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post #1 of 13 Old Apr 11th, 2014, 8:20 am Thread Starter
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I know some of you like photo's, so here are some of my bike. Getting her ready for a tour of France in 5 weeks.
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Sounds like fun, I love the polished forks, that really looks classy.

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That bike is way too clean Derek. Enjoy the trip.

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Derek the forks look great and hopefully they will stay that way if you keep them clean.

NOTE: On your first two images of the bike. When you took them, your eyes were looking at the bike. When we see them the bike is in there somewhere, but all the things in the background are such a distraction such as to almost hurt your eyes looking for the bike. Better to move the bike to that it is the primary thing in the picture, like your shrubs and trees that are green. That will make the great looking bike even better looking.

Just a thought from an old retired photographer who was in business for some 43 years.

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What a great looking bike! Very well done!

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Derek the forks look great and hopefully they will stay that way if you keep them clean.

NOTE: On your first two images of the bike. When you took them, your eyes were looking at the bike. When we see them the bike is in there somewhere, but all the things in the background are such a distraction such as to almost hurt your eyes looking for the bike. Better to move the bike to that it is the primary thing in the picture, like your shrubs and trees that are green. That will make the great looking bike even better looking.

Just a thought from an old retired photographer who was in business for some 43 years.
Thanks Tommy,
Point noted, I am always willing to learn - good advice.

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Looks good.

What kind of driving lights are those?

are they LED's ?

very sleek.

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Looks good.

What kind of driving lights are those?

are they LED's ?

very sleek.
Yes they are LED - Standard car 8 LED Daytime Lamps. Very effective for being seen during the day.

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I know some of you like photo's, so here are some of my bike. Getting her ready for a tour of France in 5 weeks.
Have you a route planned for France if so what route and where? Enjoy
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Have you a route planned for France if so what route and where? Enjoy
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Hi Brendan,
It is only a short trip of 6 Days in France, back to Ireland for the Bike Fest in Killarney which is on for 3 days– Total of 1600 miles.
See map.
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I know some of you like photo's, so here are some of my bike. Getting her ready for a tour of France in 5 weeks.
Did you say you were preparing for the Tour de France
Nice looking bike. Speaking about the lights I see you have a couple under the mirrors. So all four lamps burn at the same time or can you control on /off.
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Did you say you were preparing for the Tour de France
Nice looking bike. Speaking about the lights I see you have a couple under the mirrors. So all four lamps burn at the same time or can you control on /off.
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Yes all four lights are controlled by the on/off switch - I have attached some photos which show the spot with headlight on and off.
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Yep very illuminating
The second picture really shows with the dark surroundings. Of course you can't see it head-on in the night but others will. I assume they are adjusted downwards just a little.
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