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05-28-19, 06:49 PM
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Posted By Ct03911

Richard Schwinn wrote me that he would share the...

Richard Schwinn wrote me that he would share the details of how he and Scott Wastyn identifies this frame as a Wastyn.
He said he would supply a report and pictures once the frame was painted. ...
05-26-19, 04:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,182
Posted By Ct03911

Merziak, your bike looks amazing. How you sourced...

Merziak, your bike looks amazing. How you sourced the components is incredible.
Iíve been looking at 1960 era gear but itís rare and usually not as well preserved as you have.
I definitely need...
05-26-19, 02:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,182
Posted By Ct03911

Lou Sebo 1960 Paramount

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/750x1334/bbec6d5d_d019_4fd5_b3aa_0a1ad8612b80_13375f776d051037dd9275b02a4b5de1814fa0fe.png...
10-10-18, 06:52 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,772
Posted By Ct03911

Thatís an old add. It sold in a thread response...

Thatís an old add. It sold in a thread response above.
Thats my question. It sold and what became of it.
10-10-18, 04:54 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,772
Posted By Ct03911

What ever became of this bike? I recently...

What ever became of this bike?

I recently bought a similar frame.

Just curious..
10-04-18, 08:47 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,631
Posted By Ct03911

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

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/1468486e_92f7_40ce_8f83_f2741f69ede8_e196bfe364e911217e23308feb031edc1477a5d1.jpeg...
10-01-18, 07:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 160
Posted By Ct03911

Vintage looking tubular

Done some searching but haven't found what I'm looking for yet, or better put, not sure what is popular for restorations.
I have an early 70's bike that's done except for tires.

I'd appreciate...
09-29-18, 11:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 421
Posted By Ct03911

Thanks for the info. Was there also a cutoff date...

Thanks for the info. Was there also a cutoff date where the BB bearings were loose and then went to races? I see both on BB offerings on Ebay for what otherwise appears to be the same part.
09-29-18, 02:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 421
Posted By Ct03911

how do you identify pre-CPSC cranks?

how do you identify pre-CPSC cranks?
09-28-18, 08:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 421
Posted By Ct03911

Campy bottom bracket question

I have the BB out on my Ď72 Witcomb to be lubed.

Itís marked ď68-SS-120Ē.
British threaded.
The length measures 112mm.

So, what does ď..SS-120Ē mean anyways?

I have another Witcomb but...
09-28-18, 07:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,078
Posted By Ct03911

I too recently had this issue on a Ď72 Witcomb....

I too recently had this issue on a Ď72 Witcomb. My efforts with mild heat (worried about surrounding paint) and pb blaster etc were no good.
I tried the needle nose vice grips. No good. After...
09-27-18, 10:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 242
Posted By Ct03911

Thanks all. The seller swapped these out for 80's...

Thanks all. The seller swapped these out for 80's vintage Mavics now following my repeated questions about the wheels. That doesn't exactly help the sale on a '77 Colnago so I offered what the frame...
09-27-18, 10:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 342
Posted By Ct03911

Thanks everyone. I've told the seller there is...

Thanks everyone. I've told the seller there is too many changes to the bike in question such that it is worth little more than a frame to me and offered a figure in line with that.
I suspect the...
09-27-18, 08:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 242
Posted By Ct03911

I cannot find any picture of a Mavic rim with...

I cannot find any picture of a Mavic rim with "BBS" on it. Or any rim for that matter.
09-27-18, 08:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 342
Posted By Ct03911

I thought six speeds became common by the...

I thought six speeds became common by the mid-70's but I cant find out when the change was for Colnago or Campy actually.
09-27-18, 07:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 242
Posted By Ct03911

It is a tubular rim. I don't know much more than...

It is a tubular rim. I don't know much more than that because it from emails I'm receiving on a '77 vintage bike. Might be original, maybe not.
Seller provides little information.
09-27-18, 03:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 342
Posted By Ct03911

Any guesses on this freewheel?

This freewheel is on a Ď77 Colnago.
Any guess as to brand or...
09-27-18, 03:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 242
Posted By Ct03911

ID this rim please

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/5082bbb5_9e5e_417d_af88_4cb7190bb7e8_89f5b16a6a735c5ea779418c8498dfbd56190612.jpeg

Anyone able to identify this rim from a Ď78...
09-09-18, 10:45 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,812
Posted By Ct03911

tcpasley, what is the "CR Hi-E group" you...

tcpasley, what is the "CR Hi-E group" you reference? I just got a 1972 Witcomb with these hubs and want to overhaul them..
Thanks,
Dennis
10-16-16, 08:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 394
Posted By Ct03911

Updating my '09 Tarmac

Hi guys. I've only posted a few times but I'll update you on my "new" bike.
I got a brand new 2009 Specialized Tarmac Pro SL frame earlier this year.
The seller outfitted it with a collection of...
10-13-16, 09:39 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 368
Posted By Ct03911

2009 Tarmac BB replacement

Hi guys,

I could have sworn I'd posted this but cannot find my post or any responses. Probably IT challenged.

I have a 2009 Specialized Tarmac Pro Sl frame. Brand new.

The seller put...
Forum: Introductions
10-02-16, 08:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 513
Posted By Ct03911

So I also have a confession to make. I've been...

So I also have a confession to make. I've been ramping up my riding. It has been a long time since I rode. Long time. I'm up to 10 mile rides - don't laugh - and it feels great.
I'd never ridden...
Forum: Introductions
10-02-16, 08:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 513
Posted By Ct03911

I've been working on upgrading my bike since the...

I've been working on upgrading my bike since the purchase. Actually, the Ebay/ Craigslist search has been fun.
I wanted this bike to be all Dura Ace and that has been my goal since buying the bike....
Forum: Introductions
07-26-16, 11:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 513
Posted By Ct03911

New guy. Repost from General.

Hi folks. I'm new to the forum. I was a bike nut back in my teens (70's), even worked in a shop in CT. In '84 I bought a Lotus Competition, which for me, was a pretty nice bike in the day. I...
Replies: 3
Views: 911
Posted By Ct03911

1983 Lotus Competition

Hi all. Just curious. I have a 1983 Lotus Competition in "Ice Blue". Purchased new and I'm the original owner from 1984.
Original owners manual and receipt.

The bike is 100% original except the...
07-26-16, 10:45 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,616
Posted By Ct03911

Here in CT they have done a lot of overpass...

Here in CT they have done a lot of overpass asphalt crack repair. Presumably to seal the bridges and their underlying framework.
The sealant they use is super slippery when hot.
I have noticed it...
07-26-16, 10:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 313
Posted By Ct03911

New guy intro

Hi folks. I'm new to the forum. I was a bike nut back in my teens (70's), even worked in a shop in CT. In '84 I bought a Lotus Competition, which for me, was a pretty nice bike in the day. I...
09-09-15, 07:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 721
Posted By Ct03911

Yesterday I took the bike to Pedal Power, used to...

Yesterday I took the bike to Pedal Power, used to be Clarke's, in Essex, CT.
Fantastic shop and guys, Todd and Pete. So different from my previous experience.

I spent a few few hours earlier...
09-08-15, 11:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 721
Posted By Ct03911

Where would I source replacement bearings and...

Where would I source replacement bearings and know the size to get?
Forum: Introductions
09-08-15, 09:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 386
Posted By Ct03911

Thank you all. I did ride it a mile or so...

Thank you all.
I did ride it a mile or so after a full wash and polish. The tires held air amazingly.
I do not plan to ride it again without doing the bearings and securely mounting new tires. ...
09-08-15, 09:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 721
Posted By Ct03911

Thanks poprad. I'm pretty mechanical. That...

Thanks poprad.

I'm pretty mechanical. That said, I just looked at all the tools on Park Tool and I'm not sure if I'd be best served by doing the hubs, bb and head tube myself. I'd need tools and...
09-07-15, 10:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 721
Posted By Ct03911

1983 Lotus Competition restoration

Hi all. Forgive the re-post from "Introductions" but I just wanted to say hello and copy/carry over the following info from that intro post.

I am headed out to carefully clean the bike and do...
Forum: Introductions
09-07-15, 09:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 386
Posted By Ct03911

1983 Lotus Competition Hello!

I recently became motivated to dust off my 1983 Lotus Competition in Ice Blue and get riding again.

I am the original owner, purchased 8-14-85 from Contes Bike Shop, Newport News, VA. Serial #...
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