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02-06-12, 11:08 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,013
Posted By TheOtherGuy

I think that honor went to the original Abarth...

I think that honor went to the original Abarth Fiats, or the original Cooper Minis... GTi was just the original "hot hatch". :)
12-30-11, 06:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 388
Posted By TheOtherGuy

British headset with 27.0 crown race...?

Hey folks, I'm in want of a high quality, British-made headset from early to mid '70s... with a 27.0 fork crown race. This is for a '75 Jack Taylor curved-tube. I don't want to cut the fork crown to...
12-09-11, 07:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,248
Posted By TheOtherGuy

Looks like '70s to me. I don't remember where the...

Looks like '70s to me. I don't remember where the serial was on the Carerra Sport (had a Carerra Sport mixte, a long time ago), but the Pros had the serial # stamped into the side of the seat lug.
12-02-11, 03:18 PM
Replies: 54,830
Views: 7,789,704
Posted By TheOtherGuy

Prettiest pedals ever..? NOS C-RECORD PEDALS...

Prettiest pedals ever..?

NOS C-RECORD PEDALS - GORGEOUS - (http://www.ebay.com/itm/160693148287)

$1 - no reserve.
11-30-11, 05:01 PM
Replies: 54,830
Views: 7,789,704
Posted By TheOtherGuy

FIRST YEAR C-Record group - NOS take-off. ...

FIRST YEAR C-Record group - NOS take-off.

NOS 1984 C-Record Group (http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=160691993417)

Just in case anyone is wanting some cool C-Record. No...
10-21-11, 12:02 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,134
Posted By TheOtherGuy

Nothing wrong with an A9 - excellent headset with...

Nothing wrong with an A9 - excellent headset with classic looks. If eyelets are original, leave 'em. If not, delete 'em.
10-21-11, 11:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,021
Posted By TheOtherGuy

Don't blame the seller. USPS charges me about $28...

Don't blame the seller. USPS charges me about $28 to ship a pair of rims coast to coast, and I like to send them with insurance, so another couple of $. BTW - I've got some nice NOS ARC-EN-CIEL rims...
10-19-11, 02:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,219
Posted By TheOtherGuy

It was the spindle that was Ti on the real Super...

It was the spindle that was Ti on the real Super BB's, and there were a couple of types. The cups were aluminum alloy with steel races pressed in:
...
10-09-11, 12:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,760
Posted By TheOtherGuy

Beverly hills is where I bough mine, but it...

Beverly hills is where I bough mine, but it wasn't at Ernie's. The shop that supposedly imported them, is further North, up the coast. I won't say where; I may go back and buy that one remaining...
10-09-11, 05:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,760
Posted By TheOtherGuy

They ride like a dream, BTW. Lucky find. That...

They ride like a dream, BTW. Lucky find. That gold, is real gold plating, BTW; not paint. I know where there's still a new Cellini in my size on a bike shop's floor. Supposedly that shop had imported...
10-08-11, 07:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 541
Posted By TheOtherGuy

I like the big aperture used in the shot. :)

I like the big aperture used in the shot. :)
10-08-11, 11:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,097
Posted By TheOtherGuy

It never ceases to amaze me that people buy 40...

It never ceases to amaze me that people buy 40 and 50 year old bike parts, then search for flaws to request/demand a partial refund. While that braze-on may not look perfect, it'll probably be plenty...
10-08-11, 11:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,024
Posted By TheOtherGuy

Yep; they look like Croce D'Aune to me, but the...

Yep; they look like Croce D'Aune to me, but the Croce cranks I have had, all used the two-digit date code, like 41 in a square (signifying 1988, on mine). With numbers like 93/8V and A2, I'd guess...
10-04-11, 03:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 695
Posted By TheOtherGuy

Looks like 1960's to me. "M" may be...

Looks like 1960's to me. "M" may be Murray..?
10-01-11, 08:54 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,809
Posted By TheOtherGuy

No. Grandkids get 'em. :)

No. Grandkids get 'em. :)
09-25-11, 07:11 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,166
Posted By TheOtherGuy

It works both ways. Sometimes sellers know what...

It works both ways. Sometimes sellers know what something is worth and should sell for, only to have bottom-feeders respond and attempt to annoy them. If you see something you want, you can always...
09-22-11, 12:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 350
Posted By TheOtherGuy

Anyone know of Carriero..?

Hey folks, just hoping to get some info on this frame before I pull the parts and list it in the classifieds. Looks like a late '70s frame to me. All chrome, with "CARRIERO" stencilled on. Decent...
09-16-11, 10:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 858
Posted By TheOtherGuy

It didn't happen. Someone wanted a Reynolds 531...

It didn't happen. Someone wanted a Reynolds 531 bike, but had an ALAN. I can't imagine anyone was fooled...
09-16-11, 10:41 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 17,415
Posted By TheOtherGuy

I think it depends on not only when you grew up,...

I think it depends on not only when you grew up, but also where. When I was a teen in the '70s... Schwinn Stingrays when you were small, and the bigger "beach cruisers" or a Varsity when you got...
09-15-11, 07:59 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,920
Posted By TheOtherGuy

http://i1184.photobucket.com/albums/z330/oldlugs/p...

http://i1184.photobucket.com/albums/z330/oldlugs/pinkcasati.jpg
09-10-11, 10:28 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 17,806
Posted By TheOtherGuy

Many of those scans came from an enthusiast in...

Many of those scans came from an enthusiast in Austria, and they show models not always available in the USA.

BTW- here's the serial on my red Ultima. I'm guessing the frame was from about...
09-10-11, 10:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 798
Posted By TheOtherGuy

AS time goes on and our dollar is worth less and...

AS time goes on and our dollar is worth less and less, it'll absolutely be worth $6K. It's probably not worth that right now. Those groups, while collectable, aren't truly rare; I know of someone...
09-07-11, 09:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,744
Posted By TheOtherGuy

Very cool build. :) Some have said that they...

Very cool build. :)

Some have said that they prefer period parts, but it's really a personal thing. Nothing wrong with using your favorite stuff, and that Superbe works better than most any bits...
09-07-11, 06:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 693
Posted By TheOtherGuy

Using loose bearings, or still have the cages?...

Using loose bearings, or still have the cages? Lose the cages, and run the bearings loose. Add one extra ball, if it'll fit. ..Just a thought.
09-07-11, 03:31 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 29,998
Posted By TheOtherGuy

There was at least one importer of <RICKERT>...

There was at least one importer of <RICKERT> frames in the late '60-early '70s. Rickert frames are quite nice, but not as pretty as contemporary Cinelli or Masi.
09-01-11, 11:01 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 33,433
Posted By TheOtherGuy

Laverda Jota got me excited, though I sure did...

Laverda Jota got me excited, though I sure did like the Benelli 250/6 of the early '80s. Moto Morini were fun, too.
09-01-11, 10:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,468
Posted By TheOtherGuy

I think yours is not a Ghibli, but one of the...

I think yours is not a Ghibli, but one of the later Basso frames, with some similar features to the (earlier) Ghibli. The lower headlug on the Basso Rossins, actually had the cut-out "R" filled in...
09-01-11, 10:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,468
Posted By TheOtherGuy

Oh- the crimped tubes and internal cable routing...

Oh- the crimped tubes and internal cable routing were typical of the "Ghibli" model, but I don't recall if they were SL or SLX. - Your decal is SL, though. Here's an image from what may have been...
09-01-11, 10:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,468
Posted By TheOtherGuy

Looks like a late '80s Rossin frame, possibly...

Looks like a late '80s Rossin frame, possibly Basso-built (?). Columbus decal is SL. First generation C-Record/Cobalto with late Super Record seatpost.
09-01-11, 04:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 675
Posted By TheOtherGuy

I've got a '70s Davidson with lugs drilled that...

I've got a '70s Davidson with lugs drilled that way, but the BB shell doesn't have those cut-outs.
08-28-11, 06:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,725
Posted By TheOtherGuy

http://i1184.photobucket.com/albums/z330/oldlugs/S...

http://i1184.photobucket.com/albums/z330/oldlugs/ScreenShot2011-08-28at45926PM.png

http://i1184.photobucket.com/albums/z330/oldlugs/ScreenShot2011-08-28at50110PM.png
08-28-11, 01:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,725
Posted By TheOtherGuy

They are nice. Here's one of mine: ...

They are nice. Here's one of mine:

http://i1184.photobucket.com/albums/z330/oldlugs/cas1.jpg
http://i1184.photobucket.com/albums/z330/oldlugs/cas2.jpg...
08-28-11, 11:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,018
Posted By TheOtherGuy

Cranks appear to be Croce d'Aune, but may be...

Cranks appear to be Croce d'Aune, but may be Chorus. Nice 101!
08-27-11, 09:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,108
Posted By TheOtherGuy

..But they'd still be worth more in perfect...

..But they'd still be worth more in perfect original shape, than newly restored. Perfect original will always bring a premium with the big $ cars. Hotrods are a different story, as they were all...
08-26-11, 11:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,118
Posted By TheOtherGuy

TASTY STUFF AT ICELORD (http://icelord.net/bike/)

TASTY STUFF AT ICELORD (http://icelord.net/bike/)
08-26-11, 11:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,118
Posted By TheOtherGuy

http://i1184.photobucket.com/albums/z330/oldlugs/S...

http://i1184.photobucket.com/albums/z330/oldlugs/Sutherlands.png
08-26-11, 11:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,118
Posted By TheOtherGuy

Piratebay torrent link for both Sutherland's...

Piratebay torrent link for both Sutherland's 20th, and Barnett's:

Sutherland's 20th and Barnett's (http://thepiratebay.org/torrent/4386230/Very_Good_Bike_Repair_Books_%28Barnett__Sutherland%29)
...
08-25-11, 10:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 543
Posted By TheOtherGuy

I believe those cranks are Croce d'Aune; can't...

I believe those cranks are Croce d'Aune; can't really see it all that well, from those pics.
08-24-11, 10:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,032
Posted By TheOtherGuy

Same here; eat 'em every day, often with...

Same here; eat 'em every day, often with killer-hot peppers and garlic.

Oh- and I used to have a Paramount that color bleu. Nice bikes, some of those old Schwinns. :twitchy:
08-24-11, 11:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,756
Posted By TheOtherGuy

Evil EBAY.

Evil EBAY.
08-24-11, 11:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 563
Posted By TheOtherGuy

I'm thinking <RICKERT>...

I'm thinking <RICKERT>...
08-22-11, 01:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,488
Posted By TheOtherGuy

You don't say what vintage or intended purpose...

You don't say what vintage or intended purpose build...

My favorites for '60s-'80s bikes:

Lyotard-Berthet:

http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y64/HarrieH/Vintage/P1080005.jpg

Campagnolo...
08-20-11, 05:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,570
Posted By TheOtherGuy

Bruce Gordon didn't build all of the Limiteds; I...

Bruce Gordon didn't build all of the Limiteds; I think he quit after '76 or so. I don't remember just when, but a CR archive search may tell you. At any rate, Limiteds I've seen, all looked pretty...
08-13-11, 10:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,735
Posted By TheOtherGuy

I still think it's the Superissimo. Notice the...

I still think it's the Superissimo. Notice the lack of chromed lugs, and what appears to be an SL (rather than SLX) decal in this pic:

http://bulgier.net/pics/bike/Catalogs/colnago-88/07.jpg
...
08-12-11, 09:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,735
Posted By TheOtherGuy

Best guess... 'bout '85-'86 Superissimo.. Could...

Best guess... 'bout '85-'86 Superissimo.. Could go with late Super or C-Record.
08-10-11, 06:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 530
Posted By TheOtherGuy

"Frame Toss"... Gather a few neighborhood kids,...

"Frame Toss"... Gather a few neighborhood kids, and see who can throw it the furthest.. :)
08-10-11, 10:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,647
Posted By TheOtherGuy

That's the one I sold. It's a nice frame; build...

That's the one I sold. It's a nice frame; build and ride it! Only thing I didn't like about it, is the set of stickers they used then. I was planning on removing 'em all, except for the head sticker....
08-06-11, 10:45 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 50,514
Posted By TheOtherGuy

pink Casati

http://i1184.photobucket.com/albums/z330/oldlugs/pinkcasati.jpg
08-03-11, 11:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,481
Posted By TheOtherGuy

I believe the Modolo Speedy brakes would be a...

I believe the Modolo Speedy brakes would be a nice upgrade from the Flash. Not too expensive. :)
08-01-11, 08:21 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,783
Posted By TheOtherGuy

Carlton.

Carlton.
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