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10-13-19, 10:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 822
Posted By juvela

----- Catalogue pages from the manufacturer...

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Catalogue pages from the manufacturer -

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/800x1129/fujita_yfc_saddles__b06d9314c1afb1ffb13a7ffb9e36273f29dec8e1.jpg...
10-11-19, 06:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 398
Posted By juvela

----- They were also distributed badged as...

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They were also distributed badged as Sears & Roebuck bicycles...sometimes "J.C. Higgins"

The forum had a wonderful thread begun by a first-time restorer who took in a Sears badged example...
10-07-19, 02:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 946
Posted By juvela

----- Member CV-6 might like one or more of...

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Member CV-6 might like one or more of these for his current Sauvage restoration.


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10-02-19, 02:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 307
Posted By juvela

----- Machine appears to have begun life as...

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Machine appears to have begun life as a ~1976 model Super Mirage.

Its headset, stem, bar, brakes, saddle pillar and shift levers are all original.

Drive train and wheels replaced.
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09-28-19, 10:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 712
Posted By juvela

----- Do you filter the water for the...

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Do you filter the water for the washing machine or is that for the utility sink only?

Curious to see the "Atlantic" marque.

Cesare Rizzato had an economy marque called "Atlantica" that...
09-28-19, 05:36 PM
Replies: 938
Views: 153,087
Posted By juvela

----- luukin' moyte b mo' e-z iffin' ya wuz...

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luukin' moyte b mo' e-z iffin' ya wuz t' spel 'er noma keyrecktleighly :lol:


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09-28-19, 11:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 712
Posted By juvela

----- Make sure to find one which will not...

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Make sure to find one which will not react with existing finish to create yellowing.

If unsure, test sample in unobtrusive spot...


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Replies: 30
Views: 1,325
Posted By juvela

----- The Vigorelli marque was one of...

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The Vigorelli marque was one of several house brands employed at the shop of Michael Frayssse in Ridgefield New Jersey. (Best known for the Paris Sport badge.)

Given the poster's stated...
09-22-19, 02:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 338
Posted By juvela

----- Trim colours - transfers have...

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Trim colours -

transfers have yellow-orange-red bands

you might wish to consider something in this range for handlebar wrap and cable casing

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09-21-19, 03:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 338
Posted By juvela

----- Date confirmation - the cycle's...

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Date confirmation -

the cycle's shift levers and front mech look to be Sachs Huret

the front mech should be marked with a four digit numeral which gives the date

the first two...
Replies: 4
Views: 363
Posted By juvela

----- You might wish to inquire about this...

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You might wish to inquire about this over at thecabe.com forum.

It is more up their street...

Registration is free.

The bottom bracket shell for a one-piece chainset might suggest...
09-12-19, 06:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By juvela

----- Cannot help but think of all the...

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Cannot help but think of all the thousands of bicycle ID requests we have had from persons who provide blurry cell phone images taken in feeble light.


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09-07-19, 03:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 379
Posted By juvela

----- Appears we are in the land o' Gaul...

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Appears we are in the land o' Gaul here.

Chainset is NERVAR Sport, cottered version.

Original gear ensemble was Simplex. Front mech an shift levers are replacements. Original shifter...
09-05-19, 07:32 AM
Replies: 1,887
Views: 157,933
Posted By juvela

----- Bozaks a fave o' mine as well. ...

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Bozaks a fave o' mine as well.

Fairly rare here in California where I am located due to the shipping cost from MA.

Local stereo store manager told me salespersons were instructed to...
09-04-19, 05:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 350
Posted By juvela

------ the practice of using discarded/extra...

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the practice of using discarded/extra cups as chasers by cutting notches into the threads is one which cannot be repeated too often.

home mechanics understandably balk at the high cost...
09-04-19, 10:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 796
Posted By juvela

----- Frame looks like it may be eleven tube...

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Frame looks like it may be eleven tube Reynolds constructed with BOCAMA Professional lug set and Huret forged ends.
Libertas has house brand transfers which somewhat resemble Reynolds....
09-02-19, 07:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 224
Posted By juvela

Raleigh Lenton Marque III of MCML

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09-02-19, 04:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 699
Posted By juvela

----- Heard him on the radio the other...

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Heard him on the radio the other evening being interviewed about his band and their touring schedule.

Non-stop positive high energy.

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Ran into him by chance once. It was a...
Replies: 5
Views: 456
Posted By juvela

----- The forum had a recent thread on this...

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The forum had a recent thread on this machine from another member asking for information.

Do not recall the poster.

IIRC T-Mar posted on the thread so he may recall it.


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Replies: 2
Views: 322
Posted By juvela

----- Your dating looks spot on from here! ...

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Your dating looks spot on from here! :thumb:

You must be getting to where you no longer require the forum for these sorts of questions. :)

She looks in quite fine fettle for a...
09-01-19, 01:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 525
Posted By juvela

----- :thumb: Great to read you have...

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:thumb:

Great to read you have matters now well sorted. ;)

Sounds like machine produced in 1969 as a 1970 model year product.

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08-23-19, 02:28 PM
Replies: 1,887
Views: 157,933
Posted By juvela

----- Max: "If I have to be here in this...

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Max: "If I have to be here in this corpus with its permanent fur coat I may as well get comfortable...peel me grape..."

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08-19-19, 09:32 PM
Replies: 1,887
Views: 157,933
Posted By juvela

----- Verily, life is rough. :lol: ...

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Verily, life is rough. :lol:


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08-19-19, 09:37 AM
Replies: 1,887
Views: 157,933
Posted By juvela

----- Thanks so much! :thumb: They are...

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Thanks so much! :thumb:

They are soooooo cute! :love:

The question we are all wondering about:

are you able to tell them apart?
08-17-19, 10:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 832
Posted By juvela

----- Lugs resemble the Tange copy of the...

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Lugs resemble the Tange copy of the Prugnat 62d.

Note how thick they have been left.

Almost looks like student work...
Replies: 17
Views: 1,096
Posted By juvela

----- hello shern, thanks for posting ...

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hello shern,

thanks for posting

fine job with the pictures

model is called U08
08-16-19, 02:30 PM
Replies: 1,887
Views: 157,933
Posted By juvela

----- On those occasions when kitty cannot...

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On those occasions when kitty cannot be found there are two time-tested strategies -

a) put out an empty cat-sized box

b) run the electric can opener :D


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08-16-19, 11:13 AM
Replies: 1,887
Views: 157,933
Posted By juvela

----- "No worries, If my hindquarters...

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"No worries, If my hindquarters slide off this cushion my forequarters will remain right up top. And if you think I have a lot of fur you have not been through a Minnesota winter."

...
08-16-19, 11:07 AM
Replies: 1,887
Views: 157,933
Posted By juvela

----- And obviously a most fortunate fellow...

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And obviously a most fortunate fellow to have found such a loving home with you! :thumb:

Certainly looks to be doing great now. :love:


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08-16-19, 10:07 AM
Replies: 1,887
Views: 157,933
Posted By juvela

----- '"That vole I just ate does not...

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'"That vole I just ate does not seem to be agreeing with me. It may be on its way back up..."


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08-14-19, 03:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 922
Posted By juvela

----- XXVI.IV is common for Oytoy quality...

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XXVI.IV is common for Oytoy quality plain gauge. ;)

Me guess would be that builder selected plain gauge due to -

a) frame size

b) load carrying
08-13-19, 05:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 922
Posted By juvela

----- One aesthetically pleasing aspect of...

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One aesthetically pleasing aspect of the Hellenic examples cited in signal nr. 6 is the parallelism of the seat stays to the downtube.

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Slightly OT -

One of the numerous things I...
08-13-19, 11:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,042
Posted By juvela

----- Thanks so much for all of this great...

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Thanks so much for all of this great information MauriceMoss & verktyg! :thumb:

capnjonny they give you the very finest of help. :)

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One thing have yet to do is check me...
08-11-19, 01:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 894
Posted By juvela

----- Thanks very much for posting - fun...

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Thanks very much for posting - fun thread!

Roberts was known for bespoke touring framesets in the late '70's - early '80's era of this machine.

Did you examine the white Bianchi Forza...
08-11-19, 07:36 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,546
Posted By juvela

----- Three posts making the same...

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Three posts making the same statement...

All you need do is post it seven more times and you will be eligible to post photos...


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08-06-19, 12:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,508
Posted By juvela

----- hello again noah, two thoughts - ...

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hello again noah,

two thoughts -

a) that is quite a bit of exposed spindle showing in the closeup photo. makes me wonder if spindles are original to pedals. certainly a chance they...
07-29-19, 10:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 757
Posted By juvela

----- The Gran Prix stem from Tecno Tubo...

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The Gran Prix stem from Tecno Tubo Torino suggests machine manufactured in 1970.

It may have been a nominal 1971 model and/or purchased new in 1971.

OTOH it does express the Brampton...
Replies: 11
Views: 619
Posted By juvela

----- QUE BUENO DON ROBERTO! :) IIRC...

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QUE BUENO DON ROBERTO! :)

IIRC (one jumbo caveat in me case :o ) Lambie be in the vicissitude o' 54-ish and little Teddy here appeareth 52-ish.


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Replies: 13
Views: 632
Posted By juvela

----- Looks Interclub to me also. The...

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Looks Interclub to me also.

The higher models mentioned above would exhibit the "willow leaf" seat stay cap.

First year for this transfer pattern was 1974.

Some of the details...
07-07-19, 01:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 403
Posted By juvela

----- WOW, thanks for sharing this wonderful...

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WOW, thanks for sharing this wonderful find! :love:

Shall look forward to following along as you work with her.

Appear to be still in business today...
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07-05-19, 08:25 PM
Replies: 938
Views: 153,087
Posted By juvela

------ It has been many years since viewing...

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It has been many years since viewing either film.

Me recollection is that Rogue Male devotes more time to Thorndike's experiences after returning to the U.K.

It is also much more...
07-05-19, 07:45 PM
Replies: 938
Views: 153,087
Posted By juvela

----- Rogue Male was a remake of a 1941 film...

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Rogue Male was a remake of a 1941 film starring Walter Pidgeon and Joan Bennett titled Man Hunt,

Both films based on the novel by Geoffrey Household.
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07-04-19, 11:43 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,830
Posted By juvela

----- As opposed to what? --- ...

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As opposed to what?


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Don Federico -

stem/bar note -
07-02-19, 01:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,830
Posted By juvela

----- According to factory specification...

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According to factory specification from ACER-MEX tubeset is Columbus DB.

They do not specify whether SL, SP or mixed.

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Thanks for posting Don Federico! :)
Replies: 15
Views: 1,148
Posted By juvela

----- Still no progress toward an...

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Still no progress toward an identification.

Names on transfers may have meaning for member MauriceMoss.

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Replies: 23
Views: 2,040
Posted By juvela

----- prepping for sale - suggest...

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prepping for sale -

suggest removal of bar padding, pletscher rack and afa pump holder

wheels appear weinmann/alesa rims with wired-on tyres rather than the tubs mentioned


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06-20-19, 06:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,956
Posted By juvela

----- Happy to read you found the photos...

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Happy to read you found the photos helpful.

Perhaps you should get together with noobinsf to begin a Campania owner's club. ;)

It is not a marque I had ever known anything about, even...
06-20-19, 12:40 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 11,093
Posted By juvela

----- Yet one additional good reason to...

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Yet one additional good reason to abide with analog.


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06-20-19, 12:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,956
Posted By juvela

----- Bonjour Oncle Oncle, came across...

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Bonjour Oncle Oncle,

came across some good images of a red '72 S10- S -
...
Replies: 4
Views: 748
Posted By juvela

----- very nice respray! :) 105bis...

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very nice respray! :)

105bis chainwheels also non-stock

they were not created until 1977

potential spacing problem as teeth cut from both sides of stock, unlike the 93 c/w's which...
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