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10-16-19, 08:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 584
Posted By MiloFrance

Fabulous. I have a near complete set of AX if you...

Fabulous. I have a near complete set of AX if you need spares, I prefer my 7100/7400 stuff..
09-22-19, 10:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 239
Posted By MiloFrance

Your smaller frame size could have meant a...

Your smaller frame size could have meant a different reinforcing pattern to achieve the same end.
09-14-19, 09:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,661
Posted By MiloFrance

Wot he sed...

Wot he sed...
09-12-19, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 345
Posted By MiloFrance

Rudi Altig's Gitane?

Why cant people take decent photos in this country?? Pinched from the FB Gitane group..
https://www.leboncoin.fr/velos/1668750448.htm/
09-09-19, 01:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 862
Posted By MiloFrance

My first instinct was decent level Gitane,...

My first instinct was decent level Gitane, looking at the swaged seat stay tops and lugs. Its possible I'm being misled by the very Gitane Pro blue paint job though. Looks nice whatever it is.
09-09-19, 09:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,314
Posted By MiloFrance

Wow, bargain! Congrats...

Wow, bargain! Congrats...
09-07-19, 11:24 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,588
Posted By MiloFrance

Probably amongst others, but SP tubing is 27.0....

Probably amongst others, but SP tubing is 27.0. Looks close to a 58 which was around the size SL was swapped for SP. I think it was T-Mar that ID'd that on my Guerciotti. If you don't want it, I'll...
09-05-19, 12:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 613
Posted By MiloFrance

Not many Columbus decals have a long name, so I...

Not many Columbus decals have a long name, so I would hazard a guess at Aelle Or, Cromor or Tretubi something...

Edit: Unlikely but just looking at another thread, Neuron fits the bill for silver...
09-04-19, 10:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 361
Posted By MiloFrance

Sent one recently WITHOUT wheels to reduce the...

Sent one recently WITHOUT wheels to reduce the package size. 10kg (it was 9kg but that wasn't an option), €265. UPS via the website.
09-03-19, 11:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By MiloFrance

Never heard of Jean Brun si a quick bit of...

Never heard of Jean Brun si a quick bit of research and I found he was a racer in the 50s/60s and opened his shop in the centre of the city.

I looked up the shop on goooogle maps. It was 100m...
09-03-19, 11:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By MiloFrance

Seen in the wild with a difference!

Wandering around the streets of Geneva, I saw this little beauty

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1120x2000/20190903_151533_104fe6ef58ee607c1aac534f3c4e6cf520caa5f7.jpg...
08-26-19, 07:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 322
Posted By MiloFrance

Yes we are! This is the AM Running,...

Yes we are!

This is the AM Running, excellent rack, missing rear wheel and the HS is HS (Hors Service)
...
08-25-19, 11:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 322
Posted By MiloFrance

Anjou Velo Vintage 2020 - Older bikes

Never one to just get a bike out of a skip (dumpster) and ride it 120 km, Bob and I have been looking at getting something slightly older together for the ride. Both our OHs are interested as well...
08-25-19, 10:14 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,796
Posted By MiloFrance

What they all said, and Bon Courage from here.

What they all said, and Bon Courage from here.
Replies: 14
Views: 719
Posted By MiloFrance

U08 Peugeots seem to have a cult following over...

U08 Peugeots seem to have a cult following over there. For the condition and authenticity, I would have walked out with it at that price.
08-17-19, 02:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,462
Posted By MiloFrance

It would look fine with a normal low flange hub,...

It would look fine with a normal low flange hub, but it wouldn't stand out... Now it has 'pop'. ;)
08-17-19, 12:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,772
Posted By MiloFrance

Great find even if it's more modern. The problem...

Great find even if it's more modern. The problem is that as soon as someone rides it, it's been ridden. OK, that sounds weird but I hope you see what I mean?
08-17-19, 12:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 571
Posted By MiloFrance

Nobody get out of this life alive. A sad day...

Nobody get out of this life alive. A sad day indeed but reading the list of his palmarés above, what struck me is the time between wins. Example, Paris-Brussels, '66 and '76. That's career longevity...
08-16-19, 11:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 944
Posted By MiloFrance

Generally speaking, seat stay finishing with a...

Generally speaking, seat stay finishing with a wrapover is not a low end frame. Lack of bottle cage bosses puts it in the 70s? as does the stem. If you were in the UK I'd say...
08-16-19, 11:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,462
Posted By MiloFrance

It's finally found a home. My acquaintance Serge...

It's finally found a home. My acquaintance Serge (remember this one? (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1161841-very-nice-french-one-you.html)) came over to see what I had and away it went 2...
08-13-19, 07:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 662
Posted By MiloFrance

It is, although the original dark orange is...

It is, although the original dark orange is visible on the steerer.. Sprayed to match my 2Cv...
08-10-19, 06:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 662
Posted By MiloFrance

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/px10_repaired_6084fdffdfadac94b4c3acc93c2df2a06d054569.jpg
My PX10 serial is 11 666 39. That works with yours being mid 70s I reckon?
08-08-19, 02:39 PM
Replies: 1,380
Views: 88,987
Posted By MiloFrance

I was asking the seller questions about this...

I was asking the seller questions about this (https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Bates-23-034-Road-Frame-Diadrant-Forks-Cantiflex-Tubing-Men-039-s-Vintage-Bicycle-Frame-/333289889865)
It sold just as I was...
08-05-19, 12:32 PM
Replies: 722
Views: 113,478
Posted By MiloFrance

My Sunday morning ride took me past this... The...

My Sunday morning ride took me past this... The Mottet was the cream of the bunch for me, not the cheapest seller, but good to see they were all in decent condition!

...
07-30-19, 02:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 296
Posted By MiloFrance

Interesting young builder in Toulouse

I met this lad's dad today. He was loading a skinny tubed bike in to the back of a car, so of course I threw it in reverse (I was in my van) and had a chat.
https://www.facebook.com/baudoubikes/...
07-24-19, 06:21 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,197
Posted By MiloFrance

I have to give some credit to Mr Tunes for having...

I have to give some credit to Mr Tunes for having the guts and confidence to send a pile of euros to a near stranger. I only had a single photo to go on and the seller is so un-technical, even that...
07-23-19, 02:42 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,197
Posted By MiloFrance

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/20190723_223718_177a2aa9d89cf7d45b1c9058df50fba702ec84bb.jpg
Just caught up with this! So glad it arrived safe and sound. It literally...
07-05-19, 12:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,049
Posted By MiloFrance

1980 PY10 https://youtu.be/mCXf9cRciAQ ...

1980 PY10
https://youtu.be/mCXf9cRciAQ

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1120x2000/20181129_123340_ff834dcfd75aa132c339141f76e9f99cc8e54f4a.jpg
07-04-19, 11:26 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,801
Posted By MiloFrance

Wow velocipedia looks great! Bob and I are...

Wow velocipedia looks great! Bob and I are currently on motorway heading to Anjou. We started streaming BBC 6 music last night and send an email into the show that was celebrating the start of the...
Replies: 63
Views: 4,861
Posted By MiloFrance

A bit late to this one but thank you for the...

A bit late to this one but thank you for the mention unworthy1. Puzzle solved!
Post 8 and 16 on this thread (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1170702-n-6-almost-9-a.html) is the only...
06-05-19, 10:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,825
Posted By MiloFrance

Evening all. Summer work has started and I'm...

Evening all. Summer work has started and I'm behind on everything! One of the 9 made it in to GMBN tech news! I used to work in my LBS with Fin, the owner of the shiny Manitou. 15:50 in to the vid:...
06-05-19, 10:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 217
Posted By MiloFrance

Fantastic, thank you. I'll be trying to organise...

Fantastic, thank you. I'll be trying to organise my work around it next year!
05-03-19, 06:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,046
Posted By MiloFrance

​​​​​ Thanks T-mar. The previous owner did...

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Thanks T-mar. The previous owner did indeed buy it as a frameset when he lived in Spain. Apparently from banesto themselves although who knows. Some of the oria tubeset seem to be very popular...
05-03-19, 03:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,046
Posted By MiloFrance

I'm English. I can draw a longbow with the best...

I'm English. I can draw a longbow with the best of them!

Thanks, it's defo getting a couple of rides before any decisions are made...
05-03-19, 12:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,046
Posted By MiloFrance

So, more research later, it's possible that they...

So, more research later, it's possible that they were made by Pinarello? There is the pic below of a seat cluster on a Stelvio very similar, and although it's not an unusual finishing, the other...
05-02-19, 10:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,046
Posted By MiloFrance

Where was that overpriced bike advert thread? ...

Where was that overpriced bike advert thread?

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Miguel-Indurain-Pinarello-Banesto-original-Tour-bicycle-1994-Campagnolo-Record-/123667304067
05-02-19, 10:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,046
Posted By MiloFrance

Nothing Pinarello like on it except the stem. Was...

Nothing Pinarello like on it except the stem. Was hoping someone could proffer an opinion on the serial number (and the '8' next to it) and the seatstay treatment?
05-02-19, 09:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,046
Posted By MiloFrance

Piccard

Make esto number one.


Ok that doesn't quite work...
05-02-19, 08:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,046
Posted By MiloFrance

and the whole thing: ...

and the whole thing:

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/20190502_161235_4bae7d7bbc6e7607aab5b18e23c495401a525920.jpg
05-02-19, 08:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,046
Posted By MiloFrance

The rest of the pics. So it looks like it was...

The rest of the pics. So it looks like it was either a brief sponsorship with a company that made massage creams, or a celebration of Indurain winning the tour. Either way it's close to my size so...
05-02-19, 07:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,046
Posted By MiloFrance

Forgot the rest of the text... So does anyone...

Forgot the rest of the text... So does anyone know what that decal says? Looks like DITOUR to me but I can't find anything else about it. Tube set is Oria TT09.
05-02-19, 06:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,046
Posted By MiloFrance

Another one I didn't need. Research needed!

This was on FB market place so cheap I couldn't resist.

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/20190502_145015_9e8b42b13d00aee9361d2239ea01d14933c11338.jpg...
04-30-19, 12:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 877
Posted By MiloFrance

I asked. He doesn't remember the name..

I asked. He doesn't remember the name..
04-28-19, 08:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 877
Posted By MiloFrance

A friend was very big in CO in the 90s and knew...

A friend was very big in CO in the 90s and knew loads of Frame builders back then. I'll ask.
04-23-19, 04:17 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,543
Posted By MiloFrance

That made me :LOL:

That made me :LOL:
04-22-19, 11:54 PM
Replies: 52,429
Views: 7,074,148
Posted By MiloFrance

Very cool! Lesson 1; they are steel not alloy!...

Very cool! Lesson 1; they are steel not alloy! (Yes I know steel is an alloy of iron and carbon etc...)
04-22-19, 11:51 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,543
Posted By MiloFrance

A friend in the bike business asked me if a...

A friend in the bike business asked me if a Cannondale hardtail with disks was retro... :foo:
You can buy a brand new Bianchi for the Eroica.
Reynolds will still make 531 tubing to special order.
...
Replies: 6
Views: 1,085
Posted By MiloFrance

Only 2 posts by the OP, in 2016! Zombie thread...

Only 2 posts by the OP, in 2016! Zombie thread but would be nice to know how they got on!
04-22-19, 03:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,127
Posted By MiloFrance

Drive side pic. :lol: Seat cluster looks...

Drive side pic. :lol:
Seat cluster looks generic to this era bonded frame, carbon layup is very different
Replies: 7
Views: 787
Posted By MiloFrance

Thank you Chombi1, I was looking at previous ads...

Thank you Chombi1, I was looking at previous ads and that sounds about right for a full bike. I'll keep thinking about the frameset.
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