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    29-01-2020, 08:55 PM
    Non-issue.
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    28-01-2020, 08:07 PM
    8valve replied to a thread Bicycles - talk to me! in Lifestyle
    Yes, indeed. 105 sis can be switched from indexed to friction and will work fine with an 8 speed cassette, as the spaces between the sprockets on the...
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    28-01-2020, 02:51 PM
    8valve replied to a thread Bicycles - talk to me! in Lifestyle
    With a modern wheelset, you have to fit a modern cassette, available separately. Minimum number of rear sprockets on these hubs is usually 7, but all...
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    28-01-2020, 11:08 AM
    8valve replied to a thread Bicycles - talk to me! in Lifestyle
    Even the addition of a modern set of wheels, with sealed bearing hubs, transforms a vintage bike.
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    28-01-2020, 11:06 AM
    8valve replied to a thread Bicycles - talk to me! in Lifestyle
    SURLY make some highly-regarded steel bikes; city bikes, tourers, racers, etc However......I have something nice tucked away in the spare room...
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    27-01-2020, 01:56 PM
    8valve replied to a thread Bicycles - talk to me! in Lifestyle
    Pro racing seems to be the driver for all road bikes; I can understand the advantages in compettition but unfortunately, for the everyday cyclist,...
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    27-01-2020, 11:33 AM
    8valve replied to a thread Bicycles - talk to me! in Lifestyle
    plenty of nice stuff out there...go on, treat yourself! :-)
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    26-01-2020, 01:50 PM
    8valve replied to a thread Bicycles - talk to me! in Lifestyle
    I must most humbly disagree with the distinguished gentleman on this issue; there are plenty of older steel bikes that are still in perfect...
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    25-01-2020, 11:12 AM
    8valve replied to a thread Bicycles - talk to me! in Lifestyle
    A friend of mine is selling a 531 Pug at the moment, in ''macklet'' condition. It won Best Peugeot at last year's Old Velos Concours. Advertised at...
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    24-01-2020, 02:53 PM
    8valve replied to a thread Bicycles - talk to me! in Lifestyle
    I prefer vise-grips or a stillson for the intricate work. I have been known to occasionally wear lycra, but only when I'm alone behind closed doors....
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    24-01-2020, 01:39 PM
    8valve replied to a thread Bicycles - talk to me! in Lifestyle
    Build a gravel bike, which is basically a mountain bike with racer handlebars, despite the modern bike manufacturers telling you that you have to...
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