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Old 11-05-22, 05:52 PM
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Almost a month after I paid for them, the replacement Mavic Reflex rims have arrived. Monday I'll drop them off with my LBS for the build. Check out the packaging - surprisingly, they made it through unscathed - but boy, did I get overcharged on shipping:



Very clean pair of rims, and the smooth, machined sidewalls are going to love my modern Campy brake pads:



This will be only my second tubular wheelset; interestingly, the other set also has blue-anodized rims:



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Old 11-05-22, 09:16 PM
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^^^ I don’t think I’ve seen that color before, sweet.
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Originally Posted by Drillium Dude
Check out the packaging - surprisingly, they made it through unscathed - but boy, did I get overcharged on shipping:
Australians, hey? Can't trust 'em.
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NOS Stronglight 45t chainring. Planning to try this out as part of a 1x6 drivetrain with a 14t-28t freewheel in back.

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I drank the koolaide on a Surly none the less
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I had no idea these existed until I looked - slotted cleats for modern shoes. Perfect for the Campy Stradas on the Falcon.
Also got some bottle cages, and for my wifeís Moto restomod, long-reach Tektro and MKS Sylvan pedals.


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Old 11-07-22, 07:01 PM
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Originally Posted by ascherer
I had no idea these existed until I looked - slotted cleats for modern shoes. Perfect for the Campy Stradas on the Falcon.
Also got some bottle cages, and for my wifeís Moto restomod, long-reach Tektro and MKS Sylvan pedals.


Where did you find those?
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Whadja get?
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This:



Now Sacha can finally be my co-pilot!

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Old 11-07-22, 08:40 PM
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Originally Posted by Drillium Dude
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Now Sacha can finally be my co-pilot!

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My pittie Dali is in pet heaven. I'll ask her to let Sacha in her pack of pitties
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Originally Posted by jdawginsc;[url=tel:22704022
22704022[/url]]Where did you find those?
Benís Cycles. MKS makes them.
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Old 11-07-22, 09:11 PM
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Originally Posted by malcala622
My pittie Dali is in pet heaven. I'll ask her to let Sacha in her pack of pitties
Thank you - and I will return the favor and ensure Sacha welcomes Dali as an honorary member of the Tabby Troupe

Very sorry for your loss.

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Originally Posted by jdawginsc
Whadja get?
Its a secret.
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Originally Posted by Bianchigirll
Its a secret.
Secrets are awesome!
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Originally Posted by Bianchigirll
Its a secret.
Chainring bolt
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Old 11-09-22, 05:08 PM
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Instruments of frame torture:

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Extremely cool. Where did you get them?
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Originally Posted by 52telecaster
Extremely cool. Where did you get them?
bike24.com. Took just over a week. The box suffered, but I think the contents were intact.

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Originally Posted by smontanaro
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Uh-oh. Instant tool lust. I keep borrowing noglider's. In fact, they're in my garage right now...
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These came from the Amazon the other day, yes the cable caps are rather frivolous. The chainwheel bolts are going back that is a horrible shade of green.


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Originally Posted by ascherer
Uh-oh. Instant tool lust. I keep borrowing noglider's. In fact, they're in my garage right now...
Those are a smokin deal, I have a used set I wouldn't sell for what they sell for.
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Originally Posted by Bianchigirll
These came from the Amazon the other day, yes the cable caps are rather frivolous. The chainwheel bolts are going back that is a horrible shade of green.


Can you send me the link to buy a set, I love that green!
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Can you send me the link to buy a set, I love that green!
https://www.amazon.com/Dymoece-Alumi...07JVB1RRB?th=1

this should do it, I hope
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Brooks saddle bag
Look what popped up on CL! Always wanted one but not for the price Brooks wants. It will go on the Motobecane that has the Brooks B17 saddle.
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