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PostPosted: Wed Jun 06, 2012 6:45 pm 
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Hey guys. New to this forum but this is my first real racing road bike. I'm poor so don't judge me. The spinergy Wheelset is heavy coming in at I think 1695g but I'm a heavier ride at 215 and I heard that these wheels are good for heavier riders and won't need to be trued as often. And I also have a tri seat on my bike that is slanted downwards but I can ride 100 miles like that without pain... Have fsa aero handle bars. Dura ace 7800 everything except an Ultegra chain and compact fsa crank. Keo max 2 pedals. Comes in at about 16.5 pounds using my bathroom scale...
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 06, 2012 6:58 pm 
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Welcome. When you get a chance, try and take a few pictures from the DS of the bike. It is the prettier side of the bike. :beerchug:

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 06, 2012 7:07 pm 
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:welcome: Bike looks good!! Actually, I am quite keen on how those Spinergy's complete the look of the bike.....very aesthetically pleasing!

+1 on the DS pictures....and if it isn't too much trouble put her in the big ring and take the saddle bag off......bikes, like women, like to get gussied up for photos!

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 07, 2012 3:20 am 
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Hey. Just wanted to post the drive side of the bike and took off the saddle bag. I would provide close ups but I'm sure you guys have already seen set ups like this 3-4 years ago. Maybe one day I'll be able to afford a bike to make people drool about!
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 07, 2012 4:29 am 
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Looks good. Just a helpful recommendation. Try to angle your saddle so that it is more level. You might feel more comfortable that way.

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 07, 2012 5:40 am 
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When I level out my saddle I get pain in my groin. Might be because I have a tri saddle but I can ride tons of miles with no pain right now. When I got my bike fitted, they thought it was bizarre but even they agreed that if you don't have pain then so be it. They didn't even try and sell me a saddle because they said if this current one doesn't hurt then keep it as is. But don't get me wrong, I wanna get a s-works toupe saddle cuz it would drop like 100g off my bike right off the bat.


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