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06-30-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 225
Posted By jdawginsc

Most certainly not a Rossin. Maybe a Rossi?

Most certainly not a Rossin.

Maybe a Rossi?
06-30-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 225
Posted By jdawginsc

Does it look like this? Or does the BB shell...

Does it look like this? Or does the BB shell resemble the Cinelli Supercorsa BB?
...
06-29-20, 01:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 197
Posted By jdawginsc

I think you hit it. I seem to remember a Speciale...

I think you hit it. I seem to remember a Speciale model that seems to have been around this bike's level?
06-24-20, 09:37 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,154
Posted By jdawginsc

As a reinforcement/counterpoint to that above...I...

As a reinforcement/counterpoint to that above...I took risks on buying vintage Italian frames from Italyís eBay and have been pretty successful.

Basso Gap, Rossin Record, Rossin Performance EL,...
06-24-20, 12:34 PM
06-22-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 579
Posted By jdawginsc

Good attempt...it might actually be a bit large...

Good attempt...it might actually be a bit large for me, anyhow.

I was thinking the same about a team build.
06-22-20, 07:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 579
Posted By jdawginsc

1990, the Records started having the really cool...

1990, the Records started having the really cool dropouts with the Ghibli BB shells. So yours is either an earlier 1987-88 Ghibli, or a really odd Record with crossover tube/lugs/dropouts/shell?

I...
06-22-20, 07:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 377
Posted By jdawginsc

Friction solves a lot of issues, I have...

Friction solves a lot of issues, I have found...never fails!
06-21-20, 09:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 579
Posted By jdawginsc

My Performance EL OS is welded. No lugs. ...

My Performance EL OS is welded. No lugs.

Performance before the EL may have been SLX lugged though.
Replies: 28
Views: 1,437
Posted By jdawginsc

Ghiblis are very nice bikes. In that condition, I...

Ghiblis are very nice bikes. In that condition, I donít think $1300 is outlandish...perhaps a bit more.

...that said, $3000 is crazy.
06-20-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 579
Posted By jdawginsc

Isnít that a ghibli bottom bracket shell?

Isnít that a ghibli bottom bracket shell?
06-19-20, 07:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 261
Posted By jdawginsc

Are you sure it is 70mm? Dales were almost...

Are you sure it is 70mm? Dales were almost certainly English thread and 68mm.
06-18-20, 09:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,351
Posted By jdawginsc

Because Iím an idiot... I have no self...

Because Iím an idiot...
I have no self control...and my garage was empty and lonely...
i get great deals on either frames or parts in the moment, then have to even out parts to frames...leading...
06-18-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,813
Posted By jdawginsc

The pink Lotus Supreme danced in my memories and...

The pink Lotus Supreme danced in my memories and dreams for a long time. Simply exquisite bicycle...

My Japanese Bianchi Randonneur (still crying over my stupidity in selling that in 1990) was one...
06-18-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 96
Posted By jdawginsc

That Ciocc...sigh....

That Ciocc...sigh....
06-17-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 451
Posted By jdawginsc

Honestly Jay, I never thought to look for...

Honestly Jay, I never thought to look for replacements. We had already decided to move on from the wheels.
06-16-20, 06:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 451
Posted By jdawginsc

Definitely some simplex shifters on the bay...I...

Definitely some simplex shifters on the bay...I think they were around 30-40 before I rehabbed this. They are an odd half braze on type...be sure to remember the part order...take pictures...I...
06-16-20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 451
Posted By jdawginsc

NOt sure I would suggest a complete re-specing of...

NOt sure I would suggest a complete re-specing of the bike since it is a low level Peugeot from the 70s, but it was fun. I used as many parts as I had laying around and rebuilt (crank, bottom bracket...
06-16-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 451
Posted By jdawginsc

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/ccc2ab0a_3d21_4749_a807_78e152c21b6b_04b187c6894f1394685f06442b6d73d27efa938d.jpeg...
06-16-20, 09:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 451
Posted By jdawginsc

Just refurbished a mixte Peugeot with my gal....

Just refurbished a mixte Peugeot with my gal. Same model I imagine.

New wheels and cassette. Much lighter.
Crank cotters were shot. Old Shimano installed.

plastic simplex derailleurs are fun...
06-11-20, 07:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 766
Posted By jdawginsc

Haven't tried that!

Haven't tried that!
06-11-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 766
Posted By jdawginsc

There are three products that would crash my...

There are three products that would crash my world if they change the formulas from their current iteration...they are perfect as is...
1. Simple Green...
2. Mothers aluminum polish...
3....
06-11-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,322
Posted By jdawginsc

Wait...you want a tubular set...?? ...hmm...have...

Wait...you want a tubular set...?? ...hmm...have one of those...! 😉


Sounds like there is no question, and you are simply saying you are going to pass...
06-10-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 389
Posted By jdawginsc

A few hopefuls? ...

A few hopefuls?

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Nice-Vtg-1995-GT-1-1-8-25-4-Quill-Stem-Retro-MTB-Sameness-125mm-1990s/183920715830?hash=item2ad2876836:g:nQUAAOSwz-ldVXZU
...
06-10-20, 07:36 AM
Replies: 973
Views: 74,382
Posted By jdawginsc

I have been remiss in thanking several members...

I have been remiss in thanking several members for well-packed items, shipped well and great communication...thank you for selling to me! Great transactions!
nesteel...
06-09-20, 07:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 393
Posted By jdawginsc

Luckily, I have never made the transition to...

Luckily, I have never made the transition to sew-ups...!

In fact, I have a pair of Victory Strada/Victory hubs sitting doing nothing...
06-08-20, 07:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 393
Posted By jdawginsc

I think it is the elegance of it...? Still, the...

I think it is the elegance of it...? Still, the Sun Tour Superbe are the best looking of the lot, in my opinion.

Funny enough, the Shimano SLR 105s are the best feeling levers I have ever used.
06-07-20, 06:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,066
Posted By jdawginsc

Could you shrink them by 1 to 2 sizes?

Could you shrink them by 1 to 2 sizes?
06-07-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 393
Posted By jdawginsc

I am glad you did! Your Tommaso thanks you! ...

I am glad you did! Your Tommaso thanks you!

Oddly, I prefer the Nuovo Record levers (and actually Sun Tour Superbe), but Super Record fits your bike.
...
06-07-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 393
Posted By jdawginsc

If you want to keep downtube shifters, you are...

If you want to keep downtube shifters, you are looking for something braking only.

...then aero or not...

c-record, Chorus? Or if non-aero, Victory, SR, NR...?

edit: on closer look, Super...
06-06-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 751
Posted By jdawginsc

How is the ideale, comfort-wise?

How is the ideale, comfort-wise?
06-06-20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By jdawginsc

Back and front set or just one pair?

Back and front set or just one pair?
06-06-20, 06:50 PM
06-05-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 751
Posted By jdawginsc

For what it is worth, I can see them all...

For what it is worth, I can see them all...
Replies: 20
Views: 528
Posted By jdawginsc

My gal has a Tange Cro-mo fork and it helps a...

My gal has a Tange Cro-mo fork and it helps a little...
Replies: 20
Views: 528
Posted By jdawginsc

This is largely true...My Basso Gap is the...

This is largely true...My Basso Gap is the exception for me. Smooth.
Replies: 0
Views: 152
Posted By jdawginsc

Are Timber Wolf Bianchi's that desirable?

Saw one as a frame on ebay that looked to be in great shape. I know the Grizzley is the collectible version, and Timber Wolfs were downstream a bit...anyone have any experience with them?
Replies: 20
Views: 528
Posted By jdawginsc

Ahhhh...got it now. I had an older gentleman...

Ahhhh...got it now.

I had an older gentleman see me on the Cannondale pictured, and asked me if I would take $200 for it...I was like, "um, no...not for sale"? He said that I would regret it and...
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By jdawginsc

Rust underneath the head tube/down tube...

Rust underneath the head tube/down tube juncture... Any buckling on the down and top tubes? Replacement fork plus suspect rust spots would make me skeptical of a crash.

Daytona, plus Sun Tour GPX,...
Replies: 20
Views: 528
Posted By jdawginsc

Wait, I am confused...are you looking to buy,...

Wait, I am confused...are you looking to buy, then sell it?

If keeping, that is one of the best riding bikes I have ever owned...(I have the 1987/88 Crest version)
06-03-20, 05:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 373
Posted By jdawginsc

A lot of skids...

A lot of skids...
06-03-20, 05:53 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,631
Posted By jdawginsc

Is that a "Schwinn approved" front derailleur?...

Is that a "Schwinn approved" front derailleur? Former owner must have used whatever they could to make it operate...

Would Mercier have specified a stem shifter?

What are the rims and hubs PJ...
06-03-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 373
Posted By jdawginsc

The world is turning to sheet...

The world is turning to sheet...
06-02-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,464
Posted By jdawginsc

Starfish Cranks...! Shamal Wheels...! Modol...

Starfish Cranks...! Shamal Wheels...! Modol Kronos levers with Shimano Dura Ace AX centerpulls!
05-30-20, 06:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 987
Posted By jdawginsc

My package arrived today as well! Thank you sir!

My package arrived today as well! Thank you sir!
05-29-20, 02:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,093
Posted By jdawginsc

Yeah. I definitely lucked out I am sure. And I...

Yeah. I definitely lucked out I am sure. And I hope no one is thinking I thought this was a good idea....

I just thought it an odd contraption...I was hoping it would work but no acid in my world.
05-29-20, 06:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 241
Posted By jdawginsc

I have gotten goo similar to that off of alloy...

I have gotten goo similar to that off of alloy surfaces using a few methods...never seems to work twice however...
1. Soaking in Hot water and simple green in an oil drainage wash pan thingy.
2....
05-29-20, 05:56 AM
Replies: 688
Views: 146,862
Posted By jdawginsc

Not "no one else has" but I recently heard that...

Not "no one else has" but I recently heard that only 300 of the Crest Cannondale SR500 bicycles were made. Don't see many of them around.

I know someone on the forums has one, though.
05-29-20, 05:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,093
Posted By jdawginsc

haha...not sure I would suggest the fix for...

haha...not sure I would suggest the fix for everyone! I just didnít think I could cut that far down with a hacksaw, and refuse to use the acid trick...

the device was a bit more complicated to...
05-28-20, 05:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,093
Posted By jdawginsc

Wow! That was quite the odyssey! I feel lazy...

Wow! That was quite the odyssey!

I feel lazy by comparison!
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