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06-11-18, 07:26 PM
Replies: 21
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Posted By nextreme

Just an update: I have the bike re-assembled...

Just an update:
I have the bike re-assembled properly with the rigid fork, my riser bar, and the rapid shifters. I really like the shifters and the suggestion of trekking bars is really enticing...
06-03-18, 03:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,309
Posted By nextreme

Definitely worth considering!

Definitely worth considering!
06-03-18, 03:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,309
Posted By nextreme

Here's a picture of the current state of the...

Here's a picture of the current state of the bike. Notice I've pictured it with a Marzocchi Bomber Z4 fork. At a certain point, I had installed that fork (at a LBS) when I was doing more trail...
06-03-18, 10:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,309
Posted By nextreme

Thanks ! I did find these while researching but...

Thanks ! I did find these while researching but it's nice to have confirmation its what I really need.
Now I just need to find somewhere I can order it in Canada :)
05-31-18, 06:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,309
Posted By nextreme

Thanks for the responses everyone ! I'm not sure...

Thanks for the responses everyone ! I'm not sure I like bar end shifters, tbh I've never ridden with them but the location seems weird to me. Maybe it's just because I've never tried them. I've also...
05-29-18, 07:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,309
Posted By nextreme

Thanks! I did find that post in my research,...

Thanks! I did find that post in my research, unfortunately, I don't think the shifters (SL-M310) allow changing the mounting bracket.
05-29-18, 07:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,309
Posted By nextreme

Thanks for the response! Yeah, I understand the...

Thanks for the response! Yeah, I understand the existing brakes will pose a problem with 650b size wheels. I think there are a couple of options to explore. I've seen a few different styles of...
05-28-18, 07:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,309
Posted By nextreme

MTB->Drop bar conversion, it sure ain't easy !

Hi Everyone,

I'm in the process of converting my 1995 Rocky Mountain Fusion to a drop bar touring/long distance bike, maybe even with 650b wheels.
It's a project I contemplated a few years ago,...
06-05-16, 07:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,986
Posted By nextreme

Ah yes, I get what they mean by grip diameter...

Ah yes, I get what they mean by grip diameter now, and its the wrong shifter model altogether.

thanks
06-04-16, 03:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,986
Posted By nextreme

Thanks for the responses everyone, I actually...

Thanks for the responses everyone, I actually found a user manual for the Altus SL-M310 and it says "Use a handlebar grip with a maximum outer diameter of 36 mm". Here's a link...
06-03-16, 06:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,986
Posted By nextreme

Shimano SL-M310 question

Hi Everyone,

I'm looking at converting my '95 Rocky Mountain Fusion into a tourer, and would like to install drop handlebars.
To do so, my idea is to install rapid fire shifters (Shimano SL-M310)...
02-22-14, 12:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,586
Posted By nextreme

Thanks for the info everyone. I'm reluctant to...

Thanks for the info everyone. I'm reluctant to drill the frame, but if it's only shavings, I guess traditional brakes could still be mounted even after drilling ? I'm was surprised to see that you...
02-22-14, 12:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,586
Posted By nextreme

Convert recessed brakes to nutted

Hi Everyone, this might have been asked before but i didn't find anything in the search. I'd like to convert new Dia Compe GC610 brakes from recessed to nutted, to fit my old frame. You can see the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-10, 04:43 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 10,214
Posted By nextreme

Buy a touring bike, thats what you need. Quick,...

Buy a touring bike, thats what you need.
Quick, plush, smooth shifting, versatile.

:)

(Note: jumbalaya is my buddy, and I'm nagging him, hehe)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-10, 06:46 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 10,214
Posted By nextreme

Excellent purchase ! This bike will serve for...

Excellent purchase ! This bike will serve for many many years, easy. The warranty is easily as good as a bike from a LBS, probably better as Costco has a no hassle policy. The ride will tell you if...
04-12-10, 08:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,832
Posted By nextreme

Thanks for the info desconhecido cheers

Thanks for the info desconhecido

cheers
04-12-10, 07:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,832
Posted By nextreme

Hi, I'm looking at doing the same operation,...

Hi, I'm looking at doing the same operation, specifically with Tiagra BR-4500 model brakes.
According to here...
Forum: Touring
05-10-09, 06:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 799
Posted By nextreme

Michelin City or IRC Tandem?

Hi Everyone, trying to decide between these two tires, the Michelin 700x32 or the IRC 700x30.
Will the size difference actually make a difference? My riding consists of mostly evening rides for...
05-05-09, 12:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 727
Posted By nextreme

Thanks for that info Road Fan, much appreciated. ...

Thanks for that info Road Fan, much appreciated.

I've put together a list of candidate components, would appreciate if you guys could comment if they're all compatible, and are decent choices....
05-03-09, 06:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 727
Posted By nextreme

That is one nice bike! I just came back from a...

That is one nice bike! I just came back from a leisurely ride with my Fuji, and I think I'll be taking the upgrade path too. I just need to figure out what my bike is compatible with, what I want to...
05-03-09, 06:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 727
Posted By nextreme

Thanks for the responses guys. So I could just...

Thanks for the responses guys.
So I could just swap the crank for a triple (maybe something like an FSA Gossamer?) and keep my front derailleur?
Could I keep the rear derailleur and swap the...
05-02-09, 06:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 727
Posted By nextreme

new to forum, intro, upgrading a classic-yes?

Hello Everyone, I'm new to the forum. I recently saved a 1982 Fuji del rey from the scrap for the low sum of $10.00. To be honest, I didn't know what I was buying, I'm an amateur photographer and was...
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