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Old 09-22-2013, 06:50 AM   #3496
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Old 09-22-2013, 04:21 PM   #3497
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^Neat bag you have on there. What is it, and how do you like it?
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Old 09-22-2013, 04:46 PM   #3498
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don't sweat the difference; the difference between a 622 (700c) and 630mm (27") rubber tube is insignificant.


cheers!
...unless you're talking tires. In which case, that bit of difference is a world of difference!

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Old 09-23-2013, 02:56 AM   #3499
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Old 09-23-2013, 08:50 AM   #3500
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Nothing special, but I sure like her. It's a Cannondale Caffeine 4 29er. Last year that the frames were made in the USA. I especially like how the decals resemble the winged look of the toaster tank on my R60/5. And both being black, they look very good parked together!





Now I just need to get out there and get some action shots!
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Old 09-24-2013, 07:44 AM   #3501
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My 1986 Releigh Technium re-due. This was a dumpster dive 15 years ago and hung in the garage in hopes of a new life. After some deep thoughts and my love of the Single Speed, she came off the hook, dumped the aged 18 speed drive chain and various parts and got a refresh.

Frame made in Seattle Washington, wow a real USA product. Bonus owning a piece of composite history.
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Old 09-24-2013, 07:54 AM   #3502
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^^^ I like it.
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Old 09-24-2013, 07:57 AM   #3503
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Old 09-24-2013, 09:23 PM   #3504
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+3, really nice build.

Hate, hate hate the threaded steerer tube though.
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Old 09-24-2013, 10:08 PM   #3505
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Nice, very nice. Best generation of Fargo!
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Old 09-25-2013, 07:23 AM   #3506
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+3, really nice build.

Hate, hate hate the threaded steerer tube though.
It is what it is. didn't have to spend a single cent on the rig. The parts box helped with the build.. I've changed the gearing now to 40x18 due to the hilly country I live in . AND I am eyeballing an upgraded fork to modernize the front end and go to a threadless set up., so don't fret.
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Old 09-25-2013, 10:07 AM   #3507
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Nothing special, but I sure like her. It's a Cannondale Caffeine 4 29er. Last year that the frames were made in the USA.
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One of my (very fast) riding buds sold his USA made Caffeine 29er and replaced it with a carbon Trek Superfly single speed this past summer. He regrets selling the Caffeine and misses it dearly. Said that lefty fork made it super nimble. He was blazing quick in the tight stuff on it. The Superfly is already up for sale. He's afraid he's gonna break it, which is highly likely considering his past history. In conclusion, the Caffeine may be something more than "nothing special".
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Old 09-25-2013, 10:11 AM   #3508
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Just because I like doing this shit, my son's buddy brought over his childhood bike for a total tear down and rebuild. Complete 1980 Schwinn Varsity, all bearing grease has turned to cement, tires and tubes are terribly dry-rotted, derailleurs are completely rusted, rims are fairly straight though.

Let the fun begin.









Stripped, labeled, and ready for cleaning/polishing (which he will do over the next few weeks).

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Old 09-25-2013, 11:26 AM   #3509
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It is what it is. didn't have to spend a single cent on the rig. The parts box helped with the build.. I've changed the gearing now to 40x18 due to the hilly country I live in . AND I am eyeballing an upgraded fork to modernize the front end and go to a threadless set up., so don't fret.

Sorry mate, I didn't mean that as a critique. I just have nightmares of cantilever brakes and frozen steerer tubes.
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Old 09-25-2013, 03:45 PM   #3510
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