How would you spend a small fortune?

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Re: How would you spend a small fortune?

Postby Keyser__Soze » Tue Nov 13, 2012 14:10 pm

56cm 2011 Addict R2 with Ultegra/Ksyrium Elites for £1999 here : http://www.bike-treks.co.uk/282323/prod ... PriceComp1
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Re: How would you spend a small fortune?

Postby vermin » Tue Nov 13, 2012 14:12 pm

The Beginner wrote:Just to stir the mix....
http://www.bikereplacement.co.uk/p56207 ... -Bike.aspx


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Re: How would you spend a small fortune?

Postby meanredspider » Tue Nov 13, 2012 14:54 pm

vermin wrote:
The Beginner wrote:Just to stir the mix....
http://www.bikereplacement.co.uk/p56207 ... -Bike.aspx


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I love the bit at the bottom "Similar Products" with GT bikes at around £600: similar in what way exactly? They have GT written on them?
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Re: How would you spend a small fortune?

Postby EKE_38BPM » Tue Nov 13, 2012 14:56 pm

meanredspider wrote:
vermin wrote:
The Beginner wrote:Just to stir the mix....
http://www.bikereplacement.co.uk/p56207 ... -Bike.aspx


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I love the bit at the bottom "Similar Products" with GT bikes at around £600: similar in what way exactly? They have GT written on them?


I guess it'd be the triple triangle frame, or in other words, its a GT.
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Re: How would you spend a small fortune?

Postby WGWarburton » Wed Nov 14, 2012 14:02 pm

vermin wrote:
WGWarburton wrote:Hmm, can't imagine being in this position but if I were I think I'd be looking at the Genesis Equilibrium Ti.

Kitted out with Shimano, though.

Cheers,
W.


Nice bike, but I'm too much of a boy racer at heart!


Hmm, Hot-Hatch or Porsche...?

They say anyone who really enjoys driving has a 911 at some point... Maybe it's the same with bikes?

Carbon and Aluminium arn't made to be pleasant to ride, just to be light at a pricepoint... Steel and titanium are made for riding.

Cheers,
W.

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Re: How would you spend a small fortune?

Postby vermin » Fri Nov 16, 2012 11:04 am

dhope wrote:Dura Ace... nice wheels

Hmm, delete what post?

Yeah, I'm actually very tempted too, looks like a bargain...


Looks like you didn't delete it fast enough (or else, enjoy your new wheels!)

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Re: How would you spend a small fortune?

Postby Veronese68 » Fri Nov 16, 2012 11:10 am

vermin wrote:
dhope wrote:Dura Ace... nice wheels

Hmm, delete what post?

Yeah, I'm actually very tempted too, looks like a bargain...


Looks like you didn't delete it fast enough (or else, enjoy your new wheels!)

What was it? Have you made a decision yet?
I had a schmooze around Sigma Sports the other day. I really like the Seven bikes, but I am an old git.

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Re: How would you spend a small fortune?

Postby vermin » Fri Nov 16, 2012 11:14 am

Veronese68 wrote:
vermin wrote:
dhope wrote:Dura Ace... nice wheels

Hmm, delete what post?

Yeah, I'm actually very tempted too, looks like a bargain...


Looks like you didn't delete it fast enough (or else, enjoy your new wheels!)

What was it? Have you made a decision yet?
I had a schmooze around Sigma Sports the other day. I really like the Seven bikes, but I am an old git.


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Re: How would you spend a small fortune?

Postby mudcow007 » Fri Nov 16, 2012 11:18 am

How would you spend a small fortune?

on booze and women, the rest i would waste

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Re: How would you spend a small fortune?

Postby vermin » Fri Nov 16, 2012 11:21 am

mudcow007 wrote:How would you spend a small fortune?

on booze and women, the rest i would waste

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I was in the 'pool on Wednesday. Surely you'd set some aside for orange paint and tracksuits?

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Re: How would you spend a small fortune?

Postby mudcow007 » Fri Nov 16, 2012 12:16 pm

vermin wrote:
mudcow007 wrote:How would you spend a small fortune?

on booze and women, the rest i would waste

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I was in the 'pool on Wednesday. Surely you'd set some aside for orange paint and tracksuits?


we have that already by the bucket load im surprised you didn't get painted an clothed as you came off the train or the M62
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Re: How would you spend a small fortune?

Postby The Fuggler » Fri Nov 16, 2012 12:53 pm

vermin wrote:
Veronese68 wrote:
vermin wrote:
dhope wrote:Dura Ace... nice wheels

Hmm, delete what post?

Yeah, I'm actually very tempted too, looks like a bargain...


Looks like you didn't delete it fast enough (or else, enjoy your new wheels!)

What was it? Have you made a decision yet?
I had a schmooze around Sigma Sports the other day. I really like the Seven bikes, but I am an old git.


A Giant TCR Advanced SL1 2011, for pennies!


Nice choice! Looking forward to the pictures...
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Re: How would you spend a small fortune?

Postby vermin » Fri Nov 16, 2012 14:35 pm

The Fuggler wrote:
vermin wrote:
Veronese68 wrote:
vermin wrote:
dhope wrote:Dura Ace... nice wheels

Hmm, delete what post?

Yeah, I'm actually very tempted too, looks like a bargain...


Looks like you didn't delete it fast enough (or else, enjoy your new wheels!)

What was it? Have you made a decision yet?
I had a schmooze around Sigma Sports the other day. I really like the Seven bikes, but I am an old git.


A Giant TCR Advanced SL1 2011, for pennies!


Nice choice! Looking forward to the pictures...


That's the point - sadly someone got there before me. Still going to try out some TCRs tomorrow to see if I like the ride...

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Re: How would you spend a small fortune?

Postby The Fuggler » Fri Nov 16, 2012 15:37 pm

Ah! Bugger. Good luck tomorrow. Think you'll enjoy it.
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Re: How would you spend a small fortune?

Postby BigMat » Fri Nov 16, 2012 17:14 pm

WGWarburton wrote:
vermin wrote:
WGWarburton wrote:Hmm, can't imagine being in this position but if I were I think I'd be looking at the Genesis Equilibrium Ti.

Kitted out with Shimano, though.

Cheers,
W.


Nice bike, but I'm too much of a boy racer at heart!


Hmm, Hot-Hatch or Porsche...?

They say anyone who really enjoys driving has a 911 at some point... Maybe it's the same with bikes?

Carbon and Aluminium arn't made to be pleasant to ride, just to be light at a pricepoint... Steel and titanium are made for riding.

Cheers,
W.


You can lay up carbon to ride like any other material, and be lighter in the process. So I'm not sure that comment is true. Steel is for old romantics, titanium is for people who want a frame for life (IMO of course).

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Re: How would you spend a small fortune?

Postby vermin » Fri Nov 16, 2012 17:57 pm

BigMat wrote: titanium is for people who want a frame for life (IMO of course).


Not much point when your 'frame for life' gets half-inched after a year.


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