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12-03-17, 08:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,024
Posted By elguicho

�� I was not THAT lucky. They knew what they had...

�� I was not THAT lucky. They knew what they had and I paid a fair price but I did get lucky on the fact that it was really well preserved and that it was mi size.
12-02-17, 06:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,024
Posted By elguicho

That’s the new microfiber tape by Brooks. It’s...

That’s the new microfiber tape by Brooks. It’s very close to the fizik version but the colors are meant to be more like their saddles. I put it on and started trying different things to age it, I...
12-01-17, 10:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,024
Posted By elguicho

Pretty keen observations. Universal brakes would...

Pretty keen observations. Universal brakes would make sense and I was also wondering how anyone could attach that saddle to a campagnolo Record seat post. I’m thinking it’ll be easier to keep the...
12-01-17, 10:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,024
Posted By elguicho

As far as the stem... I was hoping for a...

As far as the stem... I was hoping for a prototype or something special but Iab’s comment rings pretty true to me as far as the position of the badge goes. The funny thing is that Oscar Wastyn, who...
12-01-17, 07:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,024
Posted By elguicho

I actually thought about selling the saddle...

I actually thought about selling the saddle because I know they are highly coveted by collectors but it is pretty comfortable and it was part of the original owner’s vision.

I guess you are...
12-01-17, 06:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,024
Posted By elguicho

http://i147.photobucket.com/albums/r291/elguicho/C...

http://i147.photobucket.com/albums/r291/elguicho/CCAEEEB2-F9A9-4856-9F91-F3F158955215_zpsxc37d76w.jpg

I’m not a campy expert but I had never heard of the plain calipers. This is what mine look...
12-01-17, 05:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,024
Posted By elguicho

I guess I should say that I have never seen an...

I guess I should say that I have never seen an "alloy" cinelli stem with a badge
12-01-17, 05:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,024
Posted By elguicho

1970's Cinellli stem and bike

Hello everyone! I haven't been active on the forum in a while (mostly because I end up lusting for bikes and spending money), but some of you know me personally and I thought this group would enjoy...
11-07-17, 01:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,396
Posted By elguicho

Thanks for the kind words Robbie. I think I'll...

Thanks for the kind words Robbie. I think I'll be taking some better pictures later this week, that might help.
11-05-17, 10:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,396
Posted By elguicho

Stronglight Delta it is.

Stronglight Delta it is.
11-04-17, 11:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,396
Posted By elguicho

Yeah, this is the one. It really was my dream...

Yeah, this is the one. It really was my dream build for actual events, vintage but modern.
11-04-17, 10:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,396
Posted By elguicho

Eddy Merckx Team Telekom

This is a bike I thought I would keep forever but I have to let go due to another bike find. If you are interested I'd be happy to send any pictures you might want. $1500 plus shipping. Price is...
08-14-15, 06:23 PM
Replies: 2,335
Views: 160,476
Posted By elguicho

Thanks for sharing the video, my daughter wants...

Thanks for sharing the video, my daughter wants to watch it over and over. She just said "elguicho" that's my dad! And then she points at you and says "that's Robbie!"
06-26-15, 12:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 554
Posted By elguicho

I don't. The one time I removed the dust caps to...

I don't. The one time I removed the dust caps to service the hubs I very carefully used a screwdriver. The remover shows up on eBay every now and then for $85. I can send better pictures of the...
06-26-15, 10:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 554
Posted By elguicho

First generation Campagnolo C Record wheelset

Hi guys,

I have a C record wheelset that I will not be needing anymore. It features low flange hubs laced to Saturae H19 rims. 36 spokes. The wheels are true and the hubs spin smoothly. ...
02-26-15, 06:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,038
Posted By elguicho

Do you want another set of high flange?

Do you want another set of high flange?
02-23-15, 11:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,038
Posted By elguicho

I have a set of wheels built with C record low...

I have a set of wheels built with C record low flange hubs for a freewheel. If you are interested I can send you pics. The wheelset is in excellent condition.
01-27-15, 07:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 551
Posted By elguicho

I have a complete wheelset with matching hubs and...

I have a complete wheelset with matching hubs and skewers threaded for a freewheel. Let me know if you are interested, they are in exellent condition.
10-19-14, 10:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,329
Posted By elguicho

Even if the frame had been damaged you have a...

Even if the frame had been damaged you have a fantastic groupset, campagnolo C record with cobalto brakes $$$
Replies: 11
Views: 5,227
Posted By elguicho

My bad, I hadn't looked at the serial number in a...

My bad, I hadn't looked at the serial number in a while. The bike is actually from 1989, serial 89XXX.
Replies: 11
Views: 5,227
Posted By elguicho

Thanks guys, I was thinking something between...

Thanks guys, I was thinking something between $2000 and $2500. I would hate to part it out but if it made sense financially...

Mike, I might contact you to get some advice on selling...
Replies: 11
Views: 5,227
Posted By elguicho

Cinelli Supercorsa with Campagnolo C Record

The title should read "Supercorsa"

I might be looking to move this bike but don't really know where to price it.

1989 cinelli Supercorsa with a full campy c record group (sheriff star hubs,...
08-21-14, 09:46 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 10,471
Posted By elguicho

So it's been a few weeks since the event but I...

So it's been a few weeks since the event but I wanted to share some pictures. It was a great ride and it was great to see everyone. Thanks to the four riders that waited for me after I had to walk...
06-06-14, 08:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 668
Posted By elguicho

I had an aluminum stem stuck in an aluminum...

I had an aluminum stem stuck in an aluminum steerer tube, what a pain! I thought of taking it to a shop but at the end I ended up cutting it out myself. It's time consuming and you have to be...
06-06-14, 08:23 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 9,831
Posted By elguicho

It seems like there's a couple of local guys...

It seems like there's a couple of local guys willing to help, why don't offer them here for sale? I'm sure that although this forum is full of bargain hunting members, some would be willing to pay a...
06-02-14, 09:42 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 19,419
Posted By elguicho

A lot nice Merckx's here but that Pinarello is...

A lot nice Merckx's here but that Pinarello is really beautiful. I wish I hadn't sold my Pinarello but you can't keep them all right?
05-22-14, 02:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,534
Posted By elguicho

My 1986 Concorde has internal routing. Mine is an...

My 1986 Concorde has internal routing. Mine is an Aquila which I think was top of the line that year. I know they also made lower level bikes sporting the PDM paint scheme. Those might have external...
05-22-14, 10:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 516
Posted By elguicho

Is that bike even German? It looks like a Walmart...

Is that bike even German? It looks like a Walmart bike
05-22-14, 10:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,534
Posted By elguicho

Nice looking frame. I have what I believe is a...

Nice looking frame. I have what I believe is a 1986 PDM but I haven't even found a serial number on it. The voler stickers don't look original to me, sometimes people just put stickers on their...
05-21-14, 07:18 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,503
Posted By elguicho

Beautiful frame! I'm a big fan of C-record but...

Beautiful frame! I'm a big fan of C-record but looking at the external cable routing makes me think Super Record would look fantastic. Keep us posted with the progress.
05-19-14, 03:44 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 19,419
Posted By elguicho

I need to start displaying my bikes in an office...

I need to start displaying my bikes in an office instead of the fence, much classier :thumb:
05-18-14, 05:17 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,019
Posted By elguicho

I'm 34 and for some reason I keep accumulating...

I'm 34 and for some reason I keep accumulating bikes from the 80s and 90s. I tend to be towards the younger end of the vintage crowd in Chicago but I do enjoy learning from guys with more experience....
05-18-14, 02:25 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 19,419
Posted By elguicho

Nice bike! I like those mx leaders labeled as...

Nice bike! I like those mx leaders labeled as corsa extras. What is the geometry like? I know that a 55 cm frame (top tube and seat tube) fits me well with a 12 cm stem but actual team bikes usually...
05-18-14, 11:13 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 19,419
Posted By elguicho

Here is my new to me Eddy Merckx team Telekom...

Here is my new to me Eddy Merckx team Telekom Super Corsa. I believe it to be from the early nineties made Columbus TSX.
...
05-18-14, 11:10 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 19,419
Posted By elguicho

Let's see your team bikes!

I don't really follow professional cycling but for some reason I've come to really appreciate bicycles from the late 80s and early 90s for sporting team paint schemes. I now have 2 team bikes so I'll...
05-16-14, 08:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,697
Posted By elguicho

I've only put 20+ miles on it but it is slightly...

I've only put 20+ miles on it but it is slightly less stiff than the MX leader but with less flex than my slx bikes. The MX leader is also more aggressive, made to be fast. Since most of my rides are...
05-16-14, 07:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,697
Posted By elguicho

I'm assuming it is an early 90's frame since...

I'm assuming it is an early 90's frame since that's when TSX first came out, the serial number makes no sense to me. I guess since it has merckx dropouts only on the fork I would like to know when...
05-15-14, 04:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,697
Posted By elguicho

This one is kind of a strange frame too. It is...

This one is kind of a strange frame too. It is Columbus TSX which I haven't seen too many corsa extras made with. Also, it has campagnolo rear dropouts and Merckx front ones. At first I thought it...
05-15-14, 12:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,697
Posted By elguicho

My newest build (Merckx content)

it looks like there's a lot of Merckx content in this forum lately but It's been a while since I acquired a C&V bike and I had to share it. I thought about building it period correct but I already...
05-12-14, 06:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,669
Posted By elguicho

I started learning how to work on bikes on a...

I started learning how to work on bikes on a Schwinn traveler. Those old Schwinns are simple, functional and they'll probably outlive you and your grandchildren. Enjoy!
04-19-14, 12:43 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,757
Posted By elguicho

I hope you guys had a good time. I decided to...

I hope you guys had a good time. I decided to stay home and get ready for my wife's birthday celebration and easter meal we have planned for tomorrow.
04-16-14, 10:30 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 50,204
Posted By elguicho

I just realized I never posted to this thread. ...

I just realized I never posted to this thread. Here is my Concorde:

http://i147.photobucket.com/albums/r291/elguicho/IMG_8899_zps4dcdf55e.jpg

I think it is a 1986 by looking at the pictures of...
04-15-14, 07:38 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,757
Posted By elguicho

I've been a little out of touch with the forums...

I've been a little out of touch with the forums lately but I saw Barrettscv last night and he reminded me of the ride. I'll see you guys there on Saturday!
03-26-14, 10:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 732
Posted By elguicho

I can't join you but have a nice ride, it looks...

I can't join you but have a nice ride, it looks like it will be a great day for riding.
03-10-14, 01:59 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,461
Posted By elguicho

I have been riding most winter but on my commuter...

I have been riding most winter but on my commuter bike. Today I got to take my MX Leader out to test the campy 10 speed updates I added. Later tonight I'm grilling some carne asada... what a...
03-03-14, 04:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,059
Posted By elguicho

Very nice! I like the color choice. I'm in the...

Very nice! I like the color choice. I'm in the process of modernizing a Merckx MX Leader with campy 10 speed, I hope it looks as good as your Ciocc.
03-03-14, 10:46 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,647
Posted By elguicho

Wow, some great deals here. I picked up this...

Wow, some great deals here. I picked up this Cinelli and after selling the group it came with the frame ended up costing me $50. I already had a C record group.
...
10-31-13, 09:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,163
Posted By elguicho

I plan on atteending with my wife and a friend....

I plan on atteending with my wife and a friend. Might not do the full ride but will definitely stick around for the burgers.
09-03-13, 02:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,000
Posted By elguicho

Very nice bike. I also felt a bit like that last...

Very nice bike. I also felt a bit like that last year, I pretty much built one bike and have not bought anything else since, except for a commuter. I did a lot of riding last year it felt great. I...
08-12-13, 09:07 AM
Replies: 2,335
Views: 160,476
Posted By elguicho

It was very nice seeing everyone on Saturday. I...

It was very nice seeing everyone on Saturday. I didn't ride but joined the riders with my family at the finish line and enjoyed a couple of beers there and dinner at the brewpub. I have to do the...
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