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10-20-19, 08:19 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,182
Posted By jamesdak

^awesome!

^awesome!
10-20-19, 07:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 145
Posted By jamesdak

Here's my aluminum Schwinn. I find it to be a...

Here's my aluminum Schwinn. I find it to be a nice ride the few times I took it out before my son commandeered it.

https://pbase.com/jhuddle/image/168701060.jpg
10-20-19, 06:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 314
Posted By jamesdak

Well, lets start with the Schwinn Circuits: ...

Well, lets start with the Schwinn Circuits:

My 1987 with Athena 11 speed:

https://pbase.com/jhuddle/image/164992518.jpg

The 1987 I got for my son that he just couldn't get used too:
...
10-19-19, 09:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,725
Posted By jamesdak

Nice, funny thing is these are good bikes...

Nice, funny thing is these are good bikes perfectly capable of standing on their own merits. No need to embellish.

Here's mine. Mine does have the rear brake bridge backwards from every other...
10-19-19, 04:23 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,196
Posted By jamesdak

Bummer, they've responded to me in the past using...

Bummer, they've responded to me in the past using email.

Maybe try here:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/437412037076241/
10-19-19, 04:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,725
Posted By jamesdak

Seller responded again on that Lemond in...

Seller responded again on that Lemond in question. Said he bought it directly from Greg's dad. Supposed to be an actual team bike.

I do wonder about these. Mine looks the exact same but...
10-19-19, 02:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,725
Posted By jamesdak

I have been messaging the guy with the Lemond. ...

I have been messaging the guy with the Lemond. He seems legit and interested in having the right info. Even asked if the price was right. What's interesting is the original fork has a Excell GL...
10-19-19, 11:43 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,725
Posted By jamesdak

LOL, I actually posted about the Lemond frame a...

LOL, I actually posted about the Lemond frame a few days ago. I have one of those and the seller is so off on that one.
Replies: 11
Views: 290
Posted By jamesdak

https://pbase.com/jhuddle/image/165101120.jpg

https://pbase.com/jhuddle/image/165101120.jpg
10-18-19, 08:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 809
Posted By jamesdak

https://cycling-passion.com/tour-de-france-winner-...

https://cycling-passion.com/tour-de-france-winner-groupsets-year-year/
10-18-19, 01:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 581
Posted By jamesdak

http://www.vintage-trek.com/Trek-Fisher-Klein-Lemo...

http://www.vintage-trek.com/Trek-Fisher-Klein-Lemond/2005lemond.pdf
10-18-19, 09:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 436
Posted By jamesdak

Good decision!

Good decision!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-19, 09:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 201
Posted By jamesdak

4 surgeries on my knees for meniscus tears around...

4 surgeries on my knees for meniscus tears around 2008 timeframe. Starting serious biking in 2010. Some years I've done 8000 miles others only 3000. I'd say I average probably around 5000 a year. ...
10-17-19, 07:18 PM
Replies: 2,398
Views: 180,192
Posted By jamesdak

Just got done with this: ...

Just got done with this:

https://pbase.com/jhuddle/image/169909401.jpg


Put an older set of tubulars on it with fresh rubber. The rear was a modern hub though so I had to convert another new...
10-17-19, 07:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 436
Posted By jamesdak

If it's cheap and the right size snap it up. ...

If it's cheap and the right size snap it up.

I just finished swapping an old set of tubulars over to mine. Can't wait to try it tomorrow. As in the picture the bike just weighed 22 lbs 1 oz. ...
10-17-19, 06:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 436
Posted By jamesdak

Dude, that's a great bike. Top end Excell GLx...

Dude, that's a great bike. Top end Excell GLx tubing, their best. Later called Podium. That's a 1994 Billato built, Team Gan, Lemond GLx. A very, very good bike.

One of the last Lemonds...
10-17-19, 04:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 421
Posted By jamesdak

No worries on my part. The first post was mainly...

No worries on my part. The first post was mainly to show how sweet looking these babies are. I've got several classics running 7400 series and quite honestly doubt I'll ever build one up that way. ...
10-17-19, 04:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 421
Posted By jamesdak

I've got to stop posting before I have my morning...

I've got to stop posting before I have my morning coffee, lol!

The hub in question has a still brand new looking "7s" decal right on it. :o:o:o
10-17-19, 08:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 581
Posted By jamesdak

^ Cool!

^ Cool!
10-17-19, 07:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 581
Posted By jamesdak

:thumb::thumb::thumb:

:thumb::thumb::thumb:
10-17-19, 06:59 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,119
Posted By jamesdak

Hmmmm......maybe I found the maker. Check out...

Hmmmm......maybe I found the maker. Check out this Diamant bike.

https://www.ebay.it/itm/233279586830

I've got an wonderful Eddy Martens (Martelly) and know from researching it that he made...
10-16-19, 10:08 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,698
Posted By jamesdak

I'll echo what everyone else is saying. That is...

I'll echo what everyone else is saying. That is a beauty!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-19, 09:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 274
Posted By jamesdak

Monday - Went back out for 30 miles. High winds...

Monday - Went back out for 30 miles. High winds began around 8 miles in but I was still holding on to a 19.3 mph avg at the first hour. Needless to say, the pace went downhill from there as the...
10-15-19, 06:16 PM
Replies: 52,480
Views: 7,086,544
Posted By jamesdak

Man, with all the bikes I have I can easily...

Man, with all the bikes I have I can easily adjust to STI, Ergolevers, DT shifter, friction shifting, etc. But reversed brake levers always mess me up and the few bikes I picked up like that were...
10-15-19, 04:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 421
Posted By jamesdak

You guys made me go back and do some more...

You guys made me go back and do some more research. Lot's of mis-identified freehubs on the internet as I found several listed as 7403 like mine and I figured that's what it was. Finally pulled of...
10-15-19, 12:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,119
Posted By jamesdak

Yeah, TSX would be totally cool with me. I'll...

Yeah, TSX would be totally cool with me. I'll peak inside and see what I can tell once I get it.
10-15-19, 08:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 421
Posted By jamesdak

Shimano Hub Goodness

Still cleaning up some recently acquired parts and thought I'd share this pic. Three sets of really nice looking old hubs.

Shimano Tricolor 6400 series in very good condition
Dura Ace 7403...
10-15-19, 06:53 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,119
Posted By jamesdak

Well the seller responded back. No real...

Well the seller responded back.

No real answers other than he's sold a lot of Concorde bikes but not one like this. It was equipped with Super Record when he got it.
10-14-19, 07:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,119
Posted By jamesdak

Yeah, I've asked but haven't heard back yet.

Yeah, I've asked but haven't heard back yet.
10-14-19, 07:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,119
Posted By jamesdak

Ah, thanks. I just couldn't make that out. ...

Ah, thanks. I just couldn't make that out. Well, I guess that's another match though. :thumb:

And that's a real beauty you have there.
10-14-19, 07:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,119
Posted By jamesdak

Yeah, I've been striking out too. If it's a...

Yeah, I've been striking out too. If it's a Concorde Squadra and not Blitz then that makes more sense. I found a Blitz bike race team but they are in the states.

Those Columbus decals are odd...
10-14-19, 03:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 306
Posted By jamesdak

Don't sell it short because it's not a Waterford....

Don't sell it short because it's not a Waterford. As I've said on here many times. My PDG Paramount is better than my Waterford one. In fact a month or two ago I sold my 1987 Waterford built one...
10-14-19, 07:58 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,119
Posted By jamesdak

This is one version of a snap in BB cable guide. ...

This is one version of a snap in BB cable guide. I'm sure I'll find something like this that will work on it. Figure to secure it better with a little 3M double-sided foam tape.
...
10-14-19, 07:41 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,119
Posted By jamesdak

Oops..... Imagine opening this thread out of...

Oops.....

Imagine opening this thread out of curiosity and seeing the frame I just nabbed off Ebay. Sorry if I stepped on anyone's toes.

I researched all of yesterday and couldn't find...
10-13-19, 10:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,694
Posted By jamesdak

By coincidence I did a century just a couple of...

By coincidence I did a century just a couple of weeks ago that was tagging on with the Scouts 50 mile event. For them that meant one lap around Bear Lake which is half in Utah and half in Idaho. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-19, 08:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 274
Posted By jamesdak

Well, it's been tough lately to get out but I...

Well, it's been tough lately to get out but I succeeded this weekend.

Saturday - Didn't go as planned. I got a late start and then had a ghost shifting problem with RD from the start. Finally...
10-13-19, 10:45 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,015
Posted By jamesdak

Weird, I was in the other day too, Can't get in...

Weird, I was in the other day too, Can't get in now.
10-11-19, 09:17 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,196
Posted By jamesdak

Ask them. ...

Ask them.

https://www.facebook.com/billatobikes/
10-11-19, 06:25 PM
Replies: 5,527
Views: 444,762
Posted By jamesdak

All this, Dura Ace 7400 groupset and Dura Ace...

All this, Dura Ace 7400 groupset and Dura Ace 7700 groupset. Some extra odds and ends. There's a NOS set of 7700 hubs in the bunch and mint looking 7400 hubs. The hubs alone are worth what I paid...
10-11-19, 06:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,178
Posted By jamesdak

Wow, I've moved 1/2 dozen along myself this year...

Wow, I've moved 1/2 dozen along myself this year trying to downsize. And then all these pop up. You're killin' me!
10-10-19, 08:54 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,257
Posted By jamesdak

I've had a few that I just didn't connect with...

I've had a few that I just didn't connect with although they do get raved about and I searched them out based on reps.

One was a Trek 560 Pro. It was competent enough but I just never came to...
10-10-19, 04:46 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,196
Posted By jamesdak

Well, revived again so I guess I'll add on my two...

Well, revived again so I guess I'll add on my two latest Billato built project. Both should be done within a month or so.

First is another Giordana XL Super being built up with Campy 10 Speed...
10-10-19, 06:34 AM
Replies: 52,480
Views: 7,086,544
Posted By jamesdak

That's a steal!!!!! Reynold 853 frame with Dura...

That's a steal!!!!! Reynold 853 frame with Dura Ace, WOW!
10-07-19, 08:19 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 9,350
Posted By jamesdak

I honestly don't know. Haven't had any flats...

I honestly don't know. Haven't had any flats since using it. I carry sealeant in case I do and that is my go to plan on the road right now. If it happens where I'll need to replace a tubular I'll...
10-06-19, 07:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 611
Posted By jamesdak

I've brought several back to life simply with...

I've brought several back to life simply with repeated flushes of WD40 and then relubing with Triflow. I bet this will come back with the same simple treatment.
10-06-19, 07:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,238
Posted By jamesdak

Well, I had two of these and then let them go. ...

Well, I had two of these and then let them go. Really want to find another one in my size and in good shape. Mainly for the paint job.

Raleigh Team USA

...
10-06-19, 07:00 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,845
Posted By jamesdak

Well, I just grabbed some quick pics of things as...

Well, I just grabbed some quick pics of things as they sit today.

https://pbase.com/jhuddle/image/169860199.jpg

https://pbase.com/jhuddle/image/169860200.jpg
...
10-06-19, 06:30 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,238
Posted By jamesdak

Well....this will soon be a bike beginning with...

Well....this will soon be a bike beginning with G. Right now it's a work in progress. Soon to be completed with a Record 10 groupset.

https://pbase.com/jhuddle/image/169860150.jpg
10-06-19, 11:40 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 9,350
Posted By jamesdak

This will change your life: ...

This will change your life:

https://www.effettomariposa.eu/en/products/carogna/ :thumb::thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-19, 07:22 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,500
Posted By jamesdak

Don't leave out the small time builders. Some...

Don't leave out the small time builders. Some real gems out there if you look. I had this wonderful riding Paletti built up this year. Tempted to go fully modern but went a bit older for the...
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