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09-26-21, 06:38 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,048
Posted By P!N20

Things You Won't Read in the C&V Forum...

Things You Won't Read in the C&V Forum (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1232735-things-you-won-t-read-c-v-forum.html)
09-21-21, 09:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,508
Posted By P!N20

This is probably why I like the DS crank aligned...

This is probably why I like the DS crank aligned with the chain stay - the pedal is given its own space and the crank arm doesn't look like a crutch like when it is aligned with the seat tube.
...
09-20-21, 10:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,597
Posted By P!N20

Tiralento offer chain stitch embroidered...

Tiralento offer chain stitch embroidered text/logos to their collection of jerseys:

https://www.tiralento.com/products-categories/cycling-jerseys/

Got some nice shoes and stuff, too. Not cheap,...
09-20-21, 05:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,585
Posted By P!N20

Fetish

Fetish
09-19-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 481
Posted By P!N20

The fork on the white frame looks like it is a...

The fork on the white frame looks like it is a slightly different shade in your images - wondering if it is original? Could Dawes be a possibility?

Looks like the other frame has a Sugino clamp...
09-19-21, 06:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 784
Posted By P!N20

The big ring teeth in the first image look...

The big ring teeth in the first image look hammered.
09-16-21, 07:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,585
Posted By P!N20

Fun at the time but there's always a feeling of...

Fun at the time but there's always a feeling of shame afterwards.

Usually ends messy.

It's only conducted in dark corners of the house.

Starts innocent enough, but before long you're buying...
09-16-21, 06:04 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,526
Posted By P!N20

I'm struggling to get my list down to five.

I'm struggling to get my list down to five.
09-15-21, 06:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,508
Posted By P!N20

Take the photo with the bike upside down.

Take the photo with the bike upside down.
09-15-21, 05:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 216
Posted By P!N20

I'm not an expert on Mosers, but it looks...

I'm not an expert on Mosers, but it looks original to me. Comparing yours to the image below, it looks like all the stencil joins are in the right place.
...
09-15-21, 06:41 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,508
Posted By P!N20

Probably explains why Colnago had the cranks at 6...

Probably explains why Colnago had the cranks at 6 o'clock; the Campagnolo shield would be the right way up.



Those superconductor rims never really took off.



Top gear, so your pulleys...
09-15-21, 01:47 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,508
Posted By P!N20

Crank Position For Photographs

When photographing your classic and/or vintage bicycle, what position should the cranks be at?

Let's see what the holy trinity thought.

Bianchi circa 1985 had them aligned with the seat tube...
09-14-21, 03:38 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,038
Posted By P!N20

Probably the bottom bracket

Probably the bottom bracket
09-14-21, 01:13 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,038
Posted By P!N20

Looks slo. (Little BMC joke there, they...

Looks slo.

(Little BMC joke there, they really should have called it the FA57.)
Replies: 7
Views: 425
Posted By P!N20

This is a fixie: ...

This is a fixie:

https://sc04.alicdn.com/kf/Udb70a8b5dc6b43e39765af950f8076abJ.jpg

This is a track bike:
...
09-13-21, 05:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,214
Posted By P!N20

Get the labels aligned with the valves and then...

Get the labels aligned with the valves and then we'll talk.
09-12-21, 05:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 749
Posted By P!N20

Put a D-ring bolt in it, and when you're riding...

Put a D-ring bolt in it, and when you're riding with your mates just reach down and adjust it and accelerate at the same time, they'll all be like, whaaaaaat?
09-12-21, 03:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 749
Posted By P!N20

Speed hole

Speed hole
09-12-21, 07:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,017
Posted By P!N20

I've got some early 80's Dura-Ace stuff that...

I've got some early 80's Dura-Ace stuff that doesn't stay nice and polished for very long, probably a couple of months? It's not too difficult to get it back to looking tip top though.

Most of my...
09-11-21, 07:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 878
Posted By P!N20

Doesn't look too bad from where I'm sitting,...

Doesn't look too bad from where I'm sitting, which probably means it's not going to be detected on the road. onyerleft is right, plenty of crooked decals came out of the factory.

Like the colour...
09-06-21, 05:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 597
Posted By P!N20

Connie is on Twitter:...

Connie is on Twitter: https://twitter.com/bikecamp

But this being C&V, I expect you to write her a letter.
09-05-21, 04:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 623
Posted By P!N20

It gets worse. When I eventually find the item I...

It gets worse. When I eventually find the item I misplaced, I've forgotten why I bought it in the first place.
09-03-21, 05:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 786
Posted By P!N20

Yeah the Superleggera had thicker, aluminium...

Yeah the Superleggera had thicker, aluminium rails. You'll never have a problem with the Supercorsa.
09-02-21, 10:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 812
Posted By P!N20

Only the finest DOC extra virgin olive oil for my...

Only the finest DOC extra virgin olive oil for my Pinarello.

Rock N Roll Red Devil for everything else.
09-01-21, 06:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 483
Posted By P!N20

Aesthetically - not much, but would have to see...

Aesthetically - not much, but would have to see them on the cranks.

Looks like they're cut from flat plate, so I'm not sure how the shifting will be with no ramp, but looking at mine there's...
09-01-21, 06:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,385
Posted By P!N20

While the pandemic has put an end to organised...

While the pandemic has put an end to organised cycling events in Australia for the time being (retro or otherwise) there are some other retro events that will hopefully kick off again when things get...
08-31-21, 09:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 483
Posted By P!N20

The magic knurled nut, part number 7161023 -...

The magic knurled nut, part number 7161023 - image taken from the drive side. Note the hole where the the chain guard pin would have been.

https://i.postimg.cc/XYjc6BBS/IMG-4002.jpg
08-31-21, 05:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 483
Posted By P!N20

Not really, there's still a spider arm, it's just...

Not really, there's still a spider arm, it's just located behind the crank arm. The chainring should have a knurled nut in the chainring which the male chainring bolt screws into. If it doesn't you...
08-29-21, 05:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 483
Posted By P!N20

I'm wondering since you asked specifically for...

I'm wondering since you asked specifically for C-Record chainrings you want the retainer pin in the right place (eg; aligned with the crank arm) and/or the knurled nut for the hidden bolt?

If so,...
08-29-21, 05:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,340
Posted By P!N20

^ Yeah, wow. You're right, there's nothing that...

^ Yeah, wow. You're right, there's nothing that says 'Pinarello' apart from the decals. I assume the Kestrel fork isn't OG, do you know what kind of fork it would have come with?

I'll be...
08-28-21, 09:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By P!N20

Rim brakes, definitely vintage.

Rim brakes, definitely vintage.
08-28-21, 09:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By P!N20

To ride to and from the track

To ride to and from the track
08-28-21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,340
Posted By P!N20

My Montello has cable guides: ...

My Montello has cable guides:

https://i.postimg.cc/g0DnGN5c/IMG-9785-edit.jpg

I think you’re right re: custom orders, it would go some way to explain all the ‘inconsistencies’ in the models...
08-28-21, 02:14 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 27,676
Posted By P!N20

Love to play, but, y’know, Australia.

Love to play, but, y’know, Australia.
08-27-21, 06:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,340
Posted By P!N20

Yes! Let’s see some pics! Great info, and...

Yes! Let’s see some pics!

Great info, and further confirmation that Pinarello serial numbers are abstract at best!

I’m always intrigued whether the SL Montellos had the ‘winged’ BB shell sans...
08-26-21, 06:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 540
Posted By P!N20

https://i.postimg.cc/qv9rQhc7/3E518478-81C1-4966-B...

https://i.postimg.cc/qv9rQhc7/3E518478-81C1-4966-B13A-3558B5956C2E.jpg
08-24-21, 11:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 753
Posted By P!N20

Yes and no. While your examples may indicate a...

Yes and no. While your examples may indicate a good quality frame, they can't really be looked at in isolation, you'll need to factor everything else in. For example; many high end racing marques...
08-22-21, 07:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 681
Posted By P!N20

^ The fine print on those auto products usually...

^ The fine print on those auto products usually includes a line to the effect of 'don't use on bicycle tires'. I'm sure it's probably low risk, but I second guess myself and conclude that a bit of...
08-22-21, 06:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 829
Posted By P!N20

I love Soma toe clips, their straps are also...

I love Soma toe clips, their straps are also excellent, but I've moved away from them as they're expensive to get to Australia.

They're a copy of an ICS design:
...
08-22-21, 05:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,166
Posted By P!N20

Said user has been posting the exact same...

Said user has been posting the exact same messages on various other bike forums. It's spam without the clickbait and smells a bit like an AI bot to me.
08-22-21, 04:12 AM
Replies: 806
Views: 80,692
Posted By P!N20

https://i.postimg.cc/fR7x0Mg0/1-C19-D531-09-FB-4-B...

https://i.postimg.cc/fR7x0Mg0/1-C19-D531-09-FB-4-B6-C-B439-DCB4-FBE4-E241.jpg
08-18-21, 03:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 177
Posted By P!N20

I’ve never seen paint codes for Pinarellos. ...

I’ve never seen paint codes for Pinarellos.

Either find a DuPont colour chart and pick the best match or get your painter to mix up a matching colour.
08-16-21, 10:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 583
Posted By P!N20

What size are you? There's a few pairs here that...

What size are you? There's a few pairs here that aren't astronomically priced: https://www.recycleandbicycle.co.uk/product-category/vintage-retro-shoes/

Planet X apparently have the Holdsworth...
08-16-21, 10:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 583
Posted By P!N20

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1230750...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1230750-vintage-1980-s-cycling-shoes-toe-clips.html

This comes up every now and then. Short answer is there are a few being made but they're often...
08-16-21, 10:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 414
Posted By P!N20

I say no. That tread pattern isn't doing anything...

I say no. That tread pattern isn't doing anything to dispel water and if you're leaning that far over on your bike you've probably got bigger issues.

Jobst thought tread on bicycle tyres was...
08-15-21, 09:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 395
Posted By P!N20

You'll need to bend one of the ends to get the...

You'll need to bend one of the ends to get the pads in and out. It may break, but it doesn't really matter - you may prefer it like that.

Vintage and Ergo Campagnolo: Reloading a Vintage...
08-15-21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 514
Posted By P!N20

Campy users should have a look at these: ...

Campy users should have a look at these:

1968-1982: https://lecycleur.com/campagnolo/campagnolo-brake-lever-hoods/

1984-1988:...
08-14-21, 06:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,329
Posted By P!N20

I'll have you know it's true love and we'll be...

I'll have you know it's true love and we'll be together forever...and if not I'll make sure that Minimax Ciocc is written into the prenup. :P
08-13-21, 03:38 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,329
Posted By P!N20

Will you marry me?

Will you marry me?
08-12-21, 01:12 AM
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