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PostPosted: Tue Sep 04, 2012 10:52 pm 
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kaiser wrote:
Oh and nice frame 8) hows the paint, would you rub it down to save a few grams?


My thoughts normally but i think the colour highlights the shaping of the carbon :?


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So the Pace RC31 V-brake mounts arrived today.... 8)

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And that's the bike complete.........for the time being.. :roll: :lol:


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........I think I'll hold off putting the weight up..... :lol: and here it is, all built and ready to ride... 8)

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Thought it would be good to finally put a spec sheet up.....

Frame: Giant MCM Carbon 20"

Fork: Pace RC31 carbon with additional V-brake mounts

Headset: Ritchey
Stem: Ritchey WCS 4-Axis (Ti bolts)
Handlebar: Giant Carbon (600mm)
Grips: Ritchey WCS
Barends: nope

Brakes: TRP M920 Titanium (referring to the Ti hardware)
Brake Pads: KoolStop
Brake Cables: Jagwire
Brake Levers: Paul (for Vee's)

Shifters: haha
Front Derailleur: don't make me laugh
Rear Derailleur: not on your nelly
Derailleur Cables: invisible
Cassette: Surly SS 15t
Chain: Sachs Road 8sp
Cranks: XTR M95*
Crank Bolts: Octalink
Chainrings: 1 x Ritchey Alu 36t
Chainring bolts: Onza Alu
Bottom Bracket: Dura Ace 7900
Pedals: Ritchey Pro

Hub Skewers: Controltech Scandium
Rims: Mavic X517
Hubs: Hugi
Nipples: cold and raw
Spokes: stainless
Tyres: Ritchey WCS Z-max 1.7
Tubes: AirB Latex

Saddle: Flite Kevlar Carbon Evoltion
Seatpost: Profile Carbon
Seatpost Binder: Tune QR

Weight: :wink:


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PostPosted: Fri Sep 07, 2012 12:14 pm 
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Lots i like. But missing parts :wink:


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I assume you mean the lack of gears?


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PostPosted: Fri Sep 07, 2012 12:57 pm 
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Looks good, minus the red stem... :roll:

what do you plan to use is for? I'd put some weight saving slicks on that and use it to commute


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jujupunk wrote:
Looks good, minus the red stem... :roll:

what do you plan to use is for? I'd put some weight saving slicks on that and use it to commute


It's all I had, and it's pretty light.... But I do have a KCNC one which is lurking about and 17g lighter :oops:

Just gonna pootle round my local forest on it...

Tyres are only 394g, I don't wanna go adding weight... :lol:


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Taaaaaaaaaaa daaaaaaaaaaaaaaa

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two independent weigh-in's as usual..


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PostPosted: Fri Sep 07, 2012 1:49 pm 
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GT-Steve wrote:
I assume you mean the lack of gears?


yes. :lol:

love the yellow & red.


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