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06-19-19, 08:45 AM
Replies: 314
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Posted By HPL

Colnago something 1980's

Camp SR, C RECORD, COBALTO, GILCO TUBING
06-19-19, 07:50 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,211
Posted By HPL

Unknown ?TOMMASINI?

4[QUOTE=Kevindale;20734795]The earliest Tommasinis appear to have a variety of drain hole patterns (or no drain hole), at least in the very few cases I’ve documented.

Thank you for your ongoing...
06-19-19, 02:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By HPL

1975 Schwinn Varsity

This is probably the largest frame (approx 62cm c-c), l don't know the weight or tire clearances. Too big for me, built for friend who now can't ride. Going up for sale in July. All original...
06-19-19, 01:37 AM
Replies: 597
Views: 101,994
Posted By HPL

Colnago 1980's

Gilco tubing, Super Record, C Record, Cobalto, unknown model
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-17-19, 01:12 AM
Replies: 1,498
Views: 546,481
Posted By HPL

Bianchi-nealeco italian folder 60's-early 70's

Added new seat (Peugeot), "rat-traps", and stem-bar clamp quick-release. Seen many other identical frames branded with a variety of names. Photos in "Show your I-Talians" thread. I don't know how to...
06-16-19, 08:37 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 143,585
Posted By HPL

Thanks again Hermes, I do have some newer...

Thanks again Hermes,
I do have some newer components, and I did recently pick up a carbon frame set, but I've not done any building on it; more purchased as an oddity than a daily rider. Thank you...
06-16-19, 07:43 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 143,585
Posted By HPL

Bar type?

Thanks Hermes,
I fully agree with your comments, I've actually never really rode with bullhorn bars, always drop; excepting building up a frame for a friend and testing it. I had it sitting around...
06-14-19, 03:22 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 143,585
Posted By HPL

New to Racing

Thanks to all for the straight forward and insightful comments. I am not discouraged! I agree that TT would be most suitable for initial racing indoctrination. It seems I do a training that probably...
06-14-19, 02:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 524
Posted By HPL

Gios Stem

You're right; it would go great on my "new" Gios Compact Pro; classic frame with classic parts. Shipping to Florida, no rush. Paypal F&F is fine. Please advise.

Respectfully,
06-13-19, 12:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 591
Posted By HPL

Camp. Pedals

Hello Manny,
I'd like to get the pedals. Shipping to Florida, no rush. I can do the F&F transaction. Please advise.

Thanks
06-11-19, 01:10 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,295
Posted By HPL

Camp HiLo Hub

A Campy RECORD hub type variant, with the earlier High (Hi) Flange on the drive side and the Low (Lo) flange on the left; thus "HiLo". For tensioning purposes (?); I don't think it matters. I'd...
06-10-19, 03:01 AM
Replies: 597
Views: 101,994
Posted By HPL

Bianchi-nealeco folder

Mostly original Italian 60s-70s folder. Added QR for handle bars, new saddle and pedals. Saddle temporary, changing to Brooks vinyl springer.
06-07-19, 10:26 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,495
Posted By HPL

Not true

Well, not entirely true, and I wouldn't bet MY LIFE ON IT! For those in the know, you can post photos at anytime. My friend did, but received ridicule, not praise. Using a fairly simple bypass...
06-07-19, 09:23 AM
Replies: 5,313
Views: 401,277
Posted By HPL

Gaburro and Moser Rings

Frame specific parts for a Gaburro and Moser (Aelle). Plus Modulo levers for a different Moser (Leader); hey where did my other lever get off to already?
06-07-19, 09:13 AM
Replies: 5,313
Views: 401,277
Posted By HPL

Raleigh Headbadge

Horatio,
What is that Headbadge for? I've got a '72 Professional without one, was planning on pulling one from a Sports parts bike, but really didn't research the correct style. It's probably posted...
06-07-19, 08:16 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,295
Posted By HPL

Colnago Super

Partial shot of the '75 Super (it's in temporary retirement while I'm riding the "newer" '90s frame. My old reflector tape job still works!
06-07-19, 08:03 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,295
Posted By HPL

Campagnolo released the portacatena in 1977, but...

Campagnolo released the portacatena in 1977, but it was being used before that time as evidenced by frames with the Campagnolo rear dropout pre-drilled for mounting one prior to '77. Your frame is...
06-07-19, 12:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 768
Posted By HPL

Welter History

I'd have to agree on the fact that it's probably sold in name only and not actually manufactured by Welter considering the way of most marques have gone in the last couple decades. I conversed...
06-06-19, 03:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 768
Posted By HPL

I had also thought that the brakes were from...

I had also thought that the brakes were from Spain, which seemed odd for that frame if indeed of French origin with all other components French (Huret, Atom, Durax) . The badging is Cazenave only...
06-06-19, 08:33 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,493
Posted By HPL

Buy, sell ??

Hello,
Sorry, but I'm a bit confused. Most folks go to CL to either look for something to buy or to get an idea of what a similar item to theirs might be priced at in order to price their own item....
06-05-19, 02:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 298
Posted By HPL

Rino Shifter

Thanks T-MAR, and Randy,

I have derailleurs that are Rino, but didn't have that "R" logo.
06-05-19, 02:56 AM
Replies: 597
Views: 101,994
Posted By HPL

Welter, not Helter

Thanks to Maurice Moss for a great catch on correcting the identification of this frame. Fathomless Knowledge!
06-05-19, 02:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 768
Posted By HPL

Juvela, I will check to make certain, but I...

Juvela, I will check to make certain, but I believe it is just CAZENAVE. I picked it up from the original owner a couple years ago for $60 (I think he sold for his age; glad he wasn't 120 years...
06-05-19, 02:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 554
Posted By HPL

hear!, hear!

hear!, hear!
06-04-19, 07:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 554
Posted By HPL

Gizeta, Marchesini, Patelli

Wow, a lot of food for thought! Great photos; my frame has the same look to the forks with openings at the dropout. I almost bought a Patelli; now it looks as if I might already have one in disguise....
06-04-19, 02:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 768
Posted By HPL

1960's ? Welter

Thanks for that! I had heard of that marque but I couldn't see the forest for the trees with the script. Can't make out the DT decal so was more going on the previous owners word. Do you happen to...
06-04-19, 01:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 768
Posted By HPL

1960's ? Helter

Juvela,

I agree with you on the possibility of the decade based on the braze-ons overall. I meant to put the "?" mark in the title, when I obtained the bike the year was based on the owners...
06-03-19, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 298
Posted By HPL

Unknown DT Shift Lever

I have an unknown make DT shift lever that I believe is of Italian origin. I do not think that it is "REG". Anyone else have this type? The bolt is not OE to the shift lever. The lever design is...
06-03-19, 02:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 768
Posted By HPL

1960's HELTER

Waiting on 60's era parts for this 60's frame. Only exception (if possible) will be a modern sealed bearing BB.
06-03-19, 01:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 554
Posted By HPL

Unknown Italain Frame ?Gizeta

Decals are Gizeta, original paint (?), Columbus frame and fork (?SL, seat post 27.2), "M" Panto'd fork. Very light frame at 4.08 lbs, w/fork 5.5 lbs. Planning Galli gruppo build up; trying for first...
05-31-19, 10:03 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,131
Posted By HPL

Siren

I had a pull pin (like a grenade) ear piercing alarm. Slapped under the BB shell (small, magnetic, sorry Ti, alloy, CF), 2 inches of tire rotation (36 spoke) and wow! With tiny remote to shut off,...
05-31-19, 09:47 AM
Replies: 597
Views: 101,994
Posted By HPL

Helter

Helter sees the light and is waiting for components to arrive.
05-31-19, 09:15 AM
Replies: 597
Views: 101,994
Posted By HPL

It's Italian, ? Make

Gizeta decals, unknown fork pantograph. Columbus frame and fork, 5.5 lbs. "Gianni Zuffi's" old bike (unknown racer). Out of the closet and heading to the bench.
05-31-19, 08:42 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,131
Posted By HPL

No Muss, No Fuss, No lock

I just never leave my ride unattended, never use racks, loads into my car. I guess I don't stop on rides except where no one is anyways. Had one bike stolen as a kid (mine and a friend's), but...
05-31-19, 07:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,027
Posted By HPL

[QUOTE=Doc_Wui;20955654]If you ever had a hub...

[QUOTE=Doc_Wui;20955654]If you ever had a hub generator on a regular bike, you felt the drag when it was pivoted onto the tire to run the lights, Please discard the idea that you get more energy from...
05-31-19, 01:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,388
Posted By HPL

Shimano rear brake-? roller or disc

[QUOTE=FiftySix;20954529]Roller brake with heat dissipating disc that looks like a rotor?

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/rollerbrakes.html[/QUOTE

56, you've got me on that one. I've not looked...
05-31-19, 12:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,027
Posted By HPL

Solar panel & Hub Gen.

Unfortunately, I never really got to check the bike out under the conditions that would apply. I actually rode the bike at dusk/early evening. Battery was fully charged, so to at least test the...
05-30-19, 08:41 AM
Replies: 7,326
Views: 1,915,832
Posted By HPL

Retro friction

Thank you, I took a look and might be an option. Tubing is odd shaped so would need some more customization to fit frame if I go that route.
05-30-19, 01:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,388
Posted By HPL

Auto Shifting Trek

Wow! I took a look at a picture of the Trek; you're right about the tennis ball! My rear doesn't look like that at all; pretty standard looking overall. I've yet to photo it, but I'll get one up...
05-29-19, 11:24 PM
Replies: 7,326
Views: 1,915,832
Posted By HPL

retro fit old to new

Thanks, I was putting out a feeler, since after reading many threads they seem to seem to stray off topic quite regularly. I was just seeing if someone was already on that track.
I will put out a...
05-29-19, 07:51 AM
Replies: 7,326
Views: 1,915,832
Posted By HPL

Modern frame with old components

Since I am not a fan of all the new stuff out there (a lot of which seem to have problems due to the complexity, or whatever; based on reading stuff about "brifters", electronics, etc., expensive to...
05-29-19, 03:08 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 143,585
Posted By HPL

I am new to racing!

I am so new to racing that I've not raced yet. I did "race" one time in what could be called a "criterium"; fairly informal, and unfortunately run by the military. 10 mile race of 2 laps, in 3rd...
05-29-19, 12:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,388
Posted By HPL

Milano to Trek Lime

thanks, I've never heard of that Trek before; didn't know they made any kind of cruiser at all. Did the Trek have the "auto" hub? Since I've yet to ride mine I'm curious how it shifts. I don't know...
05-28-19, 08:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,027
Posted By HPL

Solar Charging

Hear, Hear! nfmisso,

I come from an Electrical/mechanical eng. background, and no one's paying for my professional knowledge although often asking for.

Main note: I rode a solar charged bike...
05-28-19, 01:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,428
Posted By HPL

Bianchi Milano

Too bad you're not in my area; I expect to give this away, or sell for what I have in it in the near future when I move; right now it's my loaner. I ride a '69 Raleigh Sports for my "putting around...
05-28-19, 12:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,388
Posted By HPL

Bianchi Auto-Milano

I agree with whole heartedly about the testing out of this bike; I'll do a solid 10 miles on it before I loan it or give away.

I actually had to buy 2 bikes when I got the Bianchi; it came with a...
05-27-19, 07:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,388
Posted By HPL

Bianchi Auto-Milano Shimano NEXUS hub

I am asking about the Bianchi Auto-Milano; ever hear of it? Essentially a beach cruiser, labeled as a "café racer" (and that's all you'll be racing to on this frame, which is aluminum). It has an odd...
05-27-19, 07:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,200
Posted By HPL

Bianchi Milano/ Auto-Milano

I checked mine and it is an aluminum frame. I don't know what a good beach cruiser "feels" like since I spent the last nearly 40 years on road racing/light touring frames. Cruisers just feel slow and...
05-27-19, 07:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,428
Posted By HPL

Bianchi/Nealeco

Yeah, I know. I just thought it deserved one comment filtering down thru the ephemera of the years. Do you know the history of Bianchi putting their name on these types of bikes? It certainly...
05-27-19, 06:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,626
Posted By HPL

Liberia

This company is a very early family run bike manufacturer that originally made frames by hand starting around the early 1920's, but went into industrial manufacturing during it's expansion...
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