2016 pearl white Allez Sprint build!

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07stuntin6r
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by 07stuntin6r

Sock3t wrote:Why is it that you have your own thread? Why can't you just post in the specific Allez Sprint thread?
Cause I started one thats why

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07stuntin6r wrote:
Sun Sep 30, 2018 5:44 pm
themidge wrote: I wanted new dura ace or ultegra but after this weekend I started to wonder rif I should get speed play. All the guys raving kept dragging pedals on this new course they could have in the future

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Srint Allez have a high bottom bracket, not likely you will drag a pedal as others do
This bike is made to carry corner speed from it's fixed gear roots

07stuntin6r
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RedbullFiXX wrote:
07stuntin6r wrote:
Sun Sep 30, 2018 5:44 pm
themidge wrote: I wanted new dura ace or ultegra but after this weekend I started to wonder rif I should get speed play. All the guys raving kept dragging pedals on this new course they could have in the future

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Srint Allez have a high bottom bracket, not likely you will drag a pedal as others do
This bike is made to carry corner speed from it's fixed gear roots
Yeah that's what I was thinking which is why I got ultegra pedals instead.

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07stuntin6r wrote:
Wed Oct 03, 2018 9:50 pm
themidge wrote:Happy deal hunting :D
You can run 1x with a '2x' crank by just changing the rings, so you can always convert from 2x to 1x in the future. It's impossible to do the opposite if you start with a 1x specific crank.
But isnt for instance sram 1x better cause of the chainring tooth profile and bow the rear derailleur keeps more tension on the chain...
Buy a 1x specific narrow wide ring when you change the rings. Some even correct for the offset so you get a 1x chainline instead of half of a 2x chainline.

07stuntin6r
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by 07stuntin6r

mattr wrote:
07stuntin6r wrote:
Wed Oct 03, 2018 9:50 pm
themidge wrote:Happy deal hunting :D
You can run 1x with a '2x' crank by just changing the rings, so you can always convert from 2x to 1x in the future. It's impossible to do the opposite if you start with a 1x specific crank.
But isnt for instance sram 1x better cause of the chainring tooth profile and bow the rear derailleur keeps more tension on the chain...
Buy a 1x specific narrow wide ring when you change the rings. Some even correct for the offset so you get a 1x chainline instead of half of a 2x chainline.
Thanks I looked into it. Might stay 2ring. Went from look keo pedals to ultegra todsy and it's so much better now! Missed my UPS delivery so gotta wait til Monday to mount my corsa g on my reynolds. Got the tools and all to do the cassette install also.

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Got my wheels In today! Reynold AR58 with corsa g tires. Was hoping they wouldve sent the tan sidewalls for the deal but oh well. One of the tubes blew a hole when I went to seat the tire. Put a patch to see I'd that would work cause my other tubes aren't long enough! Also installed a ultegra 10sp 11-28 cassette which was free as well. Anyways I just wanna test these out tomorrow! They look awesome!ImageImageImage

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Swapped out for service course bar wrap and got the wheels on. Image

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