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Old 08-13-10, 07:52 PM   #1
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2010 CX build - Specialized Crux

Frame should be here in early September.. just in time for the first race that I already signed up for

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This might be epic. Post results please.
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Solid. Breeng eet!
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This might be epic. Post results please.
Hopefully! Just need frame, brakes, and FD.
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Uhh... change of plans. Will be a Soma.
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Uhhh....er.....I just ordered a Ridley Crossbow...
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Agreed. Please delete thread. What disappoint.
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Why is it a disappoint? I'm still building up a cross race bike.. I just ordered a frame different from the one in the title. Eesh. It should be here early next week.

Frame. Not complete bike. Sorry, but I don't get what the problem is.
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Oh, you didn't say frame. Sounded like you just ordered a complete bike which would have been a disappointment to those reading this thread. In this case, please proceed!!
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Oh, sorry. Nope. I ordered a Ridley framset.
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Stock photo.. should be here monday/tuesday. Was going to be friday but there was a sizing mix up.



Also, does anyone know what the little white thing right above/behind the BB is?
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Blue is my least favorite color on a bike, but that is a good looking frame.
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I have two blue bikes so I wasn't going to do it again, but I like it too. Not sure how the green tape will look on it..
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Also, does anyone know what the little white thing right above/behind the BB is?
It's a cable pulley so you can use a bottom-pull front derailleur with top-mounted cables.
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It's a cable pulley so you can use a bottom-pull front derailleur with top-mounted cables.
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I'm kinda thinkin that neon green wraps aren't gonna go so well with that frame color.?.?.
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I'm kinda thinkin that neon green wraps aren't gonna go so well with that frame color.?.?.
I agree. But that's the color I want, so whatever, haha.
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Got some STX calipers. Frame monday..
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Here she is!

I'm envious.

What size is she, and what size crux would you have ridden?

I ask because I normally ride a 54, and would on crux, but in ridley's I seem to be a 48 which I find shocking.
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I'm envious.

What size is she, and what size crux would you have ridden?

I ask because I normally ride a 54, and would on crux, but in ridley's I seem to be a 48 which I find shocking.
It's a 56, but big. I have about 1 cm of standover height, seat tube and reach are perfect. I would have gotten the same size in a crux.

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Nice to see it all assembled and ready to go. Now, can you please do it again with the Crux as promised?
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