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01-23-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 890
Posted By canyoneagle

So cool to see these. Stirs some good memories...

So cool to see these. Stirs some good memories of the era for me.
Here’s one of my old photos circa ‘82 on my first “real” bike - a Raleigh Super Course that I upgraded with Campy NR derailleurs...
01-22-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 615
Posted By canyoneagle

Beautiful!!!!!!!

Beautiful!!!!!!!
Forum: For Sale
01-17-21, 05:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 283
Posted By canyoneagle

90’s 62cm Torelli Nitro Express frameset. Mondonico made, Columbus EL-OS

Near mint frameset for sale:
90’s era Torelli Nitro Express made by Mondonico for Torelli.
Seat tube: 62 cm c-c
Top tube: 59.5 cm c-c
Italian BB threading
130mm rear spacing

Columbus EL-OS...
01-16-21, 06:11 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 48,684
Posted By canyoneagle

nice! I had a Criterium 3.0 back in ‘89...

nice!

I had a Criterium 3.0 back in ‘89 through about ‘98 in addition to other bikes at the time.

The criterium is aptly named. Great handling bike, and stiff as hell for those sprints....
01-16-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,594
Posted By canyoneagle

Cool! I’ll play. Italians: Mondonico ...

Cool!
I’ll play.

Italians:

Mondonico
Tommasini
Zullo
Tommaso
01-15-21, 04:11 PM
Replies: 2,848
Views: 664,462
Posted By canyoneagle

Current rides: Mountain bike - fully rigid...

Current rides:

Mountain bike - fully rigid 29+ Vassago Moosknuckle ti with XTR 12

Road bike: recently acquired and built Eddy Merckx Corsa-01 with 9sp Record.

I’ve got the extremes...
01-13-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,293
Posted By canyoneagle

Another vote for Phil Wood. ...

Another vote for Phil Wood.


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Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-21, 02:12 PM
Replies: 1,444
Views: 190,257
Posted By canyoneagle

Newly built 90’s Merckx Corsa-01 with Record 9...

Newly built 90’s Merckx Corsa-01 with Record 9 for consideration.
Fun project!

...
01-13-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 16,666
Posted By canyoneagle

took me a moment to see it......... Yikes!!!!

took me a moment to see it.........
Yikes!!!!
01-09-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 361
Posted By canyoneagle

From the picture it looks like Benotto tape,...

From the picture it looks like Benotto tape, which does not have adhesive, but can be brittle. Worth a try. Benotto tape retains the shape of the original installation, so (in theory) can be...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-21, 03:10 PM
Replies: 2,076
Views: 466,099
Posted By canyoneagle

Newly built 90's Corsa-01 with 9sp Record. ...

Newly built 90's Corsa-01 with 9sp Record. Initial rides are encouraging. I think this one's a keeper.
...
01-08-21, 02:54 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 58,216
Posted By canyoneagle

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Forum: Foo
01-07-21, 06:33 PM
Replies: 4,664
Views: 397,244
Posted By canyoneagle

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ujifilm X-Pro2 with vintage Zeiss...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-21, 05:54 PM
Replies: 26,750
Views: 17,058,595
Posted By canyoneagle

90’s Merckx with mint 9v Record

My love for vintage steel does not end. Here is my current bike, a 90’s Merckx Corsa-01 with 9 speed Record. I stripped the group from a Torelli frame that did not fit me, and the results are very...
01-05-21, 09:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 920
Posted By canyoneagle

Done

Build complete.
Initial dial-in ride felt really good.

...
01-05-21, 06:09 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 19,754
Posted By canyoneagle

to wit: https://youtu.be/5MzIiv7pewE

to wit:
https://youtu.be/5MzIiv7pewE
01-05-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 920
Posted By canyoneagle

I definitely relate to your challenges in finding...

I definitely relate to your challenges in finding the right fit.

For years I have wanted to build a bike with the Rivendell / French / Herse fit philosophy, and I think I will need to go the...
01-05-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 466
Views: 19,754
Posted By canyoneagle

I've wound bottom to top for nearly 40 years -...

I've wound bottom to top for nearly 40 years - the center tape has always been an element of a properly finished bar, in the minds of many (myself included).
More than aesthetics, there is a...
01-05-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 466
Views: 19,754
Posted By canyoneagle

Nah, your bikes fit within my aesthetic limits ;)...

Nah, your bikes fit within my aesthetic limits ;) Or at least to the extent that I can appreciate the functionality. Plus, my trigger lessens the more a bike leans towards Grant Petersen's style vs...
01-04-21, 05:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 920
Posted By canyoneagle

Quick update... I'm taking things in a...

Quick update...
I'm taking things in a different direction. As much as I wanted to make the Torelli work for me, I feel it is just not a good fit for my body.

This has been my challenge since day...
01-04-21, 01:28 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 19,754
Posted By canyoneagle

Things that erk me more than they probably...

Things that erk me more than they probably should:

- over-rotated drop bars and/or sky hoods. Screams poor fit (or wrong bar type), and refusal to do something more appropriate (get a shorter stem...
01-04-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,590
Posted By canyoneagle

Not vintage, but...

Jeff Jones in Oregon makes several highly capable mountain bikes, which are designed around old-school principles.
his SWB plus spaceframe might get you close to your target. It typically utilizes...
12-20-20, 12:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 920
Posted By canyoneagle

thanks! The Volvo is really nice. I bought it...

thanks! The Volvo is really nice. I bought it from a man in Canada who spent 35 years restoring it. I have since completely redone the interior, but it is a work in progress.

...
12-19-20, 09:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 920
Posted By canyoneagle

yup. to me, Mondonico is Mondonico.... a rose...

yup.
to me, Mondonico is Mondonico.... a rose by any other name, and so forth. 😎
12-19-20, 08:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 920
Posted By canyoneagle

You’ll also notice my c&v car, a 1970 Volvo 1800....

You’ll also notice my c&v car, a 1970 Volvo 1800.

That’s how I roll.

...
12-19-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 920
Posted By canyoneagle

Canyoneagle’s new ride

I’ve recently acquired a hardly used Torelli Nitro Express, circa 1998.
The frameset was made by Mondonico in Columbus EL-OS, my favorite tubing, and is stunning.
I have checked and verified that...
09-24-18, 08:14 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 44,289
Posted By canyoneagle

Add another VERY pleased owner of one of these...

Add another VERY pleased owner of one of these brilliant headsets. Well done, Joe!!!!!!!

I'll get some closeups soon, but at the risk of overposting the post-build photos, here's one that shows...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-18, 02:43 PM
Replies: 1,221
Views: 259,056
Posted By canyoneagle

LOVE this thread. So many nice bikes here. ...

LOVE this thread. So many nice bikes here.

I've posted this one in C&V but will be doing a modern build.
Chorus grouppo, record hubs and Archetype rims in transit from Chain Reaction...
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