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Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Edwardsville, Illinois
Bikes: De Rosa Super Prestige, Colnago Nuova Mexico, Eddy Merckx Corsa Extra, Pinarello Gavia, Schwinn Paramount, Motobecane Grand Record, Peugeot PX10, Serotta Nova X, Simoncini Cyclocross Special, Origin8 monstercross, Pedal Force CG2 and CX2
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Originally Posted by Mazama
I'd look into a Thomson seatpost.
Ride until you pop a spoke, then respoke with Swiss ST spokes. If you keep having problems, you may have to go to a 38-40 count on the rear wheel.
^^^ what Maz said.
See: I have sinned - Schwinn Premis
You might also visit the Vintage forum, they will help you with equipment questions.
When I ride my bike I feel free and happy and strong. I'm liberated from the usual nonsense of day to day life. Solid, dependable, silent, my bike is my horse, my fighter jet, my island, my friend. Together we will conquer that hill and thereafter the world.