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Any one got any thoughts on Scapin road bikes?
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Well, they're certainly good looking bikes, always one of my favourite stands at Eurobike
posted by Tony Farrelly [4178 posts] 31st January 2013 - 17:18
Never seen one on the road which appeal to me and like you say good looking bikes
posted by teamrocket13 [77 posts] 31st January 2013 - 18:47
my regular riding friend has one, a steel Spirit, it's pruddy, i've pointed him in the direction of this thread
posted by VecchioJo [796 posts] 31st January 2013 - 19:37
Hello it is very pruddy. A Columbus Spirit tubed R8 with carbon FSK fork & Chorus group set. Tips the scales at a smidge over 17lbs with A23/Strada wheels. Very comfy for long days in the saddle, with plenty of get up & go when you want - shortish chainstays leaves not a lot of clearance for much more than a 25mm tyre & nothing wider then 23mm in the front.
Had it just coming up to 4 yrs now I think (when did you get your Pink Thing Jo?) & am considering re-spray, not because there's anything wrong with the paint - in fact I took the seat post out recently to let it drain, & it was bone dry inside - they use some funky treatment to stop internal corrosion. No, if I get it re-sprayed I can fall in love with it all over again.
posted by john_l [7 posts] 31st January 2013 - 20:03
love cycling weekly's bike of the year, the Fazer.
will be my next frame sometime.
All made in Italy too.
posted by mathewshotbolt [101 posts] 1st February 2013 - 21:48
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