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04-11-21, 02:19 PM
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Posted By canyoneagle

$100 worth of tin ...

$100 worth of tin


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04-05-21, 08:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 256
Posted By canyoneagle

NOS Regina BX 5sp 14-24 Freewheel (2available)

I have just imported two NOS Regina BX freewheels from Torino, and will not be needing them.

These are the 5sp 14-24T version, in unpackaged NOS condition.
Perfect addition to your classic or...
03-29-21, 02:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,335
Posted By canyoneagle

Wow!!! Thanks for posting that article, Steve! ...

Wow!!! Thanks for posting that article, Steve!

Totally on point. 😎
03-29-21, 12:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,402
Posted By canyoneagle

Given your goals, it sounds like you are more...

Given your goals, it sounds like you are more oriented to "bicycle touring" (road and some gravel) than "Bikepacking" (typically more rough / singletrack / backcountry type riding). Maybe I'm...
03-16-21, 02:16 PM
Replies: 8,015
Views: 2,513,132
Posted By canyoneagle

Yup!!!!!! I think I've found the sweet spot...

Yup!!!!!!
I think I've found the sweet spot with my current bike - a 58cm Merckx Corsa-01 with Record 9sp - keeps with the current thread. I'll include a pic of my old Tommasini (56-57 cm) that did...
03-16-21, 01:50 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 11,083
Posted By canyoneagle

I'm keeping this as a potential long shot. I've...

I'm keeping this as a potential long shot. I've already committed some time off to other things between now and then, but I know I will want to get out and stretch my legs with my Frejus....
...
03-16-21, 01:48 PM
Replies: 20,428
Views: 3,506,541
Posted By canyoneagle

I had no idea that Peugeot and Hetchins...

I had no idea that Peugeot and Hetchins collaborated on anything ;)
03-14-21, 10:17 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,459
Posted By canyoneagle

merziac youíre not joking. That pin ainít...

merziac youíre not joking. That pin ainít moving.

I was able to remove the NDS BB cup, so the spindle/crank are out.

Taking my time on this one....
03-11-21, 02:27 PM
Replies: 62,871
Views: 9,575,515
Posted By canyoneagle

Someone get this! Seattle area. Solid deal IMO ...

Someone get this! Seattle area. Solid deal IMO

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Tommasini-Super-Prestige-w-Campagnolo-group-Delta-Brakes/174600764763?hash=item28a7043d5b:g:F2YAAOSw6DFfrd0x
...
03-10-21, 10:59 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,459
Posted By canyoneagle

Photos as shipped

Here are some baseline shots of the frameset as received. Overall, it looks like it is in great condition.
the seat tube looks like it has a greasy/dirty coating for most of its length - way better...
03-10-21, 10:30 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 23,803
Posted By canyoneagle

my C30 had the 6sp manual. As fun as it was,...

my C30 had the 6sp manual.

As fun as it was, the FWD platform was a detriment, IMO. Some on the C30Crew forums have found an AWD swap (from some S40 models).

If I were to do it again, I think...
03-10-21, 09:54 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 23,803
Posted By canyoneagle

Nice choice! Whatever you do, DONíT visit...

Nice choice!

Whatever you do, DONíT visit the Elevate website or other Volvo tuning sources.
There is a rabbit hole of performance upgrades for the whiteblocks, guaranteed to cost thousands.
...
03-10-21, 09:03 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 23,803
Posted By canyoneagle

Car stuff. Actually going to sell this one soon....

Car stuff. Actually going to sell this one soon.

...
03-08-21, 08:38 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,459
Posted By canyoneagle

Arrival day

The bike arrived today, safe and in perfect condition.
I also got a pair of NOS Regina BX 5 sp 14-24 freewheels with it. Good to have if I have trouble finding something from the 50ís.

teasers:...
03-05-21, 01:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 465
Posted By canyoneagle

Great stuff! Love the acid-jazz soundtrack,...

Great stuff!
Love the acid-jazz soundtrack, too.

I wish I had space for such an incredible workshop/display area. Perhaps it's better I don't ;)
03-04-21, 09:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 868
Posted By canyoneagle

Great score! Insanely cheap too. Love the...

Great score! Insanely cheap too. Love the sarcasm 😝
25ís are OK, but I definitely prefer 28ís if they fit.

have fun with the tweaks!
03-04-21, 04:15 PM
Replies: 62,871
Views: 9,575,515
Posted By canyoneagle

That Stumpjumper is a solid deal! I hope a BF'er...

That Stumpjumper is a solid deal! I hope a BF'er jumps on it.
While not a 1st gen with deerhead components and bullhorns, it is still a great early Stumpy if what appears to be excellent condition
03-03-21, 12:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 971
Posted By canyoneagle

I'm not a flipper, but bikes that have come and...

I'm not a flipper, but bikes that have come and gone have usually been broken down to components and sold off separately (I find most bikes get more total $ this way vs. selling the complete bike)....
03-03-21, 11:24 AM
Replies: 62,871
Views: 9,575,515
Posted By canyoneagle

Ď88 Womenís Olympics Serotta

This bike is still available, and the BIN has been dropped to $2k.
Nice piece of history, and a great bike for someone who may fit the size.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/383995661375

...
03-03-21, 11:08 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,459
Posted By canyoneagle

Iím thinking I may well plan to build a couple of...

Iím thinking I may well plan to build a couple of wheelsets. The first being ďclose enoughĒ but not 100% period correct. This would be more of the non-event wheelset for getting the bike out on...
03-02-21, 03:01 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,459
Posted By canyoneagle

Thanks for that input. As much as I can...

Thanks for that input.
As much as I can appreciate the "purist" perspective (which I'd be more ardent about if this were not to be a "rider") I'm all about functionality with perhaps some compromise...
02-28-21, 11:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,130
Posted By canyoneagle

the Denhams are definitely nice. Hard to source,...

the Denhams are definitely nice. Hard to source, but great all-rounders.

Iíve gone back to Jones, as they just feel better to me in technical terrain (full rigid 29+).

I have a new, unmounted...
02-27-21, 03:27 PM
Replies: 708
Views: 155,549
Posted By canyoneagle

No longer in my possession. 90ís Zullo pro EL-OS...

No longer in my possession. 90ís Zullo pro EL-OS frame with modern Campy.


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02-26-21, 03:34 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,459
Posted By canyoneagle

I had read IAB's very detailed post in the past -...

I had read IAB's very detailed post in the past - pretty impressive!!!!!!!!

I'll wait until the brakes arrive and will assess the condition of the hoods.
Stuff is coming!

:)
Replies: 26
Views: 1,714
Posted By canyoneagle

Need some more details to assess. If it is a...

Need some more details to assess.

If it is a 531 frame with Campy NR level components, with a basic clean/refurb (and assuming nothing's broken or unserviceable) $450 is pretty easy to hit IMO. ...
02-25-21, 09:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 742
Posted By canyoneagle

Beautiful bike! The groupset is highly...

Beautiful bike!
The groupset is highly desirable for some folks - the post C-Record Synchro era but pre-Ergo era sweet spot, where aesthetics and performance converge.

Spot-on insight from T-Mar...
02-25-21, 08:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,150
Posted By canyoneagle

Great looking bike! Youíve probably already...

Great looking bike!
Youíve probably already seen this mentioned, but the IGH shifting is different from derailleurs. Whereas derailleurs require simultaneous pedaling to function, an IGH can be...
02-23-21, 04:23 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,535
Posted By canyoneagle

Yup! 700c and "28" are one in the same, as far...

Yup! 700c and "28" are one in the same, as far as I know. I've seen them used interchangeably numerous times.

The key is the 622 ISO bead - I believe the nominal (i.e. 28) refers to outside...
02-23-21, 11:18 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,459
Posted By canyoneagle

Great info. I derived '54 by the same...

Great info.

I derived '54 by the same methodology you mention. Specifically, the last date on mine is 1953, and I had found this image of a later model, clearly including '54.
I assume that the...
02-22-21, 10:53 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,459
Posted By canyoneagle

1950's Frejus project thread - heavy patina content

In my quest to have an older (50's-60's) bicycle for fairweather pleasure rides and the odd L'Eroica or other retro event, I have purchased a well-patina'd Frejus with era-appropriate partial Campy...
02-20-21, 10:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 722
Posted By canyoneagle

Interesting you mention that, as I noticed that...

Interesting you mention that, as I noticed that the ďCampione Del MondoĒ script is on the top (to the right of ďBianchiĒ) of the downtube, where any examples Iíve seen show the script to the left.
...
02-20-21, 09:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 722
Posted By canyoneagle

Thanks so much for the input. The patina and...

Thanks so much for the input.
The patina and partial grouppo on the Frejus keep pulling me, as well. I think I am going to go for the Frejus.
I have to say, it represents a grail of sorts for me,...
02-20-21, 06:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 722
Posted By canyoneagle

Early 60's seems to be a perfect candidate for...

Early 60's seems to be a perfect candidate for early Campy Record. I look forward to seeing your build.

Until recently, I was enamored with my own nostalgic feelings for the late 70's early 80's...
02-20-21, 04:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 722
Posted By canyoneagle

Searching for a 50ís/60ís bike. Candidates....

I am in the process of looking for a 1950s or 1960s frame or complete bike that I can enjoy on sunny days and for the odd LíEroica type event. Iíve found some candidates and would love some input...
02-17-21, 01:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 489
Posted By canyoneagle

I think you nailed it. Clearly not a...

I think you nailed it. Clearly not a Professional....... more interwebs research seems to be pointing at the "Carrera" model, which appears to be lower end bike boom material.

Thanks for the tip!!
02-16-21, 02:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 792
Posted By canyoneagle

Mavic Open Pro is an easy go-to for me. ...

Mavic Open Pro is an easy go-to for me.
Ambrosio Excellight are very nice but a bit harder to source.

otherwise, one can find NOS rims on eBay, typically at a premium
Replies: 17
Views: 948
Posted By canyoneagle

If it were mine to sell, Iíd sell off the...

If it were mine to sell, Iíd sell off the groupset, wheels and frame separately.
It is all in nice shape, but you could likely garner a higher sum selling separately.

groupset: $350-400...
02-15-21, 01:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,345
Posted By canyoneagle

Great buy!!!!! No idea about the frame, but it...

Great buy!!!!!
No idea about the frame, but it looks like very nice one. Well bought - that is a steal!!!
01-27-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 8,951
Posted By canyoneagle

FTFY ..... which is another forum...

FTFY


..... which is another forum acronym, ďFixed That For YouĒ
01-23-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,457
Posted By canyoneagle

So cool to see these. Stirs some good memories...

So cool to see these. Stirs some good memories of the era for me.
Hereís one of my old photos circa Ď82 on my first ďrealĒ bike - a Raleigh Super Course that I upgraded with Campy NR derailleurs...
01-22-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 870
Posted By canyoneagle

Beautiful!!!!!!!

Beautiful!!!!!!!
Forum: For Sale
01-17-21, 05:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 710
Posted By canyoneagle

90ís 62cm Torelli Nitro Express frameset. Mondonico made, Columbus EL-OS

Near mint frameset for sale:
90ís era Torelli Nitro Express made by Mondonico for Torelli.
Seat tube: 62 cm c-c
Top tube: 59.5 cm c-c
Italian BB threading
130mm rear spacing

Columbus EL-OS...
01-16-21, 06:11 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 53,107
Posted By canyoneagle

nice! I had a Criterium 3.0 back in Ď89...

nice!

I had a Criterium 3.0 back in Ď89 through about Ď98 in addition to other bikes at the time.

The criterium is aptly named. Great handling bike, and stiff as hell for those sprints....
01-16-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 12,830
Posted By canyoneagle

Cool! Iíll play. Italians: Mondonico ...

Cool!
Iíll play.

Italians:

Mondonico
Tommasini
Zullo
Tommaso
01-15-21, 04:11 PM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 718,662
Posted By canyoneagle

Current rides: Mountain bike - fully rigid...

Current rides:

Mountain bike - fully rigid 29+ Vassago Moosknuckle ti with XTR 12

Road bike: recently acquired and built Eddy Merckx Corsa-01 with 9sp Record.

Iíve got the extremes...
01-13-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,758
Posted By canyoneagle

Another vote for Phil Wood. ...

Another vote for Phil Wood.


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Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-21, 02:12 PM
Replies: 1,631
Views: 229,125
Posted By canyoneagle

Newly built 90ís Merckx Corsa-01 with Record 9...

Newly built 90ís Merckx Corsa-01 with Record 9 for consideration.
Fun project!

...
01-13-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 18,109
Posted By canyoneagle

took me a moment to see it......... Yikes!!!!

took me a moment to see it.........
Yikes!!!!
01-09-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 546
Posted By canyoneagle

From the picture it looks like Benotto tape,...

From the picture it looks like Benotto tape, which does not have adhesive, but can be brittle. Worth a try. Benotto tape retains the shape of the original installation, so (in theory) can be...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-21, 03:10 PM
Replies: 2,076
Views: 478,759
Posted By canyoneagle

Newly built 90's Corsa-01 with 9sp Record. ...

Newly built 90's Corsa-01 with 9sp Record. Initial rides are encouraging. I think this one's a keeper.
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