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PostPosted: Wed Apr 10, 2013 2:04 pm 
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Hi everybody,

here's my new Pavo.
I had an opportunity on this new frameset.
The geo seemed to fit me well, I like the design (shape and colors) and heard lots of good things, so I gave it a try.

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It's basicly my Ridley Orion --> http://fotos.rennrad-news.de/p/296578 transformed into a Simplon.

frame and fork: Simplon Pavo NetApp 2012 (size 53)
headset: Acros
wheels: DT Swiss Tricon RR1450
tires: Hutchinson Fusion3 tubeless
group: Campagnolo Centaur Carbon Compact 2009
chain: KMC X10SL
selle: Fizik Antares VS Kium
seatpost: Deda Superzero
stem: Deda Zero100 en 110mm titane bolts
bar: 3T Rotundo Pro
pedals: Look Keo Blade
quickreleases: Tune AC16/17
Rotor Chaincatcher
bartape: Lizard Skins
bottlecages: chinese Bontrager rxl carbon


First ride (under the rain) was great.
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looking forward to more kilometers.

c*


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 10, 2013 2:38 pm 
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Awesome! Love seeing something different every now and again.....Tricons suit it perfectly! :cheers:

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 10, 2013 4:02 pm 
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Wicked! Agree, Tricons suit it, stock up on spare spokes though, I've seen a few go...


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 10, 2013 6:43 pm 
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thx!


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 10, 2013 7:11 pm 
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thats a great looking bike


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 10, 2013 10:35 pm 
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Wow, beautiful bicycle... love the paint job. :beerchug:


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 11, 2013 2:03 pm 
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:)

I'm waiting for new silver skewers.
Also thought getting rid of the red decals on the Tricons.
What do you think?

c*


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 18, 2013 8:02 pm 
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milkbaby wrote:
Wow, beautiful bicycle... love the paint job. :beerchug:


+1

I have always had a sweet spot for Simplons... and this is no exception.

Throw on a set of high profile carbon clinchers... and it will be rocking!

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PostPosted: Fri Apr 19, 2013 7:38 am 
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Congrats on your new Pavo! Hope you'll enjoy it as much as I have enjoyed my Pavos! It's is certainly one of the best frames out there.

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PostPosted: Fri Apr 19, 2013 8:31 am 
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That looks really great!

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PostPosted: Fri Apr 19, 2013 8:51 am 
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Thanks all.

First impression is great.
Very stable bike, yet quick and responsive.
Stiff enough (for my enormous überpower) and comfortable.

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c*

PS: 44mm carbon tubulars are planned for this summer.


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 25, 2013 9:46 am 
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new wheels,
crappy picture
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waiting for the glue to dry :)


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 25, 2013 1:25 pm 
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Ahhh, gumwalls....perfection


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 27, 2013 2:33 pm 
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new wheels,
better picture

http://www.gtracewheel.com/
(525g front, 672g rear)
Vittoria Corsa Evo SC tubs
PlanetX quick release

6,9kg all together.

very happy.
the cat too
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+ Sauvignon cork bar end plugs
(anyone knows a bar end plug that actualy keeps in place?)


c*


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 28, 2013 8:09 am 
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How did I miss this when first posted?

Lovely bike. We really do need more Simplons on this board!

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