Weight Weenies
* FAQ    * Search    * Trending Topics
* Login   * Register
HOME Listings Blog NEW Galleries NEW FAQ Contact About Impressum
It is currently Sat Nov 25, 2017 5:29 am

All times are UTC+01:00





Post new topic  Reply to topic  [ 20 posts ]  Go to page 1 2 Next
Author Message
 Post subject: My new Scott Foil
PostPosted: Tue Jun 18, 2013 1:44 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Mon Feb 12, 2007 12:08 pm
Posts: 437
After riding the Addict for the fifth year now I was looking for something to go with. So was browsing the net and found the Foil Team issue at Westbrook cycles , the shop that also sold me the Addict. After a short discussion with the wife : :smartass: Why ... / Yes :D I ordered the frame.

Image
Image

So after a little bit of shopping - I started the build.

Image

De build list.

Frame : Scott Foil Team Issue
Fork : Scott Foil
Groupset : Dura Ace 7900 with Ultegra Di2
Wheels : Dura Ace C35 & Dura Ace C50
Saddle : Selle Italia Teknologica Flow
Handlebar : FSA Wing pro , no logo's
Stem : Ritchey 260º Wet black 110mm

Weight will be around 6,9kg ( had it on the scale without saddle and that weighs 115 gram.)

And the build continues, still waiting for some parts to arrive ( saddel rails and grommets ):

Image
Image

With the bartape
Image
Bottom bracket is huge.
Image
Green.
Image
The office for the summer.
Image

_________________
Scott Foil Team edition / Holdsworth Competition / Gluing tubular and add water.


Top
   
 Post subject: My new Scott Foil
Posted: Tue Jun 18, 2013 1:44 pm 


Top
   
 
 Post subject: Re: My new Scott Foil
PostPosted: Tue Jun 18, 2013 4:09 pm 
Offline

Joined: Mon May 27, 2013 2:29 pm
Posts: 106
Location: Victoria,B.C.
Curiosity-----what benefits to this build over the Addict? In other words ----what were you looking for that was different and more in tune with your requirements?


Top
   
 Post subject: Re: My new Scott Foil
PostPosted: Tue Jun 18, 2013 4:24 pm 
Offline

Joined: Tue Aug 09, 2011 2:25 pm
Posts: 498
Location: Aloha, Oregon
... sure like the little passing bell

_________________
Let's finish the ride with a 20% grade.

2011 Scott Addict R1 DA 7900 Matt black
2012 Scott CR1 Pro Ultegra 6700
2013 Cannondale EVO Hi mod DA 9000
2015 Cervelo R5 DA 9000 No rotor.
2016 Specialized SWorks Tarmac Sram Red


Top
   
 Post subject: Re: My new Scott Foil
PostPosted: Tue Jun 18, 2013 7:11 pm 
Offline

Joined: Tue May 04, 2004 1:23 pm
Posts: 729
Location: uk
Nice build....

Sent from my GT-I8160 using Tapatalk 2

_________________
tcr's rule !

stefanpearce@rocketmail.com


Top
   
 Post subject: Re: My new Scott Foil
PostPosted: Wed Jun 19, 2013 2:28 am 
Offline

Joined: Sat Apr 30, 2011 3:37 am
Posts: 97
are you keeping your Addict? someone nearby has a Foil frame in the same colors - it looks really stunning in person, especially with the green highlights.

congratulations on your new ride!


Top
   
 Post subject: Re: My new Scott Foil
PostPosted: Wed Jun 19, 2013 4:28 am 
Offline

Joined: Fri Mar 15, 2013 11:55 am
Posts: 760
very nice build!

_________________
The Harem
Speedvagen | Argonaut 2.0 | Pinarello F10 | Mosaic RT-1 | Festka Scalatore | Pegoretti Responsorium Ciavete | Wilier Cento10Air Ramato | Trek Madone 9

Incoming
Rob English | Field

Ex's:
Factor | Field | Baum | Stinner


Top
   
 Post subject: Re: My new Scott Foil
PostPosted: Wed Jun 19, 2013 8:13 am 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Mon Feb 12, 2007 12:08 pm
Posts: 437
DRAGON60 wrote:
Curiosity-----what benefits to this build over the Addict? In other words ----what were you looking for that was different and more in tune with your requirements?



This build doesn't have any benefits.... The Foil is just one of the best looking bikes I saw the last few years. And the fact is just that I ride two bikes. The Scott Addict for training / work and the rainy days, and the Foil for the beautiful rides - climbing - or club rides. This year I rode a Batavus Vacansoleil team bike for training and to ride to work with. BATAVUS. Now my son is growing bigger , and he loves his Batavus - so he will be riding my old 52cm Batavus after summer or next spring, and the 49cm Batavus frame will be sold.

Yesterday the last parts came in so photo's will be placed later this day ....

:beerchug:

_________________
Scott Foil Team edition / Holdsworth Competition / Gluing tubular and add water.


Last edited by PinaRene on Wed Jun 19, 2013 2:29 pm, edited 1 time in total.

Top
   
 Post subject: Re: My new Scott Foil
PostPosted: Wed Jun 19, 2013 2:15 pm 
Offline

Joined: Fri Feb 17, 2006 6:22 am
Posts: 1765
Location: Zion
Congrats - Foil and Ui2! Once you're on the road, tell us how the Addict and Foil compare / contrast.

[All I ask is that you don't rub it in the Addict owners' faces if the Foil is that much better, please...]

_________________
5.7kg / 12.7lbs Addict SL w/PowerTap
9.3kg / 20.5lbs Scale 29 Pro ... woefully under-used
Retired: 5.9kg / 13lbs Addict R1 w/PowerTap ... lowest was 5.593kg / 12.33lbs


Top
   
 Post subject: Re: My new Scott Foil
PostPosted: Wed Jun 19, 2013 9:13 pm 
Offline

Joined: Mon Aug 20, 2012 12:12 pm
Posts: 656
Location: Oop North
Always nice to see another Foil. Digging the team colors too.

Don't worry about the Addict owners. They're just jealous that their bikes are so much softer! ;)


Top
   
 Post subject: Re: My new Scott Foil
PostPosted: Wed Jun 19, 2013 9:22 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Mon Feb 12, 2007 12:08 pm
Posts: 437
Have to shoot some nice photo's.

_________________
Scott Foil Team edition / Holdsworth Competition / Gluing tubular and add water.


Last edited by PinaRene on Thu Jun 20, 2013 8:08 am, edited 1 time in total.

Top
   
 Post subject: Re: My new Scott Foil
PostPosted: Wed Jun 19, 2013 11:54 pm 
Offline

Joined: Fri Jun 14, 2013 10:26 pm
Posts: 289
Location: LA
Fantastic build, but one question: Road pedals?

_________________
Instagram
Cannondale Evo


Top
   
 Post subject: Re: My new Scott Foil
PostPosted: Thu Jun 20, 2013 1:32 pm 
Offline

Joined: Tue Dec 25, 2012 2:35 pm
Posts: 9
how are you finding the ride quality of the scott foil? i'm looking to get one myself but would love the opinion of someone who has spent a bit of time with one.


Top
   
 Post subject: Re: My new Scott Foil
PostPosted: Tue Jun 25, 2013 1:24 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Mon Feb 12, 2007 12:08 pm
Posts: 437
I hope I can tell you tonight how it rides... I was waiting for the last parts - and a verry good torque wrench. Now it's ready.... or.... maybe.... It's 6,9Kg incl. garmin - bottle cages - pedals.

UPDATE: The ride quality is great as far as I can tell from first impression. It feels stiff - more than the Addict and maybe it's because of the weight ( + 400grms than the Addict ) but is not as " jumpy " as the Addict.

Image
Image
Image

_________________
Scott Foil Team edition / Holdsworth Competition / Gluing tubular and add water.


Top
   
 Post subject: Re: My new Scott Foil
PostPosted: Tue Aug 27, 2013 3:12 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Mon Feb 12, 2007 12:08 pm
Posts: 437
Did some climbing this summer in France and the bike is great:

* Stiffer than the Addict , did some descending at +75km/h
* Bit heavier than the Addict
* More comfortable than the Addict

But still my son was faster than me : -30 years & minus 20kg :thumbup:

Image
Image

_________________
Scott Foil Team edition / Holdsworth Competition / Gluing tubular and add water.


Last edited by PinaRene on Thu Sep 19, 2013 8:45 am, edited 2 times in total.

Top
   
 Post subject: Re: My new Scott Foil
Posted: Tue Aug 27, 2013 3:12 pm 


Top
   
 
 Post subject: Re: My new Scott Foil
PostPosted: Fri Aug 30, 2013 4:21 pm 
Offline

Joined: Wed Mar 28, 2007 12:49 pm
Posts: 1604
Location: Near Horgen, Switzerland
Looks like dad will need to do some "secret training" - anything before 8am normally works.

Nice bikes.


Top
   
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic  Reply to topic  [ 20 posts ]  Go to page 1 2 Next

   Similar Topics   Author   Replies   Views   Last post 
There are no new unread posts for this topic. Attachment(s) Scott foil '16

[ Go to page: 1 2 3 4 5 ]

in Road

banik69

70

9673

Sat Aug 12, 2017 11:55 pm

Pokerface07 View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Scott Foil vs. Addict

[ Go to page: 1 2 ]

in Road

DaVinci

29

5659

Wed Mar 01, 2017 6:31 pm

p3dalfaster View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Scott Foil HMF Build

in Road

ab01ns

0

813

Mon Mar 13, 2017 4:00 am

ab01ns View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. 2012 Scott Foil HMX

in Introduce Yourself / Gallery - Please use metric weights.

mannequinforce

14

1454

Tue Apr 11, 2017 6:31 pm

gsindela View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Bottom bracket scott foil

in Road

kelih

4

472

Wed Jul 12, 2017 1:44 am

MAsshole View the latest post


All times are UTC+01:00


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Imaking20, Mtek and 11 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Limited