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01-30-23 06:23 PM
 FS: saddles Merckx & Selle San Marco
bump (619 views, 4 replies)
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01-30-23 06:22 PM
 FS: freewheels Regina, Caimi, Suntour
bump (463 views, 3 replies)
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01-30-23 06:21 PM
 Clunky Old RD's on downshifting?
Good idea! If the chain is not stretched, I usually will not replace. That said these are older chains and freewheels lacking ramps, pins and all that newer tech. A good test will be to swap out... (120 views, 12 replies)
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01-30-23 06:21 PM
 Video from the Madison Wisconsin Bike swap. Nice haul
I've never owned a Sante' equipped bike. While I thought the parts looked good, I imagined that they would not survive the usual wear and tear very well. Can anyone comment on this? Are they... (384 views, 10 replies)
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01-30-23 06:21 PM
 Switching from QR to bolt-on axle
As noted above, the axle's thread is the key. There are 2 common threads; 10x1, & 3/8x36tpi. BITD they were almost equally common, but the 26tpi is virtually extinct now In any case, they look... (39 views, 2 replies)
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01-30-23 06:21 PM
 Sirrus X 4.0 VS Trek FX Sport 5
I have a fx3 and is similar to fx7.3 you had. I tried to removed spacers / flipped the stem (without removing spacer) I didnít find it comfortable, with that said, do you think I should stay away... (2,237 views, 10 replies)
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01-30-23 06:20 PM
 Addiction 2023.1
Is it just below the seatpost clamp, center of the tube, heading into the top tube? I can't tell if it's paint crack or carbon crack, so in your place I'd take it to a bike shop you trust and ask... (48,969 views, 3,817 replies)
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01-30-23 06:19 PM
 My sprocket size and ratio research.
For some reason I can't see the image in that thread and the link here doesn't work for me either. (1,032 views, 38 replies)
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01-30-23 06:16 PM
 Wheel advice..
Where are the clips and straps? Pedal dust cap? Are these for riding or just for taking nds pics? :p (123 views, 7 replies)
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01-30-23 06:15 PM
 Pasela logo change or different tires?
No, CDO. It's the same thing as OCD but in proper alphabetical order. (458 views, 21 replies)
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01-30-23 06:14 PM
 What have you been wrenching on lately?
VintageSteelEU It's a 1981 Grand Touring. Sorry, I should have given a bit more information. Temptation is everywhere, and this particular instance was on the Enabler™ thread; I posted my... (652,619 views, 5,838 replies)
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01-30-23 06:13 PM
 Stock of 26" touring tires non-existent?
The whole point of going 26" is finding tires in other countries. If I am so stuck on a single tire brand I cannot easily get well I probably didn't need that size and could have gone 700c or 650b or... (93 views, 11 replies)
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01-30-23 06:08 PM
 drip wax longevity
Park Tools torque wrench is a re-branded Chinese tool. My small torque wrench finally died and I noticed when looking for a new one, they all seemed to be the same design and look, just different... (586 views, 34 replies)
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01-30-23 06:08 PM
 New bike day is the best kinda day!
Thanks for the continued input fellas!!!! Good advice is always appreciated! The rotational mass thing makes sense now that I think about it, but I'm left wondering if that, in itself, is worth... (930 views, 42 replies)
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01-30-23 06:05 PM
 Downgrading to 27.5" from 29"
You stated you had never maintained it so hence why I questioned it. Probably most motors don't need much though bearings are still bearings. But really it is what is around them that the motor can... (381 views, 14 replies)
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01-30-23 06:05 PM
 New guy from MA. Want to say hi and share a Vintage Bianchi and Campagnolo haul
Hi, Iím new here and from Massachusetts. I have a decent sized haul of vintage Bianchi bikes starting in the 60ís and boxes full of Campagnolo parts from around the same time and on. I donít think I... (0 views, 0 replies)
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01-30-23 06:02 PM
 Parking in Amsterdam
https://youtu.be/KWig7AVrP_A (25 views, 1 replies)
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01-30-23 06:01 PM
 FS - Bottom Brackets English Thread: Phil Wood, Campagnolo, Sugino, Mavic, Titanium
I have had bad luck with Campy Centaur sealed bearings. Are the cup and cone Campy Strada bottom brackets better sealed against water? (557 views, 13 replies)
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Eric F
01-30-23 05:59 PM
 Hydraulic Vs mechanical brakes
I haven't seen that. Do you have any specific examples? Mostly, I see the anti-hydro folks complaining/campaigning that disc brakes are too complex, too heavy, too dangerous, or in some other way a... (3,333 views, 103 replies)
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01-30-23 05:56 PM
 Schwinn "LeToaster"
Nice to see you try a SS using that 1979 Schwinn LeTour Perhaps try centering the seat more over the post. I could not see the link you provided, did not resolve. I recently revived a Schwinn... (304 views, 5 replies)