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Posted By jonny7

That's another question :lol:

That's another question :lol:
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Posted By jonny7

Sort of vintage Scott bike

This bike for sale caught my attention as it seems older than all the other Scotts I've seen before. Probably isn't proper "CV" material but not far from it. Probably early 2000s? I'm wondering about...
04-13-21, 08:29 PM
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Posted By jonny7

I do ! And I've done a bit of research today....

I do ! And I've done a bit of research today. From what I found, shops are (understandly) more likely to refuse to re-chrome when rust like this has appeared. In a normal situation, when the bike is...
04-12-21, 09:15 PM
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Posted By jonny7

Not at all! I sought advice and this is what I...

Not at all! I sought advice and this is what I got. I probably knew inside of me that this wasn't the right occasion, but needed someone to tell me!
04-12-21, 08:43 PM
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Posted By jonny7

:deadhorse2: Still think the bike would look...

:deadhorse2:

Still think the bike would look awesome with new hoods, white tape, a white saddle and tan sidewall tires ha!
04-12-21, 08:39 PM
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Posted By jonny7

This version of the Epic is IMO the coolest...

This version of the Epic is IMO the coolest looking one. Good catch!
04-12-21, 07:50 PM
Replies: 39
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Posted By jonny7

Thanks francophile for this long reply. I think...

Thanks francophile for this long reply. I think the outcome of this whole story is pretty clear now :rolleyes:. And you're right, I don't mind waiting.
04-12-21, 06:10 PM
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Posted By jonny7

Here's the bike (sorry for the NDS pic). You can...

Here's the bike (sorry for the NDS pic). You can see the fork and the paint are in good condition overall. Groupset ist meh (though the master pro brakes are nice!).
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04-12-21, 04:46 PM
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Posted By jonny7

Say I'm able to have a discount accounting for...

Say I'm able to have a discount accounting for the cost of the re-chroming operation, is the frame doomed anyway in the sense that it'll be more likely to develop rust again even with a new coating?
04-12-21, 07:44 AM
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Posted By jonny7

Yea I'll inquire about this today. But if it is...

Yea I'll inquire about this today. But if it is indeed surface rust, could it not have appeared in a short period of time?

Also more importantly, say it's surface rust and I'm able to get rid of...
04-11-21, 10:16 PM
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Posted By jonny7

Might be worth mentionning that the chromed fork...

Might be worth mentionning that the chromed fork shows no sign of rust. To add to the puzzle.
04-11-21, 09:55 PM
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Posted By jonny7

Is a rusty rear triangle a red flag?

One of my dream bike showed up for sale and it seems in excellent condition except for the chromed read triangle. This puzzles me a bit. The owner said the rust appeared during winter and wasn't...
04-04-21, 01:26 PM
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Posted By jonny7

A fistful of dollars got me this. A 1972 Atala...

A fistful of dollars got me this. A 1972 Atala (Record?). All Campy NR. Needs a bit of love!...
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Posted By jonny7

Sad how living in Canada sort of makes me feel...

Sad how living in Canada sort of makes me feel like this deal is too far away from me when it's actually 5000 km away. Maybe next time!
03-13-21, 08:16 PM
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Posted By jonny7

Thanks T-Mar. Looks like Campy Victory, am I...

Thanks T-Mar. Looks like Campy Victory, am I right? Not an expert on the matter...
03-13-21, 06:25 PM
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Posted By jonny7

Does this ^ chart represent the bianchi...

Does this ^ chart represent the bianchi "hierarchy" ? Trying to evaluate my own Campione d'Italia
03-13-21, 05:09 PM
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Posted By jonny7

Just acquired this bad boy (Campione d'Italia)....

Just acquired this bad boy (Campione d'Italia). Is there a feature what automatically tells the year? It's at my friend's place so I can't inspect it but she says she sees the numbers 4351 on the BB...
03-07-21, 06:03 PM
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Posted By jonny7

Yes !! This was it. I had already checked this...

Yes !! This was it. I had already checked this and the while the nuts are the same lenght, I had failed to notice that the rear one (which I had put in front) has no "bottom". It can be tighten as...
03-07-21, 02:01 PM
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Posted By jonny7

Thanks for the reply! I was wondering about...

Thanks for the reply! I was wondering about whether or not I was missing this kind of spacer, since there is one on the front brake.

but I’ve zoomed in a old picture of the bike and it seems like...
03-07-21, 10:25 AM
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Posted By jonny7

Dura ace BR-7400 rear brake installation

Hello all, I'm having a small issue trying to reinstall the rear brake on one of my CV bikes.

I removed and disassembled the brake to work a bit on the return spring, which I felt had lost its...
02-28-21, 10:26 PM
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Posted By jonny7

What tires are these ?

What tires are these ?
02-06-21, 10:33 AM
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Posted By jonny7

Sadly I don't have them. Got the shifters for a...

Sadly I don't have them. Got the shifters for a lower price because of that. I've tighten the cable as much as I could and although there's still some play I feel like it's not as bad as it was.
02-05-21, 08:51 PM
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Posted By jonny7

Dura Ace SL-7900 10sp downtube shifters installation

Hello all. I'm currently installing SL-7900 10 speed downtube shifters on my vintage steel frame. When I tighten the attachment bolt, I can't get rid of a small play in the lever (up-down, not...
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Posted By jonny7

The bike looks in very good shape so I'd give...

The bike looks in very good shape so I'd give WD40 a good try before swapping the shifters. In 90% of the case it'll work with shifters that look in good condition like yours. It may require some...
01-22-21, 03:52 PM
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Posted By jonny7

Sorry for reviving this thread but anybody knows...

Sorry for reviving this thread but anybody knows if any of the "new" campy stuff that's not high-end is compatible with ca. 2010 SR shifters/derailleurs? I'm in need of a cassette and a crankset and...
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Posted By jonny7

Sexy! 300 seems indeed like a fair price

Sexy! 300 seems indeed like a fair price
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-21, 07:23 PM
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Posted By jonny7

Actually I think I'd have to go for the newer...

Actually I think I'd have to go for the newer Potenza or Centaur to get 11sp. Anybody knows if the newer generations of these groupsets are compatible with older 11 record stuff?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-21, 05:39 PM
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Posted By jonny7

Is this old enough to be considered CV ?...

Is this old enough to be considered CV ? :rolleyes:
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Posted By jonny7

If this bike showed up on my local marketplace,...

If this bike showed up on my local marketplace, I'd probably offer a bit more than what Randyjawa would. From what I know, Desmarais bikes were build in Trois-Rivières, Québec (I wonder how yours got...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-21, 04:18 PM
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Posted By jonny7

11sp Campagnolo Super Record - I usually work with downtube shifters!

Hi guys, I usually post more in the CV section since out of the five bikes I own the most recent one is a 2006. I got into cycling by fixing old bikes and actually never really had the chance to work...
01-18-21, 08:30 PM
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Posted By jonny7

I would not necessarily invest in a repaint for...

I would not necessarily invest in a repaint for the bike, although it is a fine one. Unless you want to customize it. It seems in good enough shape to enjoy it like that.

Good luck finding the...
01-17-21, 12:37 AM
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Posted By jonny7

I don't know why but I'm somehow in love with...

I don't know why but I'm somehow in love with this bike. Didn't know Peugeot had made CF frames!
01-15-21, 10:30 AM
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Views: 331
Posted By jonny7

Any reason not to remove the rubber "spacer" ?...

Any reason not to remove the rubber "spacer" ? I've removed it plus added can spacers and nows it seems rock solid. I think I could use this setup until I find a rare 25.8 handlebar, unless this...
01-14-21, 03:00 PM
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Posted By jonny7

3T 25.8 stem with a generic 25.4 handlebar

The quill stem I have is similar to this one, except for the fact that mine has two bolts on the bottom, a big and a small one. Diameter is 25.8.
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01-06-21, 05:44 PM
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Views: 5,352
Posted By jonny7

6 months after starting this thread, i have...

6 months after starting this thread, i have acquired my second aero frame !
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01-05-21, 10:55 PM
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Views: 758
Posted By jonny7

I think the derailleur hanger might indeed need...

I think the derailleur hanger might indeed need to be realigned. It looks like the current position of the derailleur creates a tension outwards which results in ghost downshifting, even if my levers...
01-03-21, 01:58 PM
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Views: 758
Posted By jonny7

Thanks for this. Interesting thread! ...

Thanks for this. Interesting thread!



Obviously no, but there were 1 or 2 things that encouraged me to ask the opinion of wiser mechanics. I like to play on my bikes and I'm learning everyday...
01-02-21, 10:20 PM
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Posted By jonny7

Do I need a 130 rear spacing? 10 speed conversion

Hi all, I've decided to go 10sp on my favorite CV bike. The bike had a Dura-Ace 7400 groupset, I'm changing only the cassette and the RD. I had wheels that were already somewhat modern, with Shimano...
12-28-20, 03:05 PM
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Posted By jonny7

Any Gardin experts on here?

Christmas gift from me to me! But as of now I don't know much about the bike. This is my second Gardin so I kind of know the brand and its history but I'm absolutely not familiar with their line....
12-22-20, 08:25 PM
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Views: 2,480
Posted By jonny7

​​​ This has me thinking. Is there a "standard...

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This has me thinking. Is there a "standard size" for vintage race bike SS? And could this help me identify the tubing here (always thought it was SL or SLX)?
12-22-20, 10:13 AM
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Views: 2,480
Posted By jonny7

I don't have a caliper right now but it seems...

I don't have a caliper right now but it seems like its around 13.5mm. Now that you mention it they do seem quite small!



Only looking for a Bertrand from Hull, QC! They have a special meaning...
12-21-20, 07:56 PM
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Posted By jonny7

These brake levers win it for me

These brake levers win it for me
12-20-20, 09:54 PM
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Views: 2,480
Posted By jonny7

Here's my slightly too small GB3000. ...

Here's my slightly too small GB3000.

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12-20-20, 06:39 PM
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Views: 2,480
Posted By jonny7

Sounds a lot more plausible indeed.

Sounds a lot more plausible indeed.
12-20-20, 06:36 PM
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Views: 5,352
Posted By jonny7

$9000 for a bike : sounds like a deal

$9000 for a bike : sounds like a deal
11-21-20, 07:47 PM
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Views: 275
Posted By jonny7

So simple and clever. Thanks JohnDThompson

So simple and clever. Thanks JohnDThompson
11-21-20, 05:10 PM
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Views: 275
Posted By jonny7

Don't worry, I asked it to myself! But is there...

Don't worry, I asked it to myself! But is there any BB, English, French or Italian, which isn't "lefty loosy" on the non-drive side?
11-21-20, 04:00 PM
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Views: 275
Posted By jonny7

Seized Ofmega BB : not the fixed cup, but the adjustable cup.

I broke my brand new Park Tool HCW 4 wrench trying to free the adjustable cup on the BB of my beloved Rossin. It is an Ofmega BB, don't know the exact model, but it's in pretty bad shape. The...
11-19-20, 03:13 PM
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Views: 4,178
Posted By jonny7

Looks a lot like my old beast. Sold a year ago. ...

Looks a lot like my old beast. Sold a year ago.
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11-13-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,257
Posted By jonny7

What about the kronos brakes? Am curious, we hear...

What about the kronos brakes? Am curious, we hear such terrible thing about them but they look so rad
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