Dream Bike Specs?

Discuss light weight issues concerning road bikes & parts.
SPRUNG
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SIX13.

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by CarbonSports

rico wrote:CarbonSports -

I thought we weren't supposed to put magnets on the spokes - or is it OK to do so if they're the right shape?


:?: How come you think so :?:

Of course you can put ANY magnet on a spoke. You may screw it on (like the Ksyrium ones), glue it on or fix it in any other way.

The spokes are made from Aramide/Carbon, not from Candy :D

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how much are the lightweights in american $$$$ :?:

if i get them, they may never come off my bike, they may turn into my everyday wheel :twisted:

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CarbonSports -

The leaflet provided by the UK distributor on behalf of Dierl and Obermeyer says:

"Magnets with screw clamps must NOT be used. Any device that screws down on to the spoke may cause damage....

"...the bare magnet can be fixed to the spoke using double sided tape but this must be in conjunction with an additional binding, such as a wrap of adhesive tape. GREAT CARE MUST BE TAKEN WITH THE LEADING AND TRAILING EDGES OF THE SPOKES TO AVOID THE POSSIBILITY OF ACCIDENTAL DAMAGE."

But you say: "You may screw it on (like the Ksyrium ones)".

Which is correct?

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spytech wrote:how much are the lightweights in american $$$$ :?:


We only accept payments in Euros. Currency conversion can be done here http://www.oanda.com/convert/classic

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rico wrote:CarbonSports -

The leaflet [...] says:

But you say: [...]

Which is correct?


It is correct that you should be careful not to damage the spoke with a screw or something sharp (of course...and I hope, you take care of your metal spokes, too).

The normal screw-on magnets are not suitable anyway - they just don´t fit onto bladed spokes. The ones which are delivered with the ksyriums fit very well and may be used "properly installed" (I did so myself with my own LW´s)
But anyway: Glueing a small high-power magnet -like the tune or others- makes more sense. Less drag & less weight & better looks 8)

BTW: There is no official distributor for Lightweight in the UK (yet).

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CS -

Thanks for your reply. I'll play safe and use glue :)

But I think the Sigma magnet (which doesn't screw on, but slides on to the spoke) might also work...

rico

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My bike (CAAD4/Ultegra/Ksyrium SL) will become a training bike and I will buy a real racing machine:


Frame Cannondale CAAD 7 size 58 1200
Fork Cannondale Slice SI 320

Headset Campagnolo Record Hidden 73
headsetspacers 6

Stem Ritchey WCS NEW 13cm 110
Handlebar Easton EC90 180
Tape Cinelli Gel 60

Seatpost Easton EC90 155
Saddle Fizik Arione 220
Zadelpenklem 10

BB Zerolite 120
Crank FSA K-force 52/39 460
Pedals Time Impact Titan 260

Shifters Shimano 7800 417
front derailleur Shimano 7800 73
rear derailleur Shimano 7800 180
Chain Shimano 7800 274
Cassette Shimano 7800 11-23 173
Brakes Zero Gravity 178

Bidonhouders 2x Arundel 80
Cabels Nokon 80 + 60 140
Computer Polar Bike Mount 22
Polar 725 60
Speedsensor Polar 40

Lightweight front 16spokes + magnet 470gram
Lightweight rear 20spaken, DT hugi hub 660gram
tubes 400gram
lijm 40gram
Tune QR 52gram

6433gram

Or do I want a schmolke handlebar, an ax-lightness saddle/seatpen combi and a Scott CR1 frame? Hmms, that makes the bike 400gram lighter :lol:

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Tim the Pineapple wrote:Richard Sachs frame and fork.

Good choice!!! :D

as for the original question:
i allow myself to make my dream come true:

with "everyday" wheels and new stem/seatpost, but "backup" pedals:
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martin wrote:as for the original question:
i allow myself to make my dream come true:

And in Race- or Showroom setup:
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by cadence90

Martin, what bar is that?
Is it a Syntace 7075 Race CD?
I'm thinking of that bar, which has a very deep drop comparatively.
Or perhaps you have a very small frame, and the drop just looks big relative to that?
"Gimondi è un eroe umano, che viene sconfitto ma che continua la sua corsa fino a tornare a vincere." - Enrico Ruggeri

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cadence90 wrote:Martin, what bar is that?
Is it a Syntace 7075 Race CD?
I'm thinking of that bar, which has a very deep drop comparatively.
Or perhaps you have a very small frame, and the drop just looks big relative to that?

Yes, it is a Syntace Racelite 7075- good guess :-). i measured the drop to be ~170mm c-c (rough estimate ) The Frame is a "M", virtual top tube length is 540mm.

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martin wrote:
cadence90 wrote:Martin, what bar is that?
Is it a Syntace 7075 Race CD?
I'm thinking of that bar, which has a very deep drop comparatively.
Or perhaps you have a very small frame, and the drop just looks big relative to that?

Yes, it is a Syntace Racelite 7075- good guess :-). i measured the drop to be ~170mm c-c (rough estimate ) The Frame is a "M", virtual top tube length is 540mm.

Martin

So how is that bar to ride?
Is positioning in the drops comfortable and variable?
I now have Deda Newton 31,7.
I don't like the cramped drops, only one position really, and I don't like the 31,7 "bump" near the stem, which is exactly where I want my hands to be sometimes....
"Gimondi è un eroe umano, che viene sconfitto ma che continua la sua corsa fino a tornare a vincere." - Enrico Ruggeri

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My dreambike specs.... pffffffffff....
Scott CR1 size XXXXXXXXXXL :lol:
Dura Ace 10
SRM (heavy but useful + it looks sooooo cool and geeky :shock: )
Thomson 31,8 stem (heavy but stifffffffffff)
Maybe Thomson seatpost too (here in Europ they're much more exclusive than in the USA)
Lightweight wheels (16 spoke front, Hugi rear)
Zero Gravity brakes
Tune QR's
SLR carbon saddle (hmz, would it be comfy enough :roll: )
Some nice bottle cages
Pedals, don't know, maybe D-A SPD-SL, maybe Speedplay Zero, maybe Time Impact....
Whow! That's a pretty damn nice garage door!

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by benz76

My dreambike specs too...

Cervelo R2.5 SL frame (anyone knows anything about its developement?)
Easton EC90 SLX fork
Easton EM 90 stem
Easton EC90 post
Easton EC90 equipe road bar (it's new, http://www.eastonbike.com/COMPONENTS/bar.road.ec90-equipe.html)
Stronglight Fusion carbon cranks
Keywin Ti pedals
Tune Speedneedle saddle
Zipp Z2 wheelset (climbing) or Reynolds Stratus DV-UL (faster races) or Lightweights (why not?)
Campy levers/shifters
Campy fr/rear derailleurs
Mavic SSC brakes (similar to Campy, but much powerful).
Any choice of good BB, bottle cages, tape, etc.

Bye, Benz.

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