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07-20-21, 02:16 AM
Replies: 1,758
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Posted By Millstone

Nice bikes. :thumb: Makes me glad I have a...

Nice bikes. :thumb:
Makes me glad I have a Duell frame stashed away for later this year/next year, to built it up. Hopefully half September.
Still, I'd like a Union or RIH in my size (60/62).
I...
01-15-21, 07:40 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,835
Posted By Millstone

"The accidental ironman" OK, not only biking...

"The accidental ironman"
OK, not only biking but also swimming and running but the writing is very good. At least I liked it a lot. Book by Martyn Brunt.
...
01-14-21, 03:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,544
Posted By Millstone

You've got 10 posts, you should be good by now :)

You've got 10 posts, you should be good by now :)
12-15-20, 02:50 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,928
Posted By Millstone

Cool bike. My daughter has a Union bike, 4...

Cool bike.

My daughter has a Union bike, 4 speed. Forgot the name atm. That bike also has a double stand... Or had, I replaced it with a more normal one. The old one was quite a bit anodized and...
12-01-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,122
Posted By Millstone

Thanks all. Wheel is correctly dished btw....

Thanks all.

Wheel is correctly dished btw. And (I should have mentioned that), I did check with strings. it's a tad off.
Going to M-gineering (Doug: thanks for the suggestion, I've spoken to him...
12-01-20, 06:01 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,122
Posted By Millstone

Overspreading a steel frame? Rear wheel not inline anymore...

Hi all,

I have a steel Benotto 800 from 1978 or there about. I spread the frame to 130 mm but I think I should have been a tad more careful.
I might have overspread on the right (ND) side. The...
12-01-20, 06:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 320
Posted By Millstone

Overspreading a steel frame? Frame rear bend?

Hi all,

I have a steel Benotto 800 from 1978 or there about. I spread the frame to 130 mm but I think I should have been a tad more careful.
I might have overspread on the right (ND) side. The...
11-23-20, 06:36 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 21,418
Posted By Millstone

If a bike is "over here" (Arnhem) I dont mind...

If a bike is "over here" (Arnhem) I dont mind looking over it, for you. It's probably too big for me anyway (I'm in the range of the 60-62 cm bikes :-))...
11-23-20, 01:32 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,377
Posted By Millstone

What a story! Great ending..? Well, we do...

What a story! Great ending..?

Well, we do need to see the resprayed bike of course :D
11-13-20, 05:35 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 27,673
Posted By Millstone

Nice. Are you coming this way (Arnhem, Veluwe,...

Nice. Are you coming this way (Arnhem, Veluwe, Lingewaard..)? It's beautiful here at the moment if it's NOT raining :).
11-09-20, 06:10 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,074
Posted By Millstone

Nice bike! Now you have me looking on MP...

Nice bike!

Now you have me looking on MP for something like this, in the 60-62 cm range.
Not that I'd buy it but you know... just because.
...
:)
11-03-20, 04:43 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,968
Posted By Millstone

Following this for sure! :)

Following this for sure! :)
11-03-20, 04:33 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,377
Posted By Millstone

Please keep us posted :) and a sort of "thank...

Please keep us posted :) and a sort of "thank you" for saving it because it is a very nice frame. It deserves some attention.
10-02-20, 03:59 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,446
Posted By Millstone

I have no idea how far it is and where (should...

I have no idea how far it is and where (should look it up though :)) but I really love these threads with photos.

And I like the look of the big canvas saddle bag. Where's it from/manufacturer?
09-28-20, 06:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,703
Posted By Millstone

Interesting! :) And nice bike. Looking...

Interesting! :) And nice bike.

Looking forward to see it fixed up, rideable and all.
07-30-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,443
Posted By Millstone

You might want to look at this too: ...

You might want to look at this too:

https://www.koga.com/nl/service/brochures/oude-brochures/ouder-(2000-1976)

Cheers,

Jan
07-08-20, 01:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,495
Posted By Millstone

Nice. I wonder if that will work if the tension...

Nice.
I wonder if that will work if the tension bolt is at it's end...

No harm in trying though :-)
07-08-20, 12:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 692
Posted By Millstone

I think I have these......

I think I have these... https://ambrosiowheels.com/en/rims/classics/excellence/

Modern width, so 130 mm. I've only had them for a few weeks, havent ridden them a lot. They are not that heavy but I...
Replies: 26
Views: 1,524
Posted By Millstone

Yes. Might be the angle though. If it still...

Yes. Might be the angle though.

If it still has the original steel wheels, it'll be heavy.
Without them also, but hey... :)

If the bike "works", no play in the spindle, everything lubed and...
07-02-20, 02:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,845
Posted By Millstone

Hmm... not too sure. Fork looks bent.

Hmm... not too sure. Fork looks bent.
Replies: 26
Views: 1,524
Posted By Millstone

Possibly. Most likely. :) Posting your...

Possibly. Most likely. :)

Posting your whereabouts makes it easier for members to advise on parts, prices, options, etc. So that is something you might do (put them in your general info so it's...
07-02-20, 01:59 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,353
Posted By Millstone

Seriously, 360 for a (albeit) decent looking...

Seriously, 360 for a (albeit) decent looking Peugeot? Wow...

I guess we have it good here in the EU. Bike-price-wise at least :D
Replies: 26
Views: 1,524
Posted By Millstone

Can you link us to some pictures? Most here...

Can you link us to some pictures? Most here love/like the old peugeots.
07-02-20, 12:50 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,166
Posted By Millstone

Niiiice.... That bike in those colours is one of...

Niiiice.... That bike in those colours is one of my grails I think. I've always wanted one as a kid :)

I am not looking for one though. But if I happen to see one for sale at either a reasonable...
07-02-20, 12:32 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,826
Posted By Millstone

rch427: thanks for the pics, espescially the...

rch427: thanks for the pics, espescially the first one. The bike is smiling :)

Really nice bike. Enjoy!
07-01-20, 06:22 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,826
Posted By Millstone

Pics or it didnt happen! :D

Pics or it didnt happen! :D
07-01-20, 04:21 AM
Replies: 14,399
Views: 3,231,509
Posted By Millstone

I needed a new 8 speed cassette so went by the...

I needed a new 8 speed cassette so went by the LBS. They sometimes have a pile of bikes out on the parking lot, most of the times it's some sort of newer stuff but not repairable and/or not...
06-25-20, 12:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 625
Posted By Millstone

Yes, you still have Massinni over here, sold by...

Yes, you still have Massinni over here, sold by Math Salden. I've heared that those are actually quite good bikes, espescially for their price range.

I am sure there are others as well, in all...
06-24-20, 06:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 625
Posted By Millstone

Philipsen in Rotterdam was indeed it's origin. :)...

Philipsen in Rotterdam was indeed it's origin. :) Thanks non-fixie!

Yes, they indeed sold bikes under their own name. A Giant frame? Could be (according to the older woman I got on the...
06-19-20, 03:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 625
Posted By Millstone

What, even with those decals? They look faded...

What, even with those decals? They look faded enough for me to consider them original...

I havent measured the BBshell, should be 73 right? If Italian? :)
06-19-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,720
Posted By Millstone

Wow... disassebling and then PROPER re-assembling...

Wow... disassebling and then PROPER re-assembling a drumbrake is out of my league. Good luck sir! :D
06-19-20, 03:17 PM
Replies: 708
Views: 156,043
Posted By Millstone

Wich would be better (in looks, for maye next...

Wich would be better (in looks, for maye next years Eroica)?
First: Fulcrum 5.5 without any stickers.
Vittoria Corsa 25 mm tires
...
06-19-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 625
Posted By Millstone

It's heavier than my curent "old" bike, a Benotto...

It's heavier than my curent "old" bike, a Benotto 800. But getting decent tires on it will improve this one. And the rack on the back doesnt help either.

It is a touring/sporting bike, probaby low...
06-19-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 625
Posted By Millstone

How I missed making a drive-side picture, I dont...

How I missed making a drive-side picture, I dont know...

Here are some more: ...
06-19-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 625
Posted By Millstone

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1600x1200/img_20200619_111513522_2e68c753c03a57334bb749b6750ee103f58e0203.jpg...
06-18-20, 02:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 625
Posted By Millstone

Castagno Racing Bike, anyone?

I'll be picking this up tomorrow, a Castagno bike. No idea, never heared of them. I only have the pictures from the local Market Place.
It seems that it's an Italian brand, from Firenze IIRC. It's...
06-18-20, 02:33 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,752
Posted By Millstone

DONT replace that bike, if it fits. You only need...

DONT replace that bike, if it fits. You only need to adjust the seat so many times... If it's dialed in on your size you're good to go.
I've sold mine (a 1987 one), still have some regrets.
06-18-20, 01:44 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,720
Posted By Millstone

Long time ago I went on a biking holiday with a...

Long time ago I went on a biking holiday with a tandem. Including my then girlfriend and a big trailer behind the bike. Including a cotton tent and a 2 pit Camping Gaz cooking set... You get the...
06-17-20, 06:42 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,720
Posted By Millstone

Nice! :-)

Nice! :-)
06-17-20, 06:38 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,336
Posted By Millstone

Didnt Raleigh also have an "aerospace" bike?...

Didnt Raleigh also have an "aerospace" bike? White/yellow/blue IIRC.
06-11-20, 03:11 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,042
Posted By Millstone

Very nice!! I think you should at least...

Very nice!!

I think you should at least replace the tires though... :D
06-08-20, 01:15 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,185
Posted By Millstone

It really souds interesting, the Eroica. Maybe...

It really souds interesting, the Eroica.
Maybe 2021 is the year I should try this... Gives me time enough to prepare I guess. :)
05-18-20, 06:33 AM
Replies: 1,758
Views: 331,540
Posted By Millstone

Nice frame! Looks fast :)

Nice frame! Looks fast :)
05-18-20, 04:54 AM
Replies: 1,758
Views: 331,540
Posted By Millstone

Recently bought a Union Sapporo frame. I should...

Recently bought a Union Sapporo frame. I should have enough components in the shed for a complete build, minus some cable housing I suspect.

I am busy at the moment with restarting work...
04-24-20, 09:18 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,169
Posted By Millstone

Sad to see it go, I too learned a lot there. Take...

Sad to see it go, I too learned a lot there. Take care!

And, when will your next site launch? Will that be 12, 14 or will you take it up to 20..? :twitchy:
04-21-20, 06:21 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 45,181
Posted By Millstone

Yes, that looks like the same bike. Thanks! ...

Yes, that looks like the same bike. Thanks!

How "good" is Vitus 888 vs Reynolds?
And Shimano Altus, so that's a middle/low segment bike than, right?
04-20-20, 11:59 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 45,181
Posted By Millstone

Yes, Europe. The Netherlands :-)

Yes, Europe. The Netherlands :-)
04-20-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 45,181
Posted By Millstone

Quick question: there's a local seller here, with...

Quick question: there's a local seller here, with a Motobecane Super Sprint. In beige/yellowish/creme. Front fork seems chrome/metal. A quick google search doesnt reveal much as in build-year....
04-20-20, 02:14 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,185
Posted By Millstone

What, 2 x 10? :eek: what madness is that..! :D ...

What, 2 x 10? :eek: what madness is that..! :D

I'll have to find some brakes with a non-aero variant, but it seems I have the time for that :-)

And make sure the wheel stays fixed, it has a...
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