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 Post subject: Re: My dream bike build
PostPosted: Tue Apr 09, 2013 10:43 am 
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......if only I had $$ before the wife instead of the other way 'round.....


The other way 'round is more depressing, trust me, it just floats away and you don't even get to enjoy ;)

edit- oh and I totaly lust for an Oltre. Any rationale behind their claims of the nano-tech making the thing more crash resistant?


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 Post subject: Re: My dream bike build
PostPosted: Tue Apr 09, 2013 1:18 pm 
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Beautiful frame. Excited to see it finalized.

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 Post subject: Re: My dream bike build
PostPosted: Wed Apr 10, 2013 7:39 am 
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Here we go:

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Campagnolo record EPS group by Martin.F., on Flickr

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Lightweight standard gen3 by Martin.F., on Flickr

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 Post subject: Re: My dream bike build
PostPosted: Wed Apr 10, 2013 8:26 am 
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Campagnolo EPS wiring by Martin.F., on Flickr

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Campagnolo EPS interface by Martin.F., on Flickr

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Campagnolo EPS standard bracket by Martin.F., on Flickr

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Campagnolo EPS battery by Martin.F., on Flickr

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Campagnolo record brakes by Martin.F., on Flickr

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Campagnolo record brakes by Martin.F., on Flickr

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Campagnolo record EPS front deraillerur by Martin.F., on Flickr

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Campagnolo record EPS front deraillerur weight by Martin.F., on Flickr

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Campagnolo record EPS rear derailleur by Martin.F., on Flickr

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Campagnolo record EPS rear derailleur by Martin.F., on Flickr

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Campagnolo record EPS rear derailleur weight by Martin.F., on Flickr

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Campagnolo record EPS levers weight by Martin.F., on Flickr

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Campagnolo record chain weight by Martin.F., on Flickr

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Carbon skewers by Martin.F., on Flickr

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Wheelset weight by Martin.F., on Flickr

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Campagnolo record 11-25 cassette weight by Martin.F., on Flickr

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Campagnolo Zonda by Martin.F., on Flickr

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Campagnolo Zonda by Martin.F., on Flickr

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 Post subject: Re: My dream bike build
PostPosted: Wed Apr 10, 2013 11:41 am 
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No f***ing lead cable, so quite a bit of precise navigation and some colorful swearing :evil: :x :x

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 Post subject: Re: My dream bike build
PostPosted: Wed Apr 10, 2013 11:54 am 
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Very exciting! Looking good!!!!


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 Post subject: Re: My dream bike build
PostPosted: Wed Apr 10, 2013 1:35 pm 
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So, sanding is pretty much done. Some polishing with 1200 needed before applying clearcoat. I wonder what to do with the spider... :noidea: I want to remove the silvery parts and leave only the Quarq logo on the batterycap and the ant+ logo. Suggestions very welcome!

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Speedplay zero titanium weight by Martin.F., on Flickr

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Quarq s975 weight by Martin.F., on Flickr

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Quarq s975 chainring weight by Martin.F., on Flickr

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Before sanding by Martin.F., on Flickr

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Quarq s975 by Martin.F., on Flickr

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Sanded crankarm by Martin.F., on Flickr

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 Post subject: Re: My dream bike build
PostPosted: Wed Apr 10, 2013 2:23 pm 
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Acetone didn't work, so until I find the patience to paint or whatever, this will have to do:

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Quarq s975 sanded with Praxis works by Martin.F., on Flickr

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 Post subject: Re: My dream bike build
PostPosted: Wed Apr 10, 2013 4:10 pm 
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With Lightweights and Zondas for training? [/homer drool]


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 Post subject: Re: My dream bike build
PostPosted: Thu Apr 11, 2013 8:09 am 
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And the bike is done. Took me all of yesterday to sand, build and adjust it, but now it's done. Final weight is 6550g (+-10gms, don't have a hanging scale), and the ride is extremely responsive. I've only done a few there-and-back-again to try it out, but it feels so much more nimble and agile than my Cervelo. Will give it a hard vo2max session later today to really get the feel of it!

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 Post subject: Re: My dream bike build
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On beforehand, I appologize for the bad posing of the bike. I had been working on it for 13 hours straight, so I was kind of tired... I will take a better photo with my proper camera once the fog clears :)

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 Post subject: My dream bike build
PostPosted: Thu Apr 11, 2013 8:38 am 
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So f-ing hot, great ride and a very worthy build, chapeau!


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 Post subject: Re: My dream bike build
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Great bike !!!
I'm looking forward to see more pictures.

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looks lovely! the white/white bar/saddle works well here. proves not everything Bianchi need be celeste...

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