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11-28-23, 10:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 984
Posted By Portlandjim

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11-27-23, 07:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 984
Posted By repechage

Eddy raced the 1976 Montreal Worlds with a 54/44...

Eddy raced the 1976 Montreal Worlds with a 54/44 and 13-19 six speed in back.
Power.

when I began racing in the under 18 year old classes, not allowed to race by blocking off cogs or chainrings....
11-27-23, 06:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 984
Posted By cegerer

I noticed that but had no idea what it was. I...

I noticed that but had no idea what it was. I thought I knew a little bit about vintage Campagnolo ;) Thanks for the education!
11-27-23, 05:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 984
Posted By Aardwolf

I bought a new 1982 Holdsworth Avanti in 1983 and...

I bought a new 1982 Holdsworth Avanti in 1983 and rode round London for 10 years on a Regina Corsa 14-19 with 52/42 on the front.
Back then I was mid-late 20s and that was easy.

Got a new 1982...
11-26-23, 05:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 984
Posted By noglider

Long ago, I installed a 14-18 freewheel on my...

Long ago, I installed a 14-18 freewheel on my bike and climbed the big hill near me. I made it up without stopping, but it was so un-fun that I took it off and never used it again.
11-26-23, 03:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 984
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Just built this cob this afternoon. ...

Just built this cob this afternoon.
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Maybe Mark Cavendish...
11-25-23, 10:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 984
Posted By ThermionicScott

Here's a cruddy (in multiple ways) shot of the...

Here's a cruddy (in multiple ways) shot of the 13-21 cassette on my rando bike:
...
11-25-23, 09:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 984
Posted By plonz

I have one bike using a corn cob and it stays on...

I have one bike using a corn cob and it stays on my Kickr Trainer. '86 Schwinn Super Sport. 6 spd 13-18.

And yes I know the rim label is in the wrong direction. That's why the bike stays on the...
11-25-23, 07:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 984
Posted By El Chaba

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11-25-23, 06:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 984
Posted By mackgoo

14x22 ...

14x22

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Matched with a 54x46 in the front.
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11-25-23, 04:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 984
Posted By gearbasher

14-15-16-17-18-19-20-21-22-23 ...

14-15-16-17-18-19-20-21-22-23
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11-25-23, 04:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 984
Posted By bwilli88

Show your corncobs

I have not seen one for this. Not your normal corncob, 14-25 with a 50x38x28 set of chainrings....
11-24-23, 04:23 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,076
Posted By chain_whipped

Another with the Concor Profil. Give or take,...

Another with the Concor Profil. Give or take, mostly about style and less about enhanced aerodynamics. Adds weight, too. Like the ducktail, it robs HP and lowers top end, that's why the subsequent...
11-22-23, 07:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,404
Posted By asabbah

I used to own this exact bicycle. I sold it to...

I used to own this exact bicycle. I sold it to the shop you bought it from. I had to remake the decals from photos and redo the pantographing infill. The unicanitor saddle alone was going for like...
11-21-23, 06:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,014
Posted By JRD

My current project just finished in the chrome...

My current project just finished in the chrome shop and will be powder coated close black with silver decals and then clear coated! I am doing a Neo Retro Build.
...
11-20-23, 09:37 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,076
Posted By styggno1

I am not a big fan of white saddles or bar tape....

I am not a big fan of white saddles or bar tape. But at some point I had to start using up the parts gathered...

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...
09-01-23, 02:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 498
Posted By jamesdak

Colnago Master Extra Light- Classic but not Vintage but dang sweet!

This popped up on another forum and I was one of several to express interest. Told the seller to make sure no one else wanted it before I paid. Anyway, it wound up with me and came in a couple of...
04-23-23, 01:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,916
Posted By Lattz

Hi Gary Fountain oddly I came to write the same,...

Hi Gary Fountain oddly I came to write the same, that it can also be a Super Sprint, after I was searching for something else and bumped into photos of Sprints. Totally forgot about their existence,...
04-18-23, 02:58 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,940
Posted By seagrade

According to my opinion any comparison of frames...

According to my opinion any comparison of frames starts with the same set of wheels and tyres, and matching saddle setback and reach to handlebars, and any assessment of a classic/vintage used...
04-18-23, 01:51 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,940
Posted By tendency

100% agree. I think many of the 1980s japanese...

100% agree. I think many of the 1980s japanese bikes ride better than the italians - it's just the italians have the 'mystique' factor. my all time favorite steel bike is a 1986 nishiki team issue -...
04-18-23, 10:47 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,940
Posted By PTL011

I don't know if there's a vintage bike fitter...

I don't know if there's a vintage bike fitter around me. I haven't found one yet.

The Colnago pic up top was from the original seller. I fixed the saddle already, will take some pictures later of...
04-18-23, 10:16 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,940
Posted By 3alarmer

...French metric tubing does seem to produce a...

...French metric tubing does seem to produce a bicycle frame that feels and handles quite differently than the tubing diameters the Italians were using. Add to that some of the other differences in...
04-18-23, 09:37 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,940
Posted By repechage

I have had a number of unsolicited comments of...

I have had a number of unsolicited comments of admiration about one of my Colnagos while at a coffee house.

for applause while out on the road, the Bertin C-37 wins, must be the black and chrome.
04-18-23, 09:33 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,940
Posted By Kabuki12

I enjoy all my bikes and some are iconic , some...

I enjoy all my bikes and some are iconic , some maybe not . The Competition GS I have is , as was stated , quick and tight . They all get comments from time to time " I had one of those in...
04-18-23, 07:51 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,940
Posted By OldsCOOL

Very cool Colnago, love that blue with chrome. I...

Very cool Colnago, love that blue with chrome. I have restored and enjoyed a Ď77 Super going on 9 seasons. The cool factor does it for me. It is a crowd pleaser and also garners the haters out in...
04-18-23, 03:03 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,940
Posted By daviddavieboy

I have five rideable bikes now and for some...

I have five rideable bikes now and for some reason my Moser is the only one that makes me smile. It is not the most comfortable, fastest or most robust but has the "it" factor for me. Possibly...
04-17-23, 01:15 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,940
Posted By 75lechamp

I like the stable yet spirited ride on my '81...

I like the stable yet spirited ride on my '81 Super.... plus I agree, the color is iconic for Colnago, that blue is really something, here's mine, with Cobalto brakes and Mavic SSC bleu rims....

...
04-17-23, 02:00 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,940
Posted By Bianchigirll

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03-24-23, 07:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,260
Posted By Chombi1

The bellcrank mechanism inside the caliper case...

The bellcrank mechanism inside the caliper case is simpler in the Weinman Deltas compared to even the 1st gen Deltas from Campy. The finish on the aluminum parts isn't as nice either. It also does...
02-06-23, 05:44 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,065
Posted By TiHabanero

Problem letting go

Started this weekend emptying out my workshop. Plan was to set aside things worth selling or passing on to someone that can appreciate the old stuff. I threw stuff out, old catalogs and such. Then a...
11-26-22, 09:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,898
Posted By nenad

Hi Gary, yes, I will. I've started the...

Hi Gary,

yes, I will. I've started the assembly and I'll post some pictures in the next couple of weeks. Bad weather has closed in on us, we're done with cycling season for now so it's time to...
10-09-22, 04:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,898
Posted By nenad

Oh man, what a collection. I wonder how the ALU...

Oh man, what a collection. I wonder how the ALU frame rides compared to others. Also, among those, is there a favorite you have?

Let me tell you, consensus online is that steel bikes that are...
10-06-22, 04:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,898
Posted By nenad

Well, you beat a friend of mine who, if I recall...

Well, you beat a friend of mine who, if I recall correctly, has 6 Colnagos :)

On the process of research, I also wish to thank you for going for a ride with me. The research was lots of fun and I...
10-05-22, 07:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,898
Posted By nenad

What a wonderful bike, no wonder people go crazy...

What a wonderful bike, no wonder people go crazy about Colnagos and Campagnolo equipment.

Well, here's Colnago catalog from 1989:...
10-04-22, 12:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,142
Posted By Robvolz

This is it....I'm in LOVE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DRWJTQRmTwk

everything about this!!
10-04-22, 10:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,898
Posted By nenad

Let me share with you info on Super Sprint model...

Let me share with you info on Super Sprint model and then we'll discuss it further.

Super Sprint supersedes International. It is an entry model. It has unique seatstay ends that curve inwards (I...
Replies: 28
Views: 1,003
Posted By CliffordK

About 3 or 4 inches would be my minimum, and with...

About 3 or 4 inches would be my minimum, and with the seat up that high, I'd be more happy with about 6 inches.

I don't see a line, but many of the aero seatposts aren't very tall, leading to the...
09-19-22, 12:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,429
Posted By Repack Rider

Bump to update. I turned the Colnago over to...

Bump to update.

I turned the Colnago over to my ace mechanic, Josh Orlando, and spent more on the restoration than it cost new. Replaced the bent handlebars.

...
09-02-22, 11:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 852
Posted By rjhammett

Shoe Goo works for repairing hoods. It comes in...

Shoe Goo works for repairing hoods. It comes in black and clear.
08-23-22, 02:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 870
Posted By merziac

Sometimes you just can't argue with Koolaid and...

Sometimes you just can't argue with Koolaid and perceptions. ;)
08-22-22, 02:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 870
Posted By merziac

Really a shame when a fantastic looking and...

Really a shame when a fantastic looking and supposedly riding bike fails to deliver.

Doubt it would have suffered that fate with me, would have been the other way around, it would have found me...
08-19-22, 06:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,224
Posted By Peroni

It was delivered yesterday, and was packaged...

It was delivered yesterday, and was packaged well. no shipping damage.
And it is a bit smaller than 58cm, about 57cm seat tube, I need to measure the top tube carefully to see if it's also 57cm.
...
08-16-22, 09:32 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,067
Posted By merziac

Nah, Gary just shifted gears to the saddle, any...

Nah, Gary just shifted gears to the saddle, any time you start talking about Cinelli, its going to veer off to any and all things by the time we get rolling and it all runs its course. :twitchy:
08-16-22, 09:20 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,067
Posted By Robvolz

wait, what? I was asking about stem logo choices....

wait, what? I was asking about stem logo choices. Color me confused
08-16-22, 03:09 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,067
Posted By Peroni

I didn't pull and save my own auction photos back...

I didn't pull and save my own auction photos back in March 2021, and have only one picture. It's fairly embarrassing, I'm sure no one can imagine.
...
08-16-22, 01:19 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,067
Posted By Andy_K

What do you mean? Most of us are more than happy...

What do you mean? Most of us are more than happy to share a De Rosa pic with the slightest provocation. For instance....

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08-15-22, 07:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,103
Posted By Joshgordon27

1999 Colnago Ovalmaster Titanio Lampre team bike - museum quality

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08-14-22, 09:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,725
Posted By Drillium Dude

Bicycle Guide was another mag I perused regularly...

Bicycle Guide was another mag I perused regularly during this time frame, and yes, they did some fantastic reviews - and of course they were more in-depth. I enjoyed them, too, and up until a year or...
07-15-22, 04:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 445
Posted By JohnDThompson

Curved brake bridge and wrap-over seat stay caps...

Curved brake bridge and wrap-over seat stay caps suggest "British" to me.
07-09-22, 02:38 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,777
Posted By smd4

Cinelli Supercorsa

Well, I missed the June/silver bike thread by a few days, but I thought I'd share a few photos of my bike. 1989 Cinelli Supercorsa with full Dura Ace 7400/7700 components. The pedals, seatpost, stem...
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