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04-03-20, 02:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,162
Posted By verktyg

The look on this guy's face... Aren't there some...

The look on this guy's face... Aren't there some kinds of laws about this???
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04-03-20, 02:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 357
Posted By verktyg

I remove the lever and clean everything including...

I remove the lever and clean everything including the threads inside that brazeon lever boss or the clamp. I use Q-Tips and alcohol or solvent to make sure the threads are clean. Before reassembling,...
04-03-20, 01:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 529
Posted By verktyg

Depends on the bike or the build. I usually go...

Depends on the bike or the build. I usually go with adjustable bearing BBs on all or mostly all original equipped bikes and overhauls. When building up from a bare frame using a mishmash of...
04-02-20, 09:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 529
Posted By verktyg

Campagnolo strumento numero uno

NO! what you need is a Campagnolo ref. # 1 tool...
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AKA:...
04-02-20, 08:38 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 905
Posted By verktyg

Never Ridden, How Close Is That To MINT?

Back in 2009 I bought two Bilatto built 1991 Lemond Team Z bikes from an LA collector. One had no more than 200 miles on it, the other was a wall hanger that had never been on the ground! Cant get...
04-02-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 529
Posted By verktyg

NO Best Fixed Cup Tool Is A VAR Or Campy

NO! The best BB fixed cup tool is a VAR # 30 or Campy tool. Other companies like Hozan made or make this kind of tool too. When properly used, there is almost no chance of slipping.

Used these at...
04-02-20, 07:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 529
Posted By verktyg

VAR 302 New # BP-30200 Lock Ring Spanner

This is the best spanner I've found for loosening or tightening BB lock rings.

It fits OVER the lock ring surrounding both sides keeping it in place so it can't shift side to side. The heavy duty...
04-02-20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,054
Posted By verktyg

531SL Bike

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04-01-20, 11:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 127
Posted By verktyg

Campy Ypsilon Rims

Campagnolo made the Lambda V Profile Strada aero clincher rims in 3 flavors: Omega - brown hard anodized, Ypsilon - silver anodized and Lambda - polished.

1989 Catalog shows 19-25mm tires....
04-01-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 264
Posted By verktyg

1975 Raleigh Pro Paint

The bike is stored away so I didn't take any measurements on my 22.5" 1975 Pro but the mink blue in this picture is pretty accurate... Course it will probably look different on your screen.

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04-01-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 119
Posted By verktyg

Look KG 176 Decals

It looks like Look KG 176 frames came in silver with blue, yellow and red seat tube stripes and simple metallic brown color.
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03-31-20, 01:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 247
Posted By verktyg

Loose Headset

Have you actually measured the head tube to make sure that's it's 30.6mm???

Never heard of that before but who knows???

What I have seen are head tubes that are oversize for lots of reasons.
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03-30-20, 09:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 437
Posted By verktyg

"...and monkeys might fly out of my butt too!" Madona

SoccerBallXan "I like the bit about being built for the Schwinn Family... "They believe that this Campagnolo 3-speed triplet bicycle is a custom-made bike for a member of the Schwinn Family."

It...
03-30-20, 06:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 126
Posted By verktyg

Only Celeste Bianchis!

I changed my post after I reread your first massage. :o

While Bianchi made some interesting black, green, brown and blue bikes back in the 60's, there's no reason to own anything other than...
03-30-20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 126
Posted By verktyg

Triomphe Equipped Bianchi ???

While I'm not a Bianchi expert, I own 3 of them. I've never seen a Bianchi equipped with Campangnolo Triomphe components.

I have a 1988 Giro that came with a final generation Campy Victory gruppo,...
Replies: 29
Views: 859
Posted By verktyg

Back in the 70's there were only 3 Hetchins in...

Back in the 70's there were only 3 Hetchins in the Albuquerque/Santa Fe area that I was aware of. The owners brought them into our shop once a year for me to service (1 Bates and 1 1960's Masi too)
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03-29-20, 01:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 381
Posted By verktyg

Takagi Not SR Crank

jdawginsc Good guess on the Japanese cotterless crank but it's a very early Takagi brand not a SR Sakae Ringyo.

Here's the tell: Your crank has a double headed eagle and 2 flutes in the arm. The...
03-27-20, 06:52 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 42,551
Posted By verktyg

Starting A New Thread

When you log into Bike Forums and go to one of the specialized Forums such as Classic & Vintage. You'll find a green bar in the upper left that has a + sign in a white circle and NEW THREAD. Click on...
03-27-20, 03:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 419
Posted By verktyg

Ralph Nader Special

Unsafe at any speed... seriously! Tried one out a few times back in the 70's... Great for circus acts and orthodontists, neurosurgeons too! :injured:

If you must, get some "stackies" to go...
03-27-20, 03:33 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 42,551
Posted By verktyg

Noobie Advice - ARGH! ZOMBIE THREAD

16 YEAR OLD ZOMBIE THREAD! https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1086x736/zombiephoto_15df96e6a74bb1eeaa066bf1704b4d08ead8d254.jpg
Welcome but start off on a good foot on the Forum...
03-27-20, 03:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 524
Posted By verktyg

Best Laugh Of The Day

Best laugh of the day, thanks I needed that... :roflmao2:

verktyg :50:
03-26-20, 11:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 213
Posted By verktyg

Exercising Bikes I Haven't Ridden For Awhile

So far this month I've been lucky and gotten in 3 to 5 rides a week. I've been taking out some of my bikes that I haven't been on in a while.

The first two are tied for my Goldilocks bikes...
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03-26-20, 07:08 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 9,036
Posted By verktyg

Colnago Technos

1st generation Colnago Technos ca 1990.

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03-26-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 678
Posted By verktyg

Vitus Dropouts

Gitane used those Vitus dropouts until at least 1987:

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There was a...
03-26-20, 02:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,207
Posted By verktyg

From Possum Lodge...

Quondo Omni Flunkus Mortati (When All Else Fails, Play Dead.)



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03-22-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,204
Posted By verktyg

I'm paying down my purchases from last November,...

I'm paying down my purchases from last November, December and January: 4 high zoots bikes and 3 frames plus components to go along with them. :innocent:

I had 3+ bikes in the works to sell...
03-21-20, 04:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 264
Posted By verktyg

Huret to Simplex Adapter

From the early 60's through the mid 70's on many French bikes, especially those built by "constructeurs" a buyer had to decide what brand of derailleur they wanted to use: Huret, Simplex or Campy.
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03-21-20, 04:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 384
Posted By verktyg

California Shelter In Place Order NO CYCLING!

Spaghetti Legs If your son was in the SF Bay Area, I could probably help but it's a moot point now.

The 6 SF Bay Area counties used the San Francisco Shelter In Place Order as a boiler plate for...
03-20-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 565
Posted By verktyg

Ti-Raleigh Team Member???

I was thinking this guy but the bike sizes are drastically different???

1977 TdF
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03-20-20, 02:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 565
Posted By verktyg

The guy in Raleigh Team Kit looks like one of the...

The guy in Raleigh Team Kit looks like one of the Dutch or German members of Raleigh's Team???

verktyg :50:
03-19-20, 05:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 541
Posted By verktyg

1st Generation Huret Allvit

That's a 1st generation Allvit made of chrome plated stamped steel. It looks like it's been reworked and polished. It's pretty much what the guts of Allvit RDs look like without the crash guard...
03-18-20, 11:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 541
Posted By verktyg

Huret Allvit Capacity

HUH? :foo:

Huret Allvit RDs could handle 52-36T x 14-32T FWs. I HATED WORKING ON THEM but they had capacity. The flyer below shows 53-36T x 13-30T....
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03-18-20, 11:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 392
Posted By verktyg

Mavic G40 Rims Were Anodized Module E Rims

malcala622 Those rims are most likely Module E rims which were ~19.8mm wide when new. They had single eyelets. The Module 3 rims were the same design except 22mm wide. See 1980 Mavic Catalog page...
03-18-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,185
Posted By verktyg

Zues Frame

You started with a decent quality Zeus frame with very good quality components. We sold some Zeus bikes during the bike boom and a few into the early 80's. They offered a lot of bang for the buck!
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03-18-20, 04:01 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,185
Posted By verktyg

Inexpensive Bike Boom Era French Or Dutch Bike

The Cycles Tourmalet marque with "Tricolor" bands on the seat tube suggests a French made bike or maybe Dutch, probably from the early 70's. Red, white and blue are the banner colors for both France...
03-17-20, 05:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 975
Posted By verktyg

Fixtit Trick For Rear Wheel Clearance

Looking back over this thread, I remembered a trick I've used over the years to solve rear wheel fit on some bikes with tight rear triangles.

The rear triangle on my 1983 Colnago Super is so tight...
03-16-20, 04:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 975
Posted By verktyg

27" Don't Fit!

I picked up this all original 1967 Peugeot PX10 barn bike at the end of 2007. It came with the original sewup wheels plus a set of 27" wheels with 27" x 1" clinchers. It sat that way for a number of...
03-16-20, 03:29 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 7,319
Posted By verktyg

Weight Saver

For those weight weenies who can't wait:

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verktyg :50:
03-15-20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 431
Posted By verktyg

Older Nitto Bar Design With Newer Nitto Stems

The Nitto B105AA bars date back to the early 70's while the Dynamic stems were a later design.

I've seen warnings several places online saying that newer Nitto stem designs are not compatible with...
03-15-20, 06:19 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 7,319
Posted By verktyg

Last night I stopped by the Yemeni owned mom and...

Last night I stopped by the Yemeni owned mom and pops grocery store up the street to get some extra TP for some house guests. On the way out, I mentioned that American needed to learn to use their...
03-15-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 435
Posted By verktyg

1974-75 Champion du Monde

BINGO! 1975 CdM :thumb:

The CdM was a European model that used the same frame as the top end Olympic models except for the shorter steerers for the 33mm stack height of the Stronglight P3...
03-15-20, 05:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 274
Posted By verktyg

Early 90's Team Bike

Nice find. I called that black and white splash paint the "Pinto Pony" motif.

I spent a long time trying to find details on Gitane Team and Team Replica bikes from that era.

Does your frame...
03-15-20, 02:02 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,407
Posted By verktyg

Step Throughs vs Mixtes

Most of the bikes pictured above are various styles of "step through" frames not "Mixtes".

We were told by a reliable source back in the 70's that Mixte frames were developed for the French army...
03-15-20, 01:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 345
Posted By verktyg

Starnord, Manufance and at least one other French...

Starnord, Manufance and at least one other French contract builder made a slew of lower priced and entry level bikes for many of the well know French marques during the bike boom era. They even made...
03-13-20, 04:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 368
Posted By verktyg

Brooks Pro Select Saddle

I had a NOS/NIB Brooks Professional Select saddle. The box was marked Sturmey Archer. As mentioned, the rails were black enamel and it was date stamped 1979. It had some kind of dull oiled leather...
03-13-20, 01:42 AM
Replies: 14,938
Views: 1,485,334
Posted By verktyg

Getting out my Colnago Technos

My rides have been limited to 10-20 miles for the past 3 months. Had 5 stents put in at the beginning of December.

I dug out my early 90's Colnago Technos Frankenbike yesterday for a 10 mile late...
03-01-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 544
Posted By verktyg

Campy RDs with corncob FWs

With the exception of the Gran Turismo and Rally, until the mid 80's, Campy derailleurs were designed for competition. Bikes in the pro peleton rarely had FW sprockets larger than 22T-24T. On...
03-01-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 544
Posted By verktyg

Campy RD Part

Campy used that stop, part # 7116067 on at least one other RD, maybe the first C-Record ???

Here's one for the Victory RD on eBay, probably the same part as used on yours:
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03-01-20, 04:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 544
Posted By verktyg

Campy Rear Derailleur Geometry

Triomphe and Victory have the same pivot and cage geometries which are almost the same as the last NR and first SR derailleurs. Campy adopted the cage geometry of the 2nd generation 4001 Super Record...
Replies: 8
Views: 457
Posted By verktyg

Don't guess - come big or stay home ;-)

NON! NON! NON!

zukahn1 "I would agree that is one of the last Bertin's made in France based on the serial and date indicators and 4 strips on the decals it was made during the last couple of...
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