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by Fairweather
15 Mar 2020, 10:32pm
Forum: For Sale - Complete bikes ONLY - state FRAME SIZE in title
Topic: Colnago Art Decor Altain 53cm Campagnolo Record
Replies: 9
Views: 765

Re: Colnago Art Decor Altain 53cm Campagnolo Record

Pic of the Chrome head lugs as requested, Chrome overall in nice condition, typical Colnago quality of finish and detailing. More pictures are available by email if required. Re PMs, I can post at cost anywhere in the UK mainland, I'll be away till Wednesday for work so won't be able to answer any m...
by Fairweather
15 Mar 2020, 10:28pm
Forum: For Sale - Complete bikes ONLY - state FRAME SIZE in title
Topic: Colnago Art Decor Altain 53cm Campagnolo Record
Replies: 9
Views: 765

Re: Colnago Art Decor Altain 53cm Campagnolo Record

I could be mistaken but I thought the early 9 speed brifters (with the pointed tops as shown) cannot be used with 10 speed dérailleurs. Thus you'd need to upgrade to the later 9 speed brifters with rounded tops which can be adapted to 10 speed. Or use 10 speed brifters. Yes, I meant there is the op...
by Fairweather
15 Mar 2020, 7:09pm
Forum: For Sale - Complete bikes ONLY - state FRAME SIZE in title
Topic: Colnago Art Decor Altain 53cm Campagnolo Record
Replies: 9
Views: 765

Re: Colnago Art Decor Altain 53cm Campagnolo Record

It's 9 speed with the alloy cassette body, so there's the option to fit 10 speed if you wanted .
by Fairweather
15 Mar 2020, 4:12pm
Forum: For Sale - Complete bikes ONLY - state FRAME SIZE in title
Topic: Colnago Art Decor Altain 53cm Campagnolo Record
Replies: 9
Views: 765

Re: Colnago Art Decor Altain 53cm Campagnolo Record

I once had a less prestigious frameset made very much like that, in oversize Nivacrom with those relatively slim straight forks and it rode beautifully. Even on 23mm tyres at high pressure it gave a relatively smooth ride. It's one of the plushest rides I've ever owned. Taught and responsive, yet s...
by Fairweather
13 Mar 2020, 4:03pm
Forum: For Sale - Complete bikes ONLY - state FRAME SIZE in title
Topic: Colnago Art Decor Altain 53cm Campagnolo Record
Replies: 9
Views: 765

Re: Colnago Art Decor Altain 53cm Campagnolo Record

For more pictures and details you can contact me via an email to: zipwagg@gmail.com
by Fairweather
13 Mar 2020, 3:59pm
Forum: For Sale - Complete bikes ONLY - state FRAME SIZE in title
Topic: Colnago Art Decor Altain 53cm Campagnolo Record
Replies: 9
Views: 765

Colnago Art Decor Altain 53cm Campagnolo Record

Stunning Art Decor finish rare Colnago Altain. This was one of the last in the 'Master" line of steel frames. This version was made in the lightweight Nivacrom Oversized tubes specially for Colnago, with the classic Chrome head lugs and power Precisa forks. Very nice paint overall, chrome good ...
by Fairweather
3 Mar 2020, 4:04pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: New wheels+tyres or NOT
Replies: 30
Views: 1130

Re: New wheels+tyres or NOT

Bigger, better tyres will mean more comfort for sure.
by Fairweather
3 Mar 2020, 4:03pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: New bike suggestions for commuting to work
Replies: 32
Views: 1248

Re: New bike suggestions for commuting to work

If your route involves an lot of hills or stop/start town center journeys an electric bike might be a big plus got you.
by Fairweather
3 Mar 2020, 2:34pm
Forum: For Sale - bits of bikes, etc.
Topic: Campagnolo Record Carbon chainset and Bottom Bracket
Replies: 3
Views: 445

Campagnolo Record Carbon chainset and Bottom Bracket

Great condition Record Carbon Ultratorque 52/39 chainset including brand new Record bottom bracket (£33). Paid £499.99 for this, very little wear to rings cranks hard to tell from new. Crank length 172.5mm, British threaded bottom bracket. Selling due to upgrade to Super Record.

£200
by Fairweather
27 Feb 2020, 6:18am
Forum: Fun & Games
Topic: It's about time we had more fun
Replies: 7321
Views: 363628

Re: It's about time we had more fun

Firing gun
by Fairweather
27 Feb 2020, 6:18am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Bike Recommendation for Heavy Rider
Replies: 11
Views: 573

Re: Bike Recommendation for Heavy Rider

+1 on wheels with high spoke counts. Although a 36H wheel is incredibly strong, if you can find one get 40h rear and I doubt you'll have any bother.
by Fairweather
27 Feb 2020, 6:15am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: 1981 simplex catalogue
Replies: 11
Views: 464

Re: 1981 simplex catalogue

Simplex were way ahead of Shimano at the time. It's av real shame they went out of business, the cycling world was the worse fit for it .