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12-23-13, 06:56 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By afilado

Belt = Wright Fujita = Brooks

Belt = Wright
Fujita = Brooks
11-27-13, 04:08 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,086
Posted By afilado

I installed a 1" threaded carbon fork on...

I installed a 1" threaded carbon fork on high-class steel mid '60s Belgian fillet-brazed frame and it became my favorite rider. The Frankenbike image disappeared in the sheer pleasure of the ride.
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11-25-13, 10:07 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,651
Posted By afilado

Confente.......the James Dean of frame builders. ...

Confente.......the James Dean of frame builders.

j
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Posted By afilado

Correct spelling gets lots more sold...

Correct spelling gets lots more sold results.......some - admittedly in better condition - well north of 50 bucks. Still, american psycho has the right idea. And miamijim and Thrifty Bill their knows...
10-25-13, 01:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,322
Posted By afilado

I built up a late '80s Schwinn Circuit with a...

I built up a late '80s Schwinn Circuit with a Sprint group and it was a perfect match as far as I'm concerned. A great performer/rider in every respect. Any of the mid/high end frames out of the...
10-10-13, 06:27 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 60,985
Posted By afilado

All are smashing. I want the blue Frenchy one...

All are smashing. I want the blue Frenchy one with the great fork.

J
10-06-13, 06:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,191
Posted By afilado

Yes, Otis, I believe. Brilliant work. J

Yes, Otis, I believe. Brilliant work.

J
10-05-13, 09:12 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,262
Posted By afilado

Here's a site that has a liking for things Mavic....

Here's a site that has a liking for things Mavic.

http://www.tearsforgears.com/2009/11/bicycle-guide-on-1990s-mavic-group.html

J
10-04-13, 06:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 758
Posted By afilado

Kool stop and Swisstop are first rate. There are...

Kool stop and Swisstop are first rate. There are lots of others not as pricey.

Be sure to get a configuration which will closely approximate those to be replaced if going with just pads swap out....
10-04-13, 02:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 758
Posted By afilado

Somewhere around that time (1989) the Shimano 105...

Somewhere around that time (1989) the Shimano 105 calipers received the benefits of design innovation before even the higher end groups. So I've read. And that looks like what you have shown. In any...
09-20-13, 07:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 569
Posted By afilado

The Sante is same era and similar to the 600...

The Sante is same era and similar to the 600 Tricolor in configuration. Or even a 105. Maybe look there.

J
09-01-13, 05:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,353
Posted By afilado

No question, you need manager. ;-) J

No question, you need manager. ;-)

J
09-01-13, 11:27 AM
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Views: 5,137,335
Posted By afilado

ISO... Italian thread (36x24, 70x112-115mm)...

ISO...

Italian thread (36x24, 70x112-115mm) bottom bracket w/ JIS taper. DuraAce, Suntour Superbe, etc.

Have...

- Campy NR/SR BB (Italian or English or French)
- World Class Sealed BB...
08-30-13, 10:57 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,713
Posted By afilado

My comments were lightly intended. Cheerfully...

My comments were lightly intended. Cheerfully tongue in cheek. Admirations and a tease about the hubs. Didn't expect a trade but...........who knows. It was all for fun. It was a, I say it was a...
08-30-13, 06:38 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,713
Posted By afilado

Cool.. Let's trade. J

Cool.. Let's trade.

J
08-29-13, 10:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,296
Posted By afilado

Cut a threaded cup completely into 4 uniform...

Cut a threaded cup completely into 4 uniform sections. Hand place 3 (or 4 if all will fit) sections into BB shell threads evenly around circumference. Place expander in the sacrificial sections and...
08-25-13, 05:45 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,137,335
Posted By afilado

Jon, I saw a pretty nice, early V GT at the co-op...

Jon, I saw a pretty nice, early V GT at the co-op yesterday. I handled it and it seems quite healthy and well-preserved.

J
08-22-13, 06:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,510
Posted By afilado

Here's a recessed bolt version.... J

Here's a recessed bolt version....

J
08-22-13, 05:28 PM
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Views: 3,510
Posted By afilado

Did you see this silly thread, gaucho? Hey, I...

Did you see this silly thread, gaucho? Hey, I just noticed that you contributed. ;)

And I still have them all. :D
...
08-22-13, 02:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,510
Posted By afilado

Here you go. It performed well for me. I've used...

Here you go. It performed well for me. I've used it on several different builds.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-13, 11:36 PM
Replies: 2,816
Views: 706,852
Posted By afilado

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/896717-Br...

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/896717-Bruised-Bike-12-Neo-Retro-Titanio?highlight=
08-19-13, 05:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,765
Posted By afilado

Yeah, the Sugino AT is tippy top beautiful.

Yeah, the Sugino AT is tippy top beautiful.
08-17-13, 03:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,488
Posted By afilado

Good looking! I rebuilt the same frame with...

Good looking!

I rebuilt the same frame with all Mavic. I like mine a lot. There's a certain freshness about the ride. I described it as a high class steel with a touch of wood. And, I agree with...
08-13-13, 07:41 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 14,178
Posted By afilado

Rootboy, I'm just getting reacquainted with the...

Rootboy, I'm just getting reacquainted with the contents of my boxes in a snail-paced lead-up to a big (fantasy) sell-off. One day, I keep telling myself. LOL.

J
08-13-13, 07:35 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 14,178
Posted By afilado

Chombi, that Mk II - well, both - in the picture...

Chombi, that Mk II - well, both - in the picture is NOS, straight outta the box.

J
08-13-13, 07:32 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 14,178
Posted By afilado

Also.....

....ran across this recent and interesting acquisition.

My home is near the Litespeed factory. Whatever your opinion or thoughts about Litespeed (and the Lynsky brothers, still making bicycles in...
08-13-13, 06:47 PM
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Views: 14,178
Posted By afilado

More RDs

How about a few more rear derailleurs. From my pilfering today......

J
08-12-13, 11:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 824
Posted By afilado

I did a wheel building marathon over the past...

I did a wheel building marathon over the past winter - 6 sets.

I found this to be invaluable in loosening and starting/driving nipples. Speed is perfect.
...
08-04-13, 10:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 546
Posted By afilado

In this case, the owner of the Zeus piece...

In this case, the owner of the Zeus piece pictured told me that he checked it against a Campy derailleur and the fit is slightly off.

J
08-04-13, 08:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 546
Posted By afilado

Thanks for the input, Road Fan. As you already...

Thanks for the input, Road Fan. As you already point out, I wasn't talking about the general, rather the specific. And research has yielded the answer I need. For the sake of future reference this...
08-04-13, 01:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 546
Posted By afilado

Does Zeus = Campy?

Will this Zeus adapter work straight up to convert a Campy NR front derailleur from clamp to braze on?

Thanks,

J
08-04-13, 12:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,091
Posted By afilado

Dunno, Bill. I pressed them to check again and...

Dunno, Bill. I pressed them to check again and again for the cheapest way. I always learn something from your posts.

J
08-04-13, 11:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,091
Posted By afilado

An anecdote..... Shipping a single rim in a...

An anecdote.....

Shipping a single rim in a cut down wheel box. USPS quoted $29 and change. Disappointment. I usually ship a frame and fork (under 108") for <$25.

Since I had to go by Fedex...
08-02-13, 01:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 639
Posted By afilado

Is that the one you got from a BF member a few...

Is that the one you got from a BF member a few years ago and painted? :innocent: If so, that's a super frame.

J
08-02-13, 11:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 639
Posted By afilado

Spend the money. As a tribute to the bike and...

Spend the money. As a tribute to the bike and it's formidable history.

J
07-31-13, 04:05 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 14,178
Posted By afilado

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07-30-13, 01:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 572
Posted By afilado

Portlandia! :lol: J

Portlandia! :lol:

J
07-26-13, 01:42 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,137,335
Posted By afilado

ISO: - mid-'80s Campy Super Record front...

ISO:

- mid-'80s Campy Super Record front and rear derailleur (braze on). Excellent condition.

Trade: Campy Super Record hubs, Chorus hubs. Much and varied Suntour, Shimano, Mavic, Modolo,...
07-24-13, 09:48 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,137,335
Posted By afilado

Need front and rear Nuovo Record derailleurs....

Need front and rear Nuovo Record derailleurs. Preferably a matched set Pat. 8_ . Front braze on, 3 hole. Excellent condition.

I have Chorus hubs, Super Record hubs, other Campy pieces....cranks,...
07-22-13, 10:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,052
Posted By afilado

Lotus colors are forever fresh and luscious....

Lotus colors are forever fresh and luscious. Great frame there.

J
07-21-13, 12:41 PM
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Views: 725,809
Posted By afilado

07-19-13, 09:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 870
Posted By afilado

Happy to help. Try this. And don't worry, just...

Happy to help. Try this. And don't worry, just stick with it and you can pick it up soon enough. :innocent:
...
07-19-13, 11:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 870
Posted By afilado

Nah, the bar set up is near text book, it's just...

Nah, the bar set up is near text book, it's just the angle of the pic that's throwing you off.

J
07-17-13, 07:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,807
Posted By afilado

Noted and appreciated. My comment was a generally...

Noted and appreciated. My comment was a generally meant to convey that the rotation described is probably normal. I noticed the absent B screw after posting but decided that in the context of my...
07-17-13, 07:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 870
Posted By afilado

Bruised Bike #14 - Franco-American C&V Carbon

This 1991 Specialized Allez Epic came to me fitted with Shimano 600 Tricolor. I stripped it and there the frame hung season after season. Over the years I've also accumulated a critical mass of...
07-17-13, 05:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,807
Posted By afilado

A limited but free rotation of the derailleur on...

A limited but free rotation of the derailleur on the hanger bolt is normal. Forward motion will be checked by the properly adjusted B screw contact against the angle cut stop on the frame's...
07-09-13, 06:21 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,183
Posted By afilado

Never seen the Guines before. It looks identical...

Never seen the Guines before. It looks identical in configuration to the Sugino Aero Mighty, a favorite. I wonder what is the difference?

J
07-08-13, 09:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,092
Posted By afilado

One layer works for me. I wear gloves. J

One layer works for me. I wear gloves.

J
07-08-13, 07:38 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,183
Posted By afilado

A coupla ....

....nice ones
07-08-13, 09:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,092
Posted By afilado

I sometimes use a few strategically placed strips...

I sometimes use a few strategically placed strips of thin, narrow double-stick tape. Pick it up at the big box stores or at hobby shops.

J
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