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by choiboi

6.48kgs (14.2lb) & hella dirty.. I ride it rain hail or shine :)


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by wasabi1

Dirty? Not a speck of dirt on it!

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by poully

Choiboi said..."I ride it rain hail or shine"....Just how it should be :thumbup:
Great photo's and a lovely ride!
Dirty :twisted:

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by rOYk


A friend gave me this frame on the right time, I had enough pedaling around the city on fixed gear bike. I don't use my car often and most of my life I commute by bike. I love it now when I can change some gears during the ride and the weight issue, my fixed bike was chromo 13.5 kg bike, this one is only 7 kg..

The spec:

Frame: 2008 CAAD 8 54
Fork: Cannondale Premium full carbon
Stem: FSA OS115 size 110
Bar: Ritche WSC aluminum
Shift: Shimano XT 10s
Brake lev: Shimano V-Brake (think it's Acera)
Brakes: Ciamillo titanium
Front wheel: old Dura Ace 7801
Rear wheel: Bont' X-light
Rear Der: Shimano 105
Crank: Dura Ace 7900 with 39 ring
Cog: Dura Ace 12X25
Seat post: ?? carbon
Seat: Fizik

Weight: 7kg

I can shave some weight, dont see why, but I can do that easy

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by nathanong87

went down to 50cm frame , same stuff just different frame

oh this thing weighs probably 16.5 as shown. not weenie at all with tko bars and other random stuff. 16.5 is probably the lowest i'd wanna go on it. All the components on my sworks sl3 framese (RIP) was about 15.0 , so frame makes up for most of the weight difference.

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by thegunner

ha nathan, we were running the same wheels :)

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by Maximilian

Here's mine, just outside of Oudenaarde to ride bits of the RVV route. Stayed in the room where Tom Boonen was with Quickstep!


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by 252002

I just finished my new CAAD10 build. It ended up weighing 15 lbs. 6 oz. (6.97Kg) with pedals and the Garmin. I was hoping for something under 15 but the wheels are just too heavy. maybe later I’ll get a set of 202 tubulars. I’ll get some decent pics this weekend.

2012 Cannondale CAAD10 1 54cm Frame and Forks (Black Anodized)
Cannondale C3 110mm Stem w/ Ti bolts (Black)
FSA SL-K Compact Carbon Handle Bar 44cm (Black)
Fizik Microtex Bar Tape (Black)
SRAM Red – Black Edition DoubleTap Controls
Jagwire Ripcord Derailleur & Brake Cable Kit (Black)
SRAM Red – Black Edition Brakeset
Cannondale Seat Clamp w/ Ti Bolt (Black)
FSA SL-K SB20 SBS Carbon Seat Post
Fizik Arione CX K:IUM Saddle (Black)
SRAM Red – Black Edition BB30 Crankset (172.5mm 53/39)
FSA BB30 Bottom Bracket (Stock)
Shimano Ultegra PD-6700-C SPD-SL Pedals
SRAM Red – Black Edition Rear Derailleur
SRAM Red – Black Edition Front Derailleur
SRAM Red XG-1090 Cassette (11-23)
SRAM PC 1091R PowerChain
Zipp 303/404 Firecrest Carbon Clinchers (Beyond Black)
Continental Grand Prix 4000 S (700c x 23mm)
Continental Race Light Road Tubes
Garmin Edge 500 Computer w/ Bar Fly Mount
Fizik Saddle Bag
FSA SL-K Water Bottle Cage (Black) w/ Al Bolts
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by btompkins0112

Did you forget something? (Hint: pics or it doesn't exist)

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by nathanong87

thegunner wrote:ha nathan, we were running the same wheels :)

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252002: Please post a picture. I'm gonna do a similar build. Would be lovely to see yours :)

EDIT: Didn't see that "this weekend" ;)

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by 252002

i'll take a few tomorrow and post them

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by irf3

That is a pure race race machine, great build. Gotta match up seatpost/stem/bars though

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by 252002

i think you're talking about mine. by match do you mean brand? if so the seat post and bars are white letter SL-K, the stem was but the stock C3 stem is 20 grams lighter so i put it back on.

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