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01-18-23, 10:19 PM
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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...
01-13-23, 07:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 175
Posted By Sactown_Albert

FS-MAFAC Vertical Brake Mounting Adapter

$20, including shipping. CONUS only.

Was going through my MAFAC parts and came across this vertical mounting adapter. I have no frames that need this. I know this is an extremely hard part to find...
12-22-22, 03:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 985
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Happy Holidays and Enjoy the Miles Ahead!

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12-20-22, 11:05 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 43,108
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Hand sewed tool bag

Made this tool roll to take advantage of the loops on the saddle. Hand sewed with a leatherworking needle and then used pop rivets for the snaps. ...
12-17-22, 06:07 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,522
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Enjoyable Holiday Ride!

Had a nice group brave the cold for our 3rd Saturday ride! A couple of new riders mixed in with our veteran stalwarts. A lot of lovely and unusual bikes! Enjoy the holidays and see you the third...
12-16-22, 04:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 452
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Gran Tourismo, duh!

I guess I should have paid more attention to you describing the model as a “Gran Turismo”
12-16-22, 04:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 452
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Touring design?

Lovely build! It looks like it has a long wheelbase, slack angles and eyelets for fenders and racks. Was this originally a touring design? With the gearing you put on it, it looks like it could go...
12-15-22, 04:56 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,522
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Weather looking good for Saturday!

Looking like we will have a sunny day with a high of 55 degrees Fahrenheit. Ride start is at 10 a.m.so it will probably be in the low to mid 40s at the start.
12-14-22, 10:25 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,811
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Started a C&V Cycling Club for the Sacramento Area

Took my inspiration from the Bay Area and Pasadena rides that have been going for a while. Started the Camellia City Vintage Lightweight Cycling Club this summer and the club has been going strong!...
12-11-22, 11:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 581
Posted By Sactown_Albert

If this is the issue, then wire bead in tire will help

I think the above diagnosis of the non beaded rim is likely right. Modern folding tires have a less robust bead because they can rely on the hook in the rim. The lower PSI will help and you can also...
12-08-22, 02:04 PM
Replies: 74,157
Views: 12,062,815
Posted By Sactown_Albert

You get this bike, you got to get the t-shirt

Perfetto!


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12-07-22, 09:33 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,522
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Sacramento, CA December Ride Details-Holiday Edition

Hey, gang!

Join the Camellia City Vintage Lightweight Cycling Club for our monthly ride on December 17th at 10 a.m.
Same 27 mile route as always:
https://ridewithgps.com/routes/40441105

We...
12-05-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 547
Views: 64,181
Posted By Sactown_Albert

My 1986 Miyata Nine Twelve

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Black, but has a subtle, rainbow metallic sparkle...
12-05-22, 05:10 PM
Replies: 486
Views: 25,096
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Nice to see it made it to you!

After being called out on a foul, I was in a cold sweat that the BOC would not get to you. I sent it last Monday and you had not received it by Thursday. Glad to see it arrived safely and that more...
11-28-22, 09:51 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 8,183
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Camellia City Vintage Lightweight Cycling Club

Our group on the Guy West Bridge. We had a 54 mile Turkey Burner ride the day after Thanksgiving. ...
11-27-22, 04:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,861
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Here ya go

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Resistance is futile!
11-27-22, 04:09 PM
Replies: 486
Views: 25,096
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Craptastic Haul!

Had fun in my first go round. Repaired a broken Simplex RD with some spare pulley wheels I had from another broken Simplex RD I had. Grabbed the Weinmann brakes and the t-shirt for a sewing project....
11-26-22, 07:28 PM
Replies: 486
Views: 25,096
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Crap on my doorstep

The eagle has landed! Will open and prepare for the next Crapiteer tomorrow. ...
11-25-22, 08:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 857
Posted By Sactown_Albert

My 1974 Allegro Schweitzermeister for comparison

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The lozenge serial number came later....
11-25-22, 08:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 857
Posted By Sactown_Albert

May be a 1960s Allegro Super Luxe or similar model

My suspicion is that it is an Allegro Super Luxe or same era (1960s) with a replaced fork. The main body matches the appearance of the Super Luxe but the fork does not.

Those Allegro bikes did...
11-25-22, 07:10 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,522
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Successful Turkey Burner Ride

Had a fun day out with the group on the Turkey Burner ride! Three new members joined some veterans on the outing. A beautiful day and light traffic made for a nice outing. Peugeot, Austro-Daimler,...
11-22-22, 01:18 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,522
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Turkey Burner Ride this Friday-10 am start

Ride is from Bella Bru Cafe. A flat, easy paced 54 mile ride down into the Sacramento Delta. Doing this as a C&V ride like our monthly rides.

Shooting for a 15 mph average moving speed so nothing...
11-21-22, 10:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,416
Posted By Sactown_Albert

PX10 Restoration

Wanted to get this one back to proper specifications before moving it on. I think I did pretty well.
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11-20-22, 04:39 PM
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Posted By Sactown_Albert

11-19-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,522
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Another great ride! Mark your calendars for December

It was crisp! Despite the cold weather, we had a great group of nine who enjoyed a 27 mile ride through the Folsom foothills. Since everybody really cares about the bikes, we had a 1972 Allegro...
11-16-22, 11:17 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,522
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Looking like we will have nice weather!

Going to be in the upper 40s at the start so good day to break out the wool jerseys!
11-06-22, 08:08 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,301
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Another good option to match the deeper red decals

A little pricey but they were sharp additions to my vintage build.
https://simworks.myshopify.com/products/stainless-outer-cable-for-brake?variant=40797361438894

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11-03-22, 11:48 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,522
Posted By Sactown_Albert

We are on for November 19th at 9 a.m. in Sacramento

Ride start is the Starbucks parking lot in Gold River off of Sunrise Blvd. Plenty of parking if you are driving in.
Starbucks
(916) 853-9728
https://maps.app.goo.gl/18htmDmLopFkxR3y7?g_st=ic

I...
11-03-22, 10:49 AM
Replies: 74,157
Views: 12,062,815
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Intact 1978 Univega Gran Premio-23 Inch Frame-$150

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1170076580301407/

I am tempted to grab this myself but I have a project in the pipeline and I want to devote my energy to finishing it. In 1978 this was...
11-02-22, 09:35 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,647
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Marine grease

l used to use Phil’s Grease and then I noticed that it looked suspiciously like run of the mill marine grease that they sell in large tubes in auto supply stores.

Switched over a few years ago...
10-23-22, 10:49 PM
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Views: 114,755
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Coast Wheels in Anaheim, CA, USA

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10-20-22, 05:00 PM
Replies: 74,157
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Posted By Sactown_Albert

Miyata 618GT about 58cm-$150

In the Salinas, CA area. Looks intact. Full on tourer with cantis. One step down from the Miyata 1000 tourer. https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/profile/100009639341530/?ref=permalink&tab=listings...
10-20-22, 04:51 PM
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Posted By Sactown_Albert

56 CM Miyata 1000 Frame-$120

On Facebook Marketplace. Sacramento, CA seller.


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10-12-22, 09:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 376
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Plan for hubs

I have a Campagnolo equipped Allegro that I plan on building a set of tubular wheels using these hubs. Right now they have clincher wheels that are built around low flange Campagnolo Nuovo Record...
10-12-22, 03:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,158
Posted By Sactown_Albert

They have the same rims in 27 inch too

They have the rim in 36 holes in a 27 if you really want to stick to a C&V tire build. I Did this with my Peugeot UO18 because of brake reach issues. It worked out well. Here is a link to the 27 inch...
10-12-22, 03:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,158
Posted By Sactown_Albert

The rims are Sun Ringle M13-II polished aluminum...

The rims are Sun Ringle M13-II polished aluminum rims. I got them by mail order from Carson City Bike Shop. They are about $36 each. They look vintage but are recently manufactured with a really good...
10-11-22, 04:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,158
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Time to clear up the confusion

i initially described the tubing, incorrectly, as 501. I know better that it is 531. The correction was made but in that correction it was suggested that the 531 tubing was butted. I pointed out it...
10-11-22, 12:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,158
Posted By Sactown_Albert

PX10 is original paint

The PX10 is the original paint and Peugeot decals. The Reynolds decals are replicas from Velocals. I did do some touch up spray paint on the white parts of the frame that had bad paint damage. Had an...
10-10-22, 07:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,158
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Suntour Mountech is inexpensive and works well

The Velo Orange fenders fit really well. I am running 700/28s so a nice comfy gauge with some speed. I got the Suntour Mountech after the 1st generation Dura Ace I tried at first was not up to the...
10-09-22, 05:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,158
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Plans for riding

I have a few SRs and PBP under my belt. I like doing RUSA events so I will probably just do rides that appeal to me. I may add a second bottle using a handlebar mount come summer. For now I just use...
10-09-22, 04:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,158
Posted By Sactown_Albert

A Randonneur Build Around a 1977 Peugeot PRN10

I approached this build with the idea of building a proper bike for multi day brevets. Not a full on touring bike, but a rando bike with sufficient storage for clothing changes, batteries, and the...
10-09-22, 03:31 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,522
Posted By Sactown_Albert

I guess your suggestion is to make a sticky in...

I guess your suggestion is to make a sticky in the C&V forum for C&V regional rides. I think that is is a good idea.
10-09-22, 01:22 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,522
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Vintage Populaire and November Rides

Great day with the Davis Bike Club on October 8th! The 4th Annual Vintage Populaire was blessed by great weather and excellent company. I saw a number of Camellia City club members on the ride and...
10-07-22, 08:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 658
Posted By Sactown_Albert

May need a different spindle, too.

If you do go the triple route (which seems like the best idea) you are possibly going to need a wider spindle to have the proper chain line and clearance from the frame.
09-21-22, 10:45 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 23,414
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Stronglight 49d with a Red Clover Tripleizer

Just finished setting this up with a 52/42/32 progression as a building block for a Randonneuring bike I am assembling. Using a long cage Shimano Crane RD which can run a 14-32 freewheel in the back...
09-17-22, 04:04 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,522
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Great ride today!

The inaugural ride of the Camellia City Vintage Lightweight Cycling Group turned out really well. Beautiful bikes, skilled and safe riders, and excellent weather made for a great time.

We are...
09-16-22, 02:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 583
Posted By Sactown_Albert

I think this would be a good base layer for a Newbaum’s cloth wrap

I Like the cushion idea but I think I would use it as a base for a double wrap with a cloth tape like Newbaum’s. I use a modern, cushy tape like Alien Wrap which is pretty inexpensive and then I wrap...
09-15-22, 05:40 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,522
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Sacramento Vintage Ride is on for this Saturday!

Weather is looking good and we are going to beat the rain by a day! I am aware of 10 RSVPs with a few of those for multiple riders so we should have a good group. If you are inclined, you are welcome...
09-13-22, 11:27 AM
Replies: 74,157
Views: 12,062,815
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Would that color be nude?

I guess nude is pretty stunning in its own way.
09-12-22, 12:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 767
Posted By Sactown_Albert

1971 Peugeot PX10-Great Shape and Period Correct

The bike has been sold.

This is a lovely bike that I put a lot of thought and effort into. My mistake was acquiring a 21 inch frame when I am most comfortable on a 23-24 inch frame. I am now...
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