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06-06-19, 08:23 PM
Replies: 71
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Posted By Chrome Molly

/\ This... I ride C&V when leading our B...

/\ This...

I ride C&V when leading our B group rides and still get a good workout. When riding the A group with guys that are literally half my age, there is little room for anything that is not...
06-06-19, 05:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 612
Posted By Chrome Molly

Mine is 3-15-89 Itís what is referred to as...

Mine is 3-15-89

Itís what is referred to as a ďlimited productionĒ model. Apparently with fewer options than the full custom frames, but a fantastic riding bike nonetheless.
06-04-19, 07:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 612
Posted By Chrome Molly

Nice Appel. I really like mine. ...

Nice Appel. I really like mine.

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05-28-19, 04:37 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,190
Posted By Chrome Molly

Early Shimano Dura Ace brakes are great.

Early Shimano Dura Ace brakes are great.
05-19-19, 10:57 AM
Replies: 7,326
Views: 1,915,628
Posted By Chrome Molly

So many nice rides... Havenít posted in...

So many nice rides...

Havenít posted in awhile since I had little new stuff. One new bit of info I discovered for those of you that like to mix and match, or have newer Campy compatible wheels...
05-19-19, 10:50 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 8,439
Posted By Chrome Molly

Looking fwd to ride report! Vicariously from...

Looking fwd to ride report! Vicariously from Minnesota...
05-11-19, 03:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 972
Posted By Chrome Molly

The DS frames I have built and ridden were clean,...

The DS frames I have built and ridden were clean, no nonsense, and great riders. A craftsman is always missed.
05-11-19, 08:04 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,495
Posted By Chrome Molly

That email sounds very similar to the one sent a...

That email sounds very similar to the one sent a year ago after the first failed Dairyland Dare. The event was worse the following year. I hope the Eroica folks turn it around as it is/was a bucket...
04-14-19, 04:34 PM
Replies: 13,753
Views: 1,205,793
Posted By Chrome Molly

Looks great. I think the triple might grow on...

Looks great. I think the triple might grow on you. Nice build.
03-01-19, 03:36 PM
Replies: 7,326
Views: 1,915,628
Posted By Chrome Molly

An original Suntour part, to work with their bar...

An original Suntour part, to work with their bar ends. Probably unobtainium, but I lucked into one with the frame.
...
03-01-19, 02:44 PM
Replies: 7,326
Views: 1,915,628
Posted By Chrome Molly

Like this? ...

Like this?

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02-27-19, 03:16 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 4,616
Posted By Chrome Molly

Haha. Thanks Rob. At least climbing can be made...

Haha. Thanks Rob. At least climbing can be made to look easy (though it certainly was not most times at the Dare)

Reading through the thread is interesting. I actually have a 15lb road bike and...
02-24-19, 05:33 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,744
Posted By Chrome Molly

Hi Bob ...

Hi Bob
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02-24-19, 04:09 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,417
Posted By Chrome Molly

Always late to the party ...

Always late to the party

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02-19-19, 05:20 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,991
Posted By Chrome Molly

I donít mind putting bikes in the back seat. The...

I donít mind putting bikes in the back seat. The kids are not as clean.
01-29-19, 05:03 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,812
Posted By Chrome Molly

Almost all of my bikes are sporting Campagnolo...

Almost all of my bikes are sporting Campagnolo ďbriftersĒ. To do anything else has become the exception. Similar setups allow me to differentiate between the frames on a handling and ride basis most...
01-20-19, 05:20 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 7,497
Posted By Chrome Molly

Walker House has WiFi but it only works in the...

Walker House has WiFi but it only works in the rooms near the stairwell. Interesting place
01-16-19, 05:58 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,205
Posted By Chrome Molly

I need some double mint gum after this thread. ...

I need some double mint gum after this thread.

Beautiful builds guys. Especially like the red spokes on the zeros.
01-13-19, 06:21 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 7,497
Posted By Chrome Molly

if still room, count me in

if still room, count me in
01-04-19, 06:34 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,003
Posted By Chrome Molly

Commuting is not in the cards for me. I work in...

Commuting is not in the cards for me. I work in one suburb and need to cross a heavily travelled bridge to get to my office. That bridge does have a nice bike lane on it that is separated from the 8...
01-04-19, 05:34 PM
01-04-19, 07:00 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,852
Posted By Chrome Molly

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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01-02-19, 06:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 873
Posted By Chrome Molly

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01-02-19, 06:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 873
Posted By Chrome Molly

22in ctc tt Trek 630 frame that is currently...

22in ctc tt Trek 630 frame that is currently running 27 in wheels. Some touch up and original 531 sticker mostly gone. Looking for $195 plus shipping for FF and HS. Possibly with other bits...
01-01-19, 07:19 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,852
Posted By Chrome Molly

My favorite triple of them all. Hodgykins has one...

My favorite triple of them all. Hodgykins has one on his black Paramount thatís to die for...
12-29-18, 09:46 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 7,497
Posted By Chrome Molly

Registration completed. Bringing 3 bikes (maybe...

Registration completed. Bringing 3 bikes (maybe more if I can figure out how).
12-25-18, 01:11 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,326
Posted By Chrome Molly

As far as a C&V comm***ty, not too much. I used...

As far as a C&V comm***ty, not too much. I used to ride retro roadie/brifterized steel exclusively and remained competitive, generating interest in upgrading C&V bikes. But in the last five years...
12-24-18, 10:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 350
Posted By Chrome Molly

Happy Hanuramakwanzmas

Happy Hanuramakwanzmas
12-24-18, 10:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 975
Posted By Chrome Molly

Bottom bracket drop would make this very iffy. ...

Bottom bracket drop would make this very iffy. Agree with the Goldenboy to go 700c (less complex and tires available when on tour)
12-23-18, 04:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,808
Posted By Chrome Molly

I actually like them as gravel tires in 28ís (and...

I actually like them as gravel tires in 28ís (and want to try the 5000 32ís). The downside is no side knobs like most gravel tires have, but learn to slide and no problem.
12-23-18, 04:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 390
Posted By Chrome Molly

Looking good. Like the triple

Looking good. Like the triple
12-22-18, 05:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 736
Posted By Chrome Molly

I hope Campy does not follow suit or they will...

I hope Campy does not follow suit or they will disappear from the US completely.
12-21-18, 07:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 988
Posted By Chrome Molly

Lucy may want real estate, but I would like some...

Lucy may want real estate, but I would like some Athena triple controls.
12-19-18, 05:28 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,915
Posted By Chrome Molly

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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12-18-18, 12:21 PM
Replies: 7,326
Views: 1,915,628
Posted By Chrome Molly

Nicely done. Clean looking. Perforated matchy...

Nicely done. Clean looking. Perforated matchy matchy is always to my likey
12-17-18, 06:08 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 7,497
Posted By Chrome Molly

I am considering what bikes I will bring, but...

I am considering what bikes I will bring, but will sign up in the next week or so.

There for sure. Will be a blast.
12-15-18, 06:30 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,580
Posted By Chrome Molly

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Yes, was newer then. Henry makes great bags. ...
12-08-18, 05:19 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 8,439
Posted By Chrome Molly

I am getting soft. Appreciate itís not a 42...

I am getting soft. Appreciate itís not a 42...
12-05-18, 05:33 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 8,439
Posted By Chrome Molly

Checking if this will work out. Supposedly I am...

Checking if this will work out. Supposedly I am riding gravel in the Black Hills around this time, but maybe I can get that moved around. SOTR has been on my want list for some time...
11-30-18, 06:13 AM
Replies: 7,326
Views: 1,915,628
Posted By Chrome Molly

Solid.

Solid.
10-28-18, 07:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 461
Posted By Chrome Molly

What is happening is cable friction and FD spring...

What is happening is cable friction and FD spring tension are allowing the frame flex to move the shifter slightly each pedal cycle. The FD spring then takes up the excess cable between each flex...
10-23-18, 06:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,064
Posted By Chrome Molly

Have one too. Highly recommend them, and this one...

Have one too. Highly recommend them, and this one is very special.
10-20-18, 05:15 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,064
Posted By Chrome Molly

I would really like to ride a cambio corsa...

I would really like to ride a cambio corsa equipped bike (original equipment)
10-17-18, 06:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By Chrome Molly

Have one. PM if interested in it. ...

Have one. PM if interested in it.

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10-17-18, 04:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 767
Posted By Chrome Molly

Thankful you are taller than me. Buy with...

Thankful you are taller than me.

Buy with confidence and GLWS.
10-11-18, 05:33 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,969
Posted By Chrome Molly

52 gets used most of the time. 39 or 42 on...

52 gets used most of the time. 39 or 42 on climbs

Usually only need a 13 max cog with the 52 and thatís usually downhill or downwind.
10-08-18, 07:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 929
Posted By Chrome Molly

That will be very nice as planned!

That will be very nice as planned!
10-04-18, 05:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,692
Posted By Chrome Molly

Shirt arrived. Looking good!

Shirt arrived. Looking good!
09-30-18, 06:48 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,071
Posted By Chrome Molly

As for C&V riding these three have shared most of...

As for C&V riding these three have shared most of the time:...
09-29-18, 08:47 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,671
Posted By Chrome Molly

I rode 8 for years and the fact that Campy 10s...

I rode 8 for years and the fact that Campy 10s brifters shifted Shimano rear derailleurs (of a not too distant era) across an 8s Shimano cassette kept me in 8s a long while. Eventually I just moved...
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