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06-14-21, 03:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 439
Posted By MauriceMoss

You're welcome. Stan Johnson would have been...

You're welcome.
Stan Johnson would have been nice but MKM is very nice, too; a win either way.
06-14-21, 03:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,128
Posted By MauriceMoss

This bike is not mine, so I can't verify, but it...

This bike is not mine, so I can't verify, but it looks like rivets. Front view of the badge ('Peugeot Approved', as Hummer mentioned):
...
06-12-21, 04:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,128
Posted By MauriceMoss

Just for reference purposes, this is what the "CP...

Just for reference purposes, this is what the "CP 12" decal looked like originally:
...
06-12-21, 04:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,128
Posted By MauriceMoss

Excellent work Hummer!

Excellent work Hummer!
06-12-21, 04:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 439
Posted By MauriceMoss

nategar If you remove the fork, is there a...

nategar If you remove the fork, is there a matching number on the steerer tube?



This frame looks an awful lot like an MKM (https://www.mkm-cycles.co.uk/) from around 1976-ish, judging by the...
05-05-21, 07:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 664
Posted By MauriceMoss

I agree with T-Mar about this being a Maruishi...

I agree with T-Mar about this being a Maruishi build. If it was badged Nashbar (which I think is very likely) it would have been a Race SIS, which would mean a Tange 2 tubing. I think the remnants of...
05-04-21, 02:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,003
Posted By MauriceMoss

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/480x200/giphy_2__2778bc7b2dbfed3e315131c3b2f8d9b87105ae74.gif

Why, thank you. Thank you very much.
05-04-21, 02:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 262
Posted By MauriceMoss

Jsendin, are there any numbers stamped on the bb...

Jsendin, are there any numbers stamped on the bb shell (potentially spaced out like this: x xx xxxx, where the first digit is the year, second two the size and last four the frame number)? I think I...
04-30-21, 05:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,003
Posted By MauriceMoss

It's not a Pinarello. It's a (late 80s-ish?)...

It's not a Pinarello.

It's a (late 80s-ish?) Bottecchia, likely made with Columbus Cromor tubes as that 'CRM' stamping on the bb shell indicates. Bottecchia used to stamp the tubing type on the bb...
Replies: 9
Views: 860
Posted By MauriceMoss

I completely agree. You can even see the faint...

I completely agree. You can even see the faint outline of the frame number on that solid Huret dropout, something that a lot of Geminianis of this period had:
...
04-11-21, 08:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 561
Posted By MauriceMoss

Indeed they do, good eye. This was the only clear...

Indeed they do, good eye. This was the only clear shot I could find to reference.
04-11-21, 04:53 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,550
Posted By MauriceMoss

Thanks, unworthy1! Life has a habit of getting in...

Thanks, unworthy1! Life has a habit of getting in the way of fun stuff. But, I'm glad to be back :).
04-11-21, 04:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 561
Posted By MauriceMoss

I wonder if those dropouts are Shimano SFR (or...

I wonder if those dropouts are Shimano SFR (or some variant of)?
...
04-11-21, 04:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 561
Posted By MauriceMoss

Tedbaz, are there any cutouts in either the seat...

Tedbaz, are there any cutouts in either the seat or head lugs? Also, are the top tube cable guides slightly offset to the left of the top tube centerline (they look so from one of the pictures but I...
04-05-21, 03:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 488
Posted By MauriceMoss

Thanks! Those stays were what made me think...

Thanks! Those stays were what made me think Circuit.

One look at those handlebars and I gave up questioning any decisions made about this poor frame. As for painting it poopy green... caveman is...
04-05-21, 03:19 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,550
Posted By MauriceMoss

jjhabbs It would be great to hear what Marinoni...

jjhabbs It would be great to hear what Marinoni has on this frame in their build sheets (as T-Mar has suggested). I too have seen many examples online where Marinoni staff were very helpful in...
04-05-21, 03:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,550
Posted By MauriceMoss

The logo on that shell is of a company called...

The logo on that shell is of a company called Chierici (of Parma). They sold bikes under the Maurizio (and Mauro) brand and I've seen only a handful of bikes under the Chierici name (all from the...
04-05-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,793
Posted By MauriceMoss

Beautiful bike. My size, too. And it looks like a...

Beautiful bike. My size, too. And it looks like a Michael Johnson. Triple jealous.
04-05-21, 02:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 488
Posted By MauriceMoss

Horizontal headbadge rivet holes, aero/ovalized...

Horizontal headbadge rivet holes, aero/ovalized seat stays, no reinforcement tangs on the brake bridge, semi-wrap seat stay caps, chrome back end - quick guess would be a Schwinn Circuit...
01-16-21, 04:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 886
Posted By MauriceMoss

I've seen this panto before but, unfortunately,...

I've seen this panto before but, unfortunately, it was in an ID thread where the mystery was never solved. The best I can do is post a clearer pic and hope it jogs someone's memory.

This one was...
01-16-21, 04:19 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,540
Posted By MauriceMoss

I'm gonna go out on a limb and call this one a...

I'm gonna go out on a limb and call this one a Chris Pauley built frame (likely originally labeled Tierra).

Senrab62, did this frame come from the west coast, possibly southern California? Chris...
12-31-20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 963
Posted By MauriceMoss

The lugs, fork crown and the Davis Components...

The lugs, fork crown and the Davis Components bottom bracket shell, as well as the wraparound stay treatment were employed by multiple marques, but that serial number makes it almost certainly a...
12-31-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,007
Posted By MauriceMoss

juvela provided an excellent analysis of the...

juvela provided an excellent analysis of the frame, as always.

The only info I can add is about the Cicli Mondial brand. There were at least three separate Italian marques named 'Mondial', the...
Replies: 13
Views: 789
Posted By MauriceMoss

Considering the frame construction, the press-fit...

Considering the frame construction, the press-fit bottom bracket and the replacement fork, it is likely this is a Viscount Aerospace Pro (or maybe GP?) frame.


Serial numbers on Viscounts seem to...
12-22-20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 744
Posted By MauriceMoss

As uncleivan mentioned, the 'trident' Moser brand...

As uncleivan mentioned, the 'trident' Moser brand is that of a shop in Trento (https://www.facebook.com/mosercicli/), founded by Ermanno Moser in 1933 and run by the family for 82 years (Ermanno's...
12-22-20, 08:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,456
Posted By MauriceMoss

Thanks for that ad - too bad some of these less...

Thanks for that ad - too bad some of these less common lugs so poorly documented.
12-22-20, 07:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,456
Posted By MauriceMoss

This is me on seeing an ID thread on BikeForums...

This is me on seeing an ID thread on BikeForums :)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MuA-BNgiHhE
12-21-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,456
Posted By MauriceMoss

Agree with rhm and unworthy1 that the fork is...

Agree with rhm and unworthy1 that the fork is likely a replacement.

The head lugs look something like this (at better resolution):
...
09-24-20, 04:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,028
Posted By MauriceMoss

autostrada048 Raleighs of this period (Kodiak,...

autostrada048
Raleighs of this period (Kodiak, Alyeska, Portage) had pantographed seat stay caps rather than the plain ones on your frame.
Merida did contract builds for several marques, including...
08-30-20, 02:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 895
Posted By MauriceMoss

tonyfourdogs - It would be great to see closeups...

tonyfourdogs - It would be great to see closeups of the brake bridge, seat stay caps (aka top eyes) and the frame number, if nothing else, for future reference.

From the details I can see in the...
08-04-20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,298
Posted By MauriceMoss

Thanks The Golden Boy! I think the secret...

Thanks The Golden Boy!

I think the secret is that I just have trouble staying focused.
Most of the time I'll be doing an image search for one specific thing, then in the process see an unrelated...
08-04-20, 02:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 743
Posted By MauriceMoss

Hi Petit Breton, welcome to BikeForums! ...

Hi Petit Breton, welcome to BikeForums!

Here's the pic of that seat collar:
...
08-04-20, 01:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 743
Posted By MauriceMoss

Thanks for the tags unworthy1 and juvela. ...

Thanks for the tags unworthy1 and juvela.

Nice looking frame. Especially since the cromovelato finish is in such a good condition; that's kinda rare.
Unfortunately I don't have any verified...
07-23-20, 02:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 810
Posted By MauriceMoss

I'd say this is most likely a 1988 Miele (or an...

I'd say this is most likely a 1988 Miele (or an '89 but manufactured in 1988).

The Big Bird shares some similarities with the Uno LS and (a somewhat rare) Tribute models.

It also matches quite...
07-22-20, 02:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,298
Posted By MauriceMoss

I know this thread is an oldie but there's no...

I know this thread is an oldie but there's no statute of limitations on cold cases, is there? No thread left behind!

Don't know if jo1010 still comes by, or even owns this bike anymore, so I'm...
07-17-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,329
Posted By MauriceMoss

Too bad the seller isn't responding; low res...

Too bad the seller isn't responding; low res picture from the ad makes it hard to make a good ID.

Although I have not come across an exact match to this mystery frame, it reminds me quite a bit of...
07-11-20, 10:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 711
Posted By MauriceMoss

Thanks for the tag juvela! malcala622 -...

Thanks for the tag juvela!


malcala622 - pictures in the ad aren't the best, so this is gonna be a semi-rough guess.


I think this is a 1986-ish Nishiki Tri-A.

I'm not a Nishiki expert...
07-01-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 897
Posted By MauriceMoss

Those fork crowns were common on Murray bikes...

Those fork crowns were common on Murray bikes (and maybe Columbia, Western Flyer and a few others). I don't know enough about the models and serial numbers for those, so I can't say how that fits...
06-30-20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,042
Posted By MauriceMoss

Unfortunately, there were many, many bikes...

Unfortunately, there were many, many bikes manufactured in Italy that are very similar to this frame that it's kind of tough to say who may have made it.
Internal cable routing wasn't uncommon when...
06-30-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 659
Posted By MauriceMoss

Those bottom brackets, brake bridges and other...

Those bottom brackets, brake bridges and other frame bits were sold to any manufacturers who wanted to use them, so you will find those on a lot of different frames.

The frame here should be a...
06-30-20, 06:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 659
Posted By MauriceMoss

Here's a few more images from the album Insidious...

Here's a few more images from the album Insidious C. already linked above, for easier reference:
...
06-30-20, 06:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 659
Posted By MauriceMoss

Bats frighten me. :D BTW, I just...

Bats frighten me. :D



BTW, I just realized that I'm not getting notifications for tags. It looks like there are two types of tags; most look like this when responding (and these don't give me...
06-28-20, 01:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,070
Posted By MauriceMoss

Although there were minor variations over the...

Although there were minor variations over the years, to me this looks like a British Eagle Touristique:
...
06-27-20, 03:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,908
Posted By MauriceMoss

Oria had some nice tubing back in the day. Most...

Oria had some nice tubing back in the day. Most of the higher end Mosers (at least in late 80s/early 90s) were built using different types of Oria tubing, so I don't think it should be considered...
Replies: 8
Views: 608
Posted By MauriceMoss

The only 'Neuhaus' I'm aware of is Dieter Neuhaus...

The only 'Neuhaus' I'm aware of is Dieter Neuhaus (of Dortmund). He took over (or maybe bought out?) all the equipment from Hugo Rickert after he had a stroke and eventually retired from frame...
Replies: 8
Views: 608
Posted By MauriceMoss

Pic assist: ...

Pic assist:

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/80-4e913f80_1112_44ca_91c3_4cffcf124471_7ae78a714cdb664963e0a44e4fd294b90ab21e33.jpeg...
06-03-20, 11:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,367
Posted By MauriceMoss

Those lug cutouts are a hallmark of a company...

Those lug cutouts are a hallmark of a company called Tecnotelai (of Bologna). I've always thought the cutouts looked like old school flying saucers, but they're probably meant to look like the...
05-03-20, 04:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,453
Posted By MauriceMoss

This frame looks an awful lot like the Miki built...

This frame looks an awful lot like the Miki built frames that were sold as Centurion Professional and sometimes as Miki Road Racer (although with horizontal dropouts):
...
05-01-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,114
Posted By MauriceMoss

Good catch. Would "BS" in the Allez serial...

Good catch. Would "BS" in the Allez serial indicate Bridgestone? Although the shell could have been used by other manufacturers I suppose.
05-01-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,745
Posted By MauriceMoss

Very nice frame. AFAIK, the source of the...

Very nice frame.
AFAIK, the source of the Cascarsi frames in Italy was Pesenti.
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