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    If you're going with a non-equal spaced front,...

    If you're going with a non-equal spaced front, like my 28-44-52, the Cyclone MkII double, and I'm sure the original Cyclone, work great. Equally spaced, like 30-40-50, then a triple works better.
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    Sorry to spoil on you Spoiler, but stamped drops...

    Sorry to spoil on you Spoiler, but stamped drops and Aztec lugs do not a Super Competition make.
    Here's a real '81 or '82
    Note the fork crown difference, too....
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    Looked like a Legnano in the trailer :) But...

    Looked like a Legnano in the trailer :)

    But hey, they used a steel bike. I agree, don't let details get in the way of the message. I'll be seeing it.
  4. The Monthlery came is several designations and...

    The Monthlery came is several designations and weights. I have a set with one "Route" (?) and the other may be a "Pro" (I really don't recall for sure) waiting to be built into a set of wheels. One...
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    Sticky: RIP Tom (Ride in Peace :))

    RIP Tom
    (Ride in Peace :))
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    I would say this is your answer

    I would say this is your answer
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    My wife inherited her mom's Buick 2000 Park...

    My wife inherited her mom's Buick 2000 Park Avenue, with 4 doors, and after driving it awhile, we decided to keep it. Not the same as the Mercedes's we'd had, but we both like it and continue to...
  8. This part of the instructions are wrong. Now you...

    This part of the instructions are wrong. Now you can either:1. use a 2mm spacer on either side of the BB shell and adjust your chainline, or 2. you use the 68mm spindle. If you don't use the...
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    I wish I could help you out more, but I've only...

    I wish I could help you out more, but I've only driven in the area taking my daughter to summer camp for several years in Mentone. The traffic on 117 never inspired me to get on a bike, although the...
  10. I have some Sachs/Huret ARIS parts, both Rival...

    I have some Sachs/Huret ARIS parts, both Rival and New Success. Still haven't found enough pieces to call either a group yet. I'd like to use them on a period-correct frame, but am a little...
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    I have found a difference between Reynolds 531...

    I have found a difference between Reynolds 531 and Columbus Cromor. I stripped a 531 frame years ago, and it still looks rust-free, as compared to the Cromor frame sitting next to it with light rust...
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    Interesting, I can't say that any of those frame...

    Interesting, I can't say that any of those frame details mirror my Motta in the slightest.
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    This is pretty abnormal. I worked @ Ingalls for...

    This is pretty abnormal. I worked @ Ingalls for several years back in the early 80's, and can recall only one real bout with cold like you've experienced multiple times this year. It's been the...
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    DT are 7402 The 8s STI are 7400 (as were the 6s...

    DT are 7402
    The 8s STI are 7400 (as were the 6s DT)
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    I thought you were talking about the riders. I...

    I thought you were talking about the riders. I fit that description.
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    PSA - if you like Rallys, Ribble...

    PSA - if you like Rallys, Ribble has them for $11.48 - $17.33. that's cheap.
  17. Yea, the search function on here isn't very...

    Yea, the search function on here isn't very friendly. I'll see if I can find the right words.

    http://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/761988-hoods-turn-glue.html

    Yahoo search is better than...
  18. There is a thread on these "melting" hoods and...

    There is a thread on these "melting" hoods and remedies for this condition, but I'll let you search for it. :)
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    I've had good luck with the $20 SRAM (model 850?)...

    I've had good luck with the $20 SRAM (model 850?) units.
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    Since sloar likes 'em, I may have to buy one. I...

    Since sloar likes 'em, I may have to buy one. I use an old siphon-feed Craftsman detail g un (~$50 at the time), but always wanted to try a HVLP detail g un.

    You will need a compressor that will...
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    My '86 Ironman had AGC levers, otherwise all...

    My '86 Ironman had AGC levers, otherwise all Shimano 600, because the Shimano 600 lever was still non-aero. [EDIT: from below, it appears the 6300 AX were out earlier, but my bike came with the 6208...
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    W E _ H A V E _ A _ W I N N E R ...

    W E _ H A V E _ A _ W I N N E R





    (10 year old resurrection)
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    We're all smart after the fact. I remember...

    We're all smart after the fact.

    I remember back in the first gas crisis (gas went over 50c/gallon, ouch) I saw 600hp muscle cars in nice shape (Camaros, etc) being given away for $600, and a...
  24. I stopped by a restaurant I saw on a road ride in...

    I stopped by a restaurant I saw on a road ride in Red Bay (in the Panhandle sort of N of Panama City), had a nice lunch, and thought, you know, this place is in the middle of nowhere, yet has mtn...
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    Well, I guess my Record (best guess 1973) with a...

    Well, I guess my Record (best guess 1973) with a ser# of 37478 wasn't built at Putney :)
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