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Old 11-14-10, 06:42 AM   #1
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Show Your Moser!

I think the top of my wish list now. How about some fodder for the fantasy - bonus points for internal routing!
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The first really nice bicycle I built up was a Francesco Moser, built from an eighties something NOS Moser frame set. I spent a lot of money and sold the bike to cover my expenditures. I never even rode the bike. I do not like spending a bunch of money on an old bicycle.

Anyway, read about my Moser, if you are at all interested.

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> show me your Moser

why, gladly!









I got this 1978 Francesco Moser San Cristobal frame in Austria and built it up as a fixed gear with blasphemously modern components. Originally it was a racing bike with tubulars, but it does fine with 700C wheels. For a racing bike, it is amazingly, even alarmingly comfortable. Eventually, the plan is to get another frame that I will build up as a fixed gear, and turn the Moser frame back into a geared racing bike (I have kept all the braze-ons intact of course). I am very happy with this frame; it is a keeper.
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I got my1995 (?) Moser Leader AX frame and fork at a bike shop in Erd, Hungary in July 2010. I built it all up over the following couple of months and ended up with the best bike i have ever had. I built up velocity aerohead rims with blue nipples. A mostly 2007 Campy record group. and other great stuff like Nokon cable housing. It is a steel framed bike that weighs in at 19.04lbs. After the first 200 miles i realized that this is a machine built for high mountain swoopy descents. and it looks like i get bonus points because the rear break cable is routed through the top tube.
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Old 11-15-10, 10:22 AM   #5
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Jesse, sounds like you need a Moser-focused, rambling trip around Europe for a graduation present!

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That's a stupendous idea, Neal! I'll start in Italy to get an idea of the origins, then work my way up to the Netherlands via the Paris-Roubaix course to find one in my size. Of course, I'll be so close to Bavaria that I'd have to pop in and drink some brau and eat schnitzel.

Instead though, I'll be moving to Medford and changing diapers! Woo-hah!
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> show me your Moser

why, gladly!









I got this 1978 Francesco Moser San Cristobal frame in Austria and built it up as a fixed gear with blasphemously modern components. Originally it was a racing bike with tubulars, but it does fine with 700C wheels. For a racing bike, it is amazingly, even alarmingly comfortable. Eventually, the plan is to get another frame that I will build up as a fixed gear, and turn the Moser frame back into a geared racing bike (I have kept all the braze-ons intact of course). I am very happy with this frame; it is a keeper.
This is... damn near perfect. Inspired me!
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""amazingly..."

".....alarmingly comfortable....." Wow, i would like to feel that!

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I got this 1978 Francesco Moser San Cristobal frame in Austria and built it up as a fixed gear with blasphemously modern components. Originally it was a racing bike with tubulars, but it does fine with 700C wheels. For a racing bike, it is amazingly, even alarmingly comfortable. Eventually, the plan is to get another frame that I will build up as a fixed gear, and turn the Moser frame back into a geared racing bike (I have kept all the braze-ons intact of course). I am very happy with this frame; it is a keeper.[/QUOTE]
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Show Your Moser

Not sure if this is still an active thread, but I just got a nice Moser with internal routing. Any info is welcomed... John
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Unfortunately I don't have a Moser yet... But I took a head-start.

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Here's my recent build. It's Moser Leader F.M. that's kind of hard to date, but I'm guessing around 1991. The frame is made of Oria GM0.0 tubing and Gipiemme drop-outs, internal cable routing for rear brake, chromed front and rear forks. Seat post size is 27,0mm, it's 55 cm c-c st, 55cm c-c tt. On the pictures it looks like Moser decals are fainted, but in fact they are bright pink (same as on head-tube),
It's build with Campagnolo Record 8 speed groupset and either as show with Shamal Titanium clincher or original Campagnolo Record hubs laced on Mavic CXP12 clincher rims.
3TTT cocpit, Campagnolo Chorus aoero seat-post (still got the original Record seatpost, but its 27,2mm diameter).




I hope you like it. I know it will not be considered Vintage by many, but I think this bike will grow into a classic in the next few years.

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Fantastic! The color combination is unique and the wheel decals bring the overall package together.

I think any bike that is is steel with shiny campy bits on it is a classic.
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'98 Forma, set up my way - mix of Chorus/Record, C-record/Moskva wheels, 8-sp friction, SR quill post (to solve a squat problem), Techomic Deluxe, Cinelli 64 dream bars, Modolo levers.
In addition to comfortable, this bike lunges up grades in tall gears.
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Wow, that's a nice, classic bike. I don't know if it's because of the components choice, but your frame looks more old school then mine. You said it was 1998? How did you determinate what year it is? I would like to date my frame as well.

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Two nice looking Moser in one post, not too shabby. Well built in both cases I'd say, nice job, gents.

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Wow, that's a nice, classic bike. I don't know if it's because of the components choice, but your frame looks more old school then mine. You said it was 1998? How did you determinate what year it is? I would like to date my frame as well.

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hi friend. It has the 1996 Olympics sticker; Dedacciai Zero Tre tubing. The decal placement varied over a few years. And even though I've seen Formas listed as after year 2000, I believe 1998 was the last year Moser made the lugged steel frame - they continued making the TiG'd Leader into the twenty-naughties.
I've found a '94 Moser catalog in Flickr images

Italian site Ray's history has /81-83 and '88-89 Moser catalogs

and a great tee-shirt graphic

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