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PostPosted: Wed Jun 02, 2010 9:34 pm 
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Nothing exciting, just vinyl but does the job quietly enough


Bit of Vinyl would be ace - Im paranoid about the chrome!

PM me some details - I can PP a drinks voucher or two!


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fingers wrote:
ededwards wrote:
Nothing exciting, just vinyl but does the job quietly enough


Bit of Vinyl would be ace - Im paranoid about the chrome!

PM me some details - I can PP a drinks voucher or two!


Remind me early next week as I'm going dark for a few days


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PostPosted: Mon Jun 14, 2010 7:27 pm 
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Fitted new record cassette, kmc gold chain, record chainset...

Also got a new back plate for my LH ergo from mercian cycles. These chaps are ace! Phoned friday afternoon, part was with me saturday morning.

Just waiting on white panto'd bar tape, and she is done 8)


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Very tidy. That is a great colour for a 90s master.

Have you considered skinwall veloflex?

That's a lotta seatpost too.


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John wrote:
Very tidy. That is a great colour for a 90s master.

Have you considered skinwall veloflex?

That's a lotta seatpost too.


Cheers John, I have been thinking of veloflex, sure, but Im still in two minds - I love these service course michelins, they roll and ride beautifully.

The seatpost is a funny thing, it looks less when looking at the bike 'in person' as it were. Maybe the angle I look down from 8)

Hows your colnago consideration going??


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PostPosted: Tue Jun 15, 2010 1:29 pm 
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Quiet at work, so I popped home, put the new tape on, and took a few quick pics...

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Hope you all approve!


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PostPosted: Wed Jun 23, 2010 10:54 am 
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very nice!! I've not seen such extended head/seat tube before


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PostPosted: Wed Jun 23, 2010 1:32 pm 
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peter v wrote:
very nice!! I've not seen such extended head/seat tube before


Me neither...

Someone suggested it may have been a team frame. Other ideas suggest a vague dabble at 'semi compact' geometry. I have no idea why its like that...


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 07, 2011 12:37 am 
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what you see is colnago's "Freuler" dropped top-tube design, developed for big swiss rider Urs Freuler in the '80s to maintain frame stiffness in the big frame size he required.

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peter v wrote:
very nice!! I've not seen such extended head/seat tube before


Me neither...

Someone suggested it may have been a team frame. Other ideas suggest a vague dabble at 'semi compact' geometry. I have no idea why its like that...


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 07, 2011 6:43 pm 
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wallymann wrote:
what you see is colnago's "Freuler" dropped top-tube design, developed for big swiss rider Urs Freuler in the '80s to maintain frame stiffness in the big frame size he required.

fingers wrote:
peter v wrote:
very nice!! I've not seen such extended head/seat tube before


Me neither...

Someone suggested it may have been a team frame. Other ideas suggest a vague dabble at 'semi compact' geometry. I have no idea why its like that...


Miguel Indurain used to ride Pinarello's with Banesto with the extended head tube design. I think Wallyman's idea is possibly correct as he was a big strong bloke as well.


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