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07-23-21, 07:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 400
Posted By clubman

Coins baby. Priceless!

Coins baby. Priceless!
07-23-21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 24,778
Views: 3,050,367
Posted By clubman

It's 'kind' of you to offer. You have to be as...

It's 'kind' of you to offer. You have to be as member to sell on the sales thread. Welcome just the same.
07-22-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 672
Posted By clubman

When you say 'old Legnano', what do you mean?...

When you say 'old Legnano', what do you mean? People spend a lot of money trying to get bikes back to original so hesitate just for a moment.
We love pics!
07-22-21, 06:46 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,870
Posted By clubman

Certain frames, under certain conditions feel...

Certain frames, under certain conditions feel like they have a sweet spot that combines your pedal strokes with the flex of the frame, not unlike that harmonic resonance made famous by the collapsing...
07-22-21, 06:31 AM
Replies: 24,778
Views: 3,050,367
Posted By clubman

That may be the one part you can't keep, as noted...

That may be the one part you can't keep, as noted above.
07-20-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 563
Posted By clubman

That would be cutting one's nose off...

That would be cutting one's nose off...
07-20-21, 09:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 281
Posted By clubman

These are great adapters, here there's a rack,...

These are great adapters, here there's a rack, mudguard stays and pannier hook attached....
07-19-21, 01:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,102
Posted By clubman

Coaster brake hub tool. Front and rear hub nuts,...

Coaster brake hub tool. Front and rear hub nuts, axle and lockring for thread on cog.
07-18-21, 05:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 162
Posted By clubman

I just measured some tricolors on a bare bar and...

I just measured some tricolors on a bare bar and they taper from about 28 mm (front) to about 35mm (rear) ,without any bar tape. Don't have Tektros to compare
07-18-21, 02:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 162
Posted By clubman

I think it's a challenge to find a wide width in...

I think it's a challenge to find a wide width in a lever without resorting to a modern Tektro, which may very well be clunky or ridiculous.
I've got large hands and I find older Shimano levers like...
07-17-21, 07:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 700
Posted By clubman

And Gilliam's Brazil was the height of future...

And Gilliam's Brazil was the height of future dystopian vision in an analog movie. Top 5 on my best film list.

edit...well, maybe Bladerunner
07-17-21, 03:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 700
Posted By clubman

That's the Dark Carnival rolling into town. One...

That's the Dark Carnival rolling into town. One of Bradbury's many superb stories, rip. Looks like a young Jonathon Price.

Awesome bike.
07-17-21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 140
Posted By clubman

Can't speak to lights but reflectors were...

Can't speak to lights but reflectors were commonly mounted on this type of braze-on. This isn't period correct but it is a Bluemels. I know I've got a Lucas with the same mount but I can't find it....
07-16-21, 07:53 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,480
Posted By clubman

We've had similar threads with Cippolini,...

We've had similar threads with Cippolini, Indurain, Lemond, Armstrong, and we'll have many more
The achievements of Merckx are writ in stone and anyone who challenges them shall be smitten down by...
07-16-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 254
Posted By clubman

Here's mine, So it's an 86. ...

Here's mine, So it's an 86.

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07-15-21, 01:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 354
Posted By clubman

I remember them as very well respected rims. So I...

I remember them as very well respected rims. So I vote yes, break a leg! - kidding.
07-14-21, 09:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 495
Posted By clubman

Entirely possible. Flip and see.

Entirely possible. Flip and see.
07-14-21, 08:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 782
Posted By clubman

Universal made some really cool Squadra, single...

Universal made some really cool Squadra, single pull in a dark grey. Strong springs. I used them and loved them. Per Velobase...
07-14-21, 04:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 311
Posted By clubman

Trade and delivery bikes used 1/2" X 3/16 chains....

Trade and delivery bikes used 1/2" X 3/16 chains. Measure the outside of the plates. They are still available outside of the bike industry.
07-13-21, 08:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 903
Posted By clubman

If you don't mind me saying so, perhaps as a f &...

If you don't mind me saying so, perhaps as a f & f only, it won't appeal to us cheap troglodytes. We like to find this quality, hopefully far below market value.

You may do better at auction.
07-13-21, 03:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By clubman

Killer condition. Good for another 7 decades. ...

Killer condition. Good for another 7 decades.
Why don't people understand this? Rhetorical of course.
07-13-21, 01:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 388
Posted By clubman

Bert, we wrote the book on excuses. Stick around,...

Bert, we wrote the book on excuses. Stick around, we'll talk you through this. 5 bikes is the minimum qualification to get in the 'society'. Congrats, you're in! :thumb:
07-12-21, 08:11 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,166
Posted By clubman

We need a a ranked vote, maybe top 4 or 5...

We need a a ranked vote, maybe top 4 or 5 countries to get to the centre of our wants and needs, including Favorits. ;)

NYC had a real hard time implementing one of those this month. Not being...
07-12-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 388
Posted By clubman

$100 for any decent set of wheels is a bargain,...

$100 for any decent set of wheels is a bargain, regardless of the frame it's going on.
07-11-21, 09:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 720
Posted By clubman

fify In my experience, that's how it happens.

fify

In my experience, that's how it happens.
07-10-21, 08:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 495
Posted By clubman

Shame it's too small, it's a cool bike and the DS...

Shame it's too small, it's a cool bike and the DS spacer should work fine. Shop rookies are known to face shells too much. Seen it on a couple of my bikes.
07-10-21, 12:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 461
Posted By clubman

No lawsuits waiting to happen there! :eek:

No lawsuits waiting to happen there! :eek:
07-10-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 252
Posted By clubman

Pictures of the crank are your friend. Off the...

Pictures of the crank are your friend. Off the cuff, it's unlikely this is all worth the trouble, even if it would work. The bcd will determine the range of rings you can use and when you see 52/42,...
07-10-21, 10:45 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,480
Posted By clubman

Because he can?

Because he can?
07-09-21, 05:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 135
Posted By clubman

There's now a sticky for VB. There was a recent...

There's now a sticky for VB. There was a recent update with a new host, maybe the cause of the problems.
07-09-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 386
Posted By clubman

It also depends on which fork. The first gen...

It also depends on which fork. The first gen Giant Cadex forks were very flat in profile and definitely weren't made for Clydes. I took one high speed corner, it flexed and I think I may have pooped...
07-09-21, 05:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 215
Posted By clubman

I tried with no luck. Maybe you can do better.

I tried with no luck. Maybe you can do better.
07-09-21, 02:38 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,480
Posted By clubman

Maybe he could have been. It's the arrogant...

Maybe he could have been. It's the arrogant baldface lies and deceit that knocked him out of contention.

He was right about it not being about the bike.
07-09-21, 10:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 215
Posted By clubman

Here's a snapshot from 2016...hopefully you can...

Here's a snapshot from 2016...hopefully you can grab what you need.

https://web.archive.org/web/20190629122659/https://www.araya-kk.co.jp/rim/catalog.html
07-08-21, 06:28 PM
Replies: 24,778
Views: 3,050,367
Posted By clubman

I can think of at least 4 or 5 types off the top...

I can think of at least 4 or 5 types off the top of my head. Maybe you can post a pic?

The best way to get a part is to upgrade your membership and post a Wanted to Buy in the sales thread.
07-08-21, 07:06 AM
Replies: 4,112
Views: 390,488
Posted By clubman

I've got 2 sets of these without any. The D rings...

I've got 2 sets of these without any. The D rings came on the later ratcheting shifters with the curved levers but I don't remember seeing them on the 'Mighty Click' model
07-07-21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 643
Posted By clubman

boom. I'm not qualified to give opinions on...

boom. I'm not qualified to give opinions on suspension bikes.
...
07-07-21, 04:48 PM
Replies: 4,112
Views: 390,488
Posted By clubman

The period thumbie version differs a little but...

The period thumbie version differs a little but just as handsome. Black and silver goodness.
These were posted by The Golden Boy
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07-07-21, 04:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,881
Posted By clubman

I'm torn between the bike and the equally awesome...

I'm torn between the bike and the equally awesome tablesaw.
07-07-21, 01:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 643
Posted By clubman

It's a loophole that members can usurp when...

It's a loophole that members can usurp when newbies try to upload. Pics go into a gallery we can access. Where's the drive side shots! :thumb:
Clean looking bike.
07-07-21, 01:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 298
Posted By clubman

I don't think Alu frames were NJS certified. That...

I don't think Alu frames were NJS certified. That alone would limit numbers.
07-07-21, 11:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 517
Posted By clubman

Oh how I wish that was the case. Here's my '76....

Oh how I wish that was the case. Here's my '76. Bought it from the original owner who claims to have bout 20K kms on it. The wear on the chain rings say otherwise. I think he just put it away wet and...
07-07-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 643
Posted By clubman

Pic assist ...

Pic assist

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07-06-21, 07:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 542
Posted By clubman

Looked up thin column stresses. Cool.

Looked up thin column stresses. Cool.
07-06-21, 04:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 542
Posted By clubman

Ah, missed that. Still, superb.

Ah, missed that. Still, superb.
07-06-21, 04:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 542
Posted By clubman

I want to know if those are Pino hubs with the...

I want to know if those are Pino hubs with the spoke hub ends cut and threaded into the flanges. Tough build? Wouldn't that be a be-atch to true? Or easier. I'm confused
07-06-21, 04:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By clubman

Yeah, I've got a prewar Herc frame but it already...

Yeah, I've got a prewar Herc frame but it already has a shifter. As Abed says, Cool cool cool.
07-06-21, 02:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 542
Posted By clubman

ooof!

ooof!
07-05-21, 09:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 626
Posted By clubman

I can't see or hear Doug Kenny jokes without...

I can't see or hear Doug Kenny jokes without laughing and crying at the same time. One of the best.
Replies: 30
Views: 847
Posted By clubman

I auctioned that same drivetrain in minty,...

I auctioned that same drivetrain in minty, take-off condition for $400 US, over 15 years ago. Gears, crank, brakes/levers and hubs. I kept the pedals which were MKS Unique Road which I suspect are...
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