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08-12-22, 04:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 247
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

87 is about right. Like many brands, production...

87 is about right. Like many brands, production moved when the dollar/yen exchange and duty rates became less favorable.
08-08-22, 09:22 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,000
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

That clears it up. Sounds like these are /were...

That clears it up. Sounds like these are /were not made as a frame mount clamp.
08-08-22, 08:11 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,000
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

These look different than the VO clamps. Who...

These look different than the VO clamps. Who sells these?
07-30-22, 02:18 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,188
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

On the logo, just one small thing…As a seat or T...

On the logo, just one small thing…As a seat or T shirt logo, the layout is excellent. For a bottle, …....If you rotate it 90 degrees and change the text so it reads vertically, it will be more...
07-26-22, 04:11 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,188
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

I’ll only buy a bottle if it says “ what could...

I’ll only buy a bottle if it says “ what could possibly go wrong? “
Oh, and printing bottles is not all that hard. You can do it with a flat screen. And screens? I gotta guy.
Now, to keep it C+V,...
07-23-22, 11:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

Pending

Pending
07-23-22, 02:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

New price

New price
07-22-22, 01:42 PM
Replies: 5,120
Views: 547,823
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

Here is what I have in 170. PM me if you want it....

Here is what I have in 170. PM me if you want it. If not, looks like you have another option.

...
07-21-22, 01:52 PM
Replies: 5,120
Views: 547,823
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

Will check tomorrow. If I have a 170 it’s yours...

Will check tomorrow. If I have a 170 it’s yours for the asking. Your generosity in the past is much appreciated.
07-21-22, 07:37 AM
Replies: 5,120
Views: 547,823
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

What length? ? Everything I have is rider quality

What length? ? Everything I have is rider quality
07-17-22, 10:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

Mavic 53t chainring

SOLD
Removed from a Starfish crank. 130 bcd. It’s just too big for me. Some scratches on back but otherwise lots of use left. 30 bucks shipped . 20 bucks shipped

...
07-16-22, 10:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 356
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

Seat post diameter would also give you a clue....

Seat post diameter would also give you a clue. 27.2 points towards the UK along with the frame details previously mentioned
07-13-22, 08:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 559
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

Thanks for the input on the spacing. I’m going to...

Thanks for the input on the spacing. I’m going to set this bike up skewing towards the small ring. Still gonna keep a “big” ring, but it will be smaller than what I used 50 years ago when I got my...
07-12-22, 01:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 559
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

Chain line..how critical is it?

So Iím rebuilding a bike that I put together years ago in the pre internet days when access to specs was limited and at when my access to parts was complicated by the absence of any road bike shops...
07-02-22, 05:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 262
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

And the winner is…Goo Gone. Glue came off with...

And the winner is…Goo Gone. Glue came off with minimal effort. There are a couple of spots that are still stained but there was dark red glue on the bike’s yellow paint for decades, so a little color...
07-01-22, 06:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 262
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

Removing Clement Red on Paint

One of the many bad decisions I made in the 20th century was to tack down a loose Stay Tuff chain stay protector with the nearest adhesive at hand.: Clement tubular cement. The red version.
It did...
06-26-22, 07:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 738
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

Nothing else matters so long as you remember to...

Nothing else matters so long as you remember to keep your stick on the ice.
06-26-22, 10:57 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 738
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

Velcro is only the answer when you canít find the...

Velcro is only the answer when you canít find the duct tape.
06-26-22, 08:43 AM
Replies: 5,120
Views: 547,823
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

+1 on this becoming itís own thread. LBS...

+1 on this becoming itís own thread. LBS sometimes puts old bikes and bits out to be claimed for scrap/reuse. Day before yesterday, there was a decent looking rear wheel, missing the axle and hub...
06-25-22, 10:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 336
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

Thanks for the reply.

Thanks for the reply.
06-25-22, 07:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 336
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

60 c to c or to top?

60 c to c or to top?
06-18-22, 12:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

Thanks for the ID. Properly seated? Well, the...

Thanks for the ID.
Properly seated? Well, the only other time I had this HS apart, the crown race slid off the steerer when I tripped the fork to take off the bearings. That didnít seem right, but...
06-17-22, 10:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

Here’s the headset in question. Can’t seem to...

Here’s the headset in question. Can’t seem to locate the model. And I mistyped the crown diameter . It’s 26.3, not 23.8

...
06-17-22, 07:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

Should a 26.4 fork crown measure 26.4?

My Stronglight X14 headset that was installed when it came from the builder has been giving me some problems. So I pulled it apart today. Issue is that the bottom cup somehow got dented. Dang, only...
06-13-22, 08:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 211
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

Good timing. My 6407 front broke last week. PM...

Good timing. My 6407 front broke last week. PM incoming
06-12-22, 02:11 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,343
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

Watched the Portland episode of “Somebody Feed...

Watched the Portland episode of “Somebody Feed Phil” last night. Couple nice shots of him on a bike along this route.
06-06-22, 09:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 516
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

Quick search shows they have three designs for...

Quick search shows they have three designs for Schrader to Presta rim inserts. Gonna check if the library still has their 3d printer
06-05-22, 10:47 PM
06-02-22, 01:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 403
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

Suntour Barcons

Sold Suntour barcons. Includes stainless housing and clamp. Missing one top retainer ( see photo) but has lower nut . 30 bucks shipped.
...
05-29-22, 02:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 453
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

Thanks for the offer. ButÖÖ. Why not the GT?...

Thanks for the offer. ButÖÖ.

Why not the GT? Basically, Itís because Iím cheap and lazy. Cheap in the context of I want to use what I have on hand, currently two of the MKIIs. If the MKII doesnít...
05-28-22, 09:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 453
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

Yeah, I’ve run a 28 with an NR, and it worked...

Yeah, I’ve run a 28 with an NR, and it worked okay most of the time. Figured the same might be the case with the MKII. This will go on a Trek 300 series with horizontal DOs so there may be some...
05-27-22, 10:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 453
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

Should have made that clear from the start: I am...

Should have made that clear from the start: I am using the RD 3500, the shorter version of the MK II. Guess I’ll just throw it on and see if I can coax it on to a 28.
05-27-22, 08:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 453
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

Cyclone MKII whatís the biggest youíve run ?

Velobase says I can use a 26t cog as a max. But I compared a Cyclone to another Suntour that has a listed max of 28t and they look about the same. In terms of jockey wheel spacing. So I need an...
05-17-22, 08:57 PM
Replies: 5,120
Views: 547,823
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

And I have a fork with a 250 mm steerer with...

And I have a fork with a 250 mm steerer with about 40mm of threads.it’s from a Miyata sports tourer. I will be out oF touch for a few days but if you don’t find anything in the meantime, send me a...
05-05-22, 09:21 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,514
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

I received my jersey yesterday. I posted comments...

I received my jersey yesterday. I posted comments in the general C+V section in hopes that a wider audience would see them, but I am adding them here so they will be in the same thread. Thanks again!...
05-04-22, 09:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

With clean hands, and clean clothes, I unwrapped...

With clean hands, and clean clothes, I unwrapped the parcel. I’ll use Spellscape’s photo of the jersey here, as he did a better job than I can do.
...
05-04-22, 04:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

Jersey from Spellscape!

This just landed on my doorstep!

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1420x2000/aef39c15_104a_4b57_a8f8_520e1897a50f_b3d1a0d40a019d0eda827ee809120b6c98c06855.jpeg
It’s the jersey...
05-03-22, 10:32 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,110
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

While the issue I have with this frame is not...

While the issue I have with this frame is not removal of the wheel, but rather non original spec tires rubbing on the stays, I went back and looked at the frame in question as well as others, and...
05-01-22, 02:15 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,110
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

Any design that requires that use of a specific...

Any design that requires that use of a specific component rubs me the wrong way. Case in point….I’ve got a 1980’s bike with vertical drop outs. It originally came with 20c tires. I quickly switched...
04-22-22, 09:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 301
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

Forget the bike, itís the background that...

Forget the bike, itís the background that matters. If the sign is there, does that mean that Leilani Lanes is closed? If it is, Iím never visiting Ballard again.
04-18-22, 09:16 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,514
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

I am sorry to hear of your fathers passing. It...

I am sorry to hear of your fathers passing.
It sounds like your father gave you more gifts in this life than a bicycle. That is the real treasure.
04-17-22, 02:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,038
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

Dunno about that. My Campy belt buckle lasted...

Dunno about that. My Campy belt buckle lasted about a month. But for some reason, I think it may not have been a genuine Campy product
04-16-22, 01:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,038
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

If you ask me, a corkscrew would have been a good...

If you ask me, a corkscrew would have been a good choice.
04-13-22, 10:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 495
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

Regardless of the country or the product,...

Regardless of the country or the product, industries tend to cluster. That’s been the case all through history. There are cities or areas know for steel, or jewelry, or textiles. More recently,...
04-11-22, 09:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 701
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

A Flying Scot? ? Always wanted one. But my...

A Flying Scot? ? Always wanted one.
But my Grandfather Angus would urge you to nae be throwing yer coins aboot, laddie.
42 vs 41? You’d get a a bigger difference by going to a smaller tire size...
04-02-22, 11:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,014
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

Thought it was a Crow’s Foot. Crow’s Foot on Crow...

Thought it was a Crow’s Foot. Crow’s Foot on Crow Seph’s bike. Now that is real attention to getting all of the details correct. Well done!
03-31-22, 02:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 966
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

I lost some skin learning that this statement is...

I lost some skin learning that this statement is indeed true if the track is steep enough. A hacksaw was applied to the pedals on my track bike shortly afterwards.
03-30-22, 09:38 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,514
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

Thank you Spellscape! The jersey in the photos...

Thank you Spellscape!
The jersey in the photos is on its way to me. I checked the tracking number you sent and it looks like it is moving through the post.
I appreciate the effort you took to...
03-26-22, 01:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 499
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

In the bike boom years, I recall Road and Track...

In the bike boom years, I recall Road and Track doing a review of a fully Campy Maserati bike. They tested it like they would a car: acceleration, curb weight, etc.
Two things stood out in the...
03-25-22, 10:36 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,014
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

I’m also with the Chiorda.Chrome fenders need a...

I’m also with the Chiorda.Chrome fenders need a chrome spoke protector.
But I want to know the spoke pattern on the Tomassini. That’s interesting
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