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01-23-17, 04:44 PM
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Posted By goraman

Mabey not, but the good ones did.

Mabey not, but the good ones did.
05-05-16, 09:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,534
Posted By goraman

Thank you.

Thank you.
05-01-16, 05:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,734
Posted By goraman

My point exactly. Why would you invest in a...

My point exactly.
Why would you invest in a bike that put less money than that into it's key componites.
If they will only go 8.00 bucks on the transmission an important part you can see,God help...
05-01-16, 04:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,734
Posted By goraman

I disagree, the cheaper Shimano derailleurs don't...

I disagree, the cheaper Shimano derailleurs don't hold adjustment as long or shift nearly as smooth as Acera and above that. Acera is the lowest down the line I would settle for if you plan on...
05-01-16, 12:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 872
Posted By goraman

Freedom /Thick Slicks!

Freedom /Thick Slicks!
04-29-16, 12:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,534
Posted By goraman

In the mean time ,I may move to an XT rear...

In the mean time ,I may move to an XT rear derailleur, I have changed bolts in the SLX to TI and went with a light AL tension cog wheel.
It is best not to change the top guide wheel as it needs to...
04-28-16, 09:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,534
Posted By goraman

Thank you for checking out frames, If I change...

Thank you for checking out frames, If I change the frame it will be over winter, I like the Surly frames the best,
04-28-16, 07:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,534
Posted By goraman

The rear hub came apart on the sky liner, then it...

The rear hub came apart on the sky liner, then it got 2 flats from the spokes on the inside, same rear wheel so we returned it after 2 services at a bike shop and got the trailway.
I went through...
04-27-16, 03:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,534
Posted By goraman

That bike is bone stock! (Even has the plastic...

That bike is bone stock! (Even has the plastic peddles)
You wore out the bottom bracket ?
That bike looks low miles to me. Well when I took my Trailway apart when it was new there was almost no...
04-26-16, 09:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,534
Posted By goraman

My reason for upgrading is 2 fold #1...

My reason for upgrading is 2 fold #1 (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) I live up a steep flight of stairs and Im 50 years old. Lugging a 40 lb. bike sucked.
#2...
04-26-16, 07:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,073
Posted By goraman

liars, thank you.

liars, thank you.
04-26-16, 02:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,073
Posted By goraman

Because Demons are known liars and deceivers...

Because Demons are known liars and deceivers would be one reason.
The power of Christ compels you!
04-26-16, 12:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,534
Posted By goraman

I am always open to suggestions, but I am not...

I am always open to suggestions, but I am not sure who makes a frame that would take it's place.
04-26-16, 12:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,534
Posted By goraman

The Trailway frame it's self is a very heavy...

The Trailway frame it's self is a very heavy aluminum frame made for the heaviest rider, its got to be more than 8-9 pounds ( just the bare frame) no forks.
So you are right, it had absolutely no...
04-25-16, 11:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,534
Posted By goraman

I put hundreds into an old Raleigh 3 speed sprite...

I put hundreds into an old Raleigh 3 speed sprite enjoyed riding it and only sold it because my wife got a new bike and I took ownership of this Schwinn Trailway it was hers.
I enjoy projects, and...
04-25-16, 06:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,534
Posted By goraman

Well , it is all top quality now, and it is...

Well , it is all top quality now, and it is unique, that is what hod rodding is all about building your own.
Anyone can walk into a bike shop and pull out a credit card for an off the shelf bike.
I...
04-25-16, 03:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,534
Posted By goraman

You are 100% right, as I had changed the cheap...

You are 100% right, as I had changed the cheap suspension forks for chromo ridged forks and then went to the carbon fiber cycle cross forks so it looks like the chromo forks where shorter too.
I...
04-25-16, 01:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,534
Posted By goraman

there is 10mm difference and I have plenty of...

there is 10mm difference and I have plenty of clearance.
If you compare picture #2 (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) and picture #5...
04-24-16, 09:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,534
Posted By goraman

My cool Schwinn

This bike started out life a very heavy Schwinn Trailway $249.99 from Target.
It was over 40 lbs. Now it is very near 21lbs. and Rocks!
It is now 21 pounds 6 ounces. I can trim about another 3oz....
04-21-16, 09:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,776
Posted By goraman

Nothing beats the comfort of cork (end of story)....

Nothing beats the comfort of cork (end of story).
It absorbs more vibrations than any other materiel on earth.
A 1/8 layer of cork deadens sound so well they put it under concrete to deaden noise....
04-21-16, 02:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,895
Posted By goraman

If this is about a bike , the poster is going to...

If this is about a bike , the poster is going to need years of therapy.
04-20-16, 03:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 15,310
Posted By goraman

There is absolutely no good reason why anyone...

There is absolutely no good reason why anyone should own a cat.
Unless you have a big dog that needs a chew toy.
04-20-16, 10:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,924
Posted By goraman

I just sold my 1975 Ralieh sprite 27 3 speed. ...

I just sold my 1975 Ralieh sprite 27 3 speed.
40 years old and all original.
The bottom bracket had some ware but still has years of service left on it.
04-18-16, 07:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 4,380
Posted By goraman

Jockey wheels for upper end Shimano are not easily interchangeable.

I have the Shimano SLX 10 speed Derailleur I want to up grade the jockey wheels, I found a nice alloy tension wheel(lower) but can't find the one that indexes (the upper )
I didn't know the index...
04-18-16, 05:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 18,463
Posted By goraman

I second it, bikewagon has been really good to...

I second it, bikewagon has been really good to me.
I have gotten some really nice stuff from them.
04-18-16, 10:30 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 23,514
Posted By goraman

The best way to do craigs list is to meet in the...

The best way to do craigs list is to meet in the very cameraed lobby of your local police station and ask to see a valid drivers licence before making any deals.
It separates the scum from meld ....
04-13-16, 10:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,644
Posted By goraman

Thats a lot of bike for not much money.

Thats a lot of bike for not much money.
04-13-16, 11:20 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,769
Posted By goraman

It's an older bike , locked up on a Florida...

It's an older bike , locked up on a Florida campus by a young lady.
The wheel will be and old steel one bolted on.
A chain through the frame and rear wheel will probably be ok where she is at.
A...
04-13-16, 09:08 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,769
Posted By goraman

Craigs list is always full of old 3 speeds, be...

Craigs list is always full of old 3 speeds, be picky get a good one, (new shift cable $5.00, new tubes and tires $45,00, new brake pads $10.00, tube of good EP grease $8.00. possible grips and seat ....
04-12-16, 09:01 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,769
Posted By goraman

Look for an old Raleigh 3 speed and have it...

Look for an old Raleigh 3 speed and have it serviced. have all the bearings regressed, get a blue can 3 N 1 oil 20w a few drops in the rear hub once every 2 weeks and it is near maintenance free. oh...
04-10-16, 02:43 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 24,102
Posted By goraman

Yes,no question but slowly that technology will...

Yes,no question but slowly that technology will come our way like everything else.

I will go out on a limb here and guess when AL AI dose get to bike parts the price will be high at first then...
04-10-16, 12:20 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 24,102
Posted By goraman

Well, all this my be a mute point in bike frames,...

Well, all this my be a mute point in bike frames, seat posts and handle bars as there is new Technology headed our way soon Alcoa Aluminium is refining a new AL-LI This new material will be a...
04-10-16, 11:56 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 24,102
Posted By goraman

I put cycle cross forks on, made to take some...

I put cycle cross forks on, made to take some abuse, same with the mountain bike handle bars, I do ride roads fast and take full advantage of steep descents often chin over the bars stretched out and...
04-09-16, 02:36 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 24,102
Posted By goraman

The Schwinn Target bike transformation is making...

The Schwinn Target bike transformation is making progress.
Handle bars will be in Wednesday that's another 1/2 pound and I'm still waiting for several Ti bolt kits to total over 40 bolts that will...
04-09-16, 10:40 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 13,751
Posted By goraman

I never thought I'd want a be a bike seat before.

I never thought I'd want a be a bike seat before.
04-08-16, 01:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 18,463
Posted By goraman

They are actually made in the same place as the...

They are actually made in the same place as the Selle according to what I have read,they are just 15 grams heavier on average.

SELLE has a very strict quality control and I'm guessing there...
04-08-16, 12:55 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 13,751
Posted By goraman

ding ding ding ding!!! The winner!!! Every...

ding ding ding ding!!!
The winner!!!
Every cyclist should own one.
04-08-16, 12:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 18,463
Posted By goraman

I would test it by riding no further than you...

I would test it by riding no further than you could ride home with out having to sit in case it just doesn't work out.
04-08-16, 12:47 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 15,036
Posted By goraman

I did in the first line. If more people had...

I did in the first line.
If more people had just a little Donald Trump in them it would be a safer world.
Read a little Winston Churchill.
04-08-16, 12:07 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 13,751
Posted By goraman

Fanny packs, skinny jeans, sleeveless t shirts,...

Fanny packs, skinny jeans, sleeveless t shirts, and Cuban heeled boots, white shoes and belt, people who match there sport coat or blazer with there pants or ware a suit jacket with jeans,clip on...
04-07-16, 11:52 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 15,036
Posted By goraman

Most of the time it's just people looking, I do...

Most of the time it's just people looking, I do this with old cars, hot rods and motorcycles.

If he is removing parts from your bike, sneak up very very quoit, rabbit punch him in the back of his...
04-07-16, 11:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 18,463
Posted By goraman

Carbon fiber saddles

Seems there are two of them being sold on ebay that are getting good reviews.
Anyone try a carbon fiber saddle?

PROLOGO mountain road bike saddle seat full carbon fiber saddle black | eBay...
04-07-16, 03:34 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 24,102
Posted By goraman

This is the kind of stuff that scares me, having...

This is the kind of stuff that scares me, having the front of my bike explode and being driven face first at 35 mph into the tarmac then hit by the car or truck behind me.
04-07-16, 12:03 PM
04-07-16, 09:08 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 24,102
Posted By goraman

I'm just trying to get my Schwinn down to 22lbs. ...

I'm just trying to get my Schwinn down to 22lbs.
I am 1 pound 10- 11 onces away depending on the scale used.
Carbon forks, carbon bars lighter grips and 4 Ti bolt kits and 1 Aluminum bolt kit and...
04-07-16, 09:00 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 24,102
Posted By goraman

Coronal Sanders, If need be you can remove up...

Coronal Sanders,
If need be you can remove up to 60mm.

They even come with cut marks.
04-07-16, 12:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,042
Posted By goraman

Don't mistake humor for lack of respect to the...

Don't mistake humor for lack of respect to the OP.
I even linked the rules for making a claim.

I am trying to point out the long list of disclaimers and the fact I have asked bike shop staff and...
04-06-16, 11:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,042
Posted By goraman

Did you fill out a police report in time,...

Did you fill out a police report in time, disclose it to your home owners insurgence?
Did you follow all of the directions with in the time limits and is the receipt for the lock with in the year?...
04-06-16, 11:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,042
Posted By goraman

Your best hope. Have...

Your best hope.








Have you taken the time to go to there web site and read all the list of disclaimers?
04-06-16, 10:41 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,524
Posted By goraman

Like this? I actually met the owner...

Like this?




I actually met the owner a young mother got it for her teen age son.
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