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 Post subject: PedalForce CG2
PostPosted: Thu Sep 22, 2011 11:26 pm 
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Hello everyone! I'm a newbie here and discovered this site while on research about a new carbon frame.... I got that:

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 Post subject: Re: PedalForce CG2
PostPosted: Thu Sep 22, 2011 11:40 pm 
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details? driveside photo? and due to this site....weight?


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 Post subject: Re: PedalForce CG2
PostPosted: Thu Sep 22, 2011 11:48 pm 
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Sorry...

Shimano 105 all over except for the crank which is FSA SL-K light BB30. Neuvation M28X aero wheels, FSA Omega compact handlebar, Specialized Avatar saddle with cheap carbon seatpost. Weight: 16,4 pounds with Speedplay Frog pedals.


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 Post subject: Re: PedalForce CG2
PostPosted: Fri Sep 23, 2011 12:19 am 
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eep....I just noticed the telescope of spacers.


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 Post subject: Re: PedalForce CG2
PostPosted: Fri Sep 23, 2011 12:26 am 
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Nah.... not like that anymore! ;-) I cut my fork and didn't know what height it would be so I placed it like that. I have 30mm now....


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 Post subject: Re: PedalForce CG2
PostPosted: Fri Sep 23, 2011 12:39 am 
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Hopefully also put a chain on it!

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 Post subject: Re: PedalForce CG2
PostPosted: Fri Sep 23, 2011 12:46 am 
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Why? It's heavier with a chain....


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 Post subject: Re: PedalForce CG2
PostPosted: Fri Sep 23, 2011 3:31 am 
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....was a joke


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 Post subject: Re: PedalForce CG2
PostPosted: Fri Sep 23, 2011 3:42 am 
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Very Nice!
I've got a PF ZX3 that I ride quite a bit and I'm very happy with it.
Pedal Force seems to be a very good value, and the frames are light enough to be a good WW foundation.
Let the gram counting begin! 8)


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 Post subject: Re: PedalForce CG2
PostPosted: Fri Sep 23, 2011 11:20 pm 
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with the chain and spacers on! ;-)


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 Post subject: Re: PedalForce CG2
PostPosted: Fri Sep 23, 2011 11:28 pm 
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The decals just killed it. Sorry.

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 Post subject: Re: PedalForce CG2
PostPosted: Sat Sep 24, 2011 1:24 am 
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No offense!


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 Post subject: Re: PedalForce CG2
PostPosted: Sat Sep 24, 2011 4:25 am 
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Nice!

I'm building one with Sram Force (Shifters, Crankset BB30, RD, FD, Cassette (12-27) and Chain). Using Rival brake calipers.

PF sent me the wrong Handlebars and didn't ship the seat post I ordered. An e-mail is heading their way.

The spacer selection on the custom configuration page is confusing. I thought it included a 10mm and a 5mm but only a 5mm was shipped.

I need to order 3 10mm spaces. Not sure I am going to use 30mm of spacers. I currently have 30mm on my Trek 2.3.

I'm thinking about putting my initials on the down tube using dark gray letters just slightly darker than the 3k carbon weave. Maybe put a shadow effect on them. Still designing that aspect. I will probably end up leaving it naked.

It seems to measure a little large. I went with a 56cm. My 2.3 is a 54cm.


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 Post subject: Re: PedalForce CG2
PostPosted: Sat Sep 24, 2011 2:03 pm 
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You'll definitely love it! If the geo of your Trek is almost iddentical to your PedalForce, keep the same fit! But I dropped 10mm on my fit even though the geo of my old bike was more confort than performance!


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 Post subject: Re: PedalForce CG2
PostPosted: Sat Sep 24, 2011 2:32 pm 
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How does it ride?

Did you use loctite on the BB30 bearings?

I have a spare set of BB30 bearings so I thought I would just grease it initially and see how it holds up against the dreaded BB30 creak that I read so much about.


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