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    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...
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    master olympic :) ...

    master olympic :)

    http://i281.photobucket.com/albums/kk216/devonbay/002-1.jpg
    http://i281.photobucket.com/albums/kk216/devonbay/P7140005.jpg...
  3. 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.
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    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 !...
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    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...
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    i do like a snazzy bike! component wise i have...

    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...
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    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!
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    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...
  9. 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:
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    wow! that's a real beauty. Silver record Hubs?...

    wow! that's a real beauty. Silver record Hubs?
    What year is the frame/forks ?
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    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....
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    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...
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    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...
  17. 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
    ...
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    nearly there.... not sure which tyres to use and...

    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
    ...
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    Just looked at your blog mavesyn - i'm in...

    Just looked at your blog mavesyn - i'm in Merseyside too :)
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    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...
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    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!...
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    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...
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    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...
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    well happily i sold the frame and forks for 425 (UK) = $675 US :)
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    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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