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Seeking info - Fantini frameset

I received a nice note from Vic in South Africa. An alter kaker like myself, he wanted to know if I ever heard of a frame called “Fantini”. I figured it was your typical Italian frame, but when he sent … Continue reading

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What kind of tubing is that?

Several times a year, I receive an email asking about a what kind of bicycle tubing is being used on a bike. The decal is not in any of the catalogs and the owner is stumped. The most recent of … Continue reading

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Some mail

Subject: Tenax tubing Attempting to find info on this tubing used on my Premis. Is this abbreviated in any way in this listing? 63 cm frame weight around 2340 grs. Be interested to find what size frame is used for … Continue reading

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Shimano AB-100 "Auto-2" Automatic 2-Speed Hub

I got a note from Matthias in Germany asking if I had any more information on the aforementioned hub that is shown in the Shimano catalog from 1975 on page 30.A I have never seen it in person and told … Continue reading

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Locked Out

Always check your SQL version before an upgrade!A Locked myself out when I upped to WP 2.9.2 and because I’m on a shared server, my provider would not upgrade the SQL to work.A C’est la vie.A At last I figured … Continue reading

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Parlez vous LOOK?

Excuse my french but I just put up a 1988 LOOK catalog.AA Remember the Mondrian years?AA Ah, mais oui.AA It’s a big glossy book, great printing.AA Those must have been some good years for LOOK.AA It has the usual lineup … Continue reading

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More about me

As I’m sure many of you have noticed, the Bicycle Info Site contains a wealth of knowledge about steel tubing.AA One of the reasons for this is that I once thought of becoming a framebuilder.AA I built about a dozen … Continue reading

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Someone looking for some help.

I get a lot of email about my site, most of it looking for some more specific information.AA Every once in while, though,AAa request comes along that I have no idea how to answer.AA I received one the other day … Continue reading

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Sorry. . .

. . . but I had to do it.AA I turned on ‘hot link’ protection on my site.AA This means that if you want to display any of the literature from the Bicycle Info Project site without linking, the image … Continue reading

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1985 Motobecane Catalog

AA. . . has been added to the Bicycle Info Project.AA Pretty slim, with only 4 bikes in it.AA I don’t think that Motobecane lasted much longer in the US after that.AA I know that the Motobecane name is around … Continue reading

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