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    Bianchi Super Corsa?

    I recently acquired a Bianchi that seems a bit odd--almost too nice. It's all Celeste green, frame,seat,bar tape, cage, tires. It looks like a repaint, but a very good one. I am intending to keep...
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    Sticky: Flipping as a business and who does it

    I've seen several notes about the karma of flipping as if it's good, bad, a sin...bottom line, there are only a few out there that have the skills to do the necessary work on a bike to make it...
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    Sticky: I don't see where you shipped from but from the...

    I don't see where you shipped from but from the US I just did a set of wheels to New Zealand. I recall the weight was about 6-7 kg. I found Fedex, my regular big box shipped was silly expensive. ...
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    Campy Bottom Bracket

    Need some help identifying a Campy bottom bracket I have. It came from a 73 bike so I figure it's that era. The rest of the bike is Nuovo Record so I figure that it's NR. I know its english. The...
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    73 DA calipers

    Hi. I figured the the pads were not correct. They are one piece "dia comp". that's how I got them. I'm not sure what I want to do with them...This is the only piece I got with the rest of the bike...
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    1973 Dura Ace Calipers

    I recently came into possession of a very nice set of Shimano DA calipers. Now I very familiar with DA from about 1980 on (7400) but these are unique. From searching the web I believe (from a...
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    Rolf Vector Pro Wheel spoke tube

    I appreciate the good direction on this spoke tool. I've had several pairs of Rolfs, mostly Vectors that don't need a tool. So when I get this wheel with the recessed spoke nuts I tried several...
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    Rolf Vector Pro Spoke removal

    I have a Vector Pro rear wheel that exploded rendering the wheel as a whole and the hub useless. I want to harvest the spokes but it takes a special tool to do so. Does anyone know where I can get...
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    Sticky: My 2 cents: I am a serious (at least alot of...

    My 2 cents: I am a serious (at least alot of miles) and I've built up a serious madone mainly from parts I get here and there and money I get from sales of parts that don't fit. Its' the only way I...
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    Well, as this info on the Deltas has progressed I...

    Well, as this info on the Deltas has progressed I am now thinking of keeping and building up a campy bike. Never done that before but have had quite a bit of campy stuff come my way. I am looking...
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    Thanks for knowledge

    I appreciate the feedback on my Delta brakes. From what I am hearing it appears I may have something original (or maybe not). They do indeed work as it was installed on a working bike. I also saw...
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    Campy Delta Brake ID

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    I need some help in IDing some Campy Delta Brakes and whether they are original configuration. Are there any Campy experts out there?

    I've learned they are probably Delta, first gen. The...
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    Thanks for the reply. I actually did find the spoke info and that they are a Japanese mfg. Also the condition of the wheel would be expected from something that was used indoors, such as on a...
  14. Campy Delta brakes and Record hub/wheel

    Hi all. I picked up an interesting find yesterday and hope the group can help me with a couple questions. What I have is an assortment of Campy items. I know most of what I have but the Delta...
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    Sticky: Flipping was what originally got me to this site....

    Flipping was what originally got me to this site. I picked up a beautiful Paramount and was wondering exactly what I had. I really don't flip (to me that just means you are buying something, fixing...
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    I made the change to compact on my 5500 several...

    I made the change to compact on my 5500 several years ago. It went fine. My compact happened to be a FSA but I've now done it with a couple friends, one that went with a Bontrager and the other...
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    I thought about the reveals here for Ebay buyers...

    I thought about the reveals here for Ebay buyers but I though it's one of those things where someone would just figure I found a barnyard gem and that's my luck. I've done enough breakdowns and...
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    Fair enough on the suggestions. I did the buy it...

    Fair enough on the suggestions. I did the buy it now/ offer on Ebay just to see what kind of responses/questions would pop up. It costs like $1 to do it that way vs. an auction with a reserve but ...
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    Well, thanks to all for the responses and...

    Well, thanks to all for the responses and education. So it seems I have a nice, but newer version of the Paramount, made in USA, but nothing special. It does have a weird paint job, but that is...
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    By the way, nice to find opinions on bike stuff...

    By the way, nice to find opinions on bike stuff here. My primary enjoyment is riding bikes. I learned to wrench out of $ necessity and now know my way around road bikes are somewhat around mt...
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    Paramount Value

    As I mentioned before, I originally bought this to part out. I've done this a number of times, mostly with OCLV and Shimano, mostly DA. I've done a bunch of DA7400 and have found, as noted, that it...
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    92 Paramount

    Hi, thanks for the reply. I paid 600 figuring I could part out for about $1000 (I've done this with all the DA 7400 parts in the past). I was really expecting this would be more--I see Paramounts...
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    Another bike geek

    Hi out there. Just thought I'd pen a quick note of introduction, if anyone cares.

    I've been been cycling all my life, starting with an English 3 speed my dad got for me when I was 5 that I had...
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    Paramount full DA, valuable?

    I'm new here but longtime cyclist. My first Schwinn was a Varsity when they were 10 speeds! I've always admired Paramounts and just picked one up this week. It's a Paramount, serial is 580DMW...
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