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09-10-17, 07:56 AM
Replies: 33
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Posted By Scooper

In 2009 I undertook a similar project with a 1973...

In 2009 I undertook a similar project with a 1973 24" Super Sport frameset, and got the weight down to 26.36 lbs. I used the TruVativ bottom bracket adapter and a Campagnolo Comp Triple group. The...
04-20-17, 11:16 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,250
Posted By Scooper

That is a very interesting mixte type frame. The...

That is a very interesting mixte type frame. The tubing is pretty clearly seamed, and my guess would be that it's plain gauge carbon steel. Any idea what the frameset weighs?

Did a fork come with...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-16, 10:54 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 10,280
Posted By Scooper

I'm guessing here, but I wouldn't be surprised if...

I'm guessing here, but I wouldn't be surprised if a stock KVA MS2 frame for $2,000 without fork is just too much money to attract a lot of buyers when custom steel framesets (frame and fork) can be...
02-02-16, 07:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,160
Posted By Scooper

What a tank! The spoke lacing on the rear wheel...

What a tank! The spoke lacing on the rear wheel doesn't have any crossings, but the spokes' tangents on the driveside go in the opposite direction from the spokes on the non-driveside. I've never...
02-02-16, 03:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,160
Posted By Scooper

Several Google hits state they were made from...

Several Google hits state they were made from 1984-1986, and there were only around 35 made. There's not a lot of info out there, probably because they're so rare. A pair of these sold in December on...
02-02-16, 03:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,160
Posted By Scooper

It's a late 1980s Sherrell Classic. ...

It's a late 1980s Sherrell Classic.

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05-15-15, 12:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,434
Posted By Scooper

Generally, stamped dropouts are flat plate steel...

Generally, stamped dropouts are flat plate steel and forged dropouts have rounded edges and a raised surface for axle clamping (nuts or quick-release). Forged dropouts are generally preferable as...
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