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 Post subject: My three bikes
PostPosted: Tue Aug 20, 2013 4:14 pm 
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Hello...I am new here, and these are three of my bikes. I could not have built these without the help of this forum. :thumbup:

Scott Addict, 14.2 lbs
Planet-X track, 49x12, 14 lbs
Scott Plasma 2 LTD, 17.3 lbs

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This is the R3, 52 cm (small). I built the wheels from 32H IRD Cadence rims (405g~410g), DT revolution spokes, American Classic rear hub and Circus Monkey front hub; about 1,435g without skewers or rim strips. And yes, Keywin CRM-Ti pedals.

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FYI the frame is their XS, 1,370g without seat collar. I cannot find fault with this frame inspite of how inexpensive it is; the adjusters at the dropouts are really nice to have. Keywin CRM-Ti pedals.

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The wheels are Powertap G3 factory wheels, 32 spokes, very sturdy feeling and good value. One day I will build my aero wheelset. Stem is Syntace Flatforce 77mm. I like to use Wilson Tennis grip wrap on my TT handlebars; I would use them for my road bars as well if they came long enough. Also Keywin CRM-Ti pedals.


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 Post subject: Re: My three bikes
PostPosted: Tue Aug 20, 2013 5:18 pm 
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Nice bikes. Seems you like Scott bikes. :beerchug:


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 Post subject: Re: My three bikes
PostPosted: Tue Aug 20, 2013 8:32 pm 
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Thank you! :wink:

Not having ridden too many bikes (Cannondales and Litespeeds in the past, fond memories), the Scotts seem quite good value.


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 Post subject: Re: My three bikes
PostPosted: Wed Aug 21, 2013 9:33 am 
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:welcome: Welcome to the forum. Definitely a nice collection. I too have a Scott Plasma 2 tt bike. Love that bike!

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 21, 2013 11:50 am 
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The planet track is the most populair track bike on my home track!


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 Post subject: Re: My three bikes
PostPosted: Wed Aug 21, 2013 1:48 pm 
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Your addict is stunning, so clean.
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 Post subject: Re: My three bikes
PostPosted: Wed Aug 21, 2013 4:07 pm 
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@Juanmoretime...I am familiar with your Plasma 2 from reading this forum; I love these bikes, and TT bikes in general! I too have a 3T Brezza aerobar just like yours. (I put the 3T brake levers on the Vuka base bar, which required some home-made shims.) It just happens I could not get low enough at the elbows with the Brezza on this bike. Apprently you do not have that problem at all!

@michel2, I have not seen another PX track bike here on my hometown velodrome. People always though I spent a whole bunch of money on it... :oops:

@moman: I must look just like that surrounded by my bikes. Of course the bike was cleaned up and waxed before the picture was taken...


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