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 Post subject: 12lb. SuperX
PostPosted: Mon Sep 20, 2010 7:10 pm 
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12lb. and some change...Well, it is built up as a SS, but the weight is still pretty impressive, given it has no real "weight weenie" parts in my opionion. Alu stem, stiff post and dual chain guards. This particular bike was made purposively for the SS nationals this year. Best riding CX bike I've ever been on, very compliant yet super stiff. Very comfortable on the bumpy stuff.

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 Post subject: Re: 12lb. SuperX
PostPosted: Mon Sep 20, 2010 7:50 pm 
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Great looking Bike.

Where did you get the front chainring set-up from? Is it all carbon?


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 Post subject: Re: 12lb. SuperX
PostPosted: Mon Sep 20, 2010 8:37 pm 
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How are you keeping the chain tension?


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 Post subject: Re: 12lb. SuperX
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39x16?????


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 Post subject: Re: 12lb. SuperX
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That is sick :shock: I like :D

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 Post subject: Re: 12lb. SuperX
PostPosted: Mon Sep 20, 2010 10:01 pm 
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Where did you get the front chainring set-up from? Is it all carbon?


Yes, it was custom made for the Q-factor/Clearance and chain line on the bike.

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How are you keeping the chain tension?


The sizing of the chain along with the guide and cog were made to fit perfectly, no tensioner is needed.

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39x16?????


42/17 :wink:

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 Post subject: Re: 12lb. SuperX
PostPosted: Mon Sep 20, 2010 10:06 pm 
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xcfisher wrote:
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Where did you get the front chainring set-up from? Is it all carbon?


Yes, it was custom made for the Q-factor/Clearance and chain line on the bike.

Who made it? Fiber-Lyte?

Is there any reason that wouldn't work in a 1x10 set-up?


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 Post subject: Re: 12lb. SuperX
PostPosted: Tue Sep 21, 2010 2:11 am 
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 Post subject: Re: 12lb. SuperX
PostPosted: Tue Sep 21, 2010 2:24 am 
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I guess you don't have to worry about the downtube cable routing. :P

Awesome bike. How do you like the wheels?


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 Post subject: Re: 12lb. SuperX
PostPosted: Tue Sep 21, 2010 2:29 pm 
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Awesome! Although if you don't consider those wheels and that crank "weight weenie" parts I'm really looking forward to seeing you put a lightweight bike together!

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 Post subject: Re: 12lb. SuperX
PostPosted: Tue Sep 21, 2010 2:53 pm 
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Yeah...that front ring isn't exactly non-weight weenie. :) Great build!

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 Post subject: Re: 12lb. SuperX
PostPosted: Tue Sep 21, 2010 3:52 pm 
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that totally rocks!!!so nice with the bright green and i'm glad a brand has a nice bike that is easily spottable on pics without that oakley retina burn neon yellow(colnago, willier, rudy project and so on and so on)...
are these white euro x magnesiums with black bits?you took them from the carbon euro x's?iirc not all 3 models are interchangeable, right?


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 Post subject: Re: 12lb. SuperX
PostPosted: Tue Sep 21, 2010 5:26 pm 
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Awesome! Although if you don't consider those wheels and that crank "weight weenie" parts I'm really looking forward to seeing you put a lightweight bike together!


haha.. I guess what I meant was that it doesn't take anything super exotic (AX, Tune, Schmolke, or sub-kilo wheels) to make it light. Keeping it sponsor appropriate and durable was more important... however it would be fun to see one at under 10lbs.

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are these white euro x magnesiums with black bits?you took them from the carbon euro x's?iirc not all 3 models are interchangeable, right?


Simon, Yes - they are Euro X mag's with black hardware. They are custom spec'd like that for us from TRP.

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 Post subject: Re: 12lb. SuperX
PostPosted: Tue Sep 21, 2010 5:45 pm 
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Can we have the links to the bikes in your signature if they're posted on this site?


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 Post subject: Re: 12lb. SuperX
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Can we have the links to the bikes in your signature if they're posted on this site?


This is the first bike I've put up in a long time. I'll snap some pics and put them in the gallery later.

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