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10-01-22, 03:53 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By juvela

----- thanks very much for sharing this...

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thanks very much for sharing this excellent find :thumb:

frame -

judging by what is is and is not there suspect the latest it could be is the 1973-74 time

look forward to following...
10-01-22, 01:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 258
Posted By juvela

----- red machine - head lugs: Agrati...

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red machine -

head lugs: Agrati "ROMA" pattern

seat lug: Agrati "AM" pattern

crown: Agrati "ROMA" pattern
09-13-22, 07:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 355
Posted By juvela

----- the forum has had discussion threads...

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the forum has had discussion threads on other Locomotief machines

if you wish you could use the forum search function to bring them up

look forward to the images of your TdF


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Views: 342
Posted By juvela

----- see nothing whatsoever to suggest a...

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see nothing whatsoever to suggest a Cinelli origin

not many constructed with metric thread shells...


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Views: 339
Posted By juvela

----- IIRC Lars was located in a somewhat...

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IIRC Lars was located in a somewhat rural area on the San Francisco peninsula such as La Honda, mentioned only as an example

once knew place name but can no longer recall it :50:
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09-05-22, 08:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 591
Posted By juvela

----- Thanks for the kind words Mark. ...

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Thanks for the kind words Mark.

Me knowledge be light years punier than ye giveth me credit for. :o

The Harrington name comes from a discussion I had with framebuilder Dan Falvey of...
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Views: 108
Posted By juvela

----- LUXTUB is the manufacturer's house...

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LUXTUB is the manufacturer's house brand hi-tensile tubing set -
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Views: 259
Posted By juvela

----- note regarding Mercian model names - ...

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note regarding Mercian model names -

not all frames/cycles encountered in the field will line up with specific models illustrated in manufacturer catalogues/brochures

regular stockists...
09-05-22, 09:52 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 18,903
Posted By juvela

----- unusual Campag marked three-piece hub...

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unusual Campag marked three-piece hub with dark barrel discussed in new forum thread -

​​​​​https://thecabe.com/forum/attachments/20220903_130122-jpg.1690973/

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Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By juvela

----- model: Olympic headlugs: Prugnat...

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model: Olympic

headlugs: Prugnat 62/d

fork crown: Davis

Mercians typically depart the works as framesets rather than cycles so there is not much to be said regarding kitting
09-05-22, 09:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 348
Posted By juvela

----- 3alarmer & bikemig if one...

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3alarmer & bikemig

if one looks at the catalogue page posted earlier it can be seen that the retrofriction shift levers are OEM


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09-04-22, 11:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 348
Posted By juvela

----- here is the U.S. market catalogue...

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here is the U.S. market catalogue page for the Super Competition model of 1980

illustrates the cycle's ex-works kitting -
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09-04-22, 07:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 445
Posted By juvela

----- moot reuse of spokes increases...

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moot

reuse of spokes increases likelihood of spoke breakages

some enthusiasts do it all the time

some enthusiasts would na'er do it
09-04-22, 05:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 432
Posted By juvela

----- ...sometimes the number is marked on...

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...sometimes the number is marked on the head tube...


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Replies: 14
Views: 340
Posted By juvela

----- forum regulars Wildwood , r0ckh0und ,...

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forum regulars Wildwood , r0ckh0und , ollo_ollo all own or have owned this model

IIRC Wildwood has writ often that he really enjoys his example and has retained it while other steeds in...
09-04-22, 01:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 432
Posted By juvela

----- there should be a Sears item number...

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there should be a Sears item number (not serial) stamped into the underside of the bottom bracket shell

it will begin with a three digit prefix which is a code indicating the actual...
Replies: 3
Views: 218
Posted By juvela

----- me thimketh ye intend 40CM Giro...

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me thimketh ye intend 40CM Giro d'Italia ;)

shoppers will wish to know whether stem 22.0 or 22.2

although stem is "old logo" it is second generation due to allen binder


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09-03-22, 10:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 591
Posted By juvela

----- it is a frequently seen assertion that...

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it is a frequently seen assertion that the Competition and Super Tourer frames of this time are identical

one can tell one difference at a glance without any measuring

the chainstays...
09-03-22, 05:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 269
Posted By juvela

----- Veteran-Cycle Club ...

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Veteran-Cycle Club

https://v-cc.org.uk/


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09-03-22, 05:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 591
Posted By juvela

----- an interesting feature of the model 93...

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an interesting feature of the model 93 chainset with guard is that the spindle needs to be the 3X model 125 since the guard mounts in the lands normally occupied by the outer c/w. and c/w...
09-03-22, 05:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 269
Posted By juvela

----- information on Londonderry operation...

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information on Londonderry operation is quite sparse

find the Harry Quinn reference slightly puzzling as he would have been ensconced in his AZ operation well before reported closure
...
09-03-22, 04:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 723
Posted By juvela

----- :thumb: take care that all is in...

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:thumb:

take care that all is in perfect alignment prior to exerting any pressure

if alignment slightly off stud will be bent

bent stud renders extraction more difficult
09-03-22, 04:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 269
Posted By juvela

----- is shell a full width 68 or is it...

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is shell a full width 68 or is it somewhat narrower?

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received recently some information from the VCC marque enthusiast -
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09-03-22, 03:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 269
Posted By juvela

----- yes, Severn Valley "top-of-the-line" ...

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yes, Severn Valley "top-of-the-line"

seems unlikely it would have been constructed with a full sloping crown in the 1950's

Britain "discovered" the full sloping somewhat late and then...
09-03-22, 02:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 723
Posted By juvela

----- "The next challenge will be removing...

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"The next challenge will be removing the cotter cranks."
...
09-03-22, 10:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 263
Posted By juvela

----- the "15" marking on the Sugino crank...

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the "15" marking on the Sugino crank fixing bolt indicates the bolt head size in mm

its presence a bit of a misleading clinker in this case as the original chainset would have likely been...
09-03-22, 08:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 265
Posted By juvela

----- Viva La Mercerizazione! -----

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Viva La Mercerizazione!


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09-03-22, 07:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 402
Posted By juvela

----- Milton / S.I.W. - ...

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Milton / S.I.W. -

​​​​​​https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/tswAAOSwXitcF8pk/s-l1600.jpg
​​​​​​https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/vVMAAOSwolpcF8pq/s-l1600.jpg...
09-03-22, 06:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 268
Posted By juvela

----- tip: another name for the Super...

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tip:

another name for the Super Jolly model is the Normale (now archaic)

if you should order replacement knives try to get OEM

there are grey market knives being sold as...
09-02-22, 08:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 209
Posted By juvela

----- the OEM stem & bar set was a 3TTT...

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the OEM stem & bar set was a 3TTT Tourist

bar may well be original

here are some images of a set, the extension in this case is nine cm -
...
09-02-22, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 209
Posted By juvela

----- yes, date looks right usually...

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yes, date looks right

usually serials are placed on side of seat tube about four or five cms below seat lug

you might wish to check this area under strong lighting in case marking was...
09-02-22, 03:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,932
Posted By juvela

----- :lol: Etablissements Dardanne...

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:lol:

Etablissements Dardanne Aunay-sur-Odon

https://www.pressreader.com/france/le-bocage-libre/20190112/282505774743609


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09-02-22, 08:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 723
Posted By juvela

----- :thumb: you may find a date...

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:thumb:

you may find a date marking on the Simplex Prestige model 637AR rear mech as here -
...
09-02-22, 06:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 402
Posted By juvela

----- during the 1980's Suzue ceased use of...

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during the 1980's Suzue ceased use of the S.I.W. and Chair brand names

subsequently all products marked with the Suzue name


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09-01-22, 09:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 723
Posted By juvela

----- shift lever set worn by cycle is the...

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shift lever set worn by cycle is the OEM Juy model 2954 which was announced in 1970 but did not begin coming through on new cycles until the model year 1971
...
09-01-22, 09:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 402
Posted By juvela

----- both names belong to Suzue Industrial...

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both names belong to Suzue Industrial Works, Ltd.

https://www.suzueltd.com/


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09-01-22, 08:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 723
Posted By juvela

----- model: U08 year: 1971 you...

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model: U08

year: 1971

you may discover a date marking on the front wheel rim inside a small diamond symbol -
09-01-22, 08:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 402
Posted By juvela

----- wonder if the front might be a S.I.W....

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wonder if the front might be a S.I.W. / Chair brand


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09-01-22, 03:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,529
Posted By juvela

----- curious as to wheel size on VS; looks...

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curious as to wheel size on VS; looks like it may be 600A
tyres should exhibit a marking even if rims unmarked

lug pattern appears to be BOCAMA 30/I

dating -

the combination of the...
09-01-22, 02:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 504
Posted By juvela

----- stem/bar set appears Italmanubri (ITM)...

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stem/bar set appears Italmanubri (ITM)

chainset appears OFMEGA Gran Premio

front mech looks to be Camapg Nuovo Valentino

brake cable guides look to be GIPIEMME
09-01-22, 02:35 PM
Replies: 3,118
Views: 353,783
Posted By juvela

----- Precious - wonder how many...

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Precious -

wonder how many kitties work as milliner models...


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08-31-22, 02:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 558
Posted By juvela

----- name of bar bend model is Ventoux ...

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name of bar bend model is Ventoux


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Replies: 4
Views: 195
Posted By juvela

----- ...

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https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/795472-fiorelli-tandem.html

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1106947-fiorelli-tandem-dilemma.html

Fiorelli main...
08-30-22, 05:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 504
Posted By juvela

----- two makers for binders of this pattern...

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two makers for binders of this pattern were Way-Assauto and NiKrom

the latter was stocked by Ron Kitching in his Everything Cycling handbooks, shown as late as 1970 edition



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08-29-22, 04:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 173
Posted By juvela

----- french 5V rear spacing chnged from...

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french 5V rear spacing chnged from 120mm to 122mm about 1972

the extra two mm helps to accommodate the guard found on Schwinn Approved Shimano gear blocks



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08-27-22, 05:21 PM
Replies: 3,118
Views: 353,783
Posted By juvela

----- ...

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https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_1717_dd94b535c2d4f4d48f326298b96a9479e49f0832.jpg

...awaiting Mr. Ben E. King...


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Replies: 10
Views: 255
Posted By juvela

----- lighting too poor for readers to get...

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lighting too poor for readers to get much detail


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Replies: 17
Views: 841
Posted By juvela

----- a nice caption for the image might be...

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a nice caption for the image might be "Teddy goes over the top."


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08-24-22, 02:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 914
Posted By juvela

----- headset appears it may be a Hatta ...

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headset appears it may be a Hatta

the SR SP-150 pedals are one glaringly non-european fitting


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08-22-22, 10:18 PM
Replies: 3,118
Views: 353,783
Posted By juvela

----- Wonderful kitties and wonderful...

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Wonderful kitties and wonderful pictures! :thumb:

A lucky family. ;)

Thank you for posting.

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