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10-27-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 341
Posted By SJX426

garryg - If it is either a Giro d'Italia or...

garryg - If it is either a Giro d'Italia or Professional, get it. I have the first. The frame set is the same for both. With Campy it is likely the latter unless it is a lower level bike. Event the...
10-27-20, 06:47 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,429
Posted By SJX426

NOT a Superissimo label, as having durability.......

NOT a Superissimo label, as having durability....
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50535889808_13f31480bc_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jZFDoY)P1040378 (https://flic.kr/p/2jZFDoY) on Flickr
10-25-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,892
Posted By SJX426

\OK I will play again! Mine hang in the...

\OK I will play again! Mine hang in the multipurpose 3rd garage next to the 2 car where two of my vehicles are. I have A/C in the window for summer, heater in the 3rd with a dehumidifier set for...
Replies: 7
Views: 356
Posted By SJX426

mceciliaenator - Welcome to C&V! you will find a...

mceciliaenator - Welcome to C&V! you will find a lot of opinions and great advice. Ultimately any direction you go is your decision.
I suggest you post picutres. You can do this by clicking on your...
10-13-20, 05:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 246
Posted By SJX426

AJI125 - Don't have one for you. 6 years ago I...

AJI125 - Don't have one for you. 6 years ago I picked up a wheel set with these rims (32 hole). They had been built with Chorus hubs with the rear being a freewheel version. They had been sitting in...
10-12-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 2,765
Views: 656,077
Posted By SJX426

Did I show this one already? ...

Did I show this one already?
https://live.staticflickr.com/3838/14767184157_84bb4d6f43_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ouVFnp)1972 Bottecchia Giro D'italia 60cm (https://flic.kr/p/ouVFnp) on Flickr...
10-11-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 596
Views: 46,505
Posted By SJX426

Artsy partsy ...

Artsy partsy
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10-07-20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 955
Posted By SJX426

If the price was low enough, I would clean it up...

If the price was low enough, I would clean it up and ride it. The Browning mark would be why I would keep it.
10-06-20, 12:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,392
Posted By SJX426

Your could try shims to make up the difference...

Your could try shims to make up the difference but some say they don't work that well in terms of clamping the bar down. Well the same story goes with Cinelli handlebars too! They are made in a...
10-06-20, 05:01 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,392
Posted By SJX426

zachleft - If you look at Cinelli, be sure the...

zachleft - If you look at Cinelli, be sure the one you pick has the right diameter bar clamp. they come in two sizes, at least, 26 and 26.4mm. Likely you have a 26 bar. Good idea to measure.
Given...
10-01-20, 05:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 593
Posted By SJX426

Another option is to use the other color for just...

Another option is to use the other color for just the spokes on either side of the valve.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49581807192_26816dd22d_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2ixnHSG)P1030022...
09-30-20, 05:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 411
Posted By SJX426

Its a tandem! Must use the rail around the saddle...

Its a tandem! Must use the rail around the saddle to hold on. I would call the "stoker" the "spotter" on this one. "Hard port rudder ahead."
09-29-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,709
Posted By SJX426

Wanted one ever since I became aware of them. ...

Wanted one ever since I became aware of them.

I think all you need to do is buff it. Patina is cool!
09-28-20, 05:46 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 16,123
Posted By SJX426

I have two frames that are still bare steel. I...

I have two frames that are still bare steel. I keep them from rusting with a light coat of WD-40. No recent pictures.
2013
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09-26-20, 05:53 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 73,093
Posted By SJX426

Svb101 - You can post pictures in your picture...

Svb101 - You can post pictures in your picture album in your profile settings. We can see these. You only have 5 more posts to go. The limit is 5 per day until you get to 10. Welcome to the C&V...
09-24-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 710
Posted By SJX426

Yeah the second video was a revelation. I too...

Yeah the second video was a revelation. I too have a pen from BITD during my early college years prior to calculators and long before CAD. I might even know where to look!
09-24-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,202
Posted By SJX426

For some, this is no surprise, it is the De Rosa...

For some, this is no surprise, it is the De Rosa Pro.
it is the right size and color. Close to the right fit. Shifts like a dream, rides as well or better than any other. Stops incredibly well and...
Replies: 24
Views: 1,145
Posted By SJX426

No comparison in my book. FWH wins.

No comparison in my book. FWH wins.
09-23-20, 06:05 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,278
Posted By SJX426

Couple of things come to mind that are not...

Couple of things come to mind that are not covered so far, maybe they have been but my comprehension is flawed..
1. Variations of spindles are often marked the same even though they have different...
09-23-20, 05:46 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,945
Posted By SJX426

BTW: Notifications - someone mentioned that you...

BTW: Notifications - someone mentioned that you have to type out the login name and not select from the pull down for the notification to work. JaccoW & non-fixie
09-13-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,945
Posted By SJX426

Progress! Keep i t coming.

Progress! Keep i t coming.
09-12-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 607
Posted By SJX426

As you probably know, this should not require a...

As you probably know, this should not require a tool for removal, only one to hold it in place when tightening the jam nut.

Any way, I would try a rubber belt of some kind to wrap around the cup...
09-12-20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 510
Posted By SJX426

The is a reason the bicycle with two tires nearly...

The is a reason the bicycle with two tires nearly the same size was called a safety bike!
09-12-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 596
Views: 46,505
Posted By SJX426

I call this a bike waterfall or Bike Falls. ...

I call this a bike waterfall or Bike Falls.
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09-11-20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 620
Posted By SJX426

https://live.staticflickr.com/5529/12104987355_7db...

https://live.staticflickr.com/5529/12104987355_7db8004b7c_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/jrFe1x)LC_FrntBrk_01 (https://flic.kr/p/jrFe1x)
, on Flickr
09-11-20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 672
Posted By SJX426

Do Garage doors count?

Do Garage doors count?
09-10-20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 517
Posted By SJX426

mongol777 Check out the cat's here...

mongol777 Check out the cat's here (http://bulgier.net/pics/bike/catalogs/). Part of the fun of owning one!
Really like the paint finsih. Pay attention to the fact there is one set of bottle cage...
09-08-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 475
Posted By SJX426

black02em2- When you take the calipers apart,...

black02em2- When you take the calipers apart, clean all the bearing surfaces even though they are flat washers. Light film of grease will help them actuate better. I would not replace anything until...
09-08-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,945
Posted By SJX426

JaccoW Good info on the issue of notifications!...

JaccoW Good info on the issue of notifications! Didn't know about that.
09-08-20, 06:27 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,945
Posted By SJX426

JaccoW Challenging project! Wishing you the best....

JaccoW Challenging project! Wishing you the best.
Tandems are really unique in so many ways that the only commonality with two wheelers is, well two wheels!
Like noglider , I have a Burley, Mine...
09-04-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,454
Posted By SJX426

I don't think it has any significance that anyone...

I don't think it has any significance that anyone has found. Could be the builder number or some other designator. Mine is
https://live.staticflickr.com/7430/11467056163_ead95cf779_h.jpg...
09-04-20, 05:38 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,680
Posted By SJX426

I tackled this back in the 60's when I didn't...

I tackled this back in the 60's when I didn't have any place to work. Took a 2x4 and drilled a 1' hole in the middle of the 4" face. Cut the 2x4 in half through the hole. Assembled the two hafts onto...
09-04-20, 05:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,454
Posted By SJX426

I have estimated mine to be about 1983, based on...

I have estimated mine to be about 1983, based on RD PAT of 83, and is the Superissimo variant. The difference between mine and yours is the pump peg and the second water bottle mounts on the DT. Note...
09-03-20, 05:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,389
Posted By SJX426

What are the lettered designation indicate? There...

What are the lettered designation indicate? There are fair number of frames on the bay and it is difficult to know which Colorado XX is what.
09-03-20, 05:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 691
Posted By SJX426

The way Italians drive their cars and mopeds, it...

The way Italians drive their cars and mopeds, it would be a bit risky to tour on a bike!
09-01-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 596
Views: 46,505
Posted By SJX426

https://live.staticflickr.com/7444/11467105674_9ec...

https://live.staticflickr.com/7444/11467105674_9ec3a9cc32_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/itiV1w)P1000507 (https://flic.kr/p/itiV1w) on Flickr
09-01-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,950
Posted By SJX426

I believe our own rootboy supplly them or did to...

I believe our own rootboy supplly them or did to Rene Herse. I have a couple of pair left from purchasing back in the early 70's.
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08-28-20, 01:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 313
Posted By SJX426

I have one in the bin. Maybe a second?

I have one in the bin. Maybe a second?
08-25-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 596
Views: 46,505
Posted By SJX426

https://live.staticflickr.com/1464/25885373030_179...

https://live.staticflickr.com/1464/25885373030_17971bf66d_4k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Frpiz1)P1030670 (https://flic.kr/p/Frpiz1) on Flickr
08-23-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 233
Posted By SJX426

branko_76 Keep in mind that you do not want the...

branko_76 Keep in mind that you do not want the axles sticking out past the drop out! They should be a little short. IIRC, Sheldon suggested that you only need enough to locate the axle in the drop...
08-21-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 3,703
Views: 327,194
Posted By SJX426

bikemig Cable ends are the last item for me too....

bikemig Cable ends are the last item for me too. I am not sure if the cables will need adjusting after a shake down ride. When I do "finish," super glue on the cable ends with a cap. Avoids the...
08-20-20, 04:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 291
Posted By SJX426

gthomson Your picked a project alright! If that...

gthomson Your picked a project alright! If that is your UO-8 in the background of the first pic, then this new frame is way too small for you!
Lye will remove the post. It will remove paint too. Do...
08-19-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 836
Posted By SJX426

LiamCrickard If your are going to modify the...

LiamCrickard If your are going to modify the frame set, pick your favorite components or try something new.
I had no history with the 1988 De Rosa acquired end of last year. It is all 10 speed...
08-19-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 433
Posted By SJX426

So the Pinarello is backed with the De Rosa which...

So the Pinarello is backed with the De Rosa which is backed with the Colnago which is backed up with the Bottecchia.... No wait... was it the other way around?.......N+1 BABY!
08-18-20, 05:35 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,409
Posted By SJX426

Done: It does look cleaner. ...

Done: It does look cleaner.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50240332551_f4f5c76f07_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jxyQwc)P1030664 (https://flic.kr/p/2jxyQwc) on Flickr...
08-17-20, 12:40 PM
Replies: 596
Views: 46,505
Posted By SJX426

This one ...

This one
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Or this one....
08-13-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 4,701
Posted By SJX426

Correction, The CL 300 was actually a CL77 300....

Correction, The CL 300 was actually a CL77 300. 305cc. got up to 95 on it. Scary! not my pic...
08-13-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 4,701
Posted By SJX426

My last bike was a CB1100F. Supertrap exhaust...

My last bike was a CB1100F. Supertrap exhaust with modified carbs. Did over 135 more times than I can remember. Loved that bike. Became one with it to the point of locking up the front wheel in a...
08-12-20, 05:42 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 11,041
Posted By SJX426

I now can contribute to this thread. With the...

I now can contribute to this thread. With the same frameset submitted by others. This is my favorite bike and although all the components are much newer, it is a pleasure to rid. I get it about De...
08-11-20, 04:40 AM
Replies: 16,246
Views: 1,691,542
Posted By SJX426

Went to OSU but lived in Albany. My wife is a...

Went to OSU but lived in Albany. My wife is a Duck. My Father-in-Law was born there and just died about a month ago. We will be there in September to take his ashes up to Willamette Cemetery for full...
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