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06-27-21, 03:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,078
Posted By Andy Antipas

Molteni Eddy Merckx

Not a Bayliss respray.
06-26-21, 08:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,078
Posted By Andy Antipas

Freewheel Change out

For those who might be horrified by the Shimano freewheel on my Molteni replica, I have since changed it out to a Regina!

Balance was returned to the FORCE!

Cheers,

Andy
06-26-21, 07:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,078
Posted By Andy Antipas

Freewheel Change out

For those who might be horrified by the Shimano freewheel on my Molteni replica, I have since changed it out to a Regina!

Balance was returned to the FORCE!

Cheers,

Andy
06-26-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,078
Posted By Andy Antipas

1973 Colnago Super Molteni Replica

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06-18-21, 03:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 836
Posted By Andy Antipas

100 mile update

I have 100 miles on the bike since I finished building it last weekend, and it has been great. The bike tracks straight as an arrow, is easy to ride no hands, but is very nimble. The CLB brakes have...
06-14-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 836
Posted By Andy Antipas

weight weenie-ness

Hey Matt,

Yes, I have been keeping up as best I can from Durango with what you guys have been up to. Bob is always sending me photos, which gave me some inspiration for this build.

THANK YOU...
06-14-21, 07:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 836
Posted By Andy Antipas

Doug Fattic Build

As mentioned previously, I have gotten to know Doug Fattic. Doug's daughter, son-in-law, and grand daughter live in Durango, CO. It is a small world! Last fall Doug let me try one of his older frames...
06-09-21, 07:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 470
Posted By Andy Antipas

PC 40 project

I recently restored a 1957 PL-50. The difference between the two frames appears to be the brakes. My bike takes cantilevers. This frame has the braze-ons for French Jeay style brakes. I have attached...
05-05-21, 06:07 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 18,550
Posted By Andy Antipas

I have a few blue bikes............ ...

I have a few blue bikes............


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c1988 Eddy Merckx Century...
03-26-21, 06:57 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 13,915
Posted By Andy Antipas

1979 De Rosa

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03-23-21, 07:16 AM
Replies: 2,846
Views: 704,959
Posted By Andy Antipas

1957 Peugeot PL-50 Restoration

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03-22-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 6,605
Posted By Andy Antipas

I'm a sinner as well

Circa 2000 Voodoo Wazoo CX and now gravel bike. TIG welded, thread less HS, and 8 speed Campy Ergo.....

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03-06-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 3,477
Views: 839,081
Posted By Andy Antipas

1957 Peugeot PL-50

Separate thread for this restoration, but its French and thought it should be included here for posterity.

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03-05-21, 07:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 962
Posted By Andy Antipas

I used painters tape and a brush. Not very...

I used painters tape and a brush. Not very hi-tech.... I bought one of those roller pinstripe tools, but quickly found that it takes a lot of practice too.
03-04-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 962
Posted By Andy Antipas

I didn't do a thread on my PX50. I have attached...

I didn't do a thread on my PX50. I have attached some photos for comparison. I was able to revive the original paint on the PX-50 and I made component upgrades because most of the components were...
03-03-21, 10:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 962
Posted By Andy Antipas

I think your frame is older than mine because the...

I think your frame is older than mine because the shifter lever boss is on the top tube. It appears that maybe you might be able to deep clean and polish the frame? Also, it uses a different style...
03-03-21, 09:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 962
Posted By Andy Antipas

The original crankset as fitted when purchased...

The original crankset as fitted when purchased says "universal" and "A Duprat." Though it might look ok in the photo, most of the chrome is missing from the crankset.

I also have the original...
03-03-21, 08:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 962
Posted By Andy Antipas

The top half of the front rack attaches to the...

The top half of the front rack attaches to the stem and the bottom half attaches to the front fender. The bottom half of the rack slides into the top half, which allows the rack to adjust when the...
03-03-21, 08:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 962
Posted By Andy Antipas

Thanks for the kind words. The tail light...

Thanks for the kind words. The tail light assembly is right side up.
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03-03-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 962
Posted By Andy Antipas

1957 Peugeot PL-50

Just finished restoring this poor man’s cyclo-touring bicycle. I purchased it a couple of years ago off eBay France. The bike was more or less complete, but in a fairly sad state. It had a Simplex...
03-01-21, 09:25 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 23,045
Posted By Andy Antipas

c1963 Masi Special

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02-18-21, 09:48 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,559
Posted By Andy Antipas

Tufo Tape

Tufo tape holds strong. When I tape a tire on, I leave approximately one inch of the rim opposite the valve stem without Tufo tape. I carry a small slotted screwdriver in my tire sock. On the very...
02-17-21, 07:27 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,559
Posted By Andy Antipas

tubulars are great

Jeff, When I quite racing 30 years ago, I got rid of all my tubular wheels. However, as I got into collecting and restoring bikes, I have most of my bikes back on tubulars for two reasons and with...
02-17-21, 07:25 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,559
Posted By Andy Antipas

tubulars are great

Jeff, When I quite racing 30 years ago, I got rid of all my tubular wheels. However, as I got into collecting and restoring bikes, I have most of my bikes back on tubulars for two reasons and with...
01-29-21, 09:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 641
Posted By Andy Antipas

53cm Faggin for sale

Lower price Bump.
01-21-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 641
Posted By Andy Antipas

53cm Faggin Frameset for Sale

For your consideration, is what I believe is a late 1980s Faggin Frameset. I bought it to restore/refinish. However, I have decided to move this frame on. I need to thin the herd. The seat tube...
01-07-21, 09:53 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 14,740
Posted By Andy Antipas

1979 De Rosa

I finished building this bike right before Christmas. The roads are too dirty around here. So the ride report will have to wait till spring. I have a Coppi, Colnago, Pinarello, Gios, and I like them...
01-06-21, 09:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,069
Posted By Andy Antipas

sold

Wildwood is the new owner of this Bianchi frameset. Thank you!
12-26-20, 09:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,069
Posted By Andy Antipas

60cm Bianchi

Revised price $200.
12-25-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,462
Posted By Andy Antipas

1979 De Rosa

Not under the tree, but built up just in time for Christmas. The roads are too dirty for the maiden voyage, and will have to wait for spring....
12-22-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,069
Posted By Andy Antipas

60cm Bianchi

Yes, still available.
12-17-20, 08:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,139
Posted By Andy Antipas

1984 Team Pro

I have had mine for over 20 years. It was the first bike in my collection. They are lovely bikes, but I don't think they are rare?
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12-04-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,878
Posted By Andy Antipas

Unfortunately, I don't have any useful advice for...

Unfortunately, I don't have any useful advice for the OP. Horse trading.....

However, since andy k weighed in on gugie post, I need to respond. I sent the following in a private message to...
12-03-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 28,165
Posted By Andy Antipas

Ti LeMond Swap!

Hi Tom, Yes, the frame has worked out well for me. Thank you! I hope you are happy as well? I did notice the 650b conversion and impressed that the tires fit!

If I remember, I think the it weighs...
12-02-20, 08:59 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 28,165
Posted By Andy Antipas

c1992 Ti LeMond

Here is my circa 1992 Titanium LeMond built by Clark-Kent.

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11-29-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 115,126
Posted By Andy Antipas

Doug Fattic Frame in the Raw

Though he lives in Michigan and I live in Colorado, I have had the pleasure of getting to know Doug Fattic who is also a regular here on C&V. Turns out Doug's daughter/son-in-law and new grand...
11-06-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 115,126
Posted By Andy Antipas

Here are my current American built bicycles

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1977 Davidson custom...
11-03-20, 09:00 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 20,723
Posted By Andy Antipas

1976 Teledyne Titan

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11-03-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 30,250
Posted By Andy Antipas

Oliver

7 months old and your typical Labrador.

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10-28-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,030
Posted By Andy Antipas

I would also agree that you don't want to try and...

I would also agree that you don't want to try and cold set toe in with these brakes. I broke a Super 68 caliper arm before I knew that Universal arms are brittle. Again, I find they work ok and are...
10-28-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,030
Posted By Andy Antipas

Universal 51s

I have two bikes with these brakes. An early 60's Galmozzi and Masi, which I built as period correct as I could. They work ok for me on old school tubular rims. The original Universal brake pads have...
10-02-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 20,085
Posted By Andy Antipas

1973 Colnago Eddy Merckx Molteni

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09-24-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 711
Posted By Andy Antipas

09-08-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 711
Posted By Andy Antipas

Vitus carbone 7

No. It is solid. I don't know why the carbon stay is short there. I have been riding the bike for 8 years with no issues.
09-08-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 711
Posted By Andy Antipas

For Sale Vitus Carbone 7 54cm

Lowered price. Time to move this bike on to a new home. I'm out of shop space and I have other projects I would like to move on to. I have owned it for 8 years and it is excellent condition. Smooth...
09-01-20, 08:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,062
Posted By Andy Antipas

Serotta Colorado 2

I have owned my Colorado 2 since 1992 and it was my primary bike for many years. It is my favorite riding steel bike and I have a bunch of nice ones. It has an amazingly smooth ride even with narrow...
08-23-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 2,053
Views: 218,846
Posted By Andy Antipas

favorite tubular tires

Wildwood "Best all round rider = VeloFlex, either 25 or 28mm (Roubaix and Vlaanderan were the old names)"

Great tires. My favorites.

I have other tubular tire brands in the fleet, but Veloflex...
08-16-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 776
Posted By Andy Antipas

Pram

AndyK that is pretty cool! Love the suspension system.
08-12-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 7,862
Posted By Andy Antipas

Dan is a friend and knowledgable bike geek, and I...

Dan is a friend and knowledgable bike geek, and I usually try to stay out of these discussions.........

However, it all comes down to individual perspectives and experience. Newer is not always...
07-21-20, 08:49 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 15,232
Posted By Andy Antipas

84 Nuovo Mexico. Looks Great. Rides Great. ...

84 Nuovo Mexico. Looks Great. Rides Great.

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