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 Post subject: Trek Madone "Spartacus"
PostPosted: Thu Nov 01, 2012 10:26 pm 
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Hi there I'm new here! :)

I have a little preview of my Trek Madone 7.9 "Spartacus Swiss Edition":

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I will keep you updated as soon as the bike is getting "built up"!

Greetings

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PostPosted: Thu Nov 01, 2012 11:31 pm 
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Will be watching the progress of this!

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 02, 2012 5:30 pm 
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Here a shot on the bike stand:

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:D

Some more information: Madone 7.9 "Spartacus Swiss Edition", frame size 50cm, H1 geometry


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PostPosted: Fri Nov 02, 2012 6:13 pm 
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Really sweet. Did you weigh the frame?

Can't wait to see it built up.


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PostPosted: Fri Nov 02, 2012 6:22 pm 
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Finally get to see one of these with an H1 headtube (I think?) it looks A LOT better.

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 02, 2012 6:26 pm 
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Where does the motor go? :thumbup:


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PostPosted: Fri Nov 02, 2012 6:33 pm 
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NWSAlpine wrote:
Where does the motor go? :thumbup:


Phahaaaaaa! That's the main question. :mrgreen: I lol'd hard! Nice bikes in your garage.

If you don't need them, I will take that blue Focus free of charge. :lol:


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PostPosted: Fri Nov 02, 2012 7:39 pm 
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@NGMN: I didn't weigh the bare frame. The weight of frame (incl. no-cut seat mast), uncut fork (two spacers), rear + front derailleur, crankset (incl. integrated chain catcher) and chain is 3080g :)

@irf3: As written above, it is H1 geometry :wink:

I have a set of Mavic Ksyrium Elites as training/bad weather wheels and a set of Zipp 404s as racing/nice weather wheels! :)


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PostPosted: Sat Nov 03, 2012 8:01 am 
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Definitely will be watching how this one goes. Nice to finally see that H1 geometry Madone 7's exist. :up:

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A travesty? An abomination? Algo que a ti no te parece bien.

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It's more in a sense of vulgar not abomination


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PostPosted: Sat Nov 03, 2012 8:17 pm 
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Here a preliminary pic of the build (sorry for the bad quality!):

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Greetings

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PostPosted: Mon Nov 05, 2012 10:01 pm 
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Assuming you haven't dialed in fit yet? It seems like it would be a waste to get H1 geometry and ride with a spacer stack.


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hmai18 wrote:
Assuming you haven't dialed in fit yet? It seems like it would be a waste to get H1 geometry and ride with a spacer stack.


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