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    $11,200 city bike



    The only thing I got out of this video promo is "When did guys start wearing scarves when it's not cold outside?"

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    Well if he's working for Hermes that's probably a $300 tissue blanket he's wearing around his neck. Kind of tells you what target group they're aiming for.

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    And to answer the question that is the title, nothing makes it worth $11, 200. They threw that MSRP on a bike that seems to be really "worth" in the $2000.00-$2500.00 range.
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    Quote Originally Posted by the-one1 View Post
    The only thing I got out of this video promo is "When did guys start wearing scarves when it's not cold outside?"
    And that, French elitist hipsters hog the left lane, are too weak to lift a steel frame, and prefer the feel of leather.
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    I understand owning one of these bikes increases smug in the city.
    Consciousness, that annoying time between bike rides.

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    Quote Originally Posted by net wurker View Post
    And to answer the question that is the title, nothing makes it worth $11, 200. They threw that MSRP on a bike that seems to be really "worth" in the $2000.00-$2500.00 range.
    If that. 105-equipped CF road bikes start in that range. This has a CF frame, but has what appear to be basic hydros, an IGH, and a dynamo front hub. The rims appear to be basic, as well as the rims and most of the cockpit bits. The leather bits used don't look all that fancy. Not hard to find leather grips. That saddle is not on par with a Brooks.

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    Well its incredibly light which is the only good thing i see about it really. the price is unbelievable. this could easily go in the Craigslist wtf thread.

    Not too mention its french. Its not the first thing thats overpriced to come from them is it. Wine, cars, ski resorts. Thing is there are mugs who will still buy into it. The most miserable people in the world riding round on pompous bikes with hipster scarves. Who would have thought??? Yeah i went there.

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    What make are the brakes? I wasn't sure what they were from the video

    The colour coordinated leather wrap on the top tube for lifting the bike is a work of genius though. I wonder if the leather finish can be matched against your Hermes hat. (I have no idea why they're being worn by horses?)



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    The only problems I see with this bike are that it doesn't come in a champagne gold colour and there isn't a coffee cup holder on the bars.

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    Its not the first thing thats overpriced to come from them is it.

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    That bike is a rip off.

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    The titanium kickstand makes it worth every penny.
    Use it, use it, use it while you still have it.

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    My 2001 Cannondale Bad Boy Ultra is 19 pounds and much cheaper than that overhyped, belt-driven Townie wannabe:

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    If you wait a few months you'll score one at TJ Maxx for around $60. Less if you wait for a sale. They'll be heaped in a pile next to the luggage.

    But they will not have your size . . .
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    Quote Originally Posted by WR304 View Post
    I wonder if the leather finish can be matched against your Hermes hat. (I have no idea why they're being worn by horses?)



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    Quote Originally Posted by Zachariah View Post
    My 2001 Cannondale Bad Boy Ultra is 19 pounds and much cheaper than that overhyped, belt-driven Townie wannabe:


    Does it come with a scarf, if not, no thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by the-one1 View Post
    Does it come with a scarf, if not, no thanks
    For a mere $9,000 I will throw in a scarf of your choosing. PM me with your credit card info and we will get this transaction rolling! Better hurry though, limited time offer!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Zachariah View Post
    My kind of bike.

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    That carbon frame looks way too thin. Can you say crack-a-liscious...
    Let's make like a Bike and get the Huck outta here...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zachariah View Post
    My 2001 Cannondale Bad Boy Ultra is 19 pounds and much cheaper than that overhyped, belt-driven Townie wannabe:

    and it looks better and doesnt stink of cheese.

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    Was this supposed to be on "Just for Laughs?"

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