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Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-24-16, 06:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,677
Posted By Chrome Molly
Fantastic! The color combination is unique and...

Fantastic! The color combination is unique and the wheel decals bring the overall package together.

I think any bike that is is steel with shiny campy bits on it is a classic.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-23-16, 05:36 PM
Replies: 5,743
Views: 1,249,853
Posted By Chrome Molly
So many shades of red and you nailed it. Nice!

So many shades of red and you nailed it. Nice!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-23-16, 04:55 PM
Replies: 5,743
Views: 1,249,853
Posted By Chrome Molly
Posting immediately below a post with reference...

Posting immediately below a post with reference to its content seems to have worked here for years but yeah you'd have to come back to notice it, so my continued bad I suppose...

Campy 10 cable...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-23-16, 04:05 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 3,179
Posted By Chrome Molly
My latest retro grouch issue is that companies...

My latest retro grouch issue is that companies are making 27.2 seat posts with writing more than a fist ways down from the clamp. Why they think I will pay top dollar to have that problem is...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-22-16, 06:02 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 3,179
Posted By Chrome Molly
Fly fishing for Musky... Tossing cat toys with...

Fly fishing for Musky... Tossing cat toys with hooks in them

I imagine the fight must be fantastic though.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-21-16, 08:55 PM
Replies: 5,743
Views: 1,249,853
Posted By Chrome Molly
Campy pull is 2.8mm and a sram 10ea rd is a 1.3...

Campy pull is 2.8mm and a sram 10ea rd is a 1.3 ratio so unless I'm missing something that would only shift 10 of 11 cogs on either a campy or shimano 11 cassette. Do you use the stop on the low...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-20-16, 08:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 786
Posted By Chrome Molly
With modern stuff I get the wheel straight and...

With modern stuff I get the wheel straight and move on. With vintage gear the position of the guide pulley can make a big difference in the ease of shifting and lack of ghost shifting IMO.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-20-16, 08:13 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 3,179
Posted By Chrome Molly
There is great joy in introducing teenagers to...

There is great joy in introducing teenagers to three on the tree. Once they get it they are ready for the rest of life.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-20-16, 04:08 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,721
Posted By Chrome Molly
Yes

Yes
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-20-16, 04:07 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,721
Posted By Chrome Molly
I haven't voted yet, but think the over/under is...

I haven't voted yet, but think the over/under is for over, over, under...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-17-16, 04:55 PM
Replies: 1,648
Views: 64,746
Posted By Chrome Molly
My brother is in for a Friday ride. Whatever is...

My brother is in for a Friday ride. Whatever is good for Friday, but flat might be the thing.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-17-16, 04:54 PM
Replies: 1,648
Views: 64,746
Posted By Chrome Molly
Question related to the show... Is there a...

Question related to the show...

Is there a place where the show bikes are secure while we are riding (for those of us bringing more than one)? Need to decide if I bring the bikes that fit on the...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-17-16, 04:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,182
Posted By Chrome Molly
I think those would easily find a place on a top...

I think those would easily find a place on a top 30 list, but the list is too 80's and Italian based to be a top ten.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-17-16, 04:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 608
Posted By Chrome Molly
At least the 26 is admittedly (by compass) a...

At least the 26 is admittedly (by compass) a recased pasela. I safely assume the other apples aren't falling much farther from the tree either.
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Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-17-16, 06:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 608
Posted By Chrome Molly
I would most definitely either stick with the...

I would most definitely either stick with the Conti's (also available in 25's and 28's if you need more cushion) or go with something like a Veloflex Master. The tread compound of the Continental...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-16-16, 06:59 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,169
Posted By Chrome Molly
If you want to save a few bucks then get Vuelta...

If you want to save a few bucks then get Vuelta Corsa Light wheels. Cheap, light, durable, and not offensively deep rims.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-16-16, 06:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 388
Posted By Chrome Molly
Hotness. Oh yeah!

Hotness. Oh yeah!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-16-16, 04:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,426
Posted By Chrome Molly
Photos from today's ride. A perfect day for...

Photos from today's ride. A perfect day for riding, and great conversations along the way. Thanks to all who participated.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-15-16, 11:19 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,426
Posted By Chrome Molly
https://www.ramseycounty.us/sites/default/files/Pa...

https://www.ramseycounty.us/sites/default/files/Parks%20and%20Recreation/Park%20Maps%20-%20White%20Bear%20Lake.pdf

5050 Lake Avenue (aka hy 96)
White Bear Lake MN. 55110

Hope to see you...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-14-16, 06:02 AM
Replies: 1,648
Views: 64,746
Posted By Chrome Molly
Bumping as this is getting closer... Who is...

Bumping as this is getting closer...

Who is interested in a Friday or Sunday ride (flatter of course)? I think we kicked around a couple possibilities earlier.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-14-16, 05:49 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,426
Posted By Chrome Molly
Two days out and the weather appears to be...

Two days out and the weather appears to be cooperating (20% chance of isolated t storms most likely later in the day)
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-13-16, 08:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 291
Posted By Chrome Molly
Congrats and enjoy

Congrats and enjoy
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-13-16, 07:57 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,223
Posted By Chrome Molly
Should be a winner.

Should be a winner.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-13-16, 06:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 319
Posted By Chrome Molly
That is a sweet bike. Nice choices on components...

That is a sweet bike. Nice choices on components and wheels also.
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 07-12-16, 06:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,051
Posted By Chrome Molly
I've been hanging upside down from the ceiling...

I've been hanging upside down from the ceiling for over a week hoping to grow an extra inch, but it doesn't seem like it's going to happen.
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