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09-17-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 904
Posted By styggno1

Oh dear! The Merckx MX Leader is also a De Rosa!...

Oh dear! The Merckx MX Leader is also a De Rosa! It is, fortunately, also sold out. That is good as they seem to be the same bike.

1989 De Rosa mod. - New Red Sparkle ? ReCycle Art Aspen...
09-17-20, 05:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 904
Posted By styggno1

As being the OP I would like to give you right -...

As being the OP I would like to give you right - it is his business and he does as and what he wants with it. I have no problem with the pricing or the build as I do not know under what circumstances...
09-16-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 904
Posted By styggno1

C&V Merckx MX Leader fraud warning

I contacted this company and let them know they are advertising a bike as something it is not. They did not respond well or took advise. That is why I post this here.

1990 Eddy Merckx MX Leader -...
09-13-20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 311
Posted By styggno1

Girlfriend a keeper - so is the bike. 3rensho and...

Girlfriend a keeper - so is the bike. 3rensho and rose/pink - I own one and love it. I would go traditional and retro on the tires, saddle and bar wrap.
Funny thing on these small frames - the stem...
09-07-20, 01:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 614
Posted By styggno1

I have nothing on the bike itself - just want to...

I have nothing on the bike itself - just want to let you know - that is not a Campagnolo seatpost.
09-01-20, 06:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 340
Posted By styggno1

OP also needs to know these hubs are highly...

OP also needs to know these hubs are highly sought after if the bearings are not shot (difficult to obtain spare parts) - as they retain the old polished and curvy design of the older hubs and/but...
08-26-20, 04:13 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,274
Posted By styggno1

Our frames look very much the same because of the...

Our frames look very much the same because of the colour. Yours has two sets of bottlecage braze ons and a different version rear derailleur cable stop. Mine has Shimano EF fork ends. Serial A184....
08-02-20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,564
Posted By styggno1

Took this one out today and fought the gravelroad...

Took this one out today and fought the gravelroad for some kilometers until the asphalt took over. It is truly a fantastic bike. The frame performs wonderfully and the Mavic ZAP works as a charm....
07-28-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 9,495
Posted By styggno1

I hereby admit hiding the fact that this bike has...

I hereby admit hiding the fact that this bike has had a Campagnolo Record front hub in every picture I have shown up til now. Everything else being Dura Ace - it stuck out as a sore thumb! As if that...
07-23-20, 07:39 AM
Replies: 795
Views: 202,447
Posted By styggno1

Took this gem for a ride today. It is.... MAX...

Took this gem for a ride today. It is.... MAX RED!

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07-15-20, 07:59 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 9,495
Posted By styggno1

Need I say more!? I have not been the same man...

Need I say more!? I have not been the same man since.

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07-13-20, 06:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By styggno1

First version Campagnolo Ergopower shifters of...

First version Campagnolo Ergopower shifters of "one year design" - late 1991 for teams and others in the right position and 1992 for the rest of us. The so called "hockeystick" shifter because of the...
07-06-20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,314
Posted By styggno1

I believe this frame might be a 3rensho Athlete...

I believe this frame might be a 3rensho Athlete with a decal set for a SR Export. Some of the Athlete model frames has plain semi wrap seatstay caps.
07-05-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,314
Posted By styggno1

This is my build. ...

This is my build.
https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1135803-3rensho-super-record-export-aero-sra.html

Contact Andrew Muzi at Yellow Jersey with your serial number and he will tell you...
07-05-20, 06:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,444
Posted By styggno1

Thank you! My "method" is handheld 320, 480, 600,...

Thank you! My "method" is handheld 320, 480, 600, 800, 1000, 1200, 1500, 2000, 2500 grit wet sandpaper in that order - then a polishing compound called Autosol (mildly abrasive). With the stem I...
07-02-20, 06:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,444
Posted By styggno1

Took it for a 50 km sort out trip today. Worked...

Took it for a 50 km sort out trip today. Worked as a charm. Raised the stem 1 cm (so much for my statement about being flexible...). Took some pictures in the sun.

This bike makes me happy.
...
07-02-20, 06:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,652
Posted By styggno1

Idealé 90 never left (in my book). ...

Idealé 90 never left (in my book).

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06-28-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,444
Posted By styggno1

You have a good memory - considering having beska...

You have a good memory - considering having beska droppar and O.P Anderson... I assume you got off easy being a foreigner. My favourite schnapps are O.P, Aalborg Jubileum and Skĺne. The Norwegian...
06-27-20, 12:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,444
Posted By styggno1

Mojitos got me thru this day. I had to tidy...

Mojitos got me thru this day.

I had to tidy up an early 3ttt Record stem.

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Two mojitos later it looked better.
...
06-26-20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,444
Posted By styggno1

Today I got into hard liquor. I sort of had to....

Today I got into hard liquor. I sort of had to. Cleaning part is tedious work. It gets better with "Gammel dansk" (Old Dane). Did I mention I am on holiday?
...
06-26-20, 12:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,218
Posted By styggno1

Greg at Cyclomondo has the decals: ...

Greg at Cyclomondo has the decals:
https://www.cyclomondo.net/various-frame-hub-saddle-pump
06-25-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,444
Posted By styggno1

Thanks! I would better add that I got all...

Thanks!

I would better add that I got all parts, except the frame of course, for this build in the 80ies and 90ies... The Mafac boxes where laying in the hundreds at a shop here in Stockholm....
06-25-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,444
Posted By styggno1

Tipsy build thread - hot summer Monark 90320 Super Continental

I have had my fair share of Crescent 92320 and Monark 90320 thru the years. They are somewhat of a staple vintage race bike over here in Sweden. I believe this is my 19: th...

Before getting this...
06-12-20, 11:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 386
Posted By styggno1

A very nice De Rosa and year can be narrowed down...

A very nice De Rosa and year can be narrowed down quite well - with just some small irregularities. The pre microfusione style short point lugs without cut outs, the no heart cut out bottom bracket...
06-12-20, 02:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 808
Posted By styggno1

Oh yes! Shiny! ...

Oh yes! Shiny!

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06-06-20, 01:30 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,823
Posted By styggno1

It is a pity this frame has lost its original...

It is a pity this frame has lost its original fork - it would have been interesting to know if it had a plain "MAX" crown or a Merckx crown. (Currently for sale on ebay and I have nothing to do with...
06-01-20, 04:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,809
Posted By styggno1

I have hinted a couple of times about another...

I have hinted a couple of times about another Bianchi project bike. Had decals made some years ago. One of the decals show when I believed I would finish the project. I have not even started yet...
...
05-18-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,457
Posted By styggno1

I love it - and I have got all kinds....

I love it - and I have got all kinds. Professionally done, amature, idiotic, nice, bad, dangerous, etc. Still love it.

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05-12-20, 07:24 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 28,837
Posted By styggno1

This 1973 Torpado built Italvega Superlight has a...

This 1973 Torpado built Italvega Superlight has a plate style chainstay bridge:
https://www.speedbicycles.ch/velo/449/italvega_superlight_1973.html

Also found this at Italvega at classic...
05-12-20, 04:02 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 28,837
Posted By styggno1

I have posted this Champion Strada here earlier...

I have posted this Champion Strada here earlier and told the story about how a Torpado ended up re-branded in Sweden. It can be seen and read here:...
05-10-20, 10:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,331
Posted By styggno1

My opinion is this: ...

My opinion is this:

https://www.bikeforums.net/20573395-post68.html

https://www.bikeforums.net/20567704-post64.html
05-09-20, 07:38 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,823
Posted By styggno1

According to CyclesMakaron suggestion and after...

According to CyclesMakaron suggestion and after much research on my own - I have edited my first post. It now says (edits in red colour):

Z 1985
A 1986-7
B 1988-9
C 1990-1
D 1992-3
E - as in...
05-04-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,215
Posted By styggno1

I am old school. No photoshop or tricks with the...

I am old school. No photoshop or tricks with the computor. I use a sheet of glass placed under the left pedal.

Can be seen in this picture (right lower corner) as a blurr.
...
04-28-20, 04:40 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 17,784
Posted By styggno1

It has been a while since I had a look on the net...

It has been a while since I had a look on the net for more Bianchi Proto/Caurus Proto. Found quite a few more than last time but only two that show their serial numbers.

New ones in red.
F020...
04-28-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 28,437
Posted By styggno1

Be sure to spell his name right - Breukink......

Be sure to spell his name right - Breukink... that is international courtesy.
04-28-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 28,437
Posted By styggno1

It is this decal: Columbus tubing decal (1978...

It is this decal:
Columbus tubing decal (1978 to 1984) (http://www.velo-pages.com/main.php?g2_itemId=45605)

Great that the brake bridge is the same as mine! It makes a pair and means mine is not...
04-28-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 28,437
Posted By styggno1

Mine also has a "D" on the fork tube: ...

Mine also has a "D" on the fork tube:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49825029892_1877f1e8a3_b.jpg

This type of Columbus tubing sticker (mine and on the frame below) does not say if it is...
04-28-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 28,437
Posted By styggno1

Hi, You will need 10 posts to be able to add...

Hi,

You will need 10 posts to be able to add pictures.

I meant broken - as in they were there but damaged (the loops were slotted and because of that too weakened)

I have sort of got the...
04-27-20, 02:19 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 28,437
Posted By styggno1

Dear CyclesMakaron - thanks for the fantastic job...

Dear CyclesMakaron - thanks for the fantastic job you are doing in helping people on this topic!

Here is a bike that might be a little different than the usual. I know quite a bit about it but it...
04-25-20, 01:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,220
Posted By styggno1

Thanks (bikes)! We are one of the less...

Thanks (bikes)!

We are one of the less populated countries in the world. There is a lot of space.

Mowing... Not any longer. At least not for me. Here I am having a sports drink while the robot...
04-22-20, 04:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,220
Posted By styggno1

Qute is he not! Can you spot the dragonfly - who...

Qute is he not! Can you spot the dragonfly - who seem to like the Masi?
04-22-20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,220
Posted By styggno1

5000 sq meters of typical (rough) Swedish lawn....

5000 sq meters of typical (rough) Swedish lawn. Some stray trees. A few houses.

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04-21-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,887
Posted By styggno1

I admit to having too long housings on my touring...

I admit to having too long housings on my touring bike. There is a reason for it though. If needing to adjust cables while touring you can always shorten the housing and get some more cable to use....
04-21-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 7,461
Views: 1,930,842
Posted By styggno1

Spring has the taste of blood. And for every year...

Spring has the taste of blood. And for every year it gets worse. Seriously considered to phone my brother to get him to pick me up and drive me home...
...
04-16-20, 12:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,987
Posted By styggno1

Getting ready... ...

Getting ready...

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03-11-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 43,860
Posted By styggno1

https://live.staticflickr.com/1935/45358421541_9a6...

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02-25-20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,281
Posted By styggno1

No - no - I got it. And/but I got it after only...

No - no - I got it. And/but I got it after only one Raleigh... ;-)
02-21-20, 04:28 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,782
Posted By styggno1

A small but fun (I believe) update to this...

A small but fun (I believe) update to this thread:

The original owner was a guy with class and style. Won the Swedish road time trial in 1975 – in the “old boys” class - but he cannot tell if it...
02-21-20, 03:38 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,281
Posted By styggno1

Even if I have been in this hobby since the...

Even if I have been in this hobby since the dinosaurs I do bloop some times...


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02-21-20, 03:33 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,281
Posted By styggno1

Correcting someone elses blooper... ...

Correcting someone elses blooper...

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