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PostPosted: Sat Sep 11, 2010 8:25 pm 
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Just pick up a really nice Cinelli.
It's a "The Machine", top of the line for 1992

Here's the specs, will follow some pics ;)

Frame: Columbus Max OR light

Fork: Max OR

Headset: Shimano XTR M902 1 1/4
Stem: Cinelli CrMo
Handlebar: Cinelli Fortek Carbon
Grips: Pro grip

Brakes: Shimano XTR
Brake Pads: XTR
Brake Cables: Tektro
Cantilever cable hangers: Tektro
Brake Levers: XTR STI integrated

Shifters: Shimano XTR STI integrated
Front Derailleur: XTR 28,6 top pull
Rear Derailleur: XTR gs
Derailleur Cables: Shimano
Cassette: Hyperglide XTR - Q 12-28
Chain: Yaban 8s lightweight
Cranks: XTR 175mm
Crank Bolts: Shimano
Chainrings: XTR 26-36, Middleburn 46 in green
Chainring bolts: Shimano
Bottom Bracket: BB-UN91, 73x113
Pedals: SPD-M737

Hub Skewers: XTR
Rims: Araya RM-400
Hubs: XTR 32h
Spokes: DT 2mm
Tyres: Hutchinson bulldog

Saddle: Selle Italia Flite
Seatpost: FRM 27,00
Seatpost Binder: Giant

Here's the pics
1: a brand new 1 & 1/4 headset ;)
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2. using a homemade tool, just installed new headset:
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3. building it up:
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4. still building:
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5. finished :)
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cyb


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PostPosted: Sat Sep 11, 2010 8:37 pm 
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Good work. Like the progress pictues. Finished build photo wasnt best quality though fella, get some more up :D


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PostPosted: Sun Sep 12, 2010 11:17 am 
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Yup :D you're right ;)
I had my mobile phone and it was the only camera I had in my shed :)

Here is some more pics, referred to finished project

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 13, 2010 9:28 am 
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Lovely Cinelli with some subtle italian red green coloring! :)
The bottle cage is a bit to flashy for this bike i think.


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PostPosted: Sun Feb 20, 2011 4:56 pm 
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After some work on it, here it is finished and shining.
Take it out for a ride and it's realy beautiful with it's drop :D
I really like that bar, you've plenty of places to put your hand and it's comfortable even on steep downhill ;)

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PostPosted: Sun Feb 20, 2011 9:18 pm 
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wow, it looked good before, but yeah, i am digging that new drop bar setup, looks great. is it 'strade bianche' where you live?


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PostPosted: Sun Feb 20, 2011 9:46 pm 
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merckx wrote:
wow, it looked good before, but yeah, i am digging that new drop bar setup, looks great. is it 'strade bianche' where you live?


Many thanks :D I do think that this kind of frame it's far away better with drops ;)

Well, honestly I live in ... :D

cyb


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 Post subject: machine "stradalizzata"
PostPosted: Sat Feb 26, 2011 6:27 pm 
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Ciao Salvatore.
Grande conversione.
Le leve da strada con i cantilever low profile danno una buona sensazione?
Io ho stradalizzato pure una Cinelli Ottomilauno.
Pace e bici.

Gianluca


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PostPosted: Sat Feb 26, 2011 6:32 pm 
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Ecco la mia Cinelli Ottomilauno dell'89, sverniciata, nichelata e cotta in forno col trasparente e stradalizzata.


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PostPosted: Sat Feb 26, 2011 7:05 pm 
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two cool looking bikes with drops in the same thread? nice.


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