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The devils in the detail.

Old 06-22-13, 02:42 PM
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The devils in the detail.

I always like the little hardly noticeable details on a bike, If you have any little details on your bike your pretty proud of post the photo, I wanna see dem!
My favourite is my hand painted giant logo in my bike.
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Old 06-22-13, 02:49 PM
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So he is. You know, like clipping the brake cables so that the bottom of the cable is just inline with the bottom of the pads. Things like that
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the threaded race on my Welter

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the threaded race on my Welter
Oooooh, that is nice, get it polished or re-chromed!
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I no longer own this bike, but my Bertoni had a lot of little details.







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the patina in that photo leaves me wanting more -- thoughtfully composed with diffused light/color and sweetly dialed dof.
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I no longer own this bike, but my Bertoni had a lot of little details.
Do you have a photo of the whole of the bike, judging by the detail it may the most beautiful bike I've seen.
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I like the Giant emblem detail....I have a Sedona ATX mtb frame that I plan to do the same thing to.

Here are a few I've posted before...




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I like the Giant emblem detail....I have a Sedona ATX mtb frame that I plan to do the same thing to.

Here are a few I've posted before...
That. Is. Really. COOL. I'm gonna go do it now, thanks for the inspiration
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So many neat details on my Freschi, which is part of the reason why I love it so much.

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So many neat details on my Freschi, which is part of the reason why I love it so much.

Exactly.
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1960 something Rickert.




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Originally Posted by aidanpringle View Post
Do you have a photo of the whole of the bike, judging by the detail it may the most beautiful bike I've seen.
This is really the only decent shot I have of the entire bike:




And here's a shot of the entire drivetrain:

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I always liked the engraved "T" on the fork crown, and of course the chrome. The campy aero brakes i polished up was also a nice touch.

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Originally Posted by Lamplight View Post
This is really the only decent shot I have of the entire bike:
Yup, you've gone done done it. Nicest bike I have seen, it's lovely.
What groupset is that?
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Lamplight, now I'm more bummed than ever that we didn't get a chance to ride together up in Bellingham; that's an absolute beauty, and definitely has more than it's fair share of gorgeous details

This thread is absolutely right up my alley! I think I'll just post a detail a day to assist in keeping this thread right up near the top of the food chain

Somec-pantographed Campagnolo crankarms - for a future project:



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Will, so glad I got to see those red details close-up while in AZ; Wino Ryder, that's the most beautifully-polished brake caliper ever! Absolutely beautiful

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Originally Posted by Drillium Dude View Post
Lamplight, now I'm more bummed than ever that we didn't get a chance to ride together up in Bellingham; that's an absolute beauty, and definitely has more than it's fair share of gorgeous details

This thread is absolutely right up my alley! I think I'll just post a detail a day to assist in keeping this thread right up near the top of the food chain

Somec-pantographed Campagnolo crankarms - for a future project:

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ooooh, there gonna be lovely, please keep posting details, there my favourite part of a bike!
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Not too fancy, but I've always liked this fork crown
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Originally Posted by aidanpringle View Post
Yup, you've gone done done it. Nicest bike I have seen, it's lovely.
What groupset is that?
Thanks! That's Campy Centaur from a few years back. I can't even remember what year, 2008 maybe?

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Lamplight, now I'm more bummed than ever that we didn't get a chance to ride together up in Bellingham; that's an absolute beauty, and definitely has more than it's fair share of gorgeous details
Yeah I was just thinking about that the other day. If I remember correctly I was sick that day. But still, I actually sold that bike years ago so I couldn't have shown it to you in person anyway. Daccordi had a model that was almost identical. There was one on Ebay recently for a ridiculously high price (it didn't sell).

Edit: After some quick research apparently Daccordi made that model for Bertoni. But IMO the Daccordi lettering doesn't look as nice as the Bertoni, even though the paint jobs are essentially identical otherwise.

https://www.cyclofiend.com/cc/2007/cc...orres0207.html

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I like the drillium on the brake callipers.
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