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  1. 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!!
  2. 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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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
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    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...
  7. 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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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
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    pic test

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    K. This is a test and my first attempt to post a pic here. Please b patient
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    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,...
  14. 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...
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    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?
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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
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    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...
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    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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