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Posted By Epicus07

Colnago SLX … ?

Any guesses as to the model and year ?

Colnago Conical SLX 1988-1990?

Value of frame/fork and panto parts ?

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Forum: Commuting
05-15-17, 03:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,080
Posted By Epicus07

I've put about 700 miles on my Renegade Expat...

I've put about 700 miles on my Renegade Expat since last May. It really is an excellent all-rounder. Handles a load nicely, fits up to 41mm tires and with 32's on commuting gear on it still manages...
07-30-16, 02:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 350
Posted By Epicus07

Replacement Cone for 98 Chorus

Hey guys,

Rebuilding my chorus rear hub and the non-driveside cone looks pretty pitted. Know where i might find a replacement?

Thanks
05-22-16, 10:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 516
Posted By Epicus07

I haven't ridden them but these look like what...

I haven't ridden them but these look like what you're looking for.

wiggle.com | Shimano A530 SPD Single Sided Touring Pedals | Road Clip-In Pedals...
05-02-16, 11:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,974
Posted By Epicus07

Tips for improving TRP Spyre brake feel with Tiagra Shifters?

Hey guys,

Rocking a new Jamis Renegade Expat with Tiagra 4700 shifters and TRP Spyre brakes. The build is new and the brakes were properly broken in and don't squeal at all.

The issue is this...
04-07-16, 10:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,450
Posted By Epicus07

I'm riding the Shwalbe Marathon Supreme's in a 32...

I'm riding the Shwalbe Marathon Supreme's in a 32 and they measure close to a 30. Really fast and supple. highly recommend!
04-03-16, 10:16 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 16,597
Posted By Epicus07

The replacement shifter came in and is working...

The replacement shifter came in and is working very well. I switched my tires over to Schwalbe Marathon Supreme 32s (actually 30) and put on a new seatpost (Thomson).

The more I ride this bike,...
03-27-16, 08:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 16,597
Posted By Epicus07

Update: Bike shop ordered a replacement...

Update:

Bike shop ordered a replacement shifter to be overnight delivered. It was supposed to arrive Friday but didnt.

I reminded them that we took of tiagra shifters off my wife's expat (she...
03-23-16, 09:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 16,597
Posted By Epicus07

After five long, long, long weeks... my expat has...

After five long, long, long weeks... my expat has finally arrived!

... and it made it all of 10 feet before the left shifter decided that it was homesick for Shimano.

Going to be waiting yet...
03-11-16, 11:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,418
Posted By Epicus07

You could pick one up without tax for 1800 in...

You could pick one up without tax for 1800 in Portland
03-11-16, 08:32 PM
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Views: 16,597
Posted By Epicus07

I'm anxiously awaiting my Expat. Its been a 3...

I'm anxiously awaiting my Expat. Its been a 3 week wait already. 2 more to go!

Congrats on the Exploit. I loved the ride but couldn't convince my wife to let me spend $2000 for a commuter.
03-11-16, 08:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,418
Posted By Epicus07

Jamis Renegade Exploit is pretty sweet!

Jamis Renegade Exploit is pretty sweet!
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Views: 1,356
Posted By Epicus07

Claud Butler - Black Diamond Touring

Hey Guys,

I keep getting this nagging sensation (more like pain between my shoulder blades) that this frame is just too big for me. What would you value the frame/fork and headset at? Its in...
02-07-16, 02:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 710
Posted By Epicus07

Name that Braze-on. Strange Bianchi Content

Hey guys,

I noticed this random Braze-on on the drive side of the down tube. What is this for? I haven't seen one here before.

Thanks

Sorry for the poor photo quality. I'm referring to the...
02-07-16, 10:53 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,983
Posted By Epicus07

I'd love one of each if there are any still...

I'd love one of each if there are any still available.
02-07-16, 10:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 755
Posted By Epicus07

Thank you for the kind words. I've been commuting...

Thank you for the kind words. I've been commuting on it. It's got a really nice ride quality and isn't too heavy.

I'm still on the fence about the fit. Seems ok for short rides but on longer...
02-06-16, 08:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 755
Posted By Epicus07

I believe its the 1998 model year. I would have...

I believe its the 1998 model year. I would have guessed it was older than that but OldPeddaller posted this for me...

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02-06-16, 07:42 PM
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Views: 755
Posted By Epicus07

Winter Project "Woodhouse": Claud Butler Update

Original Post. (http://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1034469-claud-butler-black-diamond-reynolds-531-a.html)

This bike was in fantastic shape. Very low miles and no visible rust despite...
10-29-15, 01:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,346
Posted By Epicus07

N+2: The Search for Commuters

Too Long Didn't Read (TL:dR) at bottom for those who are curious but don't wish to suffer my long winded narrative.

History: My Wife and I both have a 2 hour round trip commute by car. I miss...
10-27-15, 10:27 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,403
Posted By Epicus07

You are a VERY lucky man. If all goes...

You are a VERY lucky man.

If all goes according to plan, I will be picking up an 89 Bianchi Volpe tomorrow and working on that this winter for my wife's touring / commuting project.
10-23-15, 01:16 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,403
Posted By Epicus07

Claud Butler - Black Diamond - Touring / commuter...

Claud Butler - Black Diamond - Touring / commuter

Going to get a tear down to just the frame, acid bath and then a rebuild with upgrades.
10-18-15, 08:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,723
Posted By Epicus07

Shimano Date Codes indicate that this is either a...

Shimano Date Codes indicate that this is either a 1998 or 1999. Here are a few better shots and some of the goodies that CL bestowed upon me.

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10-18-15, 08:34 PM
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Views: 659
Posted By Epicus07

Rust in frame. Seeking your eyes and recommendations.

Hey guys, I started a partial tear down of "Woodhouse" in preparation for some upgrades. There is no rust on the exterior of the frame and it is in excellent condition so I was quite surprised to see...
10-18-15, 02:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,723
Posted By Epicus07

Thank you for that ! I love knowing the history...

Thank you for that ! I love knowing the history of my bikes but often find it hard to unearth. Im planning some very tasteful upgrades that I think you guys will really like.

I'll have to see if I...
10-17-15, 10:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,723
Posted By Epicus07

Its the University of Washington. They have...

Its the University of Washington. They have enclosed individual bike boxes that you cant rent. I'll be pretty close to my $400 budget when I'm done but it will have some sweet additions.

I'll...
10-17-15, 09:04 PM
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Views: 6,723
Posted By Epicus07

You guys are all a bad influence. If its too nice...

You guys are all a bad influence. If its too nice to chain it to a rack then I might as well upgrade it and keep it in a bike box.

Prepare yourselves for upgrades. A lot of the things on my list...
10-15-15, 12:45 AM
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Posted By Epicus07

Very cool! Thank you for sharing that.

Very cool! Thank you for sharing that.
10-14-15, 10:19 AM
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Posted By Epicus07

Thanks for all of the positive comments. I think...

Thanks for all of the positive comments. I think I will have to rent a bike box at school to keep Woodhouse safe. I think the rx100 and 700c wheels would make it early 90s? It also says "Made...
10-13-15, 11:38 PM
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Views: 6,723
Posted By Epicus07

Claud Butler - Black Diamond - Reynolds 531

I've been thinking about trying to bike commute if I get into graduate school. None of my current bikes can handle a rack or be locked up at school so i've been fantasizing about finding something...
09-19-15, 10:42 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,932
Posted By Epicus07

Wow. I could not have designed a better dream...

Wow. I could not have designed a better dream bike with years of planning, stranded on a desert island.

I have only one question which I know is terrible to ask. I would expect with fenders,...
09-19-15, 09:34 AM
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Posted By Epicus07

Not C&V yet but here is yesterday's score for...

Not C&V yet but here is yesterday's score for $700.

The paint is in rough shape and is peeling pretty easily. I feel like the titanium is trying to break through and shine. I'm all about original...
09-14-15, 04:23 PM
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Views: 17,886
Posted By Epicus07

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7150/6528530743_08c...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7150/6528530743_08c638b8ac_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/aWUqJT)[url=https://flic.kr/p/aWUqJT]
09-11-15, 04:53 PM
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Views: 181,919
Posted By Epicus07

Looks fantastic

Looks fantastic
09-05-15, 01:02 PM
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Views: 366
Posted By Epicus07

How to Identify Chorus Hubs (post 2006)

Hey guys,

Checking out a wheelset that is a bit of a drive from me. Supposedly has the newest version of chorus hubs (oversize cartridge style). Doesn't say chorus under campagnolo like the record...
Replies: 12
Views: 1,347
Posted By Epicus07

You're welcome. I appreciate your time and...

You're welcome. I appreciate your time and expertise.

FWIW the wheels just sold for $225.
09-01-15, 05:34 PM
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Views: 276,515
Posted By Epicus07

Wow! I normally hate gold but that is beautiful.

Wow! I normally hate gold but that is beautiful.
08-29-15, 11:47 PM
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Posted By Epicus07

Fiancée in Redwoods. 474089

Fiancée in Redwoods.
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08-24-15, 01:35 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 11,984
Posted By Epicus07

Have you tried letting your high limit screw out...

Have you tried letting your high limit screw out a little?
08-21-15, 10:57 PM
Replies: 8,089
Views: 2,767,972
Posted By Epicus07

Wow! Fantastic build. Love the look of the...

Wow! Fantastic build. Love the look of the cockpit. Great colors and balance. I don't think i'd change a single thing.
08-16-15, 03:18 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 11,984
Posted By Epicus07

I had a bengal once. Used to do what I refer to...

I had a bengal once. Used to do what I refer to as "Bengal *****ing". Yours super talkative?
08-16-15, 03:04 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 11,984
Posted By Epicus07

You sir, are hilarious.

You sir, are hilarious.
08-16-15, 02:52 PM
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Views: 19,071
Posted By Epicus07

Which De Rosa is your Favorite?

I had a 1983 De Rosa Professional once. I loved it. It had beautiful pantographed super record and I did something very very stupid. I sold it. I love vintage frames and the aesthetics of vintage...
08-16-15, 02:31 PM
Replies: 8,089
Views: 2,767,972
Posted By Epicus07

Thank you for taking off that test ride silver...

Thank you for taking off that test ride silver and putting on the black tape. Looks fantastic!!
08-16-15, 02:28 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 11,984
Posted By Epicus07

So.....How does it ride??

So.....How does it ride??
08-06-15, 05:39 PM
Replies: 8,089
Views: 2,767,972
Posted By Epicus07

Beautiful! Strong work. How would you feel about...

Beautiful! Strong work. How would you feel about some black tape?
Replies: 12
Views: 1,347
Posted By Epicus07

Misc Campagnolo Super Record, Nuovo Record and C-Record Parts

Hey Guys, Selling off some Random Campagnolo Parts that I pulled off of my Colnago Super. I'm going to build it up with a modern group and wanted know what I should price these at.

Thanks
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07-29-15, 04:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 988
Posted By Epicus07

So after exhaustive research I am about 95%...

So after exhaustive research I am about 95% certain it is a 1990 Colnago Super. There is no rifling in the adjacent tubes at the bottom bracket which is consistent with Columbus SL tubing.
A 1990...
07-27-15, 01:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 988
Posted By Epicus07

New Photos! ...

New Photos!


https://www.flickr.com/photos/47833614@N04/sets/72157656020052440

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