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09-26-22, 01:23 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,583
Posted By BMC_Kid

Clearly.

Clearly.
09-25-22, 11:07 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,583
Posted By BMC_Kid

Hahahaha... this is a joke, right? Pennies on the...

Hahahaha... this is a joke, right? Pennies on the dollar, very limited audience, no thanks.
09-25-22, 11:04 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,583
Posted By BMC_Kid

I have no idea what FB marketplace is. Link?

I have no idea what FB marketplace is. Link?
09-25-22, 08:13 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,583
Posted By BMC_Kid

I think without the BS that eBay has allowed to...

I think without the BS that eBay has allowed to happen, yes. The customer is not always right and should not be in a position to dictate whether or not the seller gets paid. eBay f'd this up when...
09-25-22, 06:53 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,583
Posted By BMC_Kid

So what we need is a hobbyist/semi-hobbyist run...

So what we need is a hobbyist/semi-hobbyist run third-party website, that allows sellers to realize better selling prices than the smaller forums, while maintaining a reasonable level of rules and...
09-25-22, 05:19 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,583
Posted By BMC_Kid

BLUF - the issue is, we have sellers that would...

BLUF - the issue is, we have sellers that would like to take advantage of the higher selling prices attained through auction platforms such as eBay mainly due to the greater reach to potential...
09-23-22, 02:46 PM
Replies: 8,123
Views: 2,781,971
Posted By BMC_Kid

1991 Zullo with 11 speed Campagnolo Athena. ...

1991 Zullo with 11 speed Campagnolo Athena.

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09-22-22, 09:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 506
Posted By BMC_Kid

Nicely done. I have these levers and two bikes.

Nicely done. I have these levers and two bikes.
09-22-22, 08:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 506
Posted By BMC_Kid

Shimano Dura-Ace AX levers?

Shimano Dura-Ace AX levers?
09-22-22, 12:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 339
Posted By BMC_Kid

I can't speak for anyone else on how to maintain...

I can't speak for anyone else on how to maintain or preserve these cromovelato finishes, due to the fact that I don't ride my Montello yet. Other than being very careful when cleaning, which I don't...
09-21-22, 07:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 541
Posted By BMC_Kid

Alright, settle down... poor choice of words on...

Alright, settle down... poor choice of words on my part. It certainly is a collectible bike, really what bike isn't? There is a niche for anything ever made, someone that wants to collect it, same...
09-21-22, 06:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 339
Posted By BMC_Kid

Yep, it is a very fragile paint technique, at...

Yep, it is a very fragile paint technique, at least after it ages some. I truly think they got better at painting cromovelato in the late 80s and into the 90s. Maybe their paint formulation improved...
09-21-22, 01:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 339
Posted By BMC_Kid

I am very familiar with cromovelato paint. It...

I am very familiar with cromovelato paint. It starts off with a polished chrome frame and then a tinted clear layer, and then full clear over that. It is the adhesion of the first layer to the chrome...
09-21-22, 12:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 541
Posted By BMC_Kid

I had a bad habit of using the Shimano aero stems...

I had a bad habit of using the Shimano aero stems on just about all of my builds beginning with the original Dura Ace AX, 600 AX, and the later Dura-Ace as on the Paramount. I have a drawer devoted...
09-21-22, 12:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 541
Posted By BMC_Kid

:roflmao:you funny! I remember now what they...

:roflmao:you funny!

I remember now what they were called, softrides.

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09-21-22, 12:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 541
Posted By BMC_Kid

Very cool! I don't remember the popularity of...

Very cool! I don't remember the popularity of red, white, and blue paint schemes. By the time I obtained my Paramount, 20 years had passed from the time it was made, so more than likely it was a...
09-21-22, 12:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 541
Posted By BMC_Kid

Sure thing, more than likely. I don't ride it, so...

Sure thing, more than likely. I don't ride it, so why not let someone else appreciate it when I don't? Trying to gather information about it, however speculative, in the full light of day.
09-20-22, 04:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 541
Posted By BMC_Kid

Yeah, I donít think I would chance riding on one...

Yeah, I donít think I would chance riding on one today of that vintage. Anyway, he crashed that one and bought another, then got into triathlons and the last time I saw him he was riding one of those...
09-20-22, 03:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 541
Posted By BMC_Kid

Generally, 54cm is my size, 55 sometimes as well....

Generally, 54cm is my size, 55 sometimes as well. I know it’s been quite a while since I took it out but it just felt too big. With all the other bikes I have, it just never enticed me to try again...
09-20-22, 03:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 541
Posted By BMC_Kid

Great, thanks for setting the record straight on...

Great, thanks for setting the record straight on the code as well as paint. The info on the fork is good too, I wasnít tracking that as something not Kosher. Are there records of what color this...
09-20-22, 02:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 541
Posted By BMC_Kid

yes, it came with the aero pedals with toe clips....

yes, it came with the aero pedals with toe clips. I removed them an installed my SPDs for the ride.
09-20-22, 02:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 339
Posted By BMC_Kid

when I think flashy, I think bright colors. My...

when I think flashy, I think bright colors. My wife says this one reminds her of root beer and she hates root beer, LOL.
09-20-22, 02:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 339
Posted By BMC_Kid

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09-20-22, 02:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 339
Posted By BMC_Kid

1989 Pinarello Montello Cromovelato

Hereís another bike I bought about 10 years ago. Originally, it was a full Dura Ace 7400 group bike. Since at the time, all my bike were either Dura Ace or Superbe Pro, i decide I wanted something...
09-20-22, 01:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 541
Posted By BMC_Kid

The other thing I am wondering about is if it has...

The other thing I am wondering about is if it has been repainted. I ask because the other Paramounts that I’ve seen from this period had Paramount on the top tube and this one doesn’t. The frame does...
09-20-22, 01:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 541
Posted By BMC_Kid

1986 Paramount Garage Find

I bought this Paramount about 10 years ago and rode it once and it was just a bit too big at 56cm. So, itís been hanging in my garage (climate controlled) ever since. My question pertains to the...
09-19-22, 05:30 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,800
Posted By BMC_Kid

Not my photo but it sure does look like that was...

Not my photo but it sure does look like that was the case...
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RESTORATION: 1989...
09-16-22, 09:14 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,800
Posted By BMC_Kid

55 and hereís my newest ride and the one getting...

55 and hereís my newest ride and the one getting most miles these days.

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09-15-22, 01:31 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,800
Posted By BMC_Kid

Only speaking for myself but I set up modern...

Only speaking for myself but I set up modern shift/brake levers to be close to parallel to the top of the bars. Ergonomically, they work best for that way but I've seen some set them up much lower...
09-14-22, 01:28 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,800
Posted By BMC_Kid

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Fixed it.

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09-14-22, 11:35 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,800
Posted By BMC_Kid

sorry, Iím not up to speed with the books my...

sorry, Iím not up to speed with the books my grandfather utilized. Although he did always wear similar striped socks and sneakers when riding his bikeÖ
09-14-22, 11:14 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,800
Posted By BMC_Kid

:roflmao::roflmao::roflmao::roflmao::roflmao::rofl...

:roflmao::roflmao::roflmao::roflmao::roflmao::roflmao::roflmao::roflmao:
09-14-22, 09:26 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,800
Posted By BMC_Kid

I grew up in the mid-80s and when I raced our...

I grew up in the mid-80s and when I raced our setup then as it should be now if using the equipment of that era is like this with the flat of the bars parallel to the ground.
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09-14-22, 12:06 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,698
Posted By BMC_Kid

Running a business is managing risk. They've...

Running a business is managing risk. They've decided that the policy does more good than harm to their business. If they find out that it does not, they are free to change it or modify it. I can...
09-13-22, 10:43 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,800
Posted By BMC_Kid

Because high school kids were miss adjusting...

Because high school kids were miss adjusting there handlebars as a fad in the 70s does not equate to the levers ever being designed for that.
09-13-22, 10:37 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,800
Posted By BMC_Kid

Everything I wrote previously is certainly...

Everything I wrote previously is certainly legitimate. To imply otherwise is just silly. I donít know why people in forums feel the need to blow out the candles of others just so theirís shine...
09-13-22, 08:24 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,800
Posted By BMC_Kid

this is a proper setup for non-brake/shifter...

this is a proper setup for non-brake/shifter combo levers and I try to setup all of my bikes exactly like this. I have no problem riding in this manner, either in braking or comfort, and Iíve done...
09-13-22, 08:18 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,800
Posted By BMC_Kid

My experience is that old school brake levers...

My experience is that old school brake levers were never designed to point to the heavens, you are asking for it to work similar to how a modern lever would. Modern brake levers/shifters are designed...
Replies: 26
Views: 1,559
Posted By BMC_Kid

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09-07-22, 12:59 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,532
Posted By BMC_Kid

I had a mixed Dura-Ace group on my Tesch before...

I had a mixed Dura-Ace group on my Tesch before making the switch to Campy recently. It consisted of 7400 front/rear derailleurs, 7410 crankset (my favorite), ancient DA AX stem (polished), and 25th...
Replies: 6
Views: 344
Posted By BMC_Kid

I'm not into mtn bikes but you stole it at that...

I'm not into mtn bikes but you stole it at that price!
09-04-22, 12:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 997
Posted By BMC_Kid

Part of my Miyata stable… ...

Part of my Miyata stable…


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‘92 Team Miyata, ‘83...
Replies: 26
Views: 1,559
Posted By BMC_Kid

As a frame only, you'd probably have more bidders...

As a frame only, you'd probably have more bidders for it (= higher price) than trying to sell as a whole and it would go fast. Selling the rest of the parts as a group would be the best way to unload...
08-30-22, 12:09 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,613
Posted By BMC_Kid

Miyata = Bright Blue ...

Miyata = Bright Blue


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Replies: 26
Views: 802
Posted By BMC_Kid

Thanks, I feel young! Now to go ride my...

Thanks, I feel young! Now to go ride my 1983Miyata Pro that I bought new with cash I earned that summer...

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Replies: 26
Views: 802
Posted By BMC_Kid

That's the dumbest thing I've heard...

That's the dumbest thing I've heard...
Replies: 26
Views: 802
Posted By BMC_Kid

Why in the world would you set up the shift...

Why in the world would you set up the shift cables to cross over one another? I guess it made sense at the time but something I'd correct before trying to sell the bike.

It's almost as if they...
Replies: 8
Views: 358
Posted By BMC_Kid

Sure thing, glad I could help fill in some of the...

Sure thing, glad I could help fill in some of the details. Quattro Assi as a brand was really no different than a house brand such as Performance Bike when it comes right down to it. Everything was...
Replies: 8
Views: 358
Posted By BMC_Kid

I was around Bill Lewis a lot back in the late...

I was around Bill Lewis a lot back in the late 80s-mid 90s. Obviously everyone knows that he sourced his frame production out 100%, from the frame building to the frame painting. I remember asking...
08-01-22, 01:04 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,554
Posted By BMC_Kid

:lol:

:lol:
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