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 Post subject: Simplon Serum
PostPosted: Mon Apr 06, 2015 10:59 am 
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Hey there

I'd like to introduce myself (hello from Zürich, Switzerland) and my simplon serum, which i've built with mostly second hand components.

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Simplon Serum (6.39kg)
55 Frameset
Super Record all Around
3T Team Handlebars and Stem
Enve Smart 6.7 with Tune MIG 45 and MAG 130, Evo CX Tubs
Heavy Ass Selle Italia Saddle
Heavy Ass Keo Pedals

I'll provide some better pictures soon. :)

Cheers
Alessandro


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 Post subject: Re: Simplon Serum
PostPosted: Mon Apr 06, 2015 1:54 pm 
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Super!


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 Post subject: Re: Simplon Serum
PostPosted: Mon Apr 06, 2015 2:00 pm 
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Brilliant! Glad to welcome another Simplon owner to the forum!!

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 Post subject: Re: Simplon Serum
PostPosted: Mon Apr 06, 2015 5:49 pm 
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Don't see many on here, which is a pity.

Looks a classy bike :thumbup:

and :welcome:

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 Post subject: Re: Simplon Serum
PostPosted: Mon Apr 06, 2015 6:54 pm 
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Such a nice bike! Welcome!

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 Post subject: Re: Simplon Serum
PostPosted: Mon Apr 06, 2015 7:08 pm 
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One of the best bikes on the WW forum. Just love the simple black - only the stem must be black/white ;)

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 Post subject: Re: Simplon Serum
PostPosted: Tue Apr 07, 2015 10:30 am 
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Welcome and well done! :thumbup: A beautiful bike.

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 Post subject: Re: Simplon Serum
PostPosted: Sat Apr 11, 2015 1:15 pm 
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Thanks guys for the compliments!

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 Post subject: Re: Simplon Serum
PostPosted: Sat Apr 11, 2015 1:43 pm 
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Nice bikes and photos!
Needs an all black or B&W stem.

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 Post subject: Re: Simplon Serum
PostPosted: Sat Apr 11, 2015 7:10 pm 
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Nice Bike!


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 Post subject: Re: Simplon Serum
PostPosted: Sat Apr 11, 2015 7:32 pm 
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great bike and picture quality! wheelset a little to deep for my taste (one of my team mates rides his serum with mavic rsys, which fits perfect in my opinion)
optical illusion, or is there a shorter stem on the outdoor-picture?
regards,

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 Post subject: Re: Simplon Serum
PostPosted: Sun Apr 12, 2015 11:03 am 
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Interesting how many people dislike the stems color.

The Problem is with 3t that the stems are painted red and I'm not sure whether theres a way to properly paint again over it.


@Krull Stem is the same.
I have a pair of Campy Shamals as well but they look a tad bit "standard". I prefer to have classic steelframes with low Rims.


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 Post subject: Re: Simplon Serum
PostPosted: Sun Apr 12, 2015 3:59 pm 
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Alessandro, I'm pretty sure you can remove the paint easily with some acetone.


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 Post subject: Re: Simplon Serum
PostPosted: Sun Apr 12, 2015 5:03 pm 
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locktopus, could be - i'm just wondering what it will turn into? Bare Aluminium won't look good either.


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 Post subject: Re: Simplon Serum
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I've seen others here have done it and it has just gone down to the black below.


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