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PostPosted: Tue Oct 25, 2011 9:53 am 
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if you are planing to race on a TT ... the nose of the saddle must be 5cm from the center of your crank)


Only relevant if its a UCI sanctioned event. Not an evening TT series


although relevant, if you want to participate in uci-events: the aero-cover may not be used. thats the only downer of the covers. :(


Disc shopping time! :shock:

Well, if all goes right I may start my build this weekend.

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Alright, I'm going to see what I can do. Team is "absolute racing" so I can do "absolute" on one side and "racing" on the other. Just a single spoke, of course.

In the same font as the "Highroad" text, for extra effect of course. :wink:


Of course!

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Juanmoretime wrote:
Krull wrote:
TerribleCadence wrote:
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if you are planing to race on a TT ... the nose of the saddle must be 5cm from the center of your crank)


Only relevant if its a UCI sanctioned event. Not an evening TT series


although relevant, if you want to participate in uci-events: the aero-cover may not be used. thats the only downer of the covers. :(


Disc shopping time! :shock:

Well, if all goes right I may start my build this weekend.



Ugh, I know. I feel like I'm going to get talked into it one way or another. Maybe I'll just get a sub9 and be done with it, then I'll literally have 0 excuses :roll: (or maybe I don't want that) Actually, would it even fit this frame? I know they're borderline on some.

Post your build when you start!

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Zipp Super 9 on the way, and should get to pick up the new crankset this evening! I'll update pics when stuff arrives!

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PostPosted: Thu Nov 17, 2011 9:44 pm 
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I just saw proofs for the Hed spoke decals, they're going to look good! I can't decide if I should do "absolute" on one side and "racing" on the other, or just "absolute" on both sides.

I'm thinking the racing is implied, plus its a short word so the sides will be non-uniform if I use it. What do you think?

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I like my Absolute on a vodka bottle but both sides to me would look better.

I'm down to mounting the shifters and running the housing and cables. :thumbup:

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So, here's what it will look like.
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Are you ever going to post your build? :cry:

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 18, 2011 10:11 pm 
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Housing, cables, chain and bar tape and its finished. Too many things going on this weekend so it will be the next before its done.
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Pictures could have been better.

From playing around it seems like the I-inks are too big to use thru the frame. The Mini's for shift won't be an issue.

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Sweet, looking good!

Yeah, the brake i-links won't go through the top tube, it's lined so it isn't necessary. I just used i-links end pieces at either end of the top tube to join the housing to it. I had to shave down the fitting that goes in just behind the steerer to get it to fit, but other than that, no issues.

I'm sure the shift i-links would work for the shift cables, but you're going to need like 4 sets to run that long length. Also, it seems like it would be really difficult to make sure you get all the slack out of the housings.

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PostPosted: Thu Nov 24, 2011 11:09 pm 
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Got the new wheel on it, and the crank. Pretty much complete now!

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Now thats what I'm talking about! Nothing like peer pressure to help you drop the $$$ on a disk eh! haha.

Hope you enjoy the painful times you'll endure upon this beast :thumbup:

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What a beauty!

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Really a nice TT bike :thumbup:


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Glad you like it! Yeah, everything other than my wallet likes the disc :twisted: It certainly looks the part. I've got to pick up the decals for the front wheel this afternoon, I think it might look too busy, but I'm going to try it anyway.

Can't wait for next season now; I'll be putting a lot of trainer miles on this rig over the next couple of months. I feel really comfortable on it already :thumbup:

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Awesome build. Looks fast even when it's stationary. :thumbup:

Got a couple of questions:
Noticed that you only use i-links for the brakes? why not the gear as well?
Also, did you run the links internal as well?
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