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Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-11, 11:11 PM
Replies: 10,323
Views: 2,949,765
Posted By alexgate

You have other pedals right? Otherwise nice bike

You have other pedals right? Otherwise nice bike
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-11, 12:45 AM
Replies: 10,323
Views: 2,949,765
Posted By alexgate

How much are you paying? You shouldnt be paying...

How much are you paying? You shouldnt be paying anymore then around 1300 for the 105 and 1500 for the sram.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-11, 01:04 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,927
Posted By alexgate

The reason why they use FSA cranks on these bikes...

The reason why they use FSA cranks on these bikes is because shimanoe does not make bb30 cranks. So this is really as full 105 as the bike can get.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-11, 09:25 PM
Replies: 10,323
Views: 2,949,765
Posted By alexgate

Check the uk website, they have different...

Check the uk website, they have different inventory. Also I got mine with included skewers which was nice. If you really have your heart set on black, id trade you for red.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-11, 02:37 AM
Replies: 10,323
Views: 2,949,765
Posted By alexgate

I dont know how i feel about mine so far, the...

I dont know how i feel about mine so far, the stopping power is not that great.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-11, 09:12 PM
Replies: 10,323
Views: 2,949,765
Posted By alexgate

please no:twitchy:

please no:twitchy:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-04-11, 11:13 PM
Replies: 10,323
Views: 2,949,765
Posted By alexgate

My bike came in just under 15 with out pedals....

My bike came in just under 15 with out pedals. Ill post pics when I can find my camera.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-11, 04:48 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,150
Posted By alexgate

wow that seems really light. Did you weigh them...

wow that seems really light. Did you weigh them yourself? I am just curious because they are speced at 200gs. How much did you pay for them? They seem like a pretty good deal.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-11, 04:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 791
Posted By alexgate

Are you able to get the 105 caad8 at that price?...

Are you able to get the 105 caad8 at that price? The caad8 seems to be similar to a caa9 just a little more relaxed. You should go to a dealer and see if they have one in stock for a test ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-11, 03:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 791
Posted By alexgate

Brand new for me it actually would not be any...

Brand new for me it actually would not be any cheaper. The two cannondale dealerships in my area refuse to stock 8's because they say there is to little demand. One of the shops doesnt really like to...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-11, 02:56 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,150
Posted By alexgate

What bars are you using? This seems a bit on the...

What bars are you using? This seems a bit on the light side considering 400 dollar bars are not that light.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-11, 02:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 791
Posted By alexgate

Just curious why not just get a caad9 or 10?

Just curious why not just get a caad9 or 10?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-11, 02:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,525
Posted By alexgate

They claim they can use less aluminum because of...

They claim they can use less aluminum because of the carbon thus making it lighter. What it really comes down to is just bling. If you are comfortable on your bike now you shouldnt upgrade. If you...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-10, 05:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 440
Posted By alexgate

The reason they use FSA cranks on the CAAD is...

The reason they use FSA cranks on the CAAD is because shimanoe does not make a BB30 crank so they have no other option. I have been told its a nice crank, but I would not expect it to be much better...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-10, 02:31 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,811
Posted By alexgate

These are the same design as planet x. From what...

These are the same design as planet x. From what I understand this guy designed the brakes then sold the design and some Chinese company started making them under several names. These brakes were...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-10, 02:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 440
Posted By alexgate

If I was you I would save a little more and just...

If I was you I would save a little more and just get a new bike. You can find a nice full 105 bike in the 1k range. I would look at 2010 caad9's and 2011 caad10s my lbs has the caad10s for 1300 which...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-10, 01:15 PM
Replies: 10,323
Views: 2,949,765
Posted By alexgate

Ya no chain and pedals on it yet. Thats why I...

Ya no chain and pedals on it yet. Thats why I didnt think it was that light. Yours will still prob be slightly lighter when its all put together.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-10, 11:21 PM
Replies: 10,323
Views: 2,949,765
Posted By alexgate

I dont know what to tell you besides it all adds...

I dont know what to tell you besides it all adds up. I dont know if you are using a red cassette because that saves a lot of weight. I am using super light skewers which took off nearly 100g from my...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-10, 09:56 PM
Replies: 10,323
Views: 2,949,765
Posted By alexgate

I have a lot of super light weight parts like...

I have a lot of super light weight parts like planet x brakes and zipp sl bars, everything else is pretty light too. It blew my bike shops minds when they saw it all together.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-10, 02:14 PM
Replies: 10,323
Views: 2,949,765
Posted By alexgate

58cm

58cm
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-10, 08:42 PM
Replies: 10,323
Views: 2,949,765
Posted By alexgate

Its mainly just a red/force mix. All the parts...

Its mainly just a red/force mix. All the parts were chosen with weight in mind, but I didnt want to give up durability. I have some crazy light stuff like zipp sl handlebars, planet x brakes and...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-10, 04:43 PM
Replies: 10,323
Views: 2,949,765
Posted By alexgate

Just weighed my Caad10 came in at 14.09 but still...

Just weighed my Caad10 came in at 14.09 but still needs cable and housing installed. Also has a pretty heavy saddle from my track bike thats going to get switched with a fizik.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-10, 04:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 872
Posted By alexgate

Its really hard to compare sram to shimanoe. Apex...

Its really hard to compare sram to shimanoe. Apex would be about the level of 105, maybe slightly below.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-10, 02:33 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 80,173
Posted By alexgate

20gs on both. A lot of the weight is actually...

20gs on both. A lot of the weight is actually saved in the cassette.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-10, 07:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 859
Posted By alexgate

You could find one at a LBS for around that price...

You could find one at a LBS for around that price if you really looked. My lbs had them cheaper around black friday.

Also backing out of an auction is a pretty scummy move. I know you didnt know...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-10, 01:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 859
Posted By alexgate

I dont see how that is a good deal.

I dont see how that is a good deal.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-10, 08:20 PM
Replies: 10,323
Views: 2,949,765
Posted By alexgate

quick cell phone pic of some of the parts going...

quick cell phone pic of some of the parts going on my bike. Still waiting on a bunch of stuff.

http://i.imgur.com/CrLPy.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-10, 07:57 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 14,989
Posted By alexgate

Tell people they are feather brakes, thats...

Tell people they are feather brakes, thats actually where the design came from.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-11-10, 03:56 PM
Replies: 2,833
Views: 608,257
Posted By alexgate

Nice bike, did you get the weight by any chance?

Nice bike, did you get the weight by any chance?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-10, 11:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,177
Posted By alexgate

I paid 180 for a take off sram red crank. Just a...

I paid 180 for a take off sram red crank. Just a thought.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-10, 05:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 597
Posted By alexgate

BMC race machine?

BMC race machine?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-10, 05:00 PM
Replies: 10,323
Views: 2,949,765
Posted By alexgate

I have finally ordered all the parts for my...

I have finally ordered all the parts for my frame. Just waiting for them all to arrive before I finally get to ride it.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-10, 03:50 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 6,013,278
Posted By alexgate

The only difference between rival, force and red...

The only difference between rival, force and red is weight. No real reason to replace your brakes unless you are moving to some light weight brakes or something like dura ace.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-10, 04:34 PM
Replies: 20,013
Views: 4,376,721
Posted By alexgate

Did you order these from the US or UK website? If...

Did you order these from the US or UK website? If US did they come with swiss stop pads? Also how long did it take to ship? Thank you.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-10, 09:16 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 13,162
Posted By alexgate

The rival front derailer is almost exactly the...

The rival front derailer is almost exactly the same as the force, if possible you might want to switch that.

Also what kind of brakes are those?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-10, 04:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,229
Posted By alexgate

My dealer said they will continue to make them in...

My dealer said they will continue to make them in the USA until there is no demand. So your timeline might be correct.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-10, 03:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,229
Posted By alexgate

According to my LBS CAA9's are still going to be...

According to my LBS CAA9's are still going to be produced
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-10, 03:39 PM
Replies: 10,323
Views: 2,949,765
Posted By alexgate

around 850. Bike was 1400 + tax so around 1500....

around 850. Bike was 1400 + tax so around 1500. Sold everything for 650 with in 24 hours of posting on craigslist.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-10, 03:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,798
Posted By alexgate

Kind of off topic but how are you getting a...

Kind of off topic but how are you getting a caad10 for so cheap? I know of some dealers that still have 0 stock.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-10, 01:30 AM
Replies: 10,323
Views: 2,949,765
Posted By alexgate

sorry Im just use to saying caad9. Yes its a...

sorry Im just use to saying caad9. Yes its a caad10
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-10, 10:00 PM
Replies: 10,323
Views: 2,949,765
Posted By alexgate

Bought caad9 5 sold off everything

Bought caad9 5 sold off everything
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-10, 06:04 PM
Replies: 10,323
Views: 2,949,765
Posted By alexgate

http://imgur.com/sNKYR.jpg Sorry for the bad...

http://imgur.com/sNKYR.jpg

Sorry for the bad pic quality. Its been sitting for to long, but currently has Red crank, 3t doric seat post, and a deda zero100 stem. I just bought some dura ace wheels...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-10, 09:50 PM
Replies: 10,323
Views: 2,949,765
Posted By alexgate

I can not speak for him but I can tell you why I...

I can not speak for him but I can tell you why I am doing it. My bike is probably going to end up costing me in the 3500 dollar range. These components are going to be comparable, if not better than...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-10, 07:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,103
Posted By alexgate

If you sell it on ebay you should start it at a...

If you sell it on ebay you should start it at a bid of 1 dollar. When I was looking at new bikes I noticed the ones with low starting bids normally got more money then the ones that started around...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-10, 02:46 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,570
Posted By alexgate

Exactly how I felt about it. I was not willing to...

Exactly how I felt about it. I was not willing to pay any where near caad10 prices for a heavier frame plus old 105.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-10, 02:42 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,570
Posted By alexgate

My lbs said ordering caad 9s is no problem and...

My lbs said ordering caad 9s is no problem and cannondale has them on closeout. Caad 10s can be a little tricky though. I can only see what you are saying being true in the next year when most of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-10, 10:12 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,097
Posted By alexgate

In a size 56, I was not able to find one that...

In a size 56, I was not able to find one that light, but it could exist. Id still take the CAAD for 50gs though.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-10, 09:46 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,097
Posted By alexgate

Show me a lighter carbon frame any where near...

Show me a lighter carbon frame any where near this price range.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-10, 01:30 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,570
Posted By alexgate

what?

what?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-10, 05:21 PM
Replies: 10,323
Views: 2,949,765
Posted By alexgate

Clean welds do not equal good welds

Clean welds do not equal good welds
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