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01-28-16, 08:22 PM
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Posted By Machine Age

Yep it does get some miles. Wheels are Mavic A319...

Yep it does get some miles. Wheels are Mavic A319 on Tiagra 9sp hubs. 700c, 25mm width (outside). Great deal at Niagara Cycle a few years ago. 160 bucks or something for the set. They arrived true...
01-28-16, 11:16 AM
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Posted By Machine Age

1977 710. Changes since last post: --SOMA...

1977 710. Changes since last post:

--SOMA Hwy One bars: Great to have a bar with comfortable drops. Probably should have gone 46cm wide vs 44...with zero flare at the bottom my knees can hit the...
11-10-15, 09:59 PM
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Posted By Machine Age

'77 710 frameset built up with my ideal mix of...

'77 710 frameset built up with my ideal mix of new and old. Most recent addition is the Sugino triple double from Rivendell mated to a 12-25 9sp Ultegra cassette. With enough bottom end for long,...
09-12-15, 10:43 AM
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Posted By Machine Age

Love it! Is this "JJ" stamp on my '77 710 bottom...

Love it! Is this "JJ" stamp on my '77 710 bottom bracket "the hallmark of its maker?" if so, who's JJ?

http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-TXt7KxM/0/M/i-TXt7KxM-M.jpg
09-11-15, 01:45 PM
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Posted By Machine Age

thanks for the explanation...I was confused by...

thanks for the explanation...I was confused by early catalogs listing forks made from "New Continental Oval" until Googling it just now to find it's a type of 531! From 1980 the catalogs say...
09-11-15, 11:08 AM
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Posted By Machine Age

Here's the one with fully-wrapped Albatross bars....

Here's the one with fully-wrapped Albatross bars. 1981 25.5" 710 frame w/some of the original 715 build and the rest replaced with new. The matching luggage was an absurd indulgence :)
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09-11-15, 10:14 AM
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Posted By Machine Age

What a great group of bikes on this page!...

What a great group of bikes on this page! VictorKnox I love your 614 build. I have Albatross bars on one bike and they got a lot better with the whole bar wrapped instead of grips so you can ride on...
05-19-11, 05:24 PM
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Posted By Machine Age

Nice bike. I see that you have the same...

Nice bike. I see that you have the same tilted-back rack issue that my 25.5" frame has with a normal rack (unless it's the angle). I even cut off a couple of inches of the rack stays of the Jim...
05-19-11, 08:06 AM
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Posted By Machine Age

This is beautiful! Love all the details. What...

This is beautiful! Love all the details. What did you use to cover the ends of the brake bolts? Also, what Koolstop pads are you going to use? I have the same brakes or close enough, NGC-500, on...
05-13-11, 08:57 PM
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Posted By Machine Age

wow that is a gorgeous paint job. Hope you post...

wow that is a gorgeous paint job. Hope you post some photos after the build!
05-13-11, 05:12 PM
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Posted By Machine Age

Here's a quick cellphone shot out the office door...

Here's a quick cellphone shot out the office door showing the latest developments on my Trek 715. Biggest recent change was to "clear the deck", putting the thumb shifter onto the bar end and...
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