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 Post subject: Re: The Festka Scalatore
PostPosted: Thu Aug 31, 2017 10:00 pm 
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amazing. love it


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 31, 2017 11:09 pm 
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CippoForLife wrote:
My man. I never ever ever post on WW anymore (sorry, no time) but congrats on this one.
It was a total pleasure working with you and I hope this baby gives you many happy days and a full recovery.

Mike


This is a genuine "shout out" & "thank you" to Mike & all at Blacksmith Cycles in Toronto. Such a wonderful place and person to work with. Full of passion for the sport and bikes and all round stand up human being. Mike & to all at Blacksmith family, thank you for your patience, kindness & love...

I live half way round the world but man this is my LBS

Thank you everyone on this forum too... too kind with your encouragement and man makes me feel proud to be part of this community with all the positive vibes... sometimes we do bicker and bitch at one and another but really all in good fun and faith!

Thank you to the boys at Festka & Berk for their patience and fantastic work too!!

All in all while recovering this project really took my mind off things and got me looking forward...

Can't wait to receive it now to plague this community with my awesome photography skills ....


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 Post subject: Re: The Festka Scalatore
PostPosted: Thu Aug 31, 2017 11:29 pm 
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Stunning bike and stunning story. I think most people probably look at your bike collection and make some judgments. I have a feeling you realize just how fortunate you are - which makes your collection even that much more special! :thumbup:

Congrats on a successful surgery. Sincerely wish you good health to enjoy these lovely bikes!

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 Post subject: Re: The Festka Scalatore
PostPosted: Fri Sep 01, 2017 4:06 am 
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Wishing you a speedy recovery. The paint job looks amazing! cant wait for the full build thread.

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 Post subject: Re: The Festka Scalatore
PostPosted: Fri Sep 01, 2017 12:22 pm 
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Nothing but well wishes brother and phenomenal bike. Berk and Festka, what an amazing combo. God speed and looking forward to those photog skillz.

Cheers Ben!


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PostPosted: Sat Sep 02, 2017 4:31 am 
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What do you fellas think, corima MCC S+ vs Lightweights on this bad boy?

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Speedvagen
Argonaut 2.0
Pinarello F10
Stinner
Mosaic RT-1
Festka Scalatore
Pegoretti Responsorium Ciavete
Wilier Cento10Air Ramato

Incoming
Rob English
Madone 9.9

The Ex-girlfriends:
Factor One
Field
Baum Corretto


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PostPosted: Sat Sep 02, 2017 5:44 am 
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Really liking the Featkas I've seen. Looking forward to seeing the whole bike here.

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 Post subject: Re: The Festka Scalatore
PostPosted: Sat Sep 02, 2017 6:22 am 
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So awesome! Your story and the bike

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PostPosted: Sat Sep 02, 2017 8:18 pm 
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Bely wrote:
What do you fellas think, corima MCC S+ vs Lightweights on this bad boy?

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I would switch it up and try the Corima MCC S+. You already have a stable full of LW's.

What groupset will grace this beauty? Please say campy



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 Post subject: Re: The Festka Scalatore
PostPosted: Sat Sep 02, 2017 9:20 pm 
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+1 for the Corimas. I think they'll match the frame better than the matte Lightweights could.


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 Post subject: Re: The Festka Scalatore
PostPosted: Sat Sep 02, 2017 11:03 pm 
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+1 for the Corima set, it would be nice to see something different. I hope you have recovered nicely, as I am all too aware that your surgery is a tough one. I work in a Cardiothoracic surgery ICU and have experience with this surgery and it is NOT an easy one. I would LOVE to see your photo's.


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 Post subject: Re: The Festka Scalatore
PostPosted: Sun Sep 03, 2017 12:30 am 
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I know it's a bit old skool now but I'd love to see dura ace 9000 mechanical on it!! I think it would suit the colour scheme really well!! And +1 on Corima wheels over lightweights.


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 Post subject: Re: The Festka Scalatore
PostPosted: Sun Sep 03, 2017 2:10 am 
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Corima


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 Post subject: Re: The Festka Scalatore
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Great story - really love the text on the seat tube. So about the wheels ; totally black Bora's with no decals would be my choice. But that's not the choice -> Corima it will be then. :cry:

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 Post subject: Re: The Festka Scalatore
PostPosted: Sun Sep 03, 2017 10:20 am 
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+1 on Corima.
They will match the modern-pop paintjob better IMO.

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