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11-21-22, 04:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 366
Posted By Dean51

Shimano 600 (Tri-Color) 8-Speed Group

PRICE REDUCED 'Time to part with the 8-Speed Tri-Color group I've assembled over the past few years. NOW $245 $285 shipped via USPS to the Lower 48 for everything you see in the photos and described...
11-05-22, 05:48 PM
Replies: 5,656
Views: 632,137
Posted By Dean51

Overhauled a Shimano 7700 bottom bracket this...

Overhauled a Shimano 7700 bottom bracket this afternoon.....tedious, but rewarding.

Dean

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Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-22, 06:37 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,333
Posted By Dean51

I'm still riding the pants off this '95 Trek...

I'm still riding the pants off this '95 Trek 5500....

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Replies: 6
Views: 311
Posted By Dean51

Agree with zukahn1, the value is in the hubs....

Agree with zukahn1, the value is in the hubs. FWIW, I sold a set of early Phil hubs on eBay in August of this year. 100/120 spacing, 36 holes, no rust or nicks, red Phil logos were in nice...
11-01-22, 08:46 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,222
Posted By Dean51

Further to bar width matching shoulder width.......

Further to bar width matching shoulder width.... I returned to road cycling about 20 years ago on a bike that came with 44's. Without fail, I would develop moderate to sever pain between my shoulder...
09-18-22, 08:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 347
Posted By Dean51

I have purchased 1st position cogs for these...

I have purchased 1st position cogs for these early DA hubs from Loose Screws. Brand new and good turn-around time on the order.

Dean
08-23-22, 08:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 590
Posted By Dean51

A little more fuel for the fire..... Here's a...

A little more fuel for the fire..... Here's a full view photo of the bike I sold with the "Allez" seat stay caps and under the BB shift cable routing. Graphics appear to match those in Post #13....
08-22-22, 09:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 590
Posted By Dean51

I'm with andy k on this one. I acquired two of...

I'm with andy k on this one. I acquired two of these Kono built frames in 2017. A 54 with the "Allez" seat stay caps...two small for me so I sold it, and a 56 with the stylized "S" seat stay caps...
07-24-22, 06:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 400
Posted By Dean51

@75Iechamp I could probably fix you up.....I have...

@75Iechamp I could probably fix you up.....I have a bunch of good NWN bodies, spacers for Ultra-7, and a heap of cogs. Get back to me a first ,and perhaps, a second choice for your ideal tooth count...
06-30-22, 09:33 AM
Replies: 72,766
Views: 11,818,938
Posted By Dean51

Oh no!

This link may have ruined my day. My size and only 18 miles away via ferry from my home of Port Angeles, WA to Victoria, BC. What to do, what to do, what to do!

Dean
06-24-22, 08:42 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,466
Posted By Dean51

Here is another view of the harbor in Port...

Here is another view of the harbor in Port Angeles, WA....over the nose of my '82 Ron Cooper. The bald eagle is looking for lunch.

Dean
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06-15-22, 08:49 PM
Replies: 19,837
Views: 2,484,957
Posted By Dean51

71 miles on my 71st birthday. Dean

71 miles on my 71st birthday.

Dean
04-28-22, 09:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 483
Posted By Dean51

fishboat Good work with the DIY calibration rig!...

fishboat Good work with the DIY calibration rig! I did something similar to calibrate my homebuilt copy of the Brandt tensiometer.....see pics below. FWIW, I've rechecked the calibration a few times...
04-25-22, 08:47 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,697
Posted By Dean51

'76 Schwinn Volare..."The Japanese Paramount". ...

'76 Schwinn Volare..."The Japanese Paramount".

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03-28-22, 05:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 424
Posted By Dean51

Gary12000 Congratulations re "Davidson New to...

Gary12000 Congratulations re "Davidson New to Me"! I've been looking for a frame recently. In the interim, I've settled for this poster that I purchased at Bill Davidson's Elliot Bay Cycles shop in...
03-22-22, 09:18 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,871
Posted By Dean51

Tommasini Air.... ...

Tommasini Air....

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03-22-22, 08:56 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,871
Posted By Dean51

Forward swept crown of a YKono built Allez... ...

Forward swept crown of a YKono built Allez...

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02-13-22, 09:37 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 14,550
Posted By Dean51

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02-10-22, 09:59 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,155
Posted By Dean51

Presenting "Deep Purple".... My Quantum outfitted...

Presenting "Deep Purple".... My Quantum outfitted with 8-Speed Ergos. Original purple fork is in my garage....somewhere.

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01-24-22, 10:36 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 8,386
Posted By Dean51

You want Racing? How about an '86 Tommasini...

You want Racing? How about an '86 Tommasini Racing.....

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01-24-22, 06:19 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 20,495
Posted By Dean51

Here is a '87 Ciocc Designer 84 that I painted a...

Here is a '87 Ciocc Designer 84 that I painted a few years ago. DuPont urethane base coat (Porsche Guards Red), then clear coat. Decals from Cyclomondo. ~2000 miles later, the paint has held up...
01-10-22, 10:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,072
Posted By Dean51

I picked up a VAR 40B a few years ago....$20.......

I picked up a VAR 40B a few years ago....$20.... when a nearby shop was closing. I have used it successfully to add threads. As others have suggested: stay away / remove chrome, go slowly, examine...
01-07-22, 02:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 881
Posted By Dean51

I've made arrangements with fadman24 to have a ...

I've made arrangements with fadman24 to have a look at the bike on Sunday afternoon. I've seen a pic of the bike. It is a small frame...could be on the order of a 51 to 53 cm (ctc) seat tube. The...
01-01-22, 10:12 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 33,935
Posted By Dean51

'86 Tommasini Racing.... ...

'86 Tommasini Racing....

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12-23-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,811
Posted By Dean51

June 17, 2021.....70 miles on my 70th B'day. ...

June 17, 2021.....70 miles on my 70th B'day.

Dean
12-21-21, 03:28 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,146
Posted By Dean51

merziac, thanks for posting a 7-Eleven Merckx!...

merziac, thanks for posting a 7-Eleven Merckx! Heaven help me if I stumbled into a nice one in my 56/57 size. In the interim, I'm satisfied with the jersey.....

Dean
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12-21-21, 10:22 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,146
Posted By Dean51

I keep looking at this thread with hopes of...

I keep looking at this thread with hopes of seeing a Merckx in 7-Eleven trim.....my grail frame.

Dean
12-11-21, 05:43 PM
Replies: 7,863
Views: 878,422
Posted By Dean51

Selle Italia Flite saddle from Brewsmith. Here it...

Selle Italia Flite saddle from Brewsmith. Here it is installed on my '83 Allez.

Dean

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11-09-21, 06:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,156
Posted By Dean51

Another oh wow. Good call on no paint. I'll look...

Another oh wow. Good call on no paint. I'll look forward to seeing this built up.

Dean
10-17-21, 10:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 911
Posted By Dean51

'Will look great alongside your Volare! Dean

'Will look great alongside your Volare!

Dean
10-14-21, 09:01 PM
Replies: 2,504
Views: 300,128
Posted By Dean51

Tom Petty Dean

Tom Petty

Dean
10-12-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 692
Posted By Dean51

I have four bikes running Ergo 8 speed, from...

I have four bikes running Ergo 8 speed, from Mirage to Record Titanium. Love 'em. I've had several of them apart for general maintenance and inspection. With this in mind I'll offer the following.......
10-07-21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 7,863
Views: 878,422
Posted By Dean51

New 50 tooth Campagnolo chainring from a UK based...

New 50 tooth Campagnolo chainring from a UK based eBay seller. Arrived in my mailbox 6 days after purchase.

Dean

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09-30-21, 04:57 PM
Replies: 5,656
Views: 632,137
Posted By Dean51

Built another wheel this afternoon.....my 36th. ...

Built another wheel this afternoon.....my 36th.

Dean
09-29-21, 08:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,601
Posted By Dean51

Kick starter looks suspicious....perhaps it's...

Kick starter looks suspicious....perhaps it's return spring has failed.
09-01-21, 03:45 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,173
Posted By Dean51

Meet "Deep Purple". I believe this to be a...

Meet "Deep Purple". I believe this to be a mid/late 80's model due to it's 126 mm rear spacing. Frame, fork, and crankset were given to me. The remainder of this build came from my bins. Groupset is...
08-27-21, 09:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 959
Posted By Dean51

Agreed with dddd, Campagnolo 9 speed RDs with a...

Agreed with dddd, Campagnolo 9 speed RDs with a conventional B-screw have the same pull ratio as 8-speed. I'm using a 9 speed racing triple RD (conventional B-screw) with 8 speed Ergos and they play...
Replies: 7
Views: 420
Posted By Dean51

Couldn't resist the temptation to show you my...

Couldn't resist the temptation to show you my $450 Tommasini Racing. As purchased, the saddle and bars were hideous and I replaced them with parts I had on hand. I agree with @xioman1 that the brand...
06-29-21, 03:49 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,002
Posted By Dean51

These just arrived today. Brand new Detto's in my...

These just arrived today. Brand new Detto's in my (45) size. 'Will be taking them for spin down the street in a few minutes!

Dean
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06-19-21, 08:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,913
Posted By Dean51

Check out eBay for lock rings made by Takara. The...

Check out eBay for lock rings made by Takara. The threaded section is deeper than most others and I get a full three threads of engagement. AND, they come in an anodized red color that looks great...
06-07-21, 05:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,097
Posted By Dean51

Guyatwork37 & merziac Indeed, the forward...

Guyatwork37 & merziac

Indeed, the forward offset fork crown of the 3R / Konno built Allez is a must see. Like this one.....

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06-04-21, 08:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,313
Posted By Dean51

I've done a few ergo overhauls now. I prepped for...

I've done a few ergo overhauls now. I prepped for the first one by watching a few of the You Tube videos that cover this subject. If you choose to take this on I'd recommend you proceed slowly and...
05-12-21, 09:03 PM
Replies: 5,656
Views: 632,137
Posted By Dean51

Removed some SPD-SL pedals and reinstalled the...

Removed some SPD-SL pedals and reinstalled the Super Leggerie pedals on my Ron Cooper. Back to old school for this ride.

Dean

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03-14-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 496
Views: 137,488
Posted By Dean51

Bald eagle.....looking for lunch. Dean ...

Bald eagle.....looking for lunch.

Dean

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03-10-21, 04:35 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,600
Posted By Dean51

I chamfered the valve hole on one of my tubular...

I chamfered the valve hole on one of my tubular wheel sets to address "the bump". I was reluctant to remove too much material, but it made an improvement.

Dean
02-26-21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,430
Posted By Dean51

Caddy for small tools ..... ...

Caddy for small tools .....

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Dean
02-06-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,246
Posted By Dean51

I do the very same. Dean

I do the very same.

Dean
02-03-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 525
Posted By Dean51

Hub Label Anomaly!

Let me begin with a confession....building wheels is one of my first-favorite things to do!

Like many other wheel builders, I take pride in orienting the rim to the hub in what I understand to be...
01-21-21, 06:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,505
Posted By Dean51

Dang, that's a sharp looking bike! It would still...

Dang, that's a sharp looking bike! It would still be in my garage had it been one size larger.....sigh. I'll add a few more photos depicting decal placement.

Dean
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01-10-21, 11:48 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 33,935
Posted By Dean51

1986 Tommasini in Dura-Ace 7400 trim. ...

1986 Tommasini in Dura-Ace 7400 trim.

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