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06-03-19, 03:29 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By satbuilder

I've dealt with Jure before. Bought a bunch of...

I've dealt with Jure before. Bought a bunch of pantographed Colnago parts from him.

No problems whatsoever. He advertises a lot of stuff on Steel Is Real facebook page. The parts he sent me were...
05-28-19, 07:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 682
Posted By satbuilder

It's definitely pre 1980. Looks like the twin to...

It's definitely pre 1980. Looks like the twin to my Mexico. I gave just a little less than what the asking is for the CL bike. And it looks like it's in really nice shape. There may be some parts...
05-27-19, 04:54 PM
05-25-19, 02:54 PM
Replies: 1,117
Views: 252,273
Posted By satbuilder

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05-23-19, 05:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 707
Posted By satbuilder

OP—that bike looks like it’s in pretty nice shape!

OP—that bike looks like it’s in pretty nice shape!
05-14-19, 10:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,323
Posted By satbuilder

Heather Cook Released

I was sitting in a waiting room while my wife is having some tests and just heard Heather Cook is being released after serving about half of her sentence.
For those not familiar with the story, she...
05-06-19, 06:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,651
Posted By satbuilder

I sure would like to model one of these up and...

I sure would like to model one of these up and make a copy. Pretty awesome looking piece of equipment.
05-02-19, 03:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,619
Posted By satbuilder

Good looking bike. Where did you find that...

Good looking bike.

Where did you find that cable housing?
05-01-19, 06:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,619
Posted By satbuilder

Nice!

Nice!
05-01-19, 03:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 659
Posted By satbuilder

I used to use this one: Eddy Merckx Serial...

I used to use this one:

Eddy Merckx Serial Numbers (http://www.cadre.org/Merckx/)
04-30-19, 06:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 359
Posted By satbuilder

Eldi Chain Tool

All,

I am looking for a snapshot of the pin which fits inside of an Eldi chain tool.

Anybody? I've looked all over the WWW. Plenty of photos of the tool, but none of the small pin which drives...
04-27-19, 06:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 929
Posted By satbuilder

Thanks! Once I get her complete, Iíll put up some...

Thanks! Once I get her complete, Iíll put up some more pics.
Rather than rush thru the final assembly, I have decided to take a different bike on todayís ride.
04-26-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 929
Posted By satbuilder

No worries. It didn’t come across that way to me.

No worries. It didn’t come across that way to me.
04-26-19, 01:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 929
Posted By satbuilder

I don't cross chain. But when putting a bike...

I don't cross chain. But when putting a bike together, I try to get complete functionality, whether it's right or not.

After a little further examination, the chainring on the Cinelli is a 51,...
04-26-19, 10:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 929
Posted By satbuilder

Thanks Mark. Beautiful Cinelli you have there! ...

Thanks Mark. Beautiful Cinelli you have there!

I took the adjusters out in order to slide the rear wheel all the way back in the dropout. That was the only way I could get clearance between the...
04-26-19, 08:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 929
Posted By satbuilder

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04-26-19, 08:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 929
Posted By satbuilder

Another NR RD capacity comment

Last night I was putting together a '73 Bianchi that I'm planning on riding this Saturday for a local charity ride.

Last year I had built a '72 Cinelli with similar gearing, and everything worked...
04-25-19, 07:06 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,239
Posted By satbuilder

Tying flies is one of the most relaxing and...

Tying flies is one of the most relaxing and satisfying things I've ever done. But it can be a gateway into other things, like rod building. Be careful, is all I can say.
Looks like you have some...
04-23-19, 03:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 358
Posted By satbuilder

Look inside the seat tube. If there's rifling...

Look inside the seat tube. If there's rifling it's SLX
04-17-19, 04:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 801
Posted By satbuilder

Chas beat me to it. I would have guessed...

Chas beat me to it. I would have guessed Interclub as well.
04-03-19, 07:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 542
Posted By satbuilder

RAL 2004 is closer to the Orange used on...

RAL 2004 is closer to the Orange used on Motobecane Champion Team bikes in the early ‘70’s. Porsche Signal Orange appears too yellow to be a Molteni Orange match.

I do agree with others who say...
03-22-19, 11:38 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,437
Posted By satbuilder

It's all Simplex Criterium. To be totally...

It's all Simplex Criterium.

To be totally honest, my sister was the original owner of the bike. I purchased it from her in the mid/late '70s That sort of explains the extended seat post and stem....
03-22-19, 07:06 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,437
Posted By satbuilder

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03-22-19, 05:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,130
Posted By satbuilder

Glad to hear things are progressing for you. Best...

Glad to hear things are progressing for you. Best wishes for a successful recovery.
Kurt
03-21-19, 07:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,437
Posted By satbuilder

I have a ‘71 Mercier 300. Had it since new. Mine...

I have a ‘71 Mercier 300. Had it since new. Mine has chrome socks, 531 tubing throughout. Will try to get pics up
03-13-19, 07:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,079
Posted By satbuilder

PM on hubs, too.

PM on hubs, too.
03-12-19, 08:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,079
Posted By satbuilder

Pm on the crank

Pm on the crank
02-24-19, 03:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 403
Posted By satbuilder

Randy, I can wait. Just getting all the parts...

Randy, I can wait. Just getting all the parts cleaned up and taking care of the minor rust issues where the paint is chipped. I saw that thread of yours. It's true that frame would look beautiful...
02-22-19, 06:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 403
Posted By satbuilder

Looking for Universal 61 Brake set

I'm putting a '69/70 Legnano Roma Olimpiade back together. Picked it up last summer after it was outed here on BF. It shows honest wear, and was almost completely original when I purchased it.
I...
02-03-19, 10:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 556
Posted By satbuilder

You may want to inspect the seat tube bore for...

You may want to inspect the seat tube bore for burrs or some sort of obstruction. If it's going in only 2 cm that's about the same depth as the slot cut in the back of the seat tube lug.
01-30-19, 12:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 972
Posted By satbuilder

I've heard that "no bending, twisting or lifting"...

I've heard that "no bending, twisting or lifting" phrase far too often in my life. My wife had her 9th spinal surgery in October 2017, and is still recovering. She hasn't been able to ride a bike for...
01-30-19, 10:33 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,627
Posted By satbuilder

This summer I picked up 2 items. First one was a...

This summer I picked up 2 items. First one was a Guerciotti frame which was advertised in the For Sale section of this forum. The frame was originally listed as 1971. I think it's probably more...
01-28-19, 07:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 566
Posted By satbuilder

Big bolt with nut, a couple washers, one a fender...

Big bolt with nut, a couple washers, one a fender type washer to trap the fixed cup wrench against the fixed cup. Keep it just a little loose until the fixed cup gives.

I know a lot of people...
01-03-19, 06:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 446
Posted By satbuilder

I just spoke to a friend up in the Vancouver...

I just spoke to a friend up in the Vancouver area. He recommends Toxik Design.
Replies: 11
Views: 1,170
Posted By satbuilder

Iíve had 2 of the 101ís and currently have an...

Iíve had 2 of the 101ís and currently have an S-22. I do agree with others the 101ís get more attention and therefore fetch a higher price. The Flintstone style graphics on the S-22ís I think was a...
12-20-18, 07:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 992
Posted By satbuilder

Time. It’s the one thing I don’t have enough of

Time. It’s the one thing I don’t have enough of
11-26-18, 12:08 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,772
Posted By satbuilder

The church I attend uses Faema machines. ...

The church I attend uses Faema machines.

Looks like a fun project!
11-26-18, 11:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 401
Posted By satbuilder

A couple more slides: ...

A couple more slides:

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11-25-18, 05:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 368
Posted By satbuilder

There is a YouTube clip of a guy that has the 6L...

There is a YouTube clip of a guy that has the 6L version. He’s using it to clean carb parts for motorcycles. He says it works ok so far. That was about a year or 2 ago. Vibration was an issue if I...
11-25-18, 05:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 401
Posted By satbuilder

On the Steel is Real FB Page, about a year ago,...

On the Steel is Real FB Page, about a year ago, there was a bike for sale with bottom bracket details pretty much identical to the blue one you have in your first photos. It was labeled as Niccolai...
11-19-18, 03:19 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,613
Posted By satbuilder

Probably one of these: ...

Probably one of these:

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11-18-18, 08:32 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,322
Posted By satbuilder

I've always admired Legnanos. Finally decided to...

I've always admired Legnanos. Finally decided to grab one this past summer.
RE: restore or refresh, I'm not sure what you would call what I do, but each one I do I try to find the correct parts for...
11-13-18, 05:30 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,896
Posted By satbuilder

I can recall seeing a brand new Specialissima in...

I can recall seeing a brand new Specialissima in a bike shop in Texas, in 1972, and it was just about that same color. I also had a '72/73 Rekord purchased new, and the color again was very close....
11-13-18, 04:59 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,896
Posted By satbuilder

I used 4 different colors of Rustoleum to get the...

I used 4 different colors of Rustoleum to get the match on my '73. Later on I found an outfit that sells RAL colors in small volumes, so you can mix the color you want without too much distress on...
11-13-18, 04:49 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,896
Posted By satbuilder

The formula I came up with matches my '73...

The formula I came up with matches my '73 Specialissima. Happy to share it with you if you're interested. Closest match to it so far is what gugie put up in his photo.
10-03-18, 05:37 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,072
Posted By satbuilder

Welcome back Aaron!

Welcome back Aaron!
09-26-18, 06:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 923
Posted By satbuilder

House of Kolor Marine blue is a close match

House of Kolor Marine blue is a close match
09-20-18, 09:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 865
Posted By satbuilder

rootboy has nice bikes. His Frejus and Moto CT...

rootboy has nice bikes. His Frejus and Moto CT are beautiful.
09-07-18, 08:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 630
Posted By satbuilder

If I wasn't already 4 deep in projects, I'd have...

If I wasn't already 4 deep in projects, I'd have already picked this up.

I saw this road test comparison from the CR List. Chris Wascavage compared the ride quality between the Cinelli and...
09-05-18, 05:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 503
Posted By satbuilder

There was a recent thread on this topic over on...

There was a recent thread on this topic over on the CR list. Credit to Mark Bulgier for his recommendation.

He said to mark the crank spindle, then try mounting the crank in each of the 4...
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