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07-02-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 70
Posted By jamesdak

Oh, and Velocals should have most (or all) the...

Oh, and Velocals should have most (or all) the artwork to reproduce the decals if you want them. They were able to provide all the decals on my Antares despite not showing them in their online...
07-02-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 70
Posted By jamesdak

Hey, that was me!! I still remember how surprised...

Hey, that was me!! I still remember how surprised I was to see a response from Dario. Roberto Billato has been very responsive over the years in replying to my simple questions on their involvement...
07-02-20, 05:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 70
Posted By jamesdak

Hope this helps. From the 1991 Catalog. The...

Hope this helps. From the 1991 Catalog. The only one I've been able to find for the period in which they were producing bikes.

...
07-01-20, 07:45 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,159
Posted By jamesdak

And the ones I've moved on to other riders. ...

And the ones I've moved on to other riders.

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/800x450/165021893_45af3732a0bf8d46a3b5e7d22ead55cea336cd31.jpg
Club Fuji...
07-01-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,159
Posted By jamesdak

And More of them. ...

And More of them.

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/800x491/166081196_821d4b89ce9eea8e275cb2b25fb8d9c49c55e053.jpg
PDG Paramount...
07-01-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,159
Posted By jamesdak

I guess I can play too. First I'll start with...

I guess I can play too. First I'll start with the ones I currently have and ride.
...
06-28-20, 07:18 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,940
Posted By jamesdak

Yep, I get it. My reservations at Glacier N.P....

Yep, I get it. My reservations at Glacier N.P. were just cancelled too as the Blackfeet have wisely decided to keep the reservation closed the rest of the tourist season. It's all good. Montana is...
06-26-20, 10:56 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,009
Posted By jamesdak

^ Wow!!!!!!! Red, White, and Blue and a Billato...

^ Wow!!!!!!! Red, White, and Blue and a Billato built Lemond. The Trifecta!

I would LOVE to find one of these in my size. I am so envious.
06-26-20, 10:43 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 13,181
Posted By jamesdak

Thanks, it was a blast to drive! My latest...

Thanks, it was a blast to drive!

My latest one is a true joy too.


https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/800x460/170826778_405998584df65deab7505e9449287083026af457.jpg
340i...
04-30-20, 06:49 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 19,896
Posted By jamesdak

This got me curious so I checked last year's...

This got me curious so I checked last year's logs. I rode 27 different bikes last year. I was surprised to see what the top bike was.......

#1...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-20, 07:11 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,144
Posted By jamesdak

Have you considered the used market for a frame? ...

Have you considered the used market for a frame? Plenty of high end light steel frames from back in the day available. I will agree with many of the others to say that light isn't everything. I've...
02-21-20, 07:36 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,080
Posted By jamesdak

I'm sure there is but I've never bothered to...

I'm sure there is but I've never bothered to check, LOL!
02-20-20, 04:04 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,080
Posted By jamesdak

I have 9 different Billato built bikes right now...

I have 9 different Billato built bikes right now with the Silva style, hand made pantographed rear brake bridge. The one on the Lemond Gan GLx was mounted in reverse compared to all the rest of them...
02-04-20, 07:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,879
Posted By jamesdak

Silva was just a manufacturer of braze on parts. ...

Silva was just a manufacturer of braze on parts. Love to see more of your Lemond. Me encanta ver ms de tu Lemond
01-25-20, 10:08 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 7,005
Posted By jamesdak

What a bird!!!!!!!!!!! First saw those flying in...

What a bird!!!!!!!!!!! First saw those flying in the early 80s' at Ft Polk when they flew in support of the tanks. Still my favorite aircraft and a true hero of the ground pounders. The sound of that...
01-25-20, 10:02 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 7,005
Posted By jamesdak

How many know that the old flash handle from the...

How many know that the old flash handle from the Graflex was the origin for the Jedi's Lightsaber?

Lightsaber story...
01-24-20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 7,005
Posted By jamesdak

Well for years and years I had pretty much every...

Well for years and years I had pretty much every 7 series Minolta ever made as well as others. From the SR-7 up to the final Maxxum 7D including some rangefinders in the mix with the SLRs. Most where...
01-24-20, 07:36 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 7,005
Posted By jamesdak

Well, for static landscape work I've been using...

Well, for static landscape work I've been using DSLRs for years to get hi res shots that kill my old 120 stuff. Basic techniques is to shoot the scene with a prime telephoto and break it up into as...
01-19-20, 05:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 264
Posted By jamesdak

Yeah, I'm sure it is old. Here's the same bike...

Yeah, I'm sure it is old. Here's the same bike being talked about.

https://www.steel-vintage.com/blog/2015/02/billato-cromovelato-1983/

Hopefully, they'll add on some current images and...
01-19-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 404
Posted By jamesdak

^ Good News!

^ Good News!
01-19-20, 07:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 264
Posted By jamesdak

Billato site up and running!

For fans of Billato bikes, check out the new website!

Billato Bikes (https://www.billato.com/)

And this old school beauty.

Supercorsa (https://www.billato.com/supercorsa)
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-20, 06:30 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,732
Posted By jamesdak

Oops, sorry should have mentioned who. I meant...

Oops, sorry should have mentioned who. I meant Lemond. I was talking with Ben McCarthy. His email is ben@lemond.cc.

Here's the text of the email from last Jan:

"Greetings Jim, hope you're well...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-20, 05:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,732
Posted By jamesdak

Contact the company directly. Last year they...

Contact the company directly. Last year they still had a bunch of frames in the factory. Quoted me $2300 for one. I was dealing with a guy named Ben.
01-12-20, 08:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 711
Posted By jamesdak

I had an 87 Tempo and Fuji S12-s. I converted the...

I had an 87 Tempo and Fuji S12-s. I converted the Fuji and it was fairly simple with plenty of room for the fat tires.
...
01-11-20, 08:44 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 13,535
Posted By jamesdak

More current pic than I posted years ago. ...

More current pic than I posted years ago.

https://pbase.com/jhuddle/image/169181594.jpg...
01-05-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 609
Posted By jamesdak

^ Thanks for info T-Mar . I wonder if maybe...

^ Thanks for info T-Mar .

I wonder if maybe it's Thron? That matches the seatpost. I found this Diamant Blitz bike that looks a lot like this in terms of the paint job. It's been the closes bike...
01-05-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 9,893
Posted By jamesdak

Just thought I'd update my comments on mine a...

Just thought I'd update my comments on mine a bit. I decided to leave this groupset on it. I looked my logs for this bike and realized it was already given me more top speed paced rides...
01-05-20, 02:43 PM
Replies: 56,762
Views: 8,150,217
Posted By jamesdak

Small Giordana Antares that looks pretty good on...

Small Giordana Antares that looks pretty good on first glance if the seller will bargain.
...
01-05-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,626
Posted By jamesdak

Well....I had a good year to be honest. I...

Well....I had a good year to be honest.

I picked up this pretty much NOS Paletti made with EL OS that I wound up having built up with a nice 9 speed Campagnolo Chorus Groupset. Went though two...
01-05-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 609
Posted By jamesdak

So I ran a cheap borescope camera down the...

So I ran a cheap borescope camera down the seattube and the steerer. No signs of any raised ridges, Without any in the steerer tube that pushes me to think it's Cromor or Gara or the like. Earlier I...
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By jamesdak

If it helps I just sold my Designer 84 for $200...

If it helps I just sold my Designer 84 for $200 to a guy at my LBS. I had it listed for $350 with no hits for months. Now mine was totally sound mechanically but cosmetically it had a lot of marks...
01-02-20, 08:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 538
Posted By jamesdak

Yeah I've have a few like that. Right now the...

Yeah I've have a few like that. Right now the Deda on the Serotta has a larger one of these as do the Icon Stems on my one Lemond and Y-Foil. One of the bikes I moved on this year had a little one...
01-02-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 538
Posted By jamesdak

I'd say a quill stem

I'd say a quill stem
01-01-20, 09:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,115
Posted By jamesdak

^Wow!

^Wow!
01-01-20, 01:01 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,009
Posted By jamesdak

Came back to this to update with my Concorde...

Came back to this to update with my Concorde frame. Wasn't sure who the builder was. A forum member on Paceline said it was definitely Billato built. So I posted over on the Billato owner's facebook...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,422
Posted By jamesdak

^ Passing car on the left??? :wtf:

^ Passing car on the left??? :wtf:
01-01-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 15,269
Posted By jamesdak

Well this one hasn't been shared in this thread. ...

Well this one hasn't been shared in this thread. The beautiful Paletti that was built this past year. Found the silver Campagnolo 9 speed groupset right before building it, perfect match in my...
01-01-20, 07:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 983
Posted By jamesdak

Beat me too it. I find Lysol wipes do a great...

Beat me too it. I find Lysol wipes do a great job cleaning the grimiest of bikes. They are great for getting into all the little nooks and crannys.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-19, 05:19 PM
Replies: 26,797
Views: 16,791,898
Posted By jamesdak

Well... I've added a few more to the stable this...

Well... I've added a few more to the stable this year.

One is this Lemond Chamberry which I'm still converting from it's TT setup to a straight road setup.
...
Replies: 9
Views: 2,574
Posted By jamesdak

I wanted one in 2016 and going into 2020 I still...

I wanted one in 2016 and going into 2020 I still want one.
12-29-19, 11:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 800
Posted By jamesdak

Yeah the first couple of times I cleaned Campy 10...

Yeah the first couple of times I cleaned Campy 10 cassettes I had to go online to find out which spacer went where since they were different.
12-29-19, 09:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 800
Posted By jamesdak

Sheldon's spacing chart...

Sheldon's spacing chart (https://www.sheldonbrown.com/cribsheet-spacing.html)

This should help figure out how to sort it all out if needed.
12-29-19, 09:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 800
Posted By jamesdak

Hmmmm...I've come across info on these while...

Hmmmm...I've come across info on these while looking for spacers to redo Campy 8 speed cassettes on modern Campy wheels.

If I remember correctly you do need cogs that are not on carriers and...
12-28-19, 10:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 609
Posted By jamesdak

So Roberto Billato just responded via Facebook...

So Roberto Billato just responded via Facebook that they did indeed build this. Asked if he knows the tubing type and hopefully I'll get a response on that too. This means I'm up to 9 Billato built...
12-28-19, 05:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 390
Posted By jamesdak

Looks sweet!

Looks sweet!
12-28-19, 09:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 609
Posted By jamesdak

Curious about a Concorde's origins

I swear I had a thread about this here but can't find it now. Maybe I didn't.......

I picked up this frame a couple of months ago but research and asking around has not given me an answer on the...
12-28-19, 08:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 593
Posted By jamesdak

Yep, Pete is great source for anything Campagnolo!

Yep, Pete is great source for anything Campagnolo!
12-27-19, 06:44 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 7,186
Posted By jamesdak

This is so true today as it was 40 years ago. I...

This is so true today as it was 40 years ago. I just find it funny that they are now trying to "design" compliance into new bikes that was there in the old. Part of the point of why there really...
12-26-19, 10:52 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 7,186
Posted By jamesdak

Yep, I've always been more about comfort than...

Yep, I've always been more about comfort than speed. But I've found that my steel allows me both so it's all good to me.
12-26-19, 06:05 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 7,186
Posted By jamesdak

:roflmao2::roflmao2::roflmao2: Had to check and...

:roflmao2::roflmao2::roflmao2: Had to check and make sure this was C&V. This thread feels so much like the silliness that goes on in the road forum. :p
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