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07-26-23, 02:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,999
Posted By Andy Antipas

Bob's Bike Show

Wish I could be there. Please take lots of pictures! This pic was during my last attendance I think in 2018? Hard to believe it has been that long?
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05-26-23, 04:42 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,536
Posted By Andy Antipas

Cave Man Down

Tim, I hope you heal up fast. I hit the ground twice last year and was fortunate that it was mostly road rash with maybe some tendon damage to a finger on my right hand.... Quick reminders that what...
04-21-23, 06:33 PM
Replies: 3,742
Views: 1,068,976
Posted By Andy Antipas

Vitus 979

I have two rides on the bike and need more time on it, but so far I would characterize the ride to be a little more comfortable and the BB a little more flexible than some of my steel bikes, but not...
04-21-23, 05:46 PM
Replies: 3,742
Views: 1,068,976
Posted By Andy Antipas

Vitus 979

The roads have cleaned up enough for me to give the winter builds a try. I have a couple of rides in on this late 80s 979. So far so good.
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03-28-23, 08:02 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,906
Posted By Andy Antipas

lug lining

I have done it a few times now with a Kingart inkline painting pen. It takes some practice and getting the paint to the right consistency can be tedious. If I made a mistake, I would wipe off the...
03-27-23, 08:34 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 12,795
Posted By Andy Antipas

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1952 Helyett Randonneur...
02-26-23, 08:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 458
Posted By Andy Antipas

spring????

Or here in Durango, CO


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The view from my garage door a few weeks ago. There...
02-25-23, 09:21 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,671
Posted By Andy Antipas

Snow, Ice, and Salt oh my

I l live in Durango and I finished building my Moto-Gugie around Christmas 2021 and I took photos outside when we have snow 99% of the time. This bike won't see any snow, ice, or salt. :winter2:
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02-25-23, 08:06 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,671
Posted By Andy Antipas

How Many Gugificazione?

gugie how many Gugificazione 650b conversions populate the world these days?

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02-15-23, 07:06 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 21,856
Posted By Andy Antipas

Another Battestini Alan Record

1985 Alan Record badged as Battestini. The bike shop still has a facebook page and I sent them a message and got no response.
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02-14-23, 07:43 PM
Replies: 521
Views: 62,298
Posted By Andy Antipas

1979 De Rosa and 1984 Colnago

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1979 De Rosa...
02-14-23, 07:35 PM
Replies: 521
Views: 62,298
Posted By Andy Antipas

1987 Vitus 979

Vitus 979

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02-07-23, 08:17 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,263
Posted By Andy Antipas

winner winner chicken dinner!

AndyK I also bought your Pinarello Gran Tourismo at the same time. Winner Winner Chicken dinner!

My view is that we all won that day! We are fortunate enough to be able to indulge in our hobby and...
01-29-23, 08:23 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 41,746
Posted By Andy Antipas

1969 Urago

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1969 Urago
01-25-23, 01:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 805
Posted By Andy Antipas

1987 Marinoni Special For Sale

For sale: 1987 Marinoni Special. Frame is 54cm C - T with a 54cm top tube C - T. Full Shimano 600 SIS, Cinelli Bar & Stem, Wolber/Ukai clincher rims, Turbo saddle, and new Michelin 28mm tires. It is...
01-19-23, 08:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,394
Posted By Andy Antipas

Blue Vitus

Yes, I think that is the article in the first issue. Yes, blue anodized tubes. I thought the writer took the bike on a test ride and had some comments, but it was a long time ago! Here is mine:

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01-15-23, 09:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 248
Posted By Andy Antipas

Atala 650c road bike

SOLD!

FOR SALE: 1990 KOF Atala 650c road bike. Seat tube is 50cm C - T, top tube is 51cm C - C. Standover height is 29.25” (74cm).

In my attempt to find proper fitting bikes for my son, I...
01-15-23, 08:28 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,961
Posted By Andy Antipas

trade

Yep. Those wheels! I built another set of wheels for the Urago on Normandy Competition hubs with Mavic Rims keeping the Urago French....
01-14-23, 06:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,961
Posted By Andy Antipas

I appreciate your concern with the wheels. I keep...

I appreciate your concern with the wheels. I keep a close eye on them, and since i have had them they have been extremely stable. I wouldn't build them this way, but I see them as a bit of a novelty....
01-14-23, 09:36 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,021
Posted By Andy Antipas

And to add to iab 's excellent points, if you...

And to add to iab 's excellent points, if you shop around you can get the excellent Veloflex Roubaix's or Vlaanderens for less that top end clinchers. I just bought 2 Veloflex Roubaix's (25mm) for...
01-14-23, 08:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,961
Posted By Andy Antipas

tubulars

Thank you. The tires are Veloflex Vlaanderens, which measure about 27/28mm.
01-13-23, 09:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,961
Posted By Andy Antipas

1970 Cinelli SC N+1

The latest addition is an Iconic 1970 Cinelli Supercorsa. PO had the frame refinished 10 years ago, and as usual I go with a period build with Campy, Cinelli, Fiamme, Regina. I won't get to ride it...
12-27-22, 04:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 926
Posted By Andy Antipas

Vitus 979 wheels and such.

[QUOTE=Bianchigirll;22750218]Andy Antipas Great looking bike. I cringe a bit when I see 8+ speed wheels stuffed into these clued bikes. Great bottle cages

Thank you for the kind words. As you...
12-27-22, 03:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 395
Posted By Andy Antipas

Concor Junior

The junior is about 2/3 the size of the standard adult model.
12-27-22, 10:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 810
Posted By Andy Antipas

Sugino Mighty 165 crankset

SOLD ! Sugino Mighty crankset with165mm arms in excellent condition. $50 shipped in the lower 48. PayPal F&F.
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12-26-22, 04:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 926
Posted By Andy Antipas

Vitus 979

Merry Christmas! I picked up this frameset back in early November? It was cheap, the right size, and a good color so N + 1Ö.... Iím guessing this frame dates to the late 1980s with the dual water...
12-23-22, 11:19 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,100
Posted By Andy Antipas

1990 Atala - powdercoat

This is a 650c bicycle I built for my son who has now outgrown it!

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12-15-22, 08:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,088
Posted By Andy Antipas

Serotta Colorado

AndyK and while I'm at it, and just my two cents.... You are correct in that the Serotta won't take much more than a 25mm tire. I have a 1991 Colorado 2 and I have it on "aero" profile ROLF clincher...
12-03-22, 01:55 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 65,172
Posted By Andy Antipas

head badges continued.

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12-03-22, 01:48 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,195
Posted By Andy Antipas

On Topic Continued

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11-20-22, 08:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 956
Posted By Andy Antipas

1951 Helyett Randonneur

Hey Tony - Interesting thread!

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11-07-22, 05:35 PM
Replies: 3,742
Views: 1,068,976
Posted By Andy Antipas

Py-10f

This is the Peugeot's slightly oversized carbon fiber 3 main tube version of the Vitus frame.
11-06-22, 06:45 PM
Replies: 3,742
Views: 1,068,976
Posted By Andy Antipas

c1985 Peugeot PY-10FC

And now for something completely different.......

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10-31-22, 06:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,562
Posted By Andy Antipas

Simplex LJ4000 CP/SP

In the quest to build an accurate team replica, I would love to find one of these SLJ4000 CP/SP, but I'm not holding my breath!
The SLJ 5500 i have on the bike shifts great.
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10-30-22, 06:02 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 23,076
Posted By Andy Antipas

I'm getting the same screen as Classtime and I...

I'm getting the same screen as Classtime and I have sent an email to the info@ email address.
10-29-22, 07:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,052
Posted By Andy Antipas

My Moto-Gugie

Here is my circa 1972 Motobecane Grand Record Gugieficazione (aka Moto-Gugie). Lots of Gugie's mods, torch work, and front rack with my wrench work and artistic stink.
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10-25-22, 06:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,562
Posted By Andy Antipas

6 speed vs 7 speed on PY-10FC

Chombi, I took the rear wheel off my '84 Colnago Mexico with an IRD 7-speed freewheel, and there was no interference with the dropout. I was able to shift through all 7 gears when installed on the...
10-23-22, 10:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,562
Posted By Andy Antipas

Brake Levers

Interesting how the French component industry went through its fits and starts. I have a pair of those Mafac brake levers along with LS2 calipers on my c1986 PX-10. They are nice. The hoods I'm...
10-22-22, 09:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,562
Posted By Andy Antipas

Peugeot Grimpeurs

Robert Miller and Ronan Pensec and their PY-10FC


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10-21-22, 06:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,562
Posted By Andy Antipas

Another PY-10FC Thread

Happy Autumn everybody. I have been in a French mood the last couple of months. After many years of neglect, I started riding my circa 1986 PX-10 and Vitus Carbone-7 and have been enjoying both of...
10-13-22, 08:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,021
Posted By Andy Antipas

Colorado C&V Ride

Sorry for the delay. I saw the posting this morning, but have been tying to keep the plates spinning on the end of sticks today. Life can get in the way sometimes!

There are vintage bike fans here...
09-21-22, 06:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,302
Posted By Andy Antipas

box lining method

I have carried out box lining on freshly powder coated frames. I use 1000 grit wet/dry paper and very gently remove some of the shine so the paint will be able to adhere to the finish. Then I use 3M...
09-21-22, 06:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,302
Posted By Andy Antipas

box lining

I gotta go to work, but will respond tonight. I don't do it the traditional way.
09-19-22, 06:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,460
Posted By Andy Antipas

Bump!

La Bump or Le Bump?
09-18-22, 02:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 651
Posted By Andy Antipas

Torpado

I sold those when they were new. They were great value for the money at the time and punched well above their weight. They came with the pantographed parts out of the box.

Nice bike! Enjoy it!
09-11-22, 09:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,460
Posted By Andy Antipas

1957 Peugeot PL-50

The frame and most of the bits and pieces were painted with latex house paint. I had the frame powder coated matching the shade of tan on the steerer. Then I painted the box lining and head lugs by...
09-11-22, 08:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,460
Posted By Andy Antipas

1957 Peugeot PL-50

I didn't do a build thread, but posted finished photos of the bike. Here are a few pics of what I started with. It looks better in these photos vs. what came out of the box from France. Also, some...
09-05-22, 02:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,460
Posted By Andy Antipas

For Sale: 1957 Peugeot PL-50 Randonneur

Simply put I have too many bicycles, and the time has come to thin the herd. I enjoy riding and restoring them, and I'm out of room. I bought this bicycle off French eBay and I finished restoring it...
09-04-22, 07:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 392
Posted By Andy Antipas

Bike Ribbon, Pelton, etc

Yep. Pelton/Ambrosio/3ttt/Bike Ribbon is my preferred tape. I have been buying it from a variety of eBay sellers. It is expensive these days, but last a long time, is comfortable, and to my eye looks...
09-03-22, 02:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,194
Posted By Andy Antipas

That Itch

Hey AK, Maybe we can get the two Pinarellos on a ride together someday soon!
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