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07-03-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 403
Posted By SJX426

Vince Hoffmann Just found this thread. Nice job!...

Vince Hoffmann Just found this thread. Nice job! How many are you going to make?
I did hunt for one for my daughters Pin but gave up. The bike drastically needed repaint but he badge is in really...
07-02-20, 07:50 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,344
Posted By SJX426

jiangshi Thanks! Did all that. My not look like...

jiangshi Thanks! Did all that. My not look like it but the pictures from Campy don't represent the resistance level. They don't address where on the HB the housing should exit the HB tape. I did...
07-02-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 541
Posted By SJX426

robertorolfo ...

robertorolfo https://www.biketiresdirect.com/product/fizik-superlight-2mm-microtex-bar-tape
07-02-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,154
Posted By SJX426

Slial Which one isn't a bad choice! If you get...

Slial Which one isn't a bad choice! If you get one the right size, play with it for final setup, you may turn into a flipper because most will not be as good!

Now that I have for Italian bikes,...
07-02-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,344
Posted By SJX426

Brake and cable adjustment done. Short ride to...

Brake and cable adjustment done. Short ride to test completed. HB tape next.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50069492291_58353be2c1_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jhteEt)P1030521...
07-02-20, 09:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 541
Posted By SJX426

Kabuki12 Like what you got. Wouldn't change it.

Kabuki12 Like what you got. Wouldn't change it.
07-02-20, 09:06 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,154
Posted By SJX426

I often think I am mental. I think it is because...

I often think I am mental. I think it is because of my wifes comments. I don't let it get in the way. An example is my De Rosa build,...
07-02-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 541
Posted By SJX426

My first impression was blue. That may be too...

My first impression was blue. That may be too much. White works as long as it is Fizik. I tried the Fizik tape on the Pinarello and am impressed by how well it stays white. It has been 6 years and it...
07-02-20, 07:18 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,344
Posted By SJX426

RiddleOfSteel New placement of Ergos and...

RiddleOfSteel New placement of Ergos and rotatio of HB
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50067979198_4ed5411a43_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jhktSE)P1030516 (https://flic.kr/p/2jhktSE) , on Flickr...
07-02-20, 05:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 169
Posted By SJX426

fietsbob I was actually going the other way....

fietsbob I was actually going the other way. There are plenty of clamp on Record FD's on the bay, fewer braze ons, which I have. The problem is the one I have is for a triple, which won't work...
07-02-20, 05:43 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,344
Posted By SJX426

RiddleOfSteel Great Info\! I don't plan on...

RiddleOfSteel Great Info\! I don't plan on wrapping the bars until I do a check on lever position. The hoods are now in place. Well I was wondering about he ramp up comfort. Moving the levers up the...
07-01-20, 06:55 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,344
Posted By SJX426

On that note of leveling the brake levers, here...

On that note of leveling the brake levers, here is a pic the way they are set up now.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50067010271_866afe050e_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jhfvR2)P1030513...
07-01-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 953
Posted By SJX426

67tony I just install a full set of new...

67tony I just install a full set of new Campagnolo cable set. I was challenged with nearly every cut of housing. The issue was the brake housing collapsing when cut and the heat from using the Dremel...
07-01-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 124
Posted By SJX426

SpeedofLite Timely! Thanks!

SpeedofLite Timely! Thanks!
07-01-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,344
Posted By SJX426

billytwosheds Thanks for you comment! Greatly...

billytwosheds Thanks for you comment! Greatly appreciate pointing out the brake lever leveling. I like to think I am open minded to suggestions. I thought I was cataloguing for myself!

WRT the...
07-01-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,344
Posted By SJX426

Ordered a set of QR in black Like the fact that...

Ordered a set of QR in black Like the fact that Campagnolo still sells internal cam skewers. They are a nice hybrid design that are internal cam with external cam like levers.

I wanted to share my...
07-01-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 321
Posted By SJX426

Repairable example. Steerer was/is straight. ...

Repairable example. Steerer was/is straight.
https://live.staticflickr.com/8866/17322352792_a01182a638_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/soHzZ3)WP_20150430_008 (https://flic.kr/p/soHzZ3), on Flickr

After:...
07-01-20, 08:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 321
Posted By SJX426

this is bent too much. T boned a car at 21 MPH: ...

this is bent too much. T boned a car at 21 MPH:
https://live.staticflickr.com/5682/20912304272_456a4e2085_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/xRX2ud)P1030232 (https://flic.kr/p/xRX2ud) by superissimo_83...
07-01-20, 08:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 426
Posted By SJX426

I think I like the direction this thread is...

I think I like the direction this thread is going! I too need to vent!
I moved to the DC area in 2011 to get a job, all my stuff was still in Portland, OR. well Aloha. I needed a bike and having...
06-30-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 3,305
Views: 278,462
Posted By SJX426

gaucho777 Nice color! Did you order that color...

gaucho777 Nice color! Did you order that color as a custom paint? Tell us more about the paint.

I worked on cabling on the De Rosa Today. All done. Just need to put hoods on and test ride for...
06-30-20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 451
Posted By SJX426

I actually agree with not spreading it until you...

I actually agree with not spreading it until you validate that it won't go in. Work hardening is not a preferred outcome in this case.
Srorta related. I had a stuck seat post. Thought if I spread...
06-30-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 159
Posted By SJX426

Funktopus Kinda yes. Here is a picture but you...

Funktopus Kinda yes. Here is a picture but you really want to measure to the edge of the tapered hole. We are trying to get close, not exact....
06-30-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,344
Posted By SJX426

ridelikeaturtle I do too but in this case I have...

ridelikeaturtle I do too but in this case I have a mixture of modern Eros with C&V bars. The desirable coplanar look between the bar and lever isn't possible. This is a compromise. It is also...
06-30-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 451
Posted By SJX426

My standard way to pry open is to use a large...

My standard way to pry open is to use a large flat screw driver from the inside to outside to ensure to engage the seat binder boss. Go gently. It may not even require a hammer, tap with the palm of...
06-30-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,344
Posted By SJX426

Cables are now cut and installed. Tell me what...

Cables are now cut and installed. Tell me what you think of length
Rear: Too long?
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50062846762_16be05e491.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jgTbbo)P1030487...
06-30-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 190
Posted By SJX426

Great price! If I didn't already have a stash and...

Great price! If I didn't already have a stash and you accepted PayPal (owns Venmo) I would consider it.
06-30-20, 09:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 225
Posted By SJX426

@Imbiker13 - Not all, and that is most, bike...

@Imbiker13 - Not all, and that is most, bike brands do not manufacture all the parts any more than they manufacture tubing. In fact, most "Assemble" the parts they buy and design the frame using...
06-30-20, 05:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 360
Posted By SJX426

I would remove the wheel and try to create the...

I would remove the wheel and try to create the sound. If it is still there, then I would remove the brake calipers and do it again. All accessories should be removed too. Note that a vibration can...
06-30-20, 05:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 159
Posted By SJX426

Funktopus Having gone through this challenge...

Funktopus Having gone through this challenge lately, I learned that you can take a shortcut by finding out what the spindle length needs to be for your specific crank.
Without that knowledge I would...
06-30-20, 05:18 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,239
Posted By SJX426

Thanks for explaining why I still have all the...

Thanks for explaining why I still have all the parts for the Le Champion from 2009! I have given up finding a Le Champ in my size and in equal condition. The parts are likely going on a Trek 610...
06-30-20, 04:58 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,239
Posted By SJX426

Don't regret buying it because of the experiences...

Don't regret buying it because of the experiences with it I had just started riding again for about 2 years after a 30 year hiatus. I was riding my 1971 Motobecane Le Champion to work when I...
06-29-20, 05:45 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,239
Posted By SJX426

rch427 I have a Colnago in 58. My equivalent...

rch427 I have a Colnago in 58. My equivalent measurement to yours is 35. The Colnago is just on the edge. I have to use a Brooks Pro to be able to get the saddle high enough and it still needs to go...
06-29-20, 01:37 PM
Replies: 3,305
Views: 278,462
Posted By SJX426

Absolutely a gamble. I was trying to keep the...

Absolutely a gamble. I was trying to keep the cost down enough that I might rover most of the investment in $.
I think that the only Campy parts that are offered are those that have road rash! Most...
06-29-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 953
Posted By SJX426

So if big-big =2+2 is shorter and small-small is...

So if big-big =2+2 is shorter and small-small is longer. How much difference is there?

Oh and when is the B screw adjusted?
06-29-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 259
Posted By SJX426

Gwame Here is an example of what the Braze On...

Gwame Here is an example of what the Braze On should look like with a FD attached.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50004406803_34366e666e.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jbHE1T)P1030407...
06-29-20, 10:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 99
Posted By SJX426

Andrew R Stewart Yeah not great pics. ...

Andrew R Stewart Yeah not great pics.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50058749921_6dce9f6cc4.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jgwbkc)P1030479 (https://flic.kr/p/2jgwbkc), on Flickr...
06-29-20, 07:18 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 953
Posted By SJX426

67tony Did you check your chain line?

67tony Did you check your chain line?
06-29-20, 06:59 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 953
Posted By SJX426

Learn something every day! I like that "staple"...

Learn something every day! I like that "staple" fixture!
06-29-20, 04:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 99
Posted By SJX426

Zipp Speed Weaponry Black on Campy Record

PIcked up a pair of Campy calipers with Zipp Seed Weaponry brake pads.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49819419217_1d31fa4095.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2iUnxDK)P1030199 (https://flic.kr/p/2iUnxDK),...
06-28-20, 05:37 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,344
Posted By SJX426

I am thinking of going modern with the bottle...

I am thinking of going modern with the bottle cages. If I do, this is one I am considering, given the color scheme.
https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/61o%2B-pVGxeL._AC_SX679_.jpg
De...
06-28-20, 05:16 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,344
Posted By SJX426

Another baby step. FD arrived. Not bad condition....

Another baby step. FD arrived. Not bad condition. The silk screen is a bit faded, or should I say has sun induced Patina. The cage is a bit warn but not too bad. The mounts were removed, cleaned,...
06-27-20, 04:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 623
Posted By SJX426

alo If I understand correctly, the brake pad...

alo If I understand correctly, the brake pad doesn't absorb any oil. Or are you expecting the brake pad to get hot enough to burn it out? On a rear brake?
06-26-20, 08:56 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,344
Posted By SJX426

squirtdad Thanks for that pic. I still have to...

squirtdad Thanks for that pic. I still have to adjust the chain length. The posiiton of the RD might improve the joint stress.
Choke Thanks for pointing that out. I will do the research. It...
06-26-20, 12:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 623
Posted By SJX426

Would it not be easier to just replace the...

Would it not be easier to just replace the freewheel? Why bother oiling it in that way and loose you rear brake? All around win-win. Recycle the old freewheel.
06-26-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 909
Posted By SJX426

A Langster might work from around 2010 ...

A Langster might work from around 2010
[im[url=https://flic.kr/p/CquLb9]https://live.staticflickr.com/5641/23906051292_ce765db483_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/CquLb9)2010 Langster Steel 61cm...
06-26-20, 07:01 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,906
Posted By SJX426

And lock ring. Points a middle finger at...

And lock ring. Points a middle finger at simplicity.
06-25-20, 12:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 560
Posted By SJX426

Venmo is owned by PayPal

Venmo is owned by PayPal
06-24-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 169
Posted By SJX426

Yes, you need to ensure that the attachment is...

Yes, you need to ensure that the attachment is the same. Some have circ clips for the mounting of the spring loaded lever. Others are the same as in your post. The preference, in you case, is to get...
06-23-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,193
Posted By SJX426

https://live.staticflickr.com/5524/14564261596_694...

https://live.staticflickr.com/5524/14564261596_6941377ff9_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/obZDyy)P1020132 (https://flic.kr/p/obZDyy), on Flickr
06-23-20, 10:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By SJX426

tailzdru Welcome! we can help! Do checkout...

tailzdru Welcome! we can help! Do checkout VeloBase.com. Then come back and we can talk more in detail about the issues you are experiencing.
BTW it is De Rosa. It is not uncommon to have a mix of...
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