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01-22-23, 03:09 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,366
Posted By Seanaus

Late reply on the pedals, both are Record. First...

Late reply on the pedals, both are Record. First are 1992 to 1994, the second (with the adjuster) 1995 up (to what year I don't know)
01-15-23, 01:00 AM
Replies: 21,473
Views: 4,116,186
Posted By Seanaus

Bonded aluminium Alan that's had repeated bad...

Bonded aluminium Alan that's had repeated bad days, from the FB crazy department. Seller does mention "Please Note - this is a great restoration project, the top bar was originally snapped in a...
12-20-22, 05:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 253
Posted By Seanaus

Also, there are two different 8 speed freehub...

Also, there are two different 8 speed freehub bodies, which are compatible one way but not the other, just to confuse us. Earlier 8 speed has identical splines all round, later 8 speed has a master...
12-09-22, 07:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 329
Posted By Seanaus

Vitus Rubis, picture from Velosaloon here >> ...

Vitus Rubis, picture from Velosaloon here >> https://www.velosaloon.com/products/new-fluted-rubis-983-seatpost-in-25-0-diameter-for-vitus-alan-from-the-1980s-nos
...
12-09-22, 06:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 329
Posted By Seanaus

Unsure if this is what you're talking about, but...

Unsure if this is what you're talking about, but I believe Vitus did for their range of frames that used a grubsrew in from the back of the seat lug, Carbone 9, 979 for example. Usually 25mm I...
12-04-22, 03:55 AM
Replies: 429
Views: 58,830
Posted By Seanaus

The only bike I have that has a proper head...

The only bike I have that has a proper head badge, 1995 Concorde Prelude
...
11-12-22, 01:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 454
Posted By Seanaus

Clamont was indeed Clarence Street Cyclery house...

Clamont was indeed Clarence Street Cyclery house brand. Some of their frames were made by a few different Australian builders at different times, Geoff Scott being the most prolific of those. Geoff...
11-09-22, 09:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 724
Posted By Seanaus

I didn't know they were indexed only, thanks for...

I didn't know they were indexed only, thanks for the up to date information :thumb: Obviously the friction requirement rules out the SL-7900 also, they too are indexed only, no friction option.
11-09-22, 04:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 724
Posted By Seanaus

FYI, Shimano still sell base level 8 speed...

FYI, Shimano still sell base level 8 speed downtube shifters brand new, part number is SL-R400. Any of the Dura Ace options will be very expensive, if you could find them available (the 7800 ones are...
10-22-22, 06:09 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,373
Posted By Seanaus

I didn't find the music offensive.. :innocent: ...

I didn't find the music offensive.. :innocent: Here's an example of pinned joints in a Concorde Aquila frame from that very factory....
10-18-22, 03:16 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,373
Posted By Seanaus

If you're in Auckland maybe try Steve at Forza...

If you're in Auckland maybe try Steve at Forza bikes, he may have a fork.
09-28-22, 05:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 534
Posted By Seanaus

Maybe use a readily available aftermarket...

Maybe use a readily available aftermarket lockring tool, rather than the Shimano freewheel tool? I don't recall having any problem with mine with this kind of tool.

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09-26-22, 05:16 PM
Replies: 641
Views: 235,268
Posted By Seanaus

T-Mar , thanks for the input, much appreciated...

T-Mar , thanks for the input, much appreciated :thumb:
09-25-22, 05:29 AM
Replies: 641
Views: 235,268
Posted By Seanaus

Concorde Europa

Concorde Europa, the usual yellow and purple coloured colossus. Mine is from 1991 I suspect given the November 1990 date on the cranks.... I've got this one here purely as part of my, possibly...
09-04-22, 04:54 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,105
Posted By Seanaus

A few that I didn't see in this thread already.. ...

A few that I didn't see in this thread already..

Eddy Merckx with Columbus Max....
08-04-22, 07:33 AM
Replies: 834
Views: 133,379
Posted By Seanaus

Jacek, I found this in an old posting on the book...

Jacek, I found this in an old posting on the book of faces, have you seen it before? I am assuming it's one of the prototypes from the clearance sale. The only information I have is from the old...
07-01-22, 05:10 PM
Replies: 834
Views: 133,379
Posted By Seanaus

CyclesMakaron , I saw this this on a social media...

CyclesMakaron , I saw this this on a social media site this morning and I thought you may be interested. A last style MXL, seems like a repaint to later colours. What I found interesting is that the...
06-29-22, 05:09 PM
Replies: 834
Views: 133,379
Posted By Seanaus

The few things that come to mind from seeing the...

The few things that come to mind from seeing the pictures..... Belgian handmade flag style decal is strange to see on something this late, maybe was added later. With no number hanger and a fork...
06-29-22, 05:52 AM
Replies: 834
Views: 133,379
Posted By Seanaus

Or not apparently :roflmao2: I've run out of...

Or not apparently :roflmao2: I've run out of popcorn :eek:
06-29-22, 05:49 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 8,123
Posted By Seanaus

1985 (ish) F Moser and 1995 Merckx, on two...

1985 (ish) F Moser and 1995 Merckx, on two different bridges in Adelaide, South Australia (which are only 1/4 mile apart ;))
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06-22-22, 04:27 PM
Replies: 834
Views: 133,379
Posted By Seanaus

If you wanted to nudge your post count along you...

If you wanted to nudge your post count along you could go to the introduce yourself thread and introduce yourself , if you haven't already. Find some other threads to comment on, you'll be at 10 in...
06-21-22, 10:32 PM
Replies: 834
Views: 133,379
Posted By Seanaus

Does your frame have a race number hanger? Also...

Does your frame have a race number hanger? Also what chrome does it have? Driveside chainstay and fork crown maybe?
06-14-22, 09:46 PM
Replies: 7,998
Views: 900,165
Posted By Seanaus

Lightly used Ofmega Mistral, in the rarely seen...

Lightly used Ofmega Mistral, in the rarely seen 172.5mm length :) There was the matching Ofmega BB in the package also :thumb:
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06-10-22, 06:07 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 21,535
Posted By Seanaus

These are probably a bit modern for some, but...

These are probably a bit modern for some, but 90's vibrant colours never go out of fashion. Technically they're not nos as I have ridden about 1/4 of a mile in them :thumb:...
06-09-22, 11:51 PM
Replies: 834
Views: 133,379
Posted By Seanaus

I, and I'm sure others, would be very interested...

I, and I'm sure others, would be very interested to see pictures of this... Early V serial is most interesting :thumb:
06-04-22, 05:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 667
Posted By Seanaus

Would be 1983, based off my reading of...

Would be 1983, based off my reading of CyclesMakaron's lists.
05-02-22, 11:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 644
Posted By Seanaus

According to Shimano BB-1050 and BB-1055 are both...

According to Shimano BB-1050 and BB-1055 are both >>> 113mm for English (68mm), 115mm for Italian (70mm) 119mm sounds like a BB for a triple.
I don't know these older Trek products, but I am...
04-25-22, 01:25 AM
Replies: 834
Views: 133,379
Posted By Seanaus

Jacek, today's candidate for your input please....

Jacek, today's candidate for your input please. From reading the lists in the big source I'd say the middle of 1987. Sticker says SLX, but no stampings on the bb to confirm or deny this. If this is...
04-05-22, 06:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,750
Posted By Seanaus

Scientific term to describe a rider with too much...

Scientific term to describe a rider with too much mass :roflmao2:
04-04-22, 07:21 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,750
Posted By Seanaus

Surely that depends a fair bit upon how many...

Surely that depends a fair bit upon how many pounds over 200 the rider is :eek: (I'm @ 220 :lol:)

Continental's chart appears to comparing an underinflated tyre to a correctly inflated one.I...
03-29-22, 09:34 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 21,728
Posted By Seanaus

Jacek, today's technical question is, what are...

Jacek, today's technical question is, what are your thoughts on the possibility of Corsa in Brain existing? I have seen recently one for sale, and searching internet seems to reveal a few more, but I...
03-12-22, 04:01 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 21,728
Posted By Seanaus

Excellent work finding this Jacek :thumb: I...

Excellent work finding this Jacek :thumb: I find it cool that amongst the H and J serials are a few G, an F, and even a D that I am assuming was in for sti slides to be added to the head tube and a...
03-02-22, 04:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 553
Posted By Seanaus

I don't think this is a Squadra. Normally a...

I don't think this is a Squadra. Normally a Squadra would have the Cinelli spoiler bottom bracket and Cinelli lugs, with the winged C logo stamped on them. And not forgetting the Italian flag on the...
02-28-22, 05:53 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,959
Posted By Seanaus

I once bought a shabby Kuwahara with 105 and a...

I once bought a shabby Kuwahara with 105 and a cracked frame for the aero Record seatpost and the Campagnolo aero bottle/cage combo :thumb:
01-27-22, 05:26 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 14,438
Posted By Seanaus

Righto, I follow, will work on the pictures,...

Righto, I follow, will work on the pictures, thanks.
01-27-22, 04:22 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 14,438
Posted By Seanaus

I'll try, though personally I don't doubt the...

I'll try, though personally I don't doubt the seller. I sent him a photo of another Corsa Extra Max bb shell, and he confirmed D7 only stamped in the same place on the bb shell as the one in the...
01-21-22, 12:55 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 14,438
Posted By Seanaus

Unknown, frame looks ok in the pictures. Another...

Unknown, frame looks ok in the pictures. Another scenario I thought of, assuming that this had the MXL fork, is that someone robbed the fork from this huge frame to cut down and use in a smaller...
01-20-22, 08:59 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 14,438
Posted By Seanaus

Very late Corsa Extra Max

Greetings styggno1 and CyclesMakaron , I thought this may be of interest to you. Ebay seller pacific-coast-cycles currently has this for sale (picture from their listing). According to the seller,...
12-13-21, 05:28 AM
Replies: 834
Views: 133,379
Posted By Seanaus

Thanks CyclesMakaron :thumb:

Thanks CyclesMakaron :thumb:
12-04-21, 04:41 AM
Replies: 834
Views: 133,379
Posted By Seanaus

@CyclesMakaron...

@CyclesMakaron (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/cyclesmakaron-448872.html), greetings again from Australia. Can you clarify something for me, if you could. Do you know what geometry the Corsa...
11-11-21, 04:33 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 25,936
Posted By Seanaus

P!N20 FYI, there's a 55 x 56 Soren Son on Retro...

P!N20 FYI, there's a 55 x 56 Soren Son on Retro Cycling Marketplace Australia now in Melbourne. Chrome fork, very tasty looking lugs, also affordable. You need it I believe :thumb:

Picture from...
11-05-21, 03:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 759
Posted By Seanaus

Of course it's a scam, hacked account, happens...

Of course it's a scam, hacked account, happens all the time. Seller is English, item is in Santa Monica, shipping is from China :roflmao2: Report, and move on.
10-19-21, 11:01 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 25,936
Posted By Seanaus

Greetings from Australia. Here I present my Soren...

Greetings from Australia. Here I present my Soren Son, made in Queensland on the gold coast by Soren (the Danish flag) and painted by his son Mitch (the Canadian flag) , or at least that's how I...
09-12-21, 05:36 AM
Replies: 3,240
Views: 366,157
Posted By Seanaus

William, a British shorthair, who unfortunately...

William, a British shorthair, who unfortunately turned out to have a bad heart..
...
08-12-21, 06:39 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 194
Posted By Seanaus

Bike shops in Hamburg (St Pauli)

Given the wide range of expertise and experience here, I thought this the best place to ask.... I'm trying to help a friend of mine who's made the rookie error of buying a vintage frameset without a...
06-13-21, 01:49 AM
Replies: 834
Views: 133,379
Posted By Seanaus

Yet again, fact wins over theory :thumb: It did...

Yet again, fact wins over theory :thumb: It did give me a good reason to find my MXL frameset and have a detailed look in that area. Even at that height above the bottom bracket it's still quite...
06-12-21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 834
Views: 133,379
Posted By Seanaus

May I put forward an alternative theory? Given...

May I put forward an alternative theory? Given this frame has a number hanger, is it possible this was built with no braze on derailleur hanger? I know that at times certain team frames (TM) in this...
05-20-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 125,488
Posted By Seanaus

Rabobank Tecnos, 1996 I believe... Period...

Rabobank Tecnos, 1996 I believe... Period correct 7700 build, more or less.
...
05-07-21, 11:52 PM
Replies: 834
Views: 133,379
Posted By Seanaus

Thanks, was unaware this was an available option...

Thanks, was unaware this was an available option :thumb: always learning :)
05-07-21, 09:21 PM
Replies: 834
Views: 133,379
Posted By Seanaus

Jacek, what is your opinion on the chainstays...

Jacek, what is your opinion on the chainstays having no EM pantograph or engraved seatstay caps? Thanks, Sean.
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