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Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-06-12, 07:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,817
Posted By italcyclist
Question regarding the Maruishi RX - 4 Sport road...

Question regarding the Maruishi RX - 4 Sport road bicycle:
I have a Maruishi RX - 4 Sport road bicycle, and I am pondering the idea of touring with my Maruishi RX - 4 Sport road bicycle, or my...
Forum: Touring 07-01-12, 10:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 921
Posted By italcyclist
A Cantor: I didn't realize that touring can be...

A Cantor:
I didn't realize that touring can be so reasonable when camping and cooking. I know I have to stay in a hotel/motel at least one day a week, but camping is the most appropriate, and...
Forum: Touring 07-01-12, 10:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 921
Posted By italcyclist
I agree on good wheels, especially the rear...

I agree on good wheels, especially the rear wheel. Though the wheels I'll be using will be 26" wheels a good set of wheels is pretty much commonsense. Thank you for your input.
Forum: Touring 07-01-12, 02:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 921
Posted By italcyclist
Hello, JPutnam: I received your message, and...

Hello, JPutnam:
I received your message, and appreciate the insight. Regarding wheels I bought a set off of Amazon, and I was told the single wall wheel wouldn't hold up to long distance touring. I...
Forum: Touring 07-01-12, 11:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 592
Posted By italcyclist
How much should I save for my first, loaded bicycle tour:

Good day:
I am looking at striking out on my first long - distance bicycle touring. I'll be travelling from Texas to, either, California or New Jersey. While figures can fluctuate significantly, I...
Forum: Touring 07-01-12, 10:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 921
Posted By italcyclist
Long distance bicycle touring and money:

I am writing to inquire about the monetary cost of long - distance bicycle touring. I am considering riding my vintage steel frame, 25 inch, Univega mountain bike from Texas to California or to...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-08-12, 11:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 558
Posted By italcyclist
I have to wait until my daughter lets me use her...

I have to wait until my daughter lets me use her digital camera. Mine is broken.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-08-12, 11:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 558
Posted By italcyclist
If I understand you correctly, Auchencrow, you...

If I understand you correctly, Auchencrow, you prefer 27" wheels. The wheels on my Maruishi are 36 spoke wheels. I find them getting harder to find as more 32 spoke rims seem to be all over.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-08-12, 09:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 558
Posted By italcyclist
Restoring an old Maruishi road bicycle.

To all Bike Forum members:
I am thinking about upgrading an old Maruishi RX-4 Sport road bicycle with some 700c wheels. It is currently equipped with 36 - spoke, 27" wheels. Is this a wise thing to...
Forum: Northern California 01-22-12, 10:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 649
Posted By italcyclist
By gosh, after reading these posts I want (more...

By gosh, after reading these posts I want (more than ever) to move to California. I now live in Texas (not a great place to live), and being a native of New Jersey I believe that California is the...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-27-11, 08:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 517
Posted By italcyclist
Rivendell sells a steel stem riser (that can...

Rivendell sells a steel stem riser (that can raise the height of the handlebar stem to a point where a tall person can ride a smaller frame. I have one. When installed it looks kinda dorky but it...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-27-11, 08:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 517
Posted By italcyclist
This is my Mikkelsen (some of you have seen it...

This is my Mikkelsen (some of you have seen it before). It was my first vintage bike and the one I have spent the most time and money on. In the end, it was a great experience but the bike is just...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-26-11, 11:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 517
Posted By italcyclist
Your 62cm Mikkelsen

[QUOTE=toosahn;13613050]I read your initial post regarding the bicycle's frame size (62cm), and you said that the frame size is too small. I once had a vintage Team Fuji that was too small. I didn't...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-19-11, 03:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 517
Posted By italcyclist
It is Campagnolo equipped. Super Record? If so,...

It is Campagnolo equipped. Super Record? If so, KEEP IT!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-19-11, 03:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 517
Posted By italcyclist
While looking through Bike Forums (before I have...

While looking through Bike Forums (before I have to go to work) I saw your Mikkelsen bicycle. To answer your question, I'd keep it. I don't know your income, but many bike enthusiasts would love to...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-28-11, 08:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,817
Posted By italcyclist
My Marusihi RX - 7 Sport bicycle.

It is a nice bicycle, and it makes a great commuter. I've been considering upgrading it with 700c wheels. However, there are bike shops that still sell 27 - inch wheels. I continue to ponder this...
Forum: Living Car Free 11-24-11, 04:24 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 44,986
Posted By italcyclist
I just started reading this website, and I think...

I just started reading this website, and I think the concept of bike collectives is a great concept that should occur in all major American cities. I live in the DFW area, and a friend, bike wrench...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-24-11, 02:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,817
Posted By italcyclist
Opinions regarding the Maruishi RX - 4 Sport bicycle

Good day, all:
Does anyone in Bike Forums have any good information the quality, status, etc., of the Maruishi RX - 4 Sport bicycle?
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 11-24-11, 02:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 412
Posted By italcyclist
Nice MTB.

Nice MTB.
Forum: Touring 11-22-11, 09:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,033
Posted By italcyclist
Machka: My vintage Japanese road bicycle is a...

Machka:
My vintage Japanese road bicycle is a Maruishi RX-7 Sport. My commuter is a GT Transeo which my friend, bicycle wrench and former bicycle shop owner Mike said will make a dandy touring...
Forum: Touring 11-22-11, 09:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,033
Posted By italcyclist
Touring on a vintage Japanese road bicycle.

My vintage road bicycle is a Maruishi RX - 7 Sport.
Forum: Touring 11-22-11, 01:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,033
Posted By italcyclist
Cross country touring on a vintage Japanese sport touring bicycle.

Good day, everyone:
I am considering riding from Texas to California on my vintage,
chromoly steel - frame sport touring bicycle. It has a lugged frame and it is in very good condition minus a few...
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