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PostPosted: Tue Oct 02, 2012 8:47 pm 
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mgrennie wrote:
From personal experience, I bet you'll be keeping this frame a long time...
How'd the ride go?


The ride didn't happen. I need a KMC missing link so that I can extend the chain two links. I needed to run yesterday anyway due to my training schedule. Tonight will be mountain biking, and tomorrow should be the first real shakedown. Hopefully all will go well.


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 03, 2012 11:34 am 
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How is the New Ultimate seatpost?
I want to get a lightweight zero offset seatpost and this seems like a reasonable choice.
I'm looking for a seatpost that i can set up and just forget about it..I really don't want no slippage


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 03, 2012 2:55 pm 
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I haven't really tested the NU seatpost yet, but I am not expecting any issues. Hopefully after 1000 miles or so I will have a positive update.


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 19, 2012 6:38 am 
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Very nice build.

I have a chance to pick up a similar frame in a 52cm at a very reasonable price. I am wondering on sizing and hope that you could share some info. I know that there are many factors to take into account but trying to get a general idea. I am 5'7" with a 30" inseam.

Thanks.


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 19, 2012 1:26 pm 
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As you say, there are a lot of things to consider with sizing, but the 52cm frame has a 55cm ETT, similar to a 54cm Tarmac or Orbea. In other words, it isn't what most people would call a 52. I would imagine that it would not be a good fit for you, as it is on the long side for me at 5'10" with a +2 reach.


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 21, 2012 7:56 am 
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to Iruiz : same here, I am 179cm and for the first time I bought large size (55) and it was big for me, I am riding medium now (52) and it is perfect, so do not make the same mistake, top tube length is important with this frame not the seat tube (frame sizing)


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 21, 2012 1:35 pm 
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Very nice! :thumbup:


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 22, 2012 1:09 am 
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do you know if they make a 50mm wheelset?
thanks


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 22, 2012 12:26 pm 
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Yes. Farsports offers tons of rims and multiple build options.


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 30, 2012 1:32 am 
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Can you tell us what was included in frame weight? Such as cage bolts or seatpost clamp?


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 30, 2012 3:40 am 
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I checked out the 2013 Xelius 900 at my local on the weekend - very nice - much beefier, so obviously an increase in stiffness was their new objective.

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 30, 2012 1:27 pm 
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NGMN wrote:
Can you tell us what was included in frame weight? Such as cage bolts or seatpost clamp?

if I remember correctly it was the derailleur hanger, one internal cable stop, and the bottom bracket cable guide.


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