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02-25-24, 07:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 245
Posted By SJX426

Those were the days! ...

Those were the days!
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02-23-24, 11:14 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 793
Posted By SJX426

Access ease is sometimes a function of the saddle...

Access ease is sometimes a function of the saddle choice.
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02-23-24, 10:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 679
Posted By SJX426

I am running Campagnolo Racing T and have plenty...

I am running Campagnolo Racing T and have plenty of clearance.

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Well it is a...
02-22-24, 03:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 291
Posted By SJX426

Typical ...

Typical

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02-18-24, 03:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 278
Posted By SJX426

Do what pleases you. worked in the engineering...

Do what pleases you.
worked in the engineering dept at Freightliner from '78 to '81.Spec'd out a COE and CBE for noise testing out in Madras. Did that in the summer of '79.
Fun driving the COE...
Replies: 11
Views: 511
Posted By SJX426

I picked up a pair of wheels with Campy Chorus...

I picked up a pair of wheels with Campy Chorus hubs, built but not used and hung for 15 yrs for $50 back in 2013.
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02-11-24, 09:37 AM
Replies: 3,188
Views: 400,833
Posted By SJX426

ascherer - I love all of mine, both tubular and...

ascherer - I love all of mine, both tubular and clincher. Try a higher pressure and see what you think. I run mine at 125/130 for 23 and 25's. They feel more sure on the road.
You may want to...
02-02-24, 08:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 863
Posted By SJX426

I have one of those with TI bolts I can't use due...

I have one of those with TI bolts I can't use due to the length of 130mm
SR Royal NRY-ESL, New Royal Extra Super Light

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01-27-24, 06:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 944
Posted By SJX426

Those bars look like a combination of 66 drops...

Those bars look like a combination of 66 drops and 65 upper curve.

66- 38
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01-24-24, 03:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 861
Posted By SJX426

New tire (Vittoria G+) and 35+ year old rim. ...

New tire (Vittoria G+) and 35+ year old rim.
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01-24-24, 10:39 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,509
Posted By SJX426

BikePower I follow the instructions on the glue...

BikePower I follow the instructions on the glue can. Worked out great..
Brass wire wheel will not impact the surface of the rim.
I had fun with this rim!...
01-21-24, 10:39 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,230
Posted By SJX426

Which are useful when you build a wheel set every...

Which are useful when you build a wheel set every decade or two.
01-19-24, 07:07 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,230
Posted By SJX426

sd5782 - I have not experienced localized lateral...

sd5782 - I have not experienced localized lateral deformation. usually it is spread about 30* or more. Often with deformation on the opposite side. The approach is much the same. Id where the...
01-17-24, 06:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,230
Posted By SJX426

ScottCommutes - You didn't say if the rims were...

ScottCommutes - You didn't say if the rims were "true" without spoke tension.
I have worked on rims that were out of true as a result of an accident. this includes "flat" spots. Most of them have...
01-17-24, 06:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 482
Posted By SJX426

Likelihood is low but the impact is high. What's...

Likelihood is low but the impact is high. What's your risk tolerance?
01-12-24, 06:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 538
Posted By SJX426

100wheels - welcome! You can post pics in your...

100wheels - welcome! You can post pics in your album in your profile. Others can then post in the thread.
Pics are critical.
12-29-23, 12:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 647
Posted By SJX426

like this: ...

like this:
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Check both sides:...
12-26-23, 10:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,617
Posted By SJX426

I have a small collection of 16. 6 are Italians....

I have a small collection of 16. 6 are Italians. 1 is French. The rest are mostly American labels, Treks (2), Specialized (3), and Burley. Look left under Bikes.
I have had to introduce them in a...
12-25-23, 02:17 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,198
Posted By SJX426

not the haul of years past but still grateful for...

not the haul of years past but still grateful for being remmebered.
Amazon.com: Vibrelli Bike Multi Tool V19 - With Carry Case - Performance Bicycle Multitool : Sports & Outdoors...
12-24-23, 12:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 861
Posted By SJX426

Merry Christmas to all! ...

Merry Christmas to all!

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12-22-23, 05:54 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,933
Posted By SJX426

Inspirational to get going on my basket case 68...

Inspirational to get going on my basket case 68 Frejus Tour de France.
I was lucky with the 71 Bianchi in terms of the integrated HS (Campagnolo) being in great condition. It didn't have all the...
12-22-23, 01:12 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,464
Posted By SJX426

1989Pre - If you have two cages, consider packing...

1989Pre - If you have two cages, consider packing a storage bottle like the grey on in hthe followin pic. It has all the common set of tools for most bikes. Just move it from one to the next...
12-21-23, 11:22 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,464
Posted By SJX426

1. Ride more 2. Reduce inventory (cranks,...

1. Ride more
2. Reduce inventory (cranks, saddle, pedals, handlebars, and more)
3. Paint the daughter's bike, Paint the tandem, Paint the 610, Paint the 760
4. Reconsider 3.
5.Do something with...
12-20-23, 09:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 697
Posted By SJX426

Nice find! I would check the fork to meke sure it...

Nice find! I would check the fork to meke sure it isn't bent back. The first picture it looks good but he second to last makes be question it. It could just be the angle of the picture. my 760 has...
12-20-23, 06:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 647
Posted By SJX426

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50952295568_81...

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12-08-23, 10:03 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,449
Posted By SJX426

I do remember the Motobecane Le Champion, exactly...

I do remember the Motobecane Le Champion, exactly like the one in the FS thread, sold in the LBS in College Place Wa, for $315. I bought a used one in 1972 for $200 with clinchers.
Still have it but...
12-08-23, 08:53 AM
Replies: 3,188
Views: 400,833
Posted By SJX426

ascherer - Thanks for that post. 3 ordered. They...

ascherer - Thanks for that post. 3 ordered. They will fit on the Bianchi but not the Pin or De Rosa.

WRT sealant solidifying, I don't use it because of that feature. I don't ride enough, and I...
12-06-23, 07:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,265
Posted By SJX426

I have both and prefer the Hirame. I finally got...

I have both and prefer the Hirame. I finally got the Silca to work but the Hirame is on the compressor and that is what I use first then the Silca floor pump to get to the higher pressure.
12-04-23, 04:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 383
Posted By SJX426

At a dollar or more a spoke, we are talking big...

At a dollar or more a spoke, we are talking big bucks! Then buy nipples on top of that. I remember when they were .25 cents.
12-04-23, 01:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,265
Posted By SJX426

Go two of those. ...

Go two of those.
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12-03-23, 06:15 PM
Replies: 7,411
Views: 871,887
Posted By SJX426

Finished the project from post 7098, replacement...

Finished the project from post 7098, replacement calipers.
Disassembled, cleaned, lubed, assembled and installed the rear one. Decided to leave the Campagnolo pads on.
Done.
12-02-23, 10:05 AM
Replies: 7,411
Views: 871,887
Posted By SJX426

A project I am embarking on is to replace these...

A project I am embarking on is to replace these calipers I picked up in a Campagnolo grab bag back in 2016 that are on the Bianchi.
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12-02-23, 07:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 452
Posted By SJX426

WRT the foil on the DS CS, I have 329 pictures of...

WRT the foil on the DS CS, I have 329 pictures of the one and only Colnago I have and there isn't one focused on the awful, beat-up foil. This is the best I can do...
12-01-23, 09:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,020
Posted By SJX426

I bought several sets back in the early 70's or...

I bought several sets back in the early 70's or maybe late 60's when I rode sewups.
Still have a couple of sets and use them. Fit best on non-recessed brakes....
12-01-23, 07:45 AM
Replies: 617
Views: 80,839
Posted By SJX426

Looks like my last entry is missing a picture! Is...

Looks like my last entry is missing a picture! Is the intent to capture only new black bikes or keep a history of a bike for each year?
the following pictures were taken within the last hour. Not a...
11-30-23, 10:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 534
Posted By SJX426

My wife has one from 1974 she bought new. Picture...

My wife has one from 1974 she bought new. Picture from 2008
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11-29-23, 06:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 832
Posted By SJX426

dphi - Still abailale? is the ST measurement ctt...

dphi - Still abailale? is the ST measurement ctt or ctc?
11-26-23, 06:31 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,322
Posted By SJX426

Why do people call a UAS a drone?

Why do people call a UAS a drone?
11-24-23, 02:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,274
Posted By SJX426

:)

:)
11-23-23, 10:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 691
Posted By SJX426

Got one in use ...

Got one in use
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11-22-23, 08:05 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,830
Posted By SJX426

My set up was given to me by one of my generous...

My set up was given to me by one of my generous daughters, a Wahoo Roam and Garmen Varia. Sensors on the rear hub for speed and one on the shoe. I use to use a HR sensor across the chest but now I...
11-22-23, 06:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,163
Posted By SJX426

Blue and yellow go so well together!

Blue and yellow go so well together!
11-22-23, 06:37 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,472
Posted By SJX426

El Chaba - It is about the engine and the body...

El Chaba - It is about the engine and the body control unit!
But wait,what....they used handlebars to get to the moon?!
11-21-23, 03:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 721
Posted By SJX426

SurferRosa - beautiful Bott!

SurferRosa - beautiful Bott!
11-21-23, 10:41 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,855
Posted By SJX426

If I have any doubts about repaint, I don't. I...

If I have any doubts about repaint, I don't. I agree that there are a lot of preserved copies existing for the ones I have but the effort is too much and really it is only original once.
The...
11-21-23, 08:25 AM
Replies: 8,673
Views: 1,069,951
Posted By SJX426

The_Joe - One of the reasons I really like this...

The_Joe - One of the reasons I really like this bike. Chrome lugs, flat crown, and integrated headset. This is one of the last years Bianchi produced them and this one happens to be a Campagnolo...
11-21-23, 07:11 AM
Replies: 8,673
Views: 1,069,951
Posted By SJX426

Several years ago I purchased a grab bag of Campy...

Several years ago I purchased a grab bag of Campy parts which included these calipers. Note they are the flat release lever which are pre-SPSC. ...
11-19-23, 06:19 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,445
Posted By SJX426

Tried that for a time but gave kup ...

Tried that for a time but gave kup

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...
11-18-23, 07:34 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,896
Posted By SJX426

madpogue - If the 60TSI is rare, then we have one...

madpogue - If the 60TSI is rare, then we have one each No mark on this one, 1984 760 needing cosmetic attention.

From the Vintage Trek site:

"Some early and mid 80s bottom brackets were marked...
11-14-23, 08:07 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,885
Posted By SJX426

PhilFo - Thanks for pointing out the E-Ne. Bought...

PhilFo - Thanks for pointing out the E-Ne. Bought one and installed. Not as loud or long as the bigger cousin but still acceptable for a small bell. ...
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