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Posted By Mackers

Crank is C-Record gen 2, front derailleur very...

Crank is C-Record gen 2, front derailleur very likely is as well, rear derailleur looks like Chorus, Ergopowers may be Record or Chorus, looks like the aluminum bodied gen 1, does the brake release...
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Views: 631
Posted By Mackers

That's a Xenon rear derailleur, likely the right...

That's a Xenon rear derailleur, likely the right Ergopower is too.

Or as one lbs once called it, Nonex.
02-07-21, 01:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 347
Posted By Mackers

Then you got upgraded (in the bolt department.) ...

Then you got upgraded (in the bolt department.)

The Century gray finish was Centaur 2005-2006 only.

The last of the "good" Centaur.
02-07-21, 12:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 347
Posted By Mackers

Hub is Daytona. Black plastic pinch collar...

Hub is Daytona.

Black plastic pinch collar with Allen bolt.

The Centaur is identical but has the cheap phillips head screw.

Record and Chorus have the nice machined aluminum pinch collar.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-21, 04:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,775
Posted By Mackers

Once again I am thankful for the 5 posts a day...

Once again I am thankful for the 5 posts a day limit.
01-29-21, 08:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 389
Posted By Mackers

I'd say he needs attention more than anything...

I'd say he needs attention more than anything else.
Replies: 14
Views: 722
Posted By Mackers

1st gen C-Record crank set in great condition,...

1st gen C-Record crank set in great condition, 1st gen Record Ergos with the aluminum bodies.
Just as desirable as the Deltas.
Chorus rear derailleur. Not sure about the front derailleur, might be...
01-14-21, 01:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 430
Posted By Mackers

Maybe I should add that Park Tool somewhat...

Maybe I should add that Park Tool somewhat regularly updates their conversion tables with new spokes. It may be worth a look.

Also you should try and find a copy of Spocalc somewhere if you have...
01-14-21, 01:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 430
Posted By Mackers

nds is what it is, it's determined mainly by hub...

nds is what it is, it's determined mainly by hub geometry.
With modern hubs 50-55% is about the best you can ask for.
A basic rule of thumb would be to divide the ds flange to centre distance by...
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Views: 393
Posted By Mackers

Worth mentioning that the pinch nut is not...

Worth mentioning that the pinch nut is not original.
01-12-21, 03:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 574
Posted By Mackers

My vote would now go to early 90s Superissimo. It...

My vote would now go to early 90s Superissimo. It has chromed Master lugs, internal brake cable, a second pair of bottle bosses and rounded seat stay caps. Thing is, with those features it should no...
01-11-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 574
Posted By Mackers

SLX tubing would mean you have a Conic. (one...

SLX tubing would mean you have a Conic.
(one step below the Master at the time but rarer)
01-11-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 574
Posted By Mackers

If it's SL it's not a Mexico, easy enough. ...

If it's SL it's not a Mexico, easy enough.

Looks like an early to mid 80s refinished Super.
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Views: 805
Posted By Mackers

Well, there was that time that Campagnolo...

Well, there was that time that Campagnolo introduced Centaur as a MTB group.
I think it had a 7 speed cassette body as well as a freewheel option.

Centaur road started at 9 speed.
01-06-21, 11:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 395
Posted By Mackers

Centaur or Euclid.

Centaur or Euclid.
Replies: 17
Views: 805
Posted By Mackers

There's no such thing as an 8 speed Centaur hub...

There's no such thing as an 8 speed Centaur hub though.
01-03-21, 11:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,398
Posted By Mackers

Actually a B-stay Dream should come with a 1 1/8...

Actually a B-stay Dream should come with a 1 1/8 fork.
01-03-21, 03:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,398
Posted By Mackers

Better double check that headset size and match...

Better double check that headset size and match it with the required fork size :)

Any crank-appropriate Shimano ITA 36x24T bottom bracket will fit.
12-17-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 456
Posted By Mackers

You will exceed the 33T wrap capacity of the SR...

You will exceed the 33T wrap capacity of the SR rear derailleur.
12-05-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 323
Posted By Mackers

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

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20201205_164944_d4b888ca54e1c7526578f151d27da2108b474fd6.jpg
Unicorn?
12-05-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 323
Posted By Mackers

I have a NIB fluted script Super Record 4051 in...

I have a NIB fluted script Super Record 4051 in 26.4mm but it's the two bolt version.
11-30-20, 12:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 631
Posted By Mackers

Right. So where did my 9S Centaur come from?

Right.

So where did my 9S Centaur come from?
11-28-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 311
Posted By Mackers

Maybe BF reformats links, your link has the same...

Maybe BF reformats links, your link has the same problem.

Trying this as www classicrendezvous com (which does work.)

Lightweight Classic Vintage bicycles (http://www.classicrendezvous.com)
...
11-25-20, 04:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 631
Posted By Mackers

You have an old 9S front derailleur (on the...

You have an old 9S front derailleur (on the left).

As Campagnolo and now you found out, it will not reliably shift a 16 tooth difference (which is why the early square taper compacts came with...
Replies: 5
Views: 686
Posted By Mackers

Is that a cracked headset cup? If so I would...

Is that a cracked headset cup?

If so I would check the frame for collision damage.
Actually I would always check for collision damage :)
11-14-20, 05:49 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 49,909
Posted By Mackers

So I have a little time to build a wheel set this...

So I have a little time to build a wheel set this weekend.

Silver Records on silver Reflex rims or Black Records on Nemesis rims?
11-12-20, 02:39 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 49,909
Posted By Mackers

Decided to give the Century another try, had to...

Decided to give the Century another try, had to replace the headset so thought I'd install a Time fork to see if I could remove the sluggish feel I perceived with the Merckx fork.

Opologies for...
11-12-20, 01:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,081
Posted By Mackers

A Super wouldn't have the chromed lugs, not to...

A Super wouldn't have the chromed lugs, not to mention the highly unusual fully chromed rear triangle.

Unless the frame has been refinished in which case all bets are off :)
11-11-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,081
Posted By Mackers

Superissimo but fork may be older.

Superissimo but fork may be older.
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Views: 1,159
Posted By Mackers

No, but it says a little bit about the tubeset...

No, but it says a little bit about the tubeset the bike was built with.

27.2 mm means butted tubing so a higher quality tubeset than straight gauge at least.
Replies: 21
Views: 1,159
Posted By Mackers

26.8 sounds more like Ælle than SL to me t.b.h.

26.8 sounds more like Ælle than SL to me t.b.h.
Replies: 21
Views: 1,159
Posted By Mackers

It is definitely a Martelly. The clovers are...

It is definitely a Martelly.

The clovers are the wrong shape and size for them to belong to a Colnago.

(saw the bike on MP earlier today)
11-04-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 49,909
Posted By Mackers

So what does color code TBR indicate? T...

So what does color code TBR indicate?

T something Blue Red?

And thank you so much for the incredible useful information!
10-29-20, 01:30 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 49,909
Posted By Mackers

Thanks for clarifying the odd color scheme, but...

Thanks for clarifying the odd color scheme, but could they also have rechromed the frame? I've looked at tons of pctures of Century frames but have found none with chromed seat stays like mine.
10-27-20, 12:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 455
Posted By Mackers

Campagnolo in their wisdom put the hidden bolt...

Campagnolo in their wisdom put the hidden bolt hole at 113mm instead of 110mm
All 5-arm Campy chain rings have this "feature" except the first Veloce and Centaur square taper compacts.

Regular...
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Views: 860
Posted By Mackers

https://www.marktplaats.nl/a/fietsen-en-brommers/f...

https://www.marktplaats.nl/a/fietsen-en-brommers/fietsen-racefietsen/m1583274210-colnago-master-olympic-art-decor-competition.html?c=08c285449651fa109c354bbabe740c1b&previousPage=lr
10-24-20, 04:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 336
Posted By Mackers

Yes, I'm sure. The SR cups don't need seals...

Yes, I'm sure.
The SR cups don't need seals because the SR cranks come with ceramic bearings that aren't sensitive to dust and moisture.
And who needs all that extra drag from those seals anyway :)...
10-24-20, 01:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 336
Posted By Mackers

SR cups don't come with seals, regular cups do. ...

SR cups don't come with seals, regular cups do.

You want the seals.
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Views: 860
Posted By Mackers

You already have a €900 offer on it which is more...

You already have a €900 offer on it which is more than it's worth i.m.o.
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Views: 811
Posted By Mackers

Unless buyer is a fan I really don't think it...

Unless buyer is a fan I really don't think it matters all that much.
It's not as if the bike's in its original Suntoury state anyway.

Gotta ask though, are those really Chorus Ergopowers?
As far...
10-17-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 422
Posted By Mackers

Marchisio were the last to still make them but...

Marchisio were the last to still make them but they went out of business a few years ago.
Bought a bunch of them at the time but by now have forgotten where I put them :)

Still have an original...
10-17-20, 01:35 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 49,909
Posted By Mackers

Reynolds tubing would explain a lot. I really...

Reynolds tubing would explain a lot. I really never enjoyed the ride of this frame, which is why it's been in storage for most of the time that I've owned it. Odd colour scheme which makes me think...
10-16-20, 04:37 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 49,909
Posted By Mackers

D A 9174 M F 2533 (possibly H F 2533)

D A 9174
M F 2533 (possibly H F 2533)
Replies: 17
Views: 1,038
Posted By Mackers

A Klein is not what you are looking for if you're...

A Klein is not what you are looking for if you're after a cushy ride, and doubly so if you have to compromise on fit.

Is it worth the money? If I found one in decent shape in my size, yes I'd pay...
10-03-20, 01:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 808
Posted By Mackers

Crono F20

Crono F20
Forum: For Sale
09-22-20, 03:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 669
Posted By Mackers

Looks more like a triple to me.

Looks more like a triple to me.
09-05-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,687
Posted By Mackers

Yeah, except the real Shimano 8000 is a different...

Yeah, except the real Shimano 8000 is a different model than the one on Ebay.

If the Ebay version were the real deal it'd be the 6800....
09-05-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,687
Posted By Mackers

Yeah. these are quite plentiful on Aliexpress,...

Yeah. these are quite plentiful on Aliexpress, except over there they are careful not to mention Shimano at all, just that they're SPD-SL compatible.
The Ebay guy however does mention Shimano in the...
Replies: 40
Views: 1,807
Posted By Mackers

I get a feeling he saw the bike listed on Ebay...

I get a feeling he saw the bike listed on Ebay but decided it was a good idea to cut out Ebay in exchange for a price cut.
Replies: 40
Views: 1,807
Posted By Mackers

If it was sold to you as a genuine de Rosa you...

If it was sold to you as a genuine de Rosa you should return it to the seller and demand a refund.
Ebay will be on your side.
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