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Posted By jamesdak

https://pbase.com/jhuddle/image/165101120.jpg

https://pbase.com/jhuddle/image/165101120.jpg
10-18-19, 08:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 385
Posted By jamesdak

https://cycling-passion.com/tour-de-france-winner-...

https://cycling-passion.com/tour-de-france-winner-groupsets-year-year/
10-18-19, 01:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 505
Posted By jamesdak

http://www.vintage-trek.com/Trek-Fisher-Klein-Lemo...

http://www.vintage-trek.com/Trek-Fisher-Klein-Lemond/2005lemond.pdf
10-18-19, 09:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 384
Posted By jamesdak

Good decision!

Good decision!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-19, 09:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 176
Posted By jamesdak

4 surgeries on my knees for meniscus tears around...

4 surgeries on my knees for meniscus tears around 2008 timeframe. Starting serious biking in 2010. Some years I've done 8000 miles others only 3000. I'd say I average probably around 5000 a year. ...
10-17-19, 07:18 PM
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Views: 178,902
Posted By jamesdak

Just got done with this: ...

Just got done with this:

https://pbase.com/jhuddle/image/169909401.jpg


Put an older set of tubulars on it with fresh rubber. The rear was a modern hub though so I had to convert another new...
10-17-19, 07:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 384
Posted By jamesdak

If it's cheap and the right size snap it up. ...

If it's cheap and the right size snap it up.

I just finished swapping an old set of tubulars over to mine. Can't wait to try it tomorrow. As in the picture the bike just weighed 22 lbs 1 oz. ...
10-17-19, 06:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 384
Posted By jamesdak

Dude, that's a great bike. Top end Excell GLx...

Dude, that's a great bike. Top end Excell GLx tubing, their best. Later called Podium. That's a 1994 Billato built, Team Gan, Lemond GLx. A very, very good bike.

One of the last Lemonds...
10-17-19, 04:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 395
Posted By jamesdak

No worries on my part. The first post was mainly...

No worries on my part. The first post was mainly to show how sweet looking these babies are. I've got several classics running 7400 series and quite honestly doubt I'll ever build one up that way. ...
10-17-19, 04:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 395
Posted By jamesdak

I've got to stop posting before I have my morning...

I've got to stop posting before I have my morning coffee, lol!

The hub in question has a still brand new looking "7s" decal right on it. :o:o:o
10-17-19, 08:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 505
Posted By jamesdak

^ Cool!

^ Cool!
10-17-19, 07:17 AM
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Views: 505
Posted By jamesdak

:thumb::thumb::thumb:

:thumb::thumb::thumb:
10-17-19, 06:59 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,106
Posted By jamesdak

Hmmmm......maybe I found the maker. Check out...

Hmmmm......maybe I found the maker. Check out this Diamant bike.

https://www.ebay.it/itm/233279586830

I've got an wonderful Eddy Martens (Martelly) and know from researching it that he made...
10-16-19, 10:08 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,058
Posted By jamesdak

I'll echo what everyone else is saying. That is...

I'll echo what everyone else is saying. That is a beauty!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-19, 09:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 257
Posted By jamesdak

Monday - Went back out for 30 miles. High winds...

Monday - Went back out for 30 miles. High winds began around 8 miles in but I was still holding on to a 19.3 mph avg at the first hour. Needless to say, the pace went downhill from there as the...
10-15-19, 06:16 PM
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Posted By jamesdak

Man, with all the bikes I have I can easily...

Man, with all the bikes I have I can easily adjust to STI, Ergolevers, DT shifter, friction shifting, etc. But reversed brake levers always mess me up and the few bikes I picked up like that were...
10-15-19, 04:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 395
Posted By jamesdak

You guys made me go back and do some more...

You guys made me go back and do some more research. Lot's of mis-identified freehubs on the internet as I found several listed as 7403 like mine and I figured that's what it was. Finally pulled of...
10-15-19, 12:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,106
Posted By jamesdak

Yeah, TSX would be totally cool with me. I'll...

Yeah, TSX would be totally cool with me. I'll peak inside and see what I can tell once I get it.
10-15-19, 08:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 395
Posted By jamesdak

Shimano Hub Goodness

Still cleaning up some recently acquired parts and thought I'd share this pic. Three sets of really nice looking old hubs.

Shimano Tricolor 6400 series in very good condition
Dura Ace 7403...
10-15-19, 06:53 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,106
Posted By jamesdak

Well the seller responded back. No real...

Well the seller responded back.

No real answers other than he's sold a lot of Concorde bikes but not one like this. It was equipped with Super Record when he got it.
10-14-19, 07:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,106
Posted By jamesdak

Yeah, I've asked but haven't heard back yet.

Yeah, I've asked but haven't heard back yet.
10-14-19, 07:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,106
Posted By jamesdak

Ah, thanks. I just couldn't make that out. ...

Ah, thanks. I just couldn't make that out. Well, I guess that's another match though. :thumb:

And that's a real beauty you have there.
10-14-19, 07:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,106
Posted By jamesdak

Yeah, I've been striking out too. If it's a...

Yeah, I've been striking out too. If it's a Concorde Squadra and not Blitz then that makes more sense. I found a Blitz bike race team but they are in the states.

Those Columbus decals are odd...
10-14-19, 03:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 297
Posted By jamesdak

Don't sell it short because it's not a Waterford....

Don't sell it short because it's not a Waterford. As I've said on here many times. My PDG Paramount is better than my Waterford one. In fact a month or two ago I sold my 1987 Waterford built one...
10-14-19, 07:58 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,106
Posted By jamesdak

This is one version of a snap in BB cable guide. ...

This is one version of a snap in BB cable guide. I'm sure I'll find something like this that will work on it. Figure to secure it better with a little 3M double-sided foam tape.
...
10-14-19, 07:41 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,106
Posted By jamesdak

Oops..... Imagine opening this thread out of...

Oops.....

Imagine opening this thread out of curiosity and seeing the frame I just nabbed off Ebay. Sorry if I stepped on anyone's toes.

I researched all of yesterday and couldn't find...
10-13-19, 10:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,497
Posted By jamesdak

By coincidence I did a century just a couple of...

By coincidence I did a century just a couple of weeks ago that was tagging on with the Scouts 50 mile event. For them that meant one lap around Bear Lake which is half in Utah and half in Idaho. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-19, 08:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 257
Posted By jamesdak

Well, it's been tough lately to get out but I...

Well, it's been tough lately to get out but I succeeded this weekend.

Saturday - Didn't go as planned. I got a late start and then had a ghost shifting problem with RD from the start. Finally...
10-13-19, 10:45 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,131
Posted By jamesdak

Weird, I was in the other day too, Can't get in...

Weird, I was in the other day too, Can't get in now.
10-11-19, 09:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,000
Posted By jamesdak

Ask them. ...

Ask them.

https://www.facebook.com/billatobikes/
10-11-19, 06:25 PM
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Posted By jamesdak

All this, Dura Ace 7400 groupset and Dura Ace...

All this, Dura Ace 7400 groupset and Dura Ace 7700 groupset. Some extra odds and ends. There's a NOS set of 7700 hubs in the bunch and mint looking 7400 hubs. The hubs alone are worth what I paid...
10-11-19, 06:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,153
Posted By jamesdak

Wow, I've moved 1/2 dozen along myself this year...

Wow, I've moved 1/2 dozen along myself this year trying to downsize. And then all these pop up. You're killin' me!
10-10-19, 08:54 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,182
Posted By jamesdak

I've had a few that I just didn't connect with...

I've had a few that I just didn't connect with although they do get raved about and I searched them out based on reps.

One was a Trek 560 Pro. It was competent enough but I just never came to...
10-10-19, 04:46 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,000
Posted By jamesdak

Well, revived again so I guess I'll add on my two...

Well, revived again so I guess I'll add on my two latest Billato built project. Both should be done within a month or so.

First is another Giordana XL Super being built up with Campy 10 Speed...
10-10-19, 06:34 AM
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Posted By jamesdak

That's a steal!!!!! Reynold 853 frame with Dura...

That's a steal!!!!! Reynold 853 frame with Dura Ace, WOW!
10-07-19, 08:19 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,363
Posted By jamesdak

I honestly don't know. Haven't had any flats...

I honestly don't know. Haven't had any flats since using it. I carry sealeant in case I do and that is my go to plan on the road right now. If it happens where I'll need to replace a tubular I'll...
10-06-19, 07:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 608
Posted By jamesdak

I've brought several back to life simply with...

I've brought several back to life simply with repeated flushes of WD40 and then relubing with Triflow. I bet this will come back with the same simple treatment.
10-06-19, 07:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,120
Posted By jamesdak

Well, I had two of these and then let them go. ...

Well, I had two of these and then let them go. Really want to find another one in my size and in good shape. Mainly for the paint job.

Raleigh Team USA

...
10-06-19, 07:00 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 15,281
Posted By jamesdak

Well, I just grabbed some quick pics of things as...

Well, I just grabbed some quick pics of things as they sit today.

https://pbase.com/jhuddle/image/169860199.jpg

https://pbase.com/jhuddle/image/169860200.jpg
...
10-06-19, 06:30 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,230
Posted By jamesdak

Well....this will soon be a bike beginning with...

Well....this will soon be a bike beginning with G. Right now it's a work in progress. Soon to be completed with a Record 10 groupset.

https://pbase.com/jhuddle/image/169860150.jpg
10-06-19, 11:40 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,363
Posted By jamesdak

This will change your life: ...

This will change your life:

https://www.effettomariposa.eu/en/products/carogna/ :thumb::thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-19, 07:22 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,392
Posted By jamesdak

Don't leave out the small time builders. Some...

Don't leave out the small time builders. Some real gems out there if you look. I had this wonderful riding Paletti built up this year. Tempted to go fully modern but went a bit older for the...
10-06-19, 07:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By jamesdak

Looks like it was Greenville according to this...

Looks like it was Greenville according to this documentation.

https://pbase.com/jhuddle/image/167046280.jpg
10-04-19, 06:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 940
Posted By jamesdak

This one is rocking the pink tastefully but...

This one is rocking the pink tastefully but subtlety.

https://pbase.com/jhuddle/image/169339004.jpg

https://pbase.com/jhuddle/image/169339005.jpg
...
10-04-19, 06:40 AM
Replies: 52,451
Views: 7,079,248
Posted By jamesdak

Totally digging this, wish it was local.

Totally digging this, wish it was local.
10-04-19, 06:38 AM
Replies: 52,451
Views: 7,079,248
Posted By jamesdak

I've got a similar aluminum Schwinn and it's a...

I've got a similar aluminum Schwinn and it's a really beautiful bike to be honest. I was surprised at how well it rode with all the hype about how harsh aluminum bikes are. I did crack the seatpost...
10-03-19, 09:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 940
Posted By jamesdak

I've got a couple rocking the pink! ...

I've got a couple rocking the pink!

Giordana Antares:

https://pbase.com/jhuddle/image/169183113.jpg

https://pbase.com/jhuddle/image/164109412.jpg

Davidson Impulse:
10-01-19, 07:31 PM
Replies: 17,888
Views: 2,805,217
Posted By jamesdak

So much wrong information in this one. Not to...

So much wrong information in this one. Not to mention what's been done to the bike. :twitchy:
...
09-30-19, 12:24 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 18,125
Posted By jamesdak

Hi Steve, Sadly all I have are those images...

Hi Steve,

Sadly all I have are those images I saved from others...

The closest I have on actual documentation on the early Lemonds is a 1994 catalog that I've scanned and made available.
...
09-29-19, 06:02 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 18,125
Posted By jamesdak

Never confident on these as the documentation is...

Never confident on these as the documentation is so hard to come by. But it seems to be built like mine, it is TSX, and red was one of the few colors it came it according to one document I have.
...
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