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03-27-15, 03:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 516
Posted By cbresciani

In The Desert with a Moots!

The more I ride this bike the more I like it. The soft-tail works great with just enough travel to smooth out the bigger bumps, but stiff enough to make climbing more enjoyable and the Titanium frame...
03-20-15, 01:23 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,586
Posted By cbresciani

Wouldn't really call it odd-ball but definitely a...

Wouldn't really call it odd-ball but definitely a jewel, Cinelli steel stem and bar on my Pogliaghi track bike.

http://i1157.photobucket.com/albums/p596/cbresciani/cinelli.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-15, 10:02 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,535
Posted By cbresciani

Beer helps too!

Beer helps too!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-15, 09:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,332
Posted By cbresciani

Another reason you might be sore is that your...

Another reason you might be sore is that your bike does not fit your body or it hasn't been set up correctly for you.
02-22-15, 11:16 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,308
Posted By cbresciani

I really like mine, have grip shifters on my 97...

I really like mine, have grip shifters on my 97 Giant and they still work great, just bought a nice MOOTS YBB-SL with SRAM X0 and it works great too!
02-14-15, 10:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,058
Posted By cbresciani

I would agree with KonAaron Snake. It's not a Ugo...

I would agree with KonAaron Snake. It's not a Ugo De Rosa and whomever you bought it from should probably have explained that to you.
02-14-15, 06:17 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,103
Posted By cbresciani

Wow! That looks great, super job on the paint....

Wow! That looks great, super job on the paint. Very Cool!!
02-09-15, 04:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,716
Posted By cbresciani

This is what it looks like: ...

This is what it looks like:
http://i1157.photobucket.com/albums/p596/cbresciani/imagejpg1-3.jpg (http://s1157.photobucket.com/user/cbresciani/media/imagejpg1-3.jpg.html)
02-08-15, 09:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,716
Posted By cbresciani

^Yeah I don't get why you would buy a bike like...

^Yeah I don't get why you would buy a bike like this and not ride it. I do like the disc brakes compared to my old v-brakes on my 18 year old Giant ATX, man what a difference! Although the...
02-08-15, 08:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,716
Posted By cbresciani

My First Disc-MOOTS YBB SL

I'm pretty excited about this bike, I wasn't really looking for another MTB but I couldn't pass this one up. It looks brand new for being 6 years old. I don't think the previous owner ever rode it.
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01-25-15, 05:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,970
Posted By cbresciani

Nice looking frame, my guess would be early 80's...

Nice looking frame, my guess would be early 80's also 81-83.
01-02-15, 05:59 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 15,022
Posted By cbresciani

I updated my mid 90ish De Rosa Primato with...

I updated my mid 90ish De Rosa Primato with modern Carbon Record Campy Components and I love it!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-14, 05:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,976
Posted By cbresciani

I really like this combo a lot. In the direct...

I really like this combo a lot. In the direct sunlight it looks really good in my opinion.

http://i1157.photobucket.com/albums/p596/cbresciani/imagejpg1-1.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-14, 05:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,265
Posted By cbresciani

At least he's riding a Colnago, looks like a C40...

At least he's riding a Colnago, looks like a C40 HP too!
11-06-14, 08:55 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 17,341
Posted By cbresciani

Great adventure so far Will, looking forward to...

Great adventure so far Will, looking forward to riding with you again whe you get back in town.
10-19-14, 05:56 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,258
Posted By cbresciani

The roads around Lake Como are awesome but I'm...

The roads around Lake Como are awesome but I'm not sure I'd want to ride them, at least not on a bicycle. Very narrow a lot of traffic and they drive crazy! We were just there in September.
10-19-14, 11:48 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,258
Posted By cbresciani

Ramping up, we're just starting to get in to...

Ramping up, we're just starting to get in to great riding weather here.
10-18-14, 04:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,740
Posted By cbresciani

Either Shimano or Campagnolo will work. The...

Either Shimano or Campagnolo will work. The headset should be pressed into the head tube.
10-18-14, 01:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,943
Posted By cbresciani

Yeah, that front fork along with the other...

Yeah, that front fork along with the other engravings and the wrap around seat stays is something I've never seen on a De Rosa, especially not a Primato.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-14, 06:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,128
Posted By cbresciani

I still have a hard time with this concept. Here...

I still have a hard time with this concept. Here in Phoenix our best riding season is just going to be getting started in about another month. Our summers are more like your winters, here we hit the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-14, 05:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,625
Posted By cbresciani

I have a 500 and really like it. The size is...

I have a 500 and really like it. The size is great, the display was a little hard to read but I recently picked up some Tifosi reader sunglasses with the little magnifying lenses on the bottom third...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-14, 09:52 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 12,214
Posted By cbresciani

I don't think bike weight within a few pounds of...

I don't think bike weight within a few pounds of each other really makes that big of a difference. My De Rosa EL-OS weighs in at about 20lbs my Titus Ti weighs in at about 18lbs and my Colnago C40 HP...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-14, 09:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,952
Posted By cbresciani

You are an amazing person, congratulations and...

You are an amazing person, congratulations and keep up the great work!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-14, 06:56 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 10,057
Posted By cbresciani

I thought this was pretty funny, and this was in...

I thought this was pretty funny, and this was in this years TDF! Ok it was a spectators camera but...

http://youtu.be/c-QQjz0EchQ
08-22-14, 11:24 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 14,426
Posted By cbresciani

Pogliaghi pista approximate date is somewhere...

Pogliaghi pista approximate date is somewhere between 1977-79. I rode this in the Colorado Springs Velodrome back in the early 80's.
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08-21-14, 07:25 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 13,242
Posted By cbresciani

Here is my take, I think vintage would be...

Here is my take, I think vintage would be anything from the late 70's and earlier. Classic could be any year in my opinion with a straight or sloped top tube.
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08-15-14, 12:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,557
Posted By cbresciani

I still have and use my Silca floor pump...

I still have and use my Silca floor pump regularly. I bought it in the early 80's, it still has the 10 Speed Drive Import sticker on it, what a great pump!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-14, 08:50 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,026
Posted By cbresciani

Wow! That is very cool. I wish I could buy a...

Wow! That is very cool. I wish I could buy a Campy equipped bike at a sporting goods store.
07-18-14, 04:56 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,264
Posted By cbresciani

Ok, one more from me and this was a bonehead move...

Ok, one more from me and this was a bonehead move on my part. While working on my C40 one day I decided to put on a new chain, popped off the back wheel and set the back of the bike on a small padded...
07-18-14, 01:26 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,043
Posted By cbresciani

I really like their MTB XT and XTR stuff. I still...

I really like their MTB XT and XTR stuff. I still have it on my 97 Giant MTB. The 7700 Dura Ace groupset is pretty nice, I had it on my C40 when I first got it. The brakes worked great, smooth...
07-17-14, 05:29 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,264
Posted By cbresciani

First off Happy 50th DD. The bonehead move I...

First off Happy 50th DD.

The bonehead move I was involved in wasn't from me per se but my sister-in-law. She was visiting from San Diego and is an avid cyclist herself. We are both about the same...
07-14-14, 09:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,552
Posted By cbresciani

Mine is a mid to late 70's serial number 11223...

Mine is a mid to late 70's serial number 11223 the link to the pictures are in my signature if you want to take a look. Same metallic silver as yours. :) You should check out this link Pogliaghi...
07-14-14, 07:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,552
Posted By cbresciani

Congratulations, I love my De Rosa they are great...

Congratulations, I love my De Rosa they are great rides! I also love my Pogliaghi pista too!! :)
07-12-14, 07:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,376
Posted By cbresciani

I would have to agree.

I would have to agree.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-14, 03:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,453
Posted By cbresciani

The bigger question is will the xsmall or xlarge...

The bigger question is will the xsmall or xlarge frame fit you? It appears those are the only two sizes available.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-14, 06:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,228
Posted By cbresciani

That's great you two can ride together, very cool!

That's great you two can ride together, very cool!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-14, 02:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,018
Posted By cbresciani

When I bought my Colnago C40 HP it had all...

When I bought my Colnago C40 HP it had all Shimano Dura Ace components on it. Nothing wrong with Dura Ace but a Colnago C40 with Shimano parts on it just seemed wrong to me. I have since changed...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-14, 06:15 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,026
Posted By cbresciani

I grew up with Campy on my road bikes when I...

I grew up with Campy on my road bikes when I started seriously riding in the late 70's early 80's. I still own my Campy Record, beautiful high flange track hubs and gruppo, track bike from that time...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-14, 07:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,916
Posted By cbresciani

Wow! I don't know how your heart rate can drop on...

Wow! I don't know how your heart rate can drop on a climb. I'm 53 and my heart rate on flats is about 140-160 depending on speed but on hills I'll hit between 170-180 bpm easy. Something definitely...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-14, 09:41 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,457
Posted By cbresciani

I live in Phoenix and did a 30 mile ride today...

I live in Phoenix and did a 30 mile ride today with about 900ft of climbing with partly cloudy skies. Average temp of 89.9 max temp of 104 and a min of 80.6 and drank 2-24oz bottles of water and...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-14, 08:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,414
Posted By cbresciani

It sounds like your fit is not quite right. This...

It sounds like your fit is not quite right. This is a great website to give you some ideas on how to set your bike up without getting a pro fit, which I would highly recommend. Welcome Steve Hogg's...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-14, 04:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,660
Posted By cbresciani

Dave, that is a great frameset you already have,...

Dave, that is a great frameset you already have, if I were you I would upgrade the components and wheels and call it good. I love my EL-OS frame and will more than likely never sell it. Carbon fiber...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-14, 06:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,761
Posted By cbresciani

IMO there could be a couple of things going on....

IMO there could be a couple of things going on. You haven't really said what you're running or training is for, half-full marathon or 5-10k as this could make a big difference and the distances you...
05-21-14, 10:05 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,152
Posted By cbresciani

Congrats on your De Rosa, you will really enjoy...

Congrats on your De Rosa, you will really enjoy riding it no matter what gruppo you put on it.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-14, 03:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,661
Posted By cbresciani

Not a huge fan of the yellow rims, but that's...

Not a huge fan of the yellow rims, but that's just me. I do like the looks of everything else. I think yellow looks great with titanium.
04-07-14, 09:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,951
Posted By cbresciani

Beautiful bike and those pedals are sweet!!

Beautiful bike and those pedals are sweet!!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-14, 07:03 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 7,457
Posted By cbresciani

I think the build looks great! I would have no...

I think the build looks great! I would have no problem riding that bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-14, 05:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,031
Posted By cbresciani

Don't really have a squirrel problem in Phoenix,...

Don't really have a squirrel problem in Phoenix, but I did have to bunny hop over a rattlesnake once while on my MTB, scared the crap out of me. Fortunately I was going fast enough and it was...
03-28-14, 04:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,705
Posted By cbresciani

Nice bike! I love my De Rosa, I would go with...

Nice bike! I love my De Rosa, I would go with Campy Record 8 Speed Ergo, that's what I have on mine and it's a pleasure to ride. Have fun riding it!
03-23-14, 05:29 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 92,878
Posted By cbresciani

Thanks Gary and Gomango, I really enjoy riding...

Thanks Gary and Gomango, I really enjoy riding this bike. It's very reponsive goes right where I point it, and is just a pleasure to ride.
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