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11-17-16, 05:50 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By Chromeracer

Whatcha got?!

Whatcha got?!
11-11-16, 06:53 AM
Replies: 4,597
Views: 461,264
Posted By Chromeracer

Any idea where I could get one of these drop bolt...

Any idea where I could get one of these drop bolt adapter things?!
02-17-16, 08:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,922
Posted By Chromeracer

Thanks lostarchitect, I figured he may get an...

Thanks lostarchitect, I figured he may get an email but clearly not.
02-11-16, 05:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,922
Posted By Chromeracer

Still looking!!

Still looking!!
01-29-16, 02:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,688
Posted By Chromeracer

So with my 6 speed freewheel and rear mech, could...

So with my 6 speed freewheel and rear mech, could I use a (e.g.) 9/10 speed double chainset if I was to get a narrower 9/10 speed chain?
01-28-16, 10:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,688
Posted By Chromeracer

rhm I presumed it was because the Holdsworth...

rhm I presumed it was because the Holdsworth retro-look crankset is 10 speed compatible so isn't the tooth spacing different?! Thanks for the ideas, love the SR Custom Three
01-28-16, 07:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,688
Posted By Chromeracer

Thanks for all the input here, really appreciate...

Thanks for all the input here, really appreciate it. I have plenty of options then :)
Slash5 I emailed planetX about their Holdsworth crank (Holdsworth Retro Crankset | Planet X...
01-27-16, 11:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,688
Posted By Chromeracer

Compact

Any advice on what compact chainset I could use with a 6 speed friction shifting system? Square taper bb, Campag friction shifters, Campag NR rear mech, Campag NR front mech, currently have a Campag...
01-27-16, 05:18 AM
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Posted By Chromeracer

Fancy yourself as the next Marco Pantani? A good...

Fancy yourself as the next Marco Pantani? A good friend of mine is selling this lovely Alu Bianchi:

Bianchi Mega Pro - L Light Alloy Road Bike Frame 55cm c to c | eBay...
01-23-16, 01:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,922
Posted By Chromeracer

And in fact does anyone out there have a Pat...

And in fact does anyone out there have a Pat Hanlon they'd think of selling on?!
01-22-16, 02:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 542
Posted By Chromeracer

Pat Hanlon

Pat Hanlon was a North London based wheel and frame builder in the 50s to 70s. I am looking for a frame and forks or complete bike ideally around the 59cm mark. Does anyone know on the location of...
01-22-16, 02:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,922
Posted By Chromeracer

Pat Hanlon

gerrybearman Reviving this thread on the off chance:

Gerry, don't suppose you still have your Pat Hanlon and would be interested in selling it on?
01-14-16, 09:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,016
Posted By Chromeracer

gugie That's right, a compact double chainset. I...

gugie That's right, a compact double chainset. I currently have a Campag SR 52/42 on my vintage bikes but find it a struggle on the really steep hills, especially one long ride coming up in the...
01-14-16, 08:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,016
Posted By Chromeracer

Retro Compact Crankset

Hi,

Appealing to your greater knowledge. Does anyone know if a vintage looking (e.g. 80s Campy Super Record) exists (e.g. 52/39 or maybe smaller)? If not, why not?!

Thanks all.
10-17-15, 02:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 754
Posted By Chromeracer

Thanks for the help, I actually changed my mind...

Thanks for the help, I actually changed my mind and stuck to what I know and went Campagnolo. Found a nearly new all black Mirage 10 groupset to keep the clean black lines and have myself a stealth...
10-01-15, 01:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 754
Posted By Chromeracer

Thanks! Does anyone know what/when where the...

Thanks! Does anyone know what/when where the first dura ace aero levers?
10-01-15, 07:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 754
Posted By Chromeracer

90s Wilier Build - advise please!

Afternoon all,

I am soon to acquire a late 90s Wilier (Easton alloy tubing) with carbon forks and would appreciate some recommendations on a build...

I was thinking of going black - suede...
08-06-15, 06:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 548
Posted By Chromeracer

Thanks @gfk_velo...

Thanks @gfk_velo (http://www.bikeforums.net/members/gfk_velo-368670.html) that's great. Expert opinion!
08-06-15, 03:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 548
Posted By Chromeracer

Campagnolo 9 and 10 speed compatibility

Hi All!

I currently have a 9 speed campagnolo veloce block on my Pinarello with a 9 speed rear mech and a double chorus front mech and chains (52/42). I'd like to switch to a compact chainset and...
03-22-15, 02:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 764
Posted By Chromeracer

Awesome! Thanks mikemowbz. Sure here are a...

Awesome! Thanks mikemowbz.

Sure here are a couple of photos...

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03-22-15, 01:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 764
Posted By Chromeracer

Braze on/Band on saga

Hi,

We want to build up an '86 Mercian road frame with a Shimano Dura-Ace 7400 groupset but only problem is the frame doesn't have braze on fittings. Does anyone know if there is some sort of...
01-29-15, 12:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,263
Posted By Chromeracer

Can anyone recommend a shoe to wear with these...

Can anyone recommend a shoe to wear with these pedals? I did a retro sportive in the summer using an old pair of vans pumps and they were no good! Thanks.
12-22-14, 12:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,186
Posted By Chromeracer

Thanks! I thought it might be that but like you...

Thanks! I thought it might be that but like you said, never seen one that looked like a chain hanger!
12-21-14, 03:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,186
Posted By Chromeracer

What is this?

Happy Sunday!

I've always wondered what this is, can anyone help?

It's on my 90s Pinarello Asolo Colombus Cromor steel frame which has internal routing on the top tube. This 'nub' is on the...
12-09-14, 01:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,426
Posted By Chromeracer

Thanks CliffordK, that's exactly what I needed!

Thanks CliffordK, that's exactly what I needed!
12-08-14, 12:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,426
Posted By Chromeracer

Thanks, I am definately not planning on mixing...

Thanks, I am definately not planning on mixing Campag with Shimano. My question referred more to the interchangeability of different campag ranges/eras. A slightly newer 9 Speed Veloce rear mech...
12-08-14, 09:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,426
Posted By Chromeracer

By that I mean, will athena, centaur/daytona,...

By that I mean, will athena, centaur/daytona, mirage, record etc rear mechs be compatible as it seems that 9 speed chorus rear mechs pre-2001 are very limited. Does anyone have experience of using a...
12-08-14, 08:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,426
Posted By Chromeracer

So I've got myself some Campagnolo 9 speed Chorus...

So I've got myself some Campagnolo 9 speed Chorus 'carbon BB system' shifters and a front mech which are pre-2001 and am on the hunt for a suitable rear mech and chainset. I am told the 2001 is...
12-02-14, 07:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,426
Posted By Chromeracer

Excellent advice on all counts. I'll be sure to...

Excellent advice on all counts. I'll be sure to keep you updated on the bike and our wedding in the Summer!!
12-01-14, 05:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,426
Posted By Chromeracer

I thought about that and whilst I love the...

I thought about that and whilst I love the downtube friction shifters on another retro build I just want to update this one with some fancy ergo shifters on the bars!
12-01-14, 10:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,426
Posted By Chromeracer

Thanks, all very helpful as always. I'll keep you...

Thanks, all very helpful as always. I'll keep you posted...
12-01-14, 07:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,426
Posted By Chromeracer

Great idea and probably cheaper however getting...

Great idea and probably cheaper however getting another bike into my apartment past the girlfriend may be a struggle.
12-01-14, 07:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,426
Posted By Chromeracer

Thanks that's great. I hadn't even thought of...

Thanks that's great. I hadn't even thought of that (chain falling into the gap). I guess I'll give it a go and if I have to upgrade the FD and crankset then so be it but hopefully I can save myself a...
12-01-14, 05:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,426
Posted By Chromeracer

Upgrading to a modern groupset

Morning,

Not sure the best place to post this and I'm sure the answer lies in many other chats here but I can't find it so your help would be greatly appreciated.

I'm thinking about upgrading...
11-04-14, 04:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,000
Posted By Chromeracer

Thanks again. The tacx (standard bearing) 10T...

Thanks again. The tacx (standard bearing) 10T jockey wheels arrived today and are a perfect with the 8 speed bushing things.

My Campag super record rear mech lives to fight another day!
11-04-14, 01:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,654
Posted By Chromeracer

Thanks for all the help! Don't know why but I'm...

Thanks for all the help! Don't know why but I'm always amazed by the amount of knowledge and helpfulness here.

I have found a nice pair of Campag ISO threaded hubs that are 126mm spaced and I'm...
11-03-14, 04:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,654
Posted By Chromeracer

Italian and french are defo not compatible. But...

Italian and french are defo not compatible. But Sheldon gives different measurements for ISO and British.
11-03-14, 12:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,896
Posted By Chromeracer

I agree! White cables and harlequin cloth bar...

I agree! White cables and harlequin cloth bar tape. There are plenty of good videos on youtube showing how to wrap.
11-03-14, 12:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,654
Posted By Chromeracer

British vs ISO freewheel compatibility

Hi,

Title says it all really. Will a British freewheel fit on an ISO hub? I'm aware of the meaurements that sheldon brown gives but not sure if they are interchangeable.

Thanks!
11-03-14, 07:38 AM
11-02-14, 01:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,000
Posted By Chromeracer

Thanks, will these fit? Is it only the tooth...

Thanks, will these fit? Is it only the tooth count I need to match up or does the width of the actual wheel matter?
11-02-14, 01:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,000
Posted By Chromeracer

Jockey wheel replacement for Campagnolo Triomphe/Victory and 6 speed

Evening!

I need some help please. After a ride today, I realised that two of teeth have snapped off from the rear derailleur jockey wheel. They are white original 10 teeth campy jockey wheels but...
10-05-14, 12:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 482
Posted By Chromeracer

24h Royce / Mavic Argent 10 Tubulars Wheels

A good looking pair of wheels ending soon on ebay:

Vintage Wheelset - 24h Royce hubs / Mavic Argent 10 Tubular - Rare | eBay (http://r.ebay.com/MnYTWe)
07-31-14, 12:13 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 52,927
Posted By Chromeracer

Here's my Pinarello Asolo with a near complete...

Here's my Pinarello Asolo with a near complete Campag c-record groupset. Recently updated with shimano SPDs.

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07-17-14, 04:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,143
Posted By Chromeracer

cb400bill, I just noticed your tyres,...

cb400bill,

I just noticed your tyres, (veloflex masters I think)... I'm looking for an amber wall clincher for my retro bikes and these look pretty good. How do you find them, with regards to...
07-17-14, 04:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,143
Posted By Chromeracer

As an update, the Shimano PD-M540 pedals worked...

As an update, the Shimano PD-M540 pedals worked perfectly with both my Campy SR and C-Record cranks. Thanks everyone!
07-05-14, 04:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,143
Posted By Chromeracer

Thanks everyone, great advice as always. I've...

Thanks everyone, great advice as always. I've ordered them this morning and will give them a go but this is all very reassuring.

Cb400bill - awesome ride!
07-04-14, 03:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,143
Posted By Chromeracer

SPDs for vintage campagnolo cranks

Good evening!

I'm looking to switch my pedals from toe cages to clipless SPD pedals and like the look of Shimano PD-M540. I'd like to make sure that they are compatible with my Campag SR cranks...
06-16-14, 02:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,033
Posted By Chromeracer

Agree with the comments re. butt and saddle need...

Agree with the comments re. butt and saddle need to become friends.

I've been clocking up some decent miles for a 100 mile ride in the Peak District this weekend and can recommend Assos Chamois...
06-15-14, 04:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 912
Posted By Chromeracer

Thanks, this is exactly what I was after!

Thanks, this is exactly what I was after!
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