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01-15-23, 01:00 AM
Replies: 21,479
Views: 4,118,371
Posted By Seanaus

Bonded aluminium Alan that's had repeated bad...

Bonded aluminium Alan that's had repeated bad days, from the FB crazy department. Seller does mention "Please Note - this is a great restoration project, the top bar was originally snapped in a...
12-20-22, 05:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 253
Posted By Seanaus

Also, there are two different 8 speed freehub...

Also, there are two different 8 speed freehub bodies, which are compatible one way but not the other, just to confuse us. Earlier 8 speed has identical splines all round, later 8 speed has a master...
12-09-22, 07:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 329
Posted By Seanaus

Vitus Rubis, picture from Velosaloon here >> ...

Vitus Rubis, picture from Velosaloon here >> https://www.velosaloon.com/products/new-fluted-rubis-983-seatpost-in-25-0-diameter-for-vitus-alan-from-the-1980s-nos
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11-12-22, 01:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 454
Posted By Seanaus

Clamont was indeed Clarence Street Cyclery house...

Clamont was indeed Clarence Street Cyclery house brand. Some of their frames were made by a few different Australian builders at different times, Geoff Scott being the most prolific of those. Geoff...
11-09-22, 09:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 726
Posted By Seanaus

I didn't know they were indexed only, thanks for...

I didn't know they were indexed only, thanks for the up to date information :thumb: Obviously the friction requirement rules out the SL-7900 also, they too are indexed only, no friction option.
11-09-22, 04:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 726
Posted By Seanaus

FYI, Shimano still sell base level 8 speed...

FYI, Shimano still sell base level 8 speed downtube shifters brand new, part number is SL-R400. Any of the Dura Ace options will be very expensive, if you could find them available (the 7800 ones are...
09-28-22, 05:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 534
Posted By Seanaus

Maybe use a readily available aftermarket...

Maybe use a readily available aftermarket lockring tool, rather than the Shimano freewheel tool? I don't recall having any problem with mine with this kind of tool.

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06-29-22, 05:49 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 8,156
Posted By Seanaus

1985 (ish) F Moser and 1995 Merckx, on two...

1985 (ish) F Moser and 1995 Merckx, on two different bridges in Adelaide, South Australia (which are only 1/4 mile apart ;))
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06-14-22, 09:46 PM
Replies: 8,013
Views: 902,416
Posted By Seanaus

Lightly used Ofmega Mistral, in the rarely seen...

Lightly used Ofmega Mistral, in the rarely seen 172.5mm length :) There was the matching Ofmega BB in the package also :thumb:
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06-04-22, 05:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 667
Posted By Seanaus

Would be 1983, based off my reading of...

Would be 1983, based off my reading of CyclesMakaron's lists.
05-02-22, 11:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 649
Posted By Seanaus

According to Shimano BB-1050 and BB-1055 are both...

According to Shimano BB-1050 and BB-1055 are both >>> 113mm for English (68mm), 115mm for Italian (70mm) 119mm sounds like a BB for a triple.
I don't know these older Trek products, but I am...
04-05-22, 06:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,757
Posted By Seanaus

Scientific term to describe a rider with too much...

Scientific term to describe a rider with too much mass :roflmao2:
04-04-22, 07:21 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,757
Posted By Seanaus

Surely that depends a fair bit upon how many...

Surely that depends a fair bit upon how many pounds over 200 the rider is :eek: (I'm @ 220 :lol:)

Continental's chart appears to comparing an underinflated tyre to a correctly inflated one.I...
03-02-22, 04:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 554
Posted By Seanaus

I don't think this is a Squadra. Normally a...

I don't think this is a Squadra. Normally a Squadra would have the Cinelli spoiler bottom bracket and Cinelli lugs, with the winged C logo stamped on them. And not forgetting the Italian flag on the...
02-28-22, 05:53 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,962
Posted By Seanaus

I once bought a shabby Kuwahara with 105 and a...

I once bought a shabby Kuwahara with 105 and a cracked frame for the aero Record seatpost and the Campagnolo aero bottle/cage combo :thumb:
10-19-21, 11:01 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 25,949
Posted By Seanaus

Greetings from Australia. Here I present my Soren...

Greetings from Australia. Here I present my Soren Son, made in Queensland on the gold coast by Soren (the Danish flag) and painted by his son Mitch (the Canadian flag) , or at least that's how I...
09-12-21, 05:36 AM
Replies: 3,240
Views: 366,567
Posted By Seanaus

William, a British shorthair, who unfortunately...

William, a British shorthair, who unfortunately turned out to have a bad heart..
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06-12-21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 836
Views: 133,729
Posted By Seanaus

May I put forward an alternative theory? Given...

May I put forward an alternative theory? Given this frame has a number hanger, is it possible this was built with no braze on derailleur hanger? I know that at times certain team frames (TM) in this...
05-20-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 125,573
Posted By Seanaus

Rabobank Tecnos, 1996 I believe... Period...

Rabobank Tecnos, 1996 I believe... Period correct 7700 build, more or less.
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02-12-21, 10:23 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 52,932
Posted By Seanaus

1985 roughly Francesco Moser in Oria TT0.9.........

1985 roughly Francesco Moser in Oria TT0.9...... Not quite period correct with the 8 speed and aero levers, but I like it....
01-19-21, 03:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,611
Posted By Seanaus

Chapeau Jacek, love your work :thumb: Very...

Chapeau Jacek, love your work :thumb: Very valuable and important information indeed. This will help me with working out how to build my MXL. Best regards from Australia.
01-04-21, 03:15 AM
Replies: 327
Views: 37,259
Posted By Seanaus

Concorde Squadra SLX This is a really...

Concorde Squadra SLX This is a really great riding bike, so much so I'd like a TSX version as well :thumb:
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01-02-21, 03:45 AM
Replies: 860
Views: 273,991
Posted By Seanaus

Welcoming in 2021 with my ASLK CGER Merckx :) ...

Welcoming in 2021 with my ASLK CGER Merckx :)
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11-19-20, 06:10 AM
Replies: 836
Views: 133,729
Posted By Seanaus

We'll know soon enough for sure. The standard...

We'll know soon enough for sure. The standard geometry I see in one of your catalog posts is what a normal Corsa would be? I found this chart of (supposedly) the Merckx Century geometry, does this...
11-18-20, 04:26 PM
Replies: 836
Views: 133,729
Posted By Seanaus

No riflings visible, so Corsa. Any thoughts on...

No riflings visible, so Corsa. Any thoughts on the paint, original versus repaint? Would the Corsa Extra decals be because it has the century geometry, making it better than the standard
Corsa? Date...
11-03-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,340
Posted By Seanaus

Since the writing on the bottom cup that's been...

Since the writing on the bottom cup that's been fitted to the top is upside down in the photo, I'd say you're on the money there.
07-24-20, 05:12 AM
Replies: 836
Views: 133,729
Posted By Seanaus

Jacek, the tube sizes are the same as the Corsa...

Jacek, the tube sizes are the same as the Corsa 01 except for the seatstays. Top tube and seat tube are both 29mm diameter, down tube 32mm. The ASLK has seatstays that are 14.2mm diameter at the top...
07-23-20, 01:04 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 14,448
Posted By Seanaus

Here we have C1928... I guess you'd call it a...

Here we have C1928... I guess you'd call it a Corsa Extra Max even though it's not branded as such. I'm interested to know what year this is also if possible. I'm wondering if this was possibly made...
07-21-20, 05:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,336
Posted By Seanaus

This exactly. This may sound backward but you...

This exactly. This may sound backward but you could try lowering the bars, using a longer stem, or both to get the bars further away so your core does the work, not your arms.
07-21-20, 06:37 AM
Replies: 836
Views: 133,729
Posted By Seanaus

CyclesMakaron, let me start with (I think) late...

CyclesMakaron, let me start with (I think) late 1988 Corsa Extra Stuttgart 8X F A8542 this one still has the fork sticker intact, I'll post photos in a few posts time.
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