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09-16-22, 11:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 621
Posted By Ex Pres

I have some (Ergo) Sachs Rival / New Success...

I have some (Ergo) Sachs Rival / New Success you're welcome to buy and paint red to match :)
08-31-22, 07:14 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,191
Posted By Ex Pres

I think they must have made this category up at...

I think they must have made this category up at the last moment :lol: , but it's proof that even an ordinary rider, not just a wall-hanger, can win a little something at these shows.
(You'll notice,...
08-17-22, 07:23 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,191
Posted By Ex Pres

Late signee, but in. I'm at the SureStay and...

Late signee, but in. I'm at the SureStay and will be arriving Thursday afternoon. My Frejus ain't like DBs, but I'll be bringing it to show, along with the Bruce Gordon [racing] Chinook. I'll be...
07-04-22, 07:17 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,696
Posted By Ex Pres

I've ridden Imperial centuries on the '74...

I've ridden Imperial centuries on the '74 Italvega, the '72 Frejus, the '83 Trek, a c.'80 Ranson and an '85 Trek that I no longer own, and also on some other mid-late 80's steel equipped with clicky...
07-04-22, 09:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 315
Posted By Ex Pres

Newest pickup - 67 Atala - correct decals?

I found on the web that smontanaro has had one of these pass thru his hands.
If the first 2 digits are the year then this is a 1967 Model Competizione, the oldest bike in my shop.
Though the NR...
04-29-22, 08:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 542
Posted By Ex Pres

I'm running a Cyclone Mark II FD shifting...

I'm running a Cyclone Mark II FD shifting 28/42/52 and it works well.
04-15-22, 07:38 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 6,599
Posted By Ex Pres

1983 cut-off must be a Classic Rendezvous devotee

1983 cut-off must be a Classic Rendezvous devotee
03-29-22, 07:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,375
Posted By Ex Pres

Need to replace that NR stuff with SR stuff and...

Need to replace that NR stuff with SR stuff and ride it.
02-02-22, 07:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,023
Posted By Ex Pres

Gold. Not a common TdF color and very nice. I...

Gold. Not a common TdF color and very nice.
I love metric and think that should have been the standard, but today, I'd go with ISO for a replacement.
01-31-22, 07:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 655
Posted By Ex Pres

Chinook by Bruce Gordon Cycles

Picked this up from a terrible local CL ad, written by the daughter. The owner actually knew he had something special but was moving and didn't intend to ride anymore.
He had bought this a while...
01-27-22, 01:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 570
Posted By Ex Pres

This sub-forum needs an Ironman thread

So here's my '87 Miami Vice dressed up with Sachs Ergo 8s .
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51368994798_6df963b23f_h.jpg

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51369509169_42f75271f1_h.jpg
...
12-27-21, 11:48 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,392
Posted By Ex Pres

Just 2 this year. First: Ron Cooper f&f I built...

Just 2 this year.
First: Ron Cooper f&f I built up with period Campy SR. The OO had repainted this many years ago, however.
Sub 20# with pedals and cages. I'm keeping this one....
12-25-21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,644
Posted By Ex Pres

I think it's over on the CR list where I've seen...

I think it's over on the CR list where I've seen reported that this shop sometimes glosses over issues with some of their offerings.
Similar to what jamesdak reports in the post above, but more...
12-20-21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,910
Posted By Ex Pres

You missed rim label oriented "right-side-up" to...

You missed rim label oriented "right-side-up" to the drive side when the hub label is "right-side-up" from the rider's perspective.
11-23-21, 04:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,652
Posted By Ex Pres

1. WRONG puller. You need a 23.35mm., and 2....

1. WRONG puller. You need a 23.35mm., and
2. I'm thinking you should be able to change the ring out without pulling the crank.

3. I have a Brooks Pro on mine.
4. I'll have to dig deep in the old...
11-15-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 838
Posted By Ex Pres

Full bikes I go the foam wrap + wooden dowel...

Full bikes I go the foam wrap + wooden dowel dropout insert route as noted above, but for frame/fork only I've decided to go minimalist.

I did this after receiving several frames from major...
10-14-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 736
Posted By Ex Pres

Your rig is similar to one I made up, u-bolts...

Your rig is similar to one I made up, u-bolts FTW.
I used a small jack to realign my blades, pushing on a bare axle I used in the dropouts.

Decided to add a picture of mine, though not in use. I...
10-06-21, 07:03 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 9,668
Posted By Ex Pres

I know some will say blasphemy, but I don't have...

I know some will say blasphemy, but I don't have a picture because I wouldn't own one.

Mavic starfish crank.

Here's a pic from the web (Edit: not allowed)

So somebody that owns one needs to...
09-17-21, 02:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 840
Posted By Ex Pres

Ha Ha, I make sure those types go out on bikes I...

Ha Ha, I make sure those types go out on bikes I sell so they don't hang around and get used.

Another one I sent packing was the first generation DuraAce paired-spoke wheelset WH-7700. Rolled...
09-07-21, 08:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,675
Posted By Ex Pres

So you won't be wearing your best shoes on fast...

So you won't be wearing your best shoes on fast rides?
09-02-21, 02:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,124
Posted By Ex Pres

If it doesn't move, I use anti-seize. If it...

If it doesn't move, I use anti-seize.

If it moves or spins, grease goes in.
08-25-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,185
Posted By Ex Pres

C&V Addicts - we can get excited by the oddest ads

This was the ad on my local FB marketplace:

Title: Campganolo Gears (yes, spelled just like that)
With these 3 attention-grabbing photos, and no further description, except for the offered price...
08-06-21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,660
Posted By Ex Pres

I weigh 210# and have AC's on two bikes. No...

I weigh 210# and have AC's on two bikes. No issues. Gotta get the screws tight, though.
07-26-21, 08:20 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 68,517
Posted By Ex Pres

My Cooper is finally built up and had its maiden...

My Cooper is finally built up and had its maiden voyage. Bike was great, rider/motor, not so much :)...
07-26-21, 08:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 803
Posted By Ex Pres

I use a Suntour Cyclone Mk II with a 52/44/28...

I use a Suntour Cyclone Mk II with a 52/44/28 triple
06-03-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 13,239
Posted By Ex Pres

Hey, most people I ride with consider my 10-speed...

Hey, most people I ride with consider my 10-speed Ergo bikes passe, too. May have to add them to the mix :)
04-30-21, 10:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 821
Posted By Ex Pres

Well, that blows. Get those ribs checked out,...

Well, that blows. Get those ribs checked out, and stay safe out there.
04-23-21, 03:01 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 11,411
Posted By Ex Pres

I didn't race, nor was I around racers back in...

I didn't race, nor was I around racers back in the 70's or 80's - but I never owned or wore a helmet, nor do I recall seeing other riders wear one back then. Always wore a cap, if anything.
I guess...
04-20-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 71,603
Views: 11,658,828
Posted By Ex Pres

I don't think that's a PY. 1. Pretty sure the...

I don't think that's a PY.
1. Pretty sure the tubing sticker not fully pictured says 3 tubes
2. Competition on the TT. PXs are Super Competition, pretty sure the PY would be Prestige
04-07-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 826
Posted By Ex Pres

Bought my first 10 speed from Pinto's Falls...

Bought my first 10 speed from Pinto's Falls Church, VA location back in '72 or early '73, a Gitane Interclub.
Had to go back and buy a fork after I wrecked it - so I "upgraded" and bought a TdF fork...
03-11-21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 345
Posted By Ex Pres

start here:...

start here: https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1103511-olympique-type-tour-de-france.html
03-04-21, 07:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,863
Posted By Ex Pres

Not monoplaners

Not monoplaners
02-18-21, 08:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,248
Posted By Ex Pres

Can you shrink it a few cms?

Can you shrink it a few cms?
02-08-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 8,192
Posted By Ex Pres

I wish I had a picture of my '86 DS Ironman. The...

I wish I had a picture of my '86 DS Ironman. The standard red and white frame, but I built a wheelset with red rims and used various models of red & red-sidewalled tires. May have replaced the...
02-05-21, 08:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,228
Posted By Ex Pres

Trainer (indoor) bike

Trainer (indoor) bike
12-30-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 464
Views: 33,591
Posted By Ex Pres

There are plenty of aesthetic choices I see...

There are plenty of aesthetic choices I see routinely posted on BF that I wouldn't have in my stable, but I'm not airing those.
Except for modern 4 arm cranksets - I'm calling those out.

BUT WHAT...
Forum: Southeast
12-16-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,135
Posted By Ex Pres

If you're on FB, you can find Dirty Pecan & try...

If you're on FB, you can find Dirty Pecan & try messaging them
12-11-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,218
Posted By Ex Pres

Jon has some info on other threads. Changing...

Jon has some info on other threads. Changing server, updating software. Would guess this glitch is temporary.
12-09-20, 12:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,727
Posted By Ex Pres

Should we all e-mail him and offer $194.30 ?

Should we all e-mail him and offer $194.30 ?
12-09-20, 07:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,560
Posted By Ex Pres

GTS753 / Cyclomondo (Greg Softley) (Aus) ...

GTS753 / Cyclomondo (Greg Softley) (Aus)
Velocals (US)
HLloyd (UK)
Gus Salmon (US)
BicycleDecals.net (UK)
When evaluating options (type, thickness), one thing you'll need to consider is whether...
11-27-20, 04:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 899
Posted By Ex Pres

I've used them on something, and they must have...

I've used them on something, and they must have been OK, as I don't remember telling myself to not do that again.
11-25-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,007
Posted By Ex Pres

950 is the frame. 7 and 9 are build packages.

950 is the frame. 7 and 9 are build packages.
11-25-20, 04:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,007
Posted By Ex Pres

'82 950 pewter with blue panels

'82 950 pewter with blue panels
11-22-20, 08:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,509
Posted By Ex Pres

I too often "remember" parts I no longer have,...

I too often "remember" parts I no longer have, and spend too much time looking for them. :)
Forum: Southeast
11-13-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,213
Posted By Ex Pres

Not sure whether that would change anything, but...

Not sure whether that would change anything, but here in AL you would just be asking to get run over, and no charges would ever be filed.

Now, alternatively, if you tie that wheelbarrow to the...
11-06-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,257
Posted By Ex Pres

They make regular ol' spray paints you find down...

They make regular ol' spray paints you find down at the big-box store specifically to adhere better to plastic.
Two-part paints can adhere to plastic quite well, and you can buy two-part paints in...
10-26-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,133
Posted By Ex Pres

The bar on mine - pretty sure this was OE ...

The bar on mine - pretty sure this was OE
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50234037442_380e2c0fbc_h.jpg

I had one wheel that was definitely not original, and one I think was. Campy hubs with...
10-26-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,133
Posted By Ex Pres

Mine is 531 plain gauge with a 26.2 (? - I'd have...

Mine is 531 plain gauge with a 26.2 (? - I'd have to double-check) seatpost. My original transfer was missing (blank rectangle)
And though I did not buy mine with all OE parts, I believe the headset...
10-26-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,133
Posted By Ex Pres

Here's a 1972 version - different paint job, but...

Here's a 1972 version - different paint job, but I bet the components are largely the same.
The "Record", as a bike from that era, is really an anachronism. The bronze Record rear der, after the NR...
10-14-20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,941
Posted By Ex Pres

I had and rode an '82 for a while. Nice bike, and...

I had and rode an '82 for a while. Nice bike, and my rear even liked the Ideale 2001 saddle.

The only issue I really didn't catch up front was that one of the plastic surrounds on a brake lever...
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