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08-14-22, 07:22 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 40,310
Posted By 75lechamp

Here are mine - a Kool Lemon '71 P13-9 and an...

Here are mine - a Kool Lemon '71 P13-9 and an Opaque Red '75 P10-9
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08-01-22, 05:40 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 28,524
Posted By 75lechamp

1984 Specialized Allez

Well, according to what I have been able to glean from the inter webs, I believe this to be either an '83 or more likely an '84 Allez.

I just happened to luck into this by visiting my friend John...
07-28-22, 07:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 364
Posted By 75lechamp

Found one, thanks all!

Found one, thanks all!
07-25-22, 04:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 778
Posted By 75lechamp

Starting the build....

I've decided to stick closely to what I found on the original '83 and '84 catalogs for this bike, with a few variations. I think this might be a '84 based on the Campy dropouts, but I elected to go...
07-24-22, 09:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 364
Posted By 75lechamp

ISO/WTB Suntour Ultra 7 freewheel

I am looking for a Suntour Ultra 7 freewheel, preferably with a 28T - either 13-28 or 14-28. English or ISO thread. Thanks for looking!

Andy
07-19-22, 09:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 778
Posted By 75lechamp

I encountered a lot of resistance when installing...

I encountered a lot of resistance when installing the Specialized crown race. As others have noted above, I would bet the marks on the tube were likely the result of forcing the Shimano race on -...
07-17-22, 01:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 778
Posted By 75lechamp

Thanks merziac I was hoping you would chime in!...

Thanks merziac I was hoping you would chime in! FYI I took the fork off, and there's no question about the tubing material now - Ishiwata!

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07-17-22, 09:20 AM
Replies: 19,275
Views: 2,423,455
Posted By 75lechamp

Tour de Steamboat

Yesterday my buddy and I did our annual Tour de Steamboat. This year I brought out my '82 Trek 950, which matches the one he bought back then from our other old buddy Kent Eriksen, who sponsors this...
07-17-22, 09:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 778
Posted By 75lechamp

Specialized Allez 3Rensho?

Hi folks, while out on the annual Tour de Steamboat ride yesterday, I stumbled onto a frame that I have had in the back of my mind for a long time, an early Specialized Allez (the bike used in the...
06-26-22, 08:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 336
Posted By 75lechamp

Nice! Let me know when your next ride is and I...

Nice! Let me know when your next ride is and I will come down to Durango with my '82ish Super Record! (I am in Arvada)

Andy

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06-07-22, 07:04 AM
Replies: 971
Views: 112,668
Posted By 75lechamp

Not necessarily artistic, but I noticed in the...

Not necessarily artistic, but I noticed in the garage how the down tubes of the bikes were parallel.... I thought it looked kind of cool...

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06-02-22, 09:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 663
Posted By 75lechamp

Absolutely spectacular!

Absolutely spectacular!
05-31-22, 07:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 497
Posted By 75lechamp

That is a really great question. Here is what...

That is a really great question. Here is what worked for me:

1. Take off the clamp bands
2. Put the hoods in warm water and a soapy solution. Soap up the lever body.
3. Unscrew the gray plastic...
05-31-22, 05:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 497
Posted By 75lechamp

Fairlane63 it's a fabulous ride, owing mostly to...

Fairlane63 it's a fabulous ride, owing mostly to that long wheelbase. It's the touring model rather than the racing.
05-31-22, 02:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 497
Posted By 75lechamp

Finished! Inaugural Ride!

Well, I completed the Paramount today, and took it for a short spin...

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05-24-22, 07:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 803
Posted By 75lechamp

Chombi1 you are right about the Ergals.... they...

Chombi1 you are right about the Ergals.... they are super light, which resulted in this bike being just a shade over 20 lbs. I am a pretty light rider, so can get away with it, but I have heard the...
05-24-22, 07:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 803
Posted By 75lechamp

Soylent Yes, it does have the wooden plug in the...

Soylent Yes, it does have the wooden plug in the fork.... also I am using another type of recessed nut on the rear brake - I have discovered that Gios used a very specific shallow recessed nut for...
05-24-22, 07:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 803
Posted By 75lechamp

SurferRosa applying the top tube decal was...

SurferRosa applying the top tube decal was difficult and I did not do a great job. I used a super thin vinyl and that was very tough to get smooth, still left a lot of wrinkles. I noticed the...
05-23-22, 04:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 878
Posted By 75lechamp

Or you could just make a nice coffee table out of...

Or you could just make a nice coffee table out of the toolkit, like this one at Golden Velo out here....

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05-23-22, 02:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 803
Posted By 75lechamp

I agree with the comments about the Gios blue...

I agree with the comments about the Gios blue color. I have a Colnago Super that seems like the same color. I read somewhere that the difference there is the Colnago has a grey primer, while the Gios...
05-23-22, 01:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 803
Posted By 75lechamp

New Build: Gios Torino Super Record

Finished this one just today - a pretty nice 1982-ish Gios Super Record. This is the model with the coins in the fork crown, and I think it's the final iteration of that model, with the only...
05-21-22, 08:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 306
Posted By 75lechamp

Congrats on this project! I am working on a '75...

Congrats on this project! I am working on a '75 Paramount, also a P10-9, and mine also has the "P-1" stamped in exactly the same spot on the bottom bracket. From what I have been able to find, I...
05-20-22, 02:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 497
Posted By 75lechamp

New Build: 1975 Schwinn Paramount P10-9

Well here's another build - I recently acquired a '75 Paramount, in Opaque Red. As it came to me, it was a little bit of a mess, with a few misses on the original parts, but with a few really cool...
05-19-22, 09:58 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 27,300
Posted By 75lechamp

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1981 Colnago Super
05-19-22, 09:57 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 27,300
Posted By 75lechamp

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1978 Raleigh Pro Mk V...
05-10-22, 08:45 AM
Replies: 19,275
Views: 2,423,455
Posted By 75lechamp

Where the Hell is Maybell?

Did the annual "Where the Hell is Maybell" ride -60 miles out and back from Craig (where I grew up) to Maybell. Weather was iffy, but importantly the wind cooperated...
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04-23-22, 09:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 531
Posted By 75lechamp

Thanks everyone for the guidance. One bit of...

Thanks everyone for the guidance. One bit of information I have gleaned is that apparently modern chains still retain both the length of each link as well as the inner width. The main dimension that...
04-22-22, 07:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 949
Posted By 75lechamp

That is a cool Team - is that the Hi-E hub in...

That is a cool Team - is that the Hi-E hub in front? Super nice.

I really am very fond of the International. I think seeing a pic of yours convinced me I should put white bar tape on mine...!

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04-22-22, 04:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 949
Posted By 75lechamp

Steve, I have heard that folks prefer the MkV in...

Steve, I have heard that folks prefer the MkV in terms of ride quality. It is a very nice ride, but I would say it's about equal to my MkIV. However, I greatly prefer the aesthetics of the IV,...
04-22-22, 04:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 949
Posted By 75lechamp

Kabuki12 I am looking forward to seeing yours...

Kabuki12 I am looking forward to seeing yours built up, it's so similar to mine. I generally only run 700x22 or 23, so not an issue with me, but I can see it might be difficult to do 28s....
04-22-22, 02:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 835
Posted By 75lechamp

Finished ..... now time to weigh it!

Hey folks, I finally finished my super lightweight build and along the way I found an even lighter freewheel, a Suntour Microlite 6 speed, which by virtue of its alloy body as well as cogs weighed in...
04-22-22, 07:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 673
Posted By 75lechamp

PM incoming....

PM incoming....
04-21-22, 06:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 531
Posted By 75lechamp

Modern Chain recommendations?

Hi folks, I am sure this has been asked before, but I could not really find much data. I typically get my chains from Mike up the road here in Boulder, because he has NOS Regina or Sedisport, but has...
04-21-22, 06:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 949
Posted By 75lechamp

First ride!

good ride in good weather today here in Colorado....


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04-21-22, 02:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 949
Posted By 75lechamp

Finally finished!

Finally finished this project after several diversions.... will go for a ride later today!

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04-11-22, 07:37 PM
Replies: 2,424
Views: 580,640
Posted By 75lechamp

Trek 950

Finished up today by installing the wheel set I built over the weekend. I thought the "bleu" Mavic SSCs would look good on this one....

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04-10-22, 04:11 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,910
Posted By 75lechamp

I empathize with all the above sentiments... for...

I empathize with all the above sentiments... for me, the goalposts keep getting moved out further. At first, I thought, if I could find an orange Motobecane Champion Team, that would do it. Found...
04-09-22, 07:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 466
Posted By 75lechamp

First ride!

Built up now with Campy NR, mostly... but I kept the Tange Levin headset, which I really like. I borrowed a wheel set from another bike (Campy LF with GP4) to take it for a ride today. Nice and...
04-07-22, 08:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 626
Posted By 75lechamp

Andy, you might recall that I have one of your...

Andy, you might recall that I have one of your old MkIVs, which is a '74 21 1/2" CTT frame, one of my favorite bikes. I will try to get some dimensions for you shortly, but in the meantime here is a...
04-06-22, 07:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 466
Posted By 75lechamp

Good to know nesteel .... I should have said the...

Good to know nesteel .... I should have said the 95X and 970 were the only Columbus frames to come from Trek that year, as far as I know. There were other models in other years such as the 930, TX900...
04-05-22, 03:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 466
Posted By 75lechamp

Thank you! Here was another clue from the steerer...

Thank you! Here was another clue from the steerer tube......

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04-05-22, 02:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 466
Posted By 75lechamp

Trek 950/957/959?

Folks, another bike followed me home.... it's a 1982 (according to the Vintage Trek site) silver and blue 950 frame (I believe). My main interest in this bike is that in the early 80s I went to the...
04-04-22, 12:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 904
Posted By 75lechamp

OK, I'll bite: "That'll buff right...

OK, I'll bite: "That'll buff right out...."
04-03-22, 02:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 730
Posted By 75lechamp

PM incoming on levers

PM incoming on levers, thanks
04-03-22, 06:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 254
Posted By 75lechamp

thanks guys, I will try some new non-Campy pulleys

thanks guys, I will try some new non-Campy pulleys
04-02-22, 08:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 254
Posted By 75lechamp

Campy SR rear derailleur alignment ?

I have been trying to get my recent build set up, but having some trouble with the rear derailleur, which is a `82 Campy Super Record. This is on a Raleigh Team 753 bike with a brand new freewheel....
04-01-22, 08:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,523
Posted By 75lechamp

Inaugural Ride...!

SJX426 Not sure when that started. I re-decaled this - using decals Gus Salmon provided. I added it, thought it was pretty cool - he seems to think Colnago was pretty loose about when they started...
04-01-22, 08:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 113
Posted By 75lechamp

ISO/WTB Campy seat post parts

Hi folks, I have a Campy Nuovo Record seat post pillar and bolts that needs the parts that clamp the seat on. I have the bolts, just need the upper and lower clamps (4 pieces in all). Let me know if...
03-30-22, 07:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,523
Posted By 75lechamp

Thank you for noticing the goof on the Panto! I...

Thank you for noticing the goof on the Panto! I thought that was pretty cool as well.... Good point on the length of the stainless steel housing, I do have a shorter one around here somewhere and...
03-29-22, 05:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,523
Posted By 75lechamp

Thank you all! I forgot to mention that I also...

Thank you all! I forgot to mention that I also set this up with a set of Mavic SSC "bleu" rims, with blue anodized alloy nipples. I always thought these were cool back in the day, and they were...
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