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03-18-18, 10:29 AM
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Posted By Otis

I may have one that will work for a rider. Send...

I may have one that will work for a rider. Send me an email.
03-17-18, 09:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 587
Posted By Otis

Used with signs of use

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Campagnolo-Super-Nuovo-Record-170mm-Left-Crank-Arm/282880844107?hash=item41dd03214b:g:LgEAAOSwD4lapfgo

I've seen some bad cases of strap wear, but this might be...
03-15-18, 11:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 973
Posted By Otis

They look like Eldi inserts.

They look like Eldi inserts.
03-15-18, 06:37 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 27,150
Posted By Otis

Just don't run Challenge Paris Roubaix's. This...

Just don't run Challenge Paris Roubaix's. This photo from the first CA Eroica after the ride. Really glad I did not see that before the last big descent into town.......
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03-15-18, 08:51 AM
Replies: 412
Views: 27,150
Posted By Otis

I'll be representing Grants Pass OR on a '77...

I'll be representing Grants Pass OR on a '77 model Jeff Lyon. Cleated and strapped in tight, ready to stall and barrel roll.
03-15-18, 08:46 AM
Replies: 412
Views: 27,150
Posted By Otis

It's the shape of the modern shoe sole, which is...

It's the shape of the modern shoe sole, which is designed to only have the cleat make contact with the pedal. And the thickness of the material of the uppers is way bigger than an old shoe. The soles...
03-14-18, 06:02 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 27,150
Posted By Otis

I tried these cleats years ago when they came out...

I tried these cleats years ago when they came out and found them very hard to use. A modern shoe is just too big to easily get into a clip/strap pedal. I had some late 90's Sidi's that had worn...
03-12-18, 06:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 987
Posted By Otis

I have had them stuck from the galling of the...

I have had them stuck from the galling of the body creating a little ledge that's enough to hold the bolt in place (but turn freely). And it would need to be knocked out with a drift. Then you want...
03-03-18, 12:32 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 27,150
Posted By Otis

I'm drilling original rings, or modern...

I'm drilling original rings, or modern production. I'll leave making them to the CNC guys.
03-02-18, 09:19 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 27,150
Posted By Otis

I'll be there this year and will have a display...

I'll be there this year and will have a display of drillium bikes and parts in the non judged section of the concours on Saturday. And will be riding the coastal route on one of the display bikes on...
02-23-18, 09:59 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,715
Posted By Otis

Child's play. I'm going on ten years.

Child's play. I'm going on ten years.
02-18-18, 06:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,080
Posted By Otis

They cut too much off the transition to the...

They cut too much off the transition to the spider when they removed the inner webbing. You need to leave that area as wide as the spider to make it look good.

Or cut the spiders down to match,...
02-17-18, 10:10 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 28,199
Posted By Otis

Not vintage, but steel, but utterly...

Not vintage, but steel, but utterly meaningless.....

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02-11-18, 02:39 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,200
Posted By Otis

I use One-Shot lettering enamel for paint fills.

I use One-Shot lettering enamel for paint fills.
02-11-18, 02:37 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,200
Posted By Otis

Actually I'm four hours south of Portland. But it...

Actually I'm four hours south of Portland. But it is raining here as well.
01-28-18, 10:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,135
Posted By Otis

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/442/32414183355_e7e1...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/442/32414183355_e7e1b7a279_b.jpg

Gets cleaned every summer when it gets put up for Fall-Winter. Looks worse right now, had a great ride yesterday......
01-06-18, 05:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,904
Posted By Otis

Here's a steel stem Brian made for me last year....

Here's a steel stem Brian made for me last year. I hated lugged steel stems until I saw how nice and understated he made his. He adapted a Campagnolo chain-ring bolt for the quill hardware which is a...
01-06-18, 05:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,904
Posted By Otis

The canti arms he made in a similar fashion for...

The canti arms he made in a similar fashion for that bike are incredible as well. Check the google I'm sure you can find some shots of them.
12-26-17, 06:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,065
Posted By Otis

The Superleggera Super Corsa's also had the brake...

The Superleggera Super Corsa's also had the brake cable braze-on's painted black around this time.
12-23-17, 03:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,016
Posted By Otis

Recycled broken crank arm bottle openers.... ...

Recycled broken crank arm bottle openers....

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12-02-17, 08:43 PM
Replies: 437
Views: 56,359
Posted By Otis

How about an "homage". ...

How about an "homage".

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11-27-17, 01:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 770
Posted By Otis

Just the ones at the link above. If you want...

Just the ones at the link above. If you want specific area pics I can take some for you.
11-22-17, 12:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 770
Posted By Otis

09-22-17, 08:41 PM
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Views: 7,509
Posted By Otis

That bend is vomit. Classic Faliero bend; ...

That bend is vomit. Classic Faliero bend;

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09-12-17, 09:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 404
Posted By Otis

The set-screw is for a notched steer-tube. It...

The set-screw is for a notched steer-tube. It just works like a washer that has a tang or a flat, which helps separate the lock nut from the race nut by keeping the washer from turning when you...
09-06-17, 03:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,042
Posted By Otis

Wow, only "219" down here in GP. I can't imagine...

Wow, only "219" down here in GP. I can't imagine it being any worse. Please rain!
09-04-17, 05:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,309
Posted By Otis

The hot set up So Cal Sting Ray: Dennis' Welding...

The hot set up So Cal Sting Ray: Dennis' Welding on Pico in West L.A. would cut a a couple of inches out of the bottom of the seat tube, heat the down tube to pull the BB shell up to the shortened...
09-04-17, 12:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,309
Posted By Otis

When they introduced that bike, Yamaha sponsored...

When they introduced that bike, Yamaha sponsored a BMX racing series (I want say it was called "Gold Cup", but can't really remember?). They were held at high schools using the running track with a...
08-26-17, 03:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 821
Posted By Otis

Hard to beat the retro interior of the Farmhouse!...

Hard to beat the retro interior of the Farmhouse!

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08-20-17, 05:55 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,367
Posted By Otis

Yes, those are Campy Record shifters that were...

Yes, those are Campy Record shifters that were smoothed and polished. Neat for me to see as I had not seen any "from the day" done quite like that. I did a similar pair a while back thinking I was...
07-16-17, 06:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 923
Posted By Otis

Left is your left, right is your right, back is...

Left is your left, right is your right, back is behind you. Do not wave like like a crazy person, just point to broken glass, pot-holes, and stray mufflers. That's doing your best, and is all that is...
06-26-17, 02:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 758
Posted By Otis

Here's a Campy Icarus I did for a customer with...

Here's a Campy Icarus I did for a customer with the same issue. First photo after fluting around the logos and face. The second photo is after blending the top with the shaft. These have a bonded top...
06-25-17, 07:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 671
Posted By Otis

That's folly. It's a generic Italian road frame...

That's folly. It's a generic Italian road frame from the 80's. Google should get you close or there if you scroll through enough images.
06-25-17, 04:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 671
Posted By Otis

Performance or Nashbar sold a house brand frame...

Performance or Nashbar sold a house brand frame that was similar to that in the 80's. I'm just going by memory, but you might want to search that for confirmation.
06-25-17, 09:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 758
Posted By Otis

There's some vintage Campagnolo MTB posts that...

There's some vintage Campagnolo MTB posts that have the length you need but are pretty ugly in stock form. They can be made pretty though with some hand and machine work.

Nitto currently makes...
06-18-17, 05:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,352
Posted By Otis

If you have a good racing bike you should take...

If you have a good racing bike you should take good care of it. If you take good care of it the parts will look good whether they are anodized or polished.

Anodized parts can oxidize as well....
06-09-17, 08:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,252
Posted By Otis

"without the meticulous quality control of the...

"without the meticulous quality control of the Colnagos that were coming out of the same factory."

That line made me chuckle......
06-09-17, 08:25 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 18,159
Posted By Otis

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4196/34997597322_9b7...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4196/34997597322_9b744b6449_b.jpg

Some more pics here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/54616231@N04/albums/72157637324498915
06-08-17, 03:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,252
Posted By Otis

I think they are made by Colnago, but built at a...

I think they are made by Colnago, but built at a price point. Tretubi? What size is the seat post?
05-30-17, 11:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,155
Posted By Otis

Yup, happens quite a bit on high mileage ones.

Yup, happens quite a bit on high mileage ones.
05-23-17, 01:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,252
Posted By Otis

If you search "Alife Cycles" per the head-badge...

If you search "Alife Cycles" per the head-badge sticker you will find a shop in Spain that does some "fixie conversions" among other bike "culture-y" stuff. So that's probably what's going on with...
05-22-17, 09:33 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 84,032
Posted By Otis

Not vintage but you cannot get too much more...

Not vintage but you cannot get too much more "traditional" than this just finished up Jeff Lyon (stamped Cinelli lugs even). I have most of the parts ready but have not had time to start assembling...
05-01-17, 09:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,644
Posted By Otis

If you want a really expensive solution I make...

If you want a really expensive solution I make these out of the IRD arms and custom made rings. 50/34 or 46/36 (to use with single pivot derailleurs):
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04-29-17, 10:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 637
Posted By Otis

Try a drop of oil on each spoke nipple around...

Try a drop of oil on each spoke nipple around where they go through the rim. Spin the wheel, squeeze the spokes at the cross. Wipe off excess and ride.
04-27-17, 10:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 649
Posted By Otis

I've used the IRD Italian cups. The bottom...

I've used the IRD Italian cups. The bottom brackets are very nice quality as well with Japanese bearings even on lower priced ones. As mentioned, for JIS taper, but if that's what you need these are...
04-18-17, 10:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,005
Posted By Otis

Those vintage grey anodized rims will look...

Those vintage grey anodized rims will look terrible after they have some mileage on them from the brake wear.

A big advantage of the modern H-Son's is the wider profile. Used with a "small" 25mm...
04-17-17, 08:23 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 14,387
Posted By Otis

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04-17-17, 07:57 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 14,387
Posted By Otis

We had a Lab mix years ago I had named Desmo....

We had a Lab mix years ago I had named Desmo. People really struggled with the name and she became Desi after a couple of years just to cut down on the explanations. But Desmo Dogs are good dogs.....
04-16-17, 06:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,064
Posted By Otis

Heat, and penetrating fluid first. Of course it's...

Heat, and penetrating fluid first. Of course it's just a dust cap, no big deal anyway.
04-16-17, 04:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,064
Posted By Otis

Two small holes and a pin-spanner, next time...

Two small holes and a pin-spanner, next time maybe....
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