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08-13-20, 10:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 75
Posted By Drillium Dude

I recently removed a few parts from a bike that...

I recently removed a few parts from a bike that might be up your alley. Suntour Cyclone rear derailleur:
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08-13-20, 08:36 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,259
Posted By Drillium Dude

I use hardly any new components, so can't say...

I use hardly any new components, so can't say much except when it comes to modern rims. Modern rims with machined sidewalls allow me to use vintage brakes with original brake pad material and still...
08-13-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 15,859
Views: 1,637,701
Posted By Drillium Dude

Nice day for a jaunt around Lake Sammamish on the...

Nice day for a jaunt around Lake Sammamish on the Bianchi. I took these two pics on the SRT on the final bit of the return leg.
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08-12-20, 12:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 147
Posted By Drillium Dude

Fork is not original. Seller's price is...

Fork is not original. Seller's price is outrageous. Looks like it has a stuck fixed cup in the BB, too. Keep looking :)

DD
08-09-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 822
Posted By Drillium Dude

They look super cool attached to one of these: ...

They look super cool attached to one of these:

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/891x1024/26196215878_a6fdf91fe9_b_ee80d704fbbf7b763a81cd8622914516db301772.jpg

The...
08-08-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 6,480
Views: 576,191
Posted By Drillium Dude

My '81 Bianchi uses that exact brake bridge -...

My '81 Bianchi uses that exact brake bridge - complete with the separate chromed recessed brake nut. I sure wouldn't mind a spare (nut, that is)!

Is there any way you might let one of those go?
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08-08-20, 12:58 AM
Replies: 15,859
Views: 1,637,701
Posted By Drillium Dude

I rode my red bike in the PNW today, too. Just a...

I rode my red bike in the PNW today, too. Just a fast 25 miles on my normal out n' back route. Forgot my camera, but that's what Flickr is for:
...
08-08-20, 12:53 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,175
Posted By Drillium Dude

That should be relatively easy since almost all...

That should be relatively easy since almost all the kids have flown the coop. Aren't there at least 5 or 6 bikes that aren't even "yours"?

DD
08-08-20, 12:50 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,021
Posted By Drillium Dude

True, but you put it out of your mind a couple...

True, but you put it out of your mind a couple seconds later :D

DD
08-08-20, 12:47 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,021
Posted By Drillium Dude

You must mean that gaspleen or whatever it is; I...

You must mean that gaspleen or whatever it is; I remember the last time I fell for a "will change everything" claim was in the run-up to the introduction of the Segway scooter. Never again will I...
08-07-20, 10:40 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,272
Posted By Drillium Dude

And the paint still looks like it was laid down...

And the paint still looks like it was laid down yesterday! What a sexxxxxxy bike :)

DD
08-07-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,175
Posted By Drillium Dude

I was confused, too. Still am :) Scott, that...

I was confused, too. Still am :)

Scott, that line is for minimum insertion - not maximum. You can lower that post another 1.5 inches if you need to as that round section extends up at least that...
08-07-20, 08:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,021
Posted By Drillium Dude

I ride with a Nada - light as hell and best...

I ride with a Nada - light as hell and best ventilation ever :D

DD
08-05-20, 02:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By Drillium Dude

Looks like a Nitto stem to me. Brake pads appear...

Looks like a Nitto stem to me. Brake pads appear to be Shimano. I see Campy, too. Seems the seller was spot-on :)

Probably 83/84 Nuovo Mexico. Later version, because it appears yours has the fork...
Replies: 28
Views: 911
Posted By Drillium Dude

I think $1200 is reaching, but mainly because of...

I think $1200 is reaching, but mainly because of the condition of some of the components or their hardware. Cleaned up? Could fetch a grand - but it is on the small size, so...you never know.

OP:...
08-04-20, 08:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,272
Posted By Drillium Dude

Charles is still at the helm at Wright Bros. in...

Charles is still at the helm at Wright Bros. in Fremont and doing very well even in these strange days. Davidson operated out of Elliot Bay Bicycles in downtown Seattle (Western Ave and Lenora St.)....
08-04-20, 08:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 441
Posted By Drillium Dude

My go-to tires are Vittoria Open Corsa SC and CX...

My go-to tires are Vittoria Open Corsa SC and CX "open tubulars"; pressure range on the sidewall is 115-145psi. I run them on 1990s Mavic Open Pros at 125psi and the ride is sublime :)

DD
08-04-20, 03:13 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,170
Posted By Drillium Dude

Good enough for somebody's Cino 2014 rig: ...

Good enough for somebody's Cino 2014 rig:

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DD
08-02-20, 12:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 709
Posted By Drillium Dude

It sure does! It sure is! I've been there...

It sure does!

It sure is! I've been there since 2008, and just yesterday I again re-upped my Pro 1 account for two more years.

Link to my flickr is in my sig :)

DD
08-02-20, 12:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 874
Posted By Drillium Dude

Sounds like you gave them quite the miles/workout...

Sounds like you gave them quite the miles/workout in less than 2 years! I was surprised to read further and hear about the SL axle breaking - was it on the outboard end? I seem to recall that's where...
08-01-20, 04:26 PM
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Views: 1,637,701
Posted By Drillium Dude

"Early Morning Riding"? DD

"Early Morning Riding"?

DD
08-01-20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 874
Posted By Drillium Dude

Pretty sure the cages on SL/SR pedals are Dural....

Pretty sure the cages on SL/SR pedals are Dural. I've drilled into a few pairs and that stuff is tough! First, the anodizing - much thicker than any other on similar pedals (black anodizing from both...
07-29-20, 09:14 PM
Replies: 3,443
Views: 301,492
Posted By Drillium Dude

Out with the old, in with the new; swapping the...

Out with the old, in with the new; swapping the SunTour/Sugino mix back to Campy on the Casati:
...
07-28-20, 01:48 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 7,432
Posted By Drillium Dude

That's one way to get to ten :rolleyes: DD

That's one way to get to ten :rolleyes:

DD
07-27-20, 10:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 177
Posted By Drillium Dude

144. Sugino is a good alternative to Campy for...

144. Sugino is a good alternative to Campy for rings, and they are usually less expensive at the only place to reliably find old school rings: Ebay. A great chain to pair with them is a Sedisport;...
07-27-20, 10:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 767
Posted By Drillium Dude

That's a nice, clean job of it :thumb: DD

That's a nice, clean job of it :thumb:

DD
07-27-20, 08:55 PM
Replies: 15,859
Views: 1,637,701
Posted By Drillium Dude

And facts. There are facts, too. I just ride...

And facts. There are facts, too.

I just ride what works for me. If it works, it stays. If not, it don't; that's the extent of my agenda regarding pretty much anything :)

DD
07-25-20, 09:36 PM
Replies: 15,859
Views: 1,637,701
Posted By Drillium Dude

I knew I recognized that location, so today...

I knew I recognized that location, so today (sunnier than yesterday) I took a photo of the Casati at the same place. If you look closely at my front wheel SurferRosa you'll see just how much of an...
07-24-20, 02:24 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 7,432
Posted By Drillium Dude

There's a background? DD

There's a background?

DD
07-14-20, 03:27 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 8,619
Posted By Drillium Dude

NL = Netherlands/Holland. DD

NL = Netherlands/Holland.

DD
07-12-20, 09:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 728
Posted By Drillium Dude

I was only a mile from a service station with...

I was only a mile from a service station with this particular flat, so the lack of a pump wasn't an issue - but the lack of spare tube, tire levers and patch kit meant I ended up walking nearly 12...
07-11-20, 10:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,054
Posted By Drillium Dude

A niche bike if I ever saw one :D DD

A niche bike if I ever saw one :D

DD
07-10-20, 06:35 PM
Replies: 828
Views: 82,599
Posted By Drillium Dude

You want tractors? There's even a pink one :) ...

You want tractors? There's even a pink one :)

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DD
07-08-20, 12:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,591
Posted By Drillium Dude

It appears to be 1969 Matra MS630. "They're...

It appears to be 1969 Matra MS630.

"They're coming to get you, Barbara!"

DD
07-07-20, 11:39 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 24,402
Posted By Drillium Dude

Maybe that's the silver lining to CV19 shutting...

Maybe that's the silver lining to CV19 shutting down EC 2020: the organizers have an extra year of planning to ensure 2021 is the best ever.

DD
07-07-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 3,443
Views: 301,492
Posted By Drillium Dude

You gents should have gotten together and done...

You gents should have gotten together and done some swapping!

DD
07-07-20, 12:24 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,661
Posted By Drillium Dude

I'm just quoting this for posterity as it's the...

I'm just quoting this for posterity as it's the longest sentence I've ever come across in my years on C&V :)

dd
07-06-20, 02:47 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,843
Posted By Drillium Dude

The only good labels are the ones with which we...

The only good labels are the ones with which we label ourselves.

DD
07-05-20, 09:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 546
Posted By Drillium Dude

Looking at the photo in ad again, I noted...

Looking at the photo in ad again, I noted something else: the top tube is not level, even though both tires appear fully inflated. That tells me the frame was not designed for the straight-blade fork...
07-05-20, 08:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 546
Posted By Drillium Dude

Sorry to say that the only thing Colnago about...

Sorry to say that the only thing Colnago about that frame is the transfer set. Not a single signature detail. I hope you can get a refund on this...

DD
07-05-20, 08:30 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,628
Posted By Drillium Dude

Another vote for Italian: ...

Another vote for Italian:

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Don't forget the pantographing :)...
07-05-20, 08:19 PM
Replies: 15,859
Views: 1,637,701
Posted By Drillium Dude

Bianchi on the beach - bellissima :) ...

Bianchi on the beach - bellissima :)

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/887x1024/50081674522_f8be553e1d_b_c8a51fc63de36a87cc9a74976fe952c4d03033e4.jpg

DD
07-01-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 549
Posted By Drillium Dude

Nothing to add but a question: have you tried to...

Nothing to add but a question: have you tried to insert a binder bolt into the ears yet? I wonder if the PC has affected the installation of a properly-sized bolt as well.

DD
06-22-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 481
Posted By Drillium Dude

I appreciate the relevant feedback and feel I...

I appreciate the relevant feedback and feel I have enough answers to satisfy my curiosity.
Cheers :beer:

DD
06-22-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 481
Posted By Drillium Dude

Interesting. If selling, I'd do the same. I'll...

Interesting. If selling, I'd do the same. I'll add that I'd expect both the shop and a private party to also give me all the information so that I can make an informed choice.

DD
06-22-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 481
Posted By Drillium Dude

Another vote for full disclosure - cool :) DD

Another vote for full disclosure - cool :)

DD
06-22-20, 12:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 481
Posted By Drillium Dude

Come now, that's not the same. Let's stick to...

Come now, that's not the same. Let's stick to tires as that's what we're discussing :)

DD
06-22-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 481
Posted By Drillium Dude

There's our winner :) DD

There's our winner :)

DD
06-22-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 481
Posted By Drillium Dude

Used Tires

Do you consider a tire used if it's been mounted on a rim (thus marking the sidewalls/beads in the process) but not actually ridden on? Asking for a friend :)

DD
06-20-20, 10:00 PM
Replies: 2,199
Views: 209,089
Posted By Drillium Dude

I have been sorta cornering the market on these...

I have been sorta cornering the market on these tires when they show up on Ebay, but Sacha seems to want in on the action, too:
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