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Old 10-17-15, 09:54 AM
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I think I'm the "worst offender". Not only do I mix and match components that I like willy-nilly, most of my bikes are 70's or 80's 120-126mm rear ends, I almost always spread them to 130mm (the horror!). I also often take a torch to them, add new braze-ons, and repaint (blasphemy!).

Now I do have an early 50's Rochet that will be restored this winter, that​ bike will be kept original. Gotta draw the line somewhere...
If someone tells you that you have enough bicycles and you don't need any more, stop talking to them. You don't need that kind of negativity in your life.
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