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Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-04-12, 02:03 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By 5cagm
Bamboo Content - Nice Story

Hi all,

Thought I would share a story I was reading on a local blog here in Toronto. Enjoy!

http://torontoist.com/2012/05/bikes-of-bamboo/ (photos can be found at this URL as well as credit...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-31-12, 01:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,059
Posted By 5cagm
Thanks Brian! I do actually have a set of stem...

Thanks Brian! I do actually have a set of stem shifters that I was considering putting on their but I kind of felt they would ruin the aesthetics of the bike. Bar-ends would probably be the best...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-30-12, 01:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,059
Posted By 5cagm
Thanks Chris! Whoa! Someone has a lot of faith...

Thanks Chris!
Whoa! Someone has a lot of faith in an entry level tourer haha. That being said, after wrenching on this for a bit, it does seem a solidly built bike. No complaints as of yet. I'll...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-30-12, 07:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,059
Posted By 5cagm
Quick Update: I've stripped the entire bike...

Quick Update:

I've stripped the entire bike down and replaced the bearings in the pedals to get them to spin again ;). Fenders, in this case SKS Chromo Plastic, have been added. I went the SKS...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-20-12, 02:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,292
Posted By 5cagm
I'm pretty sure that's just an illusion caused by...

I'm pretty sure that's just an illusion caused by the bars being slightly turned. Look at the alignment, the wheel isn't facing straight forward.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-15-12, 09:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,972
Posted By 5cagm
Can you change the scanner settings to scan as a...

Can you change the scanner settings to scan as a .jpg, png, .gif, or .bmp? Those should play nice with photobucket.

Take care.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-13-12, 03:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,769
Posted By 5cagm
http://www.velobase.com/CompImages/RDerailleur/DD8...

http://www.velobase.com/CompImages/RDerailleur/DD86C025-C20F-47EE-92B9-E744D4CB447D.jpeg

Definitely one of my favourites. You have to have matching shifters for this one though. Dura Ace of this...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-07-12, 08:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 682
Posted By 5cagm
Wow! 100% did not notice it was for sale from...

Wow! 100% did not notice it was for sale from here. I need to find out who this guy is haha. I definitely thought you were suggesting I was the seller ;)
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-07-12, 08:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 682
Posted By 5cagm
Yea the pics are absolutely horrible! I wish...

Yea the pics are absolutely horrible! I wish there were some nice up close shots.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-06-12, 10:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 682
Posted By 5cagm
Gold Plated Colnago 35th Anniversary C-Record GroupS NOS

:twitchy: Not in any way a plug but I was just cruising fleecebay for some campy gear and stumbled upon this :twitchy:
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Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-05-12, 10:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 909
Posted By 5cagm
Hi there, I've got a '91 (possibly '92) Merlin...

Hi there,
I've got a '91 (possibly '92) Merlin so I know a fair bit about them but I would in no way call myself an expert. The serial number of the frame is 2146 and I've been told that the numbers...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-05-12, 10:23 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,794
Posted By 5cagm
I did the exact same thing! If that's NOS I'd use...

I did the exact same thing! If that's NOS I'd use as it as the most expensive paper weight until I found the perfect project for it. IMO that first gen C-Record group is gorgeous. The pantographed...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-04-12, 10:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By 5cagm
I purchased a complete Pinarello last summer...

I purchased a complete Pinarello last summer (headbadge included ;) ) for less than the current bid...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-02-12, 07:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 529
Posted By 5cagm
It's a big bike but I have my doubts that's a 68....

It's a big bike but I have my doubts that's a 68. I have a feeling it's more likely that represents the year of production but correct me if I'm wrong!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-01-12, 10:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,120
Posted By 5cagm
I was second to call on one of those PDM team...

I was second to call on one of those PDM team replicas last summer. They owner had it set up as commuter with some nasty racks and I believe a U-lock mount :twitchy:
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-01-12, 09:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 176
Posted By 5cagm
Pictures will help a lot! I'd love to see all of...

Pictures will help a lot! I'd love to see all of them if possible :)
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-01-12, 08:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 448
Posted By 5cagm
Google:...

Google: http://www.smokstak.com/forum/showthread.php?t=101885
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-01-12, 04:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,621
Posted By 5cagm
I found this image of a race in 1992 by googling....

I found this image of a race in 1992 by googling. Does it look like the second rider's bike? It's a bit hard to see...
...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-01-12, 04:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,327
Posted By 5cagm
Darn! Well, whatever you decide to do with...

Darn!

Well, whatever you decide to do with it, somebody will be very happy!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-01-12, 03:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,770
Posted By 5cagm
Unfortunately I'm not convinced any of these...

Unfortunately I'm not convinced any of these shops will have the know how to do this. I'd still have a look though. I'm not sure if there are any shops with Marinoni connections still around but I'd...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-01-12, 10:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,327
Posted By 5cagm
What size is it? I may be interested....

What size is it? I may be interested. Unfortunately it looks a little big (58 or 59?). I'm looking closer to the 55-56 range.


Cheers!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-29-12, 10:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,327
Posted By 5cagm
Gorgeous! I've always wanted a Panasonic but they...

Gorgeous! I've always wanted a Panasonic but they seem very hard to find up here
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-29-12, 04:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 349
Posted By 5cagm
Nice bike. In other news, I need to move to SF

Nice bike. In other news, I need to move to SF
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-28-12, 11:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,059
Posted By 5cagm
Thanks Chris! They do appear to be stainless...

Thanks Chris!

They do appear to be stainless as I can't see a spec of corrosion but I'm not 100% sure the best way to check. The rims are Rigida and I can't find any branding on the hubs. No quick...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-28-12, 10:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,059
Posted By 5cagm
Just a quick update and there will be more to...

Just a quick update and there will be more to come over the coming weeks. I tore the bike down to the frame (left the cranks. BB, etc on for now as they spin smooth) and have begun the build. I got a...
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