So I've given myself a fun challenge: Join the Cervelo owners club, but cheaply! Basically i'm looking to build up this 2009 Cervelo S2 from second hand parts sourced online. There is no maximum budget so i won't be using fitting the cheapest crap around. I hope for a full Ultegra groupset, but I'm open to suggestions, the same goes for the wheelset.
Currently I have the frame and 3T ergonova pro handlebar thanks @dan
debadged 3T ARX pro 120mm stem thanks @NoFuckingChance
Ultegra BR6700 from the sigmasport warehouse clearance
FYI: Going to be this guys consultant for a while (even though I know nothing about gears)
Good luck with build mate!
Good luck! do you know what wheels you're going for?
very nice .. i could sell you my spare rotor crankset, let me have a think.
For groupset; 6800.
Probably CCC for the moment (Cheap Chinese Crabon)
@amey are the rotors 11 speed compatible?
Yeah we have been looking around the 6800, probably have to wait after xmas for a good deal or maybe use the ride to work scheme route.
If I was in @TheArchitect's shoes I would go for a simple and clean build (coming from my loud days of 'Fuji-double-spokz' and 'dot-com' e.g:
The aim is to ride it up hardknott pass next year for the C2C with @HoKe.
I'm also a terrible climber, so I'm hoping to find a sub 1500g wheelset @miloas
@amey the incline gets to 30% in parts so definitely want the 11 speed 6800 (11-28) cassette!
For wheels, novatec built onto a wide rim will give you a fairly light, fairly inexpensive wheelset for cheap. Also will be able to break down the hills in the pouring rain on the c2c
Ok so I've managed to get some carbon wheels, but now I need skewers. Anyone got any spare?
Loved this frame - miss it already.
Is wood skewers fine or you prefer metal ones instead?
I got a set of pinheads going if you want?
@dan I'll sell it to you for £600 ;-)
@HoKe you're supposed to be helping me!
Ops! sorry! Better?
I'm more of a roast duck man
@amey has a dura ace group set for sells.
I think, anyway.
yes fam DA7900 gearset (shifters, FD, RD & cassette) £200?
@amey what ratios front and back?
i think the cassette is 12-25 (or 11-25) I'll confirm, has seen couple of hundred miles usage. You can use it with compact/standard/52-36 chainrings.
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