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07-13-18, 04:43 AM
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Posted By parken

Gran Sport rd was designed for half-step not for...

Gran Sport rd was designed for half-step not for cross-over gearing (max 3 to 5 T difference on the front chain rings).
06-21-18, 02:40 AM
Replies: 22
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Posted By parken

I would replace the spacer ring with a 1mm...

I would replace the spacer ring with a 1mm regular toothed washer.
01-01-18, 12:15 PM
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Posted By parken

You can download the updates for free too!

You can download the updates for free too!
01-01-18, 03:45 AM
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Posted By parken

This is by far the best SLC I've used: ...

This is by far the best SLC I've used:

https://www.wheelpro.co.uk/spokecalc/

and btw the book is fantastic too
01-01-18, 03:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 942
Posted By parken

Yes, that's the connection I used (I'm a member...

Yes, that's the connection I used (I'm a member of that forum too). I'll let you know.
And, yes at Gios they excluded categorically that mine is one of their frames .-(
12-31-17, 03:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 942
Posted By parken

Thanks, I couldn't find much info besides an old...

Thanks, I couldn't find much info besides an old catalog and the fact that they were subcontractors for Colner but I gave it a try and I contacted Gaetano Romani. Lets see what comes out...
12-30-17, 09:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 942
Posted By parken

They actually kindly replied almost right away to...

They actually kindly replied almost right away to my inquire: apparently at the beginning of the Brooklyn team era they used several BB types (including the one that I have in my frame) and only...
12-29-17, 01:54 PM
Replies: 19
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Posted By parken

Thank you again to point that frame out, I had...

Thank you again to point that frame out, I had never seen those BB cutouts it is unlikely that another frame-builder used them imho, but maybe they used external frame-builders.
I'll write to Gios,...
12-29-17, 11:58 AM
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Views: 942
Posted By parken

that unfortunately doesn't fit…

that unfortunately doesn't fit…
12-29-17, 11:39 AM
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Posted By parken

Thank you very, very much!:thumb:

Thank you very, very much!:thumb:
12-28-17, 03:47 PM
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Views: 942
Posted By parken

Thanks Bill, I appreciate. I have spent quite...

Thanks Bill, I appreciate.
I have spent quite some time on velo-retro with no luck; the cuts are similar but not identical to those I've seen on some Giuseppe Pelà frames (this is is also likely...
12-28-17, 03:18 PM
Replies: 19
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Posted By parken

No, no serial number anywhere… There is indeed...

No, no serial number anywhere…
There is indeed a 6 stamped on the BB shell and on the internal side of the left dropout (maybe the size, 56 or the year of manufacture, 1976) but noting more.
12-28-17, 02:44 PM
Replies: 19
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Posted By parken

Please help me identify this 70s (Italian) frame...

Do these BB cuts suggest you anything?


It belongs to a (late?) 70s lightweight frame that I acquired recently, to be completed with campy Nuovo record and Modolo Professional parts…
04-28-17, 04:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,132
Posted By parken

nope, you need a specific asymmetric axle,...

nope, you need a specific asymmetric axle, different in length for cranksets make before or after 1978...
03-21-17, 08:54 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By parken

fixie nonsense...

fixie nonsense...
03-03-17, 04:15 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By parken

most likely not a F.Moser but a Moser, a small...

most likely not a F.Moser but a Moser, a small producer distinct from and existing before the former
03-01-17, 09:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 470
Posted By parken

It's actually a bit more complicated: several...

It's actually a bit more complicated: several cogs were produced in two of three variants (A, B and C) and according to Campagnolo specifications each specific variant should be used in a given...
06-03-16, 07:31 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By parken

yep, that's it

yep, that's it
06-02-16, 11:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 683
Posted By parken

Sort of... they have internal bearings that are...

Sort of...
they have internal bearings that are engaged when you upshift and disengaged when you downshift, with a friction-only mechanism as a consequence
06-02-16, 01:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 765
Posted By parken

34T was rated as the smallest comfortable...

34T was rated as the smallest comfortable chainring for the cyclone by Frank Berto back in the 80s524898
05-18-16, 07:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 869
Posted By parken

Well, that depends on the number of rear cogs,...

Well, that depends on the number of rear cogs, with a 5 speed FW 52-47 can make a beautiful half step (http://www.gear-calculator.com/?GR=DERS&KB=47,52&RZ=13,16,19,23,28&UF=2240&TF=90&SL=2.6&UN=KMH)....
05-18-16, 02:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 869
Posted By parken

actually half step gearing is designed to obtain...

actually half step gearing is designed to obtain closer increments by shifting "half" step with the front chainrings, before shifting "full" step with the rear cogs, so you should use more often the...
05-07-16, 06:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 602
Posted By parken

Nothing to add besides that the second generation...

Nothing to add besides that the second generation c record RD works fairly well in friction mode, particularly with the Doppler levers for which it was designed.
05-02-16, 06:32 AM
Replies: 37
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Posted By parken

Superbe collection of ridden bikes!

Superbe collection of ridden bikes!
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Views: 2,097
Posted By parken

I'm not sure of what you mean with a set of campy...

I'm not sure of what you mean with a set of campy tools but you have got a fair deal and a superior bike to ride "for a long time to come".
If you have the chance ask the original owner if he had...
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Posted By parken

why does the exact year matter to you? For a...

why does the exact year matter to you? For a period correct restoration you have got all the info you need...
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Views: 2,097
Posted By parken

It might be a custom made frame as internal cable...

It might be a custom made frame as internal cable routing was provided on requests for custom made frames (I have learned that from a guy that ordered a bike back in the 80s at the Cusano factory)
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Views: 2,097
Posted By parken

You do not deserve this reply and I'm not going...

You do not deserve this reply and I'm not going to argue with you any longer; yours is 1987 'cose is identical to one of mine which was dated by Damiano De Rosa.
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Posted By parken

Yours is 1987

Yours is 1987
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Posted By parken

I dream derosas too

I dream derosas too
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Posted By parken

in 1986 they introduced the bridgeless BB shel,...

in 1986 they introduced the bridgeless BB shel, this frame has the bridge
and btw your numbers are off too
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Posted By parken

Early 80, before 1986

Early 80, before 1986
02-12-16, 04:33 AM
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Posted By parken

It's not unusual to see NT hubs with a...

It's not unusual to see NT hubs with a lubrication port, all you need is a drill and a cover ring ;)
01-11-16, 12:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 785
Posted By parken

Definitely not c record, they have an entirely...

Definitely not c record, they have an entirely different saddle clamp head.
01-10-16, 03:05 PM
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Views: 785
Posted By parken

Victory/Triomphe aero sitpins had the same (very...

Victory/Triomphe aero sitpins had the same (very common) design too.
10-05-15, 01:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 788
Posted By parken

I'd have relaced the old hubs with new clinchers...

I'd have relaced the old hubs with new clinchers rims...
Anyway, I'm pretty sure that the SR rear derailleur will not handle a 10 or 11S cassette and I strongly doubt that a 9S will work either (not...
08-02-15, 02:28 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,506
Posted By parken

From what I see what you have there is a c-record...

From what I see what you have there is a c-record era frame, so you should be more period correct with c-record aero levers.
07-03-15, 02:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 662
Posted By parken

I've done it with hubs cones and it works; I see...

I've done it with hubs cones and it works; I see no reason why it shouldn't work with the headset's bearing races.
How will you assemble them for spinning?
06-30-15, 08:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,481
Posted By parken

That's it. There is a description of the...

That's it.
There is a description of the mechanical advantage of various brake lever models in Frank Berto's "Guide to upgrade your bike". I'll post a scan later.
06-24-15, 11:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,623
Posted By parken

Thanks, good to know! What about the fork?

Thanks, good to know!
What about the fork?
06-24-15, 05:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,623
Posted By parken

I take your word, I'm reporting what I read and I...

I take your word, I'm reporting what I read and I have no experience whatsoever on Shimano groups (I should have mentioned that).



I agree that the bb shell and brake bridge look (almost) right...
06-23-15, 11:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,623
Posted By parken

concerning a coherent built up: "mostframes...

concerning a coherent built up:

"mostframes built with this tubing were outfitted with Shimano Dura Ace AX, or less likely,600AX. Campagnolo did not have an aero group at the time and the Italian...
06-23-15, 11:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,623
Posted By parken

This is a very unusual frame and I would also be...

This is a very unusual frame and I would also be careful on its authenticity: what do you know of the history of this frame? Is it a prototipe built for some special reason?
There is also a De Rosa...
06-11-15, 08:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,048
Posted By parken

457294

457294
06-10-15, 12:16 AM
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Views: 1,195
Posted By parken

Here you go; in my experience SunTour figures are...

Here you go; in my experience SunTour figures are pretty conservative especially with middle/long cage derailleurs. Also be careful with the length of the hanger.
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06-08-15, 01:41 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,994
Posted By parken

Campy purists like myself consider vintage...

Campy purists like myself consider vintage anything before 1987 (the last year of Super Record).
05-18-15, 02:33 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,807
Posted By parken

Ultrasonic cleaning works by cavitation: tiny...

Ultrasonic cleaning works by cavitation: tiny local cavities form in solution, physically braking local assemblies of dirt particles. If surfaces are not smooth and compact (e.g. scratched or already...
04-25-15, 12:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 702
Posted By parken

In my exprerience diffences between JIS and old...

In my exprerience diffences between JIS and old campy standard are negligible; I have GS (82) cranks on a JIS spindle (for a triple conversion) and the fit is perfect.
04-10-15, 02:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 561
Posted By parken

Wise choice, by far the best retrofriction levers...

Wise choice, by far the best retrofriction levers ever made (by Simplex btw); I have tried Campy Doppler and SunTour racketing but the Simplex system is simply the best ;)
04-09-15, 01:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 561
Posted By parken

According to Campy's instructions that shouldn't...

According to Campy's instructions that shouldn't be the case (and btw, it should be convex sides both face inward):
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