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08-05-22, 05:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 806
Posted By jiangshi

Build it so that you will ride it. This bike...

Build it so that you will ride it.

This bike is a bit more 'laid back' than a typical De Rosa, think Merckx Century Geometry (I think).

I might even easily take a 28c tire. My De Rosa's...
08-03-22, 04:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 806
Posted By jiangshi

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1058410...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1058410-de-rosa-nuovo-classico-late-80-s-early-90-s.html
04-19-22, 04:11 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,038
Posted By jiangshi

He has the brake cables, but not the registration...

He has the brake cables, but not the registration card. He local to me, and Ihave spoken with him a number of times. He thinks the registration card is around somewhere, I’m not so sure he will find...
02-17-22, 07:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,306
Posted By jiangshi

I had one of those back in 1984. It's the only...

I had one of those back in 1984. It's the only bike I regret selling. Mine was a fantastic rider. Do what ever you want with it. It's a fine bike.
01-20-22, 07:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,332
Posted By jiangshi

It's not a go fast bike. The only bike I've...

It's not a go fast bike. The only bike I've ridden in months is my Schwinn Suburban 3s from 1968. It's a step up from yours, and not a go fast bike. Enjoy the ride. It doesn't go fast unless you are...
Replies: 12
Views: 808
Posted By jiangshi

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1333/0c738a0e_18fa_4cb2_9932_f45259279c78_b8a95586f38dcad8aea1632678aa198a651d8558.jpg...
Replies: 12
Views: 808
Posted By jiangshi

1984 is likely a Professional, not a Corsa. ...

1984 is likely a Professional, not a Corsa.

Here is my wife's 1985 Professional, is it like this?

...
12-28-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,611
Posted By jiangshi

Know your audience.

Know your audience.
12-13-21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,045
Posted By jiangshi

I'm guessing, but I would say not a De Rosa. I'm...

I'm guessing, but I would say not a De Rosa. I'm not that familiar with pistas, but too many anomalies on that frame for me.
11-28-21, 02:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 687
Posted By jiangshi

You need the red Park pin spanner, SPA-2.

You need the red Park pin spanner, SPA-2.
10-31-21, 05:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,234
Posted By jiangshi

It's an early 90's bike, 1993-94.

It's an early 90's bike, 1993-94.
10-31-21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 911
Posted By jiangshi

What type of CV road frame typically wouldn't...

What type of CV road frame typically wouldn't have an integrated RD hanger?

One that it it broken off.
06-08-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 439
Posted By jiangshi

Yes, a cracked American Classic.

Yes, a cracked American Classic.
05-29-21, 05:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,585
Posted By jiangshi

If your freewheel is a Campagnolo 50th freewheel,...

If your freewheel is a Campagnolo 50th freewheel, make sure you use the proper tool to remove it.

I wouldn't trust a shop unless the spoke fluent Campagnolo.
05-19-21, 01:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 874
Posted By jiangshi

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x768/p8170269_large__111a3bcbcd844253f5bca0e47f2810ec6ae64560.jpg
05-16-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,323
Posted By jiangshi

Centurian, Bridgestone, Lotus and Miyata....

Centurian, Bridgestone, Lotus and Miyata. Probably every Japanese manufacturer back then.
Replies: 14
Views: 1,214
Posted By jiangshi

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

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1621x1232/53467_476270640189_5141321_o_69805e2a25a0787ea5035afd9fffa7402eb536e2.jpg
05-09-21, 04:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,160
Posted By jiangshi

You seem nice.

You seem nice.
05-03-21, 04:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 920
Posted By jiangshi

Be aware that you need a longer clamping bolt to...

Be aware that you need a longer clamping bolt to use the mag railed regal saddle on a one bolt record seat post. They came with the saddle, back in the day.
Replies: 7
Views: 2,498
Posted By jiangshi

Well, I went, but so did other BMX guys, and one...

Well, I went, but so did other BMX guys, and one of them got it. It is identical to the eBay listing above. The guy who bought it is keeping it, not flipping, so good for him!
04-21-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 638
Posted By jiangshi

French = 1 ring Swiss = 0 rings

French = 1 ring
Swiss = 0 rings
Replies: 12
Views: 1,016
Posted By jiangshi

When I think more about it, you could sell the...

When I think more about it, you could sell the fork alone for at least $200, maybe more.
Replies: 12
Views: 1,016
Posted By jiangshi

So you would value low based on personal...

So you would value low based on personal preference? This looks like a 83-85 Professional.

Since no one wants to chime in on a price, if it fit me and I wanted to try a De Rosa, I would pay $300...
04-01-21, 08:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,947
Posted By jiangshi

As an FYI, it is doubtful that you can run a...

As an FYI, it is doubtful that you can run a tire larger than 25c on that frame.
Replies: 5
Views: 551
Posted By jiangshi

That looks like a later repro. There should be a...

That looks like a later repro. There should be a date on the shell.
03-29-21, 02:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 670
Posted By jiangshi

I wouldn't pay much attention to the decals,...

I wouldn't pay much attention to the decals, especially in Oz. It should be a lovely riding bike. Look carefully at the rust on the top of the right side BB lug. Make sure it is brazed well at that...
03-29-21, 01:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 670
Posted By jiangshi

You were given good information at ThePaceline.

You were given good information at ThePaceline.
03-28-21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 746
Views: 119,026
Posted By jiangshi

CyclesMakaron This is my wife's, Z 078. ...

CyclesMakaron This is my wife's, Z 078.


https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/p8170265_6b827e79e2528454e5216a44f0eb86a1a45d86ff.jpg
Replies: 24
Views: 1,292
Posted By jiangshi

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/p8170265_4a69b24b677b04da4f6bc29332b7ed2db58cfaf1.jpg


This is very similar to my wife's 1985, apart from the chrome fork. We...
Replies: 17
Views: 1,087
Posted By jiangshi

Wow! Go to ...

Wow!

Go to
https://forums.thepaceline.net/index.php

for accurate information.
That is the original Serotta forum
03-16-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,317
Posted By jiangshi

Compressed air from the other end.

Compressed air from the other end.
03-02-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 609
Posted By jiangshi

Crown race remover

Crown race remover
Replies: 21
Views: 1,331
Posted By jiangshi

That complete bike would easily bring $3k. I have...

That complete bike would easily bring $3k. I have a friend that sold a 10th Anniversary frame, and it really didn't command a premium. That complete bike in that condition doesn't come up often, and...
Replies: 13
Views: 1,406
Posted By jiangshi

I think $1600 is closer to what you should be...

I think $1600 is closer to what you should be able to get for it.
01-30-21, 12:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,107
Posted By jiangshi

This will work: ...

This will work:
https://www.amazon.com/Tear-Mender-Instant-Leather-Adhesive/dp/B08564KTDP
Or this:
https://www.amazon.com/s?k=aqua+seal&i=industrial&ref=nb_sb_noss_1

I've just used tubular...
12-31-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 682
Posted By jiangshi

The fork is likely early 80's. By the mid to late...

The fork is likely early 80's. By the mid to late 80's the Air fork was nearly ubiquitous.
12-25-20, 03:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 660
Posted By jiangshi

Check your drop out alignment, it doesn't look...

Check your drop out alignment, it doesn't look square.

Beautiful bike.
12-24-20, 06:49 PM
12-23-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,659
Posted By jiangshi

Because of the unique geometry, I would think the...

Because of the unique geometry, I would think the bicycle would be better described as 'frame built for Merckx for the 1971 Liège–Bastogne–Liège'

Cool frame, in any case.
12-11-20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,597
Posted By jiangshi

SRLSY? From bottom up: tires, tubes....

SRLSY?

From bottom up:

tires, tubes. rims, spokes, hubs, cranksets, bottom brackets., freewheels/freehubs, tubing, cables, seatposts, seats, handlebars, handlebar tape, bike computers,...
12-08-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,171
Posted By jiangshi

You may want to hold onto that in case a use pops...

You may want to hold onto that in case a use pops up in the future. Maybe you'll find a nice 8s wheelset for it ;)
Replies: 4
Views: 693
Posted By jiangshi

Nice build, in great shape. No idea on the serial...

Nice build, in great shape. No idea on the serial #, the 'built by' is probably a mechanic at the shop that sold/built it.

Cool stem great wheels, nice group in great shape.
11-09-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,378
Posted By jiangshi

Try tapping a Torx in there.

Try tapping a Torx in there.
Replies: 14
Views: 1,317
Posted By jiangshi

Yes, it was a pretty cool bike. But even at $300...

Yes, it was a pretty cool bike. But even at $300 and the effort required I didn’t think it was worth my time. Frankie said a local guy in Detroit bought it. No one he knew.

I know what years in a...
10-30-20, 12:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,942
Posted By jiangshi

Testors or Model Master. I use a toothpick and...

Testors or Model Master. I use a toothpick and drop each color into a bottle cap. Count the drops to duplicate the color. I've found it works well. I believe caterham told me this method. caterham is...
10-25-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,064
Posted By jiangshi

The cups are interchangeable between Italian and...

The cups are interchangeable between Italian and British.
10-22-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,977
Posted By jiangshi

Park. Why mess with poor tools? One bad pull...

Park.

Why mess with poor tools? One bad pull on an irreplaceable fork should convince to buy something that works.
10-19-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 998
Posted By jiangshi

I had a pair of those back in the day, nice...

I had a pair of those back in the day, nice shoes. I would guess a 46 would be more like a big US 11.
Replies: 4
Views: 626
Posted By jiangshi

Tough frame to sell because of size and...

Tough frame to sell because of size and condition. IfI had to guess from the one blurry picture, I would say $200, $300 if the condition is better than the picture. Not an easy sell..
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