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PostPosted: Fri Feb 17, 2012 12:26 pm 
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v. nice but the best design for joining up a frame is straight lines so all these fancy angles and curves are a bit gimmicky.

£ 3.5 for a top end bike is not that shocking these days.


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:shock: That hardtail looks minging imo. Saying that, most hydroformed frames make me puke.


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02gf74 wrote:
v. nice but the best design for joining up a frame is straight lines so all these fancy angles and curves are a bit gimmicky.


Not sure I agree with that...
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 17, 2012 3:39 pm 
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Loving that head tube stem interface - very xc racy profile - would love to try one.


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 17, 2012 3:44 pm 
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would look nice next to an ipad2, bmw m3 and fancy trailcentre wannabe racer while filling in his ride journal over a skinny latte.......


:wink: dont look bad but not a fan, nothing new or developing progressuion, just fashionable paint schemes and gimmicks


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 17, 2012 4:35 pm 
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longun wrote:
would look nice next to an ipad2, bmw m3 and fancy trailcentre wannabe racer while filling in his ride journal over a skinny latte.......


Haha!! You've hit the nail on the head there :lol:

"Coming to a Starbucks near you"... ;)


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Had another look and it just looks like it's crashed in to a wall. Am I missing something here :?


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 17, 2012 5:12 pm 
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those look a lot like the LOOK 986 and 920s...£2000RRP (street £1200) for the rigid 986 and £3000 RRP (street £2750) for the susser 920 :shock:
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