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Re: Show me your Chinese TT/Tri bike [BMANX] [ In reply to ]
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BMANX wrote:
I can assure you that there is no full internal routing on that frame.

Well if you look closely at the chainstay you would see an exit port........
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Re: Show me your Chinese TT/Tri bike [cabdoctor] [ In reply to ]
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I have looked very closely and while the main cables like the shifter cables are internal once they enter behind the stem and I would assume most of the rear brake, the front brake will have to be exposed because the cable needs to enter the brake noodle well outside of the frame. Also when I mentioned switching out the aerobars or even using the existing aerobars means that you have to have the cables exit the aerobar extensions and go into the frame.

Full internal routing to me means a bike like the Trek Speed Concept where all of the cable are hidden.

This is full internal routing. Not brake noodles sticking out, not brake cables sticking out, not shifter cables sticking out.

Chinese frame not. Depending on the price of the frame and of course how creative you are it might not be that bad for the money. Will just not be that clean of a run using those style of brakes. Look at other bikes that use that design and you will see what I mean.




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Last edited by: BMANX: May 2, 12 12:29
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Re: Show me your Chinese TT/Tri bike [BMANX] [ In reply to ]
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Hey Bman, you never know; could go through the headset area like the new Superslice and leave out the noodle: http://1.bp.blogspot.com/...s/s1600/IMG_8317.JPG
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Re: Show me your Chinese TT/Tri bike [Runless] [ In reply to ]
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I would like to see the other side of that fork. I think there is a reason why the picture is always taken on that side.


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Re: Show me your Chinese TT/Tri bike [BMANX] [ In reply to ]
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I don't know which bike you're talking about, but if it's the Cannondale I assure you no noodle is necessary:

http://roadbikeaction.com/...gas%20Camp/CDtt5.jpg

I'd imagine setup could be even cleaner than the picture above with some care.
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Re: Show me your Chinese TT/Tri bike [BMANX] [ In reply to ]
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BMANX wrote:
I would like to see the other side of that fork. I think there is a reason why the picture is always taken on that side.





http://www.cyclingnews.com/...-in-colorado-springs
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Re: Show me your Chinese TT/Tri bike [jeremyb] [ In reply to ]
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Thanks Jeremy. That makes it very clear. Not sure about the Chinese bike but I honestly doubt that they are running the cables the same way but if they are then that is pretty cool.


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Re: Show me your Chinese TT/Tri bike [BMANX] [ In reply to ]
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BMANX wrote:
Thanks Jeremy. That makes it very clear. Not sure about the Chinese bike but I honestly doubt that they are running the cables the same way but if they are then that is pretty cool.

yeah, pretty damn simple and aero way to run these modified V brakes
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Re: Show me your Chinese TT/Tri bike [cabdoctor] [ In reply to ]
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cabdoctor wrote:
This is new FM069


How much is this puppy
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Re: Show me your Chinese TT/Tri bike [Livestrong191] [ In reply to ]
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Livestrong191 wrote:


cabdoctor wrote:
This is new FM069


How much is this puppy


I'd be interested in knowing the dimensions of that downtube
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Re: Show me your Chinese TT/Tri bike [Livestrong191] [ In reply to ]
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Email from Dengfu to a guy on another forum

Heres a email from Lucky regarding the FM069

good day!
As for new TT frame FM069, it's the toppest design of TT model.
below are some details with this frameset, you can check:
1. This is our newest top design for tt bikes.
2. frameset is Aero style.
3. the fork and and the handlebar is intergrated (please check attached detailed pictures),
4. the brake system is special concealed style with strong ingenious braking adhesion.
5. the weight of the frame is super light! weight of it is about 1320g (based on size 54cm)
6. Di2 and normal derailleur system compatible.
7. full inside cable route.
8. size 50/52/54/56cm will be available.
The size 52cm mould already done, factory is producing the UD, BB30 for size 52cm now. i guess we will have it in stock soon!
other sizes' mould is making and testing by factory at present.
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Re: Show me your Chinese TT/Tri bike [cabdoctor] [ In reply to ]
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Sounds super terrific awesome fun time fast. I do like the aerobar though. They are now one of maybe 3 people making extensions that sit on top of the spacers. I would guess right around $1,000, depending on the the redness of the sun, and General Tso's thoughts.
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Re: Show me your Chinese TT/Tri bike [jeremyb] [ In reply to ]
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Picked her up for under $100. Disc wheels. All Chinese Components. Bumblebee edition.
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Re: Show me your Chinese TT/Tri bike [cabdoctor] [ In reply to ]
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Wow that FM069 looks nice. Since it's my first year doing tri I was thinking of going for a 2nd hand tri-bike or using generic CHN frame + parts. I think going these CHN-TT route seems better as I can add personal decals and the price won't be over the top (thinking $2-3K max). Though the "Five Rings" brand they're selling around the area seems to be CHN-TT with their decals and they're selling it for a bit more, I guess it comes with warranty/support. Oh well, before the year ends I hope to be riding a "new" tri-bike.
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Re: Show me your Chinese TT/Tri bike [cabdoctor] [ In reply to ]
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I contacted Dengfu and he said that it's $1200 for the framset/seatpost/bars.. and like $14 for a headset.
Sexy bike tho
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Re: Show me your Chinese TT/Tri bike [lovetorace] [ In reply to ]
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Are you serious?!?!? Wow I was told $700
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Re: Show me your Chinese TT/Tri bike [epoch2k] [ In reply to ]
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My new favorite thread. Been thinking, looking for years. This will get me to start a Summer project. Mahalo!
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Re: Show me your Chinese TT/Tri bike [cabdoctor] [ In reply to ]
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cabdoctor wrote:
Are you serious?!?!? Wow I was told $700

For $700 I am in but $1200 not so much
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Re: Show me your Chinese TT/Tri bike [Livestrong191] [ In reply to ]
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$1200 I am getting used P2 or P3 frame but even the used P2 would be better.


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Re: Show me your Chinese TT/Tri bike [cabdoctor] [ In reply to ]
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cabdoctor wrote:
This is new FM069


The picture is not showing up for me. Anyone have another link or can repost the picture?

EDIT: Now I can see it. Nevermind.
Last edited by: Jon h: May 7, 12 6:03
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Last edited by: hansonator69: May 12, 12 5:27
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Re: Show me your Chinese TT/Tri bike [hansonator69] [ In reply to ]
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Looks nice!
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Re: Show me your Chinese TT/Tri bike [hansonator69] [ In reply to ]
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Looks like that front brake uses a noodle as does the back I think. OH WELL. Just another carbon knock-off.


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Re: Show me your Chinese TT/Tri bike [hansonator69] [ In reply to ]
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Those aerobars are pretty dang nice. Wonder if they will be selling them separate? Oh, the bike is good looking too.
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Re: Show me your Chinese TT/Tri bike [hansonator69] [ In reply to ]
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Nice sorta looks like a cross between triad and ordu.

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