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    that's because of this guy:...

    that's because of this guy:
    http://www.pezcyclingnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/american-flyers.jpg

    Photo courtesy Pezcyclingnews.com
  2. Thread: Now I Get It

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    C'est vrai !!!

    C'est vrai !!!
  3. Thread: Now I Get It

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    Look, someone has to say it. It's a Colnago, it...

    Look, someone has to say it.
    It's a Colnago, it should be wearing Campagnolo....
    No disrespect to the Shimano stuff (I'm not nearly the campy snob I pretend to be), it just doesn't make it....
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    Yes I lauded the Espresso, great tire. Supposed...

    Yes I lauded the Espresso, great tire. Supposed to be closet current to the old Clement Setas
    the cheap ones are the Freccia or Champions? I've got no experience with those.
    but again for about...
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    I like Vittoria Mastik. If you're going to use...

    I like Vittoria Mastik.
    If you're going to use glue, a clear glue is a good idea for first time. Panaracer makes a decent one.

    I prefer an Acid brush for applying glue, especiallly if you get a...
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    Once caveat to the tape, it's great for applying...

    Once caveat to the tape, it's great for applying but a ***** to get off, especially from a tire.

    Marty
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    okay, if you have a dremel with a copper brush...

    okay,

    if you have a dremel with a copper brush that does well to knock off old dried glue. if it's just a thin layer on the rim leave it and scuff it up with some sandpaper.

    I don't have any...
  8. Thread: Cinelli Bar Stem

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    Off topic but nice shot of Fignon, who I've come...

    Off topic but nice shot of Fignon, who I've come to respect even more after reading his autobiography.

    I've got a few 1Rs finicky to be sure but oozes Italian style.
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    maybe if we (the classic community) were to flood...

    maybe if we (the classic community) were to flood Campagnolo with either requests or petitions?
    wonder how they would respond to a request for 2000 + cable adjusters or brake hoods?

    as they say,...
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    even with paint issues I'd be all over that....

    even with paint issues I'd be all over that.
    there were very few 170s made
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    The issue is cost, not ours but Campagnolo's. My...

    The issue is cost, not ours but Campagnolo's.
    My understanding is that Campy sold/destroyed/trashed (whatever) all the tooling for the
    old lines. It wouldn't be cost effective for them to tool up...
  12. This is a steal. The frame/fork alone is worth...

    This is a steal.
    The frame/fork alone is worth the entry fee.
  13. hmmm do I need another repaint project? can I...

    hmmm do I need another repaint project? can I repaint 2 at a time?
    as lostarchitect says tempting...
  14. Thread: Katy Flatlands

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    not doing this one (or very many this year) but...

    not doing this one (or very many this year) but if I were I'd be on either my 74 Zieleman or 75 RIH

    Marty
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    Lynn, I miss that de Reus....

    Lynn,

    I miss that de Reus....
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    Some of you may know this one.... Somewhere back...

    Some of you may know this one....
    Somewhere back in the early 1980's I went into a shop in McLean Va. and was introduced to Zieleman bikes. The owner of the shop and his family were distributors,...
  17. have him go to Rossignoli bike shop, lots of...

    have him go to Rossignoli bike shop, lots of touring items and hats, jerseys etc.
    Corso Giuseppe Garibaldi, 71, 20121 Milano, Italy

    they also have a really nice display of old bikes (or they did...
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    I'm sure the Dutch contingent will be on this...

    I'm sure the Dutch contingent will be on this thread shortly will a lot of advice.
    There's a member of Classic Rendezvous who raced for Rickert and lived with the Rickerts while
    he was in Germany....
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    Il Campionissimo with my friend Massimo's uncle...

    Il Campionissimo with my friend Massimo's uncle who was a photog (moto) for Gazetto
    460060
    One of his photos of the Giro, date unknown.
    460061
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    also look up VeloCals here, he is a decal maker...

    also look up VeloCals here, he is a decal maker and has quite a back stock.
    I've used his decals and they are very high quality....
    Oh yeah forgot, Welcome to Forums and C&V.
    Where are you...
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    Hello Pierre Very Nice super course. There are...

    Hello Pierre Very Nice super course.
    There are many places that have decals. have you tried the RIH shop in Amsterdam?
    If they don't have it try ebay, there's a seller in the UK who has other...
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    Zieleman. as CV-6 said Jan de Reus Gazelle...

    Zieleman.

    as CV-6 said Jan de Reus

    Gazelle

    Presto

    as you can tell I'm into dutch bikes!
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    yeah I find that with good amplification most IEs...

    yeah I find that with good amplification most IEs sound good.
    I auditioned the Sure 840s, and for the price (3x my combo) my westone and
    JDS amp sounded just fine
    I'm seriously lusting after the...
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    American sniper 9.5 Chappie 8.0

    American sniper 9.5
    Chappie 8.0
  25. Thread: a good book?

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    I read We Were Young and Carefree autobiography...

    I read We Were Young and Carefree autobiography of Laurent Fignon. it was an excellent read.
    also Dog in a Hat(forget the author) and The Rider by Tim Crabbe
    George Hincapiie's autobiography is...
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