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Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-20-17, 09:20 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,898
Posted By bloom87
nice livery for the PRE... should look even...

nice livery for the PRE... should look even better with patina ;-)

i learned just recently that the steel front-end and backends + the forks on the Olympian (at least) were of japanese origin.
...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-20-17, 07:04 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,898
Posted By bloom87
a tribute to our dear sheldon brown see...

a tribute to our dear sheldon brown
see https://www.sheldonbrown.com/cantilever-geometry.html (somewhere mid-page)

:thumb:
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-19-17, 04:34 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,898
Posted By bloom87
resurrecting the thread post-image bucket fail......

resurrecting the thread post-image bucket fail...

well ! the big technium tour...

technically it's only for a 110km x 2 (= round trip) ride to a country house.
but I think i'm far beyond...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-03-17, 10:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,788
Posted By bloom87
The roads are more suited to 700x32+ here... I...

The roads are more suited to 700x32+ here... I used to ride 23 for the « fast look » but it really makes zero sense. Ride becomes harsh beyond belief.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-03-17, 09:48 AM
Replies: 2,449
Views: 430,534
Posted By bloom87
https://s16.postimg.org/jnvs2nctx/IMG_20170630_171...

https://s16.postimg.org/jnvs2nctx/IMG_20170630_171652499.jpg
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-03-17, 09:44 AM
Replies: 2,449
Views: 430,534
Posted By bloom87
https://s15.postimg.org/sfe3kzi2z/IMG_20170630_171...

https://s15.postimg.org/sfe3kzi2z/IMG_20170630_171345595.jpgPro CX with no eyelets, Columbus SL

https://s12.postimg.org/un1kp5wy5/IMG_20170630_171441440.jpg
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-03-17, 08:59 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,013
Posted By bloom87
Just found those Chinese clones of mafac tandem...

Just found those Chinese clones of mafac tandem canti. There's an interesting twisy, though, because they're steel !!!


Can't wait to test the performance of steel cantis with mad wide profile...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-18-17, 07:10 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,013
Posted By bloom87
what would your favorite be, if you had to pick...

what would your favorite be, if you had to pick one ?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-16-17, 05:27 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,013
Posted By bloom87
Insane DIY job, congrats. I love that canti's are...

Insane DIY job, congrats. I love that canti's are relatively easy to machine ! It's not the first time I see custom cantis. Carbon molding is also a possibility !
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-16-17, 08:28 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,013
Posted By bloom87
What do you mean replica ? You made them yourself...

What do you mean replica ? You made them yourself ? Very nice indeed.. were they french ?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-15-17, 09:41 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,013
Posted By bloom87
https://s30.postimg.org/exdmg7y01/IMG_20170615_230...

https://s30.postimg.org/exdmg7y01/IMG_20170615_230250187.jpg (https://postimg.org/image/5pldziqxp/)




https://s15.postimg.org/3yf0mw6wb/IMG_20170615_230210711.jpg...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-08-16, 01:52 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,402
Posted By bloom87
i have lived in lyon, the home of follis !

i have lived in lyon, the home of follis !
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-11-16, 03:28 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 16,672
Posted By bloom87
figured this belonged here... allen dome bolts...

figured this belonged here...
allen dome bolts change the looks of MAFACS, i love it !

fyi... braze-on mounted racers with original pads, they do stop me on a dime and could lock the wheel...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-04-16, 04:03 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,039
Posted By bloom87
nice taste in bikes ! i still don't get how...

nice taste in bikes !

i still don't get how one can enjoy real rides on a campy nr/sr set of shifters...they're such a pain to use, even for friction lovers !!!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-25-16, 12:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,585
Posted By bloom87
Any standard MAFAC is convertible straight away,...

Any standard MAFAC is convertible straight away, no extra parts needed.

For some reason, my MAFAC Racers already have bronze bushings (but plastic washers)
I think some of them had plastic,...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-25-16, 12:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,788
Posted By bloom87
logo has become way too obnoxious on this line of...

logo has become way too obnoxious on this line of tire, but what the hell, nice deal.
tanwalls are becoming hard to find.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-23-16, 03:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,585
Posted By bloom87
my own recommandation : any MAFAC brake....

my own recommandation :
any MAFAC brake. they're cheap, they do the job, and there are tons of spare parts around


pics might say it better
both front and rear can lock the wheel on my setup......
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-19-16, 01:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 392
Posted By bloom87
Columbus MAX tubing is great steel if you're...

Columbus MAX tubing is great steel if you're willing to put out the $$$.
Another wise choice would be Columbus SP tubing.

I would steer clear of ultrathin tubing series (Genius, Neuron, etc.)
...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-19-16, 07:07 AM
Replies: 1,948
Views: 532,462
Posted By bloom87
best description i can give is rando cyclocross ...

best description i can give is rando cyclocross
(-:

https://s4.postimg.io/g5dojzk2l/IMG_20160706_203546117.jpg

https://s4.postimg.org/fsmadt1sp/IMG_20160706_203546117.jpg...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-21-16, 03:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 558
Posted By bloom87
Thanks guys, really appreciated. I can celebrate...

Thanks guys, really appreciated. I can celebrate memorial now ;-)
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-21-16, 01:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 558
Posted By bloom87
you're right, I should worry about it next week...

you're right, I should worry about it next week :-)

thanks :love:
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-21-16, 01:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 558
Posted By bloom87
Well the shop is closed until tuesday here so I'm...

Well the shop is closed until tuesday here so I'm anxious to know what will happen when I ask them...

Buying tools is not really an option because I'm moving and getting rid of stuff...

Thanks...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-21-16, 12:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 558
Posted By bloom87
1" Threaded Fork Question : First threads damaged..

Hello all,

I am really stressed out. I tried to remove the fork crown race myself and I didn't pay attention to the surface the steering column was on. What an amateur I am... after all these...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-14-16, 06:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 697
Posted By bloom87
well I didn't have it until today ! found it in...

well I didn't have it until today ! found it in the parts bin of the coop. maybe next time i'll find the stem :-D

crazy weird... i love this bike ! i'm building it for a very dear friend :-D
...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-14-16, 01:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 697
Posted By bloom87
Uh oh ! thread revival ! More info, finally...

Uh oh ! thread revival !

More info, finally !
Mais très étrange : no marking and also, a weird design kind of like the stronglight JDX 94 but not really, as there are no sign of a delrin "lock"...
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