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10-22-19, 12:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 68
Posted By repechage

Before was the Facet Biocam.

Before was the Facet Biocam.
10-20-19, 06:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 357
Posted By repechage

Remove the seat binding bolt kludge- underneath...

Remove the seat binding bolt kludge- underneath may be room for a socket head cap screw ( of slightly smaller head diameter than an 8mm standard socket head metric screw )
and if so, probably bunged...
10-20-19, 05:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 452
Posted By repechage

I have bent a dropout back nearly as bad, but not...

I have bent a dropout back nearly as bad, but not that abrupt a bend.
Long story, a guy's BRAND new Pogliaghi, the rider was horsing around with another whom was thought to be capable, but was not,...
Replies: 14
Views: 396
Posted By repechage

Looks very well detailed. I suggest as it has...

Looks very well detailed.
I suggest as it has been outside for a while is to back off the front derailleur adjuster screws a bit- like 2.5 turns each and oil the pivots, then work the lubricant into...
10-20-19, 11:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By repechage

The Blue shows very attractive on my screen. My...

The Blue shows very attractive on my screen.
My only real suggestion would be to replace the hex/phillips combo head fasteners that hold the fender stays with something more stylish...
M5 stainless...
10-19-19, 01:35 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 9,920
Posted By repechage

Which one was approved by the lawyers?

Which one was approved by the lawyers?
10-19-19, 01:34 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 9,920
Posted By repechage

About 100 grams per rim or more and 80-120 grams...

About 100 grams per rim or more and 80-120 grams per tire/ tube, rim strip vs tire/ glue.
10-18-19, 11:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 267
Posted By repechage

When I was a money challenged college student, I...

When I was a money challenged college student, I bought a 980 rear mech, worked well, could have had cheaper and better Japanese but the bike was originally spec'd with full Campagnolo... one just...
10-17-19, 06:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,593
Posted By repechage

So Constructeur.

So Constructeur.
10-14-19, 10:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 870
Posted By repechage

Velo Classique (http://www.veloclassique.com/) ...

Velo Classique (http://www.veloclassique.com/)

wayne has quite a few in inventory
both lengths
Replies: 4
Views: 331
Posted By repechage

I bought one used in 1972 for $25. at a Schwinn...

I bought one used in 1972 for $25. at a Schwinn store.
stripped it, mitered in a tube about half way up the down tube, had it welded in, painted it yellow, new saddle, loop cut off, struts to the...
10-13-19, 04:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 870
Posted By repechage

no, they are not originally cut with piloted...

no, they are not originally cut with piloted taps, (too slow) there is indeed alignment in the virgin part, but distortion in the framebuilding process is not that hard to occur.
10-13-19, 04:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 870
Posted By repechage

I have, actually not that uncommon, but in the...

I have, actually not that uncommon, but in the traditional assembly era misalignment was tolerated.
The chances of using a piloted set of taps, Campagnolo, Cobra, or of similar design might work,...
10-13-19, 04:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 446
Posted By repechage

I really suggest getting a measurement from the...

I really suggest getting a measurement from the center of the pivot to the center of the rim, vertically.
Test, don't guess.
10-13-19, 08:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 289
Posted By repechage

The Smokey Yanuk approach- CeramicSpeed...

The Smokey Yanuk approach-

CeramicSpeed bearings, no contact seals.
CeramicSpeed as much as you can afford
might as well remove as many parasitic watts as possible.

with regard to position-...
10-10-19, 03:45 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 9,920
Posted By repechage

Tire-Alert for the good ones to have repaired.

Tire-Alert for the good ones to have repaired.
10-10-19, 03:44 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 9,920
Posted By repechage

3M Fast-tak 8031 (old part number) new has more...

3M Fast-tak 8031 (old part number) new has more digits in front. The 8001 is the WRONG stuff- similar name.
The problem is that the adhesive has a different formula than 40 years ago. Lower VOC.
...
10-10-19, 03:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 870
Posted By repechage

Or, ditch that and buy an Edco eccentric lock...

Or, ditch that and buy an Edco eccentric lock bottom bracket. No worthwhile threads required.
10-10-19, 09:15 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 9,920
Posted By repechage

Changing a tire on the road was easy way back,...

Changing a tire on the road was easy way back, the Red Clement glue (or copies) took so long to dry out that it readily re-tacked.
The new adhesives are essentially contact adhesive as stated...
10-07-19, 04:16 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 9,920
Posted By repechage

I prefer tubular. not sure if the equation is...

I prefer tubular.
not sure if the equation is as in favor as it once was.
good tires were always expensive- clement setas and upper tier cotton tires, great tires are around but not cheap- FMB...
10-06-19, 11:19 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 9,920
Posted By repechage

That is the brand and model. reading later on...

That is the brand and model.
reading later on the thread, Donnely, (was Clement) has gone that way.
Tufo's going to black... Yes, cannot visually manage all black tubulars either. Although I did...
10-06-19, 03:30 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 9,920
Posted By repechage

Actually that is an old concept. Trying to recall...

Actually that is an old concept. Trying to recall the brand or brands at the moment. From the 70's.
I recall Tufo also does this. I have not used them, the color of the sidewalls - kind of a red...
10-06-19, 01:42 PM
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Posted By repechage

Size stated is 62 cm center to center - looks...

Size stated is 62 cm center to center - looks bigger than that unless the bottom bracket drop was reduced for extra long cranks- Campagnolo did make 180's

poor images of the lugwork, something...
10-06-19, 11:11 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,824
Posted By repechage

Truth is a scarce commodity today. its a...

Truth is a scarce commodity today.

its a wild world out there.
the Black 55cm Masi Gran Criterium for $3,500 frame and fork with "patina" is amazing too.
10-06-19, 11:07 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 9,920
Posted By repechage

Removing the existing residual glue from the rim...

Removing the existing residual glue from the rim is not always necessary.

there is a totally tubular thread that has a lot of information.

aged tires get far fewer flats, the rubber becomes...
10-06-19, 10:41 AM
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Posted By repechage

A.D. Stump

not many of these made, period.
huge, looks like the seller tried to make it work over the decades, prob 1974-75 - Blackwall clinchers don't help the look.

Anyone 6'- 5" or taller? A once in a...
10-05-19, 04:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,334
Posted By repechage

Final version of the Super Record crank set, the...

Final version of the Super Record crank set, the one without crank arm milling, having a laser etched shield logo and on the backside CNC style milling that placed a significant amount of material at...
10-05-19, 08:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 694
Posted By repechage

I would drop the fork, remove the crown race and...

I would drop the fork, remove the crown race and crack dye check the region where the race had been.

( well actually I would walk two doors west from work and have the non destructive test guys...
10-05-19, 07:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,334
Posted By repechage

The parts last I would encourage strategic...

The parts last
I would encourage strategic replacement parts- the soft parts, then cables, chain rings, ( pinned and ramped even)
various springs.
brake cable adjusters
pre cpsc brake quick...
09-29-19, 09:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 191
Posted By repechage

55 mm min insertion BUT reference the length of...

55 mm min insertion BUT reference the length of threading the steerer has- having the wedge or cone applying force in the threaded zone is not good practice.
09-27-19, 08:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,250
Posted By repechage

How Gios Romantic nice job which graphics...

How Gios Romantic
nice job
which graphics supplier did you select?
also, good job on the head badge rivets
09-25-19, 03:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,259
Posted By repechage

You could send them your observations on long...

You could send them your observations on long long long term storage effects.
09-25-19, 09:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 931
Posted By repechage

Last service known or estimated age of tires ...

Last service
known or estimated age of tires

code the purchase price- often not relevant
would just reduce any insurance claim
09-23-19, 07:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,259
Posted By repechage

Decades ago, I almost bought one of these in...

Decades ago, I almost bought one of these in 1971, earlier graphics. As I thought about it I realized I would want to exchange the cranks, pedals, derailleurs... The rear was going to be a problem as...
Replies: 13
Views: 601
Posted By repechage

Does have the upmarket dropouts frame geometry...

Does have the upmarket dropouts
frame geometry is better than the lower tier bikes
chrome rear stays
replaced wheels ( what diameter?)
the cranks are not the swaged maxi cranks
maybe Mighty...
09-21-19, 09:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,488
Posted By repechage

From reading, I am assuming the stem is off the...

From reading, I am assuming the stem is off the bike. The headset spacer may have a tooth that keys into a slot in the fork steerer, if it is rotated one way or another a "pipe" wrench type pliers...
Replies: 4
Views: 491
Posted By repechage

Yes and no. Long ago I suggested this model to a...

Yes and no. Long ago I suggested this model to a friend to purchase, she liked it but balked at the price of a "tune up" a number of years later, (should have asked me) traded it in on a 5 speed...
09-21-19, 05:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 823
Posted By repechage

I forgot to mention the stoker top tube pump peg-...

I forgot to mention the stoker top tube pump peg- my guess repaint and torch work.
09-21-19, 11:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 516
Posted By repechage

Option 3

Option 3
09-21-19, 11:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 823
Posted By repechage

Schwinn Paramount Tandems had TA tandem cranks...

Schwinn Paramount Tandems had TA tandem cranks often, but Campagnolo tandem cranks were an option, they are "factory" . With the correct RH/LH threading, even the dinal drive crank is a factory...
09-20-19, 07:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 823
Posted By repechage

I have one- 27" or surgery - I even think the...

I have one- 27" or surgery - I even think the picots are a bit high for the 27" rims and stock mafacs.
through a swap of rims that came on another bike- went hook rims I stead of module 58.
the...
09-19-19, 08:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 815
Posted By repechage

The hub races between tipo and record were not...

The hub races between tipo and record were not the same. The tipo received nice stamping but just that- the records received heat treatment and grinding.

same with the cones.

i would go with...
09-19-19, 06:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 268
Posted By repechage

In a quick visual reference of the crankset - it...

In a quick visual reference of the crankset - it is of a time where they copied Campagnolo
so, 113 ayssemetrical- length offset toward drive side. Many cartridge bottom brackets are equal left and...
09-18-19, 10:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 289
Posted By repechage

I have one- probably the same size pairing. i...

I have one- probably the same size pairing.
i will sent it on its way soon
wife and daughter did not like
09-17-19, 10:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 955
Posted By repechage

Steyr Clubman. even has clubman on the downtube...

Steyr Clubman.
even has clubman on the downtube
slack angles, simple
09-17-19, 08:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 531
Posted By repechage

I would consider moving the mech' down and not...

I would consider moving the mech' down and not use the cable stop- run a section of cable housing under the bottom bracket.
it really won't move around. If it really bugs you but works, get a...
09-17-19, 08:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 366
Posted By repechage

Phil Wood hubs are designed to have a smidge of...

Phil Wood hubs are designed to have a smidge of lateral play at the rim. The reason is to avoid unwanted side load on the bearings. Not a fan of it as the one bike as I move it around and set it down...
09-17-19, 07:07 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,183
Posted By repechage

francophile has a copious selection of Coppi...

francophile has a copious selection of Coppi bikes. I have only one, probably earlier as it had the round side medallions on the fork. Not a toplevel model, but Campagnolo dropouts and nice Italian...
09-17-19, 06:55 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,403
Posted By repechage

I would go White or Blue tape. Handsome bike. ...

I would go White or Blue tape. Handsome bike.

And still look for a Colnago Super.
09-17-19, 12:50 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 8,247
Posted By repechage

I owned on a long time ago. you are correct-...

I owned on a long time ago.
you are correct- apply a lot of front brake and the wheelbase shrinks 15-20 mm.
one must adapt.
on the climbs - the bike can do what Jan Heine raves about - " planes "...
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