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    Nice Bike, I have a identical MB-3 , year and...

    Nice Bike, I have a identical MB-3 , year and color etc . I sold my 89 MB-1 as the 93 -3 was a better bike IMO. What is your location and conditions? Tons of good modern rubber mostly all better...
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    Shift ratio is determined by two things, cable...

    Shift ratio is determined by two things, cable pull and derailuer geometry. Campy 11 and Shimano 9 shifters have essentially the same cable pull. That allows you to use most Shimano RD's with shimano...
  3. You never have to lie or not tell your wife about...

    You never have to lie or not tell your wife about a new bike or part, just talk about bikes for 5-10 minutes , she will tune out , then slip in the info that your going to buy X or bought Y.
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    If you want to throw a Shimano RD on it 9 speed...

    If you want to throw a Shimano RD on it 9 speed Shimano will index with Campy 11 ergo levers.
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    I like a cup of Joe and a hand full of dates. I...

    I like a cup of Joe and a hand full of dates. I work outside in the heat and it the quick cure for the slugs.
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    That's interesting , I like a Turbo but could not...

    That's interesting , I like a Turbo but could not ride a Swift , I was numb unless I sat on the steel back edge. I can ride flat saddles around 143mm like WTB SST's . Unfortunately finding a...
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    This ^, the Swift sucked, the guy who bought it...

    This ^, the Swift sucked, the guy who bought it off me on CL said the same thing.
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    I re-tubed a Continential sprinter that was...

    I re-tubed a Continential sprinter that was around 10 years old , lasted one ride before the casing gave out. I did mine by cutting a latex tube by the valve , pulling it through the tire with a...
  9. Thread: Evil glue

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    My thoughts exactly,remove chunks, leave base...

    My thoughts exactly,remove chunks, leave base layer.
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    I cold set my 74 International to 130 , it was...

    I cold set my 74 International to 130 , it was 126 when I got it, I used the SB method with string, , some tough rear chainstays! Be surre you have the dropouts aligned as well as the hanger, they...
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    Interesting my 96 RC frame is 55 square, CtC...

    Interesting my 96 RC frame is 55 square, CtC lists as a 55 in the catalog.......
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    Would that set up be suitable for adding disk...

    Would that set up be suitable for adding disk mounts to a old stumpjumer frame, and a brace for the rear?
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    Sticky: Have 1974 Raleigh International ,champagne no...

    Have 1974 Raleigh International ,champagne no rust,dents usual shop wear, low miles, belonged to a friend who bought new as a frame, was his green belt bike. Spaced to 130 , aligned. Wanted , modern...
  14. Ability to shift multiple rear gears as you...

    Ability to shift multiple rear gears as you change front chainrings, and the fact that the brake lever does not pivot sideways.
  15. Maybe so , but Uncle Randy is correct on this,...

    Maybe so , but Uncle Randy is correct on this, trust me.
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    VeloBase.com - Component: Bicycle Research Tire...

    VeloBase.com - Component: Bicycle Research Tire Savers - Flint Catchers
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    No I didn't I can change my position to match...

    No I didn't I can change my position to match anybody who I am riding with, lets see you change tire , tubes or hubs rolling down the hill.
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    Flatting often.
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    You mean if I post data I might be proven wrong....

    You mean if I post data I might be proven wrong. ..................
    IMO other things come into play in descending while not pedaling, mainly hubs, tires and tubes, I often roll right past other...
  20. I like the 13-24 which I don't see as it gives...

    I like the 13-24 which I don't see as it gives you a 16t , don't like a 15-17 jump. If I had to source a freewheel I would instead source a low mileage 105 or ultegra 8 speed freehub and lace that...
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    It's sitting by the garbage cans, fair game in...

    It's sitting by the garbage cans, fair game in most peoples eyes.....undoubtedly gone.
  22. I have used that shifter as a double and triple....

    I have used that shifter as a double and triple. Works really well as a double with the afforded trim feature . Almost like having a Campy Ultra, but not really.
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    I would swap in a eight speed freehub, eight or...

    I would swap in a eight speed freehub, eight or nine (hubbub) cassette, re-dish, and run campy Veloce 10 speed for around $115.00 for Britain. Even comes with new Campy cable set which are $50 on...
  24. I like Honey , but really don't see the color...

    I like Honey , but really don't see the color when riding so either is fine.
  25. I have seen conflicting info on Sachs ergo as to...

    I have seen conflicting info on Sachs ergo as to if the cable pull is Campy or Shimano which would dictate your rear derailleur. I run sachs eight speed freewheels and they seem to work fine with ...
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