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PostPosted: Mon Mar 11, 2013 3:08 am 
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Those wheels look great! What weight did the build to and what hubs did you choose? ChrisKing maybe?

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 11, 2013 4:17 am 
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Archetype hoops, pink CK hubs, sapim lasers and race (DS). 1510g. Heavier than I would have liked but oh well.


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 11, 2013 5:29 pm 
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I know I am biased but this frame looks amazing. I like the new setup as well.

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 01, 2013 8:55 pm 
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Opinions wanted:

I am thinking about swapping the Zipp bar/stem combo in favor of a 3T Ergonova/ArxII Stealth combo. Reasoning being weight, variety, and getting rid of the noise from the internal routing in the bars.

Any thoughts are appreciated!


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 01, 2013 9:22 pm 
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The 3T Ergosum and Ergonova are my persoanl favorite bars. I just really like the way they fit and feel, especially in the drops. Considering swithing to Ergonova ones for the wider tops. If weight is of concern I believe the LTD is the lightest offering and it should still match nicely with the color scheme you have going on.

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 01, 2013 10:16 pm 
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I spend a lot of time resting my forearms on the flat part of the bar so the wider area is much appreciated. I understand the LTD to be lightest (~175g IIRC) compared to the 196g claimed for the team (201 on my scale) but that still trumps my Zipps at 240g. Also, I have an Ergonova stealth bar sitting on my workbench :)


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 01, 2013 11:13 pm 
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awesome looking machine


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 02, 2013 1:11 am 
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Lovely build, looks so much better after cutting the fork.


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 02, 2013 9:54 am 
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:thumbup:

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 02, 2013 9:55 am 
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What a beauty :thumbup:

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 02, 2013 12:59 pm 
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plpete wrote:
The 3T Ergosum and Ergonova are my persoanl favorite bars. I just really like the way they fit and feel, especially in the drops. Considering swithing to Ergonova ones for the wider tops. If weight is of concern I believe the LTD is the lightest offering and it should still match nicely with the color scheme you have going on.


+1

I'm not a big fan of the Ergonova's side profile look, but man do they feel great on the bike. Like plpete said, great in the drops.

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 02, 2013 2:40 pm 
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mellowJohnny wrote:

+1

I'm not a big fan of the Ergonova's side profile look, but man do they feel great on the bike. Like plpete said, great in the drops.


I kind of like the side view of the shallow drops. I still have my PRO EVO Stealth carbon bar/stem combo. Probably one of the stiffest and sexiest bars I've ever ridden, however, I could never get comfortable in the drops with their ergo bends. Went with the 3T stuff and loving it :thumbup:

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 03, 2013 6:50 pm 
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I've always lusted for the Ergonovas... I even put a pair on the wife's bike recently but have never ridden them myself.

Time to find a stealth Arx II stem...


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 04, 2013 12:13 am 
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Simply beautiful. You have a very refined taste, Sir! Congrats.


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PostPosted: Wed May 08, 2013 3:28 pm 
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Weight update!

swapped the Vukasprint bars for 42cm Ergonova Stealth
swapped the Service Course SL 110mm stem for ARX Stealth 120mm
swapped the SRAM Red brakes for Planet X
New yokozuna cables and housing
...and some wheels :)


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Weight includes garmin speed/cadence sensor and SRAM out-front mount


I should apologize that my photos are always just phone shots. I don't have a decent background at my house so never feel the urge to dig out the DSLR.


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