Re: [CR] Riding the Red Romic


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Date: Sun, 14 Feb 2010 14:05:27 -0800
From: Brian Lindamood <brian_lindamood@yahoo.com>
To: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
Subject: Re: [CR] Riding the Red Romic


Rich- your pictures make me jealous.  I am waiting for the snow to melt here to take my 1975 X-100 out.  I have made some changes like dropping the top chainring from 52T to 47T for half-step gearing.  I had been looking for a black 1970's Dura Ace ring for a LONG time and finally found one (would prefer a 46T, but still have not found one of those).  I also changed the rear rack to more of a french set-up with a handlebar bag and generator lighting.  I finally gave up on the tubulars and relaced the hubs to an old set of Rigida's found in the basement of a LBS.

Here it is in last year's form:

http://i136.photobucket.com/albums/q184/balindamood/Romic/IMG_0595.jpg

I intend on taking pictures of the "new and improved" verson once the temps get above 30 degrees on a regular basis.

Brian Lindamood
Anchorage, AK