My new CX-Bike

Especially for light weight issues concerning cyclocross / touring bikes & parts.

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Boogie
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by Boogie

Hey, in this thread I post my Van Tuyl crossbike.

Frame: Van Tuyl VT340 Anonized Blach 55cm
Fork: Qausar Carbon
Stem: Nova
Bars: Nova SL
Head Set: FSA
Seat Post: Nova
Saddle: Selle San Marco Aspide (White)
Pedals: Time Atac XE
Group
Crank: Trutativ Rouleur 46-39
STI's: Shimano 105 10-speed
Front-Derailleur:Shimano 105 10-speed
Rear-Derailleur:Shimano 105 10-speed
Chain: Shimano Ulterga 10-speed
Cassette: Shimano Ultegra 10 speed12-25
Breaks: Kind of Spookeys
Wheels
Hubs: Shimano Ulterga 9-speed
Rims: Mavic Reflex
Spokes: Sapim
Tubes: Gommaitalia Magnum 32MM



Total Weight: I don't know..
http://members.lycos.nl/pieterhoman/100_2891.JPG
http://members.lycos.nl/pieterhoman/100_2892.JPG
http://members.lycos.nl/pieterhoman/100_2893.JPG
http://members.lycos.nl/pieterhoman/100_2894.JPG
http://members.lycos.nl/pieterhoman/100_2895.JPG
http://members.lycos.nl/pieterhoman/100_2896.JPG


BTW: Simon I had a few pics of you of the cross in Harderwijk (NED), Nice race 8)


Bye

by Weenie


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jeremyb
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by jeremyb

your links dont work, try uploading the pics directly to WW forum.

jeremy

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by Oswald

jeremyb wrote:your links dont work, try uploading the pics directly to WW forum.

jeremy


They worked yesterday. Maybe there were too many people clicking on the links.

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Boogie
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by Boogie

Here are the pics..
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vantuyl6.jpg
gommaitalie tube..
vantuyl5.jpg
the cockpit!
vantuyl4.jpg
Saddle..
vantuyl3.jpg
back view
vantuyl2.jpg
Front view
vantuyl1.jpg
Total view;)

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jeremyb
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i like that fork, what country is it from?

its carbon i assume?

jeremy

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Boogie
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Yes you're right it is carbon. And quite light, 650grams. It comes from the Netherlands and it is a Quasar carbon. You've a lot of Quasar products like wheels and stems (like mine). Van Tuyl is the distributur. On their website could you find more info.


Here is a picture of the fork only..

http://www.vantuyl.nl/upload/images/par ... k4-350.jpg


SPECS:
Super strong and comfortable carbon front fork
for cyclocross
Perfectly designed straight fork blades with pivot bolts
Diameter steerer:: 1 1/8"
Colour: Shinny carbon
Weight: 659gr


www.vantuyl.nl (with also a English version)

For More info you can mail me

Derpieter@hotmail.com

Müsing
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by Müsing

nice black bike, you got there.

where did you get the white Aspide from? I am looking for one in red.

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Timo
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by Timo

The fork is quite heavy compared to the 550 gr. Empella Carbonfire.

And I hate black bikes ;)

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yeah my woundup cx fork with 9.25 inch steerer weighs 575 grams.

but i do like the clean look of that fork

jeremy

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Skyleth
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by Skyleth

that's a great bike! I'm a fan of the all black :)

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Boogie
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@ Skyleth : ThnQ

@ Müsing: I just bouht them in combination with my bike. I don't know where you live but on these link you can't find a red one

http://www.bike2build.nl/toonartikel.php?id=3308

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Timo
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by Timo

Gedverderrie, I hate black bikes. Here's mine ;)

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Boogie
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by Boogie

Nice bike Timo, he is only a piece boring I guess.. why don't you put a white sadlle and white bar tape on you your bar;)

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Timo
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by Timo

Because I like it black

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Boogie
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What kind of front fork and frame do you have?

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