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Restoring Brake Hoods

Restoring Brake Hoods

Restoring Brake Hoods   Better to have worn and even crumbling old brake hoods than none at all, is my opinion. Sometimes you come across bikes advertised as “restored” only to notice that the brake hoods are missing. Bare metal lever bodies are ugly and detract...
Vintage Specialized Allez Jim Merz

Vintage Specialized Allez Jim Merz

Specialized Allez SE   I watched this vintage Specialized Allez bike, a 1987 version, looking rather forlorn and beaten, sitting advertised at a good price for weeks. For days I looked at its photographs a dozen times, tilting my head to look at the clumsily...

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