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09-26-13, 06:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,484
Posted By Hazen

Thanks for the responses everyone. I did tell the...

Thanks for the responses everyone. I did tell the seller at the time that I was afraid the bike would be too big, regardless of adjustments.

I shouldn't have said the seatpost was seized, but it...
09-25-13, 07:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,484
Posted By Hazen

Another Santana Arriva Question

Hello all fellow Tandem riders.

My wife and I are still questing for our first Tandem. We checked out a used Santana Arriva SE last night that I'm hoping to get some help answering some questions...
08-30-13, 07:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,289
Posted By Hazen

Thanks for the replies. My wife and I went to...

Thanks for the replies. My wife and I went to check it out last night. After putting some air in the tires we took it for a test ride. Rode and shifted really smooth but needed a tune up, and the...
08-29-13, 08:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,289
Posted By Hazen

Help me price this old Schwinn

Hello, all.

I'm new to the whole Tandem thing. My wife and I test rode one at the LBS a couple weeks ago and she feels that she is in love with riding a Tandem. So I told her I would keep an eye...
Forum: Commuting
07-04-13, 05:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,415
Posted By Hazen

How long does it take to break...

How long does it take to break down/pack/reassemble/re-tune a bike like this?
Forum: Commuting
07-04-13, 04:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 741
Posted By Hazen

I run 700 x 35 Panaracer T-Serv w/ Protex and I...

I run 700 x 35 Panaracer T-Serv w/ Protex and I really like them. I have a Salsa Vaya and it is my everybike, including commuting 30mi. round trip a couple times a week. I've been very happy with...
Forum: For Sale
05-14-13, 08:46 AM
Replies: 1,365
Sticky Saddle swap
Views: 343,045
Posted By Hazen

Have: Brooks Imperial Black - New condition. Only...

Have: Brooks Imperial Black - New condition. Only about 100 miles on it.

Want: Brooks Flyer Black in new or better conidition
Forum: Commuting
05-08-13, 06:55 AM
Replies: 15,504
Views: 11,684,140
Posted By Hazen

AsanaCycles, I really like your Hunter. What...

AsanaCycles,

I really like your Hunter. What bars do you have on on there?
Replies: 3
Views: 910
Posted By Hazen

Cannondale Beast of the East 9000? CL appraisal

Would someone mind commenting on this particular bike? Seller wants $500 saying they paid $1000 for it new 10 years ago. I tried to explain I could get a nicer, newer bike for $500 today. I'm trying...
04-30-12, 06:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,288
Posted By Hazen

I have no idea. It is a Cane Creek Interlok...

I have no idea. It is a Cane Creek Interlok spacer, so it fit up in there perfectly. Definitely not something I provided them with.
04-30-12, 04:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,288
Posted By Hazen

UGH. Put it on the stand, removed stem,...

UGH.

Put it on the stand, removed stem, pulled off spacers, pulled out steerer, and there was a 2mm spacer between the race and the lower cup. WTF???? Removed the spacer and voila, problem solved....
04-30-12, 04:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,288
Posted By Hazen

I had the LBS install the headset. Hmmmm.

I had the LBS install the headset. Hmmmm.
04-30-12, 04:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,288
Posted By Hazen

Gap at bottom of headset between seal and bottom cup

Hello,

Just noticed this tonight and it is bugging the crap out of me. I have a Cane Creek 110 threadless headset installed on my Salsa Vaya. There is a noticable, approximately 2mm gap between...
04-25-12, 11:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 421
Posted By Hazen

Well the culprit appears to be that my derailleur...

Well the culprit appears to be that my derailleur is the short cage instead of medium cage like I purchased. Have a medium cage on the way.
04-24-12, 07:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 421
Posted By Hazen

Hm, Park Tools website says there should be 6mm...

Hm, Park Tools website says there should be 6mm between the jockey and the biggest cog. Mine has never been anywhere near that. Maybe a hairs width of space between them. Could my chain be too short?...
04-24-12, 07:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 421
Posted By Hazen

B screw is adjusted all the way in already. I've...

B screw is adjusted all the way in already. I've thought about going to hardware store and getting a longer screw? Or I've read it is possible to put the B screw in from the other side to "extend" it.
04-24-12, 06:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 421
Posted By Hazen

Removed/Replaced Rear Wheel. Now Jockey Cage Scrapes biggest cog.

I'm running SRAM Apex Gruppo with Avid BB7 Roads on my Salsa Vaya. 11-32 in the back and 34/50 up front.

The other night I got a flat on my rear tire, so I removed it from the bike, patched the...
04-09-12, 11:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 548
Posted By Hazen

Can't really compare to any other calipers...

Can't really compare to any other calipers because these were about the only ones I could find that actually had the reach required to work after the conversion to 650B. Maybe it's just that the pads...
04-09-12, 09:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 548
Posted By Hazen

Housing is all new Jagwire Ripcord, and yes the...

Housing is all new Jagwire Ripcord, and yes the Salmons are pretty darn loud. I'm hoping stopping power/noise might get better once the pads get worn in a little. I may end up sacrificing that little...
04-09-12, 08:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 548
Posted By Hazen

Recommend a vintage looking lever with more travel

Hello!

I finally finished my 650b conversion of an '81 Schwinn World Traverl 10 Speed --> 650B 3 speed. For braking I had to go with MAFAC RAIDS, which are adjusted to their full reach. I'm using...
10-03-11, 02:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,460
Posted By Hazen

Great, thank you!

Great, thank you!
10-03-11, 10:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,460
Posted By Hazen

I'm also trying to find a 130 BCD 5 bolt...

I'm also trying to find a 130 BCD 5 bolt chainring guard that would fit the aesthetics of the bike if anyone has some suggestions.
10-02-11, 06:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,460
Posted By Hazen

This is a 27" to 650b conversion, so I had to get...

This is a 27" to 650b conversion, so I had to get extra long reach calipers. I tried Dia-Compe 750s, but they were a hair too short so I broke down and picked up a pair of Mafac "RAID"s off eBay...
10-01-11, 04:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,460
Posted By Hazen

It doesn't. This bike originally came with the...

It doesn't. This bike originally came with the Shimano Positron shifting system and Front Freewheeling crank. When we got this bike I didn't know what I was getting myself into. I had just started...
10-01-11, 06:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,460
Posted By Hazen

That would be great. And yeah, I don't mind using...

That would be great. And yeah, I don't mind using a little tubing to shim them if they are a tad large. That would probably be better for the paint anyhow!
10-01-11, 06:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,460
Posted By Hazen

1) The downtube clamps I have are double cable...

1) The downtube clamps I have are double cable and the chainstays are single cable. I need single cable downtube clamps now.
2) Downtube is 29mm, Chainstay is 21mm & 17mm as measured with cheap...
10-01-11, 05:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,460
Posted By Hazen

Need help tracking down some parts

Hello,

I'm working on a 650b Schwinn World Tourist conversion/transformation for my fiancee. This bike is the women's version step-through frame and came with four black plastic cable clamps which...
09-28-11, 08:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,015
Posted By Hazen

I recently placed an order with Anthony for a set...

I recently placed an order with Anthony for a set of custom 650b Velocity Synergies and a set of cream Grand Bois Hetres tires. Front: Phil Wood; rear: Sturmey-Archer 3 speed. He was very, very...
09-25-11, 11:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 550
Posted By Hazen

Yeah, it is brand new. That's what I was afraid...

Yeah, it is brand new. That's what I was afraid of is that it just didn't get threaded. Not a show ender just annoying. I'll get with S-A and see what they say.
09-25-11, 10:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 550
Posted By Hazen

Sturmey Archer LH Dome Nut?

Working on getting my fiancee's 650b conversion setup. Rear wheel has a Sturmey Archer S-RF3. Everything went on pretty smoothly except I have this dome nut for the left hand rear axle. The thing is...
08-17-11, 01:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,475
Posted By Hazen

Well after dropping by the LBS on my lunch and...

Well after dropping by the LBS on my lunch and talking with the mechanic I made a judgement call. Left the frame there to have the new headset installed but was told that the bike would require new...
08-17-11, 10:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,475
Posted By Hazen

Yes, that's what I want to do. ;-) I want to...

Yes, that's what I want to do. ;-) I want to update the components (not top end, but newer), spread the rear dropouts for a newer IGH, and convert to 650B but girlfriend thinks she wants it with...
08-17-11, 06:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,475
Posted By Hazen

The front freewheel and and bottom bracket have...

The front freewheel and and bottom bracket have already been pulled so no problem there. I plan on keeping the original front freewheel and rear five speed cog w/ derailleurs which all work fine. The...
08-16-11, 07:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,475
Posted By Hazen

'81 Giant made Schwinn World Tourist - Bottom Bracket replacement?

Hello,

Rennovating an '81 Schwinn World Tourist for my girlfriend. Serial number confirms it is Taiwan/Giant in origin. It has the three piece front freewheeling crank. I need to get a new bottom...
08-10-11, 10:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,320
Posted By Hazen

Oh those were taken by the guys who did the...

Oh those were taken by the guys who did the powder coating for us. Our grass is burnt to a crisp right now LOL.
08-10-11, 09:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,320
Posted By Hazen

Yes, I need one for the front and two for the...

Yes, I need one for the front and two for the rear. Sent you an email.
08-10-11, 09:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,320
Posted By Hazen

Here are pics of our fenders to give you a better...

Here are pics of our fenders to give you a better idea.

http://a1.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/262492_10150323344044919_185783299918_9426023_3854156_n.jpg
...
08-10-11, 09:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,320
Posted By Hazen

Those a prefect; exactly what I need! I really...

Those a prefect; exactly what I need! I really appreciate your help!
08-10-11, 09:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,320
Posted By Hazen

Well we would like to keep the old fenders since...

Well we would like to keep the old fenders since we already had them powder coated. The original fender stays are functional but they're just never going to clean up nice and shiny again. At least...
08-10-11, 09:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,320
Posted By Hazen

Replacement fender brace for 27" Schwinn

Hey guys,

I'm working on a renovation project for my fiancee. We're customizing a Schwinn World Tourist step through. Just had it powder coated and it looks great. It came with fenders with chrome...
06-17-11, 06:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,055
Posted By Hazen

Thanks for the replies. shipwreck, which...

Thanks for the replies.

shipwreck, which thumb shifters did you use? Is it possible to use normal shifter cables with the stock derailleurs if all I change is the shifters?
06-16-11, 11:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,055
Posted By Hazen

Question on 1980 Schwinn World Tourist restore

Hello,

I recently purchased a 1980 Schwinn World Tourist off CraigsList. My girlfriend wanted a vintage style comfort bike and she liked this one. It is in OK shape. I've never tried restoring a...
05-26-11, 12:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By Hazen

I recently moved to an area that is a little more...

I recently moved to an area that is a little more bike friendly I feel. My girlfriend wanted to get a bike to ride so I wanted one to go with her but wanted something nicer than a Walmart bike. Now...
05-26-11, 07:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By Hazen

Thanks for the input. Anything worth upgrading...

Thanks for the input. Anything worth upgrading here? I'm thinking of maybe converting to a hybird with slicks and keeping it rigid. The teeth on the front cranks are a little bent and the brakes are...
05-24-11, 11:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By Hazen

Help me identify this Rockhopper.

I used to have a 2009 Trek 7.3FX but sold it after a while because I wasn't riding it. I recently picked up this Rockhopper off CL for $150 (may have overpaid?). I need help identifying the model...
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