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09-11-22, 05:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 550
Posted By randyjawa

Frenzen... My wife and I have been married...

Frenzen...

My wife and I have been married for 54 years, come December 7th. Separation does not seem to be in our future.
09-11-22, 09:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 487
Posted By cyccommute

Personal preference. Lots of people, myself...

Personal preference. Lots of people, myself included, didnít like Biopace.
Replies: 7
Views: 197
Posted By katsup

In the Southern California market, between...

In the Southern California market, between $200-$300 if it's ready to ride. Closer to $200 (maybe less now) as the covid bike boom is fading.
Forum: Touring
06-19-22, 08:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 618
Posted By dvdwmth

Wasn't sure about that. Too bad. Frenzen,...

Wasn't sure about that. Too bad.

Frenzen, have you seen the open cycling map? https://www.opencyclemap.org. Might be useful.
Replies: 12
Views: 561
Posted By DMC707

While Quintana Roo is known for their tri bikes,...

While Quintana Roo is known for their tri bikes, this one appears to have more relaxed head and seat tube angles than a tri bike. QR did make a few road bikes too
Replies: 13
Views: 331
Posted By TugaDude

There are threads here on using Oxalic Acid to...

There are threads here on using Oxalic Acid to treat rust. Maybe you can glean some tips from there. Personally, if I were going to use that bike as a rider I'd paint it myself. Quality paint is...
Replies: 10
Views: 430
Posted By Clang

Another vote for pass on the 600GT: too small and...

Another vote for pass on the 600GT: too small and too many issues!
Replies: 4
Views: 289
Posted By Bianchigirll

IMHO If youíre unsure what your looking at, stay...

IMHO If youíre unsure what your looking at, stay away with a rear derailleur claw style hanger. I know someone will there are plenty of good bikes that use them but again if youíre unsure stay away
Forum: For Sale
06-12-22, 07:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 552
Posted By m.c.

Yes, I bought it.

Yes, I bought it.
Forum: Touring
06-10-22, 07:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 618
Posted By djb

Guten tag Herr Frenzen, Do you have or can you...

Guten tag Herr Frenzen,
Do you have or can you borrow camping stuff?
Do you already have panniers or whatever to hold your stuff?
The idea to do a one nighter is a good one, one possibility is to...
06-10-22, 05:59 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,418
Posted By T-Mar

I wish I had a dollar from every person who had...

I wish I had a dollar from every person who had ever asked me this question. Starting in the early 1970s, I was in or the fringe of the Canadian bicycle industry for over four decades, as a...
06-09-22, 07:11 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,418
Posted By kroozer

You also might want to consider an older...

You also might want to consider an older (80's-90's) mountain bike. They are not as fast as road tourers, but they are very serviceable for many types of touring. They are cheap, strong, have low...
06-09-22, 06:42 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,418
Posted By Jeff Neese

After a few months, you're still looking. ...

After a few months, you're still looking. That's good - it means you're waiting for just the right machine to come along.

You started off saying that you're "looking into doing long distances...
Replies: 5
Views: 192
Posted By FBOATSB

I'd offer $30 just to scavenge bits off it.

I'd offer $30 just to scavenge bits off it.
Replies: 19
Views: 460
Posted By randyjawa

When ever you are researching a bike, add the...

When ever you are researching a bike, add the word catalog, such as Sekine catalog. Many is the time such a Google has produced more and pertinent information as a reward to my quest. Sekine Catalog...
Replies: 19
Views: 460
Posted By randyjawa

To me, it looks to be and entry level model and...

To me, it looks to be and entry level model and $35.00 seems reasonable IF it is in sound working order. If not in road worthy condition, pass...
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Replies: 14
Views: 295
Posted By wrk101

Steel bars and seat post are odd choices on an...

Steel bars and seat post are odd choices on an otherwise decent bike. I'd head to a co-op for replacements.

As a flip? Not here.

In the flip arena, you really know your costs and potential...
05-06-22, 09:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 875
Posted By Bimmer69

Kijiji does have fields and prompts for the frame...

Kijiji does have fields and prompts for the frame size.
but I also see ads where the poster provides a pic of the frame size sticker.
Replies: 8
Views: 213
Posted By TugaDude

The picture shot from behind the rear triangle...

The picture shot from behind the rear triangle seems to indicate a substantial bend in the left (NDS) chainstay..
Replies: 8
Views: 213
Posted By TugaDude

I'd give that frame a careful examination. Might...

I'd give that frame a careful examination. Might be the angle of the photograph, but the chainstay on the non-drive side looks like it might be bent.
05-05-22, 10:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 875
Posted By Rolla

Hard to say what motivates people. In the US,...

Hard to say what motivates people. In the US, people buy brand new crap bikes at Wal-Mart instead of buying a better used bike for the same price. I guess it's easier, and they put more trust in a...
05-05-22, 10:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 875
Posted By Rolla

I think imposing requirements on Craigslist would...

I think imposing requirements on Craigslist would be futile. When people do post a bike's measurements, they are often wrong or incomplete.



Bike shops are often reluctant to sell used bikes....
Replies: 11
Views: 609
Posted By nathand

They're 26" wheels.

They're 26" wheels.
Replies: 8
Views: 396
Posted By randyjawa

The chain stay dent is original, offering crank...

The chain stay dent is original, offering crank ring clearance. Looks like a decent frame and $100.00 does not seem unreasonable. Knowing me, I would probably dicker a wee bit with hopes of getting...
Replies: 8
Views: 349
Posted By Paul Waque

A low-end bike that appears to need probably $100...

A low-end bike that appears to need probably $100 or more spent on it. I would look for another.
03-29-22, 11:11 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,418
Posted By cyccommute

Any of those might work but all of them are going...

Any of those might work but all of them are going to take significant amounts of work to make them suitable. All of the above have lots to steel (i.e. heavy) steel parts. None of them appear to have...
03-28-22, 12:00 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,560
Posted By holytrousers

https://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/ondemand/video/...

https://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/ondemand/video/2032260/
03-26-22, 02:22 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,418
Posted By Dfrost

When my wife and did several 3-week tours (all in...

When my wife and did several 3-week tours (all in the credit card fashion), we carried three days of riding clothes and a two sets of off-bike clothes. Typically we’d wash the day’s bike clothes in...
03-25-22, 03:21 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,418
Posted By Jeff Neese

In addition to what has been already mentioned,...

In addition to what has been already mentioned, touring bikes usually have a lower bottom bracket, providing a lower center of gravity and stability when loaded.
03-25-22, 08:15 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,418
Posted By Doug Fattic

Brakes have already been mentioned but I'll...

Brakes have already been mentioned but I'll provide some specifics. Most road bikes are marketed as "go fast" bikes and until recently used skinny tires and short reach caliper rim brakes. These...
03-23-22, 11:55 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,560
Posted By Calsun

100 miles a day sounds like a big deal but it...

100 miles a day sounds like a big deal but it really is not. If you can average 15 mph and ride for 6-7 hours you will go 100 miles. Most important is having the right gears on the bike for the...
Forum: Introductions
03-22-22, 06:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 112
Posted By cfedsas

Hello im peter nice to meet you !!

Hello im peter nice to meet you !!
Forum: Introductions
03-22-22, 12:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 112
Posted By Pratt

Welcome, bienvenue! Hope to be in Montreal this...

Welcome, bienvenue!
Hope to be in Montreal this Summer.
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