Category Archives: De Rosa Neo Primato Build

More Pictures of the New Ride

Today was a thankful break in the cold weather so I went for a ride on the Neo Primato and just happened to take my camera along. My winter diet of stews and fish chowders made the first hour of … Continue reading

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An Iconoclast with a Happy Butt

I’m the proud owner of a new Brooks Swift saddle and I’ve already clamped it onto the Neo Primato.  So this bike is becoming more and more of a mongrel and I can hear the sighs and complaints already. I’ve … Continue reading

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Everything comes to he who waits

My 54cm (c-c) Derosa Neo Primato is here!!! There’s something epic about Italian steel and this is my own little bit of all that romance and artistry. Yes I know I’m buying into an image, but it’s fun. So, I … Continue reading

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Delayed Gratification

Now I’m only a mile and a couple of days away from my Neo Primato frame and fork. The good folks at ATA Cycles in Cambridge are just waiting for my 2Nut Chris King headset to be delivered and then … Continue reading

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Euclid would have loved bikes.

With my new Neo Primato frame due next week I thought that I’d discuss how I chose the size 54cm and talk a little about bike fit. I’m in the enviable position of having a few bikes and so I … Continue reading

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Something nice is on it’s way from Italy

I had an email from my local De Rosa dealer today to tell me that my Neo Primato frame is due at his store on 8th December. The factory apologized for the longer than normal delivery time. It was delayed … Continue reading

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Here’s the Neo Primato Build.

All the parts for my Neo Primato build are now in. All I need now is the frame!!! I confirmed with the factory that the steerer will be long enough for me to put a couple of spacers in there … Continue reading

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