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PostPosted: Sat Jul 27, 2013 6:54 pm 
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[attachment=0]ImageUploadedByTapatalk1374947663.207419.jpg[/attachmentJust joined the club, more to come!


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 28, 2013 7:10 pm 
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ultyguy wrote:
[attachment=0]ImageUploadedByTapatalk1374947663.207419.jpg[/attachmentJust joined the club, more to come!



Cool!
Can you please bring better pics.


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 28, 2013 7:11 pm 
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Will do eventually. It's a Tecno with Athena I scored for a song. Threw on my saddle, pedals and neutron tubs. It's a battleship but amazing on descents.


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 28, 2013 8:10 pm 
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neutron tubulars? You don´t see them very often.
I really like the paint and the classy build. Do you use no-Q rings?
How is shifting performance?


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 28, 2013 8:32 pm 
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They came w the q rings. Never used them before. Shifting is ok, they're the 11 speed version. They're really not very ovalized compared to the newer qxl and obv osymetric. Didn't really feel any major difference.


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 28, 2013 8:56 pm 
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If you don´t feel any difference it is in the right position. If chance position, you will know what I mean.


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PostPosted: Mon Jul 29, 2013 9:07 am 
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Wow, Bx, couldn't see yours on my phone, what a true beauty! Which fork? Did you re-decal it yourself?

I'm trying to decide weather to go with a silver athena chainset just to round it out. Also considering picking up a silver Thomson seat post and x2 stem. I love the Neutron tubs, found them a couple of years ago and have used them for even used them for racing, they're fantastic and have a storied history with wins at Roubaix (Backstedt) and Flanders (Ballan). 2014 is supposed to see a Neutron Ultra tub released! However, I kinda think a pair of silver rim tubs would probably look best.


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 30, 2013 9:20 pm 
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It´s a Easton SL straight fork. But I think of building it back to the original steel fork.

I like the silver and black mix you have. It´s a modern bike, so some carbon parts are very much ok, imo.

I don´t know any actually silver tub rims. So do you think of nos campa strada/crono rims? And what hubs do want to use?


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 31, 2013 2:34 am 
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While I think the fork matches the black bar tape etc it would be nice to see it with the original steel fork...

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 31, 2013 4:45 pm 
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Yes, you are probably right. I´m looking for a CK grip nut conversion kit in black classic.


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PostPosted: Sat Aug 03, 2013 12:31 pm 
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Threw on the Reynolds 32s for the ride today. Definitely need a -10, 110 stem, thinking Thomson x2, any suggestions for a curved setback, silver post?
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 03, 2013 7:28 pm 
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Thomson stem not a good idea. Don't like the chainrings that much. Not sure about the saddle either.

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PostPosted: Sat Aug 03, 2013 8:22 pm 
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Always great with a balanced comment with likes and dislikes

Well, I like the frame a lot and also in combination with the wheels. Maybe the stem isn't the visual best choise, but all in all a very nice build.


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PostPosted: Sun Aug 04, 2013 10:04 am 
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Threw on the Reynolds 32s for the ride today. Definitely need a -10, 110 stem, thinking Thomson x2, any suggestions for a curved setback, silver post?


Cheap & heavy, Deda RS01 comes in polished silver. About 1.5 seconds to remove the logos with Acetone.
http://www.wiggle.com/deda-rs01-aluminum-seatpost-silver/


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PostPosted: Sun Aug 04, 2013 1:45 pm 
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At least your honest...lol :wink:

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Thomson stem not a good idea. Don't like the chainrings that much. Not sure about the saddle either.


Yep agree, ditch the chainrings, seatpost & stem...love the rest of the bike... :thumbup:

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