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08-07-18, 06:16 AM
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Posted By bear_a_bug

Yep, it's an old TA rack like this: ...

Yep, it's an old TA rack like this:
https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/485x384/ref270_2_54bddac3992c3386dcd3c56306399c3a20ee3592.jpg


Front bag was made by Dave Banzer in...
07-09-18, 01:19 PM
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Posted By bear_a_bug

Surprisingly, it rode really well before, and...

Surprisingly, it rode really well before, and rides well stripped down as well. The lighter weight is noticeable.

I think it's a nice balance between the very arm-heavy handling of my low-trail...
07-08-18, 04:03 PM
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Posted By bear_a_bug

Got a two-fer to show today. #1: '83 Trek...

Got a two-fer to show today.

#1: '83 Trek 620
https://i.imgur.com/fSctDC6.jpg
Running 650B wheels, this was formerly my commuter, but I got the itch to strip it down of fenders and the porteur...
06-08-17, 04:17 PM
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Posted By bear_a_bug

83 Trek 620. Finally got this one dialed...

83 Trek 620.

Finally got this one dialed in.

New Brooks Professional saddle and leather bar tape. Compass 35mm tires. Handlebars are a bit narrow at 42cm (Nitto B135), so will probably swap...
04-05-17, 06:12 AM
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Posted By bear_a_bug

It came stock with the 28-45-50 AT rings, but I...

It came stock with the 28-45-50 AT rings, but I subbed in a 46t for the 45 because the steps were a bit more even with the Sachs 7 speed freewheel I'm using.

Here's the math....
04-04-17, 09:20 AM
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Posted By bear_a_bug

Yep, had to ditch the Helicomatic nonsense and...

Yep, had to ditch the Helicomatic nonsense and the 27" wheels.

There is definitely enough room for the 35s, but fenders would not work with them. I have this suspicion that if I dimpled the...
03-07-17, 09:19 AM
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Posted By bear_a_bug

Here's my '83 620. Currently shod in Compass 35mm...

Here's my '83 620. Currently shod in Compass 35mm BonJon Pass tires.

First ride today was a commute at ~45 degrees. Fast and quick to accelerate. I'm in love.

http://i.imgur.com/gWqNsSah.jpg
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