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06-10-19, 10:06 AM
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Posted By nesposito

Regroup Sunday vintage bike ride with photos

Regroup Coffee and Bicycles in Scottsdale AZ has started a vintage bike ride the second Sunday of every month. Yesterday was the inaugural ride with 9 total riders. Hopefully we can build the group...
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Views: 479
Posted By nesposito

Mine is about as clean as yours overall. Funny...

Mine is about as clean as yours overall. Funny because mine is also a 58 but a bit large for me. I was thinking last night about contacting you about a possible trade cause a 56 is more my size. My...
05-31-19, 10:44 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 8,106
Posted By nesposito

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x480/mangusta_7a69e096d050c0dfb98e7fff87462f769dec66a6.jpg

Sorry for the crappy cell phone pic
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Views: 479
Posted By nesposito

I bought one last year. Also an 88 Master in...

I bought one last year. Also an 88 Master in yellow/white fade and paid $200 in about the same condition. It has the original bar tape and original but un-ridable tires. I think it's worth more than...
05-22-19, 10:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 706
Posted By nesposito

We just set one up in Phoenix AZ as well. Going...

We just set one up in Phoenix AZ as well. Going to be the second Sunday of every month. The first one is June 9th leaving at 7:00 am from Regroup Coffee and Bikes in Scottsdale. It's posted on their...
05-14-19, 10:39 AM
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Posted By nesposito

Three of us did the local Sunday ride on our...

Three of us did the local Sunday ride on our Ironmen. an 87, an 88, and an 89. Fun day.
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Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-19, 03:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 998
Posted By nesposito

out of stock right now but this was my solution ...

out of stock right now but this was my solution

https://www.ribblecycles.co.uk/stronglight-impact-jis-compact-chainset-road/
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-18, 11:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 302
Posted By nesposito

There's company called Big Ring Insurance that...

There's company called Big Ring Insurance that insures bikes. I had mine insured through them when I traveled with my bike a lot. It was only about $9/month. You might look into that.
09-04-18, 10:18 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,537
Posted By nesposito

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x480/ironman_51d65218bbe5f2ac0838c2000c504dc28ae495b4.jpg
1988 Ironman Master in yellow/white fade
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-18, 11:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,789
Posted By nesposito

I had a VERY good experience with a BMC warranty...

I had a VERY good experience with a BMC warranty claim. I had a 2014 SLR02. Following a Saturday morning ride i noticed what looked like chipped clear coat on the back of my seat tube but thought it...
07-31-18, 11:04 AM
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Views: 2,891
Posted By nesposito

I have both a 1988 Ironman Master and a 1980...

I have both a 1988 Ironman Master and a 1980 Olmo. Not top of the line Italian but a really nice bike. I can tell you for sure the Ironman rides, shifts, brakes much better.
07-19-18, 11:50 AM
Replies: 412
Views: 52,742
Posted By nesposito

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x480/1988_ironman_d552fa778f989e39bc8bd7bc8f8094823e504677.jpg
This is the factory bar wrap on my 1988 Ironman. It does start in the center...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-18, 02:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 633
Posted By nesposito

I believe if you watch the stage on the NBC...

I believe if you watch the stage on the NBC Sports app and stream it to the TV they show the entire stage. if you watch it on the NBC Sports TV channel you get a reader's digest version
06-06-18, 12:11 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,359
Posted By nesposito

I'm in as well

I'm in as well
06-04-18, 05:03 PM
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Views: 8,106
Posted By nesposito

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/fbec3af8_296a_4023_919e_27af78a618cf_7bdb67b222afb786dec88e494744dd1257e962cd.jpeg
My 1985 Mongoose Mangusta
05-16-18, 01:21 PM
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Views: 574,242
Posted By nesposito

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x480/ironman_667ce8b455a7ef734d37b423c6c24318a6dd38e8.jpg

my 1988 Master with Shimano 600. An all original bike including bar tape.
04-30-18, 10:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 624
Posted By nesposito

Mine is also the suede version and i actually...

Mine is also the suede version and i actually prefer it.
04-26-18, 09:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 624
Posted By nesposito

this one comes in black or brown suede or white....

this one comes in black or brown suede or white. over your price point but it's on prime so it's under $60 with shipping

...
04-18-18, 12:12 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 52,742
Posted By nesposito

Fire away. I don't mind at all.

Fire away. I don't mind at all.
04-12-18, 10:42 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,818
Posted By nesposito

I'm in agreement with the quote above. I've done...

I'm in agreement with the quote above. I've done that ride and am doing it again this year. i never saw anyone really check bikes to see if they were within the rules. As long as you have down tube...
03-14-18, 05:48 PM
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Views: 328,733
Posted By nesposito

1988 Ironman Master

Here is the serial number and a few photos of my recently acquired Ironman Master
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Posted By nesposito

I know it's a different animal but I just paid...

I know it's a different animal but I just paid $200 for a 1988 Master with the full 600 groupset in pretty much new condition. I think it was WAY underpriced. In my case I don't care if I over or...
03-12-18, 11:33 AM
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Posted By nesposito

ok, i may be a virgin in the world of Ironman...

ok, i may be a virgin in the world of Ironman collectors but I have had the itch for about 6 months and look at ads pretty much daily. I did end up buying by far the nicest of any of the examples I...
03-10-18, 08:36 PM
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Views: 574,242
Posted By nesposito

There's one slight tear in the tape and I'm...

There's one slight tear in the tape and I'm hesitant to even changing that to new cause it's otherwise SO original
03-10-18, 07:37 PM
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Posted By nesposito

Just scored this like new 88 yellow/ white...

Just scored this like new 88 yellow/ white Master. It was completely original including bar tape and tires. Threw on some gator skins til my new tires arrive. Canít wait to take it for a ride
03-10-18, 07:24 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 52,742
Posted By nesposito

I was lucky. I emailed him within an hour or two...

I was lucky. I emailed him within an hour or two and he happens to live about 10 minutes from me. I really didn't need another bike but it was too nice to walk away from. What other pics do you guys...
03-10-18, 04:52 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 52,742
Posted By nesposito

Here you go. I threw the gator skins on...

Here you go. I threw the gator skins on temporarily til I get tires
03-10-18, 04:40 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 52,742
Posted By nesposito

Yes. it is the one from the Phoenix Craigslist ad...

Yes. it is the one from the Phoenix Craigslist ad and it's nicer in person. I am trying to upload some photos but can't seem to get them to upload. Any recommendations?
03-09-18, 09:36 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 52,742
Posted By nesposito

I just acquired a 1988 Ironman Master yellow...

I just acquired a 1988 Ironman Master yellow fade. Bike is “COMPLETELY”original including tires and tape. Obviously tires need to be replaced but the bike looks otherwise new. Really excited to take...
Replies: 22
Views: 1,237
Posted By nesposito

Good for you. Load pics. I'll send some of my Olmo

Good for you. Load pics. I'll send some of my Olmo
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Views: 1,237
Posted By nesposito

It's also interesting when a bike is considered...

It's also interesting when a bike is considered WAY overpriced when that difference is about the cost of a good dinner
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Views: 1,237
Posted By nesposito

if it was REALLY nice i would have paid that but...

if it was REALLY nice i would have paid that but not in it's current condition
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Views: 1,237
Posted By nesposito

I also have a columbus aielle tube frame Olmo...

I also have a columbus aielle tube frame Olmo Super Sprint. Mine has the Gipiemme groupset. They are great riding bikes. I think the one i have is in better shape so I'll go along with the others who...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-18, 04:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 540
Posted By nesposito

I live in the area. the cheap hotels/motels will...

I live in the area. the cheap hotels/motels will be in S. Scottsdale but the better rides are in N Scottsdale. Do you want group rides or do you want to head out on your own. There are rides pretty...
02-09-18, 10:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,391
Posted By nesposito

you can pick these up cheap and throw them on for...

you can pick these up cheap and throw them on for L'Eroica. They have 48/34 gearing OR they offer them as a triple as well. cheap and easy fix

...
11-20-17, 11:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,843
Posted By nesposito

I did L'Eroica California in 2017 and didn't have...

I did L'Eroica California in 2017 and didn't have to do anything like that.
08-03-17, 12:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,875
Posted By nesposito

Olmo Super Sprint

here is my Olmo Nouvo Sprint. Not sure of the exact year but I believe it's between 1979 and 1981
03-27-17, 08:26 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 17,931
Posted By nesposito

I'll be there for the first time and really...

I'll be there for the first time and really looking forward to it. I'm signed up for the coastal route. Not sure if I'll ride my Olmo or Mangusta. Possibly the Mangusta as it's geared a LITTLE...
Replies: 19
Views: 984
Posted By nesposito

I get it. I'm just sitting tight seeing if he...

I get it. I'm just sitting tight seeing if he responds. I'll keep everyone posted as to what I find. Maybe it is a great bike in the hands of a clueless seller.
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Views: 984
Posted By nesposito

I've now made two attempts to contact the seller...

I've now made two attempts to contact the seller thru ebay and one thru Craigslist with no responses. Maybe letting him know I was local and could see the bike is a minus in his eyes???? Makes me a...
Replies: 19
Views: 984
Posted By nesposito

I can check it out in person but the seller...

I can check it out in person but the seller hasn't even responded to two inquiries on ebay. that's why I'm doubting the integrity of the bike overall. I contacted him thru ebay and told him I'm local...
Replies: 19
Views: 984
Posted By nesposito

I am in Phoenix so I can check it out prior to...

I am in Phoenix so I can check it out prior to buying. I submitted a $1000 offer on eBay that expired. Seller never even responded so I question the legitimacy
12-29-16, 03:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 985
Posted By nesposito

your bike is beautiful. the seller of the one I...

your bike is beautiful. the seller of the one I posted is asking $950. I m sure he's a bit flexible. $950 seemed a bit much to me but I'm not familiar with vintage bike pricing.
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Views: 984
Posted By nesposito

Now it's on Ebay and listed as being in...

Now it's on Ebay and listed as being in Scottsdale. He's asking $1800 on Ebay as well. what do you think it's worth assuming it is what he says it is.
12-29-16, 10:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 985
Posted By nesposito

if it helps at all, here's the seller's...

if it helps at all, here's the seller's description in the ad


Vintage c1980's Olmo Nuovo Sprint 12 Speed Road Bicycle
56cm (Measured from top of seat post-down tube to center of...
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Views: 984
Posted By nesposito

According to the seller the decal reads as...

According to the seller the decal reads as follows:



Columbus tubi riforzati garantiti composizioni SL
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Views: 984
Posted By nesposito

I know his ad was vague. I'm trying to get more...

I know his ad was vague. I'm trying to get more info. A repaint would surprise me considering he says it's only been ridden a handful of times. I'm going to try to get more details
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Views: 984
Posted By nesposito

ID this Colnago

Can anyone tell me the year and model of this Colnago. Seller doesn't list anything about the groupset. says it's an 89-90 model year but I know nothing about vintage bikes.
12-27-16, 11:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 985
Posted By nesposito

here are some of 547106 547107 ...

here are some of 547106

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547108the photos. hope it helps
12-27-16, 08:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 985
Posted By nesposito

Olmo nuovo sprint Vigorelli

Does anyone have any idea what year this bike was made in the 80s. I'm considering a vintage bike and found what looks like a really nice condition Olmo Nuovo Sprint Vigorelli edition but cant find...
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