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11-16-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,761
Posted By Ungaro

Bottom bracket shell shot. Emailed pics to SOMEC...

Bottom bracket shell shot. Emailed pics to SOMEC - they have lost early serial # records, but say that this is early 1980s (I figured that out too) made of SL and Air tubing.
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11-15-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,761
Posted By Ungaro

That was the first thing I did before I test rode...

That was the first thing I did before I test rode it! Even if I didnít get it, I was going to set the bars right!
11-15-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,761
Posted By Ungaro

Brought it home!

SOMEC for the win!
If the DeRosa had been a bit larger, it would have been a tough decision. But like I say: if it doesnít fit, then color and price donít matter. Need to swap out the stem from a...
11-11-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,761
Posted By Ungaro

Gipiemme is also, like SOMEC, underrepresented....

Gipiemme is also, like SOMEC, underrepresented. IT Has Gipiemme hubs, brake calipers and crankset (BB, dunno); Campagnolo fd & rd, and brake levers; Mavic shifters.
11-11-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,761
Posted By Ungaro

Very well could be. Seems like SL tubing and...

Very well could be. Seems like SL tubing and above got the cool head lugs.
11-11-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,761
Posted By Ungaro

Shannon, that's the one I'm looking at on Friday!

Shannon, that's the one I'm looking at on Friday!
11-11-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,761
Posted By Ungaro

I know right? Hey, that MAY still happen!

I know right? Hey, that MAY still happen!
11-11-20, 06:34 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,761
Posted By Ungaro

Nice Air! What year is that? The one Iím looking...

Nice Air! What year is that? The one Iím looking at is not an Air, but does have the same seat tube decal and has the cool head lug panto.
11-09-20, 05:07 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,761
Posted By Ungaro

SOMEC vs. DeRosa

Looking at two vintage bikes this week. Both frames in VG to Exc. condition. THe SOMEC has a mix of Gipiemme and Campagnolo parts. The DeRosa is purported to have a pantographed Campagnolo Record...
05-26-20, 04:27 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,637
Posted By Ungaro

Michael, Iím sure there are some differences,...

Michael, Iím sure there are some differences, particularly with the Cinelli. The Supercorsa is a premium frame, and gets a premium price. Is the difference worth the price to you? The Bianchi...
08-26-19, 04:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 595
Posted By Ungaro

The Gebhardt performs as advertised. The finish...

The Gebhardt performs as advertised. The finish is a matte look, but if it bothers be, Iíll polish it. I also purchased a flawless Victory 53 tooth ring, so the combination is now 53/16, giving me...
08-19-19, 12:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,959
Posted By Ungaro

The damage identified would indicate that it had...

The damage identified would indicate that it had a front impact of sorts. Might still be quite serviceable, but should be noted.
08-19-19, 12:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 595
Posted By Ungaro

I just purchased some 116 bcd rings from Hilary...

I just purchased some 116 bcd rings from Hilary Stone. He's got a pretty good website, and offers some diverse stuff. Best prices I've found on the hard to find 116 bcd. I will say, the 36 tooth ring...
01-14-19, 12:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,522
Posted By Ungaro

Why does it have to be my size?.......

Why does it have to be my size?.......
01-07-19, 06:14 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,637
Posted By Ungaro

1989 did you say? I'm sorry, I use the Eroica...

1989 did you say? I'm sorry, I use the Eroica standards of pre-1987, but that's me. Would love to see a picture of your Colnago - I had considered one of those as well. Regarding the ride feel of the...
01-06-19, 05:17 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,637
Posted By Ungaro

Yes, I have ridden and continue to ride the new...

Yes, I have ridden and continue to ride the new one. See my posts above. What did I change? I changed the flexy Deda stem. It's not good quality and does not feel secure out of the saddle, so, don't...
11-12-18, 03:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,328
Posted By Ungaro

Indeed. My point is that it's not about gearing a...

Indeed. My point is that it's not about gearing a bike to handle Eroica - any bike can handle Eroica. It's about gearing a bike for the rider. Myself, I've never had a bike with a decent motor....
11-12-18, 12:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,328
Posted By Ungaro

FWIW: Campagnolo derailleurs (and all other...

FWIW: Campagnolo derailleurs (and all other vintage numbers) handled all the gears needed to sufficiently master the toughest climbs that ever were dished out, long before Eroica events came onto the...
11-12-18, 12:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,737
Posted By Ungaro

For your investment, you can't go too wrong. Fix...

For your investment, you can't go too wrong. Fix it up and you might have a nice little get around bike. Good to have if you don't want your nice ride to be pinched at the cafe.
10-15-18, 05:46 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,248
Posted By Ungaro

Think pressure is not that critical? Think good...

Think pressure is not that critical? Think good enough is good? (https://silca.cc/blogs/journal/road-to-roubaix-full-circle)
10-15-18, 05:40 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,248
Posted By Ungaro

itís a champ!

itís a champ!
10-15-18, 01:03 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,248
Posted By Ungaro

Here's what I use. Accurate to within 3%: Silca...

Here's what I use. Accurate to within 3%: Silca Pista (https://silca.cc/products/pista-floor-pump-red)
10-15-18, 12:22 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,642
Posted By Ungaro

I've got 3 Silca's: My Super Pista from 2000; my...

I've got 3 Silca's: My Super Pista from 2000; my 2018 Pista; and, a vintage '70's Pista in Molteni Orange. Why three? Well, the Super Pista has been by my side since February 2000. It's pretty bomb...
08-21-18, 03:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 671
Posted By Ungaro

Excellent brakes, and about the best stopping...

Excellent brakes, and about the best stopping power for single pivots. Yes, its is too bad that tire width is limited.
08-21-18, 03:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,485
Posted By Ungaro

Wish it was my size.

Wish it was my size.
07-30-18, 11:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,315
Posted By Ungaro

Last summer, I took advantage of a 20% off from...

Last summer, I took advantage of a 20% off from Steel Vintage Bikes, and picked up a new Bottecchia Leggendaria frameset. Delivered, it was about $1,300. I used the gruppo off of the bike it was...
06-18-18, 02:30 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,637
Posted By Ungaro

Added goodies

I mentioned that I dumped the Deda Murex stem and replaced it with a 3ttt Pro Chrome. Also came across a pantographed C Record seatpost. Well, I had to have it!...
06-16-18, 07:32 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,637
Posted By Ungaro

Here you go. In no particular order. Brakes are...

Here you go. In no particular order. Brakes are from my 1999 Record 9 speed gruppo. Shifters & RD from my 2005 gruppo. Wanted to keep the carbon minimal, so I put a Centaur UT crank on it (UT...
06-15-18, 07:34 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,637
Posted By Ungaro

Definitely not inferior. Superior? Maybe same net...

Definitely not inferior. Superior? Maybe same net result, just newer and different. With the internal spiral ribbing, SLX was an improvement in strength over SL - particularly important if one is on...
04-23-18, 01:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,064
Posted By Ungaro

Very sweet looking, indeed. Well made frame.

Very sweet looking, indeed. Well made frame.
04-23-18, 10:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 552
Posted By Ungaro

Rich, it wasn't me, but I enjoyed meeting you and...

Rich, it wasn't me, but I enjoyed meeting you and hope the PayPal payment came through ok. First go around, I had misspelled your email address.
Maurice
04-22-18, 06:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 559
Posted By Ungaro

Good question!

Good question!
04-22-18, 06:44 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 32,893
Posted By Ungaro

This 1967 Frejus belongs to my buddy, Niall Mays,...

This 1967 Frejus belongs to my buddy, Niall Mays, from Charleston SC. He joined me and my wife for the short route. Niall and I scoped out Eroica California last year, so this was our second foray.
04-22-18, 02:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 559
Posted By Ungaro

What type of seat lug would you say this has?

What type of seat lug would you say this has?
04-22-18, 07:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 559
Posted By Ungaro

John, the $150 is a quote from Yellow Jersey. For...

John, the $150 is a quote from Yellow Jersey. For that price, they will remove the cracked tube, replace with new steel, paint the repaired area and use their Campagnolo cutters to mill the head set...
04-22-18, 06:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 559
Posted By Ungaro

1. Italian 2. See above 3. Pump peg braze on...

1. Italian
2. See above
3. Pump peg braze on on head tube; water bottle bosses on seat tube & down tube; shifter bosses on down tube

Yes, integral derailleur hanger, and no chrome. Also be...
04-21-18, 09:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 559
Posted By Ungaro

Yet another Bianchi frame ID

Can anyone assist me in identifying this frame through the BB markings?
04-21-18, 09:32 PM
Replies: 816
Views: 163,362
Posted By Ungaro

Hereís my Ď71 Pro MK III

Hereís my Ď71 Pro MK III
04-08-18, 07:49 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 32,893
Posted By Ungaro

You will see this on Sunday, for sure:

You will see this on Sunday, for sure:
04-08-18, 07:54 AM
Replies: 412
Views: 32,893
Posted By Ungaro

Ungaro, Fayetteville GA, Short route, 1971...

Ungaro, Fayetteville GA, Short route, 1971 Raleigh Professional Mk III
Ungaro (wife), Fayetteville GA, Short route, 1985 Dancelli Ladyís
Ungaro (brother), Altadena CA, Short route, 1985 Pinarello...
03-21-18, 10:07 AM
Replies: 412
Views: 32,893
Posted By Ungaro

The weather last year was a chilly start (around...

The weather last year was a chilly start (around 38 degrees, and warmed up to the mid seventies). One trick I used was to take a FedEx envelope and stuff it in my jersey. Worked pretty good! I...
03-21-18, 09:57 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,637
Posted By Ungaro

I purchased the 2017 Bottecchia Leggendaria...

I purchased the 2017 Bottecchia Leggendaria frameset last summer. Best purchase I've made in a long time. I went with just the frameset, as I still love my Campy Record 10 sp gruppo (2005) - it's the...
Forum: Southeast
03-21-18, 09:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,130
Posted By Ungaro

Check out Ride Bikes on St. Andrews Blvd, W....

Check out Ride Bikes on St. Andrews Blvd, W. Ashley. They have a local group ride on Thursday nights - with beer afterward! I've led tours in the Charleston area before, and would take them down...
Forum: Southeast
03-21-18, 09:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 709
Posted By Ungaro

Very nice! I've admired their work for some time....

Very nice! I've admired their work for some time. Good call on a metal frame.
Forum: Introductions
03-21-18, 09:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By Ungaro

Thanks for the welcome! Anyone going to Eroica...

Thanks for the welcome! Anyone going to Eroica California?
03-14-18, 08:47 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,485
Posted By Ungaro

You can get a Soma Quill-inator. Costs about $80....

You can get a Soma Quill-inator. Costs about $80. Thta makes it possible to slap a quill stem on a threadless fork.
03-14-18, 08:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,943
Posted By Ungaro

If you want all nice, new shiny, from Boulder...

If you want all nice, new shiny, from Boulder Bicycle you can get a NOS Winner 5sp 14-24. It costs.
03-14-18, 08:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,156
Posted By Ungaro

Make sure that the steel is of reputable quality,...

Make sure that the steel is of reputable quality, that is: Reynolds, Columbus, Deddacai, etc. The trend is classics now seems to be towards Eroica approvable bikes, so that would be anything...
Forum: Introductions
03-14-18, 08:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By Ungaro

New Member In So. ATL

Greetings:
I've been a cyclist it seems like since I could pedal. I'm sure that's not accurate, but I've been seriously road cycling since college. More into classic steel frames now, and much to my...
Forum: Southeast
03-13-18, 01:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,029
Posted By Ungaro

Lots of good riding around there. From Blue...

Lots of good riding around there. From Blue Ridge, head to Suches, cross over Woody Gap and fly down to ďThe YĒ. You can either a:go straight at the Y and hun on into Dahlonega or B: turn left and go...
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