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  1. Thread: a football?

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    Greensburg is where I saw this. I was talking...

    Greensburg is where I saw this. I was talking with a friend where I live and this guy brought it into the LBS. It's impressive but cross winds & visibility would make it problematic as best. I don't...
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    WTB: Ultegra 2x10 shifter set

    I'm looking to buy (or trade for) a set of 2x10 Ultegra shifters. Let me know what you have and if there's anything you're looking for.
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    Looks good either way but I agree with the silver...

    Looks good either way but I agree with the silver rims. However... it would look better in my garage me thinks... lol

    Nice bike, nicely done. What component group is on it?
  4. Thread: a football?

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    a football?

    I saw this thing several months ago and at first thought it was a guy that had a clear umbrella mounted to the front of his bike but upon passing him I realized it was an entire enclosure, sorta like...
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    Here are mine: '84 Schwinn Paramount: 22.4 lb...

    Here are mine:
    '84 Schwinn Paramount: 22.4 lb
    '89 Schwinn 754 (aluminum frame/carbon fork): 22.8 lb
    '91 Trek 820 (daughter's bike): 30.2 lb
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    Sticky: I had a carbon seat post on it and didn't notice...

    I had a carbon seat post on it and didn't notice much difference. Plus the Domane has a semi floating seat tube that isn't directly connected to the top tube or stays... it floats in a bushing...
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    Sticky: I posted these before but I've done some...

    I posted these before but I've done some upgrades:

    Trek Domane 2.0. Only thing left stock is the frame & fork. Upgraded to SRAM Rival. Vuelta Corser SLR rims among other things (pic taken at a SAG...
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    I recently upgraded the group on my Trek Domane...

    I recently upgraded the group on my Trek Domane with SRAM Rival. I had to find a crank set though as it didn't come with one. I found a SRAM Apex crank that has chrome chain rings and looks very...
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    A '91 white Trek 800 I picked up & rebuilt for my...

    A '91 white Trek 800 I picked up & rebuilt for my goofy 9 year old. The cool thing is its almost identical to one I had in college, except mine was black.
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    Black wins. When I built this up last winter I...

    Black wins. When I built this up last winter I had some nice boxed silver Arayas that came from a PDG series Paramount (as did the rest of the components on the bike) I was going to use but one wheel...
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    Which rims to use

    I have a set of white rims on my '84 Paramount. The rims go well with the red & white color scheme. I bought some new FSA rims to use on another bike but honestly, I'm kinda thinking of using them on...
  12. 1. i LOVE that line... 2. understood, though...

    1. i LOVE that line...
    2. understood, though one of my kids seems to run on solar power rather than food... kid never eats
    3. that's what I like about rolling up to a group ride where everyone has...
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    We just started working on this last night. For...

    We just started working on this last night. For now, I'm going to leave it as a triple but she has said she wants a single. More to come.
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    Setting up Trek 6000 as a commuter

    Last spring my wife replaced her mountain bike with a 29er. She is wanting to convert her Trek to a commuter. I'm putting street tires & a rigid fork on it. She's also wanting to make it a single...
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    Very nice. What seat is that?

    Very nice. What seat is that?
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    Both the Schwinn 754 & Paramount are a little...

    Both the Schwinn 754 & Paramount are a little over 23, which is odd considering one is a steel frame/fork and the other is aluminum frame/carbon fork. Both use modern wheels that are about the same...
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    I remember now. Those weights were just frame...

    I remember now. Those weights were just frame only w/o headset or BB, all three bikes. I currently have a carbon fiber fork on my Schwinn. It must be a heavy carbon fork (current model 1" threaded...
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    I had a '92 Paramount PDG 3 (Japanese built w/ OS...

    I had a '92 Paramount PDG 3 (Japanese built w/ OS steel tubing). With stock wheels it was about 21.5 lb. The frame (54cm frame) was 3.8 lb but I don't remember if that was with fork or not. I don't...
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    I'll resume troubleshooting this tomorrow. Here...

    I'll resume troubleshooting this tomorrow. Here are a few notes:

    1. The bike does have new brake shoes (F & R) but the this problem existed before I changed pads. I'll check the toe in on it. I...
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    I'll double check the toe in however the problem...

    I'll double check the toe in however the problem existed before I swapped the brake pads.

    I thought the headset seemed fine (no obvious play, no movement if I were to press the front wheel...
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    front wheel shuddering while braking

    Hello. This has been an annoyance but seems to be getting worse. I have an '84 Paramount than when braking (moderate to heavy) the front wheel, it tends to shudder, similar to a warped disc brake....
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    I think its personal preference. I changed out...

    I think its personal preference. I changed out the 10 speed Tiagra on my main bike for 10 speed SRAM Rival and don't regret it. I can only speak for myself but I didn't notice a huge difference when...
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    agreed. What SRAM is on that? Very nice before &...

    agreed. What SRAM is on that? Very nice before & after shots
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    Perhaps but lets hope Waterford has the sense to...

    Perhaps but lets hope Waterford has the sense to not sell to big box stores. I'd cry if I saw Paramounts in Wallyworld.
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    Elsewhere in the article: While Pacific controls...

    Elsewhere in the article: While Pacific controls the Paramount license, that is the extent of the company’s involvement in the program. Waterford controls production and distribution of the frames.
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