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Old 08-17-13, 05:52 PM
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Originally Posted by afilado View Post
Good looking!

I rebuilt the same frame with all Mavic. I like mine a lot. There's a certain freshness about the ride. I described it as a high class steel with a touch of wood. And, I agree with you, it's plenty stiff enough for what it is today - a performance-capable pleasure ride.

Fine examples are collectible, as far as I'm concerned.

I get what you mean by the touch of wood. It sort of absorbs bumps very different in comparison to steel. Steering is amazing as well, though that could be due to the nice headset.
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