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PostPosted: Mon Apr 08, 2013 12:56 pm 
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Hi!

So it's time for me to build a new bike. Some of you might have seen my lightweight 29'er (as in my signature), and my Cervelo s2. The Cervelo is now to be sold to make room and money for a new bike - the bike of my dreams. I've loved cycling and bikes since I was 13, so it's been 10 years now. I remember looking in my dads bike catalogues, drooling over the oh-so-expensive but gorgeous bikes in them. I started off mountainbiking and did that for 3-4 years before I got a road bike from my father. It wasn't the best bike - but it got me hooked.

Back to the catalogues. There was one special catalogue that I drooled over more than the others - the one with Bianchi bikes in them. I loved the shapes, the passion and the colours of them. They seemed so filled with the pure soul and passion of cycling, and I always wanted to get one. I've never had the funds or possibility to buy one until now. So here's my buildthread. It won't be a super-ww build, but it will be light enough.

Here's a teaser:

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Bianchi Oltre XR by Martin.F., on Flickr


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 Post subject: Re: My dream bike build
PostPosted: Mon Apr 08, 2013 1:13 pm 
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Here's the build list:

Frameset: Bianchi Oltre XR 50cm EPS
Headset: FSA orbit c-40
Expander: Carbon-ti x-plug with Bianchi Logo
Stem: Deda superleggero
Handlebar: Deda superleggera
Saddle: Fizik Arione r1
Handlebartape: Fizik Microtex glossy
Crankset: Sanded Sram Quarq s975 with Praxis works classic 53-39
Pedals: Speedplay zero titanium
Groupset: Campagnolo record EPS
Training wheels: Campagnolo Zonda with Chorus cassette, Vittoria rubino tires and Latex tubes
Racing wheels: Lightweight Standard gen 3 with record 11-25 cassette and Continental Sprinter tires


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 Post subject: Re: My dream bike build
PostPosted: Mon Apr 08, 2013 1:17 pm 
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Indeed a dream bike build, can't wait to see it ready!

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 Post subject: Re: My dream bike build
PostPosted: Mon Apr 08, 2013 2:01 pm 
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Location: Norway, Oslo
Framesize 50cm, celeste colour, EPS ready:

Frameweight (including alu bottle cage bolts): 847g
Derailleur hanger weight): 11g
Seatpostclamp weight: 24g
Seatpost weight: 189g
Uncut fork weight: 360g

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Bianchi Oltre XR by Martin.F., on Flickr

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Bianchi Oltre XR headbadge by Martin.F., on Flickr

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Bianchi Oltre XR by Martin.F., on Flickr

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Bianchi Oltre XR derailleur hanger weight by Martin.F., on Flickr

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Bianchi Oltre XR seatpost clamp weight by Martin.F., on Flickr

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Bianchi Oltre XR seatpost weight by Martin.F., on Flickr

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Bianchi Oltre XR fork weight uncut by Martin.F., on Flickr

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Fsa orbit c-40 weight by Martin.F., on Flickr

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Carbon-ti X-plug "Bianchi" Weight by Martin.F., on Flickr


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 Post subject: Re: My dream bike build
PostPosted: Mon Apr 08, 2013 4:47 pm 
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Will be a great build fo sho!

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 Post subject: Re: My dream bike build
PostPosted: Mon Apr 08, 2013 6:12 pm 
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Looking great! Dream build for sure......if only I had $$ before the wife instead of the other way 'round.....

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 Post subject: Re: My dream bike build
PostPosted: Mon Apr 08, 2013 7:40 pm 
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interested to see where/how this goes. nice start so far.

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 Post subject: Re: My dream bike build
PostPosted: Mon Apr 08, 2013 7:43 pm 
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Nice start ... I know it's a small frame, but that's still a pretty decent weight given they didn't stint on paint (or exotic headtube badges!)


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 Post subject: Re: My dream bike build
PostPosted: Mon Apr 08, 2013 8:18 pm 
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Impressive weight indeed! Italian bikes are not always the lightest but they do make them quite beautiful. Really looking forward to the finished product. Being your dream bike, take your time with it and get it perfect down to the details :thumbup:

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 08, 2013 8:50 pm 
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Wow, great weight.

Can't wait to see it finished with a ride report. :thumbup:


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 Post subject: Re: My dream bike build
PostPosted: Mon Apr 08, 2013 9:38 pm 
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Deda superleggera by Martin.F., on Flickr

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Deda superleggera by Martin.F., on Flickr

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Deda superleggera by Martin.F., on Flickr

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Praxis works classic by Martin.F., on Flickr

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Praxis works classic by Martin.F., on Flickr

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Wheels mfg bb30-gxp by Martin.F., on Flickr

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Wheels mfg bb30-gxp by Martin.F., on Flickr

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Fizik microtex glossy by Martin.F., on Flickr

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Fizik microtex glossy by Martin.F., on Flickr

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Fizik arione r1 by Martin.F., on Flickr

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Fizik arione r1 by Martin.F., on Flickr

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Fizik arione r1 by Martin.F., on Flickr


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 Post subject: Re: My dream bike build
PostPosted: Mon Apr 08, 2013 9:50 pm 
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Location: Oslo, Norway
This is going to be beautiful!!

Gleder meg til å følge videre!


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 Post subject: Re: My dream bike build
PostPosted: Mon Apr 08, 2013 9:53 pm 
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Nice collection of parts! Personally, I don't like the looks of the shiny bar tapes. I purchased the same white but in regular matte and it looks beautiful.

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 Post subject: Re: My dream bike build
PostPosted: Mon Apr 08, 2013 9:58 pm 
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I really didn't expect it to be that shiny, so I was a little dissapointed when I got it actually. I ordered it because of how easy it is to clean. I'll see how it turns out when wrapped and mounted, and if I don't like it it's not the most expensive thing to replace :)


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 Post subject: Re: My dream bike build
PostPosted: Mon Apr 08, 2013 11:05 pm 
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if i were to get a new frame this would be it. beauty

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