Readers’ Rigs: LOOK 695 Mild

For right now’s Readers’ Rigs we head north to Canada the place we discover one in every of France’s favourite machines, a LOOK 695 Mild decked out in Dura-Ace Di2 and with Easton Carbon Clinchers on board. Not a brand new bike, however timeless in its appears, very rideable and may very well be proper out of the field yesterday.


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Title: Ric Liang
Location: North Vancouver, BC Canada
Bike: Look 695 mild
Groupset: Shimano Dura-Ace 9000 Di2
Wheels: Easton EC90 carbon clinchers
Pedals: Look Blade 2 Ti
Saddle: Specialised Toupe Skilled
Different: Planet Bike carbon bottle cage
Weight: 6.5kg

When did you purchase it?
Early in 2015.


What made you select this bike?
Lovely flowing strains, coloration, revolutionary know-how (cranks, stem, seat submit). A sure ‘je ne sais quoi’ that makes it fairly uncommon to see on the roads.


What modifications/additions have you ever achieved?
Simply added some Zipp skewers (saved one other 60 grams).


What parts are you working?
I’m working Dura-Ace Di2, Easton EC90 Carbon clincher rims, Look Blade 2 Ti pedals, Specialised Toupe saddle…


What number of miles/kilometers do you do a yr?
I averaged round 10,000-12,000km whole on the previous bike. 4,000km within the first six month on the LOOK. It have to be so much by now.


What do you’re keen on about this bike?
Responsiveness, consolation.

Favourite driving space?
Sea-to-Sky Freeway to/from Whistler.


Favourite driving expertise in your bike?
Hammering to Whistler (125km), grabbing a pasta lunch, Coke, and 1/2 a loaf of bread, and driving dwelling in time for a giant dinner. 250km round-trip. 8.5 hours of journey time. Superb views of Howe Sound and a number of other hours of not answering emails and texts!

Future upgrades?
New Garmin.


Final phrases?
Simply get on the market and journey!

Due to Ric for sharing his journey with us. Bought a motorcycle that you just stroll into the room simply to stare at? Effectively how about sharing it with fellow PEZ followers and getting it featured in Readers’ Rigs so we will all stare at it! Contact [email protected] and your bike may very well be featured in all its glory right here on the pages of PEZ.

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