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PostPosted: Fri May 12, 2006 7:46 pm 
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still waiting for parts from Madcow et all, but thought I would share this one with ya.

things pending:

LW ventoux
Extralite Ul2 STEM (Madcow--order me one in 120/26 please)
Extralite headset or M2Racer
Schmolke top cap
THM Scalpula fork
AX Daedulus seatpost (need one longer than that pictured) :(
BTP carbon FD clamp
BTP full carbon seatpost clamp
BTP carbon shifter adjusters
BTP carbon springs for AX Orion calipers
BTP carbon pad holders

will be 9-10 pounds


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That is pretty amazing Gold Knight! Looks pretty good to me :D


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Wow good job GK !
Looks great & the weight is super.
Question..... On a light post like the daedalus is it ok to have so much post showing? Looks like a lot now & you say you need more. I wondered if leverage becomes an issue with so much light weight post unsupported?
I would guess not though as they sell it so it must be ok.
Congrats on a great build!


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No holding back there Gold Knight, full-on as usual. Nice job.

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Nice build up...


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I didn't think you had even started hanging parts yet, I guess you couldn't wait. :D It's looking really good.

I think with the Ventouxs it will look even more like a climber.

Of course for the stem you would want 120, since I already have 100's and 110's in transit.

Your cups should be with you next week. Im adding a little something special to the ceramics. Can't tell you what yet.

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Sorry Herbert, Gold Knight you made the correct decision on the decals. Looks lighter!! :lol: :thumbup:


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that future build is very very nice....even the way you have it now, it looks great!!!!

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Looks very, very nice indeed. :thumbup:

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One more thing though, if you need new decals, I can get you some. :mrgreen:


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Did TOUR tested the stiffness of new Ghisallo frame?

cheers!
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Is this the 06' Ghisallo? If so, I don't think you can use a BTP carbon FD clamp. :?


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thanks everone for your comments--can't wait to ride this thing when done!

@ flying--the post is where it should be in the picture but I have less than 1 inch in the frame so it wont work--CRACK!!

@Madcow--borrowed a friend cups for now for the picture until mine comes :)

@Herbert--decals maybe later though

@pantani83--good question

@ome rodriguez--2006 yes, anything IS possible ask Madcow (they are being made now custom)


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Be sure to give us a ride report when you have spent a few weeks on it.


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I will Herbert and with more detailed pics as well as a pic on scale :)

I notice there is a piece of titanium trapped in the seatstay. You can here it travel up and down the stay as you tilt the bike???

stupid question--but any way I can get this extraweight out??


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If there is a metal shaving left inside any tube, you can handle it with lots of patience. All tubes are connected with small little holes to let the argon gas through the frame, which in your case means that the seattube has holes where it connects to the seatstays. So one day with your seatpost out and your bike kind of upside down shake it and hopefully it'll come out.

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