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Old 07-10-20, 08:11 AM
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Originally Posted by daverup
I confess to being a pedal downgrader.
Good for you. Down with quill pedals.

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Perhaps now that we're on page 3 I can safely confess this:



Yes! The Rolls saddle was obviously not available in 1973, nor were the Campagnolo Epsilon rims or the Triomphe shift levers. This build may also involve one or two other minor offenses.
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Originally Posted by Andy_K
Perhaps now that we're on page 3 I can safely confess this:



Yes! The Rolls saddle was obviously not available in 1973, nor were the Campagnolo Epsilon rims or the Triomphe shift levers. This build may also involve one or two other minor offenses.
Mount a matching RD on the NDS side and you'd have training wheels.
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Originally Posted by Wildwood


Worthy? SurferRosa
Yeah, uh, not sure. We can discuss. Bring herb.

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btw, youse guys, when you mention someone and want his attention or response, you need to write out the name (after using the @ sign). Don't select it from the pop up window, else he won't be notified (unless he just stumbles upon it like I did here).
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Originally Posted by droppedandlost
Mount a matching RD on the NDS side and you'd have training wheels.
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Originally Posted by SurferRosa
btw, youse guys, when you mention someone and want his attention or response, you need to write out the name (after using the @ sign). Don't select it from the pop up window, else he won't be notified (unless he just stumbles upon it like I did here).

Seems like a really terrible user interface. I thought the auto-complete was a nice feature. I had no idea it circumvented notification.
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Originally Posted by SurferRosa
btw, youse guys, when you mention someone and want his attention or response, you need to write out the name (after using the @ sign). Don't select it from the pop up window, else he won't be notified (unless he just stumbles upon it like I did here).

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For @Andy_K ...


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"Great minds ..."
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Originally Posted by droppedandlost
Mount a matching RD on the NDS side and you'd have training wheels.
Andy......we reviewed that deplorable long cage thingy in another thread.

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Originally Posted by SurferRosa
"Great minds ..."
For the record, I had no idea. This explains a couple surprising non-comments.
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Now that is some serious major league blaspheming right there!

Originally Posted by Nemosengineer
What was I thinking...



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Originally Posted by Dean51
Andy......we reviewed that deplorable long cage thingy in another thread.
Yeah, but I didn't dare mention there what bike I had it on. When I bought this bike I mused on the idea of putting indexed shifters on it and was told in no uncertain terms that I shouldn't own this bike if I would even consider such a thing.
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Originally Posted by Spaghetti Legs
Now that is some serious major league blaspheming right there!
Yeah, he could have at least had the decency to find some Sachs brake levers to put on it.
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I have a Shimano Dura Ace headset on my otherwise Suntour XC '85 Cannondale SM600.
(I wish I could find an affordable Hatta Kongo that I foolishly replaced!!)
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Originally Posted by Andy_K
Yeah, but I didn't dare mention there what bike I had it on. When I bought this bike I mused on the idea of putting indexed shifters on it and was told in no uncertain terms that I shouldn't own this bike if I would even consider such a thing.
I happen to like both...

...so get out of this thread until you have better blasphemy to bring us, you poseur.

In fact, it's reminded me that I'd like to do a short-cage Rally RD...

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The proper setup for a PX-10:




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Originally Posted by nlerner
The proper setup for a PX-10:
The proper setup for a Raleigh PX10, of course. Not one of those French impostors, like the Peugeot International.

By the way, is that an inner or an outer TA chainring? I have a similar plan in mind...

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I put Japanese parts on a Columbus-tubed Italian:


...and I'm probably going to put Italian parts on a Tange-tubed Japanese.
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I'm not confessing to nuthin, I did it I tell ya, on purpose cuz I wanted to.

Plain chrome steel seatpost with oldschool Brooks clamp, still hasn't slipped a bit.

Carbon SR crank and chrome steel Record pedals.

Athena Skeleton calipers with chrome steel SR pad holders.

Campy CX wheels with early chrome steel skewers.

Chrome VO Grand Cru chrome quill stem and Record HS.

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Originally Posted by BFisher
I put Japanese parts on a Columbus-tubed Italian:
And it looks sexy AF!

Come back when you have a real confession.

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You askin' for sin? You lookin' for blasphemy? You want sacrilege? I gotcha covered. 1965ish Cinelli frame with 1960ish Cinelli fork (long story). The fork rechromed. I just had the frame repainted without chroming the lugs (another long story). Campy 10-speed triple drivetrain with (gasp) black Ergo levers. Tektro dual-pivot brakes. Nitto noodle bar and Tallux stem. Conti 5000s 700c x 32. About the only thing even remotely period correct is the seat post. Even the cloth tape is new-fangled Newbaum's.

I think I win.

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All my road bikes run on full Campagnolo group sets, but some of those do not have Campagnolo seat post clamp bolts, there might even be a Sugino one in there. There I said it.

I lose sleep over it, my dreams are filled with recurring fears of being outed as a fraud, and I live in constant shame. But I refuse to pay over 20 English pounds for a bolt, even if it has got Campagnolo written on it.
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Oh and I once had a different brand of tyre on the front wheel to the back.

Sorry, I won't make that mistake again!
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