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Old 12-22-19, 07:41 AM
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Merry Christmas to me!

This arrived in October, but I have been good at resisting temptation. Working on a Christmas shakedown ride, once the basic build is sorted out. Yes, pics to come. And no, it's not a Bianchi.


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Nice box.
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You remind me of a girlfriend I had when I was a teenager. She too, was such a tease.
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Is it a TV?
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Nice box.
Yes. It is quite well-made.
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Is it a TV?
Um, no. It is steel. Something that's been on my grail list for awhile.
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You remind me of a girlfriend I had when I was a teenager. She too, was such a tease.
Ok. Is this better?


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Richard Sachs?
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Richard Sachs?
No, although I'm sure that would be nice.
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No, although I'm sure that would be nice.
Looks red with a white headtube, I thought it was an RS for sure. Now, stop
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Botty? I see red, white and chrome, which was a thing on one of their 80s models.

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Botty? I see red, white and chrome, which was a thing on one of their 80s models.

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Here she is, almost ready for the shakedown ride.


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That turned out nicely!
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Here she is, almost ready for the shakedown ride.


H**Y CRAP MAN! That's fantastic.
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I had thought of the possibility of it being a bicycle.
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And a nice one it is!
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That turned out nicely!
Glad you approve!

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H**Y CRAP MAN! That's fantastic.
Thanks.

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And a nice one it is!
Thanks.

Once the fit is satisfactory Iíll probably wrap the bars in white. Then Iíll post a glamour shot.
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Oh, boy - that's more like it! Completed bike is a stunner.

Don't forget to show us all the chrome-plated goodness that adorns these frames

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Botty? I see red, white and chrome, which was a thing on one of their 80s models.

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That was going to be my guess
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Here she is, almost ready for the shakedown ride.


WOW that is a beautiful and my favorite CampI kit too!
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WOW that is a beautiful and my favorite CampI kit too!
Thanks, BG. I had to go with my Simplex retrofriction levers. Lost one of my Campy washers.
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That’s real nice Horace. Drillum Dude is a sharp cookie.

I thought for sure it was a TV.
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horatio, Which washer? I have spare inboard ones available. I think they were $2 @ lemme know. Smiles, MH
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