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02-04-19, 08:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,182
Posted By Meowriano

right but, dont specific cranks like to be paired...

right but, dont specific cranks like to be paired with specific spindle lengths to get proper chain alignment?
02-03-19, 11:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,182
Posted By Meowriano

Anyone know if these cranks would clear the...

Anyone know if these cranks would clear the chainstays on an old miyata terra runner? Chainstays arent awfully wide, but the bike clears wider tires. Would hate to buy them and have them hit. Dont...
Forum: Touring
10-07-18, 11:16 AM
Replies: 4,566
Views: 2,317,148
Posted By Meowriano

Heres my loaded miyata 615GT on tour down the pacific coast

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/258649bb_d514_4a7e_85f0_98d74c6dd0d2_cbd5b742ef722206c67bd1b62b5cd5049a8ebec9.jpeg
05-15-18, 11:35 AM
Replies: 2,542
Views: 871,006
Posted By Meowriano

my 615 is an 87 and has that revered miyata...

my 615 is an 87 and has that revered miyata triple butted splined tubing. The bike is outfitted with mostly velo orange and rivendell(nitto) parts, nothing original but the frame. I dont have any...
05-14-18, 08:17 PM
Replies: 2,542
Views: 871,006
Posted By Meowriano

first pic is me commuting to the skatepark,...

first pic is me commuting to the skatepark, second pic is a different day on my way back from picking up some boards from the skate shop.
05-14-18, 06:54 PM
Replies: 2,542
Views: 871,006
Posted By Meowriano

Would you feel comfortable on a fully loaded tour riding a miyata 615gt?

Hello here is my Miyata 615gt, that ive customized a bit to fit my own liking and riding style. It is my favorite bike that i own and absolutlely love it! In september i will be going on my first...
04-23-18, 02:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,608
Posted By Meowriano

Shimano deerhead derailleur 9sd compatibility

Hi, im just curious if anyone knows if the shimano deerhead has enough range to shift a 9spd 12-36 cassette?
10-28-16, 02:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,341
Posted By Meowriano

which one did you use

which one did you use
10-28-16, 02:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,341
Posted By Meowriano

wouldnt the shim need to be longer? the quill...

wouldnt the shim need to be longer? the quill itself is pretty damn long
10-21-16, 07:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,341
Posted By Meowriano

quill stem adapter/hacks?

ok so i recently bought a nitto dirt drop quill stem, the quill is a 22.2, for a 1' threaded fork, i want to install it on my 80's trek 950, but the fork is 1 1/8 and the current quill stem has a...
Forum: Touring
03-25-16, 07:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 812
Posted By Meowriano

right on, its more reasuring knowing someone else...

right on, its more reasuring knowing someone else has done that tour on the bike. My rockhopper has a triple change ring so i believe i can use the same one to save some money. i am interested in...
Forum: Touring
03-25-16, 07:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 812
Posted By Meowriano

bummer man! you gotta get your lady riding. I...

bummer man! you gotta get your lady riding. I tried to convince mine to come with me but she wasnt into it:(
Forum: Touring
03-25-16, 07:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 812
Posted By Meowriano

the crankset is drilled for a triple so I believe...

the crankset is drilled for a triple so I believe gearing wont be an issue, but thanks for the info!
Forum: Touring
03-25-16, 12:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 812
Posted By Meowriano

bike decisions, touring from Portland to San Diego

ok so in late may I plan to ride from Portland Oregon to San Diego along the coast.

my issue is deciding on bikes, so i already own a specialized rock hopper that I had planned to convert into a...
03-18-16, 09:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,472
Posted By Meowriano

Road sizing vs mtb sizing

So I'm a bit confused on this subject and wondering if someone can help clear things up.


So I ride 55cm road bike around 22in) but my mtb I have(it's the suggested size for me) is an 18in, which...
02-22-16, 12:58 PM
Replies: 7,873
Views: 2,231,544
Posted By Meowriano

so heres my 95' specialized rockhopper I bought...

so heres my 95' specialized rockhopper I bought for $125. I originally bought it to convert into a road tourer, but I took it on some trails once and quickly made the decision to go full MTB.
Forum: Touring
02-03-16, 05:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,728
Posted By Meowriano

definitley what i think im going with, thinking...

definitley what i think im going with, thinking of getting a shorter stem and adding drops, with bar end shifters, or possibly brifters? just watched a video on those haha.
Forum: Touring
02-03-16, 05:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,728
Posted By Meowriano

I like that wayyy more than the giant, I messaged...

I like that wayyy more than the giant, I messaged the seller and he doesnt know the size, but he said hes 5'10 and it fits him well, so i dont think a 2inch difference in our heights will make...
Forum: Touring
02-02-16, 10:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,728
Posted By Meowriano

you dont think that 50cm would be too small?

you dont think that 50cm would be too small?
Forum: Touring
02-02-16, 05:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,728
Posted By Meowriano

Also if anyone has any leads on a bike they feel...

Also if anyone has any leads on a bike they feel will work better for me around a $300 budget please let me know!
Forum: Touring
02-02-16, 05:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,728
Posted By Meowriano

Once again thank you all for the help, ive never...

Once again thank you all for the help, ive never been given so much info or knowledge on something before, always been someone thrown into things and figured it out as I went.

So I am not dead set...
Forum: Touring
02-01-16, 08:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,728
Posted By Meowriano

Thanks for the link! I'll definitely check em...

Thanks for the link! I'll definitely check em out. Also not sure if I'm into the trailer, although I'm sure they can come in handy. Definitely trying to travel as light as possible.
Forum: Touring
02-01-16, 08:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,728
Posted By Meowriano

Thanks for all the info, definitely giving me...

Thanks for all the info, definitely giving me some peace of mind on the purchase, what would be a rear rack you'd recommend to accommodate for the shorter chainstay? Also I'm 5'8 the bike is a 20''...
Forum: Touring
02-01-16, 02:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,728
Posted By Meowriano

Touring conversion help.

Hello I am an avid BMX rider but I am looking into getting into touring, I don't have the biggest budget so I want to take the conversion route, I've read that vintage mtb's work best, I have found a...
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