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The bike has been built up for a while but not yet complete, that's why I'm refraining from posting complete pictures. My rear Lightweight wheel needs some attention and the fork steerer needs trimming, when all this is done I promise I'll provide the finished pics!
I'm also using my brother's zero gravity brakes as I still haven't got the spare parts for my M5 brakes.
I've been riding the arse off this thing and I love it to bits!
Also I've put my carbon chainrings to rest for the winter so they don't get worn so fast. I've got some 49/39 alloy rings on which are only one tooth bigger so they work well for me.
Here's a pic of it in its current guise:
http://cerrol.wordpress.com (my cyclingblog)
Minor detail: shorthen the brake cables and get shorter valve extenders!
Timo: I have short femurs so the effective setback is greater than it looks. I simply can't produce power effectively if I'm sat further back. It's not that far forward to reduce the reach, it's just I can't get comfortable or engage the legs properly if I'm sat back. The bike is set up very deliberately and feels great on the road, I have never before been so comfortable and fast on a bike so I'm fairly sure I'm doing things right for me.
Good eye on the brake cables! Yes they're long because those aren't the brakes I'll be using forever - I have some M5 Ligfietsen brakes that I'm still waiting on some spare parts, so I've left the cables slightly long just in case.
Thanks for the comments!
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