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07-31-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 579
Posted By Narhay

I am assuming the frame was prepped and glued...

I am assuming the frame was prepped and glued with the same glue on all the joins. If one is noticeably failing the others may or may not be far behind.
07-27-20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 131
Posted By SurferRosa

I do a full overhaul and refurb on every one I...

I do a full overhaul and refurb on every one I sell, no matter the level of bike.

But I don't have a life. :eek:

Wait! No, no, I enjoy it. I enjoy the process. That's it. That's why. Whew!...
07-26-20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,248
Posted By randyjawa

I know how you feel. Last week I missed this...

I know how you feel. Last week I missed this Bianchi by being stupid as I waited for a day, or two, hoping the price would come down. The bike sold the next day......
07-26-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 2,967
Views: 257,962
Posted By billytwosheds

That would be super, Kurt. The part is...

That would be super, Kurt.

The part is around but close to $40 as NOS. I'd be in for one, or two actually, if you drafted it up and checked out the cost to make a batch.
07-26-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 2,967
Views: 257,962
Posted By cudak888

Same part is used on Victory rear derailers too. ...

Same part is used on Victory rear derailers too.

I might try drafting this thing in Autodesk Fusion 360 to see how much it'd cost to CNC a few of these in stainless. I still have an NOS Victory...
07-23-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,606
Posted By madpogue

I see what you did there......

I see what you did there......
07-22-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 469
Posted By JohnDThompson

FWIW, BikeToolsEtc has replacement pins for the...

FWIW, BikeToolsEtc has replacement pins for the Cyclo Rivoli tool. On "closeout" sale now, five pins for $3:

https://www.biketoolsetc.com/Product_Images/CY-158P.jpg...
07-22-20, 06:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By rootboy

Hey Brent, Check this out. I made this one. PM...

Hey Brent,
Check this out. I made this one. PM sent
https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/799x1200/record_stop_10_e06418809eb21bab6870b546ce007f208a7195d4.jpg...
07-22-20, 02:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,606
Posted By MauriceMoss

I know this thread is an oldie but there's no...

I know this thread is an oldie but there's no statute of limitations on cold cases, is there? No thread left behind!

Don't know if jo1010 still comes by, or even owns this bike anymore, so I'm...
07-21-20, 10:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 469
Posted By elcraft

And here I thought I was the last guy still using...

And here I thought I was the last guy still using a Cyclo Rivoli chain tool! If you grip the pin with a small locking plier (i.e., Vise-Grip) perpendicular to the pin’s axis, you can tap a mallet or...
07-17-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 706
Posted By MauriceMoss

Too bad the seller isn't responding; low res...

Too bad the seller isn't responding; low res picture from the ad makes it hard to make a good ID.

Although I have not come across an exact match to this mystery frame, it reminds me quite a bit of...
07-17-20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,293
Posted By Doug Fattic

I am super curious about who made this frame. It...

I am super curious about who made this frame. It has an extraordinary amount of custom details. The seat binder bolt is incorporated into the seat stays. The equipment to do this probably has to...
07-14-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 447
Posted By merziac

I would be soaking it in something strong for a...

I would be soaking it in something strong for a week before forcing it into submission. ;)
07-12-20, 12:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 482
Posted By P!N20

All I'm hearing is 'buy it now.' Once again,...

All I'm hearing is 'buy it now.'

Once again, MauriceMoss solves the case.
07-11-20, 05:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 421
Posted By T-Mar

It's definitely a Diamond Back (or at the fork...

It's definitely a Diamond Back (or at the fork is) and appears to be a circa 1990 Expert TG. It's Over sized, TIG welded, Tange steel of Tange #1 gauge. Originally Shimano RX100 equipped. There was...
07-06-20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,144
Posted By styggno1

I believe this frame might be a 3rensho Athlete...

I believe this frame might be a 3rensho Athlete with a decal set for a SR Export. Some of the Athlete model frames has plain semi wrap seatstay caps.
07-02-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 281
Posted By jamesdak

Hey, that was me!! I still remember how surprised...

Hey, that was me!! I still remember how surprised I was to see a response from Dario. Roberto Billato has been very responsive over the years in replying to my simple questions on their involvement...
07-01-20, 08:01 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 16,079
Posted By sw909

So I ended up having it resprayed. Despite the...

So I ended up having it resprayed. Despite the seller telling me the old transfers weren't lacquered on I discovered that they were and if I wanted new decals done a repaint was obviously the only...
06-30-20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 531
Posted By MauriceMoss

Unfortunately, there were many, many bikes...

Unfortunately, there were many, many bikes manufactured in Italy that are very similar to this frame that it's kind of tough to say who may have made it.
Internal cable routing wasn't uncommon when...
06-30-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 304
Posted By MauriceMoss

Those bottom brackets, brake bridges and other...

Those bottom brackets, brake bridges and other frame bits were sold to any manufacturers who wanted to use them, so you will find those on a lot of different frames.

The frame here should be a...
06-30-20, 10:18 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,757
Posted By juvela

----- it is good to keep in mind that an...

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it is good to keep in mind that an Italian dimension shell does not always indicate an Italian manufactured frame/bicycle

for instance there have been mfrs in Mexico who employed this...
06-28-20, 01:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 568
Posted By MauriceMoss

Although there were minor variations over the...

Although there were minor variations over the years, to me this looks like a British Eagle Touristique:
...
06-27-20, 05:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 384
Posted By T-Mar

Given the Victory group, a late 1980s model with...

Given the Victory group, a late 1980s model with Columbus Matrix/Cromor would be appropriate.
06-27-20, 03:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 384
Posted By MauriceMoss

Oria had some nice tubing back in the day. Most...

Oria had some nice tubing back in the day. Most of the higher end Mosers (at least in late 80s/early 90s) were built using different types of Oria tubing, so I don't think it should be considered...
06-26-20, 07:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 683
Posted By iab

$32 from Shapeways made of aluminum ...

$32 from Shapeways made of aluminum


https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1920x1080/rickert_591f786ac8b9a190b61c56928330d525ac0ec453.jpg
06-20-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,039
Posted By mech986

my sense of it is a Torpado-Torresini product....

my sense of it is a Torpado-Torresini product. Seeing as Klunkerbiker is in Idaho and not New York or Detroit, it’s more likely an Italvega branded than Torpado branded because Torpados were sold...
06-17-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 16,079
Posted By sced

The Ebay listing said it was signed by Pelizzoli,...

The Ebay listing said it was signed by Pelizzoli, but the seller was not Cicli Pelizzoli, though I think they did the restoration because it is very nice. This link below shows another bike with a...
06-15-20, 06:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,271
Posted By T-Mar

The Super Aero was top of the line in 1982, 3rd...

The Super Aero was top of the line in 1982, 3rd in 1983 and 4th in 1984. It was not manufactured in 1981 or 1985, despite 600AX being available those years. The only year for which I have a price is...
06-15-20, 06:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,271
Posted By T-Mar

D'oh! I just noticed that you're from Quebec!...

D'oh! I just noticed that you're from Quebec! Your bicycle is almost certainly a Velosport, a Canadian brand out of St, Georges-de-Beauce, Quebec by the company later known as Procycle. I've seen...
06-14-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,271
Posted By T-Mar

The subject bicycle was manufactured by Miki of...

The subject bicycle was manufactured by Miki of Japan during 1982. There were two basic approaches to the early aero frames of 1981-1985. First was full aero, with seat and tubes that were aero...
06-09-20, 05:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 538
Posted By T-Mar

My leading candidate would be Olmo They employed...

My leading candidate would be Olmo They employed that BB shell with the two stars, though I'm not sure if it was proprietary. Serial number format looks like it may also match. They also employed a...
06-08-20, 08:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 467
Posted By Oldbill

Back in the day wrenching (80s) we would take a...

Back in the day wrenching (80s) we would take a Schrader plastic valve cap, cut off the closed end (so it is a spacer), slide it over the Presta valve and run the Presta nut against it. It is free,...
06-04-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 604
Posted By juvela

----- WOW! Maurice hits another grand...

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WOW!

Maurice hits another grand slam. :thumb: :)

Huge thanks.

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06-04-20, 07:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 543
Posted By T-Mar

There were several polyurethane inner tubes...

There were several polyurethane inner tubes marketed in the 1980s, though Panaracer's Poly-Lite seemed to be the most popular. in my region. Advetised as 3x the puncture and 25% less weight than a...
06-03-20, 11:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 604
Posted By MauriceMoss

Those lug cutouts are a hallmark of a company...

Those lug cutouts are a hallmark of a company called Tecnotelai (of Bologna). I've always thought the cutouts looked like old school flying saucers, but they're probably meant to look like the...
06-03-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 604
Posted By juvela

----- "Ve haff a vinner!" :) "..if it...

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"Ve haff a vinner!" :)

"..if it looks like a duck and quacks like a duck it's a ________" :thumb:

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BTW - the B.S.A. marking on the inner face of the crank arm is one employed...
06-03-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 2,967
Views: 257,962
Posted By Barry2

Are these, those ? I had to "tiny" the URL, BF...

Are these, those ?
I had to "tiny" the URL, BF trashed it.
https://tinyurl.com/ycnspybs

Barry
06-03-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 604
Posted By non-fixie

The frame looks a lot like the Carlos-branded...

The frame looks a lot like the Carlos-branded bike here (http://velospace.org/forums/discussion/5884/help-can-anybody-recognize-these-lugs/). Hope this helps.
06-01-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 401
Posted By dddd

If the crank puller isn't providing enough pull...

If the crank puller isn't providing enough pull for a stubborn crank, just leave the tool in place, fully tensioned.

Then position the cranks horizontal and jump on the pedals. Reverse the cranks...
05-26-20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,068
Posted By T-Mar

It's definitely a 1989 model based on the serial...

It's definitely a 1989 model based on the serial number, frame features and Sport LX compnents. However, it's not a Fuji, as they didn't use that format during this era. It's also unlikely to be a...
05-24-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 2,967
Views: 257,962
Posted By JohnDThompson

Some Tange bottom bracket cups also used a seal;...

Some Tange bottom bracket cups also used a seal; AFAIK, they are identical to Shimano. I suspect Tange may have made the Shimano-branded cups with seals.
05-21-20, 05:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,519
Posted By oneclick

Here's mine. I have extras, if anybody wants one...

Here's mine. I have extras, if anybody wants one they can pm me. Inkjet on modeler's decal paper.

(Either I didn't wait long enough or used the wrong sort of clearcoat, unmounted ones are...
05-19-20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,519
Posted By thinktubes

The brilliance of Ed Roth

The brilliance of Ed Roth
05-19-20, 06:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,519
Posted By thinktubes

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49018758257_dd...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49018758257_dd54a39537_h.jpg
05-18-20, 09:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,519
Posted By 73StellaSX76

Does it have to be for a bike? I made one for my...

Does it have to be for a bike? I made one for my stitch and glue kayak. It's actually under the gf epoxy. If any of you are looking for a SIP project this kayak was one of the funnest things I've...
05-15-20, 02:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 491
Posted By gugie

A few months ago Boulder Cycle had a deal on...

A few months ago Boulder Cycle had a deal on braze-on bits - 800 pieces for $80, so I bought the lot. I now have a lifetime supply of top mount BB cable guides, a lot of "diver helmet" cable guides,...
05-12-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 887
Posted By aixaix

I know nothing about this. A friend of mine who...

I know nothing about this. A friend of mine who regularly visits the Olympia factory and is close with the Fontana cousins who own it hasn't heard about this either.
That doesn't mean it isn't true....
05-09-20, 08:13 AM
Replies: 57,362
Views: 8,322,140
Posted By Rocket-Sauce

https://boston.craigslist.org/gbs/bik/d/hudson-vin...

https://boston.craigslist.org/gbs/bik/d/hudson-vintage-ritchey-swiss-cross/7120987111.htmlVintage Ritchey Swiss Cross Cyclocross Bike - $575...
05-08-20, 09:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 343
Posted By juvela

----- ...what is highly sought after by...

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...what is highly sought after by collectors is the rare Bentley version. it is nearly identical to the Rolls save for a small variation in the nose piece...


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05-08-20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 216
Posted By Clang

Since you want to make a commuter out of it, I...

Since you want to make a commuter out of it, I wouldn't recommend a Zaskar, which is an aluminum race bike with no fender or rack eyelets. Something midrange like a steel Karakoram would work better....
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