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Forum: Foo
01-27-21, 10:44 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,453
Posted By HPL

Ciao!

Thanks for proving my point! I can get useless comments about me leaving; but no comments and/or knowledge about my cycling query (go figure; it's Bikeforums!). Percentages do not apply! I like how I...
Forum: Foo
01-27-21, 10:05 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,453
Posted By HPL

Cycling! Not!

I have gone on to a true cycling devoted site! No more pizza, beer, books, cars, and BS!
01-27-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 657
Posted By HPL

It is supposed to be about bikes and cycling

Why I am leaving this site; not a true cyclist forum!
01-27-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 518
Posted By HPL

Rigida DECO Rims / 1936 Baggi

A friend of mine (I cannot get him to post on this site) was able to provide to me some limited information regarding DECO rims since he has a rare Baggi bicycle from 1936 that he says have the...
01-27-21, 08:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 518
Posted By HPL

Rigida DECO Rims

A friend of mine was able to provide to me some limited information regarding DECO rims since he has a rare Baggi bicycle from 1936 that he says have the original rims (per the original owner who...
01-23-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 518
Posted By HPL

Rigida "DECO" Rims

I know that Rigida made the "DECO" "A", "B", "C", and "STD". I have seen fabrication dates on a "B" rim stamped "1940-41; and on a "STD" rim stamped "1942". I still do not know the range of years any...
01-18-21, 01:21 PM
Replies: 388
Views: 103,783
Posted By HPL

New to me '80-'81(?) "Super". Before photo as...

New to me '80-'81(?) "Super". Before photo as purchased from original owner with mash up Campy groups: Super Record, Record, Athena, Gran Sport, Triomphe.
01-18-21, 11:40 AM
Replies: 388
Views: 103,783
Posted By HPL

The fork crown (and blades?) is more than likely...

The fork crown (and blades?) is more than likely chromed, as well a chromed drive side c-stay shown in '83 catalog (?, possibly a 1982 catalog, has Oval CX and Nuovo Mexico models; catalog undated),...
01-15-21, 06:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,079
Posted By HPL

Thanks unworthy1, I knew you were still...

Thanks unworthy1, I knew you were still chiming in so I figured I would give an old thread a kick in the butt. My eyes just are not that good, or my device is poor for viewing, I could barely...
01-15-21, 02:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,079
Posted By HPL

Doing research on a couple 80s Basso Gaps (?) and...

Doing research on a couple 80s Basso Gaps (?) and could not determine where the repaint indication was on the Columbus decal. Why would Culombus make decals with "repainted" on them. Where is this...
01-11-21, 11:58 PM
Replies: 25,086
Views: 3,144,198
Posted By HPL

01-08-21, 06:28 PM
Replies: 25,086
Views: 3,144,198
Posted By HPL

I thought I had some thread gauges with my tap...

I thought I had some thread gauges with my tap and dies, but they seem to be placed in other toolboxes (I fix British cars as well). I only was using the wing nuts on the front, and even then I only...
01-08-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 25,086
Views: 3,144,198
Posted By HPL

Hub Threads; Hub Lock-up

I have a 1970 Raleigh Sports with perfect threads on the hub axles, as well as perfect "R" chromed nuts for the front; rear nuts are not damaged either. I had removed the front hex nuts and replaced...
01-03-21, 11:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,157
Posted By HPL

I have removed the fork and bottom bracket assy....

I have removed the fork and bottom bracket assy. Fork steerer shows no sign of any chroming or other paint colors; dropouts show no signs of chrome or other paint color. BB shell interior shows no...
12-29-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,157
Posted By HPL

More research regarding year of frame. Collected...

More research regarding year of frame. Collected from multiple sources with disclaimers as to accuracy. Even the Colnago catalogs cannot be trusted and are a guideline, but not always a factual...
12-28-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,157
Posted By HPL

Update on the green Super. I was planning on...

Update on the green Super. I was planning on contacting the previous owner and ask some specifics about the bike since we never met, but she contacted me today and said she found the original toe...
12-27-20, 04:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,157
Posted By HPL

I would like to apologize for the representation...

I would like to apologize for the representation of the blue Super as circa 1975 since I had been told it was the year of purchase. Because I am certainly no expert, nor was I present when said...
12-27-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,157
Posted By HPL

The photo is no longer online. What first caught...

The photo is no longer online. What first caught my eye was the listing header "Women's Italian racing bike". Since I was searching for Italian parts I assumed it would have some, and also assumed it...
12-27-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 803
Views: 79,502
Posted By HPL

Biohazard!

Not a bike; but related. I was playing around and composed/modified a photo of my anatomy skull wearing a Colnago "hairnet" helmet. Going for a diseased look using my favorite colors: orange and...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-25-20, 04:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,002
Posted By HPL

Sowman, cool bike, of course orange is my...

Sowman, cool bike, of course orange is my favorite color, black my second favorite color. I can see someone saying it has "Colnago-like" construction given the lugged appearance. Enjoy the ride!
12-25-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,157
Posted By HPL

The history of the blue Super: original owner...

The history of the blue Super: original owner purchased in Italy (custom order bike: factory stock frame size with full braze-on package: TT guides, DT shifter & cage bosses, BB shell guides, stay...
12-24-20, 02:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,157
Posted By HPL

Only saving the bike from mediocrity not you or...

Only saving the bike from mediocrity not you or myself. I'm pretty happy being mediocre also, but a real race bike with a rack is somewhat depressing. I will not be commuting or running errands on...
12-23-20, 02:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,157
Posted By HPL

I've been using a Sun Tour on the other frame for...

I've been using a Sun Tour on the other frame for decades because the first owner built it with one instead of a European FW. I did not realize the difference until riding a bike with a Regina FW and...
12-23-20, 02:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,157
Posted By HPL

I agree on the chrome forks, except I have seen...

I agree on the chrome forks, except I have seen factory painted forks and crowns (do not know if chromed underneath); back in early '80s in Italy and France. My circa '76 Super was originally owned...
12-23-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,157
Posted By HPL

Different "Super" circa 1976 but same details...

Different "Super" circa 1976 but same details (note: not sure if chainstay guard strip was original, was on when I got the bike; I'm the second owner). Raced and ridden for 35 years as a second...
12-23-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,157
Posted By HPL

More Colnago "Super" stuff.

More Colnago "Super" stuff.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,002
Posted By HPL

I am curious to see it. I have a round carbon...

I am curious to see it. I have a round carbon tubed Colnago, but it is a vintage "Carbitubo" model and uses alloy lugs at the conjunctions. What is your bike being built for; general road racing,...
12-23-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,157
Posted By HPL

Colnago super unknown year saved from life of mediocrity

While hunting parts I came across a listing on CL for a "Women's Italian racing bike". It had only one horrible photo of non-drive side with bad lighting (could not even determine color) and focus. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-20, 05:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,002
Posted By HPL

If it is a new Colnago frame it should have the...

If it is a new Colnago frame it should have the model shown on the frame. Is the frame custom built for you, or the component group?
I believe their C50, C60 frames are lugged similar to the new...
12-23-20, 04:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 801
Posted By HPL

Not an uncommon frame. Essentially a "Super"...

Not an uncommon frame. Essentially a "Super" model with heavier gauge tubing and fitted with an entry level groupset. I think they used a 26.8mm seat post, but not sure if proper post was used on the...
12-23-20, 04:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 977
Posted By HPL

Thank you for that info; only F. Moser stuff...

Thank you for that info; only F. Moser stuff could be found. I have no original frame for it.



Thank you Maurice; I like that frame design on the Steinmayr. Probably a hard frame to find in the...
12-23-20, 12:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 977
Posted By HPL

QUOTE=SoccerBallXan;21843890]Giordana[/QUOTE] ...

QUOTE=SoccerBallXan;21843890]Giordana[/QUOTE]

Thanks for the info, brand crossed my mind, but I am unfamiliar with it other than in name.



It amazed me how clean the work was at the...
12-22-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 977
Posted By HPL

Unknown forks

I have been digging through old parts trying to build up a "frankenbike" parts project and came across a couple of forks I need help ID'ing.

One is an early Moser fork without any marks other than...
10-10-20, 01:00 AM
Replies: 7,230
Views: 718,579
Posted By HPL

Cool! Thanks for the info. Hope your are well....

Cool! Thanks for the info. Hope your are well. Still trying to get some off time to travel; probably end up riding in snow by that time.
10-09-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 7,230
Views: 718,579
Posted By HPL

Moser 1 Hour Record Gloves

I couldn't wait 'til I got home; NOS Magic Guanto Moser hour record commemorative gloves from '84/'85. They will add a certain panache when riding the '85 and '87 Mosers. Great gloves regardless of...
10-09-20, 07:44 AM
Replies: 7,230
Views: 718,579
Posted By HPL

Old track parts

For 50's Dutch track frame I'm in the process of building: Bayliss Wiley hubs and BB, Lyotard pedals, Wienmann rims, integrated steel bar and stem, "unused" crankset and rear sprocket. Bought as a...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-20, 12:45 PM
Replies: 20,184
Views: 4,493,606
Posted By HPL

Old track parts

For 50's Dutch track frame: Bayliss Wiley hubs and BB, Lyotard pedals, Wienmann rims, integrated steel bar and stem, "unused" crankset and rear sprocket. Bought as a box of "odd stuff"; some spare...
10-08-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 614
Views: 217,027
Posted By HPL

Traveling north from North FL to MA

Traveling north from North FL to MA in the near future (2-3 weeks). I may be able to assist someone on some east coast (I'm driving I-95 most of the way), but waiting to see if I'm having a copilot...
Forum: Introductions
10-08-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 560
Posted By HPL

Hey Friend! Glad you joined up here. Some good...

Hey Friend! Glad you joined up here. Some good knowledge on vintage bikes; sorry I didn't really have any info on that bike frame. Hope you've been able to ride it before your mods. If I learn...
Replies: 989
Views: 316,228
Posted By HPL

Thank you for the response. Sorry for throwing it...

Thank you for the response. Sorry for throwing it in this mix. I had no idea what it was, I also thought it was a "street" bike, but it seemed odd to have an "aero" design seat tube. My frames which...
Replies: 989
Views: 316,228
Posted By HPL

Easter Bikes "Carpe Diem" ?

A friend has this bike and wanted info about it. I'm a road guy and don't know much about track bikes of this era (my track bike is a '50s Mertens) so I'm hoping someone will impart some knowledge...
08-21-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,335
Posted By HPL

Cool! A 600 "Tri-color" will do nicely. I seem to...

Cool! A 600 "Tri-color" will do nicely. I seem to have various parts of that group spread out over a couple frames. I just couldn't stomach a Japanese bike having been downgraded with OFMEGA parts...
08-21-20, 01:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,335
Posted By HPL

icemilkcoffee, nice ride you have going. Mine is...

icemilkcoffee, nice ride you have going. Mine is a 1987 model year, but built in '86. Not my newest build as my bike now sits, but this photo was between when I got it (complete bike @ <$190!), and...
08-01-20, 05:08 AM
Replies: 708
Views: 158,864
Posted By HPL

Colnago nuovo mexico

1986 Nuovo Mexico, Columbus "Profil" frame; Campagnolo "Super Record", "C Record", "Cobalto", "Superleggeri" mix; Regina "Oro" FW/chain; Cinelli cocpkpit; FiR/Vittoria tubs.
08-01-20, 03:31 AM
Replies: 708
Views: 158,864
Posted By HPL

That frame is mid to later '80s, probably made by...

That frame is mid to later '80s, probably made by Guerciotti builders. If those Campy parts are OE, the date codes should get you to within a year of the frame. My guess is '85-'88. Not sure if Ten...
07-10-20, 08:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 523
Posted By HPL

Thank you for the response John. That style would...

Thank you for the response John. That style would definitely solve the problem! He must have thought it could be built with whatever was in the spare parts bin. There's a good chance that that is...
07-08-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 523
Posted By HPL

From what l gather, clamping the cable in a CCW...

From what l gather, clamping the cable in a CCW direction doesn't make that much difference in the angle were it leaves the cable stop on the frame. It is a donor frame, and you can see where the OE...
07-07-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 523
Posted By HPL

Front derailleur advice

I need suggestions for a friend regarding a top pull front derailleur for a Mongoose build. He has a Shimano Altus on it, but it quite obviously does not fit well due to the fact that the cable...
06-13-20, 02:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,657
Posted By HPL

Tecnotelai Frame Identification

Thanks MauriceMoss, and non-fixie for the information and images. I had gotten this marque confused with the Tecnotrat frames, but still didn't know that particular lug cut-out. I have yet to...
06-02-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,657
Posted By HPL

I have asked for more photos and descriptions;...

I have asked for more photos and descriptions; threads, diameters, etc. I have not been given adequate info regarding components and frame. I assumed about a mid '70s French frame, without knowledge...
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