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PostPosted: Fri Sep 06, 2013 3:17 pm 
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Hey guys, i'm a new here. I've been lurking this board for many years now but decided it's time to join this nice community.

I'm a huge weight weenie and i have always been a MTB rider but i'm currently building my first road bike. I acquired a used Giant TCR Advanced frame a few months ago but I didn't really like the paint and decals so i sanded the whole frame to remove the original paint/decals and apply only a light clear coat. It's a project that i would like to finalize for next season.


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PostPosted: Fri Sep 06, 2013 3:22 pm 
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Sounds awesome! I hope you documented the project in photos.......

:welcome:

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 06, 2013 4:03 pm 
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Thanks man. This what i did a few days ago (Di2 cable for internal battery in the seatpost) and what it looks like right now.

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 06, 2013 9:40 pm 
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Is that a twill weave or standard 3K?


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PostPosted: Fri Sep 06, 2013 10:53 pm 
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Valbrona wrote:
Is that a twill weave or standard 3K?


It's twill weave.

ridley86, thanks for posting the pictures for me.


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Very nice finish evoultimate. Looks professionnal :thumbup: !!!

Now we need weights for the frame, the crankset, etc...you know.... :D

:welcome:

Louis :)


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PostPosted: Sun Sep 08, 2013 2:38 am 
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Thanks! I'll post some pictures soon.

The frame was originally 934.3g and now 889g after light sanding and clear coat. Not a big difference but it looks way nicer.


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