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11-09-21, 06:52 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 14,907
Posted By th0m

The 2018 BMC Teammachine SLR01 with...

The 2018 BMC Teammachine SLR01 with Ultegra/Dura-Ace Di2 and Zipp 303's that I recently sold. It's not the most enjoyable (that would be my '94 Colnago Master Olympic probably), but definitely the...
10-15-21, 10:54 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,126
Posted By th0m

I would love to get a Panasonic frame. Have been...

I would love to get a Panasonic frame. Have been oogling the FRCC22 and FRCC12 frames for some time now. The fact that it requires a bit of effort to order one outside of Japan, plus that everyone...
10-15-21, 04:29 AM
Replies: 8,147
Views: 2,803,798
Posted By th0m

Thanks. The tape is Brooks Microfibre. Kinda...

Thanks. The tape is Brooks Microfibre. Kinda stiff and hard to wrap imo, but looks and feels nice.
10-14-21, 11:56 PM
Replies: 8,147
Views: 2,803,798
Posted By th0m

My Master Olympic with 12 speed Chorus: ...

My Master Olympic with 12 speed Chorus:
https://happyride.se/forum/attachments/dsc_0011-2-jpg.510865/
It got a little shorter but slammed black stem since that photo, so looks a lot racier. Went...
10-01-21, 07:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,769
Posted By th0m

Agreed. The NP has become my go-to stem. Have yet...

Agreed. The NP has become my go-to stem. Have yet to be disappointed in any Nitto products.
10-01-21, 07:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,769
Posted By th0m

No quill stems made by 3T in many years. They...

No quill stems made by 3T in many years. They barely make a-head stems these days, seems to be focusing on frames exclusively.
10-01-21, 06:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,769
Posted By th0m

Current manufacturers of quill stems?

Could we make a list? Not all too many still making decent quality quill stems. I'll start.

Cinelli
Nitto
Deda
Kalloy
Soma
Factory Five
09-28-21, 03:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 533
Posted By th0m

I've had R8000 (both mechanical and Di2) and...

I've had R8000 (both mechanical and Di2) and 12-speed Chorus and they're both excellent. No complaints. I have a preference for Chorus though because of ergonomics. I also find the Campag thumb lever...
09-10-21, 12:26 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,186
Posted By th0m

Thanks for explaining! Maybe I'll look for a...

Thanks for explaining! Maybe I'll look for a Quantum II then for example, instead of a Pro (even though that Aeros fork is damn sexy). I have no doubt the headset bearings are of fine quality either...
09-09-21, 03:11 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,186
Posted By th0m

Could someone educate me a little about the...

Could someone educate me a little about the Klein-specific BB and headset standards and what that means exactly? I've always loved the look of a Quantum Pro and have started to keep an eye out for...
09-05-21, 08:36 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 11,678
Posted By th0m

Went a little overboard with this bike. I bought...

Went a little overboard with this bike. I bought it just at the start of the pandemic with a plan to just give it a good clean and some lube (had the original 8-speed Record groupset on it) but I...
08-14-21, 02:00 AM
Replies: 794
Views: 127,989
Posted By th0m

Found this Corsa Extra for sale locally and...

Found this Corsa Extra for sale locally and became a little curious... Is anyone able to tell the approximate year and what the tubing might be?
https://photos.app.goo.gl/5L1TRUfy5pzTwMzu7
08-04-21, 03:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 701
Posted By th0m

Does the spindle have the correct taper for the...

Does the spindle have the correct taper for the crank arms? I'm thinking the new BB might be ISO taper and the arms JIS or vice versa?
08-02-21, 12:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 817
Posted By th0m

Gilco is also "square" (or "star" shaped as they...

Gilco is also "square" (or "star" shaped as they call it), as you can see in this (https://www.cycling-obsession.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/master_tube_profile.jpg) picture of the Gilco profile....
08-02-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 817
Posted By th0m

The Tange tubes were crimped exactly the same as...

The Tange tubes were crimped exactly the same as Gilco, so there's no way to tell just from the tube shape sadly. Going by the paintwork, the lack of a Columbus logo on the steerer and the '94 Record...
08-02-21, 08:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 817
Posted By th0m

I have come to the conclusion that it's more...

I have come to the conclusion that it's more likely Tange than Columbus, but it would still be nice to know for sure.
08-02-21, 08:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 817
Posted By th0m

It has the clover leaf. Assuming the frame and...

It has the clover leaf. Assuming the frame and the groupset is from the same year, it should be from '94 as you say.
08-02-21, 05:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 817
Posted By th0m

Determining tubeset on a Colnago Master Olympic?

A while back I bought a Master Olympic that was missing its tubing decal. I assumed that it's made from Columbus Gilco, so that's the decal I bought, but I later found out that for a short while...
07-31-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,233
Posted By th0m

My mid 90's Colnago Master Olympic takes 28 mm...

My mid 90's Colnago Master Olympic takes 28 mm tyres easily. Never tried anything bigger, but quite sure you could fit 30 or possibly even 32 mm tyres without issue.
07-11-21, 01:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,104
Posted By th0m

Thanks, I've been looking at the old Campagnolo...

Thanks, I've been looking at the old Campagnolo wrenches, but those things go for silly money. This one from VAR looks quite nice though: https://cdn.bike24.net/i/mb/07/4d/67/277789-00-d-557596.jpg
...
07-10-21, 02:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,104
Posted By th0m

Best 32mm headset wrench?

I've been using the double sided Park Tool wrenches for a few years, but I've always found the fit quite big and sloppy. It's almost impossible to use them without leaving ugly marks on the headset...
06-28-21, 11:02 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,503
Posted By th0m

The current Master use some kind of Dedacciai...

The current Master use some kind of Dedacciai tubing as far as I know. Still crimped.

My Master Olympic is from the year or two in the mid 90's where they used crimped Tange "Ultimate Superlight".
06-28-21, 11:43 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,503
Posted By th0m

Yes, if I were to get a custom frame from a...

Yes, if I were to get a custom frame from a smaller maker I would probably choose something from within the EU, for convenience sake. Have been looking at Rychtarski...
06-28-21, 12:04 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,503
Posted By th0m

Actually, since Brexit there shouldn't be much...

Actually, since Brexit there shouldn't be much difference ordering from the US or UK. Taxes, import charges etc should be the same.

Skål!
06-26-21, 11:48 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,503
Posted By th0m

I've been eyeing Mercian frames for years,...

I've been eyeing Mercian frames for years, especially the Superlight, which l really like. I have also heard exactly what you say, that their ability to build to customer specified tire clearences or...
06-26-21, 11:35 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,503
Posted By th0m

I was mostly wondering if anyone has had any...

I was mostly wondering if anyone has had any first hand experience with any of these or similar frames and could make a comparison of overall build quality. Most of them use basic SL tubing anyway...
06-26-21, 05:28 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,503
Posted By th0m

He/they do. I was in contact with them not that...

He/they do. I was in contact with them not that long ago when I was contemplating a repaint of my Colnago. They are not super expensive when it comes to frame restorations and apparently very skilled.
06-26-21, 05:24 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,503
Posted By th0m

Thanks! The "Doge" in Columbus Spirit and Max...

Thanks! The "Doge" in Columbus Spirit and Max looks fantastic and sounds like it should be an amazing ride on paper at least.
06-26-21, 05:01 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,503
Posted By th0m

Forgot to mention the Cinelli Supercorsa of...

Forgot to mention the Cinelli Supercorsa of course. Unacceptable.
06-26-21, 04:53 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,503
Posted By th0m

Any "modern retro" frames currently made that stand out?

I was looking around at some of the classic bike brands' current collections, and most of them offer at least one retro looking lugged steel frame. There is the Colnago Master X-Light and Arabesque,...
06-24-21, 02:38 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,387
Posted By th0m

I've never had a Brooks (:eek:) but I have a...

I've never had a Brooks (:eek:) but I have a Berthoud Galibier on my main bike that I'm very fond of. Like several others have said, get a saddle that's comfortable from the get-go, not one that you...
06-23-21, 05:42 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 11,678
Posted By th0m

Hoping to be able to post a photo here quite...

Hoping to be able to post a photo here quite soon. I'm "downgrading" my Colnago Master Olympic from 8-speed Record to 12-speed Chorus. Still waiting for cranks, cassette, BB and wheels though. It...
06-13-21, 02:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 819
Posted By th0m

All cables were cut squarely, the inner housing...

All cables were cut squarely, the inner housing rounded off with an awl and then filed smooth. I've used ferrules in the shifter body, but I'm sure that's how it's supposed to be with this...
06-12-21, 10:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 819
Posted By th0m

Made a quick video where you can see the problem....

Made a quick video where you can see the problem.
https://youtube.com/shorts/OweLPZTGUDQ
06-12-21, 09:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 819
Posted By th0m

-I'm quite certain the chain is correctly sized...

-I'm quite certain the chain is correctly sized (106 links in this case).
-I've tried all kinds of B-screw settings with the same result.
​​​​​-The cassette is a NIB Record 8-speed cassette. I've...
06-12-21, 08:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 819
Posted By th0m

Yes, that's the first thing I did. Dead straight.

Yes, that's the first thing I did. Dead straight.
06-12-21, 02:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 819
Posted By th0m

8-speed Record shifting issues

So, I've done a complete restoration/overhaul on a mid 90's Colnago Master with 8-speed Record. Everything works great except for some minor issues with the rear derailleur that bugs me. Something...
05-05-21, 02:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 798
Posted By th0m

How can you between Record and Chorus aero seatposts?

I'm looking to get a Record aero seatpost to "complete" the groupset on my 90's Colnago with 8-speed Record. However, looking through eBay for example, there seem to be some confusion what is a...
03-22-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,515
Posted By th0m

Yes, they have been replaced by the Corsa Race....

Yes, they have been replaced by the Corsa Race. Recently mounted a pair of Corsa Evo's (which are a little heavier than the Race and intended for more all-round use) in 28 mm on my main bike and can...
03-21-21, 04:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,040
Posted By th0m

Photo request - H+Son TB14 in grey anodized

I have a really difficult time deciding which rims to get for my new wheel build. The H Plus Son TB14's in grey anodized look nice in stock photos, but I would love to see them on a finished bike...
03-15-21, 05:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 235
Posted By th0m

Vintage ITM catalog?

I came across a scanned ITM catalog from the 90's online a while back that I stupidly forgot to save. It contained stuff like the 600 and 700 stems, Super Italia PRO 260 bar etc etc. Would love it if...
03-11-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,110
Posted By th0m

Looking in the 1994 spare parts catalog, they...

Looking in the 1994 spare parts catalog, they should be correct for an 8-speed hub.
Campagnolo Spare Parts Catalogue - 1994 Product Range page 43...
03-11-21, 03:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,110
Posted By th0m

https://www.merciancycles.co.uk/online-shop/campag...

https://www.merciancycles.co.uk/online-shop/campagnolo-hubs-spokes-rims-etc/fh-re014/
03-08-21, 08:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,452
Posted By th0m

If you're a fan of early-generation Shamals,...

If you're a fan of early-generation Shamals, those Hunts could work as a decent substitute. Guess I'll just have to get used to the look, having been riding black rims only for many years now.
...
03-08-21, 03:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,452
Posted By th0m

Suggestions for new 36h rims?

I've managed to get my hands on a NOS 8-speed Record rear hub to replace the old worn out one on my beloved Master Olympic (the only thing left of the old Record components that doesn't function as...
02-05-21, 02:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,191
Posted By th0m

BLB makes some quite affordable threaded chromed...

BLB makes some quite affordable threaded chromed steel forks.
https://www.bricklanebikes.co.uk/forks
02-01-21, 12:45 AM
Replies: 420
Views: 50,368
Posted By th0m

This one has some pink bits. I've been thinking...

This one has some pink bits. I've been thinking about having it repainted in pearl white (simply because I really like pearl white frames), similar to the Colnago PR99 colour scheme, but the original...
01-31-21, 02:28 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 33,981
Posted By th0m

Wow. That is one of the nicest frames ever made...

Wow. That is one of the nicest frames ever made imo and one of my dream bikes. Not at all jealous.
01-22-21, 11:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 275
Posted By th0m

LOOK titanium frames?

I really like the look (:rolleyes:) of LOOKs titanium bikes. Does anyone here have any experience with them? Did they make any titanium models other than the KG282 and 292?
01-17-21, 02:47 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 124,198
Posted By th0m

My recent restoration project. Very pleased with...

My recent restoration project. Very pleased with the result.
https://happyride.se/forum/attachments/dsc_0852-2-jpg.460980/
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