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PostPosted: Sun Feb 26, 2012 10:16 am 
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Firstly, that bike looks fantastic, lovely integrated component choices - but moreso, it just looks 'right' from a geo perspective - have Colnago been lengthening their head tubes (finally!)?

Secondly, I'm normally a fan of low profile wheels aesthetically, but surprised how much more those Carbones suite the frame set compared to the R-sys, must be the large diameter tube set.

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PostPosted: Sun Feb 26, 2012 10:38 am 
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This is SUCH a good looking bike! Well done.

Mavics give the bike a much more modern look than the boras. Even the low profile ones look great though. Id be interested in your opinions of each wheelset too if you have the chance.

scratch saddle didnt work out?


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PostPosted: Sun Feb 26, 2012 10:51 am 
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rodebaron51 wrote:
They (Carbone SLR) look great (even greater on a matt black bike)!

But I had them before and think they are much softer than my current zipp 404FC... so I do not prefer them... but then again I am also 88KG's...
What is your "feeling" on them?


I'm 81 kg and they feel stiff as, I found the BORA's harder to get rolling, once rolling at above 40 kph they were awesome, the mavic's just seem to spin and spin the new braking surface is a great design to improve braking.

I have only ridden the R-Sys wheelset a couple times so need some more km's on them to give you a serious opinion but so far so good espically given what they cost me :D

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howler wrote:
This is SUCH a good looking bike! Well done.

Mavics give the bike a much more modern look than the boras. Even the low profile ones look great though. Id be interested in your opinions of each wheelset too if you have the chance.

scratch saddle didnt work out?


no wasn't saddle for me damm it really liked the look and weight.

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 27, 2012 7:13 pm 
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looks great with boras, one of the best here :thumbup:

mavic SLR normally do it for me too, especially R-SYS SLR, but not so much on this build strangely.

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 06, 2012 3:33 am 
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Campy SRM with special 25th anniversary PC7 arrived today

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Campy SRM with special 25th anniversary PC7 arrived today


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Amazing looking bike, can tell me your saddle hight and the drop from the top of the saddle to the bars. I would like a C59 but not sure if it will work from my Retul fit?


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Now has SRM unit fitted for around 5 months and love it, faultless and also changed saddle for a Specialized Romin Pro, love it

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I thinkmit needs eps, ill take this oyt of your ands if needed (;
Very very nice bike. I think im very much over flat black ?


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very very nice. Remove the yellow mavic stickers and it is even more beautiful.

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Ok, that's nice. The EPS is really cool, too...


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