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05-05-21, 02:44 PM
Replies: 26
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Posted By unworthy1

I think with T-Mar's input we are getting to a...

I think with T-Mar's input we are getting to a positive ID, now!
And I was thousands miles off with guessing "Benelux" (but, but, but: there ARE Koga-Miyatas, right?) :D
05-05-21, 12:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 296
Posted By unworthy1

hmmmm,,and the DOs have an eyelet but the...

hmmmm,,and the DOs have an eyelet but the forkends do not: are the brake drillings for same style (nutted or Allen head) on both front/fork and rear/brake bridge?
You might try a CAREful application...
05-05-21, 10:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 296
Posted By unworthy1

almost certainly NOT a Bianchi, but very odd...

almost certainly NOT a Bianchi, but very odd details: the 26.6 would be correct for metric DB tubing, but then there's the ISO/Brit threading... under-BB shell cable routing is very unusual. Can you...
05-05-21, 10:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 370
Posted By unworthy1

I think I may have mentioned this once before,...

I think I may have mentioned this once before, but given my short-term memory: who knows?
I have a NOS, NIB San Marco Rolls in WHITE perforated leather which I know is off-topic but if you can find...
05-05-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 204
Posted By unworthy1

What a great offer! I have no immediate needs but...

What a great offer! I have no immediate needs but when I do...I hope I can find this thread!
Thank you for thinking of us "space(r) cadets"!
05-05-21, 09:53 AM
Replies: 3,941
Views: 362,834
Posted By unworthy1

That worked out! Okay so if anybody else needs...

That worked out!
Okay so if anybody else needs an A-9 outer race I do have a spare, it's in pretty good condition (not new but I would not hesitate to use it myself) and ready to mail (I figure 2...
05-04-21, 03:48 PM
Replies: 3,941
Views: 362,834
Posted By unworthy1

I think I got you one then, yours for postage...

I think I got you one then, yours for postage (and that should be miniscule) so PM me your address and I'll mail you this.
05-04-21, 12:46 PM
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Posted By unworthy1

Those are the actual "races" that the bearings...

Those are the actual "races" that the bearings ride on, since they are steel and all the SL A-9 cups are soft alloy. What you want is the "outer" race: does it need to be perfect condition (I may...
05-03-21, 03:54 PM
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Posted By unworthy1

Those are not actually "indexed" I believe: they...

Those are not actually "indexed" I believe: they are micro-ratcheting and very nice working levers, BUT if you must have the matching early DA, then you must! Personally I would keep these as-is.
I...
05-03-21, 03:23 PM
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Posted By unworthy1

PM me your address and I'll mail you one, gratis!

PM me your address and I'll mail you one, gratis!
05-02-21, 09:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 920
Posted By unworthy1

SCORE! But by "...it was just the chrome!" do you...

SCORE! But by "...it was just the chrome!" do you mean there was clearcoat over the chrome that was "cracked" or the chrome plating is "cracked"? Beautiful San Rensho, a tick newer than my own...I...
05-01-21, 11:23 AM
Replies: 61,456
Views: 9,268,892
Posted By unworthy1

Ed Litton Cali Custom road bike on SF Bay CL,...

Ed Litton Cali Custom road bike on SF Bay CL, clean and pretty nice build-out, very reasonable price for this quality (and Ed builds to a very HIGH level of quality!) 56cm $1200
...
04-30-21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 700
Posted By unworthy1

^Bam!^ that Maurice Moss...amazing! :thumb:

^Bam!^
that Maurice Moss...amazing! :thumb:
04-30-21, 05:02 PM
Replies: 3,941
Views: 362,834
Posted By unworthy1

I have a BR-5700 (105) you can probably...

I have a BR-5700 (105) you can probably cannibalize for parts and make a rear into a front. Are you looking to trade or...?

Or get rid of the logo on the front and use it as-is (needs a couple...
04-30-21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 700
Posted By unworthy1

That sure does not sound right given that the...

That sure does not sound right given that the tubing does not appear to be oversized (a least to my eyeballs).
But did you read that number stamped on the seatpost itself or measure it with a...
04-30-21, 04:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 958
Posted By unworthy1

If by that you mean Ernesto built it: not likely....

If by that you mean Ernesto built it: not likely. It is said that he never built a single frame (although he may have in his youth as an apprentice but certainly not once his own business was...
04-30-21, 09:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 700
Posted By unworthy1

My votes: Pinarello? NO MBK? NO Italian...

My votes:
Pinarello? NO
MBK? NO
Italian made? YES (but confirm the BB threading)
Falck tubing? Maybe NO...what is the seat post size?
04-30-21, 09:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 958
Posted By unworthy1

Notice those little "kidney bean" cutouts in the...

Notice those little "kidney bean" cutouts in the OP's headlugs? Does anybody know for certain that these are marks of the possible builder: Giovanni Losa? I am repeating hearsay so not admissible...
04-29-21, 08:16 PM
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Posted By unworthy1

Yep but I only have the one retainer and it seems...

Yep but I only have the one retainer and it seems to be unique in both number of balls and how they are held relative to the races. I suppose just a lot of loose balls could be the fall-back but...
04-29-21, 12:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 366
Posted By unworthy1

Funny bird that "Made in USSR" tire, that clearly...

Funny bird that "Made in USSR" tire, that clearly has some English/Latin alphabet mixed in with what looks like Cyrillic too. I never knew the Soviets to export to territories that would have used...
04-28-21, 04:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 252
Posted By unworthy1

OOOhhh! I want one of them with a Campy RD! ;)

OOOhhh! I want one of them with a Campy RD! ;)
04-28-21, 10:38 AM
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Posted By unworthy1

Longshot but need a single Mavic 305 headset...

Longshot but need a single Mavic 305 headset bearing (or just the plastic retainer in good condition).
This has round balls but the retainer is at an angle so doubt that any commonplace steel cage...
04-27-21, 07:38 PM
Replies: 61,456
Views: 9,268,892
Posted By unworthy1

That's one you won't find anybody else with! Very...

That's one you won't find anybody else with! Very interesting "aero" number with Super Vitus "shaped" tubing and a Hatta (?) HS I never saw! Unique DOs, too. Now you need to research it's history!
04-27-21, 01:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,799
Posted By unworthy1

rccardr Thanks a ton, Dr. Cannondale! That's very...

rccardr Thanks a ton, Dr. Cannondale! That's very helpful!
Where have you found those replacements bearings available (and is there a part number to use to get the correct ones)?
Thanks again!
04-27-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,799
Posted By unworthy1

I realize this is an ancient thread but I wonder...

I realize this is an ancient thread but I wonder if Dave Mayer or one of you guys who have done it can offer some more details about how you open up one of the Shimano carts with the small...
04-27-21, 10:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 364
Posted By unworthy1

My decal set came with a "Designer 84" decal for...

My decal set came with a "Designer 84" decal for the top tube which seems like the default decal (which became the default "model Name") on many Ciocc frames that were otherwise quite different in...
04-26-21, 06:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 920
Posted By unworthy1

Dang! It's a San Rensho! You really want this to...

Dang! It's a San Rensho! You really want this to be "a happy ending", hope it's nothing structural. There sure seems to be evidence of some discoloration/patterning to the chrome near that jagged...
04-26-21, 06:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 328
Posted By unworthy1

Bumping: I know these aren't exactly "door...

Bumping: I know these aren't exactly "door buster" forks, but when you need them you'll never find them! I cleaned them up and they are *slightly* more attractive now (you have to visualize). How...
04-26-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 364
Posted By unworthy1

Yes made in Italy almost certainly by the firm...

Yes made in Italy almost certainly by the firm that was run by 2 Bonati brothers and one Conti, they were somewhere in the greater Milano area and sold bikes under the Ciocc, Conti and John brands,...
04-24-21, 10:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 364
Posted By unworthy1

Looks like the OP has begun paint-stripping, and...

Looks like the OP has begun paint-stripping, and has a bit of rust to deal with, too. Thanks for making the pix available, T-Mar! The OP's shares many details with my "later" Ciocc: same BB shell (as...
04-24-21, 10:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 311
Posted By unworthy1

I don't think I would trust the decals: sure it...

I don't think I would trust the decals: sure it looks like a Olmo star but the "RECORD" decal on the DT is nothing familiar. It could be a decent frame but it looks like a "dog's breakfast" of...
04-24-21, 10:00 PM
Replies: 3,941
Views: 362,834
Posted By unworthy1

I did finally get a pic of the 25mm Conti...

I did finally get a pic of the 25mm Conti Competition tubular that I have and I sent you a PM
04-23-21, 09:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 364
Posted By unworthy1

Even with the trix I cannot view your linked pix....

Even with the trix I cannot view your linked pix. There is another way which is to upload pix to your "Gallery" and one of us can view and copy them.
I have an early San Cristobal which has a...
04-22-21, 11:58 PM
Replies: 61,456
Views: 9,268,892
Posted By unworthy1

I was also suspicious but the Brake Bridge stamp...

I was also suspicious but the Brake Bridge stamp is one thing that's actually reassuring because it's Ten Speed Drive who did import Ciocc (among others). I think they had a budget model in their...
04-21-21, 01:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 939
Posted By unworthy1

perfect, I'm down for these 3 items and have...

perfect, I'm down for these 3 items and have emailed you so we'll follow up there. Thanks!
04-21-21, 01:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 939
Posted By unworthy1

emailing about the skewers, MKS pedals and maybe...

emailing about the skewers, MKS pedals and maybe front hub (drilling?)
04-20-21, 11:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By unworthy1

Yep, it sure has some Konno earmarks, a real...

Yep, it sure has some Konno earmarks, a real find! Too bad about the fork, but can't win 'em all!
04-15-21, 07:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 491
Posted By unworthy1

IIRC his son was active on this forum some time...

IIRC his son was active on this forum some time back and he has all his Dad's build records, he has been a wealth of generous knowledge-sharing. Anybody recall what his handle was?

EDIT: merziac...
04-14-21, 05:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 280
Posted By unworthy1

No I wouldn't say that the example that P!n20...

No I wouldn't say that the example that P!n20 posted sure looks like the same model (only in yellow main paint) and has the same graphics so likely this was contracted by and sold as an Atala. What I...
04-13-21, 06:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 280
Posted By unworthy1

Hmmm, sure that ad states the similar example is...

Hmmm, sure that ad states the similar example is Aelle and it has a Columbus sticker that says so, but, since when is there an Aelle tubeset with a shaped, oversized down tube and suitable for Atala...
04-13-21, 06:33 PM
Replies: 3,941
Views: 362,834
Posted By unworthy1

Sent a PM to semroc ^

Sent a PM to semroc ^
04-12-21, 04:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,062
Posted By unworthy1

so far I have only the non-slotted levers with...

so far I have only the non-slotted levers with Weinmann logo and the flip-up QR, very much like the ones on eBay but with black pivots, not red anodized (so obviously a special-order worth LOTS of...
04-12-21, 10:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,062
Posted By unworthy1

I'll look thru my stash of Weinmann and DC levers...

I'll look thru my stash of Weinmann and DC levers and will reply here if I have a spare, I assume you prefer an exact match with same logo, same (dangerous) slots and the QR flip-up, correct? Or are...
04-12-21, 10:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 328
Posted By unworthy1

Sakae (SR Japan) Aluminum fork, 171 steerer, FS

Need one of these for a restoration or just cause you want a Vitus-looking aluminum fork from another maker?
Well, here you go: a Sakae (Marked SR as in Sakae Ringyo, JAPAN and number 910204 on the...
04-11-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 231
Posted By unworthy1

clean all exposed threads and use LocTite BLUE on...

clean all exposed threads and use LocTite BLUE on this, tighten as tight as you can with a hook-tip spanner, as others have reco'd.
04-10-21, 10:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 440
Posted By unworthy1

OP says the Campy BB is "English", and apparently...

OP says the Campy BB is "English", and apparently this "Henry James" style crown was also made by Everest. Now curious to have an ID for the dropouts: familiar looking but I draw a blank for a name.
04-10-21, 10:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 595
Posted By unworthy1

This post got me to thinking: "wonder what size...

This post got me to thinking: "wonder what size is the XC post I have?". It's a 26.6...so PM me!
04-10-21, 11:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 440
Posted By unworthy1

Here's a few pix-assists: no idea but the...

Here's a few pix-assists: no idea but the forkcrown looks "Henry James-ish" a quality frame I'd say, what's the tseatpost size?...
04-09-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 1,447
Views: 177,730
Posted By unworthy1

No idea what any of these may have been attached...

No idea what any of these may have been attached to: I walked by a sidewalk sale and saw a decent Shimano 105 caliper that was missing a couple nuts/bolts, and the seller insisted I buy all these to...
04-09-21, 08:39 AM
Replies: 1,447
Views: 177,730
Posted By unworthy1

Not So Vintage, but Free for cost of shipping: 3...

Not So Vintage, but Free for cost of shipping: 3 disc brake calipers: a Tektro Aries cable-op, a Shimano Deore hyrdaulic and a Hayes IH2 cable-op. All fit in one box and weigh about 1.3lbs...
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