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    Quote Originally Posted by Silvercivic27 View Post
    Meh, needs EPS and Boras.
    This.

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    Quote Originally Posted by thirdgenbird View Post
    What doesnt?
    And this.

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    (Phone pic)

    What color bar tape/hoods? Blue, black, white?
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    Quote Originally Posted by matthewk459 View Post
    Attachment 345882

    c59 - Enve - Di2
    Hot.

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    Quote Originally Posted by retrac1324 View Post


    (Phone pic)

    What color bar tape/hoods? Blue, black, white?
    Black.

    i think the cages and cable housing is just enough color. Hot.

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    Quote Originally Posted by matthewk459 View Post
    Attachment 345882

    c59 - Enve - Di2
    Hot

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ghost Ryder View Post
    Classic!
    Duct tape is a Canadians answer for anything that's broke.
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    Hey guys, lets go play bikes!

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    Old school frame/fork = old school hot - but none of the rest.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SpeshulEd View Post
    Hey look, its your new jersey!
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    lemond = not hot

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    Quote Originally Posted by retrac1324 View Post


    (Phone pic)

    What color bar tape/hoods? Blue, black, white?
    My opinion here...

    Switch out the bar tape to black. I dont luke the aesthetics of thise bars. They are too ergo for my liking. The cages are a different blue than the blue on the frame so that is a no no in my eyes. If you're gonna match up colors they need to be exact, otherwise it looks horrible. So I would swap those out for black cages as well, though you could do white if you wanted.

    Not

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    Quote Originally Posted by bianchi10 View Post
    My opinion here...

    Switch out the bar tape to black. I dont luke the aesthetics of thise bars. They are too ergo for my liking. The cages are a different blue than the blue on the frame so that is a no no in my eyes. If you're gonna match up colors they need to be exact, otherwise it looks horrible. So I would swap those out for black cages as well, though you could do white if you wanted.

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    Thanks, bought the bike like that used. I'll probably keep the cages and double wrap black tape on top. Bars do look weird but feel nice

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    Quote Originally Posted by bianchi10 View Post
    My opinion here...

    Switch out the bar tape to black. I dont luke the aesthetics of thise bars. They are too ergo for my liking. The cages are a different blue than the blue on the frame so that is a no no in my eyes. If you're gonna match up colors they need to be exact, otherwise it looks horrible. So I would swap those out for black cages as well, though you could do white if you wanted.

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    A note I would like to add: The saddle is too far forward. The bars are too ergo for me also. Check your computer pickup. S-Works are hard to get love in this forum. Just my thoughts, so get out and ride!
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    Quote Originally Posted by matthewk459 View Post
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    c59 - Enve - Di2
    The Colnago is hot. Clearly, it would be hotter with EPS (and without the valve caps).

    Something like this:




    We all wish we could have a set of Boras. I can't fault the Enve decision. For my next bike.


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    primov8's Boras are very hot. I did a lot of hand wringing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by matthewk459 View Post
    Both stunning, I was really close to building that same DeRosa, Di2 of course..
    I'm looking forward to adding another De Rosa, favorably the SuperKing 888 in the near future. EPS of course.

    Although I'd strongly consider a C59 Italia in the blk/yellow colors as well when that time comes.


    Quote Originally Posted by sbxx1985 View Post
    primov8's Boras are very hot. I did a lot of hand wringing.
    Thanks. I bought the Bora Ones from Ribble earlier in the year when they had a sale. I paid 844.97, shipped to NYC and I still regret not buying a 2nd pair as I haven't seen it ever go back to that price.

    But can't go wrong with Enves either. Anyone looking for a top tier wheelset with custom options, Enves would be my first choice. The 65s I previously had for almost two years were great wheels, durable and trued only once after hitting an unavoidable pothole. I sold the 3T wheelset that I had on the De Rosa last month and the Enve 6.7s w/ Tune 170 hubs would be the perfect wheelset to replace that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ghost Ryder View Post
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    hahaha, pretty close actually!
    Hey guys, lets go play bikes!

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    Quote Originally Posted by primov8 View Post
    Anyone looking for a top tier wheelset with custom options, Enves would be my first choice. The 65s I previously had for almost two years were great wheels, durable and trued only once after hitting an unavoidable pothole. I sold the 3T wheelset that I had on the De Rosa last month and the Enve 6.7s w/ Tune 170 hubs would be the perfect wheelset to replace that.
    Both times I've been in a position to buy Boras, I went with Enve. I chose the 1.45s over the Boras recently. A few other considerations, but weight was excellent and I could use the CK R45s.

    Rob built these a few years ago. Alchemy ELF/ORC, CX Rays. 1529g.


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    Quote Originally Posted by matthewk459 View Post
    I knew this one was coming. And I did think about EPS and Bora, but I really couldn't get my head around components made in Romania being any more of a fit than those made in Japan and America. Since it seems we're surely talking about geography rather than function or technology.

    But, in all seriousness, the Di2 hoods feel better in my hand and that was really all that mattered to me. Is there really a debate that EPS functions better than Di2 or vise-versa?
    I was just messin with you.

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    Here goes! Attachment 346136



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    getting banned from trollheim. does that mean you win?

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    Quote Originally Posted by londonflu View Post
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