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 Post subject: New-Old Look 695
PostPosted: Thu Jul 30, 2015 7:42 am 
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Location: Perth, W.A
I stumbled across this frame completely unexpected. It was a store demo frame at a price which was too good not to buy (I tried to explain to my better half that i’m making money by buying it, dont think she saw it like that). The guy at the store said it was a 2013 model but i think he put a bit on mustard on it……its more like a 2012. Nevertheless, a Look 695 was always a bit of a “bucket list” bike for me so i pounced on it.

The build list is as follows

Frame: Look 695 (L)
Wheels: Enve 45’s (taken from my C59)
Tyres: Vittoria Corsa
Bars: Deda
Saddle Fizik
FD & RD: DA 9070 Di2
Shifters: DA 9070 Di2
Brakes: DA 9070
Cassette: Ultegra
Chainrings: Praxis
Chain: KMC X11
Pedal: Speedplay (borrowed from my C59)

Weight: A hefty 7.2kg

Its certainly not the lightest but it rides like a dream. I am very pleased with it.

I also have a C59 which will now get a well deserved rest viewtopic.php?f=10&t=121272&hilit=nato+green+c59

I have put some Mavic RSYS wheels on the C59 now (it did have Enves on it but they have be moved onto the 695). The C59 is lighter than when it had the Enves (now 6.8kg) on but it feels a lot more sluggish….the mavics are not the most area wheels out.

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 Post subject: Re: New-Old Look 695
PostPosted: Thu Jul 30, 2015 8:15 am 
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That's a really nice frame, almost a classic. I like the color as well!

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 Post subject: Re: New-Old Look 695
PostPosted: Thu Jul 30, 2015 8:57 am 
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Beautiful bike.
(You win for canabalizing a Colnago C59 too; meant in all good jest!) :thumbup:


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 Post subject: Re: New-Old Look 695
PostPosted: Thu Jul 30, 2015 9:26 am 
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Location: Perth, W.A
Stolichnaya wrote:
Beautiful bike.
(You win for canabalizing a Colnago C59 too; meant in all good jest!) :thumbup:


Haa, yes. It was a bit like robbing Peter to pay Paul.


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 Post subject: Re: New-Old Look 695
PostPosted: Thu Jul 30, 2015 9:45 am 
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2 great builds.

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 Post subject: Re: New-Old Look 695
PostPosted: Thu Jul 30, 2015 10:11 am 
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Location: Midlands, UK
Love that 695, the grey tape really sets it off. Awesome.

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 Post subject: Re: New-Old Look 695
PostPosted: Thu Jul 30, 2015 10:31 am 
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If I had big thumbs it would be a big thumbs up. Very nice paint scheme. Very nice build. The real question is how does it ride?

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 Post subject: Re: New-Old Look 695
PostPosted: Thu Jul 30, 2015 10:43 am 
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Yeah I love those 695's, I think they were definitely ahead of their time and are aging very well!


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 Post subject: Re: New-Old Look 695
PostPosted: Thu Jul 30, 2015 1:36 pm 
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Location: Ottawa region, Canada
very nice, lovely color scheme!

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 Post subject: Re: New-Old Look 695
PostPosted: Thu Jul 30, 2015 3:11 pm 
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Very nice 695! I like the mostly silver paint

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 Post subject: Re: New-Old Look 695
PostPosted: Thu Jul 30, 2015 5:32 pm 
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Absolutely gorgeous...I love this bike.

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 Post subject: Re: New-Old Look 695
PostPosted: Thu Jul 30, 2015 7:39 pm 
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I usually don't go for Look frames, but this is sweeeeet very well done


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 Post subject: Re: New-Old Look 695
PostPosted: Thu Jul 30, 2015 7:54 pm 
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Location: Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL
very nice build!

did you weigh the frame/fork/post/stem combo ?


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 Post subject: Re: New-Old Look 695
PostPosted: Thu Jul 30, 2015 8:16 pm 
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Location: uk,lincs
Nice, both of you're machines pull my heart strings, ive not really ever been fond of the 695, well the white or yellow model but i can see why you pounced on this on.

Bravo


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 Post subject: Re: New-Old Look 695
PostPosted: Thu Jul 30, 2015 8:46 pm 
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The Look is pretty sexy but I'm drawn to the Colonago.....that green just draws me in, love it!!


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