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 Post subject: Giant TCR Advanced
PostPosted: Fri Jan 18, 2008 7:46 pm 
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My goal was to produce a reliable, lightweight TCR. Please feel free to comment and add your suggestions. Thanks.

Frame/Fork: 2006 TCR Advanced (medium)
Crankset: FSA K-Force Light (38/52)
Bottom Bracket: FSA Megaexo Ceramic
Wheelset: Mavic Carbone Pro (tubular)
Tires: Tufo S3 Lite
Stem/Bar: FSA Plasma Integrated
Seatpost: Cinelli Ram
Brakeset: Zero Gravity OG 07 Ti
Cassette: KCNC (12-25)
Shifters: Shimano Dura-ace
Rear Derailleur: Shimano Dura-ace
Front Derailleur: Shimano Dura-ace
Pedals: Speedplay Zero Ti
Saddle: Fizik Arione (carbon rail)
Cages: Bontrager Carbon
Derailleur Pulleys: KCNC (red/gold)
Derailleur Mech Plate: Fibre-Lyte
Chain: KMC X10SL (gold)
Skewers: Bold Precision Ti (gold)
Cables: Nokon (gold)
Bolts: Ti bolts; derailleur bolts (gold), Chainring, Seatpost, headset, bottle cage (blue)
Headset Upgrade: Carbon spacer/top cap (scorpion etched)

Weight: 14 Lbs


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PostPosted: Fri Jan 18, 2008 8:17 pm 
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Welcome to Weenies 12-c , impressive ride you have there 8)
but please do me 1 big favour , put them Tufo tyres in the nearest bin possible :thumbup:


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To this day I still find it hard to vision a road race bike with bars higher than the saddle. Sorry, otherwise pretty well done bike.


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I admit the stance/angles of the bike is not as aggressive as say a C50 (hunkered down), however, the saddle is a few inches higher than the stem/handlebar. Thanks for the comment :) Here is a different view.


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shift cables are way too long ...

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rascel wrote:
shift cables are way too long ...


I think your right.. I have had some trouble perfecting the correct # of segments :?


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wow! those Mavics look nice debadged!

nice ride... interesting seatpost choice. although it looks nice at that height.

getting a non-integrated bar/ stem could make it lighter (could start with something like a Syntace F99/119), plus provide more options and adjustability.

you've got a good weight... so i'll second the advice of people here and get something slightly heavier but more performance-oriented over the Tufos. tires do determine a big part of ride quality, and that's what it's all about.


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Sweet, sweet ride you've got there, dude !!

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i agree. Trash those darn tufos as soon as you get a chance. The few extra grams you save arent worth the 15 watts you lose per tire of rolling resistance to veloflex carbon.


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an easy way to drop weight on TCR frames is to get a different seat collar. when I had a TCR advanced I did that and it dropped a surprising amount of weight. just me 2 cents.


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collegiateRacer wrote:
an easy way to drop weight on TCR frames is to get a different seat collar. when I had a TCR advanced I did that and it dropped a surprising amount of weight. just me 2 cents.


Do you know the collar size?


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Nice ride!

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12-C wrote:
collegiateRacer wrote:
an easy way to drop weight on TCR frames is to get a different seat collar. when I had a TCR advanced I did that and it dropped a surprising amount of weight. just me 2 cents.


Do you know the collar size?


I'm sorry i don't remember. you can measure the inside of the seat collar to find out.


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