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 Post subject: Re: Baum Corretto
PostPosted: Sat Apr 02, 2011 6:56 pm 
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Let's have some proper pics from side on!

Looks like superb attention to detail and a not inconsiderable investment in this one! :up:

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 Post subject: Re: Baum Corretto
PostPosted: Sat Apr 02, 2011 8:49 pm 
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sawyer wrote:
Let's have some proper pics from side on!

Looks like superb attention to detail and a not inconsiderable investment in this one! :up:


I agree, I read 3 pages on this thread hoping to see some more pics of this bike and .......


....Nope just dude's bitching at each other. :wink:


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 Post subject: Re: Baum Corretto
PostPosted: Sat Apr 02, 2011 8:59 pm 
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I'll try and get a side-on shot done tomorrow...


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 Post subject: Re: Baum Corretto
PostPosted: Sun Apr 03, 2011 8:24 am 
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Have to agree with JesseD, would love a sideshot! :) And i completely understand that you would rather show us a professionally made photograph.

I have always had a soft spot for metal bikes and this one is definitely in the top 5! :) Love the purple details!

I do however agree that the cages look a bit out of place. But as a metal fan i can see why you would run those cages, they are fantastic.

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 Post subject: Re: Baum Corretto
PostPosted: Sun Apr 03, 2011 12:38 pm 
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Thats a very pretty bike, for what its worth i would keep the cables as they are as well. The colour scheme is, perhaps, slightly early 90's retro - but thats no bad thing and having violet cables is perfectly in keeping with this. The chosen colours work well with the frame geo, materials and other components. Nice!
I'm thinking that Baum seem to be filling the gap left by Klein for beautiful paint schemes? So much nicer than some of the more mass produced bikes out there.
Very jealous :beerchug:

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 Post subject: Re: Baum Corretto
PostPosted: Mon Apr 04, 2011 7:28 pm 
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sawyer wrote:
Let's have some proper pics from side on!

Best I can do for now (seriously, had real camera trouble lately - ended up using my iPhone for this one!). Nothing makes that purple 'pop' the way it does in bright sunlight though, it's a stunning colour and overall finish:

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Going to the photographer on Saturday...


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 Post subject: Re: Baum Corretto
PostPosted: Mon Apr 04, 2011 9:47 pm 
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Of Lightweight tires ..... it's a shame!
One version would be more tubular consistently with mounting facilities.

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 Post subject: Re: Baum Corretto
PostPosted: Tue Apr 05, 2011 5:11 am 
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Love the bike particularly as it's a local build here in Melbourne (well Geelong) and I have mates with similar good taste.

One question though. If you had this bike custom built, why the steerer stack


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 Post subject: Re: Baum Corretto
PostPosted: Tue Apr 05, 2011 7:19 am 
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It was designed with 15mm of spacers in for adjustability - there's 20mm on there now.

I have neck and shoulder trouble which improves and worsens at will so need to be able to change it if I'm uncomfortable.


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 Post subject: Re: Baum Corretto
PostPosted: Tue Apr 05, 2011 11:14 pm 
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I actually got the measurements wrong too - back down to 15mm already, and it looks like I may even be able to drop down to just a 10mm spacer :thumbup:


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I had missed this one.
As I said in another topic, love the Baum graphics!


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More shots to follow this week - had the professional shots done yesterday... 8)


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Looks awesome. Love that purple combo color.

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 Post subject: Re: Baum Corretto
PostPosted: Tue Apr 12, 2011 6:03 pm 
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OrcaDU wrote:

One question though. If you had this bike custom built, why the steerer stack


yes, thats strange. on a custom build I wouldn't have any spacer.

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I understand the hate against spacers, but, isn't it better for the whole frame to be designed around a bit smaller HT??
I mean, considering stiffness and "responsiveness", must be better to drop 2 cm of HT and get some spacers?

Plus, it looks like he's trying to improve his own "flexiness" to throw away spacers progessively.


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