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Old 11-24-2020, 06:13 PM
MoparPorsche MoparPorsche is offline
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Great build.

Honestly you're much better off without the chrome on the Precisa, as pretty as they are - mine needed rust removal work after almost every ride.

How do you like the ride feel? After acquiring a 61cm Freuler Master after years of lusting after them, I found it to be unbelievably stiff for a steel bike, and ended up selling it. Perhaps the stiffest bike I've ever owned, and it would really beat me up on crappy Bay Area roads, even with 28mm tires (which it happily fits!). I know construction and materials varied over the years - mine was built in 2008.
As we all realize stiffness is relative, my regular rides are a Colnago EPS and De Rosa King RS, so when on the Master Olympic is does not feel overly stiff, sort of the opposite, its a nice ride and handling bike. Also, mine is a 1995 and if yours was 2008 then I am going to say its a Master X Light which means slightly oversize down-tube spec and larger profile chainstays (shout out to "wallyman"), which would account for a different ride.
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Old 11-24-2020, 08:27 PM
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The seat post is a Campy Super Record, single bolt.
Whoops... My bad !!
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Old 11-24-2020, 09:02 PM
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Whoops... My bad !!
No problem, just imagine my face when u recommended I upgrade, 😆
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Old Yesterday, 05:41 PM
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meticulous work.
very very well done.
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Old Yesterday, 11:07 PM
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Cool bike👍
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Old Today, 07:24 AM
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Thanks I appreciate the positive comments. Coolest part is while its period correct groupset (i.e. pointy hoods), its actually tuned to run as 10 speed. It has 10 speed cassette and the wheels have the 10/11 free hub which will take 9 speed cassette but still uses the current standard 27mm lock ring, instead of the hard to find 26mm.
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