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Re: You beauty - let everyone see what you've got!

Postby adam_b83 » Thu Oct 03, 2013 10:21 am

its a great looking bike Panzr. Cant wait to see it with a 7400 group!
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Re: You beauty - let everyone see what you've got!

Postby Clownshoes » Thu Oct 03, 2013 4:21 pm

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Re: You beauty - let everyone see what you've got!

Postby munga » Thu Oct 03, 2013 6:39 pm

joizus!
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Re: You beauty - let everyone see what you've got!

Postby hitchhiker » Thu Oct 03, 2013 7:02 pm

Wow! That's nice
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Re: You beauty - let everyone see what you've got!

Postby TedDancin » Mon Oct 07, 2013 6:28 pm

Here's my long weekend test build, picked up the frame yesterday and put it together with a Superbe Pro group. Not sure what the frame is, light steel with nice lugs, and there are painters notes written on the steerer that say it was from Durban Cycles in Sutherland NSW, did they ever build their own frames?

I'll put up a few more pictures once it's all finished.

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Re: You beauty - let everyone see what you've got!

Postby singlespeedscott » Mon Oct 07, 2013 6:37 pm

TedDancin wrote:Here's my long weekend test build, picked up the frame yesterday and put it together with a Superbe Pro group. Not sure what the frame is, light steel with nice lugs, and there are painters notes written on the steerer that say it was from Durban Cycles in Sutherland NSW, did they ever build their own frames?

I'll put up a few more pictures once it's all finished.

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Looks good.
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Re: You beauty - let everyone see what you've got!

Postby Baalzamon » Mon Oct 07, 2013 9:29 pm

New project

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Lucky my mate has a dropout alignment tool
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That threadless headset has been removed! I've got a campagnolo on on order from CRC.

What are peoples thoughts on what I should build it with. It apparently came with Campag Record C from the 80's. I wouldn't mind putting a modern drive train on however 10 sp campag downtube shifters are non existent and I'd have to shimano a campag beast...
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Re: You beauty - let everyone see what you've got!

Postby QuangVuong » Mon Oct 07, 2013 9:37 pm

10s indexed Campag shifters are possible!
viewtopic.php?f=23&t=62063#p939549
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Re: You beauty - let everyone see what you've got!

Postby Baalzamon » Mon Oct 07, 2013 10:54 pm

QuangVuong wrote:10s indexed Campag shifters are possible!
viewtopic.php?f=23&t=62063#p939549

Thanks!
OMGosh these are a rare breed as well. Time to make an offer on ebay as I don't know how long they will last
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Re: You beauty - let everyone see what you've got!

Postby Saro28 » Thu Oct 10, 2013 11:22 am

Wow, now this a collection to envy :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
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Re: You beauty - let everyone see what you've got!

Postby Semar » Thu Oct 10, 2013 4:51 pm

:shock: If that Porsche 550 is real and not a replica, he's worth a few million.
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Re: You beauty - let everyone see what you've got!

Postby grantw » Thu Oct 10, 2013 5:37 pm

Saro28 wrote:Wow, now this a collection to envy :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
http://vimeo.com/75789151


Thanks for sharing :-)
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Re: You beauty - let everyone see what you've got!

Postby munga » Thu Oct 10, 2013 6:00 pm

looks like vaeske's house..
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Re: You beauty - let everyone see what you've got!

Postby QuangVuong » Thu Oct 10, 2013 6:13 pm

Looks like Saro28's garage as well.
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Re: You beauty - let everyone see what you've got!

Postby ldrcycles » Thu Oct 10, 2013 6:17 pm

Saro28 wrote:Wow, now this a collection to envy :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
http://vimeo.com/75789151


What a ripper bloke :D .

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Re: You beauty - let everyone see what you've got!

Postby singlespeedscott » Thu Oct 10, 2013 7:08 pm

Some serious spare change lying around in that shed.

It must be fun keeping the salty, Singapore humidity at bay
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Re: You beauty - let everyone see what you've got!

Postby Kermit TF » Thu Oct 10, 2013 7:15 pm

What a gentleman...
That english Hetchings....mmmmmmm 8) interesting that his favourite is the french "Look".
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Re: You beauty - let everyone see what you've got!

Postby gravelrash » Fri Oct 11, 2013 1:50 pm

TedDancin wrote:Here's my long weekend test build, picked up the frame yesterday and put it together with a Superbe Pro group. Not sure what the frame is, light steel with nice lugs, and there are painters notes written on the steerer that say it was from Durban Cycles in Sutherland NSW, did they ever build their own frames

Very similar to one of Frank Paino's "ULTIMA" builds.
Does it have No serial number and small indented ball piene marks on bottom bracket?
With Colombus stamped front and rear drops?
Do the Headstem, Toptube and Downtube have the "spade" cutouts? and as you stated very light.
Do your forks have 2 cutouts next to the brake mounting hole? (front only).
If you over steer does your toe touch tyre?
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Re: You beauty - let everyone see what you've got!

Postby TedDancin » Sat Oct 12, 2013 6:08 pm

gravelrash wrote: Very similar to one of Frank Paino's "ULTIMA" builds.
Does it have...


Thanks for the info, but it has very few of those things, so I guess it's unlikely to be an Ultima. No serial number, two wide cutouts in BB, no name stamp on dropouts, lug cutouts are more elongated heart shapes, but not the same as on my Lennie Rogers. Has the cutouts in the fork crown lug, but on the rear only, toe overlap hasn't been a problem.

I don't think it's anything particularly special, but it almost fits and it looks pretty, so I think it was a decent score. My wife likes the colour so I think I'll keep it. Waiting on a few parts to finish of the build properly, will put up a few more photos then.
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Re: You beauty - let everyone see what you've got!

Postby vando88 » Sat Oct 19, 2013 9:43 pm

Hey guys,

stupid question, but I found this bicycle at the back of my shed
and it had a G logo engraved where the seat stay meets the seatpost lug.
and I looked on the Bottom Bracket shell underneath and had the same logo
with Italy underneath it...I thought it may have been a Gitane before I saw the Italy
on it, in addition there's no engraved serial number... any ideas?

http://www.flickr.com/photos/105933436@N06/10360232893/
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Re: You beauty - let everyone see what you've got!

Postby ldrcycles » Sun Oct 20, 2013 7:47 pm

Not a stupid question at all, I can't recall ever seeing that symbol, i'll be interested to see what others can come up with.
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Re: You beauty - let everyone see what you've got!

Postby Lots of steel bikes » Mon Oct 21, 2013 7:59 pm

vando88 wrote:Hey guys,

stupid question, but I found this bicycle at the back of my shed
and it had a G logo engraved where the seat stay meets the seatpost lug.
and I looked on the Bottom Bracket shell underneath and had the same logo
with Italy underneath it...I thought it may have been a Gitane before I saw the Italy
on it, in addition there's no engraved serial number... any ideas?

http://www.flickr.com/photos/105933436@N06/10360232893/

It looks a bit like the Moser symbol. I'll try and find a pic.
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Re: You beauty - let everyone see what you've got!

Postby Lots of steel bikes » Mon Oct 21, 2013 8:18 pm

Lots of steel bikes wrote:
vando88 wrote:Hey guys,

stupid question, but I found this bicycle at the back of my shed
and it had a G logo engraved where the seat stay meets the seatpost lug.
and I looked on the Bottom Bracket shell underneath and had the same logo
with Italy underneath it...I thought it may have been a Gitane before I saw the Italy
on it, in addition there's no engraved serial number... any ideas?

http://www.flickr.com/photos/105933436@N06/10360232893/

It looks a bit like the Moser symbol. I'll try and find a pic.

Does the bottom bracket shell look like this
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Re: You beauty - let everyone see what you've got!

Postby ldrcycles » Mon Oct 21, 2013 8:21 pm

2.5 years in the making this one, the original plan was to have it ready for my then girlfriend (now wife!) to ride the 2011 Brisbane to Gold Coast, she injured her back beforehand so the bike got put on the backburner. Finally finished the day after the 2013 B2GC :lol: .

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Re: You beauty - let everyone see what you've got!

Postby vando88 » Mon Oct 21, 2013 8:34 pm

Lots of steel bikes wrote:
Lots of steel bikes wrote:
vando88 wrote:Hey guys,

stupid question, but I found this bicycle at the back of my shed
and it had a G logo engraved where the seat stay meets the seatpost lug.
and I looked on the Bottom Bracket shell underneath and had the same logo
with Italy underneath it...I thought it may have been a Gitane before I saw the Italy
on it, in addition there's no engraved serial number... any ideas?

http://www.flickr.com/photos/105933436@N06/10360232893/

It looks a bit like the Moser symbol. I'll try and find a pic.

Does the bottom bracket shell look like this
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The bottom bracket looks like this..... as you can see just the logo, Italy and no serial number.....I'm really stumped...
search high and wide for logos and brands matching this...

http://www.flickr.com/photos/105933436@N06/10400832635/lightbox/
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