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07-02-18, 10:57 AM
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Posted By jstewse

Standard BB yes.

Standard BB yes.
07-02-18, 09:13 AM
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Views: 382
Posted By jstewse

650b wheelset; Ultegra/Velocity Atlas

Making room for some new projects, looking to move these along.

650b wheelset; Velocity Atlas laced to Ultegra 6500 hubs, 32 DT Champion spokes and brass nipples, built (properly) by myself. These...
08-28-15, 10:49 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,478
Posted By jstewse

southpawboston just updated the original post...

southpawboston just updated the original post with route info via. I'd say its 60% dirt, although its all well-traveled dirt roads, no class 4 or the like.
08-23-15, 08:30 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,478
Posted By jstewse

@Ed, hope you do make it, no shame in hoofing it!...

@Ed, hope you do make it, no shame in hoofing it!
Trillian2, 1937! Allright. Looking forward to seeing that.
08-22-15, 06:17 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,478
Posted By jstewse

Well, guys, this wasn't exactly how I was hoping...

Well, guys, this wasn't exactly how I was hoping this thread would turn out.

Glad to see another ride was piggy-backed off this one, hopefully it will be flat and and loaded with our previously...
08-18-15, 10:52 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,478
Posted By jstewse

Anyone in Vermont? or nearby..

Some friends are putting together a vintage ride in Montpelier in a month, thought I'd post here to see if there was any interest.

If you're in the area, come on out!

471718



Here's a...
04-05-13, 08:17 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 14,909
Posted By jstewse

I've got the Vee 12's but in 29x1.95. I think...

I've got the Vee 12's but in 29x1.95. I think it's a great tire for the money. I ride it mostly on dirt and gravel, but they're plenty fast enough for paved in-between sections and grippy/volumous...
04-04-13, 03:23 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 14,909
Posted By jstewse

No Idea what it weighs, but it's ain't light. I...

No Idea what it weighs, but it's ain't light. I built a sturdy wheel set (XT hubs/Salsa Delgado Cross rims) over a lightweight set for the sake of price and durability, with some level of abuse in...
04-03-13, 07:46 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 14,909
Posted By jstewse

I love mine, it's my most used, most versatile...

I love mine, it's my most used, most versatile bike.

Decidedly not C&V, but it's just fun.
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8395/8617261431_1195dd7f36_z.jpg...
04-02-13, 09:02 AM
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Posted By jstewse

Bertin tandem, 531 tubes, rather unique looking...

Bertin tandem, 531 tubes, rather unique looking if you ask me. C&V tandem!

http://newlondon.craigslist.org/bik/3716767568.html
80's Andre Bertin T2 - $500...
11-21-12, 06:29 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 30,458
Posted By jstewse

Wow. I like where this is going.

Wow. I like where this is going.
12-01-11, 02:04 PM
Replies: 2,384
Views: 514,124
Posted By jstewse

Picked this up earlier today, a Sport Dlx, must...

Picked this up earlier today, a Sport Dlx, must be late 80's. Tange Infinity frame, 700c and indexed Shimano Exage.
Couldn't find a serial number though.
...
11-28-11, 02:32 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 12,078
Posted By jstewse

That's probably the best option. unless you see...

That's probably the best option. unless you see yourself going back to 700c at some point.
11-28-11, 07:03 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 12,078
Posted By jstewse

As mentioned above, heat and dental floss will do...

As mentioned above, heat and dental floss will do the trick.


As far as dimpling the chainstays goes, it really depends on how handy you are. Certainly a local framebuilder could do it for you,...
11-25-11, 06:27 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 12,078
Posted By jstewse

Nice looking frame, I have one very similar. As...

Nice looking frame, I have one very similar. As everyone else said, don't sweat the rust, the powdercoater will blast the whole frame anyway to promote the powder's adhesion to the frame. I think...
11-18-11, 05:16 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 23,191
Posted By jstewse

I'll play, '78 Super Mirage. A real sweet...

I'll play, '78 Super Mirage.
A real sweet riding bike for what it was, one that I would have kept.

http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6173/6150725655_88deff40a6_z.jpg...
11-11-11, 09:22 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,067
Posted By jstewse

Love it. I've been thinking that my Trek needs...

Love it. I've been thinking that my Trek needs some Jack Brown's.
11-03-11, 11:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 781
Posted By jstewse

I had a '78 that had the sleeves. I don't know...

I had a '78 that had the sleeves. I don't know what year they were introduced though, nor does anyone know what year/model the OP's bike is.
11-03-11, 06:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 781
Posted By jstewse

Depending on the year/model it could have been...

Depending on the year/model it could have been that funny leather looking one-piece grips/brake hoods plastic job. But cotton is the best option.
11-03-11, 06:56 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 13,672
Posted By jstewse

Totally worth, and it is an investment of sorts. ...

Totally worth, and it is an investment of sorts. With proper care, they will last a lifetime. I like the brown better too, but I got a deal on this one.
11-02-11, 10:38 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 13,672
Posted By jstewse

It's a b17 Standard and I find it super...

It's a b17 Standard and I find it super comfortable, especially with the taller stem for a more upright-ish riding position. The back of it is nice and wide. Many people find this saddle pretty...
11-02-11, 06:10 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 13,672
Posted By jstewse

Since everyone else is posting theirs.. ...

Since everyone else is posting theirs..

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6107/6207764519_e755e17229_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/14447172@N03/6207764519/)
'82 Trek 613...
11-01-11, 07:15 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 13,672
Posted By jstewse

Looks great, love that color. You're right in...

Looks great, love that color. You're right in that it will suit you for longer rides. They're very comfortable, versatile frames.
11-01-11, 10:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,698
Posted By jstewse

Here's a comparison shot of all three. ...

Here's a comparison shot of all three.

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6056/6302418465_24b5ecd807_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/14447172@N03/6302418465/)
Brooks comparison...
10-31-11, 06:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,712
Posted By jstewse

Looks great, love the shellac'd yellow tape. ...

Looks great, love the shellac'd yellow tape. These bike are terrific riders, as I'm sure you know.
10-31-11, 07:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,589
Posted By jstewse

I just sold a set of the early competitions, and...

I just sold a set of the early competitions, and the arms were thicker and overall looked more well made than the run-of-the-mill racers.
10-30-11, 07:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,849
Posted By jstewse

+1 for the Lyotard's. Very nice pedals.

+1 for the Lyotard's. Very nice pedals.
10-27-11, 09:15 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 41,329
Posted By jstewse

Not mine.. but it looks like it'll fit Col de la...

Not mine.. but it looks like it'll fit Col de la Vie's no problem.
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4146/5039203776_3a6a303cbb_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/rperks1/5039203776/)
Roadeo 650B ?...
10-27-11, 09:06 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,252
Posted By jstewse

Looks great, I'm a fan of that color too. ...

Looks great, I'm a fan of that color too.

What's the actual measurement of the 35mm pasela's? My 32mm run a bit small, and I'm thinking I might be able to fit 35's.
10-22-11, 09:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,265
Posted By jstewse

Sweet looking bike. What bars?

Sweet looking bike. What bars?
10-22-11, 01:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,026
Posted By jstewse

I think it's definitely worth at least...

I think it's definitely worth at least sandblasting to evaluate the rust. I'd think it was salvageable for sure, but you never know. These old Treks are great bikes, comfortable, very versatile. ...
10-18-11, 08:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,574
Posted By jstewse

You can get nice period Campy bar-ends, but...

You can get nice period Campy bar-ends, but expect to pay for them.http://velobase.com/ViewComponent.aspx?ID=B73DB228-9540-4404-AE4E-8791E331A2A1&Enum=104&AbsPos=3

Most people like the Suntours,...
10-15-11, 12:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 602
Posted By jstewse

I think it looks great. As far as bartape goes,...

I think it looks great. As far as bartape goes, I don't know if you're a cotton man, but I'd go blue Newbaum's. I'd probably wrap it right over that existing tape there, helps to add a little bit...
10-15-11, 12:10 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,048
Posted By jstewse

That Lightspeed is too cool. I'm curious about...

That Lightspeed is too cool. I'm curious about the geometry too.
10-12-11, 08:36 AM
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Views: 3,557,101
Posted By jstewse

Love that Lotus, nice find.

Love that Lotus, nice find.
10-11-11, 09:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,876
Posted By jstewse

I'd go ahead and say it's a fine combination,...

I'd go ahead and say it's a fine combination, brown preferably. I think the honey is a little too light.
10-11-11, 09:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,608
Posted By jstewse

I've got a couple of these. ...

I've got a couple of these.

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6229/6213945123_dc13222dbc_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/14447172@N03/6213945123/)
DSC_0227...
10-09-11, 10:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,752
Posted By jstewse

Very nice, looking forward to the final build. I...

Very nice, looking forward to the final build. I especially like the wheelset, Campy hubs?
10-08-11, 01:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 883
Posted By jstewse

I think that grey Newbaum's would look good. Or...

I think that grey Newbaum's would look good. Or maybe red, I'm a proponent of color.
10-08-11, 05:54 AM
Replies: 3,614
Views: 967,341
Posted By jstewse

Well.. while this thread is on the up, I'll post...

Well.. while this thread is on the up, I'll post this. What I believe is a '74 Gitane Tour de France which I bought from the original owner. Originally I picked it up to make a few bucks off of,...
10-08-11, 05:32 AM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,487,457
Posted By jstewse

Good to know, thanks. The search continues!

Good to know, thanks. The search continues!
10-07-11, 08:44 PM
Replies: 3,614
Views: 967,341
Posted By jstewse

Very cool. I especially like the Sauvage-Lejeune,...

Very cool. I especially like the Sauvage-Lejeune, what year?
10-07-11, 07:45 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 41,329
Posted By jstewse

Most of the frames here have one desirable...

Most of the frames here have one desirable feature that most older frames don't, clearance for big tires. Sure, many older frames can fit 27" x 1 1/4 or 700x32, but sometimes it's nice to have even...
10-07-11, 07:35 AM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,487,457
Posted By jstewse

ISO Maillard freewheel tool. Not Helicomatic,...

ISO Maillard freewheel tool. Not Helicomatic, it's like a regular splined FW tool except the diameter is big.
looks like this http://www.bicycletool.com/normandymaillardfreewheeltool.aspx
10-06-11, 11:24 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 11,432
Posted By jstewse

Holy smokes! The Brittish racing green is more...

Holy smokes! The Brittish racing green is more than fitting, and I really like the little red accents. I'm curious to see what it looks like with fenders. I quite liked your Comp GS, but this is...
10-04-11, 02:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,707
Posted By jstewse

I too run the 700x32 Pasela's, on my Trek. They...

I too run the 700x32 Pasela's, on my Trek. They fit on my Comp GS, but just barely, I run 28's on that. I've been wanting to pick up a set of the Panaracer Ruffy Tuffy's for a while. Generally, I...
10-01-11, 03:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,769
Posted By jstewse

Looks great, I'll join the rest of the GT...

Looks great, I'll join the rest of the GT advocates in that they are sweet bikes. I had to pass mine along, and I still think about how great that bike was to ride, even if it was a hair too big for...
09-28-11, 06:44 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,167
Posted By jstewse

Good post Rob, relevant and well put. Being a...

Good post Rob, relevant and well put. Being a young guy myself and having only been involved with this thing for a couple of years, I have learned quite a bit. I used to work on cars as a hobby but...
09-27-11, 05:19 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,487,457
Posted By jstewse

I'm curious about this as well, I seem to have...

I'm curious about this as well, I seem to have misplaced mine. If you find a solution, drop me a line.
09-16-11, 09:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 22,485
Posted By jstewse

Where does one find leather this thick? I...

Where does one find leather this thick? I imagine you could probably get some from a saddle shop, but there don't seem to be a lot of these in the east.
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