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 Post subject: Re: Colnago EPQ
PostPosted: Wed May 15, 2013 10:34 pm 
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Like it more and more :D

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 Post subject: Colnago EPQ
PostPosted: Fri May 17, 2013 2:25 am 
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Took it out and felt a little high. Looks like ill be dropping a little lower which will definitely benefit me in the looks department!


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 Post subject: Re: Colnago EPQ
PostPosted: Fri May 17, 2013 5:03 am 
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Looking good. How 'bout some detailed measurements when you get her all dialed in. Kind of nice to see things like Saddle Height, Saddle to bar drop, Tip of saddle to middle of stem, etc. Kind of like they do on Bike Radar for pro bikes. Also, rider stats is good too. Like height and inseam in particular. Of course, not necessary but if you've got it...

I had some Reynolds DV46ULC rims built with Aerolites onto DT Swiss 190 hubs. Don't know what it was, but I never really felt that confident on those wheels. They were very light but I don't think the hubs have the best geometry for Campy (mine were built 28 rear, 2x and 20 radial front). Girlfriend loves them however, but she's only 120lbs and a very good descender. How do you find them, even though they are not the ultralight versions and probably have a bit heavier spokes than the aerolites?

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PostPosted: Fri May 17, 2013 7:15 am 
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I thought all DV46s had Aerolites on the front and non-drive side of the rear?

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PostPosted: Fri May 17, 2013 7:20 am 
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I don't think so. Isn't the DV46 the rim of the Assaults. The DV46UL's were sold as rim only I think but I could be wrong. I bought rims, spokes and hubs separately in 2010 then in 2011 they added material back due to a lot of warranty issues. Same as Edge/Enve in that same time period. I thought the Assaults came with the equivalent of something like DT comps. Not sure though.

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I've got absolutely no complaints with my DV46c. However I did have some strikes on my system six that would pop spokes every other ride. Not sure if this has anything to do with build quality or lower grade parts but it has definitely been worth the cost difference between the tiers of wheels. My testimonials are only on the flats though, I haven't had enough hill exposure to experience sketchiness on descents or brake fade.

Having said that, for my predominantly flat parcours, I am strongly considering some bora 2 dark labels in the not so distant future... For campys sake 8)


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I have some Bora Dark labels thinking they'd go great on my EPQ, but in the end I like it best with the classic Nemesis/Record wheels. Just the other day I put the Boras on again just to see, but put the Nemesis/Record wheelset right back on. Perhaps it's the tan sidewalls I have on the dark labels that make it look too busy, yet the tan sidewalls with the low profile Nemesis look awesome. More of a classic look. I do like your all black wheels on your bike however. Perhaps when I change tires I'll put all black tires on and try it again.

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Yea I think the all black tire/rim combo is the ticket.

As requested:
Colnago EPQ 56s:
Saddle to bb : 81cm
Saddle to bar drop(drops): 25cm
Saddle to bar drop (tops) : 14cm
Tip of saddle to bars : 64cm
Seat post + saddle showing : 23cm

My inseam is 35" and I'm 6'3" 175lbs


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PostPosted: Sat May 18, 2013 9:53 pm 
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PostPosted: Tue May 21, 2013 12:56 am 
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Bike looks awesome, glad to see
it being put to its highest purpose!

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PostPosted: Tue May 21, 2013 3:49 am 
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Please tell us more about that kit, davec.
Or just me.

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 Post subject: Colnago EPQ
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It's the official UCi Limburg 2012 world champ kit.

Can be purchased here:
http://limburg2012shop.com/en/5-t-shirts


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Nice. I had no idea! Thanks a lot.

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No prob. Glad to share!


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