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 Post subject: Fondriest SLX
PostPosted: Thu May 28, 2020 6:33 pm 
Old School Hero

Joined: Fri Aug 24, 2018 9:48 am
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Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Bought this wreck of a Fondriest a couple of years ago, the cromovelato finish was flaking off all over, the saddle was snapped forward of the seat post, the rear mech was missing a lower jockey wheel. BUT, it had chrome head lugs and I fell in love.

So, off came the hammered 600 Ultegra 8 speed group, the mis-matched wheels (front on an unbranded nutted hub) and the rather nice Shimano stem, and off it went to the UK, for a respray at Bob Jackson.

When it returned, it got a full Dura Ace 9 speed group (shifters are Ultegra, as they have a working Flight Deck), Mavic CXP30s and a ridiculous white Turbo.

Will try and post some better pics (just looked at these and they are awful!).


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 Post subject: Re: Fondriest SLX
PostPosted: Thu May 28, 2020 6:58 pm 
Retro Guru

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Location: UK
That's really nice - well done :D


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PostPosted: Fri May 29, 2020 9:54 am 
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Nice work! Gotta love Fondriest bikes, so beautifully crafted and they ride so well.


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 Post subject: Re: Fondriest SLX
PostPosted: Fri May 29, 2020 1:05 pm 
Dirt Disciple
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Joined: Fri Jul 26, 2019 1:20 pm
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Location: London
Great renovation! Looks fab.


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 Post subject: Re: Fondriest SLX
PostPosted: Fri May 29, 2020 3:47 pm 
r.B.o.T.M. & P.o.T.M. Winner
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Needs a gold chain :)


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PostPosted: Fri May 29, 2020 3:48 pm 
Old School Hero

Joined: Fri Aug 24, 2018 9:48 am
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Funnily, I looked for a gold chain, but they are all stupid prices.


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