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Pinarello Montello SL (Chrome)

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Pinarello Montello SL, 50cm, Columbus SL

Nitto B105 / 3ttt 25.4 (Pinarello pantograph)

Pinarello, Columbus fork

Mavic CXP22, Vittoria Zaffiro Pro White 700x23c

Mavic CXP22, Vittoria Zaffiro Pro White 700x23c

Shimano Dura-Ace FC-7700 / Shimano Ultegra BB-6500

Brooks White Swallow (Limited Edition 2012) / Nitto Dynamic 626 27.2 Crystal Fellow

MKS Promenade

Shimano Dura-Ace SL-7700 Downtube Shifters, Dura-Ace FD-7700, Dura-Ace RD-7700

Shimano Dura-Ace BR-7700, Dura-Ace BL-7402 + Paul Component Cross Levers

53t/39t Double Crankset

Factory chromed Pinarello Montello SL, never painted, bought from a fellow Vancouverite who is a Pinarello aficionado. According to the previous owner this was a custom ordered frame by a team, never painted. The geometry is slightly different than a 'standard' Montello, slightly longer wheelbase overall. Instead of Columbus SLX, this Montello was built with Columbus SL.

When I saw the frame I fell in love and wanted to build it up with one of my favourite group sets, Dura-Ace 7700. Although some would object to Shimano components on an Italian frame, I just loved the way the polished 7700 group set looks with the frame. The Pinarello pantographed stem was a lucky find but the 3ttt 25.4 clamp diameter limited my handlebar choices, luckily I have found the Nitto B105 is incredibly comfortable. The build is currently in-progress, still looking for these parts: Dura-Ace 7410 Headset, Dura-Ace 7700 Chain, Pinarello seat post 27.2 or Dura-Ace 7700 seat post 27.2. Also looking for a set of Dura-Ace 7700 hubs to lace to some Open Pro or TB14 rims. I couldn't wait to ride it so I assembled it with some temporary components to get it on the road so I could enjoy the summer weather.

People who friended this bike Stafree, blutspur, qUik, nnormal, Beckets, campystamp, mapleleafs-13, raoul, mobrien, Zephyrus, 2by8, phantom1313

nice job on the build Abi!

nice job on the build Abi! How does she ride?

Wow!!

this thing is very shiny. You are right about the DA 7700, looks nice, and especially to your bike.

wow x2!

Beautifull...



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