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PostPosted: Mon Jul 22, 2013 10:30 am 
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eurperg wrote:
That's a really nice bike Andrev! I like the BIG Biodinamica bottle, I only have the 500ml version and it's too small for longer rides


Thanks!
But mine is used in rain/snow, so its no spotless such your Bottecchia..
Maybe Il do a restoration of the frame, but afraid of loosing the patina..

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 22, 2013 11:33 am 
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My bike is far from spotless, in fact it has touch-up paint everywhere... But im not going to do a full restoration, some patina just adds to the character like you said.

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 23, 2013 2:28 am 
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eurperg wrote:
Meanwhile, I updated the cranks on my Bottecchia:

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Best looking cranks ever made! Looks great!


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 23, 2013 2:43 am 
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Are those C-Record?

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 23, 2013 5:11 am 
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Cranks look great...what bottom bracket did you use with it?

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 23, 2013 5:41 am 
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Yes they're C-Record and Athena chainrings fit nicely without modifications. The BB is Centaur (111mm symmetrical axle). Chainline is the same as with Athena cranks.

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 23, 2013 7:39 am 
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Damn that's nice!

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 23, 2013 9:45 am 
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Beautiful Bottecchia!

Here's my Rychtarski 'Continental'.
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Sweet bike! Very nice choice of color.

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 24, 2013 7:42 pm 
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Beautiful Bottecchia!

Here's my Rychtarski 'Continental'.



The Rychtarski is top !


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 27, 2013 12:47 pm 
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Steel is real! Though a 39/25 low gear is a bit stupid on these climbs...

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 27, 2013 2:03 pm 
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Those seatstays are insane!


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 27, 2013 3:21 pm 
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Those seatstays are insane!-------what he said :shock:

Ted----great photos but please tell us more about this bike. It could almost pass for titanium in looks too.

edit--ok found this http://www.englishcycles.com/custombike ... road-bike/

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In another league, but I've just completed my daily commuter bike. Custom build by Antonio Taverna of Cicli Vetta from Padova...

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 27, 2013 6:40 pm 
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DRAGON60 wrote:
Those seatstays are insane!-------what he said :shock:

Ted----great photos but please tell us more about this bike. It could almost pass for titanium in looks too.

edit--ok found this http://www.englishcycles.com/custombike ... road-bike/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Maybe some personal impressions from you

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Click the link in my signature line... story of the bike from start to finish.

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