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Posted By DEW21

From what I've read, the Hardrock is 1/2 lb...

From what I've read, the Hardrock is 1/2 lb heavier. Mine weighs 32lbs
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10-10-18, 05:30 PM
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Views: 401
Posted By DEW21

Pretty flat for the most part. One thing I...

Pretty flat for the most part. One thing I noticed (which I don't like) is the quick release rear wheel and TA front. Whats up with that, seems strange!
10-10-18, 03:41 PM
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Views: 401
Posted By DEW21

X Trail

I like this bike! Anybody running one? I would be using for rail trails and dirt roads. Currently using my hybrid. ...
Forum: Foo
09-27-18, 05:01 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,909
Posted By DEW21

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09-14-18, 04:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,876
Posted By DEW21

Love mine, its my daily commuter! ...

Love mine, its my daily commuter!
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07-16-18, 05:21 AM
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Posted By DEW21

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Neighbors trash find! :) New tires, tubes and Wald basket!
06-20-18, 12:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,558
Posted By DEW21

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Yes, Continential speedrides have worked out great for my Escape on gravel and...
06-19-18, 04:38 PM
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Posted By DEW21

That's it! Thank You!

That's it! Thank You!
06-19-18, 01:24 PM
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Posted By DEW21

Belle Isle, Detroit

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Photo op with this guy, the keeper of the fountain (Forgot his name) :)
06-15-18, 04:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,178
Posted By DEW21

Tires replaced with Kenda gumwalls and a Wald...

Tires replaced with Kenda gumwalls and a Wald front wire basket on its way. I also ordered a 20 tooth rear sprocket because the 18 tooth is tough to get going on! (not a spring chicken anymore!!...
06-14-18, 10:21 AM
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Views: 1,519
Posted By DEW21

Probably ment strip the parts off! :)

Probably ment strip the parts off! :)
06-09-18, 05:34 PM
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Views: 3,178
Posted By DEW21

Yes, I cleaned and regreased the headset bearings...

Yes, I cleaned and regreased the headset bearings today and sunk the stem about a couple inches further down. Headset bearings were pretty...
06-09-18, 12:25 PM
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Views: 3,178
Posted By DEW21

My neighbor hadn't been in his shed in 30 years...

My neighbor hadn't been in his shed in 30 years and didn't know it was in there, pic taken after 3 hours of cleaning, polishing and waxing the paint. All the bearings will be cleaned and regreased,...
06-09-18, 11:28 AM
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Views: 3,178
Posted By DEW21

Freespirit Sheffield

Saved from my neighbors trash. My first lugged frame!! :)https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1815x1210/img_4226_b742935370fd21afb0a715a8a297970e698ac40c.jpg
05-06-18, 05:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,812
Posted By DEW21

No more squealing, they just needed some break-in...

No more squealing, they just needed some break-in miles and feel GREAT now! :)
Forum: Touring
05-01-18, 03:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,624
Posted By DEW21

I built up a set of Dyad rims with Deore XT Hubs...

I built up a set of Dyad rims with Deore XT Hubs and DT Swiss double butted spokes over the winter and had my LBS true and tension, so far so good with only 200 miles so far. I didn't really save any...
Forum: Touring
05-01-18, 01:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,624
Posted By DEW21

Welcome to the forum Laura. You haven't provided...

Welcome to the forum Laura. You haven't provided enough info to give a recommendation but you can start here if you want a quality wheel, not sure how much you plan on spending either.
Velocity...
04-24-18, 12:12 PM
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Posted By DEW21

VERY COOL!!!! :thumb:

VERY COOL!!!! :thumb:
04-18-18, 05:27 PM
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Posted By DEW21

VO stainless :thumb: ...

VO stainless :thumb:
https://velo-orange.com/collections/fenders
04-17-18, 03:20 PM
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Views: 783
Posted By DEW21

I did a couple sets over the winter also but had...

I did a couple sets over the winter also but had my LBS true and tension, really enjoyed it! Here's what I did for my Hardrock with Diacomp high flange hubs (ebay)
04-17-18, 02:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,202
Posted By DEW21

it is the best! :thumb: shameless plug! ...

it is the best! :thumb: shameless plug!
https://www.spurcycle.com/
04-16-18, 09:55 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,537
Posted By DEW21

Crank Bros. 5 function multitool works great for...

Crank Bros. 5 function multitool works great for me!:thumb:
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04-14-18, 09:20 AM
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Views: 6,322
Posted By DEW21

My winter restoration project ready to roll.

My winter restoration project ready to roll.
04-14-18, 06:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,812
Posted By DEW21

The only reason I replaced the front brakes with...

The only reason I replaced the front brakes with the XT,s was because of the terrible squealing problem after putting on the new wheels. There is still a slight squeal but I'm hoping after some...
04-13-18, 10:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,812
Posted By DEW21

Of coarse you can :)

Of coarse you can :)
04-12-18, 04:32 PM
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Views: 6,812
Posted By DEW21

Perfect fit on my hybrid :thumb: They do run...

Perfect fit on my hybrid :thumb: They do run narrowl, 37.34mm @ 50psi, Velocity Dyad rims.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-18, 05:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 743
Posted By DEW21

Did my Shovelhead with HOK candy red(silver base)...

Did my Shovelhead with HOK candy red(silver base) 20 years ago, still looks good today!
04-09-18, 07:22 PM
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Posted By DEW21

Nice, I like the copper stem and bars!

Nice, I like the copper stem and bars!
04-06-18, 02:02 PM
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Views: 6,812
Posted By DEW21

Continental Speed Ride 42mm

Should be perfect for the rail trails up north on my hybrid, great price! :thumb: Thanks for the link Budzos
03-29-18, 03:13 PM
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Posted By DEW21

Look to be beefier if that equates to better...

Look to be beefier if that equates to better performance, IDK
03-27-18, 09:54 AM
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Views: 13,441
Posted By DEW21

I agree! :thumb: Here's my cult classic.

I agree! :thumb: Here's my cult classic.
03-21-18, 10:49 AM
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Views: 41,158
Posted By DEW21

- Would the better components of the Trek bikes...

- Would the better components of the Trek bikes be hard for me as a newbie to appreciate, and overkill for the fairly light use the bike will get? In my opinion, YES!
I wore out the no name hubs on...
03-16-18, 01:39 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 34,094
Posted By DEW21

DIY from a plastic jug (windshield washer bottle)...

DIY from a plastic jug (windshield washer bottle) and leather from an old jacket attached with Gorilla spray glue. Thanks!
03-16-18, 10:19 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 34,094
Posted By DEW21

First time fender user for me, trying to keep my...

First time fender user for me, trying to keep my rattlecan paintjob nice. We shall see how they work
03-14-18, 03:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,663
Posted By DEW21

Simple solution, take it all apart when you get...

Simple solution, take it all apart when you get it home from the LBS and reassemble. Now its all yours! :) Don't forget all the special tools your going to need like Cone wrenches, BB tools, etc. ...
03-12-18, 05:04 PM
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Views: 3,038
Posted By DEW21

What hoops and spokes are you using on this...

What hoops and spokes are you using on this build? Nice^^^
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Views: 15,079
Posted By DEW21

My guess also! :thumb:

My guess also! :thumb:
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Views: 4,420
Posted By DEW21

I made my own out of a plastic windshield washer...

I made my own out of a plastic windshield washer bottle and some black leather from an old jacket. My first attempt was a failure (cuz I cant sew!) The second attempt using spray glue to attach the...
Forum: Touring
03-06-18, 11:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,796
Posted By DEW21

^^^If only I were taller......and lived in...

^^^If only I were taller......and lived in Buffalo :)
03-03-18, 06:05 PM
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Views: 16,994
Posted By DEW21

Looks great, especially with the silver...

Looks great, especially with the silver components. Nice job! I am also interested in how the durability is with this product. Let us know how it holds up after a season of riding.
Forum: Foo
03-02-18, 05:43 AM
Replies: 5,016
Views: 446,780
Posted By DEW21

Bike rebuild done and of course its snowing, but...

Bike rebuild done and of course its snowing, but it made for a cool photo! :)
02-28-18, 05:40 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,122
Posted By DEW21

It will be used for commuting, exercise and...

It will be used for commuting, exercise and exploring the rail trails up north in Michigan. Thanks for the compliment.
02-28-18, 11:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,121
Posted By DEW21

Thanks, rebuild pix here. ...

Thanks, rebuild pix here.
https://www.bikeforums.net/bicycle-mechanics/1129993-hardrock-bb.html
02-28-18, 06:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,121
Posted By DEW21

I think the OP is talking about this stuff. ...

I think the OP is talking about this stuff.
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B075Q3JNWY/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o04_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
I just found some for my Hardrock rebuild, runs along the top...
02-25-18, 10:08 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,660
Posted By DEW21

Absolutely love the DIY stuff, great job everyone!

Absolutely love the DIY stuff, great job everyone!
02-22-18, 03:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,797
Posted By DEW21

Nice!

Nice!
02-21-18, 06:47 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,122
Posted By DEW21

Thanks,Its still a 7 speed freewheel with 130mm...

Thanks,Its still a 7 speed freewheel with 130mm spacing.
02-20-18, 06:12 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,122
Posted By DEW21

No way, its been polished to match all the other...

No way, its been polished to match all the other shiny bits! :)
02-20-18, 03:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,122
Posted By DEW21

Finished !!

Finished !!
02-19-18, 11:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,181
Posted By DEW21

Restoration

Any bike you enjoy riding which was my case. :thumb:
Almost done! Great learning experience, next one will be lugged steel.
https://www.bikeforums.net/bicycle-mechanics/1129993-hardrock-bb.html
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