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02-02-21, 01:44 PM
Replies: 8,129
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Posted By GravelGuy

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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This bike will be ridden a lot this coming year. A 1973 Colnago Super, original...
10-22-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,436
Posted By GravelGuy

Most of those kids are on a budget, paying out of...

Most of those kids are on a budget, paying out of their own or their family's pocket. And truth be told, come from families that are middle class or worse. They don't need fancy, they need...
10-21-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 17,056
Posted By GravelGuy

Something I've ridden on gravel.

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1400x1000/colnago_b298fceb34789329525050951a589b705113bac3.jpg
A 1972/73 Colnago Super.
04-30-19, 09:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,103
Posted By GravelGuy

Looking at what is left of the top tube decal, I...

Looking at what is left of the top tube decal, I believe this is a standard Merlin Road, not an Extra Light. The Road had a titanium decal in all caps, the Extra Light's decal said extra light in...
03-22-19, 07:34 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 10,341
Posted By GravelGuy

I like how they ride.

I like how they ride.
03-11-19, 09:51 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 10,916
Posted By GravelGuy

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1361/dsc_2845_c9072783304d5ce268d9b3ac040b766c5e81aae6.jpg
My 1991 Merlin has just come out of the basement after being upgraded to 11...
02-08-19, 09:33 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 12,358
Posted By GravelGuy

I enjoy riding this 1974 Colnago, but over the...

I enjoy riding this 1974 Colnago, but over the time it has been "upgraded" with parts that have been handed down from other bikes simply because, for me at least, the newer components enhance my...
01-02-19, 12:50 PM
12-31-18, 07:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 933
Posted By GravelGuy

Thanks for the quick replies....we think PX10...

Thanks for the quick replies....we think PX10 also except for the Campy drop outs and fork ends which confuses me.
12-31-18, 07:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 933
Posted By GravelGuy

Help with info on an early 1970's frame. I have Pics

Iím looking for some help identifying a frame. I figure someone here can help.Itís from the early 1970ís, possible Schwinn Paramount, maybe French, maybe something else. I say French because it has a...
10-31-18, 10:10 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 20,959
Posted By GravelGuy

I had, still have a early 70's Colnago Super that...

I had, still have a early 70's Colnago Super that in it's day came in sub-twenty pounds, maybe even sub-nineteen. But I started with an advantage, it's a 53cm SL frame. Then I ran as light of stuff...
10-21-18, 08:14 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,940
Posted By GravelGuy

Just things I hope to barn find.... ...

Just things I hope to barn find....

Pinerallo Espada
Cinelli Laser
Colnago C-35
10-17-18, 08:28 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 16,169
Posted By GravelGuy

A first generation Colnago Master. I ride a 53cm...

A first generation Colnago Master. I ride a 53cm and the bike was too stiff. I still ride a 74 Colnago Super and it's one of my favs, but that Master, after about 30 miles was miserable to be on.
05-14-18, 01:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 19,758
Posted By GravelGuy

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/560x400/colnago_fd20cec754458315a2bde059b406138cb83f3514.jpg
1974 Colnago Super with 35mm Kendas
04-08-18, 11:06 AM
Replies: 71,702
Views: 11,670,266
Posted By GravelGuy

If it were smaller and not delusionally over...

If it were smaller and not delusionally over priced is a bike I'd love to have...


1973 Raleigh Professional Pista 5-3-1 Carlton 57cm...
02-23-18, 02:21 PM
Replies: 71,702
Views: 11,670,266
Posted By GravelGuy

Late 80's vintage Eddy Merckx Corsa...

Late 80's vintage Eddy Merckx Corsa (https://chattanooga.craigslist.org/bik/d/late-80s-vintage-eddy-merckx/6507163837.html)
02-07-18, 08:44 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 36,553
Posted By GravelGuy

I have fit 35mm Kendas on my 73 Colnago Super. It...

I have fit 35mm Kendas on my 73 Colnago Super. It was a tight fit, had to fool around with the horizontal adjusters and had to insert the wheels deflated to get past the brake pads.
07-04-17, 12:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 935
Posted By GravelGuy

Here's the CL posting for the Chattanooga area ...

Here's the CL posting for the Chattanooga area

https://chattanooga.craigslist.org/bik/6203655045.html
06-29-17, 10:17 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 39,491
Posted By GravelGuy

I suppose I'm one of those called for BSing.... ...

I suppose I'm one of those called for BSing....

I recall having the frame I still have, a 73 Colnago @53cm, built up with ti axles, alloy nuts and bolts though out, drilled rings and levers (which...
06-28-17, 01:33 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 39,491
Posted By GravelGuy

My 1973 Colnago Super currently running mostly...

My 1973 Colnago Super currently running mostly Ultegra 9 speed with a R550 crank, 28 hole Mavic Reflex tubies with Vittoria Pave tires comes in at 18 pounds 11 oz.
04-23-17, 05:25 PM
Replies: 71,702
Views: 11,670,266
Posted By GravelGuy

Gitane Tour de France...

Gitane Tour de France (https://knoxville.craigslist.org/bik/6100609235.html)

https://images.craigslist.org/00j0j_8xjI6iM4rho_600x450.jpg
04-09-17, 03:42 PM
Replies: 21,269
Views: 4,051,371
Posted By GravelGuy

RARE Italian Racing Bicycle - $500 ...

RARE Italian Racing Bicycle - $500


https://chattanooga.craigslist.org/bik/6077447848.html

https://images.craigslist.org/00V0V_dMzNQdg9gbq_600x450.jpg
02-26-17, 08:31 AM
Replies: 71,702
Views: 11,670,266
Posted By GravelGuy

1987 centurion Dave scott 56cm mint! Road bike...

1987 centurion Dave scott 56cm mint! Road bike pink

https://chattanooga.craigslist.org/bik/6020306239.html

https://images.craigslist.org/00M0M_7EbhiGuqcoa_50x50c.jpg
01-25-17, 01:36 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 48,315
Posted By GravelGuy

1974 Colnago Super, bought used in 1975, restored...

1974 Colnago Super, bought used in 1975, restored once years ago, but since I continue to ride it, it once again has sign of use. Has gone from Campy NR to now 9 speed DA. Still as sweet a ride as...
01-15-17, 02:56 PM
Replies: 1,806
Views: 216,170
Posted By GravelGuy

Looking for a pair of 28 hole Mavic Reflex...

Looking for a pair of 28 hole Mavic Reflex Tubular rims. Have and will trade 32 hole Campy Record hubs with straight QR levers.
12-06-16, 11:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,279
Posted By GravelGuy

Judging from paint, I'd say 1986 or maybe a...

Judging from paint, I'd say 1986 or maybe a little before. The "fishnet" scheme was used on first gen Masters that came out in 84-85 era.
12-02-16, 07:12 PM
Replies: 71,702
Views: 11,670,266
Posted By GravelGuy

Back in the early 90's I stumbled into a bike...

Back in the early 90's I stumbled into a bike shop named "Detto Pietro" in an Italian city I can't recall the name of, and would mispronounce if I could. And I knew Detto Petro used to make nice...
11-28-16, 11:15 AM
Replies: 71,702
Views: 11,670,266
Posted By GravelGuy

Kirk Precision Magnesium bike frames, 2 each, 1...

Kirk Precision Magnesium bike frames, 2 each, 1 road, 1 MTB. Collectors, VGC. | eBay...
11-16-16, 05:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,903
Posted By GravelGuy

Not a first generation Master, it would have a...

Not a first generation Master, it would have a chrome curved fork, Colnago didn't produce the straight steel fork until a couple of years later let alone the carbon fork. The paint is much more...
06-08-16, 09:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,145
Posted By GravelGuy

Ted King won using a single strut front fork...

Ted King won using a single strut front fork Cannondale of some type.
05-29-16, 08:29 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,583
Posted By GravelGuy

I have, don't anymore, still shave my back....

I have, don't anymore, still shave my back....
05-12-16, 11:47 AM
Replies: 71,702
Views: 11,670,266
Posted By GravelGuy

NOS Rivendell Rambouillet 56c Evans...

NOS Rivendell Rambouillet 56c


Evans Columbus EL Road Bike

Greg Le Mond Titanium
(https://kansascity.craigslist.org/bik/5580896934.html)
These three might not be quite C&V yet but are...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-16, 11:20 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,636
Posted By GravelGuy

About ten years ago I did some work for an...

About ten years ago I did some work for an importer of Vittoria tires. We dickered over the price of the job and I ended up being paid in tires, Vittoria Paves tubulars. So I've been riding them ever...
05-11-16, 09:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 529
Posted By GravelGuy

Chattanooga Tenn

Does anyone know anything about the C&V community in and around Chattanooga Tenn? I'm moving there and will be looking for people to relate to.

Thanks......
04-29-16, 07:32 PM
Replies: 71,702
Views: 11,670,266
Posted By GravelGuy

Vintage Peugeot 531 Reynolds XL 62 60 Road Bike...

Vintage Peugeot 531 Reynolds XL 62 60 Road Bike (https://kansascity.craigslist.org/bik/5555722054.html)
03-14-16, 08:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 958
Posted By GravelGuy

This is an old Campy Record crank, pre-1976 or...

This is an old Campy Record crank, pre-1976 or whenever Campy started putting a year number on the back of the crank.

It also is drilled to be used as a triple. Pretty rare even in its day.
...
03-14-16, 01:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,222
Posted By GravelGuy

I'm going to echo your last sentence and put if...

I'm going to echo your last sentence and put if first because Bobby and the #unlearnpavement (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=unlearnpavement) squad put on a great...
02-26-16, 11:50 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 25,871
Posted By GravelGuy

506571 This bike is used for both gravel and...

506571
This bike is used for both gravel and road, sometimes on the same ride. Last Saturday I did 60 miles, split about half gravel and half pavement. I'm always looking for a "do everything" tire....
02-20-16, 12:40 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,523,788
Posted By GravelGuy

Zeus 2000 freewheel, 13-20 in good shape, with...

Zeus 2000 freewheel, 13-20 in good shape, with extractor will swap for early 1990's Selle Italia Flite saddle that also is in good shape.
02-09-16, 12:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,193
Posted By GravelGuy

I'd bet on it being fake. So the story...

I'd bet on it being fake.

So the story goes, in the early 1970's of the first 200 Colnagos imported into the US by the original importer, another 800 were counterfeited by the same importer in...
12-27-15, 11:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,811
Posted By GravelGuy

73 Colnago Super, depending on my mood and type...

73 Colnago Super, depending on my mood and type of ride, Ultegra hubs, CXP30 rims, 28mm clinchers or Ultegra hubs, reflex rims, 24mm Vitoria Pave tubulars.
12-14-15, 09:46 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,723
Posted By GravelGuy

I love the ride of my 72-73 Colnago Super, it's a...

I love the ride of my 72-73 Colnago Super, it's a 53cm, Columbus SL frame that I can ride all day long. Climbs and corners great.

The worst riding bike I had was an 84 Colnago Master, first...
11-16-15, 10:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,353
Posted By GravelGuy

I'm in and will stay in. Yes LR was tough because...

I'm in and will stay in. Yes LR was tough because of weather, DK was horrid, but I think that comes with the territory, Rain or shine I'll roll off the start line, will try to ride a winter ride or...
11-16-15, 09:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,353
Posted By GravelGuy

This is what guys were dealing with in the muck...

This is what guys were dealing with in the muck and mire.488405


There are lots of photos of the LR at kimmorris.com.

After being eaten alive by the clay, and busting a RD, I put two snap...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-15, 12:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 931
Posted By GravelGuy

Yes I ride on patched tubes, never been able to...

Yes I ride on patched tubes, never been able to tell a difference.

I also ride on patched tubulars. Never had a problem with those either. Would even race on them, A lot of riders rode on repaired...
10-30-15, 12:57 PM
Replies: 610
Views: 135,133
Posted By GravelGuy

My 96 Waterford X-11. 485339

My 96 Waterford X-11.
485339
Replies: 7
Views: 1,069
Posted By GravelGuy

Looking at the paint I'd say the bike is from the...

Looking at the paint I'd say the bike is from the early 80's. That fishnet hash paint was popular for a year or so. Also later Ciocc frames had a tri-color C on the downtube decal.

I don't think...
10-23-15, 07:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,708
Posted By GravelGuy

Here are some photos of the Colnago. some might...

Here are some photos of the Colnago. some might have seen the bike before as I have posted it a couple of times, sorry about that.

As one poster mentioned, the original Campy brakes are considered...
10-23-15, 01:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,708
Posted By GravelGuy

I set up a 72-73 Colnago for the gravel. I was...

I set up a 72-73 Colnago for the gravel. I was able to squeeze 35mm Kenda clinchers on it, still using the original Campy "normal" reach brakes. And it's a fuun gravel ride. It also gets lots of...
10-22-15, 08:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,039
Posted By GravelGuy

I have a pair of golden retrievers named Hoover...

I have a pair of golden retrievers named Hoover and Kirby....
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