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    New urgent help caad10 105 upgrade???

    Hey guys i have a 2013 caad10 105 road bike looking to upgrade. Should i start with good pro set of wheels or components? I do alot of racing, competing, uphill, and flat. Will be competing very soon. I want my caad10 to meet its standards with other pro level bikes

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    Start with Zipp 303's, then upgrade the group to Ultegra Di2.

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    Wheels dude...go deep.
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    Find the biggest hill in your area. Ride up and down it repeatedly til you puke. Next day ride 60 easy miles. Then do the hill again. On weekends ride with the local club's fast group. Do this for a few months. Enter a race. Report back.

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    Engine first. When you are losing by mere seconds with a finely tuned engine then maybe it's the bike. Until then, it's you.

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    ...what makes this urgent, exactly ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by 3alarmer View Post
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    ...what makes this urgent, exactly ?
    well, he said he does 'a lot of racing'. Maybe he means that he treats everything as a race... everything.

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    Hey I've got wheels for sale...so you need those. They are perfect for you!
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    Quote Originally Posted by goenrdoug View Post
    well, he said he does 'a lot of racing'. Maybe he means that he treats everything as a race... everything.
    Well he's not competing yet. But soon. Very soon.

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    Quote Originally Posted by goenrdoug View Post
    well, he said he does 'a lot of racing'. Maybe he means that he treats everything as a race... everything.
    Quote Originally Posted by rebel1916 View Post
    Well he's not competing yet. But soon. Very soon.
    OP is confused. And by putting the cart before the horse, racing will more difficult.
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    I too, am in CAT6, see you on the MUP.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Homebrew01 View Post
    OP is confused. And by putting the cart before the horse, racing will more difficult.
    ...is this the proper forum for matters pertaining to horse cart racing ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by goenrdoug View Post
    well, he said he does 'a lot of racing'. Maybe he means that he treats everything as a race... everything.
    1 minute wonder

    Maybe OP should just get a new bike....


    But I support new wheels and carbon seatpost/stem/bars. Then mechanical DA all round and a carbon frame.

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    Better yet. Sell that POS for scrap and get a top of the line carrot bike.
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