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    I checked and according to the vintage trek site...

    I checked and according to the vintage trek site this is a 24. My roadbike size is 56cm and I believe that makes me size 22.5. I don't have any standover room at all. It is touching but not...
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    Making the wrong size right

    Hate to sound so cheap, but I convinced myself I need a touring bike and I could get the job done with a used bke for now. I looked for what seems forever never either finding one or if I did...
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    ralegh sports with the bib overall crowd.

    I farm some for part of my living. The fields that I work for myself and for my dad who can no longer work are scattered about by as much as 4 miles or so. Some times you need two tractors or your...
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    Most rails to trails have little significant grade change so for years I have been enjoying my rides with a single speed cyclocross geometry bike (on one pompino)with 35mm tires. It is simple, there...
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    hand positions with north road bars

    I am building up a crosscheck with a internally geared hub. I would like to use it for our local rails to trails path and short tours. I am thinking about north road bars. Is there only one hand...
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    Oops that website is Bikekatytrail.com. Go to...

    Oops that website is Bikekatytrail.com. Go to comments and ask everybody there is real helpful.
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    does the katy get soft in winter?

    The short answer is all depends. The trail dries quickly and most times it is fairly good a short time after a rain. Our problem right know is that it is frozen every morning but it will thaw on a...
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    Sticky: kogswell G for a tourer

    I have a 56cm Kogswell model G frame and fork brand new and never built up. I would like to trade for a touring specific bike of the same size and I will make up the difference with?
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    Even though I live near the trail and use it...

    Even though I live near the trail and use it frequently for jaunts of 50 miles or so (out and backs), you gave me a fresh perspective. Probably one of the better trip reports i have seen. Thanks
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    dropout spacing

    I asked a similar question under another thread.When did 130mm spacing start to become available and on what older steel frames would you find this spacing. I would like to take an older or vintage...
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    130mm frames

    I would like to try my hand at building up a bike that would resemble the old style commuter (an example would be the raleigh sport) with the difference being a nexus premium eight speed. I...
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    Thanks for your replies. I realize that when I...

    Thanks for your replies. I realize that when I did my internt searsh I just used 4130 and brazing. This is what gave me numerous articles on how it should not be done. Once you mention bicyles and...
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    4130 rack building

    First let me say that I am a fair mig and arc welder but know nothing about frame building. Many years ago I also took a class in oxyacetlyene welding. Here is the question: I have decided to try my...
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    Thanks for the info.It sounds like just what I...

    Thanks for the info.It sounds like just what I want because the camping opportunities in this area sound limitless.For any biking I do I will be solo though. Just hope the road conditions are good...
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    Northwest arkansas

    I am planning a trip to buffalo national river for some widerness backpacking in the park. I have just found out I am going to be able to stay longer than I thought . Does any one have any experience...
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