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Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-17-14, 10:15 AM
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Posted By GaryinLA
have- 1987ish schwinn voyageur. 58cm. teal/...

have- 1987ish schwinn voyageur. 58cm. teal/ green, lot of scratches, very minor surface rust on some scratches.
takes 27" wheels.


want: similar frame in a 55 or 56.
Forum: Touring 01-29-14, 12:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 615
Posted By GaryinLA
thanks for the info. my exp. with tserv tires is...

thanks for the info. my exp. with tserv tires is good but no use in rain.
Forum: Touring 01-28-14, 07:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 615
Posted By GaryinLA
i looked at continental sport contact on an ad...

i looked at continental sport contact on an ad online. look sporty but dont look to have much flat resistance as far as i know. i know pasela tser. 1.25" has good flat resistance. marathon racer...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 01-28-14, 01:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 822
Posted By GaryinLA
turns out there is a serfas rx hybrid seat that...

turns out there is a serfas rx hybrid seat that is unisex but it only comes in the lycra fabric. serfas some other unisex models too that arent their rx model- gel and dual density models. since...
Forum: Touring 01-27-14, 02:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 615
Posted By GaryinLA
thanks for info on marathon racer tire. i...

thanks for info on marathon racer tire. i havent seen this tire for sale online by us stores but now see it on amazon. i liked the feel of stock continental city contact tire 26 1.5 but bike...
Forum: Touring 01-27-14, 01:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 615
Posted By GaryinLA
lht 26" wheel question

i bought a used surly lht with 26" wheels. i assume bike is approx 5 to 8 yrs old. it is black and has alex rims with shimano hubs and 9 spd cassette. i have new 26" 1.5 schwalbe marathon tires...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 01-21-14, 10:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,545
Posted By GaryinLA
i recently got 26" schwalbe marathon 1.5" for my...

i recently got 26" schwalbe marathon 1.5" for my surly lht. been doing city biking. like them. good looking, reflective strips, durable, flat resistant, not too heavy. they cost about 36 per...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 01-21-14, 06:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 822
Posted By GaryinLA
Saddle recommendation requested, something like Serfax rx but unisex

Hi I ride a few bikes, I am male and they are road or touring bikes. I use Serfax rx road bike seat with the vinyl not lycra fabric (because it is more durable). I am happy with that seat.
I want...
Forum: Commuting 01-06-14, 06:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,023
Posted By GaryinLA
I ended up ordering Schwalbe Marathon 1.5" 26...

I ended up ordering Schwalbe Marathon 1.5" 26 tires. I was considering all brands/models and diff. widths--
Pasela TG I wont get because my 700c ones have sidewall cracking.
Pasela non-TG I wont...
Forum: Commuting 12-23-13, 10:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,023
Posted By GaryinLA
well, i find these facts curious: 1. the...

well, i find these facts curious:

1. the only panaracer tire nashbar sells is this high road v one.

2. panaracer has a website detailing all their products but not the high road v tire.

3....
Forum: Commuting 12-21-13, 10:39 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,300
Posted By GaryinLA
23mm tires, potholes

crashed, hit pothole, blew out front tire, using 23mm continental ultra (not gatorskin) tires. wonder what people think. do u avoid 23 and 25mm tires to avoid risk of tire blowout from pothole?...
Forum: Commuting 12-21-13, 10:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,023
Posted By GaryinLA
are you saying you think the nashbar streetwise...

are you saying you think the nashbar streetwise tire is better than the panaracer high road v tire nashbar sells? or u are just more knowledgable re the former? me, im wondering if i should get...
Forum: Commuting 12-15-13, 01:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,023
Posted By GaryinLA
to clarify... the tire from nashbar is...

to clarify...
the tire from nashbar is described as i said. it is not branded as a nashbar.

the sidewall cracking is on my t-serve tires, 2 sets from diff. suppliers and isnt due to old stock,...
Forum: Commuting 12-15-13, 12:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,023
Posted By GaryinLA
panaracer high road v tire 26" 1.5"

wondering if it's really any good. only for sale by nashbar. not on panaracer website, might be old stock. about 10 dollars. looking for tires for lht 26", city use mostly. thinking of...
Forum: Commuting 12-11-13, 11:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 627
Posted By GaryinLA
swap out kendas?

maybe some of you have been in a similar situation. you buy an old bike off cl and the seller has put a new pair of cheap tires in the bike to help his sale. so ive got a beat up old 1987 schwinn...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-11-13, 06:17 PM
Replies: 1,523
Views: 305,796
Posted By GaryinLA
I have: 1987-ish Schwinn Voyageur, 58cm,...

I have: 1987-ish Schwinn Voyageur, 58cm, greenish-dark tealish in color. 18 speed. Condition is fair, working, can use tuneup/overhaul. Has fenders, old generator (bottle type against wheel) and...
Forum: Commuting 12-10-13, 06:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,926
Posted By GaryinLA
I have a CHROME brand, Citizen model messenger...

I have a CHROME brand, Citizen model messenger bag. They cost more than your budgeted price.

CHROME is one of the best, most experienced makers of messenger bags.

The way I got this was...
Forum: Touring 12-03-13, 03:02 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,575
Posted By GaryinLA
i bought a used 97 jamis aurora with 7 spd,...

i bought a used 97 jamis aurora with 7 spd, triple, rsx brifters. the brifters were gummed up but my nechanic got them working great by degreasing. i use this for daily commute and find brifters...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-01-13, 01:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 399
Posted By GaryinLA
what i did was buy used backup wheelset off...

what i did was buy used backup wheelset off craigslist, identical to first set, 7 speed rsx. my plan was to use this as a backup wheelset for my primary commuter bike. then shortly after, a bike...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-01-13, 12:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 511
Posted By GaryinLA
thanks for advice. i will try to pinpoint ghost...

thanks for advice. i will try to pinpoint ghost shifting to particular cogs and consider if they can be flipped or replaced. but i am keeping my eye out for used good condition 27" wheels that use...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 11-30-13, 11:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 511
Posted By GaryinLA
hi, thanks for replies. i am in los angeles,...

hi, thanks for replies. i am in los angeles, havent been to a montrose bike shop. until yesterday i was using shifters in indexed mode and experienced this ghost shifting. just put right...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 11-30-13, 09:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 511
Posted By GaryinLA
1st generation 6 spd cassette

1987 schwinn voyageur touring bike, stock, 27" wheels. downtube shifters, using in friction mode. bike shifts gears on rear cassette on its own. mechanic advises need new cassette and chain. ...
Forum: Southern California 11-13-13, 10:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 608
Posted By GaryinLA
took san vicente blvd west to ocean to some more...

took san vicente blvd west to ocean to some more streets to venice blvd e.,friday night.
fast run ride but longer.

going to work think id have uphill incline somewhere no matter what route. ...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 11-12-13, 10:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 399
Posted By GaryinLA
dont know what OLD means, but thanks for info. ...

dont know what OLD means, but thanks for info. i i will get stock wheel fixed. was curious re using wheel off a diff bike for backup, since i have them here. instead maybe ill set up wheel with 7...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 11-12-13, 01:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 399
Posted By GaryinLA
rsx 7spd brifter with 6 spd freewheel

hi i have a jamis aurora touring bike with rsx brifters, 7 spd in back, triple crank in front. i have some other bikes with 6 speed freewheels, 1980s road bikes. im wondering, especially since i...
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