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06-03-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 7,702
Posted By Ex Pres

Hey, most people I ride with consider my 10-speed...

Hey, most people I ride with consider my 10-speed Ergo bikes passe, too. May have to add them to the mix :)
04-30-21, 10:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 431
Posted By Ex Pres

Well, that blows. Get those ribs checked out,...

Well, that blows. Get those ribs checked out, and stay safe out there.
04-23-21, 03:01 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,559
Posted By Ex Pres

I didn't race, nor was I around racers back in...

I didn't race, nor was I around racers back in the 70's or 80's - but I never owned or wore a helmet, nor do I recall seeing other riders wear one back then. Always wore a cap, if anything.
I guess...
04-20-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 62,871
Views: 9,575,888
Posted By Ex Pres

I don't think that's a PY. 1. Pretty sure the...

I don't think that's a PY.
1. Pretty sure the tubing sticker not fully pictured says 3 tubes
2. Competition on the TT. PXs are Super Competition, pretty sure the PY would be Prestige
04-07-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 575
Posted By Ex Pres

Bought my first 10 speed from Pinto's Falls...

Bought my first 10 speed from Pinto's Falls Church, VA location back in '72 or early '73, a Gitane Interclub.
Had to go back and buy a fork after I wrecked it - so I "upgraded" and bought a TdF fork...
03-11-21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 237
Posted By Ex Pres

start here:...

start here: https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1103511-olympique-type-tour-de-france.html
03-04-21, 07:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 812
Posted By Ex Pres

Not monoplaners

Not monoplaners
02-18-21, 08:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,021
Posted By Ex Pres

Can you shrink it a few cms?

Can you shrink it a few cms?
02-08-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,047
Posted By Ex Pres

I wish I had a picture of my '86 DS Ironman. The...

I wish I had a picture of my '86 DS Ironman. The standard red and white frame, but I built a wheelset with red rims and used various models of red & red-sidewalled tires. May have replaced the...
02-05-21, 08:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 861
Posted By Ex Pres

Trainer (indoor) bike

Trainer (indoor) bike
12-30-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 466
Views: 24,112
Posted By Ex Pres

There are plenty of aesthetic choices I see...

There are plenty of aesthetic choices I see routinely posted on BF that I wouldn't have in my stable, but I'm not airing those.
Except for modern 4 arm cranksets - I'm calling those out.

BUT WHAT...
Forum: Southeast
12-16-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 692
Posted By Ex Pres

If you're on FB, you can find Dirty Pecan & try...

If you're on FB, you can find Dirty Pecan & try messaging them
12-11-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,424
Posted By Ex Pres

Jon has some info on other threads. Changing...

Jon has some info on other threads. Changing server, updating software. Would guess this glitch is temporary.
12-09-20, 12:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,825
Posted By Ex Pres

Should we all e-mail him and offer $194.30 ?

Should we all e-mail him and offer $194.30 ?
12-09-20, 07:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 943
Posted By Ex Pres

GTS753 / Cyclomondo (Greg Softley) (Aus) ...

GTS753 / Cyclomondo (Greg Softley) (Aus)
Velocals (US)
HLloyd (UK)
Gus Salmon (US)
BicycleDecals.net (UK)
When evaluating options (type, thickness), one thing you'll need to consider is whether...
11-27-20, 04:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 460
Posted By Ex Pres

I've used them on something, and they must have...

I've used them on something, and they must have been OK, as I don't remember telling myself to not do that again.
11-25-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 980
Posted By Ex Pres

950 is the frame. 7 and 9 are build packages.

950 is the frame. 7 and 9 are build packages.
11-25-20, 04:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 980
Posted By Ex Pres

'82 950 pewter with blue panels

'82 950 pewter with blue panels
11-22-20, 08:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 956
Posted By Ex Pres

I too often "remember" parts I no longer have,...

I too often "remember" parts I no longer have, and spend too much time looking for them. :)
Forum: Southeast
11-13-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 961
Posted By Ex Pres

Not sure whether that would change anything, but...

Not sure whether that would change anything, but here in AL you would just be asking to get run over, and no charges would ever be filed.

Now, alternatively, if you tie that wheelbarrow to the...
11-06-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 539
Posted By Ex Pres

They make regular ol' spray paints you find down...

They make regular ol' spray paints you find down at the big-box store specifically to adhere better to plastic.
Two-part paints can adhere to plastic quite well, and you can buy two-part paints in...
10-26-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,200
Posted By Ex Pres

The bar on mine - pretty sure this was OE ...

The bar on mine - pretty sure this was OE
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50234037442_380e2c0fbc_h.jpg

I had one wheel that was definitely not original, and one I think was. Campy hubs with...
10-26-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,200
Posted By Ex Pres

Mine is 531 plain gauge with a 26.2 (? - I'd have...

Mine is 531 plain gauge with a 26.2 (? - I'd have to double-check) seatpost. My original transfer was missing (blank rectangle)
And though I did not buy mine with all OE parts, I believe the headset...
10-26-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,200
Posted By Ex Pres

Here's a 1972 version - different paint job, but...

Here's a 1972 version - different paint job, but I bet the components are largely the same.
The "Record", as a bike from that era, is really an anachronism. The bronze Record rear der, after the NR...
10-14-20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,280
Posted By Ex Pres

I had and rode an '82 for a while. Nice bike, and...

I had and rode an '82 for a while. Nice bike, and my rear even liked the Ideale 2001 saddle.

The only issue I really didn't catch up front was that one of the plastic surrounds on a brake lever...
10-13-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 864
Posted By Ex Pres

You may want to use spoke nipple washers, too....

You may want to use spoke nipple washers, too. I've used Sapim, the ovals, for similar builds.
10-13-20, 07:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 864
Posted By Ex Pres

Though not a perfect match, I think some of the...

Though not a perfect match, I think some of the Araya Aeros came in that color - if you strike out.
10-13-20, 07:08 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,123
Posted By Ex Pres

The levers are non-aero, so both cables will be...

The levers are non-aero, so both cables will be routed through the bars from the bar end [hole in the plug] to the hole closer to the stem. He only shows the one side in his pictures.

And white...
10-09-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 545
Posted By Ex Pres

I think I have a single NR, but I'll have to...

I think I have a single NR, but I'll have to check when I get home.
I have no idea what a market (eBay) price is on this, but I'd be below.
JC
08-28-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 442
Posted By Ex Pres

I'm the masher at 4mph / 50rpm, even without an...

I'm the masher at 4mph / 50rpm, even without an extra load :)
08-13-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,043
Posted By Ex Pres

I have a set of Protons and they've been...

I have a set of Protons and they've been trouble-free. BUT, it can be interesting removing and replacing some brands of tires. You might want to check this before you get out on the road and have a...
08-07-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,028
Posted By Ex Pres

Is this a Huret rear where we have to worry about...

Is this a Huret rear where we have to worry about which adapter to use to fit alternative manufacturer's dropouts?
Or just standard Campy?
08-04-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 502
Posted By Ex Pres

Need 10 posts to post pics. You're at 1

Need 10 posts to post pics. You're at 1
07-29-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 876
Posted By Ex Pres

Italvega Nuovo Record

mech986 wanted some pictures and details [in another thread], and I had never taken any, so this is my excuse to finally take & post a couple.
AFAIK, I'm the third owner. The second owner sold me...
07-28-20, 06:48 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,459
Posted By Ex Pres

I'm going to have to inspect it, not only its...

I'm going to have to inspect it, not only its mark but check with a caliper. I just don't recall having a 27.0 Record seatpost in the parts bin to build [bought as frame] mine up.
EDIT: too many...
07-27-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,590
Posted By Ex Pres

Did autocorrect get you? I've heard of [and...

Did autocorrect get you? I've heard of [and owned a] Silstar, but not Silver
07-24-20, 06:56 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,135
Posted By Ex Pres

I own one of these, and built it up as a gravel...

I own one of these, and built it up as a gravel bike.
It really only clears 35 in the rear, though. I tried 38s, need them here, but no mud clearance. Any frame guys out there that would like to do...
07-23-20, 06:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,598
Posted By Ex Pres

I bought an Interclub new back late '72- early...

I bought an Interclub new back late '72- early '73 as my first 10 speed.
Yes, they were factory equipped with sew-ups, if you wanted them. But many, like mine, were sold to buyers that didn't...
06-24-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,558
Posted By Ex Pres

I used beldecal waterslide paper, but they seem...

I used beldecal waterslide paper, but they seem to be gone now.
Waterslide is very thin, and needs to be covered in clear. Vinyl is not as thin, but can be applied on top.
The one choice [at least...
06-07-20, 10:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 491
Posted By Ex Pres

you can search for Jim McVey STI Shifter Repair...

you can search for Jim McVey STI Shifter Repair on FB
06-02-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,123
Posted By Ex Pres

https://live.staticflickr.com/8435/7891202624_bfb4...

https://live.staticflickr.com/8435/7891202624_bfb4c43aa5_h.jpg


Sorry, can't help you with the wheels.
But I do have a corncob freewheel (though not Campy)
Never seen that chainring in the...
05-20-20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,415
Posted By Ex Pres

Made with my home printer on "decal stock". Back...

Made with my home printer on "decal stock". Back in the days before it was easy to find decals for the DIY'r.
Fortunately I did have some good jpegs to work from - no vector file to have to play...
05-08-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,313
Posted By Ex Pres

I stayed out of this, as I had not seen the frame...

I stayed out of this, as I had not seen the frame prior to repaint - but happy to see all turned out well.
What I did find a little ironic - the paint scheme on the frame for sale was what I...
02-26-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,587
Posted By Ex Pres

There are two co-ops in Birmingham you might want...

There are two co-ops in Birmingham you might want to check out. I don't know a lot about them other than I've dropped stuff off there before. Redemptive Cycles and Bici Coop.
02-21-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,467
Posted By Ex Pres

I had a Thule 2-bike roof rack on my Passat. ...

I had a Thule 2-bike roof rack on my Passat. What bugged me more than anything was losing about 10% gas mileage - even empty (bikes didn't affect it much extra). I had the wind deflector - maybe...
02-18-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 4,106
Views: 389,762
Posted By Ex Pres

Cinelli did make 22.0 stems, but I'm not sure...

Cinelli did make 22.0 stems, but I'm not sure about black. Cinelli marked these 22s with a small countersink on the back side just above the slot.
02-17-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 12,894
Posted By Ex Pres

Here's one from back in the day before decal...

Here's one from back in the day before decal makers would sell to the "public", and I had no way to print on foil, so homemade on my home printer....
01-27-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,180
Posted By Ex Pres

no·to·ri·e·ty /ˌnōdəˈrīədē/ noun the...

no·to·ri·e·ty
/ˌnōdəˈrīədē/

noun

the state of being famous or well known for some bad quality or deed.
01-23-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,089
Posted By Ex Pres

Sachs 8s Ergo

Sachs 8s Ergo
12-09-19, 09:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 757
Posted By Ex Pres

Bike Boom = you were going to buy anyway, and...

Bike Boom = you were going to buy anyway, and quickly. Why jam up the sales cycle? The next buyer was standing behind you.
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