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09-18-21, 11:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,267
Posted By 1 Lugnut

Mothers Billet metal polish is all Iíve ever used...

Mothers Billet metal polish is all Iíve ever used over Semichrome. Give it a tryÖ!...
09-05-21, 06:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 316
Posted By 1 Lugnut

First paper delivery for was helping my neighbor...

First paper delivery for was helping my neighbor with a weekly Ad paper in the neighborhood. Only we’d sneak his dad’s early 50’s Plymouth out before dawn & fly through the route. It had a stick...
09-01-21, 09:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 971
Posted By 1 Lugnut

Thx Gary, I have those bottle cages on all...

Thx Gary,

I have those bottle cages on all my bikes. Performance Bikes carried them. Made in France IIRC?

As you mentioned, the bike was refinished & that might be a replacement forkÖdunno?...
06-07-21, 09:24 PM
Replies: 8,056
Views: 2,578,162
Posted By 1 Lugnut

1st year edition of ergo-power had the little bit...

1st year edition of ergo-power had the little bit at the end of lever. Have a couple sets of them. The levers are solid aluminum, unlike some of the latter editions.
Iíve since changed them for a...
05-14-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,091
Posted By 1 Lugnut

Bought this Titan frame cuz I liked the 'smoke'...

Bought this Titan frame cuz I liked the 'smoke' paint job on it. Plus, t was the size (57 cm) I was looking for . . .
A painter in Italy paints frames w/ fancy schemes for quite a few top-tiered...
05-02-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,591
Posted By 1 Lugnut

Same here.... ...

Same here....
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04-23-21, 10:22 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,584
Posted By 1 Lugnut

Helmets were were required on a MS sponsored...

Helmets were were required on a MS sponsored tour, even if they weren't on right :o
...
04-15-21, 12:09 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 35,026
Posted By 1 Lugnut

Early 80's Super Mondia 60 cm with Reynolds 531...

Early 80's Super Mondia 60 cm with Reynolds 531 Spl Ltwt tubing weighed 19.5 lbs....
04-02-21, 09:51 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 15,807
Posted By 1 Lugnut

2 Movados & a Tradition ...

2 Movados & a Tradition

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04-01-21, 10:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,909
Posted By 1 Lugnut

The 2-tone color is very nice... I have a Moto...

The 2-tone color is very nice...
I have a Moto Grand Record just like the 1st pic you posted (silver & black). I've dated mine to be a '74 model, but it might me a later model...? I bought it new ...
03-31-21, 01:35 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 30,012
Posted By 1 Lugnut

Bought this Mondia Spl from Europe that was on...

Bought this Mondia Spl from Europe that was on eBay just to get the head tube badge for another Mondia I have. Gray paint was thrashed. I had some welding done by Ed Litton. I stripped & primed it...
03-28-21, 09:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 708
Posted By 1 Lugnut

I was much younger then, so my injuries were...

I was much younger then, so my injuries were inconsequental, but the bike was wrecked beyond repair. I did go out and buy another bike. A new '74 Motobecane Grand Record (frame only). A retired...
03-27-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 708
Posted By 1 Lugnut

Nice refurbish....! Nice to see an old Mercier up...

Nice refurbish....! Nice to see an old Mercier up & running 👍
My1st road bike was a Mercier. Crashed it one nite while riding while it was near dark. Wrecked it by all accounts w/ a bent frame &...
03-26-21, 01:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,349
Posted By 1 Lugnut

Yes, it is... ...

Yes, it is...
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03-26-21, 07:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,349
Posted By 1 Lugnut

I have 3 Mondias. Great bikes...! Bought my 1st...

I have 3 Mondias. Great bikes...! Bought my 1st one (a Ď82 Super) in the late 80ís. The other 2, I picked up along the way...

Take a visit on Classic Rendezvous Mondia Page...
03-23-21, 12:51 PM
Replies: 623
Views: 63,011
Posted By 1 Lugnut

Ď63 ES-330 ...

Ď63 ES-330
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Ď85 Dot Neck...
03-17-21, 08:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,652
Posted By 1 Lugnut

Voted light cuz I'm biased... Have the similar...

Voted light cuz I'm biased...
Have the similar Leather Bar Tape from Velo-Orange, but have have a white Fizik saddle. Figured the tape would darken with use/age & it has. but not all that much. In...
03-11-21, 09:46 PM
Replies: 8,056
Views: 2,578,162
Posted By 1 Lugnut

I already had a fork but needed to have it...

I already had a fork but needed to have it chromed & just got it back a few days ago.
Pretty much Campy Chorus cmpnts, Nuovo Rec hubs to GP-4 rims, Edco Comp hdset, Record Carbon 8-sp ergos,Tom...
03-11-21, 11:48 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 25,759
Posted By 1 Lugnut

This one set me back some...CLS 450 ...

This one set me back some...CLS 450

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03-06-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 8,056
Views: 2,578,162
Posted By 1 Lugnut

Late 80's Titan... ...

Late 80's Titan...

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03-03-21, 08:34 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,608
Posted By 1 Lugnut

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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03-02-21, 02:41 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,493
Posted By 1 Lugnut

Iíve had one for years. Prolly more effort to...

Iíve had one for years. Prolly more effort to pump up my tires than modern pumps but...I like it!
Mounted it to a piece of wood to make it more stable....
03-02-21, 11:35 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 32,797
Posted By 1 Lugnut

Benji 8 years ago ...

Benji 8 years ago


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03-01-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 709
Views: 161,545
Posted By 1 Lugnut

Two Titans... Made in Italy, but marketed in...

Two Titans...
Made in Italy, but marketed in Switzerland
...
02-26-21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,500
Posted By 1 Lugnut

No problem...you’re welcome! Glad to help w/ your...

No problem...you’re welcome! Glad to help w/ your renovating process. I’m amazed what you can do w/ your skills in design with changing items/colors on the Mondia!
it is an ‘82 frame fyi. Bought new...
02-25-21, 06:45 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,500
Posted By 1 Lugnut

Hmm...don't know anything about computer (CAD)...

Hmm...don't know anything about computer (CAD) design programs, but here's a shot of my Mondia that looks to be in the vein of your design . . . ?

60 cm / 531 Spl Lightweight tubing / ITM bar &...
02-20-21, 08:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,446
Posted By 1 Lugnut

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Great ride, but sold the frame to someone who wanted it more that I did......
02-18-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,951
Posted By 1 Lugnut

+1... Been riding tubulars since I first began...

+1...
Been riding tubulars since I first began cycling back in the 70's. Started w/ Vittoria's, but switched to Veloflex & haven't looked back. Great riding tire & durable. I like the 'Sprinter' &...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 27,072
Views: 17,410,020
Posted By 1 Lugnut

Titan Star ...

Titan Star
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02-12-21, 06:27 PM
Replies: 7,262
Views: 729,805
Posted By 1 Lugnut

A fish scale, but since I donít fish much, Iíll...

A fish scale, but since I donít fish much, Iíll be for weighing bikes...
02-07-21, 08:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,541
Posted By 1 Lugnut

'74 Moto Grand Record... ...

'74 Moto Grand Record...
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02-04-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,162
Posted By 1 Lugnut

Some 45 yrs ago when I 1st got into biking, I...

Some 45 yrs ago when I 1st got into biking, I went into a shop and saw a used Italvega bike for sale. Not sure of the model, but it had a pale metallic green paint job & chromed lugs. I wanted it,...
02-03-21, 02:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 852
Posted By 1 Lugnut

Same here & I call her a Trollop 👀

Same here & I call her a Trollop 👀
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02-03-21, 08:39 AM
Replies: 9,707
Views: 1,316,760
Posted By 1 Lugnut

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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02-01-21, 06:34 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,775
Posted By 1 Lugnut

The diagram below was posted early-on in this...

The diagram below was posted early-on in this lengthy thread. Shows the ball/bearing size(s) needed for the hub...

When I recently disassembled one of my cassette hubs to exchange freehubs, I had...
01-30-21, 05:56 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,990
Posted By 1 Lugnut

Iíll usually do that, but could not find my 3mm...

Iíll usually do that, but could not find my 3mm tap & the hardwr store was sold out of them.
Instead, I bought some 3mm machine screws to see if the d/o holes weíre ok to be fitted. With a little...
01-30-21, 02:42 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,990
Posted By 1 Lugnut

Iíve broken off a couple DO Screws in my 40 yrs...

Iíve broken off a couple DO Screws in my 40 yrs of wrenching, but managed to remove them w/o too much trouble.
This new frame I got, came w/o any DO Screws, so I wasnít going to take any chances w/...
01-22-21, 02:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,502
Posted By 1 Lugnut

When I got a ratted-out Mondia frame, I went...

When I got a ratted-out Mondia frame, I went about prepping it for paint by sanding it down smooth, taped-off the areas that called for masking & bought a rattle can of SEM Hi-Build Primer Surfacer...
01-12-21, 09:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,055
Posted By 1 Lugnut

Thx SJX... btw: I had a Superissimo exactly...

Thx SJX...
btw: I had a Superissimo exactly like yours’ (59cm) Rode it for years, Sadly, I let it go to a Forum member. Rock steady ride, even at 55 mph...
I expect this red one to perform the...
01-10-21, 06:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,502
Posted By 1 Lugnut

Nice Score... 👍 If it were mine, & since youíre...

Nice Score... 👍
If it were mine, & since youíre in Oakland, Iíd have Ed Litton in Richmond have a look at the damage & see what he says. Iíve seen his work & had work done by him. All depends on how...
01-10-21, 11:05 AM
Replies: 3,505
Views: 870,428
Posted By 1 Lugnut

deleted - double post..

deleted - double post..
01-10-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 3,505
Views: 870,428
Posted By 1 Lugnut

Here ya go :) Near as I can figure, a ‘74...

Here ya go :)
Near as I can figure, a ‘74 model.
Campy brakes are long reach & had to add a drop-bolt for the rear. Have replacement decals...esp for the fork! Edco Comp Hdset, Fancy Campy Aluminum...
01-10-21, 05:43 AM
Replies: 3,505
Views: 870,428
Posted By 1 Lugnut

Thx H-guidon 😎 I bought it new as a frame...

Thx H-guidon 😎

I bought it new as a frame only in the late 70ís from a retired French racer that owned a bike shop in Calif.
A 59 cm c-c frame with Reynolds 531 tubing. Originally, built it up...
01-09-21, 11:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,579
Posted By 1 Lugnut

Iíve used aluminum tape to take up the difference...

Iíve used aluminum tape to take up the difference on the fork crown. Tape has a sticky back & I cut it to fit. Once the race is on there good, it canít go anywhere. Prolly something you should keep...
01-09-21, 10:43 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,043
Posted By 1 Lugnut

Well Done. A Stunning Restoration 👍 Color is...

Well Done. A Stunning Restoration 👍

Color is similar to this Rockhopper I just got in a trade-off. It was in poor condition, but cleaned it up & replaced a few parts. Nothing compared to what...
01-09-21, 10:12 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 194,617
Posted By 1 Lugnut

I have a chrome headset from that era IIRC. It...

I have a chrome headset from that era IIRC. It came off a team Stumpjumper that replaced w/ a blk Deore headset. Like new! PM if interested...

A Rockhopper I recently restored......
01-09-21, 05:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,325
Posted By 1 Lugnut

I like them too! Have a pair on my Moto Grand...

I like them too! Have a pair on my Moto Grand Record... & had a white set on a Super Mondia
Glad you found some at a good price. Replacements can cost you dearly...
fwiw: talcum powder helps...
01-09-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 7,950
Views: 2,319,003
Posted By 1 Lugnut

Late 80's Team Stumpjumper ...

Late 80's Team Stumpjumper

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Replies: 7
Views: 1,298
Posted By 1 Lugnut

Specialized Team Stumpjumper (late Ď80ís)

Have this Team Stumpjumper I bought in the late 80ís from Talbots Cyclery. Barely ridden, since Iím a roadie! So much so, that had a custom set of wheels built from Wheelsmith in Palo Alto & put...
06-15-12, 10:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,603
Posted By 1 Lugnut

I'd think it would a lot easier & a better way to...

I'd think it would a lot easier & a better way to go if replaced the cones & bearings in the hub. Who knows how long it would take for a polishing cmpd to grind those races smooth. You'll need some...
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