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04-08-21, 11:36 AM
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Posted By fraba

The BB shell looks very much like this Gipiemme...

The BB shell looks very much like this Gipiemme (VeloBase.com - View Single Frame Part (http://velobase.com/ViewFramePart.aspx?ID=2dd10d5e-d3a1-43d6-9c6b-fc9e22a1a5e1&AbsPos=128)) but without the 2...
04-08-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 223
Posted By fraba

Thanks for the info. I will try to search more...

Thanks for the info. I will try to search more info about this Nash pattern.
04-08-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,230
Posted By fraba

I just received a similar phishing email minutes...

I just received a similar phishing email minutes ago... Please DO NOT CLICK.
04-08-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 223
Posted By fraba

Trying to bump up the thread. Maybe T-Mar and...

Trying to bump up the thread. Maybe T-Mar and randyjawa could help? I know they are both very knowledgeable, especially about Canadian (Quebec) made bikes.

Thanks in advance guys :)
François
04-07-21, 07:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 223
Posted By fraba

Help identify my new Limongi BB and lugs

Hi,

I just bought an early 90s (90-92) Limongi Special in Columbus SLX. I was not able to identify the BB (Italian) and the lugs on this bike. As you can see on the pictures, they all have a kind...
Replies: 17
Views: 924
Posted By fraba

Nice bike! I don’t have much knowledge about...

Nice bike! I don’t have much knowledge about Tommasini bikes, but I found this on ebay. Not exactly the same (ready for a 1X with no FD hanger and one downtube shifter braze). Hope this helps.
11-04-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 483
Views: 59,477
Posted By fraba

Thanks CyclesMakaron for sharing all that...

Thanks CyclesMakaron for sharing all that knowledge about EMB! You mentioned that it was repainted after 1993 in VLB pattern. I have been searching but... not clue what VLB means! Sorry for my...
11-03-20, 03:38 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 59,477
Posted By fraba

Hi, I have seen this frame L - 8 (or 6?)X -...

Hi,

I have seen this frame L - 8 (or 6?)X - C6440. So if I followed correctly, it should be a Corsa Extra in SLX made somewhere in 1990... Am I right :foo:? Also, the seller claims that the seat...
Forum: Triathlon
06-11-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,748
Posted By fraba

+1. TT bike is the way to go. BUT keep in mind...

+1. TT bike is the way to go. BUT keep in mind that you may not be accepted in group rides.
06-09-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,291
Posted By fraba

I only know the UP (I ride one since 2018) but...

I only know the UP (I ride one since 2018) but they look pretty similar. What I like of my UP is that when I put road wheels and tires, I feel on a road bike. I think the short chain stays of the UP...
Replies: 3
Views: 451
Posted By fraba

Hello, I will start with a disclaimer: there...

Hello,

I will start with a disclaimer: there are people more knowledgeable that me for this. Having said that, my guess would be an early (c.1992-93?) Super Piu. I don't think the rear brake cable...
05-14-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 271
Posted By fraba

I can confirm it is a Safari problem. I have the...

I can confirm it is a Safari problem. I have the same problem as the OP on Safari but works just fine when I use Chrome on a Mac.
05-11-20, 07:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,649
Posted By fraba

PM sent for #27...

PM sent for #27 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=27) .
05-07-20, 06:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 589
Posted By fraba

A good option for a slightly used groupset is to...

A good option for a slightly used groupset is to buy a complete bike with the components you want and resell the frame and other non required components. You can save a lot. I did this for my 1988...
Replies: 17
Views: 795
Posted By fraba

Hi, I am not your guy for this but if you want...

Hi,
I am not your guy for this but if you want a good appraisal, you need to show pictures of the bike.
Cheers!

Edits: I see you are new (welcome to BF!). You should participate to several...
Replies: 73
Views: 8,502
Posted By fraba

My recent sales. Montreal area. Note that prices...

My recent sales. Montreal area. Note that prices are in CANADIAN $$.

Peugeot UE-18 1972, almost original except for FD, mudguards and grips, $250
...
Replies: 3
Views: 469
Posted By fraba

For reference, this groups is for sale in the...

For reference, this groups is for sale in the Montreal region:

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-velo-pieces/ville-de-montreal/campagnolo-record-titanium-10-speed-groupset/1460836854

Equivalent of about...
Replies: 20
Views: 1,833
Posted By fraba

From my searches, it was possible to have it with...

From my searches, it was possible to have it with ''regular'' 531, 531 Pro and even 753 IIRC.


Really nice bike!

For your info, I decided to pass. However, I learned a lot in the process and...
Replies: 20
Views: 1,833
Posted By fraba

Thanks alcjphil for sharing your thoughts....

Thanks alcjphil for sharing your thoughts. Greatly appreciated. Looks like I'm gonna have a tough negotiation if I want this bike at a good price!
Cheers!
Replies: 20
Views: 1,833
Posted By fraba

I agree with you about the presentation. A bike...

I agree with you about the presentation. A bike like this at least deserves nice pictures showing all details that can help identify and put an approx date on the frame. But if it's a good bike, I...
Replies: 20
Views: 1,833
Posted By fraba

Hummm... finally I don’t think it is a PY10. We...

Hummm... finally I don’t think it is a PY10. We can clearly see an eyelet on the rear drop out. This would be a PY60... again I am no expert with Peugeot bikes and any comments would be appreciated. ...
Replies: 20
Views: 1,833
Posted By fraba

Thanks for the advice!

Thanks for the advice!
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Views: 1,833
Posted By fraba

Hi guy, Thanks for taking the time. I am...

Hi guy,

Thanks for taking the time. I am going to see it tomorrow. I will let you know what I do.
Replies: 20
Views: 1,833
Posted By fraba

1977 Peugeot PY10 CP - worth the price?

Hello all,

I hope your are all well. I found this somewhat rare bike for sale. Likely a 1977. Parts are not all original but seems to be period correct. What do you think? Does it worth the $800...
Forum: Triathlon
04-30-20, 08:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,122
Posted By fraba

Specialized Evade. Ride with it for 2-3 years...

Specialized Evade. Ride with it for 2-3 years now, duathlons and road. Light, confortable (for me), fairly vented. Aero? Probably more that a regular road helmet but honestly, I did no comparative...
04-28-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,695
Posted By fraba

Stunning bike! I have one from the exact...

Stunning bike!

I have one from the exact same year that I am restoring for myself :). Did you put new decals? They look absolutely new. I would like to know where you got them since mine are in...
04-24-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 431
Posted By fraba

Hi, Unfortunately, from what I know, there...

Hi,

Unfortunately, from what I know, there is no one-stop-shop for Campy knowledge. But here some resources I frequently use:

VeloBase.com (http://velobase.com) - this is probably the first...
04-17-20, 08:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,309
Posted By fraba

I have a set of Nisi HR22, 700c, with Ofmega hubs...

I have a set of Nisi HR22, 700c, with Ofmega hubs and a Sachs-Maillard LY91 8-speed freewheel 13-21. These were on a Marinoni 1992 all Shimano DA (except for the wheels). Wheels are true and the...
04-17-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 720
Posted By fraba

Confined people should have a good laugh once a...

Confined people should have a good laugh once a day. Thanks for this one!
04-17-20, 06:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,361
Posted By fraba

Hi and welcome to BF! I won’t be original but...

Hi and welcome to BF!
I won’t be original but don’t drill and I encourage you to keep these very good brake calipers. I restored 2 Peugeots recently and the brakes are probably the best components...
Replies: 17
Views: 1,670
Posted By fraba

This site MOMBAT: Merlin Bicycles History...

This site MOMBAT: Merlin Bicycles History (http://mombatbicycles.com/MOMBAT/BikeHistoryPages/Merlin.html), at the very bottom of the page, show a list of S/N per model year. Based on this info, it...
04-15-20, 07:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 538
Posted By fraba

It's a 1991 (yes, I thought 1992 but S/N...

It's a 1991 (yes, I thought 1992 but S/N confirmed 1991) Merlin Titanium Road with the Suntour Grease Guard BB. I have investigated this possibility but no existing BB fits in there. Not standard,...
04-14-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 538
Posted By fraba

Thanks to all of you for your advices and...

Thanks to all of you for your advices and information.

I also thought about fitting 11-speed chainrings on my old Dura Ace 7400 crank. I have search the topic but did not find clear indication...
04-13-20, 09:06 PM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 368,597
Posted By fraba

Oups! Confusion here. My SC IS a 1973, with...

Oups! Confusion here. My SC IS a 1973, with Capella lugs. When you said your lugs were different, I thought you were referring to the 1972 from lugsNleather58. :o
04-13-20, 08:54 PM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 368,597
Posted By fraba

Your right, the picture does not show well the...

Your right, the picture does not show well the lugs details. This one is a little dark but shows more details....
04-13-20, 08:41 PM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 368,597
Posted By fraba

Are you sure you have a 1972? On my 1973, I have...

Are you sure you have a 1972? On my 1973, I have Capella lugs - different from the Nervex on the 1972. What I have found so far is that 1973 would be the 1st year Raleigh used Capella lugs on the SC....
04-13-20, 08:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 538
Posted By fraba

Best square taper crank option for 11s Shimano 9xxx groupset

Hi,

Yes, I know, it's a weird question. But my intent is to modernize my 1992 Merlin Titanium. It has a proprietary press-fit BB, meaning that I am stuck with a square taper BB. I looked at White...
04-13-20, 04:59 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 63,327
Posted By fraba

No, it's a Master Piu. Circa 1988. All aspect of...

No, it's a Master Piu. Circa 1988. All aspect of a 1988 but with a 'decor' paint scheme. I am pretty sure it's the original paint so very likely one of the first 'Decor'.

...
Replies: 17
Views: 1,670
Posted By fraba

I recently purchase the same bike, same...

I recently purchase the same bike, same components, in size 55 (TT c-c) for 850 CND$ (roughly $610 in US $). I am not an expert in Merlin bikes valuation but I would not have paid more for the bike....
04-13-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 368,597
Posted By fraba

Thanks Tom. I am really happy with the results. ...

Thanks Tom. I am really happy with the results.
I'm from Longueuil, south shore of Montreal in Quebec. Very good point, I'll update my profile.
04-13-20, 08:15 AM
Replies: 705
Views: 63,327
Posted By fraba

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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04-13-20, 07:44 AM
04-13-20, 07:35 AM
Replies: 7,739
Views: 2,125,702
Posted By fraba

Here is another vintage MTB. I recently completed...

Here is another vintage MTB. I recently completed the restoration, which honestly, was easy. This bike was in great conditions. Unfortunately, it is too small for me. Too bad because it rides really...
04-13-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 368,597
Posted By fraba

Hello, Yes, another Raleigh SC... I finally...

Hello,

Yes, another Raleigh SC... I finally manage to complete the restauration. It rides really well. This is my new personalized commuter!

Take care,
François
...
04-09-20, 01:37 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,729
Posted By fraba

[QUOTE=Daven27;21409514]Really nice bike's being...

[QUOTE=Daven27;21409514]Really nice bike's being presented here!

Nice Panasonic on Tange tubes, seller claims center-center frame is 57cm with a set of brand new continental tires. Not sure if it...
04-09-20, 06:56 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,729
Posted By fraba

Hi and welcome to BF! A lot of good stuff...

Hi and welcome to BF!

A lot of good stuff from fellows before me. I jus want to add pictures of a gravel bike I recently built for my son. Vintage frame with modern (Mavic wheels) and not so...
04-09-20, 06:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 631
Posted By fraba

Just bumping up the thread...

Just bumping up the thread...
04-08-20, 09:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 631
Posted By fraba

Colnago Master Piu with single-point lugs?!

Hi,

I hope you are all well during this pandemic. I recently found a Colnago Master Piu for sale on eBay...
Replies: 5
Views: 1,090
Posted By fraba

Guys, thanks for your replies. I had doubt, they...

Guys, thanks for your replies. I had doubt, they are confirmed!

Bianchigirll thanks for the heads up about the headset. And your right, too small for me. But a friend of mine could have been...
Replies: 5
Views: 1,090
Posted By fraba

How much for this Bianchi Special frame?

Hello C&V afficionados,

I am in contact with a guy who has this Bianchi frame for sale. His price is $600 (US dollars). I found some information about this Columbus special tubing on some BF...
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