Master Disaster!

The chain seized up and caused the rear derailleur to shear off

oh calamity!!!

there is a crack/tear around left of where the hanger is brazed on to the drop out

the color scheme is very similar to the 30th anniversary edition  available currently.

I’m thinking of contacting the factory to plead and offer any organ

that I have two of to see if they can help me.

Apparently it has happened to a million road bikes

it’s happened to two of mine

ENOUGH ALREADY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Got it fixed, TIG welded

by an amazing stoke of good fortune, I manage to find one in the same size and color scheme about a

week after the tear, it’s a ’96 model, the tubes are a little wider,

and with lugging on the seat post insert, it feels stiffer to.

I’m cleaning up the weld area, and inserting a helicoil into

the old frameset, then it will enter into the stock list

E Voila!

I sold it and shipped it to Japan.


  1. RT · October 4, 2012

    Saarf, sorry about the Master disaster! I have a Master Olympic frame in the very same colour. Nice!

    • saarf · October 6, 2012

      Thanks, I managed to get it put right!
      You have good taste )

      • RT · October 7, 2012

        What size were/are yours? That sounds wrong!

      • saarf · October 7, 2012


  2. D · September 27, 2012

    Hi, do you have any Colnago Mexico or Super’s available for sale? Thanks

    • saarf · October 31, 2012

      I had a Super, perhaps more soon

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