Custom De Rosa Protos (6.59kg)

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jimaizumi
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by jimaizumi

Good thing you bought the last of the "giant" protos framesets.. They unveiled the new Protos and the frame looks watered down again.
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mriddle
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by mriddle

I've only seen a few pictures of the new Protos, doesn't look watered down to me. Looks like a King with a horizontal top tube, direct mount brakes in traditional locations, not sure what BB.

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by Seedster

jimaizumi wrote:Good thing you bought the last of the "giant" protos framesets.. They unveiled the new Protos and the frame looks watered down again.


I heard the rumblings with respect to design tweaks and quickly ordered one before they ran out of tubing for the 2016 Protos.


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Seedster
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by Seedster

Cockpit all sorted; matte 3k carbon fiber. Time bar, WR Compositi stem and seatpost.

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by liam7020

Is that a 27.2mm WR Compositi seatpost? If so would you be kind enough to confirm the weight? Ta
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liam7020 wrote:Is that a 27.2mm WR Compositi seatpost? If so would you be kind enough to confirm the weight? Ta



It's a 31.6 in a 340mm. I need to get a new scale to weigh the post sorry. The alpha version is more geared towards the weight conscious.


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by kgt

Perfect choise of seatpost and stem! Any weights?

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by Durisic

very good!! :lol:

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by Seedster

Rough build completed, still need to perform:

- fitting to cut the steerer tube;
- clean up wiring; and
- tuning of the EPS shifting.

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by alistaird

IMHO this is going to be one of the nicest looking builds on WW that I've seen for a while. Italian to boot :-)

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jimaizumi
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by jimaizumi

Nice bike for sure but level out your bars! I guess its perfect if you're comfortable but those hoods are sloping downwards....
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by Seedster

Yep I noticed it on my ride today and had them leveled and the stem dropped and extra tube cut.

Decided to get some WR Compositi wheels laced to carbon-ti hubs with a matte 3k weave instead of lightweight meilensteins.

Still need to decide on the water bottle holders - black or white.


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by fogman

I have not heard of WR Compositi before reading this thread. I checked out their website. Looks like some nice stems and handlebars made in Italy.


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by nestornnk

That is a great looking bike.
Perfect choice of parts.

Why you want to change the Bora's?

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I'm looking for a wheelset with a matte finish. I will put these on my Time


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