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03-28-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 915
Posted By Doug Fattic

I'm always showing off details of work my...

I'm always showing off details of work my students have done in my frame building classes. Here is a picture of a frame I'm making for my nephew. The lugs started out as blanks before being carved...
03-28-20, 08:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 915
Posted By avecReynolds531

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03-28-20, 01:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 915
Posted By merziac

This rack stay always does it for me, then most...

This rack stay always does it for me, then most every lug Jim put a torch to. ;)

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03-27-20, 09:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 915
Posted By obrentharris

I think Mark must have come to the same...

I think Mark must have come to the same conclusion. Here's one that he built in 2018: The corner of the lug has been cut back farther to make a more acute angle and allow more of a curve which...
03-27-20, 09:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 915
Posted By jeirvine

Chapman Cycles is a good follow on Instagram....

Chapman Cycles is a good follow on Instagram. Link.

...
03-27-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 915
Posted By steelbikeguy

does it count if I took the photos?? At the...

does it count if I took the photos??

At the 2015 NAHBS, Mark DiNucci had an unpainted frame on display. It clearly showed some of the really cool details that paint would tend to obscure or...
02-22-20, 04:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,015
Posted By tgenec86

Bianchigirll is my hero

A thread was started a little while back about showing off our posters & cycling advertisements in our homes and workshops, and Bianchigirll posted her Clement poster, which in my unhumble opinion...
02-22-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,289
Posted By sjn1892

Iíve just uploaded a short video of a Tommasini...

Iíve just uploaded a short video of a Tommasini seatpost Iíve made for a customer, not my best video editing but Iíll get better the more I do....hereís the link anyway
Tommasini Pantographed...
02-20-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,916
Posted By non-fixie

Oh yes. I'm looking forward to that one. :)

Oh yes. I'm looking forward to that one. :)
02-18-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,916
Posted By dweenk

I have only done two complete repaints, both were...

I have only done two complete repaints, both were rattle can jobs. I did prep the frames well. One was completely stripped, primed and painted; the other was wet sanded down to the good base primer...
02-18-20, 07:21 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,916
Posted By Wileyone

These Three, ...

These Three,

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02-18-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,916
Posted By jdawginsc

The frame is pre-stripped (the Massi frame from...

The frame is pre-stripped (the Massi frame from the thread a week or so ago, is on her way here from Europe as we speak), and then possibly coated with a partial primer, which will be sanded and...
02-17-20, 10:33 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,734
Posted By Slightspeed

I got this new '64 Legnano Roma, 56cm, as a...

I got this new '64 Legnano Roma, 56cm, as a sixteen year old junior racer. I'm 70 now, and the bike still fits like it was made for me. I put a slightly taller Nitto stem on it a few years ago, but...
02-05-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,087
Posted By francophile

Honestly, the proper way to solve this isn't with...

Honestly, the proper way to solve this isn't with monitoring, it's by using automated DDNS (dynamic DNS) through your home router/gateway/WAP/firewall, which would fix this problem automatically and...
02-01-20, 04:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,343
Posted By gomango

Gorgeous collection. Not so many "c&v" reels...

Gorgeous collection.

Not so many "c&v" reels here at our house. Most are newer Hardy reels, with an Abel, Orvis and Lamson tossed in for good measure.

I just picked up a Lamson Cobalt large...
01-31-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,087
Posted By Roypercy

Thanks, Mark! And thanks for keeping this...

Thanks, Mark! And thanks for keeping this invaluable service alive.

Roy
01-25-20, 06:28 PM
Replies: 683
Views: 124,841
Posted By norskagent

'75 super ...

'75 super
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01-22-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 6,399
Posted By ScottRyder

This is a great thread!! I've had many older...

This is a great thread!! I've had many older cameras pass thru my hands over the years. I'll start with this Canon FT QL. Came with camera case, camera bag, flash and two Canon lenses. Bought it at a...
01-21-20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 6,399
Posted By gearbasher

Not too C&V, but... ...

Not too C&V, but...

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01-20-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,390
Posted By stardognine

Thatís not a saddle, THIS is a saddle. Oh no,...

Thatís not a saddle, THIS is a saddle. Oh no, wait, maybe itís just a mailbox? 😁😉...
12-27-19, 03:14 PM
Replies: 683
Views: 124,841
Posted By aceves

Recently built Vicini... Campagnolo & Zeus...

Recently built Vicini... Campagnolo & Zeus components.

aceves

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12-27-19, 12:57 PM
Replies: 683
Views: 124,841
Posted By KonAaron Snake

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12-27-19, 11:45 AM
Replies: 683
Views: 124,841
Posted By Whit51

Daccordi Griffe, SLX, recently built up from a...

Daccordi Griffe, SLX, recently built up from a bare frameset. Rides great, nice handling. Lots of pantographing. ...
12-05-19, 09:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,714
Posted By jadocs

Gary, Iím super excited, and reading your...

Gary,

Iím super excited, and reading your reply is going to make the wait so much harder :) This has been my dream bike for such a long time. Thank you!
11-26-19, 10:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 803
Posted By P!N20

Firstly, we're talking about the red frame,...

Firstly, we're talking about the red frame, right?



I'm not even convinced that's a genuine Rossin. Like DD said, Rossin would typically have at least an 'R' engraved somewhere. If it is a...
11-26-19, 10:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 803
Posted By Drillium Dude

The bike in your link is a repaint, too, so I'd...

The bike in your link is a repaint, too, so I'd take the suggestion it's a Rossin Record Professional with a huge grain of salt.

Rossin, Colnago...these builders incorporated lots of...
11-03-19, 10:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,386
Posted By Drillium Dude

+1 This is basically the bike-builder's...

+1

This is basically the bike-builder's version of "ride your own ride". Spot on :)

DD
10-29-19, 06:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 868
Posted By 2WheelNut

Thanks for your insights Old Fireleg! The BB...

Thanks for your insights Old Fireleg! The BB cutout confused me as I'd seen lots of photos but none looked exactly like mine. I'll get that serial number and post it. Yeah, someday I may repaint it...
10-29-19, 06:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 868
Posted By 2WheelNut

Thanks Gary. I might just keep it as is, for now....

Thanks Gary. I might just keep it as is, for now. Over time I may make it more correct. Really, I still get pretty excited looking at my new addition even with all it's mismatched components! What's...
10-22-19, 10:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,932
Posted By nomadmax

Cinelli does make the 1A stem and Model 64 bars...

Cinelli does make the 1A stem and Model 64 bars again.
09-02-19, 05:58 PM
Replies: 683
Views: 124,841
Posted By satbuilder

1972 Cinelli Speciale Corsa ...

1972 Cinelli Speciale Corsa

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09-02-19, 05:38 PM
Replies: 683
Views: 124,841
Posted By satbuilder

I picked this up a couple years ago. Original...

I picked this up a couple years ago. Original paint, but all the decals had been stripped off and numerous chips and scrapes in the paint. I had always admired this bike Gimondi rode, and though the...
09-02-19, 09:47 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 14,927
Posted By rjhammett

Michel Zanoli's '92 Motorola Team bike. ...

Michel Zanoli's '92 Motorola Team bike.

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09-02-19, 09:08 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 14,927
Posted By Bianchigirll

I only have bikes from Team BianchiGirll ...

I only have bikes from Team BianchiGirll

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On top, '99 MegaProXL Titanium, '90...
09-01-19, 04:48 PM
Replies: 683
Views: 124,841
Posted By Brian880

72 Italvega Super Special

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09-01-19, 06:50 AM
Replies: 683
Views: 124,841
Posted By Cyclist753

That gold Guerciotti is crazy! I like it! Is the...

That gold Guerciotti is crazy! I like it! Is the down tube 'aero' tubing?
08-24-19, 06:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,956
Posted By Moe Zhoost

My 1983 Super. Bought new when I lived in Italy....

My 1983 Super. Bought new when I lived in Italy. I really need to ride it more.
...
08-18-19, 09:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 651
Posted By TenGrainBread

Very cool. One of those nail-biting moments where...

Very cool. One of those nail-biting moments where you question if it's worth it while doing it.
08-17-19, 07:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,956
Posted By Sir_Name

:thumb: greg3rd48 greg3rd48 (...seems...

:thumb: greg3rd48 greg3rd48
(...seems @mentions are hit or miss again)

Boule d'Or team bike ridden by Danny Van Baelen in '83

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08-14-19, 04:35 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,266
Posted By Danny S

Didn't find Deltas any tougher to set up than...

Didn't find Deltas any tougher to set up than other centerpulls ('long as you have a 3rd hand). Wasn't happy to shell out for the Delta specific 3.5mm allen wrench, but I was fortunate enough to pick...
08-12-19, 12:05 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,266
Posted By KonAaron Snake

Setting them up, and the toe in, are a...

Setting them up, and the toe in, are a pain...some models, and I forget which years are which, use a wonky sized allen in an unusual size. They're great brakes as far as function when properly set...
08-11-19, 03:15 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,266
Posted By robbyville

Yep, pretty much true! I remember working in...

Yep, pretty much true!

I remember working in a shop with a few delta equipped bikes. Back then although they were finished nicely, we used to curse how long it took to properly adjust. In fact,...
08-10-19, 09:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 483
Posted By Jeff Wills

Possibly early work of ICS: Ital Cicli Systems of...

Possibly early work of ICS: Ital Cicli Systems of Zurich. There was a couple bits of ICS at Euro-Asia Imports when I worked there.
...
06-22-19, 06:55 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 77,390
Posted By Igotdibs

Good eye Gary Fountain, it is indeed a Cinelli XA...

Good eye Gary Fountain, it is indeed a Cinelli XA stem and an old Concor saddle. The rest of the build is mostly Dura Ace 7900. I'm extremely happy with the way it turned out. I love the mix of...
04-20-19, 10:52 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 87,211
Posted By edouble8

Here's my '81 Bianchi Campione Del Mondo 12V: ...

Here's my '81 Bianchi Campione Del Mondo 12V:
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02-28-19, 10:22 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 77,390
Posted By Brad L

Here's my 1969 Super. ...

Here's my 1969 Super.
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