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A couple of years ago a neighbor had this Lemond sitting unused in his office. Since it was too small for him he gave it to me. I finally got motivated and built it with the Sachs New Success group which had been on my Vitus 787 since forever.. The non-french components are the 2nd generation Cronometro rear hub, American Classic front hub, Sun rims, DT spokes, 3T stem, Cinelli Model 65 bars, Bontrager post, Flyte saddle and Cane Creek headset.

Front yard pave after the MBM-HoTS Ride
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Avocet 40 recorded the distance.
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Temporary Planet Bike fender to protect my wife who drafted on the H8ter Trail. The Michelin 28's did a good job of soaking up the rough road.
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It performed well last weekend. I did another 89 miles yesterday and I'm embarrassed to say it rides as well as my Seven Axiom. I'm embarrassed because I spent considerably less on this bike than I did the Seven.

Last week I used it to commute the 11 miles to work and with the MiNewt lighting the way I'm able to see quite well at 12:30 when I head home.

A solid machine.
 

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**** the French

























just kidding of course. Looks like a very solid build. I'd rock the hell out of some 28's on a commuter
 

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Nice rescue. It's not uncommon to hear someone say how nice an old bike feels. If we only knew that before we bought new bikes!
 

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Just wondering what forks you're using on that bike that will fit 28mm tires? Those are carbon forks aren't they? On my Reynolds Aero forks I can fit 25mm tires but when a piece of gravel sticks to the tire it ends up scraping against the bottom of the fork due to so little clearance, so I normally use 23mm on it instead.
 

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nice beer choice.
 

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BikeRider said:
Just wondering what forks you're using on that bike that will fit 28mm tires? Those are carbon forks aren't they? On my Reynolds Aero forks I can fit 25mm tires but when a piece of gravel sticks to the tire it ends up scraping against the bottom of the fork due to so little clearance, so I normally use 23mm on it instead.

Bontrager Satellite Plus, part number 260290

The Sachs (Modolo?) brakes have good clearance too.
 

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