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Old 09-17-12, 12:41 PM   #9926
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Old 09-17-12, 01:43 PM   #9927
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Dig the colors on the pro-lite, might debadge the wheels to clean it up a bit and add an all black saddle.
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Old 09-17-12, 01:54 PM   #9928
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Bar tape on that Pro-Lite is an abomination.
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Old 09-17-12, 02:22 PM   #9929
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Hope you like my Cannondale CAAD10 "Team Edition"

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Old 09-17-12, 02:23 PM   #9930
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Added a zero setback seat post and matching 130mm stem. New today= Praxis Works chainrings

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Old 09-17-12, 03:18 PM   #9931
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Old 09-17-12, 04:09 PM   #9932
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Very cool but it needs more crazyness in the back end, maybe stickers all over the stays or seat tube to balance out the front end... Love the bartape!!!
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Old 09-17-12, 08:05 PM   #9933
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I like the original wheels better, they matched the bike better. The red tape should be white. Not sure the black headset matches as well as a white one would either.
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Old 09-18-12, 07:22 AM   #9934
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I like the original wheels better, they matched the bike better. The red tape should be white. Not sure the black headset matches as well as a white one would either.
agreed, white bar tape is a must.
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Old 09-18-12, 07:40 AM   #9935
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My buddy's litespeed and my Manocoque at the lake they filled Friday the 13th at. (Crystal lake) Real life it is Sand Pond.
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Old 09-18-12, 08:22 AM   #9936
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Fitzik glossy white or possibly red tap - since your saddle is white I'd start with white tape. Also need the seat post and stem to match IMO. And take the seat bag off.
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Old 09-18-12, 09:33 AM   #9937
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Dig the colors on the pro-lite, might debadge the wheels to clean it up a bit and add an all black saddle.
Funny you should say that


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Gathering stickers to do the seat and chain stays.
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Old 09-18-12, 10:51 AM   #9938
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VERY HOT!! Well done..
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Old 09-18-12, 11:13 AM   #9939
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Yes hot. Except the handlebar tape....or is that a tribute to Chris Anker Sørensen when he cut up his fingers in the TdF?
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destickered wheels and new black tape. thinking about a new lighter fork, and getting the frame powdercoated matte black. maybe red black chainrings too
Understated, but still HOT. I'd go with the black chainrings too.

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Added a zero setback seat post and matching 130mm stem. New today= Praxis Works chainrings

Nicely done. HOT.
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Old 09-18-12, 07:44 PM   #9941
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Nicely done. HOT.

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Old 09-18-12, 07:45 PM   #9942
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Old 09-18-12, 11:32 PM   #9943
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Old 09-18-12, 11:34 PM   #9944
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Old 09-18-12, 11:47 PM   #9945
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Yes hot. Except the handlebar tape....
It's an SRAM "Make the Leap" tape. Kind of a reminder of the "Red" components on the bike

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or is that a tribute to Chris Anker Sørensen when he cut up his fingers in the TdF?
Nice one. But Sørensen would look bad on a Liquigas bike
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A friend of mine just started a frame building company (Runout Industries) and so I commissioned a custom titanium frame from him. The geometry is based on a KHS Flite 800 (prior to this my "best bike" frame), but with an extended head tube, and a PF30 bottom bracket.

I swapped the components (Campagnolo Centaur) from the KHS, and this is the result. Am I happy? Oh, yeah....
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Old 09-19-12, 03:54 PM   #9947
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A friend of mine just started a frame building company (Runout Industries) and so I commissioned a custom titanium frame from him. The geometry is based on a KHS Flite 800 (prior to this my "best bike" frame), but with an extended head tube, and a PF30 bottom bracket.

I swapped the components (Campagnolo Centaur) from the KHS, and this is the result. Am I happy? Oh, yeah....


Interesting. It looks like an almost cyclocross geometry right? May I ask what are the dimensions (top tube and seat tube measurements)of the frame?
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Old 09-19-12, 04:35 PM   #9948
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Interesting. It looks like an almost cyclocross geometry right? May I ask what are the dimensions (top tube and seat tube measurements)of the frame?
You can find the geometry on page 15 of this document (mine is the 56cm): http://www.khsbicycles.com/Images/Ge...S_geometry.pdf

It's been interesting riding the new build because I can compare it so closely with the old one (on the KHS frame). The new frame feels a little smoother on rough pavement than the KHS did (although the KHS was/is very nice). The big PF30 bottom bracket is stiffer/less flexy than the old one, and feels like it transmits more power back through the bike. I've ridden the bike up and down some decent hills, and it goes up faster than the old one, and comes down very predictably (no shimmy or wobble at all).

This is my first custom built frame (after many years of cycling!) and it's doing exactly what I wanted it to so far.

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Old 09-19-12, 07:25 PM   #9949
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A friend of mine just started a frame building company (Runout Industries) and so I commissioned a custom titanium frame from him. The geometry is based on a KHS Flite 800 (prior to this my "best bike" frame), but with an extended head tube, and a PF30 bottom bracket.



I swapped the components (Campagnolo Centaur) from the KHS, and this is the result. Am I happy? Oh, yeah....
Love the smooth lines on the titanium frame. Not liking the "extended" head tube though - sticks out like a sore thumb. And if I were you I'd change the stem.

Other than that, nice looking bike
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Old 09-19-12, 08:57 PM   #9950
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Like I said. Long live the king.



jk - was hunting a snowy egret on the way home. He didn't show up so I took some shots with the DSLR of the bike.
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