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Forum: Framebuilders
06-11-21, 02:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 451
Posted By jimbossa

Gilco Tubing for a seat tube replacement

Does anyone have any Columbus Gilco tubing that they are willing to part with? My Colnago Master developed a crack around the front derailleur hanger.

I've contacted Andrew Muzi at yellow jersey...
05-18-21, 01:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 674
Posted By jimbossa

I have never heard of the Precisa (straight) fork...

I have never heard of the Precisa (straight) fork being introduced because of the cheaper process but could understand potential manufacturing savings.

I thought the commonly accepted story is...
03-24-21, 07:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 718
Posted By jimbossa

I tried flushing out the first set of 7700...

I tried flushing out the first set of 7700 shifters but unfortunately no luck. Will try with the second set too but unfortunately not too confident.



I'm leaning towards going downtube...
03-24-21, 06:46 PM
03-24-21, 06:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 718
Posted By jimbossa

Funnily enough, I used Sheldon Brown's site back...

Funnily enough, I used Sheldon Brown's site back in 2009 when I first had to source replacements for the 8-speed STI shifters. If you see from the table, any 9-speed shifter works with the 8-speed...
03-24-21, 05:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 718
Posted By jimbossa

Dura Ace 7402/7700 Shifting Issues - Should I switch to downtube shifters?

I have a Shimano Dura Ace 8-speed groupset paired with 7700 9-speed shifters that worked for over a decade. A month or two ago, my right shifter started having problems shifting into the smallest...
08-12-20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,223
Posted By jimbossa

Thanks for the Larry's recommendation! Stopped by...

Thanks for the Larry's recommendation! Stopped by there this morning. Larry was out but one of his employees had a look, diagnosed it as a loose cup issue ( i should have included more pics for you...
08-11-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,223
Posted By jimbossa

Thanks. I'll explore this option. Checked Velo...

Thanks. I'll explore this option. Checked Velo Orange and unfortunately they do not have anything Italian threaded larger than 110mm. Out of curiosity, how are both the 130mm and 150mm compatible....
08-11-20, 07:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,223
Posted By jimbossa

Thanks. Good to know. I was unsure on the BB...

Thanks. Good to know. I was unsure on the BB hierachy. I'll try and source a UN55 in the 70mm x 130mm but haven't had much luck yet. I was shocked too that most LBS in Manhattan did not have an...
08-11-20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,223
Posted By jimbossa

Thanks! 7400 crank arms so I might go ahead and...

Thanks! 7400 crank arms so I might go ahead and get the BB and hope a store can put it together.



I was hoping it was just a loose BB but multiple shops thought it was a broken BB. I would...
08-11-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,223
Posted By jimbossa

Colnago Master Bottom Bracket Issue (NYC)

I have a late 80's/early 90's Colnago Master Piu with 1st gen 8speed dura ace. Recently, my cranks have started shifting laterally, about 2-3mm. I checked/tightened the chainrings so that isn't the...
09-01-18, 11:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,551
Posted By jimbossa

Maybe I'm crazy, but from the two full pictures...

Maybe I'm crazy, but from the two full pictures of the bike, does the fork not look slightly bent? I hope I am wrong and it's just an angle thing.
04-25-11, 09:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 988
Posted By jimbossa

Dude, you have no excuse not to build it up. I...

Dude, you have no excuse not to build it up. I know UW's bike shop is really helpful and they have bins of stuff they'll sell dirt cheap. Got a lot of help redoing parts of my colnago there. I think...
04-24-11, 07:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,359
Posted By jimbossa

So its pretty much been 2 years since I got the...

So its pretty much been 2 years since I got the bike. So for what it is worth. Here she is, 2 years on, 1000 miles of riding, 3000 miles on another coast now. Been through a lot of upgrades. All DA...
Forum: Northeast
04-12-11, 07:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,115
Posted By jimbossa

So now after being here for a while, I realize I...

So now after being here for a while, I realize I spend most of my time around midtown east. Are there any places around there? closer to grand central would be amazing, but anywhere in the proximity...
Forum: Northeast
01-29-11, 07:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,115
Posted By jimbossa

oops. My bad. I'll be in Queens (around Corona)...

oops. My bad. I'll be in Queens (around Corona) for the coming 6 months and then the upper east side.

I just came from a college lbs where I could do my own repairs. Is there anything similar or...
Forum: Northeast
01-28-11, 11:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,115
Posted By jimbossa

LBS in NYC

Just moved to NYC, whats a good LBS? I'm sure its been covered, but wanted something more up to date. Thanks in advance
04-26-10, 11:14 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,053
Posted By jimbossa

I can understand that. What I am saying is...

I can understand that.

What I am saying is that the Japanese companies don't seem to exist anymore, even in name. Maybe they are all in the domestic market, but I thought I might have heard about...
04-26-10, 10:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,053
Posted By jimbossa

Yea, but how come the Italian bikes have...

Yea, but how come the Italian bikes have survived? I can't see the Italian costs being more effective than the Japanese
04-26-10, 10:42 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,053
Posted By jimbossa

What happened to the Japanese?

I was just wondering what happened to all the Japanese bike companies? I know Fuji still makes bikes, and Nishiki got bought out and decommissioned. However, there were a lot more companies; what...
04-25-10, 06:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 553
Posted By jimbossa

Brake calipers adjuster screws

I think these are the parts I am missing.

I bought a pair of Shimano Dura Ace 7700 brake calipers. They however are missing the adjusters, the little things on the top part that I think adjust...
04-22-10, 03:23 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,477
Posted By jimbossa

Halfway down the link, under the Shimano mechs....

Halfway down the link, under the Shimano mechs. Under the left column you should find the Shimano 9.

Look two columns to the right and highlighted in green in apparent compatability with "old...
04-21-10, 07:29 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,477
Posted By jimbossa

I'm confused then, because both Sheldon Brown and...

I'm confused then, because both Sheldon Brown and this other guy said differently:

Sheldon Brown's: http://www.sheldonbrown.com/dura-ace.html

British CTC:...
04-21-10, 05:55 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,477
Posted By jimbossa

On a side note, the 74xx rd will work for...

On a side note,

the 74xx rd will work for some reason with 7700 brifters. My 8spd sti crapped out, and they are rarer and apparently more temperamental than 7700. So I bought a pair of 7700...
03-14-10, 09:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,493
Posted By jimbossa

I have exercise induced astha as well. I play...

I have exercise induced astha as well. I play rugby and cycle and definitely need an inhaler when I do either activity. I find that constant exercise through fitness definitely helps to lower the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-10, 07:22 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 11,641
Posted By jimbossa

Major in History, minor in Pol Sci. Still a year...

Major in History, minor in Pol Sci. Still a year to go
12-26-09, 08:49 AM
Replies: 486
Views: 63,712
Posted By jimbossa

My holy grail would be between two bikes. The...

My holy grail would be between two bikes. The first is simpler to obtain, the second much harder.

1. 1989 Schwinn Waterford Built Paramount

2. Cinelli Laser

Oh, do I have a long road to...
09-15-09, 11:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,110
Posted By jimbossa

Yes, I have hosed it down, not really working. ...

Yes, I have hosed it down, not really working.



Have you installed that set up or in the process of doing it?



I would definitely be up for sending them to you. Did you say in your...
09-15-09, 04:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,110
Posted By jimbossa

Thanks for the replies. The shifter doesn't...

Thanks for the replies. The shifter doesn't shift, when I pull it left, it doesn't do anything. I can feel wire tension and the shifter trying to move the derailleur, but it does not click into...
09-15-09, 12:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,110
Posted By jimbossa

Dura Ace Front shifter compatability

My front right dura ace 7403 shifter (1st gen STI) broke. My LBS had a look at them and said I need to replace them. Can I get any type of dura ace shifter, e.g. 7700 or the 7800 or do I have to...
08-13-09, 09:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,656
Posted By jimbossa

great story, now i just want to see pics of the...

great story, now i just want to see pics of the bike!
07-23-09, 10:21 AM
Replies: 63,924
Views: 9,842,617
Posted By jimbossa

saw this, and i was like OMG! Wish I was back in...

saw this, and i was like OMG! Wish I was back in Seattle right now:

http://seattle.craigslist.org/est/bik/1284126133.html
05-15-09, 06:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,359
Posted By jimbossa

Sorry, I should be clearer, I meant what type of...

Sorry, I should be clearer, I meant what type of frame the bike is. I've heard the Colnago line is extensive, and this frame was repainted so I wandering if anyone knew just from the pics
05-15-09, 03:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,359
Posted By jimbossa

So I ended up contacting the seller and he's...

So I ended up contacting the seller and he's selling it to me for $390 which includes the shipping. Now, I just need to work out what I bought exactly, so I can hopefully restore it and put it into...
05-09-09, 09:41 PM
Replies: 3,849
Views: 261,938
Posted By jimbossa

This appeared on the Seattle Craiglist: ...

This appeared on the Seattle Craiglist:

http://seattle.craigslist.org/see/bik/1162953393.html
05-09-09, 07:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,359
Posted By jimbossa

Thanks for the responses. I was also wondering...

Thanks for the responses. I was also wondering why there was no colnago clubs logo at the bottom bracket. Also, that fork looks kind of off.
05-09-09, 02:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,359
Posted By jimbossa

What's up with this colnago on Ebay?

Can't seem to work out why no one seems to want to bid on this colnago. Doesn't look right somewhere, just wanted some opinions.
...
09-08-08, 04:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,246
Posted By jimbossa

I don't know anything about the bike, but it...

I don't know anything about the bike, but it looks amazing! congrats! If u ever get bored of it, I'll gladly take it off your hands
09-07-08, 01:34 PM
Replies: 7,742
Views: 438,945
Posted By jimbossa

I'm not sure this counts, but from what i've been...

I'm not sure this counts, but from what i've been reading, these should be steals:

http://seattle.craigslist.org/sno/bik/831436714.html

http://seattle.craigslist.org/sno/bik/831438258.html
...
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