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Canyon Ultimate CF Matte Black | 1152g Wheelset

EKIMIKEEKIMIKE Posts: 2,232
edited September 2012 in Your road bikes
Ok, so i'll recycle this old thread like a good forum user. Updated pics and updated build list.

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I'm gathering parts for a sweet new wheelset (comfortably sub 1200g by my calcs). They're going to be built up by forum user ugo.santalucia, probably in the next couple of weeks. The build will be:
    38mm Tubular rims(332g F 336g R)
    DATI Hubs
    CX-Ray spokes
    Sapim Alloy nipples
    Schwalbe Ultremo HT tyres

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The rims were ordered from Hongfu via their website and the hubs and spokes are on their way from bikehubstore.com in the USA.


Frame: Canyon Ultimate CF
Forks: Canyon OneOneFour CF
Bars: Ritchey WCS Logic II
Stem: Ritchey WCS Alu 110cm
Headset: Acros Ai-70
Bar Tape: Deda

Shifters: Campagnolo Centaur
Cables: Campagnolo
Front Mech: Campagnolo Centaur
Rear Mech: Campagnolo Centaur
Brakes: Planet-X Forged
Pads: SwissStop Black

Saddle: Charge Spoon Chro-mo
Seat Post: Canyon VCLS
Seat Post Clamp: Canyon

Crankset: FSA Energy
Chain: KMC
Cassette: Campagnolo Veloce
Pedals: Time RXS First
Bottom Bracket: FSA Energy

Wheelset: Mavic Ksyrium Elite
Tubes: Michelin
Tires: Schwalbe Ultremo ZX

Accessories: Tacx Tao Cages


Mike

Posts

  • Evil LaughEvil Laugh Posts: 1,412
    Always like to see people colour matching tyres and gates.

    One of these passed me last summer and looked very nice.

    Hope you enjoy!
  • tremaynetremayne Posts: 378
    Very nice. A brochure of theirs fell out of a bike mag recently. Would normally chuck that sort of thing away - but no chance! Don't see many in the UK but a really nice looking frame. Like the brakes - technical marvels!
  • WheelspinnerWheelspinner Posts: 5,550
    Looks like nice wheels. Might want to get some valve extenders though!
    Open O-1.0 Open One+ BMC TE29 Titus Racer X Ti Giant MCM One Cannondale Prophet Lefty Cannondale Super V SL Cove Handjob Cervelo RS
  • GazzaputtGazzaputt Posts: 3,227
    Love the look of that wheel build. Lovely Canyon you have there I must post some updated pics of my two.
  • alex1robalex1rob Posts: 95
    Is it safe to mount the tyres uninflated on a rim that isn't laced? Mine were pretty tight getting on, wouldn't want to crack that lovely carbon rim...
  • EKIMIKEEKIMIKE Posts: 2,232
    S'pose there's safe and 'safe'. It's probably not completely ideal but they're fine so far. I think if they cracked it would be a sure sign that they're not safe to ride. These things should be structurally sound enough to take a bit of rubber stretched over them.

    The forces are going in the directions you'd expect a rim to withstand.
  • EKIMIKEEKIMIKE Posts: 2,232
    Well, after a damn long wait due mainly to the incompetency of the UKBA i got the hubs and spokes and finally laced them up ready to be sent for truing and tensioning by ugo.santalucia. Mad light.

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