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05-23-22, 09:48 PM
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Posted By unworthy1

this is one great thread...I am enjoying it!

this is one great thread...I am enjoying it!
05-23-22, 12:05 PM
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Posted By unworthy1

the Allegro is a thing of beauty and a joy to...

the Allegro is a thing of beauty and a joy to view...Thanks for sharing and Do take good care of it!
05-22-22, 10:38 AM
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Posted By unworthy1

DAYum, I was headed there (anyway) tonight and...

DAYum, I was headed there (anyway) tonight and could have easily stopped by the seller (San Carlos is not a big town)...but now it's gone, jackie, gone.
Oh well.
Timing is everything.
05-20-22, 09:11 PM
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Posted By unworthy1

OK, will copy this info down and see what I have...

OK, will copy this info down and see what I have (if any) that fits the bill.

EDIT: yesterday's search results have cropped up 3 hubs, 2 front and one rear, that check some boxes on that list.
I...
05-20-22, 11:10 AM
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Posted By unworthy1

so far not finding anything in your size range,...

so far not finding anything in your size range, but I have a couple more bins to look thru.
05-20-22, 09:42 AM
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Posted By unworthy1

^I have a small collection of cheap hubs^ What...

^I have a small collection of cheap hubs^
What are your particulars, besides "cheap":
Number of holes?
Flange size?
FW or cassette?
OLN for rear hubs: 120/126/130/135?
any brand preference?
05-19-22, 01:08 PM
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Posted By unworthy1

are you fitting this spindle to a FR (68mm) BB...

are you fitting this spindle to a FR (68mm) BB shell? Does the taper matter (ISO or JIS)?
05-18-22, 11:46 AM
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Posted By unworthy1

PM coming re: the "unknown" first chrome...

PM coming re: the "unknown" first chrome unit
05-17-22, 12:37 PM
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Posted By unworthy1

not seeing either, but cannot read the text...

not seeing either, but cannot read the text (legend) which might have notes explaining the apparent omissions.
05-16-22, 12:51 PM
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Posted By unworthy1

Any interest in a CX fork? Modestly racy but...

Any interest in a CX fork?
Modestly racy but for a muddy sort of race :)
has 235cm steerer, canti bosses (close set for CX so not touring or fatty-fat tires), Oria blades, red paint
05-16-22, 12:17 PM
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Posted By unworthy1

Yep, as with the other Mistral Competition (sold...

Yep, as with the other Mistral Competition (sold in Encinitas) this one is made by Bianchi after they acquired the Puch name in around 1986.
Columbus Cromor frame with GPM ends and frame bits.
A...
05-15-22, 11:04 AM
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Posted By unworthy1

OA will remove the rust, but damage to the fork's...

OA will remove the rust, but damage to the fork's chrome may be deep so won't look at all "like new", also SOME of the paint could come off WITH the rust on the painted tubing.
So, don't expect...
05-15-22, 10:42 AM
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Posted By unworthy1

IIRC this is generally a straight-gauge tubing...

IIRC this is generally a straight-gauge tubing set made from low-carbon steel but in this case the wall thickness may be as shown on the label (8/10e) so it's possible this is a variant that has...
05-15-22, 10:34 AM
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Posted By unworthy1

Really hard to get a read with these pix, but...

Really hard to get a read with these pix, but what is sort of murky is: unknown to me "housebrand" from a probable good Italian Contract shop.
Mid-grade Campy stuff, the wheels may be better than...
05-14-22, 09:39 PM
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Views: 864
Posted By unworthy1

$75? that is insane.

$75?
that
is
insane.
05-14-22, 09:25 PM
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Posted By unworthy1

Naw...the brake cable housing is way too long. ...

Naw...the brake cable housing is way too long.
Totally spoils it for me.
I'd offer maybe $32.50 since that's going to take a couple hours of work to get sorted!

:p
05-14-22, 10:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 347
Posted By unworthy1

by the graphics it's "real" but from the era that...

by the graphics it's "real" but from the era that these were made by Rossin (probably) or Basso: Sante was gone and sold the name.
This MIGHT have been sold by Performance, if retailed in the USA....
05-12-22, 12:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 594
Posted By unworthy1

whoa! Colors (and sizes) I never imagined! Thanks...

whoa! Colors (and sizes) I never imagined! Thanks for posting th links!
I don't have a Campy adjuster handy, but one I'm looking for is a brown ring for a SunTour Superbe adjuster.
That "bead"...
05-12-22, 12:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 393
Posted By unworthy1

not sure who built the 1998 frames but with...

not sure who built the 1998 frames but with Columbus Nemo, Neuron and Brain you got some quality tubing, too bad the only steel fork is straight-blades, but...1998...;)
05-12-22, 12:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 489
Posted By unworthy1

and since it's on a 56cm it might be a perfect...

and since it's on a 56cm it might be a perfect fit, tho obviously not chrome. You can't win 'em all!
GLWS if there is one!
05-11-22, 09:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 423
Posted By unworthy1

Yes, as T-Mar and others have pointed to, it's a...

Yes, as T-Mar and others have pointed to, it's a TecnoTelai which is covered in this thread by Maurice Moss with pix of others that have the same Zeus DOs...and the lug cutouts match:...
05-11-22, 09:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 489
Posted By unworthy1

SO...you'll have a spare steel fork, then? Sell...

SO...you'll have a spare steel fork, then?
Sell it to sthurman!
It may be slightly earlier than his frame, but you'll make his day!
05-11-22, 11:11 AM
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Posted By unworthy1

looks like quite an early one with the long Campy...

looks like quite an early one with the long Campy DOs, early Columbus decal and no cable guides save the single stop on chainstay.
Understated elegance!
05-11-22, 11:00 AM
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Posted By unworthy1

symmetry is SO overrated! ;)

symmetry is SO overrated!
;)
05-11-22, 10:50 AM
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Posted By unworthy1

here are some pix from the mentioned Gallery: ...

here are some pix from the mentioned Gallery:
...
05-11-22, 10:33 AM
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Views: 594
Posted By unworthy1

if you can find the post where someone shared the...

if you can find the post where someone shared the number for "pretty damn close" matching o-rings sold in plumbing supply shops for about 79 cents, IIRC you can usually find such plumbing parts in...
05-11-22, 10:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 638
Posted By unworthy1

YES, we like to follow along with restorations in...

YES, we like to follow along with restorations in progress, especially of an interesting frame like this one.
05-10-22, 09:24 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By unworthy1

We have seen a frame with the same lug cut-outs...

We have seen a frame with the same lug cut-outs come up and been ID'd before...but cannot recall whose hallmark that shape was right now.
I think the mystery was solved by MauriceMoss BITD, but not...
05-10-22, 11:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 447
Posted By unworthy1

pad print (Tampo)inks are quite durable, much...

pad print (Tampo)inks are quite durable, much more so that thin vinyl decals or waterslides, but as noted on crank arms the constant shoe contact wears off even the most durable ink or paint.
It...
05-10-22, 10:44 AM
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Posted By unworthy1

Taking this on a slight hijack, but first time I...

Taking this on a slight hijack, but first time I even saw the Columbus decals (frame and fork blade) for Thron "Super" so...
anybody know if or how this differs from "regular" Thron tubing and fork...
05-10-22, 10:33 AM
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Views: 638
Posted By unworthy1

Is that a Campagnolo BB with FR cups but a...

Is that a Campagnolo BB with FR cups but a titanium spindle (axle) that's intended for an Italian BB (70mm width)?
BTW, this is not a "fuss" for most of us, we actually enjoy the mental exercise!
:D
05-09-22, 09:59 PM
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Posted By unworthy1

But, what monstrosity uses a Cinelli "spoiler" IC...

But, what monstrosity uses a Cinelli "spoiler" IC BB shell, but Shimano EF (stamped Columbus) DOs, that weird fork and even weirder "extended" seatlug/seat post?
I'd be tempted to say a "home-build"...
05-09-22, 12:32 PM
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Posted By unworthy1

ISO an alloy seatpost in 26.2, something not...

ISO an alloy seatpost in 26.2, something not fancy: a Kalloy Uno would be nice, but SR Laprade is fine. Longer/taller better than shorter, either silver or black OK.

HAVE: a straight-post 26.2...
05-09-22, 12:16 PM
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Posted By unworthy1

I read a post on the CR List (I get the digest so...

I read a post on the CR List (I get the digest so always missing pix and links) this AM from the new owner, was that you Bianchigirll?
I did not recognize the handle but newowner said they paid the...
05-09-22, 12:00 PM
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Posted By unworthy1

Could be, but in most examples I have seen that's...

Could be, but in most examples I have seen that's not where you see owner's initials (or Racer's names/initials on a Team frame) they usually get painted on the top tube.
Also this panto/engraved RA...
05-08-22, 12:03 PM
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Views: 638
Posted By unworthy1

Looks nice! And if the KL decal is legit you have...

Looks nice! And if the KL decal is legit you have something rare (and lightweight), but...nothing ringing a bell with "RA" on that Bocama forkcrown and serial numbers seem to match between frame &...
05-08-22, 11:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 489
Posted By unworthy1

Bet the Moser fork, if from the same era as your...

Bet the Moser fork, if from the same era as your Mondonico frame) would be "pretty close".
05-08-22, 11:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 199
Posted By unworthy1

never heard of a Moto "707" so most likely a...

never heard of a Moto "707" so most likely a model for the FR or European market.
My guess is by '85 Moto was not using either FR or Swiss BB threading, but OP can perhaps pull off one crank and...
05-08-22, 11:07 AM
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Posted By unworthy1

I'm quite familiar cause I own one and am a...

I'm quite familiar cause I own one and am a fan...BUT even with "tons of Campy" I don't think this is a realistic price, and that Modolo stem is not a selling point, either (those have a rep for...
05-07-22, 09:59 PM
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Views: 638
Posted By unworthy1

Upload pix in a "gallery" you make associated...

Upload pix in a "gallery" you make associated with your profile.
These can then be viewed and attached to this thread by those of us with more than 10 posts.
Columbus KL tubing is pretty rare...
05-07-22, 09:54 PM
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Posted By unworthy1

You have a MUCH sharper monitor, and maybe also...

You have a MUCH sharper monitor, and maybe also eyesight, then me!
I see this blurry pic as showing "digits" on the RH side of seat lug, not the smooth milling a Cinelli ( or for that matter a...
05-07-22, 10:48 AM
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Posted By unworthy1

Saw them too, most likely Campy 1060 verticals so...

Saw them too, most likely Campy 1060 verticals so very unlikely it's an honest Cinelli. Also the serial number on side of seatlug is another anomaly, a real SC might just have a milled
"capsule" in...
05-06-22, 08:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 508
Posted By unworthy1

Oooh la-la! What eye candy...:thumb:

Oooh la-la!
What eye candy...:thumb:
05-05-22, 11:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 576
Posted By unworthy1

I am in the Bayarea and had a medium blue Stella...

I am in the Bayarea and had a medium blue Stella frameset that nobody would snag so I donated it to Waterside Workshops (AKA Street Level Cycles) on the Berkeley estuary, last month.
They are having...
05-04-22, 07:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 656
Posted By unworthy1

you're right! that should be in the group with...

you're right! that should be in the group with Gitane and Hinault, etc. pointed to Nantes, since:
"21 Chaussée de la Madeleine, Nantes, France."
Tell DeRosa classics he'll need a re-printing run
05-04-22, 01:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 489
Posted By unworthy1

^true^ the only hope is somebody who thought a CF...

^true^ the only hope is somebody who thought a CF fork would be the bee's knees, has decided to "get rid of that old piece of steel junk"! :lol:
If you can determine the correct rake of your...
05-04-22, 01:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 656
Posted By unworthy1

Nice! thanks for the heads-up (chapeau!)

Nice!
thanks for the heads-up (chapeau!)
05-04-22, 01:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 450
Posted By unworthy1

All I can add is in the example above the "W"...

All I can add is in the example above the "W" (not a letter found often, if at all, in Italian) is shorthand for the 2 "V"s in Viva
05-04-22, 12:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 450
Posted By unworthy1

Which leads me to another trivial observation:...

Which leads me to another trivial observation: There's clearly some deep connection between Wilier and Trieste given the inclusion of "Triestina" to almost every frame right after "Wilier", even to...
05-04-22, 11:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 409
Posted By unworthy1

2 tips: those shown at Boca are stainless which...

2 tips: those shown at Boca are stainless which might be nice if you are sure to expose them to a very wet, salty life, but I think both over-kill and over-priced.
Your should be able to fine high...
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