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    60 cm seat tube, 58 cm top tube.

    60 cm seat tube, 58 cm top tube.
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    Mix of Campagnolo (brakes, shifters, crankset, and derailed) and Shimano (Dura Ace hubs and 6-speed cassette). It's been my commuter/ballpark ride for the last two years, but it's not as comfortable...
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    No, it's one he had. He bought the frameset from...

    No, it's one he had. He bought the frameset from someone else, arranged for the powder coating (had the stem done at the same time), then built the bike up with a Campy Centaur gruppo. I need to ride...
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    I did buy it.

    I did buy it.
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    I think it would fit. I have a 93.5 cm PBH and...

    I think it would fit. I have a 93.5 cm PBH and proportional arms. Both my bikes have ~58 cm top tube.
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    1991 Bob Jackson Reynolds 753 road bike

    http://washingtondc.craigslist.org/nva/bik/3465388512.html. Thoughts?

    He's asking $1200. No affiliation with the seller, but it's my size and nearby.

    Thanks.
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    CIOCC Frameset $375 -- Worth it?

    Here's the ad: http://washingtondc.craigslist.org/nva/bik/3256836125.html.
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    I bought my first vintage bike (a ~79 Pogliaghi)...

    I bought my first vintage bike (a ~79 Pogliaghi) earlier this year from a guy who works at a local bike shop. I test rode it for a few miles. It handles a lot differently than my IRO, which I...
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    Yep, that's what mine takes. Easy to find and...

    Yep, that's what mine takes. Easy to find and inexpensive.
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    Two speeds or three?

    I currently commute on a single speed at roughly 70 gear inches. I'm planning to look at a Brompton, but I'm not sure whether the two-speed model or the three-speed model would be better for me. I...
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    Rear derailer question

    I have an old Schwinn Continental I've set up as a 1x7 communter, using a Suntour barcon, cheap 7-speed freewheel, and Shimano Tourney derailer. The shifting can be jerky when shifting into an easier...
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    I had a Take-a-Look for awhile but never got...

    I had a Take-a-Look for awhile but never got comfortable using it and had trouble adjusting it and keeping it adjusted. Switched to the little Italian mirror for one bike and the German mirror...
  13. Thread: Tire problem?

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    The place where I bought them agrees with you, so...

    The place where I bought them agrees with you, so I shall do so.
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    Tire problem?

    Just ordered a pair of Schwalbe Marathons, 700 x 25. When I flex one of the tires, it makes a sound like a corrugated hose stretching in and out. The other is silent. So, is this indicative of a...
  15. Thread: chrome shoes??

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    I've got the high tops. Better grip than the...

    I've got the high tops. Better grip than the Sambas (I don't ride w/toe clips), and they keep my feet relatively warm and dry in the rain. Comfortable to walk in as well, though I mainly use them for...
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    I was having problems with the master link on my...

    I was having problems with the master link on my chain, so I bought a new Shimano 6-7-8 speed chain (116 links) and installed it. I didn't take any links out. If this looks OK (smallest cog left,...
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    Here's a picture of the derailer with the chain...

    Here's a picture of the derailer with the chain on the smallest cog, for the sake of comparison. The chain is new, so if I add links, can I just add those I took off originally?
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    Well, the instructions that came with the...

    Well, the instructions that came with the derailer said to wrap the chain around the largest front chainring and largest rear sprocket and add two links, which is what I did. The Park Tool book says...
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    Rear derailer chain rub

    I'm running a 1 x 7 setup, with a 46-tooth chain ring. When the RD is lowest gear (28-tooth), the chain rubs on the jockey wheel cage. It shifts fine otherwise and doesn't seem to have any problem in...
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    I was working on my RR brakes last night and...

    I was working on my RR brakes last night and noticed the same problem. I'm running Cane Creek Drop-V levers up front. I was thinking about pulling the mini-Vs off and re-lubing their mounting points....
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    But couldn't a longer stem help make up for a...

    But couldn't a longer stem help make up for a too-short top tube?
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    In black, for the rain

    In black, for the rain
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    6 speed or 7 speed freewheel

    I have a Schwinn Continental that I converted to single speed. I now want to run it as a 1x6 or 1x7 speed. The wheels are 27 inch. I've had a 6-speed freewheel on it, but I was wondering if a 7-speed...
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    Hey, it took me a lot of surfing to find a rack...

    Hey, it took me a lot of surfing to find a rack that complemented those curves...and wouldn't break the bank.
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    Have at it

    Here's an IRO Rob Roy. Got the frame, fork, and wheel set at the customer appreciation day.
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