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Carl Strong Road Racing frame coming along…

lots of fun toys coming together on the Strong road frame, namely the custom made Rychtarski Columbus MAX fork (an awesome Polish company that makes beautiful bikes for INSANELY good prices!), King Headset, the recent wheelset build, and shifters. starting with the fork, it was made to the exact dimensions of the original Strong fork,…

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Pacenti Pari-Moto’s for the Spooky Darkside XC…

just a quick update on the Spooky. yesterday i got all the parts that were needed to finish up the wheelset, though i didn’t actually get the mail until today ๐Ÿ˜‰ what was needed was the 20mm-QR front hub adapters and skewers, i had received the Pacenti Pari-Moto 38x650b tires and some Kenda tubes earlier…

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planning out a mixte…

so it seems that i have a mixte build-up in the works, someday i’ll get back to the pre-war schwinn i swear! anyhow, back to the subject at hand, a mixte build, what’s a mixte you ask? well the late Sheldon Brown explains it as such, A style ofร‚ย lady’sร‚ย frame in which the “top tube” consists…

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my Gunnar Sport…

so this is my Gunnar Sport, an all around beauty built by hand in Waterford, WI. this season i’m running mostly Campagnolo Chorus 11spd stuff with the exceptions of a Super Record front derailleur and SRAM Red standard cranks. i’m in love with campy’s new shifters, the redesigned ergo’s are to die for! everything else…

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addiction… 80’s Bianchi Volpe…

so… yeah… got another bike, haha. this time it’s a lugged late 80’s Bianchi Volpe CX/Touring bike that will be turned into my full-out tourer. as far a kit, this is what i’m thinking… (components back to front) SRAM Rival Medium rear derailleur Shimano 105 Blackร‚ย 5703 Triple front Derailleur crankset is undetermined yet, preferably a…