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Old 03-29-20, 06:24 PM
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Finally, a chance to ride with Pepé Le Pew. Though less than four miles and wind gust up to 40mph- (maybe more) getting blown into road traffic was enough for me.

Anyways, everything is dialed in and exceeded expectations. My fit is pretty good though a bit longer stem than I prefer, its going to work out and call it 'the French fit' thing.

The wheels roll as if on glass, but to be fair I've yet to test other road surfaces. These old Trimline tires are in excellent condition but of course this bike could benefit having new tire technology. Any chance someone may know the mfg? Panasonic National or IRC?

Bearings are fluid as my best from Campy. The Huret Duopar delivers absolute silk shifting- attempts to jamming by rapid shifting is seemingly impossible. Brakes with Kool Stops against these rims are spot on. Happy yet odd no squeaky happy sounds!

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