Holdsworth competition

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by twoyacks

PinaRene wrote:The build is started. Still not sure what groupset it will be ( Looking for Campagnolo Record / Super Record )

Out of the packaging :arrow:

Shortened the fork and inserted the Cane Creek 40 headsetand bottle cages :arrow:

Handlebar / stem mounted and chainstay protection placed :arrow:

Nicely shaped tubes 8)

Ready for now.

Build :

Frame : Holdsworth Competition / Columbus Spirit / Columbus Fork
Stem / Seatpost : Deda superzero
Handlebar : 3T Ergonova for now
Headset : Cane Creek 40
Bottle Cages : Arundel
Saddle : Fizik Arione Braided
Wheels : Campagnolo Bora - Tubulars : Schwalbe one / Conti Competition
Hey...could you provide some guidance on size. I normally ride a 56cm top tube road frame...with a 25mm setback post and a shortish 70mm stem
Looks like I'm between sizes 55 vs 57 top tube...but i'm thinking the 57 would be more for me???

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by User Name

twoyacks wrote:can some provide some guidance on size?

What would you like to know? I find the 175mm head tube on my 57 is a bit big, but the 155mm on the 55 would be too small for me.

You've probably seen the geometry chart on the web site.

Jee, they've been discounted again to 450 GBP!! Wow, that's cheap.
Take the VAT off, then add postage, it's still very cheap

https://www.planetx.co.uk/i/q/FRHOCO/ho ... n-frameset

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by PinaRene

Today I bought a nice pair of Campagnolo Hyperon Ultra Two for the bike. Weight will be around 7.3Kg now.


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by SlowSprinter

This looks fantastic, I have contemplating an orange one for a while but have never pulled the trigger, however after seeing this I may just do so!

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by PinaRene

Just a quick photo of the bike with Hyperon Ultra wheels ( Conti Competition Tubulars 25mm rear & 22mm front ) - now it's around 7,3Kg. The wheels look small compared to the Bora's I have also for this build, but in real life it's okay.


The day after , decided to take off the Continental Tubulars & to put on some Vittoria Grapheen+ 25mm.


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by Kkeiller

What is the size of headset you used on this build? I am just starting a project with this frame. Looks great!

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