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Last Post 07/16/2013 08:57 PM by Hoshie S. 13 Replies.
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bobswire

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07/10/2013 12:01 PM
Just waiting on different stem (26.0) that'll accept 3TTT 220 bars  and seat post that'll go well with the Nitto pearl stem.
79pmooney

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07/10/2013 12:16 PM
Beautiful, Bob! And different componets, frame, country of manufacture, etc (and clincher, not sew-up) but fundamentally very similar to the bike I raced and have such memories of. Oh, l I had exposed brake cable housings! Aero was a term never used at bike venues!

Quill pedals and stems. Steel. DT shift levers. (Do I see dual pivot brakes?)

Ben
vtguy

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07/10/2013 12:31 PM
She's a beauty!
GJanney

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07/10/2013 02:04 PM
Fantastic build!
Cosmic Kid

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07/10/2013 10:11 PM
Mmmmm....bike pjorn.
Just say "NO!" to WCP!!!!
Orange Crush

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07/10/2013 10:14 PM
Very nice.
madvax

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07/10/2013 10:37 PM
Beautiful!
Ride On

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07/11/2013 06:09 AM
Really nice build
Spud

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07/11/2013 08:47 AM
Love that color scheme! Great job , as always Bob.
CarbonGecko

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07/12/2013 08:21 AM
It's a personal thing but I am not a big fan of colored tires. ESPECIALLY on classic steel bikes.
Hoshie

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07/12/2013 02:18 PM
Now we are talking!
bobswire

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07/13/2013 10:20 AM
Posted By Carbon Gecko on 07/12/2013 08:21 AM
It's a personal thing but I am not a big fan of colored tires. ESPECIALLY on classic steel bikes.

Me neither, these have been sitting in a closet for a couple of years so I threw them on to test out the bike. I will be exchanging them to Vittoria Rubino Pros but I must say the yellow really brings out the green in the frame well. So in this case I think it works, though I'll still be exchanging tires. Ride quality trumps esthetics.




Gonzo Cyclist

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07/14/2013 10:26 AM
she's a beauty!!
Hoshie

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07/16/2013 08:57 PM
Hey bob

What size and which model Merckx?

J
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