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08-08-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 1
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Posted By Mr. 66

Oh my god people in cars, on the road, oh my god!

Oh my god people in cars, on the road, oh my god!
08-08-20, 08:21 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,263
Posted By Mr. 66

I've made my own leather kitting a few times, I...

I've made my own leather kitting a few times, I use the rubber velox for end plugs.

I think Almarc is still available, or it was as of a couple years ago.
08-04-20, 08:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 332
Posted By Mr. 66

I would not go 8 speed freewheel, those had a...

I would not go 8 speed freewheel, those had a tendency to break axels at a greater rate than the lesser cog freewheel hubs, due to the dishing required.
08-03-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,263
Posted By Mr. 66

I tuck the end in

I tuck the end in
Replies: 5
Views: 269
Posted By Mr. 66

Wow that's really neat, I think it's an '84. Is...

Wow that's really neat, I think it's an '84. Is the drive side chainstay have a bend?
08-01-20, 09:06 AM
Replies: 57,455
Views: 8,345,024
Posted By Mr. 66

Its now at $750 obo

Its now at $750 obo
08-01-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 13,982
Views: 2,997,112
Posted By Mr. 66

The above Le Champion was a catch and release. It...

The above Le Champion was a catch and release. It had a couple years issues that were a tad more than as a collector piece. The picture above was after fork alignment, there was the slightest of...
07-31-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 13,982
Views: 2,997,112
Posted By Mr. 66

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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I smell 🥓, Motobacon Le Champion
07-31-20, 07:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 422
Posted By Mr. 66

I'll do something like windex, I also like to...

I'll do something like windex, I also like to wipe new buy down with chainsaw oil. The oil is great on oxidized paint and does great on the dirt and grime.
07-30-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,296
Posted By Mr. 66

Thanks, I'll check that out if I don't find...

Thanks, I'll check that out if I don't find something soon.

More progress, at the Bikeworks sale a couple of weeks ago I was able to pick up some lightly used(more shopware than use) Campagnolo...
07-30-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 347
Posted By Mr. 66

In my opinion, the cable clamp design is flawed....

In my opinion, the cable clamp design is flawed. The through cable clamp spot has the Allen bolt in to chinch the cable will break if tightened to many times or to much.

Getting them set is a...
07-29-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 277
Posted By Mr. 66

What are the replacement shifters?

What are the replacement shifters?
07-29-20, 08:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 347
Posted By Mr. 66

You may be better off buying a whole caliper, the...

You may be better off buying a whole caliper, the part you are seeking is the weak link of the model. I don't know if the updated versions part can drop in.
07-28-20, 10:10 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,296
Posted By Mr. 66

After a little bit of drama I've been able to...

After a little bit of drama I've been able to make progress. The drama? In cleaning the threads of the dropouts I had an adjuster snap in the dropout. I started to act like I was building something...
07-28-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 19,366
Views: 3,165,100
Posted By Mr. 66

I may take a look at this one, it would be a...

I may take a look at this one, it would be a French fit for me.
07-27-20, 08:32 AM
Replies: 19,366
Views: 3,165,100
Posted By Mr. 66

https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/bik/d/seattle-f...

https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/bik/d/seattle-fuji-road-bike-large-vintage/7166585814.htmlFairly functional steel road bike...
...
07-26-20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 952
Posted By Mr. 66

Can't wait to see your build, I used to have an...

Can't wait to see your build, I used to have an '83 TI Competition. It built up well and road fantastic as it looked. I am currently in the middle of a '77 TI repaint build
07-26-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 415
Posted By Mr. 66

Whoa 150' that's hot!

Whoa 150' that's hot!
07-26-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 952
Posted By Mr. 66

I think your bike is like a Super Course level of...

I think your bike is like a Super Course level of bike. I would go with Weinman center pull or 605 brakes and levers, SR Custom or Sugino Mighty cranks, Suntour Cyclone derailleurs, with perhaps...
07-25-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 248
Posted By Mr. 66

I've done a few restos of the sides like yours,...

I've done a few restos of the sides like yours, and a couple of reupholstered. Here one that I put new leather on. I used a rubber cement adhesive.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,316
Posted By Mr. 66

Did his bike have a dork disk?

Did his bike have a dork disk?
Replies: 17
Views: 502
Posted By Mr. 66

I think that's a good frame, I almost bought it...

I think that's a good frame, I almost bought it last weekend. When I saw it the frame had a pump umbrella covering the tubing sticker.

Did you get it? The add was deleted.
07-22-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 3,424
Views: 298,334
Posted By Mr. 66

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

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A Nashbar triple triangle gets an up grade. The original 27" wheels had mismatch...
07-13-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,296
Posted By Mr. 66

The red worked good, I think the yellow on globe...

The red worked good, I think the yellow on globe needs more.

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07-12-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,296
Posted By Mr. 66

Since I had the paint out. ...

Since I had the paint out.
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07-12-20, 01:50 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,296
Posted By Mr. 66

The final touch of detail. ...

The final touch of detail.
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07-12-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,113
Posted By Mr. 66

I check the Olmo it measures 60 ctc seat tube...

I check the Olmo it measures 60 ctc seat tube 74', 56 cm top tube. For me it is just tad twitchy as a reagular ride.
07-12-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,143
Posted By Mr. 66

For the bars and stem, one could fine sanding,...

For the bars and stem, one could fine sanding, like 600 grit, to get the pitting. Graduate to 1000 grit, and then a rubbing compound will make it pop with a shine.
07-12-20, 06:59 AM
Replies: 13,982
Views: 2,997,112
Posted By Mr. 66

Finally some stuff from the 2nd hand store a...

Finally some stuff from the 2nd hand store a Cannondale, Prologue, and a big Novara....
07-11-20, 07:38 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,296
Posted By Mr. 66

^Thankyou

^Thankyou
Replies: 10
Views: 735
Posted By Mr. 66

Wonky times for bike pricing, even claw...

Wonky times for bike pricing, even claw derailleur bikes are selling very quickly at the $200 range. In my region that I think it would sell very quickly for over $300 USD, to a user. People love the...
07-10-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,113
Posted By Mr. 66

Let me check the Olmo, it's a 60cm seat. It's...

Let me check the Olmo, it's a 60cm seat. It's pretty short top tube, and I've been think of releasing it from my grubby paw.
07-09-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 994
Views: 190,603
Posted By Mr. 66

My Berkeley build. ...

My Berkeley build.
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07-08-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 3,424
Views: 298,334
Posted By Mr. 66

The Pearl got a full cleansing a new saddle...

The Pearl got a full cleansing a new saddle gooseneck and bars.
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07-07-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,296
Posted By Mr. 66

That's a cool video, thanks for posting I enjoyed...

That's a cool video, thanks for posting I enjoyed that very much. I'm very close to having mine complete. I still have some detail tasks on the frame, the bottom bracket needs sanding and the drain...
07-07-20, 08:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 631
Posted By Mr. 66

I would put some light oil at the seat lug, let...

I would put some light oil at the seat lug, let draw in, then try your back and forth pulling up at the same time.
07-06-20, 09:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 935
Posted By Mr. 66

That looks like a pinch flat, tube caught between...

That looks like a pinch flat, tube caught between rim and tire.
07-06-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 280
Posted By Mr. 66

I would maybe touch up the lug and cable tunnels,...

I would maybe touch up the lug and cable tunnels, but the chain stay would get black athletic tape carefully cut ends to cover the chips.
07-06-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,296
Posted By Mr. 66

Details :) Traditional Campy. I decided to go...

Details :) Traditional Campy. I decided to go with the '76 Super Record rear derailleur it is flat black like my frame details, and it is original styling. Both have been pantograph with the the...
07-06-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 13,982
Views: 2,997,112
Posted By Mr. 66

Both look like good projects, my neighbor is on...

Both look like good projects, my neighbor is on the hunt for one like the Rock Hopper. The Trek fits me that would a blast to clean and build. :)
07-05-20, 08:55 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,296
Posted By Mr. 66

Yes, siphon feed I used, not the first time I've...

Yes, siphon feed I used, not the first time I've used the wrong tools for a job. Lol. My clear coat used a medium temp catalyst, I was at about 70' . I may have been at the low end of temperature...
07-05-20, 08:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 613
Posted By Mr. 66

Wow that was a lot of celebration going on last...

Wow that was a lot of celebration going on last night. I heard more fireworks than ever in the big city, thank you USA.
07-05-20, 07:55 AM
Replies: 3,424
Views: 298,334
Posted By Mr. 66

I tried to buy that one did not get a reply, nice...

I tried to buy that one did not get a reply, nice pick.
07-05-20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 448
Posted By Mr. 66

Try spinning the wheel in place looking at the...

Try spinning the wheel in place looking at the rim and the brake pad that will show you if you have some hop in the rotation.
07-05-20, 07:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 448
Posted By Mr. 66

I don't know about your wheels, I've had the seam...

I don't know about your wheels, I've had the seam on wheels give a tick. I took a fine sandpaper to the the area in question and lightly took it down. I think my rims were Mavic MA2, they have been...
07-04-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,296
Posted By Mr. 66

And the wet sanding begins ...

And the wet sanding begins

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07-04-20, 09:14 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,602
Posted By Mr. 66

I wouldn't be surprised if one of those bikes has...

I wouldn't be surprised if one of those bikes has a Swiss threaded bottom bracket.
07-03-20, 05:06 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,296
Posted By Mr. 66

Oh my lord the 2 stage clear coat is insanely...

Oh my lord the 2 stage clear coat is insanely difficult to shoot, is extremely beautiful. I'm going to have to investigate that application. It was like shooting glue blobs, I cloud not get a good...
07-03-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,296
Posted By Mr. 66

After a little touch of paint :) ...

After a little touch of paint :)
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07-03-20, 10:31 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,296
Posted By Mr. 66

My bike had no badge, I was able to pluck this...

My bike had no badge, I was able to pluck this one off a crashed rustout moldy oldie....
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