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07-03-22, 09:03 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,212
Posted By satbuilder

Nice tutorial on the pump mods. Thanks!

Nice tutorial on the pump mods. Thanks!
06-27-22, 01:11 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,895
Posted By satbuilder

Lizard yellow Legnano

Lizard yellow Legnano
06-25-22, 04:39 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,212
Posted By satbuilder

Link to the iab brake hood thread: ...

Link to the iab brake hood thread:
https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1041075-how-make-reproduction-vittoria-hoods.html
06-23-22, 06:00 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,212
Posted By satbuilder

1973, according to this. Velo-Retro: Campagnolo...

1973, according to this.
Velo-Retro: Campagnolo Timeline (http://www.velo-retro.com/tline.html)
06-22-22, 07:45 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,212
Posted By satbuilder

Nice find and build! Congratulations on the...

Nice find and build! Congratulations on the award.

There was a Roma listed in the CL ads here on BF a couple years ago. There seemed to be several interested parties. A month later, the ad was...
06-20-22, 06:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 587
Posted By satbuilder

Looks like ‘75-‘76 era. certainly not a bad...

Looks like ‘75-‘76 era.

certainly not a bad situation to be in
06-08-22, 07:43 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,823
Posted By satbuilder

Thought I saw it last week on FB for $2k

Thought I saw it last week on FB for $2k
06-05-22, 05:40 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,823
Posted By satbuilder

Beautiful bike, and pretty rare from what I...

Beautiful bike, and pretty rare from what I understand.
06-03-22, 08:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,269
Posted By satbuilder

Randy, do you know the condition of the headset...

Randy, do you know the condition of the headset races?
06-02-22, 03:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,269
Posted By satbuilder

If I didn't already have a '73, I'd be all over...

If I didn't already have a '73, I'd be all over this one.
05-30-22, 10:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 220
Posted By satbuilder

Look like Balilla to me. Tipo Corsa 61

Look like Balilla to me. Tipo Corsa 61
05-28-22, 07:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 438
Posted By satbuilder

I had to dig a bit thru old conversations with...

I had to dig a bit thru old conversations with Scott, to get reacquainted with the parts he sent me.

Here's what he wrote.
"I made this first one before I purchased the NOS Simplex stop plates. I...
05-27-22, 07:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 438
Posted By satbuilder

I have an adapter that rootboy (Scott) made for...

I have an adapter that rootboy (Scott) made for me. I have plans to put it on a Mercier 300 if the Simplex Criterium ever gives up.
Scott passed away last year, unfortunately. Talented guy, and...
04-12-22, 03:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 486
Posted By satbuilder

Altieri is made there. Pretty nice looking bikes,...

Altieri is made there. Pretty nice looking bikes, too.
https://velo-orange.blogspot.com/2014/11/dads-custom-altieri-sicilys-best.html
03-16-22, 03:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 335
Posted By satbuilder

I have both a Frejus, and a Legnano from about...

I have both a Frejus, and a Legnano from about this timeline, call it ‘69-‘73.

The Frejus I have is painted in the same lizard yellow color as the Legnano. It also has the same seat stay...
02-12-22, 07:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 700
Posted By satbuilder

I decanted Rustoleum from spray cans to get the...

I decanted Rustoleum from spray cans to get the paint match for my Ď73.
The 4 colors you will need are turquoise, yellow, blue, and black.


Turquoise: 480 parts
Yellow: 99 parts
Blue: 62 parts...
02-06-22, 07:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,475
Posted By satbuilder

Wow

Wow
02-04-22, 11:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 616
Posted By satbuilder

Motobecane Champion Team bicycles in the late...

Motobecane Champion Team bicycles in the late 1970's (the blue ones) were made with Columbus tubing. As I understand it, there was a falling out with Reynolds over 753 tubing.

What is in the...
02-03-22, 10:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 753
Posted By satbuilder

I did some research a while back, I had purchased...

I did some research a while back, I had purchased a Bianchi, which was being sold as a "Team" bike. Had the full Campagnolo Record group. Seat lug had the 173 stamp.

Somewhere, and I don't...
02-03-22, 09:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 753
Posted By satbuilder

This may have already been mentioned, but the 171...

This may have already been mentioned, but the 171 stamp on the seat lug would indicate it’s the top model Bianchi made in 1971.
01-25-22, 04:49 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 7,388
Posted By satbuilder

'69-73: The finished ones. On the bench is a '7?...

'69-73: The finished ones. On the bench is a '7? Frejus, next in line a '71 Masi, and a '7? Guerciotti
...
01-17-22, 11:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,201
Posted By satbuilder

Good looking tires. I looked for reviews but have...

Good looking tires. I looked for reviews but have not seen any yet.
01-17-22, 09:27 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,724
Posted By satbuilder

Pretty much all the bikes I've built to date have...

Pretty much all the bikes I've built to date have components which would have been considered original equipment. Sometimes I do stray. The Motobecane Champion Team I put together a few years ago, I...
01-17-22, 09:02 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,934
Posted By satbuilder

I suppose I'm all three. It's something I do to...

I suppose I'm all three. It's something I do to escape some of life's insanities. I do the same with cooking. Having a chef's knife in hand, while prepping a meal, is like therapy to me.

Life's...
11-17-21, 12:44 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 28,742
Posted By satbuilder

Did Bottecchia actually make Greg's frames, or...

Did Bottecchia actually make Greg's frames, or were they Roland Della Santa frames painted and decaled to resemble Bottecchia's? Just curious.
11-13-21, 08:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,179
Posted By satbuilder

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/768x1024/img_2061_d1fbb9e5e59e6aae45e188c8fbd1aaf7f1593e11.jpg...
11-13-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,179
Posted By satbuilder

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

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1200x1600/img_0516_d63cfa8847bc8732b2a6214f57738f5b5727f694.jpg

RAL 2004. Another gentleman from Sweden was looking for a paint match.
11-10-21, 08:10 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,903
Posted By satbuilder

Hey Aaron, After re-reading what I wrote, I...

Hey Aaron,

After re-reading what I wrote, I can understand why it may be a bit confusing.
The Marnati I have is circa ~1974. I didn't have a frame built.
...
11-05-21, 01:20 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,259
Posted By satbuilder

I hadn't heard from Scott in quite some time. In...

I hadn't heard from Scott in quite some time. In 2019, we had gone on vacation up to the Cape. and unfortunately, Scott's schedule didn't permit a meet.

He was a tremendous talent and he will...
10-27-21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 333
Posted By satbuilder

Thanks all, it looks like I’ll be using the...

Thanks all, it looks like I’ll be using the narrow ones.
10-26-21, 06:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 333
Posted By satbuilder

Question on Universal 61 brakes

All,

Iím finishing up a build of an early Ď70ís Frejus.

On the bench now are 2 sets of Universal 61 calipers, and I am noticing two different widths of the cable straddle bracket.

Iím not...
10-26-21, 05:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,179
Posted By satbuilder

If you want, I can send you some paint samples of...

If you want, I can send you some paint samples of several shades of orange. Someone else over on Steel is Real had asked about a possible match, and I found the RAL2004 to be close. But he was doing...
10-26-21, 06:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,179
Posted By satbuilder

RAL 2004 is a pretty close match if memory...

RAL 2004 is a pretty close match if memory serves.
Welcome to the club!
10-26-21, 06:12 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 29,517
Posted By satbuilder

I donít know if youíve found this thread yet, it...

I donít know if youíve found this thread yet, it has a lot of good information.
https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/809674-motobecane-champion-team-5.html
10-25-21, 08:32 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 29,517
Posted By satbuilder

[QUOTE=Force;22283588]Just picked up my first...

[QUOTE=Force;22283588]Just picked up my first orange bike - Motobecane Le Champion

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51630119314_e7df8b22b1_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2mEnRGW)[/
QUOTE]

That...
10-23-21, 10:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By satbuilder

Give that man a cigar! Yes, they are Fiamme...

Give that man a cigar!

Yes, they are Fiamme red labels. The deformation at the eyelet is very minimal.

Iíve gotten into a habit of picking up used rims whenever I see them pop up, for...
10-22-21, 04:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By satbuilder

Tubular rim repairs

I have a few tubular rims, where it appears the spokes were overtensioned, and the eyelet has pulled up a bit.

Looking thru Brandtís book, I didnít see anything on a repair like this.

Anyone...
Replies: 8
Views: 682
Posted By satbuilder

Waiting for the DeRosa...:)

Waiting for the DeRosa...:)
10-19-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 591
Posted By satbuilder

I've seen a similar bottom bracket cutout on an...

I've seen a similar bottom bracket cutout on an early Guerciotti, and another gentleman pointed me to another bicycle, a Bonvicini, with that same cutout.
Guerciotti, early '70's:

...
10-13-21, 10:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 693
Posted By satbuilder

Yeah, that could be a problem.

Yeah, that could be a problem.
10-13-21, 06:58 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,903
Posted By satbuilder

A new thread popped up on the Italian Vintage...

A new thread popped up on the Italian Vintage Bikes Facebook page, with some nice photos of a Lupo....
10-11-21, 08:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,903
Posted By satbuilder

Michael Gamstetter has a blog with an entry...

Michael Gamstetter has a blog with an entry concerning Lupo Mascheroni and his bikes....
10-10-21, 07:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 559
Posted By satbuilder

Inside the Factory-Bicycles

I just saw part of this programóthey walk thru the Brooks Saddle plant and show how the saddles are made. Itís on again at 11:00 Eastern.
Smithsonian channel
10-08-21, 04:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 840
Posted By satbuilder

If I wasn’t so backed up with projects, I’d jump...

If I wasn’t so backed up with projects, I’d jump on this. That’s one heck of a good price for that frame.
10-07-21, 03:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,152
Posted By satbuilder

Jack replaced both tubes, alignment, paint,...

Jack replaced both tubes, alignment, paint, decals, lug windows, pump, everything. PM me for more details if you're interested.
10-07-21, 01:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,903
Posted By satbuilder

I have been looking for a Lupo frame in my size...

I have been looking for a Lupo frame in my size for a while. They are hard to come by.

A couple years ago I was fortunate enough to get a bike built by one of his acquaintances, Umberto Marnati....
10-06-21, 05:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,152
Posted By satbuilder

Thanks. If I had to do this all over again, I...

Thanks. If I had to do this all over again, I would probably put the transfers on myself. But I’m not about to change anything now that it’s completed.
The pump is a flat top Silca, it just looks...
10-06-21, 03:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,152
Posted By satbuilder

Battery in the camera was dead, so Iphone photos...

Battery in the camera was dead, so Iphone photos will have to do for now. The general consensus was the shifter bosses and water bottle bosses on the frame were add-ons sometime during it's previous...
10-06-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,152
Posted By satbuilder

I planned on sending it back to Milan. Covid...

I planned on sending it back to Milan. Covid really screwed up postal service and shipping rates would have run $400 each way. So that wasn't going to happen. RS told me he's backed up 2-3 years.
...
10-06-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,152
Posted By satbuilder

It's done. Will unbox and look her over this...

It's done. Will unbox and look her over this evening. If all looks well, I'll post up photos.
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