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PostPosted: Sat Mar 23, 2013 3:26 pm 
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By the way I'm planning to freshen up the saddle. Does anybody know if wiping it with clean spirit and then re-proof it with Brooks Proofide would be a good idea? I guess Proofide will do no harm, not sure about clean spirit though. Don't want to ruin the colour..
Any thoughts guys?


Just a little mild detergent to remove dirt , dry then proofride is what I do...I believe any strong degreaser or detergent zaps the leather's natural oils. Not sure if this is correct process, but my rolls and brooks are kept in good shape. :)


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 23, 2013 3:33 pm 
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Just a little mild detergent to remove dirt , dry then proofride is what I do...I believe any strong degreaser or detergent zaps the leather's natural oils. Not sure if this is correct process, but my rolls and brooks are kept in good shape. :)


sweet. thanks a lot chris. might use a drop of wool washing liquid :idea:


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 23, 2013 3:35 pm 
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knyazb wrote:
bikenut2010 wrote:
Just a little mild detergent to remove dirt , dry then proofride is what I do...I believe any strong degreaser or detergent zaps the leather's natural oils. Not sure if this is correct process, but my rolls and brooks are kept in good shape. :)


sweet. thanks a lot chris. might use a drop of wool washing liquid :idea:


:oops: Daddy, why is your saddle so soft and smooth??? :oops:
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 23, 2013 3:38 pm 
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I went to Muswell Hill jumble this morning and bought all the remaining bits and bobs

- Vittoria Rally tubulars, Alpina spokes, Velox bar tape ( in case I decide to use cotton cloth instead of Ambrosio ) and Campagnolo cables

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 23, 2013 3:45 pm 
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OT: just picked up this for my next resto project...nice etched parts...:) what do you think?

want this finish

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/eqzkktkp441ma4v/2lcVIR0_LI


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 23, 2013 4:01 pm 
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Nicccce

Is it Superissimo too?
It looks nice black, but you're right, the one from catalogue looks mega rad!
Not the fan of Ambrosio cranks though..


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 23, 2013 4:04 pm 
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knyazb wrote:
Nicccce

Is it Superissimo too?
It looks nice black, but you're right, the one from catalogue looks mega rad!
Not the fan of Ambrosio cranks though..


Cranks are Gipiemme?
http://www.flickr.com/photos/73502691@N ... /lightbox/


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 23, 2013 4:08 pm 
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oh, i thought they would be made by ambrosio.. like those:

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 23, 2013 4:16 pm 
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oh, i thought they would be made by ambrosio.. like those:

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very very very bling! how could you dare to fit them? :) deffo wall art!


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 24, 2013 9:46 pm 
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bikenut2010 wrote:
knyazb wrote:
Nicccce

Is it Superissimo too?
It looks nice black, but you're right, the one from catalogue looks mega rad!
Not the fan of Ambrosio cranks though..


Cranks are Gipiemme?
http://www.flickr.com/photos/73502691@N ... /lightbox/


I've a nice panto seatpost same as in link , pm if interested ;)

Your saronni is going to look epic .... Love those nos hubs ... Super sexy :D


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