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Author:  Francois_Viviers [ Thu Apr 08, 2004 12:06 pm ]
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I love this bike

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Author:  tobias [ Thu Apr 08, 2004 12:44 pm ]
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really nice and aero:D have fun!
that seems to be a look stem, isn´t it?




btw. be careful storing it next to a door :lol:

Author:  Weenie [ Thu Apr 08, 2004 12:44 pm ]
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Author:  kingtom [ Thu Apr 08, 2004 1:18 pm ]
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really nice.... looks fast, not so light i think, but fast. you have used some special details... like the fsa-crankset, nice speedplays and so... nice.

Author:  Francois_Viviers [ Thu Apr 08, 2004 1:35 pm ]
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Stem is new Deda carbon Forza. Was not sure of getting a carbon stem, but it runed out to be a good buy

Author:  mrowkoob [ Thu Apr 08, 2004 1:39 pm ]
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Really nice Francois. What size is it?

Author:  Francois_Viviers [ Thu Apr 08, 2004 1:50 pm ]
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It is a size 53

Author:  Francois_Viviers [ Fri Apr 09, 2004 8:49 pm ]
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Kingtom: with a pair of custom Zipp 303, bike weighs in at just about 15 Lbs, not bad for this kind of rig.

Could bring it down to 12 but then again I already own something far lighter, so would not need it.

As a weight weenie I find it difficult to stomach, but I think this bike climbs better than my light bike. Time will tell, maybe it's just new bike enthusiasm

Author:  Superlite [ Fri Apr 09, 2004 8:51 pm ]
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Could bring it down to 12 but then again I already own something far lighter, so would not need it.


Something far lighter then 12lbs, or your 15lb bike? Thats sick!

Author:  cyclemanpat [ Fri Apr 09, 2004 8:52 pm ]
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what is your light bike? weight?

Author:  Francois_Viviers [ Fri Apr 09, 2004 8:53 pm ]
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11Lbs

Author:  cyclemanpat [ Fri Apr 09, 2004 8:54 pm ]
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nice!! what kind is it?

Author:  Francois_Viviers [ Fri Apr 09, 2004 8:58 pm ]
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It is a Giant TCR carbon, but sadly it is on the blocks right now. Bought a carbon back plate for the Shimano derrailleur, this thing worked fine for a year, but on monday the chain skipped over a bump and seeing the carbon plate does not have the bent claw like a normal plate...

Well the hanger plate failed like it was supposed to and the Derrailler flew into my spokes, $@£# happens

Author:  cyclemanpat [ Fri Apr 09, 2004 9:00 pm ]
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wow...that sucks.....I just finished my TCR, did you see it? Is yours the TCR with the blue stickers?

Author:  Superlite [ Fri Apr 09, 2004 9:01 pm ]
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Ouch, can you saw "chain saw"?

Had the same thing happen to my velomax's under a hard shift, chain went into the spoke, and ohh, I got sick. I feel your pain. :(

What kind of wheel did it happen to?

Author:  Weenie [ Fri Apr 09, 2004 9:01 pm ]
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Author:  cyclemanpat [ Fri Apr 09, 2004 9:01 pm ]
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also...where did you get the carbon back plate at? website? how much weight did it save you?

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