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 Post subject: Chris King Cielo
PostPosted: Tue Nov 26, 2013 9:47 am 
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Anybody own one?

I am interested in a Sportif Classic as an all weather bike. I want something quite classic looking in steel with mudguard eyelets, 1, 1/8 forks and a racy geometry.

They aren't cheap, but are they any good?

What's the build quality and ride quality like? Some pictures make the welds look quite clumsy.

Anything else out there that you have bought having consdered one?


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 Post subject: Re: Chris King Cielo
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I've only seen and heard good things about them (lugged models)...a bit more timeless than the current plastic frames about atm...

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 Post subject: Re: Chris King Cielo
PostPosted: Tue Nov 26, 2013 8:06 pm 
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have a look on http://www.thewashingmachinepost.net/ Brian Palmer's had one for 3 years now ..


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 Post subject: Re: Chris King Cielo
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They are excellent bikes.


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 Post subject: Re: Chris King Cielo
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I have one of the Road Racers -

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Great Bike, extremely responsive, clean welds, really happy with how it handles.


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 Post subject: Re: Chris King Cielo
PostPosted: Fri Dec 26, 2014 10:39 am 
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Here's mine

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 Post subject: Re: Chris King Cielo
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Looks more like this now.. Swapped the steel forks for carbon and ditched the Honjo fenders (too long, too fragile)

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 Post subject: Re: Chris King Cielo
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The black road racer is simply tits. Clean build right there!

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