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 Post subject: Sworks SL3 HTC Highroad
PostPosted: Sat Dec 08, 2012 6:55 pm 
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My ride for 2013, it will replace my Cervelo R3SL.
Specs:
Sworks Tarmac SL3, 56
Shimano Dura ace with Sram 50/34 chainrings
3T arx stem 130mm and handlebar (42cc) (decals removed, but there comes a new stem)
Fizik Arione cx carbon
Speedplay zero stainless
Reynolds Assault wheelset, maybe i'll put some black decals on it??? Tips are welcome
Tacx Tao light bottlecage
Weight is now 6,820kg / 15,03lbs

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Sometimes i see same bike, but without the "highroad & Shimano" decals. One guy told me that thet were removable (decal). But mine are painted. Somebody got an answer to it?

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 Post subject: Re: Sworks SL3 HTC
PostPosted: Sat Dec 08, 2012 7:14 pm 
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Very nice, congrats.

Could almost be my bike : arione cx carbon, speedplays, DA, round handlebar, long stem.

Perfect :thumbup:


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PostPosted: Sat Dec 08, 2012 10:41 pm 
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I love it as it is, to be honest I like the decals... Team Htc High Road were a class act and I'm all for keeping the memory alive...

Just maybe loose the snow, no PB's been beat in those conditions... :D


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PostPosted: Sat Dec 08, 2012 10:59 pm 
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+1 for leaving it as-is.


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PostPosted: Sun Dec 09, 2012 1:41 pm 
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I like the decals, but weird that on some frame it are decals and other painted...

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PostPosted: Sun Dec 09, 2012 3:27 pm 
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Looks great. Why the frame change? You ride your new SL3, yet?

How's it compare to the R3 SL? I've always envied the R3 SL and SLC-SL.

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PostPosted: Sun Dec 09, 2012 4:23 pm 
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The Sworks is more stiffer in the bracket. It seem like this bike is more agressive.
But with the bad weather, i can't ride it outside now.

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PostPosted: Sun Dec 09, 2012 5:43 pm 
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All of my Highroad bikes are a mix of decals and decals under clear. The 'Highroad' and 'Shimano' decals are always under clear, while the SRM and rider name decals are over clear.


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PostPosted: Sun Dec 16, 2012 1:39 pm 
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Tips to make tis bike under 6kg? Not to expensive pls :)

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PostPosted: Sun Dec 16, 2012 6:39 pm 
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Use these:
http://fairwheelbikes.com/parts-of-pass ... -3799.html
And find some Ti hardware for the seatpost for some cheap-easy tuning.

QR skewers?

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 18, 2013 9:39 pm 
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+1 on keeping the HTC Highroad team alive... Love your ride!!!


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 21, 2013 11:55 am 
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The HTC bikes always looked good to me. Those colors on the black frame just look good. :thumbup:


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 21, 2013 3:27 pm 
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One of my favorite frames!


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 21, 2013 5:31 pm 
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Good looking bike!

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