A lot of my riding buddies have recently built/acquired some fantastic cyclocross bikes. It's finally put me over the edge. I've always loved rally car racing and, to me, cyclocross is a lot like that. Road racing gear modified to go fast in all conditions. Both disciplines require a certain insanity.
I looked at a lot of frames but when my favorite local shop got a pair of Mash CXSS and Zydeco frames in, I was sold. Problem being: Cinelli says my size XXL frame is out of stock. Until 2014. Or maybe forever. They did have complete bikes in stock. I wasn't a fan of the 105 bits but I happen to have another bike in the works that could use it. I pulled the trigger and picked it up last night. I promptly started taking it apart, a bit painful as I just want to ride it! I have some campy 10 stuff around as well as other campy 10 wheels so going that route made sense.
Here it is, getting de-Shimanoed.
more pictures to follow once my ergolevers arrive; they're lost is usps land right now.