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03-16-22, 10:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,045
Posted By Alsobay

Try your local cobbler. I would suggest the...

Try your local cobbler. I would suggest the oldest shop near you. Old cobblers still fix all things leather using their vast years of experience. Can't beat a broken in saddle.
03-16-22, 10:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,558
Posted By Alsobay

T-Mar, Just got around to taking photos of...

T-Mar,

Just got around to taking photos of the cable ports. The front port is on the underside of the top tube and the port at the seat tube is on the topside.I will add, that the brake cable...
12-16-21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,558
Posted By Alsobay

I am amazed at the wealth of knowledge the wealth...

I am amazed at the wealth of knowledge the wealth of knowledge you guys have on this forum. I am sincerely grateful.

T-mar,
Bianchigirl,
You two singlehandedly solved my mystery. I assure you...
12-16-21, 06:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,558
Posted By Alsobay

We are in San Diego, California. Celeste will be...

We are in San Diego, California. Celeste will be enjoying dry weather. Photos are from Balboa Park 😀
12-08-21, 12:53 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 9,054
Posted By Alsobay

Iím sure some Rafale jets would change your mind.

Iím sure some Rafale jets would change your mind.
11-13-21, 10:40 AM
Replies: 26,506
Views: 3,853,474
Posted By Alsobay

This girl just join the family.

Picked up this Raleigh sport gold as a gift for my wife. It will undergo a rebuild as a proper ladies bike using a new Brooks saddle and leather grips that I will take on as a DIY project. Iím a...
11-11-21, 11:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,162
Posted By Alsobay

All threaded areas, including rear drop out...

All threaded areas, including rear drop out adjustments screw holes were filled with a type of waxy resin. Bottom bracket shell, seat tube and head tube were all protected. Not the slightest bit of...
11-10-21, 01:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,162
Posted By Alsobay

will be complete in about two weeks. Building a...

will be complete in about two weeks. Building a set of wheels with NOS Mavic MA40 rims.
11-10-21, 01:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,162
Posted By Alsobay

Reached out to Faggin this morning almost right...

Reached out to Faggin this morning almost right after I picked up the frameset. Davide already responded and is happy and approves of the results. Sending them an email with photos of the BB shell...
11-09-21, 04:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,162
Posted By Alsobay

New Chrome day on a rescued Faggin

New chrome to remain unpainted. Considered Cromovelato but the chrome is perfect. ...
11-08-21, 04:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,351
Posted By Alsobay

Second 3Rensho on this thread. Beautiful...

Second 3Rensho on this thread. Beautiful bicycles.
11-08-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,351
Posted By Alsobay

Thanks for sharing!

Thanks for sharing!
11-07-21, 05:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,957
Posted By Alsobay

It looks like this Bianchi is in the right hands....

It looks like this Bianchi is in the right hands. Canít wait to see the end results.
11-06-21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 14,684
Posted By Alsobay

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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11-05-21, 07:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,351
Posted By Alsobay

Pink bikes rock!

Pink bikes rock!
11-05-21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,351
Posted By Alsobay

The lugs on the head tube! Jewelry!! New rims?...

The lugs on the head tube! Jewelry!! New rims? The brake tracks look in amazing condition.
11-05-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,351
Posted By Alsobay

Looks like your on your way with a great start!...

Looks like your on your way with a great start! Beautiful bike.
11-05-21, 10:10 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,351
Posted By Alsobay

Beautiful photos. That last one looks like a ton...

Beautiful photos. That last one looks like a ton of fun was had.
11-05-21, 10:09 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,351
Posted By Alsobay

Beautiful photos. That last one looks like a ton...

Beautiful photos. That last one looks like a ton of fun was had.
11-05-21, 10:07 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,351
Posted By Alsobay

These projects are so satisfying to finish and...

These projects are so satisfying to finish and addictive to continue. I donít see myself stopping anytime soon. Wishing you success and satisfaction on your project.
11-03-21, 07:20 PM
Replies: 1,010
Views: 120,108
Posted By Alsobay

Shoes

A bit different, but I think well suited for the thread.
My restored by me Marresi vintage cycling shoes....
11-02-21, 04:04 PM
Replies: 1,010
Views: 120,108
Posted By Alsobay

DQ Rider, I love the arts, and bicycles is one...

DQ Rider,
I love the arts, and bicycles is one of the most beautiful things created by mankind. Simple and with one function.

Now I donít know whether to take your reply as a compliment or take...
10-31-21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 1,010
Views: 120,108
Posted By Alsobay

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/bae6cfb3_903a_4d70_b1f4_a86d21260801_85c53a42df71d001785d0196c615fb291ba55e9a.jpeg...
10-28-21, 09:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,223
Posted By Alsobay

I appreciate your kind words. Took a lot of...

I appreciate your kind words. Took a lot of searching for the right color and as it turns out is completely a rattle can paint job. From primer to clear.

Primer is automotive two part.
Paint is...
10-28-21, 07:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,223
Posted By Alsobay

UPDATE! Build complete.A BIG day for me. Before and after. Paint and decals complete.

Seriously overjoyed with the results so far. Battled with seized bottom bracket and quill and the results are paying off. Painted and installed decals for the first time and turned out better than I...
10-24-21, 05:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,181
Posted By Alsobay

That bike could very well be a slippery slope,...

That bike could very well be a slippery slope, and long slope at that. Not knocking the bike, but do realize that a few bucks for brake hoods, cables, possible corroded spoke nipples, bad brake pads,...
10-23-21, 09:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,064
Posted By Alsobay

They sure are. My daughter is going to make some...

They sure are. My daughter is going to make some molds for me and Iíll make them available at a very reasonable prices. Time for everyone to put their immaculate ones away and switch to some...
10-23-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 573
Posted By Alsobay

Gianni Motta Personal making progress

After years of languishing and passing from hand to hand, it is finally being restored. Spent time fighting and struggling with seized quill stem and bottom bracket. Finally done with that. Stripped...
10-23-21, 03:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,064
Posted By Alsobay

Thanks! Maybe Iíll ride with a cool Kangol hat...

Thanks! Maybe Iíll ride with a cool Kangol hat like a hip hop dude from the 80ís. Wicky! wicky! wicky!
10-22-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,064
Posted By Alsobay

Trek 2500. Picked up yesterday and imagine the surprise.

So while searching OfferUp under Dura-Ace, I stumbled onto an ad for a 1987 Trek. Pictures were not great. Blurry and foggy at best. Reached out to the seller and decided to make an offer prior to...
08-11-21, 09:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 480
Posted By Alsobay

Gianni Motta Personal

Several moths ago the opportunity to pick up a Gianni Motta frame set in need of restoration presented itself. Looks like it was entirely grey from new is my best guess. Sometime during its life it...
07-23-21, 09:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 630
Posted By Alsobay

Help with ID of Campagnolo pedals

Searched the web and found so much contradictory info and multiple names to same pedals.

need Campagnolo experts to help ID.
Thanks!!...
06-28-21, 10:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 367
Posted By Alsobay

Miele Latina picked today.

Found this very original Miele today. Beautiful paint job in great condition. Forks not so much. Beyond patina but very rechromable. Wheels are original Ambrosio Miele in really nice shape. Original...
Replies: 26
Views: 1,813
Posted By Alsobay

Welcome!! Let's get you to ten. Answer this reply...

Welcome!! Let's get you to ten. Answer this reply amd we'll volley back and forth til you get to ten
it goes quickly.
05-04-20, 10:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,088
Posted By Alsobay

Geez! So sorry that happened. Just an...

Geez! So sorry that happened. Just an observation.... You have more of a Museum than a man cave.
05-04-20, 09:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,130
Posted By Alsobay

Gorgeous blue Bertoni you have!!!

Gorgeous blue Bertoni you have!!!
05-04-20, 09:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,130
Posted By Alsobay

Oh! That Pug frame is toast!! After is painted,...

Oh! That Pug frame is toast!! After is painted, it will serve as wall art for my garage. It is a pretty frame set. I have another near identical frame to build.

Thanks for pasting the Bertoni...
Forum: Introductions
04-28-20, 08:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 443
Posted By Alsobay

Welcome!!! See you around the old...er cool...

Welcome!!! See you around the old...er cool stuff. I'm an 80's era guy as well. Love all things vintage.
Forum: Introductions
04-24-20, 11:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 229
Posted By Alsobay

Welcome!!! Would be nice to see good aesthetic...

Welcome!!! Would be nice to see good aesthetic design built into frames for disabled.
Forum: Introductions
04-24-20, 11:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,865
Posted By Alsobay

So glad to read other people enjoy the show. So...

So glad to read other people enjoy the show. So beautiful how the producers focus heavily on the cultural aspect of traveling and meeting people and not on the typical touristy things other shows do.
04-22-20, 09:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 672
Posted By Alsobay

Absolutely beautiful bicycle!!

Absolutely beautiful bicycle!!
04-19-20, 10:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 986
Posted By Alsobay

86 Peugeot Triathalon self isolation project 😀 Super Vitus 980

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Original rusty frame...
04-06-20, 11:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,225
Posted By Alsobay

So happy people are still good out there.

So happy people are still good out there.
Forum: Introductions
04-06-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,399
Posted By Alsobay

As a 49 year old, not many things excite me. This...

As a 49 year old, not many things excite me. This has me giddy as a kid at a candy store because of all the great advice and knowledge people share here.🚲 happy pedaling!!
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