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My Cannondale CAAD9

edninoednino Posts: 684
edited July 2013 in Your road bikes
Still work in progress, have lots of plans for it :D

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  • Finlaz22Finlaz22 Posts: 169
    Love the colour-scheme! Handlebars tilted that much does look a little silly, but hey, whatever's comfortable!
  • edninoednino Posts: 684
    Is that normal level for the bars?

    Ultegra brake upgrade next :)
  • pitchshifterpitchshifter Posts: 1,476
    ednino wrote:
    Is that normal level for the bars?

    Ultegra brake upgrade next :)

    The drops should be horizontal with the floor in my opinion. Otherwise, nice bike.
  • notlongnownotlongnow Posts: 176
    nice bike love dales personal choice would be to have bars set different i bet its nice to ride enjoy fella
  • dwanesdwanes Posts: 954
    Nice Bike, the wheels look good, what model are they?
  • ed_jed_j Posts: 335
    ednino wrote:
    Is that normal level for the bars?

    Ultegra brake upgrade next :)

    The drops should be horizontal with the floor in my opinion. Otherwise, nice bike.

    Pretty sure those bars are designed to be like that. The tops would angle down otherwise.

    However the shifters are mounted too high!
  • pitchshifterpitchshifter Posts: 1,476
    Ed J wrote:
    ednino wrote:
    Is that normal level for the bars?

    Ultegra brake upgrade next :)

    The drops should be horizontal with the floor in my opinion. Otherwise, nice bike.

    Pretty sure those bars are designed to be like that. The tops would angle down otherwise.

    However the shifters are mounted too high!

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    Thats how I have mine. Its personal preference but the shifters definitely need moving.
  • edninoednino Posts: 684
    Ah, thanks for the photo, makes sense now. Mine look wrong lol

    Will be changing the bars soon anyway ;)
  • edninoednino Posts: 684
    dwanes wrote:
    Nice Bike, the wheels look good, what model are they?

    Spokesmans wheels made them for me. Pro-lite 30mm deep alu rims with Novatec hubs. 1,600g wheelset on my scales :lol:
  • ed_jed_j Posts: 335
    Thats how I have mine. Its personal preference but the shifters definitely need moving.

    Yes and you're right with your bars, however, if he did the same, the part of the bar that comes out level with the ground at the moment, flowing into the shifters, would be angled down, if you see what I mean?
  • dwanesdwanes Posts: 954
    ednino wrote:
    dwanes wrote:
    Nice Bike, the wheels look good, what model are they?

    Spokesmans wheels made them for me. Pro-lite 30mm deep alu rims with Novatec hubs. 1,600g wheelset on my scales :lol:

    Which spokes were they built with?
    How much were they, if you don't mind?
  • edninoednino Posts: 684
    Sapim CX spokes iirc with alloy nipples. They were a bargin at £250

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  • napoleondnapoleond Posts: 5,990
    Those bars! Do you not get wrist pain? Can you ride comfortably in the drops and brake/change gears?

    Put bike on turbo. Take the shifters off, loosen the clamp a bit, rotate the bars whilst holding the drops so you are comfortable in the drops, tighten clamp, adjust shifters for comfort...
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  • ed_jed_j Posts: 335
    I'm pretty adamant that those bars are how they should be, it's the shifters that are wrong.

    See this bianchi:

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  • edninoednino Posts: 684
    Changed the saddle to the Arione R3 team one and KCNC seatpost to save some weight

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  • RideOnTimeRideOnTime Posts: 4,712
    just got away with those colours...
  • edninoednino Posts: 684
    Im not into the black stealth look lol. Its boring, show me the neon :)
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