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08-02-21, 09:48 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By styggno1

Gilco is the designer of the tube. Not a tubing...

Gilco is the designer of the tube. Not a tubing manufacturer. Just sayin'
08-02-21, 04:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 236
Posted By styggno1

What appears to be a non slotted Fisher fork...

What appears to be a non slotted Fisher fork crown (cannot see the rear of it) paired with a "M" cut out on BB shell and "spoon" seat stay cap makes me put it at the earliest - late 1971. + a couple...
07-28-21, 04:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,825
Posted By styggno1

Sorry for not noticing your question earlier! A...

Sorry for not noticing your question earlier! A bit of both! :) I had most of the Mavic parts on the shelf and I also believe this frame needs something more special than C-record (I do understand...
06-16-21, 12:58 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,895
Posted By styggno1

That one is troublesome. I hate straight...

That one is troublesome.

I hate straight forks on bikes. I want them bent. Not crocked - but bent. As in a nice curve.


Something you won t read in the C&V forum =
"That is a nice straight...
06-11-21, 11:50 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 13,899
Posted By styggno1

Here is some information that might help you -...

Here is some information that might help you - regarding spoke tension. Found at Classic Rendezvous. (edit - observe the distinction "new" - of course you can tension your front wheel if it seems to...
06-11-21, 04:44 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 13,899
Posted By styggno1

Love the vintage Rovals! Got some myself - not on...

Love the vintage Rovals! Got some myself - not on my De Rosas though. Mine are of the silver/polished version and clinchers.

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06-11-21, 03:20 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,523
Posted By styggno1

MX Leader with first generation (of the second...

MX Leader with first generation (of the second coming) Campagnolo Super Record 11. These were made in 2009-10. Afterwards they started with some red lettering and stripes on the parts.
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06-06-21, 02:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,825
Posted By styggno1

Ashtabula being a place in the US where Fauber...

Ashtabula being a place in the US where Fauber patent one piece cranks were made for Schwinn - I have heard?

The "Fauber" one piece forged steel cranks were being used in in Sweden from the dawn...
05-31-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 12,365
Posted By styggno1

# 45 This old and beat up divers watch I...

# 45

This old and beat up divers watch I bought from a likewise "weathered" military diver. They had been everywhere together. The diver wanted to part from the watch because it needed a service...
05-29-21, 11:13 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 12,365
Posted By styggno1

# 44 In one of my favourite movies,...

# 44

In one of my favourite movies, Apocalypse now, Marlon Brandos character Colonel Kurtz wears a Rolex GMT Master missing its bezel.
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05-27-21, 01:09 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 12,365
Posted By styggno1

# 43 A 60ies Omega Seamaster 300... Or is...

# 43

A 60ies Omega Seamaster 300... Or is it?! A somewhat controversial watch as it both is an is not. These are often called "Watchco" as there was an Australian Omega service company that...
05-24-21, 08:54 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 12,365
Posted By styggno1

# 42 Citizen Leopard 1974 36000 Hi Beat ...

# 42

Citizen Leopard 1974 36000 Hi Beat

Found this Hi Beat Citizen Leopard NOS at a local auction house. Medium to high quality Japanese watch from the mid seventies. The caliber 7230 is...
05-20-21, 03:40 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 12,365
Posted By styggno1

# 41 Longines - one of the more underrated...

# 41

Longines - one of the more underrated brands in/on the vintage watch market.

Longines Ultra-Chron Chronometer, 1968

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05-17-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 12,365
Posted By styggno1

# 38 White Explorer II ...

# 38

White Explorer II

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05-15-21, 01:32 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 12,365
Posted By styggno1

# 36 Leathal weapon no 36 ...

# 36

Leathal weapon no 36

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05-15-21, 12:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,370
Posted By styggno1

Pre 1939 Brooks B17 Flyweight narrow. Alu and...

Pre 1939 Brooks B17 Flyweight narrow. Alu and chrome.

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05-14-21, 01:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 816
Posted By styggno1

The stamp is 21030106 and I would guess it is 21...

The stamp is 21030106 and I would guess it is 21 03 0106 - and means 2021 March and saddle nr 106 (but it could be the 106: th black or other type). I ordered the saddle in March and got it in April....
05-14-21, 01:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 816
Posted By styggno1

Yes I have. It arrived just a couple of...

Yes I have.

It arrived just a couple of weeks ago. It is a wonderful saddle and more than well worth its price. The deal was also pleasant with direct contact with Katia - one of the founders,...
05-06-21, 01:43 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 12,365
Posted By styggno1

# 33 "French" professional divers watch from...

# 33

"French" professional divers watch from the very early 90ies. Serious tool but sort of naivistic and it makes me happy.

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05-02-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 12,365
Posted By styggno1

# 30 ...

# 30

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05-01-21, 04:37 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,317
Posted By styggno1

Nicole Vandenbroeck...

Nicole Vandenbroeck (https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nicole_Vandenbroeck)
04-29-21, 01:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,825
Posted By styggno1

Mine being from 1956 I can only find examples of...

Mine being from 1956 I can only find examples of 55 and 57 catalogs (of course...). Pictures courtesy of "www.raketsport.com" (http://www.raketsport.se)
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04-29-21, 01:03 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 12,365
Posted By styggno1

# 28 1974 big block. ...

# 28

1974 big block.

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04-27-21, 05:53 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,825
Posted By styggno1

Many museums in Sweden has digitalized their...

Many museums in Sweden has digitalized their photographs and put them online. A treasure!

This picture is from the season start in 1959.
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04-27-21, 05:37 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 12,365
Posted By styggno1

# 26 How about a date at six!? Also from...

# 26

How about a date at six!? Also from 1952.

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04-27-21, 05:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 738
Posted By styggno1

The most beautiful front fork ever to grace...

The most beautiful front fork ever to grace earth. One could start a religion based on it.

1978

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1978
This fork does not meet...
04-27-21, 02:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 738
Posted By styggno1

It is legit. The only concern would be that it is...

It is legit. The only concern would be that it is a repaint - and I would therefore ask the seller if it has been repainted under his ownership or before. If before one can not know if there was...
04-26-21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,825
Posted By styggno1

The "top racing model" Crescent 92320 and Monark...

The "top racing model" Crescent 92320 and Monark 90320 with Reynolds 531 came in 1963 (not calender exact but you know - about). I do not know for sure but I do firmly believe the models that...
04-26-21, 11:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,825
Posted By styggno1

Thank you for showing interest in obscure Swedish...

Thank you for showing interest in obscure Swedish bicycles ;-)

To my knowledge the tubing is the same and from the same source as for Monarks racers at the time - i e UHB Strato 5 or Strahto 5...
04-26-21, 10:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,825
Posted By styggno1

The tubes are an eclectic gathering of sizes. The...

The tubes are an eclectic gathering of sizes. The seat and down tubes could be BSC at 28,85 both - with paint. But the top tube at 27,2 and headtube at 33,1 must be considered oversize compared to...
04-25-21, 01:41 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 12,365
Posted By styggno1

# 24 ...

# 24

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04-25-21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,825
Posted By styggno1

1956 Crescent VM-racer, mod 201 (pre pepita)

This was a nice weekend!

Met up with a man that during 45 years had stored a bicycle in his dry and dark attic. Now it was for sale and he decided I was the right buyer/caretaker of it.

It is a...
04-22-21, 12:14 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 12,365
Posted By styggno1

Actually it is the other way around but yet sort...

Actually it is the other way around but yet sort of... Jenny invented the watch in question but O&W made its production possible. I qoute Ollech and Wajs themselves:

"Jenny Watches was a small,...
04-21-21, 04:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 474
Posted By styggno1

Every third year box of crap check

Like most people I do have a box of crap. About every third year I check the box for parts and every time I find parts I have been searching the net for - or have re-evaluated since the last time....
04-21-21, 03:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,702
Posted By styggno1

The Crescent ads from the 70ies have got quite a...

The Crescent ads from the 70ies have got quite a following. Crescent and Monark bikes at this time was the same apart from the decals - the two brands joined forces in the early 60ies.

I believe...
04-21-21, 03:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,803
Posted By styggno1

Picture google "Bianchi Genius" and you shall...

Picture google "Bianchi Genius" and you shall recieve. Yours seem to have decals and headbadge corresponding with catalog material for the 1998 season. The Bianchi Genius were in catalogs circa 1993...
04-20-21, 04:04 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 12,365
Posted By styggno1

Here is its 1969 vintage relative (they spelled...

Here is its 1969 vintage relative (they spelled it in two words back then):

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04-20-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 12,365
Posted By styggno1

# 21 Jenny was the first wristwatch rated...

# 21

Jenny was the first wristwatch rated 1000m (not to be taken too seriously though).

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04-18-21, 07:53 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 12,365
Posted By styggno1

Actually - yes! They do. I am on three different...

Actually - yes! They do. I am on three different "big" watch forums and they all have a bicycle thread. (And I am not the one starting them...).
The threads are often wide and "show your bike" -...
04-16-21, 03:52 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 12,365
Posted By styggno1

# 18 ...

# 18

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04-15-21, 02:22 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 12,365
Posted By styggno1

A very special Seiko and my point is - "Special"....

A very special Seiko and my point is - "Special". A 1971 Grand Seiko Special. This is sort of the 3Rensho of watches and then some...

# 17
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04-14-21, 06:23 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 12,365
Posted By styggno1

# 16 A Swede went to Havanna, Cuba, in the...

# 16

A Swede went to Havanna, Cuba, in the mid-50ies and came home with this as a memory.

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04-13-21, 02:44 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 12,365
Posted By styggno1

OK - one last pie pan Connie before moving on to...

OK - one last pie pan Connie before moving on to other vintage watches...

# 15

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04-12-21, 05:07 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 12,365
Posted By styggno1

# 14 ...

# 14

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04-11-21, 01:21 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 12,365
Posted By styggno1

#13 Impossible to photograph well (being an...

#13

Impossible to photograph well (being an amature like me with a mobile phone camera)

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04-10-21, 02:19 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 12,365
Posted By styggno1

Into rose gold daggers are we?! Then you might...

Into rose gold daggers are we?! Then you might overdose on this:

#12

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04-09-21, 03:30 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 12,365
Posted By styggno1

#11 ...

#11

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04-08-21, 11:58 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 27,821
Posted By styggno1

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04-08-21, 01:14 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 12,365
Posted By styggno1

I do not assume steel is inferior. I do not know...

I do not assume steel is inferior. I do not know if you have noticed the by-line the moderators has put under my avatar? "Steel is real" is not something I have come up with myself... Even if I do...
04-08-21, 01:33 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 12,365
Posted By styggno1

#9 ...

#9

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