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07-08-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By velomateo

I just picked up a Zunow Humingbird locally, that...

I just picked up a Zunow Humingbird locally, that my brother-in-law in AZ purchased off CL. His is also built with a full 600 group. It's super clean too, near mint condition. Build quality is very...
07-04-20, 08:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 531
Posted By velomateo

Great looking bike in front of the monument of a...

Great looking bike in front of the monument of a great American.
Happy Independence Day
07-03-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,327
Posted By velomateo

How the hell does that kickstand work when it's...

How the hell does that kickstand work when it's mounted backwards?
06-29-20, 09:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,810
Posted By velomateo

Thanks, I'll give it a look.

Thanks, I'll give it a look.
06-29-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,810
Posted By velomateo

So as I can continue to hope that Eroica...

So as I can continue to hope that Eroica California actually happens this September. I was checking the myeroica page this morning, and it does not indicate that I am registered for the event. I...
06-27-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 13,961
Views: 2,978,460
Posted By velomateo

Beautiful table, and what a great price.

Beautiful table, and what a great price.
06-22-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 215
Posted By velomateo

It looks great as-is, and all the mods you've...

It looks great as-is, and all the mods you've mentioned won't change that. Great color too.

Not to get off topic, but what rings are you using on those SR cranks? I've often thought of grabbing a...
06-15-20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 13,961
Views: 2,978,460
Posted By velomateo

I hope he grabbed that tool box too!!!

I hope he grabbed that tool box too!!!
06-04-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 170
Posted By velomateo

Go BIG...or go home

Go BIG...or go home
06-04-20, 12:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 925
Posted By velomateo

Nice bike. I found one for my wife in that same...

Nice bike. I found one for my wife in that same blue - so dark it almost looks black, only her's a super tiny 48 cm frame. Those are great frames, and I have always loved the shape of the lugs.
05-31-20, 12:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By velomateo

Thank you for correcting that seat post 👍

Thank you for correcting that seat post 👍
05-30-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 18,740
Posted By velomateo

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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This is Jasper, our 6 yo boxer, and my daughters new...
05-26-20, 01:37 PM
Replies: 2,231
Views: 769,644
Posted By velomateo

non-fixie I really enjoyed your post, and the...

non-fixie I really enjoyed your post, and the bike looks great
05-20-20, 09:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,203
Posted By velomateo

Super Record chain rings are such an aesthetic...

Super Record chain rings are such an aesthetic improvement from Nouvo Record. Such a great looking bike, and you could give a class on how to wrap handle bars.
05-15-20, 04:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 444
Posted By velomateo

I havenít seen a brake bridge like that...

I havenít seen a brake bridge like that before...very cool.
05-11-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,203
Posted By velomateo

jdawginsc I like it very much. I had read...

jdawginsc I like it very much. I had read somewhere that the MAX tubeset was better matched to larger riders, because it was so stiff, but I'm not convinced. I'm not that big, only 165 lb.s, and I...
05-10-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 3,354
Views: 286,007
Posted By velomateo

Be careful of those slotted washers that clamp...

Be careful of those slotted washers that clamp the cable. I found them unable to hold modern (narrower) cables. When tightening them, one washer split at the slot. I replaced one slotted washer on...
05-10-20, 01:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,203
Posted By velomateo

This fillet brazed, Columbus Max, Bertoni has...

This fillet brazed, Columbus Max, Bertoni has been getting a bunch of road time since I acquired it a few months ago.

...
05-07-20, 08:08 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 9,920
Posted By velomateo

Thanks. Iím sorry, I donít remember. I purchased...

Thanks. Iím sorry, I donít remember. I purchased it from an automotive paint supply. I believe it was a Nissan color.
I borrowed a friends small spray gun to do the job. I had never shot a metallic...
05-07-20, 04:40 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 9,920
Posted By velomateo

Somec Air I did a few years ago. Materials cost...

Somec Air I did a few years ago. Materials cost are very close to having a pro do it...wait time is a lot less though.

...
05-03-20, 05:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,015
Posted By velomateo

Hereís a couple pics of the Cinelli ďspoilerĒ...

Hereís a couple pics of the Cinelli ďspoilerĒ bottom bracket and KHS stamp. White was as I got it, blue after a respray.
...
05-02-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,015
Posted By velomateo

Mine had the Cinelli bottom bracket too. I...

Mine had the Cinelli bottom bracket too. I believe the brake bridge is a Cinelli product as well.
05-01-20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,015
Posted By velomateo

I had one of these years ago. Bought it in...

I had one of these years ago. Bought it in terrible condition, had been repainted...poorly. Just curious, since the OP never said anything about a serial number, does yours have a serial number? I...
04-27-20, 08:18 PM
Replies: 3,354
Views: 286,007
Posted By velomateo

I had this Serotta frame that I had decided to...

I had this Serotta frame that I had decided to sell, but it garnered no serious offers. Instead of lowering the price I decided I would rather keep it in the family.
I had built up a nice towny...
04-14-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 2,713
Views: 636,882
Posted By velomateo

GreenNeedle, The Holdsworth looks great after the...

GreenNeedle, The Holdsworth looks great after the update. Those 531 frames ride really well.
04-11-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,607
Posted By velomateo

Very cool frame, and your build turned out great....

Very cool frame, and your build turned out great. I feel like you got a really good deal for what you paid.
04-05-20, 07:02 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,080
Posted By velomateo

Beautiful Bridgestone tourer. Whatís the model...

Beautiful Bridgestone tourer. Whatís the model designation of that frame? Would love to find one like that in my size.
04-04-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 720
Posted By velomateo

^^^^ Hey Doc, I see that guy whenever Iím...

^^^^
Hey Doc, I see that guy whenever Iím shaving.
04-04-20, 06:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 720
Posted By velomateo

Got out for a short spin yesterday on last years...

Got out for a short spin yesterday on last years Eroica ride with my wife. Bike path was full of people trying to take advantage of the great weather and probably bored of staying home...distancing. ...
03-17-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,376
Posted By velomateo

Time to start frame shopping, that one is done.

Time to start frame shopping, that one is done.
03-13-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 22,241
Posted By velomateo

It was only a matter of time. I'm glad they...

It was only a matter of time.

I'm glad they made the call within the time limit to cancel my hotel reservations without a charge. Hopefully I can attend the new (later) date and getting a new...
03-10-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 652
Posted By velomateo

Bianchigirll, I have heard the Bianchi...

Bianchigirll, I have heard the Bianchi connection, but Iím leaning more towards the Daccordi guys being the builder, especially with the paint job similarities posted above. I
would love for you to...
03-10-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 652
Posted By velomateo

I haven't found anything as to the year of...

I haven't found anything as to the year of production. I did read that these frames were on display at a bike show in Boston and then shipped out to a few shops and sold as framesets, but I haven't...
03-10-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 652
Posted By velomateo

Iíve been working on this for a little while now...

Iíve been working on this for a little while now and have it mostly finished up today. The idea was to build this up with a modern 11 speed but use friction shifting. I initially thought I could pull...
03-09-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 7,760
Views: 2,254,865
Posted By velomateo

This is excellent. Love it...really deserves it...

This is excellent. Love it...really deserves it own thread.
02-25-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 165
Posted By velomateo

Years ago, when 3D printers were becoming more...

Years ago, when 3D printers were becoming more available, I paid up for a NOS Grammo cap ($30). My plan was to have some 3D printed and sell on ebay. After some research, I concluded that to produce...
02-24-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 894
Posted By velomateo

Last two repaints I had done were a...

Last two repaints I had done were a disappointment. I agree with DD, it's cheaper to find them in good original original condition. But what usually happens to me is, I find great frames that have...
02-22-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,429
Posted By velomateo

I see some well thought out mods on your Bianchi....

I see some well thought out mods on your Bianchi. Should work very well at Eroica
02-22-20, 09:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 836
Posted By velomateo

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

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This was restoration I did a few years ago. It was in an awful state when I...
02-21-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 22,241
Posted By velomateo

They are super nice, but they should handle the...

They are super nice, but they should handle the route just fine. I've never done any real damage to other shoes I have used in the past...and I don't have a lot invested in them anyway.
Your shoes...
02-15-20, 06:25 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 22,241
Posted By velomateo

I scored these Bontrager Classique shoes for $10...

I scored these Bontrager Classique shoes for $10 (+$14 shipping) and they even fit. They appear to have been worn once or twice at best. I looked them up and original price was $260...not too bad...
01-31-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,429
Posted By velomateo

Ugghhh. Training? I ride pretty regularly, but...

Ugghhh. Training? I ride pretty regularly, but Eroica does require me to elevate my conditioning. One thing I do not recommend to prepare for this ride is going to training, for work, for two weeks....
01-19-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 412
Posted By velomateo

First off, thanks for giving me something to do...

First off, thanks for giving me something to do today - on a trip for work and didnít feel like doing any sight seeing, plus itís cold out.

Searched for vintage Merlin images, and found nothing...
01-19-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 412
Posted By velomateo

That is a great score. Looks to be very early in...

That is a great score. Looks to be very early in the titanium timeline, not Teledyne early but as someone said maybe an early Merlin. I love how the top tube cable guides are done, and looks like a...
01-10-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,355
Posted By velomateo

I just picked up a another bike project, and with...

I just picked up a another bike project, and with two others in the que I donít have time or a need for this. If anyone here has any interest in reviving this old gal, send me a PM...especially if...
01-07-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 652
Posted By velomateo

Thatís the paint job I was referring to. I guess...

Thatís the paint job I was referring to. I guess the confusion with the Bianchi connection comes from Laweeís earlier affiliation with them. I read yesterday that it was Daccordi, canít remember...
01-07-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 652
Posted By velomateo

Daccordi was supposedly building these for...

Daccordi was supposedly building these for Bertoni. Daccordi's MAX frame was lugged, but I've found pics of both frames (Daccordi and Bertoni) with the identical pink/blue/white paint job.
01-07-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 652
Posted By velomateo

More searches on the interwebs led me to the...

More searches on the interwebs led me to the Columbus MAX FB page. Lots of cool stuff there. According to a post there, the MAX tubeset was offered by Columbus in 1984 :eek:...who knew? I always had...
01-07-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 652
Posted By velomateo

I did a quick look, but only saw a size stamp...

I did a quick look, but only saw a size stamp (54). It’s black and really dirty around the bottom bracket - so one may appear after cleaning.
I found the same ‘87 catalog scan. According to...
01-07-20, 12:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 652
Posted By velomateo

Not hugely important, just curious. Still...

Not hugely important, just curious. Still considering which direction I want to go with it. I have a complete Super Record group I could use, but I might want to build on the C Record crank it came...
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