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PostPosted: Tue Dec 10, 2013 2:10 pm 
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Planning to build with some spare parts from the garage. DA 7800 1x10 drivetrain, Answer mini SX BMX crank, Dati/Kinlin/CXray wheelset, TRP mini V brakes, crankbrothers pedals and seatpost, generic stem and bars. Should be ready in time for the Christmas week of CX in Belgium.

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 10, 2013 2:15 pm 
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Haven't they heard about scato / scatlogy / scatologie before naming their brand?


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PostPosted: Tue Dec 10, 2013 2:19 pm 
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In Italian it means "sprint".

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 10, 2013 4:32 pm 
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should be an interesting project saw the frame herehttp://www.youthcyclesport.co.uk/kit/first-looks/first-look-three-great-junior-roadcyclocross-bikes/

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 10, 2013 6:24 pm 
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Cool! That Worx bike is slick!

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 11, 2013 3:00 pm 
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Frameset arrived today. It feels a bit heavy. Unfortunately my scale is dead so I can't weigh it. I'm considering putting these on it...

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 17, 2013 10:42 pm 
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Build list is going to look something like this:

D/A 7800 shifters & derailleurs (may go 1 x10)
BMX crankset converted for dual chainrings
Kinlin/Dati/Sapim wheelset
Crankbrothers seatpost and pedals
Generic stem
Giant 36cm short/shallow bars
KMC X10sl chain
TRP mini-v brakes

All parts I have in the parts box in the garage. Just need to buy a set of cables.

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 25, 2013 8:19 pm 
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Build complete. Pictures to follow. I had to use a crappy bottom bracket which will be changed soon. Seatpost wound up being a Ti Pro Lite and I had to use a really old Ultegra front derailleur. I used a one-piece Extralite 42/28 chainring and a 12/28 cassette. I had to use white derailleur cables because the local shop didn't have any fully sealed cables in any other color. Also ended up using an Ultegra chain. I also added cross-top levers and stuck with the carbon fork that came with the frame.

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 30, 2013 6:31 pm 
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First ride.

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 30, 2013 6:56 pm 
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Haven't they heard about scato / scatlogy / scatologie before naming their brand?


Definitely not aiming for the french market ;)...

Louis :)


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PostPosted: Mon Dec 30, 2013 7:02 pm 
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I don't know... it's a Belgian brand with French being one of the country's official languages. It can't be any worse than wearing VERGE clothing....

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Very cool! What led you to go with the direct pull brakes over standard cantis?

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Honestly, I had them in the garage.

But, also, a bit easier for smaller hands to manage... closer to the rim, which has disadvantages, but better stopping power with a shorter pull of the lever.

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I've said it before. Ted, you're a good dad. I'm up for adoption. Bet you don't have a 56 year old son. :wink: Yet.

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