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07-06-20, 06:30 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,791
Posted By markwesti

I don't think I would drop the one day recovery...

I don't think I would drop the one day recovery idea . About 8yrs. ago a friend of mine was training me (because I was letting him ride one of my bikes) . Anyhow PsychoBilly was very big on the what...
07-01-20, 05:18 PM
Replies: 9,265
Views: 894,501
Posted By markwesti

jetboy , I'm thinking some black tires too . I...

jetboy , I'm thinking some black tires too . I will save the tan walls as I have a decent set of clincher wheels that I will use . Thanks for the reply .
06-30-20, 06:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 555
Posted By markwesti

How could a person sell a bike like that ?

How could a person sell a bike like that ?
06-30-20, 06:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 461
Posted By markwesti

Here is a typical , Taiwan ? Hub set they are ...

Here is a typical , Taiwan ? Hub set they are sealed type bearings . 36 holes no problem there are lots of them on the bay high and low flange . (Won't break the bank) ....
06-30-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 9,265
Views: 894,501
Posted By markwesti

Hi , fine people . My 86' IM has under gone a few...

Hi , fine people . My 86' IM has under gone a few changes , I can always go back or change a few degrees more . After I got done it hit me that black tires would be a good idea . So I would really...
06-15-20, 08:29 PM
Replies: 9,265
Views: 894,501
Posted By markwesti

Stand by for my new and improved 86' IM . Sorry...

Stand by for my new and improved 86' IM . Sorry I'm out of town in tell Monday . The changes will be subtle and black will be emphasized , kind of . If it's no good I can always go back , and my BOC...
06-10-20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,859
Posted By markwesti

Centurion , with explication . I like the early...

Centurion , with explication . I like the early ones like the 84'Turbo , 84' Comp TA , 85' Ironman , 86' Ironman . Also the Cinelli Equip and the early Prestige . ...
05-28-20, 08:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 339
Posted By markwesti

Thanks for the heads up Scott , honestly that did...

Thanks for the heads up Scott , honestly that did not occur to me . Will do .
Mark .
05-28-20, 08:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 339
Posted By markwesti

A practice piece ? Unfortunately no that would...

A practice piece ? Unfortunately no that would be nice though . I'm thinking very careful sanding with 800 . I would like to leave pants and the top of the crown . As for paint what would you...
05-28-20, 06:28 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 8,026
Posted By markwesti

I don't know why I bought it , I was doing fine...

I don't know why I bought it , I was doing fine without it . But it is cool . It is ice ....
05-28-20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 339
Posted By markwesti

Want to paint chrome

I just bought a chrome fork the other day and I might want to put some color on it and of course have some chrome accents . Krylon rattle can is my choice , there are two types I'm considering ....
05-27-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 8,804
Posted By markwesti

You didn't call the guy ?

You didn't call the guy ?
05-27-20, 08:20 PM
Replies: 9,265
Views: 894,501
Posted By markwesti

Sounds cool about the biz Tony , keep it going ....

Sounds cool about the biz Tony , keep it going . OK here is a survivor and a friendly price for what it is , as always not mine and I don't know the owner .
...
05-24-20, 06:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 711
Posted By markwesti

How is the Zunow fairing these days jetboy ?...

How is the Zunow fairing these days jetboy ? Gotta be some panto on there .
05-23-20, 08:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,463
Posted By markwesti

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49928711282_a7...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49928711282_a76144bfdb_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2j52GnG)IMG_0591 (https://flic.kr/p/2j52GnG) by mark westi (https://www.flickr.com/photos/157116216@N07/), on Flickr
05-23-20, 08:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 711
Posted By markwesti

Show some panto

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48458879642_3039b275f2_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gQ9qCS)IMG_0408 (https://flic.kr/p/2gQ9qCS) by mark westi (https://www.flickr.com/photos/157116216@N07/), on Flickr
05-23-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,463
Posted By markwesti

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49926966547_20...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49926966547_200ff2f8c8_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2j4SKJ4)IMG_0467 (https://flic.kr/p/2j4SKJ4) by mark westi (https://www.flickr.com/photos/157116216@N07/), on Flickr
05-20-20, 08:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,844
Posted By markwesti

Mine , I went to a banner making shop . They had...

Mine , I went to a banner making shop . They had some pretty impressive machines , What I did was to down load the wreathe image and hand draw the Alloro and explain it to the graphic guy , he...
05-18-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,844
Posted By markwesti

Show your custom made stickers

Here is mine , originally Bianchi had a block letter sticker with no graphics . In Italian alloro means wreath .
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/46969664495_c576537934_z.jpg...
05-18-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 10,701
Posted By markwesti

When I received this frame it had a Baylis...

When I received this frame it had a Baylis sticker on it . Unfortunately the original paint and sticker could not be saved . This job was a real learning experience for me . First I didn't know you...
05-17-20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 715
Posted By markwesti

Hey Jack , that is a very nice looking Bianchi ....

Hey Jack , that is a very nice looking Bianchi . Nice score , and welcome to BF . Although I own a Bianchi Alloro , I know pretty much zip about Bianchi . Yours , from looking at your picture , has...
05-09-20, 08:49 PM
Replies: 9,265
Views: 894,501
Posted By markwesti

Nice score @ _DOM_ , Your in the cult now . ...

Nice score @ _DOM_ , Your in the cult now .

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05-05-20, 04:59 PM
Replies: 9,265
Views: 894,501
Posted By markwesti

IMO and we are talking simi frugal clinchers my...

IMO and we are talking simi frugal clinchers my vote is a set of Conti Gatorskins ....
04-29-20, 12:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 526
Posted By markwesti

This might be a option for touch up paint , It's...

This might be a option for touch up paint , It's Krylon SCB-005 Red Pepper .
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49834844412_de51cab9d5_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2iVJB2o)IMG_0585...
04-29-20, 12:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,509
Posted By markwesti

My main "baby" is and always will be my 86'...

My main "baby" is and always will be my 86' Centurion Ironman . However my latest build is my 84' Bianchi Alloro , when I first got my skimmers on it , it was half past dead . Not only that the...
04-29-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,509
Posted By markwesti

A picture from the drive side would be nice ,...

A picture from the drive side would be nice , thanks .
04-21-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 9,265
Views: 894,501
Posted By markwesti

Prolly not the best timing . These don't come up...

Prolly not the best timing . These don't come up often with a friendly price . (Not mine , don't know the seller) ....
04-18-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 9,265
Views: 894,501
Posted By markwesti

Cheapos' can be a problem , it's the ears that...

Cheapos' can be a problem , it's the ears that measure the inside diameter . I have two sets and the ears are off by about 1/32 . You might luck out and get a set that are good , easy way to check ,...
04-13-20, 05:18 PM
Replies: 9,265
Views: 894,501
Posted By markwesti

For my 86, IM I only needed to touch up the white...

For my 86, IM I only needed to touch up the white . I used Krylon Shorts Cuts White (comes in a small bottle with a screw cap) To prep the chip I sand the edges , clean and put in some 3M single part...
04-12-20, 04:59 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,434
Posted By markwesti

Bike is a 86' Centurion Ironman . ...

Bike is a 86' Centurion Ironman .
https://live.staticflickr.com/7844/46855171571_b829ecdf5d_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2eor16H)IMG_0191 (https://flic.kr/p/2eor16H) by mark westi...
04-08-20, 08:19 PM
Replies: 9,265
Views: 894,501
Posted By markwesti

25.4 handle bar dia . on my 86' IM . But that...

25.4 handle bar dia . on my 86' IM . But that could be not good info for you . Over the yrs. I have relied on a inexpensive electronic caliper , I still buy stuff the wrong size . Dam you Jack...
04-04-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 9,265
Views: 894,501
Posted By markwesti

At first I got excited about this but then I got...

At first I got excited about this but then I got un excited . No more scratch and dents !
https://losangeles.craigslist.org/sfv/bik/d/woodland-hills-cinelli-frameset-made/7098801147.html...
04-02-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 1,260
Views: 325,440
Posted By markwesti

I would have linked this to a thread I started...

I would have linked this to a thread I started awhile back , now I can't find it . Anyhow , I bought this awhile ago and it was not rideable , fit and condition , plus everything was stuck . If you...
Replies: 20
Views: 1,345
Posted By markwesti

Although there aren't any SLM's for sale near me...

Although there aren't any SLM's for sale near me at the moment , my opine is around $150 for a rideable one . Also I think size matters in price .
03-31-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 9,265
Views: 894,501
Posted By markwesti

86' 56cm Ironman , nice shape friendly price ....

86' 56cm Ironman , nice shape friendly price . Not mine .
https://orangecounty.craigslist.org/bik/d/tustin-nice-centurion-dave-scott-56cm/7091191604.html...
03-28-20, 08:12 PM
Replies: 9,265
Views: 894,501
Posted By markwesti

To clean , you could just use soap and water with...

To clean , you could just use soap and water with a stiff brush not to abrasive go lightly . To polish , you need to know if they are anodized . To find that out get some paste polish and test a spot...
03-25-20, 08:07 PM
Replies: 585
Views: 44,769
Posted By markwesti

Ironman's daddy . ...

Ironman's daddy .
https://live.staticflickr.com/7879/32121939967_15a6ed30dc_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/QWvkDa)IMG_0192 (https://flic.kr/p/QWvkDa) by mark westi...
12-02-19, 03:28 PM
Replies: 9,265
Views: 894,501
Posted By markwesti

^^^^ it is saypat , It was particular help to me...

^^^^ it is saypat , It was particular help to me on the RT/mw Comp TA build .

https://live.staticflickr.com/4861/31284358167_317e95192f_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/PEuvKD)IMG_0151...
11-28-19, 08:49 PM
Replies: 1,523
Views: 127,915
Posted By markwesti

Sorry VintageTTfan , the Thai chick is looking a...

Sorry VintageTTfan , the Thai chick is looking a little butch , seriously she could prolly kick my ass . And that CF bike , it hurts my eyes not to mention the shot was taken at a drome . And I know...
11-28-19, 08:08 PM
Replies: 1,523
Views: 127,915
Posted By markwesti

Right , OK , a little bit more C&V but I do miss...

Right , OK , a little bit more C&V but I do miss the skin suite ..
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11-28-19, 07:46 PM
Replies: 1,523
Views: 127,915
Posted By markwesti

Back to track bikes

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11-26-19, 05:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,205
Posted By markwesti

@67SLT looks like you have a Nuovo Record 1052/1...

@67SLT looks like you have a Nuovo Record 1052/1 mid 70's-77' (later body with cable stop) You could call this 2nd. gen .

VeloBase.com - Component: Campagnolo Record 1052/1 (later body with cable...
11-26-19, 11:21 AM
Replies: 19,638
Views: 3,215,478
Posted By markwesti

I sent a bunch of emails to this guy , my first...

I sent a bunch of emails to this guy , my first look at his ad didn't really show to much . it shows much more when you cut and paste , so I never saw this crease in the seat stay till I posted it...
11-25-19, 06:47 PM
Replies: 19,638
Views: 3,215,478
Posted By markwesti

This was from offer up , I'll explain this better...

This was from offer up , I'll explain this better later . Can anyone see something bad ?

https://photos.offerup.com/OHCqttEd9wEg-9CKH0mezu7Qu_w=/600x800/2bba/2bbad55d14f6418fb2eac7986feeb8fc.jpg
11-25-19, 04:12 PM
Replies: 9,265
Views: 894,501
Posted By markwesti

I Googled texaspandj ...

I Googled texaspandj
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11-22-19, 08:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,576
Posted By markwesti

Wild seat stays . This is going to be interesting...

Wild seat stays . This is going to be interesting , internal cable routing does not fit with everything else , for me . Also extra fancy lugs , but stamped dropouts ?
11-22-19, 08:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,267
Posted By markwesti

Very cool , bark_eater ...

Very cool , bark_eater

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Here is a job you will never have to do with your...
11-18-19, 08:35 PM
Replies: 9,265
Views: 894,501
Posted By markwesti

TriBiker19 , you gotta get one . Notice the...

TriBiker19 , you gotta get one . Notice the flattened out part .

https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/kP8AAOSw8a9cMteC/s-l640.jpg...
11-18-19, 08:32 PM
Replies: 1,523
Views: 127,915
Posted By markwesti

https://i.pinimg.com/564x/cc/46/e5/cc46e5be113bd17...

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11-18-19, 08:16 PM
Replies: 1,523
Views: 127,915
Posted By markwesti

https://i.pinimg.com/564x/a6/93/dc/a693dca4bf5bfee...

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