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05-21-22, 10:32 AM
Replies: 323
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Posted By ollo_ollo

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Leaving Stayton/Sublimity...
05-20-22, 08:08 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 10,204
Posted By ollo_ollo

Those Weinmann, true "Red Dot", levers are...

Those Weinmann, true "Red Dot", levers are seldom seen now. (According to velobase + CR thread, only produced 1963-1965) Once had a first year, 1 owner, 1965 Schwinn Super Sport that came with them...
05-20-22, 07:53 AM
Replies: 2,116
Views: 442,918
Posted By ollo_ollo

Agree. This is what I've read too. Your larger...

Agree. This is what I've read too. Your larger frame avoided the "quickie" solution to Capella lug and Heron badge incompatability of my 21" frame. Would prefer lug points with Heron badge on...
05-18-22, 08:43 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 10,204
Posted By ollo_ollo

My enthusiasm for the Clunker 100 challenge...

My enthusiasm for the Clunker 100 challenge continues to increase, so I was "In Again" this year, but so far unable to find a worthy entry. Been back in Oregon 2 weeks and the cold, wet Spring has...
05-08-22, 08:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,131
Posted By ollo_ollo

My other addiction caused me to read "Barn find...

My other addiction caused me to read "Barn find Shotgun"! But no disappointments here. This is right up there with an old Browning Auto 5.

Deore DX for the win. I currently have my 1971 Stella...
05-05-22, 08:08 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,090
Posted By ollo_ollo

Never been to "Eroica CA" but Cino is a very...

Never been to "Eroica CA" but Cino is a very Special gathering of great people and their vintage bicycles. Everyone should do it at least once! The charming little town(Pop. 500) of Hot Springs is...
04-22-22, 07:55 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 32,962
Posted By ollo_ollo

Enjoyed reading through this thread. Grant does...

Enjoyed reading through this thread. Grant does write well and I always liked reading his stuff. Saw several Atlantis Rivs around town when we lived in Olympia Washington. I looked into them but the...
04-20-22, 12:05 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 9,944
Posted By ollo_ollo

You kids quit bickering!

You kids quit bickering!
04-18-22, 07:39 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 10,204
Posted By ollo_ollo

Thanks Andy. Also just noticed they are labeled...

Thanks Andy. Also just noticed they are labeled Elite or Super Elite on the DS chain stay, I like the look of your head lugs better.
04-18-22, 05:51 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 10,204
Posted By ollo_ollo

My Norton security gave a "privacy error" on your...

My Norton security gave a "privacy error" on your link, did a search & found this:
The 2nd illustration down has lugs just like yours, I think you have a "Super Elite", So even more of a bargain!...
04-17-22, 07:14 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 9,944
Posted By ollo_ollo

I'm in the slow learner camp when it comes to...

I'm in the slow learner camp when it comes to helmets. Playing Middle League baseball back in the 50's, I was beaned by a young Joey Moeller but only concussed thanks to one of these Spalding...
04-16-22, 05:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 976
Posted By ollo_ollo

Otoh, it does prevent the "disappointed by great...

Otoh, it does prevent the "disappointed by great expectations" situation. Don
04-14-22, 09:55 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 10,204
Posted By ollo_ollo

Time is tight due to our looming cross country...

Time is tight due to our looming cross country trek back to Oregon, training for Cino, selling/downsizing from the "too big" Oregon home, etc. but will definitely ride a Clunker again this...
04-14-22, 08:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 955
Posted By ollo_ollo

I commuted on a newer Seven Ten 20 years ago. It...

I commuted on a newer Seven Ten 20 years ago. It was a tight fit with 25's and fenders. Without fenders I could just barely fit 28's and never rode it that way. Don
04-14-22, 07:59 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,141
Posted By ollo_ollo

Eagerly anticipate results of your "Joining"...

Eagerly anticipate results of your "Joining" session. The esthetic of polished, vintage parts upon such an exquisite patina is like a fine wine. Don
04-13-22, 05:55 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,035
Posted By ollo_ollo

When you ask at the LBS for some brake pads that...

When you ask at the LBS for some brake pads that will fit Mafac cantilevers and the smart-alec 20 something clerk corrects you with "you mean Mavic". Don
04-10-22, 06:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 874
Posted By ollo_ollo

Woo-Hoo indeed. Classy! Now you can, maybe,...

Woo-Hoo indeed. Classy! Now you can, maybe, ride Cino in Montana one day? Don
04-05-22, 05:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 316
Posted By ollo_ollo

A gallon of Evap-o-Rust + a leather saddle will...

A gallon of Evap-o-Rust + a leather saddle will yield a bicycle with more soul than the WalMart bike....
04-05-22, 11:07 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,411
Posted By ollo_ollo

Me too, 12:05 PM in Florida

Me too, 12:05 PM in Florida
04-04-22, 12:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 316
Posted By ollo_ollo

Walmart aluminum framed, flat bar, single speed...

Walmart aluminum framed, flat bar, single speed bone shaker. Weighed about 30 pounds and came in day=glo orange or black.
04-01-22, 09:05 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,658
Posted By ollo_ollo

Tried it on one of my commuter bikes prior to...

Tried it on one of my commuter bikes prior to retirement. Liked the clean, no finish tape look but the exposed edge soon developed curl where my hand positions were located. Still, must not have...
04-01-22, 07:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 817
Posted By ollo_ollo

New from Rene Herse: Self Truing Wheels

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04-01-22, 06:24 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,291
Posted By ollo_ollo

Roger, I got busy in March and missed your thread...

Roger, I got busy in March and missed your thread til this AM, so read thru from the beginning with my morning coffee. What a great find and build.

I have a few bikes just outside my ideal 53-54...
03-29-22, 07:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 809
Posted By ollo_ollo

That was my take also. Mine had Vitus 888 tubing....

That was my take also. Mine had Vitus 888 tubing. Saw many with side pull caliper brakes rather than the cantilevers found on most tourers + some also had a double crank vs triple Stronglight on...
03-29-22, 05:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 809
Posted By ollo_ollo

Either of those two are fine, but actual touring...

Either of those two are fine, but actual touring bikes were available at the time: such as Specialized Expedition Touring, Centurion Pro Tour and Motobecane Grand Touring. Raleigh also made a touring...
03-27-22, 10:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,165
Posted By ollo_ollo

Breathing problems led me to spend some time on 3...

Breathing problems led me to spend some time on 3 non drop bar bikes recently: 1. A flat bar with extensions was much better than just a plain flat bar, but was only used for local rides or grocery...
03-27-22, 04:14 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 915
Posted By ollo_ollo

Doh!

Doh!
03-26-22, 07:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 915
Posted By ollo_ollo

Another vote for Chiorda with a recommendation...

Another vote for Chiorda with a recommendation you source a pair of excellent REG toe clips with some pedals and straps in your favorite color. Don...
03-26-22, 12:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 536
Posted By ollo_ollo

Steve: I was interested in the 979 until I had a...

Steve: I was interested in the 979 until I had a few bone jarring rides on other aluminum bikes, thought 979's claimed smooth ride must be advertising hype, but never rode one. Got my 1st 979 last...
03-25-22, 10:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 536
Posted By ollo_ollo

Per above, the OP is only interested in steel...

Per above, the OP is only interested in steel frames. So this is just some info on the 979's:

I run my two 979's in 6 speed, 1 has shimano 600 6 speed, the other had Campy Athena set up 7 speed,...
03-24-22, 08:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 536
Posted By ollo_ollo

OP: Check out PX-10DU, Vitus 979 frames are 126...

OP: Check out PX-10DU, Vitus 979 frames are 126 mm, produced in large numbers for 18 years, wore many marque's decals. Don...
03-21-22, 08:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 449
Posted By ollo_ollo

Understood. Almost everyone refers to Weinmann...

Understood. Almost everyone refers to Weinmann levers with anodized red pivot pins as "red dot" levers now, but if you ever see some like these for low $$, grab em! :) Don
03-21-22, 07:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 449
Posted By ollo_ollo

I think these Weinmann "Red Dot" levers were the...

I think these Weinmann "Red Dot" levers were the real deal. Once sold a 1965 Schwinn Super Sport so equipped. VERY RARE! Don...
03-18-22, 05:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 823
Posted By ollo_ollo

+1 on trying to save your original saddle: I used...

+1 on trying to save your original saddle: I used the process RHM & DD describe above to save the original Brooks saddle on my 1966 Schwinn Super Sport. See Pics from the 2016 C&V Clunker Challenge,...
03-15-22, 11:44 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,862
Posted By ollo_ollo

I'll be watching y'all from far off Florida. I...

I'll be watching y'all from far off Florida. I enjoyed early morning rides in the area whenever we visited my late father-in-law, but haven't been back for some years. Don
03-14-22, 10:58 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,708
Posted By ollo_ollo

Registered earlier today & already had prior...

Registered earlier today & already had prior reservations at Alameda's. Probably riding my Stella, but bringing another Cino bike for a backup
03-12-22, 09:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 409
Posted By ollo_ollo

+1 on BFisher Exactly my experience on several...

+1 on BFisher Exactly my experience on several 700c conversions. Don
03-10-22, 10:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 548
Posted By ollo_ollo

Bad Lag , apart from the damaged areas + sloppy,...

Bad Lag , apart from the damaged areas + sloppy, mismatched color touch up, paint is good. 2 layers, base white with a bright, clear blue overlaid to give a candy apple effect that I've seen before...
03-09-22, 08:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 548
Posted By ollo_ollo

Found the old BF pics of my Alpine which had...

Found the old BF pics of my Alpine which had similar features to this frame. See post # 15 in 1st link and post # 13 in2nd: ...
03-06-22, 06:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 406
Posted By ollo_ollo

I was on a ride one hot Summer day when I ran...

I was on a ride one hot Summer day when I ran across one of these at a yard sale in Sublimity Oregon. There was a hand lettered list of items for sale out front. All I saw was "Claude Butler Touring...
03-05-22, 04:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 548
Posted By ollo_ollo

Re: The faint color on BB and fork steerer. It is...

Re: The faint color on BB and fork steerer. It is just the white underlayer for the translucent blue topcoat they used to achieve candy blue. The blue on the steerer is candy blue at the fork crown...
03-05-22, 03:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 548
Posted By ollo_ollo

Thanks juvela: Seat tube and down tube diameter...

Thanks juvela: Seat tube and down tube diameter measure 28.8 mm, Top tube measures 25.5 mm. Frame's BB is BSC, the e-Bay ad said fork steerer was French thread but, for other projects, I received a...
03-05-22, 01:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 548
Posted By ollo_ollo

Another Mystery Frameset

Maybe some of you saw this interesting frameset on eBay recently. A nice bike marred by a terrible touchup job. Maker unknown but frame resembled an early Alpine bicycle I had for a while, way back...
03-05-22, 11:33 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 876
Posted By ollo_ollo

I joined in 2003 yet only recently hit the 5,000...

I joined in 2003 yet only recently hit the 5,000 post milestone. Need to aim higher I guess.... Don
03-05-22, 06:49 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,450
Posted By ollo_ollo

I'm closer to ept than inept, but slow and...

I'm closer to ept than inept, but slow and getting slower as I age out. However, I may have attained "adept" status when correcting my frequent blunders. Don
03-02-22, 06:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,263
Posted By ollo_ollo

Congrats and good job dad! This current...

Congrats and good job dad! This current generation is literally our future. Wish many blessings on her life's journey. Don
02-28-22, 05:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,261
Posted By ollo_ollo

Twice, but not for a seatpost: Both times they...

Twice, but not for a seatpost: Both times they were BSO, $9.95, GoodWill, bike boom 10 speeds, dirty, rusty, flat tires etc. But 1 sported a pair of well worn Campagnolo NR pedals, the other had a...
02-25-22, 07:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,813
Posted By ollo_ollo

Original 531 decal only had a few shreds left,...

Original 531 decal only had a few shreds left, just enough bits to I.D. Replaced with one from Cyclomondo, who I used for my Stella, several Motobecanes and others. Greg Softley is great to work...
02-24-22, 01:42 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,313
Posted By ollo_ollo

My twobular ride ...

My twobular ride
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02-24-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,813
Posted By ollo_ollo

My 21" 1973 Super Course has a 26.6 seat post,...

My 21" 1973 Super Course has a 26.6 seat post, likely reamed to that size. https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_0116_65cabfa5e3b63c7b89acf27aacf137f800152595.jpg
They...
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