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Boards User's Bikes (Fleets) **No chat - please read mod note in OP**

  • 14-06-2011 11:14am
    Registered Users Posts: 2,505 ✭✭✭ Lemag

    The Post images of beauty has turned more so into a 'Look what images I can find on the net' thread. This is fine. I can see a need/want for mutual appreciation and drooling. However, I'd also be interested in a thread which is exclusively for the bikes of boardsies. The format could be thus -

    Photo(s) of actual boardsie's bike (not images taken from the interweb of the same bike model)

    Details of the spec.

    And perhaps a brief spiel on the bike if the boardsie is so inclined.

    To avoid penis swinging contests the rules of the thread would be that there is no discussion allowed. Appreciation could only be shown by hitting the 'thanks' button.

    I'll add my bikes to this later :D

    Mod note - 26/01/15
    No general discussion at all in this thread - post your fleet, add a description and leave it there. If anyone has any questions PM the poster. If someone wants to chat about their bike(s) use the images of Beauty thread. This thread is for poostes who don't want any follow-up dicussion



  • Registered Users Posts: 52 ✭✭ Rev


    Almost bog standard Boardman Team Carbon.
    Only thing changed are the wheels.

    Cassette is an 11-23

  • Registered Users Posts: 1,724 ✭✭✭ jaqian


    Nothing as fancy as the Boardman but this is my baby :)
    Trek 7.2fx
    Cassette: 11-32

  • Registered Users Posts: 304 ✭✭ mfdc


    My commuter / winter bike. Just got it a couple months ago to replace my old hybrid. Built it up myself - Planet X Aluminium frame w/ an Apex groupset, had a pair of PX Model B wheels from when I got my road bike...


    My road bike, when it was new. Doing some work on it atm so no recent pics - it now has a white (turning yellow :mad:) saddle, bartape, cables and tyres. Planet X Ti Pro Road w/ Ultegra 6700 and DT Swiss Mon Chasseral wheels.

    Picked the PX Alu frame cos it's the same geometry as the Ti one, and since I know that fits hey why not :) Can't tell much of a difference between them other than ride quality, but I love em both! Next on the agenda - a touring bike (damn blorg, log got me dreaming) and maybe an MTB in case of snow (screw the turbo).

  • Registered Users Posts: 2,505 ✭✭✭ Lemag

    I'm glad that this appears to have been well received. I'd half expected it to be laughed off due to the existence of the PIoB thread.

    Anyhow, my Bikes


    Canyon Ultimate CF 2010 Evo Frameset size 52
    Fork: Canyon One One Four SLX
    Seat post: Ritchey WCS - Canyon VCLS-Technology
    Stem: Ritchey WCS 4-Axis
    Headset: Acros Ai-70 1 1/4" - 1 1/2"

    Wheels: Black Mavic Ksyrium SL
    Skewers: KCNC Titanium
    Tyres: Conti GP4000
    Shifters: SRAM Red
    RD: SRAM Force
    FD: SRAM Red
    Crankset: FSA Carbon 50/34 170mm
    Bottom Bracket: Token ISIS
    Brakes: TRP R920 (Silver)
    Cassette: Recon Alu 11/23
    Chain: Shimano CN7900 with KMC MissingLink
    Pedals: Look Keo Blade Carbon Ti
    Saddle: Selle Italia Kit Carbonio Flow
    Bars: Ritchey SuperLogic Carbon Logic II 42cm
    Bartape: Cinelli Cork Black

    According to my crappy Dunnes' Luggage weighing device it comes in at about 6.3kg


    My MTB is pretty much stock Grand Canyon AL 6.0 although I've added Canyon Race SL Bull Bars:D, Wellgo CNC Platform B25 Sealed Bearing (Silver) pedals and I've swapped out the stock saddle and seatpost for a Pro-Lite Nanto saddle and an FSA SL-240 CSI SBS Carbon Seatpost. Again with my crappy Dunnes' luggage weighing device this comes in just under 11.5kg.

    If I'm still in this country after this summer I'll be expecting to pick up a bargain Alu' road bike somewhere.

  • Registered Users Posts: 13,646 ✭✭✭✭ Inquitus

    My trusty steed, she needs a bit of TLC after the WW200


    Finish: Gloss Clear
    Weight: 8.48kg
    Frame: Felt Classic UHC Performance MMC Carbon Fiber Frame w/ 3KP Weave, External Cable Routing, Forged Aluminum dropouts & replaceable derailleur hanger
    Fork: Felt UHC Performance Carbon Fiber Design w/ 3KP Weave, Carbon Blades, Aluminum Crown & 1.125 Steerer, and Dropouts
    Stem: Felt VA Adjustable 6061 3D Forged Ø31.8mm w/ +/-(5, 10, or 15)° Variable
    Handlebar: Felt VS 6061 Aluminum Bar w/ Felt Variable Shape Ergonomic Drop,
    Shifters: Ultegra 6600 Brake and Shifter Combo
    Front Derailleur: Shimano 105 braze-on, double
    Rear Derailleur: Shimano 105 SS Short Cage
    Crankset: FSA Omega Compact 2 piece w/ Integrated MegaExo BB, Die-cast solid Crank Arms, w/ AL7075 T6 Aluminum CNC AL7075 Outer Chainring, 110mm BCD, 887 grams (excluding BB) 50/34T; 172.5mm
    Chainwheel 50/34T
    Bottom Bracket: FSA MegaEXO
    Pedals: Shimano 105
    Chain: KMC DX10SC 10-Speed
    Freewheel: Shimano 105 Cassette, 11-28T
    Brake Levers: Ultegra 6600 Brake and Shifter Combo
    Brakes: Dual Pivot w/ Cartridge Brake Shoes, Stainless Hardware & Teflon Bushings
    Saddle: Felt D2 Anatomic Road Saddle w/ Double-Density Base, Custom Embossed Cover w/ Cr-Mo rails
    Seat Post: Felt UHC Performance Carbon Fiber Design, Forged Aluminum Head, Twin Side Clamp Bolts, Ø27.2mm, 330mm
    Rims: MAVIC CXP-22N Aluminum Rim w/ Machined UB Control Braking Surface & Wear Indicator laced 3-Cross Rear, Radial 0-Cross Front
    Spokes: Stainless Steel 2.0mm w/ Aluminum Nipples
    Tires: Vittoria Zaffiro, 700c x 25c

    And yes, the Pie Plate needs to go!

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  • Administrators, Social & Fun Moderators, Sports Moderators Posts: 62,444 Admin ✭✭✭✭✭ Beasty

    OK, here goes, in chronological order:

    Trek 7.6 purchased October 2006 and used for commuting until June 2009. Total distance around 3,000km, and has recently been used as the dedicated Tacx turbo machine
    Major achievement – completed my one and only WW200 in June 2009:


    “Selina” (Scott CR1 Pro) purchased June 2009.
    Used for commuting, with total distance around 2,000km
    Placed in quarantine following crash in June 2009 which hospitalised me for 4 days. Still cannot remember what happened, but am informed she hurled me head first into the tarmac – it’s taken a long time to rebuilt my trust in her, although I am now inclined to let her out occasionally:


    “Beauty” (Focus Cayo) purchased July 2009, following my tiff with Selina
    My favourite bike – have done over 13,000km commuting, sportives and racing – thinking about placing her into semi-retirement over the winter and building a new racing bike:


    “Gina” – Bianchi fixie bought in December 2009 with a view to doing some summer commuting. However racing got in the way, and she’s sat in the garage ever since
    Major achievements – none
    Minor achievements – none:


    “Terri” – Dolan Track Champion bike bought April 2010 – total distance around 500km
    Been used on the tracks in Manchester, Sundrive and Kanturk. Looking for big things from her. Terri is a very smooth ride;):


    “Allie” (Giant Trinity Alliance) purchased August 2010 – total distance around 200km
    Used in one TT last year, then I decided to tart her up with the new wheels over the winter.
    Major achievement – delivering my one and only race victory earlier this year in a (handicapped) vets TT:


    And then there's the new Track Bike - The Red Devil


    And finally, the Beast:


    And so for the obligatory group shot:

  • Registered Users Posts: 1,063 ✭✭✭ on_the_nickel

    Orbea Onix TLT
    Kysrium Elites
    Ultegra components
    50/34 11/25

  • Registered Users Posts: 37 ✭✭✭ pleader

    Dogma by padraicleader, on Flickr

    My ride. Bike good. Engine bad...:D

  • Registered Users Posts: 7,106 ✭✭✭ Bluefoam

    Heres my 'fleet'. Bought as a solution to the cost of travel in Dublin. I sold my full sus mountain bike to buy her & had a huge wad of cash left over.

    Its a steel framed, hub geared bike. Perfect for knocking around the city. Its fast enough for whats required of it & super comfy. I've changed the handlebars to Noahs Arc, because portuer handlbars weren't practical due to the tight cockpit & the grip shifter. I also added the brown saddle and bar tape.

    Eventually, I'll get a bespoke frame made (steel) and transfer the parts, I'll upgrade her gradually as parts fail or I feel the need. Alfine 11 hub will be on the cards at some stage...

    I got her for the streets of Dublin - for which she is perfect. But she has recently moved with me to the Middle East, where it really isn't too cycling friendly.




    Steel Frame (tange tubing)
    Nexus 8 Hub Gears
    Alex 18 wheels
    Charge Spoon Saddle
    Soma Noahs Arc Handlebar
    No quick release, everything is done by a no 15 or an allen key
    Weight: yes, very much so (but not too important on a bike like this)...

    At some stage I'll add another MTB to my fleet - I do miss the Dublin/Wicklow mountains...

  • Moderators, Society & Culture Moderators Posts: 15,358 Mod ✭✭✭✭ smacl


    My Kellys NEOS CRX cross bike, in recovery mode from the WW200. Changes from bike as bought: Brooks flyer saddle, Shimano M324 pedals, tires, bottle cage, lights, comp, and luggage section to the back. Comfy as you'd like for a long day out, and handy for light off road excursions but slow and heavy. Slow could be largely due to an engine fault. Bought as a first serious bike last year, because it looked like the bike that I was least likely to fall off of. Still love this bike which has served me well, but starting to lust after something sleeker, slimmer and sexier (aren't we all).

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  • Registered Users Posts: 200 ✭✭ Piercemeear


    My main dandy horse. Now with matching tyres.
    Late '70s Peugeot tourer. Basically the same bike as the day it came off the factory floor. Excellent all-rounder.


    New acquisition. Gitane tandem. '80s I think.
    Had it out last night. Like learning to ride again. Both thrilling and terrifying having an engine with a mind of her own working away behind you. Speed comes out of nowhere.

    I am not stuck on French/Blue bikes, it's just worked out that way.

  • Closed Accounts Posts: 6,281 Ricky91t


    KTM Ultra Flite 2011
    Stock except for the following:
    Pedals changed to some free Wellgo's I got, I think they're V8's.
    Changed the bars last night to some white risers I had lying around, Yet to test them though(Or photo them).
    Seatpost was also changed in the shop for a longer one.

  • Registered Users Posts: 3,981 ✭✭✭ Korvanica


    My Commuter - Apollo CX-10. (bad pic I know.. Better one later)
    A tough & light enough bike for getting around. Handles hopping up and down off kerbs like a pro.
    Got it in 2007 - Have since changed the crank arm and a rim. I also did a custom paint job on it since the pic was taken.



    Onza Bird 2009 Trials Bike
    Great fun for messing around the garden/street on.


    My new Mountain bike
    Carrera Vulcan Disk
    San Mario Saddle

  • Registered Users Posts: 71 ✭✭✭ kellt

    Trek 2.1 Alluminium.
    Shimano 105 Compact.
    Upgraded Selle italia Saddle
    Mavic Askium Wheels
    Schwable Ultremo R1 Tyres
    Stitched Black/blue bar tape
    Shimano Ultegra Pedals

    Maybe move to carbon next yearDSC_0503.JPG

  • Registered Users Posts: 2,024 ✭✭✭ CheGuedara

    Argon 18 Gallium Pro (2009)


    • Uprated to 2010 headset (OS bearings upper & lower)
    • Chorus groupset: standard chainset, 12-27 cassette, Chorus 2011 dual-dual brakeset, Super Record jockey wheels
    • Campagnolo Eurus wheelset w. Hutchinson Fusion 3 tubeless tyres, cafelatex sealant
    • 3T Arx Team stem & Ergosum Team bars
    • Fizik Arione CX saddle
    • Look Keo Carbon Ti Pedals
    Brilliant fun to ride, very stiff (sometimes a bit too stiff) and responsive and the tubeless wheels help make a comfortable ride of things. Ferocious fun when pointed downhill, it goes like it's on rails! Both the Argon and Giant can sometimes be found rolling on a set of Cosmic SLs, 11-25 cassette when the wind and terrain is of the low variety.

    Giant TCR C (2008)


    • Just upgraded to 2011 Campagnolo Chorus: Compact chainset, 11-25 cassette
    • Mavic Ksyrium SL wheelset, all ceramic bearings w. Michelin Pro 3
    • 3T Arx Pro stem & Ergosum Pro bars
    • FSA SLK seatpost
    • Fizik Arione CX Carbon saddle
    • Look Keo Carbon IM Pedals
    The bike I use most often, it sees the worst weather and most training miles - while not as stiff as the Argon it gives a good return for energy put into it and over a long day in the saddle can be more comfortable if the road surface is of the iffy variety.

    Red Bull (Rose Versand) AL-400 Werks


    • Pretty much stock changes limited to cockpit components - FSA FR-200 inline seatpost, FSA carbon wrap stem, FSA K-Force XC riser bars, ODI lock-on grips
    • RockShox Reba Race 100mm fork
    • Mixed XT/LX group
    • Magura Louise brakes (180mm rotors)
    • Mavic Cross Ride wheelset
    Completely different beast from the other two and doesn't see half enough use - brilliant fun when taken off road around Killarney or Ballyhoura. Have to admit the lockout on the fork is prob my favourite thing about the bike - can't imagine climbing up anything without it.

  • Registered Users Posts: 14,720 ✭✭✭✭ CianRyan

    My Giant Brass2.
    09 model I bought late 08.
    It's done me very well and never given me any problems that weren't my fault to begin with.

    I've some one coming to look at it tomorrow so I've just given it a good clean and oil. Had the LBS make sure everything was working alright so hopefully it'll be bought tomorrow; I'll be sad to see it go.


    Stock except for the saddle post, grips and tyres.
    Saddle post snapped, grips were worn out and I needed slick tyres (And one of them blew up).

  • Closed Accounts Posts: 152 ✭✭ kpac

    2010 Trek 1.2 Alpha. Have it since August/September, thinking of upgrading to a Canyon Ultimate CF 7.0 in a few weeks.


  • Registered Users Posts: 24,255 ✭✭✭✭ Cookie_Monster

    My Canyon Roadlite 6.0

    Everything is standard apart from a replacement Mavic chain and the aerobars which were added last week.
    Arrived on Jan 4th and has given me 3,500km of service so far


  • Registered Users Posts: 227 ✭✭ sled driver

    My Trek 2.3

    Everything as standard ...................;)

    My Cinzia Bombi (drive-side pic unnecessary). This is illegitimate love child that resulted from going to LBS with more cash in the pocket than required for just the spare tube I had intended on purchasing.

    Purely a sunny Sunday morning indulgence for meandering along the non-business end of the river liffey en route to the boulangerie for a croissant and espresso - Surley that qualifies as "Euro" on some level :D

  • Registered Users Posts: 6,431 ✭✭✭ furiousox

    I've upgraded the entire gruppo to ultegra 6700.
    Changed the WCS bars from 40cm to 42cm and added a WCS carbon seatpost.
    Suffice to say, she is now.........finished! :)


    CPL 593H

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  • Registered Users Posts: 11,592 ✭✭✭✭ tomasrojo

    Pretty standard Brompton with Chariot child trailer attached:


    Dawes Horizon touring bike and Bike-hod goods trailer (with coffee table):


    Both bikes have hitches for both trailers, so four combinations possible. Nothing that would drive anyone wild with envy (apart from the Easy Pour mudflaps), but very useful.

  • Closed Accounts Posts: 22,852 ✭✭✭✭ Tallon

    My first bike :o

    I promise I will get better pics up soon :)


  • Registered Users Posts: 2,635 ✭✭✭ triggermortis



    Posted these on another thread earlier but had meant to post them here in the first place...

    furiousox.. I'm liking the look of that beast, I'll be putting that on my shopping list for when I come to upgrade my Cube (once I can get the handbrake to agree to it...)

  • Moderators, Sports Moderators Posts: 13,438 Mod ✭✭✭✭ ednwireland

    heres mine

  • Registered Users Posts: 14,720 ✭✭✭✭ CianRyan

    My new bike.
    Second hand Trek SL1200, just bought it today after selling my old bike (see above) to a fellow boardsie.


    First road bike, delighted with it. Now to join a club and keep saving for the next bike! :rolleyes:
    Not sure of the year, if anyone knows, care to pm me?
    Cheers. :)

  • Registered Users Posts: 14,223 ✭✭✭✭ Raam

    Hey there was a post about lawns to which I had a very witty response (in my mind anyway). Now no one will ever get to hear it.

    In the mean time, it's been quite a while since I have posted one of my bikes. In fact, nobody has probably ever seen a picture of this one before...


    Yeah, drive-side fail, bad quality, blah-de-blah...

  • Moderators, Sports Moderators, Regional South East Moderators Posts: 11,377 Mod ✭✭✭✭ Captain Havoc

    Pics only, no general discussion.

  • Registered Users Posts: 2,246 Hungrycol

    My Silver Bullet
    Cannondale Six13 Ultegra 6600, Fulcrum 3's.


  • Registered Users Posts: 14,223 ✭✭✭✭ Raam

    Here's a gratuitous reverse My Space angle...


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  • Moderators, Motoring & Transport Moderators Posts: 23,151 Mod ✭✭✭✭ Alanstrainor

    This is my commuting bike.

    Fixed gear, but with flip flop hub. Currently riding single speed as I began to fear for my life riding fixed!

    It has to be one of the most fun bikes i've ever used.


    I've since added some mud guards to it, so it's not as "clean" looking.