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05-28-22, 08:42 AM
Replies: 155
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Posted By bbbob

"velo piste"........and you can enter the Parc...

"velo piste"........and you can enter the Parc from the back side, avoiding the "quai", take RER to Ville d'Avray.
05-28-22, 08:04 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 8,745
Posted By bbbob

If you haven't already, take a roll out to the...

If you haven't already, take a roll out to the Parc de St. Cloud and see the Grande Cascade, just a little further SW from your ride above. While not on the "B" list,
in the spring/summer there's a...
05-26-22, 02:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,005
Posted By bbbob

That's right, I forgot the original AS lugs have...

That's right, I forgot the original AS lugs have no seat binder ears whatsoever, and that whatever is there was added. Most other seat lugs (pre 1970) do have hollow ears however.
The AS lugs they...
05-25-22, 02:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,005
Posted By bbbob

It certainly started as a notch for a keyed bolt....

It certainly started as a notch for a keyed bolt. The once hollow ears were filled with brass, can't see how it could have been further strengthened beyond that.

Spence thought this was more...
05-24-22, 08:26 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 779
Posted By bbbob

Oval blades on the blue one,

Oval blades on the blue one,
05-24-22, 08:17 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 779
Posted By bbbob

I understand, I left the Webers behind 30 years...

I understand, I left the Webers behind 30 years ago. Bicycles are easier, and don't small like benzina.
05-23-22, 05:23 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 779
Posted By bbbob

Sold the Abarth for a boosuroo ? You are and...

Sold the Abarth for a boosuroo ? You are and still will pay for this, could have at least hooked up a bob trailer to the Weber equipped item...
05-23-22, 05:12 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 779
Posted By bbbob

Unusual paint/chrome divisions, unique ! That's...

Unusual paint/chrome divisions, unique ! That's a rare piece. What threads are the BB ? is the steering tube 25x1 with 22.0 ID or is it "normal" ?
05-23-22, 02:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,005
Posted By bbbob

This is Roland's work. Also this frame has extra...

This is Roland's work. Also this frame has extra work done to the BB shell, an optional "extra", all the long points and tongues were steel welded on and filed to blend, this takes hours. The Phil BB...
05-23-22, 08:34 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,005
Posted By bbbob

Highly likely it was sold by Spence Wolf, so the...

Highly likely it was sold by Spence Wolf, so the A. Singer records will indicate such. "made in France" indicates an export. The Mafac brake stiffener is a "spensism"... same with the choice of...
05-14-22, 05:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 901
Posted By bbbob

cool hubs

cool hubs
05-11-22, 10:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 601
Posted By bbbob

might as well paint your nails to match too

might as well paint your nails to match too
04-29-22, 01:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 566
Posted By bbbob

whoops its a rocky not a stumpy

whoops its a rocky not a stumpy
04-29-22, 12:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 566
Posted By bbbob

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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04-28-22, 02:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 566
Posted By bbbob

I have a nearly all original Specialized stump...

I have a nearly all original Specialized stump jumper comp from '85 in the largest size. Has deore parts and bio space. Only tires have been changed.
Not !00% sure of date, but close. 18 speed. If...
03-12-22, 11:00 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 8,745
Posted By bbbob

Madame Singer's bike. 28/24 wheels ...

Madame Singer's bike. 28/24 wheels


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Replies: 21
Views: 1,151
Posted By bbbob

Quite the contrary, in fact a lowered (original...

Quite the contrary, in fact a lowered (original RH or competent copy) f/rack will have a threaded stud underneath to support the fender, no crush. Same with the rear....
Take a close look at any RH...
Replies: 21
Views: 1,151
Posted By bbbob

It's a "Federal" model, the least expensive,...

It's a "Federal" model, the least expensive, exported out of country of origin, evidenced by the "made in France" painted on the downtube..
It would Not have had RH stem or cranks or brakes. It is...
02-04-22, 04:33 PM
Replies: 1,451
Views: 446,289
Posted By bbbob

the stem and cranks are big clues

the stem and cranks are big clues
02-04-22, 02:50 PM
Replies: 1,451
Views: 446,289
Posted By bbbob

4 speed, 1950. Under 20lbs as equipped. Was a...

4 speed, 1950. Under 20lbs as equipped. Was a gift from a generous uncle to his niece on her 15th birthday.
...
01-17-22, 11:31 AM
Replies: 3,613
Views: 957,444
Posted By bbbob

rusty French ten speed

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10-28-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,855
Posted By bbbob

very very nice

very very nice
09-25-21, 09:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 442
Posted By bbbob

post accumulator post

post accumulator post
09-24-21, 05:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 442
Posted By bbbob

Hi, I can't open private messages because I have...

Hi, I can't open private messages because I have less than 10 posts, such efficiency. Still want the seat post.
09-24-21, 10:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 442
Posted By bbbob

Hi, I'd like to get the 26.2 seat post if...

Hi, I'd like to get the 26.2 seat post if available. how?
08-10-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,374
Posted By bbbob

A quality lock might help

A quality lock might help
08-10-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,501
Posted By bbbob

the Brits just have to get spanky

the Brits just have to get spanky
08-10-21, 07:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,177
Posted By bbbob

randyjawa has got it figured out, listen to him

randyjawa has got it figured out, listen to him
08-10-21, 07:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,934
Posted By bbbob

Best idea: loose the bar end shifters

Best idea: loose the bar end shifters
08-10-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,131
Posted By bbbob

The original steel crank can have down to a 36t...

The original steel crank can have down to a 36t chainring, if you can find one.
Forum: For Sale
10-22-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,975
Posted By bbbob

I think it was sold for less a year ago. Seller...

I think it was sold for less a year ago. Seller should remove the add if so.
Forum: For Sale
10-20-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,975
Posted By bbbob

Didn't you sell this bike already? I saw it on CL...

Didn't you sell this bike already? I saw it on CL a while back, I spoke to you about it then but is was soon gone from cl
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