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PostPosted: Mon May 25, 2020 10:57 am 
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As far as chainrings go 110 always look more appealing and less agricultural
Compact or 94BCD big rings always have a lot of extra metal in them.


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PostPosted: Mon May 25, 2020 12:11 pm 
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Retro Spud wrote:
As far as chainrings go 110 always look more appealing and less agricultural
Compact or 94BCD big rings always have a lot of extra metal in them.


I agree... 8)

Right on with the 32hole wheelset I bought from “thesneaker” a while back.
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Now these are a pretty lightweight set what with the Weinmann BCX red dot (front) rim weighing only 355g & the blue dot (rear) at 400g.
But as these were laced with standard spokes and a number of the aluminium nipples are snapped in half, I’ve ordered some double butted Sapims & new aluminium nipples as replacements.
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These lightweight un-anodised aluminium rims are quite soft and thin, so I’m only going to give them a light buff with no sanding down of the machine ridges.
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5 minute job... best get on with mowing the lawn I suppose.... :|


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PostPosted: Mon May 25, 2020 12:55 pm 
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Peachy! wrote:
5 minute job... best get on with mowing the lawn I suppose.... :|


Why not give Jimmy the keys to the mower and crack on :lol:


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PostPosted: Mon May 25, 2020 1:11 pm 
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Peachy! wrote:
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Anyway.. I wanted to fit at least one thing on it today, so where better to start than with the Head set?
A nice, boxed, VGC (almost NOS) White Industries aluminium Ahead one in fact, weighing in at 97g with sealed bearings… it even had it’s groovy sticker.. not sure where to stick it though? ( the graphic)


That headset is a thing of beauty :shock: ... more deserving of a glass display cabinet than a bike


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PostPosted: Mon May 25, 2020 1:45 pm 
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Retro Spud wrote:
Peachy! wrote:
5 minute job... best get on with mowing the lawn I suppose.... :|


Why not give Jimmy the keys to the mower and crack on :lol:


What with exactly?.... :(


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Peachy! wrote:
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Anyway.. I wanted to fit at least one thing on it today, so where better to start than with the Head set?
A nice, boxed, VGC (almost NOS) White Industries aluminium Ahead one in fact, weighing in at 97g with sealed bearings… it even had it’s groovy sticker.. not sure where to stick it though? ( the graphic)


That headset is a thing of beauty :shock: ... more deserving of a glass display cabinet than a bike


I've got a feeling that might not be the only component that some people might think shouldn’t be on a Claud... :wink:


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PostPosted: Mon May 25, 2020 4:02 pm 
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I once knew a marchioness who kept tigers.


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PostPosted: Mon May 25, 2020 4:30 pm 
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The History Man wrote:
I once knew a marchioness who kept tigers.


Just for the benefit of any new members to the forum... there’s only a 50/50 chance that a punchline might be in the offing.. :roll:


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PostPosted: Mon May 25, 2020 4:57 pm 
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She was rumoured to occasionally ride a clawed butler.


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PostPosted: Mon May 25, 2020 5:10 pm 
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She was rumoured to occasionally ride a clawed butler.


Boom boom! :D :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:


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PostPosted: Mon May 25, 2020 5:18 pm 
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Just remember to use a cassette with an alloy spider otherwise you may never get a steel one off again


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