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 Post subject: Crumpton SL Build
PostPosted: Fri Oct 05, 2012 1:41 am 
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Hello all,

I am posting pics of my Crumpton that I finally received this past weekend :) It looks quite similar to a Crumpton Corsa that Fairwheel bikes built up several months ago. The colors on the Corsa drew my eyes immediately and I was on the phone with Nic the next day. Needless to say, Nic talked me up to the SL frameset. Jason has been so kind to provide much needed assistance along the way. Also, this is the first time building a bike up on my own - so go easy. :shock: :shock:

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Crumpton SL Frame
Edge 1.0 fork
EE Cycleworks Brakeset
Praxis Clover Chain Rings 53/39
THM M3 Crankset
KCNC road chain catcher
New Ultimate Carbon Seatpost- changed to Black new ultimate evo post
Tune Komm – Vor Saddle
New Ultimate carbon stem - changed to 3t stealth
New Ultimate Semi-compact bar - changed to 3t carbon stealth
CC headset
Loaded Spacers
Campagnolo Record groupset
Enve 3.4 Smart Clinchers w/ Blackened insignia
Tune Mig70/Mag170 white Hubs
Sapim CX –Ray Black spokes
New Ultimate Ti Road Skewers
Veloflex Corsa Tires
SPD pedals
Zipp carbon bottle cages - changed to Arundel Oil Slick - matte finish
Campagnolo seatpost binder

Total weight: 13.80 lbs/6.27 kg

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 Post subject: Re: Crumpton SL Build
PostPosted: Fri Oct 05, 2012 1:42 am 
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Nice.

What did he tell you to convince you to go from the Corsa to the SL ?

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 05, 2012 1:45 am 
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Nice bike :thumbup: I could do without the white bottle cages, though.

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 Post subject: Re: Crumpton SL Build
PostPosted: Fri Oct 05, 2012 1:49 am 
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Basically the same discussion I had with my jeweler when I bought my wife's wedding ring.

"This is a nice diamond"

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"But this is a nicer diamond"


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 Post subject: Re: Crumpton SL Build
PostPosted: Fri Oct 05, 2012 1:50 am 
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fa63- you might be right about the cages

just as well - they didn't hold my bottles very well this morning on its maiden voyage


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 Post subject: Re: Crumpton SL Build
PostPosted: Fri Oct 05, 2012 1:54 am 
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Didn't happen to get the frame weight by any chance did you?

Lovely bike :thumbup:

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 Post subject: Re: Crumpton SL Build
PostPosted: Fri Oct 05, 2012 1:56 am 
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sure did - 997 grams with seatpost collar


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 Post subject: Re: Crumpton SL Build
PostPosted: Fri Oct 05, 2012 5:37 am 
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Very sweet.

I love that papier mache type pattern Crumpton has been doing with the top layer. Would have a hard time picking between that and one of the bold colors.

3delis wrote:
fa63- you might be right about the cages

just as well - they didn't hold my bottles very well this morning on its maiden voyage


White or matte black Arundel Mandible cages. Will look way better and be 100% secure.

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 Post subject: Re: Crumpton SL Build
PostPosted: Fri Oct 05, 2012 7:01 am 
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I just hope you're not any faster on it! 8)


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 Post subject: Re: Crumpton SL Build
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Nice, agreed on the black cages arundel cages.

How do you like this crank ? Is that a PF30 frame ?


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 Post subject: Re: Crumpton SL Build
PostPosted: Fri Oct 05, 2012 12:23 pm 
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Beautiful bike. :thumbup: The fact that there is still room to drop more weight is just ridiculous! Not saying that you need to do anything with it but ride it at this point mind you!

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Amazing!

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 Post subject: Re: Crumpton SL Build
PostPosted: Fri Oct 05, 2012 1:36 pm 
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lionel B - no, actually just went with a plain old english thread - have had some bad experiences with some PF BBs - wanted to keep it simple

love the cranks, although I've only had 1 ride so far (knock on wood), it's probably been the most talked about piece from others, besides the frame


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 Post subject: Re: Crumpton SL Build
PostPosted: Fri Oct 05, 2012 6:36 pm 
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The white bits make it looks like a chinese internet bike


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 Post subject: Re: Crumpton SL Build
PostPosted: Fri Oct 05, 2012 10:53 pm 
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Very nice except the white bits .
The weight seems a bit heavy . I would have thought it would weigh less .
Beautiful bike :thumbup:


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