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09-21-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 197
Posted By Drillium Dude

The cable is definitely not seated in the channel...

The cable is definitely not seated in the channel on the right shift lever. See how it works when you've seated it properly.

DD
09-21-20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 235
Posted By Drillium Dude

I would suspect the fork is a replacement since...

I would suspect the fork is a replacement since the finishing of the ends is night and day when compared to the stay/dropout transitions at the rear triangle. No idea about an ID on either the frame...
09-21-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,430
Posted By Drillium Dude

I'm local, have a concrete floor in my large work...

I'm local, have a concrete floor in my large work area and possess skills/tools/experience. Hit me up via PM if you need maintenance assist :)

DD
09-20-20, 10:05 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,818
Posted By Drillium Dude

Agreed 100%. While the modern-day...

Agreed 100%. While the modern-day reinterpretation of the vintage concept is interesting, in this case the execution - particularly at this price point - is laughable. This thing just doesn't hit my...
09-16-20, 03:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 505
Posted By Drillium Dude

Orange for the panels/head tube. Yes, I'm...

Orange for the panels/head tube. Yes, I'm serious!

My jaw dropped when I saw the chainstay damage - what in the world?!

DD
09-16-20, 02:49 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,818
Posted By Drillium Dude

An honest comparison of old against new...

An honest comparison of old against new (frame/fork only):

TI-Raleigh 40th Anniversary Reynolds 753 Frameset

DD
09-16-20, 01:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 196
Posted By Drillium Dude

Thanks, Van - you're a lifesaver. Once I get back...

Thanks, Van - you're a lifesaver. Once I get back to WA (after the smoke clears, I hope!) I will shoot one of my spares back to you. PM inbound.

DD
09-16-20, 12:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 196
Posted By Drillium Dude

WTB: 1 Campagnolo Superleggeri-style pedal dustcap

For the first time since 1994, I lost a bit off one of my bikes. Last time it was a Campy 50th Anniversary crank dust cap; this time it's a plastic pedal dust cap from a pair of Campy Superleggeris....
09-16-20, 12:30 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,818
Posted By Drillium Dude

$3222.42 for that? Lol. These...

$3222.42 for that? Lol.

These retro-flashback rigs are a joke. For that kind of money, I am not impressed with a spec sheet which includes "Retro style 50/39T chainset" or "Classic aero post"....
09-15-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 963
Posted By Drillium Dude

That's not a Laprade but a Campy SR right there...

That's not a Laprade but a Campy SR right there ^^^^

I will also vote Nitto - got my brand-new-in-box Nitto 65 for $55 shipped on Ebay last year. Super post, super deal!
...
09-13-20, 01:43 AM
Replies: 16,086
Views: 1,670,143
Posted By Drillium Dude

Oh, I didn't move - just on a long vacation which...

Oh, I didn't move - just on a long vacation which might become longer than intended if the wildfires in WA aren't controlled soon.

DD
09-13-20, 01:41 AM
Replies: 16,086
Views: 1,670,143
Posted By Drillium Dude

I'll be in town for at least a couple more weeks...

I'll be in town for at least a couple more weeks - I do not want to drive back up due to the fires/smoke any time soon! How about I PM you for details about jumping-off points in the east valley, and...
09-09-20, 08:20 PM
Replies: 16,086
Views: 1,670,143
Posted By Drillium Dude

It seems I left the PNW at just the right time....

It seems I left the PNW at just the right time. It may be hot down here in AZ, but I'm not missing the smoke from the wildfires.

Anyway, after a flat and rescue on my first ride I finally got in...
Replies: 42
Views: 1,257
Posted By Drillium Dude

Probably the same or less than you bought it for....

Probably the same or less than you bought it for. We can't say for sure without knowing exactly what it is. May well be a Zeus, but what model? We don't know the level of tubing, either. Some parts...
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By Drillium Dude

Don't believe the hype :) DD

Don't believe the hype :)

DD
09-04-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 2,217
Views: 213,485
Posted By Drillium Dude

Sacha taking in the view somewhere in Idaho: ...

Sacha taking in the view somewhere in Idaho:

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DD
09-02-20, 12:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 582
Posted By Drillium Dude

Yeah, for about a month or so. Catching up with...

Yeah, for about a month or so. Catching up with family - and had to get out of crazy-town for a bit :)

How are you and yours dealing with the smoke? I passed up going through Oregon and California...
09-02-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 582
Posted By Drillium Dude

Dennis' business is Bike Valet and his contact...

Dennis' business is Bike Valet and his contact info is: dennis@bikevaletaz.com - 928-853-9027. Shoot him a text - that's his preferred method of establishing communication.

DD
09-02-20, 11:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 582
Posted By Drillium Dude

I'd just graduated HS the year before you moved....

I'd just graduated HS the year before you moved. Used to party in the desert out here back in those days, and run three-wheelers around the desert, probably right on the site of where I'm staying...
09-02-20, 11:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 582
Posted By Drillium Dude

Dennis actually passed me a map of trails and...

Dennis actually passed me a map of trails and such - plus suggested a couple rides local to where I'm staying, too. Hopefully the South Mountain road is closed Sunday mornings and I can get up to do...
Replies: 42
Views: 1,257
Posted By Drillium Dude

Zeus logo on the top of the fork crown. Zeus...

Zeus logo on the top of the fork crown. Zeus dropouts. You know what I'm thinking this is? A Zeus; perhaps a Superchronos.

DD
09-01-20, 02:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 582
Posted By Drillium Dude

Arizona Riding

Any local C&V peeps up for some riding in the next 4 weeks? I'm in town visiting family, just had my 2002 Davidson "zero bike" tuned up locally and am ready to hit the roads/paths.

I am in Peoria,...
08-30-20, 06:23 PM
Replies: 16,086
Views: 1,670,143
Posted By Drillium Dude

Glad to hear you're back in the saddle; I hope...

Glad to hear you're back in the saddle; I hope your better half is back to the bike soon, too :)

DD
Replies: 42
Views: 1,257
Posted By Drillium Dude

Doubtful this is really a DeRosa. Are there any...

Doubtful this is really a DeRosa. Are there any DeRosa pantographings or engravings in the fork crown or the top eyes of the seatstays? Any heart-shaped cutouts or engravings? If you could provide...
08-30-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 16,086
Views: 1,670,143
Posted By Drillium Dude

Definitely got the 90s vibe going here! Don't...

Definitely got the 90s vibe going here! Don't know about the obnoxious tag, though; how about "bright"? :)

Great photography! This pic belongs in this thread, too: Show me artsy photos of your...
08-29-20, 12:48 AM
Replies: 58,171
Views: 8,497,960
Posted By Drillium Dude

Looks to be a nice custom frame in addition to...

Looks to be a nice custom frame in addition to getting a near-complete Campy Super Record gruppo for a hundred bux!

I hope we find out somebody here snagged it :)

DD
08-29-20, 12:43 AM
Replies: 58,171
Views: 8,497,960
Posted By Drillium Dude

Sorry - been incommunicado for a few days as I...

Sorry - been incommunicado for a few days as I was driving to Phoenix for an extended stay. Frame looks like an early 80s Super.

DD
08-25-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 16,086
Views: 1,670,143
Posted By Drillium Dude

I like it - giving me some ideas... DD

I like it - giving me some ideas...

DD
08-25-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,490
Posted By Drillium Dude

Although I gave it a chance to change my mind...

Although I gave it a chance to change my mind throughout the summer, I removed mine recently, too! When I get back from AZ I will rebuild the Casati with Campy SR again like it was meant to be :)
...
08-25-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,490
Posted By Drillium Dude

I'm really glad those shoes are working out for...

I'm really glad those shoes are working out for you! I pull out my way-too-small pair and look 'em over when I'm feeling nostalgic :)

DD
08-24-20, 11:36 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,490
Posted By Drillium Dude

Whew! We can still be friends :) DD

Whew! We can still be friends :)

DD
08-24-20, 11:33 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,490
Posted By Drillium Dude

Provided a place to rest your feet? :D ...

Provided a place to rest your feet?

:D

DD
08-24-20, 11:31 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,490
Posted By Drillium Dude

Best. Derailleurs. Evah :) ...

Best. Derailleurs. Evah :)

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08-24-20, 08:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 343
Posted By Drillium Dude

Do you have a photo of this bag in use? I can't...

Do you have a photo of this bag in use? I can't really tell how it attaches to the saddle - and the slots in that large leather piece give me the impression something is missing.

I also wonder if...
08-23-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 564
Posted By Drillium Dude

Ironically, I got the pair of derailleurs for $50...

Ironically, I got the pair of derailleurs for $50 from a BF member off the FSOT thread. They were both won by the same individual on Ebay, so again they sold as a pair for $50!

Weird, huh?

DD
08-23-20, 12:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 564
Posted By Drillium Dude

Interesting. I listed the Suntour stuff from the...

Interesting. I listed the Suntour stuff from the Casati last week on Ebay. Final prices looked like this:

Cyclone RD: $30
Cyclone FD: $20
Superbe 4000 brake calipers: $44
Superbe NJS track...
08-21-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 6,299
Posted By Drillium Dude

I'll say it: Campy Deltas. Don't believe the hype...

I'll say it: Campy Deltas. Don't believe the hype :)

DD
08-19-20, 09:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 851
Posted By Drillium Dude

The more I look at the photo, the more I think...

The more I look at the photo, the more I think the upper "pivot" screw loosened and allowed the body to shift. I am seeing a gap between the upper body and the parallelogram unit of about 1/8";...
08-19-20, 08:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 851
Posted By Drillium Dude

The pivot bolt is the part that broke? I am...

The pivot bolt is the part that broke? I am trying to figure out from the photo/words and am still unsure what specific bit failed. I built up an Atala years back for the ex-wife and used one of...
08-19-20, 12:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 477
Posted By Drillium Dude

If the Sidis were new when bought in 2000-2005,...

If the Sidis were new when bought in 2000-2005, they will likely not work with clips/straps even if the OP goes with the Yellow Jersey cleat adapter. The velcro straps and such will make getting...
08-18-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 58,171
Views: 8,497,960
Posted By Drillium Dude

So, who snagged the 1977 California Masi...

So, who snagged the 1977 California Masi (black/chrome fork crown/1010 dropouts) that was listed on Seattle CL for $1000?

It's gone now, and I wanted to share it here a couple days ago but was...
08-18-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 264
Posted By Drillium Dude

You know, that looks like a deal to me. I'll take...

You know, that looks like a deal to me. I'll take it :)

PM inbound.

DD
08-17-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 44,048
Posted By Drillium Dude

I completely agree: ...

I completely agree:

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DD
08-14-20, 11:38 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 44,048
Posted By Drillium Dude

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/892x1024/50227237288_bc7f35d3e5_b_fd7450b70b521104646ecbf0b2f59f7bf69487cb.jpg

DD
08-14-20, 11:33 PM
Replies: 16,086
Views: 1,670,143
Posted By Drillium Dude

Took the Burke Gilman trail south to Seattle and...

Took the Burke Gilman trail south to Seattle and spent a good hour visiting the Union Bay Natural Area:
...
08-13-20, 10:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 985
Posted By Drillium Dude

I recently removed a few parts from a bike that...

I recently removed a few parts from a bike that might be up your alley. Suntour Cyclone rear derailleur:
...
08-13-20, 08:36 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,961
Posted By Drillium Dude

I use hardly any new components, so can't say...

I use hardly any new components, so can't say much except when it comes to modern rims. Modern rims with machined sidewalls allow me to use vintage brakes with original brake pad material and still...
08-13-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 16,086
Views: 1,670,143
Posted By Drillium Dude

Nice day for a jaunt around Lake Sammamish on the...

Nice day for a jaunt around Lake Sammamish on the Bianchi. I took these two pics on the SRT on the final bit of the return leg.
...
08-12-20, 12:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 227
Posted By Drillium Dude

Fork is not original. Seller's price is...

Fork is not original. Seller's price is outrageous. Looks like it has a stuck fixed cup in the BB, too. Keep looking :)

DD
08-09-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,346
Posted By Drillium Dude

They look super cool attached to one of these: ...

They look super cool attached to one of these:

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/891x1024/26196215878_a6fdf91fe9_b_ee80d704fbbf7b763a81cd8622914516db301772.jpg

The...
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