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Old 08-20-12, 08:49 PM
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My New Selle saddle.
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I received these Sunday morning from my neighbor before taking off for La Conner to meet up with Alex Moll for a vintage show/ride. They arrived Thursday afternoon, while I was well on my way to arriving in Cour d'Alene, ID. My neighbor and I watch out for each other as concerns deliveries when either of us are out of town.

The shoes are really nice, with thin leather soles and a nice, shaped maplewood inner sole - topped with cork at the ball/toe end. Very high-quality - and light in the bargain.

Daddy needed yet another new pair of shoes:



Someday I'll get a pair of Marresis in my size and my shoe collection will be complete

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Just got this in the mail - won't be able to ride it for another month and a half:





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Got a 7-speed Everest Star Professional alloy freewheel today. 13-19. I'll post a pic tonight when I get home. Till then - https://velobase.com/ViewComponent.as...m=114&AbsPos=5

Now, should I use it or not? ...wasn't there just a thread on this
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Got me some XT platform pedals in the mail today! Mmmmmmmmm
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A 1956 (AW) Williams LC1232 crankset, with 47/50 tooth chainrings. No Mustang title, but thrilled all the same. ^ Bet you're looking forward to throw a leg over that sweet vanilla rig, it has some nice details. I'll be interested to know how that Berthoud saddle rides.
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^ Cool... the one you were looking for?

Me: A pair of Conti GP4 Seasons in 700 x 28c with tubes from wiggle. Good god are those guys fast! I ordered them on Thursday night or Friday. Got them mounted but haven't ridden them yet.
Tires from Wiggle for me, too. Mine took 3 weeks to arrive, though. Go figure.
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Originally Posted by KonAaron Snake
Just got this in the mail - won't be able to ride it for another month and a half:





I don't know whether I love it or hate it. I sure would like to ride that bike though. It's a wild saddle and has a cool look, but the bike is pretty vanilla.
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Went out of town and came back to find all this waiting for me.



Surly steamroller frameset with Chris King nothreadset and new decals
thompson threadless and 3ttt quill stems
105 aero levers.

$300 of savvy shopping for those keeping score at home.
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Originally Posted by Drillium Dude
I received these Sunday morning from my neighbor before taking off for La Conner to meet up with Alex Moll for a vintage show/ride. They arrived Thursday afternoon, while I was well on my way to arriving in Cour d'Alene, ID. My neighbor and I watch out for each other as concerns deliveries when either of us are out of town.

The shoes are really nice, with thin leather soles and a nice, shaped maplewood inner sole - topped with cork at the ball/toe end. Very high-quality - and light in the bargain.

Daddy needed yet another new pair of shoes:



Someday I'll get a pair of Marresis in my size and my shoe collection will be complete

DD
i need a pair of 44-46ish if you got an extra set....
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I'm pretty excited that this came in the mail for me today:



It's astounding just how light this derailleur actually is!
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Originally Posted by Novakane
I'm pretty excited that this came in the mail for me today:



It's astounding just how light this derailleur actually is!
One of the best RDs ever made. Though I don't own any of them.

Only thing that came for me was 6 1/2 inch nickel plated roller buckles for use building my saddle bags
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Originally Posted by mkeller234
I don't know whether I love it or hate it. I sure would like to ride that bike though. It's a wild saddle and has a cool look, but the bike is pretty vanilla.
Don't hate me because I'm beautiful!
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Originally Posted by Novakane
I'm pretty excited that this came in the mail for me today:



It's astounding just how light this derailleur actually is!
Did you know that older SunTour adapter claws will not fit on a Cyclone? I didn't until about a half hour ago when I went to install it on the spare one I removed from a broken unit.
After the initial moment of panic/disappointment, I realized the bolt threading was the same, so I grabbed my rotary tool and ground down one side of the adapter claw until it was able to provide clearance and essentially made my own Cyclone-compatible-claw. *whew*
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I just got a clamp-on adapter for a 105 triple (braze-on) front derailleur. I've more confidence bidding on Ebay stuff from Taiwan now.
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Just got 2 rolls of black Tressostar cloth handlebar tape for my Vent Noir. Can't wait to put it on!
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I got my new work stand I ordered last week. Finally a nice work stand for me to enjoy while I am working on my rides.
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I got my new BB, front derailleur and crank arm puller for my Super Sport double to triple conversion. The crank and Barcons are due any time now. Six speed freewheel got here last week.
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Originally Posted by Novakane
I'm pretty excited that this came in the mail for me today:



It's astounding just how light this derailleur actually is!
Yeah, the cyclones are absolutely beautiful. Light, simple and a gorgeous finish. They are one of the prettier derailleurs that I have ever held.
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Originally Posted by mkeller234
Yeah, the cyclones are absolutely beautiful. Light, simple and a gorgeous finish. They are one of the prettier derailleurs that I have ever held.
Shifts like a dream too... Totally digging this derailleur.
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I got translucent green brake cable for the PUCH Mistral Ultima!!



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Brand new, C&V-looking "J&L Classic" saddle. Just your basic Regal clone.



Came directly from Taiwan and is going to on my Sekine to help complete the white accenting and replace the super uncomfortable saddle that is on it right now.
I think I paid $20 including overseas S&H so I figured it was good deal to try out - and for that price, I didn't think I had much to lose.
Appears to be vinyl over plastic with a little bit of padding but nothing so deep it'll cut off circulation (really hating on gelled seats for this lately...)
Rails are well machined and sturdy feeling, plastic seems to be of decent quality with a nice bit of flex to it.
Rivets seem to be decent, but the stapling along the sides on the underside appear to be along a very thin edge of the material, so I suspect I will probably end up having to re-attach with some super-glue at some point. It was cheap, I expected cheap, so not really concerned about that easy repair which might be needed.
I didn't expect Brooks quality, and certainly wasn't going to pay Brooks prices for a white saddle on a bike that usually gets ridden about 20km a day in fair weather.

Hopefully I can get it on the bike and take it for a test ride this evening.
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