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PostPosted: Mon Dec 06, 2010 3:39 pm 
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Ok...I thought I'd start a new post with pics of my latest project. It starts getting a little slow around here this time of year because of the winter weather, so it might be fun showing some pics of the components I have so far. I pretty much have everything I need to build up my bike, I'm just waiting on 2 key components :wink:

Where shall we start? I know....a couple of teasers:

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AX-Lightness Endurance Saddle

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Tune Top Cap and Bolt

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Extralite Ultrastar 2 Expander

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RUEGAMER 5.21kg, 11.48lbs

CRUMPTON 4.40kg, 9.70lbs


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PostPosted: Mon Dec 06, 2010 6:13 pm 
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More pics to come when I get home to my computer.

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 06, 2010 8:15 pm 
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Ok, once again, where is that popcorn eating smiley?
So, what is it all going on?

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I miss the Jerk because your stem is still too short.
Your saddle is probably too high as well.
Oh, and your cleats too far forward.


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PostPosted: Tue Dec 07, 2010 9:11 am 
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Looking forward to this build!

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 07, 2010 10:38 am 
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Nice start and a pretty nice floor too! :wink:

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 07, 2010 7:03 pm 
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Some pics for today: :D

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Cane Creek AER headset

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RUEGAMER 5.21kg, 11.48lbs

CRUMPTON 4.40kg, 9.70lbs


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PostPosted: Tue Dec 07, 2010 7:26 pm 
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Good luck with that Aer headset. I couldnt get mine worked out.

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I miss the Jerk because your stem is still too short.
Your saddle is probably too high as well.
Oh, and your cleats too far forward.


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PostPosted: Tue Dec 07, 2010 7:44 pm 
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We'll see. I'm thinking about not even trying it and getting a KCNC M1. What problem did you have with it? It's such a nice weight :wink:

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 07, 2010 8:36 pm 
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I love light headsets too. Just seems like a logical way to save weight if done right. However I just couldnt get the Aer adjusted to run smooth enough to not feel tight. I ran it a bit loose and still thought it dragged too much. Finally after a lot of fiddling with it I creased the teflon "bearing" and had to give up. I welcomed back my regular upper bearing and was back to a proper feeling front end. Still might order a new "bearing" and try it again. Use some grease on it in the beginning.
I would love to hear what you think about it. Might make me try it again or bin it for sake of cyclists everywhere.

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I miss the Jerk because your stem is still too short.
Your saddle is probably too high as well.
Oh, and your cleats too far forward.


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PostPosted: Tue Dec 07, 2010 10:55 pm 
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Looks very interesting. 8)

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 08, 2010 3:09 am 
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sick fork


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 08, 2010 12:28 pm 
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2011 Campagnolo Super Record 11
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The rear derailleur is unbelievably nice :thumbup:

I'm a Campy guy. I thought about going with SRAM Red but I just love the shifting of the Campy. I have Record 10 on my Time and this new version just seems nicer in all aspects...as it should. I bought a set of BTP handlebar clamps to try and lighten up the shifters but for $70 I was only saving 10g. I returned them. Can a weenie be built with SR11 given the shifters weigh more than Red's? We'll see :wink:

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 08, 2010 1:47 pm 
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Correct me if I'm wrong but 2011 SR with the Ti axle is lighter than Red on an apples with apples basis.

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 08, 2010 7:01 pm 
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I'm not going with the Campy Crank, but yes it is lighter :wink:

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 09, 2010 10:15 am 
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@gum ... what crank are you planning??

You can go lighter but not better than SR ... especially on a Campagnolo equipped bike.

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