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04-23-21, 04:27 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 23,894
Posted By canyoneagle

Iíve recently gotten myself into the Hollywood...

Iíve recently gotten myself into the Hollywood memorabilia auction scene, which is its own rabbit hole.
Iím trying to purchase items on auction and then flip them on eBay, we will see how that goes....
04-18-21, 10:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,341
Posted By canyoneagle

Bump. Awesome frameset - this needs to get...

Bump.
Awesome frameset - this needs to get built and enjoyed.
04-16-21, 08:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 972
Posted By canyoneagle

Sold

The stem has sold.
04-11-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,491
Posted By canyoneagle

Just arrived from the old country: Any tips...

Just arrived from the old country:

Any tips on restoring these? Oxalic acid bath, perhaps, followed by 0000 steel wool?
...
04-11-21, 02:19 PM
Replies: 7,197
Views: 697,848
Posted By canyoneagle

$100 worth of tin ...

$100 worth of tin


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04-09-21, 05:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 972
Posted By canyoneagle

you are absolutely correct. 90mm c-c I...

you are absolutely correct.

90mm c-c

I had assumed that the 875 was an actual spec measurement for a nominal 90mm stem, so went with that (incorrectly).

Post has been corrected. Thanks for...
04-05-21, 09:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 972
Posted By canyoneagle

New Rivendell/Nitto Lugged Quill Stem - 90mm

SOLDóóóóóóóóóó


Brand new, never used lugged cro-mo Nitto stem from Rivendell in 90mm length.
Minimum insertion to cl of bar approx 110mm, so this allows for much flexibility with bar height.
...
04-05-21, 08:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 257
Posted By canyoneagle

NOS Regina BX 5sp 14-24 Freewheel (2available)

I have just imported two NOS Regina BX freewheels from Torino, and will not be needing them.

These are the 5sp 14-24T version, in unpackaged NOS condition.
Perfect addition to your classic or...
03-29-21, 02:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,341
Posted By canyoneagle

Wow!!! Thanks for posting that article, Steve! ...

Wow!!! Thanks for posting that article, Steve!

Totally on point. 😎
03-29-21, 12:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,505
Posted By canyoneagle

Given your goals, it sounds like you are more...

Given your goals, it sounds like you are more oriented to "bicycle touring" (road and some gravel) than "Bikepacking" (typically more rough / singletrack / backcountry type riding). Maybe I'm...
03-26-21, 03:33 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,491
Posted By canyoneagle

yes. I imagine the braking to be aspirational at...

yes. I imagine the braking to be aspirational at best.
I have read that the 51ís are prone to cracking on the arms, so the CX model is on my list of potential upgrades.

Crankset bolt update....
03-26-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,341
Posted By canyoneagle

Update - this one's back on the market after my...

Update - this one's back on the market after my buyer find it didn't fit his needs.

Price dropped for BF - $600 plus shipping
03-25-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,491
Posted By canyoneagle

Is there a recommended source (besides a...

Is there a recommended source (besides a well-equipped hardware store) for the chainring bolts? As you can see, several of the ones on this crankset have seen better days, and one of the heads broke...
03-23-21, 09:00 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,491
Posted By canyoneagle

Crankset rebuilt

Just finished rebuilding/refurbishing the crankset.

Simplex is the only marking I see, so not sure about Magistroni.

...
03-23-21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,491
Posted By canyoneagle

Thanks for the lead on the plugs - Seller...

Thanks for the lead on the plugs - Seller accepted my offer and they are on the way. I'll sell the single NOS one that I have on hand.

Thanks everyone for the ongoing input and advice - very much...
03-19-21, 09:48 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,491
Posted By canyoneagle

Cleaning in progress... Really beautiful...

Cleaning in progress...

Really beautiful frame.

refurbished rear screws back in place, mild wire brush/000 steel wool plus discretionary focused cleaning...

...
03-17-21, 12:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,775
Posted By canyoneagle

Velo Orange has some, but if the money side isn't...

Velo Orange has some, but if the money side isn't an issue, there's always Rene Herse

https://www.renehersecycles.com/shop/components/cranks/rh-double-crank/
03-17-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 8,020
Views: 2,518,666
Posted By canyoneagle

Thanks! I am methodical with my builds. I find...

Thanks! I am methodical with my builds.
I find the Selle SMP saddles to be quite comfortable, and very effective for avoiding numbness in the privates. I'm quite susceptible to that, and very few...
03-16-21, 02:50 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,491
Posted By canyoneagle

Thank you!

Thank you!
03-16-21, 02:16 PM
Replies: 8,020
Views: 2,518,666
Posted By canyoneagle

Yup!!!!!! I think I've found the sweet spot...

Yup!!!!!!
I think I've found the sweet spot with my current bike - a 58cm Merckx Corsa-01 with Record 9sp - keeps with the current thread. I'll include a pic of my old Tommasini (56-57 cm) that did...
03-16-21, 01:50 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 11,399
Posted By canyoneagle

I'm keeping this as a potential long shot. I've...

I'm keeping this as a potential long shot. I've already committed some time off to other things between now and then, but I know I will want to get out and stretch my legs with my Frejus....
...
03-16-21, 01:48 PM
Replies: 20,450
Views: 3,517,510
Posted By canyoneagle

I had no idea that Peugeot and Hetchins...

I had no idea that Peugeot and Hetchins collaborated on anything ;)
03-16-21, 01:44 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,491
Posted By canyoneagle

Yup! I've drilled the threaded portion to get...

Yup!
I've drilled the threaded portion to get it out of the way, and am soaking the pin. I've sent an e-mail to Bikesmith Design to get replacement cotters and a press. The vintage Park presses...
03-16-21, 01:37 PM
Replies: 8,020
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Posted By canyoneagle

Yup!!!!! I've had my fair share of "frame's too...

Yup!!!!!
I've had my fair share of "frame's too small for you" comments based on seat tube, but the fit that works for me trumps any perspectives otherwise.
Your bike is stunning! Ride on!
03-16-21, 11:11 AM
Replies: 8,020
Views: 2,518,666
Posted By canyoneagle

Beautiful bike! Looks like you and I are...

Beautiful bike!

Looks like you and I are built 100% opposite. I'm long legged and short-torsoed - I need a short top tube with a long seat tube. It appears you have a similar (but opposite)...
03-15-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 262
Posted By canyoneagle

If it were me I'd fully rebuild both wheels. ...

If it were me I'd fully rebuild both wheels. Pull a drive side and non-drive side spoke from the rear to verify measurement (in mm), same with front (both should be equal up there). Large gauge...
03-14-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 506
Posted By canyoneagle

Wow! Amazing that you still have the receipt. ...

Wow! Amazing that you still have the receipt.

Inconceivable to me - Iíve moved so many times since graduating college in the 80ís (something like 30 moves - 4 countries and 10-12 states) that...
03-14-21, 10:17 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,491
Posted By canyoneagle

merziac youíre not joking. That pin ainít...

merziac youíre not joking. That pin ainít moving.

I was able to remove the NDS BB cup, so the spindle/crank are out.

Taking my time on this one....
03-13-21, 10:09 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,491
Posted By canyoneagle

Drive side BB looks good. still trying to get...

Drive side BB looks good.
still trying to get the NDS cotter out....

...
03-13-21, 08:45 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,491
Posted By canyoneagle

Rear dropout alignment is good ...

Rear dropout alignment is good


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There is a...
03-13-21, 01:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 357
Posted By canyoneagle

Gorgeous! Rare find, indeed. Iíd level the...

Gorgeous!
Rare find, indeed.

Iíd level the saddle properly if it were mine, but thatís a minor niggle.
03-12-21, 08:27 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,491
Posted By canyoneagle

Great recommendations! Thank you.

Great recommendations! Thank you.
03-11-21, 09:42 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,491
Posted By canyoneagle

Iíd like to replace the cotter pins. any...

Iíd like to replace the cotter pins.
any thoughts on sources?
03-11-21, 08:21 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,491
Posted By canyoneagle

46/51 chainrings ...

46/51 chainrings


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03-11-21, 07:54 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,491
Posted By canyoneagle

😎 doing what I can. currently working...

😎

doing what I can.

currently working on removing the crank to assess the BB.

cotter ready. Just need to set a base to avoid stress on the frame.

...
03-11-21, 07:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 485
Posted By canyoneagle

I canít even imagine the scale of the truing...

I canít even imagine the scale of the truing stand needed.....
03-11-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,491
Posted By canyoneagle

Ready for action ...

Ready for action


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03-11-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,491
Posted By canyoneagle

RD time.... soaking pulleys. ...

RD time....

soaking pulleys.


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03-11-21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,491
Posted By canyoneagle

Looks like basic refurbishment is sufficient ...

Looks like basic refurbishment is sufficient


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03-11-21, 06:15 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,491
Posted By canyoneagle

Any tips/tricks/pitfalls to share before I break...

Any tips/tricks/pitfalls to share before I break this matchbox apart?

...
03-11-21, 06:08 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,491
Posted By canyoneagle

Rebuilt. Fresh grease (Phil Wood, of course). ...

Rebuilt. Fresh grease (Phil Wood, of course). Smooth.

...
03-11-21, 05:53 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,491
Posted By canyoneagle

Cleaning... ...

Cleaning...


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03-11-21, 04:03 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,491
Posted By canyoneagle

Stem arrived today ...

Stem arrived today


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03-11-21, 02:27 PM
Replies: 63,060
Views: 9,617,293
Posted By canyoneagle

Someone get this! Seattle area. Solid deal IMO ...

Someone get this! Seattle area. Solid deal IMO

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Tommasini-Super-Prestige-w-Campagnolo-group-Delta-Brakes/174600764763?hash=item28a7043d5b:g:F2YAAOSw6DFfrd0x
...
03-10-21, 10:59 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,491
Posted By canyoneagle

Photos as shipped

Here are some baseline shots of the frameset as received. Overall, it looks like it is in great condition.
the seat tube looks like it has a greasy/dirty coating for most of its length - way better...
03-10-21, 10:30 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 23,894
Posted By canyoneagle

my C30 had the 6sp manual. As fun as it was,...

my C30 had the 6sp manual.

As fun as it was, the FWD platform was a detriment, IMO. Some on the C30Crew forums have found an AWD swap (from some S40 models).

If I were to do it again, I think...
03-10-21, 10:13 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 23,894
Posted By canyoneagle

for sure. Iíve seen some pretty cool resto mods...

for sure. Iíve seen some pretty cool resto mods on these.
Iím quite happy with mine - itís a 1970
1800E, the first year with fuel injection and 130hp, which is surprisingly fun. Mineís up to date...
03-10-21, 09:54 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 23,894
Posted By canyoneagle

Nice choice! Whatever you do, DONíT visit...

Nice choice!

Whatever you do, DONíT visit the Elevate website or other Volvo tuning sources.
There is a rabbit hole of performance upgrades for the whiteblocks, guaranteed to cost thousands.
...
03-10-21, 09:43 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 23,894
Posted By canyoneagle

Nope, but it is my 7th Volvo of various flavors...

Nope, but it is my 7th Volvo of various flavors through the years. I really like it, but Iíve learned that I would prefer to ride my bicycles and hike than do the classic car thing.
So, Iím selling...
03-10-21, 09:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,969
Posted By canyoneagle

What a wonderful undertaking. I look forward to...

What a wonderful undertaking. I look forward to seeing your progress. 😎
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