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05-24-19, 08:40 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,182
Posted By repechage

Not quite, Best Mafac's have your brazed-on...

Not quite, Best Mafac's have your brazed-on mounts. Yes, copies of the French constructeurs but it works.
05-23-19, 08:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 484
Posted By repechage

We live in so much danger. I verified gravity...

We live in so much danger. I verified gravity about three weeks ago, lady in a Jag jumped in front of me from a biz district driveway...
Just enough time to roll my shoulder to help save the...
05-20-19, 06:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,874
Posted By repechage

As to the '73 Nishiki, it was an outgrowth of the...

As to the '73 Nishiki, it was an outgrowth of the desire of Westcoast Cycle Supply to create a line for the American market. They brought in Leonard Hearst, owner of Hans Ohrt bicycles in Beverly...
05-20-19, 02:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,078
Posted By repechage

Someone set him straight as to the decade of the...

Someone set him straight as to the decade of the bike...it has been "upgraded"... 50" very early 60's for the frame?
Should have found a bike that took 700c to begin with as any racer in the "20's"...
05-18-19, 02:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 384
Posted By repechage

We referred to them as "comfort levers" to our...

We referred to them as "comfort levers" to our customers. Advising that the best braking power and modulation was from the drops.
The Style of the day was to own a "ten speed", showing the basic...
05-12-19, 11:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 520
Posted By repechage

Sanshin of Japan made welded aluminum hubs that...

Sanshin of Japan made welded aluminum hubs that looked like they were machined. Smart process, the two halves were spin welded (friction welded) together.
05-04-19, 09:10 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,542
Posted By repechage

Similar to- I found $500 on the street but left...

Similar to- I found $500 on the street but left it there as it was too much trouble to pick it up.
04-29-19, 12:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,278
Posted By repechage

The ene cyclo lever with the oversized cable...

The ene cyclo lever with the oversized cable sheave should help quite a bit.
03-31-19, 11:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 944
Posted By repechage

Fillet brazed EL OS- have not seen that before.

Fillet brazed EL OS- have not seen that before.
03-05-19, 11:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,106
Posted By repechage

the Blue looks the part on screen, not the...

the Blue looks the part on screen, not the easiest to match.
there is a "slap-dash" to French paint that is almost impossible to have a knowledgeable bike painter be willing to replicate.
There is...
01-19-19, 09:09 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,357
Posted By repechage

buy it. wheels need more spokes, so sell those...

buy it.
wheels need more spokes, so sell those off.
banned from FB... consider it a gift.
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