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08-20-19, 08:39 AM
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Posted By embankmentlb

In the BB area I can see some of the original...

In the BB area I can see some of the original paint under the new paint.
Could the entire bike have been cover sprayed with non compatible paint or clear coat???
That is what it looks like to me....
08-20-19, 06:02 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,244
Posted By embankmentlb

I Agree. It looks like the bottom bracket area...

I Agree. It looks like the bottom bracket area has been re-sprayed. Possibly the paint was not compatible with the original finish causing the crazing. The dent in the chain stay is a bit of an odd...
08-19-19, 11:57 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,244
Posted By embankmentlb

The bike and the jersey are part of the original...

The bike and the jersey are part of the original team kit from the North Georgia Wheelman team. There were 10 to 15 of these custom painted bikes ordered from TSD. I designed the jersey and picked...
08-19-19, 06:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,244
Posted By embankmentlb

I agree with what was stated above, check the...

I agree with what was stated above, check the inside of the bottom bracket. It may only be bad paint....
06-09-19, 04:14 PM
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Posted By embankmentlb

My vote is also for the Shimano 600 ex.

My vote is also for the Shimano 600 ex.
06-08-19, 05:27 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,383
Posted By embankmentlb

Think back to the 70ís. The world was very...

Think back to the 70ís. The world was very different from today. Bike shops were only in big cities or perhaps college towns
Mail order from a print catalog sometimes took months. If you were into...
06-07-19, 01:22 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,157
Posted By embankmentlb

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/651x800/100_3947_4294c786bf9d213933c8a47da19d540dea926884.jpg
This is the Tange sticker from my Vista Aero Course. It is a not a full aero frame...
04-19-19, 02:54 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 21,893
Posted By embankmentlb

I suspect mental illness. For all friends and all...

I suspect mental illness. For all friends and all family to reject her suggests she may be impossible to live with.
Sad for her but also very frustrating for those who want to help.
03-31-19, 05:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,000
Posted By embankmentlb

I am not into the faux vintage style. Either...

I am not into the faux vintage style.
Either go vintage with the history, patina and memories or go modern.
Thats just me....
03-16-19, 05:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,297
Posted By embankmentlb

I did a little research....... seems specialized...

I did a little research....... seems specialized only made aluminum bikes in those days....Still a way cool bike. Not sure how I came up with that story???
03-16-19, 05:15 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,297
Posted By embankmentlb

It was the 2002 worlds and this is the bike. One...

It was the 2002 worlds and this is the bike. One of coolest bikes ever made in my opinion. ...
03-16-19, 05:05 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,297
Posted By embankmentlb

Interesting story about Mario Chippolini. ...

Interesting story about Mario Chippolini.
While riding for Specialized , this was 2003 or 2004., they wanted him to ride their flagship carbon bike for that years world championship race. MC...
03-15-19, 01:15 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 15,462
Posted By embankmentlb

I donít believe that was the case. The Gitanes...

I donít believe that was the case.
The Gitanes were indeed From Gitane.
The Hinaults and Look Hinaults were from their factories.
Della Santa did build some of the the unbranded bikes Lemond...
03-03-19, 03:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 644
Posted By embankmentlb

Thank you for all the help. I ended up...

Thank you for all the help.
I ended up replacing the frozen freehub part with another 7700 from eb@y. All is perfect again!
02-23-19, 12:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 644
Posted By embankmentlb

I removed the rubber seal and the bearings looked...

I removed the rubber seal and the bearings looked clean and fine. After soaking for about an hour nothing unusual came out of the hub. I used Phil Wood oil introduced into where the bearings lie...
02-23-19, 11:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 644
Posted By embankmentlb

Dura Ace 7700 Heavy Freehub

Hi BF Peeps,

I have a Dura Ace 7700 equipped Klein that I have had from new in 2003. I love the bike. The 7700 freehub has gotten heavy or tight. It is that the free hub is resistant to...
12-22-18, 06:27 PM
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Posted By embankmentlb

The orange & green bike is the coolest!

The orange & green bike is the coolest!
12-14-18, 07:46 PM
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Views: 469
Posted By embankmentlb

I sandwiched the bent area of the fork in between...

I sandwiched the bent area of the fork in between blocks of wood. Clamped all to the hand rail In the photos. I then used a 2x4 that was wedged underneath the fork to bend it up from the handrail it...
12-14-18, 02:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 469
Posted By embankmentlb

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/f04b016a_7c48_4877_a539_0fa8f561a9b5_d9880106303a133940e362acc9619d594c9ec1bf.jpeg
Straight fork!
12-14-18, 02:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 469
Posted By embankmentlb

I had good luck straightening the fork. I...

I had good luck straightening the fork.
I believe that most of what looks like rust is actually dirt!
12-13-18, 04:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 469
Posted By embankmentlb

If the hub/ wheel is original from 10/1955 then I...

If the hub/ wheel is original from 10/1955 then I would think it is actually a 1956 model. That seems to be the era for the 3d head badge. For certain the brakes are a replacement. One lever is...
12-13-18, 02:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 469
Posted By embankmentlb

1955 Hercules barn find.

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/e8a61b11_798d_4d23_8f78_0105067459cb_14eaaedb09076d2d8e99157ea7a66152d7d651ca.jpeg...
12-11-18, 02:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,031
Posted By embankmentlb

I always had a soft spot for Italvegas. Where...

I always had a soft spot for Italvegas. Where they considered more a mid level bike by 1970's standards?
12-11-18, 11:05 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,526
Posted By embankmentlb

I should have been more clear. A Colnago Master...

I should have been more clear. A Colnago Master is cool! I don't care for the airbrushed graphics on some Colnago frames. I was thinking more about frames that have tubes that are over at one end,...
12-11-18, 09:31 AM
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Views: 1,526
Posted By embankmentlb

I will probably get much blow back on my next...

I will probably get much blow back on my next comment......... I have grown to like (some) road frames with sloping top tubes and straight forks. I still do not like multi shaped frame tubes...
12-09-18, 07:11 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 24,221
Posted By embankmentlb

My first real bike was a Dx4000 in 1982. I...

My first real bike was a Dx4000 in 1982.
I just loved that bike and road it thousands and thousands of miles!
l still have those original components but sadly the frame is gone.....
I worked at a...
11-02-17, 04:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,004
Posted By embankmentlb

Fantastic !!

Fantastic !!
02-06-17, 06:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 500
Posted By embankmentlb

I believe Triomphe jockey wheels are the same...

I believe Triomphe jockey wheels are the same black as other Campy mechs. Victory are light gray. Right?
02-02-17, 08:03 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,341
Posted By embankmentlb

In my small town in north ga I have a bike shop...

In my small town in north ga I have a bike shop just blocks from my house. I have stopped by to pick up tubes or chain lube. They see my old bike, state of the art for the time. The guys there never...
01-29-17, 11:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 604
Posted By embankmentlb

I have a GT 700d bike. I forget the name but it's...

I have a GT 700d bike. I forget the name but it's splatter terquois color , the next model down from the Tachyon. The front fork is not adjustable. I remember for years folks wanted crazy $$$ for the...
01-22-17, 05:43 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,028
Posted By embankmentlb

One thing I never fully understood growing up and...

One thing I never fully understood growing up and even today. Why did Japanese products being from Japan carry a stigma from WW2 while German products did not?
A VW was this fine machine from the...
01-21-17, 10:02 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,614
Posted By embankmentlb

There was a lot of buzz about the steel Genesis...

There was a lot of buzz about the steel Genesis bikes a couple of years ago when they were introduced. I think it was all marketing spin. The team occasionally road the 953 frame for that season but...
12-27-16, 09:19 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,674
Posted By embankmentlb

Yellow Jersey Racer!!!!! I can't put it down!!...

Yellow Jersey Racer!!!!!
I can't put it down!! What a great book.
The theme so far is that Lemond was such a natural talent. Aspiring amitures from those early years, late 70's, could see that...
12-25-16, 11:02 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,640
Posted By embankmentlb

70 beautiful degrees here in Georgia!

70 beautiful degrees here in Georgia!
12-25-16, 03:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,038
Posted By embankmentlb

I imagine the seller would take a serious offer...

I imagine the seller would take a serious offer way less than the 50K$ Just separating the wheat from the chaff. How else do you even put a number to something like that?
12-25-16, 07:34 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,777
Posted By embankmentlb

Never going to happen. Besides that is why God...

Never going to happen.
Besides that is why God gave us eb@y.
12-25-16, 05:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,038
Posted By embankmentlb

Eddy's 1974 Merckx on eb@y

Merry Christmas!
My phone is not cooperating. Someone will post a link!
12-23-16, 09:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,941
Posted By embankmentlb

I ordered a set about 2 weeks ago. I am an spd...

I ordered a set about 2 weeks ago. I am an spd fan & thought they would look great on one of my old Campy bikes. Looks like others had the same idea!
12-23-16, 08:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 887
Posted By embankmentlb

Dare I Ask... bike related Christmas Tree Ornaments.

There has to be someone out there with vintage bike parts hanging from there tree. Let's see them.
Merry Christmas to all here!
12-18-16, 06:17 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 26,824
Posted By embankmentlb

The greatest of all time!

The greatest of all time!
12-18-16, 07:37 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 26,824
Posted By embankmentlb

One of my favorite threads!!!! Great photos of...

One of my favorite threads!!!! Great photos of great vintage parts! I love it!
12-15-16, 07:29 PM
12-10-16, 03:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 903
Posted By embankmentlb

Bike Related Car Tags & Bumper Stickers

A topic that could be interesting. I will start with the Tag I just made for my FIAT 500c.
11-29-16, 09:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,357
Posted By embankmentlb

White or off white would be my first choice. ...

White or off white would be my first choice. Yellow or gold second.

Orange- not good
Green- not good
11-29-16, 09:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,086
Posted By embankmentlb

Does anyone have reconendations for someone who...

Does anyone have reconendations for someone who can print decals from a digital file I create?
My project would need parts printed on foil. Also areas with white background, not certain how that...
11-23-16, 04:07 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 19,341
Posted By embankmentlb

I was just reading the review of this Fuji...

I was just reading the review of this Fuji Professional just last night. It was in 1982 Bicycling Magazine. Nice Ride!
11-23-16, 04:04 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 19,341
Posted By embankmentlb

My Grail Bike !!!

My Grail Bike !!!
11-23-16, 01:05 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 24,745
Posted By embankmentlb

My Panasonic Team Europe 2 1985.

My Panasonic Team Europe 2 1985.
11-22-16, 08:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 657
Posted By embankmentlb

Interesting, his description of when he realized...

Interesting, his description of when he realized Shimano got indexing right and Suntour was not there. I remember those days. The dark cloud was descending.
11-22-16, 08:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,256
Posted By embankmentlb

Aero levers had been around for awhile at this...

Aero levers had been around for awhile at this point. Index shifting (Shimano & Suntour) was required for every bike make in 1987 to be successful. No more mix and match groups. No more small players...
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