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PostPosted: Sat Mar 10, 2012 5:59 pm 
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simonanks69 wrote:
i have to use canti's since im using a pair of training wheels to minimise cost.


That's cool. It's gonna be obsolete by about next week. :)


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 15, 2012 8:01 am 
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i might move on to them in the future, but as i am beginning to race, there is simply no need to spend so much money

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 15, 2012 5:53 pm 
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You don't have to go 135mm rear spacing for disc brakes.

If I was you, I would include disc brake tabs if you do decide to go with discs in the future.


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 15, 2012 8:10 pm 
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headwind816 wrote:
You don't have to go 135mm rear spacing for disc brakes.

If I was you, I would include disc brake tabs if you do decide to go with discs in the future.


Headwind is right, but be warned that it can be hard to find 130mm spacing disc hubs. On the other hand you can just cold work the rear triangle wider to 135 spacing after the fact when you do decide to switch.

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 18, 2012 10:11 am 
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good news,
ive chosen all the tubing that complies with the specifications with the frame :D
now i just have to order and wait :/
guess im stuck with the colnago for a while... not like thats a bad thing haha :p

im using a combination of true temper s3 and oxplat tubing :)
should weigh around 1.7 kg's for the frame :?

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grate


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PostPosted: Mon Jun 18, 2012 5:28 pm 
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headwind816 wrote:
You don't have to go 135mm rear spacing for disc brakes.

If I was you, I would include disc brake tabs if you do decide to go with discs in the future.


+1

If you're having a custom frame why not future proof it.

135mm should squeeze together. Or do it properly and add a spacer.

The best option would probably be to have something like a 132.5mm so you can go either way - doesn't the surly cross check do this?


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