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Obscure Frame Builder, Bama

Old 07-27-18, 10:09 AM
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New Bike build. Obscure Frame Builder, Bama

A friend of mine picked up this frame only in Poland years ago. He beat the paint up pretty good. He road it with a straight blade bonded aluminum fork and I scored this nice Tange on here. It was a 27.0 crown race so I bought a headset to fit and ended up using Loctite 660 on the cups. No dropouts were harmed in this build, proper end caps were purchased for rear hub to fit the frame. Eventually, these parts will move over to the 1970s Carabella Professional (after I ream the seat tube and face the headtube) and I may build this up as an eclectic mix road bike.

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Frame:
Bama, Columbus tubes and drop-outs, 62x59 c-c
Fork: Tange chrome, aero sloping crown
Headset: Tange Levin from China (fake?)
Seat Binder: Campagnolo
Stem: SR royal 120mm
Bars: Nitto
Grips: Gran Compe Wood
Post: Thomson Elite 27.2 silver 330mm
Saddle: Brooks Cambium C17 slate
Cranks: Shimano Ultegra 172.5mm Octalink
Bottom Bracket: English threaded Ultegra 109.5mm Octalink
Chainring: Brev 46T
Sprocket: Unknown 17T
Pedals: XTR trail
Hubs: Phil Wood 36H
Rims: Rear: Mavic Open ProCD, Front: Nisi Mixer
Spokes: DT Swiss Competition
Tires: Fyxation 28mm brown/white
Chain: KMC




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Old 05-13-20, 12:41 PM
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I like the slickster... plus the details on the frame are aweome love the fade and the flip colors of the BAMA. never heard of the brand but i like the look of it. Those grips are pretty sexy phil woods always gets love with the mavic pro's.
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Iíve never heard of Bama either but looks to be a nice frameset.

FWIW, If you were to say ďIím a big fan of BamaĒ around here in the southeastern US, those around would scowl at you...
Thumbs down to ĎBama Roll Tide.
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i will bet you don't over inflate those tires unless you want a little extra training drag
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