Columbus MS Lemond Road

I can really appreciate builds like this: vintage steel with a mix of modern componentry, especially when you add a tubeset like Columbus MS into the equation. This bike rolled into Shifter Bikes while I was in Melbourne and it was one of those bikes that didn’t like to sit still. It kept wanting to roll. Was it the legacy of Greg Lemond that was trying to establish a forward momentum? Who knows… but the Campagnolo Centaur 10, Zipp wheels, Thomson cockpit and Rolls saddle probably have something to do with it.

  • http://abovemountaintops.tumblr.com/ Tinj

    What a beautiful machine.

  • Andrew P.

    Amazing. Curious though, is that a threaded to threadless converter in there? If so, that’s one of the most elegant and seamless ways I’ve ever seen one used.

  • Matt Wright

    Apologies for the stupid question, But whats the best way of running newer stems/bars on an older frameset? Like 1″ threaded stuff?

  • Trevor H

    This makes me want to get my Columbus MS Tommasini finished up so badly..

  • Alex

    Beautiful

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Eric-Richter/1578852131 Eric Richter

    i’m a picky bastard…and that’s a stunner! thanks for posting nice shots.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Gordon-Tangen/678209548 Gordon Tangen

    Not gonna lie, will be biting this style to redo my Fondriest X-Status. If that Aussie bike ever makes it up to Seattle I’ll be sure to give props!!!!