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11-25-16, 10:39 PM
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Posted By 72Paramount

Looks like u need a super record group.

Looks like u need a super record group.
11-25-16, 10:35 PM
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Posted By 72Paramount

I am thankful for my divorce which I will be...

I am thankful for my divorce which I will be filing this week. When the love is gone it's gone. Looking forward to many tomorrows and new experiences. Thankful for many great friends, family,...
11-25-16, 10:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,711
Posted By 72Paramount

Don't go with weinmann levers and centerpulls.....

Don't go with weinmann levers and centerpulls.. upgrade to campy side pulls, thank me later. Jk there were options when ordering a Paramount which significantly upped the price. But you can't go...
11-23-16, 08:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,954
Posted By 72Paramount

I say get a new race bike, but what I have had a...

I say get a new race bike, but what I have had a ton of fun with when not riding a roadie, is my 1983 mongoose ATB mountain bike. I put a campagnolo bmx crank on the front and laced up some Phil...
11-22-16, 09:37 PM
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Posted By 72Paramount

Here ya go.

Here ya go.
11-22-16, 02:21 PM
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Views: 751
Posted By 72Paramount

I will take close ups of the fork when I get home...

I will take close ups of the fork when I get home from work.
11-21-16, 10:30 PM
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Posted By 72Paramount

Most of My bikes are from the early 70's and that...

Most of My bikes are from the early 70's and that is where my heart is too, I also have a mid 70's Colnago Super with a mix of Nuovo and super record. Honestly I've been riding downtube friction...
11-21-16, 09:43 PM
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Posted By 72Paramount

The De Rosas were built for campagnolo to display...

The De Rosas were built for campagnolo to display their new at the time c-record road and Pista groups. (1984). They were a matched pair except for the forks. Campagnolo decided to debut their new...
11-21-16, 08:36 PM
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Posted By 72Paramount

Here is a pic of the croce brakes and a downtube...

Here is a pic of the croce brakes and a downtube shot.
11-21-16, 08:23 PM
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Posted By 72Paramount

And they aren't Deltas they are the croce d'aune...

And they aren't Deltas they are the croce d'aune model brakes that have the exterior clip.
11-21-16, 08:21 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By 72Paramount

The white bike is actually not white. It is raw...

The white bike is actually not white. It is raw aluminum. The top bike is a Master light, and the other is a 1988 duall ergal. It has the double down tubes, and was actually made in the ALAN...
11-21-16, 07:56 PM
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Posted By 72Paramount

I guess no one likes Colnagos on this forum...

I guess no one likes Colnagos on this forum anymore.
11-21-16, 01:09 AM
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Posted By 72Paramount

Get some Cinelli 26.4 bars to match the stem, or...

Get some Cinelli 26.4 bars to match the stem, or get a smaller stem to go with the bars you want. Those are the two best options. I hate shims. They work when there's no other option I guess, but...
11-21-16, 12:47 AM
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Views: 751
Posted By 72Paramount

New to me Colnagos

I had some of my bikes and framesets on CL the past couple of weeks seeing if I could generate some funds to help out with the holidays. A got a text from So. Cal, really nice guy wanted My De Rosa...
06-21-16, 06:04 PM
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Views: 2,042
Posted By 72Paramount

No Paramount? That's just un-American.

No Paramount? That's just un-American.
05-09-16, 10:36 PM
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Posted By 72Paramount

Wiggle it just a little bit.

Wiggle it just a little bit.
04-12-16, 11:16 PM
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Posted By 72Paramount

Back at Central Valley BMX we had a saying...

Back at Central Valley BMX we had a saying "Thank-goodness for Aqua-Net."
04-08-16, 11:52 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,290
Posted By 72Paramount

I am going to take it apart this weekend if I...

I am going to take it apart this weekend if I have time on Sunday. It's interesting to say the least.
04-08-16, 03:52 PM
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Views: 6,290
Posted By 72Paramount

The BB is indeed Swiss threaded 35 X 1. My bike...

The BB is indeed Swiss threaded 35 X 1. My bike has a French Campagnolo BB with an adapter cup on the drive side to make it work, because on Swiss BB The drive side screws in the opposite that of a...
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Posted By 72Paramount

It's pretty boring. With so many awesome bikes...

It's pretty boring. With so many awesome bikes out there, I seriously doubt it would go too much over 500.
04-07-16, 11:41 PM
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Posted By 72Paramount

Show Off Your Chrome Bikes

Let's see some chrome people!!!514481This is my 1972 Schwinn Paramount P13/9. Let's keep em' coming!
04-07-16, 10:36 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,290
Posted By 72Paramount

I checked the ears. Seems like there is a slight...

I checked the ears. Seems like there is a slight taper from bottom to top maybe 1-2mm. The post did go in and come out rather easily, but it wasn't hard to tighten either.
04-07-16, 09:54 PM
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Views: 6,290
Posted By 72Paramount

Brooks tape, cane creek hoods, leather straps...

Brooks tape, cane creek hoods, leather straps still on the way. Also swapped out the ripped cinelli Unicantor for a 1970s Brooks saddle I had been saving for the right project. I still might look...
04-07-16, 03:12 PM
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Views: 6,977
Posted By 72Paramount

I look at it like this: the customer you could...

I look at it like this: the customer you could have had by stocking a few inexpensive consumables in the corner is now gone for good. The Guy who rides vintage steel, but buys new bikes for his kids...
04-06-16, 08:59 PM
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Posted By 72Paramount

I couldn't agree with you more. It's kind of...

I couldn't agree with you more. It's kind of funny considering a lot of the new stuff they are promoting mimicks the " vintage" stuff.
04-06-16, 08:54 PM
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Posted By 72Paramount

Yep. I paid $41.00 the last time I bought Lizard...

Yep. I paid $41.00 the last time I bought Lizard Skin at a Shop. The last time I bought some was $ 30 shipping included on eBay.
04-06-16, 01:18 AM
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Posted By 72Paramount

I'm sure the tape will be fine on something. ...

I'm sure the tape will be fine on something. Brooks doesn't really make anything terrible. I'll probably like it once I try it out. It doesn't bother me to stash it in My parts bin for use at a...
04-06-16, 12:49 AM
Replies: 74
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Posted By 72Paramount

I just wanted some basic IMO consumables. I'm...

I just wanted some basic IMO consumables. I'm not blaming the shop for anything at all. I gave it a try and was just less than thrilled with the experience. It's no big deal, just frustrating...
04-06-16, 12:33 AM
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Views: 35,122
Posted By 72Paramount

I can remember going into Valley Sporting Goods,...

I can remember going into Valley Sporting Goods, Modesto's Schwinn dealer. They had crap bmx bikes with coaster brakes, rigid mtb's when shock forks were dominant, and GT had full suspension...
04-05-16, 11:28 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,977
Posted By 72Paramount

Today's bike shop experience

Went in to one of the oldest bike shops in My area today. In the rafters hung some beautiful machines. A blue Colnago Master full Super Record highly polished, mint condition. A Caylor frameset(...
04-04-16, 11:32 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 10,574
Posted By 72Paramount

That's because you aim out.... I on the other...

That's because you aim out.... I on the other hand have to roll one leg of my pants up one cuff, put my foot on the edge and pee down. FYI 34"inseem ��
04-04-16, 04:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,184
Posted By 72Paramount

They will be just fine. those bikes came factory...

They will be just fine. those bikes came factory with NR. With the short reach the pad will just be all the way down in the slotted position, but will look and function great.
04-04-16, 03:28 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 10,574
Posted By 72Paramount

It's all a game. I know exactly what he is...

It's all a game. I know exactly what he is talking about. I can't stand the "buyers" that are such cheapskates that they practically want you to give the bike away, no matter the asking price. ...
04-04-16, 09:36 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,290
Posted By 72Paramount

I'm actually fine with the plain paint scheme,...

I'm actually fine with the plain paint scheme, I'm not a big fan of the Swiss fade.
04-04-16, 03:33 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,290
Posted By 72Paramount

I'll have to check that tomorrow. My wife will...

I'll have to check that tomorrow. My wife will really think I'm nuts if I start taking the wheels off at 2:33 am!!!
04-04-16, 03:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,184
Posted By 72Paramount

I have a 73 and a 74 pro. I can measure the...

I have a 73 and a 74 pro. I can measure the reach on them tomorrow for you. I am running super record on the 74, and a recessed set of triomphe calipers on the 73(looks super clean vs. nutted)
04-04-16, 03:01 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,290
Posted By 72Paramount

3003 found a web page on Bocama lugs, and...

3003

found a web page on Bocama lugs, and you are right, it's a 72 degree angled lug.
04-03-16, 10:53 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,290
Posted By 72Paramount

Cleaning up the Bocama lugs I found a "72"...

Cleaning up the Bocama lugs I found a "72" stamped on the backside of the toptube lug. So I am going to assume at this point that it is a 1972. That makes sense to me. That would mean that the rear...
04-03-16, 10:10 PM
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Posted By 72Paramount

Looks like a Raleigh to me.

Looks like a Raleigh to me.
04-03-16, 10:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,290
Posted By 72Paramount

27inch wheelset with a fat specialized tire on...

27inch wheelset with a fat specialized tire on the rear. Narrower in front. Has the high flange record hubs.
04-03-16, 10:01 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 12,492
Posted By 72Paramount

Maybe some sort of cinelli-like marque. Windsor...

Maybe some sort of cinelli-like marque. Windsor maybe? Total guess, but she is pretty.
04-03-16, 09:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,290
Posted By 72Paramount

You hit the nail on the head. The stingrays were...

You hit the nail on the head. The stingrays were collectible, but were not anything I could ride. The allegro is My size 60cm and has great components. And I have been looking for a NR triple for...
04-03-16, 09:24 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,290
Posted By 72Paramount

The derailleur says "patent" but no year on it. ...

The derailleur says "patent" but no year on it. I'm thinking the tires are 27 x 11/4 as well, but I haven't measured yet.
04-03-16, 09:21 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,290
Posted By 72Paramount

It seems quite similar to my 74 international. ...

It seems quite similar to my 74 international. It has eyelets front and rear and with the triple and wide range in the rear, seemed like more of a sport/tourer than an all out race bike. Similar to...
04-03-16, 09:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,290
Posted By 72Paramount

I have no worries about the trade, this guy is a...

I have no worries about the trade, this guy is a Pepsi cola rep who got the bike out of an estate. The" crappy stingrays" were not crappy. One was a nos 1998 Orange krate that msrp was 500 the other...
04-03-16, 07:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,290
Posted By 72Paramount

New to Me 1970ish Allegro Professional? Touring bike full Campy

Just traded two schwinn sting-rays for this Allegro that I don't know very much about other than the fact that it's a Swiss Co. I figure that this bike was probably near the top of their product...
03-31-16, 12:20 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,664
Posted By 72Paramount

Anything with 531 tubing and a Brooks saddle gets...

Anything with 531 tubing and a Brooks saddle gets my vote on longer rides.
03-26-16, 09:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,437
Posted By 72Paramount

Make it fit so you can ride it 20 more years!!!

Make it fit so you can ride it 20 more years!!!
03-26-16, 09:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,291
Posted By 72Paramount

If the frame is a repaint, pass. It's pretty...

If the frame is a repaint, pass. It's pretty easy for a good body man to hide an accident. With original paint you can't hide much.
03-26-16, 07:22 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 11,383
Posted By 72Paramount

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511765511767511775511776511777511778511786511787511788511789511790511791Here's a little glimpse of my junk collection. The De Rosa Cronometro frames are My favorite to look at. My favorite rider is...
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