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05-21-19, 05:00 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,117
Posted By treebound

I finally had a couple bikes sell for fair...

I finally had a couple bikes sell for fair prices, but it took months of off and on postings.

A regular seller in my area does as bargainguy above says he does (could be the same person for all I...
05-06-19, 11:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 434
Posted By treebound

Thanks everyone. I decided to pass on the deal. A...

Thanks everyone. I decided to pass on the deal. A prior crash suspicion was part of the reason, the color match was another part and I didnít want to get into a full repainting project. Good info to...
05-01-19, 08:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 434
Posted By treebound

Finding proper forks for older bikes

How difficult is it to spec and find a proper fork for an older road bike? Iím thinking about a bare frame (fairly sure mid-90ís road bike), but Iíve also checked into a few frames from the...
04-22-19, 02:35 PM
Replies: 937
Views: 146,785
Posted By treebound

As near as I can figure it is an SR300 maybe.

As near as I can figure it is an SR300 maybe.
04-22-19, 08:16 AM
Replies: 13,330
Views: 2,626,301
Posted By treebound

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/83906983_85cd_4c6d_9bda_a7cfc4dba70b_762955fa63b5565dfad99fd944295007563f28a9.jpeg
Marin San Rafael, Iím guessing around a 1998 model....
04-14-19, 07:26 AM
Replies: 937
Views: 146,785
Posted By treebound

Nope, bike doesnít float and I didnít feel like...

Nope, bike doesnít float and I didnít feel like swimming. That section of the trail was flooded by the creek probably four different times last summer.
04-10-19, 08:28 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,605
Posted By treebound

This thread reminds me that Iím going to need to...

This thread reminds me that Iím going to need to flush the Shimano 600 8-speed brifters when I drag that bike out of the basement this year. I usually use a mix of wd-40 and some silicon spray lube....
04-10-19, 08:05 PM
Replies: 937
Views: 146,785
Posted By treebound

Slightspeed, While I don’t normally like dents...

Slightspeed,
While I don’t normally like dents or holes in my bikes, I’d be okay with the bullet hole. :thumb:
04-10-19, 08:01 PM
Replies: 937
Views: 146,785
Posted By treebound

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/db891c21_a416_4da8_85f0_9d6aa5d84cc0_6b7f5cc4872ee7e297b2bf979048460549415413.jpeg
1989, but a 60cm so a hair too tall. Currently...
04-10-19, 07:07 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,880
Posted By treebound

I don’t know the whole story of Easthill, not...

I don’t know the whole story of Easthill, not even sure I know part of it, just some events around the timeframe of her departure from here. I do know she seems like a good person and rides some of...
04-10-19, 06:54 PM
Replies: 2,332
Views: 431,936
Posted By treebound

Rules of life: Never argue with someone who owns...

Rules of life: Never argue with someone who owns their own tank named Ruby.

The bike is nice too. 8)
04-06-19, 09:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,233
Posted By treebound

‘tis better to chase a rainbow than sit at home...

‘tis better to chase a rainbow than sit at home and dream about it, for in the actual chase we may discover far more than our dreams could have ever imagined.
04-06-19, 08:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,233
Posted By treebound

I’m considering a 6-hour drive for a bike on the...

I’m considering a 6-hour drive for a bike on the goodwill site. Hopefully the bidding goes up to relieve me of the temptation.
Forum: Touring
04-05-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,141
Posted By treebound

The auction shows it ships from Hawaii, I’ve read...

The auction shows it ships from Hawaii, I’ve read about a lot of rust issues on bikes in Hawaii, so unless you can find someone to inspect it in person then i would personally pass on it. I could do...
04-02-19, 09:27 PM
Replies: 13,330
Views: 2,626,301
Posted By treebound

3SpeedSlow, I like that Rock Ring on your 930.

3SpeedSlow, I like that Rock Ring on your 930.
04-02-19, 09:10 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 11,069
Posted By treebound

Aubergine, your Rodriguez is NICE, very nice.

Aubergine, your Rodriguez is NICE, very nice.
04-02-19, 09:05 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 11,069
Posted By treebound

Some green is greener than other greens, but this...

Some green is greener than other greens, but this is what Iíve got in green.
1995 Trek 520 and 2001 Novara Randonee:
...
03-31-19, 09:46 PM
Replies: 13,330
Views: 2,626,301
Posted By treebound

Thrift shop find today, I believe it is a 1996...

Thrift shop find today, I believe it is a 1996 Trek 930 with upgraded cranks and an aftermarket Scott handlebar....
03-29-19, 11:05 PM
Replies: 2,332
Views: 431,936
Posted By treebound

Gotta respect the local trail builders and...

Gotta respect the local trail builders and maintainers. Iíll get it muddy eventually. 8)
03-29-19, 01:54 PM
Replies: 2,332
Views: 431,936
Posted By treebound

What little miles Iíve put on it the drivetrain...

What little miles Iíve put on it the drivetrain seems to work well. I installed a dropper post on it in the last week or so. Any interest Iíve had from local potential buyers have been lowball...
03-17-19, 08:27 PM
Replies: 2,332
Views: 431,936
Posted By treebound

lately Iíve been using the imgur app. I havenít...

lately Iíve been using the imgur app. I havenít fully explored it with a computer yet, just using it with the iphone to upload to the app then capture the link to post here and elsewhere.
03-15-19, 05:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 770
Posted By treebound

I stopped at an LBS today at lunch and got cable...

I stopped at an LBS today at lunch and got cable and housing for the dropper seat post, and priced options for the tubeless switch as well. Right now I’m thinking of running the tubes in the current...
03-15-19, 10:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 770
Posted By treebound

I’ll have to look up the specs on the tires, I...

I’ll have to look up the specs on the tires, I didn’t see any markings on the tires to tell me if they were tubeless or tube only.

thanks for the input.
03-14-19, 09:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 770
Posted By treebound

Going tubeless

Iíve got a 2013 Trek Stache 7, have put it up for sale a couple times over the past 12 months due to not riding it much (rain driven trail closures last summer plus family stuff), and Iím tired of...
03-13-19, 11:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,717
Posted By treebound

I remember some of the pie discussions, tomorrow...

I remember some of the pie discussions, tomorrow is 3-14.

There are several 50+ and 60+ cycling focused groups on facebook, sometimes the couple I’m on have moderator enforcements applied.

Tom...
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