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08-26-12, 07:39 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,861
Posted By streik

:D Could we please keep our "political"...

:D

Could we please keep our "political" commenting on that exact level?
07-12-12, 04:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 19,008
Posted By streik

I really don't know what to do with it yet. One...

I really don't know what to do with it yet. One way would be yellow sidewalls and cables, yes, how they did it in the nineties :S Another would be black cables and black tires, to hghlight the...
07-12-12, 04:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 19,008
Posted By streik

This is how i got it today... will work on it...

This is how i got it today... will work on it next week. It doesn't wigh a thing... I don't have any modern carbon thingie for comparison, but my old steelies feel like twice as heavy. Very fresh...
07-08-12, 05:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 19,008
Posted By streik

Yes, 600$ is about wat he's asking and I think...

Yes, 600$ is about wat he's asking and I think it's a fair price.

Serial number: K in a circle then 5510595063

Seller thinks it's 1996...
07-07-12, 11:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 19,008
Posted By streik

My thoughts were the same, many unoriginal parts...

My thoughts were the same, many unoriginal parts on that one... Glad to hear the Wheels are nice, but I don't really like the red rims in combination with that frame.


Thanks everyone for the...
07-07-12, 02:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 19,008
Posted By streik

Klein Quantum II, this is a classic, isn't it?

Hi,

This thing caught my eye and I think I might buy it. I'm so in love with the red... just look at how saturated it is... argh...

...
01-02-12, 07:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,400
Posted By streik

Nice polo bike, it will get that unique...

Nice polo bike, it will get that unique polo-patina sooner or later (bent fork/rear triangle, loss of paint and blood stains) but road bikes seem to have great geometry for polo.

Just a thing or...
10-14-11, 04:22 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 38,184
Posted By streik

+1 me very much too!

+1 me very much too!
08-21-11, 12:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 973
Posted By streik

I actually like this... a lot... am I the only...

I actually like this... a lot... am I the only one?
04-01-11, 01:29 PM
03-20-11, 04:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 817
Posted By streik

This is very interesting. Could you elaborate? ...

This is very interesting. Could you elaborate?

I understand how some people wouldn't want to work with a boss who Quote: "...doesn't explain anything, you learn by watching." It is my experience...
03-19-11, 04:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 817
Posted By streik

Thanks! What do you mean with one day only?

Thanks! What do you mean with one day only?
03-19-11, 05:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 817
Posted By streik

Dario Pegoretti Short - "Of Steel"

Hey everybody! Wondering why nobody has posted this yet. Search function didn't turn up anything. If this is like the 100th repost then sorry and please delete it. Have fun:
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03-10-11, 01:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 600
Posted By streik

BTW, what do you make of that shiny stuff under...

BTW, what do you make of that shiny stuff under the clamp-on shifters? Flashes of all kinds of damage rush through my head when i look at this... :twitchy:
03-10-11, 01:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 600
Posted By streik

Otis, this is exactly why i posted this crappy...

Otis, this is exactly why i posted this crappy picture.

So much fun to look at two or three white pixels and some darker ones around them and conclude there's be a steel seatpost. :D

The...
03-10-11, 08:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 600
Posted By streik

Thing is, i bought it already. No need to trust...

Thing is, i bought it already. No need to trust him, since it's amazingly cheap and he's most probably gonna send it to me (Swiss mail is really reliable when it comes to domestically shipping whole...
03-10-11, 03:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 600
Posted By streik

:D so much awesome office skill... Otis:...

:D so much awesome office skill...


Otis: The cranks tell me low end too, but what else makes you think it's low end?
03-09-11, 02:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 600
Posted By streik

Stop making fun of me! It's the sellers picture...

Stop making fun of me! It's the sellers picture alright! :D Now does anyone have anything to say about the bike?
03-09-11, 01:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 600
Posted By streik

Thanks, i thought 75 might be an appropriate...

Thanks, i thought 75 might be an appropriate guess. But what about the model. I can't seem to find anything with bianchi and coppi from the seventies...
03-09-11, 01:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 600
Posted By streik

Another "Guess what Bianchi I just bought from one very bad picture" Thread

Here's the very bad picture:

http://i606.photobucket.com/albums/tt150/Streikk/Bianchi%201975/rennvelo1975.jpg

Seller says it's a 75 Fausto Coppi Jubilee something (??)

If his bike knowledge...
02-11-11, 06:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 921
Posted By streik

I love those rides where everything goes just...

I love those rides where everything goes just right... :D
Replies: 2
Views: 525
Posted By streik

I bought it. The seller removed the listing. I...

I bought it. The seller removed the listing. I will post pictures once it arrives...
01-30-11, 02:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,119
Posted By streik

found the bug... axle seems to be worn out, or...

found the bug... axle seems to be worn out, or the wrong size of bearings was installed. either way, if i put in a very thin washer like this



______| ...
01-30-11, 01:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,119
Posted By streik

Thanks for replying. I replaced both skewers and...

Thanks for replying. I replaced both skewers and bearings. You're right about the rear wheel, if i adjust each side separately, the play is gone. Great!

The front wheel is different. I has no...
Replies: 2
Views: 525
Posted By streik

Fiorelli Coppi - beauty in gold

Hello everyone! I'm looking to buy this beauty, just wanted to know what the experts have to say about it.

http://www.velomarkt.ch/veloboerse.php?catid=10&subcatid=27&adid=128725

Chrome lugs...
01-30-11, 04:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,119
Posted By streik

Cartridge bearing hubs won't obey me, please help!

Hi everyone

I recently purchased a set of Gipiemme Tecno 416 Wheels on ebay. They're beautiful!

Something is wrong with them. I put them on my bike, tightened the QR skewer and noticed the...
01-05-11, 04:20 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 33,111
Posted By streik

Wow, thanks for the teasers everyone... you are...

Wow, thanks for the teasers everyone... you are being really hard on me :D

I asked the guy with the torelli wheels if he would ship them to me... I really like those gipiemme hubs. Not campy...
01-05-11, 10:01 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 33,111
Posted By streik

Oh yes they are pretty! Didn't know they were so...

Oh yes they are pretty! Didn't know they were so heavy...

plodderslusk: Where did you find a 14-30 record cassette?

Thanks for the opinions so far
01-05-11, 07:03 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 33,111
Posted By streik

Oh i guess i should have mentioned that i'm...

Oh i guess i should have mentioned that i'm tempted by the shiny vintage ones, not the newer ones which i could afford even less :D

...
01-05-11, 06:23 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 33,111
Posted By streik

Campagnolo Shamals look ugly and feel bad, right??

Hi everyone!

Since I missed a deal on a nice bike about a week ago, i need something to spend money on... sort of a late christmas present for myself. Now i have this nice Colnago in black and...
01-04-11, 04:51 AM
Replies: 1,967
Views: 588,090
Posted By streik

This thread is great. I have a 52cm highend...

This thread is great.

I have a 52cm highend Olmo frame from the seventies i would be willing to trade for something italian that's more in the 57/58cm-ish area, toptube length seems to be much...
12-27-10, 07:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,520
Posted By streik

Yeah, there will be a pearl white pug one day,...

Yeah, there will be a pearl white pug one day, that's for sure.

It was only a verbal contract, so nothing i can do. On the other hand some stupid dispute over a bike is not exactly what i was...
12-27-10, 03:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,520
Posted By streik

And... apparently... i wasn't impulsive enough. ...

And... apparently... i wasn't impulsive enough.

Just had it snagged away by someone closer to the seller. What a bummer... the guy offers 300$ and local pickup. Cannot (don't want to) compete...
12-26-10, 04:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,520
Posted By streik

BTW, i hope there's more decent things on this...

BTW, i hope there's more decent things on this bike than just the rims. Which i guess won't be the ones from the catalogue anymore anyway...
12-26-10, 03:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,520
Posted By streik

spent about 200$ including shipping... it's kind...

spent about 200$ including shipping... it's kind of a lot, but i always wanted a peugeot with that pearl white paint... plus there's fender mounts and i think i know what i'll do with this thing....
12-26-10, 03:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,520
Posted By streik

Hate my impulsiveness.. Peugeot PH12 (<-??)

I just impulse-bought me a peugeot. It's pretty much exactly this one (pictures of mine will follow when it arrives):

Peugeot PH 12...
12-02-10, 01:40 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 19,936
Posted By streik

Does anyone mind if join from overseas? Shipping...

Does anyone mind if join from overseas? Shipping would be rather harsh compared to what you guys are paying for shipping within the US. But i do have lots of treasure lying around, and the thrill of...
11-26-10, 04:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,484
Posted By streik

Around here they use lots and lots of salt to...

Around here they use lots and lots of salt to make the snow on the roads and sidewalks melt. You can imagine what that does to any bike.

So my ideal winter commuter is a damaged single speed pug...
Replies: 1
Views: 344
Posted By streik

Complete first generation Super Record gruppo

Hi,

The group is in nice condition, especially the cranks (not cracked) and the derailleurs shine nicely with very little signs of use. Pedals show some wear, but no rust (<- titanium axles on...
08-25-10, 03:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,279
Posted By streik

hurray, a radball bike with campa dropouts......

hurray, a radball bike with campa dropouts... Thats awesome!!

Sad bit is people will kinda laugh at you when they see you with this... Until you get to a bike polo court that is. Right that moment...
08-23-10, 06:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 927
Posted By streik

..and the 22 cm top and down tube would scare me.

..and the 22 cm top and down tube would scare me.
07-31-10, 02:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 525
Posted By streik

To make sure you have a nuovo record seat post,...

To make sure you have a nuovo record seat post, you can always proceed as follows:

1. Acquire small amount of explosive
2. Insert explosive into the seatpost through the opening at the bottom...
07-30-10, 04:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 786
Posted By streik

We never nailed the Losa ID for sure on that...

We never nailed the Losa ID for sure on that older frame. I called Losa because of the crown on the fork, but nothing else pointed in that direction.

This one here is certainly a Losa frame, the...
07-29-10, 11:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,142
Posted By streik

Never mind the credit issue, the pic just makes...

Never mind the credit issue, the pic just makes my screen overheat.




...
07-29-10, 04:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,142
Posted By streik

nice picture kurt... guess you couldn't come up...

nice picture kurt... guess you couldn't come up with a more decent one, eh? :D
07-21-10, 03:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 448
Posted By streik

City riding with 5 reasonable speeds in the back...

City riding with 5 reasonable speeds in the back is really enjoyable with 42 in front.

For the whole renovation thing... ugh... french bike... You're very likely in for a lot of work. Are you sure...
07-09-10, 04:39 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,635
Posted By streik

+1 on the bob jackson! love the seat tube...

+1 on the bob jackson! love the seat tube painting...
06-30-10, 07:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,287
Posted By streik

Hi, stupid question: Are these decals cut out...

Hi, stupid question: Are these decals cut out along the outlines of the letters or are they square tube-wrap style decals with a clear background? Hope you understand my question, i am VERY VERY...
06-27-10, 01:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,287
Posted By streik

You're welcome. If you want the vectors or...

You're welcome. If you want the vectors or different colors just let me know...
06-16-10, 04:49 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 9,096
Posted By streik

Of course noone encourages such behaviour, sorry...

Of course noone encourages such behaviour, sorry if i didn't express myself precise enough.

What i meant was that the newbie with the rattlecan, realizing that he just did something seriously...
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