Oh, you might want to use that acetone on the bike and bars as well then!
Lord help if any color is showing anywhere ... remember, we are Ninjas!
Btw, sweet ride, even if it is all black.
Ti Habanero frame that i've been slowly building up and piece mealing over the past 4 years. started out as a triple chain ring tourer.
Soma short reach bars
threaded wound up fork
dura ace threaded head set
ultegra drivetrain (looking to change the crankset. open to suggestions here!)
reynolds R2 wheelset
thomson seat post
selle italia slr saddle
Primary Build Specs:
• Campy Super Record 11 gruppo
• Ritchey Carbon WCS cockpit (Evolution Bars)
• Enve SES 3.4 Clinchers w/CK R45 Ceramic Hubs and Conti GP4000S tires
• Specialized S-Works Toupe Saddle w/custom recovering by Busyman Bicycles
• Matching Custom Bar Tape by Busyman Bicycles
• Other: Speedplay Zero pedals, K-Edge gold/black chain catcher, MC cages
Total Weight: 15 lbs 4 oz.
Tried the new Ultralite Cirris Ti pedals (112g for the pair, including cleats) but never could get comfortable with the clip in/out….replaced with Speedplay Zeros.
Can’t do much about the stack as Mario’s fleet are designed with very aggressive geometry, so this is about as low as I can go. Very smooth and compliant ride.
2013 Cipollini RB800
2012 Firefly Titanium
2011 Specialized S-Works SL3
2010 Trek Madone 6.9
The Ti, the Cippo and the DeSalvo, all HOT!
Love the Campy gruppos and Wound Up forks that have been popping up.
The Cipo' is hot! I had a look at this Busyman business, they do cool stuff!
My 87 Bianchi Campione d'Italia. A bit older than a lot of the bikes in this thread but I think she's pretty hot. Just got the new saddle to match the bar tape today. Some parts original (derailleurs, wheels, crank), replaced brakes with dual pivot Campy Centaur calipers and levers with aero style. Saddle is a Soma Kamisori. I think the stem was replaced by the previous owner, but not sure.
What's the consensus, hot or not?
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Last edited by slave2zeros; 04-19-13 at 04:47 PM.
I'm going to go not on this one. Mostly because of the cheap pedals (a bike of this vintage really needs some nice campy pedals and clips). Saddle looks a little forward with a too short stem. I loved that bike though and used to see it at the shop I worked at, it's a shame that all of the old steel frames just look a little ugly in such large sizes (compared to new bikes with fat tubing that look bad in small sizes and great in large ones). So much so that those wheels don't even look round. optical illusion perhaps?
Still it has potential!
All the other recent bikes I'd give a hot to.
Fair enough. On the pedals, I didn't want clip pedals yet since I'm in the city and a relatively new rider. Being somewhat locked in when stopping relatively often seems dangerous for my inexperienced ass.
Any recommendations on pedals?
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