90's v current Campagnolo cranksets.

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90's v current Campagnolo cranksets.

Postby The 2nd Womble » Thu Jul 18, 2013 4:57 pm

Ok so now that I have the steel 90's framset (Concord) I've been lusting after for years I've decided to get the frame chromed and get some professional paintwork on the three main tubes with the lugs and rear triangle chromed. The forks are in perfect condition so that'll save me a bit of dosh. The Cinelli 1A stem, Tange G Master headset and Chorus aero post will all be polished. I'm also going to recover the saddle. The Selle Italia Super Turbo is going for $400ish (seriously) on ebay so I'm reupholstering that myself.
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With the chrome work I'm thinking that with a new Chorus 11spd groupset the carbon parts will look even more feral than on a current bike. If I were to use these (9spd)...

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Would I have any spacing issues? God help me if I put this 5 fingered vomit on the bike...

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Campagnolo, what were you thinking btw?!
Any advice would be welcome.
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by BNA » Thu Jul 18, 2013 5:32 pm

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Re: 90's v current Campagnolo cranksets.

Postby RonK » Thu Jul 18, 2013 5:32 pm

A possible issue is clearance between the 11 speed cassette and the frame. I suggest you borrow a wheel to try before committing.
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Re: 90's v current Campagnolo cranksets.

Postby elantra » Thu Jul 18, 2013 5:39 pm

Depends on the Over-Locknut width between rear dropouts.
If you want to use a 9 speed cassette you could some difficulty getting a 9-speed rear wheel between the dropouts if this width is that of a 1980's bike (usually 126 mm)
sometime in the early 90's most road bikes went to a standard of 130 mm.
This allowed 8-9-10-11 speed cassettes.

Still there are many on this forum who will say that the 126mm seatstays can be "manipulated" to accomodate this.
I have never been game to give it a try.
I suggest you try asking more about this on the retro subforum.
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Re: 90's v current Campagnolo cranksets.

Postby im_no_pro » Thu Jul 18, 2013 8:12 pm

elantra wrote:Still there are many on this forum who will say that the 126mm seatstays can be "manipulated" to accomodate this.


Sheldon says you can, and thats good enough for me.
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Re: 90's v current Campagnolo cranksets.

Postby The 2nd Womble » Thu Jul 18, 2013 8:19 pm

im_no_pro wrote:
elantra wrote:Still there are many on this forum who will say that the 126mm seatstays can be "manipulated" to accomodate this.


Sheldon says you can, and thats good enough for me.

And I just found the solution :D
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Re: 90's v current Campagnolo cranksets.

Postby DJIntegr8 » Fri Jul 19, 2013 10:40 am

Really happy with my polished TB14s 8)

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Re: 90's v current Campagnolo cranksets.

Postby The 2nd Womble » Fri Jul 19, 2013 2:37 pm

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