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03-29-22, 07:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,353
Posted By 75lechamp

Almost complete....

Well, I am just about done with the Super. I finally determined that this bike is very likely a 1981, based on features such as the spool shaped chain stay bridge, under BB cable routing, and not...
01-25-22, 05:51 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 6,551
Posted By tkamd73

Oh yeah, this one too Tim ...

Oh yeah, this one too
Tim


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82 Bianchi...
01-25-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 6,551
Posted By gomango

My McLean Perfect Pleasure is pretty zippy. ...

My McLean Perfect Pleasure is pretty zippy.
It's pretty similar to this nowadays, but I have GP 5000's (700x32) on there atm....
01-25-22, 04:49 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 6,551
Posted By satbuilder

'69-73: The finished ones. On the bench is a '7?...

'69-73: The finished ones. On the bench is a '7? Frejus, next in line a '71 Masi, and a '7? Guerciotti
...
01-24-22, 09:55 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 6,551
Posted By konakai

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01-24-22, 09:21 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 6,551
Posted By iab

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https://live.staticflickr.com/4754/38919108425_840dcdceea_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/22i9B1M)Frejus001 (https://flic.kr/p/22i9B1M) by iabisdb (https://www.flickr.com/photos/68123172@N03/), on Flickr
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01-15-22, 01:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,294
Posted By Bianchigirll

Bianchi Catalog Treasure Trove Plus other Stuff

I've mentioned this in a few post and I think I am almost done, at least with the Bianchi part...for now. I have scanned and uploaded to facebook all my US market and Bianchi USA catalogs from 1980...
12-07-21, 01:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 586
Posted By Drillium Dude

Tange dropouts on the fork? Probably not...

Tange dropouts on the fork? Probably not original.

Interesting frame, tho. From the rear end up to the head tube/head lugs it appears to be upper-tier, like a Super or Mexico. But the head lugs...
11-24-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,585
Posted By fabiofarelli

Truly impressive nice bike! And indeed a 'little...

Truly impressive nice bike! And indeed a 'little splash', Australia beware for the reds! Gets more impressive this way. And yes, those days screwin' and gluein' an Alan was not uncommon by mechanics....
11-15-21, 03:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,394
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Awesome bike and you need to ride it! I generally...

Awesome bike and you need to ride it! I generally prefer white bar tape and rarely use black, but I like it also for this build with those wheels. Black also looks good on a red bike. My ‘89 SC has...
11-10-21, 06:38 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 9,375
Posted By rando_couche

Eddy Merckx Team SC. Regarded by many to be the...

Eddy Merckx Team SC. Regarded by many to be the best road racing bike EVER. May not be steel or vintage but it IS a classic. The last generation of EM bikes made in Belgium. (This pic isn't my...
11-09-21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 9,375
Posted By Dolanarc1

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When this little honey was decked out in complete Super Record and a custom...
11-09-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 9,375
Posted By Flatforkcrown

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Maybe I haven’t ridden enough bikes, but this is in...
11-09-21, 09:46 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 9,375
Posted By SJX426

For me it is a tough question. I think the...

For me it is a tough question. I think the reasons for picking one over the other have to do with time in the saddle, after the final fitting, and configuration of parts.
Although the De Rosa is my...
08-31-21, 02:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,684
Posted By verktyg

Nuevo is Spanish Nuovo is Italian So an...

Nuevo is Spanish
Nuovo is Italian

So an Italian bike with a Spanish name???

Not sure but I think that part of Mexico connection had to do with the celebration of Eddy Merckx's 1 hour Record in...
08-30-21, 01:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 22,004
Posted By T-Mar

Locally, we had a rash of Colnago Dream and Dream...

Locally, we had a rash of Colnago Dream and Dream Plus with cracked head tubes, resulting from too tight a fit for the integral headsets.
06-19-21, 07:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,697
Posted By bikingshearer

Some owners of Bianchis, De Rosas, Masis, and...

Some owners of Bianchis, De Rosas, Masis, and Pogliaghis (to name a few) might beg to differ.:D
05-29-21, 11:43 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,030
Posted By John E

Not much different than today, although no...

Not much different than today, although no Carlton and no second Capo Sieger back then.

Rewind 18 years, and I getting ready to have the 1959 Capo painted at CyclArt. I wish I had a before picture...
05-28-21, 01:33 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 23,125
Posted By tjfastback66

Invicta Chronograph Diver is nice but my every...

Invicta Chronograph Diver is nice but my every day go to is the Seiko for sure. So nice to see others posting such beautiful watches!...
05-15-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 23,125
Posted By twolve

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05-09-21, 07:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,528
Posted By sfazio

Completed my first build

Hello Bike Forum friends. I finally took the plunge and invested the time and tools into doing my first restoration. This was a complete nut and bolt tear down of a 1981 Austro Daimler (Puch),...
04-30-21, 09:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,970
Posted By repechage

Amazing when a change to reduce manufacturing...

Amazing when a change to reduce manufacturing effort turns into a marketing boast.
Ernesto, a round of applause.
04-18-21, 07:53 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 23,125
Posted By styggno1

Actually - yes! They do. I am on three different...

Actually - yes! They do. I am on three different "big" watch forums and they all have a bicycle thread. (And I am not the one starting them...).
The threads are often wide and "show your bike" -...
04-13-21, 05:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 677
Posted By CrowSeph

I Appreciate your feeeback.

I Appreciate your feeeback.
04-09-21, 09:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,580
Posted By sloar

I’ve had genuine Colnagos with 2 and 3 toptube...

I’ve had genuine Colnagos with 2 and 3 toptube cable guides.
04-09-21, 09:56 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 23,125
Posted By Lbxpdx

These are my watches that I’ve found in thrift...

These are my watches that I’ve found in thrift stores or pawnshops over the years, except for the old Gruen. That one was a wedding gift from my grandmother to my grandfather in 1945. I’ve liked...
04-08-21, 07:36 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 23,125
Posted By Drillium Dude

My last wristwatch submission: Tudor 79160...

My last wristwatch submission: Tudor 79160 Oysterdate chronograph, which I purchased brand-new while stationed in London back in '94:
...
04-08-21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 23,125
Posted By bear_a_bug

Given to me by my wife on our engagement several...

Given to me by my wife on our engagement several years ago, a Stowa Antea 365. Not vintage, but certainly classic:
https://i.imgur.com/rYk0iy7h.jpg
04-08-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 23,125
Posted By 76SLT

Here's my Seiko Coutura that I've had for many...

Here's my Seiko Coutura that I've had for many years.
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04-06-21, 01:03 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 23,125
Posted By Charliekeet

Well said. I used to have a Seiko Orange Monster...

Well said. I used to have a Seiko Orange Monster model diver. It bugged me cause you can't handwind it (auto rotor winding only) but it was lots of fun to wear and bulletproof.
04-06-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 23,125
Posted By iab

So one of the first vintage cycling magazines I...

So one of the first vintage cycling magazines I bought had an ad for a watch, I like it. One is for sale on ebay. Would be a great present for me, if anyone wants. Just saying.
...
04-06-21, 07:53 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 23,125
Posted By velomateo

Oh no, my other obsession. My latest...

Oh no, my other obsession.

My latest acquisition...
...
04-03-21, 01:50 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 23,125
Posted By cb400bill

My dad received this Accutron in 1980 for working...

My dad received this Accutron in 1980 for working 25 years with Scott Paper.
...
03-30-21, 09:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 688
Posted By jjhabbs

Thanks. My daughter begged me to put the dogs in...

Thanks. My daughter begged me to put the dogs in it.. lol

JJ
03-27-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,044
Posted By Drillium Dude

You know, using the term "Colnago Super Profil"...

You know, using the term "Colnago Super Profil" to denote a model name is inaccurate. Heck, the above catalog scans even show there are separate "Profil" and "Super" models. There was also a model in...
03-03-21, 05:54 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,440
Posted By MarkinOz

Progress Update....

In December 2020 I managed to get my confirmed GEFSCO Reynolds 531Pro frame down to its original builder, Geoff Scott. In his mid 70’s now, Geoff still respray’s his old frames himself and put new...
03-01-21, 10:38 AM
Replies: 711
Views: 176,412
Posted By IdahoSpud

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03-01-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 711
Views: 176,412
Posted By 1 Lugnut

Two Titans... Made in Italy, but marketed in...

Two Titans...
Made in Italy, but marketed in Switzerland
...
02-28-21, 07:15 AM
Replies: 711
Views: 176,412
Posted By Wildwood

Missing a couple of Pinarellos. Color Italy my...

Missing a couple of Pinarellos.
Color Italy my favorite bicycle country....
02-27-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 711
Views: 176,412
Posted By AUPedla

All Italian except for the pedals. 1992 Colnago...

All Italian except for the pedals. 1992 Colnago Master Piu (Team Ariostea paint) with full C-Record, all original except for tyres, seat, cables and bar tape.
...
02-27-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 711
Views: 176,412
Posted By botty kayer

Managed to finally get hold of Cinelli Volare...

Managed to finally get hold of Cinelli Volare saddle for my Columbus Max Nikor, to match the Cinelli bar and stem. Ambrosio hubs, 28c Veloflex tyres, Campagnolo brakes and 10 speed Campagnolo...
12-11-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,856
Posted By cuda2k

Webhost migrated my old account last night, and...

Webhost migrated my old account last night, and in doing so appears to have killed my new account that had the current velobase instance running. On hold waiting for support.
09-26-20, 08:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,639
Posted By devinfan

Beautiful bike! Before giving up on the Victory,...

Beautiful bike! Before giving up on the Victory, I’d take apart the shifters and clean them, also make sure someone didn’t service them and put the washers back in the wrong order. Switch to new...
09-07-20, 03:37 PM
Replies: 711
Views: 176,412
Posted By speed king

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09-07-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 711
Views: 176,412
Posted By vinasity

Finally got around to taking some pictures of my...

Finally got around to taking some pictures of my D’arienzo/basso.

This is my daily rider and it rides like a dream with the tubulars.
...
08-09-20, 11:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,133
Posted By Pcampeau

Congratulations Dylansbob on your beautiful ...

Congratulations Dylansbob on your beautiful “quandary”! I need problems like this. Hmmm...What to do? What to do?
08-01-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 711
Views: 176,412
Posted By mackgoo

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Latest rendition.
08-01-20, 06:02 AM
Replies: 711
Views: 176,412
Posted By jamesdak

Looks like my latest Italians have never been...

Looks like my latest Italians have never been shared here.

First is this beautiful Paletti:
...
08-01-20, 05:08 AM
Replies: 711
Views: 176,412
Posted By HPL

Colnago nuovo mexico

1986 Nuovo Mexico, Columbus "Profil" frame; Campagnolo "Super Record", "C Record", "Cobalto", "Superleggeri" mix; Regina "Oro" FW/chain; Cinelli cocpkpit; FiR/Vittoria tubs.
07-28-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 711
Views: 176,412
Posted By speed king

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