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PostPosted: Tue Jul 08, 2008 9:00 pm 
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I bought this last September as frame+fork only off ebay as it was cheap but looked nicely built :wink:

It was supposed to be for the OH but she got a Pinarello without telling me :shock: I was bored yesterday evening so started putting some bits on it :) then a few more and before I knew it, it was finished :)

Took it for a quick spin this morning and came back 55 miles later knackered but grinning from ear to ear :lol:

Its the most comfortable and flickable ( made up word ) bike I've ever ridden :) its fillet brazed, Columbus Nemo and built by Jeff Bruce :?:

The only thing I can find out about him is that he built the track frames for the Welsh squad at a commonwealth games once :?

With a hotch potch of bits its built very easily into a 16lb ish bike :wink: can't do pics of it now as I'm on a crap PC that crashes as soon as I try and load pics onto it :?

But here's the ebay pic I bought it from :wink:

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 08, 2008 9:14 pm 
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No tat there mate, thats superb looking , :D

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 08, 2008 10:38 pm 
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looks pretty cool to me.


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 09, 2008 7:28 am 
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hotch potch....


its a way of life for me.


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 09, 2008 8:59 am 
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Agreeable.


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 09, 2008 7:06 pm 
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Very nice looking bike
I want one :evil:


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 10, 2008 3:23 pm 
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Looks like a great bike, very short back end. Light tyres only!

Never heard of Jeff Bruce but googled and got this -

http://www.abcc.co.uk/pdf_files/Dream%2 ... er%201.pdf

It seems my very old mate Alan Belton is involved, I'll have to get in touch and blag a test one!! :lol:


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 13, 2008 6:32 pm 
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Alright perhaps tat was a little harsh :lol: must say I'm still very impressed with it but the REALLY!! close tolerances are a bit scary :shock: but even when honking out of the saddle nothing touches :wink:

This is it now :wink: A nice Ultegra Octalink chainset is on the way which I think will look a lot nicer :)

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 13, 2008 6:36 pm 
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Nemo is a really nice tubeset, probably perfect for your weight if you ride a frame that sort of size. Looks very nicely put together too (I'll let you off for all those modern parts!)


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 13, 2008 6:37 pm 
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holy cow those tyres look very close to the frame :shock: :lol:


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