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Old 02-02-20, 12:03 PM
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Just another example about why old threads should be closed after a certain expiry date. Of course, this does not mean that people should not be able to link to them. In this case, talking about the brand "Supercycle" is rather silly. Canadian Tire does not manufacture bicycles. Rather, they contract with manufacturers of bicycles to build bikes to be sold in their stores with the "Supercycle" name brand on the bikes. A "Supercycle" sold today in a Canadian Tire store has absolutely nothing to do with a "Supercycle" bicycle sold there when this thread started.
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Old 02-03-20, 12:04 PM
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Whoa! Great necrobump! And an even better first post!

The thread is a year older than the poster who revived it.
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Originally Posted by trekteck08 View Post
they are good bikes for what they are. most people think these bikes are trash. i have a 20 inch camo (kids bike which you can search up to know what i mean) i got this bike when i was 8. im now 12, and i do all sorts of things with it. i take it in the snow, on rough trails, on soccer fields, and it still works perfectly fine. sure, the stuff will rust overtime and they will wear, but the only thing that i changed on that bike was the back tire. there are some spots on it that are rusted but i might fix that soon. however, these can make a problem in between the cranks where it make a ticking noise but thats just what you get. that noise goes away anyway. so for the money, these are ok.

Sounds like you're having a blast getting every bit of use you can out of it.
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Old 02-03-20, 02:41 PM
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Originally Posted by trekteck08 View Post
they are good bikes for what they are. most people think these bikes are trash. i have a 20 inch camo (kids bike which you can search up to know what i mean) i got this bike when i was 8. im now 12, and i do all sorts of things with it. i take it in the snow, on rough trails, on soccer fields, and it still works perfectly fine. sure, the stuff will rust overtime and they will wear, but the only thing that i changed on that bike was the back tire. there are some spots on it that are rusted but i might fix that soon. however, these can make a problem in between the cranks where it make a ticking noise but thats just what you get. that noise goes away anyway. so for the money, these are ok.
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Old 09-04-20, 06:48 PM
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Supercycle Make and Model Identification for parts

I have a black supercycle frame (Canadiantire brand/make/model?) with black lettering and a spring shock on the rear, shimano shifters, but I'm missing the following parts, I THINK its a version of the Nitrous dual suspension mountain bike:
  1. where could I identify the model/make to
  2. find the following parts for it?
front and rear brakes
WHEELS.
PEDALS, CRANKS AND
BOTTOM BRACKET (If I need it?)
BRAKES. BRAKE PADS. and/or DISK BRAKES. (which do I need?)
SEAT POST AND SADDLE.
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Old 09-08-20, 09:40 AM
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There are three problems with Supercycles and other cheap bike brands: one is fit - they are generally only made in one size, which is fine if you are around the company's version of 'average height'.

Another is a problem when these companies try to make a bike that isn't a simple low-end rigid bike - they add terrible suspension and other weight-and-complexity-adding 'features' that tend to make the bike heavier and less reliable. Supercycle specifically has made some real pigs that are designed to look like high-end suspension bikes but are really just their cheapest bike with a sloppy hinge in the middle

The last problem is assembly - Wal Mart and Canadian Tire and the like usually get the same person who stocks the shelves with cat litter to do assembly, so initial quality of the bikes is hit-or-miss.

When I go to Can Tire now, though, I see a lot of simple cruisers and hybrids, most of which are likely perfectly acceptable bikes.
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