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06-13-20, 12:27 PM
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Posted By PeakFreak

Yes, thanks, I do see that from the dates, I was...

Yes, thanks, I do see that from the dates, I was clutching at straws and unable to find any white replacement Modolo ones for my original 1985 Pinarello Montello. I found some NOS black ones which I...
05-10-20, 08:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 695
Posted By PeakFreak

Thanks again Merziac, also if you are interested...

Thanks again Merziac, also if you are interested I have started adding pics to my website in case you want to see some better "as is" images before the fun begins....
05-09-20, 07:52 PM
05-09-20, 07:51 PM
05-09-20, 07:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 695
Posted By PeakFreak

Sweet! Once I get mine up an running I will join...

Sweet! Once I get mine up an running I will join the local!
05-09-20, 06:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 695
Posted By PeakFreak

Hey, many thanks for that!! Had a look at his...

Hey, many thanks for that!! Had a look at his site and it didn't look like he does the painting but if he could at least let me know if he could remove the headset and crank safely then I would be...
05-09-20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 695
Posted By PeakFreak

Are you talking about the original Marioni in...

Are you talking about the original Marioni in Quebec? This one? Cycles Marinoni Inc. (http://www.marinoni.qc.ca)
I do not see where their services are...
05-09-20, 06:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 695
Posted By PeakFreak

HaHa, Somewhat over that milestone but since I'm...

HaHa, Somewhat over that milestone but since I'm still skiing and biking I feel younger anyway. And very happy I made it this far!! It never was about how fast you can go but rather how long you can...
05-09-20, 06:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 695
Posted By PeakFreak

Thanks. What would be the best way for me to...

Thanks.
What would be the best way for me to show you a lot of closeup photos of the frame so that you could see what I am facing in regards to what route to go with touch up frame or stripping down...
05-09-20, 06:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 695
Posted By PeakFreak

I thought about that, but figured I would be able...

I thought about that, but figured I would be able to avoid the pain of shipping if I found someone here in Alberta. But I will call them Monday just to see if they are familiar with Mavic headsets...
05-09-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 695
Posted By PeakFreak

Hey, many thanks for that!! Had a look at his...

Hey, many thanks for that!! Had a look at his site and it didn't look like he does the painting but if he could at least let me know if he could remove the headset and crank safely then I would be...
05-09-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 695
Posted By PeakFreak

Yep, still have at least a couple of decades left...

Yep, still have at least a couple of decades left for riding, and have been sourcing a couple of small vintage shops for maintenance. Just looking at reviews now and will start calling next week!!...
05-09-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 695
Posted By PeakFreak

Yep funny but not surprised that the 20-30 year...

Yep funny but not surprised that the 20-30 year old didn't. It certainly is a different world out there. I'm glad I had and still have the sense to purchase quality products throughout my life,...
05-09-20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 918
Posted By PeakFreak

I wish I had or knew someone with proper tools,...

I wish I had or knew someone with proper tools, that why I have to look for a pro. I have been waiting for so long to do this and it seems to be one step forward and 2 steps back!! I'll just clean...
05-09-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 695
Posted By PeakFreak

Reliable and Competent Alberta Vintage Bicycle Restoration Services

Hello, I am asking for all your help in locating a competent vintage bicycle restorer in Alberta, Canada to restore my 1985 Pinarello Montello. I am nervous about shipping!
I need the following...
05-09-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 918
Posted By PeakFreak

Good advice I wish I had thought about earlier. I...

Good advice I wish I had thought about earlier. I will start a new thread, thanks for helping out. Much appreciated!!
05-09-20, 03:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 918
Posted By PeakFreak

The frame is in great condition due to the fact...

The frame is in great condition due to the fact it has not been ridden since 1995 or so and been in the basement ever since a couple of car accidents curtailed my cycling activities. I will post some...
05-09-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 918
Posted By PeakFreak

You are right as it is a hobby. I sometimes...

You are right as it is a hobby. I sometimes forget!! Thanks.
05-08-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 918
Posted By PeakFreak

It's my own fault, I was having seconds thoughts...

It's my own fault, I was having seconds thoughts about taking it there and should have listened to my gut feelings. If the restorer here in Calgary ever replies to me I will ask him to do it properly...
05-08-20, 05:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 918
Posted By PeakFreak

Thanks Sue, I can't wait either!! I got the...

Thanks Sue, I can't wait either!! I got the decals, lever hoods and headset tools coming, I'll be spending lots of time looking for other original parts...
05-08-20, 05:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 918
Posted By PeakFreak

I had somebody lined up here in Calgary but due...

I had somebody lined up here in Calgary but due to the Covid Situation he is busy as is everyone in the bike trade. Doesn't even return texts or emails... I am nervous about shipping out of province...
05-05-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 13,076
Posted By PeakFreak

Dear Sir, I came across this thread and your...

Dear Sir, I came across this thread and your comments while searching for information regarding my old Pinarello Montello frame which I had purchased from Joe Gardin(Jr) at Veneto Cycle in Toronto...
05-05-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,520
Posted By PeakFreak

It was in fact the Joe Gardin family. Joe Senior...

It was in fact the Joe Gardin family. Joe Senior ran a store on Bloor Street West and later set his son(Joe Junior) up with another down the street. The name was Veneto Cycle. I am pretty sure it was...
05-04-20, 10:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 14,953
Posted By PeakFreak

This is a long shot but my Master Pro white hoods...

This is a long shot but my Master Pro white hoods have become very brittle and falling apart. Not enough care when younger. Could you please send me the link if you have it for the Swede or Dane who...
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05-04-20, 10:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 217
Posted By PeakFreak

I have stripped mine down now and starting to...

I have stripped mine down now and starting to clean and polish all the components. Good luck with your restoration.
05-03-20, 10:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 918
Posted By PeakFreak

Modolo Lever Hoods

Here are some pics
https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x480/img_1542_764123a08a09b1cf1d6b3b62289cf3ac60becb4b.jpg
Modolo lever hood @1985...
05-03-20, 09:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 454
Posted By PeakFreak

Thanks!!

Thanks!!
05-03-20, 08:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,520
Posted By PeakFreak

That is interesting, hmmm, then based on your...

That is interesting, hmmm, then based on your info and my SN pic could you say that it may be '85 or '86. It looks like it is GG613 when I hold it at different angles to the light source. it also...
05-03-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,520
Posted By PeakFreak

Awesome, that really helps a lot to narrow down...

Awesome, that really helps a lot to narrow down the year!! I am actually going to go back thru my taxes and see if I can find a receipt. As well I was in touch with a sales person who actually knew...
05-03-20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 965
Posted By PeakFreak

Wow, so it sounds as if were you there.... that...

Wow, so it sounds as if were you there.... that is too cool!!.. I am learning a lot from these threads, it's great!!!
Thanks again for your help... time for a late dinner and back to a bit of...
05-03-20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 918
Posted By PeakFreak

Ahhh you are living the dream!! Good for you. I...

Ahhh you are living the dream!! Good for you. I wish I had the skills to do what you do, but as my dad once said(as many pilots did) Heck no, I just fly 'em!!
I am thinking of just touching up the...
05-03-20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 454
Posted By PeakFreak

Yes thanks so much, Just heard from someone else...

Yes thanks so much, Just heard from someone else who said the same!!
05-03-20, 06:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,351
Posted By PeakFreak

Thank you for your help in sorting out these...

Thank you for your help in sorting out these components!!! Especially the Simplex shifters!!...
05-03-20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,520
Posted By PeakFreak

Iím actually looking into Pinarello S/N from the...

Iím actually looking into Pinarello S/N from the late í70s to í85, but I can say the following:
In 1985, they switched to LLNNN-type s.numbering from LNNN. I think EE was the first and with D ended...
05-03-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 965
Posted By PeakFreak

Rechroming my 1989 Pinarello Montello Columbus SLX frame

True enough! I am certainly finding that out!
Cheers
05-03-20, 04:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 965
Posted By PeakFreak

Thanks so much for the correction, I assumed both...

Thanks so much for the correction, I assumed both of the multi colored schemes were called Spumoni but just different years. And appreciate that catalogue pic!. Yes you have a beauty. Nice...
05-03-20, 03:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 965
Posted By PeakFreak

Classic & Vintage > Rechroming my 1989 Pinarello Montello Columbus SLX frame

I use to ride one, I should know that!! Thanks for clearing the cobwebs!!!
05-03-20, 03:46 PM
05-02-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 965
Posted By PeakFreak

Could I ask you where you got the cable assembly...

Could I ask you where you got the cable assembly on the frame where the original shifters were attached. I would like to get new handle bar shifters too.
05-02-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 965
Posted By PeakFreak

Rechroming my 1989 Pinarello Montello Columbus SLX frame

Beautiful bicycle, I always had a sweet spot for red. I ordered decals 1 week ago... it will be a while. back to spit and polish! Be safe out there.
05-02-20, 04:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 337
Posted By PeakFreak

Where to purchase the best 1989 Vintage Pinarello Decals

Ouch... thanks, I know I was told end of June...
05-02-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 675
Posted By PeakFreak

You are right of course. After I clean up...

You are right of course. After I clean up everything and reassemble I will have a bike shop here in Calgary add the decals and see how it looks. If I am still on the fence I may go for a scratch/chip...
05-02-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 675
Posted By PeakFreak

Thanks, I have almost stripped it down...

Thanks, I have almost stripped it down completely, but will do some more photos tomorrow after I get back from a boring workout hike!!
Cheers and thanks
05-02-20, 04:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 675
Posted By PeakFreak

Vintage Bicycle Restoration services in Calgary

It does have enough scrapes and bruises upon closer viewing, it's why I am on the fence.
05-02-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 918
Posted By PeakFreak

Original Vintage qualifications

Yes definitely! Trying hard to find the original items I need!! Thank you.
05-02-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 965
Posted By PeakFreak

Rechroming my 1989 Pinarello Montello Columbus SLX frame

You bet it is. When I saw it in the bicycle store in 89 I grabbed it just for that look.... so different than the regular paint schemes in that era. I couldn't afford the Campy stuff, so having a...
05-02-20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 965
Posted By PeakFreak

Rechroming my 1989 Pinarello Montello Columbus SLX frame

Thanks so much Manny. I would not have thought remind them about the lugs Campy stampings!
05-02-20, 03:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 965
Posted By PeakFreak

They were originally tapped up in the handle bars...

They were originally tapped up in the handle bars and I got lazy when the weather turned nice so had to retape with crap tape quickly before the sun went in.
05-02-20, 03:17 PM
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