- Birthday Present new build (road bike).
That’s quite possibly the coolest looking road bike I’ve seen.
Struggling to find fault with the brickwork/pointing/drive etc as well, you could have at least shot it next to a dodgy fence panel to give us something to pick fault with cause I can’t find anything on the bike!Posted 4 years agoMulletus MaximusMember
Bloody hell ChunkyMTB, chill out! The clue to that comment was in the emoticon at the end. 🙄
For the record, I think it’s a lovely bike and I have no problem with what groupsets are used with any bikes. It was just an off the cuff comment that I made in the true fashion of STW. I’m sure had I not made it someone else would have come along with a similar comment.Posted 4 years agoashfanmanMember
Very nice. Which Ksyriums are those, the SLR?
R-SYS SLRs, aren’t they?
That bike is STUNNING. The silver of the DA does stand out against all the black (Ultegra or a Campag groupset might blend in a bit better), but I can’t even imagine how nice that would be to ride. Beautiful. 🙂
EDIT: Did you consider the C59 disc?Posted 4 years agoTiRedMember
Lovely bike. For added carbon and yellow, you need 12nM KEO Blade pedals. I also think you need to fit a shorter stem and rotate the shifters down slightly so the tops are horizontal. At the moment, you’ll struggle to use them on the drops. I’ve been impressed with the Mavic tyres on my Ksyriums.
And fit some Arundel carbon bottle cages for extra bling.Posted 4 years ago
The only thing wrong with that bike is that it leaves no room for aspirational purchases 😀 It’s already the best of the best. I guess you’ll have to console yourself with riding it!
It is very very nice. I like fishing tackle especially when it works so well. Campagnolo may be Italian but like the Italians it only ever works half the time and even then its only on their terms 😀
“Change gear godamnit”Posted 4 years ago
“A sure, I willa changea gear maybe tomorrow. Is a ok by you?”
Quick update,ItPosted 4 years ago
s a 48 sloping and I cant take credit for the valves and logo alignment. I bought a pait of Veloflex tyres to put straight on the Ksyrium SLR wheels,but the Mavic tyres seem better than I thought they would be.
The brakes are superb,without a doubt the best road brakes I`ve ever used.
The front mech Is a faff to get spot on,and the only upgrade I fancy is a Fizik R1 saddle over the Arione cx I`ve swiped off another bike.
Thanks for the comments.solariderSubscriber
Beautiful. Just beautiful.
I would suggest a set on Enve 3.4s on it when you fancy splashing some more cash. Anything deeper would look out of place on such a small frame. But you will have to look hard and spend a lot to save much weight from the Mavics.
Personally I would have gone Di2. Pure extravagence, absolutely no need for it, but once you go electronic, you won’t go back. And with the hidden battery options, it looks slicker than mechanical these days.
Nit picking though. You must be chuffed with that.Posted 4 years ago
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