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02-20-20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 5,854
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Posted By BFisher

DA SL-7700 ...

DA SL-7700
https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/dscn0626_b64bdf433b4cc04798518dbc251a084c5b2865e4.jpg

Going with these...
02-20-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 358
Posted By BFisher

We have a couple of scrap yards in my area. I...

We have a couple of scrap yards in my area. I once bought two bikes from a guy, one an Atala Grand Prix frame for $20. It had severe front end damage, but easily that much in parts hanging from it....
02-19-20, 01:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 358
Posted By BFisher

That frame could very well be compromised. Only...

That frame could very well be compromised. Only way to know is in person inspection. With a non-French replacement fork, your headset and stem options increase. But again, be wary of any ripples or...
02-18-20, 07:55 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 33,652
Posted By BFisher

Thank you much.

Thank you much.
02-18-20, 07:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 245
Posted By BFisher

Yes! I've had their website bookmarked for future...

Yes! I've had their website bookmarked for future possibilities:
https://www.bandlbicycles.com/product/bl-bicycles-french-bicycle-stem-quill-adapter-for-22.0-threadless-4978.htm

Have not ordered...
02-17-20, 06:35 PM
Replies: 3,163
Views: 664,294
Posted By BFisher

gugie, nice Moto! I envy your parts bin. ...

gugie, nice Moto! I envy your parts bin.



I agree. There is something about this bike - size, geometry, magic voodoo - that is as right for me as I have encountered. I am very fond of it. Here...
02-17-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 14,727
Views: 1,434,810
Posted By BFisher

Cool pic, Dude! Love it!

Cool pic, Dude! Love it!
02-17-20, 01:53 PM
Replies: 14,727
Views: 1,434,810
Posted By BFisher

Nice! And what a beautiful bike! We had very...

Nice! And what a beautiful bike!
We had very similar weather here in NE PA today, and I got in a 30 miler, first decent ride since 1/31.
02-16-20, 08:16 PM
Replies: 2,662
Views: 610,253
Posted By BFisher

No wonder why the Norman conquest succeeded. Look...

No wonder why the Norman conquest succeeded. Look at what they were riding in those days!

:roflmao2:

The frame looks spectacular! Very nice!
02-16-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 297
Posted By BFisher

I'd be very surprised and equally impressed if...

I'd be very surprised and equally impressed if anybody could reverse the ageing of gum hoods. You wouldn't be the first to want to make this happen, myself included.

By the way, I think those...
02-16-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 33,652
Posted By BFisher

I decided to undue the pink and scored some gum...

I decided to undue the pink and scored some gum hoods that worked perfectly. The new tape is Tressostar. 1979 Grand Sprint. Love this bike. Ride is fantastic. Before:...
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By BFisher

Couldn't have said it better than T-Mar. I have...

Couldn't have said it better than T-Mar. I have an almost identical bicycle, although Puch branded made by Bianchi/Piaggio. It is a nice riding bicycle, very nice frame. You have to consider the cost...
02-15-20, 05:38 PM
Replies: 54,285
Views: 7,623,598
Posted By BFisher

Mink Raleigh Professional "22 inch" ...

Mink Raleigh Professional "22 inch"
https://poconos.craigslist.org/bik/d/wind-gap-raleigh-professional-vintage/7074240074.html

Seller says can arrange shipment.
02-15-20, 05:29 PM
Replies: 1,307
Views: 81,732
Posted By BFisher

I loved participating in this crappy game. I saw...

I loved participating in this crappy game. I saw most of my offerings taken for potential use, put a BoC GB stem right on one of my own bikes, and an FD-6503 from the box is guiding a current parts...
02-15-20, 04:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By BFisher

What SurferRosa said. I use Shimano wheels just...

What SurferRosa said. I use Shimano wheels just like those on my own Nuovo Record. No complaints.

Soma also sells a set, but they are like $35. Don't know if they can still be had, but the colored...
02-15-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,253
Posted By BFisher

Agreed. Overthinking will sap the fun out...

Agreed.

Overthinking will sap the fun out of anything.
02-15-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 3,163
Views: 664,294
Posted By BFisher

French bike with poodle. ...

French bike with poodle.
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02-15-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,805
Posted By BFisher

Very interesting. It makes me wonder how...

Very interesting. It makes me wonder how competing makers were similar/different in design back then.

That shot in front of the white barn doors is fantastic.
02-13-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,426
Posted By BFisher

Not that gugie, or anyone else, needs me to do...

Not that gugie, or anyone else, needs me to do this, but your post is out of line and ignorant.

"Geometry: the branch of mathematics that deals with the deduction of the properties, measurement,...
02-10-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,253
Posted By BFisher

Gas powered greatness. Who needs an E-bike?

Gas powered greatness. Who needs an E-bike?
02-09-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 928
Posted By BFisher

:lol: No church, and no big deal either way. ...

:lol: No church, and no big deal either way.

I'm sure your brakes work great. I know mine do, too.
02-09-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 27,727
Posted By BFisher

I really like the way those Raleighs look. The...

I really like the way those Raleighs look. The white and the chrome with the "Racing USA" and red & blue touches here and there. Very nice.
02-09-20, 03:41 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,253
Posted By BFisher

I'm having memories of Cosmo Kramer on cafe...

I'm having memories of Cosmo Kramer on cafe lattes. :lol:
02-09-20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,253
Posted By BFisher

See, it's this kind of information that keeps me...

See, it's this kind of information that keeps me coming back here!



I just wanna be period correct, whatever that may be.


As for freewheel sounds, I don't really think too much on it. I...
02-09-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,253
Posted By BFisher

14-17, 14-18, Heroic air... I just wanna...

14-17, 14-18, Heroic air...

I just wanna know what amphetamine dose is considered heroic. WWJAD? I wouldn't want to wuss out on that.
02-09-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 881
Posted By BFisher

Just took a check and it looks like there'd be 3...

Just took a check and it looks like there'd be 3 or 4 millimeters of clearance at the chainstays with a 28mm tire. Of course, tire widths often vary from stated size, and rim width plays a role too....
02-09-20, 07:48 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,905
Posted By BFisher

Nothing wrong with mixing it up with what you've...

Nothing wrong with mixing it up with what you've got, and it all looks like good stuff there.

Nice lookin' ride!
02-09-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 928
Posted By BFisher

Haven't experienced anything that indicates...

Haven't experienced anything that indicates deterioration due to grinding the ends, or cutting with a Dremel. It doesn't concern me, and if it was good enough for Sheldon, it's good enough for me.
...
02-08-20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 2,777
Views: 226,887
Posted By BFisher

Ha, ha! The joys of spousal...

Ha, ha! The joys of spousal communication/interpretation. Neat frameset - make sure she likes the color!

I wrapped some bars yesterday. Just waiting on hoods....
02-08-20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,380
Posted By BFisher

I bought an air compressor about 13 years ago. ...

I bought an air compressor about 13 years ago.

SO glad I did.
02-08-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 928
Posted By BFisher

I like to use a Dremel or similar rotary tool...

I like to use a Dremel or similar rotary tool with a cut-off wheel. Makes a nice straight cut.

Alternatively, I use these: https://www.channellock.com/product/436/

I always grind the cut ends...
02-08-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,364
Posted By BFisher

Glad to hear you're starting to get it sorted...

Glad to hear you're starting to get it sorted out.
I really don't know much about why or when Schwinn chose the dimensions they did for their product line. It can certainly make things challenging...
02-07-20, 06:04 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,805
Posted By BFisher

Interesting. Considering the one piece crank and...

Interesting. Considering the one piece crank and the coaster brake, that seems rather light. I'd love to test ride something like that.
02-06-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,805
Posted By BFisher

Have you weighed it?

Have you weighed it?
02-06-20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,805
Posted By BFisher

I've been following along, and I can't believe...

I've been following along, and I can't believe the condition of this thing. Amazing! You must be thrilled.

How's it ride?
02-06-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 668
Posted By BFisher

Don't know if this would help, and you may have...

Don't know if this would help, and you may have tried this already, but it looks like that derailleur could come down a few millimeters.
Neat project.
02-06-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,400
Posted By BFisher

https://monsieurvelo.es/wp-content/uploads/2017/08...

https://monsieurvelo.es/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/image3-32.jpg
https://www.picclickimg.com/00/s/MTUyOFgxNjAw/z/lYwAAOSwZKBZFOrw/$/COLLECTORS-ITEM-VINTAGE-EROICA-RACE-BIKE-CARNIELLI-for-_57.jpg...
02-06-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,400
Posted By BFisher

http://velobase.com/CompImages/Crankset/F2802433-5...

http://velobase.com/CompImages/Crankset/F2802433-5D33-4039-BB22-E13130E985D9.jpeg
Stronglight 38 Crankset (photo courtesy of Velobase)
Don't have time to pick through seven right now, so had to...
02-04-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 2,777
Views: 226,887
Posted By BFisher

How's about a tubing stamp? Thought it was pretty...

How's about a tubing stamp? Thought it was pretty cool that these are visible from under the paint, at pretty much the same location on the top and down tubes.

Vitus 888 Tubing...
02-03-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 5,854
Views: 495,530
Posted By BFisher

Ha! You need one of these: ...

Ha! You need one of these:
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02-03-20, 06:43 PM
Replies: 2,777
Views: 226,887
Posted By BFisher

Quick snap of some cleaning up I did today on...

Quick snap of some cleaning up I did today on this seatpost, including infill on the flutes. ...
02-02-20, 03:41 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,905
Posted By BFisher

That's great news. Nice save! :thumb:

That's great news. Nice save! :thumb:
02-01-20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 586
Posted By BFisher

Hey, good news! Glad you're back in the saddle. ...

Hey, good news! Glad you're back in the saddle.

Good news for the day? Non bike related - I ran into one of my college professors today. She gave me a very nice compliment. Made my day.

Bike...
02-01-20, 07:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,364
Posted By BFisher

I'd bet that's 30.0 or 30.2 millimeters, JIS and...

I'd bet that's 30.0 or 30.2 millimeters, JIS and ISO standards for 1" headsets. Check everything against this chart:
https://www.sheldonbrown.com/cribsheet-headsets.html
You may just be able to...
01-31-20, 09:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,364
Posted By BFisher

Here is mine: ...

Here is mine:
https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/imag0227_160bf6ef990ff4416596e724e26f938f3616f329.jpg...
01-31-20, 05:17 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,930
Posted By BFisher

That's cool. Thanks for the follow-up.

That's cool.

Thanks for the follow-up.
01-29-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,188
Posted By BFisher

In around 2002-2003, I bought my first ever road...

In around 2002-2003, I bought my first ever road bike. It was a 2001 Fuji Ace. I didn't ride it much as I got caught up in work, family growth, hunting for a while, and so on. In around 2013 I saw a...
01-29-20, 07:03 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,293
Posted By BFisher

This is what I like to use them for. I like them...

This is what I like to use them for. I like them when it's not really cold enough for wool or something like that, but still too chilly to go uncovered.
Usually it's this one from Walz: USA Cap...
01-28-20, 03:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 500
Posted By BFisher

Might be. Don't know if Universal sidepulls...

Might be. Don't know if Universal sidepulls differed, but I had the same experience as SJX426 when I tried to straighten a Uni. centerpull once. Part was cast, and so snapped right off.
01-28-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 500
Posted By BFisher

^^^^ Exactly this. Easy peasy. No vice grips...

^^^^ Exactly this. Easy peasy. No vice grips needed.
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