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07-01-24, 07:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 389
Posted By Seanaus

I forgot Alamy ...

I forgot Alamy https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo/salons-chateau-dax.html?sortBy=relevant
07-01-24, 07:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 389
Posted By Seanaus

Not your rider but same era. Also note that...

Not your rider but same era. Also note that sometimes photos are misidentified as to what year they are.
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07-01-24, 04:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 389
Posted By Seanaus

Couple here that may be helpful. Can you tell us...

Couple here that may be helpful. Can you tell us what rider and team you're looking at? Researching ex team bikes can be very frustrating, I have looked down many rabbit holes investigating my fleet....
06-03-24, 02:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 477
Posted By Seanaus

These features are usually found on the Colnago...

These features are usually found on the Colnago built Saronnis, not the later Tecnotrat ones.
06-03-24, 12:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 477
Posted By Seanaus

Tecnotrat Saronni, frame made by Tecnotrat of...

Tecnotrat Saronni, frame made by Tecnotrat of Cuneo in Italy. This is from after Colnago stopped making the Saronni branded frames. I've never owned a Tecnotrat myself, anecdotally they have the...
04-15-24, 01:37 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,157
Posted By Seanaus

This one at 55cm top tube length was too short....

This one at 55cm top tube length was too short. As pictured was as long as I could make it, with 135mm stem, but was still too short really. Stripped it down and passed the frame to my brother, and...
03-18-24, 09:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,668
Posted By Seanaus

Robvolz , six ribs does it have? I concur with...

Robvolz , six ribs does it have? I concur with the Tecnotrat identification. These pop up in Australia from time to time as a lot of Tecnotrat frames were sold here. Usually the seller will have a...
02-25-24, 06:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,048
Posted By Seanaus

BL-R400 should still be available new these days,...

BL-R400 should still be available new these days, should be functionally the same as the BL-R600 I believe. They used to both be listed in the non series components part of the catalog.
01-27-24, 02:12 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 171,468
Posted By Seanaus

It's been posted in the vintage tt thread...

It's been posted in the vintage tt thread already, but it is Belgian!...
01-26-24, 10:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,348
Posted By Seanaus

merziac , did this come from Steve Whitby in...

merziac , did this come from Steve Whitby in Cessnock by any chance?
My record distance, my hot pink Franceso Moser as a frameset; 10106 miles, from London to Adelaide, South Australia.
01-07-24, 01:20 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 50,596
Posted By Seanaus

1986 Wayne Roberts built custom Ricardo in...

1986 Wayne Roberts built custom Ricardo in Columbus SL, with paint (and Viscount stickers) by Ray Greenslade. Locally made in the Ricardo factory here (Adelaide, South Australia), which was only...
11-26-23, 05:35 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,298
Posted By Seanaus

The label is in the correct direction, it's the...

The label is in the correct direction, it's the wheel that's in the wrong country :lol: That be the way we run them in Australia :thumb:
11-19-23, 02:36 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,205
Posted By Seanaus

Surely it all depends upon the trousers in...

Surely it all depends upon the trousers in between :lol:

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10-03-23, 03:52 AM
Replies: 1,032
Views: 202,687
Posted By Seanaus

I have little doubt it is what it was claimed to...

I have little doubt it is what it was claimed to be. There are other examples known of this frame style from the Caloi era, such as the Wiebren Veenstra one botty kayer linked...
09-07-23, 03:15 AM
Replies: 1,032
Views: 202,687
Posted By Seanaus

Appears to be SLX to me. Looking at the picture...

Appears to be SLX to me. Looking at the picture in through the bottom bracket shell, the chainstays and seat tube have the Columbus internal ribs, and the downtube appears to have also (though hard...
08-27-23, 05:45 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 34,684
Posted By Seanaus

The other side of the building from the last one...

The other side of the building from the last one I posted. The F Moser is my go to for more leisurely rides that include photo opportunities :thumb:...
07-23-23, 06:01 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 34,684
Posted By Seanaus

Light on a dull midwinter day in...

Light on a dull midwinter day in Adelaide.......... I didn't realise until just now that I got a bonus ghost reflection in the puddle.
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06-24-23, 05:39 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 74,489
Posted By Seanaus

Next up, a Billato Concorde Prelude from 1995....

Next up, a Billato Concorde Prelude from 1995. Small Belgian club team from KSV Deerijk, with sponsorship from Westautos, a car dealer, and Jowan, a bicycle shop in Kluisbergen. Dura Ace 7410 on this...
06-22-23, 12:33 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 74,489
Posted By Seanaus

I have no idea how I didn't know there was a...

I have no idea how I didn't know there was a Concorde thread...... But here's one of mine, a Billato built Concorde Squadra in SLX, with Dura Ace 11 speed. this is my go to bike for more serious...
06-04-23, 09:22 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 34,684
Posted By Seanaus

First Saturday of winter.... 24 degrees, or 76 if...

First Saturday of winter.... 24 degrees, or 76 if you prefer , equals winning!
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05-16-23, 10:26 PM
Replies: 1,073
Views: 491,275
Posted By Seanaus

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05-10-23, 12:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 511
Posted By Seanaus

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cfgz-2WouyQ I...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cfgz-2WouyQ
I must add, I didn't find the soundtrack as offensive as some seem to :thumb: , maybe because I do have a frameset from this factory :)
As far as I...
03-01-23, 04:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 814
Posted By Seanaus

James, thanks for those. Here are some of the...

James, thanks for those. Here are some of the others I have found, with thanks to the bike owners (where noted) for sharing the information.

XN > SLX NEW on a late Concorde Aquila... from fb user...
02-27-23, 05:04 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 34,684
Posted By Seanaus

Couple from Adelaide, South Australia....... ...

Couple from Adelaide, South Australia.......

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02-25-23, 04:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 814
Posted By Seanaus

Billato material codes / markings reference.

Having a couple of Billato built bikes myself, and having spent too much time researching Concorde stuff, it occurred to me that I had the beginnings of a list of Billato markings for which frame...
02-20-23, 06:04 AM
Replies: 3,641
Views: 475,738
Posted By Seanaus

One of the cats that rules some friends of mine:...

One of the cats that rules some friends of mine: Dax, the jigsaw supervisor.

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02-18-23, 05:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 645
Posted By Seanaus

What Retoocs said, these. There were a few makers...

What Retoocs said, these. There were a few makers made Time specific shoes, Time, Vittoria, Carnac did shoes with interchangeable adaptors, there's likely more. Allegedly these cleats will bolt right...
01-15-23, 01:00 AM
Replies: 22,448
Views: 4,839,561
Posted By Seanaus

Bonded aluminium Alan that's had repeated bad...

Bonded aluminium Alan that's had repeated bad days, from the FB crazy department. Seller does mention "Please Note - this is a great restoration project, the top bar was originally snapped in a...
12-20-22, 05:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 852
Posted By Seanaus

Also, there are two different 8 speed freehub...

Also, there are two different 8 speed freehub bodies, which are compatible one way but not the other, just to confuse us. Earlier 8 speed has identical splines all round, later 8 speed has a master...
12-09-22, 07:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 472
Posted By Seanaus

Vitus Rubis, picture from Velosaloon here >> ...

Vitus Rubis, picture from Velosaloon here >> https://www.velosaloon.com/products/new-fluted-rubis-983-seatpost-in-25-0-diameter-for-vitus-alan-from-the-1980s-nos
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11-12-22, 01:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,873
Posted By Seanaus

Clamont was indeed Clarence Street Cyclery house...

Clamont was indeed Clarence Street Cyclery house brand. Some of their frames were made by a few different Australian builders at different times, Geoff Scott being the most prolific of those. Geoff...
11-09-22, 09:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,629
Posted By Seanaus

I didn't know they were indexed only, thanks for...

I didn't know they were indexed only, thanks for the up to date information :thumb: Obviously the friction requirement rules out the SL-7900 also, they too are indexed only, no friction option.
11-09-22, 04:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,629
Posted By Seanaus

FYI, Shimano still sell base level 8 speed...

FYI, Shimano still sell base level 8 speed downtube shifters brand new, part number is SL-R400. Any of the Dura Ace options will be very expensive, if you could find them available (the 7800 ones are...
09-28-22, 05:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,169
Posted By Seanaus

Maybe use a readily available aftermarket...

Maybe use a readily available aftermarket lockring tool, rather than the Shimano freewheel tool? I don't recall having any problem with mine with this kind of tool.

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06-29-22, 05:49 AM
Replies: 562
Views: 48,325
Posted By Seanaus

1985 (ish) F Moser and 1995 Merckx, on two...

1985 (ish) F Moser and 1995 Merckx, on two different bridges in Adelaide, South Australia (which are only 1/4 mile apart ;))
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06-14-22, 09:46 PM
Replies: 8,906
Views: 1,198,362
Posted By Seanaus

Lightly used Ofmega Mistral, in the rarely seen...

Lightly used Ofmega Mistral, in the rarely seen 172.5mm length :) There was the matching Ofmega BB in the package also :thumb:
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06-04-22, 05:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 818
Posted By Seanaus

Would be 1983, based off my reading of...

Would be 1983, based off my reading of CyclesMakaron's lists.
05-02-22, 11:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,336
Posted By Seanaus

According to Shimano BB-1050 and BB-1055 are both...

According to Shimano BB-1050 and BB-1055 are both >>> 113mm for English (68mm), 115mm for Italian (70mm) 119mm sounds like a BB for a triple.
I don't know these older Trek products, but I am...
04-05-22, 06:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,742
Posted By Seanaus

Scientific term to describe a rider with too much...

Scientific term to describe a rider with too much mass :roflmao2:
04-04-22, 07:21 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,742
Posted By Seanaus

Surely that depends a fair bit upon how many...

Surely that depends a fair bit upon how many pounds over 200 the rider is :eek: (I'm @ 220 :lol:)

Continental's chart appears to comparing an underinflated tyre to a correctly inflated one.I...
03-02-22, 04:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,077
Posted By Seanaus

I don't think this is a Squadra. Normally a...

I don't think this is a Squadra. Normally a Squadra would have the Cinelli spoiler bottom bracket and Cinelli lugs, with the winged C logo stamped on them. And not forgetting the Italian flag on the...
02-28-22, 05:53 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,882
Posted By Seanaus

I once bought a shabby Kuwahara with 105 and a...

I once bought a shabby Kuwahara with 105 and a cracked frame for the aero Record seatpost and the Campagnolo aero bottle/cage combo :thumb:
10-19-21, 11:01 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 30,161
Posted By Seanaus

Greetings from Australia. Here I present my Soren...

Greetings from Australia. Here I present my Soren Son, made in Queensland on the gold coast by Soren (the Danish flag) and painted by his son Mitch (the Canadian flag) , or at least that's how I...
09-12-21, 05:36 AM
Replies: 3,641
Views: 475,738
Posted By Seanaus

William, a British shorthair, who unfortunately...

William, a British shorthair, who unfortunately turned out to have a bad heart..
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06-12-21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 1,032
Views: 202,687
Posted By Seanaus

May I put forward an alternative theory? Given...

May I put forward an alternative theory? Given this frame has a number hanger, is it possible this was built with no braze on derailleur hanger? I know that at times certain team frames (TM) in this...
05-20-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 141,818
Posted By Seanaus

Rabobank Tecnos, 1996 I believe... Period...

Rabobank Tecnos, 1996 I believe... Period correct 7700 build, more or less.
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02-12-21, 10:23 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 81,951
Posted By Seanaus

1985 roughly Francesco Moser in Oria TT0.9.........

1985 roughly Francesco Moser in Oria TT0.9...... Not quite period correct with the 8 speed and aero levers, but I like it....
01-19-21, 03:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,742
Posted By Seanaus

Chapeau Jacek, love your work :thumb: Very...

Chapeau Jacek, love your work :thumb: Very valuable and important information indeed. This will help me with working out how to build my MXL. Best regards from Australia.
01-04-21, 03:15 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 50,596
Posted By Seanaus

Concorde Squadra SLX This is a really...

Concorde Squadra SLX This is a really great riding bike, so much so I'd like a TSX version as well :thumb:
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01-02-21, 03:45 AM
Replies: 914
Views: 318,954
Posted By Seanaus

Welcoming in 2021 with my ASLK CGER Merckx :) ...

Welcoming in 2021 with my ASLK CGER Merckx :)
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