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05-25-19, 10:20 PM
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Posted By Dave Mayer

Trust me: you do want brifters; all of my vintage...

Trust me: you do want brifters; all of my vintage bikes have been retrofitted with these for convenience and safety. I suffered with downtube shifters for 25 years - never again.

As correctly...
05-19-19, 12:02 PM
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Posted By Dave Mayer

I've read that alu chainrings wear not that much...

I've read that alu chainrings wear not that much slower than steel.

First, if your chain is not that worn, chainrings will last a very long time, into the 10k+ mileage range. Pooched chains will...
08-29-18, 11:26 AM
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Posted By Dave Mayer

Yes, rim wear is real in the Pac NW. If I were...

Yes, rim wear is real in the Pac NW. If I were just running one bike, I would get max two years out of a set of rims. But the likelihood of killing a rim due to hitting a pothole or a curb is about...
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