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02-10-17, 03:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,526
Posted By SlickCycles

Surly Disc Trucker and Xtracycle?

Hi Forum

Looking to see if anyone has had experience w adding an xtracycle add on to a disc Trucker.

I love my touring bike and wouldn't like to convert it to a safe way to transport my kids...
11-24-16, 09:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 557
Posted By SlickCycles

New to disc breaks so not too sure how to do...

New to disc breaks so not too sure how to do that. Brakes still work well, would they slip out of position?
11-24-16, 08:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 557
Posted By SlickCycles

Yeah turned it with my fingers and didn't hear...

Yeah turned it with my fingers and didn't hear any clicks
11-24-16, 07:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 557
Posted By SlickCycles

Lost Avid BB7_Mtn Adjuster Knob. Safe to Ride?

I lost my Avid BB7_Mtn outside Adjuster Knob while transporting it on the bus.

I'm away for vacation and dying to take it out for a ride before the LBS is open.

I did check and the break still...
Forum: Touring
07-13-15, 08:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,004
Posted By SlickCycles

Great info!

Great info!
Forum: Touring
07-10-15, 12:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,004
Posted By SlickCycles

Whew a lot of great info and more research ahead...

Whew a lot of great info and more research ahead (while I save up a few bucks). Most likely going to lean towards the SP - B&M set up with the e-werk.
Forum: Touring
07-09-15, 01:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,004
Posted By SlickCycles

Rodger that! Thank you

Rodger that! Thank you
Forum: Touring
07-09-15, 01:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,004
Posted By SlickCycles

Thank you. Yes I have heard some great things...

Thank you. Yes I have heard some great things about SONs. The price point is where the heartache is.

I know you get what you pay for so im looking for a functional middle ground
Forum: Touring
07-09-15, 08:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,004
Posted By SlickCycles

Looking for a dynamite dynamo set up (Schmidt vs SP)

Hi forum,

Looking to do a dynamo build for my surly disc trucker. Been researching the Schmidt, which looks all around great, but is pretty steep. My LBS recommended the SP Dynamo SD8 or PD8 and...
06-29-14, 11:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,345
Posted By SlickCycles

Did a little more research and found them to be...

Did a little more research and found them to be the 1940 New World Sports Tourist Pair - Model W3MFC and Model W3LFC
06-29-14, 11:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,345
Posted By SlickCycles

390173 Both are cottered and have the same...

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Both are cottered and have the same design
06-29-14, 10:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,345
Posted By SlickCycles

On the women's bike one of the grips is missing...

On the women's bike one of the grips is missing and the other is cracked. AS Hub Number AW 9
On the men's bike the back rim is rotted and broken byt the hub is still intact. AS Hub Number just AW
...
06-29-14, 10:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,345
Posted By SlickCycles

https://www.flickr.com/photos/125859403@N07/ ...

https://www.flickr.com/photos/125859403@N07/ MORE PICS!!
06-29-14, 10:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,345
Posted By SlickCycles

Restore, Sell, or Toss? Pair of 1940's Arnold Scwhinn New World Bicycles

Hello Forum,

Picked up these 2 Barn Finds this weekend for $125 (for the pair). I have worked on restoring bikes before (mostly 80s and 70s), but never worked on something this old, dirty, rusty,...
06-02-14, 07:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 741
Posted By SlickCycles

That is going off the Levis measurement. ...

That is going off the Levis measurement. Stopped over at the LBS this weekend and they suggested a longer stem (110mm).

After getting measured at the store they said I would prob be best with a...
05-29-14, 12:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 741
Posted By SlickCycles

Surly Frame Switch - Need Help

Hi Forum,

I recently inherited a Surly LHT from a friend and instantly fell in love w the brand. The only problem is I am 5'11" w a 30 in inseam and the bike is 53 cm. Its a great ride but a...
Forum: Touring
05-21-14, 07:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,707
Posted By SlickCycles

Great thank you for the info forum!

Great thank you for the info forum!
Forum: Touring
05-21-14, 02:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,707
Posted By SlickCycles

Which Tire to Choose?

Hi Forum,

I am looking to switch out my older Continental Touring tires for something fresh before I go on my tour from Pitt to DC on the C&O Canal. A majority of the time I use this bike as my...
01-29-14, 09:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,667
Posted By SlickCycles

Thanks for the info everyone! Just emailed...

Thanks for the info everyone! Just emailed him...fingers crossed.
01-29-14, 07:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,667
Posted By SlickCycles

700 x 23 vs 700 x 25c....Will it fit?

Looking to replace a pair of 700 x 25c tires on my 1988 schwinn prelude. I found a pair of 700 x 23mm Continental 4000 on CL and was wondering if they would fit.

Guy is asking $25 so these would...
01-26-14, 04:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 425
Posted By SlickCycles

Issue w/ Trigger Shifting on Front Deraillier

Working on my latest find, a 1996 Mongoose Omega with Shimano RSX shifters, and noticed that the front deraillier is not shifting. As of right now the chain is on the largest sproket of the front...
Replies: 6
Views: 1,579
Posted By SlickCycles

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Replies: 6
Views: 1,579
Posted By SlickCycles

Sweet! Yeah pulled the trigger this morning and...

Sweet! Yeah pulled the trigger this morning and quite happy. I know mongoose was good back in the day, but knew the quality has not been the same for a long time.
Replies: 6
Views: 1,579
Posted By SlickCycles

Mongoose Omega Worth It?

Hello There,

Looking to pick up a Mongoose Omega for $100 and not sure if its worth it. I know these bikes were good in 1996, but is it worth the money now?

Comes with Full Shimano RSX...
Replies: 1
Views: 842
Posted By SlickCycles

Actually nevermind. Looked closer at the pic and...

Actually nevermind. Looked closer at the pic and it does not have track drop outs..must be a 10 speed conversion. Thank you anyway.
Replies: 1
Views: 842
Posted By SlickCycles

1979 Bianchi Pista Super Sport - Worth it?

Hey Forum,

Looking at 1979 Bianchi Pista Super Sport with new Gatorskin Tires and Origin 8 track attack deep v wheelset. Seller is looking for $225.

Thoughts?
11-22-13, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 435
Posted By SlickCycles

This is what it looks le with the current tires....

This is what it looks le with the current tires. Do you think there will be enough clearence?
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11-22-13, 04:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 435
Posted By SlickCycles

Just checked and it does feel like it has the...

Just checked and it does feel like it has the bumps
11-22-13, 04:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 435
Posted By SlickCycles

Can I swap out these tires?

Hi Forum,

I have a older 10 speed with 27 1 1/4 tires. The tires are well worn and I found a 27 1 3/8 pair of tires on CL. Is the small fraction difference major? Or is it an easy swap out and...
Replies: 10
Views: 735
Posted By SlickCycles

Thank you all for the info

Thank you all for the info
Replies: 10
Views: 735
Posted By SlickCycles

Raliegh Technium - Worth The Money?

http://washingtondc.craigslist.org/mld/bik/4201399568.html


Just saw this one on CL. Worth picking up at this price? And whats the potential to flip?
Forum: Triathlon
11-19-13, 07:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 736
Posted By SlickCycles

Giant Trinity Tri Bike 54cm - Worth it?

Just saw this posting online. Needs tune up so I can get it for $650

Good deal with some meat still on the bone? Or should I pass?

http://washingtondc.craigslist.org/nva/bik/4200504245.html
Replies: 3
Views: 751
Posted By SlickCycles

Thank you for the info

Thank you for the info
Replies: 3
Views: 751
Posted By SlickCycles

Puch Steyr Bergmeister - Any Ideas?

Hello There Forum,

Just picked these wheels up the other day for $62. Dont know alot about these bikes, or why it has the olympic rings on it, but looking to get more info and possible value. Bike...
11-10-13, 11:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 382
Posted By SlickCycles

Can I Do An Even Wheel Switch Out?

I have a vintage schwinn traveler with 27 1 1/4 tires. I cant see what the actual rims say.

They are pretty out of true and someone on CL posted a 27 1 1/8 wheelset with 27 1 1/4 tires. I dont...
Replies: 15
Views: 1,791
Posted By SlickCycles

Awesome to hear. Bike is in ready to ride...

Awesome to hear. Bike is in ready to ride condition and priced as such. Also has Edco hubs if that helps any (once again another product I have not come accross in my previous flips)

Thank you
Replies: 15
Views: 1,791
Posted By SlickCycles

Suntour Superbee deraillier and brakes. Suntour...

Suntour Superbee deraillier and brakes. Suntour symmetric shifters.

More pics attached. Thank you all for the input.

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Replies: 15
Views: 1,791
Posted By SlickCycles

Sorry about the re-post. Im new to this site and...

Sorry about the re-post. Im new to this site and decided to add a new post rather then add the pic to the old one. Forum Fail

Frame tubing is Ishiwata 022 tubing
Components are Suntour - but a...
Replies: 15
Views: 1,791
Posted By SlickCycles

Detel Marathon 6000 - Whats it worth?

:thumb: Hello Forum Family,

Just picked up a Detel Marathon 6000 for $50 bucks and curious to what it may be really worth. I know the short history of the company, and frankly never heard of them...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,024
Posted By SlickCycles

Detel Marathon 6000 - Gold or Lead?

Hello Forum World,

Just picked up a Detel Marathon 6000 for $50 and interested in how much it is really worth. I know these bikes are pretty rare, with the company only in business for 2 years,...
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