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01-31-05, 07:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 524
Posted By bigcranky

Some advice on used MTB please!

Hello all,

I have asked some questions in the past about used MTB's. I appreciate the help folks have offered so far. I am constrained, for now, to pick up a used MTB and have stumbled across...
01-27-05, 09:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 492
Posted By bigcranky

Brake Question

Trying to find a used MTB relatively inexpensive, and ran across an obscure name that I have not heard of. One question is that it has brakes that are marked Logan. I have never heard of this. ...
01-27-05, 06:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 704
Posted By bigcranky

Hello again, Went by that thrift store and...

Hello again,

Went by that thrift store and gathered more information;

The bike has Logan brakes. Hubs are marked EU 31 Cycle CO, Xlarge hub
The rims are marked X-Plorer, double wall, Alesa...
01-25-05, 11:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 322
Posted By bigcranky

help me identify a MTB with sponsor logos?

I am looking to purchase a MTB due to my size (275#), and get into cycling for the excercise and fun.

Because my budget is limited, I am reduced to looking for used bikes, and have been cruising...
01-25-05, 11:45 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 405
Posted By bigcranky

custom bike with sponsor logo's? Help!

I am looking to purchase a MTB due to my size (275#), and get into cycling for the excercise and fun.

Because my budget is limited, I am reduced to looking for used bikes, and have been cruising...
Forum: Commuting
01-25-05, 11:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 405
Posted By bigcranky

Please help with identifying a possible custom MTB

I am looking to purchase a MTB due to my size (275#), and get into cycling for the excercise and fun.

Because my budget is limited, I am reduced to looking for used bikes, and have been cruising...
01-25-05, 10:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 287
Posted By bigcranky

custom mtb with sponsor logo's? Help!

I am starting this new thread to get your take on a bike I have seen locally at a thrift shop.
I have already started asking questions on this in another thread, but responses have sort of dried...
01-24-05, 05:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 704
Posted By bigcranky

The thrift store option is the only way I can go...

The thrift store option is the only way I can go at this time. I want to get moving in cycling and I was looking at this store when I spotted this bike. It is in virtually new condition, and fairly...
01-24-05, 04:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 704
Posted By bigcranky

Thanks for the info. I have looked at xmart...

Thanks for the info. I have looked at xmart bikes in the past, but this model in the thrift store seems to be of considerably higher quality. I was very impressed with the fit, finish, and...
01-24-05, 02:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 704
Posted By bigcranky

Help Identifying mountain bike!!

I am new to cycling and somewhat heavy so it has been recommended I start with a mountain bike. I stumbled across a very nice looking bike at a thrift store and while I didn't have much time to look...
01-13-05, 12:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,828
Posted By bigcranky

Thanks for the help again, and I am that new...

Thanks for the help again, and I am that new rider this thread is about. Again, more questions: Spotted a couple of Trek 6000 mountain bikes (used) with aluminum frames. Would these be suitable? ...
01-12-05, 11:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 679
Posted By bigcranky

Thanks again. I know, I know, its about 70...

Thanks again. I know, I know, its about 70 degrees in Florida right now, but I guess I am cold blooded because I like snow and cool or cold weather. My theory is you can always put more clothes on...
01-12-05, 01:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 679
Posted By bigcranky

I am located in central Florida, but am a...

I am located in central Florida, but am a transplanted Michigander, and I miss the north! Wish I could be in your location and I would take you up on this. Maybe someone else can take advantage of...
01-12-05, 05:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 679
Posted By bigcranky

Thanks for the info. Someone mentioned avoiding...

Thanks for the info. Someone mentioned avoiding steel rims and handlebars. Why? Also, what about rim types and brands? WRT brakes, most of what I have seen so far have been either Dia Compe or...
01-11-05, 08:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 11,099
Posted By bigcranky

Thanks for the info and advice. I think the...

Thanks for the info and advice. I think the title "guru" would apply to you here. You certainly are a repository for a wealth of information. As a new guy, I greatly appreciate your time and...
01-11-05, 08:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 679
Posted By bigcranky

Components list

Been lurking for a while so I thought I would ask what will probably sound like a dumb question to the experts out there.
I am lookin to get into cycling first as an exercise program and second to...
01-11-05, 07:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 11,099
Posted By bigcranky

Info on Royce Union bike

I just ran across an attractive Royce Union 12 speed road bike. The model seems to be a "Supreme". It has a lugged frame and is an attractive black color with a gold headtube with badge in great...
01-11-05, 06:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 538
Posted By bigcranky

Peugeot info please

Given that I am a newbie to this forum, and that I am not experienced in cycling at all, but beginning, I would like some help in identifying another Peugeot road bike. To the experts out there,...
01-10-05, 04:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 16,036
Posted By bigcranky

I would be interested in getting a copy of a...

I would be interested in getting a copy of a review on this bike back when it was current. Also, where do you guys find the information sources for the research you do? I expect that there are a...
01-09-05, 12:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 16,036
Posted By bigcranky

Thanks for the detailed info. Since I am a...

Thanks for the detailed info. Since I am a newbie and getting into cycyling, and heavy at about 275 pounds, would this be a suitable bike to start with? Will the frame, alloy wheels (Araya), and...
01-07-05, 11:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 16,036
Posted By bigcranky

Thanks for the info. I really appreciate all the...

Thanks for the info. I really appreciate all the fine information in these forums. I am looking to get into some serious exercise including cycling. Haven't ridden for MANY years and want to start...
01-06-05, 09:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 16,036
Posted By bigcranky

Mangusta brand road bike info?

Here is another thrift store mystery. Found an older 10 speed bike with Mangusta on the seat tube along with 3000 elsewhere. It has an aluminum frame and no lugs. I found very limited information...
01-06-05, 09:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 804
Posted By bigcranky

Hunter bike brand info?

Greetings. I am brand new to this forum, but have been lurking for a while. I just ran across a classic 10 speed bike in a thrift store that was named Hunter. Does anyone know anything about this...
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