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Old 06-17-16, 10:37 PM
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Originally Posted by icepick_trotsky
I'm addicted to Shimano hyperglide freewheels. Even with vintage campy drivetrains.
Hey, sometimes you just wanna shift without it sounding like an non-synchronized truck transmission.
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Old 06-17-16, 10:52 PM
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I'm just now seeing this thread.

In my memories, the best riding bike I ever owned was a first gen carbon fiber Specialized Allez. If the damn down tube hadn't separated from the bottom bracket, I might never have spoken "steel is real".
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Old 06-17-16, 11:52 PM
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I bought a very lovely 70s mixte for my SO. She's not a cyclist so I tried to lighten it for her by taking some things off, despite it being completely original. I realised afterwards, she wouldn't have noticed the slightest bit of difference, and the bits I removed have gone by the wayside.

I'm so annoyed/embarrassed with myself about it that I've never posted it on the forum.

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Old 06-17-16, 11:56 PM
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I have to confess that I was helping answer a question in Bike Mechanics and found myself lusting after Dura-Ace 11-speed cassettes.
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Old 06-18-16, 05:14 AM
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Forgive me, for I have sinned.

How so? Mind yer own beeswax.
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my bike computer cost more than my bike.
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Old 06-18-16, 08:30 PM
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I"ve lusted for a Schwinn Town and Country trike for decades. Must have one with a diff and 3 speeds (as I'm a vehicle mechanical engineering geek and that is ME cycling geekiness)...

I don't care if it weighs 65 pounds.

I wonder if I could come up with Positraction for it?
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