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PostPosted: Tue Jul 07, 2009 12:40 pm 
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Frankie - B wrote:
nice ride. but: wow, what is up with the bartape dude?

Geez, he did explain about the bar tape and uncut steerer, but more importantly, why Topolino wheels? Are they good wheels? Hardly ever see them have to say.


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 08, 2009 12:54 am 
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Ahhh! Barmac! Bummer. . .

Other than that, sweet bike. I've had two of them, though one of them was with me when I got hit by a truck 6 weeks ago. . . :(

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 08, 2009 8:26 am 
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I have 2 sets of Topolinos. One pair that have been ridden for 3+ yrs now. The pair on this LOOK are new. They are pretty much bombproof. Compared to a Ksyrium, they are quite lighter(weigh pretty much what Topolino says they do) , ride better(esp. descending), spin better, and are quite strong( got t-boned by a car and only had to replace the bent rim. Spokes held up fine!) Cost is relatively good if you aren't paying retail. Maintenance is pretty easy to do with simple tools.
Why they aren't popular??? Who knows.. maybe not enough marketing or poor distribution setup.
One day I'll get my set of EDGE clinchers to be part of the cool club :P


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 08, 2009 4:10 pm 
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My current bike.
The weight is 6977gram in this configuration with 50/85mm wheels.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 09, 2009 9:27 pm 
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groundzero wrote:
http://s871.photobucket.com/albums/ab275/groundzeronj

work in progress.
- reason for sloppy bartape job and uncut cable= setup needs 1cm shorter stem. will finish and trim once that has been installed.
-14.55Lbs currently



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Wouldn't you have been better off buying a 585 if you were going to cut the ISP so short?

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 09, 2009 11:51 pm 
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Finished my CAAD just before I left for Europe for 4 months - only had a brief run around the 'burbs, but the frame felt responsive and stiff under acceleration. I also prefer this cockpit setup to the FSA Energy bars I have on my Look.

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Will start its own thread with details when Im a little less jet lagged.

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 15, 2009 8:59 pm 
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My ride.
I like how it looks with the old Spinergys.


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PostPosted: Fri Jul 17, 2009 8:28 am 
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My new rideImage


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PostPosted: Fri Jul 17, 2009 10:13 pm 
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That Wilier looks like sex.....y :lol:

Great build.

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 21, 2009 12:15 pm 
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a little picturespam, weight is near 7,4kg(16.31lbs) see list:
scott scale 2005
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additional pics: http://fotos.mtb-news.de/sets/view/5554


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 21, 2009 12:54 pm 
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Where did you get those coloured Formula R1's from?

they are nice.


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 22, 2009 8:53 pm 
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:O SIIIICK Scale!

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 22, 2009 9:56 pm 
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habanero cycles nuevo road frame
generic poopoo turd heavy carbon fork (with danger dimples !)
chris king head set
itm millenium stem (reversed)
itm bars
campy chorus brifters , brakes , drive train
speedplay pedals
specialized carbon seat post
butthurt seat (have a brooks swift)

wheels

white industry h2 laced to mavic open pro on sapim cx-ray spokes 28 spoke
salsa skewers

19 pounds , can get it lower though (all in good time)


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PostPosted: Fri Jul 24, 2009 10:11 am 
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travelly wrote:
Where did you get those coloured Formula R1's from?

they are nice.

r1 came directly from italy, but i take the hose from my oro puro which was placed in frame before!


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PostPosted: Fri Jul 24, 2009 6:06 pm 
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groundzero wrote:
http://s871.photobucket.com/albums/ab275/groundzeronj

work in progress.
- reason for sloppy bartape job and uncut cable= setup needs 1cm shorter stem. will finish and trim once that has been installed.
-14.55Lbs currently



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LMFAO ahahaha -- bartape FAIL!

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