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08-01-22, 12:03 PM
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Posted By LucasHartong

Been riding around part of the Dutch IJsselmeer...

Been riding around part of the Dutch IJsselmeer (lake), together with my wife. She was on a modern steed, I rode my Giant MTB Atlanta special. A simple bike, they say, but she didn't miss a beat...
07-03-22, 12:03 PM
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Posted By LucasHartong

Is that a hot coffee thermos I see on your bike?

Is that a hot coffee thermos I see on your bike?
04-17-22, 10:25 AM
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Posted By LucasHartong

My oh my, what do I see here?! A great Pinarello!...

My oh my, what do I see here?! A great Pinarello! Family of mine? :)
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04-09-22, 04:14 AM
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Posted By LucasHartong

With the Giant Team Worldcup MTB. Sweet winter...

With the Giant Team Worldcup MTB. Sweet winter ride.
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And the...
04-08-22, 03:39 AM
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Posted By LucasHartong

Man, your ride rocks!

Man, your ride rocks!
03-19-22, 11:52 AM
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Posted By LucasHartong

Might it be a lower end Aquila from Italy? Has...

Might it be a lower end Aquila from Italy? Has olive branches too.
https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-bicycles-whats-worth-appraisals/1088849-mystery-aquila.html
03-13-22, 02:17 PM
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Posted By LucasHartong

Thank you, botty kayer for your pictures and...

Thank you, botty kayer for your pictures and thoughts.
02-26-22, 03:15 PM
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Posted By LucasHartong

Steel horse in The Netherlands: Cascarsi. ...

Steel horse in The Netherlands: Cascarsi.

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01-22-22, 03:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 878
Posted By LucasHartong

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01-19-22, 09:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 878
Posted By LucasHartong

Well, the best educated guess right now is that...

Well, the best educated guess right now is that it's an Asolo from 1991 or around that year, as that matches the bike most: SL or CroMor Columbus, Ultegra group... Working on the bike right now. Hope...
01-17-22, 01:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 878
Posted By LucasHartong

Thanks for all the remarks! I do agree especially...

Thanks for all the remarks! I do agree especially with this: "Pinarello: consistent in its inconsistency." Well, on to the cleaning and greasing and enjoyment. Have a great day all!
01-16-22, 03:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 878
Posted By LucasHartong

Thanks again. The only alternative I could come...

Thanks again. The only alternative I could come up with is an Asolo. Let's wait and see who pops up! ;)
01-16-22, 01:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 878
Posted By LucasHartong

Thanks! Serial number on the bottom bracket is...

Thanks! Serial number on the bottom bracket is G0578. Does that indicate something? Date codes on the Shimano parts indicate 1991.
The tubing is Columbus SL CroMor, doppio pessore (double butted).
01-16-22, 01:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 878
Posted By LucasHartong

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01-16-22, 01:27 PM
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Posted By LucasHartong

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01-16-22, 01:25 PM
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Views: 878
Posted By LucasHartong

Pinarello spumoni but which one?

Hello all, a long wish has gone into reality and I got my first Pinarello 'spumoni', with the bright colours. Love it, and I suspect it to be a Montello of 1990/1991. It has a complete Shimano 6400...
12-31-21, 04:27 PM
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Posted By LucasHartong

Happy new year from the other side of The Pond!...

Happy new year from the other side of The Pond! Wishing you lots of beautiful adventures, wherever you live!
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12-21-21, 12:36 PM
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Posted By LucasHartong

Sunset, riding along the Dutch southern coast...

Sunset, riding along the Dutch southern coast this afternoon. Enchanting.
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11-27-21, 10:21 AM
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Posted By LucasHartong

Very wise wife.

Very wise wife.
11-19-21, 06:34 AM
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Posted By LucasHartong

So, I was telling about the old tramways that...

So, I was telling about the old tramways that used to choochoo on our island. This is part two. Today I tried to find traces of this line, between Dirksland ('Land of duke Dirk') and Stellendam, a...
11-17-21, 11:07 AM
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Posted By LucasHartong

Love all the pics and stories! This is real life....

Love all the pics and stories! This is real life. Loving the outdoors. Here I'm preparing a ride.
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11-12-21, 03:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,774
Posted By LucasHartong

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11-05-21, 04:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,774
Posted By LucasHartong

Here we go. This is my recently acquired Viner...

Here we go. This is my recently acquired Viner Special Professional 'stella'. It's an early 1983, with nearly full Shimano Golden Arrow early edition. First picture is as found, rest is work in...
11-02-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 330
Posted By LucasHartong

The hub closing pin says "Michelin" and "Italy",...

The hub closing pin says "Michelin" and "Italy", which amazed me. That would indeed indicate a very early Miche. Quite a riddle...
11-02-21, 09:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 330
Posted By LucasHartong

Michelin Competition hub?

Hi friends, on one of my old tube rims I found a Michelin Competition hub. I have never seen one before and info is very scarce. Who recognizes this? ...
11-01-21, 03:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 672
Posted By LucasHartong

Repainting leather saddle

Hi all, does anyone have experience with repainting a leather saddle? I have a white one and would like to paint it yellow. Is that possible?
10-08-21, 03:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,335
Posted By LucasHartong

Stratos was only offered in 1994. It's on my...

Stratos was only offered in 1994. It's on my Giant Cadex CFR and works flawlessly. Whatever people say, it's not bad!
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09-18-21, 11:35 AM
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Posted By LucasHartong

ON THE (T)RAIL OF THE TRAMWAY There used to be...

ON THE (T)RAIL OF THE TRAMWAY
There used to be a tramway on our isle, until 1956. Unfortunately the tracks were broken up, but here and there you can still see the remains of the once very lively...
09-18-21, 01:30 AM
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Posted By LucasHartong

That is quite a high frame, isn't it?

That is quite a high frame, isn't it?
08-25-21, 01:16 PM
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Posted By LucasHartong

911. Always +1. Sorry, couldn't resist.

911. Always +1. Sorry, couldn't resist.
08-24-21, 01:23 PM
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Posted By LucasHartong

Took a ride in Zeeland, down south Netherlands,...

Took a ride in Zeeland, down south Netherlands, on the Giant Cadex. Sweet ride.
...
08-08-21, 02:53 AM
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Posted By LucasHartong

Light point. Always +1.

Light point. Always +1.
08-05-21, 04:09 AM
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Views: 2,612
Posted By LucasHartong

Turned out to be 'repainted by the last owner',...

Turned out to be 'repainted by the last owner', built up with 'nice parts' according to the seller, so it probably isn't original. Remains a curious case.
08-05-21, 01:06 AM
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Posted By LucasHartong

1994 Giant Cadex CFR3 (carbon/alu) with...

1994 Giant Cadex CFR3 (carbon/alu) with Campagnolo Stratos group. Very light, very loved. :)
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08-04-21, 07:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,612
Posted By LucasHartong

Yes, the decals are quite original indeed (as a...

Yes, the decals are quite original indeed (as a model indication?), but the actual manufacturer is still clouded in shrouds. The decals further seem to show some kind of world record colors and that...
08-03-21, 11:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,612
Posted By LucasHartong

Saw this one for sale in The Netherlands (so not...

Saw this one for sale in The Netherlands (so not mine!). Same kind of bicycle, but with head badge. Anyone recognize this badge? Seems to read P.P.R. and a globe beneath it. Just quite curious!
...
06-30-21, 12:00 PM
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Posted By LucasHartong

Not first gen, but close. :) ...

Not first gen, but close. :)

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06-28-21, 03:22 AM
Replies: 19,213
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Posted By LucasHartong

'Yearning for ice'. See under: 'ice-scream'.

'Yearning for ice'. See under: 'ice-scream'.
06-23-21, 12:48 PM
Replies: 19,213
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Posted By LucasHartong

Took a ride today in the deep south of The...

Took a ride today in the deep south of The Netherlands: Zeeuws-Vlaanderen, directly bordering on Belgium. Beautiful coastal area with lots of nature and the sea-view. The Giant Cadex CFR3 did a very...
06-15-21, 12:36 PM
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Posted By LucasHartong

Awesome bike! Keep on painting!

Awesome bike! Keep on painting!
05-27-21, 01:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,721
Posted By LucasHartong

Thanks, T-Mar. This bike seems so underrated to...

Thanks, T-Mar. This bike seems so underrated to me, including the group. She drives very, very good indeed. To my surprise I must say. I own quite a few bikes, all great, but this is my first...
05-27-21, 12:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,721
Posted By LucasHartong

Haha! Yes, it is. I just found purple steering...

Haha! Yes, it is. I just found purple steering tape and a purple/white Selle Italia. Took me some time, but it's gonna be swell. :)
05-27-21, 04:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,721
Posted By LucasHartong

And part of the manual coming with it. ...

And part of the manual coming with it.
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05-26-21, 11:53 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,414
Posted By LucasHartong

Giant Cadex CFR3 with Campag Stratos group....

Giant Cadex CFR3 with Campag Stratos group. Carbon/alu combi.

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05-26-21, 10:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,721
Posted By LucasHartong

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05-26-21, 10:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,721
Posted By LucasHartong

Giant Cadex CFR Campagnolo Stratos

Hi all, just stumbled upon a Giant Cadex CFR3 with a full Campagnolo Stratos group. The bike is in very good shape. I really like the Campag group, though at the time it was graded as 'low' and only...
04-20-21, 07:31 AM
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Views: 2,415,703
Posted By LucasHartong

Did a ride along the Dutch coast and into Zeeland...

Did a ride along the Dutch coast and into Zeeland province today. Lots of young animals around! ...
04-19-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,251
Posted By LucasHartong

Have to agree there! :)

Have to agree there! :)
04-16-21, 12:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,251
Posted By LucasHartong

Nice one! These bikes are built to last and to be...

Nice one! These bikes are built to last and to be driven! I really like the geometry and 'lightness' of the ride. Sometimes I have to check whether it's really made of steel haha. :)
04-07-21, 02:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,847
Posted By LucasHartong

Hello, G. Varela, check out the thread on my...

Hello, G. Varela, check out the thread on my Cascarsi. It was built by Pesenti in Italy too.
https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1199845-cascarsi.html
He built high-end frames for several...
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