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PostPosted: Tue Jul 02, 2013 9:31 pm 
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Took her for a first proper ride today. FD needs some adjustment due to the Q-Rings and I'm having some troubles with my Mavic Freehub which I changed from Campa to Shimano. Doesn't spin properly. ...have to open it once more, clean and add some lube in it. And hope it helps.

I even took it to the LBS today but they a) were so busy they wouldn't have time to look it in the first place B) I don't think they had even seen Mavic wheels before because he said they don't have mineral oil and he haven't heard before that you put that in a freehub :shock:

...here you better learn your maintenance stuff if you like your bike to be working

But about the bike: Frame is just awesome. Plenty more stiff than Canyon CF SLX which was also pretty stiff on the front end.

Groupset: I absolutely love electrical gruppo!:)
Elrey wrote:
Better pic's please...

Waiting for a nice light to take those pics.:)


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 02, 2013 10:09 pm 
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I'm interested to see what you come up with regarding the freewheel. Mine drags like crazy since I made the same swap - my LBS said "that's Mavic"


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 03, 2013 10:31 am 
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Ok, I took quick photo today with phone to illustrate current condition. Cages are temporary ones. Maybe tomorrow I have time to do proper photoshoot session.:)

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 04, 2013 8:16 am 
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Jman wrote:
Took her for a first proper ride today. FD needs some adjustment due to the Q-Rings and I'm having some troubles with my Mavic Freehub which I changed from Campa to Shimano. Doesn't spin properly. ...have to open it once more, clean and add some lube in it. And hope it helps.

Two things to check: 1) That the washer inside the freehub (behind the bearing) is actually there, and 2) that it didn't move on installation.

Oh, and that pic is MASSIVE! :shock:


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 04, 2013 1:49 pm 
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Yes the washer is there. how could it be out of place when the axel goes through it?

Have to fix that pic when I get to my computer. Posted from Mobile...


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 04, 2013 1:55 pm 
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I know what you mean, but when I did it I managed to get it slightly off-centre - that was enough to make it problematic.

The washer sits in a recess on the bearing. If it's off-centre then it presses against the bearing and tightens it.


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 04, 2013 1:59 pm 
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Ok, that's nice. Cable housing might need a trim...


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 04, 2013 6:36 pm 
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I would remove the plastic strips on the cables and use tape instead. Remove the sticker from the front derailleur.
Other than that, SOLID!

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 04, 2013 8:18 pm 
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what's the frame size


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 04, 2013 10:12 pm 
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olmauntin wrote:
what's the frame size

Large. 56cm toptube.


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 06, 2013 12:25 am 
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Jman wrote:
Cutted the seatpost and also steerer tube.

Weight with pedals 6,46 kg.

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pure win. (change those tubs to a pair of veloflex stat though!)

Why Veloflex and which ones you recommend?


veloflex are best mass produced tub for ride quality/rolling resistance, which is the main reason for riding tubs in the first place. would suggest extreme or carbon. love the bike btw, white spokes on CCU's look great...


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 06, 2013 11:46 am 
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Ok, took the freehub apart, cleaned everything and applied some lube there which I bought from hardware store. (No bikeshop to get Pedro's Road Rage) It worked fine. ...for a while. Now there's friction again. (When you roll the wheel when it's not touching ground, pedals rotate also)


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 07, 2013 5:47 pm 
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Great build... I need to get my hands on a Look...
How do you like the cranks & stem?

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 08, 2013 12:39 pm 
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jvanv8 wrote:
Great build... I need to get my hands on a Look...
How do you like the cranks & stem?


Well both are really great. Stiff and pretty light. ...until problems occur I think. :P

Updated pics also on first post.


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PostPosted: Mon Jul 08, 2013 12:56 pm 
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I´m just starting to get into road bikes and this just looks from outer space :shock:

That bike just looks so fast!
As others have chimed in, no stickers :mrgreen:
Thanks for sharing.
/J

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