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Posted By retyred

Before this thread sinks into oblivion did the...

Before this thread sinks into oblivion did the seller misrepresent this bike? I have not seen his original posting.
03-02-19, 12:42 PM
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Posted By retyred

I owned a Nishiki Ultimate for a while. Great...

I owned a Nishiki Ultimate for a while. Great looking bike, full Campy. Too small to ride. Sold it for $350, I believe. Wish I still had it. :(
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Posted By retyred

WOW! I'm not a Bianchi expert but that is...

WOW! I'm not a Bianchi expert but that is beautiful. Just like the bike the setting is immaculate.
02-26-19, 10:40 AM
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Posted By retyred

I sent email to seller last night. He already has...

I sent email to seller last night. He already has a few interested buyers. Hope a BF member gets it.
02-25-19, 11:42 PM
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Posted By retyred

Could be camera angle but the down tube behind...

Could be camera angle but the down tube behind the head tube looks distorted. Add to that the poor over all condition and a front wheel not installed... :foo:
02-25-19, 08:58 PM
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Posted By retyred

Frame appears to have damage but parts are worth...

Frame appears to have damage but parts are worth $200
02-23-19, 10:03 AM
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Posted By retyred

The 1973 PX-10 did use the fancy Nervex lugs.I...

The 1973 PX-10 did use the fancy Nervex lugs.I have owned both 1972 and 1973 PX-10s.
02-23-19, 08:20 AM
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Posted By retyred

I am going with 1960's PX-10. Does the non drive...

I am going with 1960's PX-10. Does the non drive side rear dropout have the tab on bottom of dropout?
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Posted By retyred

Need a new camera. What the **** is with the rose...

Need a new camera. What the **** is with the rose tinted background?https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/100_6276_55e40aef2612732990e72b2950e7278061aa696e.jpg...
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Posted By retyred

Trying again

Trying again
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Posted By retyred

This new system of posting pics is giving me...

This new system of posting pics is giving me fits..I've uploaded some horrible pics of my Armstrong. I'll take some more today.

Well whadda ya know? No pics.
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Posted By retyred

Brought Armstrong home yesterday. Have not...

Brought Armstrong home yesterday. Have not figured out how to post pictures yet. Locknuts stamped CAM 61.

Will resume attempts at picture posting tomorrow.
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Posted By retyred

Thanks Juvela for answering my query re the...

Thanks Juvela for answering my query re the crankset. Definitely the first I have acquired in my decade of buying vintage road bikes. Ranks right up there with the 1963 Paramount that came with 'Top...
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Posted By retyred

Fork is bent

Fork is bent
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Posted By retyred

Very nice Armstrong pics. Color appears similar...

Very nice Armstrong pics. Color appears similar to the one I am picking up on Saturday. Yours wasn't as faded. My Armstrong came down from San Francisco which accounts for the weathering/rust.

One...
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Posted By retyred

Thanks for all the positive comments on the...

Thanks for all the positive comments on the Armstrong Moth. Scarcity was one of the reasons I purchased it, along with size, price and location.

Unable to pick it up today due to storm but will...
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Posted By retyred

I just bought the Armstrong. I had looked at it...

I just bought the Armstrong. I had looked at it two weeks ago but passed at $250. Seller lowered his price. Not in the best condition but it is my size.
12-08-18, 08:59 PM
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Posted By retyred

https://orangecounty.craigslist.org/bik/d/brian-ro...

https://orangecounty.craigslist.org/bik/d/brian-rourke-custom-reynolds/6767890886.html.

Seller is a bit deluded on his pricing.
05-20-17, 02:33 PM
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Posted By retyred

Flip it over and look at the serial number on...

Flip it over and look at the serial number on underside of bottom bracket. Write it down and post it here. Quick response guaranteed.
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Posted By retyred

Here is a picture of the Legnano. I'll be picking...

Here is a picture of the Legnano. I'll be picking it up tomorrow. :)



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Posted By retyred

Okay, thanks for the clarification. I'm pleased...

Okay, thanks for the clarification. I'm pleased that it wasn't a criticism of the fellow with the other Legnano in this thread.

BTW, are you in Sacramento?
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Posted By retyred

:wtf:

:wtf:
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Posted By retyred

Everybody calm down and take a deep breath. :)...

Everybody calm down and take a deep breath. :) I'm the nice guy who called the seller and spoke with him re his Legnano. With his assistance in answering my questions I believe he has a 1958...
11-30-16, 07:26 PM
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Posted By retyred

Great snag, Wolfy. I was going to bid on that...

Great snag, Wolfy. I was going to bid on that Capo but lost track of the bid time. Glad to see it's still local. (I'm in south OC).

I didn't end up empty handed. I chased down two French bikes in...
09-14-16, 04:59 PM
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Posted By retyred

My first encounter with a Legnano built with...

My first encounter with a Legnano built with Reynolds 531 was a 1969 model Roma Olimpiade. Reynolds sticker was on top tube at headtube.
09-08-16, 02:16 PM
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Posted By retyred

Legnanos were only meant to be ridden after...

Legnanos were only meant to be ridden after nightfall. This was due to the large crowds that gathered whenever one appeared during daylight. Most Legnanos were purchased by vampires until garlic was...
09-08-16, 08:10 AM
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Posted By retyred

Fantastic thread, best I've ever seen on C&V...

Fantastic thread, best I've ever seen on C&V regarding Legnanos. But I guess with two great posters like juvela and Condorino one can expect to be overwhelmed.

Everyone who is as taken as I am by...
07-30-16, 12:25 PM
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Posted By retyred

Some info on the 'lilac and blue' one year only...

Some info on the 'lilac and blue' one year only Competition.


1971 Raleigh Competition (http://home.earthlink.net/~mike.sherman/competition.html)
07-29-16, 05:33 PM
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Posted By retyred

If black Competitions are difficult to sell then...

If black Competitions are difficult to sell then lavender are darn near impossible.:eek: The previous owner of this Raleigh begged me to buy this after he tried for months to sell on CL. As you can...
07-29-16, 04:43 PM
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Posted By retyred

I had a 1978 Competition, black, that I won on...

I had a 1978 Competition, black, that I won on eBay. I really enjoyed riding it. Comfortable, handled well with clinchers at 100psi. However I erred in not checking the crank bolts and messed up the...
07-28-16, 10:59 PM
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Posted By retyred

Your Competition is the 1974 model. Not sure...

Your Competition is the 1974 model. Not sure where it was made without doing some research but it may have been built in Holland.
07-28-16, 09:55 PM
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Posted By retyred

It came as a complete bike, already painted. Too...

It came as a complete bike, already painted. Too small for me to ride. In fact probably 80 per cent of my vintage road bike collection is either too small or not road worthy. I'll probably sell it...
07-28-16, 12:24 AM
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Posted By retyred

]Here are a few pictures of a Capo I purchased a...

]Here are a few pictures of a Capo I purchased a few years ago. At the time of purchase I had no idea it was a Capo. Any comments regarding model would be appreciated. Serial number is 47393
07-07-16, 11:17 PM
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Posted By retyred

Velo-Retro ...

Velo-Retro (http://www.velo-retro.com/index.html)Check out this website. Ideor catalogue available. Mentions the Professional model
07-07-16, 09:23 PM
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Posted By retyred

Here are some pics of my Ideor Asso. Appears to...

Here are some pics of my Ideor Asso. Appears to be the Olympic model, circa 1961.





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06-27-16, 06:21 PM
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Posted By retyred

Serial number specs out a 1980 Peugeot.

Serial number specs out a 1980 Peugeot.
11-13-15, 03:44 PM
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Posted By retyred

IMG]http://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/MbEAAOSwu-BWQ2XQ...

IMG]http://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/MbEAAOSwu-BWQ2XQ/s-l500.jpg[/IMG]
Vintage 1971 Motobecane Le Champion Campagnolo 52 5 Cm | eBay...
11-12-15, 08:15 PM
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Posted By retyred

I agree. Maybe it's the ugly paint job. Color...

I agree. Maybe it's the ugly paint job. Color hurts my eyes. I did not see a serial number stamped into the bottom bracket. If I were seller I would be sure serial number was visible.
07-19-15, 11:25 PM
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Posted By retyred

This is a fantastic deal!Mint 1974 Classic...

This is a fantastic deal!Mint 1974 Classic Raleigh Pro/Campi Road Bike stored since 1975 (http://orangecounty.craigslist.org/bik/5129901787.html)
06-05-15, 05:04 PM
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Posted By retyred

I'm enjoying this Ideor thread but I really miss...

I'm enjoying this Ideor thread but I really miss my 1958 Ideor. Fortunately I still have my 1961(?) Ideor which is a keeper. Not 100% sure of the year but it does have Universal 61 centerpulls and...
06-05-15, 10:59 AM
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Posted By retyred

retyred's example looks to be the special model. ...

retyred's example looks to be the special model. have noticed that some specials received the campag sport hs and others the ideor-magistroni.

retyred, what model are the sheffields? are the...
06-05-15, 10:43 AM
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Posted By retyred

Save your money, buy something better. That...

Save your money, buy something better. That Milano Sport meets all the requirements of a High Visibility Boat Anchor.
06-04-15, 09:52 PM
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Posted By retyred

I remember seeing my first Ideor road bikes...

I remember seeing my first Ideor road bikes around 1961-62. A couple of fellows on a local racing team rode them. As I rode a Legnano I was interested in other Italian marques. Frejus and Olmo were...
05-30-15, 03:05 PM
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Posted By retyred

IMO his asking price is spot on. Fully serviced,...

IMO his asking price is spot on. Fully serviced, new tires is worth something. Granted, Raleigh Competitions don't excite me like an International or Professional but I put a few miles on my...
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Posted By retyred

https://sp.yimg.com/ib/th?id=JN.7p4fEjtlvcl22up4I9...

https://sp.yimg.com/ib/th?id=JN.7p4fEjtlvcl22up4I9N8qw&pid=15.1&P=0

I found this picture of a Geminiani. Note the seat stay style and the pump peg. The "horseshoe" shaped portion of the pump...
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Posted By retyred

While you're looking for a pib check for head...

While you're looking for a pib check for head badge mounting holes in the head tube. Both Geminiani and Urago had metal headbadges fastened with rivets in the 50's and 60's.
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Posted By retyred

I was hoping to have some more pics of this...

I was hoping to have some more pics of this 'mystery bike' before I posted my guess as to frame builder. I probably wouldn't bother but juvela is still involved and I really like his input. So here...
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Posted By retyred

https://sp.yimg.com/ib/th?id=JN.QBb3VOdfHEMn9hY3PS...

https://sp.yimg.com/ib/th?id=JN.QBb3VOdfHEMn9hY3PSotjg&pid=15.1
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Posted By retyred

Seat stay cap

Seat stay cap
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Posted By retyred

Disregard the components, OP has a Frankenbike....

Disregard the components, OP has a Frankenbike. What we need is more close up pics of the frame. Please look for any serial numbers and take close ups of the rear dropouts and lugs. Any headbadge...
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