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PostPosted: Sat Apr 13, 2013 4:57 am 
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That's some serious weight savings on tires alone! What size were the Contis and what size are the Veloflex?


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 13, 2013 1:59 pm 
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engi wrote:
That's some serious weight savings on tires alone! What size were the Contis and what size are the Veloflex?


Both 23 I believe....


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 13, 2013 11:02 pm 
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Nice built!!!
What do you think about veloflex vs 4000s???

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 14, 2013 5:00 am 
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Fanis wrote:
Nice built!!!
What do you think about veloflex vs 4000s???


Thank you!

I haven't taken them out yet... Ill let you know tomorrow.


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 14, 2013 10:32 am 
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The slam that stem headset cover was a direct fit with the included fsa headset ? We're any micro spacers needed for correct height ?

Want to use one on my rm01


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The slam that stem headset cover was a direct fit with the included fsa headset ? We're any micro spacers needed for correct height ?

Want to use one on my rm01


Yes but not perfectly. There's a slight vertical gap and some diametral overlap... I didn't use any spacers below or above the headset cover. If you PM me a reminder ill take a close up pic for you.


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Cool, pm sent !!


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 26, 2013 2:41 am 
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Cables and Veloflex done... Weights and pics tomorrow!


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I ran into a snag.... I added weight via a cassette spacer, and some chain links needed. Then they weren't able to fully complete the rear brake installation and have to order the parts for it. With the above added, Veloflex swapped, and the three cables done I added two ounces

And the rear shifting isn't dialed in 100%. :(


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If the Conti are 4000s with Chili I would put them back on and have the better rolling resistance. Weight is not the only thing you need to work about. The Conti's with latex will roll better. Look at the whole picture which I think you are almost doing. You have aero and weight but don't forget rolling resistance. Also the Conti's normally have better flat protection which gets you to the end with less issues.

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If the Conti are 4000s with Chili I would put them back on and have the better rolling resistance. Weight is not the only thing you need to work about. The Conti's with latex will roll better. Look at the whole picture which I think you are almost doing. You have aero and weight but don't forget rolling resistance. Also the Conti's normally have better flat protection which gets you to the end with less issues.


They are with Black chili... Well see how the Veloflex perform tomorrow. I read from multiple people they are a close to tubular feel.


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Yep it's time for an update... More this week!


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So with the rear brake taken care of I am back to 6.18 kg... Here's how she looks from the front. Closeups soon.

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I couldn't stand the Veloflex Corsa, so I am trying Zipp Tangente. I added 140 grams in the name of comfort. I did 50 Saturday and the Tangente are miles better; road feel, compliance, and cornering each eclipse the Corsas'! New weight and AICAN pics soon!

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Trying out Conti Race Supersonic... 40 gram savings... :D

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