Bikes with a tall/deep/wide down tube

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Bikes with a tall/deep/wide down tube

Postby BenKxK » Thu Jan 03, 2013 22:07 pm

Hey guys,

I'm currently doing some early research into my next bike and I am loving bikes with wide down tubes, like:

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Can anyone else recommend more bikes with these? Been looking at Spesh Venge and stuff but can't find many.
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Re: Bikes with a wide down tube

Postby Teebs_123 » Thu Jan 03, 2013 22:23 pm

Scott Foil?
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Trek Madone 3.5

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Re: Bikes with a wide down tube

Postby SmoggySteve » Thu Jan 03, 2013 23:02 pm

KUOTA Kom

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Re: Bikes with a wide down tube

Postby RPD Steve » Thu Jan 03, 2013 23:13 pm

Cervelo S1/2/5

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Re: Bikes with a wide down tube

Postby Grill » Thu Jan 03, 2013 23:28 pm

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Re: Bikes with a wide down tube

Postby Ck101 » Fri Jan 04, 2013 00:07 am

Focus Izalco Pro
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Re: Bikes with a wide down tube

Postby nicklouse » Fri Jan 04, 2013 00:17 am

I would not call that wide but tall.

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Re: Bikes with a wide down tube

Postby BouncyBoy » Fri Jan 04, 2013 01:26 am

Canyon Aero, Cervelo S5, Rose Xeon CW team, Blue AC, Felt AR, Litespeed C3, BMC Timemachine, Stephens SLR road, Mchipolini frames.
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Re: Bikes with a wide down tube

Postby BenKxK » Fri Jan 04, 2013 09:58 am

nicklouse wrote:I would not call that wide but tall.

;)


Depends which way you look at it I suppose... ;-)

Thanks for the suggestions everyone

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Re: Bikes with a wide down tube

Postby cougie » Fri Jan 04, 2013 11:40 am

I think the term is deep.

Also check out the Planet X N2A.

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Re: Bikes with a tall/deep/wide down tube

Postby RPD Steve » Fri Jan 04, 2013 13:10 pm

Or we can be more specific and say 'aero profile' lol

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Re: Bikes with a tall/deep/wide down tube

Postby BenKxK » Mon Jan 07, 2013 22:34 pm

I've fallen in love with this:

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Even though it isn't aero :(

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Re: Bikes with a tall/deep/wide down tube

Postby ALIHISGREAT » Mon Jan 07, 2013 22:49 pm

That headtube/stem thing its got going in is horrible.

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Re: Bikes with a tall/deep/wide down tube

Postby Strith » Mon Jan 07, 2013 22:56 pm

That Look is rank. Reminds me of the hunchback of notre dame!

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Re: Bikes with a tall/deep/wide down tube

Postby giant man » Tue Jan 08, 2013 08:20 am

That Look 675 is beautiful, and anyone who says otherwise fails to grasp the concept of integration imo
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Re: Bikes with a tall/deep/wide down tube

Postby antonyfromoz » Tue Jan 08, 2013 09:14 am

BenKxK wrote:I've fallen in love with this:

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Even though it isn't aero :(


Definitely marmite looks but IMO the white option is nicer:
look_675_whiteblackred_ultegradi2_mavicccsle107.jpg

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Re: Bikes with a wide down tube

Postby Rolf F » Tue Jan 08, 2013 09:39 am

BenKxK wrote:
nicklouse wrote:I would not call that wide but tall.

;)


Depends which way you look at it I suppose... ;-)


Indeed it does - eg the Eiffel Tower is 410 feet tall and 984 feet wide! :wink:
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Re: Bikes with a tall/deep/wide down tube

Postby greasedscotsman » Tue Jan 08, 2013 10:37 am

giant man wrote:That Look 675 is beautiful, and anyone who says otherwise fails to grasp the concept of integration imo


What does integration have to do with beauty?

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Re: Bikes with a tall/deep/wide down tube

Postby ALIHISGREAT » Tue Jan 08, 2013 11:13 am

giant man wrote:That Look 675 is beautiful, and anyone who says otherwise fails to grasp the concept of integration imo



It just makes it look like it has an incredibly tall headtube..

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Re: Bikes with a tall/deep/wide down tube

Postby BenKxK » Tue Jan 08, 2013 11:41 am

antonyfromoz wrote:
Definitely marmite looks but IMO the white option is nicer:
look_675_whiteblackred_ultegradi2_mavicccsle107.jpg


After doing some more perving I have to agree. The black looks horrible to me now, the white is sexy


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