Monday morning, the brand new QR Illicito frame has arrived.
The stack of goodies that will be put on the bike.
…and here are the boxes of 11 Speed Shimano Dura-ace components that will be built onto the bike. Sexy packaging for a very sexy grouppo.
On the stand
On the stand with the Zipp 101’s out of the box and onto the bike.
PRO Missile Aero Bar set up with a 95mm PRO missile stem
After Day 1 of the Build
Front end before the cut
11 Speed compatible with the Zipp 101’s
The bike guru himself, Brian Hughes of Fast:Splits Precision Multisport
Working his magic on my fit coordinates.
SRAM RED 22 Quarq Power Meter – Crank size 170
Another Quarq shot
Quarq now installed
Getting the rear wheel dialed in.
Inside of the Quarq crank.
Rear Di2 Derailluer
Initial position shot with me in my baller Fast:Splits summer Craft Cycling Kit. Best kit for hot days, PERIOD!
C02 mount next to the x-lab sidekick bottle cage for easy access on the small frame
Front end from the side
zip-tied rear bottle mount, don’t usually ride with this setup but going to try it for extra hydration storage during an upcoming camp
Stem setup from the top
And thats a wrap.
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