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    If the reply was for me, I already have super record on my Colnago, I am waiting for the Ui2 upgrade kit, so the crankset has to be there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by coolmingli View Post
    If the reply was for me, I already have super record on my Colnago, I am waiting for the Ui2 upgrade kit, so the crankset has to be there.
    there are countless cranksets that would work just fine with ultegra di2 without looking miserable in the process. that said, ultegra di2 derailleurs are ugly too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spookeay Bird View Post
    Still working on it.
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    Thanks for the comment, I am new to cycling, I had never been on a bike until March this year, I have to have my feet touch the ground, I am always worry I may fall, and the Pinarello size 54 is big, more like 56, that takes away some of the saddle height, but I am learning to get on and get off the bike without sitting in the saddle. The bar is a standard Most bar with integrated stem, I agree with you on the wheels, I may find something else when the budge allows.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Yaniel View Post
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    I'm sure I missed some stuff, so do your worst.
    Mismatched black shifter cable and white brake cable housing...?

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    Quote Originally Posted by thirdgenbird View Post
    there are countless cranksets that would work just fine with ultegra di2 without looking miserable in the process. that said, ultegra di2 derailleurs are ugly too.
    I know, I like the Most crankset for the look, but I am worry about the comparability with the Ui2 system.

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    Quote Originally Posted by coolmingli View Post




    2011 paris with ultegra 6700 and ec 90 sl wheelset, personally, i think the bike looks fine, but not hot, i don't know what's wrong with it, any suggestions that can make it sizzling hot?
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    Quote Originally Posted by coolmingli View Post
    I know, I like the Most crankset for the look, but I am worry about the comparability with the Ui2 system.
    1. there is not a compatibility issue but not all cranks have rings that are machined as well as shimanos. i hear stronglight rings are great.

    2. it is not "ui2" the d does not stand for dura-ace. dura ace wasnt even the first di2 group:


    3. enough babble. show us the super record

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    Quote Originally Posted by coolmingli View Post




    2011 Paris with Ultegra 6700 and EC 90 SL wheelset, personally, I think the bike looks fine, but not hot, I don't know what's wrong with it, any suggestions that can make it sizzling hot?
    A thing of unbelievable hotness. Slam the stem though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by surgeonstone View Post
    A thing of unbelievable hotness. Slam the stem though.
    Need to flip the stem as well and flatten out the handlebar stem angle. Great bike though, I covet.

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    Quote Originally Posted by thirdgenbird View Post
    3. enough babble. show us the super record
    I changed the handlebar on my Colnago, it has internal cable routing, I disassemble all the cables, I am having hard time to put them together, I will spend some times on it next week.

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    Quote Originally Posted by surgeonstone View Post
    Need to flip the stem as well and flatten out the handlebar stem angle. Great bike though, I covet.
    This is Most Talon handlebar with integrated stem, can't flip it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by coolmingli View Post
    This is Most Talon handlebar with integrated stem, can't flip it.
    you "can" but i wouldnt advise it. integrated backup bars anyone?

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    Quote Originally Posted by coolmingli View Post
    This is Most Talon handlebar with integrated stem, can't flip it.
    Just looked the Talon's. Beautiful, really cool. How do you like them.

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    Finally got a new photo of my bike sporting 7900:


    I have a pair of Easton EC-90SLs with the same colour scheme (black with red/white decals) but they're in storage for the winter right now:


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    Quote Originally Posted by coolmingli View Post




    2011 Paris with Ultegra 6700 and EC 90 SL wheelset, personally, I think the bike looks fine, but not hot, I don't know what's wrong with it, any suggestions that can make it sizzling hot?
    Hot

    ..but...SO...MANY...LOGOS!!!!

    Strip the EC90's of their decals.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gw280 View Post
    Finally got a new photo of my bike sporting 7900:


    I have a pair of Easton EC-90SLs with the same colour scheme (black with red/white decals) but they're in storage for the winter right now:

    [IMG]http://vm.gwright.org.uk/eMG]
    hotttt i love scott bikes

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    Quote Originally Posted by coolmingli View Post




    2011 Paris with Ultegra 6700 and EC 90 SL wheelset, personally, I think the bike looks fine, but not hot, I don't know what's wrong with it, any suggestions that can make it sizzling hot?
    I think it looks pretty hot.

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    Quote Originally Posted by coolmingli View Post


    2011 Paris with Ultegra 6700 and EC 90 SL wheelset, personally, I think the bike looks fine, but not hot, I don't know what's wrong with it, any suggestions that can make it sizzling hot?
    Remove the spacers, and cut the steerer, remove the wheel stickers, change the crankset, or possibly the entire group. White hoods would probably look nice on that bicycle as well. As you say it is fine, but those changes would make it hot, so not for now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mike F View Post
    I think it looks pretty hot.
    With a bike that nice it is just nitpicking at this point. There is always room for improvements and that is what most of us were offering.
    I may be fat but I'm slow enough to make up for it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Soloist Assassin View Post
    Remove the spacers, and cut the steerer, remove the wheel stickers, change the crankset, or possibly the entire group. White hoods would probably look nice on that bicycle as well. As you say it is fine, but those changes would make it hot, so not for now.
    Whats wrong with the cranks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by surgeonstone View Post
    Whats wrong with the cranks.
    There's a general reckoning amongst BF regulars that Shimano cranks look like giant octopi. I personally think the 7900 cranks look great, but everyone has their own opinion

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    Quote Originally Posted by Soloist Assassin View Post
    Remove the spacers, and cut the steerer, remove the wheel stickers, change the crankset, or possibly the entire group. White hoods would probably look nice on that bicycle as well. As you say it is fine, but those changes would make it hot, so not for now.
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