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PostPosted: Sun May 18, 2014 8:51 pm 
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Evening all,

Removed the ENVE logo on my stem and seatpost for a more 'custom' look and really happy with the results... Started with 400 grit paper then 800, then 1200 then 1500 then rubbing compound then UV protection car wax polish.... I think it matches the frame tubes really well (but then i guess it should as these are also ENVE)! ?!?!?

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PostPosted: Mon May 19, 2014 4:53 am 
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I've got a question about your derailleur setup. Are you using a 10sp cassette, do the shifters work well with the rear derailleur or have you moded the shifters to accept 11 speeds?


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PostPosted: Mon May 19, 2014 8:19 am 
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Hi LS,

Yeah I am running a 10 speed cassette, 10 speed shifters, 10 speed chain, 11 speed rear mech - it works perfectly, but then its the shifters that are doing the work.

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PostPosted: Mon May 19, 2014 8:36 am 
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Stunning bike. Looks good without the ENVE logos.

LittleSprinter, those ERGOs are clearly 10 speed.


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PostPosted: Mon May 19, 2014 9:54 am 
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IMO looks better without the Enve logos. Well done; would also de-sticker the wheels. Very nice bike.


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PostPosted: Mon May 19, 2014 9:59 am 
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I might be a little weird. I do like the look of the stem. I also think it might look good having some Enve ghost graphics made.

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PostPosted: Mon May 19, 2014 8:36 pm 
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Hi chaps and thanks...

I think you have a point there KB, I have 'blacked out' the LW logos before and i think your right I will ponder and maybe get onto it tomorrow.......

JMT - yeah - I just quite like having them totally 'unbranded' I would also then have to clear coat them as i dont like bare decals, they just look tatty quick - but i like your thinking....

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PostPosted: Tue May 20, 2014 1:22 am 
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keep going! wheels, crank and fork. ;)


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PostPosted: Tue May 20, 2014 8:37 am 
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Nice work, it looks good


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PostPosted: Tue May 20, 2014 10:17 am 
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Wheels done - Better?!?!

New cranks on order (have been for 18 months :D ) expected very soon!! Yes decal on forks might come off....

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PostPosted: Tue May 20, 2014 1:55 pm 
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How did you get the decals off? I've been contemplating removing mine but they idea of sanding it makes me queasy....

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[quote="Lig"]Hi LS,

Yeah I am running a 10 speed cassette, 10 speed shifters, 10 speed chain, 11 speed rear mech - it works perfectly, but then its the shifters that are doing the work.

Thats strange tho, 11 speed uses a different pull ratio then 10, the derailler should not be 'perfect' with those shifters ?


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PostPosted: Tue May 20, 2014 3:20 pm 
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I did the same with the same with my set of ltd 3t bars looks good

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Did you use a black permanent marker on the wheels?


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