A new restoration project :) - All I need is the fat lady

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Postby Spiza » Thu Oct 02, 2008 7:09 pm

Nice job. Just don't show it to the old guy next door, he might just want it back now :)
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Postby Robski » Thu Oct 02, 2008 7:27 pm

That honestly looks spectacular, there's no way i'm posting pics of my re-build now it would just look embarassing..
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Postby Parrott » Thu Oct 02, 2008 9:22 pm

When I saw the first photos I was thinking what a POS, scrap the pile of crap. Now it looks really good. Excellent job :!:
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Postby winona_rider » Fri Oct 03, 2008 9:04 am

awesome skillz dude!
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Postby Hebden » Fri Oct 03, 2008 9:19 am

Wow thats amazing, well done!

I am so looking out for a nice old racer to restore. If I can do half as good job as this one I will be pleased with myself 8)
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Postby Mulger bill » Fri Oct 03, 2008 10:22 pm

Nice, very nice.
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Postby senator52 » Mon Oct 06, 2008 5:57 pm

Wow :shock:
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Postby rebelcontender » Sun Oct 19, 2008 2:24 pm

wicked!
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Postby brauluver » Sun Oct 19, 2008 3:53 pm

That's Awesome! You should be very pleased with yourself :wink:
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Postby uncle arthur » Sun Oct 19, 2008 4:52 pm

It is now residing in Canberra with it's new owner. I believe he is pretty happy :)
What is it with cycling? 30+ kmh and lycra???!!!
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Postby Papa Campagno » Tue Oct 21, 2008 3:25 pm

Yep, thanks uncle arthur, as mentioned before, the pics just don't do it justice! The bike rides really good, everything works smoothly, and the paint job is something else, it really is a superb finish. Very happy with the purchase :D
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Postby munga » Wed Oct 22, 2008 7:41 am

yay, nice bike there Papa.
unkee, did you take it for a ride before you sold it?
you selling all your techy stuff for an old steelie just yet?
pitty43 wrote:Thanks all for your help. Better change my Gumtree add now.

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Postby uncle arthur » Thu Oct 23, 2008 9:13 pm

munga wrote:unkee, did you take it for a ride before you sold it?

I rode it to the end of the street and back, just to check derailleur travel, and then I polished it daily until it went in the box. I didn't want to jinx it.
you selling all your techy stuff for an old steelie just yet?

Nope - tech is all good in transition. :)
What is it with cycling? 30+ kmh and lycra???!!!
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Postby Papa Campagno » Thu Nov 06, 2008 4:28 pm

I hope i'm not breaking any rules by posting this, but this Benotto is now up for sale.
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Postby }SkOrPn--7 » Thu Nov 06, 2008 9:38 pm

Really nice work there uncle arthur and great restoration.
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A new restoration project :) - All I need is the fat lady

Postby Kid_Carbine » Fri Nov 07, 2008 7:11 pm

As the thread heading states, all that's needed is the fat lady, & well, here she is.

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Carbine & SJH cycles, & Quicksilver BMX
Now that's AUSTRALIAN to the core.
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Postby Lark2004 » Fri Nov 07, 2008 7:20 pm

:cry: That is wrong on sooooo many levels........
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Postby stevendavid75 » Fri Nov 07, 2008 7:42 pm

tough bike!!
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Postby kukamunga » Fri Nov 07, 2008 8:24 pm

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The girl readin' the form guide's a bit chubby, don't you think? :roll:
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Postby Mulger bill » Fri Nov 07, 2008 9:40 pm

Not by a long way...
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Postby ukalipt » Sat Nov 08, 2008 12:17 am

that is a great rebuild. out of curiosity.
what wheel set did you put on it?
it is running an 8 speed at the back yeah?
if so is the friction shifting ok with moving
the rear derailleur acrooss the entire back cassette?
i like to pedal
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Postby Papa Campagno » Fri Nov 14, 2008 11:58 am

ukalipt wrote:that is a great rebuild. out of curiosity.
what wheel set did you put on it?
it is running an 8 speed at the back yeah?
if so is the friction shifting ok with moving
the rear derailleur acrooss the entire back cassette?


I believe the wheel set that uncle arthur put in was 'joyride', or something along those lines, no complaints, they seem to work well.

Yeah, there is an 8 speed on the back. Surprisingly there is no real problems with shifting at all really. Its only when you shift down to the 1st cog or up to the 8th cog that you have to do it with some momentum carried through the change, as sometimes it doesn't want to engage. Not really what I would call a problem or anything, just something to be aware of.
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