My new CAAD 10 build *Finished!*

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Colin
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by Colin

After months of searching/researching I finally decided on a CAAD 10 frame! This will be my first actual road bike, I've had plenty of mountain bikes and a cross bike but never an actual road bike, so I'm pretty excited to say the least! I'm still waiting on the stem, wheels, and bottle cages, but it should be done by the end of next week.

Build list:
Cannondale CAAD 10 BBQ
3T Pro cockpit (Not exactly light, but it matches so well!)
FarSports 38mm Carbon Clincher
Michelin Pro 4
Shimano Dura Ace 7900
KMC X10SL
Cannondale Hollowgram Cranks
Fizik Airone CX
Fizik Tape
Yokozuna cables
Mavic Race SL Ti pedals

EDIT: Finally, finished it! After six months of waiting, planning, and saving I've finally got it all assembled! And I have to say, I am very pleased with it! It still needs some minor adjustments, but for the most part it's set.
Also, please excuse the mediocre bar wrapping! I've only ever done it once before, and believe it or not, this was way better than my last attempt! I also managed to mess up the cable routing a tad while wrapping the bars, so I may go and redo it tonight.

Anyways, here's some iphone shots. I'll get some better ones soon(with it in the big ring, and the cranks in the right position!).
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paradawt
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by paradawt

Waiting for this build...

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Beancouter
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by Beancouter

I have the same frame as my winter bike. Not built too light, but really like it. One thing that I bought which was made for it is the black arione with the white stripe (which matches the top tube) - will post up a photo (once I have worked out how!).

Colin
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by Colin

@Beancounter, yeah, that's the seat I thought I had ordered, but turns out I ordered the opposite! :noidea: Oh well..

GT56
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by GT56

what frame size is this - 52 ?

what is your saddle height ?

paradawt
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by paradawt

Looks like a true racing machine. Love it!
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AustinK
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by AustinK

Looks great!

I am really digging those pedals. The chrome like finish really pops.

Joni
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by Joni

That is a magnificent CAAD10!!! Where did you buy those wheels?

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Sjoerd
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by Sjoerd

That thing looks sexy, my compliments!

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btompkins0112
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by btompkins0112

:thumbup: Really classy build you have there.....makes me miss my CAAD!

Colin
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by Colin

Thanks for the compliments!

The wheels are farsports, which can be purchased from direct from their website, http://www.wheelsfar.com/

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53x12
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by 53x12

Looks good. Have you thought about maybe sanding the decals off the stem?
"Marginal gains are the only gains when all that's left to gain is in the margins."

Colin
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by Colin

Can't say it's ever crossed my mind, but now that you mention it, that may be pretty cool! I'll definitely give it some thought!

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743power
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by 743power

Don't sand them. They will wipe right off with acetone.
"Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction."

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btompkins0112
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^ this is true, but oddly the seatpost decals won't....

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