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04-02-13, 07:49 PM
Replies: 7,359
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Posted By Donkey Hodie

Wow! Thanks for the great advice, photos of your...

Wow! Thanks for the great advice, photos of your conversion, and all the useful information! I am plan on keeping my stumpy as stock as possible at first, and as time goes on, possibly upgrading it...
04-02-13, 07:38 PM
Replies: 7,359
Views: 3,203,070
Posted By Donkey Hodie

I'm definitely going to do the stumpjumper first....

I'm definitely going to do the stumpjumper first.



Does this mean I wouldn't have to cold set or spread the rear chainstays? I would prefer to not have to do that as I would like to keep the...
03-30-13, 04:03 PM
Replies: 7,359
Views: 3,203,070
Posted By Donkey Hodie

This is hands down one of the most entertaining...

This is hands down one of the most entertaining and informative threads that I've read in a long time. It's because of all the beautiful builds here that I am seriously contemplating doing the drop...
03-26-13, 04:31 PM
Replies: 8,140
Views: 2,550,207
Posted By Donkey Hodie

Yep, thats the one...Thanks! I think I scored...

Yep, thats the one...Thanks! I think I scored good with it. I'm looking forward to hooking it up.

Nice Schwinn! I love the old chrome mtn bikes.
03-25-13, 08:36 PM
Replies: 8,140
Views: 2,550,207
Posted By Donkey Hodie

oops. double post. Don't know why that happened.

oops. double post. Don't know why that happened.
03-25-13, 08:34 PM
Replies: 8,140
Views: 2,550,207
Posted By Donkey Hodie

Just picked up this 1986 Mongoose ATB that was on...

Just picked up this 1986 Mongoose ATB that was on craigslist for 70.00 bucks. I love these old Mongoose ATBs. My first real geared bike was a light blue one. I kind of like the clean look of the...
03-24-13, 10:24 PM
Replies: 7,359
Views: 3,203,070
Posted By Donkey Hodie

I noticed that ad today. I'm thinking I might...

I noticed that ad today. I'm thinking I might have to sang this one up! :thumb:



This is a truly beautiful looking build. Very inspiring!
03-24-13, 08:49 AM
Replies: 7,359
Views: 3,203,070
Posted By Donkey Hodie

It's been ages since I posted at bikeforums, but...

It's been ages since I posted at bikeforums, but I had to say that this is a beautiful looking build. I just acquired a near-pristine 1983 grey stumpjumper that I am thinking of setting up with drops...
Forum: Commuting
05-06-11, 10:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,613
Posted By Donkey Hodie

Oh, man! The Salsa Vaya and Casseroll both look...

Oh, man! The Salsa Vaya and Casseroll both look very nice! All of Salsa's bikes look really nice this year actually. If I were you, and could afford it, I would go with either the Vaya or the...
Forum: Commuting
08-28-09, 02:42 PM
Replies: 15,569
Views: 11,902,152
Posted By Donkey Hodie

Love the Lotus!

Love the Lotus!
08-03-09, 03:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,676
Posted By Donkey Hodie

Thanks for the information Blue Order!

Thanks for the information Blue Order!
06-30-09, 09:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,208
Posted By Donkey Hodie

Here is my U.S.A. made Raleigh Portage: ...

Here is my U.S.A. made Raleigh Portage:
http://www.bikeforums.net/showpost.php?p=8992856&postcount=4963

I have yet to put on the higher Nitto Stem, and the 48 cm Noodle bars I have for it. Need...
Forum: Commuting
05-31-09, 02:09 AM
Replies: 15,569
Views: 11,902,152
Posted By Donkey Hodie

Thanks man! I actually wanted a long haul trucker...

Thanks man! I actually wanted a long haul trucker for some years now, but just recently I jumped on this beauty for somewhat less than it would cost for a complete LHT. Although I really couldn't...
Forum: Commuting
05-28-09, 12:38 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 23,593
Posted By Donkey Hodie

I read somewhere either here on the bikeforums or...

I read somewhere either here on the bikeforums or elsewhere on the net that Raleigh U.S.A. in the 80"s was really owned by Huffy. If this is true then I guess my new to me 25ish year old bike is...
Forum: Commuting
05-27-09, 12:44 PM
Replies: 15,569
Views: 11,902,152
Posted By Donkey Hodie

My latest Bicycle... Raleigh Portage Touring...

My latest Bicycle...
Raleigh Portage Touring bike. Everything is original except the foam handlebar tape. I am going to add a 48cm noodle bar, and a higher nitto stem. The Portage came stock with...
Forum: Commuting
05-26-09, 03:54 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,747
Posted By Donkey Hodie

Try behind restaurants, and ask at convenient...

Try behind restaurants, and ask at convenient stores as well.
Forum: Commuting
04-18-09, 10:08 PM
Replies: 15,569
Views: 11,902,152
Posted By Donkey Hodie

I love these old three speed conversions. Great...

I love these old three speed conversions. Great set-up.
Forum: Commuting
04-14-09, 03:30 AM
Replies: 15,569
Views: 11,902,152
Posted By Donkey Hodie

I like it, but I would love it with a SA 3 speed....

I like it, but I would love it with a SA 3 speed.
Very nice.
What kind of fenders are those?
Forum: Commuting
04-13-09, 12:25 AM
Replies: 15,569
Views: 11,902,152
Posted By Donkey Hodie

Nice whip!:thumb: I just ran across sanner...

Nice whip!:thumb:
I just ran across sanner bikes on the net the other night. Nice looking lugged or tig welded frames for reasonable prices. I might be looking to purchase one in the future.
03-31-09, 04:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,208
Posted By Donkey Hodie

I have a Raleigh Portage Touring bike on the way!...

I have a Raleigh Portage Touring bike on the way! I hope I did not pay to much for it. Turns out that someone else wanted it very much. The opposing bidder spent all afternoon on the final auction...
Forum: Commuting
03-31-09, 02:25 AM
Replies: 15,569
Views: 11,902,152
Posted By Donkey Hodie

I'm not sure what it is. I think the guy who...

I'm not sure what it is. I think the guy who built it up said it was an Italian racing frame. He might have said it was a torpedo, but I am not sure about that. It is a much lighter than it looks in...
Forum: Commuting
03-30-09, 02:04 AM
Replies: 15,569
Views: 11,902,152
Posted By Donkey Hodie

Here is my Surly 1x1 8-speed commuter bike, and...

Here is my Surly 1x1 8-speed commuter bike, and my (new to me) vintage purple 3-speed. The purple bike is built up with used vintage components down to the SA aw hub and the B-72. I love the Surly...
Forum: Commuting
11-14-08, 04:04 AM
Replies: 15,569
Views: 11,902,152
Posted By Donkey Hodie

sweet crosscheck! what brand and type of...

sweet crosscheck! what brand and type of handlebars are you using on it?
Forum: Commuting
10-16-08, 09:23 PM
Replies: 15,569
Views: 11,902,152
Posted By Donkey Hodie

Very nice craigslist find. Looks like you have a...

Very nice craigslist find. Looks like you have a perfect commuter setup there.
Forum: Foo
09-29-08, 01:38 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 23,302
Posted By Donkey Hodie

Pee-Wee is very real.:notamused:

Pee-Wee is very real.:notamused:
Forum: Commuting
09-29-08, 12:55 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,112
Posted By Donkey Hodie

What is that in your front basket? First thing I...

What is that in your front basket? First thing I noticed was that the rubbish (or whatever it is) looks kind of like a cartoon skull. Anyone else notice that?
Forum: Commuting
09-20-08, 11:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,538
Posted By Donkey Hodie

Handlebar mounted missile-launchers. Maybe...

Handlebar mounted missile-launchers.

Maybe some kind of discrete camera set-up made specifically for moments like this would be a perfect solution. To be able to get a video or photos of the...
Forum: Commuting
09-08-08, 10:14 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,592
Posted By Donkey Hodie

Thats just a small nitto rack. The racks in the...

Thats just a small nitto rack. The racks in the picture are not included. I assume any front pannier rack can be attached to the fork. I think you can see more braze-ons for it in the picture if you...
Forum: Commuting
09-08-08, 11:53 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,592
Posted By Donkey Hodie

So what about this bike don't people like besides...

So what about this bike don't people like besides the sloping top tube and 2000 dollar price?


It definitely comes with nice components.
Forum: Commuting
09-08-08, 01:18 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,850
Posted By Donkey Hodie

I love the pic! I have some very similar desktop...

I love the pic! I have some very similar desktop pics involving Martians, Lego Boba Fett, and...I'll stop with that.
Big brother is watching. :twitchy:
LOL
Forum: Commuting
09-07-08, 12:37 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,592
Posted By Donkey Hodie

09 Salsa Fargo

http://www.salsacycles.com/images/zoom_fargo_bk.jpg
Link to specs:
http://www.salsacycles.com/fargoComp09.html
Looks pretty sweet. It has six water bottle braze ons!
Forum: Commuting
08-29-08, 01:32 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,738
Posted By Donkey Hodie

I have two bikes: Surly 1x1 set up with fat...

I have two bikes:
Surly 1x1 set up with fat slicks, a touring bar, and an 8 speed hub for commuting duties.
http://img258.imageshack.us/img258/9946/mybike2uo0.jpg

MY other bike is a Dahon Jack...
08-27-08, 10:52 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 16,510
Posted By Donkey Hodie

I don't have my bike with me at the moment, so I...

I don't have my bike with me at the moment, so I cannot measure it right away. I do know that these dimension bars closely resemble the North Road bars that were on my old 1971 Raleigh Sports. Main...
08-27-08, 12:44 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 16,510
Posted By Donkey Hodie

I just bought the wald touring bar for my 1x1,...

I just bought the wald touring bar for my 1x1, and the first thing I noticed after opening the package, was a little bit of rust already on the inside of the tubing. I drove down to my friend's shop...
Forum: Commuting
08-18-08, 02:02 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 11,284
Posted By Donkey Hodie

I wish they made a BigWheels for big kids. I miss...

I wish they made a BigWheels for big kids. I miss the BigWheels.
Forum: Commuting
07-25-08, 03:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,351
Posted By Donkey Hodie

What is it and where can I get one???

What is it and where can I get one???
Forum: Commuting
07-25-08, 08:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,299
Posted By Donkey Hodie

Thongs all day....j/k

Thongs all day....j/k
Forum: Commuting
07-25-08, 06:56 AM
Replies: 15,569
Views: 11,902,152
Posted By Donkey Hodie

The Jamis Aurora is a very interesting and...

The Jamis Aurora is a very interesting and attractive looking ride. I am trying to decide between the Aurora, Surly LHT, and Bianchi Volpe. My LBS sells jamis and bianchi, and he can order any...
Forum: Commuting
07-25-08, 06:33 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 116,217
Posted By Donkey Hodie

I never thought about going to Walmart for...

I never thought about going to Walmart for synthetic 1! I hate oil, cars, etc... but I use Mobil Synthetic one and it is painfully expensive. I guess if ya can't beat em', then might as well go to...
Forum: Commuting
07-16-08, 12:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,985
Posted By Donkey Hodie

check out the Jamis commuter line up of bikes as...

check out the Jamis commuter line up of bikes as well. They look like good deals to me.
Here is the commuter 3:
http://www.jamisbikes.com/usa/bikes/08_bikes/08commuter3.html

For $150 more than...
Forum: Commuting
07-16-08, 12:20 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,454
Posted By Donkey Hodie

No doubt. You never know whats going to happen...

No doubt. You never know whats going to happen next. You can only speculate the future.
Forum: Commuting
06-30-08, 11:20 PM
Replies: 15,569
Views: 11,902,152
Posted By Donkey Hodie

Sweet Hercules.

Sweet Hercules.
Forum: Commuting
06-02-08, 11:18 PM
Replies: 15,569
Views: 11,902,152
Posted By Donkey Hodie

love the LHT. A New complete LHT will be mine...

love the LHT. A New complete LHT will be mine someday hopefully soon.
Forum: Commuting
05-14-08, 12:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,056
Posted By Donkey Hodie

Hacker friend? or cop friend?

Hacker friend? or cop friend?
Forum: Commuting
05-06-08, 12:16 AM
Replies: 15,569
Views: 11,902,152
Posted By Donkey Hodie

Nice ride! What handlebars are those? Are they...

Nice ride!
What handlebars are those? Are they the Soma Dove bars by any chance?
I'm looking to replace my mtb riser bars with some northroad style bars.
Forum: Commuting
03-18-08, 09:05 PM
Replies: 15,569
Views: 11,902,152
Posted By Donkey Hodie

Nice looking bike. What is it?

Nice looking bike. What is it?
Forum: Commuting
03-09-08, 02:01 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 20,144
Posted By Donkey Hodie

Go for it. I'm about to do it myself.

Go for it. I'm about to do it myself.
Forum: Commuting
02-27-08, 03:44 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,573
Posted By Donkey Hodie

The seat post is a 3T 4GX Seatpost. It came...

The seat post is a 3T 4GX Seatpost.

It came with the frame when I bought it has a complete singlespeed off ebay for only 420 bucks. I thought it was a sweet deal for a like new 2007 complete...
Forum: Commuting
02-27-08, 03:27 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,573
Posted By Donkey Hodie

"And finally, the Gentleman's Express" -SammyBoy ...

"And finally, the Gentleman's Express" -SammyBoy

Very classy. I like this one a lot.

Its great to see so many awesome IGH bikes here!
Forum: Commuting
02-27-08, 02:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,677
Posted By Donkey Hodie

The bike looks great! What handlebars are those?...

The bike looks great! What handlebars are those? I think those might be exactly what I am looking for.
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