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02-24-22, 11:42 PM
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Posted By Straightblock

This road was marked "private" for years, but...

This road was marked "private" for years, but about 2 years ago I noticed the sign was gone. It gives me a variation on a route I've ridden a thousand times, and instead of another mile on the bike...
02-24-22, 04:00 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,812
Posted By merziac

H**Y CRAP!!!! :troll: :wtf:Can't imagine...

H**Y CRAP!!!! :troll:

:wtf:Can't imagine many here with more credibility or genuine concern for the greater good.

Please keep up the good work Randy, its all good.
02-24-22, 03:57 PM
Replies: 2,327
Views: 964,294
Posted By scozim

Finally done - the last of the estate bikes I...

Finally done - the last of the estate bikes I picked up last spring. 8 spd Campagnolo drivetrain with Martano tubular rims and Continental Sprinter Gatorskin tires. Weight came in at 20.1 lbs. And...
02-24-22, 12:56 PM
Replies: 19,846
Views: 2,488,767
Posted By gaucho777

I am visiting family in the Agoura/Thousand Oaks...

I am visiting family in the Agoura/Thousand Oaks area north of L.A. I went out this morning for one of my favorite local rides up the "Rock Store climb" on Mulholland. The Rock Store is a popular...
02-24-22, 08:10 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,812
Posted By randyjawa

jonwvara... Thanks for your support. I did,...

jonwvara...

Thanks for your support. I did, however, learn something from the personal and public attack. I now know what "click bait" is and I, too, really dislike it. I hope that I can...
02-24-22, 06:30 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,812
Posted By jonwvara

Randy, you're fine! You've been a great...

Randy, you're fine! You've been a great contributor to this forum and I always enjoy reading your posts.
02-23-22, 08:27 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 130,630
Posted By mattface

It's roughly assembled into an almost rideable...

It's roughly assembled into an almost rideable bike. I just need one brake lever clamp, cable housing, and dry roads. I think the chainline might need a little adjustment, and the dropouts need...
02-22-22, 08:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 503
Posted By ejw

The Thrift Store Italian Pt3 Finito

Found in a Thrift Store for $125. Never heard of a Fiorelli, but I recognized the campy components, all indications were the components were original to the bike. Forum members helped narrow the age...
02-21-22, 06:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 660
Posted By dedhed

If it has steel rims go alloy.

If it has steel rims go alloy.
02-21-22, 06:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 660
Posted By Narhay

If the rims and spokes are in good shape then...

If the rims and spokes are in good shape then they'll likely just need a good cleaning, truing and new balls and grease in the hubs. If there is damage or rust then that is another consideration.
02-21-22, 05:07 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,501
Posted By Mr. 66

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Any reason to picture the Guerciotti
02-21-22, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 409
Posted By John E

I enjoyed the brief account of Hetchins. A local...

I enjoyed the brief account of Hetchins. A local chap here in San Diego County (Fallbrook) had retired from the Hetchins factory and maintained a "Hetchins Heaven" collection of two dozen specimens...
02-21-22, 04:28 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,501
Posted By CV-6

Same situation. Just back from a ride on the 753...

Same situation. Just back from a ride on the 753 Lejeune riding on FMBs. Fairly nice here today although 20+ MPH winds. Storms tomorrow. NFW am I going out tomorrow. Obligatory pic of bike.
...
02-21-22, 04:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 789
Posted By verktyg

Bike has a kludge of components and what looks...

Bike has a kludge of components and what looks like a custom (amateur) built frame - fork rake, fork and stay pointed ends, BB cable guide and so on do not appear to be production model features.....
02-21-22, 04:00 PM
Replies: 19,846
Views: 2,488,767
Posted By Steel1

Glendora Mountain Road on this Carrera. It was...

Glendora Mountain Road on this Carrera. It was glorious, albeit a bit chilly. Met a very nice person riding a late 70ís Bruce Gordon. Beautiful lug work.
...
02-21-22, 02:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 409
Posted By repechage

A map of builders of the UK as was recently...

A map of builders of the UK as was recently produced about Northern Italy would be interesting.
02-21-22, 02:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 789
Posted By repechage

With the internal spigot crown and holes through...

With the internal spigot crown and holes through the blades at the top, the fork speaks Zeus to me.
when a frame is so unfortunately refinished, powdercoated? Things get lost.
and forks can move...
02-21-22, 02:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 789
Posted By juvela

----- chainset appears it may be Sugino...

-----

chainset appears it may be Sugino Mighty while bottom bracket assembly is something else

the flats on the fixed cup are suggestive of metric or CH threading

the knurling pattern on the...
02-21-22, 02:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 409
Posted By Drillium Dude

Nice to see Condor in that lineup. Used to hang...

Nice to see Condor in that lineup. Used to hang out at the shop all through my two years duty in London, and chatted with Monty (who was pretty much retired, but still building wheels for the fun of...
02-21-22, 01:52 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,374
Posted By ACH57

Last night we scoured through our parts bin,...

Last night we scoured through our parts bin, stole parts from three different bikes, ran mismatched tires, and my wife installed used and smelly bar tape for me to be able to ride this morning before...
02-21-22, 08:32 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,891
Posted By Doug Fattic

The process to begin the restoration on this...

The process to begin the restoration on this Superior has begun. Yesterday I brazed on new cable stops to replace the damaged old ones. They look almost identical but the new ones are slightly bigger...
02-20-22, 07:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,374
Posted By rccardr

Nice. Best of the overseas PDG paint jobs I...

Nice. Best of the overseas PDG paint jobs I think. And actually that series of 105 is basically 600 tricolor with a different finish- same performance, same long user life, same great shifting....
02-20-22, 05:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,374
Posted By repechage

And no splatter paint...

And no splatter paint...
02-20-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,374
Posted By motochick

NOS Paramount find!

Yesterday, I drove two hours each way to buy my husband a 1985 Centurion Elite RS (because it has nearly the same paint job as my '86 Ironman, matching bikes are cool) but I somehow ended up with two...
02-19-22, 10:54 PM
Replies: 19,846
Views: 2,488,767
Posted By Drillium Dude

Been laid low since Thursday after getting my...

Been laid low since Thursday after getting my Moderna #2. Although my left shoulder still aches (what do they put in that shot?!), I felt good enough today to put another 60+ miles on my repaired...
02-19-22, 02:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 315
Posted By philbob57

Timed that almost right, for once

My usual timing is to find or remember I need something just after a big sale....

I've been using a Racermate II since 1984. I went to a triple crank last year, and it's been difficult keeping the...
02-18-22, 07:43 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,891
Posted By Doug Fattic

First of all many thanks to those contributing to...

First of all many thanks to those contributing to this subject thread identifying my frame as a 1076/78 Superior. I was looking at the wrong years and didn't realize Schwinn made a fillet brazed...
02-18-22, 07:35 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,447
Posted By John E

Three observations, John. First, As someone...

Three observations, John.

First, As someone who as been there ... done that, I offer sincere condolences on the loss of your father at age 81 (mine died at 82 after a 7-month bout of pancreatic...
02-17-22, 10:12 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,239
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...there's been a PX-10 in excellent shape,...

.
...there's been a PX-10 in excellent shape, on the Bay Area Craigslist at $1,295 (https://sfbay.craigslist.org/nby/bik/d/santa-rosa-59cm-peugeot-px10-vintage/7440869870.html) for most of the...
02-17-22, 10:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 736
Posted By xiaoman1

^^^^^^ Scratches are too deep and getting them...

^^^^^^ Scratches are too deep and getting them all the way out will change the dia. of the post, so stay above your insertion line, otherwise you will need to use a shim.
Best, Ben
02-17-22, 09:25 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,239
Posted By verktyg

Ocker Kludge ;-)

nfoard1@gmail.c Is that $990 in OZ Dollars or US Dollars?

I've only seen this style lug on a 1975 PV-10E. Not sure who made them? These were top of the line team bikes.
...
02-17-22, 09:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 736
Posted By repechage

and not beyond the exposed portion to remove...

and not beyond the exposed portion
to remove those scratches it will probably decrease .1-.2mm
02-17-22, 08:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 736
Posted By Kabuki12

After sanding the scratches out, the alloy should...

After sanding the scratches out, the alloy should be media blasted(usually talc) and then clear anodized. That will give the alloy a satin silver finish like some Campagnolo brakes when they are new....
02-17-22, 07:59 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,558
Posted By BFisher

Can we not? Please? Not here.

Can we not? Please? Not here.
02-17-22, 07:57 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,239
Posted By randyjawa

This early seventies PX10, that I had years ago,...

This early seventies PX10, that I had years ago, is exactly as it rolled off of the assembly line (for lack of a better word). I bought it from a fellow who lived in Alaska. The stickers were all...
02-17-22, 07:28 PM
Replies: 19,846
Views: 2,488,767
Posted By Straightblock

Almond blossoms in Madera County. ...

Almond blossoms in Madera County.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51888133906_491fec990c_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2n4bfso)
02-17-22, 11:15 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,891
Posted By repechage

Sports Tourer I think. Need to double check the...

Sports Tourer I think. Need to double check the lack of the kickstand barrel...
Above the Super Sports, which while similar had the one piece crank.
Kind of the inverse of how I would name them.
02-17-22, 07:40 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 130,630
Posted By mattface

My Dad's old Holdsworth professional build is...

My Dad's old Holdsworth professional build is coming together. I've come around to building it more or less period correct with higher-end parts. Totally correct would be pearl white paint, and early...
02-16-22, 07:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 463
Posted By dedhed

Lots of threads on "frame saver" options and...

Lots of threads on "frame saver" options and application
...
02-16-22, 07:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 463
Posted By nomadmax

Fluid Film once a year. Also gives you chance to...

Fluid Film once a year. Also gives you chance to lube the stem and seat post.
02-15-22, 06:57 PM
Replies: 5,664
Views: 634,759
Posted By Drillium Dude

Broke this during a ride a couple days ago: ...

Broke this during a ride a couple days ago:

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x860/image_1f8249d53ab2891749c6073d5a2f016d344bc4ed.png
...
02-15-22, 06:25 PM
Replies: 19,846
Views: 2,488,767
Posted By Drillium Dude

60 miles of test riding after repairing my...

60 miles of test riding after repairing my saddle; all good!

First, I rode out to the scene of the crime via the New River Trail:
...
02-15-22, 06:13 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,702
Posted By Drillium Dude

60 miles worth of test riding over all sorts of...

60 miles worth of test riding over all sorts of surfaces has me convinced: the fix is in :)
...
02-15-22, 03:03 PM
Replies: 5,664
Views: 634,759
Posted By styggno1

Finished the De Rosa today. Significant weight...

Finished the De Rosa today. Significant weight reduction (not that it matters as I am the limiting factor...)

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51884338849_1bb8f34dd1_k.jpg

The before weight...
02-15-22, 02:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,291
Posted By Wildwood

Actually, after watching to the end and...

Actually,
after watching to the end
and listening to (the whining about)
how hard these old bikes are to ride =

....the mods should re-name this Forum (C&V) as The Hardmen* Forum.

Respect...
02-15-22, 12:14 PM
Replies: 1,320
Views: 386,219
Posted By daverup

Here is my 87 Black Lightning, just finished up...

Here is my 87 Black Lightning, just finished up rehab,

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1429/pxl_20220215_174742514a_3a514bb40774aeb34d1be4f8f39357383c1d6155.jpg...
02-15-22, 11:41 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,059
Posted By 3alarmer

...you might know this already, but make sure...

...you might know this already, but make sure when you do your final assembly that you highly torque the drive side cup.
I use blue Loctite on them as well, but I'm one of those belt and...
02-15-22, 10:16 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,204
Posted By DMC707

1990 Quantum -- Bought it for the color and...

1990 Quantum -- Bought it for the color and admittedly dont have more than 5 miles on it yet. I'm too spoiled by brifters and am waffling on whether to pay the tariff for nice Dura Ace...
02-14-22, 09:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 284
Posted By SpeedofLite

Frames and Framebuilding (1985) Ben Serotta

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...
02-14-22, 07:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,003
Posted By BFisher

Here's one. Truvativ Adapter...

Here's one.
Truvativ Adapter (https://www.universalcycles.com/shopping/product_details.php?id=22473&attribute=51745)
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