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PostPosted: Thu May 08, 2008 10:18 pm 
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synchronicity wrote:
That is the nicest prince frame I have ever seen! 8)

I noticed you decided to mix shimano & campagnolo... is that because you don't like the shimano shifters or because you don't like the campy drivetrain? :?


I liked the Campa shifters more. That's why I chose for these shifters. I already had the Dura Ace derailleurs and for this moment I don't have any plans to switch to Campa Record.

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Man, that is TRUE weight weenie-ism...forget light cables - how about NO cables!


Hey good idea ! I'll try that ? Who need brakes as there are shoes that you can use as brakes. :P

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Yesterday I cut the forktube. Hope that I'll receive my fd clamp and cables next week. Cannot wait to take it out for a ride.

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GREAT build congrats...bold choice of color...I really like it.........


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Finished bike (for the moment that is). And yes I know that the chain is too short thanks to the LBS :? . Weight is 6.34 kg.

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That is VERY nice. Have you thought about color matching with some other orange parts? Might actually be cool as long as not full out (as in orange bartape/tires/seat).


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elviento wrote:
That is VERY nice. Have you thought about color matching with some other orange parts? Might actually be cool as long as not full out (as in orange bartape/tires/seat).


YEah I was thinking about that too. But I guess it would be over the top.. I like it when the rest of the bike is just plain black.

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Finally I finished my bike after one year :-) Total weight is 5.78 kilo. About the upgrades ;-) : here they are : Wheels: Lew VT-1 rims ,Sapim CX Ray spokes, M5 hubs, BTP Carbon hoods, AX lightness Orion brakes tuned with glassfiber springs from BTP and BTP bolts. XX-Light-bikes SP31 seatpost, Tune RR08 saddle, Tune carbon topcap, Elite Patao carbon bottlecages and a Recon Ti cassette 11-27.
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That is one hell of the bike!!! ...LOOKS REALLY DANGERUS! :P


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Great upgrades!

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how much Lew weight?


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kavitator wrote:
how much Lew weight?


They weigh 890 grams.

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Great build , like it very much because much of the time the Pinarello stay stock with only campy , but you didn't get shy en push the build , at the end you get a one of a kind bike , hope you will push it further :wink:

Looking good on the poll Light -bike 2009 , congrat and enjoy .


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nice build!:D but chain is too short :( and the shifters are not in the right position. although i like it very much:D


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nice build!:D but chain is too short :( and the shifters are not in the right position. although i like it very much:D


shifters are fine, but apparently he hasn't changed his chain in a year. Not sure why he even kept the first one if he said the LBS screwed it up...I wouldn't take a chain like 5 links too short...

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