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Posted By Cibi42

I'd need a ladder to get on that bike!

I'd need a ladder to get on that bike!
Replies: 11
Views: 909
Posted By Cibi42

which currency are we talking about here? the...

which currency are we talking about here? the good old lira?
03-24-20, 09:51 PM
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Posted By Cibi42

sweet! thanks for sharing, that'll be a nice...

sweet!
thanks for sharing, that'll be a nice interlude during work (at home) tomorrow
01-22-20, 07:35 PM
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Views: 4,799
Posted By Cibi42

The musťe díart et díindustrie in Saint...

The musťe díart et díindustrie in Saint Etienne,France, had an amazing collection last time I was there
Parcours Cycles | Musťe d'Art et d'Industrie de Saint-Etienne...
01-13-20, 11:23 PM
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Posted By Cibi42

this morning wasnt actually too bad, i was a bit...

this morning wasnt actually too bad, i was a bit worried and got over prepared, ended up too warm despite the -33 wind chill ;-)

i repacked my wheels this season with cold weather grease (i think...
01-12-20, 04:01 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 10,342
Posted By Cibi42

Iíll be really interested to hear how your...

Iíll be really interested to hear how your experiments go. Iím in Calgary too and have been thinking about waxing my chain this year after the soupy salty mix happening over the last couple of...
11-30-19, 07:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,534
Posted By Cibi42

A chilly -19C with a wind chill of -26c up here...

A chilly -19C with a wind chill of -26c up here in Calgary. Defo needs balaclava and goggles to commute, and even with toe AND full shoe cover i got some cold toes. My poor old beater single speed...
11-23-19, 10:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,436
Posted By Cibi42

Sweet! i canít believe that bike came out of a...

Sweet!
i canít believe that bike came out of a pile of junk, it looks much better than what loads of people are trying to sell.
11-13-19, 10:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,536
Posted By Cibi42

I remember 30 years ago riding the country roads...

I remember 30 years ago riding the country roads as a kid and the old folks on the side shouting ďAllez poupou!Ē. Anquetil was the winner but Poulidor was the hero. A legend of his time.
11-05-19, 01:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,585
Posted By Cibi42

Brilliant! thanks for all these cues, I'll check...

Brilliant! thanks for all these cues, I'll check when I come home. I'll let you know what I find.
The William crank catalogue looks really nice (they look very old fashion but quite cute in that)...
11-04-19, 10:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,523
Posted By Cibi42

I wish i were closer... thatís a fair drive from...

I wish i were closer... thatís a fair drive from up North. All the best!
11-04-19, 10:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,585
Posted By Cibi42

Well, it looks like itís going to take a but more...

Well, it looks like itís going to take a but more digging... thanks for the replies, iíll keep looking around.

I found an almost identical twin (slightly different crankset) online on retrobike...
11-04-19, 08:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,585
Posted By Cibi42

Help dating a Carlton?

hi all, over the weekend i came across a n+3 bike. Itís not a top of the line and is on the upper edge of too big for me, but couldnít resist it the chrome lugs and the victor seat cluster.
After a...
11-01-19, 06:12 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 13,927
Posted By Cibi42

Nice post, thanks

Nice post, thanks
10-22-19, 09:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 364
Posted By Cibi42

Thanks T-Mar, much appreciated. Couple of...

Thanks T-Mar, much appreciated.
Couple of following up questions if you don't mind: how do you break down that serial Number? and I can't find much info on the Bici II, I had a look at a couple of...
10-22-19, 06:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 364
Posted By Cibi42

And iím in Canada if that helps with...

And iím in Canada if that helps with identification, it seems that a few Models got extra chrome on forks up here.
any help identifying the model or the year, or any info would be greatly...
10-21-19, 06:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 364
Posted By Cibi42

another Japanese 80s Bianchi? Pic heavy

hi all, i just got hold of this 80s (82 from the logo?) Bianchi, likely Japanese made. It came with a straight bar but doesnít seem to have a touring or Ďcityí geometry so I guess it was assembled to...
10-08-19, 04:22 PM
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Views: 2,321
Posted By Cibi42

Looks like I need to get myself some mineral...

Looks like I need to get myself some mineral spirit...
I didn't have alcohol on hand (not the kind to degrease bike parts with) so gave WD40 a go after removing the bigger gunk with stick and rag....
10-07-19, 06:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,321
Posted By Cibi42

Thanks I did the first 2 steps last night, it...

Thanks
I did the first 2 steps last night, it was tough and slow and hardly removed anything. But iíll try the alcohol method as well now
10-07-19, 05:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,321
Posted By Cibi42

Removing really sticky grease?

I just bought a 1987 bike (Nice Gardin with full Campagnolo Victory groupset), everything is in great condition, but the grease in the headset. Whatever happened to it, it now feels like someone...
10-06-19, 10:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,519
Posted By Cibi42

Wow, thatís a beauty, and in such good state...

Wow, thatís a beauty, and in such good state...
11-29-18, 12:55 AM
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Views: 3,868
Posted By Cibi42

Thatís a beauty! such great condition for that...

Thatís a beauty!
such great condition for that age
11-15-18, 02:42 PM
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Views: 2,992
Posted By Cibi42

Respect

Respect
11-08-18, 04:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 736
Posted By Cibi42

Nice bike and great story, i love the idea of the...

Nice bike and great story, i love the idea of the reunion with your old beloved bike.
concurring with previous replies, that paint is in pretty good condition, not only itís a lot of work to strip...
11-06-18, 11:12 AM
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Views: 2,227
Posted By Cibi42

Thanks T-Mar, nice details.

Thanks T-Mar, nice details.
11-06-18, 11:11 AM
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Views: 2,227
Posted By Cibi42

A twin! That's a very sweet looking set up. Do...

A twin! That's a very sweet looking set up.
Do you know what the original stem and handlebar were? Mine came with that ugly Ultech triathlon bar and I would like to replace it with the original...
11-05-18, 09:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,227
Posted By Cibi42

thanks for the info. Thatís an impressive level...

thanks for the info. Thatís an impressive level of details from just a few snaps. Does trebuti implies triple butted?
Iíll have a closer look for the serial number in the morning.
11-05-18, 09:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,227
Posted By Cibi42

iím developing N+2 right now, and thatís...

iím developing N+2 right now, and thatís excluding the 3 (i had to think) bikes still to clean up and pass on. Plus a Benotto frame slightly too big but canít part with yet.
itís not a skill itís an...
11-05-18, 03:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,227
Posted By Cibi42

Found a Miele Lupa

Hi,
I thought I'd share this new old bike.
I certainly didn't need another bike, especially one I have to clean up and get a new stem and bars, but I thought that was quite a good deal.
It was...
Forum: Introductions
11-01-18, 08:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 514
Posted By Cibi42

welcome! Iím just a couple of hours north in...

welcome! Iím just a couple of hours north in Calgary and love tinkering with 70s 80s bikes. If youíre inthe area let me know. (There was a couple of nice bikes on offer recently on Kijiji in...
09-21-18, 11:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,044
Posted By Cibi42

Looking great!

Looking great!
09-15-18, 11:11 PM
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Views: 1,368
Posted By Cibi42

The handlebar has French markings, St Etienne...

The handlebar has French markings, St Etienne (actually where i grew up) was pretty much the French capital of bike manufacturing till the 70s
Cool frame.
09-11-18, 01:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,004
Posted By Cibi42

olive oil and baking soda. a little elbow grease...

olive oil and baking soda. a little elbow grease but comes out a treat and no harmful fumes or skin contact. Although if the glue has actually hardened you might need to work harder on it or go for a...
08-31-18, 03:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 854
Posted By Cibi42

Thanks. Canyoneagle, that's a really nice...

Thanks.
Canyoneagle, that's a really nice classic frame you found! I love that paint scheme and the details
The dura ace and old campy would be great, I prefer their aesthetic to the new smooth...
08-29-18, 06:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 854
Posted By Cibi42

The lady who sold me the bike told me it belonged...

The lady who sold me the bike told me it belonged to the son of a friend of hers who used to compete in the Provincial team. That would explain the change of some components (3 rings and...
08-29-18, 11:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 854
Posted By Cibi42

He he he, looks like I can finally share some...

He he he, looks like I can finally share some pictures of it, but they are massive...
You can see it's certainly not pristine, but it's not rusty, more well used
...
Forum: Introductions
08-29-18, 11:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 483
Posted By Cibi42

Welcome, from the other side of the Country

Welcome, from the other side of the Country
08-29-18, 10:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 914
Posted By Cibi42

54-56

54-56
08-29-18, 08:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 854
Posted By Cibi42

i had a look, as well as one of the old catalog...

i had a look, as well as one of the old catalog online.
unfortunately there’s no exact match. The main difference are the cable routing (which might just be a period element), and the embossing on...
08-29-18, 05:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 854
Posted By Cibi42

Tough without pics, i know. and there is no...

Tough without pics, i know.
and there is no surviving decals to help me with the tubing neither...
i will do it up, but not sure exactly which components yet, probably some 90s groupset i can...
08-28-18, 11:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 854
Posted By Cibi42

Unknown Zullo project

hi all, new here, but been learning a lot through the forum. So thanks already for sharing your knowledge.
i got myself a new little project bike, a late 80s-early 90s Zullo in ok condition, ie no...
Forum: Introductions
08-28-18, 11:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,414
Posted By Cibi42

Welcome!

Welcome!
Forum: Introductions
08-24-18, 11:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 481
Posted By Cibi42

Sounds like a quick way to be back in, deep. ...

Sounds like a quick way to be back in, deep.
Welcome from across the Rockies
Forum: Introductions
08-24-18, 11:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 190
Posted By Cibi42

Thanks for the welcome! hopefully iíll be able...

Thanks for the welcome!
hopefully iíll be able to start sharing my vintage Italian project soon, no pictures allowed yet.
iíve leafnt a lot just reading through this forum already.
Forum: Introductions
08-24-18, 11:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 190
Posted By Cibi42

well, that was a while back! But it sure gave me...

well, that was a while back! But it sure gave me a taste for it
Forum: Introductions
08-24-18, 04:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 923
Posted By Cibi42

same here. Looking forward to seeing it though

same here.
Looking forward to seeing it though
Forum: Introductions
08-22-18, 10:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 923
Posted By Cibi42

Hi there, newbieonthis forum too, but would be...

Hi there,
newbieonthis forum too, but would be curious to see pictures of your work!
Forum: Introductions
08-22-18, 10:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 190
Posted By Cibi42

Hello from Calgary

Hi all, long time lurker of the forum and learned tons from you all.
Grew up in France and spent a lot of my summers as a kid on a bike, often having to follow my dad in the Alps on my old kids size...
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