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09-11-20, 04:24 PM
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Posted By SirGustaf

OP, I hate to revive a dead post, but if you...

OP, I hate to revive a dead post, but if you still have your lovely Alpine could you share the serial number? I used to have a mystery bike that looks VERY similar to yours and it's been somewhat of...
Forum: Want To Buy
08-07-18, 11:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 729
Posted By SirGustaf

WTB: Original Moustache bars for 1993 XO-3

Looking to buy original Moustache bars (25.4 stem clamp, 22.2 bar clamp) for a 1993 Bridgestone XO-3. Original owner swapped them out at some point. I'd like to get the bike back to stock.

Please...
10-24-14, 09:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,870
Posted By SirGustaf

"Brand New, NOS, never been ridden" :lol: Just...

"Brand New, NOS, never been ridden" :lol: Just kidding. Of course I will be honest, I'm not looking to swindle people.
10-23-14, 10:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,870
Posted By SirGustaf

I have decided that I am going to try and sell...

I have decided that I am going to try and sell the Allez :cry:
10-22-14, 09:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,870
Posted By SirGustaf

Believe it or not, I was able to straighten out...

Believe it or not, I was able to straighten out the fork! There is a nice little dent/bulge in the right blade though.... :crash: I am still unsure if I should ride it or sell it. For those curious,...
10-21-14, 10:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,870
Posted By SirGustaf

I will do some more bending tomorrow and report...

I will do some more bending tomorrow and report back!
10-21-14, 03:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,870
Posted By SirGustaf

Some bad news.. I tried Ken Sibley's method of...

Some bad news.. I tried Ken Sibley's method of bending and it turns out that my fork is just too mangled. One of the blades is worse than I expected. Also, there are some weird ripples on the inside...
10-20-14, 11:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,870
Posted By SirGustaf

While this may be true for the Allez, I believe I...

While this may be true for the Allez, I believe I have the Allez SE with lower quality double butted tubing.
10-20-14, 08:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,870
Posted By SirGustaf

Does anyone know the seatpost diameter? I can fit...

Does anyone know the seatpost diameter? I can fit a 27.2... but it seems a bit snug. I've misplaced my digital calipers, I'll post back when I find 'em.
10-19-14, 05:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,870
Posted By SirGustaf

I will have to give that technique a go! Luckily...

I will have to give that technique a go! Luckily I have access to a shop and all of its tools :thumb:
10-19-14, 12:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,870
Posted By SirGustaf

Info on my Specialized Allez

I ended up with this frameset for basically $1. I believe it to be a 1985 Specialized Allez. It came with original BB, headset, and crankset. I was able to read the date code on the shimano droupouts...
06-18-14, 11:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 818
Posted By SirGustaf

Most of it is brass, the lighting in the pictures...

Most of it is brass, the lighting in the pictures isn't quite that telling. There is a little bit of silver behind the seatstay spoons which was added by a framebuilder last year. Also, that is a...
06-17-14, 09:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 818
Posted By SirGustaf

I was thinking about clear coating but I decided...

I was thinking about clear coating but I decided against it. A nice coat of metallic racing green is going on later this week! Once everything is assembled I'll have to update everyone.
06-16-14, 11:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 818
Posted By SirGustaf

What frame do I have? Help!

Hello all! I posted about two years ago with the same question and well... I am back asking again! I deciding to strip my frame down and I figured now would be a good time to take some photos of the...
05-29-14, 01:58 AM
07-06-12, 12:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,063
Posted By SirGustaf

Not sure if anyone is still following this but I...

Not sure if anyone is still following this but I found some more stampings, Found "gipiemme mod (something)" stamped on the brake bridge. I couldn't make out the last word.
06-30-12, 05:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,063
Posted By SirGustaf

I got a crankset from a friend, however I will be...

I got a crankset from a friend, however I will be needing some new chainrings. I had no clue they were so friggin' expensive. Any suggestions for a touring setup?
06-30-12, 01:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,063
Posted By SirGustaf

Tuc- Don't apologize! I appreciate anyone and...

Tuc- Don't apologize! I appreciate anyone and everyone's input. What does the serial number of your bike look like? Also that is a great comparison photo, do you have any more pictures of your bike?...
06-29-12, 02:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,063
Posted By SirGustaf

bikemig- Your bike looks very similar to mine, we...

bikemig- Your bike looks very similar to mine, we even have the same seat. What seatpost do you have? I'm a bit of a newbie, fork tab reinforcements? The bb shell only has a serial number stamped on...
06-29-12, 01:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,063
Posted By SirGustaf

The frame looks very similar to the Maruishi...

The frame looks very similar to the Maruishi Wanderer, however there are a few differences I've noticed. I used this guys Flickr page to compare with my bike:...
06-28-12, 09:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,063
Posted By SirGustaf

I checked and there doesn't look like there was...

I checked and there doesn't look like there was another braze-on for the pump. I plan on putting on some dual-pivots when I end up going light touring in August. I agree with you about ruining the...
06-28-12, 06:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,063
Posted By SirGustaf

The front brake is a "Royal Gran Compe 500". The...

The front brake is a "Royal Gran Compe 500". The pump braze-on is for sure an oddball and pretty distinct. Does anyone know if getting cantilever bosses brazed-on is an option?
06-28-12, 06:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,063
Posted By SirGustaf

wayback- The seatpost is campy, not sure if it...

wayback- The seatpost is campy, not sure if it has a date.. but I'll check. The front and rear rims are matching, nothing special. The front hub is unmarked and the rear is a Suzue. The guy I bought...
06-28-12, 12:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,063
Posted By SirGustaf

This is exciting, hopefully someone can identify...

This is exciting, hopefully someone can identify it. How common was it to have the pump mount on the top tube like that?
06-28-12, 02:05 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,063
Posted By SirGustaf

My measurements are pretty rough but I believe...

My measurements are pretty rough but I believe its around 55cm, give or take a cm.
06-28-12, 01:44 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,063
Posted By SirGustaf

I'm not sure about the top tube length :/

I'm not sure about the top tube length :/
06-28-12, 01:14 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,063
Posted By SirGustaf

Thanks, I figured bad pictures wouldn't be of...

Thanks, I figured bad pictures wouldn't be of much help:) It's a 57cm. The serial # is 3758235, just in case somebody recognizes the formatting.
06-28-12, 12:01 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,063
Posted By SirGustaf

Help ID my bike

So this is my first time posting, hopefully I'm doing everything right! Anyways, I bought a bike off of craigslist yesterday and the seller was unaware of the frame make. The more I examined the...
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