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10-14-19, 10:12 PM
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Posted By repechage

Velo Classique (http://www.veloclassique.com/) ...

Velo Classique (http://www.veloclassique.com/)

wayne has quite a few in inventory
both lengths
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Views: 285
Posted By repechage

I bought one used in 1972 for $25. at a Schwinn...

I bought one used in 1972 for $25. at a Schwinn store.
stripped it, mitered in a tube about half way up the down tube, had it welded in, painted it yellow, new saddle, loop cut off, struts to the...
10-13-19, 04:43 PM
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Views: 840
Posted By repechage

no, they are not originally cut with piloted...

no, they are not originally cut with piloted taps, (too slow) there is indeed alignment in the virgin part, but distortion in the framebuilding process is not that hard to occur.
10-13-19, 04:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 840
Posted By repechage

I have, actually not that uncommon, but in the...

I have, actually not that uncommon, but in the traditional assembly era misalignment was tolerated.
The chances of using a piloted set of taps, Campagnolo, Cobra, or of similar design might work,...
10-13-19, 04:36 PM
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Posted By repechage

I really suggest getting a measurement from the...

I really suggest getting a measurement from the center of the pivot to the center of the rim, vertically.
Test, don't guess.
10-13-19, 08:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 272
Posted By repechage

The Smokey Yanuk approach- CeramicSpeed...

The Smokey Yanuk approach-

CeramicSpeed bearings, no contact seals.
CeramicSpeed as much as you can afford
might as well remove as many parasitic watts as possible.

with regard to position-...
10-10-19, 03:45 PM
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Views: 6,825
Posted By repechage

Tire-Alert for the good ones to have repaired.

Tire-Alert for the good ones to have repaired.
10-10-19, 03:44 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,825
Posted By repechage

3M Fast-tak 8031 (old part number) new has more...

3M Fast-tak 8031 (old part number) new has more digits in front. The 8001 is the WRONG stuff- similar name.
The problem is that the adhesive has a different formula than 40 years ago. Lower VOC.
...
10-10-19, 03:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 840
Posted By repechage

Or, ditch that and buy an Edco eccentric lock...

Or, ditch that and buy an Edco eccentric lock bottom bracket. No worthwhile threads required.
10-10-19, 09:15 AM
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Posted By repechage

Changing a tire on the road was easy way back,...

Changing a tire on the road was easy way back, the Red Clement glue (or copies) took so long to dry out that it readily re-tacked.
The new adhesives are essentially contact adhesive as stated...
10-07-19, 04:16 PM
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Posted By repechage

I prefer tubular. not sure if the equation is...

I prefer tubular.
not sure if the equation is as in favor as it once was.
good tires were always expensive- clement setas and upper tier cotton tires, great tires are around but not cheap- FMB...
10-06-19, 11:19 PM
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Posted By repechage

That is the brand and model. reading later on...

That is the brand and model.
reading later on the thread, Donnely, (was Clement) has gone that way.
Tufo's going to black... Yes, cannot visually manage all black tubulars either. Although I did...
10-06-19, 03:30 PM
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Posted By repechage

Actually that is an old concept. Trying to recall...

Actually that is an old concept. Trying to recall the brand or brands at the moment. From the 70's.
I recall Tufo also does this. I have not used them, the color of the sidewalls - kind of a red...
10-06-19, 01:42 PM
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Posted By repechage

Size stated is 62 cm center to center - looks...

Size stated is 62 cm center to center - looks bigger than that unless the bottom bracket drop was reduced for extra long cranks- Campagnolo did make 180's

poor images of the lugwork, something...
10-06-19, 11:11 AM
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Views: 915
Posted By repechage

Truth is a scarce commodity today. its a...

Truth is a scarce commodity today.

its a wild world out there.
the Black 55cm Masi Gran Criterium for $3,500 frame and fork with "patina" is amazing too.
10-06-19, 11:07 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,825
Posted By repechage

Removing the existing residual glue from the rim...

Removing the existing residual glue from the rim is not always necessary.

there is a totally tubular thread that has a lot of information.

aged tires get far fewer flats, the rubber becomes...
10-06-19, 10:41 AM
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Posted By repechage

A.D. Stump

not many of these made, period.
huge, looks like the seller tried to make it work over the decades, prob 1974-75 - Blackwall clinchers don't help the look.

Anyone 6'- 5" or taller? A once in a...
10-05-19, 04:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 609
Posted By repechage

Final version of the Super Record crank set, the...

Final version of the Super Record crank set, the one without crank arm milling, having a laser etched shield logo and on the backside CNC style milling that placed a significant amount of material at...
10-05-19, 08:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 688
Posted By repechage

I would drop the fork, remove the crown race and...

I would drop the fork, remove the crown race and crack dye check the region where the race had been.

( well actually I would walk two doors west from work and have the non destructive test guys...
10-05-19, 07:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 609
Posted By repechage

The parts last I would encourage strategic...

The parts last
I would encourage strategic replacement parts- the soft parts, then cables, chain rings, ( pinned and ramped even)
various springs.
brake cable adjusters
pre cpsc brake quick...
09-29-19, 09:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 188
Posted By repechage

55 mm min insertion BUT reference the length of...

55 mm min insertion BUT reference the length of threading the steerer has- having the wedge or cone applying force in the threaded zone is not good practice.
09-27-19, 08:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,240
Posted By repechage

How Gios Romantic nice job which graphics...

How Gios Romantic
nice job
which graphics supplier did you select?
also, good job on the head badge rivets
09-25-19, 03:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,224
Posted By repechage

You could send them your observations on long...

You could send them your observations on long long long term storage effects.
09-25-19, 09:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 891
Posted By repechage

Last service known or estimated age of tires ...

Last service
known or estimated age of tires

code the purchase price- often not relevant
would just reduce any insurance claim
09-23-19, 07:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,224
Posted By repechage

Decades ago, I almost bought one of these in...

Decades ago, I almost bought one of these in 1971, earlier graphics. As I thought about it I realized I would want to exchange the cranks, pedals, derailleurs... The rear was going to be a problem as...
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Posted By repechage

Does have the upmarket dropouts frame geometry...

Does have the upmarket dropouts
frame geometry is better than the lower tier bikes
chrome rear stays
replaced wheels ( what diameter?)
the cranks are not the swaged maxi cranks
maybe Mighty...
09-21-19, 09:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,460
Posted By repechage

From reading, I am assuming the stem is off the...

From reading, I am assuming the stem is off the bike. The headset spacer may have a tooth that keys into a slot in the fork steerer, if it is rotated one way or another a "pipe" wrench type pliers...
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Views: 478
Posted By repechage

Yes and no. Long ago I suggested this model to a...

Yes and no. Long ago I suggested this model to a friend to purchase, she liked it but balked at the price of a "tune up" a number of years later, (should have asked me) traded it in on a 5 speed...
09-21-19, 05:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 798
Posted By repechage

I forgot to mention the stoker top tube pump peg-...

I forgot to mention the stoker top tube pump peg- my guess repaint and torch work.
09-21-19, 11:58 AM
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Views: 503
Posted By repechage

Option 3

Option 3
09-21-19, 11:54 AM
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Posted By repechage

Schwinn Paramount Tandems had TA tandem cranks...

Schwinn Paramount Tandems had TA tandem cranks often, but Campagnolo tandem cranks were an option, they are "factory" . With the correct RH/LH threading, even the dinal drive crank is a factory...
09-20-19, 07:06 PM
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Posted By repechage

I have one- 27" or surgery - I even think the...

I have one- 27" or surgery - I even think the picots are a bit high for the 27" rims and stock mafacs.
through a swap of rims that came on another bike- went hook rims I stead of module 58.
the...
09-19-19, 08:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 761
Posted By repechage

The hub races between tipo and record were not...

The hub races between tipo and record were not the same. The tipo received nice stamping but just that- the records received heat treatment and grinding.

same with the cones.

i would go with...
09-19-19, 06:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 265
Posted By repechage

In a quick visual reference of the crankset - it...

In a quick visual reference of the crankset - it is of a time where they copied Campagnolo
so, 113 ayssemetrical- length offset toward drive side. Many cartridge bottom brackets are equal left and...
09-18-19, 10:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By repechage

I have one- probably the same size pairing. i...

I have one- probably the same size pairing.
i will sent it on its way soon
wife and daughter did not like
09-17-19, 10:11 PM
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Views: 933
Posted By repechage

Steyr Clubman. even has clubman on the downtube...

Steyr Clubman.
even has clubman on the downtube
slack angles, simple
09-17-19, 08:54 PM
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Posted By repechage

I would consider moving the mech' down and not...

I would consider moving the mech' down and not use the cable stop- run a section of cable housing under the bottom bracket.
it really won't move around. If it really bugs you but works, get a...
09-17-19, 08:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 364
Posted By repechage

Phil Wood hubs are designed to have a smidge of...

Phil Wood hubs are designed to have a smidge of lateral play at the rim. The reason is to avoid unwanted side load on the bearings. Not a fan of it as the one bike as I move it around and set it down...
09-17-19, 07:07 PM
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Posted By repechage

francophile has a copious selection of Coppi...

francophile has a copious selection of Coppi bikes. I have only one, probably earlier as it had the round side medallions on the fork. Not a toplevel model, but Campagnolo dropouts and nice Italian...
09-17-19, 06:55 PM
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Views: 4,366
Posted By repechage

I would go White or Blue tape. Handsome bike. ...

I would go White or Blue tape. Handsome bike.

And still look for a Colnago Super.
09-17-19, 12:50 PM
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Views: 8,123
Posted By repechage

I owned on a long time ago. you are correct-...

I owned on a long time ago.
you are correct- apply a lot of front brake and the wheelbase shrinks 15-20 mm.
one must adapt.
on the climbs - the bike can do what Jan Heine raves about - " planes "...
09-16-19, 04:37 PM
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Posted By repechage

That was weird, anyway, Joe founded QRBC Quick...

That was weird, anyway, Joe founded QRBC Quick Release Bicycle Club in 1974, sponsored in 1975 by Zeus.
(back then, a club could not have a sponsor it's first year)
09-15-19, 06:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,693
Posted By repechage

that is why the Leroy pen- only for the flat...

that is why the Leroy pen- only for the flat bottom area- the way the depression terminates on the Shimano crank you are correct, not enough definition.
09-15-19, 02:40 PM
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Views: 3,841
Posted By repechage

Saw that small Black GC long ago at a race......

Saw that small Black GC long ago at a race... 22mm round fork.
Both Masi are Marvelous.
09-15-19, 11:52 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,978
Posted By repechage

3ttt was Almost Always for a 26.0 bar Except......

3ttt was Almost Always for a 26.0 bar Except... when they came on Raleigh Pros that had a 25.4" British handlebar as assembled.
There are maxims, but no absolutes.
09-15-19, 10:32 AM
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Views: 1,048
Posted By repechage

But Jan states they "plane"... I too got to...

But Jan states they "plane"...

I too got to ride a bunch, mfg differences are just there. There was a California Masi that the shop could just not sell, decent size 58cm as Masi measured. I rode...
09-15-19, 10:24 AM
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Views: 6,074
Posted By repechage

Colnago attributes are often... variable. Small...

Colnago attributes are often... variable. Small frames often received shorter fork reinforcements with no cutouts.

My 1972 has no bottom bracket socket windows, holes in the fork reinforcements,...
09-15-19, 10:11 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,693
Posted By repechage

to fill the spider flutes you need a Leroy...

to fill the spider flutes you need a Leroy lettering pen, 1.5 or 2.0 tip. Often called a "mouse" It with very thinned paint will allow you to just paint the base of the indentation.
09-15-19, 10:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,978
Posted By repechage

Assuming 36 spoke wheels, the difference between...

Assuming 36 spoke wheels, the difference between low or high flange lengths is not that great. depends more on:
crossing scheme, 3x or 4x
Rear wheel spacing, 126mm (6 speed) wide rear hubs almost...
09-14-19, 10:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,048
Posted By repechage

ok those two bikes may share a brand and model...

ok those two bikes may share a brand and model name but are apples v oranges
they Should ride and behave differently.

one item to note is the variability of assembly quality that you cannot see-...
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