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Forum: Touring 07-13-15, 08:15 AM
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Posted By SlickCycles
Great info!

Great info!
Forum: Touring 07-10-15, 12:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,678
Posted By SlickCycles
Whew a lot of great info and more research ahead...

Whew a lot of great info and more research ahead (while I save up a few bucks). Most likely going to lean towards the SP - B&M set up with the e-werk.
Forum: Touring 07-09-15, 01:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,678
Posted By SlickCycles
Rodger that! Thank you

Rodger that! Thank you
Forum: Touring 07-09-15, 01:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,678
Posted By SlickCycles
Thank you. Yes I have heard some great things...

Thank you. Yes I have heard some great things about SONs. The price point is where the heartache is.

I know you get what you pay for so im looking for a functional middle ground
Forum: Touring 07-09-15, 08:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,678
Posted By SlickCycles
Looking for a dynamite dynamo set up (Schmidt vs SP)

Hi forum,

Looking to do a dynamo build for my surly disc trucker. Been researching the Schmidt, which looks all around great, but is pretty steep. My LBS recommended the SP Dynamo SD8 or PD8 and...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-29-14, 11:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,063
Posted By SlickCycles
Did a little more research and found them to be...

Did a little more research and found them to be the 1940 New World Sports Tourist Pair - Model W3MFC and Model W3LFC
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-29-14, 11:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,063
Posted By SlickCycles
390173 Both are cottered and have the same...

390173

Both are cottered and have the same design
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-29-14, 10:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,063
Posted By SlickCycles
On the women's bike one of the grips is missing...

On the women's bike one of the grips is missing and the other is cracked. AS Hub Number AW 9
On the men's bike the back rim is rotted and broken byt the hub is still intact. AS Hub Number just AW
...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-29-14, 10:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,063
Posted By SlickCycles
https://www.flickr.com/photos/125859403@N07/ ...

https://www.flickr.com/photos/125859403@N07/ MORE PICS!!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-29-14, 10:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,063
Posted By SlickCycles
Restore, Sell, or Toss? Pair of 1940's Arnold Scwhinn New World Bicycles

Hello Forum,

Picked up these 2 Barn Finds this weekend for $125 (for the pair). I have worked on restoring bikes before (mostly 80s and 70s), but never worked on something this old, dirty, rusty,...
Forum: Fitting Your Bike 06-02-14, 07:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 594
Posted By SlickCycles
That is going off the Levis measurement. ...

That is going off the Levis measurement. Stopped over at the LBS this weekend and they suggested a longer stem (110mm).

After getting measured at the store they said I would prob be best with a...
Forum: Fitting Your Bike 05-29-14, 12:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 594
Posted By SlickCycles
Surly Frame Switch - Need Help

Hi Forum,

I recently inherited a Surly LHT from a friend and instantly fell in love w the brand. The only problem is I am 5'11" w a 30 in inseam and the bike is 53 cm. Its a great ride but a...
Forum: Touring 05-21-14, 07:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,385
Posted By SlickCycles
Great thank you for the info forum!

Great thank you for the info forum!
Forum: Touring 05-21-14, 02:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,385
Posted By SlickCycles
Which Tire to Choose?

Hi Forum,

I am looking to switch out my older Continental Touring tires for something fresh before I go on my tour from Pitt to DC on the C&O Canal. A majority of the time I use this bike as my...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-29-14, 09:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 728
Posted By SlickCycles
Thanks for the info everyone! Just emailed...

Thanks for the info everyone! Just emailed him...fingers crossed.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-29-14, 07:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 728
Posted By SlickCycles
700 x 23 vs 700 x 25c....Will it fit?

Looking to replace a pair of 700 x 25c tires on my 1988 schwinn prelude. I found a pair of 700 x 23mm Continental 4000 on CL and was wondering if they would fit.

Guy is asking $25 so these would...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-26-14, 04:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 268
Posted By SlickCycles
Issue w/ Trigger Shifting on Front Deraillier

Working on my latest find, a 1996 Mongoose Omega with Shimano RSX shifters, and noticed that the front deraillier is not shifting. As of right now the chain is on the largest sproket of the front...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 01-26-14, 04:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 937
Posted By SlickCycles
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Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 01-25-14, 12:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 937
Posted By SlickCycles
Sweet! Yeah pulled the trigger this morning and...

Sweet! Yeah pulled the trigger this morning and quite happy. I know mongoose was good back in the day, but knew the quality has not been the same for a long time.
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 01-23-14, 08:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 937
Posted By SlickCycles
Mongoose Omega Worth It?

Hello There,

Looking to pick up a Mongoose Omega for $100 and not sure if its worth it. I know these bikes were good in 1996, but is it worth the money now?

Comes with Full Shimano RSX...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 12-04-13, 08:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 469
Posted By SlickCycles
Actually nevermind. Looked closer at the pic and...

Actually nevermind. Looked closer at the pic and it does not have track drop outs..must be a 10 speed conversion. Thank you anyway.
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 12-04-13, 08:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 469
Posted By SlickCycles
1979 Bianchi Pista Super Sport - Worth it?

Hey Forum,

Looking at 1979 Bianchi Pista Super Sport with new Gatorskin Tires and Origin 8 track attack deep v wheelset. Seller is looking for $225.

Thoughts?
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 11-22-13, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 285
Posted By SlickCycles
This is what it looks le with the current tires....

This is what it looks le with the current tires. Do you think there will be enough clearence?
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Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 11-22-13, 04:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 285
Posted By SlickCycles
Just checked and it does feel like it has the...

Just checked and it does feel like it has the bumps
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 11-22-13, 04:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 285
Posted By SlickCycles
Can I swap out these tires?

Hi Forum,

I have a older 10 speed with 27 1 1/4 tires. The tires are well worn and I found a 27 1 3/8 pair of tires on CL. Is the small fraction difference major? Or is it an easy swap out and...
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