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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby CXCommuter » Fri Dec 20, 2013 9:50 pm

The 2nd Womble wrote:OK, last gloaty post just because Naomi took forever to build. Still waiting on the gold ano ISIS and chainring bolts and, gold KMC chain and black Thomson Masterpiece seatpost, but now I can finally ride her. So happy :) There is a blue washing basket to the left but it was cut out when posting.
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Absolutely love it, little bit jealous here :mrgreen:
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby The 2nd Womble » Fri Dec 20, 2013 11:30 pm

:D I know I like it, but I'm still surprised that so many others do as well. I'm feeling very smug atm lolz.
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby Le Mong » Sat Dec 21, 2013 12:12 am

The yellow bar tape was a bit much at first but its growing on me.
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby foo on patrol » Mon Dec 23, 2013 11:00 am

You have done well there Womble! 8)

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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby The 2nd Womble » Mon Dec 23, 2013 1:34 pm

I lunched the BB yesterday :(
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby spirro » Mon Dec 23, 2013 1:44 pm

You need a yellow water bottle :-)
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby Mulger bill » Mon Dec 23, 2013 2:12 pm

The 2nd Womble wrote:I lunched the BB yesterday :(

They taste like crap unless slow cooked with coriander. :|
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby The 2nd Womble » Mon Dec 23, 2013 3:18 pm

More like farmed Barra. Very gritty.
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby sumgy » Tue Dec 24, 2013 9:00 am

singlespeedscott wrote:
dodge wrote:My new frame all built up :P



Mate, that looks fantastic. I love IF frames. I've wanted one since I first drooled over a Yo Eddy team Fat Chance MTB back in the early 90's.


I am with Scotty.
Thought very hard about getting an IF when my Moots was destroyed.
My nit pick would be the Thomson stuff.
I love it on MTB's but it just looks "industrial" on road bikes IMO.
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby eeksll » Thu Dec 26, 2013 11:32 am

Still no post christmas pictures? I'll start :), didn't get it for christmas, it did get a few presents though.

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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby sumgy » Thu Dec 26, 2013 3:14 pm

I have a frame and fork:

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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby janejian » Thu Dec 26, 2013 5:17 pm

simonn wrote:Finally got around to putting on my Fulcrum Racing Torq R crankset and getting the steerer cut down on Gugai (FM066, Campagnolo Veloce/Fulcrum groupo and Prolite Bracciano wheelset):

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The above crankset was removed from Van Helsing below because the last bit finally arrived to install the Sugino OX601XD 46/30 super-compact crankset (well, it is my audax bike and I reckon gradients get steeper by 2-3% for every 100km you ride :)):

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There was a bottle cage bolt in the exact place the band on the old front derailleur needed to be so I had to get one of these to work around that:

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... and a new front derailleur, so in a fit of experimentation I went with a Shimano CX-70 as it is designed to work with CX cranksets, i.e. smaller rings. Campmano! So far so go. Have needed to do a bit more tuning.


what weight of your completed bicycle?
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby singlespeedscott » Thu Dec 26, 2013 11:50 pm

sumgy wrote:I have a frame and fork:

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Nice Sumgy. Not a Colnago but Italian made.

What year and size is it?

It looks like a late 80's early 90's in a 59/60cm to me?
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby sumgy » Fri Dec 27, 2013 7:13 am

singlespeedscott wrote:
What year and size is it?

It looks like a late 80's early 90's in a 59/60cm to me?


No idea on the year but am thinking about the same as you.
The guy advertised it as 58cm square (C-C).
Currently I am not even sure what model it is.
He advertised it as being a Concorde Ventana, but my research shows that is a lower end Cromor tubed model.
I have had all sorts of suggestions from elsewhere including Columbo, Mistral, Prelude and Squadra.
It is definitely one of the higher end models given the PRX tubing.
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby The 2nd Womble » Fri Dec 27, 2013 7:58 am

Given the internal cable routing, it has to be a Squadra (pre-PDM days) or the next model down. Nice purchase mate. More desirable to me than most of the Italian branded stuff.
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby sumgy » Fri Dec 27, 2013 8:02 am

The 2nd Womble wrote:Given the internal cable routing, it has to be a Squadra (pre-PDM days) or the next model down. Nice purchase mate. More desirable to me than most of the Italian branded stuff.


Problem is Womble, that Concorde had a heap of models made of a heap of different tubing and in a heap of different paint jobs.
I am leaning to Squadra or Prelude.
The other suggested models were in different tubing.
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby sumgy » Fri Dec 27, 2013 8:11 am

Rather than derail this thread, I would be keen to discuss this frame more over in my thread in Retro.
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby Le Mong » Fri Dec 27, 2013 1:49 pm

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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby ldrcycles » Fri Dec 27, 2013 11:00 pm

Finally swapped the running gear from my cracked Malvern Star onto the new frame, a 2011 Apollo Performance. Jolly good ride for aluminium, especially on downhills.

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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby Carrots » Sat Dec 28, 2013 11:30 am

Sumichino wrote:My bike goes to 11.

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What size is that stem? Surely not a 1 1/4?
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby plasmapuff » Sat Dec 28, 2013 1:09 pm

My new Ti ride with 6800 Ultegra 11 speed :)

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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby ohexploitable » Sat Dec 28, 2013 6:51 pm

plasmapuff wrote:My new Ti ride with 6800 Ultegra 11 speed :)

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why did you make it so ugly?
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby Biffidus » Sat Dec 28, 2013 9:41 pm

plasmapuff wrote:My new Ti ride with 6800 Ultegra 11 speed :)

Love the frame, what is it? Do those bolts at the bottom of the seat stay allow it to be separated to fit a belt-drive?
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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby rheicel » Sat Dec 28, 2013 9:44 pm

Biffidus wrote:Love the frame, what is it? Do those bolts at the bottom of the seat stay allow it to be separated to fit a belt-drive?

They look like a mudguard and rack tabs to me.

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Re: Bike Gallery

Postby Mulger bill » Sat Dec 28, 2013 9:46 pm

Dayum, brushed Ti is soooo beautiful.
Biff, my guess is rack/guard mounts going by the similar near the seat cluster.

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