Go Back  Bike Forums > Bike Forums > Classic & Vintage
Reload this Page >

What is your Winter project for this season?

Notices
Classic & Vintage This forum is to discuss the many aspects of classic and vintage bicycles, including musclebikes, lightweights, middleweights, hi-wheelers, bone-shakers, safety bikes and much more.

What is your Winter project for this season?

Old 11-13-14, 07:49 AM
  #1  
Highgear
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
Highgear's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Central Connecticut
Posts: 380

Bikes: De Rosa Primato - LOOK KG281 - Somec Rex - Mondonico Monostay

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 2 Post(s)
Liked 1 Time in 1 Post
What is your Winter project for this season?

Me, I have a Mondonico mono stay out at Allan Wanta's shop for paint. I'll be dismantling my old carbon Look frame for the bits. I'll still keep her though. I'll post pics when I begin.
Highgear is offline  
Old 11-13-14, 09:42 AM
  #2  
John E
feros ferio
 
John E's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2000
Location: www.ci.encinitas.ca.us
Posts: 21,011

Bikes: 1959 Capo Modell Campagnolo; 1960 Capo Sieger (2); 1962 Carlton Franco Suisse; 1970 Peugeot UO-8; 1982 Bianchi Campione d'Italia; 1988 Schwinn Project KOM-10;

Mentioned: 40 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1165 Post(s)
Liked 705 Times in 496 Posts
We have year-round cycling here in coastal San Diego County, but my next bicycle project is to get the full db 531 1960 Capo Sieger cleaned up, spot painted, reassembled, and back on the road.

Having recently done timing belt jobs on the Passat and the three Audis (elder son's A4 shown), I should have time for house and bike work.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg
brakeHoods2.JPG (75.6 KB, 96 views)
File Type: jpg
bikes 012 (2).jpg (93.1 KB, 89 views)
File Type: jpg
iPhone Pictures 2011 039.jpg (94.8 KB, 86 views)
__________________
"Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing." --Theodore Roosevelt
Capo: 1959 Modell Campagnolo, S/N 40324; 1960 Sieger (2), S/N 42624, 42597
Carlton: 1962 Franco Suisse, S/N K7911
Peugeot: 1970 UO-8, S/N 0010468
Bianchi: 1982 Campione d'Italia, S/N 1.M9914
Schwinn: 1988 Project KOM-10, S/N F804069
John E is online now  
Old 11-13-14, 09:57 AM
  #3  
Highgear
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
Highgear's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Central Connecticut
Posts: 380

Bikes: De Rosa Primato - LOOK KG281 - Somec Rex - Mondonico Monostay

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 2 Post(s)
Liked 1 Time in 1 Post
Sorry to got off subject, but my '99 Passat wagon has 270K on her and still going strong.

Originally Posted by John E View Post
We have year-round cycling here in coastal San Diego County, but my next bicycle project is to get the full db 531 1960 Capo Sieger cleaned up, spot painted, reassembled, and back on the road.

Having recently done timing belt jobs on the Passat and the three Audis (elder son's A4 shown), I should have time for house and bike work.
UK
Attached Images
File Type: jpg
image.jpg (98.2 KB, 43 views)
File Type: jpg
image.jpg (104.1 KB, 51 views)

Last edited by Highgear; 11-13-14 at 10:43 AM.
Highgear is offline  
Old 11-13-14, 10:09 AM
  #4  
daf1009
Senior Member
 
daf1009's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Alpharetta, GA
Posts: 3,178

Bikes: LESS than I did a year ago!

Mentioned: 17 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 70 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 3 Times in 2 Posts
Actually...cleaning of my entire stable...and doing a great job of photographing them...so that I can share the entire stable with great photography (if I can achieve that!)...
daf1009 is offline  
Old 11-13-14, 10:12 AM
  #5  
John E
feros ferio
 
John E's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2000
Location: www.ci.encinitas.ca.us
Posts: 21,011

Bikes: 1959 Capo Modell Campagnolo; 1960 Capo Sieger (2); 1962 Carlton Franco Suisse; 1970 Peugeot UO-8; 1982 Bianchi Campione d'Italia; 1988 Schwinn Project KOM-10;

Mentioned: 40 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1165 Post(s)
Liked 705 Times in 496 Posts
Don't apologize, Highgear -- I still consider the B5/B5.5 generation Passat wagon (ours is a 2001, right before the 2001.5 B5.5 facelift) to be the best-sized, best-configured car ever designed. To keep this on a bicycle theme, I do keep an assembled set of crossbars and bike racks hanging from the garage rafters, ready for quick attachment to the roof rails.
__________________
"Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing." --Theodore Roosevelt
Capo: 1959 Modell Campagnolo, S/N 40324; 1960 Sieger (2), S/N 42624, 42597
Carlton: 1962 Franco Suisse, S/N K7911
Peugeot: 1970 UO-8, S/N 0010468
Bianchi: 1982 Campione d'Italia, S/N 1.M9914
Schwinn: 1988 Project KOM-10, S/N F804069
John E is online now  
Old 11-13-14, 10:13 AM
  #6  
John E
feros ferio
 
John E's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2000
Location: www.ci.encinitas.ca.us
Posts: 21,011

Bikes: 1959 Capo Modell Campagnolo; 1960 Capo Sieger (2); 1962 Carlton Franco Suisse; 1970 Peugeot UO-8; 1982 Bianchi Campione d'Italia; 1988 Schwinn Project KOM-10;

Mentioned: 40 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1165 Post(s)
Liked 705 Times in 496 Posts
Originally Posted by daf1009 View Post
Actually...cleaning of my entire stable...and doing a great job of photographing them...so that I can share the entire stable with great photography (if I can achieve that!)...
That is one impressive stable.
__________________
"Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing." --Theodore Roosevelt
Capo: 1959 Modell Campagnolo, S/N 40324; 1960 Sieger (2), S/N 42624, 42597
Carlton: 1962 Franco Suisse, S/N K7911
Peugeot: 1970 UO-8, S/N 0010468
Bianchi: 1982 Campione d'Italia, S/N 1.M9914
Schwinn: 1988 Project KOM-10, S/N F804069
John E is online now  
Old 11-13-14, 10:22 AM
  #7  
The Golden Boy 
Extraordinary Magnitude
 
The Golden Boy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Waukesha WI
Posts: 13,017

Bikes: 1978 Trek TX700; 1978/79 Trek 736; 1984 Specialized Stumpjumper Sport; 1984 Schwinn Voyageur SP; 1985 Trek 620; 1985 Trek 720; 1986 Trek 400 Elance; 1987 Schwinn High Sierra; 1990 Miyata 1000LT

Mentioned: 79 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 2360 Post(s)
Liked 1,003 Times in 593 Posts
Originally Posted by John E View Post
That is one impressive stable.
That it is.
__________________
*Recipient of the 2006 Time Magazine "Person Of The Year" Award*

Commence to jigglin’ huh?!?!

"But hey, always love to hear from opinionated amateurs." -says some guy to Mr. Marshall.
The Golden Boy is offline  
Old 11-13-14, 10:26 AM
  #8  
daf1009
Senior Member
 
daf1009's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Alpharetta, GA
Posts: 3,178

Bikes: LESS than I did a year ago!

Mentioned: 17 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 70 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 3 Times in 2 Posts
Originally Posted by The Golden Boy View Post
That it is.
Thanks...maybe too impressive (i.e. too big!)
daf1009 is offline  
Old 11-13-14, 10:26 AM
  #9  
The Golden Boy 
Extraordinary Magnitude
 
The Golden Boy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Waukesha WI
Posts: 13,017

Bikes: 1978 Trek TX700; 1978/79 Trek 736; 1984 Specialized Stumpjumper Sport; 1984 Schwinn Voyageur SP; 1985 Trek 620; 1985 Trek 720; 1986 Trek 400 Elance; 1987 Schwinn High Sierra; 1990 Miyata 1000LT

Mentioned: 79 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 2360 Post(s)
Liked 1,003 Times in 593 Posts
My winter project is going to be tackling a wheel build.

I've got some nice Weinmann rims with some Maillard hubs and some nice Sanshin hubs on some not so nice Araya wheels. I'm going to try swapping them out.


Which reminds me... I was going to start a thread to ask one of those deep, personal questions about bike parts...
__________________
*Recipient of the 2006 Time Magazine "Person Of The Year" Award*

Commence to jigglin’ huh?!?!

"But hey, always love to hear from opinionated amateurs." -says some guy to Mr. Marshall.
The Golden Boy is offline  
Old 11-13-14, 10:27 AM
  #10  
The Golden Boy 
Extraordinary Magnitude
 
The Golden Boy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Waukesha WI
Posts: 13,017

Bikes: 1978 Trek TX700; 1978/79 Trek 736; 1984 Specialized Stumpjumper Sport; 1984 Schwinn Voyageur SP; 1985 Trek 620; 1985 Trek 720; 1986 Trek 400 Elance; 1987 Schwinn High Sierra; 1990 Miyata 1000LT

Mentioned: 79 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 2360 Post(s)
Liked 1,003 Times in 593 Posts
Originally Posted by daf1009 View Post
Thanks...maybe too impressive (i.e. too big!)
Although I have fewer bikes than you have listed- I still have problems going out to the garage and choosing which bike to ride!
__________________
*Recipient of the 2006 Time Magazine "Person Of The Year" Award*

Commence to jigglin’ huh?!?!

"But hey, always love to hear from opinionated amateurs." -says some guy to Mr. Marshall.
The Golden Boy is offline  
Old 11-13-14, 10:38 AM
  #11  
Highgear
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
Highgear's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Central Connecticut
Posts: 380

Bikes: De Rosa Primato - LOOK KG281 - Somec Rex - Mondonico Monostay

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 2 Post(s)
Liked 1 Time in 1 Post
Damn, I got that too!

Originally Posted by John E View Post
Don't apologize, Highgear -- I still consider the B5/B5.5 generation Passat wagon (ours is a 2001, right before the 2001.5 B5.5 facelift) to be the best-sized, best-configured car ever designed. To keep this on a bicycle theme, I do keep an assembled set of crossbars and bike racks hanging from the garage rafters, ready for quick attachment to the roof rails.
Highgear is offline  
Old 11-13-14, 10:56 AM
  #12  
mrv 
BIKE RIDE
 
mrv's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2014
Location: Michigan
Posts: 1,375

Bikes: my very own customized GUNNAR CrossHairs

Mentioned: 16 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 350 Post(s)
Liked 154 Times in 104 Posts
Stripping the paint off an '85 Nishiki frame/fork Sport thingy (about 90% done - the last 10% of the paint is about half the effort)
- braze a second set of bottle bosses; a set of rear rack bosses; a set of front rack bosses; and DT shifter bosses
- powder coat it myself at my local Tech Shop
- build it up with an '80s Shimano 600 group removed from this bike build (I just sold / gave away the black frame and fork from this build....)
- My goal for the Nishiki is to have the only black bit on the bike be the tires - I'd like to get gum hoods, Cambium seat, tan/brown tape. I'm hoping I can fit some pretty fat 700C tires in the frame, which I think was originally 27in wheels.

I've also got a green Raleigh (just powder coated) in the first link above. It's getting built up as a single speed / cruiser that I hope to switch to an IGH later next year - depending on funds. In the mix of photos, it's the black beat up frame, no fork. I had a fork laying around and powdered them both green. Did NOT do a great job of it, but it was my first effort. More photos to follow on that after I get some wheels.

If my wife lets me spend any more money, I'd like to build up a set of Shimano 600 tri color hubs into working wheels for an old race bike I have and love - but not as much as I love my wife! Ha!
mrv is offline  
Old 11-13-14, 11:21 AM
  #13  
qclabrat
Senior Member
 
qclabrat's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 1,373
Mentioned: 4 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 257 Post(s)
Liked 70 Times in 63 Posts
wrk101, Is that a bike garage or car garage? I have one bay for bikes and tools, but I could really use a second. Scrapped the idea to build a new two car detached garage last year.
qclabrat is offline  
Old 11-13-14, 11:34 AM
  #14  
fietsbob
Banned
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: NW,Oregon Coast
Posts: 43,599

Bikes: 8

Mentioned: 197 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 7607 Post(s)
Liked 1,331 Times in 839 Posts
Just another winter at the Bar. or bundled up in my house.

will go into the basement and Pump Up the Old MTB , with the studded tires on drum brake wheels .


might swap over to some one Piece Bull-moose bars, lopping off a few inches from Both ends putting it in a stem raiser tube.

the Albatross ones need me to think about my knees when I turn .

Last edited by fietsbob; 11-18-14 at 02:29 PM.
fietsbob is offline  
Old 11-13-14, 11:38 AM
  #15  
daf1009
Senior Member
 
daf1009's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Alpharetta, GA
Posts: 3,178

Bikes: LESS than I did a year ago!

Mentioned: 17 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 70 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 3 Times in 2 Posts
OH...and for actually doing things with bikes...probably tear my RB-1 down and get it repainted...it has some rust in the lugs/tubes joints...hard to do anything with...so...get it totally stripped and repainted, for longevity sake. Given the simple paint job (yellow/white one)...I have little concern about "original" paint on this one...
daf1009 is offline  
Old 11-13-14, 11:43 AM
  #16  
sloar 
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Elwood Indiana
Posts: 7,084

Bikes: they change so much I'm tired of updating this

Mentioned: 158 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1049 Post(s)
Liked 669 Times in 276 Posts
Restoring and building an early 80's Merckx Professional
__________________
Semper fi
sloar is offline  
Old 11-13-14, 01:00 PM
  #17  
Bianchigirll 
Bianchi Goddess
 
Bianchigirll's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Shady Pines Retirement Fort Wayne, In
Posts: 28,351

Bikes: Too many to list here check my signature.

Mentioned: 156 Post(s)
Tagged: 2 Thread(s)
Quoted: 2342 Post(s)
Liked 1,395 Times in 824 Posts
I have a Jane Doe frame kicking around that I think I am going to paint and put Herse decals on it. " "I just liked Herse bikes a lot when I was a kid and couldn't find a decent frame so I thought why not turn the frame into a Herse, even though it won't have some specific elements of a real Herse, but I want to give it a go." "
__________________
One morning you wake up, the girl is gone, the bikes are gone, all that's left behind is a pair of old tires and a tube of tubular glue, all squeezed out"

Sugar "Kane" Kowalczyk
Bianchigirll is offline  
Old 11-13-14, 02:37 PM
  #18  
upthywazzoo 
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2013
Location: Chicago
Posts: 538

Bikes: 1984 Trek 770

Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 99 Post(s)
Liked 65 Times in 36 Posts
Lotus Supreme and 86 Miyata Team are going to be built up finally, once I get the framesets back from Zeni Cycles. Pretty excited. The Miyata has been stripped and powdercoated to show off the fully chromed fork and partially chromed chain/seatstays. I had a period DA group and wheelset ready to go for the Miyata but happened upon an 8-speed 7410 group for very cheap. Haven't decided which one to go with yet.
upthywazzoo is offline  
Old 11-13-14, 03:10 PM
  #19  
miamijim
Senior Member
 
miamijim's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: Tampa, Florida
Posts: 14,062
Mentioned: 39 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 392 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 63 Times in 51 Posts
Not much for me. I'm going try and sell the remaining parts stash. The only bike I have to fix is the Wilier Mortirollo...we'll see.
miamijim is offline  
Old 11-13-14, 05:07 PM
  #20  
inkandsilver
Senior Member
 
inkandsilver's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Utah
Posts: 838
Mentioned: 9 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 27 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 7 Times in 4 Posts
Nothing exciting, unfortunately. Raising some funds by (finally) selling some bits & pieces and a couple nice frames. It's just that I HATE packing & shipping frames. I do it well, but I don't find it fun.
inkandsilver is offline  
Old 11-13-14, 05:10 PM
  #21  
squirtdad
Senior Member
 
squirtdad's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: San Jose (Willow Glen) Ca
Posts: 8,426

Bikes: 85 team Miyata (modern 5800 105) , '84 Team Miyata,(dura ace old school) 80?? SR Semi-Pro 600 Arabesque

Mentioned: 87 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1710 Post(s)
Liked 1,275 Times in 796 Posts
riding more and cleaning up the garage so I can see to do a project......
squirtdad is online now  
Old 11-13-14, 05:22 PM
  #22  
sloar 
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Elwood Indiana
Posts: 7,084

Bikes: they change so much I'm tired of updating this

Mentioned: 158 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1049 Post(s)
Liked 669 Times in 276 Posts
Not a winter project, but a project for
the winter. As soon as my daughters finished with her gymnastics practice I can get home and finish my drop bar conversion on my mtb. The brake levers arrived in the mail right when we were leaving.
__________________
Semper fi
sloar is offline  
Old 11-13-14, 05:24 PM
  #23  
mechanicmatt
Hoards Thumbshifters
 
mechanicmatt's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Signal Mountain, TN
Posts: 1,140

Bikes: '87 Bruce Gordon Chinook, '08 Jamis Aurora, '86 Trek 560, '97 Mongoose Rockadile, & '91 Trek 750

Mentioned: 11 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 226 Post(s)
Liked 293 Times in 176 Posts
Originally Posted by Highgear View Post
Me, I have a Mondonico mono stay out at Allan Wanta's shop for paint. I'll be dismantling my old carbon Look frame for the bits. I'll still keep her though. I'll post pics when I begin.
Allan Wanta is good people. He didn't do my paint job but he did hook me up with decals for my paint job. Very nice guy.
mechanicmatt is offline  
Old 11-13-14, 05:24 PM
  #24  
acoffin 
Senior Member
 
acoffin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: St Louis
Posts: 608

Bikes: 72 Lygie (SS conv), 87 Ironman Expert, 94 Allez Sport, 16 Black Mountain Cycles Monstercross

Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 25 Post(s)
Liked 14 Times in 4 Posts
Originally Posted by upthywazzoo View Post
Lotus Supreme and 86 Miyata Team are going to be built up finally, once I get the framesets back from Zeni Cycles. Pretty excited. The Miyata has been stripped and powdercoated to show off the fully chromed fork and partially chromed chain/seatstays. I had a period DA group and wheelset ready to go for the Miyata but happened upon an 8-speed 7410 group for very cheap. Haven't decided which one to go with yet.
What are your plans for the Lotus? I look forward to seeing that one built up.
acoffin is offline  
Old 11-13-14, 05:28 PM
  #25  
Italuminium
Cisalpinist
 
Italuminium's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Holland
Posts: 5,556

Bikes: blue ones.

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 4 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 8 Times in 8 Posts
Too much life stuff happening to do something major, but yes, I still have the SOMEC to build. Just need some nice bars and I'm set.
Italuminium is offline  

Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright © 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.