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08-18-22, 05:37 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 26,300
Posted By styggno1

Congratulations! That is a steal! Well...

Congratulations! That is a steal!



Well - you are off a wee bit. More like 1500 to 2000 USD. So - for 30 bucks it actually was a steal!

I used to own a 6105 but sold in a weak moment to a...
08-05-22, 12:11 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,795
Posted By styggno1

Sophia, Eddy and a beat up old Bianchi ...

Sophia, Eddy and a beat up old Bianchi

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08-04-22, 06:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 617
Posted By styggno1

I am with Merziac on this - but metric - 25 to 40...

I am with Merziac on this - but metric - 25 to 40 mm compression is what to look for.

Maybe I do not understand correctly some of the posts above - it seems like some say there are no chrome...
07-29-22, 12:29 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,206
Posted By styggno1

And almost as weird as my Geliano (Quillon) :D ...

And almost as weird as my Geliano (Quillon) :D

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07-06-22, 10:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 335
Posted By styggno1

My Aero (SRA) is from 1983 but mostly the same. A...

My Aero (SRA) is from 1983 but mostly the same. A wonderful bike. In all respects. I see some references of them being "twitchy" but at least mine is not. Frame detailing and paint is top notch.
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07-03-22, 08:53 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 20,152
Posted By styggno1

The usual suspects... ...

The usual suspects...

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06-14-22, 12:52 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,485
Posted By styggno1

I am glad being married (for more reasons than...

I am glad being married (for more reasons than this) - imagine explaining this to your new girlfriend...


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06-14-22, 12:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,035
Posted By styggno1

I want to put forward the Mavic hub. Even if I...

I want to put forward the Mavic hub. Even if I have more than my share of Campagnolo hubs I always return to the Mavic 500, 501, 550, etc. They all look (almost) the same. Indestructable and...
06-13-22, 07:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,302
Posted By styggno1

Early 00s 10V are great! Specially the triple....

Early 00s 10V are great! Specially the triple. Here on borderline vintage MX Leader in GAN livery. 10V down tube shifters.

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06-13-22, 07:18 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,302
Posted By styggno1

I do not fare well at all but that has more to do...

I do not fare well at all but that has more to do with my lack of training and old age than the bike(s). As long as I either keep up with them or that I accept, without whining, them leavning me in...
06-11-22, 08:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 671
Posted By styggno1

Is it sexist to call a womens bike hot? Not often...

Is it sexist to call a womens bike hot? Not often I lust for a womens bike but with this one I do. Smashing looks!
06-11-22, 08:18 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,927
Posted By styggno1

I am biased maybe... And in love. 1987 X4 -...

I am biased maybe... And in love.

1987 X4 - but if it has to be a team bike add some black and get an "Argentin"

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06-11-22, 08:10 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,302
Posted By styggno1

The borderline vintage thread

Sometimes bikes are not modern - nor vintage. My riding buddys regard my most modern bike as being from the stone age and it is just 20 years old. I reckon them being on electronic derailleur full...
06-09-22, 09:44 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,039
Posted By styggno1

Good point. That I agree on fully (edit - maybe...

Good point. That I agree on fully (edit - maybe not the mercenary bit). I did not think about it this time as I did not contribute at all but I have dwelled on it often enough when I have taken time...
06-09-22, 08:22 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,039
Posted By styggno1

I think the reactions are interesting. From what...

I think the reactions are interesting. From what I can see they are divided in:

1. Someone posted pictures of a very interesting bike asking for more info on it. The buyer is dealing in bikes and...
06-07-22, 02:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 710
Posted By styggno1

We might have a language problem? I have no...

We might have a language problem? I have no intention to use "modern wheels". I wrote that I will use a period correct high flange C-Record with 1987 rim.
06-07-22, 05:22 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,039
Posted By styggno1

I have nothing to add on the Monza model. I just...

I have nothing to add on the Monza model. I just want to say "Wow!" and confess to a certain amount of jelousy. With a little careful cleaning and small detailing that one is a winner! Great find!
06-07-22, 05:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 710
Posted By styggno1

Thank you everybody for the nice cheering! ...

Thank you everybody for the nice cheering!




As the tires are original to the bike and a big part of its history - they will absolutely not be swapped. Or used. If I, in the future, would like...
06-04-22, 11:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 710
Posted By styggno1

Major Bianchi X4 score!

I have written it here before – Sweden does not have a lot of top-of-the-line vintage lightweights of international calibre. With a somewhat short season cycling has never been a really big sport...
05-06-22, 01:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 679
Posted By styggno1

There are a lot of leather saddles that are over...

There are a lot of leather saddles that are over soaked in oils and grease.

If I own the saddle from new I do not apply grease other than a thin coat on the inside. Keep it out of the rain and...
05-06-22, 12:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 679
Posted By styggno1

They, the couple, are an absolute pleasure to...

They, the couple, are an absolute pleasure to deal with. I also made a special order but not at all as advanced as the above ti-beauty. I just wanted to have a clean early looking 90 without the...
05-04-22, 05:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 967
Posted By styggno1

Except for the seatpost I find Bianchi...

Except for the seatpost I find Bianchi Centenarios a good resurce for "C-Record" knowledge and in time line matters. They were collectors material from the start and very few has seen action. This...
05-04-22, 05:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 967
Posted By styggno1

Probably something that was carried over in a...

Probably something that was carried over in a translation. Nuovo means new. This was the the new Record group. Which it was.
04-27-22, 04:17 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,535
Posted By styggno1

Mmmm... chrome lugs! Love them! These I...

Mmmm... chrome lugs! Love them!

These I ordered myself

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Someone else ordred these - but now I am enjoying them.
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04-21-22, 12:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 997
Posted By styggno1

Interesting! Are you sure you have had a NR rear...

Interesting! Are you sure you have had a NR rear derailleur with a "68" stamp? That would be a first for me. I was under the impression that pre 1970 it just said "Patent" (I do have one of those)....
04-21-22, 04:28 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,812
Posted By styggno1

Thanks! I investigated sources in Sweden...

Thanks!
I investigated sources in Sweden already in the late 1990: s... with no luck. There were only a few shops in Sweden that sold Rovals back then (mostly in the 80ies) so when I tried to get...
04-19-22, 11:04 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,812
Posted By styggno1

I have got two pairs - on set of clincher and one...

I have got two pairs - on set of clincher and one set for tubes. Both pairs are of the silver anodized version - rims and hubs.

30 spoke radial front, clincher rim
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04-11-22, 04:19 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,711
Posted By styggno1

I wrote a bit about it here: ...

I wrote a bit about it here:
https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1110472-1989-masi-3volumetrica-twist.html

"Many of you probably know that the Italian Masi was not supposed to be sold in...
04-06-22, 04:28 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,667
Posted By styggno1

There was a bike attached to the brifters I...

There was a bike attached to the brifters I wanted...

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I ended up keeping the rest of the...
04-06-22, 04:19 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,483
Posted By styggno1

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Colnago lost me when they started with these straight forks. I...
04-05-22, 01:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,483
Posted By styggno1

Fork curvature battle!

I hereby claim this 1978 Masi Prestige front fork curvature as being the most beautiful ever bent by man (or woman).

Tell me I am wrong! Or prove me wrong...
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02-18-22, 11:54 AM
Replies: 5,383
Views: 611,496
Posted By styggno1

Thanks! It did take some foul language... to...

Thanks!
It did take some foul language... to get them back together again - as there were three washers that looked very similar but had different thicknesses.
I have always wanted to take things...
02-18-22, 11:40 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 12,813
Posted By styggno1

The one without sin throw the first stone. ...

The one without sin throw the first stone.

The alu-carbon thingy is however not allowed to stand any closer to the real bikes than this. I am afraid of contamination... or worse.
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02-15-22, 03:03 PM
Replies: 5,383
Views: 611,496
Posted By styggno1

Finished the De Rosa today. Significant weight...

Finished the De Rosa today. Significant weight reduction (not that it matters as I am the limiting factor...)

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The before weight...
02-14-22, 05:02 PM
Replies: 5,383
Views: 611,496
Posted By styggno1

I know this is stretching vintage and classic...

I know this is stretching vintage and classic quite a bit - but the frame is nearly 20 years old... ;-)

Been building this 2003 De Rosa Planet (aluminium frame with carbon rear stays and front...
02-11-22, 09:52 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 13,782
Posted By styggno1

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01-29-22, 05:29 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,166
Posted By styggno1

When having replacement forks in stock it is for...

When having replacement forks in stock it is for sure a good choice to have them in chrome as keeping extra forks in all paint colours would be bad for business.

The 1984 Ariel papers quotes...
01-28-22, 06:15 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,166
Posted By styggno1

I recommend everyone to take it cool when it...

I recommend everyone to take it cool when it comes to speculating about the fork. It could actually be original to the frame. All 3Rensho: s do not have the offset fork crown. This bike has the NSA...
01-26-22, 04:20 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 8,089
Posted By styggno1

We are a third of a world apart but still share...

We are a third of a world apart but still share the same interest. I take comfort in that.
01-26-22, 03:30 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 8,089
Posted By styggno1

I am very happy to see your Peugeot Pro. There...

I am very happy to see your Peugeot Pro. There are some parallells between Peugeout: s, Bianchi: s and on some level the Swedish Crescent: s and Monark: s - in that they had the whole scale. From...
01-26-22, 03:18 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 8,089
Posted By styggno1

What time is it at your place? Here it is 10.22...

What time is it at your place? Here it is 10.22 in the evening.
01-26-22, 02:36 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 8,089
Posted By styggno1

I started writing about that there are some bikes...

I started writing about that there are some bikes in this thread - none mentioned, none forgotten... that... does not...etc.!
But lets keep this fun and happy. I am just an grumpy old elitist guy -...
01-25-22, 11:35 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 8,089
Posted By styggno1

As I tried to say - it depends (age and for what...

As I tried to say - it depends (age and for what use). Stem shifters are age appropriate at 78 and older (on a "Formula 1" bike - any other purpose - it sort of is OK already at 50.. ;-)
01-25-22, 11:26 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 8,089
Posted By styggno1

I do hereby bow my head in embarrasment! I plead...

I do hereby bow my head in embarrasment! I plead guilty of eyelets:

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Pump pegs:
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01-25-22, 11:02 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 8,089
Posted By styggno1

Thank you and likewise! I would better...

Thank you and likewise!

I would better clarify my message a little. It is not like I am a young buck myself - at 58 (in March), and that I do not see the point in adjusting for your age...
01-25-22, 08:00 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 8,089
Posted By styggno1

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01-25-22, 06:27 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 8,089
Posted By styggno1

I would like to add to that "no list" a wish for...

I would like to add to that "no list" a wish for a certain proportion/difference between saddle height and stem height if going pure racing. I have difficulties when seeing what could be pure racing...
01-07-22, 12:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,792
Posted By styggno1

Found an interesting picture of what must be a...

Found an interesting picture of what must be a very early aero frame. I have yet to ask one of the Pettersson brothers about it but I will - of course!

Many of Swedens museums have started to put...
01-07-22, 11:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 421
Posted By styggno1

As dddd says above there seems to be two...

As dddd says above there seems to be two different bands - I experienced it when building up my Monark (post #13 in the link):...
12-24-21, 06:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 480
Posted By styggno1

Christmas spirit has arrived

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