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06-08-19, 09:11 PM
Replies: 47
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Posted By Narhay

Interesting...your bike is a 73 and should have...

Interesting...your bike is a 73 and should have huret dropouts but it has a suntour derailleur on it. Maybe it has a modified washer to account for the derailleur stop.
06-04-19, 08:17 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 24,221
Posted By Narhay

If you need the $17 then that would be reasonable...

If you need the $17 then that would be reasonable to not count.
06-04-19, 06:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,565
Posted By Narhay

Does it have huret or campagnolo style hanger?

Does it have huret or campagnolo style hanger?
04-30-19, 08:04 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,927
Posted By Narhay

Narhay seems to be a swell guy. Real top notch...

Narhay seems to be a swell guy. Real top notch material.
04-28-19, 09:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,745
Posted By Narhay

Try a setback seatpost. Looks nice.

Try a setback seatpost. Looks nice.
04-19-19, 08:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,158
Posted By Narhay

Perfectly clean chainrings and back wheel. Clumps...

Perfectly clean chainrings and back wheel. Clumps of dirt on the stem. Cannot figure out how that would have happened. Where's the giant mudball under the back of the saddle?
04-18-19, 10:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 548
Posted By Narhay

Finding some bearing surface issues which are...

Finding some bearing surface issues which are putting the project into further jeopardy.

1" threadless headset is showing some wear.

https://i.imgur.com/drvb0p3.jpg
...
04-18-19, 09:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 548
Posted By Narhay

Center of bottom bracket to top of seatpost is...

Center of bottom bracket to top of seatpost is 24". Top tube ctc is 23".

Seatpost ctc is 21". Not sure which one to go by.

Threadless stem is 1".
04-16-19, 11:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 548
Posted By Narhay

I've done some rough calculations and with few...

I've done some rough calculations and with few options other than $100 CAD of tires (gp4000s) I would be into the bike for about $360 CAD refurbished and ready to go, barring any unforeseen expenses....
04-15-19, 09:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 548
Posted By Narhay

Scott Waimea

https://i.imgur.com/LwHKhyF.jpg

More photos: Scott Waimea https://imgur.com/gallery/sZIrKjz

Not sure where this falls under but I am sure some here will appreciate this late 90s, early 2000s...
04-15-19, 04:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 412
Posted By Narhay

CCM Aero

I picked this up not long ago. A CCM Aero. Much like the Huffy Aerowind it has a compressed downtube and aero components. Has Shimano ax, tourney and adamas components.
...
04-11-19, 06:18 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 24,221
Posted By Narhay

I mean I would have probably just given up....

I mean I would have probably just given up. Impressive use of time.
04-11-19, 10:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 303
Posted By Narhay

You guys should write a letter to the editor to...

You guys should write a letter to the editor to correct the article. :D
04-09-19, 01:08 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,615
Posted By Narhay

Thats an interesting way to say drink $300 of...

Thats an interesting way to say drink $300 of beer.
04-07-19, 06:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 405
Posted By Narhay

Sun m13ii are great for tires 23 to 28 wide....

Sun m13ii are great for tires 23 to 28 wide. Polished rim and the label comes off very easily.
04-05-19, 05:31 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 24,221
Posted By Narhay

The idea is you make your $100 go as far as...

The idea is you make your $100 go as far as possible. If that means a free bike and another 30 to add to budget then so be it. Just because you are being clever with the budget doesn't require...
04-05-19, 05:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 498
Posted By Narhay

Col de cygne means swan's collar. berceau...

Col de cygne means swan's collar.
berceau means cradle.
jumele means twin
anglais means english
Sport means sport
mixte means mixte
04-05-19, 04:47 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 24,245
Posted By Narhay

so 7 varsities? :p

so 7 varsities? :p
04-05-19, 04:57 AM
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Views: 24,221
Posted By Narhay

yes

yes
04-04-19, 06:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,732
Posted By Narhay

All very nice bikes, especially the blue and...

All very nice bikes, especially the blue and green ones.
04-03-19, 09:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,166
Posted By Narhay

You could try an oxalic acid bath for the rust

You could try an oxalic acid bath for the rust
04-03-19, 06:26 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 24,221
Posted By Narhay

These are all great finds for the first page. I...

These are all great finds for the first page. I do like the crank on that jeunet, the araya wheels and barcons, the schoolbus yellow of the bottecchia and the deerhead stuff. The pile o bikes seems...
04-03-19, 08:46 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,224
Posted By Narhay

Show me your work bench

I have a recessed 4 to 5' x 2' area against a stud wall in my basement that I am considering making into my work bench with a peg board to hold my tools, a vise and a bench mounted polishing/grinding...
04-03-19, 04:42 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 24,221
Posted By Narhay

Just make your best guesstimates. No feet to the...

Just make your best guesstimates. No feet to the fire here.

i figured april is a good time to dig out from the winter and ride into the sunset of summer.
04-02-19, 06:20 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 24,221
Posted By Narhay

I may decide to enter my own find this year if I...

I may decide to enter my own find this year if I can peel myself away from life. As unbiased judge, if I do then y'all will be fighting over the top spot of second place.
04-02-19, 06:18 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 24,221
Posted By Narhay

C&V Clunker Challenge 100 #5

Past iterations

2014: C&V Clunker 100 Challenge (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/933992-c-v-clunker-100-challenge.html)
2016: C&V Clunker Challenge 100...
04-02-19, 06:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,329
Posted By Narhay

I need a link so I can check it impulsively and...

I need a link so I can check it impulsively and then not bid
04-02-19, 05:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 364
Posted By Narhay

I had this issue. Used a seat tube stop but then...

I had this issue. Used a seat tube stop but then eventually found a shimano 600 arabesque fd with an integrated stop.
04-01-19, 06:13 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,224
Posted By Narhay

I think we have similar taste and size so I would...

I think we have similar taste and size so I would improve on the previous offer and do $11/steed.
03-31-19, 06:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 407
Posted By Narhay

https://i.imgur.com/I7zGKC0.jpg 1979 Competition

https://i.imgur.com/I7zGKC0.jpg
1979 Competition
Replies: 6
Views: 569
Posted By Narhay

Craigslist. Maybe $150. The bianchi name is good...

Craigslist. Maybe $150. The bianchi name is good but you have an entry to low mid level bike.
03-29-19, 04:44 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,418
Posted By Narhay

Could be a bb replacement was the reason for the...

Could be a bb replacement was the reason for the repaint.
03-29-19, 06:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 471
Posted By Narhay

I go with the park tension meter, on average,...

I go with the park tension meter, on average, about 21 front spokes and about 23 rear drive side and whatever trues the non drive side.
03-29-19, 05:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 309
Posted By Narhay

I dont have a proper width 25.0 bar as I have...

I dont have a proper width 25.0 bar as I have become partial to wider bars. No real aversion to any brand but prefer 90 to 100mm.
03-28-19, 07:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,568
Posted By Narhay

I broke 2 tire levers and bent a third on MA40s...

I broke 2 tire levers and bent a third on MA40s mounting Vittoria corsa g+ tires. That was a terrible combination but it seems like those rims are notoriously tough to mount on.
03-28-19, 07:52 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,007
Posted By Narhay

Very nice. Beer coloured frame and all.

Very nice. Beer coloured frame and all.
03-27-19, 07:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 309
Posted By Narhay

Wanted: French stem

22.0 insert.

25.4 or 26.0 clamp preferred. 90 to 100mm.
03-22-19, 10:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,568
Posted By Narhay

Welcome back. I have several sets of the...

Welcome back.

I have several sets of the polished m13ii on record hubs. No complaints. I had cr18 on a 3 speed and they were heavier and wider if that is what you want.
03-22-19, 06:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,397
Posted By Narhay

Ive also found the serial number in the head tube...

Ive also found the serial number in the head tube badge. 383759.

Not that serials are ever as straightforward but 1973, august, 3759th bike? The mid 1972 component and boom reynolds decal support...
03-22-19, 06:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,397
Posted By Narhay

I have to agree that the quality of the DA brakes...

I have to agree that the quality of the DA brakes were surprisingly good. The quick release is slightly less refined than my record brakes.

I am assuming a set of cane creek hoods will fit on...
03-22-19, 02:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,397
Posted By Narhay

I see the rd better now. I have mafac racers on...

I see the rd better now. I have mafac racers on my peugeot and I am interested to see how these first gen dura ace compare.
03-22-19, 11:21 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,397
Posted By Narhay

i like this very much. I am partial to green and...

i like this very much. I am partial to green and chrome. Looks like yours has an earlier LJ1000 rd or maybe an sx610?
03-21-19, 07:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 253
Posted By Narhay

Interesting the main photo is a mirror image. ...

Interesting the main photo is a mirror image.

I like reading these scans. Thanks for posting them.
03-21-19, 07:03 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,007
Posted By Narhay

There's a lot of cold beer talk which is right up...

There's a lot of cold beer talk which is right up my alley.
03-21-19, 05:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,397
Posted By Narhay

https://i.imgur.com/bNRkl2J.jpg Date code July...

https://i.imgur.com/bNRkl2J.jpg
Date code July 72. No other codes or serial numbers I could find on components or the bike itself.

https://i.imgur.com/4vVyzmp.jpg
Unfortunately cracked stem...
03-21-19, 01:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,397
Posted By Narhay

I will do some digging once I am home and see if...

I will do some digging once I am home and see if I can find any numbers.

The reynolds decal is certainly boom era as mentioned. The decals are the same as my 1972 px-10 except there is only one...
03-21-19, 10:18 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,397
Posted By Narhay

Is there a way to date merciers via serial or...

Is there a way to date merciers via serial or other method?
03-21-19, 09:19 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,397
Posted By Narhay

I am making really funny jokes. It has been a...

I am making really funny jokes. It has been a long winter.

My plans are to put it back into as pristine club racer condition as I can. Cut and wax, new record hub tubular wheels, swap out some...
03-21-19, 06:55 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,397
Posted By Narhay

I put a level and straight edge on the frame and...

I put a level and straight edge on the frame and it all seems to check out. Just steeper frame angles and short wheelbase.

My plans for the bike are pretty mundane. Cut the obsolete simplex hanger...
03-20-19, 08:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,397
Posted By Narhay

I picked it up today. 59cm st ctt, 58cm tt ctc....

I picked it up today. 59cm st ctt, 58cm tt ctc. Probably a cm or two small but I think I can make it work.

https://i.imgur.com/yB73ItG.jpg

more photos
https://m.imgur.com/gallery/NqRpBaF
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