New build...Ridley Helium

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dwn2sk8
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Location: Lancaster, PA USA

by dwn2sk8

After a spectacular crash during a training ride on my Look 595 which cracked the headtube nearly in two, I have begun building up a new bike.
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I was able to pick up a Ridley Helium in the Belgium Blue retro paint scheme from Slane Cycles in Ireland for a great price. Sorry for the terrible basement lighting/cell phone pic. More to come.
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Thus far:
Ridley Helium Frame
2015 Campagnolo Record levers, FD, RD, brakes
Praxis Works PF30 BB adapter
Campy Neutron Ultra wheels
Fizik Anteres Carbon saddle
Generic carbon seatpost
3T Rotundo bars
Stem pictured will not be stem used
I'm in need of a Campy Record 4-arm crank if anyone has one...

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burglarboycie
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by burglarboycie

Very nice frame!

dwn2sk8
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Location: Lancaster, PA USA

by dwn2sk8

Thanks! I can't wait to get it built up. Just a few more bits needed.

reedplayer
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by reedplayer

sl oder "standard"?
nice paintjob!

jasonh
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by jasonh

I look forward to hear how you compare the Look with the Helium.

dwn2sk8
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Location: Lancaster, PA USA

by dwn2sk8

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Finally got her built up.
Ridley Helium RS frame
Campagnolo Record group
Campagnolo Neutron Ultra Wheels
Vittoria Open Corsa tires
3T Rotundo Pro bars
Debadged Kalloy Uno 7050 stem
Fizik Anteres carbon saddle
Generic carbon seatpost
Generic carbon bottle cages
Look Keo Blade Ti pedals
KMC X11SL chain
I've yet to weigh it, but it should be in the 15lbs (6.8kg) range.

burglarboycie
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by burglarboycie

Love it!! How does she ride?

dwn2sk8
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Location: Lancaster, PA USA

by dwn2sk8

Thanks! It rides great. The ride is less harsh than the Look that it replaced (I think due to the smaller seat stays).

roadhog44
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by roadhog44

Great Looking ride! My Helium SL is 6.8kg dead with Chorus EPS and Shamal Milles (size xs) but yours is far better colour :thumbup:

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beanbiken
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Location: Great Southern Land

by beanbiken

Love the colour also...... nice change from the standard black, white or red......... enjoy the ride :)
Ahhh, coffee & carbon

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