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04-26-20, 02:08 AM
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Posted By mr_macgee

Thank you, I think you may have nailed it. With...

Thank you, I think you may have nailed it. With your response, they look like Bontrager Race Lite's? I think I did ok for $250 Euros for the whole bike.
04-24-20, 01:41 PM
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Views: 459,133
Posted By mr_macgee

Nice job and looking forward to seeing it...

Nice job and looking forward to seeing it finished.

These make for speedy around town bikes. While they can be stiff (umhum: sore rear for long trips), they're great for short ride arounds. I...
04-21-20, 02:35 AM
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Views: 459,133
Posted By mr_macgee

USPS Mail & packages have been flying cross...

USPS Mail & packages have been flying cross country for me and faster than normal or at least typical arrival postal times. It's been useful getting parts and gear quickly for home time projects. I...
04-17-20, 02:00 PM
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Views: 459,133
Posted By mr_macgee

Nice Raleigh natterberrl. I'm also in the...

Nice Raleigh natterberrl.

I'm also in the middle of building up mine that thats been collecting dust in the rafters for many years, it did not have an easy life previously. Now cobbling together a...
04-16-20, 03:39 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 14,290
Posted By mr_macgee

Hi Babie, I'm late responding to this thread...

Hi Babie,

I'm late responding to this thread but I like your thinking of a Mixte. I have built many of them for myself and for houseguest to ride and have so much fun riding them, they're always...
02-22-13, 12:15 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,509
Posted By mr_macgee

Do you have any pics of the non-drive side...

Do you have any pics of the non-drive side showing the cable routing? I'm curious if yours has the same deep groove for the brake cable on the side of the top tube as mine. Really nice job on the...
08-12-12, 01:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,202
Posted By mr_macgee

I disagree, it looks like asia, maybe islands and...

I disagree, it looks like asia, maybe islands and where the brits left there dirty paws with right hand steering.
07-09-12, 04:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,568
Posted By mr_macgee

Thanks welder, So I take it that these bars...

Thanks welder,

So I take it that these bars are not new (70's-) but come from the 50's or earlier and nothing special?

Sorry for the silly questions, it's just finding these bars in such great...
07-09-12, 12:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,568
Posted By mr_macgee

Thanks clubman, The flyer looks very similar...

Thanks clubman,

The flyer looks very similar but i think the stem area is a sleeve and not bulged out.

RHM,

Thanks I'll take a look at velobase but if anyone has any idea what these may be I...
07-07-12, 05:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,568
Posted By mr_macgee

Thanks for the reply. I have to admit the photos...

Thanks for the reply. I have to admit the photos don't show true shape, there like major Taylor's with a shallow drop. I need to photograph the bars again.

The guy who built the bike was a big...
07-07-12, 03:27 AM
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Views: 1,568
Posted By mr_macgee

Can anyone identify these vintage Track Bars: Lauterwassers?Major Taylors? For 23.8mm

Can anyone identify these vintage Track Bars: Lauterwassers? Major Taylors? For 23.8mm stem.

I have no idea who made them but they look like Lauterwasser bars. They came off an Olympic track bike...
06-18-12, 01:06 AM
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Posted By mr_macgee

It was made before '84 but not by much as they...

It was made before '84 but not by much as they started making all there frames with two sets of water bottle mounts starting in '84
06-12-12, 09:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,085
Posted By mr_macgee

Hey Force, I know this is an old thread but...

Hey Force,

I know this is an old thread but is there any update and did you ever figure out how and which parts to make it work in index? I'm in the same situation.

Cheers
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Views: 4,781
Posted By mr_macgee

Luke, Your bike is a very average Bianchi during...

Luke, Your bike is a very average Bianchi during it's mass production days. Please grow up, stop bothering people about this bike and just keep the bike or sell it on ebay. If you are so confident...
08-07-11, 03:56 PM
Replies: 21
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Posted By mr_macgee

Tubes can measure straight even though the head...

Tubes can measure straight even though the head tube lugs have been stressed and pushed in changing the head tube angle. Looking at the photo's on your _Bay ad I say this may be the case. The top lug...
02-28-11, 04:18 AM
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Posted By mr_macgee

Jonny Cycles Track Frame 55cm ...

Jonny Cycles Track Frame 55cm


http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=230590430318#ht_6563wt_1141

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4051/4349662670_2a276b130e_z.jpg
02-28-11, 04:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 29,980
Posted By mr_macgee

Left bank, have them on three bikes. I like them...

Left bank, have them on three bikes. I like them the best.

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5006/5369765694_cb37c48c10_z.jpg
05-01-10, 05:25 PM
Replies: 1,593
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Posted By mr_macgee

3rd bike For bar hopping and guest. Largest Mixte...

3rd bike For bar hopping and guest. Largest Mixte I ever rode or seen. Seat tube (center to center): 54.6cm, Top tube (Horz.) 56.5cm.

I'm 5'11" and the seat height in the picture is set for me....
05-01-10, 12:26 PM
Replies: 1,387
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Posted By mr_macgee

Univega Mixte

3rd bike For bar hopping and guest. Largest Mixte I ever rode or seen. Seat tube (center to center): 54.6cm, Top tube (Horz.) 56.5cm.

I'm 5'11" and the seat height in the picture is set for me....
11-11-09, 12:51 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,330
Posted By mr_macgee

Get a 47CM Stripper. If the frame doesn't work...

Get a 47CM Stripper. If the frame doesn't work out. Then sell the frame for a $100 and buy a old Univega Woman's frame and use the parts off the Stripper like I did with the bike on the bottom of...
11-11-09, 09:14 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,330
Posted By mr_macgee

Just built this up for my GF. ...

Just built this up for my GF.

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2690/4093410571_b82a794ff1_b.jpg
11-10-09, 06:10 PM
Replies: 1,593
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Posted By mr_macgee

Univega Supra Sport frameset found on craigslist....

Univega Supra Sport frameset found on craigslist. Built with Mercier kilo & Velo Orange parts into a mixte town bike.

Fun and fast bike to ride and actually a pretty stiff frame, solid but a bit...
11-09-09, 12:38 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By mr_macgee

As you've seen the other contentious post's, the...

As you've seen the other contentious post's, the one above is correct. I will only add that if you want to go threaded you need to create threads down to where the top of the headset will be. They...
10-29-09, 03:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,981
Posted By mr_macgee

Thanks, Have no idea what type of tubing. Bought...

Thanks, Have no idea what type of tubing. Bought the frame used and no tubing label is on the frame.

The frame is stiff and steers straight but at the same time it's doesn't rattle your bones,...
10-29-09, 01:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,981
Posted By mr_macgee

I got my frame for a really good price. The frame...

I got my frame for a really good price. The frame sat in my house unbuilt for about a year but needed a townie, I now make up for it by trying to ride it everyday. I do feel guilty using it as a...
10-29-09, 12:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,981
Posted By mr_macgee

I have a lugged Davidson Signature Track frameset...

I have a lugged Davidson Signature Track frameset with beautiful rear drop outs, I've never seen these before.

Great frame and joy to ride. The best track frame I've ridden yet, very smooth and...
10-16-09, 03:43 PM
Replies: 164
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Posted By mr_macgee

Thanks for the heads up! You just saved me the...

Thanks for the heads up! You just saved me the hassle of keep wondering when there will be more so I can order one. Just ordered a 53cm Blue star. Wish they had one in a 55cm.

I know these bikes...
10-16-09, 02:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,358
Posted By mr_macgee

It's a Coppi and these have been selling for a...

It's a Coppi and these have been selling for a while. Pretty sure it's a road bike geometry frame and they just omitted some braze-on's and added rear track drop outs to an existing production model,...
10-16-09, 12:51 PM
Replies: 1,593
Views: 510,018
Posted By mr_macgee

Davidson track 55cm frame retired and put out to...

Davidson track 55cm frame retired and put out to pasture. Built up with a mish mash of old gear to make a townie. Best ride I ever had for around town. Super smooth, solid, fast and comfortable.
...
09-24-09, 02:50 PM
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Posted By mr_macgee

May you receive many flat tires in you life!

May you receive many flat tires in you life!
09-24-09, 11:28 AM
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Posted By mr_macgee

You will most likely need a medium reach brake in...

You will most likely need a medium reach brake in the range of 50mm-60mm. It's probably around 55-57mm from center of brake pad bolt to the center of brake mount hole on frame. Pretty much old center...
09-23-09, 06:34 PM
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Posted By mr_macgee

OK BikeDirect, Now that most strippers are sold...

OK BikeDirect, Now that most strippers are sold out; what's the schedule for the next shipment for blue, white...etc?

Cheers

PS: Nice job on the Stripper.
09-23-09, 05:58 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 22,018
Posted By mr_macgee

Sucks, Blue just sold out. One day too late. I...

Sucks, Blue just sold out. One day too late. I snoozed and I loosed,
09-22-09, 04:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 807
Posted By mr_macgee

+1 for Velo Orange, I have the stem and lot's...

+1 for Velo Orange, I have the stem and lot's gear from them and can highly recommend buying from them. Velo-O has nice gear especially for the price.
09-21-09, 03:18 PM
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Views: 20,980
Posted By mr_macgee

I raced track for years and trust me riding fixed...

I raced track for years and trust me riding fixed on the street with no brakes can be bad for your knees, especially if you have an existing injury.

But hey, you guys are young & new at it and...
09-21-09, 02:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,647
Posted By mr_macgee

Also check out Pyramid Cross Brake Levers, very...

Also check out Pyramid Cross Brake Levers, very low/clean profile. I have these on two bikes and have worked really well. The price is right too
09-21-09, 02:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,647
Posted By mr_macgee

Go With a Odyssey, there cheap and work well.

Go With a Odyssey, there cheap and work well.
04-13-09, 01:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,204
Posted By mr_macgee

The tires came off one of my old cyclocross...

The tires came off one of my old cyclocross bikes, they're Vittoria "Lizard I" but they are not in production anymore and were only for team riders. I found them heavy, too sluggish on the road (a...
04-12-09, 07:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,204
Posted By mr_macgee

Thanks Spook for the comment. Do your homework,...

Thanks Spook for the comment. Do your homework, I have one of these bikes. If you think having to a buy a brake adapter/extender for the rear brake to reach the rim is a brilliant design then OK....
04-11-09, 09:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,117
Posted By mr_macgee

It's a good deal but you need to look at the big...

It's a good deal but you need to look at the big picture on overall cost of building the bike up and comparing it with your budget. The KHS is the exact frame as the Kilo tt, they just have different...
04-11-09, 06:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,204
Posted By mr_macgee

Well then your going to have problems with a rear...

Well then your going to have problems with a rear brake working.
04-11-09, 03:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,204
Posted By mr_macgee

Don't do it, not worth the hassles for a frame...

Don't do it, not worth the hassles for a frame not well designed. Get a Schwinn Madison and strip the paint to reveal the nickel/chrome. More work but a way better frame and look IMHO.

Do a search.
03-18-09, 05:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,961
Posted By mr_macgee

If thats the only choices, hands down Omnium.

If thats the only choices, hands down Omnium.
02-06-09, 08:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,510
Posted By mr_macgee

Here you go:...

Here you go:...
02-06-09, 04:14 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 44,979
Posted By mr_macgee

Yes. +1 on raw clearcoat. I've seen quite a...

Yes. +1 on raw clearcoat.

I've seen quite a few done this way in my hood. Red anodized NMSW rims look good with a raw frame
02-03-09, 04:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,997
Posted By mr_macgee

http://velospace.org/files/blk1.JPG

http://velospace.org/files/blk1.JPG
02-02-09, 06:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,408
Posted By mr_macgee

I think this looks pretty nice for a out of the...

I think this looks pretty nice for a out of the box LBS bike.

http://www.giant-bicycles.com/_upload_us/bikes/models/zooms/2009/Bowery-84-White.jpg
02-02-09, 05:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 818
Posted By mr_macgee

That was my first fixie and learned how to skid...

That was my first fixie and learned how to skid when I was five, although it doesn't stop very well.
02-02-09, 12:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 479
Posted By mr_macgee

You'll have approx 2.3" stand over clearance with...

You'll have approx 2.3" stand over clearance with the 60cm frame, less if you run with 28c tires. Depending on torso and arm length the top tube length (61.5cm) should be fine, you can always go with...
02-01-09, 02:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,085
Posted By mr_macgee

I believe Shimano UN54 is JIS taper, where Sugino...

I believe Shimano UN54 is JIS taper, where Sugino 75 has ISO taper & use a 109mm BB for 42mm chainline.
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