Pezcyclingnews: Readers’ Rigs: Look 695 Light


Jan 3, 2005
For today’s Readers’ Rigs we head north to Canada where we find one of France’s favorite machines, a LOOK 695 Light decked out in Dura-Ace Di2 and with Easton Carbon Clinchers on board.Name: Ric LiangLocation: North Vancouver, BC CanadaAge: 53 and holdingBike: Look 695 lightGroupset: Shimano Dura-Ace 9000 Di2Wheels: Easton EC90 carbon clinchersPedals: Look Blade 2 TiSaddle: Specialized Toupe ExpertOther: Planet Bike carbon bottle cageWeight: 6.5kgWhen did you buy it? Not very long ago! Earlier this year.What made you choose this bike?Beautiful flowing lines, color, innovative technology (cranks, stem, seat post). A certain je ne sais quoi that makes it pretty rare to see on the roads.What modifications/additions have you done?Just added some Zipp skewers (saved another 60 grams)What components are you running?I’m running Dura-Ace Di2, Easton EC90 Carbon clincher rims, Look Blade 2 Ti pedals, Specialized Toupe saddle…How many miles/kilometers do you do a year?I averaged around 10,000-12,000km total on the old bike. 4,000km since March on the LOOK.What do you love about this bike?Responsiveness, comfortFavorite riding area?Sea-to-Sky Highway to/from WhistlerFavorite riding experience on your bike?Hammering to Whistler (125km), grabbing a pasta lunch, Coke, and 1/2 a loaf of bread, and riding home in time for a big dinner. 250km round-trip. 8.5 hours of ride time. Amazing views of Howe Sound and several hours of not answering emails and texts!Future upgrades?New Garmin Edge 520Last words?Just get out there and ride!Thanks to Ric for sharing his ride with us. Got a bike that you walk into the room just to...

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