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07-23-19, 08:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,295
Posted By tiredhands

Fantastic frame! Love the color and the chrome...

Fantastic frame! Love the color and the chrome fork.

The rear brake rubbing has more to do with the spacing of the cantilever posts than the tire. They're a little narrower than modern canti...
06-13-19, 11:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,706
Posted By tiredhands

I'd say the Strada Biancas would be perfect. I'd...

I'd say the Strada Biancas would be perfect. I'd rather ride a tire that was suited for the majority of the route rather than gear up for the worst part and have the rest of the ride suffer. I rode a...
06-05-19, 07:48 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 20,866
Posted By tiredhands

Another vote for Ofmega Mistral ...

Another vote for Ofmega Mistral


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05-01-19, 12:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,592
Posted By tiredhands

I forgot - there's also one from Specialized...

I forgot - there's also one from Specialized (https://www.specialized.com/us/en/mens-rbx-bib-shorts-with-swat/p/161849?color=247779-161849) that I'll snag if/when it goes on sale. I have one of their...
04-25-19, 08:37 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,998
Posted By tiredhands

Off to a great start! I agree, 2.5" might be too...

Off to a great start! I agree, 2.5" might be too tight. Also there aren't too many 26er tires to choose from that are good for dirt touring without getting too knobby, except for the Surly...
04-19-18, 09:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,051
Posted By tiredhands

1983 Schwinn Sierra

A little while back I picked up a mess of a bike from the local bicycle junkyard. It was buried under a pile of cruisers, but I spotted a set of Suntour ratcheting thumbies so I dug it out. I learned...
11-13-17, 04:26 PM
Replies: 1,018
Views: 291,950
Posted By tiredhands

I've done a number of these, calling them...

I've done a number of these, calling them "Bawlmer Bombers," for friends commuting in Baltimore. Wald cruiser bars and Schwalbe Fat Franks make any old MTB an indestructible cruiser. I've got a set...
09-13-17, 11:45 AM
Replies: 5,659
Views: 633,091
Posted By tiredhands

As I work for a state organization, I got a fair...

As I work for a state organization, I got a fair bit of unexpected time off thanks to Irma and made some headway into an overhaul of the Schwinn High Sierra I rode in this year's Klunker 100. As...
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