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05-23-22, 11:18 AM
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Posted By Synack42

an upgraded Mongoose Hotshot of all things...

Just thought I'd share this build for fun... I picked this bike up last winter for $10, purely for grins and giggles. Wheelset, BB, headset and pretty much everything was toast. Honestly the frame...
05-22-22, 10:35 AM
Replies: 26,115
Views: 3,638,305
Posted By gster

I think you need to figure out how much...

I think you need to figure out how much time/energy and money you want to commit to this project.
In the end you may find that it's cheaper/less frustrating to buy another bike that suits your needs...
05-17-22, 12:14 PM
Replies: 26,115
Views: 3,638,305
Posted By swampyankee2

You 3 Speeders know how to ride with style! ...

You 3 Speeders know how to ride with style!
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05-16-22, 04:27 PM
Replies: 26,115
Views: 3,638,305
Posted By bikamper

I had to miss it this year, but are you sure it...

I had to miss it this year, but are you sure it was trading notes and not trading flasks at the top of Bay City Hill. ;)
05-16-22, 12:30 PM
Replies: 26,115
Views: 3,638,305
Posted By Salubrious

I struggleed with the idea of the bead not seated...

I struggleed with the idea of the bead not seated correctly but on several wheels the same part of the tire did the same thing. Definitely deformed.


The weather was great. The trilliums were out...
05-16-22, 07:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 195
Posted By Digger Goreman

I absolutely LOVE my '95 800 Sport and have been...

I absolutely LOVE my '95 800 Sport and have been cycling and commuting on it since Dec 2013.
...
05-13-22, 06:06 PM
Replies: 2,054
Views: 711,591
Posted By t2p

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My wife's FX 7.5

can't recall the year - 2006 ?...
05-13-22, 07:06 AM
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Posted By gster

26 x 1 3/8 tires are getting hard to find at a...

26 x 1 3/8 tires are getting hard to find at a reasonable price.
05-11-22, 08:16 PM
Replies: 14,683
Views: 3,519,788
Posted By brandenjs

Wow! Why are people in the mood to throw away...

Wow! Why are people in the mood to throw away Trek 1000's lately? Picked this one up in a similar fashion. Needs a little work, but will be back on the road soon. ...
05-07-22, 07:53 AM
Replies: 2,054
Views: 711,591
Posted By endless mtn

I bought a 2022 FX4 about a month ago. It's a...

I bought a 2022 FX4 about a month ago. It's a great bike. This is my first 1x bike and I like it for the rail-trail type riding that I mostly do these days. I'm glad I got the 2022 version even...
05-06-22, 05:53 AM
Replies: 26,115
Views: 3,638,305
Posted By swampyankee2

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BMW called it Havana Gold. I called it business suit brown.
05-05-22, 10:17 PM
Replies: 26,115
Views: 3,638,305
Posted By gna

Raleigh Sports for My Daughter

I'm getting this Raleigh ready for my daughter. She's outgrown her Space Rider and a Dunelt. She likes coaster brakes, so I got an AWC (ii) hub and a dynohub and laced them to Sun CR-18s. Creme...
05-03-22, 07:27 PM
Replies: 7,736
Views: 2,671,230
Posted By ColonelSanders

I really like that colour, but now I am craving a...

I really like that colour, but now I am craving a cup of coffee. :thumb:
05-03-22, 01:02 PM
Replies: 7,736
Views: 2,671,230
Posted By Thessalos

Here is an English brand the ''Planet X'' and the...

Here is an English brand the ''Planet X'' and the model is Kaffenback II.
Chromoly steel frame and fork
1x10 groupset tiagra
Dt swiss p1800 sp line DB 32mm wheels
continental gator skin 28mm ...
05-02-22, 11:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 991
Posted By jaxgtr

I bought my wife the Sport 4 last year and put...

I bought my wife the Sport 4 last year and put some Pro 37's on them. Not really for the aero aspect, but for weight and I got a great deal on them, so why not. My wife is not speed demon riding,...
05-01-22, 05:24 PM
Replies: 2,054
Views: 711,591
Posted By Chickenwings

Hey Brown welcome to the forums! I'm new here...

Hey Brown welcome to the forums! I'm new here too but I'm ALMOST a year old! Guessing by your post cycling is new for you (too) and though you might THINK you don't need more gears or use the front...
04-28-22, 01:53 AM
Replies: 7,736
Views: 2,671,230
Posted By ColonelSanders

Such a nicely shaped frameset and colour. :love:

Such a nicely shaped frameset and colour. :love:
04-26-22, 09:58 AM
04-24-22, 09:48 PM
Replies: 26,115
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Posted By browngw

Good advice! I'm finding it much easier to let go...

Good advice! I'm finding it much easier to let go these days it seems. I sold many of my "extra" bikes during the last couple of years as they were in high demand. A gentleman who had seen my DL1...
04-24-22, 03:50 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,305
Posted By J-Shooter

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04-24-22, 03:46 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,305
Posted By J-Shooter

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04-23-22, 11:06 PM
Replies: 2,054
Views: 711,591
Posted By ColonelSanders

That Dura Ace crank looks right at home on that...

That Dura Ace crank looks right at home on that bike too.
04-23-22, 02:22 PM
Replies: 2,054
Views: 711,591
Posted By Chickenwings

Gorgeous!

Gorgeous!
04-23-22, 01:59 PM
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Views: 711,591
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

2014 Trek FX 7.3 in Black Titanite (metallic)....

2014 Trek FX 7.3 in Black Titanite (metallic). 25" / XL size.

Original frame, fork, headset, and spacers. Stock V-brakes with Kool Stop Thinline pads. Dura-Ace 9000 shifters, derailleurs,...
04-23-22, 01:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 984
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

Some other relevant details for those curious...

Some other relevant details for those curious about tire clearances with the given pressures (+/- a psi or two) among other things:

Rear seat stay clearance. Not a lot of room--about 4.5mm average...
04-21-22, 06:54 AM
Replies: 7,736
Views: 2,671,230
Posted By Cornchips

Not mine, but took this out for a spin while I...

Not mine, but took this out for a spin while I was getting my car serviced today (I crossed over to the dark-side during lockdown). A good old fashioned 90s MTB (that might actually be early 2000s) -...
04-19-22, 07:48 AM
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Views: 3,638,305
Posted By gster

The forks appear to be slightly pushed in....

The forks appear to be slightly pushed in....
04-18-22, 01:10 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,305
Posted By stormy_ll

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04-15-22, 10:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 991
Posted By jaxgtr

Ordered the Sport 5 in Blue today, delivery...

Ordered the Sport 5 in Blue today, delivery estimated Jan 30th 2023
04-14-22, 01:43 PM
Replies: 2,054
Views: 711,591
Posted By rumrunn6

interesting story! I bought it from a guy who...

interesting story! I bought it from a guy who thought cycling would be his new diet. but then he said his wife got pregnant & his plans changed. he said he only rode it a handful of times. it was...
04-13-22, 12:50 PM
Replies: 2,054
Views: 711,591
Posted By raymellott

That specific 7.0 you have pictured was my first...

That specific 7.0 you have pictured was my first bike - after not riding for my entire adult life until my retirement. Bought it new, not knowing anything current or relevant about current bike...
04-12-22, 08:53 AM
Replies: 2,054
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Posted By rumrunn6

these newer models sure are pretty. since I...

these newer models sure are pretty. since I wrecked on my MTB in February, lately, I've been using a road bike & this older 7.0 Alpha. got a new pic of it last night...
04-09-22, 10:47 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,305
Posted By Ged117

My '75 or '76 Peugeot A0-8 fixed-gear, 46x17...

My '75 or '76 Peugeot A0-8 fixed-gear, 46x17 works nicely around here. The bars are '50s French (I wanted more narrow upright bars for going hands forward/climbing) from eBay and the grips are...
04-08-22, 09:43 PM
Replies: 2,054
Views: 711,591
Posted By Causual_Cyclist

Sure! I don't really have all that many pictures,...

Sure! I don't really have all that many pictures, but here are a few from my gallery...
04-08-22, 08:39 AM
Replies: 2,054
Views: 711,591
Posted By Causual_Cyclist

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04-04-22, 05:31 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,305
Posted By IAmSam

Beachy ridin' :D ...

Beachy ridin' :D


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04-03-22, 02:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 984
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

One of the attractive quality of hybrid bikes, to...

One of the attractive quality of hybrid bikes, to me, is their generous tire and fender clearance. Vintage bikes vary in tire size 'capability', even among touring bikes, which one would hope would...
04-03-22, 01:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 984
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

Trek FX 7.3 - Drop Bar Conversion, Max Tire Width, and Other Exploration

Hi everyone,

I normally amble around the Classic & Vintage section due in large part to my introduction and continuation of "grown up bikes" by way of now-vintage bikes (primarily of the '80s...
04-02-22, 08:16 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,305
Posted By geomiko

Another Steamroller build for your consideration:...

Another Steamroller build for your consideration:

Nice 27 mile ride along the shore yesterday.

Decal real estate seems to diminish with each post.
...
04-01-22, 02:47 AM
Replies: 7,736
Views: 2,671,230
Posted By Chrisyang

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03-31-22, 10:12 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 49,064
Posted By DorkDisk

U-brakes under the chainstays look sleeker, were...

U-brakes under the chainstays look sleeker, were bolted to beefier chainstays, and had the weight down lower; in reality, it made working on that brake a nightmare due to their location. One had the...
03-31-22, 08:19 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 49,064
Posted By rumrunn6

nice job w/ the fenders. I dig all the clearance!

nice job w/ the fenders. I dig all the clearance!
03-31-22, 06:45 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 49,064
Posted By DorkDisk

Love those old GTs. A small observation, if I...

Love those old GTs. A small observation, if I may; '92 was the last year of U-brakes on GT's. Your's is likely a '92
03-29-22, 12:30 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 4,393
Posted By WhyFi

Terry has a lot of cool videos and has trailed a...

Terry has a lot of cool videos and has trailed a lot of great riders, but this dude is the worst - he rides like an obnoxious asshat. Probably one of my favorites is Ana in Mexico City -
...
03-29-22, 07:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 883
Posted By ridethecliche

New to me SS cross bike for city living!

Howdy folks!

I'm going to be living in Philly full time starting in July and wanted to get back to using a bike to commute full time. I bought a used ss cross bike to get clearance for wider tires...
03-28-22, 09:43 AM
Replies: 7,736
Views: 2,671,230
Posted By ozzyski

Absolute awesome conversion

Absolute awesome conversion
03-27-22, 06:47 PM
Replies: 7,736
Views: 2,671,230
Posted By mtmann

Univega Via Carisma Singlespeed conversion

Just finished this and took it out for a test ride today. So Fun!
Pics in my Flickr album here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/8199310@N04/albums/72177720297673259

before and after pics below.

...
03-27-22, 05:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 729
Posted By freeranger

Don't think a hybrid with front susp. will suit...

Don't think a hybrid with front susp. will suit you for rocks, roots, and off road trails. Might be ok for rail-trails, but the front susp forks on hybrids are not known to be adequate for trail...
Forum: Touring
03-27-22, 03:52 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,154
Posted By jeneralist

You might be overthinking this. I started touring...

You might be overthinking this. I started touring on a hybrid bike -- Cannondale Adventure 400, set up with front and rear pannier.

...
03-24-22, 06:26 AM
Replies: 7,736
Views: 2,671,230
Posted By hokiefyd

Preach on that. I just love that blue colorway on...

Preach on that. I just love that blue colorway on eatontkd 's 7.5 FX.
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