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Forum: Touring 07-24-16, 09:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 555
Posted By Don Marco
Well, it makes life harder if you're trying to...

Well, it makes life harder if you're trying to put together a touring bike. Campy stuff of that era is more race oriented with narrow gear ranges and a rather limiting low gear limit. There's...
Forum: Touring 07-24-16, 08:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 555
Posted By Don Marco
That photo shows Campagnolo Ergo shifters, not...

That photo shows Campagnolo Ergo shifters, not Shimano. With the black shift levers, they look like the Mirage set that's on my son's bike.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-15-16, 08:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 231
Posted By Don Marco
I love it! If you were to take a drink every...

I love it!

If you were to take a drink every time he said "stiff, chunky, round-oval-round" you wouldn't last long. I've got a bit of an '80s British fetish, this hit me in just the right spot.
...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-14-16, 05:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 342
Posted By Don Marco
I seem to remember it being quite expensive.

I seem to remember it being quite expensive.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-14-16, 10:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 504
Posted By Don Marco
So how did that work out? :rolleyes:

So how did that work out? :rolleyes:
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-09-16, 09:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 422
Posted By Don Marco
I've heard tell that they feel weird when not...

I've heard tell that they feel weird when not clocked correctly. Are they?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-29-16, 06:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 405
Posted By Don Marco
First-line customer service there is......

First-line customer service there is... intermittent.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-29-16, 09:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 529
Posted By Don Marco
I consider the sweat mark to be a reasonably...

I consider the sweat mark to be a reasonably accurate effort gauge.
Forum: Forum Suggestions & User Assistance 06-23-16, 05:10 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 7,685
Posted By Don Marco
Sure do miss the live feed. Also miss being...

Sure do miss the live feed.

Also miss being able to read the font without my spectacles.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-23-16, 08:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 687
Posted By Don Marco
The Silver and Dia-Compe shifters are full length...

The Silver and Dia-Compe shifters are full length and relatively sharp. They're easy to hit with your thigh when out of the saddle. Random shifts and bruises result.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-19-16, 02:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 539
Posted By Don Marco
If you want to see the most hardened of people...

If you want to see the most hardened of people weep, show them that film. I'm tearing up just thinking about it and it's been -years-.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-16-16, 02:19 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,434
Posted By Don Marco
I'll throw in a little bit on the cranksets here....

I'll throw in a little bit on the cranksets here.

The doubles don't have that little ridge at the interface with the bottom bracket that keeps the chain from getting stuck in there. I had a long...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 06-06-16, 11:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 433
Posted By Don Marco
price drop and subsequent bump

price drop and subsequent bump
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 06-01-16, 12:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 433
Posted By Don Marco
VO model 6 saddle and MKS RX-1 track pedals

SOLD AND SOLD

Model 6, not suitable for my behind. Mounted and ridden 20 miles maybe, with a few storage scuffs. Color is between honey and brown. $50 shipped
...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 05-30-16, 05:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 251
Posted By Don Marco
Oh yeah, all that stuff is important, isn't it? ...

Oh yeah, all that stuff is important, isn't it?

28.6
52/40
British, 1.37x24tpi

It all came off a 1985 Trek 410
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 05-30-16, 05:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 251
Posted By Don Marco
Triomphe mini group, $100 shipped, CONUS

SOLD

Clean, a little rust here and there on hardware, no dustcaps, photos overemphasize crank scratches;)

$100 f&f paypal, priority mail to your address of choice.

Triomphe bits - Album on...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 05-29-16, 08:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 377
Posted By Don Marco
Crank looks to me like a Gipiemme Special, what...

Crank looks to me like a Gipiemme Special, what with the interrupted flute.

Seller also wears socks with sandals, beware!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-27-16, 01:13 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,922
Posted By Don Marco
I laughed cappuccino out the nose, thanks!

I laughed cappuccino out the nose, thanks!
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 05-27-16, 12:44 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 8,657
Posted By Don Marco
Checkers has a walk-up window. And Chilli dogs!

Checkers has a walk-up window. And Chilli dogs!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-27-16, 08:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 564
Posted By Don Marco
Hoo boy... I inherited my dad's hoard of bikes...

Hoo boy... I inherited my dad's hoard of bikes and parts when he died. I have a story for nearly every nut and bolt in the pile because I rode a lot of his stuff when I was growing up. My poor kids...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-20-16, 09:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 726
Posted By Don Marco
I am currently in need of a tool that can add...

I am currently in need of a tool that can add about an eighth to a spoke. Where is that one?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-17-16, 10:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 174
Posted By Don Marco
Equinox: Bicycle. Classic bike geeks should love this.

I came across this last night and was quite impressed. Forgive me if it's been posted before, I searched but found nothing related.

It's presented in that wonderfully dry British way and shows...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-19-16, 05:49 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,373
Posted By Don Marco
Forvo! I'm glad it was on there. It's helped me...

Forvo! I'm glad it was on there. It's helped me with a lot of stuff... especially tricky French.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-15-16, 09:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 467
Posted By Don Marco
I did very well and enjoyed myself greatly. I...

I did very well and enjoyed myself greatly. I sold a Windsor Professional, and scored a Campy 10 speed setup: Record Ergos, Chorus rear derailleur, Veloce cassette, and a chain that I -think- is...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-17-16, 09:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 592
Posted By Don Marco
Every day, another lesson. I had no idea.

Every day, another lesson. I had no idea.
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