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My Look 595 w/ Sram Red

Old 06-18-11, 04:52 PM
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My Look 595 w/ Sram Red

I love this freaking bike. After some trial and error I finally have it set up how I want. I'm not changing a thing at this point..just going to ride the tires off it all summer long. Today was my first serious ride since installing the Sram Red gruppo and I couldn't be any happier with its performance.

I really really really like this bike and plan on keeping it for a long long time. I just wanted to show it off a bit now that it's in its final form factor. Sorry for the crappy pics. Enjoy.













There's nothing sexier than a lugged carbon frame!

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Old 06-18-11, 05:01 PM
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ooo purrrrdy
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Old 06-18-11, 05:06 PM
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:thumbsup: looks really light too!
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Really pretty bike. Congrats, enjoy it!
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I like! I am very partial to red bikes.
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Sweetness!
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Nice, but you need matching red tires too.
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fantastic looking ride!
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Old 06-18-11, 08:38 PM
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Definitely a keeper. I like that frameset so much, I might buy a NOS one in a few years for sentimental reasons.
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Thanks for the compliments! I actually have a very nice and barely used Reynolds mv32c ul wheelset laying around, and I would love to throw those on there for a ride or two. Only thing is they will more than likely get thrown up for sale before I get a chance to do so. See, I couldn't help but buy a NOS Look 555 frameset to build up as a spare. My girlfriend said either the wheelset or frameset had to go and I knew there was no possible way I could get rid of the 555. These bikes are just so special. The wheels are just...wheels. Besides, when I can get away with it I'll just replace them with some more aero tubular wheels. I never used the Reynolds wheels anyways because the DA wheels are almost as light (1380g vs 1320g) and have an aluminum brake track. I think they ride better too.

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Nice, but you need matching red tires too.
Never been a big fan of colorful tires. I've seen white/gum/gray pulled off nicely on rare occasion, but blue/red/yellow/orange tires are just tacky to me.
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