It Has Arrived

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Re: It Has Arrived

Postby itboffin » Wed Nov 14, 2012 19:05 pm

All present and correct
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Re: It Has Arrived

Postby TailWindHome » Wed Nov 14, 2012 19:13 pm

So what's the spec going to be?
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Re: It Has Arrived

Postby itboffin » Wed Nov 14, 2012 19:20 pm

Campag record with my hand build tubeless clinchers should be 6kg there abouts
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Re: It Has Arrived

Postby First Aspect » Wed Nov 14, 2012 19:22 pm

itboffin wrote:All present and correct
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Nice sofa.

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Re: It Has Arrived

Postby rubertoe » Wed Nov 14, 2012 19:29 pm

First Aspect wrote:
itboffin wrote:All present and correct
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Nice sofa.


Not sure about the salmon pink cushions though
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Re: It Has Arrived

Postby itboffin » Wed Nov 14, 2012 19:33 pm

Actually they are coffee and brown but I'm incapable of taking a photo
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Re: It Has Arrived

Postby itboffin » Wed Nov 14, 2012 19:52 pm

spasypaddy wrote:no fork?


Yep full frameset but I'm going to replace the FSA headset and still in two minds re 3t or zipp components as I have both "in stock".
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Re: It Has Arrived

Postby spasypaddy » Wed Nov 14, 2012 20:04 pm

itboffin wrote:
spasypaddy wrote:no fork?


Yep full frameset but I'm going to replace the FSA headset and still in two minds re 3t or zipp components as I have both "in stock".

im a massive fan of 3t components personally.

look nice, feel good, ride well, not heavy.

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Re: It Has Arrived

Postby itboffin » Wed Nov 14, 2012 20:43 pm

I like them too I have 3t on both my Ribble & Trek but you know zipp mmmm
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Re: It Has Arrived

Postby spasypaddy » Wed Nov 14, 2012 21:03 pm

zipp wheels, not components IMO.

i stick with the same shape (Different material though) on my main bikes...

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Re: It Has Arrived

Postby Wheelspinner » Wed Nov 14, 2012 21:27 pm

itboffin wrote:.... but you know zipp mmmm


For someone quoting Rule 42 in their sig, you are getting awfully close to a stereotypical triantelope set-up. Cervelo and Zipp? What next? "Aero" water bottles no doubt... :P

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Re: It Has Arrived

Postby SteppenHerring » Wed Nov 14, 2012 22:53 pm

I notice you've covered up the mudguard and rack mounting points on the rear dropouts. If you've got it, flaunt it.
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Re: It Has Arrived

Postby okgo » Wed Nov 14, 2012 23:02 pm

Looks better in the blue I reckon.

Odd the price slash on these, they look lovely built up. Couldn't trust those stays myself, though ;)
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Re: It Has Arrived

Postby itboffin » Wed Nov 14, 2012 23:11 pm

Wheelspinner wrote:
itboffin wrote:.... but you know zipp mmmm


For someone quoting Rule 42 in their sig, you are getting awfully close to a stereotypical triantelope set-up. Cervelo and Zipp? What next? "Aero" water bottles no doubt... :P


Easy now let's not rush into something we can't pull out from
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Rule #42 // A bike race shall never be preceded with a swim and/or followed by a run.

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Re: It Has Arrived

Postby rjsterry » Wed Nov 14, 2012 23:31 pm

okgo wrote:Looks better in the blue I reckon.

Odd the price slash on these, they look lovely built up. Couldn't trust those stays myself, though ;)


I seem to remember from a review that they are mostly there to provide a fixing point for the rear brake, the chainstays doing all the work.
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Re: It Has Arrived

Postby Greg66 Tri v2.0 » Wed Nov 14, 2012 23:59 pm

rjsterry wrote:
okgo wrote:Looks better in the blue I reckon.

Odd the price slash on these, they look lovely built up. Couldn't trust those stays myself, though ;)


I seem to remember from a review that they are mostly there to provide a fixing point for the rear brake, the chainstays doing all the work.


True dat. Many years ago,after the R3 came out, one of Cervelo's engineers popped up on Slowtwitch and announced that you saw through the seat stays and the bike would be unaffected. Shortly afterwards Gerard Vrooman popped up and said something to the effect of "don't saw thought your frisking seat stays!".
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Re: It Has Arrived

Postby SimonAH » Thu Nov 15, 2012 00:00 am

Fukc me, I thought my parts bin was well stocked. ITB, please mention me in your will.
FCN 5 belt driven fixie for city bits
CAADX 105 beastie for bumpy bits
Litespeed L3 for Strava bits

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Re: It Has Arrived

Postby itboffin » Tue Nov 20, 2012 21:24 pm

After a good look in the box today nice discovered issues

1. No crown race washer by design, so bearings sitting on raw carbon
2. You need to glue the press fit BB30 bottom bracket
3. Some sort of metal insert voodoo is needed for the fork

Tomorrow I will be calling the lbs for an estimate
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Rule #12 // The correct number of bikes to own is n+1.
Rule #42 // A bike race shall never be preceded with a swim and/or followed by a run.

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Re: It Has Arrived

Postby Wrath Rob » Tue Nov 20, 2012 22:13 pm

Is that for an estimate to fix the damage you'll have caused by attempting to DIY?
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