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08-09-17, 05:23 PM
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Posted By oggypop

Campy Part Question

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08-09-17, 05:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 559
Posted By oggypop

Campy Part Question

https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B8jR_FpwYPvIcm5zTUtYZTgtclU

These are campy barend shifters that are missing the female part of the friction bolt on the right shifter. What i need help with is...
08-06-17, 07:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,895
Posted By oggypop

Thanks! Are those transfers meant to go on...

Thanks! Are those transfers meant to go on beneath a new clear coat?
08-06-17, 06:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,895
Posted By oggypop

What is the red, white & blue seat-tube graphic?...

What is the red, white & blue seat-tube graphic? Iʻm restoring a similar bike and that graphic is missing. Thanks!
06-30-12, 01:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,350
Posted By oggypop

73" Schwinn World Voyager - belated but complete

High Res Gallery: http://www.flickr.com/photos/62413964@N02/sets/72157630359288112/with/7474096878/

The bike is finally finished. The crank (Dura-Ace), RD (Crane GS), and Bars (Gran Compe) are all...
Replies: 17
Views: 2,955
Posted By oggypop

I traded this bike to Vic's Classic bikes...

I traded this bike to Vic's Classic bikes (http://vicsclassicbikes.com/) in a multi part trade that ultimately got me a 1973 Schwinn World Voyageur (will do a build post soon on this bike). Check...
04-06-12, 08:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 715
Posted By oggypop

Thanks guys ... you confirmed what I was...

Thanks guys ... you confirmed what I was thinking. They want $300 for it and I don't think that's a terrible price. I'm just not so much interested in owning bikes I or my family can never ride. I'm...
04-05-12, 08:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 715
Posted By oggypop

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7219/7049448137_4d71...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7219/7049448137_4d7117f4ed_b.jpg
04-05-12, 08:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 715
Posted By oggypop

High Wheeler ???

I have the opportunity to buy this bike. It's said to be from the 1890's with iron frame and front wheel with a wooden rear wheel. It's sized for a pre-teen. This is an OLD bike. I'm debating buying...
03-21-12, 03:21 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,290
Posted By oggypop

Thanks ColonelJ ... I said a ton more in the...

Thanks ColonelJ ... I said a ton more in the other thread.
03-21-12, 03:20 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,290
Posted By oggypop

I was broad-sided by a car in Nov 2010 and am...

I was broad-sided by a car in Nov 2010 and am still dealing with the insurance company about it all. I don't want to become "the guy who got hit by the car and knows how to deal with the insurance...
02-17-12, 10:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,159
Posted By oggypop

Nice!

Nice!
02-17-12, 10:22 AM
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Views: 262,151
Posted By oggypop

I recently restored an 83' Twelve Hundred. Custom...

I recently restored an 83' Twelve Hundred. Custom paint. Very fast bike.

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7175/6749554827_884774a2dc_b.jpg
02-07-12, 10:59 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,086
Posted By oggypop

Because it's irreplaceable. Like a vintage car...

Because it's irreplaceable. Like a vintage car being destroyed. But cars are different because there are established book prices the insurance companies use. Bikes are off-book. Meaning, it's up to...
02-07-12, 10:30 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,086
Posted By oggypop

Very sorry to read this ... I'm very...

Very sorry to read this ...

I'm very familiar with the almost exact situation you've found yourself. Maybe I can help.

A: you're bike is worth a LOT more than $600. You can't replace that ...
01-26-12, 11:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 28,111
Posted By oggypop

I restored a 1985 Espree a few years back. Very...

I restored a 1985 Espree a few years back. Very nice bike that I would have loved to keep. It was too small.

Picture:

http://gallery.me.com/stephen.ogden/100031/_MG_3197
01-23-12, 10:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 838
Posted By oggypop

Thanks for the compliments. Those ore No23...

Thanks for the compliments.

Those ore No23 Lyotards from my Mercian ... ultimately this bike will sport clip-in Look pedals or GR9 MKS with cages for town.
01-23-12, 01:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 838
Posted By oggypop

I'm not sure what a 'nekkid' steerer tube' is .....

I'm not sure what a 'nekkid' steerer tube' is .. If you're talking about the paint seen through the badge hole ... then yeah, they painted it up to the threads. Rust protection in theory.

I'll...
01-23-12, 12:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 838
Posted By oggypop

It's hard to see in the photos .... but the front...

It's hard to see in the photos .... but the front is about 75% on the machined side wall. It's got a ton of stopping power right now but it needs tweaking to not wear oddly. It's a detail thing. I...
01-23-12, 12:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 838
Posted By oggypop

Heh ... "2 test rides" must have sounded odd ......

Heh ... "2 test rides" must have sounded odd ... I need to file the inside of the front brake caliper arms to raise the pads another millimeter or so ... then I will take it on a real distance ride....
01-23-12, 12:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 838
Posted By oggypop

It is wet paint. The people I work with offer a...

It is wet paint. The people I work with offer a vast array of powder coats but I'm fond of wet paint. I picked the shade, amount of metallic tone, and the amount of gloss. I wanted it semi flat.
...
01-23-12, 10:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 838
Posted By oggypop

Thanks. I removed most of the decals with a...

Thanks.

I removed most of the decals with a blow-dryer and some goo-gone. The others were removed by the paint shop during paint prep. Likely sanded smooth and over-painted. The chrome was...
01-23-12, 10:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 838
Posted By oggypop

Winter Project Complete

Miyata Twelve Hundred - 83'

Suntour ARX RD/FD
VO Gran Cru 46/30 Crank (VO BB)
Suntour DT Friction Shifters (with auto trim)
Nitto Olympiade bars / Nitto Stem / Nitto bar plugs
Mavic...
01-20-12, 10:33 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 19,750
Posted By oggypop

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_whtVpXkKwlQ/R1oPEOqjMXI/...

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_whtVpXkKwlQ/R1oPEOqjMXI/AAAAAAAAAIc/4-oqoty5jac/s1600/img039.jpg
01-20-12, 10:31 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 19,750
Posted By oggypop

Mine is an 83' 1200 and it does have a bit of...

Mine is an 83' 1200 and it does have a bit of rake ... which I like.

I had to build it all the way up to discover the slightly sloping top tube.
01-20-12, 10:29 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 19,750
Posted By oggypop

http://flic.kr/p/bfPVj6

http://flic.kr/p/bfPVj6
01-20-12, 10:28 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 19,750
Posted By oggypop

http://flic.kr/p/bfPVj6 I just finished my...

http://flic.kr/p/bfPVj6

I just finished my Miyata 1200 re-vamp project. And as for steel, I find it to be quality stuff. I've ridden a few dozen steel bikes of various geometries and setups and...
12-21-11, 10:28 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,019
Posted By oggypop

I saw that this morning ... and it made me think...

I saw that this morning ... and it made me think of this ....

https://www.me.com/ro/stephen.ogden/Galleries/100234/_MG_6824/web.jpg?ver=13158461870001

That's the box my Mercian came in. It...
12-13-11, 01:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 835
Posted By oggypop

Build it. I love mine. ...

Build it. I love mine.

http://gallery.me.com/stephen.ogden/100187/_MG_7489
10-20-11, 04:00 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 10,206
Posted By oggypop

This made my day ... A gift from the vintage gods.

This made my day ... A gift from the vintage gods.
10-10-11, 11:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,219
Posted By oggypop

That's hilarious. I've brain-stormed a semi...

That's hilarious.

I've brain-stormed a semi truck horn on a bike. It would require an air tank mounted beneath the saddle, a short hose wrapped to the top tube, and a battery powered air release...
10-10-11, 10:10 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,219
Posted By oggypop

Thanks! ... I'm not a bar-end shifter sorta guy...

Thanks! ... I'm not a bar-end shifter sorta guy and STI wasn't something I wanted for this build. I really like the simplicity of DT shifters.
10-10-11, 09:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,219
Posted By oggypop

I can see where you're coming from ... but love...

I can see where you're coming from ... but love them anyway. The sound of the brass colored version is legendary.
10-10-11, 09:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,219
Posted By oggypop

Yeah ... a 3 day tour at Land Between the Lakes...

Yeah ... a 3 day tour at Land Between the Lakes in Kentucky / Tennessee ... http://ridewithgps.com/routes/531908 ... lots of road types including some gravel. Lots of hills and it's very scenic. It's...
10-10-11, 08:57 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,219
Posted By oggypop

I like the stem a lot too ... it really matches...

I like the stem a lot too ... it really matches the chrome and fenders nicely. VO did a great job with that. As you can see from my build list ... I basically ordered everything from VO : ]
10-10-11, 08:00 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,219
Posted By oggypop

The shifting has been very impressive. Zero slips...

The shifting has been very impressive. Zero slips so far and easy to move up and down the big rear block. I do get a little rub when I'm in the little ring up front and shift down too far in the back...
10-09-11, 10:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,219
Posted By oggypop

I too bought a Schwinn ... A World Voyageur. ...

I too bought a Schwinn ... A World Voyageur.

I do plan to tour with the Mercian and I look forward to the patina of a well used bike. Though, the first scratch will surely sting.
10-09-11, 09:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,219
Posted By oggypop

Here are a few shots that include the rack bag my...

Here are a few shots that include the rack bag my wife got me for my b-day. Also made in England.

http://gallery.me.com/stephen.ogden/100234/_MG_7586/web.jpg?ver=13182180950001
...
10-09-11, 09:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,219
Posted By oggypop

Well, to say it briefly ... "Getting it right"...

Well, to say it briefly ... "Getting it right" ... I really wanted a classically styled bike ... If you don't feel a tingle of nerves when you flop a massive down-payment on a frame being built in...
10-09-11, 06:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,219
Posted By oggypop

Thanks guys. This bike was a long time coming and...

Thanks guys. This bike was a long time coming and quite a stressful build. I asked ColonelJ like fifty thousand questions along the way (and owe him many thanks for fifty thousand responses). Waiting...
10-09-11, 02:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,219
Posted By oggypop

More images ... ...

More images ...

http://gallery.me.com/stephen.ogden/100234/_MG_7660/web.jpg?ver=13181893870001

http://gallery.me.com/stephen.ogden/100234/_MG_7637/web.jpg?ver=13181893710001
...
10-09-11, 02:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,219
Posted By oggypop

Mercian Vincitore Touring Build

Ordered in January 2011 and received in September 2011. Built for loaded touring (awaiting the release of VO's camper racks). I'm very happy with the bike all around but if I could change one thing,...
10-06-11, 01:06 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,726
Posted By oggypop

Good eye ... nice touches and a gorgeous bike....

Good eye ... nice touches and a gorgeous bike. Like the color mix a lot.
10-04-11, 05:01 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 12,193
Posted By oggypop

We could extend the rake by 4-5" or try our hands...

We could extend the rake by 4-5" or try our hands at some curvy seat stays ... ghetto Hetchins style.
10-04-11, 04:18 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 12,193
Posted By oggypop

The cream-sickle sensitivity went out the door...

The cream-sickle sensitivity went out the door when he mounted 2" white tires. : ]
10-04-11, 03:54 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 12,193
Posted By oggypop

White! It'd make the type pop. Grey is boring.

White! It'd make the type pop. Grey is boring.
10-04-11, 03:51 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 12,193
Posted By oggypop

I bought one too (Thanks to the Colonel and my...

I bought one too (Thanks to the Colonel and my retro grouch friend's inspiration). Kool Orange ...

http://gallery.me.com/stephen.ogden/100241/_MG_7337/web.jpg?ver=13171521710001

Can't say I've...
10-01-11, 11:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,466
Posted By oggypop

They are VO sew on leather made for thicker bars...

They are VO sew on leather made for thicker bars ... so I wrapped 5 layers of grip tape beneath to add some cushiness. They patina nicely with the oil from your hands. I guess the saddle would too if...
10-01-11, 08:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,466
Posted By oggypop

23" model. I have a yellow 23" one of a later...

23" model. I have a yellow 23" one of a later vintage as well (78' I think). I bought them together back in July. The Yellow one is in much worse shape. rust here and there and a lot of scratches....
09-30-11, 05:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,466
Posted By oggypop

Thanks for all the comments. I can't wait to post...

Thanks for all the comments. I can't wait to post my current build.
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