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FOR SALE:   Campagnolo and other Vintage Parts posted by: Peter Naiman on 2/7/2008 at 7:57:18 PM

I've listed a number of items to Ebay tonight, mostly
NOS Campagnolo. There are many more items to be listed
in the next few weeks. To view my auctions, please
click onto the URL below:

http://search.ebay.com/_W0QQsassZcreamcityonline

Best regards,
Peter Naiman
Glendale, WI

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           RE:FOR SALE:   Campagnolo and other Vintage Parts posted by gernnii vonhindrin-hansen on 2/11/2008 at 11:47:31 AM
Ooohh. very pretty those campagnolo is parts. quite beautifuls.
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WANTED:   Trek 560 rear wheel posted by: theo on 2/7/2008 at 10:51:05 AM
I have just inherited a 1984 (black with red lettering) Trek 560 without a rear wheel, hub etc. It has Suntour M-II derailleurs. What type of wheel can I use for this bike and does anyone have one to sell?
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           RE:WANTED: Trek 560 rear wheel posted by Joe on 2/7/2008 at 11:33:39 PM
Most of those that I've seen have had black Matrix rims with Helicomatic hubs. Matrix rims were a house brand of Trek, and the best place to look for either the rim or hub is most likely eBay if your looking to put it back to all original.
If not, you should be able to find something close to match. They had a 6 speed freewheel, and just about any standard spaced freewheel will work if you decide to go with something other than the Helicomatic hub. Sunshine and Sansin were also common on the early Treks. The rims were 700c with 13-20 measurement, which is a common measurement, but be ready to pay a premium to find a match these days. A common replacement wheel back then was the Weinmann concave or Rigida 1320. Either would be time period correct. You could try some older Trek dealers, maybe you'll find one that hasn't dumped all their old inventory on eBay yet.

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           RE:RE:WANTED: Trek 560 rear wheel posted by Gralyn on 2/8/2008 at 5:27:43 PM
If it's an 84 Trek.....it could have had one of those wheels with the convex profile rim. I have a rear wheel from an older Trek - with the convex rim. If that's what it is - let me know. But, I only have the rear.
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           RE:RE:RE:WANTED: Trek 560 rear wheel posted by Joe on 2/8/2008 at 10:28:08 PM
If his front wheel if original, it should look pretty much like a black anodized Rigida 13-20 or similar rim only in black finish. The profile shouldn't be too hard to find, but there wasn't too many Matrix rims floating around even then. The only set I have here is a an set that was intended for a warranty repair that never got used. They weren't often a rim that was stocked as an upgrade. Most would upgrade to something stronger or lighter.
If it were mine and I didn't have a match, I'd most likely build up a matched pair for it and hold on to the front until a rear rim turned up.

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           RE:WANTED:   Trek 560 rear wheel posted by James on 2/9/2008 at 11:59:57 AM
I have a TREK 560 black w/red lettering. Unless you want to be time period correct; Mine now has Mavic ceramic aero rims 30mm deep,32h, on SHIMANO 600 8SPD hubs(and no,the rear triangle did not need spreading for this), also Shimano 600 front and rear derrailleurs- the front wheel rims and hubs same as rear. No STI, just regular down tube- the original shifters. Take this bike to a good bike shop- make the are no surprises lurking concerning the bike.
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           RE:RE:WANTED:   Trek 560 rear wheel posted by James on 2/9/2008 at 12:08:30 PM
I forgot somthing- the freewheel is 13-24 and the chainrings are I believe 52-42 (They need to be replaced), the cranks are 172.5 mm. GOOD LUCK
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FOR SALE:   Shimano Dura Ace AX Group posted by: Peter Naiman on 2/7/2008 at 11:21:08 AM

I purchased this complete gruppo from a fellow CR
Member months ago to rebuild a Lotus Aero Pro, but I've
too many other projects to complete and need to get the
cash back from this group. Pics will be available
later today. I'm asking what I paid for the entire group,
$500 plus shipping. The group includes a completely
built set of wheels, and all componants. The seatpost is
25.0mm, 170mm crank set arm length with 52/42 chain
rings.

Please email for pics and more complete info.

Peter Naiman
Glendale, WI


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FOR SALE:   Vintage & non-vintage cycling componants posted by: Peter Naiman on 2/6/2008 at 10:03:02 PM
I'm going to be offering quite a few parts over the next many months for a good freind who doesn't have time himself.

Up for sale are a long list of vintage & non-vintage bicycle components offered to the list. All prices do not include shipping. We will take a Money Order, Bank Certified Check or Postal Money Order, Personal Check & Paypal. If you use Paypal to expidite the sale I’m asking buyers to cover the extra 3% Paypal charges me as a seller. Shipping is not included in the price, but if you buy more than one item, all can be put in one package to limit shipping costs. I’ll prefer shipping by Fedex, and USPS 2-3 day express mail or Parcel Post. All item shipping charges will include the appropriate insurance. I only ship via UPS. If its a very small item, It will go 1st class.

Once this first list is sold we’ll have much more to sell over the coming months.

1. Campagnolo Rally long cage rear derailleur, most likely NOS, as the pulleys show no signs of use. Needs a bit of cleaning from sitting in the parts draws, but absolutely mint condition. $150 or B/O
2. A pair of NOS modern, not vintage Campagnolo Omega Strada Hardox tubular rims, anodized rims with machined braking surface, 700c, brand new for $200.
3. One pair of NOS Mavic GP4 tubular rims, dark Grey anodized 32H in absolutely perfect condition. $250 or B/O
4. Large stock of brand new Qauzar 650c Carbonaro carbon road forks with one inch alloy steeringr tube for either threaded or threadless headset in primer to paint or Yellow, Red or Black. $25 unpainted. $45 each for painted.
5. VERY RARE First generation Campagnolo Super Record rear derailleur from 1977. Please email for price or make an offer.
6. Campagnolo Euclid brakeset in the original box, NOS. The brake calipers are missing but included are the brake handles and 7spd left and right side shifters.$75. 00
7. 1 pair of Campagnolo Record Delta Brake Calipers complete & NOS. The wholesale price in 1989 in the Campagnolo catalogue was $334. We are asking for $500 or best offer for the pair.
8. One full set of Modolo Professional brake pad holders in a beautiful anodized blue with brake pads, all NOS. $60 for the complete set of four.
9. One complete Miche Pista Mozzi track hubset, NEW IN BOX, 32 hole high flange. Rear spacing is 116mm. $150 or B/O
10. I pair of Campagnolo Super Record pedals with black cage. Very nice condition for use on a show bike. They are not NOS, but very nice. $125.00 or B/0
11. Sunrace 13-28 7speed Touring freewheel, looks to be NOS as teeth show no signs of chain wear. $25 or B/0. .
12. Sachs Huret 14-28 7spd touring freewheel, looks mint and NOS as it shows no sign of wear. Perfectly clean. $30.00
13. Suntour Winner 6spd indexed freewheel, 13-24t in very good condition and just needs a good cleaning. $25.00
14. Dura Ace 13-21 6spd Freewheel in good condition. Needs cleaning. $25.
15. Sturmy Archer 5spd rear hubwith 18t sprocket. Nice condition and seems to function well but might need some rebuilding or regreasing. $65.00 or B/0.
16. Campagnolo Shamal 650c Tubular wheelset, brand new in box. Five sets available.

We are also selling tons of small and hard to find Campagnolo small parts all NOS for repair of derailleur ' s and other Campagnolo components. Please call for parts requests and we'll see what we have. Too many items for one list right now,.

Thank you !!
Peter Naiman
Glendale, WI


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AGE / VALUE:   Sheldon Brown posted by: Gralyn on 2/5/2008 at 10:34:17 AM
I don't get here all that often these days.....but what happened with Sheldon Brown? Was he sick? An accident?
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           RE:AGE / VALUE:   Sheldon Brown posted by Cliff on 2/5/2008 at 6:34:46 PM
After reading your question & not knowing of his passing, I researched and it appears he had a heart attack and had been suffering from MS. A truly sad day for cyclists and mankind.
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AGE / VALUE:   Condor Baracchi, who built my frame? posted by: Umbert Smith on 2/3/2008 at 11:10:58 AM
I have a beautiful fillet brazed Condor Baracchi frame. I am trying to find out if it is in fact a Hurlow made frame. The bicycle color is purple, reynolds 531 tubing. It appears the fork crown is made of some investment cast type lugs. I was told the bike is a 1973. I know it was made in the original factory.

The headbadge indicates that it was made in the original factory. The other marks are W.C. no 1

Does anybody have a clue what this could mean. I was told it was a show bike in London back in the day. Condor says it was likely made by the top frame builder at the time. The question is who was it?

Such a mystery. Any help would be appreciated.
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           RE:AGE / VALUE:   Condor Baracchi, who built my frame? posted by Jack Cunningham on 2/16/2008 at 12:55:18 PM
Condor is a London bicycle company. The WC1 refers to the London postcode that is the location of their shop on Gray's Inn Road in between Kings Cross and Chancery Lane
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MISC:   Wastyn Special posted by: TJ on 2/3/2008 at 9:39:05 AM
I have a Wastyn Special. This bike was owned by one man since 1936. (I have a picture dated as such with him on it). It is black with the original painted Wastyn Special tag with the original Fullerton Ave, Chicago address on it. With the original owners initials above it. Has Mavic Sport Rim with diamond shaped decal on them. This bike was sitting in a garage for years so it has paint loss and surface rust. I am not an expert but I would say for its age it is in decent shape. I will be putting this bike up for auction soon.
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           RE:MISC:   Wastyn Special posted by toowheels on 2/6/2008 at 8:41:15 AM
Please post when you list this for auction,I am interested in bidding.
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AGE / VALUE:   1988 560 Trek posted by: Cliff on 2/2/2008 at 8:42:51 PM
I recently purchased an 88 Trek 560 12 speed, it appears to be in pretty good shape and low miles as it has one of the original tires (which is completely shot). It isn't the 531 or 501 steel frame, but some other type. Has 105 components. Any information appreciated, serial number 0311309.

Thanks...Cliff
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           RE:AGE / VALUE: 1988 560 Trek posted by Joe on 2/3/2008 at 12:55:45 AM
Check out this site:
http://www.vintage-trek.com/

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           RE:AGE / VALUE:   1988 560 Trek posted by Cliff on 2/4/2008 at 5:52:06 PM
Joe,

Thanks, the site confirms the year etc.
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AGE / VALUE:   German Made 10 speed "Standard" posted by: Wes on 2/1/2008 at 10:24:00 PM
I bought an older 10 speed because I recognized parts on it, but I've never heard of the name, the tag reads: STANDARD made in Germany. The rims, hubs etc read: Weco made in Germany. It has a Shimano Lark rear derailer and shifters, thunderbird front derailer, complete Balilla brake system, Avocet touring saddle, Kenda high pressure tires, and I can't find a maker on the crank. Can anyone tell me anything about this bike?, I have never heard of standard. I have enough bikes, and got this to part out on Ebay, but maybe I should sell it whole?. Any input is greatly appreciated. Thanks, Wes
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           RE:AGE / VALUE:   German Made 10 speed posted by Chris on 2/13/2008 at 4:08:53 PM
Dang, no one is answering these ???

What it sounds similar too, are Hostetlers, a German brand and not to be confused with a model by Gitano of the same name.
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MISC:   tansini posted by: Laura Wells on 2/1/2008 at 9:48:03 AM
I bought a Tansini ten speed "racing" bike in 1977. Originally had sew-up tires...that didn't last long...I used it for bicycle touring, Cape Cod from NJ, Seattle to San Fransisco. It has been a workhorse, and still my only bike. Can anyone tell me anything about this bike manufacturer?
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AGE / VALUE:   old Fuji mystery bike posted by: Bruce on 1/29/2008 at 7:58:25 PM
I'm considering buying this old Fuji bike, but I can't figure out what model it is. Anyone have any ideas?

The lower head tube lug is stamped "Fuji," but the main triangle tubes are all covered up with 3M reflective tape (!), so I have no idea what model this is. Original paint appears to be all black with some minor red highlights (red top of fork crown thing, and red ring around lower down tube near bottom bracket), and half chrome forks. Dia-comp brakes, SunTour VGT rear derailer (I think). High flange front hub. Can't remember much else about it.

I like the bike because it has a 27 inch seatpost (!) (which fits me) and a fairly short top tube (24 inches?), so I can sit fairly upright even though it's a huge frame.

Any suggestions appreciated! Thanks.


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           RE:AGE / VALUE: old Fuji mystery bike posted by Warren on 1/30/2008 at 4:42:24 AM
I can't really tell from the pic but does it have stamped or forged dropouts? Forged indicates "better than entry level". However, the fork crown is lower end and the crankset is similar. Still, a lower end Fuji is still a fine bike and a good rider. If it fits, keep it.
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           RE:RE:AGE / VALUE: old Fuji mystery bike posted by David on 1/30/2008 at 7:51:51 AM
It's pretty well disguised - but I would guess a mid-70s S10S, the first of the really big-selling Japanese 10-speeds. They were on the heavy side, but the ones I rode were quite good handling. Should be a great beater.
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           RE:AGE / VALUE:   old Fuji mystery bike posted by Bruce on 1/30/2008 at 2:04:06 PM
Thanks for the replies! I'm thinking S10S, too.

How does one distinguish between stamped and forged dropouts? What should I look for? I should be able to see the bike again tomorrow and can check it out.

Apart from the (hidden) decals, how can I be sure this is not something like a Del Rey?

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           RE:RE:AGE / VALUE: old Fuji mystery bike posted by Gralyn on 1/30/2008 at 8:18:44 PM
I think the dropouts are stamped. Probably not a Del Ray.
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           RE:RE:AGE / VALUE: old Fuji mystery bike posted by Warren on 1/30/2008 at 8:23:42 PM
Stamped dropouts are like old 3 speeds and are about 1/8" thick and rarely have an integral rear derailleur hanger. Forged (and cast) dropouts are about 1/4", have a hanger and often have brand names.
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AGE / VALUE:   Bottom Bracket Question posted by: Gralyn on 1/29/2008 at 7:48:18 PM
My question.....because I can't remember......the bottom bracket cup on the drive / chain side.......which way does it thread in order to remove it? If you are facing it - does it losen by turning to the right? Is it opposite? Or does it thread the normal way?
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           RE:AGE / VALUE:   Bottom Bracket Question posted by David on 1/30/2008 at 7:48:19 AM
On MOST bikes, the RH/drive side/fixed cup is LEFT-HAND threaded. Older French and Italian bikes may have RH threaded fixed cups. They would probably have French or Italian manufactured bottom brackets as well. Good luck.
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           RE:RE:AGE / VALUE: Bottom Bracket Question posted by Joe on 1/30/2008 at 10:52:04 PM
French BB cups are often marked 35x1.00 or 'Metric'.

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           RE:RE:AGE / VALUE:   Bottom Bracket Question posted by Gralyn on 1/31/2008 at 3:05:36 PM
So, does that mean you turn it to the right to losen it - and turn it to the left to tighten it?
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           RE:AGE / VALUE:   Bottom Bracket Question posted by Bryant on 2/1/2008 at 5:10:15 AM
Right hand threads are righty-tighty, lefty-loosey. Left handed threads are opposite. Or for those physicist out there, use the right hand rule. Put your right hand out flat and then curl your fingers. Screwing the bolt/nut in the direction of your finger curl will make the bolt/nut travel in the dircetion your thumb is pointing. A left handed thread you do the same thing only using your left hand. Hope I didn't completely confuse you
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MISC:   Falcon roadie w Reynolds 653, campy, etc posted by: Sam on 1/28/2008 at 9:13:21 AM
Looking for any information on a bike I recently bought. Falcon w Reynolds 653 frame (what does 653 mean?) with all Campy components, and Cinelli stem and bar. Any history, when was it made, how might it have gotten to USA, value, anyone with anything similar, etc. Thank you
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           RE:MISC: Falcon roadie w Reynolds 653, campy, etc posted by Warren on 1/28/2008 at 6:06:09 PM
Falcon is a fairly big english marque and they're still in business. They've had distribution in small numbers in North America so it's not surprising to see one.

Contact them at http://www.falconcycles.co.uk/

The campy components are usually easy to date as well as the other components
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           RE:RE:MISC: Falcon roadie w Reynolds 653, campy, etc posted by Warren on 1/28/2008 at 6:09:15 PM
653 refers to the alloy make up of the butted Reynolds tubeset used on the bike. It's a more modern tubeset (last 15-20 years?) and is no longer in production.
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AGE / VALUE:   Any info about Raleigh of America Capri posted by: Daniel Owens on 1/27/2008 at 1:06:23 PM
Hi. I just purchased a Raleigh (of America) Capri. Unlike the other Capris I've seen, this bike seems to be a touring bike with canti posts and chromoly, as opposed to a road bike with calipers and 410.

There are a few other incongruities that make it an odd duck compared to other bikes I've seen: a crown fork and cast "Raleigh" seat stay ends, but no lugs (TIG welded frame); aalso, it has two sets of rack/fender eyelets on the dropouts and hourglass rack mounts on the seat stays, but no derailer hanger and only one set of eyelets on the fork.

Also, I'm having trouble finding information on Raleigh of America, as opposed to Raleigh USA or just plain old Raleigh.

It's not troubling; I bought this bike for riding rather than having any delusions of collectibility. I'm just curious about my new ride. Any information about the bike or company history would be appreciated. Thanks in advance!
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           RE:AGE / VALUE: Any info about Raleigh of America Capri posted by Joe on 1/28/2008 at 12:40:13 AM
The Capri came about during the Huffy years (83-85, and Raleigh USA made a Capri model till 2004. (http://www.raleighusa.com/items.asp?deptid=5&itemid=199)
The latter model is a ladies specific model with a tig welded aluminum frame.
There were some welded frames in the late eighties and that's also about the time that cantilevers were getting popular again.
Taking a guess from your description, I'd guess 1986 to 1992 or so. Some pics would help.

The Raleigh name became property of Derby Cycle Corp. in Kent, WA, after Huffy let their franchise contract expire. The company reorganized in 2001 as Raleigh America Inc.

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           RE:RE:AGE / VALUE: Any info about Raleigh of America Capri posted by Joe on 1/28/2008 at 1:44:13 PM
I did some digging and the Capri didn't come about till at least after 1985, which is the latest catalog I have handy.
The only picture reference I can find of one from the late 80's is of one with a lugged frame.

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           RE:AGE / VALUE:   Any info about Raleigh of America Capri posted by Daniel on 1/29/2008 at 10:45:02 AM
Thanks! I'll try to post pics of the reassembled bike this weekend (it came to me with no brake system and a bad bar/stem combo).
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AGE / VALUE:   Liberia Frame posted by: Jonathan Robin on 1/26/2008 at 9:17:31 PM
Does anybody know something about this bike ?
Year ? Model ? Quality ? Value ?
Vitus 172 tubing.
I know it's a french bike.
I found bits of info about the company on the net.
Thank you !


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