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10-15-19, 08:51 AM
Replies: 14
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Posted By ollo_ollo

Can't say for sure, because my Pro Tour was high...

Can't say for sure, because my Pro Tour was high mileage when I got it, but said to have all original equipment. It had SunTour VGT (Luxe?) derailleurs. With a new wheel set, it gave good service...
10-15-19, 07:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 313
Posted By ollo_ollo

Does your triple takeoff say "Aerox" on the arm? ...

Does your triple takeoff say "Aerox" on the arm? That's what was on my old Pro Tour. A top end SR crankset. Don
10-15-19, 07:34 AM
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Posted By ollo_ollo

Front fender results of a cut to fit for maximum...

Front fender results of a cut to fit for maximum clearance. Cut off piece is attached in various ways to its position in front of brake caliper. Some dislike the result & fenders (with or w/o tip)...
10-05-19, 09:15 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,337
Posted By ollo_ollo

Congrats on the Trofeo catch. Like others, I'm...

Congrats on the Trofeo catch. Like others, I'm no Campy expert, but that crank resembles Athena which I have on a couple other bikes. Memory is hazy, but I think they were labeled "Athena" though. ...
09-23-19, 07:19 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,157
Posted By ollo_ollo

Its not just Portland, all of Oregon has a rich...

Its not just Portland, all of Oregon has a rich vein of C&V. Most recent N+1+1+1 were found in Bend (Trek 520) Hillsboro (Ironman Expert) and Grants Pass (72 Grand Record). Don
09-18-19, 05:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,449
Posted By ollo_ollo

Congrats! Some bikes are too rare, fancy, or...

Congrats! Some bikes are too rare, fancy, or special in some way to be ridden much. This one just wants to go fast and far. Don
09-17-19, 08:15 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,449
Posted By ollo_ollo

Thanks T-Mar. Even if paper based, quite a...

Thanks T-Mar. Even if paper based, quite a resource for us vintage bike enthusiasts. You provided me with a lot of info on my bikes over the years. This one was stolen a few years after I gave it...
09-17-19, 07:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,449
Posted By ollo_ollo

Some pics I found on web with detail of Nashbar...

Some pics I found on web with detail of Nashbar model I had
09-17-19, 07:15 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,449
Posted By ollo_ollo

I stand corrected by T-Mar's encyclopedic data...

I stand corrected by T-Mar's encyclopedic data mind. Here's a pic of mine before orange paint. I added the colored reflectors, rack, fenders, and Brooks saddle. I do remember the rising sun logo &...
09-17-19, 06:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,449
Posted By ollo_ollo

These were good bikes. Found one in the Olympia...

These were good bikes. Found one in the Olympia WA Goodwill, dirty with flat tires, so priced like all the other dept store BSO's. But had Chrome moly tubing, axle adj screws and rode nice.

Made...
09-15-19, 09:05 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,722
Posted By ollo_ollo

Mark sums it up well. The hotel was a much...

Mark sums it up well. The hotel was a much larger version of my grandmother's big farm town home in the late 1940's. Near the depot, where steam engines stopped to take on water. In those...
09-14-19, 06:58 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,210
Posted By ollo_ollo

These posts have a familiar ring. I experienced...

These posts have a familiar ring. I experienced the 1 lever lower than the other a couple times this year. Even had fresh bar tape on 1, which had to be re-wrapped. Been pretty good at rotating...
09-11-19, 07:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 809
Posted By ollo_ollo

Looks like a SuperSport to me also, but later...

Looks like a SuperSport to me also, but later than 66. I have a 66 with a July 66 serial # and it has downtube shifters(brazed on posts on downtube) also had bolted on kickstand(no welded on base). ...
09-10-19, 04:02 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,722
Posted By ollo_ollo

She did require a song of me, so, I gave her a...

She did require a song of me, so, I gave her a bit of "Oh Happy Day" Don
09-10-19, 03:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,722
Posted By ollo_ollo

Ended up with front 30/rear 32. Gave me 25 gear...

Ended up with front 30/rear 32. Gave me 25 gear inches. gets you up the steepest grade, so happy with that. Front brake, not so much. If you hit a hard bump(lots of those on Cino), the little...
09-10-19, 01:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,722
Posted By ollo_ollo

Actually, I think that field is alfalfa.

Actually, I think that field is alfalfa.
09-10-19, 01:55 PM
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Views: 4,722
Posted By ollo_ollo

Here's a couple more. After taking a few pics,...

Here's a couple more. After taking a few pics, appeared camera quit working. Later found getting it in & out of jersey pocket moved a switch over to taking videos(something I didn't know it could...
08-31-19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Posted By ollo_ollo

Have several bikes carrying ostensibly 35mm...

Have several bikes carrying ostensibly 35mm fenders over 28mm tires with no problems & they look ok. However tires on my bikes tend to measure smaller than labeled. Also have a set of 42mm fenders...
08-29-19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 6,712
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Posted By ollo_ollo

Re-posting different pics of my 91 Gary Fisher...

Re-posting different pics of my 91 Gary Fisher Montare & 95 Schwinn Moab Anniversary Edition just to augment those on prior page. Don
08-22-19, 10:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,260
Posted By ollo_ollo

Yes.

Yes.
08-21-19, 08:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,260
Posted By ollo_ollo

1985 GR, Columbus SL frame & fork. Frame only...

1985 GR, Columbus SL frame & fork. Frame only weighed 3.8 pounds. Original spec was Campagnolo Triomphe. Got mine as a bare frame, built with good stuff, but not to original spec. Also, bike was...
08-21-19, 06:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,260
Posted By ollo_ollo

Meant to post update earlier this week, but my...

Meant to post update earlier this week, but my dog Gus had a run in with one of our local critters at sunup a few days ago. I was fixing my breakfast when the fracas started. Went out & found Gus...
08-19-19, 09:36 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,979
Posted By ollo_ollo

I'm right in that range. Was 5'7 1/2" in the...

I'm right in that range. Was 5'7 1/2" in the late 50's early 60's, in my prime running shape. Old age shrank me to around 5'6", less if bad posture. I am with iab. If hands, butt and feet are...
08-19-19, 06:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,670
Posted By ollo_ollo

Potentially a great and beautiful bike. Needs a...

Potentially a great and beautiful bike. Needs a complete dis-assembly with clean, lube and adjust of every bearing, including the pedals. New cables & sheaths where needed. After that, wax &...
08-17-19, 09:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,647
Posted By ollo_ollo

N+1 for the Win

N+1 for the Win
08-17-19, 10:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,647
Posted By ollo_ollo

+1 on the Univega SporTour. Never owned or even...

+1 on the Univega SporTour. Never owned or even rode a Cannondale so I googled Cannondale ST & 1st review that came up: Vintage Bike Review: 1989 Cannondale ST1000 | CYCLEBUTTCRACK...
08-17-19, 07:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 695
Posted By ollo_ollo

John: Beautiful bikes! We once had an 87 Audi...

John: Beautiful bikes! We once had an 87 Audi that randomly blew the power window fuse to front passenger door. New fuse & it was fine until it failed again. Multiple unsuccessful attempts by me &...
08-16-19, 07:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,647
Posted By ollo_ollo

All can do the job, but I'd pick the Univega...

All can do the job, but I'd pick the Univega Sport Tour. Think it would be best all arounder and less name recognition gives it a slight advantage should thieves walk by the 3 of them sitting...
08-15-19, 03:07 PM
Replies: 502
Views: 39,100
Posted By ollo_ollo

Saw this about 1/2 way between Sublimity and...

Saw this about 1/2 way between Sublimity and Salem Oregon. Driver was trotting the horses around his pasture, but stopped & held them a minute when he saw me get out my camera. Gave me a wave &...
08-15-19, 08:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 912
Posted By ollo_ollo

Wow! Just Wow. Yet so huge I don't feel even a...

Wow! Just Wow. Yet so huge I don't feel even a twinge of covetousness, just appreciation. Congratulations on such a great find. Don
08-15-19, 08:14 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,021
Posted By ollo_ollo

I'll have to go through my pics to find some...

I'll have to go through my pics to find some frame examples, but here's a saddle example. A $5 Vetta from NW Hub. Very comfortable saddle, kind of an overstuffed Turbo with both beausage & patina. ...
08-12-19, 03:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,134
Posted By ollo_ollo

Years ago, I got one on a Goodwill bike I bought...

Years ago, I got one on a Goodwill bike I bought for parts. Put it on my Motobecane Grand Jubile. Soon thereafter, I was quite excited to see a N.O.S. one on eBay and the bidding went up fast, sold...
08-10-19, 12:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,260
Posted By ollo_ollo

Actually have several RAS & one is a 12" Red...

Actually have several RAS & one is a 12" Red Star, Queen of them all! Don
08-10-19, 08:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,260
Posted By ollo_ollo

On the Grand Record, I can't fit anything bigger...

On the Grand Record, I can't fit anything bigger than these 32's. Rides & handles well in everything but the deepest gravel, so will just try to avoid or keep speed down when there's too much loose...
08-09-19, 11:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,260
Posted By ollo_ollo

Here's the pics, Amputees that lost their...

Here's the pics, Amputees that lost their crankarms will just hang out for a while.
08-09-19, 11:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,260
Posted By ollo_ollo

So about the 3rd bike...Since I had 2 new bikes,...

So about the 3rd bike...Since I had 2 new bikes, and had done some changes on both, I rode them to get to & from the place was fixing my cars. Despite being a heavier bike, I expected the Trek would...
08-09-19, 09:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,260
Posted By ollo_ollo

Pics

Pics
08-09-19, 09:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,260
Posted By ollo_ollo

more pics

more pics
08-09-19, 08:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,260
Posted By ollo_ollo

Keep having problems loading pics. Going to...

Keep having problems loading pics. Going to re-size them smaller so they load faster.
08-09-19, 07:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,260
Posted By ollo_ollo

Got 2 New (to me) Bikes and registered for Cino-2019

This began as a story of how buying 2 bikes led to riding Cino-2019. But a 3rd bike got involved. I'll get to that, 1st the 2 bikes:

PX10 I got was on Portland CL, maybe you saw it? Seller had...
08-08-19, 03:58 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 8,102
Posted By ollo_ollo

I hear that, I'm near 80 myself, but at my best...

I hear that, I'm near 80 myself, but at my best riding shape for years. This may be my last chance for an "epic" ride. PX10 will probably have a different crank and new Gravel Kings that just came....
08-07-19, 07:27 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 8,102
Posted By ollo_ollo

Bump PM sent. Recently acquired a PX10 with...

Bump

PM sent. Recently acquired a PX10 with fat(well 32's) Compass tires, been riding a lot of late trying to get beyond wife's passing in June. Not sure I want to roll with the PX10's 52/48...
Forum: Introductions
08-07-19, 07:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 449
Posted By ollo_ollo

Welcome. You are about to discover that even...

Welcome. You are about to discover that even lower end French bikes are good riders. You will find help with your "Pug" rehab in the "Classic & Vintage" forum. Don...
08-01-19, 09:09 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,489
Posted By ollo_ollo

Thanks for the memory. West Seattle Library was...

Thanks for the memory. West Seattle Library was a favorite of ours too back in the 60's-70's. Although I often politely thanked the staff for their concern, but yes, Megan is allowed to read any...
07-28-19, 06:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 585
Posted By ollo_ollo

Sounds like the perfect addition to a commuter...

Sounds like the perfect addition to a commuter bike! Don
07-20-19, 06:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 960
Posted By ollo_ollo

Clay bar will work and is the safest approach,...

Clay bar will work and is the safest approach, but Lacquer thinner also removes various rattle can enamels quickly. Use a light touch though, as it can soften/remove some original paint given enough...
05-27-19, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2,648
Views: 589,974
Posted By ollo_ollo

Thanks for the memories: Above quote was post #5...

Thanks for the memories: Above quote was post #5 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=5) in this thread, from December 2007 and the before/after Super Course photos in it...
05-20-19, 08:19 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 31,612
Posted By ollo_ollo

Nice Hart frame(ing) tool :) Don

Nice Hart frame(ing) tool :) Don
05-19-19, 04:55 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 31,612
Posted By ollo_ollo

Who but Mr. 66 could come up with such a classy...

Who but Mr. 66 could come up with such a classy Clunker for $33?

Further dating info: NR derailleur with Patent only is 1968-1969 mfr. VeloBase.com - Component: Campagnolo 1020/A, Nuovo Record v2...
05-07-19, 10:20 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,758
Posted By ollo_ollo

All my childhood bikes had their remaining life...

All my childhood bikes had their remaining life wrung out by my little brother. (He often chose collision to using the brakes) :) Don
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