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PostPosted: Wed Apr 17, 2013 6:23 pm 
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Beautiful bike. I probably would not take all the hassle with the crankset and go for a super record crankset. :-)

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 17, 2013 10:35 pm 
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A Campagnolo SRM would be the perfect match of course, but they cost quite a bit more than sandpaper :mrgreen:

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 21, 2013 3:29 pm 
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Let down by the white saddle & wrap in my eyes, but wow, what a bike!

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 21, 2013 3:44 pm 
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The frame line looks like a Pinarello.


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 23, 2013 8:41 pm 
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Excellent choice,you will be very happy.
Here is mine.
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 23, 2013 8:47 pm 
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Madone69 wrote:
Excellent choice,you will be very happy.
Here is mine.
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Stunning. Risky wheel and drivetrain mix though!

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 23, 2013 10:38 pm 
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Nice ride madone69! (time for a namechange?) Btw, what is your size and do you have to unscrew the battery from the mount to be able to fit the charger?

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 24, 2013 4:19 pm 
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The XR is a 53. I recharge as is, nothing to remove. The battery life is impressive. I have done about 1000km since fully charged and its still on solid green.(i race this bike and do the odd weekend club ride when i feel like a treat:-):-):-) )

The name change - its something that stuck due to the 5.9sl & the 6.9 Madones i train on. Not to mention the two other Madones i sold.:-):-):-):-):-):-)
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 24, 2013 9:11 pm 
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Ah, on my 51 I have to unscrew the two small bolts that holds the two bracketpieces together so I can slide the battery up towards the bottlecage in order to fit the charger. A bit of a hassle, but it's so rare that I don't mind.

You should call yourself oltreXR! :D

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 18, 2013 8:44 pm 
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Just as a future reference, the Lightweight wheels are now toast:

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 01, 2013 9:01 pm 
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niiiice


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