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Forum: General Cycling Discussion 09-12-15, 07:21 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,353
Posted By rebelLT
Don't fixate on speed.....Learn to spin at a...

Don't fixate on speed.....Learn to spin at a comfortable speed and work your gearing into your spin, then work on stamina until you get to the point were you can ride as long as you want. Who could...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 09-12-15, 06:42 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,450
Posted By rebelLT
Headphones? I would read the rest though I...

Headphones? I would read the rest though I covered my eyes with my hands........:)
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 09-12-15, 06:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 457
Posted By rebelLT
How can they not know?

mt track xl (http://kansascity.craigslist.org/bik/5218725686.html)
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-03-14, 10:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,447
Posted By rebelLT
specialized crossroads enigma bike

I picked this up for 80 bucks to convert to a touring-ish rig for my wife. I looked it over and found it is a specialized crossroads sport that only appears to have about 25 miles on it before the...
Forum: Touring 06-06-14, 10:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,043
Posted By rebelLT
be tough. Tour with whatever. I pack everything...

be tough. Tour with whatever. I pack everything in trash bags anyway. I had expensive bags on my early tours. Things got wet anyways!!
Forum: Commuting 06-06-14, 10:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,177
Posted By rebelLT
I got back into cycling a few years ago and did...

I got back into cycling a few years ago and did the same thing with a cheapish hybrid. I am glad I did as I learned a lot about wrenching. Having said that.......There are FAR TOO MANY sub 100...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-06-14, 09:53 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,420
Posted By rebelLT
Peace Brother. I had a friend who passed years...

Peace Brother. I had a friend who passed years ago and we SHARED the hobby of digging and collecting old coins. He asked me to put some back into circulation after he died so others might enjoy...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-08-14, 06:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 362
Posted By rebelLT
deore lx brake cartridge replacement?

I need to replace the brake shoes on a pair of deore lx cantilever brakes. I don't know the model, though they were the common black anodized ones with the cartridge pads. Does anyone know where I...
Forum: Touring 03-17-14, 09:40 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,371
Posted By rebelLT
You don't have to outrun the dogs. You just have...

You don't have to outrun the dogs. You just have to outrun your partner
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 02-09-14, 05:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,359
Posted By rebelLT
sunrace or microshift 3x7?

I am building an early 930 frame for a commuter/light tourer, mostly rail trail with vintage deore or better components for a friend. I am sticking with 7 speed and allready have the wheelset and...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-23-14, 01:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 993
Posted By rebelLT
I don't know much about "newer" hollowtechs as I...

I don't know much about "newer" hollowtechs as I work on old square taper rigs. Could it be possible that the bearing has been replaced with a wider axle version? Pushing the chainrings out of...
Forum: Touring 12-05-13, 12:01 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 224,358
Posted By rebelLT
another gt

here is mine, an early 90's outpost frame with 36H deore XT hubset, araya annodized rims, Sake crankset, XT derailleurs, 7 speed, Deore brakes. etccccc.... I am in the process of hanging the parts...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 10-29-13, 06:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,604
Posted By rebelLT
Freewheel questions.

I am building a single speed 74 Schwinn Traveler for my son to use as a campus bike/single speed. I had a set of alloy 700 wheels with a 7 speed freewheel in the garage from another project that I...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 10-28-13, 11:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,283
Posted By rebelLT
look on the bottom of the bottom bracket. is...

look on the bottom of the bottom bracket. is there a plastic piece screwed onto it? I cant tell from the pic if you derailleur is top or bottom pull. If the arm where the cable attaches points...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-07-13, 04:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,706
Posted By rebelLT
I think I will keep things fairly low budget...

I think I will keep things fairly low budget until I see how I like riding it. Maybe keep the current components and change the bar, shifters, chain, tires/tubes, pedals, seat. FOR NOW! ha
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-06-13, 10:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,706
Posted By rebelLT
pic test

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K. This is a test and my first attempt to post a pic here. Please b patient
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-06-13, 06:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,706
Posted By rebelLT
GT Arette...What should I do?

I have what I believe to be an early 90's GT arette Hybrid bike sitting in the shop. 700c wheels, suntour components, U brake on the back wheel, CRAZY purple popcorn like paint job. Araya wheelset,...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-14-13, 11:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 363
Posted By rebelLT
I too find that I ride 99 percent in the middle...

I too find that I ride 99 percent in the middle chainring. All of my bikes are 7 or 8 speed and I have contemplated taking off the front derailleur and two chain rings and running my bike as a seven...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-13-13, 06:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 318
Posted By rebelLT
st m564 lever specs?

Seven speed brake shifter set marked as deore lx. Model is st-m564. Anyone know if the levers are long or short pull? Or did they make two versions?
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-02-13, 11:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 264
Posted By rebelLT
St ef51 for cantis?

My commuter is and old gt arette with a canti brake on the front and a u brake on the back. I had to ditch the original suntour stuff and switched the wheelset. I have been running with a standard...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-02-13, 11:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,392
Posted By rebelLT
You can get an extension. A stem with a different...

You can get an extension. A stem with a different angle. Or and adjustable stem. Though the adjustable stem is not recommended if you are ridding off road. You can also combine the above. Though the...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-02-13, 11:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 342
Posted By rebelLT
St ef51 for cantis?

My commuter is and old gt arette with a canti brake on the front and a u brake on the back. I had to ditch the original suntour stuff and switched the wheelset. I have been running with standard...
Forum: Commuting 12-29-12, 05:17 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,879
Posted By rebelLT
I would say that the bike rack cut on the...

I would say that the bike rack cut on the original post was done with a gas powered chop saw. Would have been through in a few seconds
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-29-12, 11:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,722
Posted By rebelLT
WOW! I didn’t expect this much of a response. ...

WOW! I didn’t expect this much of a response. Thanks all for the warm welcome. I can clarify a little. The bike currently has a set of v brakes. I mistakenly ID’ed it as an early 90’s model...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-28-12, 11:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,722
Posted By rebelLT
Drop bar conversion shifter options?

I am building a touring rig for my wife and am converting the bars to drops. The bike is an early 90ís Giant Boulder steel frame with standard shimano 3x7 setup. I donít have ANY experience with...
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