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  1. poshertotty

    1990's Olmo Super Light build thread

    Did you try Fred James in Alford? Fred retired but the lad that has the shop now, inherited all his tools.. I’d be surprised if he didn’t have one.
  2. poshertotty

    1990's Olmo Super Light build thread

    Thanks. was my first time spraying a frame and I learned a lot. I have an 80s falcon fixie that I’m thinking of renovating next. Looking forward to seeing your finished build..
  3. poshertotty

    1990's Olmo Super Light build thread

    Yes there is definitely a technique to avoid bubbling or ‘orange peel’. I was lucky that I had use of a spray booth to do mine.
  4. poshertotty

    Peugeot Athena 653

    Thanks all for your kind comments. I knew it was in good condition but wasn’t prepared for how little use it’s had in over 30years. The bar tape and the tubulars are the original ones and even the original paper sticker with the catalogue number is still on the chain stay.
  5. poshertotty

    Peugeot Athena 653

    Only thing out of place (other than pedals) is a record seat post instead of chorus..
  6. poshertotty

    Peugeot Athena 653

    So i had a Peugeot 531professional in Z team colours when I was a Junior and I always regretted selling it in the mid 90s and I’ve been looking for the same ever since. I still haven’t found the same frame but this eBay came up trumps with this and I don’t think it’s been ridden more than 10...
  7. poshertotty

    1990's Olmo Super Light build thread

    That looks a great finish. I can’t tell if you’ve lacquered it but if you haven’t and you want to, I’ve used this on a Team Telekom replica I did and I’m impressed with how it went on and how hard the finish is. It’s basically ‘2-pac’ in a can.
  8. poshertotty

    The Road bike Introduce Yourself Here Thread

    Been lurking for some time but ought to share my mint 653 Athena (original tubs and bar tape). Had one of these when I was a junior and always regretted selling it so I’m quite chuffed I managed to get this in almost unridden condition. It goes in a stable with several pinarellos, a Raleigh...
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