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09-25-22, 07:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 156
Posted By repechage

Miya not the stub diameter so much as different...

Miya not the stub diameter so much as different threading and cable stop plate mounting
09-24-22, 07:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,076
Posted By repechage

I forgot about this thread. definitely a nice...

I forgot about this thread.
definitely a nice bike.
not too long after this thread dropped off the first two pages I found a '75 in my favorite color and size. Total harmonic convergence, I saw the...
09-24-22, 02:50 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,522
Posted By repechage

My first road bike way back 50 years ago had...

My first road bike way back 50 years ago had Campagnolo bar end shifters.
shifting was vague.
I went to down tube shifters a year later.
today I might try index shift cable housing and different...
09-24-22, 02:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 125
Posted By repechage

The description is not enough to provide much...

The description is not enough to provide much advice. The drive train components are not really classic or vintage.
most often chain "rub" has more to do with the limits of derailleur travel....
09-24-22, 12:49 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,098
Posted By repechage

I won an auction for a bike, paid promptly and...

I won an auction for a bike, paid promptly and crickets. Then, if you offered me $600 more I would consider selling! I reported the extortion attempt to eBay, I finally got a reply, we will give him...
09-24-22, 12:41 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,098
Posted By repechage

ouch.

ouch.
09-24-22, 08:58 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,653
Posted By repechage

by report long ago two received the paint as seen...

by report long ago two received the paint as seen on the bike displayed at Auburn. Report based on a visit to Boyer's airport hangar bike shop.
no Idea what the other resprays the bikes received....
09-23-22, 03:21 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,414
Posted By repechage

Small chance that the stem has bulged the...

Small chance that the stem has bulged the steerer- even with the bolt removed the stem can be trapped.

might remove the bolt and attempt to tap the expander free- the bolt end shifted to one sides...
09-23-22, 03:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,568
Posted By repechage

not that useful when one needs it as a solvent...

not that useful when one needs it as a solvent and typical use is a gallon every three months.
there is something in that Heet liquid, not specified but alters it's utility. I tried it early on when...
09-23-22, 03:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 452
Posted By repechage

Guys at the shop would send out Campag parts for...

Guys at the shop would send out Campag parts for black anodizing. The long gone Highland Plating did a good job.
one guy then handed the cranks and seatpost to Art Stump for his milling magic....
09-23-22, 02:47 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,653
Posted By repechage

it was the original "confente" finish... :) I...

it was the original "confente" finish... :)
I agree with you, what was shown at the Auburn event was a respray, restoration, whatever but not original.
And those dimestore foil paper stars......
Replies: 18
Views: 500
Posted By repechage

All in the Zip Code.

All in the Zip Code.
09-23-22, 11:26 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,653
Posted By repechage

yes. Three roadbike climbing time trial ...

yes. Three
roadbike
climbing
time trial

originally there were colored stripes on the top of the crown to designate

I should add that this was when they were all painted as LeJeune. (...
09-23-22, 07:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,568
Posted By repechage

That is a bit of a witches brew regarding oil...

That is a bit of a witches brew regarding oil enamel paint.
without brand references for most here is not useful.
oil enamels are off the shelf in California.
we cannot even get the useful 3M...
09-22-22, 10:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 399
Posted By repechage

Marcel is a character. He was looking to hire, I...

Marcel is a character. He was looking to hire, I went in, I had been working at a pro level shop for over five years. We discussed how to and such, offered a job at minimum wage.
I laughed to...
09-22-22, 04:04 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,653
Posted By repechage

on that white/ yellow Masi- the seat lug was...

on that white/ yellow Masi- the seat lug was investment cast BUT the forward extension tang of the seat tube was welded in place with the graduated holes. This was a Mario thing.
that interestingly...
09-22-22, 02:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 265
Posted By repechage

I would go with much thinner leather, machine...

I would go with much thinner leather, machine stitch it and sew in a bone as a shape control.
09-22-22, 02:35 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,653
Posted By repechage

I saw that bike in about April 1975 at the...

I saw that bike in about April 1975 at the Carlsbad works. Those images miss a bunch of details- a tour de force. I was hoping to find it one day, Peter Gilbert was the guy at the right place and...
09-22-22, 01:56 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,653
Posted By repechage

The house has that OJ Simpson Brentwood manor...

The house has that OJ Simpson Brentwood manor appearance, now torn down.
09-21-22, 11:19 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,653
Posted By repechage

I did not read the date footer ( the limits of...

I did not read the date footer ( the limits of iPhone screen, but definitely knew the author)
Brian had a respect/ quandary / dismay?
regarding Mario. He had a working history with him and felt a...
09-21-22, 10:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 322
Posted By repechage

not a bad price, $300. I would go with a...

not a bad price, $300.
I would go with a Columbus SP tube.
09-21-22, 10:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 421
Posted By repechage

and before that a medium metallic blue. ...

and before that a medium metallic blue.

"Molteni" Orange is possibly two colors for sure. Fortunately not trademarked like Gulf Oil light blue and Orange where automakers have to pay a handsome...
09-21-22, 10:12 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,653
Posted By repechage

I am pretty sure that passage was written many...

I am pretty sure that passage was written many decades on.
When he made a splash at the 1977 NYC trade show, the later consensus of other very capable builders was :
"what could he have done to be...
09-21-22, 06:07 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,653
Posted By repechage

State and National Championships. Not many...

State and National Championships.
Not many racers bought them. Too expensive.
09-21-22, 02:39 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,653
Posted By repechage

sort of. The investment cast lugs ordered by...

sort of. The investment cast lugs ordered by Recht for use by Medici and Confente were taken to tooling from the drawings, Mario was not involved- an error in design faithfulness.
the results are...
09-21-22, 02:29 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,653
Posted By repechage

Mario had much disdain for Medici. that written...

Mario had much disdain for Medici.
that written I own a Medici in the same size as my Confente.
they are different but both competent.
09-21-22, 02:26 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,653
Posted By repechage

that is a wild conjecture. considering the...

that is a wild conjecture.
considering the total number constructed, the odds of seeing one are not that high.
09-21-22, 02:24 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,653
Posted By repechage

A Super Masi. you do still have to pedal. ...

A Super Masi.

you do still have to pedal.

A few in the bike room.
Replies: 18
Views: 500
Posted By repechage

This was still in the eBay history- ...

This was still in the eBay history-


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frame and...
Replies: 18
Views: 500
Posted By repechage

to obtain a price to make the seller happy? Two...

to obtain a price to make the seller happy?
Two bidders NEED it at the same time.
problem is Tall guys are cheap.
Replies: 18
Views: 500
Posted By repechage

how Masi did - ( Carlsbad, Mario Confente...

how Masi did - ( Carlsbad, Mario Confente wielding the torch and file )
remove the cable guides.
file it smooth
fit new ones.
when I took an early bike there for a color change that is what was...
09-21-22, 12:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,441
Posted By repechage

the movie eddy Merckx. La course en tÍte ...

the movie
eddy Merckx. La course en tÍte

appears to be on YouTube now.
that has images of Eddy and a Brooks saddle along with the famous scene where he whips out a 5 mm Allen key wrench and...
Replies: 18
Views: 500
Posted By repechage

someone desperate to be done with tubulars. ...

someone desperate to be done with tubulars.

I think bike needs paint, chrome, transfers, detail paint. Sure, one could just paint linseed oil on it and ride it...
restore could easily run to...
Replies: 18
Views: 500
Posted By repechage

Disclose that bottom bracket condition fully and...

Disclose that bottom bracket condition fully and the value will be following todays stock market....
09-19-22, 08:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,694
Posted By repechage

QUOTE=Guerc;22651873]Cleaned up, a round of...

QUOTE=Guerc;22651873]Cleaned up, a round of rubbing compound, and coat of turtle wax to protect from the elements

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V at this time was for Verona. There was one contract builder there...
09-19-22, 08:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 962
Posted By repechage

there are plenty of tan sidewall clinchers. at...

there are plenty of tan sidewall clinchers.
at $100 for that pair you are bought in.

that written one of my Colnagos has a flat, one of those overnight leaks - very frustrating
so I swapped...
09-19-22, 04:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 962
Posted By repechage

1975 Bikeology Boasted they had 500 Colnagos due...

1975 Bikeology Boasted they had 500 Colnagos due that year. One dealer.
banging them out.
09-19-22, 03:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 962
Posted By repechage

Schwinn Varsity appearing tires? oh well.

Schwinn Varsity appearing tires?
oh well.
09-19-22, 03:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 519
Posted By repechage

even Sachs did it at least once.

even Sachs did it at least once.
09-19-22, 02:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 557
Posted By repechage

Sometimes strategic part(s) come at a dear price.

Sometimes strategic part(s) come at a dear price.
09-19-22, 02:17 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,800
Posted By repechage

I own one, just looked inside the bottom bracket....

I own one, just looked inside the bottom bracket.
Interesting solution.
Weight? nah, not important.

The Masi Volumentrica has 25mm chainstays, The S-22 are bigger.
09-18-22, 04:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 616
Posted By repechage

I looked at these when available, as I recall not...

I looked at these when available, as I recall not currently. My size range too...

a terrible Siren calling
09-18-22, 04:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 828
Posted By repechage

Fork looks a decade older at least.

Fork looks a decade older at least.
09-18-22, 04:03 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,654
Posted By repechage

suntour power ratchet, superior to those, but the...

suntour power ratchet, superior to those, but the chrome finish was well done by Schwinn
09-18-22, 04:01 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,654
Posted By repechage

Racers scoff. my son likes them as his first...

Racers scoff.
my son likes them as his first road bike had them.
on that bike I added cyclocross inline brake levers, another requirement now.
( was a big feature when I sold that bike on- buyer...
09-18-22, 07:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 557
Posted By repechage

wont be easy but they do exist Aero Gran Compe...

wont be easy but they do exist Aero Gran Compe came in black ( those might be too small) and Gran Compe also made a Campag copy in black.
09-17-22, 10:50 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,800
Posted By repechage

Built For SPEED. look at the bulk of those...

Built For SPEED.
look at the bulk of those chain stays.
09-17-22, 10:43 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,800
Posted By repechage

doubtful on swapping parts.

doubtful on swapping parts.
09-17-22, 10:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 195
Posted By repechage

The real example appears to have a better head...

The real example appears to have a better head angle- that road test bike was big and had a really steep head angle.
pretty low trail also.
09-17-22, 12:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 566
Posted By repechage

No. 1.370" or 1.375" threading are English, ISO ...

No. 1.370" or 1.375" threading are English, ISO
used almost exclusively in Japan.
35mm is French threading.

bottom bracket "flats" are off from time to time.
there is a pro VAR tool with...
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