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I just sold one of these bikes. It's a tribute to...

I just sold one of these bikes. It's a tribute to Saronni made by Colnago. The one I sold was made of Aelle equipped with Campagnolo. The model should be the Saronni Criterium.

400 dollars is not...
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I sold my Tour de France for about 400 and it was...

I sold my Tour de France for about 400 and it was clean.
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Nice Bike. I know that these are somewhat of a...

Nice Bike. I know that these are somewhat of a niche market and in a larger size. I remember looking for a Lenton years back and picked these up for the nostalgia. They are large for me but I know...
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Pictures posted

Pictures posted
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I'm thinking about 300 range +/-.

I'm thinking about 300 range +/-.
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Ball Park Value of Lenton

I was looking for a ball park figure for a Releigh Lenton. I have 2 of these and will post them in my local CL or Ebay. I believe mine is a 1957 with Cyclo-Benelux M7 and Brooks Swallow. So this...
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offer 30.00. I live in Los Angeles County and any...

offer 30.00. I live in Los Angeles County and any "bike drive" will be about 30-60 minutes. So, maybe.
11-27-17, 10:41 PM
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Sometimes I use simple green mixed 50% with H20....

Sometimes I use simple green mixed 50% with H20. Then a light mist hose. Wash then with Maguires Gold Car Wash Soap. Hard spots I use Cleaner Wax.
11-27-17, 10:36 PM
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Bike stand - I bought mine on Amazon for 45.00....

Bike stand - I bought mine on Amazon for 45.00. It looks like a copy of the Park stand. I was going to send it back but it actually does a great job on just holding the bike and not damaging the...
11-19-17, 12:34 PM
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I was attempting to remove the fixed cup but it...

I was attempting to remove the fixed cup but it was difficult. I'm glad you chimed in and stated not to remove it.

I'll head to the local bike shop and purchase grade 25 bearings 1/4 inch and...
11-19-17, 12:15 PM
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Posted By italianbiker

Nice job.

Nice job.
11-19-17, 10:51 AM
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I picked up the TUFO's on Amazon but I received...

I picked up the TUFO's on Amazon but I received an update that they will not ship out for sometime. I'm going to cancel and order something else.

Where do you get your tires from?
11-18-17, 10:20 PM
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Posted By italianbiker

The rims are 0173. So, I imagine the frame was...

The rims are 0173. So, I imagine the frame was probably finished in the year 1972. I believe you are correct that the plain lugs were 1972
11-18-17, 04:12 PM
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Thank you. Good to know. I have a small parts...

Thank you. Good to know. I have a small parts list so I can add the bearing to the order.
11-18-17, 03:56 PM
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Mavic Monthlery 0173

Mavic Monthlery

0173
11-18-17, 02:44 PM
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Posted By italianbiker

Yes, the small tooth ring was a 38.

Yes, the small tooth ring was a 38.
11-18-17, 09:23 AM
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No kidding on the price. I'm going to try and...

No kidding on the price. I'm going to try and stick with the Simplex brand. I'll take a picture of the derailleur and see if anyone knows the model. I have to say the front derailleur looks pretty...
11-18-17, 09:20 AM
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Yes, thats a good Idea. I'll take it today. I...

Yes, thats a good Idea. I'll take it today. I can't believe I lost a few, I was being so careful when I was removing the fork.
11-18-17, 12:47 AM
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Posted By italianbiker

So, I finally have the bike torn down. Everything...

So, I finally have the bike torn down. Everything came apart really easy. The red sticker on the Stronglight crank was still in place and very red. By the looks of the bike it looks as if it was...
11-16-17, 10:37 PM
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I was able to bring the calipers together and...

I was able to bring the calipers together and expose the bolt. I'll post pictures of the frame once it torn down, and re-lubed.

I ordered the TUFU tubulars, although they look ugly. I'm sure...
11-15-17, 09:23 PM
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Posted By italianbiker

Your right something does look odd. Which part is...

Your right something does look odd. Which part is the "tab" and I will check it out.
11-14-17, 10:55 PM
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Posted By italianbiker

I've never messed with the plastic wing nuts so...

I've never messed with the plastic wing nuts so the heads up was great advice. Hopefully, I can get into the garage for a few hours and work. Anxious to get this bike on the road.
11-14-17, 08:38 AM
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I didn't know that the triple was a rare item-...

I didn't know that the triple was a rare item- true I don't recall ever seeing one. I acquired this setup thinking of the L'Eroica bike ride in the future. I'm tearing the rest of the bike down...
11-13-17, 10:59 PM
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Here are my 3. I always forget the year of this...

Here are my 3.
I always forget the year of this one, I think 1965
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4415/36491265072_ebb96ca55f_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/XABgLC)DSC_0836 (https://flic.kr/p/XABgLC) by...
11-13-17, 10:39 PM
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Posted By italianbiker

Yes, you guys called it. I think that tape is...

Yes, you guys called it. I think that tape is shot and the tire would roll with enough speed and a small turn.
11-13-17, 10:36 PM
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Posted By italianbiker

Yes! you are absolutely correct. Plus I just...

Yes! you are absolutely correct. Plus I just crashed in September dislocating my non-dominant shoulder. I don't need another accident.
11-13-17, 10:33 PM
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Posted By italianbiker

I'll keep this original with tubulars. I've never...

I'll keep this original with tubulars. I've never changed out a set but would be nice to have an all original bike.
11-13-17, 10:30 PM
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Posted By italianbiker

Ok I see it now. So much dust a filth on the...

Ok I see it now. So much dust a filth on the bike. I'll get the date codes in the morning.
11-12-17, 09:50 PM
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Posted By italianbiker

I'll check for rim date codes, BTW where do I...

I'll check for rim date codes, BTW where do I find the codes
11-12-17, 08:31 PM
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Posted By italianbiker

Great Advice! I've had PX10 for years and did not...

Great Advice! I've had PX10 for years and did not know that.

PM sent
11-12-17, 08:28 PM
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Posted By italianbiker

Looks clean. I wasn't able to get on the road...

Looks clean. I wasn't able to get on the road today but hopefully next week.
11-12-17, 02:29 PM
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Posted By italianbiker

Regarding the brake cable housing, it does need...

Regarding the brake cable housing, it does need to be replaced. Does any standard brake cable fit? Or is it MAFAC specific.

Here is the bike after a wash.
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11-12-17, 02:26 PM
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Posted By italianbiker

Yes, your right. I will probably have to order...

Yes, your right. I will probably have to order the MAFAC tool kit to tighten the center bolt, or at any rate my wrenches might be poor quality, probably thick. Maybe another branded 12mm will fit.
11-12-17, 02:20 PM
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Posted By italianbiker

Tires are ok, I think for a few about 20 more...

Tires are ok, I think for a few about 20 more miles but will order probably a set of Grand Prix's
11-12-17, 02:19 PM
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Posted By italianbiker

Thanks for posting the wheel guides! I'll make...

Thanks for posting the wheel guides!
I'll make the correction. What were wheel guides used for anyway?

Here is the front bridge bolt. It's hard to get a wrench between the brake arms....
11-12-17, 12:00 PM
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Posted By italianbiker

My new Peugeot PX10-

I think the bike is a 1972, hope to take it out for a quick ride today.

Regarding MAFAC 2000 brakes: how do I adjust the front or rear bridge bolts to tighten the brakes? (Part 49E), I can see if...
10-28-17, 04:28 PM
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Posted By italianbiker

I just take it with me and never lock it up

I just take it with me and never lock it up
10-23-17, 09:54 PM
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Posted By italianbiker

I like the blue, its like my 65 PX10 a very nice...

I like the blue, its like my 65 PX10 a very nice candy blue, almost identical color
09-10-17, 07:36 AM
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Posted By italianbiker

Use Simple Green, warm soappy water, and grab a...

Use Simple Green, warm soappy water, and grab a magic eraser - just be careful over the decals.
09-08-17, 09:08 PM
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Posted By italianbiker

Rip

Rip
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Posted By italianbiker

buy buy buy, I'll buy the brake hoods for 40!

buy buy buy, I'll buy the brake hoods for 40!
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Posted By italianbiker

Wow that Olmo makes this Capo look like a 100.00...

Wow that Olmo makes this Capo look like a 100.00 bike. Finding any 60's higher end road bike can be daunting. That Olmo was worth the drive, congratulations.

Thanks again for all contributors...
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Posted By italianbiker

The ad should read something like this: Colnago...

The ad should read something like this: Colnago with very low miles, $1,500.00. The bike was hanging at my _________.
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I saw then frame and I have never came across...

I saw then frame and I have never came across another Capo, so this one sparked some interest. Rims will need to be replaced.
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Posted By italianbiker

Very good to know, he is negotiable. But good to...

Very good to know, he is negotiable. But good to know.
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Posted By italianbiker

Excellent point, one forgets about the status of...

Excellent point, one forgets about the status of the economy at the time.
FYI, seller is asking 400.00 for the bike.
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Posted By italianbiker

When I intiially saw the bike it was through my...

When I intiially saw the bike it was through my Iphone. Looking at the picutres on the lap top, the bike actually looks in very nice condition. The crank is a Stronglight cottered. As far as Falcon,...
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Sieger!, that's the correct name, thank you. I...

Sieger!, that's the correct name, thank you. I thought it looked off when I typed it. I'll have a few more pictures hopefully at end of day. On the race an L follows the Y.
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Posted By italianbiker

Pictures finally updated, looks like the headset...

Pictures finally updated, looks like the headset is " Falcon " never heard of it before.
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Posted By italianbiker

Capo Value

I am picking up a Capo road bike this weekend. Looks to be an all orginal Capo Modell Campagnolo right below the Siger model. Looks to be Reynolds 531 with a Stronglight Crank. I would say in poor...
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