Search: Posts Made By: frndlyfire
Showing results 1 to 50 of 64
Search took 0.03 seconds.
06-01-19, 05:15 PM
Replies: 1,413
Views: 100,892
Posted By frndlyfire

Pista Crank Swap - my vintage for your more modern

I have a 170mm Campy Pista crank from the 1962 to 66 era (151 bcd). My current build ended up being a bit more modern than I expected and Iíd like to swap it for newer shape - any time from mid 80s...
05-28-19, 01:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 994
Posted By frndlyfire

No worries, happy you made the sale!

No worries, happy you made the sale!
05-28-19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 994
Posted By frndlyfire

PM incoming! And if anyone has spare pairs...

PM incoming!

And if anyone has spare pairs of levers and/or hubs give me a shout!
03-31-19, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 243
Posted By frndlyfire

Iíll take these, please.

Iíll take these, please.
02-06-19, 11:23 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,451
Posted By frndlyfire

Did the 78 Colnago come with Nuovo? I tried to...

Did the 78 Colnago come with Nuovo? I tried to find this out a while back and it seemed that most were SR (the SR RD was certainly around in 78). Or was it buyers choice?
01-23-19, 11:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 354
Posted By frndlyfire

I have what youíre after. The DT shifters a...

I have what youíre after. The DT shifters a great, but the levers are rider rather than show quality as have a few scuffs here and there.

PM me your email address and I can send you over some...
11-22-18, 08:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 439
Posted By frndlyfire

Stripped down my Paramount for its first (and my...

Stripped down my Paramount for its first (and my first) Evaporust bath. I have one of those vacuum pack bags for clothes that it just about fits in.

Evaporust is supposed to arrive tomorrow. If it...
11-18-18, 04:48 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,037
Posted By frndlyfire

Iím not sure what was in the water in 1982, but...

Iím not sure what was in the water in 1982, but that year seems to have bred a lot of C&V fans!
11-18-18, 03:49 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,037
Posted By frndlyfire

36. Started out on carbon, but love the look and...

36. Started out on carbon, but love the look and feel of 70s and 80s steel. The craftsmanship is something else, and thereís nothing better than taking apart a neglected Colnago or Paramount,...
11-18-18, 01:07 PM
Replies: 1,413
Views: 100,892
Posted By frndlyfire

I know this is a long shot (and pretty anal), but...

I know this is a long shot (and pretty anal), but Iím looking to complete a 78 Super Record group. Is anyone interested in trading my SR RD from 1985 for their one from 78? My 85 functions perfectly...
10-21-18, 10:20 AM
Replies: 1,413
Views: 100,892
Posted By frndlyfire

I found a few of the pieces I was looking for to...

I found a few of the pieces I was looking for to complete several groups, but still need the following if anyone can help:

C Record braze on front derailleur
C Record engraved crankset (172.5...
10-09-18, 08:01 PM
Replies: 1,413
Views: 100,892
Posted By frndlyfire

Looking to complete several groups and need the...

Looking to complete several groups and need the following:

C Record braze on front derailleur
C Record engraved crankset
NR/SR brake levers
Campagnolo Superleggeri pedals
Dura Ace 7400 headset...
10-04-18, 02:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 388
Posted By frndlyfire

Love it. PM sent.

Love it. PM sent.
09-22-18, 01:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 565
Posted By frndlyfire

A couple of things in there Iím looking for, so I...

A couple of things in there Iím looking for, so I would happily take it off your hands. Cheers!
05-11-18, 02:18 PM
Replies: 51,216
Views: 6,656,928
Posted By frndlyfire

The C Record didnít seem to last long. How much...

The C Record didnít seem to last long. How much was it out of interest?
04-17-18, 08:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 465
Posted By frndlyfire

Awesome! And no, I believe only about...

Awesome!



And no, I believe only about 600 of the 1400 or so produced in 88 had gold forks.
04-15-18, 06:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,066
Posted By frndlyfire

Cheers, Dude. I actually found my bag of ferrels...

Cheers, Dude. I actually found my bag of ferrels as I was tidying up.

Love the attention to detail though, and pleased thatís the only thing thatís been picked up on (so far) as this is only my...
04-15-18, 02:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,066
Posted By frndlyfire

I managed to get some time in the garage this...

I managed to get some time in the garage this weekend to finish up this beauty:

https://i.imgur.com/eo6Lfu9.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/elqp60k.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/2F5zZ8f.jpg
...
04-11-18, 09:20 AM
Replies: 51,216
Views: 6,656,928
Posted By frndlyfire

Annnnnnd. Itís gone.

Annnnnnd. Itís gone.
04-11-18, 09:19 AM
Replies: 51,216
Views: 6,656,928
Posted By frndlyfire

I especially love this comment ďNote I tend to...

I especially love this comment ďNote I tend to travel alot because I am an cargo plane mechanic, i can be gone up to three weeks at a time. For any reason you cant wait or want a refund just askĒ.
...
04-11-18, 09:14 AM
Replies: 51,216
Views: 6,656,928
Posted By frndlyfire

Buyer beware on this $250 70ís Paramount:...

Buyer beware on this $250 70ís Paramount: https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.com%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F132577211530

When something seems to good to be true...
04-09-18, 07:59 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,193
Posted By frndlyfire

The challenging part of finishing my De Rosa has...

The challenging part of finishing my De Rosa has really been my indecision. I got 90% done, and just needed to fit the cables, but then decided I really wanted to go the C Record route.
...
04-09-18, 07:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 818
Posted By frndlyfire

Itís a beauty. Paintwork looks great from here.

Itís a beauty. Paintwork looks great from here.
04-09-18, 07:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,066
Posted By frndlyfire

Once I get final piece of puzzle I will let you...

Once I get final piece of puzzle I will let you know. Itís due tomorrow, so hopefully Iíll have chance to finish it this weekend. And, if it ever stops snowing in Chicago, I might actually get a ride...
04-09-18, 03:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,066
Posted By frndlyfire

1978 Colnago Super Build

I was fortunate enough to snap up PeregrineA1ís 1978 Colnago Super, and it arrived very well packaged and perfectly in time for the long Easter weekend. Hereís what arrived:
...
04-08-18, 09:37 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,862
Posted By frndlyfire

This Sports Tourer was my first vintage bike, my...

This Sports Tourer was my first vintage bike, my first restoration project and my first fixed gear conversion. I needed something cheap and reliable to commute on in all weathers - that wouldnít...
04-07-18, 08:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,364
Posted By frndlyfire

If I found the right one, mines a bit older, and...

If I found the right one, mines a bit older, and doesnít have chrome forks. Iíll create a thread on the main page when I get the chance. Itís been a fun build.
04-07-18, 08:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,364
Posted By frndlyfire

Youíre mistaken. This frame is very much not for...

Youíre mistaken. This frame is very much not for sale.

Iím fact itís only awaiting the FD Iím in the process of trading with a BF member to be back (close) to original.
04-04-18, 02:17 PM
Replies: 1,413
Views: 100,892
Posted By frndlyfire

Any chance you found that SR clamp on, John? Iím...

Any chance you found that SR clamp on, John? Iím still looking. Cheers!
04-02-18, 06:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 582
Posted By frndlyfire

By ďloosen the boltĒ do you mean the...

By ďloosen the boltĒ do you mean the wedge/expander is still up inside the quill stem? If thatís the case you need to get that out before trying any of the above (aside from pb blaster on the nut).
04-02-18, 03:16 PM
Replies: 1,413
Views: 100,892
Posted By frndlyfire

Yes, thatís my braze on. Iím ISO the clamp on....

Yes, thatís my braze on. Iím ISO the clamp on. Sorry if that wasnít clear.
04-02-18, 12:03 PM
Replies: 1,413
Views: 100,892
Posted By frndlyfire

ISO clamp on Campagnolo SR FD. Ideally, i...

ISO clamp on Campagnolo SR FD.

Ideally, i would like to swap the braze on version shown here for it: https://i.imgur.com/joe9v6H.jpg
04-02-18, 11:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 582
Posted By frndlyfire

I just did as oddjob advises above and got my...

I just did as oddjob advises above and got my stem out. Soaked for probably 24hrs though, and scored the stem in the forks with a sharp knife to try let some pb down there (not sure if that helped...
Forum: Commuting
03-28-18, 07:01 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,955
Posted By frndlyfire

Iíve managed about 25 commuting days so far this...

Iíve managed about 25 commuting days so far this year here in Chicago. Iíll also ride until about -10c with ski mask and goggles, and the ride is only about 10miles long. However most of it is on the...
03-26-18, 09:32 AM
Replies: 1,413
Views: 100,892
Posted By frndlyfire

ISO: vintage track wheelset. Ideally campy pista,...

ISO: vintage track wheelset. Ideally campy pista, ideally clinchers.
Also: campy 42t 144bcd chainring

Lots to trade including:
C record crankset and BB
Super record crankset
Shimano 6200...
03-24-18, 05:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,622
Posted By frndlyfire

Unreal haul, and outstanding collection! Nicely...

Unreal haul, and outstanding collection! Nicely done. Very jealous!
01-27-18, 09:46 PM
Replies: 51,216
Views: 6,656,928
Posted By frndlyfire

Another good looking deal in Portland. ...

Another good looking deal in Portland.

Small Miyata 610 for $90.

https://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/bik/d/schwinn-stingray-and-miyata/6440122001.html
01-26-18, 08:09 AM
Replies: 51,216
Views: 6,656,928
Posted By frndlyfire

He didn't. I just noticed the negative feedback....

He didn't. I just noticed the negative feedback. Looks like he even told the buyer that the price wasn't good enough.
10-22-17, 08:35 PM
Replies: 51,216
Views: 6,656,928
Posted By frndlyfire

It's a beauty, but he's asking $7,500 which was...

It's a beauty, but he's asking $7,500 which was much too steep for me.
10-01-17, 08:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,074
Posted By frndlyfire

+1 Indeed they are. I just prefer it when...

+1

Indeed they are. I just prefer it when someone has taken the shine off them first!
10-01-17, 08:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,074
Posted By frndlyfire

Yeh, I had 2.5 and 1 in my mind. Alas, unlikely...

Yeh, I had 2.5 and 1 in my mind. Alas, unlikely on a Sunday.
10-01-17, 07:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,074
Posted By frndlyfire

Really, what value do you put on the group?

Really, what value do you put on the group?
10-01-17, 07:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,074
Posted By frndlyfire

If it was used I would ride it until I dropped. ...

If it was used I would ride it until I dropped.

If it was NOS, it would ruin me, as I would want to ride it, but would be worried about what it was costing me!

It's partly why my bid on this...
10-01-17, 05:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,074
Posted By frndlyfire

Campy 50th Anniversary Group

If you had a bike (given, found or bought) with a 50th anniversary group - would you ride it?
09-23-17, 07:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,336
Posted By frndlyfire

Haha, yes. You don't know how many laps of the...

Haha, yes. You don't know how many laps of the house I did before I was able to push the buy button for a similar reason! But, as you say, you don't see them every day and the price seemed fair.

I...
09-22-17, 06:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,336
Posted By frndlyfire

I think I'm going to stick with 7 speed to avoid...

I think I'm going to stick with 7 speed to avoid any issues with the rear spacing. I'm also in Chicago at the minute so hills are not an issue! If I return to Sydney, or end up back in Yorkshire, I...
09-22-17, 04:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,336
Posted By frndlyfire

1986 De Rosa Professional Build

Iím now the proud owner of a 1986 De Rosa Professional frame. There have been a couple of full bikes Iíve looked at in the past but there has always been something which has put me off Ė usually the...
09-19-17, 11:28 AM
Replies: 900
Views: 58,617
Posted By frndlyfire

Hey nesteel thanks for the prompt shipping....

Hey nesteel thanks for the prompt shipping. Everything as described and would happily deal with you again. Cheers!
09-10-17, 01:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,226
Posted By frndlyfire

Is this still for sale? I'm on the lookout for a...

Is this still for sale? I'm on the lookout for a 57 or 58 paramount frame. Cheers!
08-10-17, 09:28 PM
Replies: 51,216
Views: 6,656,928
Posted By frndlyfire

That Miyata looks like an absolute gem!

That Miyata looks like an absolute gem!
Showing results 1 to 50 of 64
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

Copyright © 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.