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    I Just Bought This:

    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...MEWN:IT&ih=011

    Good Buy? Bad Buy? I'm just looking to get in to cyclocross, thinking of it as a singlespeed build, perhaps.

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    Dismount Run Remount etc. 12XU's Avatar
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    Quite possibly the flexiest frame you'll ever ride. Light for its time, but nothing more than a relic...

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    I think it's cool. Turn it into a single.
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    I guess the feel good aspect of this story is that the perpetrators did this as a couple. It's nice to see people coming together with a common love of cycling and assault.

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    No lateral stiffness to speak of, especially if you're used to a modern frame feel. And check the bottom bracket area around the lugs for cracks. I've seen frames with cracks just painted over and sold off quick....

    Otherwise, you could build up a cool looking SS/FG.

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    bward1028
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    i'm thinking of it as a trial bike, for before the iro groupbuy.

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    i think it looks sweet. would work well ss or geared. dunno about stiffness, and of course inspect it around the lugs, but it sounds like it'll serve your purpose well.
    Quote Originally Posted by Sheldon Brown
    Because when fashion conflicts with function, I vote for function.

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    Yeah, build that sucker and start spanking people on all this new aluminum and carbon stuff.
    soh-CAh-T-oa-meter 0 ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ X ~ ~ pi

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    Nice frame. Don't worry about stiffness and your back will thank you after an hour of cross racing

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    Nice buy. Those are great frames. The National cyclocross champ road one of those back in the 70's. Cant remember his name.

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    i saw a dude on one of these at the race this weekend. he kicked ass.
    Quote Originally Posted by Sheldon Brown
    Because when fashion conflicts with function, I vote for function.

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