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Re: Viner Campagnolo build

Postby BRLVR.v2 » Fri Sep 28, 2012 6:02 pm

Carriage wrote:What's the cost like? I assume you save on frame but pay more by buying groupset etc aftermarket?


Sometimes cheaper to buy a used bike complete as a donor, and cough up for new cables cassette and chain.Group set, wheels , bars, stem, seat post etc... to boot. Flip the frame for a few Lazy $$$, and that will cover chain, cable , bar tape etc...

I'm a tight ar$e on a limited budget, but always manage to cobble the bit together for a minimum expense.

I'm just fine tuning a commuter that I built for a total of $12 out of pocket expense. Won't go into detail here as it's Digger dan's thread, and I don't want to thread drift it for him.

Oh and to bring it back OT, pleased to hear you love your new ride DD .

Ps. sorry for the digression
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Re: Viner Campagnolo build

Postby Dan » Sun Sep 30, 2012 5:27 am

All good Dave. I agree totally - a fully running donor gives you leverage in that you can still ride it while you're collecting the other parts. I mean, the sakae cranks on my commuter work just fine, but the 600s from another $25 gumtree frame match the other group bits, so they'll go on there in time.

As long as there's one fully functional bike at any given time, the tinkering is easy and relatively stress free. Unless eBayes madness is involved.
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Re: Viner Campagnolo build

Postby munga » Sun Sep 30, 2012 7:01 am

diggerdantheman wrote:...As long as there's one fully functional bike at any given time, the tinkering is easy and relatively stress free...


here, here!
pitty43 wrote:Thanks all for your help. Better change my Gumtree add now.

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Re: Viner Campagnolo build

Postby vaeske » Sun Sep 30, 2012 10:26 am

diggerdantheman wrote:snip...Unless eBayes madness is involved.


i know a few people with ebay fever but lets not spoil the party aye. :D
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Re: Viner Campagnolo build

Postby Dan » Sun Sep 30, 2012 10:56 am

vaeske wrote:
diggerdantheman wrote:snip...Unless eBayes madness is involved.


i know a few people with ebay fever but lets not spoil the party aye. :D


:D
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Re: Viner Campagnolo build

Postby sunho » Mon Oct 01, 2012 8:10 am

Dan,
You have convinced me to look for a steel frame for my next n+1 bike ::)

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Re: Viner Campagnolo build

Postby Dan » Mon Oct 01, 2012 11:32 am

sunho wrote:Dan,
You have convinced me to look for a steel frame for my next n+1 bike ::)


Hey Sunho,
that's great news! Just threw together another one yesterday - a Europa I got through the forums too - 105 gear going on to this one.
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Re: Viner Campagnolo build

Postby Dan » Tue Oct 02, 2012 6:20 am

If anyone is looking to pick up something similar - there's one on the gold coast on that auction site.
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Re: Viner Campagnolo build

Postby sunho » Fri Oct 05, 2012 11:41 pm

diggerdantheman wrote:If anyone is looking to pick up something similar - there's one on the gold coast on that auction site.


Looks like it didn't sell so now relisted for 100!

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Re: Viner Campagnolo build

Postby Crowz » Sat Oct 06, 2012 12:11 am

diggerdantheman wrote: however I found a great deal on a 2011 Veloce groupset through Bike24, so that's what it's getting.


After having had it completed for a few days now, any update on how it rides?
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Re: Viner Campagnolo build

Postby Dan » Sat Oct 06, 2012 4:11 am

Crowz wrote:
diggerdantheman wrote: however I found a great deal on a 2011 Veloce groupset through Bike24, so that's what it's getting.


After having had it completed for a few days now, any update on how it rides?


Like butter.
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Re: Viner Campagnolo build

Postby Dan » Sat Oct 06, 2012 4:11 am

sunho wrote:
diggerdantheman wrote:If anyone is looking to pick up something similar - there's one on the gold coast on that auction site.


Looks like it didn't sell so now relisted for 100!

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Someone buy it. Its too big for me.
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Re: Viner Campagnolo build

Postby Crowz » Sat Oct 06, 2012 11:46 am

diggerdantheman wrote:
sunho wrote:
diggerdantheman wrote:If anyone is looking to pick up something similar - there's one on the gold coast on that auction site.


Looks like it didn't sell so now relisted for 100!

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Someone buy it. Its too big for me.


It looks ideal! I need to increase my budget...
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