FS: Complete Racebike... Van Dessel 51cm

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by renoracing

Price: $2550 Net to me, and I'll cover shipping
$2100 without wheels/tires/cassette
(Located in Northern California, Lassen County)

Van Dessel Hellafaster
Size 51(53cm actual)
6061 Aluminum Frameset(1250g)
Full Carbon Fork
PF30 BB(I'm including an additional brand new Shimano PF BB)
Ultegra R8000 Groupset with only a dozen trainer hours on it
Mid Cage Rear Derailleur
170mm 50/34 Crankset(zero miles, just mounted an hour ago)
11-28 Cassette
KMC 11SL Chain(freshly waxed)
Dura Ace 9100 Brakes w/ Reynolds Blue pads
Zipp 110mm -6 degree Stem w/ Tilquist Garmin mount
Zipp SL80 Ergo 38cm Handlebar
Silca Bar Tape
Thomson Setback 27.2mm Seatpost
Prologo NDR Saddle
Ican Aero50 Carbon Wheelset(19mm internal, 1400g)
Challenge Strada Handmade Tubeless 25mm
Setup Tubeless(valves and tape) although no sealant, to make shipping easy

16.51lbs as shown
73cm saddle height as shown

This is a Made in America aluminum frameset, produced for Van Dessel by Zen out of Portland. I spent a lot of time trying to track down something with rim brakes, yet clearance for 28mm tires, and this is it. Pictured with the 25mm Strada's but my 28mm GP5000's(on 19mm internal rim) fit with 3mm all around. As with the Cyfac, I've grown pretty fond of, and reliant on, disc brakes. A majority of my rides include a pretty gnarly mile long stretch of 12% downhill on rough pavement, and the peace of mind has me largely converted. The only two niggles I'll point out is that: 1) with the new rear derailleur hanger, the rear wheel is tight in the dropout, a little file would clear that up, but I didn't mind. 2)the front brake cable housing could be a centimeter longer. I had a slammed -17 stem and it was perfect, but with this stem, it's tight, but fully functional.

Stack: 523mm(plus a few mm for dust cap) Reach: 385mm
Comparable Geo Chart:


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