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PostPosted: Thu Oct 11, 2012 8:31 pm 
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Thanks for the info and early purchase offer.

Will there be a Quarq spider?

"The crank is one of the largest losses of power transfer"- I'd be interested to see data on this, both comparative and absolute.


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 12, 2012 9:44 am 
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What I would like to see is the attachment of the spider to the crank arm. Lockring and I would love to see the spline. Is it a design that may work with a Quarq already out there?

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 12, 2012 7:25 pm 
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Nope.

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 12, 2012 9:09 pm 
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I have a batch of spiders being run and will show the 110, 130, and 135 (all a little different).

I am working on the power meter requests too but Charles is right.. not yet.


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 12, 2012 11:31 pm 
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CharlesM wrote:
WW went from being happy to talk about next gen or special project and product development to a place where a manufacturer can expect to gain very little usable feedback while risking a tidal wave of poo in the case they share any work in progress...


Yep totally agree.


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 12, 2012 11:46 pm 
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True. Sad.


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 13, 2012 12:13 am 
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Kids today.....

Back in the day....

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 13, 2012 12:30 am 
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That's a stunning looking crankset and great to see it being brought to market. I'd love to see what it actually looks like on a bike. In time we'll see no doubt :D


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 13, 2012 12:52 am 
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djconnel wrote:
Kids today.....

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word up!! : )


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Looks nice and I like the sleeker design better than most. However, my original T-shirt is still holding up quite well so I think I'll hold off. :lol:


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 13, 2012 5:48 am 
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CharlesM wrote:
WW went from being happy to talk about next gen or special project and product development to a place where a manufacturer can expect to gain very little usable feedback while risking a tidal wave of poo in the case they share any work in progress...


It certainly has not.

Members here have enough cynicism in them to not buy something hook line and sinker just because someone on the internet says this is the best thing ever. Especially given Teddy's(Hi Ted) track record when it comes to customer service and product availability.

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Juanmoretime wrote:
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This is the original Zero Gravity crank in my hands at the 2006 Tour de Georgia.


Laff. I'll have to show Christian this picture next time I see him and see if he remembers taking it.

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Just tell him it was at The Big Bend Brewery and Herbert was the photographer.

PS My t-shirt, free Zero Gravity brakes are still doing awesome too. I'm sure just as well as my cranks will as soon as I get them. :wink:

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Weight change...

The rev 2, as they're working out the details dropped 70 grams... The power of the almighty circle. Another take away is that you should be clear that these are a product that are still developing.

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That's quite significant!

Wish list. :twisted:
Money. :(

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