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 Post subject: Re: white Venge 2013
PostPosted: Sun Mar 17, 2013 3:34 pm 
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With that build the none integrated brakes looks out of place. Sick bike though!


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 Post subject: Re: white Venge 2013
PostPosted: Sun Mar 17, 2013 4:51 pm 
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Super nice! Looks like a very smart build + nice aesthetics. Tell us more about the rear derailleur modification. The pulley wheels look much bigger than stock.



it's a "berner bike" rear derailleur, it's told to save 5,85 watts but that is perhaps a story, philipe gilbert used that derailleur in 2011


Closer to 0.85W. Marginal gains and all that though :wink:

Awesome looking Venge, nice to see one that isn't black for a change.


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 Post subject: Re: white Venge 2013
PostPosted: Sun Mar 17, 2013 4:56 pm 
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Very nicely co-ordinated with the Zipp wheels, parts and decals.

Good job :thumbup:

Is this model a lower grade carbon than the S-Works?

If so, it's lighter than I'd have guessed with the white paint. My OPQ 54cm frameset with all the hangers, guides and bosses is 1019g


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 Post subject: Re: white Venge 2013
PostPosted: Sun Mar 17, 2013 7:33 pm 
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I personally feel that the Venge should not be built up with anything but 80mm (or bigger) wheels to instigate its purpose. What an astonishing looking bike. Cheers!!


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 Post subject: white Venge 2013
PostPosted: Sun Mar 17, 2013 7:42 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: white Venge 2013
PostPosted: Sun Mar 17, 2013 8:32 pm 
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404/808 combo would look incredible


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 Post subject: Re: white Venge 2013
PostPosted: Sun Mar 17, 2013 8:43 pm 
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It's awesome only with 808 wheelset!

Did you paint the seatpost or it was white?


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 Post subject: Re: white Venge 2013
PostPosted: Sun Mar 17, 2013 9:15 pm 
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thanks for your friendly comments :)

the pro frameset is the 10-fact carbon, the s-works the 11-fact,
the seatpost is custom painted, so that it fits to the frameset like the other versions


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 Post subject: Re: white Venge 2013
PostPosted: Sun Mar 17, 2013 9:36 pm 
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Hmm..the seatpost and other details show that you have great taste.

Do you have experience with other Speci models in order to compare?
How its riding feeling?


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 Post subject: white Venge 2013
PostPosted: Sun Mar 17, 2013 9:36 pm 
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Cool bike :-)

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 Post subject: Re: white Venge 2013
PostPosted: Sun Mar 17, 2013 9:52 pm 
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its my first speci, but it is the best riding bike i ever had ;)


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 Post subject: Re: white Venge 2013
PostPosted: Sun Mar 17, 2013 11:36 pm 
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That looks fast!


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 Post subject: white Venge 2013
PostPosted: Mon Mar 18, 2013 1:00 am 
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I have to officially say this is the first Specialized bike I not only like, but simply love!! Simply superb!!!!


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 Post subject: Re: white Venge 2013
PostPosted: Mon Mar 18, 2013 1:22 am 
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Very fit and trim - nicely put together.

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 Post subject: white Venge 2013
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Nicely built!


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