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05-19-16, 08:19 AM
Replies: 51,725
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Posted By simpleton.

Trek 753 R Rick Faultusack SE - $3500 (troy)

Anybody know anything about this?
Trek 753 R Rick Faultusack SE (http://detroit.craigslist.org/okl/bik/5591370803.html)
12-16-15, 11:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,455
Posted By simpleton.

You can forget about the prostitutes... The tires...

You can forget about the prostitutes... The tires aren't even included! and they want you to pay shipping on top of it!
11-19-15, 03:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,596
Posted By simpleton.

Yeah its got a rollercam, and it may be an 85 For...

Yeah its got a rollercam, and it may be an 85 For all I know....
11-19-15, 12:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,596
Posted By simpleton.

Here's my 1984 Fillet brazed Fisher Mt. Tam....

Here's my 1984 Fillet brazed Fisher Mt. Tam. Climbing anything steeper than a driveway is a chore, but I still love it.
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7603/16870229819_dc57c736ba_b.jpg
10-28-15, 10:21 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 12,533
Posted By simpleton.

Hey thanks! Nothing on this bike is original...

Hey thanks! Nothing on this bike is original except the headset. I just picked up the frame a few weeks ago. The wheels are off of my 1990 MB-1 and I'm running 2.35 Big Apples. The tires are too wide...
10-28-15, 05:38 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 12,533
Posted By simpleton.

My favorite season

Colors have pretty much past their prime but it's still pretty
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05-04-15, 08:05 AM
Replies: 464
Views: 104,811
Posted By simpleton.

My latest MB-1. ...

My latest MB-1.
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04-07-15, 07:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,498
Posted By simpleton.

touche

touche
04-06-15, 12:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,498
Posted By simpleton.

I've used VO smooth and Fluted Fenders and both...

I've used VO smooth and Fluted Fenders and both scuff and scratch very easily. I think the hammered would hide a lot of this but do not have experience with them. I just Installed VO Zeppelin's on my...
03-31-15, 07:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,044
Posted By simpleton.

NE Oakland County checking in. I'm not very...

NE Oakland County checking in. I'm not very familiar with the thumb area but I'd imagine it's slim pickins... I know the CL bike section for that area is a joke. Hell the Metro Detroit CL is a Joke.....
01-22-15, 10:42 AM
Replies: 464
Views: 104,811
Posted By simpleton.

Just took delivery of my 4th Bridgestone on...

Just took delivery of my 4th Bridgestone on Tuesday. 1988 55cm MB-1. The serial number says 88 but it's got the 89 build.
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12-15-14, 12:07 PM
Replies: 464
Views: 104,811
Posted By simpleton.

I got a few 1990 MB-1 ...

I got a few
1990 MB-1
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1992 RB-T
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3929/15234163640_05c096dc43_c.jpg
1993 MB-2...
11-25-14, 09:50 AM
Replies: 363
Views: 65,129
Posted By simpleton.

This is my kind of thread! I love me some...

This is my kind of thread! I love me some fenders!!
1993 MB-2
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7556/15843315662_3763b8ff9c_z.jpg
Circa 84 Fisher...
11-08-14, 08:58 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,990
Posted By simpleton.

Ok I'll play. My beard is kinda weak but my wife...

Ok I'll play. My beard is kinda weak but my wife won't let me shave it because she thinks I look like I'm 12....
11-08-14, 07:44 AM
Replies: 6,554
Views: 1,546,318
Posted By simpleton.

Picked this up last week. 1993 Bridgestone MB-2....

Picked this up last week. 1993 Bridgestone MB-2. Don't mind the front skewer on the drive side....
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3938/15085361453_552378c06d_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/oZ3qoR)...
Forum: Commuting
09-29-14, 06:56 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,133
Posted By simpleton.

I love platforms... I just ordered a set of VP...

I love platforms... I just ordered a set of VP Vice platform pedals this morning. I have a set of VP-001 which I really like but it seems that after Riv found out about these pedals the price has...
09-26-14, 12:10 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,735
Posted By simpleton.

I always ride with a Garmin 500 but it's always...

I always ride with a Garmin 500 but it's always in my pocket. It's too distracting when it's mounted on the bars.
04-24-14, 01:27 PM
Replies: 1,351
Views: 519,553
Posted By simpleton.

Here's a couple early 90's Trek 750's I picked up...

Here's a couple early 90's Trek 750's I picked up with in a week of each other. I've been scouring local CL's for these for a long time...

first up is the 1993 it's a 19" and tick small for me...
03-31-14, 07:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,024
Posted By simpleton.

Rode Slow Roll yesterday and honestly, I'll...

Rode Slow Roll yesterday and honestly, I'll probably never ride it again... I just found it to be incredibly boring. I guess I'm not one for parade rides. As soon as it was over I jetted home and did...
03-25-14, 06:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,024
Posted By simpleton.

I'm heading down on Sunday for the slow roll....

I'm heading down on Sunday for the slow roll. Should be fun
03-25-14, 06:41 AM
Replies: 6,516
Views: 1,937,967
Posted By simpleton.

Thanks for the kind words! My Outpost has gone...

Thanks for the kind words! My Outpost has gone through countless revisions and I think this is the best looking version but the drops didn't last long. I rode it like that for a couple of weeks but I...
03-13-14, 02:12 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,482
Posted By simpleton.

I regret Selling my 74 Raleigh Sports and my...

I regret Selling my 74 Raleigh Sports and my Rawland Drakkar. A little OT but I also regret selling my DW collector series Drum kit. Sold it for money to buy bikes. Oh well.
03-05-14, 01:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,064
Posted By simpleton.

Been riding... ...

Been riding...
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3811/12927173983_723f9332b3_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/73198384@N04/12927173983/)...
Forum: Commuting
02-11-14, 02:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 727
Posted By simpleton.

Monday the 17th it will finally get back in to...

Monday the 17th it will finally get back in to the 30's here in Michigan. Unfortunately that means all the dirt roads I commute on will be a muddy, slimy mess.
Forum: Commuting
12-16-13, 09:17 AM
Replies: 891
Views: 77,154
Posted By simpleton.

No love for the Trek Eh? That bike is such a...

No love for the Trek Eh? That bike is such a blast to ride and it's a beast! I plan on repainting it at some point so I'll have to repost and see what happens.
12-16-13, 08:11 AM
Replies: 1,328
Views: 401,683
Posted By simpleton.

Wishing I had a fat bike for days like this... ...

Wishing I had a fat bike for days like this...
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3746/11402580395_78e5632c7b_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/73198384@N04/11402580395/)...
Forum: Commuting
12-16-13, 07:21 AM
Replies: 891
Views: 77,154
Posted By simpleton.

Thank you all for the kind words!

Thank you all for the kind words!
Forum: Commuting
12-12-13, 03:37 PM
Replies: 891
Views: 77,154
Posted By simpleton.

Fair weather commuter ...

Fair weather commuter
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Forum: Commuting
12-12-13, 03:35 PM
Replies: 891
Views: 77,154
Posted By simpleton.

Spare parts build ...

Spare parts build

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2851/11089468556_4eb3073f83_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/73198384@N04/11089468556/)
Forum: Commuting
12-12-13, 03:33 PM
Replies: 891
Views: 77,154
Posted By simpleton.

Here's the latest version of my foul weather...

Here's the latest version of my foul weather commuter.

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5486/11089367785_d82be35826_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/73198384@N04/11089367785/)
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Forum: Great Lakes
12-04-13, 11:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,107
Posted By simpleton.

I'm a little late to the party but I'd say check...

I'm a little late to the party but I'd say check out the gravel roads in NE Oakland county/ SE Lapeer. Not only for the hills but for the beautiful scenery. Lots of little lakes, farms, and horse...
10-09-13, 12:32 PM
Replies: 6,554
Views: 1,546,318
Posted By simpleton.

Well, here she is...Spent a total of $67 on this...

Well, here she is...Spent a total of $67 on this build. My cheapest build yet. I eneded up going with the 1 1/8 threadless fork for two reasons. 1 I have more stems and bar options and 2 it has...
09-30-13, 10:13 AM
Replies: 6,554
Views: 1,546,318
Posted By simpleton.

Man, I love this bike! Nice work!!

Man, I love this bike! Nice work!!
09-25-13, 11:26 AM
Replies: 6,554
Views: 1,546,318
Posted By simpleton.

Thanks for the suggestion Blilrat. I didn't...

Thanks for the suggestion Blilrat. I didn't realize origin8 made one too. I found the one that problem solvers make but it looks much chunkier.
09-25-13, 08:28 AM
Replies: 6,554
Views: 1,546,318
Posted By simpleton.

Thanks! I defintiely wont loose that fork....

Thanks! I defintiely wont loose that fork. Actually I was measuring the Specilized fork last night and it turns out that its about an 1" longer than the original which in turn would slacken the HTA...
09-24-13, 11:47 AM
Replies: 6,554
Views: 1,546,318
Posted By simpleton.

New project time! Just showed up to work today....

New project time! Just showed up to work today. I'm really looking forward to building this one up. I've been wanting a lugged Trek 9XX series for a while now and this one happened to pop up on C/L...
09-19-13, 11:02 AM
Replies: 2,265
Views: 672,510
Posted By simpleton.

You might just want to ask them to take your...

You might just want to ask them to take your picture ;)
09-19-13, 07:30 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 10,613
Posted By simpleton.

"LOTS OF LOVE PUT INTO THE DRILLING." Made me...

"LOTS OF LOVE PUT INTO THE DRILLING." Made me chuckle
09-17-13, 12:14 PM
Replies: 2,265
Views: 672,510
Posted By simpleton.

@pamaguahiker...

@pamaguahiker (http://www.bikeforums.net/member.php?u=276051) - Winter usually sticks around till about aprilish.. so not too bad. But yeah, riding through the winter definitely helps me avoid the...
Forum: Commuting
09-17-13, 06:26 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,400
Posted By simpleton.

All very good points but, I guess I was thinking...

All very good points but, I guess I was thinking more in terms of auxiliary lights just to be seen not a primary light.
09-16-13, 09:47 PM
Replies: 2,265
Views: 672,510
Posted By simpleton.

Greetings from Michigan! ...

Greetings from Michigan!
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Forum: Commuting
09-16-13, 02:32 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 7,140
Posted By simpleton.

I think i mainly depends on where you ride. If...

I think i mainly depends on where you ride. If you ride in the city with a lot of flashing lights more is probably better. I mostly ride at night on pitch black country roads so I use a Super Flash...
Forum: Commuting
09-16-13, 02:21 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,937
Posted By simpleton.

I'm on 2.5 years commuting year round in...

I'm on 2.5 years commuting year round in Michigan... We're moving further away from work so the kids can go to better schools so I'm gong to have to go back to driving a car which sucks.

It's not...
Forum: Commuting
09-16-13, 02:15 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,400
Posted By simpleton.

Speaking of.. I haven't looked in awhilebut how...

Speaking of.. I haven't looked in awhilebut how come more helmets dont come with LED's mounted in them? makes sense to me.
Forum: Commuting
09-16-13, 02:13 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,400
Posted By simpleton.

I put one of those little knog lights on my...

I put one of those little knog lights on my helmet and it works perfect! easy to put on and take off with not much weight
09-16-13, 01:05 PM
Replies: 559
Views: 108,494
Posted By simpleton.

RFC, I'm running a set of Continental...

RFC,

I'm running a set of Continental Cycocross Races' they're 35's. It seems like the little nubs wear down pretty fast
09-16-13, 12:50 PM
Replies: 2,265
Views: 672,510
Posted By simpleton.

I've managed to teach 2 of my 3 kids to ride...

I've managed to teach 2 of my 3 kids to ride without training wheels this summer. Here's my three year old Son Nolan.. I think the smile says it all. can't wait to go on some S240's ;)
...
09-16-13, 12:40 PM
Replies: 559
Views: 108,494
Posted By simpleton.

Been tweaking my RB-T due to an angry lower back....

Been tweaking my RB-T due to an angry lower back. I Installed a set of Moustache bars and a Velo Orange 100mm quill stem and I am totally loving it. This set up is a lot more confidence inspiring...
09-16-13, 12:31 PM
Replies: 559
Views: 108,494
Posted By simpleton.

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5511/9670512934_c195...

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This is a sharp ride!
09-03-13, 02:16 PM
Replies: 559
Views: 108,494
Posted By simpleton.

Looks good RFC!I think the gold is money! Mine...

Looks good RFC!I think the gold is money! Mine was repainted as well. I personally wouldn't have gone black but whatever it works good with silver components. I might have to give those Paselas try...
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