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    My brand new Cervelo R3 is at Spyder Composites for Thanksgiving...

    Won't be home until right before Christmas.

    Ugh!

    "It ain't a teacup that the Queen gave you - it's a bike. Ride it!"

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    Bummer. Story?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mjdwyer23 View Post
    Bummer. Story?
    "I was just riding along..."



    While riding the bike for the the very first time - at mile 35 of a 37mi ride - I was bombing down one of my favorite hills at about 40mph, when my phone managed to pop out of from my jacket pocket. Near as i can determine, it kicked off my foot/leg and into the rear wheel where the spokes then jammed it into the left seat stay.

    In >3,000mi this year I've never had my phone fall out of a jersey pocket. Not even close. All I can figure is that perhaps with the new bike being more "aggressive" geometry (and the stem slammed down to boot) than my Specialized Secteur that perhaps I got my shoulders/torso lower in a downhill tuck position than before and that caused the rear pocket to be closer to horizontal... allowing the phone to slide out.

    "It ain't a teacup that the Queen gave you - it's a bike. Ride it!"

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    That'll happen, hopefully you are ok!

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    Quote Originally Posted by mjdwyer23 View Post
    That'll happen, hopefully you are ok!
    Severely bruised pride...

    "It ain't a teacup that the Queen gave you - it's a bike. Ride it!"

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    Spider what?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Special Eyes View Post
    Spider what?
    Spyder Composites
    "It ain't a teacup that the Queen gave you - it's a bike. Ride it!"

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    That stinks but you're okay and that's the most important thing.
    2013 Lynskey R230. Campagnolo Chorus 11 group-set. Campagnolo Neutron Ultra wheel-set. Easton EC90 aero handlebars on 3T team stem. Specialized Romin Expert 155mm saddle. Look Keo Carbon Blade pedals. Garmin Edge 800. Lizard skin tape.

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    Let's see the phone

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cinelli 82220 View Post
    Let's see the phone
    Cracked screen and a bit bent, but it still works.

    I'd trade a broken i-phone for a non-broken frame any day... especially since it's a work phone!
    "It ain't a teacup that the Queen gave you - it's a bike. Ride it!"

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    that totally sux, what a great christmas present though;)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Colin+M View Post
    that totally sux, what a great christmas present though;)
    With my luck there will be snow on the ground when I get it back!
    "It ain't a teacup that the Queen gave you - it's a bike. Ride it!"

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    Bummer indeed!

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