just over the next hill
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Kansas City MO
Bikes: Bianchi Volpe 2006 Fuji Tahoe
Got another project
My other project was too much work for a rusted out low end bike.
Iíll take off what I can from the bike.
Reflectors and two way break levers are 2 things I see I might have use for.
I found a Trek 1500 for $32 at a thrift store.
All it needs it seems is the rear break attached. (missing attachment screw) which I just
Take off areo bars.
and inflate the tires. They are the thin type valve. So far, I have not figured out how presta
Buy shoes that attach to clipless pedals or change pedals. I am just using some old pedials
Rims arenít bad. Not prefect but good enough to go for a spin.
The frame seems to be the same size as my Fuji Tahoe.
The granny gear is: 42/24
My Fuji has 26/29 granny gear
It will be interesting to see if the hills will be harder on this bike.
I want to get familiar with a road bike before I buy a new one. That way I will have a
frame of referance.
I told my wife where I am going to hang my new bike. And she said I am sure you will
have this area full of bikes. She probabley knows me better than I know myself.