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08-16-18, 05:08 PM
Replies: 31
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Posted By cyclotoine

they do it here in Yukon, but the guns stay on...

they do it here in Yukon, but the guns stay on the ground at the range and you cycle a loop and return to the gun a few times. Just for fun a handful of times a year.
08-04-18, 11:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 625
Posted By cyclotoine

Ironically the pink saddle looks sweet, amazing...

Ironically the pink saddle looks sweet, amazing deal. Looks like it might have cobalto brakes which were contemporary with C-record and often came with it instead of the deltas, they're not worth as...
07-30-18, 09:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 135
Posted By cyclotoine

Before you replace it, consider rebuilding it....

Before you replace it, consider rebuilding it. It'very satisfying. I can't speak to 8 speed but I have rebuilt a lot of 10 speed rear shifters with broken spring carriers, the earliest 10-speed ones...
07-27-18, 05:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 911
Posted By cyclotoine

you might need to cull the herd!

you might need to cull the herd!
07-27-18, 05:20 PM
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Posted By cyclotoine

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/935/42770677855_50f...

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/935/42770677855_50f61f8325_k.jpg
07-27-18, 10:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 164
Posted By cyclotoine

New Bike build. Obscure Frame Builder, Bama

A friend of mine picked up this frame only in Poland years ago. He beat the paint up pretty good. He road it with a straight blade bonded aluminum fork and I scored this nice Tange on here. It was a...
07-25-18, 09:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 693
Posted By cyclotoine

Top tube measurement is from the center of the...

Top tube measurement is from the center of the seat-tube to the center of the head tube. Are you measuring the full width of the head and seat tubes in your measurement?
07-20-18, 10:13 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,961
Posted By cyclotoine

I love the repurposed crank arm bottle openers. I...

I love the repurposed crank arm bottle openers. I made a few of those with old shifters but the aluminum was too soft and they wore out fast. I have a cracked stronglight arm I have been saving to do...
07-20-18, 10:01 AM
Replies: 1,390
Views: 97,663
Posted By cyclotoine

Somewhat common, but not that easy to find a nice...

Somewhat common, but not that easy to find a nice set anymore, unfortunately, with the retro MTB craze in full swing (kind of where 70s road bikes were at 15-20 years ago) they are pretty highly...
07-20-18, 09:51 AM
Replies: 1,390
Views: 97,663
Posted By cyclotoine

So all you REALLY need is the skewer portion for...

So all you REALLY need is the skewer portion for 126mm OLD as it is easy to swap the lever? I might be able to help you out with that, I'll have to check the campy QR lever parts organizer this...
07-19-18, 02:37 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,476
Posted By cyclotoine

Loving the two-tone on this. Great project Zorro!

Loving the two-tone on this. Great project Zorro!
07-12-18, 10:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,236
Posted By cyclotoine

I think there are more millennials on this forum...

I think there are more millennials on this forum than some of the older members might think. Apparently, I am a millennial by most definitions and I'm nearing 15 years of membership on this forum and...
07-03-18, 10:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 417
Posted By cyclotoine

I definitely can't ride 40cm bars, never could. I...

I definitely can't ride 40cm bars, never could. I started riding road bikes around 2003/04 and immediately was uncomfortable on vintage bars. I have 44cm criteriums on one bike and they are...
06-27-18, 10:21 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,980
Posted By cyclotoine

I think it's a fairly typical bolt, but the nut...

I think it's a fairly typical bolt, but the nut is pretty fancy. Do you need the whole assembly or just the nut? I might have one or one similar enough.
06-24-18, 09:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 472
Posted By cyclotoine

I have the Park Fork alignment gauge and the...

I have the Park Fork alignment gauge and the other bending tool (forget what it is called), this would be repairable in my opinion for a mechanic with those basic frame tools.
06-15-18, 09:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 966
Posted By cyclotoine

I have the shimano 600 version of this hub (black...

I have the shimano 600 version of this hub (black oil hole cover clip is easiest way to ID them) with a cassette that is near new. I can't give it away... so yeah, if anyone wants it for shipping...
06-11-18, 04:07 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,782
Posted By cyclotoine

Serotta Colorado under $500? No Brainer. Run,...

Serotta Colorado under $500? No Brainer. Run, don't walk.

You should also probably buy the Battaglin. If I recall the Bianchi ReKord isn't particularly special.
06-11-18, 03:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 561
Posted By cyclotoine

Excellent, thank you.

Excellent, thank you.
06-11-18, 11:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 561
Posted By cyclotoine

I might be interested. Do you have digital...

I might be interested. Do you have digital callipers to check the OD of the cups? I have a Columbus frame I want to use with a Japanese 27.0 fork, but the Tange headset I bought with 27.0 is loose in...
06-11-18, 11:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 280
Posted By cyclotoine

if only they were 10 speed I'd be all over it

if only they were 10 speed I'd be all over it
06-11-18, 11:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 253
Posted By cyclotoine

The one Top posted might work okay, but black...

The one Top posted might work okay, but black centaur is likely to work better. as others have pointed out, it is possible to swap a cage from a clamp on type onto the existing braze-on type one that...
06-03-18, 01:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 221
Posted By cyclotoine

The Nishiki probably dates closer to 1980. I...

The Nishiki probably dates closer to 1980. I would get the moto for the style points. I really like the bars. And is that a 531 sticker?
05-25-18, 01:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 571
Posted By cyclotoine

I have seen Nisi tubulars with textures surfaces...

I have seen Nisi tubulars with textures surfaces also.

Here we go...

https://www.velosaloon.com/products/nisi-tubular-rims-36-holes
05-13-18, 04:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 693
Posted By cyclotoine

I have a hard time believing your tt measurement...

I have a hard time believing your tt measurement as I’ve owned numerous 25” nishikis including an ‘81 comp II and 2 ~83_84 international and have handled dozens more and the tt is always 58 +/-1cm
05-11-18, 10:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,138
Posted By cyclotoine

Good to know on the stem! Dura-ace cranks...

Good to know on the stem!

Dura-ace cranks were always my favourite. I'm running 180 mm 7800 cranks with Sram red 10 speed on my fast roadie, Dura-ace is lighter and aluminum. Mine are pretty...
05-11-18, 10:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 462
Posted By cyclotoine

If only I needed new tires right now, but I think...

If only I needed new tires right now, but I think my VeloFlex masters will last the season, no sense in drying out tires on my shelf.
05-11-18, 10:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 448
Posted By cyclotoine

What is the top tube length on the Peugeot vs....

What is the top tube length on the Peugeot vs. the Alpine? and are you in need of high bars? To me, the swap is a no-brainer even if you have to turn around and part out the Alpine to get your money...
05-10-18, 05:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,341
Posted By cyclotoine

Point taken. Precisely different, but...

Point taken. Precisely different, but functionally the same. Shimano 7 and 8 are generally interchangeable (i.e. 7-speed shifter happily shifts 7 out of 8 cogs and an 8-speed shifter will happily...
05-10-18, 04:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,341
Posted By cyclotoine

that seems odd as the cog spacing for 7 and 8 is...

that seems odd as the cog spacing for 7 and 8 is the same, in general.
05-10-18, 04:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,138
Posted By cyclotoine

This should answer your questions, complete with...

This should answer your questions, complete with highly technical drawings from the manufacturer.
...
05-10-18, 03:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,138
Posted By cyclotoine

Beautiful build. Please do check the stem for...

Beautiful build. Please do check the stem for cracking, usually visible from the edges on the underside binder bolt hole. I have an example on the wall as part of a bike hanger. I retired it as soon...
05-10-18, 01:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 718
Posted By cyclotoine

$200 seems crazy to replace a couple bosses. I...

$200 seems crazy to replace a couple bosses. I would get the price with paint and old bosses removed and bring it in ready for brazing. Shouldn't be more than 30 minutes work in that case.
05-09-18, 12:50 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,749
Posted By cyclotoine

It'not the earliest model then, likely a...

It'not the earliest model then, likely a transitional model, still old, still valuable, still nice.

According to this timeline:
http://www.classicrendezvous.com/Italy/Cinelli/Timeline.htm
That...
05-08-18, 04:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 211
Posted By cyclotoine

Thanks for posting. We'd love to see photos when...

Thanks for posting. We'd love to see photos when you can get them posted. While I am sure there are some here who can help, our focus is decidedly more retro and less antique. I recommend you enquire...
05-08-18, 10:01 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,672
Posted By cyclotoine

Personally, I had the realization that I prefer...

Personally, I had the realization that I prefer some kind of alternative bar for touring that is more upright and that drops are silly. My first tour overseas taught me that drop bars for touring is...
05-02-18, 01:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,814
Posted By cyclotoine

I recently received a frame via USPS to Canada...

I recently received a frame via USPS to Canada which was about $80. I consider that very good price, so it can be done reasonably. It was a 62cm frame so this should be no problem.
05-01-18, 09:46 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,749
Posted By cyclotoine

Wow, 3/16" ball BB and "no record" hubs = list of...

Wow, 3/16" ball BB and "no record" hubs = list of older parts builds up. Glad to see you have the lower headset cup too. Nice kit.
04-30-18, 09:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,520
Posted By cyclotoine

Former bike I owned. 2000 Marin Treviso rebuilt...

Former bike I owned. 2000 Marin Treviso rebuilt with modern (at the time) parts.

http://i83.photobucket.com/albums/j282/abier622/My%20Previous%20Bikes/Marin/IMG_3238.jpg

Later I picked up this...
04-29-18, 11:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,651
Posted By cyclotoine

nice, I had a 2000 Treviso. now I have a 2002...

nice, I had a 2000 Treviso. now I have a 2002 Treviso (frame only original part) with a carbon fork (3T funda pro). 17.5 lbs. the welds are impeccable and it an amazing ride.
04-29-18, 01:26 PM
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Posted By cyclotoine

Incredible work!

Incredible work!
04-29-18, 01:25 PM
Replies: 6,471
Views: 1,500,675
Posted By cyclotoine

Lovely. So you rode the North Canol Road? How far...

Lovely. So you rode the North Canol Road? How far did you go and when did you do it? The road is maintained on Yukon side but it considered more of a trail on the NWT side these days.
04-27-18, 03:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 806
Posted By cyclotoine

You can buy it at your local auto parts store....

You can buy it at your local auto parts store. It's nasty and will take everything off, but if you do a short duration application as described on the can I am sure you can just pull the white paint...
04-27-18, 10:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 513
Posted By cyclotoine

You have to remove the screw and pull it off,...

You have to remove the screw and pull it off, replace the screw. I think I might have them still on my Pat. 81. They don't bother me enough to remove them.
04-27-18, 10:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 806
Posted By cyclotoine

Given you've exposed original paint on the bottom...

Given you've exposed original paint on the bottom bracket, I suggest you use some aircraft stripper to peel the white paint, you may find logos or shadows of old decals underneath.
04-27-18, 10:40 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,749
Posted By cyclotoine

Although I can't provide any help on the frame, I...

Although I can't provide any help on the frame, I will point out that that is a pretty early, but not that early, record headset. You can tell by the rounded profile of the bottom of the crown race....
04-21-18, 10:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,942
Posted By cyclotoine

What makes you say that? The only good shot of...

What makes you say that? The only good shot of the fillets is the seat cluster and they look good to me. The stay fillets on the BB are in a difficult to work place and underneath, so they won't be...
04-15-18, 12:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 388
Posted By cyclotoine

It's definitely a mixed bag. Note the front...

It's definitely a mixed bag. Note the front derailleur is a no lip record model. It even appears it might be a no c-clip/no upper pivot protrusion model which puts it in the very early 1970s time...
04-14-18, 10:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 388
Posted By cyclotoine

Yes, Super Record post and a record front...

Yes, Super Record post and a record front derailleur, plus clamp on shifters and a set of record wheels? $200 seems like a great deal.
04-13-18, 12:06 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,195
Posted By cyclotoine

More of a Merckx than a Moser.

More of a Merckx than a Moser.
04-12-18, 01:43 PM
Replies: 51,139
Views: 6,627,827
Posted By cyclotoine

Yeah, me too. It reminds me of a cycle truck....

Yeah, me too. It reminds me of a cycle truck. What else do you do with those besides hang them on the wall as interesting oddities in cycling history?
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