Cannondale CAAD9

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itsnotarace
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Cannondale CAAD9

Postby itsnotarace » Wed May 04, 2011 22:04 pm

Hi all

Thought I would post my ride, I recognise a lot of usernames from other forums so apologies in advance if you've seen the pics posted elsewhere.

The bike started life as a 105 triple with RS10 wheels. Unfortunately I had an injury and operation last year that took me out of action for nearly 6 months - so to cheer myself up I rebuilt the frame from scratch over the xmas hols and finally finished (for the time being) in March ready to start riding again.

Since the photos were taken I have finished tweaking the position now I have put a load of miles on her but they are only small changes (bars rotated forwards and some spacers removed). The bike is awesome to ride

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My dog Lily took a keen interest in the stick that was propping the bike up, it fell over twice whilst setting up (not on the dog thankfully)

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The 3T fork doesn't quite match the pearl white of the frame but it's not far off and you can only really tell in dull light. I have found the paint code for the frame and may get it resprayed to match at some point

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Build list

Frame: 2009 Cannondale CAAD9 52cm (not BB30)
Fork: 3T Funda Pro
Compression cap: BBB Powerhead
Headset: Cane Creek
Spacers: Spin Cycle Works Carbon Candy
Front mech clamp: Ultegra 6700 + 6/4 ti bolt
Seatpost clamp: KCNC Road Pro SC9 31.8mm + ti bolt

Shifters: Ultegra 6700
Brakes: Ultegra 6700
Front Derailleur: Ultegra 6700
Rear Derailleur: Ultegra 6700 SS
Cranks & Chainrings: Ultegra 6750 50/34 172.5mm
Bottom Bracket: Ultegra 6700 English cups
Cassette: Ultegra 6700 11-28
Chain: Ultegra 6700

Handlebar: 3T Rotundo Pro 42cm o-o
Stem: 3T ARX Pro 100mm ±6°
Stem Bolts: Spin Cycle Works M5 6/4 ti bolts (x6)
Bar Tape: Fizik Microtex
Misc: Cateye bar end plugs
Seatpost: Thomson Masterpiece setback 27.2 x 240mm
Saddle: Selle Italia SLR Fibra
Pedals: Look Keo Max 2

Cables/housing: Ultegra 6700
Bottle cages: Bontrager Race X Lite (x2)
Bottle cage bolts: Spin Cycle Works 6/4 ti Torx T20 bolts (x4)
Computer: Cateye Micro Wireless

Wheels: Mavic Kysrium Elite 2010, stickers removed
Rim Tape: Not used
Tyres: Continental GP4000S
Tubes: Continental Race 28 Supersonic SV42
Skewers: KCNC Titanium Silver

Build weight - 16lbs 11oz / 7569g

Will be picking up a set of carbon tubulars later this summer so will hopefully drop her down below 16lbs, well that's the aim anyway. There's a couple of extra shots on Flickr. Please excuse my uncut grass!

http://www.flickr.com/photos/itsnotarac ... 132488073/

Lastly, here is my other ride: a 1999 Orange P7 steel hardtail

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Nothing fancy here. Pace RC31 and RC36 / Mix of XT M740 & M770 & STX RC / v brakes / Easton / x-lite / Flite Kevlar / Mavic XC517 / IRC Mythos XC

25 lbs 7oz with the RC36's and 23lbs 10oz with RC31

Cheers 8)

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pickled
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Postby pickled » Thu May 05, 2011 10:15 am

Very nice build. Looks great.
Love the P7 too! (except the seat...)

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Postby itsnotarace » Fri May 06, 2011 10:26 am

Cheers 8)

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Postby RollingThunder » Fri May 06, 2011 12:25 pm

Nice one. I have a Cervelo Soloist Team 2007, so I'm glad about the aluminium!

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Postby rake » Fri May 06, 2011 14:41 pm

i dont like the bars, seatpost saddle and colourscheme, the rest is nice. :o

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Postby Lagavulin » Sun May 08, 2011 16:17 pm

Very pretty. One of the nicest colourways the CAAD9 was offered in (IMO) and one I still regret not purchasing at the time.

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Postby itsnotarace » Wed May 11, 2011 08:09 am

RollingThunder wrote:Nice one. I have a Cervelo Soloist Team 2007, so I'm glad about the aluminium!


I thought pretty hard about the Soloist frameset, but the lack of a local test ride put me off even though they get great reviews. I took the 9 out for an hour on the country lanes and was smitten. I can't see me changing for a while either :)

rake wrote:i dont like the bars, seatpost saddle and colourscheme, the rest is nice. :o


Thanks. Contact points are a very personal choice though eh? I have to say the SLR is the most comfy saddle I have ever ridden though. Since the photos were taken I have rotated the bars forward and removed a spacer.

My cat also thought it would be awesome to chew the crap out of my bar tape so I need to redo that now, what is worse is he also spent time gnawing on the end of the Ultegra shifters so the left one is pretty scratched and has tooth marks in :evil:

Lagavulin wrote:Very pretty. One of the nicest colourways the CAAD9 was offered in (IMO) and one I still regret not purchasing at the time.


Thank you. The BBQ black was an option but I hadn't seen many of the white and red colourways, however it did mean sacrificing BB30 and the SI SL cranks. If it makes you feel better the white is a ***** to keep clean, every single fleck of oil and speck of dirt shows up so it's doing nothing for my OCD :lol:

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Postby itboffin » Sat May 14, 2011 17:07 pm

Lovely bike, hard to miss, i'll keep an eye out :wink:
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Postby Max888 » Sat May 14, 2011 21:07 pm

What's the colour code because i have the same frame and want to paint some forks to match in the near future.

Max
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Postby Lagavulin » Sun May 15, 2011 18:02 pm

itsnotarace wrote:If it makes you feel better the white is a ***** to keep clean, every single fleck of oil and speck of dirt shows up so it's doing nothing for my OCD :lol:

I have the Liquigas 2010 CAAD9 - and a fairly white Izoard - so I can appreciate keeping it pristine isn’t easy. “It encourages good bike maintenance” is my excuse for whittling away the hours with a cloth et al.

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Postby itsnotarace » Sun May 15, 2011 20:29 pm

Max888 wrote:What's the colour code because i have the same frame and want to paint some forks to match in the near future.

Mac


From this thread:

http://forums.roadbikereview.com/showth ... p?t=185883

The red decals on the '09 CAAD9 are "Race Red, Dupont chip #P34567" and the white paint is "DUPONT IMRON 6000 L3874"

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Re: Cannondale CAAD9

Postby itsnotarace » Thu Dec 15, 2011 12:03 pm

Just stretching the tyres ready for gluing but couldn't resist a quick photo, will do some better ones when I get some time off work over xmas

Crank alignment fail, took the pic while the sun was out for 10 seconds

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NDS

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One for the ZOMGPHOTOSHOP!!!11! crew

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Still a few odds and sods to go on - KMC X10SL (getting the last few miles worth of wear from my 6700 chain over winter), Carbon Ti headset cap and x-plug expander (on order), TRP shoes + SwissStop yellow kings, Garmin Cadence Sensor.

Weight as pictured with Garmin 800 = 7128g / 15.71 lbs, weight without Garmin 800 = 7030g / 15.49 lbs

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Re: Cannondale CAAD9

Postby pitchshifter » Thu Dec 15, 2011 14:38 pm

That sir, is a great build.

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Re: Cannondale CAAD9

Postby JGSI » Thu Dec 15, 2011 16:14 pm

I know it's a weightweenie question but can you break down the weight figure?
Super build.

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Re: Cannondale CAAD9

Postby itsnotarace » Thu Dec 15, 2011 17:04 pm

Thanks very much to you both

I have been keeping notes in Excel, here is the sheet

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Please note that some of these weights are educated guesses as I haven't stripped the frame back to completely bare with no cable hanger, dérailleur hanger or removed the headset, but wherever possible I have weighed parts. Any guesses are mentioned in the notes column, or taken from manufacturers websites or other weenies :)


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