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01-21-11, 09:39 PM
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Posted By digitalbicycle

Dang, if those were 36h `i'd be all over 'em, but...

Dang, if those were 36h `i'd be all over 'em, but i've already got the hubs.
01-20-11, 10:52 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 57,602
Posted By digitalbicycle

ISO: 26" rims, 36 hole, or complete 26"...

ISO:
26" rims, 36 hole, or complete 26" wheelset.

HAVE:
Various things, let me know what you want.
01-20-11, 10:50 PM
Replies: 15,283
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Posted By digitalbicycle

ISO: 26" touring rims, 36 hole, or complete 26"...

ISO:
26" touring rims, 36 hole, or complete 26" touring wheelset.

HAVE:
Various things, let me know what you want.
09-15-10, 08:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,981
Posted By digitalbicycle

To change the subject a little, I'm surprised to...

To change the subject a little, I'm surprised to see an '83 with under-BB cable routing and a sloping fork crown. Was that par for the course on higher-end bikes that long ago? I always associate...
09-06-10, 08:14 AM
Replies: 6,554
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Posted By digitalbicycle

That's a Stumpjumper Sport, they had the lugged...

That's a Stumpjumper Sport, they had the lugged unicrown fork instead of the crowned fork during the mid '80s. Mine's an '86 and is identical to yours except it has a canti brake on the seatstays...
08-10-10, 06:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,787
Posted By digitalbicycle

Good choice and good bargaining. That's a hell of...

Good choice and good bargaining. That's a hell of a deal.
08-09-10, 10:00 PM
Replies: 15,283
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Posted By digitalbicycle

Have: - 1986 Stumpjumper Sport, I believe this...

Have:
- 1986 Stumpjumper Sport, I believe this was sold as a 22" frame. 54cm seat tube c-c, 57cm top tube c-c. Includes a bunch of the original parts: Nitto (Specialized branded) stem and bars,...
08-09-10, 08:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,787
Posted By digitalbicycle

At less than $200, I think that's a good deal...

At less than $200, I think that's a good deal regardless of the dents from the kickstand. I don't think those kickstand dents will negatively affect frame strength at all. Those Fujis are nice old...
08-08-10, 09:00 PM
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Posted By digitalbicycle

See my post below.

See my post below.
08-08-10, 08:46 PM
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Views: 6,841,461
Posted By digitalbicycle

Panasonic mixte w/cantilever brakes, $150, second...

Panasonic mixte w/cantilever brakes, $150, second time they've posted this so maybe they'll deal.
http://tucson.craigslist.org/bik/1887963941.html
...
08-02-10, 12:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 713
Posted By digitalbicycle

To be honest, I'm hoping to get larger tires than...

To be honest, I'm hoping to get larger tires than that, which is why I'm looking into a MTB. I really like 1.95" tires for the city and dirt road riding I do. The 650B conversions I've seen don't...
08-02-10, 10:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 713
Posted By digitalbicycle

Yes, it'll take 700c's. But that only bought me...

Yes, it'll take 700c's. But that only bought me maybe another 3mm tire width, with the same fender clearance problems, so I didn't pursue it.
08-02-10, 10:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 713
Posted By digitalbicycle

The Stumpjumper has a 57cm top tube and a 109.5cm...

The Stumpjumper has a 57cm top tube and a 109.5cm wheelbase. The Voyageur's wheelbase is 105cm.

http://i217.photobucket.com/albums/cc35/digitalbicycle/1986%20Stumpjumper%20Sport/DSCN3749.jpg
08-01-10, 10:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 713
Posted By digitalbicycle

Can I find a MTB w/similar geometry to my tourer?

My current ride is the 1990 Schwinn Voyageur in the picture below. I use it for commuting, short tours, and weekend rides that are usually no longer than 30 or 40 miles. I love the way it handles but...
07-22-10, 05:28 PM
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Posted By digitalbicycle

http://tucson.craigslist.org/bik/1857473988.html ...

http://tucson.craigslist.org/bik/1857473988.html

Specialized Expedition, 25", $225. I called about it and was told that wheels, seatpost, and seat are not original but seller believes everything...
Forum: Touring
04-13-10, 11:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,488
Posted By digitalbicycle

Are any Sun rims still made in the US? How do the...

Are any Sun rims still made in the US? How do the Rhino Lites compare to the CR-18s?
04-13-10, 06:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,099
Posted By digitalbicycle

Why not come up with your own logo? It'd be...

Why not come up with your own logo? It'd be pretty cool to have "Jawa Custom Saddles" or something like that on your saddle!
Forum: Touring
04-12-10, 11:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,488
Posted By digitalbicycle

Deore hubs for touring? Advice on wheelset, please.

I'm looking at some 36 hole Deore hubs (M530 I believe) for a rigid mtb tourer I want to build. It'll be ridden on pavement and dirt roads, some of which are in poor shape with a lot of washboarding...
Forum: Touring
04-12-10, 11:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 16,153
Posted By digitalbicycle

Lemme keep this zombie alive a little longer: ...

Lemme keep this zombie alive a little longer:

I'm looking for a 26" rim for a rigid mtb tourer I'm building. I'm going to ride it on a little pavement and a lot of dirt roads, some of which are...
03-25-10, 07:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,910
Posted By digitalbicycle

+1

+1
Forum: Touring
03-14-10, 07:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,928
Posted By digitalbicycle

I second this. Look for something from the...

I second this. Look for something from the mid-late 80s with really long chainstays. I have size 12 feet and the chainstays on my '86 Stumpjumper Sport are long enough that I clear my panniers with...
03-14-10, 06:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,658
Posted By digitalbicycle

Google "Peugeot Canyon Express" and you'll get...

Google "Peugeot Canyon Express" and you'll get some catalog scans in which Peugeot definitely advertises it as a mountain bike instead of part of their commuter/city line.
02-21-10, 09:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 687
Posted By digitalbicycle

Bike coops usually have a trillion of em that...

Bike coops usually have a trillion of em that they've stripped off those old bikes w/stem shifters. Also, you may have some luck using the clamp-on DT shifter bosses and mounting the cable stops...
12-26-09, 05:12 PM
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Posted By digitalbicycle

1982 Trek 720 touring bike in New Hampshire: ...

1982 Trek 720 touring bike in New Hampshire:
http://nh.craigslist.org/bik/1523850849.html
Replies: 31
Views: 1,719
Posted By digitalbicycle

Miamijim and Bob Barker are spot on. No...

Miamijim and Bob Barker are spot on. No compatibility issues with a friction freewheel (it's not a cassette). You may have to replace both the chain and the freewheel but that's not a big deal....
10-27-09, 11:40 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 10,280
Posted By digitalbicycle

I've read through about half this thread so far...

I've read through about half this thread so far and would like to second the following suggestions:

- Clamp on downtube cable stops with barrel adjusters.
- Gum hoods (Aero ones are just about...
10-20-09, 01:45 PM
Replies: 2,641
Views: 578,841
Posted By digitalbicycle

[QUOTE=intron;9892023][QUOTE=Sixty Fiver;9577507]...

[QUOTE=intron;9892023][QUOTE=Sixty Fiver;9577507]

You happen to know who makes that front brake cable stop?
QUOTE]

Suntour. I just pulled an identical one off of a 1986 Cimarron.
08-09-09, 09:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 254
Posted By digitalbicycle

DT barrel adjusters for old MTBs?

I've got a 1986 Stumpjumper Sport that I'm rebuilding w/drop bars and barend shifters. I'd like to put some sort of barrel adjuster in the housing stops on the down tube. I'm sure they make something...
08-09-09, 08:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 753
Posted By digitalbicycle

I assume you mean different length BB spindles,...

I assume you mean different length BB spindles, not cranks, right?
Forum: Touring
08-08-09, 10:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 422
Posted By digitalbicycle

That was mighty generous of you. Wish I'd seen...

That was mighty generous of you. Wish I'd seen that post this morning.
08-07-09, 08:28 PM
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Views: 5,121,304
Posted By digitalbicycle

OK, I've changed tack a little bit -- here's a...

OK, I've changed tack a little bit -- here's a long shot. Anyone got a set of Phil Wood hubs, 126mm freewheel rear, that they're looking to trade?

I've got:
- Specialized pantographed (made by...
08-07-09, 07:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 400
Posted By digitalbicycle

Damn, why can't that be in WNC? Can't justify...

Damn, why can't that be in WNC? Can't justify driving halfway across the state....
08-07-09, 06:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,108
Posted By digitalbicycle

Yep, I figured there was some kind of proprietary...

Yep, I figured there was some kind of proprietary gizmo that did it. If you feel like posting a pic I'm curious to see one.
08-07-09, 04:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,108
Posted By digitalbicycle

I had that exact same problem once. I couldn't...

I had that exact same problem once. I couldn't figure it out and scrapped the derailer. Wish I could be more help.
08-07-09, 08:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 393
Posted By digitalbicycle

Brazed, you say? As in fillet brazed? Wow....

Brazed, you say? As in fillet brazed? Wow. Beautiful bike.
08-06-09, 08:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 372
Posted By digitalbicycle

+1 and +1.

+1 and +1.
08-06-09, 01:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 535
Posted By digitalbicycle

Those old Sequoias are what's called sports...

Those old Sequoias are what's called sports tourers, relaxed road bike geometry that would probably be very good for what you want. However, at at 5'11" that bike looks way too small for you. The...
08-06-09, 01:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,170
Posted By digitalbicycle

How?

How?
08-06-09, 01:30 PM
Replies: 13,507
Views: 2,712,095
Posted By digitalbicycle

I dunno, $200 for stamped dropouts and stem...

I dunno, $200 for stamped dropouts and stem shifters seems pretty high to me.
Replies: 5
Views: 1,913
Posted By digitalbicycle

$500 is definitely too high. I wouldn't pay that...

$500 is definitely too high. I wouldn't pay that even if it didn't have the ding.
Replies: 9
Views: 1,044
Posted By digitalbicycle

Any idea of the year? Often the year of...

Any idea of the year? Often the year of production can be determined by the serial number. Is it possible to post pics?
08-05-09, 09:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 687
Posted By digitalbicycle

Yep, Schwalbe Marathon Plus, for example. And...

Yep, Schwalbe Marathon Plus, for example. And what I'd call commuting tires, too, like the Specialized Borough XC Sport.

You're right, no way would a 45mm fit on the OP's bike. The Odyssey I saw a...
08-05-09, 09:40 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,519
Posted By digitalbicycle

Given that N does not equal 1, N-(N-1).

Given that N does not equal 1, N-(N-1).
08-05-09, 04:10 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,121,304
Posted By digitalbicycle

Want: Nice quality 26" wheelset, 126mm rear...

Want:

Nice quality 26" wheelset, 126mm rear hub spacing. 36 hole. Prefer all silver w/cartridge bearing hubs but tell me what you got.
Nitto dirtdrop stem, 80mm
Silver Surly front and rear racks...
08-03-09, 07:14 PM
Replies: 13,507
Views: 2,712,095
Posted By digitalbicycle

Finally got some photos of the 1986 Cimarron...

Finally got some photos of the 1986 Cimarron frameset I picked up the other day. Just sold it to a very nice chap in Arizona.

Anybody ever seen a Deore XT Shark Fin before?
...
08-03-09, 03:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 687
Posted By digitalbicycle

One of my big problems with the older touring...

One of my big problems with the older touring rigs is that they don't have a ton of clearance once you throw fenders on them, but the one Odyssey I've seen looked as if it would take 45mm tires! Can...
07-30-09, 11:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 803
Posted By digitalbicycle

Here's a single-bottle option: ...

Here's a single-bottle option:
http://www.amazon.com/ACCLAIM-BOTTLE-HOLDER-SEATPOST-SILVER/dp/B001N59CLY
07-30-09, 06:10 AM
Replies: 6,554
Views: 1,546,903
Posted By digitalbicycle

SixtyFiver, if you post any more pictures of your...

SixtyFiver, if you post any more pictures of your Kuwahara you're going to have to give it to me as punishment! Just kidding. But I really do covet it.
07-29-09, 07:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 572
Posted By digitalbicycle

....And it's gone.

....And it's gone.
07-29-09, 07:19 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 57,602
Posted By digitalbicycle

Want: Nice 26" wheelset, preferably with 126mm...

Want:
Nice 26" wheelset, preferably with 126mm hubs for 7spd freewheel
Nitto or Surly racks
8cm Nitto Dirtdrop stem
Assorted other stuff for my 26" tourer build


Have:
Some miscellaneous...
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