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PostPosted: Tue Jan 23, 2007 7:36 pm 
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My bike is almost finished. As I race, the bike must weigh 6.8 kg´s, so I chose a heavy frame so I can put my light stuff on and still hit the 6.8 kg mark.

Build List:

Frame: Argon18 Titanium. Size S. 1485g
Fork: Look HCS5sl. 272g
Wheels: Campa Bora. 1315g
QR: Carbon Ti. 55g
Tires: Vittoria Evo KX. 540g
Stem: Control Tech Scandium. 120mm 111g
Bars: Profile Strada Elite Carbon. 225g
Seat: Selle Italia SLR. 140g
Seatpost: Control Tech Carbon. 149g
Seatclamp. M2Racer. 9g
Headset: FSA w. carbon top. 53g
Rear der: Campa Record with alu bolts. 190g
Front der: Campa Record with alu bolts. 67g
Front der clamp: Campa with Ti. bolt. 21g
Brakes: Zero Gravity Ti 06´ 184g
BB: FSA Ceramic. 82g
Cranks: Dura Ace w. CT2 rings. 674g
Cassette: KCNC Alu/Scan/Ti. 110g
Pedals: Speedplay Zero Stainless. 211g
Shifters: Campa Record. 337g
Chain: Campa Ultra Narrow. 245g
Cabels: Nokon. 130g
Cages: Kuota Kold. 48g
Exp. + top cap: Control Tech w. alu bolt. 24g
Bartape: FI:ZI:k. 70g
Misc: Grease, air etc. 50g

Total: 6797g


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I love this bike, since you asked in a topic which frame to get, i love the match of the frame and the fork. Bora's are always hot.

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 23, 2007 7:56 pm 
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v.nice.. more pics please... with the crank side facing the photographer!!!!

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 23, 2007 8:15 pm 
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Sure thing. :D


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 23, 2007 8:32 pm 
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your bike looks very good!
this is one of the first times I've seen a DA crank with record that doesn't look to bad!
amazing how bora's just make any bike look bad ass.


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Very nice I always love a titanium bike! Alas they also need to be posted in the gallery section. :cry:

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Thats a very nice bike Mario Jr. Image


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I LOVE Vittoria KX's!

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 23, 2007 9:17 pm 
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You DA crank looks lovely, can we have a close up? You've polished it, haven't you? Any reason for the DA crank over a Campy UT one?


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 23, 2007 9:23 pm 
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Nice solid build , i think you made the right frame choice :wink:


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richardtoddywoddy wrote:
You DA crank looks lovely, can we have a close up? You've polished it, haven't you? Any reason for the DA crank over a Campy UT one?


Thanks. It´s a shitty job polishing them. I can post a pic when I have the cranks buffed up again. Right now they are not macro worthy. :wink:

I bought the DA in 2004, as they IMHO was a better choise than the 2004 Campa. Last year I bought the ceramic BB and has been very satisfied with the whole crank/BB system, so I´ll just keep it instead of using a lot of money on something that´s not better. (But tremendously nice to look at...).

Besides, the Campa is lighter. That way I´ll have to put on something heavier somewhere else with regards to the stupid 6.8 kg rule.

Would red crankbolts look better?


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 23, 2007 10:10 pm 
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Ive never seen a better looking DA chainset. Good work mario :thumbup:


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If thats a gold chain on there get some gold bolt, if not black ones would look sweet aswell. the gold ones will bring out the chain, it has on my TT bike.


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Hi again, I have alreaddy said congratulation on your new titan-beauty over at FWB.

But I would like to know if you know how the Corima brakepads performs on the Bora (I think they look blue so I guess the are Corima..???) If they are not what are they then and how do they perform?

Thanks!

PS: Have you weighted you Bora wheels? Mine weights 1350 g :cry:

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Hi Mario Jr.

Nich bike... 8) COOL

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