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09-21-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,042
Posted By NatusEstInSuht

It certainly is telling that you've failed to...

It certainly is telling that you've failed to provide evidence about your claim; especially as you claim it exists.
09-19-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,042
Posted By NatusEstInSuht

Do you have a link to this video? Raleigh has...

Do you have a link to this video? Raleigh has three videos on this bike posted to its official YouTube site, but none seem to show any footage of them brazing this frame.
Thank you in advance.
09-18-20, 06:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 592
Posted By NatusEstInSuht

Unless the bike is too short for you, the seat...

Unless the bike is too short for you, the seat post should not need to be cut. Most seat posts during this era were between 130mm and 180mm in length, not 250 mm to 350mm as seen today on sloping...
09-18-20, 06:15 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,042
Posted By NatusEstInSuht

According to specs on the Raleigh website, Maxway...

According to specs on the Raleigh website, Maxway used a full set of 753 tubes in making the frames,

Fork - Raleigh Ti Replica Full Reynolds 753 Custom Made Tubing, Brazed Lugs
Frame - Raleigh...
09-18-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 592
Posted By NatusEstInSuht

It looks like your Rossin was brazed using...

It looks like your Rossin was brazed using Columbus' Gilco tubing. Nice score!

A regular seatpost will work fine as will any braze-on front derailleur. I'm pretty sure Columbus first started to...
09-17-20, 07:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 186
Posted By NatusEstInSuht

I'm pretty sure the derailleurs will not index,...

I'm pretty sure the derailleurs will not index, but you can still use bar-end shifters in friction mode.

Brifters are not going to work, but If you do want to go with a drop bar set-up, you could...
09-17-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 186
Posted By NatusEstInSuht

I had a red BRC Apex with a Shimano Exage...

I had a red BRC Apex with a Shimano Exage groupset when I was a teen. It was a decent bike and the frame and fork were made from Tange MTB tubing. I put many miles on it exploring the mean streets...
09-17-20, 04:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 245
Posted By NatusEstInSuht

Reynolds 501 vs. Columbus Aelle

I've owned bikes with both (sort of). A 1987 or 1988 Falcon Europa (Reynolds 501) and a similar vintage Concorde Colombo with Aelle R (the butted version of Aelle). 501 tubing was chromoly while the...
09-16-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 922
Posted By NatusEstInSuht

A hipster and his money are soon parted.

A hipster and his money are soon parted.
09-15-20, 08:11 PM
Replies: 486
Views: 56,405
Posted By NatusEstInSuht

My old Concorde Colombo with Aelle R tubing,...

My old Concorde Colombo with Aelle R tubing, Campy front and rear dropouts, first-generation Campagnolo Athena groupset with Doppler shifters, a black Selle San Marco Rolls saddle, Cinelli stem and...
09-15-20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,042
Posted By NatusEstInSuht

Looks great! A nice modern update on a classic...

Looks great! A nice modern update on a classic bicycle. Raleigh has done a good job on this and I'm sure they'll quickly sell all 250 copies.
09-12-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 277
Posted By NatusEstInSuht

It looks like a Primato or perhaps a Diamante. As...

It looks like a Primato or perhaps a Diamante. As for age, Campagnolo sold Record in 7-speed configuration from about 1987 to 1991.
08-30-20, 07:48 PM
Replies: 58,183
Views: 8,499,873
Posted By NatusEstInSuht

Vintage Gitane Toilet Paper Roll Holder

https://www.ebay.ca/itm/FIGNON-LEMOND-HINAULT-GITANE-PRO-TEAM-DEROULEUR-rare-ET-unique/124314153786?hash=item1cf1b3733a:g:WSQAAOSw2AdfOO8~

RARE AND UNIQUE!
GITANE PRO TEAM TOILET / WC UNROLLER...
08-27-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,495
Posted By NatusEstInSuht

Sugino Autex Self-Extracting Crank Bolts

I know some people here on BF don't like the Sugino Autex system as they believe that it's difficult to tighten them to an adequate torque spec, but I'd much rather break out a long-levered 6mm hex...
08-27-20, 08:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,249
Posted By NatusEstInSuht

Thanks! I can't believe I missed this.

Thanks! I can't believe I missed this.
08-27-20, 07:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,249
Posted By NatusEstInSuht

Piasentin Super Vitus 971 Build Completed!

Well, after a couple of months and a few delays, I’ve finally built up the frame and taken it out for a quick, 20km spin.

What has taken me so long? The main reason was due to the six weeks for...
08-24-20, 12:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 321
Posted By NatusEstInSuht

Universal Cycles sells Shimano shift lever...

Universal Cycles sells Shimano shift lever bosses. https://www.universalcycles.com/shopping/product_details.php?id=31579

And this guy sells all sorts of older Shimano parts....
08-24-20, 12:38 AM
Replies: 3,573
Views: 314,975
Posted By NatusEstInSuht

1970's French Super Vitus Piastentin

For the past month, I've been working on building up the 1970's Super Vitus 971 frame made for a French bicycle store near Grenoble called Piasentin.

The wheels and the 7-speed Shimano 105C...
Replies: 14
Views: 689
Posted By NatusEstInSuht

That's an awesome looking frame! I'd rock it if...

That's an awesome looking frame! I'd rock it if it was in my size. For value, I'm thinking around $200 to $250 USD.
Replies: 1
Views: 209
Posted By NatusEstInSuht

You can upload photos to your Pictures & Albums...

You can upload photos to your Pictures & Albums folder in your Control Panel.

Villiger was a decent brand of bicycles in their day. I don't think €290 ($350 USD) is unreasonable, providing it's...
08-04-20, 11:51 PM
Replies: 58,183
Views: 8,499,873
Posted By NatusEstInSuht

If the frame was 4cm shorter, I would have also...

If the frame was 4cm shorter, I would have also kept it.
08-04-20, 11:45 PM
Replies: 58,183
Views: 8,499,873
Posted By NatusEstInSuht

If I lived near Calgary, I would have purchased...

If I lived near Calgary, I would have purchased the Bianchi and extra wheelset and flipped them on eBay. $500 was a bargain.
08-04-20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 417
Posted By NatusEstInSuht

It might be a Corsa or Criterium or perhaps a...

It might be a Corsa or Criterium or perhaps a Giro D'Italia. It's difficult to ascertain without more detailed photos. It's not often you see a Carlton with chrome stays and lugs.

You might want...
08-04-20, 12:56 AM
Replies: 58,183
Views: 8,499,873
Posted By NatusEstInSuht

You'll then need to tack on a five-hour journey,...

You'll then need to tack on a five-hour journey, including a 100-minute ferry crossing. The seller is located in the Comox Valley on Vancouver Island. It's a $200, full-day round-trip from Vancouver.
08-03-20, 10:00 PM
Replies: 58,183
Views: 8,499,873
Posted By NatusEstInSuht

Marinoni Cloumbus EL frame - 60cm - $50 CAD - Vancouver Island

https://comoxvalley.craigslist.org/bop/d/comox-marinoni-road-frame/7171050236.html

60 cm Steel road frame and fork, bb, bars,seat post,fast
solid, no crashes, still looks good,about 20 year old...
08-03-20, 09:44 PM
Replies: 58,183
Views: 8,499,873
Posted By NatusEstInSuht

Vintage 1989 Bianchi Superleggera - $500 CAD - Calgary

https://www.pinkbike.com/buysell/2851054/

Classic 1989 Bianchi Superleggera 56 cm Cro-Mo road bike in original Celeste Green.
Campy Chorus components, two sets of wheels: one set Ambrosio...
08-01-20, 07:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,304
Posted By NatusEstInSuht

Corporate branding throughout Asia - including...

Corporate branding throughout Asia - including Japan, China, Taiwan, Indonesia and India - is more often than not carried out using the Latin alphabet instead of the native languages. It has to do...
07-31-20, 05:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,304
Posted By NatusEstInSuht

The Pardus Robin SL costs about $1,300 for the...

The Pardus Robin SL costs about $1,300 for the frameset. That's about 35 to 40% the cost of a Trek Domane or a Specialized Tarmac.
07-28-20, 10:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 285
Posted By NatusEstInSuht

How old are the brake pads? The rubber will...

How old are the brake pads? The rubber will harden over time, rendering the pads pretty much useless. If the brake pads are worn or old, switch them out to pads from Kool-Stop, Swiss Stop or Disco...
Replies: 12
Views: 560
Posted By NatusEstInSuht

The Craigslist ad is down. Did you manage to buy...

The Craigslist ad is down. Did you manage to buy it?
Replies: 12
Views: 687
Posted By NatusEstInSuht

The first generation of Athena was Campagnolo's...

The first generation of Athena was Campagnolo's most beautiful groupset from the 1990s onwards. Nothing has matched it since.
Replies: 4
Views: 551
Posted By NatusEstInSuht

It's nothing too special. This Concorde has a...

It's nothing too special. This Concorde has a lower-end chromoly frame (could be a Vectra) with what looks like a Shimano Exage Action or Motion groupset. Given the amount of dust I can see, you're...
07-21-20, 10:25 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 8,121
Posted By NatusEstInSuht

That's because Wilier was founded in 1906. Do you...

That's because Wilier was founded in 1906. Do you mean the 21st century?
07-21-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 554
Posted By NatusEstInSuht

Take look at something from Kinlin, H Plus Son,...

Take look at something from Kinlin, H Plus Son, Exal or a modern pair from Rigida, Ambrosio or Mavic.

These UK-Based retailers have decent selections:...
07-20-20, 10:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 197
Posted By NatusEstInSuht

For most 1" headsets, the correct size for loose...

For most 1" headsets, the correct size for loose bearings is 5/32 inch, but some did take 3/16 inch. As you said your headset had 20 bearings, I believe this would mean your headset races are for...
07-19-20, 11:14 PM
Replies: 6,518
Views: 587,282
Posted By NatusEstInSuht

I subscribed to the channel a few weeks ago. I...

I subscribed to the channel a few weeks ago. I really enjoy it!
07-18-20, 11:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 301
Posted By NatusEstInSuht

I've replaced my short cage Ultegra RD-6500 with...

I've replaced my short cage Ultegra RD-6500 with a Sora RD-3000 to provide me with a larger range for climbing (11-34T cassette) on my Trek 5000. No problems with compatibility with the ST-6500...
07-18-20, 09:07 PM
Replies: 6,518
Views: 587,282
Posted By NatusEstInSuht

Paul Brodie: The Man Behind Brodie Bikes

If an Amazon pick-up locker counts as the post, then this arrived for me today. Should be a good read!
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Replies: 18
Views: 672
Posted By NatusEstInSuht

I'm thinking around $800ish Canadian. But this is...

I'm thinking around $800ish Canadian. But this is based on the Vancouver-area used market and people are asking and receiving plenty of loonies for their used bicycles.
07-17-20, 12:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 707
Posted By NatusEstInSuht

I believe it is. The lugs are identical to my...

I believe it is. The lugs are identical to my 1979 Carlton MK5, with the exception of the bottom bracket. This frame appears to have the derailleur cable routing under the bottom bracket. And there...
07-17-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 6,518
Views: 587,282
Posted By NatusEstInSuht

Campagnolo Athena 7-speed Derailleurs and Friction Shifters

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1053/camapagnolo_athena_7_speed_derailleurs_4aeb060a4d51fb7b61edb1a63dfe8b2ee215adc1.jpg
1st Generation Campagnolo Athena 7-speed...
Replies: 6
Views: 555
Posted By NatusEstInSuht

Torino is Italian for Turin, so it most likely...

Torino is Italian for Turin, so it most likely originates from that city. And Ducale is Italian for duke. But I've never heard of the bike brand 'Ducale'. Pictures would help along with a description...
Replies: 1
Views: 276
Posted By NatusEstInSuht

Interesting frame. I wonder if the slanted bridge...

Interesting frame. I wonder if the slanted bridge makes a difference in terms of rideability or feel or if it's just designed for aesthetical purposes.
07-09-20, 11:44 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,671
Posted By NatusEstInSuht

Here's my ideal bike. A mix of old and modern. ...

Here's my ideal bike. A mix of old and modern.

For my builder, I'm going local and will pick British Columbia's Chris Dekerf (https://www.dekerf.com/). I would commission him to build me a fillet...
07-08-20, 02:54 PM
Replies: 19,625
Views: 3,211,637
Posted By NatusEstInSuht

Another bargain Peugeot

This one has Campy hubs though. I must start to invest in Peugeot bicycles.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Peugeot-Super-Vitus-980/153996469215?hash=item23dae7a3df:g:XsgAAOSwJalfAss3
...
07-08-20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 19,625
Views: 3,211,637
Posted By NatusEstInSuht

Bargain Peugeot Fixie!

Not even a combined COVID and hipster tax can come close to justifying this price.
...
07-08-20, 01:46 PM
07-08-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 416
Posted By NatusEstInSuht

Others have been asking this same question....

Others have been asking this same question. https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1193633-zunow-serial-number-interpretation.html It appears there is not a reference.

As for the Shimano 600...
07-07-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,249
Posted By NatusEstInSuht

I've never heard of 973. I know about 980, so...

I've never heard of 973. I know about 980, so I'll have to do a bit of a search, especially on French-language websites and forums.

Good news about the front derailleur clamp - it matched-up...
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