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04-08-22, 11:02 AM
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Posted By gstein

Thanks for the additional information!

Thanks for the additional information!
04-07-22, 09:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 332
Posted By gstein

Does this provide any additional clues as to the...

Does this provide any additional clues as to the year built? Assuming there is a Bianchi serial number lookup chart somewhere?
04-07-22, 09:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 332
Posted By gstein

You nailed it. I completely missed the serial...

You nailed it. I completely missed the serial number, exactly where you said it might be located.
...
04-07-22, 08:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 332
Posted By gstein

Of course, pedals are not original.

Of course, pedals are not original.
04-07-22, 08:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 332
Posted By gstein

Back rim appears to be not the original as it is...

Back rim appears to be not the original as it is different from the front rim (based on catalog). However the hub on the back is the same hub as the front (Shimano 600) so someone must have re-spoked...
04-07-22, 06:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 332
Posted By gstein

Thanks for posting catalog pageI searched for...

Thanks for posting catalog pageI searched for the catalog but could not find it anywhere. I had no idea the bike was made for triathlons, I guess that explains the tubeless skinny rims (which...
04-06-22, 09:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 332
Posted By gstein

Found the date code lookup. Components appear to...

Found the date code lookup. Components appear to be February 1989. Does that look right?
04-06-22, 08:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 332
Posted By gstein

I see FC-6400 with a NB stamp to the right of...

I see FC-6400 with a NB stamp to the right of it. I wasnt able to get your first link to work, but the second link opens fine.

...
04-06-22, 08:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 332
Posted By gstein

Bianchi Virata - Bike Year Identification?

Just picked up my first vintage Bianchi, it is a Virata road bike. All Shimano 600 components and has 700c 20cm wheels (didnt even know they made tires that narrow!).

Anyway, it is a very clean...
02-05-22, 06:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 280
Posted By gstein

Can anyone help me determine the value and model of this felt TT bike?

Hi yall, I am in the process of trying to get a TT bike to race on this summer. Ive been looking around for a while now and found this one that had all sram red components and looks to be in great...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-21, 11:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 633
Posted By gstein

Yes it is my size and I am in need of a bike now...

Yes it is my size and I am in need of a bike now because the one I've been training on is a 58 cm and I am a 54 cm.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-21, 07:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 633
Posted By gstein

Specialized 700c Tarmac carbon road, 2x11 speed and 54cm frame

I'm new to road biking and racing and have done a few races on my old Cannondale, but I'm looking for a new racing/training bike. I saw this one on craigslist and I am wondering if it is overpriced...
Replies: 1
Views: 337
Posted By gstein

Antique Master Bicycle???

Any information on this bike? I really like the looks of this bike but have never heard of "Master". Is this one worth taking a look at?
...
Replies: 32
Views: 2,460
Posted By gstein

I too now think paint is original. When the forks...

I too now think paint is original. When the forks were removed there was yellow overspray on the steerer. Dont think painter would have sprayed the steerer unless they were really trying to create...
Replies: 32
Views: 2,460
Posted By gstein

I can verify that the brakes did not create the...

I can verify that the brakes did not create the dent. When I swing the fork 180 degrees the brakes (even if the original 61s were installed) do not line up with the dent.

Ive started to...
Replies: 32
Views: 2,460
Posted By gstein

Well I picked up the bike. Gentleman used to own...

Well I picked up the bike. Gentleman used to own a bike shop and apparently this bike was one of many that he owned. He just wanted to get rid of some bikes so was nice enough to lower the price a...
Replies: 32
Views: 2,460
Posted By gstein

I guess one way to test to see if the dent was...

I guess one way to test to see if the dent was caused by the brake caliper is to swing the fork 180 degrees and see if it lines up perfectly with dent.

The other thought I am having is to have my...
Replies: 32
Views: 2,460
Posted By gstein

Thanks for all the information, always amazed at...

Thanks for all the information, always amazed at the collective knowledge on BF.

One additional component not previously listed. Owner says it has Phil Wood hubs with Mavic tubular rims. Don't...
Replies: 32
Views: 2,460
Posted By gstein

Offered $250 and the seller said they would sell...

Offered $250 and the seller said they would sell for that amount. Guess I should have negotiated a lower amount! I plan to go take a look at it and may take a shot for $250.
Replies: 32
Views: 2,460
Posted By gstein

Any thoughts on value of a vintage steel Atala bike?

Believe this is a lesser known Italian bike. Seller asking $350. Has Campy throughout except for Dura Ace brakes.

One issue, dent in down tube above shifters.

Im tempted but then again any...
Replies: 3
Views: 610
Posted By gstein

Thanks for all the feedback. Ive already added...

Thanks for all the feedback. Ive already added the cable crimps and adjusted the seat (had it raised so I can ride it). Waiting until the spring makes sense as I am in the midwest and most people...
Replies: 3
Views: 610
Posted By gstein

Thinking of selling my 1979 Raleigh Pro - Help with appraisal

I have a very clean Raleigh Pro with Campy Nuovo Record throughout. Serial number is WB9000033, which based on my research means the bike was made in the Nottingham factory around Feb of 1979 and was...
08-19-20, 08:07 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,984
Posted By gstein

Finally got around to installing decals on my...

Finally got around to installing decals on my Gitane Grand Sport. I liked the all chrome look of the frame but now like it even better with some contrasting foil decals. ...
08-12-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 464
Posted By gstein

Decided to put a few $$$ into the bike and added...

Decided to put a few $$$ into the bike and added the following:

- New bar tape
- Reupholstered saddle
- Added tires, fenders and rack (all of which I already owned and didn't have much use for)...
08-12-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 464
Posted By gstein

Resurrected Old Rusty Miyata 721

Found a old and neglected Miyata 721 on CL...sort of a barn find since it was on owned by a lady that essentially lived on a large plot of land and stored the bike in the shed for years. Not sure...
07-24-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,572
Posted By gstein

Will do...completely missed that!

Will do...completely missed that!
07-24-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,572
Posted By gstein

I'm interested in potentially adding...

I'm interested in potentially adding period-correct decals to my chrome bike. After doing some research I've come across several options. Any suggestions or recommendations on choosing the...
06-14-20, 04:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,891
Posted By gstein

bertinjim...

bertinjim (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/bertinjim-297217.html) - thanks for the link, some great Raleigh information for sure.
06-12-20, 09:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,891
Posted By gstein

Flying G - the saddle is the one that came with...

Flying G - the saddle is the one that came with the bike, it's a Selle Italia Turbo. As you can see in the picture it was in rough shape with several scrapes and holes. I purchased a 12" x 12"...
06-12-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,891
Posted By gstein

Kurt - I'm going to have to find some tubulars...

Kurt - I'm going to have to find some tubulars and give them a ride.

I'll have to be honest, when I purchased this bike my only thought was to flip it to make some good money. However, after doing...
06-12-20, 06:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,891
Posted By gstein

cb400bill - great guess, yes 56cm. I'm 6' so the...

cb400bill - great guess, yes 56cm. I'm 6' so the frame may be a little too small for me but I don't care...just raise the seat a little more and no worries!
06-12-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,891
Posted By gstein

And here are a few after pics with the upgrade. ...

And here are a few after pics with the upgrade.

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/bike_14_6cc873062d80fe1fbdb6cac28ac52e175e5355af.jpg...
06-12-20, 05:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,891
Posted By gstein

1979 Raleigh Pro Mark V

Found a extremely grimey, dirty and semi-neglected 1979 Raleigh Professional a few weeks ago. The layers of dirt and grime were a blessing in disguise, as I believe it kept all the chrome from...
05-06-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,623
Posted By gstein

So I was able to contact the original frame...

So I was able to contact the original frame builder. Hes still in Rapid City. I plan to visit family there later this summer and Hal said he is willing to take a look at the frame to make sure...
05-02-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,984
Posted By gstein

Finished getting the bike road ready. Updates...

Finished getting the bike road ready. Updates made: adjusted derailleurs and brakes, trued up the rims, fixed flat tire, reupholstered new saddle cover, added new grips, repaired fork and found...
04-24-20, 10:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,572
Posted By gstein

Verktyg - thanks for feedback. Here are the...

Verktyg - thanks for feedback.

Here are the measurements to your questions:

Is the top tube 26.0mm (French) or 25.4mm (inch size).

26mm

What diameter is the lower part of the stem quill?...
04-22-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,572
Posted By gstein

Calling all bike experts - help me ID my bike!

I am in the process of repairing and semi-restoring a bike I recently acquired. Id love to know what type of bike this is, main specs:

- all chrome frame with (BCM/Bocoma) lugs
- no other decals...
04-19-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,984
Posted By gstein

Is the seat post clamp turned around to get you...

Is the seat post clamp turned around to get you closer to the bars? Typically the nuts and bolt go behind the seat post. Sometimes the nuts interfere with the edge of the saddle when positioned this...
04-17-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 72,496
Posted By gstein

Followed the instructions and was able to recover...

Followed the instructions and was able to recover an old Ultragel Racing saddle. Found a 12 X 12 piece of leather online for cheap. Not too difficult of a job, just need to be careful when spraying...
04-17-20, 12:58 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,984
Posted By gstein

Still a work in process, but here are a few...

Still a work in process, but here are a few updated pictures. Ive fixed the stripped fork stem and re-greased, reupholstered seat with leather, repositioned brake levers, swapped left and right...
04-11-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,504
Posted By gstein

I received the repaired fork back from my...

I received the repaired fork back from my brother. Fork now almost better than new!

Ive attached several pictures for reference.

He used a lathe to shave down a piece of tubing so that it...
04-09-20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,623
Posted By gstein

One more pic... ...

One more pic...

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04-09-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,623
Posted By gstein

Anyone heard of a Bielstein bike w/ Zero Uno frame?

My brother found this frame and wanted to know if I wanted it. There appears to be very little to no information on this bike. Any thoughts...low, middle upper end type of bike? Worth restoring?
...
04-08-20, 10:16 PM
Replies: 590
Views: 183,954
Posted By gstein

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1731x1298/bs_573149959725819ea4c01d113b456345b6033004.jpg
Forum: Touring
04-05-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,529
Posted By gstein

Been using the B17 Standard model for the last...

Been using the B17 Standard model for the last 600-700 miles (including a 3-day Katy Trail ride across MO where I rode about 170 miles). Absolutely love the saddle, did not require a break-in period...
04-04-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 35,052
Posted By gstein

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/8693deda_c4a0_4fc9_af07_a4e16b545620_4e0e96f7cf11acdcf3815a5d3be9af4ae5f93c5f.jpeg
Rock Island Spur Trail, near Springhill, MO.
04-04-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,984
Posted By gstein

Good to know head badge sticker has nothing to do...

Good to know head badge sticker has nothing to do with the bike. Wanted to remove it but thought I better keep it there in case it was original and actually was a bike label.
04-04-20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,984
Posted By gstein

Yes, confirmed there is the same type of hole in...

Yes, confirmed there is the same type of hole in same location on the other fork blade.
04-04-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,984
Posted By gstein

Hope I can get mine looking half as nice as the...

Hope I can get mine looking half as nice as the those already posted. Really like the chrome fenders...chrome on chrome, great look!
04-04-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,984
Posted By gstein

Good catch on fork holes. Are you concerned with...

Good catch on fork holes. Are you concerned with inner hole or outer hole, or both? I have no idea why the holes are there.

I think the potential crack in the chain stay was nothing more than a...
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