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01-29-23, 11:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 219
Posted By Hondo6

New Loaner Tool Available: Shimano TL-FH30, “Removal Tool for Multiple Freehub Body”

OK, I’ll play too.:) Looks like I now have a tool to make available to the Bike Forums C&V "tool loaner service".

Background: I recently ran across a source for the tool needed to remove and...
01-29-23, 12:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 289
Posted By cudak888

Bravo! Delighted to see that the idea is catching...

Bravo! Delighted to see that the idea is catching on.

-Kurt
01-23-23, 01:03 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,468
Posted By bulgie

Luckily, bumps make the tire move away from the...

Luckily, bumps make the tire move away from the DT, not towards it. That's for bumps that hit the bottom of the wheel, more or less straight down from the hub, which is most bumps, but the bigger an...
01-23-23, 07:37 AM
Replies: 74,105
Views: 12,048,383
Posted By TugaDude

Had to post this. If you are a taller rider and...

Had to post this. If you are a taller rider and love C&V you should take a look at this one. Lots of history. If it was a 58, it would be in my garage.
...
01-21-23, 04:16 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,468
Posted By bulgie

IMHO a half-round file is the correct tool for...

IMHO a half-round file is the correct tool for that, it makes a smooth continuous arc automatically, versus making it with a Dremel by taking a little off here, a little there, by eye. Oops too much...
01-18-23, 11:48 PM
Replies: 74,105
Views: 12,048,383
Posted By Straightblock

I've got a Univega Gran Premio with the same...

I've got a Univega Gran Premio with the same diamond cutout in the head tube lug as the one in the Offerup listing. Same seat stay detail at the seat lug, too. I think they were built by Miyata.
01-18-23, 10:19 PM
Replies: 74,105
Views: 12,048,383
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Early 80s High End Univega?

Early 80s Univegas were big users of the single bolt mounted shift levers. That Shimano 600 AX shifter puts this frame around 1982. The remaining Arabesque parts were used around 78-85. Nice details...
01-16-23, 03:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 754
Posted By juvela

----- for readers outside California and/or...

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for readers outside California and/or under the age of seventy Dr. Ross was a southern California based dog food product line

they had a big fire at their plant several decades ago and...
01-15-23, 04:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 754
Posted By MauriceMoss

Why, thank you kindly! ...

Why, thank you kindly!

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01-15-23, 09:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 754
Posted By juvela

----- right out the stadium them thar...

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right out the stadium them thar pitches continue to fly...

...off the bat of league batting champion Maurice! :thumb:



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01-15-23, 05:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 454
Posted By OTS

Welcome back. Next time I go to Dayton to visit...

Welcome back.
Next time I go to Dayton to visit my sister, I am staying with you!:love: :lol:
01-11-23, 06:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 251
Posted By tmh657

OK I will redo the photo listing. Sorry sometimes...

OK I will redo the photo listing. Sorry sometimes things go sideways with so many photos to keep organized. Fixed it.
01-10-23, 09:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,062
Posted By Hondo6

At least whoever put the Columbus decals on that...

At least whoever put the Columbus decals on that frame used the correct ones for a repainted frame (Riverniciato).
01-09-23, 12:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,033
Posted By nlerner

Note to self: Do not challenge francophile to an...

Note to self: Do not challenge francophile to an arm-wrestling match.
01-07-23, 10:27 AM
Replies: 74,105
Views: 12,048,383
Posted By curbtender

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/sfc/bop/d/san-francis...

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/sfc/bop/d/san-francisco-palo-alto-frameset-plus/7575885535.htmlPalo Alto Frameset plus stuff - $90 (richmond / seacliff)‹image 1 of 10›...
01-06-23, 09:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,453
Posted By cudak888

Tweaked Bianchi Professional meets my grubby little cold-setting hands

Some of you might remember the Bianchi Professional that fender1 had picked up recently and mentioned in this thread:...
01-03-23, 01:25 PM
Replies: 74,105
Views: 12,048,383
Posted By xiaoman1

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/pen/bop/7574216284.ht...

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/pen/bop/7574216284.html...
01-03-23, 07:18 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,004
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

DISCLAIMER: No 'gators were harmed in this...

DISCLAIMER: No 'gators were harmed in this expression of pimp-e-ness, not even the one from my front yard.


The one with a cottered crankset. :innocent: I suggested you should send your bars my...
01-02-23, 11:47 PM
Replies: 74,105
Views: 12,048,383
Posted By SurferRosa

Anyone who tapes bars like that is likely "very...

Anyone who tapes bars like that is likely "very conditioned" to slam into immovable objects head-on. :lol:

ie: replacement fork and wheel
01-02-23, 10:54 PM
Replies: 74,105
Views: 12,048,383
Posted By Roger M

This has been lingering on offerup for some time...

This has been lingering on offerup for some time now. I believe it's priced reasonably at $450.

1972 Le Champion

Check out this item on OfferUp. https://offerup.co/hmfngCllhwb
...
01-02-23, 10:24 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,004
Posted By canklecat

If Bo Diddley was still alive and rode a bike, I...

If Bo Diddley was still alive and rode a bike, I think he'd approve.
12-26-22, 06:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 289
Posted By albrt

C&V 23.35 mm crank puller pass-around thread

In blatant imitation of cudak88's cotter press pass-around thread (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1264809-classic-vintage-pass-around-cotter-press.html), I'm offering up a Stein 23.35 mm...
12-16-22, 05:15 PM
Replies: 74,105
Views: 12,048,383
Posted By WGB

​​​​​​Not a bad deal for $375 (or better if...

​​​​​​Not a bad deal for $375 (or better if seller will bargain) but it's not the deal of the decade if this had been an earlier frame built by "the Man".

Weirdly what set me off was the stickers....
12-13-22, 12:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 422
Posted By juvela

----- yes, it clearly appears to be threaded...

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yes, it clearly appears to be threaded on the right/drive side

no images of the non-drive side are provided so we are as yet in the dark there

should it originate from the low...
12-11-22, 02:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,776
Posted By tendency

No, 3Rensho built Allez's were all made (fork...

No, 3Rensho built Allez's were all made (fork included) from Ishiwata 019. I was mistaken that the 84's had a Tange fork. The original fork on mine had 1) been replaced by a carbon model by first...
12-08-22, 10:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 349
Posted By curbtender

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/nby/bop/7564353618.ht...

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/nby/bop/7564353618.html
12-08-22, 12:39 PM
Replies: 74,105
Views: 12,048,383
Posted By Roger M

Could be camera angle, but that fork looks...

Could be camera angle, but that fork looks questionable.
12-07-22, 09:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 276
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...I have one in a plastic bag, as a...

.
...I have one in a plastic bag, as a curiosity, which I removed from a bike I bought and overhauled. I could never figure out how to get it to work, either. So I just replaced it.
...
12-07-22, 11:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 420
Posted By Roypercy

In the American models, the Jubilee Sport came...

In the American models, the Jubilee Sport came with full Vitus 172 until 1982, when it changed to full Vitus 888. Around '84 it switched to "inexternal" (non-lugged) Columbus tubing, which would not...
12-05-22, 07:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 391
Posted By T-Mar

The serial number format appears to be that used...

The serial number format appears to be that used by Bianchi's Japanese source and, if so, would indicate a 1982 model manufactured at the end of 1981. The component mix is largely in accordance with...
12-03-22, 10:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 254
Posted By wrk101

Hazard's Cyclery, Santa Barbara ...

Hazard's Cyclery, Santa Barbara
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11-30-22, 02:23 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 857
Posted By MauriceMoss

Here is a frame that was rebadged at some point...

Here is a frame that was rebadged at some point with generic 'Sport' badge and decals. It popped up on rennrad-news.de a number of years ago but was never identified. The Olympic rings and 'Super de...
11-27-22, 11:15 AM
Replies: 5,596
Views: 587,187
Posted By Schweinhund

Don't have a specific build in mind, so yes? even...

Don't have a specific build in mind, so yes? even 126 is on the table, lol.
What I'm trying to match...
11-21-22, 03:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,079
Posted By bulgie

That repair isn't terribly difficult, and the...

That repair isn't terribly difficult, and the frame looks like it might be worth it.

Duane Draper is a custom framebuilder in Seattle who just recently did a headtube replacement on a bike even...
11-17-22, 09:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 691
Posted By albrt

You can't see it in the pictures, but there are...

You can't see it in the pictures, but there are actually two shop stickers on the seat post. The other one is for "Ridgewood Cycle Shop," with no town or area code shown. As I said, it appears the...
11-17-22, 02:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 691
Posted By RCMoeur

I didn't visit Bicycle Harbor enough to be able...

I didn't visit Bicycle Harbor enough to be able to answer that. I grew up in central Phoenix, hanging around the flagship Landis store (still there), Bicycle Warehouse, and Sun Cyclery when they were...
11-17-22, 01:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 691
Posted By juvela

----- There was an importer/distributor for...

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There was an importer/distributor for the Follis line during the boom era located in Los Angeles, California by the name of Linder Euro-Imports.

It is likely their territory for the...
11-14-22, 03:53 PM
Replies: 74,105
Views: 12,048,383
Posted By 356geoff

Middle of nowhere. That’s where I go to get...

Middle of nowhere. That’s where I go to get groceries, and that bike. ...
11-13-22, 10:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,487
Posted By Mad Honk

More junk from my trunk

Cleaning up from the summer and this is a duplicate tool in the shop. Var tool 7 (cotter press) that should go to another C&V enthusiast. Asking $250 shipped to lower 48. It has been powder coated to...
11-13-22, 09:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 344
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I've used (and serviced many) Sachs Aris...

I've used (and serviced many) Sachs Aris freewheels, and a modern Shimano tool has always worked for me.

While the Sachs Aris is one of my favorite freewheels to run on a wheel spaced for 126mm...
11-12-22, 08:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 862
Posted By AeroGut

That wasn't a lesson in grammar. It was a...

That wasn't a lesson in grammar. It was a suggestion to pay attention to the questions from people who are trying to help you and give clear answers. Given that the questioner provided a helpful...
11-12-22, 05:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 691
Posted By MauriceMoss

RE: the seat stay caps - there were several...

RE: the seat stay caps - there were several French manufacturers who used similar style of stay caps, with varying degrees of... swaginess (industry term).
So, that feature helps in narrowing things...
11-10-22, 05:42 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,676
Posted By smd4

Great idea! Where did you have that done?

Great idea! Where did you have that done?
11-10-22, 10:07 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,676
Posted By corsaclassic

CorsaClassic - official thread about Classic bikes map & De Rosa

Hello,
This is Andrea Bonfanti, creator of CorsaClassic.com (http://CorsaClassic.com).
I am the author of the Italian and French map, plus the Classic De Rosa book.
Thought it would be cool to...
11-09-22, 08:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,073
Posted By cudak888

Same, though it might have wound up getting...

Same, though it might have wound up getting crushed into a cube along with many bike shaped objects otherwise, so it has half a chance to live on...

-Kurt
10-26-22, 02:46 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,376
Posted By Soody

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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10-25-22, 08:31 PM
Replies: 74,105
Views: 12,048,383
Posted By SwimmerMike

This one went fast. When I talked to the guy an...

This one went fast. When I talked to the guy an hour ago he already had 4 or 5 calls. Fortunately he told me about the other callers when I was at his house picking it up. Thanks for the heads up...
10-24-22, 07:38 PM
Replies: 74,105
Views: 12,048,383
Posted By obrentharris

Pricier than most though. Even at half off the...

Pricier than most though. Even at half off the Mooneys are priced higher than your average co-op. The price tag on the larger frame is $1,250 and the smaller one is $880.
Brent
10-23-22, 12:18 AM
Replies: 74,105
Views: 12,048,383
Posted By machinist42

The First Step Towards This Two Thousandth Post...

Had one of these once upon a time...
Was stolen on a chilly night in December 2016. It was double locked to a street sign, which apparently was not anchored in the sidewalk. Was making paper with a...
10-20-22, 06:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 493
Posted By juvela

----- if badged as Raleigh it would be a...

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if badged as Raleigh it would be a Gran Prix from the later 1970's when they began fitting Sakae Ringyo chainsets and Maeda gear ensembles

clue is washer on brake bridge

the Gran Prix...
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