I wouldn't cold set it either. I usually just buy a longer axle and add some hub spacers. At worst, you may have to redish the wheel. If you agree with Sheldon's opinion that it's not even necessary for the axle to overlap the dropouts, I guess you don't even need the longer axle. (Not quite confident enough for that myself).
> Unfortunately, I'm in NY City.
> The frame was ordered in late 1999; took about three months. I ordered the BB
> The jersies from vintage velos are due in later next month.
> In a message dated 10/26/00 6:50:43 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> email@example.com writes:
> << Hi Josh,
> I'm in the Pasadena, CA area. A ride together would be good, once I get all
> the parts! It's been exhausting.
> I bought the frame used over the net the past spring. Wanted one when Gita
> was adverting them years ago, but didn't have the $$$. Paint is a bit
> dinged up, but otherwise it's in excellent condition. Yours sounds nice,
> better tubing plus era type braze-ons. I have modern braze ons, 130mm
> spaced. When did you order yours?
> Yes, I don't want to cold set the rear triangle, so I'll probably have the
> rear wheel respaced. I asked because I wasn't sure if you could or not.
> I've been poking around on the net for a jersey, but haven't found one yet.
> Didn't see any posted on Vintage Velos lately. Are they gonna have them or