Deda Ran RS 2018

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skidrrr
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by skidrrr

Full album https://imgur.com/gallery/EG96rJv


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Overall weight is 6.72kg


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Campag Chorus shifters and Deda Superleggera RS handlebar. Superleggera means super light. Fizik bar tape is not fully taped for better aero.


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Deda Superleggera RS stem. Cups and headseat are from Deda too. Btw this frame is painted in 3 layers: base, gloss and matt. Those gloss accents are drowned inside matt. It gives very nice tactile sensation.


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Super Record brakes and a bit weird cable routing. It's for the aero because aero is everything, right?


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I used shimano plastic cable ends for better look and they don't make creaks. Not sure why campa makes them from alu


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Lightweight bottle cage and bottle. Cage is crazy light 18gr only. P.S. Oh and chekcout aero quick release. It's not quick just aero.


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Fulcrum Quattro carbon wheels + S-Works Turbo Cotton tyres.


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Deda Superleggera seatpost and Selle San Marco Aspide Superleggera replica sadle.


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Compact Chorus crankset on super record hubs.


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Chorus rear derailleur and Super Record 11-27 cassette. Both jokey wheels are on ceramic hubs. Chain is KMC.

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skidrrr
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by skidrrr

My previous bike was Deda DR-15 https://imgur.com/a/viWUG

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sib
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by sib

Very nice!
Do you have weights for the frame and fork?

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skidrrr
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by skidrrr

Thanks! I weighted frame with all small parts and it came 966gr size S.
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Fork isn't super light too 391gr.
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by Geoff

Ok, that's nice. Nice pics, too.

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by theDmitry

holy italian shit!
awesome detailing

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by Calnago

Nice pics. Thanks for posting. In fact. I’m looking for a smallish frame for a friend to build up as she had her bike stolen. Checking out the geometry chart I see that the top tube is on the shortish side (which she needs) but probably the head tube is a little agressive for her. Other than that, it seems well proportioned with good sound geometry. Yours looks killer!
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by dj97223

Very nice. :thumbup: I have a Deda Nerissimo frame that I really love. My only (unsolicited) suggestion for you would be to clean up the housings a bit so they give a more symmetrical look from the front.
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skidrrr
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I went for the "Maximum Smoothness" cableset and as suggested slightly imroved cable symetry.
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Indeed the shifting is better than before. But to my surprise this set doesn't include brake cables though it costs two times more than normal cableset. Frankly, I don't think I will buy it next time. Yes shifting is better but not twice beter.

The biggest upgrade is Bora One 50 wheels. I love them :)
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Oh and I nearly forgot to mention the rear middle cage chorus HO deraruler. From now on I can use 32 cassette for big mountains which is nice.


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skidrrr
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by skidrrr

thanks ^_^

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by oldturd

@skidrrr how do you like the frame?

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skidrrr
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oldturd wrote:
Fri Apr 05, 2019 10:47 pm
@skidrrr how do you like the frame?
I like it better than my Roubaix, Roubaix SL4 or light Deda DR-15 but It's really hard to describe all those tiny subjective diferences that make it superior. It's comfortable and it gives me more condifence (because of better trail I guess).

The build quality is good. The bb shell doesn't creack. The paint job is amazing. It seems like to make this glossy effect on logos and inside the fork they first painted the whole frame with glossy paint and only then then covered it with matt. You can feel thath when you touch the logos. It looks expensive and modern.

I plan to put new Deda Alanera handlebar when it's released.

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