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 Post subject: Tommasini Golden Nugget
PostPosted: Fri Feb 01, 2013 5:34 am 

Joined: Wed Sep 28, 2011 12:50 pm
Posts: 98
Waited a long time for this frame and it finally arrived last week. Took out all the parts i kept aside for the gold theme and here it is.

Build list
Tommasini Tecno in gold - Sz 49
Groupset - Campy SR11
Seat Post - Deda Superzero Matte finish
Stem - Deda Zero100
Handlebar - Deda Presa
Saddle - Fizik Antares in black and gold
Bottle cage - Minoura in metallic gold
Wheelset 1) - Bora ultra 2 with evo CX tubs
Wheelset 2 for display in hall and coffee rides) - Shamal Ultra Tubular with evo SC tubs
Bartape - Cinelli Teasure metallic gold
Headset - Campy record
Pedals - Time iClic
Chain - KMC gold chain

Here are the pics :)





PostPosted: Fri Feb 01, 2013 6:06 am 

Joined: Sat Oct 23, 2010 11:13 pm
Posts: 563
Location: Denmark. Yeeees
Looks amazing!
If it was my bike. I wouldt give it Black bar tape. The gold just looks cheasy compared to the rest of the bike.

Custom Rychtarski steel bike
Ridley X-ride 10
Custom Wittson Ti

PostPosted: Fri Feb 01, 2013 6:20 am 

Joined: Mon Jan 10, 2005 10:47 am
Posts: 1064
Location: somewere floating between here and the other side
I want to make love with ur bicycle !!!!!!

Incredibly nice !! Mamamia !(;

PostPosted: Fri Feb 01, 2013 8:55 am 

Joined: Sat Jan 28, 2012 8:37 am
Posts: 73
Location: Oost-Souburg, The Netherlands
Nice work ! :thumbup: Awesome job. But i think i must agree on the black bartape.

Everything is all right in the end, so if everything is not allright it's not the end

PostPosted: Fri Feb 01, 2013 9:22 am 

Joined: Thu Dec 28, 2006 7:32 pm
Posts: 784
Location: belgium
I like this kind of bikes, a lot.
Everything black would have the frame stand out even more.

Bianchi EV3, Master Olympic, Pinarello Asolo

PostPosted: Fri Feb 01, 2013 9:27 am 
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Joined: Mon Jan 14, 2013 5:45 pm
Posts: 353
Location: UK
not a fan of the new wheels

Madone Five Series 2013
Shimano Dura-Ace 9000
Mavic Cosmic SLE 2013

PostPosted: Fri Feb 01, 2013 10:56 am 

Joined: Thu Oct 23, 2008 7:25 pm
Posts: 551
It's like two different bikes, with the different wheels.
I like both of them very very much.
Awesome build. Tommasini's are almost better than Master's

PostPosted: Fri Feb 01, 2013 1:22 pm 

Joined: Mon Apr 23, 2012 10:21 pm
Posts: 166
Location: London, UK
Didn't like it with the Boras. Then I saw the Shamals and it looped back around to awesome. Love it.

 Post subject: Tommasini Golden Nugget
PostPosted: Fri Feb 01, 2013 1:23 pm 

Joined: Fri Feb 11, 2011 3:04 am
Posts: 2686
Location: Mississippi
Looks awesome with the Shamals!!! Spectacular!

Mosaic RS-1

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 01, 2013 1:34 pm 

Joined: Thu Jan 27, 2011 9:52 pm
Posts: 419
Location: USA
Awesome, stunning looking bike! I do like it better with the boras. With the Shamals it's to much gold for my taste. I think the gold bar tape works very nice with this build but I think black would look good as well. Seeing that much seat post I'm a little surprised by the short stem!
Enjoy this beauty :thumbup:

PostPosted: Fri Feb 01, 2013 1:37 pm 

Joined: Sun Sep 19, 2004 6:21 pm
Posts: 2126
Location: around Paris
Unlike others, I like the bike with Boras but the Shamal are too much :noidea:

PostPosted: Fri Feb 01, 2013 2:56 pm 

Joined: Wed Oct 06, 2004 6:55 pm
Posts: 2246
Location: Vienna, AUT
Flavor Flav would rock that with the Shamals.

With the Boras, the bike looks great.

PostPosted: Fri Feb 01, 2013 3:10 pm 

Joined: Thu Jul 06, 2006 5:53 pm
Posts: 821
Location: Expat in Washington DC
Their logo reminds me of a pair of Y Fronts.......

PostPosted: Fri Feb 01, 2013 3:21 pm 

Joined: Mon Sep 17, 2012 10:53 pm
Posts: 585
theletterk wrote:

I think these wheels look so much better. Throw on some black bar tape and it would be SMOKIN in my book! Gold looks cool, but there is A LOT of gold on that. The black wheels and other pieces break up the color.

Fantastic bike!

PostPosted: Fri Feb 01, 2013 3:45 pm 

Joined: Wed Sep 28, 2011 12:50 pm
Posts: 98
:) thank you everyone for the comments. I am flattered by the kind words and thank you for the suggestion with regards to the black bartape. I contemplated using black bartape but chose gold in the end as it breaks up the col between the stem and the handlebar. I wanted the black in between the gold or gold in between the black (whichever way you prefer :) )

The shamal was something I always wanted and when it came out for sale the day I collected the bike....I knew it was fated to be mine(how convenient and what an excuse for me to buy!!!) and I had to get it. Otherwise the bora will always be the choice of wheel for this build.

I had so much fun finding parts for this bike. Not an easy col to match as gold only seems to go well with black.

*gave it a short ride today - definitely in a league of its own. Steel just feels that little bit different. My cinelli supercorsa always put a smile on my face. This tommasini did the same thing to me as well....only difference is that I was literally glowing in the sun :) I have other bikes to do all the painful rides but my steel bikes are reserved for days when I just want to do what I love. Cycle with a toothy grin.

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