Old 11-20-21, 04:26 PM
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Originally Posted by jamesdak View Post
You mean like this?

Heck, if it gets another old frame back on the road, is fast as heck and a joy to ride, why not?
Hey jamesdak - you could school others about combining old and new since your builds that you amass (I've been following your 19 mph thread) all reflect a certain design aesthetic that works. Sort of like looking at Drillium Dude 's creations - so inspirational!

For me do like to embrace modern parts but I concur with what others say about durability, and ongoing utility of the parts.

For me, I feel that tubeless is ripe to pair with vintage hubs. The ride is so unique, I would encourage anybody to try a custom wheel build with tubeless ready rims and then to be properly fitted with tubeless tape/valves and some high performing tubeless tires that punch way, way above their class. Folks don't realize that ride quality is more like tubular than tubed clinchers. The ones I had built up are really good and the work required to get the system up and reliable is worth the effort.
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