Giant TCX 2 With DA di2 and full hydraulic brake setup

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philipBer
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by philipBer

Hi there,

just finished my cyclocross project:


UPDATE, now with full hydraulic brake setup:

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Picture shows bike in commuter setup with Continental 4000s installed. Second Wheelset with Archetype and Tune King/Kong is in the pipeline and should arrive this week....

Buildlist:

- Giant TCX 2 Disc size M/L
- DA Di2 9070
- Shimano 785 Shifters and brakes
- Fulcrum Crank with Stronglight CT2 48/36
- 1st Wheelset: rodi rims and Novatec hubs with continental 4000s tires
- 2nd wheelset: Archetype rims, Tune King/Kong hubs and CX-Ray spokes with Challenge Griffo tires
- Syntace Carbon handlebar
- Zipp SL Speed Stem
- Selle Italia New Flite Titanium Saddle
- Eggbeater Pedals



Regards,
PhilipBer
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Class - good choice on everything

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by Frankie - B

wow, great build!
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by Colin

Very nice! how do you like the brakes?

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Very nice build!
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by Frankie - B

but uh, How much does it weight?
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philipBer
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by philipBer

Frankie - B wrote:but uh, How much does it weight?



8.8 kg with pedals and garmin mount.... next planned updates will be maybe a lighter wheelset and a lighter saddle...

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by philipBer

Colin wrote:Very nice! how do you like the brakes?


Haven't ridden them yet, first test run will be this weekend.

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by 743power

Looks great! I have to post my slr up. What's your saddle height?
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by mihai

beautiful frame.

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by locktopus

I absolutely love the shape of that frame. Well done.

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by mattr

philipBer wrote:Pictures of the bike within its natural habitat will follow once the weather is ok...
It's a cross bike, the weather is always ok.

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by philipBer

mattr wrote:
philipBer wrote:Pictures of the bike within its natural habitat will follow once the weather is ok...
It's a cross bike, the weather is always ok.



Yea, thats right! :beerchug: The weather is always right for riding a xc but for decent photos I would like to have good light conditions..... :wink:

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by philipBer

updated with some "slight" changes... ;)

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by manne

I love it, congrats!

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