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Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-15-16, 06:25 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,266
Posted By Campagnerdo
My interests is top of the line product at...

My interests is top of the line product at relatively depressed prices. Those are the opportunities that if find irresistible. For me, part of the motivation must be the thrill of the hunt, as well...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-20-16, 07:44 AM
Replies: 35,906
Views: 3,666,839
Posted By Campagnerdo
Not to mention what the seat post might be...

Not to mention what the seat post might be capable of (look closely)...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-19-16, 08:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,213
Posted By Campagnerdo
I one bought a bar, stem, and brake handle...

I one bought a bar, stem, and brake handle combination at a swap, in part for the new yellow celo tape they were wrapped with. Sharing your enthusiasm for the original...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-20-16, 07:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,010
Posted By Campagnerdo
Reynolds. I think it came with that crankset. ...

Reynolds. I think it came with that crankset. Weinmann carrera brakes. Check out the 1978 Motobecane catalog and I think you will agree it is that year. Mine is #4296878...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-20-16, 09:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,010
Posted By Campagnerdo
Looks like a '78. I have one, looks identical. ...

Looks like a '78. I have one, looks identical. Last two digits on bottom bracket are 78, i'm assuming that is no coincidence.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-08-15, 08:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 718
Posted By Campagnerdo
Anyone else curious to see the crown? Also a...

Anyone else curious to see the crown? Also a shot of the whole fork to see the rake. What is the steerer length? I'm sure there are some of us that must have orphan forks in our parts bin.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-28-15, 10:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,200
Posted By Campagnerdo
i recall the slightly earlier bergies as coming...

i recall the slightly earlier bergies as coming with a campag gs gear ensemble. does that sound like something you have seen? there were some styria road machines at this time so equipped but do...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-24-15, 08:51 AM
Replies: 446
Views: 12,009
Posted By Campagnerdo
Thank you, KonAaron Snake All these years...

Thank you, KonAaron Snake

All these years and how did I miss this one?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-19-15, 07:59 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,039
Posted By Campagnerdo
In the Los Angeles basin, the question should be...

In the Los Angeles basin, the question should be how long would you drive instead of how far. I once pursued an Olmo with pantographed record that required a Friday afternoon traverse through L.A. ...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-03-15, 07:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 690
Posted By Campagnerdo
The older levers were smaller in cross section...

The older levers were smaller in cross section near the pivot, and had a tendency to bend there. Interesting that the bend is pretty close on both levers, did the user bend the second to match the...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-27-15, 10:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 368
Posted By Campagnerdo
Not sure Torelli qualifies as rare, but I don't...

Not sure Torelli qualifies as rare, but I don't think they are high volume. Torelli contracted out the frames to different builders. Do your research. Some were made by Mondonico, a very...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-27-15, 09:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By Campagnerdo
I know no one would recommend it, but I also ran...

I know no one would recommend it, but I also ran a 130 mm wheel for a few years in one, no problems. Not a 25.0 post, I think it might have been a 27.2.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-20-15, 02:50 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,564
Posted By Campagnerdo
[QUOTE=mtnbke;18178865]The down side is that if...

[QUOTE=mtnbke;18178865]The down side is that if you find something truly special like a 66cm Olmo dripping with pantagraphed Campy and other italian bits, or a custom Colnago or Pinarello you might...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-19-15, 11:43 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,564
Posted By Campagnerdo
Hallelujah! I am sometimes chastised by others...

Hallelujah! I am sometimes chastised by others who prefer small frames, for riding large frames (my seat post is not bottomed out). I just keep riding on in the comfort that a large frame offers. I...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 08-30-15, 08:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,630
Posted By Campagnerdo
660 shifters, p.m. inbound

660 shifters, p.m. inbound
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-10-15, 09:42 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,698
Posted By Campagnerdo
Boron was the element in the mat applied to forks...

Boron was the element in the mat applied to forks and stays
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-28-15, 10:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 371
Posted By Campagnerdo
Kestrel 4000 vs. Kestrel 200

What was the major difference between the two? Was the 200 considered a down line, more affordable option to the 4000, or was there an inherent functional difference such as geometry or stiffness of...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 07-24-15, 06:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 489
Posted By Campagnerdo
Someone will correct me if I am wrong, but...

Someone will correct me if I am wrong, but doesn't the square nut that is captive in the band accept a stud with threads on both ends and a flange in the middle, with the shifter assembly fastened to...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-18-15, 03:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 556
Posted By Campagnerdo
Another school of thought was that tying and...

Another school of thought was that tying and soldering facilitated rim replacements, as the wheel would not need to be re-laced. I think this one goes back to the days when softer aluminum rims were...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-16-15, 02:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 718
Posted By Campagnerdo
Universal sidepulls, in particular, are known for...

Universal sidepulls, in particular, are known for being brittle and breaking when bent. I have not heard much about bending the centerpulls, but, with said knowledge, I would try to avoid bending...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-30-15, 08:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 634
Posted By Campagnerdo
The one I saw was on the Orange County, CA...

The one I saw was on the Orange County, CA craiglist. I then saw it in person a week or two later at the Long Beach, CA motorcycle swap meet, which has an aisle with a number of BMX bike...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-28-15, 10:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 634
Posted By Campagnerdo
I ran into one of these very early mountain bikes...

I ran into one of these very early mountain bikes last year. I was intrigued by it, I wanted it, but the seller wanted more than I could justify for it. The serial number was in the high 20's. I...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-10-15, 10:32 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,757
Posted By Campagnerdo
Every bicycle hobbyist that has been around a few...

Every bicycle hobbyist that has been around a few years probably has a story. I started early...
-I rode a beater 10 speed in junior high, as my hot rodded Nishiki was vandalized the first day I...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 03-28-15, 07:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,364
Posted By Campagnerdo
P.M on profil saddle if still available

P.M on profil saddle if still available
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-16-15, 09:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 837
Posted By Campagnerdo
I just wrapped a set of bars yesterday with celo...

I just wrapped a set of bars yesterday with celo tape, prepping for eroica CA. I removed the lever bodies and reinstalled after taping around the bands. Celo tape can be a little challenging with...
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