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PostPosted: Mon Jun 04, 2012 5:41 pm 
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I just picked this and have not done anything to it yet. It is not what I usually collect (Ritcheys) but since I am a sucker for original and interesting, this was too much of both to pass up.

1989 Wicked with Campy Euclid everywhere.

Funny that I now have 2 Fat Chance bikes, this one and another 100% original 1984. That one fell into my hands as well and couldn't be passed up. I need to stick to only Ritcheys or I will end up with a bike collection. :)

The welding on this is really nice, almost looks brazed.

Custom paint is cool and I was told that is was most likely done by Michael Pappaconstantine (the creator of the Yo Eddy figure). Thanks to Scott P Bengtson for this information about Mike: Mike Pappaconstantine - Team Fat Chance rider and the creator of YO Eddy. He also worked in finishing as a brazer and frame alignment tech. Excellent rider, unbelievable cartoonist - AKA the "biggest name in mountain biking"

The condition of the bike is 9.5. It needs a good cleaning and polishing.

I see on the FF site there is a model referred to as the 'Euclid' for 1989. Is that what this is? If anyone knows anything about this bike I would appreciate it if you pass it on to me.


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PostPosted: Mon Jun 04, 2012 5:44 pm 
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A few more photos...


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PostPosted: Mon Jun 04, 2012 6:40 pm 
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:shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock:

that is so sweet and rare! I love the rat style 8)


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PostPosted: Mon Jun 04, 2012 8:25 pm 
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I just love these bikes which have been drawn /signed at the factory,great piece of history, plus these are a great ride


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PostPosted: Mon Jun 04, 2012 9:32 pm 
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that is a great find and the graphics are sweet, not sure I could ever get by with the campy groupo as it really is bulky and IMHO fugly but rare indeed.


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PostPosted: Mon Jun 04, 2012 9:36 pm 
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Awesome! I love it warts(campag) an all :D


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PostPosted: Mon Jun 04, 2012 11:11 pm 
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That's cool:-D

I don't know what the chaps at Campagnolo were thinking when they designed those levers though! The rest of the gruppo looks nice, chainset and rear mech especially

I have a Euclid RD on my Look

Those graphics are a great read!


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PostPosted: Tue Jun 05, 2012 9:50 am 
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8) in the extreme.


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PostPosted: Tue Jun 05, 2012 11:40 am 
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Coolest bike ever? :shock:
What a find!
I´m jealous…


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PostPosted: Tue Jun 05, 2012 11:49 am 
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fantastic, i love it :D


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