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Ultegra 10 speed. (don't have enough coin for DA)
Mavic Ksyrium SL Tubulars with Challenge Grifo 32s for racing
Mavic Open Pro on DA hubs with Michelin Sprints for training and dirt road riding
Thomson stem and post
San Marco ERA Ti saddle
Deda Super Natural Bars
Avid 6 brakes for now, may try the new Tektro (SP) brakes though


I'm pretty excited I had an IF years ago, but it was a little too long for me, now with the custom aspect, I could get the right TT length. I'm stoked!!

I just waxed it, and hope to build tonight. Pics to follow for sure!!
 

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Tonights progress...

Well, this is what I got done tonight. I could work longer on it, but it's already after 10, so I'll pick up again tomorrow after work. I should finish tomorrow for sure. So far, no major problems, well none that are the frames fault, I set up the brake housing and realized it was a little too short, but I can redo that tomorrow before I wrap the bars. One thing that always gets me is how to run the housing...

Here's the pics..
 

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Working with IF was great! It's always scary ordering custom though. I feel we hit the size right on the head. Any smaller though and I'd probably have problems, but I think it should rock.

First race of the year when ever that is for the debut.

Yes, white handlebar tape is a must!

I'll work on some picks. Thought of carbon fork, but too much $$$ for my budget, so I went with steel. It's what I had before and I know it'll be comfy.
 

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The build is complete!!!

So I finally got her completed. Came out really nice. I'm gonna have to go with the FSA seatpost to get a little more set back, and may go with an FSA stem just because I've got one so it'll be more uniform looking. I took her around the block a few times tonight. As pictured, she's 20.4lbs, but that's with everything stock, no ti bolts and some super heavy flat proof tires. I figure when I ti bold it out, change to the FSA stuff and put on my tubulars, I should have her near 18lbs. That's fine with me, I'm no light weight myself, so it'll be all good. Enjoy the pics and I welcome your comments!
 
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