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08-29-14, 08:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,851
Posted By JJPistols

I prefer my new velo orange shifters to my old...

I prefer my new velo orange shifters to my old suntour shifters, but would buy either one again.
08-23-14, 09:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 708
Posted By JJPistols

Enjoy the ride!

Enjoy the ride!
08-12-14, 10:14 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,983
Posted By JJPistols

What a shame that someone who brought so much to...

What a shame that someone who brought so much to joy to so many people couldn't keep enough for himself. Thank you, Robin Williams. Sorry to see you go.
07-29-14, 03:12 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 16,216
Posted By JJPistols

396198 This is a drop bar conversion on a...

396198

This is a drop bar conversion on a Nishiki hybrid from the same era, it's my commuter/main bike.
07-29-14, 01:04 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 16,216
Posted By JJPistols

Cool, I'm right by campus. We should have a trek...

Cool, I'm right by campus. We should have a trek meet up sometime.
07-29-14, 12:03 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 16,216
Posted By JJPistols

What part of town are you in? Did you go to...

What part of town are you in? Did you go to Frankenbike last weekend?
07-29-14, 10:01 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 16,216
Posted By JJPistols

Fantastic machine! I picked up a 790 a few months...

Fantastic machine! I picked up a 790 a few months back off of Austin CL. I'm currently trying to decide if it ends up with drops or vo porteur bars. Congrats on yours!
07-24-14, 09:08 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,199
Posted By JJPistols

That, sir, is a machine most excellent.

That, sir, is a machine most excellent.
07-19-14, 08:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,607
Posted By JJPistols

Wonderful machine!

Wonderful machine!
07-19-14, 10:35 AM
Replies: 7,836
Views: 2,194,540
Posted By JJPistols

394051 This is a late 80s Jamis Explorer...

394051

This is a late 80s Jamis Explorer I've just gotten back into riding shape after watching it sit on CL for a couple months. Far from a high end bike in its day, it has straight gauge...
07-19-14, 10:27 AM
Replies: 7,118
Views: 2,767,689
Posted By JJPistols

394050 Here's my 1992ish Nishiki Katmandu...

394050

Here's my 1992ish Nishiki Katmandu hybrid that has had drop bars for a couple of years now. I took a little ride through the woods this morning. This is my everyday commuter bike. 700x42...
07-18-14, 09:04 AM
Replies: 7,836
Views: 2,194,540
Posted By JJPistols

Fantastic machine!

Fantastic machine!
07-04-14, 10:45 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,433
Posted By JJPistols

Very entertaining! Thank you.

Very entertaining! Thank you.
06-18-14, 12:54 PM
Replies: 7,118
Views: 2,767,689
Posted By JJPistols

I like that Raliegh a lot, but it is way bigger...

I like that Raliegh a lot, but it is way bigger than the others. What size do you need?
Forum: Commuting
06-16-14, 09:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,819
Posted By JJPistols

Met a friend for a show a couple weeks ago. I...

Met a friend for a show a couple weeks ago. I biked, she drove. She parked in the wrong place and got towed. I took the wheels off my bike and got it into a car2go, but had to leave the back window...
06-16-14, 09:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,579
Posted By JJPistols

I've got an 85 model, had to replace the rd. it...

I've got an 85 model, had to replace the rd. it rides like a Cadillac, not real quick feeling but very comfortable, definitely a good choice for long rides, but I've got bikes that feel more "fun"...
Forum: Commuting
05-20-14, 05:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,134
Posted By JJPistols

That's three things.

That's three things.
11-03-13, 08:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,876
Posted By JJPistols

If those 27 x 1 3/8 are kenda cross tires,...

If those 27 x 1 3/8 are kenda cross tires, they're actually a good deal narrower than that. A pasela 27 x 1 1/4 is fatter than the kenda.
10-22-13, 10:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 964
Posted By JJPistols

Cool! Love the adverts.

Cool! Love the adverts.
10-21-13, 08:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 913
Posted By JJPistols

Some of the comments in the linked article are...

Some of the comments in the linked article are pretty silly. Beware the strange traffic patterns of other towns!
10-08-13, 11:54 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 14,437
Posted By JJPistols

http://www.flickr.com/photos/61644491@N00/10158065...

http://www.flickr.com/photos/61644491@N00/10158065736/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/61644491@N00/10157831534/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/61644491@N00/10157977276/

1985 Le Tour Luxe
09-29-13, 03:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,896
Posted By JJPistols

no kidding, I need a good fat 27" tire to make...

no kidding, I need a good fat 27" tire to make the scene.
09-28-13, 07:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 540
Posted By JJPistols

I was leaning towards keeping it 27, I think I'm...

I was leaning towards keeping it 27, I think I'm leaning a lot harder now. Thanks, y'all.
09-28-13, 07:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 540
Posted By JJPistols

What would you do?

I have a 1985 Schwinn Le Tour Luxe. I have replaced the bars, stem, levers and rear derailluer. The 27" wheelset needs replacing. It wears new gatorskins.

If I convert to 700c, I'll have to...
06-24-13, 01:03 PM
Replies: 7,118
Views: 2,767,689
Posted By JJPistols

Here's my old one. ...

Here's my old one.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/61644491@N00/5149191095/


http://www.flickr.com/photos/61644491@N00/5149191095/in/photolist-8R1X7P-8R1WMz-8R55Md-8R68oj-8R54vN-8R54TU/lightbox/
06-07-13, 06:15 PM
Replies: 7,118
Views: 2,767,689
Posted By JJPistols

Fantastic machine.

Fantastic machine.
04-22-13, 12:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,448
Posted By JJPistols

That is a marvelous machine!

That is a marvelous machine!
04-08-13, 10:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,466
Posted By JJPistols

The lug lining looks fantastic!

The lug lining looks fantastic!
04-01-13, 09:12 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,427
Posted By JJPistols

I just wear my clothes when I ride. I do have a...

I just wear my clothes when I ride. I do have a wind resistant jacket and a rain shell for when I need it. I'm a transportation/commuter cyclist mainly, and also take short (under 15 mile) pleasure...
03-20-13, 09:49 AM
Replies: 7,118
Views: 2,767,689
Posted By JJPistols

Lovely machine.

Lovely machine.
03-10-13, 05:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 672
Posted By JJPistols

Sxsw is going on, sixth street is a circus. It's...

Sxsw is going on, sixth street is a circus. It's interactive and film events, with music coming later in the week. Wander around and you'll find plenty to see and hear, even without a wristband....
Forum: Commuting
03-04-13, 02:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 323
Posted By JJPistols

It's cool that they're building for cyclists, but...

It's cool that they're building for cyclists, but seems that it really is only happening to add more vehicular traffic lanes. They need to build a bike bridge from my house to the new Trader Joes...
02-11-13, 12:10 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,219
Posted By JJPistols

. I would love it if someone cared...

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I would love it if someone cared enough to hate my bike. I think.
12-03-12, 09:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,218
Posted By JJPistols

Cool thanks

Cool thanks
11-06-12, 11:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 923
Posted By JJPistols

http://www.flickr.com/photos/61644491@N00/81564250...

http://www.flickr.com/photos/61644491@N00/8156425031/


http://www.flickr.com/photos/61644491@N00/8156384305/
11-03-12, 08:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 923
Posted By JJPistols

Ive got one. I'll try to remember to take a...

Ive got one. I'll try to remember to take a photo. Anything you want to know about it?
10-15-12, 07:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 839
Posted By JJPistols

Looks great!

Looks great!
10-01-12, 03:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,575
Posted By JJPistols

I'm still using a 7 speed drive train with my...

I'm still using a 7 speed drive train with my suntour shifters. I've used the same shifters on a 9 speed setup, and they worked a charm. Friction shifters aren't picky.
09-29-12, 05:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,575
Posted By JJPistols

Origin8 classiq sport stem is what I'm using on...

Origin8 classiq sport stem is what I'm using on my nishiki hybrid conversion. It's 180mm tall, 30 degree with 85mm reach and has a removable faceplate for easier bar changes, it accepts 25.4. They...
09-28-12, 05:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,513
Posted By JJPistols

Isnt that for 26" wheels?

Isnt that for 26" wheels?
09-27-12, 09:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,513
Posted By JJPistols

I put a Surley Karate Monkey fork on my...

I put a Surley Karate Monkey fork on my Crosstrail. Origin8 might do a slightly cheaper one.
09-27-12, 08:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 747
Posted By JJPistols

Nice save, hope it works out for ya!

Nice save, hope it works out for ya!
09-27-12, 07:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,625
Posted By JJPistols

Gorgeous machine, but the fork looks tweaked to...

Gorgeous machine, but the fork looks tweaked to me.
09-27-12, 07:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,072
Posted By JJPistols

That's cool, looks like fun.

That's cool, looks like fun.
09-07-12, 09:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 796
Posted By JJPistols

A beach cruiser rear wheel with a coaster brake...

A beach cruiser rear wheel with a coaster brake makes for a fun varsity, since you've got tires and a front wheel already. I've built up several old schwinns this way.
09-03-12, 09:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,050
Posted By JJPistols

So two people who actually ride their bikes will...

So two people who actually ride their bikes will end up with better fitting rides, and one also gets a much needed project to keep busy? Money is transient, sounds like a deal with positive outcomes...
08-09-12, 12:13 AM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,300,362
Posted By JJPistols

Thanks!

Thanks!
08-08-12, 03:34 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,300,362
Posted By JJPistols

Anybody have a lead on a 24" Schwinn crisscross...

Anybody have a lead on a 24" Schwinn crisscross or similar frame set or complete?


Edit: or other big fella sized old steel hybrid, multitrack etc.
07-31-12, 11:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,508
Posted By JJPistols

Correct me if I'm wrong, but wouldnt changing to...

Correct me if I'm wrong, but wouldnt changing to 700s from 27s drop your stand over height a tiny bit?
12-16-10, 03:09 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 12,078
Posted By JJPistols

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5008/5264864493_18e...

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5008/5264864493_18edd19173_z.jpg
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