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 Post subject: My Trek Madone 5.5
PostPosted: Tue May 01, 2012 2:59 pm 
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Hello!

I´am Philip and this is my now finished Projekt 2012:

Parts:
Trek Madone 5.5 Frameset
Zonda Wheels
Force Groupset (KMC Chain, Shimano Ultegra Casette)
S-Works Toupe Team Saddle 143mm
Syntace Carbon CDR Handlebar
Deda zero100 servizio corse Stem
Speedplay Cromo Pedals
Bontrager RXL-Cages
Jagwire R3 Cables
Lizard Skins DSP Race Bartape
Duotrap Sensor + Bontrager Node 2 Bike-Computer

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Sorry for the bad quality pics, my only camera at the moment is my Mobile.... so better pictures will come soon!

Not ultra light but 7,05 Kg including Pedals, Cages, Sensors and Computer is ok... Next upgrade will be white hoods for the double taps. Hope you like it! :mrgreen:

PhilipBer


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 Post subject: Re: My Trek Madone 5.5
PostPosted: Tue May 01, 2012 3:17 pm 
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i am not a big fan of Trek, no particular reason. ( <3 CB) but this one has style. Looks good. i am excited to see it with the new hoods.


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 Post subject: Re: My Trek Madone 5.5
PostPosted: Tue May 01, 2012 5:12 pm 
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I am not the biggest fan of Treks either but the understated silver and white paint looks really good. A perfect example of less is more. Nice ride


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 Post subject: Re: My Trek Madone 5.5
PostPosted: Tue May 01, 2012 9:40 pm 
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Great colors - love the bar tape.


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 Post subject: Re: My Trek Madone 5.5
PostPosted: Wed May 02, 2012 6:08 pm 
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Even though I live in Trek country here in Wisconsin and see literally hundreds of these, I definitely dig this bike. Lots of nice personal touches that make it stand out--the wheels, the bars/stem, and saddle are a nice change up from the typically stock Bontrager spec that is usually seen. It looks all business!


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 Post subject: My Trek Madone 5.5
PostPosted: Wed May 02, 2012 8:30 pm 
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Nice Trek very nice colours has style. Enjoy and ride safe


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 Post subject: Re: My Trek Madone 5.5
PostPosted: Wed May 02, 2012 10:17 pm 
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looks great!


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 Post subject: Re: My Trek Madone 5.5
PostPosted: Thu May 03, 2012 1:28 am 
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Looks great. I am a Trek fan and you made a good choice on your bike (But, I guess that would be expected from a Trek Fan to say). Look into the new Aeolus 3 tubies, only 1100g and handmade to bring down that weight. Hope you have many great miles on it!


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 Post subject: Re: My Trek Madone 5.5
PostPosted: Thu May 03, 2012 3:26 am 
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:welcome:

Great first post - nice pictures, build list and current weight.

And nice lookin' ride.

Bravo!

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 Post subject: Re: My Trek Madone 5.5
PostPosted: Thu May 03, 2012 10:46 am 
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thanks guys! :thumbup:

Actual weight is around 7,1kg, will post the buildlist later this day!


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 Post subject: Re: My Trek Madone 5.5
PostPosted: Thu May 03, 2012 12:47 pm 
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here is the complete buildlist:

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Next update will be ti-axles for the Pedals....


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 Post subject: Re: My Trek Madone 5.5
PostPosted: Sun May 13, 2012 6:10 pm 
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Looks great. A quick question for you, if you don't mind:

What saddle clamp did you use for that S-Works Toupe? I've got a Madone 6.9 with a Bonty RXL saddle but would prefer the Toupe, which is what I ran on my old bike. The carbon Toupes have oversized rails 7x9 and I think Trek has an oversized clamp now (I'm using the standard 7mm). Did you use the oversized clamp or the standard one?

Also, how do you find the S-Works for longer rides? I've always preferred less padding and the S-Works Toupe seems like it might fit the bill.

Thank you.


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 Post subject: Re: My Trek Madone 5.5
PostPosted: Wed May 16, 2012 3:59 pm 
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Digitalfiend wrote:
Looks great. A quick question for you, if you don't mind:

What saddle clamp did you use for that S-Works Toupe? I've got a Madone 6.9 with a Bonty RXL saddle but would prefer the Toupe, which is what I ran on my old bike. The carbon Toupes have oversized rails 7x9 and I think Trek has an oversized clamp now (I'm using the standard 7mm). Did you use the oversized clamp or the standard one?

Also, how do you find the S-Works for longer rides? I've always preferred less padding and the S-Works Toupe seems like it might fit the bill.

Thank you.



You can order the 7x9 clamps from your Trek dealer. If you´ll use the normal clamp you will probably damage the rails!!

For me the Specialized Romin is much better, i already changed back to this saddle and sold the Toupe. I also tried the Tune Komm Vor+ and the Selle San Marco Regale, for me the Romin is the best saddle, even if it is 80g heavier than the S-Works.
BUT:
There are also some new wheels on the way :twisted: , they will save around 400-500g so i dont care about the 80g more of my Romin Team.... :)

WIll post some new pics this Weekend...


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 Post subject: Re: My Trek Madone 5.5
PostPosted: Wed May 16, 2012 4:52 pm 
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damm, I wanted that toupe! how did you find the s-works "team"? it only comes in white or black versions at least on ebay / many shops I looked for it / spzd own website
tks, and nice gre y bike, I dreamt one of these days that my caad10 had turned grey, and I liked it! gees im dreaming w my bikes, somthing's gotta be wrong!!


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 Post subject: Re: My Trek Madone 5.5
PostPosted: Tue May 22, 2012 11:09 pm 
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some updates on my bike... new wheelset and changed the saddle back to Romin Team. Weight is now 6810g...

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