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02-09-21, 05:45 PM
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Posted By retyred

I purchased an Allegro last year which looks to...

I purchased an Allegro last year which looks to be same color as yours except for your white forks and seat tube banding.

Serial number is 238065. Components are different from your Allegro but...
Replies: 18
Views: 1,285
Posted By retyred

I have bought and sold several Paramounts over...

I have bought and sold several Paramounts over the last decade. Most I ever paid for a 1972 Paramount was $1200. Schwinn Paramount production that year was about 3500, I believe. Bought a 1972...
01-12-21, 10:48 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,195
Posted By retyred

Great presentation and analysis of a 63 year old...

Great presentation and analysis of a 63 year old piece of paper. No doubt the lubricant from the bottom bracket helped preserve it.
How it ended up in the seat tube and not the trash? Not important...
01-12-21, 08:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,585
Posted By retyred

I owned the Allegro S/N 154152 back in Nov.2009....

I owned the Allegro S/N 154152 back in Nov.2009. At that time I dated it as a 1958. I later sold it to Craig Griffith. The rider pictured on the seat tube of that Allegro was a Swiss cycling...
12-19-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,195
Posted By retyred

Am really enjoying this thread. Reminds me of the...

Am really enjoying this thread. Reminds me of the old serials I would watch as a kid: Stay tuned for the next episode as Brent reveals another unknown detail about his Carlton!
12-16-20, 06:55 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,195
Posted By retyred

Brent, re the age of your Carlton: have you...

Brent, re the age of your Carlton: have you noticed the date code on the seat pin?
12-16-20, 04:40 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,195
Posted By retyred

Brent, a bit of background on your Carlton. I...

Brent, a bit of background on your Carlton. I first saw it at San Clemente Cyclery this past June/July. Sue, the owner who ran the shop with her son had decided to close their shop. I was there to...
12-16-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,195
Posted By retyred

Brent, am so glad that the Carlton is in your...

Brent, am so glad that the Carlton is in your hands. As I was packing it I was thinking about reneging on our deal. It is a vintage bike unlike anything I have encountered.
Parts whose names I will...
12-15-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,726
Posted By retyred

Allegro was sold a few years back. I did find one...

Allegro was sold a few years back. I did find one photo, a bit fuzzy, that may answer your question....
12-15-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 10,937
Posted By retyred

Absolutely correct. I have never seen a hill I...

Absolutely correct. I have never seen a hill I couldn't walk up.

Today you can call Uber. :thumb:
12-11-20, 01:01 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,726
Posted By retyred

Brent, your results look great. From my...

Brent, your results look great. From my experience with several Allegros their chrome does not fare very well over the years. Most of my Allegros which have been California finds with coastal...
12-09-20, 01:48 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,726
Posted By retyred

Here are a few pics of an Allegro I once owned....

Here are a few pics of an Allegro I once owned. Note the serial number. It was in production same time as yours. Was equipped with Record FD that Juvela Mentioned....
Replies: 28
Views: 2,929
Posted By retyred

I was the buyer of the Legnano. Thanks again for...

I was the buyer of the Legnano. Thanks again for your assistance, 3alarmer. Paid $2700 for it. 1959 Legnano, all original. I still have it.
Met the kid at a BurgerKing off the 5 freeway in...
12-01-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,063
Posted By retyred

I recently acquired a 1954 Carlton road bike....

I recently acquired a 1954 Carlton road bike. Frame is full Reynolds, size is 61cm ctt. All original with exception of Simplex derailleurs. Really needs a restoration.

PM me if interested, can...
11-13-20, 10:03 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 14,619
Posted By retyred

Well, mainly because they're old like me and...

Well, mainly because they're old like me and neither one of us expects very much from each other. :50:
11-01-20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 619
Posted By retyred

How about Fiorelli?

How about Fiorelli?
10-26-20, 11:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,366
Posted By retyred

Pump is not original. My RG appears to have...

Pump is not original. My RG appears to have several newer components which seem to indicate an upgrade in the early seventies. Example: Wheelset is not original as Locknuts on Campy hubs are marked...
10-22-20, 08:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,993
Posted By retyred

Oops, I misread the Thread title. I saw it as...

Oops, I misread the Thread title. I saw it as Glock, not lock. I do carry one of them.... :innocent:
10-22-20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,366
Posted By retyred

Here are a few pictures. More to come. ...

Here are a few pictures. More to come.
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1496x1122/1962_r_geminiani_4__a4948c35cae071da92dc40d2036638aa461e3ecf.jpg...
10-21-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,366
Posted By retyred

Will post more pics tomorrow. Happy to assist...

Will post more pics tomorrow. Happy to assist where possible.
10-19-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,366
Posted By retyred

Picture of my circa 1962 Geminiani. ...

Picture of my circa 1962 Geminiani.
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10-01-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,544
Posted By retyred

Nobody has mentioned the 'Best Offer' portion of...

Nobody has mentioned the 'Best Offer' portion of the listing. Am I missing something here?
09-26-20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 64,391
Views: 9,995,717
Posted By retyred

I only had the chrome Trek for a few months.CL...

I only had the chrome Trek for a few months.CL seller knew nothing about history of Trek. Thanks for your input....
09-26-20, 04:34 PM
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Posted By retyred

Are you sure? ...

Are you sure?
https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/1979_trek_710_chrome_56_57cm_020_6850df3b2abd3355efd1f47cef02cd8f6fc1e7e8.jpg...
Replies: 8
Views: 1,034
Posted By retyred

Fine looking Trek. Agree with $600 asking price,...

Fine looking Trek. Agree with $600 asking price, especially if in ready to ride condition. May take a while to sell but there will be a buyer out there. We have some goofy guy down here in SoCal...
Replies: 9
Views: 2,213
Posted By retyred

Yes, sales data is available but don't know how...

Yes, sales data is available but don't know how to access. There is a fellow on Classic Rendevous that posts past sales on vintage parts. Maybe a CR member on this forum can assist.
Replies: 8
Views: 1,240
Posted By retyred

I watched a 63 cm RB-1 in excellent condition...

I watched a 63 cm RB-1 in excellent condition languish on San Diego CL for months. Finally sold a few days ago at $350.
06-24-20, 05:49 PM
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Posted By retyred

A note of caution: I once owned the same model....

A note of caution: I once owned the same model. It was the only 25 inch frame bike I ever owned that had pedal overlap with front wheel. Sold that Crescent quickly.
06-11-20, 09:55 AM
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Posted By retyred

I would not bother. Craigslist is not open...

I would not bother. Craigslist is not open bidding. Put a price on it with OBO attached.

That being said I would want to see proof of ownership. Unlock it: anyone can take a pic of a locked bike....
06-09-20, 10:27 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 13,844
Posted By retyred

I once owned an Allegro with serial number...

I once owned an Allegro with serial number 154152. Had a picture of a Swiss cycling champion on seat tube. I dated it to 1958. Sold it to Craig Griffith.
06-01-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,789
Posted By retyred

Thank you for the kind words chico. Your Frejus...

Thank you for the kind words chico. Your Frejus has enhanced my collection considerably. Am proud to be its new caretaker. Thanks for the series of pictures showing the metamorphosis of your Frejus...
05-26-20, 07:44 AM
Replies: 64,391
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Posted By retyred

Fork looks suspect. Bike is also posted on San...

Fork looks suspect. Bike is also posted on San Diego CL.

Seller does not say OBO but the price will increase as interest increases.
05-21-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 557
Posted By retyred

I noticed the replacement fork at time of...

I noticed the replacement fork at time of purchase but for $100 I knew I was still getting a deal. Had my eyes on the wheels for another bike. Also figured that the previous owner had invested time...
05-20-20, 08:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 557
Posted By retyred

Is this a Gitane Super Corsa?

Bought this refurbished road bike in March. My research indicates it is a Gitane Super Corsa. Fork is a replacement as it has Shimano tips. Seat post is 26.4.

Am I correct?...
05-20-20, 08:46 PM
Replies: 64,391
Views: 9,995,717
Posted By retyred

Picked it up early this morning. Trek 500, 24...

Picked it up early this morning. Trek 500, 24 inch frame, made in 1985.
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Posted By retyred

Wonderful to hear from you.Take care of your...

Wonderful to hear from you.Take care of your father first as family takes precedence over everything.
Replies: 16
Views: 2,908
Posted By retyred

It appears that the OP has disappeared, perhaps...

It appears that the OP has disappeared, perhaps into the Julian Alps. Therefore to revive this thread I shall post a photo of my 1954 Legnano Tipo Roma purchased from the original owner(shown in...
12-30-19, 01:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,597
Posted By retyred

I especially liked the Continental and Varsity in...

I especially liked the Continental and Varsity in the yellow and orange motif. Think of the designation 'High Visibility Boat Anchor".
Replies: 16
Views: 2,908
Posted By retyred

Welcome to BikeForums. Sounds like you have a...

Welcome to BikeForums. Sounds like you have a nice vintage Legnano. You need to have ten posts before you can send a personal message. PM me when you get there. Be sure to post pics of your Legnano...
11-17-19, 11:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,328
Posted By retyred

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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1960 Follis from Escondido A true barn find, it was completely buried in bat...
11-12-19, 04:42 PM
Replies: 64,391
Views: 9,995,717
Posted By retyred

I see frame repairs.

I see frame repairs.
10-08-19, 06:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,158
Posted By retyred

Currently one posted on Craigslist in Orange...

Currently one posted on Craigslist in Orange County, Ca.
Replies: 21
Views: 1,685
Posted By retyred

Before this thread sinks into oblivion did the...

Before this thread sinks into oblivion did the seller misrepresent this bike? I have not seen his original posting.
03-02-19, 12:42 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 26,755
Posted By retyred

I owned a Nishiki Ultimate for a while. Great...

I owned a Nishiki Ultimate for a while. Great looking bike, full Campy. Too small to ride. Sold it for $350, I believe. Wish I still had it. :(
Replies: 21
Views: 1,685
Posted By retyred

WOW! I'm not a Bianchi expert but that is...

WOW! I'm not a Bianchi expert but that is beautiful. Just like the bike the setting is immaculate.
02-26-19, 10:40 AM
Replies: 64,391
Views: 9,995,717
Posted By retyred

I sent email to seller last night. He already has...

I sent email to seller last night. He already has a few interested buyers. Hope a BF member gets it.
02-25-19, 11:42 PM
Replies: 64,391
Views: 9,995,717
Posted By retyred

Could be camera angle but the down tube behind...

Could be camera angle but the down tube behind the head tube looks distorted. Add to that the poor over all condition and a front wheel not installed... :foo:
02-25-19, 08:58 PM
Replies: 64,391
Views: 9,995,717
Posted By retyred

Frame appears to have damage but parts are worth...

Frame appears to have damage but parts are worth $200
02-23-19, 10:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,359
Posted By retyred

The 1973 PX-10 did use the fancy Nervex lugs.I...

The 1973 PX-10 did use the fancy Nervex lugs.I have owned both 1972 and 1973 PX-10s.
02-23-19, 08:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,359
Posted By retyred

I am going with 1960's PX-10. Does the non drive...

I am going with 1960's PX-10. Does the non drive side rear dropout have the tab on bottom of dropout?
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