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My new calfee arrived today...

Old 07-29-08, 02:50 PM
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My new calfee arrived today...

Luna Pro frame w/easton ec70 fork.

Not the lightest frameset, in fact heavier than my Fuji Team SL (Aluminum frame w/fuji fork) but I don't particularly care.

Fork was 530g
Frame w/CK headset was 1350g


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Beautiful. Calfees are the prettiest frames made, IMO of course.
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That's hot.
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Welcome to the wonderful world of Calfee. You'll soon be wondering why you ever bothered to ride anything else.
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the "subtley brag about your big assed tv" thread is that way, bro...

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nice. love the matte "raw" carbon look.
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The Calfee is the only bike frame I've seen that looks light. If you know what I mean.
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So what did that 86 year old receive, anyways?

Nice bike, btw...
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Hah, I just got a frame to replace my Fuji SL as well. The Fuji is superlight, but at a price...my fillings.
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Originally Posted by sp00ki
the "subtley brag about your big assed tv" thread is that way, bro...

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i thought it was a poster in the bg
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Sexy as hell.
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You guys crack me up lol.. TV isn't that big, it's cheaper than the frame

Total price shipped for fork/frame/headset was < 1100, brand new. I had been looking at Parlee's prior to finding this gem but to be honest this was too good of a deal to pass up. That and it'll be a long time before I would do a Parlee justice.

The FUJI Team SL will be stripped down to build the calfee up. I still need a couple parts to finish the build (new bars, thinking easton EA70 aero/ergo), waiting for the front derailleur to arrive, and need to get some barrel adjusters for it.

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I still need a couple parts to finish the build (new bars, thinking easton EA70 aero/ergo)
i would seriously spend a couple of days watching chainlove.com.
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that's totally hawt!!

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Originally Posted by paul_858
Luna Pro frame w/easton ec70 fork.

Not the lightest frameset, in fact heavier than my Fuji Team SL (Aluminum frame w/fuji fork) but I don't particularly care.

Fork was 530g
Frame w/CK headset was 1350g


i have been looking @ calfee also and i am on the verge of buying one
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Holy crap that is sweet. Enjoy!
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a few other fun shots...





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Beautiful!
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Does the Wesley Palms Retirement Community have it's own news channel?

Nice bike.
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those drop out are nice.
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one cool thing about calfees is you know it can be fixed no matter what kind of damage you do to it.
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I hate to be the one to ask, but approximately what did that frame/fork/headset cost you? I absolutely love the frame.
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Originally Posted by mloywhite
I hate to be the one to ask, but approximately what did that frame/fork/headset cost you? I absolutely love the frame.
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Total price shipped for fork/frame/headset was < 1100, brand new. I had been looking at Parlee's prior to finding this gem but to be honest this was too good of a deal to pass up. That and it'll be a long time before I would do a Parlee justice.
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Another build... Think we'll have it put together for Saturday's ride?
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