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PostPosted: Thu Jun 23, 2011 1:25 pm 
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Long time lurker and poster, first time to finally put up pics of my ride.

It's been five years since I pulled the trigger on my dream frame, a Cervelo R3.

Came from a very nice (if a bit too small) Giant TCR Advanced in T-Mobile colors.

Here's a pic from last year, before I switched wheelsets. Build list and closeups to follow.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/26368122@N04/5862709221/


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PostPosted: Thu Jun 23, 2011 1:27 pm 
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Figured out attachments... :D

See next post.

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 23, 2011 1:42 pm 
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Let's try attachments!

Build list:

Frame: 2006 Cervelo R3, size 54
Fork: 3T Funda
Wheelset: Shimano Dura Ace C24 TU
Tires: Vittoria Open Corsa CX 320tpi, 21mm
Headset: FSA
Stem: Token Matrix with Ti bolts, 120mm
Handlebar: FSA K-Force Compact, 40cm
Handlebar Tape: Deda Carbon Weave
Handlebar Plugs: Bontrager Buzzkill with Elastomer Inserts
Cyclocomputer: CatEye Strada Wireless
Seatpost: Deda Blackstick, 32.4mm
Saddle: refurbished Selle San Marco Aspide FX with Ti rails
Shifters: SRAM Force, 1st generation
Brake Cables: Nokon
Shift Cables: SRAM
Front Derailleur: Shimano Dura Ace
Rear Derailleur: SRAM Force
Brakes: Zero Gravity Ti 06, with Shimano Carbon brakepads
Crankset: FSA K-Force Light
Chainrings: TA Specialites Sirius, 48-34t
Pedals: TIME RXS Titan Carbon
Chain: Shimano Dura Ace, with KMC Missing Link
Casette: Shimano Dura Ace, 12-25t
Skewers: Control Tech Ti Wheel Binders

Current Weight: 6.29 kgs, 13.87lbs.


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PostPosted: Thu Jun 23, 2011 1:58 pm 
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i had one of the early R3s without question the best ones they made
would swap my 2008 version for another :thumbup: :roll:

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 23, 2011 1:59 pm 
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Roobay wrote:
i had one of the early R3s without question the best ones they made
would swap my 2008 version for another :thumbup: :roll:


Thanks, Roobay!

Yeah, the 2006 ones were really cool, with the red/white livery over nude carbon, 32.4mm seatpost notwithstanding. Luckily, I found a Deda Blackstick at my LBS.

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 23, 2011 2:54 pm 
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Feedback?

Suggestions?

I'm currently thinking of new bars, but don't want to go the 3T route, since everyone has them.

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 23, 2011 4:17 pm 
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Token TK9735. Lighter and more affordable, compact bend, internal routing.

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Interesting suggestion. Will look it up.

Thanks!


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