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09-14-19, 03:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,921
Posted By unworthy1

That oddball seat lug is similar to one used on...

That oddball seat lug is similar to one used on an OS (oversized) Columbus tubeset, but no reason to doubt the Aelle sticker (and never seen those "star" graphics on any Zeus before). Long Shen makes...
09-14-19, 02:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 494
Posted By unworthy1

for some reason (I have a theory) there's nearly...

for some reason (I have a theory) there's nearly always some "rust bloom" that grows underneath the clear. Often it's the infamous "spiderweb" variety but upshot is if you live in any climate other...
09-11-19, 05:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 369
Posted By unworthy1

pantograph (just to be a spelling nazi about it)...

pantograph (just to be a spelling nazi about it) from the tool used to do the engraving (and size art down or up) from a master pattern that one arm traces to the "copy" arm that can hold a simple...
09-10-19, 05:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 603
Posted By unworthy1

this is a weak clue, but the fact is has a Hatta...

this is a weak clue, but the fact is has a Hatta Swan headset almost always has pointed to a Benelux product (if it's OEM), though the HS may just have been replaced in a Benelux country! Much...
09-10-19, 05:11 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,109
Posted By unworthy1

I also think Gitane is a likely guess, Chas would...

I also think Gitane is a likely guess, Chas would know for sure (but since Juvela has also chimed in I bet this is what rustystrings nailed it as)...great find!
09-08-19, 12:41 PM
Replies: 1,594
Views: 130,755
Posted By unworthy1

For a co-worker's bike: I have a Shimano SL-BS50...

For a co-worker's bike: I have a Shimano SL-BS50 for the LH (front, triple) but

need a RH 7SP barcon unit (Ultegra or lower level is OK).

If she'd get comfortable with fiction shifting this...
09-08-19, 09:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 342
Posted By unworthy1

Sure they did, as did Motobecane and the...

Sure they did, as did Motobecane and the occasional Gitane and Raleigh (and probably more). We just don't have the handy term "tre-tubi" for these bikes made from 3-main-tubes-Reynolds-531 (or for...
09-07-19, 10:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 342
Posted By unworthy1

It's something of a "time capsule" with many OEM...

It's something of a "time capsule" with many OEM components even if some are now rotting. This is a three-main-tubes frame but rather than the Columbus SL we think of as "tre-tubi" this is main tubes...
09-06-19, 10:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By unworthy1

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1400x2000/mavic_catalog_p8_2014agoldsworthy_57c2b416c822c8291812b9686eccbb7c0e89a936.jpg...
09-06-19, 05:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By unworthy1

I have a catalog scan from approx. that year...

I have a catalog scan from approx. that year (give or take one or 2). I tried to get it posted to Velobase but couldn't get them to upload, even tho I am a paid member (or WAS).
Shoot me your email...
09-02-19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 745
Posted By unworthy1

Thanks for tracking down the original brand(s)...

Thanks for tracking down the original brand(s) JaccoW and to Cudak888, Bianchigirll and all of you for your help! I am going to order a set of "penta" keys from China (before the next tariffs take...
08-31-19, 11:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 745
Posted By unworthy1

I do have a 'security bit set' bought it online...

I do have a 'security bit set' bought it online so not sure how it compares to the Harbor set but mine definitely does not have anything this big in "pentalobe". A quick measure across points (not...
08-31-19, 11:32 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 25,393
Posted By unworthy1

I've seen it before, but can't recall...if you...

I've seen it before, but can't recall...if you scroll up the post #146 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=146) you see a "strap" cable guide that Pinarello used a lot...
08-31-19, 07:58 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 25,393
Posted By unworthy1

Was going to guess "Lotus", but...no, not...

Was going to guess "Lotus", but...no, not correct...it's a Somec, right?
08-31-19, 07:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 745
Posted By unworthy1

What the....? This ain't "normal".

I was making a few last touches to a Univega Via Montegna from the '90s for a co-worker to commute on.
Nice bike for this use (I'm impressed with it), but in this Urban Jungle I said: "Let's ditch...
08-29-19, 07:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 461
Posted By unworthy1

You don't mention what day is the one day you...

You don't mention what day is the one day you need it. I have one bike that size but needs some more work before it's ready for the streets, and not a lot of free time if your lay-over day is coming...
08-28-19, 06:34 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,548
Posted By unworthy1

a totally worthwhile project and I am subscribing...

a totally worthwhile project and I am subscribing for the updates...BTW did you confirm if there actually WAS any crack-damage to the BB shell where suspected?
08-28-19, 09:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,092
Posted By unworthy1

It's SUPPOSED to be spring-on-inside because...

It's SUPPOSED to be spring-on-inside because that's expected to be where you will typically have more exposed threaded length and the purpose is to act as a big "spring/lock washer" to prevent...
08-25-19, 06:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 293
Posted By unworthy1

It's not so much an issue of the quill being...

It's not so much an issue of the quill being extended up beyond the limit line (tho that's to be avoided with ANY brand quill stem), but here's one thread on the topic and note there was an attempt...
08-25-19, 11:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 293
Posted By unworthy1

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

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20190824_183013_60255d1196ce8e8adfbea0e559da1dae509a8aae.jpg
No idea who may have built such frames for Gardin BITD, but it does look...
08-25-19, 11:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 910
Posted By unworthy1

I can tell you the maker of these rims is located...

I can tell you the maker of these rims is located North of Milan, West of Monza...they seem to be a little-known brand but came on generally higher-than-mid-quality bikes, but not on very many! If...
08-25-19, 10:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 476
Posted By unworthy1

There was definitely some well-known contractor...

There was definitely some well-known contractor building for Battaglin, but they are not exactly a known-known...If you know what I mean! Could well be Billato for at least some of the long run,...
08-25-19, 10:36 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,684
Posted By unworthy1

+42 and tho this is gutting I sure hope you rise...

+42 and tho this is gutting I sure hope you rise "phoenix-like" to soar again (and I don't mean necessarily in Arizona).
08-24-19, 12:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,027
Posted By unworthy1

Back to the OP's bike: it doesn't tic the boxes...

Back to the OP's bike: it doesn't tic the boxes for any typical Cinelli I know of (neither a model "A" Super Corsa, or the model "B" with flat fork crown but both had the "fastback" seat cluster, nor...
08-21-19, 06:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,415
Posted By unworthy1

My JP frame built with Ishiwata 024 also takes a...

My JP frame built with Ishiwata 024 also takes a 27.0 post...but you guys realize this is a (zombie) thread started in 2007 and last updated 2014 (until today, that is)?
08-19-19, 08:44 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,548
Posted By unworthy1

I agree with this approach, and if you document...

I agree with this approach, and if you document the testing (phone videos) and you got positive results (of course) you might dispel the fears/doubts of SOME future buyer who doesn't appreciate...
08-17-19, 10:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 763
Posted By unworthy1

It's getting INteresting! That's proabably...

It's getting INteresting! That's proabably Columbus rifling which does not by itself indicate SLX (or later TSX) but could be SL/SP or later,,,and with Campy dropouts and the Columbus-branded...
08-17-19, 12:54 PM
Replies: 1,594
Views: 130,755
Posted By unworthy1

[QUOTE=Mad Honk;21078989]Kurt/cudak 888, I buy...

[QUOTE=Mad Honk;21078989]Kurt/cudak 888,
I buy a diamond infused rubber bit that fits in a Dremel tool, that polishes out most imperfections in the races. /QUOTE]

Look/search for "Cratex" or...
08-17-19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 763
Posted By unworthy1

I'm voting for a 'home-built' or student project...

I'm voting for a 'home-built' or student project since it's a mix of what appear to be Italian-sourced bits (the brake-bridge, BB shell, spool-shaped chainstay bridge, etc.) but with the...
08-13-19, 11:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 460
Posted By unworthy1

since you say these are from the '80s I might...

since you say these are from the '80s I might guess NOT varnish-set (generally quite earlier) or water-slide (next gen) but could be some variety of "rub-down" transfer, AKA chroma-tec (a trademark I...
08-11-19, 01:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 674
Posted By unworthy1

"F." is abbreviation for the Italian word...

"F." is abbreviation for the Italian word "filetto"="threads", and often caused confusion
08-10-19, 10:32 AM
Replies: 1,594
Views: 130,755
Posted By unworthy1

Same here, looked but only found the bigger size...

Same here, looked but only found the bigger size internally threaded approx. 22mm ID
08-10-19, 10:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 381
Posted By unworthy1

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/550x412/65f46279_4d29_47d9_b125_992276f26b57_b8b712da65612229daf759101e10e42037841649.jpeg
The "C" on the red cap nut on rear axle is not for...
08-05-19, 10:51 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,534
Posted By unworthy1

Wow, it has been re-born! I'll tell my friend...

Wow, it has been re-born! I'll tell my friend (his name is Michael) that his old daily driver beater has gotten a new lease on life and is being ridden...he'll be chuffed and stoked.
08-03-19, 10:30 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,748
Posted By unworthy1

Never seen a Celo that wasn't a pretty-near clone...

Never seen a Celo that wasn't a pretty-near clone of a Colnago, but here's one with different headlugs than you'd usually find on a 'nago, plus a fork that has an atypical crown and (appears to be) a...
08-03-19, 10:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 979
Posted By unworthy1

No, the combo of all Nervex Pro lugset with Huret...

No, the combo of all Nervex Pro lugset with Huret forged dropouts points very much to France but not to any Motobecane I'm aware of. I agree the fork is a replacement (Campy fork ends with Huret DOs)...
08-01-19, 11:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 979
Posted By unworthy1

The fact it has both Nervex pro lugs AND a Nervex...

The fact it has both Nervex pro lugs AND a Nervex BB shell points to "high-end" frame despite stamped DOs, the Nervex shell was quite a bit pricier than most other shells BITD which is why you find...
07-25-19, 10:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,215
Posted By unworthy1

There are catalog scans for 2 years ('81 and '83)...

There are catalog scans for 2 years ('81 and '83) in Mark Bulgier's collection...take a look:
bulgier.net - /pics/bike/Catalogs/ (http://bulgier.net/pics/bike/Catalogs/)
07-25-19, 10:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,948
Posted By unworthy1

Nope I was just thinking these 2 must have been...

Nope I was just thinking these 2 must have been the same model (maybe the ONLY model) and built right around the same time to have all these details in common. I wonder who was the contractor who...
07-24-19, 07:12 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 16,363
Posted By unworthy1

I never saw one this year in the "usual" spot in...

I never saw one this year in the "usual" spot in San Jose (it wasn't Trailhead) in the big strip mall with large parking lot....did the host bike shop go under?
07-24-19, 07:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,948
Posted By unworthy1

Fascinating that yours has the same pearl white...

Fascinating that yours has the same pearl white paint and pantographed chainrings and seatpost as the OP's "Atala" re-brand, same blue-in-painted lug and BB shell piercings, plus it even has the...
07-22-19, 01:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,948
Posted By unworthy1

Or just do 7 more posts and you can upload all...

Or just do 7 more posts and you can upload all your photos (which we'd love to see).
07-22-19, 01:35 AM
07-21-19, 11:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 301
Posted By unworthy1

Another Serial Number mystery: not so vintage aluminum frame

I had limited time so only took these snaps of the serial numbers/letters on BB shell
But short story is I found an abandoned aluminum frame and CF fork with 105 cranks, SR pedals, rusted KMC chain...
07-18-19, 01:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By unworthy1

jamesdak, have you thought of uploading this to...

jamesdak, have you thought of uploading this to Velobase for their "catalog scans" section? I think it's a needed addition myself (might need to become a member in order to upload but worthwhile)
07-14-19, 05:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 920
Posted By unworthy1

Pedal that I can see in the one pic looks like...

Pedal that I can see in the one pic looks like some kind of Atom (Atomic?) pedal, maybe one with the 3-digit model number (500, 600 etc,)
07-14-19, 12:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 920
Posted By unworthy1

I remember a long time back that stay cap...

I remember a long time back that stay cap engraving (on a similar mystery frame) really threw a lot of us on a goose-chase since it looks like a stylized "S" and not so much like 2 "P"s. But the...
07-12-19, 12:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 805
Posted By unworthy1

Keep the black WB cages, looks great as-is.:thumb:

Keep the black WB cages, looks great as-is.:thumb:
07-09-19, 05:04 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,012
Posted By unworthy1

definitely would be "cutting edge" for a brand to...

definitely would be "cutting edge" for a brand to be spec-ing Phil Wood products in '74 as OEM but maybe this H. McIver was just that forward thinking a guy, and Van Nuys was ground zero!
07-04-19, 10:24 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,760
Posted By unworthy1

Interesting frame from the "later years" of...

Interesting frame from the "later years" of Windsor when they definitely were sourcing Tange cro-mo tubing for SOME models, and a lot more Japanese components as this one sports, but given that those...
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