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08-15-19, 11:12 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,198
Posted By P!N20

Well you're more qualified than me then. I just...

Well you're more qualified than me then. I just thought it was interesting that when Bianchi decided to do a cromovelato finish they reversed it instead of doing a celeste cromovelato. But I guess...
08-15-19, 11:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 643
Posted By P!N20

Three leading, three trailing. ...

Three leading, three trailing.

https://i.postimg.cc/0Q7qHBbz/DSC-9104-1.jpg
08-15-19, 10:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,198
Posted By P!N20

Do you think it is? Even Bianchi put it in the...

Do you think it is? Even Bianchi put it in the too hard basket.
...
08-15-19, 06:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 643
Posted By P!N20

https://i.postimg.cc/Fs3gccsZ/DSC-9105-1.jpg

https://i.postimg.cc/Fs3gccsZ/DSC-9105-1.jpg
08-14-19, 09:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 986
Posted By P!N20

The K thread is here...

The K thread is here (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1177073-show-us-your-bikes-starting-k.html).
08-14-19, 05:41 PM
Replies: 916
Views: 170,459
Posted By P!N20

Came across this Tommasini step through (Donna?)...

Came across this Tommasini step through (Donna?) for sale on Gumtree (like the Australian version of Craigslist.)
...
08-13-19, 10:05 PM
Replies: 2,265
Views: 672,497
Posted By P!N20

Couple of shots of me from the recent Noosa...

Couple of shots of me from the recent Noosa Strade Bianche retro ride held in Queensland, Australia riding my Pinarello Montello (that's me in the red):

https://i.postimg.cc/25gQfqxb/7.jpg
...
08-13-19, 09:58 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,418
Posted By P!N20

Don't think so, Monoplaners have only ever been...

Don't think so, Monoplaners have only ever been Chorus or Athena. They persisted with the Deltas until the dual pivot Record calipers came along in '94/'95. Although it's worth noting around 1990...
08-13-19, 09:35 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,418
Posted By P!N20

...or Monoplaners? C-Rec pedals:...

...or Monoplaners?

C-Rec pedals: http://velobase.com/ViewComponent.aspx?ID=797f949d-1a26-4d2b-a9c5-ab99ed05220f&Enum=109
08-13-19, 08:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,008
Posted By P!N20

This Nishiki Maxima looks just like yours:...

This Nishiki Maxima looks just like yours: Nishiki Maxima - Italian Built Columbus Tubing! - Vintage NOS Bicycle Parts (http://vintagenosbicycleparts.com/nishiki-maxima-italian-built-columbus-tubing/)
08-13-19, 08:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,008
Posted By P!N20

Ah, well that clears the decal up. The two...

Ah, well that clears the decal up.

The two cable guides certainly hint at a Colnago build, although I'm sure there are other marques that employed two over three.
08-13-19, 07:39 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,418
Posted By P!N20

Oh my. Can we talk 8 speed Record DT shifters?

Oh my. Can we talk 8 speed Record DT shifters?
08-13-19, 07:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,008
Posted By P!N20

Two cable guides on the top tube - someone was a...

Two cable guides on the top tube - someone was a Colnago fan. Does that head tube decal give us any clues? Looks a bit like part of a Record Cycles logo:
...
08-13-19, 07:08 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,418
Posted By P!N20

Well thank Merckx for that.

Well thank Merckx for that.
08-13-19, 07:03 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,418
Posted By P!N20

Excellent. I haven't been sleeping well due to...

Excellent. I haven't been sleeping well due to the lack of Mercians in the M thread.
08-12-19, 11:40 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,711
Posted By P!N20

Passed a dude on a recent retro ride that...

Passed a dude on a recent retro ride that featured some pretty hairy gravel descents. I asked him, "how are those Deltas going?" He replied, "they don't stop!"
08-12-19, 11:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 381
Posted By P!N20

That Campagnola stuff is getting hard to find...

That Campagnola stuff is getting hard to find...
08-12-19, 11:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 381
Posted By P!N20

Tecnotrat supposedly started making them mid-80's.

Tecnotrat supposedly started making them mid-80's.
08-12-19, 08:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 269
Posted By P!N20

Show Us Your Bikes Starting With N

Here's your chance to show us your bikes alphabetically!

It goes like this: every fortnight I'll start a new thread with a new letter in alphabetical order. Post your classic and vintage bikes...
08-12-19, 08:55 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,418
Posted By P!N20

Mmm-mmm. So what did we see? Magni Mali ...

Mmm-mmm. So what did we see?

Magni
Mali
Malvern Star
Marin
Marinoni
Mars
Martelly
Masi
08-07-19, 05:50 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 52,560
Posted By P!N20

I'm digging up this post from 2015 because it...

I'm digging up this post from 2015 because it didn't get the attention it deserves.

Giovanni built this for you? How did all that happen?

I'm intrigued with the paint - the two tone schemes...
08-07-19, 12:49 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,843
Posted By P!N20

What tape is that? I only ask because Newbaums is...

What tape is that? I only ask because Newbaums is usually quite generous with the length.
08-04-19, 06:28 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 52,560
Posted By P!N20

Hereís my Montello just before I stuff it in a...

Hereís my Montello just before I stuff it in a box to fly up to Queensland, Australia for the Noosa Strade Bianche retro cycling festival.
...
08-02-19, 03:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 619
Posted By P!N20

Did you mean Corsa Record aka C-Record?

Did you mean Corsa Record aka C-Record?
08-01-19, 07:25 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,156
Posted By P!N20

I knew it was a joke...it should always be in the...

I knew it was a joke...it should always be in the big ring, not just when parked.
07-31-19, 06:37 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 52,560
Posted By P!N20

I was just going through some old folders when I...

I was just going through some old folders when I first got my Pinarello and came across this scan from a german magazine advertising the Montello:

https://i.postimg.cc/QtF7xNbr/DSC07314.jpg
...
07-30-19, 11:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,156
Posted By P!N20

Stops rubbing the paint off the seat stay cap...

Stops rubbing the paint off the seat stay cap :lol:
07-30-19, 11:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,156
Posted By P!N20

8. Front quick release on drive side.

8. Front quick release on drive side.
07-28-19, 07:34 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,418
Posted By P!N20

Show Us Your Bikes Starting With M

Here's your chance to show us your bikes alphabetically!

It goes like this: every fortnight I'll start a new thread with a new letter in alphabetical order. Post your classic and vintage bikes...
07-28-19, 07:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 521
Posted By P!N20

Loving L, so what did we see? Lambert Land...

Loving L, so what did we see?

Lambert
Land Shark
Le Croco
Legnano
Lemond
Lippy
Lotus
07-26-19, 06:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 750
Posted By P!N20

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/paint-prep.html ...

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/paint-prep.html

Can happen, but pretty rare. I spray fish oil inside my frame tubes before building them up.
07-25-19, 05:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,626
Posted By P!N20

My first wheel build was about 8 years ago for my...

My first wheel build was about 8 years ago for my McBain track bike aka 'fixie'. The wheels it came with had rusted spokes and I didn't really want to run tubulars on the street. Sourced some Mavic...
07-19-19, 10:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,519
Posted By P!N20

Well I tightened them using a screwdriver for...

Well I tightened them using a screwdriver for leverage as much as I dared (the D-ring was bending,) but there was no improvement - just jumped straight out of 8 into 7.

Iíll install the spacer...
07-18-19, 05:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 456
Posted By P!N20

Is that where they fold the end so it's kind of...

Is that where they fold the end so it's kind of 'captured' by the wrap? I've never done it this way, but it's a tried and true method, so I don't think you'll have any problems.

Personally I like...
07-17-19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,519
Posted By P!N20

Here's the ebay link to the spacer:...

Here's the ebay link to the spacer:...
07-17-19, 05:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,519
Posted By P!N20

Thanks Conspiratemus1, I'm not sure if the...

Thanks Conspiratemus1,

I'm not sure if the cassette is Campy or not - there's no 'C' stamps on it, so probably not, but it's in excellent condition - not really worn at all. I do have a Campy...
07-16-19, 09:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 787
Posted By P!N20

I can always count on you for 'Strayan content,...

I can always count on you for 'Strayan content, Gary!

(Two in one thread, impressive!)
07-16-19, 09:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 570
Posted By P!N20

Yeah, but do you still have the T-shirt?

Yeah, but do you still have the T-shirt?
07-16-19, 07:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 373
Posted By P!N20

Amen. You have my permission to start a Campy 8...

Amen. You have my permission to start a Campy 8 speed appreciation thread.

In the meantime, how are you with indexed DT shifters? https://www.bikeforums.net/21022652-post22.html
07-15-19, 05:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 326
Posted By P!N20

I'm not familiar with these brakes, but you...

I'm not familiar with these brakes, but you should be able to turn the nut between the conical nut at the top and the brake arm - that will lower or raise the conical nut. See how the thread has...
07-15-19, 12:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 864
Posted By P!N20

...and whatever gloves you could find in the...

...and whatever gloves you could find in the cupboard.
07-14-19, 08:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 521
Posted By P!N20

^ Holy...what size is that?

^ Holy...what size is that?
07-14-19, 06:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 465
Posted By P!N20

The author of the always excellent Retrogrouch...

The author of the always excellent Retrogrouch blog has sent a frame to Mercian for a re-paint: The Retrogrouch: Unpacked (http://bikeretrogrouch.blogspot.com/2017/03/unpacked.html)

He owns quite...
07-14-19, 05:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 521
Posted By P!N20

Show Us Your Bikes Starting With L

Here's your chance to show us your bikes alphabetically!

It goes like this: every fortnight I'll start a new thread with a new letter in alphabetical order. Post your classic and vintage bikes...
07-14-19, 05:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 787
Posted By P!N20

'K, what did we see? Katakura Silk ...

'K, what did we see?

Katakura Silk
Kenevans
Kettler Alurad
Kia
Klein
Koga-Miyata
Kona
Kondor
07-14-19, 05:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,021
Posted By P!N20

If a Concor Supercorsa isn't comfortable, quit...

If a Concor Supercorsa isn't comfortable, quit bikes.
07-14-19, 05:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 884
Posted By P!N20

1987 just to see Stephen Roche bury himself up La...

1987 just to see Stephen Roche bury himself up La Plagne. If you don't finish in the back of an ambulance with an oxygen mask, you haven't tried hard enough.
07-11-19, 10:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 625
Posted By P!N20

Front and rear Aerospokes.

Front and rear Aerospokes.
07-11-19, 05:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,519
Posted By P!N20

Welcome back. So I've had my 8 speed Campy...

Welcome back. So I've had my 8 speed Campy indexed DT shifters on for a while now and I love them - they look great and the 'click' changing gears is just so satisfying...

...but, I can't get them...
07-11-19, 12:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,786
Posted By P!N20

True. Here's a great little article about it:...

True. Here's a great little article about it: https://veloaficionado.com/blog/campagnolo-barber-shop-parts
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