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08-07-22, 12:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 669
Posted By billytwosheds

My guess is a Centurion Le Mans, which came with...

My guess is a Centurion Le Mans, which came with 650C wheels (in smaller sizes) and Shimano Exage. The 105 bits, bars, repaint probably all happened around the same time.
08-07-22, 01:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 607
Posted By billytwosheds

You won't find many people judging you for the...

You won't find many people judging you for the pickup. Complete and unmolested, $100 bike all day long.
08-02-22, 12:56 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,059
Posted By billytwosheds

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/800x400/1659466512_ec636c0b4ac62ca57a0be949a0324b607518db44.jpeg
07-31-22, 09:09 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,946
Posted By billytwosheds

Wait, you went and dug up this thread to troll...

Wait, you went and dug up this thread to troll his bike build?

For how far above us you claim to be, you sure like to play in the mud.
...
07-30-22, 07:30 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,059
Posted By billytwosheds

In slightly modified words of The Dude, "You're...

In slightly modified words of The Dude, "You're not wrong, Walter. You're just an [jerk]."

Bulgie's post was by far the most useful thing that's come out of this thread and the last one.

It...
07-29-22, 01:00 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,018
Posted By billytwosheds

What time does the wine open in Switzerland?

What time does the wine open in Switzerland?
07-28-22, 03:52 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,018
Posted By billytwosheds

The book comment was something of a joke, which...

The book comment was something of a joke, which did not land well. Your response says plenty.

Bringing your attention to the social missteps you've already made is unlikely to change anything, so...
07-28-22, 11:14 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,018
Posted By billytwosheds

These are nice bikes. I hope your participation...

These are nice bikes. I hope your participation in discussions here doesn't always circle back to the book you're selling.
07-26-22, 09:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 175
Posted By billytwosheds

Ya as funny as it may sound, the burden of having...

Ya as funny as it may sound, the burden of having 8 bikes at this level might not be worth taking on.

Once you get into replacing tires, cables, etc your margin (meat on the bone) will be small....
07-19-22, 05:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 188
Posted By billytwosheds

Pic assist: ...

Pic assist:
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07-17-22, 09:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 769
Posted By billytwosheds

My guess is that you are correct, it’s a Konno...

My guess is that you are correct, it’s a Konno Allez.

A very nice bike. Could be built up with Suntour or Shimano, or even Campagnolo if you like that sort of thing.

The decal indicating the...
07-04-22, 01:04 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,334
Posted By billytwosheds

So cool that you made this happen! That stem...

So cool that you made this happen!

That stem and bar combo on the Peter Mooney makes my back hurt just looking at it. Why.
06-22-22, 12:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 350
Posted By billytwosheds

Major Taylor's autobiography is in the public...

Major Taylor's autobiography is in the public domain now, and is scanned into the Internet Archive:

https://archive.org/details/mdp-39015010834771-1-1643365758/mode/2up
06-21-22, 08:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 498
Posted By billytwosheds

That fork crown, too, though. Wow. ...

That fork crown, too, though.

Wow.

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1450x1036/gerbi_cambio_corsa_classic_collectible_bicycle_14_ccf7170e370d28e59239f1894f81b84701c4ea64.jpg
05-25-22, 12:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 525
Posted By billytwosheds

And looks like the return spring on the shift...

And looks like the return spring on the shift lever is broken.
03-11-22, 12:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 456
Posted By billytwosheds

That's a great starter kit for a newer C&V...

That's a great starter kit for a newer C&V enthusiast. I see tools for pedals, freewheels, chains, bottom brackets, spokes, etc etc.
02-21-22, 01:27 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 15,712
Posted By billytwosheds

Bumping this thread because I have eyes on a ALAN...

Bumping this thread because I have eyes on a ALAN Guerciotti and hope this will bring me luck.
02-10-22, 11:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 458
Posted By billytwosheds

It happens! I parted out an 80's De Rosa...

It happens!

I parted out an 80's De Rosa w/SR about 5 years ago, and the first respondent to the ad became a good friend. Introduced me to the local coop and have done multiple centuries together.
01-31-22, 09:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 520
Posted By billytwosheds

That shop used to be the original Cajun Kitchen...

That shop used to be the original Cajun Kitchen breakfast spot in SB. I have lots of good (hungover) memories eating there in college.
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01-25-22, 11:29 PM
Replies: 1,779
Views: 371,592
Posted By billytwosheds

Not on a bike...but near a bike. reading a...

Not on a bike...but near a bike. reading a script.

Jamie Dean and Pier Angeli.
...
01-16-22, 12:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,020
Posted By billytwosheds

Playing the devil's advocate, what do you stand...

Playing the devil's advocate, what do you stand to lose from other people using your photos jamesdak ?

I get that we want to curb the improper use of our creative content, but I also am aware of...
01-08-22, 05:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 407
Posted By billytwosheds

If you can wait for a restock or find someone on...

If you can wait for a restock or find someone on the forum whose holding, it's difficult to beat the Falcon friction shifters from VO for price and fit.
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01-04-22, 12:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By billytwosheds

Very good deals. jeirvine If that's a 151...

Very good deals.

jeirvine If that's a 151 BCD on the pista crank and you're looking for a chainring, lemme know. You helped me out with a C record FD a while back.
12-21-21, 09:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,789
Posted By billytwosheds

I actually see both front and rear monoplanars...

I actually see both front and rear monoplanars when looking more closely at the linked album.

The crank looks late 80's Chorus, as do the FD, brakes, etc.

My guess is that the bike got an...
12-16-21, 11:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 510
Posted By billytwosheds

Daniel Rebour printing plates from Le Cycle magazines

It could be that these are altogether common, but something tells me they're not.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/275066028806
(not my listing)

It's a little late to use them on your holiday cards...
12-08-21, 01:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 702
Posted By billytwosheds

A tall drink of water 65cm Ron Cooper

So the story goes that a gentleman was selling this bike on behalf of his girlfriend, whose previous husband had ridden the bike in a couple Ironmans in the 80's. A tall guy. He passed away about...
11-14-21, 01:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,540
Posted By billytwosheds

Black tape would make the nice details elsewhere...

Black tape would make the nice details elsewhere pop. Looks like a fun bike.

Planning to ride it or hang it up?
11-05-21, 01:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,285
Posted By billytwosheds

There are at least a few tasteful ways this frame...

There are at least a few tasteful ways this frame could be built up. GLWS!
10-24-21, 01:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 568
Posted By billytwosheds

Neat bike, looks to have seen very little use....

Neat bike, looks to have seen very little use. For me, it's no longer NOS once it's been used. Sort of like driving a car off the lot, no longer new once you leave with it.

Simplex retrofriction...
08-24-21, 09:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,235
Posted By billytwosheds

pic assist ...

pic assist

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08-09-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,775
Posted By billytwosheds

This Ken Rogers racing tricycle came up on CL...

This Ken Rogers racing tricycle came up on CL last month.

https://ventura.craigslist.org/bik/d/ventura-1972-ken-rogers-531-british/7349667063.html

And appears to have two front brakes? Check...
07-04-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,408
Posted By billytwosheds

Chiming in to say I noticed my bookmarks to BF...

Chiming in to say I noticed my bookmarks to BF all broken the other evening, and as someone who works in IT, I understand these things happen. Usually a human-related oops.

That said, it's...
06-21-21, 12:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,128
Posted By billytwosheds

Looks like a solid pickup, a barely used bike at...

Looks like a solid pickup, a barely used bike at that. Why not clean up the existing Suntour drivetrain and save your NOS campy stuff for an Italian frame? Sounds like you know enough, just a gentle...
06-21-21, 12:11 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,950
Posted By billytwosheds

Sig worthy.

Sig worthy.
06-16-21, 01:06 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,480
Posted By billytwosheds

What a BLAST. I hate to be all soft and stuff but...

What a BLAST. I hate to be all soft and stuff but this kind of tour and write up are why I keep coming back to this community. Bikes are cool, the humans the ride them are better.

Cheers.
06-07-21, 10:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 808
Posted By billytwosheds

Looks like a *very* well put-together bike....

Looks like a *very* well put-together bike. Further proof that a mixed Campagnolo group can look hot :love:

Oh the places you'll go.
05-19-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,132
Posted By billytwosheds

Super good mindset to have about it. Your...

Super good mindset to have about it. Your tutorials were on the Sheldon level as I was beginning, so it's hard to argue against free access to them.
05-09-21, 10:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,679
Posted By billytwosheds

Same, I was a little concerned that first image...

Same, I was a little concerned that first image was the finished project. Turned out very clean.
04-15-21, 11:15 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,618
Posted By billytwosheds

Sounds to me like the inevitability of flats for...

Sounds to me like the inevitability of flats for the OP can actually be avoided by some skills training (mounting/inflation process) and equipment changes (rim tape, proper size tube, etc).

We all...
03-26-21, 09:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,244
Posted By billytwosheds

Just joined the C&V Strava group.

Just joined the C&V Strava group.
02-10-21, 12:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,533
Posted By billytwosheds

An outlook worth commending. There will be more...

An outlook worth commending. There will be more steeds you throw your leg over, but you savored one final ride with this one. Poetic, even.
01-19-21, 12:59 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 13,311
Posted By billytwosheds

Bringing this useful thread back to life since...

Bringing this useful thread back to life since I've just disassembled an 8 speed Chorus hub and found all to be OK except a single press-fit cone, which has corrosion on one small spot in the bearing...
01-11-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,322
Posted By billytwosheds

You didn't. Thanks for sharing the article!...

You didn't. Thanks for sharing the article! Positive stories should be shared :beer:
01-11-21, 12:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,322
Posted By billytwosheds

If there's direct evidence that this feel-good...

If there's direct evidence that this feel-good story may not be true, let's have it. Otherwise just let people feel good, right?

No need to harsh the mallow.
01-10-21, 01:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,322
Posted By billytwosheds

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/480x270/giphy_813b4584dab150e224c7108aa3b105932a037e9d.gif
01-07-21, 02:05 PM
01-05-21, 11:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,333
Posted By billytwosheds

Is anyone else impressed that so many of them are...

Is anyone else impressed that so many of them are evenly placed and upright? Without hooks or racks or guides this is not easy to go, or long-lasting.
12-21-20, 11:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,482
Posted By billytwosheds

I missed out on a my-sized Lotus frame FS in the...

I missed out on a my-sized Lotus frame FS in the local classifieds a few years ago and still think about it.

Everyone should ride a brake-equipped fixed gear at some point in their lives. This...
12-19-20, 01:17 AM
Replies: 21,166
Views: 4,026,884
Posted By billytwosheds

Contender for best guess of pronouncing...

Contender for best guess of pronouncing Campagnolo:

Campanubo Record Rear Derailleur from Japan Sports Auction Bicycle Parts...
12-09-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,722
Posted By billytwosheds

I've been on both sides of this in the...

I've been on both sides of this in the not-so-distant past.

Like Randy and pcb said, it's usually best to invest no more time into it.

And contrary to certain comments, I'm inclined to be...
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