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Il Progetto, Phase 2

Posted in Bikes, Road by brettok on September 29, 2010

As it is Worlds Week over at Velominati, the Bosomworth project will take centre stage right here, right now.

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Il Progetto, Phase 1

Posted in Bikes, General, Road by brettok on September 23, 2010

Like a kid at Christmas, that’s how I felt today.  There was the opening of some cool presents, one old, some new, all awesome. The Bosomworth finally turned up, and the Chorus gruppo was awaiting it eagerly, like baubles waiting to be added to the old tree every year.  I spent the afternoon stripping, cleaning, lubing and polishing.  The bike that is.  Here’s a bit of a rundown on the progress so far. (more…)

Old’s cool

Posted in Bikes, General, Road by brettok on September 20, 2010

The 'before' shot

Inspired by my father’s cool restoration projects, and more than a little burnt out on corporate logo’ed carbon bikes, I’ve acquired a project bike of my own.  It’s a Columbus-tubed, NZ made Bosomworth frame, and it only set me back $220!  Of course, I need to keep some of the modern day bling in my life, and there is a nice new Campagnolo Chorus 11 speed groupset waitng to grace it.

Read a bit more on it at Velominati, and stay tuned for the ‘after’ shots.