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PostPosted: Wed May 21, 2014 7:02 am 
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Its been awhile since my last build and with a significant birthday approaching it was time to get back in the game. First photo - frame just back from the paint shop - the grand reveal will be at the 2014 Melburn Roobaix ride. I wont give the game away yet but this one is intended to bridge the gap between classic style and modern convenience. Photo by FYXO

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PostPosted: Wed May 21, 2014 8:48 am 
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De Rosa?


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PostPosted: Wed May 21, 2014 11:20 am 
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Bingo! - well done

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PostPosted: Wed May 21, 2014 11:24 pm 
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1983 De Rosa Professional - handbuilt with Columbus SL tubing - freshly chromed and re-finished to original colour scheme. This is obviously the classic style part of the project

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2011 BMC Pro Machine 5.6kg
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PostPosted: Thu May 22, 2014 9:50 am 
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Would you call that colour 'electric' blue?


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PostPosted: Thu May 22, 2014 11:03 am 
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Hope it turns out as good as the Cinelli. Would look great with c-record with delta brakes. There's a full gruppo for sale on campyoldy.

That frame colour is wonderful.


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PostPosted: Thu May 22, 2014 1:07 pm 
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Thanks KB - I hope the Cinelli standard can be achieved also. The colour is indeed stunning - the photos don't do it justice. This build will certainly use the best that Vicenza has to offer and pay close homage to the unquestioned beauty of C-Record but with the benefits of another 30 years of further development - including the sometimes overrated (by delta brake owners) task of actually being able to stop. To reflect the C-Record 'look' the components wont be used straight out of the box but undergo some customisation - starting with the removal of the graphics...... (you are looking at the shifter lever blades)

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'72 Cinelli SC
'86 Giro Pinarello Team Issue
'58 Bianchi Tour De France (in bits)
2011 BMC Pro Machine 5.6kg
the 2014 project


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PostPosted: Thu May 22, 2014 2:20 pm 
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Beautiful!


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PostPosted: Fri May 23, 2014 12:10 pm 
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like!
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Lol we have an artist here! :)


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PostPosted: Sat May 24, 2014 3:09 pm 
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While we wait, let's see (or post a link) to the Cinelli being talked about above.


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PostPosted: Sun May 25, 2014 5:32 am 
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The Cinelli project:

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The full story in all its glory can be found here:
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'72 Cinelli SC
'86 Giro Pinarello Team Issue
'58 Bianchi Tour De France (in bits)
2011 BMC Pro Machine 5.6kg
the 2014 project


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PostPosted: Mon May 26, 2014 12:38 am 
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Just a little update today - found the seatpost I needed on the weekend – I think KB's advice helped me finalise the choice – C-Record with engraved logo – still the most beautiful AND functional Campy have produced. Should be quite a bit happening this week - really looking forward to seeing some of the parts being put together

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'72 Cinelli SC
'86 Giro Pinarello Team Issue
'58 Bianchi Tour De France (in bits)
2011 BMC Pro Machine 5.6kg
the 2014 project


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