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09-29-20, 12:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 783
Posted By Choke

Tacx has some versions that are grey. I use them...

Tacx has some versions that are grey. I use them (model T4020) as replacements on all of my RDs.
08-31-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,546
Posted By Choke

It's hard to believe that I'm the first person to...

It's hard to believe that I'm the first person to mention Delta brakes. I know that a lot of people like them but even more complain about them....and many of those have never even used them. If...
08-31-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,365
Posted By Choke

I'm of the mind that any bike is a gravel bike. ...

I'm of the mind that any bike is a gravel bike.

The tires on this measure at 26mm.....it's been to Eroica CA and Cino.

http://cycle.ciocctoo.com/cino8.jpg

But wider is nicer.....this '66...
07-31-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,841
Posted By Choke

When I first built up my Ciöcc in 1992 I used...

When I first built up my Ciöcc in 1992 I used Athena, though with index DT shifters. Over time I replaced the derailleurs with Record and put Ergos on it, but that wasn't because the Athena didn't...
07-24-20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,663
Posted By Choke

The Campy 10sp/pre-2016 11sp holders take the...

The Campy 10sp/pre-2016 11sp holders take the Race Pro. There are also pre-2000 Campy holders which take a different pad; SwissStop doesn't list them. AFAIK the 10sp/pre-2016 pads were the same for...
07-23-20, 06:45 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,663
Posted By Choke

Those will not fit the newer Campy calipers....

Those will not fit the newer Campy calipers. Well, they will fit but not properly; the bolt on the newer Campy holders is a larger diameter so those holders will be loose in the slot. The newer Campy...
07-18-20, 06:23 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,663
Posted By Choke

I'm sure that I'm in the minority but I do not...

I'm sure that I'm in the minority but I do not like dual-pivot brakes. They do have more power than single-pivots but I feel that the power comes at the expense of less modulation and given the...
07-18-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 985
Posted By Choke

Maybe the route was originally supposed to go...

Maybe the route was originally supposed to go past it but I never saw anyone do so. In fact when I got to the turn off there was a CHP Officer sitting there who stopped traffic so that a big group of...
07-09-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,305
Posted By Choke

I've used a Nuovo Record RD with a 13-28 and a...

I've used a Nuovo Record RD with a 13-28 and a 35/46.
I've also used a Zeus Superchronos, which is basically a Super Record clone, with a 13-30 and 35/48.

Both were tight, especially the Zeus...
07-09-20, 08:32 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,696
Posted By Choke

Hampsten Strada Bianca with Sachs Newvex lugs. ...

Hampsten Strada Bianca with Sachs Newvex lugs.
Campy Chorus 10, doppler DT levers, Campy MTB crank, Racer M brakes.
The only thing that I wish I had done differently is a threaded fork. But I've...
07-04-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,588
Posted By Choke

Ahh....I missed the part about the wrong cage....

Ahh....I missed the part about the wrong cage. Yes, that one is mounted correctly.

The best way to fix your derailleur hanger is with the proper tool.....a good shop should have one.

Even a...
07-03-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,588
Posted By Choke

A short cage Campy 10sp will work fine with a...

A short cage Campy 10sp will work fine with a 13-29....I'm running that setup and I know loads of others who do as well. The long cage is only needed for a triple or bigger cogs in the back, though I...
07-03-20, 07:55 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,588
Posted By Choke

Looking at your rear derailleur pics, it appears...

Looking at your rear derailleur pics, it appears that the inner cage may be mounted reversed...i.e. you have the top at the bottom and the bottom at the top. You said that you had it off and it's...
06-27-20, 09:40 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,743
Posted By Choke

Not that I would ever discourage someone from...

Not that I would ever discourage someone from buying another bike but I have ridden Cino twice on tires that measured around 26mm so it certainly is possible.

And if you haven't seen this.......
06-27-20, 09:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 814
Posted By Choke

It looks like a Millenium 3 to me. And yes it's...

It looks like a Millenium 3 to me. And yes it's over-priced IMO.


https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/800x580/merckxti_9f1f1d33fce201e2a8c2ab840d3852a986d9cab3.jpg
06-27-20, 12:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 644
Posted By Choke

I would say there's a good chance that it would...

I would say there's a good chance that it would be fine. The rear shifter will almost certainly move a lot further than it does now, maybe even 180°. I'm shifting a 10sp cassette with some vintage...
06-26-20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,339
Posted By Choke

It was built by Vanni Losa, I believe in 1986...

It was built by Vanni Losa, I believe in 1986 (the BB is stamped 26 9 86 though there is also a 5 in a circle so '85 is a possiblity) and I assume that it's SL tubing. I purchased it on ebay from a...
06-26-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,594
Posted By Choke

I know this is late, but since those pads say...

I know this is late, but since those pads say 'Zipp' on them I would have concerns that they are made for carbon rims. They may be for Al rims but it would be worth doing some research......or swap...
06-26-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,743
Posted By Choke

We all knew it was likely......it's still a...

We all knew it was likely......it's still a bummer though....:(

https://www.cinorider.com/
06-26-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,339
Posted By Choke

http://cycle.ciocctoo.com/losa1.jpg ...

http://cycle.ciocctoo.com/losa1.jpg

http://cycle.ciocctoo.com/sc1.JPG
06-11-20, 08:57 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,164
Posted By Choke

I get your frustration but you should blame...

I get your frustration but you should blame Shimano. Campy has been using the same size head on their derailleur cables for over 60 years, long before Shimano parts were stocked in the average bike...
06-11-20, 05:19 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,164
Posted By Choke

I forgot to add...his tag line was a play on a...

I forgot to add...his tag line was a play on a sign that some shops used to have in the window.

...
06-11-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,164
Posted By Choke

He didn't just work at Vecchio's, he was the...

He didn't just work at Vecchio's, he was the owner. A couple of years ago he sold it and retired, though he still builds wheels and does Ergo overhauls. He's active over on the Paceline.
06-09-20, 04:59 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,164
Posted By Choke

That shifter is Powershift and yes, it's a poor...

That shifter is Powershift and yes, it's a poor design internally. The powershift design was changed at some point because the early design had problems. You could rebuild it if you find the part.
...
06-04-20, 09:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,047
Posted By Choke

Here you go...

Here you go https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1054129-1986-losa.html

I don't really have any good shots of it since I added the Minoura.
06-04-20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,047
Posted By Choke

I think the Minoura mount works quite well. It...

I think the Minoura mount works quite well. It may not be elegant in appearance but with the bottle inserted you don't see it anyway. It also keeps the bottle lower than many others.
...
06-01-20, 09:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,136
Posted By Choke

Very nice. :thumb:

Very nice. :thumb:
06-01-20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,091
Posted By Choke

Sachs made MTB groups; New Success, Aris, Quarz...

Sachs made MTB groups; New Success, Aris, Quarz and maybe more. I had New Success (there were road and MTB versions) on a MTB and it worked quite well. I think at the end, when SRAM purchased Sachs,...
06-01-20, 09:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,091
Posted By Choke

Their MTB experiment hurt the company a lot, yet...

Their MTB experiment hurt the company a lot, yet that crank was very innovative. The middle and inner rings are spline mounted, like a cassette, which was copied much later by other companies.
05-31-20, 09:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 243
Posted By Choke

You're welcome. Yes I would. I usually buy the...

You're welcome. Yes I would. I usually buy the ones with stainless bearings though I'm not sure how big of a difference that makes.
05-31-20, 08:50 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,836
Posted By Choke

I don't have a close-up shot but the edge is...

I don't have a close-up shot but the edge is visible in the lower blue band on the seat tube.

http://cycle.ciocctoo.com/frej2.jpg
05-31-20, 08:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 243
Posted By Choke

I use Tacx pulleys on all derailleurs. And yes,...

I use Tacx pulleys on all derailleurs. And yes, I have used them on Campy 8sp.
05-28-20, 04:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 296
Posted By Choke

I have a bike with a 10sp drivetrain and a Campy...

I have a bike with a 10sp drivetrain and a Campy MTB triple (setup as a double)....never had a problem with the chain.
05-25-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 446
Posted By Choke

Well....there are MTB versions of the MA-40 (and...

Well....there are MTB versions of the MA-40 (and MA-2, which is the silver non-anodized model) but they didn't come from the Mavic factory that way. Keith Bontrager took apart 36 hole MAs, cut them...
05-24-20, 08:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 711
Posted By Choke

No, it doesn't have the crimped tube. In fact,...

No, it doesn't have the crimped tube. In fact, both will fit a 32mm tire. I remember the thread with your Cassani, it's a cool bike. Here's a pic of the one you asked about, Schneider is a bike shop...
05-24-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 835
Posted By Choke

http://misc.ciocctoo.com/memorialday.jpg ...

http://misc.ciocctoo.com/memorialday.jpg

Edited to add: Deaths don't just happen in wartime. In 1988 I left 1/5 for another assignment. In 1989 a helo carrying members of C 1/5 crashed in South...
05-24-20, 04:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 711
Posted By Choke

http://cycle.ciocctoo.com/losa4.jpg ...

http://cycle.ciocctoo.com/losa4.jpg

http://cycle.ciocctoo.com/losag7.jpg

http://eddy.ciocctoo.com/ce2.JPG
05-23-20, 07:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 360
Posted By Choke

That's a one key release and all you need is an...

That's a one key release and all you need is an allen wrench. Loosen it in the normal direction and the crank will come off the spindle.

Edited to add: The part with the small holes is threaded...
05-23-20, 07:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 200
Posted By Choke

http://cycle.ciocctoo.com/marcosaddle.jpg ...

http://cycle.ciocctoo.com/marcosaddle.jpg

Does this count?

http://cycle.ciocctoo.com/toc4.jpg
05-21-20, 09:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,118
Posted By Choke

It's really not a lot different where I am, since...

It's really not a lot different where I am, since it's mostly agriculture a good percentage of the people are still working. I'm sure it's crazy where you are.
05-21-20, 09:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 527
Posted By Choke

1966 Frejus with TA 30/46, Atom 77 Compact 14-28,...

1966 Frejus with TA 30/46, Atom 77 Compact 14-28, Campy Rally RD and 35 Paselas on TB14s.

http://cycle.ciocctoo.com/frej0409b.jpg
05-20-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,118
Posted By Choke

Welcome to the forum. Nice bike, I've always...

Welcome to the forum. Nice bike, I've always liked Daccordis. You could try sanding the pads but it may not make a huge difference, the rubber is old and has hardened. You're better off replacing...
05-19-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 733
Posted By Choke

Cool story...Paul is such nice guy. At the...

Cool story...Paul is such nice guy.

At the inaugural Eroica CA, while lined up at the start I noticed that Bruce Gordon was behind me. I made a comment to him (I had previously met him at NAHBS)...
05-14-20, 09:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,617
Posted By Choke

I think it's been a very long time since Cinelli...

I think it's been a very long time since Cinelli actually produced the Supercorsa. It was a well known 'secret' that from sometime in the mid 90s until around 2008 they were made by Losa. I don't...
05-14-20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 385
Posted By Choke

I have the Minoura BH-60 on a bike with Deltas,...

I have the Minoura BH-60 on a bike with Deltas, which have a similar cable routing. It's no problem at all. I also have a double version of the Minoura on a bike with centerpulls and again, no...
05-08-20, 08:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 386
Posted By Choke

Bingo.

Bingo.
05-08-20, 08:16 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,742
Posted By Choke

Peak kangaroo....which don't appear to be...

Peak kangaroo....which don't appear to be available any longer.

Peak Vintage Velo Gloves - Peak Cycle Wear (http://www.peakcyclewear.com/peak-vintage-velo-gloves/)
05-08-20, 08:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,189
Posted By Choke

I would say that they made a good product at one...

I would say that they made a good product at one time, but now....eh, I'm not so sure. Their old hubs and rims were great but it's been a long time since I've even looked at buying a new Mavic...
05-01-20, 06:35 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 33,736
Posted By Choke

1970s Losa ...

1970s Losa

http://cycle.ciocctoo.com/losag3.jpg
04-29-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 522
Posted By Choke

I would think that even the older chainrings...

I would think that even the older chainrings would have no problem with newer, narrower chains. All chains from 5sp to 11sp are the same width on the inside (3/32", 2.38mm) and only the outside...
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