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10-02-21, 12:31 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,891
Posted By CV-6

Disclaimer: Some I no longer own. John...

Disclaimer: Some I no longer own.

John Howard #281 by Dave Moulton

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50076025006_fc81422c0a_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2ji3HBu)John Howard...
09-29-21, 04:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By CV-6

As they say, it is in the mail. USPS says...

As they say, it is in the mail. USPS says Friday, but you know USPS.
09-26-21, 04:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 365
Posted By CV-6

Sold pending receipt of funds

Sold pending receipt of funds
09-26-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 365
Posted By CV-6

bbbob You should be able to check your PMs....

bbbob

You should be able to check your PMs. You also should have a PM from me.
09-24-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 365
Posted By CV-6

bbbob Check your PM

bbbob Check your PM
09-20-21, 02:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 365
Posted By CV-6

Bump and price lowered.

Bump and price lowered.
09-20-21, 02:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 112
Posted By CV-6

FS: Campagnolo 26.8 1st Gen Super Record Seatpost

See pics for condition. Consider trade for similar in 26.6 Record or Super Record. $75 shipped CONUS. Offers

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09-20-21, 02:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 102
Posted By CV-6

FS: Simplex SX1500 26.6mm Seatpost

Some zigzags which could be worked out. Surplus to my needs. $40 shipped CONUS. Offers considered.

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09-15-21, 09:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 365
Posted By CV-6

FS: Campagnolo 26.2 Record short seat post

Campagnolo 26.2 Record short seat post. Measures at 130mm, measuring the finished portion. Not sure how to do it otherwise. Surplus to my needs. $Sold pending receipt of funds.
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09-15-21, 07:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 278
Posted By CV-6

This will be for a CPSC double crank as evidenced...

This will be for a CPSC double crank as evidenced by the 68-SS marking on the spindle.
09-15-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 430
Posted By CV-6

Another seller who thinks old is $$$. A 531...

Another seller who thinks old is $$$. A 531 Helyett frame from 1958 sold for about that on the bay about a week ago. This bike is nowhere near.

That said, the drive train could be driving the...
09-07-21, 08:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 818
Posted By CV-6

You should be able to convert that to a LED bulb,...

You should be able to convert that to a LED bulb, if that sways you any.
09-07-21, 08:34 PM
Replies: 623
Views: 92,896
Posted By CV-6

This was on a Lejeune tandem I bought. Shop was...

This was on a Lejeune tandem I bought. Shop was still active when I checked on it a few years ago....
09-06-21, 09:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 500
Posted By CV-6

I cannot answer that. I did not do the work and...

I cannot answer that. I did not do the work and have not disassembled. I would think you would not want to drill very deep into the post, but that is speculation. Nasty looking. Crap on it from...
09-06-21, 08:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 500
Posted By CV-6

Photo as promised. I knew I had one that had...

Photo as promised. I knew I had one that had been repaired. Bob Freeman did this one.

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09-06-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 500
Posted By CV-6

There is no circlip on the early derailleurs. Not...

There is no circlip on the early derailleurs. Not unusual. It can be fixed. You can tap the post for a small screw and put a small washer on it. I will share a pic when I find it.
09-05-21, 08:06 AM
Replies: 623
Views: 92,896
Posted By CV-6

A Moto Grand Jubilé from Ray Florman's A-1...

A Moto Grand Jubilé from Ray Florman's A-1 Bicycles in St Louis. Raysport refers to the frames associated with the shop.

https://live.staticflickr.com/1645/25770519862_28a5d1fde9_b.jpg...
08-31-21, 09:31 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 21,498
Posted By CV-6

Thanks for letting us share vicariously the...

Thanks for letting us share vicariously the experience. Maybe next year.
08-24-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 345
Posted By CV-6

A + from me. I asked for custom color for an...

A + from me. I asked for custom color for an existing set on their site. All I had to do is give them a proper color code (CMYK in my case) and they produced them. I ended up not using them, but...
08-23-21, 10:33 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 21,498
Posted By CV-6

I would send those pics to Panaracer and see what...

I would send those pics to Panaracer and see what they have to say. Unless you were seriously underinflated for the conditions, that should not have happened in my book.
08-23-21, 10:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 577
Posted By CV-6

Geez. It took me a couple of beats to figure out...

Geez. It took me a couple of beats to figure out the music references.
08-21-21, 09:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 390
Posted By CV-6

I did ride it prior to going out to Jack. It is...

I did ride it prior to going out to Jack. It is a wonderful ride. Very much as I remember the ride of my Raleigh 753 Team Pro. I am a big'un and did not notice any flex.



Yeah. I also like...
08-20-21, 01:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 390
Posted By CV-6

Christmas in August Pt 2

This has been my unicorn. Searched and waited 15 years to finally acquire one. Unfortunately it had a dent in the TT on arrival. Built it and rode it a few times. Then sent it to Jack at Franklin...
08-19-21, 09:46 PM
Replies: 2,109
Views: 232,891
Posted By CV-6

If you are swapping a spare in, then you will...

If you are swapping a spare in, then you will have glue on the rim.
08-19-21, 12:06 PM
Replies: 2,109
Views: 232,891
Posted By CV-6

Twice I have changed tires using tape on the...

Twice I have changed tires using tape on the road. First time, a good portion of the tape remained on the rim. Mounted a "clean" spare and rode home carefully. Second time the tape stayed on the...
08-17-21, 09:31 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,333
Posted By CV-6

I tried today to update a component and the site...

I tried today to update a component and the site would not accept it.Server Error in '/' Application.A potentially dangerous Request.Form value was detected from the client...
08-17-21, 09:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 357
Posted By CV-6

DD has it right. DS chain stay was in sorry...

DD has it right. DS chain stay was in sorry state. This is going to be a slow project. Retirement makes for a slower cash flow. And I am still looking for some gold. It will get ridden once...
08-16-21, 02:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 357
Posted By CV-6

Christmas in August Pt 1

Sent this to Franklin Frame late last year. It was a long wait but the results are in. The gold headset should be a clue as to where this build will be going.

Before:
...
08-11-21, 10:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 743
Posted By CV-6

It is not the caliper that gets ruined. It is the...

It is not the caliper that gets ruined. It is the bolt. Using a flat blade screwdriver can provide the same result. The bolt gets f'ed up. I know this from experience.
08-10-21, 10:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 743
Posted By CV-6

There is a lot of gray area concerning Carré and...

There is a lot of gray area concerning Carré and when he started to build. It is generally acknowledged that he built for Anquetil in the 50s. This is the first time I have seen it stated that Carré...
08-09-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,010
Posted By CV-6

Franklin Frames and Jack Trumbull are alive and...

Franklin Frames and Jack Trumbull are alive and doing very well. He has about forty frames in the shop and is very busy. I should be receiving two frames back from him this week. I am stoked. It...
08-06-21, 10:40 AM
Replies: 2,109
Views: 232,891
Posted By CV-6

S Works Hell of the North tubulars on eBay...

S Works Hell of the North tubulars on eBay (https://www.ebay.com/itm/174868733370?ViewItem=&item=174868733370)


If you are wanting to dip your toes into the waters of upper end tubulars, this...
08-05-21, 09:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 486
Posted By CV-6

Since we are sharing TSX Lemonds, here is mine. ...

Since we are sharing TSX Lemonds, here is mine. Frame was a Christmas present from my wife. I was fortunate to get most of the Campagnolo Record group as a single purchase. I think mine dates ca...
07-27-21, 10:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 966
Posted By CV-6

Can you look at the BB cups and see what markings...

Can you look at the BB cups and see what markings are on them?
Does the seat post have a size marked on it?
If no marking on the seat post, can you measure the diameter?
The above may narrow down...
07-20-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,703
Posted By CV-6

ca1965 Sauvage Lejeune. Not in bad shape on...

ca1965 Sauvage Lejeune. Not in bad shape on arrival save a dent in the seat tubed from shipping. Bob Freeman had the tool and lent it to me. Some cleaning and polishing...voila.
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07-19-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 20,595
Posted By CV-6

My 753 Raleigh Team Pro has moved on to a new...

My 753 Raleigh Team Pro has moved on to a new owner. I acquired this 753 Lejeune in the last year. It is currently at Franklin Frame getting a TT ding fixed.
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07-18-21, 12:10 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,606
Posted By CV-6

While it is no longer such, I bought my first...

While it is no longer such, I bought my first Lejeune Champ du Monde NOS NIB. Pic below is assembly as delivered.

https://live.staticflickr.com/7184/6876755543_f6a5b131b2_h.jpg...
07-17-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 2,109
Views: 232,891
Posted By CV-6

My experience was it was all good for a while....

My experience was it was all good for a while. Then go to pump up for a ride one day and sealant all over the place. Trip to Tire Alert followed.
07-16-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,857
Posted By CV-6

Part of the discrepancy is where you took the...

Part of the discrepancy is where you took the measurement. See the little peak on the seat lug? That, believe it or not, is where the Team Pro frames were measured. I know it doesn't make sense,...
07-15-21, 02:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 487
Posted By CV-6

Then PM on the way. I don't have a use yet, but...

Then PM on the way. I don't have a use yet, but I may find one.
07-15-21, 01:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,857
Posted By CV-6

I did read it. And like I said it is of no...

I did read it. And like I said it is of no matter to you. Considering the plethora of SBDU bike BB's posted on the net (including mine) I find your obsession with not sharing the SBDU number a bit...
07-15-21, 01:02 PM
Replies: 2,109
Views: 232,891
Posted By CV-6

Anyone used Stan's in an FMB or Veloflex? It has...

Anyone used Stan's in an FMB or Veloflex? It has been my experience that it ruins the latex tube in the long run. Someone else have experience to share?
07-15-21, 12:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 487
Posted By CV-6

I am thinking this would be for a recess mount?

I am thinking this would be for a recess mount?
07-15-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,857
Posted By CV-6

Not that it matters to you as I am not in the...

Not that it matters to you as I am not in the hunt (as I said, wrong size) but I would not buy it without seeing the BB and its info. That is just me.
07-15-21, 07:31 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,857
Posted By CV-6

The frame size marked is CTT, if I am not...

The frame size marked is CTT, if I am not mistaken. Mine was a 56 and it was 54 CTC. Maybe that helps you?

OP: Could you post a pic of the BB and the info on it?
07-13-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,857
Posted By CV-6

Some would, but it is too big for me.

Some would, but it is too big for me.
07-08-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,846
Posted By CV-6

It's a different world now in TdF. (NSS) I like...

It's a different world now in TdF. (NSS) I like Cavendish, but he will never be at the heights of Eddy. I think it would be appropriate for a segment on Eddy to be produced and aired during the...
07-08-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 375
Posted By CV-6

Sold

Sold
07-06-21, 01:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 375
Posted By CV-6

FS: JG Three speed quadrant shifter $10

https://live.staticflickr.com/8494/8383849493_020aed7804_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/dLRqnc)Lenton Sports 020 (https://flic.kr/p/dLRqnc) by L Travers (https://www.flickr.com/photos/cv-6enterprises/), on...
07-05-21, 09:01 AM
Replies: 2,109
Views: 232,891
Posted By CV-6

In order of preference based on personal use: ...

In order of preference based on personal use:

FMB
Veloflex or Specialized Turbo Hell of the North
Vittoria

I have ridden Challenge with mixed results. One set was very fragile while another...
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