Advertise on Bikeforums.net



User Tag List

Page 21 of 21 FirstFirst ... 11192021
Results 501 to 510 of 510
  1. #501
    Senior Member Narhay's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Location
    Burnaby, BC
    Posts
    647
    Mentioned
    3 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    That corsa crankset is appealing in some sick way.

  2. #502
    Senior Member Bicycle Addict's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Location
    Auckland NZ
    My Bikes
    Extreme Chaos, Jamis Commuter, Claud Butler Majestic, Carlton Corsa 5, Raleigh 3 speed, Phillips single speed, Schwinn Klunker,Marin Bolinas Ridge, Marin Pine Mountain x 2
    Posts
    312
    Mentioned
    5 Post(s)
    Tagged
    1 Thread(s)
    Yea Thanks Narhay, my wife calls it Bike porn!?
    Carlton might not be the best choice on the acc of the BB feels VERY indexed, cables are shot . . . it goes on
    I will take some pics today of other possibilities while at my storage.
    Where are the Bikeaholic meetings? . . . . . I need help!? I just don't think I can do this alone.

    Behold the humble bicycle . . .the oldest form of mechanical transport for the individual person.
    It will be the last too.

    Re-Cycle that Bicycle. Fix it, Ride it, Give it away.

  3. #503
    Senior Member Bicycle Addict's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Location
    Auckland NZ
    My Bikes
    Extreme Chaos, Jamis Commuter, Claud Butler Majestic, Carlton Corsa 5, Raleigh 3 speed, Phillips single speed, Schwinn Klunker,Marin Bolinas Ridge, Marin Pine Mountain x 2
    Posts
    312
    Mentioned
    5 Post(s)
    Tagged
    1 Thread(s)
    So I have been nutting out a few possible candidates,
    1) Carlton Corsa $10 NZ (needs wheelset, cables,chain rear der . . . )
    2) Marin frame $12 NZ (needs wheelset, shifters brakes cables chain is there and both Der's)
    3)Marin Palisades trail $60 NZ (needed a service-Done, could do with a 36 spoke rear wheel, needs a bar change to be comfortable, it came with 2 sets of tyres, am I allowed to use either set, or the set it came with on bike?)
    4) Reiker, NZ Made $60 (The $60 was for four bikes 2 of which I sold at $20 each. Bike has been sitting outside for a while?)

    Now for the pics
    1) Carlton Corsa 5
    298195943.jpgb 035.jpgnewtm 016.jpg
    Payed $10 for both bikes pictured and sold the other bike in the 1st pic for $20 to a lady wanting a garden sculpture type thing.
    Wheels in 3rd pic came from a Centurion Lemans
    Boo 004.jpg
    It was too big for me and a mate bought the frame fork bars and BB for $60 which was $10 more than I paid for the whole bike, can the wheels be used on the Carlton?
    2)Marin Frame
    314392724 (1).jpg
    Needs alot.
    3)Marin Palisades Trail 53cm
    307605027 (1).jpgkkll 001.jpg
    Pic 1 is as it came, it came with some slick CST tyres too 26 x 1.5's, can I use the CST's without dipping into my budget?
    Pic 2 is with a 36 hole wheelset and Marathon plus tyres(obviously will not be using the Marathon's!!)
    4) Reiker NZ made by a company that built some very well thought of road bikes, they are now building postal bikes.
    306793503.jpg306792416.jpg306792254.jpg
    Pic 1 shows all 4 bikes purchased for $60, I sold the 2 MTB type things for $20 a piece, kept the 2 Red ones, so I am going to use the one that is without it's rear wheel. It did have a rear wheel the trader had not found it for photo time.
    All LX or Deore componentry, these were used by a bicycle tour company called Pedaltours, these bikes had been out side for a while before I got them.
    They need re cabling new grease and probably bearings, brake pads(##for safety reasons pads should be void of cost as they are safety, item, would hate to have a CVer have an accident because of dried out pads, and penny saving just for a challenge on here?##) etc.
    I want to change the BB as the Modus one in there will be destroying the tapers on those Shimano cranks Grrrrrr, I hate it when I see this.
    I think I will go with number 4? What do you guys think?
    Last edited by Bicycle Addict; 06-11-14 at 06:32 AM.
    Where are the Bikeaholic meetings? . . . . . I need help!? I just don't think I can do this alone.

    Behold the humble bicycle . . .the oldest form of mechanical transport for the individual person.
    It will be the last too.

    Re-Cycle that Bicycle. Fix it, Ride it, Give it away.

  4. #504
    Senior Member Bicycle Addict's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Location
    Auckland NZ
    My Bikes
    Extreme Chaos, Jamis Commuter, Claud Butler Majestic, Carlton Corsa 5, Raleigh 3 speed, Phillips single speed, Schwinn Klunker,Marin Bolinas Ridge, Marin Pine Mountain x 2
    Posts
    312
    Mentioned
    5 Post(s)
    Tagged
    1 Thread(s)
    It looks like most people see this as done? I want to build up a bike in this manner and will, only I have other projects that I could spend my time on.
    If the late comers are still go and Narhay has redone the time limit to start when you purchase said bike, we should not let this thread die or talk about when to start another.

    I am not in it for the competition, just out to get some old bikes riding safely again, see a lot of guys here finding roadside bikes or yard sales etc
    Any guys already done that want/can go again?
    If I missed the Bus . . . then all good, could someone let me know?
    If I go ahead with the challenge it will be with bike number 4, the others are either too nice or need way too much work to come in on budget.

    The Reiker is all there, and looking at how the rear derailleur has cleaned up I am pretty confident that it will overall turn out to be quite a nice ride even if it does look like it should smell!!

    The Marin rides very nicely indeed, all I have done is check cones, headset, not the bottom bracket though, a bit worried about that I do not know why but I have had more Marin's of this era with stuck BB's than GT, Giant, Trek, Gary Fisher etc? I guess they saved a few penny's by not greasing before installation.
    Where are the Bikeaholic meetings? . . . . . I need help!? I just don't think I can do this alone.

    Behold the humble bicycle . . .the oldest form of mechanical transport for the individual person.
    It will be the last too.

    Re-Cycle that Bicycle. Fix it, Ride it, Give it away.

  5. #505
    WNG
    WNG is offline
    Spin Forest! Spin! WNG's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Location
    Arrid Zone-a
    My Bikes
    I used to have many. And I Will again.
    Posts
    5,903
    Mentioned
    26 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    ^ I'd say go right ahead and start your project. Some here did begin late. I think the thread was created to help get the folks in the Northern hemisphere to get through our Winter/cold Spring.

    Now it's your Winter season, although your weather is likely balmy.

    There is also our Before/After thread too that a lot of these projects get posted in.
    “You meet the nicest people on two wheels!"
    "Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow." ~Albert Einstein

  6. #506
    Senior Member Bicycle Addict's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Location
    Auckland NZ
    My Bikes
    Extreme Chaos, Jamis Commuter, Claud Butler Majestic, Carlton Corsa 5, Raleigh 3 speed, Phillips single speed, Schwinn Klunker,Marin Bolinas Ridge, Marin Pine Mountain x 2
    Posts
    312
    Mentioned
    5 Post(s)
    Tagged
    1 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by WNG View Post
    ^ I'd say go right ahead and start your project. Some here did begin late. I think the thread was created to help get the folks in the Northern hemisphere to get through our Winter/cold Spring.

    Now it's your Winter season, although your weather is likely balmy.

    There is also our Before/After thread too that a lot of these projects get posted in.
    Thanks for the repliy, yes our weather does get a bit balmy had a storm over the past 2 days winds gusting up to 150 Km's (95ish miles an hour) 100 year old trees down everywhere few cars crushed boats came free in Waitemata Harbour and ended up crashing into the Auckland Harbour bridge, oh yea and a truck and trailer got blown over on the Harbour Bridge, and the Police closed it, I do not remember it being closed before and I am 38yrs old! Looked like a nature bomb had gone off. No deaths though Thank fully.
    Where are the Bikeaholic meetings? . . . . . I need help!? I just don't think I can do this alone.

    Behold the humble bicycle . . .the oldest form of mechanical transport for the individual person.
    It will be the last too.

    Re-Cycle that Bicycle. Fix it, Ride it, Give it away.

  7. #507
    Senior Member Narhay's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Location
    Burnaby, BC
    Posts
    647
    Mentioned
    3 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Feel free to start a bike at any point and self-impose the 100 day deadline.

  8. #508
    Senior Member Bicycle Addict's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Location
    Auckland NZ
    My Bikes
    Extreme Chaos, Jamis Commuter, Claud Butler Majestic, Carlton Corsa 5, Raleigh 3 speed, Phillips single speed, Schwinn Klunker,Marin Bolinas Ridge, Marin Pine Mountain x 2
    Posts
    312
    Mentioned
    5 Post(s)
    Tagged
    1 Thread(s)
    Got it out of storage today,
    kkll 006.jpg
    As you see it really is a clunker, I like the geometry, I will get it into commuter shape over the coming weeks
    Where are the Bikeaholic meetings? . . . . . I need help!? I just don't think I can do this alone.

    Behold the humble bicycle . . .the oldest form of mechanical transport for the individual person.
    It will be the last too.

    Re-Cycle that Bicycle. Fix it, Ride it, Give it away.

  9. #509
    Senior Member sonatageek's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Cleveland,Ohio
    Posts
    2,683
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    I may give this a try with a garage sale find from this morning. A Ross hi-tech mountain bike (not sure of the model) that cost $15. After taking a better look at it tomorrow, I will post a before picture and get working on it.

  10. #510
    Senior Member Bicycle Addict's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Location
    Auckland NZ
    My Bikes
    Extreme Chaos, Jamis Commuter, Claud Butler Majestic, Carlton Corsa 5, Raleigh 3 speed, Phillips single speed, Schwinn Klunker,Marin Bolinas Ridge, Marin Pine Mountain x 2
    Posts
    312
    Mentioned
    5 Post(s)
    Tagged
    1 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by sonatageek View Post
    I may give this a try with a garage sale find from this morning. A Ross hi-tech mountain bike (not sure of the model) that cost $15. After taking a better look at it tomorrow, I will post a before picture and get working on it.
    Nice price should be a good ride!
    I should be able to get some work done on mine in about a week.
    Where are the Bikeaholic meetings? . . . . . I need help!? I just don't think I can do this alone.

    Behold the humble bicycle . . .the oldest form of mechanical transport for the individual person.
    It will be the last too.

    Re-Cycle that Bicycle. Fix it, Ride it, Give it away.

Page 21 of 21 FirstFirst ... 11192021

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •