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  1. Great bike in a very, very good condition ! Does...

    Great bike in a very, very good condition ! Does it fit, is it your size ? If so and With a not too horrendous price this is a nobrainer, og buy ! TSX is great tubing, very solid, Merckx bikes are...
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    It's not about the clothes, it's about the shoes....

    It's not about the clothes, it's about the shoes. I will have to get used to it as I grow older but for now I will not be passed by anybody not being clipped in !
  3. Wikipedia : "The English colloquialisms such as...

    Wikipedia : "The English colloquialisms such as turn out to be a pig in a poke or buy a pig in a poke mean that something is sold or bought without the buyer knowing its true nature or value,...
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    Hey all you pieloving sissys, there is only one...

    Hey all you pieloving sissys, there is only one way to measure your average speed : As they do it in TdF. Start to finish, then you have your average speed as simple math, distance and time...
  5. How about something like this: Marin Bikes |...

    How about something like this:
    Marin Bikes | Cortina T3 CX Pro | Mountain Bikes, Road Bikes, and City/Commuter Bicycles | us
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    Barend shifters work great on my Focus Mares...

    Barend shifters work great on my Focus Mares gravelgrinder. I put them on so I could use XTR V-brakes, a really great improvement on the cantis that were there before. I have had no problems...
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    Bikepedia shows three years for this model, 95,...

    Bikepedia shows three years for this model, 95, 96 and 97. Yours could be any one of them. Decent quality roadbike, no reason to upgrade if everything works well. Google "double butted" it is a way...
  8. The Norwegian Dag Otto Lauritzen who won a stage...

    The Norwegian Dag Otto Lauritzen who won a stage in TdF in 1987 started out as a serious roadie when he was recuperating from a knee wound when he was 23! Go for it, if you are lucky with your...
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    Very nice ! What did it start out as ?

    Very nice ! What did it start out as ?
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    Very nice Moots ! Super fun on hardpack gravel...

    Very nice Moots ! Super fun on hardpack gravel with those tires, probably quite a challenge if the gravelroad gets a bit rougher.
  11. Searched the forum and found an easy way to fix...

    Searched the forum and found an easy way to fix the loose cage fittings. Cut the steerer and took the bike for a climbing workout earlier tonight. Seems to be a quick nimble bike, good to climb with...
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    Just bought this on a whim. Seems like a good...

    Just bought this on a whim. Seems like a good find but I have yet to ride it for some distance. 2006/7 Litespeed Vortex with what look like quite low mileage....
  13. Just a few hundred meters, everything seems to...

    Just a few hundred meters, everything seems to work fine. Looking forward to taking it for a longer ride when the weather turns for the better.
  14. Here it is with a new headset. Only issue still...

    Here it is with a new headset. Only issue still unresolved are loose fittings for the downtube bottlecage. ...
  15. Wife asks : Have you bought a pig in a poke ?

    In Norway it is a cat in a sack you buy if you are scammed, so that is what she said when I came home with yet another bike the other night.
    I tried to be without a roadbike after someone removed...
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    It was a revelation all those years ago, I had...

    It was a revelation all those years ago, I had not expected a film dealing with those issues in such a manner. Would love to watch it again now and see how I view it differently now (at 57).
  17. I bough a 2 year subscription to the German...

    I bough a 2 year subscription to the German "Tour" Magazine and got a Vaude Gravit 15+3 for free. Great commuting backpack with room enough for some light shopping on the way home.
  18. What,s up with the Panasonic ?

    What,s up with the Panasonic ?
  19. Spent a week on the Riviera with family and...

    Spent a week on the Riviera with family and rented a bike (Trek Domane 4.3) for four days. Nice rides, highlight was the Route de Crete on the west side of the Gorge de Verdon. Going down there again...
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    My new gravelgrinder.

    Bought this Norwegian branded CX-bike today. Great for gravelgrinding but I also consider using it for next years Paris-Brest with 30 mm slicks. My hands seems to find it harder and harder to shift...
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    Sticky: Bought this Norwegian brand CX-bike today. So far...

    Bought this Norwegian brand CX-bike today. So far very satisfied with DI2 shifting and the bike handles well also. Took it for 45 miles of hilly gravelgrinding . Had to tighten the headset on the...
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    Specialized Phenom Expert, great saddle for my...

    Specialized Phenom Expert, great saddle for my gravelgrinding CX-riding.
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    That bike puts a big smile on my face ! Love to...

    That bike puts a big smile on my face ! Love to hear how it rides.
  24. Here's how to do it if you've got the means:...

    Here's how to do it if you've got the means:
    http://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/671499-1992-miyata-triple-cross.html
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    His and hers Marin Pine Mountains from 1988, 35 $...

    His and hers Marin Pine Mountains from 1988, 35 $ at a fleamarket. Unloved for a very long time but not used all that much....
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