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07-14-19, 10:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,926
Posted By texbike

Congratulations and VERY nicely done! It looks...

Congratulations and VERY nicely done! It looks beautiful!

Texbike
07-12-19, 06:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,724
Posted By texbike

I built a rack out of heavy duty shelf brackets,...

I built a rack out of heavy duty shelf brackets, conduit, conduit hangers, and Park Tools threaded bike hooks. It works pretty good and I'm very happy with it. It accomplished the goal of getting...
07-01-19, 10:16 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,513
Posted By texbike

Sadly, at those prices the only commonality that...

Sadly, at those prices the only commonality that this "new" brand will be sharing with the old is that they too shall be defunct.

I like the concept of the bikes. However, I see no value in...
06-30-19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,168
Posted By texbike

I have a '74 Masi GC with two small dents next to...

I have a '74 Masi GC with two small dents next to one another on the side of the top tube. Outside of that, it's pretty close to being mint and 95% all original (new brake pads, cables, bar tape, and...
06-29-19, 03:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,698
Posted By texbike

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/48bbe60e_e4d0_401a_8ac3_f25dff08c74c_2db79ea0ef532f0b5842b08eda4ffde654d63640.jpeg...
06-29-19, 01:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,698
Posted By texbike

A few pics of the bike

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/2e693b70_d314_485a_8a05_3b3817e7ca3e_b6b4979f6f5970228a1a590f6443eeb2a7008789.jpeg...
06-29-19, 10:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,698
Posted By texbike

Thanks! Great comparison pics and beautiful bike!...

Thanks! Great comparison pics and beautiful bike! The bike that I have has the pointed stays as well. I'll work to get the pics posted today.
06-29-19, 07:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,698
Posted By texbike

Hey Kurt, They're definitely not Campy...

Hey Kurt,

They're definitely not Campy dropouts. The style and profile is completely different. They look like the drop-outs on this earlier Paramount: ...
06-29-19, 06:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,760
Posted By texbike

Agreed. This is a 1990. The '89 Corsa Extras had...

Agreed. This is a 1990. The '89 Corsa Extras had the SLX tubing instead of the TSX. Also, the top tube decal is different each year on the replicas. The '89s had a Corsa Extra logo on the top tube...
06-28-19, 07:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,698
Posted By texbike

For some reason, I'm not able to upload the pics....

For some reason, I'm not able to upload the pics. I'll mess with them more this weekend when I have some time.

I am leaning toward the mid 1960 production date as suggested on the Waterford site....
06-27-19, 07:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,698
Posted By texbike

Manufacture Date of Schwinn Paramount Pista (early 60s?)?

Hey there Bikeforum C&V members.

I recently picked up a Schwinn Paramount pista frameset. It's in rough condition (lots of scrapes/scratches and a couple of TT dings), but still has the original...
12-23-12, 09:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,337
Posted By texbike

If it is an actual team bike, it will have a...

If it is an actual team bike, it will have a number hanger (as mentioned above) near the front of the top tube and the pump peg that is usually on the headtube will have been deleted. These two...
02-20-12, 09:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,087
Posted By texbike

OK, here's a quick update... Since I didn't...

OK, here's a quick update...

Since I didn't have a drill press and wire wheel like the one displayed above by JDT, I decided to do a head to head comparison between liquid Dawn (grease-cutting)...
02-19-12, 06:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,087
Posted By texbike

Ooooooh, carb cleaner! I forgot about that...

Ooooooh, carb cleaner! I forgot about that miracle worker. :0)

Thanks for the reminder and thanks to everyone else for the suggestions on the WD40 and the hair dryer. I have both a bottom...
02-19-12, 02:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,087
Posted By texbike

Removing hardened, goopy grease from BB cups?

Wow! I have an old bottom bracket that I'm working on rebuilding and I can't seem to get the old, gooped up grease out of it. The stuff is hardened and nasty. Simple Green isn't putting a dent in...
Replies: 18
Views: 1,046
Posted By texbike

Wow! Nice bike! It's at least a 1968...

Wow! Nice bike!

It's at least a 1968 which is the year Cinelli started the drilled lugs. What is the patent date on the rear derailleur and the date stamp on the crank arms?

It looks...
Replies: 19
Views: 5,853
Posted By texbike

Very nice bike! Yes, the 89 indicates that it is...

Very nice bike! Yes, the 89 indicates that it is a 1989 production bike which matches up perfectly with the era of components.

If you want to maximize your return, ebay would be the way to go. ...
02-17-12, 06:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,213
Posted By texbike

7400 Dura Ace. Light, solid, and reliable. It...

7400 Dura Ace. Light, solid, and reliable. It will work great with friction DT shifters. Otherwise you will need the matching DA DT shifters.

Texbike
02-17-12, 06:14 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,300
Posted By texbike

I've seen this bike in person and it is beautiful...

I've seen this bike in person and it is beautiful as is!

As others have suggested, the best option is to take it apart, clean and polish everything, and put it back together with new cables,...
Replies: 19
Views: 5,853
Posted By texbike

Serial #...

Hi LBear,

It would also help if you could list the first two digits of the serial # (found on the bottom of the bottom bracket shell) which will indicate the year that the frame was built.

A 49...
01-04-12, 11:51 AM
Replies: 60,400
Views: 9,015,226
Posted By texbike

Eisentraut in Austin

http://austin.craigslist.org/bik/2778268001.html

"For sale- Albert Eisentraut road frame w/fork and full Campagnolo N.R. equipment. Frame is 55 cm (21 in.) and has not been used in many years....
12-31-11, 03:20 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,186
Posted By texbike

LOL! I've been there before as well. :) I have...

LOL! I've been there before as well. :) I have a riding mate that has a set of these on his Colnago MXL that are converted to 10 speed. One of our local mechanics did the conversion for him so I'm...
12-31-11, 03:12 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,186
Posted By texbike

I'm just happy to help feed the addiction! :) ...

I'm just happy to help feed the addiction! :)

Texbike
12-31-11, 01:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,637
Posted By texbike

Nice bike Richard! :) Just to add to the...

Nice bike Richard! :)

Just to add to the background info, Bill Lewis (of Quattro Assi fame) imported these into the states for a few years. He is/was (he's now retired) based in the Austin area...
12-31-11, 01:45 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,186
Posted By texbike

They were only made for a VERY short time before...

They were only made for a VERY short time before the levers began to use carbon blades. These can also be converted to 10 speed levers with the right parts which is really the only way to have alloy...
12-31-11, 01:43 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,186
Posted By texbike

Wow! Congrats Aaron! That is a really cool...

Wow! Congrats Aaron! That is a really cool bike. A Titanio De Rosa is on my lust list as well. :)

Texbike
09-05-11, 03:06 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 35,379
Posted By texbike

I love Italians and have been fortunate to have...

I love Italians and have been fortunate to have owned: Pinarellos(s), Colnago(s), a Pogliaghi, Cinelli SC(s), De Rosa(s), Bianchi(s), a Zullo, a Bottechia, Olmo(s), a Guerciotti, a Torpado, and a...
08-27-11, 08:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,747
Posted By texbike

Agreed. Repaints can negatively impact values...

Agreed. Repaints can negatively impact values for collectibles like older SCs. However, as OFG points out, it's the ad in this case that is the problem. I'm impressed that it's reached the price...
08-08-11, 08:38 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,309
Posted By texbike

It comes down to basic supply and demand... ...

It comes down to basic supply and demand...

Supply-How many original Cinelli Laser funny-bikes can there be in the world that are this original, this nice, decked-out with all the Cinelli...
07-29-11, 08:23 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 13,559
Posted By texbike

Amen, brother! :) Texbike

Amen, brother! :)

Texbike
07-28-11, 08:55 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 13,559
Posted By texbike

I think a consensus is going to be difficult, but...

I think a consensus is going to be difficult, but again and again I have found my Merckxs to consistently be the best-performing vintage bikes that I've owned. I love Colnagos and Cinellis SCs as...
07-27-11, 04:59 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 7,674
Posted By texbike

That looks sharp! Texbike

That looks sharp!

Texbike
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-11, 04:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 331
Posted By texbike

I'd venture around $500 tops. Also, I'd be...

I'd venture around $500 tops. Also, I'd be concerned about being 250 lbs and using low spoke count wheels.

Texbike
02-14-10, 10:30 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,869
Posted By texbike

Wow! I am absolutely amazed that your friend...

Wow! I am absolutely amazed that your friend could in good conscious sell that POS to someone (especially for $280!!!!).

I am also amazed that you would express surprise that someone would have...
04-07-09, 06:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 712
Posted By texbike

I thought so as well... I emailed the guy...

I thought so as well...

I emailed the guy several links with info about the Cinelli Equipes, but he reports that his lbs told him that it was a "normal" Cinelli. He's decided to stick by his...
04-06-09, 09:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 712
Posted By texbike

It's back!

Thanks Picchio!

By the way, it looks like the bike has been re-listed. Check out ebay item # 160326442870. It looks like it is still being misrepresented as a Super "Coursa". :)

What do you...
03-31-09, 11:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 712
Posted By texbike

Hmmmm. It looks like ebay removed the auction. ...

Hmmmm. It looks like ebay removed the auction.

I still have the email exchange from the seller. If you would like to contact him, his ebay ID is "adubbw".

And yes, as Jan stated, these bikes...
03-30-09, 06:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 712
Posted By texbike

Non-SC Cinelli on the bay....

There is currently a bike on ebay that is being touted as a Cinelli SC (see Item number: 160324922946).

Unfortunately it is not an SC as can be seen from the details.

The bike appears to be one...
08-28-08, 03:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 890
Posted By texbike

Seatpost size for K2 Razorback?

Hi,

Does anyone know what size seatpost the earlier (2001ish) K2 Razorback SLs used?

Thanks!

Texbike
08-25-08, 09:40 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 7,434
Posted By texbike

Nice bike!!! It would look great set up as a...

Nice bike!!!

It would look great set up as a fixie with bullhorns and a set of neon green formula hubs laced to Deep Vs (or even a cool set of aero spokes). :)

Texbike
08-06-08, 12:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,258
Posted By texbike

Guerc vs. Cinelli Equipe

I've had a 1991 Guerciotti (TSX tubing) and a 1984 Cinelli Equipe (SL of course). Both were great bikes, but the Guerciotti was significantly better in my opinion. I spent a BUNCH of time on each...
08-04-08, 01:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 692
Posted By texbike

Help needed with 1985 C Record date stamps

Okay, I have two 1985 C Record cranksets that I have had since new. The date stamps on each are exactly the same. Each set has one arm with a "21" in a box, while the other arm has an "11". I know...
07-01-08, 07:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,003
Posted By texbike

Thanks!

Jon,

Congratulations on the success of VeloBase!

Thank you for creating such a wonderful resource.

Let me know if you make it down to Austin again.

Best Regards,
02-19-08, 04:21 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,150
Posted By texbike

I'm a fan!

Let's face it, eBay is a business AND one of the most efficient marketplaces in the world.

I'm sure that we would all be stunned if we could put a figure on the number of small business that...
02-12-08, 10:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,508
Posted By texbike

Congratulations on the new bike! That is quite...

Congratulations on the new bike! That is quite the find.

Too bad it has taken a beating over the years from it's previous owners.

However, I'm not sure that I would repaint it no matter...
01-29-08, 12:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,407
Posted By texbike

Dissenting opinion...

Tom,

That is a beautiful bike! I love the color and the build is gorgeous.

However, I think it would be tough to draw $1500 out of it as it is. Unfortunately, it is probably worth more parted...
12-21-07, 08:12 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,138
Posted By texbike

Gary, That is a SHARP machine! It looks...

Gary,

That is a SHARP machine! It looks gorgeous.

I believe the BB shell that you are referring to is called a 'spoiler' bottom bracket and is modeled after the ones that were originaly...
12-20-07, 04:34 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,138
Posted By texbike

Most of the earlier serial numbers are...

Most of the earlier serial numbers are meaningless. However, about 1980, Cinelli seems to have got its act together in regards to serial #s. If you take a look at the 80s era bikes on...
12-20-07, 04:21 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,138
Posted By texbike

[QUOTE=TNCLR;5844340]Serial number says "84271...

[QUOTE=TNCLR;5844340]Serial number says "84271 C".

I said it's an '83 for the following reasons:

- Pat.83 stamp in derailleur. This (http://www.speedbicycles.ch/257/index.html) frame is listed...
12-20-07, 04:10 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,138
Posted By texbike

I'm guessing that it is a 1984 based off of the...

I'm guessing that it is a 1984 based off of the details. I've had several early to mid 80s Cinellis over the years and have seen numerous others. I'm a HUGE fan of the bikes and pay very close...
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