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PostPosted: Tue Jul 20, 2010 5:37 pm 
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Location: France
The bike that allows me to stay on the saddle 3 hrs +

Frame: Carl Strong Custom Blend Ti, 2005

Fork: RockShox Reba U-Turn
Headset: Chris King
Stem: Syntace F139
Handlebar: Race Face Next Low Riser
Grips: Velo Foam
Brakes: Magura Marta
Shifters: XTR M952
Rear Derailleur: XTR M952
Front Derailleur: SRAM X-9
Cassette: Ultegra 9spd 12-27
Crankset & BB: RaceFace Deus
Chain: Sram PC991
Pedals: Ritchey WCS
Hub Skewers: XT
Wheelset: Mavic 717 / DT Swiss DB / Hügi 240s
Tyres: Schwalbe Racing Ralph
Saddle: Fizik Gobi
Seatpost: Thomson
Seatpost Binder: DKG

weighs in @ just 10 kg

Check out Strong website


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 20, 2010 8:04 pm 
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Neeeeed bigger pictures!! weld shots included! :roll:


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 20, 2010 8:07 pm 
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:wink: looks nice, but yep, Ti needs close ups as mentioned!


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 20, 2010 8:40 pm 
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et voilà


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 20, 2010 8:41 pm 
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more


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 21, 2010 12:44 am 
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Bgger than normal ti welds but that's not bad, it's nice very nice :D


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PostPosted: Fri Jul 23, 2010 10:50 am 
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Amazing...I love those big welds, very rare to see as ti welders tend to do small welds all the way...


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 24, 2010 10:08 pm 
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haggis wrote:
Bgger than normal ti welds but that's not bad, it's nice very nice :D


I think that's because he uses single pass welding rather than dual pass that Seven, Moots etc use.


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 25, 2010 10:33 pm 
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I love the big welds- & bike looks fantastic.

The Strong website is really good too. (What a workshop!)


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 30, 2011 5:49 pm 
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not very sunny but nice!


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