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    At least some 70's Fiorelli-built Coppi's used...

    At least some 70's Fiorelli-built Coppi's used Reynolds 531 tubing. I have a Tour de France model that is just such a beast.
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    I might could use just the spindle, if you don't...

    I might could use just the spindle, if you don't mind parting it out. Are the cups *****d (thick cups)? Hard to tell from the pics.
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    Pantographing on Actual Race Bikes

    I know drillium was a thing back in the day to lighten race bikes. To what extent was pantographing something just for fancy consumer bikes, and how much was it done on actually raced bikes?
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    But doesn't that happen too with a garden variety...

    But doesn't that happen too with a garden variety rear dropout cold set? The chain stay brazings are going to take some of that stress, no?
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    I love these sorts of projects. So you'd be...

    I love these sorts of projects. So you'd be creating an ultra-6 freehub for 120mm spacing. Dig it. But does the 14t threaded cog not have built-in spacer, and would that also have to be ground...
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    I have straightened a couple of kids' bike forks...

    I have straightened a couple of kids' bike forks with a heavy iron pipe that just fits over the steerer tube, and with the fork ends on a 2x4 applying pressure to the fork crown area (i.e. standing...
  7. > I'm in the shape of my life at 48. > I have...

    > I'm in the shape of my life at 48.

    > I have traded up a bit in recent years, so have now had the joy of owning and riding some very nice bikes (e.g. Masi, Raleigh Team Pro, Moto GR, Coppi). I've...
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    Cool bike. What size?

    Cool bike. What size?
  9. Superbe bike. Not my size, but quite nice. That...

    Superbe bike. Not my size, but quite nice. That is a sexy crown.
  10. I wish there was a saddle exactly halfway between...

    I wish there was a saddle exactly halfway between the B17 and Team Pro, both in leather thickness and saddle width.
  11. I have a Campy Nuovo Gran sport front and rear...

    I have a Campy Nuovo Gran sport front and rear pair. They are yours for $25 shipped.
  12. Yup. Couple of those are in my size too. I bet...

    Yup. Couple of those are in my size too. I bet that Herse tops 10k.
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    Another tire to throw in the mix is the new...

    Another tire to throw in the mix is the new Panaracer Fairweather 28mm that Velo Orange now stocks. I just got a pair, and will report back after I put some riding in. They also come in funky...
  14. Would a Campy Nuovo Gran sport do? That would...

    Would a Campy Nuovo Gran sport do? That would look the part without breaking the bank.
  15. At least around here, cycling is measured on...

    At least around here, cycling is measured on specific days when policy makers do an actual field count of bikes on the road. This is to better shape infrastructure changes - bike lanes, paths, etc. ...
  16. Thread: Sapim spokes

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    Danscomp is a great deal, and they will do any...

    Danscomp is a great deal, and they will do any count you like. Only drawback is that you have to order over the phone, and they can't do really long spokes (for like 4x small flange 27" wheels), as...
  17. We need a "Post your keepers you found on the...

    We need a "Post your keepers you found on the 'Are You looking For One Of These' Thread" thread.
  18. That's what makes it go faster.

    That's what makes it go faster.
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    What length? Pre-CPSC would be needed which would...

    What length? Pre-CPSC would be needed which would be 117/Eng, 118/It. Later were 123/Eng, 124/It. I may have a 117.
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    I can't say no to that. PM on the way.

    I can't say no to that. PM on the way.
  21. You can build a bike fast/cheap/nice: pick two. ...

    You can build a bike fast/cheap/nice: pick two. I have generally been patient on obtaining parts, and so all my keepers are probably worth more than I have in them. Some have been very looooong...
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    The drillium taketh away, and the chainguard giveth back. :)
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    I agree it looks like a Raleigh Grand Prix,...

    I agree it looks like a Raleigh Grand Prix, though that would not have been a 531 frame in the mid-70's. http://www.kurtkaminer.com/1973raleighcat_22_lg.jpg
  24. I don't have experience direct with those, but I...

    I don't have experience direct with those, but I think I heard they had an issue with weak spoke holes. Maybe it was their 650b versions, and maybe they've made a fix. Or maybe that's why those are...
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    Should work fine, as long as the 600 rear...

    Should work fine, as long as the 600 rear derailer is SIS compatible, meaning a 6208 or later:
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