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Views: 540
Posted By monsterpile

Thanks for the responses! I looked up some images...

Thanks for the responses! I looked up some images and various sites and it sure looks like it is a Univega from the 90ís. Did these chain stays really give much more clearance than the typical frame...
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Views: 540
Posted By monsterpile

Steel Mountain bike frame...what is it?

I picked this bike up a few weeks ago as a complete project bike someone put together for their son. It wasnít being ridden so they sold it to me. The frame looks to have been repainted and I canít...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-11-17, 09:26 PM
Replies: 979
Views: 313,008
Posted By monsterpile

As someone who ends up following this thread from...

As someone who ends up following this thread from time to time and kinda hooked on the mini velo thing, it seems like it may take a while but they bring back the Nano's again eventually. It's a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-21-17, 11:00 PM
Replies: 979
Views: 313,008
Posted By monsterpile

I owned 2 of the bikes in the video. I still have...

I owned 2 of the bikes in the video. I still have the Silver Shetland. I acquired the little black Nano from another bike forum member and had it for a while till I passed on to another owner. It was...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-05-16, 12:36 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,428
Posted By monsterpile

wow I want one of these pretty bad I am tempted...

wow I want one of these pretty bad I am tempted to see if my friends in that are would pick it up for me and figure out to get it to me somehow, but I know I would really prefer to have more than 3...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-04-16, 11:45 PM
Replies: 979
Views: 313,008
Posted By monsterpile

FWIW I have one of the 1 off Bikes Direct bikes...

FWIW I have one of the 1 off Bikes Direct bikes they did before they started making the Mercier mini Velo they sell now. It has 451 wheels and the geometry is a little different but I think my...
Forum: Commuting
09-17-15, 11:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,832
Posted By monsterpile

This is pretty neat. It's kinda funny it makes a...

This is pretty neat. It's kinda funny it makes a lot of sense that an elite athlete would bike to work.

As for the Mazda I had a 1991 Mazda like that it was a surprisingly nice car. Drove the...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-31-15, 11:18 AM
Replies: 979
Views: 313,008
Posted By monsterpile

This is a few months ago, but I can answer this...

This is a few months ago, but I can answer this question to clear this up. The first pic is one of the Bikes direct 1 offs that had the 451 size wheels. the first post on this page of the thread has...
Forum: Commuting
06-01-14, 06:41 PM
Replies: 15,504
Views: 11,707,986
Posted By monsterpile

I sold my Breezer last fall. I didn't want to but...

I sold my Breezer last fall. I didn't want to but I can't keep every bike and it was ready to roll so I found a buyer. Very smooth a great bike and I miss it a little, but the 3-speed wasn't enough...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-26-14, 09:46 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 23,514
Posted By monsterpile

$150 is a steal, but you may wan to try adjusting...

$150 is a steal, but you may wan to try adjusting everything again. I haven't had that exact bike in my hands, but components like that can be just fine. The one I got from Bikes direct has been...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-08-14, 12:37 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 91,266
Posted By monsterpile

I've always wanted one of these, but never found...

I've always wanted one of these, but never found a deal on one that was reasonable. Of course its nothing I need at all. If you don't mind me asking how much did you have to pay for yours? Not sure...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-04-13, 10:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,062
Posted By monsterpile

I sold one in pretty good shape with the bag for...

I sold one in pretty good shape with the bag for around $80 to a guy that buys folding bikes and resells them. He said he woudl get at least $150, but that was at an airport bike shop in Texas. IMHO...
10-30-13, 11:33 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 22,477
Posted By monsterpile

I don't have my Allegre but I figured I would add...

I don't have my Allegre but I figured I would add it to the party. I sold it for too little it was in amazing condition.

http://i201.photobucket.com/albums/aa85/monsterpile/DSCF6722.jpg...
09-26-13, 10:07 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 29,653
Posted By monsterpile

There ar some great bikes in this thread. I think...

There ar some great bikes in this thread. I think this would be nice to have, but the price is too much for me and besides I don't need another bike.

...
Forum: Commuting
09-25-13, 11:30 PM
Replies: 15,504
Views: 11,707,986
Posted By monsterpile

I won't be losing any sleep at night about this...

I won't be losing any sleep at night about this and I think on my mini velo I use for commuting has lower hanging fruit than anything pictured. I am not worried.
Forum: Commuting
09-25-13, 11:26 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,898
Posted By monsterpile

I have a hard time naming things in general. When...

I have a hard time naming things in general. When my wife and I adopted our first 2 cats we didn't' like the names they had from the shelter and it took us over a month each time to agree on...
Forum: Commuting
09-18-13, 11:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,405
Posted By monsterpile

IGH bikes are out there but you migh have to...

IGH bikes are out there but you migh have to search around depending on shops or if you want to order online. Online I think they are more common than they were a couple years ago. I've had a couple...
Forum: Commuting
09-14-13, 08:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,128
Posted By monsterpile

Its a fun video. I don't think the beating a very...

Its a fun video. I don't think the beating a very good rider like the guy in the video is doing is any worse than a heavy casual rider that goes off curbs and the like with their full weight on the...
09-08-13, 11:21 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 17,867
Posted By monsterpile

I love alot of frames from that year especially...

I love alot of frames from that year especially the Schwinn frames, but my favorite road bike I've ever ridden is my 1987 Le Tour with the True Temper tubing. Its nowhere near the level of some of...
Forum: Commuting
09-06-13, 09:32 PM
Replies: 15,504
Views: 11,707,986
Posted By monsterpile

Sweet build!!! I look forward to whatever you...

Sweet build!!! I look forward to whatever you build up next.
Forum: Commuting
08-08-13, 12:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,636
Posted By monsterpile

LOL I agree with this. I did try a couple very...

LOL I agree with this. I did try a couple very short triathlons that were organized in college but damn the swimming is hard to do and I never got close to finishing that portion. I swear I just sink...
Forum: Commuting
08-08-13, 12:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,572
Posted By monsterpile

If you have room a fleet of bikes is pretty fun...

If you have room a fleet of bikes is pretty fun in that you have a nice variety of rides and one bike can't do everything well. I would love to have one do it all bike and stuff but until I find...
Forum: Commuting
08-08-13, 12:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,636
Posted By monsterpile

I'd love to hear how you do. I love those 80's...

I'd love to hear how you do. I love those 80's Schwinns I have a 1987 Le Tour which is my favorite road bike I have ever ridden.
Forum: Commuting
08-07-13, 11:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 773
Posted By monsterpile

Thats a good price for 7.3 like others said post...

Thats a good price for 7.3 like others said post some pics. I like the FX line and so do alot of people. If you decide later you want something different it won't be hard to find a buyer.
Forum: Commuting
08-07-13, 11:46 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,572
Posted By monsterpile

I'll add this. Why more people aren't encouraged...

I'll add this. Why more people aren't encouraged to learn a trade I'll never know and it drives me crazy. Its like the only options are working at Taco Bell or go to college. Of course if you work at...
Forum: Commuting
08-04-13, 10:33 AM
Replies: 15,504
Views: 11,707,986
Posted By monsterpile

I had one of these bikes I really liked the...

I had one of these bikes I really liked the chrome fork and the white pearl paint job. It was a size too small for me so it moved on. I am glad you found something that fit you.
Forum: Commuting
07-23-13, 08:30 PM
Replies: 15,504
Views: 11,707,986
Posted By monsterpile

+1

+1
Forum: Commuting
07-12-13, 10:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 601
Posted By monsterpile

Ride both and see which one you like better. In...

Ride both and see which one you like better. In fact ride bikes further up the price chain and see if you can see what you like better. I haven't seen either bike in person, but I like the look of...
Forum: Commuting
07-05-13, 05:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,469
Posted By monsterpile

+1 Its sort of genius. I probably won't ever do...

+1 Its sort of genius. I probably won't ever do it, but its very outside the box thinking and it works. I think it looks pretty clean compared to other whacky setups and the ultimate question is...
07-01-13, 08:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,308
Posted By monsterpile

That cleaned up nicely I am glad you saved it. ...

That cleaned up nicely I am glad you saved it.

I love my 1987 Le Tour its the best Road bike I have ever ridden. If I ever find another (or a Traveler that has the same frame) in the same size...
Forum: Commuting
06-17-13, 06:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,011
Posted By monsterpile

Some of those Ross signature series were handmade...

Some of those Ross signature series were handmade bikes if I remember correctly. If you are really interested in that like another poster said check over at C&V. I don't know what your market is like...
Forum: Commuting
06-16-13, 10:48 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,063
Posted By monsterpile

Wow very snazzy. What kind of paint did you use...

Wow very snazzy. What kind of paint did you use on that?
Forum: Commuting
06-13-13, 06:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,131
Posted By monsterpile

I like cutting my hair short and really I would...

I like cutting my hair short and really I would cut it every 2 weeks but I get lazy sometimes and don't do it for like a month then I hate it and finally get it done. I cut my own hair and have for...
06-11-13, 11:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,239
Posted By monsterpile

I was just thinking about this exact same thing...

I was just thinking about this exact same thing the last few days as my wife has been watching the new episodes. The episode Charity Drive has some good shots, but it didn't help me much cause when I...
Forum: Northeast
06-03-13, 10:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,120
Posted By monsterpile

Yeah I agree with this and since the questions...

Yeah I agree with this and since the questions was asked I'll add that the mini velos I have purchased are often better outfitted than folders that would cost the same price or more. You get regular...
Forum: Commuting
06-03-13, 10:21 PM
Replies: 15,504
Views: 11,707,986
Posted By monsterpile

My dream bike is a monstercross minivelo. I hope...

My dream bike is a monstercross minivelo. I hope one of these days I can make it happen.

I am pretty sure a small shop here in Lincoln actually had one of these Bullys in stock. I stopped and...
Forum: Commuting
06-02-13, 11:01 PM
Replies: 15,504
Views: 11,707,986
Posted By monsterpile

Those n=1 bikes are nice.

Those n=1 bikes are nice.
Forum: Commuting
06-02-13, 04:57 PM
Replies: 15,504
Views: 11,707,986
Posted By monsterpile

Thats pretty awesome! I'll be interested in how...

Thats pretty awesome! I'll be interested in how you like that frame. I didn't hit quote I was referring to the Origin 8 buly, but the Buzz is pretty sweet too. =)
Forum: Commuting
05-27-13, 10:49 AM
Replies: 15,504
Views: 11,707,986
Posted By monsterpile

Glad you asked. =) It was $50 and less than a...

Glad you asked. =) It was $50 and less than a mile from my house.

Thanks for all the compliments. A couple times Nashbar had some Breezer bikes for pretty good prices, but I never pulled the...
Forum: Commuting
05-26-13, 05:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,498
Posted By monsterpile

I have gotten a fair amount of enjoyment out of...

I have gotten a fair amount of enjoyment out of bicycling magazine over the years, but I have never subscribed. I do agree some issues might as well be full of adds there isn't much I ma interested...
Forum: Commuting
05-26-13, 05:17 PM
Replies: 15,504
Views: 11,707,986
Posted By monsterpile

Beginning next month I will be starting a new...

Beginning next month I will be starting a new job. Its not much closer only a half mile less far than my current job, but the nice thing is the route has basically no hills. I considered switching to...
Forum: Commuting
05-25-13, 07:19 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,993
Posted By monsterpile

Yeah if you really only want the bucket you can...

Yeah if you really only want the bucket you can get them free. Ask for a couple on craigslist ride over and get some that are close to you.




I like that one too. What I have been using for a...
Forum: Commuting
05-16-13, 08:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,854
Posted By monsterpile

If you are not in a hurry you can probably get...

If you are not in a hurry you can probably get that Nashbar bike cheaper with a coupon or at least have your shipping free or whatever.

I've bought bikes from both BD and Nashbar and I was happy...
05-07-13, 05:30 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,774
Posted By monsterpile

Thats too bad. I am sure someone would be...

Thats too bad. I am sure someone would be interested in repairing that frame so its not trash.
Forum: Commuting
05-05-13, 11:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,218
Posted By monsterpile

I was a little surprised the seller was willing...

I was a little surprised the seller was willing to pay return shipping. I wouldn't have sent them back before finding out if the seller was going to pay for them or not. I still think think taking...
Forum: Commuting
05-05-13, 11:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 575
Posted By monsterpile

So what is your definition of a beater? $200 for...

So what is your definition of a beater? $200 for that bike you are paying for what it looks like its a neat bike no doubt. Its not in amazing mechanical condition based on the pictures. Also those...
Forum: Commuting
05-05-13, 11:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 889
Posted By monsterpile

I'd like to see pictures of the Miele a 10 year...

I'd like to see pictures of the Miele a 10 year old mountain bike seems pretty modern to me. =) Maybe all you need is a few parts like a chain and new cassette if you are really worrying about being...
Forum: Commuting
05-05-13, 09:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 672
Posted By monsterpile

+1

+1
05-05-13, 09:37 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,774
Posted By monsterpile

I think I'd take any different color in those...

I think I'd take any different color in those frames. I really like the Schwinn road bikes of that ere, but I like the geometry of these alot. Years ago when I started working on bikes I sold what I...
Forum: Commuting
05-05-13, 09:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 575
Posted By monsterpile

That doesn't fit the description of a beater...

That doesn't fit the description of a beater thats a bike to ride around when you want to look cool or whatever or something to add to your collection. Why the guy didn't pony up a few bucks for a...
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