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06-15-19, 03:49 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By Kars

My 2 cents: Check chain for wear and cassette...

My 2 cents: Check chain for wear and cassette for wear just in case. It could also be that you need new cables/housings or just adjustment of cable tension.
06-15-19, 03:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,349
Posted By Kars

Very nice repaint indeed. Can you share what the...

Very nice repaint indeed. Can you share what the repaint cost you at Franklin? I am thinking about a repaint as well ? Thanks
06-15-19, 03:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,349
Posted By Kars

Very nice. It looks new. Was it repainted by...

Very nice. It looks new. Was it repainted by chance?
Replies: 7
Views: 399
Posted By Kars

700 is way too much for that bike. I agree 550...

700 is way too much for that bike. I agree 550 maybe ok but I can say that in the northeast you take a serious hit trying to sell a bike in that size. If condition of it was better you might be able...
Replies: 3
Views: 321
Posted By Kars

Good point. It is odd that there is no fork. I...

Good point. It is odd that there is no fork. I will pass on this one and keep looking. Thanks
Replies: 3
Views: 321
Posted By Kars

Cinelli frame Value?

https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.com%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F372676867512

Thinking about purchasing as a project bike to build. What is a fair price for this red cinelli with...
06-07-19, 04:31 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,319
Posted By Kars

Nice build. What type of press is that for the...

Nice build. What type of press is that for the crown race? Homemade press ? Sorry for my ignorance.
04-28-19, 12:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,066
Posted By Kars

Good point. I recall from the days when I was...

Good point. I recall from the days when I was doing a lot of home machining how aluminum would want to grab onto the toolbit or drills if not all was perfect. Need to have sharp tool , correct rpm...
04-28-19, 05:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,066
Posted By Kars

Thanks dedhed, that is a massive amount of force....

Thanks dedhed, that is a massive amount of force. I will try simpler things first as I don't even own a come along right now. I am still trying to save the fork for now if possible.
04-28-19, 05:46 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,340
Posted By Kars

I agree with the comment but it looks like the...

I agree with the comment but it looks like the shell was faced at least from what I can tell in the picture but only the op would know ?
04-26-19, 07:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,066
Posted By Kars

Any risk of damaging the fork if I put too much...

Any risk of damaging the fork if I put too much force on the 2x4?
04-26-19, 07:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,066
Posted By Kars

I have been thinking about doing something...

I have been thinking about doing something similar , because with all the hammering and pounding I am afraid I will damage the frame at some point. So if I can remove the fork / stem from the the...
04-24-19, 03:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,066
Posted By Kars

That is a good reference source. I' ve been...

That is a good reference source. I' ve been reading through it for information. Thanks to all for the advice/suggestions. I am moving forward slow and methodically to avoid doing anything stupid
04-23-19, 05:04 PM
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Views: 123,353
Posted By Kars

Interesting paint scheme. Is it columbus sl...

Interesting paint scheme. Is it columbus sl frame?
04-23-19, 04:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,066
Posted By Kars

Interesting idea. I just have to get the dam stem...

Interesting idea. I just have to get the dam stem out first. I keep going back to cutting it out with hack saw
04-23-19, 04:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,066
Posted By Kars

Not sure about ammonia with titanium.

Not sure about ammonia with titanium.
04-23-19, 04:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,066
Posted By Kars

There is no hole at the bottom. The fork is...

There is no hole at the bottom. The fork is carbon with no hole at the crown
04-23-19, 04:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,066
Posted By Kars

I used a regular steel hammer hit it about 20...

I used a regular steel hammer hit it about 20 times , I did not have a steel punch so Iused a bolt to hit the stem bolt
04-23-19, 04:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,066
Posted By Kars

Unfortunatly there is no access from the bottom....

Unfortunatly there is no access from the bottom. It is a carbon fork with no hole at the crown
04-23-19, 03:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,066
Posted By Kars

I don't think the wedge is loose yet. I did...

I don't think the wedge is loose yet. I did damage the head of the stem bolt a little by using the wrong punch. Anyone ever try applying dry ice to a stem to freeze it to get it out ?
04-22-19, 03:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,066
Posted By Kars

I did try hammering the stem bolt and no luck. I...

I did try hammering the stem bolt and no luck. I was hoping to save the fork but don't care about the stem. That is I wondered if I cut the side arm of the stem off enough to slide the whole stem...
04-22-19, 02:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,066
Posted By Kars

Stuck stem Help!

I have stem stuck in a titanium frame (litespeed) and cannot get it out. I have been spraying wd40 and liquid wrench in it and hammering the stem bolt pretty hard and no movement up or down or...
04-16-19, 06:48 PM
Replies: 17,377
Views: 2,656,283
Posted By Kars

a deer head would like nice mounted on the stem ,...

a deer head would like nice mounted on the stem , haha on this one
Replies: 7
Views: 973
Posted By Kars

thanks. first I have a ton of cleaning to do ....

thanks. first I have a ton of cleaning to do . This was the dirtiest bike I ever purchased. You cannot see that so much in the pictures. I cannot wait to get rid of those handlebars. I want to...
Replies: 4
Views: 733
Posted By Kars

Trofeo

It will help to see the pictures. I have a 1997 trofeo and like it a lot even though it was not a high level bike back then but still good quality and like yours all campagnolo except mine has a...
Replies: 7
Views: 973
Posted By Kars

previous owner used it as commuter hybrid/trail...

previous owner used it as commuter hybrid/trail bike, it is a litespeed ultimate. Frame is in pretty good condition but the fork I need to inspect more. I think it is ok. He gave me also the the...
Replies: 7
Views: 973
Posted By Kars

Litespeed Ultimate

I bought this 1996 litespeed from craigslist. For $300. Titanium...
04-08-19, 06:05 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,404
Posted By Kars

Never thought of that . I will give it a try next...

Never thought of that . I will give it a try next time. Thanks for the tip.
04-07-19, 04:22 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,404
Posted By Kars

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/1554675673792585704480_4add093bafc8b2d0437920559bb2cee41b6e24c9.jpg
03-30-19, 03:38 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,404
Posted By Kars

San Remo

Took the de rosa San Remo out today. Glorious weather. Unfortunately air started pouring out of the front tire and so only got 10 miles in. Before the ride I put air in the tire but had to pull real...
03-10-19, 06:31 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,723
Posted By Kars

I just was interested in knowing what saddle do...

I just was interested in knowing what saddle do you have on there?
02-20-19, 06:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 824
Posted By Kars

I have the purole one. See...

I have the purole one. See attached.https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/ironman_summer_e6150e6960d18ff39e8d7f505d6d5495ecb9c782.jpg
I assume switching over everything to...
02-20-19, 12:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 824
Posted By Kars

I have the '88 master. Interesting that the 89...

I have the '88 master. Interesting that the 89 came in hyperglide. Missed it by only a year.
02-19-19, 06:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 824
Posted By Kars

Thanks. Just a quick follow up question: if I use...

Thanks. Just a quick follow up question: if I use this method shown in the video I don't need the cone and dust seal, correct? Cone and dust seal is only needed if I replace the entiRe ug hub with an...
02-19-19, 05:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 824
Posted By Kars

I like the challenge and so I plan studying all...

I like the challenge and so I plan studying all this good information thoroughly and then and only then start buying what I need. No more blind purchases without knowing again. I will try and send...
02-19-19, 04:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 824
Posted By Kars

thanks to you and all who have replied. Great...

thanks to you and all who have replied. Great information and very helpful!
02-18-19, 07:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 824
Posted By Kars

Ironman freewheel Change Help

I want to change the original 13-24 freewheel to a new 13-28 shimano freewheel. Can I use the freewheel shown in the pictures, if so how does it go on? Did I buy the wrong freewheel? I got the old...
01-31-19, 08:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,670
Posted By Kars

The chrome looks fantastic on it especially...

The chrome looks fantastic on it especially considering the bikes age.
01-10-19, 07:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,270
Posted By Kars

That Carera is really nice. It must be light too.

That Carera is really nice. It must be light too.
01-10-19, 07:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 619
Posted By Kars

good information , thanks to all. What is the PPF...

good information , thanks to all. What is the PPF stuff you mentioned. is that the brand?
01-10-19, 05:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 619
Posted By Kars

Protecting new paint

I wondered if anyone had experience with applying helicopter film to either newly repainted frames or new steel to protect and preserve the finish. I am considering something like this for my...
01-01-19, 06:56 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,708
Posted By Kars

De Rosa

It is a De Rosa Primato for me , columbus elos...
Replies: 22
Views: 941
Posted By Kars

I did not. I am still deciding. Like you I am...

I did not. I am still deciding. Like you I am considering saving up more money and just buying a new Master. I want at least the frame to be in near mint condition but it is hard to find one in that...
Replies: 22
Views: 941
Posted By Kars

did you put it together yourself? Just curious...

did you put it together yourself? Just curious since it is all apart on a box
Replies: 22
Views: 941
Posted By Kars

that looks lIke it.

that looks lIke it.
Replies: 22
Views: 941
Posted By Kars

Colnago Master Anniversary Edition

Can you please tell me what this bike is worth? Someone is selling it and I am considering buying it. It looks like near mint condition with campy record 11 speed drivetrain. I think it is either...
12-02-18, 08:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 306
Posted By Kars

when I set Chain length to handle the big/big...

when I set Chain length to handle the big/big then that sane chain is too slack and the derailleur hits the large reAR sprockets and I cannot shift into them.
12-02-18, 07:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 306
Posted By Kars

The problem is when the chain is on the smallest...

The problem is when the chain is on the smallest front chainring and the largest rear cog ( lowest gear) I have to have the chain tighter otherwise the pulley hits the larger sprockets and I can't...
12-01-18, 08:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 306
Posted By Kars

Will Any mid cage campagnolo derailleur from 90s...

Will Any mid cage campagnolo derailleur from 90s work ?
12-01-18, 07:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 306
Posted By Kars

Veloce derailleur replacement

I am looking for advice on what derailleur to use. I have a mid 90s campagnolo veloce derailleur that works well for 23 largest rear cog but recently replaced the cassette with a 28 largest cog to...
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