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06-06-22, 01:41 PM
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Posted By T-Mar

Yes, only the three main tubes are...

Yes, only the three main tubes are chromium-molbydenum and since butting isn't mentioned, they are plain/straight gauge. Given that it's a Tange product, it's likely Tange #5 or the seamed equivalent.
06-06-22, 12:26 PM
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Posted By T-Mar

No, it's a 1989 Strada LX, manufactured by Hodaka...

No, it's a 1989 Strada LX, manufactured by Hodaka of Taiwan.
05-16-22, 04:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 232
Posted By Camilo

I have an old Campy record hub that I was...

I have an old Campy record hub that I was re-habbing. This is several years ago and I can't find the record of the purchase. But I think I found one that matched from Wheels Manufacturing. I made...
05-15-22, 06:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 232
Posted By JohnDThompson

Victory cones are the same as Triomphe and Gran...

Victory cones are the same as Triomphe and Gran Sport. Yes, the fronts use 3/16" balls and the rears use 1/4" balls. Be aware that Record front cones do not interchange, as they are ground for 7/32"...
05-15-22, 09:40 AM
Replies: 1,397
Views: 425,174
Posted By Bianchigirll

Fairlane63 That is a beautiful Vittoria. The ...

Fairlane63 That is a beautiful Vittoria. The Mediterranean Blue really stands out in the sunny daylight. Personally though I think a tan or 'skinwall' tire would look much better on it.
05-14-22, 12:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 314
Posted By RandomlyWest

I just bought an SE Lager from them for $399 +...

I just bought an SE Lager from them for $399 + tax. A fantastic deal. And yes, they are an actual, factual, brick-and-mortar bike shop located in an out-of-the-way office park in La Puente, CA. I...
05-12-22, 06:43 PM
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Views: 571,353
Posted By T-Mar

This thread might better suit your purpose:...

This thread might better suit your purpose: https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/716032-official-show-off-your-bianchi-thread.html
05-07-22, 12:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 593
Posted By verktyg

Shimano BBs

Something that I discovered when I was doing my Flickr BB album, the bores in the Shimano cups and spindles that I had are larger diameters than a lot of other makes and are not compatible with...
05-06-22, 11:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 593
Posted By SurferRosa

Just fyi, buddiiee, it's more accepted to refer...

Just fyi, buddiiee, it's more accepted to refer to the "width" of the BB shell and the "length" of the spindle.
05-03-22, 07:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 544
Posted By rccardr

Same RD, different color finish. The 1051 was...

Same RD, different color finish. The 1051 was for the short lived 7-speed group but the components are mechanically the same (except for the shifters, of course).
I've used a 1050/1051 RD for up to...
05-03-22, 03:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 593
Posted By plonz

Being a mountain bike crank, spindles for the...

Being a mountain bike crank, spindles for the Mountain LX would have likely been spec’d for a 73mm shell. I would also assume it has a wider Q factor which puts the pedals further out. That’s a...
05-03-22, 02:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 593
Posted By SJX426

buddiiee - The important part is whatever you...

buddiiee - The important part is whatever you decide for a crank, make sure you have the right spindle. They are matched. Two dependencies for determining spindle length, BB shell size and crank...
05-01-22, 12:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 544
Posted By Bianchigirll

Yes any shipmano 7spd index, except Dura Ace...

Yes any shipmano 7spd index, except Dura Ace should work
04-30-22, 08:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 792
Posted By jdawginsc

You cannot go wrong with a Rossin, buddiiee ...

You cannot go wrong with a Rossin, buddiiee
...
04-29-22, 12:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 216
Posted By verktyg

Campy 1044 2 Bolt Seatposts

Campagnolo introduced the 1044 alloy 2 bolt seat post in 1956. This is from the 1960 catalog. Note: 25mm & 25.8mm sizes listed....
04-20-22, 11:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,406
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

I have both Bon Jon Pass tires in normal and...

I have both Bon Jon Pass tires in normal and Extralight varieties. Guess which bike yelled at me over the crummy street I live on, with the Extralights no less? The big Trek 620. Latex tubes, good...
04-20-22, 05:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,142
Posted By SurferRosa

No, just an adjustable wrench on the locknut. ...

No, just an adjustable wrench on the locknut.

I will use Channellock pliers on a Helicomatic lockring. Works great! :thumb:
04-19-22, 05:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,406
Posted By rustystrings61

I was a steel is real purist until on a lark for...

I was a steel is real purist until on a lark for last year's Clunker Challenge I acquired a battered '86 ST400 with a replacement steel fork and a hodge-podge/dog's breakfast parts mix. I repacked...
04-18-22, 10:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 517
Posted By Retoocs

1990 at the TdF was when the Dura-Ace was...

1990 at the TdF was when the Dura-Ace was officially debut on the 7-Eleven bikes with STI brifter, dual pivot brakes, 8 speed hyperglide cassette and chain.
04-18-22, 07:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 517
Posted By dedhed

pretty much any 6-9 speed Shimano SIS RD, road...

pretty much any 6-9 speed Shimano SIS RD, road or mountain, will shift any 6-9 speed shimano freewheel or cassette, if the indexed shifter speeds match the rear cog number. 6/7/8 same chain, 9 uses...
04-18-22, 02:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 517
Posted By verktyg

Freewheel - Cassette Sprocket Spacing

This chart is from Sheldon Brown's website with 5 to 7 sprocket listings. The specs are generally pretty accurate but there's always been lots of small variations in spacing, sprocket widths also...
04-18-22, 12:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 517
Posted By dedhed

Also think about what gearing you plan on to...

Also think about what gearing you plan on to check that the RD chosen can accommodate the large cog.
04-18-22, 11:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 517
Posted By 3alarmer

...the distancing on 6 cog freewheels is pretty...

...the distancing on 6 cog freewheels is pretty similar on most makers' freewheels, so 6 speed Shimano indexing is pretty forgiving with regard to freewheel brand you use. That said, Shimano...
03-30-22, 12:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 777
Posted By merziac

They are all that because the market and history...

They are all that because the market and history has deemed it so.

The nuances we are drilling down on here are not that big of a deal to the average buyer then or now, especially when they take...
03-30-22, 12:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 777
Posted By Doug Fattic

Masi Gran Criterium frames are one of the best...

Masi Gran Criterium frames are one of the best frames made in the era. That is why people love them compared to their competition in that time period. Most often a collector wants a Masi now because...
03-29-22, 09:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 777
Posted By repechage

darn close to that, not near the frame at the...

darn close to that, not near the frame at the moment. One feature on that small frame I liked is that it did not cheat the BB up, could even have been lower as small riders can benefit often from...
03-29-22, 06:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 777
Posted By Doug Fattic

I know about Masis because a bunch of us owners...

I know about Masis because a bunch of us owners measured ours and the range as barely to 9 mm. I've refinished hundreds (maybe thousands) of frames but I never bother to check them for level because...
03-29-22, 06:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 777
Posted By Doug Fattic

It can be helpful to have more data points from...

It can be helpful to have more data points from different size Masis than just my 58. Seat angle as well as bottom bracket height + individual build differences can raise or lower the top of the top...
03-29-22, 05:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 777
Posted By repechage

not quite right. here is a Masi 50cm with 23...

not quite right.
here is a Masi 50cm
with 23 mm tires the stand over is 29" or about 73.6cm
fortunately like some builders they did not cheat the BB drop.
...
03-29-22, 04:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 777
Posted By Doug Fattic

A 50 cm Masi measured the way they market their...

A 50 cm Masi measured the way they market their size is the same as a 48 cm frame measured center of BB to center of the TT/ST junction.

Do you know what size Masi you need? Are your handlebars...
03-29-22, 04:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 777
Posted By repechage

A Masi Measure 50cm will be very close to 48cm...

A Masi Measure 50cm will be very close to 48cm center to center, but Masi did not measure ctc for consumer marketing.

Colnago measured both ways! Some of the build cards for Eddy Merckx were...
03-29-22, 11:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 777
Posted By repechage

In the 60's-70's, there was no convention. ...

In the 60's-70's, there was no convention.
different builders were known to measure the way they did. Some to the top of the top tube along the seat tube, some to the top of the lug.
Masi to the...
02-26-22, 12:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 866
Posted By Steel Charlie

Regina freewheels and chains shifted like crap...

Regina freewheels and chains shifted like crap when sparkling new. Old Shimano and Suntour freewheels with SedisSport chains opened a whole new world for Campy NR users. I still have a Shimano 600...
05-01-19, 07:33 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,499
Posted By Lemond1985

I was not impressed with their service (slow)...

I was not impressed with their service (slow) their quality (average) or their prices (ridiculous). But for a lot of decals, they're the only place you can get them, for now anyway, hopefully that...
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