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10-22-19, 10:59 AM
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Posted By martl

Thanks for the interest! It's an original...

Thanks for the interest! It's an original "Castorama" team "Maxisports by Cyrill Guimard" ridden by Thierry Marie in 1992 that i found as a frame and have been hunting parts for the last couple of...
10-13-19, 02:25 AM
Replies: 419
Views: 27,548
Posted By martl

One favourite has to go here, the infamous...

One favourite has to go here, the infamous "perfume flacon". Let me explain:
At one time, a cosmetics grocery chain by the name of "Lancome" comissioned a few 100 (?) TT bike lookalikes as store...
10-13-19, 02:05 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 17,008
Posted By martl

the small batch that made it to my new home...

the small batch that made it to my new home yet...

https://fotos.rennrad-news.de/f3/4/490/490377-xzajqx0sab5k-dsc_0045-large.jpg (https://fotos.rennrad-news.de/p/490377)
09-16-19, 03:40 AM
Replies: 419
Views: 27,548
Posted By martl

sure, the upper pic is from the Assos company...

sure, the upper pic is from the Assos company website, and the other i found at a "Textima"-related website. (There are a few but all of them in german i fear)
The history of Textima is fascinating:...
09-11-19, 08:32 AM
Replies: 419
Views: 27,548
Posted By martl

In 1978 the swiss national team debuted a TT...

In 1978 the swiss national team debuted a TT track bike by ASSOS which had the handlebar stubs at the fork crown. (they had a CFK prototype at the same time, don't know if they used the material for...
09-10-19, 03:54 AM
Replies: 419
Views: 27,548
Posted By martl

'92 team Castorama Maxisports by Cyril Guimard,...

'92 team Castorama Maxisports by Cyril Guimard, in this case ridden by Thierry Marie to a stage win at the Giros prologue. special to me, because its mine :)
And it really is fun to locate all the...
Replies: 27
Views: 1,527
Posted By martl

in my experience: about 1/4 to 1/2 of what they...

in my experience: about 1/4 to 1/2 of what they cost when bought without the bike :)
09-04-19, 02:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,101
Posted By martl

Well, here's another one with a peg, 2 of them in...

Well, here's another one with a peg, 2 of them in fact (the Riviera to the right). The owner was an Austrian, iirc.
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09-03-19, 02:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,101
Posted By martl

I am, but nothing more... little to contribute,...

I am, but nothing more... little to contribute, i'm afraid (though following with interest)
Decals look identical to mine, as does, at least at an optical check, the geometry (chainstay length,...
08-21-19, 02:31 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,578
Posted By martl

pretty simple actually. the front jaw is part of...

pretty simple actually. the front jaw is part of the base and thus fixed, the rear jaw is one piece and has the other part of the dovetail, so it can slide back and forth with some precision (still...
08-15-19, 11:32 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,477
Posted By martl

"I don't see why they should be harder to set...

"I don't see why they should be harder to set up.." -- "..hardest issue is getting the pads close to the rims"

that is true, also i don't see why mastering classic greek should be hard, when the...
08-02-19, 02:01 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,554
Posted By martl

There is no quality/safety lost by using a...

There is no quality/safety lost by using a (properly) patched tube. none. At all.
But there is an often overlooked benefit in patching (apart from the obvious ones). They keep track for you about...
06-19-19, 05:14 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,975
Posted By martl

https://fotos.rennrad-news.de/f3/4/480/480312-so1k...

https://fotos.rennrad-news.de/f3/4/480/480312-so1kkr0ijd34-velo_115-large.jpg (https://fotos.rennrad-news.de/p/480312)
https://fotos.rennrad-news.de/f3/4/480/480346-voeigdlrs4j1-velo2_112-large.jpg...
06-19-19, 05:13 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,975
Posted By martl

you may want to add the "Velocipedia" at Moulins,...

you may want to add the "Velocipedia" at Moulins, FR (border Burgundy/Auvergne), in May to that list. I attended more or less out of chance this year and found it delightful. It is organized by the...
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