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    Dolce far niente bigbossman's Avatar
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    Happy Birthday to me - the new frame set showed up!

    .....And is was delivered on my birthday, too. Here's a teaser:

    "Love is not the dying moan of a distant violin, it’s the triumphant twang of a bedspring."

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    TEASE! There had better be more photos by the time I get back from the store.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cuda2k View Post
    tease! There had better be more photos by the time i get back from the store.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bigbossman View Post
    .....And is was delivered on my birthday, too. Here's a teaser:

    Are you crazy man? We'll hunt you down unless you post up.

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    Happy Birthday ya big teaser ! lol

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    Happy Birthday BBM!

    I know what it is!
    Send me a 10 speed silver Chorus grouppo, and I'll post pictures of it built (no, the bike wasn't one of mine.)

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    Quote Originally Posted by bigbossman View Post
    .....And is was delivered on my birthday, too. Here's a teaser:




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    A Max tubed masterpiece, and I bet you wont run into another one this side of the pond!

    Even prettier than I remembered.

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    Dang, it sparkles! That sure is a pretty frame. Happy B-Day BBM!

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    D@mn.

    Prettier than I remembered too.

    Enjoy that one.

    It is a very nice ride.

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    ...and I was just getting used to the foam tube look....

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    I love it, but the color is for a girl,

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    Them's some funky tubes.
    In search of what to search for.

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    I must be a girl then.

    Something about painted on sparkles makes me laugh.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bmaxwell View Post
    I love it, but the color is for a girl,
    Wrong, newbee. It takes a real man to ride pink


    Bet you can't catch me!

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    the Dancelli is a very sweet bike/frame, happy birthday, and the DeRosa is pretty nice too. I bet you look good on the pink bikes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bmaxwell View Post
    ...I bet you look pink on the good bikes.
    fify
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    Real men ride pink bikes, just not in bad neighborhoods, lol.,,,,BD



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    Quote Originally Posted by USAZorro View Post
    Them's some funky tubes.

    Like a Cannondale built backwards. Seriously nice frame though.,,,,BD

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    How can the color be protected by the sun's UV damage ? Won't it fade if it is left unprotected ?

    BBM's bike is gorgeous, and it's going to be a head turner...
    Last edited by sapolin; 11-28-08 at 10:13 PM. Reason: more details; spell checking

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    Quote Originally Posted by USAZorro View Post
    Them's some funky tubes.
    Ovalized Columbus MAX tubing.

    Quote Originally Posted by jgedwa View Post
    I must be a girl then.

    Something about painted on sparkles makes me laugh.
    Me, too. Shhhhh, don't tell anyone....... Seriously - I think someone went a little overboard with the airbrush, and I'd delete them if I had my druthers. But, the flash seems to really make them stand out - they are much more subdued in person.
    Last edited by bigbossman; 11-28-08 at 10:23 PM.
    "Love is not the dying moan of a distant violin, it’s the triumphant twang of a bedspring."

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    Quote Originally Posted by bigbossman View Post



    Me, too. Shhhhh, don't tell anyone....... .


    Comin' out of the closet are we BBM?


    ~naw seriously, thats a nice frame. Besides, this is the new millinium. Its okay to ride 'girlie' colors


    Happy Birthday.
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    @bigbossman ,
    Do you have any other frame sets that has MAX tubing in this oversized Ovalized style ?
    Just courious , because i am building up a Merckx with this same tubing and the fork is identicle to yours .
    I would like to know the quality difference in the ride from other Columbus top tubing . ?

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    Happy B-Day BBM. You are softy when it comes to red bikes. I'm glad you never took a trip down to Marina to Dr.D's and kidnapped Sporty!

    Great looking bike! If I move to Palo Alto, can I see it in person?
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    Whats wrong with pink ? lol [IMG][/IMG]

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