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08-08-22, 08:24 PM
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Posted By JmanBuilder

Just to follow up, my seller contacted the...

Just to follow up, my seller contacted the original owner to try and get some clarification on the frameset. Apparently it was an artisanal build by a Robert "Bob" Desmarais in Québec. Desmarais...
07-09-22, 06:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 163
Posted By JmanBuilder

Sugino Tension Disc repair?

I was recently given a Sugino tension disc wheel on a Nisi AN85 tubular rim. Looking for any information on how to repair it and haven't found anything online. As pictured, someone removed the small...
07-06-22, 05:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,198
Posted By JmanBuilder

I have several near mint Shimano 600 Tricolor...

I have several near mint Shimano 600 Tricolor components that I was hoping to use but i'm missing the brakeset. The matching BR-6400 calipers have a 49mm reach. I guess filing the brake slot could be...
07-06-22, 04:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,198
Posted By JmanBuilder

I get the same measurement, ~360mm from brake...

I get the same measurement, ~360mm from brake hole to center of hub. I measured a rake of 41.5mm but my technique is quite rudimentary. The brake reach has indeed made finding suitable brakes a bit...
07-06-22, 05:48 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,198
Posted By JmanBuilder

Here are some fork bits in more detail. Could...

Here are some fork bits in more detail. Could very well be the same fork. If any additional details might help identify the frame model/tubing let me know. Otherwise i'm happy to call it a Miele....
07-05-22, 03:59 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,198
Posted By JmanBuilder

From older forum threads i've gone through,...

From older forum threads i've gone through, apparently the absence of steerer tube rifling does not necessarily mean it is NOT Columbus (lower en tubes perhaps?). I've also heard of Cromor steerers...
07-04-22, 03:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,198
Posted By JmanBuilder

Here are some pics of the inside of the steerer...

Here are some pics of the inside of the steerer tube.
https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20220704_184857_42643d1ab30f407b67cdbb49fa6786e6dd923b32.jpg...
07-04-22, 03:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,198
Posted By JmanBuilder

Same or very similar brake bridge and BB shell...

Same or very similar brake bridge and BB shell that are on my frame.
07-04-22, 03:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,198
Posted By JmanBuilder

I thoroughly cleaned the inside of the steerer...

I thoroughly cleaned the inside of the steerer tube and it's smooth as butter with no ridges of any kind. I also closely inspected the outside surface and there is no stamp/marking of any kind.
07-01-22, 06:38 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,198
Posted By JmanBuilder

Off to catch some rainbow trout on the fly for...

Off to catch some rainbow trout on the fly for the weekend, i'll clean everything up and have a closer look. Cheers!
06-30-22, 08:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,198
Posted By JmanBuilder

No obvious rifling but it's pretty filthy in...

No obvious rifling but it's pretty filthy in there. I'll have to clean it up and have a better look at it.
06-30-22, 08:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,198
Posted By JmanBuilder

​​​​​​It is starting to smell like a Miele. I...

​​​​​​It is starting to smell like a Miele. I hadn't even thought of Miele which is funny because I own an early-to-mid 1980s, lower end Tange, Suntour/SakaeRingyo equipped model (workmanship, weight...
06-30-22, 06:31 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,198
Posted By JmanBuilder

Lo and behold, the seat tube is 27.2mm! the lug...

Lo and behold, the seat tube is 27.2mm! the lug had been squeezed quite a bit but I gently pryed it open and a 27.2mm seatpost fits perfectly all the way down. Perhaps it is SL Tretubi after all (no...
06-29-22, 02:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,198
Posted By JmanBuilder

I too haven't seen anything Limongi online to...

I too haven't seen anything Limongi online to convince me that it is indeed a Limongi. The seatpost diameter does in fact rule ou SL tubing as you point out. I'm in New Brunswick and I believe the...
06-29-22, 02:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,198
Posted By JmanBuilder

Optical illusion indeed, the cable is not routed...

Optical illusion indeed, the cable is not routed into the chainstay.
06-29-22, 05:40 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,198
Posted By JmanBuilder

Frameset details

I was told by seller that the original owner claimed it's a Limongi with SL tubing. Only markings are on the Silva brake bridge and "644" stamped on what looks to be a Silva bottom bracket shell....
06-29-22, 12:38 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,198
Posted By JmanBuilder

Frame identification

Any specific subsections of frame identification? Thanks!
Forum: Introductions
06-29-22, 12:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 95
Posted By JmanBuilder

Hello from Eastern Canada!

Long time lurker (for all the great info available here), first time poster. Mostly into refurbishing/rebuilding whatever decent and vintage bikes I can get my hands on. Quiver of completed projects...
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