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07-02-16, 11:34 PM
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Posted By gmouchawar

Legnano

Lime green Legnano for me. Have it in blue, but not green.
03-19-15, 08:52 PM
Replies: 21,315
Views: 2,126,966
Posted By gmouchawar

Seller has 100% with 240 feedbacks. He/She has...

Seller has 100% with 240 feedbacks. He/She has been responding by asking for more pictures. I am not opening the box just in case UPS wants to have it inspected.
I am dying to look at the content,...
03-18-15, 10:12 PM
Replies: 21,315
Views: 2,126,966
Posted By gmouchawar

Bad news. Box arrived damaged and fender is...

Bad news.
Box arrived damaged and fender is bent over itself. Hole is box probably let any loose parts out of the box.
This was an ebay deal. Is my recourse with UPS or the ebay seller?
It...
03-12-15, 10:12 PM
Replies: 21,315
Views: 2,126,966
Posted By gmouchawar

Thanks very much. I see that yours still has the...

Thanks very much. I see that yours still has the white tail on the rear fender. Is yours 1977? or is mine later than 1978. I am probably jinxing it since its still on route, but I also checked off...
03-12-15, 08:55 PM
Replies: 21,315
Views: 2,126,966
Posted By gmouchawar

So after lurking on the 3-speed here for some...

So after lurking on the 3-speed here for some time, I bit the bullet and bought one on ebay:
Vintage Raleigh Men Road Bike...
12-28-14, 10:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 962
Posted By gmouchawar

Check out another post here about a Claud Butler....

Check out another post here about a Claud Butler. It has the same dropouts anda bottom bracket with the lube fitting.
...
11-01-14, 07:16 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,574
Posted By gmouchawar

Its a Pinarello.

Its a Pinarello.
09-10-14, 12:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,077
Posted By gmouchawar

I love Legnano's They have an iconic...

I love Legnano's
They have an iconic green/yellow color but mine is in blue.
Bought as frame and finished with Shimano 105 parts.
To the best of my knowledge its a 1960's Legnano Professional...
11-27-13, 04:54 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 32,006
Posted By gmouchawar

I have a Schwinn Mirada which I believe shares...

I have a Schwinn Mirada which I believe shares the frame with the High Sierra but with lower end components.
It has Shimano light Action shifters. It is my bomb proof beater bike....
11-18-13, 11:39 PM
Replies: 15,283
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Posted By gmouchawar

Brooks shackle, a bolt and nut Looking for...

Brooks shackle, a bolt and nut

Looking for parts to complete a Wright leather saddle that seems to be a Brooks clone. If you have a older saddle with bad leather PM me. Thanks.
11-17-13, 09:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 516
Posted By gmouchawar

Of course it wasn't mentioned. The pictures were...

Of course it wasn't mentioned. The pictures were dark made that corner just black.
11-17-13, 08:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 516
Posted By gmouchawar

Thanks for the link. The saddle is Wrights...

Thanks for the link. The saddle is

Wrights England Saddle is it a brooks clone? Or other maker on that link? Thanks.
11-16-13, 12:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 516
Posted By gmouchawar

Of course not.

Of course not.
11-16-13, 11:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 516
Posted By gmouchawar

Missing leather saddle front bolt

Hi everyone,

I got this vintage leather off eBay. I expected dried leather which it was. It looked salvageable.
It arrived missing the front tensionning bolt. Looking back on the pictures that...
11-16-13, 06:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,394
Posted By gmouchawar

I have this bikes twin. Sorry for the none drive...

I have this bikes twin. Sorry for the none drive side picture.
[http://i767.photobucket.com/albums/xx317/gmouchawar/Bikes/Pinarello086.jpg...
09-06-13, 10:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 15,236
Posted By gmouchawar

I see the thread is awakened after 3 years. ...

I see the thread is awakened after 3 years.
Custom paint recipes are still useful if you share the ratio and the color and year of your bikes.
Thanks so much
06-15-13, 04:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,191
Posted By gmouchawar

You will spend a lot more than the bike is worth...

You will spend a lot more than the bike is worth if you replace the parts. Learn about Oxalic acid to clean up rusty part. Grease all the bearings and you should be good to go.
05-01-13, 05:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 903
Posted By gmouchawar

For the price of just the STI shifters, you can...

For the price of just the STI shifters, you can buy a whole mountain bike that's probably a better campus bike than a thin walled Al frame.
04-10-13, 06:50 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,266
Posted By gmouchawar

Here is another Legnano. 60's frame but 80's...

Here is another Legnano. 60's frame but 80's components:
http://i767.photobucket.com/albums/xx317/gmouchawar/Bikes/LegnanoBlue002.jpg
03-25-13, 08:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 767
Posted By gmouchawar

Mark X was used by a Volkscycle. I just restored...

Mark X was used by a Volkscycle. I just restored one.
03-24-13, 04:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,378
Posted By gmouchawar

Why do you want to change the brakes? You may...

Why do you want to change the brakes?
You may need new cable guides and pads, but the rest should be perfectly serviceable?
Is your issue lack of braking power?
I see chrome rim wheels. They are...
03-21-13, 09:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,205
Posted By gmouchawar

56 cm.

56 cm.
03-21-13, 08:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,205
Posted By gmouchawar

Restore Volkscycle Mark X

Hi all,

I haven't been posting for a while, so I though I share my latest restoration.

I picked up a Volkscycle, which was in rough shape. I didn't take before pictures, but the chrome and...
03-18-13, 06:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,198
Posted By gmouchawar

+100 on what Robbie said. Shimano SPD mountain...

+100 on what Robbie said. Shimano SPD mountain bike clipless can be had for a good deal and their
Mountain bike shoes look like hiking shoes.
03-14-13, 11:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 844
Posted By gmouchawar

That's what we call Patina here. Enjoy....

That's what we call Patina here. Enjoy....
03-07-13, 11:48 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,130,681
Posted By gmouchawar

You would think so. They have them but the...

You would think so. They have them but the chamfer is too short by 5mm from 2 LBS. They only have the size shown. I have spend more on gas going shopping for them than their worth.
03-04-13, 10:41 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,130,681
Posted By gmouchawar

Looking for a pair of 9.5mm cotter pins. Let me...

Looking for a pair of 9.5mm cotter pins. Let me know what you are looking for.
I am not sure my LBS carries vintage parts.
01-24-13, 07:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,731
Posted By gmouchawar

I read here that a drill chuck wedge set, which...

I read here that a drill chuck wedge set, which is used to remove the chuck from drills, is the proper tool for this task:
http://www.jacobschuck.com/product_details.asp?pid=29
Seems simple and...
01-13-13, 11:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,425
Posted By gmouchawar

I recently installed them on a new touring build....

I recently installed them on a new touring build. They function well. Installation wasn't easy though, till I figured that I must cut the fender holders to length. It took half a day for me to finish...
01-06-13, 02:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 514
Posted By gmouchawar

There a section of exposed metal around the...

There a section of exposed metal around the bottom bracket. It is shiny. Could that be chrome?
The frame got some love with 8 speed upgraded drive train, rx100 Shimano sti, and is cold set to...
01-05-13, 08:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 514
Posted By gmouchawar

Please help with this mystery frame: Centurion suspected but not sure!

Hi,

Picked up this frame from ebay. It is the 1st bike for the year N=N+1 :-)
It has been repainted or powder coated and modernized so the component vintage is not that helpful in determining the...
12-26-12, 05:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 820
Posted By gmouchawar

I had good luck with tightening the chain ring...

I had good luck with tightening the chain ring bolts.
12-20-12, 03:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 487
Posted By gmouchawar

I once had a Cannondale and it has the same setup...

I once had a Cannondale and it has the same setup as in the picture. BG is correct. This set is from an AL frame bike. This shifters themselves should fit on a standard DT frame with Bosses.
12-09-12, 08:44 AM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,130,681
Posted By gmouchawar

So I am overhauling a bike for a friend's son. ...

So I am overhauling a bike for a friend's son. He is a Boy Scout and in need of a road bike. He is currently riding a mountain bike.
He has it in his head that STI shifters are the way to go. I...
12-04-12, 10:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,277
Posted By gmouchawar

The Ironman is a beautiful bike, but I don't...

The Ironman is a beautiful bike, but I don't think it has the clearance for fenders. I don't know about the trek 660. Check them both before making your decision for tire clearance.
05-14-12, 05:48 PM
Replies: 1,350
Views: 332,867
Posted By gmouchawar

I got this prestine low use hanged for 25 years...

I got this prestine low use hanged for 25 years Shogun for my wife, but she doesn't like it and wants something more upright.
I want to keep it all original and possible trade it with someone local...
03-20-12, 12:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,172
Posted By gmouchawar

Nice score. These forks show up on ebay all the...

Nice score. These forks show up on ebay all the time and they are reasonably priced. You may not find the exact color so may be you have to have the fork painted to match....
03-18-12, 07:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 708
Posted By gmouchawar

+1 On new freewheel. They can be bought for less...

+1 On new freewheel. They can be bought for less than $20. If it was well used consider a new chain at the same time for
$15.
01-12-12, 05:52 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,042
Posted By gmouchawar

My 1st AL is a mix of Al and steel. The main...

My 1st AL is a mix of Al and steel. The main triangle is AL and rest was steel.
http://i767.photobucket.com/albums/xx317/gmouchawar/Bikes/Raleigh_TechniumTriLite_87001.jpg
The 2 others are...
12-19-11, 10:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 750
Posted By gmouchawar

No luck at LBS no. 1. The right fork blade was...

No luck at LBS no. 1. The right fork blade was diagnosed as farther out than the left because when putting a new wheel, the space on the right side is slightly greater than the left. But they...
12-19-11, 08:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 750
Posted By gmouchawar

Yes. The distance between the front DO is...

Yes. The distance between the front DO is slightly wider that it should be. That is why I was asking if fork alignment can be done at any LBS.
I will be heading over to the LBS shortly and will...
12-18-11, 11:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 750
Posted By gmouchawar

Take a fork for alignment

I have a bike that pulls very so slightly to the left.
I suspect a misaligned fork. The dropout seems 5mm wider than 110 so I suspect one of the blades is tweaked or the DO are misaligned.
Can I...
12-17-11, 07:50 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,331
Posted By gmouchawar

My guess that the "something slips" problem is a...

My guess that the "something slips" problem is a stiff link. Have you taken the chain off recently. Sometimes the link that is used to join the chain together get very stiff and needs some flexing...
11-21-11, 10:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,873
Posted By gmouchawar

Be careful. Aluminum can fail suddenly and...

Be careful. Aluminum can fail suddenly and catastrophically.
11-19-11, 10:05 AM
Replies: 1,377
Views: 152,602
Posted By gmouchawar

emailed about the nutted calipers.

emailed about the nutted calipers.
11-11-11, 11:49 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,920
Posted By gmouchawar

From oldest to newest: 1970 Nishiki Semi Pro...

From oldest to newest:
1970 Nishiki Semi Pro with bar end shifters:
http://i767.photobucket.com/albums/xx317/gmouchawar/Bikes/Nishiki-SemiPro003.jpg
1982 Trek 412...
11-10-11, 07:17 PM
Replies: 1,034
Views: 194,068
Posted By gmouchawar

I made a post about my Schwinn's a few days ago: ...

I made a post about my Schwinn's a few days ago:
http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/779940-My-Schwinn-Collection?p=13461569&highlight=#post13461569

But I will be happy to show them off...
11-06-11, 09:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,927
Posted By gmouchawar

1984 Le Tour Luxe now with Fenders: ...

1984 Le Tour Luxe now with Fenders:
http://i767.photobucket.com/albums/xx317/gmouchawar/Bikes/1984SchwinnLeTourLuxeFenders.jpg
11-06-11, 03:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 840
Posted By gmouchawar

It was a Dodge Omni. I had one. Ironically with...

It was a Dodge Omni. I had one. Ironically with a VW engine.
11-06-11, 03:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,927
Posted By gmouchawar

My only emphasis lately is US made bikes. The...

My only emphasis lately is US made bikes. The best fit for me is a 60cm but I seem to manage on a 58-63. On 58's the seat post are at the minimum insertion point and the seat all the way back....
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