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02-26-13, 10:23 PM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 175,548
Posted By Ferrite

That box of junk went out yesterday afternoon...

That box of junk went out yesterday afternoon 2/25/2013 and should arrive Thursday ready for the MD recycling station (except for the stuff i put in there :) ). I wish that box was bigger. couldn't...
02-24-13, 10:27 AM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 175,548
Posted By Ferrite

Hi all. Sorry about not responding. It's been a...

Hi all. Sorry about not responding. It's been a heavy work week. Got tha crap! ( 2/16/2013) And boy is it crap. Had to stop my self from recycling the whole box. I Will be sending the box out Monday.
11-15-12, 01:15 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,042
Posted By Ferrite

well I decided to strip it down and do a full...

well I decided to strip it down and do a full restoration. Came across a couple of issues. The seat tube is bent where the front derailleur was clamped so that will be the first fix. The rust has...
11-13-12, 08:23 PM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 175,548
Posted By Ferrite

I would like to be added. And I would like to...

I would like to be added. And I would like to fill that box up with some great crap. How big is the box? ;)
11-10-12, 07:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,042
Posted By Ferrite

I like your style. I also need a project. Well......

I like your style. I also need a project. Well... not really. Since someone said the parts aren't period correct I might just strip it down, clean everything up and part it out. TBD.
11-10-12, 07:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,042
Posted By Ferrite

Actually it is my size!! But I have too many...

Actually it is my size!! But I have too many bikes (Is that an oxymoron?) and I couldn't pass it up at the price even in the current condition. Yes the chrome is the biggest upset. would you get it...
11-10-12, 03:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,042
Posted By Ferrite

Cinelli Speciale Corsa find!!

Just picked this up at the local flea market. I think it's a 1968 but not sure. Should I strip it clean it lube it and put it back together or get it re-chromed and repaint it? There is a good amount...
Replies: 8
Views: 518
Posted By Ferrite

http://www.flickr.com/photos/huntermetal/690587235...

http://www.flickr.com/photos/huntermetal/6905872352/in/photostream/

Well the tire says 24" x 1" but I have never heard of this size. The rim doesn't measure 24" but more like 22". It is a NOS and...
Replies: 8
Views: 518
Posted By Ferrite

What size wheel is this?

This is a NOS mavic hub??? laced with flat spokes to mavic open 4 cd rim. anyone know what size it is? I want to list it on ebay. click on pic to see larger image. Thanks!
...
04-06-12, 05:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 851
Posted By Ferrite

what if the guy selling the bike bought it to...

what if the guy selling the bike bought it to flip from someone who stole it without knowing? hmmm... Tough situation. I like the address/biz card down the seat tube idea.
Replies: 5
Views: 692
Posted By Ferrite

Yep. Still have it. The frame is a little too...

Yep. Still have it. The frame is a little too small for me but I'm keeping it around for when I head to the hills for riding. Good to finally get some more info on this bike.

Any more info would...
02-21-11, 08:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,462
Posted By Ferrite

Not an expert but I would say it's an "84 with...

Not an expert but I would say it's an "84 with some substituted parts. Campy stickers were probably added by someone at sometime. Thats my guess.
10-16-10, 01:30 PM
Replies: 872
Views: 204,900
Posted By Ferrite

http://i939.photobucket.com/albums/ad231/unclewigl...

http://i939.photobucket.com/albums/ad231/unclewigly/Zunow/IMG_7411.jpg

http://i939.photobucket.com/albums/ad231/unclewigly/Zunow/IMG_7415.jpg
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10-16-10, 12:58 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,291,695
Posted By Ferrite

Wanted: DUra ace wh-7700 rear wheel ...

Wanted:

DUra ace wh-7700 rear wheel
Shimano Alfine or nexus 8 speed rear wheel 26" 32H or 36H or hub and shifter to replace the stolen one off of my Bianchi Milano.
Shimano nexus 3 speed rear...
09-20-10, 10:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,185
Posted By Ferrite

Have any pictures you would like to share?

Have any pictures you would like to share?
09-20-10, 10:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,185
Posted By Ferrite

I checked for the rifling after I stripped the...

I checked for the rifling after I stripped the paint and there is none. It does have a seam in the steer tube. The seat post size is 27....
09-19-10, 11:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,185
Posted By Ferrite

http://www.flickr.com/photos/meadowann/4999152549/...

http://www.flickr.com/photos/meadowann/4999152549/in/photostream/

Heres a link.
09-19-10, 11:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,185
Posted By Ferrite

http://www.flickr.com/photos/meadowann/4999152549/...

http://www.flickr.com/photos/meadowann/4999152549/in/photostream/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/meadowann/4999161881/in/photostream/lightbox/...
09-17-10, 07:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,185
Posted By Ferrite

just shows up as a square with a question mark...

just shows up as a square with a question mark when I do that. ???

http://www.flickr.com/photos/meadowann/4999758176/in/photostream/
09-17-10, 04:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,185
Posted By Ferrite

On second thought, HELP! I'm having problems this...

On second thought, HELP! I'm having problems this time.
09-17-10, 03:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,185
Posted By Ferrite

Thanks Neal! I'll try to add more images that...

Thanks Neal! I'll try to add more images that work.
09-17-10, 03:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,185
Posted By Ferrite

Mystery road bike??

Well I'm hoping someone will recognize this frame. It's pretty cool but too small for me. It's all chrome but was painted (repaint) when I got it and has no makers mark. Bottom bracket is 68, has...
08-15-10, 01:14 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,134
Posted By Ferrite

Couldn't agree more!! I got two! an "82 and a...

Couldn't agree more!! I got two! an "82 and a "90. Still can't decide which one is a sweeter ride.
08-15-10, 01:09 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,134
Posted By Ferrite

Well I have to say that after having 8 miyata's...

Well I have to say that after having 8 miyata's and 4 of them being miyata 1000's I agree that yes you could say that they are nothing special but this last Miyata 1000 I just got is Sweet and...
06-09-10, 11:52 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,123
Posted By Ferrite

Yeah! Send her over to straighten my forks and...

Yeah! Send her over to straighten my forks and tell me exactly what kind of bike I have. She looks like she knows a thing or two. Come on chop chop!!!
06-05-10, 11:56 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,123
Posted By Ferrite

OK. I know I can be stubborn so we'll just call...

OK. I know I can be stubborn so we'll just call this fork bent. I will take it off and have it checked by "someone" here. If it's not bent, you all owe me $5 and if it's bent you still owe me $5. PM...
06-05-10, 05:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,123
Posted By Ferrite

OK. I snapped a couple of side shots for you bent...

OK. I snapped a couple of side shots for you bent fork folk. AND!!!! to get an ID on this bike. Thanks so far.



http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4065/4673196336_136790d9ae_b.jpg...
06-05-10, 10:39 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,123
Posted By Ferrite

Forget about the fork its straight. I know how to...

Forget about the fork its straight. I know how to check it. Thanks anyways.

So any leads to the model and year of this bike? I'll post a better picture later today.
06-05-10, 12:02 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,123
Posted By Ferrite

Huh? The rear wheel is f"ed up but the frame is...

Huh? The rear wheel is f"ed up but the frame is straight and so are the forks. Am I missing something? Crappy pics don't help. Sorry about that.
06-04-10, 11:36 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,123
Posted By Ferrite

Bianchi Celeste. What is it?

So I picked this up today and did some research to find out what year and model but couldn't nail it. Anyone got some clues? It has columbus formula one tubing, Campy super record derailleurs and...
05-28-10, 11:51 PM
Replies: 20,303
Views: 3,429,332
Posted By Ferrite

That ebay seller bajajohn1959* ripped me off...

That ebay seller bajajohn1959* ripped me off $200+. what ever you do don't buy anything from him. I got a wheelset from him that was damaged in transit. Sent the wheels back AND NEVER GOT A REFUND!...
05-22-10, 05:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,945
Posted By Ferrite

Well I'm to blame for the pedals. It didn't come...

Well I'm to blame for the pedals. It didn't come with any so I just threw on some so I could ride it. I kept thinking they were going to take a chunk out of my leg.

By "Unfortunately" I meant it...
05-22-10, 03:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,945
Posted By Ferrite

Unfortunately it has a specialized stem. Size is...

Unfortunately it has a specialized stem. Size is 63 which is about a cm too big for me but it seems to fit me fine when I'm riding it. Not bad for $75. I'm also suspicious of the front forks not...
05-22-10, 03:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,945
Posted By Ferrite

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4013/4629646291_edd...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4013/4629646291_edd9dd9032_b.jpg
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3361/4629649785_91b9d6c868_b.jpg
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3399/4629654541_be94994cb0_b.jpg...
05-22-10, 03:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,945
Posted By Ferrite

Greg Lemond Coors light questions.

I just picked up aone of these at a garage sale this morning and wanted to get a little more info on it. What I'm guessing so far from what I've been able to dig up is it's a 1989 culumbus TSX frame...
05-02-10, 09:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 731
Posted By Ferrite

Well that's stupid. I would expect more from...

Well that's stupid. I would expect more from Shimano especially for there top end stuff.
05-01-10, 06:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 731
Posted By Ferrite

Thanks for the responses. I know it's not the...

Thanks for the responses. I know it's not the cables or housing or derailleur because it does it when not connected to anything. It's definetly the shifters. I will try the degreaser solution and see...
05-01-10, 06:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,687
Posted By Ferrite

OK here are some pictures. Let me know what you...

OK here are some pictures. Let me know what you think.

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4067/4569729176_a3bf978283_b.jpg
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3470/4569088395_5dbc13a314_b.jpg...
05-01-10, 06:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,687
Posted By Ferrite

Seems like replacing the seat tube would be the...

Seems like replacing the seat tube would be the easiest tube to replace. I'll post pics in a couple of mins.
Forum: Framebuilders
05-01-10, 12:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,401
Posted By Ferrite

www.rocklobstercycles.com

www.rocklobstercycles.com
Forum: Framebuilders
05-01-10, 12:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,401
Posted By Ferrite

There is also Paul Sadoff of Rock Lobster cycles...

There is also Paul Sadoff of Rock Lobster cycles in Santa Cruz, CA, USA. I believe he specializes in aluminum frames and his stuff is top quality. Highly recommended.
04-30-10, 11:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,687
Posted By Ferrite

Ross signature Jim Redcay Mountain bike. Is it worth restoring? Force I 386

Last weekend I picked up one of these and it was in pretty funky condition with gold rims, duck tapped seat and a bungie cord holding something together, and some rust. It needs everything done to it...
04-30-10, 11:11 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,741
Posted By Ferrite

Huh? Anyways thanks everyone for the...

Huh?

Anyways thanks everyone for the insight. However pedantic my question might have sounded. I wasn't expecting to come back and see 70+ posts. Some with actual information. It's interesting...
04-28-10, 12:59 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,994
Posted By Ferrite

I believe Zunow bicycles is still around....

I believe Zunow bicycles is still around. www.zunow.net I can't navagate the site but I've seen newer models on it.
04-28-10, 12:24 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,741
Posted By Ferrite

I am a metal smith with an addiction to vintage...

I am a metal smith with an addiction to vintage steel bikes. So yes!

So you say you heard something being advertised as alloy. When was the first time you heard it?

One thing me and my friend...
04-27-10, 11:58 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,741
Posted By Ferrite

What's with calling aluminum "ALLOY" instead of aluminum alloy?

Hi all. I'm just curious about this. I was talking with my friend who has been in the bike industry for the last 20 years and the outcome was "who knows".

Technically alloy means a mixture of...
04-27-10, 11:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,416
Posted By Ferrite

I have some mavic bull horns that seem to bee...

I have some mavic bull horns that seem to bee factory drilled for the aero stuff and I have some others that have held up for 20+ years with light usage. I have had the same concerns and I just don't...
04-27-10, 11:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 731
Posted By Ferrite

Dura Ace STI shifters. Tough shifting.

I have a set of 7700 DA shifters I bought used and the right shifter is much harder to shift than it should be. I was told that as they wear the shifting action requires more force to get it to shift...
04-18-10, 12:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,169
Posted By Ferrite

I have the same model and it's not the splined...

I have the same model and it's not the splined triple butted tubing. Just triple butted. Not to say that Splineless is less though.
Forum: Framebuilders
04-13-10, 11:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,209
Posted By Ferrite

Any recommendations as to which tools I should...

Any recommendations as to which tools I should buy? And which manufacturer? I am thinking I need a BB tap and facer, a seat tube reamer???, A head tube facer and reamer and a steerer die and holder....
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