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02-24-12, 08:21 AM
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Posted By BigHarv

Ok, so I have changed the tyres. Decided to match...

Ok, so I have changed the tyres. Decided to match the blue with a set of Veloflex Master 23s as suggested by "Gomango". Made a huge difference.

Cleaned her up as much as I could.

I ordered and...
02-11-12, 08:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,064
Posted By BigHarv

LOL Have had heaps of negative comments about...

LOL
Have had heaps of negative comments about the stem. (-: I had never even thought about it till now. I guess you just get used to something. Looking forward to putting on new water bottle, tyres...
02-11-12, 01:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,064
Posted By BigHarv

I found a classic Shimano Dura-Ace HS-7400 stem...

I found a classic Shimano Dura-Ace HS-7400 stem which is still in the original packaging. Will be collecting it on Monday. Paid a sh*t load for it but hoping it's worth it.
02-10-12, 09:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,064
Posted By BigHarv

LOL Not really. Someone mentioned to me that...

LOL
Not really. Someone mentioned to me that the old style gear levers had a name along the lines of "death levers" because you tend to wobble every time you change gears. I kinda get that but I...
02-07-12, 07:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,064
Posted By BigHarv

Thanks shel, I will have a look at the Nitto....

Thanks shel,
I will have a look at the Nitto. What I really want to know is which stem would have been used at that time. And more importantly, where do you get one?

Regards
Hugh
02-07-12, 05:42 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,064
Posted By BigHarv

Appreciate the response. For now I'm going to...

Appreciate the response. For now I'm going to keep the paint original, but not entirely convinced. It may be original but I think it has faded significantly and I find the colours weak. I need to...
02-07-12, 05:39 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,064
Posted By BigHarv

Hi Gomango I'm interested to know what you...

Hi Gomango

I'm interested to know what you think about the saddle. I have done a few 40 mile plus trips with no issues whatsoever. You mentioned the options for upgrades for the saddle. I'm very...
02-07-12, 01:47 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,064
Posted By BigHarv

Pics of bike after elbow grease applied

I have spent quite some time cleaning the bike with amazing results. I still need to get a new stem and have ordered a set of Veloflex Master 23s as suggested by "Gomango". Master 22's are apparently...
02-07-12, 01:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,064
Posted By BigHarv

BEAUTIFUL!!!!! That is absolutely...

BEAUTIFUL!!!!!

That is absolutely stunning!!!

Very interested to see your friend has exactly that same bottle holder as me. I assume that came with the bike?

PLEASE could you tell me where...
02-06-12, 08:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,064
Posted By BigHarv

Hi gomango I love her. I have been blown...

Hi gomango

I love her. I have been blown away by the smoothness of this bike after so many years. I am amazed at the comments re the paintwork. Perhaps after a while you get used to the paintwork...
02-06-12, 08:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,064
Posted By BigHarv

Thanks RM I took the bike out yesterday and...

Thanks RM

I took the bike out yesterday and spent a couple of hours working on the chrome. The spots which I thought were the chrome coming off were actually easily removed, and I agree, there is...
02-05-12, 11:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,064
Posted By BigHarv

Do i keep my daccordi with the original gear change on the frame or do i modernise?

I am looking at doing a re-spray of my Daccordi frame which is 23 years old. I am looking to go black/gun metal gray shades.

The bike currently rides like a dream. It is faultless and I do the...
02-05-12, 11:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,432
Posted By BigHarv

I was wondering why I had the stem and remembered...

I was wondering why I had the stem and remembered I used to use the bike for triathlons some time ago. I used a very peculiar set of handlebars which the stem was designed for. I think the stem was...
02-05-12, 07:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,432
Posted By BigHarv

(-: I'd never really even considered the...

(-:

I'd never really even considered the stem, but you are not the first to say so. That settles that....new stem to be purchased.
02-05-12, 07:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,432
Posted By BigHarv

The Shimano derailleur is a RD 7402 which was...

The Shimano derailleur is a RD 7402 which was produced from 1989 - 1996.
http://velobase.com/ViewComponent.aspx?ID=b9be2fb8-66f2-42ba-985d-a2fe24e8c20d&Enum=108
RD-7402 (8spd)
HB-7402 8spd...
02-05-12, 06:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,432
Posted By BigHarv

Thanks guys. Really appreciate the comments. Will...

Thanks guys. Really appreciate the comments. Will do some research.
01-28-12, 09:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,432
Posted By BigHarv

Thank you. Appreciate the info.

Thank you. Appreciate the info.
01-27-12, 10:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,432
Posted By BigHarv

HELP: Looking to restore Daccordi Designer

I have added a few pics of the bike which is approximately 21 - 23 years old. I'm hoping someone knows a bit about the bike; year, model and any other relevant info. I'm hoping to restore but...
Forum: Introductions
01-27-12, 09:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 589
Posted By BigHarv

Pics of Daccordi Designer

I have added a few pics of the bike which is approximately 21 - 23 years old. I'm hoping someone knows a bit about the bike; year, model and any other relevant info. I'm hoping to restore but...
Forum: Introductions
01-27-12, 10:37 AM
Forum: Introductions
01-26-12, 11:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 589
Posted By BigHarv

Looking to restore a Daccordi Designer

Hi All
Inherited a "Daccordi Designer" from my late father-in-law. Not sure of the bike details as it has been in the garage for the last 15 years not being used. Brought it out a few weeks ago to...
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