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    I once found a free peugeot on craigslist. The...

    I once found a free peugeot on craigslist. The pic was bad and not drive side, but it had dt shifters, no turkey levers, and looked like forged dropouts. I contacted the seller (or giver, I guess)...
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    I know you said you want to keep the crankset but...

    I know you said you want to keep the crankset but converting it to a 3 piece will make a huge difference. They're pretty cheap on ebay so you can switch back without too much of a loss, they're...
  3. I think you're right. It would be a silly things...

    I think you're right. It would be a silly things to was time being mad about.
  4. You're right, I'm sure Ugo is cursing the gods as...

    You're right, I'm sure Ugo is cursing the gods as we speak.

    Seriously though, who is being negatively effected by this? It's not like hes pumping out fakes left and right. They sell the decals...
  5. I think that there is nothing wrong with what OP...

    I think that there is nothing wrong with what OP did, as long as he doesn't try to sell it as a DeRosa, obviously. But seriously, who is negatively effected by this? It doesn't dilute the market if...
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    I knew they either built tons of frames for other...

    I knew they either built tons of frames for other people or had tons of frames built for them. Even the great Sagan so fallible.
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    I'm not 100% sure, but I believe Giant was one of...

    I'm not 100% sure, but I believe Giant was one of those companies that didn't build their own frames but just bought frames and painted them, like univega, not that that helps very much. Someone...
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    Here is my High Sierra, and I believe its an 84. ...

    Here is my High Sierra, and I believe its an 84. I got it as a frame/fork, and nowhere near mint shape, so I didn't mind mixing and matching parts. Any excuse to post it again....
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    I always heard that DA stuff wasn't easily paired...

    I always heard that DA stuff wasn't easily paired with pretty much anything other than DA. Either way, its generally out of my range anyway.
  10. I have a Technomic on my drop bar conversion that...

    I have a Technomic on my drop bar conversion that I rode across country on. Worked great for me, but my bike frame is one of the largest that Schwinn offered, so I didn't need any extra rise to make...
  11. I bet most people who buy the new Varsity with...

    I bet most people who buy the new Varsity with little to no knowledge of the previous Varsities. It seems like something that high school and college kids buy.
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    Sticky: ISO: a set of brake levers (dia-compe, Shimano,...

    ISO:
    a set of brake levers (dia-compe, Shimano, something aero and 80's looking)
    a saddle, again something appropriate for an 80's bike.
    Some consumables, cables, housing, chain, bar tape, etc.
    ...
  13. Thread: C&V Sin?

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    As long as you aren't doing irreversible damage...

    As long as you aren't doing irreversible damage to the frame then change what you want, as long as you keep the original parts. The one thing that I hate to see are old road bikes with modern wheels...
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    From what I can see (stamped dropouts, suicide...

    From what I can see (stamped dropouts, suicide levers, etc) it is probably an entry level bicycle. I'm sure someone here knows more about Sutton bikes but right off the bat I wouldn't invest too...
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    http://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/bik/4488137058....

    http://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/bik/4488137058.html
    Somebody did not like the response they got.
  16. Thread: Brake Lever

    by degan
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    Personally, as far as comfort goes, the Techtro...

    Personally, as far as comfort goes, the Techtro brake levers are my favorite (I can't remember the exact model but they're easy to find). I used them on my touring bike when I biked across country...
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    I didn't change much, just the consumables,...

    I didn't change much, just the consumables, saddle, stem, and handlebars.
    Before the overhaul, but after some cleaning
    http://s8.postimg.org/3m9bdpsqd/WP_000475.jpg

    After. As you can see I've...
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    I'm sure the 400, even though it wasn't built in...

    I'm sure the 400, even though it wasn't built in the USA, would have been a great bike, there were other factors leading to my passing on it.



    I don't believe the 400s started getting 531 until...
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    I looked into a very early 400 a couple months...

    I looked into a very early 400 a couple months ago. I thought it was the Elance like yours but was very disappointed to find it was the earliest variation which weren't even built in Waterloo. I...
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    Selling the ex-wifes bike....

    Selling the ex-wifes bike.

    I believe this is a ruse, but funny none the less.
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    I have and would again. Made a world of...

    I have and would again. Made a world of difference on my old Kobe road bike. As long as the spokes are spread evenly around the rim and not grouped together like the super modern wheels, which...
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    Sticky: ISO: Front nuts and washer for a Gran-Compe NGC...

    ISO:
    Front nuts and washer for a Gran-Compe NGC 400 brake caliper. Actually, I just need the one conical nut because I think I can get the other parts at loose screws. I believe a bunch of...
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    Poll: Since its obviously going to be a single speed,...

    Since its obviously going to be a single speed, you should cut off the hanger.
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    Poll: Lets make him build the worst bike ever.

    Lets make him build the worst bike ever.
  25. Thread: Price Trends

    by degan
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    I have recently been looking through a lot of...

    I have recently been looking through a lot of completed ebay auctions and I am actually surprised by how cheap some of the stuff is selling for, or not even getting one bid despite a reasonable...
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