My OPEN Up (AKA The Dirty Apple)

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DropBar
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by DropBar

Hey guys!

I wanted to introduce myself, I've lurked around the board for ages, since the days of Berk's 1st ever carbon fiber projects, (yeah that long). And I guess I finally feel like I have something worth posting up. Not the best pic of her enow, But ill be sure to post up new ones in the next couple of days.

This bike too me is the holy grail of bikes, in my opinion, and has served me well in all the ways I've asked of it. In the days of big tires I can say running 40's on the tarmac, never felt so good! And stiffness yet comfort that comes from this bike, is one too none. I love this bike more than anything I've ever ridden before. And I'm a mechanic in NYC, who gets to ride ALOT of bikes. Without further a due let me introduce The The Dirty apple My OPEN UP

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frame------------------U.P.
seatpost---------------Zipp Sl Speed, zero set back
shift/brake levers----Shimano Dura Ace 9170
front derailleur-------Shimano Dura Ace 9150
rear derailleur -------Shimano Dura Ace 9150
pull wheels-----------Ceramic speed OSPW
chain------------------Shimano Dura Ace
disc brake----------- -Shimano Dura Ace 9170
crankset---------------Rotor Aldu, 50/34
bottom bracket-------Ceramic Speed
pedals-----------------Shimano XTR
stem-------------------Zipp SL Speed 120mm
handlebars------------3T ErgoNova Team Stealth 46cm
saddle-----------------Selle Italia SLR Carbonio Boost
front wheel-----------lightweight meilenstein 24
rear wheel------------lightweight meilenstein 24
cassette---------------Shimano XTR 11-42
tires-------------------MAXXIS Re-Fuse 700x40c
total bike weight----(17.8 lbs)
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jbaillie
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by jbaillie

This is awesome. Have you seen the Rides Of Japan YouTube channel? He does some cool work on his UP, but I don't think he has as good an overall build as you've got here.

Do you exclusively run the Re-Fuse 40's or do you swap them based on the ride?

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by robincooper

Nice to neet you! I'm newbie here

DropBar
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by DropBar

jbaillie wrote:
Tue Oct 15, 2019 1:17 am
This is awesome. Have you seen the Rides Of Japan YouTube channel? He does some cool work on his UP, but I don't think he has as good an overall build as you've got here.

Do you exclusively run the Re-Fuse 40's or do you swap them based on the ride?
Yeah i watch him? hes pretty awesome with the vids he makes. And yes the refuse are my go too tires, i ride mostly tarmac, so its suits my needs better, I have an OPEN WIDE as well for the knobby tires.
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by onemanpeloton

Beautiful!
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by AZR3

That color is so sweet!

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The ultimate do anything carbon road bike

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