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  1. #1
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    Calling a certain Dane I met in Riva del Garda

    I wondered how the rest of the vacation was and if I can cet some pics of your bikes to look at them in detail (again)
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    Hi Frank

    That was fun to see your post in here

    As requested, here are some pics of my Carbon Rush. There are some minor diff compared to the TransAlp set-up. The KMC chain on the pictures was changed to an XT and the back gear cable was also changed from I-link to XT.
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    All the specs are:

    Brakes Rear: Avid Juicy Ultimates with Aligator rotors 160mm
    Brakes Front: Avid Juicy Ultimates with Aligator rotors 160mm
    Cables / Housing: I-Link
    Cassette: Shimano XTR CS-M970 11-32 9 speed w lockring
    Chain: Shimano XT, '07
    Crankset: ATIK with FRM rings and FRM Ti bolts
    Derailleur Front: Shimano XTR FD-M970 '07 (Bottom pull Top Swing 31.8mm)
    Derailleur Rear: Shimano XTR RD-M971-GS '07 Long cage
    Fork: Lefty Speed Carbon SL, 1240 g
    Frame: Cannondale Rush Carbon
    Grips: Progress
    Handle Bar: FSA K-force flat 31,8 mm, 600 mm, 6 back sweep
    Bar ends: Ritchey WCS
    Headset: 1 1/2" Cannondale HeadShok SI
    Pedals: Crank Brothers Egg Beater 4Ti
    Quick Releases rear: Tune Quick releases
    Rear Shock: Fox Float RP23
    Seat: Fizik Nisene Ti
    Seat Binder: Cannondale
    Seat Post: New Ultimate carbon 27.2/350
    Shifters: Shimano XTR SL-M970 Rapid Fire Shift
    Stem: Cannondale HeadShok Si one piece
    Tire Front: Specialzed Roll X Dual Pro 2,0
    Tire Rear: Schwalbe Nobi Nic 26 x 2.10
    Wheel Set:
    - Rims: Stans ZTR 347 Olympic Disc 32H Black 347g.
    - Rim tape: No-tube
    - Spokes: DT Swiss Revolution, 64 a 4,35g
    - Nipples: DT pro lock aluminum (64 pices) - 20g
    - Hub Front: Cannondale Omega Si lefty -117g
    - Hub Rear: DT Swiss 240s disc brake -273g

    In this set-up the bike is around 10,5 kg.

    I also have a lighter set-up where I ride a Speedneedle (-200g), no bar-ends (-90g) and lighter tires (app -300g). Of cause I would also put the KMC 9SL chain back on (-50g).

    Any comments?

    I will write to a PM with the rest of the holiday story

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    I am still interested in upgrade suggestions that will not compromise strength.

    Have anybody tried the Hope Mono Mini Pro?
    And, can the weight (295g) be confirmed ?

    Thanks,
    Kim

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