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02-26-24, 01:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 438
Posted By panzerwagon

No worries-- I'm still 90% still a yea. The good...

No worries-- I'm still 90% still a yea. The good thing about being a hour or two away is that I have little excuse to miss it. The bad thing about being a hour or two away is that I have little...
02-24-24, 04:04 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,681
Posted By juvela

----- this wheel logo spoke head was also...

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this wheel logo spoke head was also seen on the Singer Grand Sport (NOT Alex) of member stellaSX76
...
02-22-24, 10:13 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,096
Posted By sd5782

Many folks leave them alone while servicing...

Many folks leave them alone while servicing rather than fighting with them and possibly damaging something. It isn’t terribly difficult to reach and evaluate the bearing cups from the opposite side....
02-14-24, 10:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 438
Posted By rccardr

It’s a fun ride but I won’t be able to make it...

It’s a fun ride but I won’t be able to make it this year.
Plus, the cows scatter when you ride by!
02-14-24, 09:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 438
Posted By AdventureManCO

This looks really fun and I’m trying to get in...

This looks really fun and I’m trying to get in more rides this year.

Amarillo (6hrs) I could probably do, but this would be a 14hr trip one way so I’ll have to bow out of this one, but excited...
02-13-24, 05:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 507
Posted By Bianchigirll

Ah Ha! The ball is the stopper! I suspected it...

Ah Ha! The ball is the stopper! I suspected it was a bottle holder but just couldn’t see it, but if it has no top it makes sense. Thanks.
02-13-24, 11:29 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 111,554
Posted By northbend

1937 Hobbs of Barbican, UK ...

1937 Hobbs of Barbican, UK
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50935994298_9142289b38_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2kB3hwf)The Old Brit (https://flic.kr/p/2kB3hwf) by Matthew Pendergast...
02-07-24, 07:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 438
Posted By panzerwagon

Count me in!

Count me in!
01-26-24, 07:16 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,681
Posted By Ferguron

This thread is fabulously entertaining....

This thread is fabulously entertaining....
01-26-24, 02:42 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,681
Posted By Piff

Walking through this thread today from start to...

Walking through this thread today from start to finish --- Nice job doesn't come close. Beautiful bike, and I love your attention to detail both in the restoration and the pictures. Can't wait to...
01-26-24, 01:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,681
Posted By TenGrainBread

Looking good

Looking good
01-20-24, 07:13 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,575
Posted By merziac

Yep, full monty, scorched earth is really the way...

Yep, full monty, scorched earth is really the way to go, I got the impression the OP was trying to use everything it came to him with. ;)
12-17-23, 04:37 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,681
Posted By TenGrainBread

Nice, can't wait to see the end result here

Nice, can't wait to see the end result here
12-05-23, 05:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 683
Posted By juvela

----- found the name of the modern replica...

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found the name of the modern replica producer - YOK0ZUNA

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11-21-23, 04:27 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,681
Posted By juvela

----- outillage VAR made a screwdriver type...

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outillage VAR made a screwdriver type tool to fit those nuts

mine has a yeller handle...

...or for the spanner twister who wishes to get cute there is also the VAR Nr. 352 -
...
11-18-23, 07:42 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,490
Posted By juvela

----- thank you for this update this is...

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thank you for this update

this is the first one have seen to include a letter with the two digit number

since it is a letter D would conjecture it may stand for "droit" (right) to...
11-17-23, 08:25 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,681
Posted By juvela

----- have in me shop both the Verot-Perrin...

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have in me shop both the Verot-Perrin remover and the outillage VAR

the V-P gives a few thou of "slack" between the male and female thread much like one would have on a typical bolt & nut...
11-16-23, 11:34 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,681
Posted By juvela

----- cranks - Outillage VAR made a tap...

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cranks -

Outillage VAR made a tap for the 23.35mm removal threads

unfortunately it is unguided

it could have been made hollow so that a guide could be threaded into the spindle end
11-12-23, 07:17 PM
Replies: 3,779
Views: 1,109,743
Posted By BertoBerg

That is a sweet collection!

That is a sweet collection!
11-12-23, 05:02 PM
Replies: 3,779
Views: 1,109,743
Posted By TenGrainBread

Jean Paul Routens fillet brazed from ~2000. More...

Jean Paul Routens fillet brazed from ~2000. More pictures in this thread (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1280811-fillet-brazed-routens-lightweight.html).
...
11-08-23, 11:47 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,490
Posted By juvela

----- ;) ...and Barelli a British...

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;)

...and Barelli a British manufacturer of pedals...

[Noli-Cattaneo also produced hubs under the Sheffield name - fairly rare]
11-06-23, 06:01 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,867
Posted By panzerwagon

Ha! I meant the coffee table book, but wow those...

Ha! I meant the coffee table book, but wow those are some sweet machines. I need to get my 979 back on the road again one of these days...
11-04-23, 08:18 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,867
Posted By seedsbelize2

I admire your attention to detail, in the...

I admire your attention to detail, in the disassembly, cleaning, reassembly department. It is well beyond my patience level. Well beyond. I wipe my bikes down only when there is a wheel off for one...
11-02-23, 10:07 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,867
Posted By chain_whipped

Beautiful build. Sean Kelly would approve! ...

Beautiful build. Sean Kelly would approve!
Speaking of Sean Kelly, I forget what CR event / cirque but someone displayed a 979 Kelly tribute bike. Really neat and done right.

As for a saddle, a...
11-02-23, 06:07 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,867
Posted By Erzulis Boat

Timely thread. I also started with NOS front/rear...

Timely thread. I also started with NOS front/rear SSC derailleurs that I got at my first Eroica swap meet years ago. Impulse buy, as they are way too cool to pass up.

A 979 in my size just...
11-02-23, 05:48 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,867
Posted By Robvolz

So freaking cool and that RD….. it...

So freaking cool

and that RD…..

it almost looks Soviet with its pure “form follows function” aesthetic.

well played sir. Well played.
10-27-23, 03:30 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,490
Posted By juvela

------ thanks for putting right me error! ...

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thanks for putting right me error! :thumb:

make waaaaaaay too many. :o



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10-27-23, 02:08 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,490
Posted By chain_whipped

Such the find! All there including a premium...

Such the find! All there including a premium shift set. Careful preservation in order.
Thanks for sharing
10-27-23, 10:30 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,490
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...I have only done one French project bike...

.
...I have only done one French project bike that old, and mine was neither as intact, nor as well preserved as yours.
It was also originally a sort of red and blue two color paint scheme, which I...
10-27-23, 06:54 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,490
Posted By repechage

examine that rim closely, might be a radial...

examine that rim closely, might be a radial fracture at the eyelet on the left.
10-26-23, 10:01 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,490
Posted By Classtime

I think a 50s bike to push-up the hills at Eroica...

I think a 50s bike to push-up the hills at Eroica CA would be fun. That’s a neat bike. Where did you “find” it?
10-26-23, 01:26 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,490
Posted By markk900

What a stunner! Please post progress photos.

What a stunner! Please post progress photos.
10-26-23, 01:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,490
Posted By juvela

----- possible seat binder nut may be...

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possible seat binder nut may be mounted backwards

if side facing washer be concave then nut mounted wrongly

if side facing washer flat then mounted correctly
...
10-26-23, 01:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,490
Posted By Kabuki12

Well blended and tucked in quite nicely. My...

Well blended and tucked in quite nicely. My Stella has the colors on the seat stay caps as well , must be a thing for some of the European bikes.
10-26-23, 12:34 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,490
Posted By juvela

----- OH BOY! :love: complete,...

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OH BOY! :love:

complete, undamaged and unmolested - they joust doona git mo' beddah

here be the five four three "software" -
...
10-23-23, 02:53 PM
Replies: 8,676
Views: 1,071,130
Posted By ascherer

And today, some NOS goodness: ...

And today, some NOS goodness:

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10-09-23, 06:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,098
Posted By juvela

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09-19-23, 12:35 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,419
Posted By Manny66

Funny, from my Cambria motel , I was a short walk...

Funny, from my Cambria motel , I was a short walk from about 10 or more different restaurants and coffee houses. Breakfast , Lunch , and Dinner were All a walk away.
09-18-23, 07:22 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,110
Posted By Manny66

Great Pictures Brad ! You're quite the...

Great Pictures Brad ! You're quite the Photographer .
09-18-23, 06:06 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 28,250
Posted By tmnguuyen

Eroica CA 2023 - Parting thoughts

I did the Heroic route on Saturday and the baby route on Sunday with my wife on the Tandem. The weather was a blessing. People were pleasant and friendly. Bikes were cool. Medals have correct year on...
09-18-23, 05:05 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,110
Posted By Manny66

The Un-Official Cambria -Cayucos - Cambria...

The Un-Official Cambria -Cayucos - Cambria Saturday Ride. Fun Times !

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09-18-23, 02:59 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 28,250
Posted By Manny66

The start of Sundays Santa Lucia Route , Lots of...

The start of Sundays Santa Lucia Route , Lots of happiness at the Start and the Finish,, but not so much during ,, Brutal Climbs , Scary descents and rough Terrain. But it's L'Eroica and its supposed...
09-18-23, 11:29 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,110
Posted By Sactown_Albert

My First Eroica California!

I had a great time at the Eroica. Did not attend previous editions so have no comparison point. Joined the Manny organized Saturday ride and did the Santa Lucia ride on Sunday. A lot of really nice...
09-18-23, 11:01 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,110
Posted By bikingshearer

From my admittedly limited vantage point, I...

From my admittedly limited vantage point, I thought attendance was down, organization was up, rest stop provisions were way up, and enthusiasm was high, I did the short ride Sunday (and had a great...
09-17-23, 07:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,110
Posted By tmnguuyen

Tandem photos taken from a tandem. Santa...

Tandem photos taken from a tandem.

Santa Lucia route roll out
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09-17-23, 07:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,110
Posted By tmnguuyen

Last group of heroics to come in. The only woman...

Last group of heroics to come in. The only woman that completed the long route. A single gear rider that took two spills on Cypress mountain descent.
...
09-17-23, 03:06 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,110
Posted By tmnguuyen

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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09-17-23, 08:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 660
Posted By markk900

cuda2k : just want to say thanks for all you do...

cuda2k : just want to say thanks for all you do to keep this valuable resource up and available. Labour of love no doubt but enjoyed by many.
09-17-23, 07:03 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,110
Posted By tmnguuyen

Volunteers, skeleton crew and Nova ...

Volunteers, skeleton crew and Nova
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09-15-23, 12:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 837
Posted By Sactown_Albert

I am arriving Friday night

For sure I am going to be there. Bringing two bikes. Will ride the Allegro on Saturday and the Rickert for Eroica. Will probably arrive early so I can grab a coffee and begin a day of ogling bikes.
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