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03-30-18, 06:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,293
Posted By balkanac

WTB Specialized mid 90s saddle

Got this recently

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4781/40022053645_7d64952062.jpg

Looking for original grey perforated Prolong saddle, can anyone help?
12-10-16, 12:55 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 116,271
Posted By balkanac

I misplaced my vernier caliper somewhere...I...

I misplaced my vernier caliper somewhere...I guess that with pinched seat lug vernier c. is not that helpful cause it has circa 1 cm "depth" range, thanks for advice anyway, maybe some one has tange...
12-10-16, 07:12 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 116,271
Posted By balkanac

I got Panasonic mc-5500 frameset from 1991...

I got Panasonic mc-5500 frameset from 1991 without seatpost so I need diameter for seatpost, Tange infinity tubing? Thanks
06-06-16, 10:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 775
Posted By balkanac

Fd,rd, levers, brakes are marked with first leter...

Fd,rd, levers, brakes are marked with first leter P which equals 1991. 1991 shimano stuff on 1992 frame is I suppose normal thing.
Unusual beast with interesting history but who will know the...
06-06-16, 08:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 775
Posted By balkanac

From my experience I duobt that this is repaint,...

From my experience I duobt that this is repaint, it looks too original for me. My mistake that I did not mention that wheels are 28 inch so this would be trekking/touring model. Serial number is...
06-05-16, 12:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 775
Posted By balkanac

Specialized model id

Shimano xt,dx mix, crank code is QA which means 1992, no model name decal only specialized decal on DT and S-works decal on ST and HT

Any ideas what i have? ...
11-12-15, 02:08 AM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,292,592
Posted By balkanac

Iso 1996 Marin Team 17.5 frameset, Pine Mountain...

Iso 1996 Marin Team 17.5 frameset, Pine Mountain and Eldridge Grade models also interesting
09-14-14, 11:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,315
Posted By balkanac

Thanks for advice guys and girl:) i will try to...

Thanks for advice guys and girl:) i will try to find frame builder in Italy
09-14-14, 03:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,315
Posted By balkanac

Somec fork problem

I ve took a risk and bought this frameset, beside color and rough condition how often do you get a chance to ride one of these, Somec Mercury
...
07-28-14, 02:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,170
Posted By balkanac

in my opinion you have early Puch royal force,...

in my opinion you have early Puch royal force, its mising decals but dura ace/crane fits
03-07-14, 04:37 PM
Replies: 7,793
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Posted By balkanac

Not a big Mtb fan, but thought this would be...

Not a big Mtb fan, but thought this would be interesting to post, 1987 Olmo Mtb in not so good condition

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2550/12998073493_6e627de7d5.jpg...
01-07-14, 09:18 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 39,930
Posted By balkanac

I bought this Puch Royal Force few months ago...

I bought this Puch Royal Force few months ago from friend who bought it on local flea market

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7455/11819404343_2593e06760_z.jpg...
10-27-13, 03:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 445
Posted By balkanac

Thanks for thoughts and advice guys, I agree both...

Thanks for thoughts and advice guys, I agree both on enamel paint and paint stripper they don t make them like they used to. Strongest paint stripper i could find was ment for boat find and it didn t...
10-27-13, 09:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 445
Posted By balkanac

Stripping 1950s paint(on chrome) problem, advice?

Bought 1950s city Bianchi 4sp in rough condition with idea to strip 80% paint off and polish chrome but after 4 different paint strippers, heat gun and owen cleaner only 20% paint came off...
Any...
09-18-13, 05:07 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,292,592
Posted By balkanac

Thanks for advice, i am planing to contact him if...

Thanks for advice, i am planing to contact him if this doesn t work out, but used hoods (besides the price) are my first choice since project bike is 1950s high-end italian in very rough condition...
09-18-13, 09:03 AM
Replies: 15,283
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Posted By balkanac

ISO used Universal(original or repro) 51/61/68...

ISO used Universal(original or repro) 51/61/68 tan brake hoods in good condition for my 1950s italian patina project
05-21-13, 04:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,140
Posted By balkanac

Thanks for info Did you ever see...

Thanks for info



Did you ever see dropout screw cut to smaller lenght by builder or brand? because dropout screws on this bike look professionally cut to smaller size, they are identical in...
05-21-13, 11:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,140
Posted By balkanac

I agree with you this bike has some interesting...

I agree with you this bike has some interesting characteristics that are not common,IMHO it is very nice machine only bad thing is poor shape but that is fixable:)



I guess that Magni name was...
05-21-13, 02:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,140
Posted By balkanac

Thanks Zoku620, yep swiss, i saw info on...

Thanks Zoku620, yep swiss, i saw info on classicrendezvous site mine looks like "low end" Magni model compared to other bikes from this brand:)
05-20-13, 10:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,140
Posted By balkanac

Little help from experts with swiss Magni road bike

I recently bought Magni road bike in poor shape and i have few questions since brand i not well known.

First there is tubing question, S. tube diameter is 28.3(vernier caliper) that would suggest...
02-16-13, 12:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 806
Posted By balkanac

Thanks, i agree for ladies frame it s very nice...

Thanks, i agree for ladies frame it s very nice and panto is always welcome ;) i don t care much for tubing in this case since i know that quality ladies c/v bike are rare and this goes to "mid to...
02-15-13, 10:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 806
Posted By balkanac

I have tested braze ons with bluemels fenders IMO...

I have tested braze ons with bluemels fenders IMO they work like classic braze ons, as for tubing i found that Viner used this type of tubing but that is it
...
02-14-13, 02:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 806
Posted By balkanac

I agree chainguard also comes into play, i was...

I agree chainguard also comes into play, i was hoping that someone has seen this "thing" or maybe even used it

Thanks
02-14-13, 01:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 806
Posted By balkanac

S.t. - 28.6( measured 28.8 but paint i quess),...

S.t. - 28.6( measured 28.8 but paint i quess), D.t. - 28.6, T.t - 25.7, bike weight is, by home scale, 9.7 kg

I also figured Falck but decal doesn t match, i have seen rack braze on like this but...
02-14-13, 07:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 806
Posted By balkanac

Help with tubing type and mudguard? braze ons

Bought old italian, can someone tell me little more on tubing and braze ons on this bike?

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8379/8472526137_9530e0793b_z.jpg...
01-29-13, 04:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,016
Posted By balkanac

Don t know where you can find them but they can...

Don t know where you can find them but they can be drilled to fit if hole is only problem.
01-29-13, 12:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,016
Posted By balkanac

Guess it s my fault.... in my first post i didn t...

Guess it s my fault.... in my first post i didn t mention that i have Kondor frame:innocent:

http://i49.tinypic.com/rib70l.jpg

http://i48.tinypic.com/72ypvk.jpg
...
01-29-13, 03:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,016
Posted By balkanac

Visual works best for me so here ...

Visual works best for me so here

http://i50.tinypic.com/ojnthe.jpg

Maybe there is easier way with allen bolt( didn t try that) but this is how it should be.
01-28-13, 05:10 AM
Replies: 61,634
Views: 9,307,871
Posted By balkanac

295800 ...

295800

http://www.ebay.de/itm/Liotto-Ladyracer-Chrom-Mavic-Dura-Ace-1-Gen-Vintage-1974-1-Hand-very-RARE-/300852671539?pt=Sport_Radsport_Fahrr%C3%A4der&hash=item460c377433#ht_10155wt_932
01-14-13, 03:04 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,289
Posted By balkanac

Do you maybe know who made this dropout?

Do you maybe know who made this dropout?
12-20-12, 03:45 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,691
Posted By balkanac

Greets neighbour as you see Kisobranimir is not...

Greets neighbour as you see Kisobranimir is not only one from ex-Yu here:D

My advice is to start reading first and getting some basic knowledge about c&v bikes from sites like Sheldon Brown,...
Replies: 24
Views: 2,398
Posted By balkanac

By pics this bike, in my opinion, needs full...

By pics this bike, in my opinion, needs full restoration and that will cost money so question is would you keep it for yourself of resell? other thing i ve noticed is headbadge, by internet resources...
Replies: 24
Views: 2,398
Posted By balkanac

Hm i would say yes if it s all original and dent...

Hm i would say yes if it s all original and dent free but for me lower number(300), by pictures it needs a lot of work chrome seems in bad shape, paint is shot...

This is 1961 Bianchi...
Replies: 6
Views: 1,402
Posted By balkanac

Daj meni adresu i broj mobitela da ti maznem tog...

Daj meni adresu i broj mobitela da ti maznem tog wiliera ispred nosa kad tolko cekas:) / give me adress and guys phone number to steal wilier under your nose since you are waiting too long:)
...
Replies: 9
Views: 4,500
Posted By balkanac

This should help ...

This should help

http://www.google.hr/search?hl=hr&q=zanella%20cicli%20ovoledo&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.r_qf.&bpcl=38625945&biw=1120&bih=602&ie=UTF-8&sa=N&tab=iw&ei=SF2pUNqcBKKJ4gT9rYHQCw

looks...
11-17-12, 02:38 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,671
Posted By balkanac

Definitely a star of this thread so far "they see...

Definitely a star of this thread so far "they see me rollin they hatin" :roflmao2:
11-07-12, 12:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 446
Posted By balkanac

This should help ...

This should help

http://www.classiclightweights.co.uk/universal.html

3 and 5 look like late and early 1950s universal 51 brake levers.
11-07-12, 12:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 353
Posted By balkanac

I have same rims laced to Gran sport hubs which...

I have same rims laced to Gran sport hubs which have 54 stamp on cones so your year guess is probably correct but i dont know how long Nisi produced rims with that kind of stamp.
10-26-12, 09:24 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 29,499
Posted By balkanac

http://www.mil-specproducts.com/brands/Tectyl ...

http://www.mil-specproducts.com/brands/Tectyl

They have Tectyl products, maybe you can order spray from them or find out where to buy it
10-26-12, 08:20 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 29,499
Posted By balkanac

I have the same question, so far i found this...

I have the same question, so far i found this product

http://www.valvolineeurope.com/english/products/tectyl/aftermarket/cid(602)/tectyl_glashelder/klar

Anyone tried it? or has better solution...
10-22-12, 03:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 665
Posted By balkanac

Guess Chombi was probably right about modified...

Guess Chombi was probably right about modified Deltas, i ve posted same question on bdc forum but no answer....
10-20-12, 01:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 665
Posted By balkanac

I am aware of all that you are saying but...

I am aware of all that you are saying but his(Mikebiker) post and pics are interesting

Italian forum post from Mikebiker:

"hanno fatto la versione idraulica del campagnolo delta....ne ho una...
10-20-12, 12:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 665
Posted By balkanac

I was suspicious to but he looked like he knows...

I was suspicious to but he looked like he knows what he s talking about, he said that there was fluid resevoir as well and that brakes where purchased on bike fair in Udine for 2500 DM(1300 euro)
...
10-20-12, 09:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 665
Posted By balkanac

Question about Campagnolo Delta brakes

Few days ago i bought rims from guy that was in amateur racing when he was younger and while talking to him he told me that he had pair of hydraulic Campganolo Delta brakes which he bought in Italy....
Replies: 18
Views: 963
Posted By balkanac

Congrats, given original description i wasn t far...

Congrats, given original description i wasn t far off with my guess, enjoy :thumb:
10-18-12, 03:59 AM
Replies: 2,002
Views: 602,475
Posted By balkanac

I hope this works because i don t have much...

I hope this works because i don t have much options locally and i want to build up nice vintage bike for my girlfriend. I have this late 1950s Dawes Emblem ladies frameset that i want to trade for...
10-17-12, 12:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,309
Posted By balkanac

I have same or similar "made in england" stamp on...

I have same or similar "made in england" stamp on my 1950s Dawes

http://www.flickr.com/photos/82765646@N06/sets/72157631635396609/
Replies: 18
Views: 963
Posted By balkanac

This should help ...

This should help

http://www.bikenorth.org.au/archives/chainmail/200903/2.php

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cZFE-zcAeJA
...
10-15-12, 09:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,926
Posted By balkanac

Looks nice, but little to old fashioned dutch...

Looks nice, but little to old fashioned dutch like style that my girlfriend doesn t like.



I would changed it, let s just say only bare frame caught my attention, but i didn t/don t know how...
Replies: 4
Views: 638
Posted By balkanac

Judging by catalogs you have 1975 Motobecane...

Judging by catalogs you have 1975 Motobecane Nomad mixte


http://www.velobase.com/Resource_Tools/CatalogScans.aspx
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