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Posted By SJX426

Google 1972 Bottecchia for what it might really...

Google 1972 Bottecchia for what it might really be. The Giro D'Italia and Professional had the same paint and frame. The difference was what was hung on it. It is not light.
Forum: Framebuilders
08-10-22, 12:18 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By SJX426

So here is an approach I think might work. I...

So here is an approach I think might work.
I obtained a fine screen from a tea fliter and cut it out....
08-09-22, 11:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 476
Posted By SJX426

This is a Pinarello Montello. IIRC the Montello...

This is a Pinarello Montello. IIRC the Montello had two distinctive characteristics, this BB and SLX tubing. If it is a Pinarello and identified as a Montello, then it will have both of these + the...
08-09-22, 11:47 AM
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Views: 476
Posted By SJX426

The graphic on the top of the shell is GP for...

The graphic on the top of the shell is GP for Giovanni Pinarello.
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08-09-22, 05:10 AM
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Views: 328
Posted By SJX426

Positron400 - All you need are two chain whips....

Positron400 - All you need are two chain whips. You could make them if you have extra chain laying around and a flat steel piece.
08-08-22, 05:09 AM
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Views: 274
Posted By SJX426

The bells get polished 2x/yr. If the bell is...

The bells get polished 2x/yr.
If the bell is not completely coated, then the interface or edge my allow for tarnish or corrosion to occur, especially under the washer of the nut.
...
08-07-22, 12:37 PM
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Views: 476
Posted By SJX426

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08-07-22, 12:31 PM
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Views: 476
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08-06-22, 05:30 AM
Replies: 23
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Posted By SJX426

They had the same life cycle as wired telephones....

They had the same life cycle as wired telephones. Today, Garmen and Wahoo own that market space along with apps on phones. Of course, there are other options.
cyccommute has it right. Not worth the...
08-06-22, 05:25 AM
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Posted By SJX426

At times I think the plug should have its own...

At times I think the plug should have its own thread, it is mentioned often enough.
IIRC the reasoning was to prevent water and other material from finding its way up the steerer. IMS, there were...
08-06-22, 05:18 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,641
Posted By SJX426

Mary Washington Monument (George Washingtons...

Mary Washington Monument (George Washingtons Mother) First DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) project of the local Washington Lewis Chapter....
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Views: 290
Posted By SJX426

Not worth anything if it can't pump up tires! ...

Not worth anything if it can't pump up tires! 230psi!?
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Posted By SJX426

Wrong decals. This frame is a '83 later due to...

Wrong decals. This frame is a '83 later due to the flat seat stay caps. The decals should be the "Panel" like set.
Not to mention the horrible cable housing length on the RD!
08-05-22, 05:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 897
Posted By SJX426

Bianchi84 - cinelli 65 40: Search Result | eBay...

Bianchi84 - cinelli 65 40: Search Result | eBay...
08-05-22, 04:49 AM
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Posted By SJX426

https://live.staticflickr.com/5487/14585451964_c69...

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08-04-22, 05:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 523
Posted By SJX426

I used to carry mine utilizing the pump nub on...

I used to carry mine utilizing the pump nub on the HT. It rattled and one time actually fell off while riding.
I only have two with Campy heads. They are different sizes with only one really...
08-03-22, 01:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 359
Posted By SJX426

merziac - Looks right for my frame! I think Randy...

merziac - Looks right for my frame! I think Randy figured that one out. Cyclomondo set.
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08-03-22, 01:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 359
Posted By SJX426

I will consider that approach. Easy way out. May...

I will consider that approach. Easy way out. May do this if the other approach fails.
08-03-22, 12:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 359
Posted By SJX426

I may have a bead on the right mix. A BF'r is...

I may have a bead on the right mix. A BF'r is sending me what worked for him.

Thank you for the comment. It helps me towards getting over the holes!

I am going to look at sifting screen...
08-03-22, 12:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 359
Posted By SJX426

merziac Thanks for that reference! The crown was...

merziac Thanks for that reference! The crown was brown with lubricant at the base of the race.

It is visible in one of Randys pictures....
08-03-22, 11:33 AM
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Views: 155
Posted By SJX426

It is useful to place your thumb on it when...

It is useful to place your thumb on it when rotating the RD to remove the wheel.
08-03-22, 11:31 AM
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Views: 430
Posted By SJX426

Diagonal drop outs?

Diagonal drop outs?
08-03-22, 11:25 AM
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Posted By SJX426

IIRC 82/83 was when the CS caps changed from...

IIRC 82/83 was when the CS caps changed from fluted to flat. The decals also changed about that time period.

Nice bike with the deep drops.
Superissimo from 1983 (based on RD Pat)....
08-03-22, 11:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 359
Posted By SJX426

Could you ask your question in another way?...

Could you ask your question in another way? Sorry, I don't understand what you are asking me to do. All the markings in the frame are in the pictures provided. The 171 does not have a folllowing set...
08-03-22, 10:55 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,436
Posted By SJX426

WRT 2x4. I entertained buying a Bianchi in 2009...

WRT 2x4. I entertained buying a Bianchi in 2009 after impinging on a fender of a car with my bike and the roof with my body.

The reason I didn't was the forks had dents from the 2 part of the 2x4....
08-03-22, 10:34 AM
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Views: 359
Posted By SJX426

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08-03-22, 10:25 AM
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Views: 383
Posted By SJX426

I ignorantly pursued this with my Rockhopper from...

I ignorantly pursued this with my Rockhopper from 1997. IRRC they used the same frame for both suspension and rigid.
I found a M-Bomber with 100mm travel that was air suspension. Adjusting the...
08-03-22, 07:44 AM
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Views: 808
Posted By SJX426

WTF!?!?!?!?!? I would not go back to that bike...

WTF!?!?!?!?!? I would not go back to that bike shop. I can not believe they could not pull the crank with a standard puller unless the threads were stripped. Can't tell from the picture, but it looks...
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Views: 870
Posted By SJX426

madpixel - go to your "My profile" by clicking on...

madpixel - go to your "My profile" by clicking on your avatar. On the right will be a list of functions including "Album" with a "create album" button
08-03-22, 06:53 AM
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Views: 519
Posted By SJX426

cpsqlrwn - These are what you want. ...

cpsqlrwn - These are what you want.
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08-03-22, 05:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 359
Posted By SJX426

Color mismatch. Out of focus but you get it. ...

Color mismatch. Out of focus but you get it.
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08-03-22, 05:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 252
Posted By SJX426

Campagnolo: 75 Years of Cycling Passion:...

Campagnolo: 75 Years of Cycling Passion: Facchinetti, Paolo, Rubino, Guido P.: 9781934030370: Amazon.com: Books...
08-03-22, 05:04 AM
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Posted By SJX426

Found on the street ...

Found on the street
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08-02-22, 02:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 359
Posted By SJX426

Threw some stuff on there just to get an idea of...

Threw some stuff on there just to get an idea of what it might look like. Wheels will have Record hubs instead of the Tipos. 54/46 chain rings!...
08-02-22, 02:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 359
Posted By SJX426

merziac - That port is threaded. Thanks for the...

merziac - That port is threaded.
Thanks for the encouragement!

I was thinking of a fine screen with floss to pull it into place and put the epoxy on it and then cut the floss off when dry. Of...
08-02-22, 01:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 359
Posted By SJX426

1971 Bianchi build

So many of you likely saw the subject bike Randy offered on the for sale thread. Its mine now.
I am not ready to follow through with the title of this thread yet as I am in decision mode. In the...
08-02-22, 09:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 358
Posted By SJX426

https://www.bikeforums.net/early-brifter-bikes-7-8...

https://www.bikeforums.net/early-brifter-bikes-7-8-9-speed/
08-02-22, 09:27 AM
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a work in progress. Owned since new in May of 1990. Kid abused....
08-01-22, 01:55 PM
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Early morning across the Rappahannock. ...

Early morning across the Rappahannock.
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Forum: Framebuilders
07-29-22, 07:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 411
Posted By SJX426

I was thinking some kind of backing put in the...

I was thinking some kind of backing put in the hole with something like floss with a little tension to pull it toward the metal and then filling the void and cutting the floss. Then sanding it down.
Forum: Framebuilders
07-28-22, 12:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 411
Posted By SJX426

@unterhousen - thanks for that added option! ...

@unterhousen - thanks for that added option! What would you use as a backing for the epoxy? I kinda like this option.
Forum: Framebuilders
07-28-22, 10:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 411
Posted By SJX426

Filling top tube holes

I have acquired an early '71 frame with two holes added to the top tube for internal cable run. The holes are on the sides of the TT not the top or bottom but on opposite sides.
I believe the tubes...
07-28-22, 07:00 AM
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Views: 426
Posted By SJX426

When the De Rosa was built, the pulleys on the RD...

When the De Rosa was built, the pulleys on the RD didn't look great. Don't have pictures. IIRC they are VOs. The bushings options were difficult to differentiate. In any case they are working just...
07-27-22, 09:43 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,194
Posted By SJX426

So what were the "mechanicals" that happened...

So what were the "mechanicals" that happened several times? My suspicion is they were related to shifting issues.
07-27-22, 05:43 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,194
Posted By SJX426

For my riding preferences, I like steel frames...

For my riding preferences, I like steel frames with lugs and more modern drive train. If I want a nostalgic ride, I can get on the Bottecchia or Colnago with friction shifting.
As most likely know,...
07-27-22, 05:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 420
Posted By SJX426

@ Positron400 - I think it will be close.What is...

@ Positron400 - I think it will be close.What is your intended use?

I had 2.3 on mine with plenty of clearance with a street tire. The issue is getting past the brake pads....
07-25-22, 11:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,970
Posted By SJX426

Our 94ish Burley Duet has the Arai. I happened to...

Our 94ish Burley Duet has the Arai. I happened to find one at a coop that was in the box with brake calipers for $5 several years ago. I now have spare parts....
07-25-22, 05:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 781
Posted By SJX426

NewSlang22 - WRT toe-ink. You may or may not be...

NewSlang22 - WRT toe-ink. You may or may not be able to make this adjustment. The critical factor is the brake caliper. If it is a casting, like Universal brakes, don't try to adjust by "bending" the...
07-23-22, 06:03 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,121
Posted By SJX426

Its a risk decision. What is the likelihood of a...

Its a risk decision. What is the likelihood of a bad assembly of the BB if the bike is C&V, the races look good and the function, when assembled, is smooth without the cranks attached?
What would be...
07-22-22, 08:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 468
Posted By SJX426

Thanks! Just made it up! One from a few years...

Thanks!
Just made it up! One from a few years ago is "Arrogantly ignorant" witch still applies to many in today's society.
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