Go Back  Bike Forums > Bike Forums > General Cycling Discussion
Reload this Page >

Hand Drawn Pinarello

Notices
General Cycling Discussion Have a cycling related question or comment that doesn't fit in one of the other specialty forums? Drop on in and post in here! When possible, please select the forum above that most fits your post!

Hand Drawn Pinarello

Old 11-01-21, 08:14 AM
  #1  
Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Oct 2021
Location: La Coruna, Spain
Posts: 30

Bikes: Pinarello Galileo 2003

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 17 Post(s)
Liked 98 Times in 17 Posts
Hand Drawn Pinarello

*I'm not sure if this is the right thread to post this but didn't know where to put it*

I've always had a real love for late 90's early 00's road bikes. My dream bike was/is the Pinarello Galileo from 2003. I've had this bike for over 10 years, I love it.

But on a high speed descent on a closed corner I crashed quite badly at over 65 kph and totaled the bike.

Me and the frame survived. So to turn a negative into a positive I decided to draw on it.

This is the result. I hope you enjoy looking at it






For more info & pics see https://firewaterboy.com/ or https://www.instagram.com/firewaterboy_art/

Enjoy!
FireWaterBoy is offline  
Old 11-01-21, 08:37 AM
  #2  
Tragically Ignorant
 
livedarklions's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2018
Location: New England
Posts: 15,613

Bikes: Serotta Atlanta; 1994 Specialized Allez Pro; Giant OCR A1; SOMA Double Cross Disc; 2022 Allez Elite mit der SRAM

Mentioned: 62 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 8186 Post(s)
Liked 9,094 Times in 5,053 Posts
OK, that wasn't what I expected--WOW!!!!!!

That's museum quality art. I've never enjoyed looking at photos of a bike more.

Does this actually get ridden or is it a display piece?

What's a "professional doodler"? Do you do this to other practical objects?

Did I mention "brilliant"?
livedarklions is offline  
Likes For livedarklions:
Old 11-01-21, 09:40 AM
  #3  
Senior Member
 
DMC707's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Norman, Oklahoma
Posts: 5,387

Bikes: Too many to list

Mentioned: 36 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1764 Post(s)
Liked 1,111 Times in 739 Posts
Reminds me of the stuff that used to come from Pegoretti -- Only better OP !

Very trick
DMC707 is offline  
Likes For DMC707:
Old 11-01-21, 10:28 AM
  #4  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Posts: 1,546
Mentioned: 6 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1139 Post(s)
Liked 1,196 Times in 611 Posts
I am pretty indifferent towards the romanticism placed on older bikes and componentry however that bike is art! Absolutely beautiful.
Atlas Shrugged is offline  
Likes For Atlas Shrugged:
Old 11-01-21, 10:53 AM
  #5  
Senior Member
 
PeteHski's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2021
Posts: 7,722
Mentioned: 12 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 4017 Post(s)
Liked 4,400 Times in 2,733 Posts
Seriously, that is very cool!
PeteHski is offline  
Likes For PeteHski:
Old 11-01-21, 11:06 AM
  #6  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2005
Location: northWET washington
Posts: 1,197
Mentioned: 3 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 383 Post(s)
Liked 689 Times in 396 Posts
Astounding. How long did that take you? What is the drawing material and how is it protected?
kahn is offline  
Likes For kahn:
Old 11-01-21, 11:09 AM
  #7  
Senior Member
 
zandoval's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Bastrop Texas
Posts: 4,320

Bikes: Univega, Peu P6, Peu PR-10, Ted Williams, Peu UO-8, Peu UO-18 Mixte, Peu Dolomites

Mentioned: 11 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 878 Post(s)
Liked 1,499 Times in 969 Posts
WOW!!! Cables too!!! Fantastic.. How??? That's it... It's what my bike is missing... Something personal and perfect for a Franken Bike!!!

Now ya got me thinking about simple art work on my seat tube. Something like SERGIO ARAGONES marginal art work from Mad magazine. Maybe some I Spy characters dropping a bomb on my Frankenised French bottom bracket...

Thanks for the Thread...
__________________
No matter where you're at... There you are... Δf:=f(1/2)-f(-1/2)

Last edited by zandoval; 11-01-21 at 11:37 AM.
zandoval is offline  
Likes For zandoval:
Old 11-01-21, 12:35 PM
  #8  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: Chicago North Shore
Posts: 2,328

Bikes: frankenbike based on MKM frame

Mentioned: 7 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 712 Post(s)
Liked 600 Times in 369 Posts
Amazing! (...as in: much better than excellent.) Thanks for sharing this.
philbob57 is offline  
Likes For philbob57:
Old 11-01-21, 01:02 PM
  #9  
Shawn of the Dead
 
Join Date: Apr 2021
Posts: 578
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 277 Post(s)
Liked 448 Times in 216 Posts
Very Very cool .....
Rdmonster69 is offline  
Likes For Rdmonster69:
Old 11-01-21, 01:23 PM
  #10  
Advocatus Diaboli
 
Sy Reene's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2015
Location: Wherever I am
Posts: 8,542

Bikes: Merlin Cyrene, Nashbar steel CX

Mentioned: 14 Post(s)
Tagged: 1 Thread(s)
Quoted: 4669 Post(s)
Liked 1,501 Times in 978 Posts
Awesome artwork. Here's some Mavic kit you should get to go with

Sy Reene is offline  
Likes For Sy Reene:
Old 11-01-21, 01:26 PM
  #11  
I'm good to go!
 
Iride01's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2017
Location: Mississippi
Posts: 14,484

Bikes: Tarmac Disc Comp Di2 - 2020

Mentioned: 50 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 5980 Post(s)
Liked 4,609 Times in 3,182 Posts
I think you've found what your side-line should be if you can do similar art multiple times over and over on frames for other persons.
Iride01 is offline  
Likes For Iride01:
Old 11-01-21, 01:51 PM
  #12  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2015
Location: Massachusetts
Posts: 763

Bikes: S-Works Stumpjumper HT Disc, Fuji Absolute, Kona Jake the Snake, '85 Cannondale SR900

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 219 Post(s)
Liked 217 Times in 142 Posts
Stunning. I just noticed the dice motif in the rear brake bridge!
Charliekeet is offline  
Likes For Charliekeet:
Old 11-01-21, 02:56 PM
  #13  
Tragically Ignorant
 
livedarklions's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2018
Location: New England
Posts: 15,613

Bikes: Serotta Atlanta; 1994 Specialized Allez Pro; Giant OCR A1; SOMA Double Cross Disc; 2022 Allez Elite mit der SRAM

Mentioned: 62 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 8186 Post(s)
Liked 9,094 Times in 5,053 Posts
Originally Posted by Sy Reene
Awesome artwork. Here's some Mavic kit you should get to go with


The art on his bike is way better than that.
livedarklions is offline  
Likes For livedarklions:
Old 11-01-21, 03:14 PM
  #14  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2017
Location: Chapel Hill NC
Posts: 1,683

Bikes: 2000 Litespeed Vortex Chorus 10, 1995 DeBernardi Cromor S/S

Mentioned: 4 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 645 Post(s)
Liked 797 Times in 446 Posts
Originally Posted by FireWaterBoy
*I'm not sure if this is the right thread to post this but didn't know where to put it*

I've always had a real love for late 90's early 00's road bikes. My dream bike was/is the Pinarello Galileo from 2003. I've had this bike for over 10 years, I love it.

But on a high speed descent on a closed corner I crashed quite badly at over 65 kph and totaled the bike.

Me and the frame survived. So to turn a negative into a positive I decided to draw on it.

This is the result. I hope you enjoy looking at it






For more info & pics see https://firewaterboy.com/ or https://www.instagram.com/firewaterboy_art/

Enjoy!
That's spectacular. Please don't get it scratched!
Litespud is offline  
Likes For Litespud:
Old 11-01-21, 04:03 PM
  #15  
Full Member
 
Jmpierce's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2015
Location: The Lou
Posts: 341

Bikes: 82 Trek 710, 90 Trek 750, 86 Vitus, Nishiki Cervino, 1989 Bianchi CdI, 2 Nashbars, an Italian Steel MTB, Sears Spaceliner, and a 74 Schwinn Speedster. I also manage a fleet of Volcanic Patrol bikes, 83 of them.

Mentioned: 3 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 109 Post(s)
Liked 234 Times in 120 Posts
That is amazing! Well done!
Jmpierce is offline  
Likes For Jmpierce:
Old 11-01-21, 05:48 PM
  #16  
Super Modest
 
Trsnrtr's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: Central Illinois
Posts: 23,290

Bikes: Trek Emonda, Giant Propel, Colnago V3, Co-Motion Supremo, ICE VTX WC

Mentioned: 107 Post(s)
Tagged: 1 Thread(s)
Quoted: 10810 Post(s)
Liked 4,452 Times in 2,047 Posts
Originally Posted by PeteHski
Seriously, that is very cool!
Plus one.
__________________
Keep the chain tight!







Trsnrtr is offline  
Likes For Trsnrtr:
Old 11-01-21, 05:50 PM
  #17  
Super Modest
 
Trsnrtr's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: Central Illinois
Posts: 23,290

Bikes: Trek Emonda, Giant Propel, Colnago V3, Co-Motion Supremo, ICE VTX WC

Mentioned: 107 Post(s)
Tagged: 1 Thread(s)
Quoted: 10810 Post(s)
Liked 4,452 Times in 2,047 Posts
That is real talent. Thanks for sharing. Seriously, thanks.
__________________
Keep the chain tight!







Trsnrtr is offline  
Likes For Trsnrtr:
Old 11-01-21, 06:22 PM
  #18  
Senior Member
 
joesch's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2017
Location: Hotel CA / DFW
Posts: 1,697

Bikes: 83 Colnago Super, 87 50th Daccordi, 79 & 87 Guerciotti's, 90s DB/GT Mtn Bikes, 90s Colnago Master and Titanio, 96 Serotta Colorado TG, 95/05 Colnago C40/C50, 06 DbyLS TI, 08 Lemond Filmore FG SS, 12 Cervelo R3, 20/15 Surly Stragler & Steamroller

Mentioned: 10 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 591 Post(s)
Liked 754 Times in 481 Posts
Beautiful tribute to your near tragic crash
joesch is offline  
Likes For joesch:
Old 11-02-21, 06:48 AM
  #19  
Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Oct 2021
Location: La Coruna, Spain
Posts: 30

Bikes: Pinarello Galileo 2003

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 17 Post(s)
Liked 98 Times in 17 Posts
Originally Posted by livedarklions
OK, that wasn't what I expected--WOW!!!!!!

That's museum quality art. I've never enjoyed looking at photos of a bike more.

Does this actually get ridden or is it a display piece?

What's a "professional doodler"? Do you do this to other practical objects?

Did I mention "brilliant"?
Thanks for the nice comments!

This bike does get ridden, it's my current bike and I have ridden over 11 000 km's on it this year.

Professional doodler because I've been doing it all my life. I haven't and I'm not planning to do this on other objects.. Not for now anyway.
FireWaterBoy is offline  
Likes For FireWaterBoy:
Old 11-02-21, 06:53 AM
  #20  
Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Oct 2021
Location: La Coruna, Spain
Posts: 30

Bikes: Pinarello Galileo 2003

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 17 Post(s)
Liked 98 Times in 17 Posts
Originally Posted by kahn
Astounding. How long did that take you? What is the drawing material and how is it protected?
It took me a bit over 6 months, drawing every night after work until 2 - 3am and most of the day at the weekends.

Had lots of problems with smudging at the start so had to clean/redo a lot of stuff which ate up a lot of time and energy.

I use a permanent marker with a double tip. I used (several of) the same marker for the whole bike and then put a thick lacquer to protect it.
FireWaterBoy is offline  
Old 11-02-21, 06:56 AM
  #21  
Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Oct 2021
Location: La Coruna, Spain
Posts: 30

Bikes: Pinarello Galileo 2003

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 17 Post(s)
Liked 98 Times in 17 Posts
Originally Posted by Litespud
That's spectacular. Please don't get it scratched!
Too late! I couldn't justify putting this bike on the wall. The way I see it bikes are there to be ridden.. And I see the scratches, chips, etc. to be part of the art and also gives the bike character.
FireWaterBoy is offline  
Old 11-02-21, 07:11 AM
  #22  
Tragically Ignorant
 
livedarklions's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2018
Location: New England
Posts: 15,613

Bikes: Serotta Atlanta; 1994 Specialized Allez Pro; Giant OCR A1; SOMA Double Cross Disc; 2022 Allez Elite mit der SRAM

Mentioned: 62 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 8186 Post(s)
Liked 9,094 Times in 5,053 Posts
Originally Posted by FireWaterBoy
Thanks for the nice comments!

This bike does get ridden, it's my current bike and I have ridden over 11 000 km's on it this year.

Professional doodler because I've been doing it all my life. I haven't and I'm not planning to do this on other objects.. Not for now anyway.

I have to say it (at the risk of being crass)--if your day job isn't art, quit your day job!
livedarklions is offline  
Old 11-02-21, 07:18 AM
  #23  
Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Oct 2021
Location: La Coruna, Spain
Posts: 30

Bikes: Pinarello Galileo 2003

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 17 Post(s)
Liked 98 Times in 17 Posts
Originally Posted by livedarklions
I have to say it (at the risk of being crass)--if your day job isn't art, quit your day job!
It's actually quite funny you say that.. I did quit my job a few weeks ago and I'm hoping to turn this into a full time gig.
FireWaterBoy is offline  
Likes For FireWaterBoy:
Old 11-02-21, 07:24 AM
  #24  
Tragically Ignorant
 
livedarklions's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2018
Location: New England
Posts: 15,613

Bikes: Serotta Atlanta; 1994 Specialized Allez Pro; Giant OCR A1; SOMA Double Cross Disc; 2022 Allez Elite mit der SRAM

Mentioned: 62 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 8186 Post(s)
Liked 9,094 Times in 5,053 Posts
Originally Posted by FireWaterBoy
Professional doodler because I've been doing it all my life. I haven't and I'm not planning to do this on other objects.. Not for now anyway.
So, my impression of you is you're basically do art like a jazz musician plays--improvisational, but with such a depth of technique that you "improvise" elegant, ornate details and patterns. My feedback, for what it's worth (probably not much) is that the bike demonstrates how brilliantly your technique can be applied to 3D surfaces.

Maybe I'm naive, but I'm thinking you have an incredible potential for genre-busting here.
livedarklions is offline  
Likes For livedarklions:
Old 11-02-21, 10:31 AM
  #25  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Utah
Posts: 8,750

Bikes: Paletti,Pinarello Monviso,Duell Vienna,Giordana XL Super,Lemond Maillot Juane.& custom,PDG Paramount,Fuji Opus III,Davidson Impulse,Pashley Guv'nor,Evans,Fishlips,Y-Foil,Softride, Tetra Pro, CAAD8 Optimo,

Mentioned: 152 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 2281 Post(s)
Liked 4,592 Times in 1,677 Posts
I'll just echo what everyone has already said, that is amazing!!
__________________
Steel is real...and comfy.
jamesdak is online now  
Likes For jamesdak:

Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service -

Copyright © 2024 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.