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sastre
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by sastre

[quote="nismosr"]with bad luck on conti comps trying out zipp tangente tubs

:smartass: send them back and go buy some veloflex carbons or vittoria's :thumbup:
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lippythelion
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by lippythelion

Kermit, I've got two Climbers Jerseys & really like them. Unfortunately the fabric above the pockets is prone to damage and is easily clicked & pulled by sharp corners on bar and gel wrappers.

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emorydptt
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by emorydptt

It's a little early in the season, however I am adding another Colnago to the stable.
This will be replacing my Ritchey Breakaway cross bike.
I'm excited to build it up!

Likely with the following since I have parts lying around and they are pretty cheap to replace:
Ultegra 6700 shifters, front derailler, rear derailleur
Brakes: FSA K-Force or TRP EuroX
Cranksset: undecided, but I like the compact ratio

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Cuki
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So impressed by my white Giro Empires, treated myself to a black pair also. Just need to get some gold laces to match my SuperSix Black Inc. 2014. Really refreshing to lace up like the marathon runner I used to me.

Like djconnel, very pleased with the new POC Octal. Had two back to back 150km rides in Vienna this week where my Garmin 810 was reading 38°c (plus 100°f). Big frigging hills in Austria, so you need lots of ventilation going up and a sturdy lid on your head going down the other side. Mine weighed in at 186gm for a small.

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g_doraz
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g_doraz wrote:Specialized s works evade helmet...again....to replace mine that I damaged in a crash. Specialized has a crash replacement program, so I was able to replace the helmet with a 20% discount. A tough way to earn a discount, but I'll take it.


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Dodger747
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Intrigued to see how well these work...

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RobyDogma
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New custom kicks from BontImage

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campbellrae
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by campbellrae

Pair of Veloflex Criterium tubs(date stamped July 2012 :thumbup: ) to replace Vittoria Corsa Evo Cx's. Going to have to go back to valve extenders though :( Replacement valves were definitely a big plus on the Vittorias.

Rob1519
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by Rob1519

lippythelion wrote:Kermit, I've got two Climbers Jerseys & really like them. Unfortunately the fabric above the pockets is prone to damage and is easily clicked & pulled by sharp corners on bar and gel wrappers.


I have not had this issue with my Climbers Jersey but will be more aware when placing or removing sharp cornered items. Thanks for the heads up!

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by KWalker

My climbers jerseys have been awful. The white fabric stains super easy and the mesh rips really easily when pinned. The cut is also a bit jacked. I would not buy these if my team wasn't sponsored by Castelli
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SR Ti crank and SR Dual Pivot Brakeset

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Castelli bodypaint 2.0 black bib
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dhb goldline jersey
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New little toy.


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