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12-02-22, 10:10 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,755
Posted By CV-6

A bit late in response, but note that the JA in...

A bit late in response, but note that the JA in the pic was built by Bernard Carré. Janssen rode BiC in 1969 and also rode a Carré.
10-26-22, 10:40 AM
Replies: 72,871
Views: 11,837,594
Posted By CV-6

My usual disclaimer: I have no dog in this...

My usual disclaimer: I have no dog in this fight.

If you are looking for a pretty much complete French group, there is a seller on eBay (https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_ssn=lvdr2008) that has...
10-25-22, 11:33 AM
Replies: 1,799
Views: 387,572
Posted By CV-6

One of the few bikes I would change my no buy...

One of the few bikes I would change my no buy rule. It would be interesting to compare the ride with my AA Gazelle.
10-20-22, 01:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,347
Posted By CV-6

More like you should be thankful for the...

More like you should be thankful for the exposure. A quick glance at the Lejeune (note, no capital "J" The Lejeune brothers did not capitalize the "J" in their name.) shows what is likely a top of...
09-26-22, 05:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 384
Posted By CV-6

I believe that would be Vitus 979 frame. The...

I believe that would be Vitus 979 frame. The frame material and the marque were Vitus. Reynolds did not make a 979 tubing

Excellent article on Vitus 979 by Peter Kohler...
09-23-22, 10:32 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,916
Posted By CV-6

Is it the original Confente finish? The frame in...

Is it the original Confente finish? The frame in the Coors race is white. It may not be the same frame. I have seen an older photo of a frame finished as the Auburn frame is finished. But again,...
09-23-22, 12:43 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,916
Posted By CV-6

That should be four per Jim Cunningham of CyclArt...

That should be four per Jim Cunningham of CyclArt who was "working with Mario" when they were ordered and did the paint schemes. Cunningham's words below from CR archives:

"I added the small...
09-20-22, 10:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 625
Posted By CV-6

Wow. I own 86055. Same 56cm size. And oddly...

Wow. I own 86055. Same 56cm size. And oddly enough, it also appears to have been repainted in red, white, blue although in a different manner and with metal flake paint. Pics do not do it...
08-28-22, 11:00 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,511
Posted By CV-6

Sold by his heirs. Ultimately Jim Cunningham...

Sold by his heirs.

Ultimately Jim Cunningham did Mario's paint.

A Confente frame was indeed used by Boyer in the Red Zinger Classic. Pic below is scanned from Red Zinger Bicycle Classic...
08-27-22, 03:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 746
Posted By CV-6

I have posted pics of both and the listmiester...

I have posted pics of both and the listmiester did not have me executed. Maybe the indexed shifting wasn't obvious and it was on a Waterford Paramount.

I kind of like the full name and location...
08-26-22, 07:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 186
Posted By CV-6

Which are out of stock.

Which are out of stock.
08-25-22, 03:31 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,986
Posted By CV-6

Never. I don't care for hot drinks. I do enjoy...

Never. I don't care for hot drinks. I do enjoy the smell of coffee brewing, just don't care for the taste.
08-21-22, 12:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 342
Posted By CV-6

At the moment, I have engaged nlerner for a set...

At the moment, I have engaged nlerner for a set of what he has to offer. But I think scarlson might be interested. Thanks.




I have been looking on there. But the seller of the papillion I...
08-17-22, 04:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 342
Posted By CV-6

Thanks for the offer. But finding a match is...

Thanks for the offer. But finding a match is likely difficult.
08-17-22, 04:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 342
Posted By CV-6

It is hard to say which brands have the threading...

It is hard to say which brands have the threading I need. I am new to the wingnut thing, but what I am finding is a lot of them were 26tpi even if they were metric size. I have seen Huret and Algi...
08-16-22, 07:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 342
Posted By CV-6

WTB: Hub Wing nuts

Looking for 2 x 8.0mm x 1.0 and 2 x 9.5mm x 1.0 hub wing nuts. Brand is not all that important.
08-14-22, 09:29 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 41,015
Posted By CV-6

86 Waterford Paramount ...

86 Waterford Paramount

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51945036721_53262486d3_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2n9cTFp)56cm Paramount first ride (https://flic.kr/p/2n9cTFp) by L Travers...
08-13-22, 01:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 609
Posted By CV-6

ca 1974 Masi GC. In the original thread that was...

ca 1974 Masi GC. In the original thread that was linked in this one, I mentioned I had plans for the drillium I shared. The rings are by Drillium Dude.
...
08-11-22, 08:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 500
Posted By CV-6

Gus Salmon.

Gus Salmon.
08-08-22, 10:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 642
Posted By CV-6

My first water bottle. TA Jacques Anquetil. ...

My first water bottle. TA Jacques Anquetil.

https://live.staticflickr.com/7416/11408446023_785d665168_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/io8gxe)TA 002 (https://flic.kr/p/io8gxe) by L Travers...
08-08-22, 09:58 AM
Replies: 2,521
Views: 301,188
Posted By CV-6

I use tape and twice have changed tires on the...

I use tape and twice have changed tires on the road. The first time, I did not leave a blank spot of tape opposite the valve and did struggle to get the tire off. Funny part there. A kind soul...
08-01-22, 05:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 537
Posted By CV-6

PM on cranks

PM on cranks
07-18-22, 11:37 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 9,149
Posted By CV-6

Thank you, Matt. I live vicariously through your...

Thank you, Matt. I live vicariously through your adventures,
07-07-22, 07:05 PM
Replies: 19,846
Views: 2,488,854
Posted By CV-6

Boring pic, but first ride outside after two...

Boring pic, but first ride outside after two stents last week. Bike is ca 1972 Lejeune Champion du Monde purchased NOS, NIB in 2007.

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07-05-22, 03:29 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 7,453
Posted By CV-6

That would be on the Page Bridge. Indeed in the...

That would be on the Page Bridge. Indeed in the last few years there have been major improvements to crossing the Missouri River. New bridge for 40-64 and barriers placed on the 370 bridge for...
07-05-22, 11:27 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 7,453
Posted By CV-6

Missouri River near St Charles ...

Missouri River near St Charles

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50075457818_20e5b24863_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jhZP1o)TC HOTN (https://flic.kr/p/2jhZP1o) by L Travers...
07-04-22, 04:26 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 7,453
Posted By CV-6

Forgot about this one. ...

Forgot about this one.

https://live.staticflickr.com/5609/30587181891_d2ec2d86b3_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/NATix2)DSCN1983 (https://flic.kr/p/NATix2) by L Travers...
07-01-22, 09:12 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 20,567
Posted By CV-6

Appropriate for the weekend. ...

Appropriate for the weekend.


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06-30-22, 10:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 394
Posted By CV-6

I have seen that frame before. Owner had it set...

I have seen that frame before. Owner had it set up as a three speed IIRC. That one is a Turismo.

Link to Raysport Strada post on BF...
06-22-22, 06:05 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 18,735
Posted By CV-6

Although not a long cage, it is the model where...

Although not a long cage, it is the model where the pivot is near the upper jockey wheel rather than centered on the cage. I believe it is designated as a "T" model.
06-22-22, 04:59 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 18,735
Posted By CV-6

Las Vegas area a few years ago. ...

Las Vegas area a few years ago.

https://live.staticflickr.com/1531/25006276176_74dd61208f_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/E6HGGG)Lejeune Pro (https://flic.kr/p/E6HGGG) by L Travers...
06-22-22, 01:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 639
Posted By CV-6

Check your PMs, please.

Check your PMs, please.
06-18-22, 06:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 305
Posted By CV-6

TTT. Now $40 shipped CONUS

TTT. Now $40 shipped CONUS
06-17-22, 01:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 394
Posted By CV-6

We all have our flaws. :rolleyes:

We all have our flaws. :rolleyes:
06-17-22, 01:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 394
Posted By CV-6

A Visit To Billy Goat Bikes StL: Raysport Content

Billy Goat Bikes in St Louis is the shop once known as A-1 Bicycles. A-1 was owned by Ray Florman, a remarkable person to say the least. He was born without a left hand but never let that stop him....
06-17-22, 09:45 AM
Replies: 2,521
Views: 301,188
Posted By CV-6

I will buy used to be able to try a high zoot...

I will buy used to be able to try a high zoot tire at a reduced price. Then I know if I want to pay full boat price. Excellent results so far.
06-13-22, 04:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 143
Posted By CV-6

CLB Front Brake Hanger

Surplus to my needs. $25 shipped CONUS.


https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/981x994/clb1_27555cde33185b468d6bce0505caa8ba5c585876.jpg...
06-13-22, 02:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 184
Posted By CV-6

Edco Competition Gold Headset French

A nice example of an Edco Competition headset in French threading. Pretty much a Campag clone. Crown race is 26.4mm. $55 shipped CONUS.

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06-13-22, 12:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 263
Posted By CV-6

Stronglight A9 Headset ISO/British

Photos may show it as cosmetically challenged, but it is functionally good and looks better in person. I measure the crown race at 27.0mm $45 shipped CONUS.

...
06-11-22, 07:33 PM
Replies: 19,846
Views: 2,488,854
Posted By CV-6

My pics are a bit boring. Gravel Lejeune on The...

My pics are a bit boring. Gravel Lejeune on The Katy.
https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/gravel_lejeune_june_2022_62cbef3a499471dbc25a748d49633e5dc2216fa2.jpg
06-10-22, 12:19 PM
Replies: 19,846
Views: 2,488,854
Posted By CV-6

40 miles in Illinois. Great day. ...

40 miles in Illinois. Great day.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52135583427_44703a9524_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2nr3uzr)20220609_151805 (https://flic.kr/p/2nr3uzr) by L Travers...
06-07-22, 08:52 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,123
Posted By CV-6

What is there to discuss?

What is there to discuss?
06-06-22, 05:18 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,645
Posted By CV-6

One good thing about this thread is I don't feel...

One good thing about this thread is I don't feel as guilty owning more bicycles than I really need. A
06-06-22, 12:36 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,616
Posted By CV-6

Shimano dual pivots for sure. If you are not...

Shimano dual pivots for sure. If you are not hung up on brand, Tektro makes calipers that would fit the bill. You can always remove the logo.
06-06-22, 11:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 98
Posted By CV-6

WTB: French thread 6 speed freewheel, 26T max

Title says it. I would prefer a 24T max, but I need to be flexible. I have freewheels to trade if that works for you, but they are not French.

Got what I needed.
06-04-22, 05:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 271
Posted By CV-6

I would be curious to see how that caliper comes...

I would be curious to see how that caliper comes apart.
06-03-22, 10:52 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,645
Posted By CV-6

And there are more now. ...

And there are more now.

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1411x773/20210111_160450_ec90ef055cdedf42c3862d17c0519c85596f75b4.jpg...
06-03-22, 11:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 280
Posted By CV-6

A case of close up photography making the item...

A case of close up photography making the item look much worse than it is in reality. And you are likely right. A few passes with a buffing wheel and all shiny.

And this is sold.
06-03-22, 08:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By CV-6

Interesting. I was going to do the "according to...

Interesting. I was going to do the "according to VeloBase" thing, but these do not show up on VeloBase. And looking about the net, I find the CB4000 is a Superbe short reach. However the pivot nut is...
06-03-22, 08:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 280
Posted By CV-6

PM received.

PM received.
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