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07-14-18, 03:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,789
Posted By bennie222

Hey Essthreetee, I'm definitely interested. I'll...

Hey Essthreetee, I'm definitely interested. I'll send you a PM.

Cheers.
06-13-17, 12:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 907
Posted By bennie222

I love the high sierra, been looking for one for...

I love the high sierra, been looking for one for awhile. Or, better yet, the Cimarron, which seems to be more scarce. Thanks for sharing.
12-23-16, 09:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 976
Posted By bennie222

I also noticed it was Frank selling the part, and...

I also noticed it was Frank selling the part, and I've had several conversations with him outside of the forum, he fixed a fork for me once. I emailed him directly to ask about the derailleur. He...
12-21-16, 02:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 976
Posted By bennie222

Anyone know if the part from a slightly newer...

Anyone know if the part from a slightly newer Athena would fit the '85 style? Such as this derailleur? vintage campagnolo rear derailleur Athena 89 | eBay...
12-21-16, 01:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 976
Posted By bennie222

found one but ouch.. sucks that it's 30% of the...

found one but ouch.. sucks that it's 30% of the price I paid for the whole bicycle..

Vintage Campagnolo Athena Victory gear multi function system insert s.pNo.024 us | eBay...
12-21-16, 12:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 976
Posted By bennie222

Broken Campy Victory RD B-position ring

I have a campy victory rear derailleur with a broken B position ring. Any advice on where i might find such a rare little bit? Pic is from internet, not my actually broken derailleur, and I need...
Replies: 6
Views: 844
Posted By bennie222

I've been thinking of getting a sonic parts...

I've been thinking of getting a sonic parts cleaner... this may be the job for it.

Any clue what year it is?
Replies: 6
Views: 844
Posted By bennie222

I guess I don't need to know a total worth, I...

I guess I don't need to know a total worth, I just want to know if any of the components or frame are SUPER rare or something like that. I know a fair amount but I always check with you guys to see...
Replies: 6
Views: 844
Posted By bennie222

Yeah.. I dropped $60 on all of it, but I really...

Yeah.. I dropped $60 on all of it, but I really would have given that just for the wheelset. I thought that was a great deal, especially given the inflated prices I normally see in Austin. I've...
Replies: 6
Views: 844
Posted By bennie222

Chrome Gitane with Campy Record nuovo record

So I'm staying at an AirBnB this weekend in the Texas hill country for a ride, and i spot some old wheels rusting away out by a shed. Naturally, I have to go take a look at them. They are Mavic...
Replies: 21
Views: 1,642
Posted By bennie222

The fork crown has no stamps that I can see, and...

The fork crown has no stamps that I can see, and I can't find any other Cinelli bottom brackets with those hole patterns.
Replies: 21
Views: 1,642
Posted By bennie222

Is this a real Cinelli?

I'm suspicious of this Cinelli, I know they are faked often. Anyone know if this is real? If not, what is it?

Cinelli Italian steel Vintage frameset w/ some Campy parts-55cm...
07-17-13, 03:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,283
Posted By bennie222

Just in case someone is looking for one, I...

Just in case someone is looking for one, I happened upon this 54 today....
07-16-13, 08:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 480
Posted By bennie222

Call Glen Thompson at DalTex bikes. I bet he...

Call Glen Thompson at DalTex bikes. I bet he could fix you up...
07-08-13, 02:33 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 8,248
Posted By bennie222

I had a friend come visit me in Austin from...

I had a friend come visit me in Austin from Houston one time who was so nervous about the hills, he literally started shaking on the ride and we had to go get the car to pick him up... It was the...
06-21-13, 10:21 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,247
Posted By bennie222

Nice bike! I always have my eyes open for one of...

Nice bike! I always have my eyes open for one of these, or a cimarron...
06-19-13, 02:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,283
Posted By bennie222

This is perfect, 3 for $50, can't beat it and it...

This is perfect, 3 for $50, can't beat it and it has tan sidewalls. Thanks for the tip!
06-19-13, 02:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,283
Posted By bennie222

Dave tells the story of Fuso here: ...

Dave tells the story of Fuso here: http://davesbikeblog.squarespace.com/blog/2013/3/20/whats-in-a-logo.html
06-19-13, 10:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,283
Posted By bennie222

Repainted the fork crown. ...

Repainted the fork crown.

http://imageshack.us/scaled/large/839/fm6m.jpg (http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/839/fm6m.jpg/)
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06-18-13, 12:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,382
Posted By bennie222

I think one of these framesets might be for sale...

I think one of these framesets might be for sale in Nelo's bike shop in Austin, probably around a 53-55 cm size if I recall correctly.
06-17-13, 12:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,283
Posted By bennie222

I got an email back from Dave M.. He gave me...

I got an email back from Dave M.. He gave me some tips on re-highlighting the FUSO and triangle on the fork crown. The gold accent basically washed away when I was cleaning the bike.

I also...
06-15-13, 10:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 852
Posted By bennie222

Nice. I have one of these in pieces in the...

Nice. I have one of these in pieces in the garage, there is just always something else to do with my money than finish it, someday though!
06-15-13, 08:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,283
Posted By bennie222

All my bikes are clinchers, so this will be my...

All my bikes are clinchers, so this will be my first tubular bike. I want to ride this, but I'm worried about spending $$$ on tubulars, so do I go with cheap ones and hope they last, or do I go with...
06-15-13, 12:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,283
Posted By bennie222

It is a Dura Ace 7400 freewheel, 13-26. That'll...

It is a Dura Ace 7400 freewheel, 13-26. That'll definitely make it more ride-able in the Austin area. Any tips on keeping the freewheel lubed? It seems the only thing I can get it to take is...
06-15-13, 12:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,283
Posted By bennie222

Here are some more pictures of the lug work, and...

Here are some more pictures of the lug work, and the one shot of rust I missed before by the shifter. The paint is going to look amazing out in the sunshine.
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06-15-13, 11:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,283
Posted By bennie222

Started cleaning it up last night. First, it...

Started cleaning it up last night. First, it came with a pair of titanium speedplay pedals so that is a bonus, i actually ride X type speedplay as well so I'll put these to good use.

The fuso...
06-14-13, 03:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,283
Posted By bennie222

Proud owner of a 1st Gen Fuso!

Scored a 1985 Fuso, size 55 today. I'm very happy to have this. I've been looking for many years now. It appears to have been ridden very sparingly, and based on the bar tape, I'd say it's been...
05-30-13, 01:20 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 23,200
Posted By bennie222

I think my friend bought that Miyata from you.....

I think my friend bought that Miyata from you.. all original? Still had Miyata brand tires on it and foam?

$800 seems like a lot for some of us who often find great bikes for $200, but compared...
04-26-13, 09:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,195
Posted By bennie222

Chain binding when downshifting sram red front derailleur

I've had this issue for awhile now where the chain binds between the crank and the front derailleur when trying to shift from the big ring to the small. I've seen this before on a friends bike as...
Replies: 6
Views: 1,979
Posted By bennie222

I think it's a PL 50...

I think it's a PL 50...
Replies: 6
Views: 1,979
Posted By bennie222

Peugeot PX-50?

I'm first in line to go look at this bike, but I have some questions about it...
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First, I can't find any pictures of PX-50's in this age range in purple, or with a painted fork.
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03-14-13, 01:12 PM
Replies: 7,361
Views: 3,243,093
Posted By bennie222

I just converted this one a few months ago. ...

I just converted this one a few months ago. Forgive the bad pic... Based upon a Cannondale V500, 8 speed 105 brifters, dx rear derailleur, dura ace front, deore dx crankset with little ring...
03-14-13, 12:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,628
Posted By bennie222

I just put the Soma Hwy One bar on my Merckx...

I just put the Soma Hwy One bar on my Merckx corsa extra, I absolutely love it... though to find online, but any bike shop can order it for you.

I think I just saw that the H plus Son Archtype...
01-22-13, 10:59 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 14,603
Posted By bennie222

My cycling buddy who is not into c&v told me he...

My cycling buddy who is not into c&v told me he has an old 8 speed campy chorus group buried in his garage . He told me to make an offer on it but I'm not sure what it's worth, no wheels... Any idea...
01-21-13, 03:59 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 14,603
Posted By bennie222

Whatwolf, what handlebar do you have on this? It...

Whatwolf, what handlebar do you have on this? It has a very modern bend to it and allows the brifters to have that modern flat look/feel to them.
01-14-13, 03:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,355
Posted By bennie222

I saw that KOM as well, but couldn't take that...

I saw that KOM as well, but couldn't take that paint job! I've been shopping for a Cimarron or KOM for awhile to make a 'monster cross' out of. There is a decent '85ish high sierra in yellow on...
01-07-13, 10:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 584
Posted By bennie222

You pull that bike out of TX yet? Waiting to see...

You pull that bike out of TX yet? Waiting to see a post about it...
12-27-12, 01:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 584
Posted By bennie222

I'm in Austin area (Round Rock) and could check...

I'm in Austin area (Round Rock) and could check it out he can meet in the city, Spicewood is kind of a haul for me. dashuaigeh is a good facilitator and lives in Austin, send him a PM..

Cheers,...
12-24-12, 08:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,879
Posted By bennie222

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Thanks everyone, definitely a replica. It's a little rough around the edges but I'll take it. It's all setup with a...
12-22-12, 10:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,879
Posted By bennie222

Domex Weinmann team 1989 Merckx corsa extra

I've gotten my hands on the above titled bike. A friend asked me a good question, how can I tell if its an actual team bike or a replica made for the public?
Replies: 8
Views: 1,157
Posted By bennie222

Identify Campy high flange hubs?

Can someone tell me more about these? What model are they? What year approximately? What are they worth?

Also, how does one go about learning how to decipher campy parts like this if you...
09-28-12, 07:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,925
Posted By bennie222

Thanks, i've seen the morningstar replacement...

Thanks, i've seen the morningstar replacement dust caps, and that is definitely an option, but I'd still like to know how to figure out what diameter dust cap comes on which freehubs. If anyone...
09-27-12, 01:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,925
Posted By bennie222

Shimano freehub dust cap diameter

I"m replacing a freehub on a set of wheels that takes a stock shimano freehub. From what I recall it took a 9sp LX freehub body. I bought a replacement part that supposedly fits 8/9 speed...
06-26-12, 03:17 PM
Replies: 2,112
Views: 681,369
Posted By bennie222

@mkeller234, Keep your eyes open for an '81 to...

@mkeller234, Keep your eyes open for an '81 to '83 Miyata 1000.. their geometry is exactly what you are describing, taller than long. Mine is 58cm tall by 55cm or 56cm long. Unfortunately I'm not...
02-21-12, 03:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 599
Posted By bennie222

Ludo Van what??

Anyone know what this is?

http://austin.craigslist.org/bik/2848605213.html
01-29-12, 09:15 AM
Replies: 14,750
Views: 3,556,903
Posted By bennie222

I saved this Gianni Motta at the swap meet...

I saved this Gianni Motta at the swap meet yesterday. It's not my size though, it's 58x58, but I thought I'd rescue it, throw it up here, and see if any of you would be interested in it, PM me if...
11-06-11, 01:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,207
Posted By bennie222

Upon closer inspection, the 'sleeve' actually...

Upon closer inspection, the 'sleeve' actually does have a slot in it where the stem clamps down. I turned it so that the gap lined up exactly with the split in the stem clamp, then clamped it down...
11-04-11, 09:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,207
Posted By bennie222

Yes, the shim idea won't work because there is...

Yes, the shim idea won't work because there is nothing to shim, it fits tight, very tight. @due ruote's idea is a good one. I might look into that. I've got the word out to a few people...
11-04-11, 02:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,207
Posted By bennie222

@Chicago Al, definitely the same bar. Its like...

@Chicago Al, definitely the same bar. Its like they had a typo when naming it, it say "Randnner"

What do you guys think about maybe putting a few small holes and rivets in the bottom of the bar?
11-04-11, 01:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,207
Posted By bennie222

Just confirmed, both are 25.4.

Just confirmed, both are 25.4.
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