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My Ridley Excalibur

brinbrin Posts: 1,122
edited June 2010 in Your road bikes

Weight 8kg (tbc)

Frame 30-ton high modulus carbon fiber
Fork 4ZA Excalibur full carbon monocoque

Brakes/Shifters Ultegra 6700
F.Derailleur Ultegra 6700
R.Derailleur Ultegra 6700
Crankset Ultegra 6700 50/34
Cassette Ultegra 6700 11 - 25

Brakes Ultegra
Chain Ultegra

Wheels Mavic Ksyrium Elite - Silver
Tyres Panaracer Extreme Evo 3

Handlebar 4ZA Statos
Stem 4ZA Stratos Cirrus Pro
Tape Giant Cork

Saddle Selle Italia SLR Gel Flow
Seatpost 4ZA Stratos Cirrus Pro

Pedals Look Keo Classic
Bottle Cage Elite Carbon Race


  • ALaPlageALaPlage Posts: 732
    Serious eye candy. Very nice looking machine and considered colour coding.
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  • starlet_gtstarlet_gt Posts: 88
    very nice, I've got the 2010 Ridley Orion
  • leeroy72leeroy72 Posts: 330
    Nice bike mate... :P
    Find your limits...and then exceed them frequently
  • gwillisgwillis Posts: 998
    The bike looks lovely, dont know a great deal about Ridley but I like what I see. How does it handle
  • brinbrin Posts: 1,122
    Thanx for comments, bike handles great, kicks in when asked to respond and is a dream for climbing. Stiff front end ensures it goes where you direct it with a very comfortable ride, altho it screams to be ridden aggressively at times.
    Well chuffed with it :D
  • gwillisgwillis Posts: 998
    Ive been looking at the wilier Izoard or the cheaper option of going down the Planet X route. Did yours come with that spec or has it been pimped by you?
  • brinbrin Posts: 1,122
    I chose the mavics as opposed to the fulcrum racing 5s that were standard, i also provided my own saddle and pedals, cost a tadge under £2300 which i was pleased with.
    The shop pimped one up for me to look at, with white DT Swiss mon chasserals, a red ultegra chain, red look pedals and a red fizik saddle, looked good, but a bit too much bling for my liking and at £2500 was a bit over my budget.
  • gwillisgwillis Posts: 998
    sounds like you had a cracking deal. Going to find my local stockist and have a look at it. Ive basically got 2.5k and torn between so many bikes :?:
  • gwillisgwillis Posts: 998
    Brin Ive pm'd you
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