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09-26-21, 10:33 AM
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Posted By unworthy1

Yes, could be legit, would research when Greg was...

Yes, could be legit, would research when Greg was riding with "team DuPont"...and does the fork look a little bent (blades pushed backward)?
09-25-21, 09:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 181
Posted By unworthy1

^Wildwood's has many strong similarities but the...

^Wildwood's has many strong similarities but the graphic is "later" and the BB shell also has cast-in guides versus the "strap" on the OP's, and the DO's look to have no portacatena holes (hard to...
09-25-21, 10:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 181
Posted By unworthy1

curious to hear what the experts will say: I am...

curious to hear what the experts will say: I am certainly NOT one but noting some features like the number tab, the name of "M. Gabriel" on the TT, the portacatena holes in the DOs, the red border...
09-25-21, 10:05 AM
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Posted By unworthy1

wonder if those dents could be "rolled out" with...

wonder if those dents could be "rolled out" with blocks and grease (and LOTS of elbow grease)? You'd lose the paint and decals but cheaper to replace them than a new DT. Still, given that damage and...
09-24-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,547
Posted By unworthy1

Thanks for the update to your tour and this only...

Thanks for the update to your tour and this only re-confirms the warm place that Kool Stop has in my C&V heart: these guys really go the extra mile to support us with high quality products that would...
09-23-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 284
Posted By unworthy1

It's so obvious I forgot but Bianchigirll is the...

It's so obvious I forgot but Bianchigirll is the one who will have all the info there is on your frame!
09-23-21, 10:43 AM
Replies: 4,274
Views: 417,223
Posted By unworthy1

The deal fell thru with Force to swap bars cause...

The deal fell thru with Force to swap bars cause it's been determined that my pair of Franco-Suisse 40cm drops are most likely a 25.4 clamp and not the 25 he needs. SO, if anybody is looking for FR...
09-22-21, 10:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 284
Posted By unworthy1

measure twice, but also check if the DS is...

measure twice, but also check if the DS is righthand threading by trying any (either) Italian or Brit/ISO cup: it either "goes" or "no-goes" and there's your answer. People often mis-measure the...
09-22-21, 12:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 311
Posted By unworthy1

Not a model I ever saw in Greater LA: those...

Not a model I ever saw in Greater LA: those Carrera Sports always had chrome-plated lugs (same "fancy style that was sort of an homage to Nervex Pro) and fork crown, but not with a cottered crank:...
09-22-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 284
Posted By unworthy1

Dunno if I would doubt the "made in Italy"...

Dunno if I would doubt the "made in Italy" sticker but in '95 I don't think Japan would have been the 'cheap labor' alternative, more likely Taiwan if anything, but would Bianchi have routed Italian...
09-22-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 736
Posted By unworthy1

just read (more closely) the details of that one...

just read (more closely) the details of that one catalog page scan I had posted, and even tho there's a background pic of a red-painted frame (with "Designer '84 sticker) the specs only say the Aelle...
09-19-21, 11:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 736
Posted By unworthy1

given no chrome it's not a San Cristobal of any...

given no chrome it's not a San Cristobal of any vintage (Pelizzoli or Bonati) but not sure what a TSD model with all solid color paint yet a Columbus SL decal might have been called. Their catalog...
09-18-21, 10:50 AM
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Posted By unworthy1

Andy is still building in AZ, I think, so for a...

Andy is still building in AZ, I think, so for a free frame you could add a made-to-fit fork from the builder and still have a bargain!
09-16-21, 11:09 AM
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Posted By unworthy1

Not so much a "re-brand" but the original name...

Not so much a "re-brand" but the original name the Importer used before deciding a "Japanese" name was not such a market detriment, hence: "Nishiki" (type of brocaded fabric, also name of a river)....
09-14-21, 08:57 PM
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Posted By unworthy1

Force I do have a pair of Franco Italia drop...

Force I do have a pair of Franco Italia drop bars, these are 40cm and per my digital calipers the clamp dia. is 25.27mm. If these sound like the ticket, PM me. I just happen to have a perfect box to...
09-14-21, 10:25 AM
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Posted By unworthy1

I think I have a pair, will check and report back...

I think I have a pair, will check and report back with details.
09-08-21, 12:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 548
Posted By unworthy1

at a glance you "probably" have metric tubing,...

at a glance you "probably" have metric tubing, since the calipers shows what seems to be even millimeters with maybe slight additional thickness of the paint. Did you mention the seatpost size...
09-07-21, 12:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 548
Posted By unworthy1

As usual, Maurice Moss nailed the lugs! Sounds...

As usual, Maurice Moss nailed the lugs!
Sounds like the fork blades are most likely "Imperial" dimension, so could be Reynolds, not sure about the dims of other tubing set blades (such as Vitus) but...
09-05-21, 11:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 548
Posted By unworthy1

A new one for me, and thanks for introducing us...

A new one for me, and thanks for introducing us to it.
A couple things of note: tho the DOs are "shorty style"; internal cable routing in the TT, and the lugs look more 1980s era, but the brakes are...
09-05-21, 11:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 691
Posted By unworthy1

Wow, most impressive sleuthing and knowledge from...

Wow, most impressive sleuthing and knowledge from first MauriceMoss and then Chas: what a team! :thumb::thumb:
09-04-21, 12:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 691
Posted By unworthy1

not a good match to the Sachs logo, and he is...

not a good match to the Sachs logo, and he is very precise with that logo: I haven't seen any variations once it was adopted and the old original Richard Sachs logo replaced by it
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08-19-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 4,274
Views: 417,223
Posted By unworthy1

At a glance these springs and covers look like...

At a glance these springs and covers look like what Shimano used on other canti sets, with the 2 colors of plating to indicate CW and CCW winding.
Has anybody checked if there are other springs &...
08-10-21, 12:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,329
Posted By unworthy1

Great idea and I'll file this away for "the next...

Great idea and I'll file this away for "the next time" but will be out of the Bayarea on 8/21 so cannot make this one. That location is a great choice for me personally since I have friends I can...
08-04-21, 09:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 898
Posted By unworthy1

Italian threading and yes with a 26.8 this point...

Italian threading and yes with a 26.8 this point to Columbus Aelle but to hone more sharp results we will need some more pix of the frame details. The fact it has a hand-stamped 3-digit serial is...
07-28-21, 09:14 AM
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Posted By unworthy1

Correct, and just like a Mondia expect this to be...

Correct, and just like a Mondia expect this to be metric 531 thruout with Swiss (or possible FR) threaded BB shell. No idea why Mondia decided to have a "second brand" but there is virtually no...
07-26-21, 08:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 378
Posted By unworthy1

I also have a Channelock version of the thin...

I also have a Channelock version of the thin ignition pliers, and surprised how often I need them to snap the "no tools needed" master links that never seem to work without mechanical help. Maybe I...
07-26-21, 08:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 865
Posted By unworthy1

Or give it a quality Phil Wood BB with Swiss...

Or give it a quality Phil Wood BB with Swiss "rings" which Phil made for years. It will probably last longer than most of us will. I have to agree: the ride of my Allegro is as smooth and comfortable...
07-24-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 777
Posted By unworthy1

Beautiful job, stunning results! Congrats and...

Beautiful job, stunning results! Congrats and thanks for sharing!
My only tech comment it that Vaseline is basically jellied mineral oil so what long-term effect does mineral oil have on Delrin? I...
07-24-21, 10:27 AM
Replies: 4,274
Views: 417,223
Posted By unworthy1

Yep, one clip in the mail from me. Hope it does...

Yep, one clip in the mail from me. Hope it does the trick.
07-23-21, 09:08 AM
Replies: 4,274
Views: 417,223
Posted By unworthy1

I can send you one in "GOOD" condition for free,...

I can send you one in "GOOD" condition for free, maybe reimburse me for the stamps if anything. It just has a little light surface rust that might just "buff right off", it has no machine screw/nut...
07-22-21, 07:21 PM
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Posted By unworthy1

Has the "death fork" but unsure which iteration...

Has the "death fork" but unsure which iteration (pinned or not)
07-21-21, 05:45 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,772
Posted By unworthy1

also Gipiemme (GPM) FWIW I don't think the...

also Gipiemme (GPM)
FWIW I don't think the serrations actually do much especially after they have worn the inner surface of the seat lug ears and/or been worn too smooth to "bite", so I have no...
07-21-21, 02:03 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,999
Posted By unworthy1

this thread kills me cause there's a Rascal I...

this thread kills me cause there's a Rascal I walk past in my 'hood that was U-locked around the top tube, still has the one-piece stem and bars, but bike thief trashed the TT trying to pry off the...
07-20-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 354
Posted By unworthy1

Same here: no immediate need but I sure would...

Same here: no immediate need but I sure would like to be able to buy some when I do have a need!
07-18-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 451
Posted By unworthy1

as noted they (both HS and stems) are not that...

as noted they (both HS and stems) are not that easy to find, especially in sliver. I have found and used Cane Creek 1" threadless, (as well as the "original Aheadset" brand which I believe also is...
07-18-21, 11:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By unworthy1

Mercier returns to France, perhaps

A topic and news clip from the CR list: does not seem to be a done deal just yet, may not become a trend, but....interesting and maybe hopeful development.
A C&V brand but the products will be very...
07-17-21, 10:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 618
Posted By unworthy1

Since I can't restrain myself: the color namers...

Since I can't restrain myself: the color namers at BMW went to the other side of England for inspiration, they call the lighter gray "Bristol", but for a darker gray they picked "Derby" (which over...
07-16-21, 03:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 618
Posted By unworthy1

Interesting! Was the contractor for DB also...

Interesting! Was the contractor for DB also building Univegas in the same timeframe?

I'll cut to the BMW red color answers (it was a pointless hi-jacking since only jetboy knows what color his...
07-15-21, 10:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 618
Posted By unworthy1

OK now I have a thread hijack contest based on...

OK now I have a thread hijack contest based on this being a Bimmer 02 hood from '75:
Name that Color (Name)!

BMWs from this era all had stock paint colors named for things/places that the paint...
07-15-21, 06:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 618
Posted By unworthy1

It has to be a Univega and the "Lawee Design"...

It has to be a Univega and the "Lawee Design" decal was something I saw later than when the under-chainstay rear brake was in fashion, plus odd touch for the spare spoke holders on what seems to be a...
07-15-21, 12:06 PM
Replies: 4,274
Views: 417,223
Posted By unworthy1

I have a front-only SunTour Superbe High flange...

I have a front-only SunTour Superbe High flange 36-hole hub, built once but spins like buttah!
Also has solid axle and track nuts (if you need QR you'd have to replace the axle)
I assume to be made...
07-12-21, 10:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 524
Posted By unworthy1

I immediately thought: "is somebody 3D-printing...

I immediately thought: "is somebody 3D-printing these"? With the metal-infused stuff that's supposed to be on the market for the really high-end 3D machines, but would not be surprised if that...
07-11-21, 12:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 524
Posted By unworthy1

I think it's a design flaw and the cast steel...

I think it's a design flaw and the cast steel part (as choice of mfg.) only compounds that.
I have a complete 1R stem if you want to buy the big enchilada and cannibalize as you wish, PM me.
It's...
07-11-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 4,274
Views: 417,223
Posted By unworthy1

Sure, that solves the diameter no-go but my point...

Sure, that solves the diameter no-go but my point is that the clamp widths will not swap between the 'road lever bodies' (clamps are approx 15mm) and the 'upright lever bodies' clamps are approx....
07-10-21, 11:45 AM
Replies: 4,274
Views: 417,223
Posted By unworthy1

I have seen those clamp bands (either Weinmann or...

I have seen those clamp bands (either Weinmann or Dia Compe) stamped "22".but not "22.2", do they come in that size?

The wider clamp bands (used on road lever bodies) seem to come in the next...
07-10-21, 11:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 934
Posted By unworthy1

So thanks to Juvela for sleuthing these frame...

So thanks to Juvela for sleuthing these frame parts, we may have Nervex 15/158 lugs and brakebridge but Agrati stamped dropouts: which country of origin would that point to?
Couple more questions:...
07-08-21, 06:54 PM
Replies: 64,091
Views: 9,896,189
Posted By unworthy1

Yeah^ but the $40 Stella/Arctic Cat Columbus...

Yeah^ but the $40 Stella/Arctic Cat Columbus tre-tubi frame is not so bad, either!
and I was thrown off by the pic but that's not just a frameset, it's a complete bike (mas o menos)
07-08-21, 04:05 PM
Replies: 4,274
Views: 417,223
Posted By unworthy1

are you set on 47t only, or could you stand a...

are you set on 47t only, or could you stand a larger more common size (52t for example)?
07-08-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 365
Posted By unworthy1

We'd need some better pix of the frame details,...

We'd need some better pix of the frame details, and not of the components. At a glance (and since you are in Ukraine) I think this is one of the mid-range models in the Concorde range hardly ever...
07-08-21, 08:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 934
Posted By unworthy1

They do, but not so much the brake bridge (which...

They do, but not so much the brake bridge (which is distinctive but of what brand I don't know). The nubs/points on the stamped dropouts will also be a clue for somebody who has seen such a thing...
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