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09-27-22, 01:12 PM
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Posted By fender1

I think an American build would be "most"...

I think an American build would be "most" appropriate but that said, it was 70's! Free love, no bra's etc. so go with what feels good!

Weyless main...
09-24-22, 11:54 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,614
Posted By Classtime

I never read about broken Campagnolo tension...

I never read about broken Campagnolo tension springs.
09-23-22, 10:59 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,614
Posted By Drillium Dude

No, the derailleurs were Cyclones and the...

No, the derailleurs were Cyclones and the brakeset was Superbe 4700.

And, just to pile on with the fun, I suggest an alternate title to this thread: "Tell Me You Can't Afford Campy Without Telling...
09-22-22, 11:34 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,614
Posted By Drillium Dude

When I read some of this stuff, I have to wonder...

When I read some of this stuff, I have to wonder if a lot of Campy detractors have ever shifted a properly-adjusted NR or SR derailleur across a straight block - or even one with a one/two tooth jump...
09-22-22, 06:53 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,454
Posted By big chainring

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09-21-22, 10:45 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 22,471
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Stronglight 49d with a Red Clover Tripleizer

Just finished setting this up with a 52/42/32 progression as a building block for a Randonneuring bike I am assembling. Using a long cage Shimano Crane RD which can run a 14-32 freewheel in the back...
09-21-22, 06:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 755
Posted By Andy Antipas

box lining method

I have carried out box lining on freshly powder coated frames. I use 1000 grit wet/dry paper and very gently remove some of the shine so the paint will be able to adhere to the finish. Then I use 3M...
09-21-22, 05:58 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 22,471
Posted By bulgie

More splined weirdness, a Gnutti: ...

More splined weirdness, a Gnutti:
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These first appeared in the early...
09-21-22, 12:50 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 22,471
Posted By bulgie

Sierra made a quad-ring TA crank but said ...

Sierra made a quad-ring TA crank but said


Well don't be so quick to give up. It's been done successfully. We made a couple tandems with quad-ring setups when I worked at Santana in the '70s;...
09-21-22, 12:39 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 22,471
Posted By bulgie

More eccentric British cranks. Williams AB-77...

More eccentric British cranks. Williams AB-77 debuted in '62, or maybe a bit later for actual availability....
09-21-22, 12:24 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 22,471
Posted By bulgie

Here's an oddity, a Wedgelock, from England circa...

Here's an oddity, a Wedgelock, from England circa '66. The cranks are oval tubes, brazed to fittings at the pedal and BB ends. Steel but decently light due to being hollow....
09-21-22, 12:15 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 22,471
Posted By bulgie

Nervar Star triplized: ...

Nervar Star triplized:
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Stronglight 28t granny.

Campy Sport...
09-20-22, 11:46 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 22,471
Posted By bulgie

Here's my take on triplizing a 93: ...

Here's my take on triplizing a 93:
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It uses 100% Stronglight parts that...
09-20-22, 06:20 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 22,471
Posted By r0ckh0und

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09-20-22, 12:45 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,614
Posted By smd4

I think you mean Suntour had a patent for a...

I think you mean Suntour had a patent for a design that they had no understanding could be used for index shifting, lost the patent, were two years behind with good indexing and never were...
09-20-22, 12:37 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,614
Posted By 79pmooney

1977, I raced a '76 Fuji Pro equipped with...

1977, I raced a '76 Fuji Pro equipped with SunTour, Sugino and Gran Compe. There was one club/team in the area sponsored by Fuji. They raced the brand new Superbe equipped Pros. Almost the entire...
09-20-22, 10:08 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 22,471
Posted By tjfastback66

T A Specialties w/ Lyotard pedals eBay find...

T A Specialties w/ Lyotard pedals eBay find ~$64.00

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09-20-22, 08:12 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 22,471
Posted By obuckler

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Not my bike but my photo of a friend’s bike. Just...
09-20-22, 07:18 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 22,471
Posted By Sierra

One that I threw together just for a hoot. ...

One that I threw together just for a hoot.
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09-20-22, 06:21 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 22,471
Posted By SJX426

This one is slotted for the 760 ...

This one is slotted for the 760
https://live.staticflickr.com/5555/14042638538_9e03b694d1_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/noUccy)Suntour Superbe Pro_13 (https://flic.kr/p/noUccy) on Flickr

Don''t know...
09-20-22, 04:05 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 22,471
Posted By ehcoplex

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09-19-22, 09:54 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 22,471
Posted By Drillium Dude

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09-19-22, 08:19 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 22,471
Posted By Roger M

Here's a few of mine and Thomas's ...

Here's a few of mine and Thomas's
...
09-19-22, 07:43 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 22,471
Posted By SurferRosa

. https://i.imgur.com/KEo5KUt.jpg Campagnolo...

.
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Campagnolo Chorus
09-19-22, 10:38 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,614
Posted By tkamd73

Was gonna also heap on the old Campy derailleurs,...

Was gonna also heap on the old Campy derailleurs, but after swapping out the Regina freewheel and chain for newer Shimano one, and modern chain, the old Campy NR shifts quite nicely. Dare I say as...
09-19-22, 12:23 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,454
Posted By merziac

My interest does and will continue to be...

My interest does and will continue to be unwavering, regardless of all else. ;)

Cold, dead hands and all that.

I have enough crap, stuff, gems, jewels, oddities and beauties to keep me busy for...
09-18-22, 05:20 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,454
Posted By zastolj

Well said, 100% agree with all of this! What...

Well said, 100% agree with all of this! What especially gets me is the proprietary parts and incompatibility issues that have multiplied over the past decade. The claimed advances in technology have...
09-18-22, 03:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 829
Posted By fabiofarelli

A few months ago this came on my path. ...

A few months ago this came on my path.

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Early days French aluminium.
...
09-17-22, 07:25 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,454
Posted By AdventureManCO

I hope so. Cars have looked like eggs now for a...

I hope so. Cars have looked like eggs now for a long time. The International Style, in modern architecture, has uglified buildings for far too many decades.
09-17-22, 07:08 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,454
Posted By Classtime

On my 20 mile rt commute I see increasing numbers...

On my 20 mile rt commute I see increasing numbers of down tube shifters but also a greater increase in *-bikes. As the carbon guys age, many will discover the joy of quality steel, mashing a 42-24 up...
09-17-22, 05:04 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,454
Posted By Classtime

Exactly! If it has 126 spacing, it needs 6 cogs...

Exactly! If it has 126 spacing, it needs 6 cogs and braze on shifters.
09-17-22, 03:42 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,454
Posted By cheffyjay

I think much of vintage world is driven by what...

I think much of vintage world is driven by what people yearned for in their youth, when they didn't have the means to buy their dream car/bike/motorcycle/ etc. Radwood and 90s retro have bigger...
09-17-22, 03:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 829
Posted By Drillium Dude

I managed to pass this rattlesnake on the roadway...

I managed to pass this rattlesnake on the roadway without getting bitten during my latest night ride:
...
09-17-22, 03:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 829
Posted By semroc

Beautiful Ideale saddle. Nice score. I'm cheerful...

Beautiful Ideale saddle. Nice score. I'm cheerful I get to pound some k's on this. Family heirloom bike. Dad raced on it bitd....
09-17-22, 02:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 829
Posted By non-fixie

Reasons to be cheerful

Every once in a while something happens that makes me exceptionally happy, and I recall that old favorite tune from my youth:

Reasons to be cheerful

Today, it was the acquisition of an Idéale...
09-17-22, 12:15 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,209
Posted By Drillium Dude

You're not kidding, that version looks awesome. I...

You're not kidding, that version looks awesome. I note those are some pretty beefy flanges, so the cracking issues of vintage HFs are likely negated with the additional material.

Bet they cost a...
09-17-22, 12:07 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,209
Posted By The Golden Boy

I totally agree with you- It seems there's...

I totally agree with you- It seems there's always some sort of inconsequential reason people need to have to justify or attempt to justify what they like or want or what they don't like or don't...
09-17-22, 11:55 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,454
Posted By Drillium Dude

If one were to take a survey of ages here, I'd...

If one were to take a survey of ages here, I'd wager over 70% are old coots (like me). As we die off, there are less and less of us interested in vintage bikes; I suspect it's always been this way....
09-17-22, 11:53 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,209
Posted By The Golden Boy

I "liked" your post, not because I liked that...

I "liked" your post, not because I liked that your stuff cracked- but more like if there were a :eek: like reaction.
09-15-22, 05:31 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,209
Posted By steelbikeguy

but he has been known to tour with high flange...

but he has been known to tour with high flange too....
...
09-15-22, 04:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,209
Posted By merziac

Jim was all about low flange for touring I think....

Jim was all about low flange for touring I think. ;)


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09-15-22, 01:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 858
Posted By Drillium Dude

I have never seen so much awesome on one bike!...

I have never seen so much awesome on one bike! Sure, it could use some streamers, hub shiners, and a second water bottle holder, but maybe the original owner didn't want to go overboard on this build...
09-15-22, 01:16 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,209
Posted By steelbikeguy

With some high flange hubs, they might just be...

With some high flange hubs, they might just be bike show bling, but it's hard to not love it!
Some Curtis Odom hubs on a Cherubim frame, at the 2015 NAHBS.
...
09-15-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 858
Posted By steelbikeguy

Captain Dashboard strikes again! ...

Captain Dashboard strikes again!


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Steve in Peoria
09-14-22, 06:41 PM
Replies: 638
Views: 203,750
Posted By ehcoplex

Good to see this thread reactivated! I set up my...

Good to see this thread reactivated! I set up my PX-10 650b conversion as a sorta-rando/all-road bike- alas, I haven't done any serious distances on it because....life... but lots of 20-30-40mile...
09-14-22, 06:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,209
Posted By Drillium Dude

They are nice - here's mine on the Mexico, during...

They are nice - here's mine on the Mexico, during the last ride it was fully functional:
...
09-14-22, 05:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,209
Posted By P!N20

Why not both? ...

Why not both?

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09-13-22, 08:02 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,988
Posted By bulgie

Add Simplex to that list. I've used a few myself...

Add Simplex to that list. I've used a few myself and sold a bunch to customers, never heard of one breaking.
09-11-22, 10:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,727
Posted By Guerc

Campagnolo Nuovo

Seems to be full Campagnolo Nuovo Record, with a Patent 72 date on the rear derailleur.
The only non-original parts are an ‘80s 6spd Ultra wheelset, with Japanese hubs.
The steel parts have lots of...
09-09-22, 06:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By 1simplexnut

FWIW the round bosses are a JAPANESE SHIMANO...

FWIW the round bosses are a JAPANESE SHIMANO product . :rolleyes:
Not just Peugeot got suckered into using them .
I have a Koga Miyata with those bosses for example.
There have been...
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