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02-20-22, 08:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,800
Posted By MiloFrance

There are quite a lot of lines under the paint...

There are quite a lot of lines under the paint which I suspect are are paths of rust. Obviously as a 40-year old frame it's not going to be perfect but does this signal time for a full repaint?
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02-19-22, 01:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,800
Posted By MiloFrance

:twitchy::thumb: He's on FB. Message sent with...

:twitchy::thumb:
He's on FB. Message sent with pics :) What are those decals?
02-19-22, 11:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,800
Posted By MiloFrance

More thickening of the plot... ...

More thickening of the plot...


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60cm C-T, Columbus, and the edge of...
02-19-22, 06:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,800
Posted By MiloFrance

Very slow start to the build... As this will be a...

Very slow start to the build... As this will be a rider (eventually) it's going to start as a mix of what's in the box. The BB is a 114mm 35 x 1 Campag, but I know they made ISO taper as well as...
02-08-22, 12:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,118
Posted By MiloFrance

More pics. There are some things that are just a...

More pics. There are some things that are just a result of lack of insight, like the fire in Reception being a pain because there is a huge extractor in the kitchen 30 m away, powerful enough to suck...
02-08-22, 12:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,118
Posted By MiloFrance

pH- injector failed, so the staining is from a...

pH- injector failed, so the staining is from a pool of acid that also ate a load of the concrete. Water on the floor is from backwashing a filter, the flow on a BW is way too high for the drain so we...
02-07-22, 12:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,118
Posted By MiloFrance

A probably not-quite-exhaustive list: I'm in...

A probably not-quite-exhaustive list:
I'm in charge of 8 humans, 44 villas, 25 private pools, 2 communal pools, 3 jacuzzis (hot tubs), 8 hotel rooms, 2 restaurants, a chateau, the health spa (inc....
02-07-22, 10:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,118
Posted By MiloFrance

I have a permanent position...

Hey folks!
So apart from the occasional frame question, I've been very bad at posting and keeping in touch. The reason is a new job.
A year ago I was asked to do the snagging (punch lists) for 44...
02-06-22, 11:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,800
Posted By MiloFrance

Yes

Yes
02-06-22, 03:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,800
Posted By MiloFrance

Not the lightest but it's a 58cm... ...

Not the lightest but it's a 58cm...

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With Campagnolo BB and headset
02-06-22, 11:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,800
Posted By MiloFrance

The plot thickens, but not much. Finally got it...

The plot thickens, but not much. Finally got it in my muddy paws this weekend. 26.8 seat post, campag dropouts, 35 X 1 BB.
02-06-22, 11:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,800
Posted By MiloFrance

The plot thickens, but not much. Finally got it...

The plot thickens, but not much. Finally got it in my muddy paws this weekend. 26.8 seat post, campag dropouts, 35 X 1 BB.
09-04-21, 11:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,800
Posted By MiloFrance

That would be most cool... I'm thinking about...

That would be most cool... I'm thinking about negotiating for it, for as a swap for something worth more on paper but too small for me. For some reason it really appeals to me, and I don't have a...
09-04-21, 03:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,800
Posted By MiloFrance

Another pic added... anyone recognise the format?...

Another pic added... anyone recognise the format? SC00169 19 12 83
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09-04-21, 01:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,800
Posted By MiloFrance

Unusual lug cut out?.

Wow, last post was March, time flies... Hope you're all well.
This was posted on a FB group, so you may have already seen it? Anyone know who used this pattern? I accidentally posted this on the...
Replies: 5
Views: 508
Posted By MiloFrance

Unusual lug cut out?

Wow, last post was March, time flies... Hope you're all well.
This was posted on a FB group, so you may have already seen it? Anyone know who used this pattern?...
03-21-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,204
Posted By MiloFrance

What's in the garage today and confirmed that it...

What's in the garage today and confirmed that it is a pair of campagnolo dropouts on the back. Can anybody confirm the model please? Or suggest something similar enough that I would not need to...
03-21-21, 12:05 AM
Replies: 14,683
Views: 3,521,692
Posted By MiloFrance

Yup ...

Yup
https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1223375-greetings-bernhard-carre-question.html
02-12-21, 12:19 AM
Replies: 14,683
Views: 3,521,692
Posted By MiloFrance

Some of you will know Emmaus, Some not. Basically...

Some of you will know Emmaus, Some not. Basically a thrift store. Picked this up early in the week. B Carré, 1970, possibly Gilbert Bellone's Sonolor Lejeune team bike, there's another thread about...
02-11-21, 12:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,204
Posted By MiloFrance

There's a Lejeune on Classic Lightweights that...

There's a Lejeune on Classic Lightweights that could be it's twin. Sadly there's also the evidence of a chopped off hanger.:mad:...
02-11-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,204
Posted By MiloFrance

Curious logo on the BB. ...

Curious logo on the BB.
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Chrome and '10' on the nds stay/DO...
02-10-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,204
Posted By MiloFrance

Anyone reading this that wouldn't have bought it...

Anyone reading this that wouldn't have bought it for 15 euros, put your hand up... :lol:

It is a bulge but looks like its supposed to be there. If only we knew someone with an encyclopedic...
02-10-21, 06:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,204
Posted By MiloFrance

A couple of things strike me. Assuming that the...

A couple of things strike me. Assuming that the bottom bracket stamp is November 1970, why would there not be a derailleur hanger? Plenty of small dents so could well have been used and abused in...
02-10-21, 04:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,204
Posted By MiloFrance

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/20210210_112354_d83ba5b119b7bba420c75fd0a11c24c25b94eb2e.jpg...
02-10-21, 04:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,204
Posted By MiloFrance

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/20210210_112923_d958ba010a13c7815850ba1ca37621701bf4f88b.jpg...
02-09-21, 11:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,204
Posted By MiloFrance

I have not been idle in the last hour (for a...

I have not been idle in the last hour (for a change).
In the right age bracket (from 1960 DoB ish)


Gino Bartali :lol:

Gilbert Bauvin :foo:

Giovanni Battaglin :lol:
02-09-21, 11:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,204
Posted By MiloFrance

Defo GB More pics later.

Defo GB More pics later.
02-09-21, 11:27 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,686
Posted By MiloFrance

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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No, just no.


...
02-09-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,204
Posted By MiloFrance

Autosmell. Extra H. Never mind. There's always...

Autosmell. Extra H. Never mind.
There's always a reason. Here it is.
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02-09-21, 09:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,204
Posted By MiloFrance

Greetings and a Bernhard Carré question

Greetings all. Not been around awhile partly due to physical problems and partly due to the dreaded lockdown restrictions. Anyway it's nice to see you all again.
Bernard Carré experts I have a...
10-25-20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 323
Posted By MiloFrance

Get a pair... Mismatched or missing components FB page

Exactly what the title says. Looks like it's been around a couple of years and I'm sure it's not unique, but the more people post, the more useful it will get.
Get a pair - Match your odd components...
10-19-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 916
Posted By MiloFrance

I met Eric. His son Andy and I were on the same...

I met Eric. His son Andy and I were on the same engineering course in the early 80s.
10-18-20, 11:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,828
Posted By MiloFrance

Wow, that's a lot of bike!

Wow, that's a lot of bike!
10-16-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 69,027
Views: 11,152,665
Posted By MiloFrance

If the description is true this might need it's...

If the description is true this might need it's own thread? Although the 1920s guess kind of shows that the seller isn't completely in the loop.
https://www.leboncoin.fr/velos/1850612776.htm/
...
10-15-20, 08:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,402
Posted By MiloFrance

II suspect it's more that as an established shop...

II suspect it's more that as an established shop owner he would rather keep it around than part with it. All Columbus SL and SLX (mostly CBT Italia) frames are tucked away in the back as well. Not...
10-14-20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,402
Posted By MiloFrance

Even the French have a sense of humour :rolleyes:

Even the French have a sense of humour :rolleyes:
10-14-20, 09:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,402
Posted By MiloFrance

I asked the question point blank... €1750. ...

I asked the question point blank... €1750.

Luckily none of the NOS steel frames he has are my size.
10-11-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 891
Posted By MiloFrance

I'll box it up and get a price for EU shipping...

I'll box it up and get a price for EU shipping :thumb:
10-11-20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,991
Posted By MiloFrance

Lovely. My Titanio in the same paint is...

Lovely. My Titanio in the same paint is apparently 1998, according to the shop that originally supplied it and sold it to me as a trade in.
10-11-20, 06:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 891
Posted By MiloFrance

I prefer Rum!

I prefer Rum!
10-11-20, 06:40 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,817
Posted By MiloFrance

Follis, Italian immigrant to France. Jo Routens,...

Follis, Italian immigrant to France. Jo Routens, probably his son JP too.
10-11-20, 06:34 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,817
Posted By MiloFrance

Urbain CAFFI (mine was built by by B.Carre),...

Urbain CAFFI (mine was built by by B.Carre), Alain REDOLFI (Bob's was built by Faggin)

...
10-11-20, 06:18 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 247
Posted By MiloFrance

Mavic threadless BB replacement bearings

If you have one of these with one or both bearings shot, I have a very limited supply of original Mavic units. I know alternatives are available now, but if you wish to preserve your Mavic BB, I can...
10-10-20, 12:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,402
Posted By MiloFrance

It's a 57cm, stamped on the BB

It's a 57cm, stamped on the BB
10-09-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,402
Posted By MiloFrance

He wouldn't say. Wouldn't have been correct for...

He wouldn't say. Wouldn't have been correct for me to pin him down with a price when I'm not interested. If it's someone's hearts desiire I can always pass a message on...
10-09-20, 01:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,402
Posted By MiloFrance

Not many of these around... NOS Bianchi

Only got 2 pics but chatting to my lbs owner about titanium, he pulled this out if a cupboard. 1997. I offered €50 but he wasn't having it.
...
10-08-20, 03:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,755
Posted By MiloFrance

Photos... The downtube on my Colnago Titanio...

Photos...
The downtube on my Colnago Titanio has a similar profile but no label as to what breed of titanium it might be.
...
10-07-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,755
Posted By MiloFrance

A side note: I have a Columbus Hyperion Ti frame...

A side note: I have a Columbus Hyperion Ti frame dressed as a Peugeot Team line, in Festina colours. I had heard rumours via a FakeBook member that the Festina Ti frames were made by LS. The FB...
10-06-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 891
Posted By MiloFrance

If I can get the package small enough, maybe 190...

If I can get the package small enough, maybe 190 euros?
10-04-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,836
Posted By MiloFrance

My MTB is FOCO and I had a Wilier Gavia FOCO...

My MTB is FOCO and I had a Wilier Gavia FOCO which I REALLY regret selling. To the point of hunting down the buyer and asking if I could buy it back. I've since acquired an 853 frame which is...
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