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Posted By VS3

Nice! And I don't really like you right now. LOL

Nice! And I don't really like you right now. LOL
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Posted By VS3

Thanks! Sweet looking frame you have. I'm a...

Thanks! Sweet looking frame you have. I'm a little jealous you have the matching pump. LOL I also know the struggle of your tough decision. I even thought of making mine a single speed.
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Posted By VS3

LOL, I absolutely agree. Whenever I get vintage...

LOL, I absolutely agree. Whenever I get vintage Campagnolo's to replace them, they'll definitely be removed and possibly sold.
05-08-20, 06:17 PM
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Posted By VS3

I'm feeling that blue color. I like my State...

I'm feeling that blue color. I like my State Bicycle Pardi Boi. It came with their same standard white saddle, which was never used and sits in a tote with the pedals, and white bullhorns. Exchanged...
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Posted By VS3

That would explain it. Thanks. They look like the...

That would explain it. Thanks. They look like the 630's I've seen but thought the SSC was maybe stamped. And correct also about the Superbrake's being worth serious $$. I can sale them alone and have...
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Posted By VS3

In my opinion, a cyclist can't go wrong with any...

In my opinion, a cyclist can't go wrong with any tires or rims by Bontrager. They make great products. I too prefer at least 28's. This Medici will only be on the road and bike paths. I was looking...
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Posted By VS3

Slowly but surely. Still have to get the brake...

Slowly but surely. Still have to get the brake lines reattached, and a new set of tires. Something wider like 28's or even 32's. I want it a little more comfy. I will be sure to post pics when done.
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Posted By VS3

Some more new parts for the bike. 3TTT vintage...

Some more new parts for the bike.
3TTT vintage flutted seatpost to match the stem.
Selle saddle to match the chrome bullhorn handlebars wrapped in white tape that I have.
Red and white pedals to...
05-06-20, 07:26 PM
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Posted By VS3

A vintage 3TTT flutted seatpost to match the...

A vintage 3TTT flutted seatpost to match the recent stem purchase, and a white Selle saddle to match the chrome bullhorn handlebars wrapped in white tape.
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04-23-20, 09:06 PM
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Posted By VS3

Stem, handlebar end plugs, and pedals ...

Stem, handlebar end plugs, and pedals

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04-23-20, 02:00 PM
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Posted By VS3

I'm sure you guys do get hit with such offers....

I'm sure you guys do get hit with such offers. LOL
Can you blame us for asking/trying?! Haha
Looking forward to seeing you soon.
04-23-20, 01:58 PM
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Posted By VS3

Burnt Orange and possibly a Champagne. Nice! ...

Burnt Orange and possibly a Champagne. Nice!

I was thinking of a custom color like a Copper or Black Cherry, but I'll wait to see what transpires.
Thanks for the update!
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Posted By VS3

Thanks! No, they are Nitto b904 bullmoose...

Thanks! No, they are Nitto b904 bullmoose directly from Japan, and they are very comfortable.
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Posted By VS3

I have two single speeds, and also my Trek Verve2...

I have two single speeds, and also my Trek Verve2 with uprights and cushiony 45mm tires for when I want to give my back and butt a break. LOL
There is a huge amount of space on this Medici. I know I...
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Posted By VS3

That's what I'll be doing to my 3TTT quill when...

That's what I'll be doing to my 3TTT quill when it arrives, for the same reasons. LOL
I see these riders with slammed stems because it's the "cool" look and thing to do. That won't last when the...
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Posted By VS3

Thanks TugaDude! I appreciate the support!

Thanks TugaDude! I appreciate the support!
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Posted By VS3

Thanks for the information and thumbs up on the...

Thanks for the information and thumbs up on the Scott Superbrake's. I am definitely in a place where I can climb some serious hill (Colorado National Monument, etc.), but still haven't decided if I...
04-22-20, 09:44 PM
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Posted By VS3

Don't know how true it is but I read elsewhere...

Don't know how true it is but I read elsewhere that they are coming out with new colors this Summer/Fall. Although that topaz blue is real nice with the correct colored accessories.
Perhaps...
04-22-20, 05:56 PM
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Posted By VS3

Thank you! I am feeling your trusty steed as...

Thank you! I am feeling your trusty steed as well. Digging the black and gold. Ride safe and be blessed!
04-22-20, 05:52 PM
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Posted By VS3

My apologies. Looking at the email reply it only...

My apologies. Looking at the email reply it only say Wabi Support. Richard's name has been mentioned so much on blogs and videos that I assumed incorrectly. As a demonstration of my humility, you can...
04-22-20, 06:50 AM
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Posted By VS3

My $200 Pro Strada I found 2 weeks ago on CL....

My $200 Pro Strada I found 2 weeks ago on CL. Serial number 54 02661.

With:
Suntour Cyclone BH2200 hubs
Suntour shift levers
Araya 700c rims
Shimano Ultegra derailleur
Shimano chain
Mavic...
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Posted By VS3

Thank you, and I agree. Appreciate your time and...

Thank you, and I agree. Appreciate your time and information
04-21-20, 07:30 PM
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Posted By VS3

Yeah, apologies sc007. And good advice...

Yeah, apologies sc007.

And good advice HLaudio.
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Posted By VS3

👍👍👍

👍👍👍
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Posted By VS3

Much appreciated advice! Thank you!

Much appreciated advice! Thank you!
04-21-20, 06:11 PM
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Posted By VS3

I appreciate your forgiveness. I feel the exact...

I appreciate your forgiveness. I feel the exact same way about long term knee health. I like biking because it's crazy fun. Plus I hate jogging. 🤣💯
04-21-20, 03:22 PM
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Posted By VS3

Apologies bro. Offense is often taken and not...

Apologies bro. Offense is often taken and not given. Taking my IT WFH workload out on you as I send User's home. I appreciate your time and input.
04-21-20, 02:38 PM
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Posted By VS3

Way to move man! Outstanding! Here's shots...

Way to move man! Outstanding!

Here's shots of my Aventon Cordoba when I first got it, and now. Plus my State Bicycle Pardi Boi.
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04-21-20, 07:54 AM
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Posted By VS3

Yes, I Strava and Samsung Health when I do turn...

Yes, I Strava and Samsung Health when I do turn them on. But why does it matter? What are you, the cadence and sprocket police? Each rider has their OWN comfort zone, regardless what some chart says...
04-20-20, 11:38 AM
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Posted By VS3

Well if I keep finding deals like I did 2 weeks...

Well if I keep finding deals like I did 2 weeks ago, I may very well turn into a part time flipper.

The deal I am speaking of was a Medici Pro Strada that happen to come with some vintage Scott...
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Posted By VS3

Thanks! I realize I can get twice what I paid for...

Thanks! I realize I can get twice what I paid for the bike just by selling the Scott brake calipers alone. Haven't decided if I will but I'm like you and they are bugging me too. Want to definitely...
04-20-20, 08:51 AM
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Posted By VS3

On certain descents yes, plus even on flats it's...

On certain descents yes, plus even on flats it's just too easy and I don't like my cadence that high. The 48T keeps me around 78 to 80.
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Posted By VS3

Vintage 3TTT 80mm quill stem and Campy handlebar...

Vintage 3TTT 80mm quill stem and Campy handlebar caps on their way. I have some new 26.4 chrome bullhorns wrap in white bar tape I'm going to use. Maybe cop another Selle SMP saddle in white too....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-20, 09:43 PM
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Posted By VS3

Vintage 3TTT 80mm quill stem for my Medici Pro...

Vintage 3TTT 80mm quill stem for my Medici Pro Strada

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04-19-20, 09:37 PM
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Posted By VS3

HLaudio, I've been curious about a 50T myself....

HLaudio, I've been curious about a 50T myself. Approaching the point where 48T may be too easy as well. But it's also good for moderate hills, so I've been hesitant. Stay safe. We both know Florida...
04-19-20, 07:19 PM
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Posted By VS3

Started out in Florida then moved to a small town...

Started out in Florida then moved to a small town on the West Slope of Colorado, and it's mostly flat with some small inclines and hills. In either place I actually get higher top speeds and average...
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Posted By VS3

They appear to be the Mavic 630 SSC's. Appreciate...

They appear to be the Mavic 630 SSC's. Appreciate your time and information!
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Posted By VS3

On snap, you are right! Just did a Google search...

On snap, you are right! Just did a Google search and found good info on the brake calipers and pads. My front set is missing the "SS" cap that's recessed in the bolt, but the back has it. Being that...
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Posted By VS3

Thanks for the info! How can you tell the...

Thanks for the info! How can you tell the chainring is Mavic SSC? I can only find Mavic on the arms. You also are saying these Scott Superbrakes are worth some $$$ ? I am still learning and familiar...
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Posted By VS3

Thank you! You may be right about the build. The...

Thank you! You may be right about the build. The brakes and stem must go however.
04-18-20, 05:50 PM
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Posted By VS3

LOL...how could you not? Everything in one swoop....

LOL...how could you not? Everything in one swoop. And should there be any issues, it all goes back to them. Their customer service is supposed to be bar none. Richard actually invited me to take the...
04-18-20, 05:43 PM
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Posted By VS3

I'll be going for a complete custom build when I...

I'll be going for a complete custom build when I do pull the trigger.
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Posted By VS3

I agree. Those that know definitely agree the...

I agree. Those that know definitely agree the Medici's are solid and worth the purchase. Unfortunate story behind the scenes, but the build quality on them were just as solid as Masi or Confente,...
04-18-20, 03:37 PM
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Posted By VS3

LOL, I'm with you. I already told the wife what I...

LOL, I'm with you. I already told the wife what I might do with my half of the stimulus money. Stay posted....lol
04-18-20, 01:28 PM
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Posted By VS3

I am in the same boat. Been eyeing a Wabi Special...

I am in the same boat. Been eyeing a Wabi Special or Thunder for a while now. It just may be my N+1. LOL

I also decided to restore the Pro Strada since it's just missing a few Campy parts. I'll...
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Posted By VS3

Thanks for the input and support everyone. ...

Thanks for the input and support everyone.

Originally, about 90% of the components are Campy SR, and the crankset NR. So I will slowly get it back to that. It's also supposed to have a black...
Forum: Introductions
04-18-20, 08:46 AM
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Posted By VS3

Thank you the welcome, and the yes vote on...

Thank you the welcome, and the yes vote on restoring the Medici. Here's a shot of it. There's pics of the whole bike in the forum - Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's It Worth
...
04-17-20, 08:16 PM
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Posted By VS3

I was thinking in terms of parts earlier, but how...

I was thinking in terms of parts earlier, but how about a whole bike 4 days ago
...
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Posted By VS3

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Never heard of Scott Superbrakes.
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Posted By VS3

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Yep, Shimano Ultegra doing the shifting on the 6 gears.
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