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Old 03-16-14, 12:49 PM   #1
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Advice/Ideas requested

Ok, so I am going to have a little money available to play with. While I am tempted to find another bike, I am thinking it would be better spent upgrading the ones I have.

Commuter:

'81 Bianchi Limited
Mavic Aksium front wheel, White Industries rear w/Pastorbobinnh FW
Specialized cranks
105 dual pivot brakes
VO Portuer handlebars
RHM Brooks Pro saddle
Really only thing this one could use is some pedals and a nicer RD.

C&V Road:

'84 Torpado Super Strada
All original except for
Soma Highway One handlebars
Tektro Brake levers
Campy dual pivot brakes
Selle Italia Max Flite saddle
This one I am happy with.

Main Ride:

2001 LeMond Nevada City
Original Sora Grupo (cranks, FD, RD, Brifters)
105 dual pivot brakes
On One Midge handlebars (love them)
Koobi PRS Alpha Saddle
Velocity Deep V rims
This is the one I am wondering about....

Would lighter rims be a good investment?
Would a better level Grupo be better?
Something else?
Nothing?

Thanks in advance for the help.
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Old 03-16-14, 04:35 PM   #2
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Focus on the Lemond, don't go whole hog, and sell off the take-offs. Spend the rest on your wife.
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Focus on the Lemond, don't go whole hog, and sell off the take-offs. A nice Veloce triple group, would be cool, but you'd have to buy wheels.

Fenders on your commuter.

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Wheels and tires for the Lemond, then purchase an ultegra triple RD for the lemond (try to find an older 6500 series NOS), then move the sora RD to the commuter. Fenders for the commuter if it rains where you live. My $.02
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I'm with CM, strip the Sora and move it to the commuter, upgrade to 105 or Ultegra.

Then spend too much on tires for everything.
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Ok. So, concentrating on the LeMond was what I was thinking, but I wasn't sure if wheels or group would be a better focus.

Wheels first? Ok...which ones? Suggestions? Ideas? Reasons?

I already have have a big chunk set aside for wife and some things she wants done around the house.

Tires...LeMonds are new. Torpado aren't very old. Commuter could use a new set.
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