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10-24-22, 06:43 PM
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Posted By ericlowney

Just wanted to share an update picture. Cages,...

Just wanted to share an update picture. Cages, saddle, seat post, seat bag, stem, and handlebars are all changed and the bike is itís final form! Hope to ride tomorrow to see how much better it...
10-04-22, 08:48 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,180
Posted By ericlowney

Yeah I really liked the King Cage Iris cages, but...

Yeah I really liked the King Cage Iris cages, but ultimately just ordered the Elite Ciussi cages mostly based on the fact that they are Italian and seemed to 'fit' the Colnago theme. I have a Selle...
10-03-22, 05:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,180
Posted By ericlowney

I believe you are correct, there are some deep...

I believe you are correct, there are some deep scratches on the forks. I may see what Alan thinks, Iíve been doing a little bit of research and it ďappearsĒ there is a spray on chrome finish that...
10-03-22, 05:11 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,180
Posted By ericlowney

Just not much of a purple and pink guy but I keep...

Just not much of a purple and pink guy but I keep reminding myself it IS Italian and is not supposed to be subtle.
10-03-22, 11:27 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,180
Posted By ericlowney

Update pic - I got new pedals, tires, tubes, and...

Update pic - I got new pedals, tires, tubes, and bar tape installed, dropped the stem a bit, and repaired the wheel with a busted spoke. I polished the deep scratches from the Campagnolo seat post...
09-25-22, 04:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,180
Posted By ericlowney

Well thanks guys, you are making me feel a lot...

Well thanks guys, you are making me feel a lot better because when I saw the dent I was sick to my stomach. Then I found the peeling paint. And now I also found a spoke that pulled out of the rear...
09-25-22, 03:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,180
Posted By ericlowney

New Bike Day - Colnago Elegant

This poor bikeÖ. I rescued it and probably should not have. I did not notice the seat stay dent until after I picked it up, and the paint chipping underneath the bottle cage was an unpleasant...
09-19-22, 12:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,071
Posted By ericlowney

yeah part of the reason I was asking is to...

yeah part of the reason I was asking is to determine if itís been spread already
09-18-22, 12:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,071
Posted By ericlowney

If still available could you provide some more...

If still available could you provide some more info for me?

-What Columbus tubing is it?
-Any idea what frame + fork weighs?
-Could you tell me the dropout spacing? (i.e. 126 or 130)
09-16-22, 08:31 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,058
Posted By ericlowney

I just weighed it after getting to ride it this...

I just weighed it after getting to ride it this morning and it was 26.6lbs without the rack, so still pretty darn heavy.... it must be a combination of the frame, seat post, and handbars as they are...
09-15-22, 06:29 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,058
Posted By ericlowney

Wheels are done and here is an update picture. I...

Wheels are done and here is an update picture. I weighed the old set of wheels + freewheel and skewers and the new set with the cassette and skewers and I shaved 2.5lbs off of the bike. The wheels...
08-30-22, 07:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 332
Posted By ericlowney

New Wheel Build Recommendations - Shimano 600

I picked up some Shimano 600 tricolor hubs and am researching what would be good options for rims and spokes to go with these? They are both 32 hole hubs, FH-6401 (7sp hyperglide 126mm) and HB-6400...
08-18-22, 08:30 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,058
Posted By ericlowney

Could not have said that better myself. I really...

Could not have said that better myself. I really love the look of the shiny DA components against the weathered frame. I'm going to keep my eyes open for those 700c wheels, I'll also need a...
08-17-22, 05:48 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,058
Posted By ericlowney

Finally got everything in to update the...

Finally got everything in to update the drivetrain to what I wanted. This frame may not deserve dura ace, but I do :lol: One day I might find a really nice sport touring frame and move everything...
03-23-22, 03:31 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,058
Posted By ericlowney

No offense taken! I measured handlebars and the...

No offense taken! I measured handlebars and the stem seems to be good. I tightened it all the way down and the bars are not moving/rotating. I came to that realization on the shifters, but they...
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