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09-24-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 229
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

wow, that's nice! i have a GB stem on hand, and...

wow, that's nice! i have a GB stem on hand, and an offer made for a set of bars on the bay. i'll let you know either way. and thank to everyone who responded... that thread on the dawes restoration...
09-24-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 229
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

ornate drop bars

interested in finding a really beautiful drop bar (25.4) for a 1960 paramount build. something that has nice engraving and finish. not sure if that even exists, but thought i'd ask what folks have...
09-24-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 204
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

Running out of space?

i have a solution for you! https://www.diecastmodelswholesale.com/products.php?product=Skill-2-Model-Kit-Schwinn-Continental-10%252dSpeed-Bicycle-1%7B47%7D8-Scale-Model-by-MPC&showHidden=true
09-22-20, 11:43 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,326
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

vintage schwinn paramount. timeless, classy,...

vintage schwinn paramount. timeless, classy, solid, perfectly no nonsense professional.
09-17-20, 09:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 154
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

good to go... thanks john irvine!

good to go... thanks john irvine!
09-17-20, 02:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 154
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

WTB Campy Record Headset

Looking for a decent set, nice rider quality with bearings. Going on a '69 Paramount build.
09-15-20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 763
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

check the lawnmowers forum to see if his bike is...

check the lawnmowers forum to see if his bike is being held ransom by the bike shop, otherwise he would buy that lawnmower in a new york minute!
09-11-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,031
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

i used dawn power wash spray on my newly arrived...

i used dawn power wash spray on my newly arrived bianchi frame and it worked amazingly well. cleaned up everything and did no harm.
09-02-20, 09:11 AM
08-24-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 510
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

PM sent on the Giro with an offer

PM sent on the Giro with an offer
08-23-20, 07:05 AM
08-16-20, 12:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 265
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

size for the rear?

size for the rear?
08-15-20, 07:21 PM
08-06-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 224
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

Campy NR brake caliper center bolt

has anyone tried using a non campy center bolt with NR or GS caliper arms? i'm trying to find a nutted front GS or NR campy brake for cheap, and i found a rear one on ebay, but a campy NOS front...
08-04-20, 08:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 298
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

Looking for nutted brakes

looking for campy GS or NR front and rear nutted calipers with adjusters for an alan frame. with or without brake pads no biggie.
now looking for just a front caliper. all set for a rear.
08-03-20, 09:04 PM
07-29-20, 08:13 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,740
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

that was very enlightening, thank you! it's...

that was very enlightening, thank you! it's certainly noticeably heavy, but not really molto pesante. always enjoy the education to be had from members here, and much appreciated. the seller of my...
07-29-20, 05:48 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,740
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

the fine fellow at my LBS told me today that he...

the fine fellow at my LBS told me today that he thought Italvega also made frames for Torpado at some point... at least the lesser level bikes. I have a Torpado frame that has many similarities to...
07-28-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 835
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

PM sent with some questions..

PM sent with some questions..
07-18-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 260
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

sending PM... i like red!

sending PM... i like red!
07-09-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 9,536
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

this will be fun.. i have a whole dudgeon full of...

this will be fun.. i have a whole dudgeon full of rolling blasphemy. now i have a reason to take some pics!
07-07-20, 03:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,341
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

took a better look at the caliper pics... looking...

took a better look at the caliper pics... looking like recessed mounting, so i'm going to pass on them. all yours, prancer!
07-07-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,341
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

are the early campy calipers nutted or recessed?...

are the early campy calipers nutted or recessed? looks like recessed but can't tell for sure.. interested if they are nutted.
06-11-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,214
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

odd... must be new change in policy as i have an...

odd... must be new change in policy as i have an order from that seller for that very item on it way to me. sorry about that!
06-11-20, 07:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,214
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

https://www.ebay.com/itm/RIBBED-OUTER-BRAKE-CABLE-...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/RIBBED-OUTER-BRAKE-CABLE-SET-FOR-VINTAGE-40s-50s-60s-70s-RACING-BIKE-WHITE/392274629029?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649
06-07-20, 03:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 682
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

thanks again!

thanks again!
06-07-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 682
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

(now looking for a fake moustache to glue to the...

(now looking for a fake moustache to glue to the headtube...)
06-07-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 682
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

heh-heh, i wouldn't rely on me being the final...

heh-heh, i wouldn't rely on me being the final word on anything! I've been communicating with a fellow on ebay who is selling a vent noir II with the smokey chrome finish who says he's been riding...
06-06-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 682
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

well, i found this bit of info on a website that...

well, i found this bit of info on a website that goes into detail about the history the Steyr-Daimler-Puch company. "And instead of being painted as most other bikes are, the Vent Noir II's entire...
06-06-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 682
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

guest you can't really call it a Vent Noir...

guest you can't really call it a Vent Noir anymore! Vent D’argent ...
06-06-20, 03:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 682
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

the caution light will be lit...

the caution light will be lit...
06-06-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 682
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

that bike is a beauty. i have a mid 70's AD Vent...

that bike is a beauty. i have a mid 70's AD Vent Noir with a flat black painted finish that i bought when i was stationed in NH, but the new addition is an 80's vintage AD/Puch AD-SLE with the smoked...
06-06-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 682
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

ordered some semichrome and i'll test it on the...

ordered some semichrome and i'll test it on the inside of the fork blade to see how it goes when the bike gets here. thanks for everyone responding. don
06-05-20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 682
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

Austro Daimler/Puch smoked chrome polishing

i bought a bike with a smoked chrome frame online today and was wondering if anyone had any experience shining up that finish. is it clear coated or can it be treated as if it is regular standard...
06-02-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 915
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

Italian fit

Italian fit
05-19-20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,834
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

great! found it and on order.. awesome-amundo!

great! found it and on order.. awesome-amundo!
05-19-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 265
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

i'm planning on using an Athena campy rear...

i'm planning on using an Athena campy rear derailleur. i think i'll just snag the victory friction shifters off ebay that should work for my application. thanks for everyone's input.
05-19-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 265
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

OK, nobody knows, so i'll rephrase.. can a mid...

OK, nobody knows, so i'll rephrase.. can a mid 70's Nuovo record downtube friction shifter cover an 8 speed shifting range? (the large cog is 26t) i'm thinking probably not, but wanted to make sure...
05-19-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,834
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

i love this! where did this come from?

i love this! where did this come from?
05-19-20, 07:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 265
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

NR downtube shifter range

anyone know what the shifting range for campy downtube NR friction shifters is? i have an 8 speed campy cassette that i'm thinking of using.
05-18-20, 06:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 293
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

no offence taken... it was a plausible...

no offence taken... it was a plausible suggestion, but i wouldn't feel right doing that as i'm not sure how secure a retapped pedal would be, and the bike will most likely be going to someone who...
05-17-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 293
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

not messing with a pristine Stronglight 93, but i...

not messing with a pristine Stronglight 93, but i have a line on some lyotard pedals.
05-16-20, 06:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 293
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

WTB french threaded pedals

this is for a bike i'm selling, so don't need anything pricey or fancy... just need to fill the holes
05-09-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 380
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

133mm width is not a pleasant experience!

133mm width is not a pleasant experience!
05-09-20, 06:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 380
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

the Bentley would be perfect as i ride across my...

the Bentley would be perfect as i ride across my newly purchased Brookline bridge! (purchase for the bridge is pending...)
05-08-20, 08:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 380
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

that's the one! thanks!

that's the one! thanks!
05-08-20, 08:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 380
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

What is this saddle?

can anyone make an educated guess as to the brand of this saddle (lo res pic from Pinterest.. sorry!) i know i've seen it somewhere, but i'm having a bad brain day (life)...
05-02-20, 07:14 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,736
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

i was in the Air Force stationed in NH in the mid...

i was in the Air Force stationed in NH in the mid 70's crewing FB-111's, and a friend and i bought a pair of Austro Daimlers.. mine was the ADSL and his was the model below that. SLE i think it was....
04-24-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 256
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/940x627/brick_lane_bike_11020_1_8ea0353230eaab189e4d048a61672407d55f9205.jpg
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