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03-03-21, 10:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 203
Posted By Andy Antipas

I think your frame is older than mine because the...

I think your frame is older than mine because the shifter lever boss is on the top tube. It appears that maybe you might be able to deep clean and polish the frame? Also, it uses a different style...
03-03-21, 09:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 203
Posted By Andy Antipas

The original crankset as fitted when purchased...

The original crankset as fitted when purchased says "universal" and "A Duprat." Though it might look ok in the photo, most of the chrome is missing from the crankset.

I also have the original...
03-03-21, 08:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 203
Posted By Andy Antipas

The top half of the front rack attaches to the...

The top half of the front rack attaches to the stem and the bottom half attaches to the front fender. The bottom half of the rack slides into the top half, which allows the rack to adjust when the...
03-03-21, 08:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 203
Posted By Andy Antipas

Thanks for the kind words. The tail light...

Thanks for the kind words. The tail light assembly is right side up.
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03-03-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 203
Posted By Andy Antipas

1957 Peugeot PL-50

Just finished restoring this poor manís cyclo-touring bicycle. I purchased it a couple of years ago off eBay France. The bike was more or less complete, but in a fairly sad state. It had a Simplex...
03-01-21, 09:25 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 17,643
Posted By Andy Antipas

c1963 Masi Special

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02-18-21, 09:48 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,595
Posted By Andy Antipas

Tufo Tape

Tufo tape holds strong. When I tape a tire on, I leave approximately one inch of the rim opposite the valve stem without Tufo tape. I carry a small slotted screwdriver in my tire sock. On the very...
02-17-21, 07:27 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,595
Posted By Andy Antipas

tubulars are great

Jeff, When I quite racing 30 years ago, I got rid of all my tubular wheels. However, as I got into collecting and restoring bikes, I have most of my bikes back on tubulars for two reasons and with...
02-17-21, 07:25 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,595
Posted By Andy Antipas

tubulars are great

Jeff, When I quite racing 30 years ago, I got rid of all my tubular wheels. However, as I got into collecting and restoring bikes, I have most of my bikes back on tubulars for two reasons and with...
01-29-21, 09:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 516
Posted By Andy Antipas

53cm Faggin for sale

Lower price Bump.
01-21-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 516
Posted By Andy Antipas

53cm Faggin Frameset for Sale

For your consideration, is what I believe is a late 1980s Faggin Frameset. I bought it to restore/refinish. However, I have decided to move this frame on. I need to thin the herd. The seat tube...
01-07-21, 09:53 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 12,838
Posted By Andy Antipas

1979 De Rosa

I finished building this bike right before Christmas. The roads are too dirty around here. So the ride report will have to wait till spring. I have a Coppi, Colnago, Pinarello, Gios, and I like them...
01-06-21, 09:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,844
Posted By Andy Antipas

sold

Wildwood is the new owner of this Bianchi frameset. Thank you!
12-26-20, 09:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,844
Posted By Andy Antipas

60cm Bianchi

Revised price $200.
12-25-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,087
Posted By Andy Antipas

1979 De Rosa

Not under the tree, but built up just in time for Christmas. The roads are too dirty for the maiden voyage, and will have to wait for spring....
12-22-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,844
Posted By Andy Antipas

60cm Bianchi

Yes, still available.
12-17-20, 08:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,179
Posted By Andy Antipas

1984 Team Pro

I have had mine for over 20 years. It was the first bike in my collection. They are lovely bikes, but I don't think they are rare?
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12-04-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,330
Posted By Andy Antipas

Unfortunately, I don't have any useful advice for...

Unfortunately, I don't have any useful advice for the OP. Horse trading.....

However, since andy k weighed in on gugie post, I need to respond. I sent the following in a private message to...
12-03-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 25,854
Posted By Andy Antipas

Ti LeMond Swap!

Hi Tom, Yes, the frame has worked out well for me. Thank you! I hope you are happy as well? I did notice the 650b conversion and impressed that the tires fit!

If I remember, I think the it weighs...
12-02-20, 08:59 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 25,854
Posted By Andy Antipas

c1992 Ti LeMond

Here is my circa 1992 Titanium LeMond built by Clark-Kent.

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11-29-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 584
Views: 107,017
Posted By Andy Antipas

Doug Fattic Frame in the Raw

Though he lives in Michigan and I live in Colorado, I have had the pleasure of getting to know Doug Fattic who is also a regular here on C&V. Turns out Doug's daughter/son-in-law and new grand...
11-06-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 584
Views: 107,017
Posted By Andy Antipas

Here are my current American built bicycles

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1977 Davidson custom...
11-03-20, 09:00 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 18,838
Posted By Andy Antipas

1976 Teledyne Titan

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11-03-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 25,127
Posted By Andy Antipas

Oliver

7 months old and your typical Labrador.

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10-28-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 605
Posted By Andy Antipas

I would also agree that you don't want to try and...

I would also agree that you don't want to try and cold set toe in with these brakes. I broke a Super 68 caliper arm before I knew that Universal arms are brittle. Again, I find they work ok and are...
10-28-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 605
Posted By Andy Antipas

Universal 51s

I have two bikes with these brakes. An early 60's Galmozzi and Masi, which I built as period correct as I could. They work ok for me on old school tubular rims. The original Universal brake pads have...
10-02-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 18,449
Posted By Andy Antipas

1973 Colnago Eddy Merckx Molteni

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09-24-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 563
Posted By Andy Antipas

09-08-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 563
Posted By Andy Antipas

Vitus carbone 7

No. It is solid. I don't know why the carbon stay is short there. I have been riding the bike for 8 years with no issues.
09-08-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 563
Posted By Andy Antipas

For Sale Vitus Carbone 7 54cm

Lowered price. Time to move this bike on to a new home. I'm out of shop space and I have other projects I would like to move on to. I have owned it for 8 years and it is excellent condition. Smooth...
09-01-20, 08:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,107
Posted By Andy Antipas

Serotta Colorado 2

I have owned my Colorado 2 since 1992 and it was my primary bike for many years. It is my favorite riding steel bike and I have a bunch of nice ones. It has an amazingly smooth ride even with narrow...
08-23-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1,904
Views: 189,569
Posted By Andy Antipas

favorite tubular tires

Wildwood "Best all round rider = VeloFlex, either 25 or 28mm (Roubaix and Vlaanderan were the old names)"

Great tires. My favorites.

I have other tubular tire brands in the fleet, but Veloflex...
08-16-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 543
Posted By Andy Antipas

Pram

AndyK that is pretty cool! Love the suspension system.
08-12-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,858
Posted By Andy Antipas

Dan is a friend and knowledgable bike geek, and I...

Dan is a friend and knowledgable bike geek, and I usually try to stay out of these discussions.........

However, it all comes down to individual perspectives and experience. Newer is not always...
07-21-20, 08:49 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 11,077
Posted By Andy Antipas

84 Nuovo Mexico. Looks Great. Rides Great. ...

84 Nuovo Mexico. Looks Great. Rides Great.

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07-19-20, 04:56 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 11,109
Posted By Andy Antipas

AndyK can one bike out of my 20+ fleet...

AndyK can one bike out of my 20+ fleet demonstrate I can be flexible?
Probably not..... One cannot change their stripes.
07-19-20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 11,109
Posted By Andy Antipas

Hodge Podgery

AndyK comes up with the best threads and I'm a huge Monty Python fan......

I'm a purest and I usually restore/build bikes that are period correct and ride them that way as God and Tullio intended....
05-04-20, 01:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,844
Posted By Andy Antipas

more pics

Here are a few more pics. Painted flaked away behind the front derailleur clamp, and I have touched that up as well.

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05-04-20, 10:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,844
Posted By Andy Antipas

60cm 1986 Bianchi frame set for sale

1986 Bianchi frameset for sale. Measure 60cm center to top with a 58cm top tube center to center. Bianchi/Columbus Formula One tube set made in Italy. The frame comes with a record headset in good...
04-05-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 18,518
Posted By Andy Antipas

More roads around Durango

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La Plata Mountains...
03-31-20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 14,705
Posted By Andy Antipas

Colnago and Gios

Not sure. Red or Blue?

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1983 Colnago Mexico
...
03-31-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 18,518
Posted By Andy Antipas

County Roads Around Durango Colorado

La Plata County Road 205 located northwest of town.

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La Plata County Road...
03-30-20, 09:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 541
Posted By Andy Antipas

Fenders on a Campy equipped bike? Yes. What is...

Fenders on a Campy equipped bike? Yes. What is the problem?


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1985 Pinarello...
03-29-20, 09:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By Andy Antipas

Good morning. No I don't? I'm not familiar with...

Good morning. No I don't? I'm not familiar with Delta brakes. This bike is my first experience. Does that attach to the seat post binder bolt?
03-29-20, 08:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By Andy Antipas

Bianchi age and model

Thank you for the responses!
03-28-20, 07:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By Andy Antipas

Help dating Bianchi

Can anyone help me date this Bianchi and tell me what model it might be? Also, I'm not an expert on delta brakes. Do we know what generation these might be? Thank you!
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03-04-20, 10:16 PM
Replies: 992
Views: 103,971
Posted By Andy Antipas

Bluebird Day in Durango

Picture is from Baker's Bridge, which is about 13 miles north of Durango and is a locally famous movie location from Newman and Redford's "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid".
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03-04-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 17,643
Posted By Andy Antipas

c1963

Freshly restored circa 1963 Masi Special

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02-09-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,286
Posted By Andy Antipas

c1963 Masi Special

Thanks. I'm usually a Veloflex person, but this bike won't see a lot of miles. It is the sunny Sunday ride special at this point. I have other bikes that are Cino ready. I am looking forward to...
02-09-20, 10:02 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,286
Posted By Andy Antipas

c1963 Masi Special

I bought the frame over 4 years ago and, the frame had lead a hard life, the original fork was missing, and a previous owner had modern braze-ons installed. The goal was to return the frame to its...
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