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09-16-20, 03:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 488
Posted By Drillium Dude

Orange for the panels/head tube. Yes, I'm...

Orange for the panels/head tube. Yes, I'm serious!

My jaw dropped when I saw the chainstay damage - what in the world?!

DD
09-16-20, 02:49 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,479
Posted By Drillium Dude

An honest comparison of old against new...

An honest comparison of old against new (frame/fork only):

TI-Raleigh 40th Anniversary Reynolds 753 Frameset

DD
09-16-20, 01:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 177
Posted By Drillium Dude

Thanks, Van - you're a lifesaver. Once I get back...

Thanks, Van - you're a lifesaver. Once I get back to WA (after the smoke clears, I hope!) I will shoot one of my spares back to you. PM inbound.

DD
09-16-20, 12:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 177
Posted By Drillium Dude

WTB: 1 Campagnolo Superleggeri-style pedal dustcap

For the first time since 1994, I lost a bit off one of my bikes. Last time it was a Campy 50th Anniversary crank dust cap; this time it's a plastic pedal dust cap from a pair of Campy Superleggeris....
09-16-20, 12:30 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,479
Posted By Drillium Dude

$3222.42 for that? Lol. These...

$3222.42 for that? Lol.

These retro-flashback rigs are a joke. For that kind of money, I am not impressed with a spec sheet which includes "Retro style 50/39T chainset" or "Classic aero post"....
09-15-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 954
Posted By Drillium Dude

That's not a Laprade but a Campy SR right there...

That's not a Laprade but a Campy SR right there ^^^^

I will also vote Nitto - got my brand-new-in-box Nitto 65 for $55 shipped on Ebay last year. Super post, super deal!
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09-13-20, 01:43 AM
Replies: 16,073
Views: 1,667,964
Posted By Drillium Dude

Oh, I didn't move - just on a long vacation which...

Oh, I didn't move - just on a long vacation which might become longer than intended if the wildfires in WA aren't controlled soon.

DD
09-13-20, 01:41 AM
Replies: 16,073
Views: 1,667,964
Posted By Drillium Dude

I'll be in town for at least a couple more weeks...

I'll be in town for at least a couple more weeks - I do not want to drive back up due to the fires/smoke any time soon! How about I PM you for details about jumping-off points in the east valley, and...
09-09-20, 08:20 PM
Replies: 16,073
Views: 1,667,964
Posted By Drillium Dude

It seems I left the PNW at just the right time....

It seems I left the PNW at just the right time. It may be hot down here in AZ, but I'm not missing the smoke from the wildfires.

Anyway, after a flat and rescue on my first ride I finally got in...
Replies: 42
Views: 1,249
Posted By Drillium Dude

Probably the same or less than you bought it for....

Probably the same or less than you bought it for. We can't say for sure without knowing exactly what it is. May well be a Zeus, but what model? We don't know the level of tubing, either. Some parts...
Replies: 3
Views: 259
Posted By Drillium Dude

Don't believe the hype :) DD

Don't believe the hype :)

DD
09-04-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 2,217
Views: 213,310
Posted By Drillium Dude

Sacha taking in the view somewhere in Idaho: ...

Sacha taking in the view somewhere in Idaho:

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/984x1024/50294472283_6c39ea9a1e_b_d065777fb4f1ec998728a7d21d37eb235e956cc4.jpg

DD
09-02-20, 12:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 581
Posted By Drillium Dude

Yeah, for about a month or so. Catching up with...

Yeah, for about a month or so. Catching up with family - and had to get out of crazy-town for a bit :)

How are you and yours dealing with the smoke? I passed up going through Oregon and California...
09-02-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 581
Posted By Drillium Dude

Dennis' business is Bike Valet and his contact...

Dennis' business is Bike Valet and his contact info is: dennis@bikevaletaz.com - 928-853-9027. Shoot him a text - that's his preferred method of establishing communication.

DD
09-02-20, 11:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 581
Posted By Drillium Dude

I'd just graduated HS the year before you moved....

I'd just graduated HS the year before you moved. Used to party in the desert out here back in those days, and run three-wheelers around the desert, probably right on the site of where I'm staying...
09-02-20, 11:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 581
Posted By Drillium Dude

Dennis actually passed me a map of trails and...

Dennis actually passed me a map of trails and such - plus suggested a couple rides local to where I'm staying, too. Hopefully the South Mountain road is closed Sunday mornings and I can get up to do...
Replies: 42
Views: 1,249
Posted By Drillium Dude

Zeus logo on the top of the fork crown. Zeus...

Zeus logo on the top of the fork crown. Zeus dropouts. You know what I'm thinking this is? A Zeus; perhaps a Superchronos.

DD
09-01-20, 02:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 581
Posted By Drillium Dude

Arizona Riding

Any local C&V peeps up for some riding in the next 4 weeks? I'm in town visiting family, just had my 2002 Davidson "zero bike" tuned up locally and am ready to hit the roads/paths.

I am in Peoria,...
08-30-20, 06:23 PM
Replies: 16,073
Views: 1,667,964
Posted By Drillium Dude

Glad to hear you're back in the saddle; I hope...

Glad to hear you're back in the saddle; I hope your better half is back to the bike soon, too :)

DD
Replies: 42
Views: 1,249
Posted By Drillium Dude

Doubtful this is really a DeRosa. Are there any...

Doubtful this is really a DeRosa. Are there any DeRosa pantographings or engravings in the fork crown or the top eyes of the seatstays? Any heart-shaped cutouts or engravings? If you could provide...
08-30-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 16,073
Views: 1,667,964
Posted By Drillium Dude

Definitely got the 90s vibe going here! Don't...

Definitely got the 90s vibe going here! Don't know about the obnoxious tag, though; how about "bright"? :)

Great photography! This pic belongs in this thread, too: Show me artsy photos of your...
08-29-20, 12:48 AM
Replies: 58,132
Views: 8,488,634
Posted By Drillium Dude

Looks to be a nice custom frame in addition to...

Looks to be a nice custom frame in addition to getting a near-complete Campy Super Record gruppo for a hundred bux!

I hope we find out somebody here snagged it :)

DD
08-29-20, 12:43 AM
Replies: 58,132
Views: 8,488,634
Posted By Drillium Dude

Sorry - been incommunicado for a few days as I...

Sorry - been incommunicado for a few days as I was driving to Phoenix for an extended stay. Frame looks like an early 80s Super.

DD
08-25-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 16,073
Views: 1,667,964
Posted By Drillium Dude

I like it - giving me some ideas... DD

I like it - giving me some ideas...

DD
08-25-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,442
Posted By Drillium Dude

Although I gave it a chance to change my mind...

Although I gave it a chance to change my mind throughout the summer, I removed mine recently, too! When I get back from AZ I will rebuild the Casati with Campy SR again like it was meant to be :)
...
08-25-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,442
Posted By Drillium Dude

I'm really glad those shoes are working out for...

I'm really glad those shoes are working out for you! I pull out my way-too-small pair and look 'em over when I'm feeling nostalgic :)

DD
08-24-20, 11:36 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,442
Posted By Drillium Dude

Whew! We can still be friends :) DD

Whew! We can still be friends :)

DD
08-24-20, 11:33 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,442
Posted By Drillium Dude

Provided a place to rest your feet? :D ...

Provided a place to rest your feet?

:D

DD
08-24-20, 11:31 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,442
Posted By Drillium Dude

Best. Derailleurs. Evah :) ...

Best. Derailleurs. Evah :)

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08-24-20, 08:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 338
Posted By Drillium Dude

Do you have a photo of this bag in use? I can't...

Do you have a photo of this bag in use? I can't really tell how it attaches to the saddle - and the slots in that large leather piece give me the impression something is missing.

I also wonder if...
08-23-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 564
Posted By Drillium Dude

Ironically, I got the pair of derailleurs for $50...

Ironically, I got the pair of derailleurs for $50 from a BF member off the FSOT thread. They were both won by the same individual on Ebay, so again they sold as a pair for $50!

Weird, huh?

DD
08-23-20, 12:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 564
Posted By Drillium Dude

Interesting. I listed the Suntour stuff from the...

Interesting. I listed the Suntour stuff from the Casati last week on Ebay. Final prices looked like this:

Cyclone RD: $30
Cyclone FD: $20
Superbe 4000 brake calipers: $44
Superbe NJS track...
08-21-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 6,270
Posted By Drillium Dude

I'll say it: Campy Deltas. Don't believe the hype...

I'll say it: Campy Deltas. Don't believe the hype :)

DD
08-19-20, 09:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 850
Posted By Drillium Dude

The more I look at the photo, the more I think...

The more I look at the photo, the more I think the upper "pivot" screw loosened and allowed the body to shift. I am seeing a gap between the upper body and the parallelogram unit of about 1/8";...
08-19-20, 08:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 850
Posted By Drillium Dude

The pivot bolt is the part that broke? I am...

The pivot bolt is the part that broke? I am trying to figure out from the photo/words and am still unsure what specific bit failed. I built up an Atala years back for the ex-wife and used one of...
08-19-20, 12:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 471
Posted By Drillium Dude

If the Sidis were new when bought in 2000-2005,...

If the Sidis were new when bought in 2000-2005, they will likely not work with clips/straps even if the OP goes with the Yellow Jersey cleat adapter. The velcro straps and such will make getting...
08-18-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 58,132
Views: 8,488,634
Posted By Drillium Dude

So, who snagged the 1977 California Masi...

So, who snagged the 1977 California Masi (black/chrome fork crown/1010 dropouts) that was listed on Seattle CL for $1000?

It's gone now, and I wanted to share it here a couple days ago but was...
08-18-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 263
Posted By Drillium Dude

You know, that looks like a deal to me. I'll take...

You know, that looks like a deal to me. I'll take it :)

PM inbound.

DD
08-17-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 43,844
Posted By Drillium Dude

I completely agree: ...

I completely agree:

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DD
08-14-20, 11:38 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 43,844
Posted By Drillium Dude

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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DD
08-14-20, 11:33 PM
Replies: 16,073
Views: 1,667,964
Posted By Drillium Dude

Took the Burke Gilman trail south to Seattle and...

Took the Burke Gilman trail south to Seattle and spent a good hour visiting the Union Bay Natural Area:
...
08-13-20, 10:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 969
Posted By Drillium Dude

I recently removed a few parts from a bike that...

I recently removed a few parts from a bike that might be up your alley. Suntour Cyclone rear derailleur:
...
08-13-20, 08:36 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,929
Posted By Drillium Dude

I use hardly any new components, so can't say...

I use hardly any new components, so can't say much except when it comes to modern rims. Modern rims with machined sidewalls allow me to use vintage brakes with original brake pad material and still...
08-13-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 16,073
Views: 1,667,964
Posted By Drillium Dude

Nice day for a jaunt around Lake Sammamish on the...

Nice day for a jaunt around Lake Sammamish on the Bianchi. I took these two pics on the SRT on the final bit of the return leg.
...
08-12-20, 12:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 220
Posted By Drillium Dude

Fork is not original. Seller's price is...

Fork is not original. Seller's price is outrageous. Looks like it has a stuck fixed cup in the BB, too. Keep looking :)

DD
08-09-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,340
Posted By Drillium Dude

They look super cool attached to one of these: ...

They look super cool attached to one of these:

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/891x1024/26196215878_a6fdf91fe9_b_ee80d704fbbf7b763a81cd8622914516db301772.jpg

The...
08-08-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 6,516
Views: 586,226
Posted By Drillium Dude

My '81 Bianchi uses that exact brake bridge -...

My '81 Bianchi uses that exact brake bridge - complete with the separate chromed recessed brake nut. I sure wouldn't mind a spare (nut, that is)!

Is there any way you might let one of those go?
...
08-08-20, 12:58 AM
Replies: 16,073
Views: 1,667,964
Posted By Drillium Dude

I rode my red bike in the PNW today, too. Just a...

I rode my red bike in the PNW today, too. Just a fast 25 miles on my normal out n' back route. Forgot my camera, but that's what Flickr is for:
...
08-08-20, 12:53 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,904
Posted By Drillium Dude

That should be relatively easy since almost all...

That should be relatively easy since almost all the kids have flown the coop. Aren't there at least 5 or 6 bikes that aren't even "yours"?

DD
08-08-20, 12:50 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,216
Posted By Drillium Dude

True, but you put it out of your mind a couple...

True, but you put it out of your mind a couple seconds later :D

DD
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