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Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-25-16, 09:33 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By DMC707
Drool Drool Drool ---- Love everything about...

Drool Drool Drool ---- Love everything about it !
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 07-25-16, 08:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,556
Posted By DMC707
Cool pics of some neat Bianchi's even if the...

Cool pics of some neat Bianchi's even if the thread is a tad old !

The suede Cinelli saddle is worth a few bucks on its own
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 07-25-16, 07:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 82
Posted By DMC707
Well, -- its filthy, needs new tires --- but a...

Well, -- its filthy, needs new tires --- but a lot of people like these bonded CF framesets

If I were in the market I wouldn't want to pay more than $150 for this one in that condition -- but...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 07-25-16, 07:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 122
Posted By DMC707
I've got a very early 1994 model (aluminum) that...

I've got a very early 1994 model (aluminum) that was procured in late '93 as a bare frameset -- It was welded by Dave Tiemeyer -- Tiemeyer did a lot of work for GT on prototype stuff and their...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-25-16, 07:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 129
Posted By DMC707
Done it several times --- recently pulled a...

Done it several times --- recently pulled a pretty nice Bianchi Giro apart to build up a frameset from my collection

Most of my nice "pull-a-parts" are decent steel framed, Campy or Dura...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-25-16, 05:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 440
Posted By DMC707
Dang it man, your right ! - I just used...

Dang it man, your right ! - I just used adhuntr and pulled this one up almost instantly - not a DeRosa , but a very cool machine that looks like its in "daily driver" condition -- as in, --...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-25-16, 05:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 440
Posted By DMC707
I hear ya loud and clear on Record vs Chorus in...

I hear ya loud and clear on Record vs Chorus in that price range, I roughly feel the same way myself ---- I just look at it as the "ebay tax" that we pay often times for convenience


Thanks...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-25-16, 05:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 296
Posted By DMC707
I see what you did there :thumb:

I see what you did there :thumb:
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-25-16, 04:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 440
Posted By DMC707
It was a pound the table moment ---- But naah,...

It was a pound the table moment ---- But naah, i'd never wish bad karma on the bike -- whoever won that thing is likely as excited as i would have been

:roflmao2: im not a billionaire playboy...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-25-16, 03:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 221
Posted By DMC707
Fun project ! I cant offer much advice , as...

Fun project !

I cant offer much advice , as i'm a bit scatter brained with my own projects, ---- but I like the compact double setups better than the triples personally (and for my use)

My...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-25-16, 01:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By DMC707
Sounds like you've got it ready for another 25...

Sounds like you've got it ready for another 25 years
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-25-16, 12:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 296
Posted By DMC707
I started cycling in '89 and racing in '91 --...

I started cycling in '89 and racing in '91 -- Powerbars were already on the scene

That said, - I still like fig newtons better

We'd stick the powerbar on the top tube right behind the headset...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-25-16, 12:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 440
Posted By DMC707
Amazing! Another ebay DeRosa fiasco!

Gents --- this is a beautiful machine -- De Rosa SLX Road Bike Campy Chorus | eBay (http://www.ebay.com/itm/Rosa-SLX-Road-Bike-Campy-Chorus-/172277257555)



In one of my other threads , ...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-25-16, 08:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 359
Posted By DMC707
White bar tape, housings, and seat. -- looks...

White bar tape, housings, and seat. -- looks crisp and sharp. The brake hoods too if you can get 'em

Or go with black across the board
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-24-16, 05:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 114
Posted By DMC707
YEs - thanks for reminding me ! I was not...

YEs - thanks for reminding me !

I was not even thinking about it, but both brands have intriguing back stories --- from Pierfranco Vianelli's '68 Olympic road race win to the clandestine...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-24-16, 04:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 274
Posted By DMC707
Nice bike ! --- I agree on leaving the exposed...

Nice bike ! --- I agree on leaving the exposed brake cables, they fit the look of the machine as well ---, but i'd probably source a set of brake levers that have the gum hoods for comfort (I...
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-24-16, 04:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 122
Posted By DMC707
Its worth 50 bucks, but if your a novice at...

Its worth 50 bucks, but if your a novice at wrenching on anything, you'd have to have a competent shop go through the bottom bracket and headset bearings for you, - the bike is 30 years old, so i...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-24-16, 02:13 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 3,598
Posted By DMC707
Another one of those "grail rides" that i must do...

Another one of those "grail rides" that i must do someday ! The fella' whose advice i took to start losing weight talks up that race as one of the most difficult things he's ever done (Vinnie...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-24-16, 01:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 114
Posted By DMC707
Bottecchia or Vianelli build? Had to flip a coin

1st pic --- NOT a Bottecchia or Vianelli --- Bianchi Giro I bought to rob the parts -- its too big for me and I paid too much , but it gives me some great parts for a couple of these builds I am...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-24-16, 12:30 PM
Replies: 2,716
Views: 203,335
Posted By DMC707
Cool set up! I wouldnt mind setting up a budget...

Cool set up! I wouldnt mind setting up a budget 80's inspired TT/tri bike with a Uni disc cover and some Scott or early Profile bars

Hope you kill it at the tri! :thumb::crash::crash:
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-24-16, 12:24 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 3,598
Posted By DMC707
It was a bit disconcerting to me wearing lycra...

It was a bit disconcerting to me wearing lycra when i no longer look like a blonde Adonis --- but i shrugged it off by saying to myself --- "These are the best togs for my riding style, - if anyone...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-24-16, 10:07 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 3,598
Posted By DMC707
I think the hippies and explorers are still with...

I think the hippies and explorers are still with us to an extent ---they have just shifted to MTB's maybe?

Although i love my project late 80's and early 90's era road machinery, My MTB is a...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-24-16, 09:56 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 3,598
Posted By DMC707
LOL - that rings familiar -- C&V by attrition ...

LOL - that rings familiar -- C&V by attrition

I enjoyed Bulldog's linked article about where did the hippies and explorers go? But i came to cycling strictly from a racing perspective 25...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-23-16, 04:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 639
Posted By DMC707
My list of projects would attest to the fact that...

My list of projects would attest to the fact that i'm pretty good at stopping mid project -- then moving on to something else:roflmao2::roflmao2:
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-22-16, 06:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 440
Posted By DMC707
Well - in that time frame, -- the Coors Light...

Well - in that time frame, -- the Coors Light cycling team used all Dura Ace 8 speed 7400, unless this was prior to Coors Light

The only domestic pro team that used Sachs was LA Sheriff's IIRC
...
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