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04-24-21, 09:24 PM
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Posted By MarkusForest

That!

That!
04-24-21, 01:38 PM
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Posted By MarkusForest

huh, i missed that, thanks.

huh, i missed that, thanks.
04-23-21, 06:12 AM
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Posted By MarkusForest

Same. I have only been able to find one example...

Same. I have only been able to find one example that is close to this. It didn't have the chrome rear triangle. I am starting to believe it might have been a repaint. No Columbus stickers, no...
04-21-21, 02:29 PM
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Posted By MarkusForest

Late breaking news. I finally found some time to...

Late breaking news. I finally found some time to clean up the fork and behind the dirt I found the matching serial number!
...
04-21-21, 01:29 PM
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Posted By MarkusForest

Yes, I saw this. I think this model had lugs?...

Yes, I saw this. I think this model had lugs? also, the front fork of my frame has Bianchi stamped into the dropouts.

Search continues!
04-21-21, 07:07 AM
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Posted By MarkusForest

Ok, so this is a good start, thank you. "Bianchi...

Ok, so this is a good start, thank you. "Bianchi Genius" had not even appeared on my radar. I was going down the "Mega Set, Air Zero" rabbit hole. Interesting to know the tubing is Columbus.
...
04-20-21, 07:40 PM
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Posted By MarkusForest

Very much the same about the unicrown. I saw this...

Very much the same about the unicrown. I saw this thought it was time to explore the 90s as vintage, ya thats right.
04-20-21, 06:23 PM
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Posted By MarkusForest

Any help IDing this bike? Thank you.

Any help IDing this bike?

Thank you.
04-20-21, 09:58 AM
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Views: 1,583
Posted By MarkusForest

90s Celeste Bianchi - odd ball with lots of chrome

Hello everyone!

Ok, so I just bought this (1997?) Bianchi frame off ebay from Itally. Before I posted here, I thought i would do my homework. I spend hours and hours trying to find any information...
10-19-20, 01:53 PM
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Views: 765
Posted By MarkusForest

Ok, thank you all for your time on this question....

Ok, thank you all for your time on this question. I am going to pass on this bike.

Like Markeologist (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/markeologist-519626.html) said: "My basic rule of thumb is...
10-18-20, 12:36 PM
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Posted By MarkusForest

Ahhhh right. they are asking 100 CND. I dont know...

Ahhhh right. they are asking 100 CND. I dont know much about these bikes. I was distracted by the black lugs. hmmm. Thank you all for your time.
10-18-20, 12:22 PM
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Posted By MarkusForest

60s Peugeot bike info?

Hello people. Here is a challenge

I am thinking of buying this Peugeot. Could anyone help with IDing this Peugeot road bike? The thing is, these are the only pictures I could get. I might go buy...
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Posted By MarkusForest

ahhhh ok, 83 model. Noted. Yes, BB and HS...

ahhhh ok, 83 model. Noted.

Yes, BB and HS included.

Road fork? Didn't the Eco come drilled? I am not an expert, just looking for clarification.

Many thanks for your time, T-Mar (again)
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Posted By MarkusForest

84 Bianchi Eco Pista - Celeste

Life is strongly suggesting I move two of my track bikes along to new owners. ha.

I have this 84(85?) Bianchi Eco Pista frame I would like to sell. I want to be fair here and not over. I have a...
05-02-20, 12:45 PM
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Posted By MarkusForest

Yes, this is the Eco Pista. The Super Pista is...

Yes, this is the Eco Pista. The Super Pista is the model above.
05-02-20, 11:39 AM
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Views: 437
Posted By MarkusForest

Bianchi Eco Pista Celeste - fair price

Hello all.

(Edit: I am sorry I posted this here. It should go in a different thread. Admin, please delete)

Been a while since I have posted.

Life is strongly suggesting I move two of my...
05-16-19, 02:34 PM
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Posted By MarkusForest

1990 Bianchi Mondiale?

Hello all
I recent came into possession of this rough looking Bianchi. After doing some research I have narrowed it down to a 89-90 Bianchi Mondiale or 89 Giro with newer decals added. The thing...
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Posted By MarkusForest

1990 Colnago Super Custom? (pics)

Hello All

After about a year of back and forth i have finally decided to sell my Colnago. Think I have rode it once in the last year. When I bought it from the original owner, it came with a Dura...
04-29-16, 02:32 PM
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Posted By MarkusForest

Gah! that is so beautiful!

Gah! that is so beautiful!
04-29-16, 02:31 PM
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Posted By MarkusForest

Ok, this gives me more options. Thank you. ...

Ok, this gives me more options. Thank you.

My only concern is that i want to match the mid-blue of the decals perfectly. Might be hard to do over the internet. Model paint might be teh way to go.
04-29-16, 09:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 838
Posted By MarkusForest

Great advice about NOT using nail polish. I...

Great advice about NOT using nail polish. I thought it would be the easiest to match. I will look into model paint in general.
04-29-16, 09:19 AM
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Views: 838
Posted By MarkusForest

Paint options for lug cutouts (windows)

Hello.

I just N+1 myself a new-to-me 1969 Coppi Pista. Paint (grey) is in great shape, decals as you would expect are about 85% gone. Got new ones in the same color and style of the originals...
03-26-15, 07:57 AM
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Posted By MarkusForest

This bike is drilled. These Mavic rims are...

This bike is drilled.

These Mavic rims are NOS and sold locally and a good price. No import duty, no shipping on top of that. My plan was not to build up new wheels, but these rims appeared at the...
03-26-15, 07:39 AM
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Posted By MarkusForest

New Riders course, for sure. Rent a bike? I...

New Riders course, for sure. Rent a bike? I suppose that might be a good idea. I have almost zero experience with track bikes. I have a bunch of old Road bike. So any advice will be happily accepted....
03-26-15, 07:20 AM
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Posted By MarkusForest

AAAARGH, of course "Monthlery". Thank you for...

AAAARGH, of course "Monthlery". Thank you for that. I feel shame, HA!

This bike will not see much use. Probably will not even put a brake on it, for authenticity sake. Ok so I should just go ahead...
03-26-15, 06:51 AM
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Views: 1,326
Posted By MarkusForest

Rims for 1973 Raleigh Pro Track bike: Mavic Monterey tubular rims?

Hello all

I recently picked up a 1973 Raleigh Professional Track bike in great condition. It has full Campagnolo Pista group (w/ large flange Campy Hubs). The rims are pretty much done. I have an...
01-24-15, 08:05 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,406
Posted By MarkusForest

Update and closure After Fully cleaning all...

Update and closure

After Fully cleaning all threads involved, applying a little oil and applying pressure, the BB went in smooth.

My problem was I was not applying enough pressure. I was...
01-08-15, 11:50 AM
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Views: 3,406
Posted By MarkusForest

This is the reason i switched from DA BB (111mm?)...

This is the reason i switched from DA BB (111mm?) to Campy BB (103mm?). I was hoping i could simply remove DA cranks and add campy cranks (both about the same vintage). I found the campy cranks stuck...
01-08-15, 08:25 AM
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Posted By MarkusForest

The first image is of the drive side, unless I am...

The first image is of the drive side, unless I am reading your note above wrong. I have trouble threading both sides of the cups. Also, I tried treading back in the old BB and it wouldnt go in...
01-08-15, 08:21 AM
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Posted By MarkusForest

I partly agree with you on trusting such an...

I partly agree with you on trusting such an important job to just any LBS. Will ask around the local bike clubs for references. Also, I will most definitely clean the hell out of all parts involved. ...
01-07-15, 08:03 AM
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Posted By MarkusForest

Ok fantastic. A few pieces of advice i picked up...

Ok fantastic. A few pieces of advice i picked up here:

1 - do a better job cleaning
2 - run lock ring through BB to help clear out the valleys.
3 - bring to LBS to be chased and faced (must look...
01-06-15, 07:47 PM
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Posted By MarkusForest

Just doesn't seem right. Stopped work for the...

Just doesn't seem right. Stopped work for the evening. Maybe gain new perceptive tomorrow.
01-06-15, 07:23 PM
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Posted By MarkusForest

Installing Italian BB on Colnago - Not turning to tighten

Hello all

OK so i own a 1990 Colnago Super (custom). It came with DuraAce group. I have recently came across a first gen Campy Chorus group (all but the BB). So I bought an Italian Chorus BB...
12-30-14, 07:11 AM
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Posted By MarkusForest

Firstly, thank you. The 90 Colnago has white...

Firstly, thank you.

The 90 Colnago has white lettering, white houseing, white leather Rolls, white leather Brooks tape. The grey just seems wrong. Any advice on changing the colour?

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12-29-14, 06:14 PM
12-24-14, 06:35 PM
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Posted By MarkusForest

Campagnolo Chorus brake levers hoods - Gum colour?

I have a mint pair of first gen Campy Chorus brake levers. They are that light grey colour. I know they come in black also. My problem is that I have white leather brooks bar tape and white leather...
12-19-14, 09:30 AM
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Posted By MarkusForest

Hey, good to know. I know the BB is higher than...

Hey, good to know. I know the BB is higher than old road bikes. So i thought that the Seat tube measurement might feel different for that reason. Also, I cant physically try one as I will be ordering...
12-19-14, 06:17 AM
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Posted By MarkusForest

2015 Bianchi Super Pista sizing 55cm

Hey, I spend all my time here in the vintage road bike forums. I have a 80s Colnogo, 70 track bike ect.

So this will be my first modern bike. I cant stop looking at the Bianchi Super Pista in...
11-24-14, 10:28 AM
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Views: 13,383
Posted By MarkusForest

Ok, I was sent an email with an ocean of...

Ok, I was sent an email with an ocean of information on this bike. Bike Forum member T-Mar took a lot of time to write this email to me and I am grateful for his time and knowledge. Since there is so...
11-24-14, 08:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 13,383
Posted By MarkusForest

Ah, thanks for this! Right now, I have a brown...

Ah, thanks for this! Right now, I have a brown Brooks Ti Swift on there. Kills!

M
11-22-14, 09:07 AM
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Views: 13,383
Posted By MarkusForest

I can attest to the top part of the bars being...

I can attest to the top part of the bars being the most uncomfortable riding position. Casual riding is painful after about 20 mins. Wrists are facing outwards. It is actually more comfortable riding...
11-22-14, 07:20 AM
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Posted By MarkusForest

I have only owned it for about a year. It is only...

I have only owned it for about a year. It is only a coffee getter, and I have not put more than 10km on it. I hope to take it to the velodrome in Montreal next summer a few times as I have never been.
11-21-14, 10:45 AM
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Views: 13,383
Posted By MarkusForest

Wow, thank you all for the responses. Learning a...

Wow, thank you all for the responses. Learning a bit more every time. Here is one more pictures, last one I promise.

https://c4.staticflickr.com/4/3850/15132896032_a139b0614c_b.jpg
10-25-14, 01:04 PM
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Posted By MarkusForest

Mighty Track crank from 1975 red plastic. ...

Mighty Track crank from 1975 red plastic.

https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5590/14845076400_fbbdfb5215_c.jpg
08-26-14, 07:38 AM
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Views: 13,383
Posted By MarkusForest

Any other comments?

Any other comments?
08-25-14, 11:28 AM
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Views: 13,383
Posted By MarkusForest

ok, good to know about the head badge. And no,...

ok, good to know about the head badge. And no, sorry, going to keep this one.
08-25-14, 11:18 AM
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Views: 13,383
Posted By MarkusForest

Did it have the green head badge as pictured?...

Did it have the green head badge as pictured? Recognize any of the group?
08-25-14, 11:06 AM
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Views: 13,383
Posted By MarkusForest

Ya, I was able to determine the Bridgestone...

Ya, I was able to determine the Bridgestone connection. I have seen the 1975 track bike comparision PDF floating around. I cant find any decent pictures of other Kabuki Track bikes. Seem to be rare. ...
08-25-14, 08:10 AM
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Views: 13,383
Posted By MarkusForest

Kabuki Track Bike 1975

Hello all.

There seems to be very little on here (or the entire internet) about Kabuki Track bikes. In the interest of expanding our group knowledge, here is mine i just picked up. I will update...
08-06-14, 11:23 AM
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Views: 3,746
Posted By MarkusForest

Thanks for this, but I have someone in town here...

Thanks for this, but I have someone in town here that I am loyal to. He buys anything Campy that is in really good condition. Will ask him first.

I have Legnano branded high flange hubs that i...
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