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Posted By bikemike73

Voyageur for sure !!!!! I have 2 and they...

Voyageur for sure !!!!!

I have 2 and they are great bikes !!

100.00 is a " steal" !!!!!

Buy it NOW !!!!!!!
09-14-21, 06:41 PM
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Posted By bikemike73

Hey bikemig !! YOU have found a GEM !!!!!!! ...

Hey bikemig !!

YOU have found a GEM !!!!!!!

I have 4 of these Sports Tourers . Its in my TOP 3 in riding.

SO SMOOTH!!!
SO COMFORTABLE!!!
SO STABLE !!!!!!
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Posted By bikemike73

I did say....maybe 400.00🙂🙂🚲🚲🚲 Depends on...

I did say....maybe 400.00🙂🙂🚲🚲🚲

Depends on condition and what needs replacement 🚲🚲🚲🚲

And.......how fast you want to sell it..


What price were you thinking???
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Posted By bikemike73

Love the color !!!!! As it sits.....maybe...

Love the color !!!!!

As it sits.....maybe 400.00


Depends on where you are located


Local sale or willing to ship ?
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Posted By bikemike73

Plus 1^ for original patina.... Only...

Plus 1^ for original patina....

Only original...ONCE 😁😁😁🚲🚲🚲🚲🚲🚲🚲🚲🚲

On the high side. I think the seller would accept closer to 1200.


Good luck.

Great bike!!!
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Posted By bikemike73

It IS a Loto !!! You can tell by the seat...

It IS a Loto !!!

You can tell by the seat stays.

100% sure

If you don't buy it let me know contact info so I can buy.
Thank you

Michael
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Views: 377
Posted By bikemike73

BUY IT NOW !!!!! I have a 1990 Loto and...

BUY IT NOW !!!!!


I have a 1990 Loto and has a mix of Campy and Shimano.

These were sold as frames......and as stated above.......shimano ......shifts......VERY SMOOTH !!!!

If this was in...
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Posted By bikemike73

The bill of sale adds to the value !!!!!!! ...

The bill of sale adds to the value !!!!!!!


At least for me it does.

Paid off on December 23 !!!!!!

Someone got a VERY NICE Christmas present :) :) :)

I have used 0000 steel wool on...
09-09-21, 09:18 AM
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Posted By bikemike73

Plus 1^ OO Great looking bike !!! ...

Plus 1^ OO

Great looking bike !!!

Nothing beats steel !!!!:)
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Posted By bikemike73

I think the bubbling rust is surface. I...

I think the bubbling rust is surface.

I bought a Basso Loto with a few areas of surface, bubbling rust.
I filed and sanded in such places.

Painted the areas with Black Rustoleum, and it is...
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Posted By bikemike73

I have one 1973 in Lemon Yellow !!!! ...

I have one 1973 in Lemon Yellow !!!!

Grail..and rare bike. All original.

Yours in very nice. Being not all original brings the value down.
I like the black color, but many people do not.
...
08-14-21, 05:26 PM
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Posted By bikemike73

Thanks gearbasher I couldn't find one.. ...

Thanks gearbasher

I couldn't find one..


But ordered some pliers from Poland of all places that are made for exactly what I need.

I guess when people have one....they hold onto it😁😁😁
08-14-21, 07:32 AM
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Posted By bikemike73

Thanks JDT! I am a little confused though. ...

Thanks JDT!

I am a little confused though.

I slide the crank on and just put the bolt on and tighten slightly to test....not riding.

Wouldn't I just take the bolt out and slide the crank off...
08-14-21, 05:49 AM
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Posted By bikemike73

Campagnolo bottom bracket removal C record

Hi
Just wondering how and why one might need to remove the self removing screw.
The crank arms came off, as pictured, with an allen wrench .
would there be a reason to remove the threaded...
08-13-21, 11:54 AM
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Posted By bikemike73

As CC and paulcal said ^^^ I JUST got the...

As CC and paulcal said ^^^

I JUST got the Miche Primato 8 speed Campy replacement from Bikeinn. It took about 3 weeks to get here.

There was a place in Canada that was 25.00 more and would have...
08-09-21, 03:21 PM
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Posted By bikemike73

BOTH look great!!!! Especially on that...

BOTH look great!!!!


Especially on that bike !!!!!!!

I am partial to silver for more period correct look :)
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Posted By bikemike73

Difficult to say without pictures. You can post...

Difficult to say without pictures. You can post 10 times ( anywhere on the site) , and then you can post pics.

There is another way , but I do not know how to do it..
08-04-21, 10:18 AM
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Posted By bikemike73

EXCELLENT diagram !!!! Thank you for posting...

EXCELLENT diagram !!!!

Thank you for posting JDT !!!

much appreciated !!!
08-02-21, 07:00 PM
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Posted By bikemike73

Campagnolo said to put grease in as well as...

Campagnolo said to put grease in as well as another member on a different thread.

Ordered a mini grease gun. Saw a video of it working
Awesome
Thank you
08-02-21, 02:19 PM
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Posted By bikemike73

Thanks Update Campagnolo NA answered...

Thanks

Update

Campagnolo NA answered my email from last week!!!!
AND I spoke to Campagnolo today !!!

Sure enough...it is used for grease

Campy tech said use a mini grease gun ( GG1 )
08-02-21, 06:37 AM
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Views: 254
Posted By bikemike73

Campagnolo Hub shell grease injection hole

Hi

I have a circa 1990 Campy Chorus or Record 8 speed cassette.

There is a hole in the hub body and was told to put 2 ccs of grease until it comes out the ends and to put grease in any other...
08-01-21, 05:49 PM
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Posted By bikemike73

Thank you ShannonM !!!!! What a dope I am. I...

Thank you ShannonM !!!!!

What a dope I am. I didn't even realize washers were in there.
I knew the back was square but thought the round hole was how it was made.

Just went down and pulled...
08-01-21, 08:09 AM
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Posted By bikemike73

The Prelude is a great ROAD bike. I have one....

The Prelude is a great ROAD bike. I have one. It's pretty light considering it steel.
I have the first year so it has 27inch tires. Bigger tire....more cushion :)
I have the Tempo which is an...
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Posted By bikemike73

I would be shocked if they got 100.00 for it. ...

I would be shocked if they got 100.00 for it.

BUT...it depends on your location / market

Could go for that of more.

Around Boston it would probably sell for 75.00
08-01-21, 07:24 AM
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Posted By bikemike73

Thanks again for all the great responses. ...

Thanks again for all the great responses.

the round hole I am referring to is in the first ( top ) picture.

I do like the idea of self extracting screws, but I bought a few Campy cranks that...
07-30-21, 06:15 PM
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Posted By bikemike73

The spindle is the original Campy. The self...

The spindle is the original Campy.

The self removing screws ..the cranks have round holes.

The bolt on has square holes.

Just want to see if they both could work ?

Bike came with self...
07-29-21, 05:52 PM
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Posted By bikemike73

Does anyone know how to and how many holes to put...

Does anyone know how to and how many holes to put grease in?

Really appreciate the help

Thank you
07-28-21, 06:07 PM
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Posted By bikemike73

Thank you for the great responses!! I have a...

Thank you for the great responses!!

I have a campy BB and the cranks are Campagnolo.

The crank with the round hole is the one that uses self removing screw.
that one was on the bike.

The...
07-28-21, 02:25 PM
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Posted By bikemike73

Campagnolo crank compatibility

Hi

I have a crank with self removing screws.

Could I use a different crank with the usual screws ?

See pics attached

And note the difference in the inside of the crank where it bolts on...
07-27-21, 07:14 PM
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Posted By bikemike73

Bike shops are so busy with repairs that they...

Bike shops are so busy with repairs that they have little time for small issues sadly.

This is due to no inventory so everyone is "dusting off" their bikes and getting them rideable.

Some...
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Posted By bikemike73

That's great Don't delay......get it...

That's great

Don't delay......get it TODAY!!!@🚲🚲🚲🚲🚲🚲🚲😁😁😁😁😁😁🚴‍♀️🚲🚲🚲🚲🚲🚲🚲🚲
07-27-21, 02:21 PM
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Posted By bikemike73

GREAT SAVE !!! First thing I would do is see...

GREAT SAVE !!!

First thing I would do is see if the seat post moves and take it out.

Then find some evap-o-rust and spray and soak it it.

Use PB Blaster for the chainrings and BB !!

Good...
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Posted By bikemike73

Go buy the Paramount NOW !!!!!! I have a...

Go buy the Paramount NOW !!!!!!

I have a 1991 in RWB. GREAT BIKE !!!!!!!!!!

You will not be sorry !!

Like I said...I do not need anymore bikes.....but I would buy at least ONE of these bikes...
07-27-21, 02:03 PM
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Posted By bikemike73

I was thinking the same thing !!! How is it...

I was thinking the same thing !!!

How is it possible ???:foo:
07-27-21, 12:18 PM
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Views: 395
Posted By bikemike73

Thanks for the replies There is a hole where...

Thanks for the replies

There is a hole where you put on the cassette and was wondering if grease goes in there.

I think it's the record group.

It is an 8 speed

NEW pic showing small hole
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Posted By bikemike73

I have one of these bikes in mint condition ...

I have one of these bikes in mint condition

All original!!


VERY SMOOTH and stable !!

I do not need any more bikes.....but if this was closer...I would buy it immediately!!🚲🚲🚲🚲🚲🚲🚲🚲
07-26-21, 09:57 AM
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Posted By bikemike73

Appears I may have to leave it alone. It's not...

Appears I may have to leave it alone. It's not too bad. Bike shop owner said it's about a 6 out of 10.

It's on a bike that I will not ride all the time.

Still......be nice to have it done........
07-24-21, 07:48 PM
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Posted By bikemike73

Campagnolo rear wheel bearing service

Hi

Need help with rear wheel bearing service.

I have done this a few times with shimano , but never Campy.
After you remove the axle does the cup pop off with careful maneuvering?

And what...
07-21-21, 10:08 AM
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Posted By bikemike73

Thanks once again for all the great help,...

Thanks once again for all the great help, knowledge, expertise!!!

Really appreciate it.

I'll remove the non drive side as suggested and put new bb and grease.

Stay/be safe

Michael
07-21-21, 05:03 AM
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Posted By bikemike73

Thank you all Really appreciate your help ...

Thank you all

Really appreciate your help

This is a Campagnolo C record group

So the lock ring and spanner would loosen to the left?
Counter clockwise?
Thanks again
07-20-21, 05:55 PM
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Posted By bikemike73

Campagnolo bottom bracket removal C record

This is an update for another thread.

I removed the arms!!!!

Came off pretty easy

Now...how to remove the BB.

Friend at the bike shop was not sure
07-20-21, 01:37 PM
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Posted By bikemike73

Great info Thank you for sharing I'm...

Great info

Thank you for sharing

I'm going thru this myself now

The bolts are loose....just need to go see my strong friend to take arms off
07-19-21, 06:01 PM
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Posted By bikemike73

Thanks again, I feel better...

Thanks again,


I feel better already...especially with the pic above :lol:

I'll go get a 7mm hex bit for my socket wrench for a little more " torque"

I think it has been off before. The BB...
07-19-21, 05:10 PM
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Posted By bikemike73

Thank you all again!! Very much appreciated ...

Thank you all again!!

Very much appreciated


So just to be sure......to remove I turn to the LEFT ( counter clockwise..
Please forgive my OCD


Thank you very much
07-19-21, 04:36 PM
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Views: 336
Posted By bikemike73

Thanks again all Would using like wd 40...

Thanks again all

Would using like wd 40 help?


Also...once I get these off....can I use just the regular bolts like others I have?

Or is this a specific crank type ?
07-19-21, 03:55 PM
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Views: 194
Posted By bikemike73

Thanks guys for the great knowledge and responses...

Thanks guys for the great knowledge and responses

Really appreciate it

I guess on others I have seen from that era, campagnolo didn't believe the chainring needed that pin anymore .

thank...
07-19-21, 03:13 PM
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Views: 336
Posted By bikemike73

Thanks crankycrank...great info thank you...

Thanks crankycrank...great info
thank you gearbasher for the link...

So I am wondering...should I turn the allan head bolt counter clockwise until it loosens up with all my might ?

I have...
07-19-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 194
Posted By bikemike73

Campagnolo spacer bolt

Hi

While taking off the chainrings I noticed one bolt was on the other side for removal behind the arm.

I've never seen this before.

When I received nos chainrings there is no spacer.

I...
07-19-21, 01:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 336
Posted By bikemike73

Campagnolo bottom bracket / spindle removal

Hi

Trying to take off the BB. The allen wrench turns about 1/5 th of the way on both sides...both ways but stops.
I see there are 2 small holes on the small circle.
Do I need to get a special...
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Views: 812
Posted By bikemike73

At $1200 it is not an outrageous price to pay IF...

At $1200 it is not an outrageous price to pay IF in VERY GOOD condition and mostly all original.

I am lucky enough to have one of these AWESOME bikes ( 1976) and they are VERY SMOOTH and stable
...
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