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PostPosted: Sun Feb 09, 2014 8:24 am 
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drainyoo wrote:
The Zipp SL SS 40cm bars have arrived. I was hoping they'd be under 170g at this size, but 174g isn't bad. I could cut off the ends a little.

Zipp SL Short & Shallow Carbon Bars 40cm 174g
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Mine in 42 Bad 176,4g and I was thinking about stripping the paint which would be around 10g.

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PostPosted: Sun Feb 09, 2014 2:23 pm 
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Wow that much? You mean just those two logos in the front weight 10g in paint.

I assume the three lines at the bar ends are guides for cutting?


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PostPosted: Sun Feb 09, 2014 2:54 pm 
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Bianchi10 wrote:
I cant wait to see this built up! Do you have any prior experience with recon cassettes? Interested to hear back how it performs. Thats some impressive weight, But curious if it will be worth it. I hear they dont last very long.


I haven't used a Recon yet, but I've read that it lasts a good amount, some people on here have used them up to 5000km. I mostly ride on the weekends, so it should last me a good amount of time. They're also cheap, so not a big deal when you have to replace it.


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PostPosted: Sun Feb 09, 2014 11:30 pm 
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drainyoo wrote:
Bianchi10 wrote:
I cant wait to see this built up! Do you have any prior experience with recon cassettes? Interested to hear back how it performs. Thats some impressive weight, But curious if it will be worth it. I hear they dont last very long.


I haven't used a Recon yet, but I've read that it lasts a good amount, some people on here have used them up to 5000km. I mostly ride on the weekends, so it should last me a good amount of time. They're also cheap, so not a big deal when you have to replace it.

If you could report back with how it shifts, I'd certainly appreciate it. That could be a lot of weight saved if I went that direction from my Ultegra (236g), but I wouldn't want to sacrifice the shifting performance.


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PostPosted: Sun Feb 09, 2014 11:36 pm 
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Sure, not a problem.

There is a thread on here where someone gives numerous reports over a few months of riding, but I can't seem to find it. He basically wrote that it held up for over 1000km and the shifting was on par with an SRAM Red cassette.


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 11, 2014 5:30 am 
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Seatpost arrived. Came in at a great weight. I ordered a different clamp for it that will be better for carbon rails, so that might add weight to it. I'm going to cut it down a bit, so that will balance it out. I'll post photos of that when done later this week.

Woodman Carbo El 27.2x350 Seatpost 122g

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 12, 2014 3:23 am 
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Some carbon derailleur goodies from Fibre-lyte have arrived. Wheels have arrived at customs, so they should hopefully be here soon.

Fibre-lyte Chain Stopper 5g
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Fibre-lyte Jockey Wheels 11t 8g
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Fibre-lyte Mech Plate 6g
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 12, 2014 3:41 am 
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where do you order the fibre lyte stuff from?


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 12, 2014 3:42 am 
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Directly from Fibre-lyte. Took about 2 weeks to arrive.


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 12, 2014 6:31 am 
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Watching your build makes me feel completely unsatisfied with everything about my own bike


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 12, 2014 2:49 pm 
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Nah man, I dig your build. Looks money.


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Great build ;)


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 Post subject: Sub 6.8kg CAAD10 Build
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Wheels arrived! They're Mavic Cosmic Carbone 40C and the weight came in at 1551g. Not the lightest things around, but them seem like they're bulletproof and at my 200lb weight, I'd rather go with something more solid. And they look so sweet.

Mavic Cosmic Carbone 40C 1551g

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 14, 2014 8:24 pm 
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I agree, those wheels look sick.......now finish the d*mn build already!

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 14, 2014 8:26 pm 
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Hahah I'm trying! This stuff is expensive, so I'm trying to go easy on my bank account by buying little at a time. Almost there, though.


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