Bike Forums - Search Results

Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: Chombi1
Showing results 1 to 50 of 107
Search took 0.02 seconds.
07-27-20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 686
Posted By Chombi1

What's scary about those cracks is it can...

What's scary about those cracks is it can literally be just the tip 9f the iceberg, where there's actually a lot more damage within the crank, under the surface, not visible from the...
07-24-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 233
Posted By Chombi1

Yes, IIRC, my Peugeot PSV has "SV 980" stamped...

Yes, IIRC, my Peugeot PSV has "SV 980" stamped somewhere on the frame tubes.....
07-21-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 6,990
Posted By Chombi1

like agree, the coolness factor with "naked"...

like agree, the coolness factor with "naked" finish,matte black CF modern bikes, wear off very quickly. CF just does not look that interesting, after spending just a short time looking at the...
07-21-20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 6,990
Posted By Chombi1

Quick release paint and decals do not seem to...

Quick release paint and decals do not seem to keep people from loving a lot of Italian bikes.:rolleyes:
07-17-20, 09:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 432
Posted By Chombi1

A lot of early disc wheels did not have a dish to...

A lot of early disc wheels did not have a dish to them (Faces of the discs were flat, not conical). Offset for freewheels was accomplished mostly at the hub which were proprietary to the disc wheels....
07-06-20, 12:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 699
Posted By Chombi1

I dunno, but the black and chrome plastic head...

I dunno, but the black and chrome plastic head tube lion was an 82 item......
My 1982 PH10S had it.
07-05-20, 04:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,269
Posted By Chombi1

I believe the riv nut mounted levers were part of...

I believe the riv nut mounted levers were part of the feature the Motobecanes had with the "permanent" rubber handlebar wrap they had on some of their bikes back then. Maybe the rubber cover was...
07-05-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 221
Posted By Chombi1

........and don't forget to remove the...

........and don't forget to remove the washer.......
06-30-20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By Chombi1

Front pull SLJ FD.... I used to see these at...

Front pull SLJ FD....
I used to see these at eBay regularly as it is not as popular as the back pull version.
Make sure your frame has the proper cable casing stop on the down tube, near the BB, as...
06-30-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 785
Posted By Chombi1

If it's marked left, then there could have been a...

If it's marked left, then there could have been a right side version..... which makes me think that it could work like a fender stay mounting eye, if your dropouts do not have them. It might work the...
06-26-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 30,435
Posted By Chombi1

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

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20181117_163212_af63176b20f0a8f1eaf7c81cc2b7c0394fb8612c.jpg
06-15-20, 10:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 775
Posted By Chombi1

And that's the better old (original) version of...

And that's the better old (original) version of the A9, with the needle bearings.
I guess the tapered cartridge bearings they have on the newer version might he cheaper than the needle bearings and...
06-14-20, 01:14 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,640
Posted By Chombi1

Maybe Fangios were re-branded Philippes??

Maybe Fangios were re-branded Philippes??
06-07-20, 10:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,242
Posted By Chombi1

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1500/20180217_153727_a57b8e7c964673b4ceff24af67cfbc100698ad88_123859e4fa82ebcba6004b582c79b45ada3ea9bc.jpg...
06-06-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 704
Posted By Chombi1

One might consider an orange jumpsuit instead, if...

One might consider an orange jumpsuit instead, if riding a modern bike??:rolleyes::D
06-04-20, 01:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 424
Posted By Chombi1

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

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1500/20180217_153727_a57b8e7c964673b4ceff24af67cfbc100698ad88_8902799b64fa2d6ae0a82b5e65626d3186c6b8bd.jpg...
06-01-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,000
Posted By Chombi1

Beautiful build!!:thumb: Just one thing.... ...

Beautiful build!!:thumb:
Just one thing....
You will need to re-clock the big chainring so the little metal pin on it is right behind the crank arm. The pin is meant to catch a derrailed chain and...
06-01-20, 06:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 756
Posted By Chombi1

My Vitus Plus Carbone 7 came to me some years ago...

My Vitus Plus Carbone 7 came to me some years ago with a badly seized stem. Tried all sorts of penetrants to get the stem off (Liquid Wrench, WD40, Kroil, PB Blaster....etc.), but nothing worked. Was...
05-26-20, 11:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 860
Posted By Chombi1

Haven't seen pitting that bad and deep on an...

Haven't seen pitting that bad and deep on an aluminum drop bar.
Was the bike maybe owned by a triathlete that had to swim in ocean water before the bike stage?
Not sure but the deep pitting might...
05-18-20, 05:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 257
Posted By Chombi1

Beware, as I don't think the blue paint at the...

Beware, as I don't think the blue paint at the head lugs and seat lug is original. It could be hiding some sort of repairs.
If it has Supervitus 980 tubing, it could be a a PSN with a few components...
05-12-20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,642
Posted By Chombi1

"Anyone figure out what makes those weird Simplex...

"Anyone figure out what makes those weird Simplex shifters work yet??"
05-12-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,642
Posted By Chombi1

Lightweight??!.....19...

Lightweight??!.....19 pounds??!......Hahahahaha!!!
I have a boat anchor I can sell to this geezer!!
Replies: 6
Views: 441
Posted By Chombi1

Sounds like you have the same 1989 Bottecchia...

Sounds like you have the same 1989 Bottecchia Chorus Professional SL as mine........
Replies: 59
Views: 2,385
Posted By Chombi1

Mavic SSC chainrings on Mavic 630 SSC cranksets...

Mavic SSC chainrings on Mavic 630 SSC cranksets were dark bronze/grey anodized. They had "SSC" silk screened on them but those usuall flaked off really easy, so it is common to see them without the...
05-05-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 168
Posted By Chombi1

Thank you for posting this 1983 pedal review from...

Thank you for posting this 1983 pedal review from Bicycling! :thumb:
I very well remember that pedal review article when it was published (I even remeber That pic with the butler holding the tray...
04-28-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 486
Posted By Chombi1

Do not leave it alone as it will just get worse...

Do not leave it alone as it will just get worse pretty quick.....
04-21-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 460
Posted By Chombi1

Dae Yung tires??........ Sounds to much like "Die...

Dae Yung tires??........ Sounds to much like "Die Young":rolleyes:....
How will they ever sell tires in the US??:D
04-20-20, 12:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 403
Posted By Chombi1

I actually like it better than just a flat tab,...

I actually like it better than just a flat tab, which sometimes end up to be a bit crude, especially on a frame with nicer lug details.
04-18-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,520
Posted By Chombi1

Wow!, the Cromovelato finish on that bike looks...

Wow!, the Cromovelato finish on that bike looks to be in great condition!,:thumb: which is really rare, as it is usually a very fragile finish very prone to scratching and delamination.
04-18-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 942
Posted By Chombi1

Uhmmm........I don't think caliper wheel guides...

Uhmmm........I don't think caliper wheel guides are in the same category as reflectors, turkey levers and "dork discs"......:rolleyes:
04-02-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 1,100
Views: 202,558
Posted By Chombi1

The woman who launched a jillion teenage boy's...

The woman who launched a jillion teenage boy's dreams in the 70's!! ARRRROOOOOO!! WOOOF WOOF WOOF!!
R.I.P. Farrah.....
04-02-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,815
Posted By Chombi1

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

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/800x600/36085088086_75b045d243_c_741fb3c2e25dd76b7411643f0556bb1d4d27d87e.jpg
My 1986 ALAN Record Carbonio.
Bought It from a fellow BF C&Ver as...
04-01-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,819
Posted By Chombi1

You might reconsider using those Fiamme rimmed...

You might reconsider using those Fiamme rimmed wheels for daily riders. The lightest versions of those Italian made rims are know to be quite soft and should be reserved for just racing and lighter...
03-30-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 204
Posted By Chombi1

Those are first model issued by Look to the...

Those are first model issued by Look to the public. Not too many of those in great condition left out there.
They will make a great period appropriate addition to a late 1983/84 race bike build!
03-30-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 12,794
Posted By Chombi1

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

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20181117_163212_c5a8a37d99ab281530687fa1f6c4909dc745ac3e.jpg
My Davidson Signature isn't the flashiest bike I have in my stable by a...
03-30-20, 06:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 873
Posted By Chombi1

Campagnolo also had also been the aluminum alloy...

Campagnolo also had also been the aluminum alloy wheel maker for the famous Italian sports and racing car makers like Ferrari.
03-26-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 684
Posted By Chombi1

Usually called a "gear puller" in the auto...

Usually called a "gear puller" in the auto world....
03-18-20, 06:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 620
Posted By Chombi1

I would use the bottom of the cast in height...

I would use the bottom of the cast in height measuring "ruler" on the seatpost as the minimum insertion mark. It looks like you are well below it, so only solution will be is to buy a longer seatpost...
03-17-20, 04:13 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 8,627
Posted By Chombi1

Yaaarff!!.........

Yaaarff!!.........
03-16-20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 14,856
Posted By Chombi1

There's a lot of scientist out there that...

There's a lot of scientist out there that suspects the virus came from a slaughtered bat in the Wuhan wet market.
No matter what it cans from, the problem is countries like China still continue to...
03-16-20, 12:48 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 8,627
Posted By Chombi1

Yes,..... And tempt a for real Assplosion???!:eek:

Yes,..... And tempt a for real Assplosion???!:eek:
03-16-20, 12:45 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 8,627
Posted By Chombi1

Sears Catalogs worked out well for my parents...

Sears Catalogs worked out well for my parents when their families were running away from the Japanese during WW2......
03-15-20, 02:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 439
Posted By Chombi1

Those brakes are actually rebranded Dia Compes....

Those brakes are actually rebranded Dia Compes. Earlier Mavic SSC sidepulls were rebranded Modolos. My experience with their SSC RDs is that they shift a lot better than the Campy straight...
02-13-20, 07:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 667
Posted By Chombi1

"Damn the Torpados!, Full speed ahead!!"

"Damn the Torpados!, Full speed ahead!!"
02-13-20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,965
Posted By Chombi1

Very nice! Curious, what equipment do you use...

Very nice!
Curious, what equipment do you use to do the pantographing? CNC?
01-30-20, 12:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,236
Posted By Chombi1

Yah! Please don't just waste the bottom bracket...

Yah! Please don't just waste the bottom bracket that might still be good and serviceable, it made it this far and long. You wouldn't want to be the one to senselessly kill it? Take it to a bike shop...
01-26-20, 08:29 PM
Replies: 1,100
Views: 202,558
Posted By Chombi1

Yes, as a kid, the likes of Roger DeCoster, Marty...

Yes, as a kid, the likes of Roger DeCoster, Marty Smith and Gaston Rahier were my idols of motocross racing.
I and my brother favored Marty Smith because we rode a Honda XL100, but there was no...
01-21-20, 02:36 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,134
Posted By Chombi1

If I cannot find good NOS for my C&V bikes, My...

If I cannot find good NOS for my C&V bikes, My go-to cable and housing is the ones from "Porkchop BMX", sold at eBay for very reasonable prices (Around 14 bucks/set, IIRC). I like the Porkchop cable...
01-21-20, 01:26 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 64,082
Posted By Chombi1

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20180205_144051_bb60efe506a922faf51ac4e6c82e5be87d8916a6.jpg
My one and only Gitane. A 1984 model "Tour de France".
Bought it...
01-19-20, 09:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,343
Posted By Chombi1

As a long time owner and user of both marques, I...

As a long time owner and user of both marques, I can confirm, at least in my case, that it made a VAST improvement in shifting performance......
Showing results 1 to 50 of 107
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.