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04-07-22, 11:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 626
Posted By retroman57

I have a MK IV in 25" size. Happy to measure if...

I have a MK IV in 25" size. Happy to measure if this is of any use to you.
02-28-22, 11:26 AM
Replies: 26,304
Views: 3,790,160
Posted By retroman57

Wrights saddles

Wrights saddles
02-25-22, 05:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 354
Posted By retroman57

SurferRosa- Back in stock where? Link was to...

SurferRosa- Back in stock where? Link was to Rustine's website... Been a while, but I bought several sets of hoods directly from Rustine. Took a while, but they notified me when they had a batch...
02-25-22, 04:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 288
Posted By retroman57

They are a set that I would prefer not to break...

They are a set that I would prefer not to break up.
02-25-22, 04:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 354
Posted By retroman57

Cocottes suisses - Rustines...

Cocottes suisses - Rustines (http://www.rustines.fr/le-velo/116-tes.html)
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Swiss hoods
02-25-22, 04:13 PM
Replies: 26,304
Views: 3,790,160
Posted By retroman57

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Rex Classique


I bought these maybe 15 years ago new in the...
02-25-22, 04:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 288
Posted By retroman57

I have one- NOS with white plastic knob Also...

I have one- NOS with white plastic knob
Also NOS if you are interested- 3 spd rear derailleur to go with it.
Photos from VeloBase...
02-22-22, 10:20 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,531
Posted By retroman57

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02-13-22, 10:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,410
Posted By retroman57

My Polishing set-up

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Here's my polishing set-up. 1 wheel for green compound, and 1 wheel for red...
02-07-22, 02:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,210
Posted By retroman57

I'm seriously jealous!

I'm seriously jealous!
Forum: Introductions
01-16-22, 08:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 367
Posted By retroman57

:lol:

:lol:
Forum: Introductions
01-16-22, 06:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 367
Posted By retroman57

Hiya jimbaddabim! I'm also in Petaluma. I...

Hiya jimbaddabim! I'm also in Petaluma. I specialize in putting parts on bicycle frames, taking them off, and putting them on other bicycle frames.
01-12-22, 05:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 865
Posted By retroman57

Thanks all for your input

The lugs, bottom bracket cut-outs, and fork rake support the notion that this is a 1973 or later MK.IV.
A couple of discourses on the 'net mention that the "W" serial number begins in late 1973 for...
01-12-22, 01:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 865
Posted By retroman57

1973-74 Raleigh Professional Mk.IV anomalies

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1973-74 Raleigh Professional MK.IV...
10-18-21, 07:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 567
Posted By retroman57

Thanks all! I'll buy the one with the higher...

Thanks all! I'll buy the one with the higher rpm...
10-17-21, 07:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 567
Posted By retroman57

Stand- mounted buffer for polishing aluminum parts

I'm looking to purchase a stand-mounted buffer for polishing aluminum parts.
Specifically, Grizzly Industrial G1061Z which runs at 1725 rpm and Grizzly Industrial G1061 which runs at 3450 rpm. Other...
09-20-21, 08:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 778
Posted By retroman57

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09-15-21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 778
Posted By retroman57

Re: Suntour Cyclone GT

I have this NOS. Also matching FD and shifters NOS...
08-28-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 433
Posted By retroman57

Simplex shifter

I have this Simplex Competition shifter NOS:
VeloBase.com - Component: Simplex Competition (wreath badge, plastic knob)...
07-18-21, 02:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,367
Posted By retroman57

I have a couple of 25" Centurion Elite frames for...

I have a couple of 25" Centurion Elite frames for sale- New-old-stock. Straight gauge cro-mo Tange #5 tubing. Nicely made. PM me if interested.
07-05-21, 04:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,148
Posted By retroman57

1977 Fuji America- NOS and new parts

1977 Fuji America- fully restored with many new and NOS parts

The original credit card tourer- 73 degree head and seat tube angles, a relatively long wheel base, low trail fork bend, and quality...
04-05-21, 09:34 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 25,424
Posted By retroman57

Hand-winding mechanical chronographs

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Commie watches from Russia and China plus a few early post-war Swiss...
02-07-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,280
Posted By retroman57

Grand Record 650B

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12-25-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 822
Posted By retroman57

Waffle cable housing

If you are looking for gray-colored housing, NOS waffle-textured cable housing comes up on eBay...make sure that the "worldwide" search is enabled.
12-25-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 822
Posted By retroman57

waffle textured old-style cable housing

Yokozuna at Soma Fab
somafabshop.com

Cycles Gran Bois
cyclesgrandbois.com

Niizumi Cable Co.
nissen-cable.jp
11-30-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 26,307
Posted By retroman57

Motobecane Grand Record 650B project

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11-27-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 299
Posted By retroman57

Orphan Universal CX brake lever- free + the price of shipping

Not good enough to keep, but too good to throw away. 1 only orphan Universal CX brake lever- missing clamp and fastener bits.
Yours for the cost of shipping....
11-22-20, 07:27 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,136
Posted By retroman57

Another advantage of the Stronglight 49D

Another advantage of the Stronglight 49D is that it is not anodized, making polishing easier and period correct
11-12-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 1,061
Views: 256,846
Posted By retroman57

Just completed restoration: 1977 Fuji America

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10-05-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,359
Posted By retroman57

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08-28-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 369
Posted By retroman57

WTB: Suntour BL hanger bolt

I'm looking for a hanger bolt for a Suntour BL rear derailleur. Unthreaded portion of the bolt is 12 mm dia. x 18.25 mm. Threaded portion of the bolt is 10 mm x 6 mm. Thanks
06-13-20, 01:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 735
Posted By retroman57

Hozan cone wrenches

I'd like the pair of Hozan cone wrenches if they are still available.
06-05-20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 657
Posted By retroman57

Shimano aero brake levers- free for the price of shipping

Here are a pair of close to new Shimano aero brake levers taken off of a 1971 Italvega.
No clue as to model or vintage.
Not my cup of tea, but they might be yours...
Pretty nice condition- one...
05-28-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,578
Posted By retroman57

oneclick: Bling!!!

oneclick:
Bling!!!
05-28-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,578
Posted By retroman57

I don't know how I missed your Olmo thread- lots...

I don't know how I missed your Olmo thread- lots of good arcane stuff there. Down the rabbit hole!
And a seriously beautiful old Olmo...and getting better!
05-28-20, 08:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,578
Posted By retroman57

Simplex Competition chain rings with offset...

Simplex Competition chain rings with offset Simplex adapters fitted to a Campagnolo GS crank....
05-27-20, 10:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,578
Posted By retroman57

Nice score!

The crank set and the hubs are worth stripping and re-plating IMHO, though I know many prefer patina.
Don't let the BB get separated from the crank!!
05-27-20, 01:28 PM
Replies: 1,397
Views: 430,812
Posted By retroman57

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Bianchi "Team"- probably 1970. With new paint and decals
05-07-20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 70,652
Views: 11,556,463
Posted By retroman57

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/nby/bop/d/healdsburg-...

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/nby/bop/d/healdsburg-medici-gran-turismo-frame/7119983583.html
...
05-07-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 70,652
Views: 11,556,463
Posted By retroman57

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/nby/bik/d/fort-bragg-...

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/nby/bik/d/fort-bragg-cinelli-sc-1973-all/7120144734.html
...
04-30-20, 09:09 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,604
Posted By retroman57

My personal collection ...

My personal collection
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Reserved for sale at my pop-up retail venue...
04-29-20, 10:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,023
Posted By retroman57

Classic= 1945-1965 Vintage= 1966-1982 ...

Classic= 1945-1965
Vintage= 1966-1982
Antique= anything older than 1945 (pre war)

All a mater of perspective I suppose...
04-29-20, 10:10 PM
Replies: 70,652
Views: 11,556,463
Posted By retroman57

Nice Fuji America!

That's a very nice frame to rescue for $100/offer for someone local and the right stature
04-20-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 55,863
Posted By retroman57

Powder coated, decaled, and box-lined by Forever...

Powder coated, decaled, and box-lined by Forever Powder Coating in Olympia , WA
The Motobecane decals are flashier than the vision that I had, but they are NOS from France.
Not sure what they were...
04-19-20, 09:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,336
Posted By retroman57

Nice homemade work stand! Eventually, you will...

Nice homemade work stand! Eventually, you will want a real one, but kudos for making one that works for now!
04-19-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 55,863
Posted By retroman57

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Grand Record 650B conversion
06-13-19, 11:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,001
Posted By retroman57

https://velo-orange.com/collections/brake-parts/pr...

https://velo-orange.com/collections/brake-parts/products/universal-brake-lever-hood-cover

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Dia-Compe-162G-drilled-brake-lever-nos-Touring-23-5-clamp/223515505266
...
06-10-19, 06:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,001
Posted By retroman57

Here are some other sources that I missed in my...

Here are some other sources that I missed in my search:

Vintage Bicycle Parts : Brake Hoods, Pads, Cables and Housings (http://www.bicycleclassics.com/brakes.html)

Robbie (here) :...
06-10-19, 06:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,001
Posted By retroman57

Thanks for the mention of John Barron. I've read...

Thanks for the mention of John Barron. I've read about his repro hoods, but don't know how to reach him.
Here is a link to John Barron's repro Campagnolo NR/SR hoods:

For Sale | Velostuf...
06-10-19, 04:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,001
Posted By retroman57

PSA: replacement hoods for non-aero brake levers

The industry has come a ways since the only replacement hoods for vintage non-aero brake levers that you could find were "merde plastique" from Euro-Aisian Imports (EAI) or Cane Creek.

Here is...
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