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09-22-19, 11:29 AM
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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: 92
Views: 5,410
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: 433,409
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: 8,210
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: 16,713
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: 162
Views: 7,120
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: 1,472
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: 1,472
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: 1,472
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: 2,427
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: 1,644
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: 1,472
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: 1,472
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: 1,644
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: 1,472
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: 5,597
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
Replies: 44
Views: 1,472
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: 1,472
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: 1,472
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: 1,472
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: 1,472
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: 1,472
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: 1,472
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: 1,472
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: 1,472
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: 1,472
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: 1,328
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: 1,472
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: 1,472
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: 1,472
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: 838
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...
08-12-19, 07:36 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,472
Posted By cboy1980

Colnago Frame indication / model?

Hi guys,



First of all, I ended up on this forum after long searching the net about my bike... mostly I ended up on a thread of this forum so… here I am.

Actually to be honest, I am not a...
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