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 Post subject: Re: Felt 2014 AR1
PostPosted: Wed Nov 20, 2013 7:10 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: Felt 2014 AR1
PostPosted: Fri Nov 22, 2013 8:59 pm 
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Bit the bullet and ordered an AR1/Red-22/Enve 6.7/Zipp cockpit build today. My first Felt and quite different coming from a Tarmac.
Question for Dave: you said 1021g, site says 1.9kg. Even if your number leaves out the fork, that's a big difference. Or is 1021g without fork, seatpost and BB?

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 Post subject: Re: Felt 2014 AR1
PostPosted: Fri Nov 22, 2013 10:38 pm 
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That's sure to be a special build! Make sure you post some pics once you get it finished.


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 Post subject: Re: Felt 2014 AR1
PostPosted: Fri Nov 22, 2013 11:14 pm 
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Mize wrote:
Bit the bullet and ordered an AR1/Red-22/Enve 6.7/Zipp cockpit build today. My first Felt and quite different coming from a Tarmac.
Question for Dave: you said 1021g, site says 1.9kg. Even if your number leaves out the fork, that's a big difference. Or is 1021g without fork, seatpost and BB?

Thanks.


Thanks for your business. 1021g was frame weight only.
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 Post subject: Re: Felt 2014 AR1
PostPosted: Fri Nov 22, 2013 11:55 pm 
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Mize wrote:
Bit the bullet and ordered an AR1/Red-22/Enve 6.7/Zipp cockpit build today. My first Felt and quite different coming from a Tarmac.
Question for Dave: you said 1021g, site says 1.9kg. Even if your number leaves out the fork, that's a big difference. Or is 1021g without fork, seatpost and BB?

Thanks.


Very nice components. Could You post a pic???


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 Post subject: Re: Felt 2014 AR1
PostPosted: Sat Nov 23, 2013 4:09 am 
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Man I can't wait to see this!

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 Post subject: Re: Felt 2014 AR1
PostPosted: Sat Nov 23, 2013 4:59 am 
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Hi Dave,
I am keen to get the AR1 frameset. I live in Bangkok Thailand, and as far as I know, there is no Felt importer / distributor in this country. Could you help me source one to Thailand possibly?


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 Post subject: Re: Felt 2014 AR1
PostPosted: Sat Nov 23, 2013 5:26 am 
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SkippyMcJimmelstein wrote:
Any chance we can see a pic of the AR1 built up?


Here's one of them assembled:

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14.6#

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 Post subject: Re: Felt 2014 AR1
PostPosted: Sat Nov 23, 2013 8:12 pm 
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Sweet! Can I presume this isn't your bike Dave? Looks too small to be yours! Guessing that's the 52cm frame.


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 Post subject: Re: Felt 2014 AR1
PostPosted: Sun Nov 24, 2013 2:56 pm 
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trilocus wrote:
Very nice components. Could You post a pic???
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Absolutely I'll post photos. Might be January (I hope not!) but I'll post.

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 Post subject: Re: Felt 2014 AR1
PostPosted: Sun Nov 24, 2013 3:42 pm 
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[Doh! answer was below the pic and I somehow missed it - oops]

Do you have a weight on that full build by chance?

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 Post subject: Re: Felt 2014 AR1
PostPosted: Sun Nov 24, 2013 9:21 pm 
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SuperDave, is the FRD frameset compatible also with older 7970 Di2?


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 Post subject: Re: Felt 2014 AR1
PostPosted: Sun Nov 24, 2013 10:13 pm 
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Just asked the same question in the last page:

"Stefano wrote:
Hey Super Dave, I was wondering- for the AR5 frame, is it upgradeable to electronic shifting? I know the AR1 is, but is the mold different for the AR5 vs the others in the lineup? I may be getting a really amazing deal on some 7970, so if I got it I'd like to put that on if possible.


The AR1 and AR5 use the same frame mold, thus they are both convertible to electronic and hydraulic shifting systems.

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 Post subject: Re: Felt 2014 AR1
PostPosted: Mon Nov 25, 2013 1:59 pm 
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That weight of the AR1 puts it right about Scott Foil 15 HMF weight range. And at that price point, very respectable and competitive price retail. Nice looking ride. If the ride is not as rigid as the foil, yet is still rigid in respect to Ht and BB stiffness, this might be a future frameset for purchase.

Also, the addition of the vibrating damper on the seat mount, very attractive.

14.6 with those new Zipps? Must be tubulars?!?!


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 Post subject: Re: Felt 2014 AR1
PostPosted: Mon Nov 25, 2013 2:38 pm 
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I know it's a magazine review which are notorious for never being negative, but it certainly sounds like the AR will have the edge in terms of comfort AND speed.

http://www.bikeradar.com/road/gear/cate ... -14-47802/


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