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08-07-21, 03:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 437
Posted By Elev12k

Yes, MKS pedals and the leather wrapped Kyokuto...

Yes, MKS pedals and the leather wrapped Kyokuto Petite toeclips below:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51363131884_b571797514_z.jpg
08-07-21, 03:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 437
Posted By Elev12k

I will ride it on special occasions, but it won't...

I will ride it on special occasions, but it won't be a rider. Not many top end Zebrakenkos in this shape are left I think.
08-06-21, 02:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 437
Posted By Elev12k

The updated cockpit with SR Extra Super Light...

The updated cockpit with SR Extra Super Light stem:

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This stayed the same:
...
08-06-21, 02:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 437
Posted By Elev12k

More pictures: ...

More pictures:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51361543970_cfb8e62757_b.jpg

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51360534441_6a81552c68_b.jpg
08-06-21, 02:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 437
Posted By Elev12k

1977 Zebrakenko Olympic-Ace

Many moons ago I shared pictures of my 1977 Zebrakenko Olympic-Ace (https://www.flickr.com/photos/39479610@N08/with/3621425593/). According to T-Mar Zebrakenko supplied the Japanese olympic team at...
02-22-21, 02:36 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 54,116
Posted By Elev12k

The Concorde is finished.! ...

The Concorde is finished.!

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50967022497_7e3fda8e18_h.jpg

For tape I use Bikeribbon Professional. It looks very much like the old stuff. Same texture, but its...
02-19-21, 01:49 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,878
Posted By Elev12k

Mentioned before, but Japanese Steel is an...

Mentioned before, but Japanese Steel is an absolutely great book. Good read, very nice pictures ...and of course an interesting subject: Japanese Steel. Can also recommend it to people who like...
02-14-21, 04:11 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 54,116
Posted By Elev12k

A while ago I started this Concorde Squadra...

A while ago I started this Concorde Squadra project. Due to circumstances I didn't finish it and the frame and bits were stored away for many years. Now I am determinded to finish it :) This...
02-07-21, 03:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 520
Posted By Elev12k

I know :o The Presto headbadge is derived...

I know :o

The Presto headbadge is derived from the Amsterdam coat of arms. The three Saint Andrews crosses can also be seen on the seatstay caps. With some Prestos the crosses are also present...
02-07-21, 02:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 520
Posted By Elev12k

1979 Presto Model Campagnolo

I bought this Presto around 2009/2010 in a town nearby. I very well remember when the former owner pulled it out the shed. It was equipped with a weird component mix from manufacturers from Japan,...
01-30-21, 01:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 508
Posted By Elev12k

Cool some made it to the United States.

Cool some made it to the United States.
01-30-21, 01:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 508
Posted By Elev12k

Yes, black Benotto. My final rolls. Right for...

Yes, black Benotto. My final rolls. Right for this build.
01-29-21, 03:48 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 274,168
Posted By Elev12k

My 1979 Koga-Miyata ProRacer The bike has a...

My 1979 Koga-Miyata ProRacer

The bike has a Tange Champion #2 frame and is equipped with a Dura-Ace EX group. The pic is from halfway the project: a rebuild with original parts. Color is pearl...
01-29-21, 02:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 508
Posted By Elev12k

Thanks! Additional pictures >>> ...

Thanks! Additional pictures >>>

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01-29-21, 02:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 508
Posted By Elev12k

1978 Zieleman Type Special

Hi all,


I acquired this Zieleman in 2008. It is a 1978 frame. Ko Zieleman was an Amsterdam builder. Ko is the grandpa of sprinter Dylan Groenewegen.


Recently I rebuilt it with 90% the...
11-09-18, 11:57 AM
Replies: 3,529
Views: 889,093
Posted By Elev12k

1989 Peugeot Europe Express ...

1989 Peugeot Europe Express

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11-09-18, 11:45 AM
Replies: 872
Views: 218,039
Posted By Elev12k

It is an ex Panasonic pro team bike. The PR-6000...

It is an ex Panasonic pro team bike. The PR-6000 was also available to the public for 7000 (Dutch) guilders, but this one is ex team. I do know two made it to the US: bikeforums-member and 'Panasonic...
11-08-18, 04:18 PM
Replies: 872
Views: 218,039
Posted By Elev12k

Panasonic PR-6000 ...

Panasonic PR-6000

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11-08-18, 04:07 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 17,024
Posted By Elev12k

Thx!

Thx!
11-08-18, 03:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,920
Posted By Elev12k

Hi, I did buy the 250 and it is okay for me.

Hi,

I did buy the 250 and it is okay for me.
10-09-16, 12:19 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 274,168
Posted By Elev12k

This generation bonded frame uses a 26.8mm...

This generation bonded frame uses a 26.8mm seatpost.
03-18-16, 05:34 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 127,301
Posted By Elev12k

https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1644/24448485052_c1a...

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01-31-16, 10:20 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,913
Posted By Elev12k

Dito.

Dito.
12-28-15, 03:14 PM
Replies: 1,758
Views: 345,204
Posted By Elev12k

Okay. The frame details: They're not easy to...

Okay. The frame details:

They're not easy to identify, but this are Campagnolo 1010 drop outs. The drillings are for weight saving purposes, but more quirky is the back side treatment of the drop...
12-28-15, 11:01 AM
Replies: 1,758
Views: 345,204
Posted By Elev12k

Golden MAFAC: ...

Golden MAFAC:

https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1630/23960408695_8142fec7c8_z.jpg

https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5665/23333632273_7bc323ac95_z.jpg

Golden Philippe:
...
12-25-15, 03:19 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 274,168
Posted By Elev12k

As a (Koga) Miyata afficionado I have been...

As a (Koga) Miyata afficionado I have been interviewed by a mag. Also pics were taken. This is one of them:

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(Koga) Miyata ensemble....
12-25-15, 03:14 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 274,168
Posted By Elev12k

Looks like in very good shape. Isn't the stem a...

Looks like in very good shape. Isn't the stem a bit much outward or is it a special stem?
12-25-15, 04:39 AM
Replies: 1,758
Views: 345,204
Posted By Elev12k

The Simon looks elegant and refined, this...

The Simon looks elegant and refined, this Zieleman I finished yesterday looks 'bling':

https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1631/23332220414_0946127fb9_b.jpg
...
12-24-15, 05:24 PM
Replies: 1,758
Views: 345,204
Posted By Elev12k

Thanks. I suppose Arie Simon built it, but Klaas...

Thanks. I suppose Arie Simon built it, but Klaas Kwantes is also a possibility.

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12-24-15, 05:19 PM
Replies: 1,758
Views: 345,204
Posted By Elev12k

I've cycled to the shop on my PEKA. The shop is...

I've cycled to the shop on my PEKA. The shop is still a bike shop, but no frame building there anymore. From the Zaandam visit:

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5267/5574872370_7eda2055e0_b.jpg
12-23-15, 03:47 AM
Replies: 1,758
Views: 345,204
Posted By Elev12k

Finished my Simon. I bought the bike from a girl...

Finished my Simon. I bought the bike from a girl in Amsterdam about 5 years ago. Back home I disassembled the bike and over the years I cleaned everything and made it shine. Most is original, as how...
05-05-15, 04:22 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,241
Posted By Elev12k

The AB was introduced later (around 80) as...

The AB was introduced later (around 80) as economical alternative for the AA (since early 70s). The AA has a Roto or Cinelli shell and a nicer crown. I think that is pretty much it. Tubing is same.
04-11-15, 07:45 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 13,219
Posted By Elev12k

Bob, That bike in the 1992 catalog is a...

Bob,

That bike in the 1992 catalog is a totally new generation. Lighter, more slooping top tube, monostay etc. Your frame is more like this 1991 TerraRunner Carbolite, apart from that the later is...
04-11-15, 07:41 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 13,219
Posted By Elev12k

Sounds like a 1993 SkyRunner Carbolite. Very...

Sounds like a 1993 SkyRunner Carbolite. Very nice.

http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b179/VintageMiyata/KogaMiyataSkyRunnerCarbolite93C.jpg
04-10-15, 05:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 13,219
Posted By Elev12k

Very nice. Looks like a model for the...

Very nice. Looks like a model for the Scandanavian market. It has toptube routing and a couple other details that puts it later than the 1990 Century. Probably 1991, as in 1992 there arrived a...
04-10-15, 08:53 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 13,219
Posted By Elev12k

Sounds like an early Elevation 10,000. No idea...

Sounds like an early Elevation 10,000. No idea what they are worth in the US, but it is a pretty rare frame and you could make a Greg Herbold replica with it.

H-Ball & his Elevation 10,000 |...
02-06-15, 03:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,361
Posted By Elev12k

Very nice find, Maarten. Great write up.

Very nice find, Maarten. Great write up.
01-31-15, 05:32 AM
Replies: 7,958
Views: 2,364,531
Posted By Elev12k

Project progress: ...

Project progress:

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7501/16115315048_d49a8d4d51_b.jpg
The camera wasn't able to catch the neon colours accurately in sunny daylight. Live the colours are slightly...
12-10-14, 03:54 PM
Replies: 513
Views: 131,337
Posted By Elev12k

Is there a tubing decal? What ends and dropouts?

Is there a tubing decal? What ends and dropouts?
11-02-14, 03:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,280
Posted By Elev12k

It is an etry level road bike model. You can find...

It is an etry level road bike model. You can find it in the catalogs on the Koga website.
10-31-14, 04:54 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,534
Posted By Elev12k

I don't know a full set for an Elevation 8,000 :(

I don't know a full set for an Elevation 8,000 :(
10-31-14, 10:58 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,534
Posted By Elev12k

Very nice, Concordino. Did you polish the ti?

Very nice, Concordino. Did you polish the ti?
10-29-14, 04:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,260
Posted By Elev12k

Gas prices are dropping, but 700km in a PRV...

Gas prices are dropping, but 700km in a PRV engine Volvo is still pretty expensive... I am afraid I am not going.
10-24-14, 03:24 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,910
Posted By Elev12k

Forum member Zieleman once had an interesting...

Forum member Zieleman once had an interesting story on an old bottle simply dissolving in his hands when filled with water. Can't be good.
08-21-14, 02:49 AM
Replies: 1,758
Views: 345,204
Posted By Elev12k

Very nice examples, pullup.

Very nice examples, pullup.
07-23-14, 01:41 PM
Replies: 7,958
Views: 2,364,531
Posted By Elev12k

Awesome. I have weak spot for bonded...

Awesome. I have weak spot for bonded mountainbikes. My 1st proper bike was bonded and they look distinctive, so that is probably why. Unfortunately never encountered the right Litage on the Dutch 2nd...
07-21-14, 01:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 563
Posted By Elev12k

I have their V-brake issue. I like them. Easy to...

I have their V-brake issue. I like them. Easy to set up and great stopping power. And very light because of the ti hardware. I think they predate the Shimano's by a little, but I am not sure.
07-21-14, 02:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,643
Posted By Elev12k

Yes, they will. If they don't stock it, they will...

Yes, they will. If they don't stock it, they will make a new run.
07-17-14, 05:51 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 274,168
Posted By Elev12k

Nice ensemble The later is a frame for the...

Nice ensemble

The later is a frame for the Japanese market?
07-10-14, 03:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,696
Posted By Elev12k

Nice Turbo seat btw

Nice Turbo seat btw
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