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Does this count? It's my '05 Bad Boy Ultra with some drivetrain mods. 26 / 36 in the front and a touring cassette in the rear. I basically grabbed my cranks off my DH and tossed em on as it's so wet here in the north east I won't be riding that bike till august :mad: Anyway, this is my commuter. It's a bad ass bike.
 

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bad ronald said:
Does this count? It's my '05 Bad Boy Ultra with some drivetrain mods. 26 / 36 in the front and a touring cassette in the rear. I basically grabbed my cranks off my DH and tossed em on as it's so wet here in the north east I won't be riding that bike till august :mad: Anyway, this is my commuter. It's a bad ass bike.
That bike is incredibly nice Ron! Are the decals glowing from the flash?

I think I'm going to convert my F1000 to an urban commuter this summer, I may just go with a single chainring tough, I'm used to ride my BMX around town. I just wish my bike looked like that!
 

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Yeah they are black reflective so you don't really see them until you hit the bike with some light. Very stealth, but works great for commuting and reflecting car headlights. I can't wait to start crusing into work on it.

I was gonna go for a single chainring as well, but there are some fairly steep hills around here. I also wanted to be able to put my mountain wheels on it and hit the woods from time to time so I felt 2 x 9 was better than 1 x 9 for that kind of riding.

-Ron
 

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thanks for the compliment guys, but what I don't understand is that if it's an optimo frame or a furio since it's stated in the website that it's a furio frame but says optimo on the seat tube. hmmmm weird.
 

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It's a furio frame. Thats the wrong decal. I was gonna say something but figured I would just keep my mouth shut.
yeah I read it somewhere in this forum that furio frames got a different rear than an optimo. And it seems like mine's not the only one I've seen with a wrong decal(seen it on an F1000), but I'm not complainin... :)
 

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I'll Play

This is my 2004 Optimo. I raced it all last year, and plan on doing the same this year. Great bike, I'm still working on getting fit enough to take it to it's limits.
 

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Sorry for the crap pictures..

...my camera is CHEAP. Here is my 2003 F600; some of the changes include the Lefty DLR, IRC Mythos tires, a cheap (but I like it!) alloy riser bar, Selle Italia Pro-Link saddle, and I added a Roll-a-ma-jig to smooth out the shifting. Adding the Lefty was like getting a new bike! It tracks beautifully. There were no problems in using the stock Avid mechanical disc brakes, either. I plan on changing the seatpost (I expected more from a Ritchey product) and I have yet to make up my mind on new pedals.

I want to thank "fastasaturtle" for all of his work on my bike; not only is he a great wrench, but he's a patient teacher as well (even if he rides an Ellsworth :p ). This is the last I will speak kindly of him...
 

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...my camera is CHEAP. Here is my 2003 F600; some of the changes include the Lefty DLR, IRC Mythos tires, a cheap (but I like it!) alloy riser bar, Selle Italia Pro-Link saddle, and I added a Roll-a-ma-jig to smooth out the shifting. Adding the Lefty was like getting a new bike! It tracks beautifully. There were no problems in using the stock Avid mechanical disc brakes, either. I plan on changing the seatpost (I expected more from a Ritchey product) and I have yet to make up my mind on new pedals.

I want to thank "fastasaturtle" for all of his work on my bike; not only is he a great wrench, but he's a patient teacher as well (even if he rides an Ellsworth :p ). This is the last I will speak kindly of him...
Right, you need to post bigger pictures of your bike
 

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I'm more than a bit surprised that the battleship-liveried F600 from this year's collection isn't more popular. Would love to see pictures of one outside of the catalog. I love that livery so much that I'd be happy to opt for another gearie if I had the cash.
 

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thanks for the compliment guys, but what I don't understand is that if it's an optimo frame or a furio since it's stated in the website that it's a furio frame but says optimo on the seat tube. hmmmm weird.
I think both decals are correct. I have a '04 SL2000 with Optimo tubing (and decal) with the thinner, hourglass "Power Supply" seat stays and an '04 1FG with the Optimo tubing and decal but the stiffer, Furio "Dual Assault"rear triangle.

My understanding is they both utilize Optimo tubing on the main frame, which explains the decals...but the question would be does the Furio rear triangle used on the 1000 and up models with the Optimo main frame use different, non-Optimo tubing? I do think below the 800 models are not Optimo tubing at all, and accordingly lack the Optimo sticker.

Anyone know for certain?

Joe
 
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