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Old 04-03-2015, 02:48 PM
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Default Re: old old bike

I don't buy old 3 speed bikes generally- but I did a Huffy sportsman a couple years back- didn't like it much.

I grew up racing full Campy Nuovo and Super Record Gitane, Colnago Exxon Graftek and Masi road bikes, and a Paramount track bike.

Thank god for 700 c tires and rims, but anything not made of alloy is just dead weight. We used to have a saying racing "An ounce off the wheels is worth two off the frame".

To me the game is always the same whether pedaling, motorized biking or even in my car: Go as far as you can with the least effort or energy.
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