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06-07-19, 05:07 PM
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Posted By Hailstorm_7

Certainly not Kansas. What do you mean?

Certainly not Kansas. What do you mean?
06-07-19, 05:06 PM
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Views: 341
Posted By Hailstorm_7

Absolutely. I'd be honored.

Absolutely. I'd be honored.
06-07-19, 02:09 PM
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Views: 341
Posted By Hailstorm_7

Sancineto Build Complete

Just finished up the build on this 1996 Sancineto that was actually donated to the bike cooperative where I work. Chorus 8-speed groupset. The hubs are, unfortunately, not Campagnolo; that will...
03-29-19, 12:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 339
Posted By Hailstorm_7

Thanks, all. I didn't think I was going to get...

Thanks, all. I didn't think I was going to get lucky on a PX10, but at $5 or $6, why not check. Thanks again!
03-29-19, 09:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 339
Posted By Hailstorm_7

Peugeot Identification

I'm assuming the answer is "low end," but I just wanted to ensure a reasonable opportunity didn't slip through my grasp. The cottered cranks are likely telling me everything. But...any quick toss...
03-01-19, 08:38 AM
Replies: 1,409
Views: 100,346
Posted By Hailstorm_7

ISO a late 90s Campagnolo Chorus (or compatible)...

ISO a late 90s Campagnolo Chorus (or compatible) brake barrel adjuster and a crank torque bolt for a similar era Chorus crank set. Both pieces were likely used across multiple models (e.g., Athena,...
Replies: 16
Views: 960
Posted By Hailstorm_7

Thank you!

Thank you!
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Views: 960
Posted By Hailstorm_7

Pictures of the seat tube stamping. Seat post is...

Pictures of the seat tube stamping. Seat post is 27.2.

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02-21-19, 09:34 AM
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Views: 594,378
Posted By Hailstorm_7

Well then it just fits right it. :)

Well then it just fits right it. :)
02-21-19, 09:16 AM
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Views: 594,378
Posted By Hailstorm_7

[/left] Holy drillium. Is it only partially...

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Holy drillium. Is it only partially done on the largest cassette cog? Great conversion, though. Classy and practical.
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Views: 960
Posted By Hailstorm_7

I'll do my best to recall. Difficulty is as well...

I'll do my best to recall. Difficulty is as well that I do not know what the previous owner(s) switched out before I got my mitts on it. I'm almost sure the cranks are original, as is the headset and...
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Views: 960
Posted By Hailstorm_7

We were thinking around $400. Honestly, though,...

We were thinking around $400. Honestly, though, with the parts as switched out as they were, I'm not comfortable using them to ID the bike. Looking at catalogs and the decals specifically (which I do...
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Views: 960
Posted By Hailstorm_7

I did have to replace a number of the components...

I did have to replace a number of the components and make do with what we had lying about the shop. Much of it is not original, then. Certainly did not get all the parts on there that I wanted...
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Views: 960
Posted By Hailstorm_7

Bianchi ID & Value

Hopefully someone will have an idea what this Bianchi that came into our co-op is. I wasn't able to find a serial number, and the mixed components are certainly not original. Any rough value for...
02-13-19, 02:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 934
Posted By Hailstorm_7

+1 support for the compressible housing. In my...

+1 support for the compressible housing. In my experience, the more housing added, the more "squish" you get. When I installed my aero 600s, the rear had full length cable housing between the brake...
01-25-19, 03:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 481
Posted By Hailstorm_7

I will definitely keep the offer in mind. Thank...

I will definitely keep the offer in mind. Thank you!
01-25-19, 10:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 481
Posted By Hailstorm_7

"Italian" Chainstay Shift Cable Stops

What is the best solution for dealing with (what I have come to call) Italian-style shift cable stops? Included is an example below from a Bianchi that I've been working to restore. It won't fit 4mm...
01-11-19, 10:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 532
Posted By Hailstorm_7

Son of a gun. Given his location, I would say...

Son of a gun. Given his location, I would say that's the exact frame. Guess he just never traded it. Matt1986, thank you so much for the tip.
01-10-19, 08:56 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,137
Posted By Hailstorm_7

Wonderful story. Does he have a good lock...

Wonderful story. Does he have a good lock available for that beauty?
01-04-19, 01:46 PM
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Views: 656,653
Posted By Hailstorm_7

It's a long story, but it certainly is not...

It's a long story, but it certainly is not intended as a bison deterrent. ;)
01-04-19, 09:19 AM
Replies: 2,249
Views: 656,653
Posted By Hailstorm_7

It's typically the first three weeks of April or...

It's typically the first three weeks of April or so. Not all the roads are open, unfortunately. I believe it's just the stretch from Gardiner to West Yellowstone, and one route that comes in from the...
01-04-19, 08:36 AM
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Views: 656,653
Posted By Hailstorm_7

Both are gorgeous. Mine is currently equipped...

Both are gorgeous. Mine is currently equipped with a random assortment of Campagnolo. When I put it together, parts and pieces were hard to find around here, and I wasn't quite willing to drop the...
01-03-19, 02:26 PM
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Views: 656,653
Posted By Hailstorm_7

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I'm the one on the left (brand-whoring...
01-03-19, 09:09 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,032
Posted By Hailstorm_7

A lot of it depends on where you're comfortable....

A lot of it depends on where you're comfortable. I'm about 5'10", ride a 56cm frame, and I'm more comfortable on a 90mm stem or so (and with less slant). I might consider a 60mm stem if the frame was...
01-03-19, 08:37 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,032
Posted By Hailstorm_7

Do you have a local bicycle co-op? That provides...

Do you have a local bicycle co-op? That provides a great mid-point between dropping it off at a shop (and learning nothing) and facing the task alone. The co-op where I volunteer adheres to a...
01-02-19, 11:32 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,165
Posted By Hailstorm_7

#truth...

#truth (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=truth)
Thank you for this.
01-02-19, 09:14 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,165
Posted By Hailstorm_7

Like many, I once turned up my nose at the idea...

Like many, I once turned up my nose at the idea of a motorized or pedal-assist bicycle. That mindset has since changed. First, it's going to be an entirely personal choice. No one's forcing me or...
12-20-18, 08:46 AM
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Views: 134,011
Posted By Hailstorm_7

My little murder muffin. She's just over four...

My little murder muffin. She's just over four months best we can figure. Tiny when I got her, and about four and a half pounds at her last appointment. Damn, they grow up quickly....
12-20-18, 08:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 532
Posted By Hailstorm_7

The shop manager and I both ride the same size:...

The shop manager and I both ride the same size: 56cm - which it is. So, he proposed arm wresting for it; I proposed rock, paper, scissors. In the end, it may come down to dueling pistols. ;)

If I...
12-19-18, 12:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 532
Posted By Hailstorm_7

I'll get the pics as soon as I can, though it may...

I'll get the pics as soon as I can, though it may have to be later this week.
12-19-18, 11:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 532
Posted By Hailstorm_7

Columbus Max.

Columbus Max.
12-19-18, 07:35 AM
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Views: 532
Posted By Hailstorm_7

Need help identifying and dated a Sancineto frame

I'm still in disbelief that this beauty was donated to the local bike co-op where I volunteer yesterday. My shop manager texted me the picture as soon as it arrived. Information seems scarce on...
12-19-18, 07:28 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 24,424
Posted By Hailstorm_7

Donated yesterday at the local co-op where I...

Donated yesterday at the local co-op where I volunteer.
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12-18-18, 09:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 655
Posted By Hailstorm_7

Thank you, sir. I think I've seen that video, and...

Thank you, sir. I think I've seen that video, and I'll definitely take another look to refresh the knowledge.
12-18-18, 09:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 655
Posted By Hailstorm_7

Any tips on polishing that metal if you don't...

Any tips on polishing that metal if you don't have access to a grinder? I've been hoping to touch up a couple of crank arms.
12-18-18, 08:04 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 15,889
Posted By Hailstorm_7

Haha. It's sized right, simply cross-chained to...

Haha. It's sized right, simply cross-chained to hell with the chain across both big cogs (for some misguided intent when taking the pictures). More so, I hope to never catch myself riding in that...
12-17-18, 06:15 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 23,971
Posted By Hailstorm_7

1985 Peugeot PGN 10. ...

1985 Peugeot PGN 10.
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12-17-18, 06:10 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 15,889
Posted By Hailstorm_7

1985 PGN 10. I've managed to get the bulk of a...

1985 PGN 10. I've managed to get the bulk of a Tricolor gruppo in place, and (while not staying period appropriate) there's even a titanium bottom bracket hiding in there. A beautiful and super...
11-04-18, 08:54 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 22,793
Posted By Hailstorm_7

She isn't exactly period specific, but I did the...

She isn't exactly period specific, but I did the best with the Campagnolo parts I could afford and find in my area....
10-22-18, 10:29 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,092
Posted By Hailstorm_7

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10-22-18, 10:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 298
Posted By Hailstorm_7

I recently acquired some Shimano 600s and was...

I recently acquired some Shimano 600s and was worried the hoods wouldn't clean up to my desired standards. Per suggestion, I started scrubbing them with diluted Simple Green before moving on to...
10-22-18, 10:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By Hailstorm_7

Thank you! It was definitely put aside as a...

Thank you! It was definitely put aside as a winter project. I'm not ready to abandon it just yet. The Campagnolo dropouts were enough to keep me devoted, even if I couldn't identify the maker.
10-19-18, 08:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By Hailstorm_7

Okay. So, I'm not blond solely for the sake of...

Okay. So, I'm not blond solely for the sake of claiming "blond moments," but I won't often pass up the excuse when needed. "David Hunter-Inman," I've discovered, is not the frame builder but the...
10-19-18, 08:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 552
Posted By Hailstorm_7

Thanks, Dave. :D

Thanks, Dave. :D
10-15-18, 02:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 380
Posted By Hailstorm_7

I love the accenting on the lugs. Nice touch. :)

I love the accenting on the lugs. Nice touch. :)
10-15-18, 08:51 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,453
Posted By Hailstorm_7

*jaw drop* Did this actually happen, or can we...

*jaw drop* Did this actually happen, or can we indulge in flights of fancy here?
10-15-18, 08:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 552
Posted By Hailstorm_7

Looks great! I'm typically not a fan of white...

Looks great! I'm typically not a fan of white bikes, but that thing has class.
10-15-18, 08:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 369
Posted By Hailstorm_7

Bummer. Hopefully you can part out what you can...

Bummer. Hopefully you can part out what you can to maybe get the other two in shape. Love those handlebars, by the way. Those Sakaes are so comfortable.
10-15-18, 05:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By Hailstorm_7

I am in the United States, but the gentleman who...

I am in the United States, but the gentleman who donated it did mention that it was an English-style frame. There is a Campagnolo sticker alongside the Columbus sticker on the seat tube, so I believe...
10-14-18, 01:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By Hailstorm_7

David Hunter-Inman Bike

Does anyone know anything about David Hunter-Inman bicycles? Apologies, but I haven't reached the post threshold to be able to share photos. Anyway, I came across a David Hunter-Inman bike. Appears...
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