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PostPosted: Thu Sep 06, 2012 1:58 pm 
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some essentials:)
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 06, 2012 11:55 pm 
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nspace wrote:
@ Dodger747: personally never been a big fan of Specialized anything, but that is one product that they make which looks absolutely awesome! Very nice shoes and hope they work well for you!


I'm a huge fan of Specialized's shoes and saddles. New shoes are perfect, all the S-Works technology but proper Euro-pro styling. The best looking shoes released since the Poggio 4s IMO...

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 07, 2012 5:11 am 
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Decided to shed some weight from the MTB and improve the braking (Juicy 5's, OK, but need a firm pull and are a bit on/off) so today I have bought....
Pair of M775 XT levers (one needs a missing cover)
M800 Saint front disc assembly (Caliper is like XT M775)
Pair of M965 XTR callipers

So I'll be running the XT levers with the Saint front caliper and the XTR (direct IS mount, so no adapter which saves about 35g itself) rear, I may still need to source a hose for the rear or the XTRs may come with one (from a member of my club, he's not sure what he has)...... Should save a total of about 130-160g and improve the braking 'performance' as well.

Cost so far has been £70 (around US$100) I may need about £10-20 in sundries but will have a few bits to sell on to offset the cost like the M800 lever and the spare XTR calliper (as my Forks are PM) as well as my old Juicy's, so net cost should be about £50 or US$70 for the upgrade - BARGAIN!

I will of course be checking every component I can on the XTR calliper to see if I can lighten the Saint, for example the pad retaining pin and snap ring assembly has a different PN on XTR.......

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 07, 2012 4:48 pm 
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Got some vittoria rubino training tires from wiggle! Shipped to singapore! :)

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PostPosted: Sat Sep 08, 2012 5:24 pm 
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I just bought 2 record bottle cages for an obscene amount of money.

However, they were the best looking ones that would match my new bike.

Photos of both together when they arrive...


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PostPosted: Sat Sep 08, 2012 5:34 pm 
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In what manner do the record bottle cages match your new bike?

Does your new bike look good, not work properly, break, and cost an obscene amount of money?


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PostPosted: Sat Sep 08, 2012 9:47 pm 
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Dodger747 wrote:
New shoes after destroying my old ones during the Haute Route...

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Where did you get them ? Did not think the white ones were out yet, very nice. :beerchug:


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PostPosted: Sat Sep 08, 2012 9:50 pm 
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Those shoes are so damn sexy. Need a pair..!


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PostPosted: Sat Sep 08, 2012 11:29 pm 
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HammerTime2 wrote:
In what manner do the record bottle cages match your new bike?

Does your new bike look good, not work properly, break, and cost an obscene amount of money?



typical :roll:

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 09, 2012 2:46 am 
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My new training tool

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 09, 2012 7:09 am 
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Nice shoes! :mrgreen:

Nice essentials too, indrek.

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 09, 2012 8:10 am 
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Well save me about 15-20 grams over the sram gxp bb.
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Van Dessel Rivet - SRAM Red, EE brakes, Hollowgram cranks, ENVE bars, stem, post and forks. Cosmic Carbone SLR, 15.1lbs on shop scale - looking for a better set of wheels to try and drop some additional weight


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PostPosted: Sun Sep 09, 2012 7:56 pm 
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Is that 15.1 lbs with a saddle?


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PostPosted: Sun Sep 09, 2012 8:02 pm 
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New DT Swiss 240s rear 28 hole for a build onto Velocity A23 rims... Can't wait to get it built-up.


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