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06-09-18, 10:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,621
Posted By dyander

Well, my daily riders donít really qualify as...

Well, my daily riders donít really qualify as heroic by any means, as Iíve become attached to the modern cockpit with a wider stance and comfortable hand positions. Likewise the drivetrain and pedals...
01-10-17, 12:28 AM
Replies: 1,806
Views: 211,349
Posted By dyander

Looking to trade my VGC Shimano Deore XT (M736)...

Looking to trade my VGC Shimano Deore XT (M736) top pull front derailleur for your bottom pull of similar condition and vintage.
08-08-16, 12:39 AM
Replies: 1,806
Views: 211,349
Posted By dyander

ISO: Stem Shifters. My son insists on bullhorns...

ISO: Stem Shifters. My son insists on bullhorns for his MTB conversion, and this appears to be the simplest solution. Preferably not too tall.
HAVE: Suntour friction down tube shifters, a variety...
08-21-15, 12:09 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,086
Posted By dyander

All my road bikes date from before I was an...

All my road bikes date from before I was an adult. I acquired the '72 Condor as a used frame in 1980 when I was 19. The pre-owned market was my path to the quality I couldn't afford new, and I was...
05-14-15, 12:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,064
Posted By dyander

What a great find PaintItCeleste, another lovely...

What a great find PaintItCeleste, another lovely example. The Joy of Condors is that no two are the same. Different builders, different graphics, different builds, what I've seen they're all well...
05-06-15, 10:16 PM
Replies: 8,089
Views: 2,736,514
Posted By dyander

Maybe, I'll see how I like them closed....

Maybe, I'll see how I like them closed. :innocent:
This newfangled kit has so many gizmos; what's a retro grouch to do?
05-06-15, 12:27 AM
Replies: 8,089
Views: 2,736,514
Posted By dyander

Some awesome builds of late; I've been following...

Some awesome builds of late; I've been following along for a few years and finally got mine together and working.
...
03-12-15, 10:38 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,306
Posted By dyander

7245 is correct, I'm pretty sure I have a better...

7245 is correct, I'm pretty sure I have a better pic of the SN on my computer at home, I'll upload it tonight.
03-11-15, 11:39 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,306
Posted By dyander

Well you can have a look at the fillet brazed...

Well you can have a look at the fillet brazed seat cluster and SN on the non-drive side drop outs from my 72 Condor Italia:http://i853.photobucket.com/albums/ab100/dyanderson79/101_0995.jpg...
12-30-14, 01:36 AM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,485,846
Posted By dyander

Finally got my retro roadie project under way,...

Finally got my retro roadie project under way, but still looking for a few bits
ISO:
Modern triple or compact double crank set, silver, Veloce would be perfect.
Ditto for a set of dual pivot...
12-27-14, 08:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,688
Posted By dyander

The Fisher will be a gas, I let my early Fisher...

The Fisher will be a gas, I let my early Fisher go before I knew what I had.

Not quite as good, but still had me feeling like a 6 year old....by the time we got to last minute shopping, my dear...
10-13-14, 10:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 873
Posted By dyander

In those days we swapped out our chainrings and...

In those days we swapped out our chainrings and freewheels depending on the terrain of a course. On Flat courses I used 52/46 with a 13-21 freewheel, if I wanted a little more range I switched to the...
10-10-14, 01:25 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,485,846
Posted By dyander

I'd love to trade a 5 for a 7, what is the range...

I'd love to trade a 5 for a 7, what is the range on the 7?
09-21-14, 11:38 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 13,040
Posted By dyander

My 1972 Condor Italia was built and purchased by...

My 1972 Condor Italia was built and purchased by its previous owner while I was still performing Evel Kneivel jumps on my hand me down 20" Western Flyer....
09-17-14, 11:49 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 13,706
Posted By dyander

Hard to believe it took seven pages to get to the...

Hard to believe it took seven pages to get to the correct answer!
Building, modifying, maintaining, upgrading and staying on the road with a very simple toolset, priceless.
08-29-14, 11:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,857
Posted By dyander

Great score, top shelf vintage steel, enjoy the...

Great score, top shelf vintage steel, enjoy the ride!
08-21-14, 11:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,936
Posted By dyander

Well, you certainly have more to show for...

Well, you certainly have more to show for yourself than many of us. My fleet grew from two to five with a few projects going out the door since I joined, but that is over a 5 year span. The real draw...
08-17-14, 01:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,161
Posted By dyander

Wow, you must be thrilled with the way that...

Wow, you must be thrilled with the way that turned out! Looking for a ride report next.
08-16-14, 05:12 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 16,556
Posted By dyander

Wow, that is a stunner and sure to be a great...

Wow, that is a stunner and sure to be a great rider, RobbieTunes "subtle" influence always brings out the best in a classic. You did a great job.
07-28-14, 10:50 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 16,556
Posted By dyander

Looking good! Nice to get the confirmation on the...

Looking good! Nice to get the confirmation on the Hurlow and '67, a Gem for sure. The repaint is unfortunate, I'd be so tempted to try to get down to the original and see the decals, but no doubt...
06-04-14, 10:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,749
Posted By dyander

DMNHCAGrandPrix you need to post some pics to the...

DMNHCAGrandPrix you need to post some pics to the new C & V beauty contest Thread, you have a sure winner.
05-25-14, 10:55 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 26,351
Posted By dyander

1972 Condor Italia ...

1972 Condor Italia
http://i853.photobucket.com/albums/ab100/dyanderson79/IMAG0519_zps96da8c0b.jpg
http://i853.photobucket.com/albums/ab100/dyanderson79/102_1124.jpg
Rides pretty nice too.
I love...
05-17-14, 08:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,209
Posted By dyander

Well this is the best I could do. ...

Well this is the best I could do.

http://i853.photobucket.com/albums/ab100/dyanderson79/af2bf504-652b-4aed-8842-5ca2b1072f39_zps1e7cb4ec.jpg
...
05-16-14, 12:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,209
Posted By dyander

Brad, I totally agree, post a picture of your...

Brad, I totally agree, post a picture of your Blue Condor decal panel. The C is the same typeface and shadowing as the C that is plainly visible at the beginning of the purple bike, that and it's...
04-08-14, 12:17 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 16,556
Posted By dyander

That's what I'm talking about, you have one sweet...

That's what I'm talking about, you have one sweet looking frame there.



Velocals did a nice set of repro decals for me a few years ago, including a repro head tube decal. It looks like yours...
04-05-14, 12:55 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,080
Posted By dyander

Callig, here is the photo of mine. The head is...

Callig, here is the photo of mine. The head is unusually small to slide into the recess in the stay lug. Sorry I only have one. PM me if you need anything else, maybe I can find someone locally who...
04-05-14, 12:19 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 16,556
Posted By dyander

Callig, what a great photo, so much to like. I've...

Callig, what a great photo, so much to like. I've read he rode competitively well into his later years, and obviously on a classic bike. No problem upgrading to aero levers, but likes to keep his old...
04-04-14, 12:11 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 16,556
Posted By dyander

http://i853.photobucket.com/albums/ab100/dyanderso...

http://i853.photobucket.com/albums/ab100/dyanderson79/101_0995.jpg
04-01-14, 02:55 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 16,556
Posted By dyander

Join the club, besides the top of each page, most...

Join the club, besides the top of each page, most of these are repaints, just not that cool 80's speckle job like yours. Is that all Dura Ace? What vintage?
03-30-14, 01:25 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 16,556
Posted By dyander

OK Brad, You win. :rolleyes: The seat post is a...

OK Brad, You win. :rolleyes: The seat post is a real winner, every Condor collector needs one.
Columbus tubing seems unusual for an English builder, maybe a custom job? I'd guess the S is for...
03-28-14, 10:04 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 16,556
Posted By dyander

Yea, since so many of their bikes were custom...

Yea, since so many of their bikes were custom built with different builders over the years, it is really hard to pin down any of the provenance we'd like to know about these bikes. The components...
03-28-14, 09:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,839
Posted By dyander

I think it was like that for most of us BITD. For...

I think it was like that for most of us BITD. For me it was more of a case of never being able to afford the bike I wanted all at once, so my bike was evolving regularly with upgraded parts and...
03-28-14, 12:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,839
Posted By dyander

Wow, What a project, what a bike, all the effort...

Wow, What a project, what a bike, all the effort really shows.
I had to do a double take on the build list though, you've got the same set up I've been riding for the past 40 years. The cockpit is...
03-26-14, 06:17 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 16,556
Posted By dyander

Good Info callig, so '75 had water bottle mounts,...

Good Info callig, so '75 had water bottle mounts, but apparently no shifter bosses or cable guides yet. Any chance we can get the serial number from your bike, and if possible the known '75? Maybe we...
03-26-14, 10:30 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 16,556
Posted By dyander

Stevensb It is great to see some more pictures,...

Stevensb It is great to see some more pictures, The brake bridge looks sweet and center pull cable stop suggest an earlier racing (as callig suggests) or a touring model. Please keep the pictures...
03-24-14, 05:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,749
Posted By dyander

Did you leave enough chain to wrap the big ring...

Did you leave enough chain to wrap the big ring and rear cog? Or have you precluded a cross chain condition?
03-24-14, 03:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,749
Posted By dyander

Are you actually able to shift to your 31 tooth...

Are you actually able to shift to your 31 tooth cog (or the 30 on your Atom) with that NR Rear Derailleur?
03-23-14, 11:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,749
Posted By dyander

Wow, this is a truly spectacular bike. Gotta love...

Wow, this is a truly spectacular bike. Gotta love the seat tube decal.
03-20-14, 12:25 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 16,556
Posted By dyander

Brad Stevensb, here are some shots before and...

Brad Stevensb, here are some shots before and after I repainted in 2010. The Italia lugs are far more simple than yours, but I really like this look. I got the frame in 1980 and the years had not...
03-18-14, 11:24 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 16,556
Posted By dyander

What an awesome find, It will be stunning once...

What an awesome find, It will be stunning once you get it cleaned up. What is your build plan? I would venture to suggest it is a '67 Hurlow built Condor. My Italia was purchased by the original...
03-17-14, 06:05 PM
Replies: 7,361
Views: 3,240,791
Posted By dyander

I was not aware that you were the inspiration,...

I was not aware that you were the inspiration, but it looks like I got pretty close.
Your Rothrock Cyrcle event looks awesome. I grew up riding the same ridges about 100 miles ENE in Centre and...
03-11-14, 10:36 PM
Replies: 1,397
Views: 423,986
Posted By dyander

It is a great change of pace, a little slower,...

It is a great change of pace, a little slower, but the views are outstanding.
http://i853.photobucket.com/albums/ab100/dyanderson79/748CDD3C-D262-4806-970C-84ACC08E0592_zpsboes85kx.jpg
03-08-14, 11:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,349
Posted By dyander

absolutely follow velocals instructions. I...

absolutely follow velocals instructions. I followed the paint store and the decals bubbled because the final color coat had not finished offgassing before I applied them. I was bummed. Let the color...
03-01-14, 11:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,968
Posted By dyander

Yes, of course; if we didn't have hoods, a couple...

Yes, of course; if we didn't have hoods, a couple layers of the cloth tape made it bearable. Always had to keep an eye out for the rider who hit the drops though or you'd miss a wheel.

Todays...
02-27-14, 12:53 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,612
Posted By dyander

Well, the "up and over" hills here are long and...

Well, the "up and over" hills here are long and steep, and while 20 years ago I enjoyed spinning up these hills in my 39 x 26, I'm now in the 1:1 club and with the 28 small ring in front I have nice...
02-10-14, 10:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,234
Posted By dyander

Welcome James, Serial number info on the...

Welcome James,
Serial number info on the Italvegas is a bit sparse, but here is an old thread with some info. From the info available it is likely that your 4 digit serial number dates the bike...
02-01-14, 04:25 PM
Replies: 7,361
Views: 3,240,791
Posted By dyander

+1 on some lever hoods Sorry about the...

+1 on some lever hoods

Sorry about the weather, we tend to get spoiled out here on the sunny coast, but right now I trade a month on my trainer for a foot of rain. This will be a scary place this...
02-01-14, 12:59 PM
Replies: 7,361
Views: 3,240,791
Posted By dyander

I really love these bikes, everything from the...

I really love these bikes, everything from the true dirt-drop vintage MB race bikes to our budget built do everything bikes like turky lurkey's DB and Number 4000's GT on this page. Now with a month...
01-28-14, 12:36 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 14,621
Posted By dyander

Right now it is no contest, my conversion is such...

Right now it is no contest, my conversion is such a blast.http://i853.photobucket.com/albums/ab100/dyanderson79/891DF951-C161-4FCA-A355-7759C3A4B134_zpszc7pkh3t.jpg
01-11-14, 01:00 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,757
Posted By dyander

Thanks, mechanical removal will be required,...

Thanks, mechanical removal will be required, mustn't forget the safety glasses.

+1 on Robbies epistle, I particularly second the liberal use of WD-40 for basic cleaning and a true rider's...
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