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Re: Chapter2 Tere

Posted: Fri Jan 19, 2018 3:58 pm
by cwdzoot
Monkeyfudger wrote:
Fri Jan 19, 2018 10:17 am
Check your stem length... I never planned on using mine but got a120mm I thought would be useful on another bike, I came to use it the other day and awesomely despite being labelled as a 120mm it measures 110mm.

Would be very unusual for a stem to be labeled 120 but actually be 110. Has to be the way it was measured. It's easy to get it wrong when you hold a tape measure up against the side of the stem.

Re: Chapter2 Tere

Posted: Fri Jan 19, 2018 3:58 pm
by Weenie

Re: Chapter2 Tere

Posted: Fri Jan 19, 2018 7:50 pm
by Monkeyfudger
Thanks...I didn’t actually consider I might have measured it wrong so definitely didn’t directly compare it to another couple of stems...

Re: Chapter2 Tere

Posted: Sat Jan 20, 2018 3:03 am
by silvalis
How did you measure it?
My 110 stem measure 110 C-C

Re: Chapter2 Tere

Posted: Sat Jan 20, 2018 4:12 am
by Djkinsella89
Some stems are inaccurately made/measured by certain companies, typically these discrepancies are well within 10mm from everything I’ve seen. And then some stems are just measured in odd ways by the manufacture, like Nitto measuring their stems 90degrees from the steer tube axis resulting in actual stem lengths ~7mm longer than marked.

Re: Chapter2 Tere

Posted: Tue Jan 23, 2018 3:21 pm
by Monkeyfudger
Longest build ever, almost looks like a race bike now.

7.2kg as pictured, 1kg less than my previous race bike which isn’t to be sniffed at when you only weigh 61kg!! Defo not Weenie Worthy but not bad considering Clinchers (tubeless) and a power meter.

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Re: Chapter2 Tere

Posted: Thu Jan 25, 2018 10:15 am
by ipaul
That came out great. So worth the time you put in it. Congrats, enjoy and a bit envious :wink:

Re: Chapter2 Tere

Posted: Wed Jan 31, 2018 12:51 am
by SimmyD
Bike complete and working great!

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Re: Chapter2 Tere

Posted: Wed Jan 31, 2018 12:52 am
by SimmyD
I do have extremely small clearance between my rear tyre and the SRAM red brake. Any tips on a getting some more clearance without going from 25mm to 23mm?

Re: Chapter2 Tere

Posted: Wed Jan 31, 2018 3:23 am
by cwdzoot
The rear brake clearance would not be an issue with the new Ultegra caliper but that might look weird on a SRAM Red bike. I run 28mm Vittoria on zipp Firecrest with the Ultegra.

Another option eebrake. Expensive but they work great and have huge clearance.

Also helps a little but not a ton to add a 2mm washer between caliper and brake bridge.
or file a few mm off the underside of the metal washer of the brake.

Re: Chapter2 Tere

Posted: Wed Mar 14, 2018 11:05 pm
by SimmyD
So update on my Tere,

Dopped to 23mm Pirelli tyres which measure up to 26mm with my rims.

Had a creak under load which I couldn't find. Worried it was my BB that I put in.

Ended up taking it to a shop and they narrowed it down to the rear wheel! it was a bearing that needed replacing in the hub! would have never found that myself :P

Running super smooth now. Such a lovely bike!

Re: Chapter2 Tere

Posted: Mon Mar 26, 2018 12:51 am
by silvalis
:D

Re: Chapter2 Tere

Posted: Mon Mar 26, 2018 5:20 am
by SimmyD
Been a week now of smooth riding.

This bike just feels nimble and fast under me. 🤘 Time to start hitting the crits.

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Re: Chapter2 Tere

Posted: Thu May 17, 2018 3:43 am
by moonoi
Decided to update mine a bit, Campag SR has gone and replaced with etap, brake clearance for wider tyres is terrible though, had to downsize from 28mm Turbo Cottons to 24mm S-Works Turbo to get adequate clearance at the rear...might look at eebrakes when I've got some spare cash and maybe the new Chapter2 Mana integrated bars

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Re: Chapter2 Tere

Posted: Fri May 25, 2018 3:10 am
by Monkeyfudger
Has anyone modified their seat post yet, I’m amazed at how they managed to choose such a shit design that weighs so damn much!

Re: Chapter2 Tere

Posted: Fri May 25, 2018 3:10 am
by Weenie

Re: Chapter2 Tere

Posted: Fri May 25, 2018 3:55 am
by silvalis
Whats wrong with it? Weight isn't really any different to my 31.6 Superlogic 1bolt.

I trimmed mine and added a Ti bolt for 136.6g. Saved a whole 6g with the Ti bolt.