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Posted By repechage

sellers list these locally in Southern California...

sellers list these locally in Southern California for $200 and they sit. $100+/- is probably the median.
Original tires, check them carefully, these were quite decent when new. I see at least one...
08-16-19, 02:51 PM
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Posted By repechage

to be contrarian, it was all Styling. The whole C...

to be contrarian, it was all Styling. The whole C Record thing was STYLING.
The Electra Corsa Record tribute set was a good play, could have used an alloy freehub body and Campagnolo form factor......
08-16-19, 02:46 PM
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Posted By repechage

On the West Coast it was the mid 70's. Why? ...

On the West Coast it was the mid 70's. Why?
Eddy was riding small flange.
One can blame the Italian bike style brand leaders too.

Now high flange persisted longer on the track, sometime while...
08-15-19, 09:04 PM
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Posted By repechage

Decades ago, in 1975 I went to the an Aircraft...

Decades ago, in 1975 I went to the an Aircraft Surplus place and found plenty of allen key fasteners for Campagnolo components.
for the cable bands and front mechanism band clamp I went to 10-32 in...
08-12-19, 05:06 PM
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Views: 3,047
Posted By repechage

Note in Gary's image, at least two versions of...

Note in Gary's image, at least two versions of caliper, and three versions of lever.
(I think that is the bulk of them)
Note the variation in clearance.
He has set them up correctly where the side...
08-10-19, 08:11 PM
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Posted By repechage

the earlier image from steel-vintage is for those...

the earlier image from steel-vintage is for those not well versed in esoteric Shimano, the 600AX. The Dura-Ace was all cast alloy but as Chombi mentioned, not top tier finished.
From a mechanical...
08-04-19, 08:13 AM
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Posted By repechage

The very very late Production cranks where the...

The very very late Production cranks where the machined tapered flute was dropped have on the backside reasonably elaborate milling that beefs up the problem area. So, Campagnolo did know, just took...
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Posted By repechage

No time at all lately but saw this thread- ...

No time at all lately but saw this thread-

Period correct and authenticity effect value.

The issues:


Repaint, downtube graphics set too low around the tube. The baseline should be higher....
05-24-19, 08:40 PM
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Posted By repechage

Not quite, Best Mafac's have your brazed-on...

Not quite, Best Mafac's have your brazed-on mounts. Yes, copies of the French constructeurs but it works.
05-23-19, 08:37 AM
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Posted By repechage

We live in so much danger. I verified gravity...

We live in so much danger. I verified gravity about three weeks ago, lady in a Jag jumped in front of me from a biz district driveway...
Just enough time to roll my shoulder to help save the...
05-20-19, 06:07 PM
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Posted By repechage

As to the '73 Nishiki, it was an outgrowth of the...

As to the '73 Nishiki, it was an outgrowth of the desire of Westcoast Cycle Supply to create a line for the American market. They brought in Leonard Hearst, owner of Hans Ohrt bicycles in Beverly...
05-20-19, 02:31 PM
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Posted By repechage

Someone set him straight as to the decade of the...

Someone set him straight as to the decade of the bike...it has been "upgraded"... 50" very early 60's for the frame?
Should have found a bike that took 700c to begin with as any racer in the "20's"...
05-18-19, 02:30 PM
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Posted By repechage

We referred to them as "comfort levers" to our...

We referred to them as "comfort levers" to our customers. Advising that the best braking power and modulation was from the drops.
The Style of the day was to own a "ten speed", showing the basic...
05-12-19, 11:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 554
Posted By repechage

Sanshin of Japan made welded aluminum hubs that...

Sanshin of Japan made welded aluminum hubs that looked like they were machined. Smart process, the two halves were spin welded (friction welded) together.
05-04-19, 09:10 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,818
Posted By repechage

Similar to- I found $500 on the street but left...

Similar to- I found $500 on the street but left it there as it was too much trouble to pick it up.
04-29-19, 12:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,379
Posted By repechage

The ene cyclo lever with the oversized cable...

The ene cyclo lever with the oversized cable sheave should help quite a bit.
03-31-19, 11:16 AM
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Posted By repechage

Fillet brazed EL OS- have not seen that before.

Fillet brazed EL OS- have not seen that before.
03-05-19, 11:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,805
Posted By repechage

the Blue looks the part on screen, not the...

the Blue looks the part on screen, not the easiest to match.
there is a "slap-dash" to French paint that is almost impossible to have a knowledgeable bike painter be willing to replicate.
There is...
01-19-19, 09:09 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,535
Posted By repechage

buy it. wheels need more spokes, so sell those...

buy it.
wheels need more spokes, so sell those off.
banned from FB... consider it a gift.
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