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Posted By SJX426

The pro pictured above look good. I don't care...

The pro pictured above look good. I don't care for the terminations of the chain stays at the seat cluster. The chrome is great!
11-19-19, 06:51 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,263
Posted By SJX426

It appears to me that the lower portion of the DO...

It appears to me that the lower portion of the DO performs two functions. First is the location and mounting of the RD. Second is a surface for clamping. The upper part of the DO supports the weight...
11-19-19, 06:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 620
Posted By SJX426

OOOOk you guys! I looked up the Superbe time...

OOOOk you guys! I looked up the Superbe time lines in Velobase (http://www.velobase.com/ViewComponent.aspx?ID=F5FAF231-C193-46A4-8E5B-E498BD83784E&Enum=108&AbsPos=675).

Superbe 1977-1983...
11-18-19, 09:10 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,210
Posted By SJX426

I was in India in the late 60's. I was in HS...

I was in India in the late 60's. I was in HS during that time. We went down to visit the Taj Mahal from New Delhi. Our car was a 1966 Plymouth Satellite with a 360. Tires were purchased through the...
11-17-19, 05:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 620
Posted By SJX426

Bianchigirll - small correction, the Superbe Pro...

Bianchigirll - small correction, the Superbe Pro was the highest level. Often people mis identify Superbe and the Pro versions of the same parts. The Superbe Pro brake levers for example and often...
11-15-19, 06:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 447
Posted By SJX426

rosefarts - Aside from the suggestions above, you...

rosefarts - Aside from the suggestions above, you may want to move the levers further up the bar. The convention for many BITD was to place a straight edge along the flat underside of the drop and...
11-15-19, 05:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 183
Posted By SJX426

Looks like you are seeking a Athena version.

Looks like you are seeking a Athena version.
11-13-19, 02:06 PM
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Views: 7,722
Posted By SJX426

Yeah shoota, whats the update?

Yeah shoota, whats the update?
11-13-19, 01:17 PM
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Views: 7,271
Posted By SJX426

I was looking at the prices for Campagnolo...

I was looking at the prices for Campagnolo Monoplaner brakes on ebay. Many were not Monoplaner even though the brake mounting part of the caliper looked close. No place to make comments on any of the...
11-11-19, 06:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 416
Posted By SJX426

verktyg...

verktyg (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/verktyg-61614.html) That is a hefty brake caliper! is the brake bridge strong enough to support it? Bontrager version of a Monoplaner?
11-10-19, 07:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,059
Posted By SJX426

You don't sleep with your bike?

You don't sleep with your bike?
11-09-19, 11:27 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,397
Posted By SJX426

When I lived in the Portland area, I never rode...

When I lived in the Portland area, I never rode Skyline on a bicycle. It was plenty dangerous on a motorcycle!. Timing is everything in terms of a clear road. Going up Germantown to get there and...
11-09-19, 09:13 AM
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Views: 13,235
Posted By SJX426

Natural steel grey ...

Natural steel grey
https://live.staticflickr.com/8892/17165972248_6a2a637b3a_3k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/s9U6uL)
Pinarello Veneto (https://flic.kr/p/s9U6uL), on Flickr...
11-08-19, 06:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,302
Posted By SJX426

https://live.staticflickr.com/7327/14148054171_7dc...

https://live.staticflickr.com/7327/14148054171_7dce4b1646_4k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nydtAt)
1983 Colnago Superissimo (https://flic.kr/p/nydtAt), on Flickr...
11-06-19, 01:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 413
Posted By SJX426

I too like the looks of them. In my case the...

I too like the looks of them. In my case the curve of the pad mount arm nearly lines up with the fork crown. the have substance without being overbearing like the Deltas....
11-06-19, 01:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 547
Posted By SJX426

@illenvillain...

@illenvillain (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/illenvillain-135771.html) Maybe you should post in the appraisal forum. I can tell you that I paid less than $500 for the Montello pictured above in...
11-06-19, 10:56 AM
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Views: 180
Posted By SJX426

Wish I could join you. Always wanted to do that...

Wish I could join you. Always wanted to do that on a bike.
11-06-19, 10:55 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,874
Posted By SJX426

The 8V rear DA 740x hub is near quiet as is the...

The 8V rear DA 740x hub is near quiet as is the IRD when used. I like quiet too.
11-06-19, 10:48 AM
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Views: 3,139
Posted By SJX426

https://live.staticflickr.com/1781/29450109258_735...

https://live.staticflickr.com/1781/29450109258_735a2d7138_5k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/LSpvss)
P1010340 (https://flic.kr/p/LSpvss), on Flickr...
11-06-19, 10:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 547
Posted By SJX426

Yes there are and I have one, Veneto (?). It...

Yes there are and I have one, Veneto (?). It differs in what is Panto'd. If it were not for the original paint and the panto on the FD mount and BB, I would not know what it is. Here it is stripped...
11-06-19, 10:31 AM
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Views: 718
Posted By SJX426

Well I require calibration every year or so....

Well I require calibration every year or so. Thanks!
11-06-19, 07:04 AM
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Views: 1,148
Posted By SJX426

I am always looking for a good deal so often the...

I am always looking for a good deal so often the bike I buy is a franken bike to begin with. How I build it is an exercise in exploration.

I know the Trek 760 came with Superbe parts. I am going...
11-06-19, 06:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 543
Posted By SJX426

I expect Trek to be the most popular response. I...

I expect Trek to be the most popular response. I am not an exception. Maybe I should start a collection of Italian bike that start with letters from the alphabet!

Purchased with rattle can paint...
11-06-19, 06:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 547
Posted By SJX426

Both but in a pinch Pinarello every time for a...

Both but in a pinch Pinarello every time for a road bike.
Pinarello's ride like Italian's they are. I would love to own a bike that looks nearly new but what is more important is riding it. My Pin...
11-05-19, 11:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 718
Posted By SJX426

Drive train is not from 85 more like early 90's....

Drive train is not from 85 more like early 90's. Great looking bike, drool.
11-04-19, 10:23 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,519
Posted By SJX426

Not sure how you would discern between a Le...

Not sure how you would discern between a Le Champion and GR frame set. My 1972 has different head lugs but still has the semi wrap SS's. Don't know the diameter of the seat post but it is a 531 DB...
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Views: 2,134
Posted By SJX426

Got one

I believe o have one. Really bad shape, do stripped it.
Too small for me. Prepping it for my daughter.
https://flic.kr/p/s9U6uL
10-26-19, 01:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 395
Posted By SJX426

What do you need help with? Looks like the real...

What do you need help with? Looks like the real thing to me. Shaped tubes and all.
10-25-19, 12:14 PM
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Views: 425
Posted By SJX426

Crank addict - interesting statement from...

Crank addict - interesting statement from Ernesto. I was wondering why there was a foil decal. The rear DO is chrome so I assumed the chrome went pretty far on the stays. The chips appear to support...
10-25-19, 11:35 AM
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Views: 703
Posted By SJX426

shnibop - WRT levers, do that have the springs...

shnibop - WRT levers, do that have the springs behind the levers? If so, I am interested.
I will take the bottom bracket too. PM coming
10-23-19, 05:33 AM
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Views: 2,557
Posted By SJX426

Absolute keeper!

Absolute keeper!
10-22-19, 05:24 AM
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Views: 266
Posted By SJX426

Alan Mackee - If I am not mistaken, no. As stated...

Alan Mackee - If I am not mistaken, no. As stated by Kuromori its not just the spacing but the splines on the hub and the length of the hub. You would need a newer hub to go with the 9 speed...
10-22-19, 05:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 446
Posted By SJX426

Beautiful bike! Finally a DA crank that look...

Beautiful bike! Finally a DA crank that look great! Glad it is too small.
10-21-19, 05:10 AM
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Views: 2,370
Posted By SJX426

Forgot the other Specialized ...

Forgot the other Specialized
https://live.staticflickr.com/2828/11466302745_94a10add01_4k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/iteNjV)
1997 Specialized RockHopper (https://flic.kr/p/iteNjV), on Flickr
10-20-19, 06:35 PM
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Views: 2,370
Posted By SJX426

Specialized ...

Specialized

https://live.staticflickr.com/5641/23906051292_dcd70d7298_4k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/CquLb9)2010 Langster Steel 61cm (https://flic.kr/p/CquLb9)

Could be good for "L" too?
10-20-19, 02:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,084
Posted By SJX426

Is that brown paint or rust? That rear...

Is that brown paint or rust?

That rear eyelet looks brazed on. Wouldn't a 720 have multiple eyelets? Don't know them that well.
10-20-19, 02:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,306
Posted By SJX426

Saw the double deckers, even triple in Portland...

Saw the double deckers, even triple in Portland OR in the 2010 time frame. Supports keeping Portland weird.
10-19-19, 05:37 AM
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Views: 1,566
Posted By SJX426

That is a beauty! Love that color blue.

That is a beauty! Love that color blue.
10-18-19, 12:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,548
Posted By SJX426

cletusjones - not slow, 21 mph into a car fender....

cletusjones - not slow, 21 mph into a car fender.
https://live.staticflickr.com/3836/14671585088_4c274ac56e_3k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/omtH6A)
P9081221 (https://flic.kr/p/omtH6A), on Flickr

$62K...
10-17-19, 01:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,548
Posted By SJX426

Not so much anymore ...

Not so much anymore
https://live.staticflickr.com/428/32636427540_e113cf3117_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/RHYdSy)
P9051176 (https://flic.kr/p/RHYdSy) on Flickr...
10-17-19, 12:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,548
Posted By SJX426

I think there may be a lot of confusion about...

I think there may be a lot of confusion about this era of Le Champion. I lived through it and bought a used one in 1973 that was a year old. I bought it because I lusted after one in a LBS. It came...
10-15-19, 09:31 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,703
Posted By SJX426

I bought a PO project bike that is a 760. Haven't...

I bought a PO project bike that is a 760. Haven't done anything with it yet but plan on putting Superbe Pro on it. It is an 1984 model. It does of the socketed seat cluster....
10-14-19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,547
Posted By SJX426

Although these are labeled Suntour, they are also...

Although these are labeled Suntour, they are also labeled as Pederson Self Energizing System brake calipers. Pederson sold his design to Suntour after introducing them to the market. You don't see...
10-13-19, 03:21 PM
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Views: 2,853,126
Posted By SJX426

Lighter than air.

Lighter than air.
10-13-19, 08:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 394
Posted By SJX426

The trainer usually comes with a skewer that...

The trainer usually comes with a skewer that works with the conical shape of the clamp. It often expects a.internal cam skewer.
10-13-19, 06:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 771
Posted By SJX426

THis pic was taken in 2013. Came off of a 1972...

THis pic was taken in 2013. Came off of a 1972 Motobecane Le Champion originally.
https://live.staticflickr.com/3672/11886371655_0c8411c8a9_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/j7mLbk)
P1000083...
10-11-19, 05:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 529
Posted By SJX426

I picked up a Pinarello without knowing the...

I picked up a Pinarello without knowing the model. Its paint was way bad, cracked rubbed and peeling. The price was negotiated to 50% asking, so $150 was a good price. It had DA hubs, RX100 crank - a...
10-10-19, 05:30 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,533
Posted By SJX426

OK I will take a different approach. I think you...

OK I will take a different approach. I think you frame is too small! I am pushing 70 and think I am the exception, but my bars are 2" lower than my saddle. I find that doing sit ups and abdominal...
10-10-19, 05:20 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 11,286
Posted By SJX426

When I converted from 3speed "racer" bike to a...

When I converted from 3speed "racer" bike to a true 10 speed, I bought an extra set of wheels with tubulars, BITD - sew ups. For general riding I used the clinchers, when I went for a serious ride,...
10-09-19, 01:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 281
Posted By SJX426

Don't know what it is. Sure is an ugly paint job!...

Don't know what it is. Sure is an ugly paint job! Fork is bent. I would check it. I don't think it is the angle of the camera.
The brazing of the top head tube lug looks deficient. Rear DO looks...
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