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punkture

Member since Oct 2008 • Last active May 2018

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  • in Complete bikes and frame & forks
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    Yup they are there to hold the crown race.

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    its on the OP...?

  • in Complete bikes and frame & forks
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    For Sale is my dream frame, a beautiful early 1990s steel Casati.
    These are pretty rare and hard to find now as Casati is a small but excellent frame builder in Monza, Italy.
    Pictures speak for themselves but it really is a beauty. Some absolutely stunning detailing, especially on the top of the seat stays. Unfortunately too big for me.
    Selling the Frame and Forks in great condition. There are a couple of very small nicks to the paintwork but otherwise it looks excellent.
    £550, preferably picked up from London (Clapton)

    Tubeset: Colombus SLX New

    Measurements:
    Seat Tube (c-c) 56cm
    Top Tube (c-t) 54cm

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    Well as I get older and my knees hurt more and my shoulders are all hunched on the bike it's just that bit more painful to put up with great bikes that don't quite fit for some reason hence getting the bike fit. Also my love of my bikes is as much to do with nostalgia as with the way they ride

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    So I just measured myself and I'm actually 5'6. Bugger. deffo thought I was taller

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    Though not THAT small. 5'6

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    Yes x

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    Yeah I asked about that as it seemed odd but he said that any frame smaller would be too small and a short stem wouldn't be too much of an issue. He seemed to be of the opinion that stem length was overrated over other issues although it obviously makes the bike a bit more twitchy

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    So I got a bike fit from Tony Corke via Cloud9Cycles and the attached fit was the result. It kinda means that I have to clear out my stable and almost start again as all my bikes are too big which although nice to have projects and the prospect of genuinely fitted rides is a little annoying as I love my bikes. Anyway, I am still trying to get my head round all these measurements and what stack heights etc mean instead of my previous attitude which was to bodge and ride.

    Of course I'm searching too but can anyone look at my measurements and recommend a good road bike to replace my beloved Look KG381 with?

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