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Posted By abdon

They seem to be in great shape but money wise...

They seem to be in great shape but money wise they are not worth much at all. But if you have a grocery store or pub nearby they can make for perfect transportation that you won't grief if they get...
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Posted By xiaoman1

The bike looks like it has very few miles on...

The bike looks like it has very few miles on it........Group alone would fetch a pretty penny, I am sorry that I can't help wit the overall pricing., but sure others will chime in.
BTW, a nice...
10-26-23, 04:57 PM
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Posted By Reynolds

I think you can rebuild it. The marks can be...

I think you can rebuild it. The marks can be filed off carefully, as they are in a place that doesn't contact anything; the bearings are the contact surfaces.
As for the spring, you can make one...
10-26-23, 03:53 PM
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Posted By iab

Well, that's unfortunate. What you had there...

Well, that's unfortunate.

What you had there is what I call a wide bore 4-speed freewheel. Quite the rare bird.

Folks around here are familiar with a normal bore freewheel, see first picture...
10-20-23, 07:19 AM
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Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I'm hopeful what I suggested above as a start to...

I'm hopeful what I suggested above as a start to this process will not destroy the freewheel either. I only want the OP to disassemble the freewheel and post pictures of the inner body mounted to...
10-19-23, 05:24 PM
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Posted By SurferRosa

That's a biggun'. They may not make a tool quite...

That's a biggun'. They may not make a tool quite that size.
10-19-23, 03:18 PM
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Posted By 1989Pre

The prongs on mine have a width of 8mm. Sorry I...

The prongs on mine have a width of 8mm. Sorry I couldn't help.
10-19-23, 03:06 PM
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Posted By ascherer

I think I have an old 4-prong tool. Will check...

I think I have an old 4-prong tool. Will check the dimensions much later tonight.
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Posted By SurferRosa

^ Agree with the above. Remove the freewheel and...

^ Agree with the above. Remove the freewheel and dork disc.

6207 hubs aren't super sexy, but they're easy to overhaul, bullet proof, and usually spaced correctly for 6- or 7-speed.

Inspect...
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Posted By rccardr

Those are pretty nice- not too much brake section...

Those are pretty nice- not too much brake section wear, 7207 hubs will last a long time if well maintained.
Tires are pretty much worthless, tho.
Would help if you could say they had been recently...
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Posted By plonz

Wheelsets are tough. I’ve followed a few on eBay...

Wheelsets are tough. I’ve followed a few on eBay recently. As a buyer, getting a vintage set on the doorstep for less than $200 can be a challenge. I imagine trying to sell locally is crapshoot....
09-27-23, 09:45 AM
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Posted By Classtime

As noted, the BB is adjustable for chainline....

As noted, the BB is adjustable for chainline. Also, Phil Wood offers different tapers so perhaps the taper on yours is best suited for the Dura Ace cranks.
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Posted By JulesCW

That's a good versatile road bike that will...

That's a good versatile road bike that will likely accept up to 700 x 35 tires, which makes it more attractive todays than a lot of its contemporaries that are limited to 25c max. You might have luck...
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Posted By jdawginsc

Not an expert on the brakes...but the front...

Not an expert on the brakes...but the front derailleur is SR, levers look like drilled super Record.

I am 80% sure those are SR calipers though.
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Posted By jdawginsc

Thatís a 1985 Basso Gap. Original paint....

Thatís a 1985 Basso Gap. Original paint. Reasonably rare size. Probably will get a bunch more parted out but for someone shorter stature thatís a great frame.

Mavic 550 hubs it looks like with...
09-05-23, 04:48 PM
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Posted By jdawginsc

144, I believe.

144, I believe.
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Posted By SurferRosa

Another reminder that Cane Creek hoods are the...

Another reminder that Cane Creek hoods are the wrong choice. :smh: :wtf:
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Posted By mpetry912

Right. so- called "doppler" shifters, first...

Right. so- called "doppler" shifters, first version.

they shift buttery smooth

/markp
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Posted By Mr. 66

I think this is about $75 as a Craigs listing if...

I think this is about $75 as a Craigs listing if all is well.
08-25-23, 08:00 PM
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Posted By SirMike1983

1941 Schwinn New World Three Speed

Time to downsize again. I'm out of space.

1941 Schwinn New World for sale. Standard-sized men's fillet brazed frame: 21-22 inches on size 26 inch 650 (597mm) wheels. Original dark red paint has...
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Posted By Chombi1

Because of the conventional seatpost clamp it...

Because of the conventional seatpost clamp it has, I suspect it's an early 80's re-branded Vitus 979 frame. Later 979's had the grub screw seatpost clamp that was Vitus' solution for the cracking...
08-18-23, 06:09 AM
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Posted By smontanaro

My faves. I have several sets (four? five?)....

My faves. I have several sets (four? five?). GLWS...
08-17-23, 04:34 PM
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Posted By polymorphself

These are the touring pedals I would want if I...

These are the touring pedals I would want if I were not already using SR SP-11 platforms. Love the black on them.
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Posted By casanewt

That is awesome. I had no clue Raleigh had a...

That is awesome. I had no clue Raleigh had a model like that. Reminds me of the Schwinn King Sting, but with an even cooler frame design. I guess in reality, it is a copy of a Breezer. See the link...
07-05-23, 07:00 AM
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Posted By bikemig

Cool bike with some issues. This will be a fun...

Cool bike with some issues. This will be a fun project for the right person.
07-04-23, 07:01 PM
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Posted By juvela

----- shape of drive side dropout appears to...

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shape of drive side dropout appears to be the same as the Juy model Competition Nr. 934 -
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07-03-23, 12:25 PM
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Posted By kroozer

The cranks are Model 93, basically the direct...

The cranks are Model 93, basically the direct predecessor of the 105. The only difference I know of is that the 93 has straight-edged arms, versus slightly more curvy on the 105.
07-02-23, 03:41 AM
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Posted By oneclick

https://condorino.com/1959-mod-50-el7181/

https://condorino.com/1959-mod-50-el7181/
06-30-23, 09:36 PM
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Posted By RustyJames

Condorino! The seat post binder bolt and the...

Condorino!

The seat post binder bolt and the headset are nice things to have.

If there are any crusty bits off this machine that need a home let me know.
03-31-23, 10:19 PM
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Posted By mountaindave

That appeared to be it.

That appeared to be it.
03-30-23, 09:54 PM
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Posted By mountaindave

+1 There's this 14-28 7-speed cassette...

+1

There's this 14-28 7-speed cassette...
03-19-23, 12:45 PM
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Posted By juvela

----- absence of "corners" suggests a track...

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absence of "corners" suggests a track application although track bends usually exhibit a deeper drop

drops narrower than tops is somewhat unusual

wonder if they are without...
03-10-23, 08:09 AM
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Posted By Kontact

Now we're getting somewhere. When you...

Now we're getting somewhere.

When you replaced the housing, you either had to insert it into the round, free floating ferrule I posted or into the threaded type of ferrule that would have been...
03-09-23, 09:11 PM
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Posted By dddd

Yeah, for the housings, I usually do a "second...

Yeah, for the housings, I usually do a "second cut" off the ends, removing the raised, protruding or intruding half-circle of coil. This in lieu of any actual filing (filing helps further, but if you...
03-09-23, 12:49 AM
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Posted By dddd

The later DiaCompe aero levers used a...

The later DiaCompe aero levers used a stepped/flanged ferrule, which fit tightly into a different shape (cylindrical) recess in the body.

The type2 ferrule setup was superior to type1, because it...
02-19-23, 04:02 PM
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Posted By 79pmooney

Excellent bike. Really, really good canti brakes....

Excellent bike. Really, really good canti brakes. (I had the one size up big sister in gold-brown. Stripped it and refitted it as my next winter/rain city bike.) Went 27,000 miles. The final crash,...
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Posted By plonz

Iíll agree with the comment above. Like the 600...

Iíll agree with the comment above. Like the 600 Arabesque, this is a nice group for the aesthetic it brings to a vintage ride. Neither necessarily know for superior functionality. I have not looked...
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Posted By wrk101

Prices for SOLDS are not higher than Shimano 600....

Prices for SOLDS are not higher than Shimano 600. Do those shifters need the obsolete braze ons?

Solds for 600 group sets are running 50% to 100% higher.
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Posted By 79pmooney

Mine weighed 28 bathroom scale pounds with...

Mine weighed 28 bathroom scale pounds with fenders, LowRider rack, 2 steel WB cages, small tool bag with tubes and a couple of tools. Kryptonite U-lock. Fix gear. Open Pro and 28c tires. Huge...
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Posted By 79pmooney

I never played with fatter than maybe 32s for...

I never played with fatter than maybe 32s for winter riding (fat wasn't in yet) but that bike had plenty of clearance running 700c wheels. Chainstays were long and not all that thick. I"m sure a...
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Posted By TugaDude

Yes, the frame matches 1985 perfectly. The...

Yes, the frame matches 1985 perfectly. The components in '84 were Shimano, then Suntour in '85 and back to Shimano in '86. Maybe a result of availability?

In any event, great bike from a great...
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Posted By bikemig

I don't know how you do it but you do track down...

I don't know how you do it but you do track down incredibly clean vintage bikes. Kudos.
02-14-23, 05:57 PM
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Posted By plonz

That’s an interesting frameset. I’ve never heard...

That’s an interesting frameset. I’ve never heard anything about Gran Course before. I hope someone on BF picks it up so we see more of it.
02-04-23, 01:50 PM
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Posted By Hobbiano

Those are Triomphe. The cage part where your...

Those are Triomphe. The cage part where your cleats would engage is a separate piece and is steel on the Victory. Also the toe clip attachment is different.
Edit: Actually I'm not sure if the cage...
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Posted By Dave Mayer

Nice wheels: Campagnolo Victory is a great...

Nice wheels: Campagnolo Victory is a great tubular rim, as are the Mavic hubs. I have a few sets. But then I'm one of the last 20 cyclists on the planet who ride on vintage tubular wheels.

The...
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Posted By SurferRosa

If 32h, I would think the hubset would be worth...

If 32h, I would think the hubset would be worth more than the wheels ... unless you can find that one right buyer in a local, big market sale.
01-23-23, 08:04 AM
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Posted By tiger1964

I guess I have been lucky. I always just grab one...

I guess I have been lucky. I always just grab one and go at it. A few days ago, used the Park to pull Campy cranks that have been in place for 40+ years, no trouble at all. I do have a Campy tool and...
01-22-23, 09:37 PM
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Posted By merziac

I would encourage you to get a sharp right angle...

I would encourage you to get a sharp right angle pick and starting from the back, scribe the threads mm by mm, thread by thread in the unscrewing direction.

You will be able to see if the threads...
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Posted By EVlove

I can't get over how much nicer the Classique...

I can't get over how much nicer the Classique became a couple of years after mine :lol: Aero shifters, bottle bosses, chrome stays. Mine has none of that.

Here's a link to a fairly recent for sale...
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Posted By wrk101

Looks a lot like a Lotus Classique to me. I'd...

Looks a lot like a Lotus Classique to me. I'd either build with Shimano 600 arabesque or a higher end Suntour (Cyclone generation 1 or higher). Yes, Champion 1 is good stuff.
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