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10-14-21, 06:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 579
Posted By sced

from...

from https://gprcamp.com/foro/viewtopic.php?t=109&start=20
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10-13-21, 04:49 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 8,098
Posted By sced

1973 Custom Holdsworth owned since new, a...

1973 Custom Holdsworth owned since new, a Christmas gift from my mom and dad

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10-06-21, 04:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 120
Posted By sced

I have a 10 speed cassette and plan to use only 1...

I have a 10 speed cassette and plan to use only 1 chain ring. I forgot that I also have an Apex 10 rear derailleur that I could use instead of the 5600. Is there SRAM flat bar shifter that would work...
10-06-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 120
Posted By sced

Flat bar shifter options for Shimano 5600 long-cage rear derailleur?

I have been looking at Amazon and see a number of trigger and thumb shifters that are 10-speed but have also read that mtb shifters are not necessarily compatible with 5600 rear derailleurs. Thanks...
10-04-21, 11:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By sced

Loads of them on Ebay

Loads of them on Ebay
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-21, 11:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By sced

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1qMivd4Wyeo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1qMivd4Wyeo
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-21, 08:17 PM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 249,610
Posted By sced

French Bike - French Fit .....looks great! ...

French Bike - French Fit .....looks great!

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-21, 03:39 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 8,127
Posted By sced

Once the market for disk braked bikes is...

Once the market for disk braked bikes is satisfied some other new tech thang will come along for nerds to argue about.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-21, 06:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,921
Posted By sced

My Cyfac Le Mythique rides great ...

My Cyfac Le Mythique rides great
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09-11-21, 06:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 358
Posted By sced

Ditto Evaporust to remove rust!!! Followup...

Ditto Evaporust to remove rust!!!

Followup with OSPHO to keep it from coming back...
09-07-21, 05:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 584
Posted By sced

I have the same problem when standing in the...

I have the same problem when standing in the pedals going up steep hills. I read a BF thread a while back where somebody said that you can eliminate the ghost shifting using copper washers. I just...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-21, 05:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 817
Posted By sced

Safety pins

Safety pins
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-21, 09:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 407
Posted By sced

I have a Rolls Due and do not like it all. I been...

I have a Rolls Due and do not like it all. I been riding these Arione clones by Velo (sold under different names) for years and find them really comfortable and they look cool in white
...
08-14-21, 06:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 299
Posted By sced

Thanks folks for your help. I ordered a new...

Thanks folks for your help. I ordered a new shifter and will take a look at the broken one, and report back what I find.
08-13-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 299
Posted By sced

Thanks for the suggestion. I loosened the lower...

Thanks for the suggestion. I loosened the lower limit screw to shift the rd outboard, but it did not help.
08-13-21, 01:24 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,422
Posted By sced

Jeeeez!

Jeeeez!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,335
Posted By sced

Beautiful frameset!

Beautiful frameset!
08-13-21, 12:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 299
Posted By sced

Thanks folks. I was hoping to get a response...

Thanks folks. I was hoping to get a response aimed directly a the problem as described.

The shifter is Record/Chorus bought new in 2013 to replace one that came on a 2007 bike. I'd amateurishly...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 407
Posted By sced

https://www.amazon.com/SELLE-SAN-MARCO-Rolls-Saddl...

https://www.amazon.com/SELLE-SAN-MARCO-Rolls-Saddle/dp/B0026H1676?th=1&psc=1...
08-12-21, 02:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 299
Posted By sced

Campagnolo 10 Ultra right shifter not upshifting from bottom cog

The shifter is a replacement that hasn't many miles. During my last ride the paddle stopped ratcheting from the bottom cog most of the time. Oddly it caught a few times and would then shift normally...
08-04-21, 02:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By sced

There is some info here on cleaning up rust...

There is some info here on cleaning up rust before touching up paint Small rust cleanup on paint (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1233011-small-rust-cleanup-paint.html#post22108637)
08-04-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 680
Posted By sced

The glue, clear when dried, acts like both a...

The glue, clear when dried, acts like both a primer and a top coat on surfaces that may not take paint easily/well.
08-04-21, 12:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 680
Posted By sced

A trick I used to line and fill cutouts of the...

A trick I used to line and fill cutouts of the lugs on an all-chrome frameset was to use a fine artist's brush to apply some Elmer's Probond Plus glue where the paint was to be applied. This glue is...
08-04-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 680
Posted By sced

Me too on the ultra-fine paint pen for lug...

Me too on the ultra-fine paint pen for lug lining. It's really quite easy to get near perfect results. Have some tissues and a little mineral spirits to wipe away any mistakes in real time and then...
07-24-21, 06:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,152
Posted By sced

Evaporust works amazingly well

Evaporust works amazingly well
07-21-21, 07:52 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,891
Posted By sced

Professionals were off-the-rack in standard sizes...

Professionals were off-the-rack in standard sizes and finish whereas the Super Mistrals were bespoke.
07-18-21, 09:11 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,891
Posted By sced

Custom Super Mistral Fastback had all the bells...

Custom Super Mistral Fastback had all the bells and whistles Holdsworth offered in 1973. Originally came as an all Nuovo / Record 5 speed, tubulars, and Cinelli saddle.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-21, 09:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 677
Posted By sced

I wouldn't overthink it. Even the most...

I wouldn't overthink it. Even the most sophisticated bicycle one can buy is trivial when compared to a cell phone or a car. I doubt there are any real trade secrets in bike making.
07-13-21, 06:35 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,211
Posted By sced

I picked Spain just to give it a shot in the arm,...

I picked Spain just to give it a shot in the arm, but I don't really have a preference other than "it's a good deal". I also have 2 Italians, 2 French, and a Limey. My Macario from Madrid.........
...
06-30-21, 10:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 682
Posted By sced

Custom 1973 Holdsworth Super Mistral, a Christmas...

Custom 1973 Holdsworth Super Mistral, a Christmas gift from my mom and dad. It underwent major plastic surgery last year.

...
06-21-21, 09:32 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 106,321
Posted By sced

There is some info here on cleaning up rust...

There is some info here on cleaning up rust before touching up paint https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1233011-small-rust-cleanup-paint.html#post22108637

One source for a complete repaint...
06-19-21, 06:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 618
Posted By sced

1. scrape off rust 2. Evaporust 3. I bought...

1. scrape off rust
2. Evaporust
3. I bought at ACE years ago https://www.amazon.com/Ospho-605-Metal-Treatment/dp/B000C02CDG?th=1
4. paint

Evaporust + Ospho is a great combo for small parts...
05-29-21, 10:17 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,128
Posted By sced

In 2011 I semi-restored my 1973 custom-made...

In 2011 I semi-restored my 1973 custom-made Holdsworth Super Mistral with a rattle can paint job that looked pretty good from about 5ft. It was a Xmas gift from my parents when I was 16. The paint...
05-26-21, 05:42 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,836
Posted By sced

Viner Nemo 1990ish? ...

Viner Nemo 1990ish?


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05-25-21, 07:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,053
Posted By sced

My condolences. You might consider splurging on...

My condolences. You might consider splurging on another bike to enjoy while you fix up the damaged one,
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-21, 07:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 914
Posted By sced

A long time ago as a college student I toured...

A long time ago as a college student I toured Europe with a friend on my Holdsworth racing bike set up with a lot of gear. The stretch across the Apenines from Florence to Ravenna was a short steep...
05-21-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 793
Posted By sced

Safety Fast! ...

Safety Fast!

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05-21-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 886
Posted By sced

I'm wondering about beer...........

I'm wondering about beer...........
05-21-21, 05:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 793
Posted By sced

Very impressive

Very impressive
05-13-21, 01:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,169
Posted By sced

hmmmpff Arete:) My favorite is wabi-sabi /...

hmmmpff Arete:) My favorite is wabi-sabi / "beauty in imperfection". I use the expression allll ttthhhe tttiimme https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wabi-sabi
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-21, 07:53 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 19,535
Posted By sced

It's really obvious that this one has barely a...

It's really obvious that this one has barely a pulse. C&V has waaayyyy more activity, but the folks there are generally older and wiser, and have the entire history of cycling to chat about.
05-12-21, 02:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,583
Posted By sced

My wife and I use aero helmets with "goggles"...

My wife and I use aero helmets with "goggles" that reduce wind noise around one's head so you can hear better.
...
05-12-21, 02:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,169
Posted By sced

Not to get flamed, but almost anybody can get...

Not to get flamed, but almost anybody can get nearly the same results on the lugs with an ultrafine tipped paint pen. Of greater interest to me is how the rectangles et al along the tubes are done?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-21, 09:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,570
Posted By sced

My wife and I have been using aero helmets with...

My wife and I have been using aero helmets with magnetic clip-on "goggles" for about 3 years and really like them. We don't care about speed, but they are very quiet because they streamline airflow,...
05-06-21, 08:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 987
Posted By sced

From the pics the bike looks fantastic. "Jolly...

From the pics the bike looks fantastic. "Jolly good show!"
05-03-21, 11:53 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 20,075
Posted By sced

What kind of saddle is that?

What kind of saddle is that?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-21, 11:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,570
Posted By sced

I know this is not scientific, but my wife...

I know this is not scientific, but my wife absolutely flies in her aero helmet. Got any videos about pink bike shorts?
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-21, 06:33 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 6,626
Posted By sced

Riding a heavier / less efficient bike has merits

Riding a heavier / less efficient bike has merits
05-02-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 20,075
Posted By sced

1973 Super Mistral ...

1973 Super Mistral

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05-01-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 23,145
Posted By sced

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