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06-03-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 111
Posted By satbuilder

There was a recent discussion on this topic over...

There was a recent discussion on this topic over on the CR list. I haven’t found anything close, so mine will carry its original battle scars.
05-30-20, 04:22 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 82,182
Posted By satbuilder

Nope, no repaint. Just polished the frame and a...

Nope, no repaint. Just polished the frame and a coat of Collinite Fleet Wax. Assembly underway now.
05-10-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,462
Posted By satbuilder

Great Movie!

Great Movie!
05-04-20, 06:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 998
Posted By satbuilder

What sort of Sorcery is this??

Yesterday I was looking at the Steel is Real!! FB page, and saw a beautifully photographed Ciocc track bike.
My question is, how does this bike stand on its own with no visible means of support?...
04-20-20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 316
Posted By satbuilder

I saw one of those a couple years ago in similar...

I saw one of those a couple years ago in similar condition on Philadelphia CL. Too small for me. Had 1st gen Campagnolo no-script brakes. Should got it, but didn't.

This bike should clean up...
04-14-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 839
Posted By satbuilder

Or my philosophy: Buy high, sell never

Or my philosophy: Buy high, sell never
04-13-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,620
Posted By satbuilder

I have a couple different rotary tools which have...

I have a couple different rotary tools which have served me well over the years for different applications.

Dremel 332 Moto Flex which has the built- in flex shaft and a foot pedal speed control. ...
04-11-20, 09:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By satbuilder

Found one in my parts stash this morning. ...

Found one in my parts stash this morning.

Thanks all!
04-10-20, 04:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By satbuilder

WTB Campagnolo Seat Post Binder Bolt

Looking for one of these. Condition doesnít have to be perfect for this project. Early Ď70ís Colnago.

Thanks,

Kurt
04-03-20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 387
Posted By satbuilder

Legnano Roma Olimpiade-Almost done

Just about finished with this one. I gave up trying to find the Universal 61 rear brake fitting that attaches to the seat lug. I'll keep looking but for now I'll stick with the Campagnolo brakes that...
04-02-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,088
Posted By satbuilder

Awesome. Not many of those around

Awesome. Not many of those around
03-26-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 12,219
Posted By satbuilder

Y'all have seen these before. ...

Y'all have seen these before.


https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1353x395/001_8acdefd0c90926af17d25c09ae8dd26b140547bb.jpg
03-20-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 56,788
Views: 8,155,309
Posted By satbuilder

Legnano on CL. Unfortunately I think we'll be...

Legnano on CL. Unfortunately I think we'll be seeing more and more hardship sales due to the implications of the Virus.
...
03-16-20, 10:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 435
Posted By satbuilder

I've had luck with a 28T cog on my Cinelli, by...

I've had luck with a 28T cog on my Cinelli, by doing just what John said. I did have to remove the dropout adjusters. It didn't work with my Bianchi, frame geometry is different.

Kurt
03-03-20, 07:54 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,678
Posted By satbuilder

Fun stuff. I've had 5 hand surgeries to date, 3...

Fun stuff. I've had 5 hand surgeries to date, 3 of which were trigger releases. Wish you luck and a speedy recovery.
03-02-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,678
Posted By satbuilder

I was up at the Cape last September. While I...

I was up at the Cape last September. While I didn't ride, I have to say the bike trails looked like some of the nicest maintained I've ever seen. Plus they're everywhere. Definitely looks like a bike...
02-13-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,197
Posted By satbuilder

Hereís the original thread on my 300: ...

Hereís the original thread on my 300:

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/872019-not-too-bad-42-years-old-mercier.html
02-13-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,197
Posted By satbuilder

My first road bike was a Jacques Anquetil. I...

My first road bike was a Jacques Anquetil. I purchased it in late summer of 1971. It was a heavy gas pipe bike with a red label Simplex derailleur that found its way into the spokes. Replaced it with...
02-13-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,306
Posted By satbuilder

Beauty! I've always wanted to find one of those.

Beauty! I've always wanted to find one of those.
02-13-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,197
Posted By satbuilder

This is my '71 300. Purchased new by my older...

This is my '71 300. Purchased new by my older sister. I finally convinced her to sell it to me in the mid '70's, and unfortunately the bike had been stored on an apartment balcony. So the chrome on...
01-31-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 669
Posted By satbuilder

I had ordered 3 of the Everest Oro chains from...

I had ordered 3 of the Everest Oro chains from Greg and they were $59 each. Seemed a great price compared to other retailers and the auction block.

BTW, a thread over on the CR list of a Sparrow...
01-31-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 669
Posted By satbuilder

His prices sometimes aren't competitive. I have...

His prices sometimes aren't competitive. I have had pretty good luck with him on Everest chains though.
I guess it's like going shopping at the grocery store. Some stuff is cheaper, some is more...
01-30-20, 08:43 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,292
Posted By satbuilder

Check with Greg Parker at Bicycle Classics. I was...

Check with Greg Parker at Bicycle Classics. I was able to get Everest oro chains from him at decent prices, and he also has Regina oro freewheels in stock.
You might have to email him a couple times...
01-30-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,292
Posted By satbuilder

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1152x864/img_0454_c9018ed7c793d889d01bc706131be743a60afff8.jpg

...
01-30-20, 07:48 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,292
Posted By satbuilder

Do you know which of the KMC gold chains are...

Do you know which of the KMC gold chains are suitable for a 5 or 6 speed freewheel?
01-29-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,392
Posted By satbuilder

I got the bug in 1970, and it hasnít left. Bikes...

I got the bug in 1970, and it hasnít left. Bikes have come and gone, sometimes life experiences necessitate their being passed on.
Different hobbies have also come along, fishing, bamboo rod making,...
01-24-20, 09:16 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,286
Posted By satbuilder

I always wanted that Crescent bicycle poster...

I always wanted that Crescent bicycle poster...
01-24-20, 06:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 699
Posted By satbuilder

Lapize is another brand, but not sure if they...

Lapize is another brand, but not sure if they were ‘70’s vintage
01-20-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 671
Posted By satbuilder

Gerald O'Donovan?

Gerald O'Donovan?
01-14-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 591
Posted By satbuilder

What shape are the chain stays?

What shape are the chain stays?
01-13-20, 10:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,077
Posted By satbuilder

Thanks!!

Thanks!!
01-06-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 966
Posted By satbuilder

I use K-1, or the purple simple green stuff. Or...

I use K-1, or the purple simple green stuff. Or diesel fuel. The K-1 is handier, as I heat the garage with a kerosene heater in the winter months.
01-03-20, 03:09 PM
12-24-19, 08:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 965
Posted By satbuilder

The engraved stay caps came after 1980. This bike...

The engraved stay caps came after 1980. This bike is post 1977, as the driveline side dropout has the hole for portacatena.
12-23-19, 09:15 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 9,598
Posted By satbuilder

This thing ...

This thing


https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1600x1200/2b1ccba4__13a55a034a074d28f2338203bd520eeb867e8340.jpg
12-19-19, 06:53 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,558
Posted By satbuilder

Beautiful work. I have an early ‘70’s Guerciotti...

Beautiful work. I have an early ‘70’s Guerciotti I’ll be sending out to Franklin for paint and chrome work.
12-18-19, 10:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,077
Posted By satbuilder

I'm not sure where you're located, but Franklin...

I'm not sure where you're located, but Franklin frames did a wonderful job on the repaint of Ray Dobbins' restoration, mentioned earlier in this thread.

Does your frame by chance have any areas...
12-18-19, 05:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,077
Posted By satbuilder

How about some photos of your bike? Would love to...

How about some photos of your bike? Would love to see them!
12-06-19, 05:20 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,095
Posted By satbuilder

OK. I use a little different method to remove the...

OK. I use a little different method to remove the fixed cup than the method described in the Sheldon Brown link. If you have the fixed cup wrench with the flats, I basically thru bolt it into...
12-05-19, 09:41 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,095
Posted By satbuilder

Do you know what the threading is on the bottom...

Do you know what the threading is on the bottom bracket? You’re positive it’s not left hand thread?
12-05-19, 04:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,052
Posted By satbuilder

Beautiful job!

Beautiful job!
12-05-19, 04:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,631
Posted By satbuilder

With both fork blades visible in the photo, it's...

With both fork blades visible in the photo, it's hard to tell if the steerer tube is bent or it's just camera angle. Large front tire and small frame size makes the tire look really close to the...
12-05-19, 10:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 760
Posted By satbuilder

rootboy at one time had fabricated some adapters...

rootboy at one time had fabricated some adapters such that a Campagnolo NR derailleur could be used on a Simplex dropout. Not sure if he's still making them or not.
12-03-19, 07:26 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,095
Posted By satbuilder

For that kind of money, you are better off...

For that kind of money, you are better off sending it out.

Here:

https://www.franklinframe.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=3&Itemid=3
12-02-19, 04:00 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,095
Posted By satbuilder

If you don't mind me asking, what is your...

If you don't mind me asking, what is your aversion to using chemical strip or blasting?
Any other methods are going to be time consuming. There are safe stripping compounds out there. I have used...
11-26-19, 06:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,118
Posted By satbuilder

Campagnolo front changers...

Campagnolo front changers (http://www.classiclightweights.co.uk/components/campag-front-changers.html)
11-26-19, 04:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 396
Posted By satbuilder

That's what I remember,too. But these sure look...

That's what I remember,too. But these sure look like the real thing:
...
11-26-19, 10:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 396
Posted By satbuilder

Super Champion Arc en Ciel rims

Quick question. Did the Arc en Ciel rims have dimples on the braking surface? These would be early Ď70ís vintage.

Thanks,

Kurt
11-25-19, 02:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 601
Posted By satbuilder

I have a more precise mix, but you can get pretty...

I have a more precise mix, but you can get pretty darn close with the colors below, plus a little black:

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1064624-vintage-bianchi-celeste-match.html

I...
11-21-19, 10:51 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 82,182
Posted By satbuilder

I picked this one up a couple years ago. It's...

I picked this one up a couple years ago. It's currently totally disassembled and I'm debating getting it repainted. Some say it's a '72, others say it's a '73. It's either a late '72 or early '73 as...
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