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I got the White/Black/Silver - look really nice compared to the black and blue versions!
Ridley Crosswind (size 48cm) with geardrop = 1455 grams
4ZA Phyton (uncut) = 395 grams
FSA integrated headset (without expander plug and bolt) = 100 grams
Wheel for front derailleur and steel bolt (for road der) = 9 grams
Ridley seatclamp = 25 grams
FSA SLK Compact MegaExo crankset with integrated BB = 820 grams (included 28 grams for alu tube -> real weight is 792 grams)
Here is a picture of the frame - looks really nice!!!
FSA OS-115 stem with ti-bolts,
Ritchey WCS OS handlebars
Extralite The Post UL seatpost,
Shimano Ultegra gears
4ZA Froglegs brakes,
Mavic Ksyrium Elite wheels,
Continental Twister tires.
I will post more pictures as they come!
Could you do me a favor and measure the crown race width (?)? I wonder whether the diameter of the fork's crown where it meets the frame is too wide to fit a conventional headset
Dennis wrote:Do you mean it's possible to remove the alu tube between the bearings? On your picture a orange one.
There was a tube inside the bottom bracket - I think it was only there so the BB wouldn't be damaged before mounted!
XTC-Max wrote:Could you do me a favor and measure the crown race width (?)? I wonder whether the diameter of the fork's crown where it meets the frame is too wide to fit a conventional headset.
I will take some pictures tonight - the fork is for integrated headset and it looks quite wide at the bottom but I will take pictures for you tonight!
Dennis wrote:FSA SLK Compact MegaExo crankset with integrated BB = 820 grams (included 28 grams for alu tube -> real weight is 792 grams)
Do you mean it's possible to remove the alu tube between the bearings? On your picture a orange one.
I think it has been discussed on the road forum before, so if you want more opinions you can do a search there.
The outer tube is to make the bb watertight, so if the bb area in your frame is closed (like on some cf frames) and you are shure no water can come in there, you could leave it out. I wouldn't recommend it on a cx bike though!
There is another tube inside the bb on the more expensive version of the FSA bb. It is to make sure you don't crush the bearings when installing the cranks. When carefully installed the cranks have worked fine withouth this sleeve for me. Again, I won't recommend you removing it, but I haven't had any problems doing so. If you overtighten your right crankarm you could put extra force on the bearings that will destroy them over time, that's why the extra sleeve is there.
Here are a couple of pictures of a bb you get (ao) with the K-Force road cranks. (It's ITA threaded so slightly heavier)
It also worked fine for me without using the innertube then I mounted the bearings - I thought it was only to not damage the BB but you recommend using it? It's a massive 28 grams so I might leave it out
I wouldn't really recommend you to leave the sleeve out, only saying that it didn't result in any problems for me (yet).
If you are worried about the extra forces on a cx bike you could always drill the part a bit to make it lighter.
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