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01-27-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 4,009
Posted By canyoneagle

FTFY ..... which is another forum...

FTFY


..... which is another forum acronym, “Fixed That For You”
01-26-21, 07:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 409
Posted By canyoneagle

Bump, price drop. I’d prefer to sell this to a...

Bump, price drop.
I’d prefer to sell this to a fellow BF member than on eBay
01-24-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 4,009
Posted By canyoneagle

Hammerfest: Group ride where testosterone...

Hammerfest: Group ride where testosterone prevails over common sense (everyone is constantly putting the hammer down instead of pacing)

Masher: cyclist who rides with a slower than typical cadence...
01-23-21, 02:16 PM
Replies: 2,848
Views: 664,462
Posted By canyoneagle

nope, but that bike is almost a dead ringer!

nope, but that bike is almost a dead ringer!
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, 06:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 262
Posted By canyoneagle

Pretty cool! Thanks for posting this.

Pretty cool! Thanks for posting this.
01-22-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 615
Posted By canyoneagle

Beautiful!!!!!!!

Beautiful!!!!!!!
01-19-21, 11:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 409
Posted By canyoneagle

Same - not an expert, but going off of what has...

Same - not an expert, but going off of what has been passed on from the person who sold me the bike and interwebs research. The seat tube/top tube cluster is also in line with Mondonico.
Everything...
01-19-21, 06:00 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,787
Posted By canyoneagle

Or simply lean the bike resting the bars as one...

Or simply lean the bike resting the bars as one point and the saddle as another, and all is good.

Many bicycles that are built with a tighter geometry do not allow space for a clamp on kickstand....
01-19-21, 05:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 409
Posted By canyoneagle

Yup!!!! Blast from the past! Would be...

Yup!!!!
Blast from the past!

Would be similar to have an offering from Ten Speed Drive or WM Lewis Imports 😁
01-19-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 59,850
Views: 8,895,071
Posted By canyoneagle

Denver CL. Frame looks pretty sketchy, but for...

Denver CL.
Frame looks pretty sketchy, but for the money, there’s a tricolor group on the cheap. Link at bottom.

...
01-19-21, 10:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 624
Posted By canyoneagle

I’d strip and repaint, if it were mine. Cost is...

I’d strip and repaint, if it were mine. Cost is definitely a factor, but a nice frame like that is worthy, IMO, as long as you can find someone to do it for a reasonable cost.

FWIW I sent a CL...
01-19-21, 08:21 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,193
Posted By canyoneagle

Agreed. I think the name choice is the most...

Agreed. I think the name choice is the most contentious element.
01-19-21, 08:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 529
Posted By canyoneagle

Incredible resource/information here. Thank you!

Incredible resource/information here.
Thank you!
01-19-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 59,850
Views: 8,895,071
Posted By canyoneagle

Gorgeous bike. I’d say the seller is losing...

Gorgeous bike. I’d say the seller is losing money at the asking price. Racks, fenders, saddle, tires, leather bar tape..... just those alone get you close.

The bike is in stunning condition. ...
01-18-21, 01:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 920
Posted By canyoneagle

I’ve been able to get a handful of rides on the...

I’ve been able to get a handful of rides on the bike in the past week, and am very happy with how it rides.

The ride quality is sublime - smooth, stable and very comfortable. I’m hooked!
There...
01-18-21, 11:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 409
Posted By canyoneagle

Mondonico built Torelli frameset. 62c-c - Columbus EL-OS. 90’s

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...
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
01-16-21, 02:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 435
Posted By canyoneagle

I have a gorgeous Mondonico-built Torelli in 62cm...

I have a gorgeous Mondonico-built Torelli in 62cm c-c.
I know Torelli offerered 62cm frames in numerous models.

...
01-15-21, 09:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 920
Posted By canyoneagle

New pic

New photo session, after taking photos for the Mondonico Torelli once I got it was not a good fit. Soon to be listed here.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-21, 09:17 PM
Replies: 1,444
Views: 190,257
Posted By canyoneagle

agreed. Resubmitted. ...

agreed. Resubmitted.


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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...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-21, 03:17 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,212
Posted By canyoneagle

Adding Tesch, Sachs, Davidson and Columbine to...

Adding Tesch, Sachs, Davidson and Columbine to the list.

OP - was yours a typical road bike (Stage racing geometry, like most of the Italian bikes), or touring, sport-touring?
clues: did the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-21, 03:07 PM
Replies: 2,076
Views: 466,099
Posted By canyoneagle

stunning!!!!!!!!!!

stunning!!!!!!!!!!
01-14-21, 03:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 571
Posted By canyoneagle

Doubtful it’s a Mariposa, assuming the pic below...

Doubtful it’s a Mariposa, assuming the pic below is indicative

...
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!!!!
01-10-21, 01:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 598
Posted By canyoneagle

Thanks for posting this blast from the past! ...

Thanks for posting this blast from the past!

that Klein was pricy for it’s day!!!!!
$2,300 for an AL frameset would be about $6,500 in today’s dollars.
$2,300 would be pretty steep for an AL...
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...
01-09-21, 12:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 361
Posted By canyoneagle

Looks sketchy to me. In years past, I always...

Looks sketchy to me.

In years past, I always wound the wire around the front brake housing, using tiny zip ties at top and bottom to prevent unwinding. Worked for me, and looked pretty clean,...
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

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Forum: Foo
01-08-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 4,664
Views: 397,244
Posted By canyoneagle

Nope, the lens is a Contax/Yashica mount. I have...

Nope, the lens is a Contax/Yashica mount. I have several C/Y Zeiss lenses, and one M42. The setup works great!!!!
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...
01-07-21, 06:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 920
Posted By canyoneagle

I did a short test ride today and dialed things...

I did a short test ride today and dialed things in. The bike rides beautifully.
I am a big fan of waxed chains.
The bike is amazingly smooth. I look forward to many miles to come.
...
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...
01-06-21, 07:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 920
Posted By canyoneagle

Thanks!!! I hope to get it out for a ride...

Thanks!!!
I hope to get it out for a ride today.
my short dial-in test ride before sunset was encouraging. Super smooth.
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, 02:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,190
Posted By canyoneagle

Early 90's Trek hybrids (750, 7900) come to mind...

Early 90's Trek hybrids (750, 7900) come to mind - probably more run-of-the-mill tubing, but nice frames, nonetheless (the 7900 was an early carbon fiber model)
Otherwise, going way back, I see the...
01-05-21, 11:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,109
Posted By canyoneagle

Nice work!!! that is a beautiful bike. Well...

Nice work!!!
that is a beautiful bike. Well done rescuing it from hipsterdom.
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, 10:11 AM
Replies: 466
Views: 19,754
Posted By canyoneagle

I just realized my list excluded possibly my...

I just realized my list excluded possibly my biggest pet peeve - dirty/greasy drivetrain. Not necessarily on others' bikes (not my problem if you want to deal with the mess).
I've ditched grease/oil...
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...
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