Weight Weenies
* FAQ    * Search    * Trending Topics
* Login   * Register
HOME Listings Blog NEW Galleries NEW FAQ Contact About Impressum
It is currently Sun Dec 11, 2016 1:04 pm
Recently the board software has been updated and there are some known bugs/failures:
- Avatars are currently not being displayed ✔ FIXED
- Tapatalk connection is currently broken ✔ FIXED
- Avatars cannot be uploaded ✔ FIXED

Please note that we will soon do some changes in WW board template design in case to get a fully mobile/desktop responsiveness board!
If you find more errors please post it here: http://weightweenies.starbike.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=139062


All times are UTC+01:00





Post new topic  Reply to topic  [ 97 posts ]  Go to page 1 2 3 4 57 Next
Author Message
PostPosted: Mon Dec 19, 2005 12:34 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Thu May 26, 2005 7:52 am
Posts: 2767
Location: Malmö, Sweden
I will post pictures and soon as I get my hands on this frame! I also got a Phyton fullcarbon fork but no headset? I thought that this would come with the frame - anyone knows what kind of integrated fittings the frame uses?

Thank!!!! :D

_________________
My blog


Top
   
Posted: Mon Dec 19, 2005 12:34 pm 


Top
   
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Mon Dec 19, 2005 1:27 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Thu Aug 05, 2004 7:33 am
Posts: 2436
Location: Europe
Mads, your frame should come with an FSA headset! They come in a small package with the frame including the headset cups you have to push into the frame.
Congratulations with the frame btw, what colours did you end up getting?


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Mon Dec 19, 2005 1:30 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Thu May 26, 2005 7:52 am
Posts: 2767
Location: Malmö, Sweden
Are you sure? It was my friend who searched the package and he did it rather quickly - I will look when I pick out the package in the afternoon!

I got the White/Black/Silver - look really nice compared to the black and blue versions!

_________________
My blog


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Mon Dec 19, 2005 1:41 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Thu Aug 05, 2004 7:33 am
Posts: 2436
Location: Europe
Yes, I'm positive you get this with the frame (and need it) unless you somehow ordered a version with standard headset? Have a good look in the box, there should be a little plastic bag with the headset in there somewhere. When the box comes straight from Ridley they usually put these inside the small boxes that prevent the frame from moving inside the box.


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Mon Dec 19, 2005 1:44 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Thu May 26, 2005 7:52 am
Posts: 2767
Location: Malmö, Sweden
I have just send him an sms and now he has replied that it was there - thanks for information so I could make him look again :-)

_________________
My blog


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Mon Dec 19, 2005 1:46 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Thu Aug 05, 2004 7:33 am
Posts: 2436
Location: Europe
That's good news! Now go and pick it up and let us see some pictures :wink:


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Mon Dec 19, 2005 5:41 pm 
Offline
Shop Owner

Joined: Fri Nov 04, 2005 3:12 pm
Posts: 501
Location: cochem -germany
give us the solo weight of frame fork and headset
thank you
elmar :lol: 8)


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Mon Dec 19, 2005 9:00 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Thu May 26, 2005 7:52 am
Posts: 2767
Location: Malmö, Sweden
Here are the information you asked for:

Ridley Crosswind (size 48cm) with geardrop = 1455 grams
Image
4ZA Phyton (uncut) = 395 grams
Image
FSA integrated headset (without expander plug and bolt) = 100 grams
Image
Wheel for front derailleur and steel bolt (for road der) = 9 grams
Image
Ridley seatclamp = 25 grams
Image
FSA SLK Compact MegaExo crankset with integrated BB = 820 grams (included 28 grams for alu tube -> real weight is 792 grams)
Image

Here is a picture of the frame - looks really nice!!!
Image
Buildlist:
FSA OS-115 stem with ti-bolts,
Ritchey WCS OS handlebars
Extralite The Post UL seatpost,
Seat?
Shimano Ultegra gears
4ZA Froglegs brakes,
Mavic Ksyrium Elite wheels,
Continental Twister tires.

I will post more pictures as they come!


Attachments:
frame01ww.JPG
frame01ww.JPG [ 5.03 KiB | Viewed 1026 times ]
fsa-crank01ww.JPG
fsa-crank01ww.JPG [ 4.95 KiB | Viewed 1033 times ]
gearwheel01ww.JPG
gearwheel01ww.JPG [ 3.78 KiB | Viewed 1012 times ]
seat-clamp01ww.JPG
seat-clamp01ww.JPG [ 3.45 KiB | Viewed 1019 times ]
headset01ww.JPG
headset01ww.JPG [ 3.79 KiB | Viewed 1000 times ]
fork-weight01ww.JPG
fork-weight01ww.JPG [ 4.45 KiB | Viewed 1026 times ]
frame-weight01ww.JPG
frame-weight01ww.JPG [ 4.17 KiB | Viewed 1015 times ]

_________________
My blog
Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Tue Dec 20, 2005 12:17 am 
Offline

Joined: Fri Oct 29, 2004 3:45 pm
Posts: 120
Location: Austria
sweeeeeeeet! Say, does the Python fork really weigh a mere 400 g!??!? That's unbelieveable :shock: my fork weighs 570 g. Need to get my hands on a python. that's even lighter than the Kuota and Easton forx, right?

Could you do me a favor and measure the crown race width (?)? I wonder whether the diameter of the fork's crown where it meets the frame is too wide to fit a conventional headset


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Tue Dec 20, 2005 1:12 am 
Offline

Joined: Sat Nov 06, 2004 1:31 am
Posts: 729
Location: Belgium
Quote:
FSA SLK Compact MegaExo crankset with integrated BB = 820 grams (included 28 grams for alu tube -> real weight is 792 grams)


Do you mean it's possible to remove the alu tube between the bearings? On your picture a orange one.


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Tue Dec 20, 2005 7:01 am 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Thu May 26, 2005 7:52 am
Posts: 2767
Location: Malmö, Sweden
Dennis wrote:
Do you mean it's possible to remove the alu tube between the bearings? On your picture a orange one.


There was a tube inside the bottom bracket - I think it was only there so the BB wouldn't be damaged before mounted!

XTC-Max wrote:
Could you do me a favor and measure the crown race width (?)? I wonder whether the diameter of the fork's crown where it meets the frame is too wide to fit a conventional headset.


I will take some pictures tonight - the fork is for integrated headset and it looks quite wide at the bottom but I will take pictures for you tonight!

_________________
My blog


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Tue Dec 20, 2005 10:35 am 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Thu Aug 05, 2004 7:33 am
Posts: 2436
Location: Europe
Dennis wrote:
Quote:
FSA SLK Compact MegaExo crankset with integrated BB = 820 grams (included 28 grams for alu tube -> real weight is 792 grams)


Do you mean it's possible to remove the alu tube between the bearings? On your picture a orange one.


I think it has been discussed on the road forum before, so if you want more opinions you can do a search there.
The outer tube is to make the bb watertight, so if the bb area in your frame is closed (like on some cf frames) and you are shure no water can come in there, you could leave it out. I wouldn't recommend it on a cx bike though!
There is another tube inside the bb on the more expensive version of the FSA bb. It is to make sure you don't crush the bearings when installing the cranks. When carefully installed the cranks have worked fine withouth this sleeve for me. Again, I won't recommend you removing it, but I haven't had any problems doing so. If you overtighten your right crankarm you could put extra force on the bearings that will destroy them over time, that's why the extra sleeve is there.
Here are a couple of pictures of a bb you get (ao) with the K-Force road cranks. (It's ITA threaded so slightly heavier)


Attachments:
outside tube bb.JPG
outside tube bb.JPG [ 3.07 KiB | Viewed 1021 times ]
tube inside bb.JPG
tube inside bb.JPG [ 2.89 KiB | Viewed 1046 times ]
FSA K-Force Mega Exo BB.JPG
FSA K-Force Mega Exo BB.JPG [ 3.32 KiB | Viewed 1032 times ]
Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Tue Dec 20, 2005 10:39 am 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Thu May 26, 2005 7:52 am
Posts: 2767
Location: Malmö, Sweden
Yes - it's the tube in the middle picture!!

It also worked fine for me without using the innertube then I mounted the bearings - I thought it was only to not damage the BB but you recommend using it? It's a massive 28 grams so I might leave it out :-)

_________________
My blog


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Tue Dec 20, 2005 12:33 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Thu Aug 05, 2004 7:33 am
Posts: 2436
Location: Europe
Mads, I'm not using the 28 gram piece in my road bike, only the 16 gram outer shell. No problems in the 4-5 months I used this setup this year, just be carefull not to overtighten the crankarm when mounting it. BTW, the cheaper versions of the FSA cranks don't have this part at all. Guess it has something to do with the design of the crankarms?

I wouldn't really recommend you to leave the sleeve out, only saying that it didn't result in any problems for me (yet).
If you are worried about the extra forces on a cx bike you could always drill the part a bit to make it lighter.


Last edited by Boonen on Tue Dec 20, 2005 12:54 pm, edited 1 time in total.

Top
   
 Post subject:
Posted: Tue Dec 20, 2005 12:33 pm 


Top
   
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Tue Dec 20, 2005 12:47 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Thu May 26, 2005 7:52 am
Posts: 2767
Location: Malmö, Sweden
okay - just seems strange because shimano has the same design and they don't use this innertube in their box!

_________________
My blog


Top
   
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic  Reply to topic  [ 97 posts ]  Go to page 1 2 3 4 57 Next

   Similar Topics   Author   Replies   Views   Last post 
There are no new unread posts for this topic. Attachment(s) frame choice to move of on Ridley Helium

[ Go to page: 1 2 ]

in Road

eajohnson

23

2290

Sat Dec 10, 2016 11:05 am

alastairb View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Attachment(s) Hi new to WW today

in Introduce Yourself / Gallery - Please use metric weights.

ViggenNut

3

549

Fri Dec 02, 2016 10:15 pm

ViggenNut View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Commuting Today

in Commuting

9734344

2

579

Tue May 17, 2016 12:34 am

megl View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Attachment(s) 2016 On the road today...

[ Go to page: 161 62 63 64 65 ]

in Cycle Chat

Frankie - B

967

120397

Sun Dec 11, 2016 10:13 am

kingtom View the latest post


All times are UTC+01:00


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Limited