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  1. The Calif. Eroica, like the Italian & British...

    The Calif. Eroica, like the Italian & British events, are designed for those who can afford to travel and bear the considerable expense.

    The gravel events around the country will be designed and...
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    Figure out what the corrosion is, and remove it,...

    Figure out what the corrosion is, and remove it, then Zinc-Chromate primer.
  3. The better you were as a wrench in the past, the...

    The better you were as a wrench in the past, the harder it is to realize, as you get older, that you ain't what you were anymore.
    BITD I was an aircraft mechanic with an unblemished record. Now I...
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    Yes it is a very nicely built frame, likely built...

    Yes it is a very nicely built frame, likely built by a shop that is only known in its own region, never exported.
    Did someone do a rough drill to the top tube for internal brake cabling? It is such...
  5. I think it is important to be sure you install...

    I think it is important to be sure you install the new cotters in the correct direction, even though they will work from either direction. The correct way is where the crank is pushing against the...
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    I spray painted my International frame with auto...

    I spray painted my International frame with auto enamel (Dulux) and clear enamel. I let it hang a day or so, then propped it in a corner lined with foil, and placed cardboard lined with foil for the...
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    It may be a lower-tier Frejus Lazy Legs, but what...

    It may be a lower-tier Frejus Lazy Legs, but what great shape it is in!
    It will make a great riding bike. Be sure to add to this thread once you get it all fixed up.
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    Here's the thread you want:...

    Here's the thread you want:
    http://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/748834-johnny-kay-hand-made-cycle-frames.html
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    I think most of us are using the "grail bike"...

    I think most of us are using the "grail bike" term in a similar way.
    The difference is some want to own it, and some don't want to own it.
  10. Interesting! That is a common Pletscher rear...

    Interesting! That is a common Pletscher rear rack, but I've never seen a Pletscher front decaler.
    Why don't you call over to Roy's, he's in L.A. He used to sell these.
    I believe his # is CR6-5124
  11. I'm planning to ride all 2 of my bikes tomorrow...

    I'm planning to ride all 2 of my bikes tomorrow (and today also) on the same basic loop I do most days. There has been some road construction on a part of the loop where they are digging in some huge...
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    Sounds like a great, and original bike wsherman,...

    Sounds like a great, and original bike wsherman, can't wait to see pictures.
    Before you do any "restoration" just wipe it all down with an oily rag, until the Legnano experts get a look at it and...
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    No, but I noticed you put the seat post on some...

    No, but I noticed you put the seat post on some camo that made it look like a swampy pond.
  14. Thanks for making copies to read, I love this...

    Thanks for making copies to read, I love this stuff.
    Edit: Not enough story, too much advertising, a great look at how things were sold back then.
    Great history.
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    I think I remember you said you had an...

    I think I remember you said you had an International frame-set for the cost of shipping.
    Yeah, that.
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    Sticky: It depends how far, and how heavy you load the...

    It depends how far, and how heavy you load the box, but $60 will go a long way.
  17. It is great to revisit your site with added info....

    It is great to revisit your site with added info. Thanks.
  18. Jambon, I think your fork is bent. Yes, I know...

    Jambon, I think your fork is bent.
    Yes, I know I'm a buzzkill...
  19. I bought this mid-80's Vianelli Super F&F (SL I...

    I bought this mid-80's Vianelli Super F&F (SL I think) on ebay last Spring, it was an old repaint with lots of scratches & a drewed rd-cable stop.
    I had some parts, wheel set, and slowly gathered...
  20. Listen to Marc (above). It may only need a...

    Listen to Marc (above). It may only need a wipe-down with an oily rag.
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    I was a draftsman from 1977 until the economic...

    I was a draftsman from 1977 until the economic inconvenience of 2008.
    Now I am doing what I wanted to do all along.
    ...
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    It's a good project, and a sturdy bike Dave. The...

    It's a good project, and a sturdy bike Dave. The thimble-crown fork makes it a bit earlier, and desirable I think.
    The seat isn't leather, so a good cleaning with armor-all or something like that...
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    I thought you might have an aluminum magnet. They...

    I thought you might have an aluminum magnet. They are pretty rare, but are out there.
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    The op may have grown taller after 2 years, but...

    The op may have grown taller after 2 years, but 56-58cm seems ideal.
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    Great job on that fork, and the price is wow. ...

    Great job on that fork, and the price is wow.

    I wonder how many fewer chrome shops are still open since the earlier posts in 2012. Regulations are taking their toll...

    We hate rust around here...
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