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02-27-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 417
Posted By SJX426

I have been holding back for years! It's an...

I have been holding back for years! It's an engineering thing about proper descriptions. Cogs are in iGH hubs.
02-27-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 417
Posted By SJX426

cog [käɡ] NOUN cogs (plural noun) a...

cog
[käɡ]
NOUN
cogs (plural noun)

a wheel or bar with a series of projections on its edge, which transfers motion by engaging with projections on another wheel or bar.

sprocket
[ˈspräkət]...
02-27-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 277
Posted By SJX426

I believe it is #3...

I believe it is #3 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=3) . Don't like the distribution model he described.
Glad to see him back. I am in the same boat as Russ Roth .
02-26-20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 5,890
Views: 498,560
Posted By SJX426

KMC X10 chain for my De Rosa build. Went with the...

KMC X10 chain for my De Rosa build. Went with the black and bling
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02-26-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 553
Posted By SJX426

Like DMC707 , I selected a chain that is bling...

Like DMC707 , I selected a chain that is bling and black. I thought I had a good 10 speed chain. Must have put it on the PInarello. I ordered a KMC X10 which arrived today. Here it is installed:...
02-25-20, 01:50 PM
02-25-20, 07:57 AM
Replies: 2,807
Views: 229,611
Posted By SJX426

Picked up an RD for the De Rosa build. Waiting...

Picked up an RD for the De Rosa build. Waiting for other parts like chain, hand bar and stem.
Still need FD, brake calipers and Ergos....
02-24-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 553
Posted By SJX426

Not much progress but I do have a RD. ...

Not much progress but I do have a RD.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49581087143_bcaa65439d_5k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2ixj2Q4)P1030049 (https://flic.kr/p/2ixj2Q4), on Flickr...
02-24-20, 02:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 553
Posted By SJX426

squirtdad THANKS for that pic! Helps a bunch!

squirtdad THANKS for that pic! Helps a bunch!
02-24-20, 08:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 227
Posted By SJX426

PM sent

PM sent
02-23-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 553
Posted By SJX426

sloar Thanks for that comparison. I think I will...

sloar Thanks for that comparison. I think I will stick with the bling side. Ordered a Campy 10V Record RD. Will have both and will blend well, I think. Seriously thinking of white saddle, cables and...
02-21-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 804
Posted By SJX426

squirtdad - Same at our house. We now have two,...

squirtdad - Same at our house. We now have two, Two passed last summer. They all preferred me. I call, they come.

repechage - My understanding is that they do live long. This one is about 6...
02-20-20, 07:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 804
Posted By SJX426

LOL, I just pulled it out of the box last week....

LOL, I just pulled it out of the box last week. It is hanging next to the red Langster. So far so good!

When she notices, my response will be "You got a cat, I get a bike."...
02-19-20, 02:08 PM
Replies: 5,890
Views: 498,560
Posted By SJX426

Picked up 4 NISI CORA TORO tubular rims today...

Picked up 4 NISI CORA TORO tubular rims today from CL. NOS.
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02-19-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 804
Posted By SJX426

I made that mistake once. I don't plan on doing...

I made that mistake once. I don't plan on doing that again.
02-18-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 455
Posted By SJX426

I place my bent rims on a glass coffee table or a...

I place my bent rims on a glass coffee table or a kitchen island top made of marble or equivalent. Those surfaces are flat enough. I then mark where the bend leaves the table. Those spots get clamped...
02-18-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 113
Posted By SJX426

Coating on Campy Carbon bits

Anyone know what the coating is that is on the Carbon parts of the derailleurs? When shopping on line, there are fair number of them that have pealing around the adjustment screws, not to mention the...
02-17-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 553
Posted By SJX426

ridelikeaturtle Went back out and looked at the...

ridelikeaturtle Went back out and looked at the bike. I agree. Too much black would be.... too much. The wheels and pedals go well and make the frame stand out. The machined surface fits with the...
02-17-20, 06:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 553
Posted By SJX426

gomango Thanks for the background! I am anxious...

gomango Thanks for the background! I am anxious to ride it. I tried to mount a RD yesterday and the bolt only rotated about 1 1/2 turns. I need to check it out more thoroughly.

Chased it out with...
02-15-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 553
Posted By SJX426

Help me build a 1990 De Rosa Pro

I have been holding off for awhile in starting this thread. The expectation is that it will take some time before the build is done. This is the basics.
Purchased this frame set from squirtdad a...
02-15-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 782
Posted By SJX426

Sorry for the damage. How about pictures of the...

Sorry for the damage. How about pictures of the damage?
02-09-20, 08:39 AM
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Views: 498,560
Posted By SJX426

CL purchase for <$130. A wheel set of Campagnolo...

CL purchase for <$130. A wheel set of Campagnolo Record hubs, Campy 10V block, Ambrosia rims and contental tires.
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02-09-20, 06:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,905
Posted By SJX426

Yup, I did. I used the DA hub with the DA block...

Yup, I did. I used the DA hub with the DA block and Wheel Smith spacers to get the 8V to work with the Ergos.
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02-02-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 402
Posted By SJX426

No, yes.

No, yes.
01-29-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,235
Posted By SJX426

I've been riding for awhile before getting into...

I've been riding for awhile before getting into "performance" bikes. My first 10 speed was a Bridgstone that I bought when I was 13, IIRC. first with drops. The next serious bike was a Peugeot UO-08...
01-29-20, 08:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 525
Posted By SJX426

There ya go!

There ya go!
01-28-20, 12:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 525
Posted By SJX426

I would also measure the thickness of F, H, and...

I would also measure the thickness of F, H, and L. Since there is an offset, I would put the thin one in the H position, if there is a difference. Lubing them slightly would also be a good idea.
01-28-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 525
Posted By SJX426

Did you check the brake block mounts? are the...

Did you check the brake block mounts? are the mounting studs in the same location fore and aft?
Replies: 13
Views: 849
Posted By SJX426

Great job! it is very attractive!

Great job! it is very attractive!
01-28-20, 09:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 525
Posted By SJX426

You are justified in being concerned. The...

You are justified in being concerned. The Universal 61 brake calipers are cast and will break when attempting to bend them. Ask me how I know!...
01-28-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 525
Posted By SJX426

Need a better understanding of the alignment. How...

Need a better understanding of the alignment. How are they misaligned? is it relative to each other? I believe there is an alignment issue due to the arms being offset at the pivot point. Some...
01-28-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,304
Posted By SJX426

I have a few from recent purchases. My most oft...

I have a few from recent purchases. My most oft used one is a Cinelli in black. Campagnolo is another but it doesn't fit as well. I would like an older logo Pinarello and Colnago. Oh and a...
01-27-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,925
Posted By SJX426

My wife's Raleigh from 1974. She bought it new....

My wife's Raleigh from 1974. She bought it new. This picture was taken in 2009. It isn't much different today.
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01-23-20, 08:30 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,897
Posted By SJX426

I wouldn't be interested in the body but the...

I wouldn't be interested in the body but the lens, even though it is the most common, is one I don't have.

If you are referring to the matchbox car behind the Citroen, yes a Rolls. Bought the...
01-23-20, 08:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,449
Posted By SJX426

Vice and 2x4 works well for bending all kinds of...

Vice and 2x4 works well for bending all kinds of steel and AL. I created a splayed handlebar for a mtb project that worked well.
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01-23-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,897
Posted By SJX426

My 35mm stuff. Stored in original boxes now....

My 35mm stuff. Stored in original boxes now. Still crave an OM-4n
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Replies: 9
Views: 609
Posted By SJX426

I would go for that at a reasonable price!

I would go for that at a reasonable price!
01-23-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 554
Posted By SJX426

sykerocker Bending the fork back might improve...

sykerocker Bending the fork back might improve the fender line! not to mention an improvement of distance between the fender and the lower down tube.
01-16-20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 8,951
Posted By SJX426

unobtainium bearing races, be it Super Record...

unobtainium bearing races, be it Super Record crown race, Mallard hub or even DA 740x hub race. Bent and broken axle stops.
01-16-20, 07:47 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 6,543
Posted By SJX426

masi61 I live in Virginia, near the Potomac. It...

masi61 I live in Virginia, near the Potomac. It is typically very humid here. I run a dehumidifier in the garage to keep things from turning reddish brown. Before I did that I was in a place...
01-15-20, 07:19 AM
Replies: 796
Views: 55,976
Posted By SJX426

That is a feast! Not really "wrenching" but...

That is a feast!

Not really "wrenching" but I just picked up a pair of wheels on CL for an incredible price, < $150. They are Campagnolo Record hubs of recent vintage with good Campagnolo 10V...
01-15-20, 07:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 302
Posted By SJX426

xetaprime I would make sure the leather is...

xetaprime I would make sure the leather is oriented correctly. I have had them fold part way around making them useless. Cup should be pointed toward the head. The pressure seals the leather against...
01-14-20, 02:44 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,687
Posted By SJX426

aceves Good work! You may want to take Mothers...

aceves Good work! You may want to take Mothers Polish to those brake calipers and hubs. they can turn out very nice with little effort.
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01-14-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,165
Posted By SJX426

My favorite is not different than a lot of others...

My favorite is not different than a lot of others in terms of the manufacturer. Mine is a bit old as it was sold with the Le Champion in 1972. It has seen better days....
01-14-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,360
Posted By SJX426

Oldairhead - Beautiful bike! Love the seat lug...

Oldairhead - Beautiful bike! Love the seat lug treatment for the SS and fork crown is unique too!

Like the chrome treatment. I am such a sucker for it.
01-14-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 934
Posted By SJX426

Oh BTW, Nice find!

Oh BTW, Nice find!
01-11-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,152
Posted By SJX426

I have one that was acquired in the 70's. The...

I have one that was acquired in the 70's. The problem with them is when the O ring wears out. It is hard to find the right one that has the right cross section and overall circumference. The other...
01-10-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,423
Posted By SJX426

I fouid a couple of sets of GL330 a few years ago...

I fouid a couple of sets of GL330 a few years ago and paid lvery little for them. They were intended to be back ups for the Colnago. Now they will be utilized for the Pinarello.
01-08-20, 06:16 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,543
Posted By SJX426

BITD yes I used them but not today. I have two...

BITD yes I used them but not today. I have two sets of pedals for the older bikes, Look Keo and traps. Shoes for both too. Early in my biking experience with drop bar bikes I sued the traps with...
01-07-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,114
Posted By SJX426

I have a bucket list or desirable list that is...

I have a bucket list or desirable list that is all Italian. That does not preclude others. It is a priority list for me. I am selective about each. Chrome is highly desirable for any. Campagnolo or...
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