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05-30-22, 09:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 307
Posted By wclarkin

Specialized S-Works Roubaix W/ Campagnolo Components

Can anyone give me some info on this bike? I have researched this to no end and find/already knew about many bikes with the same name, but not this particular one. It has Campagnolo Record...
06-10-21, 04:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,473
Posted By wclarkin

Iím looking to buy a higher end used hybrid bikeÖ any suggestions?

I have two road bikes (1987 Cannondale road bike and a 1989 Cannondale Black Lightning) as well as a hybrid bike I bought years ago when I first got into cycling, a 2000 Trek Snap-On 80th Anniversary...
Replies: 6
Views: 934
Posted By wclarkin

Thank you! That really helps. It sounds like my...

Thank you! That really helps. It sounds like my hunch that this is not the typical old three speed has some truth to it.
Replies: 6
Views: 934
Posted By wclarkin

Unique Vintage Raleigh 3-Speed- What Model is This and What Should I Ask For it?

Iíll start out by saying that I am well aware that most vintage three speed bikes are worth very little. BUT, as somebody who has literally on hundreds of bikes, this Raleigh has some unique features...
12-11-19, 10:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,539
Posted By wclarkin

I would prefer that it holds four or five, but if...

I would prefer that it holds four or five, but if thatís not reasonably possible then I could settle with a rack that holds three bikes since I can fit one in my back seat. Whatís most important is...
12-11-19, 09:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,539
Posted By wclarkin

Looking for a good bike rack solution for a sedan...

I have a big SUV that has been my bike hauler for years, but it is on deathís door and I need to get my sedan ready to haul my bikes around when the SUV dies. Iím fairly particular with my car, so I...
Replies: 16
Views: 13,577
Posted By wclarkin

Thank you all, I ended up getting the bike fixed...

Thank you all, I ended up getting the bike fixed up and sold the following summer for $110. Good luck with your new bike!
07-02-19, 12:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 999
Posted By wclarkin

Thank you all for your input! I found a really ...

Thank you all for your input! I found a really
good deal for some 26x1.5 tires, so thatís why I was looking at those. Before I buy those Iíll look to see if I can find something slightly wider with...
06-30-19, 03:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 999
Posted By wclarkin

Mountain Bike Being Converted To Hybrid- Tire Sizing

Iím sure this is been answered plenty times over on the web, but I couldnít find a good definitive answer. Iím looking to convert a 1990s trek mountain bike into more of a hybrid style. Iím thinking...
03-27-19, 09:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,088
Posted By wclarkin

Thank you all so much! I will try that diameter...

Thank you all so much! I will try that diameter of posts and hope for the best, can always keep it for another bike down the road. Is there a certain amount the collar should be larger than the...
03-24-19, 05:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,088
Posted By wclarkin

Trek Singletrack 950 seatpost/clamp replacement

Bought this bike at the bike swap meet. Probably a dumb question but.... I have added a new front wheel that it was missing, but it is also missing the Seat post and a clamp to secure the seat. I...
11-19-18, 07:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 989
Posted By wclarkin

Yes, it looks just like that! It has pretty much...

Yes, it looks just like that! It has pretty much all different parts now, but the frame is identical. I love the way the bike looks and really want to get a saddle to match. I wouldnít mind having...
11-19-18, 05:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 989
Posted By wclarkin

Iíve been trying to figure that out since I got...

Iíve been trying to figure that out since I got it with no real luck. Not all parts were original when I got it so Iíve had a hard time identifying it. The previous owner thought it was a 1987 and it...
11-19-18, 04:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 989
Posted By wclarkin

1980s Cannondale Saddle Replacement Recommendation?

I know this is a little thing, but... I bought my Cannondale (first road bike) in spring of 2015 and absolutely love it. Iíve done a lot of updates/upgrades so far, and now itís time for a new...
Forum: BMX
03-19-18, 09:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,712
Posted By wclarkin

How do I attach a photo?

How do I attach a photo?
Forum: BMX
03-19-18, 07:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,712
Posted By wclarkin

GT Performer BMX- What Do I Have???

I just bought a lot of three bikes for $40 in order to get a Trek I wanted. Included was this GT Perfomener bike. I know nothing about it other than the owners said it was expensive and hardly used....
Replies: 2
Views: 1,586
Posted By wclarkin

I did a little more research, I believe it is a...

I did a little more research, I believe it is a JC Higgins Jet Flow from the mid 1950ís, missing the tank on the downtube. Does that sound right?
Replies: 2
Views: 1,586
Posted By wclarkin

JC Higgins 1940ís Era Bicycle- Any Info on This???

I bought this JC Higgins bicycle from my neighbors along with a Schwinn Collegiate (I know thatís nothing special) for $15 today. The JC has a large spring above the front fender, and a fairly...
Replies: 12
Views: 2,007
Posted By wclarkin

I and this this bike are located in Columbus...

I and this this bike are located in Columbus Ohio, how funny! It has the original build sheet, it looks like almost everything was hand selected. Would love to get in contact with him to see what...
Replies: 12
Views: 2,007
Posted By wclarkin

Custom Built 1987ish Bradley Tandem- Any info on these? Value?

A neighbor has this vintage Bradley tandem road bike that she would like me to sell for her. She said she paid around $3500 for it when it was new. It is in great shape, and with tuned up about...
Replies: 3
Views: 1,064
Posted By wclarkin

Trek 1500 W/ Shimano 600- What Modifications Should Make?

I recently traded a mountain bike for this 1989 ish Trek 1500 with full shimano 600 (I hear that's a good thing). Previous and only owner said it had about 5,000 miles on it. It has been sitting for...
Replies: 6
Views: 850
Posted By wclarkin

Thanks everybody... I just dropped it off at the...

Thanks everybody... I just dropped it off at the bike shop. They feel they will be able to tighten the cotters without problem, as they have already been replaced. Now I am very confident that I...
Replies: 6
Views: 850
Posted By wclarkin

Peugeot UO8 In Need Of Work

I picked up this white Peugeot road bike for $100 from the original owner. Unfortunately it has a cottered crank that got stripped out on my second ride. I had a guy out of his garage try to fix it...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-17, 09:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 819
Posted By wclarkin

The 58 cm is a little on the small range for me,...

The 58 cm is a little on the small range for me, my 1987 is a 63cm. I am looking for a reliable vintage bike, that's basically it for requirements.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-17, 09:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 819
Posted By wclarkin

Canndonale Road Bike 1996

I am looking at this bike to be a secondary bike to my modernized 1987 cannondale road bike. Is it a good bike? .
01-01-17, 09:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 39,806
Posted By wclarkin

Thank you for your help everybody! I already have...

Thank you for your help everybody! I already have an 1987 Cannondale along with a few others, so this is just an extra bike. It seems to be working well, especially considering I paid $25 for it.
12-31-16, 02:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 39,806
Posted By wclarkin

Vintage Schwinn World Sport- is It a Good Bike?

I'm looking to know more about this bike. The original owner said he thought he bought it 31 years ago, but wasn't sure. I was wondering if anybody could figure out what year it is, if it is a good...
Replies: 4
Views: 460
Posted By wclarkin

That was the bike I went for. I got the owner to...

That was the bike I went for. I got the owner to sell me that bike and the banana seat for $50.
Replies: 4
Views: 460
Posted By wclarkin

Vintage Bananna Seat Bike- Can you figure out the brand, and what is it worth?

Somebody decided to paint this bike in a flower power fashion, so I can't tell what brand it is. Can you figure it out? I think it was yellow originally but not sure. Also,how much should I sell it...
Replies: 16
Views: 13,577
Posted By wclarkin

I agree, I'd love to just learn how to repair...

I agree, I'd love to just learn how to repair bikes on a bike I like without worrying too much about the quality of investment. I ordered derailleur cabling last night, is that the only thing I...
Replies: 16
Views: 13,577
Posted By wclarkin

Thanks for all of the advice. I bought a Peugeot...

Thanks for all of the advice. I bought a Peugeot record de mondu last year for $40 and ended up selling this spring for $200, so I was hoping this would be worth more. I think what I would like to do...
Replies: 16
Views: 13,577
Posted By wclarkin

1980's Peugeot Canyon Express- Value/Is It Worth Investing in?

I picked up a Peugeot canyon express yesterday for $40. It is red and white. It is in decent cosmetic condition, but the gears don't shift, the chain is rusted, and the front wheel is untrue. Roughly...
Forum: Introductions
10-24-16, 08:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 497
Posted By wclarkin

Hey! Help!!!

How do I make a post to the website? I have questions about a bike that I just bought.
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