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10-29-11, 10:48 AM
Replies: 61
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Posted By Old Fat Guy

Robbie, here was my quote from a very good...

Robbie, here was my quote from a very good Cinelli restorer:
Chrome $400
Chr. masking $280
1 color (blue) $350
Decals $65
Application $40
Bottle bosses $30(I wanted a second set)

PS - Hope...
10-28-11, 05:26 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 6,767
Posted By Old Fat Guy

I'm pretty sure the metals in our old bikes...

I'm pretty sure the metals in our old bikes were/are made in a way that is not at all environmentally friendly. Doubly bad if you have chrome on said bicycle. Never mind the by products of tire...
10-28-11, 08:07 AM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,139,157
Posted By Old Fat Guy

Ya think?

Ya think?
10-27-11, 03:57 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 6,767
Posted By Old Fat Guy

The you being EC and BBM being WC part.

The you being EC and BBM being WC part.
10-27-11, 03:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,082
Posted By Old Fat Guy

Looks like wrong tread pattern for a Dugast silk.

Looks like wrong tread pattern for a Dugast silk.
10-27-11, 03:46 PM
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Views: 5,139,157
Posted By Old Fat Guy

Sometimes C Record goes for crazy $$ on eBay, not...

Sometimes C Record goes for crazy $$ on eBay, not here, though. I doubt anyone here would trade 10 speed Record for C Record. If they've made the switch, they aren't going back. Maybe Mirage/Veloce,...
10-27-11, 03:31 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 6,767
Posted By Old Fat Guy

BBM, it's an East Coast/West Coast thing.

BBM, it's an East Coast/West Coast thing.
10-27-11, 02:44 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,240
Posted By Old Fat Guy

Canadians spell funny. Hope this helps.

Canadians spell funny. Hope this helps.
10-27-11, 02:40 PM
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Posted By Old Fat Guy

That is what I would term an optimistic trade....

That is what I would term an optimistic trade. You are better off selling the C Record and using the cash towards a modern setup. BTW, 8 speed freehubs do not work with 10 speed Campy.
10-27-11, 02:11 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,029
Posted By Old Fat Guy

Robbie, I was quoted $600 for a complete...

Robbie, I was quoted $600 for a complete re-chrome by a competent chromer, experienced in bicycles. Hydrogen embrittlement and all...
10-27-11, 05:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 380
Posted By Old Fat Guy

See here: ...

See here:
http://branfordbike.com/articles/cassettes-and-cogs-pg60.htm
10-26-11, 06:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,198
Posted By Old Fat Guy

I keep one bike vintage, everything else 10 speed...

I keep one bike vintage, everything else 10 speed Campy(thanks BBM).
10-26-11, 05:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 958
Posted By Old Fat Guy

Nitto R's are okay ;) I was going to put...

Nitto R's are okay ;)

I was going to put them on my new bike, but they were heavier than the Minura Ti cages that were on there :eek:
...
10-26-11, 11:42 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,198
Posted By Old Fat Guy

Depends on what level you are thinking of going...

Depends on what level you are thinking of going to. I don't think you can sell your old Super Record for the price of Centaur or better. Of course, you would then need wheels, too.

Figure $1k+...
10-25-11, 09:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 466
Posted By Old Fat Guy

Are you trying to get yourself into trouble?

Are you trying to get yourself into trouble?
10-25-11, 08:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 466
Posted By Old Fat Guy

Do you have the cassettes all with the tooth...

Do you have the cassettes all with the tooth count facing outwards? Spacers in proper position? (they are position specific)

This is clearly operator error, you are doing something wrong if a 10...
10-25-11, 06:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 389
Posted By Old Fat Guy

Not to mention a yellow Regal Girardi.

Not to mention a yellow Regal Girardi.
10-25-11, 11:07 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,893
Posted By Old Fat Guy

That is exactly the problem. The inner cage is...

That is exactly the problem. The inner cage is hitting the middle chain ring.



Why would you think that you could ignore the specifications of the FD? Forget about 'half step + granny", and...
10-24-11, 02:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,247
Posted By Old Fat Guy

What size you looking for?

What size you looking for?
10-24-11, 02:47 PM
Replies: 587
Views: 89,402
Posted By Old Fat Guy

You didn't know they were Serotta's? Really?

You didn't know they were Serotta's? Really?
10-24-11, 01:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,611
Posted By Old Fat Guy

Reverse threads get you every time.

Reverse threads get you every time.
10-24-11, 09:56 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,611
Posted By Old Fat Guy

outlier

outlier
10-24-11, 07:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,382
Posted By Old Fat Guy

Skill, I would imagine, or maybe magic. ...

Skill, I would imagine, or maybe magic.

Understand that it was the show bike to display what they can do, no holds barred on that one. It's amazing in person. He also had a bike done by Spectrum...
10-23-11, 05:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,382
Posted By Old Fat Guy

You can do anything with powder. A friend bought...

You can do anything with powder. A friend bought this bike a couple of years ago, the powder work is incredible:
http://www.strongframes.com/blog/2009/02/04/show-bike-for-sale/

For a 70's Falcon,...
10-21-11, 07:17 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,029
Posted By Old Fat Guy

Imagine how I felt the day I was tightening the...

Imagine how I felt the day I was tightening the binder bolt when it snapped, and both buttons went flying, as if possessed. I never did find them, tore the garage apart, I have a feeling they shot...
10-20-11, 08:42 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,029
Posted By Old Fat Guy

Hope you didn't pay through the nose for them....

Hope you didn't pay through the nose for them. TreeFort is a Cinelli dealer.
10-20-11, 06:31 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,029
Posted By Old Fat Guy

Robbie, you can get a new Campy threaded headset...

Robbie, you can get a new Campy threaded headset for under $100, and take the silkscreen logo off. My LBS has them in stock (http://www.treefortbikes.com/#navbar=pro___333222355458___124). If you...
10-20-11, 03:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 917
Posted By Old Fat Guy

I may have one of those shims laying around, if I...

I may have one of those shims laying around, if I do, yours for postage.

Edit: Just checked, It must have been tossed in with the boxes of crap I've been selling, I have purged most of my flipper...
10-20-11, 02:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 996
Posted By Old Fat Guy

Joe is creating a market. If he wants it, all the...

Joe is creating a market. If he wants it, all the cool kids do.

A deal at twice the price.
10-20-11, 02:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,850
Posted By Old Fat Guy

^Lotus, that's the one I couldn't think of. I'd...

^Lotus, that's the one I couldn't think of. I'd rather have an AR6000
10-20-11, 01:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 917
Posted By Old Fat Guy

Depends on the frame and post. Maybe sell the...

Depends on the frame and post. Maybe sell the wrong size at a discount, get the right size, and consider it a cheap lesson learned.

Shims will work, standard on some Schwinn's (Le Tours?). I...
10-20-11, 01:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 996
Posted By Old Fat Guy

The description in the eBay auction tells all...

The description in the eBay auction tells all there is to know, or you could ask JunkYardBike, he seems to be a fan:rolleyes:
10-20-11, 12:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,850
Posted By Old Fat Guy

The eBay bike has the oval seat tube, like the...

The eBay bike has the oval seat tube, like the AR6000, but not much else in common. There were a few others back then, one branded Araya, as I recall.
10-20-11, 11:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,850
Posted By Old Fat Guy

My best recollection is that Shimano contracted...

My best recollection is that Shimano contracted builders for show bikes to hang their Dura Ace AX group off of. None were really 'Shimano' built. I don't believe either example shown are Panasonic,...
10-20-11, 09:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 890
Posted By Old Fat Guy

I understand all of that, I just don't understand...

I understand all of that, I just don't understand why you wouldn't want the extra advantage of a cleat if you were going to use shoes that are single purposed. It's not like you can walk in them very...
10-20-11, 05:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 890
Posted By Old Fat Guy

Why would you want a shoe like that if you are...

Why would you want a shoe like that if you are not using cleats?
10-19-11, 02:48 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,476
Posted By Old Fat Guy

One more Shimano chart (glad I use Campy): ...

One more Shimano chart (glad I use Campy):
http://www.cyclecomponents.com/images/artiklar/pdf/SHCS7900-1121.pdf
10-19-11, 01:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 722
Posted By Old Fat Guy

DiabloScott is correct.

DiabloScott is correct.
10-19-11, 11:13 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,476
Posted By Old Fat Guy

Noglider, perhaps your shop should consult the...

Noglider, perhaps your shop should consult the readily available Shimano compatibility charts:...
10-19-11, 10:57 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,476
Posted By Old Fat Guy

http://www.bikeradar.com/news/article/shimano-dura...

http://www.bikeradar.com/news/article/shimano-dura-ace-di2-11-speed-and-disc-brakes-for-2013-32091
10-19-11, 08:23 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,476
Posted By Old Fat Guy

From NYT article: Fans of Formula One claim...

From NYT article:

Fans of Formula One claim that trickle-down technology is one reason for its continued success, and itís true that new automotive technology springs forth from Formula One...
10-18-11, 06:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,504
Posted By Old Fat Guy

And a happy ending.

And a happy ending.
10-18-11, 06:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,504
Posted By Old Fat Guy

I passed on RFC's for considerably less than he...

I passed on RFC's for considerably less than he paid for it.

In my mind there are many other bikes reasonably priced that would be better suited for a cross country, loaded ride. In the end, you...
10-18-11, 07:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,504
Posted By Old Fat Guy

Be aware that there was a recall on the original...

Be aware that there was a recall on the original fork. Price quoted seems way high.
10-17-11, 07:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,309
Posted By Old Fat Guy

Depends on era, but Chorus is 102, Athena 109, at...

Depends on era, but Chorus is 102, Athena 109, at least in my case.
10-17-11, 06:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,309
Posted By Old Fat Guy

I have an Athena crank w/self extractors. BB...

I have an Athena crank w/self extractors. BB length is only way to tell for sure. The parts on this bike are from different eras. The original owner made numerous changes. Measure the BB spindle...
10-17-11, 06:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,309
Posted By Old Fat Guy

Lots of mis-information in this thread, as...

Lots of mis-information in this thread, as regards to the level of Campy on the bike. There appears to be a mish mash of component levels. The brake calipers are Record, the RD is Chorus, impossible...
10-17-11, 02:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,601
Posted By Old Fat Guy

Hope you wrap it in the right direction, unlike...

Hope you wrap it in the right direction, unlike Lost:eek:
10-16-11, 11:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 437
Posted By Old Fat Guy

You will have to 'monkey' with the BB if you do...

You will have to 'monkey' with the BB if you do any upgrades. Chances are a modern crankset, even square taper, will require a new BB. You will need to get those aforementioned spacers to run your...
10-15-11, 08:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 437
Posted By Old Fat Guy

A compact is not a 53/34, and not many FD's can...

A compact is not a 53/34, and not many FD's can candle that jump. A compact is usually 50/34 or 50/36

Modern cranksets are mostly 10 speed, and you would have to add spacers to the chainring bolts...
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