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01-29-24, 07:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,227
Posted By majmt

I put these 1st gen DuraAce levers on my wife’s...

I put these 1st gen DuraAce levers on my wife’s Cino bike. I think they’re more of a touring set and they’re very nice. I even found the correct hoods. Not great for hard stops but they do help her...
01-25-24, 09:00 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,900
Posted By majmt

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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01-11-24, 10:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 735
Posted By majmt

Here is a great example of bike...

Here is a great example of bike photo-documentation.

1972 Masi (http://www.raydobbins.com/ebay/bike-masi/bike-masi.htm)
12-31-23, 02:22 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,295
Posted By majmt

Could it be a Pelà? ...

Could it be a Pelà?

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12-26-23, 05:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,310
Posted By majmt

Looks like your bike is already in the Italian...

Looks like your bike is already in the Italian registry on the Hovey site.

Masi Registry Italy (http://bhovey.com/Masi/MasiItaly.htm)
...
12-10-23, 10:30 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,377
Posted By majmt

It’s a beautiful ride with good folks…………you...

It’s a beautiful ride with good folks…………you won’t be solo.
11-19-23, 09:15 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,541
Posted By majmt

I only have one.😒 ...

I only have one.😒

https://live.staticflickr.com/8099/8670102972_ed69f7ae99_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ed9xy1)
10-24-23, 06:42 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,664
Posted By majmt

I’m glad you said that, but still I think that...

I’m glad you said that, but still I think that I’m winner of the stoopid-money-booby-prize. I gladly spent $2,100 (and would do it again) for this crusty beauty. Late 1970 or early 1971. Has the...
09-22-23, 08:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 568
Posted By majmt

Teddy bears are notorious litterbugs.

Teddy bears are notorious litterbugs.
Replies: 4
Views: 525
Posted By majmt

Brooks Professional Select

Came off a bike I picked up a few years ago. I understand it might be kind of rare. Well traveled but still hard as a rock. Thinking of using it.
...
08-27-23, 11:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,456
Posted By majmt

Considering some of the recent rust themed...

Considering some of the recent rust themed threads here, I bore scoped the frame internals as much as I could. Looks mostly like surface rust and flaking. Also looks like some areas may have been...
08-27-23, 10:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,456
Posted By majmt

I’ve been able to spend a bit more time checking...

I’ve been able to spend a bit more time checking out this bike. I really appreciate the input regarding repainting but, for now, I think I’ll just try to stabilize the rust and keep the original...
08-25-23, 06:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 686
Posted By majmt

Both times I bought a “local pick-up” bike off of...

Both times I bought a “local pick-up” bike off of eBay, the sellers were willing to drop the bikes off at a LBS for packing and shipping. I made sure to confirm that it would be OK before hitting...
08-13-23, 07:38 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,456
Posted By majmt

Dang that software time-out, I’m sure I’m missing...

Dang that software time-out, I’m sure I’m missing out on some great wisdom there. Simone said that R means “riverniciato” so repainted. I haven’t pulled the fork or BB yet but the seller said there...
08-13-23, 06:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,456
Posted By majmt

A few more detail shots. Sorry if these posts...

A few more detail shots. Sorry if these posts are too pic heavy.

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08-13-23, 06:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,456
Posted By majmt

No “Faliero” signature transfer. No bike shop...

No “Faliero” signature transfer. No bike shop sticker either.
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08-13-23, 05:58 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,456
Posted By majmt

Early Italian Masi GC

I just received this likely 1st generation Italian GC that I’d like to learn more about it. It has a generous patina and is a near-twin to a pristine early Carlsbad GC that I picked up few years ago....
08-02-23, 09:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,543
Posted By majmt

For a taught enough connection to flick the bell,...

For a taught enough connection to flick the bell, seems like you’d need to move the bell from the stem onto the frame somewhere - maybe where the FD would mount. Otherwise, you’d need some sort of...
07-26-23, 10:37 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,615
Posted By majmt

Yep, after the martini stop, I followed him down...

Yep, after the martini stop, I followed him down the final few miles to the finish last year. Much respect and admiration watching him fly down the road on his fixie w/ feet off the pedals.
...
07-21-23, 02:48 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 9,117
Posted By majmt

Missing Cino this year is like having to to stay...

Missing Cino this year is like having to to stay home and go to summer school while all the smart kids get to go to camp and have fun.
07-20-23, 07:13 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 9,117
Posted By majmt

Nice! Are the front brake pads right? ……You’ll...

Nice! Are the front brake pads right?
……You’ll probably need them.
07-12-23, 04:37 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 9,117
Posted By majmt

Sorry to hear that Jim but it looks like we won’t...

Sorry to hear that Jim but it looks like we won’t be riding this year either - still registered but too much stuff going on. Hopefully, we can still get the cool Cino jerseys though.

If you make...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-23, 11:47 AM
Replies: 3,246
Views: 626,036
Posted By majmt

The Sun River Game Range - just up the road from...

The Sun River Game Range - just up the road from our get-away.

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06-29-23, 11:05 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,964
Posted By majmt

Was this from the original listing? ———————- ...

Was this from the original listing?
———————-
“This bike has been damaged in the past and repaired, an is not fully original. I purchased this bike several years ago in a repaired state, so I do not...
06-27-23, 10:19 PM
Replies: 21,556
Views: 2,995,615
Posted By majmt

Great write-up botty kayer I love this...

Great write-up botty kayer

I love this thread.
06-23-23, 06:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,471
Posted By majmt

Here’s a shot of the Continental Gran Prix...

Here’s a shot of the Continental Gran Prix Classic next another classic tire. Didn’t know the Continentals were discontinued but I thought I saw a sale for them somewhere recently.
...
06-19-23, 12:50 PM
Replies: 21,556
Views: 2,995,615
Posted By majmt

Just got home from riding in this year’s...

Just got home from riding in this year’s Mickelson Trail Summer Trek through the heart of the Black Hills SD - from Edgemont to Deadwood. We’ve wanted to ride the trail for some time and this was a...
06-06-23, 07:38 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,706
Posted By majmt

1. Ski patroller 2. (a) Actually got paid to...

1. Ski patroller
2. (a) Actually got paid to trigger avalanches by ski cutting and tossing explosives
2. (b) Flew to remote drill sites in the Russian Arctic in a rickety cold-war era helicopter...
05-31-23, 04:50 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,777
Posted By majmt

Fun map! I was looking and looking for Huffy and...

Fun map! I was looking and looking for Huffy and Univega but then found Huffman and Italvega. Is Japan on the horizon?
04-29-23, 12:54 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,739
Posted By majmt

Great to look at and better to ride. ...

Great to look at and better to ride.

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/900x795/8670102972_ed69f7ae99_o_2_9c3556bf03eadbbf6e7223280ae43e106bdb258e.jpg
04-10-23, 02:11 AM
Replies: 3,207
Views: 404,210
Posted By majmt

squirtdad Hey Jim, I think these wheels (FMB...

squirtdad
Hey Jim, I think these wheels (FMB Roubaix on Nemesis rims) are similar to what you’re building. Used Mariposa Carogna tape but I don’t recall the width. If you’d like, I could check and...
04-01-23, 06:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,441
Posted By majmt

I would think that it wouldn’t be too hard to...

I would think that it wouldn’t be too hard to find an old Austro Daimler in Germany. I got one for my wife from a forum member last year. A couple easy and reversible mods and we have his & hers...
03-27-23, 08:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,466
Posted By majmt

I ❤️ my De Rosa. Never heard or read a negative...

I ❤️ my De Rosa. Never heard or read a negative word about him or his work.
03-26-23, 04:42 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 9,117
Posted By majmt

Kathy and I are in but still digging out after...

Kathy and I are in but still digging out after getting slammed with a couple of feet of snow yesterday. Hopefully it’ll melt by July so we can can get a few rides in before Cino.

Looking out back...
03-05-23, 07:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 270
Posted By majmt

Martano wheel build for early CA Masi GC

A few years ago, I came into possession of a very nice and barely-ridden Masi GC complete with (what I believe are) the original Martano/Clement/NR wheels. The tires still held air and stuck well to...
01-23-23, 05:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,509
Posted By majmt

:thumb: These are 28mm ...

:thumb: These are 28mm

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01-19-23, 08:36 PM
01-19-23, 08:23 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,408
Posted By majmt

Is it too soon to re-post photos of our bikes?...

Is it too soon to re-post photos of our bikes? :foo:
01-09-23, 02:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,134
Posted By majmt

I think, within C&V, it is used to convey the...

I think, within C&V, it is used to convey the nervous apprehension one feels when another member says something like "Here, hold my beer while I test out these wooden rims on this downhill single...
01-09-23, 09:08 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,138
Posted By majmt

Before doing any irreversible mods to what look...

Before doing any irreversible mods to what look like expensive shoes, consider taking a razor or sharp knife to the orange polyurethane lugs and siping them.
01-08-23, 05:26 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,966
Posted By majmt

There's no denying the beauty of the classic...

There's no denying the beauty of the classic groups but could it be that they've just adapted the aesthetics of the modern components to blend with modern bike frame design and materials?
01-01-23, 04:59 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 46,585
Posted By majmt

This is all I have in white. Barn find (from our...

This is all I have in white. Barn find (from our own barn). Pulled it out after ten years and it cleaned up pretty well.
...
12-30-22, 04:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 335
Posted By majmt

Like the Marmoleum. :thumb:

Like the Marmoleum. :thumb:
12-03-22, 05:05 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 6,118
Posted By majmt

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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12-03-22, 03:48 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 6,118
Posted By majmt

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

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1639/d5a82133_49cb_48ee_aa60_1aac6315f1fc_d978fc1274d67e2b78aea24ecff5292630bacff2.jpeg...
11-29-22, 11:31 AM
Replies: 1,234
Views: 127,435
Posted By majmt

Just got a very nice freewheel from dukeofearl . ...

Just got a very nice freewheel from dukeofearl . Looks like the package went through the USPS torture chamber but the part arrived in good shape thanks to a great packing job. :thumb:
11-24-22, 11:00 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,321
Posted By majmt

Sharp eyes. 👍 The bike is actually a 25th...

Sharp eyes. 👍

The bike is actually a 25th Anniversary Stumpjumper Classic. They reissued 250 of them in 2007. The Tange frame and even the tires were produced as they were in 1982 from the...
11-10-22, 07:08 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 7,651
Posted By majmt

Another advantage of the dimpling is reduction of...

Another advantage of the dimpling is reduction of aerodynamic drag - just like a golf ball. :)

https://youtu.be/fcjaxC-e8oY
10-15-22, 12:00 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 7,335
Posted By majmt

Both versions are very nice ...

Both versions are very nice

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I would really...
10-02-22, 12:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 761
Posted By majmt

I’d like to buy those, if they’re still...

I’d like to buy those, if they’re still available. Sending PM.
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