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10-14-19, 04:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 999
Posted By unworthy1

Oh well it was my size but I was too late to the...

Oh well it was my size but I was too late to the party...and all for the best since I really don't need another project!
10-13-19, 01:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 999
Posted By unworthy1

Cannot find it when I search eBay (using all the...

Cannot find it when I search eBay (using all the keywords I can think of), even with mis-spellings
10-12-19, 10:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 999
Posted By unworthy1

I could definitely find love for that frame! If...

I could definitely find love for that frame! If you don't buy it, let me know how/where so I can! :)
10-12-19, 10:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 387
Posted By unworthy1

Good deal, so if you're in luck this MIGHT be a...

Good deal, so if you're in luck this MIGHT be a "ted Williams" model and have some 531 tubing, but even if it's gaspipe it has loads of style and looks to be in very good shape for a 1964 relic!
10-11-19, 06:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 387
Posted By unworthy1

POSSibly a Puch (Bergmeister) or something else...

POSSibly a Puch (Bergmeister) or something else Austrian? I think maybe a step UP from Bergmeister if it is a Puch/Steyr/A-D product due to chrome and a nicer fork bend...but has some distinctly...
10-10-19, 10:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,918
Posted By unworthy1

then you should do yourself a favor and use the...

then you should do yourself a favor and use the search tool for some more info. That post I posted in 2005 has "mostly" correct info but not 100% and there will be several other threads on...
10-08-19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 1,659
Views: 140,030
Posted By unworthy1

It almost certainly does not matter as long as it...

It almost certainly does not matter as long as it fits the hole. Threading is not critical to function in this part and I doubt most Gitane owners are so picky about how authentic is the part....but...
10-02-19, 11:03 PM
Replies: 1,659
Views: 140,030
Posted By unworthy1

Yeah, except: he wants one for a Gitane...

Yeah, except: he wants one for a Gitane so...METRIC. I had just the bit stashed away and every so often I bump into it but no telling how long before I can actually find that again! If somebody else...
10-02-19, 05:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 843
Posted By unworthy1

beat me to it! I was fiddling for the name and a...

beat me to it! I was fiddling for the name and a full day passed before I remembered it. These frames had some "St Louis connection" didn't they? Read up and fixed that! ;)
09-26-19, 03:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 155
Posted By unworthy1

I wonder if this could be "Celo Europa" slightly...

I wonder if this could be "Celo Europa" slightly scrambled?
09-21-19, 11:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 929
Posted By unworthy1

Whoa, T-Mar nails it! And never seen either that...

Whoa, T-Mar nails it! And never seen either that stem or the Belt "Simplex copy" seat post before.
09-21-19, 11:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 290
Posted By unworthy1

actually the "portacatena holes" in the DO are...

actually the "portacatena holes" in the DO are better clues, cause I think that (vintage) Columbus decal is a red herring. The Portacatena was first announced in (around) '78 and didn't last much...
09-19-19, 09:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 925
Posted By unworthy1

I have found that Continental tires all tend to...

I have found that Continental tires all tend to run tight (on all sorts of hooked rims) so you might try a wire-bead Conti
Continental Ultra Sport II 27 Inch (Wire Bead) is one inexpensive choice,...
09-18-19, 11:21 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,523
Posted By unworthy1

I see what you did there! ;)

I see what you did there! ;)
09-14-19, 03:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,045
Posted By unworthy1

That oddball seat lug is similar to one used on...

That oddball seat lug is similar to one used on an OS (oversized) Columbus tubeset, but no reason to doubt the Aelle sticker (and never seen those "star" graphics on any Zeus before). Long Shen makes...
09-14-19, 02:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 579
Posted By unworthy1

for some reason (I have a theory) there's nearly...

for some reason (I have a theory) there's nearly always some "rust bloom" that grows underneath the clear. Often it's the infamous "spiderweb" variety but upshot is if you live in any climate other...
09-11-19, 05:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By unworthy1

pantograph (just to be a spelling nazi about it)...

pantograph (just to be a spelling nazi about it) from the tool used to do the engraving (and size art down or up) from a master pattern that one arm traces to the "copy" arm that can hold a simple...
09-10-19, 05:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 862
Posted By unworthy1

this is a weak clue, but the fact is has a Hatta...

this is a weak clue, but the fact is has a Hatta Swan headset almost always has pointed to a Benelux product (if it's OEM), though the HS may just have been replaced in a Benelux country! Much...
09-10-19, 05:11 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,286
Posted By unworthy1

I also think Gitane is a likely guess, Chas would...

I also think Gitane is a likely guess, Chas would know for sure (but since Juvela has also chimed in I bet this is what rustystrings nailed it as)...great find!
09-08-19, 12:41 PM
Replies: 1,659
Views: 140,030
Posted By unworthy1

For a co-worker's bike: I have a Shimano SL-BS50...

For a co-worker's bike: I have a Shimano SL-BS50 for the LH (front, triple) but

need a RH 7SP barcon unit (Ultegra or lower level is OK).

If she'd get comfortable with fiction shifting this...
09-08-19, 09:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 387
Posted By unworthy1

Sure they did, as did Motobecane and the...

Sure they did, as did Motobecane and the occasional Gitane and Raleigh (and probably more). We just don't have the handy term "tre-tubi" for these bikes made from 3-main-tubes-Reynolds-531 (or for...
09-07-19, 10:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 387
Posted By unworthy1

It's something of a "time capsule" with many OEM...

It's something of a "time capsule" with many OEM components even if some are now rotting. This is a three-main-tubes frame but rather than the Columbus SL we think of as "tre-tubi" this is main tubes...
09-06-19, 10:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 243
Posted By unworthy1

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1400x2000/mavic_catalog_p8_2014agoldsworthy_57c2b416c822c8291812b9686eccbb7c0e89a936.jpg...
09-06-19, 05:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 243
Posted By unworthy1

I have a catalog scan from approx. that year...

I have a catalog scan from approx. that year (give or take one or 2). I tried to get it posted to Velobase but couldn't get them to upload, even tho I am a paid member (or WAS).
Shoot me your email...
09-02-19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 795
Posted By unworthy1

Thanks for tracking down the original brand(s)...

Thanks for tracking down the original brand(s) JaccoW and to Cudak888, Bianchigirll and all of you for your help! I am going to order a set of "penta" keys from China (before the next tariffs take...
08-31-19, 11:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 795
Posted By unworthy1

I do have a 'security bit set' bought it online...

I do have a 'security bit set' bought it online so not sure how it compares to the Harbor set but mine definitely does not have anything this big in "pentalobe". A quick measure across points (not...
08-31-19, 11:32 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 25,804
Posted By unworthy1

I've seen it before, but can't recall...if you...

I've seen it before, but can't recall...if you scroll up the post #146 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=146) you see a "strap" cable guide that Pinarello used a lot...
08-31-19, 07:58 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 25,804
Posted By unworthy1

Was going to guess "Lotus", but...no, not...

Was going to guess "Lotus", but...no, not correct...it's a Somec, right?
08-31-19, 07:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 795
Posted By unworthy1

What the....? This ain't "normal".

I was making a few last touches to a Univega Via Montegna from the '90s for a co-worker to commute on.
Nice bike for this use (I'm impressed with it), but in this Urban Jungle I said: "Let's ditch...
08-29-19, 07:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 495
Posted By unworthy1

You don't mention what day is the one day you...

You don't mention what day is the one day you need it. I have one bike that size but needs some more work before it's ready for the streets, and not a lot of free time if your lay-over day is coming...
08-28-19, 06:34 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,875
Posted By unworthy1

a totally worthwhile project and I am subscribing...

a totally worthwhile project and I am subscribing for the updates...BTW did you confirm if there actually WAS any crack-damage to the BB shell where suspected?
08-28-19, 09:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,112
Posted By unworthy1

It's SUPPOSED to be spring-on-inside because...

It's SUPPOSED to be spring-on-inside because that's expected to be where you will typically have more exposed threaded length and the purpose is to act as a big "spring/lock washer" to prevent...
08-25-19, 06:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 324
Posted By unworthy1

It's not so much an issue of the quill being...

It's not so much an issue of the quill being extended up beyond the limit line (tho that's to be avoided with ANY brand quill stem), but here's one thread on the topic and note there was an attempt...
08-25-19, 11:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 324
Posted By unworthy1

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20190824_183013_60255d1196ce8e8adfbea0e559da1dae509a8aae.jpg
No idea who may have built such frames for Gardin BITD, but it does look...
08-25-19, 11:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 931
Posted By unworthy1

I can tell you the maker of these rims is located...

I can tell you the maker of these rims is located North of Milan, West of Monza...they seem to be a little-known brand but came on generally higher-than-mid-quality bikes, but not on very many! If...
08-25-19, 10:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 524
Posted By unworthy1

There was definitely some well-known contractor...

There was definitely some well-known contractor building for Battaglin, but they are not exactly a known-known...If you know what I mean! Could well be Billato for at least some of the long run,...
08-25-19, 10:36 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,795
Posted By unworthy1

+42 and tho this is gutting I sure hope you rise...

+42 and tho this is gutting I sure hope you rise "phoenix-like" to soar again (and I don't mean necessarily in Arizona).
08-24-19, 12:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,102
Posted By unworthy1

Back to the OP's bike: it doesn't tic the boxes...

Back to the OP's bike: it doesn't tic the boxes for any typical Cinelli I know of (neither a model "A" Super Corsa, or the model "B" with flat fork crown but both had the "fastback" seat cluster, nor...
08-21-19, 06:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,424
Posted By unworthy1

My JP frame built with Ishiwata 024 also takes a...

My JP frame built with Ishiwata 024 also takes a 27.0 post...but you guys realize this is a (zombie) thread started in 2007 and last updated 2014 (until today, that is)?
08-19-19, 08:44 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,875
Posted By unworthy1

I agree with this approach, and if you document...

I agree with this approach, and if you document the testing (phone videos) and you got positive results (of course) you might dispel the fears/doubts of SOME future buyer who doesn't appreciate...
08-17-19, 10:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 829
Posted By unworthy1

It's getting INteresting! That's proabably...

It's getting INteresting! That's proabably Columbus rifling which does not by itself indicate SLX (or later TSX) but could be SL/SP or later,,,and with Campy dropouts and the Columbus-branded...
08-17-19, 12:54 PM
Replies: 1,659
Views: 140,030
Posted By unworthy1

[QUOTE=Mad Honk;21078989]Kurt/cudak 888, I buy...

[QUOTE=Mad Honk;21078989]Kurt/cudak 888,
I buy a diamond infused rubber bit that fits in a Dremel tool, that polishes out most imperfections in the races. /QUOTE]

Look/search for "Cratex" or...
08-17-19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 829
Posted By unworthy1

I'm voting for a 'home-built' or student project...

I'm voting for a 'home-built' or student project since it's a mix of what appear to be Italian-sourced bits (the brake-bridge, BB shell, spool-shaped chainstay bridge, etc.) but with the...
08-13-19, 11:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 500
Posted By unworthy1

since you say these are from the '80s I might...

since you say these are from the '80s I might guess NOT varnish-set (generally quite earlier) or water-slide (next gen) but could be some variety of "rub-down" transfer, AKA chroma-tec (a trademark I...
08-11-19, 01:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 702
Posted By unworthy1

"F." is abbreviation for the Italian word...

"F." is abbreviation for the Italian word "filetto"="threads", and often caused confusion
08-10-19, 10:32 AM
Replies: 1,659
Views: 140,030
Posted By unworthy1

Same here, looked but only found the bigger size...

Same here, looked but only found the bigger size internally threaded approx. 22mm ID
08-10-19, 10:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 435
Posted By unworthy1

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/550x412/65f46279_4d29_47d9_b125_992276f26b57_b8b712da65612229daf759101e10e42037841649.jpeg
The "C" on the red cap nut on rear axle is not for...
08-05-19, 10:51 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,894
Posted By unworthy1

Wow, it has been re-born! I'll tell my friend...

Wow, it has been re-born! I'll tell my friend (his name is Michael) that his old daily driver beater has gotten a new lease on life and is being ridden...he'll be chuffed and stoked.
08-03-19, 10:30 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,872
Posted By unworthy1

Never seen a Celo that wasn't a pretty-near clone...

Never seen a Celo that wasn't a pretty-near clone of a Colnago, but here's one with different headlugs than you'd usually find on a 'nago, plus a fork that has an atypical crown and (appears to be) a...
08-03-19, 10:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,041
Posted By unworthy1

No, the combo of all Nervex Pro lugset with Huret...

No, the combo of all Nervex Pro lugset with Huret forged dropouts points very much to France but not to any Motobecane I'm aware of. I agree the fork is a replacement (Campy fork ends with Huret DOs)...
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