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PostPosted: Mon Oct 17, 2016 3:12 pm 
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So early this year our team bring caad12 as our official team bike for special occasion or event, at my first though i just go with whatever i can find from my old bike parts and build this with 7.55 kg.

After 2000km ride with this baby i start feel this bike deserve some upgrades but i didnt want to spent more than 2k. My goal is sub 6

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Build list
Mavic cosmic ultimate
Ultegra 6800 rd fd shifter
Fsa carbon cockpit
Fsa klight with stages power meter
Lots of heavy stuff in it

So heres some plan
1. Sub 1 kg wheels probably farsport with carbon ti hub with Tufo s3 lite? Can anyone give me option for lighter tubular tires.

2. Sram red 10s rd fd shifter and cassette with kmc x10sl chain

3. Crankset i already bought Sram red 22 165mm pf30 and absolute black chainring (i know its not the lightest option but i love oval chainring)

4. Supersix evo hi mod fork, paint stripped, slammed stem.

5. Other component upgrade lighter alloy stem, carbon seatpost, and zipp sl bar?

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 18, 2016 5:59 pm 
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I dont know what brand is this but its seriously light 25 gram including plugs

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And i found this fabric cageless bottle 7 gram for the studs with bolts
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 18, 2016 8:05 pm 
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toss the valve caps. replace the seatpost with a CF one and saw it to size. those are two of the easy tweaks.

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 20, 2016 6:28 am 
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Frankie - B wrote:
toss the valve caps. replace the seatpost with a CF one and saw it to size. those are two of the easy tweaks.

Yeah i will

Carbon post 140 gram with hardware
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Expander 7 gram
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Stem is dissapointing claimed 105 gram came with 123 gram..
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Stripped
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Now waiting for my supersix fork, wheels and sram red

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 20, 2016 7:24 am 
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What options are there for carbon posts? About to buy a caad12 105 and the only two brands i can find are cannondale and thompson(don't think fsa make a 25.4mm anymore)


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 20, 2016 7:46 am 
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You can also check if the bolts in the stem are steel and then replace them with Ti.

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 20, 2016 8:07 am 
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nickcube wrote:
What options are there for carbon posts? About to buy a caad12 105 and the only two brands i can find are cannondale and thompson(don't think fsa make a 25.4mm anymore)

Mine is helix bought it for 69$ from ebay.. Pretty light, and yeah i do spot fsa slk 25.4 from ebay

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 20, 2016 8:08 am 
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Frankie - B wrote:
You can also check if the bolts in the stem are steel and then replace them with Ti.

Its Ti, maybe i'll look a lighter option then this one

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 22, 2016 4:40 pm 
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Need a suggestion for the cable set should i go with ilinks or aican bungarus?

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 23, 2016 1:37 am 
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And i found this fabric cageless bottle 7 gram for the studs with bolts
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U can save 4 more grams there by using alloy bolts, here's mine:
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 23, 2016 6:21 pm 
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Perfect! Thanks for the advice mate, ordered fewbolts today

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Where did you find the himod fork for purchase?

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 26, 2016 5:50 pm 
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evan326 wrote:
Where did you find the himod fork for purchase?

I found one in ebay mate :)

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I'VE Been sturugle with upgrade also lol , good luck


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 28, 2016 12:24 pm 
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Supersix evo hi mod, 303 gram on scale gonna stripped the paint tomorrow and then layer a thin matte clear coat on it
Hopefully can reach 260gram after steerer cut

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Got this absolute black chainring from ebay not really into those red colour i'll reanodized or maybe spray it black, not bad almost the same weight with my praxis chainring

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Additional weight but really want to try the large pulley, this thing spins really smooth



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