Frame: TIME RXR Ulteam (medium in white) Forks: TIME Fork Bars: TIME ERGOFORCE Handlebars (42cm CT-CT) Stem: TIME MONOLINK stem (110mm) Headset: TIME proprietary headset Bar Tape: TIME microfiber bar tape Front Brake Lever: CAMPAGNOLO SUPER RECORD 11 Front Caliper: CIAMILLO GRAVITAS (with custom matching white brake pad holders) Rear Brake Lever: CAMPAGNOLO SUPER RECORD 11 Rear Caliper: CIAMILLO GRAVITAS (with custom matching white brake pad holders) Brake Pads: Lightweight Swisstop yellow kings Shifters: CAMPAGNOLO SUPER RECORD 11 Cables: Original Campy cables Front Mech: CAMPAGNOLO SUPER RECORD 11 Rear Mech: CAMPAGNOLO SUPER RECORD 11 Seat: Sella San Marco Aspide Carbon Crankset: THM CARBONES CLAVICULAS COMPACT with Ceramic BB (35/50) Chainrings: STRONGLIGHT PULSION CT2 Compact Chainrings with 110 BCD 10/11 speed compatible Cassette: CAMPAGNOLO SUPER RECORD 11 (11-23) Pedals: TIME i-Clic Titanium/Carbon Wheelset: Lightweight Obermayer GEN III 16/20 Tires: Continental GP4000 Black Chilli Compound Accessories: Original TIME bottle cages + Garmin EDGE 705 + Ay-Ups head lamps Weight: ~6.0kg
Always wanted a Paramount (waited 45 years) Bought the frame on ebay 2 years ago. Had most of the components on other bikes, so I put them on, spoked up a couple of wheels and Voila! My Dream Bike Zoe came to life! None of this new fangled aluminum or carbin fiber for me. Steel is the way to go for longevity, flexability, comfort and strength.
My late 80s or early 90s Saronni I got the other week.
I've stripped it, it's going to be sandblasted and I'll respray it and apply the new decals I have.
Sad the rear rim is gold and the front silver...but otherwise the Suntour components are in good condition and fit with the rest of the bike.
Tubular wheels. New seat coming.
A proper setup in my view is one that helps you generate the best compromise in safety, comfort, overall power output for the legs and aerodynamics. In that order. Even among people who are the same height with identical arm, torso and leg lengths, one fit may not be desirable for both. For example, it is possible that a 25 year old racing wiz would have a drastically different setup from an identically sized man 30 years older. The 20 something guy will likely have overall good muscle tone, small belly, decent back, good cardio. The same may not be necessarily true for the other man.
There is also experience as a factor. Leaning over at a 45 degree angle is not comfortable for everyone, especially not when they are starting out. As a really obvious example, if you have a large pot belly or beer gut, this is a problem. I remember someone talking about bit fitting as a side story to the Tour De France on TV where they stated that beginners are better off with higher handlebars, wheras professionals/advanced amateurs will get more power/better aerodynamics with lower handlebars.
I also forgot to mention the scenario of someone who does both triathlons as well as conventional road biking. Because of how the typical setups for both sports place different emphasis as to which leg muscles get used more, they might also have different setups in their non-specialty bike/non specialty bike setup if they have more experience in one sport over the other.
newbie here, very cool site ! heres my 2008 Cannondale 58cm SystemSix 4 carbon frame with aluminum seat & chainstays,Sram Rival components,FSA bars,wireless Cateye dashboard,soon to be replaced with a Garmin Edge