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12-03-18, 01:15 AM
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Posted By Tychom

I spent the afternoon yesterday at the Alex...

I spent the afternoon yesterday at the Alex Singer 80th birthday event. I've uploaded a gallery of photos here (https://photos.app.goo.gl/goZDyMGcviowSehE8)
08-07-17, 09:15 AM
Replies: 3,614
Views: 965,640
Posted By Tychom

There's some photos here...

There's some photos here (https://www.flickr.com/photos/tychom/albums/72157657030596902) from it's original build. The only difference being the wheels, which I'm too anal to ride on. Hence the...
08-07-17, 01:37 AM
Replies: 3,614
Views: 965,640
Posted By Tychom

I need to change the stem, the angle isnt level,...

I need to change the stem, the angle isnt level, and then that'll probably mean a change of bars and some skinnier bar tape too.
08-07-17, 01:36 AM
Replies: 3,614
Views: 965,640
Posted By Tychom

My Rebiai in it's current guise: ...

My Rebiai in it's current guise:

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4308/36055522912_d23481c679_b.jpg
09-29-16, 09:21 AM
Replies: 3,614
Views: 965,640
Posted By Tychom

My REBIAI ...

My REBIAI

https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8143/29892050502_3d0bdfdb67_b.jpg

https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5138/30005779285_bda33a209b_b.jpg

etc...
10-16-13, 02:17 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 60,233
Posted By Tychom

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2838/9491410855_d7db...

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2838/9491410855_d7db8c6407_b.jpg

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7376/9494170872_1605000590_b.jpg

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7381/9493468762_b162e1e36e_b.jpg
01-27-13, 09:46 AM
Replies: 4,189
Views: 787,802
Posted By Tychom

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8229/8420575582_653f...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8229/8420575582_653f386d63_b.jpg


http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8329/8420583162_f6b3342af9_b.jpg
Forum: Framebuilders
01-17-13, 03:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,157
Posted By Tychom

For posterity sake here's another photo of that...

For posterity sake here's another photo of that clamp -

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8225/8390844408_854c15d7a9_z.jpg

Yeah, I figured I'd pick it up - my size, a little different and a nice...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-08-13, 11:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,157
Posted By Tychom

Integrated seat-post clamp in the seat cluster/top tube

So I'm not really sure where else in the forums to post this but it seems somewhat relevant. I saw this today (on something to maybe buy..) and I'm just thinking it looks like a rather bad and...
Replies: 2
Views: 674
Posted By Tychom

Attractive but unknown hubs

Picked up a nice little thing today and it has some wheels on these hubs, I've looked on velobase but haven't been able to dig anything up.

They have very nice quick release skewers, very...
10-01-12, 09:37 AM
Replies: 402
Views: 102,156
Posted By Tychom

Yeah it all seized up, drive and non-drive side...

Yeah it all seized up, drive and non-drive side bearings.

The bike had felt sluggish for a while but as it was fixed gear and as you aren't spinning the cranks independent of the wheels at any...
10-01-12, 02:13 AM
Replies: 402
Views: 102,156
Posted By Tychom

I picked up a velo orange french-threaded bottom...

I picked up a velo orange french-threaded bottom bracket last year and sadly it didn't even last through the winter period with daily albeit short commutes, as far as I can tell the bearings aren't...
09-27-12, 06:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,248
Posted By Tychom

I wouldn't call it an EU problem but it's...

I wouldn't call it an EU problem but it's something that's been going on in Spain with international orders for the last couple of years - I've a friend who lost a whole Leica last year. I believe he...
09-27-12, 04:14 AM
Replies: 3,614
Views: 965,640
Posted By Tychom

It ebbs and flows but yeah recently there's been...

It ebbs and flows but yeah recently there's been some lovely stuff at prices it's hard to say no to, and they all fit in a nice gap - this Gillen I want to move over to my parents or in-laws place,...
09-26-12, 05:42 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,628
Posted By Tychom

Certainly not what you're after but one of the...

Certainly not what you're after but one of the nicest riding bikes I've had has been a Motobecane Super Mirage with Columbus 'inexternal' tubing, of which it's hard to find much info about. A mid-end...
09-26-12, 02:05 AM
Replies: 3,614
Views: 965,640
Posted By Tychom

Picked this up for very little yesterday - a...

Picked this up for very little yesterday - a local bike, Gillen were based somewhere in the 'burbs of Paris.


http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8174/8025867384_61908d267c_c.jpg

...
09-12-12, 11:18 AM
Replies: 3,614
Views: 965,640
Posted By Tychom

Not entire bikes but I figure these are...

Not entire bikes but I figure these are interesting enough all the same for people to take a look at:


Two bikes made in and around Paris in the early 90s:


First up a Polchlopek...
Replies: 0
Views: 809
Posted By Tychom

YA lug or frame ident thread

Picked this up a few weeks ago and having searched here and there I'm still none the wiser as to what it may be underneath. So from top to bottom, front to back:
...
07-26-12, 05:38 AM
Replies: 3,614
Views: 965,640
Posted By Tychom

Just finished putting together this old Gitane...

Just finished putting together this old Gitane School. I just have a couple of things todo, I've some old G40 rims I want to lace up to something (these wheels are from another bike really) and then...
07-26-12, 05:34 AM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,316,409
Posted By Tychom

Gitane School, more or less done ...

Gitane School, more or less done

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8293/7643844562_266cb1daba_b.jpg
Replies: 2
Views: 466
Posted By Tychom

C-Record centrury brake levers?

I picked these up recently as 'grey-green campagnolo brake levers', which sounded too good to be true, so the question is as I've never seen any in the flesh - are these Century finish, they're all...
Replies: 1
Views: 394
Posted By Tychom

Campag derailleur identification

Oddity, mismash, or something else entirely?

http://desmond.imageshack.us/Himg19/scaled.php?server=19&filename=p1090964q.jpg&res=medium

It looks a bit like a first-gen Super Record with the...
05-04-12, 08:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,267
Posted By Tychom

Still trying to work out still quite what the...

Still trying to work out still quite what the rear hub is all about, it's not just that the rear shield emblem is upside down but there's a minor ridge around the insides of the flanges below the...
05-03-12, 03:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,267
Posted By Tychom

I just added a bunch of shots taken in the...

I just added a bunch of shots taken in the evening sun to the set over on flickr (http://www.flickr.com/photos/tychom/sets/72157629951224771/) that show off the paintwork a little better, here's a...
05-03-12, 01:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,267
Posted By Tychom

Not quite that bad, throw in the crankset and...

Not quite that bad, throw in the crankset and we're there though :)


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Not yet, I must have misunderstood the guy as I thought he said the tires were bust so I didn't try to pump them...
05-02-12, 05:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,267
Posted By Tychom

I've just been going through part by part working...

I've just been going through part by part working out just what everything is and came across the same thing. A very nice find! I've not checked in the frame yet but what's visible above is in great...
05-02-12, 03:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,267
Posted By Tychom

Brown Nuovo Record find

So I followed a hunch on an ad today and it turned out rather nicely. An ad with no real qualities, details and two awful cellphone photos. You know the score. All I could make out was a fuzzy heart...
03-27-12, 03:37 AM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,316,409
Posted By Tychom

I'd wanted two things recently, to ride...

I'd wanted two things recently, to ride single-speed around town for a while rather than fixed and to build my first set of wheels. I ended up putting this together to scratch those itches:
...
03-17-12, 02:32 AM
Replies: 3,614
Views: 965,640
Posted By Tychom

I try and do the Wednesday nights as often as...

I try and do the Wednesday nights as often as possible (when life doesn't get in the way) and certainly excited by them now that the weather has improved. Other than that I get out maybe every other...
03-15-12, 05:40 AM
Replies: 3,614
Views: 965,640
Posted By Tychom

My Look KG 243 ...

My Look KG 243

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7183/6969219171_34a2225aee_b.jpg

Other than the heavy wheels I'm very happy with it over the few rides it's had this last week, it's very stiff,...
03-10-12, 07:34 AM
Replies: 2,319
Views: 941,249
Posted By Tychom

Look KG 243 ...

Look KG 243

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7183/6969219171_34a2225aee_b.jpg

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7205/6823096032_e66eee6b78_b.jpg

Just put this together quite quickly from parts I...
02-27-12, 02:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,257
Posted By Tychom

I've been hunting the internets trying to find...

I've been hunting the internets trying to find that information :( the cranks only have their length, pedal threading and an A3 in a square. So the latter should be the date code but I'm having...
02-27-12, 01:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,257
Posted By Tychom

Campagnolo Athena 8 speed bottom brackets..

So I picked up an 8 speed groupset recently, mostly Athena with a little Chorus and some Mavic wheels. I was reading up on it before it arrived and as far as I could tell (Velobase and other sources)...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-12, 09:55 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 6,281,503
Posted By Tychom

Not my doors and quite bizarre chance that I came...

Not my doors and quite bizarre chance that I came across them. My shake down ride was aimed down at the river Marne where I figured I'd stop, take photos and come back again. A nice easy first ride....
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-12, 06:50 AM
Replies: 27,163
Views: 17,700,214
Posted By Tychom

I should be able to raise the the seatpost a...

I should be able to raise the the seatpost a little in the future as I get some flexibility back in over the next few weeks but still, that post does look a little chunky and the variable setback I...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-12, 05:28 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 6,281,503
Posted By Tychom

Gears - yeah the gear is due to quickly gearing...

Gears - yeah the gear is due to quickly gearing up on coming to a halt so I could get off again in a hurry. That bit slipped my mind.

The door - blue-yellow colour blind or just not a fan of...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-12, 02:26 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 6,281,503
Posted By Tychom

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7012/6659986689_bffd...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7012/6659986689_bffdf91f28_z.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-12, 09:47 AM
Replies: 27,163
Views: 17,700,214
Posted By Tychom

Look KG-171 Team ...

Look KG-171 Team

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7012/6659986689_bffdf91f28_z.jpg

Just put this together for the new year. Horribly cross-chained in the photo, apparently the engine still needs...
Replies: 11
Views: 1,117
Posted By Tychom

C-Record equipped Merckx 753

So I'm trying to decide on how much to offer for this:

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6058/6282572549_2da4efce57_b.jpg

I don't need it, but I want it ;)

What's a fair but none too...
10-19-11, 02:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 435
Posted By Tychom

Everything is new here - BB, chain and cranks. ...

Everything is new here - BB, chain and cranks.

I guess I can try tomorrow without the chain on and see how it feels, hopefully the roughness will be noticeable on the stand and I can possibly...
10-19-11, 11:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 435
Posted By Tychom

A little grindyness on newly installed cartridge BB

I installed a brand new cartridge bottom bracket for the first time having previously only worked on cup n cone ones and I'm feeling a little grindyness going on under power. So the question is what...
10-19-11, 12:26 AM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,316,409
Posted By Tychom

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6220/6259026108_844...

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6220/6259026108_8446f63715_b.jpg

Almost done, I've a few things to do such as find a silver clamp for the brake lever, a headset spacer so I can remove the Mafac...
10-17-11, 11:15 AM
Replies: 11,217
Views: 1,053,862
Posted By Tychom

Any idea what hubs these are? ...

Any idea what hubs these are?

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4125/5085007307_e54f04c0a1.jpg

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4083/5085603540_457e087f77.jpg
08-03-11, 03:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,044
Posted By Tychom

Lenton 58, Actually it does have the label...

Lenton 58,
Actually it does have the label "Fait Main, Controle Service des Courses" on the downtube. Looking around at the various mercier equipe photos I'd noticed the white bar tape on their...
08-02-11, 10:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,044
Posted By Tychom

Yeah I'm already considering pink cotton wrap...

Yeah I'm already considering pink cotton wrap (possibly even pink+white diamond) shellaced (transparent) but so far I'm in two minds over whether to replace it as the pink plastic tape is in superb...
08-02-11, 08:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,044
Posted By Tychom

My new Mercier

I just picked this up in the deepest darkest French countryside:

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6145/6001702960_68a39f0309_z.jpg

Here's more images on flickr:...
08-02-11, 06:16 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 60,233
Posted By Tychom

Just picked up this Mercier ...

Just picked up this Mercier

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6145/6001702960_68a39f0309_z.jpg

It's very, very pink.
07-27-11, 01:14 PM
Replies: 639
Views: 47,104
Posted By Tychom

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6004/5973437900_234...

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6004/5973437900_23424fbddd_z.jpg

Some guys zipping through Paris at the weekend. D700 with Tamron 28-75
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-11, 05:25 PM
Replies: 27,163
Views: 17,700,214
Posted By Tychom

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5267/5691034329_fa0...

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5267/5691034329_fa099e39f3_b.jpg

Unknown Italian bike with Campi Super Record and a few new parts (pedals, rims)
05-03-11, 12:50 AM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,316,409
Posted By Tychom

Stuck on a new saddle, ...

Stuck on a new saddle,

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5070/5681777062_51a8ff0c31_b.jpg

Should be changing seatpost soon,and on the lookup for some black & trans/beige tyres (nothing really...
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