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08-14-20, 11:55 AM
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Posted By MaxDB

Hi guys! After some time here's an update on...

Hi guys!

After some time here's an update on the bike.

It's actually completely finished as we speak. The Campa Record hubs are polished, new chain, new white bartape with nice gel pads...
08-10-20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,042
Posted By MaxDB

Thanks for the answers guys. Yes indeed optical...

Thanks for the answers guys. Yes indeed optical illusion. See pics below. I'll try to clean the other Maillards asap but I'm working on girlfriends bike for the moment so might not be this week.
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08-10-20, 06:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,042
Posted By MaxDB

You are totally correct! I was mistaking with an...

You are totally correct! I was mistaking with an old suntour freewheel I removed before, this one is Maillard.

I have 2 other Maillards laying around but need to clean them before trying.

See...
07-10-20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,769
Posted By MaxDB

Hi guys, hope everyone is doing fine and riding...

Hi guys, hope everyone is doing fine and riding bikes...

Again I've spent a lot of time working on the bike, had to replace an axle on the maillard rear hub of the Mavic GP4 rims, apparently...
07-03-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,769
Posted By MaxDB

Quick update! In the meantime I've resprayed...

Quick update!

In the meantime I've resprayed the bottomtube, I'll see how the rest of the paint holds up when in use, might do a full respray next year, kind of depends on usage of the bike etc......
06-20-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,769
Posted By MaxDB

Thank you! I didn't tear them apart, but...

Thank you!

I didn't tear them apart, but it's def an option. I have one more rim to do from another set and I'll upload a step by step if interested.

Tomorrow I'll paint the bottomtube again...
06-18-20, 07:01 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,769
Posted By MaxDB

Wheels: Since front (GP4 dark grey) and rear...

Wheels:

Since front (GP4 dark grey) and rear wheel (Mavic unknown silver) were different I started searching for a matching set.

I found a set of GP4's for $45 in need of some TLC.
Eyelets...
06-17-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,769
Posted By MaxDB

I understand the confusion, cheers One...

I understand the confusion, cheers


One more top tip: make absolutely sure you have sanded off every last tiny spot of anodisation. I had to start some parts all over again (stem even twice all...
06-17-20, 02:59 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,769
Posted By MaxDB

I'm confused, my bike will have the original...

I'm confused, my bike will have the original Campa shifters that were on the bike



Thanks! I've already put a crazy amount of time in, already to the point that I though "What did I start" 😂
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06-13-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,769
Posted By MaxDB

Next was the crankset and brakes ...

Next was the crankset and brakes

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06-13-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,769
Posted By MaxDB

That's a very good tip thank you! I already found...

That's a very good tip thank you! I already found the bars to be a bit awkward on that test drive, but I thought it was the bad placement of the levers that caused it. I might give it a try first and...
06-13-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,769
Posted By MaxDB

Started with removing all the rust from every...

Started with removing all the rust from every part, incl all the bolts and nuts but more on that later....
06-13-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,769
Posted By MaxDB

Grandpa's 1980's Vitus 788 steel road bike

Hi all!

I'd like to share my vintage road bike restauration here, it's a 1980's Fangio with Vitus 788 steel that I got from my grandpa.

It came with Campa Nuovo Record front/rear derailleur and...
Replies: 41
Views: 2,692
Posted By MaxDB

Incredible what people throw away in dumpsters 😂 ...

Incredible what people throw away in dumpsters 😂
Nice colour as well, and all the alu seems to be corrosion free as well so not too much work on it except degreasing drivetrain, regreasing bearings...
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