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PostPosted: Wed Aug 03, 2011 12:36 pm 
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Congratulations !

I'm sure your bike will be perfect. Why not choose the cranckset with titanium parts and red logos ? Don't you think it would be a great match for the rest of the parts ?

By the way, I'm also in the right path regarding the assembly of mine. Take a look here. http://www.pbase.com/smera/colnago_c59_mtbk

All the luck and best regards.[/quote]
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Smera, first of all love your ride, looks awesome, few things i would change but this is why we build bikes because we all like it the way we want it and enjoy it.

Couldn't justify the extra $$$ just for a red label, plus the titanium crank is not to my liking and i don't see many pro's running it so thought i would spend $$$ elsewhere.

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 03, 2011 3:53 pm 
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a new ultimate seatpost would look the dogs on that frame and weighs v.v.little.

Superb build by the way - the best mate for Campag SR, am v. jealous :x

Like the clarity of the entire build - especially with the competitions on. BTW I haven't flatted on veloflex clinchers with michelin tubies yet. Conti seems to have a reputation amongst LBS as the most puncture resistant tires. I used 4 seasons for 3 years on my commuter, the wear rate was good and rarely flatted in combo with schwalbe tubies, they didnt roll as well as veloflex though.

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 03, 2011 11:37 pm 
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thanks owl

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 04, 2011 1:13 am 
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Your frame is awesome. I keep coming everyday to check the updates. Hope your bike is ready to roll soon ! :thumbup:
I'm sure you will love the ride.
Cheers.


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 04, 2011 3:00 am 
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Smera wrote:
Your frame is awesome. I keep coming everyday to check the updates. Hope your bike is ready to roll soon ! :thumbup:
I'm sure you will love the ride.
Cheers.


Hoping to have it built within next 2 weeks, still waiting on changeover seatpost and tyres and pedals to come from the UK

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PostPosted: Sat Aug 06, 2011 7:57 pm 
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That's a mighty fine ride you are building there. May I ask what the weight of the frame is?

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 09, 2011 7:16 am 
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Will post weight of frame soon, just packed in box cant be bothered getting it out

Some further parts arrived today, now just waiting on seatpost and the build can happen

Hope the first pic brings a smile to some faces :D

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 12, 2011 5:22 am 
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:D can't wait to see it all together!


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 12, 2011 9:10 am 
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Seatpost arrived so bike will be built next week :D

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 12, 2011 10:14 am 
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It's going to be nice. Too bad to put german tubular on that italian beauty :unbelievable:


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 12, 2011 11:13 am 
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It's going to be nice. Too bad to put german tubular on that italian beauty :unbelievable:


only the best

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 12, 2011 11:19 am 
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only the best


http://www.veloflex.it/products/tubular ... =en#Carbon

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 15, 2011 6:55 pm 
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Talk about getting the mouth watering ! :-)


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PostPosted: Mon Aug 15, 2011 11:20 pm 
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Talk about getting the mouth watering ! :-)


Thanks hope you will like it

The boot is loaded full of parts to drop off at mechanic today :wink:

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 15, 2011 11:41 pm 
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Don't forget to weigh the frame before it's assembled!

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