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03-16-22, 07:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 751
Posted By delicious

Good tip. Is there a specific wrench that you...

Good tip. Is there a specific wrench that you recommend?
02-10-22, 03:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 674
Posted By delicious

The second shade looks about right to my eye....

The second shade looks about right to my eye. Looking forward to seeing your results - very impressive work you've done with a brush!
01-29-22, 01:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,279
Posted By delicious

That looks way better. I think you're on the...

That looks way better. I think you're on the right track, just keep slowly removing the top layer. You may need a different tool to get the edges of the lugs -- maybe something like a sanding pencil?...
01-28-22, 11:08 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,279
Posted By delicious

The clearcoat appears to failing across the...

The clearcoat appears to failing across the majority of the paint. The base coat underneath won't last long, and in some areas (underneath the bb) appears to be already gone.

I like patina on...
01-22-22, 10:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 998
Posted By delicious

I've seen track bikes with this steep of an angle...

I've seen track bikes with this steep of an angle before, but they're rare. My guess is Peloton just made it to a keirin rider's specs. Maybe an experiment, looking for an advantage within the strict...
01-13-22, 09:35 PM
Replies: 68,984
Views: 11,142,782
Posted By delicious

Really cool bikes. Did you also do the orange...

Really cool bikes. Did you also do the orange steel "aero track?"
01-11-22, 09:05 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,917
Posted By delicious

I have a 3TTT stem from ~1980 that cracked in the...

I have a 3TTT stem from ~1980 that cracked in the same place a couple years back. I only noticed because it was creaking.
01-04-22, 10:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 815
Posted By delicious

Yes, those are good wheels.

Yes, those are good wheels.
09-21-21, 09:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,092
Posted By delicious

This is the first I've heard of frames...

This is the first I've heard of frames intentionally coming with recessed front, nutted rear. Why would manufacturers do that?

I'd be inclined to drill the rear.

(In any case: Nice frame, and...
08-30-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,049
Posted By delicious

I've started using something like this to protect...

I've started using something like this to protect against sweat: https://www.rei.com/product/130578/cycleops-sweat-guard

I haven't had a problem with rust, but the clearcoat on one bike that I...
08-17-21, 09:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,341
Posted By delicious

Thanks! I'm going to try duplicolor automotive...

Thanks! I'm going to try duplicolor automotive self etching -> duplicolor sandable white -> testors enamel that I mixed and color matched -> Spray Max 2k clear.
08-17-21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,341
Posted By delicious

Great info in this thread! Thanks for sharing,...

Great info in this thread! Thanks for sharing, everyone.

3alarmer , I'm curious what you're using for primer and base coats.
08-15-21, 04:55 PM
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Views: 672
Posted By delicious

Lot of 8 700c rims - Mavic, Super Champion, Weinmann, etc. - Must go!

sold



I have too many rims! All are in good rider shape. Asking $40 picked up locally. Shipping will be additional, figure about $40.

(Note these are 8 rims, not 10. I can't delete the...
08-12-21, 05:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 430
Posted By delicious

More handlebars: Cinelli, 3ttt, Modolo

I found a few more handlebars to sell. These are in great shape, and the Modolo and 3ttt have super clean clamp areas.

Prices include USPS Priority shipping in the continental US.

Modolo...
08-08-21, 09:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 775
Posted By delicious

Free same day handlebar shipping available!* ...

Free same day handlebar shipping available!*

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/ff4b342f_6246_4058_8793_9b89eba95696_fe4f15038bf5052e5368162b7f3af08a80d2b795.jpeg
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08-08-21, 08:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 775
Posted By delicious

Yep

Yep
08-08-21, 06:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 775
Posted By delicious

Noodles are sold.

Noodles are sold.
08-08-21, 03:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 775
Posted By delicious

Handlebar cleanout - Nitto, Cinelli, 3tt

All gone - thanks!



Time to let some of my handlebar hoard go! These are all used, but in great rider shape. The pictures are exaggerating the clamp area scratches.

Prices include shipping...
08-04-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,349
Posted By delicious

We'll need more photos of the frame to help:...

We'll need more photos of the frame to help: braze-ons, dropouts, fork crown, bottom bracket, all tubing junctions.

If it's been modified, which appears likely, it will be much harder to identify.
08-04-21, 09:27 AM
07-24-21, 10:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,108
Posted By delicious

What a find, and an amazing job restoring it!...

What a find, and an amazing job restoring it! This is my favorite sort of C&V thread.
07-23-21, 05:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 817
Posted By delicious

Thanks for the feedback, guys. If anyone has a...

Thanks for the feedback, guys. If anyone has a 170 they'd like to trade, I'm up for that...
07-23-21, 05:08 PM
Replies: 68,984
Views: 11,142,782
Posted By delicious

Amazing Rene Herse: ...

Amazing Rene Herse:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Rene-Herse-Randonneur-Bicycle-/274877909392
07-21-21, 05:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 817
Posted By delicious

They're 110. There were several versions of the...

They're 110. There were several versions of the crank manufactured, including a 144bcd track crank.
07-21-21, 03:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 817
Posted By delicious

Holdsworth / IRD Defiant Silver Compact Crankarms - 110 BCD - 175mm

Branded as Holdsworth, but more well known as the IRD Defiant (https://www.bikemania.biz/ird-defiant-double-compact-crankset.html). Really beautiful, but weren't used much, as I prefer shorter...
02-01-21, 01:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 594
Posted By delicious

I have a 100mm 3ttt that I'd sell for $30 shipped...

I have a 100mm 3ttt that I'd sell for $30 shipped USPS Priority
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_0106_7b8c4d24e482928b0753b39014e56cff693d7300.jpg...
01-31-21, 12:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 905
Posted By delicious

It's basically a gravel bike!

It's basically a gravel bike!
01-30-21, 06:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 905
Posted By delicious

57cm Windsor Professional Frameset

Hi folks,

I've decided that it's time to let my Windsor Professional go. This is an early one built with Columbus SP and Campagnolo dropouts. The paint is original and the patina is gorgeous to my...
01-21-21, 12:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,269
Posted By delicious

I think it's from roughly 1990. They produced a...

I think it's from roughly 1990. They produced a few models with similar paint jobs around that time, but none that are an exact match in the catalogs online. Serial number should nail the date.
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01-20-21, 11:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 859
Posted By delicious

Thanks for sharing this! The article references a...

Thanks for sharing this! The article references a table of deflections based on bikes they've tested in the Tarantula - any chance you could post that as well?
11-18-20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,200
Posted By delicious

I don't have the skills to offer any advice, but...

I don't have the skills to offer any advice, but I hope you do try and machine these and share how it went. This sort of knowledge is increasingly valuable as cups & cones get harder to find.
10-06-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,890
Posted By delicious

You might like this vintage inspired road bike by...

You might like this vintage inspired road bike by State:

https://www.statebicycle.com/collections/4130-steel-bikes/products/4130-road-hunter-green-8-speed

A few different colors are available.
Replies: 33
Views: 2,294
Posted By delicious

It's hard to tell how damaged it is from your...

It's hard to tell how damaged it is from your pictures. You may be able to ride it as is.
10-02-20, 10:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 321
Posted By delicious

Sheldon Brown's website has a nice writeup on...

Sheldon Brown's website has a nice writeup on bottom brackets, including a description of a DIY tool for removing the fixed cup.

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/tooltips/bbcups.html

The Bianchi's...
10-02-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 68,984
Views: 11,142,782
Posted By delicious

Looks like a Raleigh Team Pro track. No price...

Looks like a Raleigh Team Pro track. No price listed, but it was posted on Facebook for $500.

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/sfc/for/d/san-francisco-ti-raleigh-sbdu-pro-road/7193838025.html
...
Replies: 33
Views: 2,294
Posted By delicious

You did amazing for $40, but it does look like a...

You did amazing for $40, but it does look like a repaint with crash damage to me. As always, possible just the pictures...
10-01-20, 08:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,285
Posted By delicious

Bump with big price drop: $100 shipped in...

Bump with big price drop: $100 shipped in continental US.
09-17-20, 07:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,123
Posted By delicious

Really nice looking build. Did you repaint? Any...

Really nice looking build. Did you repaint? Any more pictures?

The Saecos are cool too.
09-13-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,225
Posted By delicious

Great article. Thanks for sharing!

Great article. Thanks for sharing!
09-08-20, 08:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,285
Posted By delicious

Hi - These have been used.

Hi - These have been used.
09-08-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,641
Posted By delicious

It looks to be from 1983. Serial information...

It looks to be from 1983. Serial information here: https://on-the-drops.blogspot.com/2016/12/the-peugeot-px-10du-vitus-979.html

979's were sold by many different brands and built with all kinds of...
09-06-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,285
Posted By delicious

Bump! Shipping will be about $25 for most of the...

Bump! Shipping will be about $25 for most of the US.
09-03-20, 05:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,738
Posted By delicious

The pods are interchangeable to a certain degree,...

The pods are interchangeable to a certain degree, so that could be a pod from a 7400 shifter mated to a 7401 lever.
09-02-20, 07:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,285
Posted By delicious

Mavic MA-2 Rims - 36 Hole - 700c

This is a great pair of MA-2 rims. Very little oxidation on the eyelets. Round and true, ready to build.

No labels, but reproductions in your preferred style are very cheap on eBay.

Asking $125...
09-01-20, 08:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 778
Posted By delicious

Interesting note about French frames and...

Interesting note about French frames and French-threaded Campagnolo hubs being built with wider rear spacing.
08-31-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 68,984
Views: 11,142,782
Posted By delicious

Vitus with Mavic components here for $400: ...

Vitus with Mavic components here for $400:

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/nby/bik/d/sausalito-vitus-979-classic-aluminium/7187335793.html
...
08-30-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 728
Posted By delicious

Record from about 1998, I believe.

Record from about 1998, I believe.
08-28-20, 10:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,781
Posted By delicious

Nice. Did you build the wheels yourself? I've...

Nice. Did you build the wheels yourself? I've been considering buying some cheap carbon tubular rims and putting together a lightweight wheelset.
08-22-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,315
Posted By delicious

I agree with John. What cog and lockring were you...

I agree with John. What cog and lockring were you using?
08-04-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,735
Posted By delicious

This is hilarious. It's been years since I...

This is hilarious.

It's been years since I searched Craigslist daily for bikes. I miss the weird and mostly positive interactions I'd have with sellers.
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