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09-24-20, 09:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 445
Posted By CV-6

I think I am glad this bike is not in my sweet...

I think I am glad this bike is not in my sweet spot for size.
09-22-20, 07:03 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,840
Posted By CV-6

Something like this worked very well for me...

Something like this worked very well for me removing a dent from one of my projects. The socket served as a slide hammer to remove the implement.
...
09-21-20, 10:27 PM
Replies: 6,537
Views: 588,368
Posted By CV-6

And Mafac 2000 gold calipers. ...

And Mafac 2000 gold calipers.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50370503067_225a39cdcc_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jK4ZFr)Simplex Gold (https://flic.kr/p/2jK4ZFr) by L Travers...
09-21-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 398
Posted By CV-6

Broken? Maybe. Certainly not working as...

Broken? Maybe. Certainly not working as designed. Maybe installation error? Don't know what the error could be, though.
09-20-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 336
Posted By CV-6

Looking the DS spindle, the shoulders are even...

Looking the DS spindle, the shoulders are even with the facing of the cup. Are you dry fitting. I am thinking if you install BB, Tightening the NDS side will push the BB itself into the DS cup and...
09-19-20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 1,745
Views: 301,557
Posted By CV-6

Dutch, Belgian. It's all good.

Dutch, Belgian. It's all good.
09-19-20, 07:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 407
Posted By CV-6

No. But music plays in my head. Usually...

No. But music plays in my head. Usually something with a fast beat.
09-19-20, 07:55 PM
Replies: 1,783
Views: 165,817
Posted By CV-6

On the wheel tubular repair. Pics don't show. ...

On the wheel tubular repair. Pics don't show.

https://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/516970-wheel-tubular-tire-repair.html
09-19-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 229
Posted By CV-6

Welcome back Jan.

Welcome back Jan.
09-19-20, 02:26 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,033
Posted By CV-6

Your bike deserves a new thread of its own.

Your bike deserves a new thread of its own.
09-17-20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 520
Posted By CV-6

Congrats on the ride. You aren't kidding about...

Congrats on the ride. You aren't kidding about the trail past Grafton. I did that segment on 42-24 gearing. It was a grind. Sometime you should take the Grafton Ferry over to St Charles county. ...
09-17-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 16,122
Views: 1,673,013
Posted By CV-6

Fifteen miles on a breezy day. Lemond TSX. ...

Fifteen miles on a breezy day. Lemond TSX.


https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1143/lemond_tsx_21438de08c16b560693e15f274c830a42d1deddd.jpg
09-16-20, 08:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 516
Posted By CV-6

I know you are serious. I did a lot of looking...

I know you are serious. I did a lot of looking on the net and orange was suggested.



No idea what caused the damage. It's about the width of a chain.
09-16-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 516
Posted By CV-6

You bet. ...

You bet.




https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/500x376/ebay_photo_ouch_21bcf727c2d660654baf310bf77bac229bf0fae1.jpg

And below is a sale photo that is closer to the correct...
09-16-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 516
Posted By CV-6

Paint chips is a good idea. Have to go by the...

Paint chips is a good idea. Have to go by the hardware store today anyway, Thanks
09-16-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 516
Posted By CV-6

What you cannot see, or maybe you can if you look...

What you cannot see, or maybe you can if you look closely at the photo, is the bike already had a DT panel. Original paint on this frame was for Abel Borne, a shop brand. And I would love to...
09-16-20, 07:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 516
Posted By CV-6

Thanks for the feedback so far. As for not...

Thanks for the feedback so far.

As for not finishing. Frame has a damaged chain stay and cannot be ridden. Chrome is also shot on the socks. Otherwise there would be no need to refinish.
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09-15-20, 09:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 516
Posted By CV-6

Your chance to influence a refinish.

This is the subject:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50013957836_df56f08a19_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jcyBcS)Bernard Carré/Abel Borne 1 (https://flic.kr/p/2jcyBcS) by L Travers...
09-13-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 323
Posted By CV-6

I think your girlfriend is a keeper. :)

I think your girlfriend is a keeper. :)
09-12-20, 10:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 365
Posted By CV-6

Quite common to have it happen.

Quite common to have it happen.
09-11-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 3,254
Views: 727,286
Posted By CV-6

I think I have been remiss in sharing this. This...

I think I have been remiss in sharing this. This is a true barn find, one of two. I bought this and the frame from the other from Mike Fraysse. The other frame is really rough. This one took...
09-11-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 3,254
Views: 727,286
Posted By CV-6

Good to see them put to use. Sharp looking steed.

Good to see them put to use. Sharp looking steed.
09-09-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 753
Views: 203,758
Posted By CV-6

47/40/28, 14-28 seven speed. Frame appeared...

47/40/28, 14-28 seven speed.

Frame appeared in its own thread. Started as a tribute bike based on a Carré frame. Found the real deal, so changed it up to a 650B using parts from the tandem that...
09-04-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 411
Posted By CV-6

Ach soooo. Veeery interesting. Thanks. ...

Ach soooo. Veeery interesting. Thanks. Learned something. Cool.
09-03-20, 11:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 411
Posted By CV-6

I don't think I have ever seen inner ring...

I don't think I have ever seen inner ring protectors like those. I cannot figure their function. Must be my old brain.
09-03-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 427
Posted By CV-6

^^^ This. Particularly the fit should be snug...

^^^ This. Particularly the fit should be snug inflated or not.
09-03-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 753
Views: 203,758
Posted By CV-6

Final configuration. ...

Final configuration.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49943399516_85b9af7465_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2j6jYF7)Carré Sauvage Lejeune (https://flic.kr/p/2j6jYF7) by L Travers...
08-29-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 504
Posted By CV-6

Divest? As in the Coppi? LOL. Says the...

Divest? As in the Coppi? LOL.

Says the guy who has bought four frames so far this year. Had the Coppi not had the carbon fork, I might have splurged on it. For some reason I am jonesing for a...
08-24-20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,339
Posted By CV-6

These are my designated gravel bikes ...

These are my designated gravel bikes

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50043952776_2b54ba1cd0_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jfdkE1)Dirty Bike (https://flic.kr/p/2jfdkE1) by L Travers...
08-21-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 691
Posted By CV-6

Notice the derailleur hanger has been...

Notice the derailleur hanger has been "touched"?
08-21-20, 12:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 691
Posted By CV-6

Nice score. You will like the ride.

Nice score. You will like the ride.
08-18-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 220
Posted By CV-6

Raleigh Pro 531 fork

Raleigh Professional Mk V 531 fork with 230mm steerer. Threads in VG condition. See photos for details (https://www.flickr.com/photos/cv-6enterprises/?). $110 shipped in CONUS. Offers...
08-17-20, 07:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 666
Posted By CV-6

Be aware you cannot paint a bike with chrome. ...

Be aware you cannot paint a bike with chrome. Chroming is a process that can be expensive if done right. AFA color combos, take a look at pics of chrome bikes and see what appeals to you. Chrome...
08-15-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 1,783
Views: 165,817
Posted By CV-6

Today riding FMB Paris-Roubaix 25mm at 85 front...

Today riding FMB Paris-Roubaix 25mm at 85 front and rear. I weigh 225 lb. I know experts are recommending lower pressure for the front, but when you brake, your weight shifts forward.
08-14-20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 4,359
Posted By CV-6

VF1000 isn't it? Friend had one. Used to get on...

VF1000 isn't it? Friend had one. Used to get on the interstate here going home each night and just fly. State trooper caught up to him at a light, showed him his radar at 137MPH. Said he wasn't going...
08-14-20, 12:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,227
Posted By CV-6

If there is doubt, then it is not your grail.

If there is doubt, then it is not your grail.
08-09-20, 11:16 PM
Replies: 1,783
Views: 165,817
Posted By CV-6

This has to be used with CaffeLatex already in...

This has to be used with CaffeLatex already in the tube. It will not work by itself.
08-09-20, 11:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,406
Posted By CV-6

What to do? Ride it. If you like it...

What to do?

Ride it. If you like it enough,you keep it. If not, you sell it so someone else can enjoy it.
08-06-20, 09:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 233
Posted By CV-6

FS: Aero Gran Compe Black Brake Levers

Aero Gran Compe Black Brake Levers. Good overall. Hoods excellent. $35 OBO shipped CONUS

...
08-06-20, 09:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 193
Posted By CV-6

FS: Modolo Speedy Black Calipers

A mismatched set of Modolo Speedy black calipers. Pads have some life left. $50 OBO shipped in CONUS.

...
08-06-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 132
Posted By CV-6

A Bertin C35 of a Different Color...so to speak.

I have a soft spot for Bertin for some reason. I have read most of BertinJim's site. And I knew that there is a connection between Bernard Carré and Bertin. Seems there was a fire in the Bertin...
08-03-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 386
Posted By CV-6

I have the rear derailleur. Still looking for...

I have the rear derailleur. Still looking for front and appropriate shift levers.
08-02-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 386
Posted By CV-6

@francophile Thanks, but too new for what...

@francophile


Thanks, but too new for what I am wanting to do.
08-02-20, 02:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,169
Posted By CV-6

The bottom pics look to be covers for stubs...

The bottom pics look to be covers for stubs sometimes used on stoker bars for tandems. Used in lieu of an actual brake lever.

You can see them in the photo below.
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08-02-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 386
Posted By CV-6

WTB: Huret Challenger I

Got a project that I want to be a little different. Looking for Huret Challenger I derailleur set. Front, rear derailleurs and DT shifters. Bonus if the RD has a claw.
07-30-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 627
Posted By CV-6

Sold pending receipt of payment.

Sold pending receipt of payment.
07-29-20, 09:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 627
Posted By CV-6

A member asked for more details on the damage to...

A member asked for more details on the damage to the frame and how it was repaired. The DS drop was pushed partially closed. After consulting two local frame builders who recommended looking for a...
07-29-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 627
Posted By CV-6

74 Raleigh Pro Frame and Fork 21in

Time for this to move on. 74 Raleigh Pro in the less common silver and black, A9472 in the 21 inch CTC size. This is for the frame, fork, Campag bottom bracket, Campag headset. This bike is not...
07-24-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 582
Posted By CV-6

Dent in TT. Not major. Franklin Frame says it...

Dent in TT. Not major. Franklin Frame says it is no issue structurally and can be easily repaired. TT will get matched and resprayed. Refund from seller just about covers it.
07-24-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,033
Posted By CV-6

Liquid Nails. Used on a pair of Duegis 10 years...

Liquid Nails. Used on a pair of Duegis 10 years ago. Still going strong.
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