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01-31-23, 09:02 PM
Replies: 461
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Posted By CV-6

Thought I did not have anything new in red to...

Thought I did not have anything new in red to share, but then I remembered this. Frame arrived last year. I just finished doing twine on the bars. It did get ridden last year. Looking forward to...
01-21-23, 12:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 114
Posted By CV-6

Stronglight 63 52/42 170mm $115 shipped CONUS

Model 63, 52/42 rings, 170mm, English thread. Some strap wear but nice rider quality. Impulse buy on my part.

$115 shipped in CONUS. Offers considered.

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01-21-23, 11:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 112
Posted By CV-6

Campagnolo Record RD $75 shipped CONUS

Nice condition, not sloppy, with hanger. Jockey wheels are cracked, but I believe you could touch them with super glue and have a rider. Sharp eyed types will note that the cage stop is not correct....
01-11-23, 08:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 592
Posted By CV-6

I was caretaker of John Howard #281 for about six...

I was caretaker of John Howard #281 for about six years. I considered it my best finished frame. Dave's work is stellar. It now resides in southern CA.
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01-09-23, 04:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 558
Posted By CV-6

I think you are good on the dating. Frame still...

I think you are good on the dating. Frame still features the leaf and has a crown which has nothing on it. IM observations, a similar frame with a fleur de lis on the crown would be later. BC went...
01-09-23, 12:11 PM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 311,093
Posted By CV-6

I have such a kit, but the syringe is 60cc. The...

I have such a kit, but the syringe is 60cc. The tube screws onto the valve stem. Works well. Just need to clean it well after use.

And I learned a new word. Thanks.
01-01-23, 04:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,301
Posted By CV-6

Just came across this. The dome ends on the...

Just came across this. The dome ends on the stays tell me no 3Rensho.
12-18-22, 12:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,325
Posted By CV-6

No idea on the price as it was 2006.

No idea on the price as it was 2006.
12-15-22, 11:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,572
Posted By CV-6

What Is Your Longest Running Back Burner Project?

I have owned the bike below, a 1946 Raleigh Lenton Sport, since 2013. I bought it, photographed it, took it apart, and that was it until recently. I did invest in new decals from Gus Salmon a few...
12-15-22, 01:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,325
Posted By CV-6

Not East Coast, but Jack at Franklin Frame redid...

Not East Coast, but Jack at Franklin Frame redid the socks on my first Lejeune. A bit heavy in places, but overall very good. WTH, French chroming was never perfect.
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12-15-22, 11:38 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,325
Posted By CV-6

Kind of moot, but I have used StL Plating. Very...

Kind of moot, but I have used StL Plating. Very pleased with the results. $150 for the frame and fork, but that was in 2010. First pic is StL Plating work. Pic below is from Jack at Franklin Frame....
12-07-22, 11:38 PM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 311,093
Posted By CV-6

I use Miyata rim tape. My first experience left...

I use Miyata rim tape. My first experience left the tape on the rim. And it was difficult to remove the tire. Second left some on rim, some on tire. Mounted spare and rode home at a slightly...
12-06-22, 06:19 PM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 311,093
Posted By CV-6

I hope you left a small untaped section directly...

I hope you left a small untaped section directly across from the valve. I makes removal much easier.
12-02-22, 10:10 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,056
Posted By CV-6

A bit late in response, but note that the JA in...

A bit late in response, but note that the JA in the pic was built by Bernard Carré. Janssen rode BiC in 1969 and also rode a Carré.
10-26-22, 10:40 AM
Replies: 74,114
Views: 12,050,165
Posted By CV-6

My usual disclaimer: I have no dog in this...

My usual disclaimer: I have no dog in this fight.

If you are looking for a pretty much complete French group, there is a seller on eBay (https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_ssn=lvdr2008) that has...
10-25-22, 11:33 AM
Replies: 1,799
Views: 391,893
Posted By CV-6

One of the few bikes I would change my no buy...

One of the few bikes I would change my no buy rule. It would be interesting to compare the ride with my AA Gazelle.
10-20-22, 01:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,481
Posted By CV-6

More like you should be thankful for the...

More like you should be thankful for the exposure. A quick glance at the Lejeune (note, no capital "J" The Lejeune brothers did not capitalize the "J" in their name.) shows what is likely a top of...
09-26-22, 05:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 443
Posted By CV-6

I believe that would be Vitus 979 frame. The...

I believe that would be Vitus 979 frame. The frame material and the marque were Vitus. Reynolds did not make a 979 tubing

Excellent article on Vitus 979 by Peter Kohler...
09-23-22, 10:32 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,109
Posted By CV-6

Is it the original Confente finish? The frame in...

Is it the original Confente finish? The frame in the Coors race is white. It may not be the same frame. I have seen an older photo of a frame finished as the Auburn frame is finished. But again,...
09-23-22, 12:43 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,109
Posted By CV-6

That should be four per Jim Cunningham of CyclArt...

That should be four per Jim Cunningham of CyclArt who was "working with Mario" when they were ordered and did the paint schemes. Cunningham's words below from CR archives:

"I added the small...
09-20-22, 10:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 690
Posted By CV-6

Wow. I own 86055. Same 56cm size. And oddly...

Wow. I own 86055. Same 56cm size. And oddly enough, it also appears to have been repainted in red, white, blue although in a different manner and with metal flake paint. Pics do not do it...
08-28-22, 11:00 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,720
Posted By CV-6

Sold by his heirs. Ultimately Jim Cunningham...

Sold by his heirs.

Ultimately Jim Cunningham did Mario's paint.

A Confente frame was indeed used by Boyer in the Red Zinger Classic. Pic below is scanned from Red Zinger Bicycle Classic...
08-27-22, 03:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 799
Posted By CV-6

I have posted pics of both and the listmiester...

I have posted pics of both and the listmiester did not have me executed. Maybe the indexed shifting wasn't obvious and it was on a Waterford Paramount.

I kind of like the full name and location...
08-26-22, 07:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By CV-6

Which are out of stock.

Which are out of stock.
08-25-22, 03:31 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,085
Posted By CV-6

Never. I don't care for hot drinks. I do enjoy...

Never. I don't care for hot drinks. I do enjoy the smell of coffee brewing, just don't care for the taste.
08-21-22, 12:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 347
Posted By CV-6

At the moment, I have engaged nlerner for a set...

At the moment, I have engaged nlerner for a set of what he has to offer. But I think scarlson might be interested. Thanks.




I have been looking on there. But the seller of the papillion I...
08-17-22, 04:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 347
Posted By CV-6

Thanks for the offer. But finding a match is...

Thanks for the offer. But finding a match is likely difficult.
08-17-22, 04:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 347
Posted By CV-6

It is hard to say which brands have the threading...

It is hard to say which brands have the threading I need. I am new to the wingnut thing, but what I am finding is a lot of them were 26tpi even if they were metric size. I have seen Huret and Algi...
08-16-22, 07:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 347
Posted By CV-6

WTB: Hub Wing nuts

Looking for 2 x 8.0mm x 1.0 and 2 x 9.5mm x 1.0 hub wing nuts. Brand is not all that important.
08-14-22, 09:29 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 42,103
Posted By CV-6

86 Waterford Paramount ...

86 Waterford Paramount

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51945036721_53262486d3_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2n9cTFp)56cm Paramount first ride (https://flic.kr/p/2n9cTFp) by L Travers...
08-13-22, 01:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 630
Posted By CV-6

ca 1974 Masi GC. In the original thread that was...

ca 1974 Masi GC. In the original thread that was linked in this one, I mentioned I had plans for the drillium I shared. The rings are by Drillium Dude.
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08-11-22, 08:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 635
Posted By CV-6

Gus Salmon.

Gus Salmon.
08-08-22, 10:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 720
Posted By CV-6

My first water bottle. TA Jacques Anquetil. ...

My first water bottle. TA Jacques Anquetil.

https://live.staticflickr.com/7416/11408446023_785d665168_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/io8gxe)TA 002 (https://flic.kr/p/io8gxe) by L Travers...
08-08-22, 09:58 AM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 311,093
Posted By CV-6

I use tape and twice have changed tires on the...

I use tape and twice have changed tires on the road. The first time, I did not leave a blank spot of tape opposite the valve and did struggle to get the tire off. Funny part there. A kind soul...
08-01-22, 05:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 573
Posted By CV-6

PM on cranks

PM on cranks
07-18-22, 11:37 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 9,611
Posted By CV-6

Thank you, Matt. I live vicariously through your...

Thank you, Matt. I live vicariously through your adventures,
07-07-22, 07:05 PM
Replies: 20,007
Views: 2,528,571
Posted By CV-6

Boring pic, but first ride outside after two...

Boring pic, but first ride outside after two stents last week. Bike is ca 1972 Lejeune Champion du Monde purchased NOS, NIB in 2007.

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07-05-22, 03:29 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 8,156
Posted By CV-6

That would be on the Page Bridge. Indeed in the...

That would be on the Page Bridge. Indeed in the last few years there have been major improvements to crossing the Missouri River. New bridge for 40-64 and barriers placed on the 370 bridge for...
07-05-22, 11:27 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 8,156
Posted By CV-6

Missouri River near St Charles ...

Missouri River near St Charles

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50075457818_20e5b24863_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jhZP1o)TC HOTN (https://flic.kr/p/2jhZP1o) by L Travers...
07-04-22, 04:26 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 8,156
Posted By CV-6

Forgot about this one. ...

Forgot about this one.

https://live.staticflickr.com/5609/30587181891_d2ec2d86b3_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/NATix2)DSCN1983 (https://flic.kr/p/NATix2) by L Travers...
07-01-22, 09:12 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 20,882
Posted By CV-6

Appropriate for the weekend. ...

Appropriate for the weekend.


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06-30-22, 10:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 400
Posted By CV-6

I have seen that frame before. Owner had it set...

I have seen that frame before. Owner had it set up as a three speed IIRC. That one is a Turismo.

Link to Raysport Strada post on BF...
06-22-22, 06:05 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 19,341
Posted By CV-6

Although not a long cage, it is the model where...

Although not a long cage, it is the model where the pivot is near the upper jockey wheel rather than centered on the cage. I believe it is designated as a "T" model.
06-22-22, 04:59 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 19,341
Posted By CV-6

Las Vegas area a few years ago. ...

Las Vegas area a few years ago.

https://live.staticflickr.com/1531/25006276176_74dd61208f_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/E6HGGG)Lejeune Pro (https://flic.kr/p/E6HGGG) by L Travers...
06-22-22, 01:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 652
Posted By CV-6

Check your PMs, please.

Check your PMs, please.
06-18-22, 06:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 320
Posted By CV-6

TTT. Now $40 shipped CONUS

TTT. Now $40 shipped CONUS
06-17-22, 01:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 400
Posted By CV-6

We all have our flaws. :rolleyes:

We all have our flaws. :rolleyes:
06-17-22, 01:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 400
Posted By CV-6

A Visit To Billy Goat Bikes StL: Raysport Content

Billy Goat Bikes in St Louis is the shop once known as A-1 Bicycles. A-1 was owned by Ray Florman, a remarkable person to say the least. He was born without a left hand but never let that stop him....
06-17-22, 09:45 AM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 311,093
Posted By CV-6

I will buy used to be able to try a high zoot...

I will buy used to be able to try a high zoot tire at a reduced price. Then I know if I want to pay full boat price. Excellent results so far.
06-13-22, 04:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 156
Posted By CV-6

CLB Front Brake Hanger

Surplus to my needs. $25 shipped CONUS.


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