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PostPosted: Mon Oct 07, 2013 1:29 pm 
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Been busy shopping , no idea why ,or for what , these bits just looked nice and thought they needed rescuing :)

really nice 1 1/8" quill ritchey stem, with a lovely purple bolt :)

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Some purple bolts and bits :)

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And a set of old school Xt cantilever brakes :)

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Now the question is what do I use them for ?


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 07, 2013 1:32 pm 
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Oh and I nearly forgot these

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Also with a bit of purple'ness

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The seller said that they can be used for a 'V' brake caliper, and also they can be set for cantilever use ? , gimme something to figure out I suppose.


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 08, 2013 2:41 am 
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No option but to buy a frame and wheels for them.


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 08, 2013 2:57 am 
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Not sure I'd be happy riding with an aluminium stem bolt, but it's your bike :)


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 16, 2013 12:49 am 
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Rampage wrote:
Not sure I'd be happy riding with an aluminium stem bolt, but it's your bike :)


Most syncros stems were alloy as was the cinelli 1R road stem introduced in 1973. I am sure there were breakages, but just don't over-torque.


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PostPosted: Thu Nov 28, 2013 8:02 pm 
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cyclotoine wrote:
Rampage wrote:
Not sure I'd be happy riding with an aluminium stem bolt, but it's your bike :)


All syncros stems were alloy as was the cinelli 1R road stem introduced in 1973. I am sure there were breakages, but just don't over-torque.


not ALL. i have a few and they are standard steel affair. ;)


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