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YEAH!!!

Its here my BMC SLX01 has arrived. Will take it in to the shop tomorrow to have them start working on it. Taking the handle bar and stem from my ORCA.

Hope to have it done sometime this week!!! All the parts are already at the shop!!!

Jim :D
 

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Wow the first known SLX living in the wild. Pictures and a review once you get some miles on her, particularly how it compares to your Orca.
 

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Here is what my setup should be like.
Stem: Stella Azzurra GPA 4.8
Bar: Stella Azzurra Tirreno
Crank: Stella Azzurra Rapido
Groupo: Campy Chorus
Wheels: Campy EURUS in silver
Brake: KoolStop
Seat: Have not decided yet.
 

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Hey JimmyORCA ever get you SLX built up? How does it ride? You have the only know bike, inquiring minds want to know
 

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Here is a preview of the bike, will have more pics later on next week when I am done upgrading it. Think about changing the wheels from EURUS to maybe reynolds DV46C and some other stuff I might be taking off my Orca. Thats my Blue 09 Orca in the back ground.
 

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Handling is great, as most reviews say it is better for flats and downhills. I liked my Orca better for climbing, but I am weak so I think as I get better I will like this bike better. The only problem I had was with the new seat post takes a few times to get it to click and stay put.
 

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Where are the reviews posted? I've googled it and only found one or two sites that have any information, they are bike sales sites?
I suck at hills so I hear you brother!!!!
 

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I forgot the actual weight of it now, I can get it weighed on tuesday when my bike shop opens. I did change the bike out completely.
Currently running
2008 Campagnolo Record CT group
Stem: Stella Azzurra GPA 4.8
Bar: Stella Azzurra Tirreno
Wheels: Reynolds DV46C with Swiss Stop Pads
Tires: Conti Triathele 700C x 23 a little heavier but great tires.

Jim
 

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The Reynolds wheels weigh only 1405grams so its not that much more than what I had Shamal Ultra Ti wheels on it.
 

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I still have it, just changed from Campy to the new Dura Ace 7900 setup. Very good bike no problems at all, sometime a pain the adjust the seat tube. Still love this bike.
 
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