Specialized SL3 2011 Neon/red custom build

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arraih
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by arraih

My dream bike that I would like to share with you all.

I'm considering to change small parts like the saddle, stem and seat post. Any weight weenies ideas?

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jamesfifield
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by jamesfifield

:welcome: Don't change anything! That looks stunning!
Weight?

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USofChay
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by USofChay

Cool paint! I think the red bar on the stem clashes horribly with the frame color though. Try an all black or carbon stem.

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kac
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by kac

A really nice frame color and build!!

KAC

4crosswheels
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by 4crosswheels

ME WANT

jhamlin38
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by jhamlin38

It looks fantastic! I'd go with a thompson stem, or solid black. the red on the stem is a bit off.
I'd also go with a seatpost that's solid black. otherwise it is sensational.

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trustbran
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by trustbran

Now thats Nice!

Mahalo,
Brandon

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majklnajt
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by majklnajt

Nice ride! :thumbup:

I`d remove the red on the stem, also get the 3T seatpost, Tune KOM sadlle if your bottom approves it ;)
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HWWilson
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by HWWilson

Very nice. There's a chap that lives round the corner to me that has the same colour frame, I did a bit googling on it but couldn't find any info. How many of these were produced?

diegogarcia
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by diegogarcia

HWWilson wrote:Very nice. There's a chap that lives round the corner to me that has the same colour frame, I did a bit googling on it but couldn't find any info. How many of these were produced?


This colour, neon red which has a hint of salmon in it was a happy accident. They were supposed to be American Flyer red but something went awry on the mix and these came out, which of course look great, though loved and loathed in equal measure. I like it a lot.

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by MARLON

diegogarcia wrote:
HWWilson wrote:Very nice. There's a chap that lives round the corner to me that has the same colour frame, I did a bit googling on it but couldn't find any info. How many of these were produced?


This colour, neon red which has a hint of salmon in it was a happy accident. They were supposed to be American Flyer red but something went awry on the mix and these came out, which of course look great, though loved and loathed in equal measure. I like it a lot.



In Australia there is a version of the sl3 in american flyer red availabel.

http://www.specialized.com/au/gb/bc/SBC ... cname=Road

a few weeks ago on german ebay there was a size 56 frameset ( new ).

But thats the better one..would kill for it!!!
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BACK IN BLACK

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CasperG
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by CasperG

1 Word, AWESOME!!

arraih
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by arraih

jamesfifield wrote::welcome: Don't change anything! That looks stunning!
Weight?

The actual weight is 6430g for a 56cm size frame. I can drop some weight down if I change the conti competition tubular for a vittoria or a tufo.

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by mrlobber

Devastatingly hot.

I agree about that red stripe though - doesn't look to be in place at all. But that's not a huge problem - takes 5 minutes to "wash" it out with a small bit of acetone and a soft cloth from that 3T stem.

arraih
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by arraih

mrlobber wrote:Devastatingly hot.

I agree about that red stripe though - doesn't look to be in place at all. But that's not a huge problem - takes 5 minutes to "wash" it out with a small bit of acetone and a soft cloth from that 3T stem.


Thank you all for the feed backs. I will look quickly for a all black stem and seatpost, than I post the pictures.

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