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    I use a seatpostmounted rear mudguard when needed.

    I use a seatpostmounted rear mudguard when needed.
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    Merkcx swings both ways in equal style !

    Merkcx swings both ways in equal style !
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    "He also recommends not standing to pedal on...

    "He also recommends not standing to pedal on hills. Instead, shift down and spin."

    What ???? Seriously ?!
  4. Nice bike !

    Nice bike !
  5. Go for the Carlton ! Beautiful bike ready to ride.

    Go for the Carlton ! Beautiful bike ready to ride.
  6. The key question : Will you sweat a lot ? If not,...

    The key question : Will you sweat a lot ? If not, like for a short flat commute use any kind of warm clothing, ( be shure it extends Down over Your lower back). If you are riding hard or have some...
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    Centurion Protour from 89/90 for the Danish...

    Centurion Protour from 89/90 for the Danish market. Too small for me but the price was right and I wanted to see what a later Protour looked like. Tange Infinity tubes and Suntour XCD Group, a...
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    This one popped up on Our "Craigslist" in Oslo...

    This one popped up on Our "Craigslist" in Oslo for 30 $. Bought it on a whim and it is sadly too small for me. This is probably made for the Danish market and is a 1989/90 model. Tange Infinity...
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    Do not know if you still get this but this is the...

    Do not know if you still get this but this is the best Winter jacket I have ever owned. Wool T-shirt and wool longsleeves and I am good to og. Keep my shirt at work.
    Specialized - Deflect? Hybrid...
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    I bought a Trek 990 from the early nineties some...

    I bought a Trek 990 from the early nineties some years ago. Too small so I do not have it anymore. That was a VERY well built bike and I would love to have one in my size.
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    I have used this bike for well over a month now...

    I have used this bike for well over a month now and I really like it. Drop bars are great for my kind of riding and the thumbies are OK on top of the bars. I had the bike set up With Nokian Hakka 300...
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    IMO non-aero levers work less well than aero...

    IMO non-aero levers work less well than aero levers. Cheap single pivot sidepulls suck. My Superbe Pro singlepivots With old 8-speed Ergo-levers stay centered and stop my bike in a safe and...
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    1980 Gitane Trophée, probably deserves a full restoration and not just ending up as a brifterconversion daily rider . Weird raceoriented geometry 56 cm cc seatpost and a 57,5 cm toptube. Came With a...
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    Mockup of my Gitane. Have orderered clamp adapter...

    Mockup of my Gitane. Have orderered clamp adapter and BB. Nice to have a 531 bike again. Headset is in very good condition. Have had the Simplex seatpost lying around for 15 years, no use for a 26,4...
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    Rather tired Gitane from 1980 with a very long...

    Rather tired Gitane from 1980 with a very long stem (140 mm). Planning a change to Brifters and a clincher wheelset. Sanded Down a stem converter and have bought a French BB on German ebay for a...
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    Seldom seen it summed up so wisely !

    Seldom seen it summed up so wisely !
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    Does cycling to work count ? If so 20 minutes to...

    Does cycling to work count ? If so 20 minutes to and a nice longer ride of 90 minutes home should add up to 110 minutes today.
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    88 Marin Pine Mountain, no snow and lots of ice...

    88 Marin Pine Mountain, no snow and lots of ice now so I have swapped the front Hakka 300 for the beefiest Ice Spiker Pro. Great bike for Winter gravelgrinding.
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    It is an OK setup. Nice to be able to reuse the...

    It is an OK setup. Nice to be able to reuse the Deore thumbies, they are rather good shifters. For a bike meant for commuting and weekend rides it is a great setup. Somewhat limits Your handposition...
  20. Why just one bike ? Keep the Secteur and buy a...

    Why just one bike ? Keep the Secteur and buy a used but Nice MTB and see if you like it better and use it more. What "style of mountainbiking" are you
    looking to get into ?
  21. Great bike ! You got as long legs as the seller ?

    Great bike ! You got as long legs as the seller ?
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    It was surprisingly easy. Tradional bend bars and...

    It was surprisingly easy. Tradional bend bars and rather narrow steel clamp I Guess.
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    Cross post from the wintercycling subforum:...

    Cross post from the wintercycling subforum:
    http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b337/plodderslusk/WP_20151114_14_38_43_Pro1_zpsshhtn4yf.jpg...
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    This year's winter beater

    88 Pine Mountain bought at a fleamarket for 12 $. Greased the hubs, New headset and I got rid of the Bio-pace crankset. We'll see how I like my dropbar Conversion With the queer thumbie placement....
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    I'm fine With a low-lumen strobe light but I...

    I'm fine With a low-lumen strobe light but I detest the morons who blast me With their megalumen Chinese wonderlights flashing madly .
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