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09-28-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 7,495
Views: 1,937,662
Posted By styggno1

Suffering from component-group-OCD I can finally...

Suffering from component-group-OCD I can finally correct this 1989 MB-1 (with 1994 XT). The lowly LX cranks will be substituted for NOS XT tomorrow. Just got them home.
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09-23-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 585
Views: 44,785
Posted By styggno1

Tried a similar pic on you earlier in this...

Tried a similar pic on you earlier in this thread. This one might be even more "newborn religious". I blame the autumn.

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09-22-20, 08:19 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,391
Posted By styggno1

The main “problem” is the user. Any part...

The main “problem” is the user.

Any part made of aluminium and that is under dynamic load will fail eventually. It has a lifespan depending on, among other things,...
09-21-20, 06:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 127
Posted By styggno1

Some for me and some for the saddles

Annual proofide and Gammel Dansk session!

The Gammel Dansk for me and Proofide for the saddles. The other way around would not work. I guess... And hope!
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09-17-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 934
Posted By styggno1

Oh dear! The Merckx MX Leader is also a De Rosa!...

Oh dear! The Merckx MX Leader is also a De Rosa! It is, fortunately, also sold out. That is good as they seem to be the same bike.

1989 De Rosa mod. - New Red Sparkle ? ReCycle Art Aspen...
09-17-20, 05:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 934
Posted By styggno1

As being the OP I would like to give you right -...

As being the OP I would like to give you right - it is his business and he does as and what he wants with it. I have no problem with the pricing or the build as I do not know under what circumstances...
09-16-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 934
Posted By styggno1

C&V Merckx MX Leader fraud warning

I contacted this company and let them know they are advertising a bike as something it is not. They did not respond well or took advise. That is why I post this here.

1990 Eddy Merckx MX Leader -...
08-26-20, 04:13 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,307
Posted By styggno1

Our frames look very much the same because of the...

Our frames look very much the same because of the colour. Yours has two sets of bottlecage braze ons and a different version rear derailleur cable stop. Mine has Shimano EF fork ends. Serial A184....
07-23-20, 07:39 AM
Replies: 795
Views: 203,146
Posted By styggno1

Took this gem for a ride today. It is.... MAX...

Took this gem for a ride today. It is.... MAX RED!

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07-15-20, 07:59 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 9,592
Posted By styggno1

Need I say more!? I have not been the same man...

Need I say more!? I have not been the same man since.

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07-13-20, 06:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By styggno1

First version Campagnolo Ergopower shifters of...

First version Campagnolo Ergopower shifters of "one year design" - late 1991 for teams and others in the right position and 1992 for the rest of us. The so called "hockeystick" shifter because of the...
07-06-20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,324
Posted By styggno1

I believe this frame might be a 3rensho Athlete...

I believe this frame might be a 3rensho Athlete with a decal set for a SR Export. Some of the Athlete model frames has plain semi wrap seatstay caps.
07-05-20, 06:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,486
Posted By styggno1

Thank you! My "method" is handheld 320, 480, 600,...

Thank you! My "method" is handheld 320, 480, 600, 800, 1000, 1200, 1500, 2000, 2500 grit wet sandpaper in that order - then a polishing compound called Autosol (mildly abrasive). With the stem I...
07-02-20, 06:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,486
Posted By styggno1

Took it for a 50 km sort out trip today. Worked...

Took it for a 50 km sort out trip today. Worked as a charm. Raised the stem 1 cm (so much for my statement about being flexible...). Took some pictures in the sun.

This bike makes me happy.
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06-28-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,486
Posted By styggno1

You have a good memory - considering having beska...

You have a good memory - considering having beska droppar and O.P Anderson... I assume you got off easy being a foreigner. My favourite schnapps are O.P, Aalborg Jubileum and Skåne. The Norwegian...
06-27-20, 12:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,486
Posted By styggno1

Mojitos got me thru this day. I had to tidy...

Mojitos got me thru this day.

I had to tidy up an early 3ttt Record stem.

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Two mojitos later it looked better.
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06-26-20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,486
Posted By styggno1

Today I got into hard liquor. I sort of had to....

Today I got into hard liquor. I sort of had to. Cleaning part is tedious work. It gets better with "Gammel dansk" (Old Dane). Did I mention I am on holiday?
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06-26-20, 12:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,233
Posted By styggno1

Greg at Cyclomondo has the decals: ...

Greg at Cyclomondo has the decals:
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06-25-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,486
Posted By styggno1

Thanks! I would better add that I got all...

Thanks!

I would better add that I got all parts, except the frame of course, for this build in the 80ies and 90ies... The Mafac boxes where laying in the hundreds at a shop here in Stockholm....
06-25-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,486
Posted By styggno1

Tipsy build thread - hot summer Monark 90320 Super Continental

I have had my fair share of Crescent 92320 and Monark 90320 thru the years. They are somewhat of a staple vintage race bike over here in Sweden. I believe this is my 19: th...

Before getting this...
06-12-20, 02:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 828
Posted By styggno1

Oh yes! Shiny! ...

Oh yes! Shiny!

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05-18-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,471
Posted By styggno1

I love it - and I have got all kinds....

I love it - and I have got all kinds. Professionally done, amature, idiotic, nice, bad, dangerous, etc. Still love it.

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05-10-20, 10:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,358
Posted By styggno1

My opinion is this: ...

My opinion is this:

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https://www.bikeforums.net/20567704-post64.html
05-04-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,231
Posted By styggno1

I am old school. No photoshop or tricks with the...

I am old school. No photoshop or tricks with the computor. I use a sheet of glass placed under the left pedal.

Can be seen in this picture (right lower corner) as a blurr.
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04-28-20, 04:40 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 17,890
Posted By styggno1

It has been a while since I had a look on the net...

It has been a while since I had a look on the net for more Bianchi Proto/Caurus Proto. Found quite a few more than last time but only two that show their serial numbers.

New ones in red.
F020...
04-25-20, 01:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,239
Posted By styggno1

Thanks (bikes)! We are one of the less...

Thanks (bikes)!

We are one of the less populated countries in the world. There is a lot of space.

Mowing... Not any longer. At least not for me. Here I am having a sports drink while the robot...
04-22-20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,239
Posted By styggno1

5000 sq meters of typical (rough) Swedish lawn....

5000 sq meters of typical (rough) Swedish lawn. Some stray trees. A few houses.

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04-21-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,893
Posted By styggno1

I admit to having too long housings on my touring...

I admit to having too long housings on my touring bike. There is a reason for it though. If needing to adjust cables while touring you can always shorten the housing and get some more cable to use....
04-21-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 7,495
Views: 1,937,662
Posted By styggno1

Spring has the taste of blood. And for every year...

Spring has the taste of blood. And for every year it gets worse. Seriously considered to phone my brother to get him to pick me up and drive me home...
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04-16-20, 12:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,997
Posted By styggno1

Getting ready... ...

Getting ready...

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03-11-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 585
Views: 44,785
Posted By styggno1

https://live.staticflickr.com/1935/45358421541_9a6...

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02-21-20, 03:38 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,288
Posted By styggno1

Even if I have been in this hobby since the...

Even if I have been in this hobby since the dinosaurs I do bloop some times...


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02-21-20, 03:33 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,288
Posted By styggno1

Correcting someone elses blooper... ...

Correcting someone elses blooper...

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09-04-19, 02:21 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 16,825
Posted By styggno1

Nicke Welin-Berger rode this to a Swedish...

Nicke Welin-Berger rode this to a Swedish championship win in the 1975 time trial for seniors.

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09-03-19, 04:13 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 16,825
Posted By styggno1

1971 Masi Monark Team Ferretti ...

1971 Masi Monark Team Ferretti

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08-14-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,414
Posted By styggno1

There is lot of rumour-ish bull**** thrown around...

There is lot of rumour-ish bull**** thrown around the net about these brakes. Frankly - I do not understand all the talk about them being difficult to set up. What is the problem? I just do not get...
08-04-19, 12:10 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,698
Posted By styggno1

In Sweden SOS (apart from being the distress...

In Sweden SOS (apart from being the distress signal) is Smör, Ost och Sill (butter, cheese and pickled herring). A traditional standard course during summer. You order an SOS, cold lager and a...
07-29-19, 02:23 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,341
Posted By styggno1

17 posts and no Masi or Merckx!? I have to do...

17 posts and no Masi or Merckx!? I have to do something...

This is both a Monark and a Masi

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07-15-19, 05:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,242
Posted By styggno1

Thank you all! I have to modify my message a...

Thank you all!

I have to modify my message a bit... Even though my brother cannot bicycle as he wants to anymore he has a full life (though painful most of the time). He hunts, got a young hunting...
07-15-19, 02:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,242
Posted By styggno1

A sad day, personally, classic French touring contents

Yesterday my older brother came to me and asked me to sell his touring bike.
(And - no - this is not an ad for selling it here. It will be done elsewere and at a later time).

For me this request...
05-07-19, 07:52 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,909
Posted By styggno1

Well - I am Swedish after all... nudge, nudge......

Well - I am Swedish after all... nudge, nudge... say no more!
05-07-19, 07:46 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,909
Posted By styggno1

Hi! Long time no see! Sorry - I will change...

Hi! Long time no see!

Sorry - I will change it to strong, comfortable and satisfied (just for this "orgasmic" thread)... :)

edit - I must have been away for quite a while - just notced there...
05-07-19, 07:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,909
Posted By styggno1

This one just fits me. I felt it immediately the...

This one just fits me. I felt it immediately the first ride. I felt strong and comfortable. What more can one ask for!


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09-15-18, 01:16 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 11,968
Posted By styggno1

Build came to a halt for some time. Needed a...

Build came to a halt for some time. Needed a couple of small things. Fresh gum hoods being first on the list. Got them this week and fitted them today.
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08-04-18, 01:24 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,464
Posted By styggno1

A couple of days ago I converted my GAN MX Leader...

A couple of days ago I converted my GAN MX Leader to down tube 10V shifters. I have used 10V bar end shifters since I built the bike but I wanted a more clean look. For this one I did not opt for the...
01-16-18, 01:33 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,464
Posted By styggno1

The plot thickens and small details matter. ...

The plot thickens and small details matter.

There are different versions of the shifter backing plates within the range that has the stop in the right place for this conversion. Never...
01-15-18, 05:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,403
Posted By styggno1

1971 "Monark" (as found) ...

1971 "Monark" (as found)

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1978 Prestige

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One more 1978...
11-14-17, 12:45 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,464
Posted By styggno1

Campag 10V down tube shifter retro-fun

Today I got some vital parts home for a project I have been contemplating for a long time. I have bought parts here and there and as I have not been in a hurry I have got them cheap - taking...
09-18-17, 02:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,014
Posted By styggno1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j7jKtJLZ4OE ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j7jKtJLZ4OE

;-)
08-22-17, 12:17 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 32,822
Posted By styggno1

So... You are into red bikes are you... I am...

So... You are into red bikes are you...

I am seeing red a lot.

You have seen them before but this thread is sort of made for them.

1978 (january) Prestige...
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