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Posted By rjhammett

I got one for free about 8 years ago and sold it...

I got one for free about 8 years ago and sold it for $190. I bought one for my daughter about 2 years ago for $50. Both were in excellent condition.
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Posted By rjhammett

PM sent.

PM sent.
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Posted By rjhammett

I am selling a complete set of Suntour Sprint...

I am selling a complete set of Suntour Sprint components on another bike related site that I pulled from one of my bikes. They are very nice components and they are worth something.
05-08-21, 09:05 AM
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Posted By rjhammett

Does anyone know what the end results would be if...

Does anyone know what the end results would be if you gave the bike an OA bath and a polish or would it be better to leave as is?
04-25-21, 09:55 PM
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Posted By rjhammett

7700 STIs will also work with the 7400 series...

7700 STIs will also work with the 7400 series groupset. I have that setup on my Merckx Corsa Extra.
...
04-06-21, 09:38 PM
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Posted By rjhammett

PX10. Not impressed. ...

PX10. Not impressed.

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04-03-21, 03:44 PM
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Posted By rjhammett

I can see a couple of dents in the top tube near...

I can see a couple of dents in the top tube near the seat post.
03-30-21, 02:37 PM
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Posted By rjhammett

I would go with option 'B'. You can then use an...

I would go with option 'B'. You can then use an in-line cable adjuster if desired. Example:
https://jagwire.com/files/product/Inline_Adjuster_pkg.jpg
03-24-21, 06:59 PM
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Views: 490
Posted By rjhammett

I have 7700 STIs working really well with a 7402...

I have 7700 STIs working really well with a 7402 rear derailleur on one of my Merckx bikes. It has an 8 speed cassette and chain.
03-23-21, 09:43 PM
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Posted By rjhammett

Nor have I. I paid $15 for the Ross Signature...

Nor have I. I paid $15 for the Ross Signature 292S and the Ross Mt. Hood was free.
...
03-22-21, 03:01 PM
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Views: 999
Posted By rjhammett

Heads for tire pump.

Heads for tire pump.
03-09-21, 08:19 PM
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Posted By rjhammett

Mavic 315 is 42mm.

Mavic 315 is 42mm.
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Posted By rjhammett

Smart move.

Smart move.
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Posted By rjhammett

I may be interested if they are available and not...

I may be interested if they are available and not too pricey.
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Posted By rjhammett

I put those same hubs/rims on my daughter's...

I put those same hubs/rims on my daughter's Raleigh Team Professional. They are beautiful hubs. The rest of her bike is all Campy Nuovo Record but instead of putting on Campy wheels I put these on...
02-21-21, 04:44 PM
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Views: 789
Posted By rjhammett

I am not one to give up on bike parts without...

I am not one to give up on bike parts without trying to fix them. If it was me that had this issue I would put the arm on a solid surface and find a socket or pipe that is just a little smaller than...
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Views: 370
Posted By rjhammett

Ask your frame question here:...

Ask your frame question here: https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1171913-decoding-eddy-merckx-frames.html
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Posted By rjhammett

It appears to be the same year as mine ('99)....

It appears to be the same year as mine ('99). Mine is all Record. I paid significantly less for the complete bike than the suggested $1350 BIN for frame/fork/hs. Mine is a large, less desirable frame...
02-15-21, 04:11 PM
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Posted By rjhammett

Buy low, sell high. I used to flip bikes with...

Buy low, sell high.
I used to flip bikes with some regularity but the last few years just a couple. I have given away more bikes during this period than I have sold. All I sell now are my regular...
02-15-21, 03:29 PM
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Posted By rjhammett

I would opt for Sprint. Very nice derailleurs....

I would opt for Sprint. Very nice derailleurs. RD-7000 for friction and RD-9000 for indexed.
02-14-21, 02:02 PM
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Posted By rjhammett

Yes

Yes
02-14-21, 11:19 AM
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Posted By rjhammett

I have had a half dozen steel frame bikes powder...

I have had a half dozen steel frame bikes powder coated. The guy I have do it does a great job. I never end up with 'syrupy' looking lugs.
02-12-21, 11:00 PM
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Posted By rjhammett

They don't make them like they used to! It...

They don't make them like they used to!
It makes me think of a car accident I was in that involved me sitting in the front passenger seat. It was a 1958 Chevrolet with a steel dash, no seat belts...
02-12-21, 01:34 PM
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Posted By rjhammett

Based on the fork crown on the 'newer fork rake'...

Based on the fork crown on the 'newer fork rake' bike in the picture below it appears that the bike is a UX10 and not a PX10 (if fork is the original). They were identical except the original wheels...
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Posted By rjhammett

Billato built bikes are very nice. I own a couple...

Billato built bikes are very nice. I own a couple including a Tommaso. Tommaso bikes were also built with SLX, SL, TLX, TSX steel. Yours is CROMOR which would fall below those. $500 might be...
02-04-21, 10:30 PM
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Posted By rjhammett

The place I went to had a lot of paint options so...

The place I went to had a lot of paint options so I could get good matches. Best just to bring it in and see what they can do for you.
02-04-21, 08:33 PM
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Posted By rjhammett

Some have speculated that the Novara Trionfo and...

Some have speculated that the Novara Trionfo and Centurion Ironman were built by the same frame builder.
02-04-21, 08:25 PM
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Posted By rjhammett

I wouldn't do a total repaint/powder coat on any...

I wouldn't do a total repaint/powder coat on any of them. Find some touchup paint that is a good match and have at it. The Bianchi would probably be the toughest to match but an auto supply store...
02-01-21, 01:46 PM
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Posted By rjhammett

noglider, the tandem is a Burley Samba. The photo...

noglider, the tandem is a Burley Samba. The photo that I had initially posted was what it looked like when I bought it. I updated the post with what it looks like now. I upgraded the derailleurs,...
01-31-21, 10:59 PM
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Views: 33,286
Posted By rjhammett

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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01-27-21, 04:33 PM
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Posted By rjhammett

My one and only road bike with a triple.......and...

My one and only road bike with a triple.......and I am thinking of converting it to a double.
...
01-26-21, 05:01 PM
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Posted By rjhammett

These were done by Powdercoat Man. ...

These were done by Powdercoat Man.

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01-25-21, 08:24 PM
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Posted By rjhammett

I have had a half dozen bikes powder coated by...

I have had a half dozen bikes powder coated by Doug (Powdercoat Man). He does excellent work and his prices are cheap.

https://www.powdercoatman.com/
01-19-21, 09:28 PM
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Views: 5,461
Posted By rjhammett

Mine and my daughter's. ...

Mine and my daughter's.

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01-15-21, 08:50 AM
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Views: 1,626
Posted By rjhammett

When I rehabbed my Holdsworth I used short...

When I rehabbed my Holdsworth I used short aluminum pop rivets. Once attached I drove the 'pin' back through so I could remove it. I then took a screw driver and inserted it through the head tube to...
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Posted By rjhammett

I purchased a Corsa Extra frame on this site last...

I purchased a Corsa Extra frame on this site last fall with original paint and in good condition. The price was on the low end of the estimate above. It was a 61cm frame and came with headset,...
01-11-21, 04:10 PM
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Posted By rjhammett

My favorite. ...

My favorite.

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Posted By rjhammett

1989 Campione D'Italia was of CROMOR and had...

1989 Campione D'Italia was of CROMOR and had Quattro components.
01-09-21, 08:01 AM
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Posted By rjhammett

I own a '92 Bridgestone RB-1 with original fork...

I own a '92 Bridgestone RB-1 with original fork and it too has a long steerer.

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01-07-21, 05:51 PM
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Views: 899
Posted By rjhammett

As requested here is a picture of my Holdsworth...

As requested here is a picture of my Holdsworth Professional.

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01-06-21, 10:43 PM
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Views: 899
Posted By rjhammett

Nice looking bike. I own a Holdsworth...

Nice looking bike. I own a Holdsworth Professional 'creamsicle'.
01-04-21, 04:49 PM
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Posted By rjhammett

It's a UX-10. UX-10 were a PX-10 with clincher...

It's a UX-10. UX-10 were a PX-10 with clincher wheels. The fork is slightly different from a PX-10. I sold this one this past summer.

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Posted By rjhammett

There were also Sport and Sports. I have owned...

There were also Sport and Sports. I have owned two Grand Sports. I no longer own either of them. I thought they were just ok bikes. I expected more.
01-01-21, 10:25 PM
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Posted By rjhammett

My daughter has the nice bike (Raleigh Team...

My daughter has the nice bike (Raleigh Team Professional) but not the right jersey. I will need to work on that for her.
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01-01-21, 04:11 PM
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Views: 22,693
Posted By rjhammett

I agree with having the right jersey to go with a...

I agree with having the right jersey to go with a nice bike.

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01-01-21, 03:48 PM
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Views: 22,174
Posted By rjhammett

My daughter's Raleigh Team Professional. ...

My daughter's Raleigh Team Professional.
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01-01-21, 02:23 PM
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Views: 1,694
Posted By rjhammett

My goal for 2021 is to reduce the herd by a few...

My goal for 2021 is to reduce the herd by a few bikes.
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Views: 794
Posted By rjhammett

Generally, bikes of Reynolds 501 steel aren't...

Generally, bikes of Reynolds 501 steel aren't high end and don't have a lot of value. I have seen a few of these bikes locally in the $150 +- $50 range.
12-31-20, 10:21 AM
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Views: 831
Posted By rjhammett

Yes, Doug (Powdercoat Man) is who I use. He has...

Yes, Doug (Powdercoat Man) is who I use. He has done some great work for me.
12-30-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 22,693
Posted By rjhammett

Aluminum bikes. They are not allowed in my house....

Aluminum bikes. They are not allowed in my house. I have owned an aluminum road bike and an aluminum mountain bike. Couldn't get rid of them fast enough.
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