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PostPosted: Mon Jun 22, 2015 1:21 pm 
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Hey!

This is the my first bike worth posting here, I started buying parts like 2 years ago but other stuff got in the way. The build was finally completeted last week, june 19th!
I didn't weigh all the parts so you're just getting the weight for the whole bike, I'll get a picture with a scale eventually.

My build philosophy has been Looks>Weight>Function which might seem weird to some of you but I really love bike aesthetics. As I continue to refine the build and make it lighter that will always come first :)

Final weight: 5.97 kg

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Frame, fork & seatpost: HongFu FM066sl
Seatpost Clamp: Unknown (came with the frame)
Headset (Bearings): Neco, (came with the frame)
Topcap: ABSOLUT BLACK Ahead Cap, Aluminium
Expander: CARBON TI Expander X-Plug
Seat: Fizik Arione Versus
Stem: Deda Zero 1
Bar: 3T Ergosum LTD
Bartape: Lizard Skins DSP Race B
Bottle cages and hardware: Hong Fu cages and Bianchi titanium screws
Outer Cables: Standard
Inner Cables: Standard
Brakes: Planet-X CNC
Front Derailleur: Ultegra DI2 6870 11sp
Rear Derailleur: Ultegra DI2 6870 11sp
Crankset: SRAM Exogram
Bottom Bracket: Truativ Standard
Chainrings: Extralite Octaramp 2
Chainring bolts: SRAM Standard
Chain: KMC - X11SL DLC 11sp Bianchi Celeste
Shifters: Ultegra DI2 6870 11sp
Cassette: Recon 11sp Aluminium, Black
Wheels: Far Sports 24
Hubs: Ed Hubs
Spokes Sapim X-ray
Tires: Veloflex Extreme 22 Tubular Road Tyre
Pedals: Speedplay Zero Chrome-Moly

Moooar pictures!
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Still lots to do but I'm pleased for now! Come winter I will probably start the next set of uppgrades!

Cheers!


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PostPosted: Mon Jun 22, 2015 2:20 pm 
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Awesome looking bike, just cut a bit of the steerer :p


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PostPosted: Mon Jun 22, 2015 2:35 pm 
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Ye, I'm still experimenting with cockpit height. But will cut it once I'm done.


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PostPosted: Mon Jun 22, 2015 2:45 pm 
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sweet, that chain is a really nice touch!

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 22, 2015 3:15 pm 
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Nice, it's clear you put a lot of thought into that.


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PostPosted: Mon Jun 22, 2015 3:35 pm 
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Nice! I have almost the same bike & wheelset, but with clinchers and steel cassette @ 6.1kg. Been riding and racing it since spring last year & it never missed a beat.

Great build!


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PostPosted: Mon Jun 22, 2015 5:59 pm 
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what's the font for "brand" ? look awesome !

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 22, 2015 6:34 pm 
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Wow!Strangely,Ultegra here matches perfectly with the colours you chose...usually dura-ace looks better but not here!..the only thing that looks a bit off is the little red square in the crankset...see if you could hide it somehow or make it celeste...it would look gorgeous!!! nevertheless,the bike is sublime as it is!! Keep :up: !


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PostPosted: Mon Jun 22, 2015 8:51 pm 
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very impressive bike and picture-quality.

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 22, 2015 10:09 pm 
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Really classy looking FM066SL. I have never seen a black cassette before? Is it painted, anodised or some sort of wizardry?

P.S. I like your priorities


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PostPosted: Mon Jun 22, 2015 10:12 pm 
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How do those rings shift with Di2? I was thinking about getting them with my next build.


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PostPosted: Mon Jun 22, 2015 11:49 pm 
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Does look good, the 24's really match the slim tubes of the frame. If you're all about looks, I'd suggest sanding and re-lacquering the crank arms so they're all black...


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PostPosted: Tue Jun 23, 2015 1:05 am 
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Very nice! +1 for sanding the crank. You could also paint the derailleur hanger black. I have an fm011 with the same hanger and and used a black permanent marker. After a few months its still perfectly black.


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PostPosted: Tue Jun 23, 2015 4:52 am 
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Very nice and quite a unique bike. Congratulations on the weight!

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 23, 2015 5:06 am 
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Love the attention to detail :thumbup:

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