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PostPosted: Sun Apr 01, 2012 4:49 pm 
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Did you happen to weigh the wheels? I've been thinking of doing exactly the same wheels myself.


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 01, 2012 8:36 pm 
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waynedude wrote:
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Hmm...I'm not sold on the seat post being white, rather a polished Campy but regardless I think it looks GREAT! :thumbup:


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I think the white seatpost gives the whole bike a bit different look to a classic one. But you can still satisfie your curiosity and do it in photshop :thumbup:

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 01, 2012 9:15 pm 
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My original plan was a black seat post with white saddle but I am very pleased with the result. The seat post looks a bit like an ISP.

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 01, 2012 9:58 pm 
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Timo,
this is exactly what it looks like.


Usually white components look cheap but this is really well done.


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 02, 2012 12:47 am 
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And as a bonus I have a tuned Record 10sp gruppo with ZG's and Powerarms that came off this frameset and is now whispering in my ear at night: start a new project, all you need is another nice frameset :mrgreen:

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 02, 2012 8:03 am 
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another titanium frame i hope 8)

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 02, 2012 9:55 am 
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Timo wrote:
My original plan was a black seat post with white saddle but I am very pleased with the result. The seat post looks a bit like an ISP.


I was going to say the same thing, it's growing on me. If you had a polished seat post lying around it would be interesting to see how it looks?

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 02, 2012 1:20 pm 
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tochnics wrote:
another titanium frame i hope 8)

Custom steel actually 8)

"Wingnut", I gave that a try after I tried the black seat post and before I decided to send the seat post to the painter too.

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 03, 2012 1:51 pm 
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Added the pedals and the bar tape, so here are some final pics of my new love :mrgreen:

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 03, 2012 2:37 pm 
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Stunning; well done :thumbup:

Any side shots, by the way? This bike needs to go on my blog (with your permission, of course) and side shots work the best :mrgreen:

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 03, 2012 9:38 pm 
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Timo that is superbly executed. The transition between the seat tube and seatpost looks great. The choice of colour looks superb. The vittoria sc's are a great choice.

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 04, 2012 12:05 am 
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Looks great! :thumbup: Going to be a bugger to keep clean though...

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 18, 2012 2:41 pm 
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38mm carbon hoops don't look shabby either...

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 18, 2012 2:59 pm 
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Looks great! I wonder how some black sidewall tyres would look? Might go well with the wheels, tape & saddle?

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very nice

looks much better with the black spokes and hubs, the old wheels made it a bit of a classic bike
never the less the old wheels are very good quality
the crank matching the groupset makes it more classy compared to a mixed groupset bike

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