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03-15-20, 03:07 AM
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Posted By cboy1980

Finally got the brakes on the italian girl, also...

Finally got the brakes on the italian girl, also fitted some new handle bar wrap/tape....
03-15-20, 02:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 760
Posted By cboy1980

Problem solved... After reinstalling, shortening...

Problem solved... After reinstalling, shortening the cable hose, putting all parts in right place...
The result. (also did some new handle bar tape / wrap)
...
02-10-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 760
Posted By cboy1980

I am guilty of it,... First i thought the top...

I am guilty of it,... First i thought the top part was to 'open' and it caused friction, so I tried to close it a bit,
didn't help...left a mark :innocent:
02-10-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 760
Posted By cboy1980

Maybe that could help, would be great. Will look...

Maybe that could help, would be great. Will look where to find the pieces.
​​​​​​ Any tips: welcome
02-10-20, 03:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 760
Posted By cboy1980

Thing is, I still have old shimano ones (maybe I...

Thing is, I still have old shimano ones (maybe I could use those springs,see if they would fit or not. Was something already on my mind.

Anyone another idea what it could be that 'blocks' a bit...
02-10-20, 01:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 760
Posted By cboy1980

Well I noticed that it is not moving very easily...

Well I noticed that it is not moving very easily like the other one. (the one which is already on bike) was moving very easily. fluid motion, no struglle.
The other one (with the trouble) is still a...
02-10-20, 01:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 760
Posted By cboy1980

.... Now I figured out the QR button thx! I...

.... Now I figured out the QR button thx! I thought that spring was some helper one....
02-09-20, 02:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 760
Posted By cboy1980

They don't? I thought they did. So what is the...

They don't? I thought they did. So what is the little spring doing on the handle?
Strange thing that one of them is returning nicely but the other one is like 'slow' or not willing to return.
I...
02-09-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 760
Posted By cboy1980

It seems to be... the caliper only retracts like...

It seems to be... the caliper only retracts like most part of it but gets a bit of struggle on the last 20%
02-09-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 760
Posted By cboy1980

I do have those parts.

I do have those parts.
02-09-20, 01:22 PM
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Views: 760
Posted By cboy1980

Campagnolo brake lever trouble

I was trying to put on new Campagnolo levers on the Colnago.... but ran into some technical issues.
I guess it has to do with te spring that needs to put the lever back after braking. When I brake,...
02-09-20, 01:13 PM
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Views: 375,990
Posted By cboy1980

Been working on the Colnago, putting on new brake...

Been working on the Colnago, putting on new brake levers (Campagnolo)....
02-09-20, 05:02 AM
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Views: 642,777
Posted By cboy1980

Classic leather helmet *keen condition*

Did not came by post.. But picked it up.
Old helmet in very nice 'almost new' condition
...
10-08-19, 02:16 AM
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Posted By cboy1980

:lol: sorry, I feel you. But was quite fun to see...

:lol: sorry, I feel you. But was quite fun to see your answer
10-08-19, 12:51 AM
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Posted By cboy1980

Not for the vintage bike, but for the vintage...

Not for the vintage bike, but for the vintage looking stiltsbike...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1080x1920/ae_1570514672126_d2ef076ac95ef37f942d4af38d51bd4c91a39976.jpg
...
10-01-19, 12:24 AM
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Posted By cboy1980

Some new jerseys with old school looks. I know...

Some new jerseys with old school looks.
I know it's not the real deal... But hey, you can't have everything right?
...
09-27-19, 01:49 PM
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Views: 642,777
Posted By cboy1980

Not in post but just picked up... Campagnolo c...

Not in post but just picked up...
Campagnolo c record brake levers, so I can kick off the Shimano Exages.
Also scored some vintage leather gloves 'Italian' style....
09-24-19, 03:08 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,610
Posted By cboy1980

Clearly NOT racing, but probably asking to put a...

Clearly NOT racing, but probably asking to put a beer ready on the next round 😁
09-24-19, 01:56 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,610
Posted By cboy1980

Was nice. Never thought I would like to race......

Was nice. Never thought I would like to race... but with a Jersey as big as a parachute I was not able to win some prices :).

Also was my first race and 'real time' on a bike in 10-15 years...
09-22-19, 11:29 AM
Replies: 2,406
Views: 785,921
Posted By cboy1980

Me riding the Italian steel on my first bike race...

Me riding the Italian steel on my first bike race yesterday.
The Jersey isn't mine, which you can tell by the size.
Additional me with Freddy Maertens today. ...
09-20-19, 03:48 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,610
Posted By cboy1980

Anyone (from Belgium or outside) is going to the...

Anyone (from Belgium or outside) is going to the 'Bere Retro Koers' in Meulebeke Belgium? Special guest Johan Museeuw.
Date; Saturday 21 september
more info: https://www.bereretrokoers.be/ -- ...
09-20-19, 03:23 AM
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Views: 642,777
Posted By cboy1980

Some small lock which fit exactly under my...

Some small lock which fit exactly under my Saddle... https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1120x2000/img_20190909_wa0011_285d925e8b7d3cacbacbd68b8d85e04a4ee26cbd.jpeg

goes nicely...
09-20-19, 01:21 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 10,601
Posted By cboy1980

Passing one of those new electircal powered alloy...

Passing one of those new electircal powered alloy bikes on your old pedal powered metal rod.... 'satifying smile'
09-17-19, 06:25 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 20,265
Posted By cboy1980

Here is my small Flandria foldiing bike (70's)....

Here is my small Flandria foldiing bike (70's). Used to be white and belonged to my grandmother.
I decided some time ago to give it a new colorscheme... Yes it orange but it fits well with and in ...
09-16-19, 04:52 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 11,989
Posted By cboy1980

I was blessed to receive a Colnago Super 1980 ...

I was blessed to receive a Colnago Super 1980 (still wondering what the 'H 36' means on the bottom bracket)

It came in as a custom build one, quite dirty and in need of some love... Still need to...
09-13-19, 12:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,500
Posted By cboy1980

The decals are on! ...

The decals are on!

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/1567626162478987335132111058665_5ea0b2b92df948634596883afacd0ff8bc514b10.jpg...
08-24-19, 06:09 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,500
Posted By cboy1980

New tires are up... The rims where indeed...

New tires are up...
The rims where indeed clinchers
Sorry for the long valves, but was the only ones they had... On a budget 😁...
08-23-19, 11:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,500
Posted By cboy1980

Today I try to pass in the shop who build the...

Today I try to pass in the shop who build the bike they should be open today.
Keep you guys updated.

In the meantime: new tires arrived 😉

--> Edit: called them first, but they did not keep...
08-17-19, 01:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,978
Posted By cboy1980

that's some nice looking bike you put out...

that's some nice looking bike you put out there...
Good job! Allthough they probably did not put on tires with white flanks they complete the look of it!
08-17-19, 12:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,573
Posted By cboy1980

Like cudak888 says... if the box mentions 1952 or...

Like cudak888 says... if the box mentions 1952 or classic it is highly a new model based on the old.
I also kind of guess in 1952 they did not really put bikes in cardboardboxes for shipping or...
08-16-19, 11:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,500
Posted By cboy1980

Gary: thx again for all the info you throw. This...

Gary: thx again for all the info you throw. This is a very interesting and helpful deal about my bike.

Today I might go to the shop that build the bike... Maybe the guy who put it together still...
08-16-19, 07:38 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,500
Posted By cboy1980

Gary Fountain ; thx... I Guess I will go for the...

Gary Fountain ; thx... I Guess I will go for the option like on the blue bol d'or.... i like the white panel on the down tube and the 'half' panel on the seat tube...
Also thx for the columbus...
08-15-19, 03:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,573
Posted By cboy1980

Try to add them to your post they will end up in...

Try to add them to your post they will end up in album, then we can put link
Curious to see what you found
08-15-19, 12:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,500
Posted By cboy1980

CliffordK It is not easy... like I found...

CliffordK

It is not easy... like I found these 2 pages... saying 1980 - but is a later model -> cables go under bottom bracket
...
08-15-19, 11:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,599
Posted By cboy1980

Quax? ...

Quax?

https://www.google.com/search?q=quax+minibike&rlz=1C1GCEU_nlBE821BE821&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjDx5iBt4XkAhVRIMUKHV_-AsUQ_AUIESgB&cshid=1565891312307525&biw=1920&bih=937
...
08-15-19, 11:19 AM
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Views: 3,500
Posted By cboy1980

CliffordK / I was also thinking on letters over...

CliffordK / I was also thinking on letters over black background... But then again I kind of like the panels (look more vintage / retro)

Silver would have been my 1st option, but most they offer...
08-15-19, 10:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,500
Posted By cboy1980

The timeline I found already but thx, doesn't say...

The timeline I found already but thx, doesn't say so much on the decals.
When I google on Colnago Super 1980 I get all kind of possibilities... and some are not 1980 bikes so... quite hard to find...
08-15-19, 10:35 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,500
Posted By cboy1980

SJX426 Nice bike! I was wondering if decals...

SJX426 Nice bike!

I was wondering if decals like yours would fit better than just white letters...

And what the h#%l are "clinchers" where everyone is talking about hahahaha, sorry don't know...
08-15-19, 10:25 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,500
Posted By cboy1980

I was already wondering how the hell they had...

I was already wondering how the hell they had tighten those bolts on top ... :( will be a hassle, but will manage

Well I like to restore stuff then just replace them :) otherwise I would not have...
08-15-19, 09:45 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,500
Posted By cboy1980

For C-record, I did find aero on those, but the...

For C-record, I did find aero on those, but the other ones I did not know about, thank you. Will see if I like the bicycle and riding enough to eventually change them.
--> First new tires / decals....
08-15-19, 01:19 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,500
Posted By cboy1980

Added some extra pictures to the album ...

Added some extra pictures to the album

https://www.bikeforums.net/g/album/14841190
jeirvine: what do you mean by clinchers? Is it tubeless? The pic you commented on is front wheel which I think...
08-14-19, 03:04 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,500
Posted By cboy1980

Well I guess than I am happy to have received the...

Well I guess than I am happy to have received the bike... Iguess It was my lucky day.... My brothere works for a company who does clean out houses (waste container rentals...) He just found the bike...
08-14-19, 12:32 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,500
Posted By cboy1980

Also were the first things which had me on that...

Also were the first things which had me on that age, just wanted a more expert view on it.
Whatt makes it more nice that it is actually from 1980, which happens to be my birth year :)
CliffordK;...
08-13-19, 02:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,500
Posted By cboy1980

Hi, I added a new album with better pics...

Hi,

I added a new album with better pics from clean bike.
I still can't share pics or links.

Sorry
08-13-19, 09:12 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,500
Posted By cboy1980

Gary Fountain. Thx for your reply, the...

Gary Fountain.

Thx for your reply, the reason I guessed it was 80is because of the small tube between the chain stays is still a tube. According to some timeline tables from 81 the chain stay...
08-13-19, 09:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,204
Posted By cboy1980

Although there are many 'chrome' spray paints out...

Although there are many 'chrome' spray paints out there, non will give you the same effect.

Believe me, the whole painting and powder coating industry is working hard to find some solution......
08-12-19, 10:18 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,500
Posted By cboy1980

machinist42.. Yip, blocked by the 10 posts...

machinist42..

Yip, blocked by the 10 posts rule 😊
08-12-19, 09:56 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,500
Posted By cboy1980

Ok, Thanks to machinist42 & hazetguy.. ...

Ok, Thanks to machinist42 & hazetguy..
Following their link to find the pictures.
I will try when possible to upload pics in the post itself.
08-12-19, 07:58 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,500
Posted By cboy1980

hazetguy? Is that a direct link to pics anyone...

hazetguy? Is that a direct link to pics anyone can see?

I tried to put them into the post but was not allowed to….
Replies: 21
Views: 1,155
Posted By cboy1980

Hi, Also guess that for that price you can't...

Hi,

Also guess that for that price you can't be fooled, except if the frame would be torn / twisted (fall) or the group is totally messed up.
As from the pics it looks just very dirty but still...
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