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PostPosted: Tue Nov 26, 2013 9:11 pm 
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Hi there,

just finished my cyclocross project:


UPDATE, now with full hydraulic brake setup:

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Picture shows bike in commuter setup with Continental 4000s installed. Second Wheelset with Archetype and Tune King/Kong is in the pipeline and should arrive this week....

Buildlist:

- Giant TCX 2 Disc size M/L
- DA Di2 9070
- Shimano 785 Shifters and brakes
- Fulcrum Crank with Stronglight CT2 48/36
- 1st Wheelset: rodi rims and Novatec hubs with continental 4000s tires
- 2nd wheelset: Archetype rims, Tune King/Kong hubs and CX-Ray spokes with Challenge Griffo tires
- Syntace Carbon handlebar
- Zipp SL Speed Stem
- Selle Italia New Flite Titanium Saddle
- Eggbeater Pedals



Regards,
PhilipBer


Last edited by philipBer on Mon Feb 17, 2014 5:45 pm, edited 2 times in total.

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 26, 2013 9:51 pm 
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Class - good choice on everything


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 26, 2013 10:20 pm 
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wow, great build!

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 27, 2013 3:54 am 
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Very nice! how do you like the brakes?


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 27, 2013 4:34 am 
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Very nice build!

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 27, 2013 8:11 am 
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but uh, How much does it weight?

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 27, 2013 8:43 am 
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Frankie - B wrote:
but uh, How much does it weight?



8.8 kg with pedals and garmin mount.... next planned updates will be maybe a lighter wheelset and a lighter saddle...


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 27, 2013 10:06 am 
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Colin wrote:
Very nice! how do you like the brakes?


Haven't ridden them yet, first test run will be this weekend.


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 27, 2013 2:19 pm 
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Looks great! I have to post my slr up. What's your saddle height?

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 27, 2013 10:52 pm 
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beautiful frame.


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PostPosted: Thu Nov 28, 2013 4:20 am 
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I absolutely love the shape of that frame. Well done.


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PostPosted: Thu Nov 28, 2013 10:35 am 
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philipBer wrote:
Pictures of the bike within its natural habitat will follow once the weather is ok...
It's a cross bike, the weather is always ok.


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PostPosted: Thu Nov 28, 2013 5:59 pm 
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mattr wrote:
philipBer wrote:
Pictures of the bike within its natural habitat will follow once the weather is ok...
It's a cross bike, the weather is always ok.



Yea, thats right! :beerchug: The weather is always right for riding a xc but for decent photos I would like to have good light conditions..... :wink:


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PostPosted: Mon Feb 17, 2014 5:46 pm 
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updated with some "slight" changes... ;)


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PostPosted: Mon Feb 17, 2014 5:53 pm 
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I love it, congrats!


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