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03-04-21, 10:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,274
Posted By CyclingFool95

I ride Time XPro on the road. On my indoor bike...

I ride Time XPro on the road. On my indoor bike on my Kickr I'n using old Time TBT pedals (it's a carryover from my old trainer bike from back in the days when I rode TBT). I still have plenty of...
03-04-21, 10:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 702
Posted By CyclingFool95

My early 80s Record fork also has something...

My early 80s Record fork also has something rattling inside one leg. I've been ignoring it. Whatever it is won't be coming out through the vent hole, and as was mentioned above, I wouldn't want to...
02-24-21, 08:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,752
Posted By CyclingFool95

I ended up going with the 1030 over the 530 for...

I ended up going with the 1030 over the 530 for the better navigation capability. Since it's been non-stop snow in the northeast, and I don't ride when the temperature is below about 60F, it's seen...
02-18-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,091
Posted By CyclingFool95

I meant the thickness of the material - is it tin...

I meant the thickness of the material - is it tin foil or proper thick sheetmetal?
02-18-21, 11:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,091
Posted By CyclingFool95

Any idea how thick they are? I think I'll be...

Any idea how thick they are?

I think I'll be putting one of these on the next time I need to replace a head tube badge (my Litepseed Ultimate's badge fell off): ...
02-16-21, 10:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 468
Posted By CyclingFool95

You're killing me...

You're killing me...
02-06-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By CyclingFool95

Colnago Master Light vs De Rosa Primato

Given that I already have a 96 Master Light (and a Pinarello Montello) is there any real reason why I would want to pick up an early 90s Primato? (Other than the fact that I've always wanted a De...
02-02-21, 12:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,148
Posted By CyclingFool95

I finally ditched my 1993 Blackburn Mag in late...

I finally ditched my 1993 Blackburn Mag in late 2019 and got a Kickr Core and Climb. I'm on Zwift 4-5 days per week, anywhere from 20 minutes to 2 hours.
Forum: Want To Buy
02-01-21, 10:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,131
Posted By CyclingFool95

I have a late 80s Cornelo with 8 speed Chorus if...

I have a late 80s Cornelo with 8 speed Chorus if you're interested. Check out the cool fluted tubes similar to Colnago's Esa Mexico. Photos are from the summer (obviously not from today) when I built...
01-27-21, 09:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,190
Posted By CyclingFool95

I had a 1R frozen in a pinarello record I bought...

I had a 1R frozen in a pinarello record I bought last year. I cut it off just above the headset and burned out the remainder with lye. The clamp is still attached to the cinelli bars. Assuming,...
Replies: 14
Views: 845
Posted By CyclingFool95

Not light, but the ride is great (yes, I've drunk...

Not light, but the ride is great (yes, I've drunk the Italian Kool-Aid). Handles like its on rails, and has that oh so smooth steel ride quality. I bought mine (a circa 87) in 92 with 1st gen Chorus...
Replies: 14
Views: 845
Posted By CyclingFool95

Bottom bracket and top tube cable routing say...

Bottom bracket and top tube cable routing say Montello but paint is wrong - Montello stays (all 4) should be chrome. As someone said, looks repainted/labeled so that might be it. Surface rust on the...
01-18-21, 09:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,752
Posted By CyclingFool95

Garmin Edge 530 vs 1030

So, I'm sitting on both Garmin offerings from Amazon and need to decide which to return by the end of the month. It's to be a refresh on my still working 520, which will be relegated to...
01-17-21, 02:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 403
Posted By CyclingFool95

Vintage Racer - 1930

We were going through some old family photos the other day and I cam across this one of my grandfather, which he had marked as being from 1930. I'd never seen this photo before although I had seen...
12-21-20, 06:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 387
Posted By CyclingFool95

1" Fork Thread

What is the thread form on a 1" fork? It should be 1" - 24, regarless of whether Italian or British. Is the form British or ISO, or does that not matter? Given that both British and Italian are...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-20, 07:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 341
Posted By CyclingFool95

HED Ardennes+

Anyone have a HED catalog or data sheet for the Ardennes+ wheels from around 2015-ish? I'm looking for data on the SL and FR wheels.
11-04-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,976
Posted By CyclingFool95

I'd suggest figuring out what's scraping before...

I'd suggest figuring out what's scraping before you damage something. Old chain on new cassette might jump but shouldnt scrape.
11-04-20, 10:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,251
Posted By CyclingFool95

Photos of what you have might help. What I've...

Photos of what you have might help. What I've found is older skewers tend to fit in the older trainers that I have (Blackburn Mag for example) but the shape/size of newer skewers prevents them from...
11-03-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,327
Posted By CyclingFool95

Polishing Aluminum Rims

Anyone ever used Mother's Polish (or similar) on aluminum rim braking surfaces? I figure it would return the new rim shine to them but will it affect braking performance?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-20, 05:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,240
Posted By CyclingFool95

Having misplaced my can of Finish Line polish I'm...

Having misplaced my can of Finish Line polish I'm interested in trying this stuff now. Looked on Amazon - seem to have a few options from various non-Prime sellers at ludicrous prices. Finish line...
10-24-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 529
Posted By CyclingFool95

I went more extreme - on a '06 Pinarello Paris...

I went more extreme - on a '06 Pinarello Paris from neutron Ultras (C15) to Hed Ardennes+ (C21). The issue, as has been mentioned, isnt the calipers but the tire clearance to the frame (and/or fork)....
10-23-20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,586
Posted By CyclingFool95

I use Park cutters but I'm just as likely to use...

I use Park cutters but I'm just as likely to use 10" Linesman's Pliers. Cleanup with a screwdriver, mini needlenose pliers, whatever is handy.
10-21-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 241
Posted By CyclingFool95

Spokes

I want to rebuild a set of Miche Primato hubs with Mavic Open SUP or Reflex rims. They're 28 spoke, and I wanted to lace 3-cross. Calculator gives me lengths on the order of 298-301mm. I can't...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,656
Posted By CyclingFool95

Isn't the whole point that the bigger the climb,...

Isn't the whole point that the bigger the climb, the bigger the white knuckle thrill going down? And yet, I hate roller coasters.
10-20-20, 07:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 786
Posted By CyclingFool95

I use grease (or Park Anti-seize). When I tried...

I use grease (or Park Anti-seize). When I tried to remove the cup from my 87 Pinarello a couple of years ago (it had last been installed in around '95) I needed to rig something up to clamp the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 04:30 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,656
Posted By CyclingFool95

51.5 mph down Clinton Ave in Tenafly NJ on my...

51.5 mph down Clinton Ave in Tenafly NJ on my Pinarello Montello, a 53/12, and a big dose of young, indestructible, and stupid
10-19-20, 08:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,537
Posted By CyclingFool95

XXCycle still has them at $17 - I picked up an...

XXCycle still has them at $17 - I picked up an Italian and an English one recently - I like them for use with Stronglight Impact cranks for vintage builds where I want compact rings.
10-18-20, 07:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,940
Posted By CyclingFool95

These guys https://www.sssink.com/ make...

These guys https://www.sssink.com/ make replacement decals for Litespeed and any number of other brands. Also looks like if you're willing to fork over the $$$ they'll make you a custom. I was...
10-16-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 712
Posted By CyclingFool95

Ultra BB cups are the same geometry but the SR...

Ultra BB cups are the same geometry but the SR ones are missing the seal that the other series need. So, if you use a SR cup with a Chorus bearing, the bearings will get fouled sooner/ You should be...
Forum: Want To Buy
10-13-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,864
Posted By CyclingFool95

OPs post was from March 2019

OPs post was from March 2019
10-13-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,212
Posted By CyclingFool95

Did you mean '87? Here's an 87 Montello with...

Did you mean '87?

Here's an 87 Montello with pump peg (XX### serial)

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/800x600/montello8_0ba0a4f494065bbf628af673077bec840ca932b5.jpg

and...
10-12-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,280
Posted By CyclingFool95

Aluminum post and steel frame, there's always the...

Aluminum post and steel frame, there's always the lye option. Be careful - read up on what the risks are (to you - it's harmless to the bike).
Forum: For Sale
10-08-20, 01:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 598
Posted By CyclingFool95

PM sent

PM sent
10-03-20, 10:02 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 83,811
Posted By CyclingFool95

A very respectable 21.5 lbs without the bottles,...

A very respectable 21.5 lbs without the bottles, bag or pump. Components are 10 speed Chorus, except the crankset, which is Stronlight. Wheels are old Zonda DPro, which definitely help with the...
09-26-20, 06:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,509
Posted By CyclingFool95

You can read this thread for more:...

You can read this thread for more: https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1046975-1985-pinarello-montello-slx-3.html

Pinarello seems to have done a lot of weird (ie not documented) stuff back...
09-26-20, 05:59 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 83,811
Posted By CyclingFool95

His frame is here: ...

His frame is here:
...
09-26-20, 05:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,509
Posted By CyclingFool95

From the 85 catalog: ...

From the 85 catalog:

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1257x1641/9g1_3d35bed549f72417f4f659176c152784acd4c69a.jpg
The catalog has a Montello 85 (that's how they identify it)...
09-26-20, 05:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,509
Posted By CyclingFool95

Your frame is certainly a Pinarello from the...

Your frame is certainly a Pinarello from the mid-80s. It's the Alexi Grewal model (I'm not sure how else to describe it) - internal brake cable routing on the top tube, no brake bridge, but not the...
09-25-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,509
Posted By CyclingFool95

Looking on ebay, I see a red one, a blue one, and...

Looking on ebay, I see a red one, a blue one, and a black one that were sold as frame only. The black one is a Treviso (actually, maybe a Record), the red one is a Montello, and the blue one is a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-20, 05:29 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,705
Posted By CyclingFool95

Mine turns out to be a 96, if the catalog text is...

Mine turns out to be a 96, if the catalog text is to be believed. In 95 the Classic had horizontal dropouts, in 96 it went vertical. Of course, both 95 & 96 catalogs say the Classic has a braze on...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,147
Posted By CyclingFool95

I had it flare up on me in May 2019 and knock me...

I had it flare up on me in May 2019 and knock me off the bike for a month. I had had a knot on the right side, and took 3 advil before heading out. Just over 2 miles from home on a 40 something...
08-25-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,371
Posted By CyclingFool95

I was so fried at then end of my ride this past...

I was so fried at then end of my ride this past weekend (50+ miles on 2 water bottles in 90 heat that felt like 103) that I stopped at 54.2 miles and omitted the lap around the block (.85 miles)...
08-17-20, 06:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 643
Posted By CyclingFool95

It should be just informational, but, it's also...

It should be just informational, but, it's also confusing to some degree. If you do the math (I'm using my 54cm Montello here), 54*sin(16)=14.88, but the table says 14.3. Reversing the math,...
08-17-20, 05:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 919
Posted By CyclingFool95

If it helps put things in perspective, the low...

If it helps put things in perspective, the low end Fuji racing bike I bought in the late '80s for around $400 (Shimano low end parts, SR steel handlebars, etc) frame was Ishiwata Quad butted
08-17-20, 05:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 880
Posted By CyclingFool95

Did I miss it or did no one mention the Buffalo...

Did I miss it or did no one mention the Buffalo Soldiers Bicycle Corps?

https://www.historynet.com/the-buffalo-soldiers-who-rode-bikes.htm
08-17-20, 05:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 643
Posted By CyclingFool95

setback is the horizontal distance from bottom...

setback is the horizontal distance from bottom bracket to seat post. Front center is the distance from front wheel to bottom bracket.

Picture being worth a thousand words:

From a Colnago...
08-17-20, 04:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 643
Posted By CyclingFool95

I kind of thought it might be. :) Back when...

I kind of thought it might be. :)

Back when I bought the Montello in late 92 (its an 87, re-sold on consignment by the shop that originally sold it), the shop gave me a scrap of paper with the...
08-17-20, 04:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 643
Posted By CyclingFool95

Pinarello Geometries - Late 80s - early 90s Frames

I was going through an old filing cabinet yesterday and came across my folder of cycling stuff from the mid to late 90s - some of the "goodies" for a walk down memory lane - 96 Litespeed catalog, the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-20, 07:00 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,193
Posted By CyclingFool95

This is an issue when plugged into a wall wart. ...

This is an issue when plugged into a wall wart. When you plug it in, it turns itself on. You can turn it off, which then allows you to see charge status on the screen nice and big. As soon as you...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-20, 06:39 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,193
Posted By CyclingFool95

Garmin Edge - What a POS

It's spun up vent time. I'm sitting at home at 8:30 in my cycling gear, waiting for my Edge 520 to charge.

I've owned this thing for 4 years now so I should know better but this is the second...
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