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PostPosted: Tue Dec 09, 2014 10:15 am 
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Hi WW!
My first post here and this is my bike.
Giant Defy Advanced SL 0 ISP - Team Blanco Giant size M
With following specs: I know there is a standard specs list, but haven't weight all components separatly...

Giant Defy frame and fork
Ultegra 6800 groupset
Rotor 52/38

FSA OD2 headset
Giant OD2 100mm stem
Pro vibe handlebar
Fizik Antares sadle

60mm carbon tubular wheels
*edit* Challenge Mirage 24/24mm instead of
Vredestein training tubulars

Not the lightest bike in town, but a total weight of: 7.1kg
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 09, 2014 1:59 pm 
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I'll bite.
I am no fan of predominantly black bikes, but damn if that ride does not look excellent.
And at 7.1 kg you have nothing to complain about - it looks fast standing still.
Tell us more about the wheels.


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PostPosted: Tue Dec 09, 2014 2:29 pm 
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Ok, that's nice.


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PostPosted: Tue Dec 09, 2014 2:57 pm 
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I like the bike and everything grungy in the back.

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 09, 2014 3:09 pm 
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Really like that overall, but that seatpost looks quite odd.


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PostPosted: Tue Dec 09, 2014 3:24 pm 
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Yes!

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 09, 2014 3:29 pm 
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Stolichnaya wrote:
And at 7.1 kg you have nothing to complain about - it looks fast standing still.
Tell us more about the wheels.


Trying to get the bike at 6.8 with not that much big changes. Scale stops at 6.9 with old Cole Shuriken 38t. (1585gr w screwers) and Vittoria corsa elite 23mm.


And the 60mm wheels. got the rims second hand, believe they are old Hed rims. Laced with el cheapo Novatech light hubs (works fine for me) and sapim laser spokes.


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PostPosted: Sun Dec 14, 2014 2:20 am 
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TUFO ELITE JET <160G Tubulars


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PostPosted: Sun Dec 14, 2014 4:47 am 
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Should not be too hard to get it down to your wish weight.


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PostPosted: Tue Dec 16, 2014 4:45 pm 
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lannes wrote:
TUFO ELITE JET <160G Tubulars

I know. But i've heard they are not that smooth..

I'm still searching for some fine tubulars with acceptable weight.
On the shortlist;
Vittoria corsa Elite 23mm/23mm f-r
Challenge Mirage 22mm/24mm f-r
Or latex: corsa evo cx 2 23mm/23mm


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 17, 2014 3:20 am 
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jwkeij wrote:
lannes wrote:
TUFO ELITE JET <160G Tubulars

I know. But i've heard they are not that smooth..

I'm still searching for some fine tubulars with acceptable weight.
On the shortlist;
Vittoria corsa Elite 23mm/23mm f-r
Challenge Mirage 22mm/24mm f-r
Or latex: corsa evo cx 2 23mm/23mm


I used to ride Veloflex Extreme's but to be honest the tufo's at 140psi (lowest recommended) are just as good, can't really tell the difference in the ride quality other than the weight.

I'm using the Tufo's on Reynolds RZR's and 46's with no problems, used to get more punctures from Continental Comps.


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 18, 2014 7:18 pm 
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Thanks for all the reply's.

My downgraded ride so far.
6190 gr as pictured.

Still needs an Edco Monoblock (163gr)
and 2 Vittoria Elite tubulars (2x270gr)
6893 gr complete bike

or 6863gr with Challenge Mirage

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 27, 2014 12:17 pm 
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Have you ever ridden a monoblock? I'd be interested in the shift quality!

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 30, 2014 4:02 pm 
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Me too! :wink: Hope to get it next week.


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PostPosted: Tue Dec 30, 2014 4:28 pm 
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Update:
Fizik Antares > AX Lightness Endurance: - 88gr.
Tubulars: Conti Pro Limited 2x 255gr. instead of Vittoria Elite: -40gr.

6.852 gr.

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