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10-31-11, 07:20 AM
Replies: 3,535
Views: 1,199,058
Posted By Peacob

rb-021 > all

rb-021 > all
Replies: 18
Views: 3,620
Posted By Peacob

Well, if you think about it, any NOS vintage...

Well, if you think about it, any NOS vintage frame thats on the bigger side is probably NOS because that size didnt particularly "sell out" at whatever store or warehouse it was at.
09-20-11, 07:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,287
Posted By Peacob

I sit on 3 acres in Troy (suburb of michigan) and...

I sit on 3 acres in Troy (suburb of michigan) and thats unheard of for my city. Back yard is open for the first half or so acre, and then it gets wooded for the rest... We have a fire trail at the...
Forum: Great Lakes
09-20-11, 06:06 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,817
Posted By Peacob

Awesome! Love the camp site too

Awesome! Love the camp site too
Forum: Great Lakes
09-19-11, 07:20 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,817
Posted By Peacob

I couldnt agree more, clinton river/ macomb...

I couldnt agree more, clinton river/ macomb orchard trail is a great trail for just about anyone

I ride it atleast twice a week.
Replies: 4
Views: 6,815
Posted By Peacob

Price is outrageously high.

Price is outrageously high.
09-15-11, 06:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,103
Posted By Peacob

Cool

Cool
Replies: 5
Views: 692
Posted By Peacob

TTS was bianchi's proprietary tube-set at that...

TTS was bianchi's proprietary tube-set at that time. Its not going to be on par with columbus SL/SLX/Chromor, however, it might be just under columbus GARA or AELLE, which would make it a middle-end...
Replies: 15
Views: 3,946
Posted By Peacob

Uh... that'd be the OP... that time of month? ...

Uh... that'd be the OP... that time of month?

OP - I too think it should fit you...

If anything, buy a frame that fits you, put this frame in storage as sentimental value, and use the...
Replies: 2
Views: 351
Posted By Peacob

make the ad, post a picture, post the info on it...

make the ad, post a picture, post the info on it (such as components ect). Thats about it.

If its the recumbent type bike, i'm going to say 200$ or less. Not many people looking for those types of...
09-11-11, 02:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 967
Posted By Peacob

What are your reasons for getting a CF fork?

What are your reasons for getting a CF fork?
09-11-11, 09:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,103
Posted By Peacob

Almost cant get through the video the announcers...

Almost cant get through the video the announcers are so damn annoying
Replies: 3
Views: 449
Posted By Peacob

my thoughts exactly... seems really odd how...

my thoughts exactly... seems really odd how low-end it is for pinarello. Guy is asking 450$ for it too, i knew it was a little high as soon as he sent the pictures, but now i dont even know if i'd...
Replies: 5
Views: 18,403
Posted By Peacob

I'd pass.

I'd pass.
Replies: 3
Views: 449
Posted By Peacob

Tell me about this pinarello...

Guy sent me these pictures.. I can usually tell how much something is worth, but pinarello's are not my forte, and i just simply dont know what year or what components are on it. I'm going to ask...
09-07-11, 04:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 781
Posted By Peacob

Meh, if you can get it for around 100-140 then...

Meh, if you can get it for around 100-140 then i'd say its an okay purchase. Dont really know anything about KTM.

Anything over 200 is simply not worth it, no matter what the circumstances are. (...
09-07-11, 07:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 847
Posted By Peacob

Looks nice, but what is going on with that seat...

Looks nice, but what is going on with that seat position?
09-07-11, 06:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,143
Posted By Peacob

You've never had anyone talking in normal...

You've never had anyone talking in normal discussion use the word "crazy" as to describe a situation of normal events? You literally sound like a religious freak hearing their first swear word.

I...
Replies: 11
Views: 658
Posted By Peacob

Honestly, i'd probably just buy the panasonic and...

Honestly, i'd probably just buy the panasonic and save the money. If you want to upgrade the panasonic down the road you can, but first you should atleast get some miles in before you spend more than...
Replies: 11
Views: 658
Posted By Peacob

Buy buy buy. Great midrange bike

Buy buy buy. Great midrange bike
Replies: 10
Views: 630
Posted By Peacob

But again, we're talking about a bike that was...

But again, we're talking about a bike that was worth less than 150$ before the crash... The bike needs to be atleast worth $400 to even make an insurance claim worthwhile, in my opinion at least.
09-06-11, 11:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 666
Posted By Peacob

I'm pretty sure a person asking this type of...

I'm pretty sure a person asking this type of question isnt about to drop 3grand on a bike. Especially when said person has no idea what kind of bike they want for the type of riding they want to do....
09-06-11, 10:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 395
Posted By Peacob

Should be perfectly fine... Adjusting the...

Should be perfectly fine... Adjusting the seatpost height and getting a longer stem can improve the fit. However, i'm doubting you will have any problems with just moving the seat a little higher.
09-06-11, 10:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 666
Posted By Peacob

I dont see the point in getting a bike with an...

I dont see the point in getting a bike with an agressive geometry like a MTB if you're just riding dirt and gravel roads... If thats all i'm doing, then i'd choose a hybrid style for comfort all...
Replies: 10
Views: 630
Posted By Peacob

Looks like a low to midrange schwinn. Cottered...

Looks like a low to midrange schwinn. Cottered cranks and lower end suntour components... Honestly, its not even worth dealing with the insurance company on this.. the bike was worth around 150 tops...
09-05-11, 10:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,143
Posted By Peacob

By telling a person ASKING for advice, not to buy...

By telling a person ASKING for advice, not to buy a 400$ bike for her kid going to college, i was being disrespectful? Have you lost your mind?
09-05-11, 03:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,143
Posted By Peacob

You are way too sensitive if you think my comment...

You are way too sensitive if you think my comment is rude. How am i not being positive... i'm telling it like it is.. I've done the college gig at MSU and watched many bikes get stolen. OP asked for...
09-05-11, 12:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,780
Posted By Peacob

I went to state, hell, not even finished yet,...

I went to state, hell, not even finished yet, taking the year off and going back up hopefully in jan. Lived in chandlers crossing last year, 200 block Bailey street (taco bell) the year before, and...
09-05-11, 09:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,143
Posted By Peacob

You guys are absolutely crazy if you think buying...

You guys are absolutely crazy if you think buying a 400+ $ bike for someone about to live in the dorms on a college campus is a good idea.
Replies: 8
Views: 4,947
Posted By Peacob

Wait, you really bought that? How much did you...

Wait, you really bought that? How much did you pay? Please tell me not over 125
09-04-11, 09:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,143
Posted By Peacob

Honestly, like i tell all mothers and fathers...

Honestly, like i tell all mothers and fathers that walk into my store saying they need a bike for their son or daughter for college.... Go on craigslist. I dont care what college she is going too,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-11, 09:42 PM
Replies: 2,190
Views: 519,942
Posted By Peacob

http://img7.imageshack.us/img7/4692/img0322ei.jpg...

http://img7.imageshack.us/img7/4692/img0322ei.jpg
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09-04-11, 08:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,356
Posted By Peacob

you are helpless.

you are helpless.
Replies: 11
Views: 708
Posted By Peacob

damn, i want that miyata 1000

damn, i want that miyata 1000
09-03-11, 02:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,356
Posted By Peacob

^ Do that and then get back to us

^ Do that and then get back to us
09-02-11, 03:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,356
Posted By Peacob

honestly, i was going by looks alone. One picture...

honestly, i was going by looks alone. One picture of each isnt going to help us solve anything for you. Its really about whether or not it fits you. So you really gotta go give them both a ride and...
Replies: 12
Views: 5,826
Posted By Peacob

Looks like an okay pickup for the money. The...

Looks like an okay pickup for the money. The exage components and what looks like a biopace crank is lower-middle-end stuff.. parts hierarchy as follows.

Early 1990s (1990-1992) Shimano lineup...
09-01-11, 07:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,553
Posted By Peacob

Raise that seat and put some miles on it before...

Raise that seat and put some miles on it before you ask questions ;)
09-01-11, 06:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 867
Posted By Peacob

Great, thanks guys. I think i'm going to...

Great, thanks guys.

I think i'm going to take my chances and try it anyway... warning or nor warning, if the fork snaps and i get hurt, i know i'm not going to try and sue anyone.

wvridgerider...
08-31-11, 10:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 867
Posted By Peacob

Fox RL series 26" fork... can it do 650b?

Aside from me getting out my tape measurer, getting the specs and figuring it out myself... i decided to ask first.

Anyone know?
08-31-11, 07:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 401
Posted By Peacob

Do you actually post something worthwhile, or...

Do you actually post something worthwhile, or just one-liners? Telling him make sure its a 29er and not providing any reason why is just stupid
08-30-11, 11:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 401
Posted By Peacob

both (the konas) are more than suitable for entry...

both (the konas) are more than suitable for entry level mountain biking, and are a good start especially if you think you're going to want to upgrade the components down the line. Honestly, i'd see...
08-30-11, 08:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 409
Posted By Peacob

Nice! I have an Epic "test bike". I work at the...

Nice! I have an Epic "test bike". I work at the bike store that i got it from, so i got it for dirt cheap. Upgrading the stem/seatpost/bars is first on my list of things to do.
...
08-30-11, 07:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 337
Posted By Peacob

It should be fine, if you're looking for that...

It should be fine, if you're looking for that extra something to help you fall in love with it again, find some used bars/stem/seatpost/fork (any of the four, or all four) on ebay or craigslist and...
08-30-11, 07:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,356
Posted By Peacob

Jackal.

Jackal.
08-29-11, 09:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 363
Posted By Peacob

with that price range... used is your best bet....

with that price range... used is your best bet. You'll definitely get the most for your money.
08-26-11, 08:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,811
Posted By Peacob

Disc brakes will naturally slightly rub. As long...

Disc brakes will naturally slightly rub. As long as you can lift the front wheel and spin it by hand so that it goes around a few rotations then its fine... if it almost instantly stops spinning,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-11, 12:56 PM
Replies: 27,169
Views: 17,707,224
Posted By Peacob

86/87 Cinelli Pro Advantage, really no need for a...

86/87 Cinelli Pro Advantage, really no need for a newer road bike
08-26-11, 11:14 AM
Replies: 3,217
Views: 1,525,945
Posted By Peacob

^^ Looks a lot nicer, Like the color a lot too!...

^^ Looks a lot nicer, Like the color a lot too! ^^

skewers/seatpost/stem/bars all replaced with carbon

http://img191.imageshack.us/img191/7711/img0391qdd.jpg...
08-26-11, 08:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 484
Posted By Peacob

wait wait, a 250$ jeep bike, OR an $8 grand trek?...

wait wait, a 250$ jeep bike, OR an $8 grand trek?

There has to be an error in there somewhere.

I'm going to assume you are in the 200-300$ range and that the JEEP bike is realistically what...
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