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 Post subject: C59 PR99
PostPosted: Thu Jun 05, 2014 8:27 pm 
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Excuse my poor photo skills.
This is more of a running question than just a build topic. I'm thinking of adding a final touch with Bora Ultra 2 DL. As I own a FarSports 50mm clinchers laced to DT240s hub (pictured) and LW Standard 3 being my racing pair although I race on my Canyon SLX Ultimate to not damage this precious bike.
Thinking about switching the tape to Lizard Skins 2.5mm as I don't like the PRO Digital Carbon tape besides the look.
About 6.8-9kg size 58cm traditional.
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 Post subject: Re: C59 PR99
PostPosted: Thu Jun 05, 2014 9:44 pm 
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Love PR99! Looks great


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 Post subject: Re: C59 PR99
PostPosted: Thu Jun 05, 2014 9:47 pm 
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level your saddle and you're good, very good in fact


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 Post subject: Re: C59 PR99
PostPosted: Thu Jun 05, 2014 10:47 pm 
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Great post. I have the same frame pr99, but with Shimano Dura Ace C-24. Can't get over how different a personality the wheels give it

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 Post subject: Re: C59 PR99
PostPosted: Thu Jun 05, 2014 10:50 pm 
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one of my favorite color! love it

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 Post subject: Re: C59 PR99
PostPosted: Fri Jun 06, 2014 2:15 am 
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beautiful bike.

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 Post subject: Re: C59 PR99
PostPosted: Fri Jun 06, 2014 2:22 am 
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My pr99 has an all black Colnago seat post. Any idea why some are black and some white? Model year diff?

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 Post subject: Re: C59 PR99
PostPosted: Fri Jun 06, 2014 2:53 am 
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I'd love to see a "busyman" custom saddle cover on that. with some matching tape. preferable white iwth colored stitches and a colored liner.


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 Post subject: Re: C59 PR99
PostPosted: Fri Jun 06, 2014 10:53 am 
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It looks great! Bora will be the final touch of perfection.

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 Post subject: Re: C59 PR99
PostPosted: Fri Jun 06, 2014 9:09 pm 
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I'd put a white flite on it ( level off course ;) )

I swapped my Boras for a set of Handbuilt 50mm Colnago 28h Carbon Rims on a Powertap hub set and I don't miss the Boras....

I built them myself so that adds to the charm :thumbup:

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 Post subject: Re: C59 PR99
PostPosted: Sat Jun 07, 2014 12:10 pm 
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With Lightweights and level saddle ;). Personally I think it would look better with Bora's, though.
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 Post subject: Re: C59 PR99
PostPosted: Sat Jun 07, 2014 12:14 pm 
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From a looks standpoint I concur, but you'd never see me shell out the sheckels for lightweight wheels.

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 Post subject: Re: C59 PR99
PostPosted: Sat Jun 07, 2014 12:36 pm 
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agree on bora's


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 Post subject: Re: C59 PR99
PostPosted: Sat Jun 07, 2014 7:12 pm 
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Great bike.I love it with the Lightweights. Maybe I would change the seatpost and stem for a all black version.
Bora's would look great and perhaps a bit better then the lightweights, but this setup is already brilliant.

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 Post subject: Re: C59 PR99
PostPosted: Sat Jun 07, 2014 10:20 pm 
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Lightweights look too "busy" on that frame with the four logos on each wheel. Dark label Boras and call it a day. A very very good day.

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