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PostPosted: Thu Aug 04, 2011 6:21 am 
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Great project!


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 16, 2011 7:45 am 
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 27, 2011 2:15 pm 
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A little update photo.


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PostPosted: Sat Aug 27, 2011 2:35 pm 
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Love it with the LWs, but that's true of every bike with LWs! How about a ride report generally, and now with the new shoes? Obviously it can win races!

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PostPosted: Sat Aug 27, 2011 3:30 pm 
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Nice clean looking bike. Congrats


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PostPosted: Sun Aug 28, 2011 3:21 pm 
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looks great!
But I dont like those botllecages.

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 28, 2011 7:47 pm 
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Rode a race today. But not with the LW´s. They are only for sunshine, And the weather didn´t look too good, but it ended up pretty good(The weather). I could have used the LW´s on the climb today. But I got some stomach problems, and got dropped of the final breakaway. Ended up with a 9th place. The bottlecages was suposed to shave the weight down, but they are too bad at their primary function(Holding bottles without any noise and racling). So I think I will put on the heavy tacx tao again. A lot more bombproof.


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PostPosted: Sun Aug 28, 2011 8:55 pm 
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How about Bontragers bat cages?

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 29, 2011 10:46 am 
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I got two from the deal on ebay, where I bought the frame, but one of the was broken when it arrived, so I choosed some tacx insteed.


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PostPosted: Mon Aug 29, 2011 10:58 am 
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If its not a secret, how much did you pay for the frameset?

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 31, 2011 8:57 pm 
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Well got a FSA K-force bar, and stem. An S-works seatpost. An Race XXX lite fork, and an ultegra bottombracket.
About 1000 $. :P Best money ever spend ;) Sold the K-force combo for about 350 $. Pic of the frame before saying hallo to the sandpaper.

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PostPosted: Sun May 06, 2012 11:13 am 
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Fantastic project.

I might have missed it, but who did you use to do the decals. Trek themselves could take a leaf out of your book, one of the best looking Trek's I've seen.

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 24, 2012 11:48 pm 
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Talked with my local Trek dealer, he contacted Trek about the special text. They send a PDF file with the "Trek-text", and I got a local guy to make them for me. I´m sure there is one of these in any major city. It´s probably called a graphic designer. Those who both design and make the "commercial layers" for companycars, shopwindows and that stuff. It´s a bit expensive, but worth it. I paid 20 $ pr. sticker (I had 5 for this project: Big "Trek-text" 2x, Trek logo on steertube, and the 2 Dura ace stickers on the 7800 cranks)
I used this firm in Denmark.
http://www.arnoskilte.dk


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 19, 2012 9:40 pm 
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Hi,

Awesome bike :smartass:

Can you tell me if the frame can fit 25mm tubulars and wide rims?

I know the wheelbase are long but it seems that the brake bridge doesn't allow to get wide :smartass:

Thanks :thumbup:


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I can't see a problem there. But I'll take a look at it tommorow or Wednesday. (Pretty busy at the moment)


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