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PostPosted: Sat Mar 09, 2013 9:24 pm 
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To hell with it - go for it on the 9000!

Just means that you'll carry it to your next frameset ... but that's fine. Should lose the bike at least half a pound.

Always liked SLEs and they look great on your bike.

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 06, 2013 11:46 pm 
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Nice looking bike. I have one kinda similar. :-)


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 08, 2013 3:14 pm 
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I've seen the mechanical group go for $1700-1800 on eBay, including everything. You can then sell off what you don't need, along with your current group, and make the upgrade for a bunch less (then use the money to buy the pedals)!

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 14, 2013 9:59 am 
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More updates coming soon.

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PostPosted: Fri Apr 26, 2013 8:15 pm 
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Ok so today I got a new bottlecage, the matt finish didnt finish that of the rest of the bike, So I got the RXL cage which is a mere 5g heavier and a whole lot more rigid.

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PostPosted: Fri Apr 26, 2013 8:19 pm 
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Part one to the Dura-ace 9000 Project to shave 1lb in weight begins with the front mech.....

Bikes current weight is 17lb exactly with pedals and edge. not the 15lb the dodgy scales read in post 1.

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PostPosted: Fri Apr 26, 2013 8:28 pm 
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One last shiny picture,

Ultegra 6700 front mech weight is 89g the 9000 mech is 66g so a weight saving of 23g.

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PostPosted: Fri Apr 26, 2013 8:31 pm 
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TrekUk wrote:
Ok so today I got a new bottlecage, the matt finish didnt finish that of the rest of the bike, So I got the RXL cage which is a mere 5g heavier and a whole lot more rigid.

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I told u the RXXXL was no good!

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PostPosted: Fri Apr 26, 2013 8:42 pm 
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It seemed upto the job but it didnt match the finish of the bike, but there is noticeably difference in how sturdy they are.

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 30, 2013 6:24 pm 
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Not exactly a bike part but I was in need of a new helmet as mine was not adequate. I picked up a Giro Atmos in matt black. Fits nicely and keeps the head cool but straps are a fiddle to get right without them been uneven.

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 30, 2013 6:45 pm 
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Nice bike and helmet!


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PostPosted: Thu May 02, 2013 7:02 pm 
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Not very interesting but here is the next part needed, Chain..

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What a nice green bike ! (Rear brake...wow)
Congratz.

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PostPosted: Mon May 06, 2013 12:13 am 
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Im considering removing the white decals from the wheels and putting the stealth ones on, whats does everyone think? good idea or not?

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PostPosted: Thu May 09, 2013 1:06 am 
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Ordered a 11-25t cassette, every other cassette was out of stock in the uk, luckly 11-25t was available.

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