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 Post subject: Madone 4.5 6.76kg
PostPosted: Sun Feb 02, 2014 4:21 pm 
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Finally complete the goal of making my madone 4.5 under uci limit. It currently sits at 6.76kg.

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They could make better photos then this in the 19th century ;-)


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 Post subject: Re: Madone 4.5 6.76kg
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 Post subject: Re: Madone 4.5 6.76kg
PostPosted: Mon Feb 03, 2014 3:24 am 
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Looks like it could be a beauty. Definitely need to take some good pics of it.

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 Post subject: Re: Madone 4.5 6.76kg
PostPosted: Mon Feb 03, 2014 5:14 am 
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That's a really good weight for a 4 series, how about a build list and some better pictures. It looks like a really nice build with a neat black and white theme from the very dark pic.
My size 60 2014 Madone 5.9 is sitting at about 7.35kg with Zipp 404 clinchers (2008 vintage) and 2010 SRAM Red (new SRAM Red on my Parlee)
I should get it to 6.5kg with Edge 1.38's, a Red cassette(currently have a Force 1070) and ilink cables.

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 Post subject: Re: Madone 4.5 6.76kg
PostPosted: Mon Feb 03, 2014 4:41 pm 
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Here are some better pics.
Here's the build list I will add weights later can't find my sheet with weights

Frame: Trek Madone 4.5 (52cm)
Fork: Bontrager RL
Wheelset: Easton EC90 SL 38mm clincher with sram red hub
Groupset: Sram red 2012 10 sad
Cockpit: Bontrager rxl blade handlebar
Bontrager xxx 100cm stem
Saddle: Bontrager xxx paradigm saddle
Seatpost: Bontrager xxx
Bartape: lizardskin dip 1.8mm
Tubes: Michelin aircomp
Tires: conti gp4000s
Bottle cages: Bontrager rxl
Headset: Fsa
Bottom bracket: Enduro bb90



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 Post subject: Re: Madone 4.5 6.76kg
PostPosted: Mon Feb 03, 2014 4:51 pm 
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Your bike looks really cool. But my god man, you need a better camera! Take the bike out in the sun with nothing behind the bike. Think you did a good black/white job. So it would be really cool to see some great pictures.

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 Post subject: Re: Madone 4.5 6.76kg
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Great work, especially considering how heavy those 4-series frames are. As stated above, please post some better photos.

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 Post subject: Re: Madone 4.5 6.76kg
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MisterNoChain wrote:
They could make better photos then this in the 19th century ;-)


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 Post subject: Re: Madone 4.5 6.76kg
PostPosted: Mon Feb 03, 2014 7:08 pm 
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I will post more pics as soon as I take the bike out. Been sick pass couple of days so was just working on more weight reduction


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 Post subject: Re: Madone 4.5 6.76kg
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Took a picture today on a ride to the top of Mt helix in La mesa california.

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 Post subject: Re: Madone 4.5 6.76kg
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That is a great weight for a 4 series, and a very nice looking build. Love the way all the black and white parts have tied in.

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 Post subject: Re: Madone 4.5 6.76kg
PostPosted: Sun Feb 09, 2014 10:41 am 
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Wow, that is a great weight for a bike of it's class!

Please post is here: viewforum.php?f=118

That bike deserves to stand out in it's own spot.

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 Post subject: Re: Madone 4.5 6.76kg
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Added black chain and cut steer tube slammed stem

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Nice looking bike


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