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01-04-14, 01:31 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 12,900
Posted By JPZ66

Hello, Ok...the book and poster have...

Hello,

Ok...the book and poster have arrived...Book is excellent...very nicely done drawings ! The poster, well, it would have been great...but it was Folded ...major disappointment ! I would have...
01-01-14, 08:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,930
Posted By JPZ66

First off, Happy New Year everyone ! ...

First off, Happy New Year everyone !

Decals.... I would always choose water slides over stickers any day ! My personal method is paint, polish, clear, polish, decal, clear, polish..... Most water...
12-28-13, 10:13 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 12,900
Posted By JPZ66

Ok......any word on when these are getting...

Ok......any word on when these are getting shipped ??

Joe
12-28-13, 10:02 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 14,337
Posted By JPZ66

Seasons Greetings to All, I just returned...

Seasons Greetings to All,

I just returned home after a trip abroad, and opened my Secret Santa present ! To an admitted Italophile, there is nothing better than opening a package and seeing...
12-21-13, 11:47 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 14,337
Posted By JPZ66

Ahhhhh....outgoing has been sent, and incoming...

Ahhhhh....outgoing has been sent, and incoming has arrived, but now I have to go overseas tomorrow morning, so wont be able to open and post pics until next Friday !

Joe
12-13-13, 08:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By JPZ66

Oh definately...First Class all the way, a...

Oh definately...First Class all the way, a pleasure to deal with for sure, and if this saddle rides half as nice as it looks, it will be a great investment without a doubt.. I see a few more RHM...
12-13-13, 06:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By JPZ66

Shout out to RHM !!

WoW is what I first said as I unwrapped the repro Aquila saddle from Rudi !

Sorry I can't post a pic at the moment, but it was in the for sale area a short while ago....

What I can say, is that...
11-18-13, 09:13 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 9,867
Posted By JPZ66

Aluminum and Tri Color sweetness ! The bike is...

Aluminum and Tri Color sweetness ! The bike is ok too....lol

Really nice Scott and Aaron...!!


Joe
11-12-13, 04:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,723
Posted By JPZ66

Nothing wrong either way in my book.......my own...

Nothing wrong either way in my book.......my own criteria is to look at what isthere, how rare is it and what shape is it really in. As an example, I have a couple of bikes picked up in Italy on the...
11-09-13, 10:30 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 8,070
Posted By JPZ66

I agree with what was stated by another...

I agree with what was stated by another contributor.....a seasoned, knowledgable, expert builder, using quality materials and custom building a frame to fit you....no matter the nationality, will...
11-08-13, 11:28 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,856
Posted By JPZ66

No compiters on vintage bikes for me....main...

No compiters on vintage bikes for me....main reason ....fugly ! I say if you must gather and track data, slip a smart phone in pocket with your choice of app. I like to keep the vintage bikes...
11-04-13, 12:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,007
Posted By JPZ66

+1 This to me would be the biggest...

+1

This to me would be the biggest consideration...the bicycle was not designed or made to carry a load, and this may well affect the handling, not mention may cause other problems.......
11-02-13, 11:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 591
Posted By JPZ66

Or, If you have a set of rims currently, and want...

Or, If you have a set of rims currently, and want them polished.......drop me a PM........

Joe
11-02-13, 10:36 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 9,867
Posted By JPZ66

Have you developed a logo ?....you need a leather...

Have you developed a logo ?....you need a leather stamp to emboss your logo on the side there....!

Joe
11-01-13, 03:21 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 14,337
Posted By JPZ66

Oh yes, it was great fun last year....I'm in for...

Oh yes, it was great fun last year....I'm in for sure ! Thanks for setting it up again this year Pastor Bob !!

Cheers,

Joe
10-31-13, 05:24 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 9,867
Posted By JPZ66

Campy NR brake hoods in leather work for...

Campy NR brake hoods in leather work for me....want a vintage Balilla brake lever assy to use as a model ? Very simple....mostly straight and squarish..... Would be awesome for a couple of old...
10-31-13, 04:36 PM
Replies: 51,763
Views: 6,846,604
Posted By JPZ66

Ha ! Nice to see the price that went for....I was...

Ha ! Nice to see the price that went for....I was just cleaning mine up today in the shop !! And it is in nicer shape than this one....:)
10-31-13, 12:50 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 9,867
Posted By JPZ66

Ok. Listen, if you need a specific durometer...

Ok. Listen, if you need a specific durometer hardness and specific size for an insert, I can help a PM me....

As for the leather brake hoods....How Much ?? Any choices in color ? ( although the...
10-31-13, 10:46 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 9,867
Posted By JPZ66

Couple of other thoughts.....usually when...

Couple of other thoughts.....usually when inserting something with an o-ring into something else, I apply a touch of lube, so the rubber doesn't grab and roll or tear. Just like when you change oil...
10-31-13, 09:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,109
Posted By JPZ66

Yes, I stand corrected....OP did say he assembled...

Yes, I stand corrected....OP did say he assembled the bike! Well, let it serve as a warning to those who rely on LBS to assemble things......
10-31-13, 09:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,109
Posted By JPZ66

The way some unscrupulous bike shops...

The way some unscrupulous bike shops operate....is it even the original Campy BB that got put back in ? (or did they swap a cheap part on ya ?) one shop nearby was caught doing just that...
10-31-13, 09:00 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 9,867
Posted By JPZ66

Wow, those look awesome...though I am not...

Wow, those look awesome...though I am not surprised considering the source ! Couple of thoughts/ questions.... If the ID was thin enough, would the material bend or just deflect and remain in...
10-29-13, 07:56 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,221
Posted By JPZ66

HA ha ! Oh yeah .....Including that wagon in the...

HA ha ! Oh yeah .....Including that wagon in the background......ours was a 1975 Ford Grand Torino Wagon...burnt orange AND the fake wood panels !! Yes indeedy ! As for the jumps....mmmm hmmm, never...
10-29-13, 07:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,063
Posted By JPZ66

Display/storage...yes - one with proper skills /...

Display/storage...yes - one with proper skills / tools can make a design like this very artistic in nature, perhaps adding a small brass plaque or nameplate even.......work stand ? Not so much...
...
10-28-13, 02:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 962
Posted By JPZ66

I'd like to get comments along the restoration...

I'd like to get comments along the restoration side of things as well. What chains would be correct for a given drivetrain ? Perhaps those with original 50's, 60's 70's catalogs would care to...
10-28-13, 08:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 962
Posted By JPZ66

Let's talk chain

Hey All,

Been searching the forum and have found a bit of info here n there, but nothing really comprehensive... so I wanted to ask the question and and see if we can get info all together in one...
10-24-13, 10:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,082
Posted By JPZ66

Yeah, nice purchase ! Love those old english 3...

Yeah, nice purchase ! Love those old english 3 speeds......as for the saddle, please post how the rejuvenation process works for you....

Joe
10-24-13, 10:12 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,036
Posted By JPZ66

So if it is a city problem, contact the city and...

So if it is a city problem, contact the city and see what dept deals with it, then offer to set up a contract for bike removal at no cost to the city and get some official paperwork...kinda like a...
10-24-13, 05:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,316
Posted By JPZ66

Hehe...Go BIG or go home !

Hehe...Go BIG or go home !
10-24-13, 05:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,443
Posted By JPZ66

Looking very sweet Aaron ! As for those...

Looking very sweet Aaron !

As for those looking for a bit more info, here is a link to Grandis....an old italian builder, that is still in business
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10-24-13, 09:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 865
Posted By JPZ66

Yes, oxalic acid. A search of the forum will give...

Yes, oxalic acid. A search of the forum will give plenty of results.....I get mine from the Sherwin Williams store...'wood bleach' or some such...a little goes a long way ! Mainly too, is that once...
10-24-13, 09:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 865
Posted By JPZ66

I almost bid on that myself...love those oldies !...

I almost bid on that myself...love those oldies ! I do not recommend steel wool and wd40.... Careful disassembly and an OA bath is what I would do. It is hard to see exactly the condition, but if...
10-24-13, 09:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,129
Posted By JPZ66

Ciöcc.

Ciöcc.
10-24-13, 08:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,100
Posted By JPZ66

Who said bikes aren't art ? Yeah, very nice !!

Who said bikes aren't art ? Yeah, very nice !!
10-24-13, 12:46 AM
Replies: 5,403
Views: 420,316
Posted By JPZ66

A set of Nisi Toro rims laced to Gnutti hubs w/...

A set of Nisi Toro rims laced to Gnutti hubs w/ skewers and a Regina 5spd freewheel all in pretty nice shape for a $15 !

Joe
10-23-13, 07:35 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 12,900
Posted By JPZ66

Thanks for the update Bryan. I'm looking forward...

Thanks for the update Bryan. I'm looking forward to it when it is done ! Having worked in print shops as well as a fine art lithograph place, I know these things can be a bear sometimes.

Cheers,...
10-23-13, 06:11 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,336
Posted By JPZ66

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10-23-13, 09:17 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,405
Posted By JPZ66

Hey RB, ...question : are those made from mild...

Hey RB, ...question : are those made from mild steel or SS ? Very nice either way, and congrats for getting em out into the marketplace !!

Joe
10-23-13, 09:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 613
Posted By JPZ66

Well, being the Italophile that I am, I will...

Well, being the Italophile that I am, I will never find fault with anyone wanting Campagnolo parts, however, you may want to look hard at the offerings available from Stronglight...they also have...
10-22-13, 08:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,307
Posted By JPZ66

Kudos ! For a nice job cleaning up quite nicely...

Kudos ! For a nice job cleaning up quite nicely something you don't see every day ( decade, ever ?)...

Looks great !

Joe
10-19-13, 10:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,894
Posted By JPZ66

Many of the vintage bikes we all lust after are...

Many of the vintage bikes we all lust after are more common in Italy...... If you really want to find something unique or scarce, I suggest opening up Google Translator and go to the following...
10-19-13, 09:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,894
Posted By JPZ66

As for Olmo specifically, Giuseppe Olmo was a...

As for Olmo specifically, Giuseppe Olmo was a racer in the early days (1920's) and founded Olmo Biciclette in the 30's or so...... The good stuff from the 50's and 60's, I'm told, is comparable to...
10-18-13, 11:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,894
Posted By JPZ66

Finding one for a bargain price might be a little...

Finding one for a bargain price might be a little challenging, but not impossible....Go with what you want and if you're looking for better quality, look for quality material used in the...
10-18-13, 11:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,019
Posted By JPZ66

Decals / No decals.....short of a full on...

Decals / No decals.....short of a full on "proper" restoration, I would say it is a matter of personal taste whether or not you replace them. For some the $30-50 cost of replacement decals is more...
10-18-13, 03:46 AM
Replies: 17,585
Views: 2,725,793
Posted By JPZ66

There are certainly a number of "interesting"...

There are certainly a number of "interesting" ebay .......

http://www.ebay.com/itm/SUPER-RARE-VINTAGE-EDOARDO-BIANCHI-BICYCLE-/370912886882
10-17-13, 10:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 854
Posted By JPZ66

Looks Tasty ! Welcome to the C&V Forum too !...

Looks Tasty !

Welcome to the C&V Forum too !

Joe
10-17-13, 10:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,019
Posted By JPZ66

Michael Angelo's post is a stellar example for...

Michael Angelo's post is a stellar example for the OP's question.....since I have not seen your bike, and it just isn't worth the pro paint cost.....touch up, polish and go with it, as M.A.s Mondia...
10-17-13, 09:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 913
Posted By JPZ66

Well... I haven't looked up the Bianchi line...

Well... I haven't looked up the Bianchi line from that time frame, but I would say that it was lower level, or entry level offering.....quality restoration of any bicycle is either time consuming or...
10-17-13, 09:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,999
Posted By JPZ66

Hehehe....smack the hood of a car around here...

Hehehe....smack the hood of a car around here with a chain and you will likely get shot......good luck with your road rage ideas and I hope your insurance is paid up.

Joe
10-17-13, 07:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 913
Posted By JPZ66

Check back agter BianchiGirl posts a reply...she...

Check back agter BianchiGirl posts a reply...she will likely know what month of what year it was produced.....

As for what to do with it..... It's your bike and stated "keeper", set it up and make...
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