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PostPosted: Fri Jan 13, 2012 11:39 am 
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Juanmoretime wrote:
Might be an issue with the saddle on backwards but what do I know? :smartass:


Juanmoretime, not sure if you've seen the new dash tt/tri specific saddle:

http://www.slowtwitch.com/articles/imag ... saddle.jpg

...apparently very comfortable....and super light at only 80-odd grams (don't quote me on that)!!

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 13, 2012 2:16 pm 
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 14, 2012 12:17 am 
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andreszucs wrote:
Here is my project:
Tires; Tufo Tires tubular rear - 210.6
Tufo Tires tubular front - 210.6



For the love of God, get rid of those Tufo's!
Slowest rolling tyre ever.


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PostPosted: Sat Jan 14, 2012 5:26 am 
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Any suggestions? under 210g?


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PostPosted: Sat Jan 14, 2012 8:49 am 
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andreszucs wrote:
Any suggestions? under 210g?


Yes, Continental Podium TT (195g)

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 16, 2012 8:54 am 
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Tillquist wrote:
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Any suggestions? under 210g?


Yes, Continental Podium TT (195g)



Thanks for the advice. What kind of tire do you use on your super-duper TTX project? congrats on you amazing bike .


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 16, 2012 8:31 pm 
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Thanks for the advice. What kind of tire do you use on your super-duper TTX project? congrats on you amazing bike .


Continental Competition 19 :thumbup:

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Dawm!!! I like what I see. Interesting how removing the Zipp logos highlighted the chain and Trek sitckers. Very cool!
KMC chain installed and new setup chainrings 34/53. 34 for huge climbs and 53 for TT's....ready for everything!

(19g less removing Zipp stickers by the way.... :) )

Actual weight: 7550g

Next step:

Cassette: From Ultegra 12-23 (220g) to Recon 10SP 11-25 (100g) = saving 120g and Faster!!!!!
Zipp extensions bar and shifters: to...Zipp S-bend extensions integrated with Sram R2C = saving aprox 90g ( to be confirmed)

New theorical weight: 7340g

Dreams: Dash saddle TT09 (86g)....... :thumbup:

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Do you only have one leg?? Just guessing based off your avatar/image.
(Not meant in any way to be offensive or demeaning, I think it's amazing that you're able to ride/compete through the challenges!)

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 09, 2012 6:55 am 
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Just started my TT project. Good news it weighs 14 lbs, bad news it still needs some parts.

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 09, 2012 4:31 pm 
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prendrefeu wrote:
Do you only have one leg?? Just guessing based off your avatar/image.
(Not meant in any way to be offensive or demeaning, I think it's amazing that you're able to ride/compete through the challenges!)



You are correct! I'm bellow the knee amputee...but I like to be active as you can see! :beerchug:


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PostPosted: Thu Feb 09, 2012 5:11 pm 
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What kind of leg/ cleat interface do you use? I used to ride and work with some of the gb para squad and they had some cool legs with built in cleats where the cleat would be on a foot, unlike a lot which stick the cleat in line with where the leg bones would be so isn't efficient

I used to wind the guys up claiming their carbon legs weigh less than mine, so that's why they beat me up hills! That and the 20 hours a week training!

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Tallboy wrote:
What kind of leg/ cleat interface do you use? I used to ride and work with some of the gb para squad and they had some cool legs with built in cleats where the cleat would be on a foot, unlike a lot which stick the cleat in line with where the leg bones would be so isn't efficient

I used to wind the guys up claiming their carbon legs weigh less than mine, so that's why they beat me up hills! That and the 20 hours a week training!


I use the cleat attached straight to my carbon foot, but I still have some rubber to walk a little bit, the tube connecting to the socket is a cervelo P3 seatpost...very aero, to bad you can't see in this picture, but has a decent aero profile.

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andreszucs wrote:
Tallboy wrote:
What kind of leg/ cleat interface do you use? I used to ride and work with some of the gb para squad and they had some cool legs with built in cleats where the cleat would be on a foot, unlike a lot which stick the cleat in line with where the leg bones would be so isn't efficient

I used to wind the guys up claiming their carbon legs weigh less than mine, so that's why they beat me up hills! That and the 20 hours a week training!


I use the cleat attached straight to my carbon foot, but I still have some rubber to walk a little bit, the tube connecting to the socket is a cervelo P3 seatpost...very aero, to bad you can't see in this picture, but has a decent aero profile.

Respect! :thumbup:

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Thats cool! A p3 leg, nice. Looks sleeker and more high tech than the gb legs, though I guess they a overbuilt for track use. Enjoy the aero benefit!

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