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Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-16-12, 01:18 PM
Replies: 5,743
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Posted By oldmuthariley
Thanks! - go for the group, fork and stem on the...

Thanks! - go for the group, fork and stem on the Tommasini and post up pics !
The wheels were built by Bradley Wiggins' (maillot jaune in the TDF :thumb:) wheelbuilder ..
they're made up of NOS...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-15-12, 01:53 PM
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Views: 1,249,763
Posted By oldmuthariley
master olympic :) ...

master olympic :)

http://i281.photobucket.com/albums/kk216/devonbay/002-1.jpg
http://i281.photobucket.com/albums/kk216/devonbay/P7140005.jpg...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-11-12, 12:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,335
Posted By oldmuthariley
Lemond bikes all have longer top tubes than you...

Lemond bikes all have longer top tubes than you would expect.
ie: a 55 will have a 55c-c seat tube and a 56.5 c-c top tube.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-20-12, 02:49 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 16,451
Posted By oldmuthariley
here's a painted kelly: ...

here's a painted kelly:
http://i281.photobucket.com/albums/kk216/devonbay/24022012441.jpg
another one
http://i281.photobucket.com/albums/kk216/devonbay/02012012398.jpg
and a black one !...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-18-12, 06:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 971
Posted By oldmuthariley
wow! thanks for the compliments: here's the...

wow! thanks for the compliments:
here's the master olympic - i'm waiting on delivery of some Chris King pink R45 hubs - will be laced to NOS campagnolo omega 20 rims...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-18-12, 06:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 971
Posted By oldmuthariley
i do like a snazzy bike! component wise i...

i do like a snazzy bike!

component wise i have the following:
Bars: Deda 215 shallow silver
Stem: Kelly 1" ahead 110mm red
Headset: King 1" aheadset blue
Levers: Campag veloce 10 speed silver...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-17-12, 01:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 971
Posted By oldmuthariley
I'll be keeping the headset and fork nicely...

I'll be keeping the headset and fork nicely bubble wrapped in my shed if i ever feel like using
them with a quill stem - No scapin will be harmed in the building of this bike!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-17-12, 01:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 971
Posted By oldmuthariley
My new Scapin Pro

Arriving from france in the next day or so:

Frame weighs arounds 1650g so pretty light.
I'm going to build this up woth a mix of silver campagnolo 10 speed
and also putting on some threadless...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-07-12, 12:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 358
Posted By oldmuthariley
An hour and a half of C and V viewing BLISS from 1976

A Sunday in Hell........

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D4IDCkcnnHg&feature=related

ENJOY!
:thumb:
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-16-12, 03:48 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,444
Posted By oldmuthariley
after not being happy with the look of the bike -...

after not being happy with the look of the bike - somehow just didn't "look right" i swapped the following:

Seatpost now a thomson masterpiece with a Rolls saddle, cranks changed to Record...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-15-12, 08:59 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,444
Posted By oldmuthariley
i just got back from a sunny but chilly 2 and a...

i just got back from a sunny but chilly 2 and a half hour ride.
The Colnago felt great - slightly smaller than i've been riding recently but just the right amount of reach.
It feels pretty light...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-14-12, 01:57 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,444
Posted By oldmuthariley
Hi thanks for the comments. i could colour...

Hi thanks for the comments.
i could colour match the stem and have a pair of straight forks that i could paint too (maybe i will do that for spares)
re: silver post etc - i'll stick with what i've...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-14-12, 12:27 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,444
Posted By oldmuthariley
wow! that's a real beauty. Silver record Hubs? ...

wow! that's a real beauty. Silver record Hubs?
What year is the frame/forks ?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-13-12, 02:58 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,444
Posted By oldmuthariley
Hey, i don't have much info apart from that they...

Hey, i don't have much info apart from that they were made by Kelly, the one on this bike is a -17 degree so effectively horizontal.
I also have a -10 degree that points up slightly but not too far....
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-13-12, 01:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,444
Posted By oldmuthariley
I finally found time to take the Master down to...

I finally found time to take the Master down to the LBS to install the cables and chain - apart form that i did everything else.
i should get it back in the next day or two.
I've changed the saddle...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-03-12, 02:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,444
Posted By oldmuthariley
i'll take that as a compliment ;) i'm going...

i'll take that as a compliment ;)

i'm going to stick on some other record cranks and use these ultra torques for a more modern build
hopefully the chain and cables will be done in the next week...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-02-12, 12:55 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 16,916
Posted By oldmuthariley
lovely ! especially the stays... i'd...

lovely ! especially the stays...

i'd personally go for:

a 1" colour matched ahead stem (such as a kelly) and colour matched or black spacers
destickered lower profile rims
plain seatpost
...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-02-12, 12:39 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,444
Posted By oldmuthariley
nearly there.... not sure which tyres to use...

nearly there....
not sure which tyres to use and these are the spare wheels - build will have silver record hubs

http://i281.photobucket.com/albums/kk216/devonbay/009.jpg
...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-02-12, 12:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Posted By oldmuthariley
Just looked at your blog mavesyn - i'm in...

Just looked at your blog mavesyn - i'm in Merseyside too :)
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-01-12, 02:59 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,444
Posted By oldmuthariley
Well, i've done all i can building up the...

Well, i've done all i can building up the frame/forks.
The following need doing: (by the LBS)

Brake and gear cables installed.
Chain put on

Bottom brakcet cable guide ****what do other...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-01-12, 02:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Posted By oldmuthariley
I used to have this beauty - Reynolds 653 - tight...

I used to have this beauty - Reynolds 653 - tight geometry .
DR was a renowned frame builder from Slough , Berkshire who only made custom frames.
Very sought after!...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-29-12, 12:37 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,444
Posted By oldmuthariley
a cup of tea and a few nerves later and voila! ...

a cup of tea and a few nerves later and voila!

http://i281.photobucket.com/albums/kk216/devonbay/29032012476.jpg

my first ever headset installation with my new headset press - it went in no...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-29-12, 11:45 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,444
Posted By oldmuthariley
Well today a nice cardboard box arrived from...

Well today a nice cardboard box arrived from Italy!!!
I had butterflies opening it (took a while) and inside was the beautiful NOS Master Olympic as described by the seller.
The colours are a lot...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 03-28-12, 04:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,730
Posted By oldmuthariley
well happily i sold the frame and forks for 425...

well happily i sold the frame and forks for 425 (UK) = $675 US :)
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-27-12, 02:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,444
Posted By oldmuthariley
just waiting for the frame to arrive on my...

just waiting for the frame to arrive on my doorstep then the build can begin!
Pictures up soon :)
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