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PostPosted: Thu Dec 15, 2016 10:34 pm 
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fizzybubbelech wrote:
Almost finished at this stage I believe.
CAAD6 Saeco Team size 52
SRAM Force22 (50/34 172.5 and 11-28)
PX 60mm wheels w Tufo S33 PRO 24 and Ti skewers (Aliexpress)
C1 Seatpost, C1 Stem, C2 bars. Sub 100g carbon saddle (Aliexpress) and Cinelli Gel bartape.

This must be one of my favourite liveries amongst all road bikes to be honest. Plus this same livery was my first ever proper road bike some 3 yr ago, so a bit sentimental value too lol.

Ran out of ideas how to make it lighter on a budget, so any ideas welcome. :)

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Need to shave. More aero.

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 17, 2016 6:39 am 
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fizzybubbelech wrote:
KC wrote:
fizzybubbelech wrote:
Almost finished at this stage I believe.
CAAD6 Saeco Team size 52
SRAM Force22 (50/34 172.5 and 11-28)
PX 60mm wheels w Tufo S33 PRO 24 and Ti skewers (Aliexpress)
C1 Seatpost, C1 Stem, C2 bars. Sub 100g carbon saddle (Aliexpress) and Cinelli Gel bartape.

This must be one of my favourite liveries amongst all road bikes to be honest. Plus this same livery was my first ever proper road bike some 3 yr ago, so a bit sentimental value too lol.

Ran out of ideas how to make it lighter on a budget, so any ideas welcome. :)

Cheerio


I love to see the old USA caad projects. Beautiful bike. Is it bb30?


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Thanks!! Yeah you spotted right it is bb30, which means the BB bearings is the only thing on it that I can not do myself :mrgreen:

Looked at a few CAADs in here still a bit shocked how people get them to 6.3-7kg :O

Check on my thread, i got my caad sub 6 kg even if i used my old fulcrum zero i still got 6.1 kg

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 17, 2016 7:09 am 
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Here is the caad7 R5000 project it's well under 6kg. It's easy to do. My caad 9 is hovering around 6kg with Zipp 404'

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 17, 2016 7:11 am 
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 17, 2016 12:07 pm 
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Beautiful bike, it's very clean

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 17, 2016 12:30 pm 
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Very nice. Similar build like my Caad9 with SRAM and Easton.


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PostPosted: Sat Dec 17, 2016 11:07 pm 
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roelez wrote:
Check on my thread, i got my caad sub 6 kg even if i used my old fulcrum zero i still got 6.1 kg

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Oh my that's some impressive results. Great!
I'll go on to check. What a shame I haven't had any scales available to me when building the bike, so I could weight the individual bits. Make a bit of a hassle now trying to figure out what's the best $/gram saving now. Oh...first world problems lol


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PostPosted: Thu Feb 09, 2017 6:58 pm 
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Hello hello,
You guys might be able to help me.
I was wondering how tight should I tighten the stem on the carbon steer (Caad10) of my fork ?

The stem (Zipp) says 5nm but that seems a too tight.
Scared I crush the steer !

To all CAAD10 owners - what do you recommend ?

I was thinking about 4nm or is that also too much ?

Cheers !


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PostPosted: Thu Feb 09, 2017 7:07 pm 
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That is superb! Complete perfection in my opinion.


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PostPosted: Mon Feb 20, 2017 2:33 pm 
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Folks , Anyone running 28mm on caad12 disc by any chance ?
Is there enough clearance ?

Also has the 2017 changed slightly in the smaller sizes .Mine is a 52cm myself . I've heard a rumour that the seat tube is shorter and the top tube is sloping ?


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PostPosted: Mon Feb 20, 2017 3:00 pm 
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Devotional wrote:
Folks , Anyone running 28mm on caad12 disc by any chance ?
Is there enough clearance ?

Also has the 2017 changed slightly in the smaller sizes .Mine is a 52cm myself . I've heard a rumour that the seat tube is shorter and the top tube is sloping ?


I was running 25c Conti GP4KS2's which measured around 27mm at 110PSI. There was still enough clearance but not sure if Conti 28's would fit since they're more like 30c's...

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'17 Focus Mares Force 1
'15 Scott Addict Team - 6850g Sold
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 20, 2017 3:19 pm 
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Just finished my CAAD12 Dura Ace build and then got hit by a taxi on my commute home, fully totalled the bike, hopefully all covered through the taxi's insurance since the bike owes me around £5,000!

I didn't even have time to take pics of the completed build :(

£1,700 wheel set:

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Warped top tube from impact:

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'16 Cervelo S5 - 6900g
'17 Focus Mares Force 1
'15 Scott Addict Team - 6850g Sold
'17 Cervelo R3D DA - 7580g - Sold
'16 Cannondale CAAD12 DA Disc - 7560g - RIP


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PostPosted: Mon Feb 20, 2017 4:18 pm 
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So sad to see ryan, at least the bike doesn't look completely destroyed. Should be able to get something back from selling some parts

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 20, 2017 4:29 pm 
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evan326 wrote:
So sad to see ryan, at least the bike doesn't look completely destroyed. Should be able to get something back from selling some parts


It's booked in on Thursday for a crash damage assessment with my LBS.

It's a write-off due to the frame but I'm not sure if I'll be allowed to keep the bike or buy it back off the insurance company since a lot of parts are still salvagable.

I must add that it was bloody awesome while I had it and loved every mile on it.

The only downside was the 2kg standard wheelset but once I'd swapped over to a lighter set, it was a delight.

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'16 Cervelo S5 - 6900g
'17 Focus Mares Force 1
'15 Scott Addict Team - 6850g Sold
'17 Cervelo R3D DA - 7580g - Sold
'16 Cannondale CAAD12 DA Disc - 7560g - RIP


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