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04-07-19, 04:56 PM
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Posted By Mariner Fan

Haha, you are so right!

Haha, you are so right!
04-06-19, 10:28 AM
Replies: 2,158
Views: 370,727
Posted By Mariner Fan

To be honest I havenít had the chance to dial it...

To be honest I havenít had the chance to dial it in yet since itís been changed over. I knew I would need a longer stem so I switched from a 100 to a 120. I suspect Iíll lower the bars a bit and add...
04-05-19, 06:06 PM
Replies: 2,158
Views: 370,727
Posted By Mariner Fan

The brakes are Tektros, they really work well.

The brakes are Tektros, they really work well.
04-05-19, 12:15 PM
Replies: 2,158
Views: 370,727
Posted By Mariner Fan

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/d75eaec5_343d_448b_9f45_902654549079_46cbc8c4b1a250cc98ef0c6a3157eb9782eb015f.jpeg

Converted to upright on this bike...
04-03-19, 07:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 881
Posted By Mariner Fan

So the original poster said his bike has side...

So the original poster said his bike has side pull brakes......
04-03-19, 06:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 881
Posted By Mariner Fan

I have these brakes on my 85 Trek 520. Tremendous...

I have these brakes on my 85 Trek 520. Tremendous improvement over the stock setup.
06-17-16, 02:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,271
Posted By Mariner Fan

My brother in law is doing this right now. He is...

My brother in law is doing this right now. He is in Astoria Oregon and heading East.
Forum: Foo
03-30-15, 09:56 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 72,064
Posted By Mariner Fan

RIP my friend. I enjoyed our rides on the...

RIP my friend. I enjoyed our rides on the Cardinal Greenway. As a matter of fact, my profile picture was taken by Tom on one of our rides. My condolences to the family.
02-28-15, 09:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,181
Posted By Mariner Fan

The bike I have always wanted and my size as...

The bike I have always wanted and my size as well. If you ever want to part with it please let me know! Very nice!
02-25-15, 06:33 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,054
Posted By Mariner Fan

I need to visit!

I need to visit!
02-24-15, 10:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,778
Posted By Mariner Fan

What is the size? 60cm?

What is the size? 60cm?
07-15-14, 08:26 PM
Replies: 2,158
Views: 370,727
Posted By Mariner Fan

Nice!

Nice!
04-30-14, 06:22 PM
Replies: 925
Views: 38,286
Posted By Mariner Fan

I just joined last week. Think I'll watch this...

I just joined last week. Think I'll watch this thread to keep in touch with your stories. Very encouraging!
04-21-14, 07:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,706
Posted By Mariner Fan

Yea, everthing locks. The rack and the mounts.

Yea, everthing locks. The rack and the mounts.
04-08-14, 07:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,706
Posted By Mariner Fan

I have seen fork mounts attached to a cross bed...

I have seen fork mounts attached to a cross bed tool box. Pretty slick.

I have this rack and it works fine.

Biker Bar Full Size | Yakima (http://www.yakima.com/shop/bike/truck-bed/bikerbar-lg)
03-25-14, 09:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,780
Posted By Mariner Fan

I don't recall having a white film. Soaking with...

I don't recall having a white film. Soaking with baking soda then spraying it down with clear water worked for me. I have a compressor so I blew out the tubes with air then sprayed frame saver inside.
03-23-14, 12:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,780
Posted By Mariner Fan

Just soak it until the rust is gone. You can't...

Just soak it until the rust is gone. You can't put a time on it because the strength of the solution can vary. Mine took about a day to get completely rust free. I read that baking soda was good so...
03-23-14, 12:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 720
Posted By Mariner Fan

That is the paint that Trek used. BTW, I have...

That is the paint that Trek used. BTW, I have treated a rusty frame with oxalic acid with good results. I then had the whole frame repainted since I wasn't confident that I could match the color.
...
03-22-14, 05:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 720
Posted By Mariner Fan

Can you possibly match Imron paint with something...

Can you possibly match Imron paint with something else? Another option would be to strip the componants and take the frame to a powdercoat shop.
12-30-13, 06:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,342
Posted By Mariner Fan

There must be more to this story. My frame soaked...

There must be more to this story. My frame soaked for a day and a half and only took off the rust.
12-28-13, 05:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,342
Posted By Mariner Fan

Just look at what you are soaking. I used wood...

Just look at what you are soaking. I used wood bleach strength and added water. I checked the frame from time to time until I was satisfied the rust was gone. It's relatively mild, so you don't have...
10-26-13, 08:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,145
Posted By Mariner Fan

I don't recall you ever fixing up a Paramount. Be...

I don't recall you ever fixing up a Paramount. Be cool to see what you would do with that.
09-10-13, 08:13 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,971
Posted By Mariner Fan

I have these and the Silver shifters. They are...

I have these and the Silver shifters. They are the same except for the design of the levers. Both very nice.
08-14-13, 05:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,488
Posted By Mariner Fan

Very nice!

Very nice!
08-03-13, 06:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 834
Posted By Mariner Fan

Beautiful! Well done!

Beautiful! Well done!
07-28-13, 12:30 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 12,240
Posted By Mariner Fan

I had this Lemond up until a few months ago. Dura...

I had this Lemond up until a few months ago. Dura Ace components and a nice rider. I was riding my old Trek more and more so I finally sold it.

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07-12-13, 08:45 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,534
Posted By Mariner Fan

Wow, what a find!! I'm coming over to look at it!...

Wow, what a find!! I'm coming over to look at it! :)
06-05-13, 06:29 PM
Replies: 14,274
Views: 1,307,600
Posted By Mariner Fan

321550 The Cardinal Greenway outside of...

321550

The Cardinal Greenway outside of Muncie Indiana.
05-27-13, 06:36 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,446
Posted By Mariner Fan

The dogs will keep you on your toes! I can't ride...

The dogs will keep you on your toes! I can't ride in the backroads without being chased.
04-30-13, 06:36 PM
Replies: 2,648
Views: 590,000
Posted By Mariner Fan

My favorite Trek of all! Great story and perfect...

My favorite Trek of all! Great story and perfect restoration. Well done!
04-25-13, 07:44 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 12,424
Posted By Mariner Fan

I want an early Trek all terrain bike! Let the...

I want an early Trek all terrain bike! Let the hunt begin! :)
04-21-13, 02:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,407
Posted By Mariner Fan

My favorite bars! I like the 46 cm wide version....

My favorite bars! I like the 46 cm wide version. I'm 6'3".
04-20-13, 06:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,191
Posted By Mariner Fan

That bike is cool. :thumb:

That bike is cool. :thumb:
04-13-13, 03:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,217
Posted By Mariner Fan

Well done! It turned out great! :thumb: I...

Well done! It turned out great! :thumb:

I just upgraded a 1986 Trek and installed wider handlebars. I found them much more comfortable than the stock bars.
04-07-13, 04:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 705
Posted By Mariner Fan

Damn, that's a great deal for $75 bucks!

Damn, that's a great deal for $75 bucks!
04-04-13, 05:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,604
Posted By Mariner Fan

I've been eyeing those for awhile. Thanks for the...

I've been eyeing those for awhile. Thanks for the review!
02-11-13, 07:46 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,601
Posted By Mariner Fan

I fell out of a tree once when I was young. It...

I fell out of a tree once when I was young. It hurt, but I was OK. I suppose if I fell out of that tree now; I'd end up in the hospital.
02-07-13, 08:13 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,601
Posted By Mariner Fan

I agree! This year I am spending much more time...

I agree! This year I am spending much more time on my bicycle! :)
02-06-13, 09:32 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,601
Posted By Mariner Fan

There is danger riding your Motorcycle and a...

There is danger riding your Motorcycle and a bicycle. And yet, it is the best feeling to be out on two wheels. :love:
...
02-06-13, 06:45 PM
Replies: 52,411
Views: 7,070,165
Posted By Mariner Fan

That's funny. Too bad the bike is too big.

That's funny. Too bad the bike is too big.
02-05-13, 08:04 PM
Replies: 2,161
Views: 698,069
Posted By Mariner Fan

You have good taste! :love:

You have good taste! :love:
01-30-13, 06:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 383
Posted By Mariner Fan

Cool!

Cool!
01-28-13, 08:26 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,625
Posted By Mariner Fan

My Trek 520. It is a lively frame but not too...

My Trek 520. It is a lively frame but not too "whippy" (if that makes sense). I've owned alot of bikes and this one is my favorite.
01-28-13, 08:09 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,125
Posted By Mariner Fan

I'm with you on that. I want to take my vacation...

I'm with you on that. I want to take my vacation in Peoria to watch the Mariners.
01-27-13, 08:58 PM
Replies: 2,161
Views: 698,069
Posted By Mariner Fan

My Trek 520. ...

My Trek 520.

http://i1224.photobucket.com/albums/ee365/marinerfan1995/007.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-13, 07:55 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,470
Posted By Mariner Fan

For 1300 bucks; i would buy a better used bike....

For 1300 bucks; i would buy a better used bike. They should already have bottle holders, computers, and other upgrades. A lot of folks buy really nice bikes then never ride them. If you are worried...
01-19-13, 10:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 943
Posted By Mariner Fan

My Lemond is a bit newer than that. Mine has a...

My Lemond is a bit newer than that. Mine has a long top tube and will stretch you out when you ride. Pretty common for this brand of bike. The ride is fantastic! :)
...
01-19-13, 09:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,847
Posted By Mariner Fan

Me too! :love: ...

Me too! :love:

http://i1224.photobucket.com/albums/ee365/marinerfan1995/image-5_zps961c6fba.jpg
01-16-13, 01:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,272
Posted By Mariner Fan

Was the bar tape hard to apply?

Was the bar tape hard to apply?
01-14-13, 06:25 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,808
Posted By Mariner Fan

Same here. I've liked Treks since my youth when I...

Same here. I've liked Treks since my youth when I couldn't afford one.
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