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09-05-20, 09:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 877
Posted By scozim

Maybe not completely modern/newer but dual pivot...

Maybe not completely modern/newer but dual pivot brakes. I didn't really care about them until I put a set on one of my Gitanes and decided it was time to slowly upgrade the rest of the fleet after...
08-31-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 16,070
Views: 1,667,501
Posted By scozim

This is in the Naneum State Forest NE of...

This is in the Naneum State Forest NE of Ellensburg
08-30-20, 08:50 PM
Replies: 16,070
Views: 1,667,501
Posted By scozim

Took the Klein Pulse Comp climbing for a couple...

Took the Klein Pulse Comp climbing for a couple of hours today.
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08-27-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,060
Posted By scozim

As one from the rural PNW I can't relate to the...

As one from the rural PNW I can't relate to the flat lands or city riding. I'm so used the variation you find here between mountains, hills, farm country, miles and miles of back roads, paved MUP's,...
08-26-20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 880
Posted By scozim

Her comments: "that's a hoarder and, yes, you...

Her comments: "that's a hoarder and, yes, you have a problem."
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08-26-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 880
Posted By scozim

I don't feel so bad - I should show my wife this

I saw this in a Peugeot Facebook page. I should show this to my wife so she can realize my stable of 14 isn't so bad. :) Those Wolber disc wheels are kind of cool...
08-24-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 990
Posted By scozim

I have some 1.75" Forte's that I'll use on the...

I have some 1.75" Forte's that I'll use on the Trek 950 once in awhile. Grip is ok. The knobbies are on it in this photo.

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08-24-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 990
Posted By scozim

There wasn't much in that section. That part was...

There wasn't much in that section. That part was covered with the thick, new gravel laid by road crews. From what I remember there was some washboard on the way up the hill just in front of us -...
08-23-20, 01:33 PM
Replies: 16,070
Views: 1,667,501
Posted By scozim

Nice quiet Sunday ride today - no wind which is a...

Nice quiet Sunday ride today - no wind which is a rarity around here. 2nd cutting of hay is underway
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08-21-20, 07:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 850
Posted By scozim

Probably will never know exactly what happened. ...

Probably will never know exactly what happened. Chain was a brand new KMC.
08-20-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 850
Posted By scozim

Thanks Brent. I took some photos this morning. As...

Thanks Brent. I took some photos this morning. As I told Drillium Dude last night about 1.5 miles before this I had noticed the chain seeming to have more bounce than normal in my shadow. I kept...
08-19-20, 10:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 850
Posted By scozim

Derailleur hanger appears to be ok - just a...

Derailleur hanger appears to be ok - just a little chipped paint in a couple of spots.
08-19-20, 08:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 850
Posted By scozim

Pivot bolt is probably not correct phrasing - at...

Pivot bolt is probably not correct phrasing - at least for most derailleurs. To tell you the truth I'm not sure exactly what broke. When I was on the road and frustrated I was thinking it looked to...
08-19-20, 08:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 850
Posted By scozim

Can't disagree with you there. Broke one spoke...

Can't disagree with you there. Broke one spoke and bent another. The rest appear fine
08-19-20, 07:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 850
Posted By scozim

That's a first for a failure

Finally took the Rodriguez out for a shakedown ride tonight. I had noticed the derailleur seemed to be a little loose in picking up chain slack in the small chain ring when putting the chain on. ...
08-17-20, 08:21 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,902
Posted By scozim

Been a couple of weeks. The bike has cleaned up...

Been a couple of weeks. The bike has cleaned up well. I slapped on some cheap Performance Forte Strada 700X25 tires but will eventually go to tubulars with Continental Sprinter Gatorskins. Swapped...
08-11-20, 08:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 495
Posted By scozim

Brooks Professional/Campagnolo Chorus pedals

Sold - Brooks Professional saddle - $65 shipped CONUS ($55 local pick up)

Sold - Pedals I believe are Campagnolo Chorus. Toe clips and straps are in good shape. One dust cap is a little buggered...
08-10-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,902
Posted By scozim

It wasn't a steal. But it was a fair price

It wasn't a steal. But it was a fair price
08-10-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,902
Posted By scozim

My best guess is Columbus SL at this time after...

My best guess is Columbus SL at this time after hearing back from the builder that they used a lot of Columbus during that time frame. Just would be metric based.
08-09-20, 09:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,391
Posted By scozim

Very cool - what are the components?

Very cool - what are the components?
08-09-20, 12:58 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,902
Posted By scozim

Yep, why wait for insulation and drywall before...

Yep, why wait for insulation and drywall before using it. Just have to sit next to the wall that blocks the wind.
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08-09-20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,902
Posted By scozim

I have 4 full hubcaps for the 65 that I have...

I have 4 full hubcaps for the 65 that I have repainted. The contractor is going to give me 4 Ford wheels that I can use to put them on. I have a 331 stroker in the car now and I'm not planning on...
08-08-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,902
Posted By scozim

Currently has 170's. I thought about 165's but...

Currently has 170's. I thought about 165's but those might be tough to get in Campagnolo.

It's cleaning up nicely despite the anodizing issues with the large chainring. Maybe that's because the...
08-08-20, 07:53 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,902
Posted By scozim

Nope - only 1

Nope - only 1
08-07-20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,902
Posted By scozim

:) The comment today was "now you need to start...

:) The comment today was "now you need to start selling bikes". Probably be more like parts. But, I do need to shrink the fleet a little.
08-07-20, 05:07 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,902
Posted By scozim

Not snarky at all. The post is at the limit...

Not snarky at all.

The post is at the limit line for insertion into the seat tube. I suspect it's because of the aero section on the post being thinner that it was designed not to go lower than...
08-07-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,902
Posted By scozim

Got an email back from Dan at R & E Cycles. ...

Got an email back from Dan at R & E Cycles. Their records don't go back far enough to give me specifics on the build. Serial number I found was #709...
08-07-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,902
Posted By scozim

Agreed, I have a beat up Avocet O2 Air 40R I...

Agreed, I have a beat up Avocet O2 Air 40R I could put on it. I'll use my go to original Sampson Stratics pedals on it. Problem is the aero post is at the line limit for height.
08-07-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,902
Posted By scozim

I'll ride it with the lower seat post and enjoy...

I'll ride it with the lower seat post and enjoy it for sure. It needs some work so I'm sure I'll be a little anxious to get it out on the road.
08-07-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,902
Posted By scozim

Just did a wipe down this morning and put on a...

Just did a wipe down this morning and put on a Bernard Hinault Turbo saddle. Definitely right at the top end of what I can ride (55.5 c to c on the seat tube). Will need to swap out the aero seat...
08-07-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,902
Posted By scozim

Pulled the seat post out today and it's 26.6. ...

Pulled the seat post out today and it's 26.6. There's no tubing stickers so that's going to be fun to figure out.
08-07-20, 12:49 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,902
Posted By scozim

Frankly, I donít know the difference between TIG...

Frankly, I donít know the difference between TIG welds and filet braze because everything I have except the Klein in a couple of the photos is lugged. Just ignorance on my part.

Iím hoping I can...
08-07-20, 12:20 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,902
Posted By scozim

Gees - I really need to earn the focus point of...

Gees - I really need to earn the focus point of this camera
08-07-20, 12:19 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,902
Posted By scozim

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08-07-20, 12:15 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,902
Posted By scozim

Yard/estate sale part 2 - custom bike

I posted about the yard/estate sale buy from this past weekend (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1209172-first-good-yard-sale-find-couple-questions.html) that was really like a swap meet....
08-04-20, 12:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 363
Posted By scozim

These lower end French bikes can be a pretty...

These lower end French bikes can be a pretty comfortable ride. Especially with a few upgrades in parts.
08-03-20, 10:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,139
Posted By scozim

Possibly - I'll keep you in mind if I don't

Possibly - I'll keep you in mind if I don't
08-02-20, 10:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,139
Posted By scozim

My bad - what was I thinking? Here's one from the...

My bad - what was I thinking? Here's one from the for sale ad. Had a matching color Zefal frame pump too.

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08-02-20, 08:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,139
Posted By scozim

I'm at N=13 so far. Probably half are tubular...

I'm at N=13 so far. Probably half are tubular equipped. If I get my way N+1 will happen with one of the bikes they had left. Just need to find out if they still have it. Not a complete grail...
08-02-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,139
Posted By scozim

Done that with the PX10 and Gitane Olympic. :) ...

Done that with the PX10 and Gitane Olympic. :) The PL8 is just a mess around, don't go anywhere real fast bike that is comfortable to ride. The tubulars just lighten it up and make it a little more...
08-02-20, 05:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,139
Posted By scozim

Yep - found the Montlery stamp on the rim as I...

Yep - found the Montlery stamp on the rim as I started cleaning it up.
08-02-20, 05:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,139
Posted By scozim

At least one is English thread. Will look at the...

At least one is English thread. Will look at the others when I can move all the stuff into my new shop. My hope is to get the rims rebuilt with new, shiny spokes after a thorough cleaning and put...
08-02-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,139
Posted By scozim

That was my guess - just wasn't too sure.

That was my guess - just wasn't too sure.
08-02-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,139
Posted By scozim

That would make perfect sense since they had ...

That would make perfect sense since they had Rodriquez tandem there for sale. Thanks
08-02-20, 02:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,139
Posted By scozim

Here's the two parts I'm not sure about ...

Here's the two parts I'm not sure about


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08-02-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,139
Posted By scozim

First good yard sale find - and a couple of questions

Roger M scored an early 70's Gitane Tour de France yesterday at a yard sale in the Seattle area and then clued me in on a bunch of parts still there (including a tubular wheelset and freewheels)....
07-15-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,017
Posted By scozim

If you've got the serial number try emailing...

If you've got the serial number try emailing Spectrum/Tom Kellogg to get details. I did that with my dad's 1989 Spectrum titanium and they provided specs and date on the build and the LBS it was...
07-07-20, 08:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 496
Posted By scozim

My thoughts too - look like brake adjustment...

My thoughts too - look like brake adjustment screws
07-02-20, 09:19 PM
Replies: 16,070
Views: 1,667,501
Posted By scozim

6th straight day of crazy wind. Sure glad I...

6th straight day of crazy wind. Sure glad I squeezed myself into the storage unit and pulled the Klein mtb out. Got 3 great rides in this week. Today was a flat ride on a portion of the Iron Horse...
06-21-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 550
Posted By scozim

Yes, definitely a lot of info. I found it more...

Yes, definitely a lot of info. I found it more interesting to see what the original specs for components were.
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