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06-13-19, 12:10 AM
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Posted By Munny

So the intended smileys were ;) , :love: , :) ...

So the intended smileys were ;) , :love: , :)

:lol:

Sorry for the WE, I can't make it
06-12-19, 01:13 AM
Replies: 587
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Posted By Munny

Having been driven to show one of my Italian...

Having been driven to show one of my Italian bikes (Galmozzi) I'm feeling the need to balance it with the core subject of my addiction.

Yes, from times to times I get diverted by the high...
02-11-18, 02:09 PM
Replies: 587
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Posted By Munny

When kid, in my grand parent house was an old...

When kid, in my grand parent house was an old teared appart Mickey comic strip
Very old and every kid of the family read it.
I have vague memory of a bad guy with a woden feet and a fake tunel...
02-10-18, 02:28 PM
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Posted By Munny

It is even cooler to see the partner bike ... ...

It is even cooler to see the partner bike ...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4716/40189455521_3b7a029ee0_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/24epsWV)
02-10-18, 02:25 PM
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Posted By Munny

Not sure what you meant by spoke driven dynamo ...

Not sure what you meant by spoke driven dynamo

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-aEOxiIt2WVQ/U7r2jjEVsMI/AAAAAAAAE50/BPNj0pgX4Gc/s1283/Copie%2520de%2520IMG_3750.jpg

How old would be Mickey...
02-09-18, 11:56 AM
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Posted By Munny

Yes I remember having to provide other answers......

Yes I remember having to provide other answers...

Meantime, did I ever shared pictures of my Lans here ?
...
02-08-18, 01:11 PM
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Views: 85,046
Posted By Munny

Juvela asked me if "Do you have any information...

Juvela asked me if "Do you have any information on the WF brand of headsets and cottered bottom brackets from Belgium? They were stocked by Ron Kitching for a time in the 1950's and 1960's."

So...
01-31-18, 01:54 PM
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Posted By Munny

Not the same type of Belgian bikes, one of my ......

Not the same type of Belgian bikes, one of my ...
...
01-31-18, 01:39 PM
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Posted By Munny

And of course belgian without any doubts

And of course belgian without any doubts
01-31-18, 01:36 PM
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Posted By Munny

The following one is currently being repainted ...

The following one is currently being repainted

Older but how much

The steering bar gives an indication
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4448/37827510761_175cf4fa7c_b.jpg...
01-31-18, 01:02 PM
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Posted By Munny

In some time, I should be able to share picture...

In some time, I should be able to share picture of the female version

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4749/39006301615_e54171061d_b.jpg

Slightly modified
...
01-31-18, 12:41 AM
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Posted By Munny

First of a set of bikes that I might show, it...

First of a set of bikes that I might show, it seems that it increase the temperature for some of you

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4749/28165331319_2bbd3821fc_b.jpg...
01-30-18, 01:27 PM
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Posted By Munny

More and more I have to realize that my main...

More and more I have to realize that my main focus on Belgian bikes takes unusual path.

Here a serie of what can hardly be compared to racing bikes
...
10-10-17, 01:57 AM
Replies: 587
Views: 85,046
Posted By Munny

I don't know which clear coat you are going to...

I don't know which clear coat you are going to use so I can't be affirmative
I've used cans of various brands with little adverse effects

When I need to do a full paint job, I use 2k cans for...
10-09-17, 01:05 PM
Replies: 587
Views: 85,046
Posted By Munny

Some years ago, I sold all my Green Lions to the...

Some years ago, I sold all my Green Lions to the specialized GL collector (Mieke)
Although, I might still have a part of a real team bike: The fork of Carmine Preziozi when he ran for Watney. ...
08-24-17, 12:48 AM
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Posted By Munny

Don't blame me if you suffer ... And if so, I...

Don't blame me if you suffer ...
And if so, I did it twice with pre-war (belgian) bikes and only 3 tall gears,
Last edition was more confortable but still (BCD151 = 45 teeth)
Italian bike so I...
08-23-17, 12:04 PM
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Posted By Munny

La Savoureuse | La Savoureuse Ciney...

La Savoureuse | La Savoureuse Ciney (http://lasavoureuse.be/)
https://fr-fr.facebook.com/lasavoureuse.be/
https://vimeo.com/73648985
08-23-17, 09:21 AM
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Views: 85,046
Posted By Munny

Any chance to see some of the local members on...

Any chance to see some of the local members on Sunday in Ciney ?

I'll be doing the 100Km and like last year on a non-Belgian bike
05-01-17, 06:21 AM
Replies: 587
Views: 85,046
Posted By Munny

Count me in ;)

Count me in ;)
03-17-17, 06:05 AM
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Views: 85,046
Posted By Munny

Just to confuse more ... ...

Just to confuse more ...
https://c1.staticflickr.com/4/3906/33106579260_fb89197820_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/SrvSAG)Original (https://flic.kr/p/SrvSAG)

No reworking
Race with winter readiness ...
03-15-17, 02:29 PM
Replies: 587
Views: 85,046
Posted By Munny

https://c1.staticflickr.com/4/3906/33420974956_ac9...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/4/3906/33420974956_ac91773528_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/SVieu9)Copie de IMG_1623 (https://flic.kr/p/SVieu9)
As it is now

Have a look on...
03-15-17, 03:43 AM
Replies: 587
Views: 85,046
Posted By Munny

http://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmen...

http://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=555586&stc=1&d=1489231300

Since Tervuren in on my commute, this morning, I distracted my way to the cobblestones of the markt and on the Rue...
03-14-17, 01:45 PM
Replies: 587
Views: 85,046
Posted By Munny

It is annoying me. I know that this was a belgian...

It is annoying me. I know that this was a belgian brand but with such a name, try to google it ...

I'd just say that the rear hub, the derailleurs, I can be proud of
03-14-17, 01:01 PM
Replies: 587
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Posted By Munny

My experience of biking near Zeeland is that we...

My experience of biking near Zeeland is that we can't ask the way to biking kids: they only know the way to school and back.

I don't have a Versaevel. There are none.
I have 1 bike for which I...
03-13-17, 03:56 PM
Replies: 587
Views: 85,046
Posted By Munny

No. Nothing to do with Main d'or Kessels ...

No.
Nothing to do with Main d'or Kessels

Charles Versaevel, Since 1935 in Molenbeek, right in the center of the pretended hell hole (it's not a fact)
However, I would have expected better...
03-13-17, 03:03 PM
Replies: 587
Views: 85,046
Posted By Munny

It's not that I'd like to disagree however to me,...

It's not that I'd like to disagree however to me, this looks like an older frame that was modernised with some brazed add on

The headset WOIT (TWF) is older and it could well be that the fork was...
11-07-16, 01:32 PM
Replies: 587
Views: 85,046
Posted By Munny

Yes, compromise ... I only have 2 prewar Titan...

Yes, compromise ...
I only have 2 prewar Titan racing bars + 2 flats prewar but they are all ornating other bikes

It also allowed me to use this special shellac technique for getting an unusual...
11-05-16, 01:59 PM
Replies: 587
Views: 85,046
Posted By Munny

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-LFATbhhyE4E/V1S...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-LFATbhhyE4E/V1SLjG6tzaI/AAAAAAAAIY0/2lsT3YW2Qf8cXrN-mw1jWeFajgjXME0jACCo/s1077/Copie%2Bde%2BIMG_1299.jpg

:D
11-01-16, 01:40 AM
Replies: 587
Views: 85,046
Posted By Munny

The national championship happened here, in...

The national championship happened here, in Belgium
That should tell something about his potential

I'm not sure of what you might look for.
Your post leaves me with mixed feelings
700c wheels....
10-31-16, 11:24 AM
Replies: 587
Views: 85,046
Posted By Munny

Jean-Marc Spect was a skilled racer who quickly...

Jean-Marc Spect was a skilled racer who quickly turned to a frame maker.
One of the last true builders
It's not by contacting the authorities that you'd learn more.
10-31-16, 01:19 AM
Replies: 587
Views: 85,046
Posted By Munny

I was wrong ... Here his Van Hauwaert...

I was wrong ...

Here his Van Hauwaert displayed in 2012

http://nsm08.casimages.com/img/2012/10/28/1210280912054513110489648.jpg
10-31-16, 01:09 AM
Replies: 587
Views: 85,046
Posted By Munny

Yes, this is the blog of Filip He remind me...

Yes, this is the blog of Filip
He remind me yesterday about his track Van Hauwaert.
I must have some pictures and I'm not sure that it is the model on his blog.
My memory might be wrong

Don't...
10-30-16, 02:00 PM
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Views: 85,046
Posted By Munny

The most interest part on my bike were actualy...

The most interest part on my bike were actualy not the curved cranks
It was the stem.

I spent half an hour talking with the Titan specialist (F. D.) and he envied me for this unique stem
10-27-16, 01:01 PM
Replies: 587
Views: 85,046
Posted By Munny

Sunday, Gent 6 days velodrome - Stalen Ros ...

Sunday, Gent 6 days velodrome - Stalen Ros

I will present a prewar champion bike.

See you there if you come :)
06-17-15, 02:24 AM
Replies: 587
Views: 85,046
Posted By Munny

I agree. It was very interesting to hear. Also...

I agree. It was very interesting to hear.
Also some comments on other Belgian leaders (confirmed later by other sources)
Verbeeck, know for the adventures of his denture, presented as a true...
06-16-15, 02:14 PM
Replies: 587
Views: 85,046
Posted By Munny

If you want. But many people will claim that...

If you want.

But many people will claim that this is not a belgian bike.

Although...
What makes the nationality of the bike ?
The team ?
The brand ?
The requester ?
The builder ?
06-16-15, 03:03 AM
Replies: 587
Views: 85,046
Posted By Munny

Might have been too small but sometimes you need...

Might have been too small but sometimes you need to deal with this

The derailleur Nivex alone was worth more than the asked price. Let alone the other components.

Sometimes you need to deal...
06-15-15, 12:06 PM
Replies: 587
Views: 85,046
Posted By Munny

Last christmas... Looking on local second hand...

Last christmas...
Looking on local second hand site, I decided to offer myself a present (here was supposed to be a smiley)

Why ?
A belgian randonneur ...
Very unusual since this shop was not...
06-03-15, 05:31 AM
Replies: 587
Views: 85,046
Posted By Munny

A couple of years ago, I saw it advertised in...

A couple of years ago, I saw it advertised in north of France.
I emailed the seller who did not answer and the bike was sold.
6 months later, or more, it reappeared on the french "tonton" forum...
06-03-15, 12:39 AM
Replies: 587
Views: 85,046
Posted By Munny

Then I need to post a larger picture of the...

Then I need to post a larger picture of the jersey

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-19VTpGVKs-k/VWoQNWfYG9I/AAAAAAAAG9Q/4S85EQUxNz0/s531/1215358133Vandewiele%252520Gilbert.jpg

A close look to...
06-02-15, 11:27 AM
Replies: 587
Views: 85,046
Posted By Munny

The "L'express" reminds me something about a bike...

The "L'express" reminds me something about a bike I completed last weekend...

L'express was in 1954 one of the many teams that as Plum-Vainqueur, had Jan Adriaensens as racer.

I use the...
04-25-15, 03:38 AM
Replies: 587
Views: 85,046
Posted By Munny

Well... Since Tom13 called me back here and...

Well...
Since Tom13 called me back here and since the Dossche brand is already known and I consider myself as already served, no risk to increase the biding fever ...

Sorry to post that way but...
04-24-15, 12:51 PM
Replies: 587
Views: 85,046
Posted By Munny

I've been there and I didn't like the feature ...

I've been there and I didn't like the feature
If you can't send a private message it will need to be public

I have a Libertas of the seventies and a Dossche that is a bit special. It is NOS and...
03-03-14, 04:11 AM
Replies: 587
Views: 85,046
Posted By Munny

Een kleine lange Clemens Schimt ? The frame...

Een kleine lange Clemens Schimt ?

The frame looks nicer than the other Clemenso I've seen so far and why "Klein" on the bottom bracket box ?
12-16-13, 03:13 PM
Replies: 587
Views: 85,046
Posted By Munny

The Weinmanns alloy brakes are much older than...

The Weinmanns alloy brakes are much older than that.
I'd say that you can find earley fifties Weinmann.
The type (810 - 730 , ...) is a code I never understood. It combines the reach and the...
09-23-13, 02:13 PM
Replies: 587
Views: 85,046
Posted By Munny

With such a number it should be a mass production...

With such a number it should be a mass production bike.
Other possibilities :
Novy, Minerva, Superia, ...

Libertas ? I would rather try another name made by Libertas, like Girardengo or ......
04-21-13, 12:51 PM
Replies: 587
Views: 85,046
Posted By Munny

It is a known fact that Charles Terryn was the...

It is a known fact that Charles Terryn was the mecanic of Merckx. It doesn't mean that the bikes were Terryn.
It is also a known fact that Terryn has was not making his frames
Seeing Terryn...
04-15-13, 01:58 PM
Replies: 587
Views: 85,046
Posted By Munny

This link has wrong info. If they want to...

This link has wrong info.
If they want to refer to licensed Merckx named bikes, only some of them applies and they forgot the French maker.
When it comes to Terryn, I'm still to be shown a Merckx...
10-12-12, 01:03 PM
Replies: 587
Views: 85,046
Posted By Munny

If I still have it, I'll try to dig it out of my...

If I still have it, I'll try to dig it out of my attic this weekend
10-08-12, 05:42 AM
Replies: 587
Views: 85,046
Posted By Munny

At the time (end of eighties - begining of...

At the time (end of eighties - begining of nineties), I limited myself to some of the Bio-Racer clothes.
I vaguely remember strange colours and equipment that were quite expensive.
I might still...
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