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08-05-22, 08:50 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 14,029
Posted By ollo_ollo

Glad you revived this thread. I never had a...

Glad you revived this thread. I never had a bicycle route, but during my teen dirving years, shared a paper rack route in the beach area of Los Angeles. In the late 60's I got a black Schwinn heavy...
07-23-22, 12:47 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 20,374
Posted By ollo_ollo

You're the best, come down to Florida for a bit...

You're the best, come down to Florida for a bit of sunshine and a Winter ride some time! Don
07-23-22, 08:27 AM
Replies: 489
Views: 20,374
Posted By ollo_ollo

Due poor math skills, my concession comment had...

Due poor math skills, my concession comment had an error!. Correct total is 82.7 kilometers. So despite generous help from Narhay and jdawginsc (a fine pair of fellow c&v'rs) my total is: 82.7 km +...
07-20-22, 08:28 AM
Replies: 489
Views: 20,374
Posted By ollo_ollo

Just a short comment conceding I'm unable to...

Just a short comment conceding I'm unable to finish this years challenge. Stopped at 51.4 miles/92.6 kilometers after my Sunday June 26th Clunker ride due to a crash 7/3. Cracked ribs are healing,...
07-13-22, 09:31 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 55,788
Posted By ollo_ollo

Good advice above, just will add: For rust,...

Good advice above, just will add: For rust, Oxalic acid is the active ingredient in Naval Jelly, Wood Bleach etc. Best buy is in crystal form at your Pharmacy, or online so can be mixed as needed,...
07-13-22, 08:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 485
Posted By ollo_ollo

These have quite a following, usually see an...

These have quite a following, usually see an $800-900 ask. My 84 Expedition has braze on mounts for its SunTour Superbe levers, so think yours is 1983 or older. My early 80's Centurion Pro Tour 15...
07-13-22, 08:36 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,497
Posted By ollo_ollo

Well done Russell, great price! Beats my...

Well done Russell, great price! Beats my Silver/black lugs GJ for $210 found a while ago. When I stripped it for overhaul, found prior owner had mounted a bottle cage by drilling 2 holes in the DT,...
07-11-22, 07:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 357
Posted By ollo_ollo

Great job Andy. The yellow is perfect. I would...

Great job Andy. The yellow is perfect. I would have wandered into "to far/self doubt" territory with a yellow saddle. Done it a few times, then back & forth. My youngest ride is a 3 X 9 Torelli...
07-07-22, 12:58 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 8,183
Posted By ollo_ollo

Bad news bump: Was feeling better Monday after ...

Bad news bump: Was feeling better Monday after my crash Sunday. We listed home for sale 7/1, despite not quite ready, expecting no response over 4th weekend. But Monday got great offer from out...
07-04-22, 08:18 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,335
Posted By ollo_ollo

It was ideal weather for a ride. Enjoyed being...

It was ideal weather for a ride. Enjoyed being among bicycle enthusiasts and seeing their classic machines. Chatting with 52 Telecaster. Matching faces to BF handles. Riding with the group. Special...
06-28-22, 08:29 AM
Replies: 489
Views: 20,374
Posted By ollo_ollo

My 1st ride was on 5/21, but betweenbeing on my...

My 1st ride was on 5/21, but betweenbeing on my Cino bikes training for Montana, plus home repairs/yardwork that piled up over the winter while away in Florida, had no time to get my Super Course...
06-28-22, 06:55 AM
06-27-22, 01:41 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,151
Posted By ollo_ollo

Could just as well be a Grand Record, Le Champion...

Could just as well be a Grand Record, Le Champion or Champion Team....All are Iconic. Have had this bike a long time and ridden it in most of the Western U.S. states. Don...
06-27-22, 08:54 AM
06-27-22, 08:25 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 35,413
Posted By ollo_ollo

Oh Yeah, what about STELLA?....Cock a doodle doo!...

Oh Yeah, what about STELLA?....Cock a doodle doo! (By Carl & Rose...
06-25-22, 09:18 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 4,459
Posted By ollo_ollo

September 2017: 1966 Schwinn Super Sport on...

September 2017: 1966 Schwinn Super Sport on Footbridge across irrigation ditch South of Downtown Stayton Oregon....
06-25-22, 08:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,544
Posted By ollo_ollo

All this beauty on display in one thread is quite...

All this beauty on display in one thread is quite a treat! "if you post your location you may get invited to some bike rides with those great people!" Unfortunately lists location as "AU" =...
06-24-22, 09:01 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,710
Posted By ollo_ollo

I found a nice New Winner for mine in 14x26 last...

I found a nice New Winner for mine in 14x26 last week. Helps some, but still on the fence for bringing the Zeus to Cino in July. Don
06-23-22, 08:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 996
Posted By ollo_ollo

Had a Raleigh Super Course painted by Acme of...

Had a Raleigh Super Course painted by Acme of Portland 20 yrs ago. I reaquested a warm white head tube and seat tube panel. This is how it looked....
06-23-22, 07:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 586
Posted By ollo_ollo

A very elegant, swifty ride. Really attractive...

A very elegant, swifty ride. Really attractive to the "senior" riders among us.. Don
06-23-22, 07:01 AM
Replies: 489
Views: 20,374
Posted By ollo_ollo

Oh yeah! Had that a few times myself. Better in...

Oh yeah! Had that a few times myself. Better in the driveway than miles from home. Don
06-17-22, 09:30 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 30,700
Posted By ollo_ollo

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Or Aluminum
06-17-22, 09:26 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 30,700
Posted By ollo_ollo

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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06-17-22, 09:13 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 30,700
Posted By ollo_ollo

Of course it does! ...

Of course it does!
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06-17-22, 08:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 836
Posted By ollo_ollo

My Torelli...Oooops, needs the pic ...

My Torelli...Oooops, needs the pic
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My Olympia Torelli...
06-17-22, 08:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 836
Posted By ollo_ollo

Thanks for your account. Truly Serendipity in...

Thanks for your account. Truly Serendipity in action. I have a Torelli Gran Sasso with a NorthWest setup from my Olympia WA days( fenders/generator lights, Brooks saddle), so really like your...
06-16-22, 09:33 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,701
Posted By ollo_ollo

I can grind this low combination up a mile long,...

I can grind this low combination up a mile long, 6% grade, but am at my strength limit, at a crawl, all the way up, not getting any younger. The Zeus freewheel tool I have does not fit the Zeus...
06-16-22, 09:00 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,701
Posted By ollo_ollo

A Zeus triple crank (1st one I've ever seen) up...

A Zeus triple crank (1st one I've ever seen) up front with 52-42-36 rings paired with a 12-24 Zeus freewheel. Considered "Alpine" gearing for competition BID. Means my lowest gear is a 36 front...
06-15-22, 07:25 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,701
Posted By ollo_ollo

As you age out, expect to spend more time in the...

As you age out, expect to spend more time in the 42. I'm closing fast on the big #82, and have several bikes with 52-39's, 2 compacts (50-36, 48-36) plus a few triples. Recently acquired a Zeus...
06-14-22, 06:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 575
Posted By ollo_ollo

The blue bike above has Columbus dropouts and a...

The blue bike above has Columbus dropouts and a Cromor decal, other has an SLX decal but I couldn't see any rifling inside the seat tube. Its fork steerer tube does have internal rifling.
06-13-22, 08:08 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,666
Posted By ollo_ollo

The...

The https://cyclehaus/mytenspeeds/FREE_...TRODUCTION.htm link works for me. Don (Well it did a minute ago, but not now)

Typing it in like this works sometimes on my setup: ...
06-13-22, 07:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 575
Posted By ollo_ollo

Possibly a Titan frame. I have 2 with that same...

Possibly a Titan frame. I have 2 with that same cut-off square seat stay tip. A treatment I have only seen on some, but not all, of those Titan frame sets sold on e-Bay back in 2005-2006. They were...
06-11-22, 06:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 663
Posted By ollo_ollo

A "Beautimous" ride for sure! Congrats, ...

A "Beautimous" ride for sure! Congrats, Don
06-11-22, 06:47 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,335
Posted By ollo_ollo

I'll try to make it up there. Don

I'll try to make it up there. Don
06-03-22, 08:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 240
Posted By ollo_ollo

Need a pictures. Does it have an ashtabula crank?...

Need a pictures. Does it have an ashtabula crank? What kind of Brakes? Fork details? Close up of Saddles?...
06-02-22, 08:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 692
Posted By ollo_ollo

I'm small, ride 52cm-54cm frames with no...

I'm small, ride 52cm-54cm frames with no problems.. I have one 51cm with a 55cm TT that works, don't understand this, but I like the bike so may be biased. Also have a 55cm and a 56 cm that are OK...
06-02-22, 07:31 AM
Replies: 489
Views: 20,374
Posted By ollo_ollo

The bike looks great! It's just the camera angle...

The bike looks great! It's just the camera angle making those cables look longer Andy. Don
05-26-22, 09:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 583
Posted By ollo_ollo

No longer have the bike, but repaired a black...

No longer have the bike, but repaired a black French half hood using some of this liquid rubber + similar method to verktyg above. Worth a try, has other uses too. ...
05-25-22, 06:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 527
Posted By ollo_ollo

Right, who needs priorities? The red one is...

Right, who needs priorities? The red one is probably faster, so offer $500 for both. Don
05-25-22, 09:21 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,710
Posted By ollo_ollo

Beautiful work = Stunning results. Looking...

Beautiful work = Stunning results. Looking forward to seei it up close at Cino soon. Probably riding my Stella, but just got a nice Zeus, my size, near100% Zeus components, but Universal brakes. ...
05-25-22, 07:05 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,362
Posted By ollo_ollo

All these say No! So ride on. Don ...

All these say No! So ride on. Don
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05-21-22, 10:32 AM
Replies: 489
Views: 20,374
Posted By ollo_ollo

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Leaving Stayton/Sublimity...
05-20-22, 08:08 AM
Replies: 489
Views: 20,374
Posted By ollo_ollo

Those Weinmann, true "Red Dot", levers are...

Those Weinmann, true "Red Dot", levers are seldom seen now. (According to velobase + CR thread, only produced 1963-1965) Once had a first year, 1 owner, 1965 Schwinn Super Sport that came with them...
05-20-22, 07:53 AM
Replies: 2,127
Views: 456,445
Posted By ollo_ollo

Agree. This is what I've read too. Your larger...

Agree. This is what I've read too. Your larger frame avoided the "quickie" solution to Capella lug and Heron badge incompatability of my 21" frame. Would prefer lug points with Heron badge on...
05-18-22, 08:43 AM
Replies: 489
Views: 20,374
Posted By ollo_ollo

My enthusiasm for the Clunker 100 challenge...

My enthusiasm for the Clunker 100 challenge continues to increase, so I was "In Again" this year, but so far unable to find a worthy entry. Been back in Oregon 2 weeks and the cold, wet Spring has...
05-08-22, 08:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,250
Posted By ollo_ollo

My other addiction caused me to read "Barn find...

My other addiction caused me to read "Barn find Shotgun"! But no disappointments here. This is right up there with an old Browning Auto 5.

Deore DX for the win. I currently have my 1971 Stella...
05-05-22, 08:08 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,472
Posted By ollo_ollo

Never been to "Eroica CA" but Cino is a very...

Never been to "Eroica CA" but Cino is a very Special gathering of great people and their vintage bicycles. Everyone should do it at least once! The charming little town(Pop. 500) of Hot Springs is...
04-22-22, 07:55 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 35,260
Posted By ollo_ollo

Enjoyed reading through this thread. Grant does...

Enjoyed reading through this thread. Grant does write well and I always liked reading his stuff. Saw several Atlantis Rivs around town when we lived in Olympia Washington. I looked into them but the...
04-20-22, 12:05 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 11,134
Posted By ollo_ollo

You kids quit bickering!

You kids quit bickering!
04-18-22, 07:39 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 20,374
Posted By ollo_ollo

Thanks Andy. Also just noticed they are labeled...

Thanks Andy. Also just noticed they are labeled Elite or Super Elite on the DS chain stay, I like the look of your head lugs better.
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