2008 Pro team stuff

Discuss light weight issues concerning road bikes & parts.
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airsoft510
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djconnel wrote:Check out this photo as well as
this photo of Cavendish's frame. The cable passes through the top tube.


Thats what i figured it would have to be.. It doesnt make sense to me though, is it creating a better line for the cable (the straighter the cable the better)?
if not isn't it just creating re-cabling harder, and leaves room for water to find a way into the frame?

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2 wheels wrote:Team CSC has been often been using Zipp carbon wheel in RVV


From last year:
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by cryoplasm

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That has to be the most bizarre fit I have seen.

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what is so strange about it? :?

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weenie #2533 wrote:what is so strange about it? :?


Bike is tiny. His knee comes in so far past his elbow. I bet he's riding an unusually small size for his frame. I saw only one other rider also trying to do the same a couple of months back.

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That's true. But this is not so uncommon for pros. This one is smaller then yours in avatar pic.
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djconnel wrote:Check out this photo as well as
this photo of Cavendish's frame. The cable passes through the top tube.


Check photos of O'Grady's R3 from last year's Paris-Roubaix. The rear brake cable was routed clearly through a continuous piece of housing that was zip-tied under the top tube. The cable stops weren't used. The best photo I've seen of this is on the cover of Ride Magazine covering his win.

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11.4 wrote:
djconnel wrote:Check out this photo as well as
this photo of Cavendish's frame. The cable passes through the top tube.


Check photos of O'Grady's R3 from last year's Paris-Roubaix. The rear brake cable was routed clearly through a continuous piece of housing that was zip-tied under the top tube. The cable stops weren't used. The best photo I've seen of this is on the cover of Ride Magazine covering his win.


How about this photo of it: Clickety click

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there just dura ace with a sram sticker on

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cryoplasm wrote:Image

That has to be the most bizarre fit I have seen.


I saw him on Thursday on that bike too! He was also training and my
first thought was: "wow, that bike doesn't fit him at all, but paintjob is nice!"

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Did anybody notice Stijn Devolder lost his computer. He was without his computer when he drove the final 30km. They zoomed in on this cockpit, I guess that's why he asked for the motard in the final, I guess he was willing to know how far, also his communication device was broken.

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cryoplasm wrote:Image

That has to be the most bizarre fit I have seen.



Just goes to show how much better a kit can look with just one simple colour change

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