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09-27-21, 12:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 92
Posted By SJX426

Soviet quality? Sorry, Can't help. There are...

Soviet quality? Sorry, Can't help. There are Campagnolo Track spindles on the bay. You would need cups to go with them and I don't recall if they are thin or thick.
09-22-21, 06:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,508
Posted By SJX426

I may convert at the 2:30 position. The reason is...

I may convert at the 2:30 position. The reason is that that is the position I like the pedal to be in when I start from a start.
09-22-21, 06:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 688
Posted By SJX426

Nah. Too nice a frame set. It is on my list and...

Nah. Too nice a frame set. It is on my list and has been for a few years. Contemplated buying a 3V Team but it isn't the same.
09-22-21, 05:37 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,408
Posted By SJX426

sykerocker - Folding a Tubular Tire - Google...

sykerocker - Folding a Tubular Tire - Google Photos
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09-21-21, 04:00 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,408
Posted By SJX426

sykerocker - Nice touch but they may have been...

sykerocker - Nice touch but they may have been scowling at that tubular under the saddle, or is it?
09-21-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,575
Posted By SJX426

Congrats jamesdak ! I really enjoy my Montello....

Congrats jamesdak ! I really enjoy my Montello. Welcome to the club if this your first or N+1 of Pinarellos is not a bad thing either.
Gorgeous looking bike! The changes look good too. Did something...
09-21-21, 01:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,121
Posted By SJX426

Elongated discussion on the chain wear but the...

Elongated discussion on the chain wear but the subject is sprocket wear, front and back.
09-21-21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 335
Posted By SJX426

Multiple cranks, all good.

Multiple cranks, all good.
09-21-21, 05:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 397
Posted By SJX426

mitchiefulfer - It may be a candidate for bending...

mitchiefulfer - It may be a candidate for bending it back. My concern is the new bend is fairly concentrated. Ask gugie. Don't know where you are located, but he can give advise and service. Doug...
09-20-21, 05:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 331
Posted By SJX426

I know this isn't the same but the Ergos have an...

I know this isn't the same but the Ergos have an option for the second cable to route toward the front or back of the bar.
Initially I routed to the front and recently re routed toward the back....
09-16-21, 11:05 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,526
Posted By SJX426

I have a list on my white board in my home...

I have a list on my white board in my home office:

De Rosa Professional
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09-15-21, 01:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 274
Posted By SJX426

Looks like your saddle could go back more. Nice...

Looks like your saddle could go back more.
Nice looking bike! What year do you think it is?
09-15-21, 01:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 327
Posted By SJX426

yeah I would get it just for the drive train and...

yeah I would get it just for the drive train and wing nuts. If it is a 1950 bike, that would be a plus.
09-15-21, 12:44 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,476
Posted By SJX426

In 2017 I commuted nearly 4K miles and averaged...

In 2017 I commuted nearly 4K miles and averaged about 17+. It didn't really matter which bike I used. Tried it with my Rockhopper with suspension fork or rigid with 2.1" tires or the Pinarello...
09-15-21, 06:10 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,508
Posted By SJX426

OH Fun! Tire ID should be on the DS and...

OH Fun!
Tire ID should be on the DS and centered on the valve for ease of finding the valve (tubulars don't have an option). If you have colored spokes then the spokes adjacent to the valve should...
09-14-21, 10:13 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,909
Posted By SJX426

quickrick - Beautiful Bott! Lust!

quickrick - Beautiful Bott! Lust!
09-14-21, 06:17 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,909
Posted By SJX426

justcynn - I would go for the Le Tour. Nice color.

justcynn - I would go for the Le Tour. Nice color.
09-14-21, 05:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 457
Posted By SJX426

I started with dimensions as I have already...

I started with dimensions as I have already stripped the bikes down so don't have measurements for all of them. My column headers include:
Year,
Frame - Decal
HT angle
HT
Steerer length
Fork DO...
09-13-21, 01:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,214
Posted By SJX426

[QUOTE=philbob57;22228256]Wireless braking on a...

[QUOTE=philbob57;22228256]Wireless braking on a C& V bike - way to go![QUOTE]
It didn't work! I think the adjuster is on the wrong side of the caliper.
09-13-21, 11:05 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,214
Posted By SJX426

Tan sidewalls should look as good or bad as the...

Tan sidewalls should look as good or bad as the white tape on the HB and the white saddle.:giver:
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09-13-21, 08:43 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,909
Posted By SJX426

quickrick - Please add your pics to this thread...

quickrick - Please add your pics to this thread if you haven't already.
Show us your Pinarello - Bike Forums (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/954765-show-us-your-pinarello.html)
09-13-21, 07:40 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,909
Posted By SJX426

Gotta pick your quality based on usage and ROI if...

Gotta pick your quality based on usage and ROI if it breaks later. There is a place for some HB tools like impact sockets!
09-13-21, 07:33 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,214
Posted By SJX426

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50586848271_cf...

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09-13-21, 07:21 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,909
Posted By SJX426

himespau - Nope. Brooks Swallow and not Brooke...

himespau - Nope. Brooks Swallow and not Brooke Swallow!
Still a good design from 1937. I now have three. I was a Brooks Professional kinda guy from my saddle back in 1972, still use it. The Swallow...
09-13-21, 06:38 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,909
Posted By SJX426

OK well I will join the repetition and the great...

OK well I will join the repetition and the great set of bikes in this thread.

have noticed in the last couple of weeks that the other thread doesn't have much activity.

I tried really hard to...
09-13-21, 06:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 553
Posted By SJX426

CrowSeph - Nice first proto! Regarless of where...

CrowSeph - Nice first proto!
Regarless of where you mount the tab, under the nut or at the head, I think you need two mounts to keep it from twisting. Perhaps both under the head and the nut. allow...
09-13-21, 05:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 749
Posted By SJX426

I really like the bike anyway!

I really like the bike anyway!
09-10-21, 06:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 194
Posted By SJX426

does only creak when you are riding? If so, it...

does only creak when you are riding? If so, it could be any number of sources. Often the saddle, crank area, or even the handlebars/stem. The "creaks" from the rear hub indicates lack of lubrication,...
09-09-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 492
Posted By SJX426

ST measurement is key. CTT or CTC? Many Italian...

ST measurement is key. CTT or CTC? Many Italian frames are "square", or close to it not the extreme of 56/53. Even CTT this is a bit much but if the ST lug projects high enough or has a point...
09-09-21, 02:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 648
Posted By SJX426

The interference may be with the cage in the...

The interference may be with the cage in the inside ring position.
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09-09-21, 10:42 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 648
Posted By SJX426

ThermionicScott - It is a bolt. I have the same...

ThermionicScott - It is a bolt. I have the same FD.
Just below the threaded hole on the other side is a stud used to pivot the lower arm. Don't know if it is a steel insert or not, likely....
Replies: 18
Views: 749
Posted By SJX426

LOL! If there is a SN, it can't be a Colnago! Not...

LOL! If there is a SN, it can't be a Colnago! Not to mention that he lug cutouts are typically a clover.
09-09-21, 07:04 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 648
Posted By SJX426

I just eye balled it with a cloth tape measure....

I just eye balled it with a cloth tape measure. Since posting, I checked the Pinarello and it is the same within a couple of tenths of a mm. I didn't remove the crank, just placed the end of the tape...
09-09-21, 06:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By SJX426

SRAM denotes there chain with the first digit...

SRAM denotes there chain with the first digit indicating rear freewheel/cassette number of sprockets, 8xx indicates 8 speed application in terms of the number of sprockets on the rear. Thickness of...
09-09-21, 06:00 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 648
Posted By SJX426

himespau - For another reference, the distance...

himespau - For another reference, the distance from the BB center to the bottom of the braze-on is 13.5mm on my 89 De Rosa.
09-08-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,849
Posted By SJX426

Wow! Thanks for documenting this information! I...

Wow! Thanks for documenting this information! I have been overwhelmed with the differences of the marque and don't even know where to begin to identify what EMC bike to seek. This didn't help! Now I...
09-08-21, 07:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 760
Posted By SJX426

milksteaks - Beautiful results! takes me back to...

milksteaks - Beautiful results! takes me back to that time period in my life!
How does that bell sound? I like the clarity and longevity of the normal Crane and have quite a few. Would like...
09-08-21, 06:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 194
Posted By SJX426

I like it. 3 first impressions are the brakes, FD...

I like it. 3 first impressions are the brakes, FD mount and maybe the use of Ergos.
If you haven't ridden 20" wheels, it may be a bit of a distraction at first.
the suspension is of appealing to...
09-07-21, 02:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 780
Posted By SJX426

Best of luck. At least they last longer now and...

Best of luck. At least they last longer now and are moving to be a commodity procedure!
09-07-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 92
Posted By SJX426

1973 Raleigh GP Mixte Morph

Back in 1973 I convinced my girl friend to buy the subject bike. This is nearly what it looked like then, even though this picture was taken in 2009...
09-07-21, 09:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 774
Posted By SJX426

Chris Horner’s standing climbing style wins him...

Chris Horner’s standing climbing style wins him the Vuelta | Tour de France on TV (https://tourdefranceontv.co.uk/chris-horners-standing-climbing-style-wins-him-the-vuelta/)
09-07-21, 09:02 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,693
Posted By SJX426

So may years ago! I think my first bike ride was...

So may years ago! I think my first bike ride was in 1956/7. I was not in grade school yet. I went down a gravel driveway and crashed at the bottom. My first bike was Murry, Don't recall the model. It...
09-07-21, 07:31 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 648
Posted By SJX426

himespau - I had nearly the exact same issue when...

himespau - I had nearly the exact same issue when building the De Rosa. Unbeknownst to me, I purchased a triple FD thinking it was a double. It would not go past the outside ring. That is when I...
09-07-21, 07:03 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,909
Posted By SJX426

Neo Chino or Nuovo Chino

Neo Chino or Nuovo Chino
09-06-21, 11:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 879
Posted By SJX426

Elegant! iab I enjoy seeing all your oldies! True...

Elegant! iab I enjoy seeing all your oldies! True C&V.
09-05-21, 02:39 PM
Replies: 2,535
Views: 269,167
Posted By SJX426

Looks a bit lionesk ...

Looks a bit lionesk
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09-05-21, 05:25 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,057
Posted By SJX426

Want to be noticed? works on cars occasionally. ...

Want to be noticed? works on cars occasionally.
Amazon.com : Hornit dB140 Bike Horn with Remote Trigger for Cycling (dB140) : Bike Horns : Sports & Outdoors...
09-03-21, 06:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 786
Posted By SJX426

How does the weight of the Superleggra compare to...

How does the weight of the Superleggra compare to the Flite Ti?
09-03-21, 06:05 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 9,501
Posted By SJX426

Finally got up the desire to update the cockpit....

Finally got up the desire to update the cockpit. Removed tape and Ergos, then the stem/handlebars.

Thought I would use the set in the previous post, 127, of all black. The problem was the cable...
09-03-21, 05:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 588
Posted By SJX426

Just don't do this ...

Just don't do this
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Two points off, wrong pads...
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