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cabdoctor

May 2, 12 11:52

Post #151 of 408 (23099 views)
Re: Show me your Chinese TT/Tri bike [BMANX] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

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........


BMANX

May 2, 12 12:29

Post #152 of 408 (23045 views)
Re: Show me your Chinese TT/Tri bike [cabdoctor] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

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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(This post was edited by BMANX on May 2, 12 12:29)


Runless

May 2, 12 12:55

Post #153 of 408 (23016 views)
Re: Show me your Chinese TT/Tri bike [BMANX] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

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


BMANX

May 2, 12 13:41

Post #154 of 408 (22961 views)
Re: Show me your Chinese TT/Tri bike [Runless] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

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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Runless

May 2, 12 13:46

Post #155 of 408 (22944 views)
Re: Show me your Chinese TT/Tri bike [BMANX] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

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.


jeremyb

May 2, 12 14:23

Post #156 of 408 (22907 views)
Re: Show me your Chinese TT/Tri bike [BMANX] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

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.





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BMANX

May 2, 12 14:57

Post #157 of 408 (22868 views)
Re: Show me your Chinese TT/Tri bike [jeremyb] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

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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jeremyb

May 2, 12 14:59

Post #158 of 408 (22864 views)
Re: Show me your Chinese TT/Tri bike [BMANX] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

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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LEGENDwaitDAIRY

May 2, 12 15:01

Post #159 of 408 (22853 views)
Re: Show me your Chinese TT/Tri bike [cabdoctor] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

  

cabdoctor wrote:
This is new FM069


How much is this puppy


jeremyb

May 2, 12 15:07

Post #160 of 408 (22844 views)
Re: Show me your Chinese TT/Tri bike [Livestrong191] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

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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cabdoctor

May 2, 12 22:52

Post #161 of 408 (22691 views)
Re: Show me your Chinese TT/Tri bike [Livestrong191] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

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.


kimosobbi

May 3, 12 13:45

Post #162 of 408 (22513 views)
Re: Show me your Chinese TT/Tri bike [cabdoctor] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

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.


PapaBear

May 3, 12 14:58

Post #163 of 408 (22441 views)
Re: Show me your Chinese TT/Tri bike [jeremyb] [In reply to] Quote | Reply



Picked her up for under $100. Disc wheels. All Chinese Components. Bumblebee edition.


flyrunride

May 4, 12 2:13

Post #164 of 408 (22277 views)
Re: Show me your Chinese TT/Tri bike [cabdoctor] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

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.


lovetorace

May 4, 12 9:24

Post #165 of 408 (22127 views)
Re: Show me your Chinese TT/Tri bike [cabdoctor] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

I contacted Dengfu and he said that it's $1200 for the framset/seatpost/bars.. and like $14 for a headset.
Sexy bike tho


cabdoctor

May 4, 12 11:39

Post #166 of 408 (22031 views)
Re: Show me your Chinese TT/Tri bike [lovetorace] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

Are you serious?!?!? Wow I was told $700


808TriFool

May 4, 12 13:36

Post #167 of 408 (21959 views)
Re: Show me your Chinese TT/Tri bike [epoch2k] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

My new favorite thread. Been thinking, looking for years. This will get me to start a Summer project. Mahalo!


LEGENDwaitDAIRY

May 4, 12 17:52

Post #168 of 408 (21832 views)
Re: Show me your Chinese TT/Tri bike [cabdoctor] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

cabdoctor wrote:
Are you serious?!?!? Wow I was told $700

For $700 I am in but $1200 not so much


BMANX

May 4, 12 20:27

Post #169 of 408 (21765 views)
Re: Show me your Chinese TT/Tri bike [Livestrong191] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

$1200 I am getting used P2 or P3 frame but even the used P2 would be better.


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Jon h

May 5, 12 6:40

Post #170 of 408 (21660 views)
Re: Show me your Chinese TT/Tri bike [cabdoctor] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

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.

(This post was edited by Jon h on May 7, 12 6:03)


hansonator69

May 12, 12 5:06

Post #171 of 408 (21274 views)
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(This post was edited by hansonator69 on May 12, 12 5:27)


Jon h

May 12, 12 12:47

Post #172 of 408 (21166 views)
Re: Show me your Chinese TT/Tri bike [hansonator69] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

Looks nice!


BMANX

May 12, 12 13:02

Post #173 of 408 (21145 views)
Re: Show me your Chinese TT/Tri bike [hansonator69] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

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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Pantelones

May 12, 12 16:09

Post #174 of 408 (21053 views)
Re: Show me your Chinese TT/Tri bike [hansonator69] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

Those aerobars are pretty dang nice. Wonder if they will be selling them separate? Oh, the bike is good looking too.


Bmanners

May 12, 12 17:03

Post #175 of 408 (21024 views)
Re: Show me your Chinese TT/Tri bike [hansonator69] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

Nice sorta looks like a cross between triad and ordu.
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