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05-14-22, 11:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 402
Posted By AUPedla

Aussie in SoCal looking for cycling ideas

Hi BF friends, I'm looking for some advice on cycling related stuff to do when I am on a family holiday later this year. We're coming from Australia to do the usual Disneyland, Universal, Staples...
03-20-22, 04:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,683
Posted By AUPedla

I use Zwift for all the reasons listed, however...

I use Zwift for all the reasons listed, however primarily for workouts/training and as a backup for riding/training when the weather is not good or I have time constraints. I have a coach who uses...
02-18-22, 02:06 PM
Replies: 731
Views: 113,558
Posted By AUPedla

I'll have a go... 7 = size 57 A = frame...

I'll have a go...
7 = size 57
A = frame builder designation
Z3226 = approx 1985
Probably an early Corsa, but without seeing the lug pantos can't be sure, could also be a late 'Professional'
02-13-22, 02:28 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 39,803
Posted By AUPedla

Grave dig... Thanks for this confirmation....

Grave dig...

Thanks for this confirmation. I've been researching Syncro all afternoon. I have a Syncro II set of shifters that I was going to pair with a Regina Synchro 90-S and was wondering what...
01-21-22, 08:54 PM
Replies: 731
Views: 113,558
Posted By AUPedla

8TTB 8=size 58 TT=TSX B=Century geometry D8454...

8TTB 8=size 58 TT=TSX B=Century geometry
D8454 serial number built around '94 - see here https://www.bikeforums.net/22156788-post102.html
I can't see the pics in the post you linked to
12-16-21, 08:17 PM
Replies: 2,894
Views: 772,604
Posted By AUPedla

Here's my latest restoration build. Paconi was a...

Here's my latest restoration build. Paconi was a local Melbourne frame builder (Kevin Wigham) around in the late 80s and 90s. I usually keep the original paint but this frame had hideous yellow...
10-02-21, 02:21 AM
Replies: 731
Views: 113,558
Posted By AUPedla

My latest... ...

My latest...

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Forum: Introductions
03-29-21, 01:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By AUPedla

Look up the Main Yarra Trail and Capital City...

Look up the Main Yarra Trail and Capital City Trail
03-27-21, 10:11 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,703
Posted By AUPedla

Yeah, I should have been more descriptive, such...

Yeah, I should have been more descriptive, such as if you want the lens to look like it doesn't have a prescription lens attached.
Replies: 24
Views: 1,288
Posted By AUPedla

I've bought gear from SVB and they have been...

I've bought gear from SVB and they have been great. I have bought a bike from Jure at https://premium-cycling.com/ and had it sent to Australia. Arrived very well packed and in perfect condition. You...
03-27-21, 07:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 778
Posted By AUPedla

I just fitted some 1-1/4 Protite Paselas and they...

I just fitted some 1-1/4 Protite Paselas and they come up just on 29mm.
03-27-21, 07:13 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,703
Posted By AUPedla

I have a couple of pairs of prescription Oakley...

I have a couple of pairs of prescription Oakley Flak Draft glasses with Prizm trail lens and Prizm road lens. I have a similar use case to you, sun glare and street signs, I rate them. You won't be...
Forum: Introductions
03-27-21, 06:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By AUPedla

What side of town are you on? The Yarra Trails...

What side of town are you on? The Yarra Trails are awesome and can take you far and wide.
Forum: Introductions
03-27-21, 03:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By AUPedla

Welcome from another Aussie residing in MEL.

Welcome from another Aussie residing in MEL.
03-22-21, 06:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,357
Posted By AUPedla

As I stated earlier it's a starting reference...

As I stated earlier it's a starting reference point I use for any saddle on any bike, I have a few bikes of varying types and saddle styles.
03-22-21, 05:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,357
Posted By AUPedla

Getting the fundamentals setup is a linear...

Getting the fundamentals setup is a linear process, then it is a cyclic process to tune until the fit is perfect. Starting at 0 degrees is an initial reference point if the OP doesn't already have a...
03-22-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,357
Posted By AUPedla

The shape of the saddle is irrelevant as a single...

The shape of the saddle is irrelevant as a single point of reference. The shape of the saddle is just another variable, just like cleat position and saddle height. You can have a saddle of one shape...
03-22-21, 02:50 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,357
Posted By AUPedla

The shape of the saddle is irrelevant. It's a...

The shape of the saddle is irrelevant. It's a common mistake people make, I know I did, trying to guesstimate the 'level' position on the saddle. If you use a piece of board that covers the entire...
03-22-21, 02:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,357
Posted By AUPedla

Your saddle looks nose high to me. As other...

Your saddle looks nose high to me.

As other have posted, use a scrap piece of timber and a level across the entire saddle. I recently upgraded to a digital level that works even better for my OCD,...
03-22-21, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2,894
Views: 772,604
Posted By AUPedla

'86 Miyata 310 saved from the tip Before ...

'86 Miyata 310 saved from the tip

Before

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1280x960/m310before_02a6247e2ac7ef673efc50932918c19e82b140ed.jpg


After
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03-22-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 766
Posted By AUPedla

Message sent

Message sent
03-22-21, 01:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,854
Posted By AUPedla

You are fortunate with so many C&V events, we...

You are fortunate with so many C&V events, we only have one in Australia https://noosa-stradebianche.com.au/
03-21-21, 01:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 759
Posted By AUPedla

I'm looking into a 'secret' offsite storage space...

I'm looking into a 'secret' offsite storage space so I don't have to part with any of my bikes. It's always N+1 never N-1 or 2 as in your case :)
03-21-21, 01:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,020
Posted By AUPedla

I start by picking the groupset I want then build...

I start by picking the groupset I want then build the rest around it, finding a frame of the same period etc. Sometimes I've been lucky and found a whole 'survivor' bike other times I've built up...
03-18-21, 10:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 645
Posted By AUPedla

Excellent, thanks for the tip.

Excellent, thanks for the tip.
03-18-21, 06:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 645
Posted By AUPedla

It's just the light, you did make me go and check...

It's just the light, you did make me go and check to confirm though :)



Yep ST-6400 hoods and BR-6400 brake pads are unobtanium or stupid $$$, BR-6403 brake pads are still available.
03-18-21, 02:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,053
Posted By AUPedla

Black or white, yellow is pretty out there. I...

Black or white, yellow is pretty out there. I only did this as it's a display bike.

...
03-18-21, 02:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 645
Posted By AUPedla

I've been looking for the same. After a year I...

I've been looking for the same. After a year I found a great set of working ST-6400 at a reasonable price. I couldn't find any SL-6401 second hand, only NOS which they wanted stupid $$ for.

That...
03-18-21, 01:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,543
Posted By AUPedla

I found the Garmin insert and it fits perfect....

I found the Garmin insert and it fits perfect. I'm not a fan of the chunky Garmin mount however it is secure.
03-18-21, 12:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,803
Posted By AUPedla

Rule #34

Rule #34
03-17-21, 11:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,543
Posted By AUPedla

Thanks, I had better go and check my Garmin box...

Thanks, I had better go and check my Garmin box of bits. I didn't even think to look there.
03-17-21, 07:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,543
Posted By AUPedla

Thanks for the info, I've never tried. Do you fit...

Thanks for the info, I've never tried. Do you fit it on top of your bars or on the stem?
03-17-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,543
Posted By AUPedla

Garmin mounts on retro bars...

Usually I don't bother with a Garmin when I ride my retro bikes, however I am riding in a vintage bike ride that will need navigation. The ride is over varying surfaces including gravel, I'm not keen...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 2,190
Views: 519,492
Posted By AUPedla

Did somebody say black? ...

Did somebody say black?

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03-15-21, 06:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,028
Posted By AUPedla

Rule #60

Rule #60
03-15-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 491
Posted By AUPedla

Funnily enough I found these yesterday when...

Funnily enough I found these yesterday when looking at a bike with DA 7200
https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/headset-wrench-for-vintage-shimano-DURA-ACE-AX-600-EX-arabesque-hp-7200-new/152738970081
03-14-21, 11:54 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 287,805
Posted By AUPedla

My rebuilt 310, before and after, it was destined...

My rebuilt 310, before and after, it was destined for the tip when I bought it.
...
03-14-21, 11:42 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 22,165
Posted By AUPedla

All finished and ready to ride. Before and after...

All finished and ready to ride. Before and after pics...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1280x960/miyata310_1_84f10693b7cee9702e305410755b34014a7b1a50.jpg...
03-14-21, 08:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,025
Posted By AUPedla

I think they got all the angles covered :) ...

I think they got all the angles covered :)


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03-14-21, 07:28 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 22,165
Posted By AUPedla

Yes, once I cleaned 35 years of grease and grime...

Yes, once I cleaned 35 years of grease and grime off the frame it came up nicely. All the decals are in tact also which is nice.
03-14-21, 07:15 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 22,165
Posted By AUPedla

Shifter mounts are standard braze-on not...

Shifter mounts are standard braze-on not clamp-on.

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03-14-21, 06:25 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 22,165
Posted By AUPedla

Here's a picture of the serial number, probably a...

Here's a picture of the serial number, probably a late March build. The 1050 groupset was offered for public sale in '87 so maybe a late '86 built bike.

I'm fitting BR-1050 that are non-aero brake...
03-14-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 22,165
Posted By AUPedla

The frame serial number starts with an 'O', so I...

The frame serial number starts with an 'O', so I assume it was made in '86 for sale in '87. Differences I can find are downtube shifters on the side not top, dual bidon mounts, full 105, 'black'...
03-13-21, 10:44 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 22,165
Posted By AUPedla

My '86 Australian spec 310 as I bought it,...

My '86 Australian spec 310 as I bought it, completely original with full Shimano 105 1050. It is almost finished being restored to it's former glory.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-21, 02:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,035
Posted By AUPedla

I also looked at the Enve's but I didn't see the...

I also looked at the Enve's but I didn't see the benefits for the Enve price premium and my LBS had the Zipp's in stock.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-21, 07:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,035
Posted By AUPedla

I've only used them on the road but I rate them,...

I've only used them on the road but I rate them, they are my first set of carbon wheels though. I describe it a bit like moving from alloy to carbon MTB bars, it takes out the small...
03-11-21, 04:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,076
Posted By AUPedla

Teaching my young niece how to ride a bike at the...

Teaching my young niece how to ride a bike at the local sports oval with lots of onlookers. She got the wobbles and was about to bin it. I tried to run to help her, problem was I was also riding and...
Forum: Commuting
03-11-21, 04:26 PM
Replies: 1,512
Views: 281,538
Posted By AUPedla

Exhibit A - turtle trying to cross the road, I...

Exhibit A - turtle trying to cross the road, I relocated it back to the side of the road
Exhibit B - echidna sunning himself, I didn't have enough plugs to fix my tyre if I rode over him :)
...
03-11-21, 04:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 584
Posted By AUPedla

White shoes, seat, hoods or bar tape, give them a...

White shoes, seat, hoods or bar tape, give them a quick wipe down with a baby wipe after each ride and they look new every ride :)
03-11-21, 02:04 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,965
Posted By AUPedla

Good to know and nice Eddy! This is my '88...

Good to know and nice Eddy!

This is my '88 locally made Columbus SL frame with complete first release 6400, rides fast and very smooth. I've also got a complete 7 speed 'aero' 6400 groupset and 8...
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