Monday, February 20, 2012

project: road bike - braking out

this really happened on the: 14th January 2011

purchased some lightweight brakes to start off the new year. they are from planet-x and are made from a mix of cnc alloy and titanium. it'll improve braking and is alot lighter than the current tektro brakes. threw em on and braking is heaps better !

specs now:

2010 Cannondale Caad9 '4' 52cm BB30
SRAM Rival Front/Rear Derailleurs
SRAM Rival Shifters
SRAM Force BB30 Crankset
SRAM OG-1090 Cassette
Tekro R580 Brakes > planet-x ultralight brakes
Fulcrum Racing 1 wheelset
Schwalbe Ultremo R1 tyres
Controltech ONE handlebars
Cannondale C2 Seatpost & Stem
Token TK9482 Mono-Q bottle cages
Tune Ti Skewers

new weight: 7.5kg

only 500grams to go!

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