2018 Project One Madone 9 - Warranty in progress... questions

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Rich_W
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Been a long time since new bike day for me. Just built this thing and here's first pic from maiden voyage.
Weight is reasonable. Needs lighter wheels. Fast and comfy. Had to temp harvest saddle and pedals from previous rig.

Matte Crystal White Team Paint Scheme, Trek Black Logos
56cm, 7000 OCLV
H1 Fit, Long Seatpost
42cm x 12cm Bar/Stem, 25mm spacers
DA 9100 Mechanical Group, 53/39, 11-30
Vision Meteron 40s
DT RWS Skewers
Vittoria Corsa 28mm tires
Bont XXX Cages
Aliante R1 Black (ordered)
Look Keo Blade 2 Ti (ordered)

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Damn, that is NICE! I'm reluctant to pull the trigger on 9100, because I don't think I'd like how it would look on an all-black bike, but in your case, it looks spectacular. Enjoy riding it!

BTW, can you post some photos of the tires? How much clearance you have with the brakes?
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Thanks Man I appreciate it. I'll get some pics of the tire clearance posted. Plenty of room IMO.

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by spartan

brilliant build.

curious what is the length of the headtube + spacers + stem.
saddle height?

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spartan wrote:brilliant build.
curious what is the length of the headtube + spacers + stem.
saddle height?
cheers

Thank You! :thumbup:
Headtube: 140mm
Spacers: 25mm
Stem: 120mm
Saddle Height: 775mm

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by MomentumR5

Looks nice! IMO, could use deeper wheels or atleast a deeper rear wheel. Frame is rated to be the most Aero. Needs faster wheels to go with it.

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MomentumR5 wrote:Looks nice! IMO, could use deeper wheels or atleast a deeper rear wheel. Frame is rated to be the most Aero. Needs faster wheels to go with it.


Not a fan of deep wheels. You're gonna hate the uber light clinchers I have in the works... :mrgreen:

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Welcome back! I am also on Madone 9 now too and loving it! Enjoy the new rig.
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black on white is dope, especially on the Madone 9. I agree that it's begging for at least 55mm hoops.

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Rich_W wrote:
MomentumR5 wrote:Looks nice! IMO, could use deeper wheels or atleast a deeper rear wheel. Frame is rated to be the most Aero. Needs faster wheels to go with it.


Not a fan of deep wheels. You're gonna hate the uber light clinchers I have in the works... :mrgreen:


Haha. I love me a set of light wheels too. But my shoes would have to match my suit. That frame can be much faster with a set of 404's. :P

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by Seedster

Deep dish bontragers would top off an otherwise beautiful build. In the right sizes, Madones look spectacular!

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coloclimber wrote:Welcome back! I am also on Madone 9 now too and loving it! Enjoy the new rig.


Thanks Nathan! Where are the pics of your current rig?

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Ok, that's nice. Maybe white tape, vs. black saddle?

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Geoff wrote:Ok, that's nice. Maybe white tape, vs. black saddle?


Too late! Mr. USPS has my Black Aliante R1 out for delivery! :wink:

I'm kinda digging the all black (Tape/Tires/Saddle) against the white paint.

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Rich_W wrote:
Geoff wrote:Ok, that's nice. Maybe white tape, vs. black saddle?


Too late! Mr. USPS has my Black Aliante R1 out for delivery! :wink:

I'm kinda digging the all black (Tape/Tires/Saddle) against the white paint.


I agree, black+black on classy plain white bikes like this looks the best. You can pull off black saddle + white bar tape but black+black just looks meaner 8)

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