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06-28-22, 08:44 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 57,035
Posted By Chuckk

Are there any "Second Generation" Technium...

Are there any "Second Generation" Technium catalogs on the web?
I've got examples in 531, 753 and Prestige but have never found info all in one place.
I get the feeling that the guys in Washington...
06-22-22, 03:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 148
Posted By Chuckk

Interesting side route in bike design. Claim was...

Interesting side route in bike design. Claim was that lacking a seat tube gave an unfair aero advantage in road racing and were banned along with Y frames.
Stayed legal in Iron Man competition...
06-07-22, 04:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 673
Posted By Chuckk

Did an Atom freewheel off a Campy hub yesterday....

Did an Atom freewheel off a Campy hub yesterday. with the Park tool.
The drive side axle lock nut was too big to fit the tool in, but remove it and the axle spacers on that side slide out, leaving...
06-01-22, 06:42 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 29,865
Posted By Chuckk

Seems to me that Cannondale has been fading into...

Seems to me that Cannondale has been fading into the past. Now that they've been resold to the holding company that also has Cervelo, it will be interesting if they keep sponsoring teams.
But for...
05-25-22, 06:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 317
Posted By Chuckk

Pulled out the fork, but you probably heard me...

Pulled out the fork, but you probably heard me when the the uncaged bearings went everywhere.
And, a waste of time since there was no marking on the steering tube.
But I did spend more time with...
05-25-22, 11:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 317
Posted By Chuckk

Counted 6, and it looks like a hexagon from the...

Counted 6, and it looks like a hexagon from the bottom. I got lazy, but will drop the fork later today.
05-25-22, 09:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 317
Posted By Chuckk

Might be repaint, but no color down in the seat...

Might be repaint, but no color down in the seat tube.
Decal backing is cut echoing the outline of the graphics.
Applied to the group.
05-25-22, 09:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 317
Posted By Chuckk

Contract built Rossin?

Picked up this Rossin this weekend. Nice bike, but without any of the details normally seen on Rossins, like lug windows, pantoing, R cutouts or even chrome.
I have or had several bikes -...
05-20-22, 06:26 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 26,288
Posted By Chuckk

LOTS of blue bikes in the last year! So first,...

LOTS of blue bikes in the last year!
So first, with a LOT of blue, Santana Arriva 83-87, maybe 1986...
05-20-22, 07:04 AM
Replies: 8,175
Views: 2,592,751
Posted By Chuckk

New to me (so far) this year: 2007 Cannondale...

New to me (so far) this year:
2007 Cannondale Rush5 - Lefty
From the original owner
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...
05-19-22, 01:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 716
Posted By Chuckk

Super flexy I put a pair on my Lemond - just...

Super flexy
I put a pair on my Lemond - just because.
I think I remember that it was Scott's reaction to having their original aero bars outlawed.
Seems like I heard that Greg didn't like them...
05-13-22, 08:02 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 21,599
Posted By Chuckk

1992 Tommaso TSX - Rides like a very nice 531...

1992 Tommaso TSX - Rides like a very nice 531 bike.
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1987...
05-03-22, 08:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 492
Posted By Chuckk

If you search the forum, you'll find several...

If you search the forum, you'll find several threads on which modern brake hoods fit which vintage levers.
My own solution to clean but sticky hoods is to lightly mist them with a couple coats of...
04-15-22, 02:10 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 10,591
Posted By Chuckk

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04-12-22, 08:00 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,002
Posted By Chuckk

My Superleicht has drilled dropouts. I think...

My Superleicht has drilled dropouts. I think that may be a clue.
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04-01-22, 08:43 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 40,721
Posted By Chuckk

Added this last year. 1998 Cannondale R1000 in...

Added this last year. 1998 Cannondale R1000 in their green to purple fade metallic "Kameleon Blue"
...
03-28-22, 05:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By Chuckk

That page made me think about those Shimano...

That page made me think about those Shimano BL-Z32 extension levers.
If they're the ones I remember, they were GREAT!
Can't really tell from the photo, but they were very beefy off the lever and...
03-22-22, 07:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 614
Posted By Chuckk

Thanks for the explanation of tire sizes. I added...

Thanks for the explanation of tire sizes. I added the metric equivalents because a bunch of folks don't know the conversion.
Mine is older than the '90 in the review, and several of the components...
03-21-22, 07:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 614
Posted By Chuckk

It still had what was probably the original 27"...

It still had what was probably the original 27" Specialized Touring tires - 27x1-1/8 (28). I ballooned it up to 1-1/4 (32) because that's what I had.
03-21-22, 01:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 614
Posted By Chuckk

Seems like a good place to put my new-to-me...

Seems like a good place to put my new-to-me Arriva!
It had been on CL a couple times over maybe six months, cheaper and cheaper. When it got to 200 I had to hide the ad so I wouldn't be tempted to...
03-10-22, 08:11 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,312
Posted By Chuckk

My touring bikes have fenders: 1969 Dawes...

My touring bikes have fenders:
1969 Dawes Galaxy
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1990 Cannondale...
03-09-22, 08:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By Chuckk

Works for me now!

Works for me now!
03-09-22, 06:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 695
Posted By Chuckk

I've been waiting to post..... VINTAGE FLATS! ...

I've been waiting to post..... VINTAGE FLATS!
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03-09-22, 05:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By Chuckk

VintageCannondale down?

Anybody else only getting an attempted download when when trying vintagecannondale.com?
03-05-22, 08:23 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,700
Posted By Chuckk

I've got a pair of smoke chrome Austro-Daimlers. ...

I've got a pair of smoke chrome Austro-Daimlers.
1983 Austro-Daimler SLE
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1983 Austro...
03-05-22, 02:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,876
Posted By Chuckk

Bill Lewis was the importer in the early 80's. ...

Bill Lewis was the importer in the early 80's.
When the bike shops wanted to stock up on Italian bikes they could send somebody over in a pickup and grab a bunch of frames, so Austin was full of...
03-01-22, 12:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 755
Posted By Chuckk

Those early Turbos were SO MUCH better than the...

Those early Turbos were SO MUCH better than the competition.
At the same pressure, the other felt rock hard, while the Turbos were compliant.
And if you were lucky, you could pick them up for five...
02-23-22, 09:18 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 24,598
Posted By Chuckk

Still have my broken Orbit show bike frame in the...

Still have my broken Orbit show bike frame in the attic:
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And picked up a ratty...
02-10-22, 09:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 934
Posted By Chuckk

What we used to do when everybody was trying...

What we used to do when everybody was trying indexing on non-index equipment was to align the setup in the middle gear.
So for instance, on a 7 speed, you aligned everything in 4th.
That meant that...
02-05-22, 11:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,315
Posted By Chuckk

Interesting little shuffle step from Trek, the...

Interesting little shuffle step from Trek, the 2005 5000
First year for the Madone, and the 5200 disappeared from the catalog.
But the Made in USA 5000 shows up with OCLV 120 and a mix of Ultegra...
02-01-22, 12:40 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 47,719
Posted By Chuckk

I don't think so - it's a mail order bike, and...

I don't think so - it's a mail order bike, and when I was stripping it the brake pads just barely touched the wheel rims with the levers pulled against the bars.
So I'm guessing that he set it up...
02-01-22, 11:10 AM
Replies: 420
Views: 47,719
Posted By Chuckk

A neighbor bent his single speed in half, so I...

A neighbor bent his single speed in half, so I took the parts and built up my spare Zullo frame....
01-07-22, 08:16 AM
Replies: 1,301
Views: 367,075
Posted By Chuckk

Got my Newest Bike Ever last weekend. It even...

Got my Newest Bike Ever last weekend. It even has them DISCO brakes!

2007 Rush 5....
01-01-22, 08:59 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 32,549
Posted By Chuckk

One more white bike for me in '21 Early 90's...

One more white bike for me in '21
Early 90's Raleigh USA 753 Team Technium
That makes five white bikes, and they're ALL Made in the USA....
12-30-21, 08:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 508
Posted By Chuckk

Brother bike: My Competition - No panto and a...

Brother bike:
My Competition - No panto and a selection of 70's Record and SR Campagnolo, so must have been a frame only sale....
12-24-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 866
Posted By Chuckk

Does it have a serial number on the bottom...

Does it have a serial number on the bottom bracket? The first and fifth number may be the year, and 2,3,4 the day.
There are a few carbon Techniums out there on the web.

This mentions the Vision...
12-13-21, 02:00 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 57,035
Posted By Chuckk

I've had a bunch of Techniums over the years, but...

I've had a bunch of Techniums over the years, but the second generation, 90's bikes came and stayed.
Love the aluminum lugs and exotic steels

1993 Raleigh USA MT500
Front half of the frame is...
12-08-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 35,791
Posted By Chuckk

Yeah! What happened to Marin? I remember that a...

Yeah! What happened to Marin?
I remember that a lot of their bikes had Marin cast into the dropouts and their color selection was often interesting.
Some of their bikes were made in the U.S.
I was...
12-05-21, 05:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 366
Posted By Chuckk

A bunch of the Schwinn Tenax bikes from...

A bunch of the Schwinn Tenax bikes from Greenville had Cinelli stem and bars.
12-05-21, 01:41 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 57,175
Posted By Chuckk

Picked this at a garage sale a couple weeks ago...

Picked this at a garage sale a couple weeks ago for the components........
12-01-21, 07:51 AM
Replies: 493
Views: 57,175
Posted By Chuckk

Two "New to Me" black bikes this year - both from...

Two "New to Me" black bikes this year - both from THIS CENTURY!

2005 Trek 5000 Made in USA, 120 OCLV carbon
From the original owner who claimed less than 2000 miles....
11-30-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,729
Posted By Chuckk

Yours looks very close to mine! Originally, mine...

Yours looks very close to mine! Originally, mine had the Simplex derailleurs as well, but I replaced them.
Here's a link to my page, with a link to a Dawes history article Click Here...
11-01-21, 08:26 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 25,715
Posted By Chuckk

Maybe grey, maybe dark pewter. picked up this...

Maybe grey, maybe dark pewter. picked up this ~1983 Viner Record Racing this year.
...
10-30-21, 12:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,570
Posted By Chuckk

The only original part on my 1987 Team Allez is...

The only original part on my 1987 Team Allez is the frame, but being built by Tesch and painted by Baylis make it pretty special.
SLX tube and something around 64 built....
10-25-21, 01:30 PM
Replies: 1,301
Views: 367,075
Posted By Chuckk

Part 2: ...

Part 2:

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1992 Cannondale 2.8 A very classy late 90's upgrade
...
10-25-21, 01:21 PM
Replies: 1,301
Views: 367,075
Posted By Chuckk

Let's see if I can get them in numerical order:...

Let's see if I can get them in numerical order: Part1

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10-24-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 688
Posted By Chuckk

I'm worried about the OP's bike being a...

I'm worried about the OP's bike being a Greenville.
World Sport isn't included in the '86 article, and "World" anything seemed to be an early tip off from Schwinn that the bike was imported.
I...
10-23-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 688
Posted By Chuckk

This seems like a perfect coincidence. Last...

This seems like a perfect coincidence.
Last week I bought an '88 Tempo because I wanted a Greensville Schwinn. Had all the proper hints, right paint, 0348 stamp on a Chicago badge, but no "made in"...
10-22-21, 06:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,681
Posted By Chuckk

I suggest folks google images of "antique track...

I suggest folks google images of "antique track bicycles" - I don't know the formal name for that bar bend, but they were on many old track bikes and probably oldie roadies too.
What are they doing...
10-19-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,771
Posted By Chuckk

Take care of the paint job too, all but the first...

Take care of the paint job too, all but the first few were painted by Brian Baylis.
I found my frame under a table at an Austin Frankenbike swap meet.
1987 Specialized Team Allez...
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