Anyone still have a steel bike?

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kgibbo1868
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by kgibbo1868

My new baby should be getting a splash of colour today, exciting times!
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A bit of Duck Egg Blue base coat.
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Clear coat time


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by Arnie0011

Newbie question: I like to make to jump to setl but like it light for long climbs, is it remotely physically possible to have a Steel bike with disc that is sub 8-9kg without breaking the bank??

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Yes that is easy to do but you have to be smart with your choices. Also depends on the builder and how you work with them.
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backdoor
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kgibbo1868 wrote:
Fri Sep 20, 2019 4:36 am
A bit of Duck Egg Blue base coat.
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What type of paint are you using?
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kgibbo1868
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backdoor wrote:
kgibbo1868 wrote:
Fri Sep 20, 2019 4:36 am
A bit of Duck Egg Blue base coat.
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What type of paint are you using?
Baum uses PPG paint.


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Thrust wrote:
Mon Sep 09, 2019 5:01 pm
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I love that purple. Just killer.

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Thrust wrote:
Mon Sep 09, 2019 5:01 pm
Yep
Agreeing with @coreyaugustus, nice bike and awesome color! The mix of black and silver works for me, especially since you used a crank with silver rings. Gives me hope to find my old Stronglight Pulsion crank a home on a vintage build.

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by coreyaugustus

New steel, no less. 333fab road made from Columbus Spirit. 7.7kg as it sits.

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kgibbo1868
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I put 150km on her and all I can say is rock solid, stable descended, and just fun to push hard. The paint is truly sublime.
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I even did a bit of gravel, the Veloflex Vlaanderen are superb.
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by Wingnut

I have this coming, no WW but can't wait to build it up! A possible repaint required but will confirm when it arrives...
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by kgt

Don't repaint it unless you replicate its current color. It is an anniversary model in very good condition.
Great find BTW! Which tubeset? Columbus Genius?

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Wingnut
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by Wingnut

If a repaint is required it will be exactly the same, there are a couple of scratches I can see but will find out in a couple of days. I'm not exactly sure of the tubing other than Columbus Nivacrome? I'll be building it up with a Campagnolo 10 speed Record groupset with down tube shifters. I'm still deciding whether I put dual pivot brake calipers or delta's on?
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