What??? Only 2 wheels?
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Boston-ish, MA
Bikes: '73 Raleigh Carlton Gran Sport, '72 Peugeot UO-8, '82 Peugeot TH8, '87 Bianchi Brava, '76? Masi Grand Criterium, '87 Centurion Ironman Expert, '74 Motobecane Champion Team, '86 Gazelle champion mondial, '81? Grandis, and lots of uncertainty on some
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Nice bikes, all three. As I've gotten older...I went to a 48/36 years ago, and then 48/34 crank last year. Truth be told, I had no use for the high stock gearing of the my bikes even when I was younger. Doing it when I did wasn't so much because I needed to but that I finally had the wisdom to recognize it! On the other hand, my '72 UO8 which I use as a commuter has its original cottered crank and steel handlebar. I had replaced the crank with alloy once before, and perhaps will lighten the bike this year or this winter by replacing both crank and bar.
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