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12-18-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 7,729
Posted By trailmix

Never had an Expedition but old Cannondale...

Never had an Expedition but old Cannondale tourers with their 45 3/4 cm stays are awesome. We must be on the same quest, I have been hoarding old tourers over the last few years. I can't seem to get...
12-18-20, 01:53 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,644
Posted By trailmix

Beautiful bike with great components. Sugino AT +...

Beautiful bike with great components. Sugino AT + Shimano DX=:love:
12-18-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 7,729
Posted By trailmix

I am a big fan of looooooong chainstays. They...

I am a big fan of looooooong chainstays. They just feel right.
12-17-20, 07:18 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 7,729
Posted By trailmix

I have enjoyed mine over the years. Don't worry,...

I have enjoyed mine over the years. Don't worry, those cable housings are long gone....
10-28-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 20,092
Posted By trailmix

Challenge Complete

Well I finally managed to log the miles just in time to have knee surgery. It took some time and I think my longest ride was 18 miles with most of them in the 2-3 mile range. Now I can set about...
10-24-20, 06:22 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,474
Posted By trailmix

^^^^^^Thanks for the detailed info. If I ever...

^^^^^^Thanks for the detailed info. If I ever find a 58cm within my budget I would definitely snap it up. I can’t wait to see how yours turns out.
10-20-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 68,571
Posted By trailmix

nice looking bike, I would like to find a 23’...

nice looking bike, I would like to find a 23’ 86-88 someday.
10-19-20, 07:17 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 68,571
Posted By trailmix

I don’t have a Voyageur but my wife does. Not the...

I don’t have a Voyageur but my wife does. Not the best pics but they are the only ones that I have at the moment. Probably going to switch back to quill stem and install a new set of Pasela tires...
10-05-20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,146
Posted By trailmix

Why can't we do both, it makes as much sense as...

Why can't we do both, it makes as much sense as the current hype sizing. We can use 30er for smooth road tires and Dirty 630 for more aggressive tires. I am all for making tire sizing even more...
10-04-20, 07:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,146
Posted By trailmix

It is as if someone asked Leonard Cohen about...

It is as if someone asked Leonard Cohen about wheel sizing.
10-04-20, 04:40 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,146
Posted By trailmix

I am waiting until they come back in style. After...

I am waiting until they come back in style. After the marketing hype machine gets through with them they will be called “30er” and they will be hot
09-24-20, 08:46 AM
Replies: 2,540
Views: 861,859
Posted By trailmix

Love that color, what year is it?

Love that color, what year is it?
09-23-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,644
Posted By trailmix

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09-11-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 2,540
Views: 861,859
Posted By trailmix

Just picked up another. This one is an 84 Univega...

Just picked up another. This one is an 84 Univega purchased from the original owner's widow. I like the half-step gearing chart....
09-10-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 1,448
Views: 481,994
Posted By trailmix

So this just arrived, I am starting to show a...

So this just arrived, I am starting to show a real sickness for 80s touring bikes. Specialissima 84' in a dark burgundy color with Blackburn accessories. Going to do a little tour/ camping on the...
09-06-20, 08:34 PM
Replies: 2,540
Views: 861,859
Posted By trailmix

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1989 Cannondale ST600
09-06-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 2,540
Views: 861,859
Posted By trailmix

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1984 Cannondale ST
09-06-20, 08:31 PM
Replies: 2,540
Views: 861,859
Posted By trailmix

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1983 Panasonic PT5000
09-06-20, 08:30 PM
Replies: 2,540
Views: 861,859
Posted By trailmix

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1990 Cannondale ST400
09-06-20, 08:28 PM
Replies: 2,540
Views: 861,859
Posted By trailmix

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1988 Cannondale ST700
08-27-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 20,092
Posted By trailmix

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07-18-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 25,675
Posted By trailmix

My wife is 5’7 and rides a 21” ST600, while I am...

My wife is 5’7 and rides a 21” ST600, while I am 5’11 and ride a 23”. Hope this helps.
Depending on your build, you may be a 23 or 25
06-26-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 1,220
Views: 301,526
Posted By trailmix

Very nice

Very nice
06-25-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 1,220
Views: 301,526
Posted By trailmix

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06-16-20, 08:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 477
Posted By trailmix

Univega with no serial number?

I have what I believe to be an early-mid 80s Univega Sportour. The bike was given to me and sat unused in my garage until the sale of a couple of my daily riders pressed this neglected bike into...
05-29-20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,763
Posted By trailmix

This is one of my 88 ST700s. It is running 27 x 1...

This is one of my 88 ST700s. It is running 27 x 1 1/4 Continentals and SKS Longboard fenders and everything fits with no rubbing. It often depends on the width of the tire and it has been mentioned...
04-23-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,360
Posted By trailmix

I would definitely go with the Wike. Well built...

I would definitely go with the Wike. Well built and backed by great customer service. I had a Burley and I didn't like it as well.
I also really like the look of the Cycletote trailers too but no...
01-17-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,000
Posted By trailmix

Will 28s fit? Yes and no. I have dozens of...

Will 28s fit? Yes and no. I have dozens of Cannondales and one of my favorites is a 1998 R1000 and certain brands of 28s will fit and some are just a little too tight. Also it helps to have the...
Forum: Commuting
10-11-19, 06:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,380
Posted By trailmix

I am more worried about the 3 cars I saw this...

I am more worried about the 3 cars I saw this morning driving in the dark with no lights.
Forum: Commuting
07-04-19, 06:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,324
Posted By trailmix

I check mine every time there is a new tire...

I check mine every time there is a new tire thread on BF...so about 3 times a day.
Forum: Commuting
07-04-19, 04:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,071
Posted By trailmix

Of the tires listed, I would pick the Panaracer...

Of the tires listed, I would pick the Panaracer Gravel Kings. They are a great combination of decent weight and toughness. I use them on my randonneuring bike for the reasons mentioned, decent weight...
Forum: Commuting
07-04-19, 03:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,029
Posted By trailmix

Here is a pic after a typical grocery run....

Here is a pic after a typical grocery run. Rubbermaid totes are full plus paper towels and diapers. I have some larger totes as well and they are stackable but I rarely need that much capacity....
06-22-19, 01:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,573
Posted By trailmix

I think the cranks are 175. I am probably over...

I think the cranks are 175. I am probably over exaggerating the heel strikes as it only happens when I use my bigger panniers. My previous commuter was a touring bike with really long chain stays so...
06-21-19, 06:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,573
Posted By trailmix

I have a Univega Alpina Uno LX (same frame, I...

I have a Univega Alpina Uno LX (same frame, I think) and I really like it. I have it set up with fenders, racks and panniers and I mainly use it for commuting. My only complaint is with the chain...
Forum: Commuting
06-10-19, 08:10 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 11,720
Posted By trailmix

I think he is the reason the ignore function was...

I think he is the reason the ignore function was created.
Forum: Commuting
06-07-19, 05:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,029
Posted By trailmix

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I use Rubbermaid totes and a trailer. One of the totes is lined with foam for...
Forum: Commuting
06-06-19, 11:50 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 11,720
Posted By trailmix

Haha, I have had him on ignore for years. I...

Haha, I have had him on ignore for years. I realized that his sole purpose on this forum is to derail other people's threads.
Forum: Commuting
01-29-17, 09:54 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,312
Posted By trailmix

I guess I have been doing it wrong all of these...

I guess I have been doing it wrong all of these years, I have been commuting on an 88 Cannondale touring bike since 90 or 91(can't remember when I officially started commuting). I have tried many...
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