[CR]Re: Classicrendezvous Digest, Vol 41, Issue 31


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From: "Marcelo Afornali - Bicicletas Antigas" <afornali@bicicletasantigas.com.br>
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Date: Wed, 10 May 2006 14:06:37 -0300
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Subject: [CR]Re: Classicrendezvous Digest, Vol 41, Issue 31

Shifter level Vittória http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=6628807537&rd=1&sspagename=STRK%3AMESE%3AIT&rd=1

Strata Brakes http://cgi.ebay.com/Strata-Brakes-set-years-40-50_W0QQitemZ6628834826QQcategoryZ69825QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem


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> 1. Shellwin Hubs (Ben Kamenjas)
> 2. Re: Shipping and costs
> 3. Re: Waller British Enamelling Prices!
> 4. Re: Pic of the Day - Toni Merkens
> 5. Pittsburgh sites or must-see shops? (Brook Watts)
> 6. Re: World's most travelled bike found; BBC News
> (Jerome & Elizabeth Moos)
> 7. Vintage items on eBay (John T.Pergolizzi)
> 8. Water Bottle cages for classics? (Kahrl, Michael)
> 9. The decaleurs are ready to ship (Chris Kulczycki)
> 10. RE: Water Bottle cages for classics? (George Argiris)
> 11. Regarding the trip to Santa Barbara on the train
> (brianbaylis@juno.com)
> 12. 2006 CIRQUE du CYCLISME details published.....
> 13. Re: Water Bottle cages for classics? (Jerome & Elizabeth Moos)
> 14. paging John Pergolizzi
> 15. Re: Water Bottle cages for classics?
> 16. Ebay Outing (Hilary Stone)
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> Date: Wed, 10 May 2006 19:37:13 +1000
> From: Ben Kamenjas <bici_pimp@mac.com>
> To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
> Subject: [CR]Shellwin Hubs
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> Hola Chico's,
>
> Now that the auction is done I thought to pop this up again without
> peep's thinking Im plugging ad space for Addo's auction.
>
>
> So, ...... Im curious and a hub fetishist. Cool lookers, never heard of
>
> them, and do you gotta straighten out spokes ?? Interesting
> conceptually.
>
> http://cgi.ebay.com.au/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=6626823748
>
> In any case, for the archives here (in case somebody is gonna search
> for info about them in future) i'll cut and paste the auction blurb and
>
> note the sold for $356 NOS
>
>
> Quote: "" Produced in the late 1940's in Birmingham, England, these
> light weight racing hubs are absolutely brilliant in every sense of the
>
> word. They are quite unique in their form, the advantage with these
> hubs was that they could be laced in such a way as to elliminate any
> bends in the spokes. The fitting instruction sheet, which is included
> with these, states that standard lacing is applied 6 cross rear and 4
> cross front, laced in and out, or straight lacing without interlace.
> Standard 14 gauge spokes are arranged in the lacing.
>
> The rear is double sided, both sides have provision for a lock ring,
>
> it's called a Large Flange Double Sprint, and is drilled 40 holes, the
>
> front is drilled 32 holes.""
>
> Sheesh, they cool ... any info, experience, any knowledge that some
> wish to share ? Anyone here buy 'em?? Any with pics of them built up
> ????
>
> Muchas Gracias, Adios
>
> Ben Kamenjas
> Sydney, Oz
> missing Goya products,
> huitlacoche & spinach quesadilla's too
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date: Wed, 10 May 2006 11:45:11 +0100
> From: <vergrandis@tesco.net>
> To: "Doug Smith" <doug@kingsweir.plus.com>
> Cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
> Subject: Re: [CR]Shipping and costs
> Message-ID:
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> Dear Doug,
> I have noticed no difference in form filling in for ParcelForce
> International Non Guaranteed Service. Are you getting confused with Royal
> Mail Overseas Parcels and Parcelforce? These are two different services
> broken up by our Blessed Lady Margaret so that they could be privatised
> easily.
> Parcelforce always made you fill in the red, blue and green form for
> International Standard or International Economy services.
> Only this morning I sent a tricycle conversion set to a handicapped
> American rider using this service and noticed no change in the forms?
> If you need any help in sending stuff please contact me as I know it gets
> very confusing for us old-uns, I am no expert but do avail myself of these
> postal services occasionally.
> Have enclosed the two relevant websites. If you book ParcelForce via the
> internet it's generally cheaper.
> Best grab a handful of ParcelForce forms next time you are in the PO to
> save time and protect yourself from antagonizing the stressed out
> individuals who always seem to be in the queue when I am in the Post
> Office.
> Hope this of help.
> Kind regards Frank.
> http://www.royalmail.com/portal/rm
> http://www.parcelforce.com/portal/pw
> PS. DHL and the other UK private comapanies charge extortionate rates.
> They quoted me five times the ammount that it cost me to send by air
> ParcelForce insured.
>
>
> Frank Cohen Hoxton UK
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date: Wed, 10 May 2006 12:07:37 +0100
> From: <vergrandis@tesco.net>
> To: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
> Subject: [CR] Re: Waller British Enamelling Prices!
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> Dear All,
> This Waller was indeed a bargain that the ebay seller hilarystone sold.
> Have just been down to our Post Office to send a parcel overseas and
> stopped by at our local lightweight shop, who shall remain nameless.
> Re-checked on the prices for a respray.
> Frame re-enamelled in black. Champagne Head panel. Lugs lined in gold.
> Transfers supplied but payment for fixing. Chrome front and rear tips. A
> modest £250.00 including VAT!
> Single colour enamel £80.00 plus VAT. Vat is charged at 17.5%.
> Why do I always miss out on the £320.00 Waller bargains? Even if you say
> our shop is expensive you must still be looking at £175.00 for a repaint
> and the last Waller I saw was about four years ago and that made £150.00
> and it needed totally restoring, it was dreadful.
> Please someone on the list flag these up so that we can all have a crack
> at bidding on them.
> Your fraternally Frank.
>
> Frank Cohen Hoxton UK
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date: Wed, 10 May 2006 12:19:53 +0100
> From: <vergrandis@tesco.net>
> To: "Aldo Ross" <aldoross4@siscom.net>
> Cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
> Subject: Re: [CR]Pic of the Day - Toni Merkens
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> Dear Aldo,
> That finish is called "Crackle". Popularized in the UK especially by
> Claud Butler's.
> Toni Merkens was very popular here in the UK. This was when anti German
> feeling was still very high, scars from the Great War and the rise of
> Hitler.
> Toni I think rode a Gold Rad. He also rode a Hetchin's and a Butler.
> This might even be a re-badged Claud as it has the distinctive Butler
> Crackle finish.
> Toni Merkens and Albert Richter were wonderful ambassadors for Germany in
> very difficult times. They were much loved and admired here.
> Yours fraternally Frank.
>
> Frank Cohen Hoxton UK
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date: Wed, 10 May 2006 07:23:14 -0600
> From: Brook Watts <brook.watts@comcast.net>
> To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
> Subject: [CR]Pittsburgh sites or must-see shops?
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> Business trip has me heading to Pittsburgh this weekend, so I'll ask
> the proverbial question: any recommendations from listmembers for
> must see bike shops? Any Pittsburgh residents who'd like to reply
> off list about sites to see, urban rides to take, etc etc
>
> Thanks
>
> Brook Watts
> Longmont Colo USA
> ------------------------------
>
> Date: Wed, 10 May 2006 06:44:53 -0700 (PDT)
> From: Jerome & Elizabeth Moos <jerrymoos@sbcglobal.net>
> To: "John T.Pergolizzi" <jtperry1@verizon.net>,
> classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
> Subject: Re: [CR]World's most travelled bike found; BBC News
> Message-ID: <20060510134453.6524.qmail@web82214.mail.mud.yahoo.com>
> In-Reply-To: <002f01c673e8$e5ef25e0$2f01a8c0@Perry>
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> This reminds me of accounts published In The Day in Bicycling! of an
> around-the-world cyclist. That fellow, a Brit I believe, rode a then
> already 20 year old Freddy Grubb, built in the 50's. Anyone remember the
> name of that world traveler?
>
> Regards,
>
> Jerry Moos
> Big Spring, TX
>
> "John T.Pergolizzi" <jtperry1@verizon.net> wrote:
> List,
>
> A nice, interesting story about a guy with the right attitude (IMHO).
>
> At least part of his bike is old enough for us to pay attention. I'd
> love more details.
>
> http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/hampshire/4755973.stm
>
> Enjoy,
>
> John T.Pergolizzi
>
> Brooklyn, New York
>
>
>


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> I wanted to let everyone who reserved a Velo Orange decaleur du sac that
> they are here. I'll give
> them a light buff and inspect each one today and start shipping tomorrow
> morning. So you can
> paypal at your convenance. The price for those how reserved them is $48
> plus $4 for priority mail
> postage. I think we'll have just a few extras and I'll put those in the
> Velo Orange Store soon.
> The second production run will be ready in about 2 weeks.
>
> Also, we now have black mudfaps which at least two folks asked for.
>
> Finally, the finish on the red/black toe clip leathers is not as durable
> as I'd hoped. So I'll
> send a new set of all-black covers to anybody who want a replacement. No
> need to send back the old
> ones.
>
> Chris
> http://velo-orange.blogspot.com/
> http://www.velo-orange.com/
>
> Chris Kulczycki
> Velo Orange
> 109 Colonial Avenue
> Annapolis, MD 21401
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date: Wed, 10 May 2006 07:26:48 -0700
> From: "George Argiris" <George.Argiris@mitchell.com>
> To: "Kahrl, Michael" <Michael.Kahrl@andrew.com>,
> <Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
> Subject: RE: [CR]Water Bottle cages for classics?
> Message-ID:
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>
> A good tip here is to use door jam weather strip foam tape. Comes in
> different widths, and has a adhesive side.
>
>
> georgeargiris
> sandiego,ca
>
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> [mailto:classicrendezvous-bounces@bikelist.org] On Behalf Of Kahrl,
> Michael
> Sent: Wednesday, May 10, 2006 7:20 AM
> To: Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
> Subject: [CR]Water Bottle cages for classics?
>
>
> TA chrome plated steel cages sold by Rivendell. The best looking cage
> clamps are the stainless steel ones made by Minoura.
> http://www.bikemannetwork.com/biking/p/ACH2OSYS/WC3000. These are easily
> found in bike shops, or ordered from QBP. You may want to pad the
> bottom of the cage and the undersides of the clamps with electrical tape
> or innertube strips before your tighten things down onto your authentic
> and brittle frame paint. As Grant points out, the steel may be a
> little rough in places and the chrome a little thin and after a few
> years riding in the rain there will be rust spots, but these things are
> easily cleaned up or just spring for some new cages.
>
>
>
> If tube real estate is scarce because you're also carrying a Silca
> Impero pump or you want to keep your awesome seat tube panels clear,
> then try the Minoura handlebar clamp with the TA cage.
> http://www.bikemannetwork.com/biking/p/ACH2OSYS/WC3002 Looks correct,
> works great, and it's a darn handy place to carry a waterbottle.
>
>
>
> Now where do I find classic waterbottles?
>
> Michael Kahrl
> Columbus, Ohio
>
>
>
>
>
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> The bottle cage clamps say they fit 31.8mm frame tubes. Is there a
> version that fits 28.6mm (or 28.0mm French) classic steel tubes?
>
> Regards,
>
> Jerry Moos
> Big Spring, TX
>
> "Kahrl, Michael" <Michael.Kahrl@andrew.com> wrote:
> TA chrome plated steel cages sold by Rivendell. The best looking cage
> clamps are the stainless steel ones made by Minoura.
> http://www.bikemannetwork.com/biking/p/ACH2OSYS/WC3000. These are easily
> found in bike shops, or ordered from QBP. You may want to pad the
> bottom of the cage and the undersides of the clamps with electrical tape
> or innertube strips before your tighten things down onto your authentic
> and brittle frame paint. As Grant points out, the steel may be a
> little rough in places and the chrome a little thin and after a few
> years riding in the rain there will be rust spots, but these things are
> easily cleaned up or just spring for some new cages.
>
>
>
> If tube real estate is scarce because you're also carrying a Silca
> Impero pump or you want to keep your awesome seat tube panels clear,
> then try the Minoura handlebar clamp with the TA cage.
> http://www.bikemannetwork.com/biking/p/ACH2OSYS/WC3002 Looks correct,
> works great, and it's a darn handy place to carry a waterbottle.
>
>
>
> Now where do I find classic waterbottles?
>
> Michael Kahrl
> Columbus, Ohio
>
>
>
>
>
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