COLNAGO OVAL MASTER EXTREME RESTORATION

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mkentik
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by mkentik

I like to share with you just another project i am currently working with.

Last summer I have purchased from Italy this beautiful Colnago Oval Master which had its share of Joy to his previous owner and it was left in its fate in a corner beaten and neglected.
After a lot of services and totally repairs i managed to bring it to a rideable condition, having changed almost everything else except frame and fork and groupset I really enjoyed for one month and it was as i expected.But my mind is restless and i thought that this frame deserves something better so i have started the total makeover of it.
And here is how we begin first by painting all in chromovelato red
Further to mention that i kept the original fork which i repainted and decided just for a change and weight shed to put a Columbus minimal fork.
Weight as posted.
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As Bought
As Bought
Serviced
Serviced
20191130_153311.jpg
Weighted
Weighted
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Columbus Fork
Columbus Fork
Columbus Minimal 1"
Columbus Minimal 1"
Colnago Flash
Colnago Flash
Colnago Flash 2
Colnago Flash 2
Last edited by mkentik on Sun Dec 01, 2019 12:14 pm, edited 2 times in total.
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[Pinarello Dogma F8 Disc](https://i.imgur.com/Hua8Tb2.jpg?1)
[Colnago Master Oval Titanium](https://i.imgur.com/6rbtutG.jpg)
[Cicli Barco XCR](https://i.imgur.com/Srss6Pb.jpg)

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mkentik
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And the fun continues
Do you Want to see more??????? :!: :!: :!:
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Ritchey stem with matching headplate
Ritchey stem with matching headplate
EVO Titanium seatpost
EVO Titanium seatpost
20191130_154357.jpg
20191130_154406.jpg
Headtube
Headtube
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[Pinarello Dogma F8 Disc](https://i.imgur.com/Hua8Tb2.jpg?1)
[Colnago Master Oval Titanium](https://i.imgur.com/6rbtutG.jpg)
[Cicli Barco XCR](https://i.imgur.com/Srss6Pb.jpg)

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mkentik
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To be continued soon
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[Pinarello Dogma F8 Disc](https://i.imgur.com/Hua8Tb2.jpg?1)
[Colnago Master Oval Titanium](https://i.imgur.com/6rbtutG.jpg)
[Cicli Barco XCR](https://i.imgur.com/Srss6Pb.jpg)

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mkentik
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Oops the other sideImage

Στάλθηκε από το SM-N975F μου χρησιμοποιώντας Tapatalk
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20191201_130331.jpg
20191201_130456.jpg
20191201_130510.jpg
Last edited by mkentik on Sun Dec 01, 2019 12:12 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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[Pinarello Dogma F8 Disc](https://i.imgur.com/Hua8Tb2.jpg?1)
[Colnago Master Oval Titanium](https://i.imgur.com/6rbtutG.jpg)
[Cicli Barco XCR](https://i.imgur.com/Srss6Pb.jpg)

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Wingnut
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by Wingnut

Excellent! Keep showing more!
"It's not the destination...it's the ride!"

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mkentik
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Unfortunately, i was away when the new Columbus minimal fork was here was given to be painted and today i saw that it was wrongly supplied to 1 1/8".So it will be sent back bring the correct one painted and installed. Nevertheless i will use the Colnago flash.for the time being :thumbup:
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Colnago Flash
Colnago Flash
Wrongly supplied Columbus minimal
Wrongly supplied Columbus minimal
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[Pinarello Dogma F8 Disc](https://i.imgur.com/Hua8Tb2.jpg?1)
[Colnago Master Oval Titanium](https://i.imgur.com/6rbtutG.jpg)
[Cicli Barco XCR](https://i.imgur.com/Srss6Pb.jpg)

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mkentik
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and continue with

1)Bottle cages by king titanium with zoom bolts
2)TRP brakes with a long reach to facilitate wider rims
3)Promax headset spacers
4)Dura-ace 12-27 cassette
5)Expander by Columbus
6)Token Ceramic Bottom Bracket
7)Brooks Saddle titanium rails
8)Chris King no thread headset
9)Top cap
10)KCNC seatpost
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Bottle cages
Bottle cages
TRP brakes
TRP brakes
Promax headset spacers
Promax headset spacers
Dura-ace 12-27 cassette
Dura-ace 12-27 cassette
Expander by Columbus
Expander by Columbus
Token Ceramic Bottom Bracket
Token Ceramic Bottom Bracket
Brooks Saddle titanium rails
Brooks Saddle titanium rails
Chris King no thread headset
Chris King no thread headset
Chris king Top cap
Chris king Top cap
KCNC seatpost
KCNC seatpost
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[Pinarello Dogma F8 Disc](https://i.imgur.com/Hua8Tb2.jpg?1)
[Colnago Master Oval Titanium](https://i.imgur.com/6rbtutG.jpg)
[Cicli Barco XCR](https://i.imgur.com/Srss6Pb.jpg)

LewisK
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by LewisK

Good work, looks great!

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mkentik
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And continue!!!

11)KMC SL chain
12)Fork crown
13)Rear derailleur with zoom ceramic pulleys
14)Wheels from ICAN 40 FL with tubeless tyres Schwalbe pro one 23"
15)DT swiss titanium Skewers
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KMC chain
KMC chain
fork crown
fork crown
Rear derailleur
Rear derailleur
Wheels
Wheels
wheels 2
wheels 2
DT swiss skewers
DT swiss skewers
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[Pinarello Dogma F8 Disc](https://i.imgur.com/Hua8Tb2.jpg?1)
[Colnago Master Oval Titanium](https://i.imgur.com/6rbtutG.jpg)
[Cicli Barco XCR](https://i.imgur.com/Srss6Pb.jpg)

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kgt
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by kgt

Definitely use the Colnago fork. A Colnago frame must have a Colnago fork IMHO.
And this saddle is not the best match for this frame. Again, IMHO.

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mkentik
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kgt wrote:
Mon Dec 02, 2019 12:29 am
Definitely use the Colnago fork. A Colnago frame must have a Colnago fork IMHO.
And this saddle is not the best match for this frame. Again, IMHO.
Many thanks for your kind opinion.
The point is that I like to make this a comfortable bike for brevets that's why I have chosen the
Brooks instead of a lighter one, which has amazing comfort.
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[Pinarello Dogma F8 Disc](https://i.imgur.com/Hua8Tb2.jpg?1)
[Colnago Master Oval Titanium](https://i.imgur.com/6rbtutG.jpg)
[Cicli Barco XCR](https://i.imgur.com/Srss6Pb.jpg)

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mkentik
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The crankset 664 gr. Image




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[Pinarello Dogma F8 Disc](https://i.imgur.com/Hua8Tb2.jpg?1)
[Colnago Master Oval Titanium](https://i.imgur.com/6rbtutG.jpg)
[Cicli Barco XCR](https://i.imgur.com/Srss6Pb.jpg)

JSL
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by JSL

Beautiful frameset and I agree that it needs a Colnago fork :-)

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mkentik
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Just to continue i have removed the anodize from all the groupset and i nickel polished by my self everything.
The effect is stunning
Attachments
20191207_155223.jpg
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[Pinarello Dogma F8 Disc](https://i.imgur.com/Hua8Tb2.jpg?1)
[Colnago Master Oval Titanium](https://i.imgur.com/6rbtutG.jpg)
[Cicli Barco XCR](https://i.imgur.com/Srss6Pb.jpg)

Eleven21
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by Eleven21

Great work. Looking forward to seeing this one built up.

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