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04-11-21, 07:44 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,647
Posted By obrentharris

I'd try a brass brush myself. Great to see you...

I'd try a brass brush myself.
Great to see you making progress!
Brent
04-11-21, 07:33 PM
Replies: 16,999
Views: 1,811,716
Posted By obrentharris

SurferRosa that Bertoni is beautiful! Brent

SurferRosa that Bertoni is beautiful!
Brent
04-07-21, 04:37 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 20,914
Posted By obrentharris

Jantes Clement Brent

Jantes Clement
Brent
04-07-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 16,999
Views: 1,811,716
Posted By obrentharris

I rode the DiNucci today for 48 miles and 3,600'...

I rode the DiNucci today for 48 miles and 3,600' of climbing in the ranch lands of Marin and Sonoma Counties. Our hills are starting their slow change from green to brown and the California Poppies...
04-06-21, 04:08 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 4,095
Posted By obrentharris

Not vintage, but hopefully classic. Since I was...

Not vintage, but hopefully classic.
Since I was self employed no one else was going to buy me a retirement watch so I bought this one 7 years ago when I retired. I've worn it every day since. It has...
Replies: 32
Views: 673
Posted By obrentharris

On Campagnolo hubs the inside faces of the cone...

On Campagnolo hubs the inside faces of the cone locknuts are stamped with the last two digits of the year the hub was assembled. "72" = 1972.
Brent
04-05-21, 06:41 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 73,692
Posted By obrentharris

Velo Sport was THE racing shop in Berkeley in the...

Velo Sport was THE racing shop in Berkeley in the seventies. Albert Eisentraut was the framebuilder there for a brief stint.

There are lots of Velo Sport stories. Hopefully a few of them will...
04-05-21, 10:00 AM
Replies: 493
Views: 73,692
Posted By obrentharris

I still own a couple Bicycle Research cone...

I still own a couple Bicycle Research cone wrenches and freewheel tools. They made a lot of good quality tools. I knew Bob Force, Don's silent partner, who told me that when cartridge bearing hubs,...
04-05-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,774
Posted By obrentharris

Some pretty lugs indeed, and sure to be even...

Some pretty lugs indeed, and sure to be even prettier once you start building them into bikes!
Keep us posted.
Brent
04-05-21, 09:46 AM
Replies: 61,094
Views: 9,135,168
Posted By obrentharris

I have long wanted an Eisentraut "A" frame and...

I have long wanted an Eisentraut "A" frame and this one is a good price, but 65cm c to t is just a couple cm too big for me... maybe merziac ?
04-04-21, 07:52 PM
Replies: 16,999
Views: 1,811,716
Posted By obrentharris

Great photo! Brent

Great photo!
Brent
04-02-21, 07:42 PM
Replies: 61,094
Views: 9,135,168
Posted By obrentharris

Agreed. Some very nice thinning on those lugs! ...

Agreed. Some very nice thinning on those lugs!
Brent
03-31-21, 03:53 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 23,816
Posted By obrentharris

browngw you did a fabulous job on the Royal Nord!...

browngw you did a fabulous job on the Royal Nord! A bike that is deserving of all the hours I'm sure you put into it.
Brent
Replies: 10
Views: 384
Posted By obrentharris

There is a complete bike on craigslist San...

There is a complete bike on craigslist San Francisco (https://sfbay.craigslist.org/nby/bik/d/petaluma-richard-sachs-road-racing/7298362528.html) that's been there a couple weeks at $2,500. It's a...
03-30-21, 12:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 200
Posted By obrentharris

"Gipiemme Patent?" Brent

"Gipiemme Patent?"

Brent
03-30-21, 12:18 PM
Replies: 61,094
Views: 9,135,168
Posted By obrentharris

Wow! 43cm for 650c wheels... I don't think it...

Wow!
43cm for 650c wheels...
I don't think it will fit either of us Van.
Brent
03-30-21, 11:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 921
Posted By obrentharris

Hmm... Looks like it might be my size. If you...

Hmm... Looks like it might be my size. If you ever decide you just can't stand that paint job I'm here for you!
Enjoy!
Brent
03-30-21, 10:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 719
Posted By obrentharris

My Olmo will be happy to model a seat bag for us:...

My Olmo will be happy to model a seat bag for us:

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-RmrJ7Tn/0/626402dd/XL/IMG_0216-XL.jpg


Quality work:
...
03-28-21, 09:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 466
Posted By obrentharris

"Which one of the Brooks line up is best for bad...

"Which one of the Brooks line up is best for bad backs?"
Brent
03-28-21, 09:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 466
Posted By obrentharris

You're asking strangers on the internet to...

You're asking strangers on the internet to diagnose and treat your back problem?
There are many different types of back problems with different treatment regimens. Finding the best position on the...
03-27-21, 07:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 255
Posted By obrentharris

ebay - select "cycling" for the category. Search...

ebay - select "cycling" for the category. Search "chain stay cable stop." You will find a dizzying array of them.
Your local bike shop is also a good place to look.
Brent
03-27-21, 03:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 353
Posted By obrentharris

Options "a" and "b" often end up being the same...

Options "a" and "b" often end up being the same since the 4th side often breaks off after being opened then shut. So either way the rough edge cleans up nicely with a few strokes of the file.
Brent
03-27-21, 09:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 921
Posted By obrentharris

I would not repaint one of the fancy Zunows...

I would not repaint one of the fancy Zunows unless the rusted area was greater than the painted area.
Fabulous paint jobs! Automotive paste wax over your small areas of bare metal, frequently...
03-27-21, 09:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 393
Posted By obrentharris

Great job! I like your choice of paint colors. ...

Great job!
I like your choice of paint colors.
Brent
03-26-21, 09:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 149
Posted By obrentharris

H LLoyd Cycles...

H LLoyd Cycles (https://h-lloyd-cycles.myshopify.com/) has a good selection.
Click on "Browse All Products" on their home page. This will take you to an alphabetical listing.
Brent
03-26-21, 08:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 761
Posted By obrentharris

Perhaps This One...

Perhaps This One (http://www.alpsandes.com/posts/clinginquisition.com/2012/09/proudly-standing-outside-ongoing.html)

Brent
03-26-21, 08:21 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 12,312
Posted By obrentharris

Thank you! Brent

Thank you!
Brent
03-25-21, 07:05 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 12,312
Posted By obrentharris

Several years ago there was a chart floating...

Several years ago there was a chart floating around the internet that was useful for dating DeRosa frames. It had pictures of various frame details and graphics with the dates that they were used. ...
03-25-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 377
Posted By obrentharris

randyjawa do you thin the paint any to get it to...

randyjawa do you thin the paint any to get it to lay down better, or do you use it straight from the can?
Brent
03-22-21, 04:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 807
Posted By obrentharris

I believe this is one of the many iterations of...

I believe this is one of the many iterations of the Simplex "Tour de France."

(oops, didn't notice iab beat me to the punch on this.)
Brent
03-22-21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,153
Posted By obrentharris

Great score! That bike's going to be a lot of...

Great score!
That bike's going to be a lot of fun.

Welcome to the TIG club.

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-W5nL432/0/113c373c/XL/IMG_0391-XL.jpg

Brent
03-21-21, 09:02 PM
Replies: 61,094
Views: 9,135,168
Posted By obrentharris

Just in case you need a little more temptation...

Just in case you need a little more temptation Van I'm only 20 minutes away from that bike and could facilitate for you.



juvela once explained that the Juvela brand is made by Mondia, a...
03-20-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 1,957
Views: 196,733
Posted By obrentharris

Good to know. Thanks! How old was the...

Good to know. Thanks!

How old was the failed Grifo. No race season this year so I assume at least a year and a half old. I'm hoping considerably older since I have 3-year -old tires on my 'cross...
03-20-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 19,944
Posted By obrentharris

CMAW , Beautiful! Are there many kilometers...

CMAW ,
Beautiful! Are there many kilometers of those "plug streets?"
Brent
03-17-21, 05:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,142
Posted By obrentharris

My apologies. I missed the fact that you already...

My apologies. I missed the fact that you already know the production date to be 1953. This would be right in line with the production of the Juy 51. Are there two holes in the cable stop hidden by...
03-17-21, 05:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,142
Posted By obrentharris

What a great bike! Thanks for posting it here....

What a great bike! Thanks for posting it here. Iím looking forward to the in-progress photos.

Adding to the comments by bulgie about the rear derailleur; this model, the Juy51 had a split cable....
03-16-21, 10:55 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,767
Posted By obrentharris

On two of my older bikes with waterslide decals...

On two of my older bikes with waterslide decals and no clear coat the oxalic bath (1 tablespoon per gallon) has discolored the decals and partially removed one Reynolds fork decal. This was after a...
Replies: 14
Views: 835
Posted By obrentharris

If the hub barrels have the Campagnolo globe...

If the hub barrels have the Campagnolo globe emblem on them but do not have the wording "Record" on them, they are probably original to the bike. If you take off the axle lock nuts you will find a...
03-14-21, 08:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 575
Posted By obrentharris

I think iab had a couple Cinelli bags for sale in...

I think iab had a couple Cinelli bags for sale in the not-too-distant past, might still have one.
Brent
03-14-21, 11:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 407
Posted By obrentharris

Hard to believe that in 1964, when my parents...

Hard to believe that in 1964, when my parents bought the house for $24,000, this was a middle class neighborhood, affordable to a high-school teacher and his family.
The emergence of Silicone Valley...
03-14-21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 990
Posted By obrentharris

I would be somewhat concerned about the after...

I would be somewhat concerned about the after market disc brake if the rear triangle was not originally designed for the forces put on it by a disc brake. Hard to tell from the one photo how the...
03-14-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 407
Posted By obrentharris

In 1970 my PX-10 cost $160. My recollection...

In 1970 my PX-10 cost $160. My recollection (which is not always reliable) is that the Raleigh Pro was about $100 more. In 1972 or '73 I bought a Bob Jackson frame but do not remember the price. I do...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-21, 03:19 PM
Replies: 2,531
Views: 367,026
Posted By obrentharris

Point Reyes National Seashore: ...

Point Reyes National Seashore:

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-SjQpZ39/0/928a3fc6/XL/IMG_0403-XL.jpg

Brent
Replies: 14
Views: 835
Posted By obrentharris

I agree that this looks a lot like a late 50s or...

I agree that this looks a lot like a late 50s or early sixties Olmo. The style of downtube cable clamp and the evidence of the earlier presence of chainring bolts led me to believe that this bike did...
03-12-21, 08:30 PM
Replies: 16,999
Views: 1,811,716
Posted By obrentharris

Is that bike path along the route of an old...

Is that bike path along the route of an old railway? Just a guess but those "houses" could have anchored an arm that held the overhead wires for an old electric railway.
Brent
03-11-21, 04:28 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 20,354
Posted By obrentharris

Coffee and pastries: ...

Coffee and pastries:
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_0448_67491dcd54abf0f34eeed0420045da9f959be31c.jpg


Cheese:...
03-11-21, 02:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 469
Posted By obrentharris

Sizes of chainrings and condition of chain rings...

Sizes of chainrings and condition of chain rings would be helpful in diagnosing this problem.
Could also be a chainline problem.
Brent
03-10-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By obrentharris

Nice bike! I suspect that the double cable stop...

Nice bike!
I suspect that the double cable stop on the chainstay is not for a desmodromic derailleur, but rather for the Simplex Juy 543 or Juy 51 which used a cable which split just before the...
03-09-21, 08:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 990
Posted By obrentharris

Nice! I'm looking forward to following this...

Nice!
I'm looking forward to following this one. Paint looks pretty good for 60+ years old.
Post a photo of the rear derailleur when you get a chance: There's no telling what spare parts may be...
03-09-21, 04:04 PM
Replies: 16,999
Views: 1,811,716
Posted By obrentharris

jimmuller great to see you back! Hopefully we...

jimmuller great to see you back!
Hopefully we will get to see lots of photos this spring of your tandem rides with your sweetie!
Brent
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