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    silver components

    Does anyone other than Ritchey still make a complete line of polished aluminum bars/stem/seatpost? I am putting together a retro build and looking for options?

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    If your're looking new, check out the Velo Orange website. They specialize in new but vintage style parts. Thomson makes silver seat posts.

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    i would buy used and polish 'em up to a mirror-like finish.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hfc View Post
    If your're looking new, check out the Velo Orange website. They specialize in new but vintage style parts. Thomson makes silver seat posts.
    Thomson's posts are not polished however.
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    Nitto.

    They make quality components that can be found all over the place.

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    You know, a little jeweler's rouge and a good polishing cloth can make ANY component polished.
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    Quote Originally Posted by No Time Toulouse View Post
    You know, a little jeweler's rouge and a good polishing cloth can make ANY component polished.
    I'm not hung up on the polished part, I just can't bear the idea of putting black components on a classic frame. That might be OK on the ubiquitous stealth gray soulless carbon frame, but not on a classic

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    Quote Originally Posted by DaveG View Post
    I'm not hung up on the polished part, I just can't bear the idea of putting black components on a classic frame. That might be OK on the ubiquitous stealth gray soulless carbon frame, but not on a classic
    If it only needs to be silver, Cinelli makes polished aluminum bars and stems, but they pale in comparison to the Nitto I linked to earlier, and Nitto also has a couple of Nice seat posts..
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