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PostPosted: Fri Dec 06, 2013 3:57 am 
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Just received notification from Fedex that this crossed the boarder. I should have it in my hands by 10 AM tomorrow.

I have a new CK press fit BB and black headset to install over the weekend. First I must thread the Di2 wiring. I also have a Enve post and stem along with a Thomson bar. I'm hoping to have it together and get a couple of rides in before the snow flies here in the great white north.


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 06, 2013 4:31 am 
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Wonderful machine. Love that massive fork.
Gonna be a beauty when shes all together !


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Damn that's awful, doesn't fit a tasty ti frame


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 06, 2013 1:02 pm 
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That's a beautiful frame! I love building up a frame almost as much as riding it. Enjoy the process and I'm looking forward to seeing the final product.

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 06, 2013 5:14 pm 
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I love the look of the fork. I think it's one of the tastiest things about the RSL.

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Damn that's awful, doesn't fit a tasty ti frame


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 06, 2013 5:37 pm 
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civdic wrote:
I love the look of the fork. I think it's one of the tastiest things about the RSL.



Couldn't agree more! :thumbup:

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 07, 2013 6:38 am 
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Frame arrived safely today. Pressed in the headset and hung a few parts on to see how it might look. I think it's going to turn out fine.


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PostPosted: Sat Dec 07, 2013 7:51 am 
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Is that an Alpha Q-fork. Looks great anyway.

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 07, 2013 8:57 am 
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Great bikes. I love mine.

Interested why you went for a 1, 1/8 head tube instead of 44mm? Particularly when the Enve tapered forks would have matched your finishing kit so well and provided a stiffer front end.


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PostPosted: Sat Dec 07, 2013 1:47 pm 
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I'm not sure who makes the fork but I do seem to recall reading somewhere that the forks come out of the same Asian factory as the Enve's. I chose the 1 1/8 head tube for a couple of reasons. I rode a demo for three weeks this summer in Whistler BC and it rode great, both climbing and descending. Secondly, I prefer the look of the smaller head tube on a steel or ti bike.


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PostPosted: Sat Dec 07, 2013 3:24 pm 
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I'm pretty sure the ENVE forks are made in the US.....

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 07, 2013 5:18 pm 
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The last I read was that the 2.0 forks were made in Asia, and 1.0 forks were made in America, along with their rims.

Nice frameset!


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Installed the brakes today and brake cables. The new DA 9000 brake cables are incredibly smooth.


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Nice bike , but first thought about the fork that it should be turned 180 degrees...

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