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04-19-21, 03:58 PM
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Posted By chaadster

For sure, yes, and the reason was plain: they...

For sure, yes, and the reason was plain: they were a cross between a road bike and an MTB. Back in those days, there was none of the confusion that folks seem to have today about the term “hybrid,”...
04-15-21, 07:29 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,449
Posted By chaadster

I don’t doubt you were proficient, but there’s no...

I don’t doubt you were proficient, but there’s no way it was quick by my standards. New bars and shifters meant new cables and housing and derailleur readjustment. What a nightmare; you must be a...
04-15-21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,449
Posted By chaadster

The OP said the bike did not have discs, so it is...

The OP said the bike did not have discs, so it is clear.
04-15-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,449
Posted By chaadster

I dunno...the top pro DH guys had them to some...

I dunno...the top pro DH guys had them to some extent, but I think Trek was the first production MTB to wear them, and that was very late ‘90s, probably ‘98 or ‘99.

In any case, we’re clear that...
04-15-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,449
Posted By chaadster

Sidepulls? So you had to change the brakes back...

Sidepulls? So you had to change the brakes back and forth from Vs or cantis, too?! Phew! that was a crapload of parts and work, man, so no wonder I don’t remember anyone doing that. Most of us...
04-15-21, 08:02 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,449
Posted By chaadster

A mid-‘90s Raleigh MTB with discs? That doesn’t...

A mid-‘90s Raleigh MTB with discs? That doesn’t seem right according to my memory, which is why I asked.
04-15-21, 06:57 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,449
Posted By chaadster

TiHabanero how did you switch wheel sizes on a 25...

TiHabanero how did you switch wheel sizes on a 25 year old MTB retrofitted with drop bars? How did you make the brakes work?
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