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Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-23-15, 03:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,374
Posted By turky lurkey
I've discovered that I don't have enough...

I've discovered that I don't have enough clearance between my front tire and the fender on one of my bikes for a squirrel to fit between. R.I.P little squirrel.
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 09-09-15, 07:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 712
Posted By turky lurkey
Sure, but when you quoted half my sentence you...

Sure, but when you quoted half my sentence you changed the context a bit. The rest of the sentence included "if they are in decent shape". In reality I do know a little about old Schwinns and am...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 09-09-15, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 712
Posted By turky lurkey
Thanks! I hadn't realized until after I started...

Thanks! I hadn't realized until after I started this thread and did a bit more research that the "Continental Touring" bike was a little different than the drop bar bike I had in mind. After I...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 09-09-15, 05:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 712
Posted By turky lurkey
1960 Schwinn Continental value?

Here is the ad (no picture):

Selling 2 vintage 1960 Schwinn Continental Touring 10 Speed bicycles.

"Serial Numbers L037043 and L041673 made in November 1960.
They are 2 different size frames,...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-24-15, 03:13 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,231
Posted By turky lurkey
^Nice bike! though I'm a little confused as to...

^Nice bike! though I'm a little confused as to why you don't think it deserves a lot of love. Those old 60's Super Sports with the down tube shifters and chrome forks are fairly rare, and ride nice....
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-24-15, 01:25 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 26,479
Posted By turky lurkey
http://i895.photobucket.com/albums/ac151/turky_lur...

http://i895.photobucket.com/albums/ac151/turky_lurkey/DSCF8880_zps16cf57da.jpg (http://s895.photobucket.com/user/turky_lurkey/media/DSCF8880_zps16cf57da.jpg.html)
Forum: Mountain Biking 07-13-15, 05:34 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,332
Posted By turky lurkey
My tires say 40-60 psi. I run them at 22 psi...

My tires say 40-60 psi. I run them at 22 psi front and 28 psi rear. Lower pressure means better traction (though at some point probably also more rolling resistance, and more flats). You'll have to...
Forum: Mountain Biking 05-30-15, 01:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 736
Posted By turky lurkey
Thanks for taking an interest in my new bike! I'm...

Thanks for taking an interest in my new bike! I'm really stoked on it. I agree on the disc up front. I got the bike out for a ride this morning, and covered 13-14 miles with lots of single track,...
Forum: Mountain Biking 05-27-15, 04:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 736
Posted By turky lurkey
Hey thanks. I did end up getting the old bottom...

Hey thanks. I did end up getting the old bottom bracket out. I let it soak in penetrating oil for a couple hours, then put a cheater bar on my ratchet and it came out without too much struggle. ...
Forum: Mountain Biking 05-27-15, 08:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 736
Posted By turky lurkey
Thanks, nice to have some encouragement on this...

Thanks, nice to have some encouragement on this project.
I have already encountered my first challenge. The old junk bottom bracket seems to be pretty well stuck. Hopefully a good soak in liquid...
Forum: Mountain Biking 05-26-15, 10:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 736
Posted By turky lurkey
'98 Specialized FSR Extreme project

Well this may or may not be a good idea but I think I am going to try and build up this bike frame I acquired today. I have never owned nor worked on a full suspension bike before. From what I can...
Forum: Mountain Biking 05-21-15, 05:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 713
Posted By turky lurkey
Well guys, maybe I fell off the deep end. But I...

Well guys, maybe I fell off the deep end. But I just pulled the trigger on a Rockshox Reba Team fork. Should arrive in about a week! I had to spend just a little more, $310 with free-shipping from...
Forum: Mountain Biking 05-21-15, 11:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 713
Posted By turky lurkey
Thanks for responses guys! cobba - That does...

Thanks for responses guys!

cobba - That does look like a nice fork you linked. I am definitely getting tempted to up my budget just a bit and might buy it. Before I do what do you guys think...
Forum: Mountain Biking 05-21-15, 07:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 713
Posted By turky lurkey
Another new fork thread!

Here is the bike i've been riding and upgrading:
2002 Rockhopper Comp.

http://i895.photobucket.com/albums/ac151/turky_lurkey/IMG_20150520_062810_zpslu1fyllj.jpg...
Forum: Mountain Biking 05-20-15, 02:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 727
Posted By turky lurkey
Yes bikers are supposed to yield to hikers. I...

Yes bikers are supposed to yield to hikers. I yield to hikers whenever possible, and always make sure I am willing and able to do so. However, it is much easier/quicker for hikers to step aside than...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-14-15, 10:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,439
Posted By turky lurkey
Hows your Apex project coming PUREBIKES? A...

Hows your Apex project coming PUREBIKES? A couple weeks ago I acquired the same bike. I have been keeping an eye out for an Apex at a good price for a couple years, since I sold my '87 that was a...
Forum: Mountain Biking 05-13-15, 09:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 451
Posted By turky lurkey
This thread is kinda old now. But ya, that...

This thread is kinda old now.

But ya, that is pretty funny!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-10-15, 09:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 514
Posted By turky lurkey
I'm guessing it will rip if you ride on it. Based...

I'm guessing it will rip if you ride on it. Based on personal experience with similar looking Brooks saddles. Hopefully I'm wrong!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-06-15, 06:53 PM
Replies: 5,438
Views: 912,180
Posted By turky lurkey
1st generation Rockhopper (1985): ...

1st generation Rockhopper (1985):

http://i895.photobucket.com/albums/ac151/turky_lurkey/DSCF9379_zpsammvrepw.jpg (http://s895.photobucket.com/user/turky_lurkey/media/DSCF9379_zpsammvrepw.jpg.html)
Forum: Mountain Biking 02-21-15, 09:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 910
Posted By turky lurkey
Surf shorts /board shorts over the tight padded...

Surf shorts /board shorts over the tight padded shorts is what I wear . They are light weight, many are flexible (have some stretch), have little friction on your saddle. durable, and offer great...
Forum: Mountain Biking 01-26-15, 08:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,252
Posted By turky lurkey
Thank you! This is why I was unsure. I had...

Thank you!
This is why I was unsure. I had looked up reviews on the HS1 and I just didn't see a lot of information or history behind them. Of the reviews I did read some people were complaining...
Forum: Mountain Biking 01-26-15, 09:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,252
Posted By turky lurkey
Thanks guys. I am going to order the set. ...

Thanks guys. I am going to order the set.

roccobike - I am not currently running Avid V's though I ordered some and they should be arriving today. I am currently running lower lever shimano V's....
Forum: Mountain Biking 01-26-15, 07:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,252
Posted By turky lurkey
Avid BB7's with HS-1 Rotors

I am shopping for my first set of disk brakes, and I am going to install them on my 2002 Rockhopper (yes it has disc mounts!). I definitely want to go with the BB7's and would also like to get the...
Forum: Mountain Biking 01-25-15, 11:25 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 33,809
Posted By turky lurkey
I changed my mind again. I found a good deal on a...

I changed my mind again. I found a good deal on a quality, lightly used set of disc compatible wheels today. I am going to send the V's back and order a set of Avid bb7's.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-24-15, 02:57 PM
Replies: 5,438
Views: 912,180
Posted By turky lurkey
I finally got my wife's '84 Stumpy all polished...

I finally got my wife's '84 Stumpy all polished up and put back together:

http://i895.photobucket.com/albums/ac151/turky_lurkey/DSCF9350_zps443a58a4.jpg
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