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05-05-21, 11:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 808
Posted By Ex Pres

We had hurt rain like that yesterday here in...

We had hurt rain like that yesterday here in B'ham. 6 inches in a short time span. Except, I don't think it would have been fun, and many roads were turned into impassable rivers.
05-04-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 278
Posted By Ex Pres

OK, that's probably why I was hazy on whether the...

OK, that's probably why I was hazy on whether the 2 in my SN was the first or second digit, because the first character was the alpha facility indicator. IIRC mine was a B.
05-04-21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By Ex Pres

The U6 is just a little wider than a 5 - make...

The U6 is just a little wider than a 5 - make sure the cogs aren't rubbing the inside of your chainstay at the dropout /stay junction. If the stay is domed on the inside, this often is a problem. ...
05-04-21, 08:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 278
Posted By Ex Pres

Hey, you didn't tell us you had two of these :) ...

Hey, you didn't tell us you had two of these :)

Looking at yours, I think the first (possibly second) digit of my SN was a 2. But I was never really sure whether that meant 1982, or just happened...
05-04-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 808
Posted By Ex Pres

I don't like riding in the rain - primarily...

I don't like riding in the rain - primarily because I don't like soaked feet.

reason #2: pavement paint gets slick, and can remain slick after the rain is gone. (been down [on] that road)
reason...
05-04-21, 08:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 278
Posted By Ex Pres

I had what I think was an '82, and the only way I...

I had what I think was an '82, and the only way I really determined that was because it had the loop Simplex shifters, and they didn't appear in the catalogs I saw until '82.
The serial number...
05-01-21, 04:25 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 58,336
Posted By Ex Pres

No rifling, no manufacturer's marking that I...

No rifling, no manufacturer's marking that I could find on the unpainted part of the steer tube. Just to add some fun the stamped, and also written in black marker serial number "149". There is not...
05-01-21, 06:54 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 58,336
Posted By Ex Pres

My newly obtained Ron Cooper. Seller thought he...

My newly obtained Ron Cooper. Seller thought he bought it circa 1985. He did have it repainted, he remembered late 80's, and no decals.
I'm going to build it up like this and ride it before I...
04-30-21, 10:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 274
Posted By Ex Pres

Well, that blows. Get those ribs checked out,...

Well, that blows. Get those ribs checked out, and stay safe out there.
04-28-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 7,092
Views: 670,731
Posted By Ex Pres

No pics yet, but an 85ish Ron Cooper frameset in...

No pics yet, but an 85ish Ron Cooper frameset in my size. Repainted in the late 80's, but It's still in good enough nick that I'll build it up as is to start.
Pics to be added in the Ron Cooper...
04-23-21, 03:01 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 3,393
Posted By Ex Pres

I didn't race, nor was I around racers back in...

I didn't race, nor was I around racers back in the 70's or 80's - but I never owned or wore a helmet, nor do I recall seeing other riders wear one back then. Always wore a cap, if anything.
I guess...
04-20-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 61,609
Views: 9,302,904
Posted By Ex Pres

I don't think that's a PY. 1. Pretty sure the...

I don't think that's a PY.
1. Pretty sure the tubing sticker not fully pictured says 3 tubes
2. Competition on the TT. PXs are Super Competition, pretty sure the PY would be Prestige
04-14-21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 506
Posted By Ex Pres

My LBS shows a 1" Cane Creek Aheadset for $23, so...

My LBS shows a 1" Cane Creek Aheadset for $23, so either size should be a non-issue.
Replies: 20
Views: 913
Posted By Ex Pres

Maybe they wanted a magnesium framed bike...

Maybe they wanted a magnesium framed bike (2003-2009 Dogmas)
04-07-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 517
Posted By Ex Pres

Bought my first 10 speed from Pinto's Falls...

Bought my first 10 speed from Pinto's Falls Church, VA location back in '72 or early '73, a Gitane Interclub.
Had to go back and buy a fork after I wrecked it - so I "upgraded" and bought a TdF fork...
04-05-21, 11:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 606
Posted By Ex Pres

Yes, this is still available. Wasn't hanging...

Yes, this is still available. Wasn't hanging around BF much over the weekend.
I'll send you a PM, but I don't think you can reply to it yet.
03-31-21, 01:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 250
Posted By Ex Pres

An idea, I haven't actually used: Take an...

An idea, I haven't actually used: Take an long-handled rachet with an allen bit and insert it in the derailleur pivot bolt - DONT TURN THE BOLT, but rotate the rachet wrench the "loose" direction. ...
03-25-21, 08:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 752
Posted By Ex Pres

You should quote the OP to grab his attention,...

You should quote the OP to grab his attention, newbie :)

(though he might be subscribed)
03-24-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 255
Posted By Ex Pres

My '82 GR (per SN) had top-mounted shifters. It...

My '82 GR (per SN) had top-mounted shifters. It might have been an 83 model w/frame built in 82, though. The bike is sold and I don't have the full SN, but IIRC it began with a "K"....
03-23-21, 02:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 752
Posted By Ex Pres

You can see threads on the inside of the freehub...

You can see threads on the inside of the freehub body
03-19-21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,423
Posted By Ex Pres

The front wheel is the Metalcast painted rim....

The front wheel is the Metalcast painted rim. (the rear is a factory ano Velocity rim). I had plenty of leftover paint - but it was only one rim. Used only a couple of medium coats....
03-18-21, 10:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,423
Posted By Ex Pres

I've used the Metalcast blue on a set of rims. ...

I've used the Metalcast blue on a set of rims. My intent was more to go to an anodized look [as opposed to a true chromoveleto], and it worked well for that. I had black rims that I coated with the...
03-18-21, 07:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 349
Posted By Ex Pres

Link to a pic of the cleats [with the next model...

Link to a pic of the cleats [with the next model pedals]: Business Cycles: Shimano 7400 Pedals and PD-64 Cleats Pix (http://www.businesscycles.com/tped-shim.htm)

EDIT: are the cleats the same for...
03-17-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,053
Posted By Ex Pres

zombie thread, that was a 2010 post

zombie thread, that was a 2010 post
03-11-21, 10:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 441
Posted By Ex Pres

A fellow on the CR list is looking for a 650c...

A fellow on the CR list is looking for a 650c wheelset
03-11-21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By Ex Pres

start here:...

start here: https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1103511-olympique-type-tour-de-france.html
03-04-21, 01:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 693
Posted By Ex Pres

I don't have a close-up, but my Frejus has the...

I don't have a close-up, but my Frejus has the typical Legnano seat binder in front of the seat tube, rather than behind. Legnano and Frejus were both owned by Bozzi at this time. Your Legnano uses...
03-04-21, 07:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 672
Posted By Ex Pres

Not monoplaners

Not monoplaners
03-04-21, 07:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 693
Posted By Ex Pres

Interesting. I have a c.'72 Frejus with the...

Interesting. I have a c.'72 Frejus with the typical Legnano seat lug and pinch bolt; and now here's a Legnano ala Frejus.
Kind of glad it's small for me, but now I have to be on the lookout for a...
02-23-21, 02:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,902
Posted By Ex Pres

I've used sandpaper to good effect. IIRC all...

I've used sandpaper to good effect. IIRC all mine needed was some wet/dry something like 400 grit, maybe I used 320
Forum: For Sale
02-20-21, 08:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 689
Posted By Ex Pres

sorry, sold and delivered locally today

sorry, sold and delivered locally today
02-19-21, 02:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,143
Posted By Ex Pres

Side Reply: I haven't sold on ebay in years, but...

Side Reply: I haven't sold on ebay in years, but you used to be able to not just state, but block foreign bidders (and zero feedback bidders, specific bidders, etc). Is that still the case?
02-19-21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,377
Posted By Ex Pres

Though not period, I'd try red (to match paint)...

Though not period, I'd try red (to match paint) or white (to match your planned pump) bolts to fill the holes. Or maybe even blue to match the planned bar tape. I'm a little goofy that way. But...
02-18-21, 08:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 747
Posted By Ex Pres

Can you shrink it a few cms?

Can you shrink it a few cms?
02-18-21, 08:01 AM
Replies: 3,953
Views: 365,853
Posted By Ex Pres

Though not as pretty, SRAM makes a cable tidy you...

Though not as pretty, SRAM makes a cable tidy you could pick up at your LBS.
02-17-21, 01:33 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,678
Posted By Ex Pres

Want to make money? Be a DKO Still have to buy...

Want to make money? Be a DKO
Still have to buy cheap and know what buyers in your area will buy, however.
Forum: For Sale
02-16-21, 01:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 689
Posted By Ex Pres

10 speed Ultegra cassette 11-28

11,12,13,14,15,17,19,21,24,28 $20 SOLD...
Forum: For Sale
02-13-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 311
Posted By Ex Pres

3 bolt carbon Road Shoes sz12. Garneau & Shimano

2 pairs of nice carbon road shoes. I wear walkable SPD now, so these are surplus to my needs. Prices are plus shipping from 35223 and any payment fees.

First: Shimano SH-TR51 with 2 rides total 60...
02-12-21, 08:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 690
Posted By Ex Pres

Dang, how did I not see this yesterday?

Dang, how did I not see this yesterday?
02-08-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,813
Posted By Ex Pres

I wish I had a picture of my '86 DS Ironman. The...

I wish I had a picture of my '86 DS Ironman. The standard red and white frame, but I built a wheelset with red rims and used various models of red & red-sidewalled tires. May have replaced the...
02-05-21, 08:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 810
Posted By Ex Pres

Trainer (indoor) bike

Trainer (indoor) bike
02-02-21, 08:48 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,177
Posted By Ex Pres

I think Tommasini had a nice video shot in their...

I think Tommasini had a nice video shot in their factory, but in a quick web search I only found some bits and pieces cut into this video:...
02-01-21, 04:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,423
Posted By Ex Pres

Do you have the seat binder bolt? Are you aware...

Do you have the seat binder bolt? Are you aware Legnano had 2 styles and you need to get the correct one?
01-22-21, 11:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By Ex Pres

Image is fine on my iPad. And I have some 8s...

Image is fine on my iPad.

And I have some 8s loose cogs, too.

None of mine are pinned together; makes it easy to flip over for longer use.
01-21-21, 03:06 PM
Replies: 9,774
Views: 1,028,150
Posted By Ex Pres

I'm going to be on the lookout. Thanks.

I'm going to be on the lookout. Thanks.
01-20-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 843
Posted By Ex Pres

I think I'd be a repaint on this one,...

I think I'd be a repaint on this one, particularly since you can do it yourself.
01-20-21, 10:30 AM
Replies: 9,774
Views: 1,028,150
Posted By Ex Pres

I'm interested in the bottle cage. Is it a good...

I'm interested in the bottle cage. Is it a good a match for the magenta as it appears in the picture? If so, do you know the brand?
01-13-21, 08:40 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,099
Posted By Ex Pres

Adam & Eve. The rest of us are just copies.

Adam & Eve.
The rest of us are just copies.
01-09-21, 08:07 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,352
Posted By Ex Pres

Anti- theft saddle

Anti- theft saddle
01-07-21, 12:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 437
Posted By Ex Pres

I thought the adjustable hinge were Chorus, but...

I thought the adjustable hinge were Chorus, but what do I know? And that adjustment piece goes in the slot, not as pictured on the outside, correct?

And a triple with uneven jumps seem to like...
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