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11-27-18, 08:03 PM
Replies: 3,044
Views: 592,689
Posted By amillhench

This thread has earned its place as my current...

This thread has earned its place as my current favorite. I just picked up a matching pair of Lejeunes. One a Professional which the previous owner switched over to NR at some point and the other a...
11-24-18, 04:14 PM
Replies: 1,392
Views: 97,858
Posted By amillhench

Im looking for clamp on Simplex SLJ shifters. I...

Im looking for clamp on Simplex SLJ shifters. I have Campy bar end shifters with housing and cable stop. I have a bunch of other stuff if that doesnt work. I may also be interested in SLJ...
11-20-18, 01:44 PM
Replies: 1,821
Views: 463,077
Posted By amillhench

She cleaned up nicely! I hope you can find...

She cleaned up nicely! I hope you can find someone to keep her wheels spinning. Thanks for taking the measurements and pictures.
11-20-18, 10:25 AM
Replies: 1,821
Views: 463,077
Posted By amillhench

I like the mixte element but a 57ctc top tube is...

I like the mixte element but a 57ctc top tube is pretty long for a 5 woman. Id be interested in a Terry if anyone has one kicking around. Ill get pictures Thursday.
11-19-18, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1,821
Views: 463,077
Posted By amillhench

I have an early 80s Austro Daimler Inter10 Mixte...

I have an early 80s Austro Daimler Inter10 Mixte frameset made with full butted Reynolds 531. ST is 21ctt and top tube is 22.5ctc. Paint chips throughout but no damage.

Im looking for a frame for...
11-18-18, 05:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 816
Posted By amillhench

I had that exact same Volpe on 700x38 Vitoria...

I had that exact same Volpe on 700x38 Vitoria Hyper Randonneurs. Awesome ride. I miss it sometimes.
02-25-18, 06:40 AM
Replies: 1,133
Views: 280,375
Posted By amillhench

Ill take some pictures tonight. What is the...

Ill take some pictures tonight. What is the significance of D174?
02-24-18, 08:12 PM
Replies: 1,133
Views: 280,375
Posted By amillhench

1990 Bianchi Virata

I have what I believe is a 1990 Bianchi Virata with Tange Prestige frame and fork, full 600 group, Araya rims, 27.0 seatpost, and labels for Bianchi Superset II and Strada on the NDS chainstay.
...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-26-13, 10:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,069
Posted By amillhench

Good points and thanks for the replies. Seems...

Good points and thanks for the replies. Seems like it should not be the dumbest or most dangerous thing I've done. Future People: feel free to reply if you disagree. :thumb:
Forum: Framebuilders
06-26-13, 06:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,114
Posted By amillhench

Fit would be hit or miss. If you can find...

Fit would be hit or miss. If you can find another cheap frame from the same era, you may have better luck.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-26-13, 04:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,069
Posted By amillhench

I've seen it done both ways in production bikes,...

I've seen it done both ways in production bikes, but again, I am asking about retrofitting. Is one inherently stronger than the other?
Below is a picture of a Lemond that had the racks like this...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-26-13, 03:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,069
Posted By amillhench

Adding through mount rack eyelets

Could one drill through a seatstay and weld or braze an eyelet into the hole? I am thinking no integrity would be lost due to the threaded eyelet filling in the hole. I have seen this done on many...
10-21-12, 09:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,524
Posted By amillhench

I've seen one, maybe two, 18 wheelers with road...

I've seen one, maybe two, 18 wheelers with road bikes behind the cab. Makes me happy when I see it. Stay safe!
10-19-12, 11:17 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,375
Posted By amillhench

This doesn't make sense to me. I've sold things...

This doesn't make sense to me. I've sold things where the highest bidder backed out and I am left to relist or offer a second chance. It seems like if you bid that amount and actually wanted the...
10-18-12, 09:06 PM
Replies: 51,145
Views: 6,629,147
Posted By amillhench

Speaking of which ...

Speaking of which
http://www.ebay.com/itm/VINTAGE-MOTOBECANE-NOMADE-MINI-10-SPEED-ROAD-BIKE-SMALL-RACING-BICYCLE-KIDS-RARE-/121002087277?pt=Road_Bikes&hash=item1c2c49536d
10-12-12, 12:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,378
Posted By amillhench

Way I understand it...Miyata was the Japanese...

Way I understand it...Miyata was the Japanese company whose bikes were imported to the U.S. Koga-Miyata was the importer for Europe and continues to import them to this day.
...
10-01-12, 11:13 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 24,317
Posted By amillhench

Beautiful Cresta! I had one once but sold it to...

Beautiful Cresta! I had one once but sold it to get an '85 Trek 520. If mine had looked like yours currently does, I would have kept it!
10-01-12, 11:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,239
Posted By amillhench

A Sabliere frame is available on Ebay: ...

A Sabliere frame is available on Ebay:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/French-frame-SABLIERE-/120990810975?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item1c2b9d435f

No connection.
09-30-12, 08:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,729
Posted By amillhench

Needs a titanium quill stem.

Needs a titanium quill stem.
08-30-12, 10:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,150
Posted By amillhench

I have one and love it. I tried to mount some...

I have one and love it. I tried to mount some Schwalbe Smart Sams in 40 or 45 and they wouldn't fit. I want to say they were 45s, though. I have some tubeless hutchinsons on there now.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-12, 02:50 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,597,228
Posted By amillhench

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-UfNre_ibNSo/UCQ...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-UfNre_ibNSo/UCQ23oww2YI/AAAAAAAAAak/6A4RltTIDSU/s720/_MG_8437.JPG
04-04-12, 05:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,824
Posted By amillhench

I have one of those. Beautiful frames! Also, I...

I have one of those. Beautiful frames! Also, I love the Sugino Mighty Comp cranks.
12-09-11, 11:48 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,509
Posted By amillhench

Looks great, but where did your upper rack...

Looks great, but where did your upper rack eyelets go?
12-05-11, 09:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 936
Posted By amillhench

Nice! I picked up a '72 in blue a while back. ...

Nice! I picked up a '72 in blue a while back. It had been modified over the years, and the paint is rough (only a head badge left). Is yours all original?
12-04-11, 09:17 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,971
Posted By amillhench

I'm in.

I'm in.
12-04-11, 09:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 922
Posted By amillhench

The blue blackburn rack is original as are the...

The blue blackburn rack is original as are the blue blackburn bottle cages (if you have those). I just bought this exact same bike, although, mine did not come with bar end shifters (they were not...
09-30-11, 11:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 899
Posted By amillhench

I was looking at one on Ebay a week or so ago. ...

I was looking at one on Ebay a week or so ago. It appeared to be well made with nice lug details. I couldn't find anything about them but didn't try very hard.
09-28-11, 03:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,027
Posted By amillhench

Thanks, Joe Bell is a credible source, and my...

Thanks, Joe Bell is a credible source, and my Super Record definitely used a red primer.
09-28-11, 03:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 450
Posted By amillhench

Yeah, the corrosion doesn't hurt it quite as...

Yeah, the corrosion doesn't hurt it quite as badly as it does steel. You could remove bubbled paint, polish to a shine, and wax if you didn't feel like using touch up paint.
09-28-11, 02:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,027
Posted By amillhench

Gios Blue

Ok, I give up. I can't find any touch up paint in the states.

http://www.giostorino.it/accessori has it, but I see no way to order it. I emailed their site and am awaiting a reply. Anyone...
09-28-11, 10:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 609
Posted By amillhench

Wow, that looks like it's been propagating for a...

Wow, that looks like it's been propagating for a while. Good catch!
09-26-11, 09:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,324
Posted By amillhench

I had one of those Crestas, but I think mine was...

I had one of those Crestas, but I think mine was a year earlier. Nice frame. Pretty slack angles, though. Go ride it off road and make your decision.
09-20-11, 10:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 821
Posted By amillhench

http://www.schwalbetires.com/bike_tires/off-road_t...

http://www.schwalbetires.com/bike_tires/off-road_tires/smart_sam

These come in 700x40, or you can run them in 29x1.75. :)
09-20-11, 10:20 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 9,577
Posted By amillhench

Lookin' good, Colonel!

Lookin' good, Colonel!
09-18-11, 08:53 PM
Replies: 3,078
Views: 2,591,600
Posted By amillhench

Lol, I just googled el barato as I though to...

Lol, I just googled el barato as I though to myself, "I really like those dropouts. They remind me of my old Trek." It took a few minutes to realize...
09-14-11, 09:51 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,589
Posted By amillhench

...I'm confused...

...I'm confused...
09-14-11, 09:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 594
Posted By amillhench

:roflmao2: Hey, it's practical, and it...

:roflmao2:

Hey, it's practical, and it wasn't ever a high end bike. I would chop off an inch or so more bar before you impale yourself, though.

Should be easy to do epic fakey skids.:o
09-14-11, 05:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,354
Posted By amillhench

I am not sure what "geometry not as good" means,...

I am not sure what "geometry not as good" means, but if you meant the Kona has more aggressive angles, shorter chainstays, and a taller BB but with a noticeably longer wheelbase you are correct. The...
09-14-11, 02:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,354
Posted By amillhench

Our LBS's don't make much off the sale of bikes. ...

Our LBS's don't make much off the sale of bikes. They make most of their money on accessories and service; Two things that BD either doesn't influence or increases the demand for.
09-14-11, 02:19 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,589
Posted By amillhench

That's correct; they are the swiss ammo bags. I...

That's correct; they are the swiss ammo bags. I purchased Ortlieb's attachment system for them, and they looked and worked really slick. I made two or three hundred bucks selling the 520, but that...
09-14-11, 09:13 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,589
Posted By amillhench

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-QcOLoDgl8Tc/TnD...

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-QcOLoDgl8Tc/TnDEETnXQiI/AAAAAAAAAIc/E1T_Mkvx0o0/s720/520.jpg
https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-l-bLEcffBOA/TnDED86iGnI/AAAAAAAAAIY/Mwhxm07G-cs/s720/5202.jpg
The...
09-14-11, 08:16 AM
Replies: 3,078
Views: 2,591,600
Posted By amillhench

Motobecane Fantom Cross Pro Ti with a few...

Motobecane Fantom Cross Pro Ti with a few upgrades doing some decent single track. https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-gtkJYMrGcpk/TnC3BzzEOxI/AAAAAAAAAIM/pZNM7PqXy50/s720/IMG_5436.JPG
09-13-11, 04:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 381
Posted By amillhench

I have had the same experience as Randy. As soon...

I have had the same experience as Randy. As soon as you are uncomfortable with your aggressive tapping, bust out the hacksaw!
09-10-11, 11:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By amillhench

Looks more like rattle can than powdercoat to me....

Looks more like rattle can than powdercoat to me. I would get some better protection on that nice steel. Too much rust forming for me to be able to enjoy it.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-11, 09:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,298
Posted By amillhench

I used an ebay ADK/Pedalforce/Litespeed Pavia...

I used an ebay ADK/Pedalforce/Litespeed Pavia frame for a couple years. It was light and durable. Great frameset. I wouldn't be scared to buy and ride one, but what is your peace of mind worth?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-11, 11:50 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,287
Posted By amillhench

In Texas, you are allowed to take the lane and...

In Texas, you are allowed to take the lane and ride two abreast if there is inadequate shoulder to be considered safe. I don't see how taking a lane should get you yelled at simply because you...
04-07-11, 01:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,707
Posted By amillhench

No, but it can be fun. With that said, $300...

No, but it can be fun. With that said, $300 dollars isn't going to lighten much. Maybe a new carbon fork? My Ritchey WCS cross fork weighs 425g. That could shave a pound or so off if you had a...
04-06-11, 11:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,785
Posted By amillhench

Just set up my TRP EuroX's. Contrary to what I...

Just set up my TRP EuroX's. Contrary to what I read they were very easy to set up. They came with barrel adjusters, and they do have a method for adjusting toe in. Pretty straight forward so far. ...
04-04-11, 07:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,785
Posted By amillhench

My TRPs should be here this week. I'll let you...

My TRPs should be here this week. I'll let you know my experience then.
04-04-11, 07:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 12,310
Posted By amillhench

I got the same bike; it is great. A little...

I got the same bike; it is great. A little heavy, but I will be fixing that this week. Definitely keep the cantis. I put discs on mine and hate them. I am replacing them with some TRP Eurox's. ...
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