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      08-23-2007, 08:58 PM   #1
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This ride gets incredible mpg

My other ride.
Trek Madone 5.9 SSL
Paint job is from a p-40 warhawk
Weight 15.4 lbs
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      08-23-2007, 09:11 PM   #2
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i like the wheels
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      08-23-2007, 09:16 PM   #3
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      08-23-2007, 09:19 PM   #4
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24's?


and 15.4 lbs??????????????????????????
wow.. u could pick that up and like... throw it at someone.
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      08-23-2007, 09:24 PM   #5
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24's?


and 15.4 lbs??????????????????????????
wow.. u could pick that up and like... throw it at someone.
like the environmentalist in the hybrids that pollute more than hummers?
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      08-23-2007, 09:26 PM   #6
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There 29's. Yes you could throw it very easy. All the carbon fiber might not be to happy. The wheels, frame, crank arms, stem, handlebars, hubs and post are all carbon fiber.
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      08-23-2007, 09:30 PM   #7
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Damn...are those high tension cables or something? Talk about reducing unsprung mass haha
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      08-23-2007, 09:31 PM   #8
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I'm assuming the gearbox is lightning fast too...
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      08-23-2007, 10:15 PM   #9
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Time for tint and a drop....errrrr....wait....


Like the creative paint job!
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      08-23-2007, 11:09 PM   #10
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so how many miles can you put out before your first gallon of gas?
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Its never ran out yet
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      08-23-2007, 11:39 PM   #12
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so how many miles can you put out before your first gallon of gas?
he has to eat powerbars as fuel....how many powerbars per mile? that should be the ratio...
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      08-24-2007, 12:36 AM   #13
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where are the xenons!?!? can't ride without the xenons at night!
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That is a sick bike. I begged and pleaded with my dad to get his Postal bike before he sold it, but no luck. Are you in the SLC area by chance? Also, are you in the service? Just curious.
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      08-24-2007, 02:44 AM   #15
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I have the same King Headset lying around in my garage, 110 bucks for bearings, ehhh....
You can get Titanium King Headset for $250, that would save up even more weight
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That is a sick bike. I begged and pleaded with my dad to get his Postal bike before he sold it, but no luck. Are you in the SLC area by chance? Also, are you in the service? Just curious.
I do live in SLC. I was at a local bike store for awhile but not any more.
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      08-24-2007, 03:26 PM   #18
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Are the wheels an experiment on how few spokes it takes before the wheels come apart.
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      08-24-2007, 04:31 PM   #19
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Wheels on the bike are stronger then a normal wheel with a lot of spokes.
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      08-25-2007, 07:59 PM   #20
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Are the wheels an experiment on how few spokes it takes before the wheels come apart.
The fewer spokes a.k.a paired spokes, keep the wheel from walking side to side as the spokes de-tension at the bottom most part of the revolution. By keeping them in tighter pairs there is no walking between the next set of spokes. So they are lighter and stronger than a traditionally laced 32 hole spoked wheel.
You will see all the greatest racers in the world using them. Even recreational riders get the same goods as the racers now.

Weight 1350g (old) 1295 (new 08)
Retail $1999

Dont forget your carbon water bottle cages and derailleurs.


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That is a sick bike. I begged and pleaded with my dad to get his Postal bike before he sold it, but no luck. Are you in the SLC area by chance? Also, are you in the service? Just curious.
If you wanted to see the same bike we do have one at our shop in Salt Lake if you are interested.


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      08-25-2007, 08:44 PM   #22
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You can also just go to Trek's Project One web site and build one. You then build it any way you want.
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