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Posted By Kabuki12

I have a 1971 (I think) that is from Holland ,...

I have a 1971 (I think) that is from Holland , there is a decal on the lower portion of the seat tube and the head badge has the lines instead of Nottingham England.
06-28-22, 07:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,149
Posted By Kabuki12

Yup, that’s about the only way to do it. There’s...

Yup, that’s about the only way to do it. There’s a certain amount of reward to removing years of grime and grunge. I think that will be a fine bike.
06-28-22, 07:38 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 827
Posted By Kabuki12

Some of the bikes mentioned are iconic and others...

Some of the bikes mentioned are iconic and others are more in the “unobtainable” category for me when I was young and these bikes were new. I loved my root beer brown Varsity in the first few years I...
06-27-22, 01:36 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 827
Posted By Kabuki12

I think the "Mink Blue" Raleigh Pro is on the...

I think the "Mink Blue" Raleigh Pro is on the list .
06-26-22, 08:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 451
Posted By Kabuki12

exactly!!

exactly!!
06-26-22, 07:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 451
Posted By Kabuki12

Yea, even good quality tools can break under...

Yea, even good quality tools can break under load. I had one of my favorite 1/2” drive sockets do that when I used with a breaker bar, I was shocked as I have used this set for years. I am one of the...
06-25-22, 03:29 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,066
Posted By Kabuki12

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Cambria - Moonstone Beach a few months prior to...
06-25-22, 03:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 362
Posted By Kabuki12

Nice looking bike. Not my style but a cool ride...

Nice looking bike. Not my style but a cool ride for farmers market ride with a couple of baskets. Yea... fix the seat , just looking st it makes me feel weak!
06-25-22, 12:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 293
Posted By Kabuki12

Nice One!! :D

Nice One!! :D
06-24-22, 05:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 180
Posted By Kabuki12

Oh how fun! Another build , perhaps a city bike?...

Oh how fun! Another build , perhaps a city bike? Racks and bags.
06-23-22, 06:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 256
Posted By Kabuki12

Mavic , and Wolber Super Champion / Gentlemen.

Mavic , and Wolber Super Champion / Gentlemen.
06-23-22, 06:18 PM
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Views: 276
Posted By Kabuki12

I used Penetrol quite a bit when varnishing Teak...

I used Penetrol quite a bit when varnishing Teak and Mahogany on our sail boat. It not only allows time to blend and work the brush strokes, it continues to allow the paint to “flow” prior to drying....
06-23-22, 03:42 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,066
Posted By Kabuki12

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Ventura Harbor
06-22-22, 01:42 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 1,860
Posted By Kabuki12

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Back when I used to ride the "bike path"(not) to Ventura , no water...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-22, 07:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 411
Posted By Kabuki12

I picked up a dry wall screw in the side of my...

I picked up a dry wall screw in the side of my rear tire and it made at least three revolutions hitting the chain stay on my vintage steel bike. It was loud and I stopped as quickly as I could. It...
06-21-22, 07:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,098
Posted By Kabuki12

I saw the video and he took it like a champ ‘“I’m...

I saw the video and he took it like a champ ‘“I’m ok”!
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Views: 292
Posted By Kabuki12

This is a different bike than mine. I have an...

This is a different bike than mine. I have an earlier version with more chrome , Nervex lugs , and the typical fade paint scheme . They are nice bikes and I would think at least 600-700 in this...
06-21-22, 04:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 572
Posted By Kabuki12

If it helps, mine is a 75 and no top tube cable...

If it helps, mine is a 75 and no top tube cable guides but embossed “Colnago” with club on fork crown. Club cut out in fork stiffener and BB shell and one down tube lug. I can’t see the fork crown...
06-20-22, 04:28 PM
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Views: 572
Posted By Kabuki12

Super nice! Pun intended

Super nice! Pun intended
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Posted By Kabuki12

^^^ Yea, it kind of reminds me of my Electric...

^^^ Yea, it kind of reminds me of my Electric Blue Mini Cooper I had years ago!
Replies: 12
Views: 453
Posted By Kabuki12

I know it isn’t apples to apples , but for a...

I know it isn’t apples to apples , but for a baseline, I bought a 1978 Raleigh Pro that needs a paint job. Last year I saw an ad for it on CL for $150 and it was frame, fork with Campagnolo headset,...
06-19-22, 11:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 343
Posted By Kabuki12

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Yes, Happy Fathers Day! Like I needed an excuse
06-18-22, 07:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,380
Posted By Kabuki12

I had a different experience with a seller who...

I had a different experience with a seller who knew nothing about bikes. In my case it went well. I asked a couple of questions and got shut down immediately. I wanted to pick the bike up to save...
06-18-22, 07:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 754
Posted By Kabuki12

Great score. That one definitely needs your...

Great score. That one definitely needs your massaging but it should come to life with not too much effort. Nice tires for just about all terrain. You have been scoring lately , good to see. I love...
06-17-22, 09:02 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,784
Posted By Kabuki12

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Posted By Kabuki12

I bought a 1975 here from another BF member and...

I bought a 1975 here from another BF member and rode it for a year. The original paint was worn, chipped and the chrome was good. I paid about 750 for the complete bike with period correct parts. It...
06-16-22, 01:11 PM
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Views: 454
Posted By Kabuki12

Looks like you are ready for some serious...

Looks like you are ready for some serious climbing!
06-16-22, 02:15 AM
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Posted By Kabuki12

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yes, I just acquired one on a donor bike that I got...
06-15-22, 05:08 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 39,171
Posted By Kabuki12

Kabuki12 because the first real light weight bike...

Kabuki12 because the first real light weight bike I bought was my Kabuki Diamond Formula and it was a 12 speed. That was a big deal back in the late seventies. I still have it and my photo avatar is...
06-14-22, 07:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 916
Posted By Kabuki12

yup! Love em

yup! Love em
06-14-22, 05:08 AM
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Posted By Kabuki12

I have been moving things around myself. With two...

I have been moving things around myself. With two bikes in the build process , I realized I needed more parts. The original 27Ē wheels I had intended to use on my Raleigh Pro Mark V were not going to...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-22, 10:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 983
Posted By Kabuki12

I seem to be getting more flats this year than...

I seem to be getting more flats this year than previous years but I believe it’s just random. I usually average 3-4 flats a year . I’m already up to 5 this year . I ride every week and pretty much...
06-13-22, 07:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 272
Posted By Kabuki12

So true, as with a lot of these vintage bikes ....

So true, as with a lot of these vintage bikes . Serial #'s were not as important to the O.M. I was also basing it on the mention of no holes on the BB shell. I believe that makes it earlier than mine...
06-13-22, 04:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 272
Posted By Kabuki12

I have one that is later than yours and it is...

I have one that is later than yours and it is about a 1972 . Yours is earlier. The paint on mine shows the miles and time. The original owner raced it back when it was new . I love the way the bike...
06-12-22, 01:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,182
Posted By Kabuki12

I’m out! My most modern bike is about mid...

I’m out! My most modern bike is about mid eighties lugged steel, but I can observe. :thumb:
06-12-22, 07:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 322
Posted By Kabuki12

Nice! That should clean up well and that rust is...

Nice! That should clean up well and that rust is minimal given the age of the bike. I donít have any knowledge to share but Iíve seen quite a few on this forum. Iím sure someone can give you the...
06-11-22, 11:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 340
Posted By Kabuki12

The seat tube is 20” c-c, the top tube is 19.5”...

The seat tube is 20” c-c, the top tube is 19.5” c-c , and the chain stay is 17.25” center of BB to center of drop out. I don’t have my good calipers at the house but the seat post diameter is 26.8 as...
06-11-22, 07:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 340
Posted By Kabuki12

The Cyclone is following the FW to the Motobecane...

The Cyclone is following the FW to the Motobecane which is my touring bike . Right now it is limited to a 28 tooth low cog and the one on the mystery bike is much lower. I’m just not sure yet about...
06-11-22, 05:27 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By Kabuki12

I think more a touring geometry , although it has...

I think more a touring geometry , although it has 700 x 25 tires and there isn’t much room for too much larger. Maybe 28’s would fit on it but I think that’s it. I’m stoked with the wheels and some...
06-11-22, 02:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 340
Posted By Kabuki12

yes that looks very similar. It has no markings...

yes that looks very similar. It has no markings that I have found. I will pass the frame along after I get what I want off it. Iím just curious , it is obviously a nice frame . Unfortunately way too...
06-11-22, 12:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 340
Posted By Kabuki12

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06-11-22, 12:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 340
Posted By Kabuki12

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06-11-22, 12:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 340
Posted By Kabuki12

My donor bike of unknown origin

So I picked up this complete bike that is too small for me but had some parts I needed and the price was less than I wouldíve paid for just the wheels. I donít know what it is but it is a nice bike....
06-11-22, 12:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 645
Posted By Kabuki12

Nice photo! I have gotten a lot out of this forum...

Nice photo! I have gotten a lot out of this forum too and the folks here are very helpful. I have met some great people and enjoy all the cool bikes.
06-10-22, 01:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 297
Posted By Kabuki12

I think itís ALL about wind age and ride...

I think itís ALL about wind age and ride position. Yes, tire size can be a factor. My favorite bike for a headwind ( yea I hate head winds too) is my Medici. It has 700 x 25ís and the stem is lower ,...
06-10-22, 08:23 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,790
Posted By Kabuki12

The only "juicy gossip" surrounding Cinelli that...

The only "juicy gossip" surrounding Cinelli that I know of is the counterfeit bikes made from Windsor , but that is a whole other story! Until seeing your great bike I had never even heard of this...
06-10-22, 03:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,252
Posted By Kabuki12

Randy, you are a true “keeper of the flame”. I...

Randy, you are a true “keeper of the flame”. I hope this bike finds a new home. Good luck with this sale. Joe
06-10-22, 03:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 812
Posted By Kabuki12

Very nice and well stated . Happy Birthday and...

Very nice and well stated . Happy Birthday and I’m so glad that you were able to get that ride in. I’m not far behind you in years, this year I will turn 68 , but I won’t be riding 68 miles or….maybe...
06-10-22, 02:53 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,790
Posted By Kabuki12

I know there are those that ďflip for profitĒ and...

I know there are those that ďflip for profitĒ and that is fineÖ.I guess. Most of us are in it because it is a hobby and we just really like cool bikes. There are definitely different approaches to...
Replies: 17
Views: 628
Posted By Kabuki12

Yes ....and the fees! Great looking bike and my...

Yes ....and the fees! Great looking bike and my size but I have two bikes I am building right now plus I just got my daughter's bikes to store for a while.As far as what you can get , I don't think...
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