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06-26-21, 08:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,073
Posted By Andy Antipas

Freewheel Change out

For those who might be horrified by the Shimano freewheel on my Molteni replica, I have since changed it out to a Regina!

Balance was returned to the FORCE!

Cheers,

Andy
06-26-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,073
Posted By Andy Antipas

1973 Colnago Super Molteni Replica

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06-18-21, 03:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 833
Posted By Andy Antipas

100 mile update

I have 100 miles on the bike since I finished building it last weekend, and it has been great. The bike tracks straight as an arrow, is easy to ride no hands, but is very nimble. The CLB brakes have...
06-14-21, 07:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 833
Posted By Andy Antipas

Doug Fattic Build

As mentioned previously, I have gotten to know Doug Fattic. Doug's daughter, son-in-law, and grand daughter live in Durango, CO. It is a small world! Last fall Doug let me try one of his older frames...
05-05-21, 06:07 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 18,526
Posted By Andy Antipas

I have a few blue bikes............ ...

I have a few blue bikes............


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c1988 Eddy Merckx Century...
03-26-21, 06:57 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 13,897
Posted By Andy Antipas

1979 De Rosa

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03-23-21, 07:16 AM
Replies: 2,846
Views: 704,755
Posted By Andy Antipas

1957 Peugeot PL-50 Restoration

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03-22-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 6,401
Posted By Andy Antipas

I'm a sinner as well

Circa 2000 Voodoo Wazoo CX and now gravel bike. TIG welded, thread less HS, and 8 speed Campy Ergo.....

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03-06-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 3,477
Views: 838,492
Posted By Andy Antipas

1957 Peugeot PL-50

Separate thread for this restoration, but its French and thought it should be included here for posterity.

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03-04-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 961
Posted By Andy Antipas

I didn't do a thread on my PX50. I have attached...

I didn't do a thread on my PX50. I have attached some photos for comparison. I was able to revive the original paint on the PX-50 and I made component upgrades because most of the components were...
03-03-21, 10:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 961
Posted By Andy Antipas

I think your frame is older than mine because the...

I think your frame is older than mine because the shifter lever boss is on the top tube. It appears that maybe you might be able to deep clean and polish the frame? Also, it uses a different style...
03-03-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 961
Posted By Andy Antipas

1957 Peugeot PL-50

Just finished restoring this poor mans cyclo-touring bicycle. I purchased it a couple of years ago off eBay France. The bike was more or less complete, but in a fairly sad state. It had a Simplex...
03-01-21, 09:25 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 23,006
Posted By Andy Antipas

c1963 Masi Special

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02-18-21, 09:48 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,555
Posted By Andy Antipas

Tufo Tape

Tufo tape holds strong. When I tape a tire on, I leave approximately one inch of the rim opposite the valve stem without Tufo tape. I carry a small slotted screwdriver in my tire sock. On the very...
02-17-21, 07:25 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,555
Posted By Andy Antipas

tubulars are great

Jeff, When I quite racing 30 years ago, I got rid of all my tubular wheels. However, as I got into collecting and restoring bikes, I have most of my bikes back on tubulars for two reasons and with...
01-21-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 640
Posted By Andy Antipas

53cm Faggin Frameset for Sale

For your consideration, is what I believe is a late 1980s Faggin Frameset. I bought it to restore/refinish. However, I have decided to move this frame on. I need to thin the herd. The seat tube...
01-07-21, 09:53 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 14,723
Posted By Andy Antipas

1979 De Rosa

I finished building this bike right before Christmas. The roads are too dirty around here. So the ride report will have to wait till spring. I have a Coppi, Colnago, Pinarello, Gios, and I like them...
12-25-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,459
Posted By Andy Antipas

1979 De Rosa

Not under the tree, but built up just in time for Christmas. The roads are too dirty for the maiden voyage, and will have to wait for spring....
12-17-20, 08:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,115
Posted By Andy Antipas

1984 Team Pro

I have had mine for over 20 years. It was the first bike in my collection. They are lovely bikes, but I don't think they are rare?
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12-04-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,876
Posted By Andy Antipas

Unfortunately, I don't have any useful advice for...

Unfortunately, I don't have any useful advice for the OP. Horse trading.....

However, since andy k weighed in on gugie post, I need to respond. I sent the following in a private message to...
12-02-20, 08:59 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 28,153
Posted By Andy Antipas

c1992 Ti LeMond

Here is my circa 1992 Titanium LeMond built by Clark-Kent.

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11-29-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 115,075
Posted By Andy Antipas

Doug Fattic Frame in the Raw

Though he lives in Michigan and I live in Colorado, I have had the pleasure of getting to know Doug Fattic who is also a regular here on C&V. Turns out Doug's daughter/son-in-law and new grand...
11-06-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 115,075
Posted By Andy Antipas

Here are my current American built bicycles

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1977 Davidson custom...
11-03-20, 09:00 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 20,711
Posted By Andy Antipas

1976 Teledyne Titan

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11-03-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 30,225
Posted By Andy Antipas

Oliver

7 months old and your typical Labrador.

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10-28-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,022
Posted By Andy Antipas

Universal 51s

I have two bikes with these brakes. An early 60's Galmozzi and Masi, which I built as period correct as I could. They work ok for me on old school tubular rims. The original Universal brake pads have...
10-02-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 20,069
Posted By Andy Antipas

1973 Colnago Eddy Merckx Molteni

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09-08-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 710
Posted By Andy Antipas

Vitus carbone 7

No. It is solid. I don't know why the carbon stay is short there. I have been riding the bike for 8 years with no issues.
09-08-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 710
Posted By Andy Antipas

For Sale Vitus Carbone 7 54cm

Lowered price. Time to move this bike on to a new home. I'm out of shop space and I have other projects I would like to move on to. I have owned it for 8 years and it is excellent condition. Smooth...
09-01-20, 08:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,047
Posted By Andy Antipas

Serotta Colorado 2

I have owned my Colorado 2 since 1992 and it was my primary bike for many years. It is my favorite riding steel bike and I have a bunch of nice ones. It has an amazingly smooth ride even with narrow...
08-16-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 775
Posted By Andy Antipas

Pram

AndyK that is pretty cool! Love the suspension system.
08-12-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 7,854
Posted By Andy Antipas

Dan is a friend and knowledgable bike geek, and I...

Dan is a friend and knowledgable bike geek, and I usually try to stay out of these discussions.........

However, it all comes down to individual perspectives and experience. Newer is not always...
07-21-20, 08:49 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 15,113
Posted By Andy Antipas

84 Nuovo Mexico. Looks Great. Rides Great. ...

84 Nuovo Mexico. Looks Great. Rides Great.

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07-19-20, 04:56 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 12,802
Posted By Andy Antipas

AndyK can one bike out of my 20+ fleet...

AndyK can one bike out of my 20+ fleet demonstrate I can be flexible?
Probably not..... One cannot change their stripes.
07-19-20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 12,802
Posted By Andy Antipas

Hodge Podgery

AndyK comes up with the best threads and I'm a huge Monty Python fan......

I'm a purest and I usually restore/build bikes that are period correct and ride them that way as God and Tullio intended....
04-05-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 23,780
Posted By Andy Antipas

More roads around Durango

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La Plata Mountains...
03-31-20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 16,162
Posted By Andy Antipas

Colnago and Gios

Not sure. Red or Blue?

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1983 Colnago Mexico
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03-31-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 23,780
Posted By Andy Antipas

County Roads Around Durango Colorado

La Plata County Road 205 located northwest of town.

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La Plata County Road...
03-04-20, 10:16 PM
Replies: 1,155
Views: 124,148
Posted By Andy Antipas

Bluebird Day in Durango

Picture is from Baker's Bridge, which is about 13 miles north of Durango and is a locally famous movie location from Newman and Redford's "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid".
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03-04-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 23,006
Posted By Andy Antipas

c1963

Freshly restored circa 1963 Masi Special

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02-09-20, 10:02 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,039
Posted By Andy Antipas

c1963 Masi Special

I bought the frame over 4 years ago and, the frame had lead a hard life, the original fork was missing, and a previous owner had modern braze-ons installed. The goal was to return the frame to its...
01-31-20, 06:15 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,515
Posted By Andy Antipas

Lemond and Gitane

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01-31-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,515
Posted By Andy Antipas

French Blue

Blue - 1984 Gitane Team

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01-19-20, 05:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,171
Posted By Andy Antipas

Radios 16

The headlight is a period piece made by "Radios" and it is a model 16.

Here is a picture of the taillight. I haven't been able to determine the manufacturer.
...
01-19-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,171
Posted By Andy Antipas

Helyett

Thank you everyone for the kind words. It has been a fun project and I look forward to putting some miles on it.

The handlebars are unmarked aluminum randonneuse bend bars. I bought them from...
01-19-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,171
Posted By Andy Antipas

1951 Helyett cyclotouring

I purchased the frame/fork (VITUS tubing) from French eBay. They came with MAFAC brakes, cyclo derailleurs, racks, HS, and BB. The frame and fork weigh a hair over 6 pounds, and the bike weighs 26.6...
11-02-19, 11:01 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,262
Posted By Andy Antipas

Pinarello with Fenders

Hey Jeff, Maybe a little Italian number with fenders will peak your fender interest?
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09-04-19, 09:27 PM
Replies: 1,155
Views: 124,148
Posted By Andy Antipas

Native Art

Just south of Durango Colorado is the Southern Ute Reservation where there are some quiet roads to ride on. This afternoon I rode past some new yard art protected by a new chainlink fence.
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08-13-19, 03:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,359
Posted By Andy Antipas

Andy K Pinarello

Here is the former Andy_K Pinarello. It now lives with my Red Colnago in Durango as my Italian fender bike for those wet riding days. It also rides as good as it looks. Thank you from one Andy to...
08-13-19, 02:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,359
Posted By Andy Antipas

Restored Colnago Nuovo Mexico in Saronni Red

I restored this frame a couple of years ago. Drillium Dude Jeff dates the frame from around 1984 because the down tube has 4 crimps in it vs. 2 crimps for the original 1983 Nuovo Mexicos. Jeff...
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