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I bought a set of those recently. They are called Pista bars.
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But not good for my riding, I need uprights. They look good though.
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It's quite the read, the man was one of the highest paid athletes in the world during the Depression. And people back then weren't the same as us:
"In 1925, he began intensive training, cycling 25 to 30 miles every evening after a full day’s work at the local logging camp."
 

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Adding on to the story:



It's quite the read, the man was one of the highest paid athletes in the world during the Depression. And people back then weren't the same as us:
"In 1925, he began intensive training, cycling 25 to 30 miles every evening after a full day’s work at the local logging camp."
And that is what he rode
 

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I moved it to the basement lab and tried to get it together yesterday. Struggled for a couple of hours, accomplished nothing. The crank arms won't fit through the cups, and the threads on the fork are mangled.
 

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I had the same...2 days of hard work and lots of swearing.
I followed up with a week or so of procrastination. Haven't touched the thing since. Can't get the bottom bracket to sit right, and the threads on the fork are mangled, can't get nuttin' on there. Lacking the tools and know how, I'm at an impasse. Motivation to rebuild the hubs has disappeared.
 

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That's the problem with the winter builds, things get tight cash wise with holidays coming, weather gets chilly like friggin COLD and motivation for bragging rights that rarely get used, goes out the window. (Hey close that thing didn't ya hear it's COLD out there...)
 

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That's the problem with the winter builds, things get tight cash wise with holidays coming, weather gets chilly like friggin COLD and motivation for bragging rights that rarely get used, goes out the window. (Hey close that thing didn't ya hear it's COLD out there...)
I was going to go over today but we got nailed with a storm
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But next day off I'm there well get that bike together
 

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But next day off I'm there well get that bike together
We'll get it done. In time for the deadline? That's the question, still a few bits to track down, still a few procedures to complete.
I made a list.

Need to find:
Wheel nuts x4
Truss Rod nuts X2
Bottom bracket nut
Handle bar wrap

Need to do:
Clean and regrease hubs
Fix fork threading and mount fork
Mount stem and bars
Wrap bars
Mount tires and wheels
Fit and mount truss bars*
Sort out bottom bracket issues
Size and install chain
Install saddle

Nice to do (but can wait if it has to):
Oil treatment for Brooks saddle leather*

*Couple of secrets revealed here, Ingola provided me with a pretty pair of trusses and a Brooks saddle. Teased them earlier in a couple of pictures, but they flew below the radar
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We'll get it done. In time for the deadline? That's the question, still a few bits to track down, still a few procedures to complete.
I made a list.

Need to find:
Wheel nuts x4
Truss Rod nuts X2
Bottom bracket nut
Handle bar wrap

Need to do:
Clean and regrease hubs
Fix fork threading and mount fork
Mount tires and wheels
Fit and mount truss bars*
Sort out bottom bracket issues
Size and install chain
Install saddle

Nice to do (but can wait if it has to):
Oil treatment for Brooks saddle leather*

*Couple of secrets revealed here, Ingola provided me with a pretty pair of trusses and a Brooks saddle. Teased them earlier in a couple of pictures, but they flew below the radarView attachment 220271 View attachment 220272
Can you post better pics of the threading on the fork when you have time.
 

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Can you post better pics of the threading on the fork when you have time.
Took a quick break from shovelling
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At one point, Dr Hamfists was able to force a newer nut on there, but as I twisted it down, I noticed that it seemed to be shaving the peaks off the threads. I've never been able to thread on anything from the headset that came off it
 

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ya you just need a fork tap.
Best tool in my tool box love mine
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Nice. I've got the die but I wish I had a handle for mine. I use a big pipe wrench carefully. If I yank on it too hard it will start threading on crooked and it will cut off center threads down in the middle if you're not careful. Ask me how I know...
 

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