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06-20-17, 08:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,009
Posted By Rsmith11

It would be low to mid-tier products. Maybe it's...

It would be low to mid-tier products. Maybe it's a waste to even do that if I buy such a nice frame.
06-20-17, 08:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,009
Posted By Rsmith11

Cost to build bike from Bianchi San Larenzo frame?

Hey guys,

I'm looking at possibly purchasing this 61 cm Bianchi San Larenzo frame. According to my research, this completed bike was $3k at MSRP. Not sure what the frame is worth but I assume...
Forum: Foo
08-18-15, 10:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,627
Posted By Rsmith11

We went to the museum in Cody and to the Rodeo....

We went to the museum in Cody and to the Rodeo. Cody is considered the rodeo capital of the world, they have a rodeo every night. It was awesome! I would totally go again.

the whole trip was...
08-05-15, 01:21 PM
Replies: 858
Views: 91,404
Posted By Rsmith11

There has to be a BF member near this guy. Please...

There has to be a BF member near this guy. Please go punch him. Just kidding. But not really.

It gets better every day :)
Forum: Foo
08-05-15, 01:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,627
Posted By Rsmith11

Sweet, thanks guys! Tundra, I will look through...

Sweet, thanks guys! Tundra, I will look through those photos now!
Forum: Foo
08-05-15, 09:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 936
Posted By Rsmith11

Hope you enjoy the XBox. Just gonna throw out my...

Hope you enjoy the XBox. Just gonna throw out my 2 cents and say that PS4 is worth it just for MLB The Show, Last of Us Remastered, and The Witcher 3 (that one is available on Xbox too).
Forum: Foo
08-05-15, 08:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,627
Posted By Rsmith11

Who's been to the Yellowstone area?

My girlfriend and I are going to be in the Yellowstone / Grand Tetons area for the next week. We will be travelling from MN to Devil's Tower in Wyoming (where we will be sleeping in a tipi for the...
08-04-15, 08:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,273
Posted By Rsmith11

Oh definitely ride that bad boy, you didn't pay...

Oh definitely ride that bad boy, you didn't pay $500 to have it sit while you ride something else!
08-04-15, 08:13 AM
Replies: 2,054
Views: 709,507
Posted By Rsmith11

If you really want the 7.4 why couldn't your bike...

If you really want the 7.4 why couldn't your bike shop order it directly from Trek? You'll like the 7.2 I'm sure but I wouldn't "settle" for a bike that wasn't my first choice when spending my money...
08-03-15, 10:17 AM
Replies: 858
Views: 91,404
Posted By Rsmith11

Why are there so many people who will defend this...

Why are there so many people who will defend this guy so much? If anyone even hints at criticizing him on his FB page then 15 crazy people will tear the naysayer apart. Whoa, sorry I'm skeptical...
08-02-15, 10:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,315
Posted By Rsmith11

Thanks bob, but the reason I posted here is...

Thanks bob, but the reason I posted here is because of all the members we have that can help me (like they did). Why would I bring my bike into the LBS when I can get the answer here? Now I know what...
08-02-15, 10:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,315
Posted By Rsmith11

so can it be taken off then? That's good news!

so can it be taken off then? That's good news!
08-02-15, 10:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,315
Posted By Rsmith11

No, it's the crack on the Frame itself. Some...

No, it's the crack on the Frame itself. Some pictures are from the outside looking in, others are from the bottom where you can see the crack going alongside the bottom of the chain stay.

Azza, I...
08-02-15, 09:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,315
Posted By Rsmith11

Yes I touched it and it's sharp around the edges...

Yes I touched it and it's sharp around the edges like it doesn't fit perfectly.. Dang it.

Btw this is an aluminum frame. And I'm only 190 lbs so that's not it. Anyone ever seen this on a new trek?
08-02-15, 09:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,315
Posted By Rsmith11

2015 Trek 7.3 fx frame defect?

I purchased this Trek 7.3 fx about 2 months ago from a LBS. I was cleaning it last night and noticed this crack looking thing on one of the chainstays. It almost looks like it was glued back on. But...
07-31-15, 03:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,122
Posted By Rsmith11

Man, I totally wish I lived in a place where a...

Man, I totally wish I lived in a place where a bike ride is that much fun.. Flat boring city streets are no fun!
07-31-15, 01:46 PM
Replies: 858
Views: 91,404
Posted By Rsmith11

Let's be honest everyone, this guy is so...

Let's be honest everyone, this guy is so well-known now that he could easily get professional help with his diet, his exercise plan, heck probably even a new bike from a big brand just so they could...
07-31-15, 01:16 PM
Replies: 858
Views: 91,404
Posted By Rsmith11

What a joke.. ugh

What a joke.. ugh
07-30-15, 09:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,106
Posted By Rsmith11

PM sent. I'm not sure if you'll get it since you...

PM sent. I'm not sure if you'll get it since you don't have 50 posts. Let me know if you didn't receive it.
07-30-15, 08:53 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 81,308
Posted By Rsmith11

I will say I'm 6'3" and I got the XL frame 22.5"....

I will say I'm 6'3" and I got the XL frame 22.5". I almost feel like I could ride a 25" and it might even be more comfortable, although I've never tried a 25" frame. Sometimes I feel squished in the...
07-30-15, 07:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,106
Posted By Rsmith11

dweenk You were right, I checked the seat post...

dweenk You were right, I checked the seat post and in little engraved writing it shows the maximum fit line and it's currently about an inch or so above the seat tube. How big of a problem is that? ...
07-29-15, 03:43 PM
Replies: 68,874
Views: 11,113,596
Posted By Rsmith11

https://minneapolis.craigslist.org/ram/bik/5147156...

https://minneapolis.craigslist.org/ram/bik/5147156096.html

Free Sentinel road bike in Maplewood, MN. Might be gone by now. 40 mins old.
07-29-15, 02:21 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 81,308
Posted By Rsmith11

I figured I would bump this thread for anyone...

I figured I would bump this thread for anyone considering a new Trek FX. I've had my 2015 matte black 7.3FX for a few months now and I really like it. It's like and smooth but also sturdy. It is a...
07-29-15, 12:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,106
Posted By Rsmith11

I believe that is just crud, there's about 1.5-2"...

I believe that is just crud, there's about 1.5-2" of seat post still left. I will have to check that tonight to make sure. Thanks!
07-29-15, 08:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,106
Posted By Rsmith11

I wanted to track my progress a little bit here....

I wanted to track my progress a little bit here. I've spent a couple hours the last 2 nights cleaning the bike. I also added some white bar tape.

Here are some pictures from after I picked it up...
07-28-15, 02:11 PM
Replies: 858
Views: 91,404
Posted By Rsmith11

Yeah, this guy just seems like he's pretending to...

Yeah, this guy just seems like he's pretending to go through all this trouble to get some money from people who feel bad. The whole wife situation seems weird. I hope it's real and I hope he...
07-27-15, 09:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,106
Posted By Rsmith11

I cleaned it up a bit and took it for a short...

I cleaned it up a bit and took it for a short ride. I haven't ridden a road bike before, but it felt a little small. My back felt crunched and it felt like I could have used another 2 inches of reach...
07-27-15, 06:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,106
Posted By Rsmith11

Thanks everyone, you guys rock! I'm going to...

Thanks everyone, you guys rock! I'm going to clean it, grease it, wax it, and marvel at the beauty and then ride it!


and for those of you testing your eye measuring skills, I also remeasured...
07-27-15, 03:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,106
Posted By Rsmith11

Thanks icepick. We do have a volunteer bike shop...

Thanks icepick. We do have a volunteer bike shop up here that I will have to check out. That seems like a good place to start!

Ryan
07-27-15, 02:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,106
Posted By Rsmith11

Ahh, that answered the question I just asked. So...

Ahh, that answered the question I just asked. So I did measure it wrong. I believe these only came in 19, 21, 23, 25" frames. I'll have to measure it correctly tonight. I can't wait to get it cleaned...
07-27-15, 02:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,106
Posted By Rsmith11

I got the 21" when I measured from the bottom of...

I got the 21" when I measured from the bottom of the seat tube to the bottom of where the seat tube met the top tube.. I just went through it really quick before I had to get back to work. I know it...
07-27-15, 02:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,106
Posted By Rsmith11

New Schwinn Tempo 1987- Now what?

Hey guys, I just picked up an '87 Schwinn Tempo for $35 from someone who was moving out of state. It's in pretty good shape, but the frame is too small for me. It's 21 inches. I've never done bike...
07-27-15, 10:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,226
Posted By Rsmith11

Just wondering, did you try to use the word Tyre...

Just wondering, did you try to use the word Tyre as much as possible to annoy us U.S. forum members? :p
07-27-15, 07:13 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,134
Posted By Rsmith11

This dude just passed through where I live,...

This dude just passed through where I live, Fargo, ND I think! Tough thing to do when you're 150 lbs, gotta be near impossible at 600.
07-26-15, 07:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,866
Posted By Rsmith11

Vintage Schwinn World Tourist?

Hey guys,

I'm trying to figure out the year and value of this Schwinn World Tourist bike that's on CL. Here's the ad, doesn't say much.

VINTAGE SCHWINN WORLD TOURIST ROAD BIKE...
Forum: Commuting
07-24-15, 08:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,256
Posted By Rsmith11

Wow, that is really awesome!

Wow, that is really awesome!
07-22-15, 08:11 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 241,893
Posted By Rsmith11

Here's some sort of free spirit cruiser I found...

Here's some sort of free spirit cruiser I found on Craigslist.

https://fargo.craigslist.org/bik/5119774390.html
07-21-15, 01:55 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 11,719
Posted By Rsmith11

Hey Machka, what do you and your husband do? I've...

Hey Machka, what do you and your husband do? I've always been fascinated with Australia. I'd love to come for a trip sometime. I'm from North Dakota, very flat and pretty boring here. How's the...
07-21-15, 10:15 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,277
Posted By Rsmith11

Who read this from Day 37? Holy! "I checked...

Who read this from Day 37? Holy!

"I checked out the exhibit, and afterwards asked the tour guide some questions, one of which was to verify the text I received from my warmshowers host the other...
07-21-15, 09:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 914
Posted By Rsmith11

PS4- The Last of Us and The Witcher 3. Sweet...

PS4- The Last of Us and The Witcher 3. Sweet games.
07-20-15, 07:23 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 27,425
Posted By Rsmith11

;)

;)
07-20-15, 07:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By Rsmith11

Nice! I would get it since it must be hard to...

Nice! I would get it since it must be hard to find affordable bikes that fit.
07-14-15, 09:03 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 12,796
Posted By Rsmith11

I bought my Trek 7.3 at "cost" and I paid $370 +...

I bought my Trek 7.3 at "cost" and I paid $370 + tax. And they're like $660 msrp? I remember it was like 42% off the retail price.
07-13-15, 02:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 822
Posted By Rsmith11

Dang, that's quite the bike to just find across...

Dang, that's quite the bike to just find across the street! Think the kid stole it?
07-09-15, 01:25 PM
Replies: 1,818
Views: 417,017
Posted By Rsmith11

That is really something SmallWheels, I couldn't...

That is really something SmallWheels, I couldn't do it.

Even living like that for a year would save you so much money compared to an average lifestyle.
07-09-15, 07:24 AM
Replies: 2,054
Views: 709,507
Posted By Rsmith11

Yeah, I've seen them in person and it's just a...

Yeah, I've seen them in person and it's just a flat decal now. The older badge was much better looking I think.
07-07-15, 02:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 804
Posted By Rsmith11

I don't know anything about them but judging by...

I don't know anything about them but judging by the guy above's response that sounds like heck of a deal. Helment, lock, vest for $300 obo? Might as well offer $250 and probably get it for $275. Nice!
07-06-15, 09:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 980
Posted By Rsmith11

Wow, I can't believe you found that! I'm betting...

Wow, I can't believe you found that! I'm betting he just googled that picture or something but I'll try to get a hold of him and check it out.
07-06-15, 10:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,811
Posted By Rsmith11

That's a solid bike. Also, I would definitely buy...

That's a solid bike. Also, I would definitely buy a used bike when you're ready to buy another. You can find a $500 bike for $250 on craigslist if you look for a week or two.
07-06-15, 09:57 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 10,961
Posted By Rsmith11

Yeah that guy sounds like a jerk. He was probably...

Yeah that guy sounds like a jerk. He was probably angry he was going slower than you I guess. But I also think you would have fun on a lightweight bike and maybe you should try that out instead of...
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