Felt F1 Custom 6.74kg

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GT8
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by GT8

Just spotted this sub forum ;)

Didn't set out to build the lightest possible - just for once in my bike life I wanted to do a build where I bought exactly the spec I wanted - no upgrades required - or lusted after!

Felt F1 2013:
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Size: 58cm

Wheels: Wheelsmith Race38 T23 http://www.wheelsmith.co.uk/race38-t23

Groupset: Shimano Dura Ace 9000

Bars: 3T Ergosum Pro 44cm

Stem: 3T ARX Stealth 100mm 6 degree

Seatpost: 3T Ionic 25 Stealth

Saddle: Fizik Antares Versus

Bar Tape: Specialized Roubaix

Tyres: Schwalbe One tubular 24mm

Weight: 14.86lbs/6.74kg with pedals and Garmin mount but no bottle cage.

Notes: Don't want to go carbon bars or stem. Going to see how my back holds out this year before I slam the stem :)

Stefano
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by Stefano

Gorgeous bike, love the simplicity. Everything is just classy :) What do you envision using this for, are you racing or is this more of a cruiser? Regardless, impeccable choice in components, hope you enjoy it for many years.

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GT8
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by GT8

Thanks Stefano :) Even though I wanted to treat myself to nice bits I was conscious of keeping it straight and simple, nothing too fussy.

Will be used for racing and club bunched training rides. My Felt F5 (Ultegra and Fulcrum R3 Wheels) was a fantastic bike, so hoping this with the same geometry but high grade carbon and upped spec will be even nicer :)

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btompkins0112
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by btompkins0112

Very sharp build....love the look of Felts, they are true race machines. Nice work :beerchug:

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mellowJohnny
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by mellowJohnny

Sweet - nice to see a Felt once in while.

How are those Schwalbe Ones? I'm a bit of a fan of the brand, but have yet to hear any ride reports.

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by Frankie - B

@ mellow johnny psst: viewtopic.php?f=3&t=119321

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