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02-16-13, 01:40 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 42,112
Posted By Andycapp

I've been meaning to give an update on the latest...

I've been meaning to give an update on the latest Jr I facilitated and built for a friend. It's the bike on CL I posted a page or two bake. The new owner's dad wanted it powder-coated, so I remove...
02-10-13, 11:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 703
Posted By Andycapp

No pics yet, but I got a small pile of good...

No pics yet, but I got a small pile of good deals. Lilly (my daughter, she was the one rolling around on "heelys") and I had a great time.

Small gloves and a WA state champion jersey for Lilly...
02-03-13, 11:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 703
Posted By Andycapp

Seattle Bike Swap 2013

Who else is going? Anyone up for lunch afterwards again?

https://shop.cascade.org/content/events/seattle-bike-swap

https://www.facebook.com/events/119944664841519/

-Andy
02-02-13, 06:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,031
Posted By Andycapp

Wow, the color is even worse than I thought, It's...

Wow, the color is even worse than I thought, It's an orange bike in real life. The "Coppi" decals are 99% gone, but you can see the un-faded "ghosting" where they once were. The Coppi "head badge"...
02-02-13, 06:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,031
Posted By Andycapp

Here's the pics I promised. Not sure why the...

Here's the pics I promised. Not sure why the color's so off, but I hope they show some of the matching details. My serial is hard to read but looks to be : 00805
296860

296861

296862

296863...
01-31-13, 12:35 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,031
Posted By Andycapp

I'm pretty sure the nut on the brake bridge is...

I'm pretty sure the nut on the brake bridge is not original. No idea of its purpose. I'm still convinced it's a Fiorelli- I'll try to take some better pics of my bike in the next couple of days to...
01-29-13, 08:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,031
Posted By Andycapp

Mine came with very few original parts. The 3ttt...

Mine came with very few original parts. The 3ttt post, Universal 68 calipers and Campagnolo Valentino-Extra shift levers probably are though. As already mentioned above, the cable stop on the down...
01-29-13, 08:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,031
Posted By Andycapp

I have an early '70s Coppi Milano-Sanremo built...

I have an early '70s Coppi Milano-Sanremo built by Fiorelli That looks very similar. Mine has "Coppi" drop outs but other than that, it looks the same. Cable-stops, bottom bracket guides (tube and...
01-15-13, 05:30 PM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 156,947
Posted By Andycapp

Label's printed and it should be on it's way...

Label's printed and it should be on it's way tonight. Tracking # - 9405 5036 9930 0285 2627 58 (https://tools.usps.com/go/TrackConfirmAction!input.action?tLabels=9405503699300285262758).
01-14-13, 04:48 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 9,677
Posted By Andycapp

http://i437.photobucket.com/albums/qq91/andycapp/G...

http://i437.photobucket.com/albums/qq91/andycapp/Guerciotti/Photo417.jpg

'88 Guerciotti GLX - all Chorus, 2nd gen Record brifters/RD. Love this bike. It's gotten a couple changes since this pick...
01-13-13, 10:16 PM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 156,947
Posted By Andycapp

OK, so there's a few goodies in here. Not too...

OK, so there's a few goodies in here. Not too much I need but I found a couple things: an under BB cable guide that may be used on the Jr Roadie project I just started for a friends little guy. And,...
01-13-13, 09:20 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 42,112
Posted By Andycapp

Update: I picked up the above bike today! I'm not...

Update: I picked up the above bike today! I'm not sure of the model but I'm told it's a Schwinn of some sort. It's for one of the kids on our speed skating team. Fits him great too. Dad decided he...
01-12-13, 11:08 PM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 156,947
Posted By Andycapp

Dug up a pair of batteries just to get the...

Dug up a pair of batteries just to get the celebratory post #1000! :thumb: Edit: never mind, I had it already... here's the pic anyhow-
...
01-12-13, 10:46 PM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 156,947
Posted By Andycapp

BOC arrived today ( 1/12/2013 ). Like...

BOC arrived today ( 1/12/2013 ).

Like others have said, not much to get excited about, but that's how it goes. Still love this game and I'll want back in for another round after it makes another...
01-10-13, 12:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 565
Posted By Andycapp

If the money spent puts a smile on your face,...

If the money spent puts a smile on your face, it's not wasted ;) And it's not like you're welding the parts on either- you can always move them over to your next project or even back again. Bikes can...
01-09-13, 11:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 789
Posted By Andycapp

How many shifters do you need on that bike!?! ;) ...

How many shifters do you need on that bike!?! ;)

Looks like a cool evening, always love a live band but I've never tried to get any work done during a show/practice. Looks like you were able to...
01-07-13, 10:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,313
Posted By Andycapp

+1 They don't look too bad, just not quite...

+1 They don't look too bad, just not quite finished ;) Get your self a set of jewelers files to smooth out the insides. Depending on the bits you have for your Dremel you could maybe get a bit closer...
01-03-13, 01:08 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 42,112
Posted By Andycapp

Here's a 20" that popped up on my "local" CL =...

Here's a 20" that popped up on my "local" CL = http://seattle.craigslist.org/tac/bik/3509731258.html

Racing Bike "Kid Size" - $195 (gig harbor)Date: 2013-01-02, 6:26PM PST
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01-01-13, 11:06 PM
Replies: 635
Views: 46,494
Posted By Andycapp

Took the Tommasini out for my "1st ride of the...

Took the Tommasini out for my "1st ride of the year" this afternoon. :)
http://i437.photobucket.com/albums/qq91/andycapp/Tommasini/HPIM0375_zpsaec41d6d.jpg
12-17-12, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 448
Posted By Andycapp

Ah-ha! Didn't Merckx ride for a cold-cut company?...

Ah-ha! Didn't Merckx ride for a cold-cut company? I think we may be on to something here :roflmao2:
12-17-12, 05:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 448
Posted By Andycapp

What is it?! (Cinelli content)

I found this little oddity at the co-op yesterday. At first... well I don't know, just had to have it i only to ask you guys what it is:rolleyes: The black button on top ticks off the numbers and the...
12-12-12, 09:02 PM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 156,947
Posted By Andycapp

Oh, don't be bashful. Here, I'll go first!...

Oh, don't be bashful. Here, I'll go first! (That's me in front ;))

https://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-snc7/318450_247258798660354_616941974_n.jpg
12-12-12, 12:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 322
Posted By Andycapp

:thumb: Nice, I remember talking about how cool...

:thumb: Nice, I remember talking about how cool that would be when we were down there. Cozy little theater surrounded by cool bikes... Not sure when but I'm putting this on my to-do list next time...
12-10-12, 02:18 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,051
Posted By Andycapp

I saw in a movie or read in a book, someone...

I saw in a movie or read in a book, someone remembered riding with Eddy Merckx when he was still an amateur. "You could tell he was an amateur because of his black socks. The black ones didn't get...
12-09-12, 10:42 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 13,019
Posted By Andycapp

My "Tommasini RADAR" had picked up on the hinting...

My "Tommasini RADAR" had picked up on the hinting of this project and I've been waiting :) My Super Prestige is an absolute dream to ride. Taking it out for an "easy" spin doesn't work- the thing...
12-03-12, 03:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 566
Posted By Andycapp

22" wheels on a Jr Olmo: ...

22" wheels on a Jr Olmo:

http://i437.photobucket.com/albums/qq91/andycapp/OLMO/Photo559.jpg
12-03-12, 12:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,658
Posted By Andycapp

This could be done with "just" a fourth axis. Or...

This could be done with "just" a fourth axis. Or a CNC lathe with live tooling, but that's just a 4-axis in a different configuration. It's hard to tell at the angles pictured, but I'm not sure even...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-12, 10:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,566
Posted By Andycapp

You're in luck! If you search "Sidi plate" a...

You're in luck! If you search "Sidi plate" a couple pop up, there's some SPD ones too.
...
11-24-12, 08:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 500
Posted By Andycapp

I knew you guys would figure it out! And even...

I knew you guys would figure it out! And even better, I've got an extra pair of Syncros floating around in a baggy. I could even put it to use if I were to grab it next time I'm out there :)
11-24-12, 06:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 500
Posted By Andycapp

What is it? (Campagnolo widget content)

Went out to the co-op today to get the cable guide for "Veloh" out of their "small Italian bits" drawer. I've seen this a few times in there and I've always wondered what this is. Packaging material?...
11-24-12, 05:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,154
Posted By Andycapp

Good news - They just gave it to me since I'm the...

Good news - They just gave it to me since I'm the only one they know who even knew what it is! And, it even comes in a fancy little bag;)
Bad(?) news - Looks a little different than your pic. Is it...
11-23-12, 01:27 PM
Replies: 907
Views: 166,699
Posted By Andycapp

+1 We like pictures! ;)

+1 We like pictures! ;)
11-23-12, 02:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,154
Posted By Andycapp

Sorry, pretty sure it was just a single one I saw...

Sorry, pretty sure it was just a single one I saw out there. I'll ask though...
11-23-12, 02:16 AM
Replies: 907
Views: 166,699
Posted By Andycapp

Shooting from the hip here: Super Prestige = SLX...

Shooting from the hip here: Super Prestige = SLX , Prestige = SL. No idea on lack of the decal though.

-Andy
11-23-12, 01:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,154
Posted By Andycapp

Are you just missing one? I'm pretty sure there's...

Are you just missing one? I'm pretty sure there's a single one of these living at my local co-op. They're only open weekends but I'm always looking for an excuse to stop by there ;). I could grab it...
11-19-12, 04:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 699
Posted By Andycapp

I'll have to take the Olmo's BB apart to get some...

I'll have to take the Olmo's BB apart to get some measurements for you... The weather really sucks here so I'll be confined to the indoors tonight. Stay tuned... When are we going to see some pics of...
11-18-12, 11:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,743
Posted By Andycapp

Nice work, Alex. Very inspirational. I've got two...

Nice work, Alex. Very inspirational. I've got two wall hooks that need to be replaced with something nicer and sturdier... So, I was going to ask how the carving was done, but it's been answered....
11-17-12, 10:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,806
Posted By Andycapp

^ there's that "great minds" thing...

^ there's that "great minds" thing again;)
11-17-12, 10:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,806
Posted By Andycapp

Love me some McMaster-Carr...

Love me some McMaster-Carr http://www.mcmaster.com/#standard-aluminum-sheets/=k7mfon
11-17-12, 09:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,806
Posted By Andycapp

^ :thumb: I like the mirror idea!

^ :thumb: I like the mirror idea!
11-17-12, 09:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,806
Posted By Andycapp

While they are out there m10 x 1 isn't the...

While they are out there m10 x 1 isn't the "standard", so they'll be pricey and selection kinda sucks. How about just buying a 9mm drill and a m10 x 1 tap? I'm picturing a piece of aluminium (you...
11-13-12, 12:01 AM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 156,947
Posted By Andycapp

Thank you. No worries, I'm patient...

Thank you. No worries, I'm patient...
11-11-12, 11:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,279
Posted By Andycapp

:thumb: We need a "show me your lathe/bridgeport"...

:thumb: We need a "show me your lathe/bridgeport" thread;)
11-09-12, 10:10 PM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 156,947
Posted By Andycapp

Too early for me to get in line for another...

Too early for me to get in line for another round? "Crap's" piling up around here again. Looks like most of what I put in there has been grabbed up already. It's cool seeing stuff we cant use being...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-12, 06:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,118
Posted By Andycapp

Look at C/V bikes, mostly in Europe though. There...

Look at C/V bikes, mostly in Europe though. There was a 20" Bianchi on E-Bay recently, they do pop up from time to time. Check this thread for more info:...
11-05-12, 03:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 717
Posted By Andycapp

Hmmm, how about a "42" in a square, printed logo?...

Hmmm, how about a "42" in a square, printed logo? '88?
10-29-12, 01:11 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 42,112
Posted By Andycapp

^:thumb: Can't wait for pics! This ebay...

^:thumb: Can't wait for pics!

This ebay seller has three Jrs up right now. A 20" Bianchi, a 22" Coppi, and a 24" Hermann.
...
10-28-12, 05:14 PM
Replies: 907
Views: 166,699
Posted By Andycapp

That head badge has me curious... Switzerland?...

That head badge has me curious... Switzerland? What's the story there? Don't know if it's a Tommasini or not, but I will say it looks like a nice bike. $250 might not be too bad for it and if it is a...
10-27-12, 07:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,187
Posted By Andycapp

Nice bikes. Here's my '95 AL550. Picked it up at...

Nice bikes. Here's my '95 AL550. Picked it up at yard sale last summer. It was in pieces, had a mis-mash of parts and an extra set of wheels. A little bit of work and some new brake levers and...
10-26-12, 12:17 AM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 156,947
Posted By Andycapp

Looks like your cassette is still in there....

Looks like your cassette is still in there. That's the freewheel I threw in. Kinda cool too, strait blockish for the four high gears and a couple "bailouts".

Love this game. We'll see how it goes...
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