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01-20-23, 05:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 298
Posted By sced

Ditto on the ultra fine steel wool

Ditto on the ultra fine steel wool
12-31-22, 10:51 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,650
Posted By sced

1973 Holdsworth custom. For Christmas 1972 my...

1973 Holdsworth custom. For Christmas 1972 my parents bought my 2-year older sister a new Datsun 510 and my consolation prize as 16-year old was a blank check for a new bicycle. A few years ago I had...
12-21-22, 08:59 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,681
Posted By sced

Depending on how long you think you have left,...

Depending on how long you think you have left, give one away every (pick interval here) to a good cause or home. There probably isn't life changing money involved here.
12-21-22, 07:25 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,839
Posted By sced

Does anyone actually oil their hubs? .......As a...

Does anyone actually oil their hubs? .......As a practical matter are the clips necessary?
12-02-22, 07:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 535
Posted By sced

Could'ave been briefly exciting

Could'ave been briefly exciting
11-30-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,835
Posted By sced

They have been doing excellent work for a long...

They have been doing excellent work for a long time.
11-27-22, 05:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,299
Posted By sced

Campagnolo Chorus long-cage with (imitation)...

Campagnolo Chorus long-cage with (imitation) road-link handling a 34T 7sp

https://velobase.com/ViewComponent.aspx?ID=C7428FFD-36BA-473C-B394-52CB81C9641A&Enum=108&AbsPos=44
...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-22, 01:05 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,016
Posted By sced

https://www.ebay.com/itm/113852183514?chn=ps&_trkp...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/113852183514?chn=ps&_trkparms=ispr%3D1&amdata=enc%3A1-apsUkLMTgCP9LxRxrf_lw88&norover=1&mkevt=1&mkrid=711-117182-37290-0&mkcid=2&mkscid=101&itemid=113852183514&targetid=&devic...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-22, 12:33 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,016
Posted By sced

You can move your downtube shifters to the bar...

You can move your downtube shifters to the bar ends with pods - an easy conversion - and keep both hands on the bars while shifting
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-22, 05:33 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,672
Posted By sced

One can never have too many bicycles. A different...

One can never have too many bicycles. A different one for every occassion and mood.
10-30-22, 04:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 401
Posted By sced

I wonder if it could be made safe to ride by...

I wonder if it could be made safe to ride by bonding a then non-removable seat post or sleeve of appropriate length inside the seat tube
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-22, 03:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 222
Posted By sced

I've been riding Calimas for a few years and...

I've been riding Calimas for a few years and really like them...
10-06-22, 05:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 968
Posted By sced

Looks like a Cinelli 1A

Looks like a Cinelli 1A
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-22, 06:36 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,877
Posted By sced

I've crushed 2 and felt a little bad about it...

I've crushed 2 and felt a little bad about it each time, but there's plenty left in Upstate SC.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-22, 05:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 550
Posted By sced

You might do better posting this in the Classic...

You might do better posting this in the Classic and Vintage sub-forum https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/
08-10-22, 07:32 PM
Replies: 1,010
Views: 121,532
Posted By sced

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Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-22, 12:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,016
Posted By sced

Sharp bike for sure (I only ride Campy).....I saw...

Sharp bike for sure (I only ride Campy).....I saw a video on Youtube a few years ago about the Bianchi factory in Italy at the time. It was clear the workers were just assembling bikes out of boxed...
08-05-22, 06:53 AM
Replies: 1,010
Views: 121,532
Posted By sced

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07-16-22, 08:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 508
Posted By sced

I wanted to paint lug linings and lug windows on...

I wanted to paint lug linings and lug windows on my Macario and did a search on getting paint to adhere to chrome. I found a recommendation for Elmers Probond Advanced and used it to good effect as a...
07-16-22, 12:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 495
Posted By sced

Maybe it's on the map shown here...

Maybe it's on the map shown here https://m.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?p=22420339&styleid=8
07-12-22, 07:00 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 20,835
Posted By sced

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07-09-22, 05:03 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,104
Posted By sced

I put a 14-34 7spd freewheel with a 1st gen...

I put a 14-34 7spd freewheel with a 1st gen long-cage Chorus rd and a roadlink on my Macario and even with a 52/42 crank I feel like a mountain goat.

...
07-09-22, 04:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 511
Posted By sced

1st generation Chorus long-cage rear derailleur....

1st generation Chorus long-cage rear derailleur. It looks great and shifts fabulously across a wide range freewheel.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-22, 07:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,224
Posted By sced

WOW! I am definitely a fan of shiny metal over...

WOW! I am definitely a fan of shiny metal over all the black stuff and those wheels are tres kool and decently priced. I build my own wheels and have a similar looking set with silver Record hubs and...
06-19-22, 04:58 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,554
Posted By sced

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06-17-22, 10:40 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,204
Posted By sced

Don't know if op has seen this thread on 1979...

Don't know if op has seen this thread on 1979 Holdsworth Professional. https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1159000-1979-holdsworth-professional-project-frame-track-bike.html
06-14-22, 07:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 989
Posted By sced

I did not. He was something of a celebrity around...

I did not. He was something of a celebrity around bikeforums
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-22, 07:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,310
Posted By sced

I don't see how the op can go wrong. Not much...

I don't see how the op can go wrong. Not much coin to get feet wet and if he/she gets the bug can always sell it for a least a few hundred.
06-14-22, 05:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 989
Posted By sced

https://forums.thepaceline.net/showthread.php?t=25...

https://forums.thepaceline.net/showthread.php?t=254111
06-14-22, 05:36 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,854
Posted By sced

I use an old saucepan that I put on that stove at...

I use an old saucepan that I put on that stove at low heat - easy peasy
06-14-22, 05:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 989
Posted By sced

And only since 2015...maybe a world record

And only since 2015...maybe a world record
06-13-22, 05:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 422
Posted By sced

Looks high end with Campagnolo Record components,...

Looks high end with Campagnolo Record components, full wrap-around seat stays as used on the Professionals though the Pro's used a Cinelli style fork crown.

Maybe something similar hidden in here...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-22, 05:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 546
Posted By sced

It depends on how used up the bike is. Metal...

It depends on how used up the bike is. Metal parts wear and plastic/rubber parts harden and crack. Some parts are expensive to replace and others not so much. Maybe you have a knowledgeable friend...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-22, 05:49 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,375
Posted By sced

I use gel super glue for all kinds of jobs -...

I use gel super glue for all kinds of jobs - amazing stuff, and you can buy it at Dollar Tree for $1.25 for 2 or 3 tubes. With a close fitting nail the repair will last forever.
05-26-22, 09:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 615
Posted By sced

I had another thought something like Gorilla...

I had another thought
something like Gorilla tape inside https://www.walmart.com/ip/Gorilla-Black-Tape-To-Go-Handy-Roll-1-in-x-10-Yard-Roll/15160148
something like black silicone outside to fill...
05-25-22, 08:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 615
Posted By sced

put some backing material inside (maybe fabric?)...

put some backing material inside (maybe fabric?) and glue it all together with gel super glue - amazing stuff
05-16-22, 12:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 544
Posted By sced

You can get more clearance between the rear...

You can get more clearance between the rear derailleur pulley and the largest cog by using a Road Link (or a less expensive copy from Ebay). You might be able to get a few extra teeth on the largest...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-22, 05:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 202
Posted By sced

You definitely should post your questions on the...

You definitely should post your questions on the Classic and Vintage sub-forum https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-22, 06:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,034
Posted By sced

I got my wife into riding at the same time I got...

I got my wife into riding at the same time I got back into it after a many-year layoff due to raising a family. I built her a custom classic racing bike from mostly used parts and upgraded as she got...
05-04-22, 05:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 736
Posted By sced

Sadly, this 1985 Bianchi Brava has a...

Sadly, this 1985 Bianchi Brava has a broken-through headtube-downtube lug. It was my wife's who weighed less than 120 lbs. A framebuilder said the gap between the downtube and lug wasn't properly...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-22, 05:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 822
Posted By sced

So long as you get the framesize right you...

So long as you get the framesize right you shouldn't have any real problems unless some aspect of the bike is defective when received (unlikely). I have assembled several bikes for myself and family...
04-29-22, 04:54 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,501
Posted By sced

++++ Minivans are the ultimate on-road utility...

++++ Minivans are the ultimate on-road utility vehicle. If I could only own one car it would be a minivan (I have 4 cars).
04-19-22, 05:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 391
Posted By sced

I have purchased this tape in red, silver, and...

I have purchased this tape in red, silver, and yellow/gold and it looks and works well. It is soft and textured, so only slightly shiny. The only issue is the rolls are kinda short so one has to be...
04-18-22, 05:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 391
Posted By sced

I bought some FUBAR tape several years years ago...

I bought some FUBAR tape several years years ago and really liked it. It had a slick shiny printed finish over foam. I was looking for some more a few years later but it appeared they'd cratered...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-22, 01:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,271
Posted By sced

I second that you should post your interests in...

I second that you should post your interests in the Classic and Vintage sub-forum. There is tremendous knowledge about steel bikes there.
02-21-22, 04:11 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,523
Posted By sced

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02-21-22, 04:10 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,523
Posted By sced

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02-21-22, 04:09 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,523
Posted By sced

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-22, 06:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 948
Posted By sced

Check out BikesDirect. I've bought 3 (2 road...

Check out BikesDirect. I've bought 3 (2 road bikes and 1 MTB) for my family and they are good value. Examples for around the city
http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/Mango/macaw3_cruisers_al.htm...
02-01-22, 10:43 AM
Replies: 420
Views: 51,041
Posted By sced

1990ish Viner Nemo with mostly 1st gen Campagnolo...

1990ish Viner Nemo with mostly 1st gen Campagnolo Athena

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/p1010440_b81993223b30542e9aaf52b7048d82a2440885c7.jpg
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