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Richard Sachs bike on eBay(15 posts)

Richard Sachs bike on eBaygtx
Dec 19, 2001 6:46 PM
I'm relieved that it's too small for me. Might make a nice beater, fixie or winter bike. :)
re: Richard Sachs bike on eBaynfm-
Dec 20, 2001 7:24 AM
well la-dee-freakin-da!
that's sure a purdy bike! my size, too!Js Haiku Shop
Dec 20, 2001 7:29 AM
jes' lookit them lugs! oooooo-weeee!!! gotta love it!

alas, i've sold my soul to eddy merckx.
re: Richard Sachs bike on eBayTriBuddha
Dec 20, 2001 9:12 AM
Sachs with Ultergra, of my, that just will not do.
re: Richard Sachs bike on eBaygtx
Dec 20, 2001 9:18 AM
yes, it's disturbing. But only temporary, I'm sure.
re: Richard Sachs bike on eBaycioccman
Dec 20, 2001 9:38 AM
Saw that too. Stuck out to me. Just like every time I visit the Pinarello website. Shimano on them just sticks out like a sore thumb to me. I'm not Campy only person either. It just seems to scream to me.
Dec 20, 2001 10:33 AM
Look through any Italian framemakers catalog and you will see bikes with both brands of components. And contrary to popular belief, if you were to go to Italy and do a group ride you would see more bikes kitted with Shimano than Campy.
Dec 20, 2001 10:54 AM
The hilarious thing about Euro rides is that they're full of Colnago owners lusting after Trek's and Cannondales.
Dec 20, 2001 11:17 AM
back when I worked in shops, I sold tons of Treks and C'dales to Italians. And when I'm in Italy, people always check out my DA equipped bike.
perfect examplextg
Dec 20, 2001 11:22 AM
of gtx having to have the last word
have I spawned my own private heckler? lol nmgtx
Dec 20, 2001 11:31 AM
There you go AGAIN!Crankist
Dec 20, 2001 1:24 PM
Sorry, it was irrestible.
Dec 20, 2001 10:59 AM
Well I think you took our comments the wrong way, its just unusual to see Shim on a Richard S bike, check out his site and you see he is a bit of an Italian retro grouch, meant in the nicest possible way:)

Currently I ride a 5500 Trek with Shim!!! But lusting after a Sachs, got to wait a few yrs till wedding anniversary, when we plan to treat each other to new "dream bikes" Guess which one in on my list!
Dec 20, 2001 11:16 AM
yeah, Sachs says he'll build the bike up for you if you want Campy, but if you want Shimano, "you're on your own." I'm a Shimano fam too, but if I got a Sachs, it would have Campy--I'd love one in white with red panels, built with Chorus and downtube shifters (I think the carbon Record stuff would look wrong on his bikes).
Dec 21, 2001 8:57 AM
Just look at TDF tape. Shimano has a pretty decent stranglehold on team sponsorships. That really means nothing to me. I'm lucky enough to have a both DA and Rec 10 on top notch American and Italian rigs. No grass is greener syndrome going on here!