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Postby Burt 'Pigeon Racer' Jones » Mon Jan 05, 2009 7:20 am

My SS bike I built up in December.

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I love riding this thing, but really miss the gears for the downhills. :cry:
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Postby rustychisel » Thu Jan 08, 2009 2:24 pm

DanielS wrote:Long story, but I got rid of the Teschner frame that I posted earlier in this thread, and put everything onto my Surly Pacer frame. Behold:

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06 Surly Pacer frame, Reynolds Ouzo fork, CK headset, 08 Centaur groupset, DT Swiss RR 1.2 rims on 28H DT 240 hubs. Thomson seatpost, Toupe saddle. 105 pedals.

This is my main training and racing bike now. In fact, I won the first crit I did on this setup :D



Nice one... watch out, I'm stalking you. Saw you and 2 mates having coffee at Manto on the Parade a couple of weeks ago. Some really interesting bikes the three of you had.

So what happened to the Teschner (looks a trifle too big for me anyway)?
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Postby DanielS » Thu Jan 08, 2009 2:52 pm

rustychisel wrote:Nice one... watch out, I'm stalking you. Saw you and 2 mates having coffee at Manto on the Parade a couple of weeks ago. Some really interesting bikes the three of you had.

So what happened to the Teschner (looks a trifle too big for me anyway)?


Oh yeah - I remember seeing a couple of other cyclists there!

One of my mates was on his backup/trianing bike - a 90s Pinarello, it is a very cool ride (I like it better than his Giant that he races on).

Teschner frame will be getting sold at some stage. I have a similarly proportioned friend who may be interested, otherwise will go on fleabay. Its a ~62cm ST and ~61 cm TT if you know anyone who's interested...
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Postby rustychisel » Thu Jan 08, 2009 3:39 pm

nah... mine's a 55 x 55... perfect for a tubby little turd. Yours looks to be an original Scandium w/ carbon stays, very nice bike indeed. There was one popped up for sale in the US, never built up frame and fork set, guy wanted US$800. It was my size; I almost cried.
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Postby fitz » Sun Jan 18, 2009 6:22 pm

My duende
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Postby toolonglegs » Mon Jan 19, 2009 5:31 am

Interesting paint job Fitz...close ups?...painful seat :oops: ...everytime I see those seats my nuts crawl inside :lol:
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Postby Rubicon » Mon Jan 19, 2009 2:21 pm

really? I was asking around for new seats for my bike and most of the people on this 'other forum' all raved on about these fiziks.

Maybe theyre commission based :D
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Postby uMP2k » Mon Jan 19, 2009 3:47 pm

Rubicon wrote:really? I was asking around for new seats for my bike and most of the people on this 'other forum' all raved on about these fiziks.

Maybe theyre commission based :D


I think the main thing with the Fiziks is that they are pretty narrow - fine if you have closely spaced sit bones but if not then... see toolonglegs's post!
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Postby fitz » Mon Jan 19, 2009 6:17 pm

Some detail from the seat post
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Postby fitz » Mon Jan 19, 2009 6:20 pm

The welds - master of TIG
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Postby fitz » Mon Jan 19, 2009 6:21 pm

The drop outs
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Postby fitz » Mon Jan 19, 2009 6:22 pm

And the name on the down tube
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On the saddles

Postby fitz » Mon Jan 19, 2009 6:27 pm

I cant decide between the Arione the Aliante and the Gobi. I like them all, and have used the first 2 on this bike, which is unusual as most people have a clear preference!
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Postby colafreak » Tue Jan 20, 2009 10:03 am

Burt 'Pigeon Racer' Jones wrote:My SS bike I built up in December.

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I love riding this thing, but really miss the gears for the downhills. :cry:


That rear sprocket is interesting. More info?
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Postby lemmiwinks » Tue Jan 20, 2009 11:17 am

colafreak wrote:That rear sprocket is interesting. More info?


Do you mean the Surly Singleator?
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Postby colafreak » Tue Jan 20, 2009 11:23 am

Groovy 8)
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Postby Mulger bill » Tue Jan 20, 2009 8:32 pm

What's that seatpost Fitz?, looks sweet.

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Postby fitz » Tue Jan 20, 2009 9:17 pm

Mulger bill wrote:What's that seatpost Fitz?, looks sweet.

Shaun

Funny you should say that!

http://www.kenteriksen.com/comp_seatpost.html
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Postby Mulger bill » Tue Jan 20, 2009 9:28 pm

:shock: Well I'll be.... :lol:

A Sweetpost for a sweet frame, Pegoretti could certainly label their frames "Craftsmen Built".

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Postby cycles gitane » Wed Jan 21, 2009 7:44 pm

My "fast" ride......


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A different picture.

Cecil Walker 853 frame, Campagnolo Chorus components, Centaur compact crank, Deda head stem and bars, Deda CF seat post, Mavic Open pro rims, Columbus full CF fork, Selle Italia Flite titanium seat, Chris King Aheadset.
One of the many things I like about this bike is the traditional frame sizing, and the pearl white paint, and the quality components and the ......... :)


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There is NO room in the shed for the next bike! New shed rqd.
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Postby fitz » Wed Jan 21, 2009 7:53 pm

Almost identical to my wifes Cecil save for the seat. Nice ride. All the silver stuff looks cool
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Postby cycles gitane » Wed Jan 21, 2009 8:32 pm

fitz wrote:Almost identical to my wifes Cecil save for the seat. Nice ride. All the silver stuff looks cool


Thanks.
Looking at the pics above I see that the Pegoretti is yours.
Not a brand I have heard of, but then I am always learning.
The tube joins look super cool, the Cecil's joins are a bit bulkier.
Nice bike, must be fairly light with the carbon bits?
What tubing does it have?

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Postby fitz » Wed Jan 21, 2009 10:14 pm

Columbus Spirit steel. My preference would have been to put all alloy Record/Chorus if I could get it NOS. But it was too hard to source. Dont know what it weighs to be honest.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dario_Pegoretti [/url][/i]
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Postby chris641 » Mon Jan 26, 2009 11:16 am

Here is my beast :)

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Postby m@ » Thu Jan 29, 2009 11:26 am

Well, she's not the most glamorous bike in the world... but she's all mine ;)

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