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04-14-21, 01:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 930
Posted By Brad L

One of my jobs in the past was making as-built...

One of my jobs in the past was making as-built drawings for a local developer when they purchased a new retail property. This could entail anything from a fast food restaurant to an office building...
04-14-21, 12:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 768
Posted By Brad L

I use Metal Prep from POR-15. It has phosphoric...

I use Metal Prep from POR-15. It has phosphoric acid, which will leave a rust-proof protective layer. Once I've cleaned the area and removed the loose rust, I lightly scrub the area down with a soft...
03-17-21, 12:16 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,349
Posted By Brad L

Thanks for all the replies. I may bring my 69...

Thanks for all the replies. I may bring my 69 Colnago Super or my freshly acquired Legnano (a post will be coming soon) to show, but ride my 83 Gitane Interclub as it has better gearing for the...
03-16-21, 12:14 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,349
Posted By Brad L

My 2020 registration should have rolled over as...

My 2020 registration should have rolled over as well, but I'm also waiting to see what happens. I've been getting in decent mileage but will need to ramp up the distance if I intend to go. I'll also...
02-24-21, 12:05 AM
Replies: 7,056
Views: 659,203
Posted By Brad L

A few parts for an upcoming build ...

A few parts for an upcoming build
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02-22-21, 02:59 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,816
Posted By Brad L

I got my first vaccination on Feb. 6th and will...

I got my first vaccination on Feb. 6th and will be getting the second this Saturday. I had yet another round of radiation this past January for yet another round of an aggressive squamous cell...
Replies: 8
Views: 838
Posted By Brad L

The bike in d_dutchinson's post is a mish-mash of...

The bike in d_dutchinson's post is a mish-mash of parts. The downtube decal marks it as a 1970s model, but the hubs are 1960s, and the front derailleur is a Campagnolo 1011 Sport from the 1950s.
Forum: Texas
02-07-21, 01:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 964
Posted By Brad L

Here’s a photo from our rest stop of this month’s...

Here’s a photo from our rest stop of this month’s Texas VeloVintage ride near Houston. L - R: 1971 Schwinn Paramount, 1983 John Howard, 1984 CiŲcc Mockba 80, 1981 Cinelli Super Corsa, and my 1969...
01-27-21, 01:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 907
Posted By Brad L

I worked in the pipe and steel bending trade from...

I worked in the pipe and steel bending trade from 1981 to 2000 in the engineering department. We were able to bend all sorts of structural steel as well as pipe and tubing made from steel, aluminum,...
01-09-21, 05:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,242
Posted By Brad L

According to Velo Retro...

According to Velo Retro (http://www.velo-retro.com/colnagotline.html), Colnago began using the "club" logo after Michele Dancelli's Milan San Remo win in 1970. The playing card decals, as I...
01-04-21, 11:40 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,931
Posted By Brad L

Is it just me? Does that fork look bent to...

Is it just me? Does that fork look bent to anyone else?
12-21-20, 11:08 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,293
Posted By Brad L

I completed the restoration of my 1971 PX-10. ...

I completed the restoration of my 1971 PX-10.

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Replies: 30
Views: 2,399
Posted By Brad L

This is from the Condorino website. It is a...

This is from the Condorino website. It is a Cerchio Elmo rim made by Fiamme, and is apparently sturdier than Red label Fiammes.
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Replies: 30
Views: 2,399
Posted By Brad L

The seller sent me a few more photos. The paint...

The seller sent me a few more photos. The paint appears to be in pretty good shape. Until Condorino can comment, I'm going to assume the small frame size and gold lining possibly suggests a special...
10-15-20, 10:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 629
Posted By Brad L

Depending on age, it's either an Odyssey Svelte...

Depending on age, it's either an Odyssey Svelte skewer or Sachs Svelte skewer. One brand either copied or bought out the other.
09-27-20, 09:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,057
Posted By Brad L

This is my 1959 Fiorelli Campione del Mondo. Like...

This is my 1959 Fiorelli Campione del Mondo. Like 3alarmer, I found it on my local Craigslist. It's a bit large for me but I just had to grab it. The rack, kick stand, and reflectors were later...
Forum: Texas
09-16-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 964
Posted By Brad L

Vintage rides in Texas

I've created a Facebook Group called Texas VeloVintage (https://www.facebook.com/groups/2263941277248919) so those here in Texas who wish to ride their vintage bikes can get together and do so.
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07-22-20, 12:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,381
Posted By Brad L

I found my 1983 Interclub around 15 years ago...

I found my 1983 Interclub around 15 years ago while donating stuff to a local charity resale shop. I paid $10 for it and hung it on the wall, intending to sell it or trade it. Fast forward 14 years...
07-21-20, 11:21 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,889
Posted By Brad L

I carry the typical tire associated spares, and...

I carry the typical tire associated spares, and this guy - a Cool Tool.
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07-21-20, 12:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 733
Posted By Brad L

You are correct. The decal on your Torpado...

You are correct. The decal on your Torpado appears to be from 1953-1961, which would be all red with gold lettering. Notice, however, the wording across the bottom of the original decal is GARANTITI,...
07-15-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,535
Posted By Brad L

The crankset was disassembled and polished, as...

The crankset was disassembled and polished, as were several of the ancillary bits.
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07-15-20, 02:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,535
Posted By Brad L

These are a few photos of the progress of the...

These are a few photos of the progress of the refurbishment of the PX-10. It's going a bit slower now that the shop area in my garage feels a bit like an oven.

The saddle cleaned up really well. I...
Replies: 11
Views: 779
Posted By Brad L

Definitely a Sirrus Sport. Here's a 1991...

Definitely a Sirrus Sport. Here's a 1991 catalog: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1XwgzNnmhVWrwleh3etw2BG2RkY6NGizj/view
Replies: 9
Views: 791
Posted By Brad L

Very nice! I'm currently restoring the completely...

Very nice! I'm currently restoring the completely original 1971 PX-10 that I found last month.
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Replies: 9
Views: 791
Posted By Brad L

Looks like a 1967-70 PX-10. You have front and...

Looks like a 1967-70 PX-10. You have front and rear chrome ends, Simplex Criterium derailleur, Inoxydable decal, remnants of a Reynolds 531 decal on the fork, and a Stronglight 93 crankset, all...
07-06-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 20,243
Views: 3,399,093
Posted By Brad L

$2,500 !? Umm... no! ...

$2,500 !? Umm... no!

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06-22-20, 04:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 518
Posted By Brad L

Simplex plastic restoration

For those of you needing a quick and easy way to restore the blackness to your gray, faded Delrin parts, I’ve found the perfect solution. The Simplex bracket on my newly acquired PX-10 was cracked...
06-17-20, 09:20 PM
Replies: 7,056
Views: 659,203
Posted By Brad L

For my current project. ...

For my current project.

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06-16-20, 12:36 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,535
Posted By Brad L

So far the disassembly has gone very smoothly....

So far the disassembly has gone very smoothly. There have yet to be any difficult nuts or bolts. When I removed the bottom bracket, I found only thick, aged grease, and the only surprise was how...
06-11-20, 02:20 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,535
Posted By Brad L

And a few more. ...

And a few more.

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06-11-20, 02:15 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,535
Posted By Brad L

More photos. ...

More photos.

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06-11-20, 02:11 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,535
Posted By Brad L

1971 Peugeot PX-10 Time Capsule

I bought this 1971 PX-10 a few days ago and it appears to be completely original and very low mileage. The tires are possibly original, as the rims show very little wear on the braking surfaces, but...
06-08-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 125,070
Posted By Brad L

I picked up this 1971 PX-10E thatís completely...

I picked up this 1971 PX-10E thatís completely original, down to the toe straps, and (probably) the tires. The paint is in very good condition and the chrome is virtually perfect. The chainrings and...
Replies: 26
Views: 2,881
Posted By Brad L

No need, I already have one of each size. I got...

No need, I already have one of each size. I got them as part of a trade.

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Replies: 26
Views: 2,881
Posted By Brad L

Thanks for all the input. I bought the bike today...

Thanks for all the input. I bought the bike today for $200. Itís completely original down to the tires. ...
04-18-20, 10:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 782
Posted By Brad L

Am I missing something here? If you want to...

Am I missing something here? If you want to install a ferrule, why not hold the ferrule between the loop and the stop, then feed the housing through the loop, into the ferrule, then into the stop? ...
Forum: Touring
04-18-20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,394
Posted By Brad L

This should jog some memories. It features the...

This should jog some memories. It features the Canon Hill Hostel starting at 6:47.

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04-09-20, 03:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,247
Posted By Brad L

That's funny, because the original date was on...

That's funny, because the original date was on mine.
04-01-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 817
Posted By Brad L

I have one on my 1959 Fiorelli. ...

I have one on my 1959 Fiorelli.

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03-31-20, 12:26 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 11,003
Posted By Brad L

Those truss forks can set you back the cost of a...

Those truss forks can set you back the cost of a nice, vintage Cinelli bike.
03-27-20, 11:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 638
Posted By Brad L

I made a tool out of an inexpensive chainring nut...

I made a tool out of an inexpensive chainring nut wrench from Amazon...
03-21-20, 12:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,929
Posted By Brad L

This site...

This site (https://infection2020.com/?fbclid=IwAR34x9rEDz9NnuzdY4OQN-yDhOG2XndNn8a_770ElMLBkSe-ZjIpjEbIOjM) shows the number of confirmed cases county by county. At the time of this posting, there...
03-13-20, 12:16 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,238
Posted By Brad L

My 1983 Gitane Interclub - as found for $10. ...

My 1983 Gitane Interclub - as found for $10.

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03-09-20, 11:23 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 17,256
Posted By Brad L

Thanks, tricky. My ultimate goal is Eroica...

Thanks, tricky. My ultimate goal is Eroica Gaiole, but I guess that's off for the foreseeable future as well.
03-09-20, 11:05 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 17,256
Posted By Brad L

I'm definitely on the fence about this. It's not...

I'm definitely on the fence about this. It's not being at the event that worries me, it's getting there. I'm a transplant recipient, and sitting on a plane with 300 other travelers from around the...
03-07-20, 06:38 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 31,042
Posted By Brad L

I'm honestly considering not going. I'm a...

I'm honestly considering not going. I'm a transplant recipient so I'm definitely concerned. Having a compromised immune system and sitting on a plane with 300 travelers from around the world really...
02-28-20, 04:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,386
Posted By Brad L

Homemade MKS pedal cone tool

In doing a bit of reading before rebuilding my first set of quill pedals (MKS Sylvans), I found others had trouble keeping the cone in place while tightening the locknut. In an effort to make it a...
02-23-20, 11:48 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,110
Posted By Brad L

I was finally able to take the Gitane out for a...

I was finally able to take the Gitane out for a shakedown ride on Friday, then a 45 mile ride on Saturday. It performed flawlessly. The SPD pedals are temporary until I rebuild the quill pedals....
Replies: 6
Views: 1,578
Posted By Brad L

Lemond Maillot Jaune

I know itís not exactly vintage (yet) but at least itís steel - Reynolds 853 to be exact. Does anyone have an idea of a value for this 2002 Lemond MJ?

The paint has a few small paint chips but no...
01-27-20, 10:10 PM
Replies: 7,056
Views: 659,203
Posted By Brad L

Now I just need to find a set of mounting clips. ...

Now I just need to find a set of mounting clips.

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