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Old 07-12-2017, 11:14 PM
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Hampsten Strada Bianca

Finally finished this guy.

Hampsten Strada Bianca with a Whisky Road Plus fork. Mix of campy Super Record, Record and Athena. 32T Cassette. Hunt Wheels. 32mm Gravel Kings. Gran Crus Mid Reach Brakes.

Like it a lot so far, very versatile and lighter than I would have expected (18lbs).




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Old 07-12-2017, 11:35 PM
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Stunning. I'll be very interested to hear how you settle in to the ride on it - pros/cons vs. a "standard" road bike, etc. Great job picking the exact components you wanted for it - everything works and looks just right. Chapeau!
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Old 07-13-2017, 12:15 AM
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Great bike, I love my SB. Curious to know which brakes you use and what kind of clearance they allow.

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Old 07-13-2017, 06:44 AM
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Thanks @clean39T! So far I am enjoying it. A bit different than my english. I bought it to fill the gap btw that and my big tire bike, I am going to use it for some commuting but also some long rides and park laps and I think it will be great at all that.


@sjbraun - the brakes are vo gran cru. They are super nice. Nice buildand look great. Apparently the stiffest mid reach brakes out and I can agree that they are stifder than long reach tektros, also better build. They can clear a 35mm tire I am sure. Bike has a 32 on it now with plenty of space left
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Old 07-13-2017, 07:28 AM
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Nice. Aside from the carbon fork it looks twin to my Crema-same colorway and non-cursive style decal font.
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It originally had a wound up fork. You have the steel fork?

Not really into white bikes but the pearl white is very pretty. That said, it gets dirty really quick. White cars get dirty the least but aeema like white bikes get dirty the most, a few rides and the bike is filthy
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Old 07-13-2017, 08:42 AM
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ooooh! I'm not ususally into white bikes either, but that is sharp!

Just need some of these glasses and you'll be set!

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Old 07-13-2017, 08:54 AM
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looks hot! love it!
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Old 07-13-2017, 08:55 AM
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It originally had a wound up fork. You have the steel fork?

Not really into white bikes but the pearl white is very pretty. That said, it gets dirty really quick. White cars get dirty the least but aeema like white bikes get dirty the most, a few rides and the bike is filthy
Yes, steel fork. I like pearls and other off-whites.
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Old 07-13-2017, 09:18 AM
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Very nice waterbottle! Bikes not bad either.
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Old 07-13-2017, 09:22 AM
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Very Very nice!! What's your feedback on the fork?
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Old 07-13-2017, 09:24 AM
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turned out lovely, looks like a really fun ride!
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Old 07-13-2017, 09:52 AM
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Thanks everyone


@Luwabra - So far, very good. I rode the wound up for about 30 minutes, probably have 2 hours on this guy. Its not worst so thats a good thing. Its also much lighter. Really liking it so far.
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Old 07-13-2017, 09:58 AM
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Sweet bike! A comfortable setup like that in a lightweight package is all any of us needs. I certainly don't need another bike, but that doesn't keep me from daydreaming about building one around that fork.
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Old 07-13-2017, 10:02 AM
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Sweet bike! A comfortable setup like that in a lightweight package is all any of us needs. I certainly don't need another bike, but that doesn't keep me from daydreaming about building one around that fork.
I am glad they released that fork to everyone, instead of just keeping it on the All City Mr Pink.

And it also fits a switchback hill
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