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2011/2012 Look 695 SR — Image Gallery — Japan Paint
Related: bicycle power meter, color space and gamut, gear, Photography, Road Bikes, Shimano, SRM
The bike shown below is the special edition 'Collection Unique', Japanese paint.
A note on color
The Japanese paint style uses a very bright red which cannot display properly in web color (sRGB) or even AdobeRGB colorspace; these color spaces flatten the reds and turn them into a dull orange.
The bright red color is far more rich and vibrant in a wide-gamut color space like ProPhotoRGB, when displayed on a wide-gamut color display.
If you view these images in a defective browser like Internet Explorer or Opera, the color won’t display properly; use the current versions of Firefox or Safari.
Of course, if you have an ordinary display display with a marginal color gamut, it won’t display reds properly anyway, so if you can’t see a difference, you’re missing a lot— get a better display, like this one.
High capacity, high-performance fault-tolerant storage for photography and video.
Non-RAID or RAID-0/1/4/5/10.
Capacities up to 84 Terabytes!
Shifting with DI2
This bike as shown weighed 14.81 pounds with the ZIPP 303 wheels and Vittoria tires. Swapping to my Lightweight Obermayer wheelset with Veloflex Record + Veloflex Sprinter tires dropped the weight to 14.25 pounds.
That weight compares favorably to my Trek Madone 6.9 SSL, but my Madone has the heavier SRM power meter crankset and mount for the SRM head unit installed, as well as double-thick bar tape and the Bontrager RXL seat.
Wide-gamut color below (with a quality display and a colorspace-aware browser), mouse over/out to compare sRGB vs ProPhotoRGB color spaces.
Below, flat dull color, using sRGB color space and/or inferior display.
Subsequent images all in wide-gamut color, see notes at page top.
Look 695 SR 'Collection Unique', Japanese paint style, ZIPP carbon fiber wheels, Shimano DuraAce DI2 electronic shifters.
With Shimano DuraAce DI2, ZIPP wheels.
Head tube and stem
Seat and E-Post
The integrated seat post that LOOK calls E-Post (E for “elastomer”), with three supplied hardnesses of elastomer.
ZED-2 Crankset with DuraAce DI2
The ZED-2 crankset is very stiff and light, but the setup doesn’t necessarily shift ideally with Shimano DuraAce DI2 electronic shifters because the chainrings are not as precise or stiff as Shimano chainrings.
Seat post and rear tubes
The E-Post, rear stays and seat tube.
Front view with fork
The beefy front-end.
Frame triangle and fork.