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06-23-19, 02:15 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,527
Posted By ryansu

(rider) Scotty I need more Power! (Pedal...

(rider) Scotty I need more Power!
(Pedal Assist) I'm giving her all she's got Captain, if I push it any harder the whole thing 'll blow!
06-22-19, 10:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,037
Posted By ryansu

Nice bike OP. Btw if a 7 speed mega range is too...

Nice bike OP. Btw if a 7 speed mega range is too wide to fit they do make a 6 speed - picture attached to show how I know - went through this in March. If you need a new chain I recommend A SRAM PC...
06-14-19, 11:40 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 16,034
Posted By ryansu

The Man won one tour while racing against most of...

The Man won one tour while racing against most of his own freaking team (Slaying the Badger (https://www.velopress.com/books/slaying-the-badger/)) and one with bird shot pellets still in his body,...
06-10-19, 09:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By ryansu

time capsule -nice score OP

time capsule -nice score OP
06-06-19, 11:28 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,500
Posted By ryansu

Nice Centurion OP lost out on one like that a few...

Nice Centurion OP lost out on one like that a few years ago but came up with a Nishiki Cresta GT, I might suggest doing a shorter tour first as a shake down which should help you figure out what...
06-05-19, 12:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 513
Posted By ryansu

People did in fact ride bikes with shifters...

People did in fact ride bikes with shifters mounted on the down tube for a number of decades and still do....that being said make the bike comfortable for you or find one that is already set up in a...
06-01-19, 07:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 502
Posted By ryansu

Nice job OP looks like the perfect getting around...

Nice job OP looks like the perfect getting around town bike, I refurbed a french market Peugeot Mixte for my girl a few years back. She doesn't like me posting pictures of her on the web, despite her...
06-01-19, 01:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 650
Posted By ryansu

I used to read Kents ...

I used to read Kents (http://kentsbike.blogspot.com/)bike blog and as a seller of bikes he often encountered the situation of the guy wanting to buy a bike for his GF so they could ride together but...
05-30-19, 11:02 PM
Replies: 2,085
Views: 637,143
Posted By ryansu

I lucked into this 1987 Trek 520 Cirrus at the...

I lucked into this 1987 Trek 520 Cirrus at the co-op for $75 just in time for the Clunker Challenge and now that I completed the 100 k the bike will get some down time before its gets the Spa...
05-30-19, 10:54 PM
Replies: 2,085
Views: 637,143
Posted By ryansu

This is the Mark II version of the bike in thread...

This is the Mark II version of the bike in thread 2045 (https://www.bikeforums.net/20571155-post2045.html) A 1987 Nishiki Cresta GT, I had a crash in March that bent the forks which gugie was kind...
05-30-19, 09:41 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,027
Posted By ryansu

Sweet ride ! looking forward to more pics as it...

Sweet ride ! looking forward to more pics as it gets finished
05-27-19, 12:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,089
Posted By ryansu

After I discovered steel frames didn't jack...

After I discovered steel frames didn't jack hammer me over my local crumbling streets the way my 99 Cannondale R800 did I then stumbled onto the Riv site and lusted heavily over the lugged frames, I...
05-24-19, 08:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,660
Posted By ryansu

Its not a purse its European! (same Seinfeld)

Its not a purse its European! (same Seinfeld)
05-22-19, 10:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 354
Posted By ryansu

I bleeping hate those things. I gleefully scrap...

I bleeping hate those things. I gleefully scrap them as I did last weekend while overhauling the front hub of the 87 LeTour that I am refurbing for sale. I, like most 10 year olds, can operate a...
05-21-19, 11:15 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,811
Posted By ryansu

Ok its not vintage as a 2009 frame but its steel,...

Ok its not vintage as a 2009 frame but its steel, I built up it from a frameset, it has a bar end shifter -its a 1x9- in friction mode, a B.17 and Nitto Rando bars, yes I am reaching. My workhorse...
05-17-19, 01:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,070
Posted By ryansu

+1 on fit, and give some thought to where and how...

+1 on fit, and give some thought to where and how you might use the bike, pavement, hills, gravel, errands, commuting, bar hoping??. As someone said above Old mountain bikes (rigid forks not...
05-17-19, 01:13 PM
Replies: 6,877
Views: 579,178
Posted By ryansu

Platforms for the win! Nearly all my rides are...

Platforms for the win! Nearly all my rides are sneaker equipped no more speedplay's or SPDs or clips and straps and oddly no more knee pain, or tight shoes or clopping around off the bike. I'm slow...
05-12-19, 03:16 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 24,522
Posted By ryansu

As bugs would say You're getting warmer doc...

As bugs would say You're getting warmer doc finally got in a ride that wasn't a short errand, 14 km bringing me to 80 km total. Called my Mom to wish her Happy Mothers day and hit the road.
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05-10-19, 12:28 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 17,372
Posted By ryansu

As others have said welcome. I used to worship at...

As others have said welcome. I used to worship at the altar of speed and thought the only bike worth having was a high zoot road race bike. I was in the look down crowd. Then one day I realized being...
05-07-19, 12:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 981
Posted By ryansu

Nice find OP, I was only ever asymmetrically...

Nice find OP, I was only ever asymmetrically opposed to Treks, picked up an 87 520 Cirrus for the clunker challenge this year.
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05-04-19, 07:52 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,622
Posted By ryansu

I would never cry over spilled milk..... spilled...

I would never cry over spilled milk..... spilled wine? that is a whole different matter. May I suggest some straw and a cargo net :D
05-04-19, 11:10 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,690
Posted By ryansu

when you pry it from my cold dead hands...

when you pry it from my cold dead hands...
04-29-19, 12:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,255
Posted By ryansu

Give it a test without the spacer see if the cups...

Give it a test without the spacer see if the cups go all the way in, and if you have clearance for the inner chain ring, does the crank spin freely -if those things check see how the FD lines up. The...
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