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10-14-20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,858
Posted By Ex Pres

I had and rode an '82 for a while. Nice bike, and...

I had and rode an '82 for a while. Nice bike, and my rear even liked the Ideale 2001 saddle.

The only issue I really didn't catch up front was that one of the plastic surrounds on a brake lever...
10-13-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 204
Posted By Ex Pres

You may want to use spoke nipple washers, too....

You may want to use spoke nipple washers, too. I've used Sapim, the ovals, for similar builds.
10-13-20, 07:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 204
Posted By Ex Pres

Though not a perfect match, I think some of the...

Though not a perfect match, I think some of the Araya Aeros came in that color - if you strike out.
10-13-20, 07:08 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,773
Posted By Ex Pres

The levers are non-aero, so both cables will be...

The levers are non-aero, so both cables will be routed through the bars from the bar end [hole in the plug] to the hole closer to the stem. He only shows the one side in his pictures.

And white...
10-09-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 208
Posted By Ex Pres

I think I have a single NR, but I'll have to...

I think I have a single NR, but I'll have to check when I get home.
I have no idea what a market (eBay) price is on this, but I'd be below.
JC
08-28-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 225
Posted By Ex Pres

I'm the masher at 4mph / 50rpm, even without an...

I'm the masher at 4mph / 50rpm, even without an extra load :)
08-13-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 620
Posted By Ex Pres

I have a set of Protons and they've been...

I have a set of Protons and they've been trouble-free. BUT, it can be interesting removing and replacing some brands of tires. You might want to check this before you get out on the road and have a...
08-07-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 709
Posted By Ex Pres

Is this a Huret rear where we have to worry about...

Is this a Huret rear where we have to worry about which adapter to use to fit alternative manufacturer's dropouts?
Or just standard Campy?
08-04-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 389
Posted By Ex Pres

Need 10 posts to post pics. You're at 1

Need 10 posts to post pics. You're at 1
07-29-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 567
Posted By Ex Pres

Italvega Nuovo Record

mech986 wanted some pictures and details [in another thread], and I had never taken any, so this is my excuse to finally take & post a couple.
AFAIK, I'm the third owner. The second owner sold me...
07-28-20, 06:48 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,830
Posted By Ex Pres

I'm going to have to inspect it, not only its...

I'm going to have to inspect it, not only its mark but check with a caliper. I just don't recall having a 27.0 Record seatpost in the parts bin to build [bought as frame] mine up.
EDIT: too many...
07-27-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 950
Posted By Ex Pres

Did autocorrect get you? I've heard of [and...

Did autocorrect get you? I've heard of [and owned a] Silstar, but not Silver
07-24-20, 06:56 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,560
Posted By Ex Pres

I own one of these, and built it up as a gravel...

I own one of these, and built it up as a gravel bike.
It really only clears 35 in the rear, though. I tried 38s, need them here, but no mud clearance. Any frame guys out there that would like to do...
07-23-20, 06:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 909
Posted By Ex Pres

I bought an Interclub new back late '72- early...

I bought an Interclub new back late '72- early '73 as my first 10 speed.
Yes, they were factory equipped with sew-ups, if you wanted them. But many, like mine, were sold to buyers that didn't...
06-24-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 979
Posted By Ex Pres

I used beldecal waterslide paper, but they seem...

I used beldecal waterslide paper, but they seem to be gone now.
Waterslide is very thin, and needs to be covered in clear. Vinyl is not as thin, but can be applied on top.
The one choice [at least...
06-07-20, 10:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 398
Posted By Ex Pres

you can search for Jim McVey STI Shifter Repair...

you can search for Jim McVey STI Shifter Repair on FB
06-02-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,773
Posted By Ex Pres

https://live.staticflickr.com/8435/7891202624_bfb4...

https://live.staticflickr.com/8435/7891202624_bfb4c43aa5_h.jpg


Sorry, can't help you with the wheels.
But I do have a corncob freewheel (though not Campy)
Never seen that chainring in the...
05-20-20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,904
Posted By Ex Pres

Made with my home printer on "decal stock". Back...

Made with my home printer on "decal stock". Back in the days before it was easy to find decals for the DIY'r.
Fortunately I did have some good jpegs to work from - no vector file to have to play...
05-08-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 832
Posted By Ex Pres

I stayed out of this, as I had not seen the frame...

I stayed out of this, as I had not seen the frame prior to repaint - but happy to see all turned out well.
What I did find a little ironic - the paint scheme on the frame for sale was what I...
02-26-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,318
Posted By Ex Pres

There are two co-ops in Birmingham you might want...

There are two co-ops in Birmingham you might want to check out. I don't know a lot about them other than I've dropped stuff off there before. Redemptive Cycles and Bici Coop.
02-21-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,002
Posted By Ex Pres

I had a Thule 2-bike roof rack on my Passat. ...

I had a Thule 2-bike roof rack on my Passat. What bugged me more than anything was losing about 10% gas mileage - even empty (bikes didn't affect it much extra). I had the wind deflector - maybe...
02-18-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 3,280
Views: 287,489
Posted By Ex Pres

Cinelli did make 22.0 stems, but I'm not sure...

Cinelli did make 22.0 stems, but I'm not sure about black. Cinelli marked these 22s with a small countersink on the back side just above the slot.
02-17-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 10,885
Posted By Ex Pres

Here's one from back in the day before decal...

Here's one from back in the day before decal makers would sell to the "public", and I had no way to print on foil, so homemade on my home printer....
01-27-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 917
Posted By Ex Pres

notoriety /ˌnōdəˈrīədē/ noun the...

notoriety
/ˌnōdəˈrīədē/

noun

the state of being famous or well known for some bad quality or deed.
01-23-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 824
Posted By Ex Pres

Sachs 8s Ergo

Sachs 8s Ergo
12-09-19, 09:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 591
Posted By Ex Pres

Bike Boom = you were going to buy anyway, and...

Bike Boom = you were going to buy anyway, and quickly. Why jam up the sales cycle? The next buyer was standing behind you.
12-09-19, 09:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 492
Posted By Ex Pres

Yep, worthless now, but someone 50 years from now...

Yep, worthless now, but someone 50 years from now will need them for an exorbitant price.
12-05-19, 08:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,407
Posted By Ex Pres

Replace the front wheel and ride. (I was...

Replace the front wheel and ride.

(I was kind of hoping you'd found a 753 frame).
But I can't think of a single reason not to ride it.
10-24-19, 08:37 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,177
Posted By Ex Pres

Have you filed for his Social Security yet? ...

Have you filed for his Social Security yet?






And I've seen that seatpost modification before - it's not that unusual.
10-12-19, 06:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,640
Posted By Ex Pres

e-bike for e-racing

e-bike for e-racing
09-27-19, 02:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,395
Posted By Ex Pres

Any idea on the tubing used?

Any idea on the tubing used?
07-10-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,049
Posted By Ex Pres

Honda/Schwinn Prelude

Honda/Schwinn Prelude
06-25-19, 10:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,697
Posted By Ex Pres

And no one asked to see the rest of the frame?

And no one asked to see the rest of the frame?
06-20-19, 12:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,344
Posted By Ex Pres

HaHa, thanks for the plug. :) But I also have a...

HaHa, thanks for the plug. :) But I also have a set of 8s DA STI with about the same patina as the frame, if the OP is interested. (plus other 740x DA bits)
06-20-19, 11:31 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 14,998
Posted By Ex Pres

Sounds pretty high on the list. Must mean trash...

Sounds pretty high on the list. Must mean trash the whole di2 and get a real man's system.
06-19-19, 03:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,079
Posted By Ex Pres

Wonder why Minoura quit making the double. They...

Wonder why Minoura quit making the double. They still do have the single, which is pretty cool mod'ed by top506.
I looked for the double for a while, but quit searching.
06-08-19, 08:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 548
Posted By Ex Pres

Road are the Shimano road standard 130mm

Road are the Shimano road standard 130mm
05-13-19, 03:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 576
Posted By Ex Pres

The couple times I've had to worry about this -...

The couple times I've had to worry about this - if the nut tightens, I was OK. If the nut would just "spin" where it needed to tighten - then obviously it was not going to work, AND I was screwing...
04-28-18, 06:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,522
Posted By Ex Pres

I have a 74 Italvega Nuovo Record. 4 digit SN...

I have a 74 Italvega Nuovo Record. 4 digit SN begins with a 5, orig rcpt from July, so a 6xxx should be a later '74. Mine has a welded BB, ground the weld down when I repainted. Mine is 3 tubes...
12-02-17, 04:28 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,595
Posted By Ex Pres

58cm - 60cm frames

58cm - 60cm frames
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