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Old January 23rd, 2005, 12:29 PM   #1
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Default Chris Chance Road 96-97

So, here it is: a nice Chris Chance Road in chameleon green. I think I'll slap a Campy Record gruppo on it, AM Classic hubs, Campy Omega 19 rims, SLR saddle, Ibis ti stem, Veloflex tires, etc. White seat, white bar tape...

Still can't figure out which cranks and which bars to use... It has to look a bit retro obviously, but I like the light weight of the modern bits. I'll keep you posted. :wink:

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Old January 25th, 2005, 3:20 AM   #2
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man I love that colour!
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Old February 2nd, 2005, 3:25 PM   #3
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The bars have been added: Ibis titanium squill stem and ITM Millennium bars (anatomic, 42 cm c-c)



(I really should dump that tree by now...) :wink:
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Old February 3rd, 2005, 10:59 AM   #4
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Old February 10th, 2005, 11:07 PM   #5
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Nice frame!

I ride a Sapphire Blue Chris Chance as my primary road bike. It's a great riding frame, and the fork is incredibly smooth!
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Old February 12th, 2005, 2:15 AM   #6
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Do you have a picture of that Chris Chance Road?
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Old February 14th, 2005, 11:43 AM   #7
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Default seat added

Hard to find, those white ones, but you can find them in the UK and in Switzerland.

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Old February 15th, 2005, 10:24 AM   #8
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Yellow seat would have looked better imho.... Still I'm jealous.
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Old June 4th, 2005, 8:38 AM   #9
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The wheels are finally finished: AM Classic hubs (Campy 10 speed), Wheelsmith XL14 spokes, Campy Omega rims, Veloflex Pave tires and Conti Supersonic tubes......


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Old July 1st, 2005, 4:24 PM   #10
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Spike,

Here's my bike as it's currently set up. It rides great!

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Old July 5th, 2005, 8:53 PM   #11
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All Campy!
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Old December 18th, 2005, 5:55 AM   #12
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@BillyD: I love Campy. I just ordered my gruppo to finally finish the Chris Chance Road. I'll post a picture when it's done! It will be Record with Look Keo pedals. I can't wait!

@laffeaux: smashing bike! Very, very stylish.
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Old January 1st, 2006, 6:54 AM   #13
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Default Nearly there....

Here are some new details. The brakes, shifters, rear derailleur, cranks and pedals were added. I have to wait for a front derailleur, because a 28.6 clamp type is hard to come across. Next week I'm hoping to finish the project (after a year).



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laffeaux, where do you live dude? nice scenary

lush paint on these slims b.t.w. I'm loving that metallic green
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Old January 9th, 2006, 2:43 PM   #15
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it took a year, but here is the result!
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Old January 9th, 2006, 6:46 PM   #16
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it took a year, but here is the result!
I love that you referred to it in terms of time instead of money! Well done, that's something to be cherished.
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Old January 10th, 2006, 4:42 AM   #17
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..but guess it took a lot of money too

Awesome roadbike Spikes! You are creating a really nice collection of Fats
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That looks great! I agree that the paint looks really nice.

Scant, I live in Boise, Idaho. The hills are nice and green in the spring, but are brown most of the year.
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"Quality is remembered long after the price is forgotten". but to be honest: this project didn't break the bank. For the price some people buy an Ultegra equipped Cannondale, I made this. How? Smart shopping and time...... lots of time.
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"Quality is remembered long after the price is forgotten". but to be honest: this project didn't break the bank. For the price some people buy an Ultegra equipped Cannondale, I made this. How? Smart shopping and time...... lots of time.

And this is so much hotter than anything canondale ever made.
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