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10-19-19, 01:10 PM
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Posted By chico81

Thank Bianchigirl, thatís exactly what I was...

Thank Bianchigirl, thatís exactly what I was thinking! Why dump that kind of $$$ into repainting a low-end Univega? At least the price is on point :)
10-19-19, 11:40 AM
Replies: 52,480
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Posted By chico81

Small Univega (50cm) with Cycle Art paint job, $75

No drive side photos, and I donít know the model, but $75 for a Cycle Art painted bike that looks to be in decent condition, I think it is worth the gamble. At 50cm itís far too small for me, and...
09-07-19, 04:20 AM
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Posted By chico81

Red Ironman Master for $140 in Huntington Beach, CA

It isnít mine, but thought Iíd share the link. Looks to be in decent shape. Missing original saddle, but should clean up nicely! If I were closer I would have probably already contacted the seller......
09-06-19, 04:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 703
Posted By chico81

Thanks everyone for the input! Youíve all given...

Thanks everyone for the input! Youíve all given me a lot to think about!

Good catch on the fork! I was also wondering about the recessed bolt, and the fact that itís fully chromed, these just...
09-06-19, 01:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 703
Posted By chico81

1970ís Colnago Super - What to do now?

I picked up a Colnago Super this week and Iím trying to determine what to do next :)It appears to be mostly original with some great Campy Super Record Pantographed parts! Iím guessing itís a Ď77-Ď78...
08-29-19, 08:11 PM
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Posted By chico81

Let me know if you want me to facilitate! I would...

Let me know if you want me to facilitate! I would be all over this if I didnít blow my budget on a Colnago Super earlier this week... to be honest, I almost wish I got the bianchi instead as itís...
08-29-19, 07:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 768
Posted By chico81

SOLD Thanks for the information!

SOLD

Thanks for the information!
08-29-19, 06:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 768
Posted By chico81

Schwinn Paramount, Full Campy Super Record. Helping a friend

My friend is trying to sell his Paramount, itís 24Ē and in great shape and has all the original Campy Super Record components as well as Cinelli stem and bars. It was his grandfatherís bike, and he...
08-29-19, 06:03 PM
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Posted By chico81

Bianchi Giro, full Campy, 61cm, $500

This bike looks to be in beautiful condition! And full Campy C-record too? Itís located about an hour north of San Diego. $500

https://offerup.co/Hi64Uh1NyZ
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08-28-19, 10:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 482
Posted By chico81

Thereís a 54cm Cinelli Centurion available just...

Thereís a 54cm Cinelli Centurion available just north of San Diego right now, $1200. Itís been sitting on CL for almost a month now :)
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08-24-19, 09:06 PM
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Posted By chico81

1987 Dave Milton Fuso - 55cm - $550 - San Diego

I canít seem to get a link for the bike, but I live about an hour north of San Diego, let me know if you want me to contact the seller or facilitate, just give me a PM.
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08-19-19, 12:22 AM
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Posted By chico81

Sorry, the bike was bought by a flipper and it is...

Sorry, the bike was bought by a flipper and it is now for sale on Craigslist in Carlsbad for $350.

https://sandiego.craigslist.org/nsd/bik/d/carlsbad-univega-specialissima/6959643391.html
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08-17-19, 10:17 PM
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Posted By chico81

Univega Specialissima - $150 Orange Co., CA

Same exact bike as the Miyata 1000, only marketed as Univega. Only $150! Wish it was my size!

https://offerup.co/m6vdWDfbfZ
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08-16-19, 11:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 947
Posted By chico81

What is this and is it worth restoring?

So, here is a challenge! The sellerís photos are pretty bad, but what I can tell from them is;

Repainted frame with wraparound seat stays and simple long pointed lugs.
Is fork original?
Campy...
08-14-19, 09:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 726
Posted By chico81

Nishiki Maxima

built in Italy, most likely by Colnago :)

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/bc5a8243_00df_4e2c_9568_32e6b69f75a2_934475f1dff54775801906f208eacf959efe710b.jpeg...
08-14-19, 02:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,386
Posted By chico81

Wow! Thank you everyone for all the kind words...

Wow! Thank you everyone for all the kind words and wonderful information! Especially your thorough post T-Mar! Youíre absolutely right, it has to be the Maxima, and was probably built by Colnago, or...
08-13-19, 08:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,386
Posted By chico81

It does have two cable guides, and here is a bad...

It does have two cable guides, and here is a bad photo of the head badge, or decal :)

...
08-13-19, 08:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,386
Posted By chico81

Yes, the fork is pantoíd with ďnishikiĒ and it...

Yes, the fork is pantoíd with ďnishikiĒ and it has Campy dropouts as well.
...
08-13-19, 06:54 PM
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Views: 3,893
Posted By chico81

Another Merlin

As per Tom Kellogg, it was built in July of 1991 :)
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08-13-19, 06:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,386
Posted By chico81

Italian Nishiki?!? What did I just buy?!?

Bought on pure impulse! It seemed interesting, an Italian built Nishiki with Campagnolo Nuovo Record, Cinelli, and Superbe components and a Columbus frame. So, what did I buy? Who built this? Iíve...
08-11-19, 10:11 PM
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Views: 7,086,640
Posted By chico81

Wow, thanks for the info and great eye! A Baylis...

Wow, thanks for the info and great eye! A Baylis restoration would be a prize, I love how he tweaked the original just enough to put his own mark on it. But, it is just way too small for me :(
08-11-19, 09:20 PM
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Posted By chico81

Gios Torino, painted by Brian Baylis, and a Buffalo Nickel?

Awesome Gios Torino painted by Brian Baylis, someone, let me know what the buffalo nickel is about! Iím intrigued!

In San Diego on Craigslist, $650
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08-05-19, 12:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,596
Posted By chico81

Thank you all for the kind words!! I really wish...

Thank you all for the kind words!! I really wish this was my size! I hate to give it up, but Iím going to post this in the appraisals forum and will be passing it on to someone who will get it on the...
08-05-19, 12:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,596
Posted By chico81

Haha! Thanks for the kind words, Kurt! You...

Haha! Thanks for the kind words, Kurt!

You can ask my wife, Iíve definitely been seduced by the dark side! :lol:

I too love the way the rims look with the skinwalls. As for their originality, I...
08-03-19, 11:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,596
Posted By chico81

Itís done!

Just finished the restore :) it turned out quite nice! But, itís just too small for me so I will probably just end up selling it :(
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07-29-19, 03:56 PM
07-29-19, 01:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 881
Posted By chico81

Itís BACK

The bike has been reposted. Here is a link. I think Iím going to pass on this one now, Iím in the process of purchasing a 70ís Raleigh Professional MK IV :)

https://offerup.co/sSNjVKq3IY
07-25-19, 12:44 PM
07-21-19, 01:22 AM
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Posted By chico81

Guerciotti - TALL 63cm? - $300 In La Jolla, CA

looks to be in incredible condition! Campy Victory? If it were a 58-60 I wouldíve contacted the seller already :(
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07-17-19, 10:17 PM
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Views: 7,086,640
Posted By chico81

Miyata Pro in LA - $200

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/505997910138580/
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07-17-19, 11:24 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,923
Posted By chico81

Like everything in life, there are positives and...

Like everything in life, there are positives and negatives. Yes, I too have ran into the issue of lost text, and it was frustrating. However, after this happened a few times I began writing my longer...
07-15-19, 01:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,596
Posted By chico81

I couldnít help myself....

So, this thing just sat on the market for an entire week, teasing me, so, to the chagrin of my wife, I had to get it!

It looks to be a lower-end Moser, but still a very nice bike! Columbus Aelle...
07-15-19, 02:06 AM
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Views: 7,086,640
Posted By chico81

Medici Pro Strada, Norco, CA - $250

https://inlandempire.craigslist.org/bik/d/norco-medici-pro-strada-1994/6933981589.html

Wish it were my size :(
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07-14-19, 10:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 897
Posted By chico81

Done!

Itís a bit later than I planned, but just finished up the restoration on my Merlin :) It turned out beautiful, not a scratch on it! Took it out for a quick ride, and boy, it handles like a top! It...
07-13-19, 05:23 PM
07-08-19, 10:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,918
Posted By chico81

Like a parent who says they donít have a favorite...

Like a parent who says they donít have a favorite child, but they totally do! Hahaha!! Iíll be sure to keep your secret ;)
07-06-19, 02:01 PM
07-05-19, 12:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,723
Posted By chico81

Yeah, thatís my favorite out of the lot! If it...

Yeah, thatís my favorite out of the lot! If it were my size it would be done and I would be riding it :(
07-04-19, 11:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,723
Posted By chico81

1987 Centurion Ironman Expert - 58cm - SOLD ...

1987 Centurion Ironman Expert - 58cm - SOLD

This is the worst of the lot. Has some paint overspray (will probably come off easy with alcohol or goof-off), some rust on dropouts, missing some...
07-04-19, 10:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,723
Posted By chico81

SOLD1989 Bridgestone MB-1 Comp - 49cm (19.3Ē) -...

SOLD1989 Bridgestone MB-1 Comp - 49cm (19.3Ē) - SOLD

Mostly original. But, currently has an aftermarket suspension fork and V-brakes on the bike. The original owner lost the Koski fork (boo!!),...
07-04-19, 10:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,723
Posted By chico81

SOLD 1988 Bridgestone RB-1 Synergy - 53cm - SOLD ...

SOLD 1988 Bridgestone RB-1 Synergy - 53cm - SOLD

Mostly original except saddle, tires, and bar tape. No dents or dings. Needs all consumables including cables and housings. Has some scratches but...
07-04-19, 10:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,723
Posted By chico81

1982 Miyata 1200 - 54cm

1982 Miyata 1200 - 54cm- SOLD

Professional Racing Series. Completely original including cloth bar wrap, tires, and Suntour Superbe Pro dropouts. Awesome components! No dents or dings. Some minor...
07-04-19, 10:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,723
Posted By chico81

FS - 1982 Miyata 1200, 1988 RB-1, 1989 MB-1, 1987 Ironman Expert

Iím looking to get rid of some of my fixer-uppers that donít fit me. I originally planned on restoring them, but found that I just donít have the space or time (got a 1 year old son who monopolizes...
07-04-19, 03:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,596
Posted By chico81

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/09dfaaf7_363f_4603_b3b7_c21073b89a40_3e87bbbd3fae59c8c0292458b2f914b9d377ea22.jpeg

I hear that. I just got this Serotta two days...
07-04-19, 12:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,596
Posted By chico81

It looks like it may be a 56cm, a little too...

It looks like it may be a 56cm, a little too small for me. Iím hoping another BF member gets it, because when I see deals like this I just canít help myself! Even if it isnít my size. I would love to...
07-04-19, 12:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,596
Posted By chico81

F. Moser - SAVE ME FROM MYSELF!!!

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1624x750/06f8406d_98e3_433a_96bb_24f1e61363e7_3f8e62eac481b644ae07f68da94c8d31a15eefaf.png
I found an 80ís Moser that from the terrible...
07-04-19, 01:28 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,918
Posted By chico81

Thanks for the link. I ended up requesting a...

Thanks for the link. I ended up requesting a membership there so I could see photos and links. I was able to find a 1985 catalog scan, and the ďClub SpecialĒ model closely matches my bike,...
07-04-19, 12:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,918
Posted By chico81

Haha! I had no idea. That being said, the house I...

Haha! I had no idea. That being said, the house I got the bike from was quite impressive, and there WAS a beemer in the driveway... however, I was lucky enough to get the bike from the original owner...
07-03-19, 04:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,918
Posted By chico81

Why the embarrassment? Is there a stigma to...

Why the embarrassment? Is there a stigma to Serottas? What could be wrong with a beautiful handmade bike? The craftsmanship on my new bike is superb! Iím new to Serotta, but I now consider myself a...
07-03-19, 01:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,918
Posted By chico81

Rear derailleur

Forgot to mention in the last post. The bike rides sooo nice, but the rear derailleur on the bike is kind of a sloppy dog. Iím thinking about replacing it with a spare dura ace 7700 short cage RD I...
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