is my latest acquisition! Bought & built up a De Rosa - just couldn't
resist, when Doriano De Rosa offered it to me. Hope you like the
looks of it. Happily I found the right Dura Ace brake levers for
it (BL-7402 that is).
is Dura Ace all through, including seat post, headset and hubs.
Rims are Mavic CXP 33 (what wonder, I use CXP 33 for all my bikes!!),
saddle is Selle Italia SLR Gel Flow. Quill stem: 3ttt Evolution
and handle bar is 3ttt Forma Sl. Pedals are a bit out of order:
Shimano PD-A 520, but I prefer SPD for all bikes for more ease of
walking like a human, not a penguin! Ah - bottle is Sigma, most
might shorten the ends of the handle bar by half of an inch or so
at next necessary change of tape! (Advice welcome!). And please
note the well laid out speedo wire! See the difference to that wire-wrap-ruined
Mercian Vincitore, I added as a not-to-do sample.
my Battaglin is more the typical crit racer with its stiff and steep
geometry, the Primato is a stage race machine for long distances.Anyway
it rides like a dream!
weather doesn't allow for better photos, better surrounding respectively
at that time of year. Let's see, what I can do next spring.
I think to have made clear, that I am really a full hearted Campy
lover ... I can see, why the Skeleton Coast is called Skeleton Coast.
Dozens of ships stranded with hundreds of seamen killed. Is that
the reason, why Campy is producing now Skeleton Brakes?!? I knew
that Campy brakes have been known for ages to be somewhat shitty,
had them long enough myself. But I didn't realise, they are THAT