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Rob Stowe Columbus SL 55cm Road Bike

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Rob Stowe Columbus SL 55cm Road, Phase 3 Cycles Frame

Kestral EMS Pro Carbon Bars, Waterford (Salsa) Stem

Rob Stowe Fork, Chris King Grip Nut Headset

Chris King, DT Swiss RR1.1, Continential Grand Prix 700x20

Chris King, DT Swiss RR1.1, Continential Grand Prix 700x20

Shimano Ultegra 6600 Cranks and Bottom Bracket

Vetta SL Saddle, Thompson Post

Look Clipless, Shimano Ultegra Chain

Shimano Ultegra 10sp Derailleurs and STI Shifters

The frameset was probably built between 1989 and 1991. I began working in a bike shop in 1992 and bought the frameset from there in 1993. Stowe bikes were handbuilt by Robert Stowe and Dale DuRoss in upstate New York under a company called Phase 3 Cycles. I am not sure how long they produced frames for.

I just finished upgrading to a full Shimano Ultegra 6600 10 speed STI group with Chris King/DT Swiss wheels. The original build was a full Shimano Ultegra 600 6400 8 Speed STI group. The only reason I upgraded was because the original right STI lever died after 12 years of use.

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thanks for the info

thanks for the info on stowe bikes. never heard of them until someone brought one to me. mine's bright. i don't think i'll need lights on it at night. i was told mine was made in the mid to late 80's. does that seem about right? it has mostly shimano 600 components and made of prestige tange tubing. thanks for any info,
Dustin

Nice wheelset. I miss

Nice wheelset. I miss having a road bike.

Very nice! But I would have

Very nice! But I would have chosen a different crankset ...

I like the cranks. They are

I like the cranks. They are growing on me and they are stiff.



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