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PostPosted: Fri Dec 23, 2011 2:03 pm 
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Built up a nice Indy Fab Ti Factory Lightweight bike for a friend.....

44mm Headtube matched to a Chris King Inset headset
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With an ENVE stem
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I really like bikes with gorgeous welds:
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ISP:
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ENVE 3.4 Smart ENVE System wheel set with Chris King R45 hubs:
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The gorgeous downtube:
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The Top and down tube:
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 23, 2011 2:15 pm 
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Very Nicely Done! :thumbup:


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 23, 2011 2:17 pm 
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Nice stuff! :thumbup:

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 23, 2011 2:17 pm 
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Truly gorgeous!

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 23, 2011 2:17 pm 
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Great bike, but that spacer tower is offensive because it is a custom geomerty frame. Why not simply go with a taller head tube?

Anyways, happy riding to your buddy!

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 23, 2011 2:22 pm 
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THANKS guys for your comments!!

Decided to use more spacers to start with, then will cut the steerer tube as soon as the holidays are done. :)

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 23, 2011 2:37 pm 
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I just think a lot of times when you see a new bike with like 50mm of spacers it's because the person is afraid of making a cutting mistake and losing a $500 fork.


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 23, 2011 2:43 pm 
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That's some SERIOUS bike porn.... WELL DONE!!! :thumbup:

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 23, 2011 3:12 pm 
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Beautiful bike. Doesn't quite fit under the Xmas tree.


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 23, 2011 3:20 pm 
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Awesome looking bike! Did you use a carbon dérailleur clamp like the one Parlee makes?


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 23, 2011 3:24 pm 
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Pictures don't do the frameset justice, the finish is phenomenal in person. Awesome machine!

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 23, 2011 3:32 pm 
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voodoojar wrote:
I just think a lot of times when you see a new bike with like 50mm of spacers it's because the person is afraid of making a cutting mistake and losing a $500 fork.


But if you spend that kind of money and on a custom bike would you not know your fit already :noidea:

Anyway amazing looking bike!


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 23, 2011 3:52 pm 
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Love the bike! I love titanium bikes with carbon sections ever since my ct-2.

On the topic of spacers; what if you want to adjust your position through the season? I personally like to play around with the height of my bars.

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 23, 2011 4:27 pm 
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Besides the spacers below the stem, it's one of the most beautiful titanium bikes I've seen to date. 8)

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 23, 2011 8:25 pm 
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Awesome. Really nice, clean looking bike. A classic.


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