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'11 Canyon Aeroad CF Build - Updated with Rail 52's

NoMoreShadowsNoMoreShadows Posts: 36
edited March 2014 in Your road bikes
March '14 Update:

I've changed the stem and have added a Carbon Rail 52 wheel set (http://www.novemberbicycles.com/rail/) with Tune front hub and a PowerTap G3 rear.

Ride wise, I'm really rather happy with it.

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Frame & forks: Canyon Aeroad CF 2011 53" (Small)
Front + Rear Derailleur: Shimano Dura Ace
Shifters: Shimano Dura Ace
Cassette: Shimano Dura Ace
Brakes: Shimano Dura Ace
Hubs: Front: Tune, Rear: Powertap G3 (Updated)
Rims: Rail 52's (laced to the above hubs by the good chaps at http://www.stradawheels.co.uk)
Tyres: Continental Grand Prix 4000
Cranks: Shimano Dura Ace - 172.5mm
Chainrings: 50/34
Rear cassette: Dura Ace 12/27
Chain Catcher: Canyon custom
Stem: 3T Black Stealth - 110mm
Handlebar: 3T Ergonova Team Carbon Handlebar (Black Series)
Garmin mount: K Edge
Saddle: Specialized BG Romin Expert
Seat post: Canyon VCLS Aero
Pedals - Speedplay Zero Ti


Original post:

All ready for the Alpe D'Heuz Tri on the 24th July which should be a cracking day out in the mountains. I bought the frame back in late 2011 and spend the early winter of the same year putting it all together.

It all makes for a wonderfully smooth and subtle ride.

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Posts

  • Set up looks perfect.
    I'm sorry you don't believe in miracles
  • matig0lmatig0l Posts: 37
    Frame definitely suits the thick rim wheels better. Looks pretty darn awesome.
  • Thanks for the comments.

    The Rails weren't perhaps the most obvious choice although after a long while looking into them vs the competition, I took the risk and ordered a set.

    After approx 100 or so mostly windy miles I'm really happy. They give a comfortable, precise and confident ride wile also offering a sound stopping performance.

    I'll be using them mostly for Tri's and perhaps I'll take them with me later in the year when I take my annual trip out to the French Mountains.
  • VandieselVandiesel Posts: 506
    Bloody lurvley
    Giant TCR Composite 3
  • RideOnTimeRideOnTime Posts: 4,712
    love the shoots...
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