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09-21-21, 02:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 706
Posted By romperrr

Okay, I'll join, yea the Early Brifter forum...

Okay, I'll join, yea the Early Brifter forum sucks. I don't understand why the mods felt it was necessary to create a separate forum for something that's mostly C&V. It did take me a while a...
Replies: 2
Views: 210
Posted By romperrr

Performance bikes are great values because...

Performance bikes are great values because they're great bikes with limited cache, eg people don't pay big bucks for them but they're well built, nicely spec'ed bikes. I recently built up a...
09-09-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 731
Posted By romperrr

I don't think he could have made a wrong choice,...

I don't think he could have made a wrong choice, honestly. All three will be fine on gravel. The MB probably has the most comfortable geometry from what I know of French bikes (I'm looking at you...
09-01-21, 11:32 AM
Replies: 64,008
Views: 9,871,955
Posted By romperrr

I've had luck with having the seller drop off the...

I've had luck with having the seller drop off the bike at a bike shop for packing and shipping. Not the cheapest way, but a way. I'm far far away from this bike otherwise I'd have offered to...
08-27-21, 11:34 AM
08-25-21, 10:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 528
Posted By romperrr

cut outs on the lugs, rack braze ons, and the...

cut outs on the lugs, rack braze ons, and the chainstay protector point solidly to a 1000. The earlier 1000's, like this, did not have investment cast fork crowns.

NIce score!
08-20-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 611
Posted By romperrr

Hi, I am that person. What size is yours? ...

Hi, I am that person. What size is yours?

Mine will need a repaint, the paint on there is good, but the PO brazed-on tt cable guides so around there the paint is gone. I can send pictures.
08-19-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,852
Posted By romperrr

I would love to know more about this science....

I would love to know more about this science. Please explain further if you'd like.
08-19-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 544
Posted By romperrr

I know this thread is about your wife's bike, but...

I know this thread is about your wife's bike, but can we take a minute to appreciate the world champion racing colors on your headset spacers? Bravo, sir, bravo.
08-18-21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 544
Posted By romperrr

Pretty in pink <3 Hope ya'll go on many...

Pretty in pink <3

Hope ya'll go on many long and spirited rides

The real question is, what will you be riding alongside this fine bicycle?
08-18-21, 08:22 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,852
Posted By romperrr

Rally for panache Cyclone for practicality...

Rally for panache

Cyclone for practicality AND looks, (plus the split cage is a nice feature to have while touring.)

XT if you're someone who eats pizza with a knife and fork

The choice is...
Forum: For Sale
08-17-21, 11:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 865
Posted By romperrr

That would be great, thank you. If it's a...

That would be great, thank you. If it's a straight profile shot I might be able to get an idea of frame angles and bb drop, which be helpful.

Beautiful frame.
Forum: For Sale
08-16-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 865
Posted By romperrr

I'm interested, although it may be slightly...

I'm interested, although it may be slightly outside my budget.

With the fender mounts, I'm wondering how big of a 700c tire can fit?

Also, given the short ST compared to the TT, is that due...
08-10-21, 08:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,875
Posted By romperrr

I'd gobble that up if it were a 57cm ST. I'm even...

I'd gobble that up if it were a 57cm ST. I'm even within your pickup range. Be sure to let me know if your co-op has anything in that size.
08-04-21, 03:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,095
Posted By romperrr

Very very very cool. Great job. I'm...

Very very very cool. Great job.

I'm surprised the OA removed the paint on the fork, I assumed OA was paint safe.
08-04-21, 10:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 255
Posted By romperrr

With the fork crown engraving and "B" on the...

With the fork crown engraving and "B" on the lugs, plus the italian drop outs, looks legit to me.

If you want a valuation, I suggest posting it in the C&V valuation thread.
08-03-21, 11:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 797
Posted By romperrr

I love that you've been united with your old...

I love that you've been united with your old bike. makes me happy, doubly so as you're taking care to build it up. Ride on!
08-03-21, 07:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 280
Posted By romperrr

Good luck with the build. I'm confident you'll be...

Good luck with the build. I'm confident you'll be able to give it the love it needs, looks like a fine foundation.
08-02-21, 06:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 535
Posted By romperrr

the long fishmouth finish on the drop outs both...

the long fishmouth finish on the drop outs both front and rear combined with what appears to a be steep ST angel and more lax head tube and the 180mm crank lead to think this was a custom build.
...
08-02-21, 09:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By romperrr

Looks like a Serotta seatpost clamp to me. See...

Looks like a Serotta seatpost clamp to me. See similar logo from an ebay pic
https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/urkAAOSwvEFfdhsZ/s-l1600.jpg
07-30-21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 725
Posted By romperrr

If that TT was 1cm shorter, it'd be on it's way...

If that TT was 1cm shorter, it'd be on it's way to me.

GLWS
07-25-21, 10:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 665
Posted By romperrr

How big of a tire do you reckon you could squeeze...

How big of a tire do you reckon you could squeeze in there?
07-25-21, 10:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 863
Posted By romperrr

Do we have any idea what the tubing might be?...

Do we have any idea what the tubing might be? Campy dropouts point to something good...
07-22-21, 12:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 337
Posted By romperrr

If cocabeach passes, I'd like to buy the stem and...

If cocabeach passes, I'd like to buy the stem and possibly bar.
07-21-21, 08:19 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,858
Posted By romperrr

If you're in the market to sell, I'm interested...

If you're in the market to sell, I'm interested if the OP passes. Feel free to PM me a price.
07-14-21, 02:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By romperrr

Nothing useful to add. Beautiful rack, I love the...

Nothing useful to add. Beautiful rack, I love the attachment points, they look strong and versitle
07-05-21, 08:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 873
Posted By romperrr

Thank you!

Thank you!
07-05-21, 06:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 873
Posted By romperrr

Do you mind sending close up pictures of how you...

Do you mind sending close up pictures of how you mounted the fenders? Please and thank you.
06-28-21, 01:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 893
Posted By romperrr

Probably has room for some wiiiiiiide tires too...

Probably has room for some wiiiiiiide tires too...
06-28-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 869
Posted By romperrr

with that vintage and paint, I imagine they'd...

with that vintage and paint, I imagine they'd have no trouble getting their asking price. GLWS to your friend.
06-28-21, 01:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 893
Posted By romperrr

Wow, thankfully the TT is too long for me too,...

Wow, thankfully the TT is too long for me too, great deal on an interesting frame.
06-25-21, 10:15 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,163
Posted By romperrr

I love Lemonds, great riding bikes and usually...

I love Lemonds, great riding bikes and usually spec'ed well.

Being a steel frame, I won't care about the dents.

Make sure it fits though, because Lemonds have long TT's.

I have no idea if...
06-25-21, 07:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 444
Posted By romperrr

PM on the Mavic G40's

PM on the Mavic G40's
06-24-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 164
Posted By romperrr

I love reading these bike reviews with their...

I love reading these bike reviews with their detail on how frame design and geometry affect handling. Thanks for sharing!
06-23-21, 04:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 625
Posted By romperrr

Thanks for the feedback. Why not just use large...

Thanks for the feedback. Why not just use large balls for both the front and rear then?

Obligatory AC/DC reference: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xPlqLHcphyw
06-23-21, 12:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 625
Posted By romperrr

What's the rationale for using different-sized...

What's the rationale for using different-sized balls in the front and back?
06-23-21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 922
Posted By romperrr

Will the bars accept bar end shifters? Are the...

Will the bars accept bar end shifters? Are the Guidonnet levers still for sale?
06-22-21, 10:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 516
Posted By romperrr

I'm not going to say I'm not tempted... distance...

I'm not going to say I'm not tempted... distance and too many projects are keeping me away, for now.
06-18-21, 01:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,280
Posted By romperrr

Great build. Nice mixtes are hard to come by and...

Great build. Nice mixtes are hard to come by and this one is beautiful
06-17-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 615
Posted By romperrr

that's a lovely color, GLWS

that's a lovely color, GLWS
06-17-21, 09:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 760
Posted By romperrr

Cynikal has as 56cm Cresta for sale in the sale...

Cynikal has as 56cm Cresta for sale in the sale thread. Looks sharp and has midfork braze ons
06-15-21, 09:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 833
Posted By romperrr

Whatever you use, just remember to double the...

Whatever you use, just remember to double the thickness when doing calculations, eg a 1mm shim will add 2mm of thickness, as you're wrapping the shim around the bar. Might be elementary engineering...
06-11-21, 09:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 802
Posted By romperrr

great rehab. I've always enjoy Alu treks from...

great rehab. I've always enjoy Alu treks from that era as well. Love the close up photograph of the shifter
06-10-21, 12:09 PM
Replies: 64,008
Views: 9,871,955
Posted By romperrr

Mark Nobilette custom road bike 53cm - $400 ...

Mark Nobilette custom road bike 53cm - $400

Mark was/is (not sure) a custom builder in the Ann Arbor, MI area. Some nice parts hung on a nice frame.
...
06-10-21, 12:06 PM
Replies: 64,008
Views: 9,871,955
Posted By romperrr

Lemond "lugged" carbon steel. 53cm. I would check...

Lemond "lugged" carbon steel. 53cm. I would check it out if it was my size. Not cheap but interesting.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1426410194386804/
...
06-10-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,288
Posted By romperrr

I'm not sure if this was already mentioned as I...

I'm not sure if this was already mentioned as I haven't combed through the 4 pages of discussion thus far, but I'll plug mid 80's Trek sport touring frames with 531 (main triangles at least) like the...
06-08-21, 09:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 720
Posted By romperrr

given the clamp on cable guides, I'd guess late...

given the clamp on cable guides, I'd guess late 70's. Great score!
06-07-21, 02:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 511
Posted By romperrr

Great build from a great seller. You're...

Great build from a great seller. You're encouraging me to finish up my Holdsworth build.

Enjoy it!
06-01-21, 08:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 763
Posted By romperrr

That sounds like an awesome trip. Thanks for the...

That sounds like an awesome trip. Thanks for the report.
06-01-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 750
Posted By romperrr

These frames can be converted to 650b and with...

These frames can be converted to 650b and with fender eyelets, what's not to love?
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