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10-16-19, 06:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 736
Posted By CyclingFool95

Beautiful. I have my wife's lemon krate on my...

Beautiful. I have my wife's lemon krate on my list of winter projects for this year. You've got me motivated now.
10-13-19, 03:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 443
Posted By CyclingFool95

Be really careful with the prednisone. Back in...

Be really careful with the prednisone. Back in June, I went on what turned into a 45 mile ride into headwinds both ways, with my lower right back already feeling a little tweaked. 3 miles from home...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-19, 06:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,431
Posted By CyclingFool95

I've owned a Pinarello Montello since '92 (it's...

I've owned a Pinarello Montello since '92 (it's an '87), which I converted to 8 speed Chorus, and have kept that way. Both the Montello, and a slightly older Record I recently picked up, will accept...
10-06-19, 06:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 719
Posted By CyclingFool95

So, I ordered a set of the MKS pedals from...

So, I ordered a set of the MKS pedals from Amazon. They do look nice, but the bearings are as bad as many of the reviews on Amazon stated. Definitely going to need to tear them down and fix those...
10-06-19, 06:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 376
Posted By CyclingFool95

I use a sweatguard on my trainer bike but still...

I use a sweatguard on my trainer bike but still get some corrosion here and there. Simple solution is dont use a good bike - I can count on one hand the number of times any of my road bikes (ie...
09-28-19, 02:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 719
Posted By CyclingFool95

Before I pull the trigger on the MKS, anyone have...

Before I pull the trigger on the MKS, anyone have any thoughts on these? They're more expensive but maybe better quality?
...
Replies: 2
Views: 176
Posted By CyclingFool95

There's been one on ebay for months with Shimano...

There's been one on ebay for months with Shimano 600, at $450. It's a lower end frame in the Pinarello stable. Yours does have a nicer parts complement than the one on ebay though.
09-28-19, 01:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 719
Posted By CyclingFool95

These are the ones I found: ...

These are the ones I found:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001GSSNH2/ref=ox_sc_saved_title_3?smid=AMY4I718ZUBOU&psc=1 (pedals)
...
09-28-19, 12:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 719
Posted By CyclingFool95

Pedals

I'm looking to get a pair of clip & strap pedals for a restoration of an 84 Pinarello with Campy Record. While the bike came with a Record crankset, I'll likely switch to a compact Stronglight...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-19, 11:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 711
Posted By CyclingFool95

I bought a Kickr Core and Climb in November last...

I bought a Kickr Core and Climb in November last year. Blew up the Core. REI gave me another one, which still had the wrong power supply. Wahoo sent me a brand new Core once they had them...
09-28-19, 11:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 571
Posted By CyclingFool95

If you're still looking for a seatpost, I just...

If you're still looking for a seatpost, I just did a quick polish on a Super Record post that came with an 84 Pinarello. It needs more time with Mothers, and there are scratches and marks that wont...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-19, 10:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,073
Posted By CyclingFool95

I've been using Time pedals since 1993. Espresso...

I've been using Time pedals since 1993. Espresso models since 2015 (4, 6 and 10s). Sidi shoes since the mid 90s (I have narrow feet and they fit well)
09-22-19, 02:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 494
Posted By CyclingFool95

I just (twenty minutes ago) tried to get the...

I just (twenty minutes ago) tried to get the first shingles vaccine dose. Nobody has it. Second one they do have.
09-22-19, 08:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 629
Posted By CyclingFool95

Good to hear. I have a 7 speed Sunrace freewheel...

Good to hear. I have a 7 speed Sunrace freewheel coming from Amazon today, and thinking of picking up a Sunrace crankset.
09-21-19, 03:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 290
Posted By CyclingFool95

No question it's leaving a mess. but it's just...

No question it's leaving a mess. but it's just temporary to protect the base metal. at some point after all the components are off and the paints been removed I'll wipe everything down with acetone...
09-21-19, 01:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 290
Posted By CyclingFool95

The chrome is pretty rusty - lots of little...

The chrome is pretty rusty - lots of little spots. Tin foil and WD-40 make quick work of it. Clean vs rusted:
...
09-21-19, 01:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 290
Posted By CyclingFool95

My paint stripping tools: ...

My paint stripping tools:

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/600x552/paint_stripper_64a0eed8486c67ec7984724339bdbcb7b82ab47f.jpg

Followed by a wipe with WD-40 on paper towel...
09-21-19, 12:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 290
Posted By CyclingFool95

I'm less sure about the main tubes. They may...

I'm less sure about the main tubes. They may just be lightly sanded to make the paint adhere
...
09-21-19, 12:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 290
Posted By CyclingFool95

Serial Number D907 (I had to strip the paint to...

Serial Number D907 (I had to strip the paint to even read it). The BB looks like its fully chromed....
09-21-19, 12:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 290
Posted By CyclingFool95

There is. A Montello doesnt have one but a...

There is. A Montello doesnt have one but a Treviso or Record does.

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09-21-19, 10:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 290
Posted By CyclingFool95

Early 80s Pinarello Record - New Winter Project

I just picked up this early 80s Pinarello Record (I think, from the BB cutouts) as a restoration project. I've been looking for a Pinarello project since completing the clean-up and rebuild of my...
09-21-19, 10:14 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 57,278
Posted By CyclingFool95

Here's my new winter project - a Pinarello Record...

Here's my new winter project - a Pinarello Record (I believe from the cutouts on the BB). Came with a set of tubulars (which I'll never use) and MA-40 clinchers on 600 hubs, and a smattering of...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-19, 08:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,298
Posted By CyclingFool95

I wanted a Kickr so i could add in the Climb. I...

I wanted a Kickr so i could add in the Climb. I went with the Core late last year. I zapped the first one, the issue reported on widely. The retailer gave me another one, which did not have the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-19, 07:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 449
Posted By CyclingFool95

Fake Colnago?

Just came across this listing:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Campagnolo-Colnago-Master-Competition-Art-Decor-Columbus/123909798194?hash=item1cd9997932:g:QtcAAOSwYyZdgPWs

The club cutouts in the lugs...
09-18-19, 10:58 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,862
Posted By CyclingFool95

My audio gear is about the same vintage as my...

My audio gear is about the same vintage as my bikes. Carver CT-7, M1.0t, B&O RX-2, KEF Reference 104/2, all circa 86-90.
09-17-19, 05:43 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,386
Posted By CyclingFool95

My first real (ie Italian) bike was a SLX...

My first real (ie Italian) bike was a SLX Pinarello Montello (that I still own - you'll find pictures on other threads here). I always wanted a Gilco tubed Colnago, which I now own in the form of a...
09-16-19, 10:48 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,550
Posted By CyclingFool95

So, my Montello is there, Colnago and Litespeed...

So, my Montello is there, Colnago and Litespeed knocking on the door. And yet, when I go into my LBS, even my 13 yo carbon fiber newbies get referred to as obsolete fossils. I think recalibration...
09-15-19, 06:49 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 57,278
Posted By CyclingFool95

So I just picked up another 80s Pinarello to...

So I just picked up another 80s Pinarello to complement my Montello. I thought it was a Treviso but looking at the frame, I'm pretty sure its a Record based on the cutouts on the BB lugs leading to...
Replies: 14
Views: 663
Posted By CyclingFool95

When I bought it, I didnt ride it much with the...

When I bought it, I didnt ride it much with the original Syncros stem - it was much too long for me. Had it been right, I would have kept it. I'm not sure this is much stiffer than a good quill...
Replies: 14
Views: 663
Posted By CyclingFool95

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Beautiful build. All black works very well on these frames. I took...
09-10-19, 10:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 399
Posted By CyclingFool95

Campy hub bearings

Can anyone conclusively state what size and quantity of balls should be in 93-95 Chorus hubs?

Yes, I could measure what came out of the hub but I had them serviced by an LBS around four years...
Forum: For Sale
07-24-19, 02:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,662
Posted By CyclingFool95

No longer available.

No longer available.
07-23-19, 05:49 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,387
Posted By CyclingFool95

$3 or less gets a Conti tube. I carry 2 spares...

$3 or less gets a Conti tube. I carry 2 spares on my rides, plus two CO2 cartridges, and a pump. I don't patch.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-19, 11:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,334
Posted By CyclingFool95

I've always ridden Chorus - 8, and now 11. My...

I've always ridden Chorus - 8, and now 11. My trainer bike is 10-speed Tiagra. Seems to behave just fine. But, as others have said, small price differential to 105 (I had 105 on my older trainer bike...
Forum: For Sale
07-19-19, 10:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,662
Posted By CyclingFool95

Still available

Still available
07-17-19, 06:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 595
Posted By CyclingFool95

KMC Missing Link 12: for 12 Speed Chain, Silver,...

KMC Missing Link 12: for 12 Speed Chain, Silver, Perfectly Connecting KMC, SRAM, Shimano Chains, 2 Pack https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07MTPYX49/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_i_Gh8lDbCAKQKG2
07-17-19, 04:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 595
Posted By CyclingFool95

Yes, but any chain tool will do. I ride with a...

Yes, but any chain tool will do. I ride with a Park CT-6.3 and a spare quick-link in my bag. Good enough to fix the chain on the side of the road and get home. I've only ever had to do it once, and...
07-17-19, 02:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 595
Posted By CyclingFool95

Guilty as charged.

Guilty as charged.
07-13-19, 04:14 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 32,222
Posted By CyclingFool95

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From earlier today. First real ride on this new old...
07-13-19, 03:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,956
Posted By CyclingFool95

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-19, 07:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,871
Posted By CyclingFool95

I use Pearl Izumi Quest shorts. I prefer them to...

I use Pearl Izumi Quest shorts. I prefer them to the more expensive Pearl 8 panel ones.
Forum: For Sale
07-07-19, 09:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,662
Posted By CyclingFool95

Price drop to $275

Price drop to $275
Forum: For Sale
07-04-19, 01:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,662
Posted By CyclingFool95

I measured the head tube at 152mm, which makes...

I measured the head tube at 152mm, which makes this the 54 (that's 54cm C-C from BB to top tube, not the extention above it). I'm 5'8" with a 29-30" inseam, and you can see how I have it set up. My...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-19, 07:49 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,730
Posted By CyclingFool95

Campy Chorus! 2 bikes with 8 speed 3 with...

Campy Chorus!

2 bikes with 8 speed
3 with 11

My MTB (which I never use) has Deore, the POS on my trainer has Tiagra 10.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-19, 04:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 624
Posted By CyclingFool95

Pinarello Paris 2006-2008

Anyone have a Pinarello Paris from 2006-2008 and can comment on what a real serial number would look like on one of these?

It's amazing that with all the talk on-line of counterfeit frames, you...
07-02-19, 09:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 735
Posted By CyclingFool95

For that matter, what groupo are you running? I...

For that matter, what groupo are you running? I find Campy 11 is incredibly finicky to set up right but Campy 8, which has about 8 click stops, is cake.

Are you running the right derailleur and...
07-02-19, 05:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,510
Posted By CyclingFool95

I just eyeball it. On my Litespeed, which is the...

I just eyeball it. On my Litespeed, which is the bike I ride most often, they've been slightly off for years now. Every ride, I notice it, and by the time I get home I've forgotten to fix it again....
06-28-19, 01:53 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,463
Posted By CyclingFool95

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Forum: Foo
06-27-19, 07:47 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,621
Posted By CyclingFool95

you load up the my K-cup, put it in the Keurig,...

you load up the my K-cup, put it in the Keurig, hit start, and thirty seconds of dispensing water later, realize there's no cup in place and coffee is running down the cabinet front and onto the...
06-27-19, 07:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 823
Posted By CyclingFool95

That frame is huge. Enjoy the bike. Here's mine...

That frame is huge. Enjoy the bike. Here's mine (bought used in 1992) in size 54 (ie smallish). Your decals are definitely not original. Mine were flaking when I bought it and only got worse. I...
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