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11-26-22, 09:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,730
Posted By smontanaro

I've still heard nothing (neither here, on CR,...

I've still heard nothing (neither here, on CR, nor in response to my texts and emails).

I wrote a script to download as much as I could from the Wayback Machine. I've had to work my way through...
11-25-22, 09:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 245
Posted By obrentharris

Franklin Frames in Newark Ohio comes highly...

Franklin Frames in Newark Ohio comes highly recommended by many on this forum.
Brent
11-25-22, 07:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 270
Posted By JohnDThompson

I've always used a TA #344 spindle for a TA...

I've always used a TA #344 spindle for a TA double. Those measure 114.5mm. The TA catalog also suggests a #373, 118mm spindle for a double, but I don't think I've seen one of those. The #374 spindle...
11-20-22, 11:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 244
Posted By thinktubes

Fairly certain SJX426 nailed it. Thanks!

Fairly certain SJX426 nailed it. Thanks!
Replies: 21
Views: 429
Posted By joesch

Will probably be purchased by a collector who...

Will probably be purchased by a collector who also rides.
Not a voting category.
A rider looking for an L'Eroica has many other options for better performing rides that still meet that ride...
11-12-22, 03:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 725
Posted By corsaclassic

That's a lot of material and for sure some top...

That's a lot of material and for sure some top collector with all the rare pieces that can fill gaps in the history. I guess it can become an encyclopedia!
11-11-22, 11:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 725
Posted By iab

I'd like to see a history of Campagnolo. I've...

I'd like to see a history of Campagnolo. I've seen over a dozen types of 2-lever dropouts. I have a guess at the rhyme and reason, but someone in Italy can be more definitive. Clarity on the...
Replies: 6
Views: 337
Posted By zukahn1

I have found recently when looking for good basic...

I have found recently when looking for good basic MTB or 700c gravel tires that a lot of the popular models are out of stock on nearly every site.
10-31-22, 11:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 854
Posted By obrentharris

I confess that fifty years ago I believed the...

I confess that fifty years ago I believed the hidden hub rule and the saddle-nose-to-handlebar fingertip rule until I discovered that, for my anatomy, on my bicycle, it was impossible to find a...
10-18-22, 09:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,043
Posted By Kilroy1988

Lovely Lotus... I couldn't help but notice and...

Lovely Lotus... I couldn't help but notice and wonder why you're calling the SR crankset a Sugino Mighty Comp? SR is Sakae/Ringyo and Sugino is Sugino. Different companies! This is what appears to be...
10-17-22, 07:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 570
Posted By Moe Zhoost

I've always liked the Tange Levin headsets and...

I've always liked the Tange Levin headsets and the CDS model is my go-to for short stack applications. My advice would be to avoid using a short-stack head set if you can avoid it. There are many...
10-15-22, 08:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,323
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

Love the paint job and black components. Man,...

Love the paint job and black components. Man, some black rims and more extroverted tan wall tires would really set that thing off!
10-14-22, 05:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 549
Posted By iab

Pictures would be helpful. I bought a...

Pictures would be helpful.

I bought a mangled 1942 Frejus with CC. This is what I did to it. - https://www.flickr.com/photos/68123172@N03/albums/72157718286844181

If you scroll through, you...
10-13-22, 08:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 866
Posted By rccardr

I think thatís a 64 Impala. 62 would be bubble...

I think thatís a 64 Impala. 62 would be bubble top.
10-12-22, 10:50 AM
Replies: 5,656
Views: 632,177
Posted By merziac

:thumb: Moody Blues So great when the kid...

:thumb: Moody Blues

So great when the kid gets it. My son was raised on classic rock, imagine that.

When he was about 15 he comes and shows me a video of a 12 yo in Japan simply ripping...
10-07-22, 05:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 429
Posted By omijay

This idea of a recipe for removing anodizing...

This idea of a recipe for removing anodizing keeps coming up, but as you discovered this is much safer to use and cleaner than easy off. No fumes.

The 100% lye is basically pure sodium hydroxide,...
10-07-22, 05:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 429
Posted By WGB

Remember to add crystal to water, not water to...

Remember to add crystal to water, not water to crystals at the pouring water can splatter
10-07-22, 10:41 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,763
Posted By chune

Here are my pics from this year: ...

Here are my pics from this year:
https://i.imgur.com/1Z2ebaL.jpeg (https://imgur.com/a/7BGX7Pi)
Full album here:
https://imgur.com/a/7BGX7Pi
10-07-22, 08:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,424
Posted By Mr. 66

It does moderately surprise me that it does not...

It does moderately surprise me that it does not have a front derailleur braze-on for being that year of manufacture.

I think the price is a tad wishful. The changing of text does not bother me,...
10-06-22, 05:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 936
Posted By jdawginsc

My new favorite stem

Fiamme Montreal. I love the lines. Very elegant. 10.79 including shipping and tax from a great EBay seller who honored the .99 bid.

...
10-04-22, 07:11 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,763
Posted By nlerner

Now we know what they do with all of the CA...

Now we know what they do with all of the CA Eroica registration fees.
10-04-22, 08:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 491
Posted By 52telecaster

Touring necessity. And actually it's a press! ...

Touring necessity. And actually it's a press!
https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20221004_091139957_hdr_c67c28dda8db07048282523a7c473ae2079ca62a.jpg...
10-03-22, 11:27 AM
10-01-22, 07:11 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,881
Posted By iab

Not badged Confente, but pre-USA and supposedly...

Not badged Confente, but pre-USA and supposedly the first Confente-made stay stiffeners. Just hanging there in the shop. Lovely bike.
...
Replies: 13
Views: 495
Posted By Mackers

No Record that I can see anywhere. Chorus...

No Record that I can see anywhere.

Chorus cranks and deraileurs, Veloce brakes, shifters and brake levers don't look the right color for Record either.
09-29-22, 07:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 876
Posted By Steelman54

At times hard to tell but from this photo the...

At times hard to tell but from this photo the fork looks bent to me. Seems to be pushed back a bit.
Replies: 22
Views: 601
Posted By Bogey Speedwell

Only way the scam I see would work is if he...

Only way the scam I see would work is if he handed you counterfeit cash, came back in 2 days, hoping you changed some of the bills out. If you agreed he would of walked out of there with the bike...
09-27-22, 05:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 220
Posted By iab

I like this one better. ...

I like this one better.

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_2099_3b568311f6530681839f91aff57e3435c94b402b.jpg
09-27-22, 10:30 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,881
Posted By RWHowe

In the context of the times, the Velo-news...

In the context of the times, the Velo-news newspaper was published monthly October to March and twice a month from April through September. You might learn about frame builders around the US from...
09-26-22, 01:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 801
Posted By bulgie

That outer parallelogram arm is bent!

That outer parallelogram arm is bent!
09-26-22, 01:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 801
Posted By bulgie

That inner cage plate is mounted upside down!

That inner cage plate is mounted upside down!
09-25-22, 09:51 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,021
Posted By RustyJames

Geez people, maybe the OP is super busy with work...

Geez people, maybe the OP is super busy with work and hasnít had time to post or wrench on the bike.
09-25-22, 09:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 801
Posted By SurferRosa

Or Soma for $43. ...

Or Soma for $43.

https://www.somafabshop.com/shop/soma-derailleur-cage-threaded-set-2790#attr=3684
09-25-22, 05:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 507
Posted By Spellscape

yes I'm thinking about ENE 11S SHIFTER |...

yes I'm thinking about
ENE 11S SHIFTER | Diacompe (http://www.diacompe.com.tw/product/ene-11s-shifter/)
09-21-22, 08:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 688
Posted By Thalia949

My recommendation is the Bicycle Stand in Long...

My recommendation is the Bicycle Stand in Long Beach. Evan and the crew are all about vintage, they are my go to shop. I;ve had a frame restored and other mech things. They are great and visiting...
09-21-22, 08:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 774
Posted By Doug Fattic

Using a sleeve (or more accurately 2 half...

Using a sleeve (or more accurately 2 half sleeves) makes a lot of sense for ease of repair and causes less damage to the surrounding areas than replacing the whole tube. The biggest problem might be...
09-21-22, 07:15 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,881
Posted By steelbikeguy

Photos of a Confente-built Masi, number M5. ...

Photos of a Confente-built Masi, number M5.
There are a number of photos, so they will be spread over 3 posts.
The photos are mostly from the 2018 Classic Rendezvous gathering.


head tube...
09-19-22, 11:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 583
Posted By smd4

I think this was popular for about 5 minutes BITD.

I think this was popular for about 5 minutes BITD.
09-18-22, 06:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,347
Posted By jamesdak

Looks like the first gen Dura Ace brakes with a...

Looks like the first gen Dura Ace brakes with a reach of 47-57mm. Wouldn't we consider that a mid to long reach brake now? The 7400 series are like 39-49mmm. You need a short reach caliper.
09-16-22, 05:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 884
Posted By smd4

I think thatís more likely. Cinelli sold that...

I think thatís more likely. Cinelli sold that ďspoilerĒ bottom bracket shell to any number of other bike manufacturers.

Either way, itís a nice frame. Donít forget to paint in the Italian colors...
09-14-22, 09:33 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,863
Posted By scarlson

I'm already doing exactly this for the campus...

I'm already doing exactly this for the campus cruisers that the bike shop doesn't have time for! But I run my business out of an old ammo can, takes up less space than a garage!

Lots of great '80s...
09-14-22, 01:18 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,863
Posted By gugie

Reading all of this whinging about bike shops...

Reading all of this whinging about bike shops leads me to think that many are missing an opportunity here. Seems like there are many of us who worked at an LBS BITD who could open a garage operation...
09-08-22, 08:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 284
Posted By Ross200

Chris Kvale. 15th frame from 1982

Chris Kvale. 15th frame from 1982
09-08-22, 04:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 284
Posted By Doug Fattic

It is a very nicely built fork so much more...

It is a very nicely built fork so much more likely to be custom made. Does the serial # on the fork coordinate with Chris Kvale in Minneapolis?
09-07-22, 04:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 778
Posted By Drillium Dude

I would call the condition of nearly all the...

I would call the condition of nearly all the parts seen in the photos "poor". Rust, scrapes, pitting, flaking chrome - it's all there. You can do - and already have done - better.

DD
09-05-22, 10:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 869
Posted By kroozer

When I was 15 I was looking to replace my Schwinn...

When I was 15 I was looking to replace my Schwinn Continental with a better quality lugged bike, and a friend offered to sell me his green Fuji S-10-S, which was quite well-used but very pretty. He...
09-05-22, 05:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 498
Posted By 100bikes

Rims have a specific ERD(effective rim diameter)....

Rims have a specific ERD(effective rim diameter).
If the original rim and the new rim have significantly different ERD measurement, the spokes
might not/will not work. They could be either to long...
09-01-22, 12:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 906
Posted By bikingshearer

75th Anniv. Paramount for the low. low price of . . . .

A 75th Anniversary Schwinn Paramount (built by Waterford in 2013) with an 80th Anniversary Campy gruppo is on the 'Bay for . . . wait for it . . . only $9,000. Shipping is free in the Lower 48.
...
08-31-22, 08:06 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,487
Posted By alexihnen

Iíd agree, but this was was raced in the...

Iíd agree, but this was was raced in the Olympics, the owner had the original drawings for the frame design, etc. etc. It was unique and beautiful. Iím not saying most people might have chosen...
08-30-22, 05:04 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,487
Posted By iab

Typo. 1975.

Typo. 1975.
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