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Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-24-16, 11:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 140
Posted By treebound
It is already spaced at 135 so no spreading is...

It is already spaced at 135 so no spreading is needed. Not sure if I have an 8 speed rear wheel, but that would require swapping the grip shifter as well. Food for thought though, thanks for the...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-24-16, 09:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 140
Posted By treebound
Specialized Hardrock GX Sport

I have what I believe is a 1995 or 1996 Specialized Hardrock GX Sport based upon the Bikepedia specs, 21 frame. I suspect that someone put the wrong bottom bracket on the bike, or the wrong crankset...
Forum: Touring 07-13-16, 08:32 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 71,691
Posted By treebound
Tiredhands, I kind of thought that looked like...

Tiredhands,
I kind of thought that looked like a porteur rack on there but without a front or angled view it was hard to tell. To me it looks like it is ready for anything that you want to put it to...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 07-12-16, 08:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 552
Posted By treebound
Then the wholesaler gets a cut as well. Contact...

Then the wholesaler gets a cut as well. Contact Olympic or QBP and see what they say.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-05-16, 05:56 PM
Replies: 19,148
Views: 1,521,986
Posted By treebound
Thanks and thanks. The MasterLight has spent far...

Thanks and thanks. The MasterLight has spent far too much time hanging on the hook the last few years, to the point that the brifters got sticky. Several flush and lubes over the past few months got...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-05-16, 01:20 PM
Replies: 1,982
Views: 202,657
Posted By treebound
http://i67.photobucket.com/albums/h292/treebound/b...

http://i67.photobucket.com/albums/h292/treebound/bicycling/BikeForums/20160705_130310_zpsyw3sjcqj.jpg...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-05-16, 01:11 PM
Replies: 19,148
Views: 1,521,986
Posted By treebound
Had the day off work, so I rode up to Belgium and...

Had the day off work, so I rode up to Belgium and back, 19 mile round trip. First ride of more than a mile for me this year, made it with a little neck pain from lack of riding. Next time I want to...
Forum: Touring 07-01-16, 12:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 567
Posted By treebound
This is what I'm seriously considering since the...

This is what I'm seriously considering since the several sets of panniers I have didn't sell, so I might as well upgrade a set of them. Looks like about $50 per pair.

arkel Cam-Lock Hook Kit...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 06-30-16, 09:29 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,206
Posted By treebound
Great photo there, complete with a vodka shirt...

Great photo there, complete with a vodka shirt too.

As to others, manage weight by counting calories and managing food intake quality, manage strength and health by exercise and mileage.

I use...
Forum: Touring 06-27-16, 11:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 963
Posted By treebound
Post a ride report for us once you have a few...

Post a ride report for us once you have a few miles on the 520 to let us know how it is working out for you.
Forum: Touring 06-26-16, 09:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 963
Posted By treebound
Sounds like you already talked yourself out of...

Sounds like you already talked yourself out of the CrossCheck, but you are the one who will be riding it so ultimately it is up to you.

Now if I get to have it if it doesn't work out then get the...
Forum: Touring 06-24-16, 09:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 889
Posted By treebound
pm'd you with some options including checking...

pm'd you with some options including checking your local craigslist.
Forum: Training & Nutrition 06-21-16, 07:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 714
Posted By treebound
I'm curious what part of Alaska the OP is in and...

I'm curious what part of Alaska the OP is in and if he/she drives there or takes a bush plane, which might make a difference as to what can easily be brought back to the work/home site. Also unclear...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-18-16, 10:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 344
Posted By treebound
Neat stuff. Not sure where I'll hang it yet,...

Neat stuff.

Not sure where I'll hang it yet, but my wife said it is not going in the garage.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-18-16, 11:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 344
Posted By treebound
C&V key hanger

I thought some of you might appreciate this, rummage sale find.


http://i67.photobucket.com/albums/h292/treebound/bicycling/BikeForums/20160618_123749_zpsxd9awx0r.jpg...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-03-16, 08:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 585
Posted By treebound
I carefully pumped up the original tires and took...

I carefully pumped up the original tires and took it for a slow short lap around the block. Seatpost pretty much all the way down and I could make it work, once moving the reach felt good, and a...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-03-16, 07:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 585
Posted By treebound
Head badge looks like 2722, left rear dropout s/n...

Head badge looks like 2722, left rear dropout s/n is SF227849. 5 speed freewheel on back, Shimano Altus derailleurs, 27" alloy wheels, "Certified 1020 AISI Tubing" sticker, and a springy Schwinn...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-03-16, 04:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 585
Posted By treebound
I think if it looks decent she'll call, or if...

I think if it looks decent she'll call, or if cheap enough and not gunky she'll get it. This one looked decent and clean to her and was cheap enough. I do wish it was a DeRosa in my size, but I can't...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-03-16, 12:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 585
Posted By treebound
My wife bought me a Schwinn

She sent me a text message that she bought me a bike today at a rummage sale, then sent a picture of it. Looks like a Le Tour Luxe, probably a 10 speed, not sure if it has steel or alloy wheels, and...
Forum: Touring 05-11-16, 10:06 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,797
Posted By treebound
I've got an older REI R Dome tent and also a...

I've got an older REI R Dome tent and also a Half-Dome tent that I've used backpacking and motorcycle camping, but both might be a little heavier that you are looking for. Food for thought in any...
Forum: Touring 05-07-16, 03:16 PM
Replies: 3,812
Views: 1,616,534
Posted By treebound
Google image search shows lots of greenish water...

Google image search shows lots of greenish water bottles
green bicycle water bottles - Google Search...
Forum: Touring 05-03-16, 07:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 816
Posted By treebound
Whew, I'm safe, close to 6' but wear 30" inseam...

Whew, I'm safe, close to 6' but wear 30" inseam pants and usually ride a 56cm frame.

I did a search in the valuation section for Bridgestones and there are several RB-T threads with values ranging...
Forum: Touring 05-03-16, 06:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 816
Posted By treebound
There is an appraisal section next to the...

There is an appraisal section next to the Classic&Vintage section.
Bridgestones have a following, and the RB-T is a nice configuration.
Condition and size will make the biggest difference in...
Forum: Touring 04-28-16, 10:27 AM
Replies: 3,812
Views: 1,616,534
Posted By treebound
Neat stuff, thanks for the reply.

Neat stuff, thanks for the reply.
Forum: Touring 04-28-16, 09:17 AM
Replies: 3,812
Views: 1,616,534
Posted By treebound
I probably missed it, do you have any details on...

I probably missed it, do you have any details on your gearing setup? Do you stop and manually change the chain, or is there a derailleur hiding in the pic someplace? Looks interesting.

ps, I...
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