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PostPosted: Wed Jan 25, 2012 8:12 pm 
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Today I picked up my new race machine. The weight is 6.4kg and the main parts are Sram Red, Fulcrum Racing Speed XLR, S-works parts :lol:

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 25, 2012 8:17 pm 
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Really nice bike and awesome wheels.

I currently wait for my Racing Speed XLRs to be delivered. :D

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 25, 2012 8:33 pm 
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sweet bike :thumbup: fella do you have a weight for the wheels and what are those skewers and there weight please

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 25, 2012 9:11 pm 
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 25, 2012 9:45 pm 
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Sweet ride, I am partial to the "S" however

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 25, 2012 9:55 pm 
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The skewers are POP made in Swiss and 37grams for a complete set. The same build as the brand carbon-Ti
POP also makes the skewers for Lightweight.

http://www.pop-products.ch/
http://www.bike24.com/1.php?content=8;n ... id=0;pgc=0

The Fulcrum Racing Speed XLR wheelset is approx 1325g without skewers.

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 26, 2012 3:45 am 
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It matches your kitchen......


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PostPosted: Thu Jan 26, 2012 3:53 am 
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What kind of bar tape are you using? I'm really digging it. Awesome SL4 btw :thumbup:


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PostPosted: Thu Jan 26, 2012 4:37 am 
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First thought I had when I saw the bike in the kitchen was that it looked like my dog when it wants to go for a walk.


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PostPosted: Thu Jan 26, 2012 5:16 am 
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I really like the wheels, I have yet to see such a good photograph of them.


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PostPosted: Thu Jan 26, 2012 5:40 am 
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What kind of bar tape are you using? I'm really digging it.

Im pretty sure that it is the Lizard skin DSP race tape. It is one of the best white bar tapes out there for staying white as you can wipe it down using bike cleaner to remove any grim and it remains unscathed due to its rubbery texture. And it feels great too.

Love the understated colour scheme of this bike, I think nothing looks out of place. Excellent choice you have made here. 8)


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Hé guys. Thanks for the kind comments. The bar tape is Lizard skin DSP race. It is very good tape.
I have to do some fine tuning on the bike and there will be another s-works seatpost without a set-back next week. With this seatpost I am 1.5cm (0.6 inch) too far behind my bracket.
And by the way...it is not my kitchen but the kitchen of the Specialized premium bike store :-)

The wheels are awesome and the ceramic bearings run forever.

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 26, 2012 12:37 pm 
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Awesome build!! Love the Tarmac!! :thumbup:


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PostPosted: Thu Jan 26, 2012 7:16 pm 
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poppiholla wrote:
The skewers are POP made in Swiss and 37grams for a complete set. The same build as the brand carbon-Ti
POP also makes the skewers for Lightweight.

http://www.pop-products.ch/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
http://www.bike24.com/1.php?content=8;n ... id=0;pgc=0" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

The Fulcrum Racing Speed XLR wheelset is approx 1325g without skewers.


thanks thats a great help and a good price too have you ridden the wheels before how do you like them.

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