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03-04-24, 06:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,386
Posted By top506

Contax IIIa, the PzKpfw V of 35mm rangefinders, a...

Contax IIIa, the PzKpfw V of 35mm rangefinders, a monument to German over engineering.

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02-10-24, 08:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,065
Posted By top506

Only one C&V keeper; ...

Only one C&V keeper;


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I found myself working for a Trek dealer, and their EP...
01-25-24, 04:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,660
Posted By top506

The colorway of this bike is burgundy and black,...

The colorway of this bike is burgundy and black, hence the saddle, housing, hoods, and Benotto Cello tape to match the seat tube panels and head tube

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01-25-24, 07:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 647
Posted By top506

This turned up on Marketplace in Bangor a few...

This turned up on Marketplace in Bangor a few years back. I had it blasted and coated, graphics by the late, lamented Velocals:

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01-23-24, 07:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,660
Posted By top506

Getting the drivetrain squared away: NR crank and...

Getting the drivetrain squared away: NR crank and DRs....


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01-10-24, 05:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,119
Posted By top506

This. Works like a charm: Top

This. Works like a charm:

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01-05-24, 07:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 503
Posted By top506

On a double it trims nicely, on a triple not so...

On a double it trims nicely, on a triple not so much.
You might find this interesting:
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12-31-23, 09:57 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,156
Posted By top506

Once you get the lens elements out try a little...

Once you get the lens elements out try a little lighter fluid.

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12-20-23, 02:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,660
Posted By top506

Stripped, cleaned, touched up, and waxed: ...

Stripped, cleaned, touched up, and waxed:

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I had decided going in that the bike...
12-12-23, 06:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,124
Posted By top506

FWIW, I have what had been a basket case Ironman...

FWIW, I have what had been a basket case Ironman that I cold set to 130mm, powdercoated, had new graphics made, and installed a SRAM Apx group on:

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12-12-23, 06:25 AM
Replies: 6,454
Views: 750,213
Posted By top506

If those are BL-1051 (which is what I think I...

If those are BL-1051 (which is what I think I read) these will work if still available.
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12-11-23, 05:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,124
Posted By top506

I had this very bike: ...

I had this very bike:


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If it had been a size smaller I'd still have it.

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11-30-23, 08:08 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,671
Posted By top506

This Allez was a mint dump find: ...

This Allez was a mint dump find:


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I had to do some driving and...
11-27-23, 06:01 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,428
Posted By top506

Klein Performance: ...

Klein Performance:


https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1471/klein_3915af0516fe7bcffc5e6772e34034c466c7c183.jpg

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11-26-23, 10:17 AM
Replies: 5,429
Views: 3,862,461
Posted By top506

I liked my Domane SL so much that I got its...

I liked my Domane SL so much that I got its country cousin:


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11-20-23, 06:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,660
Posted By top506

Fanny's yer aunt, Bob Jackson's yer uncle: bike rescue again.

This time I took before pictures:

As it was loaded into my truck:

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30 seconds...
11-20-23, 05:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 660
Posted By top506

Look just like the pedals I took of the Olmo,...

Look just like the pedals I took of the Olmo, except cleaner:
https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1093/olmo_e_699b5dcf44fd06c371275c041abb17342d58ad37.jpg


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11-12-23, 07:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 545
Posted By top506

Very good. Top

Very good.

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11-08-23, 08:45 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,109
Posted By top506

Yeah, that would be me. Top

Yeah, that would be me.

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11-07-23, 06:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 892
Posted By top506

Local metal fabrication shop that does this on...

Local metal fabrication shop that does this on the side/under the table. During COVID it was $50 frame and fork, now up to $70.
A few down sides, single color and they won't mask chrome socks and...
11-06-23, 02:17 PM
11-06-23, 01:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 892
Posted By top506

Ready to...

Ready to ride!https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1361/olmo_i_f2945f4627a9793d2f638982e238f9b1d62ac5ce.jpg


That saddle has been in the bin for over a decade waiting for...
11-06-23, 01:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 892
Posted By top506

Thickest seatpost I've ever seen. I had to open...

Thickest seatpost I've ever seen. I had to open it up with a series of drill bits to get it wide enough for a Sawsall blade.
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11-06-23, 01:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 892
Posted By top506

My nothing special, unexciting, mid-eighties Italian entry-level bike rescue build .

I really need to stay off CL/Marketplace.
This sad Olmo appeared. My size, an hour away, reasonable price. Off to Lewiston I went.
I almost never take before pictures as I'm too eager to pitch into...
11-03-23, 02:48 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 33,734
Posted By top506

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1471/klein_8283af7e509f1b6a18fdff958ecd1803e618ec77.jpg

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11-01-23, 01:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,439
Posted By top506

This: ...

This:

https://ride.lezyne.com/collections/inflation-parts-accessories-chucks/products/1-abs1p-chuck-v111

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10-23-23, 12:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,080
Posted By top506

When last I bought a set, the Paranacers didn't...

When last I bought a set, the Paranacers didn't have removable valve cores. An ounce of Stan's in your sew-ups is a lot of peace of mind.
For causal, occasional use or just to utilize a nice tubular...
10-23-23, 06:17 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 13,308
Posted By top506

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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10-23-23, 06:09 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,156
Posted By top506

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1936x1330/camera_group_zpst9ua7nxk_f144f75cf9e11370f9ee84f08664d7b174d62fcf.jpg

Not the full closet load.

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10-23-23, 05:59 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,204
Posted By top506

5. I just don't know which five. Top

5. I just don't know which five.

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10-23-23, 05:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,874
Posted By top506

No worries. Top

No worries.

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10-17-23, 02:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 342
Posted By top506

Is the badger named Bernard, per chance? Top

Is the badger named Bernard, per chance?

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10-15-23, 06:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,175
Posted By top506

You know, there IS a 600 110 BCD triple, right? ...

You know, there IS a 600 110 BCD triple, right?

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10-15-23, 07:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,175
Posted By top506

Very early on in my BF career I exchanged several...

Very early on in my BF career I exchanged several emails with Sheldon concerning the care and feeding of Biopace. Mostly he shared his experience with different index positions and tips on setting up...
10-11-23, 01:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 644
Posted By top506

I have the same bike, 25.8 seatpost. Top

I have the same bike, 25.8 seatpost.

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10-02-23, 06:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,374
Posted By top506

I have a PX-10 and a Super Corsa. I need one of...

I have a PX-10 and a Super Corsa. I need one of these to complete the trifecta.

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09-26-23, 06:35 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,468
Posted By top506

Klein-patent 564 ...

Klein-patent 564


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594 next in the queue for refinishing...
09-22-23, 07:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 484
Posted By top506

I have used the Compe V with a triple with no...

I have used the Compe V with a triple with no issues.

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09-03-23, 03:08 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,885
Posted By top506

I've been down that particular rabbit hole: ...

I've been down that particular rabbit hole:


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Have fun, I did!
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08-16-23, 02:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 688
Posted By top506

If you really need a 650c rather than a 24" I...

If you really need a 650c rather than a 24" I have one you can have for postage.

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08-07-23, 06:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,041
Posted By top506

I was riding those roads in '73 on my first road...

I was riding those roads in '73 on my first road bike, an Atala Giro d' Itaila. Very cool to see this piece.

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08-05-23, 07:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 480
Posted By top506

PSA: White Shimano brake hoods

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08-02-23, 04:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 632
Posted By top506

Raleigh dilemma: Professional or parts?

One of my customers comes into the shop to pick up his Santa Cruz and we get to talking; he says his Dad has an old Raleigh he wants to get rid of. Something like this happens a couple of times a...
07-29-23, 06:30 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,112
Posted By top506

That is the coolest Biopace chainring I've ever...

That is the coolest Biopace chainring I've ever seen.

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06-11-23, 05:39 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,319
Posted By top506

I would think the fat-tube Schwinns would be more...

I would think the fat-tube Schwinns would be more Klein-like than Cannondale-ish, as they were made under Gary Klein's patents.

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06-09-23, 08:36 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,319
Posted By top506

What the good Pastor said: ...

What the good Pastor said:

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06-07-23, 07:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,874
Posted By top506

If I could induce you into shipping it I'd take...

If I could induce you into shipping it I'd take the frame/fork in a New York second.

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05-20-23, 05:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 937
Posted By top506

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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In process. TA cranks, Mafac/Atom brakes. 48 spoke 27" wheels.

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04-28-23, 06:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 752
Posted By top506

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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03-31-23, 06:32 AM
Replies: 3,207
Views: 404,202
Posted By top506

This. Top

This.

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