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PostPosted: Mon Jul 28, 2014 2:41 pm 
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Nice!!! Perfect outcome.

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 28, 2014 10:39 pm 
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Beautiful build! Hope to build up a WW Ti bike one day myself!


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PostPosted: Sat Aug 02, 2014 11:44 am 
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kudos! Is this as light as you can go with a Ti bike !?


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PostPosted: Sat Aug 02, 2014 3:07 pm 
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No, there's a lot of room even with my frame if I started replacing pieces with super ww parts (cost per replacement gram would be through the roof though). Off the top of my head: - 50g for ax stem, - 30g for ax or schmolke bars, - 70g for ax seatpost, - 188g for clavicula Crankset (no power meter), - 25g tune rear derailleur, - 280g for ax24 wheels (over my new mv32), - 50g for veloflex extremes.

So,i should be down to 6.05kg soon, but with the above, I could get down to almost 5.3kg (11.6lbs). That's all with a porky 1300g English threaded frame. A moots rsl with pf30 bb or Litespeed archon could probably get the weight into the low 11 range or even sub 11.

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PostPosted: Sat Aug 02, 2014 6:33 pm 
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Wow, to get to the sub-6kg bike, it is real expensive. Nice build! :)


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PostPosted: Sun Aug 03, 2014 7:29 pm 
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Your bike looks great in person :thumbup: :beerchug:


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PostPosted: Mon Aug 04, 2014 1:10 am 
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Which brakes are you using? KCNC C7?

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 08, 2014 11:20 am 
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I love what you've done with this! I'm trying something similar with a Tuscany, but it's nowhere near as good as yours yet.

I need quite a bit of saddle setback, so am going to go with a Kent Eriksen post.

Great work anyway!

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 08, 2014 2:40 pm 
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Love those metal-frame based WW projects. Very subtle and stylish. Top marks.
Got a few plans to put my Ti on a diet too, slowly over time, this is the healthy approach they say.

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PostPosted: Sat Aug 09, 2014 7:07 pm 
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Thanks guys, it's been a long, piece by piece build process with this bike. I got the Reynolds Thirty Two's with a pair of Veloflex Carbons and it's a huge improvement in comfort over the DV46's. The veloflex's weigh the same as the Sprinters (wtf?) so I dropped 228 grams with the new wheels and new SRAM cassette. When I'm due to recable, I'll pick up the new SRAM shifters, swap the chainrings and put the Ti spindles in.

@drainyoo: they're THM Fibulas. I love them. Compared to the Ciamillo Gravitas SL's, they are night and day different. I replaced the SL's with SRAM Red's for a bit, and the THM's seem to be on par with the Reds.

@tonytourist: that was cool running into a fellow WW, too bad I was dying that day.

Currently, bike is 6,214g with the Ti spindled pedals and Reynolds 32's.

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 10, 2014 4:13 am 
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I hear you on not being at 100%, I had some heavy legs too :oops:
Nichols was a fun ride, maybe I'll see you there soon :thumbup:


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