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PostPosted: Tue Feb 11, 2014 2:53 pm 
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I really think this will be my next frame.... by my calculations I need a 52cm frame based on comparisons of my current frame to the geo of the 066sl. Do you think you should have gone down a size? How tall are you and what's your inseam if you don't mind me asking?


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 11, 2014 8:59 pm 
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yeah i do kind of wish i sized down to a 52.

1- it would've looked cooler with more post and stem
2- i prefer a bit shorter front-center for handling a bit more weight over the front (with a 110mm stem)
3- less stack height would've been nice

but looks aside ill be perfectly content with the 54 once my 120mm/17° stem arrives

measurements are;
height : 5'11/180cm
PBH/true inseam : 35in/90cm

both measured while in cycling shoes


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 21, 2014 9:34 pm 
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got most of my parts in. (cableset, clamp collar, stem) just waiting on a 5700 crank and bb.

heres some terrible pics i took in the rain
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got sent the wrong stem but once i find a low-profile dust cover for the headset i should be good.


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PostPosted: Mon Feb 24, 2014 3:09 am 
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a pic in its natural environment
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still waiting on cranks ... getting impatient


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PostPosted: Mon Feb 24, 2014 5:43 am 
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Where did you get the red blings for the campy shifters?


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PostPosted: Mon Feb 24, 2014 7:36 pm 
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they came like that, they're 10sp "red" powershift centaur levers. 2012 model i think


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 28, 2014 3:00 am 
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got my cranks in finally, heres some snaps of my bike looking basically the same

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 16, 2014 11:37 pm 
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bit of an update.

new wheels-
front: mavic reflex clincher, dt butted spokes, mavic hub
rear: mavic reflex clincer, wheel smith straight gauge spokes, tricolor 600 hub

deda bartape

bontrager post, sanded down to raw finish

tires, resist nomad, 28mm
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 17, 2014 2:48 pm 
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"New" bar tape too! ;)

Nice bike!


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 17, 2014 9:00 pm 
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nicely built for budget ride. where did you buy your hong-fu frame from?


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 17, 2014 9:55 pm 
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thanks, i bought it directly from hong-fu


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