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 Post subject: GT Edge Ti roadbike
PostPosted: Tue Jan 07, 2014 10:40 am 
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my new ride for 2014 and the next 10 years .... first ride was awesome ! setup with campa record , carbon parts from MCFK / ax leaf seat ( great ! ) Dtswiss 240 clincher wheelset , crankset FSA k-force light with praxxis chainringset. frameset Gt Edge Ti 53cm slooping ( previous roadbike framesize 62cm....)

total weight 7,5 kg


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 Post subject: Re: GT Edge Ti roadbike
PostPosted: Tue Jan 07, 2014 11:48 am 
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Nice! But that is an obscene amount of saddle-to-bar drop. I don know your physiology but it may be that you're on a too-small frame.

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 Post subject: Re: GT Edge Ti roadbike
PostPosted: Tue Jan 07, 2014 12:44 pm 
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Nice and different.
Huge srop indeed.

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 Post subject: Re: GT Edge Ti roadbike
PostPosted: Tue Jan 07, 2014 1:14 pm 
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The combination of polished and blasted titanium is just plain gorgeous !(; congratulations


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 Post subject: Re: GT Edge Ti roadbike
PostPosted: Tue Jan 07, 2014 2:50 pm 
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Bike looks awesome. But I agree with the others, it just doesn't look like it could ever be comfortable!


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 Post subject: Re: GT Edge Ti roadbike
PostPosted: Tue Jan 07, 2014 4:47 pm 
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Nice bike!


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 Post subject: Re: GT Edge Ti roadbike
PostPosted: Tue Jan 07, 2014 5:36 pm 
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Seriously beautiful...


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 Post subject: Re: GT Edge Ti roadbike
PostPosted: Tue Jan 07, 2014 7:11 pm 
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a drop of 16 cm is not uncomfy to me, my fixie is 19cm... the angle between my upperarm and torso are good. I have long legs, seatheight of 85cm..with an inseam of 96cm.... and long arms but smaller torso.Total bodylenght 1m89 .When I should take a bigger frame the toptube also gets longer and that' s the reason why I prefer a smaller bike. same story for my mtb, the frame gets too long and handling controls getting worse. this bike has a slooping of 7 cm, so height is actualy 60cm . In theory they recomment a frame 64cm ....


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 Post subject: Re: GT Edge Ti roadbike
PostPosted: Wed Jan 08, 2014 12:54 am 
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proportions look bit weird, but i just love those triple tri gt frames.

got a straight on side profile pic?


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 Post subject: Re: GT Edge Ti roadbike
PostPosted: Wed Jan 08, 2014 1:12 am 
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Welcome to the forum and for sharing your titanium steed. I like it! I ride with a pretty big drop too. My inseam is not as long at 87.9 cm, short torso and long arms has my bike looking similar.

Definitely is deserving to be in this thread here:

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 Post subject: Re: GT Edge Ti roadbike
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great ;looking bike!

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 Post subject: Re: GT Edge Ti roadbike
PostPosted: Wed Jan 08, 2014 2:18 am 
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I'm not going to comment on the drop...nice bike, unique!

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Gorgeous! I can see that if you had long appendages, but a short torso that this fit would work.

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 Post subject: Re: GT Edge Ti roadbike
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thanks for all the pos feedback .... I'm still waiting for the ciamillo brakes ( GLS micro's )..... for now there are planet x cnc brakecalipers on it .

I've also looked to replace these wheels into enve's 3.4 but it's pitty to brake on those expensive rims ... a better way to safe the enve rims is a bike with disc brakes.

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In side view the drop looks really huge. Especially for an inseam of 85cm :noidea:

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