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First road bike. BMC

DoombrainDoombrain Posts: 360
edited April 2010 in Your road bikes
Brand new today, first road bike :)

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LOL road riding.

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  • AndyD2574AndyD2574 Posts: 1,034
    Nice mate for your first road bike.

    Enjoy!! :D
    Specialized S Works Venge
    Argon18 E114
    Specialized Langster Single Speed
    Scott Spark Expert 29'er
    GT Avalanche
    http://www.glasgowgreencycleclub.co.uk
  • DoombrainDoombrain Posts: 360
    cheers. didn't have a good first ride though thanks to two cheap Chinese tubes which both blew on me!

    if it wasn't for my mate giving me another tube, it would of been a nice long walk home.

    will be having words with Evans tomorrow.
    LOL road riding.
  • Just bought a race master and building it now. Groupset to be ordered tomorrow.
    Nice to see other BMC bikes as well as the flagship model pro machine being put on here as well.

    Sorry to here about the tubes, way to ruin your bike honeymoon!!!
  • DoombrainDoombrain Posts: 360
    The chaps at Evans sorted me out with two good brand toobs!

    I bet you can't wait to get it together.
    LOL road riding.
  • gabriel959gabriel959 Posts: 4,227
    looks nice but expensive for what it is.
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    Commuting / Winter rides - Jamis Renegade Expert
    Pootling / Offroad - All-City Macho Man Disc
    Fast rides Cannondale SuperSix Ultegra
  • DoombrainDoombrain Posts: 360
    that's OK, I'm rich.
    LOL road riding.
  • AndyD2574AndyD2574 Posts: 1,034
    You got a spec sheet?
    What you got on it?
    Specialized S Works Venge
    Argon18 E114
    Specialized Langster Single Speed
    Scott Spark Expert 29'er
    GT Avalanche
    http://www.glasgowgreencycleclub.co.uk
  • DoombrainDoombrain Posts: 360
    Frame:ISC With BMC Custom alloy tubing with a carbon wishbone
    Fork:BMC Straight Edge 048
    Front Derailleur:Shimano Ultegra SL Braze - on
    Rear Derailleur:Shimano Ultegra SL
    Shifters:Shimano Ultegra
    Chainset:Shimano Ultegra 53-39 Teeth
    Cassette:Shimano Ultegra SL 12- 27 Teeth
    Front Brake:Shimano Ultegra
    Rear Brake:Shimano Ultegra
    Handlebars:Scor
    Stem:Scor
    Rims:Fulcrum Racing 7
    Front Hub:Fulcrum Racing 7
    Rear Hub:Fulcrum Racing 7
    Spokes:Fulcrum Racing 7
    Front Tyre:Continental Ultra Race
    Rear Tyre:Continental Ultra Race
    Saddle:Scor
    Seatpost:BMC Alloy Stream post 73.5
    LOL road riding.
  • Bill-87Bill-87 Posts: 155
    Unbelievable first bike.
  • DoombrainDoombrain Posts: 360
    Looks a little small. :wink:

    That's because of the massive TV in the background.
    LOL road riding.
  • DoombrainDoombrain Posts: 360
    some more pics

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    LOL road riding.
  • I really like the unroundedness of the tubes. It is strangely attractive!! :)
  • hopper1hopper1 Posts: 4,389
    You should straighten the photos up on your back wall! :oops:
    Start with a budget, finish with a mortgage!
  • LagavulinLagavulin Posts: 1,688
    Very nice. I do like BMCs and orange on bikes.

    I was always told red + orange is a bit of a no no. If that were mine when it came to new tyres time I'd be tempted to take the stickers of the rims and buy one of the following;

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    I'd be ordering some Euskatel kit too.
  • DoombrainDoombrain Posts: 360
    omg yes
    LOL road riding.
  • having looked at your pics, that BMC is really gorgeous, that orange really suits its as well, makes me want to buy one, if only i had the cash :(
  • grahamcpgrahamcp Posts: 323
    Nice bike and nice pics, my favourite combination.

    Hopefully will have my own BMC built up soon! How does yours ride?

    Are you into photography as well as cycling? What camera are you using?
  • DoombrainDoombrain Posts: 360
    loving the bike, seems to be getting better on each ride.

    i work in the industry but i'm not a pro, just a byproduct of the job. it's a Canon 5D.
    LOL road riding.
  • I keep mine in the livingroom too... nice bike mate!

    :wink:
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