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06-05-19, 01:38 PM
Replies: 48
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Posted By Trakhak

I remember how different my Bianchi Specialissima...

I remember how different my Bianchi Specialissima felt when I replaced a Campy Record/Mavic MA4 wheel set with a set of Hi-E wheels---their lightest set, with riveted ultra-thin-wall rims and their...
06-05-19, 09:17 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,712
Posted By Trakhak

I don't even notice any differences in ride...

I don't even notice any differences in ride comfort between my steel, aluminum, and carbon race bikes, let alone wheel sets, and I've been riding racing bikes for 55 years.
05-24-19, 05:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 883
Posted By Trakhak

Not a mistake. If I remember rightly, that...

Not a mistake.

If I remember rightly, that dropout design was introduced to ensure that the sprockets would be optimally positioned for the then-new indexing derailleurs. The NDS end was milled to...
05-20-19, 02:22 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 20,629
Posted By Trakhak

Yes. My steel, aluminum, and carbon bikes ride...

Yes. My steel, aluminum, and carbon bikes ride pretty much the same, because they all fit me the same and have nearly identical geometries: more specifically, nearly identical wheelbases.

If...
05-19-19, 03:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,010
Posted By Trakhak

Check bike shops near you for one that can...

Check bike shops near you for one that can install the rivnut for you and get a price quote. If less than the price of the tool, have the shop do the job.
05-18-19, 07:16 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,449
Posted By Trakhak

In the era when the pictured bikes were new, only...

In the era when the pictured bikes were new, only the cheapest of cheap bikes came with all-black tires. I find the look of all-black tires on a nice vintage bike more jarring than a sloping top tube...
Replies: 26
Views: 2,075
Posted By Trakhak

Nice. That Trek-to-counterfeit-Masi thread...

Nice. That Trek-to-counterfeit-Masi thread deserves to be preserved as a permanent Bike Forums meme.
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