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01-18-21, 02:54 PM
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Posted By PilotFishBob

Ah, waking up a sleeping thread... I'm in. ...

Ah, waking up a sleeping thread... I'm in. Posted elsewhere in the past but not here, recent pic.
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12-22-20, 06:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 977
Posted By uncleivan

Pic with the trident is from steel vintage. ...

Pic with the trident is from steel vintage. According to them is a 1978. Its hard to tell, but the fork crown on yours looks earlier.
the other pic is the fork crown on a 1980 Francesco Moser. ...
12-22-20, 12:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 977
Posted By unworthy1

I agree it's a Giordana and this is most likely a...

I agree it's a Giordana and this is most likely a Billato contractor-built fork, the Cromor blades notwithstanding I'm sure of good quality, The other 2 I have no guesses for except they both seem to...
12-27-19, 12:57 PM
Replies: 708
Views: 158,864
Posted By KonAaron Snake

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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11-30-19, 12:13 PM
Replies: 4,510
Views: 456,464
Posted By jdawginsc

And trying to recreate a faux facsimile (from a...

And trying to recreate a faux facsimile (from a distance) on "Victoria" Van Tuyl...

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11-10-19, 06:11 PM
Replies: 14,430
Views: 3,274,194
Posted By juvela

----- A most excellent and natural query! ...

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A most excellent and natural query! :thumb:

There were cycles made this way on purpose.

During the early 1970's ACER-MEX had models of Windsor and Carabela cycles which were...
10-27-19, 01:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 815
Posted By unworthy1

It's labeled "Krapf" but this is definitely the...

It's labeled "Krapf" but this is definitely the work of Giovanni Losa (Milano region) who did contract-building for MANY big brand-names. Even the drop-out have "LOSA" stamped on them. "Vani" Losa...
10-08-19, 04:35 AM
Replies: 25,086
Views: 3,144,198
Posted By BigChief

This is the first style "flick" trigger first...

This is the first style "flick" trigger first introduced in 1938. Lucky you have the original cable because these use a lolly pop style cable end that would have to be custom made. Here's an ad from...
09-18-19, 07:52 AM
Replies: 25,086
Views: 3,144,198
Posted By BigChief

Just an update on my experiment with replacing...

Just an update on my experiment with replacing Sturmey Archer's zinc (or whatever it is) plating on a thoroughly rusted surface. I discovered Action Magic dry lubricant back in my tool and die maker...
08-01-19, 07:26 PM
Replies: 4,510
Views: 456,464
Posted By malberto13

my Merckx

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Views: 2,279
Posted By Chombi1

$900 is a pretty good deal for that bike,...

$900 is a pretty good deal for that bike, otherwise I do not see it selling for more than maybe $1100 max, on a really good day as despite the high spec on that Merckx it does not have what most C&V...
06-04-19, 02:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,293
Posted By MauriceMoss

Gizeta is Italian spelling of initials G.Z. ...

Gizeta is Italian spelling of initials G.Z.

In this case, those stand for Gianni Zuffi, who owned a shop in Bologna. Ive seen probably around a dozen Gizeta bikes (mostly on Italian...
05-15-19, 07:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,191
Posted By T-Mar

Columbus Gara was a plain gauge CrMo tubeset....

Columbus Gara was a plain gauge CrMo tubeset. with 0.8mm main tubes. Basically, it was Columbus Aelle in a CrMO alloy, with the only other difference being lighter gauge seat stays which gave it a...
04-30-19, 10:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,614
Posted By thinktubes

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04-06-19, 08:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,100
Posted By T-Mar

Tange Mangalloy, Ishiwata Magny and Reynolds 501...

Tange Mangalloy, Ishiwata Magny and Reynolds 501 weren't released until several years after Aelle. I believe Aelle was created in direct response to Falck and plain gauge Reynolds 531.

When the...
04-06-19, 07:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,100
Posted By verktyg

Columbus Aelle Tubing

The original version of Columbus Aelle tubing was straight gauge with 0.8mm wall thickness main tubes. It was developed to compete in the mid price range market that Durifort/Vitus 888 had,...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-27-15, 02:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 22,168
Posted By Nessism

More information is needed about the frame in...

More information is needed about the frame in question before the discussion of "best tubing" can begin. As mentioned, thin and light is not necessarily "best" for all applications.

I'm just a...
04-28-13, 10:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 18,870
Posted By Tom Stormcrowe

********Tighten it up on the Copyright Policy, Folks....********READ!

Fair Use only. That means a SMALL excerpt of the article, link, and YOUR thoughts about it. No more pasting whole, or 3/4, or half, or even 1/4 of the article. We've gone over this before that the...
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