Orbea Orca 2008 - old, but anyway UCI illegal

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mrlobber
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by mrlobber

Orbea Orca 2008, came to me in autumn 2009, upgraded basically in everything except the fork and headset. Even the frame lost some carbon because of the drilling for Di2 :D

After 4 seasons as my first carbon bike - trained, raced, scratched, crashed, but survived - now retired to a training bike status this season (and, therefore, inevitably destined to grow in weight because of wheelset, tires, and some other bits), but eventually I think it has a place here with overall original racing weight close to 6.7 kg :D

Main pic of its lightest form:
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Build list:
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Some other pics:
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Quinn039
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by Quinn039

wow! that was/is a great looking bike!

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jeffsavans
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by jeffsavans

Looks awesome. We had one of these come in our shop the other week for a tune up and I was admiring it. Didn't look quite as good as yours tho. Good build.

Krull
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by Krull

Very nice. When i looked for a new frameset in 2007, this, in black/white version, was one of my favorites.
still looking great, time could not harm it.
sorry vor mai bed englisch!

paradawt
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by paradawt

Love it! Love this Orca.

So sad because Euskatel Euskadi pro team has finish.
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