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09-24-21, 11:27 PM
Replies: 422
Views: 48,852
Posted By tombc

these are 21.1 quill bullmoose that wandered into...

these are 21.1 quill bullmoose that wandered into my lap somehow. Not the nitto ones
09-23-21, 08:11 PM
Replies: 422
Views: 48,852
Posted By tombc

When you need a 21.1mm stem you put on whatever...

When you need a 21.1mm stem you put on whatever bars you can get!
09-20-21, 03:31 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,129
Posted By tombc

In my experience they ride mostly like touring...

In my experience they ride mostly like touring bikes than anything else. Mountain bikes of the time period are either really slack and lumbering (early), or have that early 90s long stem and twitchy...
Forum: Touring
09-18-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 4,587
Views: 2,341,171
Posted By tombc

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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09-18-21, 11:00 AM
Replies: 422
Views: 48,852
Posted By tombc

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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matching ish front wheel coming eventually. also has suntour pedals now
09-18-21, 10:02 AM
Replies: 7,193
Views: 2,880,352
Posted By tombc

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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thorn fork, big apples, xtr stuff.
09-18-21, 09:45 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,129
Posted By tombc

I had a 650b converted trek sport tourer for 8...

I had a 650b converted trek sport tourer for 8 years til the frame broke. Now I have a 92 diamond back with suspension corrected fork and dirt drops. Also have a Schwinn Sports Tourer that fits...
09-27-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,644
Posted By tombc

cool, always wondered about this.

cool, always wondered about this.
09-26-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,644
Posted By tombc

Quoting T-Mar from the other thread linked here: ...

Quoting T-Mar from the other thread linked here:



Anyone know if these MBKs were Canadian made at this one Quebec factory? I heard a whiff, probably on here, that that was the only place that...
Forum: Touring
12-28-19, 08:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 831
Posted By tombc

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Axiom makes racks that offset rearward
09-22-19, 07:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,925
Posted By tombc

I've managed to mount a newer 105 9 speed...

I've managed to mount a newer 105 9 speed derailleur to my Schwinn by reversing the B tension screw, works great
03-28-19, 07:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,989
Posted By tombc

How many paycheques was a top of the range bike...

How many paycheques was a top of the range bike worth back in the day? Big part of it is owning stuff you couldn't once afford.
Forum: Touring
03-15-19, 08:00 PM
Replies: 4,587
Views: 2,341,171
Posted By tombc

So nice

So nice
03-13-18, 11:08 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,135
Posted By tombc

The reduction in labour and warehousing costs...

The reduction in labour and warehousing costs associated with threadless front end allows the average bicycle buyer, who rarely puts tools to their bikes, a better quality bike for the same amount of...
10-21-17, 01:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,212
Posted By tombc

https://i.imgur.com/UZEiZAk.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/UZEiZAk.jpg
Forum: Touring
05-26-17, 11:11 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 10,803
Posted By tombc

is bicycling not better for the environment than...

is bicycling not better for the environment than basically everything else you could be doing other than maybe reading library books?
Forum: Touring
05-05-17, 11:07 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,486
Posted By tombc

zero because the bikes in question are already...

zero because the bikes in question are already scrap.
Forum: Touring
03-19-17, 01:12 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 18,594
Posted By tombc

After the strap it seems the spring stabilizer is...

After the strap it seems the spring stabilizer is the next most simple, time tested, classic and easy to implement solution. You could remove the plastic sheath.
03-08-17, 08:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,497
Posted By tombc

go for a bike ride homie

go for a bike ride homie
12-08-16, 01:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,214
Posted By tombc

Someone still has to do it so it's cheaper not to.

Someone still has to do it so it's cheaper not to.
12-08-16, 01:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,214
Posted By tombc

Ever threaded a steertube? Kind of labour...

Ever threaded a steertube? Kind of labour intensive.
Forum: Touring
10-15-16, 08:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 901
Posted By tombc

army and navy downtown ($) and three vets on...

army and navy downtown ($) and three vets on yukon st ($$$) I both prefer to MEC.
Replies: 49
Views: 9,432
Posted By tombc

Hi folks. On my only 200km brevet of this year...

Hi folks. On my only 200km brevet of this year last Saturday I DNFed. The route was from New West (Vancouver) south into Washington State, through Bellingham and down this rather nice road called...
08-21-16, 11:23 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 25,030
Posted By tombc

OP what bike do you ride brevets on currently?

OP what bike do you ride brevets on currently?
04-13-16, 09:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,358
Posted By tombc

You have to draw a bicycle to get into RISD.

You have to draw a bicycle to get into RISD.
04-08-16, 12:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,561
Posted By tombc

If you want to avoid a buying impulse mistake I...

If you want to avoid a buying impulse mistake I strongly advise against buying any bike you can't or haven't ridden.
02-12-16, 01:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,367
Posted By tombc

3/16" BMX chains are available, would one of...

3/16" BMX chains are available, would one of those do the trick?
02-03-16, 03:58 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 91,132
Posted By tombc

All small fenders are useless compared to the...

All small fenders are useless compared to the real mccoy
12-12-15, 11:45 PM
Replies: 7,941
Views: 2,298,469
Posted By tombc

Requesting detail picture of pink pee pee stem...

Requesting detail picture of pink pee pee stem please
11-21-15, 02:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 601
Posted By tombc

Jagwire makes campy shifter cables.

Jagwire makes campy shifter cables.
11-16-15, 02:45 PM
Replies: 2,445
Views: 827,263
Posted By tombc

its a digital photograph

its a digital photograph
11-15-15, 04:25 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 8,782
Posted By tombc

all bikes are pretty much fun to ride

all bikes are pretty much fun to ride
11-11-15, 12:05 AM
Replies: 2,846
Views: 389,971
Posted By tombc

Amazing!

Amazing!
10-31-15, 04:26 PM
Replies: 5,734
Views: 1,368,680
Posted By tombc

looks like folk art of a guy pissing

looks like folk art of a guy pissing
10-11-15, 10:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 761
Posted By tombc

tighten chainring bolts

tighten chainring bolts
09-27-15, 11:21 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 50,263
Posted By tombc

maybe it's worse but still not all that bad.

maybe it's worse but still not all that bad.
08-13-15, 02:29 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 21,752
Posted By tombc

Best thread in a while.

Best thread in a while.
06-26-15, 10:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 13,314
Posted By tombc

Pashley rules

Pashley rules
04-27-15, 12:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,285
Posted By tombc

I am a professional who works at a professional...

I am a professional who works at a professional bike co op.
03-28-15, 10:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,160
Posted By tombc

31.8 stem and a shim

31.8 stem and a shim
02-27-15, 02:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 21,779
Posted By tombc

C&V epitomized

C&V epitomized
02-13-15, 10:14 PM
Replies: 4,574
Views: 711,337
Posted By tombc

you could maintain or otherwise manipulate the...

you could maintain or otherwise manipulate the wheelbase as the suspension compresses.
11-18-14, 12:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,943
Posted By tombc

Pull the lever upwards so it butts against the...

Pull the lever upwards so it butts against the pod and it will lever itself out. Took me a bit to figure out how to install and reinstall these when I got them.
10-17-14, 04:51 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 11,325
Posted By tombc

The antagonistic attitude in this sub forum is...

The antagonistic attitude in this sub forum is typical, but having a lot of firsthand information is not. It makes me want to disregard the information in your posts, which would otherwise be much...
10-17-14, 03:35 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 11,325
Posted By tombc

Many of your posts are condescending as hell FYI

Many of your posts are condescending as hell FYI
10-07-14, 11:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,258
Posted By tombc

obviously the disc brake applies more backwards...

obviously the disc brake applies more backwards twist on the wheel than your dumb legs
10-07-14, 11:45 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,606
Posted By tombc

Bianchis are the BMWs of bikes

Bianchis are the BMWs of bikes
10-01-14, 09:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,615
Posted By tombc

Put a capped bit of housing between the stop on...

Put a capped bit of housing between the stop on the downtube and the stop on the front derailleur and it will allow the cable to change directions and shift.
09-30-14, 09:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,371
Posted By tombc

That fender is not long enough for my use and the...

That fender is not long enough for my use and the spacing is uneven. Surly Straggler is the bike the OP wants
09-29-14, 12:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,164
Posted By tombc

It's a frame lock. Many European bikes have em....

It's a frame lock. Many European bikes have em. My dad uses Smith and Wessons as an auxiliary bike lock though.
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