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07-26-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,827
Posted By Hailstorm_7

Oh, and to provide some reassurance, there is no...

Oh, and to provide some reassurance, there is no dent in the top tube. There's a tiny ding on the top, but there is no sizeable dent or damage (besides rust) anywhere on the frame. :)
07-26-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,827
Posted By Hailstorm_7

Thanks all for your thoughts and input. I suppose...

Thanks all for your thoughts and input. I suppose "Restore" should have been clarified a bit. Without question, I intend to tear this bike down; clean and polish everything; replace cables, housing,...
07-22-20, 06:50 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,827
Posted By Hailstorm_7

Should I Restore This Paramount?

Hi, all. We see some crazy things come through our local bike collective, including this 1974 Schwinn Paramount. The shop manager identified the year via the serial number, which admittedly I could...
10-22-19, 09:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,779
Posted By Hailstorm_7

Thanks again for your patience. The BB is 68mm...

Thanks again for your patience. The BB is 68mm and "normal" threaded (right-hand on non-drive and left on drive side). There appears to be three holes in the head tube. I was unable to find any...
10-21-19, 05:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,779
Posted By Hailstorm_7

Will do, and thanks again. Pics hopefully by...

Will do, and thanks again. Pics hopefully by tomorrow evening.
10-21-19, 07:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,779
Posted By Hailstorm_7

And I was getting to those measurements as soon...

And I was getting to those measurements as soon as possible. The seatpost size is 27.2mm. Unfortunately, I haven't had a chance yet to check or confirm the BB size/threading. I would be surprised if...
10-16-19, 08:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,779
Posted By Hailstorm_7

Repainted Mystery - Need help ID'ing

We had another mystery bike left at our local co-op. Obvious repaint, and all identifying features are gone. No serial number visible, unfortunately. What I could spot, however, were the Campagnolo...
09-23-19, 08:50 PM
Replies: 57,566
Views: 8,370,279
Posted By Hailstorm_7

This one has been floating around in our area for...

This one has been floating around in our area for a while. Can't say that I know much about the marque.

https://bozeman.craigslist.org/bik/d/bozeman-classic-sexy-road-bike/6970896075.html
09-02-19, 06:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 893
Posted By Hailstorm_7

Thanks, lady.

Thanks, lady.
09-02-19, 06:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 893
Posted By Hailstorm_7

Thanks! Again, honored to be on there. Yours is...

Thanks! Again, honored to be on there. Yours is one of the only pages about this brand on the internet. Great to have the resource.
08-07-19, 07:46 AM
Replies: 2,729
Views: 642,418
Posted By Hailstorm_7

Finished this as a refurbish for a non-cyclist...

Finished this as a refurbish for a non-cyclist friend wanting to once again have a bike to ride (hence the platform pedals and squishy saddle). Thankfully, it was donated along with the original...
06-27-19, 08:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,048
Posted By Hailstorm_7

From the dumpster to a good home. That's how the...

From the dumpster to a good home. That's how the story should go. Great work!
06-07-19, 05:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 893
Posted By Hailstorm_7

Certainly not Kansas. What do you mean?

Certainly not Kansas. What do you mean?
06-07-19, 05:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 893
Posted By Hailstorm_7

Absolutely. I'd be honored.

Absolutely. I'd be honored.
06-07-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 893
Posted By Hailstorm_7

Sancineto Build Complete

Just finished up the build on this 1996 Sancineto that was actually donated to the bike cooperative where I work. Chorus 8-speed groupset. The hubs are, unfortunately, not Campagnolo; that will...
03-29-19, 12:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,043
Posted By Hailstorm_7

Thanks, all. I didn't think I was going to get...

Thanks, all. I didn't think I was going to get lucky on a PX10, but at $5 or $6, why not check. Thanks again!
03-29-19, 09:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,043
Posted By Hailstorm_7

Peugeot Identification

I'm assuming the answer is "low end," but I just wanted to ensure a reasonable opportunity didn't slip through my grasp. The cottered cranks are likely telling me everything. But...any quick toss...
03-01-19, 08:38 AM
Replies: 3,027
Views: 263,930
Posted By Hailstorm_7

ISO a late 90s Campagnolo Chorus (or compatible)...

ISO a late 90s Campagnolo Chorus (or compatible) brake barrel adjuster and a crank torque bolt for a similar era Chorus crank set. Both pieces were likely used across multiple models (e.g., Athena,...
Replies: 16
Views: 1,198
Posted By Hailstorm_7

Thank you!

Thank you!
Replies: 16
Views: 1,198
Posted By Hailstorm_7

Pictures of the seat tube stamping. Seat post is...

Pictures of the seat tube stamping. Seat post is 27.2.

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1328x747/0223191010_resized_076a9895b51037923b1fb4220782bf9fda9c4f92.jpg...
02-21-19, 09:34 AM
Replies: 3,215
Views: 714,453
Posted By Hailstorm_7

Well then it just fits right it. :)

Well then it just fits right it. :)
02-21-19, 09:16 AM
Replies: 3,215
Views: 714,453
Posted By Hailstorm_7

[/left] Holy drillium. Is it only partially...

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Holy drillium. Is it only partially done on the largest cassette cog? Great conversion, though. Classy and practical.
Replies: 16
Views: 1,198
Posted By Hailstorm_7

I'll do my best to recall. Difficulty is as well...

I'll do my best to recall. Difficulty is as well that I do not know what the previous owner(s) switched out before I got my mitts on it. I'm almost sure the cranks are original, as is the headset and...
Replies: 16
Views: 1,198
Posted By Hailstorm_7

We were thinking around $400. Honestly, though,...

We were thinking around $400. Honestly, though, with the parts as switched out as they were, I'm not comfortable using them to ID the bike. Looking at catalogs and the decals specifically (which I do...
Replies: 16
Views: 1,198
Posted By Hailstorm_7

I did have to replace a number of the components...

I did have to replace a number of the components and make do with what we had lying about the shop. Much of it is not original, then. Certainly did not get all the parts on there that I wanted...
Replies: 16
Views: 1,198
Posted By Hailstorm_7

Bianchi ID & Value

Hopefully someone will have an idea what this Bianchi that came into our co-op is. I wasn't able to find a serial number, and the mixed components are certainly not original. Any rough value for...
02-13-19, 02:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,689
Posted By Hailstorm_7

+1 support for the compressible housing. In my...

+1 support for the compressible housing. In my experience, the more housing added, the more "squish" you get. When I installed my aero 600s, the rear had full length cable housing between the brake...
01-25-19, 03:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,045
Posted By Hailstorm_7

I will definitely keep the offer in mind. Thank...

I will definitely keep the offer in mind. Thank you!
01-25-19, 10:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,045
Posted By Hailstorm_7

"Italian" Chainstay Shift Cable Stops

What is the best solution for dealing with (what I have come to call) Italian-style shift cable stops? Included is an example below from a Bianchi that I've been working to restore. It won't fit 4mm...
01-11-19, 10:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,083
Posted By Hailstorm_7

Son of a gun. Given his location, I would say...

Son of a gun. Given his location, I would say that's the exact frame. Guess he just never traded it. Matt1986, thank you so much for the tip.
01-10-19, 08:56 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,022
Posted By Hailstorm_7

Wonderful story. Does he have a good lock...

Wonderful story. Does he have a good lock available for that beauty?
01-04-19, 01:46 PM
Replies: 2,363
Views: 748,357
Posted By Hailstorm_7

It's a long story, but it certainly is not...

It's a long story, but it certainly is not intended as a bison deterrent. ;)
01-04-19, 09:19 AM
Replies: 2,363
Views: 748,357
Posted By Hailstorm_7

It's typically the first three weeks of April or...

It's typically the first three weeks of April or so. Not all the roads are open, unfortunately. I believe it's just the stretch from Gardiner to West Yellowstone, and one route that comes in from the...
01-04-19, 08:36 AM
Replies: 2,363
Views: 748,357
Posted By Hailstorm_7

Both are gorgeous. Mine is currently equipped...

Both are gorgeous. Mine is currently equipped with a random assortment of Campagnolo. When I put it together, parts and pieces were hard to find around here, and I wasn't quite willing to drop the...
01-03-19, 02:26 PM
Replies: 2,363
Views: 748,357
Posted By Hailstorm_7

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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I'm the one on the left (brand-whoring...
01-03-19, 09:09 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 11,621
Posted By Hailstorm_7

A lot of it depends on where you're comfortable....

A lot of it depends on where you're comfortable. I'm about 5'10", ride a 56cm frame, and I'm more comfortable on a 90mm stem or so (and with less slant). I might consider a 60mm stem if the frame was...
01-03-19, 08:37 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 11,621
Posted By Hailstorm_7

Do you have a local bicycle co-op? That provides...

Do you have a local bicycle co-op? That provides a great mid-point between dropping it off at a shop (and learning nothing) and facing the task alone. The co-op where I volunteer adheres to a...
01-02-19, 11:32 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 9,465
Posted By Hailstorm_7

#truth...

#truth (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=truth)
Thank you for this.
01-02-19, 09:14 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 9,465
Posted By Hailstorm_7

Like many, I once turned up my nose at the idea...

Like many, I once turned up my nose at the idea of a motorized or pedal-assist bicycle. That mindset has since changed. First, it's going to be an entirely personal choice. No one's forcing me or...
12-20-18, 08:46 AM
Replies: 2,199
Views: 209,151
Posted By Hailstorm_7

My little murder muffin. She's just over four...

My little murder muffin. She's just over four months best we can figure. Tiny when I got her, and about four and a half pounds at her last appointment. Damn, they grow up quickly....
12-20-18, 08:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,083
Posted By Hailstorm_7

The shop manager and I both ride the same size:...

The shop manager and I both ride the same size: 56cm - which it is. So, he proposed arm wresting for it; I proposed rock, paper, scissors. In the end, it may come down to dueling pistols. ;)

If I...
12-19-18, 12:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,083
Posted By Hailstorm_7

I'll get the pics as soon as I can, though it may...

I'll get the pics as soon as I can, though it may have to be later this week.
12-19-18, 11:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,083
Posted By Hailstorm_7

Columbus Max.

Columbus Max.
12-19-18, 07:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,083
Posted By Hailstorm_7

Need help identifying and dated a Sancineto frame

I'm still in disbelief that this beauty was donated to the local bike co-op where I volunteer yesterday. My shop manager texted me the picture as soon as it arrived. Information seems scarce on...
12-19-18, 07:28 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 35,473
Posted By Hailstorm_7

Donated yesterday at the local co-op where I...

Donated yesterday at the local co-op where I volunteer.
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12-18-18, 09:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 909
Posted By Hailstorm_7

Thank you, sir. I think I've seen that video, and...

Thank you, sir. I think I've seen that video, and I'll definitely take another look to refresh the knowledge.
12-18-18, 09:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 909
Posted By Hailstorm_7

Any tips on polishing that metal if you don't...

Any tips on polishing that metal if you don't have access to a grinder? I've been hoping to touch up a couple of crank arms.
12-18-18, 08:04 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 21,859
Posted By Hailstorm_7

Haha. It's sized right, simply cross-chained to...

Haha. It's sized right, simply cross-chained to hell with the chain across both big cogs (for some misguided intent when taking the pictures). More so, I hope to never catch myself riding in that...
12-17-18, 06:10 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 21,859
Posted By Hailstorm_7

1985 PGN 10. I've managed to get the bulk of a...

1985 PGN 10. I've managed to get the bulk of a Tricolor gruppo in place, and (while not staying period appropriate) there's even a titanium bottom bracket hiding in there. A beautiful and super...
11-04-18, 08:54 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 27,730
Posted By Hailstorm_7

She isn't exactly period specific, but I did the...

She isn't exactly period specific, but I did the best with the Campagnolo parts I could afford and find in my area....
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