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02-17-21, 02:49 PM
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Not My Bike - Too Distant For Me To Facilitate

Serotta track bike - $250 (RICHMOND)Posted 2021-02-17 15:15

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"Serotta Track bike- used to be the Trexeltown errand bike,...
02-17-21, 11:32 AM
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Not My Bike - Too Distant For Me To Facilitate

Miyata triple cross bicycle - $300Posted 2021-02-17 10:03

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02-13-21, 12:14 AM
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02-12-21, 11:39 PM
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I'll hazard it's Brit. Here's (https://www.classiclightweights.co.uk/restoration/frame-identification-by-frame-number/)a place...
02-12-21, 11:36 PM
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02-12-21, 12:04 AM
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Reading Is .... Nevermind

Diamondback bicycle - $60Posted 2021-02-12 00:03

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"A good ole Diamondback Iguana. Everything is here, it just needs a good...
02-11-21, 04:54 PM
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Posted By machinist42

Dave Kirk came to mind at first sight. He's known...

Dave Kirk came to mind at first sight. He's known for high points on the seat tube lug running up the saddle post.

(I'm assuming it's a respray and the "built by..." sticker is as legitimate as...
02-09-21, 02:22 PM
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Quitting At 82? Wimp. Old People! Am I Right?

Vintage Specialized Road Bike - $100 (Johns Island)Posted 2021-02-09 14:43

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"!979 Specialized Sequoia vintage road bicycle....
02-09-21, 01:21 PM
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Put A Pin In It

Vintage 80s/90s Pinarello Vuelta Road Bike Columbus EL Italian Frame - $800 (Ginter Park)Posted 2021-02-09 13:34

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"This is a...
02-07-21, 09:26 PM
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Posted By machinist42

101

Road Bike Handmade 62cm Dura-ace Campy - $1,000 (portsmouth)Posted 2021-02-07 21:55

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02-07-21, 12:50 AM
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02-06-21, 09:12 PM
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Not My Bike - Too Distant For Me To Facilitate

Classic Bottecchia For Sale - $450 (greensboro)Posted 2021-02-05 11:27

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02-06-21, 07:01 PM
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Posted By machinist42

Ren And Stumpy

Specialized Stumpjumper Comp small MTB frame - $50 (Knightdale)Posted 2021-02-03 16:30

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"I've got a 1992 Specialized...
02-06-21, 02:56 PM
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Posted By machinist42

Sort Of...

Corrected my post.

Remeasured, and both my '64 and '72 tape out to 24" C-T(op of seat tube), with the seat tube extending an inch or so above the top tube, depending on how one measures.
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02-06-21, 11:46 AM
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Posted By machinist42

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(OP tried to post a pic with their post. I'm going to guess it's a...
02-04-21, 07:30 PM
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Posted By machinist42

"Which" Year...

1983, the only year this model was offered in "Raspberry Pink." (http://vintagelotusbicycles.com/Super_Pro__Aero_.html)
02-04-21, 07:04 PM
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Posted By machinist42

Vintage Lotus Bicycles Home Page S...

Vintage Lotus Bicycles Home Page

S (http://vintagelotusbicycles.com/Lotus_Bicycle_Home_Page.php)pecifically Unique. (http://vintagelotusbicycles.com/Unique.html)
02-03-21, 11:10 PM
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Posted By machinist42

"Only" a 600ax

Well, either the "C" or "E" type, made by Tange. The Vintage Lotus (http://www.vintagelotusbicycles.com/Super_Pro__Aero_.html)site doesn't appear to specify which one, but there is an "E" on eBay ...
02-03-21, 10:08 AM
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Posted By machinist42

Go Ask Alice

Dustcap/endcap appears consistent with a Phillips product, from what little is visible of them in OP's photos? Dustcaps appear to be distinctive to brands.
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01-31-21, 03:15 PM
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Nearly New Dork Disc!

Vintage Takara Medalist Road Bike - $20 (Clayton)Posted 2021-01-31 14:45

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"Vintage Japanese Takara Medalist road bike. This...
01-31-21, 02:59 PM
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Posted By machinist42

Dibs on the Lotus Super Pro frameset, please? ...

Dibs on the Lotus Super Pro frameset, please?
(Precisely my size, and the perfect compliment to my Lotus Odyssey.)

Good Luck with your move!
01-29-21, 11:11 AM
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Don't Ask Me, I'm Still On My First Cup Of Coffee

54 cm Masi Road Bike - $400 (WAXHAW)Posted 2021-01-29 10:18

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"Lugged steel Masi road bike with mish-mash of components and...
01-29-21, 11:02 AM
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Posted By machinist42

A Cheap Blind Date

1982 BIANCHI 10 SPEED BIKE - $60 (BLUFFTON SC)Posted 2021-01-29 10:53

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"1982 BIANCHI 10 SPEED RACING BIKE, NEEDS TIRES GOOD CLASSIC BIKE TO FIX UP

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01-28-21, 08:32 PM
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01-28-21, 08:27 PM
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01-28-21, 11:29 AM
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Posted By machinist42

Threes

Rivendell has these at $2/each, with a $4 shipping charge. Ordering three, the shipping is still $4, bringing the total to $10/three. Tacking on a few other small items mitigates the shipping further.
01-28-21, 10:24 AM
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Posted By machinist42

Life Is An Illusion

The "Dove" tends to be very lightly stamped, and is often not perceptible. Look and feel up the steerer tube and ascertain whether it is "rifled" or not?

"RGF" is the BB shell brand...
01-27-21, 04:08 PM
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Posted By machinist42

531 Forks

Peugeot Road Bike - $25 (N Greensboro)Posted 2021-01-27 15:14

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01-26-21, 11:41 PM
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An Exercise In Abraded Thighs

Fat Tire Cruiser Bike
$275
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01-24-21, 01:19 PM
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Struck An Iceberg?

BikePosted about an hour ago

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"German made commuter bike really good shape $150

bicycle frame material: other/unknown...
01-21-21, 08:59 PM
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Posted By machinist42

Spx

58cm-Bottecchia Italian race bike-XL - $850 (Holly Springs)Posted 2021-01-21 20:19

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01-20-21, 10:23 PM
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Posted By machinist42

Retro Threading

As this resource (https://kuromori.home.blog/clutched-one-way-shifters/) is not mentioned in this thread, thought to link to it for posterity.
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Posted By machinist42

Here's a link...

Here's a link (https://www.bikeforums.net/g/album/20288099) to OP's Album, though I'm not able to find an example in it matching the description.
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01-06-21, 12:06 PM
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12-29-20, 10:47 PM
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Posted By machinist42

Garbage In, Garbage Out

Thank you for detailing your methodology. Not one of your "data points" is a Super Sport. <sigh emoji> (Edit: I see you've added SS and ST data points. Good on you. They are all head tube stampings,...
12-29-20, 09:28 PM
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Posted By machinist42

Subtlety Lost

Ah. Sarcasm. Comes across so well in print.

Your previous post was almost nothing but authoritatively presented misinformation. The OP of the "Orthodoxy Part 1" thread seems perturbed with this...
12-29-20, 07:46 PM
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Posted By machinist42

Not Quite

My 1964 SS has the serial "C4019" stamped on the rear NDS dropout, while my 1972 Opaque Green SS has this stamped on the headtube: "MG026855.'

(May I refer you politely to the "Orthodoxy" thread,...
12-27-20, 01:54 PM
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Posted By machinist42

Ice Is Nice

I attribute any and all anomalous local glacier events to the "Glacier Mice." (https://www.npr.org/2020/05/22/858800112/herd-like-movement-of-fuzzy-green-glacier-mice-baffles-scientists)
(They...
12-23-20, 02:37 PM
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Posted By machinist42

Two Shiny Cents

If I remember correctly, Rustoleum's "rust dissolver" is phosphoric acid based, which will consume chrome.

I generally use oxalic acid, but others here will advocate for Evaporust, which, like...
12-22-20, 11:57 PM
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Posted By machinist42

Scrutinizing your photo I mistook it for "patina"...

Scrutinizing your photo I mistook it for "patina" I suppose?

Is there a remnant of a Reynolds sticker under the pump fitting? I think I see a bit of green and gold there, but I can't be sure.
12-22-20, 11:43 PM
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Posted By machinist42

Giddyap?

Whoa Nelly!

Are the rear hooves the brakes?

Are the front legs articulated? Why?
12-22-20, 11:10 PM
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Posted By machinist42

Hmmmm.

The "San Remo" line was a quirky lot, save for the "Equipe" Model 76.

My '72(?) "Designed by Ernie Clements" is "stickered" as Butted Reynolds Frame, Fork and Stays, but has stamped dropouts. It...
12-22-20, 10:35 PM
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Not My Bike - Too Distant For Me To Facilitate

Bridgestone road bike - $350 (Richmond)Posted 2020-12-22 21:37

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"Bridgestone rb2 road bike. Awesome sought after vintage...
12-22-20, 09:51 PM
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Posted By machinist42

Well preserved specimen, congratulations! ...

Well preserved specimen, congratulations!

What leads you to believe it's one of the five or so "San Remo" models? All of them had at least some Reynolds in their frames, and I'm not seeing any...
12-21-20, 04:03 PM
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Posted By machinist42

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"Aztec" lugs suggest U?-8.
(Edit: As juvela points out in a later post, vertical drilling of brake bridge means it's not what I originally suggested.)
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12-21-20, 11:55 AM
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Merry Merckxmas

Eddy Merckx Titanium Road Bike - $895 (Chapel Hill)Posted 2020-12-21 05:11
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"Mid nineties Eddy Merckx titanium road bike, 56cm,...
12-19-20, 09:05 PM
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Posted By machinist42

Repaint

Italian town bike Columbus steel Italvega campagnolo Nitto 61cm - $300 (Chapel Hill)Posted 2020-12-19 18:51

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"Beautiful...
12-19-20, 01:20 PM
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Posted By machinist42

Might that be a '69, rather than a '79? My...

Might that be a '69, rather than a '79?

My '64 has the Huret hanger and chrome forks, and lacks the built in kickstand,
My '72 has stamped dropouts, painted forks, and brazed in kickstand.
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