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07-30-22, 07:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 375
Posted By juvela

----- the three fittings which stood out for...

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the three fittings which stood out for me as likely to be original and earlier than that time were the stem, headset and brake levers

cycle's original brake calipers may have been the GB...
07-30-22, 07:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 375
Posted By juvela

----- advert of 1950 - ...

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advert of 1950 -


https://graces-guide-s3-live.s3.amazonaws.com/gracesguide/0/0b/Im50THBK-Viking.jpg


advert of 1955 -
07-30-22, 12:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 375
Posted By juvela

----- lug pattern Prugnat 62/s crown...

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lug pattern Prugnat 62/s

crown Vagner DP

ends set Cyclo, rather than the similar Campag or Agrati patterns

headset TDC "Italia"
07-29-22, 03:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 776
Posted By juvela

----- here are two earlier forum discussion...

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here are two earlier forum discussion threads on Masi Special examples for comparison. -

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1113947-1965-masi-special.html
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07-28-22, 05:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 776
Posted By juvela

----- the A marking comes from lug...

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the A marking comes from lug manufacturer NERVEX

it indicates "Anglais" meaning lug is intended for BSC dimension tubing

when chainstay bridges exhibit a hole as for mudguard...
07-28-22, 12:44 PM
Replies: 3,092
Views: 349,894
Posted By juvela

----- this reminds me of a cute episode in...

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this reminds me of a cute episode in the Family Circus cartoon strip

Mom is working in the kitchen

little girl comes running in all alarmed

"Mommy, Mommy I can't find kitty...
Replies: 10
Views: 349
Posted By juvela

----- it is a shift smoothing ring found on...

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it is a shift smoothing ring found on the T.A. sets employed by Schwinn

shown in this parts illustration

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Replies: 10
Views: 349
Posted By juvela

----- frame appears to be an early 1970's...

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frame appears to be an early 1970's Sports Tourer model

wheels and gear ensemble not original


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07-10-22, 04:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 651
Posted By juvela

----- the SR bicycle brand bears no relation...

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the SR bicycle brand bears no relation to the component manufacturer Sakae Ringyo

it is a house brand marque created by an importer/distributor based in the San Diego area


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07-10-22, 12:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,483
Posted By juvela

----- thank you! thing-a-ma-jig is...

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thank you!

thing-a-ma-jig is bright blue rectangular item in hedge in background of photo with a black handle/strap on the top


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07-09-22, 07:38 AM
Replies: 3,092
Views: 349,894
Posted By juvela

----- magnetite crystals in brain interact...

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magnetite crystals in brain interact with magnetic door clasp


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07-09-22, 07:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By juvela

----- plating - when one suspects it...

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plating -

when one suspects it may not be original a good spot to check is the area around the bottom bracket

with OEM plating manufacturers usually get in there and do a good...
07-08-22, 06:18 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,164
Posted By juvela

----- Don Juan would have told Carlitos that...

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Don Juan would have told Carlitos that the butterfly was able to do that because it had "the personal power"


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07-07-22, 08:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 492
Posted By juvela

----- ;) did not wish to assert that...

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;)

did not wish to assert that either example is the same as the crown on subject bicycle

posted the two examples with the thought that they might stimulate discussion...which they...
07-07-22, 04:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 207
Posted By juvela

----- :thumb: :love: :beer: ...one o'...

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:thumb: :love: :beer:

...one o' me favourite marques!


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me poor noggin nearly shipped its moorings upon sighting those lugs
07-06-22, 02:28 PM
Replies: 3,092
Views: 349,894
Posted By juvela

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...well might one wonder which be the higher priority for...
07-05-22, 06:55 PM
Replies: 3,092
Views: 349,894
Posted By juvela

----- shouldn't that be "Natasha Dahlink" ...

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shouldn't that be "Natasha Dahlink" ... :lol:


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07-01-22, 04:19 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,474
Posted By juvela

----- $40 for the Gaslos is a very good buy!...

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$40 for the Gaslos is a very good buy!

Congratulations on being an excellent shopper. ;)


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06-26-22, 09:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 276
Posted By juvela

----- great to see that you now have it...

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great to see that you now have it completed and on the road! :thumb:

looking very good.

for readers who may have missed it here are the earlier threads on this machine -
...
06-26-22, 05:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 737
Posted By juvela

----- bulgie mentioned Coloral going back to...

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bulgie mentioned Coloral going back to the 1940's

we are going to have a hard time remembering anything earlier, if such existed, since a person would need to be a nonagerian

here is a...
06-26-22, 02:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 868
Posted By juvela

----- appears from photos that if damaged...

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appears from photos that if damaged thread area on cup is ground away there would still be plenty of engagement for a secure seating of the cup


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06-25-22, 07:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 781
Posted By juvela

----- :thumb: Righty-O, that's what...

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:thumb:

Righty-O, that's what orthodontists are for! :p


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06-25-22, 03:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 781
Posted By juvela

----- and just how many stone is the...

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and just how many stone is the pedaler of this gear block? :lol:

remember to always apply anti-seize when mounting

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06-24-22, 09:33 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,707
Posted By juvela

----- be that verdurous telai a...

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be that verdurous telai a flanderlander produtto?


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06-23-22, 04:56 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,474
Posted By juvela

----- question regarding the dating of two...

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question regarding the dating of two replacement pieces -

was trying to recall what date the derailment guard peg came on on R/NR outer chainwheels

the stamping on the Christophe toe...
06-22-22, 05:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 272
Posted By juvela

----- the spacer is a means of fine tuning...

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the spacer is a means of fine tuning the cycle's chainline

they are typically offered in three thicknesses: 1.0mm, 1.5mm & 2.0mm

many/most shops and workshops stock only the 1.5mm...
06-22-22, 03:41 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,707
Posted By juvela

----- :thumb: :love: bag loop...

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:thumb: :love:

bag loop for saddle rails -

Andrew Hague and others have made add-on bag loops; they mount with fasteners and so can be removed and/or transferred to another...
06-22-22, 02:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 340
Posted By juvela

----- Gnutti note for example the...

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Gnutti

note for example the contour of the shoulder where the dustcap meets the gear block threads on the drive side of the rear fellow

not the way Maillard does it

note the...
06-22-22, 12:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 466
Posted By juvela

----- per pista -----

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per pista

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06-22-22, 10:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 466
Posted By juvela

----- the Campag Nr. 621 stops on the top...

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the Campag Nr. 621 stops on the top tube are not OEM either

the way they have the brakes set up there is no quick release

expect the Cinelli stem to have a clamp of 26.4mm while the...
06-21-22, 07:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 600
Posted By juvela

----- :p the proliferation of BCD's...

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:p

the proliferation of BCD's with Sakae Ringyo chainsets can be both a blessing and a curse...;)

hope you are able to get everything sorted with a visit to the co-op :thumb:

...
06-21-22, 11:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 600
Posted By juvela

----- front derailleur mount shim - if...

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front derailleur mount shim -

if it is clear plastic affixed with adhesive it is from the MAEDA factory

this was their method for compensating for metric 28.0mm seat tubes
...
06-20-22, 05:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 600
Posted By juvela

----- in case you are curious as to a...

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in case you are curious as to a specific date many of the cycle's fittings will carry date codes/marks

MAEDA gear mechs, Sakae Ringyo crank arms, stem (portion down inside steerer),...
06-20-22, 03:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 199
Posted By juvela

----- appears to be Ambrosio's XA - ...

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appears to be Ambrosio's XA -

https://velobase.com/CompImages/Stems/6719249B-E474-402B-8A38-9761C16B9936.jpeg
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06-20-22, 01:31 PM
Replies: 1,779
Views: 371,599
Posted By juvela

----- those darn eight inchers 'll do 'er...

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those darn eight inchers 'll do 'er ever' time! :eek:

"ankle busters" they calls 'em

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06-20-22, 12:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 600
Posted By juvela

----- a nice find, should make your sister a...

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a nice find, should make your sister a fine bicycle :thumb:

odd that Puch chose to fit it with a Juy cable guide when the gear ensemble is all MAEDA

it may take her a time or two to...
06-20-22, 10:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 350
Posted By juvela

----- the similar in concept to the PA-10 at...

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the similar in concept to the PA-10 at this era Gitane Interclub was a popular model in the Bay Area, selling well

they yet turn up regularly on the classified adverts

no idea why the...
06-20-22, 07:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 350
Posted By juvela

----- jantes - recall the PX of this...

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jantes -

recall the PX of this time as coming with MAVIC Montlhery, red labels, ferruled and serrated

they may have been OEM on the PA & PR as well

recall the OEM tubulars as...
06-19-22, 09:21 PM
Replies: 3,092
Views: 349,894
Posted By juvela

----- one of the nice things regarding...

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one of the nice things regarding old age and infirmity in our loved ones is that it gives us an opportunity to be extra gentle, caring and loving of them

if we are lucky we shall be...
06-19-22, 01:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 350
Posted By juvela

------ thanks very much for sharing this...

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thanks very much for sharing this find! :thumb:

the PA-10 was a bit of an "orphan" from a sales standpont in my San Francisco Bay area during the boom

dealers had them in stock but...
06-18-22, 09:15 PM
Replies: 3,092
Views: 349,894
Posted By juvela

----- ​​​​​​sjanzeir...

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​​​​​​sjanzeir (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/sjanzeir-435871.html)

how is mom Dalia doing with her three little ones?

are they all spoken for at the sjanzeir...
06-18-22, 07:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 194
Posted By juvela

----- from your description it sounds like...

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from your description it sounds like the Wald Nr. 905 should do just fine

because the shim has an open slot for its full length it can be expanded slightly or if a bit large for an...
06-18-22, 06:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 583
Posted By juvela

---- ends set of subject frame Freres Huret...

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ends set of subject frame Freres Huret Ref. 230/231

https://velobase.com/VeloImages/FrameParts/E55AB876-1123-4F58-BBC3-66A7F77989B8.jpeg
enlarge image of cycle to better view adjusters
...
06-18-22, 07:04 AM
Replies: 3,092
Views: 349,894
Posted By juvela

----- lapin-o-cide :eek: ...

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lapin-o-cide :eek:

"you bet your Beppy"


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06-16-22, 01:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 643
Posted By juvela

----- gear block - some of these at...

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gear block -

some of these at this time came through with an Atom block

others received a block from Thomas D. Cross and Sons Ltd (TDC)

the latter had some quality control...
06-15-22, 11:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 315
Posted By juvela

------ for other readers who may require...

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for other readers who may require such a fitting in the future the Weinmann one is generally easier to locate

CLB also offered fittings of this type
...
06-14-22, 08:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 353
Posted By juvela

----- :thumb: Maitre Jacques powering...

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:thumb:

Maitre Jacques powering his Carre built Helyett with a LVII from Verot -
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06-14-22, 07:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 643
Posted By juvela

----- good to read information of use ...

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good to read information of use

saddle interesting
have a recollection of them coming through with Wrights;
but heck it has been a half century and must face reality of memory...
06-14-22, 05:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 353
Posted By juvela

----- one point not mentioned in this very...

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one point not mentioned in this very fine account is that the modern "donor" chainwheel probably has its dentition cut from both sides of the stock while Verot chainwheels of this era had...
06-13-22, 09:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 353
Posted By juvela

----- although obrentharris is a pretty full...

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although obrentharris is a pretty full name we may have to figger out how to add a Verot in there somewheres...;)


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