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08-03-20, 07:16 PM
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Posted By xiaoman1

That is a real "heavy" paint job...IMHO, not in a...

That is a real "heavy" paint job...IMHO, not in a good way.
Ben
08-03-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 317
Posted By xiaoman1

OP, It may have already been said, but I would...

OP,
It may have already been said, but I would start at the top and wrap down...that way I do not need any tape at the top of the bar.
JM2C's, Ben
08-03-20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 3,413
Views: 296,170
Posted By xiaoman1

Well, I finally am getting around to finishing my...

Well, I finally am getting around to finishing my 58 FI. I started to rebuild the fuel unit after a long hiatus and a lot of procrastination. In order to maintain the original finish instead of bead...
07-31-20, 03:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,102
Posted By xiaoman1

SR, Thanks, I still do not see an difference I...

SR, Thanks, I still do not see an difference I thought onlr C and CRecord had rivetes.... but would really like a pic of those slippers that you wear when cyclying! :innocent:
07-31-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,253
Posted By xiaoman1

Jet, Until a time machine exists, changing the...

Jet,
Until a time machine exists, changing the past is not an option....looking back can help change my behavior but not the behavior of others.:thumb:
Best, Ben
07-30-20, 10:22 PM
Replies: 1,478
Views: 114,390
Posted By xiaoman1

see post 27 on this thread...

see post 27 on this thread https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1208555-little-bummed-missed-buy-2.html
Ben
07-30-20, 10:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,253
Posted By xiaoman1

F531, Only for a day...I only obsess over what...

F531,
Only for a day...I only obsess over what I can control and things that I have no control over...well I have no control so I let go.
I did what I could to secure the deal and that was all I...
07-30-20, 09:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,253
Posted By xiaoman1

As others have said, "flip" just money,...

As others have said, "flip" just money, "grail/keeper" I would be bummed....move on there are others.
I can trump your loss and raise you a bunch....350.00 for this.
Spoke to the seller and said I...
07-30-20, 09:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,102
Posted By xiaoman1

PICS? :D Ben

PICS? :D
Ben
07-30-20, 09:43 PM
Replies: 1,478
Views: 114,390
Posted By xiaoman1

Oh, that is quite nice! Ben

Oh, that is quite nice!
Ben
07-30-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 19,349
Views: 3,160,144
Posted By xiaoman1

You are both correct in your assessments but I...

You are both correct in your assessments but I would amend girlfriend with a substitution :D and as they say in Denmark....something smells a little fishy :innocent:.
Ben
07-30-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 19,349
Views: 3,160,144
Posted By xiaoman1

Not seriously bike-related, a pink bike and...

Not seriously bike-related, a pink bike and helmet are mentioned at the end of the add, definitely "WACKY"...note the comments "nice" and send a picture!...
07-30-20, 10:10 AM
07-29-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,239
Posted By xiaoman1

:roflmao2::roflmao2::roflmao2: So True!!!! Not...

:roflmao2::roflmao2::roflmao2:
So True!!!! Not just breakin some but a **** load!
Ben
07-29-20, 06:34 PM
Replies: 2,723
Views: 640,017
Posted By xiaoman1

Very nicely done, I really like the paint and the...

Very nicely done, I really like the paint and the decal application....striking in its simplicity and very elegant.
I did send you a PM.
Best, ben
07-28-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 8,656
Posted By xiaoman1

Great news and sweet looking paint job! :thumb: ...

Great news and sweet looking paint job! :thumb:
Ben
07-28-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 19,349
Views: 3,160,144
Posted By xiaoman1

:thumb:

:thumb:
07-27-20, 11:58 AM
Replies: 19,349
Views: 3,160,144
Posted By xiaoman1

**********Censor would not let me put ???? in so...

**********Censor would not let me put ???? in so I'll ask...were you serious or joking? :innocent:
07-27-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,650
Posted By xiaoman1

OP, Sorry to chime in again....There are a lot...

OP,
Sorry to chime in again....There are a lot of votes for a complete restoration. In my mind, the first question I would ask you is how deep are your pockets, how much are you willing to spend on...
07-26-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 617
Posted By xiaoman1

Very nice, it's nice to find things that have...

Very nice, it's nice to find things that have been stored/forgotten about....Bring em in to a shoe repair for a good pre-stretch wear them with style! :thumb:
Ben
07-26-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 584
Posted By xiaoman1

I am sure they are already looking at cameras on...

I am sure they are already looking at cameras on campus as well as in the parking structures to see if a license plate will turn up.....I hope you get it back.
Ben
07-26-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 666
Posted By xiaoman1

I use this method...I have found it the...

I use this method...I have found it the best/easiest way to remove pedals....start at 22 seconds.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qTtxoheAG10
Ben
07-26-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By xiaoman1

IC, Looking forward to following the...

IC,
Looking forward to following the build....great looking project:thumb:.
Best, Ben
07-24-20, 07:17 PM
Replies: 9,019
Views: 861,731
Posted By xiaoman1

76SLT, Very nice!!! What did you use on the...

76SLT,
Very nice!!! What did you use on the stem and bars...Did you strip and polish all the aluminum bits or was the anodizing that perfect?
Again, Very nice.
Ben
76SLT
07-24-20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 2,976
Views: 258,349
Posted By xiaoman1

rhm, Funny you should mention gugie, I reached...

rhm,
Funny you should mention gugie, I reached out to him asking if the blades on a 700c fork could be adjusted to work properly with a 650c wheel and he said not worth the effort.:innocent:
Thanks...
07-24-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 2,976
Views: 258,349
Posted By xiaoman1

rhm, Thanks, I might be interested if I can't...

rhm,
Thanks, I might be interested if I can't source a steel one.
Still looking! :thumb:
Best, Ben
07-22-20, 09:23 PM
Replies: 9,019
Views: 861,731
Posted By xiaoman1

It does look really clean....with that fluted...

It does look really clean....with that fluted stem I hope you got all of the water out of the frame and BB. Glad you didn't use the power washer, if you did you might have "washed" out all of the...
07-22-20, 08:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By xiaoman1

Looking forward to seeing the progress. Ben

Looking forward to seeing the progress.
Ben
07-22-20, 07:00 PM
Replies: 57,373
Views: 8,324,047
Posted By xiaoman1

Anyone looking for one of these....seems pretty...

Anyone looking for one of these....seems pretty rare.
https://offerup.com/item/detail/917532592/...
07-22-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 3,413
Views: 296,170
Posted By xiaoman1

Very nice! Ben

Very nice!
Ben
07-22-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 2,976
Views: 258,349
Posted By xiaoman1

Hi, I am looking for a steel 650c...

Hi,
I am looking for a steel 650c fork.....anything out there? Some stuff to trade or greenbacks.:D
PM is the best for me.
Thanks, Ben
Replies: 17
Views: 722
Posted By xiaoman1

LP, Interesting that no threads on the...

LP,
Interesting that no threads on the steerer.....What is stamped on the fork tube and dropouts?
Your frame should/might have been made out of Columbus SL, is there any rifling inside of the fork?...
07-22-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,650
Posted By xiaoman1

[QUOTE=nesteel;21600768] ...

[QUOTE=nesteel;21600768]
[QUOTE=bikemig;21600777]Worth restoring? Sure.
[QUOTE=J.Higgins;21600812]
[QUOTE=Velo Mule;21600823]
[QUOTE=The Golden Boy;21600845]


IMO All of the above is On...
07-22-20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 580
Posted By xiaoman1

Oops, You are right...I just saw a paint...

Oops, You are right...I just saw a paint flaw...should have read the complete post....I can't see it either, either way, if not loose should not be a problem
Ben
07-21-20, 08:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 580
Posted By xiaoman1

Based on the photo I would say no...just flaw in...

Based on the photo I would say no...just flaw in the finish....ride and enjoy it.
Ben
07-21-20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 404
Posted By xiaoman1

OP, likes the wrench and has found it...

OP, likes the wrench and has found it useful....To each their own.
Ben
07-21-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 304
Posted By xiaoman1

SR, Beat me to the comment...what about adding...

SR,
Beat me to the comment...what about adding why they call Mondia's "Super".
Best, Ben
07-21-20, 06:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 383
Posted By xiaoman1

Clang, You're asking a man that still uses a...

Clang,
You're asking a man that still uses a fountain pen ....I am still trying to figure out how you are able to locate all the good stuff for sale on CL and OU.:D
Can anyone else answer Clang's...
07-21-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,353
Posted By xiaoman1

Can't really i.d. without photos...TSX is a great...

Can't really i.d. without photos...TSX is a great tube set.... some say heavy/stiff but still very high end for its day, etc.
BB is Itialian....sounds like a great bike, but you would get better...
07-21-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 304
Posted By xiaoman1

Very nice looking restoration, Mondia's, in my...

Very nice looking restoration, Mondia's, in my opinion, are highly underrated (maybe because swiss or french threading) but the lug work on the early ones is great.
Reynolds tubing is why they say...
07-21-20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 383
Posted By xiaoman1

Laptop...but all is back, old school and all is...

Laptop...but all is back, old school and all is well. :D
Ben
07-21-20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 856
Posted By xiaoman1

LTC, Good for you on the junk posts...Welcome...

LTC,
Good for you on the junk posts...Welcome aboard!!!!
Best, Ben
07-21-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 227
Posted By xiaoman1

Agreed, and great to read how to modify/adapt the...

Agreed, and great to read how to modify/adapt the Simplex hanger for a Campagnolo RD! :innocent:
Ben
07-21-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 855
Posted By xiaoman1

Standalone, Sorry to see this but in the first...

Standalone,
Sorry to see this but in the first picture it looks like a crack, be glad and consider yourself lucky that you noticed it.
Ben
07-21-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 383
Posted By xiaoman1

Pat, I got it thanks for the help, Ben

Pat,
I got it thanks for the help, Ben
07-21-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 383
Posted By xiaoman1

Thanks for the reply but I don't seem to have...

Thanks for the reply but I don't seem to have that option....here is a picture of my screen....
07-21-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 383
Posted By xiaoman1

Site format has changed

Hi, I have had this happen before and can't remember how to change it back to the original version...any help to retrieve the old one is much appreciated.
Ben
Replies: 17
Views: 722
Posted By xiaoman1

OP, Nice frame...do you have the fork to go...

OP,
Nice frame...do you have the fork to go along with it?
Checking the net this is a source for you to check NOS TITAN Road Bike Frame: Wild Custom Paint by Dossena Carlo, Swiss, Columbus SL...
07-20-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,166
Posted By xiaoman1

Who needs a mudguard when you have areobars! :D

Who needs a mudguard when you have areobars! :D
07-20-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,161
Posted By xiaoman1

I made a little progress over the last few days...

I made a little progress over the last few days and managed to wrap the bars and get the pedals for the project....
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