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Old 09-11-15, 02:28 PM
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have you consider CAMPY EPS
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Old 09-11-15, 02:44 PM
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Originally Posted by softreset View Post
Bars and stem in photo? Trying to build up a threaded system and having a hard find quality choices and that looks pretty solid!
The stem is a Cinelli 1A, and the bars are Soma Highway One.
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Old 09-11-15, 03:09 PM
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Originally Posted by growlerdinky View Post
The stem is a Cinelli 1A, and the bars are Soma Highway One.
Excellent, thank you!
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Old 09-11-15, 03:57 PM
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Mine if it helps....
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Any electronic group on a classic frame would make it a unique ride.
It would be awesome if it was internal cabling.
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Old 09-11-15, 04:12 PM
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Originally Posted by c0lnago View Post
Mine if it helps....
I think this bike looks awesome... However, I still think a silver Athena bike with silver hoops would also look great too.

I've been meaning to build up a steel frameset I got in the spring, and I got impatient and bought a black alloy Athena gruppo when I saw a really good deal on it a few months ago. I probably should've waited for the silver gruppo to go on sale since I ended up not building it yet.
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Old 09-11-15, 07:23 PM
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Originally Posted by SSRI View Post
Any electronic group on a classic frame would make it a unique ride.
It would be awesome if it was internal cabling.
I may actually try that... I do have a extra Ultegra Di2 Groupset and some white electrical tape
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Old 09-11-15, 07:26 PM
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Originally Posted by c0lnago View Post
Mine if it helps....
very, very nice. where did you get the clonago seatpost?
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Old 09-11-15, 09:10 PM
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Originally Posted by rxpusher View Post
very, very nice. where did you get the clonago seatpost?
WrenchScience sourced the parts.
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Old 09-12-15, 03:34 AM
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I went classic + silver 11 speed and 2006 crankset and constantly get compliments. Rode it the last two years for la Marmotte...


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Old 09-12-15, 08:49 AM
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Classic is good.

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Old 09-12-15, 09:34 AM
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that is like Sophie's choice... I honestly don't know. I know you prefer money left out of the equation, but that is the only way I could decide... if I had the dough, SR, if not, Athena... both look so fantastic. If money truly doesn't matter, buy another frame and do both!
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I vote for classic, retromod could be nice except for the wheels. Low profile rims look much better on classic frames IMO.
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If you are going modern, why screw around with the "old" electronic shifting.

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Old 09-14-15, 11:17 AM
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Originally Posted by garciawork View Post
.... If money truly doesn't matter, buy another frame and do both!
I wish... the SR is within my initial budget that I put aside for this build. If I get the Athena, the money would just go towards another build.
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Old 09-14-15, 11:39 AM
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Originally Posted by kingfishr View Post
I went classic + silver 11 speed and 2006 crankset and constantly get compliments. Rode it the last two years for la Marmotte...

very sweet... what wheel set is that?
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Originally Posted by rxpusher View Post
very sweet... what wheel set is that?
H plus son tb14 + novatec hubs and CX Ray spokes
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Old 09-30-15, 01:06 PM
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so, I've decided... here's a preview of the build

the rear wheel is not the final wheel that's going on the bike. It's just so I can get the chain on

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That looks slick! Great frame, it would've built up beautiful either way. Looks like a 50x50 cm frame? Jealous as heck ovah heeyah...
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Originally Posted by rxpusher View Post
so, I've decided... here's a preview of the build

the rear wheel is not the final wheel that's going on the bike. It's just so I can get the chain on

Thats going to be fantastic
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Old 09-30-15, 01:25 PM
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Originally Posted by milkbaby View Post
That looks slick! Great frame, it would've built up beautiful either way. Looks like a 50x50 cm frame? Jealous as heck ovah heeyah...
Yeah, it's a 50 frame... can only put one cage on the bike cause it's so damn small.
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Originally Posted by rxpusher View Post
so, I've decided... here's a preview of the build

the rear wheel is not the final wheel that's going on the bike. It's just so I can get the chain on

Sweet build, but I wished you kept your original steel fork. That thing is beautiful. The new fat carbon one doesn't look right with the thin classic frame.
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Old 09-30-15, 04:46 PM
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I still got it, but it's so nice I don't want to cut it...
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Sram e-tap?

Campagnolo is the only choice, and carbon fiber should be avoided.

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new rebuilt

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