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10-16-19, 10:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 476
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: 236
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
Replies: 52,424
Views: 7,072,763
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: 6
Views: 235
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: 35
Views: 934
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: 6
Views: 235
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: 35
Views: 934
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: 35
Views: 934
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: 35
Views: 934
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: 35
Views: 934
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: 291
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: 35
Views: 934
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: 35
Views: 934
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: 28
Views: 1,389
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: 236
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: 1,876
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: 7,975
Posted By jamesdak

Ask them. ...

Ask them.

https://www.facebook.com/billatobikes/
10-11-19, 06:25 PM
Replies: 5,526
Views: 444,147
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: 1,081
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: 132
Views: 8,065
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: 7,975
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
Replies: 52,424
Views: 7,072,763
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: 109
Views: 7,164
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: 596
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: 1,106
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: 103
Views: 15,032
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: 4,224
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: 109
Views: 7,164
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: 39
Views: 1,206
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: 145
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: 937
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: 52,424
Views: 7,072,763
Posted By jamesdak

Totally digging this, wish it was local.

Totally digging this, wish it was local.
10-04-19, 06:38 AM
Replies: 52,424
Views: 7,072,763
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: 937
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: 17,866
Views: 2,801,680
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: 18,098
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: 18,098
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.
...
09-28-19, 07:34 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 18,098
Posted By jamesdak

^ Sweet My TSX Maillot Juane is one of my...

^ Sweet

My TSX Maillot Juane is one of my top rides. I like how well it responds and how it seems to carry speed well even when I get tired.

I love the color of yours and those wheels.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-19, 08:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 377
Posted By jamesdak

Late to the game this week. Did a century ride...

Late to the game this week. Did a century ride event around a huge lake a couple of hours from the house. It was cold and windy and wonderful.

Totally forgot to start my Garmin at the...
09-23-19, 03:23 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,096
Posted By jamesdak

Distance: 99.05 Moving time: 5:29:41 ...

Distance: 99.05 Moving time: 5:29:41 Elevation: 13:29.

I was about a mile or so into the ride before I remembered to start the Garmin. And....like an idiot....I noticed I still had me...
09-23-19, 03:17 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,096
Posted By jamesdak

Met up with a guy locally to get a bike a few...

Met up with a guy locally to get a bike a few months ago. He mentioned doing a event type ride just a few years early where Greg rode also. Talked about how nice Greg was and that even though he...
09-22-19, 12:56 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,096
Posted By jamesdak

One of a unique handful made by the man himself...

One of a unique handful made by the man himself and given to friends.

Another example of his positive influence on U.S. cycling.....

https://pbase.com/jhuddle/image/167470373.jpg
09-22-19, 10:11 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,096
Posted By jamesdak

How I feel too. Not much one for new bikes...

How I feel too. Not much one for new bikes anyway but the local trek shop is my go to place for all my vintage jobs that I don't get time for. Great bunch there.

Heck I even rode my one Trek...
09-22-19, 08:04 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,944
Posted By jamesdak

Off my "mystery" Evans bike that originally...

Off my "mystery" Evans bike that originally belonged to a 3 time RAAM winner.

https://pbase.com/jhuddle/image/169081544.jpg
09-21-19, 06:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 676
Posted By jamesdak

Score, keep us in the loop as you rebuild it. ...

Score, keep us in the loop as you rebuild it. They are beautiful bikes that ride well.
09-17-19, 09:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,224
Posted By jamesdak

I'm running a few Gyes saddles, had them for a...

I'm running a few Gyes saddles, had them for a few years now. Just as comfortable as my Brooks but cheaper and with longer rails. I see no reason to avoid them.
09-17-19, 01:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 676
Posted By jamesdak

Wow, someone is going to get a great bike. I...

Wow, someone is going to get a great bike. I love mine!

https://pbase.com/jhuddle/image/167931185.jpg
09-16-19, 11:34 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,732
Posted By jamesdak

Great read and pics. Thanks to all for sharing. ...

Great read and pics. Thanks to all for sharing. I missed my annual pilgrimage to northern MT and seeing the pics helped ease the pain some. :thumb:
09-16-19, 06:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 229
Posted By jamesdak

Sweet

Sweet
09-10-19, 06:33 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 12,428
Posted By jamesdak

I'll put this one out there. My favorite because...

I'll put this one out there. My favorite because it's the one I own...right now. at least.

https://pbase.com/jhuddle/image/169180597.jpg
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