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PostPosted: Fri Aug 10, 2018 9:33 am 
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Hi,

Just bought this hopefully arriving in a few days, no idea what it is, can’t find any details for a “Control” model, or of the tubing is any good....

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If the frame is no good, hopefully the stem, bars and seat post are light
The forks are garbage I know already...


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 10, 2018 11:58 am 
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Being Colombus Cyber the frame should be decent :D :D :D 8)


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 10, 2018 12:45 pm 
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Thanks, I couldn’t find any details on “cyber” I wasn’t sure if it was a good tube or not...


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From the top with description
Hyperion - ovalized titanium
Metax - butted Nicrmox (non-rusting Steel)
Altec - butted aluminium
Ego - aero section butted Nivacrom (steel)
Nemo - round Nivacrom tubes with 'Zona Butted Concept'(Z.B.C.)
Genius - round Nivacrom tubes with 'Differential Shape Butted'(D.S.B)
Max, Minimax - Oversize ovalized Nivacrom
EL-OS - round oversize butted Nivacrom
Neuron - round Nivacrom with S.D.S (Stress Disrtibution System)
SLX - round butted Nivacrom with helictical internal reinforcements
Cyber - round butted Nivacrom
Brain - round butted Cyclex(steel, lower grade than Nivacrom)
Thoron - round butted Steel 25 Cr Mo 4
Gara, Aelle - round Steel 25 Cr Mo 4
Tandem - oversize ovalized Nivacrom

This was taken from the Columbus tubing catalogue at my LBS

Not by me I must add :wink:


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 10, 2018 2:30 pm 
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So it’s reasonable...?


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Definitely reasonable :D


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 10, 2018 2:34 pm 
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Not bad for £15 :)


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BARGAIN :shock: 8) 8)


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 10, 2018 6:09 pm 
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I heard a very interesting rumour that the frames used by the Peugeot race team in the early 90s were in fact Chas Roberts frames branded up as Peugeot Team frames.


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 10, 2018 6:10 pm 
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Excuse my ignorance... :) I take it he made good frames? :)


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