Weight Weenies
* FAQ    * Search    * Trending Topics
* Login   * Register
HOME Listings Blog NEW Galleries NEW FAQ Contact About Impressum
It is currently Mon Sep 26, 2016 1:22 am
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  [ 28 posts ]  Go to page 1 2 Next
Author Message
PostPosted: Fri Apr 13, 2007 8:29 pm 
Offline

Joined: Tue Dec 23, 2003 9:28 pm
Posts: 1769
Location: Unknown parameter
Finally made time to take a few more of my invariably poorly focused pictures of the semi final build. Ready to roll with sealant filled tires it came out 5.33kg; 5.56kg with the Powertap SL 2.4 wheel and computer installed.

Geometry is TT 555mm, ST 490mm, HT 100mm, BB drop 82mm, CS 415mm, STA 72 degree, HTA 72.5 degree, 7.1 deg slope on the TT. I plan on changing to a braze on FD with BTP clamp and probably ditch the heavy gold tape at some point, plus Dugast SP tires when available. Of course a WW bike is always in flux so who knows what else.

Frame: Crumpton UL 730g
Bar/Stem: Crumpton integrated 13cm using 44 c-c Bontrager race XXX lite VR bar 269.8g with steel bolts.
Brakes: AX Orion, ZG holders, SwissStop yellow pads
Headset: Tune Bobo
Fork: THM Scapula SP tuned
Brifters: Record with BTP clamps. R Ergo with Escape internals.
Cables/Casings: Jagwire ripcord and superflex teflon coated cables
F Der: Record CT with alloy bolts
R Der: Record with carbon jockey wheels, inner plate, and alloy limit screws
Chain: KMC X10SL Gold
Seatpost: AX Daedalus 290mm
Seatclamp: BTP
Saddle: AX Endurance colored
Cassette: Cycle Dynamics 11-25 TSN51 coated
Skewers: M2
Cranks: THM Clavicula compact 175mm, 50/34, FibreLyte outer, TA Syrius inner
Pedals: Speedplay X-1 with alloy butterflies and TSN51 coated spindles and ti kneesavers axle extenders.
Cages: BTP
Wheels: Rear - Extralite Ultrahub with ceramic bearings, Cxray spokes, Zipp 285 rim. Front - AC Micro 58 hub, cxrays, Zipp 280 rim (different from rear just because it hasn't broken yet :lol: ).
Tires: Conti Comp vectran 22mm.

Despite my first 6 hour test ride featuring a flat rear tire in the first 2 miles and a looong second three hours spent totally bonked the frame was very impressive even compared to the SL frame it replaced. Best case I was expecting the comfort to be equal to the SL but it was actually better and the rear end is laterally stiffer too. It was good enough that I am still not sure I believe it until I get another long ride in on the same crappy roads to make sure it wasn't my hypoglycemic mental state playing tricks on me.


Attachments:
File comment: motivational assistance courtesy of Jason @ Fairwheel
UL 024.jpg
UL 024.jpg [ 46.5 KiB | Viewed 3374 times ]
UL 029.jpg
UL 029.jpg [ 44.5 KiB | Viewed 3522 times ]
UL 018.jpg
UL 018.jpg [ 62.96 KiB | Viewed 3523 times ]
UL 016.jpg
UL 016.jpg [ 65.15 KiB | Viewed 3413 times ]
File comment: looks good in the art gallery
UL 012.jpg
UL 012.jpg [ 59.48 KiB | Viewed 4440 times ]


Last edited by mises on Tue Mar 27, 2012 3:41 am, edited 1 time in total.
Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Fri Apr 13, 2007 8:42 pm 
Offline
Moderator / Brake Pad Boy
User avatar

Joined: Wed Dec 13, 2006 11:44 am
Posts: 1266
Location: Holland
one word speechless.. :shock: what a bike :P

can't wait to see some daylight pictures


Top
   
 Post subject:
Posted: Fri Apr 13, 2007 8:42 pm 


Top
   
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Fri Apr 13, 2007 8:55 pm 
Offline

Joined: Thu Feb 09, 2006 4:40 pm
Posts: 706
:unbelievable: :unbelievable: :unbelievable:

Stunning


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Fri Apr 13, 2007 9:02 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Tue Mar 15, 2005 8:59 pm
Posts: 987
Location: u.k
:D that looks amazing , could you post some better pics mises


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Sat Apr 14, 2007 5:18 am 
Offline

Joined: Tue Dec 23, 2003 9:28 pm
Posts: 1769
Location: Unknown parameter
Partial sun is in the forecast in a couple days so I will see if I can get some better pictures in real daylight rather than the dreary stuff we usually have.


Attachments:
File comment: new bike induced weather
UL 008.jpg
UL 008.jpg [ 11.22 KiB | Viewed 6720 times ]
Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Sat Apr 14, 2007 8:34 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Sat Jun 24, 2006 4:37 am
Posts: 463
Location: CALIFORNIA
THat is one very cool bike, crumpton is doing a lot of good stuff lately..

_________________
My tour of california galleries:
http://s72.photobucket.com/albums/i186/ ... ?start=all

http://s72.photobucket.com/albums/i186/ ... ?start=all


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Sat Apr 14, 2007 11:27 pm 
Offline

Joined: Tue Dec 23, 2003 9:28 pm
Posts: 1769
Location: Unknown parameter
These full on porn shots will have to satisfy your appetites. If the sun comes out at all again I am definitely not going to be taking pictures of it. :P


Attachments:
UL 045.jpg
UL 045.jpg [ 90.58 KiB | Viewed 3787 times ]
UL 044.jpg
UL 044.jpg [ 117.02 KiB | Viewed 3359 times ]
UL 043.jpg
UL 043.jpg [ 100.2 KiB | Viewed 3389 times ]
UL 038.jpg
UL 038.jpg [ 85.37 KiB | Viewed 3281 times ]
UL 037.jpg
UL 037.jpg [ 100.7 KiB | Viewed 3687 times ]
UL 034.jpg
UL 034.jpg [ 110.58 KiB | Viewed 3160 times ]
UL 033.jpg
UL 033.jpg [ 115.08 KiB | Viewed 4963 times ]
Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Sun Apr 15, 2007 12:50 am 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Sat Aug 19, 2006 2:06 am
Posts: 179
Location: Western Australia
Gorgeous!

well done

enjoy it!

cheers,
erik

_________________
Visiting Southwest Western Australia? Visit our store, Crank'n Cycles, in Collie!


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Sun Apr 15, 2007 2:31 pm 
Offline
Administrator
User avatar

Joined: Mon Jun 02, 2003 8:17 am
Posts: 6365
Location: Drenthe, Holland
Dayum, love the sadle and tape but I think a combo is better. Any chance you could put some classic leather tape on it? (with the same color as the sadle)

_________________
Quote:
'Tape was made to wrap your GF's gifts, NOT hold a freakin tire on.'


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Mon Apr 16, 2007 4:13 am 
Offline

Joined: Tue Dec 23, 2003 9:28 pm
Posts: 1769
Location: Unknown parameter
I have been waiting forever and a day for some copper chameleon synthetic leather that I was planning to use for the bars but since that is still on indefinite backorder I will be switching to some orange tape.

I was considering using a plain carbon Endurance from another bike with the gold tape - right up until my hand slipped off when I hit a hole in the rain today. Looks cool in the sunlight but not that cool. :evil:


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Mon Apr 16, 2007 12:27 pm 
Offline

Joined: Fri Sep 16, 2005 9:03 pm
Posts: 1276
Location: uk
:shock: wow !


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Fri May 25, 2007 4:32 am 
Offline

Joined: Tue Dec 23, 2003 9:28 pm
Posts: 1769
Location: Unknown parameter
After more than a month on the new frame my overall impression is it's the best bike I have ridden in 25 years and the worse the road is the better I like it. The integrated barstem continues to impress with its stiffness too.

Downside is I have been seeking out the worst roads I can find, paved or not, to try it out and 20km on loose gravel hills can become a bit of a chore. First few km of fishtailing and wheelspinning is fun but the fun always seems to wear off when you are as far from paved salvation as possible. :?

Finally came up with a bar tape color scheme that works pretty well too.


Attachments:
UL new tape.JPG
UL new tape.JPG [ 71.9 KiB | Viewed 3791 times ]
Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Mon May 19, 2008 7:43 pm 
Offline

Joined: Tue Apr 10, 2007 11:11 pm
Posts: 169
could you give me more details on the finish? is it waxed or untreated sanded carbon ? is it more fragile than varnished ? is it affected by bad weather?

thanks!


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Tue May 20, 2008 7:20 am 
Offline

Joined: Mon Jan 12, 2004 12:32 pm
Posts: 3763
Location: HULLGARIA UK
I think you'll find it's unidirectional carbon, which shows up this way when in the light. Parlee's and Ruegamer are like that as well if you do a search.


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Tue May 20, 2008 8:21 am 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Tue Feb 05, 2008 7:08 am
Posts: 2215
Location: Seattle ZOO - AfterReceivingComplaints, MyAvatarIsNowChanged. IGiveYouMySexyMug.
WOW mises!!! Where has this bike been my whole life?! Can't believe I missed this post, your bike is AWESOME. Judging from the inside of you house and the bike I'd say you have a taste for the finer things in life.

_________________
CLICK HERE to see my weenie

Click THIS to hear what happens when I see your and my weenie.


Top
   
 Post subject:
Posted: Tue May 20, 2008 8:21 am 


Top
   
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic  Reply to topic  [ 28 posts ]  Go to page 1 2 Next

   Similar Topics   Author   Replies   Views   Last post 
There are no new unread posts for this topic. Attachment(s) Crumpton vs Argonaut ?

[ Go to page: 1 2 3 ]

in Road

eaglejackson

35

3073

Wed Aug 17, 2016 7:32 pm

scb View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. 2 Moots and a Crumpton

in For sale - Pictures are mandatory 22-3-13

jonjones13

0

650

Thu Jun 30, 2016 1:23 pm

jonjones13 View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Attachment(s) where to get this part?

in Road

addictR1

8

626

Thu May 19, 2016 12:56 am

addictR1 View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Hello from Italy part II

in Introduce Yourself / Gallery - Please use metric weights.

CH4K1

9

1536

Sat Feb 20, 2016 8:32 pm

CH4K1 View the latest post


All times are UTC+01:00


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: jimaizumi, KonaSS, la rosa and 16 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