Review and overhaul of Campagnolo Record Look-style pedals

I know these pedals are around 20 years old at least, but they are still one of my favorite pedals.  Nearly all of the Look-style pedals from this era are durable, serviceable, inexpensive and easy to use; all of the qualities I look for in bike parts.  The Campagnolo versions though are the cream of the crop with the Record versions being my first choice.  They have a beautiful pearly white paint job that pictures do not do justice and look really classy on any bike.  The bodies may be shaped just like the Look branded pedals of the era, but the axles and bearings were manufactured by Campagnolo and…
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Refurb Number 1

July 1, 2013: This project involves rehabbing a Trek 660 frame from around 1985.  This is a cool frame and fork made in Wisconsin with Reynolds 531 tubing.  It is over 30 years old though and could use some modifications and fresh paint to bring it up to date.  I'm going to remove the brake housing guides along the top tube and braze on some split guides on the bottom left side of the top tube.  I will also cold set the rear spacing to 130mm and hone the inside of the seat tube.  Then it is off to powder coating to be blast off the old paint and get…
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Review and overhaul of Campagnolo Record Look-style pedals

I know these pedals are around 20 years old at least, but they are still one of my favorite pedals.  Nearly all of the Look-style pedals from this era are durable, serviceable, inexpensive and easy to use; all of the qualities I look for in bike parts.  The Campagnolo versions though are the cream of the crop with the Record versions being my first choice.  They have a beautiful pearly white paint job that pictures do not do justice and look really classy on any bike.  The bodies may be shaped just like the Look branded pedals of the era, but the axles and bearings were manufactured by Campagnolo and…
Read More

Refurb Number 1

July 1, 2013: This project involves rehabbing a Trek 660 frame from around 1985.  This is a cool frame and fork made in Wisconsin with Reynolds 531 tubing.  It is over 30 years old though and could use some modifications and fresh paint to bring it up to date.  I'm going to remove the brake housing guides along the top tube and braze on some split guides on the bottom left side of the top tube.  I will also cold set the rear spacing to 130mm and hone the inside of the seat tube.  Then it is off to powder coating to be blast off the old paint and get…
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