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08-31-20, 06:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 165
Posted By MiloFrance

Ultimate vintage Bianchi accessory?

Went over to a friends house to pick some wire up for a restoration. His hobby and sideline is restoring vintage radios, and without changing the internals, adds a bluetooth panel and modern...
05-13-20, 03:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 565
Posted By MiloFrance

The fork has certainly deteriorated in the last...

The fork has certainly deteriorated in the last few months. my car body shop friends will spray at a very good price so money is not too much of an object but you are right about the scratching... I...
05-03-20, 01:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 137
Posted By MiloFrance

I posted this too early. I'll take it off and...

I posted this too early. I'll take it off and measure it. /idiot :bang:
03-27-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 13,401
Posted By MiloFrance

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/736x552/titanio_c7864fadf6662d4b2921ef70351775e32b779c4a.jpg
Not my favourite ride but aesthetically it's this or the Faggin. Or the Holdsworth...
03-18-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 58,151
Views: 8,494,269
Posted By MiloFrance

This is nice! Facebook group link...

This is nice! Facebook group link...
03-18-20, 08:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 812
Posted By MiloFrance

Gorgeous. I was about to put this on the "Are you...

Gorgeous. I was about to put this on the "Are you looking" thread...
03-12-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 534
Posted By MiloFrance

My first Lejeune...

... and it was a freebie. Right place, right time, I was the first to say "I'll give it a good home", and the owner was delighted that it was going to a collector of sorts.
I thought the leather...
02-23-20, 01:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 940
Posted By MiloFrance

My Faggin re-chrome and re-paint at the Faggin...

My Faggin re-chrome and re-paint at the Faggin factory was about 450€ from memory, maybe a little less. Although it's beautiful, that's the price of a very nice condition complete and original C&V...
01-29-20, 01:28 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,700
Posted By MiloFrance

Although Carbon bikes that are laid up by hand...

Although Carbon bikes that are laid up by hand and genuinely full custom are available (I know of at least one company that offers carbon custom in 1mm increments...), it's relatively recent. BITD...
01-23-20, 03:04 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 7,752
Posted By MiloFrance

As well as my parents owning a restaurant, Dad...

As well as my parents owning a restaurant, Dad was also a film maker, and won a couple of prizes with his clockwork Bolex, later upgraded to an EL. I still have the cameras pictured below, but would...
01-20-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 58,151
Views: 8,494,269
Posted By MiloFrance

I have a 1990 one of these in a 58cm, resprayed....

I have a 1990 one of these in a 58cm, resprayed. It's one of my favorite riding bikes, although the price asked for this one is a little steep imho.
01-03-20, 03:39 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 16,028
Posted By MiloFrance

Possibly my rarest and most collectible bike....

Possibly my rarest and most collectible bike. Also least ridden of the ones in my size range....
12-22-19, 01:21 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 33,176
Posted By MiloFrance

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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1990, all original Biopace/Exage Sport
12-12-19, 10:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 629
Posted By MiloFrance

Racing Bik / Kestrel / Aegis

Some of you may have seen my Racing Bik from the workshops of Didier Louis. The same design was also badged Kestrel and Aegis, although I've never worked out which was the chicken and which the egg....
11-13-19, 12:34 PM
Replies: 6,516
Views: 586,732
Posted By MiloFrance

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Not very exciting, but very useful!
11-06-19, 03:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,758
Posted By MiloFrance

Impressive!

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/11/05/82-year-old-become-first-person-britain-cycle-one-million-miles/

Wow.
11-01-19, 11:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,659
Posted By MiloFrance

This is a bit of a zombie thread that has...

This is a bit of a zombie thread that has reappeared because of this (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1187062-big-win-eroica-gaiole.html)
10-31-19, 01:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 566
Posted By MiloFrance

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10-31-19, 01:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 566
Posted By MiloFrance

Big win at the Eroica Gaiole

Bob, Darren, Andy and I went to Gaiole this year, Bob on his not quite identified Alain Redolfi, Andy on a Holdsworth, and Darren on his Mercier 300. I didn't know that Faggin were having a trade...
10-21-19, 02:41 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 19,669
Posted By MiloFrance

My rideables, with one or two exceptions. In...

My rideables, with one or two exceptions.

In the stand on the floor, 1984 Guerciotti, current favorite. Hanging, from the left: Late 70s Mercier Mixte*, 1998 Colnago Titanio Mapei, 1976 Holdsworth...
09-22-19, 10:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 512
Posted By MiloFrance

Your smaller frame size could have meant a...

Your smaller frame size could have meant a different reinforcing pattern to achieve the same end.
09-09-19, 01:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,253
Posted By MiloFrance

My first instinct was decent level Gitane,...

My first instinct was decent level Gitane, looking at the swaged seat stay tops and lugs. Its possible I'm being misled by the very Gitane Pro blue paint job though. Looks nice whatever it is.
09-03-19, 11:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 461
Posted By MiloFrance

Never heard of Jean Brun si a quick bit of...

Never heard of Jean Brun si a quick bit of research and I found he was a racer in the 50s/60s and opened his shop in the centre of the city.

I looked up the shop on goooogle maps. It was 100m...
08-17-19, 12:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,573
Posted By MiloFrance

Great find even if it's more modern. The problem...

Great find even if it's more modern. The problem is that as soon as someone rides it, it's been ridden. OK, that sounds weird but I hope you see what I mean?
08-17-19, 12:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 862
Posted By MiloFrance

Nobody get out of this life alive. A sad day...

Nobody get out of this life alive. A sad day indeed but reading the list of his palmarés above, what struck me is the time between wins. Example, Paris-Brussels, '66 and '76. That's career longevity...
08-16-19, 11:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,279
Posted By MiloFrance

Generally speaking, seat stay finishing with a...

Generally speaking, seat stay finishing with a wrapover is not a low end frame. Lack of bottle cage bosses puts it in the 70s? as does the stem. If you were in the UK I'd say...
08-16-19, 11:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,866
Posted By MiloFrance

It's finally found a home. My acquaintance Serge...

It's finally found a home. My acquaintance Serge (remember this one? (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1161841-very-nice-french-one-you.html)) came over to see what I had and away it went 2...
08-05-19, 12:32 PM
Replies: 881
Views: 148,472
Posted By MiloFrance

My Sunday morning ride took me past this... The...

My Sunday morning ride took me past this... The Mottet was the cream of the bunch for me, not the cheapest seller, but good to see they were all in decent condition!

...
07-30-19, 02:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 398
Posted By MiloFrance

Interesting young builder in Toulouse

I met this lad's dad today. He was loading a skinny tubed bike in to the back of a car, so of course I threw it in reverse (I was in my van) and had a chat.
https://www.facebook.com/baudoubikes/...
06-05-19, 10:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,460
Posted By MiloFrance

Evening all. Summer work has started and I'm...

Evening all. Summer work has started and I'm behind on everything! One of the 9 made it in to GMBN tech news! I used to work in my LBS with Fin, the owner of the shiny Manitou. 15:50 in to the vid:...
04-17-19, 04:28 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,460
Posted By MiloFrance

taking it home for a polish. Should be a year or...

taking it home for a polish. Should be a year or two before she out grows...
09-20-14, 04:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,331
Posted By MiloFrance

.....with photos of everything except the...

.....with photos of everything except the beautiful Walter lugs... ;)
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