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Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-21, 01:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 887
Posted By BikingViking793

I said used market. Iíve received the help I...

I said used market. Iíve received the help I wanted and know a few more brands to look for.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-21, 08:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 887
Posted By BikingViking793

Will a Surly Cross Check frameset work well for...

Will a Surly Cross Check frameset work well for me? Thinking I like it a bit better than the New Albion and have a bike I could take most the parts from to build it up.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-21, 05:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 130
Posted By BikingViking793

Panaracer Gravelking Plus Slicks

I've been riding on my Panaracer Gravelking Plus slick tires all season and just wanted to sort of report on them. They have a nice ride and I've experienced no flats. I ride them at 90psi rear and...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-21, 05:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 887
Posted By BikingViking793

And those will all have quill stems. I know it...

And those will all have quill stems. I know it can be done, just not really interested in changing a vintage bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-21, 04:40 PM
Replies: 586
Views: 135,829
Posted By BikingViking793

Anyone out there have a marseille? I'm guessing...

Anyone out there have a marseille? I'm guessing it doesn't, but curious if it has much clearance for wider tires.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-21, 06:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 887
Posted By BikingViking793

yeah that seems like a fun option down the road. ...

yeah that seems like a fun option down the road. This is more of a budget option:

https://carsoncitybikeshop.com/privateer-frame-52cm-black/

for now Iím gonna stick to finding something used...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-21, 03:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 887
Posted By BikingViking793

It's a fall back if I can't find anything. But...

It's a fall back if I can't find anything. But prefer not to. I think finding one with clearance for wide tires would be a challenge alone.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-21, 02:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 887
Posted By BikingViking793

Yeah I've seen some that meet all of what I'm...

Yeah I've seen some that meet all of what I'm looking for in the price range except for size. Hard one to search though as it mostly turns up vintage steel bikes.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-21, 12:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 887
Posted By BikingViking793

Affordable Modern Steel Road bike options

I've decided for my next bike I would like a modern road bike with a steel frame. I really like the ride of my vintage bikes, but miss my brifters and indexed shifting. Don't really want to modify an...
09-07-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 349
Posted By BikingViking793

Iíve had my 420 for over a year and still really...

Iíve had my 420 for over a year and still really like it.
09-03-21, 01:48 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,097
Posted By BikingViking793

electric doesnít interest me at all.

electric doesnít interest me at all.
Replies: 6
Views: 466
Posted By BikingViking793

around here $150 is a pretty solid offer. Maybe...

around here $150 is a pretty solid offer. Maybe $200 if itís really nice and doesnít need anything.
09-03-21, 09:01 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 19,113
Posted By BikingViking793

1974 Schwinn Le Tour ...

1974 Schwinn Le Tour
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09-03-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,457
Posted By BikingViking793

Nice ride

Nice ride
09-02-21, 07:16 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,884
Posted By BikingViking793

9 currently. 4 are vintage. Others are hybrid,...

9 currently. 4 are vintage. Others are hybrid, mountain, gravel, road, and trainer bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-21, 07:48 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,750
Posted By BikingViking793

I put Sora on a bike I built. I like it. For my...

I put Sora on a bike I built. I like it. For my riding I donít need anything bettter.
08-30-21, 02:34 PM
08-30-21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,768
Posted By BikingViking793

Weekdays I do a short 30min ride before work....

Weekdays I do a short 30min ride before work. Weekends I try to do rides over an hour. Over 2 hours when I have time. Usually over 80 miles per week.
08-29-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 759
Posted By BikingViking793

NIce bike.

NIce bike.
08-24-21, 08:17 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 7,539
Posted By BikingViking793

1974 Schwinn Le Tour or 1974 Raleigh Sports.

1974 Schwinn Le Tour or 1974 Raleigh Sports.
08-23-21, 02:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 829
Posted By BikingViking793

Nice

Nice
08-20-21, 01:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 466
Posted By BikingViking793

Very nice

Very nice
08-20-21, 10:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 262
Posted By BikingViking793

yeah it stopped in 89 for a bit and then brought...

yeah it stopped in 89 for a bit and then brought back in 95.
08-20-21, 10:05 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 11,970
Posted By BikingViking793

Early 90s Schwinn Clear Creek. Great bike.

Early 90s Schwinn Clear Creek. Great bike.
08-19-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,338
Posted By BikingViking793

Weird things on Craigslist are normal.

Weird things on Craigslist are normal.
08-17-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 826
Posted By BikingViking793

Bike Helmet Shell Thickness

I've been searching and can't find what I'm looking for. Most my helmets have a pretty thick shell that holds it's shape quite well. I just picked up a helmet with MIPS that looks very nice, but the...
08-15-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 149
Posted By BikingViking793

front disc ringing noise

I just bought a 2021 Giant Talon 2 which has Tektro TKD143, hydraulic disc brakes. According to the previous owner it was barely ridden and I've only taken it out a couple times now. I didn't notice...
08-12-21, 07:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 325
Posted By BikingViking793

will do! think I can buy a kit and convert...

will do!

think I can buy a kit and convert to tubeless if I choose to.
08-12-21, 06:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 325
Posted By BikingViking793

2021 Giant Talon 2

Well I didn't upgrade quite as much as I thought I would, but I definitely got a much more modern bike. I picked up a lightly used 2021 Giant Talon 2 for what I think was a real good price. I haven't...
08-11-21, 09:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 563
Posted By BikingViking793

My size varies by bike brand...

My size varies by bike brand...
08-06-21, 07:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 948
Posted By BikingViking793

I like how it looks.

I like how it looks.
08-06-21, 07:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,414
Posted By BikingViking793

If you have plenty of room, keep. If itís gonna...

If you have plenty of room, keep. If itís gonna be in the way let somebody else enjoy it. The value will likely go down the longer you hold it. Nice looking bike!
07-30-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,688
Posted By BikingViking793

I tend to have faster rides later in the day, but...

I tend to have faster rides later in the day, but I ride almost every morning. When I need inspiration I try to set a new speed record for my morning route.
07-30-21, 07:12 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,561
Posted By BikingViking793

I would suggest you find something used. I have...

I would suggest you find something used. I have a 2015 Felt z75 disc that I put most my miles on. Itís a $1500 bike that I got for $600. After you ride the used modern bike for a while you will...
07-28-21, 05:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 468
Posted By BikingViking793

sweet ride

sweet ride
07-27-21, 07:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,963
Posted By BikingViking793

Nice, never seen one of those before.

Nice, never seen one of those before.
07-24-21, 05:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 400
Posted By BikingViking793

Great looking bike!

Great looking bike!
07-24-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By BikingViking793

Friend of mine found one in the dumpster, nice...

Friend of mine found one in the dumpster, nice bike.
07-23-21, 06:51 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,034
Posted By BikingViking793

I see a deal in my size, Iím buying.

I see a deal in my size, Iím buying.
07-22-21, 08:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 855
Posted By BikingViking793

Id go original

Id go original
07-20-21, 05:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 631
Posted By BikingViking793

Yeah it looks like a Roscoe 6 is a little cheaper...

Yeah it looks like a Roscoe 6 is a little cheaper and also has all the options I'd be looking for. Little surprised by the QR rear and Thru Axle front, but I guess it would be ok. Looks like it...
07-20-21, 04:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 631
Posted By BikingViking793

I'm hoping to not buy a bike I feel I need to...

I'm hoping to not buy a bike I feel I need to upgrade right away. All the things I listed seem like good options, but I could be talked into more or less. I'm deep in my 40s so I am gonna try to...
07-20-21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 631
Posted By BikingViking793

well the Trek x-caliper 8 looks to be around...

well the Trek x-caliper 8 looks to be around $1300 and I think has everything Iíd want. But Iím still determining what all I should want. Are the things mentioned in the OP all good? Would I be happy...
07-20-21, 03:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 631
Posted By BikingViking793

trek and other brands I have seen offer 27.5Ē in...

trek and other brands I have seen offer 27.5Ē in my size and 29Ē for larger sizes.

budget is as little as I can pay and still get all the things I want.
07-20-21, 12:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 631
Posted By BikingViking793

just a modern trail bike.

just a modern trail bike.
07-20-21, 08:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 631
Posted By BikingViking793

Must have features

Iím looking at upgrading and making a list of the features I want. This is the list so far:
thru axles
tubeless ready
27.5Ē tires (Iím shorter)
1x drivetrain
disc brakes

I have a 2010 Raleigh...
07-20-21, 05:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,038
Posted By BikingViking793

I always ride with a do rag. Donít you get...

I always ride with a do rag. Donít you get helmet lines all over your head?
Forum: BMX
07-20-21, 05:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 425
Posted By BikingViking793

thanks. I think you are right. Itís cleaning up...

thanks. I think you are right. Itís cleaning up nicely. Seems to be a film on the decal that comes off and decal still looks good.
07-19-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 759
Posted By BikingViking793

is there a good video that is friction shifter...

is there a good video that is friction shifter specific? Iím pretty good with indexed shifting.
07-19-21, 07:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 575
Posted By BikingViking793

nice ride

nice ride
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