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01-19-21, 12:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,734
Posted By trailmix

I am running a SON Widebody Delux on the front of...

I am running a SON Widebody Delux on the front of my tourer with a Paul JONO hub on the back laced to Velocity Fusion wheels with Wheelsmith DB spokes. Happy with the results.
12-18-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 7,730
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, 12:53 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,644
Posted By trailmix

Unfortunately, no. I did replace the rear tire...

Unfortunately, no. I did replace the rear tire but nothing other than that. It is rideable but needs some TLC, I think that I have too many projects.
12-18-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 7,730
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: 7,730
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: 20,097
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: 9,475
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 canít wait to see how yours turns out.
10-23-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,475
Posted By trailmix

The top tube doesnít look as bad as I was...

The top tube doesnít look as bad as I was expecting. I have an 83 Panasonic PT-5000 that has a small dent in the top tube from where it fell over when the previous owner was on tour and it doesnít...
10-22-20, 10:31 AM
Replies: 452
Views: 68,572
Posted By trailmix

I am a real cheap-o, too much for me.

I am a real cheap-o, too much for me.
10-21-20, 04:07 AM
Replies: 452
Views: 68,572
Posted By trailmix

I always find bikes when I am not looking for...

I always find bikes when I am not looking for them. I wanted an 85 Trek 620 for the longest time with no luck and once I finally gave up, a nearly mint one showed up just a couple of miles from my...
10-20-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 68,572
Posted By trailmix

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

nice looking bike, I would like to find a 23í 86-88 someday.
10-20-20, 05:10 AM
Replies: 452
Views: 68,572
Posted By trailmix

She loves the color and the tan accents which is...

She loves the color and the tan accents which is why she requested a set of skin wall Paselas.
This bike is used for short touring trips like weekends or overnight rides.
She is definitely a fan...
10-19-20, 07:17 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 68,572
Posted By trailmix

I donít have a Voyageur but my wife does. Not the...

I donít 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...
10-11-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,573
Posted By trailmix

I have a bunch of old touring bikes and I have...

I have a bunch of old touring bikes and I have always wondered how they compare to the LHT. Honestly I havenít really needed to replace what I have so it hasnít happened yet. The only mechanical...
10-08-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,682
Posted By trailmix

nice bike!

nice bike!
10-08-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,430
Posted By trailmix

Be careful if you go the cantilever route. Some...

Be careful if you go the cantilever route. Some frames may be problematic when converting to 700c. Not saying it can't be done but it is something to keep in mind.
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 ď30erĒ and they will be hot
10-03-20, 05:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 572
Posted By trailmix

I agree, I am pretty sure Sugino made many of the...

I agree, I am pretty sure Sugino made many of the Cannondale cranks but I have no proof.
10-02-20, 07:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 730
Posted By trailmix

Wish I lived closer, that Raleigh looks nice.

Wish I lived closer, that Raleigh looks nice.
10-02-20, 06:03 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,271
Posted By trailmix

I love these little trips. Some people think...

I love these little trips. Some people think touring has to be a 6 month voyage int the abyss but that isnít realistic for many people. Touring is what you make it and it looks like the OP had a...
09-27-20, 12:58 PM
Replies: 2,540
Views: 861,876
Posted By trailmix

My momís 1989 Cannondale ST400. She likes this...

My momís 1989 Cannondale ST400. She likes this bike better than her fancy new Specialized carbon thingy....
09-26-20, 05:22 AM
Replies: 2,540
Views: 861,876
Posted By trailmix

I will give the wax a try, it will at least make...

I will give the wax a try, it will at least make it look better.
09-24-20, 08:46 AM
Replies: 2,540
Views: 861,876
Posted By trailmix

Love that color, what year is it?

Love that color, what year is it?
09-24-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 2,540
Views: 861,876
Posted By trailmix

I am more concerned with stopping the rust that...

I am more concerned with stopping the rust that making a show bike. Would a healthy dose of wax on the frame stop the rust?

Those Voyageurs are nice bikes, my wife rides an 88 and she loves it.
09-24-20, 08:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,431
Posted By trailmix

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The 40 year old Panaracers on my Univega are...
09-23-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 2,540
Views: 861,876
Posted By trailmix

I need help

Old touring bikes are following me home. This time it was a cosmetically challenged 1985 Raleigh Kodiak that appears to here very few miles on it.
...
09-23-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 2,540
Views: 861,876
Posted By trailmix

Nice looking bike.

Nice looking bike.
09-23-20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,564
Posted By trailmix

Very cool, thanks for sharing.

Very cool, thanks for sharing.
09-23-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,644
Posted By trailmix

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09-16-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 888
Posted By trailmix

I have used that derailleur with a 7 speed...

I have used that derailleur with a 7 speed freewheel and downtube shifters. I donít see why it wouldnít work with thumbies?
09-14-20, 05:29 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 20,097
Posted By trailmix

I think the pictures sometimes hide some of the...

I think the pictures sometimes hide some of the bad spots on some of the bikes. I know my entry looks much better in the photos than it does in person and I suspect others are in the same boat. And...
09-14-20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,619
Posted By trailmix

Ditto

Ditto
09-11-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 2,540
Views: 861,876
Posted By trailmix

It is funny, sometimes it looks black or gray and...

It is funny, sometimes it looks black or gray and other times it looks burgundy
09-11-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 2,540
Views: 861,876
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: 481,999
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...
09-10-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,315
Posted By trailmix

Ugly is only skin deep. Personally, I love...

Ugly is only skin deep.

Personally, I love Shimano 6200.
09-06-20, 08:34 PM
Replies: 2,540
Views: 861,876
Posted By trailmix

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1989 Cannondale ST600
09-06-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 2,540
Views: 861,876
Posted By trailmix

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1984 Cannondale ST
09-06-20, 08:31 PM
Replies: 2,540
Views: 861,876
Posted By trailmix

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1983 Panasonic PT5000
09-06-20, 08:30 PM
Replies: 2,540
Views: 861,876
Posted By trailmix

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1990 Cannondale ST400
09-06-20, 08:28 PM
Replies: 2,540
Views: 861,876
Posted By trailmix

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1988 Cannondale ST700
08-27-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 20,097
Posted By trailmix

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08-19-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,917
Posted By trailmix

I have owned a number of Treks from the 80s and I...

I have owned a number of Treks from the 80s and I think they are decent bikes although I didnít share their affinity for Helicomatic hubs. My 85 500 is one of my favorites for all around road...
Forum: Touring
07-29-20, 01:36 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,910
Posted By trailmix

Theft deterrent?

Theft deterrent?
07-18-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 25,680
Posted By trailmix

My wife is 5í7 and rides a 21Ē ST600, while I am...

My wife is 5í7 and rides a 21Ē ST600, while I am 5í11 and ride a 23Ē. Hope this helps.
Depending on your build, you may be a 23 or 25
07-14-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 964
Posted By trailmix

Oh yes, you are right, the Cannondales were 700c.

Oh yes, you are right, the Cannondales were 700c.
07-14-20, 07:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 964
Posted By trailmix

The 1985 Cannondale SR300 had Miche hubs and...

The 1985 Cannondale SR300 had Miche hubs and Rigida 1320 rims.
1986 SR400 also had this hub/rim combo.
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