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06-24-22, 02:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 599
Posted By ejw

Fenders… I have considered shorty wood fenders.

Fenders… I have considered shorty wood fenders.
06-22-22, 09:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 599
Posted By ejw

The Most Elegant and Swiftest City Bike?

I found the starting point on eBay. When the 1971 Raleigh International arrived, it’s condition exceeded my expectations. I wanted to stick to period, and as many British/Euro parts as possible… or...
06-15-22, 04:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 387
Posted By ejw

Campy… is this the correct routing?

It doesn’t seem like it to me. I would think it should just use the right guide, or at the least bypass that nib 🤔
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03-30-22, 04:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 524
Posted By ejw

Vintage Saddle… Trash or Treasure

Found in a Vintage Store. Is this some ultra rare item or just a worn out one of a million?
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03-17-22, 02:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 971
Posted By ejw

It’s as accurate and conservative restoration....

It’s as accurate and conservative restoration. Won’t get ridden much, its really a wall hanger. Thx for the tips. There’s a couple threads on it, search the Forum for “The Thrift Store Italian”.
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03-17-22, 08:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 971
Posted By ejw

Galvanized v Stainless cables

Just curious, when did galvanized cables fall out of favor? I’m doing a restoration on a mid-60’s Italian bike and can only salvage one original derailleur and one brake. I’m not having luck locating...
03-17-22, 08:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 307
Posted By ejw

Evans Viscount Tire Availability?

Are tires and tubes generally available for this bike? A friend wants it, but I’m inclined to dissuade them if there’s no support. Thx in advance.
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03-13-22, 11:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,139
Posted By ejw

Thx guys, a wealth of information for sure. I...

Thx guys, a wealth of information for sure. I didn’t think about it, but when I got it it had Red REG 273 caps… are these likely original? The tape seemed glued on, and looked and smelled like old...
03-13-22, 01:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,139
Posted By ejw

Road bike, original. ...

Road bike, original.

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03-13-22, 01:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,139
Posted By ejw

Period Appropriate Handlebar Plugs?

What would be the appropriate plugs for a Mid-60’s Italian bike? Pictures would be helpful.
02-28-22, 05:16 PM
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Posted By ejw

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02-27-22, 07:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 307
Posted By ejw

Carlton Seat Post Nut… Whitworth

I discovered the Carlton, seat post, nut found on my just purchased circa 1971 Raleigh International is neither SAE nor metric. I’m guessing this is true across the board on Carlton built bikes. The...
02-24-22, 05:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 598
Posted By ejw

Safety Check... NOT

Had just purchased… and I’m in the process of converting the Grande Dame of 70’s touring bikes, the Raleigh International, into the ultimate “City Sport Bike”. I had just put on a set of Alloy Dawes...
02-22-22, 08:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 495
Posted By ejw

The Thrift Store Italian Pt3 Finito

Found in a Thrift Store for $125. Never heard of a Fiorelli, but I recognized the campy components, all indications were the components were original to the bike. Forum members helped narrow the age...
01-19-22, 04:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,149
Posted By ejw

Not sure what happened to the other images. This...

Not sure what happened to the other images. This will give one a better idea of the geometry....
01-17-22, 09:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 480
Posted By ejw

Crated 1903 Featherstone

In an antique shop in Williamsburg Va. Not for sale, but the owner will entertain offers.
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01-17-22, 09:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,149
Posted By ejw

Crated 1903 Featherstone

In an antique shop in Williamsburg Va. Not for sale, but the owner will entertain offers.
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12-19-21, 08:17 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,932
Posted By ejw

Definitely yes on the first five 😎

Definitely yes on the first five 😎
12-18-21, 01:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 762
Posted By ejw

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Originally purchased from Stone’s Cyclery in...
12-18-21, 03:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 762
Posted By ejw

Paramount Seat Lug Star?

What is the significance of this star on the seat lug on my 1974 Paramount Road Racer?
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12-07-21, 04:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,051
Posted By ejw

Different chain stays and attachment, lugs, and...

Different chain stays and attachment, lugs, and the collared clamp. Is that clamp indicative of an era?
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12-07-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,051
Posted By ejw

The length of the spokes vary around the wheels....

The length of the spokes vary around the wheels. Perhaps 55 or so years ago someone wasn’t being careful 🤔
12-06-21, 06:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,051
Posted By ejw

What’s the serial number of yours? Mine is sn...

What’s the serial number of yours? Mine is sn 29696. Didn’t see a Fiorelli Catalog on the Velobase, any other idea for it’s location?
12-06-21, 09:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 211
Posted By ejw

Age/Era of Pirelli tires?

As attached to mid-60’s Fiorelli. Any idea as to their age?

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12-06-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,051
Posted By ejw

Ambrosio bar & stem. Magistroni crank and chain...

Ambrosio bar & stem. Magistroni crank and chain wheels. Universal Mod. 61 brakes. Record “no-record” high flange hubs. Straight arm QR. Stella SS Butted spokes. Red label Fiamme rims. Pirelli tires....
12-05-21, 09:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,051
Posted By ejw

Shifters and derailleurs. The front and rear are...

Shifters and derailleurs. The front and rear are early Records. The front, with no slit in the cable stop. In the rear you can see the non-toothed, ball bearinged, steel jockey wheel at the bottom....
12-05-21, 09:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,051
Posted By ejw

The Thrift Store Italian Pt2 Details

Thanks all for your input. I’m too sentimental to part out the Fiorelli, and it seems it’s a reasonably unique example of that period. I decided to do a conservative restoration. But first, I...
Replies: 27
Views: 1,808
Posted By ejw

The Italian website you supplied,...

The Italian website you supplied, https://www.troppebici.it/fiorelli-corsa-1957/, has pics and info on 3 Fiorelli models. Here’s a, virtually, direct translation of the text into english for each of...
Replies: 27
Views: 1,808
Posted By ejw

thanks, I’m familiar with the BikesRetro one for...

thanks, I’m familiar with the BikesRetro one for sale, but had not seen the Italian Site. Was everyone ever made blue 😉
Replies: 27
Views: 1,808
Posted By ejw

nice, thx for all the info. Any chance of full...

nice, thx for all the info. Any chance of full image of that bike?
Replies: 27
Views: 1,808
Posted By ejw

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Replies: 27
Views: 1,808
Posted By ejw

The Thrift Store Italian Pt1 Era?

I’m hoping someone can determine the age/history/value of this Fiorelli Road Bike found in a Thrift Store in Richmond, Virginia. I’m guessing mid 60’s. I paid $125, at the time unsure whether to part...
11-09-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,441
Posted By ejw

Are those wheels set up for the slim/keyed Rudge...

Are those wheels set up for the slim/keyed Rudge dropouts, and spaced for it’s dropout width?
11-09-21, 06:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,441
Posted By ejw

The hub is a 61. I have since purchased the bike.

The hub is a 61. I have since purchased the bike.
10-26-21, 09:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,026
Posted By ejw

Renaissance Cycle, Netherlands?

Does anyone have any experience with Renaissance Cycle in Eindhoven, Netherlands? They have a rather obscure part I’m interested in, but won’t respond to my emails.
10-24-21, 06:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 236
Posted By ejw

1960’s Rudge brake cables???

It doesn’t seem like conventional replacements will work. What’s the trick?
10-20-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,591
Posted By ejw

Details Details…

Rear dropout on a mid-60’s Fiorelli Road bike.


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10-18-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,441
Posted By ejw

Exactly…they don’t appear to be rare, I wouldn’t...

Exactly…they don’t appear to be rare, I wouldn’t trash the parts, I was just considering making a vintage looking racer.
10-18-21, 03:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,441
Posted By ejw

For you provenance nerds, it appears to have been...

For you provenance nerds, it appears to have been purchased from S. Bellitte & Sons, Jamaica NY... the oldest, continuously owned, same location, bike shop in America. This is based on the bell.
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10-18-21, 03:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,441
Posted By ejw

The shifter is a GC3B if that helps to date it.

The shifter is a GC3B if that helps to date it.
10-18-21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,441
Posted By ejw

Don’t know the age… it’s filthy, and I don’t own...

Don’t know the age… it’s filthy, and I don’t own it. I may see if they’ll allow me to clean the hub.
10-18-21, 03:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,441
Posted By ejw

I don’t own it, but have been considering buying...

I don’t own it, but have been considering buying it. And yes, I would take it to the frame, and stock inverted bars. It’s sitting at a vintage store in Richmond Va. the price is $95. If anyone is...
Replies: 5
Views: 634
Posted By ejw

My Peugeot PSV 10S, purchased in 1982, photo is...

My Peugeot PSV 10S, purchased in 1982, photo is after a recent recommissioning. Virtually identical to the one appearing in the 1982 Peugeot Brochure

-Frame: Super Vitus 980 -Forks: Super Vitus...
10-16-21, 04:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,441
Posted By ejw

Rudge Sports Conversion

I’m considering stripping down a Rudge Sports into a “Classic Racer”, possibly fixed gear (maybe sticking with the S-A hub). Certainly dumping the dynamo hub, lights, fenders, chain guard, basket…...
Replies: 7
Views: 561
Posted By ejw

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10-03-21, 09:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,885
Posted By ejw

Does the lack of a “hand” on the crank help...

Does the lack of a “hand” on the crank help determine its age?
Replies: 7
Views: 561
Posted By ejw

Schwinn Stardust

Saw a Stardust at a local Vintage Store today. Complete, paint good, but has the usual scratches. They want $225. It seems prices are rather steep for them on eBay. Are they really desirable?
10-03-21, 08:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,885
Posted By ejw

Stumbled onto a Rudge today w/o the Hand...

Stumbled onto a Rudge today w/o the Hand Crankset. $90, appears complete, usual rust on the brite work. Gave some thought to stripping it into a vintage racer. I was wondering about that front hub....
10-03-21, 08:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 605
Posted By ejw

Thank you for the very clear answer 👍

Thank you for the very clear answer 👍
09-27-21, 09:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 605
Posted By ejw

Minimum Insertion Point?

I’ve got a vintage Ambrosio stem and bars. Based on the component evidence from the Fiorelli they’re on, I’m guessing mid 1960’s. The stem doesn’t have a Minimum Insertion Mark. How would I determine...
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