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10-11-19, 01:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 423
Posted By CMAW

Marianne Vos, how amazing! A slender pinkie in a...

Marianne Vos, how amazing! A slender pinkie in a big collection of sore thumbs :p. She deserves a nicer bike though, could use some advice from N-F...
10-03-19, 08:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,872
Posted By CMAW

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

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/367x505/schermafbeelding_2019_10_03_om_11_16_27_4442b2f557fc3cedd0e3b27fc990ee1ab6d70ae5.png

Pretty cool, thanks, Cycles Makaron!

Totally...
04-04-19, 12:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,594
Posted By CMAW

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MBK (successor to Motobécane) used this design in the...
02-07-19, 08:13 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,167
Posted By CMAW

Great bikes, I'd love to score a Loto someday. My...

Great bikes, I'd love to score a Loto someday. My Viper, all fillet-brazed and gorgeous from '97:

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4909/32075353747_68e1757799_b.jpg
01-27-19, 06:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,872
Posted By CMAW

I forget to mention that I have a classic MXL...

I forget to mention that I have a classic MXL frame as well and this one seems to expand your timeline a bit: D5095

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8388/8671709842_f5d06edeed.jpg
01-26-19, 03:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,872
Posted By CMAW

I have one of those MAX frames (ferrari red like...

I have one of those MAX frames (ferrari red like your Corsa extra), serial C 3922. Fits your timeline nicely. Does the "L" engraved in the other side of the BB have any specific meaning? Any idea how...
09-11-18, 01:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 420
Posted By CMAW

Definitely a French product, Stronglight was...

Definitely a French product, Stronglight was somehow involved ("Stronglight Altec" search brings up a few examples). Looks nicer than a Vitus 979 IMO, specifically the "pointed" lugs and the elegant...
05-23-18, 01:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,281
Posted By CMAW

Ah, of course, I was looking at the pic... ...

Ah, of course, I was looking at the pic...
Fully loaded, yes. Not C nor V but Surly LHT.
05-22-18, 01:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,281
Posted By CMAW

^^ Nice one Was looking forward to this...

^^ Nice one

Was looking forward to this event, the newly added 160k is tempting. But I'm off to Spain instead next month, took up touring again since a few years. Have fun!

Stronglight TS 42 ...
10-16-16, 08:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,244
Posted By CMAW

I threaded the FD cable like this once, just for...

I threaded the FD cable like this once, just for a quick testride around the block, lacking the part you're looking for:
https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5453/30326205806_f6f1fdfb17.jpg

Worked and...
10-06-16, 12:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,001
Posted By CMAW

Do you mean the Stronglight P3 or the Stronglight...

Do you mean the Stronglight P3 or the Stronglight Competition? P3 stack height is a few mm less, that might be an option.
09-27-16, 01:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,720
Posted By CMAW

Fantastic frame, love it. What does that decal...

Fantastic frame, love it. What does that decal under the Columbus one say? I'd look into bikepacking for this one, if you're traveling light anyway.
09-20-16, 10:32 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,623
Posted By CMAW

I wasn't implying that "your" bike has gas-pipe...

I wasn't implying that "your" bike has gas-pipe tubing @gugie (http://www.bikeforums.net/members/gugie-381793.html) , I don't know about filet brazing/high quality tubes but of course I see that...
09-19-16, 01:40 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,623
Posted By CMAW

Most likely stamped dropouts, no RD hanger, like...

Most likely stamped dropouts, no RD hanger, like in the example below. Gaspipe tubing too IIRC, that makes it an entry-level constructeur bike! Totally seductive though, I have to agree.
...
09-12-16, 01:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By CMAW

Cool, aircraft quality steel. Thanks for the tip.

Cool, aircraft quality steel. Thanks for the tip.
09-12-16, 12:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By CMAW

Derailer hanger helicoil?

I was straightening a bended derailer hanger on a steel frame earlier and noticed that the thread was damaged - not catastrophically, but still. Made me wonder if there's a relatively easy solution...
09-12-16, 12:35 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 14,132
Posted By CMAW

It's true that an unloaded LHT is not a very...

It's true that an unloaded LHT is not a very exciting ride, but the more luggage you throw on it, the better it feels. Great asset for a cyclo-campeur, I would think. I bought mine as a no-nonsense...
09-06-16, 01:09 AM
Replies: 3,070
Views: 624,432
Posted By CMAW

http://i1266.photobucket.com/albums/jj533/vonruden...

http://i1266.photobucket.com/albums/jj533/vonruden1/4284A0A1-E6FC-4990-AF26-0EF9C6B7105F_zpsmpj1re0t.jpg...
09-01-16, 12:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,224
Posted By CMAW

My guess is based on the fact that the pivot bolt...

My guess is based on the fact that the pivot bolt of the cheapest, delrin SX derailer is identical to the one in the SX610 (not the stop plate). I buy these for the pulley wheels, they're cheap but...
09-01-16, 07:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,224
Posted By CMAW

I think it's the right bolt. Does he have more...

I think it's the right bolt. Does he have more than one available?
09-01-16, 01:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,224
Posted By CMAW

I have tried that fix more than once and failed;...

I have tried that fix more than once and failed; not saying it can't be done but it sure is delicate. Long cage Simplex is much harder to find, if there's not too much money in it I'd keep it and...
08-20-16, 11:49 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 20,403
Posted By CMAW

http://cycling-passion.com/wp-content/uploads/2014...

http://cycling-passion.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/Robert-Marchand-big-768x497.jpg

Robert Marchand celebrates his 103rd birthday by climbing the col named after him - Cycling Passion...
05-21-16, 01:10 AM
Replies: 3,070
Views: 624,432
Posted By CMAW

Gorgeous bike, fantastic color scheme! For...

Gorgeous bike, fantastic color scheme! For maximum adoration, I'd put M.A.F.A.C levers on her, but that's just me.
05-18-16, 12:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,542
Posted By CMAW

It's identical to the drawing on the headbadge...

It's identical to the drawing on the headbadge @juvela (http://www.bikeforums.net/members/juvela-333224.html) posted. A wallaby for gods sake! (was my spontaneous reaction)
05-17-16, 11:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,542
Posted By CMAW

Apparently Roold was a big name in the pre-war...

Apparently Roold was a big name in the pre-war years (especially in Brittany, where the brand originated) — in the 70ies probably nothing more than a sticker on low-level generic steel. I have a nice...
04-24-16, 12:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 19,987
Posted By CMAW

Just under 25 mm on MA2 rims

Just under 25 mm on MA2 rims
04-22-16, 12:54 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,351
Posted By CMAW

Oh what a mindblower ...

Oh what a mindblower
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NFXZNt4oLkE
02-27-16, 01:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,373
Posted By CMAW

It's the "Vlaanderen 2002" team livery (from 1994...

It's the "Vlaanderen 2002" team livery (from 1994 on) — still exists today as "Vlaanderen-Baloise". Vlaanderen is partially funded with public means, the idea is to facilitate young, promising riders...
02-20-16, 08:54 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,021
Posted By CMAW

Hope the cobbles will be in shape this year, I...

Hope the cobbles will be in shape this year, I will!
02-20-16, 08:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,863
Posted By CMAW

BTW, Rinforzi elicoidali = ribbed for your...

BTW,

Rinforzi elicoidali = ribbed for your pleasure
02-17-16, 09:39 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 15,771
Posted By CMAW

https://c2.staticflickr.com/8/7245/7248180194_4d4a...

https://c2.staticflickr.com/8/7245/7248180194_4d4abcca2a_b.jpg

https://c2.staticflickr.com/4/3682/9642190351_7f4c47b71b_b.jpg
02-09-16, 01:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,225
Posted By CMAW

Clever! Retrofrictionistas will bookmark.

Clever! Retrofrictionistas will bookmark.
02-08-16, 08:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,394
Posted By CMAW

Pardon my French but you can: ...

Pardon my French but you can:


https://youtu.be/9YXDL7P7_zY
02-04-16, 08:45 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 27,430
Posted By CMAW

https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1607/24696154052_9c0...

https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1607/24696154052_9c08a80382_c.jpg
https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1483/24517996140_ea83a67a65_c.jpg
https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1545/24695668052_d24736e578_c.jpg...
01-30-16, 02:25 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,120
Posted By CMAW

I participated in a few tourist vs. of the Gold...

I participated in a few tourist vs. of the Gold race 10 - 15 years ago so I know out of experience that Limburg is excellent cycling terrain. Hope they import the food from Italy, though ;). If it's...
01-23-16, 01:07 PM
Replies: 3,070
Views: 624,432
Posted By CMAW

How about a classic drive side pic, if you find...

How about a classic drive side pic, if you find the time? Is that the frame that was on French Ebay 2 months ago? The French have a word for this: perfection.
01-23-16, 09:23 AM
Replies: 3,070
Views: 624,432
Posted By CMAW

What a spectacular refinish! Is that a logo or...

What a spectacular refinish! Is that a logo or symbol of some kind on the seat stay caps or pure decoration?
01-23-16, 09:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 796
Posted By CMAW

^^^^ I didn't explain it very well. You could...

^^^^ I didn't explain it very well. You could probably work the washer a bit when the hole is rounded but when the pivot bolt gets deformed you're stuck. Happened to me.
01-23-16, 07:35 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,135
Posted By CMAW

@non-fixie...

@non-fixie (http://www.bikeforums.net/member.php?u=173992)
What happened, got your Jamaican visa canceled? ;)
01-23-16, 07:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 796
Posted By CMAW

Definitely from behind the dropout. The most...

Definitely from behind the dropout. The most fragile part of these derailers is in fact how the tabbed washer is attached to the end of the sprung pivot bolt. It's easily forced, making your derailer...
01-23-16, 03:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 912
Posted By CMAW

Looking at 70ies cross bikes for my rides in town...

Looking at 70ies cross bikes for my rides in town lately, I've seen an exact match for this bike for sale about a month ago. Sadly, a vast contingent of my brain cells migrated to my calves last...
01-23-16, 02:36 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,135
Posted By CMAW

Carradice Pendle bag (11l) with bagman. ...

Carradice Pendle bag (11l) with bagman.

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/430/19962261082_92961c277c_c.jpg

How cute is this?

https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1672/24446331232_0a8da65ba6_c.jpg
01-04-16, 01:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,104
Posted By CMAW

Gianni Motta won the Giro d'Italia in 1966, the...

Gianni Motta won the Giro d'Italia in 1966, the pink Molteni (http://www.speedbicycles.ch/velo/470/molteni_francis_blanc_1968.html) bike refers to the maglia rosa, is my guess.

On a side note,...
12-30-15, 01:43 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,137,383
Posted By CMAW

ISO I'm rebuilding a Campagnolo Proton rear hub...

ISO
I'm rebuilding a Campagnolo Proton rear hub (2004ish) and need to find the right locknut. Part nr is FH DA026. Most pre 2006 hubs with alloy oversized axles used one of these, they're left...
12-23-15, 06:28 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 14,680
Posted By CMAW

Just the one, it was a riding year ...

Just the one, it was a riding year

https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8783/16867101230_96f0f14cfe_b.jpg
12-21-15, 01:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 529
Posted By CMAW

Bernard Carré did those for a while, (engraved)...

Bernard Carré did those for a while, (engraved) seat stay caps should give confirmation.
12-12-15, 02:14 AM
Replies: 339
Views: 20,442
Posted By CMAW

"I have been looking for a cigaret that's low in...

"I have been looking for a cigaret that's low in nicotine and tar, but packs a lot of flavor. That's why I turned to R6."
...
12-02-15, 04:31 AM
Replies: 14,286
Views: 1,309,655
Posted By CMAW

A bunch of young men with strong legs and strong...

A bunch of young men with strong legs and strong convictions plus me rode to Paris and back last weekend. The Climate Express initiative, intended to put pressure on the COP21 climate talks that are...
11-25-15, 07:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,144
Posted By CMAW

I don't want to contradict @verktyg...

I don't want to contradict @verktyg (http://www.bikeforums.net/members/verktyg-61614.html) and I most certainly don't want to hear from your lawyer, @stevensb...
11-24-15, 07:07 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,144
Posted By CMAW

I snatched the pic from French Ebay, Rootboy,...

I snatched the pic from French Ebay, Rootboy, they come up now and then. These hangers look cheap up close and are not very well made, but they work fine and even add a bit of rigidity to the MAFAC...
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