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Old 11-19-23, 12:30 PM
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Old 11-19-23, 12:42 PM
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My favorite saddle and I love how it looks.
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Old 11-19-23, 12:55 PM
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I use toothpaste to clean white bar tape and saddles, it's a great way to transfer money from the household budget to the bike budget.
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Should the curtains match the carpet?
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Should the curtains match the carpet?
Depends on whether you're at Caesar's or Mandalay.
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Old 11-19-23, 08:13 PM
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Old 11-20-23, 06:51 AM
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Old 11-20-23, 06:57 AM
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Never been a fan of white bar tape - but I'll leave it on if the bike comes to me that way and it's rescuable.
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I am not a big fan of white saddles or bar tape. But at some point I had to start using up the parts gathered...



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Originally Posted by obuckler
1971 Lygie

[MENTION=354833]obuckler[/MENTION] That Lygie is beautiful! Unusual detail on the fork crown. Is there a build thread with more photos? What is the saddle?
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This thread has reconfirmed that white saddles and white bar tape make for THE most attractive Classic & Vintage Road Racing Bike.
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Old 11-20-23, 10:16 PM
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No white tape on the Bianchi, but white hoods. Next time thinking of “braiding” white and red Fizik microtec. Anyone who owns one below knows what happens to the decals.
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Old 11-20-23, 10:58 PM
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Originally Posted by obrentharris
[MENTION=354833]obuckler[/MENTION] That Lygie is beautiful! Unusual detail on the fork crown. Is there a build thread with more photos? What is the saddle?
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Here is the build thread on this:

1971 Lygie

The saddle is some to me unnamed Specialized model…a takeoff…might have started life as a women’s model. Ruby? Don’t remember.

Fun bike to ride.
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Old 11-21-23, 01:33 AM
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