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03-08-21, 12:14 PM
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Posted By niliraga

well sort of, in the expat sense. :)

well sort of, in the expat sense. :)
03-08-21, 11:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 97
Posted By niliraga

while hunting posts for another WTB posting here,...

while hunting posts for another WTB posting here, I just found that I have a Campy Record (fluted 80s style 1-bolt, not the classic 2-bolt - does that make it a Super Record?) in 27.0. Scratches...
03-08-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 328
Posted By niliraga

27.2 with no serious gouges, should polish up...

27.2 with no serious gouges, should polish up decently.

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/pxl_20210308_160004523_d21f49d632cb7f917aefe8637048dabfc3cb907f.jpg
03-08-21, 07:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 401
Posted By niliraga

interesting shape -- is this rack designed to...

interesting shape -- is this rack designed to wrap around, and attach *behind*, the fork crown?
03-07-21, 09:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 328
Posted By niliraga

Can check tomorrow if I have a spare 27.2 to...

Can check tomorrow if I have a spare 27.2 to include...
03-07-21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 328
Posted By niliraga

I do have them - 39cm c-c and dirty - but they...

I do have them - 39cm c-c and dirty - but they appear unblemished, with clamp/engraving area looking like it would clean up nicely. can take more pics if these seem like a candidate.

...
03-07-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 994
Posted By niliraga

gosh, that Raleigh Pro is my size and still...

gosh, that Raleigh Pro is my size and still calling to me...
03-07-21, 07:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 328
Posted By niliraga

believe I have a set of the "map of england" bars...

believe I have a set of the "map of england" bars - will check. (shipping from east to west coast these days might be silly money though...)
03-07-21, 06:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 260
Posted By niliraga

holy cow, that's a classy skip (dumpster) you've...

holy cow, that's a classy skip (dumpster) you've got parked in your streets!!

black country + bikes always makes me think of that yellow pages ad (from the mid 80s?). "I were right abou' that...
03-06-21, 12:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 268
Posted By niliraga

the Decaleur - sending PM... Edit: drat,...

the Decaleur - sending PM...

Edit: drat, this kit won't work for me.
03-04-21, 10:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 562
Posted By niliraga

Not gas pipe, but I don't think one of Italvega's...

Not gas pipe, but I don't think one of Italvega's higher end frames - the triangular Columbus foil decal denoted a "lesser" tubing, I read somewhere.
03-03-21, 09:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 410
Posted By niliraga

I have a classic 80s Sugino AT triple, currently...

I have a classic 80s Sugino AT triple, currently set up as a double. 175mm arms. If this is in the right ball park, will follow up with pics.

edit: i have an inner granny (28 i think) to add to...
03-03-21, 08:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 349
Posted By niliraga

If you tweak the start of the URL from https to...

If you tweak the start of the URL from https to http, it often helps get through to sites with security or certificate issues - your session is no longer encrypted, but this should be tolerable risk...
03-03-21, 08:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 881
Posted By niliraga

Just checked and those bars are 42, alas.

Just checked and those bars are 42, alas.
03-02-21, 04:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 881
Posted By niliraga

if that's a set of 170mm ATs, and you prefer 175,...

if that's a set of 170mm ATs, and you prefer 175, I have a trade to propose... :) Edit: oops, i just saw 180mm...
03-02-21, 04:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 308
Posted By niliraga

You might try an extra wide hanger/yoke in place...

You might try an extra wide hanger/yoke in place of the stock item. with a wider yoke, the cable action from the "point of view" of the calipers behaves as if the yoke were acting from higher up. ...
03-02-21, 07:34 AM
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Posted By niliraga

have a very clean '85 Dura Ace in 26.8, if you...

have a very clean '85 Dura Ace in 26.8, if you want to go *that* high endish. fluted micro-adjusting, not the aero type.
03-01-21, 10:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 881
Posted By niliraga

pretty sure I have a set of specialized-branded...

pretty sure I have a set of specialized-branded drop bars to go with that stem, if you get the hankering.
02-27-21, 10:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 188
Posted By niliraga

also have a clean set to trade if yours falls...

also have a clean set to trade if yours falls through
02-27-21, 12:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 741
Posted By niliraga

gosh that's pretty.

gosh that's pretty.
02-26-21, 08:24 AM
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Posted By niliraga

late 80s Davidson f+f in new jersey... ...

late 80s Davidson f+f in new jersey...

https://newjersey.craigslist.org/bik/d/budd-lake-1988-davidson-discovery-steel/7271684297.html
02-25-21, 06:17 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,096
Posted By niliraga

Recently picked up a silver/blue example just...

Recently picked up a silver/blue example just like since6 's one here, only in more battered shape. Seems to have grown old with its owner, before being put out to (damp) pasture... it gained an 80s...
02-24-21, 07:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 523
Posted By niliraga

looks like you could ride the whole thing into a...

looks like you could ride the whole thing into a lake of Oxalic acid and leave it there for a day or four! The best thing about rust stains and a ratty old clearcoat mess is how good it all is at...
02-24-21, 05:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 386
Posted By niliraga

have a pair of decent grand prix 3000, but orange...

have a pair of decent grand prix 3000, but orange (molteni-esque orange) over blackwalls alas.

edit: also, 700s and i just noticed you appear to be hunting 26"
02-20-21, 09:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 640
Posted By niliraga

thanks -- so that's a slimmer diameter than the...

thanks -- so that's a slimmer diameter than the "usual" similar-looking pins? realise I may have been ambiguous - the ears are a normalish distance apart, it's just that the hole in them is too...
02-20-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 640
Posted By niliraga

Reviving an ancient thread for a related issue: ...

Reviving an ancient thread for a related issue:

refurbing a 72 Bottecchia Professional and discovering that the seat lug ears are too narrow to accept a regular campy/sugino pin -- there was a...
02-19-21, 05:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 955
Posted By niliraga

almost tempting to counter seller's request by...

almost tempting to counter seller's request by saying you'll happily pay via alternate means, but only *after* you've successfully received the goods at your end.

Seller will then incredulously...
02-19-21, 09:29 AM
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Posted By niliraga

early Moulton F-frame in NYC... ...

early Moulton F-frame in NYC...

https://newyork.craigslist.org/mnh/bik/d/new-york-1964-moulton-fixed-gear/7279616611.html

https://images.craigslist.org/00f0f_gsryuaLnAB0z_0CI0t2_1200x900.jpg
02-18-21, 03:48 PM
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Posted By niliraga

the williamsburgers' dilemma - too nice to leave...

the williamsburgers' dilemma - too nice to leave locked outside, too heavy to wrestle up to the loft.
02-17-21, 10:23 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,445
Posted By niliraga

Implies there's at least 2 folks working there...

Implies there's at least 2 folks working there who aren't qualified to charge you $200 for a wheel build. Methinks 'tis time for a new LBS...
02-17-21, 06:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 481
Posted By niliraga

Also, older cantis that take pads with unthreaded...

Also, older cantis that take pads with unthreaded posts will give you more wiggle room for this kind of adjustment. I've found DiaCompe 981 work well since they
(a) take old school unthreaded-post...
02-16-21, 06:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 273
Posted By niliraga

"OP" is shorthand for "original poster", how...

"OP" is shorthand for "original poster", how everyone refers to the person who started a forum thread. In this case OP is you!

Beautiful work here - those brakes looks like they came out of the...
02-13-21, 02:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 529
Posted By niliraga

i've got a spare SLJ fd from a long ago abandoned...

i've got a spare SLJ fd from a long ago abandoned project, and would happily swap it for something equally tasty (and just as silly-priced on the 'bay), if that's of interest?

...
02-13-21, 12:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,676
Posted By niliraga

700 tubulars must have looked a little ... ...

700 tubulars must have looked a little ... lonely? in all that space
02-11-21, 09:16 PM
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Posted By niliraga

i believe there's a late 70s Schwinn Superior...

i believe there's a late 70s Schwinn Superior hiding out in this NYC listing...

https://newyork.craigslist.org/mnh/bik/d/new-york-schwinn-10-speed-bicycle/7275798379.html
02-10-21, 08:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,196
Posted By niliraga

+1 on the Guerciotti for pedigree and maximum...

+1 on the Guerciotti for pedigree and maximum contrast with the carbon crowd!! Might be worth offering 450 and if so, I'll wager you could keep your budget sourcing a build - period or newer - from...
02-10-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,676
Posted By niliraga

Yes - and i *think* tubular 700 was OEM for these...

Yes - and i *think* tubular 700 was OEM for these when built, but I will defer to folks who actually know...
02-10-21, 06:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,676
Posted By niliraga

from my experience with one of these...

from my experience with one of these capella-lugged beasts, that front fork is a bit like a Tardis - you can mount a tire that simply should never fit, then drop the fork onto the axle and still see...
Forum: Northeast
02-06-21, 07:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 495
Posted By niliraga

and hopefully one with a dam' fine view from...

and hopefully one with a dam' fine view from midspan!
02-06-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,196
Posted By niliraga

Classtime nailed it! yep, get this one and you'd...

Classtime nailed it! yep, get this one and you'd be pretty much set for the logical step onwards from a hi-tensile steel Raleigh. we could collectively help you sort out what needs to be done - It's...
02-06-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 650
Posted By niliraga

is that the monster Expedition frame in that...

is that the monster Expedition frame in that recent grab-bag haul of goodies? my groin started to hurt just looking at the length of that head tube ...
02-06-21, 03:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 650
Posted By niliraga

man oh man, so where is this frame's 60cm sister...

man oh man, so where is this frame's 60cm sister hiding out?
02-06-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,196
Posted By niliraga

well this would indicate that you have landed in...

well this would indicate that you have landed in pretty much the exact right place. welcome, friend! buckle up because opinions will be forthcoming...

For flattish group rides of 20-40kms, that's...
02-04-21, 10:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 171
Posted By niliraga

no need for a 26.2 alas (unless someone drops an...

no need for a 26.2 alas (unless someone drops an old Cinelli SC on my doorstep) but I have a fun 80s-esque Cambio Rino in 26.8 i'd be up for trading for something ... unless that's too modern?
02-04-21, 08:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 629
Posted By niliraga

Question from the peanut gallery - when/how would...

Question from the peanut gallery - when/how would one use one of those axle vise thingies?

Edit: No worries, I googled that for me!
02-04-21, 07:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 741
Posted By niliraga

I loved my early 70s Nuovo Record - one of the...

I loved my early 70s Nuovo Record - one of the frames that served me longest, but after a good eight years I accepted it was just too small for me. One of the best looking frames I've ever put my...
02-03-21, 04:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 629
Posted By niliraga

interested in whichever lot has what i think is a...

interested in whichever lot has what i think is a 3rd hand tool...?

edit: if the $60 lot is all 3 pics, I am up for it!
02-03-21, 06:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 814
Posted By niliraga

...and a propos of scarlson 's suggestion, here's...

...and a propos of scarlson 's suggestion, here's a Terry ... https://ventura.craigslist.org/bik/d/ventura-terry-symmetry-vintage-extra/7267240265.html
02-03-21, 06:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 814
Posted By niliraga

dunno how far away it is, and this may not...

dunno how far away it is, and this may not actually be old (seems a TIG welded frame?) but it's interesting - very classic mixte lines, vertical rear dropouts, japanese market origin... i'd be all...
02-02-21, 10:14 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,959
Posted By niliraga

That Raleigh looks more dignified "all dinged up"...

That Raleigh looks more dignified "all dinged up" than the others can manage - if you both are '69 vintage, I say that's the one to keep original so the two of you can age together.

If it were a...
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