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    Improperly adjusted/installed brakes, lying...

    Improperly adjusted/installed brakes, lying wheels, backwards forks, stripped pedals/cranks...buying an Xmart bike very well could be the end of the world. For an unfortunate consumer, anyways.
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    We have two failures at the shop right now,...

    We have two failures at the shop right now, although neither are bonding issues. One has a detached seat stay where a peevious owner over-tightened the seat clamp on a (likely) too-small post. The...
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    Dura-Ace suicide brakes

    Came across some first-gen (1973-1977?) Dura-Ace brake levers for the rare center-pulls. Good-to-great condition (may be missing a mount clamp, I'll have to look tomorrow), with both cables and...
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    I just happen to know where a partial Suntour...

    I just happen to know where a partial Suntour group for that exact bike is. I want to keep it in hopes of that exact frame.

    But if a need does present itself, we may be able to work through my...
  5. Thread: Schwinn/Did

    by Gingi
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    Schwinn/Did

    Searching through our parts bin, I came across an old Schwinn stem shifter still attached to the original cable (thank God). After pulling it all out, I discovered it was also still attached to the...
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    And let's not forget our original poster. While...

    And let's not forget our original poster. While these products are, and have long been, on the market, there's also the aspect of the lever meeting the rider's aesthetics specifications. If a rider...
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    The FFSsystem was produced at least through 1985...

    The FFSsystem was produced at least through 1985 and came on both 1- and 3-piece cranks. There were at least two versions as well. (Aptly named FFS I and FFS II.) A few people I know appreciate the...
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    And he's now selling über-rare Shimano 'XO SWEPE' (ADAMAS AX inverted, minus an 'A') first-gen aero levers. What a maroon.
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  9. Wow. Glad you're making it through. After my last...

    Wow. Glad you're making it through. After my last few spills, I've been trying to utilise my brain bucket more but hqve been lacking in my vigilance. After your story, no more slacking! Godspeed,...
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    Correction, Michael J Fox could do a better job...

    Correction, Michael J Fox could do a better job than this. With Muhammad Ali steadying his hand for him. And who gave him a 98% approval rating?!
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    This drilldo just made me cry harder than...

    This drilldo just made me cry harder than discovering the hooker was infected. And, no, us cannabis afficionados wish not to be associated with this 'artiste'. I could do a better job blazed beyond...
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    +1 The vice method also saves knuckles from being...

    +1 The vice method also saves knuckles from being eaten by the spokes.
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    I'm not saying you're wrong, but they sure look...

    I'm not saying you're wrong, but they sure look exactly like the Chorus brakes currently mounted on my Takara. With the exception of the barrel adjusters, that is. Mine have the original BA's with...
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    Those are authentic. To narrow down the build...

    Those are authentic. To narrow down the build dates: http://www.angelfire.com/rant/allday101/SchwinnCodes1.html/
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    DD, when you retire, you should come through...

    DD, when you retire, you should come through Columbus. My entire team (Cycle Vets) would love to admire some of your steeds and drillium as well as welcome you on a ride with us. And seeing as you're...
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    If anyone needs Suntour freewheels, let me know....

    If anyone needs Suntour freewheels, let me know. I've a great co-op for parts nearby. Can't guarantee condition, but you get it for cost plus shipping. I even picked up a six-speed New Winner Pro...
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    Time to ask said LBS politely (at first, anyways)...

    Time to ask said LBS politely (at first, anyways) to acknowledge their destruction and replace your freewheel.
  18. Thread: Takara Elitist

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    Takara Elitist

    The Takara is finally road worthy. It's far from being finished, but I tired of riding a sub-par bike. Still need to build my wheels, get brake levers, tires, cages, pedals, seat, tape and a Campy...
  19. Thread: Atala Grand Prix

    by Gingi
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    Headbadge332243

    Headbadge332243
  20. Thread: Atala Grand Prix

    by Gingi
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    Headtube-to-downtube lug. 332241

    Headtube-to-downtube lug. 332241
  21. Thread: Atala Grand Prix

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    Finally, pictures. Sorry for the delay.332239

    Finally, pictures. Sorry for the delay.332239
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    Looking for rear hubs for a Topend Force...

    Looking for rear hubs for a Topend Force handcycle.
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    I've never heard of that one. How does one tell...

    I've never heard of that one. How does one tell if one is too far back in the dropout?
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    Handcycle Hubs Needed

    We have a teammate that rides a Topend Force and we're looking at tinkering with his ride.a bit. He wants to start by building some new wheels and has decided he wants a set of American Classic...
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    Thanks, all.

    Thanks, all.
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