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  1. Here are a few pics of an Allegro I once owned....

    Here are a few pics of an Allegro I once owned. Has the same lugs, serial number 200000. Internal cable routing on OP's Allegro is most likely a modification done by a previous owner. I could never...
  2. Front fork on that Moto has some issues. Appears...

    Front fork on that Moto has some issues. Appears that one could mount a tyre saver on the down tube.
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    Allegro. One of my favorite Swiss bikes. I'm...

    Allegro. One of my favorite Swiss bikes. I'm especially fond of the late 50's- early 60s Allegros. Bobby Kemp is still with us according to Craig Griffiths, the Allegro guru.

    Btw I have frame...
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    Wow! Nice score. Truly a beautiful Paramount....

    Wow! Nice score. Truly a beautiful Paramount. Since we are in the same locale where did you find it? I didn't see it on Ebay or our local CL.

    Looks like I may have to pay you a visit. Is it a...
  5. Thread: 1962 px-10?

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    Your Peugeot is not a PX-10. I was the previous...

    Your Peugeot is not a PX-10. I was the previous owner of the 1962 PX-10 shown in the Ebay listing. It was equipped with a Stronglight Model 57 alloy crankset. Your Peugeot is more closely related to...
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    I have several Legnanos in my collection, the...

    I have several Legnanos in my collection, the oldest being circa 1949/1950, newest about 1972ish. My oldest has a serial number of CU983_ with last digit worn away. Yours would be around 1948-49....
  7. Very well said..a plus one and a :thumb:

    Very well said..a plus one and a :thumb:
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    Thank you. Your answer completes the puzzle. I...

    Thank you. Your answer completes the puzzle. I had gone to Velobase first and studied the variations but thanks to Bike Forum members for supplying the key info. :thumb:
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    Define late units. The Nuovo Record ceased...

    Define late units. The Nuovo Record ceased production in 1987 and I've seen a 'PAT11' stamp in the normal location which indicates 1984, I believe. Anyone else seen later production date stamps?
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    Campagnolo Nuovo Record Question

    While looking thru pictures of vintage road bikes for sale I noticed a few close ups of a Nuovo Record RD. The top view showed a blank surface, no 'Patent' stamp.

    Aha, thought I, could this be...
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    This Gran Course , frame wise, is the twin to the...

    This Gran Course , frame wise, is the twin to the one I had. Has been on CL forever.


    1984 Raliegh Gran Cours
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    I thought the same thing but then figured the OP...

    I thought the same thing but then figured the OP has his Gran Course set up for his riding needs. My Gran Course was set up strictly for road and it does look its best with 700c wheels.
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    Here is my suggestion. :) ...

    Here is my suggestion. :)






    Crescent advertisement from early 70
  14. Thread: Sigh.....

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    Bummer. Do you think the seller knew of the...

    Bummer. Do you think the seller knew of the defects? Any way to return them?
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    My mystery bike has been identified! I took it to...

    My mystery bike has been identified! I took it to the vintage bicycle swap meet in Long Beach yesterday and stuck a sign on it which read: Mystery Bike---$100. Within the first hour two people...
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    Perhaps a Raphael Geminiani? The head tube lugs...

    Perhaps a Raphael Geminiani? The head tube lugs look like the ones used on my circa 1962 Geminiani. It also has the 5 digit serial number but I'm not certain of the location. Will check it later...
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    With this bike I'm not sure of anything! :p

    With this bike I'm not sure of anything! :p
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    Great timing unworthyone. I just sat down to post...

    Great timing unworthyone. I just sat down to post a few bits of additional info.

    I was wrong re the rings on the TA adjustable cup: It has TWO concentric rings about the spindle hole, not one. Now...
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    To all who have signed on and offered assistance...

    To all who have signed on and offered assistance with my mystery bike I say thanks.

    I'll be spending a bit of time today looking for some more clues and will post some more pics.

    Time...
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    Don't despair, I may have a brief relationship...

    Don't despair, I may have a brief relationship with this bike.

    BTW we passed thru Bastrop last year on our way to visit friends that live in the Woodlands. We're headed back for another visit...
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    A close look at the adjustable cup revealed a...

    A close look at the adjustable cup revealed a single ring about the spindle hole, locknut is smooth, probably not original. After all, this bike has been repainted and rebuilt with a dog's breakfast...
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    The crankset is a TA Specialties and I did clean...

    The crankset is a TA Specialties and I did clean the grime away from the adjustable cup which had TA stamped into it. So we're talking French...or did TA make Italian threaded bottom brackets?

    I...
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    I have no idea what I bought... Help me out

    hadn't finished my first cup of coffee when I clicked onto my local CL this morning and saw an hour old post for a road bike. Sixty dollars and nineteen miles away. I couldn't resist. :p

    Anyway...
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    The term "twelve squared " refers to the BCD of...

    The term "twelve squared " refers to the BCD of the cranks which is 144 mm. Earlier version of Campy Record cranks (pre 1966) had a BCD of 151 mm. Digging thru the junk box may uncover the original...
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    +1 at first read but it is coming from a used...

    +1 at first read but it is coming from a used bike store as opposed to a yard sale. If it is in ready to ride condition with good tires/tubes then I'd buy it at $200. Also if it was for the wife or...
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