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03-03-21, 10:40 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I, too, would have removed the bubbled chipped...

I, too, would have removed the bubbled chipped paint before the evaporust treatment. At this point though, it still looks good, and just finish the job as recommended above. This is a great example...
03-02-21, 08:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 459
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I have a triangular base like that one as well,...

I have a triangular base like that one as well, except the chuck, Silca labeled, is aluminum, and the sticker is different. I bought mine NOS off eBay and worked great for a year or two, then had all...
03-02-21, 02:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 459
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Replace Columbus sticker and since, it's Molteni...

Replace Columbus sticker and since, it's Molteni Orange, consider some version of an Eddy Merckx sticker. Otherwise you're good to go.
02-27-21, 04:59 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,843
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I bought a Ritchey Breakaway last summer. Boy...

I bought a Ritchey Breakaway last summer. Boy that was optimistic.

That was a cool trip and so very glad we got it in under the wire.
02-26-21, 01:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,031
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I'm not sure I've been able to tell a difference...

I'm not sure I've been able to tell a difference between ride qualities of my different aluminum, Ti, CF posts. any difference in ride qualities I'm sure I would ascribe to the bike and not the post....
02-26-21, 08:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,031
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I’m missing out on the “sucks” part too. Cool...

I’m missing out on the “sucks” part too. Cool bike and I like the wheels. Never seen those before. I’d like it even more with a shiny alloy or titanium seat post.
02-26-21, 08:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 247
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

That is weird and big downer that your bike was...

That is weird and big downer that your bike was retuned to you broken. “Rear tracking straight and alignment parallel”. Did they actually check the frame alignment? Sounds to me like bent seatstay or...
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02-25-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,433
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Plus, with that cloth covered wiring, you get...

Plus, with that cloth covered wiring, you get that tiny frisson of excitement that any time you touch the toaster might be the last time you touch anything. I once had an entire house like that.
02-25-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,943
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Oy, way back when I carried the scars quite a...

Oy, way back when I carried the scars quite a while from my pinball ride through the Broadway St tunnel coming home from Shanghai Kellys
02-23-21, 06:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Those look like Delta cleat pedals to me.

Those look like Delta cleat pedals to me.
02-23-21, 04:27 PM
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Feel the Need for Speed?

it will cost you. Thought about putting this in the wacky thread, but other than chains et, cool, if overpriced, bike.
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02-22-21, 04:45 PM
Replies: 16,787
Views: 1,784,157
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Down here that’s not a “clear road”, that’s “OMG...

Down here that’s not a “clear road”, that’s “OMG no way I can make it to work” road.
02-22-21, 04:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 926
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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02-22-21, 04:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 187
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Mine is a little later with canti brakes but...

Mine is a little later with canti brakes but tubing sticker like the one linked in post 3 above. Weird thing - mine has stickers on the BB just like yours except mine are "H" and "A".
Replies: 18
Views: 582
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

That is a very nice bike. Hard to say what to ask...

That is a very nice bike. Hard to say what to ask for it as that marque is uncommon and not as well recognized for its quality. I’m a big fan of 8 speed Campy. I would look for $800-$850 for complete...
02-22-21, 10:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 343
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Maybe, but when you get down to that level...

Maybe, but when you get down to that level Bianchi anyway you shouldn't be paying a premium over any other mass produced brand.
02-21-21, 03:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 926
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Yeah a little surprising because it seems to me...

Yeah a little surprising because it seems to me there’s been some resurgence. You’ll see them on the newer “urban warrior” type bikes for flexibility with single speed, IG hubs or geared builds.
02-21-21, 12:23 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,420
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Im just gonna get some of these ...

Im just gonna get some of these

https://hudsongracesf.com/collections/candlelight/products/hg-pacific-coast-votive
02-21-21, 10:05 AM
Replies: 16,787
Views: 1,784,157
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Thanks to all who are braver and hardier than me...

Thanks to all who are braver and hardier than me for posting pics of your wintertime rides!

Vonruden The rear basket on your Diablo - Is that bike specific or hardware store find? I’m building up...
02-21-21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 494
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I admire your spirit! ...

I admire your spirit!

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/seatpost-sizes.html
02-21-21, 07:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 926
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Got flux? I see t-shirt possibilities. Cool...

Got flux?

I see t-shirt possibilities. Cool website to browse through even if you don’t buy anything. I bought some stuff from Universal Cycles yesterday and was going to ping you to pick up for...
Replies: 17
Views: 719
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Gorgeous bike! I was going to guess late 90’s...

Gorgeous bike! I was going to guess late 90’s with the Neuron tubing, but the threadless fork makes me wonder early 00’s. You might try emailing Tommasini and asking.
02-18-21, 08:40 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,929
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

My ‘83 Specialissima, like your second pic looks...

My ‘83 Specialissima, like your second pic looks like the pearled turquoise. My ‘89 SLX was slightly lighter more like the shade on the left. I replaced it with another ‘88 or ‘89 SLX that was...
02-18-21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 60,346
Views: 9,006,127
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Ahh, white pickup guy. Didn't realize I'd bought...

Ahh, white pickup guy. Didn't realize I'd bought from him before! I emailed self-storage guy recently about an RB-2 and he was responsive and helpful but I ended up not going to look in person. I...
02-18-21, 08:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 849
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Interesting about the slow shipping. I’ve bought...

Interesting about the slow shipping. I’ve bought on a few occasions from German sellers and items sit in customs in US for days and days, whereas stuff from China and UK arrives almost as quickly as...
02-18-21, 08:33 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,621
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

FYI, the $25 Foxeye Dynamo head and taillight...

FYI, the $25 Foxeye Dynamo head and taillight combo I linked earlier arrived from China yesterday. It came with mounting bracket and tailight wire with connectors. Plugged it in to the Shimano hub...
02-17-21, 07:18 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,595
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

No advice on the tubbies, but if mine, no...

No advice on the tubbies, but if mine, no question it would be a keeper. Very cool bike and I would think the history of the bike, association with Bob and EBC would carry more value with you than...
02-17-21, 07:13 PM
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Hah, I wondered if it was a flip of one I saw on...

Hah, I wondered if it was a flip of one I saw on Richmond CL about a month ago that I contemplated but decided against because I wanted horizontal dropouts.
02-16-21, 04:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 501
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Im reading Tobias Wolfe, “This Boy’s Life” right...

Im reading Tobias Wolfe, “This Boy’s Life” right now and he spends some time in Chinook.
02-16-21, 04:30 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,800
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

If they required licenses to build wheels, that...

If they required licenses to build wheels, that one should be revoked. My guess, builder tried to use the same size spokes for the whole wheel.
02-14-21, 06:25 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,420
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Yeah, I meant to send it around to you guys for...

Yeah, I meant to send it around to you guys for the spring trip but forgot.
02-14-21, 01:30 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,420
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I don't know if I'm ready for optimism yet. ...

I don't know if I'm ready for optimism yet.

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02-13-21, 02:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,367
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

The Randonneur geometry is becoming more popular,...

The Randonneur geometry is becoming more popular, it seems to me, in builders marketing “do everything” bikes. You see this it’s American brands like Soma and Surly. I just bought a New Albion (Soma...
02-12-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 60,346
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

New Albion Privateer local pickup DFW Not a...

New Albion Privateer local pickup DFW

Not a vintage bike but steel and I think would appeal to many of us. 54 cm but looking at geometry probably rides like a 56. Includes a couple hundred dollars...
02-10-21, 08:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 435
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

The XO is taking preorders. A couple months ago I...

The XO is taking preorders. A couple months ago I bought their single speed frameset at a discount on eBay and a few days later they cancelled saying they didn’t actually have it in stock. Kind of...
02-10-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 435
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I saw that too and meant to post a thread. I’ve...

I saw that too and meant to post a thread. I’ve been real tempted to get the Devil frame, which is XO 1 inspired but in 700c. Price on the XO is $600 but maybe a deal considering the rarity and...
02-09-21, 03:09 PM
Replies: 16,787
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

That Casati looks awful familiar, maybe it was...

That Casati looks awful familiar, maybe it was part of Andy K’s big haul a few years ago?

Today was a fantabulous day with sun, blue skies, upper 50’s (OK pipe down Californians) and even more...
02-09-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 16,787
Views: 1,784,157
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

You’ll see a lot of American locales, especially...

You’ll see a lot of American locales, especially in Pacific NW and New England, carrying names from Native American languages. In fact, I’m pretty sure Seattle was a chief of a local tribe.
02-08-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 16,787
Views: 1,784,157
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Not much riding recently for a variety of...

Not much riding recently for a variety of reasons, but got out before the next storm two days ago. One of my standard routes, riding through a nice road with big estates, vineyards, etc and I hear a...
02-07-21, 12:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,156
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Likewise I’m 6’2” and ride 56-57 cm frames. In...

Likewise I’m 6’2” and ride 56-57 cm frames. In your shoes, I’d try an online fit calculator until you get to the point you want to drop a lot more than 1k on a bike.
02-06-21, 04:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,156
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

It doesn’t sound like you’ll be asking too much...

It doesn’t sound like you’ll be asking too much of your bike, performance wise and for 25-40 km rides, I don’t think material will make that much difference either, provided you have the right fit. I...
02-06-21, 01:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,621
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Cool, thanks. If you want to go all in on cheap...

Cool, thanks. If you want to go all in on cheap dynamo light system, I have one of these in the way from China; I’ll let you know how it works.
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02-06-21, 09:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I will provide an opinion, noting it is pure...

I will provide an opinion, noting it is pure conjecture, as I’ve never ridden either of those bikes. I have an 82 Super and 86 De Rosa Professional and they ride much differently. I also have Colnago...
02-05-21, 10:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,621
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Love this but couldn’t find anything else I...

Love this but couldn’t find anything else I wanted to make the shipping worthwhile

https://www.somafabshop.com/shop/product/80111-ird-resist-sticker-3209?page=3&category=1018

...
02-05-21, 04:25 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,155
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

My bikes are the epitome of timeless style and...

My bikes are the epitome of timeless style and elegance I'm sure.

BTW I saw the thread title and just knew this bike would be featured. I like it and the only eyebrow raiser for me is the triple...
02-04-21, 09:02 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,908
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

By this point Andy you probably know what your...

By this point Andy you probably know what your decision will be, so here’s a cat with a sprinkle donut.

...
02-04-21, 08:51 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 937
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

That’s nicely done. How is the handling with a...

That’s nicely done. How is the handling with a loaded porteur rack? I’m in the process of build on a 610 for errand bike use. I almost bought a Triple Cross near me but needed horizontal dropouts for...
02-03-21, 08:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 533
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Just missed me by a few days for my 27” to 700c...

Just missed me by a few days for my 27” to 700c conversion. Popular brakeset for this and should go quickly.
02-02-21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 398
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

That is hot! No way I could pull off that look....

That is hot! No way I could pull off that look. Looks like a bottom bracket adjustable cup pin spanner could be used on that. Is there a specific tool?
02-02-21, 12:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,077
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I had that frame several years ago but it had a...

I had that frame several years ago but it had a Profile carbon fork. Good bike. Unless you live in a big city, using eBay local pick up only almost guarantees a non sale for most bikes unless the...
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