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07-26-21, 07:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 814
Posted By top506

Graces my latest Klein build, Biopace and all. ...

Graces my latest Klein build, Biopace and all.


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07-26-21, 05:18 PM
Replies: 9,897
Views: 1,069,253
Posted By top506

Coleman issues? Really? You want to talk about...

Coleman issues? Really? You want to talk about Coleman issues?

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07-19-21, 11:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 358
Posted By top506

I'm inclined to agree. The rear DOs are Campy, as...

I'm inclined to agree. The rear DOs are Campy, as they are on my other GJ. The front are unmarked. The RD is the Campy-compatable version, with the stop cast into the upper pivot body eliminating the...
07-19-21, 08:49 AM
Replies: 4,117
Views: 391,449
Posted By top506

PM sent Top

PM sent

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07-19-21, 08:48 AM
Replies: 4,117
Views: 391,449
Posted By top506

PM sent. Top

PM sent.

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07-19-21, 08:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 358
Posted By top506

Gifted with a mystery Motobecane

Was chatting with a customer on the job as he admired my Alan/Gurt on display when he said he had an old bike of his in the attic and did I want it. I said sure, thinking of a bike boom pug, Raleigh,...
07-18-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 4,117
Views: 391,449
Posted By top506

Need Schwinn stuff

Need two pair of 'Schwinn clips':
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And one pair of tiny screws for a...
07-18-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 4,117
Views: 391,449
Posted By top506

Campy for Huret

Will swap a pair of Campy bar end shifters for a pair or Huret Jubilee DT shifters.

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07-12-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,541
Posted By top506

Do flippers count? Mine all get stripped to the...

Do flippers count? Mine all get stripped to the frame and overhauled from there; pretty much the same as a build from scratch.

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07-09-21, 05:53 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,596
Posted By top506

One good thing about the vid coverage: I no...

One good thing about the vid coverage: I no longer have to explain what a lead out is to my coworkers.

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Forum: Introductions
07-07-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 241
Posted By top506

Hope to see you on the Cape Cod rail Trail fall...

Hope to see you on the Cape Cod rail Trail fall ride.

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07-06-21, 09:44 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,541
Posted By top506

I just did the math: 5 Frenchies in 14 years...

I just did the math: 5 Frenchies in 14 years (Gitane, Motobecanex2, Peugeot, and Vitus.

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07-06-21, 09:42 AM
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Views: 391,449
Posted By top506

What size are these? Top

What size are these?

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07-06-21, 06:07 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,541
Posted By top506

At least one a year for the Lung Association...

At least one a year for the Lung Association charity ride; then it depends what shows up at the dump, dumpster behind the LBS, or how many frame and fork combos I can't resist.

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06-27-21, 05:07 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,782
Posted By top506

In the last extremity I have used a pipe wrench. ...

In the last extremity I have used a pipe wrench.
I do not recommend it (unless it has become personal...), but it can be done.

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06-27-21, 04:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 262
Posted By top506

I have a black 17N if that'll work for you. ...

I have a black 17N if that'll work for you.

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06-24-21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 457
Posted By top506

Let me text my brother in Glen Allen....... ...

Let me text my brother in Glen Allen.......

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06-14-21, 07:34 AM
06-13-21, 07:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 736
Posted By top506

Last spring I got a lot of enjoyment out of a...

Last spring I got a lot of enjoyment out of a similar bike:

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06-09-21, 05:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 217
Posted By top506

My '89 SR 500 'Black Lightning' is a rocket. ...

My '89 SR 500 'Black Lightning' is a rocket.

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06-08-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 704
Posted By top506

I think you'll find that boss takes the older...

I think you'll find that boss takes the older Shimano- specific shifters.

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06-08-21, 06:01 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 7,802
Posted By top506

Well said. Top

Well said.

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06-08-21, 06:01 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,398
Posted By top506

I suspect the cones and locknuts won't...

I suspect the cones and locknuts won't interchange and will need to be swapped as well.

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06-03-21, 08:59 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 7,802
Posted By top506

Looks like a solution looking for a problem. My...

Looks like a solution looking for a problem. My opinion only.

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06-03-21, 02:49 PM
Replies: 2,293
Views: 859,193
Posted By top506

It came off a Lambert-branded triple, but in...

It came off a Lambert-branded triple, but in truth I don't remember If I swapped someone here for it or bought it off the 'bay. It was at least a decade ago.

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06-03-21, 06:33 AM
Replies: 2,293
Views: 859,193
Posted By top506

That's the standard Viscount/Lambert crankset, a...

That's the standard Viscount/Lambert crankset, a later one with the tapered spindle.
I like that ring so much I put one just like it on my Schwinn Super Sport:

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06-03-21, 06:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 492
Posted By top506

What about Tenax SL? That's what the decal on my...

What about Tenax SL? That's what the decal on my Tempo says.

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05-19-21, 07:06 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,808
Posted By top506

Pulled one just like it from the dump a few years...

Pulled one just like it from the dump a few years back. Wheels had been switched and the RD had also been swapped for the Superbe Pro.
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05-17-21, 03:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 238
Posted By top506

IIRC, the Super Strada that passed through my...

IIRC, the Super Strada that passed through my hands was Tange Champion #1.

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05-13-21, 03:26 PM
Replies: 4,117
Views: 391,449
Posted By top506

ISO TA 344 bottom bracket spindle, 114mm. Top

ISO TA 344 bottom bracket spindle, 114mm.

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05-12-21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 474
Posted By top506

I've yet to swap it in for the 42t on board now....

I've yet to swap it in for the 42t on board now. Maybe tomorrow.....

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05-12-21, 08:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,787
Posted By top506

Central Maine. The shop does fabrication (truck...

Central Maine.
The shop does fabrication (truck boxes, fencing, stairs, ect), and powdercoats their wares. This is just a sideline for them. Given it's an industrial shop the detail work isn't...
05-12-21, 07:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,787
Posted By top506

And here we are, just over a year later, with the...

And here we are, just over a year later, with the New Star hubs laced to Fiamme alloy rims and a Regina Oro I'd been hording.

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05-10-21, 06:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 387
Posted By top506

I've used the Birchwood Casey stuff on a very...

I've used the Birchwood Casey stuff on a very early (1955) production Colt Agent revolver. Worked all right, better than bare metal but not perfect.


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05-10-21, 06:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 518
Posted By top506

That's almost too bad, as I really like those...

That's almost too bad, as I really like those high-flange cartridge bearing hubs. 7400 is tough to beat if you're not seduced by the aesthetics.
My Aerospace Pro came to me with those high-flange...
05-09-21, 06:02 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,458
Posted By top506

My Gurt/Alan retained the Alan pantos. ...

My Gurt/Alan retained the Alan pantos.


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05-03-21, 08:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,211
Posted By top506

When I was young and dumb I was introduced to the...

When I was young and dumb I was introduced to the phrase "embrace the suck".

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05-02-21, 04:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 474
Posted By top506

Thanks for the head's up; it's on it's way to...

Thanks for the head's up; it's on it's way to Maine!
By fortuitous coincidence I flipped a bike this morning so play money was in hand.

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05-02-21, 06:08 AM
04-27-21, 04:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,399
Posted By top506

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Just about done. It'll get it's own thread in about a week or so.

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04-27-21, 04:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,490
Posted By top506

I had no qualms about mixing and matching Mavic...

I had no qualms about mixing and matching Mavic of different periods:


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04-26-21, 07:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,285
Posted By top506

I have a pair of leather Vans that work well. ...

I have a pair of leather Vans that work well.

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04-25-21, 06:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 762
Posted By top506

This. Set up they work fine. Top

This.
Set up they work fine.

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04-19-21, 05:35 PM
04-17-21, 03:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,779
Posted By top506

I will be joining the parade at the CCRT/OCRT...

I will be joining the parade at the CCRT/OCRT rotary about 10:15.

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04-13-21, 03:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,779
Posted By top506

Let's shoot for Sunday-weather is susposed to be...

Let's shoot for Sunday-weather is susposed to be better.

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04-13-21, 08:27 AM
Replies: 4,117
Views: 391,449
Posted By top506

PM sent. Top

PM sent.

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04-11-21, 09:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,779
Posted By top506

The ride is 44 miles +/- of former rail bed paved...

The ride is 44 miles +/- of former rail bed paved trail. Only hills are a couple of highway overpasses, I'm om recovery myself, L4-5 disc decompression 1 March.

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04-11-21, 09:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 558
Posted By top506

My '73 Schwinn Super Sport is running on the...

My '73 Schwinn Super Sport is running on the original tubes.

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04-11-21, 09:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 459
Posted By top506

:popcorn Standing by. Pity Robbie is no longer...

:popcorn Standing by. Pity Robbie is no longer with us.

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