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    Quote Originally Posted by milkbaby View Post
    Neo-retro hottt... though for some reason I think other wheels would be hotter, the fulcrums just don't seem to look right to me clashing with the frame color...
    Here's a shot with a set of Wolber profile 20's (tubs) on DA 7400 hubs ( just don't have a front tire at the moment)

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    Besides the green Fizik tape thats left to wrap on, OT Comp One crankset, KMC DLC-black 11 sp chain, Veloflex Masters... this build is done.

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    Quote Originally Posted by primov8 View Post
    Besides the green Fizik tape thats left to wrap on, OT Comp One crankset, KMC DLC-black 11 sp chain, Veloflex Masters... this build is done.

    Stunningly hot, love the green.

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    Thanks everyone for the kind words!!!! The SL4 is a great bike!

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    Quote Originally Posted by primov8 View Post
    Besides the green Fizik tape thats left to wrap on, OT Comp One crankset, KMC DLC-black 11 sp chain, Veloflex Masters... this build is done.

    It has always been great, but you finally landed on how I would build it.

    how was over torque?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Paulfs67 View Post
    Here's a shot with a set of Wolber profile 20's (tubs) on DA 7400 hubs ( just don't have a front tire at the moment)

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    HOT Retro bike. I usually like my Retro bikes with DT shifters, but this one looks very well done.

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    Veloflex - my favorite tires so far. Amazing grip and ride quality.
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    Quote Originally Posted by raudi View Post
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    My 2013 Kestrel Talon.

    Not.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Doostur View Post
    My 2014 Specialized Tarmac SL4 build. Weighing in at 14.6 pounds. I would replace my seat for something lighter but its just too damm comfy to shave a few ounces.




    Stealth heat!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by speling_champ View Post
    It looks better outside in the natural night, but my photography skills suck and couldn't get a good picture. I just finished building it a few weeks ago, and I'm really enjoying it. So much lighter and a lot more stiff than my old 2004 Fuji Pro.

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    Lots and lots of logos but somehow they all work pretty well together= HOT.

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    I'm sure it's great to ride but that Fondriest is meh.
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    Quote Originally Posted by robbyville View Post
    Stunningly hot, love the green.
    Thanks. And to think I was very close to sending the frameset out to get custom painted. But I'm keeping it the way it is.


    Quote Originally Posted by thirdgenbird View Post
    It has always been great, but you finally landed on how I would build it.
    how was over torque?
    Thank you.
    Although the OT cranksets require proprietary tools for install/removal, nothing difficult about it. I actually posted up a thread here showing how I was able to install it with and without its preload ring.
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    Tarmac is hot until you see the DeRosa. Love the De Rosa but GREEN bartape?? Really? It' looks really good in black.

    I don't know, looking back, that's got to be one of the best looking Tarmac's on here. Very niiiiiiice.

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    Quote Originally Posted by primov8 View Post
    Besides the green Fizik tape thats left to wrap on, OT Comp One crankset, KMC DLC-black 11 sp chain, Veloflex Masters... this build is done.

    Hot. Have you considered double wrapping the bar tape with black to it's sorta pin-stripped with black and green.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kcollier5 View Post
    Tarmac is hot until you see the DeRosa. Love the De Rosa but GREEN bartape?? Really? It' looks really good in black.
    Thanks. I thought about the Handlebra leather bar tape in black but I really like the Fizik apple green tape I had on the previous handlebar.


    Quote Originally Posted by Dheorl View Post
    Hot. Have you considered double wrapping the bar tape with black to it's sorta pin-stripped with black and green.
    Thanks. But a no on the multi-colored bar tape look.
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    Quote Originally Posted by primov8 View Post

    Thanks. But a no on the multi-colored bar tape look.
    I was thinking largely black with literally like 1 mm stripe of green. I think pure green bars will be too much but hey, it's your bike .

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    Quote Originally Posted by Doostur View Post
    My 2014 Specialized Tarmac SL4 build. Weighing in at 14.6 pounds. I would replace my seat for something lighter but its just too damm comfy to shave a few ounces.




    Not.

    Not a fan of the handle bars or seat post and just too generic in general for my liking.

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    Quote Originally Posted by primov8 View Post
    Besides the green Fizik tape thats left to wrap on, OT Comp One crankset, KMC DLC-black 11 sp chain, Veloflex Masters... this build is done.

    One of my all time favorite bikes!!! Seeing this picture confirms that I will be going with a black chain also. So HOT

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    Hot.

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    De Rosa hot

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    This iteration of the DeRosa, I like gumwalls and I like green accents, but not at the same time.
    "I tried being reasonable, I didn‘t like it."

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    I really like the Derosa.

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    Similar thoughts as gc3. I've recently come to really like gum wall tires, however, they look best on all black rims, i.e. carbon. Put on some all black tires and it will be hot. For now it's a Not for me.

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    Race ready set up. (excuse the saddle bag - took this during a ride) Only other thing needed is a Sram YAW derailleur to eliminate some of the chain rub. Other than that everything is on point.


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    New wheels. Not sure how I feel about the decals.


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