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Old 06-29-2007, 08:13 AM
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New wheels

On my bike. Topolino wheels replacing those Mavics. Chez sweetness! I could have dieted and lost 1lb but decided to buy some speed. LOL!

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Old 06-29-2007, 09:26 AM
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Tight

Thought I saw a green blur around the parkway yesterday.
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Old 06-29-2007, 09:35 AM
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Thought I saw a green blur around the parkway yesterday.
Hah! Dude the official name for that color is Celeste. We call it Bianchi green.
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Old 06-29-2007, 09:39 AM
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Hah! Dude the official name for that color is Celeste. We call it Bianchi green.
Do they have a Ferrari red?
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Old 06-29-2007, 09:43 AM
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Do they have a Ferrari red?
If you buy a Ferrari I bet they come in Ferrari red.

Hey! Wow! What a thought! I amaze myself!
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What are the black plastic-looking knobs at either ends of the spokes?
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Old 06-29-2007, 10:22 AM
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What are the black plastic-looking knobs at either ends of the spokes?
That's just the way they're made. They are kevlar/carbon spokes so they need some way to mate the spoke to the spoke nipple which adjusts the tension of the spoke.
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Old 06-30-2007, 12:11 AM
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That's an awesome bike! What's the frame size? Aluminum frame? Those tires look blue colored on the thread surface.
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Old 06-30-2007, 12:12 AM
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That's an awesome bike! what's the frame size? Those tires looks blue colored on the thread surface.
It's a 50cm frame in standard measurement. Those tires are blue, navy blue. Matches the navy blue one the bike.
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Old 06-30-2007, 12:18 AM
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Wow, 50cm. I ride 58cm frame size. I should have a 60cm. I also had a 62cm 'Atala', that one was hard like a rock. I had to give it away.

I love my 'Peugeot' 54cm Aluframe. It's a mountain/touring frame. Not very fast, but does very well on rough terrain and dirt roads.
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Old 06-30-2007, 12:19 AM
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Wow, 50cm. I ride 58cm frame size. I should have a 60cm. I also had a 62cm 'Atala', that one was hard like a rock. I had to give it away.

I love my 'Peugeot' 54cm Aluframe. It's a mountain/touring frame. Not very fast, but does very well on rough terrain and dirt roads.
Dude you have to be a whole foot taller than me! I'm like 5' 6" on a good day.
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Old 06-30-2007, 12:28 AM
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6.3 ... on a good day.

I think I have some pics somewhere, I just had it taken apart and put new wheels on. They're black rims with black tires, I dunno what they are I'd have to look. Got them from ebay, great deal.

It's a classic road bike, I brought it from Europe, where I bought it as a Colnago, but it turns out, it's not a Colnago. Nobody, knows what brand it is.... But it rides like a dream, so it is really a good frame.

It's got shimano 600 with a Dura Ace crankset. I'd say it's a late 70's to early 80's frame. I will look for some pics.
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Old 06-30-2007, 12:35 AM
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Man that sounds like a sweet bike. I love classic bikes. I used to have an old Raleigh with Suntour components back around '86.
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Old 06-30-2007, 01:22 AM
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still work in progress ...

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