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05-22-22, 07:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 804
Posted By Andy Antipas

Si is no fan of vintage bikes.

Si has done previous videos on vintage bikes, which has demonstrated he thinks they are rubbish. No surprise with the "findings" in this video.

Lots of issues and inconsistencies with the bike and...
05-04-22, 05:49 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 29,176
Posted By Andy Antipas

I'm still digesting my trip to Cambria for Cali...

I'm still digesting my trip to Cambria for Cali Eroica, but here is what I can say. I'm glad I got to see friends who I haven't seen in many years, which was the highlight of the weekend for me. I...
03-26-22, 06:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 463
Posted By Andy Antipas

Maserati made by........

I have a friend back in PA that has a Maserati and we have compared it to my mid 1970s Coppi Fiorelli.

It has been our guess that Fiorelli built the Maserati bicycles. Here are some pics of my...
03-26-22, 06:08 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 294,292
Posted By Andy Antipas

Radios No. 16 headlight

The headlight is a French Radios No. 16. I'm not sure when that headlight model first came out, but I'm fairly certain it goes back to at least the 1950s

I have modified it with "guts" from a...
03-25-22, 07:29 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 294,292
Posted By Andy Antipas

Grand Record 650b conversion

Here is my artistic spin and build circa 1973 Moto Grand Record). gugie did the frame modifications, braze-ons, and front rack. I built the wheels and bike. Plus, I added the painted lugs, lug...
03-19-22, 04:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 857
Posted By Andy Antipas

URAGO Shakedown Ride

With the sun out and temps in the low 50s I thought I would give the URAGO a go. It road great, no issues, and no squealing MAFAC racer brakes either! I rode to Baker's Bridge, which is about 12...
03-17-22, 06:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 857
Posted By Andy Antipas

Kingart Pen

Yep. Kingart pen,
03-13-22, 11:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 857
Posted By Andy Antipas

1969 URAGO Cattaneo

I bought this frame from AndyK in 2018 and I finally got around to restoring it. I think this frame was involved in a three way deal with gugie? I had the frame refinished in an off white color and...
03-04-22, 07:26 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 48,084
Posted By Andy Antipas

Brad, I started a thread called Moto-Gugie-Grand...

Brad, I started a thread called Moto-Gugie-Grand Record Re-imagined, which has a bunch of photos. gugie Added the braze-ons and re-raked the fork. Thank you for the kind words.
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03-04-22, 08:26 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 48,084
Posted By Andy Antipas

circa 1972 Grand Record Re-imagined

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650b Conversion with some Gugificazione
03-01-22, 09:59 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 30,642
Posted By Andy Antipas

Masi Champagne

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circa 1963 Masi Special...
01-29-22, 09:36 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 6,631
Posted By Andy Antipas

American Road Racing Iron

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early 80's Doug Fattic weight weenie build...
01-26-22, 05:52 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,100
Posted By Andy Antipas

Two for the boy and one for the wife. ...

Two for the boy and one for the wife.

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1990 ATala 650c...
01-26-22, 05:41 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 6,631
Posted By Andy Antipas

French Racers

A few of my French racing bikes. I apologize for the poor photo of the Peugeot.
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01-24-22, 09:01 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 6,631
Posted By Andy Antipas

Road Racing Iron

I have a few of these..... We'll start with some of the Italians......

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1979...
01-24-22, 08:30 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 119,725
Posted By Andy Antipas

1983 Specialissima

Restored this bike in the fall. It is a great riding bike and has become one of my favorites.
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01-22-22, 07:15 PM
Replies: 2,891
Views: 764,608
Posted By Andy Antipas

Steampunk

That shifter is Steampunk cool !!!
01-22-22, 05:36 PM
Replies: 2,891
Views: 764,608
Posted By Andy Antipas

Grand Record Re-imagined

Separate thread for this, but fits the theme. Circa 1973 Grand Record re-imagined

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01-09-22, 04:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 662
Posted By Andy Antipas

LED installation

No RTV silicon involved. I kept sanding off plastic on the headlight housing until it slide inside the RADIOS housing. It is a sung fit and takes a bit of wiggling to get it back out. It took a lot...
01-09-22, 09:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 662
Posted By Andy Antipas

RADIOS 16 headlight LED conversion

After posting my Moto-Gugie 650b conversion, several people wrote suggesting I convert the vintage RADIOS 16 headlight to LED. I have used LED bulbs in vintage head and tail lights, and they are...
01-01-22, 09:21 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 31,494
Posted By Andy Antipas

Early 80's Doug Fattic weight weenie build

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12-28-21, 07:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 671
Posted By Andy Antipas

I had the frame and fork powder coated in Cortez...

I had the frame and fork powder coated in Cortez Colorado. I hand painted the lugs, lug lining, box lining, and pin striping. The decals came from a couple of sources, but mostly Greg Softley from...
12-28-21, 05:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 671
Posted By Andy Antipas

Moto-Gugie? Grand Record Re-Imagined

Because of gugie and AndyK , I have been experimenting with 650b bikes a bit for the last four or five years. I have restored a few including the 1951 Helyett, 1957 Peugeot PL-50, and 1964 Peugeot...
12-23-21, 11:34 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,935
Posted By Andy Antipas

Winter Project

I'm in the midst of my winter project. More to come in the near future......


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12-12-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,000
Posted By Andy Antipas

Enjoy it. Variety is the spice of life. We look...

Enjoy it. Variety is the spice of life. We look forward to hearing your post ride report.
10-13-21, 05:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,274
Posted By Andy Antipas

Specialissima build fini

I finished the build. Hopefully, the weather will cooperate and I can take it for a spin this weekend. What is a bicycle collection without a Celeste Bianchi?

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10-11-21, 04:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 383
Posted By Andy Antipas

Sante Fe Bike Show

No worries with your vote. That Bianchi is cool survivor. For me, it isn't about winning the bike show. I hope we might win over one or two spectators to the classic bike fold.

Congrats on riding...
10-10-21, 07:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 383
Posted By Andy Antipas

Santa Fe Century Classic Bicycle Show

I drove down to Santa Fe this weekend and participated in the Classic Bike Show associated with Sunday Century and shorter rides. The show was smaller than in years past. I'm thinking there were...
10-09-21, 09:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 516
Posted By Andy Antipas

Gugie, Thanks for the note. Yes, Pari-Moto 42s...

Gugie, Thanks for the note. Yes, Pari-Moto 42s fit on my PX-50 without any issue.
10-01-21, 09:00 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 28,571
Posted By Andy Antipas

1973 Colnago Molteni Eddy Merckx

Sausage company orange.....

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10-01-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 28,571
Posted By Andy Antipas

circa 2000 Voodoo Wazoo CX

Serves as my gravel bike. 8 speed Campy with 45/35 Victory crankset.

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10-01-21, 07:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,274
Posted By Andy Antipas

Specialissima Vintage Celeste rehab

The frame is a 1983 Bianchi Specialissima I bought from and eBay seller and it has been hanging on a hook for a couple of years now. The paint and chrome were in pretty rough shape and a previous...
06-26-21, 08:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,302
Posted By Andy Antipas

Freewheel Change out

For those who might be horrified by the Shimano freewheel on my Molteni replica, I have since changed it out to a Regina!

Balance was returned to the FORCE!

Cheers,

Andy
06-26-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,302
Posted By Andy Antipas

1973 Colnago Super Molteni Replica

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06-18-21, 03:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,659
Posted By Andy Antipas

100 mile update

I have 100 miles on the bike since I finished building it last weekend, and it has been great. The bike tracks straight as an arrow, is easy to ride no hands, but is very nimble. The CLB brakes have...
06-14-21, 07:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,659
Posted By Andy Antipas

Doug Fattic Build

As mentioned previously, I have gotten to know Doug Fattic. Doug's daughter, son-in-law, and grand daughter live in Durango, CO. It is a small world! Last fall Doug let me try one of his older frames...
05-05-21, 06:07 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 24,881
Posted By Andy Antipas

I have a few blue bikes............ ...

I have a few blue bikes............


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c1988 Eddy Merckx Century...
03-26-21, 06:57 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 18,082
Posted By Andy Antipas

1979 De Rosa

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03-23-21, 07:16 AM
Replies: 2,891
Views: 764,608
Posted By Andy Antipas

1957 Peugeot PL-50 Restoration

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03-22-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 11,516
Posted By Andy Antipas

I'm a sinner as well

Circa 2000 Voodoo Wazoo CX and now gravel bike. TIG welded, thread less HS, and 8 speed Campy Ergo.....

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03-06-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 3,613
Views: 955,057
Posted By Andy Antipas

1957 Peugeot PL-50

Separate thread for this restoration, but its French and thought it should be included here for posterity.

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03-04-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,744
Posted By Andy Antipas

I didn't do a thread on my PX50. I have attached...

I didn't do a thread on my PX50. I have attached some photos for comparison. I was able to revive the original paint on the PX-50 and I made component upgrades because most of the components were...
03-03-21, 10:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,744
Posted By Andy Antipas

I think your frame is older than mine because the...

I think your frame is older than mine because the shifter lever boss is on the top tube. It appears that maybe you might be able to deep clean and polish the frame? Also, it uses a different style...
03-03-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,744
Posted By Andy Antipas

1957 Peugeot PL-50

Just finished restoring this poor man’s cyclo-touring bicycle. I purchased it a couple of years ago off eBay France. The bike was more or less complete, but in a fairly sad state. It had a Simplex...
03-01-21, 09:25 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 30,642
Posted By Andy Antipas

c1963 Masi Special

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02-18-21, 09:48 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,014
Posted By Andy Antipas

Tufo Tape

Tufo tape holds strong. When I tape a tire on, I leave approximately one inch of the rim opposite the valve stem without Tufo tape. I carry a small slotted screwdriver in my tire sock. On the very...
02-17-21, 07:25 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,014
Posted By Andy Antipas

tubulars are great

Jeff, When I quite racing 30 years ago, I got rid of all my tubular wheels. However, as I got into collecting and restoring bikes, I have most of my bikes back on tubulars for two reasons and with...
01-21-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 780
Posted By Andy Antipas

53cm Faggin Frameset for Sale

For your consideration, is what I believe is a late 1980s Faggin Frameset. I bought it to restore/refinish. However, I have decided to move this frame on. I need to thin the herd. The seat tube...
01-07-21, 09:53 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 18,037
Posted By Andy Antipas

1979 De Rosa

I finished building this bike right before Christmas. The roads are too dirty around here. So the ride report will have to wait till spring. I have a Coppi, Colnago, Pinarello, Gios, and I like them...
12-25-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,707
Posted By Andy Antipas

1979 De Rosa

Not under the tree, but built up just in time for Christmas. The roads are too dirty for the maiden voyage, and will have to wait for spring....
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