2017 BMC SLR01 - 6.14 Kg (Berk Dila pg 7)

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CAMSHAFT wrote:
Tue May 22, 2018 2:32 am
muffinman wrote:
Mon May 21, 2018 8:08 am
damn dude that saddle angle must put so much weight on your hands
Nope my hands feel fine.
So wait... you're saying your hands feel fine, but you've only just put the bike otgether and haven't ridden it very far? How would you know? Your hands may feel fine with this saddle position, initially, but on a long ride, I have a feeling you're going to end up having some hand pain. I once had my saddle slowly slip into a nose-down position over the course of a long ride. It wasn't dramatic enough that I even noticed looking at it, but after 80 miles, my hands hurt like crazy. When I compared pictures from that day compared to earlier pics of the bike I noticed that the saddle had nosed down. No one on here can tell you what feels comfortable to you, but I think we can all make some educated guesses. If we're wrong, we're wrong and great you're comfortable, but it looks odd to me and a few others.
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CrankAddictsRich wrote:
Tue May 22, 2018 11:41 pm
why did you flip the 3 o'clock picture?
So it was facing the same way as the 6...

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CrankAddictsRich wrote:
Tue May 22, 2018 11:46 pm
CAMSHAFT wrote:
Tue May 22, 2018 2:32 am
muffinman wrote:
Mon May 21, 2018 8:08 am
damn dude that saddle angle must put so much weight on your hands
Nope my hands feel fine.
So wait... you're saying your hands feel fine, but you've only just put the bike otgether and haven't ridden it very far? How would you know? Your hands may feel fine with this saddle position, initially, but on a long ride, I have a feeling you're going to end up having some hand pain. I once had my saddle slowly slip into a nose-down position over the course of a long ride. It wasn't dramatic enough that I even noticed looking at it, but after 80 miles, my hands hurt like crazy. When I compared pictures from that day compared to earlier pics of the bike I noticed that the saddle had nosed down. No one on here can tell you what feels comfortable to you, but I think we can all make some educated guesses. If we're wrong, we're wrong and great you're comfortable, but it looks odd to me and a few others.
The photo was taken intially. I have since rode the bike over 150 miles, with 20 miles being the longest...

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That... isn't saying much.

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dudemanppl wrote:
Wed May 23, 2018 3:13 am
That... isn't saying much.
Longer rides will happen soon. Well see how it goes.

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I am ready to lose some more weight. My fingers are crossed for a 6.1 Kilo bike...

Power Cordz Swift Brake Kit ordered
SRAM Red XG-1190 11-32 Casette Ordered
EE Brakes are in
Rotor Qarbon 50T Chain Ring is in

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Power Cordz Swift Brake Kit Arrived. I went with black on black.

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Installed the SRAM Red XG1190 Cassette today. This is my first Red cassette. I love the one piece design. Of course I dropped more grams, 6.44 to 6.39.

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Once I shaved the cassette weight I didn't want to stop. I went ahead and removed the Red brakes and mounted the EE Brakes. I left the stock cables on which equated to a 100 gram loss. Once I install the Powercordz the weight will go down even more.

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Nice components. I take it you know that you have missed the barrel adjuster on the ee brakes and there are way too many spacers between the pads and brake arms. ALso that saddle angle is pretty extreme. I have never seen a specialised power at that angle. If anything the short nose saddles benefit even less from angling down as that is the idea of the short nose - easier to ride in the aero position as the short position allows junk off front with still supported sitbones.
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NiFTY wrote:
Sat Jun 09, 2018 4:09 am
Nice components. I take it you know that you have missed the barrel adjuster on the ee brakes and there are way too many spacers between the pads and brake arms. ALso that saddle angle is pretty extreme. I have never seen a specialised power at that angle. If anything the short nose saddles benefit even less from angling down as that is the idea of the short nose - easier to ride in the aero position as the short position allows junk off front with still supported sitbones.
Yes, I was just mouting the brakes. It was just a mock up to see how much weight I lost for the brakes and will lose when I swap cables. I am installing the Powercordz this week.

As for the saddle angle it is a work in progress. Please visit the previous post where I address it.

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I got to break in my new Torque "wrench". It even came with a certificate.
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It was only a 20 gram loss but i'll take it.
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In the end it looks great. It is pretty striking IMO.
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Picked up some bowties and bolts. I went with black ones to further black out my Ti Zeros!

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Brakes and cables finished. Ride and pics later.

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