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09-04-19, 02:21 AM
Replies: 76
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Posted By styggno1

Nicke Welin-Berger rode this to a Swedish...

Nicke Welin-Berger rode this to a Swedish championship win in the 1975 time trial for seniors.

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09-03-19, 04:13 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 13,502
Posted By styggno1

1971 Masi Monark Team Ferretti ...

1971 Masi Monark Team Ferretti

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08-14-19, 03:58 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,295
Posted By styggno1

I will - thru a build thread.

I will - thru a build thread.
08-14-19, 03:47 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,295
Posted By styggno1

Hi Kurt, Not having English as my native...

Hi Kurt,

Not having English as my native language does not hinder me from sensing your sarcasm. I believe I will enlighten the ones that are interested - yes - my next build in line do actually...
08-14-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,295
Posted By styggno1

There is lot of rumour-ish bull**** thrown around...

There is lot of rumour-ish bull**** thrown around the net about these brakes. Frankly - I do not understand all the talk about them being difficult to set up. What is the problem? I just do not get...
08-04-19, 12:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 398
Posted By styggno1

Having only one bag IS a problem... No symmetry.

Having only one bag IS a problem... No symmetry.
08-04-19, 12:10 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,364
Posted By styggno1

In Sweden SOS (apart from being the distress...

In Sweden SOS (apart from being the distress signal) is Smör, Ost och Sill (butter, cheese and pickled herring). A traditional standard course during summer. You order an SOS, cold lager and a...
08-04-19, 12:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 398
Posted By styggno1

Bike-OCD is my middle name. Fighting it of course...

Bike-OCD is my middle name. Fighting it of course - but loosing almost every time.
07-29-19, 02:23 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,816
Posted By styggno1

17 posts and no Masi or Merckx!? I have to do...

17 posts and no Masi or Merckx!? I have to do something...

This is both a Monark and a Masi

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...
07-22-19, 03:29 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,175
Posted By styggno1

Nice! This link might be of interest (click...

Nice!

This link might be of interest (click on "pages" a bit down on the page):
MAVIC - Mektronic 1999 (http://www.disraeligears.co.uk/Site/MAVIC_-_Mektronic_1999.html)

I have the earlier ZAP...
07-15-19, 06:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,976
Posted By styggno1

1989 MB-1 with 1994 Shimano XT gets me were I...

1989 MB-1 with 1994 Shimano XT gets me were I want to go (when in the woods).

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07-15-19, 05:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 891
Posted By styggno1

Thank you all! I have to modify my message a...

Thank you all!

I have to modify my message a bit... Even though my brother cannot bicycle as he wants to anymore he has a full life (though painful most of the time). He hunts, got a young hunting...
07-15-19, 02:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 891
Posted By styggno1

A sad day, personally, classic French touring contents

Yesterday my older brother came to me and asked me to sell his touring bike.
(And - no - this is not an ad for selling it here. It will be done elsewere and at a later time).

For me this request...
07-13-19, 01:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 399
Posted By styggno1

From what information the picture gives (fork...

From what information the picture gives (fork crown, seatstay caps) 1990 would be a good estimation. Post more detail pictures and it might be possible to narrow it down. +/- 1 year is normal when...
06-30-19, 03:43 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,561
Posted By styggno1

Love: building wheels - closely followed by...

Love: building wheels - closely followed by applying paint to frame.

Hate: cleaning used rims - closely followed by masking frame before paint.

My personality makes me do the "hate things"...
06-27-19, 05:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 921
Posted By styggno1

I am sorry - but I am not versed in Miyata. They...

I am sorry - but I am not versed in Miyata. They were sold as Miyata here - not Koga-Miyata. I can confirm the grey metallic being a rather common colour on the better Miyata: s over here. The only...
06-22-19, 04:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,165
Posted By styggno1

Very, very nice! A sympathetic restoration -...

Very, very nice! A sympathetic restoration - keeping as much as possible. Very well done.
06-20-19, 02:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,402
Posted By styggno1

No, they are not, but/and as I wrote in the post...

No, they are not, but/and as I wrote in the post I linked to above the insert fits into the syncro shifters - they just do not index strong enough to work properly. You will need the three spring...
06-17-19, 09:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,402
Posted By styggno1

Most of the stuff get answered here: ...

Most of the stuff get answered here:
https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1128040-campag-10v-down-tube-shifter-retro-fun.html
06-04-19, 01:16 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,821
Posted By styggno1

Since this thread has already gone astray I might...

Since this thread has already gone astray I might as well put forward my bicycle hauler (one can put at least one bike behind the seats).

1971, 350 SL, manual gearbox, from the first month of R107...
05-29-19, 06:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 659
Posted By styggno1

Wrote a bit about the original Roval wheels here:...

Wrote a bit about the original Roval wheels here:
https://www.bikeforums.net/20546967-post56.html

They came in both tubular and clincher versions and in dark anodized or clear/silver. There were...
05-10-19, 11:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 975
Posted By styggno1

It is not a collection... It is the snowball...

It is not a collection... It is the snowball effect. It started with a small line of grease on a table and now it is a full grown snowball.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KUmZp8pR1uc
05-10-19, 10:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 975
Posted By styggno1

Man, I believe you have only a small problem... ...

Man, I believe you have only a small problem...

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It all started as saturday night recreational snorting of Campagnolo white...
05-07-19, 07:52 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,142
Posted By styggno1

Well - I am Swedish after all... nudge, nudge......

Well - I am Swedish after all... nudge, nudge... say no more!
05-07-19, 07:46 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,142
Posted By styggno1

Hi! Long time no see! Sorry - I will change...

Hi! Long time no see!

Sorry - I will change it to strong, comfortable and satisfied (just for this "orgasmic" thread)... :)

edit - I must have been away for quite a while - just notced there...
05-07-19, 07:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,142
Posted By styggno1

This one just fits me. I felt it immediately the...

This one just fits me. I felt it immediately the first ride. I felt strong and comfortable. What more can one ask for!


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05-07-19, 07:29 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,201
Posted By styggno1

Geliano 1988-90 ...

Geliano 1988-90

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04-28-19, 12:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,028
Posted By styggno1

I just have to ask - what is going on with the...

I just have to ask - what is going on with the saddle position?
02-21-19, 03:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,104
Posted By styggno1

I am a married man. Dating is a thing of the...

I am a married man. Dating is a thing of the past. I do however keep a couple of Rosa: s on the side to cuddle with. My wife does not mind... ;-)
02-21-19, 02:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,104
Posted By styggno1

Yes it does (stop at 85 etc.). Thats where...

Yes it does (stop at 85 etc.). Thats where collecting pictures/material over a long period of time comes in. Using it to interpolate data to narrow things down to a probable period (still not...
02-21-19, 02:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,104
Posted By styggno1

And I have got a circa 1977 Pogliaghi with under...

And I have got a circa 1977 Pogliaghi with under the BB routing.
02-21-19, 12:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,104
Posted By styggno1

Concur again. Here is my circa 1980: ...

Concur again. Here is my circa 1980:

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1843/42767125960_8f6ff9e6b4_b.jpg
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4054/4359451969_4a198aa710_b.jpg

I stand by my 1981-83...
02-21-19, 10:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,104
Posted By styggno1

OK - I will write it again... Picture google...

OK - I will write it again... Picture google "classic de rosa guide" (with citation marks) and you will get a very good graphic time line made by Andrea Bonfanti. A lot of questions is answered right...
02-21-19, 09:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,104
Posted By styggno1

Concur. My research material puts this one...

Concur. My research material puts this one somewhere 81-83. Also observe the rear brake cable routing rings on the top tube. Same as on my circa 1980 De Rosa - with Microfusione lugs.
Collected...
02-21-19, 04:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,104
Posted By styggno1

There is a very good graphic De Rosa time line on...

There is a very good graphic De Rosa time line on the net. Google "classic de rosa guide" and you will find.

You write "a lot of De Rosa frames were custom built to the owner's specs and they...
02-09-19, 02:54 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 19,288
Posted By styggno1

Well it is now next Feb and here is the follow up...

Well it is now next Feb and here is the follow up on the pink one:

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1918/44938958772_a761ee1177_k.jpg

Due to lighting conditions the pic above does not show its...
02-09-19, 02:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 862
Posted By styggno1

Internal routing and lug design. Master having...

Internal routing and lug design. Master having conventional looking lugs and Piu having the extra "points".

I wrote about it here:...
02-01-19, 11:46 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,946
Posted By styggno1

Yes, as I wrote in this threads first page..

Yes, as I wrote in this threads first page..
01-31-19, 06:39 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,897
Posted By styggno1

Did not see this thread until now when it was...

Did not see this thread until now when it was bumped.
Sometimes one can be lucky and find a VIN-number.
Have a look at this post:...
01-27-19, 09:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,850
Posted By styggno1

EDIT and sort of an important update Just...

EDIT and sort of an important update

Just noticed a significant difference within the early D serial Merckx MX Leader timeline. Looking at serial D30XX I noticed it has the old type bottom bracket...
01-27-19, 08:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,850
Posted By styggno1

CMAW About your "L" marking on the other side...

CMAW
About your "L" marking on the other side of the BB shell - these are really difficult to see any pattern in.
Looking at
Eddy Merckx Serial Numbers (http://www.cadre.org/Merckx/)
together...
01-27-19, 06:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,850
Posted By styggno1

Thank you sir! Updated my first post accordingly.

Thank you sir! Updated my first post accordingly.
01-27-19, 05:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,850
Posted By styggno1

Sorry - the other side stampings I have not...

Sorry - the other side stampings I have not looked into.

The MAX frames were top of the line and probably not selling by several hundreds a year. How many - my guestimate is as good as anyone...
01-27-19, 05:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,850
Posted By styggno1

You got me thinking and I had a look around. If...

You got me thinking and I had a look around. If looking at other tubing that Columbus made and that were "oddly" shaped - as for instance Columbus Air and Columbus MS - they sort of had to supply...
01-25-19, 08:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,294
Posted By styggno1

Sorry to hear that! And/but congratulations to an...

Sorry to hear that! And/but congratulations to an extra language. You might find it will give you a niche advantage when going back to the US. Here (in Sweden) everyone speaks English and it does not...
01-25-19, 08:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,850
Posted By styggno1

I see - and I hope you were not offended. I...

I see - and I hope you were not offended. I thought you, with your experience of Bianchi Proto: s and such, were pulling my leg a bit. I believe the crown type of the Proto: s and the above early...
01-25-19, 07:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,294
Posted By styggno1

I am somewhat known here in Sweden to down talk...

I am somewhat known here in Sweden to down talk these Crescent and Monarks. I want to set some things straight. I do not hate them - I just do not love them. They are common here and they are put on...
01-25-19, 07:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,294
Posted By styggno1

Really!? I would say the opposite. At every/any...

Really!? I would say the opposite. At every/any given moment there are a couple for sale. Säg till så hjälper jag dig att hitta en.
01-25-19, 06:59 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,006
Posted By styggno1

I just had an eyegasm... ;)

I just had an eyegasm... ;)
01-24-19, 08:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,850
Posted By styggno1

(Are you trying to be funny or are you asking for...

(Are you trying to be funny or are you asking for real?)
I believe I have written "MAX fork crown" which means they used the only fork crown there were for MAX fork leg tubes in the beginning. It...
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