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PostPosted: Wed Feb 09, 2011 8:03 pm 
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Hello,

I am about ready to order a Gunnar Sport in 58cm size. Can I please ask someone to please post a picture of the frame in the stock 58cm size?

The reason im asking is I want to make sure the the head tube isnt too pronounced
which, IMHO, can make a frame look goofy and geeky. I see the head tube length for
the stock 58cm for the Sport is 176mm, which seems kind of taller that most of
brands of the same size.

I would certainly appreciate if someone, or even the Waterford folks, post a profile
picture of the Sport in 58cm size so I can see the look of the head tube.

Thanks so much!


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 Post subject: as I understand it
PostPosted: Wed Feb 09, 2011 8:51 pm 
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the Sport philosophy is about a bit of relaxed geometry and taller headtube. 17.6 is 17.6. are you concerned about the look or do you need/prefer a shorter headtube? get a Roadie as I believe the headtube on that frame is less pronounced.


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 Post subject: long head tube
PostPosted: Thu Feb 10, 2011 12:50 pm 
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Hi,

VERY pronounced head tubes look like geek bikes! I just wanna be sure the head tube for the 58cm size is not very pronounced!

Have you ever seem those small one man custom steel builders certain frames with the
LONG head tube?? Looks like a PeeWee Herman bike!


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PostPosted: Thu Feb 10, 2011 9:20 pm 
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about how much headtub is exteneded above where the top tube meets the headtube? As I said 17.6 is 17.6. But I agree that 17.6 can look different depending on how the bike is put together.


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 11, 2011 1:05 am 
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http://www.flickr.com/photos/gunnarcycles/4185514974/

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 Post subject: nice
PostPosted: Fri Feb 11, 2011 9:06 am 
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The head tube in this picure looks perfect, although im not too crazy about the
pronounced degree of top tube upslope.

What size frame is that?


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 Post subject: here's a size 60 Sport
PostPosted: Fri Feb 11, 2011 10:56 am 
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maybe this will help.

My Picasa album:

https://picasaweb.google.com/1072317241 ... iggyTiggy#


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 Post subject: thanks
PostPosted: Fri Feb 11, 2011 8:29 pm 
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Thanks....it this the 58cm frame??

I wish the Sport top tube slope was just a little less pronounced....more like the now
discontinued Rivendell Rambouillet, with a minor slope of around 3 degree...to mem
thats a beautiful, perfect looking frame!

I wonder if Waterford can build a frame to mimic the Rambouillet??


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 Post subject: no
PostPosted: Fri Feb 11, 2011 8:46 pm 
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my photos show a size 60 Sport.

Waterford builds frames for Riv and can custom do you whatever you want.


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