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09-29-18, 02:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 469
Posted By bikeclub

Yes

I had a 2010 Kona Unit running 27.5 x 2.8(?), I think.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-18, 01:19 PM
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-26-18, 09:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 737
Posted By bikeclub

Yes, a good price for a nice design that they...

Yes, a good price for a nice design that they dont make anymore.
04-02-18, 04:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 748
Posted By bikeclub

Id also be interested in the answers.

Id also be interested in the answers.
11-20-17, 05:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 836
Posted By bikeclub

Good for both of you.

Good for both of you.
Forum: Commuting
11-19-17, 06:07 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,514
Posted By bikeclub

Looks good!

Looks good!
11-18-17, 12:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,588
Posted By bikeclub

Since a bike of that era is probably steel, you...

Since a bike of that era is probably steel, you could cold-set (i.e. bend) the frame to fit a modern 135 hub quite easily.

http://sheldonbrown.com/frame-spacing.html
11-14-17, 07:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,951
Posted By bikeclub

The right level of lighting

To be safe which also means not blinding drivers or other riders I like to wear and put on my bike lots of reflective surfaces. While the standard Scotchgard stickers are bright, they cant be...
07-14-17, 06:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,687
Posted By bikeclub

1991 Trek technical manual

Look at the 1991 Trek technical manual at: http://vintage-trek.com/trek-fisher-klein-lemond.htm.

I have the same model, bought it for the lugged frame. Just has one dent that I need to work out,...
05-25-17, 02:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,480
Posted By bikeclub

Nice! Good steel, easily upgradable, good...

Nice! Good steel, easily upgradable, good geometry, especially tire clearance. I have a Trek Singletrack from the same year and love the silent clutch also.
05-13-17, 04:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 603
Posted By bikeclub

Or you could actually ride them once in awhile....

Or you could actually ride them once in awhile....
04-23-17, 04:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,254
Posted By bikeclub

Agreed: not that big a deal.

I agree with you!

The Nashbar trekking bar is $20 and their mountain stem with the appropriate 25.4 clamp is $15, and both go 25% off regularly. You get Microshift thumb shifters for Shimano...
02-27-17, 05:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 582
Posted By bikeclub

+1 on answers for just getting a new Nitto stem,...

+1 on answers for just getting a new Nitto stem, which can be had for less than $40 if you search and give up the Dynamic model finish (then $75 or so).
02-19-17, 07:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 633
Posted By bikeclub

I have a 2015 (14?) Century Sport Disc and like...

I have a 2015 (14?) Century Sport Disc and like it quite a bit.
02-11-17, 06:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,319
Posted By bikeclub

That's a cool-looking conversion. Have you...

That's a cool-looking conversion. Have you considered putting fenders on?
01-21-17, 10:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,730
Posted By bikeclub

As I mentioned earlier today: Plus this...

As I mentioned earlier today:


Plus this comment:


This got me thinking about a suggestion to consider a Surly Disc Trucker touring fork. I found this an interesting idea, since the front...
Forum: Commuting
01-21-17, 08:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,882
Posted By bikeclub

They're selling these as NOS stock right now on...

They're selling these as NOS stock right now on eBay, so I picked one up. Looking forward to building it up, maybe as an all-road bicycle: I'm not that fussy about weight, I like 26" wheels with very...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-18-16, 04:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 918
Posted By bikeclub

They do fit my Diamondback Century Sport,...

They do fit my Diamondback Century Sport, although with the 25mm tires and carbon fork, there's maybe 2-3 mm clearance tops out of the original 6 or so, so bits of grit and dirt can lead to noisy...
Forum: Touring
12-11-16, 02:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 990
Posted By bikeclub

Hey, I'm doing a similar project with an old Trek...

Hey, I'm doing a similar project with an old Trek MTB frame, planning to put on the exact same set of tires.

Fender sizing definitely does not seem to be an exact science, but I'm not sure if I...
Replies: 20
Views: 11,446
Posted By bikeclub

I agree with this. Like much of the vintage MTB...

I agree with this. Like much of the vintage MTB drop bar thread, I'm building an old, large size MTB into a tourer.

I'm working with Treks that have similar geometry to their touring models, but...
Forum: Introductions
11-29-16, 07:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 555
Posted By bikeclub

Welcome! I grew up riding all over Western...

Welcome! I grew up riding all over Western Massachusetts and I think it's a great place.
11-18-16, 05:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,895
Posted By bikeclub

Bike Friday builds folding bikes, including a MTB...

Bike Friday builds folding bikes, including a MTB version with 20" wheels called the Pocket Llama.
11-17-16, 05:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,409
Posted By bikeclub

I also think the price is just a bit high,...

I also think the price is just a bit high, depending on condition: it would have to be in very good condition and fit for me to buy it for myself

I bought the exact same bike (1993 Trek Multitrack...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-10-16, 04:55 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,126
Posted By bikeclub

I like the speedy folding and ride of my Tikit,...

I like the speedy folding and ride of my Tikit, which when I think about it, are the only two things I need it to do well. Also, modifications and maintenance are fairly easy with standard parts.
11-08-16, 06:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 781
Posted By bikeclub

Good memory or noticing, oddjob2! I still...

Good memory or noticing, oddjob2!

I still have it. It is too small for me to ride but too nice to get rid of, so a swap would be good way to transfer my like of it to something else.
11-02-16, 03:19 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,503
Posted By bikeclub

Given to the ongoing discussion on this thread,...

Given to the ongoing discussion on this thread, will oxalic acid remove the rust inside the tubes?
11-01-16, 06:35 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,503
Posted By bikeclub

I'm also working on a number of old Trek frames...

I'm also working on a number of old Trek frames that are not particularly valuable, but since they're already stripped down, I want to rustproof them just to make them last as long as possible. Here...
10-30-16, 04:28 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 14,553
Posted By bikeclub

There's a review of the Soma Wolverine in Bicycle...

There's a review of the Soma Wolverine in Bicycle Quarterly, and I think, Bicycle Times. I've seen a couple around Boston and they're very pretty in the pumpkin orange.



How about the...
10-29-16, 01:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 839
Posted By bikeclub

Dear all, thanks for the swift advice. I bought a...

Dear all, thanks for the swift advice. I bought a tie rod separator for $10.63, did what you all suggested, and had the crank off two minutes later.
10-27-16, 07:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 839
Posted By bikeclub

Removing stripped crank frozen onto bottom bracket spindle

So, I've pretty much failed completely to take this crappy crankset off, which is frozen on to the square taper of the bottom bracket.

First, it stripped when I put in the crank arm extractor....
Replies: 57
Views: 42,657
Posted By bikeclub

Found a 1996 Trek 930 in decent shape for $50!

Found a 1996 Trek 930 in decent shape for $50!
10-16-16, 04:11 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,737
Posted By bikeclub

Really nice re-re-re-build.

Really nice re-re-re-build.
10-13-16, 06:58 PM
Replies: 1,825
Views: 470,773
Posted By bikeclub

1995 Trek 930, 18"

I have a 1995 Trek 930 frame and fork that is too sadly small for me.

Frame is True Temper OX with TIG welded joints with a 18" seat tube c-c, 22" top tube c-c. You can see the complete specs at...
10-03-16, 07:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,960
Posted By bikeclub

Sorry, I missed the three days a week part....

Sorry, I missed the three days a week part. That's why I shouldn't reply to any email before morning coffee.
10-03-16, 04:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,960
Posted By bikeclub

I don't know anything about training, really, but...

I don't know anything about training, really, but 32 miles divided by 6 hours is about 5.3 mph, which seems kind of slow (no offense!). Maybe your commute is either further or shorter than you think.
10-02-16, 07:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,304
Posted By bikeclub

After surgery report

This thread was particularly helpful this spring, so I'd like to report back on my (successful!) hip replacement surgery.

I'm actually in my early 40s, but had an arthroscopic surgery about 7-8...
Forum: Commuting
08-12-16, 04:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,868
Posted By bikeclub

I just posted on this thread last week about a...

I just posted on this thread last week about a bike that I recently built (http://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/828426-show-your-vintage-mtb-drop-bar-conversions-209.html#post18954700) with a...
08-06-16, 05:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,055
Posted By bikeclub

Hi, I also just finished my first single speed...

Hi, I also just finished my first single speed build this week, described elsewhere on BF (here (http://www.bikeforums.net/18954700-post5212.html)), so here are some thoughts, take them as you will....
08-03-16, 12:48 PM
Replies: 6,492
Views: 1,906,723
Posted By bikeclub

The MTB version of the Casey's Crazy Bar is on...

The MTB version of the Casey's Crazy Bar is on special right now at Velo-Orange (http://store.velo-orange.com/index.php/velo-specials).
08-03-16, 12:40 PM
Replies: 6,492
Views: 1,906,723
Posted By bikeclub

My year 720 has straight-gauge chromoly...

My year 720 has straight-gauge chromoly throughout, hence my joking about solid tubes, and the 700 has high-tensile steel stays and fork.
08-03-16, 12:39 PM
Replies: 6,492
Views: 1,906,723
Posted By bikeclub

I just finished a 30-mile ride mostly on pavement...

I just finished a 30-mile ride mostly on pavement and some gravel, in the city and on bike paths, and yesterday I probably did about 10 miles on pavement, gravel and some single track. My feeling...
08-03-16, 08:28 AM
Replies: 6,492
Views: 1,906,723
Posted By bikeclub

Hopefully the pictures are fixed for you and...

Hopefully the pictures are fixed for you and everyone else now. I basically had the same idea once I got it: I decided to live with the heaviness as long as it fit and it was sturdy enough to ride...
08-03-16, 08:02 AM
Replies: 6,492
Views: 1,906,723
Posted By bikeclub

I'm (sadly) aware that there's no comparison in...

I'm (sadly) aware that there's no comparison in quality, I was just interested in trying out the geometry, which I think I did compare once and found them to be identical or similar, I can't...
08-02-16, 08:06 AM
Replies: 6,492
Views: 1,906,723
Posted By bikeclub

Hybrid Everything

Somewhat inspired by this thread, here's my "new" hybrid for kicking around on. It's a 1993 Trek Multitrack 720 that I got off of Craigslist. I was psyched about the extremely clean frame, and it has...
07-22-16, 07:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,261
Posted By bikeclub

Very pretty and fun-looking.

Very pretty and fun-looking.
Replies: 11
Views: 619
Posted By bikeclub

Nice lot! If you don't mind me asking, where did...

Nice lot! If you don't mind me asking, where did you find it?
Forum: Commuting
07-15-16, 04:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,016
Posted By bikeclub

Rivendell now has 55 mm width SKS fenders, I...

Rivendell now has 55 mm width SKS fenders, I believe.
07-15-16, 03:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 596
Posted By bikeclub

Thanks for asking this question, I have the same...

Thanks for asking this question, I have the same one (because I also can't afford a breakaway frame).

I've been reading the bicycle quarterly issues from last year that describe how to "Rinko" a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-11-16, 06:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,279
Posted By bikeclub

Easy to park inside at whatever destination.

Easy to park inside at whatever destination.
Forum: Touring
06-18-16, 08:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,141
Posted By bikeclub

Oh gee, I have the same problem! Now that I've...

Oh gee, I have the same problem! Now that I've learned how to put everything together a bit more, even if it is a small fix, I am still rather reluctant to tear everything apart just to get it dialed...
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