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PostPosted: Sat Mar 15, 2014 9:11 pm 
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First post so I figured I'd make it here. The bike is pretty much perfect for me. I'd like to get new pedals and bars, which would both save me a little weight to hopefully get me under 7kg. Just had my first ride on the new wheels this morning.

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Frame: Focus Izalco Team 56cm
Fork: 3T with Focus branding
Head Set: FSA Carbon
Seatpost: Thomson Elite w/ Ti bolts
Saddle: Fizik Antares w/ Braided carbon rails
Stem: Ritchey WCS Carbon w/ Ti bolts 110mm
Bars: Deda RHM02 46cm e-e
Crank: 2012 SRAM Red 53/39 172.5mm
Brakes: 2012 SRAM Red
Shifters: 2012 SRAM Red
RD: 2012 SRAM Red
FD: 2012 SRAM Red
Cassete: SRAM Red XG-1090 11-28
Chain: KMC X10SL
Cables: Gore Ride-On
Rims: Enve SES 3.4
Spokes: Sapim CX Ray
Hubs: Chris King R45
Skewers: Enve Titanium
Wheels in total – 1513g
Tires: Continental GP 4000s 23mm
Pedals: LOOK KEO Sprint
Tape: Cinelli Kaleidoscope
Cages: Chinese Carbon

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Total Bike Weight - 7.035kg
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Fizik Antares w/ Carbon Braided Rails - 158g
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Thomson Seatpost bolts - Original 21g - Titanium 12g
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Enve Titanium Skewers - 55g
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Front Wheel - 679g
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Rear Wheel - 834g
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 16, 2014 2:33 am 
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how do you like the wheels? how aero are they in comparison to other aero wheel sets of similar size and bigger sizes?


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 16, 2014 12:36 pm 
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burggiebaby wrote:
how do you like the wheels? how aero are they in comparison to other aero wheel sets of similar size and bigger sizes?


Coming from a set of Chinese Carbon 38mm's and Mavic Aksium and Kysrium's, it's like night and day. The wheels are amazing, so much faster than I expected. The hubs are ridiculously smooth and spin forever, plus they sound really good. I'm not sure if its because of the wider profile or the deeper rear, but they definitely feel more aero than the 38's I had. We had some pretty strong wind yesterday and I didn't notice anything in the cross winds. Unfortunately I haven't really ridden anything else long enough to be able to make a comparison between.

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 16, 2014 5:24 pm 
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Thats one amazing bike! Just a note, the front tire is in the wrong direction.


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 16, 2014 8:13 pm 
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Lovely :)

I've managed to lose around 800g from my Izalco Pro, so getting under 7kg for you shouldn't be too tricky.


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 22, 2014 4:44 pm 
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great bike! very harmonious settings, and frameset looks lovely!

just wheelset with different deepness of the rims does not meet my taste.

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 22, 2014 5:52 pm 
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JasperGr wrote:
..... Just a note, the front tire is in the wrong direction.


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really? did not know that there exists a wrong direction. how can i recognise the correct direction?

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 22, 2014 6:06 pm 
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There should be an arrow on the tire.

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 22, 2014 9:15 pm 
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ah, i see! thanks! my rear tire is in the wrong direction either, have to fix this tomorrow.
thanks!

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 22, 2014 11:54 pm 
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Oh wow I can't believe I didn't notice that! I'm going to fix this asap.

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