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09-03-21, 01:55 PM
Replies: 7,192
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Posted By orbeamike

Rescued this from a dumpster and kept it over 70%...

Rescued this from a dumpster and kept it over 70% original, it is now my dedicated winter rig/ errand runner. I even sold my touring bike in favor of keeping this....
08-11-21, 01:53 AM
Replies: 7,192
Views: 2,875,713
Posted By JAG1

2001 GT ZR 3.0 Belgium Lotto Adecco MTB gearing conversionion

2001 GT ZR 3.0

1st post so no images allowed...

Conversion:

Shimano Altus M2000 9-speed Triple Crankset 40-30-22T microShift R9


microShift SB-R493-L Drop Bar Shimano compatible left...
07-09-21, 12:26 AM
Replies: 7,192
Views: 2,875,713
Posted By craig_dahlke

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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late 80s wisconsin steel
03-31-21, 08:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By Edward1066

Check to make sure the chrome plastic bushing is...

Check to make sure the chrome plastic bushing is installed correctly. After a handlebar swap once, mine would index 123, go friction 456, and then index the last three. Correct orientation of that...
03-31-21, 07:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Welcome to the future of things. The bike...

Welcome to the future of things. The bike industry has been tipping toward this model for decades. IMO the biggie motivation is us, the consumer. We eat up "newest and bestest" stuff and discount the...
03-17-21, 12:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,122
Posted By 5teve

The Salsa Vaya has a short reach and high stack...

The Salsa Vaya has a short reach and high stack for their sizes. And they're pretty affordable and readily available on the used market. (maybe not the used market right now, but generally.)
Forum: Touring
03-03-21, 07:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,791
Posted By cyccommute

Your definition of “big steps in between” and...

Your definition of “big steps in between” and mine are vastly different. Gear-calculator gives this comparison...
02-11-21, 12:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 655
Posted By HillRider

Vegnbikes and I agree most heartily on this one. ...

Vegnbikes and I agree most heartily on this one. I have Genenalle 10-speed brake/shifters on three bikes and absolutely love them. I use their Microshift-sourced shift levers on two bikes and...
Forum: Touring
01-31-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,978
Posted By Tourist in MSN

You already have more touring experience than...

You already have more touring experience than most people that ask questions on this forum, so you probably already know the answer. But as noted by Happy Feet, there recently was a lengthy thread on...
Forum: Touring
01-09-21, 05:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 550
Posted By Barrettscv

The Shimano GRX 48/31 crankset would provide the...

The Shimano GRX 48/31 crankset would provide the gear range you are looking for. This eleven speed crank will work with a 10 speed SRAM drivetrain. The 36/22 is not a good match for a road...
Forum: Touring
01-08-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 550
Posted By Tourist in MSN

When I set up my Rohloff bike for touring, I my...

When I set up my Rohloff bike for touring, I my highest gear is 85.1 gear inches. I often spin out on downhills. I wish I had higher, but I am unwilling to give up any of my low gears to obtain a...
Forum: Touring
01-07-21, 09:08 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 7,138
Posted By mstateglfr

Shimano Sora 3x9 STI Shimano Alivio FCT4060...

Shimano Sora 3x9 STI
Shimano Alivio FCT4060 crankset 48x36x26t
Shimano Sora R3030 front derailleur
Shimano Alivio M4000 rear derailleur
Shimano Alivio or another 9 speed cassette with gearing you...
04-27-20, 05:42 AM
Replies: 7,940
Views: 2,293,627
Posted By WimVDD

My quarantaine build: retro mod Saracen Kili Team...

My quarantaine build: retro mod Saracen Kili Team (1997)


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Forum: Touring
04-24-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,104
Posted By seeker333

Sitting bolt upright when you don't have to means...

Sitting bolt upright when you don't have to means more frontal area, more aerodynamic drag, more pedaling effort required for longer periods for a given distance. Most healthy touring bicyclists can...
04-21-20, 02:14 AM
Replies: 7,940
Views: 2,293,627
Posted By Cajarines

Here I show you one of the many bikes that I have...

Here I show you one of the many bikes that I have restored. This is a 1992 Orbea Succes MTB.
It was my bike from when I was a teenager, and I was sorry to have it hanging in my attic.

I changed...
04-17-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 7,940
Views: 2,293,627
Posted By DorkDisk

A friend gifted me a Ti seatpost binder bolt with...

A friend gifted me a Ti seatpost binder bolt with blue anodized hardware, so I added some blue water bottle cage bolts. Perfect for NYC
...
04-10-20, 05:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 677
Posted By Trevtassie

Just to add some confusion, Sunrace do an 11-40T...

Just to add some confusion, Sunrace do an 11-40T 9 speed cassette as well... And Shimano have a 22, 30, 40 triple crankset. You can also buy the 40T ring as a separate item, though it is steel.
04-05-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 816
Views: 203,989
Posted By blart

Originally posted this build in the drop bar...

Originally posted this build in the drop bar conversion thread as it was originally drop bar conversion. I did not know this thread existed and it fits much better here:

1987 Specialized "Street...
03-27-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 7,940
Views: 2,293,627
Posted By DorkDisk

Been riding the Stumpjumper for my commutes...

Been riding the Stumpjumper for my commutes during the pandemic.

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Forum: Touring
03-24-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,687
Posted By hilltowner

+1 on that. I've never once minded coasting down...

+1 on that. I've never once minded coasting down a hill. When compared to pushing a bike up one, there's no question which I prefer.
03-22-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 7,940
Views: 2,293,627
Posted By stucon

Early 90s Trek 970

Hi - found this bike on my local CL. Only thing I did was change the grips which were torn and wrapped in electrical tape. Maybe not the rarest beast but it's a beauty....
Forum: Touring
03-22-20, 04:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,687
Posted By DeadGrandpa

I have recently renewed the drive train on my...

I have recently renewed the drive train on my gravel/touring bike. I use a Sora triple in front, but only use the small and middle chain ring. Previous to the recent change, I had a 26/38 tooth combo...
03-13-20, 02:05 AM
Replies: 7,192
Views: 2,875,713
Posted By squarenoise

The guy I bought this from had JUST the Suntour...

The guy I bought this from had JUST the Suntour Barcons listed on Craigslist. After meeting, I asked what kind of bike they came off of and he showed me this Specialized Rock Combo. He mentioned...
Forum: Touring
03-11-20, 04:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 893
Posted By indyfabz

Have you discussed an ablation with your health...

Have you discussed an ablation with your health care provider?
03-01-20, 09:00 PM
Replies: 816
Views: 203,989
Posted By Korina

Very nice! I was going to suggest the Porteur,...

Very nice! I was going to suggest the Porteur, which has worked well for my RockHopper, but that Milan looks great! Have fun riding your new bike! Here's mine:

...
02-29-20, 05:28 PM
Replies: 816
Views: 203,989
Posted By JacobLee

This is my Soulcraft Option 3. Made in 1999 by...

This is my Soulcraft Option 3. Made in 1999 by the guy who was head frame builder at Salsa when they sold to QBP in 1998. This is #018. Bought the frame from the contractor who helped them set up...
02-29-20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 816
Views: 203,989
Posted By DQRider

The VO Postino and Milan look to be quite...

The VO Postino and Milan look to be quite similar. I've used the Milan on several builds and have been quite pleased with them; especially when installed with Ergon Biokork GC1 grips.

Here's one:...
02-24-20, 09:06 AM
Replies: 7,940
Views: 2,293,627
Posted By DQRider

Done.

https://i.imgur.com/ufVcwc2.png

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02-17-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 7,192
Views: 2,875,713
Posted By RALEIGH_COMP

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49547982393_f2...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49547982393_f2c3bdc064_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2iuomWv)IMG_20200215_140812_823 (https://flic.kr/p/2iuomWv) by Luan Pham...
02-15-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 7,940
Views: 2,293,627
Posted By Miele Man

I had a really nice Specialized Rock hopper MTB...

I had a really nice Specialized Rock hopper MTB given to me because the owner had locked it to a metal shelving unit (U-lock not Krytonite) and decided that the bike hadn't been used for a long time,...
02-15-20, 10:27 AM
Replies: 7,940
Views: 2,293,627
Posted By Miele Man

I have a few vintage MTBs. Right now my favourite...

I have a few vintage MTBs. Right now my favourite one is my MIELE 1980s era one. I converted it to V-brakes with Techtro dropbar and interrupter brake levers hooked up to older Shimano V-brake...
02-08-20, 11:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,070
Posted By Jeff Wills

I guess I'm an old fart now. I like triple...

I guess I'm an old fart now. I like triple cranks and small jumps between cogs. My current bike has a 24-36-48 triple up front and a 12-34 9-speed cassette. I'd like a "road" triple (24-42-52) but...
Forum: Touring
01-09-20, 10:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,173
Posted By Bulette

2013 Salsa Vaya and Components: Long Term (7-Year) Review

2013 Salsa Vaya 3: 7-Year Review

Better late than never.

The Vaya is, by far, the bike to which I am most fond of -- I cannot imagine parting with it. It was purchased new as my first “road”...
12-27-19, 05:11 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 34,733
Posted By hokiefyd

I personally think the Sequel is priced a little...

I personally think the Sequel is priced a little high, but it's also a nice bike using premium materials. From a materials and construction perspective, it's very similar to their Coda Elite bike. ...
Forum: Touring
05-21-15, 11:16 PM
Replies: 544
Views: 333,945
Posted By Weasel9

Badger, I LOVE that Panasonic! I'm quite jealous,...

Badger, I LOVE that Panasonic! I'm quite jealous, actually. Nice job with decals as well.

My '85 Rockhopper on a recent tour. Highlights include Rohloff hub, bullmoose bars and King cages.
452827...
Forum: Touring
05-03-09, 04:39 PM
Replies: 544
Views: 333,945
Posted By Karloman

Here is a dark green Rockhopper that I believe is...

Here is a dark green Rockhopper that I believe is from 1994 according to catalogs on a german site.
Having bought it off a bidding site, when I collected it I thought "Bugger it's too big". But as...
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