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02-01-23, 04:17 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 37,248
Posted By georges1

My 1991 white Raleigh Maxisport which will be...

My 1991 white Raleigh Maxisport which will be upgraded. It will get new Synchro C Record shifters for 8 speed,new wheels, a new 8 speed record cassette, a new C Record front Derailleur and a new...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-23, 11:56 AM
Replies: 20,585
Views: 4,834,167
Posted By georges1

very nice wheels:thumb:

very nice wheels:thumb:
01-31-23, 05:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 781
Posted By georges1

Vetta is a very nice brand with lot of unknown...

Vetta is a very nice brand with lot of unknown gems and they are indeed nice bikes.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-23, 04:13 PM
Replies: 20,585
Views: 4,834,167
Posted By georges1

4 Dura Ace CS 7900 Cassettes ...

4 Dura Ace CS 7900 Cassettes
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1 Dura Ace CS 7800 Cassette
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1 set of...
01-31-23, 03:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 781
Posted By georges1

The stem for the Vetta is an ITM Goccia like...

The stem for the Vetta is an ITM Goccia like onthe CT Wallis but 130mm, bar will be a cassic ITM like on the CT Wallis, saddle will be a Yellow flite,seat post will be a Dura Ace one, front...
01-31-23, 03:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 781
Posted By georges1

Finally bought the frame for my very last...

Finally bought the frame for my very last project, this one is the last and final bike.Saw many overpriced Cinellis with SLX tubing, many bad condition Lemonds Reynolds 853 frames with rusted bottom...
01-22-23, 05:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 337
Posted By georges1

Nice bike, the Reynolds made Peugeot were among...

Nice bike, the Reynolds made Peugeot were among the best
01-21-23, 05:32 PM
Replies: 722
Views: 17,026
Posted By georges1

I am keeping my rim brakes frames and all my...

I am keeping my rim brakes frames and all my bikes are rim brake bikes.I don't do disc brakes or electric transmission, call me a traditionnalist.
01-21-23, 01:03 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 3,385
Posted By georges1

I have ridden with clinchers and never had flats...

I have ridden with clinchers and never had flats on the other hand I have seen many people who were riding tubulars having flats. My Michelin Performer and my Michelin Axial clincher tires never gave...
01-18-23, 11:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 552
Posted By georges1

Interesting link about older bike brands and manufacturer parts catalogs

Good Morning
Found an interesting about older brands catalogues la bible du velo (https://labibleduvelo.blogspot.com/p/catalogues.html)
Enjoy
Best regards
Georges
01-18-23, 11:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,227
Posted By georges1

Nice find:thumb:

Nice find:thumb:
01-18-23, 03:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 725
Posted By georges1

They are very expensive but they are well built...

They are very expensive but they are well built and speed indexing is fast,smooth and easy and Dura Ace provides you the highest level of shifting precision and accuracy, I have sl 7700 on my Peugeot...
01-06-23, 02:33 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 8,144
Posted By georges1

very fine fine bike:thumb:I am not muchafan of...

very fine fine bike:thumb:I am not muchafan of the 7900 and later dura ace series which are not very dura ace like , with the rear shadow derailleurs, Dura Ace became ugly
01-02-23, 10:25 AM
Replies: 5,844
Views: 653,986
Posted By georges1

Very nice bike and nice build :thumb:​​​​​​​

Very nice bike and nice build :thumb:​​​​​​​
01-01-23, 01:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 221
Posted By georges1

Wishing you and your loved ones the best for...

Wishing you and your loved ones the best for 2023. I have two projects in the works and a third one soon
01-01-23, 01:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 511
Posted By georges1

True people forget that Panasonic and Rensho made...

True people forget that Panasonic and Rensho made high end bikes that hold a candle to anyof the most prestigious italian bike brands.It is kinda like Shimano until they are appeared with Dura Ace in...
12-31-22, 10:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 511
Posted By georges1

very nice frame :thumb:

very nice frame :thumb:
12-31-22, 01:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 655
Posted By georges1

cool bike :thumb:

cool bike :thumb:
12-30-22, 02:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 781
Posted By georges1

I was looking for carbon wheels and found the...

I was looking for carbon wheels and found the ones that I was looking for at a bargain price , those are 23 years old , yes 23 years old. My dream wheels were the Mavic Cosmic Carbone Wheels 1st...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-27-22, 04:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 572
Posted By georges1

Thing is that Reynolds 725...

Thing is that Reynolds 725 (https://www.reynoldstechnology.biz/materials/steel/s-725/) is still available, trying to locate someone who is specialized into frame repairs with Reynolds tubing might...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-26-22, 03:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 364
Posted By georges1

Saffron Frameworks

Good Evening

Perhaps one of the most talented craftsmen in the UK Matthew Sowter from Saffron Frameworks (https://www.saffronframeworks.com/about-frame-builder/)

Best regards

Georges
12-26-22, 03:22 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,168
Posted By georges1

very nice bike:thumb:

very nice bike:thumb:
12-24-22, 05:34 PM
Replies: 7,784
Views: 2,733,130
Posted By georges1

nice Kona :thumb:

nice Kona :thumb:
12-24-22, 05:32 PM
Replies: 7,784
Views: 2,733,130
Posted By georges1

My old 1992 Giant Tourer ...

My old 1992 Giant Tourer
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12-24-22, 02:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 494
Posted By georges1

Pretty sure , it is Tange tubing. Good catch and...

Pretty sure , it is Tange tubing. Good catch and nice U Brake
12-24-22, 11:26 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,706
Posted By georges1

My last acquisition, the1992 CT Wallis in the...

My last acquisition, the1992 CT Wallis in the very rarely seen 731 OS race tubing
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12-24-22, 10:23 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,956
Posted By georges1

Nice bikes James Dak:thumb:Thanks for sharing

Nice bikes James Dak:thumb:Thanks for sharing
12-24-22, 06:56 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,956
Posted By georges1

I once tried a merlin titanium road bike years...

I once tried a merlin titanium road bike years ago and I found the same problem.
12-24-22, 06:48 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,168
Posted By georges1

753 reynolds frame and green color , can't go...

753 reynolds frame and green color , can't go wrong with that
12-22-22, 04:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,206
Posted By georges1

With my Shimano MTB shoes,I also have a 44 size...

With my Shimano MTB shoes,I also have a 44 size like I have a 44 for my Diadora road shoes. Maybe I am lucky.
12-21-22, 08:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 752
Posted By georges1

In all honesty, I ride a hybrid and my all round...

In all honesty, I ride a hybrid and my all round city bike that are smaller sized than my road bikes that I ride usually.I have adapted to my fit these smaller sized bikes. I am 1 m 80 and can't ride...
12-21-22, 04:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By georges1

nice build:thumb:

nice build:thumb:
12-20-22, 12:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 796
Posted By georges1

nice bridgestone,thanks for sharing:thumb:

nice bridgestone,thanks for sharing:thumb:
12-18-22, 02:37 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 8,144
Posted By georges1

I never realled cared about Dura Ace until the...

I never realled cared about Dura Ace until the 7700-7800. 7900 went with the darker finish which wasn't very Dura Ace like. The price tag on Campagnolo Record and Chrous is generally more expensive...
12-17-22, 03:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,806
Posted By georges1

futuristic and nice carbon hybrid:thumb:

futuristic and nice carbon hybrid:thumb:
12-17-22, 11:54 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 8,144
Posted By georges1

Shimano dura ace hubs are for me among the nicest...

Shimano dura ace hubs are for me among the nicest in design, the very best in quality and the most reliable on the market :thumb:
12-17-22, 01:41 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,799
Posted By georges1

these two frames, one is a 1992 CT Wallis in...

these two frames, one is a 1992 CT Wallis in Reynolds , a smaller frame than what I ride but its outstanding condition and Reynolds 731 tubing were a no brainer when I purchased it. It will be built...
12-16-22, 04:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 325
Posted By georges1

Gazelle catalog from the 90's

Good Evening
Found something cool that I would share,a mini Gazelle Catalog from the 90's
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12-12-22, 12:31 AM
Replies: 8,498
Views: 2,742,379
Posted By georges1

very nice and detailed frame :thumb:thanks for...

very nice and detailed frame :thumb:thanks for sharing
12-12-22, 12:22 AM
Replies: 8,498
Views: 2,742,379
Posted By georges1

that is pretty nice,more a light weight:thumb:....

that is pretty nice,more a light weight:thumb:. Imagine the weight with crossmax wheels and full XTR gear,even much less.
12-12-22, 12:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 976
Posted By georges1

the duraaace fits the bike better and very nice...

the duraaace fits the bike better and very nice bike btw:thumb:
12-11-22, 05:35 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 12,971
Posted By georges1

Fantastic bike,Cippollini was riding Cannondale...

Fantastic bike,Cippollini was riding Cannondale bikes then and yes his sprints were phenomenal. He always won his races with Dura Ace equipped Cannondales
12-11-22, 05:03 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 8,144
Posted By georges1

The rear derailleur dura ace RD 7700 was superior...

The rear derailleur dura ace RD 7700 was superior to the campy record for me,I have ordered two RD 7800 because I wanted twenty speeds. Yet my fave cranks are the FC7700 with the BB7700 bottom...
12-11-22, 07:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 296
Posted By georges1

I totally agree with you

I totally agree with you
12-11-22, 07:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 752
Posted By georges1

the CT wallis arrived and I installed on it dura...

the CT wallis arrived and I installed on it dura ace BR 7800 brakes
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12-11-22, 06:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 564
Posted By georges1

The frame was received , I changed the original...

The frame was received , I changed the original stem by another one , also painted the small dings with nail polish which is a good protector, also treated the seat tube and the bottom bracket with a...
12-04-22, 12:50 PM
Replies: 8,498
Views: 2,742,379
Posted By georges1

Very cool MTB, thanks for sharing

Very cool MTB, thanks for sharing
12-03-22, 10:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,486
Posted By georges1

that is correct

that is correct
12-03-22, 05:54 AM
Replies: 430
Views: 59,025
Posted By georges1

some of mine ...

some of mine
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12-03-22, 02:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 754
Posted By georges1

very good bike and you can't go wrong with a...

very good bike and you can't go wrong with a reynolds 531 frame
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