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08-08-22, 12:03 PM
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Posted By purebikes

Track Frame and Misc. Track Parts

I picked up a few track frame and parts, and was planning to keep this frame and build it up with some of these parts, but I don't really ride fixed and this is too nice to drill out for brakes. All...
06-11-22, 05:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 623
Posted By purebikes

I am now thinking it might be a Mercian Track...

I am now thinking it might be a Mercian Track bike from 1969 (#424 bike made in 69) The serial number would go along with their typical standard and I found an article mentioning that they used RGF...
06-11-22, 12:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 623
Posted By purebikes

Found a better picture of a 75 Holdsworth frame...

Found a better picture of a 75 Holdsworth frame and I donít think thatís it. The seat stays wrap around on the Holdsworth and the fork crown is different, so now Iím back to square one..
06-11-22, 10:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 623
Posted By purebikes

Still looking for info on this. I have been...

Still looking for info on this. I have been looking for the fork crown to narrow it down and this is the closest I can find. It has oval fork blades but still similar
...
06-10-22, 03:38 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,039
Posted By purebikes

That is my thought too, but the person who...

That is my thought too, but the person who messaged me on Ebay made it sound like it was common knowledge. ďIím sure Iím not the first to tell you thisÖĒ I donít want to quote them directly , since I...
06-10-22, 12:11 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,039
Posted By purebikes

Interesting, someone mentioned Spence directly as...

Interesting, someone mentioned Spence directly as the one who sold the decals, so I thought if he had ďextrasĒ that there was some connection. Again, the story is probably bogus but it is interesting...
06-10-22, 12:06 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,039
Posted By purebikes

I will measure it later today but the story is...

I will measure it later today but the story is that they were counterfeit Monzaís not counterfeit Cinelliís, which is why it doesnít make sense to me
06-10-22, 08:12 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,039
Posted By purebikes

Does anyone have any knowledge of these Fake...

Does anyone have any knowledge of these Fake Monzas or French Jobby Monza? Sounds like some juicy international bike espionage and I want to know more.
06-10-22, 08:03 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,039
Posted By purebikes

Thanks Bill. I will most likely just start...

Thanks Bill. I will most likely just start another thread since this one is now filled with nonsense.

(Edit: On second thought, we should just keep this one. I will add it's contents to the...
06-10-22, 05:52 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,039
Posted By purebikes

Perhaps, but I doubt the story is true. I did...

Perhaps, but I doubt the story is true. I did email Cupertino bike shop, which used to be owned by Spence Wolf, and see if they had any information. On their website it says that they have records...
06-10-22, 05:49 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,039
Posted By purebikes

I was not deceitful. If you implied something...

I was not deceitful. If you implied something from what I wrote then that is your fault. Again, if this wasn't in "my size" I wouldn't have bought it. Most likely I will be holding onto it for a...
06-09-22, 05:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 464
Posted By purebikes

I saw that one too. Looks great, plus itís a...

I saw that one too. Looks great, plus itís a brand you donít see often
06-09-22, 03:17 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,039
Posted By purebikes

Sorry that what you assumed I meant was wrong but...

Sorry that what you assumed I meant was wrong but you shouldn't start throwing names around because you misunderstood. I did say what I meant, It is my size and I was surprised it showed up locally....
06-09-22, 01:08 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,039
Posted By purebikes

Right, but the only reason to make a fake of...

Right, but the only reason to make a fake of something is if it is more sought after than what you already have. So the question is why would you take some Cinelli SC's, track down some obscure...
06-09-22, 11:03 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,039
Posted By purebikes

Back to the matter at hand, and just to re-cap...

Back to the matter at hand, and just to re-cap all the back and forth above: I am seeking knowledge on this bike for my benefit and everyone else's, I bought it for 2k, I am trying to sell it for...
06-09-22, 10:51 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,039
Posted By purebikes

If that is what you were really upset about you...

If that is what you were really upset about you would have probably mentioned that in your last post instead of the "quick flip" comment, but come on, still with the mercenary?...

Sincerely...
06-08-22, 08:07 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,039
Posted By purebikes

You did, and I bought it for $2k

You did, and I bought it for $2k
06-08-22, 08:04 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,039
Posted By purebikes

Jeez. I buy and sell bikes sometimes, this isnít...

Jeez. I buy and sell bikes sometimes, this isnít warfare. Also, not too sure how ďquickĒ of a filp itís going to be, but you have to aim high right
06-08-22, 07:44 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,039
Posted By purebikes

ďMercenaryĒ isnít necessarily a good term in my...

ďMercenaryĒ isnít necessarily a good term
in my opinion
06-08-22, 07:24 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,039
Posted By purebikes

So wait, I canít ask questions in a classic and...

So wait, I canít ask questions in a classic and vintage forum about a classic/vintage bike and also put said bike up for sale?

I am definitely not trying to be be malicious and generally...
06-08-22, 03:39 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,039
Posted By purebikes

What can I say, I am a for profit enterprise....

What can I say, I am a for profit enterprise. Plus, if it doesnít sell, I get to keep it. 🥳
06-05-22, 07:25 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,039
Posted By purebikes

Doing a little digging on these Monzaís this...

Doing a little digging on these Monzaís this morning. Are all of the examples of these in the states? Just curious if the Monza was an early marketing addition for Cinelliís to try out in the states?...
06-04-22, 04:06 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,039
Posted By purebikes

There is a very similar Monza badged bike with...

There is a very similar Monza badged bike with serial # 7095 on the web. It has a different crank and the colors are different, but otherwise the same. It is interesting that the Monza model doesnít...
06-04-22, 03:45 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,039
Posted By purebikes

#7097

#7097
06-04-22, 03:24 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,039
Posted By purebikes

Yes, one there and one on underside of bb.

Yes, one there and one on underside of bb.
06-04-22, 01:11 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,039
Posted By purebikes

Cinelli SC Monza

I am still a little in shock that this came up locally and in my size! Still has the Cinelli bar tape and plugs! The crank looks like it could be a replacement but everything else looks original....
05-07-22, 07:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 335
Posted By purebikes

Northern Indiana. If it were a little closer to...

Northern Indiana. If it were a little closer to me I would be more tempted but it is +- 2 hrs away.
05-06-22, 06:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 335
Posted By purebikes

1937 Claude Butler Tandem w Trivelox

This popped up somewhat locally and I am definitely intrigued. It appears to be a CB ďSuper FastĒ Tandem with the Trivelox rear derailleur and hub brakes front and rear. Tandems arenít really my...
04-19-22, 09:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,066
Posted By purebikes

Price Drop. Anyone interested?

Price Drop. Anyone interested?
04-19-22, 09:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 310
Posted By purebikes

Price drop. Still have these if anyone is...

Price drop. Still have these if anyone is interested.
03-13-22, 09:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By purebikes

I have a set of Suntour AG (alpine gear) in good...

I have a set of Suntour AG (alpine gear) in good shape. I also probably have some suntour bar ends
03-09-22, 10:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 623
Posted By purebikes

After looking up some examples of Holdsworth...

After looking up some examples of Holdsworth bikes it seems like this might be the right track. The serial number font looks similar to other Holdsworth bikes I can find, and 42469 fits within a 1975...
02-27-22, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 458
Posted By purebikes

As stated above they donít have the ratchet...

As stated above they donít have the ratchet function and the return spring always has them wanting to be fully open, helping to pull the derailleur, and you set the bolt tension to hold it in place.
02-24-22, 07:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 239
Posted By purebikes

Campy High Flange Rear Track Hub with campy cog 36h

Rear Campagnolo high flange track hub with campy 15 t cog. In good shape with only minor scuffs. Does have some damage to the lock ring threads in one location (see 5th pic) but that could be easily...
02-24-22, 07:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 458
Posted By purebikes

1st Gen Shimano Bar End Shifters "finger tip control"

** No longer for sale** Nice set of 1st gen Shimano bar end shifters with internal return spring. These came off a bike with very little use.
...
02-24-22, 06:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 310
Posted By purebikes

Suntour Alpine Gear (AG) FD and RD

Nice set of Suntour Alpine gear derailleurs. They haven't seen much use and are in great shape. $50 shipped
...
02-06-22, 09:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 813
Posted By purebikes

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x768/img_1482_5ffd47d9f4cbceb83a96ec7bf22cbc89950c880c.jpg...
02-04-22, 03:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 813
Posted By purebikes

Still available. Any offers?

Still available. Any offers?
01-19-22, 09:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 813
Posted By purebikes

I am getting some questions about sizing so...

I am getting some questions about sizing so thought it would make sense to post some pics with wheels. The standover with tires will be around 32.5". I typically ride a 55/56 cm road bike and this...
01-17-22, 10:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 480
Posted By purebikes

Do you think they would let you take it for a...

Do you think they would let you take it for a test ride before committing to the purchase?
01-16-22, 08:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 813
Posted By purebikes

Mid 80ís Miyata Pista 57cm

**SOLD** Mid 80’s Miyata Pista I picked up with some other track frames and parts. Has been re-painted and there are some paint chips but no dents or dings. Has brake mounting on front and rear so it...
01-16-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 623
Posted By purebikes

Forgot to mention that the seat post measures at...

Forgot to mention that the seat post measures at 27mm on my digital caliper.
01-16-22, 05:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 600
Posted By purebikes

Just learned a lot about track ends. Thanks! ...

Just learned a lot about track ends. Thanks!

Forgot to mention, the seat post measures out at 26.4 on my digital calipers.
01-15-22, 10:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 600
Posted By purebikes

Mystery Track Frame ID #2

This is the other mystery frame that was in the lot of track parts. The lugs look somewhat generic but the rear drop outs have some detail and the bottom bracket is Italian threaded with bottom...
01-15-22, 10:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 623
Posted By purebikes

Mystery Track Bike ID #1

I picked this up locally with some other track frames and parts and trying to ID the brand. I am not very knowledgeable about the track stuff so if you see any specifics that might point to a certain...
12-16-21, 07:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,066
Posted By purebikes

$375 + actual shipping OBO

$375 + actual shipping OBO
12-05-21, 10:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 528
Posted By purebikes

Good point. The frame does have the helical ...

Good point. The frame does have the helical
reinforcement on the downtube and the serial number indicates is as a Phinney. After looking at the catalog it says the downtube is SPX which might...
12-04-21, 11:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 528
Posted By purebikes

Serotta Davis Phinney 47cm! Columbus SLX

**SOLD** Early 90's? Serotta Davis Phinney that has been repainted at some point. Measures 47cm center to center (19" center to top) with an approx 52 cm top tube center to center. This is the...
12-03-21, 02:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,066
Posted By purebikes

Do you know the year of your mixte? I am having a...

Do you know the year of your mixte? I am having a hard time pinpointing the exact year.
12-03-21, 05:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,066
Posted By purebikes

1980? Motobecane Grand Jubilee 23" Blue and Silver

I picked this up locally but just have too many projects to really give this a total clean up. In as found condition. Everything looks to be in good shape but I haven't done much except wipe it down,...
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