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03-16-19, 12:17 PM
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Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

Xtracycle accessory compatibility

Ive been riding a xtracycle free radical conversion of one type or another for 6 or 7 years now and were ready to move up to a purpose built bike. Were looking at the Yuba sweet curry or the...
11-13-18, 08:57 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

Looking through all the available kits I don’t...

Looking through all the available kits I don’t see one that’s specifically for SRAM road. I know all SRAM road levers use the same ends but I don’t know which Jagwire kit would work.
11-11-18, 07:40 AM
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Views: 216
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

Replace SRAM HRD hoses

I want to put different color brake hoses on my new road bike. Its got SRAM Red HRD flat mount hydraulic brakes. Im new to working on hydraulic brakes. I want to change out the stock black hoses...
07-14-18, 08:53 PM
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Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

Hey man - I'm trying to sell my 57cm Team Miyata....

Hey man - I'm trying to sell my 57cm Team Miyata.

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-sales/1149708-81-team-miyata-58cm-450-a.html
07-14-18, 04:29 PM
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Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

'81 Team Miyata 58cm - $450

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05-13-17, 12:45 PM
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Views: 1,838
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

bump. Still available

bump. Still available
09-21-16, 06:03 AM
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Views: 721
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

I have a 80's KHS tourer in 59/60cm (need to...

I have a 80's KHS tourer in 59/60cm (need to measure to be sure) that I need to sell. Its got a ton of braze-ons, canti brakes, nice lugged frame, etc. all the good stuff you'd expect from a nice...
09-21-16, 05:56 AM
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Views: 1,838
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

No, the way the stays are indented (see the photo...

No, the way the stays are indented (see the photo album) there's not any extra clearance to be gained by moving to 650B and likely the widest tire it would fit as 650B is not more than 28mm. Not...
09-12-16, 05:56 PM
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Views: 1,838
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

130mm rear hub.

130mm rear hub.
09-11-16, 07:04 PM
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Views: 1,838
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

pM'd lotek and Siu. man.... sorry I didn't see...

pM'd lotek and Siu. man.... sorry I didn't see you listed as a mod for this forum or I would have pinged you too.

Thanks anyway.
09-11-16, 06:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,838
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

thanks man, I'm actually pretty reluctant to sell...

thanks man, I'm actually pretty reluctant to sell it but where I live in Vermont I just can't ride 25mm tires on an Aluminum frame anymore...it hurts me (gettin old's a son-of-a-..)
09-11-16, 06:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,838
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

AH GEEZ. I meant to post this in C&V Sales,...

AH GEEZ.

I meant to post this in C&V Sales, can a mod please move this for me?
...sorry
09-11-16, 06:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,838
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

$200 - Klein Stage Comp 57cm

57cm Klein Stage Comp - $200

based on the serial number it appears to be a 1997 model. Light fast and stiff. Comes with everything you see: seatpost, BB & headset, stem, bars and Shimano 105...
09-08-16, 12:49 PM
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Views: 614
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

cool story bro.

cool story bro.
09-08-16, 12:45 PM
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Views: 592
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

Both are equally Meh.

Both are equally Meh.
09-08-16, 12:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,493
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

I have a Durkopp frame from the 50's. Paint is...

I have a Durkopp frame from the 50's. Paint is rough and the seat tube is pretty effed up but who knows... might be repairable if you have the time/money/desire.

Want it?

Check out the old...
07-11-16, 06:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 623
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

Sounds like it was written by a scorned former...

Sounds like it was written by a scorned former Shimano marketing exec
07-10-16, 09:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 623
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

Oval?? You mean like Biopace?? I thought that was...

Oval?? You mean like Biopace?? I thought that was just a crusty C&V thing! (I ride biopace rings on my xtracycle)

That's kinda what I was thinking of trying...i like close spacing for road...
07-09-16, 07:55 PM
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Views: 623
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

So basically ride it til the front shock dies and...

So basically ride it til the front shock dies and then replace it
07-09-16, 12:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 623
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

Drivetrain works great, I just see these 10 or...

Drivetrain works great, I just see these 10 or 11x1 setups and I can see how not dealing with a front derailleur would be nice.

I'm just trying to get an idea of why some upgrade or another...
07-09-16, 11:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 623
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

I'm honestly not sure which version of the Four I...

I'm honestly not sure which version of the Four I have, but I was thinking about a 10x1 or 11x1 drivetrain and possibly upgrading the cable actuated brake calipers which are grabby as hell and...
07-09-16, 10:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 640
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

IMFAO neither are particularly amazing so go with...

IMFAO neither are particularly amazing so go with what makes you happy. Or do what you said and chase the allure of a higher end frame and build it up with decent parts.

The best part about the...
07-09-16, 09:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 623
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

2008 Kona Four

I'm just getting back into mountain biking, spent last fall on an old 90's hardtail Trek and this spring I picked up a used '08 Kona Four for $300. I've been having lots of fun on all the...
06-20-16, 06:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,791
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

just email me. alario @ gmail . com

just email me.

alario @ gmail . com
06-20-16, 08:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,791
Posted By Zaphod Beeblebrox

Not this frame. I've owned it for a number of...

Not this frame. I've owned it for a number of years, originally purchase at the trexler town swap many moons ago.
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