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05-01-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 798
Posted By Albion

Wifey is rolling here eyes as I write this . . .

Hi Tuber Roast, thanks so much for the photo. I bought the frame and am, frankly, excited about my first Italian bike after nothing but competent and perfectly adequate Japanese machines.

My aim...
04-22-21, 01:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 932
Posted By Albion

A shipping company . . .

In case this is of assistance to my fellow Bike Forum colleagues, I was recommended an outfit called "Shipnex", a shipping aggregator who seemed to offer pretty good pricing shipping bike bits. ...
04-18-21, 10:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 932
Posted By Albion

Great! It's a 23"/58 cm C-T BTW. And thanks to...

Great! It's a 23"/58 cm C-T BTW. And thanks to Unca Sam to remind me to add that important piece of information.
04-14-21, 03:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 798
Posted By Albion

More on the Basso Gap . . . .

Hi Mr. 66 and Ex Pres, thanks so much for replying. The steerer tube is 1". Here are a couple of close-ups of the headset bearings that are actually present. By the way, is $400 a bit steep?
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04-14-21, 08:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 798
Posted By Albion

Basso Gap frameset? My first Italian . . .

Hi fellow forum members, I am looking at a Basso Gap frameset, appears to be 90s. This is part of my search to move from perfectly adequate Fuji and other 70s and 80s machines to something deserving...
03-21-21, 01:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,501
Posted By Albion

Hi Masi61, thank you for your comment. I am...

Hi Masi61, thank you for your comment. I am speaking from a fund of ignorance about twist tooth but Sheldon Brown wrote about how he preferred the modern design and that he even filed down the teeth...
03-19-21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 327
Posted By Albion

Hi Nlerner, just to say thank you for the advice....

Hi Nlerner, just to say thank you for the advice. Boy, a tiny rotation made all the difference, about 5 deg. and it's now fine. I also used PCB's method of using (his term) a lever between the...
03-14-21, 11:56 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 13,361
Posted By Albion

Thank you!

This is a GREAT initiative - thank you so much! Might you consider adding Araya? (Early 1970s)
10-30-20, 03:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 952
Posted By Albion

I am getting a BFS from Harbor Freight - even...

I am getting a BFS from Harbor Freight - even easier than a deadblow hammer. Thank you so much for your kind reply, I cannot put a price on advice like this.
10-30-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 952
Posted By Albion

Thanks to all!

This is great! The scraping was despite adjustment with the bikes on a stand, and after a BB bearing service. It occurs only at extreme combinations (high front, low rear, and vice versa). Dylansbob...
05-12-20, 07:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 630
Posted By Albion

Many thanks!

Many thanks!
05-11-20, 03:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 630
Posted By Albion

Great!

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/team_fuji_frameset_f3004515da0311cf1d244208310c185fabf16def.jpg
1986 Team Fuji frameset
Hi JMPierce, thanks so much and will take a...
Forum: Want To Buy
04-30-20, 04:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 934
Posted By Albion

WTB - or exchange - 1980s steel frameset

Hi, I have a 1984 Nishiki Sport bike that has borne the last 36 years well and I want to revive - but the frame is too large for me. Anyone have an old frameset that would fit a ruggedly medium guy...
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