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    I have a couple of Cinelli stems to choose from. ...

    I have a couple of Cinelli stems to choose from. I agree that this one looks a bit top heavy but may be the only way to have a cap over the HB's for easy replacement.
  2. THAT would be great! Don't know exactly which...

    THAT would be great! Don't know exactly which way to turn to find one. I was thinking a nice carbon would be acceptable.

    Went to T-town this fall and purchased a pair of Superbe brake calipers. ...
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    I had an hour today to fool around and got this...

    I had an hour today to fool around and got this far in building up the frame. Don't really know what I am going to do with it....
  4. oldsCOOOL - Its not coming. I have stripped all...

    oldsCOOOL - Its not coming. I have stripped all parts off and have removed the crown race from the Giant fork. It was really stuck on there but I managed to get it off without more damage than was...
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    I am surprised at how many I have. I would have...

    I am surprised at how many I have. I would have thought they would be less frequently found.
    I like this post because it is truly adjust and forget. The Super Record version with the single cap...
  6. Thread: Naked lugs

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    pastorbobnlnh :thumb: Jeff you didn't ask for...

    pastorbobnlnh :thumb:

    Jeff you didn't ask for assembled naked frames but looks like gomango and okane upped the ante!
    https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7304/11464958963_2884788d3a_h.jpg108
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  7. Nice haul! Interesting comments on the fork. ...

    Nice haul!
    Interesting comments on the fork. Does it look like a Trek 760 fork the '84 time period? I believe the fork for the 760 had a "Sword" feature on the crown like this one. The reason I...
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    Its Naked but no lugs!...

    Its Naked but no lugs!
    https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3754/12879352433_ab70ccac5f_b.jpgP1010345 by superissimo_83, on Flickr
  9. Thread: Naked lugs

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    Jeff, You let loose a heard of cats! I will...

    Jeff, You let loose a heard of cats! I will only pic a few of the 75 pics of this frame:
    https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5537/11465552313_415e0a6302_b.jpgP1000798 by superissimo_83, on Flickr...
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    I believe those are the right brake calipers....

    I believe those are the right brake calipers. Close enough anyway.
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    Hi, my name is Patrick and I am a C&V addict. I...

    Hi, my name is Patrick and I am a C&V addict. I became one after 30 years of not riding and then pulling out my 1973 Le Champion to take a ride. Needing parts, I started searching and found BF. I...
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    I am lucky to have my Colnago. They don't come...

    I am lucky to have my Colnago. They don't come up often on CL but that is where I found mine. I was living in Portland Ore area in '09 and was involved in an "accident." I used my insurance money...
  13. This is so true! I found two pair for less than...

    This is so true! I found two pair for less than $75 each. One set had HF Record hubs ($75) and the other had both Campy hubs and rims NOS ($50).
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    3 Conti Gatorskin tubulars. Interesting side...

    3 Conti Gatorskin tubulars. Interesting side wall. And a Nashbar crown race puller that didn't work. Man is it stuck.
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    Chuckk - LOL i opened your first pic and thought...

    Chuckk - LOL i opened your first pic and thought "not so bad!" Then I clicked next......I empathize!
    Oldpeddaller - Mike Wolf might have fun visiting!:)

    I wish I had as much room as say........
  16. @ Ed You might turn the TS around but I don't,...

    @ Ed You might turn the TS around but I don't, never have since 1973 (the age of these TS's) when I first used TS's after several years of riding sew-ups. I like the idea of the TS oriented in the...
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    well...:)

    https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5512/12302501795_980ecb22ae_c.jpgPA132340 by superissimo_83, on Flickr
    I think I moved the tire saver to be between the nut and retainer nut. Did the...
  18. I agree. 3 for $50 is a good low cost way to...

    I agree. 3 for $50 is a good low cost way to introduce yourself to the use and ride of tubulars. There is no substitute for good tubulars but save that for when you are ready to commit to the...
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    I stopped years ago. You may talk about the seam...

    I stopped years ago. You may talk about the seam of the jean and the leather on the saddle but I am more concerned about the discomfort on the other side of the seam. I have occasionally worn jeans...
  20. For many it is about breaking even or even making...

    For many it is about breaking even or even making money. It is not for me. It is enjoying the bike, and the therapeutic impact of riding, working on the bikes and parts. I also enjoy the memories...
  21. My educated opinion (mechanical engineer) is that...

    My educated opinion (mechanical engineer) is that oddjob2 almost said it right. It absolutely does do both functions, radial positioning and retention of the head.

    Prevents the chair from...
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    I can only think of one exception. The 1973...

    I can only think of one exception. The 1973 Bottecchia top of the line models, Professional and Giro d'Itaila, had the same frame, color and except for one model decal the same decal's. The...
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    I have one and rootboy nailed it. I was tired of...

    I have one and rootboy nailed it. I was tired of trying to keep on pitch and felt the quality of my work might improve with use. I don't tension wheels that often like some. I can believe that if...
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    Here I thought the title was about water...

    Here I thought the title was about water displacement or how many FW's should one have.

    I like the sound of the IRD 7spd. The Regina sounds good too!
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    2. Consider parting out and keeping the good...

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    Consider parting out and keeping the good suff and sell the rest. That way you can do your n+1 thing after you settle into the new place. It will happen!

    I moved to a much more expensive...
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