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11-27-22, 11:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 652
Posted By Robvolz

its a 62

its a 62
11-24-22, 11:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 652
Posted By Robvolz

Peugeot with mix of components. $800

I guess dad wasnít thinking about how this would look in 30 years on the C&V site with campy parts mixed with shimano.

I think he was just looking for a slightly taller more modern bike than his...
11-23-22, 01:45 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 16,626
Posted By Robvolz

Merziac asked, ďStory, tales, Bueller,...

Merziac asked,
ďStory, tales, Bueller, Bueller? https://www.bikeforums.net/images/smilies/biggrin.gifĒ

Jim Merz and his lovely wife Heidi Hopkinsí ex-racer, invited us down to their house in...
11-22-22, 05:32 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 16,626
Posted By Robvolz

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

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/ab9b7a4b_61ae_4612_a61d_0de056266140_8cda1a3c0557807bb2f5e9ca60df0627014b18dc.jpeg...
11-10-22, 05:38 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,456
Posted By Robvolz

I just read some of the vitriol.....

"when you hobby causes more stress than your job, time to find a new hobby."

well, I'm taking a 30 day break from all y'all.

Please note I've never once criticized anyone or their bikes. The...
11-09-22, 11:20 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 3,951
Posted By Robvolz

Quote: Cudak888 wrote: "Perhaps refer to...

Quote:
Cudak888 wrote:
"Perhaps refer to exhibit A above before posting - perhaps it'll help to craft the thread in a more productive manner, eh?"

wow Kurt, I already gave a public apology.
...
11-09-22, 11:17 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 3,951
Posted By Robvolz

I nave never before seen, let alone imagined...

I nave never before seen, let alone imagined TRI-extender bars on mustache/pope bars.
I really like it.
11-09-22, 09:08 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 3,951
Posted By Robvolz

Thanks, I own that toaster. I think toasters...

Thanks,

I own that toaster. I think toasters are fascinating.
11-09-22, 09:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 802
Posted By Robvolz

There are three in the world I think. One in...

There are three in the world I think. One in Paris.

I was watching the first "Bourne" movie, and there is a scene where Jason Bourne uses a payphone and in the background you can see a Joan...
11-09-22, 06:56 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 3,951
Posted By Robvolz

In college I used a temp work agency. They would...

In college I used a temp work agency. They would send me on the oddest jobs, often for a week only.

It opened up my eyes to how things are made and what it cost. I tried my hand at a machine shop...
11-09-22, 02:25 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,803
Posted By Robvolz

some dingus wrote this in a Craigslist ad* : ...

some dingus wrote this in a Craigslist ad* :


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*...
11-09-22, 02:24 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,454
Posted By Robvolz

Cinelli on the Molteni colnago on the...

Cinelli on the Molteni

colnago on the ďguessĒ

3ttt for upcoming project

...
11-08-22, 06:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 802
Posted By Robvolz

1972 Colnago Super size 58 - SOLD

Thank you for all the well wishes. Between wine, vintage stereo gear and bikes, I made plenty for all her med bills, and a new collar.

Again, thank you.

This is a good group.

Sold for...
11-08-22, 11:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 544
Posted By Robvolz

I find Cinelli stems prefer Moretti cans or San...

I find Cinelli stems prefer Moretti cans or San Peligrino if yours doesn't drink.
11-07-22, 05:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 743
Posted By Robvolz

So embarrassing, now that the front wheel is on,...

So embarrassing, now that the front wheel is on, my bars aren't parallel, hell, the ends point upward.

Brakes cleaned up nicely. Thanks to whoever taught me the vinegar trick. Old school campy...
11-07-22, 03:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 743
Posted By Robvolz

Coming along ...

Coming along

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11-07-22, 10:33 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,803
Posted By Robvolz

HOBO bars? Where the beer selection is all...

HOBO bars? Where the beer selection is all monosyllabic?

hamms
pabst
bud
coors
strohs
11-06-22, 09:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 743
Posted By Robvolz

1972 size 58 Colnago reveal tomorrow

Greta has breast cancer. She gets her operation on Wednesday.

Iíll have finished this build by tomorrow noon and will download all the pics.

all campy of course, except the stem/bars which...
11-05-22, 04:14 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,822
Posted By Robvolz

I might have one in the junk drawer at home. I...

I might have one in the junk drawer at home. I think I ignored it because the spring was rusty. I don't care if my FD is a 70 or a 78, happy to trade. Heck, keep your spring, swap em.

I'll know...
Forum: Commuting
11-05-22, 12:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 244
Posted By Robvolz

Yo Portland Peeps, cheap fender night!!

Hey there, I volunteer at the Bike Farm, a co-op on NE 1st street by Broadway Toyota.

We are have a $10 fender sale. Plus we have all the park tools and swear words to help you get your fender...
11-04-22, 08:25 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,803
Posted By Robvolz

Ha!! blinders removed. My bars point...

Ha!!
blinders removed.

My bars point towards the rear brake stay. I just don't like the ones pointing to the bottom bracket.

Rock on all y'all.

*in search of a colnago pantographed kick...
11-04-22, 08:17 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 130,306
Posted By Robvolz

OK, congrats. I looked at that everyday wondering...

OK, congrats. I looked at that everyday wondering if I needed a new project.

Here's what you got.

There was much discussion on a different site featuring some serious collectors and people...
11-04-22, 02:09 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,803
Posted By Robvolz

I had a buddy here in Portland that ran a...

I had a buddy here in Portland that ran a powedercoating shop. We would get lunch every now and again and I'd see these wonderful old Italian bikes with their cable guides, the shifter bosses, etc...
11-03-22, 03:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,071
Posted By Robvolz

Campy NR with longer cage can handle it. My...

Campy NR with longer cage can handle it.

My Holdsworth was a mix of campy FD and RD, Sugino cranks, Universal brakes. Brooks saddle.
11-03-22, 01:45 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,803
Posted By Robvolz

C & V pet peeves!!

For some, it's the reversal of brake pads.

For me, and what drives me nuts, is the handlebars tipped too far up. The bottom of the bar should be parallel with the ground, but I will allow a small...
11-02-22, 06:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 268
Posted By Robvolz

Damn I love the wealth of knowledge on this site....

Damn I love the wealth of knowledge on this site.

The frame (57cm) was manufactured in Italy by Biemmezeta and sold by Performance, Palo Alto Bikes, and Ritchey. This is one from Performance, the...
11-01-22, 01:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 431
Posted By Robvolz

drill a small hole 2" from the ends, send in a...

drill a small hole 2" from the ends, send in a lil lube overnight. I don't think an 1/8" hole will affect much, especially under tape.
11-01-22, 01:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,223
Posted By Robvolz

Thanks, a 72 to be exact. Too tall for me....

Thanks, a 72 to be exact. Too tall for me. Dismantled it, cleaned and regressed everything and now I'm building it back up to eventually sell.
This year we had really bad rain,(all of the rain) and...
10-31-22, 06:02 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,223
Posted By Robvolz

Advantages (& dis-) to wider vs narrow handlebars

Itís halloween.

Itís about two hours before those little terrorists, er- cuties descend upon my house for a free nutritious treat (snickers).

I live on the street with all the kids, and the...
10-31-22, 12:28 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,766
Posted By Robvolz

OK, my other hobby is McIntosh stereos. I...

OK, my other hobby is McIntosh stereos.

I love the big/warm sound of the bits from the 70's and am forced to accept a digital readout from the CD player from the early 80s.

I don't like the...
10-27-22, 09:04 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,257
Posted By Robvolz

Oh hells yeah. Stunning. Practical for those who...

Oh hells yeah. Stunning. Practical for those who can't bend over like we were in our twenties. Stunning color. Beautiful bike.
10-27-22, 12:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 907
Posted By Robvolz

In Old Italy, the urban police would often ride...

In Old Italy, the urban police would often ride 60's Lambretta scooters with POLIZE on the sides.

My scooter buddy in NYC who happens to also be a NYC policeman bought and restored it to...
10-27-22, 12:31 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,514
Posted By Robvolz

Who uses those lil' wire TIRE SAVERS?

I had them on my old Holdsworth. But they were on both wheels, so scientific method doesn't really apply here.

Then I recently saw some on one of the old Faema team bikes at a museum recently and...
10-27-22, 08:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 412
Posted By Robvolz

To be fair, remove the stickers and no one would...

To be fair, remove the stickers and no one would know the age.

heck, both NISI and Fiamme stickers are readily available, and you would still have the lowest spinning weight rim known to man
10-25-22, 01:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 495
Posted By Robvolz

I really appreciate you googling all that for me....

I really appreciate you googling all that for me.

My bike is all vintage Italian. I wasn't looking for a new project or way to spend my money when I have a drawer full of campy hubs.

I'm also...
10-25-22, 01:49 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 10,269
Posted By Robvolz

two things: I was really hoping...

two things:

I was really hoping someone/anyone would have a pair of Handsome antique gold fenders on their bike so I could get an idea how they look.

and

there must be a law, if you have...
10-25-22, 11:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 407
Posted By Robvolz

If I didnít just buy someÖ

Those were a great deal.

Very clean and no cracks
10-25-22, 08:37 AM
Replies: 5,403
Views: 569,780
Posted By Robvolz

Someone was looking for a 3ttt seatpost. ...

Someone was looking for a 3ttt seatpost.

this came off a Colnago post 1977 after Ernie had a spat with Cino and only used 3ttt after that.

nicely un-anodized. Could use a polish. The flutes...
10-25-22, 08:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 495
Posted By Robvolz

Campy rimsÖ..too many holes?!?!?

Stopped by a fav bike shop this week and if I enter a shop, Iím going to at least buy something; sew ups, Phil wood grease, a park tool.

While buying some Vittoria sew ups, I was asked if I could...
10-21-22, 04:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,333
Posted By Robvolz

I will follow protocols as earlier stated....

I will follow protocols

as earlier stated. These are either $75 each or the price photographed in the pics.

no, scratch that. These frames have been here so longÖ

$75 each.

I took the...
10-21-22, 01:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,333
Posted By Robvolz

Did you just call me "Scammy??" I don't make...

Did you just call me "Scammy??"

I don't make a dime off of these. Usually I'm in the biz of giving stuff away.

I donate my time at this co-op, teaching others who to work on their bikes while...
10-20-22, 04:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 420
Posted By Robvolz

Ok ive been looking at campy triples. Even...

Ok
ive been looking at campy triples. Even found a 1975.

worried my campy FD doesnít have enough movement to accept it
10-20-22, 02:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 420
Posted By Robvolz

The threads been hijacked, but thatís OK, iím the...

The threads been hijacked, but thatís OK, iím the thread starter.

My favorite part, that the pristine white cotton tape has signs of happy use.
10-20-22, 02:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 420
Posted By Robvolz

I just want to see the rest of that Derosa.

I just want to see the rest of that Derosa.
10-20-22, 01:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 580
Posted By Robvolz

address acquired. It's en route. Someday we...

address acquired. It's en route.

Someday we will have to share a pilsner, or a brake cleaner huff.
10-20-22, 11:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 580
Posted By Robvolz

I think we have a winner with Street Surfer's...

I think we have a winner with Street Surfer's really clean orange bike.

Thanks for playing.

Maybe some Colnago panto parts next.
10-19-22, 05:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 463
Posted By Robvolz

I & the shop are in Portland Oregon. I was using...

I & the shop are in Portland Oregon. I was using the word upstate Like: mommy, where is fluffy?

Fluffy went upstate to a farm.
10-18-22, 11:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 580
Posted By Robvolz

Show me your thirsty vintage Schwinn for a free treat

Those damn kids.

thowing perfectly good components in the metal recycle bin because they are puppies and see no value unless itís carbon fiber, has a THC sticker on it, or some new rap band like...
10-18-22, 06:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 463
Posted By Robvolz

Libertas? Statue of Liberty on head tube? Swiss thread?!?!?

OK. This was recently donated. I excepted this frame from Belgium. But what is a Swiss thread? Is it neutral?...
10-16-22, 07:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 636
Posted By Robvolz

I donít own any Chris King products. I donít work...

I donít own any Chris King products. I donít work for Chris King.

He is a social friend.

I have no idea of his production, what he used to make what he makes now. and when he will make what are...
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