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09-18-20, 10:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 632
Posted By Chris Chicago

Cold set it and realign the drops , so if one of...

Cold set it and realign the drops , so if one of the dropouts snap away from the stays a year from now, you won't wonder if it's because you cut corners.

don't ask me how I know
09-07-20, 10:59 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 6,255
Posted By Chris Chicago

These sram cranks on the red trek are cool...

These sram cranks on the red trek are cool compared to shimanos, to my eye.
...
04-29-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 559
Posted By Chris Chicago

I went with the big pliers method first. Seemed...

I went with the big pliers method first. Seemed prudent given my inexperience with dremels.

Took some elbow grease but managed to get both off. Looks like there was some metal stuck on one pad,...
04-18-20, 12:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 959
Posted By Chris Chicago

the bantam is no bso

That is a smooth riding kids cruiser that will still ride smooth after 40+ years.
04-07-20, 10:06 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,555
Posted By Chris Chicago

I had to replace a bunch of parts on an old...

I had to replace a bunch of parts on an old mongoose atb. It takes time and effort cleaning parts and getting things set up right. In the end you'll be better with nice working DX parts on there....
03-20-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 756
Posted By Chris Chicago

that rockhopper at 50 is the way to go. great...

that rockhopper at 50 is the way to go. great frame, nice shape, great price. and it should fit you being a taller frame. I wouldn't hesitate to aquire it if I was looking to start a drop bar mtb...
03-16-20, 10:47 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,937
Posted By Chris Chicago

all right all right!

I read the entire thread without clicking the link..wondering which stumpy it was and winner winner chicken dinner it's the same ($100) one I've been getting ready for my 12 yr old daughter this...
11-26-19, 12:23 PM
Replies: 902
Views: 160,129
Posted By Chris Chicago

I remember the frames selling slowly and getting...

I remember the frames selling slowly and getting down to around $400 before they were gone. a few may have been sold on ebay for less. too bad bc it is cool bike
11-01-19, 02:08 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,465
Posted By Chris Chicago

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/675x747/bike_fun_7a29830e5e93cebd6094f14dff5cb3cd85ba0137.jpg
11-01-19, 11:38 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 12,987
Posted By Chris Chicago

don't hit the stem bolt with a bare hammer. you...

don't hit the stem bolt with a bare hammer. you will likely leave a mark that reminds you of your mistake for eternity.
10-21-19, 03:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,578
Posted By Chris Chicago

I have no inside information, at all. My...

I have no inside information, at all.

My guess is TJ was tired of working with the newspaper and waiting for the right moment to break away. Decided he could piggy back on the Carson King story...
09-28-19, 11:05 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,902
Posted By Chris Chicago

Diamondback apex, ascent. Fuji mount Fuji ...

Diamondback apex, ascent.
Fuji mount Fuji
GITANE had a atb.

If you're patient you'll score.
Check this thread for more...
08-28-19, 10:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,018
Posted By Chris Chicago

how about this one ...

how about this one

http://www.gitaneusa.com/images/catalog/1986/1986French3.jpg
08-08-19, 01:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,127
Posted By Chris Chicago

yeah, pop or snap sound then wheel starts rubbing...

yeah, pop or snap sound then wheel starts rubbing the chainstay. I tried getting it on straight for 10minutes before noticing the crack. that would be fun to have on video, me scratching my head...
08-08-19, 12:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,127
Posted By Chris Chicago

Snap there goes the old Trek

this happened yesterday. from what I gather it maybe can be tig welded. but could be cheaper to just find another frame. It's an early 80s trek 610, 24in.

I had squeezed a 130mm hubbed wheel in...
11-09-18, 11:41 AM
Replies: 847
Views: 241,361
Posted By Chris Chicago

this one looks nice

this one looks nice
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