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10-18-20, 06:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 571
Posted By Mr. 66

I'm not sure that is the correct inner pulley...

I'm not sure that is the correct inner pulley cage.
10-16-20, 09:14 AM
Replies: 58,551
Views: 8,568,006
Posted By Mr. 66

Not a PX 10 sighting for $695 ...

Not a PX 10 sighting for $695
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10-14-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 286
Posted By Mr. 66

I picked up some scrap leather strapping from a...

I picked up some scrap leather strapping from a Tack and Saddle/western wear outlet, to restrap some old clips.
10-14-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 274
Posted By Mr. 66

May he Rest In Peace.

May he Rest In Peace.
10-14-20, 08:11 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,850
Posted By Mr. 66

I sold the Ideale 2002 to just that restorer, I...

I sold the Ideale 2002 to just that restorer, I did tell him that the 2002 is aka asshatchet.
10-13-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 193
Posted By Mr. 66

I think originally, that the alloy one were made...

I think originally, that the alloy one were made domestically (USA) and the steel frames were outsourced. I have Tree Amigo A2B from the early days.

Ride the fish!
10-13-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 411
Posted By Mr. 66

I like that you are having a Free Spirit of a...

I like that you are having a Free Spirit of a time, in your bedroom! ;)

Nice ride use I like mini fenders.
10-12-20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,932
Posted By Mr. 66

Thanks, I'll 2x check. I think what you see above...

Thanks, I'll 2x check. I think what you see above the drilling, if it's the vertical linage, is from the casting. I'm more concerned about the horizontal area next to the relief drilling.
10-12-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 464
Posted By Mr. 66

That sounds fast. Slow leaks could be a number of...

That sounds fast. Slow leaks could be a number of things from a bad stem or a thorn in the tread.
Replies: 6
Views: 314
Posted By Mr. 66

Not much to go by, but I would say given the...

Not much to go by, but I would say given the level and what looks to be only needing cosmetic cleaning of frame. I would say $200 is pretty fair on both sides of the deal.

$125-150 max as is would...
10-09-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 432
Posted By Mr. 66

Before an upgrade, (which is ok to do) if the...

Before an upgrade, (which is ok to do) if the wheels spin well enough to rebuild, I would wire brush the chain, clean and lube. Definitely lube up and clean the derailleurs, wd-40 is your friend. See...
10-09-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 463
Posted By Mr. 66

Yawn, that's more like it, better with the...

Yawn, that's more like it, better with the explanation, than the orders you commanded before Lol, Gas works great for removing cheap paint.
Replies: 18
Views: 526
Posted By Mr. 66

I think that the Olmo in the add may have...

I think that the Olmo in the add may have gooseneck, perhaps steer tube issues.
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10-08-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 463
Posted By Mr. 66

Gas works great on cheap paint, here's the Lemond...

Gas works great on cheap paint, here's the Lemond that was rattle canned fork. Like any solvent one needs to be careful about how, when and where to used....
10-08-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,576
Posted By Mr. 66

Perhaps something like an early Trek that was...

Perhaps something like an early Trek that was originally 27" wheeled. Ive converted a couple, plenty of room for fenders to.
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10-07-20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,932
Posted By Mr. 66

Matador6, on my bike the things that set the...

Matador6, on my bike the things that set the dates were the Durifort forks and Dural forged Mafac calipers, for the manufacture the matching was mainly in the seat clamp cluster and the seatstay cap...
10-07-20, 08:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 463
Posted By Mr. 66

I think that rubbing gasoline or reagular paint...

I think that rubbing gasoline or reagular paint thinner would take the paint off rather easily. Probably won't hurt the original paints.
10-06-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 821
Posted By Mr. 66

I would go with rattle can epoxy primer and...

I would go with rattle can epoxy primer and paints. They cost more than standard but certainly will be durable.
Replies: 3
Views: 384
Posted By Mr. 66

Helllo, 1977 Motobecane made some goods bikes. Is...

Helllo, 1977 Motobecane made some goods bikes. Is it in good condition? What are the parts it came with? wheel size?

You need to make a few postings before you can add pictures.
Replies: 10
Views: 396
Posted By Mr. 66

I may have thrown a lowball at it, the paint will...

I may have thrown a lowball at it, the paint will probably buff out nicely.

In fact I just picked up a bare frame of the same and just about have a build done on it....
10-04-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,133
Posted By Mr. 66

I had a white Cilo that was on that shape, it...

I had a white Cilo that was on that shape, it whitened up really good. Turtle Wax was the most effective at the stains. I tried windex, wd 40, rubbing compound. I bet barkeepers' friend would work...
10-04-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 672
Posted By Mr. 66

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The Berkeley lost about ten pounds in my rebuild. I replaced all the steel I...
10-02-20, 09:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 898
Posted By Mr. 66

Of the three, I like the pink Colnago. I...

Of the three, I like the pink Colnago.

I think a mid nineties Miyata would also float your boat, run a little less for price. Basso made some nice stuff.

Lots of choices. :)
09-30-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 999
Posted By Mr. 66

Put a fork in it, it's done, beer can metal.

Put a fork in it, it's done, beer can metal.
Replies: 12
Views: 525
Posted By Mr. 66

I'd pass on free for that one.

I'd pass on free for that one.
09-30-20, 06:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 192
Posted By Mr. 66

Go the bigger.

Go the bigger.
09-29-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 213
Posted By Mr. 66

I like to wrap the tube with heavy paper maybe...

I like to wrap the tube with heavy paper maybe tape and then I don't need to be as careful.
Replies: 25
Views: 720
Posted By Mr. 66

The one I posted is a Corsa model, it is not made...

The one I posted is a Corsa model, it is not made of Reynolds.
09-29-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 3,646
Views: 322,839
Posted By Mr. 66

Very impressive build, I'm doing a similar build...

Very impressive build, I'm doing a similar build that also pulled the stem and bars from a Gitane TdF. I was able to find Normandy High flange of the day and rebuilt and strung them on some black...
09-28-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 173
Posted By Mr. 66

That sounds like the prawls could be sticking,...

That sounds like the prawls could be sticking, try flooding a WD-40 type in the shifter and work it in.

Thats worked for me for the rapid fire types of units.
09-27-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 684
Posted By Mr. 66

A local here with charge about $700 for single...

A local here with charge about $700 for single color, for bikes of his own manufacturing. About $800 for other branded frames. That's complete tear down,strip, prep, paint and rebuild.
Replies: 25
Views: 720
Posted By Mr. 66

That looks closer to the 68-72 years. ...

That looks closer to the 68-72 years.

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09-24-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 246
Posted By Mr. 66

Just a suggestion, you could dremel a short...

Just a suggestion, you could dremel a short lengthwise cut on a proper screw for a tap.
09-24-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 58,551
Views: 8,568,006
Posted By Mr. 66

https://seattle.craigslist.org/kit/bik/d/poulsbo-v...

https://seattle.craigslist.org/kit/bik/d/poulsbo-vintage-raleigh-pista-track/7201086364.html
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09-24-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 58,551
Views: 8,568,006
Posted By Mr. 66

https://seattle.craigslist.org/kit/bik/d/poulsbo-7...

https://seattle.craigslist.org/kit/bik/d/poulsbo-70s-atala-track-pista-52cm/7201086199.html...
09-24-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 58,551
Views: 8,568,006
Posted By Mr. 66

Someone in Poulsbo Wa is selling a couple of...

Someone in Poulsbo Wa is selling a couple of track bikes and this.

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09-24-20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 58,551
Views: 8,568,006
Posted By Mr. 66

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Wow!
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09-23-20, 06:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 183
Posted By Mr. 66

Thats sounds like a lot for that bike, does it...

Thats sounds like a lot for that bike, does it fit you? The saddle at that level has me thinking you could go for a larger frame.

Where are you located? For budget parts buying I suggest a co-op...
09-21-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 286
Posted By Mr. 66

Looks like someone nicked the serial number off...

Looks like someone nicked the serial number off the BB.
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Now I definitely...
09-21-20, 05:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 286
Posted By Mr. 66

Hey thanks, Yes very crud at the dropout, and a...

Hey thanks, Yes very crud at the dropout, and a very long dropout to the stay crimp, here's a picture of the one from a '64 bianchi, and the new bike.

Also a picture of the fork tip thickness, I...
09-21-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 286
Posted By Mr. 66

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09-21-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 286
Posted By Mr. 66

Mystery frame

Here is big brown, I picked this up last weekend at the Bikeworks sale and it just looked sporty. It was adorn with all Japanese parts and 27" wheels when purchased. The lack of clearance at the fork...
09-21-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,212
Posted By Mr. 66

I have the black one with the marble like the...

I have the black one with the marble like the op's purchase. I think it rides great, the fork is not as forgiving as I would like. So I've had a little wrist issue, but I'd have a long stem installed...
09-19-20, 10:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 469
Posted By Mr. 66

Lately I've been using auto wheel and tire...

Lately I've been using auto wheel and tire cleaner, Armour all, but there are others. It's made for Asbestos dust removal. It works great on the alloy dust grease combo that encrusts wheels. I've...
09-19-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By Mr. 66

Sounds like time to start a new streak :)

Sounds like time to start a new streak :)
09-19-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 991
Posted By Mr. 66

That's a beauty!

That's a beauty!
09-18-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 3,646
Views: 322,839
Posted By Mr. 66

We want the the world, and we want it - now ...

We want the the world, and we want it - now
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09-18-20, 07:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 469
Posted By Mr. 66

I have used rubbing compound, I just cleaned one...

I have used rubbing compound, I just cleaned one on a MTB.
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_6404_5fa6b6a3869089586ad834d78a82d26781ed87f7.jpg I'll use rubbing...
09-17-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 14,055
Views: 3,033,842
Posted By Mr. 66

A Bertin get a reprieve, so crusty the lock nut...

A Bertin get a reprieve, so crusty the lock nut on the skewer turned to dust trying to remove. The skewer was rusted frozen inside of the axel. Fortunately the bearings cup and cones are good. I'll...
09-16-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 145
Posted By Mr. 66

I went with a Kona Project-2 on my Trek fork...

I went with a Kona Project-2 on my Trek fork conversion, replacing a Quadra Rockshock
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