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07-26-22, 06:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 13,087
Posted By look566 rider

I found one! Have questions???

Good day,

Bringing an old thread back to life!
Found a black with Celeste splatter paint Super Grizzly. Couple, three things about bike. Paint scheme extends to the stem and bars.

1. Has FULL...
05-27-22, 07:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 230
Posted By look566 rider

We'll see how it rides Saturday. Rained all day...

We'll see how it rides Saturday. Rained all day today while I was finishing build.
05-27-22, 01:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 230
Posted By look566 rider

deBerardi build complete!

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Finished! NOS deBerardi Verona frame. New Campy Centaur 11 speed and...
05-15-22, 10:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 889
Posted By look566 rider

The build begins! Found lightly used Campy...

The build begins!

Found lightly used Campy Bullet 50 wheels form early 2010's. Previous owner removed decals, left tons of residue from them. New bike takeoff Full Centaur group including cockpit...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-22, 01:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,522
Posted By look566 rider

Looks good! What was cost? How involved was...

Looks good! What was cost? How involved was work?
03-31-22, 01:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 322
Posted By look566 rider

Scour the interweb for Athena 11 speed from...

Scour the interweb for Athena 11 speed from mid-early 2010's. Plenty of range options if you can locate. Was available all silver.

Have two C&V bikes, Merlin Titanium (early build) and Colnago...
03-29-22, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 427
Posted By look566 rider

Brakes came new from my LBS, Westerville Bike...

Brakes came new from my LBS, Westerville Bike Shop. He ordered 'em. Odyssey 1999 caliper brakes. About 50 bucks. They are NOT side specific, so I have to flip left side lever. No biggie, just shows...
03-29-22, 04:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 427
Posted By look566 rider

Grandson's bike refresh

Cheers!

Grandson's third bike! Already outgrew Strider and twelve inch coaster brake bikes. Gonna be 4 in June. This is used 16 inch coaster on way to hand brake conversion. He picked paint......
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-22, 03:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,134
Posted By look566 rider

Titanium always looks great cleaned up. Have a...

Titanium always looks great cleaned up. Have a very early Merlin that I gave an satin polish versus trying to find someone to bead blast back to matte finish.

Did resto mod with NOS silver Campy...
Forum: Commuting
03-01-22, 12:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,420
Posted By look566 rider

Agree with previous post. Night rides for me...

Agree with previous post.

Night rides for me combine both quality headlight and blinks white separated by a handle bar mount for headlight and fork mount for blinks.

As much visibility for...
Forum: Introductions
02-19-22, 07:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 225
Posted By look566 rider

Welcome to the forum!

Welcome to the forum!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-22, 07:36 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,087
Posted By look566 rider

Interesting post! Never gave much thought as...

Interesting post! Never gave much thought as this issue has never come up on rides. Have never really noticed wheel rotating as you describe. Will have to check bikes and see!

Were the wheels...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-22, 07:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 276
Posted By look566 rider

They will "break in" some with use and should...

They will "break in" some with use and should start orienting for easy access.

I have used Look Keo style pedals for a long time, have them across all my road bikes and two pair of shoes being...
02-19-22, 07:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 581
Posted By look566 rider

Thanks Russ! Between my LBS Westerville Bike...

Thanks Russ!

Between my LBS Westerville Bike Shop and Bike Crazy where I found this bike, I should have access to any crank parts needed, if needed. Both are old school shops with owners that...
02-18-22, 04:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 581
Posted By look566 rider

Thanks for the feedback. Have at least 3 years...

Thanks for the feedback. Have at least 3 years before he should be able to ride.

Paid 500.00

Bike does have auxiliary brake levers on drop bars. So he'll have safer stopping ability versus...
02-17-22, 07:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 581
Posted By look566 rider

Scored! Allez Junior

Good day all,

With my almost daily travels on sales calls, I get opportunity to visit small town, big town and off the wall bike shops around a large portion of Ohio. Found this adorable used...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-13-22, 09:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,206
Posted By look566 rider

Waterford (my personal choice). Check this...

Waterford (my personal choice). Check this thread... https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/1230424-i-ve-been-baaaadd-boy.html

Search web for handmade bicycles. See whom may be...
02-13-22, 09:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 515
Posted By look566 rider

Thanks! Think most of the unevenness is due to...

Thanks! Think most of the unevenness is due to wear and tear on material I covered. There are wear marks from BOA wire, rub marks creases and scraps the paint really couldn't cover.
02-13-22, 09:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 515
Posted By look566 rider

Thanks! My thoughts exactly, how will it hold...

Thanks! My thoughts exactly, how will it hold up!? Will have to wait for weather to break. The finish, semi-gloss cost is supposed to help prevent cracking and wearing off.
02-13-22, 09:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 515
Posted By look566 rider

Thanks! It won't bleed through. This is paint,...

Thanks! It won't bleed through. This is paint, not a dye.
02-13-22, 12:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 515
Posted By look566 rider

First try at painting road shoes.

Good day all,

For your enjoyment, or derision! First try at painting road shoes. The shoes were getting tired appearance wise after three seasons of use. Were mostly white & gray. Pretty happy...
02-13-22, 12:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 112
Posted By look566 rider

1 2

1 2
02-13-22, 12:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 661
Posted By look566 rider

Good day, Sorta relevent to thread. Art...

Good day,

Sorta relevent to thread. Art Supply stores are great resource for paint and other needs. Bought Angelus Leather paint at Blick Art. This paint also works on vinyl Original shoe look...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-22, 12:07 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,643
Posted By look566 rider

Agreed! Rotate your tires! I have been...

Agreed! Rotate your tires! I have been chastised here for this statement in the past.

I am very much an astetic ninny, can't take mis-matched tires!
02-01-22, 07:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 781
Posted By look566 rider

Thanks again for the feedback! Info provided...

Thanks again for the feedback! Info provided helps temper my enthusiasm for this bike. I will look at it in further detail next time I am in the area.

Cheers!
01-31-22, 08:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 781
Posted By look566 rider

Many thanks for all the feed back and advice! ...

Many thanks for all the feed back and advice! Has helped qualify the bike as possible purchase.

As I stated earlier, does have lower level Shimano RD and new Tektro caliper brakes. All else...
01-31-22, 04:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 781
Posted By look566 rider

I'll drill down more in catalogs. 27 inch...

I'll drill down more in catalogs.

27 inch wheels on that frame though...

Wouldn't think they would fit.
01-31-22, 04:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 781
Posted By look566 rider

Think we have a winner! Above makes sense. ...

Think we have a winner! Above makes sense. Richard at Waterford suggested The Cabe as well.

Now... how do I attain without Mrs Murphy noticing!
01-31-22, 02:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 781
Posted By look566 rider

They all have flat/straight top tubes. This...

They all have flat/straight top tubes. This example is curved.
01-31-22, 02:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 781
Posted By look566 rider

Got the build date November 1977. Strange things...

Got the build date November 1977. Strange things is there are no bikes with 27 inch wheels and curved TT!? I've looked at 77 catalog, only frame close is 24 inch Speedster.
01-31-22, 12:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 781
Posted By look566 rider

Schwinn Sting Ray, Fastback or someone cobbled this together?

Good day all,

Schwinn Sting Ray, Fastback or someone cobbled this together? Frame appears to have original paint, badges (marked Chicago) and lettering accents.

27 inch wheels are correct as...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-22, 09:35 PM
Replies: 20,496
Views: 4,783,619
Posted By look566 rider

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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01-10-22, 03:03 PM
Replies: 7,692
Views: 860,264
Posted By look566 rider

Old School look road shoes

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Mavic Leather lace ups! Carbon fiber base. Old school...
12-29-21, 02:08 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,580
Posted By look566 rider

What sort of madness, sacrilege is this!!! ...

What sort of madness, sacrilege is this!!! Getting rid of bikes!

The only reason to STOP getting more bikes is because you don't have room. But then, you just get a bigger place for you stuff!
12-28-21, 07:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 889
Posted By look566 rider

Not gonna happen! All are mounted and being used....

Not gonna happen! All are mounted and being used. Everything brand new only comes mostly in black or dark grey. Vintage bikes deserve silver colored gruppos! Even if you have "resto modded" them....
12-28-21, 06:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 889
Posted By look566 rider

I have three full groups of Athena 11 speed. Got...

I have three full groups of Athena 11 speed. Got 'em while I could.
12-28-21, 06:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 889
Posted By look566 rider

Actually called Roberto at ZAR yesterday. Just...

Actually called Roberto at ZAR yesterday. Just answered phone, Hello. Still thinking about it.

He did say frame was made in Italy.
12-24-21, 05:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 889
Posted By look566 rider

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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As it hangs in shop...

Thanks for feedback. Had seen ZAR website before...
12-23-21, 12:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 889
Posted By look566 rider

New de Bernardi Verona Frame - anyone have info?

Good day,

New de Bernardi Verona Frame - anyone have info? Things I know, brand new, never built. Have researched on interweb. White with blue lettering, very striking.

Hydro formed...
11-26-21, 11:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,254
Posted By look566 rider

Nice bikes! Hope they all get ridden from time...

Nice bikes! Hope they all get ridden from time to time.
11-18-21, 10:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,581
Posted By look566 rider

Fresh picture in original post! And here. I'll...

Fresh picture in original post! And here. I'll get some more and weight soon...
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11-08-21, 08:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,477
Posted By look566 rider

Great flake job!

Great flake job!
11-08-21, 08:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,115
Posted By look566 rider

Have ridden Gunnar six times in span of 9 days or...

Have ridden Gunnar six times in span of 9 days or so, still very happy!

Did finally spend some time taking some time to inspect paint work in detail. Only one spot where red was chipped and...
11-08-21, 08:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,115
Posted By look566 rider

Accord is my "road car', lots of traveling Ohio...

Accord is my "road car', lots of traveling Ohio for work. Eats up the miles and still returns 30 mpg overall, almost even mix of highway and city. And has enough guts and handling to provide me...
10-29-21, 11:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,115
Posted By look566 rider

Nope, not a Merckx saddle

Nope, not a Merckx saddle
10-28-21, 08:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,115
Posted By look566 rider

Another look what followed me home post...

Good day all!

Was perusing local bike marketplace on fbook, and this popped up!

Serial number dates frame to 2000. Campy Daytona! And I'm OK with the triple rings. Frame and gruppo appear to...
09-30-21, 03:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 942
Posted By look566 rider

Actually made the Mrs. laugh! Mostly because...

Actually made the Mrs. laugh!

Mostly because we've had most of those discussions.
09-29-21, 10:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 647
Posted By look566 rider

Leave alone! The license is part of the bikes...

Leave alone! The license is part of the bikes history. I picked up a 1951 Rudge 3 speed with original owners last name (Morley) etched into paint in several places plus City of Columbus bicycle...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,413
Posted By look566 rider

Sorry about battery issues... Further...

Sorry about battery issues...

Further confirmation (for me) that a bike should be totally mechanical without reliance on electricity to do simple tasks. Not trying to start any garbage.
08-28-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,130
Posted By look566 rider

Slippery when wet.... Bon Jovi? Seriously,...

Slippery when wet.... Bon Jovi?

Seriously, can be slippery when very hot and sun is shining on them as well. Even though they are white. I have felt them move under my wheels.
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