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PostPosted: Wed Jan 29, 2014 6:22 pm 
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Looks great. :thumbup:

A weight, with the paint, would be a great reference to have?


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PostPosted: Wed Jan 29, 2014 6:25 pm 
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Colour is Pantone "Cool Grey 5U"
Frame in my LBS, I'll get a weight.


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PostPosted: Wed Jan 29, 2014 9:50 pm 
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Frame 855g without hanger.
Not bad as the paint is super deep v high gloss.
Waiting on forks weight.


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PostPosted: Sat Feb 01, 2014 1:08 am 
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Millenstein Clinchers are ordered & on their way.
I have decided on the THM M3 crankset.

The Lightweights don't have a full gloss finish but are also not fully matte.
Has anyone seen the Lightweights up close with the M3 to know if the THM gloss or matte finish is a closer match?
I'm thinking matte.


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PostPosted: Sat Feb 01, 2014 3:30 pm 
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Definitely an excellent lighter color choice for the frame, much better than white. Although my personal taste would have been the matte finish, it is still reasonably light as you did it.

What size is the frame?

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 05, 2014 12:08 am 
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Lightweight bars arrived ahead of the wheels.
Very nice and a great weight.
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Cages a gram lighter than advertised:
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Lightweight branded Schwalbe Ultremos:
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 06, 2014 10:38 pm 
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Sick!


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 07, 2014 9:15 am 
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Like the look of this build so far.

What groupset are you going to use and will you me modifying it at all?


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 07, 2014 9:22 am 
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Dura Ace 9000 ordered & on its way.
Along with EE Brakes, THM M3 Crank.
Jury is still out on Stem & post.
I need to see all the bits together before I choose between Extralite & MCFK carbon.


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 07, 2014 12:32 pm 
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New berk railed saddle, mcfk post for sure..
The carbon post is better hands down than alloy.. Will make the great ride better

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PostPosted: Sun Feb 09, 2014 9:49 pm 
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Wheels arrived.
Front 557g
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Rear 685g
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Look rather nice with the paintwork
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 10, 2014 4:36 am 
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Sweet baby jeebus, this thing is going to be wicked light!


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PostPosted: Mon Feb 10, 2014 5:59 am 
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Knoxxy wrote:
Millenstein Clinchers are ordered & on their way.
I have decided on the THM M3 crankset.

The Lightweights don't have a full gloss finish but are also not fully matte.
Has anyone seen the Lightweights up close with the M3 to know if the THM gloss or matte finish is a closer match?
I'm thinking matte.

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Dont know if this helps


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PostPosted: Mon Feb 10, 2014 12:00 pm 
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It certainly does, thank you.
Love the look with those Praxis rings.


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 11, 2014 8:53 pm 
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These arrived today:
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