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Old 09-08-12, 02:47 PM
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Looks like a little bit of Christmas came early !!


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Helmet (French, hoodatunkit)





Cheap gloves

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Old 09-11-12, 12:26 PM
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Stronglight Impact crankset from Ribble... very pleasantly surprised. Very nice aluminum Stronglight chainrings, and it came as 5 arm instead of the 4 arm shown on the website, which I think looks better. Very good deal, tempted to stock up on a few more for future projects. Also got some Fyzik bar tape. Took a while to get through this time, usually I get Ribble stuff in a week or so but this time it was more than two.



Here it is on my Miyata Triplecross (built it up today, finally got all the parts)

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Old 09-11-12, 12:53 PM
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Stronglight Impact crankset from Ribble... very pleasantly surprised. Very nice aluminum Stronglight chainrings, and it came as 5 arm instead of the 4 arm shown on the website, which I think looks better. Very good deal, tempted to stock up on a few more for future projects. Also got some Fyzik bar tape. Took a while to get through this time, usually I get Ribble stuff in a week or so but this time it was more than



Here it is on my Miyata Triplecross (built it up today, finally got all the parts)

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Nice build and great bike. More photos and info please.
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Thanks I'll take some better pics and post it in the Gravel Grinders thread.
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Helmet (French, hoodatunkit)





Cheap gloves

I like the face mask on the helmet. Actually, I think it is a pretty cool helmet.
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Old 09-11-12, 01:14 PM
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Thanks I'll take some better pics and post it in the Gravel Grinders thread.
Perfect place for it. And, with summer temperatures going down, it is time for gravel grinding. Probably this weekend.
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Old 09-11-12, 01:19 PM
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my new Grateful Dead jersey

skeletons and roses motif, so most appropriate for C & V
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An old frame + fork, + derailer and a pump:



and now the fun (and expense!) begins...
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Old 09-13-12, 07:24 PM
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Australian Hand built TT !

A Geoff Scott custom built racing machine !

Was custom built for 1988 Australian Olympic team member....Columbus MS tubing, Shimano 600, 700c rear/650c front....beautiful craftsmanship on this framset ! Both the lugwork AND the fillet brazing !!!


I just unpacked it. Detailed cleaning and maint. to follow....


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Old 09-13-12, 07:31 PM
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Feeling a need to try out Ergopower (all DT to this point, heck my first indexed DT bike was this summer!), and bored with all of my project stuff being in storage 5000km away, so:

Newer campy derailleur with a claw!?!? is that even legal in the campy world?!
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Newer campy derailleur with a claw!?!? is that even legal in the campy world?!
I dunno, but that's how it came to me - that 20 year-old Campy stuff (ergos, wheelset, RD) looks like it was virtually unused, seller said it was on his Bianchi but he went fixed. I presume that his Bianchi had no braze-on hanger. Incidentally, I appear to require a different mounting bolt + small part(s) to mount it directly on a braze-on hanger. It seems to fit, now that I've replaced the bolt in the mounting hardware that attaches at the dropout. So it's going into service with the claw:
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this came:



i collect old and newer watches.... it's a fun hobby
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Old 09-14-12, 07:06 AM
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This;
An Ellis and a richard Sachs that I haven't even unpacked!
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Originally Posted by mapleleafs-13 View Post
this came:



i collect old and newer watches.... it's a fun hobby
SWEET! A pie pan Connie! One of my fav watches. What dose the back cover look like? Dose it have the Observation on it?
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this came:



i collect old and newer watches.... it's a fun hobby
Nice. I like older watches too. Happen to want a '50's Breitling Mapleleafs?
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This;
An Ellis and a richard Sachs that I haven't even unpacked!


Sachs photos! I can't wait to see it - I don't know what it is about Sachs bikes, but they just speak to me. My Sachs roadie is the nicest conventional tubing bike I've been on.

The Ellis is beautiful.
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Present for my Stumpjumper.
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A pair of 27x1" tires, off the ISO/Trade thread.
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SWEET! A pie pan Connie! One of my fav watches. What dose the back cover look like? Dose it have the Observation on it?
Of course!
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and this



woo hoo! on sale from chapters online!
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1937 Frejus catalog.

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Bianchi bell. I'll probably spiff it up a bit.

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Originally Posted by KonAaron Snake View Post


Sachs photos! I can't wait to see it - I don't know what it is about Sachs bikes, but they just speak to me. My Sachs roadie is the nicest conventional tubing bike I've been on.

The Ellis is beautiful.
you asked;
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