Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
Search: Posts Made By: Otis
Showing results 1 to 9 of 9
Search took 0.01 seconds.
06-11-15, 09:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,156
Posted By Otis

Looks like a great example. Check the pedal axles...

Looks like a great example. Check the pedal axles and hub axles. They could be Ti Super Record. Original freewheel was alloy, but looks like that has been changed along the way? Never saw one with...
06-15-11, 10:12 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 12,800
Posted By Otis

He has found a niche with the "French rando...

He has found a niche with the "French rando style" buyers, but can still build a gorgeous classic racing bike:

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2075/5741204419_ab12e2ae97_b.jpg

There's a few...
03-06-11, 03:20 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 14,531
Posted By Otis

My first good road bike was a Harding. I remember...

My first good road bike was a Harding. I remember it had "Harding Cork Ireland" on the headbadge, but I do not remember any of the frame details. Just your run of the mill good quality 531 DB race...
02-26-11, 05:02 PM
Replies: 1,397
Views: 437,558
Posted By Otis

Early 60's Specialissima, my favorite Bianchi: ...

Early 60's Specialissima, my favorite Bianchi:

http://www.otis.g2solutions.biz/ebayimages/BianchiSpectwo-%20003.JPG
02-25-10, 09:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,005
Posted By Otis

The spec for the first year (or two). Calipers...

The spec for the first year (or two). Calipers drilled, Levers drilled, crank arms drilled and flutes in the spiders were milled through, rings drilled inner and outer and on webbing. Seat-post cut...
02-25-10, 06:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,005
Posted By Otis

I had a very original '72 Superlight that was...

I had a very original '72 Superlight that was 58cm c-t. With the yellow label Fiamme's and a corn-cob FW it weighed an honest 20lbs.

It's pretty tough to go sub 20lb. without going to an alloy FW...
10-20-09, 07:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,490
Posted By Otis

Carefully cut them off, file the area smooth and...

Carefully cut them off, file the area smooth and put a "worlds stripe" or similar decal around the bare spot. With another matching decal on the lower part of the tube to balance.
12-07-07, 10:45 AM
Replies: 2,924
Views: 793,235
Posted By Otis

You deserve a medal just for taking the bars off...

You deserve a medal just for taking the bars off of those bikes! Nice job (s)
01-27-07, 08:53 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,992
Posted By Otis

Here's the truth (with paragraphs)

The following essey is titled "The Golden Age", and is written by Maynard Hershon.

You hear guys claim they remember “better
days” in road cycling. There were no better
days. Today is the best...
Showing results 1 to 9 of 9


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright © 2022 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.