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07-02-20, 09:48 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By juvela

----- possible shell may be 71 rather than...

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possible shell may be 71 rather than 70

Japan built a great many cycles with 71mm BSC shells

they were copying a British size

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07-02-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By juvela

----- congratulations on this most excellent...

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congratulations on this most excellent find :thumb:

thank you for sharing it with the forum

very good sleuthing on your part to answer your own gear hanger and rear mech questions
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07-02-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 1,079
Views: 196,494
Posted By juvela

----- in a recent interview Debbie stated...

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in a recent interview Debbie stated that her two favourite things were lipstick and cosmetic surgery

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American Actress Kathryn Grayson -

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07-02-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 356
Posted By juvela

----- enlarged the heck out of the non-drive...

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enlarged the heck out of the non-drive side image and was able to determine there is a housing stop there so he is all set for a front mech which has a housing stop

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frame's lug...
07-02-20, 12:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 161
Posted By juvela

----- welcome to the forum we look...

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welcome to the forum

we look forward to seeing your Pou-Pou

photo solutions -

there is a place in your member area where you can create a photo album. you could post pictures of the...
07-02-20, 03:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 411
Posted By juvela

----- history note - Motobecane founded...

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history note -

Motobecane founded 1924

first cycles produced 1925

Motoconfort badge created 1926
07-01-20, 07:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 549
Posted By juvela

----- all of these posts, discussion and...

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all of these posts, discussion and pictures yet you have not as yet let readers know what colour cable casing you envision employing...and no one has seen fit to inquire

there is a scrap...
07-01-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 365
Posted By juvela

----- i too was immediately struck by the...

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i too was immediately struck by the absence of eyelets. in my recollection the trend for eyelet removal and of manufacturers producing road end sets without eyelets tends to begin around...
07-01-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 356
Posted By juvela

----- peecha assistenza - album of...

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peecha assistenza -

album of six images of the cycle:

https://filebin.net/hp95jmy3a92ybylk
07-01-20, 07:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 365
Posted By juvela

----- Thanks so much for posting. ...

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Thanks so much for posting.

Beautiful bicycle and work.

Fine job with the documentation as well.

Frame constructed with the Agrati "BRIANZA" lug set nr. 000.8030/U.
07-01-20, 06:34 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,149
Posted By juvela

----- chainset note - have been...

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chainset note -

have been thinking that if bottom bracket assembly is Record pattern there is a possibility it may be original

alternately, if it is instead Nuovo Record then it is...
06-30-20, 11:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 321
Posted By juvela

----- looks like an easy one these...

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looks like an easy one

these steerer deformations just above the crown are quite common

with the fork out of the bike i take a half round file to the interior of the lower end of the...
06-30-20, 08:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 371
Posted By juvela

----- thanks so much for this new serial...

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thanks so much for this new serial number information.

it should really help T-Mar when he drops in. ;)

he will probably be able to give you a specific date for the bicycle.


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06-30-20, 05:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 371
Posted By juvela

----- excellent idea, this would explain the...

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excellent idea, this would explain the crown :thumb:


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06-30-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 150
Posted By juvela

----- looks to be a Super Course ca. 1969-70...

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looks to be a Super Course ca. 1969-70

lug pattern is BOCAMA 14/II

crown appears welded rather than forged
the Super Course typically came with a quality forged crown from Vagner
it...
06-30-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,595
Posted By juvela

----- the thread header reads "What is/was...

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the thread header reads "What is/was the best Raleigh road bike of the 1970's?"

here we are now at over twenty messages and no one has yet to mention the true team bikes done by Kessels
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06-30-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 371
Posted By juvela

----- some of the characters in the marking...

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some of the characters in the marking appear somewhat faint; perhaps lightly struck

you could try making one or more additional images of the marking in different light

and/or you...
06-30-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,195
Posted By juvela

----- Am about due for a haircut. Think...

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Am about due for a haircut.

Think I shall go to me regular Barbican.

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06-30-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 91
Posted By juvela

----- Welcome to the forum. Your post...

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Welcome to the forum.

Your post would likely be a better fit over on the appraisals forum.

Perhaps the moderators could move it for you.
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06-30-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 371
Posted By juvela

----- the M marking on the fork crown might...

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the M marking on the fork crown might be for Miki

member T-Mar is likely to be able to identify the bicycle by the serial marking on the bottom bracket

he shall be along shortly to...
06-30-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,195
Posted By juvela

----- Garage Indesteege machine belonging to...

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Garage Indesteege machine belonging to member non-fixie and manufactured by Royal Nord of Belgium -

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06-30-20, 10:18 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,149
Posted By juvela

----- it is good to keep in mind that an...

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it is good to keep in mind that an Italian dimension shell does not always indicate an Italian manufactured frame/bicycle

for instance there have been mfrs in Mexico who employed this...
06-30-20, 10:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,705
Posted By juvela

----- Whoa Nellie! :eek: Next time I...

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Whoa Nellie! :eek:

Next time I needs a piece o' metal worked on or created I shall know whom to contact. :)


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06-30-20, 06:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,705
Posted By juvela

----- brake note for build planning - ...

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brake note for build planning -

whatever caliper make and model you select you shall needs be deal with the wrinkle of the plate style bridge

one solution is to add some 6.0mm X 1.0...
06-29-20, 11:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,149
Posted By juvela

----- fine job with all of the new imagery;...

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fine job with all of the new imagery; thanks so much! :thumb:

a big help for readers.

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returning to the crown -
06-29-20, 10:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,705
Posted By juvela

----- Agrati offered several models of plate...

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Agrati offered several models of plate style bridges.

Do not have names or numbers for any of them unfortunately.

Here is their very simplest plate type brake bridge for "brake only" -...
06-29-20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,705
Posted By juvela

----- date correction - went back and...

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date correction -

went back and read the early thread posts of nostro Don Randolfo.

he states he got the bike from the previous owner who purchased it from "...the original owner in...
06-29-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 455
Posted By juvela

----- frame appears to be one which would...

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frame appears to be one which would have been one to one and one half notches above the base in a manufacturer's range of production road machines

so none of the fittings mentioned would...
06-29-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,705
Posted By juvela

----- have oft thought of NGS as under...

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have oft thought of NGS as under appreciated as it be all good stuff

one fit issue you might encounter is brake reaches
the calipers are 52mm centres with 56mm low travel adjustment...
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By juvela

----- http://www.thecabe.com/forum ...

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http://www.thecabe.com/forum

registration is free

most of the cycles discussed are from domestic U.S. producers

there are however a number of enthusiasts for Brit planetaries who...
06-28-20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,705
Posted By juvela

----- Nothing remotely off-base with your...

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Nothing remotely off-base with your thought processes here! :thumb:

Am sure you have plenty more of Monsieur Poirot's "leetle grey cells" than meself possesseth.

I would suggest to...
Replies: 12
Views: 553
Posted By juvela

----- maybe I could use some of that... ...

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maybe I could use some of that...

me archipelago The Islands Of Langerhans have been acting up of late


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Replies: 9
Views: 163
Posted By juvela

----- time to break out of storage the down...

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time to break out of storage the down garments


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Replies: 7
Views: 191
Posted By juvela

----- cycle discussed and more images...

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cycle discussed and more images provided in this forum thread -

https://forum.tontonvelo.com/viewtopic.php?f=70&t=13759

for anyone interested in learning more of the Royal Asport name...
06-28-20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 361
Posted By juvela

----- yet another very nice find on your...

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yet another very nice find on your part! :thumb:

thanks very much for posting it.

recall that some of these were reported to be Miyata products; shall look forward to reading what the...
06-28-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,149
Posted By juvela

----- thanks very much for these new and...

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thanks very much for these new and improved photo images; they shuold prove a big help for readers wishing to give you information regarding the frame

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crown appears to show a clear...
06-28-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,705
Posted By juvela

----- You had better be careful there! ...

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You had better be careful there!

Doing such fine work may cause nostro Don Randolfo to wish the frameset back. :D

Are you comtemplating fitment of Olmo transfers?

Forgot to ask...
Replies: 7
Views: 191
Posted By juvela

----- subject bicycle's wheel hubs place it...

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subject bicycle's wheel hubs place it below the level of a Gitane Gran Sport Deluxe

when one moves back further in time there were higher quality models which bore the Royal Asport marque...
06-27-20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,149
Posted By juvela

----- the small hole in the MILREMO branded...

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the small hole in the MILREMO branded drive side dropout is part of a chainholder mechanism - similar in concept to the Campag Portacatena.

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06-27-20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,076
Posted By juvela

----- thanks for sharing this update. ...

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thanks for sharing this update.

very nice job!

looks sharp. :thumb:

will look forward to following along with the assembly.
Replies: 7
Views: 191
Posted By juvela

----- Royal Asport is a Gitane owned badge. ...

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Royal Asport is a Gitane owned badge.

There are also Royal Asport model Gitane badged bicycles.

This is a rock bottom model as evidenced by the five-piece steel solid axle hubs, steel...
06-27-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 918
Posted By juvela

----- KlunkerBiker - the forum has a...

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KlunkerBiker -

the forum has a lively thread "Show Us Your Torpado" in which all Torresini products are most welcome

you may wish to append your find to it...
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06-27-20, 03:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 455
Posted By juvela

----- frame's lugset is Agrati "ROMA"...

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frame's lugset is Agrati "ROMA" pattern nr. 000.8020/U

upper head lug is item nr. 000.8024

lower head lug is item nr. 000.8023

seat lug is item nr. 023.8059
06-27-20, 02:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,705
Posted By juvela

----- thanks very much for this update ...

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thanks very much for this update

fine work!

when you got down to the original finish were you able to see any trace of the transfers or perhaps a silouette/ghost image left thereby?
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06-27-20, 12:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,149
Posted By juvela

----- wrt crown - BOCAMA offered a...

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wrt crown -

BOCAMA offered a pattern with this keyhole opening also

its hayday was the 1960's

Andy Bertin & Ron Kitching stocked it as MILREMO brand
06-19-20, 12:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By juvela

----- appears ca. 1974-75. made in...

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appears ca. 1974-75.

made in Italy under contract; perhaps by Chiorda

head lug pattern is Agrati "AM"

fork crown is Agrati nr. 026.8058
this crown a favourite of Chiorda;...
06-19-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 14,714
Posted By juvela

----- kitting described sounds like it would...

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kitting described sounds like it would be a model below the level of a 319

there is a discussion thread on a 319 from near to the time you suggest here -
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06-15-20, 08:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 651
Posted By juvela

----- Motobecane owned the following badges...

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Motobecane owned the following badges (that I know of)

Astra, Dynamax, Monfor, Motoconfort, Orly

(Dynamax was a creation just for the Canada market)

Motobecane was founded in 1924...
06-15-20, 07:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 366
Posted By juvela

----- one difference to be aware of is the...

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one difference to be aware of is the alloy

the Universal is stiffer than the Weinmann but it is also more brittle

this comes in when an owner/mechanic is "toe-ing in" the brakes
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06-15-20, 07:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 621
Posted By juvela

----- looks like all good fun! :thumb: ...

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looks like all good fun! :thumb:

keep us posted as you work with it. ;)

suspect this is a 1973.

for a 1974 it would be a Mk.II
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