Colnago V1-r

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kmenon610
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by kmenon610

Hey All!

I just finished my new Colnago V1-r. It's incredible! It's light, aero, strong and smooth.

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Build List:
Frame and Fork: V1-r 54sl
Headset: Colnago Acros Headset
Seatpost: Colnago Aero Post
Saddle: Prologo Scratch Nack
Stem: New Ultimate Evo Stem 120mm
Handlebar: New Ultimate Evo 44cm
Group: Campagnolo Super Record
Brakes: EE Cycleworks Direct Mount
Cables and Housing: Campagnolo
Crankset: THM Clavicula M3 175mm, 130BCD
Chainrings: Praxis Classic 53/39
Chain: KMC X11SL
Wheels: Mavic Cosmic Carbone Ultimate
Tires: Vittoria Corsa Evo
Cassette: Campagnolo
Spacers: Extralite Delrin
Expander: Extralite Ultrastar 2
Pedals: Shimano Dura Ace 7900 SPD -SL

Weight came in around 6.18kg total. Thanks everyone!

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by SLCBrandon

Awesome! Fantastic WW bits too. Nice.

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by fritzbox

Gorgeus :thumbup: :thumbup:

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luckypuncheur
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by luckypuncheur

Very well done!
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mannymerc
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by mannymerc

I really like this frame, wishing it was smaller so I can see what it would look like close to my size.

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by bencolem

Wow, that's kinda a kick ass build. Sweet. What's the weight?

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by liam7020

Excellent build, enjoy. Do you have an accurate weight for the frame and fork? Ta.
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by Zoose

This build is great. Get ready for the spacer comments

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by Ozrider

That looks great. Please give us some feedback on how it rides.


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kmenon610
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by kmenon610

Hey all!

I didn't actually weigh the frame and fork before the build. I know, total blasphemy. I know for certain that a frame in 48sl weighs 835 grams.

Also, the ride is really smooth. I've ridden a lot of carbon bikes, aero or not, and this frame has really predictable, stable handling. It's comfortable as well. Even on longer rides.

I'll try and get a photo of it on the scale. My memory is the complete weighed 6.18kg total.


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by kgt

Not my favorite Colnago frame but is is a nice looking bike.

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Calnago
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by Calnago

Very nice build, but I still can't get past the fact that Colnago chose to follow a silly (possibly shortlived experiment) of placing the rear brake behind the bottom bracket. Let us know how you get on with that over time. Especially if you ride in cruddy weather. Looks like Trek has all but abandoned that placement with their new Emonda line; there just seems to be no practical advantage to it. The new Pinarello F8 uses direct mount brakes, but places them neatly hidden behind some fairing like seatstays, which shows you can still have direct mount brakes and make them very aero (if you care about that sort of thing) without placing them in such an awkward place in terms of maintenance and the amount of crud that will be thrown up at them from the road.
But brake rant aside, great build :thumbup:
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by Johnny Rad

Nicely played - especially the brand new EE brakeset.

Colnago or not, sloping top tubes are where it's at.

Is that a Ferrari emblem on the top tube near the headset?

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by coppercook62

Pretty bike

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by NiFTY

Nice build, not aware the EE direct mount were available yet. Kind of surprised by the weight. Thought it would be lighter w THMs, EE, CCUs, and new ultimate components. Still a great weight of course.
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