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PostPosted: Sun Nov 21, 2010 6:43 pm 
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Updated part List:

Frame: Litespeed Obed 2008 L with custom decals
Fork : ENGLISH Cycles Custom steel rigid lefty 650b
Brakes: Hope Race levers + IS Mono calipers + 2x adapter + Ti Bolts + XTR matchmaker (anodised levers and caliper caps)
Brake rotors: Hope floating saw black 160/140 + Ti bolts
Saddle : Tune Speedneedle LE
Seatpost : ENVE 31.6 Zero
Stem : Race Face Turbine 100mm + Ti Bolts
Headset: Chris King Nothreadset
Handlebar: ENVE Riser 720mm
Grips: Bontraeger Race X Lite
Bottle cage: King Cage + Alu bolts
Wheels: Chris King ISO / Circus Monkey Lefty + DT Swiss Supercomp / ProLock niples + ZTR Crest 650b + Chirs King Funbolts (including necessary Notubes stuff to run W/O tubes)
Rear Shifter: Shimano XT M780 + Alu bolts
Crank : Middleburn RS7 180mm + 32t UNO ring
BB: Stronglight Twister Titanium ISIS
Chain Guide: Shaman Racing with DMR clamp
Rear derailleur: Shimano XT M780 Shadow + Ti bolts + KCNC pulleys + alu pulley bolts
Tires: Ritchey Z-max Shield WCS TLR 650b 2.1
Pedals: Exustar PM25 Ti
Cables: Nokon + Liner - Black + Silver
Chain: KMC X10 SL Silver
Cassette: SRAM 1070 11-36 + Token Alu lockring
Tubes: Stan´s NoTubes

Final weight ??? under 9

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PostPosted: Sun Nov 21, 2010 6:54 pm 
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Before i make some better pictures, I add one foto of my previous built (9.6kg). Most of the part will be used for Litespeed and also color scheme of the built is more than obvious 8) ( without white :-))


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 Post subject: Re: Litespeed Obed
PostPosted: Mon Nov 22, 2010 10:46 am 
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Welcome to the forum! :welcome: Your build seems pretty well thought out. Please post pictures when you done. Weigh wise you could go lighter on your stem. I too am very concerned about strength and stiffness so I use an easton EA90 on my KTB. It weighs a 138 grams for 110mm. I think you could go lighter on the bars and an all titanium cassette would loose some additional weight too.

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 Post subject: Re: Litespeed Obed
PostPosted: Mon Nov 22, 2010 4:31 pm 
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Hi

You're true about stifness, that's the reason I'm runnig so heavy stem and handlebars and second reason is design and color, I had Easton EA90 110mm stem before and wanted to use it again, but unfortunately is impossible to anodize this stem. That's reason why I bouhgt Thomson X2 in Gold, and about these Truvativ handlebars, I'm runnin them because of gold labels and UD carbon fibre look... and finally save 100 grams on stem, bars and casstte makes no difference to me... Bike will be light enough for me, so I'd rather go for bit heavier but more durable components (my weight is betweene 85-90kg)... anyway, if I want to built true WW bike, I will have to sell everything except the frame and fork and start all over again and weight isn't main priority of this project :-D

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PostPosted: Mon Nov 22, 2010 10:18 pm 
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Come on man! You can do it! :up:

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PostPosted: Mon Nov 22, 2010 10:37 pm 
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King Cage and gold Hope saw 160/140mm rotors on the way 8) Many tkanks to Kubad

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Small preview :wink:

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sweet frame, gold post looks good

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 Post subject: Re: Litespeed Obed
PostPosted: Sat Nov 27, 2010 4:42 pm 
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Get bored waiting for new parts, so I put a few pieces together, to see how bike will look like when it´s done :D
Fox will be repalced by G:A Kilo in black finish 8) :up:

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:welcome:

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 14, 2010 11:47 pm 
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Small update...

Finally decided about new brakes, so black Hope Race X2 + XTR matchmaker on the way.... some gold anodising will follow asap. (calliper caps and levers). Unfortunatelly there are no more G:A Kilo 2010 forks in stock, so i probably will get new 2011 model, it should have some minor design changes and lower weight, about 70g less than 2010 model 8) , but thats a rumor, we´ll se when arrives :D . And finally there will be some changes on shifting (want to try Powercordz), Tune cranks spider (some milling and sanding) and on the crankset, new 40/27 chainrings mounted on small and middle position, for more suitable gears and also to improve chainline... and finally Titanium nitride on cranks for gold color and more durable surface...
sorry... no fotos yet, but I´ll post some as soon as i get some of these parts....

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- STORCK Scenario Team

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 20, 2010 7:09 pm 
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72g pure beauty, DA7900+Speen+BK Composites + full Ti bolt tuning 8)


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Not exactly pure Weightweenie.... but still crazy enought to hunt every possible gram (used to be, but still like reasonably light bikes :-))

- LITESPEED Obed

- STORCK Scenario Team

- FORT Columbus Ultrafoco


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 Post subject: Re: Litespeed Obed
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Looks great! Love the Litespeed Obeds w/ the satin finish. Gold looks great on it too


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i love your ace! looks great in that photo! mine isn't that clean though..

also Powercordz are great! mine still run smooth, just as advertised you don't need to grease them ever.
you should get alligator i-links for the housing in gold ;)
http://www.pricepoint.com/detail/17155- ... le-Set.htm


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don´t like Alligator I-link look, I run nokon ad will stick to it, mostly black with gold endings, like I had on Sette 8)

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