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10-11-22, 10:57 AM
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Posted By Mr. 66

I've got 70 3ttt ...

I've got 70 3ttt
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_9823_137159ef90139f29d463de962d72d07309dbcd13.jpg...
10-11-22, 10:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 319
Posted By Robvolz

This is the pic I couldn’t send via message (why...

This is the pic I couldn’t send via message (why can’t we message a pic??)

Cinelli is the other brand Colnago used. I’ll look in my bin of stems. Although I suspect they will be post 1982, when...
10-11-22, 09:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 319
Posted By jdawginsc

Ok. Somewhere between 60-80ish. I will check to...

Ok. Somewhere between 60-80ish. I will check to see if I have something...1980s ish.
10-09-22, 12:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,101
Posted By merziac

Robvolz How about son's girlfriend with pink...

Robvolz

How about son's girlfriend with pink hair and a red bike? :D

And yes, crappy pic. :twitchy:

...
10-08-22, 07:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 319
Posted By Robvolz

I have an 80 message me

I have an 80

message me
10-08-22, 06:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 319
Posted By jdawginsc

I shall check the stash! I know I had one at some...

I shall check the stash! I know I had one at some point but it might be more like 100mm
10-04-22, 10:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,180
Posted By merziac

ericlowney :thumb: Scicon bag and Ciuissi...

ericlowney

:thumb: Scicon bag and Ciuissi cages FTW.

Maybe Silca seat bag but no Italian colors.
10-04-22, 06:02 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,180
Posted By Drillium Dude

Another nice, modern cage - which has a vintage...

Another nice, modern cage - which has a vintage vibe - are the tubular Ti and stainless steel versions by Blackburn. Crazy light (especially the Ti version), and the perfect minimalist shape. Here's...
10-04-22, 09:26 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,180
Posted By Reynolds 531

Note: Do NOT use in conjunction with steel wool....

Note: Do NOT use in conjunction with steel wool. Use a rag as directed. Learn from my mistakes. (in fact always use brass wool, but that's a story for another day)
...
10-04-22, 08:56 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,180
Posted By himespau

Not period correct, but King Cage Iris cages look...

Not period correct, but King Cage Iris cages look great on any steel bike in my opinion. Your mileage may vary as always.

Beautiful bike though.
10-04-22, 05:59 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,180
Posted By Kabuki12

I think I would have the fork rechromed by a...

I think I would have the fork rechromed by a reputable plater. That bike would really benefit and I think the other imperfections could be addressed by the owner. The wonderful ride from this bike is...
10-03-22, 11:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,180
Posted By Drillium Dude

Oh, I know how the paint process goes for...

Oh, I know how the paint process goes for finishes such as this. I also know the various ways chrome is done; no stranger to how these two-wheeled machines are finished. The reason for my suggestion:...
10-03-22, 11:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,180
Posted By Doug Fattic

Just so you know, paint used on bicycle frames...

Just so you know, paint used on bicycle frames often has some kind of translucent to it. The primer and the sealer (if they used a sealer after the primer was applied) can effect the top color. In...
10-03-22, 05:30 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,180
Posted By merziac

Many greats rode pink at one point or another,...

Many greats rode pink at one point or another, especially after they won at the Giro.

This always gets compliments, light purple, dark pink, you decide. :twitchy:

It is fantastic in person,...
10-03-22, 01:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,180
Posted By Drillium Dude

Gonna disagree and say I'm sure the fork is in...

Gonna disagree and say I'm sure the fork is in its original, fully-chromed condition. However, at some point in its life, the fork was neglected and ended up rust-spotted along the legs in the dull...
10-03-22, 11:30 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,180
Posted By DMC707

Thats a beauty !

Thats a beauty !
09-26-22, 08:59 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,180
Posted By JulesCW

Touch up paint

For touch up paint I've had good luck with nail polish -- it works pretty well, is fairly cheap, and comes in an amazing array of colors -- just wheel your bike into the makeup aisle of drugstores...
09-26-22, 07:40 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,180
Posted By nomadmax

Drop that thing off with Alan Wanta and wait for...

Drop that thing off with Alan Wanta and wait for it to come back like it was new.
09-25-22, 08:39 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,180
Posted By CliffordK

About 2 or 3 years ago I talked to a chrome shop...

About 2 or 3 years ago I talked to a chrome shop in Palmdale, California. It looks like it is a suburb of LA.

Anyway, I think they said they regularly have a delivery truck that comes up I5 at...
Replies: 40
Views: 4,954
Posted By CliffordK

What is the spot on the right seatstay? I've...

What is the spot on the right seatstay?

I've seen those pointy lugs before, although I don't think I've encountered the "Elegant" model.

Are all the main tubes (toptube, downtube, seattube) on...
09-25-22, 06:58 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,180
Posted By RustyJames

I don’t think that fork will come back to its...

I don’t think that fork will come back to its former glory with metal polish or other treatments. It will look better but I suspect the matte finish is a permanent feature. Others may have insight...
09-25-22, 05:53 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,180
Posted By xiaoman1

merziac, I have a friend that "was" a chrome...

merziac,
I have a friend that "was" a chrome plater(30+ years) and he did only show chrome and did a number of things for me, some will say chrome is harder than steel, however he "Never"...
09-25-22, 05:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,180
Posted By repechage

Looks like a red rubber indoor trainer tire. ...

Looks like a red rubber indoor trainer tire.
was not aware until my neighbor bought one.
09-25-22, 04:55 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,180
Posted By xiaoman1

Hard to tell from the photos but if that is light...

Hard to tell from the photos but if that is light rust it might clean up well enough to be presentable.."DO NOT USE STEEL WOOL" to clean it, use tin foil or the O.A. or Evaporust to remove the rust....
09-25-22, 04:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,180
Posted By merziac

Hopefully the POA is worth the "valuable learning...

Hopefully the POA is worth the "valuable learning experience". ;)

This happens most of the time IME, blinded by the light, oh, wait, :wtf:, damnit Jim, hate it when that happens. :roflmao2:
...
09-25-22, 03:48 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,180
Posted By Manny66

Its a Colnago, cant go wrong with that caliber of...

Its a Colnago, cant go wrong with that caliber of bike. Small imperfections but no structural damage. Looks like a great bike. I've had a few forks re-chromed here in the L.A. area for $50, Shop...
09-25-22, 03:32 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,180
Posted By merziac

ericlowney This is my go to, scrub, slather,...

ericlowney

This is my go to, scrub, slather, let dry, slather again, let dry and scrub with fresh, repeat as necessary.

One of the many places you can get it.
...
Replies: 40
Views: 4,954
Posted By himespau

My Colnago is nice. It's not the greatest riding...

My Colnago is nice. It's not the greatest riding bike I've ridden (that would be my Concorde Aquila that got killed when I got hit last year - though I have hopes for my Merckx Ti EX once I get it...
Replies: 40
Views: 4,954
Posted By SJX426

Be forewarned that the saddle must be...

Be forewarned that the saddle must be comfortable! I have one Pro that has been with me since 1972.
Replies: 40
Views: 4,954
Posted By SJX426

Unfortunately for me, my Colnago is a bit short...

Unfortunately for me, my Colnago is a bit short at 56.5 ctc. 58-60 is my ideal size. To make the Colnago work, I use a Professional Pro saddle which has an elevated saddle to rail dimension.. It...
Replies: 40
Views: 4,954
Posted By DMC707

Whoever put those tires, that saddle and pedals...

Whoever put those tires, that saddle and pedals on that fine bicycle should have their hands cut off (not literally -- but does make one scratch their head)
09-19-22, 01:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,071
Posted By Gary12000

This is an excellent deal.

This is an excellent deal.
09-19-22, 01:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,577
Posted By Gary12000

spacing

according to the web its most likely 130mm spacing for a 9 speed road gearset but i will check tonight.
09-19-22, 10:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,577
Posted By Gary12000

questions

I will measure the dropout this evening.

PM me with any further questions...

Gary
09-18-22, 04:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 416
Posted By Bianchigirll

BTW, whilst it might not be Italian that Miyata...

BTW, whilst it might not be Italian that Miyata in the for sale section may be worth a closer look.

when your bored just search ebay for Columbus 59 and see what’s there. That’s how I stumbled...
09-18-22, 04:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 416
Posted By Bianchigirll

Sadly the true contents of Bianchi’s Special,...

Sadly the true contents of Bianchi’s Special, Formula One and Two tubings may never be known but I found the Formula Two frame I had to be a very good rider. I’ve had my eye on that Vittoria and I...
09-18-22, 11:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 416
Posted By curbtender

There you go, if available.

There you go, if available.
09-18-22, 11:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 416
Posted By jdawginsc

The best guesses are SL main tubes and Cromor...

The best guesses are SL main tubes and Cromor (which I love) stays and forks.
09-18-22, 11:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 416
Posted By jdawginsc

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-sales/1...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-sales/1253733-1986-bianchi-vittoria-frameset.html

57 CTC is probably 58-59 CTT.

You might want to inquire of the seller some more pics but it might...
Replies: 5
Views: 215
Posted By Bianchigirll

I agree, without seeing more of the condition and...

I agree, without seeing more of the condition and other components $300 max.
Replies: 5
Views: 215
Posted By T-Mar

It appears to be circa 1986-1987. The Nuovitalia...

It appears to be circa 1986-1987. The Nuovitalia was a mid-range model that, during this era, orignally sold for around $500 US. Condition, based on the limited photos, is only average. In my...
Replies: 5
Views: 215
Posted By Mr. 66

I'm going to go along with the $300, up to ~$350...

I'm going to go along with the $300, up to ~$350 not seeing the whole bike. I see the Bertoni as a $125 for the frame alone with headset.

I sold a midnight blue of that model with black universal...
Replies: 5
Views: 215
Posted By zukahn1

As well as the tires the wheels look to be tubies...

As well as the tires the wheels look to be tubies in rough shape so no it's not worth $500 I would say around $300 for the whole bike and about half that for the frame on a local sale. Yes the...
Replies: 14
Views: 440
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...if it is spaced at 120 in the back, and...

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...if it is spaced at 120 in the back, and has not been readjusted along the way, it's not late 70's or 80's in origin. I have a Le Champion frame here I repainted from sometime in the 70's. The...
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Views: 440
Posted By zukahn1

The Moto's from from there bankrupt years late...

The Moto's from from there bankrupt years late 70's early 80's even top end tended to have so-so build quality I would pass on this one if your going to go to the cost and time of a full frame...
09-14-22, 03:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,005
Posted By fender1

What year? What is the rear spacing? Downtube...

What year? What is the rear spacing? Downtube shifter mounts or clamp on? Frame geometry? Top tube length? 59cm center to center or center to top? English or Italian bottom bracket threading?
...
Replies: 14
Views: 440
Posted By beech333

Save yourself the trouble. He/she seems to know...

Save yourself the trouble. He/she seems to know English. "Reste du monde monde (Japan, Etat unis ...) : 80 euros

Je reste ŕ votre disposition pour tout renseignement complémentaire.


The...
Replies: 14
Views: 440
Posted By beech333

FWIW, I was looking at the weights last night. ...

FWIW, I was looking at the weights last night. The frame is just slightly heavier than my Fuji Design Series from about 1986, which was their top of the line frame. I wondered how much the cup...
Replies: 14
Views: 440
Posted By beech333

I would not say it is a "pass", but I guess you...

I would not say it is a "pass", but I guess you want to be prepared for French quirks, like their threading and tube sizing. If you need the one cup off, I bet you could do it with the right tools. ...
Replies: 14
Views: 440
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...Cinelli made and sold bottom bracket...

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...Cinelli made and sold bottom bracket shells labeled "Cinelli". They got used by various frame makers. Maybe this is the source of the confusion here ?
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