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PostPosted: Mon Nov 14, 2011 5:42 pm 
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 14, 2011 10:26 pm 
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Very good point kgt, i like the white hoods with the saddle and white look writing

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 15, 2011 1:03 am 
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In love with that frame, one of my favourite builds on here even though there are a few things i'd change.

How do you find that saddle for a road setup?

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 15, 2011 1:27 am 
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From a fellow 586 owner, that's a nice bike you have there, thencameyou.

The 586 gives such a bloody good ride!

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 15, 2011 2:56 am 
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TerribleCadence wrote:
How do you find that saddle for a road setup?


It took me a while to find a saddle I liked - the Arione was always an ass (arse?) hatchet, while I liked the shape of the Aliante but it has too much padding, so the Antares seems to be a happy compromise. The carbon railed version definitely sags less than the Kium version.

The idea with the white hoods was to balance the black/white on the saddle, I will probably change to a mostly black build later on. I had considered the 2012 586 in Matt Black but this colour is a bit more fun...


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PostPosted: Fri Nov 18, 2011 5:34 pm 
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That looks such a well proportioned and well set up bike. And I think it benefits from the more relaxed seat tube.


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That's one amazing bike! How do you like the power2max? Can you compare with srm?


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PostPosted: Fri Nov 18, 2011 11:18 pm 
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Steve0 wrote:
That's one amazing bike! How do you like the power2max? Can you compare with srm?


Thanks!
Power2Max is pretty good, very reasonably priced and a doddle to set up with a Garmin 500. I've only ever had wired SRM's but got fed up with the running/maintenance costs so wanted to change to something user-serviceable. The spider is probably 100g heavier than the equivalent Quarq model, and I prefer the Powercontrol computer for intervals.
I'd probably still have an SRM if money was no object, but at the prices here there's no comparison.


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Some minor updates and an excuse for a new photo.

- 110mm BCD Power2Max with 52/36t Stronglight CT2 rings
- Fizik Antares 00 in white
- White Fizik Bar Tape
- New Hutchinson Carbon Comp Tubs
- Veloflyte UD Carbon headset spacers
- Ritchey WCS Carbon Curve 44cm bars

Without question, the nicest bike I have ridden - not the stiffest or lightest, but great fun.

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Final build weight?


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It got even better looking from the original build. the white tape/white saddle "euro" look is more fitting. are those the really curvy ritchey bars?
how do you like 'em?
i still think you should go to black cables. To me, cables should disappear. it's still outstanding. keep enjoying!


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 07, 2012 10:08 pm 
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I'm just seeing this thread now...glad you like the bike!! Your build turned out beautifully! Only thing I would change is the elastometer...when I had this color scheme last year I actually painted an elastometer yellow to match the frame and have it looks like it's one piece with the E-post. You can see from up close but it turns out quite nicely.


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Bang BOOM! :shock:


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ecguevara wrote:
Final build weight?

6.8kg on the button - ready to race!


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Sweet :thumbup:


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