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Pinarello F10 Build

10 Oct 2017 17:30

This frame is arriving tomorrow. Still not sure which group to assemble. Dura Ace 9150 Di2 or Super Record EPS V3.
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24 Nov 2017 17:02

This is a subject that can be argued for one way or another, so there is no clear winner, but since you have an Italian bike I hope you went with the Campy, Campy is the only groupset that should set on your bike.
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25 Nov 2017 03:32

Some industry insight close to my circles in the carbon repair field say Pinnarello has some of the worst construction industry wide.

I wouldn't touch a Pina carbon anything after what I've seen and the stories. Good luck with that.
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25 Nov 2017 10:11

EBH, Hayman, Flecha and Stannard were reputedly cracking Dogmas at an alarming rate on the cobbles in 2011/12. This is allegedly why Movistar switched to Canyon as well.
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28 Nov 2017 03:31

Canyon seems to have a very well made bike, but even they xray each bike after every season, and it either gets trashed or it's sold as used. I've saw a You Tube video of a Pina being cut length wise and the internal mess inside the frame was the worse of the ones this guy opened, the best was Specialized.
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28 Nov 2017 13:30

Giuseppe Magnetico wrote:Some industry insight close to my circles in the carbon repair field say Pinnarello has some of the worst construction industry wide.

I wouldn't touch a Pina carbon anything after what I've seen and the stories. Good luck with that.



Some dude skyting about his / her new frame.....looking to drop top shelf drive train on said frame...learns from industry insiders that his frame is bollix!!
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Re: Pinarello F10 Build

07 Dec 2017 17:27

I'm 6'3" and weigh around 190lbs. I've been riding a demo F10 for over 2 months. Terrain is a mix, with nasty surfaces. I've encountered numerous pot holes that totally freaked me out at the time, but after inspection, found the frame to remain in perfect condition. Add to the picture that I enjoy sprinting, so it's safe to say this bike has been highly stressed many times. I am also aware of numerous other F10's in my area, with none demonstrating any issue regarding structural integrity.

I know this is a small sample, but it works for me.

I'm over the moon with the 2017 F10.
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07 Dec 2017 21:23

Good to hear you’re happy with it, that’s what matters. Which groupset did you get?
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08 Dec 2017 00:51

42x16ss wrote:Good to hear you’re happy with it, that’s what matters. Which groupset did you get?


Thanks! I chose:

Campy Record EPS V3 kit
Super Record Crankset, 172.5, 52/36
Cane Creek EE Brakes

Still need:

Bars
Stem
Saddle

I have several sets of Aeolus D3 Tubulars, 3 & 5.

Probably will start building this weeked, as the Record EPS kit and crankset arrives tomorrow.

Saw another friend and Pina rider today on the road and asked him if he had heard of any failures. He had not.
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