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Old 03-02-2017, 10:48 AM
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I eTap'ed my Vagen!

Bucket list bike.

Lives up to all the hype.

It's all that and more.

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Old 03-02-2017, 10:57 AM
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Old 03-02-2017, 04:44 PM
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Looks fast and proper.
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Old 03-02-2017, 05:57 PM
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Old 03-02-2017, 06:22 PM
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Old 03-02-2017, 06:29 PM
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Very cool. I’m always a sucker for a white bike!
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Old 03-02-2017, 06:35 PM
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How many eTAP bikes do you have now?

Do you run a single pair of batteries and rotate across all bikes or does each bike get its own set? Seems like you have a built in pocket full of batteries now.

A first world problem . . .
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Old 03-02-2017, 07:25 PM
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The eTap bikes' lack of shifter cables give them an aura of magic.
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Old 03-02-2017, 07:43 PM
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How many eTAP bikes do you have now?

Do you run a single pair of batteries and rotate across all bikes or does each bike get its own set? Seems like you have a built in pocket full of batteries now.

A first world problem . . .
I have 4 groups.

Look 595
Moots RSL
Serotta Ottrott
Speedvagen Road

All have their own set of batteries. I do keep a spare one taped to my mini pump in my jersey pocket ( they are very small and not expensive ). You never know...
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Old 03-02-2017, 08:34 PM
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The eTap bikes' lack of shifter cables give them an aura of magic.
I'm working on a small part that can install into the now empty DT shift cable stop.

Think of it as kind of a whistle, in which the rider can select from a boxed set of inserts, each differentiated by their unique tonality. what's really interesting is installing different inserts - one on the left, a different one on the right and hearing the resultant based on the asymmetry of the air moving across the frame inducing a different combination of sounds at various speeds.
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Old 03-02-2017, 08:44 PM
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I have 4 groups.

Look 595
Moots RSL
Serotta Ottrott
Speedvagen Road
have you ever tried putting them really close to each other and seeing if one set of shifters can move the FD/RD of a different bike??

Seriously though, thats a really nice bike Steve. weather looks lovely out there, as usual too.
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Old 03-02-2017, 10:23 PM
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I'm working on a small part that can install into the now empty DT shift cable stop.

Think of it as kind of a whistle, in which the rider can select from a boxed set of inserts, each differentiated by their unique tonality. what's really interesting is installing different inserts - one on the left, a different one on the right and hearing the resultant based on the asymmetry of the air moving across the frame inducing a different combination of sounds at various speeds.
Use the cable stops as flower holders a la the VW Beetle.

Very nice. I've had a 595, an RSL and have an Ottrott. I would love to find an SV that fit, especially on with the ghost graphics.
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Old 03-02-2017, 10:28 PM
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Use the cable stops as flower holders a la the VW Beetle.

Very nice. I've had a 595, an RSL and have an Ottrott. I would love to find an SV that fit, especially on with the ghost graphics.
I love the ghost graphics as well. Maybe one day I'll send it back there and have it re painted with the ghost paint scheme. And, have them cut off the cable stops at the same time.
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That looks great. Speedvagens are on my list, and this makes me want one even more!
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Old 03-02-2017, 10:50 PM
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That looks great. Speedvagens are on my list, and this makes me want one even more!
I'm pretty much done with my bucket list now. Maybe a Firefly, but after owning the Moots RSL, seems redundant. Ok, I'm done!...until the next one...
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