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09-17-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 343
Posted By AeroGut

If it's just the syringe that's bad, you can...

If it's just the syringe that's bad, you can replace it with any plastic syringe that has a luer lock fitting (the threaded bit) on the tip, which is the standard for any needle or tubing connection,...
09-13-21, 07:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 706
Posted By AeroGut

Actually looks like they're going to reintroduce...

Actually looks like they're going to reintroduce MTBs under the Rossignol brand instead of Felt: https://www.rossignol.com/us/rossignol-bikes
09-13-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 457
Posted By AeroGut

Also, to answer your original question, I believe...

Also, to answer your original question, I believe the shimano model number for those brakes is BR-R550. Instruction manual is here...
09-13-21, 10:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 706
Posted By AeroGut

I don't know the background to the decision, but...

I don't know the background to the decision, but they have confirmed this year that they're done with MTBs. Reported here among other places:...
09-10-21, 06:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 706
Posted By AeroGut

I've got a 2013 Felt 9 twenty that I really like....

I've got a 2013 Felt 9 twenty that I really like. It's also a great fast cross-country hardtail, though not as nice as what you got. I'm disappointed Felt gave up on MTBs this year.
09-10-21, 06:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By AeroGut

If it wasn't left open for a long time and the...

If it wasn't left open for a long time and the seal is tight, I wouldn't worry too much. The amount of moisture in the air that was trapped in when you closed should be minimal. You just want to...
09-08-21, 03:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 333
Posted By AeroGut

I'm pretty sure that's a fairly standard...

I'm pretty sure that's a fairly standard symmetric 4-bolt 104 BCD chainring based on the prowheel website. Lots of brands make them. Double check that you have room for a slightly larger chainring....
08-18-21, 02:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 172
Posted By AeroGut

You probably already found this, but in case not,...

You probably already found this, but in case not, Rockshox has a site here: https://trailhead.rockshox.com/en/search/ that you can search by your fork serial number to get exactly which model it is...
05-30-21, 05:51 AM
Replies: 64,349
Views: 9,983,780
Posted By AeroGut

Team Crest Cannondale - $600 Cincinnati ...

Team Crest Cannondale - $600 Cincinnati

https://images.craigslist.org/00n0n_jjYTXqVw5pCz_0CI0sS_600x450.jpg
...
05-17-21, 06:26 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,190
Posted By AeroGut

Discussed in this thread:...

Discussed in this thread: https://www.bikeforums.net/framebuilders/939123-tange-prestige-quality.html

Short version: the classic 80's Prestige was 7/4/7 butted, whereas the current "Prestige" that...
05-01-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 323
Posted By AeroGut

I would be surprised if Litespeed didn't use all...

I would be surprised if Litespeed didn't use all metric. If no one around here knows the answer, I recommend contacting Lynskey. They can probably tell you. Worst case tap it out a tiny bit larger...
04-12-21, 04:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 545
Posted By AeroGut

Is it a circle with a break in it? It may be the...

Is it a circle with a break in it? It may be the wedge that is the last piece to put into the top of the headset before you put your spacers and stem on.
04-08-21, 05:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,823
Posted By AeroGut

There are two time considerations here. One is...

There are two time considerations here. One is how long it takes to put the parts on the bike, which isnít a lot if heís worked on bikes before and has access to the right tools.
The second, more...
03-28-21, 07:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,094
Posted By AeroGut

GURU was prominent in high end triathlon bikes...

GURU was prominent in high end triathlon bikes for a little while, but I don't know anything about that particular model.
03-18-21, 03:00 PM
Replies: 64,349
Views: 9,983,780
Posted By AeroGut

Serotta Colorado II - $1200 Cincinnati ...

Serotta Colorado II - $1200 Cincinnati

https://cincinnati.craigslist.org/bik/d/wilmington-vintage-serotta-colorado-ii/7293322399.html
...
03-09-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 728
Posted By AeroGut

Full suspension bikes from that era are a tough...

Full suspension bikes from that era are a tough sell. The geometry and technology of trail bikes have changed so much since then that most people aren't interested in an older bike for technical...
03-07-21, 07:32 AM
Replies: 20,634
Views: 3,615,145
Posted By AeroGut

https://images.craigslist.org/00O0O_yNfCflm1a1z_0f...

https://images.craigslist.org/00O0O_yNfCflm1a1z_0fu0bC_600x450.jpg

Seller's description (in all caps of course):
"THIS IS A VERY RARE UNIQUE VINTAGE BICYCLE!
SPECIALIZED BIKE CO MADE THESE FOR...
03-03-21, 06:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,096
Posted By AeroGut

As I recall, Grant Peterson wrote a bit in the...

As I recall, Grant Peterson wrote a bit in the early Bridgestone catalogs that basically said if youíre a good enough rider to buy this bike youíll know how to use a short cage derailleur with a...
02-24-21, 03:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 839
Posted By AeroGut

As long as the bb isnít binding on the crank,...

As long as the bb isnít binding on the crank, thereís no need to ďfixĒ it. Just keep an eye on it that it doesnít start to work itself farther out.
If you decide you must get it all the way in,...
Forum: Touring
02-22-21, 01:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,837
Posted By AeroGut

Frederick Md to Wilmington De is about 125 miles,...

Frederick Md to Wilmington De is about 125 miles, which is a good bit longer than 1.25 h drive, especially if you pass Baltimore anywhere near rush hour, which I only mention because it might mean...
02-11-21, 05:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 720
Posted By AeroGut

yes, definitely a battery mount

yes, definitely a battery mount
02-09-21, 06:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 392
Posted By AeroGut

You might have already found the Broke Spoke: ...

You might have already found the Broke Spoke:
https://www.thebrokespoke.org/
02-09-21, 08:32 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,987
Posted By AeroGut

If that seatpost is a goner, the loose clamp...

If that seatpost is a goner, the loose clamp hardware might be of interest to folks. There are lots of those seatposts around that have lost the lower clamp parts in particular.
02-04-21, 03:39 PM
Replies: 64,349
Views: 9,983,780
Posted By AeroGut

Tall Miyata 610 $125 Blue Ash OH

Tall Miyata 610 -$125 Blue Ash OH

https://images.craigslist.org/01616_8Vm93glx3sJz_0CI0t2_600x450.jpg
...
02-04-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 651
Posted By AeroGut

If you watch the brakes while pulling the lever,...

If you watch the brakes while pulling the lever, does one side move a lot more than the other at first? Could be one of the pivots is stiff so one pad is contacting much sooner and youíre braking...
01-26-21, 02:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,086
Posted By AeroGut

Given that the break is right next to the...

Given that the break is right next to the probably steel(?) clamp, I wonder if the mechanism is galvanic corrosion rather than direct attack of chloride on the aluminum oxide layer? If so this could...
01-17-21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 7,222
Views: 2,905,229
Posted By AeroGut

With those relatively skinny tires, those...

With those relatively skinny tires, those chainstays look even more incredibly long than normal. Funny how much MTB geometry has changed over the years.
01-09-21, 08:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 475
Posted By AeroGut

Thereís no reason you need to be able to touch...

Thereís no reason you need to be able to touch the ground with your feet while on the saddle. Judge the saddle height by the distance from the pedals.
On easy terrain, the height is similar to a...
Forum: Touring
12-30-20, 06:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,193
Posted By AeroGut

Also keep an eye out for used Ortlieb ones. Some...

Also keep an eye out for used Ortlieb ones. Some people get them and go on one trip and never use them again so they end up on Craigslist or FB marketplace etc. in essentially new condition for...
12-29-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 673
Posted By AeroGut

Browning bikes

Not sure who made these "lugged Belgian Steel" bikes for Browning, but the ad copy is great:

https://images.craigslist.org/00q0q_508qS9Ea0DOz_0700eW_600x450.jpg

If you can't read the text in...
12-17-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 7,222
Views: 2,905,229
Posted By AeroGut

Looks like the original might have been a little...

Looks like the original might have been a little shallower and didn't have pulley wheel under it:

This is from the 1989 catalog:...
12-14-20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,637
Posted By AeroGut

In my experience, the performance of hydraulics...

In my experience, the performance of hydraulics is not a huge improvement over cable-actuated, but the big advantage (for me at least) is in not having to adjust them frequently. The hydraulics move...
11-08-20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,002
Posted By AeroGut

For what it's worth, I have an ~2000 Sora triple...

For what it's worth, I have an ~2000 Sora triple (I don't remember the model number, but it is the 3x8 gearing). That FD does not have the deep cage plate that the newer Sora pictured above has. It...
10-27-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,911
Posted By AeroGut

Thereís a Lenton Grand Prix on Cincinnati CL...

Thereís a Lenton Grand Prix on Cincinnati CL right now thatís definitely project condition. Seller says itís 1958. Pics arenít very good.
...
10-10-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,476
Posted By AeroGut

Hampsten cycles

Hampsten cycles
09-07-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 64,349
Views: 9,983,780
Posted By AeroGut

1989 Stumpjumper Team - $275 There's a good...

1989 Stumpjumper Team - $275

There's a good chance a local flipper has already jumped on this.

https://cincinnati.craigslist.org/bik/d/aurora-specialized-team-stumpjumper/7191780882.html
...
Forum: Touring
08-28-20, 04:34 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,044
Posted By AeroGut

There's a recurring theme in this thread that...

There's a recurring theme in this thread that "bikepacking" is a new term. It isn't. It's just being used differently now. Cannondale used the term "bikepacking" in their catalogs when they first...
08-24-20, 05:43 AM
Replies: 64,349
Views: 9,983,780
Posted By AeroGut

For a minute, I thought the front blackburn rack...

For a minute, I thought the front blackburn rack was actually attached in some weird way, but it appears to just be draped on the bike for illustrative purposes. Only one (NDS) photo.

Shogun 2000...
Replies: 17
Views: 1,601
Posted By AeroGut

If the Shimano 105 "Golden Arrow" components are...

If the Shimano 105 "Golden Arrow" components are original, that places it to 1983-1986 give or take a bit.
08-18-20, 03:37 PM
Replies: 64,349
Views: 9,983,780
Posted By AeroGut

Nishiki Cresta - $120 starting bid. Could be a...

Nishiki Cresta - $120 starting bid. Could be a reasonable deal if you can pick it up locally in Montesano, Washington.
...
08-18-20, 05:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 934
Posted By AeroGut

Look like either inspiration for or copy of the...

Look like either inspiration for or copy of the Shimano Adamas AX touring pedals (I'm not sure which came first):
...
08-16-20, 07:45 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,296
Posted By AeroGut

Those pics are NOT the same bike. I posted those...

Those pics are NOT the same bike. I posted those as examples of what that model SHOULD look like. From the original post with just the chainstay damage, there was speculation that it might have been...
08-14-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 64,349
Views: 9,983,780
Posted By AeroGut

A few interesting ones available at the...

A few interesting ones available at the non-profit shop in WIlmington, DE.

Buy A Bike - Urban Bike Project (http://www.urbanbikeproject.com/buy-a-bike/)
(click on the link to the catalog of...
08-07-20, 05:28 AM
Replies: 64,349
Views: 9,983,780
Posted By AeroGut

Schwinn Super Sport - $200 Cincinnati ...

Schwinn Super Sport - $200 Cincinnati

https://cincinnati.craigslist.org/bik/d/cincinnati-classic-schwinn-10-speed/7172768481.html
...
07-27-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,832
Posted By AeroGut

Or get a handlebar bag or a large underseat bag...

Or get a handlebar bag or a large underseat bag and put some extra bottles in it along with anything else you might want along the way.
07-22-20, 06:19 AM
Replies: 64,349
Views: 9,983,780
Posted By AeroGut

Not strictly C&V, but seems like a decent price...

Not strictly C&V, but seems like a decent price for a C&V-inspired modern bike?

https://cincinnati.craigslist.org/bik/d/cincinnati-colnago-classic-campagnolo/7163646106.html
...
07-19-20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 64,349
Views: 9,983,780
Posted By AeroGut

I think it's just angle, as the distance from the...

I think it's just angle, as the distance from the bolt holes to the edge doesn't seem to be different, but I'm not positive.
07-19-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 64,349
Views: 9,983,780
Posted By AeroGut

I think the two large chainrings are Sugino...

I think the two large chainrings are Sugino mighty drillium? Likely 144BCD not 130 as described? Seller says local only, but they've been up for awhile, so you might be able to talk him into putting...
07-14-20, 07:10 AM
Replies: 64,349
Views: 9,983,780
Posted By AeroGut

94 Kona Lava Dome rigid MTB

Solid 90's rigid steel MTB.
https://cincinnati.craigslist.org/bik/d/cincinnati-kona-lava-dome-race-light/7158742025.html

https://images.craigslist.org/00p0p_iVOKlnrWP6t_0CI0t2_600x450.jpgKona...
07-13-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,767
Posted By AeroGut

I second the idea of some sort of mechanical...

I second the idea of some sort of mechanical resistance. Drag from poor aerodynamics decreases quickly as your speed drops, so the slower you go, the more drag you need to add. Seems much easier to...
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