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    Default Spinelli's TT bike rehoming project.

    Hi all.

    Many of you remember this bike. I say this with complete honesty that it was one of the most astonishing things that has ever happened to me. In the grand scheme, it's pretty insignificant, but from a personal perspective it had a huge impact on my psyche, and got me through some seriously dark times. The Salon getting together and buying some random-ass Continental bike racer a TT bike because his schlep team didn't feel the need to supply their riders with bikes. Seriously? Awed.

    While last season (and getting into bed with some hopeful, yet hopelessly impotent dreams of others this year) effectively doomed my career as a "professional" bike racer, I'm still eternally grateful. I'm grateful that y'all taught me that the people I choose to converse with, those whose ideas, thoughts, sympathies, loyalties I take to heart - they're genuinely good folk. It reinforced the notion that I must be doing something right with myself and to stay true to my gut, and to stay true to those whom I hold dear.

    Thus, it's with something of bittersweet happiness that I need to pass on Justin's old Javelin Barolo TT bike in the manner that the Salon gave it to me, because after all, this is really your bike. Who needs it? I know you guys know someone. It hasn't changed much. I got a new seatpost for it, as well as a Fi:zik Ares snubnose TT saddle to placate the UCI. The fork isn't legal, but after the com hoists it and goes "my God", they likely won't give shit for it anyway.


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    Default Re: Spinelli's TT bike rehoming project.

    You're 6' right?

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    Default Re: Spinelli's TT bike rehoming project.

    6'1, 33in inseam. In the "rear" position I believe the bike has a 56cm TT.

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    Default Re: Spinelli's TT bike rehoming project.

    No strings attached. Musgrave's gotta know a home for this.

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    Default Re: Spinelli's TT bike rehoming project.

    Quote Originally Posted by Nierman View Post
    No strings attached. Musgrave's gotta know a home for this.
    I don't know anyone who needs this.

    Quote Originally Posted by Heisenberg View Post
    I say this with complete honesty that it was one of the most astonishing things that has ever happened to me. In the grand scheme, it's pretty insignificant, but from a personal perspective it had a huge impact on my psyche, and got me through some seriously dark times. The Salon getting together and buying some random-ass Continental bike racer a TT bike because his schlep team didn't feel the need to supply their riders with bikes. Seriously? Awed.
    vSalon rules no!?! I know what you mean, I've seen 4 kids lives changed forever by the generous folks here.
    laughter has no foreign accent.

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    Default Re: Spinelli's TT bike rehoming project.

    If no one knows anyone that needs it my vote says sell it to help pay rent.

    Or do you have a low $$ devo team out there? Give it to them?

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    Default Re: Spinelli's TT bike rehoming project.

    Quote Originally Posted by PJN View Post
    If no one knows anyone that needs it my vote says sell it to help pay rent.
    +1 as far as I'm concerned.

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    Default Re: Spinelli's TT bike rehoming project.

    that bike is soooo fast.

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    Default Re: Spinelli's TT bike rehoming project.

    He will also trade it for a refrigerated Sprinter van.

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    Default Re: Spinelli's TT bike rehoming project.

    Quote Originally Posted by ned View Post
    He will also trade it for a refrigerated Sprinter van.
    Too late.

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    Default Re: Spinelli's TT bike rehoming project.

    One of our local kids, Brendan R. (17), is the current US National Junior Crit champ, rides for KMS and the US Junior Team.

    He is an awesome kid, 6'1 and would likely be happy beyond belief to get his hands on this.

    Send PM if you want me to establish connection and provide details.



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