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04-15-21, 08:47 AM
Replies: 472
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Posted By berkleydriskill

My most recent project that I just finished over...

My most recent project that I just finished over the weekend. Hope yall like it
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04-14-21, 06:39 PM
Replies: 2,812
Views: 683,347
Posted By berkleydriskill

I had my friend Rob at Bing...

I had my friend Rob at Bing https://www.bingbicycle.com/index.html do the painting based on my design. He explained that it was auto spray with pin stripping. I've normally gone with powder coating...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-12-21, 09:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,748
Posted By berkleydriskill

Hey Andy thanks so much for your feedback. The...

Hey Andy thanks so much for your feedback. The position of the saddle that you mentioned is an obvious error on my part. The photos taken of the bike next to the chain link fence were before it had...
04-12-21, 02:49 PM
Replies: 2,812
Views: 683,347
Posted By berkleydriskill

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/my_bike_as_it_is_now_891ca13e375f74b2668edda1710c32ca6a97bbfc.jpg...
04-12-21, 02:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 976
Posted By berkleydriskill

Honestly, it was the quickest and easiest way to...

Honestly, it was the quickest and easiest way to rid the tires of all the pollen that had covered the tires. After giving the wheels a few spins in the creek I noticed the sunlight through the trees...
04-12-21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 976
Posted By berkleydriskill

Admittedly, I will be using the risers more often...

Admittedly, I will be using the risers more often than not and this is only due to comfort and practicality. While the risers are more suited for my daily ride, I agree and concur that the Ambrosio...
04-12-21, 12:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 976
Posted By berkleydriskill

Thank you so much! I was a bit worried there...

Thank you so much! I was a bit worried there would be negative feedback for the lack of a complete restoration using all period components, but I do plan to use this as my daily commuter, so certain...
04-12-21, 11:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 976
Posted By berkleydriskill

You're right, I totally forgot to mention and...

You're right, I totally forgot to mention and give credit to Robert Gassie, owner of https://www.bingbicycle.com/aboutus.html for his excellent frame painting skills.
Black and Gold is just my...
Replies: 10
Views: 778
Posted By berkleydriskill

After 6+ months of work, she's finally done. A...

After 6+ months of work, she's finally done.
A full list of photos can be found here Roberts Bike | Flickr (https://www.flickr.com/photos/190747398@N06/sets/72157718908220628/)
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Forum: Framebuilders
04-12-21, 10:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,748
Posted By berkleydriskill

Period Correct Components dating 1950’s-1960’s: ...

Period Correct Components dating 1950’s-1960’s:

Ambrosio Champion “Dural Forge ET Estampe” Stem 95mm x 26mm

Ambrosio Champion Pista Drop-bar Handlebars

Campagnolo #1051, Record Pista...
04-12-21, 10:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 976
Posted By berkleydriskill

After 6+ months of work, she's finally done. A...

After 6+ months of work, she's finally done.
A full list of photos can be found here Roberts Bike | Flickr (https://www.flickr.com/photos/190747398@N06/sets/72157718908220628/)
...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-12-21, 10:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,748
Posted By berkleydriskill

After 6+ months of work, she's finally done. A...

After 6+ months of work, she's finally done.
A full list of photos can be found here Roberts Bike | Flickr (https://www.flickr.com/photos/190747398@N06/sets/72157718908220628/)
...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-27-20, 08:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,748
Posted By berkleydriskill

I would love to see pics when you are able to...

I would love to see pics when you are able to post.
11-03-20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 976
Posted By berkleydriskill

That is a great suggestion. I will see what I can...

That is a great suggestion. I will see what I can find there as well.
11-03-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 976
Posted By berkleydriskill

Thanks so much! The plan as of now, and as long...

Thanks so much! The plan as of now, and as long as I can afford it is to do a Campy groupset. Considering the price, I might have to piece it out bit by bit making the restoration process take a lot...
11-03-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 91,049
Posted By berkleydriskill

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1266/bareknuckles2_2cd456888edb332e714a39ce81f01d73d567beb4.png
Both EAI Bareknuckles. Picture taken sometime 2006-08
11-02-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 976
Posted By berkleydriskill

Help me restore this bike correctly - Advice needed

After a lot of research to determine the make of an unidentified frame I had recently purchased, I finally reached out to this forum to see with other users might suggest. With a bit of luck, I was...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-23-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,748
Posted By berkleydriskill

I took off the fork last night to see if it was...

I took off the fork last night to see if it was stamped as well and it was. Listed as #414 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=414) . I agree about the paint. I am still...
Replies: 10
Views: 778
Posted By berkleydriskill

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/fork_39c8d6fda148668fed42132cb68ccc21f65dddec.jpg...
Replies: 10
Views: 778
Posted By berkleydriskill

10/20/20 Update

***Update***
Since my last post, it was suggested to me in the frame builders forum, that the frame could possibly be a Chas/Robert's frame. I reached out to the manufacturer and received some...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-20-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,748
Posted By berkleydriskill

I see it now. It appears to be a #14...

I see it now. It appears to be a #14 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=14)
...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-20-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,748
Posted By berkleydriskill

MF, Thanks so much for the suggestion. I...

MF,
Thanks so much for the suggestion. I reached out to the remaining staff of Roberts Cycles (Roberts Cycles (http://www.robertscycles.com/)). They took a look and were kind enough to send a...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-18-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,748
Posted By berkleydriskill

Based on the photos and thread type I just...

Based on the photos and thread type I just posted, any ideas?
Forum: Framebuilders
10-18-20, 04:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,748
Posted By berkleydriskill

Took the (completely seized) bottom bracket off...

Took the (completely seized) bottom bracket off yesterday. It is English thread Seized bottom bracket off yesterday. It is English thread. Knowing this, does that give any better idea about what...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-15-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,748
Posted By berkleydriskill

Wow, thanks so much for all the info. The only...

Wow, thanks so much for all the info. The only other piece of information I have been able to come up with was from the previous owner. Prior to him purchasing the frame 20+ years ago, it was...
Replies: 10
Views: 778
Posted By berkleydriskill

Thanks so much for the feedback. I have since...

Thanks so much for the feedback. I have since posted in the frame builder forum. No takers as of yet though.
Replies: 10
Views: 778
Posted By berkleydriskill

OK 10 posts down, here are the pictures ...

OK 10 posts down, here are the pictures
https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20201012_180036_8897b87479f749dbddddb98d4aa1c36249030ac6.jpg...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-15-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,748
Posted By berkleydriskill

Ok 10 posts down, here are the pictures ...

Ok 10 posts down, here are the pictures
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20201012_180109_b77eb60b6acbfca50b5fe155af3f4ac93f3be360.jpg...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-15-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,748
Posted By berkleydriskill

Oh no, that's disheartening.

Oh no, that's disheartening.
10-15-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,963
Posted By berkleydriskill

I managed to completely destroy my 15 yr old...

I managed to completely destroy my 15 yr old Bareknuckle when trying to remove a seized aluminum seatpost. After a week of trying everything I could to loosen it up, I had one too many bourbons and...
10-15-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 2,812
Views: 683,347
Posted By berkleydriskill

That is beautiful paint work.

That is beautiful paint work.
Forum: Framebuilders
10-14-20, 09:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,748
Posted By berkleydriskill

Any Framebuilder familiar with this Track Frame?

I had originally posted this in "Classic & vintage" but was advised that maybe posting here would warrant better results...
I just purchased a used frame from an elderly gentleman off of Craigslist....
Replies: 5
Views: 407
Posted By berkleydriskill

Thanks so much for the advice. Until I am able to...

Thanks so much for the advice. Until I am able to post pics my best bet it to share the URL. If you copy and paste the following into your browser you can view images of the frame....
Replies: 5
Views: 407
Posted By berkleydriskill

Thanks for the feedback. As you know, being that...

Thanks for the feedback. As you know, being that I am a newbie it won't let me attach photos or a link. Please copy and paste the following to view images of the frame. i.imgur.com/s0TE53D.jpeg or...
10-13-20, 09:04 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,356
Posted By berkleydriskill

Made this mistake 20 years ago. Immediately ran...

Made this mistake 20 years ago. Immediately ran into the back of an SUV at a red light. Installed an "Oh S*%#" brake after that. Eventually learning the feel of the bike and had it removed. Love the...
10-13-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,192
Posted By berkleydriskill

Love the Look. If budget is the biggest factor,...

Love the Look. If budget is the biggest factor, and willing to go with an aluminum frame, take a look at the 6ku urban track bike. I bought one for my wife since a complete bike was so affordable....
Replies: 5
Views: 407
Posted By berkleydriskill

Bike Appraisals in Richmond VA

Does anyone know a local spot in Richmond VA to have a classic bike appraised? I recently purchased a late 1950's early 1960's track frame with Campagnolo head set rear dropouts, but has no...
10-13-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 472
Views: 91,049
Posted By berkleydriskill

Thats a good looking ride!

Thats a good looking ride!
Replies: 10
Views: 778
Posted By berkleydriskill

Unknown 1958-60 Track Frame - Need help identifying

I just purchased a used frame from an elderly gentleman off of Craigslist. I was looking for an affordable track frame to complete my build using leftover new stock components I had from 2 previous...
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