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05-19-24, 02:11 PM
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Posted By jamesdak

And now, real pictures from the ride, LOL! ...

And now, real pictures from the ride, LOL!

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One of many canals bringing water...
05-19-24, 02:06 PM
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Posted By jamesdak

The star of the show today was the Krapf bike. ...

The star of the show today was the Krapf bike. Pictures just don't do it justice. It's so beautiful, so comfortable, so smooth and quiet, so fast, so shiny, so sexy, so precise, so perfect! :D

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05-19-24, 07:09 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 42,191
Posted By jamesdak

I guess I can add three more since I last posted...

I guess I can add three more since I last posted in 2023

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Colnago C40,...
05-18-24, 08:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 209
Posted By jamesdak

88 Sirrus - Next project for the Bike Collective

50 miles on the Sancineto this morning must have wore me out and made me susceptible to the N+1 virus again. I mean, dang I just sold off the Trek 5200 last night. Anyway, there was a 1988...
05-18-24, 08:32 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 916
Posted By jamesdak

Yep, like others are saying. Many of us start...

Yep, like others are saying. Many of us start with a part or parts and progress to a final build that is so awesome.
05-18-24, 09:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 236
Posted By jamesdak

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05-18-24, 09:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 236
Posted By jamesdak

Lemond Poprad Disc, from the morning also. Pics...

Lemond Poprad Disc, from the morning also. Pics do not capture the fine metal sparkle in the red paint.

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05-18-24, 09:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 236
Posted By jamesdak

This morning's shots of the Team USA to catch the...

This morning's shots of the Team USA to catch the current configuration. I changed several things last year as I used this one.
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05-18-24, 09:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 236
Posted By jamesdak

Battle Royale - Team USA vs Lemond Poprad in a fight to the death!!

A few months back I mentioned picking up a Lemond Poprad and how the old Team USA was trembling in fear. Well the old Raleigh took offense to my comments and has challenged the cheeky Poprad to a...
05-18-24, 06:08 AM
Replies: 725
Views: 39,020
Posted By jamesdak

1973 Super Mondia Special $700

Just to let eveyone know, the Mondia discussed in this thread last year is up for sale locally. No clue if Joel would be willing to ship but figured I'd share it here.
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05-17-24, 05:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,136
Posted By jamesdak

It's got 700 x 25 GP 5000 on it with room for a...

It's got 700 x 25 GP 5000 on it with room for a tad more. But honestly I don't feel any need for anything larger on it.
05-16-24, 03:40 PM
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Posted By jamesdak

Took a day's leave today. Decided to do a mild...

Took a day's leave today. Decided to do a mild climb to see how the legs are doing. Also wanted to feel out the problem knee on some hills. Really nice morning but I got out later than planned. ...
05-16-24, 09:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,136
Posted By jamesdak

Been messing with this one a bit again. Had it...

Been messing with this one a bit again. Had it out on a ride and then finally got around to rewrapping the bar tape. Gonna make a few more minor changes to it but I think for the most part I've got...
05-15-24, 06:40 PM
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Posted By jamesdak

First time back out on the Moser after the mild...

First time back out on the Moser after the mild refurb on new rims, tires, etc. Just me daily standard after work ride, staying out for 26 miles. Only grabbed one picture while out on the ride and...
05-13-24, 05:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 505
Posted By jamesdak

Wow, fat tires on fast bikes, titanium parts,...

Wow, fat tires on fast bikes, titanium parts, disc brakes, all back in 1974. What's old is new again, LOL!
05-12-24, 02:27 PM
Replies: 21,835
Views: 3,160,888
Posted By jamesdak

Out this morning for a 30 mile shakedown ride of...

Out this morning for a 30 mile shakedown ride of the newly built up Sancineto. Gotta say that the crew at The Bike Shoppe really got this baby dialed in right for me. Super quiet drivetrain the...
05-12-24, 08:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 215
Posted By jamesdak

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More sweet craftmanship...
05-12-24, 08:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 215
Posted By jamesdak

Sancineto is done! Photo dump!

Pretty stoked about this one and hope it rides as well as it looks when I take it out in about an hour. Really happy with how it turned out after seeing how faded looking the paint was when I got...
05-12-24, 06:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 639
Posted By jamesdak

Assist: ...

Assist:

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05-11-24, 08:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 369
Posted By jamesdak

Photos of last year's winter bike-Warning modern mangled frame content.

Finally got around to doing a true photoshoot of the Bianchi Giro I picked up this winter for bad road use. This has me trying to decide what to do for next year's winter riding. I could continue...
05-10-24, 06:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 418
Posted By jamesdak

^ Kelly is a well renowed frame builder. Among...

^ Kelly is a well renowed frame builder. Among other things he was one of the premier builders at Serotta.

Here's a good article about him:...
05-10-24, 03:37 PM
Replies: 21,835
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Posted By jamesdak

Finally! I've been off for the past 3 days but...

Finally! I've been off for the past 3 days but un-forecasted rain and high winds have ruined any ride opportunities. Went out this morning on the Pancenti and got in 29 miles despite some really...
05-10-24, 03:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 418
Posted By jamesdak

So, to explain better. This was bought used from...

So, to explain better. This was bought used from Kirk. Here's his comments from the ad.

"This is a custom Pacenti frame, made from a mix of Columbus Life and True Temper OX Platinum tubing and...
05-10-24, 10:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 418
Posted By jamesdak

And a few more: ...

And a few more:

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Ritchey Cockpit...
05-10-24, 09:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 418
Posted By jamesdak

More pics: ...

More pics:

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Not a classic fork but not really any different from my old Lemonds...
05-10-24, 09:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 418
Posted By jamesdak

Proper photoshoot of the Pacenti - Classic in my eyes.

Thought I'd share this here fully since I finally took the time this morning to finally shot a full series of it. Yeah, it's not old but it's pure steel classic in my book with light tubing, pump...
05-09-24, 07:34 AM
Replies: 725
Views: 39,020
Posted By jamesdak

Colnago Master X Light Size...

Colnago Master X Light Size 58-$2500https://classifieds.ksl.com/listing/73119325...
05-08-24, 12:50 PM
Replies: 725
Views: 39,020
Posted By jamesdak

For $200 it is certainly worth a look. ...

For $200 it is certainly worth a look. Especially since the chrome looks good and salvageable. I'm by no means an expert on these but the "coke bottle" style seat stays on Motta usually are an...
05-06-24, 05:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By jamesdak

So, there are clamps used on rear chainstays to...

So, there are clamps used on rear chainstays to anchor a housing with a ferrule end for various old IGH setups.
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05-05-24, 02:21 PM
Replies: 7,945
Views: 968,379
Posted By jamesdak

Something a bit more modern today than the 70's...

Something a bit more modern today than the 70's Holdsworth I was working on two days ago. This Colnago CT1 came in a large purchase I made a couple of weeks ago. Went to build it today since it's...
05-04-24, 04:57 PM
Replies: 21,835
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Posted By jamesdak

Just my usual ride around the valley. Since the...

Just my usual ride around the valley. Since the Giro d' Italia started today I just had to ride the Motta. Afterwards I went right back out on the Holdsworth to see how I liked it now that it's set...
05-04-24, 07:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By jamesdak

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Plenty tire clearance...
05-04-24, 07:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By jamesdak

Holdsworth Professional back in proper racing form!

So this is the bike I bought last year when it was set up in an upright form. My master plan was to use it like that to help rehab the knee replacement being done in Nov. It did see some use for that...
05-04-24, 05:48 AM
Replies: 8,825
Views: 1,143,676
Posted By jamesdak

Thursday I got in some Campagnolo clamp on DT...

Thursday I got in some Campagnolo clamp on DT shifters so I can convert the Holdsworth Professional back to a proper drop bar setup. Friday I got in a big quantity of loose 3/16" and 5/32" ball...
04-29-24, 07:40 PM
Replies: 8,825
Views: 1,143,676
Posted By jamesdak

Today was two 7800 cranksets. One brand new and...

Today was two 7800 cranksets. One brand new and one slightly used. Both come with BB also, cool! I plan to pair these with the two DA 7700 groupsets I have in my stash. Both of the goupsets look...
04-29-24, 06:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By jamesdak

Very nice bike, GLWS! For anyone...

Very nice bike, GLWS!

For anyone contemplating this. I tore a KHS down to the bar frame about 2 years ago and was really impressed with how clean and well put together the frame was. Some...
04-29-24, 07:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,251
Posted By jamesdak

^Jealous of you retiree's! One hour into the...

^Jealous of you retiree's! One hour into the work week and I'm already turned back into Sam Kinison! I hate this place and can't see how I'm going to make it three more years.....
04-28-24, 12:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 775
Posted By jamesdak

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04-28-24, 12:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 775
Posted By jamesdak

I pretty much finished this one and then shot...

I pretty much finished this one and then shot some new pictures this morning. The plan was a nice ride later on but the rain is just not stopping it seems.
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04-28-24, 06:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,251
Posted By jamesdak

As much as I love my old and new steel bikes I'd...

As much as I love my old and new steel bikes I'd be lying if I said these weren't exquisite rides also!
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04-27-24, 07:06 PM
Replies: 725
Views: 39,020
Posted By jamesdak

New but made on the specs from the original...

New but made on the specs from the original 1930's bikes. A true Reynolds 531 frame but modern components. Had one for a few years and it's a great ride.
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04-27-24, 05:55 PM
Replies: 725
Views: 39,020
Posted By jamesdak

Man, those are so fun to cruise on. I love mine!

Man, those are so fun to cruise on. I love mine!
04-27-24, 11:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,425
Posted By jamesdak

Finishing the mock up of this one since it's...

Finishing the mock up of this one since it's still cold and rainy. Swapped the lighter Cane Creek wheels out for the slightly heavier Record/Hed Belgium wheelset since it gives me a wider rim. ...
04-26-24, 11:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 312
Posted By jamesdak

Finally!! I think the black is the ticket...

Finally!!

I think the black is the ticket and I am totally feeling how it looks now.
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04-24-24, 06:06 AM
Replies: 725
Views: 39,020
Posted By jamesdak

:love: Someone local needs to be running like...

:love: Someone local needs to be running like now for this beauty!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
04-24-24, 06:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 653
Posted By jamesdak

Nice, something you don't see often. I'll look...

Nice, something you don't see often. I'll look in my email when I get home tonight and see how I contacted them years ago. He did respond to me and told me what year mine was when I sent him some...
04-21-24, 06:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,425
Posted By jamesdak

Ugh... here we go again. Decided to mock it up...

Ugh... here we go again. Decided to mock it up with the Mirage parts it came with. Looks pretty dang good like that. Still it almost seems a shame to put these heavy parts on this nice, light...
04-21-24, 02:44 PM
Replies: 21,835
Views: 3,160,888
Posted By jamesdak

Out on a more modern ride today. A Pacenti I got...

Out on a more modern ride today. A Pacenti I got from Kirk himself. The rear dropouts on this had gotten tweaked a bit in shipment and I picked it up yesterday after the LBS sorted that out for me. ...
04-21-24, 10:32 AM
Replies: 7,945
Views: 968,379
Posted By jamesdak

Back on the Moser this morning while waiting for...

Back on the Moser this morning while waiting for temps to reach riding levels. Swapped out the sorta heavy brake levers for a different set that feel better under my hands. Decided on these instead...
04-21-24, 06:54 AM
Replies: 21,835
Views: 3,160,888
Posted By jamesdak

Nice!! There's a Europa for sale at a close by...

Nice!! There's a Europa for sale at a close by antique store that I go to regularly. If I was a better mechanic it would be mine! Such cool little cars.
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