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08-07-19, 12:53 PM
Replies: 7,548
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Posted By hellojoben

Mid 80's Bianchi Nuova Alloro

Here's my 80's Bianchi with 10 speed record. First bike ever with integrated shifters haha...
08-07-19, 11:54 AM
Replies: 1,139
Views: 277,312
Posted By hellojoben

Mid 80's Nuova Alloro

Wasn't sure if I should post this here or the Retro Roadie thread but I updated my old frame with with parts I had
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02-03-19, 07:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,106
Posted By hellojoben

thank you!! It's actually just the metallic...

thank you!! It's actually just the metallic Ritchey Charcoal Grey that the Road Logic used to come in until last year. The octalink crank I bought NOS.

Here's a sneak peak of the cock pit before...
01-27-19, 07:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,106
Posted By hellojoben

Finally

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11-07-18, 06:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 331
Posted By hellojoben

Spreading Powdercoat

Have any of y'all had a frame Powder coated and then later on spread your rear triangle from 120/126 to 130? Did it cause any imperfections in the powder coat? I'm thinking it shouldn't be a problem...
11-01-18, 08:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,106
Posted By hellojoben

Finally got that repair done on the frame, now...

Finally got that repair done on the frame, now all I have to do is find the right color to paint it!...
10-04-18, 01:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 599
Posted By hellojoben

Japan Panasonic Ordering System, new classic frames or is it a POS

Has anyone cracked the code of ordering from Panasonic's Japan website?? Here's the link **********????POS************************************************************?Panasonic (http://cycle.panasonic.jp/products/pos/custom_order/)
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09-15-18, 07:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,106
Posted By hellojoben

Someone ruined my frame for the time being.

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09-14-18, 10:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,106
Posted By hellojoben

There's no Merz decal on the stay, but it seems...

There's no Merz decal on the stay, but it seems like the previous owner had taken off many of the decals or they were just weathered away over time
09-13-18, 12:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,106
Posted By hellojoben

Can someone help me identfy the year? the serial...

Can someone help me identfy the year? the serial number reads : IS35872. If I'm reading the asian serial number chart correctly, it's not a Miyata built frame like many of these earlier allez frames...
09-13-18, 12:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,106
Posted By hellojoben

Specialized Allez SE Project

Hello!

In light of my recent thread regarding dream bike and bike sizing, I finally found one of mine in MY size!! The frame is solid with no rust but the paint has seen better days; I may getting...
09-11-18, 08:49 PM
Replies: 7,548
Views: 2,070,307
Posted By hellojoben

WHAT is that paint??? It looks awesome! I knew...

WHAT is that paint??? It looks awesome! I knew those centurion frames had it in them without those godawful 80's color schemes. Really though, what is that paint called? Makes me want to repaint...
09-06-18, 12:13 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,637
Posted By hellojoben

Well it comes down to specific frames and brands...

Well it comes down to specific frames and brands that I want in particular you know what I mean? In general, it's hard finding anything in 48cm in a frame that I want, so I just suck it up and ride a...
09-05-18, 10:53 AM
Replies: 1,139
Views: 277,312
Posted By hellojoben

Bianchi Nuova Alloro

Here's my trusty companion. I believe I've posted it before but with a different...
09-04-18, 08:45 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,637
Posted By hellojoben

Generally I look for a 48-50 size frame. I just...

Generally I look for a 48-50 size frame. I just attached a pic of my bicycle; I'll let the forum decide if it's too big or too small. I've been told that the bike is just the right size for me and...
09-03-18, 08:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 378
Posted By hellojoben

Lol I'm intrigued...pm'd

Lol I'm intrigued...pm'd
09-03-18, 03:05 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,637
Posted By hellojoben

Also I imagine those of you who are on the other...

Also I imagine those of you who are on the other end of the spectrum, i.e. those of you who are generally taller than the rest of us, feel the way that I do except frames are too small.
09-03-18, 03:01 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,637
Posted By hellojoben

What's the biggest that you'll go?

Hello folks, as a shorter rider I feel that I'm at disadvantage when finding the right bike frame for me, especially when my main interest is old steel road frames/classic and vintage where many of...
09-02-18, 05:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 378
Posted By hellojoben

Yeah, it's probably not vintage. SPECIALIZED did...

Yeah, it's probably not vintage. SPECIALIZED did a run of that specific frame in the early 2010's. The diameter of the tubing is a bit bigger than it looks, so I'm thinking it is 53. Thanks though!...
09-02-18, 12:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 378
Posted By hellojoben

WTB: Specialized Allez Frame

Hello Everyone!

I'm looking for an early to mid 80's small (>50cm) Specialized Allez or Allez SE frame. I'm a shorter rider and these frames are harder to come by in my size. If you have one and...
08-21-18, 11:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,256
Posted By hellojoben

Hey that's a setup style that I'm thinking of...

Hey that's a setup style that I'm thinking of running, I may add the SOMA long cage plates for the campy NR rear derailleur (https://store.somafab.com/sonuredecapl.html), hopefully that'll add more...
08-21-18, 11:43 PM
Replies: 53,179
Views: 7,318,369
Posted By hellojoben

1985(?) Specialized Allez SE

Here's a specialized allez SE located in a Burbank, CA bikeshop. If it turns out that the bike is just a bit dirty/run down it can clean up well and be a good commuter bike.

It's one of my grail...
08-18-18, 09:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,256
Posted By hellojoben

Do you run them with vintage derailleurs and with...

Do you run them with vintage derailleurs and with a chain guide? If you have a photo of any of these it would help a lot!
08-18-18, 09:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,256
Posted By hellojoben

Do you think a track chainring paired with a...

Do you think a track chainring paired with a chain guide would prevent chain drop? Just trying to throw ideas out there since it seems like not many people are running a 1x setup on their C&V frames.
08-18-18, 07:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,256
Posted By hellojoben

Thanks for all the info! I wouldn't mind running...

Thanks for all the info! I wouldn't mind running a 1x5 or 1x6 at all. I currently run a 7 speed shimano HG cassette but only use the first four cogs with the ratios from 3.5:1 - 2.5:1 being the sweet...
08-18-18, 06:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,256
Posted By hellojoben

1x builds with classic derailleurs?

Hi y'all,

I was wondering, with all the hype of 1x builds on modern road bikes, if anyone has done a 1x build with an older friction shifter and rear derailleur. I was commuting the other day and...
07-26-14, 07:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 788
Posted By hellojoben

thanks tejano, I checked it out.

thanks tejano, I checked it out.
07-26-14, 03:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 788
Posted By hellojoben

650c track/messenger frame

Hey guys, I've been on bikeforums for a while now (in C&V) but this is my first foray into this subforum. I love my steel roadbike dearly, but at times want to ride something different and simpler...
09-27-12, 03:29 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,844
Posted By hellojoben

I like it but I don't like it? might as well buy...

I like it but I don't like it? might as well buy an older frame and save some money haha
09-27-12, 03:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 355
Posted By hellojoben

was looking for some nice duals, but I do want to...

was looking for some nice duals, but I do want to see how much of a difference those kool-stop shoes/pads will make.
09-27-12, 03:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 355
Posted By hellojoben

sidepulls. I think I might try this out; I did...

sidepulls.
I think I might try this out; I did just wash my bike recently but the braking is still horrid. still have the OEM brakepads on them though haha
09-27-12, 03:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 355
Posted By hellojoben

Maybe some 90's era sidepulls. I can muster...

Maybe some 90's era sidepulls. I can muster about $50-100. that's about as much as I can go. I try to be careful on the road but just yesterday I almost got hit and realized I need an upgrade.
09-27-12, 03:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 355
Posted By hellojoben

brake suggestions?

Hey guys, Ive been commuting with some old gran compe brakes/levers and while they look great I'd rather STOP at a light than go sliding in front of a car haha

I'm looking for more modern...
09-18-12, 12:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 942
Posted By hellojoben

48 cm Bridgestone XO-1

for some reason I couldn't post in the sales subforum (can someone explain? I haven't been on the forums for a while)
but this popped up nearby me. pricey, but still cool.

I can't be a...
09-16-12, 03:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 968
Posted By hellojoben

awesome. after that celeste bianchi thread its...

awesome. after that celeste bianchi thread its cool to see something in red haha
09-15-12, 10:30 AM
Replies: 1,139
Views: 277,312
Posted By hellojoben

yeah, I've been looking around for tires. Those...

yeah, I've been looking around for tires. Those vittorias were great but I think they've had enough city wear and tear. I am looking for something that'll give me a good ride but last a while.
...
09-15-12, 02:59 AM
Replies: 1,139
Views: 277,312
Posted By hellojoben

is it considered showing off when it doesn't have...

is it considered showing off when it doesn't have a front tire mounted? that's what I get for using this as my commuter haha
also first post in a long while and I forgot how much I miss these...
03-03-11, 08:55 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,484
Posted By hellojoben

im way interested:)

im way interested:)
03-03-11, 08:42 PM
Replies: 1,139
Views: 277,312
Posted By hellojoben

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5253/5404027888_858...

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5253/5404027888_858fda058c.jpg


it now has black handlebar tape, and a nice jaand saddlebag. Ive got to take new pictures
Replies: 8
Views: 635
Posted By hellojoben

I'd hate to be the bearer of bad news for him,...

I'd hate to be the bearer of bad news for him, but I'll tell him what you guys had suggested.


thanks
Joben.
Replies: 8
Views: 635
Posted By hellojoben

I guessed that. anywho,, worth? what like 50? i...

I guessed that. anywho,, worth? what like 50? i wouldn't go over 100 but would like other's opinions on it
Replies: 8
Views: 635
Posted By hellojoben

Mongoose road bike. suntour components :D

A friend of mine wants to sell his commuter bike.


The bike is a mongoose road bike according to the frame decals. It is branded as a competition race frame, but i'm not sure about the decals...
02-21-11, 10:05 AM
Replies: 676
Views: 135,820
Posted By hellojoben

some guy down in huntington beach has one for...

some guy down in huntington beach has one for sale. and it's a 45 cm
http://s263.photobucket.com/albums/ii159/mcnhbc/45%20cms%20to%2052%20cms%20Over%20250/?action=view&current=fsssd.jpg
02-19-11, 12:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 716
Posted By hellojoben

interesting story. now how'd you get to...

interesting story.


now how'd you get to the hospital with a broken femur?
02-19-11, 12:38 PM
Replies: 676
Views: 135,820
Posted By hellojoben

haha i expected that :) i wouldn't give up the...

haha i expected that :) i wouldn't give up the bike either
02-19-11, 10:03 AM
Replies: 676
Views: 135,820
Posted By hellojoben

i love this bike. the headtube is killer ...

i love this bike. the headtube is killer


if you ever feel like culling the herd...
02-19-11, 04:01 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,280
Posted By hellojoben

haha im guilty of the same

haha im guilty of the same
02-18-11, 06:51 PM
02-18-11, 12:34 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,558
Posted By hellojoben

+1 I gotta agree. but a white one of...

+1

I gotta agree. but a white one of course. it'll make it look even faster
Replies: 4
Views: 1,080
Posted By hellojoben

the bike IS selling manhattan guys...

the bike IS selling manhattan guys...
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