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Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-02-18, 01:15 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Gary Fountain
Value - I would expect to pay a similar price for...

Value - I would expect to pay a similar price for this frame as any quality early 80's frame. I had no real interest in the Rossin marque for quite some time, until I bought one then I realised the...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-01-18, 06:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 294
Posted By Gary Fountain
I wouldn't mind betting that your frame is an...

I wouldn't mind betting that your frame is an early 80's Rossin Record. It may be made out of Columbus SL or perhaps Columbus KL tubing. Have a look at this website especially in the 2012 and 2013...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-21-17, 06:15 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 14,095
Posted By Gary Fountain
Hi Jet sanchEz, very nice Cramerotti. I think the...

Hi Jet sanchEz, very nice Cramerotti. I think the Benotto tape always looks fantastic. I once had a silver Olmo and put a light 'electric' blue Benotto tape on the bars and wow, it really lifted the...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-20-17, 05:17 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,333
Posted By Gary Fountain
http://i.imgur.com/aADBg2V.jpg...

http://i.imgur.com/aADBg2V.jpg (https://imgur.com/aADBg2V)
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-19-17, 07:55 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 14,095
Posted By Gary Fountain
Oh - lovely!!!! I think the choice is yours....

Oh - lovely!!!!

I think the choice is yours. Either Super Record or C-Record would suit this frame and be correct. I suppose availability is the key.

I chose to go with Super Record for my '85...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-15-17, 11:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 263
Posted By Gary Fountain
I totally agree - A mid 80's Colnago Super with...

I totally agree - A mid 80's Colnago Super with Columbus SL tubing. There was a Colnago Super Chorus on page 16 of this link that might interest you:

bulgier.net -...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-03-17, 05:32 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,928
Posted By Gary Fountain
I wish my wife would let me do that to our living...

I wish my wife would let me do that to our living room wall. Could there be anything more aesthetically pleasing than a wall full of Pista's? Great photo iab.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-03-17, 05:21 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,178
Posted By Gary Fountain
I'm all for patina too, but, in this case I think...

I'm all for patina too, but, in this case I think I would be disappointed to look down to see the damaged paint as I took it for a spin. I too think it's a 'razor's edge' decision but I think it's...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-03-17, 05:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 712
Posted By Gary Fountain
randyjawa, it looks like it's finally time to...

randyjawa, it looks like it's finally time to source those decals.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-03-17, 04:39 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,928
Posted By Gary Fountain
Thanks Drillium Dude, I have a real soft spot...

Thanks Drillium Dude, I have a real soft spot (brain) for old track bikes and spices. The 'bends', I'm proud to say. are Aussie made but ashamed to say that I don't know who the manufacturer actually...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-03-17, 06:20 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,928
Posted By Gary Fountain
Your favourite old track bike - looks just right...

Your favourite old track bike - looks just right especially when it's beneath you doing a few quick laps around the local velodrome.

http://i.imgur.com/YKraelz.jpg?1 (https://imgur.com/YKraelz)
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-03-17, 01:33 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,928
Posted By Gary Fountain
Hi RiddleOfSteel - yep - I'm drooling.

Hi RiddleOfSteel - yep - I'm drooling.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-01-17, 09:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 733
Posted By Gary Fountain
Yes, I have enjoyed looking at your Cinelli -...

Yes, I have enjoyed looking at your Cinelli - thanks.

On the badged stem - I once attached an OLMO steerer tube metal badge to an old Ambrosio alloy quill stem. It just needed a little extra...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-01-17, 09:30 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,519
Posted By Gary Fountain
Hi DMC707, a LOVELY red Colnago in a classic...

Hi DMC707, a LOVELY red Colnago in a classic Colnago scheme. +1 on the C-59 Mapei scheme too. Good luck.

I also agree with 'big chainring' and Cougrrcj - the translucent over the silver is simply...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-01-17, 03:25 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,519
Posted By Gary Fountain
Hahaha Anti-bling! ....or would that be 'build...

Hahaha Anti-bling! ....or would that be 'build bling'?

Colnago - a foot in both camps. Who would have thought?



(I must confess......your 'stripped back' '73 Colnago is one of my all time...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-01-17, 03:20 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,928
Posted By Gary Fountain
Lots of this stuff - just looks right: ...

Lots of this stuff - just looks right:


http://i.imgur.com/LNNPhcq.jpg?1 (https://imgur.com/LNNPhcq)
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-01-17, 01:57 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,928
Posted By Gary Fountain
The right bidon and toe straps - always look just...

The right bidon and toe straps - always look just right.

http://i.imgur.com/jbelx5o.jpg?1 (https://imgur.com/jbelx5o)
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-30-17, 07:28 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,519
Posted By Gary Fountain
Thanks gomango.. Hey hey hey - I suppose that...

Thanks gomango.. Hey hey hey - I suppose that means Colnago is the 'bilng-meister'
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-30-17, 06:25 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,519
Posted By Gary Fountain
Thinking back to the 80's and the bikes that...

Thinking back to the 80's and the bikes that attracted me were the Colnago's. I desperately wanted a flashy Colnago if only I could have afforded one. The other bikes of that era I lusted after...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-17-17, 04:30 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,734
Posted By Gary Fountain
Hi Prowler, your 1979 purchase of the Motobecane...

Hi Prowler, your 1979 purchase of the Motobecane must have been quite a day. Lovely bike and your connection to it is obvious and it still serves you well.

You most probably had bikes before that...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-09-17, 03:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 665
Posted By Gary Fountain
Great old Bianchi. Love it.

Great old Bianchi. Love it.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-06-17, 06:18 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,033
Posted By Gary Fountain
Great looking bike. It's truely a 'forever' bike....

Great looking bike. It's truely a 'forever' bike. Love the gruppo too. I think the geometry is pure criterium and I think Cinelli produced this geometry for a number of years on their Supercorsa...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-31-17, 01:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 547
Posted By Gary Fountain
The geometry doesn't sound 'Italian' to me. I...

The geometry doesn't sound 'Italian' to me. I would be expecting to see a shorter top tube than the seat tube if it were a common Italian built frame. But it could be a smaller Italian frame builder...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-25-17, 04:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,896
Posted By Gary Fountain
Very nice job. It's ready for another 35 years...

Very nice job. It's ready for another 35 years before you will need to think about another facelift.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-22-17, 07:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 678
Posted By Gary Fountain
In the mid 90's I came across a used sheet of...

In the mid 90's I came across a used sheet of Campagnolo frame decals in a local bikeshop. This Bikeshop has been around since the 1930's and had built bikes for their own brand and also built for...
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