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Posted By repechage

Here is a typical one to compare to: ...

Here is a typical one to compare to:

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1923/38088fa7_1789_4ae6_a88b_cccd015d3c03_171134470854f440e88845a61814676451155a61.jpeg
might be...
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Posted By repechage

The best and most up to date valuation will be...

The best and most up to date valuation will be completed transactions for Campagnolo cobalto brake calipers.
The offered prices and the real transaction prices have a spread.
Seller feedback does...
12-06-21, 05:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 905
Posted By repechage

Quite a trolling statement and possible question....

Quite a trolling statement and possible question.

Why don't you rephrase that, "I am biased and do not own one, so why should I bother?"
Because beautiful women appreciate them.
12-06-21, 02:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 664
Posted By repechage

At least they are easier to hide than a whole...

At least they are easier to hide than a whole bike.
The parcel IS being shipped to work?
12-06-21, 02:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 413
Posted By repechage

From here, those spokes look too short. when...

From here, those spokes look too short.
when you peel the tire off, the spoke should fill the entire nipple to near or at the end, as these are tubulars, even a thread beyond.
Unless the spokes...
12-06-21, 08:30 AM
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Posted By repechage

Tim Weisberg owned a Colnago ( and a full...

Tim Weisberg owned a Colnago ( and a full Campagnolo tool kit)

...
12-05-21, 10:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 413
Posted By repechage

With the Ford, Men in Black comes to mind. I...

With the Ford, Men in Black comes to mind.
I know, non sequitur

good to give it a service and clean.
will be Sytling
12-05-21, 08:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 682
Posted By repechage

Huret steel mechanisms get arthritis. Back off...

Huret steel mechanisms get arthritis. Back off the adjusters, kroil or other, work them limber, they don't look very rusty at all but they get that too.
This bike is pre boom. '65 '66?
before...
12-05-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 170
Posted By repechage

Appears very clean workmanship. tandems rarely...

Appears very clean workmanship.
tandems rarely retain value unfortunately
as a used machine- the way to go
12-05-21, 12:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 248
Posted By repechage

Yeah, those FrenchÖ you need a 26tpi gauge-...

Yeah, those FrenchÖ

you need a 26tpi gauge- in general that is what Campagnolo is acknowledged to be in the Nuovo: Super Record era
12-05-21, 08:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 478
Posted By repechage

Way back when frame parts were imported in small...

Way back when frame parts were imported in small numbers, one used what one could get.

I built a frame with an Italian shell, brought in to the USA from a shop in Italy by a customer on vacation....
12-05-21, 08:47 AM
12-05-21, 08:39 AM
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Posted By repechage

probably not out of the bicycle carton, smarter...

probably not out of the bicycle carton, smarter customers might want or need a different length stem, this gets removed, goes into inventory and who knows where it goes.
12-05-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 343
Posted By repechage

the right European accent, a good story that...

the right European accent, a good story that pumps the brandÖ
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Views: 1,171
Posted By repechage

Maybe. Tandems can surprise you.

Maybe. Tandems can surprise you.
12-04-21, 06:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 287
Posted By repechage

Those Model 58's are sort of hooked, not like the...

Those Model 58's are sort of hooked, not like the other Super Champ Gentleman rims or other Mavic module 3's etc.
They are fine for wired on Paselas. not sure I would run above 85psi.

Before you...
12-04-21, 05:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 256
Posted By repechage

British appearing color scheme. Flickr now lets...

British appearing color scheme.
Flickr now lets one view but not zoom if one is not a user and or PROÖ
so it goes.

I was just looking at mine today. I need to service it and glue on some tires.
12-04-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,048
Posted By repechage

Factory decoration retreated over the years. ...

Factory decoration retreated over the years.
there was hand striping in the early 60ís and prior.
lug lining was actually away from the lug a bit/ I have not seen anyone replicate that, it dropped...
12-04-21, 06:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 478
Posted By repechage

Prob has English threading too. curious the...

Prob has English threading too.
curious the change in identity

always the scary thought to hide a stolen bike
12-04-21, 06:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 248
Posted By repechage

Not all Huret dropouts were threaded for Huret. ...

Not all Huret dropouts were threaded for Huret.
10 x1 or 10x26tpi ( Campagnolo) are the alternates

I forget what Native to Huret is.
12-03-21, 11:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 469
Posted By repechage

Itís Terryific these are interesting bikes. ...

Itís Terryific

these are interesting bikes.
that said not for the inattentive.

friend way back bought a Shogun version and had three gravity storms with it- something with the small front...
12-03-21, 09:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 846
Posted By repechage

In SoCal, might try the Bicycle Stand in Long...

In SoCal, might try the Bicycle Stand in Long Beach on Broadway
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Views: 1,171
Posted By repechage

bianchigirl, you could fasten up saddle bags and...

bianchigirl, you could fasten up saddle bags and make it the ultimate cargo bike between tandem use.

thatís a big bike though.
Tandems are a tough sell, I donated mine.
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Views: 347
Posted By repechage

on the small side, most headsets are 38-40mm of...

on the small side, most headsets are 38-40mm of stack so 110 or less head tube.

no clear view of brake reach or offset/ rake

a happy customer is all in the details
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Views: 2,815
Posted By repechage

Note on the Mixtie the Mafac caliper that has the...

Note on the Mixtie the Mafac caliper that has the Weinmann form factor.

the chainrings donít have too much difference- otherwise a terrific example.
bot too small thoughÖ seat tube could be 53-55...
12-03-21, 02:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 211
Posted By repechage

I suggest you buy those. could be years or...

I suggest you buy those.
could be years or longer to find wide and superlight bars. I would consider them vaporware.
12-03-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 47,872
Posted By repechage

very nice, I miss the guy. done with the Brian...

very nice, I miss the guy.
done with the Brian preference of the signature on the drive side.
I owned a Black Carlsbad GC ordered special in 9/76. Sold off to pay for school, paid a whole year of...
12-03-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 47,872
Posted By repechage

Rare photo, I donít do these much. ...

Rare photo, I donít do these much.

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1802/cb59efcb_d9e0_4a4e_be13_ff03961f08b4_f88546bf29d63a758279fb34dcd15f781d391625.jpeg
12-03-21, 07:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 637
Posted By repechage

If Ernesto still owned the biz, those are...

If Ernesto still owned the biz, those are extortion worthy.
12-02-21, 09:23 PM
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Views: 426
Posted By repechage

I blame Shimano for the levers that look like...

I blame Shimano for the levers that look like antlers. In looking at the shape, I understand how that transpired.

one day I will tear into my 8 speed Shimano 600 levers, works the highest ratio...
12-02-21, 09:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 637
Posted By repechage

For a time in the USA the high end road bike...

For a time in the USA the high end road bike market crashed. Iím sure it was felt in Italy.
the response to whip up something Iím sure was strong from a survival perspective.
12-02-21, 06:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 857
Posted By repechage

taller buyer and local assist

taller buyer and local assist
12-02-21, 06:14 PM
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Views: 270
Posted By repechage

That frame is whapped Jack it out and...

That frame is whapped

Jack it out and campus bike level build.
12-02-21, 12:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 554
Posted By repechage

another approach might be to remove the fixed...

another approach might be to remove the fixed cup, its French, they want to unwind naturally, remove the spindle and bearings, then use the Sheldon brown method of unwinding the fixed cup.
I would...
12-02-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 440
Posted By repechage

https://www.moma.org/learn/moma_learning/marcel-du...

https://www.moma.org/learn/moma_learning/marcel-duchamp-bicycle-wheel-new-york-1951-third-version-after-lost-original-of-1913/
12-02-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 440
Posted By repechage

find a wooden stool, drill a 1" hole in the...

find a wooden stool, drill a 1" hole in the center of the seat, set the fork upside down and mimic pop art
12-02-21, 02:00 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 47,872
Posted By repechage

A Look at an interesting moment in bike time.

A Look at an interesting moment in bike time.
12-02-21, 01:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 637
Posted By repechage

If you Google Colnago mtb you will turn up a...

If you Google
Colnago mtb
you will turn up a number of images and links to images that show what Ernesto was attempting.
some were OK.
in the vast vast number almost without exception things were...
12-01-21, 06:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 554
Posted By repechage

I never bothered to look into those cartridge...

I never bothered to look into those cartridge bottom brackets- too bad they ignored the French :)

seem to have a number of French bikes
12-01-21, 12:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 544
Posted By repechage

Was first expecting for it to be in an April...

Was first expecting for it to be in an April issue, a tribute to Road & Track April Road tests.
12-01-21, 12:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 554
Posted By repechage

note the LeCycleur tool has provisions for two...

note the LeCycleur tool has provisions for two pin hole circle dimensions - Campagnolo and one other and I did not bother to note, Shimano?TA? Sugino matches Campagnolo.
the cited material for the...
11-30-21, 08:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 554
Posted By repechage

I think the only thing in common is that it has...

I think the only thing in common is that it has six pins.

I recently ordered some tools from lecycleur.com
I did not order the adjustable cup tool but it looks promising.
my tools have not...
11-30-21, 02:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 211
Posted By repechage

I do not think they superleggero bars were made...

I do not think they superleggero bars were made that wide.
11-30-21, 11:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 675
Posted By repechage

A customer who KNEW what he wanted. In the...

A customer who KNEW what he wanted.
In the 74-77 time frame, many customers liked the ride of a European frame but wanted Japanese shifting, stem shifters etc.
Easy, we will switch things out for...
11-30-21, 11:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 731
Posted By repechage

A budget Quickbeam

A budget Quickbeam
11-30-21, 10:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,716
Posted By repechage

and Price, both Richard Sachs and Ben Serotta...

and Price, both Richard Sachs and Ben Serotta noted the $400. Launch price of a Confente USA frame left them thinking.
paraphrasing, what was done to demand and get that high a price?

As I recall...
11-29-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 794
Posted By repechage

resize it as needed and wear it as a ring.

resize it as needed and wear it as a ring.
11-29-21, 07:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 846
Posted By repechage

Velocals might have the seat tube graphic. The...

Velocals might have the seat tube graphic.
The chainstay and Direct drive fork art I will ask my graphic designer spouse for Christmas
I need to carefully consider the top and downtube.
in a quick...
11-29-21, 07:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 576
Posted By repechage

Heliomatic... you are on borrowed time on those...

Heliomatic... you are on borrowed time on those hub bearings.
I do not think that Huret rear mechanism will swing inboard enough to get 8 cogs, maybe 7.
I have mine shifting 6 and the limit screw...
11-29-21, 05:42 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,120
Posted By repechage

I have been eyeing a Saeco Red Cannondale......

I have been eyeing a Saeco Red Cannondale... price has been dropping... This thread reminds me on what to look at/for.
Thanks.
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