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PostPosted: Tue Nov 08, 2016 9:49 am 
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so this has been on the go for a little while...

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frame is out of paint but still in the USA hopefully the studio shots all be in any day..

now the big question is... the new V3 alchemy hubs or a set of extralite SPs :wink:

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 08, 2016 11:28 am 
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who makes that frame?

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 08, 2016 12:12 pm 
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mrgray wrote:
who makes that frame?

looks like a Rob English frame


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 08, 2016 7:00 pm 
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Uhm.... When will Curve release those Tubular rims?
Excited to see this build.

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 08, 2016 10:11 pm 
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How will the paint looks like on that naked frame ?


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 08, 2016 10:13 pm 
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Can't wait to see that one finished :thumbup:

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 09, 2016 4:51 am 
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Beautiful welds, can't wait to see this one

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 09, 2016 6:36 am 
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Steel weight weenie! gonna be a good one for sure. A vote for extralite if it matter any

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 09, 2016 6:41 am 
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I'm leaning towards the Extralites!

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 09, 2016 2:02 pm 
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This build looks like it's going to be a good one.


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 09, 2016 4:59 pm 
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sugarkane wrote:
I'm leaning towards the Extralites!


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That's a great head tube!

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 09, 2016 10:28 pm 
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I would like to hear why did you choose Extralite SP?

I need get front hub and thinking about Extralite SP or dt240 to build with Powertap GS. With Extralite I could save ~55g but is it worth it if I also want reliability hub with low maintenance.

Great looking project. Keep us posted!


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PostPosted: Fri Nov 11, 2016 10:45 am 
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the extralite SPs are the only light weight hubs you can push to 120-125kgf DS.. at my weight they build a good strong wheel as long as you don't go too shallow on the rims.. i've found the fronts to be really reliable and the rear while needing a little bit of adjusting every now and then is quick and simple to dial in and maintain..

the 100g weight difference over the alchemy's is leading me towards using the extralites on my 35mm tubs and building up a pair of 35 clinchers for the alchemy's

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I can't wait to see this project.

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