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04-10-21, 10:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 147
Posted By unworthy1

OP says the Campy BB is "English", and apparently...

OP says the Campy BB is "English", and apparently this "Henry James" style crown was also made by Everest. Now curious to have an ID for the dropouts: familiar looking but I draw a blank for a name.
04-10-21, 10:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 157
Posted By unworthy1

This post got me to thinking: "wonder what size...

This post got me to thinking: "wonder what size is the XC post I have?". It's a 26.6...so PM me!
04-10-21, 11:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 147
Posted By unworthy1

Here's a few pix-assists: no idea but the...

Here's a few pix-assists: no idea but the forkcrown looks "Henry James-ish" a quality frame I'd say, what's the tseatpost size?...
04-09-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 1,444
Views: 176,202
Posted By unworthy1

No idea what any of these may have been attached...

No idea what any of these may have been attached to: I walked by a sidewalk sale and saw a decent Shimano 105 caliper that was missing a couple nuts/bolts, and the seller insisted I buy all these to...
04-09-21, 08:39 AM
Replies: 1,444
Views: 176,202
Posted By unworthy1

Not So Vintage, but Free for cost of shipping: 3...

Not So Vintage, but Free for cost of shipping: 3 disc brake calipers: a Tektro Aries cable-op, a Shimano Deore hyrdaulic and a Hayes IH2 cable-op. All fit in one box and weigh about 1.3lbs...
04-08-21, 10:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 204
Posted By unworthy1

Yes it sure does. I doubt that Gipiemme did the...

Yes it sure does. I doubt that Gipiemme did the investment-casting themselves, but was almost certainly an Italian firm (and not Long Shen in China) that GPM contracted with or simply re-branded.
04-08-21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 148
Posted By unworthy1

MIGHT be something you could correct with LocTite...

MIGHT be something you could correct with LocTite GREEN, maybe.
04-08-21, 09:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 204
Posted By unworthy1

I've seen this series once before but blanking on...

I've seen this series once before but blanking on the name, maybe it will click in later today. Pretty sure the original Italian set (which I think these are) was copied later by an Asian firm like...
04-07-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 3,847
Views: 349,254
Posted By unworthy1

If you wanted Mirage...I have a PAIR of...

If you wanted Mirage...I have a PAIR of monoplanars, with one pair of NOS black Campy pads, one pair of *gasp* Shimano pads!!
04-06-21, 01:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 290
Posted By unworthy1

I think so: axle might be either a Campy clone...

I think so: axle might be either a Campy clone threading but this might be an Asian-sourced hub (rather that the typical Avocet=Ofmega deal) and if anything the cones are the bits to salvage since...
04-06-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 3,847
Views: 349,254
Posted By unworthy1

Need a crown race for a Shimano 105 HS (HP-1050,...

Need a crown race for a Shimano 105 HS (HP-1050, approx.1987 to '89) need 27.0 race, this is the 105 with "plastic" outer cups and thin plastic seals in both cups that need to mate with the races. I...
04-05-21, 05:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,618
Posted By unworthy1

Excellent work on the BB shell identity (as...

Excellent work on the BB shell identity (as usual)MauriceMoss ! Welcome back, we had not heard from you for awhile!
04-04-21, 10:08 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,618
Posted By unworthy1

I recall years back seeing the same issue with a...

I recall years back seeing the same issue with a "reverse M" on a frame that was ID'd as a genuine Marinoni, but in that case I think it was on a forkcrown. Wherever that was located it has happened...
04-03-21, 10:28 PM
Replies: 61,054
Views: 9,128,869
Posted By unworthy1

He can't count either: that sure doesn't add up...

He can't count either: that sure doesn't add up to 21 speeds AFAIK! Interesting that this "Niko" looks very much like some Centurions, was it another brand from the same importer?
04-03-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 154
Posted By unworthy1

100 euros would be a pretty fair price in my...

100 euros would be a pretty fair price in my overheated market of SF Bay Area, but the pool of potential buyers would still be tiny for such a "project bike", regardless of how worthwhile I may think...
04-03-21, 10:42 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,618
Posted By unworthy1

Second question: who made this (IC?) BB shell?...

Second question: who made this (IC?) BB shell? Never seen that mark on a shell before but looks to be cast-in. Did Marinoni have a "special connection" to an Italian mfgr.?
04-03-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 640
Posted By unworthy1

very interesting frame: not familiar with Mendiz:...

very interesting frame: not familiar with Mendiz: what's his back-story?
04-03-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 636
Posted By unworthy1

For the shorty DOs with threading (ie not the...

For the shorty DOs with threading (ie not the Simplex) I usually replace them with hardware-sourced Stainless steel machine screws and if I can find metric stainless nylock nuts I use them on the...
03-31-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 722
Posted By unworthy1

and they were still in business (or al least...

and they were still in business (or al least somebody had the brand and was selling some high end bikes with it) as late as the middle 2000s. A coworker bought one in around 2008 and he spent some...
03-30-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,910
Posted By unworthy1

Hey, I was CLOSE! It's not a word I use more...

Hey, I was CLOSE!
It's not a word I use more than once a decade. ;)
03-30-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,910
Posted By unworthy1

There was a kit sold by some company (can't...

There was a kit sold by some company (can't recall the correct name, MorningStar maybe?) they sold you some fittings and directions but you drilled your own hole in the pedal or hub body (center) and...
03-29-21, 03:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 387
Posted By unworthy1

Atom and Spidel used the "same body" on some...

Atom and Spidel used the "same body" on some pedals, and the Atom 600 (early and later models ) had same cage cutouts, but were in the same league as the Maillard (same factory I'd bet) with better...
03-25-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 3,847
Views: 349,254
Posted By unworthy1

REVISED HUB DEAL: Now 2 for 1: remember this? I...

REVISED HUB DEAL: Now 2 for 1: remember this? I was asking to swap a 36-hole Tri-color front hub for the same in 32, this is the far left hub in this pic. Well in my continued search I find I have 2...
03-25-21, 09:29 AM
Replies: 61,054
Views: 9,128,869
Posted By unworthy1

Yep, quite early one with some upgrades (like...

Yep, quite early one with some upgrades (like RD), it's an "Ashtabula" crankset, appears to have chainrings in the very common 3-pin BCD, but I am way unfamiliar with this vintage Schwinn!
03-24-21, 10:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 349
Posted By unworthy1

gotta love that needless complexity! Not like we...

gotta love that needless complexity! Not like we don't already have enough in bicycle measurement "standards", which are anything but a uniform standard. But all true: "it depends" ;)
03-23-21, 06:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 217
Posted By unworthy1

sure looks like Ti to me! And some nice looking...

sure looks like Ti to me! And some nice looking welds, too!
03-23-21, 06:36 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 19,049
Posted By unworthy1

If you want a (used but good shape) Flickstand,...

If you want a (used but good shape) Flickstand, send me a PM. And allow some time for me to find it! IIRC it had a "shorter" length bail, whatever the working wire was called. I think there were at...
03-23-21, 10:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 515
Posted By unworthy1

Crazy! But makes total sense and must be 100%...

Crazy! But makes total sense and must be 100% easier to control that then hand-cutting slots with a Dremel! I can barely control my Dremel with cut-off wheels or burrs, they tend to wander but FAST!...
03-22-21, 11:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 515
Posted By unworthy1

correct Roper Whitney punch (AKA Whitney Roper,...

correct Roper Whitney punch (AKA Whitney Roper, I've heard it both ways). I have one and used it to punch MANY holes in sheet metal (it's great for that, cleaner hole and more precise than a drill)...
03-22-21, 10:37 AM
Replies: 61,054
Views: 9,128,869
Posted By unworthy1

Thanks for this pointer, I'm looking for this...

Thanks for this pointer, I'm looking for this size for a friend and it's a walk from my house and the right price! Don't know how he'd feel about the paint but....:thumb:

EDIT: Bought this bike...
03-22-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 801
Posted By unworthy1

Me too, we should have a Tressostar "singles"...

Me too, we should have a Tressostar "singles" thread: find a mate! :thumb:
03-21-21, 12:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 811
Posted By unworthy1

You don't need to replace the DO (on or both)...

You don't need to replace the DO (on or both) there is a genuine Campagnolo hanger bit that's made to repair this "drewed" example. Now the challenge is finding one of THOSE (and the repair shop to...
03-21-21, 11:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 618
Posted By unworthy1

Those DOs are "CYCLO", branded underneath the...

Those DOs are "CYCLO", branded underneath the serial numbers but still visible.
03-20-21, 10:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 618
Posted By unworthy1

Um...not to throw too much cold water, but I'm...

Um...not to throw too much cold water, but I'm not 100% sure those DOs are SunTour (Maeda), the "Carlton" look very close but the edges appear to be sharper than the radiused edges (and...
03-20-21, 09:47 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,158
Posted By unworthy1

I'm honored to be honored! Good on ya, Kurt for...

I'm honored to be honored! Good on ya, Kurt for doing the good work!
03-19-21, 01:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 650
Posted By unworthy1

Side-bar question: has the contractor (s) who...

Side-bar question: has the contractor (s) who built the Japanese Bianchis ever been conclusively ID'd? If so I missed that thread or wasn't paying attention.
03-18-21, 10:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 964
Posted By unworthy1

pretty frameset, very reasonable price, and with...

pretty frameset, very reasonable price, and with panto'd stem and HS. Somebody should snap this up, GLWS (yes, from what I can make out of the decal, that should be Columbus SL)
03-18-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 650
Posted By unworthy1

No those lug piercings do resemble the Lotus...

No those lug piercings do resemble the Lotus holes, but they are different. Did Miyata/Univega also use this lugset for certain frames or am I imagining things (again)?
Very nice frame, BTW!
Re:...
03-18-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 937
Posted By unworthy1

Then again, LOOK what can happen: ...

Then again, LOOK what can happen:
:eek:https://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=278364&stc=1&d=1350220249
03-17-21, 10:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 210
Posted By unworthy1

Maybe beating T-Mar to this (which would be a...

Maybe beating T-Mar to this (which would be a first) but interesting that the topic of AMR came up in the CR List just today and a poster there provided links to this chart which lists the tubing...
03-16-21, 11:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 478
Posted By unworthy1

Nice job (again) T-Mar! But some variation...

Nice job (again) T-Mar!
But some variation insofaras the example you found *seems* to be full lugless (or perhaps just something at the headtube) whereas the OPs has a conventional BB shell, except...
03-16-21, 11:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 210
Posted By unworthy1

very sparkly paint! Has to be a French frame with...

very sparkly paint! Has to be a French frame with Camus tubing, there isn't much out there about the tubing (except it came in the more basic round set which apparently you have here),...
03-16-21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 478
Posted By unworthy1

Interesting! Do not recognize this but clearly...

Interesting! Do not recognize this but clearly has "Vitus" connections...Sugino seatpost, huh? Will be watching for what the experts have to say.
03-15-21, 06:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 330
Posted By unworthy1

What a tale! Nice rescue, even nicer restro!

What a tale! Nice rescue, even nicer restro!
03-14-21, 12:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 937
Posted By unworthy1

No, not ALL of California is "Malibu Barbie...

No, not ALL of California is "Malibu Barbie Land".
"SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — As the winter storm continues, so do Caltrans crews who are hard at work treating and clearing snow-covered roads. ... Now...
03-14-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 3,847
Views: 349,254
Posted By unworthy1

My recent trade offers have not exactly set the...

My recent trade offers have not exactly set the forum on fire, they are oddball for sure, so not surprising.

So this time I'm braking with that process and breaking this into 2 parts (and will...
03-13-21, 10:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 318
Posted By unworthy1

With those lugs and forkcrown it looks like a...

With those lugs and forkcrown it looks like a Carlton "Flyer", maybe badged as a "Raleigh" but would bet this was made in Worksop and maybe stock that Raleigh acquired when they bought Carlton (or...
03-13-21, 09:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,297
Posted By unworthy1

As I promised (or threatened?) I took a pic of...

As I promised (or threatened?) I took a pic of two of the Silcas I have at home with wooden "extra bases" I made and added. They are both black Super Pistas but the one in foreground with the typical...
03-13-21, 12:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 379
Posted By unworthy1

^Bingo! non-fixie FTW! and would the 531 decals...

^Bingo! non-fixie FTW!
and would the 531 decals tend to be "correct", tubing-wise?
03-12-21, 08:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,297
Posted By unworthy1

Wow, That is mo' pretty than I go for: I just use...

Wow, That is mo' pretty than I go for: I just use plywood! But now I'll have to snap some pix (...sigh...)
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