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PostPosted: Mon Jul 30, 2012 5:30 pm 
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No. I think they're de-badged (due to Olympic branding rules) CCUs. Mavic are the wheel sponsor for Katusha.

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 30, 2012 10:39 pm 
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Russia's Olga Zabelinskaya who came in 3rd in the womens road race looked like she was on Lighweights?

What do you think?

I couldn't find a closer picture.


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 31, 2012 2:46 am 
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If you look closely you can see that Menchov is on LWs with the logo painted over.

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 31, 2012 4:14 am 
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I noticed one of the other Russian ladies was on LWs, too (she crashed near the end). Maybe they got a nice country discount from Carbon Sports? :)

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 31, 2012 4:37 am 
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Did she do a Marcus Burghardt (crash with a dog http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eT7f6Ac3FHI )?


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 31, 2012 2:19 pm 
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Wiggo TT bike had the disc http://www.cyclingnews.com/reviews/phot ... kes/233506


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 31, 2012 2:54 pm 
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carbon2329 wrote:
Russia's Olga Zabelinskaya who came in 3rd in the womens road race looked like she was on Lighweights?

What do you think?

I couldn't find a closer picture.


She was ... She is being living and training here in Cyprus for some time now, i ve seen her during training in winter when i was in Limassol...

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 31, 2012 3:02 pm 
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Was she riding Lightweights in her winter training?


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 31, 2012 10:34 pm 
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Only once ... she was training with Katusha junior team...

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 05, 2012 9:18 am 
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KWalker wrote:
If you look closely you can see that Menchov is on LWs with the logo painted over.


And a 24 spoke rear! Afaik Mavic doesn't make those, but correct me if I'm wrong.

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 09, 2012 8:02 am 
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Its an old pic, but it looks so damn good! ;)
I would kill for that bike!

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 12, 2012 12:00 pm 
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I agree - this was one of the first bikes/set ups that I looked at and thought "Wow!" I love Lightweight wheels and still haven't ridden any other wheels that have the same climbing performance... There just seems to be something incredibly responsive when you accelerate on them, something that I haven't quite found in other high end wheels as of yet.


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PostPosted: Sun Aug 12, 2012 8:38 pm 
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I wanna try them uphill!!!

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That's awesome !


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