You can stick as much duct tape on there as you want, it's still going to suck.
At least it fits well:
Oh... nevermind. Side note: top secret shoes.
I don't actually know anything about this new bike but, call it a premonition, it sucks. After all, this is coming from the same company that copied I-drive... I-drive... to bring us their "Pendbox" design. When GT's big product innovation from '99 is your major design influence, things are pretty rough at the Lapierre engineering department. We're not expecting great things with the new bike, which sucks because Aaron Bartlett has been doing good things with these guys.
For a while there, it seemed like things were really getting better. Loic was learning better english, Blenkinsop seemed to be having fun again and racing well, and this young Brit Aaron Bartlett was making interesting videos with the team, complete with clips of clogged toilet and shirtless partying, so the head bosses at corporate French Lapierre had to come in, take everyone down a few pegs, and make everything weird and French again. Mission accomplished. This new bike fits in with lots of other great things France gave to the world, like:
The Maginot Line
The Citroen DS
Okay, and Haiti also
Anyway, Crepes are really good:
TEAM ROBOT believes that regardless of facts, history, or reason, Sam Hill wins and Steve Smith will be in the top three at Fort Bill. Probably Sam Hill finishes in second place, too.