You beauty - let everyone see what you've got!

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Re: You beauty - let everyone see what you've got!

Postby Clydesdale Scot » Thu Jan 26, 2012 2:34 pm

faustorider wrote:... and she has a broken wrist. ...now she is really dirty as she will have her arm in a plaster cast for the wedding.

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carbon fibre, matching Darth Vader suits for the nuptials. Absolute winner there.
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Re: You beauty - let everyone see what you've got!

Postby faustorider » Thu Jan 26, 2012 9:54 pm

Wow, can you get in chrome plated steel too?

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Re: You beauty - let everyone see what you've got!

Postby silentbutdeadly » Fri Jan 27, 2012 8:56 am

faustorider wrote:Wow, can you get in chrome plated steel too?



You could wrap it in Alfoil....


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Re: Colnago Master Piu Completed

Postby elantra » Sun Jan 29, 2012 9:09 pm

faustorider wrote:Here are some photos of my Colnago now completed. Although since these photos were done I have changed pedals to speedplay.
In anticipation of those purists claiming I should have restored it with all period componentry, I will be using this bike for competition so 8 speed with down tube shifters were out of the question.
Also after trialling so many different saddles, the SMP suits me and have gone for comfort as opposed to something period. (I do hope to one day father children.)
I absolutely love the campy wheelset, wish they still made them, hang on no I don't all the more reason these are so great, you just don't see them around.

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pretty hard to trump your Colnago for beauty but here is my Malvern Star, (recent acquisition);

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at the Summit cafe, Mt Coot-tha a few weeks ago.
since that photo the saddle and seatpost have been replaced with something more modern to allow a small weight saving and more importantly a bit more leg extension to assist getting up hills such as this :D
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Re: Colnago Master Piu Completed

Postby vaeske » Wed Feb 01, 2012 9:54 am

elantra wrote:pretty hard to trump your Colnago for beauty but here is my Malvern Star, (recent acquisition);

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at the Summit cafe, Mt Coot-tha a few weeks ago.
since that photo the saddle and seatpost have been replaced with something more modern to allow a small weight saving and more importantly a bit more leg extension to assist getting up hills such as this :D


I quite like this ride! how was the ride up? thought i would've been trecherous on the road up to cootha since its been very wet lately.

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Postby vaeske » Wed Feb 01, 2012 10:03 am

faustorider wrote:...but at least I have my Colnago.


this comment made my day! :) No matter what happens, you're always going to come home and see the colnago...hmmmm goodness.

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Re: Colnago Master Piu Completed

Postby elantra » Fri Feb 03, 2012 10:19 am

vaeske wrote:
elantra wrote:pretty hard to trump your Colnago for beauty but here is my Malvern Star, (recent acquisition);

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at the Summit cafe, Mt Coot-tha a few weeks ago.
since that photo the saddle and seatpost have been replaced with something more modern to allow a small weight saving and more importantly a bit more leg extension to assist getting up hills such as this :D


I quite like this ride! how was the ride up? thought i would've been trecherous on the road up to cootha since its been very wet lately.

Well yes and no, last week was a write-off due to seriously bad weather but this morning was only a bit drizzly.
So I ventured up there this morning on the 'Star and had a great time.
It was cool and pleasant climb up the (windy) back way.
No wheelslip despite riding on worn out rear maxxis 700x23.
Across the top was a bit wet and played cat and mouse with a few dedicated roadies on S-Works and ? Trek.
Descent not full bore but the front (quarry) side of Coottha is the best way to descend in any weather IMHO.
All said it was a surprisingly excellent ride.
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Re: You beauty - let everyone see what you've got!

Postby rokwiz » Sun Feb 05, 2012 11:07 am

Hi all,
Worked out the picture post thing, so here's my "Speedwell" popular deluxe. Speedy.

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Re: You beauty - let everyone see what you've got!

Postby brettels » Thu Feb 09, 2012 9:27 pm

Here is some of my collection......... 8)

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1987 Blackman - That's all I know

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1993 Cannondale R700

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1996 GT Edge - $20 buy from the op shop....

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1992 GT Avalanche

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1993 GT Bravado LE
GT obsession......

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Postby vaeske » Fri Feb 10, 2012 6:53 pm

that's quite an obsession my friend!

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Re: You beauty - let everyone see what you've got!

Postby jaseyjase » Sat Feb 11, 2012 12:56 pm

Paganini Supercorsa, Record 10spd, Cosmic Pros

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Re: You beauty - let everyone see what you've got!

Postby grantw » Sat Feb 11, 2012 5:03 pm

jaseyjase wrote:Paganini Supercorsa, Record 10spd, Cosmic Pros



Lovely, really lovely.
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Postby Mustang » Sat Feb 11, 2012 7:23 pm

Well Done Jase, bet you are pleased you kept it now, cant get over how good the old frame looks with the modern Campy.
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Re: You beauty - let everyone see what you've got!

Postby Mustang » Mon Feb 13, 2012 9:04 am

My new Vitus 979, imported from Europe 5 yrs ago, & built up with Sante, appears to have sat ever since. On arrival to me most parts needed adjustment from lack of use. Have had one ride of 38ks, its very smooth, soaks up the bumps, cassette 11/21 & chain rings of 53/39 are very tall for me, changes easily with a nice clunk, needs decent seat, brake pads, tires. Sante hubs laced to mavic rims, nice & true. Dura ace brakes. Splashed out $200 on pedals to match the Viner.

Doubt the frame has had much use, its been overbadged with the brand of "Soncini".Sunlight shows decals have been removed from the downtubes but is still in place on the headtube. VeloBase.com advise they have no info on this re seller.
Weighs 8.6kg (bathroom scales) The only complaint is the skinny bars?

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Postby munga » Mon Feb 13, 2012 4:30 pm

beautiful. i'm a sucker for metallic blue bikes.
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Postby Semar » Mon Feb 13, 2012 9:08 pm

Beautiful bike. Those Vitus and Alan lugged alum bikes are stunners.
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Postby rokwiz » Tue Feb 14, 2012 9:13 am

Morning all,
Hope you've had a good commute this morning.
Following on from "Speedy"my Speedwell, this is my Sydney bike. Its an old handmade John Mclachlan frame from Newcastle, using Columbus tubing and lug brazed. (Don't know age)
Components are some old Sachs new sucess, mixed with Shimano, old Dura ace wheels
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Re: You beauty - let everyone see what you've got!

Postby Greenmachine » Fri Feb 17, 2012 1:29 am

Mustang wrote:My new Vitus 979, imported from Europe 5 yrs ago, & built up with Sante, appears to have sat ever since.
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Lovely, i'm growing a bigger soft spot for these all the time, there was a track version built up on another forum recently that's also a stunner.

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Re: You beauty - let everyone see what you've got!

Postby Lots of steel bikes » Sun Mar 04, 2012 9:44 pm

Hi all, here is my Moser 51.151. So if anyone has a spare 51.151 pantographed fork ...

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Re: You beauty - let everyone see what you've got!

Postby bpmhigh » Sat Mar 10, 2012 9:47 am

Love your collection LOSB.

These forks haven't attracted any bids yet - located in the Netherlands with worldwide ship.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Francesco-Moser ... 231aae501e

Should these be panto'd on the fork crown or just the dropouts...?

I emailed a guy in the states about a Moser frame and fork last week - sadly the $350 shipping :shock: killed my enthusiasm.

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Re: You beauty - let everyone see what you've got!

Postby bpmhigh » Sat Mar 10, 2012 9:58 am

bpmhigh wrote:Should these be panto'd on the fork crown or just the dropouts...?


Ah-hah... like these 'http://www.pezcyclingnews.com/photos/features/fday/10.JPG

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Re: You beauty - let everyone see what you've got!

Postby Lots of steel bikes » Sat Mar 10, 2012 10:19 pm

bpmhigh wrote:Love your collection LOSB.

These forks haven't attracted any bids yet - located in the Netherlands with worldwide ship.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Francesco-Moser ... 231aae501e

Should these be panto'd on the fork crown or just the dropouts...?

I emailed a guy in the states about a Moser frame and fork last week - sadly the $350 shipping :shock: killed my enthusiasm.


Yep, got a watch on them. That guy has dodgy feedback though. Matuzmaster from Hungary had some just like your pic in your next post (which is what I really would like) but he wanted over $200 with $70 postage. Ouch!

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Postby munga » Sun Mar 11, 2012 1:16 pm

sure, they're expensive, but once you've got them, you'll forget about the three weeks of 2-minute noodles for lunch and dinner. 8)
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Re: You beauty - let everyone see what you've got!

Postby omo » Thu Mar 15, 2012 10:53 pm

Just finished this 1980 Gazelle Champion Mondial.It has the original decals,just a new clearcoat.
I used a 2000 Chorus groupset I had 'laying around'
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Re: You beauty - let everyone see what you've got!

Postby hazmat5765 » Fri Mar 16, 2012 10:24 am

Very nice Omo!
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