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04-02-20, 11:30 PM
Replies: 376
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Posted By kaliayev

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04-01-20, 07:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 386
Posted By mitchb

So we went shopping, and looked at the Trek FX...

So we went shopping, and looked at the Trek FX 3.0, the Giant Escape, and the Specialized Sirrus 3.0....Then they showed us the Sirrus X 3.0. I Wasn't sure what to think about the Microshift...
03-28-20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 533
Posted By preferdownhill

My home built hybrid

I built a hybrid from a felt frame and moutain bike gears:
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Homemade...
03-25-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 3,967
Views: 502,574
Posted By dueWest

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Self isolation. Took voluntary furlough today. Stay safe out...
03-01-20, 10:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,789
Posted By Batstar

The width of the rear hatch of our XC60 is...

The width of the rear hatch of our XC60 is approx. 40 " and the entry height is 29". Measured length will depend on how far back the front seats are adjusted. It could range anywhere from 60" to 68"...
02-09-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 7,506
Views: 2,295,003
Posted By travbikeman

Finally found a bike that I felt fits me well. My...

Finally found a bike that I felt fits me well. My medium sized Crosstrail, while I enjoyed the bike, I had to make too many changes to come close to fit me. Found a close bike shop in PA that sells...
02-01-20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,251
Posted By kirby999

My modernized Crosscut

Her she is . Im finished except for the pedals . I may take it to a local bike shop and pay them to remove them for me . ...
01-30-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,296
Posted By kirby999

Spent a good part of today fixing up my Schwinn...

Spent a good part of today fixing up my Schwinn Crosscut.
Went 3x8 with a 11-32 cassette on my new wheels , new shifters ,New brake levers , switched the cantilever brakes over to V-brakes ,
I’ve...
01-15-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 527
Posted By WizardOfBoz

That's an excellent and concise summary. ...

That's an excellent and concise summary.

More details, for the skeptical. One of the points of confusion that is often ignored is that fatigue analysis is based upon stress, which is the force...
01-14-20, 06:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,789
Posted By Batstar

In Car Bike Rack

Realizing that I may be a little bit late to the game here, I thought that I would chime in anyways with regards to suggesting another option. This alternative solution virtually checks all the...
Forum: Touring
01-10-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 591
Posted By csport

Many of them :) This one with thru axles:...

Many of them :)

This one with thru axles: https://blackmtncycles.com/frames/mcd-frames/ (also road+ frameset)
Double Cross (I have it), QR:...
01-08-20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,335
Posted By bampilot06

I will, taking it to the shop now.

I will, taking it to the shop now.
01-07-20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 25,973
Posted By Smokinapankake

Old thread but Im going to try to upload my MTB...

Old thread but Im going to try to upload my MTB turned tourer turned everyday do all bike, a 1985 Peugeot Canyon Express:...
01-05-20, 03:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 602
Posted By dsbrantjr

Sizing rods are MUCH better because they are...

Sizing rods are MUCH better because they are truly round. A rod or hole can be WAY out of round but measure a constant diameter with a caliper or hole gauge: Extreme example: ...
01-05-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,949
Posted By zjrog

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I think that is not quite the measure you expected for the Marin, but...
01-02-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,076
Posted By Sy Reene

For a minimalist tool option, if you choose to...

For a minimalist tool option, if you choose to carry one at all, I typically recommend the Tom7 from SKS. Nice little pouch, good steel.
2.5, 3, 4, 5, 6mm,T25 and a Phillips
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01-01-20, 04:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,233
Posted By Jmpierce

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Final version until I can figure out the lights with dyne power.
Forum: Touring
12-29-19, 02:02 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 13,374
Posted By Happy Feet

Looked up the Trek Marlin 7 and it appears to be...

Looked up the Trek Marlin 7 and it appears to be a pretty upright hardtail. While any saddle can fit any bike there are a couple of notes about the Flyer and Brooks in general.

1. The flyer is...
Forum: Touring
12-26-19, 05:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,629
Posted By jpescatore

On Tuesday I biked from Brunswick MD to north of...

On Tuesday I biked from Brunswick MD to north of Harper's Ferry on the C&O Towpath, mainly to see the bridge damage.

First off, the resurfacing work is pretty much complete all the way up to mile...
Forum: Touring
12-25-19, 09:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 444
Posted By Tourist in MSN

My Raceblade XL fenders according to SKS are for...

My Raceblade XL fenders according to SKS are for up to 32mm tires. So, that won't work.

Last summer for a tour I bought some clip on fenders, but they did not fit on my frame and fork with my...
Forum: Touring
12-25-19, 07:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,629
Posted By travbikeman

I cross this bridge to go to work in MD. It's...

I cross this bridge to go to work in MD. It's not safe for a biker. But the concrete barrier to right of picture is a walkway between it and the green steel rail. Still, way too close to traffic...
12-19-19, 08:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,412
Posted By 257 roberts

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12-12-19, 12:57 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,687
Posted By Papa Ado

Our US office sells directly to Amazon for...

Our US office sells directly to Amazon for resale. You can contact them at info@kmcchain.us to determine whichis an authorized account/seller there. Again, we are doing our best to crack down on...
12-09-19, 07:52 AM
Replies: 3,967
Views: 502,574
Posted By camjr

I took my '76 Motobecane out for a 26 miler on...

I took my '76 Motobecane out for a 26 miler on Saturday morning, but rode the Fuji Absolute as a trail bike behind the float from my wife's school in a local Christmas Parade of Lights. I chose to...
12-09-19, 07:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 822
Posted By DorkDisk

To me, it looks more like a cheaper version of a...

To me, it looks more like a cheaper version of a Girvin flex stem, (http://www.retrobike.co.uk/forum/download/file.php?id=139693) so it would be a suspension stem, and not an adjustable stem. If so,...
11-21-19, 08:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 427
Posted By jackbombay

Topless dude wearing clogs wins the internet!

Topless dude wearing clogs wins the internet!
11-20-19, 03:46 PM
Replies: 1,353
Views: 86,588
Posted By curbtender

That's the phone message I get when my neighbor...

That's the phone message I get when my neighbor restocks his refrigerator in his shed...
11-18-19, 11:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 217
Posted By Jeff Wills

This old thread has pictures of this type crank. ...

This old thread has pictures of this type crank. You should be able to figure out how to disassemble it.
...
11-18-19, 08:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 217
Posted By clubman

A bike that can't be serviced isn't worth riding...

A bike that can't be serviced isn't worth riding for long so go for it. I'd measure the width of the cotter to make sure it's a standard available size, maybe 9.5 mm. Remove it carefully in case you...
11-18-19, 09:32 AM
Replies: 12
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Views: 636
Posted By BillyD

Hi Todd, let's take a pause and look at the whole...

Hi Todd, let's take a pause and look at the whole forest instead of just the few trees right in front of you. These forums are first and foremost discussion forums, NOT a marketplace. For the...
11-16-19, 07:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,497
Posted By fullergarrett

I ordered the Schwalbe Marathons. It took a...

I ordered the Schwalbe Marathons. It took a little bit longer since Amazon sent me the wrong tire size (sent me a 700c size, but someone at some point put a “26x2.0” inventory sticker on it.) So...
11-16-19, 05:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 659
Posted By BFisher

Here is my folder: ...

Here is my folder:
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I rewired it from the generator to the contact at the...
11-08-19, 02:53 PM
Replies: 1,353
Views: 86,588
Posted By rustystrings61

Toe strap buttons! They go on the end of the toe...

Toe strap buttons! They go on the end of the toe strap to make it just a bit easier to snag when cinching them down on the fly. On fixed-gears, especially, they're awesome.

Of course, if you...
10-31-19, 11:07 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 84,505
Posted By Fredr500

Here are my 2 new Rolls ...

Here are my 2 new Rolls

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The 2 Roll Elites that now live in my garage.
10-23-19, 02:43 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,687
Posted By Papa Ado

Thanks for your input on packaging. It coincided...

Thanks for your input on packaging. It coincided with a revamp of our model lineup including new model names (i.e. Z72 to Z8 for 8 speed) and atrophy of some less popular models. The problem with our...
10-20-19, 11:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,200
Posted By verktyg

Simplex Maxi Prestige Long Arm Derailleur

au contraire mon frere

Alpine Gearing found on most non racing bike boom models had 14-28T 5sp FWs with 52-42T, 52-40T or 52-36T cranks. The standard Simplex Prestige RDs could usually handle...
10-20-19, 05:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,618
Posted By thumpism

I'm kinda partial to my own K-Mart triple, as I...

I'm kinda partial to my own K-Mart triple, as I call it; a Fuji-branded Sugino Maxy II double crank with a SunTour 22T freewheel cog bolted up....
10-20-19, 07:52 AM
Replies: 7,506
Views: 2,295,003
Posted By jbchybridrider

89 Sakae Litage ...

89 Sakae Litage

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10-17-19, 06:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,800
Posted By northbend

Check out the straddle cable hanger made from a...

Check out the straddle cable hanger made from a chain link
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48916353227_37bbfa8dd2_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hwz6At)
cable straddle made from chain link...
10-14-19, 07:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,473
Posted By tgenec86

Rescued 1972 Peugeot PX10!

When I started posting here, I described in the Newbie thread about the little gold mine I hit. I was shopping in a dingy antique mall - more of a junk shop really, but came across a bike that...
10-13-19, 11:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,262
Posted By Bryan C.

How about a 1000 mile review that nobody asked...

How about a 1000 mile review that nobody asked for? :D Sure, why not.

This bike was supposed to be a budget friendly all around city bike. As from earlier posts you can see I decided to give it...
10-13-19, 12:10 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,049
Posted By cuda2k

Looking into it! Hopefully it's just a server...

Looking into it! Hopefully it's just a server glitch that my hosting service needs to resolve. I have been looking to move hosting service, this might just be the push I needed.
10-13-19, 10:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,026
Posted By Sandstrom

Here is one before/after that I recently acquired...

Here is one before/after that I recently acquired and de-crustified :D

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10-11-19, 03:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 940
Posted By zacster

No, I find it easier. You learn quickly that it...

No, I find it easier. You learn quickly that it only takes a touch to get to the next gear in either direction. I find with wider spacer you need to jockey it around a lot more to kill the noise....
10-10-19, 03:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 890
Posted By non-fixie

For mrs non-fixie's Mral this was more or less...

For mrs non-fixie's Mral this was more or less its maiden trip. The frame is light and stiff, the SunTour Vx's shifting action got high praise but the brake lever reach was a bit too much (but...
10-08-19, 09:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,635
Posted By WGB

The nice thing about posting here is all the good...

The nice thing about posting here is all the good ideas and good advice.

The awkward part is that when you F-up (like I did) you have to publicly admit it what you did, so here I go.

It seems...
10-04-19, 10:32 AM
Replies: 14,943
Views: 1,486,308
Posted By abshipp

It sure did! I'm still not used to how early...

It sure did!

I'm still not used to how early the sun is setting, so I ended up getting a few night miles in last night. And I think it's time to put away the summer cycling shoes, my feet got so...
09-30-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,500
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I know its not a BF'er yard because the drive...

I know its not a BF'er yard because the drive sides are facing in.
09-30-19, 08:18 AM
Replies: 14,943
Views: 1,486,308
Posted By non-fixie

Mrs non-fixie and I are riding around Tuscany...

Mrs non-fixie and I are riding around Tuscany this week, "training" for L'Eroica.

Love this area, the Crete Sinesi. Rougher than the Chianti, but very beautiful.
...
09-27-19, 03:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,294
Posted By JoeTBM

Qmavam - a big shout out to you. You are a...

Qmavam - a big shout out to you.

You are a stand-up guy. I truly hope the part I sent you helped you and was were able to resolve the issue with the rear DER.

Thank you for the donation to my...
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