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    Although I've got my issues with the company these days, I still love my Nove - whatever the reason, the frame combines rigidity and softness in a very satisfying way.

    I freshened it up over the winter - HotTubes refinished it and replaced the many fraying blue & white decals with a few in silver paint; Ultegra 10 has been replaced with SRAM Red; The soft parts are white now.

    Who else? C'mon, I know they're out there. The brand that dare not speak its name...
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    Very nice.

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    Mid-90's CSI w/ a bi-lam seat lug. I've since swapped the cranks for R700 Shimano's b/c the front derailleur adjustment was too finicky with the XC Pro cranks. Bars are now wrapped in white, too. It's been my commuter since the Ram is getting refinished. It handles incredibly well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by davids View Post
    Although I've got my issues with the company these days, I still love my Nove - whatever the reason, the frame combines rigidity and softness in a very satisfying way.

    I freshened it up over the winter - HotTubes refinished it and replaced the many fraying blue & white decals with a few in silver paint; Ultegra 10 has been replaced with SRAM Red; The soft parts are white now.

    Who else? C'mon, I know they're out there. The brand that dare not speak its name...
    nice tyre (touching my nipples) label alignment.
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    Oh Bikesnob.
    (its just for a laugh)
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    Quote Originally Posted by swoop View Post
    Oh Bikesnob.
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    Great stuff my brother you have a fine fine fine ride there.

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    Riding out to Cabrillo yesterday. The Ranger at the gate told me she liked my bike. She asked if it was an old bike "like a dumpster diver". I just said, yea dumpsters give up some really fun stuff..........



    ....can someone point me towards a pic posting tutorial. I can't manage to post off photobucket...THX
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    Here's my '96 CSI, converted to single speed using the White Industries eccentric ENO hub. What a crazy nice riding bike it is.

    Wish I knew how to make the picture larger...anyone know?
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    Just freshened up my CDA and got it out yesterday...Don
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    There aren't that many people on this board stupid enough to buy one. I'm stupid enough to buy one, and then another, and . . .

    Here's the road bike (HSG Ti)
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    The other one (GP Suisse)

    (and yeah, this was just after the build and the bars were coming down . . . but no, not all the way).
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    two oldies:






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    My name is James Edward Kile

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    hey saab... clean your tape!

    :)

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    Quote Originally Posted by GrantM View Post
    hey saab... clean your tape!

    :)
    I hate to say it, but in my world that is pretty clean...

    But I am moving towards black tape on a few bikes in order to avoid comments from the peanut gallery. :cheers:
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    Quote Originally Posted by Saab2000 View Post
    I hate to say it, but in my world that is pretty clean...

    But I am moving towards black tape on a few bikes in order to avoid comments from the peanut gallery. :cheers:
    well, it only needs to be clean for the camera.
    the rest of the time... you're on your own.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GrantM View Post
    well, it only needs to be clean for the camera.
    the rest of the time... you're on your own.

    -g
    Well, that's true. Here's a pic of the same bike a couple weeks earlier. Different wheels and a longer head tube. The second shot was taken after I had milled down the head tube.

    Clean tape!

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    Saab, that is still to this day one of my favorites !
    coffee club rider apparently

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