Tag Archives: Neo Primato

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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There’s a thread running through this post

Once I’d decided on a red De Rosa Neo Primato I had to actually go out and buy the frame. It was available on a few websites, but all the forks had non-threaded steerers and I wanted a traditional threaded … Continue reading

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…and so it begins.

I arrived back from work today to find the first part for my Neo Primato build waiting for me on the doorstep. Thank you Velo-Orange and Mr. Fedex Man. It’s a beautiful Sugino Alpina 48/34 110BCD compact crank. The rings … Continue reading

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Bicycle Fever!

I have a very serious illness – bicycle fever. It’s dormant for long periods, but it can come back to attack my wallet at any time. The latest attack was brought on by a convergence of circumstances. Rivendell decided to … Continue reading

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