|Any all black manuf. bikes w/ black shimano 105 avail.?||853|
Jan 13, 2004 1:50 PM
|I'm looking for a cheap second bike, and was wondering if anybody sells an all black bike using the new Shimano black 105 kit. I prefer aluminum, but will look at other materials.
Jan 13, 2004 7:00 PM
|I remember seeing a Felt bike in black with the black 105 group. I believe the Felt decals were in red.|
|Build your own Cross Check||pitt83|
Jan 14, 2004 8:17 AM
|Works for me (PS: the seat has since been replaced witha Selle Italia Flite; that was a junker I had in the box-o-parts).
Everything is 105 black except:
The cranks are FSA gossamer with cyclocross rings.
The rims are MA3.
Salsa stem and bar
Avid Shorty 4 brakes
|You can also get a Surly Pacer...||Nater|
Jan 14, 2004 10:10 AM
|in black and end up with essentially the same thing. Probably the same price too.|
|re: Any all black manuf. bikes w/ black shimano 105 avail.?||biketx|
Jan 14, 2004 8:20 AM
|Cheap, black and black 105 - Motobecane Vent Noir, $795 on bikesdirect.com, or probably cheaper at Cycle Spectrum if you're near one. Looked at it myself a while back. Seemed fine, especially for a second bike. I think I've seen some on e-Bay, too.
|Funny you should ask...||crestlinefarm|
Jan 14, 2004 11:33 AM
|I didn't set out to originally, but somehow have ended up with a ridiculously black bike...here's how it started:
1. Bought a frame off eBay which was exactly my size. Matte black frame--no decals--with black carbon fork.
2. Bought a take-off handlebar & stem from a friend..both matte black aluminum.
3. Built up a set of wheels, Campagnolo aero rims...matte black.
4. Got a good deal on an Easton seatpost: black with black leather saddle.
So far it looks like the STI's, brakes, derailers, hubs and crankset will be the only silver on the bike...
|re: Any all black manuf. bikes w/ black shimano 105 avail.?||irregardless|
Jan 14, 2004 7:56 PM
|Cannondale r600, I believe, 2003 model, CAAD5 frame. Some striping, but not bad.|| |