rBoTM RBotM June 2021 - Open Month - Nominations open!!!!

road Bike of The Month

Jamiedyer

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Welcome to RBotM June 2021
This month we are back on schedule and with the easing of restrictions, good weather and some nice builds I see going on in the threads, I suspect we could be in for a good one.
There seems to be quite a few new members as well so for those of you who have only recently found us then don't be shy, dig out those retro rides and stick them up. This isn't a concourse bike show this is a place to show off what you have been riding and or building lately. For everyone.
Usual rules apply, 2 photos and a brief couple of sentences description with, if possible, a link to a build thread in readers rides or somewhere else where people can get more information.
Entry will be open until last day of the month and then a five day poll will decide the winner.
Best of luck to all

Jamie
 

Peachy!

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I’ll open the batting with my finally finished, Shimano Yumeya adorned, DuraAce equipped 1981 Claud Butler Colstar

It’s a stunning frame to ride, 531 fully butted throughout, with Campagnolo dropouts.
Now built with a new rear bridge to properly space it out to 135mm & built as a 2x10 RetroMod with every conceivable component in DuraAce (inc aero bars) ranging from the mid 90’s to mid 00’s. And finished off with as many Yumeya parts possible (chain, mech bolts, brake shoes & jockey wheels).

Rags to riches build thread;

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Benandemu

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1990 Raleigh Dyna-Tech Cronos with Dura Ace 8 speed.
Rescued from near death, with a very careful, and sympathetic restoration to try and retain as much of the original paint and components as possible. Somebody had treated it to a life outside, and rattle can paint job in black!
The decision to polish most of the components was made as the original finish was badly damaged. Many upgraded Titanium and alloy bolts to make it a bit more special.
There’s a link on here to a build thread, but sadly all the pictures are lost within the host site I was using. I think the intro story is probably the only thing worth reading.

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jimi911

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Jimi911's 1981 WJ Lindsay Racer


 

JSH

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Bianchi Specialissima X4 just finished. Columbus TSX rechromed and painted. C Record century finish group. Selle Italia Campionissimo (Coppi) saddle. Bars were leather wrapped by Kontour.cc in Belgium. Been for a couple of rides already and It's coming with me to Giaole in October (hopefully)
 

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