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05-25-22, 12:21 PM
Replies: 826
Views: 262,116
Posted By Sactown_Albert

1986 Miyata Nine Twelve for comparison

I recently obtained the semi-pro version without the fastback stays but with the same tubing. ...
05-25-22, 11:43 AM
Replies: 826
Views: 262,116
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Velocals has a large number of Miyata replica...

Velocals has a large number of Miyata replica decals.

https://velocals.com/search.php?search_query=Miyata+&section=product
05-23-22, 09:50 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 777
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Great post. Welcome to the Allegro family!

Looking forward to seeing it all put together!
05-12-22, 05:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 470
Posted By Sactown_Albert

These look pretty good

For 14 dollars, this might not be a bad way to go. https://www.ebay.com/itm/154344382484?hash=item23efa46014:g:II8AAOSw55NgNsCI

Make sure you thoroughly clean the cranks after polishing so that...
Forum: For Sale
05-12-22, 05:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 335
Posted By Sactown_Albert

C&V also has a robust for sale section

In the C and V section, there is a traditional sales thread, also.
Replies: 0
Views: 186
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Informal Vintage Ride in Folsom, CA on May 22nd

I will be leading a Cycle Folsom ride on Sunday, May 22nd that will be vintage themed. The route leaves from Coffee Republic at 9 a.m. and it is 36 miles with about 1000 feet of accumulated climbing....
05-05-22, 03:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,378
Posted By Sactown_Albert

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

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05-05-22, 08:54 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,378
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Smile My Jersey

iI will get a picture of me wearing it ASAP. Here it is on a hanger. ...
05-05-22, 12:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 228
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Mine showed up today, too!

I just posted in Spellscape’s original thread about mine showing up today, too! I totally agree that the work is excellent and he can make a good, well fitted jersey with the information he gets from...
05-05-22, 12:12 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,378
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Thumbs up My jersey showed up today!

Just wanted to give people who are interested in possibly ordering a jersey that the craftsmanship is excellent and the packages will make it through. The jersey was completed and shipped a few days...
04-22-22, 10:06 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,052
Posted By Sactown_Albert

77 UO18c Peugeot

Thought the black fenders fit the vibe of the bike well....
04-20-22, 03:40 PM
Replies: 4,874
Views: 514,595
Posted By Sactown_Albert

ISO-Normandy Sport Hubs

Looking for a set of Normandy Sport hubs with quick releases, front and rear. 36 Hole with 100/122mm spacing for a 5 speed freewheel. Trying to get the ball rolling again on a mid 70s Peugeot PRN10...
04-19-22, 08:22 PM
Replies: 14,686
Views: 3,523,411
Posted By Sactown_Albert

1986 Miyata Nine Twelve

I originally posted this in the Craigslist thread for someone else to grab. I live in Northern California and saw this was listed in the L.A. area for $200. This bike was one step below the Team and...
04-19-22, 06:20 PM
Replies: 69,058
Views: 11,161,399
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Miyata Nine Twelve

was visiting my mom in the area and grabbed it for $160. Tires, toe straps and hoods are shot. The rest of the bike is impeccable. Must have been ridden for 5 years and then hung in garage for the...
04-12-22, 10:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 324
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Selle Italia has reissued this saddle and you can...

Selle Italia has reissued this saddle and you can get it on Amazon in white, black or brown suede for less than 70 dollars USD.
...
04-11-22, 10:50 PM
Replies: 69,058
Views: 11,161,399
Posted By Sactown_Albert

My favorite frame size. “Normal”

My favorite frame size. “Normal”
04-11-22, 10:46 PM
Replies: 69,058
Views: 11,161,399
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Pretty sharp Miyata Nine Twelve-57cm

Not too shabby. looks like it was well kept. $200

https://orangecounty.craigslist.org/bik/d/placentia-miyata-nine-twelve-vintage/7470066806.html
...
04-11-22, 10:46 PM
Replies: 69,058
Views: 11,161,399
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Pretty sharp Miyata Nine Twelve-57cm

Not too shabby. looks like it was well kept. $200

https://orangecounty.craigslist.org/bik/d/placentia-miyata-nine-twelve-vintage/7470066806.html
03-31-22, 10:08 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,056
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Every so often you have to purge to make room for more

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You can never have too many jerseys, but you can...
03-31-22, 08:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,009
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Check at Carson City Bike Shop. They do online...

Check at Carson City Bike Shop. They do online sales. Here is the link. https://carsoncitybikeshop.com/rim-sun-700c-622x13-m13-ii-36-sl-pol-msw-pv/
03-31-22, 08:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,009
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Sale of the

I have two bikes equipped with these rims and I think they are excellent, especially for the price. Sale right now at Carson City Bike shop website. They do online sales with pretty reasonable...
03-29-22, 08:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 320
Posted By Sactown_Albert

1981ish PFN10

Looks exactly like the brochure PFN10 in 1981 right down to the color, components and tubing.
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03-28-22, 11:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,232
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Eisentraut article at Classic Rendezvous

There are a few models with the graphics. Going to be hard to get recreations. Albert Eisentraut bicycles (http://classicrendezvous.com/USA/Eisentraut_main.htm)
03-25-22, 02:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 871
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Shim

Have you considered purchasing a shim or fashioning your own?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-22, 02:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 989
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Powder coating can work.

I wanted to post about my positive experience with powder coating. I was able to effectively color match the original paint and the lugs retained good definition. I had heard that it could go on too...
Replies: 1
Views: 219
Posted By Sactown_Albert

1987 Peugeot Triathlon-52 cm

Colleagues,

I really like this bike but it is just too small for me. I’ve done some subsequent restorations that fit me better and I’m thinking of putting this one on the market. I’m not sure of...
03-16-22, 04:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 868
Posted By Sactown_Albert

That pantographing is the bomb! This is a great...

That pantographing is the bomb! This is a great looking bike. I just stuck to the original colors.
03-14-22, 04:46 PM
Replies: 2,106
Views: 675,565
Posted By Sactown_Albert

I want the Miyata

I am happy to drive to pick up the Miyata. Lovely bike that I would do a full restoration on. Done with my Allegro but I do need a dedicated rando bike for multi day adventures. This would be perfect.
03-14-22, 10:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 748
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Joe, hope to run into you in the near...

Joe,

hope to run into you in the near future. I live in Sacramento and I ride all the time in Folsom. I’m a ride-leader with Cycle Folsom and I post a semi-annual vintage ride. Probably going to...
03-14-22, 10:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 748
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Lovely Cilo

I’ve been putting some miles on the Allegro and my thought is that it would make a nice credit card tourer with some gearing changes. Your post is a good inspiration. Did you see the Urago...
03-13-22, 07:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 868
Posted By Sactown_Albert

I just posted about my Allegro restoration and...

I just posted about my Allegro restoration and someone said that they thought that they looked at the same thread twice. You did beautiful work with yours. I think we may have been visited by the...
03-11-22, 03:03 PM
Replies: 2,892
Views: 766,144
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Before and after on a 1974 Allegro Schweitzermeister

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03-11-22, 10:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 748
Posted By Sactown_Albert

This bike has ruined the enjoyment of my other...

This bike has ruined the enjoyment of my other vintage bikes. The slightly longer wheelbase and rake compared to my PX10 gives it a really stable quality but it doesn’t feel sluggish. It is my best...
03-11-22, 02:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 748
Posted By Sactown_Albert

This is where I got the badge from. Very...

This is where I got the badge from. Very inexpensive. I was surprised how nice it was when it showed up but I felt it was important to use the original badge so I went with that....
03-10-22, 04:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 748
Posted By Sactown_Albert

posted a note below about a head badge for you....

posted a note below about a head badge for you. Message me directly if you are interested.
03-10-22, 04:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 748
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Thank you for your kind comments and for adding...

Thank you for your kind comments and for adding me to the database. I noticed in your restoration that your bike was missing it’s head badge. I removed my bike’s badge for the repaint, but I lost...
03-10-22, 12:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 748
Posted By Sactown_Albert

My Allegro Restoration and Seeking Additional Information

Colleagues,

This bike came to me as a donation and I poured a lot of time and energy into restoring it to its original configuration. From looking online and searching the forum, I came to the...
02-23-22, 08:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 307
Posted By Sactown_Albert

If you are focused on primarily putting the bike...

If you are focused on primarily putting the bike back into service and you don’t care about original parts, I agree that there are better and more durable derailleurs that can be found for cheap....
02-23-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 307
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Simplex jockey wheel plastic is subject to...

Simplex jockey wheel plastic is subject to crumbling so I shy away from buying pulleys that have been salvaged because they may just crumble in the near future even if they are intact now. I have had...
Forum: Want To Buy
02-22-22, 05:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,634
Posted By Sactown_Albert

I have a 52cm Peugeot that has been fully...

I have a 52cm Peugeot that has been fully restored to original specifications.I normally ride a 54cm but this works for me with the seat-post extended a little more. I am about 5’9”. It is a 1987...
02-22-22, 03:42 PM
Replies: 1,451
Views: 446,275
Posted By Sactown_Albert

My late 70s UO18c

Acquired this bike in rough shape to scavenge parts for a friend’s UO9 restoration. After I cleaned it, I saw that it had good bones and decided to fix it up and make it my about town bike. ...
Forum: Introductions
02-22-22, 03:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 361
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Have posted a few albums of my restoration projects

To try to contribute and to get feedback, I have put together a few albums of my projects. You can see them under my profile.
02-20-22, 03:15 PM
Replies: 3,613
Views: 957,428
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Are there services out there that re-cover Ideale...

Are there services out there that re-cover Ideale saddles?
02-20-22, 03:13 PM
Replies: 3,613
Views: 957,428
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Possibly from before 72, though?

The more ornate Nervex lugs on the headset suggest the frame was made prior to the transition to the smoother Bocama type lugs that started in 1972. Of course, exact dating is next to impossible...
12-21-21, 04:57 PM
Replies: 2,892
Views: 766,144
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Great rando!

Great rando!
11-19-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,088
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Thanks for the helpful thread

I am in the process of restoring a 1974(ish) Allegro and this thread has been very helpful. As best as I can figure, mine is a Schweitzermeister model 76 in the “b” configuration with mostly Campy...
11-19-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 3,613
Views: 957,428
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Interesting how Peugeot went back to Reynolds...

Interesting how Peugeot went back to Reynolds tubing from the Super Vitus 980 they used in the first two years of this model.
Forum: Introductions
11-18-21, 11:27 PM
Forum: Introductions
11-18-21, 11:26 PM
Forum: Introductions
11-18-21, 09:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 361
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Vintage bike restorer and Rando from Sacramento, CA

Hello all. Longtime lurker and first time poster. Active rider with Cycle Folsom and RUSA through the Davis bike club. My main bikes are a Sage Skyline for road events and a custom Kona Jake for...
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