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08-12-19, 12:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 386
Posted By vintagerando

FS: Mavic Hubs with skewers, 500/550

Mavic Hubs
Model: 500/550
32 hole
Original Skewers
Nice Patina

Asking: $68 shipped CONUS, Paypal Friends & Family
08-09-19, 11:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 913
Posted By vintagerando

Grandis 53cm

https://imgur.com/a/29CG6pB



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08-07-19, 11:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 913
Posted By vintagerando

How about a Grandis? I believe its around 52cm;...

How about a Grandis? I believe its around 52cm; don't know the tubes, but likely Columbus. Likely, mid to late 1980s.
If there is interest, I can provide photos.
08-02-19, 02:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 629
Posted By vintagerando

yes. sold

yes. sold
08-02-19, 02:03 AM
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Views: 6,856,897
Posted By vintagerando

Richard Sachs

https://hudsonvalley.craigslist.org/bik/d/warwick-richard-sachs/6946776332.html

Looks like a nice one if you have $2500 to spend

...
07-25-19, 08:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,938
Posted By vintagerando

I have a Park truing stand, spokes, nipples,...

I have a Park truing stand, spokes, nipples, polished vintage Mavic rim and a polished high flange campy hub......all sitting in the garage. I have no idea where to begin
07-25-19, 08:09 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,182
Posted By vintagerando

Once you have your hand make contact with the...

Once you have your hand make contact with the large chain with your full body weight behind it (while removing a pedal) , you will not forget it.
I thought for sure I was headed to the ER; but I...
07-18-19, 01:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 628
Posted By vintagerando

mek?

mek?
07-17-19, 05:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 628
Posted By vintagerando

I tried a product called Goof Off without...

I tried a product called Goof Off without success. The old rubber repeals all the products i have tried.
07-16-19, 10:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 628
Posted By vintagerando

Removing "melted" hoods from levers?

I have a nice set of drilled Dia-compe levers that I want to use but....the original hoods melted onto the levers. I have tried everything I could think to remove the old hood residue. Does anyone...
07-16-19, 09:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 293
Posted By vintagerando

FS: Shimano Arabesque Brakes & matching levers

Shimano 600 Arabesque Brake calipers and matching brake leversAsking: $42 shipped, CONUS, Paypal Friends...
07-13-19, 08:56 PM
Replies: 51,786
Views: 6,856,897
Posted By vintagerando

$10 gets you a Dawes

https://vermont.craigslist.org/bik/d/south-burlington-mens-bike/6933336631.html
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07-08-19, 06:49 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 21,296
Posted By vintagerando

Head art?

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07-06-19, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 375
Posted By vintagerando

FS: Suntour Cyclone pedals

Suntour Cyclone pedals, $30 shipped CONUS, Paypal Friends/Family

Spin like butter

Some signs of rust on spindles

Please see photos.

https://imgur.com/a/N2JQlGr
07-06-19, 12:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 302
Posted By vintagerando

Campagnolo, 68-SS-120, "X3-Z"

Campagnolo, 68-SS-120, "X3-Z"
07-05-19, 08:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 571
Posted By vintagerando

Thanks for the info. I was going to try to...

Thanks for the info. I was going to try to research the maker of the fenders; I havent had a chance to look them over closely, but I am fairly sure they dont have a makers mark. Thanks for info.
07-05-19, 08:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 571
Posted By vintagerando

Sir Alec Guinness....one of my favorite quotes.

Sir Alec Guinness....one of my favorite quotes.
07-05-19, 08:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 302
Posted By vintagerando

WTB: French thread drive-side BB cup only

I am seeking a French thread drive-side cup for a Campy bottom bracket. Please see the photos of what I have. I'm not knowledgable enough about BB cups to know if the axle shape matters, so I just...
07-02-19, 10:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,207
Posted By vintagerando

got the fenders

I picked up the original fenders from the seller; super guy, interesting and a cool cat (and very generous).
See this post....
07-02-19, 10:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 571
Posted By vintagerando

What a great community; positive vibes

A short time ago I picked up a Gitane Grand Tourisme from CL. (See the link to the post here https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1173884-gitane-weird-fork.html)
Well, I stayed in touch with...
07-01-19, 10:41 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,015
Posted By vintagerando

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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07-01-19, 09:32 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,015
Posted By vintagerando

If you soak a frame in a oxalic bath (or whatever...

If you soak a frame in a oxalic bath (or whatever your choice of chemical), the exterior can be wiped off. BUT, what happens to the interior of the frame? In theory, the chemical you use would coat...
07-01-19, 01:09 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,015
Posted By vintagerando

Would this frame be a candidate for an oxalic...

Would this frame be a candidate for an oxalic bath? Or would oxalic acid cloud the shine of the chrome?
07-01-19, 12:54 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 25,603
Posted By vintagerando

618 for June, 2019 (This is the most I have...

618 for June, 2019
(This is the most I have ever ridden in a month)
06-29-19, 11:05 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,015
Posted By vintagerando

Big "thanks" to @MauriceMoss...

Big "thanks" to @MauriceMoss (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/mauricemoss-383399.html)

Thank you for the comprehensive comparison.

Looks like a match.
06-28-19, 11:30 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,015
Posted By vintagerando

Thanks for info. Yeah...about the rust issue....

Thanks for info. Yeah...about the rust issue. Bottom bracket area is bad. Now I need to investigate, among the products that can be used for rust removal , which will not damage the chrome patina. If...
06-28-19, 05:34 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,015
Posted By vintagerando

I showed my buddy a mechanic at my LBS. Mind you,...

I showed my buddy a mechanic at my LBS. Mind you, he just looked at two photos; he immediately said "Crescent"
06-28-19, 01:10 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 21,296
Posted By vintagerando

Finishing up a ride; old Tobacco barns & fields in Connecticut

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06-28-19, 12:02 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,015
Posted By vintagerando

Its quite amazing that the stem, seatpost, and BB...

Its quite amazing that the stem, seatpost, and BB cups came out on the first turn. Almost unbelievable considering how beat up the bike is.
06-27-19, 10:50 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,015
Posted By vintagerando

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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06-26-19, 11:57 PM
Replies: 17,601
Views: 2,729,581
Posted By vintagerando

truly angry

This is an ad that was been posted on my local CL for years; literally years. Its some very angry person.


FOR PROFIT--- !! Bike Seller By Mall Marks Up Tag Sale Bikes!!!! (W...
06-26-19, 11:44 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,015
Posted By vintagerando

Yeah, I keep searching. What about the double...

Yeah, I keep searching. What about the double brazed on cable guides on the downtube? Were these common? I haven't seen them on many frames.

...
06-26-19, 09:51 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,015
Posted By vintagerando

Well the serial numbers on the frame and fork...

Well the serial numbers on the frame and fork match. So, the fork is original.







...
06-26-19, 06:52 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,015
Posted By vintagerando

BB shell stamps

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06-26-19, 06:49 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,015
Posted By vintagerando

Yes. Recessed bolt for both front and rear. ...

Yes. Recessed bolt for both front and rear.

There is a clue in the "EDA" stamp on the BB. I searched it and I believe its French.
06-26-19, 04:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 520
Posted By vintagerando

This one is pretty similar but stamped Campagnolo...

This one is pretty similar but stamped Campagnolo

https://www.velovilles.com/en/parts/hubs/Fratelli-Brivio-Steel-36-holes-oxid.html
06-26-19, 04:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 520
Posted By vintagerando

No markings; just a reflection of overhead lights...

No markings; just a reflection of overhead lights in my garage. I looked it over carefully; no marks of any kind
06-26-19, 12:57 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,015
Posted By vintagerando

The BB thread is English. The BB shell is stamped...

The BB thread is English. The BB shell is stamped "EDA" (havent researched it yet). The bottom of the BB is marked "R A M" which I think could be the frame builder, maybe?? No idea. Or maybe the...
06-26-19, 12:54 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,015
Posted By vintagerando

I like what I am reading......thanks. I had give...

I like what I am reading......thanks. I had give up hope, frankly.
06-26-19, 10:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 520
Posted By vintagerando

I removed the washers in hopes that the cones or...

I removed the washers in hopes that the cones or washers were stamped; nothing there. Its weird, not a single makers mark, unless the hub once had a sticker (?)
06-26-19, 07:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 520
Posted By vintagerando

I searched velobase.....entry by entry; no match

I searched velobase.....entry by entry; no match
06-26-19, 05:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 520
Posted By vintagerando

ID hub? solid axle

Does anyone have an idea on the maker of this hub? thanks.

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06-25-19, 11:26 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,015
Posted By vintagerando

Bottom bracket shell is stamped EDA

Bottom bracket shell is stamped EDA
06-25-19, 10:09 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,015
Posted By vintagerando

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

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06-25-19, 10:01 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,015
Posted By vintagerando

Not very exact in presentation; tried to give...

Not very exact in presentation; tried to give perspective with the ruler. Very slight bend of 1 mm. Tubes are not wavy; can't feel anything with the finger, but its there.
06-25-19, 09:58 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,015
Posted By vintagerando

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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06-25-19, 09:52 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,015
Posted By vintagerando

I'll will get a pic of the top tube and down...

I'll will get a pic of the top tube and down tube. I hope its not too far gone.
06-25-19, 09:50 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,015
Posted By vintagerando

Many of the component are shot. RD and FD are...

Many of the component are shot. RD and FD are seized. Pedals are Suntour Cyclone; still spin. Miraculously, the seatpost came right out, and stem came right out.
The Campy FD is interesting; there...
06-25-19, 09:44 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,015
Posted By vintagerando

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

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06-25-19, 09:43 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,015
Posted By vintagerando

I picked up this bike in question. Unfortunately,...

I picked up this bike in question. Unfortunately, it is worse than I thought. In addition to the rust, looks like a very slight bend in the top tube. Fork looks original.
Well, its in a sad state....
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