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    Like northbend, I'd like to add more experiences...

    Like northbend, I'd like to add more experiences than bikes, but if the right one shows up, then I'll still be game.

    I do have at least 4 complete bikes (see below) I'd like to shed by spring, but...
  2. Only 3 this year 1973 Holdsworth Record 424771...

    Only 3 this year
    1973 Holdsworth Record
    424771
    mostly complete, but I broke it down before pics. Already straightened the fork, found a correct RD & front rim, and most of the decals. Need the...
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    Hate just to tag on, but I'm looking for just 1...

    Hate just to tag on, but I'm looking for just 1 (one) mod 460 cover
  4. Thread: C&V vocations

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    I protect you from: living too long dying too...

    I protect you from:
    living too long
    dying too soon
    becoming disabled

    and I also deal with securities regulators as our firm's compliance officer.
  5. Thread: Naked lugs

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    My unknown French frame, Reynolds 531 metric, but...

    My unknown French frame, Reynolds 531 metric, but came to me with a Columbus sticker, a Tange fork and a 68mm BB apparently rethreaded to Italian. If anyone has an idea, I'd love to know....
  6. Thread: Naked lugs

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    My c.1973 Gitane TdF...

    My c.1973 Gitane TdF
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    Man, I may have to go visit my parents and pass...

    Man, I may have to go visit my parents and pass thru Greenville
  8. Thread: Naked lugs

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    Need to see some more with extra rust removal...

    Need to see some more with extra rust removal
    https://farm7.staticflickr.com/6147/5952670656_6c0507b12c_b.jpg

    a stuck adjusting screw...
  9. Thread: My $5 Gitane!

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    Early 70's (thru 73) Gitane decals were of the...

    Early 70's (thru 73) Gitane decals were of the foil variety. And my '72 or '73 Interclub I bought new way back then had a cotterless crank, but Japanese, not a Nervar. IIRC that fork decal was the...
  10. You're right, adjusted the above. :)

    You're right, adjusted the above. :)
  11. And to go along with JDTs chart, any Stronglight...

    And to go along with JDTs chart, any Stronglight spindle of correct length will work.

    Some manufacturers adjust for the English 68mm/ Italian 70mm difference in the spindle itself (in the middle...
  12. Some of the answers above confuse me a bit. ...

    Some of the answers above confuse me a bit.

    For lining cables beneath the BB, the best thing to use is cable lining.

    You pull the lining (the inner part) out of your cable housing cutoffs. So...
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    I was thinking it ends ....RLOTTI Does it...

    I was thinking it ends ....RLOTTI

    Does it look like a bird on the headbadge (eagle, perhaps)?
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    Super Record cranks - which year? Period correct...

    Super Record cranks - which year?
    Period correct front derailleur, post CPSC w/lip?

    If using post '77 cranks and FD, then you want a spindle @ 115.5mm. If you use the shorter pre-CPSC 113mm,...
  15. Thread: Sapim spokes

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    If you can make bags of 20 work w/the# of spokes...

    If you can make bags of 20 work w/the# of spokes you need, outsideoutfitters.com can bring your cost closer to $2.50/spoke. Not cheap, but cheaper.
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    Sharp bike. Do you have a track nearby so it...

    Sharp bike. Do you have a track nearby so it gets its proper use?
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    I thought you already had this together. I don't...

    I thought you already had this together. I don't have another great option right now in the box. I tried a couple things, but not happy with the result. I wish I still had my Stronglight 118mm BB...
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    That helps. I did test fit the crank on a campy...

    That helps. I did test fit the crank on a campy spindle, and the back of the crank was bottoming out against the back end of the taper, but the bolt end had OK clearance for tightening. It felt a...
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    If it's a model 107 crankset, what bottom bracket...

    If it's a model 107 crankset, what bottom bracket are you using?
  20. That DOS ENO looks interesting, but it doesn't...

    That DOS ENO looks interesting, but it doesn't appear that would work with an 1/8" chain. Am I right?
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    Probably unknown here, but #1...

    Probably unknown here, but #1 at Cross Nats in his class.

    http://cx.cxmagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/SEA_3286-590x888.jpg
    Hardwick Gregg taking the win in Menís 60-64 at 2014 Nationals....
  22. Has anyone tried the Challenge Strada SE (Special...

    Has anyone tried the Challenge Strada SE (Special Edition) tires? They're on ebay @ $40/ea for 700x25 tan or black. If so, I'd like a report before I spring for a set.
  23. NOS TA waterbottles and cages c'64. Is $90 a...

    NOS TA waterbottles and cages c'64. Is $90 a good price?
    Facebook: Online Swap Meet....
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    Your route from AR thru AL definitely avoids the...

    Your route from AR thru AL definitely avoids the hillier areas, and probably the higher traffic you would experience on a more northerly route. I've ridden more of the roads N and S of your route...
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    Swap it around. :) I recovered a saddle for my...

    Swap it around. :) I recovered a saddle for my daughter's campus bike in denim.
    She rode it for several years, but has sold the bike, so I don't know if it's still going strong.

    EDIT: I see...
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