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08-04-14, 12:25 AM
Replies: 1,397
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Posted By U5512

1986 Electric Rose Trofeo... ...

1986 Electric Rose Trofeo...
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08-03-14, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,606
Posted By U5512

I do already have an EROS with fully Campy; my...

I do already have an EROS with fully Campy; my 2nd Bianchi.
http://i884.photobucket.com/albums/ac47/U5512/Bicycles/bianchi5_zpsd194f205.jpg
08-03-14, 05:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,606
Posted By U5512

3rd Bianchi in less than 3 months?

I don't think I am out to collect Bianchis, but I just have to get it if the price is right. Here is my third Bianchi in less than three months. This one is a light pink Trofeo, vintage 1980...
07-28-14, 11:58 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 20,335
Posted By U5512

Beautiful bike! I have a Trek 720 Multitrack but...

Beautiful bike! I have a Trek 720 Multitrack but now you inspired me to get a Trek 750!!!
07-26-14, 11:48 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,888
Posted By U5512

Me three.

Me three.
07-17-14, 07:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,072
Posted By U5512

I've had great success removing rusts from...

I've had great success removing rusts from chromed parts by using distilled vinegar.
07-10-14, 01:59 PM
Replies: 1,397
Views: 438,281
Posted By U5512

1996 blue Bianchi Eros and 1997 red Bianchi...

1996 blue Bianchi Eros and 1997 red Bianchi Campione D'Italia. Full Campy components for both bikes.
http://i884.photobucket.com/albums/ac47/U5512/Bicycles/bianchi5_zpsd194f205.jpg...
07-09-14, 08:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,454
Posted By U5512

Bought this pair of SR500 Cannondales from the...

Bought this pair of SR500 Cannondales from the husband and wife for $300. They were purchased at the same time back in 1988. I've since sold off the bigger bike and keep the smaller one that fits...
07-09-14, 02:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 12,654
Posted By U5512

I don't have an answer for you, but I have an '87...

I don't have an answer for you, but I have an '87 / '88 model year SR500 (which I am currently restoring) that has Tange 7.G and Made in Japan engraved on the steerer. According to vintage...
07-08-14, 01:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,278
Posted By U5512

Me too! My compressor's output is set at 100 PSI...

Me too! My compressor's output is set at 100 PSI so when my tire gets to 100 PSI and I can tell no more air is going in, I am done filling!
07-08-14, 01:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,361
Posted By U5512

Sharp looking Bianchi!

Sharp looking Bianchi!
07-01-14, 12:22 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 15,447
Posted By U5512

Wow! Glad your friend is OK and wasn't injured.

Wow! Glad your friend is OK and wasn't injured.
06-30-14, 11:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,028
Posted By U5512

No worries....we are here to help!!!

No worries....we are here to help!!!
06-30-14, 10:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,028
Posted By U5512

He was removing Cassette and NOT freewheel!!! ...

He was removing Cassette and NOT freewheel!!! BIG DIFFERENCE and why the chainwhip!!!
06-30-14, 10:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,028
Posted By U5512

As Andy said above the chainwhip plays NO PART in...

As Andy said above the chainwhip plays NO PART in removing the freewheel. Put in your Park Tool FR1.2 and a socket that fits over the FR1.2. Use a long breaker bar and hold the wheel steady while...
06-29-14, 12:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,216
Posted By U5512

Clean up the Bianchi and hit the road!!!

Clean up the Bianchi and hit the road!!!
06-28-14, 02:29 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 15,285
Posted By U5512

I have a Trek 720 Multitrack and it is an awesome...

I have a Trek 720 Multitrack and it is an awesome bike for running errands and or commuting.
06-24-14, 09:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,158
Posted By U5512

Pawnshops are like "dog pounds" for bikes!!!

Just got home from rescuing this blue Bianchi Eros from a local pawnshop. The bike has scratches here and there but it is in good overall condition. All Campy components except for the rims. The stem...
06-22-14, 08:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,124
Posted By U5512

I must be OLD!!!

I just don't dig the modern styling of road bikes such as this Trek, but to each his own I guess...:cry:


http://i884.photobucket.com/albums/ac47/U5512/Bicycles/Trek_zpsdd304726.jpg...
06-22-14, 07:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,706
Posted By U5512

Based on the serial number etched on the chain...

Based on the serial number etched on the chain stay, the frame was manufactured at the end of October, 1987, but sold as an '88 model since mine has blue painted Nitto quill stem. I am in the...
06-22-14, 07:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,001
Posted By U5512

What is the problem with $4200 list price? A...

What is the problem with $4200 list price?

A high end IBM (yes, there was a company called IBM back then!) PC or Apple machine was around $4200 or had the same list price as the titanium Fuji...
06-22-14, 01:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,706
Posted By U5512

http://i884.photobucket.com/albums/ac47/U5512/Bicy...

http://i884.photobucket.com/albums/ac47/U5512/Bicycles/Cannondale92_zpse1f3b454.jpg

http://i884.photobucket.com/albums/ac47/U5512/Bicycles/Cannondale92_zpse1f3b454.jpg
06-21-14, 12:25 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 151,826
Posted By U5512

Here is my all original 1978 Super Grand Prix. ...

Here is my all original 1978 Super Grand Prix. Can't wait to take it apart to clean and lube and make it road worthy again....
06-20-14, 09:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,521
Posted By U5512

You stated the freewheel is a cheapo freewheel in...

You stated the freewheel is a cheapo freewheel in your very first sentence so get another cheapo freewheel and be done with.
06-19-14, 10:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,132
Posted By U5512

Nice frame and that top tube is up to my chest...

Nice frame and that top tube is up to my chest when the bike is complete with wheels!
06-19-14, 10:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,630
Posted By U5512

Raleigh is well known for those '70s style...

Raleigh is well known for those '70s style graphic....Here is my 1978 Raleigh Super Grand Prix!!!
http://i884.photobucket.com/albums/ac47/U5512/Bicycles/P1500656_zpsf608c7a3.jpg...
06-15-14, 05:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,862
Posted By U5512

Hi Brad, Thanks for your reply and it does...

Hi Brad,

Thanks for your reply and it does make a lot of sense to me now as my bike was made in late October of 1987. I will keep it painted blue then as I have seen another SR500 just like it...
06-15-14, 02:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,862
Posted By U5512

1987 Cannondale SR500 Nitto Stem question....

Hello!

I am refurbishing an '87 Cannondale SR500, and I have a question about the Nitto stem. I know the Nitto stem came with the bike as equipped from Cannondale, but was it painted blue as in...
Replies: 3
Views: 687
Posted By U5512

I cannot help you with the model, but it's a...

I cannot help you with the model, but it's a steal at $30!!! The bike was made for tall people so I don't know you will be able to ride or flipping it for a profit.
06-06-14, 10:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 921
Posted By U5512

Have you tried to put the screw on (without the...

Have you tried to put the screw on (without the crank arm) to see if it go in by itself?
Replies: 2
Views: 990
Posted By U5512

$125 (or less) for a clean / ride-ready Schwinn...

$125 (or less) for a clean / ride-ready Schwinn Continental is GOOD to go for me.
05-12-14, 12:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,981
Posted By U5512

After owning the bike for a couple of days, I...

After owning the bike for a couple of days, I have to admit the Varsity does look GREAT with the fenders ON and they will stay ON!!! I've ordered "fine and medium" bronze wool pads to begin the...
05-09-14, 07:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,981
Posted By U5512

Good reading about EF frame manufacturing by...

Good reading about EF frame manufacturing by Schwinn....thanks!!!
05-09-14, 07:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,981
Posted By U5512

Thank you "The Golden Boy"!!! The bike fits me...

Thank you "The Golden Boy"!!! The bike fits me perfectly and I am very happy that I bought it. I intent to clean her up as best as I can, and keep it all original and not replace any parts except...
05-09-14, 06:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,981
Posted By U5512

My FIRST EVER SCHWINN bicycle....!!!

Yellow is my favorite color so when I spotted the yellow bike in this picture from the Craigslist ad, I called the seller to inquire about the yellow bike. Seller told me the yellow bike is a...
05-04-14, 10:56 PM
Replies: 726
Views: 186,459
Posted By U5512

http://i884.photobucket.com/albums/ac47/U5512/Bicy...

http://i884.photobucket.com/albums/ac47/U5512/Bicycles/P1500383_zpsf29c815e.jpg
http://i884.photobucket.com/albums/ac47/U5512/Bicycles/P1500391_zps8010f052.jpg
Replies: 5
Views: 1,821
Posted By U5512

Thanks for your inputs gentlemen! It seems the...

Thanks for your inputs gentlemen! It seems the bikes (Bianchi & Raleigh) are worth fixing up to be decent riders.
Replies: 5
Views: 1,821
Posted By U5512

Old Bianchi Strada ...

Is this Bianchi Strada worth $50 ??? It is about 22 inches from center crank to top seat post.
http://i884.photobucket.com/albums/ac47/U5512/Bicycles/P1500319_zps285af693.jpg...
Replies: 3
Views: 2,854
Posted By U5512

Old Raleigh Nottingham England bike...worth anything?

Is this Raleigh bike worth anything? It is about 22 inches from center crank to top seat post.
http://i884.photobucket.com/albums/ac47/U5512/Bicycles/P1500346_zps1e908e3c.jpg...
04-28-14, 10:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,859
Posted By U5512

Through the website below, I found out my Campeon...

Through the website below, I found out my Campeon was born in 1997!!!:thumb:

1997 Bianchi Campione D'Italia - BikePedia...
04-28-14, 07:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,859
Posted By U5512

How old is my Bianchi Campeon d'Italia?

Just bought this Bianchi from a pawnshop to ride around in the summer. She is a little rough looking but rides smoothly. I am a newbie to riding and bikes. Great Forum!!! Thanks in...
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