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07-10-19, 12:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,084
Posted By SteelCharlie

Yeah - that's the prob. the color tho is just a...

Yeah - that's the prob. the color tho is just a dye so perhaps there is something that will de-dye and have no effect on the actual ano or the aluminum. I may have to sacrifice something hahaha
07-10-19, 12:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,084
Posted By SteelCharlie

Removing Anodizing

Some time ago there was mention in a thread about removing anodizing chemically. I can't seem to find that thread. So does anyone here have the killer way to strip the ano (black in particular)...
07-10-19, 12:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 935
Posted By SteelCharlie

I've been away for a while. You are most...

I've been away for a while. You are most certainly welcome to use it attribution or not :beer:

On the trip thing I got a Tiagra and it works just fine. The bro is super happy with the bike and...
02-26-19, 04:09 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 8,293
Posted By SteelCharlie

The thread drift clearly shows that what IS...

The thread drift clearly shows that what IS important is something to obsess about! :fight: Just like any other hobby. So, "serious about climbing"?? WTF is that about? And to what end I...
02-26-19, 03:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,330
Posted By SteelCharlie

I can't say which oval is the best but I know...

I can't say which oval is the best but I know that my knees have a love affair with Bio-Pace that cannot be denied. I have them on everything road and atb alike. Shimano index shifters seem to have...
02-26-19, 03:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 935
Posted By SteelCharlie

Thanks for all the comments. I do appreciate your...

Thanks for all the comments. I do appreciate your time.

So the thing is on a Masi Nuova Strada aluminum/carbon from early 2000's. No big shakes about some minor parts since it's in fairly nice...
02-24-19, 01:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 935
Posted By SteelCharlie

What an absurd suggestion!! :foo: Do you...

What an absurd suggestion!! :foo: Do you actually own a bicycle? :roflmao:
02-24-19, 12:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 935
Posted By SteelCharlie

Best Front Der for Road Triple ? ?

My triple experience is limited to ATB's so I have no data on road der's that actually work. This is a Tiagra 30/42/52 triple w/ Tiagra brifter shift. Currently the der is a Sora (not sure if that...
02-10-19, 07:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,274
Posted By SteelCharlie

Just to muddy things for the older bikes, the...

Just to muddy things for the older bikes, the Super that I have has "C81" stamped on the drive-side rear dropout. The stamp is under the original paint. The tubing, frame construction, and graphics...
06-27-18, 10:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,221
Posted By SteelCharlie

The very thot x'd my mind as well. Sides of the...

The very thot x'd my mind as well. Sides of the rims must be about worn thru! Lemme see now - maybe four feet of housing and a couple new cables we're prolly looking at maybe $20. Go crazy with DA...
06-27-18, 09:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,598
Posted By SteelCharlie

Me too. No problemo.

Me too. No problemo.
06-23-18, 03:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,666
Posted By SteelCharlie

The cable holes in the bars provided fine places...

The cable holes in the bars provided fine places for the bars to break and what with Joe Blow doing it the breakage was not uncommon. But of course, there were always people who just had to try it...
06-22-18, 10:58 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,810
Posted By SteelCharlie

In ’82 or ’83 I had a Grandis I got from Gerald...

In ’82 or ’83 I had a Grandis I got from Gerald MacAuley. It was SLX, candy apple red with chrome drive stay. I put all Campy SR on it, an upgraded group Ti group I got from the Campy distributor. ...
06-22-18, 10:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,779
Posted By SteelCharlie

In 1960 or maybe it was '61 I had an Olmo with...

In 1960 or maybe it was '61 I had an Olmo with GranSport derailleurs and 4-speed Regina. I didn't realize how cool it was until it had been gone for a couple decades. Ah, well. Young and stupid
06-22-18, 10:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,666
Posted By SteelCharlie

I recall seeing a few of the mutilated levers...

I recall seeing a few of the mutilated levers around that time. None of them seemed to work all that well and of course on a TT bike they didn't have to. I'm not an aero hater or above using the...
06-22-18, 10:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,032
Posted By SteelCharlie

Personally, I question your sanity on a number of...

Personally, I question your sanity on a number of topics and levels.
04-08-18, 10:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,231
Posted By SteelCharlie

Buggering headset nuts is a Great American...

Buggering headset nuts is a Great American Pastime. An adjustable wrench seems the perfect tool for it. Personally I think I just hang with the Dura Ace headset wrenches I use now.
Besta Luck
04-06-18, 02:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,558
Posted By SteelCharlie

I use the Shimano 7401 and 6401 pedals on almost...

I use the Shimano 7401 and 6401 pedals on almost everything. Really fine pedals, easy in/out and use those thrifty cleats. Always easy to find them on ebay for whatever parts. I was in need of a...
04-06-18, 02:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 576
Posted By SteelCharlie

Indeed! That's the one. My brother is planning...

Indeed! That's the one. My brother is planning on doing some ebay selling and I wanted to give him the benefit of your experiences

many thanks
Charlie
04-05-18, 12:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 576
Posted By SteelCharlie

Ebay Problems Thread?

Seems like there was recently a thread about ebay fees and how greedy they've become, etc. I simply cannot find it. Am I looking in the wrong forum or what? :foo:
Any assistance would be most...
03-29-18, 09:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,078
Posted By SteelCharlie

Exactly! I used to get those messages several...

Exactly! I used to get those messages several times for every advert that I put up on CR. For quite some time they were SOP on any advert at a couple different shooting site classifieds but some...
03-21-18, 03:55 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,098
Posted By SteelCharlie

Nope! Incredibly high precision high tensile...

Nope! Incredibly high precision high tensile strength parts can be roll threaded easier than threads cut. Aircraft spec Ti bolts are commonly rolled as are to the best of my knowledge ALL aircraft...
03-18-18, 10:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 15,594
Posted By SteelCharlie

I'm quite satisfied with my technique actually. ...

I'm quite satisfied with my technique actually. I suspect that you likely lack a certain enthusiasm.
03-16-18, 01:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 15,594
Posted By SteelCharlie

I really like the idea of making whips. The...

I really like the idea of making whips. The leather ones wear out so fast.
Replies: 3
Views: 601
Posted By SteelCharlie

I was meaning the whole thing - w/ HS, BB,...

I was meaning the whole thing - w/ HS, BB, seatpost, complete wheels, ITM bars/stem. Sorta BYO frame kinda thing

thanks
Charlie
Replies: 3
Views: 601
Posted By SteelCharlie

Campagnolo Chorus Group

So what might be a general price to expect for a mid-late 90's 8spd complete group with wheels and bars? Used but not abused sorta condition.
I'd appreciate your thoughts
Charlie
03-10-18, 11:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 745
Posted By SteelCharlie

Yeah, BIG does seem to be a common design element...

Yeah, BIG does seem to be a common design element :lol: AFA the appearance goes the tech look of the lugs sorta overcomes the rings. Sorta. As luck would have it this one was neither rusty nor...
03-10-18, 10:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 996
Posted By SteelCharlie

I would guess that I've ridden tens of thousands...

I would guess that I've ridden tens of thousands of miles with Campagnolo downtube friction shifters. And I still ride them on the old Colnago. They present no issues.
The brifter things (a...
03-10-18, 09:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,930
Posted By SteelCharlie

It is always so disappointing to encounter the...

It is always so disappointing to encounter the humor challenged.
03-10-18, 09:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 481
Posted By SteelCharlie

Shimano Parts Source?

Is there a particular person or shop that is a good place to start to find older Shimano parts? I need a couple tension screws for the old Look-compatible 6401 and 7401 pedals. The kind that go in...
03-09-18, 01:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 996
Posted By SteelCharlie

As mentioned before, I'm quite sure that none of...

As mentioned before, I'm quite sure that none of the components are suffering for lack of lubrication.

I have no problem with friction shifters on the old Colnago, early 80's Campagnolo that it...
03-08-18, 12:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 745
Posted By SteelCharlie

Masi Team 3V pix

So here are some pix of the new-to-me 3V. I was really surprised to see the advert for it since I had pretty much given up hope of seeing one my size. Speaking of which, this one is stamped 52 but...
03-08-18, 12:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 996
Posted By SteelCharlie

That would be very like what is happening. Since...

That would be very like what is happening. Since there is no inconsistency across the cogs I suspect that wear may not be an issue as you suggest. Thanks for the info.

Yes - DA is the goodies of...
03-06-18, 12:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 996
Posted By SteelCharlie

!DUH! Antique brain in action hahaha shoot me a...

!DUH! Antique brain in action hahaha shoot me a PM about whatcha got in the 7402/3 basket

OK - on the rest of the comments....

I appreciate the suggestions but here's the scam. I have every...
03-05-18, 08:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 996
Posted By SteelCharlie

The Chorus Brifter Update

JIC anyone might be interested

So as suggested by the folks here I replaced both cables and the housings, including the bit on the rear der. While I was about that I yanked the rear der and...
03-04-18, 01:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,540
Posted By SteelCharlie

Do not succumb to non-buyer's remorse and do it! ...

Do not succumb to non-buyer's remorse and do it!

Over the last few decades I've passed on a number of "deals" that were marginally acceptable. Have what Wildwood wrote posted on the fridge - you...
03-04-18, 01:17 PM
03-03-18, 01:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,092
Posted By SteelCharlie

The Shimano 600 tool is also the best Regina...

The Shimano 600 tool is also the best Regina puller ever made. And the 600 freewheels that I am using are just primo ! Every time I see one at the swap meet I buy it - JIC y'know
03-02-18, 12:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,577
Posted By SteelCharlie

I had one of those - one of the last ones with...

I had one of those - one of the last ones with the beefed up fork dropouts and the reinforced bottom bracket. All Campy SR 'cept for the crank axle and that was a Teledyne titanium. About ten years...
Forum: Want To Buy
03-01-18, 12:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,256
Posted By SteelCharlie

I have a set of Record low flange tubulars...

I have a set of Record low flange tubulars w/126mm (6 gear) rear. Stainless spokes, Nisi rims. I probably have a couple different hubsets too.
If you happen to be still looking.

Charlie
03-01-18, 12:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,564
Posted By SteelCharlie

I have a set of Campy low flange 36h, DT...

I have a set of Campy low flange 36h, DT stainless spokes, Nisi rims and maybe usable tires. I have no use for them. Let me know if you do.

Charlie
02-28-18, 11:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,789
Posted By SteelCharlie

The der is obviously compatible. The previous...

The der is obviously compatible. The previous owner bought the frameset/group new in '97 and rode it for 20yrs. There is no damage to the frame, hanger, etc at all. When the lever cooperates and...
02-27-18, 10:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,789
Posted By SteelCharlie

OK - lotsa good info. Yesterday I putzed around...

OK - lotsa good info. Yesterday I putzed around with them for a couple hours. Pulled the cables and housing. Seems to be free running and there are no cable frays. Rear der moves freely and the...
02-26-18, 12:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,789
Posted By SteelCharlie

It's raining so I've some time hahaha. I did...

It's raining so I've some time hahaha. I did check the cables but I can do that again. I'll see about ripping it apart. Looks to be a PITA.

The front seems OK tho the der itself was not in a...
02-26-18, 12:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,789
Posted By SteelCharlie

Campy Chorus Brifters (crap?)

So I got this Masi Team 3V a couple day ago (I know, pix soon) and it has a mid-90's Chorus 8spd group on it. And to put it bluntly, the thing shifts like sh***t. The rear at any rate. Front is...
12-26-17, 06:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,051
Posted By SteelCharlie

I got a set of Shimano DA tools for the hs and bb...

I got a set of Shimano DA tools for the hs and bb a couple decades ago - OK more than that. If I pull the bb the fixed cup always comes out too. Never had a problem. On an Italian bb a wrap of...
09-27-17, 08:19 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,090
Posted By SteelCharlie

I don't need to be a cheapskate to not want that...

I don't need to be a cheapskate to not want that bike. There is absolutely nothing about it that generates the faintest need in me. Ugly lines and components that are right at the WTF? level. I...
08-16-17, 04:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,141
Posted By SteelCharlie

I, of course, instantly cop to totally lacking...

I, of course, instantly cop to totally lacking the collector gene. I do appreciate a fine build and ride everything I have. OK, that's a lie - the Sannino remains a frameset waiting on restoration....
08-14-17, 10:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,141
Posted By SteelCharlie

If it is not possible to discern the identity...

If it is not possible to discern the identity (build quality or performance) of the particular builder then I have to wonder why it is a matter of any concern? I mean, at that point, if the...
08-14-17, 09:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 922
Posted By SteelCharlie

Many thanks - I'll take care of it Charlie

Many thanks - I'll take care of it

Charlie
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