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NEW BIKE ALERT!!(11 posts)

NEW BIKE ALERT!!african
Aug 29, 2002 5:54 AM
Here it is, my new ride. Only one week old and two rides maybe 30 miles on her.

I am buying a house in a few weeks so with that in mind:
Bike is a Dream Plus all ultegra (no house then dura ace)
Pedals look 396 (Jalabert sig series e bay special)
Fork is Force carbon
Wheels are my old mavic somethings (not sure)

Top speed so far 32.4 mph.
Paint job GEO, I love it. For those that don't know it is a map of the world on the bike. I like that as I am from Africa and live here and have travelled a small bit so it is nice to have a map to see where you are if you get lost on a century.
Look carefully girls you might see my reflection in the TV naked!
Anything else? Flame away...
re: NEW BIKE ALERT!!african
Aug 29, 2002 5:56 AM
This is the current ride, for Ironman Floorida (sic).
Nice ride.... Good attention to detail....... nmDave Hickey
Aug 29, 2002 6:01 AM
purty! i'm saving up for a c-40 with the same paintjob (nm)ColnagoFE
Aug 29, 2002 6:44 AM
your bikealansutton
Aug 29, 2002 10:08 AM
nice bike!
excellent......african
Aug 29, 2002 10:29 AM
Thats a riot, good one LOL. Eddie was my favourite back in the '80s.

cheers
Nice for a Colnago. nmPack Meat
Aug 29, 2002 11:49 AM
re: NEW BIKE ALERT!!dave woof
Aug 29, 2002 12:23 PM
Hey - you have my bike!!

You don't see too many Dream Plus Geo's... I love mine.

only I'd ditch the ultegra levers asap. They'll jam on you after the first 200-300 miles. Upgrade to Dura Ace. Ultegra everything else is fine.

Dave Woof
re: NEW BIKE ALERT!!african
Aug 30, 2002 7:43 AM
I will watch the levers. In fact they are the only thing I considered replacing straight away, but just went ultegra in the end. I love the bike and am glad there are not many of them. Enjoy your ride.

Cheers
I wouldn't get a bike like this with ultegra...Raf1
Aug 29, 2002 8:10 PM
house or no house.

you'll end up paying for an upgrade sooner or later.

Ultegra is fine but not for a high end bike.
Houseafrican
Aug 30, 2002 7:41 AM
you are right, I do prefer the dura ace. But I had to limit my budget. I will upgrade to dura ace as the parts go out on me. The bike turned a few heads on Thursday night ride. Thank goodness there are none like it, the only other dream plus is yellow and white.

Cheers