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01-23-17, 08:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,193
Posted By redscampi

Use liquid mask. Do a google search, there are...

Use liquid mask. Do a google search, there are several types and brands.
03-19-16, 12:26 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 29,152
Posted By redscampi

Mine is finally close to completion. I need to...

Mine is finally close to completion. I need to hook up brakes, add decals and dial everything in. The head tube had some gnarly scratches and had to be repainted. It's an automotive paint, mixed to...
03-06-16, 06:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,696
Posted By redscampi

I removed the tow and three layer bad paint form...

I removed the tow and three layer bad paint form mine by fingernails, dental picks and citrus stripper. It is a tedious job, but worth it in the end. Here is a closeup of what you'll likely find...
03-05-16, 04:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,696
Posted By redscampi

That is without a doubt a Paramount. My '75...

That is without a doubt a Paramount. My '75 Paramount also has those cable guides on the drive side, though mine has braze ons for shifters on the down tube. If you do some research you will see a...
03-23-15, 05:43 PM
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Views: 1,811
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03-23-15, 12:44 PM
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03-23-15, 04:38 AM
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03-22-15, 07:39 PM
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03-20-15, 04:10 PM
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Views: 1,775
Posted By redscampi

Correct me if I'm wrong but I believe the brand...

Correct me if I'm wrong but I believe the brand name is Cilo rather than Clio..;) Here's mine for comparison....
03-16-15, 05:04 PM
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Views: 972
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03-16-15, 04:48 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,301
Posted By redscampi

What is this "sell" that you speak of?

What is this "sell" that you speak of?
03-16-15, 04:45 AM
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03-16-15, 04:32 AM
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03-15-15, 11:00 AM
03-15-15, 04:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,513
Posted By redscampi

I went to my local WESCO auto body store with the...

I went to my local WESCO auto body store with the fork from my Motobecane Le Champion in Silver Lilac. I bought a pint to shoot through my air brush. They did a pretty darn good job of matching the...
03-08-15, 07:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,310
Posted By redscampi

I am trying to get past the "noticed it a couple...

I am trying to get past the "noticed it a couple of weeks ago" part! :eek: How did that thing hang there for two weeks without someone grabbing it???
03-08-15, 06:16 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 22,623
Posted By redscampi

My '70 Raleigh Grand Prix came with these wing...

My '70 Raleigh Grand Prix came with these wing nuts. I assume they are original.http://i323.photobucket.com/albums/nn470/RedScampi/Bicycles/Raleigh%20Grand%20Prix/mini-P1130109.jpg...
03-08-15, 06:05 AM
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Posted By redscampi

A week ago I did a thirty miler on my Ironman...

A week ago I did a thirty miler on my Ironman Expert. This week I did the same 30 miles on my 2014 Diamondback Century as a means of comparison. That's C&V, right?
02-28-15, 07:19 AM
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Views: 209,040
Posted By redscampi

I purchased this 1985 Del Rey last week from a...

I purchased this 1985 Del Rey last week from a craigslist ad. I love the bike but the barcons were what made me go look at it. It wasn't until after I saw the bike in person that I realized the...
02-07-15, 06:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,124
Posted By redscampi

- "I told him we already got one!"

- "I told him we already got one!"
02-03-15, 06:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,716
Posted By redscampi

I intend to be there. I have to sneak back in on...

I intend to be there. I have to sneak back in on Sunday after spending the day at the Early Bird auto *gasp* swap on Saturday.
01-31-15, 08:05 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,560
Posted By redscampi

As found: Gazelle Tour De Le Avenir. I was taken...

As found: Gazelle Tour De Le Avenir. I was taken in by the fancy name...
http://i323.photobucket.com/albums/nn470/RedScampi/Bicycles/Gazelle%20Tour%20De%20Le%20Avenir/P1130328.jpg...
01-08-15, 05:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,274
Posted By redscampi

I've crammed aluminum foil into them and twisted...

I've crammed aluminum foil into them and twisted back and forth. Depending on the level of corrosion it can be effective. For stubborn corners I get out a dental pick and work the offending spots out.
01-06-15, 05:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,231
Posted By redscampi

This is a highly subjective statement. Only you...

This is a highly subjective statement. Only you can judge if it's worth your time/space. I see stem shifters, but chrome socks on the fork and forged dropouts and aluminum 3 piece cranks. Depending...
01-04-15, 06:24 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,923
Posted By redscampi

"Ride it like you stole it." I wouldn't...

"Ride it like you stole it."

I wouldn't really, but you need to decide what type of person you are. Are you a collector of bicycles or a cyclist, or somewhere in between?
Hint #1...
01-03-15, 02:47 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,503
Posted By redscampi

Fixed it for...

Fixed it for ya.http://i323.photobucket.com/albums/nn470/RedScampi/irons.jpg (http://s323.photobucket.com/user/RedScampi/media/irons.jpg.html)
01-03-15, 02:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,277
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01-03-15, 02:23 PM
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01-03-15, 11:06 AM
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01-03-15, 10:36 AM
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01-03-15, 07:11 AM
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01-02-15, 11:56 PM
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01-02-15, 11:53 PM
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01-02-15, 04:35 PM
01-02-15, 11:05 AM
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Posted By redscampi

Might as well add my recent pick up to the...

Might as well add my recent pick up to the database. I know from this and other excellent threads that this is a 1988 model and I think based on the serial number that it was made in late 1987. (S/N...
01-01-15, 07:02 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 20,335
Posted By redscampi

I added this questionable looking rig to my...

I added this questionable looking rig to my stable this summer for $40. I had been looking for an Italian bike on a budget which seems to be an oxymoron. I was intrigued by the chrome socks and lugs...
12-31-14, 07:54 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 19,018
Posted By redscampi

This is a thing of beauty! What a Gorgeous Bike.

This is a thing of beauty! What a Gorgeous Bike.
12-30-14, 05:29 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 19,018
Posted By redscampi

Oh yes, I'm down here Tacoma way, sort of. Thanks...

Oh yes, I'm down here Tacoma way, sort of. Thanks for the compliments. All of the bikes pictured are in as-found condition. The Miyata cleaned up especially well. The Ironman was dang near perfect as...
12-30-14, 05:29 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 19,018
Posted By redscampi

Kind of a banner year for me. I hadn't thought...

Kind of a banner year for me. I hadn't thought too much about how many I acquired until I saw this thread. Some of these will be keepers, some will go down the road. In reverse order of acquisition: ...
12-29-14, 03:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,503
Posted By redscampi

I would love to see pics! Do you have a thread?...

I would love to see pics! Do you have a thread? If not, stick 'em in here. :)
12-29-14, 03:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,503
Posted By redscampi

You are correct. It is a 62 which suits me fine....

You are correct. It is a 62 which suits me fine. I'm going to rewrap the handlebar tape but I don't think I'll change anything else. I took the Look pedals that were on it off and installed the 105...
12-29-14, 03:08 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,014
Posted By redscampi

Congrats on this! It seems to be raining...

Congrats on this! It seems to be raining Ironmans...er...Ironmen?? Anyway, that looks every bit as clean as the one I just scored...posted above. Love the funky80's vibe these bikes have going!...
12-29-14, 12:40 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,503
Posted By redscampi

More pics! ...

More pics!
http://i323.photobucket.com/albums/nn470/RedScampi/Bicycles/1988%20Iromnan%20Dave%20Scott%20Expert/P1130867.jpg...
12-29-14, 06:45 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,014
Posted By redscampi

Just picked up a 1988 Centurion Dave Scott Expert...

Just picked up a 1988 Centurion Dave Scott Expert in beautiful condition....but 2014 isn't...
12-29-14, 06:31 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,503
Posted By redscampi

Just joined the Ironman club yesterday! I've been...

Just joined the Ironman club yesterday! I've been watching this bike on craigslist for quite awhile wondering if i should go look at it. Finally gave the guy a call and I'm glad I did! This bike has...
12-13-14, 01:42 PM
12-05-14, 06:03 AM
Replies: 20,073
Views: 3,351,459
Posted By redscampi

Sellers that post, "I was told this bike is...

Sellers that post, "I was told this bike is extremely rare and worth $1000 but I need money so first $500 gets it".
11-30-14, 05:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,165
Posted By redscampi

Schweet! My size too. :)

Schweet! My size too. :)
11-29-14, 07:01 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,264
Posted By redscampi

And the Internet is the silliest of places. :p

And the Internet is the silliest of places. :p
11-29-14, 06:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 933
Posted By redscampi

That's a nice Super Sport! It looks very much...

That's a nice Super Sport! It looks very much like the Sports Tourer I picked up this summer. I had to pay considerably more for mine though.:cry: As far as N+1 goes - I told my wife that I would...
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