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01-19-21, 11:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 81
Posted By katsup

Your Salsa hub is probably a basic cup and cone...

Your Salsa hub is probably a basic cup and cone Formula hub and I doubt you'll find any firehubs that are interchangeable for it.

2 Recommendations

Find a microspline rear wheel and sell off...
Replies: 2
Views: 84
Posted By katsup

I sold a flat bar converted 2005 Trek WSD for...

I sold a flat bar converted 2005 Trek WSD for $360 in Dec 2020. I put on decent levers and shifters, but kept the rest stock.

Note that the bike uses 650c (iso 571) tires which are not very...
01-13-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 338
Posted By katsup

The drop outs on a 1991 Trek 990 will be 135mm. ...

The drop outs on a 1991 Trek 990 will be 135mm.

I've done the freehub swap on a Deore DX wheel and it worked fine, but I had a spare wheel with a similar freehubs to do it. It is easier to just...
01-11-21, 11:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 149
Posted By katsup

Why not use a 2x mountain bike front dérailleur? ...

Why not use a 2x mountain bike front dérailleur? They exist.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-21, 10:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,119
Posted By katsup

Thru Axles

Thru Axles
Replies: 4
Views: 388
Posted By katsup

The photo the OP put in his gallery doesn't show...

The photo the OP put in his gallery doesn't show the frame very well.

https://www.bikeforums.net/g/album/20200593
01-06-21, 01:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 359
Posted By katsup

Check your tire size, not the tube size. It...

Check your tire size, not the tube size. It should be listed on the sidewall of the tire.

As base2 said, tubes cover a range of tire widths.
24 x 1.95 - 2.5 = 24" Tire size between 1.95-2.5"...
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By katsup

If the handlebars are cheap, I wrapped them with...

If the handlebars are cheap, I wrapped them with bubble wrap and thrown into a plastic envelope (like the kind that clothes get shipped in). This should be under 16oz so first class shipping which is...
01-04-21, 01:08 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,161
Posted By katsup

Lean the bike up against something... Buy a...

Lean the bike up against something...

Buy a bike stand, the superstand is my favorite.
...
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By katsup

I sold the same bike back in November last year...

I sold the same bike back in November last year for $120. It got a basic tune up and had it's original drop bars and steel wheels.

It's a very pretty color in person.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-21, 01:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 310
Posted By katsup

OP's Gallery with out of focus photos =...

OP's Gallery with out of focus photos = https://www.bikeforums.net/g/user/531998

You are going to have to check the used market for a complete wheel. Take the wheel to the shop in person and ask...
01-01-21, 01:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 445
Posted By katsup

Quick release has been around since 1927...

Quick release has been around since 1927 according to wikipedia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quick_release_skewer

As for the bike, the front suspension and disc brakes means it's from this...
12-30-20, 09:20 PM
Replies: 4,825
Views: 3,444,080
Posted By katsup

There are many photos of the bike with the carbon...

There are many photos of the bike with the carbon fork. I just like the look of the steel fork against a non tapered head tube.

The new Fog Cutter that is suppose to be released in 2021 will be...
12-30-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4,825
Views: 3,444,080
Posted By katsup

Makes sense. I built mine before covid so parts...

Makes sense. I built mine before covid so parts were still available.
12-30-20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 4,825
Views: 3,444,080
Posted By katsup

Out of curiosity, why did you choose the black...

Out of curiosity, why did you choose the black fork over the paint matching? I agree that they are great bikes, the new one is due out soon.

This is how mine sits currently. It was built as a...
12-30-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 304
Posted By katsup

I've tried a 700x50c tire on a 2017 Vaya when I...

I've tried a 700x50c tire on a 2017 Vaya when I one. Salsa claimed it could fit up to a 50mm tire. The rear cleared fine, but with the front, the tire hit the fork bridge. This was a steel fork...
12-29-20, 06:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 590
Posted By katsup

Yeah, the covid tax hit the vintage mountain bike...

Yeah, the covid tax hit the vintage mountain bike market hard here. Bikes that I would buy for less than $100 starting going for over $300, and they'd still need work.

Anything that got listed at...
12-29-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 590
Posted By katsup

I've watched the 4 episodes over the last 2 days....

I've watched the 4 episodes over the last 2 days. I found it interesting and thought some spent too much time on the cosmetic only to say that they are selling the bike at the end. The rockhoppers...
Forum: Touring
12-29-20, 01:27 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,051
Posted By katsup

I'm waiting for the poster that lost / broke...

I'm waiting for the poster that lost / broke their thru axle and is trying to find the axle with the correct thread pitch to start / continue their tour.
12-28-20, 10:05 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 5,001
Posted By katsup

I once had a tube failure with the patched tube...

I once had a tube failure with the patched tube in my saddle bag so I now put the patch tube back in the wheel at home, plus I know it's good if it lasts overnight. I've since figured out why the...
12-28-20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,426
Posted By katsup

Yes, sell off what you don't love. Helps if you...

Yes, sell off what you don't love. Helps if you can break that emotional attachment.

Bikes that would of sat till March last year (even in California), are selling in December for close to...
12-28-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,352
Posted By katsup

Your gallery with your photo: ...

Your gallery with your photo:
https://www.bikeforums.net/g/user/531358
Replies: 11
Views: 5,031
Posted By katsup

Look at the year that this thread started.

Look at the year that this thread started.
12-23-20, 12:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,156
Posted By katsup

They exist because people with gravel bikes want...

They exist because people with gravel bikes want to buy "gravel" tires.
Replies: 7
Views: 391
Posted By katsup

The bike has a neat look. If it is in running...

The bike has a neat look. If it is in running condition (no flats, bearings smooth, etc..), I'd start it at $150 and slowly drop to $100 if it doesn't sell.

Bicycle demand caused by covid has...
Replies: 7
Views: 391
Posted By katsup

There are no photos currently in your gallery ...

There are no photos currently in your gallery
https://www.bikeforums.net/g/user/531587
12-22-20, 10:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 232
Posted By katsup

Your wheel link doesn't clearly say it has an...

Your wheel link doesn't clearly say it has an 11sp road freehub. The wheels may also come with one since it says 10-11sp.

To use an XT cassette on a 11sp road freehub, you'll need a 1.85mm...
12-20-20, 11:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,060
Posted By katsup

I'm not cool enough to ride without a dork disk. ...

I'm not cool enough to ride without a dork disk.

As long as they are not yellowed or broken plastic, I use them. If they are properly installed, and the right size, they don't look out of place...
12-18-20, 10:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,792
Posted By katsup

That is a cool story. Perhaps I should expand my...

That is a cool story. Perhaps I should expand my CL searches to include San Diego, even if it's a 3 hour drive. Enjoy!
12-18-20, 09:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,792
Posted By katsup

Awesome!!! You tease us with a story, but don't...

Awesome!!! You tease us with a story, but don't share it.
12-17-20, 02:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,354
Posted By katsup

At the beginning of the year, there were 8 bikes...

At the beginning of the year, there were 8 bikes in my garage (not all C&V). Once covid hit, that number dropped down to 3 very quickly as I only kept the ones I liked the most. Picked up a few...
12-14-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 584
Posted By katsup

I have a pair of the Hope RS4 20Five and like...

I have a pair of the Hope RS4 20Five and like them a lot. They get used mostly for road riding and I chose them over DT Swiss as they came with QR end caps which I needed. I have picked up a few DT...
12-13-20, 10:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 247
Posted By katsup

Look at the used market, you may have to buy and...

Look at the used market, you may have to buy and front and rear though.

You need to know: 700c, Disc and Quick Release. All front disc quick release wheels will have a 100mm hub width. You could...
12-13-20, 12:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 484
Posted By katsup

Which model shifter? I usually take a...

Which model shifter?

I usually take a screwdriver and work the pawls back and forth a number of times to get them moving freely. I then add some grease afterward.
12-12-20, 09:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,021
Posted By katsup

This large bike doesn't appear to be discounted...

This large bike doesn't appear to be discounted due to size:...
12-12-20, 07:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 615
Posted By katsup

Turn the barrel adjuster at the end of the brake...

Turn the barrel adjuster at the end of the brake lever (where the cable exits). You should be turning it counter clockwise, then lock it in place with the washer.

Once you have the lever where...
12-03-20, 10:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,744
Posted By katsup

I didn't see your two Diamondbacks, but the...

I didn't see your two Diamondbacks, but the outlook sounds better.

I looked on CL and the only one that stood out was this Specialized Sportrock for $125. It's not the best bike in terms of...
12-02-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,744
Posted By katsup

Parrotthead, where are you located so we can...

Parrotthead, where are you located so we can assist in looking?

And your budget.
12-02-20, 01:58 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,744
Posted By katsup

Where did I use the word "gimmick"? It is a...

Where did I use the word "gimmick"? It is a marketing term, just like when they use to be called adventure or all road bikes.

I agree, they fill a cycling segment.
12-02-20, 01:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 479
Posted By katsup

I have an alert setup to notify me when the...

I have an alert setup to notify me when the Siskiu T8 is back in stock, but undecided whether I'll order one when it does.

They look like nice bikes at a good price.
12-02-20, 12:54 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,744
Posted By katsup

Then what are these? ...

Then what are these? https://www.cyclingabout.com/best-flat-bar-gravel-bikes-2021/

The term "gravel bike" is just a new way to market bikes and convince people they need one. It can be a flat...
Replies: 6
Views: 497
Posted By katsup

Needs work, $40-$50 as is.

Needs work, $40-$50 as is.
11-28-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,038
Posted By katsup

I agree with you, but most like the latest...

I agree with you, but most like the latest "standard" I don't think there is are any more frames available for the current Fog Cutter anyway.
11-25-20, 10:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 318
Posted By katsup

For $25, in this market, it's worth it. It won't...

For $25, in this market, it's worth it. It won't be a mountain bike that can keep up with your son though. Think of it as a hybrid that can fit fatter tires.

The Alivio components are nothing...
Replies: 9
Views: 608
Posted By katsup

I'd just leave it as is, I don't think it's worth...

I'd just leave it as is, I don't think it's worth hunting for it on a flip. Plus your bike will be ridden, unlikely to be picked up by a collector as it's not high end for it's time.

The Kona...
11-24-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,038
Posted By katsup

I just heard that they are planning to release...

I just heard that they are planning to release photos of the 2021 Fog Cutter in late December.
Replies: 9
Views: 608
Posted By katsup

The fork hurts the value a bit. I'd also say...

The fork hurts the value a bit. I'd also say around $200-$250 in working condition. If it had the rigid fork, maybe $300.

It's missing the special Kona seat post clamp with the cable guide for...
11-23-20, 08:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,351
Posted By katsup

My suggestion is to start by servicing the bikes...

My suggestion is to start by servicing the bikes and listing them. I preferred Craigslist over the others. My theory is that the bikes aren't going to sell if no one knows what you have.

The...
11-23-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 848
Posted By katsup

That is the axle size so you can buy additional...

That is the axle size so you can buy additional thru axles.
11-23-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 848
Posted By katsup

The current model Substance is 12/100mm front and...

The current model Substance is 12/100mm front and 12/142mm rear, I'm assuming yours is the same. The first number is the width of the axle hole, the 2nd is the length between the dropouts.

You'll...
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