Old 01-26-13, 07:48 AM
What??? Only 2 wheels?
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As I recall from the initial posting so many words and pics ago , fiataccompli asked for road bikes set up to be functional but which might look ratty. His example as a possible was a Pinarello, hardly a cruiser or garbage bike.

I would never intentionally make a bike look ratty but this frame was abused when it came to me. It still bears its scars invisible in this old pic. I've clear-coated over some of the bare metal, touched it up with slightly mis-matching paint in places not visible. I built it up with a smattering of parts, all meant to be functional rather than aesthetically matching or period-correct. A few details are different now but none you'd likely notice.

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