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Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-25-11, 05:44 PM
Replies: 41
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Posted By Wotan
Philistines!

Philistines!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-25-11, 04:59 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,337
Posted By Wotan
PS Thanks for the photos, Gridplan!! Such...

PS Thanks for the photos, Gridplan!! Such beautiful devices! I really hope I can find one of them (at an affordable price) one day!! Fingers crossed...

By the way, are the photos from "La bici...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-25-11, 04:42 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,337
Posted By Wotan
I also feel that the friction issue must have...

I also feel that the friction issue must have mattered to some folks. Maybe not everyone but at least a few. I've seen a couple of ads where it is mentioned as a selling point (maybe it was just the...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-24-11, 02:23 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,337
Posted By Wotan
I love these threads about the older stuff! And...

I love these threads about the older stuff! And iab, that bike still slays me ev'ry time. You gotta get some pics with the "new" Margherita!!

Anyone got photos of a first gen Ghuggini? Or seen...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-28-11, 09:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,290
Posted By Wotan
Hot!! More pics of the frame/fork please!!

Hot!! More pics of the frame/fork please!!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-20-11, 01:48 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,375
Posted By Wotan
This thread has grown a bit in the past week. ...

This thread has grown a bit in the past week.

Annnnnnyyyyyway, the store I work at needed a custom ring and bashguard made. We called Cycle Underground, got a number disconnect, called a few...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-08-11, 01:35 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,375
Posted By Wotan
Not sure what's happening with Cycle Underground...

Not sure what's happening with Cycle Underground but they've always been pretty bad with emails. Try phoning them (check the timezone first!).

Btw, the rings work fine with derailleurs as far as...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-08-11, 01:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 645
Posted By Wotan
+1. Not sure what sort of value I'd personally...

+1. Not sure what sort of value I'd personally put on this particular bike but if money were no issue, then maybe...

Anyway, lol at the original bidder. This person had the chance to hit the "buy...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-19-11, 08:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 345
Posted By Wotan
Nice bike!!! The bars are Kelly brand. A pal...

Nice bike!!!

The bars are Kelly brand. A pal of mine sold a set (different model) on eBay last week:...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-25-11, 05:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 558
Posted By Wotan
That Thanet is a corker! I saw a couple at the...

That Thanet is a corker! I saw a couple at the bike museum in Wales last year - definitely on the wants list.

Did you shift the Trivelox derailleur? What were your thoughts? Did you prefer it or...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-25-11, 02:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 558
Posted By Wotan
Yeah, great bunch of bikes! Can't wait to see the...

Yeah, great bunch of bikes! Can't wait to see the Silverlight, too - feel free to post some teaser pics!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-25-11, 02:23 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,472
Posted By Wotan
You need three tire levers, imo. Two won't cut...

You need three tire levers, imo. Two won't cut it. I like the Michelin ones but plenty of folk favor the Pedros.

And, as Lotek mentioned, an even better solution is to get a tyre bead jack. I've...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-23-11, 07:12 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 7,313
Posted By Wotan
Gotta lace this guy up and give it a go: ...

Gotta lace this guy up and give it a go:
http://i729.photobucket.com/albums/ww292/sir_kevinwulf/Galletti/01212009273.jpg...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-15-11, 07:18 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,014
Posted By Wotan
Bingo! The Bikesmith cotter press works...

Bingo! The Bikesmith cotter press works fantastically on non-driveside crankarms and on driveside arms with a reasonable BCD. But for the 50.4 bcd 5 pin sets, like most Magistroni, Stronglight, BSA...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-05-11, 09:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 299
Posted By Wotan
Maybe you'd be better off just buying one of the...

Maybe you'd be better off just buying one of the new-ish Sturmey Archer bar-end shifters that can also be used as a downtube shifter (http://www.sturmey-archer.com/products/shifters/cid/3/id/11)....
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-10-10, 07:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,090
Posted By Wotan
I know that the heirachy goes (in ascending...

I know that the heirachy goes (in ascending order): extra, extra oro, oro

But the differences between bx and cx is something I'm not sure of either. I recently searched and came up with this C&V...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-10-10, 04:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,832
Posted By Wotan
In my experiences with doing this, it all sounds...

In my experiences with doing this, it all sounds nice and cheap until the package arrives. Then you have pay a "documents" fee from the carrier, pay someone to clear it through customs, sometimes pay...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-06-10, 06:50 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 24,133
Posted By Wotan
Fantastic. Gotta admit, I'm pretty jealous! If I...

Fantastic. Gotta admit, I'm pretty jealous! If I wasn't taking receipt of my ten year younger Cinelli SC in a week or two I would be totally green!

Did your frame have full chrome underneath the...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-06-10, 09:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,043
Posted By Wotan
I'm going to guess that he bought back Citoyen's...

I'm going to guess that he bought back Citoyen's 1947 Cinelli, pictured in the Holy Grail thread.

I might have pretended it got lost in transit :innocent:
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-06-10, 09:06 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 24,133
Posted By Wotan
YYYEEESSS!!!! Would love to see some more pics. ...

YYYEEESSS!!!! Would love to see some more pics.

Do the decal crests have "Firenze" instead of "Milano"?
Is this the headbadge?
http://43bikes.com/~/cinelli-web/firenze-badge.jpg


What...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-13-10, 08:15 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 13,709
Posted By Wotan
Yeah, they are. There's quite a few bikes from...

Yeah, they are. There's quite a few bikes from Australia with the hand-painted logos and pin striping. It was all the rage down here in the good, old days.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-13-10, 07:52 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 13,709
Posted By Wotan
Cheers guv! Here's what it looks like these days:...

Cheers guv! Here's what it looks like these days:

http://i729.photobucket.com/albums/ww292/sir_kevinwulf/Bates/bates01.jpg

More pics HERE...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-29-10, 05:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,172
Posted By Wotan
I just bought some gloves from these guys...

I just bought some gloves from these guys (http://stores.ebay.com.au/speed4allkinds). They haven't arrived yet, so I can't comment on quality but they do a brown, leather, fingerless glove. And you...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-09-10, 05:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,053
Posted By Wotan
Sure. I guess it's me who's running the ship...

Sure. I guess it's me who's running the ship right now. But I have to warn you that Australia Post is probably the most expensive in the world right now! I can get quotes in a couple of days if you...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-24-10, 05:28 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,032
Posted By Wotan
Bumping this 'cos I want a wool jersey.

Bumping this 'cos I want a wool jersey.
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