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Forum: Southeast
08-11-20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 31,807
Posted By Ex Pres

If you're interested in gravel, there's a...

If you're interested in gravel, there's a reasonably active AL gravel group on FB. For longer road/rando rides, the Montg'y Bicycle Club/Bruce H is a good contact.
I like all 3 of the shops here - I...
08-09-20, 12:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 258
Posted By Ex Pres

Ooooh, colors - Campy, Galli, Modolo, Tagaki

Prices do not include shipping or PP fees.
More pictures and additional descriptions begin here in my Flickr site: https://www.flickr.com/photos/vpi_uva/50206641986/in/dateposted-public/
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08-09-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 166
Posted By Ex Pres

Suntour brake calipers Sprint / Cyclone

Prices do not include shipping or PP fees

Cyclone 4700 front and rear complete, but unmatched brake pads. Recessed mount. $25...
08-09-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 129
Posted By Ex Pres

Shimano 600 crank/FD & 400 FD

prices do not include shipping or PP fees.
Add them to some of my $5 items and load up.

FD-6401 $12...
08-09-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 218
Posted By Ex Pres

$5 Items

$5 ea PLUS Shipping and PP fees.
More, larger pictures with additional details starting here on Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/photos/vpi_uva/50207198807/in/dateposted-public/
Buy a bunch, get a...
08-07-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 442
Posted By Ex Pres

Is this a Huret rear where we have to worry about...

Is this a Huret rear where we have to worry about which adapter to use to fit alternative manufacturer's dropouts?
Or just standard Campy?
08-07-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 173
Posted By Ex Pres

20 bucks is cheap enough. That's less than two...

20 bucks is cheap enough. That's less than two fine 6 pack of craft beer.
08-07-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 173
Posted By Ex Pres

They're OK. Had a set on my PX10. If you want...

They're OK. Had a set on my PX10. If you want clips, make sure they're there and fit your shoes. The style is not standard.
The pedals should be relatively inexpensive, too.
Forum: Southeast
08-07-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 31,807
Posted By Ex Pres

No too far from a bunch of regular gravel rides

No too far from a bunch of regular gravel rides
08-06-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 210
Posted By Ex Pres

I was expecting a whippy review - but built to...

I was expecting a whippy review - but built to his specs it turned out stiff to his liking.
08-05-20, 10:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,123
Posted By Ex Pres

Ditch the decals (unless it's a race bike...

Ditch the decals

(unless it's a race bike w/provenance)
08-04-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By Ex Pres

Need 10 posts to post pics. You're at 1

Need 10 posts to post pics. You're at 1
08-02-20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,063
Posted By Ex Pres

Try pulling up on the front of your clips to pop...

Try pulling up on the front of your clips to pop out of the slot. Leverage.
08-02-20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 191
Posted By Ex Pres

Ultegra triangular pedals, shoes & cleats complete set

I completed putting this together about the same time I decided to ride only walkable systems, so I've "ridden" these for a grand total of maybe six short trainer sessions.

The Shoes: Shimano...
07-30-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 259
Posted By Ex Pres

There is no such thing as a 531cs tube. 531cs is...

There is no such thing as a 531cs tube. 531cs is a tubeSET, consisting of 531c tubes and 501f&s. Reynolds was just helping manufacturers trying to obfuscate.
07-29-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 193
Posted By Ex Pres

Italvega Nuovo Record

mech986 wanted some pictures and details [in another thread], and I had never taken any, so this is my excuse to finally take & post a couple.
AFAIK, I'm the third owner. The second owner sold me...
07-29-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 3,014
Views: 262,144
Posted By Ex Pres

ISO: Stronglight triple spindle (122mm+) Have:...

ISO: Stronglight triple spindle (122mm+)
Have: double spindle 118mm
07-29-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,475
Posted By Ex Pres

Hate to muddy your water, but my July 1974...

Hate to muddy your water, but my July 1974 delivered NR's serial number is four digits beginning with a 5. I don't recall any frame size stamp, but I guess I'm going to have to go back and check.
...
07-29-20, 07:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 688
Posted By Ex Pres

For me, the winner from the charts above is the...

For me, the winner from the charts above is the Cyclone MkII (weight + capacity takes it over his choice of Tech). But Campy SR will still go on my next early 80's build.
07-28-20, 06:48 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,475
Posted By Ex Pres

I'm going to have to inspect it, not only its...

I'm going to have to inspect it, not only its mark but check with a caliper. I just don't recall having a 27.0 Record seatpost in the parts bin to build [bought as frame] mine up.
EDIT: too many...
07-27-20, 08:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 236
Posted By Ex Pres

No, 853>tange5

No, 853>tange5
07-27-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 695
Posted By Ex Pres

Did autocorrect get you? I've heard of [and...

Did autocorrect get you? I've heard of [and owned a] Silstar, but not Silver
07-24-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,320
Posted By Ex Pres

Built-in designed stack height = 46mm. Tange...

Built-in designed stack height = 46mm. Tange Levin = 33mm. That's 13mm worth of extra spacers needed.
07-24-20, 06:56 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,320
Posted By Ex Pres

I own one of these, and built it up as a gravel...

I own one of these, and built it up as a gravel bike.
It really only clears 35 in the rear, though. I tried 38s, need them here, but no mud clearance. Any frame guys out there that would like to do...
07-23-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 484
Posted By Ex Pres

I have almost the same "inelegant" solution on...

I have almost the same "inelegant" solution on mine.
07-23-20, 06:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 586
Posted By Ex Pres

I bought an Interclub new back late '72- early...

I bought an Interclub new back late '72- early '73 as my first 10 speed.
Yes, they were factory equipped with sew-ups, if you wanted them. But many, like mine, were sold to buyers that didn't...
07-20-20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 160
Posted By Ex Pres

You are positioned smack almost equidistant (and...

You are positioned smack almost equidistant (and unfortunately not too close) to any larger metro area in AL, aren't you?
I don't have a shop, but I do almost all of my own work, and wouldn't mind...
07-20-20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 160
Posted By Ex Pres

Wish I could help, but I'm a bit SE of you in...

Wish I could help, but I'm a bit SE of you in B'ham. I know we have a Huntsville area C&Ver on here, but my old brain isn't coming up with the name. Bumping your thread so maybe someone else will.
Forum: For Sale
07-19-20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 292
Posted By Ex Pres

Rolf Vector Pros

SOLD

I usually hang out in C&V, but these are newer old tech.
8-10s Shimano/SRAM freehub. Labels removed. Nice condition. Were on a Litespeed I rode briefly and sold the frame.
Includes skewers,...
07-19-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 238
Posted By Ex Pres

Rolf Vector Pros

SOLD

I know, not exactly C&V, but I hang out here.
8-10s Shimano/SRAM freehub. Labels removed. Nice condition. Were on a Litespeed I rode briefly and sold the frame.
Includes skewers, rim...
07-17-20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 818
Posted By Ex Pres

e d m (why won't it let me use caps?) .

e d m


(why won't it let me use caps?)
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07-14-20, 03:38 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,475
Posted By Ex Pres

I have what I think is the next model up, the...

I have what I think is the next model up, the tretubi Nuovo Record model (forged drops w/hanger), from 1974 (4 digit s/n)
EDIT: It's a 27.0 post, despite what the faulty memory thought.
My...
07-01-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 478
Posted By Ex Pres

Tubular? I have a set of Montreal tubs, gold...

Tubular? I have a set of Montreal tubs, gold ano, on my Italvega. I like 'em fine. The rims are a little on the heavy side; IIRC I weighed them at >400g/ea [before I laced 'em up]. But I'm a...
06-26-20, 06:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 663
Posted By Ex Pres

One consideration - make sure the washer will fit...

One consideration - make sure the washer will fit into the hole in the rim. I ran into that issue once and had to get another smaller size.
06-24-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By Ex Pres

There's another BF thread about them, also with...

There's another BF thread about them, also with little info except made in Belgium: https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/754937-delromi-bicycles.html
Looking at Etsy/Ebay, no, the bike is not...
06-24-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 723
Posted By Ex Pres

I used beldecal waterslide paper, but they seem...

I used beldecal waterslide paper, but they seem to be gone now.
Waterslide is very thin, and needs to be covered in clear. Vinyl is not as thin, but can be applied on top.
The one choice [at least...
06-13-20, 07:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 181
Posted By Ex Pres

Never done the roll, but I have used Taya chains...

Never done the roll, but I have used Taya chains in the past. Don't recall anything good or bad about them, so they must have been acceptable.
06-13-20, 07:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 213
Posted By Ex Pres

That is, until you fit the wheel to the frame and...

That is, until you fit the wheel to the frame and find out your frame's rear triangle is out just a little.
06-12-20, 08:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 911
Posted By Ex Pres

Have you run a gear spacing chart to check out...

Have you run a gear spacing chart to check out your new choice versus the old ones?
Personally I think it sounds good.
06-10-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 215
Posted By Ex Pres

Lock ring would be right hand thread no matter...

Lock ring would be right hand thread no matter the BB threading. It's the fixed cup that might be LH.
06-10-20, 02:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 397
Posted By Ex Pres

Is that a cromor sticker at the bottom of the ST?...

Is that a cromor sticker at the bottom of the ST?



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06-09-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,236
Posted By Ex Pres

So the picture above is not of a QRoo 650c...

So the picture above is not of a QRoo 650c wheelset you bought?
06-09-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 555
Posted By Ex Pres

Balls face race. Cage in cup. Appears...

Balls face race.
Cage in cup.


Appears you installed backwards.
06-08-20, 09:15 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,236
Posted By Ex Pres

BITD, 650c was also referred to as 26" road.

BITD, 650c was also referred to as 26" road.
06-07-20, 10:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 375
Posted By Ex Pres

you can search for Jim McVey STI Shifter Repair...

you can search for Jim McVey STI Shifter Repair on FB
06-05-20, 09:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 319
Posted By Ex Pres

According to the Sunrace site, it says compatible...

According to the Sunrace site, it says compatible with 10s chains, and on Performance sales site, says index compatible Shimano. But, you are going to need 130OLD to fit it.
06-04-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 319
Posted By Ex Pres

Not aware of anyone making freewheels in 10 speed...

Not aware of anyone making freewheels in 10 speed spacing (EDIT see below), but on Sheldon Brown you can find out about using 8 cogs out of 9 on a 7speed (126mmOLD) freehub.

But then you'd need 9s...
06-04-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 551
Posted By Ex Pres

And @ $15.95/ea back in the 80's, not cheap then,...

And @ $15.95/ea back in the 80's, not cheap then, either.
06-03-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 568
Posted By Ex Pres

I think he was asking for the numbers. IIRC, one...

I think he was asking for the numbers. IIRC, one of them should be in the format: letter dot number, or maybe it's number dot letter - eg. B.3 (or 3.B), which would indicate the second fortnight of...
06-03-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 577
Posted By Ex Pres

Is this the one you're thinking of? ...

Is this the one you're thinking of?
http://www.phred.org/~alex/pictures/bikes/shiftboss.jpg
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