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11-25-11, 05:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,720
Posted By Wotan

Philistines!

Philistines!
11-25-11, 04:59 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,720
Posted By Wotan

PS Thanks for the photos, Gridplan!! Such...

PS Thanks for the photos, Gridplan!! Such beautiful devices! I really hope I can find one of them (at an affordable price) one day!! Fingers crossed...

By the way, are the photos from "La bici...
11-25-11, 04:42 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,720
Posted By Wotan

I also feel that the friction issue must have...

I also feel that the friction issue must have mattered to some folks. Maybe not everyone but at least a few. I've seen a couple of ads where it is mentioned as a selling point (maybe it was just the...
11-24-11, 02:23 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,720
Posted By Wotan

I love these threads about the older stuff! And...

I love these threads about the older stuff! And iab, that bike still slays me ev'ry time. You gotta get some pics with the "new" Margherita!!

Anyone got photos of a first gen Ghuggini? Or seen...
10-28-11, 09:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,092
Posted By Wotan

Hot!! More pics of the frame/fork please!!

Hot!! More pics of the frame/fork please!!
10-20-11, 01:48 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,863
Posted By Wotan

This thread has grown a bit in the past week. ...

This thread has grown a bit in the past week.

Annnnnnyyyyyway, the store I work at needed a custom ring and bashguard made. We called Cycle Underground, got a number disconnect, called a few...
10-08-11, 01:35 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,863
Posted By Wotan

Not sure what's happening with Cycle Underground...

Not sure what's happening with Cycle Underground but they've always been pretty bad with emails. Try phoning them (check the timezone first!).

Btw, the rings work fine with derailleurs as far as...
10-08-11, 01:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 835
Posted By Wotan

+1. Not sure what sort of value I'd personally...

+1. Not sure what sort of value I'd personally put on this particular bike but if money were no issue, then maybe...

Anyway, lol at the original bidder. This person had the chance to hit the "buy...
08-19-11, 08:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 556
Posted By Wotan

Nice bike!!! The bars are Kelly brand. A pal...

Nice bike!!!

The bars are Kelly brand. A pal of mine sold a set (different model) on eBay last week:...
07-25-11, 05:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 980
Posted By Wotan

That Thanet is a corker! I saw a couple at the...

That Thanet is a corker! I saw a couple at the bike museum in Wales last year - definitely on the wants list.

Did you shift the Trivelox derailleur? What were your thoughts? Did you prefer it or...
07-25-11, 02:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 980
Posted By Wotan

Yeah, great bunch of bikes! Can't wait to see the...

Yeah, great bunch of bikes! Can't wait to see the Silverlight, too - feel free to post some teaser pics!
07-25-11, 02:23 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,317
Posted By Wotan

You need three tire levers, imo. Two won't cut...

You need three tire levers, imo. Two won't cut it. I like the Michelin ones but plenty of folk favor the Pedros.

And, as Lotek mentioned, an even better solution is to get a tyre bead jack. I've...
03-23-11, 07:12 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 16,013
Posted By Wotan

Gotta lace this guy up and give it a go: ...

Gotta lace this guy up and give it a go:
http://i729.photobucket.com/albums/ww292/sir_kevinwulf/Galletti/01212009273.jpg...
03-15-11, 07:18 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,362
Posted By Wotan

Bingo! The Bikesmith cotter press works...

Bingo! The Bikesmith cotter press works fantastically on non-driveside crankarms and on driveside arms with a reasonable BCD. But for the 50.4 bcd 5 pin sets, like most Magistroni, Stronglight, BSA...
02-05-11, 09:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By Wotan

Maybe you'd be better off just buying one of the...

Maybe you'd be better off just buying one of the new-ish Sturmey Archer bar-end shifters that can also be used as a downtube shifter (http://www.sturmey-archer.com/products/shifters/cid/3/id/11)....
11-10-10, 07:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,151
Posted By Wotan

I know that the heirachy goes (in ascending...

I know that the heirachy goes (in ascending order): extra, extra oro, oro

But the differences between bx and cx is something I'm not sure of either. I recently searched and came up with this C&V...
11-10-10, 04:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,266
Posted By Wotan

In my experiences with doing this, it all sounds...

In my experiences with doing this, it all sounds nice and cheap until the package arrives. Then you have pay a "documents" fee from the carrier, pay someone to clear it through customs, sometimes pay...
11-06-10, 06:50 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 46,486
Posted By Wotan

Fantastic. Gotta admit, I'm pretty jealous! If I...

Fantastic. Gotta admit, I'm pretty jealous! If I wasn't taking receipt of my ten year younger Cinelli SC in a week or two I would be totally green!

Did your frame have full chrome underneath the...
11-06-10, 09:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,392
Posted By Wotan

I'm going to guess that he bought back Citoyen's...

I'm going to guess that he bought back Citoyen's 1947 Cinelli, pictured in the Holy Grail thread.

I might have pretended it got lost in transit :innocent:
11-06-10, 09:06 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 46,486
Posted By Wotan

YYYEEESSS!!!! Would love to see some more pics. ...

YYYEEESSS!!!! Would love to see some more pics.

Do the decal crests have "Firenze" instead of "Milano"?
Is this the headbadge?
http://43bikes.com/~/cinelli-web/firenze-badge.jpg


What...
10-13-10, 08:15 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 17,889
Posted By Wotan

Yeah, they are. There's quite a few bikes from...

Yeah, they are. There's quite a few bikes from Australia with the hand-painted logos and pin striping. It was all the rage down here in the good, old days.
10-13-10, 07:52 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 17,889
Posted By Wotan

Cheers guv! Here's what it looks like these days:...

Cheers guv! Here's what it looks like these days:

http://i729.photobucket.com/albums/ww292/sir_kevinwulf/Bates/bates01.jpg

More pics HERE...
07-29-10, 05:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,391
Posted By Wotan

I just bought some gloves from these guys...

I just bought some gloves from these guys (http://stores.ebay.com.au/speed4allkinds). They haven't arrived yet, so I can't comment on quality but they do a brown, leather, fingerless glove. And you...
03-09-10, 05:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,295
Posted By Wotan

Sure. I guess it's me who's running the ship...

Sure. I guess it's me who's running the ship right now. But I have to warn you that Australia Post is probably the most expensive in the world right now! I can get quotes in a couple of days if you...
02-24-10, 05:28 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 6,104
Posted By Wotan

Bumping this 'cos I want a wool jersey.

Bumping this 'cos I want a wool jersey.
02-19-10, 06:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 944
Posted By Wotan

This Davidson has a similar bottom bracket...

This Davidson has a similar bottom bracket drilling:

http://www.wooljersey.com/gallery/v/jimc/davidson_001/DSC05451.JPG.html


Apart from that, though, the fork crown, fork legs, the lug...
02-18-10, 07:34 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 6,104
Posted By Wotan

I've just worn my OCW long sleeve jersey almost...

I've just worn my OCW long sleeve jersey almost daily through an Australian summer, a couple days were 100 farenheit. The fact that they don't smell too bad from sweat (I've washed mine three or four...
02-15-10, 10:14 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 6,104
Posted By Wotan

Here's my take on the email exchange (after...

Here's my take on the email exchange (after reading the one linked to, and the thread on fixedgeargallery):

A guy asks for three free samples. (By the way, it turns out he already owned an OCW...
02-13-10, 09:26 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 6,104
Posted By Wotan

Are you interested in shipping overseas? I live...

Are you interested in shipping overseas? I live in Australia and may be interested in two jerseys w/ no embroidery. I would probably need to get the 40+ price in order to afford both, but would...
10-21-09, 05:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 800
Posted By Wotan

Dynohubs generally have larger flanges than...

Dynohubs generally have larger flanges than regular hubs. If so, you won't be able to use the old spokes as they will be too long. You may be able to reuse them in a different pattern (eg, 3 cross...
09-22-09, 11:03 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,027
Posted By Wotan

Here's my (almost completed) rain bike's shifter:...

Here's my (almost completed) rain bike's shifter:

http://i729.photobucket.com/albums/ww292/sir_kevinwulf/blackfront.jpg
05-26-09, 10:45 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 23,098
Posted By Wotan

Thanks C_Logan! Underside of BB has "11" stamped...

Thanks C_Logan! Underside of BB has "11" stamped in it, and in another part of the BB "C 700". Lugs are long point Cinelli with the three hole cut outs. Dropouts are 1010 Campagnolo.

The Paconi...
05-26-09, 08:49 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 23,098
Posted By Wotan

Lots of amazing bikes in this thread!!!!! And...

Lots of amazing bikes in this thread!!!!! And damn, Gary, how does one go about getting oneself mentioned in your will???





Anyway, here's my Aussie road bike:
...
05-08-09, 08:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,160
Posted By Wotan

I like the handpainted work on my Aussie Bates...

I like the handpainted work on my Aussie Bates (NOT the English company) track bike. A bit chipped and worn in parts (the top tube stuff was totally worn away by the time I got it) but it is 40+...
11-13-08, 02:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,132
Posted By Wotan

btw i'm 6'1" and have no problems riding my gf's...

btw i'm 6'1" and have no problems riding my gf's bike with 160mm cranks.
10-27-08, 08:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 717
Posted By Wotan

yes. they sell for more than $200.

yes. they sell for more than $200.
10-14-08, 07:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,653
Posted By Wotan

You're not: And for the record:...

You're not:





And for the record: of the pedals that I have, none stand out as being particularly fantastic so I won't recommend any.
10-10-08, 12:47 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,055
Posted By Wotan

I think that colour looks better with a thicker...

I think that colour looks better with a thicker paintjob. Looks so damn luscious!
10-09-08, 05:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,055
Posted By Wotan

Stunning!!!!!

Stunning!!!!!
10-05-08, 07:03 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,816
Posted By Wotan

1. So I can kick it with the cool kids. 2....

1. So I can kick it with the cool kids.

2. Nobody influenced me to do it, brah. I just thought it'd be fun to ride a track bike on the street 'cos I'm badass. And they have no brakes, so obviously...
10-04-08, 07:13 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,678
Posted By Wotan

If you averaged 90mph for 6 minutes, you would...

If you averaged 90mph for 6 minutes, you would travel 9 miles.

If you averaged 6mph for 1.5 hours on a bike, you would travel 9 miles.

I don't know how far away your work is but it seems to me...
09-27-08, 08:36 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,056
Posted By Wotan

The correct way to trackstand is to turn the...

The correct way to trackstand is to turn the handlebars in the same direction as whatever foot is forward.
That is, if you trackstand with your right foot forward then turn the bars to the right....
09-25-08, 10:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,524
Posted By Wotan

I have two of the Major Taylor adjustables...

I have two of the Major Taylor adjustables (sorry, not for sale). If you bid on these it is best to go for a stem/bar combo if possible. The handlebar clamp is ~22m and quite difficult to find bars...
08-28-08, 10:03 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 20,531
Posted By Wotan

You don't know how to trackstand.

You don't know how to trackstand.
08-28-08, 02:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 396
Posted By Wotan

Until I saw those Pyramid tires linked above I...

Until I saw those Pyramid tires linked above I didn't believe anyone ever made 27" (630mm) tires bigger than 1 1/4. I asked Sheldon Brown this question a year or two ago and he said that there was no...
08-26-08, 10:06 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 6,564
Posted By Wotan

This post is pretty provocative. "The third...

This post is pretty provocative. "The third bidder has carried out 87% of his/her bidding on Kendenny's items" - well, the third bidder has made six bids on the bike out of the eight bids they've...
08-14-08, 12:54 AM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,145,516
Posted By Wotan

Nice!!! Two questions: * How do you...

Nice!!!

Two questions:

* How do you like using that type of brake lever on those bars? Thinking about getting some but wonder if the feel of reverse levers might not be enjoyable.

* What is...
08-13-08, 02:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 989
Posted By Wotan

Click HERE...

Click HERE (http://www.competitivecyclist.com/za/CCY?PAGE=FIT_CALCULATOR_INTRO). Measure yourself, put in the stats and read up on the various fits (French, Eddy & Competitve) and see what you think.
08-06-08, 11:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By Wotan

PM sent!

PM sent!
08-03-08, 05:40 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,145,516
Posted By Wotan

Hot!!!!!!

Hot!!!!!!
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