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03-04-21, 03:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 445
Posted By P!N20

This thread needs more pics. ...

This thread needs more pics.

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4393/36671891401_e88e53c1aa_b.jpg
03-03-21, 11:24 PM
03-03-21, 05:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 459
Posted By P!N20

Balsamic?

Balsamic?
03-02-21, 04:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 459
Posted By P!N20

Looks the same as mine, albeit a slightly...

Looks the same as mine, albeit a slightly different handle:

https://i.postimg.cc/BQkLcqPH/Silca.jpg

Actually, does your handle have a small grub screw to secure it to the plunger rod?
03-02-21, 03:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 459
Posted By P!N20

You could look at getting one of those locking...

You could look at getting one of those locking chucks - Silca or Hirame.
03-02-21, 03:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,029
Posted By P!N20

Or three bikes still have one. I donít know...

Or three bikes still have one.

I donít know if youíre being serious or not, but how do they attach to a rim?

They look very small, my wheel building skills are not at a level that these would...
02-24-21, 10:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 504
Posted By P!N20

Pretty much. The headset is Record, because I...

Pretty much. The headset is Record, because I don't think there was a Chorus headset.

The RD might be Record too. The differences between Record and Chorus RD's of that era are subtle, but the...
02-24-21, 09:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By P!N20

C-Record era, C-Record model. I need new...

C-Record era, C-Record model.

I need new neighbours.
02-24-21, 02:58 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 959
Posted By P!N20

Brakes: aligned with the end of the caliper arms....

Brakes: aligned with the end of the caliper arms.
RD: aligned with the end of the derailleur body.
FD: aligned with...actually just long enough to not interfere with the crank arm.

I was once...
02-23-21, 09:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 448
Posted By P!N20

You mean this bit? ...

You mean this bit?

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/proxy/fuqJhwDEw_iYp9J67dWybMMQrV0oY_Lt-YnCwys7wQHXCRoiQN82q3gLJ5dw51U-7Y9JAjDs2bwbxvNDryBogiN7tCll4JA5JqbkpxNpslsyCDcF
02-23-21, 03:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 883
Posted By P!N20

Collectors of vintage bikes value the original...

Collectors of vintage bikes value the original paint over a few scratches. The mantra is, "it's only original once."

Sometimes it might be an iconic colour, like Molteni orange or Pinarello red,...
02-22-21, 08:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 609
Posted By P!N20

That barn must have the precise atmospheric...

That barn must have the precise atmospheric conditions that enable Pinarello decals to survive. Once the bike is removed they will spontaneously disintegrate.
02-21-21, 08:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,898
Posted By P!N20

^ They look amazing. Where were you five...

^ They look amazing.

Where were you five years ago when I was painting my Pinarello? :p
02-21-21, 05:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 275
Posted By P!N20

Kinda, sorta, not really. Any 135BCD will...

Kinda, sorta, not really.

Any 135BCD will fit (C) Record cranks, but the pin that stops the chain dropping between the crank arm and chainring may be in the wrong place unless itís a Record...
02-21-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 275
Posted By P!N20

The spacing between chain plates has remained...

The spacing between chain plates has remained consistent, itís the thickness of the plates that has reduced.
02-20-21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 81,178
Posted By P!N20

The earliest Montellos are Ď84

The earliest Montellos are Ď84
02-19-21, 10:08 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,929
Posted By P!N20

Just canít handle that cable overlapping the stem...

Just canít handle that cable overlapping the stem face.
02-19-21, 12:47 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,929
Posted By P!N20

Copper plate it and let it oxidize.

Copper plate it and let it oxidize.
02-18-21, 09:45 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,929
Posted By P!N20

https://static.wikia.nocookie.net/babar/images/5/5...

https://static.wikia.nocookie.net/babar/images/5/5f/B9188FC7-8FA6-4D1D-99E7-0D2C387B7143.png/revision/latest?cb=20180928114004
02-18-21, 04:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,082
Posted By P!N20

There are two Colnago headsets on Velobase, one...

There are two Colnago headsets on Velobase, one alloy 'Super Record' and one steel 'Record'. The font on the steel headset doesn't look like yours and it's certainly not gold. There's a possibility...
02-16-21, 11:09 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 7,495
Posted By P!N20

I'm not sure why the three ladies are dancing in...

I'm not sure why the three ladies are dancing in the background, but I thought some of the folks in this thread might appreciate this t-shirt.
...
02-16-21, 10:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 950
Posted By P!N20

Thought it was sticker bombed at first glance. ...

Thought it was sticker bombed at first glance.

Looks like something Dario (https://dariopegoretti.com/product/day-is-done/) might do.

Neat job cutting around the lugs.

I like it.
02-16-21, 05:45 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,241
Posted By P!N20

Just finished this one following your...

Just finished this one following your recommendation. What an amazing human being. The world needs more Gino Bartalis.
02-14-21, 10:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 188
Posted By P!N20

You know you're in trouble when the quality of...

You know you're in trouble when the quality of shifting is dependent on the chain you select.
02-14-21, 10:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,945
Posted By P!N20

Bicycling magazine's 1987 review of Syncro:...

Bicycling magazine's 1987 review of Syncro: https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1223638-equipment-product-review-1987-campagnolo-syncro.html
02-12-21, 05:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 414
Posted By P!N20

Cranks are Triomphe with the flared spider arms.

Cranks are Triomphe with the flared spider arms.
02-12-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 414
Posted By P!N20

Groupset looks to be Triomphe, mid to late 80ís. ...

Groupset looks to be Triomphe, mid to late 80ís.

Fork is Bianchi, not sure about the frame.
02-11-21, 07:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 215
Posted By P!N20

It's just a decal really, so sliding a blade...

It's just a decal really, so sliding a blade under it shouldn't break anything.
02-11-21, 07:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 258
Posted By P!N20

It would probably be OK, it's wider than ideal so...

It would probably be OK, it's wider than ideal so the crank shouldn't hit your chainstay, and chainline isn't all that critical with multiple cogs out back.
02-11-21, 04:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 258
Posted By P!N20

113mm Absolutely. Can you find one...

113mm



Absolutely. Can you find one 113mm?
02-10-21, 07:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 633
Posted By P!N20

I'd go Chipotle with a pinch of orange zest....

I'd go Chipotle with a pinch of orange zest. Mmmm-mmm. ;)
02-08-21, 04:53 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,240
Posted By P!N20

I use a hairdryer to make the rubber more...

I use a hairdryer to make the rubber more pliable. It's a fine line between a workshop and hair salon.
02-08-21, 04:49 PM
02-08-21, 05:34 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,240
Posted By P!N20

Baby wipes for cleaning, well, most things,...

Baby wipes for cleaning, well, most things, including hands.
02-06-21, 10:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 322
Posted By P!N20

Wowee. So repaint? The decals look too...

Wowee. So repaint? The decals look too 'together'. :p

I've got an Air fork on my Montello, I imagine once it came off something like this.

Columbus seatpost...my god.

What is the serial...
02-02-21, 10:46 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,908
Posted By P!N20

https://i.postimg.cc/tTtWBKGb/4wgs6u.jpg

https://i.postimg.cc/tTtWBKGb/4wgs6u.jpg
02-02-21, 10:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 418
Posted By P!N20

...ouch! Are you guys OK?

...ouch! Are you guys OK?
02-01-21, 10:35 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 31,750
Posted By P!N20

I took this photo to see what the gumwalls looked...

I took this photo to see what the gumwalls looked like...then immediately took them off.

https://i.postimg.cc/YCddVwHg/19966-D11-D39-C-4-D73-9-EDB-CCC7652-E9-CAA.jpg
01-28-21, 04:59 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 6,739
Posted By P!N20

Tubulars = sew-ups = singles Clinchers = open =...

Tubulars = sew-ups = singles
Clinchers = open = hooked = wired-on
Puncture = flat = #$@&%*!
01-27-21, 08:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,099
Posted By P!N20

[thread dig] I've got two Cinelli 1A stems...

[thread dig]

I've got two Cinelli 1A stems installed, one takes a clamp bolt like this:

https://www.universalcycles.com/images//products/large/91998.jpg

The other takes a 'keyed' clamp bolt...
01-27-21, 05:15 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 6,739
Posted By P!N20

ftfy

ftfy
01-27-21, 03:53 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 6,739
Posted By P!N20

So erogenous zones then?

So erogenous zones then?
01-27-21, 02:37 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 6,739
Posted By P!N20

Has to be Italian though. Anything else is a...

Has to be Italian though. Anything else is a groupset...or ensemble if you have early 80's Dura-Ace.



FTFY
01-25-21, 03:09 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 6,739
Posted By P!N20

I love this one - 11 year old zombie thread, but...

I love this one - 11 year old zombie thread, but still an answer is provided without delay: https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/609532-true-vintage-routing-non-aero-brake-cables.html
01-24-21, 04:38 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 6,739
Posted By P!N20

This is a fork: ...

This is a fork:

https://cycloclassic.com/pub/media/catalog/product/C/o/Colnago-Columbus-Chromed-Fork-1.jpg

These are forks:
...
01-24-21, 04:28 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 6,739
Posted By P!N20

Installed on bikes to identify newbies from...

Installed on bikes to identify newbies from experienced riders. Eg; experienced riders will have removed them.

Having said that, the chromed pie plate has found an audience with the French townie...
01-24-21, 04:22 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 6,739
Posted By P!N20

DS = Drive side, the side of the bike your chain...

DS = Drive side, the side of the bike your chain is on and the only side that photographs are taken from.
NDS = Non drive side, the other side.

Used to avoid confusion when left/right is used as...
01-24-21, 02:58 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 6,739
Posted By P!N20

The box thread:...

The box thread: https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1201705-seller-refuses-open-box.html

SNAFU: Situation normal; all ****ed up.

Campagnolo: my bike looks amazing.

Shimano: my bike...
01-20-21, 03:45 AM
Replies: 6,932
Views: 643,591
Posted By P!N20

Bought this about nine months ago and only just...

Bought this about nine months ago and only just managed to pick it up from my mate's place due to 'restrictions'.

https://i.postimg.cc/BQkLcqPH/Silca.jpg

I think it's a Super Pista model circa...
01-20-21, 02:42 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,041
Posted By P!N20

Not a bad idea. Usually you can't use a...

Not a bad idea. Usually you can't use a threadless stem on a threaded steerer as the thread effectively weakens the steerer where the stem is clamped, but seeing as there's not much thread here you...
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