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by skid


Frame Giant composite 910
Fork Giant composite 355
Headset FSA 75
Stem 3T Forgie 185
Handlebar 3T Forgie 285
Tape Profile 90
Saddle Selle Italia SLR Gel Flow 185
Seatpost Giant carbon 220
Seat Collar Giant 35
Front Derailleur Campagnolo Record 80
Rear Derailleur Campagnolo Record 187
Shift & Brake Levers Campagnolo Record 342
Crankset Campagnolo Record 170 mm 630
Bottom Bracket Campagnolo Record 190
Cassette Campagnolo Record 13-26 210
Chain Campagnolo Record 263
Brakes Campagnolo Record 308
Front Wheel Velomax Ascent 610
Rear Wheel Campagnolo Proton 1050
Skewers Topo 74
Tubes ? 150
Tires Vittoria Rubino Pro 460
Bottle Cage ? 74
Cables Campagnolo 0
Cable Housings Campagnolo 124
Pedals Crank Bros. Egg Beater 290

total 7.3kg (weight of individual parts are estimates or from other sources not actual weights; weight of complete bike verified with fish scale to be within the ballpark; sorry scale was not very precise).

changes since taking picture:
- pedals: speedplay zero
- crankset: TA zephyr light 50/34
- bottom bracket: axix ti pro
my bike

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by Ralphy-boy


Nice ride there dude, a new set of light wheels and you will have a speccy bike to be proud of. I nearly went the TCR option (I have owned 3 of them) again but after riding my Dale decided to stick with that frame.



"the older I get, the better I was"

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by Superlite

Nice bike, but you gotta get a lighter post, yours is a brick! :lol:

If you get around to it grab an Easton EC 90 and trim it, about 100g less then whats on you ride. :shock:

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by skid


i have a velomax ascent rear wheel also but it is for a shimano cassette and it's on my old cannondale. i might get a new campy velomax ascent anyway later. the 3 tcr's you owned, were they composite?


yep, the post is heavy. the stem, and bars too. they're next on the upgrade list after the rear wheel.

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by nzkiwiguy

If you get around to it grab an Easton EC 90 and trim it,

the ec90 only comes in one lenght 250mm. I don't know if he could trim much from looking at the pic. Also only 27.2mm. Don't know what the ST on the Giant is. I bought a USA shim to go with mine for a 31.6 ST

Nice ride though.

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by Dr.Dos

910 g is extremely light for an S Composite frame. The lightest one I saw was a hair over 950 g.

Edit: I just see the collar was not included - still a sweet and light frame.

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