Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
Search: Posts Made By: reluctantsuburb
Showing results 1 to 41 of 41
Search took 0.03 seconds.
11-24-21, 08:38 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,802
Posted By verktyg

My Grail List is just about empty and so is my...

My Grail List is just about empty and so is my Bucket List too. Time to go the other way!

Watch for some nice ones being cast asunder soon... C&V 54cm - 58cm frames and bikes from all over.
...
11-15-21, 12:56 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,518
Posted By Dfrost

Easy way to check potential 650B tire clearance:...

Easy way to check potential 650B tire clearance: put a small temporary mark like a small piece of tape on chainstays and fork legs opposite the 700C braking surfaces. That radial distance, ~310mm,...
11-14-21, 04:28 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,518
Posted By ThermionicScott

Looking good! :thumb:

Looking good! :thumb:
11-13-21, 10:54 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,518
Posted By TLaurent

It appears that you have found a good rider. In...

It appears that you have found a good rider. In the event that you would still like a Japanese touring bike, this one has had trouble finding a new owner. Sorry!...
11-07-21, 01:35 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,518
Posted By Dfrost

Here’s a visual comparison of different...

Here’s a visual comparison of different wheel+tire sizes (actual width) on the same tall frame, in this case my 63.5cm ctt Marinoni. I switched from 175mm (shown in the 700x28 and first 650x38 shot)...
11-06-21, 06:40 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,518
Posted By bark_eater

Kind of on the minutia side, but It might be...

Kind of on the minutia side, but It might be worthwhile holding onto the crank from the Trek. a 110 bcd crank will give you a lot more options as far as changing rings. The Apex crank on the...
11-06-21, 08:10 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,518
Posted By beicster

My wife has a smaller Trek 510 that looks exactly...

My wife has a smaller Trek 510 that looks exactly like that one. It is currently wearing Pasela 32's and fenders. You should be good there.
11-01-21, 02:27 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,518
Posted By Korina

If there's a cheap way to build up the Trek, I'd...

If there's a cheap way to build up the Trek, I'd say keep and ride them both for awhile; chances are, the right choice will become evident pretty quickly.
10-30-21, 10:57 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,518
Posted By ThermionicScott

Definitely the Trek! :thumb:

Definitely the Trek! :thumb:
10-26-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,304
Posted By Dfrost

Great find, John! Looks like pretty low...

Great find, John!

Looks like pretty low trail. Have you measured the tube lengths and frame angles?

If you choose to move it along, reluctantsuburb might be a good target, as mentioned by...
10-26-21, 08:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,304
Posted By shoota

reluctantsuburb was looking for a bike like this....

reluctantsuburb was looking for a bike like this. Looks to be about the right size too.
10-17-21, 03:23 PM
Replies: 2,106
Views: 673,023
Posted By shoota

I might could be convinced. Want to send me a PM...

I might could be convinced. Want to send me a PM with your contact info?
10-16-21, 01:35 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,518
Posted By Dfrost

reluctantsuburb, Looking at your photos, the...

reluctantsuburb,
Looking at your photos, the frame might be a size too small, or at least the seat height might be a touch low.

Try checking your leg position while coasting, after you’ve been...
10-14-21, 06:46 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,518
Posted By bark_eater

This bike is a proportionately larger frame on...

This bike is a proportionately larger frame on me, but I started off with a fully elevated Nitto Technomic stem and generic Maes bars. I probably gained some conditioning, but I think where I ended...
10-14-21, 05:53 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,518
Posted By Prowler

Drops: I have 10 bikes with drops, all are 25 to...

Drops: I have 10 bikes with drops, all are 25 to 30mm lower than the saddle. I submit that they are better for you as they offer 6 hand positions and being lower than the saddle, force your weight...
10-13-21, 05:09 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,518
Posted By bark_eater

You've got a great set of components. I'd keep an...

You've got a great set of components. I'd keep an eye out for a larger sized Fuji s10 or s12 to steal the low trail frame from.
10-13-21, 03:36 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,518
Posted By Korina

Don't know if this'll help, but it can't hurt! ...

Don't know if this'll help, but it can't hurt!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7D1XhoZ90E&t=70s
10-02-21, 05:32 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,518
Posted By jdawginsc

You just won. That is a heck of a nice place to...

You just won. That is a heck of a nice place to start and cheaply, so you can go step at a time. Champion #2 stuff is no slouch and SR got some solid builders to make their bikes if I recall...
09-29-21, 08:33 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,518
Posted By Korina

Please, diva away! It's your bike; I was just...

Please, diva away! It's your bike; I was just grabbing anything that looked remotely interesting. I've been having zero luck with my diva search, so it was fun to look for mine while looking for...
09-29-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,518
Posted By tricky

Paris-Brest-Paris, the ne plus ultra of...

Paris-Brest-Paris, the ne plus ultra of randonneuring. It's a 1200 kilometer ride from Paris to Brest and back to Paris with a 90 hour time limit.

"How do I qualify for PBP?
All would-be PBP...
02-08-21, 01:49 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 293,732
Posted By VintageRide

A number of changes to the 1981 Fuji S12S -...

A number of changes to the 1981 Fuji S12S - replaced the Sugino XD 600 crankset with a more appropriately vintage Sugino Super Maxy 34/48T double. Apparently these TA Pro Vis clones are not all that...
09-03-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 931
Views: 293,732
Posted By bear_a_bug

Good time to post my completed '83 Trek 620...

Good time to post my completed '83 Trek 620 project.

Decided to hold off on implementing a full dynamo system for now, as I sort of like having a dynamo-less wheelset. If/when I move to New Mexico...
05-21-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 911
Views: 255,504
Posted By DQRider

Upright Bar, Town & Country?

My Dawes Ranger again, from yesterday's lunch ride:

https://i.imgur.com/0OA7cRT.png

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

https://i.imgur.com/a684ZKu.png

.
05-11-20, 09:07 PM
Replies: 911
Views: 255,504
Posted By cooperryder

Some cool bikes posted recently! Nice B&W...

Some cool bikes posted recently!

Nice B&W photo dqrider!

Here's a recent snap of Trek 950 also previously shown earlier in thread
on a recent ride.

Yeah, my boredom often results in another...
04-29-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,849
Posted By Clyde1820

Can't say that I'm in quite the same boat. I've...

Can't say that I'm in quite the same boat. I've got a Brooks B67 Aged saddle, myself, and I did a few treatments of the Proofide post-purchase. It's not nearly so board-stiff as many NIB non-"Aged"...
04-29-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,849
Posted By countalmaviva

I have ridden my Brooks Professional saddle...

I have ridden my Brooks Professional saddle nearly continuously (e.g. I've always swapped bikes but kept the saddle) for about 20 years now. I would say that it didn't become the favorite that it now...
04-29-20, 03:17 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,849
Posted By Korina

Try another dose of proofide top and bottom. ...

Try another dose of proofide top and bottom.

My "aged" saddle is hard as a rock and has a particularly tall hump on the nose; I've been tempted to soften it with a baseball bat more than once....
04-29-20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,849
Posted By Chicago Al

My wife walked in while I was looking at your...

My wife walked in while I was looking at your bike and when I pointed out your stem and bars said 'that's what it needs!' meaning the one I am fixing up for her. I think she's right. Thanks!
04-16-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,849
Posted By Korina

Yeppers, and nice bike! Can't wait to see it...

Yeppers, and nice bike! Can't wait to see it finished!
04-12-20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 529
Views: 143,963
Posted By countalmaviva

I just measured mine, a 1986 model, the other day...

I just measured mine, a 1986 model, the other day at 26.6mm. I'm using the original Suntour Superbe seatpost, and it's also stamped 26.6mm. I plan to replace it, however, because it's too short for...
04-11-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 143,963
Posted By Classtime

my 85 is 26.6

my 85 is 26.6
04-05-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,849
Posted By wrk101

Rapid fire sucks. But a donor bike is all about...

Rapid fire sucks. But a donor bike is all about SOME of the parts. I upgraded my Cimarron recently. Donor bike was full XT, with very little wear. Crankset, wheels and dérailleurs went into my...
04-05-20, 12:15 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 143,963
Posted By countalmaviva

Clearly, this calls for Nitto Moustache bars!

Clearly, this calls for Nitto Moustache bars!
Replies: 30
Views: 2,142
Posted By wrk101

Avoid that Voyaguer. Bike is from around 1981,...

Avoid that Voyaguer. Bike is from around 1981, fork is around 1986. Forks do not get "lost" they typically get damaged in a CRASH.

BTW, I prefer the Voyageurs from the mid 1980s: cantilever...
Replies: 30
Views: 2,142
Posted By bikemig

Move on. There are so many great bikes available...

Move on. There are so many great bikes available for less than that. The fact that the seller overpaid (assuming the seller is actually telling the truth) is not your problem.
Replies: 30
Views: 2,142
Posted By noobinsf

Hmmm, that fork does not look original, which is...

Hmmm, that fork does not look original, which is a big red flag. I am not a Schwinn expert, but the frame looks late 70’s-early 80’s, while the fork looks mid-80’s. It may be fine, but it may be more...
02-24-20, 09:06 AM
Replies: 8,132
Views: 2,541,822
Posted By DQRider

Done.

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

.
07-26-18, 11:23 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 293,732
Posted By inkandsilver

I've been meaning to post this for a couple...

I've been meaning to post this for a couple months. 1981 Trek 710, Compass Babyshoe Pass EL.
I had an '83 600 that I converted, loved, and wrecked within a few weeks of finishing. Two years later I...
05-12-18, 12:04 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 293,732
Posted By abshipp

What better way to spend a rainy Saturday than...

What better way to spend a rainy Saturday than installing some fenders?

Velo Orange 50mm Snakeskin fenders
VO Randonneur front rack, modified with rack strut attached to brake hole
Acorn Tall...
03-09-12, 01:59 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 293,732
Posted By stefan s

1986 Raleigh USA Grand Prix...

1986 Raleigh USA Grand Prix (http://www.pedalroom.com/bike/raleigh-grand-prix-650b-conversion-2287)
...
09-01-11, 09:20 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 293,732
Posted By southpawboston

I've done two 650B conversions. One was a new...

I've done two 650B conversions. One was a new Soma mixte frame built up for my wife with a 650B wheelset and extra long-reach Tektro R559 brakes. It wasn't so much a conversion, per se, but more of...
Showing results 1 to 41 of 41


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright © 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.