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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
06-22-22, 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...
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...
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
02-06-22, 07:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,475
Posted By satbuilder

Wow

Wow
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...
01-25-22, 04:49 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 7,389
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, 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...
11-13-21, 08:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,179
Posted By satbuilder

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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...
10-10-21, 07:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 559
Posted By satbuilder

Inside the Factory-Bicycles

I just saw part of this program—they walk thru the Brooks Saddle plant and show how the saddles are made. It’s on again at 11:00 Eastern.
Smithsonian channel
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.
10-06-21, 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...
07-30-21, 06:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 810
Posted By satbuilder

Paint-Fill Tips...

Paint-Fill Tips (http://www.raydobbins.com/misc/paintfill_tips.htm)
06-20-21, 11:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,837
Posted By satbuilder

It’s important to collect as many as possible and...

It’s important to collect as many as possible and try them out in order to find the answer
06-02-21, 06:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 854
Posted By satbuilder

I’m in the same boat, sort of. The Masi (‘71) is...

I’m in the same boat, sort of. The Masi (‘71) is out for restoration, and finding correct parts in decent condition is getting harder. Prices are also a reflection of the scarcity and time of year...
05-27-21, 04:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,549
Posted By satbuilder

Whoa. That’s beautiful. I just picked up a...

Whoa. That’s beautiful.

I just picked up a Frejus frame in Lizard yellow, and that same seat lug as my Roma. Going to be a nice looking bike when it’s done.
05-13-21, 04:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,007
Posted By satbuilder

In 2018, I drove from Southern Maryland to...

In 2018, I drove from Southern Maryland to Vineland NJ for a Legnano Roma. I thought it was worth it.
04-30-21, 05:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 759
Posted By satbuilder

Looks just like the Rekord I had in 1973

Looks just like the Rekord I had in 1973
03-12-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,152
Posted By satbuilder

1971 Masi

So I was looking for another project, and found one. Now the homework starts.

From what I have been able to gather from Hovey's site and the FB Vintage Masi group, it seems 1971 was a year of a...
12-24-20, 09:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 496
Posted By satbuilder

I have used Scratch-X with pretty good results,...

I have used Scratch-X with pretty good results, followed by a couple coats of Collinite fleet wax.
I also have a ‘78 ish Mexico in electric blue.
12-24-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,942
Posted By satbuilder

I chewed on lead soldiers when I was a kid. ...

I chewed on lead soldiers when I was a kid.
Needed salt.
Painted cars with minimal mask protection.
I personally wouldn’t worry about it
08-30-20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,645
Posted By satbuilder

It’s over on FB, too

It’s over on FB, too
08-21-20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,617
Posted By satbuilder

Wonder what response I'd get with a Molteni...

Wonder what response I'd get with a Molteni orange Colnago
08-10-20, 12:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,877
Posted By satbuilder

I bought a Pinarello Italia model new in 1982 or...

I bought a Pinarello Italia model new in 1982 or 1983, I forget. It had the Tretubi sticker, as others have mentioned it was 3 main tubes butted tubing, This one came with Gipiemme dropouts, and was...
08-06-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,404
Posted By satbuilder

By golly, you’re right!

By golly, you’re right!
04-03-20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,688
Posted By satbuilder

Legnano Roma Olimpiade-Almost done

Just about finished with this one. I gave up trying to find the Universal 61 rear brake fitting that attaches to the seat lug. I'll keep looking but for now I'll stick with the Campagnolo brakes that...
04-02-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,101
Posted By satbuilder

Awesome. Not many of those around

Awesome. Not many of those around
03-26-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 20,140
Posted By satbuilder

Y'all have seen these before. ...

Y'all have seen these before.


https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1353x395/001_8acdefd0c90926af17d25c09ae8dd26b140547bb.jpg
02-13-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 20,594
Posted By satbuilder

Here’s the original thread on my 300: ...

Here’s the original thread on my 300:

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/872019-not-too-bad-42-years-old-mercier.html
02-13-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 20,594
Posted By satbuilder

My first road bike was a Jacques Anquetil. I...

My first road bike was a Jacques Anquetil. I purchased it in late summer of 1971. It was a heavy gas pipe bike with a red label Simplex derailleur that found its way into the spokes. Replaced it with...
02-13-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 20,594
Posted By satbuilder

This is my '71 300. Purchased new by my older...

This is my '71 300. Purchased new by my older sister. I finally convinced her to sell it to me in the mid '70's, and unfortunately the bike had been stored on an apartment balcony. So the chrome on...
01-31-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,790
Posted By satbuilder

I had ordered 3 of the Everest Oro chains from...

I had ordered 3 of the Everest Oro chains from Greg and they were $59 each. Seemed a great price compared to other retailers and the auction block.

BTW, a thread over on the CR list of a Sparrow...
01-31-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,790
Posted By satbuilder

His prices sometimes aren't competitive. I have...

His prices sometimes aren't competitive. I have had pretty good luck with him on Everest chains though.
I guess it's like going shopping at the grocery store. Some stuff is cheaper, some is more...
01-30-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,761
Posted By satbuilder

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

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01-29-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,988
Posted By satbuilder

I got the bug in 1970, and it hasn’t left. Bikes...

I got the bug in 1970, and it hasn’t left. Bikes have come and gone, sometimes life experiences necessitate their being passed on.
Different hobbies have also come along, fishing, bamboo rod making,...
12-23-19, 09:15 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 33,669
Posted By satbuilder

This thing ...

This thing


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12-19-19, 06:53 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 13,534
Posted By satbuilder

Beautiful work. I have an early ‘70’s Guerciotti...

Beautiful work. I have an early ‘70’s Guerciotti I’ll be sending out to Franklin for paint and chrome work.
12-18-19, 10:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,102
Posted By satbuilder

I'm not sure where you're located, but Franklin...

I'm not sure where you're located, but Franklin frames did a wonderful job on the repaint of Ray Dobbins' restoration, mentioned earlier in this thread.

Does your frame by chance have any areas...
12-02-19, 04:00 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 13,976
Posted By satbuilder

If you don't mind me asking, what is your...

If you don't mind me asking, what is your aversion to using chemical strip or blasting?
Any other methods are going to be time consuming. There are safe stripping compounds out there. I have used...
11-26-19, 06:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,394
Posted By satbuilder

Campagnolo front changers...

Campagnolo front changers (http://www.classiclightweights.co.uk/components/campag-front-changers.html)
11-18-19, 08:49 AM
Replies: 3,614
Views: 968,835
Posted By satbuilder

I have its twin. ...

I have its twin.

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1600x1195/img_2330_5a2ca85de3a5ff1184ec005531da9df209aff7b5.jpg
11-05-19, 08:56 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 121,945
Posted By satbuilder

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

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09-02-19, 05:58 PM
Replies: 711
Views: 179,191
Posted By satbuilder

1972 Cinelli Speciale Corsa ...

1972 Cinelli Speciale Corsa

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09-02-19, 05:38 PM
Replies: 711
Views: 179,191
Posted By satbuilder

I picked this up a couple years ago. Original...

I picked this up a couple years ago. Original paint, but all the decals had been stripped off and numerous chips and scrapes in the paint. I had always admired this bike Gimondi rode, and though the...
06-03-19, 03:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,260
Posted By satbuilder

I've dealt with Jure before. Bought a bunch of...

I've dealt with Jure before. Bought a bunch of pantographed Colnago parts from him.

No problems whatsoever. He advertises a lot of stuff on Steel Is Real facebook page. The parts he sent me were...
10-06-17, 04:34 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 29,517
Posted By satbuilder

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4461/37528962011_b8...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4461/37528962011_b8b1a2fac0_o.jpg
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