2016 Cannondale Supersix Evo HiMod

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mediocreXwizard
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Joined: Thu Nov 11, 2021 5:15 pm

by mediocreXwizard

Tallboy wrote:
Sat Dec 04, 2021 8:05 am
Great looking bike, lovely proportions. Will you de sticker the wheels or keep them on?
Thanks! I'm going to keep the stickers on the wheels, the reason I went with Hifi is that a good friend of mine is sponsored by them and friends with the owner. He managed to get me a great deal on the wheelset so it would look bad if I went and destickered them.
All that aside, I quite like the decals anyway.

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onegear
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Joined: Thu Oct 02, 2008 11:46 pm
Location: Toronto

by onegear

build looks great so far. Can't wait to see the final build for this entry of the Supersix Evo club!

mediocreXwizard
Posts: 13
Joined: Thu Nov 11, 2021 5:15 pm

by mediocreXwizard

onegear wrote:
Mon Dec 06, 2021 2:45 pm
build looks great so far. Can't wait to see the final build for this entry of the Supersix Evo club!
Thanks, I cant wait to get it finished. Just dropped everything off with the mechanic today, should hopefully be ready in the next day or two.

mediocreXwizard
Posts: 13
Joined: Thu Nov 11, 2021 5:15 pm

by mediocreXwizard

Unfortunately I've run into an unexpected problem. The BB spindle on my Red BB30 cranks is too short for the BB30A shell on the frame.
On some later generations of Red cranks you can get around this by removing the pre-load adjuster but sadly my cranks are of the older generation and the adjuster cant be removed.
Does anyone have any suggestions on what cranks I could use other than Hollowgrams?

MichaelK
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Joined: Wed Jul 04, 2018 4:50 pm

by MichaelK

Are you sure your pre-load can't be removed? Mine was really, really tight.

mediocreXwizard
Posts: 13
Joined: Thu Nov 11, 2021 5:15 pm

by mediocreXwizard

MichaelK wrote:
Tue Dec 14, 2021 10:21 pm
Are you sure your pre-load can't be removed? Mine was really, really tight.
Apparently not, at least not according to my mechanic, I don't know if its just a difference between generations of Red crank?
I managed to get a newer set of Red cranks that are the same as the ones my friend is running on his hi-mod (with the pre-load removed) so fingers crossed those will work.

dolophonic
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Location: The 'Dena

by dolophonic

looks great. :up:

mcal8055
Posts: 67
Joined: Sun Jun 07, 2020 9:55 pm

by mcal8055

Welcome to the SSEvo club. I have the same model, but the paint from the previous owner had been badly chipped. Was a great excuse to get it custom painted!

19dford78
Posts: 25
Joined: Mon Feb 01, 2021 10:28 am

by 19dford78

Great bike. Had one of these in a 58 with sram red. Loved it. Rapid up a hill and I'd have it all over again in a heart beat - shouldn't have sold it.

Cracking build you have on the go.

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