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10-21-19, 03:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By jdawginsc

I've always loved the look of Galli rear...

I've always loved the look of Galli rear derailleurs and shifters. The crankset has that interesting back of arm fluting that looks cool...
10-21-19, 03:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,833
Posted By jdawginsc

Nothing wrong with you. I need some personal...

Nothing wrong with you. I need some personal interventions at times of late. I just bought a GB vintage stem and handlebar combo because it was cool. No idea what to do with it. Probably attach it to...
10-21-19, 03:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,198
Posted By jdawginsc

Somebody is going to get a nice deal.

Somebody is going to get a nice deal.
Replies: 12
Views: 559
Posted By jdawginsc

Makes sense since they'd have to install an...

Makes sense since they'd have to install an eyelet back there somewhere for racks...
10-20-19, 07:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 708
Posted By jdawginsc

Did this ever sell? If not, I might have an offer...

Did this ever sell? If not, I might have an offer up my sleeve..
10-20-19, 07:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 533
Posted By jdawginsc

Did this ever sell?

Did this ever sell?
10-20-19, 06:48 AM
Replies: 52,521
Views: 7,098,851
Posted By jdawginsc

I live in the wrong area for bargains... ...

I live in the wrong area for bargains...

$100 for that Specialized is a steal. The non-wheel tri-color stuff alone is worth probably $120 if it is in great condition.
Replies: 12
Views: 559
Posted By jdawginsc

Isn't 89 the year they started cantilevering out...

Isn't 89 the year they started cantilevering out the drop outs in the back behind the seat stay?
10-19-19, 04:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 227
Posted By jdawginsc

Took the plunge on the Cassani...$130 including...

Took the plunge on the Cassani...$130 including shipping from Italy. Probably too much, but with a change in plans from the Faggin due to the bottom bracket issue, I had to put the Dura Ace on...
10-17-19, 03:14 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,227
Posted By jdawginsc

It doesn't, but there is a sticker that refers to...

It doesn't, but there is a sticker that refers to Squadra Corse. I assumed it was legitimate, but also wasn't sure with all of the Columbus stickers about the frame.
10-15-19, 11:19 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 871
Posted By jdawginsc

I am leaning cup and cone and getting a different...

I am leaning cup and cone and getting a different crankset. I had bought the Dura Ace 7700 stuff from Brewsmith, so my original plan to go utilitarian got upgraded.

A mismatch of parts cranksets...
10-15-19, 10:52 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,227
Posted By jdawginsc

It's a squadra for sure. I think they were made...

It's a squadra for sure. I think they were made of TSX, which is what I assumed this one was. It might have been a funky year for outsourcing and a limited run.

I wanted it, but need to slow my...
10-14-19, 03:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,227
Posted By jdawginsc

Jdawg is glad someone here at least gets the...

Jdawg is glad someone here at least gets the gold...
10-14-19, 03:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 871
Posted By jdawginsc

Yep, it's Italian. NOt sure it got out of...

Yep, it's Italian. NOt sure it got out of alignment or if it was cut that way, but the sides don't match up squarely, even though the threads are perfect and solid.
10-14-19, 04:10 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,227
Posted By jdawginsc

It is sold apparently. Jdawg is happy...and...

It is sold apparently. Jdawg is happy...and sad...

Lack of bottom bracket braze on was one of the things that gave me pause...also the gaps in BB and HS, though facing would likely take care of...
10-14-19, 04:08 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 871
Posted By jdawginsc

Might have to...I was trying to keep the Dura Ace...

Might have to...I was trying to keep the Dura Ace 7700, and had gotten an Italian thread bottom bracket with Octalink. I'll have to go a bit older with the crank I guess.
10-13-19, 01:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,227
Posted By jdawginsc

https://www.ebay.com/itm/CADRE-CONCORDE-BLITZ-56CM...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/CADRE-CONCORDE-BLITZ-56CM-VINTAGE-BIKE-FRAME-VGC/254385204563?_trkparms=aid%3D111001%26algo%3DREC.SEED%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D20160908131621%26meid%3Db9f6a5a8320c46e98a062171b099b14...
10-13-19, 01:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 442
Posted By jdawginsc

Thought I had a 26.0 Nuovo record two bolt, but...

Thought I had a 26.0 Nuovo record two bolt, but it seems it is a 26.4... oops. And a 26.2 Rino vintage.
10-13-19, 12:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,322
Posted By jdawginsc

For the record, that is an awesome site. Many a...

For the record, that is an awesome site. Many a problem solved there.
10-13-19, 11:03 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,227
Posted By jdawginsc

He has. And he is slightly regretting the Faggin...

He has. And he is slightly regretting the Faggin bargain he jumped on a month ago since it cleared his bank account for bike stuff...
10-13-19, 11:01 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,322
Posted By jdawginsc

The world is...

The world is crashing!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!.....................................
10-13-19, 09:10 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 871
Posted By jdawginsc

Sooo....after cleaning threads and using my...

Sooo....after cleaning threads and using my little slotted cup tool, I was able to thread it all the way in, then another 1/4 inch or more. So I don't think it is binding on anything.

I think it...
10-13-19, 09:02 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,227
Posted By jdawginsc

It looks like they were put on over the clear...

It looks like they were put on over the clear coat.

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10-13-19, 07:18 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,227
Posted By jdawginsc

Like I said, the Columbus ones would go, and I...

Like I said, the Columbus ones would go, and I think the rest of the fun paint would be less busy as a result.

Still trying to figure out the year. There isn't an Italian flag braze on which I...
10-13-19, 07:03 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,227
Posted By jdawginsc

It's on ebay. A bit steep for my bargain...

It's on ebay. A bit steep for my bargain searching ways when shipping is included...
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By jdawginsc

Doesn't look to me like the fork belongs to that...

Doesn't look to me like the fork belongs to that bike (no room for locknut.). No other chrome. Could be a decent fork, though without Gazelle engraving, and unknown frame, though some of the...
10-12-19, 08:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,227
Posted By jdawginsc

Almost looks like the writing says Vetta...haha

Almost looks like the writing says Vetta...haha
10-12-19, 08:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,227
Posted By jdawginsc

Nope. Still wondering if I have the dollars to...

Nope. Still wondering if I have the dollars to yet.
10-12-19, 07:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,227
Posted By jdawginsc

I think I might be in love...with a frame

This is a thing of beauty. Couldn't find much out about the Blitz part, but perhaps TSX tubing, or something cheaper...not sure if this is a Ciocc version, but seems to be a proprietary headset. For...
10-11-19, 04:18 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,274
Posted By jdawginsc

Here's an odd one. Loved my Bianchi...

Here's an odd one. Loved my Bianchi Randonneur...it was a snappy touring bike that was comfortable, but I did several long distance things including the Pepsi-Cola marathon in Central Park at age...
10-10-19, 03:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 871
Posted By jdawginsc

Thanks all. I will follow all of the suggestions...

Thanks all. I will follow all of the suggestions until I figure that little guy out.
10-10-19, 03:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 762
Posted By jdawginsc

Profile of the different tire might account for a...

Profile of the different tire might account for a bit.
10-10-19, 03:39 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 871
Posted By jdawginsc

It's a braze on cable guide, so not that.

It's a braze on cable guide, so not that.
10-09-19, 07:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 871
Posted By jdawginsc

This is a really good possibility. I ran my...

This is a really good possibility. I ran my finger through it and there is very little protrusion, but it might be enough that it is pushing the cartridge down, not allowing the spindle to engage the...
10-09-19, 07:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 871
Posted By jdawginsc

Good suggestions! Will check that.

Good suggestions! Will check that.
10-09-19, 04:43 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,640
Posted By jdawginsc

I actually moved the levers higher on one of my...

I actually moved the levers higher on one of my bikes and it helped me a bunch. But definitely shorter and higher stem, then adjust levers further up to give you a more comfortable support?
10-09-19, 04:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 871
Posted By jdawginsc

BB Shell twist or misalignment question

Ok...on a bargain Faggin from Italy...everything was cleaned and beautiful until I went to install an Ultegra 6500 BB.

Firstly, I know the threads are Italian for both the BB and the shell. My...
10-08-19, 05:13 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,507
Posted By jdawginsc

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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10-08-19, 02:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By jdawginsc

That was a nice thing you did!

That was a nice thing you did!
10-08-19, 02:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,284
Posted By jdawginsc

Thing is beautiful.

Thing is beautiful.
10-07-19, 05:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 227
Posted By jdawginsc

I just got a Cromor Faggin for $35 plus shipping...

I just got a Cromor Faggin for $35 plus shipping from Italy, so I might be a bit on the spoiled side at the moment. $149euro is the asking price at the moment, including shipping.
10-07-19, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 227
Posted By jdawginsc

Supposedly frames are made by Losa...? Or is...

Supposedly frames are made by Losa...? Or is advertised to be...
10-07-19, 04:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 227
Posted By jdawginsc

THat's the one I was looking at. Was tempted so I...

THat's the one I was looking at. Was tempted so I dropped the guy a line asking for some particulars. Not sure if there is a dent in the bottom head lug...
10-07-19, 03:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 343
Posted By jdawginsc

Semi-sloping crown with the wrap around thick...

Semi-sloping crown with the wrap around thick stays...and as FP says above, thinned lugwork. barrel brake bridge...hmm. Not ornate enough for Harry Quinn...was going to go Claude Butler as above?...
10-06-19, 01:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 730
Posted By jdawginsc

Personally, I thought the paint job was cool....

Personally, I thought the paint job was cool. Tear off the decals and go to town for October!
10-06-19, 01:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 227
Posted By jdawginsc

Anyone own a Cassani?

Seems like a nice little frame, just wondering about folks' thoughts.
10-06-19, 01:22 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,835
Posted By jdawginsc

Saw one recently that said no dents, cracks,...

Saw one recently that said no dents, cracks, bends or rust. Then in three of the pictures he/she pointed out 3 dents with circles, which made me laugh.
10-05-19, 11:14 AM
10-05-19, 07:55 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,615
Posted By jdawginsc

This entire thread is so impressive. Fascinating...

This entire thread is so impressive. Fascinating how talented you guys are.
10-05-19, 06:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 736
Posted By jdawginsc

Is that the little one on 61? If so, they are...

Is that the little one on 61? If so, they are very cool.
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