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    A '74 Raleigh Sports, not one of the high-end...

    A '74 Raleigh Sports, not one of the high-end bikes...and yes, I'm realizing now that the effort and money I'm sinking into this project probably wouldn't have been worth it, if I'd known what I was...
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    +1.

    +1.
  3. Nothing wrong with good carbon, but there's also...

    Nothing wrong with good carbon, but there's also a lot of cheaply-made crap. Personally, I'd trust metal more, and pay less...there's a lot of perfectly decent and reliable aluminum posts out...
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    Nice! Turns out the other seatstay's cracked,...

    Nice! Turns out the other seatstay's cracked, too. Guess I just need to plan on a repaint, too, or a powdercoat.
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    Makes sense...thanks.

    Makes sense...thanks.
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    Kinda what I was thinking. Thank you.

    Kinda what I was thinking. Thank you.
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    Why non-detergent, specifically?

    Why non-detergent, specifically?
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    Looks like brass. Since I'm taking off paint and...

    Looks like brass. Since I'm taking off paint and other stuff, I wonder if there'd be a point to preemptively re-brazing the other side, just to be safe.
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    How repairable are the old Raleigh frames? ...

    How repairable are the old Raleigh frames?

    On the bike I've been slowly putting together (so much for "winter project"), I just found that the right seat stay is broken loose from the seat...
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    I can't disagree with the above...however, I...

    I can't disagree with the above...however, I noticed a big difference in the smoothness of shifting when I upgraded my old STX derailleurs to Deore XT.
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    Good write-up.

    Good write-up.
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    Stick with rigid. a rider as heavy as you or I...

    Stick with rigid. a rider as heavy as you or I would waste a lot of energy "pumping" the shocks as they pedal...this can get discouraging. Unless you're seriously off-roading, good wheels and tires...
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    +1.

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  14. Not sure if this is worth a look, but it's an...

    Not sure if this is worth a look, but it's an '80s Univega MTB:

    Vintage Survivor Univega "80s" Mt. Bike
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    Okay.

    Okay.
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    Consider tandem bike wheels for extra beefiness.

    Consider tandem bike wheels for extra beefiness.
  17. You might also want to reconsider getting a bike...

    You might also want to reconsider getting a bike with shocks on it. Especially with people like us, we tend to start "pumping" the shocks as we pedal, making it less efficient and more tiring. Yes,...
  18. Thread: When Art Attacks!

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    There comes a point when you just need to cut it.

    There comes a point when you just need to cut it.
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    Purty.

    Purty.
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    1mm flax twine.

    1mm flax twine.
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    Those are some chubby-inducing welds.

    Those are some chubby-inducing welds.
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    What's kind of sad is that someone must've put a...

    What's kind of sad is that someone must've put a lot of work into that.
  23. Stacked against the living room wall, and hope...

    Stacked against the living room wall, and hope the dogs don't knock them over.
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    +1 on clean and adjust. That prolly hasn't been...

    +1 on clean and adjust. That prolly hasn't been done in years.

    What size are the rims? They look like 27", but the caliper looks like it might be meant for 26x1-3/8 on that frame.
  25. I have Cane Creek SCR-5's with salmon Kool Stops....

    I have Cane Creek SCR-5's with salmon Kool Stops. Pricey if you buy them retail, but if you scout around on Fleabay you can find some good deals. I couldn't really say whether they're the best,...
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