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04-14-21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Ex Pres

My LBS shows a 1" Cane Creek Aheadset for $23, so...

My LBS shows a 1" Cane Creek Aheadset for $23, so either size should be a non-issue.
Replies: 20
Views: 720
Posted By Ex Pres

Maybe they wanted a magnesium framed bike...

Maybe they wanted a magnesium framed bike (2003-2009 Dogmas)
04-07-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 403
Posted By Ex Pres

Bought my first 10 speed from Pinto's Falls...

Bought my first 10 speed from Pinto's Falls Church, VA location back in '72 or early '73, a Gitane Interclub.
Had to go back and buy a fork after I wrecked it - so I "upgraded" and bought a TdF fork...
04-05-21, 11:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 575
Posted By Ex Pres

Yes, this is still available. Wasn't hanging...

Yes, this is still available. Wasn't hanging around BF much over the weekend.
I'll send you a PM, but I don't think you can reply to it yet.
03-31-21, 01:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 194
Posted By Ex Pres

An idea, I haven't actually used: Take an...

An idea, I haven't actually used: Take an long-handled rachet with an allen bit and insert it in the derailleur pivot bolt - DONT TURN THE BOLT, but rotate the rachet wrench the "loose" direction. ...
03-25-21, 08:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 691
Posted By Ex Pres

You should quote the OP to grab his attention,...

You should quote the OP to grab his attention, newbie :)

(though he might be subscribed)
03-24-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 215
Posted By Ex Pres

My '82 GR (per SN) had top-mounted shifters. It...

My '82 GR (per SN) had top-mounted shifters. It might have been an 83 model w/frame built in 82, though. The bike is sold and I don't have the full SN, but IIRC it began with a "K"....
03-23-21, 02:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 691
Posted By Ex Pres

You can see threads on the inside of the freehub...

You can see threads on the inside of the freehub body
03-19-21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,354
Posted By Ex Pres

The front wheel is the Metalcast painted rim....

The front wheel is the Metalcast painted rim. (the rear is a factory ano Velocity rim). I had plenty of leftover paint - but it was only one rim. Used only a couple of medium coats....
03-18-21, 10:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,354
Posted By Ex Pres

I've used the Metalcast blue on a set of rims. ...

I've used the Metalcast blue on a set of rims. My intent was more to go to an anodized look [as opposed to a true chromoveleto], and it worked well for that. I had black rims that I coated with the...
03-18-21, 07:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 289
Posted By Ex Pres

Link to a pic of the cleats [with the next model...

Link to a pic of the cleats [with the next model pedals]: Business Cycles: Shimano 7400 Pedals and PD-64 Cleats Pix (http://www.businesscycles.com/tped-shim.htm)

EDIT: are the cleats the same for...
03-17-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,929
Posted By Ex Pres

zombie thread, that was a 2010 post

zombie thread, that was a 2010 post
03-11-21, 10:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 395
Posted By Ex Pres

A fellow on the CR list is looking for a 650c...

A fellow on the CR list is looking for a 650c wheelset
03-11-21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 192
Posted By Ex Pres

start here:...

start here: https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1103511-olympique-type-tour-de-france.html
03-04-21, 01:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 647
Posted By Ex Pres

I don't have a close-up, but my Frejus has the...

I don't have a close-up, but my Frejus has the typical Legnano seat binder in front of the seat tube, rather than behind. Legnano and Frejus were both owned by Bozzi at this time. Your Legnano uses...
03-04-21, 07:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 610
Posted By Ex Pres

Not monoplaners

Not monoplaners
03-04-21, 07:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 647
Posted By Ex Pres

Interesting. I have a c.'72 Frejus with the...

Interesting. I have a c.'72 Frejus with the typical Legnano seat lug and pinch bolt; and now here's a Legnano ala Frejus.
Kind of glad it's small for me, but now I have to be on the lookout for a...
02-23-21, 02:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,850
Posted By Ex Pres

I've used sandpaper to good effect. IIRC all...

I've used sandpaper to good effect. IIRC all mine needed was some wet/dry something like 400 grit, maybe I used 320
Forum: For Sale
02-20-21, 08:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 636
Posted By Ex Pres

sorry, sold and delivered locally today

sorry, sold and delivered locally today
02-19-21, 02:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,092
Posted By Ex Pres

Side Reply: I haven't sold on ebay in years, but...

Side Reply: I haven't sold on ebay in years, but you used to be able to not just state, but block foreign bidders (and zero feedback bidders, specific bidders, etc). Is that still the case?
02-19-21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,086
Posted By Ex Pres

Though not period, I'd try red (to match paint)...

Though not period, I'd try red (to match paint) or white (to match your planned pump) bolts to fill the holes. Or maybe even blue to match the planned bar tape. I'm a little goofy that way. But...
02-18-21, 08:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 723
Posted By Ex Pres

Can you shrink it a few cms?

Can you shrink it a few cms?
02-18-21, 08:01 AM
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Posted By Ex Pres

Though not as pretty, SRAM makes a cable tidy you...

Though not as pretty, SRAM makes a cable tidy you could pick up at your LBS.
02-17-21, 01:33 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,429
Posted By Ex Pres

Want to make money? Be a DKO Still have to buy...

Want to make money? Be a DKO
Still have to buy cheap and know what buyers in your area will buy, however.
Forum: For Sale
02-16-21, 01:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 636
Posted By Ex Pres

10 speed Ultegra cassette 11-28

11,12,13,14,15,17,19,21,24,28 $20 SOLD...
Forum: For Sale
02-13-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 301
Posted By Ex Pres

3 bolt carbon Road Shoes sz12. Garneau & Shimano

2 pairs of nice carbon road shoes. I wear walkable SPD now, so these are surplus to my needs. Prices are plus shipping from 35223 and any payment fees.

First: Shimano SH-TR51 with 2 rides total 60...
02-12-21, 08:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 680
Posted By Ex Pres

Dang, how did I not see this yesterday?

Dang, how did I not see this yesterday?
02-08-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,587
Posted By Ex Pres

I wish I had a picture of my '86 DS Ironman. The...

I wish I had a picture of my '86 DS Ironman. The standard red and white frame, but I built a wheelset with red rims and used various models of red & red-sidewalled tires. May have replaced the...
02-05-21, 08:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 769
Posted By Ex Pres

Trainer (indoor) bike

Trainer (indoor) bike
02-02-21, 08:48 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,042
Posted By Ex Pres

I think Tommasini had a nice video shot in their...

I think Tommasini had a nice video shot in their factory, but in a quick web search I only found some bits and pieces cut into this video:...
02-01-21, 04:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,354
Posted By Ex Pres

Do you have the seat binder bolt? Are you aware...

Do you have the seat binder bolt? Are you aware Legnano had 2 styles and you need to get the correct one?
01-22-21, 11:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 331
Posted By Ex Pres

Image is fine on my iPad. And I have some 8s...

Image is fine on my iPad.

And I have some 8s loose cogs, too.

None of mine are pinned together; makes it easy to flip over for longer use.
01-21-21, 03:06 PM
Replies: 9,768
Views: 1,014,953
Posted By Ex Pres

I'm going to be on the lookout. Thanks.

I'm going to be on the lookout. Thanks.
01-20-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 798
Posted By Ex Pres

I think I'd be a repaint on this one,...

I think I'd be a repaint on this one, particularly since you can do it yourself.
01-20-21, 10:30 AM
Replies: 9,768
Views: 1,014,953
Posted By Ex Pres

I'm interested in the bottle cage. Is it a good...

I'm interested in the bottle cage. Is it a good a match for the magenta as it appears in the picture? If so, do you know the brand?
01-13-21, 08:40 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,016
Posted By Ex Pres

Adam & Eve. The rest of us are just copies.

Adam & Eve.
The rest of us are just copies.
01-09-21, 08:07 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,254
Posted By Ex Pres

Anti- theft saddle

Anti- theft saddle
01-07-21, 12:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 424
Posted By Ex Pres

I thought the adjustable hinge were Chorus, but...

I thought the adjustable hinge were Chorus, but what do I know? And that adjustment piece goes in the slot, not as pictured on the outside, correct?

And a triple with uneven jumps seem to like...
12-30-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 466
Views: 22,043
Posted By Ex Pres

There are plenty of aesthetic choices I see...

There are plenty of aesthetic choices I see routinely posted on BF that I wouldn't have in my stable, but I'm not airing those.
Except for modern 4 arm cranksets - I'm calling those out.

BUT WHAT...
12-28-20, 08:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 602
Posted By Ex Pres

Have a Ritchey 1" x 25.4 ~105mm, but in black

Have a Ritchey 1" x 25.4 ~105mm, but in black
12-22-20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 484
Posted By Ex Pres

Well, it's an Ideale, it's not really...

Well, it's an Ideale, it's not really cosmetically challenged, BUT it does NOT have the little micro-adjust tab on it.

:(
12-22-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,243
Posted By Ex Pres

No number hanger?

No number hanger?
12-22-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 484
Posted By Ex Pres

What condition? Foggy memory says I may have a...

What condition? Foggy memory says I may have a more cosmetically challenged one in the box.
12-20-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 865
Posted By Ex Pres

Re: Yule... Some things haven't changed in 30...

Re: Yule... Some things haven't changed in 30 years.
12-18-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,056
Posted By Ex Pres

Golf club lead tape

Golf club lead tape
12-18-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,056
Posted By Ex Pres

You didn't have to worry about balancing a...

You didn't have to worry about balancing a rotating part on a chainstay repair. Food for thought.
12-18-20, 08:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,056
Posted By Ex Pres

Next you need a set of Spinergy Rev-Xs ...

Next you need a set of Spinergy Rev-Xs

(a/k/a the spinning wheels of death)
12-16-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 354
Posted By Ex Pres

How about the cranks 116bcd to match Campy, etc ...

How about the cranks 116bcd to match Campy, etc

And maybe the most egregious, believing those Turbo 25 tires were actually 25. If you looked at the manufacturer's mark, the real size was 622x20. ...
Forum: Southeast
12-16-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 507
Posted By Ex Pres

If you're on FB, you can find Dirty Pecan & try...

If you're on FB, you can find Dirty Pecan & try messaging them
Forum: Southeast
12-15-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 507
Posted By Ex Pres

Everything I see from the N Fla group out of...

Everything I see from the N Fla group out of Tallahassee, home of the "Dirty Pecan" races, is north and east of Tallahassee, none south and west in the ANF. That may or may not be a good sign.
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