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10-14-19, 03:31 PM
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Posted By cqlink

Eddy Merckx Hurt in Fall

https://www.bicycleretailer.com/international/2019/10/14/eddy-merckx-suffers-head-injury-fall#.XaTo0t8pC9c
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10-14-19, 03:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,993
Posted By cqlink

Impatience taking its toll. Again! Bought a...

Impatience taking its toll.

Again! Bought a nice set of Dia Compe 960s to try to get her on the road before cold weather makes its stand here in Detroit only to be contacted by a member today with...
10-14-19, 12:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 413
Posted By cqlink

58mm (front). 63mm (rear) I'm picking up a...

58mm (front). 63mm (rear)

I'm picking up a set a 960s until I find a Mafac set reasonably priced. Hope they fit.

Those Pauls look very nice. Kind of steep at $120 (pair?).

All: Thanks...
10-13-19, 05:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 413
Posted By cqlink

^^^^^ Thanks. I'm trying to get as compact...

^^^^^

Thanks. I'm trying to get as compact as possible. I've not seen those 960s.
10-12-19, 11:52 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,993
Posted By cqlink

Mistake update: ...

Mistake update:

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1185440-paramount-rd-cable-housing-guide-what-material.html

After all said and done, I'm not going to weld or repair the RD cable...
10-12-19, 11:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 265
Posted By cqlink

^^^^ That said, I've just purchased a set...

^^^^

That said, I've just purchased a set of three of the Campy guides/ clamps Richard mentioned. Won't look as clean but I can live with it and it's period correct.
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10-12-19, 11:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 265
Posted By cqlink

Richard Schwinn and Andy Newlands stepped in. ...

Richard Schwinn and Andy Newlands stepped in. You're right. Mild steel...
-------- Original message --------From: Richard Schwinn gmail richard.waterfordbikes@gmail.comDate: 10/10/19 1:02 PM...
10-12-19, 11:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 265
Posted By cqlink

Found a few Campy versions. $35 for three. Not...

Found a few Campy versions. $35 for three. Not cheap but I'll try to sell the other two. Thanks for the idea:beer:
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10-12-19, 11:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 265
Posted By cqlink

That may suffice it if Plan A fails. Where did...

That may suffice it if Plan A fails. Where did you find that clamp?
10-12-19, 11:14 AM
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Views: 93
Posted By cqlink

WTB: 70s Mafac Cantilever Brake Set

Can't pay $150-$300 but willing to pay fair price of anyone has a nice front and rear set.

Thanks!
10-11-19, 06:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 413
Posted By cqlink

Cantilever Brake Help - '75 Paramount

I'm building a '75 Paramount setup for cantilever brakes by Cyclart.

I missed out on vintage Mafac sets with a fair price.

I see many others have arms that really stick out too far. Any...
10-10-19, 11:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 265
Posted By cqlink

I was thinking along those lines. 5mm stainless...

I was thinking along those lines. 5mm stainless pipe cut to size then silver braze.
10-10-19, 09:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 265
Posted By cqlink

Best I can figure is it's manganese/molybdenum...

Best I can figure is it's manganese/molybdenum steel alloy. Trying to be sure as using the wrong welding rod leads to a number of other problems.
10-10-19, 08:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 265
Posted By cqlink

1975 Paramount ...

1975 Paramount

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10-10-19, 08:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 265
Posted By cqlink

Paramount RD Cable Housing Guide - What is Material?

I'm in a bind. I broke half of the RD cable guide on my bike. I've welding capability and materials but can't figure out what material Schwinn (Reynolds?) used for this braze on (RD cable guide).
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10-04-19, 09:00 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,993
Posted By cqlink

For those counting... Brake and derailleur...

For those counting...

Brake and derailleur cables and housings: $32.00 shipped
Cinelli 1A 120mm stem shipped: $30
Cinelli 1A 90mm stem shipped: $20

Total: $820.00

Per above, I'm fortunate...
10-04-19, 08:46 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,993
Posted By cqlink

First problem... Tried to push RD cable end...

First problem...

Tried to push RD cable end WITH feral on into the housing guide and one side snapped off. Going to have to build the side back up with silver rod and laser welder. If the base...
10-02-19, 08:34 AM
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Posted By cqlink

Could be. You think someone would bother putting...

Could be. You think someone would bother putting on an International decal?
10-01-19, 08:12 PM
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Posted By cqlink

^^If not International perhaps Inter-City? ...

^^If not International perhaps Inter-City? Might have been put on blocks a few times.
10-01-19, 07:21 PM
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Posted By cqlink

World Voyageur - $275

https://m.facebook.com/marketplace/item/408843856441945/?ref=browse_tab&search_query=schwinn
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10-01-19, 06:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 342
Posted By cqlink

PM sent

PM sent
10-01-19, 06:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 342
Posted By cqlink

PM sent

PM sent
10-01-19, 06:51 PM
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Views: 7,074,616
Posted By cqlink

Act Now. Raleigh International. $100

https://nmi.craigslist.org/bik/d/conway-raleigh-international-bike/6979396733.html
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09-30-19, 01:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 189
Posted By cqlink

Not sure what look you want but I found a few...

Not sure what look you want but I found a few Wald sets on Amazon that looked great on a few old Schwinns I restored. I think they were $12 a set.
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09-30-19, 01:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,000
Posted By cqlink

LOL. No, it certainly does not. Best research...

LOL. No, it certainly does not. Best research I found was it may be Gazelle made bike for the NL/ Western Europe OR French made Raleigh for Western Europe. GUESSING they made a tourist model...
09-29-19, 06:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 342
Posted By cqlink

Thanks for sharing! Pretty darn close. Don...

Thanks for sharing!

Pretty darn close. Don 't care for the big logo on the front.

BTW, the seller has a number of other vintage parts, to include another 130mm Cinelli stem.
09-29-19, 06:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 342
Posted By cqlink

Bump

Bump
09-29-19, 06:30 AM
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Views: 570
Posted By cqlink

PM sent

PM sent
09-27-19, 06:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 342
Posted By cqlink

Shorter reach: 80-100mm but may be able to go up...

Shorter reach: 80-100mm but may be able to go up to 110mm

Need the 1A version.

Thanks!
09-26-19, 06:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 342
Posted By cqlink

WTB: Cinelli 26.4 Quill Stem

Very good to excellent shape if anyone has one.
09-26-19, 06:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,993
Posted By cqlink

Nearing end of parts hunt... Need a bit of...

Nearing end of parts hunt...

Need a bit of advice regarding Cinelli stems.

I know I need a 26.4 clamp. As I recall, I measured 22mm fork tube opening. I want an 80-100mm reach so I can ride...
09-26-19, 05:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 570
Posted By cqlink

PM sent

PM sent
09-22-19, 11:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 704
Posted By cqlink

I think it's called Opaque Green.. ...

I think it's called Opaque Green..

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x768/3d1a1669c2b398a907491f4531686244_c6f1e4f2f362a6bf713200bbc2afc33858124713.jpg
09-22-19, 11:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 704
Posted By cqlink

Not opaque blue. Schwinn did have that opaque/...

Not opaque blue. Schwinn did have that opaque/ light green paint for those bikes around that time that looked close to the Bianchi Celeste color.

Lol. Give this five min. and someone will have...
09-22-19, 10:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,993
Posted By cqlink

Now at $738 for those counting:foo:

Now at $738 for those counting:foo:
09-22-19, 10:14 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,993
Posted By cqlink

So.....one definite way to blow budget is to...

So.....one definite way to blow budget is to attend a local bike show/ swap meet. Found these packed with Phil grease for $95 and after a long period of thought (5- min.) whether I disassemble a...
09-21-19, 01:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 570
Posted By cqlink

26.4 Cinelli stem in nice shape, Mafac...

26.4 Cinelli stem in nice shape, Mafac cantilevers, Mafac or Campy brake levers are all on the list!
09-21-19, 06:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,993
Posted By cqlink

Parts and price update: Campy 27.2 Record...

Parts and price update:

Campy 27.2 Record seatpost in really nice shape: $38.00 shipped
Cinelli 64-40 Giro D'Italia bars (pending) $30.00 shipped

Sub-total: $663.00

Pic update:

Front...
09-21-19, 03:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 802
Posted By cqlink

Ask the seller if he knows where the Mafac brakes...

Ask the seller if he knows where the Mafac brakes are. Occasionally they're laying around somewhere. That would be a nice addition / score.
09-21-19, 03:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 338
Posted By cqlink

If Merziac passes on the stem, I'll take it.

If Merziac passes on the stem, I'll take it.
09-21-19, 03:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 338
Posted By cqlink

PM sent. I'll take the Cinelli bars.

PM sent. I'll take the Cinelli bars.
09-20-19, 05:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 570
Posted By cqlink

Thanks! Just found a nice one on eBay. ...

Thanks! Just found a nice one on eBay.

Hunt goes on for Cinelli bars, stem and brake levers...
09-20-19, 09:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,993
Posted By cqlink

Updated pics: Shifters with stops (which,...

Updated pics:

Shifters with stops (which, now that I look at pic, I think I have on the wrong side):
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09-20-19, 08:48 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,993
Posted By cqlink

Cost and problem update: Caught somewhat of...

Cost and problem update:

Caught somewhat of a break when Amazon seller didn't include nipples as described in the listing. Amazon customer service, which I've had good success with, told me to...
09-20-19, 08:29 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,993
Posted By cqlink

While I'm trying to find bars and a stem, what's...

While I'm trying to find bars and a stem, what's the difference between 3TTT and Cinelli? I've been looking and see these brands often in the same conversation.
09-19-19, 06:21 AM
Replies: 52,429
Views: 7,074,616
Posted By cqlink

Might As Well Buy the Lot for $800 - Paramount + More

https://eastidaho.craigslist.org/bik/d/idaho-falls-vintage-road-bikes/6968852881.html
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09-18-19, 05:42 PM
Replies: 52,429
Views: 7,074,616
Posted By cqlink

Cannondale ST-600 $235

Not sure if this is vintage but it's pretty darn clean

https://detroit.craigslist.org/wyn/bik/d/trenton-cannondale-touring-bike/6981182831.html
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09-17-19, 07:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 905
Posted By cqlink

If back issue is serious, she needs a recumbent....

If back issue is serious, she needs a recumbent. Not much more to be said. I see a number of good ones needing only a polishing on CL at very affordable prices.
09-17-19, 07:30 PM
Replies: 52,429
Views: 7,074,616
Posted By cqlink

1973 Zeus

https://washingtondc.craigslist.org/nva/bik/d/alexandria-1973-zeus-road-bike/6980633205.html
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09-17-19, 07:12 PM
Replies: 52,429
Views: 7,074,616
Posted By cqlink

Bridgestone Kabuki - DC

Not familiar with these but looks good for $125.

https://washingtondc.craigslist.org/nva/bik/d/alexandria-bicycle/6980983095.html
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