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PostPosted: Sun Jul 15, 2012 7:09 pm 
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Great deals from great guys at the LBS, so sold a few things and got this thing.

Helium XS: 6.89Kg
Record shifters front and rear derailleur;
Chorus cassette and chain;
Soul Frixion brakes with Swiss Stop yellow;
Rotor 3D P2M compact rings
MADFIBER clinchers - Campy
Deda Zero 100 stem (120) and 40cm bars
Garmin 500 computer
Prologo Nago EVO saddle

Noah 2011 XS: 7.45Kg
Record shifters front and rear derailleur;
Chorus cassette and chain;
Soul Frixion brakes with Swiss Stop yellow;
Rotor 3D P2M with aero rings
Farsports carbon clincher 50mm with Vittoria Diamante Pro.
UNO SL stemm (120) and FSA Wing Pro Compact 42cm bars
Garmin 500 computer
Prologo Nago EVO Nack

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 Post subject: Re: Ridley Helium
PostPosted: Sun Jul 15, 2012 7:49 pm 
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Very nice, I have a soft spot for Ridleys.


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 15, 2012 8:08 pm 
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Looks great! I'd love a Helium.

Voye wrote:
6.95lbs with the P2M.


Ha! Think you mean kg, not lbs.

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 Post subject: Re: Ridley Helium
PostPosted: Sun Jul 15, 2012 8:44 pm 
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Yes...kg...I just changed it. It is light but not that light!

Thanks :oops:


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 Post subject: Re: Ridley Helium
PostPosted: Wed Jul 18, 2012 11:03 pm 
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Missed this one. Nice bike. Is it a small? How high do you have your seat?

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 Post subject: Re: Ridley Helium
PostPosted: Thu Jul 19, 2012 12:38 am 
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Extra Small. Center BB to top of saddle is 72.2cm. I am only 169cm but my inseam is 83cm.

Thanks. The bike is great and rides beautifully. I have had many good bikes over the last 3-4 years and this one is right up there with the best.


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 Post subject: Re: Ridley Helium
PostPosted: Thu Jul 19, 2012 7:50 pm 
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I've got a problem. Every time you guys post one of your bikes, I want one. The Helium is very nice.


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 19, 2012 8:32 pm 
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very nice, liking it a lot !!

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 19, 2012 9:49 pm 
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veloman wrote:
I've got a problem. Every time you guys post one of your bikes, I want one. The Helium is very nice.


Do as I did and buy one. "ordered" one yesterday that will come next friday :D

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 20, 2012 1:58 am 
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cerro wrote:
veloman wrote:
I've got a problem. Every time you guys post one of your bikes, I want one. The Helium is very nice.


Do as I did and buy one. "ordered" one yesterday that will come next friday :D



Nicely done! It's a great bike. Looking forward to the pictures.


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 Post subject: Re: Ridley Helium
PostPosted: Mon Jul 23, 2012 11:46 pm 
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very extraordinary and harmonious bike-love it! :thumbup:

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 02, 2012 2:13 am 
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Update with the new arrival in the family. It will be used for Road racing and the odd TT.

Rode the Helium for 235Km last weekend and this is the best bike I have owned and ridden. The frame is great, the components are perfect but more important, the geometry just suits me perfectly. What a joy to ride. I know the Noah won't be as smooth but it was not added for the same reasons as well, so that's just fine.


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PostPosted: Sat Aug 04, 2012 11:13 am 
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Damn! i was very close to buying a Noah when i bought my roady a few years back, and have always sorta regretted it...such a badass machine

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 06, 2012 12:43 pm 
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Beautiful Ridley's!! Love my Noah and your Helium makes me want one of those as well.

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Sold: Ridley X-Night Disc = 7.80 kg | Ridley Noah FAST = 6.86 | Ridley Fenix = 6.74 | Raleigh HiLife = 7.46 | Fuji SST = 7.34 | Van Dessel FTB = 7.58


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 13, 2012 2:33 pm 
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Some minor changes to the Helium....MADFIBERs clincher which came in at 1282 grams. They will be used on the new Noah when the warranty frame comes in later this month but for now, they are part of my fun riding Helium! :D


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