Anyone still have a steel bike?

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Cross-check 58cm with random drivetrain components and Mavic Cosmos wheelset:

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She's as heavy as a tank but puts a smile on my face everytime i ride her :D
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eurperg wrote:Cross-check 58cm with random drivetrain components and Mavic Cosmos wheelset:

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I hadn't yet seen a Surly I aesthetically liked...

Until now, well done!
Hucken The Fard Up !
Colnagos : C50 ST01 - Master 30th AD10 - C40 Mapei WC

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Here is an other one. Made it for a friend. So please ignore the stem.
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SalsaLover wrote:I hadn't yet seen a Surly I aesthetically liked...

Until now, well done!



Thanks SalsaLover. I think it looks even better now, with 30mm tires and less fender gap:

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If I was forced to have only one bike instead of seven, it would be this: Road bike, cross bike, touring bike, or trail-capable monster crosser, fixed, ss or gears... during summer and winter.

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My my eddy merckx mx leader i had but luck buying a groupset for this bike so i stripped my colnago extreme power. I replaced to original fork with this columbus fork and it might the bike slightly less lazy
I ridden a fair bitt with the original fork loved but i wished it would be less of a 'steamroller' with the new fork it is a lot closser to the colnago except its a lot more forgiving and best of all there is a lot of fun smoking your mates uphill on this machine when there ridding their 6. Something kg bikes !(;Image

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michel2 wrote:Thats a nice looking rig ssalmon,
I didnt know about them, what tubing did they use, what is the ride and weight like ? Looks really nice, congrates
if it's the same as the one I managed to source from SBC for a friend several years ago it'll be Columbus Ultrafoco. Very light, 1400g iirc.

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You replaced the original fork with a carbon one on an MX-leader? Seriously? At least get the Columbus carbon fork painted to match!

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Swijnand, is that an outrageous think to do ?
I might to fork painted by i dont think i get it the same colour so i might aswell have in a contrasting colour.
I suposes i cant have a grey seatpost in there iether but its there for a reason, this set up is super comphy suits me well for long distance.

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I've been commuting on steel. This has turned out to be my go-to bike. I cannot remember a road bike I've enjoyed more in the last 20 years.
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michel2 wrote:Swijnand, is that an outrageous think to do ?
I might to fork painted by i dont think i get it the same colour so i might aswell have in a contrasting colour.
I suposes i cant have a grey seatpost in there iether but its there for a reason, this set up is super comphy suits me well for long distance.


MAX fork is a piece of history and is a good part of Max frames & MX-L legend. :thumbup:

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