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10-29-22, 04:15 PM
10-24-22, 02:05 PM
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Views: 249
Posted By old_dreams

https://www.adverts.ie/bikes/donnay-carbon-monoque...

https://www.adverts.ie/bikes/donnay-carbon-monoque-race-bike/1305915
06-08-22, 04:53 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,119
Posted By old_dreams

I'm with you Steve. I've come close to buying a...

I'm with you Steve.
I've come close to buying a Merckx a few times but something (not me or my other half) always got in the way.
There's only 1 more bike I still have a real hankering after and...
02-16-21, 01:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,073
Posted By old_dreams

There's a good chance that rust penetrates...

There's a good chance that rust penetrates further under the paint than what can be seen with the eye. I think I would be carefully picking away at the edges removing tiny bits of paint to see how...
11-16-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,292
Posted By old_dreams

You're very welcome. In my case I found...

You're very welcome.

In my case I found taking out the circlip a little tricky even with a circlip pliers. It was just a very tight fit. My bearings were fine so I just cleaned and repacked them...
11-15-20, 05:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,292
Posted By old_dreams

I have just replaced bearings on a Campy 9/10/11...

I have just replaced bearings on a Campy 9/10/11 speed freehub but looks same design. Bearing goes in first, then the circlip is fitted to keep that bearing in. Then spacer, then outer bearing.

I...
11-15-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 494
Posted By old_dreams

Just updating this to clarify something. The...

Just updating this to clarify something. The issue was not compatibility. There are numerous accounts of people using Campy 11 speed cassettes with Shimano 11 speed and vice versa. I got my hands on...
11-02-20, 05:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 494
Posted By old_dreams

Finally I think it's figured out. Thanks Andrew....

Finally I think it's figured out. Thanks Andrew. This Campagnolo cassette is not compatible on my setup with DA 11 speed chain.

The biggest 6 sprockets are in two groups of three. 17-19-21 and...
11-01-20, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 494
Posted By old_dreams

The indexing is spot on, super smooth shifting....

The indexing is spot on, super smooth shifting. Yes on the 8 speed I just set it on one cog and didn't shift. I left the RD in the same position as I was using on the 11 speed.

You're correct in...
11-01-20, 07:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 494
Posted By old_dreams

Clean Freehub Slipping - Can't Figure It Out

Hi all,

So I just upgraded my complete drive train to 11 speed DA. Almost new condition and bought a new 11 speed DA chain. Was running Centaur 10 speed. I will probably soon upgrade the wheelset...
09-24-20, 03:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,083
Posted By old_dreams

This guy used a signwriter with pretty terrific...

This guy used a signwriter with pretty terrific results on his Montello. May not be an option for you if you are going for a full respray.

Pinarello Montello : Aqua Blue Cromovelato - final on...
09-05-20, 07:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,572
Posted By old_dreams

Thatís not a deal. This is a deal. ...

Thatís not a deal.

This is a deal.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/293701344070

Gone in < 45 minutes for £150. And seller might be able to recover the outlay by selling off the parts.
...
08-15-20, 04:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,572
Posted By old_dreams

The red/yellow/black was offered beyond 1983 if...

The red/yellow/black was offered beyond 1983 if you wanted it. It was so popular that people did look for this in the panasonic era and it might be possible (although unlikely) to find original paint...
08-13-20, 06:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,572
Posted By old_dreams

On a 531 frame you might have been able to roll...

On a 531 frame you might have been able to roll it out and possibly use some techniques to pull it out. I'm no frame repair expert. I know however that 753 is a different beast altogether. I did some...
08-13-20, 02:07 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,572
Posted By old_dreams

Thatís an easy pass. A hard pass is what I...

Thatís an easy pass.

A hard pass is what I did a month ago.

At midnight I found an Ilkeston 753 frame in team colours delivered to my door for less than Ä250. I hovered over the BIN button but...
07-28-20, 02:12 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,002
Posted By old_dreams

These have been reported to fit correctly. Seller...

These have been reported to fit correctly. Seller supplies two sizes (6 rivets) in the order but I expect one of the sizes will work for you.
...
07-27-20, 05:45 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,436
Posted By old_dreams

How about a mint Merckx with full Superbe Pro...

How about a mint Merckx with full Superbe Pro also mint for less than $500. Seller said he would not ship but then told me he was really surprised when he only got one bid
07-15-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,033
Posted By old_dreams

Did you try following the advice in the thread.

Did you try following the advice in the thread.
07-07-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,002
Posted By old_dreams

Came across this just now and thought it would...

Came across this just now and thought it would fit well in this thread

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=krLg_bTMtAg
07-06-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,948
Posted By old_dreams

Perhaps an SBDU randonneur ...

Perhaps an SBDU randonneur

https://raleigh-sb4059.com/2015/11/07/ti-raleigh-sbdu-ilkeston-randonneur-reynolds-753-sb7657-1985/

but good luck finding one!
06-20-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,571
Posted By old_dreams

It could be a photo effect depending on the light...

It could be a photo effect depending on the light but my guess is that is a different colour. Looks more green to me.

What do you think of RAL5021

Edit: The colour of the Professional looks to...
06-19-20, 10:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,571
Posted By old_dreams

That is a beautiful colour on the Atala. Let us...

That is a beautiful colour on the Atala. Let us know if you do find a match. I suggest you take the photo to an auto paint shop where they paint cars. Those guys have well trained eyes I imagine.
...
06-18-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,002
Posted By old_dreams

The guy who owns this website has performed...

The guy who owns this website has performed probably the most detailed evaluation from analysis of more than 800 SBDU frames. The size, type and placement of decals changed over the years, including...
03-10-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,311
Posted By old_dreams

Another option, depending on the blue. ...

Another option, depending on the blue.

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/970x647/10_jpw_tourer_8_6c4e919f7e994a21d267b650db1570e30366b6d1.jpg
09-16-19, 01:39 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,820
Posted By old_dreams

+1 Beautiful frame too

+1

Beautiful frame too
08-18-19, 06:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,725
Posted By old_dreams

If this Zeus had been a bit bigger I probably...

If this Zeus had been a bit bigger I probably would have picked it up when it came up for sale a few years ago. Complete Zeus groupset. In pristine condition.

circa 1984 I think
...
03-20-19, 05:42 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 9,247
Posted By old_dreams

+1. The important thing is to get out of the car...

+1. The important thing is to get out of the car and on to a bike.

I have several steel bikes and one CF. Love riding them all.
03-20-19, 04:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,197
Posted By old_dreams

My dad bought one of those for my brother more...

My dad bought one of those for my brother more than 40 years ago. It's still in the family somewhere but the last time I saw it it looked a lot worse than the OP pics.
12-09-18, 04:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,332
Posted By old_dreams

You must have been an especially good boy this...

You must have been an especially good boy this year.

That track is stunning.
11-02-18, 05:01 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 14,214
Posted By old_dreams

I took a 95 Record hub apart last year. Looks...

I took a 95 Record hub apart last year. Looks same as the diagram you posted. Had no problem getting the cartridge bearings out. Can't remember how I did it but I didn't have to force anything.
...
10-29-18, 05:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,599
Posted By old_dreams

From what I've read I'm led to believe his first...

From what I've read I'm led to believe his first name was Norman.
02-26-18, 02:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,583
Posted By old_dreams

Have you checked the rear dropout width &...

Have you checked the rear dropout width & alignment & the derailleur hanger alignment.
02-21-18, 05:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 12,393
Posted By old_dreams

I just bought a long Tektro bolt off ebay for...

I just bought a long Tektro bolt off ebay for about £5. It could be the same as this one below and his explanation is how I remember doing it. I usually save the full details of all this stuff on my...
02-21-18, 03:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 12,393
Posted By old_dreams

Did you see my post above and link. I got it to...

Did you see my post above and link. I got it to work fine with Record 95 brakes.
02-12-18, 04:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,443
Posted By old_dreams

Nice bit of searching there. It's almost...

Nice bit of searching there. It's almost impossible to find these cones at reasonable prices and a second hand hub is often a better buy (if not worn out).

Interesting that neither of the ebay...
05-21-17, 04:35 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,290
Posted By old_dreams

In my case the bike was bought from a german...

In my case the bike was bought from a german national living in Germany who bought the bike new when he was in his teens. Hence my efforts to locate it in a German catalogue. The OPs bike of course...
05-21-17, 02:42 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,290
Posted By old_dreams

It does indeed. Makes mine a Feb 1980 build. So...

It does indeed. Makes mine a Feb 1980 build. So thanks for starting this thread and thanks also francophile.

The photo you linked above is the Pro 10 model. The model listed above it on the right...
05-20-17, 04:06 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,290
Posted By old_dreams

I bought mine from German ebay from original...

I bought mine from German ebay from original owner. But I wouldn't be surprised if they had similar if not identical models across different markets.
05-20-17, 11:16 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,290
Posted By old_dreams

Hi, Pretty sure I have the same bike, frame...

Hi,

Pretty sure I have the same bike, frame looks identical, same colour. However mine came with most of the original components. I dated it as 1981 based on the catalogues I could find. The...
04-19-17, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 803
Posted By old_dreams

On the ascent is some of the difference possibly...

On the ascent is some of the difference possibly down to gear ratio differences between the 2 bikes. I'd be interested in seeing the times.

I have a PB of 9.59 on one 2 mile climb I used to do...
04-18-17, 05:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,896
Posted By old_dreams

That B&M light is a dynamo light, is it not?

That B&M light is a dynamo light, is it not?
04-04-17, 01:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,340
Posted By old_dreams

Original Paint & Box Lining. ...

Original Paint & Box Lining.


https://c1.staticflickr.com/7/6051/6333011344_359441bf61_b.jpg
03-20-17, 04:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 848
Posted By old_dreams

Just tap out that pin that the lever pivots on...

Just tap out that pin that the lever pivots on using a hammer and punch. It should come out without too much force. Tap back in when replacing with new lever.
03-17-17, 06:22 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 49,753
Posted By old_dreams

Very nice. Good choice on the decals.:thumb:

Very nice. Good choice on the decals.:thumb:
02-25-17, 09:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,380
Posted By old_dreams

Thought I had seen a similar seatstay cap before....

Thought I had seen a similar seatstay cap before.

SB461

SB107
02-24-17, 04:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,380
Posted By old_dreams

You should join the yahoo raleigh ti group forum...

You should join the yahoo raleigh ti group forum and post the question there. They will know more than most posting here. Mike Mullett who was manager at Ilkeston for a period still posts there.
...
01-13-17, 01:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 13,197
Posted By old_dreams

Thanks for the feedback folks. That helps a lot...

Thanks for the feedback folks. That helps a lot with the obsession!

The frame colour is somewhat like the pic below, maybe a bit lighter. Black, brown or honey would go fine with it I reckon. It's...
01-13-17, 08:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 13,197
Posted By old_dreams

Brooks Saddle Colour Choice

I'm going to make a first purchase on a new Brooks saddle. Prices are pretty good now compared to a year or so ago.


I'm leaning towards a Swift, purely based on looks I'll admit.


I like...
07-30-16, 05:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,611
Posted By old_dreams

Thanks for posting the photos. I knew (mostly...

Thanks for posting the photos. I knew (mostly from threads on here) that the Dutch made/make some terrific bikes but I had no idea about the variety of different marks.
06-15-16, 03:30 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 16,774
Posted By old_dreams

That is one hell of a powder job. Hard to tell...

That is one hell of a powder job. Hard to tell the difference to paint.
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